Rocky Mountain Motogiro 2018
For 1969 or older motorcycles, 250CC or less
The event is fashioned after the original Giro Motociclistico d’Italia, an endurance race comprising 3,400 km in 8 legs through mountain roads down the length of the boot. All road racing in Italy was banned in 1957 after a horrific accident in the Mille Miglia race, spelling an end to the Giro.
The endurance portion of the Rocky Mountain MotoGiro will take place over 300 kilometers in four legs, points being awarded for the ability of the participant to complete each leg without breakdown The event will start and end in Nakusp B.C.
The closed road portion of the event will be in Nakusp on the Nakusp Hot Springs road, a 10 km mountain road, mostly up hill. This will be timed with points being awarded in two classes, 125cc and under and 250cc and under.
Points will also be awarded for the age, size (cc’s), reliability and in recognition of the original event and the participants of the time, points will be awarded for the origin of the machine, most points for Italian machines, next for European machines, next for Japanese and American machines
Points will be awarded and awards given for fit and finish, judged by a participant’s choice.
A chase vehicle will be following the participants.
A few spots are still available! If you are qualified, and wanting to register, or if you have any questions contact Jim Kelsall, contact information listed above.