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Motorsport rules

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These rules are subject to change.

Safety First:

  • Vehicle Requirements: All vehicles participating in the drag race must meet the safety regulations.
  • Driver’s License: Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Mandatory Gear: Wear the following mandatory safety gear:
    • Helmet (protects your head in a collision)
    • Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and closed-toe shoes (basic level of protection)
  • Additional Recommended Gear: While not mandatory, consider using additional protective gear for enhanced safety, such as fire suits, gloves, and neck restraints.
  • Intoxication Prohibited: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited. Violators will be removed from the competition and may face legal consequences.
  • Track Officials Respect: Obey all instructions and signals from designated track officials throughout the racing area, including the starting line, burnout area, and finish line.
 

Competition:

  • Predetermined Classes Based on Horsepower: Drag races will be conducted within predetermined classes based on the horsepower output of the vehicles. Organizers will establish horsepower ranges for each class before the event.
  • Drivers will be informed of their assigned class based on their vehicle’s horsepower. This ensures fair competition among drivers with vehicles of comparable power.
 

Race Procedures:

  • Class Designation and Staging: Organizers will confirm your class designation based on horsepower and direct you to the appropriate staging lane to wait for your turn.
  • Waiting List/Queue System: A queue system might be implemented to manage the order within each class. Be prepared to wait your turn patiently and follow any instructions from the event staff.
  • Pre-Stage and Starting Lights: The Christmas tree lighting system at the starting line signals the racer through various stages. A bulb illuminates for pre-stage (car needs to be staged correctly), followed by two bulbs for stage (car staged and ready), and finally the single green bulb to initiate the race. A red light signifies a disqualification (usually for jumping the start).
  • The Race: Once the green light illuminates, racers accelerate down the track aiming to complete the course in the quickest time possible.
  • Winner Determination: The winner is determined based on the chosen race format within each class. Race format will be communicated.
 

Penalties and Disqualifications:

  • Penalties or disqualifications can be issued for various infractions, including jumping the start (red light), exceeding course boundaries, missing the staging beams, or unsportsmanlike conduct. The specific penalty will depend on the severity of the infraction and the race organization’s rules.

These rules are subject to change.

Safety:

  • Vehicle Requirements: All Porsches participating in the gymkhana must be in good working order and meet all safety regulations. Refer to the event organizers for specific details regarding acceptable modifications (if any).
  • Driver’s License: Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Safety Marshals: Obey all instructions and signals from designated safety marshals stationed around the course.
  • Intoxication: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited. (participation will be refused/terminated)

Required Safety Gear:

  • Helmet: All drivers must wear a helmet that fits properly. This is the most crucial safety element, protecting your head in a collision.
  • Clothing: Drivers must wear long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and closed-toe shoes while on the course or in the designated practice area. This provides a basic level of protection in case of contact or minor incidents.

Important Note:

  • Gymkhana involves inherent risks. While roll cages and fire extinguishers can significantly improve safety in the event of an accident, they are not mandatory for this specific event.
  • It is always recommended to prioritize safety and consider using additional protective gear beyond the minimum requirements whenever possible.
 

Competition:

  • Single Course: There will be one designated course layout for all participants.
  • No Checkpoints: The course will be designed with cones, markers, and a designated starting/ending zone with a laser beam. Penalties will be assessed for knocking over cones, exceeding course boundaries, or triggering the laser beam incorrectly.
 

Scoring:

  • The fastest time within each class will be used to determine the winner for that class.
 

Two Official Runs:

  • Drivers will be given two (2) official runs to complete the course.
  • Second Run Counts: Only the time from the driver’s second run will be used for scoring purposes.
 

Laser Start/End and Run Procedures:

  • Starting the Run: Interrupt the laser beam with the front of your Porsche to trigger the starting timer.
  • Finishing the Run: Completely cross the finish line with the front tyres of your Porsche (back tyres must be behind the line) to record your lap time. 
  • Course Courtesy: Do not enter the course until the previous driver has finished their run and exited the course completely. Wait in a designated staging area until it is your turn.
 

