TRAC Series Regional Race #4 Aug 21, 2016

ATLANTIC REGION MOTOR SPORTS

TRAC SERIES

SUPPLEMENTARY RULES AND REGULATIONS

ATLANTIC MOTORSPORT PARK

SHUBENACADIE, NOVA SCOTIA

August 21, 2016

This race will be held under the rules set forth by Atlantic Region Motor

Sports (ARMS), including any addendums. A copy of these rules can be found

at http://www.armsinc.ca/race/documents/

Regional Race Director: James Whitman, PO Box 3, Lawrencetown, NS, B0S 1M0 or EMAIL

race@armsinc.ca

Organized by ARMS.

For more information visit www.armsinc.ca

REGISTRATION:

ON-LINE PRE-REGISTRATION:

Entrant: http://goo.gl/forms/whv8QMJGYOWFzSMw2

Vehicle: http://goo.gl/forms/EySXeeJVYhXE384Q2

Note: You need only fill out the vehicle form once in 2016 unless there are changes.

DEADLINE is Fri August 19, 2016 12:00 NOON.

You must still report to registration on race day to confirm your entry. Pre-registration is required

to update timing &scoring.

$425.00 per car per series (GT, Spec Miata, Open Wheel).

Includes Race Practice the day before the event if volunteers available.

$100.00 Newbie entry fee. Per driver, per day

(If a regular licensed driver and a newbie-licensed driver are entered on one car then the entry

fee is $425.00, not the newbie $100.00 charge).

There is an additional $100.00 to enter a single race outside of your series (i.e $425.00 for SM

class and $100.00 more to also run the UL race).

CAR OWNERS MUST MAKE SURE ALL THE DRIVERS OF THEIR VEHICLES ARE LICENSED

AND REGISTERED. IF ANY UNREGISTERED DRIVER IS FOUND TO BE RACING THEY WILL

BE BLACK FLAGGED AND CANNOT CONTINUE UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED THEIR

PAPERWORK. FOR A SECOND OFFENSE THERE WILL BE A $200.00 FINE.

Please make cheques payable ARMS or use PayPal (additional fee applies).

Race License includes the gate fee for the racer only; all crew members and associated

personnel are required to pay the $10.00 admission fee at the gate.

All drivers, entrants, and crew are required to sign the official waiver form, located at the

registration building, on entrance to the track premises.

If a race driver/entrant has registered, and has a mechanical breakdown during practice or

qualifying, a 50% refund will be issued. In the event of a race car mechanical breakdown, after

the driver/entrant has taken a green flag for a race, no refund will be made. In the event that a

race day cannot continue, then all expenses will be paid, and any remaining money will be

divided equally between entrants.

TRACK DESCRIPTION:

Racing will take place at Atlantic Motorsport Park, Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia.

OFFICIAL BULLETIN BOARD:

An official bulletin board will be maintained at what is considered the registration building. Race

organizers will consider this building as Race Headquarters for the event.

RACE EXCLUSIONS:

The race organizers reserve the right to exclude from racing all those who fail to comply with the

rules of the ARMS handbook and these supplementary regulations.

INSURANCE:

ASN Canada/FIA Race Insurance.

SCORING FORMAT:

Mylaps Electronic Timing System will be used. All race cars are required to carry transponders, to

be installed in accordance to the proper requirements. Arrangements to rent a transponder from

ARMS must be made no later than Friday prior to the race weekend. Only ARMS approved

transponder units may be used. Racing will be scored in one of two ways: time to complete a set

number of laps, or laps per set amount of time.

RACE CARS:

Races will be provided for all classes with a minimum 3-car field.

Some or all sedan classes will be combined for certain races. All open wheel car classes will be

combined for certain races.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/REGULATIONS:

No race car will be allowed on the track until passed by the Technical

Inspector. ALL CARS ARE REQUIRED TO PASS TECH INSPECTION ON EVERY RACE DAY.

All cars must display the annual tech decal on driver’s side of the windshield or, for open wheel

cars, on the driver’s side roll bar.

