Mother Nature Waves Checkerd Flag On 2017 Ice Racing Season

With a promising season that started off with great weather conditions we really got a kick in the pants from Mother Nature for the second year in a row. We only were able to get in 3 weekends of racing this year which duplicated last years tally. We will once again be awarding our season long champions in each racing class at our annual meeting and banquet in January 2018 prior to kicking off the 2018 Ice Racing Championships. Stay tuned during the summer months as we have more info on that event and perhaps we will even come up with a fun event or two during the summer so we can dust off those race cars and play with them when it’s warm out 🙂

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Online registration now available

If you register and the event is cancelled your registration fee will be automatically applied to the next race or can be refunded at your request. You don’t need to pay using MotorsportReg either, you can pay at registration on race day. Note that you need to come to registration and check in and sign the official waiver even if you register on MotorsportReg.

 

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About AMEC

A.M.E.C. holds monthly meetings on the second

 Monday night of each month at;

Russo’s Adirondack Grill
3700 Rt. 30
Broadalbin, NY 12025

Click here for a map –>http://icerace.com/maps/russos/

It is located at the intersection of Rt. 29 and Rt. 30 in Broadalbin, NY.  Follow Route 30 north from the intersection and it’s only a few doors up from Dunkin Donuts on the left. The meeting starts at 7:30 but come early to get a bite to eat as the food is very good!


The Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club (A.M.E.C.) Celebrates its 61st. anniversary this year. We have also completed our 50th year of ice racing. A.M.E.C. Ice Racing is the safest and most inexpensive form of road racing available today. We race 6 classes of cars on approximately .75 to 1.3 mile road courses on frozen lakes in northeastern NY from mid January until early March. All regular classes run on purpose built studded ice racing tires which can be constructed according to our rules or bought fromPryme Tire . We also have the “Street Legal” classes, which use studless  winter tires. The Street Legal Unstudded [SL] class is for 2WD cars and the [SL4] class is for 4WD and AWD cars. We also have a studded tire Street Legal Class for both 2WD and 4WD/AWD using only the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7 or 8 tires. Normal turnout is 60 to 80 entries. The studded classes run from mild to wild–from under 1500cc box stock cars to custom designed tube frame cars with up to 5.8 liter (358ci.) engines that are capable of running well over 100 mph. There are two stock type classes {Modified Menard and Stock Sportsman}, one for heavily modified stock type cars {Supermodified Closed Wheel}, and one class for exotic tube frame cars {Super Modified Open Wheel}. PLEASE SEE THE FULL COPY OF THE RULES. The race format for the race studded class cars, SMO, SMC, MM, is for two heat races for each class and one finale race. The heat races are about 20 minutes long and the finale from 30 to 40 minutes long. Street Legal classes run three 20 minute heat races. Normally races are held each Sunday during the season (weather and ice conditions permitting) but there may be one or more full weekend events. For more information on the Street Legal Classes click on the “Getting Started in Ice Racing”  link from the menu bar.

 

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