OUR BASIC RULES FOR A SAFE EVENT
Competition Rules Summary
Important Event Safety & Procedures
- All vehicles must be street legal, registered and insured
- Competitor cars must run radial tires. No slicks on non dot approved tires are allowed.
- Competitor cars must run with their side windows up
- There is no timing function, only terminal velocity at the 1/2 mile mark
- Historical vehicles may run period or reproduction tires if/as required.
- All vehicles must have minimum 3 point seatbelts, with race harnesses encouraged
- No loose items or unsecured objects in the passenger compartment
- Batteries must be securely fastened to the cars chassis
- Radiators must have a functional overflow catch container
- Convertibles must have factory rollover protection or aftermarket rollbar installed
- All competitors are encouraged to have uprated vehicle safety improvements installed
- All competitors must wear a snell 2005A helmet or newer while competing
- Al competitor cars must pass a pre-event tech inspection within 10 working days prior to the event,as well as an on-site final tech inspection prior to 1/2 mile runs
- Any fuel type may be run, other than Nitro-Methane
- Competitors must run the return leg in groups at specified intervals at no more than 30kph
Important Event Safety & Procedures
- All drivers must attend mandatory driver's morning meetings on the day they are driving (Saturday & Sunday)
- The track is under the control of the Track Marshal. He/She has sole discretion on the safety of the track and whether it is open or closed to competitors
- No spectators are allowed in the competition zone - see site map for more details
- The pit area is arranged in 3 long rows. Pits are numbered corresponding with your competitor plate number
- The event organisors assign your competitor number - no exceptions
- There is only space for competitor cars in their respective spaces, not truck/trailers.
- There will be a designated pit area for parking competitor truck/ trailers near the pit area
- Competitors must obey all track marshals and safety officials at all times.
- Competitors must wear their helmet at all times on the live track. The exception is that they may remove helmets for the return loop to the pits.
- The competitor return route is indicated on the event map and will be reviewed during practise on Saturday.
- Competitors are encouraged to stop and interact with the spectators on their return loop - in the designated interaction zone adjacent to the pits
- Competitors will return to the pits in groups at indicated intervals. No stopping on the return route other than the spectator interaction zone.
- If there is a mechanical issue with your vehicle and you must stop, then put your hazards on and a marshal will come to you to offer assistance.
- We would ask that you bring a fluid dropsheet or matt for under your car while in the pits, if your car is subject to fluid leaks.
- Pre-Event Mandatory Technical Inspection must be completed within 10 business days prior to the event by a licensed automotive technician.
- A race tested light beam system will be used for the 1/2 mile event
- It is highly recommended that a soft standing start is used as there is no elapsed time measuring at this event
- As competitor pass through a set of beams spaced at a defined distance at the 1/2 mile marker, the velocity is calculated
- Speeds will be relayed, announced and recorded for each pass. We may also employ a big screen monitor in the pit/spectator area.
- After the final runs on Sunday, the overall top speed per class will be announced and trophies awarded immediately after the final runs
- A spreadsheet of runs and speeds by competitor number will be posted on the website the day following the event Trophies awarded to the top 3 speeds achieved in each class.