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Motocross to Start the 2012 Race Season!

Ephrata Raceway Park
Date Posted — April 06, 2012
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Motocross  to Start the 2012 Race Season!

One more week and the racing begins. April 15th will be the first Motocross race of the 2012 season. By the turnout for practices, I believe the riders are ready also.I have heard favorable reports on the updating of the track. Awesome, with a special thanks going out to Todd Bohnet, Dan Stanley, Rod Stanley, Mike Bechtel, Jarrod Sweezy, Paul Witte and I am sure I have missed someone, but it is greatly appreciated.

So to get the "party started" I have a registration special for the riders. $5 off your entry fees if you will go to the ERP website, download the registration form and send it in to me. Email to:

or fax to: 509-787-8401

Pay on the day of the race.

The gate will open at 8 am with racing to begin at noon. Cost is the same as last year, $25 for first class and entry and additional classes $15 and $5 for spectators.

Youth still must have an updated (2012) waiver filled out and signed by a biological parent. No waiver, no race.

PLEASE OBSERVE THE RULES: No one is allowed on the asphalt. No bikes, no people. Bikes will be staged at the point in turn 3, no other area. You must come on to the track at this point. Helmets must be worn at all times the quad or bike is in motion. Even if you are just trying to "warm" up the bike, or trying to get it started, whatever the reason. The helmet must be on your head and secured.

Auto Racing: Drivers meeting on April 14 @ 6:30 pm at Time Out Pizza on Basin Street in Ephrata.

Auto Racing begins with practice April 21st and 28th with the gates open at noon, practice until 5 p.m. each day. First race of the season will be May 5th with local classes, Youth Hornets, Ephrata Pioneer Muffler II Pure Stocks, Mini Stocks, Pepsi Street Stocks and 360 Sprints.

Membership: Membership Special $40 if you bring your registration to the drivers meeting. This offer is good thru April 14th, April 15 Memberships will be $50. REMINDER: 17 and under MUST have a Youth Waiver signed by parents to enter the pit area.


Street Stocks: We have tires from last year available at $10 each. New Tires will be available at $30 each. You must pre-order these tires. Contact me at 509-398-7110 or to place your order. Both tires can run this season.

Mini Stocks: Will be on 195-60-14 GoodYears. Price, including tax and the state tire fee of $1 will be $80. Please pre-order by email: or call 509-787-8401

360 Sprints will be the same as last year:

RR - $185

LR - $152

RF-LF $145

These tires are also pre-ordered.

Ephrata Raceway Park 2012 Nascar Sprint Cup Contest

Each week that Nascar races (36) you have until 9 am the day of the race to pick a winner. The first 25 that pick the winner of that race will receive a family pass good for one event at ERP. At the end of the race season, an overall winner will be picked, to receive $100 and assorted items from sponsors. Sponsors are: Pepsi Cola - a Monster Helmet, - two tickets to a 2013 Nascar race, courtesy of Ticket Exchange and $50 gift certificate. Join the fun, EMAIL your winner to I will post the event on fb and twitter each week as a reminder. April 14th is the race @ Texas.

Win Tickets to the NHRA Event in Seattle August 3-5, 2012

We are excited to tell you about a promotion we will begin once the racing begins. RE Powell/VP Fuel has donated two sets of tickets to the NHRA Races August 3-5, 2012 in Seattle. One set of tickets to car drivers and one set of tickets to motox riders. Each time a driver or rider signs in to race, their name will be put into a "hat". The motocross winner will be picked July 7th. The car driver will be picked July 14th. Thank you VP Fuel!

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Article posted by staff on April 06, 2012.