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Gravity Racing Returns to Killington

MANCHESTER, New Hamp. (derailedonline.com) - Gravity East Series Round #6 next stop is at the Vermont Mountain famous for fast and furious race courses….. Killington Resort.

To quote the Killington website "The Beast has something for everyone" from golf, freeride, concerts and hiking, oh and not to mention some of the best freeriding on the East Coast. On the weekend of August 14/15 2010 Killington will welcome Gravity East Series downhill racers to challenge themselves on a new race course designed by Rosie of Mountain Ops at Killington, Jay Barrows and Dan McDonald, Gravity East Series Race Director, along with the help of the great staff at Killington.

In addition to all the Gravity racing action Killington will have an outdoor Concert featuring the band Twiddle, as well as a Beer Garden to add to the festivities of the weekend

It's hard to believe but there are only 3 races left in the Gravity East Series, if you haven't experienced Gravity East Racing yet or you're in the middle of a battle for Gravity East Series points be sure to make the easy trip up to Killington for this premiere downhill event. Bring the whole family to enjoy everything that Killington has to offer, it will be a race to remember and a great one to watch as spectator. For more info on Killington go to: http://www.killington.com/summer/index.html

Race Details:


GES is officially sanctioned by USA Cycling for Mountain Biking all USAC rules apply!!

Please bring your USA Cycling License to registration or your printed "Authorization to Ride" printed from USACycling.org. This speeds up registration.

Pro and Cat 1 You must have a Cat 1 or pro license prior to arrival, and can only be upgraded or Renewed online through USA Cycling

Cat 2 or 3 riders MUST have an annual license or you can purchase a "one Day" License onsite for $10.00 more, or you can purchase an annual license for $60.00 good through 12/31/10 on-site

Please see additional Info and Rules/FAQ at Gravity East Series


Accommodations
: Call 800-621-6867 just mention Gravity east Downhill Race to receive a discount on lodging.
Primitive camping is available in the lower lot FREE

Registration and Event Schedule Info:
No Friday Onsite Registration is available Note* On-Site Registration is $5.00 additional, so thank you for registering online.

Saturday Onsite Registration Pro $65.00 Cat 1,2,3 $60.00 9-4pm Saturday 8/14/10

Course Practice 10-4pm

4-6pm An outdoor concert Saturday featuring Twiddle

Sunday Onsite Registrations Pro $65.00 Cat 1,2,3 $60.00 8-10:0am 8/15/10

Course Inspection Runs 9-10:00am

Race Start ET is 11:00am

Awards to follow Official Results TBD

$1000.00 Pro Purse - an ICD 9 is required to have funds mailed to you after the event



The new designated course for 2010 will start under the Peak Lodge on Trail 7 and descend on Trail 21 to Trail 23 and end at the Northside work-road gate.




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Posted on Aug 6, 2010 15:17:41 -0400 by Brady.