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2012 Moriwaki MD250H Powered by Honda
$170,000 contingency program
USGPRU announces an exciting new youth Roadracing class featuring the Moriwaki MD250GP Powered by Honda.

Moriwaki MD250H Powered by Honda

American Honda Motor Company Inc. is pleased to announce the Moriwaki MD250H Powered by Honda. A motorcycle purpose built to grow todays youth road racers into the racing legends of tomorrow.

249.4cc Liquid Cooled 4-stroke single (2009 CRF250X based)
Moriwaki Twin Spar Aluminum
Suspension FR:
Inverted telescopic fork, 4.1 inches travel
Suspension RR:
Pro-Link single shock, 4.5 inches travel
Front Brakes:
Radial-mounted single 296mm disc
Rear Brakes:
Hydraulic Single 186mm disc
48.4 inches
Fuel capacity:
1.85 gallons
Wheel FR:
Lightweight 95/70/R17
Wheel RR:
Lightweight 115/70/R17
Starter Type:
Electric Pushbutton

Each MD250H will come with the following:
- Complimentary 1-year HRCA membership

HRCA Contingency

The HRCA will be posting over $170,000 in contingency for MD250H riders for the 2011 USGPRU series. Like in the past 2 seasons, there will be $10,000 up for grabs at each round in the MD250H class. New for 2011, Honda has added an additional $2950 in both the 125GP and Moto3 classes. All contingency claims will be paid through the Honda Red Rider Rewards Visa card. Riders will receive a complimentary HRCA membership with purchase of the MD250H. For more contingency details please check out HondaRedRiders.com.

2012 USGPRU Race Dates

*Round #1
Firebird Raceway - AZ
March 8-9
**Round #2
Jennings GP - FL
April 5-6
Round #3
Firebird Raceway - AZ
April 19-20
Round #4
Summit Point - WV
May 24-26
Round #5
Portland Int'l - OR
June 14-15
Round #6
Virginia Int'l - VA
June 20-22
Round #7
Road America - WI
July 5-6
Round #8
Miller Motorsports - UT
July 26-27
Round #9
Barber Motorsports - AL
August 9-10
Round #10
Reno Fernley - NV
August 22-24 (Double-header)
Round #11
Miller Motorsports - UT
October 4-5

* Round 1 was dropped due to availability of bikes. Reno is now a double-header to make up for this.
** Round 2 was dropped due to availability of bikes. Double-header/re-schedule date is pending. Stay tuned.

Dates and venue subject to change, please contact USGPRU for the most current information.

Racer Requirements for MD250H class

(see rulebook for limits in other classes)

Eligible Motorcycle:
MD250H Powered by Honda
Bike Moriwaki/Powered by Honda
Leathers Honda patch
Rider Age:
12-16 (At least 12 years old at the first race and no older than 16 at the end of the series.)
Rider Experience:
Contact USGPRU (Stewart Aitken-Cade) at 703-973-0125 for complete rider eligibility details.

MD250H rules have been added to the official USGPRU Rulebook as found on the downloads page.

For 2011, the Moriwaki MD250H, Powered by Honda is available to all buyers. This race-prepped machine can now be enjoyed by everyone at track days and club-racing venues across the country.

For more information about availability, contact your participating Honda dealer, American Honda at (310) 783-3983, or any of these participating dealers (PDF file PDF)

For more information on obtaining a USGPRU competition license, view the information on the downloads, forms, and entries page.