DESERTMARTIN - FINAL INSTRUCTIONS
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Cromwell Trucks British Championship (incorporating the Willcock Holeformers British Under 21 Championship, and Zip Rookie Cup).
1st April 2017
Desertmartin NI BT45
NORTH ARMAGH MOTORCYCLE AND CAR CLUB OFF ROAD SECTION LTD PRESENT
2017 MAXXIS ACU BRITISH SIDECARCROSS & BRITISH QUADCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS
To be held under the Motorcycle Racing Association (Ireland) Ltd. Competition Rules and Standing Regulations and Supplementary Regulations as have or may be issued for the event.
Scrutinieering: 7:00am Practice: 9:00am Racing 11:00am
MRA (IRELAND) Ltd Permit Number
1.JURISDICTION: The event will be held under the Motorcycle Racing Association (Ireland) Ltd. Competition Rules and Standing Regulations and Supplementary Regulations as have or may be issued for the event.
2.ELIGIBILTY: the event is open to riders competing on solo motorcycles, quads and sidecars who are holding a current competition licence issued by the MRA, MCI, ACU,or SACU & Continental FMN’s.
3.STEWARDS IF THE MEETING:
MRA STEWARD Mr Neil Loughery
CLUB STEWARDS Sam McMinn, Martin Graham
Clerk of Course Mark Sanlon
Assistant Clerk of Course Malcolm Beattie, Jonathan Fairley
Chid Awareness Officer Sheila Sinton MBE
Incident Officer Anne Forsythe
Timekeepers Dr David Barr, Keith Mason
Secretary of Meeting David Nelson, 12 Canvey Manor, Long Lane, Portadown
0700 SIGNING ON & TECHNICAL CONTROL SOUND TESTING
0800 STEWARDS MEETING #1
0900 SIDECAR PRACTICE & QUALIFYING 30 MINS
0935 SIDECAR START PRACTICE 5 MINS
0945 QUAD PRACTICE & QUALIFYING 30 MINS
1020 QUAD START PRACTICE 5 MINS
1030 SUPPORT RACE PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING 15 MINS
1045 STEWARDS MEETING #2
1050 SIGHTING LAP SIDECARS1
1105 SIDECAR RACE 1 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1135 SIGHTING LAP QUADS
1150 QUAD RACE 1 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1230 SUPPORT RACE 1 15 MINS + 1 LAP
1255 LUNCH BREAK
1335 SIDECAR SIGHTING LAP
1350 SIDECAR RACE 2 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1420 QUAD SIGHTING LAP
1435 QUAD RACE 2 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1505 SUPPORT RACE 2 15 MINS + 1 LAP
1530 SIDECAR RACE 3 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1600 QUAD SIGHTING LAP
1610 QUAD RACE 3 20 MINS + 2 LAPS
1630 SUPPORT RACE 3 15 MINS + 1 LAP
1645 STEWARDS MEETING # 3
1700 PRESENTATION CEREMONY
SIGNING ON AND TECHNICAL CONTROL WILL BE OPEN ON FRIDAY 31MARCH FROM 1830
We are guests of this club who are very excited and welcoming of having us here along with the sidecars so I hope you all have an enjoyable days racing.
Riders competing on an ACU /SACU License at this event have Start Permission and Insurance from their licensing federation which has already been forwarded to the Organisers, any Wildcards requiring Start Permission will either need to produce their own or purchase it from the host club at their fee
ENTRY TO CIRCUIT:
Our hosts, The North Amargh MCC Club, say there will be staff present at the track from Friday. Overnight camping is fine. Apparently there are electric hook ups too @Desertmartin. There may be an entry /programme fee.
POINTS: Points will be awarded in the following order for positions. 1st=25, 2nd=22, 3rd= 20, 4th=18, 5th=16, 6th=15, 7th=14, 8th=13, 9th=12, 10th=11, 11th=10, 12th=9, 13th=8, 14th=7, 15th=6, 16th=5, 17th=4, 18th=3, 19th=2, 20th=1.
All riders will be scored in the overall results. Under 21’s will also be scored separately. Rookies scored overall on the day.
Wildcards will be score points on the day, but not in the overall Championship.
There will be a prize giving ceremony at the podium at the end of the meeting. Trophies will be awarded to the top three overall, top three Under 21s, and top three Rookies. Wildcards WILL receive a trophy if they finish in the top three of any category on the day. You can win more than one trophy and or prize money
Prize money for Saturday’s event has been set at £1,075.00.
Each Race Open Class 1st = £50, 2nd = £40, 3rd = £30, 4th = £25, 5th = £20, 6th = £15
Each Race Under 21’s 1st = £40, 2nd = £30, 3rd = £20, 4th = £15, 5th = £10, 6th = £ 5
Overall Zip Rookie 1st = £50, 2nd = £40, 3rd = £20
There is HOLESHOT prize money of £25.00 per race sponsored by Angry GFX.
I have commissioned Stumpy, known to most of you, as my assistant throughout the whole British series. If you have any queries please initially address them with the Organising club as it is their event and should you require further support or assistance find myself or Stumpy
Please come to collect your prize money from me at the end of the Day!
A reminder of the strict startline guidelines.
A rider is deemed to be under starters orders when the FIRST rider is called to the line from the waiting area.
Any rider who fails to be ready within two minutes of the first rider reaching the start line, or who causes a start to be unnecessarily delayed in the opinion of the starter or Clerk of the Course may be disqualified.
No one EXCEPT RIDERS OR OFFICIALS shall be permitted in the area of the starting Gate.
Anyone other than a RIDER OR OFFICIAL on the start gate will be deemed to be offering outside assistance, for which the rider can be disqualified.
Riders may only groom BEHIND the start gate and no tools or outside assistance is allowed.
Riders on row one will position their quad close enough to the start gate to allow it to drop safely. No further back.
A rider who hits his start gate will have been deemed to have jumped the start and will be subject to a time penalty.
The ACU have requested all Quads are noise tested at this event
NUMBERS: (as per ACU handbook)
Under 21’s Background Blue please
Contrasting legible numbers please (Black on White) (White on blue)
Shirt Numbers are required too please contrasting colour/legible
There are adequate standpipes to the designated washing area behind the start line
Please only wash your bikes here.
If you have any further queries please email me and I will do my best to find the answer for you.
I will have my personal mobile with me all weekend
I look forward to seeing you in Ireland! Wish you all a safe and exciting days racing and may the best man win “as they say”
Stuart Walker Series Manager
British Quad Championship