MSR perks you didn't know you had

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June 8, 2017 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

perks.jpgShort on drivers for your upcoming track day?

Need a few more instructors for your HPDE? 

Looking for more volunteers/ corner marshals to work your club race?

We can help! Organizations on our Premium plan reap the powerful benefits of the mailing lists we've built over the years (and continue to grow like wildfire).

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Topics: Marketing

We reached 1.5 MILLION registrations!

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May 24, 2017 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

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Back on April 24th Jonathan Guzzo signed up for an autocross with the Golden Gate Chapter of the BMW CCA and became our 1.5 millionth registration! Very proud moment for all of us here at MotorsportReg and fitting that it came from our very first customer way back in 2002- the Golden Gate Chapter. 

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Topics: News

Regulating drones at the racetrack

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April 18, 2017 by Greg Cirillo

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We first published this blog post back in 2015. A lot has changed since then and we asked our expert, Greg Cirillo, to give us an update. Greg is the Founding Member of HCH Legal, a law firm based in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition to handling the occasional unmanned aircraft legal matter, Greg has a multinational practice representing owners and operators of private aircraft in purchase, sale, leasing, financing, regulatory and tax compliance matters. Greg also holds an SCCA National Competition License and races his #50 Spec Racer Ford with the Washington, D.C. Region of the SCCA.

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Topics: Misc

How to get the most from your R-compound track day tires

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June 13, 2017 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

Talk to 5 different people and you'll get 5 different pieces of advice about your track day tires. We clear up the confusion in our next webinar- How to get the most out of your R-compound track day tires.

You'll learn how to:

  • properly set and check your pressures and understand what they mean
  • use a pyrometer to get reliable, repeatable data
  • scrub in a new set of tires and what happens if you don't
  • properly fit your track day tires on your car
  • drive your first out lap on cold tires

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Topics: Webinar

Help grow the motorsport you love

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October 2, 2017 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

We know you love motorsport. Do you also care about the health of motorsport? Do you wish more people knew how awesome this sport is? How much fun they would have? How many great people they would meet? Here is your opportunity to be the authority on the motorsport events you love.

Become one of our Calendar Captains, moderate event listings from around the web and grow the sport by helping fellow enthusiasts find nearby events from one comprehensive event calendar.

Our motto is: "nobody should miss an event because they didn't know about it".

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Topics: Organizers

Memberships, licenses & credentials for motorsport

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January 25, 2017 by Brian Ghidinelli

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When I started writing this I was somewhere over Newfoundland, Canada returning from the Autosport show in central England. It is the European equivalent of the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis with a more focused road racing theme befitting their heritage. The floor is covered with all kinds of club and pro-level cars and most of the Formula 1 grid is on display. It takes discipline to get work done with so much eye candy!

Many clubs and circuits also have booths to promote their respective programs and racing championships to attract drivers for the upcoming season. I met with organizers to talk about MotorsportReg and RaceHero and I kept hearing a particular word that underscored why we've invested so much effort leading up to this announcement today: family.

Manage your tribe

Everyone reading this blog can attest to how much work it takes to manage your family/tribe- both literally and figuratively. We can't solve all your problems, but with our new features, we're hoping to greatly improve how you "literally" manage your members.

Today we are officially launching our all-new membership, licensing and credentialing system. Designed specifically for the needs of motorsport groups who primarily exist to organize events, we have launched first-class support for everything an organization manages about its members and participants.

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Topics: Features

Something big is coming...

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November 5, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

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We're about to blow the doors off how you manage
memberships, licenses and credentials

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Pole Position- Midwest Cafe Racing Association

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October 5, 2016 by Jennifer Ghidinelli

Midwest Cafe Racing Association (MCRA) was one of the first motorcycle clubs to start using MotorsportReg, so what better club to feature for our first motorcycle Pole Position blog! I learned that some things are universal between all motorsport clubs (the accomplishment you feel sharing your passion with a newcomer) and some things have a much more significant impact for motorcycle clubs (weather!).

josh_davis.jpgMCRA runs motorcycle track days and racing events in the Midwest area and caters to every level of rider. They offer inexpensive "Test the Track" sessions to help riders experience the track in a safe and controlled manner while also having fun. And their MCRA Challenge Series is keeping motorcycle racing alive and strong in St. Louis and the Midwest.

Josh Davis has been with the club for about four seasons. He's experienced everything MCRA has to offer. As a customer, he participated in track days, went through the race licensing program, and raced the GT-AM class. He's been on the board of directors for roughly two years (Treasurer) and this season was asked to help coach new riders. He shared with us his passion for his sport and his club.

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Topics: Customers, Pole Position

Behind the scenes @ the SCCA June Sprints

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July 27, 2016 by Dan Broughan

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The Summer of 1956 was the first full season of racing at Road America, and it included the Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints on the 23rd and 24th of June. My dad was younger than my 3 year old son, landing on the moon was considered science fiction and a young Mario Andretti had just emigrated to the United States the year previous. A lot has happened since then both on and off the track, but as mentioned on junesprints.comthe WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® remains and it’s 61st running makes it possibly the longest consecutively held road race in America.

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Topics: Customers

Feature Updates (and t-shirts!) - June 2016

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June 22, 2016 by Brian Ghidinelli

It's feature update time! We have a big batch of bug fixes and enhancements to tell you about. Before we get down to business, let us share one fun thing: the first-ever Official Team MSR t-shirt and hoodie!

Super soft premium tees from BELLA+CANVAS and hoodies from Tri-Mountain that you won't want to take off

We designed ourselves t-shirts and hoodies inspired by F1 team jackets and when our friends saw the mockup, they wanted one too! So, we’re letting everyone be part of Team MSR and grab a super-soft sweatshirt or t-shirt. But there’s only one printing so get your pre-order in today: http://msreg.com/msrshirt

Now, on to how we're making your events better!

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Topics: Features, UI

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