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Feb 12, 2019

CMRA Opening Its 2019 Season This Coming Weekend At MSR Houston (Updated)

CMRA Overall Champion Jay Newton (29). Photo by David Gillen/, courtesy of CMRA.

CMRA At MSR Houston This Coming Weekend

This coming weekend, February 15-17, the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) opens its 2019 season at MSR Houston in Angleton, Texas. The track is located 13 miles south of Highway 6 off Highway 288. MSR Houston is a 17-turn, 2.38 mile full road course.

The weekend activities begin at 8:00 a.m. Friday with a CMRA License school and a full day CMRA racer practice. Registration and Tech open for all activities at 6:30 a.m. The full weekend’s event schedule can be found here:

Friday is a full day of practice, CMRA Racer School, and Track Experience for the track day riders that want to experience the same track the racers are racing. Bring a friend along to ride Track Experience and help you pit! Track Experience is $150 and offers an optional mock race at the end of the day!

Saturday's schedule has 2 hours of morning practice, followed by integrated Big Bike and Lightweight sprints, as well as Mini Sprints. Lightweight Team 60 and Super Teams round out Saturday's racing activities.

Sunday's schedule is packed full with more Big bike/Lightweight integrated sprints, with a longer morning practice and qualifying for Formula 1 Expert, C Superbike Expert, Formula 2 Expert, and 500 GP Expert.

Wiley's Tacos truck will be there starting Friday at 2 pm and serving until 6:30 pm, then 7am - 6pm Saturday, 7am - 4 pm Sunday.

There will be a Strider Kids Camp (Friday only) and Strider Kids Corral (Fri -Sun) available as well. Go to the website for details!

Gates open each day at 6:00 a.m. and we race rain or shine! Weekend entry into the event is only $20 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and just $10 on Sunday. There is a $5 wristband refund for participants leaving Saturday night – turn in your wristband at the gate as you leave. Tickets are good for the entire weekend. Ride your street bike to the event and you'll pay just $5 for entry on both Saturday and Sunday! Kids 12 and under are free. A spectator lap of the track will be conducted during the lunch break on Sunday, schedule and weather permitting.

Please note that NO PETS are allowed at any of the CMRA race events.

On behalf of our racers, the CMRA would like to thank our 2019 Class Sponsors including: 3:16 Track Days, Bell Helmets, JBM Enterprises, Jennifer Millsap Foundation, Metric Garage, MotorSport Ranch, RES, Road & Track Suspension, SportRiderCoaching, The Realtime Group/Shakespeare, TX Toy Sales, and Von Hertell Racing Services. Please remember to support the products and services of the companies who support you!

For more information about this event and a detailed event schedule, please visit our website at or call the CMRA office at 817-570-9779.

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