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Old 07-18-2012, 11:05 AM   #1
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2nd Annual Offroad Championship - Schedule and Rules

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2nd Annual Canadian Off-road Championships at Sutton Aviation Raceway

Note- Additional rules may be added or something modified here, if necessary.

Any additional information will be provided at the driver’s meeting.

Please follow the rules to help this event go smoothly -------
  • ABSOLUTELY NO drugs or alcohol will be allowed on the premises during the entire weekend. This is an Airport so Federal law will apply. Grace O’Malley’s beer will be allowed for Friday and Saturday night due to a temporary license.
  • Please keep front gate CLOSED at all times! ZERO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Lipo sacks are mandatory. There will be some for sale at the event if you don't have one.
  • Marshalling is MANDATORY after being on the track including practice, qualifying, and mains. If you cannot marshal then it is driver responsibility to find a substitute.
  • If you break during qualifier or mains, please STAY ON DRIVER’S STAND.
  • No Swearing, rude or unprofessional conduct will be tolerated.
  • No running in the pit area or up/down drivers stand.
  • Race etiquette, sportsmanship and fair play will be enforced.
  • SMOKING must be done in a specified area – NO EXCEPTIONS
  • No more than 10 drivers on stand, PLEASE LIMIT PRACTICE TO 5 min or less per session if people are waiting!!!! This is for ALL WEEKEND.
  • ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED and penalties could occur.

The goal is to have a fun, fair, and enjoyable weekend for all participants.

Please feel free to talk to Michael Zufelt(‘The Zoof’) if you have any questions or concerns. If you aren’t sure who he is, just ask someone in the pits to point him out.

Thank you to our major sponsors – Dynamic Hobbies, Sutton Aviation, Schumacher, Tamiya, PML Contracting, AKA, J-concepts, Rockcliffe Flying club, Canadian Aviation & Space Museum, M&B Ford Construction, -------------, and Expographiq.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:11 AM   #2
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Re: 2nd Annual Offroad Championship - Schedule

Please note that schedule/rules can change based on race director discretion

Wednesday July 25th 2012 - Sutton Aviation Club Race
Anyone is welcome. 5:30pm facility opens for practice. 6:30pm - Start time.
100% required to bring own table and chair. $20 per entry + $5 additional
Note – we only race 4wd Buggy, 2wd Buggy, and Open Short Course.

Thursday July 26th 2012

6:00pm – Facility is available. Campers/trailers can setup – info contact billy.sutton@hotmail.com
6:30pm – Open practice is available(excluding 1/8th cars --- NO EXCEPTIONS) on the track for any registered racer who has pre-paid. No pitting in hanger will be allowed this evening as it will not be ready. Please bring your own table and chair to pit outside.
NO ONE IS ALLOWED IN THE FACILITY BEFORE 6:00pm. If you are there before that time, we will put you to work. You have been warned.
10:00 pm – Track is closed for maintenance to do anything left for event

Friday July 27th 2012

8:30am – Facility open including table setup in hanger (bring table if you have one)
9:00am – Registration confirmation and late payment collected.
10:00am – Track open for confirmed registered drivers (10 drivers MAX on stand at a time for 5 minute intervals! If people are waiting – Please use common sense and play nice)
12:00pm – Controlled practice @ different time intervals based on class size with rotation SC 2wd, 2wd Buggy, 2wd Stadium Truck, SC 4wd, 1/8th, and 4wd Buggy
4:45pm – Track closes for full maintenance
5:30pm – Practice round to verify transponders, 5 min heats (no grid – zero wait after check)
Grace O’Malley’s will host a beer party in the evening. Everyone is welcome. Drink responsibly.
Track Closed for maintenance after practice round. Day completed @ approximately 10:30pm

Saturday July 28th 2012

7:00am – Track open with controlled practice (12 x 3 min – session to make sure car is running)
7:40am – Track Closed
7:45am – Mandatory Driver’s Meeting (Bring your cars for group picture)
8:30am – Three rounds of qualifying (5 Minute heats – staggered start, qual points, re-sort after each round(best round), 2 min between each heat --- NO MERCY MINUTES – BE READY A FEW HEATS IN ADVANCE, Class order SC 2wd, 2wd Buggy, 2wd Stadium Truck, SC 4wd, 1/8th, and 4wd. There will be approx 30 minutes between each round for track maintenance.
In the evening we will be giving away prizes, Grace O’Malley’s beer available (while supplies last). We will look to get Pizza or some other type food delivered - Drink responsibly.
Track is CLOSED after 3rd round - Day completed @ approximately 9:30pm

Sunday July 29th 2012

7:00am – Facility opens TRACK CLOSED
7:30am – Final round of Qualifying with same class order (re-sorted based of 2 rounds). Track Closed for maintenance and main setup after round. Mains will start shortly after maintenance is completed.

Class order might change at event. Stay tuned at that time.

Main positions will use qual points with 2 of the 4 rounds counting. Ties will be broken by adding the combined laps and times of the 2 used qual points. Please bring any concern to race director immediately after mains are posted.

Final Mains run in staggered format --- D main buggy, D main Short Course, D main 1/8th, C main Buggy, C main Short Course etc, note - if there are more racers in one class, then they will be up first and we only start the other classes once the heats are equal. ie: 2wd F main, 2wd E main, 4wd E main, SC D main, 2wd D main, 4wd D main...

This format is to allow bump up racers to marshal and prepare car for next main. Driver stand position will be enforced based on qualifying order – if any issues arise.

There will be allowed ONLY one lap warm-up for all lower mains prior to setting up grid. A-main will be allowed 3 laps warm-up after sponsor sheets have been read. Please note we will not wait additional lap for late cars. Mercy time of 1-minute will be allowed if a racer asks for it to race director BEFORE the grid is setup. NO laps during that mercy minute to keep things fair.

6 min finals for all classes and mains, Bump ups in all mains. 9 Cars in A-main +1 bump. Note - 1/8th A-main will be 7 cars + 1 bump, there will be a break before A-mains start for track maintenance and bump up sponsor sheets. Final presentations done after the final A-main. Hope you had fun!! Day completed @ approximately 5:20pm
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