The East Coast Timing Association (ECTA) held its inaugural event in Wilmington, Ohio on the weekend of April 28th – 29th, 2012. For the last 15 years, the ECTA has run events in Maxton, NC, but has moved to a new location in Ohio. The event was a huge success for the ECTA and the city of Wilmington, selling out well in advance with 175 pre entries. Over 2,600 spectators attended the event, judged by all as a huge success for both racers, spectators, and the city of Wilmington.
Chicago Vintage Racing ran two BMW singles in the Vintage 250cc class. Rebecca Berneck campaigned the “Green” R25/3 in the P/PV – 250/4 class (Production Engine/ Production Frame Vintage 250cc 4 stoke) and broke her previous record of 77.558 with a best run of 81.116 mph on her second run on Saturday. The 81.116 mph is the fastest recorded speed at any venue for the P/PV -250 class.
Daniel May ran the “Black” R25/3 in the M/VG – 250/4 class (Modified Vintage Gas 250cc 4 stoke), but mechanical issues kept the speed to just below 72 mph.
Chicago Vintage Racing is heading to Bonneville this summer to run the bikes on the salt at the 2012 BUB event.
Special thanks to Richard Sheckler who built both bikes, and all the support from the vintage BMW community.