WASP

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

SAFETY PROCEDURES AND EQUIPMENT:

All racing equipment must be submitted to TECH  inspection prior to entering race course. Inspection will be conduction to ensure that all equipment meets a safe and proper sound constitution practices are met. TECH inspector has the last say so as far as the inspection and all aspects to be able to race.

FLAG IDENTIFICATIONS:

Green flag: Start of race. Track is “HOT”.. Racing in progress.

Yellow flag: A waving yellow flag indicates a hazard or obstacle on the track. “NO PASSING!”, until you are passed the incident.

Red flag: Means the race has been suspended and all racing must stop!! All riders will return to the paddock area at a slow speed under 20mph.

White flag: Starting last lap.

Black flag: If a rider has been black flagged he/she must exit the track in a safe manner and report to the TECH area as soon as possible.

Checkered flag: Race is completed, return to the pit area.

TECH INSPECTION CONTINUED

All motorcycles must be scrutinized and approved by TECH inspector before you can race...

All prior stickers must be removed before TECH inspector will issue a new seal. Final approval rests with the TECH inspector and such approval can and will be revoked at any time. Motorcycles may be subjected to additional inspection at any time. At anytime your machine can be inspected, and any race official or rider can make that request. After a crash the machine must be inspected by the TECH inspector before returning to the track.

All riders protective clothing and equipment must be scrutinized before your machine is approved.

It is the riders responsibility to select a helmet and riding apparel which will provide appropriate protection. All machines must meet certain minimum safety requirements. The inspector has the right to reject or ask for problem correction on any machine that does not meet the established standards, either during the formal inspection process, or at anytime he/she is asked. Motorcycles must be neat and clean.

Tires must be in good condition and may not be recaps or retreads. TECH inspection will be checking your tires.

Helmets must be used in all competitions. Other forms of competition must meet U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) standards Snell 2009 or higher. All helmets will be scrutinized at TECH inspection for compliance. Riders are prohibited from using damaged helmets. Only OEM chin strap fasteners may be used (no aftermarket quick-release fasteners). It is the riders responsibility of participants to insure their helmet is in good and safe condition. Ask the TECH inspector if you have any questions regarding your helmet.

RIDER ELIGIBILITY:

RIDERS MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF MEDICAL INSURANCE COVERAGE BEFORE BEING PERMITTED TO COMPETE:

Each rider is responsible for the behavior and actions of any personnel, either family or crew, attached to him/her. Any punitive action required as result of actions by family or crew will be levied against the rider.

All entries must be signed by the individual rider who plans to compete, an no rider may practice or compete without properly registering. There is no limit to the number of classes a rider may compete in on any given day. However, the referee may remove the rider from the track that appears to be fatigued an no longer riding safely.

Children may be in the paddock area, but must be with an adult at all times. Proper compliance is the sole judgment of the race officials. Pets need to be leased at all times. Children and pets are banned from pit row.

All riders are to have a fire extinguisher with a minimum recharge of 5BC available at all times in their pit area. Each rider will be responsible for cleaning their pit area before leaving the track.

All riders must attend the riders meeting...

PRINCIPAL RULE AND APPLICATION:

Rules are intended to ensure events are conducted in a manner which is as fair as possible for all competitors consistent with the interest of safety, the sport and prompt and final competition results.

PIT BIKES:

Pit bikes are permitted as transportation in the pits and paddock areas, subject to track policy. All pit bikes must be identified with the rider's competition number. In proper use or identification of a pit bike may result in inpound of that pit bike for the remainder of the meet.

OFFICIALS AND DUTIES:

Race director (referee): Responsibility for the overall activities of an event.

Safety director (control): Responsible to the race director for the coordination and placement of all safety-related personnel, including medical. Will work in close harmony with the race director, starters, medical, and Corner Marshals in an effort to achieve maximum safety in procedures and a understanding by all of emergency protocol , The Safety director is also responsible for physical impediments regarding the safe operation of the course. Safety orientations will be delivered by the Safety Director to all new novice riders.

STARTER: The starter is responsible for the safe operation of the grid and track areas during practice or race events.

TECHNICAL INSPECTOR :

The technical inspectors shall work directly under the supervision of the race director to make sure all competing motorcycles and racers are in compliance with the rules. DUTIES ARE: Inspect and approve every machine and rider before they are allowed on the track.

Conduct inspection of motorcycles (including discretionary teardown) at the request of the race director.

Accept and administer protests received from a rider. Train technical inspection assistants and supervise all assistants. Assemble the fields of motorcycles into the order the order specified by registration prior to race.

ELIGIBILITY SCRUTINEER:

Works with the race director and technical Inspector that all motorcycles are eligible for the classes they are entered. May be asked by the race director to participate in decisions over equipment protests.

CORNER WORKERS:

Corner Captain has the sole authority of the proper operation in the corner.

Duties include: Direct all activities in corner, Ensure the proper display of flags on his corner. Sole authority for calling a waving yellow flag or ambulance. Submit a written report of any accident at his corner. Instruct novice personnel. The corner captain shall wear a distinguishable article of clothing.

FLAGMEN:  Shall face traffic at all times. Shall inform riders of track conditions ahead with appropriate flag.

BACK-UP MAN: Shall face downstream from captain. Shall inform riders of track conditions ahead with appropriate flags under the direction of the corner captain.

RADIO/PHONE OPERATOR: Is the communication link between the corner and the central control. Relays information between corner personnel and central control at all times in the corner.

SAFETY CREW: Shall operate under the direction of the corner captain. Must be familiar with all emergency equipment on the corner and there use. Render any assistance to the rider that will increase his safety.