CVMA & Chuckwalla Announce $165,000+ in Purse Payouts, New Track Surface, New Bleachers, New Podium, and More 50 Amp RV Spots for 2022-23 Season
Southern California, USA – As the Chuckwalla Valley Motorcycle Association (CVMA) approaches its 7-round 2022-23 winter season; it has announced an expanded purse program totaling more than $165,000 over the four Sunday Shootout races and Saturday Femmewalla races.
The Chuckwalla facility is receiving major upgrades over the summer and will be better than ever for the season opener on September 25th. The racetrack, taxiway, and runway have undergone extensive asphalt repairs and are being completely resurfaced. In addition, taller bleachers have been added on both sides of the paddock for spectators, a much larger podium has been built between the classroom and the Parc Ferme tent, and the PA system has been upgraded significantly.
Also, 14 more RV parking spots with 50-amp power supplies have been added to the paddock to keep rigs cool and tires warm. The total number of powered RV spots that can be reserved prior to each CVMA event is now up to 22. Racers can get their spot for a single event or for the entire CVMA season by calling the Chuckwalla office at (760) 227-3100, or emailing info at chuckwalla.com.
The CVMA 2022-2023 Rulebook has been published, and for the first time ever, the ultra-competitive CVMA Sunday shootouts will include lightweight twins. All four of the Sunday Shootout races pay back to the fifth finishing position to incentivize and reward the fastest racers.
The CVMA Sunday Shootout purse payouts by finishing position are as follows:
Stock 1000 Shootout (10 laps) – 1st: $3,000 | 2nd: $2,000 | 3rd: $1,500 | 4th: $1,000 | 5th: $750
Supersport Middleweight Shootout (10 laps) – 1st: $2,000 | 2nd: $1,500 | 3rd: $1,000 | 4th: $750 | 5th: $500
Formula Lightweight Twins Shootout (8 laps) – 1st: $1,500 | 2nd: $1000 | 3rd: $750 | 4th: $500 | 5th: $250
Formula Ultra Lightweight Shootout (8 laps) – 1st: $1,500 | 2nd: $1000 | 3rd: $750 | 4th: $500 | 5th: $250
Femmewalla Open (6 laps) – 1st: $300 | 2nd: $200 | 3rd: $100
Femmewalla Ultra Lightweight (6 laps) – 1st: $200 | 2nd: $125 | 3rd: $75
Racers may enter multiple shootouts each Sunday but can only collect one purse to ensure that 20 racers will receive a check each round. Additionally, racers may be eligible for contingency programs from CVMA-partnered motorcycle manufacturers, tire suppliers, and aftermarket parts companies.
The Stock 1000 Shootout rules will follow the standardized 2022 Rulebook of MotoAmerica’s Stock 1000 class. The other Sunday Shootouts will follow the 2021-22 CVMA Rulebook. Racers must purchase a CVMA Racing license, qualify and enter at least one race on Saturday to be eligible for a purse payout in the Shootouts on Sunday. For more details, please visit CVMAracing.com.
“The 2021-2022 season was the biggest showing and the best racing we’ve ever had at CVMA, and we aim to keep that going this year with the new registration system and many racer-friendly changes to the Rulebook,” said Jay Tanner, Race Director – CVMA.
Kicking off September 25th, 2022, the seven-round CVMA series runs through April 2023. The three-day events include: Friday Practice, Saturday morning practice & qualifying, and a full schedule of racing on Saturday and Sunday. This provides our racers the opportunity to run multiple races both Saturday and Sunday. Chuckwalla’s warm winters in the California desert offer the perfect competition and training ground from September to May. On-site storage options for RVs and race rigs are available to CVMA racers for the entirety of the 2022-23 race season. We look forward to seeing you on the grid at Chuckwalla this season!
2021-22 Season Banquet – The 2021-22 Banquet will be at the Anaheim House of Blues on Saturday, August 13th $80/per person for dinner and open bar. Click the link below for tickets.