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Official 2020 - NCM Motorsports Park Double 8+7-Hour Enduro

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Our NCM event has been cancelled
At 9:30am this morning, NCM management called Mike Morrison to let him know their track had been closed until April 13th. The track had been committed to hosting all upcoming events, but in a meeting yesterday between the Mayor of Bowling Green and the Governor of Kentucky it was made known that NCM was still open and hosting events. The Governor said no and instructed all motorsport facilities to shut down for the next few weeks. Without a track to race on, we can't hold our event.
We are frustrated that our event has been cancelled and we know you are too. We all needed this break from everyday life to get some fun racing in our lives. Your next question is probably about the money you had paid in for this event. ChampCar will issue a full refund or move your paid fees to another event. Just email Mike Morrison or Mike Chisek and let us know what you would like us to do with your fees. If we don't hear from you, your fees will be credited to your account.
We look forward to life getting back to normal and seeing everyone at a race track later this year.
The ChampCar Staff  







March 21-March 22, 2020
NCM MOTORSPORTS PARK: 8+7 Enduros, $1425
Bowling Green, KY
"NCM Motorsports Park"
Early Pay Discount Ends: January 21, 2020

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Download Supplemental Rules and Event Info

NCM has strict sound rules. Make your car quiet. Cars without a muffler WILL fail sound and will be black flagged.


Mufflers. Yes. That subject, again.
Did you know that NCM Motorsports Park has sound limits?
NCM will be using our 96 DBa limit for the event. 96dba? It's the level that is in our 2020 BCCR.
So what does that mean?
It means that you have to have mufflers on your race car. If you show up with a glass pack, you will most likely fail. If you show up with a straight through racing exhaust, you will fail.
Put mufflers on the car. The best way to look at this subject is to build your car like you are going to Laguna Seca. You will most likely pass.
Review the Laguna Seca ChampCar flyer.
It means that you have to have mufflers on your race car. If you show up with a glass pack, you will most likely fail. If you show up with a straight-through racing exhaust, you will fail.

I think at NCM you point the muffler outlet to the right as the sound meters are on the left. But that's just from what I remember. I could be wrong.

NCM Test day. $300 - $350

NCM Test Day ChampCar
March 20 $300 – $350
NCM Hosted Test Day for ChampCar will take place on Friday, June 14th prior to the ChampCar Endurance Series.

Pre-Registering at $300 per car gets you and your team on track for the entire day. Day of registration is $350. This open track day serves as a test for the ChampCar Endurance Series. The format will be an open session with a lunch break in the middle.

Registration is per car! Multiple drivers are allowed with proper paperwork filled out and turned in during check-in. We reserve the right to deny track access to any driver during the event.

Paddock Load-In starts at Noon on Thursday
Check-in for Registration will be at the Track office starting at 7:00am CST.
Drivers meeting – 7:45am
Hot Track – 8:30am
Lunch 12pm-1pm
Hot Track – 1pm
End of day – 5:30pm



Mule Town Dyno Challenge - updated Supps for more info


Entries for NCM Motorsports Park

Updated 2/28/2020  limited to 70 entries
Sound limit of 96 dbA will be strictly enforced
Sold out - email mike.morrison@champcar.org

    Team Name Car # Year Make Model
1.   901 Motorsport 901 1990 BMW 325is
2.   901 Motorsport 903 1988 BMW 325i
3.   Alpine Auto Racing Program 700 1992 BMW 325is
4.   Basil Weenie Racing 22 1990 Mazda Miata
5.   BEGLEY MOTORSPORTS 510 1972 Datsun 510
6.   Black Flag Motorsports 13 2006 Honda Civic Si
7.   Blessed 77 Racing 677 1996 Acura Integra
8.   Brake Dancers (PartsBadger) 631 2006 Nissan Altima
9.   Brew Krewe Racing 860 1989 BMW 325i
10.   Bulldog Racing 152 1989 BMW 325i
11.   Burningham Racing 855 1992 Lexus SC300
12.   Busch Family Motorsports 517 2000 Ford Focus ZX3
13.   Button Down Motorworks 594 2004 Mini Cooper Cooper
14.   Chump Change Racing 15 1995 BMW E-36 325
15.   City Garage Racing 44 1994 BMW 325is
16.   Cone Crushers 916 1987 Porsche 944S
17.   Crank Yankers Racing 186 1989 BMW 325i
18.   Danger Racing Group 464 1997 Lexus SC300
19.   Dead Pedal Racing 185 1987 Maserati BiTurbo
20.   E Racing 890 1990 bmw 325
21.   Flatout NEMESIS 420 2009 Mazda Miata
22.   Formula Zero 670 1995 Toyota Celica
23.   Fox Body Racing 755 1993 Ford Mustang LX
24.   Girded Loins Racing Team 300 2001 BMW Z3
25.   Gorilla Sticker 516 1997 BMW 318ti
26.   Gridlife Super Team 362 2008 honda fit
27.   Gridlife Super Team Too 85 1990 honda civic ex
28.   HoChunk 120 1986 Jeep Cherokee
29.   Hounddogs 521 1994 Bmw 325
30.   IPF Racing 252 1986 Toyota Supra
31.   Junk Dynasty 88 1994 Ford Mustang
32.   Kraken Racing 262 2002 Acura RSX Type S
33.   Leviathan Motorsports 255 1991 Toyota mr2
34.   Love Racing 647 1990 Mazda Miata
35.   Mad Fast Autosport 200 1990 Mazda Miata
36.   Maximum Effort 193 2008 Mazda Miata
37.   MiElan 150 1990 Mazda Miata
38.   MiElan Plus 2 5 1990 Mazda Miata
39.   MR2 Biohazard 382 1991 Troyota MR2 V6 2.0
40.   NCM 105 1993 Mazda Miata
41.   Nine Four Motorsports 840 1992 Lexus SC300
42.   NO FOO Racing 993 1992 Mazda Miata
43.   Not Rod Licolniata 584 1999 Mazda Miata
44.   On Second Thought Racing 341 1991 Mazda Miata
45.   PartsBadger 630 1991 Mazda Miata
46.   Party Girl 266 1999 Mercedes C230
47.   Past Due Racing 602 2001 Kia Spectra
48.   Rhinoceros Racing 288 1986 FORD MUSTANG LX
49.   Rooster racing llc 451 1996 Dodge Neon
50.   RPM 97 1994 Mazda Miata
51.   Running Bulls Racing E30 160 1987 BMW 325is
52.   RVAGFX 411 1990 bmw 325is
53.   RVAGFX 111 1989 BMW 325
54.   Schumacher Taxi 188 1991 BMW 325i
55.   Spartan Racing 7 1995 BMW 318is
56.   Subliminal Racing 717 1991 Chevrolet Corvette
57.   T & A Racing 380 1992 BMW 325i
58.   T2T RACING 811 1991 Mazda Miata
59.   TAG 900 1993 Mazda Miata
60.   Texas Thunder 797 1991 Mazda Miata
61.   The Goat 201 2000 Madza Miata
62.   There's no Z in Mazda 283 1990 Mazda Miata
63.   Thr3ve Racing 865 1992 BMW 325is
64.   TMMI Motorsports 38 1999 Toyota Camry
65.   TR Motorsports 318 1993 318is BMW
66.   Two beaners in a bucket 0 1995 mazda miata
67.   Visceral Racing Group 919 1987 Porsche 944S
68.   Wasting Money Racing 765 1999 Mazda Miata
69.   Williams Racing Group 207 1995 Mazda Miata
70.   Yoda Sport 317 1987 BMW 325is
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2 hours ago, theblue said:

