2017 AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GP WA DRIFTKHANA ROUND 3 – SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

Barbagallo Raceway Wednesday March 22nd 2017

CHAPTER 1 – SPECIFIC EVENT REGULATIONS

1.1) EVENT TITLE, DATE

The event shall be known as the 2017 AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GRAND PRIX WA DRIFTKHANA ROUND 3
Permit Number: TBA
To be held on the 22nd March 2017

1.2) ORGANISATION and STATUS

.1 The event shall be held under the International Sporting Code of the FIA, the National Competition Rules of Rules and Regulations set out by the Confederation of Australian Motorsport Motor Sport (CAMS), the, National Competition Rules (NCR’s), Drifting Standing Regulations, the Passenger in Vehicle Guidelines, the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations, these Supplementary Regulations, and any Further Regulations or instructions to competitors that may be issued. The event will be conducted under and in accordance with the CAMS OH&S and Risk Management Policies, which can be found at www.cams.com.au.

1.3) ADMINISTRATION and EVENT STAFF

.1 Promoter:
Australian Drifting Grand Prix
Address: PO Box 1928 Malaga WA 6944
Phone: 0488 973 957
Email: brett@australiandriftinggp.com.au

.2 Organizer: Track Battle Pty Ltd
Address: PO Box 1928 Malaga WA 6944
Phone: 0488 973 957
Email: info@australiandriftinggp.com.au

.3 Championship Manager (Australian Drifting Grand Prix):
Track Battle Pty Ltd trading as Australian Drifting Grand Prix
Brett Wilkinson
Address: PO Box 1928 Malaga WA 6944
Phone: 0488 973 957
Email: brett@australiandriftinggp.com.au
Website: http://www.australiandriftinggp.com.au

.4 Organizing Committee:
Australian Drifting Grand Prix Championship Manager – Brett Wilkinson

.5 Senior Race Officials of the Meeting:
Clerk of Course – Dieter Von Mollendorf
Secretary of the Meeting – Cassandra Mulcahy
Compliance Checker – Brett Wilkinson
Chief Scrutineer – Caleb Ash
Australian Drifting Grand Prix Judge (Judge of Fact) – Nicholas Van Geest
Time Keeper – Tony Beresford

1.4) JUDGE

The decision of the judge in determining order of merit will be final.

1.5) CIRCUIT DETAILS

.1 Venue: Barbagallo Raceway, Wattle Ave East , Neerabup, WA
Contact: (08) 9306 8022
.2 Section: Infield Skid Pan
.3 Direction: Multiple

1.6) ENTRIES

.1 Opening Date: On publication of these Regulations.

.2 Closing Date: 5pm Friday 17th March 2017.
Entries received after this date, or after quota for event is filled, will be accepted conditionally as ‘Reserves’. These ‘Reserves’ will be accepted in chronological order.

.3 Entry Fee: $150 each

.4 The Australian Drifting Grand Prix reserve the right to accept or reject entries at their sole discretion without assigning reason in accordance with NCR 83 of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

.5 Entry forms must be lodged with the Championship Manager (Track Battle Pty Ltd) with the relevant entry fee. If entry forms are not completed correctly, they will be returned and entry will not be accepted until the completed entry form has been received.

1.7) EVENTS

AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GRAND PRIX WA DRIFTKHANA ROUND 3 – Barbagallo Raceway WEDNESDAY March 22nd 2017

1.8) DRIVER BRIEFING

.1 All Competitors, without exception, are required to attend the COMPULSORY drivers briefing commencing at 1800 hours on Wednesday 22nd March in the Drivers Briefing room.

.2 Proof of attendance will be done via roll call prior to commencing the briefing/s.

.3 Anyone failing to attend the required briefing will be referred to the Clerk of Course for the meeting and may be fined $500.

1.9) PROGRAM

The program may be varied or altered at the promoter’s discretion. We do not anticipate any problems but it may be necessary to vary the program at any time. You will be notified of any important part of the program is altered.

