RACING EVENTS AT NYST

Please visit the video links, below to see activity at the New York Safety Track (NYST) described in the project’s site plan application as road “safety training by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation…using 250cc motorcycles supplied by the organization“, and accepted by Supervisor Jim Eisel as such: Track manager, Gregory Lubinitsky, has stated repeated and publicly that anyone caught racing at the facility would be ejected. 

  1. A video of cars racing at NYST on May 5, 2013, showing speeds up to 100 mph and car drivers wearing helmets can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-F4aS6fNR-E and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZDO0Jq9cL4.
  2.  A video (entitled “Motorcycle Roadracer”) of a 1000 cc motorcycle racing at NYST May 19th, 2013 can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmsFiM0hOds. A video of motorcycles racing at NYST on May 18th, 2013, breaking 200 kph (ca. 130 miles per hour) can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_qSQL9Jb00.
  3. A video of motorcycles racing at NYST on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013, can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfmrODqhBfc
  4. A video of motorcycles racing at NYST on June 16th, 2013 (caption: “…chasing down the Aprilia racing gang”) can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GktK6YL4OzY.
  5. Formula Race Car Club, which hosted the event at NYST on June 22nd and June 23rd, 2013, claims to be a racing organization according to its website at http://www.formularacecarclubofamerica.com/. The club event held on June 22nd and 23rd used cars unlicensed for the road, which is a violation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Town of Harpersfield and NYST adopted in May, 2013. No action was taken by the town despite these violations.
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