NYPA Midget Association Announces Further Rule Alignment Between Lucas Oil Can-AM Midgets.
West Seneca, New York, March 7, 2017- The NYPA Midget Association announced a revision to the fuel injection ruling: Effective immediately, Fuel Injection Control Units Are Now Legal for Use in the NYPA Midget Series. Drivers and teams will have the option of getting the stock ECU flashed/remapped or utilize aftermarket fuel injection control equipment, like the DynoJet Power Commander and the DynoJet Autotune device. The annual pre-season driver’s meeting was well attended by both series regulars and new members alike, who were mostly positive about the seasons upcoming rule adjustments.
The schedule as it stands now encompasses nineteen race dates and two fall TBA. The NYPA Midget Association is still negotiating with promoters on the TBA’s and will announce those dates when they are confirmed.
RULES & TECHNICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Fuel Injection Adjustment: Stock Fuel injection will now be allowed and DynoJet Power Commanders along with DynoJet Auto Tune Fuel Injection Control Units Are Now Legal for Use in the NYPA Midget Series Drivers and teams will have the option to pay for the service of getting the stock ECU flashed/remapped or purchase their own fuel injection control equipment. DynoJet Power Commander is one of the most well known and widely used in the midget racing specific application thanks to it ease of use, it’s truly a plug and play solution. Drivers can download the order form by clicking HERE or they can fill out the online form by clicking HERE to take advantage of the group discount made available by Pippard Automotive in Lockport.
Timing & Scoring: Transponders will be required for all NYPA Midget Association Events in 2017. The only 2 transponders that are current for racing with the Midget Association are the MyLaps X2 or the MyLaps AMB (Red). All teams must have a scoring transponder mounted on the racecar. The location will be determined at a later date. Drivers can download the order form HERE to take advantage of the group discount made available by a promotion with MyLaps.com, or they can fill out the online form by clicking here HERE.
UPCOMING EVENTS, PROMOTIONS & SPONSORSHIP
Another Major topic of discussion was the plans to grow the series by increasing car count on the tour. Growing the series is exactly what NYPA had in mind when making the decision to add fuel injection to the rulebook in an effort to work with other clubs. Finding ways to race together and support each club’s big events in the region is one of the early steps NYPA plans on taking.
Several of last seasons sponsors have renewed for this season, and several more are close to renewing their agreement. Long time supporter Jerry Gradl Motors, was one of the first to recommit for the 2017 season. The Jerry Gradl Motors Showroom has been one of the busiest sections of the website with more than a few of the available cars recently being sold. The Bubbly Sponge Home Maintenance Company has also agreed to another year of support, with plans to launch their Bubbly Sponge Racing website, focused on motorsports marketing endeavors in the region.
About Jerry Gradl Motors: Since 1958 Jerry Gradl Motors has provided exceptional sales and professional service to western New York motorists. Half of their customers are referrals or repeats, which means they provide outstanding customer service. The Gradl name is a staple in WNY motorsports and will be for years to come. Jerry Gradl Motors has two locations to choose from, one at 711 Niagara Falls Blvd, North Tonawanda NY and the other located at 6704 Transit Rd. Williamsville.
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About The NYPA Midget Association: The series sanctions three-quarter midget racing in western New York and Pennsylvania. TQ midgets are known for high stakes, wheel to wheel, short track racing action and have thrilled crowds across the country for over fifty years. The NYPA Midget Association carries on that tradition of excitement at tracks like Holland Speedway, Lake Erie Speedway and Lancaster National Speedway. Check the NYPA Midget Association website www.NYPAMidgets.com for the schedule, points, and news. Find us on Facebook for up to date event information, photos, and more. Be sure to like and share with your friends.