1700 – 1800 BUMP IN – ACCREDITATION
1715 – 1800 SCRUTINEERING
1800 – 1820 DRIVERS BRIEFING
1830 – 1900 RECCE
1900 – 2230 COMPETITION
2230 – PRESENTATION

1.10) ABANDONMENT

Event Organisers reserve the right to cancel, abandon or postpone the event in accordance with NCR 59 of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

1.11) LICENCE REQUIREMENTS

All competitors and drivers must hold a current CAMS L2S license or higher. CAMS license, Club Membership and if issued, CAMS Vehicle Logbook must be shown and validated during the allocated time slots of accreditation.

1.12) PIT ALLOCATION

All competitors are to select their own pit carport starting from the end closest to McCraken House.

1.13) ACCREDITATION

.1 Credentials will be located outside of Gate 50.

.2 All Driver accreditation will be available from the time listed with in the presented schedule under 1.9.

1.14) SCRUTINY

.1 All official Scrutineering will be STRICTLY limited to one session, conducted in the scrutineering shed:
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 between 5.15pm – 6.00pm

Self Scrutiny will not be permitted. All vehicles must be scrutineered before entering the track.

.2 All drivers apparel (helmet, overalls, gloves, boots etc) must be presented for inspection during the nominated scrutiny sessions.

.3 At the request of the Chief Scrutineer any vehicle may be required to pass a Safety Check.

.4 Track Battle staff reserve the right to conduct spot inspections at any time throughout the event.

.5 All vehicles MUST be clear of alternative event numbers and signage to allow for the application of the ADGP front window race number.

.6 All loose objects must be removed from the vehicle.

.7 Vehicles shall comply with Schedule A and Articles 1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 12, 13 and 14 of Schedule B of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

1.15) ALCOHOL and PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES

.1 Any holder of a CAMS ‘Competition’ or ‘Officials’ licence (or equivalent licence issued by another ASN) may be tested for the presence of drugs (or other banned substances) and subject to a penalty(ies) for a breach in accordance with the CAMS Anti-Doping Policy and/or the CAMS Illicit Drugs in Sport (Safety Testing) Policy as published on the CAMS website. Consumption of alcohol in the paddock, pits or any section of the competition venue/course under the control of the Officials is forbidden until all competition is concluded each day. Accordingly, any holder of a CAMS ‘Competition’ or ‘Officials’ licence (or equivalent licence issued by another ASN) may also be tested for the presence of alcohol by a CAMS Accredited Testing Official (CATO) in accordance with the CAMS Standard Operating Procedure for Breath Alcohol Testing.

.2 In addition, the persons concerned will be subject to the Articles of the Procedure for Alcohol Testing and TRACK BATTLE Drugs in Sport Policy. Competitors, crews or officials may be tested for alcohol or other drugs at any time during the event(s). This regulation serves as the required 24-hour notice to Competitors, Crew and Officials.

1.16) AWARDS

.1 DRIFTKHANA ROUND: Trophies will be awarded to drivers finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd outright.

.2 DRIFTKHANA CHAMPIONSHIP: The following points will be awarded at the close of each round to accumulate to the series points tally:
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A Trophy and Prize Money will be awarded to the competitor with the most points at the close of the 3rd round of the 2017 Championship

1.17) INSURANCE

.1 Certain public, property, professional indemnity and personal accident insurance is provided by CAMS in relation to the event. Further details can be found in the CAMS Insurance Handbook, available at www.cams.com.au.

CHAPTER 2 – GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

2.1) APPAREL

.1 All drivers must wear helmets of a standard, design, construction and fitting in compliance with Schedule D of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

.2 Drivers clothing must cover from neck to wrist to ankle in the form of the required driving suit. Footwear of flammable synthetic material, such as nylon, is not acceptable. As per Schedule D of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport and the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations section 4.15.

.3 All cars must be fitted with safety harnesses, which must be complete units sourced from a recognized manufacturer and must be fitted and worn as per Schedule I of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport and the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations section 4.12.

2.2) CAMERAS

The fitment of cameras (other than TRACK BATTLE cameras) in or on a vehicle is permitted with permission from TRACK BATTLE and the approval of the Chief Scrutineer.

