Stage One All 3-day stage race categories & Thunderhill Sampler*
Thunderhill Raceway Circuit Race Friday, March 29th
A 2-mile, multi- turn, auto racing track with minor elevation changes. This is the smoothest pavement you will ever have the opportunity to experience! Fast wheels with slick tires highly recommended! Located at Thunderhill Raceway Park.
Directions: Thunderhill Raceway Park is conveniently located at 5250 Hwy 162, Willows, CA just 7 miles west of I-5 and the City of Willows.Registration will be at the main building. Follow signs to registration. www.thunderhill.com
Stage Two * Beginning stage of 2-day categories * Paskenta Hills Road Race Saturday, March 30th
A 45 mile loop with several rollers, excellent to fair pavement and approximately 4 miles of the famous Paskenta gravel. Starts in town of Paskenta at the community hall and uses these roads in a clockwise loop: Paskenta Rd, Corning Rd, Black Butte Rd, Tapscott Rd., Newville Rd, Round Valley Rd. Finish line located at top of hill on Round Valley Rd ½ mile from starting line. Resilient tires and wheels recommended. Come prepared!
Directions: To get to the Paskenta Hills RR course take I-5 to Corning and go 19.5 miles west on Corning Rd to Paskenta Community Park.(Parking at the community hall is limited). Follow signs to parking/registration.
Stage Three River Road Time Trial Sunday, March 31st
A flat out 10 miler. Chico River Rd @ Miller Ave to River Rd to W. Sacramento. Finish line 100m before Bidwell Ave. Only 2 right turns. Very fast!
Directions: The River Road Time Trial starts on Chico River Road, just past the intersection of Miller Ave, then makes a right turn onto River Road, followed by a right turn onto W. Sacramento Road.
Stage Four Downtown Chico Criterium Sunday, March 31st
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Located in the heart of downtown Chico. The criterium is an L-shaped course, with six corners and good pavement.
Directions: Sign-in & Start/Finish on Broadway between 4th & 5th. In a counter clockwise pattern: Broadway to 6th to Main to 4th to Wall to 3rd to Broadway.