The Belt by Raymond Hancock
Approx. 4,540 words.
Published on December 26, 2009.
One aliens love of grav-bike racing and the racial ignorance that will stop at nothing to quash his dreams. The race of the belt is the most prestigious grav-bike race of them all. Rand stands to win more than a cash prize, trophy, and bragging rights; he will win the hearts of his people. He only has his life to lose!