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    Able to upgrade to a 4, already signed up for races as a 5.

    I've got enough races under my belt to upgrade to CAT 4, but I'm already signed up for a few races (up to a month out) as a 5. All of these races are full for the 4s.

    Can I upgrade and still race as a 5 in those races?

    I'm a little in the dark in regards to the whole upgrade process, as you can tell.

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    Same situation.

    Upgraded to 4 this morning; pre-registered for upcoming races as 5.

    Advice / guidance appreciated.

    EDIT: Just checked, and both my races are 4/5 fields. Any reason to contact the promoter notifying them of change, or does it not matter since it's a combined field anyway?
    Last edited by McTufferton; 05-13-09 at 12:09 PM.

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    If you're a 4 you have to race with the 4's...

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    Contact the promoter of the race to try and get into the 4's.

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    Contact the promoter. Ask to get into the 4's field or your money back if you get upgraded. If no go then stay a 5. Upgrade later.

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    Stay a five until you race out your calender. Upgrade takes less than a week. Sign up for future 4 races now if they are always coming up full.

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    If you really don't care about the points right now, then wait.

    I'd contact the promoter (be annoying), see what happens and then upgrade or not.
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    Most people I know had no trouble changing their registration to the new category, even in filled fields. I only ever upgraded during the off season.
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