+++Facts For Grattan Raceway, May 20/21+++

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  1. Black Mamba

    Black Mamba Go Slow in Slow Corners and Fast in Fast Corners!
    Staff Member STT Staff

    Aug 15, 2011
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    Here are some helpful track day facts for Grattan Raceway

    Grattan Raceway
    7201 Lessiter Rd NE
    Belding, MI 48809
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    * Grattan Raceway is in ET (Eastern Standard Time), 1 Hour ahead of Chicago Time.

    Saturday: Clockwise ->
    Sunday: Clockwise ->

    **Everyone must register if you are riding on the track
    ***Registration will be held inside the main white tech garage on the upper paddock
    ***Tech inspection will be held in front of the same garage on the upper paddock

    ***Tech and Registration opens at 7:30am Saturday & Sunday and closes at 8:15am for the rider's meeting, then will re-open after the rider's meeting.

    You must register first, before heading over to the tech inspection area with your bike.
    After you register, you will be handed a group sticker to place on the front of your bike. Place the sticker on the front of your bike someplace visible and secure, then head over to the tech area for inspection.

    * Gates open Friday at 6pm and closes at 11pm (local time)
    * Gates reopen Saturday at 7am and closes at 11pm, then reopen on Sunday from 7am to 6pm. (local time)
    * Unfortunately a $10/day, or $15/weekend, per person gate fee for all riders or spectators is required for this track (please bring cash with you)
    * Camping is available for the weekend
    * Direction of travel in the upper paddock is one-way, counter clockwise with anything that has a motor in it (keep right up the hill, along the garages)
    * Showers are available (upper paddock)
    * Race/Pump gas is available over by the concession area, cash only.
    * Concession stand open for lunch (upper paddock)
    * Garages (upper paddock) are available with electricity for $40/day, $60 for 2 days, Call Sam @ (616) 691-7221 to reserve.
    * Pets are allowed and MUST be on a leash at all times. Please "clean up" after your pets.
    * Sportbike Tire Service (STS) will be available for Saturday and Sunday (upper paddock) **Get your Michelin tire swag on!
    * Apex Manufacturing for bike services and product sales.
    * Yamaha bikes available for demo.
    * Leathers are reserved through STS. Email: sales@sportbiketireservice.com or call 888-390-4020.
    * Photograhy services details will be announced at the riders meetings

    Mandatory riders meeting 8:20am both days, Intermediate riders are first on track at 9am

    On track time schedule:
    **Intermediate Group 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00
    **Advanced Group 9:20, 10:20, 11:20, 1:20, 2:20, 3:20, 4:20
    **Novice Group 9:40, 10:40, 11:40, 1:40, 2:40, 3:40, 4:40

    Please note some NEW tech rules regarding GoPro (or similar) cameras:

    - all Gopros (or similar cameras) that is mounted on a motorcycle must have a tether from the camera case to a point on the motorcycle. It doesn't have to be pretty, it just has to be tethered and secure.

    NO Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) or DRONES of any type allowed at this event.

    - helmet mounted Gopros (or similar helmet mounted cameras) are NOT ALLOWED at all on track.

    We ride R*** or shine, please come prepared for Michigan weather. :eek:

    ***Please keep your area and garages clean do not leave any race gas cans, tires or any other garbage when you leave.***

    Any questions, please post here.
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  2. motoracerx

    motoracerx Rides with no training wheels

    Apr 28, 2013
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    Can you pay for a garage if there available when i get to the track at around 630 friday noght?
  3. steve802cc

    steve802cc Knows an apex

    Oct 2, 2008
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    Oh ya. If Sam has a garage available he'll definitely take your money tonight! Lol
  4. motoracerx

    motoracerx Rides with no training wheels

    Apr 28, 2013
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    Right on.

    Do the advanced guys need to remove lowers for tech?? I read that the A group has to have oil filter and drain plug wired. Might not be able to see that with lowers on.
  5. calponte

    calponte Rides with no training wheels

    Feb 17, 2016
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    Is there any open spots in advanced for tomorrow?? Can I just show up and pay?

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