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XXX Racing-AthletiCo and Yojimbo’s Garage to present

 Illinois State Junior Track Championship

Northbrook - Ed Rudolph Velodrome

17th June 2006

On Saturday, June 17 at the Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Northbrook, Illinois, Chicago-based cycling team XXX Racing-AthletiCo, along with team sponsor Yojimbo’s Garage, will present the Illinois State Juniors Track Championships.  .  The competition, scheduled to showcase top Illinois and area states’ junior racers is open to boys and girls ten to eighteen years of age. 

The event will also serve as a tune up for the upcoming junior nationals championships in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania and will be run in championship format with many of the same events that young cyclists will compete in at nationals. 

“XXX Racing-AthletiCo is pleased to be able to present the return of junior state track championships to Illinois,” said Nicole Kemerer, director of the team’s junior development program.  “The races will serve as a great benchmark for junior nationals and we hope to see some healthy competition.”  



Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.; racing begins at 10:00 a.m.

Rain date is Sunday, June 18 2006.

Entry:   $20 for entire event. Method of Payment (on-site): Cash or check made payable to “N.C.C.” Sorry, No credit cards are accepted on-site. Register online at   www.northbrookvelodrome.org   USAC permit pending.


Junior Categories:

Junior Men 10-14           Junior Women 10-14

Junior Men 15-18           Junior Women 15-18



All Categories will participate in the following races: Points, Scratch, Miss and Out and Tempo. The State Championship and Jim Rossi Trophy Cup will be awarded to the Omnium winner. Medals will be awarded to the Omnium top three finishers of each age group for the State Championship.


10:00 a.m.                              

Jr W 10-14  Miss and Out

Jr M 10-14  Miss and Out

Jr W 15-18  Miss and Out

Jr M 15-18  Miss and Out


Jr W 10-14 10 lap Scratch

Jr M 10-14  10 lap Scratch                                              

Jr W 15-18  20 lap Scratch                                                         

Jr M 15-18  20 lap Scratch                                                         


Jr W 10-14  8 lap Tempo

Jr M 10-14   8 lap Tempo

Jr W 15-18  12 lap Tempo

Jr M 15-18   12 lap Tempo         


Jr W 10-14  12 lap Points

Jr M 10-14   12 lap Points

Jr W 15-18   20 lap Points

Jr M 15-18   20 lap Points


1:00 p.m.

Jr W 10 –18   500m TT

Jr M 10 – 16   500m TT

Jr M 17 – 18   1k TT


2:00 p.m.


Presentation of Jim Rossi Omnium Trophy Cup

Presentation of Omnium State Champions 

Mixed category Team Sprint

(Note: The Team Sprint event will not count towards Omnium points. Teams are to be comprised of 3 riders, with no more than 2 riders from each category.)


About the Ed Rudolph Northbrook Velodrome: The newly resurfaced velodrome, located just north of Chicago in the suburban Village of Northbrook.  Several fundraising efforts helped save the facility.  The velodrome attracts cyclist from multiple states.  (www.northbrookvelodrome.org)


About XXX Racing-AthletiCo: The team was founded in 1999 by a group of professional messengers who wanted to extend their cycling experience to organized racing.  Today, the team has grown to include a diverse group of cyclists.  Members compete in the North Central region of the United States in road, track, cyclocross and mountain bike races.  In addition to racers in every category of the sport, XXX Racing-AthletiCo has women’s and junior development teams. The junior development team produced a national champion and silver at the 2003 junior world championships, and is currently recognized by the USA Cycling’s development foundation as a Center of Excellence for junior cycling.  (www.xxxracing.org)




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