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Apr 18, 2002

CMRA Announces New Scoring System & Rider School Deals

<BR>Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>The CMRA, (Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association), the CCS South Central Region affiliate base din Texas, has reached agreements with Mirage Timing and Scoring and with Lone Star Track Days.<BR><BR>According to an April 17 press release from CMRA President Brooks Gremmels, the new deal means that Mirage, (the official timing and scoring provider of Formula USA's national road race, Arenacross and flat track series), will provide personnel and electronic scoring transponders for all competitors in all CMRA events and classes. <BR><BR>According to the release, the Mirage scoring system will allow results to be posted to the CMRA website, www.cmraracing.com, on the same day as the race.<BR><BR>Notable is the fact that the Mirage system can accept complete rider sponsor listings, unliked the system used by the AMA which is limited to 50 characters in sponsor listings.<BR><BR>The same release also announced that students of Lone Star Track Days, "the only track day operation licensed by the state of Texas", will have the option of learning CMRA New Riders' School curriculum and taking the CMRA riding and written test, making the students eligible for a CMRA/CCS racing license. Lone Star Track Days' next event is April 20-21 at Texas World Speedway in College Station, Texas.<BR><BR>For more information about the CMRA, call (800) 423-8736, or in the Houston area call (281) 342-9032, FAX (281) 232-8602, e-mail cmra@flash.net, www.cmraracing.com.<BR><BR>For more information about Lone Star Track Days, call (281) 684-2981, e-mail Stephen Porter at school@lonestartrackdays.com, www.lonestartrackdays.com.