2006 Florida HPRA HPV Racing Results 
Held Saturday and Sunday Feb 25th & 26th, 2006 at the Brain Piccolo park in Broward County, FL. Races were run on the road course (Sat) and velodrome (Sun). Thanks to race director Shari Bernhard, results wrangler Walt Smyser, and all the other volunteers and sponsors for making this a successful event. 
  Check out Shari's Race Report
  Race and Results page on getbent.org site
  Race Pictures by Willie
  Race Pictures by seregram
  Race Pictures by Warren
Entrant Information Saturday Sunday
Num Race Class Entrant's Name Bike 
Manufacturer
Bike   
Model
Type State LMO 1 Mile TT 25 Lap Race  200M Flying Sprint Overall
Place Pts Time Speed Place Pts Laps Time Speed Place Pts Time Speed Place Pts
Place
in
Class

Place

Points
Min Sec MPH Min Sec MPH Sec MPH
010 Streamliner John G. Tetz Tetz Velomobile Tadpole NJ 1 60 2 41.25 22.326 1 60 22 31 1.886 21.269 1 60     DNR 0 1 10 180
011 Streamliner Reg Rodaro Rodaro Velomobile Delta TO 3 50     DNR   0       DNR   0     DNR 0 3 26 50
018 Streamliner Martin Connolly Colarusso GroundShuttle Delta FL DNR 0     DNR   0       DNR   0 22.346 20.0208 1 60 2 24 60
044 Streamliner Garrie Hill Dana Barlow Too Strange Tadpole OH 2 55 2 56.05 20.449 2 55 25 37 21.909 20.072 2 55 12.729 35.147 DNR 0 1 4 165
212 Super Stock Jay Hoover Reynolds T-Bone SWB FL 1 60 2 31.44 23.772 1 60 23 31 11.83 22.117 1 60 16.078 27.826 1 60 1 1 240
213 Super Stock Joel Luckacher Rans Stratus LWB FL 3 50 3 23.04 17.730 3 50 15 31 40.589 14.206 3 50     DNR 0 3 14 150
254 Super Stock Chris Cortez Sunset Lowracer Lowracer IL 2 55 3 7.97 19.152 2 55 17 30 50.644 16.535 2 55 17.853 25.0594 2 55 2 7 220
301 Stock James Ossa Baccetta Aero SWB FL 1 60 2 15.76 26.517 1 60 25 30 32.796 24.553 2 55 14.15 31.6174 2 55 1 4 230
303 Stock John Schlitter Bacchetta Aero SWB KS 2 55 2 17.84 26.117 2 55 25 30 30.248 24.587 1 60 13.785 32.4545 1 60 1 4 230
316 Stock Steven McDonald Bacchetta Strada SWB FL 5 42 2 31.97 23.689 5 42 22 31 6.586 21.215 6 39 14.899 30.0279 5 42 4 11 165
322 Stock Aqndy Jacoby Rans V-Rex SWB FL 9 32 3 23.47 17.693 9 32 18 32 12.243 16.768 9 32 20.974 21.3305 9 32 9 21 128
324 Stock Eric Sayers Bacchetta Strada SWB FL 4 45 2 27.62 24.387 4 45 23 31 35.275 21.844 5 42 14.732 30.3683 3 50 3 9 182
325 Stock Sergio Agramonte Zox 20x20 QuasiLow FL 7 36 2 59.47 20.059 7 36 19 32 4.881 17.767 7 36 16.307 27.4352 6 39 7 17 147
326 Stock Joseph Marsh Rotator Tiger SWB TN 3 50 2 24.15 24.974 3 50 24 31 30.446 22.852 3 50       0 6 14 150
327 Stock Jim Iwaskow Homemade carbon SWB SWB TO 8 34 3 8.12 19.137 8 34 18 30 44.381 17.567 8 34 19.677 22.7365 8 34 8 19 136
328 Stock Gene Metcalf M5 Tica Lowracer OH DNR 0     DNR   0         DNR 0 14.888 30.0501 4 45 10 27 45
350 Stock Warren  Beauchamp Beauchamp Foldracer Lowracer IL 6 39 2 38.72 22.681 6 39 23 31 8.109 22.161 4 45 16.49 27.1307 7 36 5 13 159
607 Womens Ellen Sayers Bacchetta Corsa SWB FL 1 60 2 57.23 20.313 1 60 23 37 43.188 18.293 1 60 18.395 24.3211 1 60 1 1 240
608 Womens Peggy Kring Catrike Pocket Tadpole FL 3 50 4 18.14 13.946 3 50         DNR 0     DNR 0 3 23 100
610 Womens Cathy Miller Baccetta Aero SWB FL DNR 0     DNR   0         DNR 0 18.965 23.5901 2 55 4 24 55
648 Womens Shari Bernhard Bacchetta Corsa SWB FL 2 55 3 9.16 19.032 2 55         DNR 0 19.579 22.8503 3 50 2 12 160
902 Trike Mike Kring Catrike Speed Tadpole FL 2 55 2 56.33 20.416 1 60 24 37 35.972 19.149 1 60 16.399 27.2813 1 60 1 3 235
908 Trike Steve Bennett Catrike Speed Tadpole FL 1 60 2 59.21 20.088 3 50 24 37 41.782 19.100 2 55 18.897 23.675 3 50 2 7 215
913 Trike Alcibiades Ramos Catrike Speed Tadpole FL 5 42 3 8.55 19.093 4 45 23 37 43.322 18.292 3 50     DNR 0 4 18 137
914 Trike Alan Bridges Catrike Pocket Tadpole FL 4 45 3 27.37 17.360 5 42 18 38 12.436 14.133 5 42     DNR 0 5 20 129
915 Trike Carey Chen Rodaro Trike Delta TO 6 39 4 49 12.457 6 39 17 37 13.471 13.701 6 39     DNR 0 6 22 117
916 Trike Lance Barlow Dana Barlow WindCheetah Tadpole FL 3 50 2 59 20.112 2 55 21 39 9.576 16.088 4 45 17.601 25.4182 2 55 3 14 205

