Whether you are considering taking the next step from riding track days to racing competitively, or would like to hone your high-performance riding skills, a New Racer's School is the next logical progression. And, our affordable Ninja 250R rentals are the perfect machine for you to learn your skills on. Richard Barnett, owner of RaceBikeRentals, will join you on the track during your school for multiple lead-follow sessions to help you learn the fast line around the track on a Ninja 250.
The New Racer's school should not be confused with an advanced, professional racing course. The school is suitable for both track novices and experts alike and offers a safe, ride-at-your-own pace environment for learning the track.
Renting a RaceBikeRentals Ninja 250R and attending the New Racer's School offers many advantages:
• Low cost: No need to risk your high dollar sportbike or invest in expensive machine preparation.
• No hassles: Just show up with your riding equipment. We provide the bike, gas, tires & refreshments.
• No stress: No need to turn your beautiful streetbike into a race-prepared machine and worry about passing technical inspection or reliability concerns.
• Safe: With a top speed of 105 MPH, the Ninja 250 is the perfect platform for learning all the aspects of roadracing without finding yourself in over your head on the track.
LIST OF ITEMS TO BRING TO THE TRACK:
Leather one or two piece suit (we have suits available for rent)
10 year or newer Snell or DOT helmet
If you are pitting on your own, you should also consider:
EZ-UP canopy with weights at all 4 corners
Cooler with ice and water
Fire extinguisher (mandatory)
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH A NEW RACER'S SCHOOL WEEKEND:
Following is a breakdown of costs associated with a full weekend of school, practice and your novice race at a WSMC race weekend. Please note that these amounts are estimated. Each racing club has unique fees.
School fee - $110 WSMC SPECIAL: $90 with Ninja 250 rental!
RaceBikeRentals Ninja 250R:
10% off New Racer's Special: $225 for Saturday only
$500 for Saturday and Sunday rental
Race license - $110 per year
Transponder - $400 for purchase or $60 per weekend rental fee (we provide 2 free transponder loaners to the first people requesting them)
2 Sunday practice sessions and Novice race - $70
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING THE WEEKEND:
The following information is for the WSMC New Racers' School and Sunday Novice race.
Saturday 7:30 AM
Register for your class in the registration office. You will be given a tech slip for your bike.
You should be at our pit location by 8:00 at the latest to pick up your bike. We'll have several forms for you to sign. Wheel your bike and riding gear to tech inspection for your tech sticker.
Class begins upstairs above the snack bar
Saturday 10:00 to 4:00
Alternating classroom and on-track sessions
Sunday 7:00 - 8:00
Registration for your Novice race and tech inspection of your bike
Sunday 8:00 - 10:00
(2) 20 minute practice sessions
Mandatory rider's meeting at the start/finish line
Sunday (time varies)
8 lap Lightweight Novice race!
LAP OF WILLOW SPRINGS ON A NINJA 250 WITH SHIFT AND BRAKE NOTES:
You may wish to study the following video clip prior to your school. During the in-class and on-track sessions, knowing proper gear shift and braking points will help you get up to speed more quickly.
MORE INFORMATION :
For information regarding the WSMC new racer school, entry forms, rulebooks, etc., visit one of the links below: