MISuperMoto's Dave Duprey makes a test run of the street
course in downtown West Branch. Here, he is sliding from
main street into the first turn onto Fourth Street.
MISuperMoto's Dave Duprey continues his four-lap test run
of the street course in downtown West Branch. Here, he is
heading south from Fourth Street backing-it-in onto main street.
Houhgton Avenue will be the start/finish area for the event. Competitors will start and complete their lap on main street.
The street (also known as M-55) is six lanes wide. Spectactor
areas will be on either side of the street with haybales and
fencing protecting spectators and racers. The spot where
the track crew are standing will be the first turn.
This is on the south side of Houghton Avenue (main street)
where spectactors will be able to stand and watch the race
for free. Some businesses in downtown West Branch,
including the Downtown Cafe and Logger's Depot, will
be open during the
event. Spectacting will be
sides of main street, on
either end of the street
and near the dirt section.
This is North Fourth Street where competitors will turn from Houghton Avenue (main street) and head down this street
towards the dirt section. There is a slight elevation decline.
Here, the camera is
facing towards main street.
This area will be the beginning of the dirt section. Riders will
turn right from Fourth Street up into the parking lot onto
the dirt. Curbing will be covered by dirt and hay bales.
This is the parking lot for the dirt section facing
Street. The location to the left will be a spectactor area.
Parking lot for the dirt section near Fourth Street. This location
will be the racers' view as they make it through the first part
of the dirt section before they turn to the left.
This location is near the parking lot dirt section and is
where spectactators will have viewing access. Spectactors
will be able to get to this location via the alley pictured here
with access to
and from Houghton Avenue (main street).
This spot will be the dirt section lane heading out towards
Fourth Avenue and back onto the street.
This is the southwest corner of the racer pit which will
accessed via Third Street. The lot sits next to the
Fire Department. Racer vehicles will likely
be grouped by classes.
This photo looks towad the north of the racer pit area. The track
exit for racers will be from the dirt section directly into the pit.