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The results of the first EVER Polini Cup moped race are in!
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The Polini Cup is an annual racing series held in Atwater, CA 5 weekends during the spring and summer. PoliniUSA (now SPI Parts) hosts the event which provides racing for mopeds, scooters, pitbikes, nsr, gopeds, go quads and more. 2009 was the first year with a moped specific class. This open class started out fairly casual, but as the season progressed, many innovations hit the track and the racing grew more exciting. During the season, 2 additional moped classes were added; first twist-n-go which puts mopeds head-to-head against scooters, and later the Puch Polini class featuring e50 Polini builds.
  
  
1st Place: Jeff Johnson
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The 2010 season begins in April with many new and innovative builds planned. Key teams include MotoMatic with Tommy, Tony, Alan, and Jimmy; 1977 Mopeds with Elliot, Round and Dan ; Choke with Jeff and Nikolas; and the Cuperteens with Tom, Matt and Zack. Team HYR from seattle made a few appearances with Terry Dean (now racing with MotoMatic) and Columbus Josh. Additional racers are expected to show up as well
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'''2009 Race Results''':
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Mopeds:
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1 Jeff (Choke)
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2 Jimmy  (MotoMatic)
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3 Tommy  (MotoMatic)
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Twist N Go Moped/Scooter:
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1 Scott  (Scooter)
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2 Tommy  (MotoMatic)
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3 Zack  (Cuperteens)
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'''2010 Race Dates''':
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April 10-11
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May 1-2
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June 26-27
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August 28-29
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October 2-3
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'''2010 Puch Polini Class Rules:'''
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1. Must use a Polini Puch cylinder kit 144.0150
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2. Exhaust unlimited
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3. Can not add material to the stock cases or cylinder kit or any engine part.
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4. 21mm carb max regardless of brand
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5. Any frame that a puch engine came on factory (maxi, magnum, freespirit, kromag, dart, korado, ect.)
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6. 2 or 3 shoe type puch clutch with unlimited modifications (different springs, reenforcement plate, cutting shoes, adding clutch material, but clutch must maintain pivot type engagement arms.
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7. Points only/ NO CDI/ NO Electronic ignitions
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8.Any head design air cooled only
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9.E 50 motors/cases only -engine case must be used as designed. No case reed motors
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10.Drum brakes front and rear that were stock on a moped (not old dual leading shoe drums from a vintage racer)
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11.Any crank ok must maintain stock stroke
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12. 4 pedal Polini reed OK P#215.0301 or equivalent
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13.Frame bracing and Tank relocation allowed, suspension point relocation not allowed
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14.16 or 17” wheels, any tire except full slicks, any width
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15.No suspension modifications allowed except forks front forks
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2nd Place Jimmy Nolan
 
  
3rd Place Terry Dean
 
  
Race #1
 
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!Position
 
!Number
 
!Name
 
!Laps
 
!Time Difference
 
!Total Time
 
!Best Lap Time
 
!Team
 
!Moped
 
|-
 
|1
 
|23
 
|Jimmy Nolan
 
|12
 
| (-)
 
|9:16.008
 
|43.091
 
|Jimmy
 
|Peugeot 103
 
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|2
 
|00
 
|Jeff Johnsen
 
|12
 
|Transponder error
 
|9:16.333
 
|44.043
 
|Choke
 
|Derbi Variant
 
|-
 
|3
 
|1337
 
|Terry Dean
 
|12
 
|(+)34.709
 
|9:50.717
 
|45.664
 
|HRY Racing
 
|Piaggio Ciao
 
|-
 
|4
 
|91
 
|Tony Simoni
 
|12
 
|(+)42.137
 
|9:58.145
 
|46.641
 
|MotoMatic
 
|Vespa Grande/Hobbit
 
|-
 
|5
 
|69
 
|Zack Levenberg
 
|12
 
|(+)42.741
 
|9:58.749
 
|46.653
 
|1977 Mopeds Racing
 
|Honda Hobbit
 
|-
 
|6
 
|61
 
|Alan Labuardia
 
|11
 
|1 Lap
 
|9:28.932
 
|48.435
 
|MotoMatic
 
|Puch Maxi
 
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|7
 
|27
 
|Nikolaus Jung
 
|11
 
|(+)4.994
 
|9:33.926
 
|47.778
 
|Choke
 
|Tomos Sprint
 
|-
 
|8
 
|57
 
|Nicholas Sapiro
 
|11
 
|(+)6.209
 
|9:35.141
 
|48.161
 
|Choke
 
|Tomos Senior Pro
 
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|9
 
|271
 
|Justin Lamezman
 
|11
 
|(+)25.934
 
|9:54.866
 
|50.299
 
|1977 Mopeds Racing
 
|Puch Magnum
 
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|10
 
|19
 
|Mike Rafter
 
|11
 
|(+)27.251
 
|9:56.183
 
|49.916
 
|MotoMatic
 
|Puch Maxi
 
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|11
 
|8
 
|Josh Griffith
 
|11
 
|(+)27.797
 
|9:56.729
 
|50.528
 
|HRY Racing
 
|Peugeot 103
 
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|12
 
|89
 
|Thomas Carabajal
 
|10
 
|2 Laps
 
|9:40.373
 
|54.124
 
|Cuperteens
 
|Derbi Variant
 
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|13
 
|87
 
|Matt Neiss
 
|8
 
|4 Laps
 
|6:43.324
 
|45.022
 
|Cuperteens
 
|Derbi Variant
 
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|14
 
|42o
 
|Craig Wong
 
|4
 
|8 Laps
 
|3:49.342
 
|49.067
 
|1977 Mopeds Racing
 
|Honda Hobbit
 
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|15
 
|77
 
|Daniel Kastner
 
|4
 
|(+)10.324
 
|3:59.666
 
|51.322
 
|1977 Mopeds Racing
 
|Peugeot Gran Turismo
 
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|16
 
|7
 
|Nathan Jarvis
 
|0
 
|0
 
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|17
 
|685
 
|Douglas Kirk
 
|0
 
|0
 
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Race #2
 
Position Number Name Laps Time Difference Total Time Best Lap Time Team Moped
 
1 00 Jeff Johnsen 12 Transponder error   44.075 Choke Derbi Variant
 
2 23 Jimmy Nolan 12 - 9:11.308 43.146 Jimmy Peugeot 103
 
3 1337 Terry Dean 12 +32.563 9:43.871 45.875 HRY Racing Piaggio Ciao
 
4 91 Tony Simoni 12 +33.919 9:45.227 46.291 MotoMatic Vespa Grande/Hobbit
 
5 61 Alan Labuardia 11 1 Lap 9:14.043 46.712 MotoMatic Puch Maxi
 
6 420 Craig Wong 11 +8.541 9:22.584 47.260 1977 Mopeds Racing Motobecane AV10
 
7 19 Mike Rafter 11 +14.600 9:28.922 48.903 MotoMatic Puch Maxi
 
8 57 Nicholas Sapiro 11 +14.879 9:47.380 48.584 Choke Tomos Senior Pro
 
9 77 Daniel Kastner 11 +33.337 9:52.644 48.671 1977 Mopeds Racing Peugeot Gran Turismo
 
10 8 Josh Griffith 11 +38.627 9:25.644 51.016 HRY Racing Peugeot 103
 
11 271 Justin Lamezman 10 2 Laps 9:34.318 51.054 1977 Mopeds Racing Puch Magnum
 
12 89 Thomas Carabajal 10 +8.674 6:56.73 54.501 Cuperteens Derbi Variant
 
13 27 Nikolaus Jung 8 4 Laps 5:29.421 47.653 Choke Tomos Sprint
 
14 69 Elliot Ortiz 6 6 Laps 5:29.421 46.028 1977 Mopeds Racing Peugeot 103
 
15 87 Nathan Jauvtis 5 7 Laps 9:45.386 51.619 1977 Mopeds Racing Honda Hobbit
 
16 685 Douglas Kirk 0        
 
17 xx Charles Cole 0
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:26, 22 March 2010

The Polini Cup is an annual racing series held in Atwater, CA 5 weekends during the spring and summer. PoliniUSA (now SPI Parts) hosts the event which provides racing for mopeds, scooters, pitbikes, nsr, gopeds, go quads and more. 2009 was the first year with a moped specific class. This open class started out fairly casual, but as the season progressed, many innovations hit the track and the racing grew more exciting. During the season, 2 additional moped classes were added; first twist-n-go which puts mopeds head-to-head against scooters, and later the Puch Polini class featuring e50 Polini builds.


The 2010 season begins in April with many new and innovative builds planned. Key teams include MotoMatic with Tommy, Tony, Alan, and Jimmy; 1977 Mopeds with Elliot, Round and Dan ; Choke with Jeff and Nikolas; and the Cuperteens with Tom, Matt and Zack. Team HYR from seattle made a few appearances with Terry Dean (now racing with MotoMatic) and Columbus Josh. Additional racers are expected to show up as well


2009 Race Results:

Mopeds:

1 Jeff (Choke)

2 Jimmy (MotoMatic)

3 Tommy (MotoMatic)


Twist N Go Moped/Scooter:

1 Scott (Scooter)

2 Tommy (MotoMatic)

3 Zack (Cuperteens)


2010 Race Dates:

April 10-11

May 1-2

June 26-27

August 28-29

October 2-3


2010 Puch Polini Class Rules:

1. Must use a Polini Puch cylinder kit 144.0150

2. Exhaust unlimited

3. Can not add material to the stock cases or cylinder kit or any engine part.

4. 21mm carb max regardless of brand

5. Any frame that a puch engine came on factory (maxi, magnum, freespirit, kromag, dart, korado, ect.)

6. 2 or 3 shoe type puch clutch with unlimited modifications (different springs, reenforcement plate, cutting shoes, adding clutch material, but clutch must maintain pivot type engagement arms.

7. Points only/ NO CDI/ NO Electronic ignitions

8.Any head design air cooled only

9.E 50 motors/cases only -engine case must be used as designed. No case reed motors

10.Drum brakes front and rear that were stock on a moped (not old dual leading shoe drums from a vintage racer)

11.Any crank ok must maintain stock stroke

12. 4 pedal Polini reed OK P#215.0301 or equivalent

13.Frame bracing and Tank relocation allowed, suspension point relocation not allowed

14.16 or 17” wheels, any tire except full slicks, any width

15.No suspension modifications allowed except forks front forks