Here are some helpful track day facts for Blackhawk Farms Raceway LOCATION: Blackhawk Farms Raceway (BFR) 15538 Praire Road South Beloit, IL 61080 Click here for map location Gate Information: * BFR location is in CT (Central Time, one hour behind Grand Rapids and Indianapolis). * NO GATE FEE FOR ENTERING * Gate OPENS at 6PM Friday and will close at 10:00PM. After 10PM you're stuck at the fence. The gate will reopen Saturday @ 7AM and will close Saturday night at 10PM. You can come and go any time you wish as long as you are checked in at the gate before 10PM. This is a security measure to protect all of us. Helpful facts for BFR: Camping is available for the weekend Campfires are allowed, (don't forget the bug spray) Showers are available Race/Pump gas is available credit/debit only. Concession stand open for breakfast and lunch Evening track walks allowed (cold track only) Limited electricity available. Bring your generator Pets are allowed and MUST be on a leash at all times. Please "clean up" after your pets Michelin tire service available by Sportbike Tire Service (STS), get your tire swag on! Registration: Registration opens at 7:00am Saturday & Sunday and closes at 8:15am for the rider's meeting, then will re-open after the rider's meeting. Registration will be held inside the Tech shed (see map above). After you register, you will be handed a group sticker to place on the front of your bike. Please do not place it on the tire fender, then head over to the tech area for inspection. Tech Inspection: **Click the link below to find out what is required to pass Tech. http://sttforum.com/index.php?threa...id-surprises-at-morning-tech-inspection.8457/ Tech inspection will be held over at the tech shed. Please be sure to register first before heading over to the tech inspection area. All Gopros (or similar cameras) that is mounted on a motorcycle must have a tether from the camera case to a point on the motorcycle. It doesn't have to be pretty, it just has to be tethered and secure. NO helmet mounted Gopros (or similar helmet mounted cameras) Unfortunately, they are NOT ALLOWED at all on track NO Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) or DRONES of any type allowed at this event. Riders Meeting: There is a MANDATORY rider's meeting everyday at 8:15am. Everyone is required to attend, including spectators if they are in the paddock. The riders meeting will be held in front of the Tech Shed. Please be on time. Hot Track Schedule: At 9am the Novice group reports to the classroom (immediately following the riders meeting) and Intermediate group goes on track first following the below schedule: **Intermediate Group 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 **Advanced Group 9:20, 10:20, 11:20, 12:20, 2:20, 3:20, 4:20, 5:20 **Novice Group 9:40, 10:40, 11:40, 12:40, 2:40, 3:40, 4:40, 5:40 Please note that Lunch will be held at 1:00PM (Four sessions before lunch). The track will go hot at 1:50 after lunch. We ride R*** or shine, please come prepared for the weather. ***Please keep your area clean do not leave any race gas cans, tires or any other garbage when you leave.*** Any questions, please post here.