Enduro Series Info

 

VITTORIA ESC ENDURO SCHEDULE 
8 events count best 6
April 23 VITTORIA ESC Enduro – Glen Park, Stroudsburg PA
May 21 VITTORIA ESC – Victory Hill, Victory VT
June 4 VITTORIA ESC – Thunder Mountain, Charlemont MA – BOX SHOWDOWN – STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
June 25 VITTORIA ESC – Blue Mountain, Palmerton PA – BOX SHOWDOWN- STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
July 16 VITTORIA ESC –Sugarbush, Warren VT – BOX SHOWDOWN- STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Aug 20 VITTORIA ESC – Attitash, Bartlett NH – BOX SHOWDOWN- STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
Sept 3 VITTORIA ESC – Blue Mountain, Palmerton PA – BOX SHOWDOWN
Sept 24 VITTORIA ESC – Killington, Killington VT – SERIES FINALS

Full-face helmets are recommended but not required

Racers MUST hand in their timing chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event

Men’s and Women’s Pro Enduro Race Payouts:
1st = $500
2nd = $200
3rd = $100

Men’s and Women’s Pro Enduro Series Payouts:
1st = $1500
2nd = $500
3rd = $250
4th = $150
5th – $100

Racers MUST be present at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

BOX COMPONENTS EAST COAST SHOWDOWNS
The “BOX Showdown” weekends will feature both Enduro and Down Hill races at the largest resorts on our schedule. BOX Components and the ESC will present high end prizing for the top three men and women that race both Enduro and Downhill during the weekend.
RACERS MUST REGISTER AT THE ENDURO TIMING DESK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST RACE OF THE EVENT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOX EAST COAST SHOWDOWN POINTS AND PRIZES

ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE
All Racers are automatically entered into the ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE competition with no extra fees. The ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE is a separate competition within the ESC Enduro Series. Two Alex VOLAR 2.7 enduro/all mountain rims will be awarded to the fastest male and female AMATEUR on the ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE, while the fastest in every class gets some cool ALEX RIMS swag. Occasionally the ESC will award the ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE to a pre selected class announced at the racers meeting. The Vittoria will chose one stage to be the ALEX RIMS SUPER STAGE that will be announced at our racers meeting and identified by banners at that start of that stage.

FOX Transition Seatpost Climbers Challenge
All Racers are automatically entered into the FOX TRANSITION Seatpost Climber’s Challenge competition with no extra fees. The FOX TRANSITION Seatpost Climber’s Challenge is a separate competition within the ESC Enduro Series. The seatpost will be awarded to the fastest AMATEUR on the climb, while the fastest in every class gets some cool Fox swag. Occasionally the ESC will award the seatpost to a pre selected class announced at the racers meeting.
One uphill transfer at each race will be timed. That one transfer will have independent timing boxes, so racers can rest before and after the timed climb. The timed transfer does not count in the overall race time.

It is MANDATORY for all enduro racers to Time IN and Time Out Regardless if you are trying or just transferring to the next stage.
Racers can only win ONE Doss Seat Post per season!

VITTORIA ESC Number Plates
All Racers must use a 2017 VITTORIA ESC Number Plate anytime they are on course including their race run and practice. Only Racers with VITTORIA ESC Number Plates are allowed on the Race Course. ESC number plates are available on the ESC website or at every race for $10.00 each. These plates can be reused by racers at all 2017 ESC races.
Modifications will/can result is disqualification.
Lettering/Logos MUST be 100% Intact. NO CUTS!!

VITTORIA ESC Enduro Racer Categories – Age as of 12/31/17
Clif Kids Class 14 and Under Open
Male 18 And Under Open
Male 19-29 Open
Male 30-39 Open
Male 40-49 Open
Male 50+ Open
Women Amateur Open
Women Pro Open
Male Pro Open

VITTORIA ESC Enduro Pro Race Payouts
Cash Awards to Men and Women Pros at each race $500-$200-$100 for 1st-2nd-3rd.

VITTORIA ESC Enduro Series Race Podium
Winner in every amateur class will receive a custom VITORIA ESC Selle Italia Bike Seat
Top 5 in every class make the podium
1st, 2nd and 3rd in every class receive Custom Eastern States Cup Podium Medals
4th and 5th place receive Prizes from Euroline Motorex
Venues may enhance prize packages with prizes.

Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

VITTORIA ESC Enduro Series Qualifications
Best 6 finishes by points will count towards the VITTORIA ESC Enduro Series Championship Standings
VITTORIA ESC Enduro Series Finals at Killington is for Double Points
No minimum number of races needed to qualify for Series Championship Standings
All ties will be broken by placement in the Championship Finals Race.
Any age may race in the Pro Open Class.
Any age may race in a younger class except for 19-29 racers.
Women can race in women’s classes or age groups.
ESC races will be scored using the existing ESC point schedule.
Only one bike may be used per event.

$5000 VITTORIA ESC Enduro Cup Pro Series Final Awards
Male Enduro Pro $1500 $500 $250 $150 $100
Women Enduro Pro $1500 $500 $250 $150 $100

Every Series Amateur Class Champion Wins a Vittoria Wheelset Value: $699 Retail
Top 3 Amateur’s in Every Class receive Vittoria ESC Championship Custom Plaques
Racers MUST be present at the Series Final Award Ceremonies or at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

VITTORIA ESC Enduro Championship Guidelines
Enduro mountain bike racing is designed to be the definitive test for the mountain biker. The focus of each event is on creating a great atmosphere, community, competition and adventure for the competitor. It’s a format that allows riders to compete against each other on individual Timed Stages that are designed to challenge the rider’s technical and physical abilities.
Timed Stages will be mostly downhill and will test the rider’s technical skills. Enduro courses will use the best trails and terrain available. Fun will be the focus for the courses. It is possible that some climbs will be within Timed Stages.

For the untimed transfers or uphill sections racers will pedal or use lifts. Lifts may ONLY be used before designated timed stages. Each event will have unique rules regarding lift use. Racers will be disqualified for using a lift other than before designated timed stages.

Total time from all the timed sections added together will determine finishing order. Ties will be broken by the last timed stage.

There will be category start times for the start of Section 1. Racers that miss their category start times will be allowed to start at the discretion of the starter. Racers may not start ahead of their category’s assigned start time. At all other timed sections racers may start at their leisure provided all Timed Stages are completed in the proper order. Once a racer starts a Timed Stage he may not restart that same Stage for any reason. No pre-riding of Timed Stages is allowed once the race starts.

All stages and transfers must be done in the proper order.

Racers will be notified at registration or at the riders meeting when each Timed Stage will close. Riders arriving after the stage has closed will not be allowed to start and must return to the finish area. This will ensure the event finishes at a reasonable hour.

ALL RACERS MUST ATTEND THE MANDATORY RACERS MEETING ON RACE MORNING

Course cutting by leaving the obvious trail will result in disqualification.

Racers MUST hand in their chips within 15 minutes after finishing the last stage
or they will be penalized 1 minute, after 30 minutes racers will be DQ’d from the event
Racers MUST be present at the Race Award Ceremony to Receive Awards and/or Cash Payouts!

Racers are responsible for clearing and timing in and out of every start/finish including the timed climb

Racers being passed should yield when it is be safe to do so

Full-face helmets are recommended but not required

Helmets must be worn at all times on venues property while riding a bicycle.

Only one bike may be used per event.

Support is only allowed in the pit/parking lot area. Otherwise all tools, parts, hydration, snacks etc must be carried by the individual racer.

Racers must carry everything that they’ll need including water, tools and tubes. Water stations may or may not be available on course.
Stashing anything on course is not permitted

If a racer must return to the pit/parking lot area during the course of the event that racer must return to the race in the same place using the transfer method for that segment

Any age may race in the Pro Open Class
Any age may race in a younger class except for 19-29 racers
Women can race in women’s classes or age groups

There will be 2-3 officials at each event

Any actions by a racer that results in an unfair advantage will not be allowed and will result in a warning, a time penality or disqualification as determined by the head official.

Rules infractions will be met with a warning, a time penalty or disqualification as determined by the head official

Officials’ rulings can be protested in writing, accompanied with $50 cash and submitted before official results are posted. The head official will make final all protested decisions immediately.

It is understood this is not a complete list of rules so use your common sense as the ESC reserves the right to add, change or modify the rules at any point in time

PETS AND ALCOHOL ARE NOT ALLOWED
AT ANY EASTERN STATES CUP EVENT!
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