Racers I am putting this out NOW and will continue to remind thru out the season so everyone can make there plans. THE intent of this event is to have racers from across the US come together from the everyday racer to the National Champions from across the US and Canada. Look at it as a world finals so to speak. IT doesn't matter what group you race with what club what your mower build is. IF you are a champion whether of your local track/club or of the National level and you plan on attending this event, LET me know come race day You will receive recognition as such. I am working on sponsors for door prizes longest distance traveled and things like that. There will be other special awards earned over the weekend plus all the racing. SO put it on your calenders Someone in each class will go home an AMERICAN RACING Mower Champion. Below is all the details. SO MARK them calenders now most seasons are over you have no excuse not to attend one of the largest if not the largest event of the year for mower racers.
November 15/16th - Savannah Valley Speedway All AMERICAN MOWER CHAMPIONSHIPS. This is an open invitational type event. ALL champions from all sanctioned divisions and for that matter any racer regardless of build or sanctioning body are invited. First time ever two day event racers from all walks of life all classes everywhere coming together for one big event. More details to come.
All American Mower Championships
NOVEMBER 15/16TH 2008
Open Invitational. All sanctioned body champions invited regardless of your build. Everyone will race.
Sanctioned Classes ARMA rules apply
Kids Stock, Adult Stock
Kids Super Stock, Adult Super Stock
Non Sanctioned classes rules below
Depending on mower turn out we may create other classes to accomodate.
All Sanctioned classes 2008 ARMA rules apply.
Non – Sanctioned class Rules
1. Every driver must wear an automobile racing or motorcycle-type full-face helmet approved by the U. S. Department of Transportation or the Snell Foundation.
2. The helmet must fit snugly and be securely buckled when driver is on the track.
3. Goggles or a face shield are required. Glasses are not adequate protection.
4. All drivers must wear long pants, long sleeved shirt, neck brace, full-fingered gloves and leather over the ankle footwear on the track. Chest protectors and other anti-abrasive suits are highly recommended. No loose clothing on the track.
1. Mower must use lawn mower 4 cycle motor.
2. Must have brakes that work.
3. Must have a commercially available working tethered kill switch.
4. No sharp or protruding unsafe sheet metal or objects.
5. Tire choice is open
6. Must use pump or race fuel no alcohol or methanol.
FRIDAY EVENING... time permitting we may open track for practice.. More on this later.
SATURDAY - Racers will participate in practice by class. Each class will grid up and go out together.
Each class will pull a ball for initial grid start positions. Two 15-lap heat races will be run per class.
First heat race will be lined up per draw. Second heat race will be set by the finish order of first heat. BUT that finish order will be a complete invert. Then Sundays Feature event will be grid by averaging your two heat finishes. This means you cannot sandbag you must do the best you can in both heats.
Depending on amount of mowers that turn out there is always the chance we may have to run 2 features an A and a B feature. Won’t know this till race day.
After the races we will all bench race and eat and have some fun.
SUNDAY – No practice, Feature’s will be 30 laps except for stock classes. They will run 4 lap heats and 6 lap features. May the best racer win.
Every one is welcome to camp on site however there are no hook ups.
The track address is 10516 HWY 58 Ooltewah, Tn 37363.
EXIT (27) Paul Huff Parkway, off I75 in Cleveland, Tennessee is the
best way to get to the track. Goodner's Race Site is 16 miles from
Exit 27. Also visit www.guestlinetn.com
for more hotel and local
HOTELS ARE LOCATED OFF EXIT 27, NOT EXIT 11.
Jameson Inn – 423-614-5583
360 Sgt. Paul Huff Parkway
Cleveland, TN 37312
20 rooms, Standard (74.99-79.99)
Ramada Inn Limited – 423-472-5566
156 James Asbury Drive
25 rooms, Standard (69.95)
Comfort Inn – 877-424-6423
153 James Asbury Drive
20 Rooms (74.95)
Super 8 – 423-476-5555
163 Bernham Dr.
45 Rooms (74.99 Two Beds)
Exclusive Quarters – 423-479-1333
210 James Asbury Drive
Need anymore info please call
George Herrin - Southern ARMA Regional Director
1-931-628-1320 cell LV MSG.
Larry Favors - Vice President of BTMRA
1-256-247-7948 HM or 1-256-247-0176 firstname.lastname@example.org
Or if you need directions please call or email
Barry Goodner - Owner of Savannah Valley Speedway