2023 RMVR Tumbleweed Challenge Grand PrixLa Junta Raceway
About this event
Tumbleweed Challenge Grand Prix
WHERE: La Junta Victory Motors Raceway
WHEN: Weekend of September 30 – October 1, 2023
Bonus! There will be a RMVR-ONLY open lapping on Friday, September 29, 2023
RV Hooks ups are available at the Track. Please contact the track manger, Allan, at 719-469-1424 to make arrangements.
La Junta will not have race fuel available, however 100 octane aviation fuel (100LL) is available at the airport right next to the track. It is self-serve so you will need a credit card as the pump does not accept cash.
NEW THIS YEAR there can be a CO-DRIVER for your car. You must already be registered for the two-day event for a CO-DRIVER to then register to drive your car. Your co-driver must log-in under their username and password and sign up using the Optional CO-DRIVER choice. (They should NOT sign up for the weekend entry.) Cost for them is $50. Current Membership required, as always.
ALSO NEW THIS YEAR an added Run Group dedicated to "Fast Formula & Sports Racer" cars: Our RMVR Regular Run Groups are: Small Bore Production cars, Mid-Big Bore Production cars, Formula Ford, Formula Vee. This year RMVR is inviting select Faster Formula and Sports Racer cars from other race organizations to come race with us! This added dedicated run group will be anchored by all our existing faster RMVR vintage Open-Wheel/Sports Racer cars (e.g. Air-cooled FSV, FB, SRs, F5000 etc.). Invited cars include all Post ’81 Formula Fords * SRs (Kent and Fit powered), FC/F2000 (Pinto powered), S2000 (Pinto powered), water-cooled FSV, Formula Mazda, and SCCA FX/FC/FE/FE2/ESR . These invited Formula or Sports Racers must have a current logbook and annual inspection from a VMC organization, SCCA, or NASA. When entering these invited Post '81 cars, please select "Post-'81 Formula & SRs" when prompted as the class.
ENTRY FEES: Your credit card isn’t charged until after the race weekend so SIGN UP HERE NOW for the Full Two-Day regular competition weekend!
- $275 - “Early Birds” registering before Sept 8th
- $300 – registering between Sept 9th and Sept 20th
- $375 - “Fence-Sitter’s” registering after Sept 20th
Online Registration closes September 26 at midnight. After this, call or e-mail RMVR Admin, Linae Schakel (email@example.com; 303-319-3062, to arrange late entry. Last minute phoned-in or at-event registrations are $560
Lapping Day Friday is a Track Run Day (not RMVR). $100 Fee. To register for the Friday Lapping Day, go directly with La Junta Raceway via their website or contact the track manager, Allan, at 719-469-1424.
RMVR requires a fuel cell for all cars entering this event (except for those cars designated as historic by RMVR).
Cancelation Policy: Call 303-319-3062 for all cancelations. No charge for cancelations 10 days before the event. (None of your registration fees will be charged). For cancelations after that, a $50 cancelation fee will be charged. No refund for "No shows” (and we thank you for your donation).
Marshal & Volunteers: If you wish to work this event as a marshal or volunteer, please sign up HERE.
Event Chair: Steve Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-297-8056
Cars which DO NOT have an RMVR logbook: Drivers must hold a valid up-to-date medical exam AND a current Competition License. Cars must be prepared to conform to that organization’s preparation and safety rules. Entrants must present a self-inspection RMVR Event Tech Inspection Form at regsitration.
- Production Race cars without an RMVR or VMC logbook: Such cars are welcome. Please select "Exibition" as the car's class when entering.
- Invited Post-'81 Formula and Sports Racer cars: Includes post ’81 Formula Fords (Kent and Fit powered), FC/F2000 (Pinto powered), S2000 (Pinto powered), water-cooled FSV, Formula Mazda, and SCCA FX/FC/FE/FE2/ESR. The invited Formula or Sports Racers must be from a VMC organization, SCCA, or NASA. Please select "Post-'81 Formula & SRs" as the car's class when entering.
For CO-DRIVERs: If you are sharing a car with another driver for the weekend as a CO-Driver, the owner of the car must register first. The second driver can then register for the event using the "CO-DRIVER" entry option. You'll need to select the shared car/driver (who will have already entered). The second driver MUST also go thru registration Saturday morning and have a valid competition license and medical.
"Double-Driven" Cars: As always, will require each driver to make a regular weekend race entry, one for each particpant, each driving the car in their own Run Group.
Please double check the transponder number listed in the car's profile to be sure it is correct.
When entering you might be required to pay a membership fee in order to complete your registration. It will be good for the entire year. After Labor Day, that RMVR membership will be good for all of the following year.