** NOTE: All riders at Diamond Hill, Saturday and Sunday must be registered racers with a number plate.
Can you imagine if all 300+ racers brought a friend?
Hello everyone and thank you so much for the incredible response to the Maxxis ESC’s first event of 2021! Last year was a tough one for the series, but we’re back and will strive to make 2021 our best race season ever!! Our community is a strong one and we are proud to be a part of it.
Ok let’s get it on!!!
George and Chris
Thank You for registering for the first MAXXIS ESC Enduro of 2021. We are excited to heading back to one of our most popular venues and get the season started on schedule!!!
This event is completely sold out and no onsite registrations will be available.
There will be a Mandatory Racers Meeting at 8:30 am Sunday
Please watch our Virtual Racer Meeting as we will not cover this info at the live meeting HERE
If you have not pre-purchased your required 2021 Maxxis ESC Number Plate, you can buy one at the registration tents. The cost is $10 (cash only) and is to be used for the entire 2021 race season. The high-quality Box race plate normally retails for $20, please note it is $10 and CASH only and no ATM machines are on site.
Unlike last season camping will be allowed this year!!! Camping and parking are in the paved parking lot, so please plan accordingly. No vehicles allowed inside the gate. The Camping fee is $20 per vehicle and will be collected by and proceeds go to the park. Their personnel will be onsite Saturday for payment.
The TRANSFER TO stages 3-4-5 is via the road, there is no downhill return on the road allowed during practice or the race. Offending racers may be disqualified. There will be police monitoring this, so please don’t do it!
The neutral pit area is the Diamond Hill Parking lot only, no assistance allowed elsewhere including the transfers and race segments across the road, which are stages 3-4-5.
Attached are a couple of documents for you to review, one is the map. We will NOT have printed maps for this event as the course is easy to follow, so if you want one please print it. The 2021 MAXXIS ESC Enduro rules are also attached, there have been some changes, so it would be best to read everything.
Because of the number of racers, we will be starting racers on two different race sections. This will speed up the flow of the race so we can finish in a timely manner. Racers in the classes must follow their categories order of racing or their results will not count towards the podium. All racers MUST start with their categories. Start times are posted below.
Motorex Ebike – This class will compete on the Fox Transfer also
Kate’s Enduro Lite – Stages 3-4-5-1 only and in that order
Kate’s Kids Class – Stages 3-4-5-1 only and in that order
Racers must be present at the racers meeting where we will activate their chips and call them up to start their transfers in the following order:
9:00 – 30-39
9:25 – Motorex Ebike
9:30 – Pro Men
9:40 – Pro Women
9:50 – 40-49
10:10 – 21-29
10:25 – U15
10:45 – Amateur Women
10:50 – U20
11:20 – Kate’s Enduro Lite
11:25 – Kate’s Kids
11:30 – 50+
PLEASE NOT THESE ESTIMATED START TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE
THE FINAL START TIMES WILL BE POSTED AT THE MANDATORY SUNDAY MORNING RACERS MEETING
PLEASE EXPECT REVISIONS AS WE MAY HAVE TWO STARTING QUES
RACERS ARE STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR STARTING WITH THEIR CLASS AS ANNOUNCED AT THE MANDATORY SUNDAY MORNING RACERS MEETING
Please drive slowly through the neighborhood while visiting Diamond Hill, we do not want to upset the neighbors and please visit the local restaurants and let them know you are there because of the enduro race.
We will be onsite Friday afternoon but please understand we cannot do any registrations except from 4pm-6pm. We have a lot of course set up and we really want to ride our bikes too!
Back is the FOX Seatpost Climbers Challenge will be between Stages 3 and 4. We’ll award the fastest amateur a FOX Transfer Seatpost and the fastest in every class some cool FOX Socks. The transfer will count for the Motorex Ebike Class as Stage 6
Also back this year is the FLAT TIRE DEFENDER Super Stage. This competition awards the fastest amateur male and amateur female one FLAT TIRE DEFENDER INSERT and the fastest in every class an FTD backpack with an FTD discount card inside, it will be contested on STAGE 1.
Back this season is the INTENSE BIKES PODIUM PAYBACK Program that pays cash or certificates to racers that have raced with an Intense bike and have registered with Intense here: https://intensecycles.com/pages/podium-payback-program. please let us know that you are on an Intense Bike so we can hand you a check if you qualify
The U20 and the 30-39 Classes qualify for the SDR Rewards program for this event! Any time a men’s amateur class exceeds 50 racers or the women’s amateur class exceeds 20 that class will be awarded a cash prize in addition to the regular product prizing. The cash will be awarded as follows
$50 – 2nd
SPECIAL DIAMOND HILL RULES
We hate rules as much as you do but to be able to have an event at Diamond Hill we must enforce the following event-specific rules or the offending racer will be disqualified:
Motorex E Bike Class – The Motorex Ebiks Class will compete on 6 stages with the Fox Transfer stage counting towards their race results.
ONLY the Motorex Ebike Class Racers may use E-bikes from 9 am Saturday to the end of the event Sunday, on the trails at Diamond Hill. Motorex Ebike Racers will be identified by their yellow ESC race plates
CAMPING – Unlike last season camping will be allowed this year!!! However, all camping and parking are in the paved parking lot, so please plan accordingly. The Camping fee is $20 per vehicle and will be collected by and proceeds go to the park. their personnel will be onsite Saturday for payment
TRANSFERS – Racers must follow the direction of the transfers.
NUMBER PLATES – All racers must always have a 2021 Maxxis ESC Number plate attached to their bike while riding at Diamond Hill after 9 am Saturday until event ends on Sunday afternoon.
WAIVERS / REGISTRATION FORMS – All racers must check-in at registration and fill out the registration and waiver forms before riding the trails after 9 am Saturday.
FRIDAY – Open for public riding, tracks may be marked.
Registration at the MAXXIS ESC Tents 4pm – 6pm
SATURDAY – Open for riding, tracks open. NO SHUTTLING
Registration at the MAXXIS ESC Tents 9am – 2pm
SUNDAY – No pre-riding – RACE ONLY – NO SHUTTLING.
Mandatory Racers Meeting 8:30.
Race Start 9 am.
· NO SHUTTLING – That goes for all weekend for everyone. If you are seen/reported/caught/whatever shuttling you will be assessed a time penalty. Trust us you will not be on the podium if you try, so don’t.
· NUMBER PLATES – Will be sold at registration for $10 each. A 2021 MAXXIS ESC Number Plate must be affixed correctly to your bike always while on the tracks this weekend at Diamond Hill. You will not be allowed to ride without one. No cuts or trimming allowed on the plate please.
· CASH ONLY – Yup, no ATMs on site either.
· BUG SPRAY – You will want it and please don’t ask for ours…lol
· COLD – Temps expected in the 30’s overnights
· RAIN – Don’t even go there !!
· KATE’S KIDS CLASS and KATE’S LITE CLASS – Will compete on Sections Stages 3-4-5-1 only and in that order. Our crew will conduct a course ride along on Saturday at 10am. Meet at the Registration Tents. The above may be adjusted, so please check with us at Registration. No parents may ride with or run behind their children unless they are registered racers – NO EXCEPTIONS