we are excited to try this event for the first time.   Anybody have advice specific to this track / event for us?

 Technical, curvy, and the sinkhole  = deep,  great track made for my driving style.  Wait : they all are ..

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4 hours ago, theblue said:

we are excited to try this event for the first time.   Anybody have advice specific to this track / event for us?

Research the lines and watch expert video. The track has a lot of elevation change and there are crests and off-camber sections mid corner which affect where the optimal line is. Basically, if you look at a 2d map and plan your lines you will be wrong. Some of the corners are deceptively fast and you can lose a lot of time by not knowing how fast you can go from the start.
It’s a fantastic track. Wonderful viewing from the rooftop. Bring a camera.

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9 hours ago, theblue said:

we are excited to try this event for the first time.   Anybody have advice specific to this track / event for us?

“Deception” is deceiving (turn 12?). Three offs (four off on a asphalt run off) in three laps got me a black flag. The third off was the black flangers fault. The frantically waving flag scared me. Great track. Underrated. 

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On the back before you come back around to the sink hole, by mid race, I believe I saw at least 4 dead turtles, a muskrat/opposum, and various other critters.  If you are an animal lover, this track may not be for you.


Track is a lot of fun, has some busy sections, has some high speed pucker sections, a lot of off camber and as Nate said above, 2d lines don't tend to hold up.  Watch a lot of video, interested to see what the track will be like if we get wet weather, only driven it when its been super hot!!


Also, unless they finally have changed it, there is no power in the pits so plan on a generator.  Also, other than the gap at pit out and the middle of pit row, there isn't a gap in the fence so bring a ladder/stack of tires, or walk a good distance to get to back to the paddock.  Hopefully we can break our curse of bad luck at this track and have two clean days for both cars.

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35 minutes ago, hotchkis23 said:

On the back before you come back around to the sink hole, by mid race, I believe I saw at least 4 dead turtles, a muskrat/opposum, and various other critters.  If you are an animal lover, this track may not be for you.



At the Champcar race last summer, on that same section of track, I was following a little white car through there when a turkey erupted off of the asphalt. That neon, or miata, or whatever it was, must have only missed that thing by inches.

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Bulldog racing is excited for this race. I've driven this track once during the 2018 championship. The team I was driving for had the cool suit system die on Saturday, therefore I almost died of heat exhaustion due to the Kentucky murder sun.  I'm looking forward to running this race in march.


when I drove it, it took me a long time to differentiate turn 5 and turn 16. The approach is similar but the exit is very different. Just need to talk myself through each lap. 


If if any other e30 team would like to pit together, PM me. We can coordinate spares and knowledge. 


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Any word if there is going to be a Test Day on Friday before the race weekend?  The Sups say test and tune information coming soon but hadn't heard anything yet. Feel free to tell me if I'm simply being too inpatient. We've got a new build and are struggling to find any nearby events in the spring to test.  Thanks

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Absolutely loved this track last year despite our issues. Its crazy fast but has tight technical stuff like 10.... 10 can eat me..... but I love it. If you play it in Assetto Corsa, its fairly accurate. Also for anybody looking to stay at the track, the facilities are pretty nice and in the pits, realize you've got a long way to move your stuff to pit lane. IPF will have the nacho cheese machine and a heated trailer if anybody wants a fun pit partner 🍻

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2 minutes ago, MichaelPal said:

How will the test day be handled with respect to tech inspection? If a car does not have a Champcar tech sticker, will it be allowed to participate in the morning test session?


thanks for info!


Last year it was just like an standard HDPE so self tech since its run by the track.

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