PADDOCK: Teams must use a base for jacks and stands and may not use spikes. Paddock stalls

are on the right side of the paddock only. The middle of the paddock is for pre-grid and the pit

wall area is for service crews during a race. All gear must be removed after a race.

Any ATV, golf cart or other motorized paddock transportation must be clearly identifiable to a

driver/entrant (by car # affixed to the vehicle) and must be operated in a safe manner by an adult

only.

No sitting or riding on the exterior of a moving vehicle.

Paddock area speed is 10kmph. Pit lane is no greater than 60kmph.

NO alcoholic beverages may be consumed in the paddock/pit area before the end of the race day

program. No driver may consume alcohol 8 hours before competing. Drivers may be asked to

submit to a breathalyzer test.

PIT LANE: no open-toed shoes, or shorts allowed. Only pit crew and drivers

are allowed on pit lane.

Any driver operating a motor vehicle on the track, other than when entered in a sanctioned event,

at the request of race control or during a private rental, will be disqualified for the rest of the year.

OFFICIALS:

Race Officials:

Organizer – James Whitman

Registrar – Daphne Sleigh

Clerk of the Course – Gary Marks

Assisting Clerk of the Course – Daphne Sleigh

Chief Steward – Stew O’Connor

Tech – James Whitman, TBD

Chief of T&S – James Partridge

Track Side:

Corner Marshals & Race Control – Atlantic Region Race Control Association

Starter – TBD

Pit Exit – TBD

Grid Marshal – TBD

Safety Car – David Charters

Services:

T&S – Bluenose Autosport Club

Medical – Medical Rescue Team

Tow – Paul McDonnell

Gate – Deb & Walt Tennant

Attendance is mandatory at the driver’s meeting. Drivers not in attendance will start from pit lane

after the green flag has dropped for all races entered that day.

The use of drones/UAVs/RPVs is not permitted within the park boundaries and airspace.

Permission may be granted upon receipt of proof of an approved flight plan and proof of

insurance prior to the event.

Safety car procedure will be used for all race events for 2016. In the event of a red flag,

*******PLEASE NOTE RED FLAG PROCEDURE*******

THE RED FLAG WILL BE WAIVED AT ALL MARSHAL STANDS. COMPETITORS WILL

REDUCE SPEED IN A SAFE AND CONTROLLED MANNER TO 1ST GEAR SPEED AND

PROCEED AROUND THE TRACK TO PIT LANE. DURING RACE SESSIONS, COMPETITORS

MUST STOP IN THE RIGHT MOST LANE. NO WORK IS PERMITTED ON RACE VEHICLES

WHILE UNDER RED FLAG CONDITIONS. DRIVERS SHALL BE PREPARED TO STOP AT

ANY TIME. THE LAP ON WHICH THE FLAG IS DISPLAYED WILL NOT BE SCORED.

While the Safety Car is on the track, the status of the Pits will be Closed until such time as

indicated by a Pit Open (P/O) sign at Turn Nine.

*******PLEASE NOTE BLACK FLAG PROCEDURE*******

The Black Flag when utilized will be shown at Start/Finish and in Turn Nine with a board

indicating the offending car’s number.

SCHEDULE – PROVISIONAL, PENDING PRE-REGISTRATION

7:45 AM Registration

8:45 AM Drivers Meeting

8:55 AM Marshals to Stands

9:00 AM Q1 – GT 15 minutes

9:15 AM Practice 1 – Open Wheel – 25 minutes

9:45 AM Q2 – GT 15 minutes

10:00 AM Qualify – Open Wheel – 25 minutes

10:30 AM GTA Race – 15 Laps or 25 minutes

11:00 AM Race 1 – Open Wheel – 25 minutes

11:30 AM GTB Race – 15 Laps or 25 minutes

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Race 2 – Open Wheel – 25 minutes

1:30 PM Unlimited Race – 15 Laps or 25 minutes

2:00 PM Marshall’s Break

2:30 PM Atlantic Challenge 1 Hour Enduro

3:45 PM Presentation of Winners

Note: 25 minute time based on 1:30 lap time x 15 laps = 22:30 minutes