Thunder Roads LA/MS Gulf Coast JAN2019 - Page 24

A DAY AT NOLA MOTORSPORTS NOLA Motorsports Park is more than a racetrack. At NOLA Motorsports Park’s 750-acre facility, thrill- seekers can participate in Arrive and Drive Karting, drive a supercar on the 1.8 mile road course with Xtreme Xperience, or soak in the newest attractions: inflatable water slides. NOLA Motorsports Park is also a special event facility hosting many festivals and corporate events throughout the year—all located a short 20 minutes from the French Quarter of New Orleans. They also have Wide Open Wednesdays Cost is $60 per rider. If you have never ridden a motorcycle on a track, this is the place to start. You must Register Online (registration stays open until 2pm day of). The track goes hot at 2pm to 6pm (or dark, whichever occurs first). Track runs wet or dry. All rider safety gear required. Please contact Clint Austin with questions @ CMRA Central Motorcycle RoadRacing Association To race with the CMRA you must take the CMRA License School and purchase a license. Riders that do not have experience with closed-course competition are encouraged to participate in any of the numerous track days available to non-racers to gain experience and decide if racing is the sport for you. On this particular page, 2 of Thunder Roads LA/MS favorite racers enjoying the day of racing, honing in on their skills, and trying to break their own records each and every time they get on the tract is Scott Tomsu, owner and bike builder of STFU Motocycles in Lafayette and Roy Horrigan, President of SouthSide Maniacs RC in Houma, La. (both featured here). Visit NOLA MotorSports website for more information. Getting ready Scott Tomsu in the lead Bike owner Scott Tomsu of 22 Thunder Roads Magazine LA/MS Gulf Coast | January 2019 | Roy Horrigan President of South Side Maniacs