Race Directors Report by Shari Bernhard

The 5th Annual HPRA Florida Challenge Race is over. We had a remarkable turnout for the two days - 27 riders. Three people come down from Toronto, Ontario, and others from OH, NJ, KS, TN, and IL. Of the 27, 17 were Floridians, most from out of Broward County.

There was an amazing mix of machines this year, 4 streamliners (2 delta trike style and 2 tadpoles), 3 superstock (Reynolds T-bone, Sunset lowracer and Rans Stratus), 10 stock (4 Bacchetta, a Rotator Tiger, Zox 20x20, Rans V-Rex, M5 Tica, a Beauchamp foldracer, and a homebuilt, 4 women (3 Bacchetta and a Catrike), and 6 trikes (5 Catrikes, a Windcheetah, and a Rodaro).

The weather was really nice on Saturday for the Criterium track races which included Last Man Out, 1 Mile TT, and 25 Lap race. There was cloud cover most of the day which kept the temperature down, but no precipitation. The wind picked up mightily by the late afternoon, but this is the norm for winter in Florida.

Garrie Hill was again on hand and brought Warren Beauchamp with him to run the electronic timing gear. This made things a lot easier, as well as more accurate, for a few of the races. Registration and tech inspection went off well, thanks to Susan and Jose Hernandez’s organization and Walt Smyser’s computer skills.

The weekend turned out to be the “James and John Show”, with James Ossa and John Schlitter swapping first and second place over 4 races. James took Last Man Out over John by a nose. Top speed for the 1 Mile TT went to James with 26.517 secs, and John achieving just .4 secs off that mark. John bested James in the 25 Lap race with a time of 30:30:248 and speed of 24.587 mph to James’ 30:32.796 at 24.553 mph. On Sunday’s 200 M Flying Sprint, John took the top spot with a 13.785 time for 32.4545 mph, while James was hot on his heels with 14.15 secs and 31.6174 mph.

It was exciting to watch these guys duke it out, but it was so much fun seeing everyone test their mettle. The racer with the most heart, in my opinion, was Alan Bridges. Not only did he just start riding his Catrike 3 months ago, but he does so with only one arm. He came in 5th in the trikes class, racing each event that took place.

Three races were scheduled for Sunday: 200 M Flying Sprint, 3 KM Time Trial, and 30 Minute Lap Race. We’d end up getting in only one out of the three. The morning started out absolutely picture perfect with clear blue skies and a mild breeze. I heard reports that a big storm front was heading our way, but it was hard to believe, given how beautiful the weather was at 9 am.

Still, I wanted to get things going by 9:30 AM so we could finish all the races early, but no one seemed to be in a big hurry. It took several calls to line up NOW before the first racer for the 200 M Sprint got underway at about 10:15. The Velodrome is a great venue for this event, but it turned out to be a real problem for the trikes because of the banking. We had a couple of disqualifications due to riders steering below the black line, and a couple of other trike riders that declined to race.

One racer with a home-built delta streamliner named “Ground Shuttle” turned in a 22.348 sec time for the 200 M Sprint and somehow ended up doing a 180 and broke an axle just after he crossed the finish line. He was okay, but the bike was a goner.

It took nearly an hour to complete the Flying 200. As clouds started to gather and darken rapidly, I called several times for the riders to line up for the TT which I shortened to a kilo. Slowly, the line formed. The winds picked up. The clouds got darker and angrier, and by the time the 4th rider finished the TT, rain started pelting and riders ducked for cover, heading back to their cars much faster than they lined up for the races, and the rest of the event was cancelled.

I was able to get everyone gathered in the administration building of the park where we had a raffle and awards ceremony. My plan was to have a pizza party after the race, but the rain glitched both the pizza arrival time and the mood, so people were ready to head home after awards were presented.

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