2.3) DRIVERS CONDUCT

.1 No driver body part may protrude from the vehicle and the opening of vehicle doors will not be permitted whilst participating in the event.

.2 No drivers will break traction on the approach to or whilst waiting at the start line.

.3 Unacceptable behaviour towards track officials will not be tolerated. Unacceptable behaviour includes swearing and abusive behaviour. Anyone not conforming to this will be asked to leave the raceway immediately.

.4 All competitors must abide by the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Code of Conduct. http://australiandriftinggp.com.au/adgp101/code-of-conduct/

2.4) FUEL/PADDOCK/GARAGE AREA

.1 Fuel shall be in compliance with Schedule G of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, save for Article 6. Oxidants for which this event shall be exempt from this requirement.

.2 The maximum total amount of fuel permitted to be stored any where in the paddock/pit area by any one competitor, is 3×20 Litre Cans (not including any fuel in the car).

.3 Fuel must be stored/handled in accordance with any instructions issued by the organizers and/or the Chief Fire Marshal.

.4 All equipment must be kept within the confines of the competitors allocated pit space for public safety.

.5 All pit spaces must be kept in a neat and presentable state.

.6 All support vehicles must be removed from the pit area and parked in the designated trailer park or allocated area’s. No support vehicles are to be parked in dedicated driveways, in carports or in allocated pit spaces.

.7 A speed limit of 10km/h shall apply in the area surrounding the competition courses and must be observed whilst proceeding between courses.

2.5) PRE GRID AREA

.1 Pre grid is a hot-pit style area and only allowed to be accessed by drivers and staff only.

.2 All drivers must be wearing ankle to wrists clothing while in the pre grid.

.3 No mechanical repairs or re-fuelling is allowed to be performed in the pre grid.

.4 Tyre pressures can be checked and adjusted but that is all.

.5 All drivers must remain within ten meter’s (10m) of their car at ALL times while it is in the pre grid

2.6) VEHICLE BREAKDOWN

In the event your vehicle breaks down and you are unable to continue, get out of the vehicle only when it is safe to do so. DO NOT attempt to repair your car. Your vehicle will be recovered as soon as possible.

2.7) PASSENGERS

.1 Passengers will be required to sign an indemnity form at race control and be wearing an approved helmet and ankle to wrist clothing plus enclosed shoes.

.2 Passenger Rides will be held in accordance with the Passenger in Vehicle Guidelines.

2.8) NOISE

All vehicles must be fitted with an effective muffler which diminishes the sound of the engines exhaust. The muffler must be so constructed that the maximum vehicle noise emitted does not exceed 95dB(A) measured at a point 30 meters from the track edge by approved measuring equipment.

2.9) FIRE EXTINGUISHER

.1 All Fire Extinguishers MUST be tagged, in date, and comply with Schedule H of the current CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

.2 Competitors are reminded that the possession and use of Halon/BCF fire extinguishers, other than where specific approval has been given by the E.P.A., is prohibited.

CHAPTER 3 – EVENT FORMAT

3.1) COMPETITION FORMAT

.1 Only 1 cars are permitted on the competition section at any one time.

.2 All competitors will perform two (1) recce pass through the course. Recce is to be done under grip and can not exceed more than 40km/h.

.3 All competitors will complete a maximum of four (4) runs of the set course.

.4 Running order will be determined by each competitors entrant number (Entrant number will be allocated at accreditation). Each competitor is to take note of which vehicle is in front and or behind them and continue to self manage this order. The organizing group will not wait for you.

.5 Each Competitor is to drift the complete course in the quickest time possible.

.6 Timing starts once the beam is broken exiting the starters box

.7 Timing stops once the beam is broken entering the finish box

.8 The three (3) fastest times per competitor are added and the Competitor with the lowest total time will be deemed the winner

3.2) PENALTIES

.1 Straighten: +10secs

.2 Hitting a Cone: +10secs

.3 Wrong way: Slowest time +10secs

.4 Off Course: Run cancelled

3.3) BONUS

Clipping Cones/Zones: -10secs

3.4) JUDGING CRITERIA

Judging criteria will be explained in drivers briefing.

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