HKRC, PO Box 484, Welwyn Garden City AL7 9HB.
SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2011
- Hunts Kart Racing Club will organise Club Race Meetings for 2011 on dates
9th January Nat B, 13th February Nat B, 14th March Nat B, April 10th Nat
B, 8th May Nat B, 11/12th June Nat A&B (not club round), 10th July Nat
B, 13TH/14th August Nat B(Non Club Round), 11th September Nat B, 9th
October Nat A&B, 13th November Nat B, 11th December Nat B. 3 additional
Fridays may be used as practice between April and October- TBC .The HKRC
2011 Club Championship will be held over 10 rounds with 9 to count. Permit
- The events are held under the general regulations of the motor sports
association (incorporating the provisions of the international sporting code
of the FIA) and these supplementary regulations.
- The events will be open to holders of a) an appropriate current MSA
Competition licence and b) racing membership of an ABkC club.
- HKRC will Host rounds of 250 Super 4, 125 ABKC Super 4, 210 s, WTP/
Supercadets/TKM Festival/tyro Honda.
- The intention of the organisers will be to organise the meeting to the
following timetable - signing on 7.30 a.m to 8.40 a.m - scrutineering from
7.30 a.m to 9.00 a.m (queue closes 8.45 a.m) drivers briefing 9.30 a.m and
thereafter practice and races. No competitor will be allowed to join the
scrutineering queue after 8.45a.m. These times are subject to variation at
the discretion of the organisers. Drivers briefing will be held before practice
and all drivers must attend. Drivers aged under 18 must be accompanied by
their parent or guardian. All Classes with the exception of Gearbox will be a
rolling start, standing start for Gearbox.
- The race events will be held over the 2nd weekend of each month and will
run two heats and a final for Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov and Dec with the remaining
calendar months with three heats and a final. The events having the option to
run on circuit one 989.5m or circuit two 1049m. Gearbox will run circuit three
958.5m throughout the season. Karts only are eligible to race. Allotted laps
and timed heats and finals with qualifying will be used for race format. Timed
races +1 lap can be used along with a qualifying session to be timed.
- The start positions for all kart classes excluding gearbox will be rolling with
the start line situated along Hines straight between post 8 and 1.
- Practice will be for 3 laps. All karts are to have clear numbers on all 4 sides
in association with C(B)-6, H 23-24,i 30),(K 194-198).
- Competitors and Traders attending the meeting are asked to bear in mind
the following when setting out their pit space: Where tents/canopies are
erected these shall, as far as practicable, be alternated with any parked
vehicle, in order that the spread of fire from one such canopy to an adjacent
canopy is minimised. Where pit spaces are laid out with vehicles in tandem
a vehicles of entrants and official vehicles may enter the paddock area.
Any vehicles or equipment which, in the opinion of the organisers, is
parked in contravention of the proper use of the paddock will be moved
on by request. The entrant responsible for the vehicle or equipment shall
be ineligible to race until the organiser’s directions have been complied
with similar arrangement of parked vehicles and canopies are maintained.
For the purpose of these recommendations a caravan shall be treated as a
canopy. The intention of these recommendations is the maintenance of a
space of approx. 3 metres between canopies where it is considered there is
a risk of a fire hazard.
- The facts to be judged by the judge of fact (B81) and driving standard s
- Trophies will be allocated to each class for every 1 -5 competitors.
- If the entry in the class is below 15 then the race for that class may be
cancelled or amalgamated with another class at the discretion of the
organisers. The maximum number of starters will be 30 for gearbox classes,
34 for all other formulae. All entries must be sent to the Competition
Secretary, Daphne Freeman, 76 Guntons Close, Soham, Ely, Cambs CB7 5DN.
A SAE (or email address) MUST accompany the entry if an acknowledgement
of entry is required. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the
organisers, but will be subject to an administration charge of £30.00.
- The event list will be open on the day after the preceding meeting and close
8 days prior to the meeting. An entry fee of £45.00 for members and £55.00
for non-members must be sent with the entry form to the Competition
Secretary. No entries may be made by telephone.
- Should the meeting be cancelled, entry fees may be carried over at the
discretion of the club. Any entry cancelled after the closing date will not be
eligible for a refund, or to be carried over to the next race meeting.
- Stewards of the meeting shall be Derek Daglass, Mark Lawman, Clerk of
Course t.b.a, Secretary of Meeting Daphne Freeman, Chief Scrutineer Andy
Johnson, Chief Timekeeper Sarah Freeman.
