2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series

Angel Fire Bike Park Fire 5 Downhill Series

Angel Fire Bike Park’s Fire 5 is the premier downhill race series in the Rocky Mountains. A series of five unique downhill races held at Angel Fire Bike Park throughout the bike season. Amateurs and pros alike are invited to join us for one or all five races. Cash and prizes awarded for each race and overall series winners. Competitors 21 and over will receive two beer tickets per race.

Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places in all categories. Series Champion will be determined by most points earned in 3 out of 5 races in the series. Rider must be present to be eligible for awards. No awards will be mailed. 

Online Registration [Per Race]:
PRO: $50 | AM: $30

Same-Day Registration [Per Race]:
PRO: $55 | AM: $35

Note: Online registration will close 2 days before each race. Same-day registration & packet pickup will be held in the Bike Shop & will close at 1 p.m.  Bike Park Lift Ticket is not included in cost of registration.

Race Dates:
Saturday, May 20th
Saturday, July 22nd
Saturday, August 5th
Sunday, September 3rd
Saturday, October 7th

Classes:
Pro Women
Pro Men
Open Women
Open Men
Masters Men (Open to 35 & Over)
Junior Women (15 & Under)
Junior Men (15 & Under)

Race Day Schedule:
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Packet Pick-up & On-site Registration
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Course Open for Practice*

2 p.m. | Start List Posted
3 p.m. | Race Begins
5 p.m. | Awards Ceremony

*The course will be announced 1 weekend prior to each race and open to Bike Park riders to practice before Race Day.

Contingency
If inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances arise, the contingency plan will be to move the race to the following day at 10:30 a.m.

9-10 a.m. | Course Open for Practice
10:30 a.m. | Race Begins

 


THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS FOR HELPING US CREATE THIS RACE SERIES

   schwalbe   Maxima Logo         Fox Head  Red Bull


Rules

Licenses Requirements

None required. Registration takes care of everything. All racers must sign a race waiver.

Upgrades or Downgrades

If racer upgrades or downgrades classes he/she will lose ALL points.

Race Plates

Racer must have race plate on at all times to be on the course. Race plate must not be cut at any area around the sponsor or race number, and must be placed on front of handlebars.

Registration

Online registration will close 2 days before the race. Same-day registration will close at 1 p.m and costs $5 more than online registration. Lift tickets are not included in the cost of registration.

Start list will be posted at the Ticket Office, Bike Shop and at the base of the chairlift by 2:00 p.m. If a racer misses their start time, they will have to wait until the end to cycle through.

Awards

Venue has the right to change the cash payout or combine classes if there are not 5 in a category. You must race at the series Championships and be at the awards ceremony to be eligible for the cash payout. The top 5 in every category class will make the podium.

Individual Race Awards

Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in all categories and 4th and 5th will be recognized on the podium.

Male Pro | $400, $200, $100
Female Pro | $400, $200, $100

Amateur Prizes awards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for Junior categories & 1st-5th place for the Open categories averaging $1,500 in retail prizes per race.

Awards will be held at 5 p.m. on the base area deck behind The Lodge.

Overall Series Awards

Awards & medals will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in all categories and 4th and 5th will be recognized on the podium. Rider must be present to be eligible for awards. No awards will be mailed. Champion will be determined by most points earned in 3 out of 5 races in the series.

Male Pro | $900, $400, $200
Female Pro | $900, $400, $200

Amateur Prizes awards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category averaging $1,500 in retail prizes.

Awards will be held at 5 p.m. on the base area deck behind The Lodge.

Points

Racers will earn points for each race to count towards overall championships. Racer must race 3 out of 5 races to be included in the overall championship. Racers top 3 races in the series will count towards championships. In the event of a tie, overall times at the final race will determine the winner. Points will be updated on the website after each race.

Points System

PositionPoints
1100
280
370
463
556
647
744
841
938
1036
1134
1232
1330
1428
1526
1625
1724
1823
1922
2021
2120
2219
2318
2417
2516
2615
2714
2813
2912
3011
3110
329
338
347
356
365
374
383
392
40+1