Penalties:

  • Penalties will be assessed for various infractions, such as knocking over cones, exceeding course boundaries, or incorrectly triggering the laser beam. 
  • To finish, front tyres must be over the line, rear tyres must be behind the finish line. Any devaition from this rule will result in a DNF.
  • The specific penalty amount (in seconds) will be determined by the event organizers and communicated to participants beforehand.
 

Multiple Runs and Re-Runs:

  • Drivers are permitted two (2) official runs. However, re-runs due to mechanical issues may be allowed at the discretion of the event organizers, potentially incurring a penalty.
 

Wait List/Queue System:

  • The organizers may implement a wait list or queue system to manage the order in which drivers can enter the course for their timed runs.
  • Be prepared to wait your turn patiently and follow any instructions from the event staff regarding the queue.
 

General Rules:

  • Schedule: Review the event schedule provided by the organizers, which may outline designated breaks or course closures for maintenance.
  • Technical Issues: In case of mechanical problems during your run, notify the event staff immediately. Depending on rules, you may be allowed a re-run or incur penalties.
  • Sportsmanship: Maintain a positive and respectful attitude towards other competitors, volunteers, and judges.

These rules are subject to change.

Safety First – No Exceptions:

  • Mandatory Gear: Wear the following mandatory safety gear:
    • Helmet (protects your head in a collision)
    • Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, and closed-toe shoes (basic level of protection)
  • Additional Recommended Gear: While not mandatory, consider using additional protective gear for enhanced safety, such as fire suits, gloves, and neck restraints.
  • Respect the Track Officials: They’re the guardians of the course. Obey all their instructions and signals throughout the racing area.
 

The Competition – It’s All About Speed:

  • Classy Competition: Races will be divided into classes based on vehicle modifications or engine types. This ensures you race against equally juiced rides.
  • Standing Start: The focus is on launching flawlessly to explode off the line and achieve maximum speed as quickly as possible.
  • Reaching for the Top Glory: Forget the checkered flag, your goal is to achieve the highest possible speed by the end of the designated course.
 

Race Day Procedures (May Vary):

  • Tech Time: The organizers might put your vehicle through a technical inspection to ensure it meets safety standards.
  • Class Designation: You’ll know your class beforehand
  • Staging and Queuing: Line up in the designated lane for your pre-assigned class and wait patiently for your turn. Follow the event staff’s instructions regarding the queuing system. Wait for the all-clear signal indicating the track is safe and clear before entering.
  • The Race: Once signaled, unleash the power! Launch the car from a complete stop and explode off the line, accelerating down the track.
  • Two Shot at Glory: Each driver will get a minimum of two attempts to record their top speed.
 

Victory Lane Awaits:

  • Top 3 Speeds Win: The top 3 drivers in each class with the highest recorded speeds will be declared the winners.
  • Electronic Timing System: A sophisticated electronic timing system will be used to measure your speed precisely at the starting line and finish line, determining your top speed from each of your two attempts.

Safety First:

  • Pre-Event Vehicle Check: Ensure your vehicle meets all safety regulations set forth by the event organizers. This may involve a technical inspection to verify your car is in top condition for high-performance driving.
  • Mandatory Safety Gear: While on the track, drivers and passengers must wear:
    • A Helmet
    • Long sleeve top, long pants and closed shoes.
 

Competition Format:

  • Classy Competition: Races will be divided into classes based on vehicle modifications or engine types to ensure a fair competition.
  • Following the Flag Signals: Pay attention to the flag signals displayed by the marshals. A green flag signifies a clear track, a yellow flag indicates caution, and a red flag halts the session immediately.
 

Time Attack Sessions:

  • Multiple Sessions: The Time Attack will consist of multiple timed sessions, each lasting 20 minutes. The exact number of sessions will be determined by the event organizer.
  • Electronic Timing System: Each vehicle will be equipped with a timing transponder that will be used to accurately record your lap times as you cross the start/finish line.
  • Setting Your Fastest Time: During timed sessions, each driver will strive to achieve their fastest possible lap time around the course. Your best lap time from any of the sessions will be considered for the final results.
 

Results and Recognition:

  • Top 3 Lap Times Win: The top 3 drivers in each class with the fastest recorded lap times will be declared the winners. Event organizers will use a sophisticated electronic timing system to ensure accurate lap timekeeping.
  • Post-Race Celebration: Winners will be awarded at the awards dinner following the event.

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