- Provisional results are posted after each race in race control with published
resulted posted on ers via UK Karting and HKRC website. Results are
determined by position of competitor completing the agreed number of laps.
In the event of a tie in points awarded, then the highest grid position will
be decided. Grid positions for the heats will be determined by ballot to be
carried out at the complete discretion of the organisers. Grid positions for
the final will be determined by the combined heat results. In the event that
the finals cannot be completed the results, and championship points, will be
determined on the calculated grid position for the final. Should there be a tie
for final position. If there is a tie for Championship points the winner will be
determined by the highest number of finishes. Non-attendance at a round
does not prevent that round being dropped, but if a driver is excluded from
a meeting that round cannot be classed as a dropped round. In the situation
when officials are only able to run three heats because of poor conditions or
lack of time, a tie on points will be resolved by the result from the first heat.
- Protest regulations can be found in section C(d). 2011 MSA yearbook.
- Other than driver and mechanic there is no access to remove kart from parc
ferme post race.
- Two engines and one chassis may be submitted for scrutineering for use
by each driver for each race meeting. Prior to the start of the first race of
the meeting a driver may, with the permission of the Clerk of the Course
substitute a chassis or engine provided that such engine or chassis has been
scrutineered. During the meeting the Clerk of the Course may, subject to
scrutineering, permit the substitution of the chassis where the original chassis
has been damaged beyond repair during practising or racing. On practice day,
once scrutineering has been completed, no further practice is permitted for
that day. All karts must be race prepared before being taken for scrutineering.
If race numbers are required to be changed by a competitor, written instruction
must be given and numbers changed before next race and confirmed by a
scrutineer. All karts and engines must conform to the information appearing
on scrutineering cards, which must be signed by the driver (unless the driver
is under 18, then the scrutineering card must be signed by the parent or
guardian responsible for the driver) and by the scrutineer.
- Only one set of slick tyres are permitted per meeting, to include official practice.
The organisers may mark tyres at any time. You may only change two tyres
(one front and one rear) if either damaged or punctured, and after having
them checked by a scrutineer. If the Clerk of the Course or Chief Scrutineer
decides that kart tyre performance has been enhanced, then the club has
the authority to ask for another set of tyres to be used at the competitors’
expense. Under no circumstances may tyres be left at the circuit.
- All drivers and Karts must be in the assembly area prior to their race. A pass
must be presented to gain access to both parc fermé and grid. Once the grid
gates are closed any late arrivals will be placed at the back of the grid.
- In the event of a red flag or major incident the HKRC Ltd Major Incident Plan
will come into operation as per the displayed copy that is posted in the
- All entrants are responsible for the members of their supporting team,
relatives and friends, for the proper positioning of the vehicles and equipment
and for their proper use of all club facilities. Drivers will be excluded from
the meeting if they, or any members of their team, are found damaging
crops, any part of the track or surroundings; breaching these rules, or in
any way conducting themselves contrary to a standard reasonably expected
such as abusive or threatening behaviour to any HKRC official will result in a
LIFE ban. The club will refuse for LIFE the future entry of any offender.
- Motorised bikes/scooters are not allowed to be used in the paddock,
track, or car park areas around the site over the race weekend. Push bikes,
skateboards etc. may not be used from 9.00a.m until 6.00 p.m. on any day
where practice, either unofficial or official, or racing is taking place.
- Animals at the circuit must be kept within your pit space whilst racing or
practice is taking place. Animals are not permitted in the Pare Ferme and
Dummy Grid areas or on the circuit at any time. Offenders may be excluded
from the meeting and refused entry to future meetings. Dogs are not
permitted to be walked on circuit, only the perimeter of the site.
- Parents /guardians who do not desire the photographer to photograph their
children should make their wishes known to the photographer.
- No repairs are permitted to be made to karts on track. The driver must
remain with the in a safe location and recover the kart to parc ferme when
instructed by an HKRC Official. Anyone found repairing the kart on track will
be excluded from the race.
- Any film footage from onboard cameras is not permitted for use in a judicial
appeal relating to racing incidents by Clerks of Course or Stewards.
- Kart engines are to be started in designated areas on site and not before or
after the agreed.
- No fluids are to be disposed of using site drains. Anyone found contravening
this will be banned from HKRC.
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