Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Points Participation Standings

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Here are the current 'Sarasota Points Participation Series' standings after week 2. Friday evening July 25th will be quadruple track points. This is the race where you can catch up in points.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Sarasota BMX Points and Participation Series

'Sarasota BMX Points and Participation Series' (SPPS) will start tomorrow evening July 11th and go through September 26. There are 12 races which will count. A rider needs to race at least 8 of the races and the Championship which will be held on Oct 5th to earn year end awards.

Pick up a flyer at registration this evening. Points will be posted every week so the riders can keep up with their standings. We will award multi-point track only point races. This series is for any USA BMX rider who wishes to participate. We are looking for all riders who can, come and join us for a fun summer series.

We will also host a couple of Saturday races for Timing competition and special prizes. Tomorrow's race will be Double Track Points. Strider racing every Friday evening. Striders will be awarded main points and participation points.

Besides the Summer Series (SPPS) Championship race on October 5th we will host the 'Strider SE Fall Classic' on Oct 4th. This event will be in place of the Strider World championship which is held in SD this year. The Strider riders from the entire SE are invited. More on this as it becomes available.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Olympic Day at Sarasota BMX

Saturday June 28 - Olympic Day Race

Come and join us for the celebration and a great day of racing. The Olympic Race is free to all riders. Bring your friends and let them try out BMX for free. Parents of new riders must sign a waiver and bring your own bike and full face helmet. We have helmets for rent for $1 if someone needs one. We have plenty loaner Strider bikes, so bring your 2-5 yr friends and they can try it out. Registration is from 8:30am to 10:00 am with racing starting at 10:30am.

No racing on Friday June 27.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sarasota Riders Make Headlines

Sarasota BMX has been building champions for decades. The two most recent riders to step up to the next level are both only 10 years old. Amanda "Ponytails" Taylor and Wildon "Poison" Ivey are Expert riders who have made headlines with their dazzling displays of riding skill.

It's always nice to see young riders get recognized. These two in particular are a blast to watch so it was great to see their photos appear in print. Wildon Ivey, who has recently been signed to the All Tow Factory team, appeared in the latest issue of PULL Magazine. Meanwhile Amanda Taylor was the subject of a full story in the June 18th edition of the Herald-Tribune newspaper.

Sarasota BMX is supremely proud of its riders. If you want to see these future superstars in action, come by the track any Friday night at 8pm for some high speed BMX racing.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Race for Life - June 6th

Friday June 6th is our 'Race For Life' which is Double District Points. You don't want to miss this.

Practice 6pm - 7:30pm
Strider Racing 7:45pm
Race for Life 8pm

June 6 - 'Race For Life' - Double District Points Race - Raising Funds for the Leukemia Society - We have collection envelopes for the riders to pick up. A rider who raises $500+ will Receive a patch, T-Shirt, jacket and entry fee to the 2014 Grands. Awards go this way - raise $50 - Patch, raise $250 - T-Shirt, $500 - Jacket. This is your opportunity through the sport you know and love to help fight cancer by collecting funds to help fight a dreadful disease.

Your entry fee is only $15, which $10 of it will also go to the Leukemia Society. Pick up your envelope at the track today and start asking everyone you know if they can help you raise some money for this important cause and in return you can win some prizes from the USA BMX.

Strider Riders - this is for you, too. There will be a Strider Race on the 6th.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Championship Schedule

Registration and Practice Schedule for Friday at Sarasota. Please check the times. There is no registration or practice on Saturday. Strider riders have one practice 5:30 to 6:00pm. Racing starts at 8 am on Saturday. Strider race will be approx. at 11am. Good Luck to all the riders for a safe and fun weekend.