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AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GP
STATE OF ORIGIN SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

Calder Park Thunder Dome – October 28th 2017

CHAPTER 1 – SPECIFIC EVENT REGULATIONS

1.1) EVENT TITLE, DATE

The event shall be a multi-club drift event known as AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GRAND PRIX 2017 STATE OF ORIGIN

CAMS Permit Number: TBA

To be held on October 28th 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:
The Jamboree AUS Pty Ltd

Address: PO Box 4009

Springfield QLD 4300
Phone: 07 3200 1363

.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:
Championship Manager – Brett Wilkinson
Competitor Relations – Yoshi Abeygunawardena
Event Operations – Peter Bryn-Holland

.5 Senior Race Officials of the Meeting:
Clerk of Course – Brett Wilkinson
Secretary of the Meeting – Yoshi Abeygunawardena
Compliance Checker – TBA
Chief Scrutineer – Caleb Ash
Australian Drifting Grand Prix Judges (Judges of Fact) – Nicholas Van Geest, Peter Bryn-Holland & TBA
Chief Steward – Yoshi Abeygunawardena

1.4) JUDGES

The decision of the judges in determining order of merit will be final. A judge or panel of judges will establish the order of merit of Competitors as they traverse the judged area. Assessment will be made according to car control competence based on the judging criteria. Judges will be appointed as “Judges of Fact” in accordance with NCR 181.

1.5) CIRCUIT DETAILS

.1 Venue: Calder Park Thunder Dome, 377 Calder Fwy, Calder Park, VIC

Contact: Melissa Sullivan 0414 396 174

.2 Direction: Clockwise

.3 Length: 650m

1.6) ENTRIES

.1 Opening Date: On publication of these Regulations.

.2 Registration Closing Date: 5pm Friday 28th October 2016.

.3 Entry Fee:
$450 Per Competitor.
Paid in full by no later than 5pm 1st October 2017.

.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 Team Entry forms must be lodged with the Championship Manager (Track Battle Pty Ltd) with a $500 deposit. 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.

.6 A Team must consist of a minimum number of five (5) drivers from said state. A maximum of two (2) reserves or substitute drivers can be included in the said team making the maximum number of drivers per team registration seven (7).

1.7) EVENTS

AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GRAND PRIX STATE OF ORIGIN – Calder Park Thunder Dome

1.8) DRIVER BRIEFING

.1 All Competitors, without exception, are required to attend the COMPULSORY drivers briefing commencing at 0800 hours on Saturday 28th October 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.

Friday 27th October

1400 GATES OPEN
1500-1700 BUMP IN & ACCREDITATION/SIGN ON
1500-1700 TECH INSPECTION
1500-1700 ACCREDITATION/SIGN ON
1800 GATES CLOSED

Saturday 28th Octber

0700 GATES OPEN
0700-0800 FINAL BUMP IN & ACCREDITATION/SIGN ON
0700-0800 FINAL TECH INSPECTION
0800-0830 COMPULSORY DRIVERS BRIEFING
0900-1100 OPEN PRACTICE – ALL
1100-1230 PRELIM ROUNDS
1230-1300 LUNCH BREAK – OFF TRACK ACTIVITY
1300-1630 PRELIM ROUNDS
1645-1800 SEMI FINALS & FINAL
1800 PODIUM PRESENTATION
1900 EVENT CLOSED
2200 VENUE CLOSED – ALL TEAM TO BE VACATED

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 ADGP competitors and drivers must hold a current Australian Drifting Grand Prix License; unless otherwise expressed pre event and; 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

ADGP staff will allocate all competitors with a marked area for their pit space, its location will be at the sole discretion of the organizer and it will be grouped into each team. It is also compulsory to supply, hire or purchase a 6x3m marquee to use within your allocated space to keep the paddock area uniform.

1.13) ACCREDITATION

.1 Credentials will be located inside the Thunder Dome below the control tower on Friday 27th October. Any competitors checking in on Saturday morning MUST contact the ADGP CRO pre event.

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

.3 Each competitor will receive three (3) pit-crew passes per car entered.

.4 Each team captain will be issued competition numbers for each of its competitors from 1 to 5, 6 or 7 depending on competing members. Each team will be identified by it’s states alphabetical prefix that will follow the competition number. I.E. New South Wales Competitor one will be – 1NSW

1.14) SCRUTINY

.1 All official Tech Inspections will be STRICTLY limited to two session, conducted with in your allocated pit space on:
Friday 27th October 2017 between 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Saturday 28th October 2017 between 7.00am – 8.00am
Self Scrutiny will not be permitted. All vehicles must be scrutineered before entering the track.

.2 A team member must be present with the vehicle at the nominated scrutineering time with all doors, bonnet and boot open, wheels off and on suitable axles stand.

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

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

.5 Additional safety check’s will be held during the event time table, these checks will be held randomly in the competitors pit area.

.6 Track Battle staff reserve the right to conduct spot inspections at any time.

.7 Window banners (1) MUST be in place before attending Tech Inspection. As per Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations section 5.4.

.8 All vehicles MUST be clear of alternative event numbers and signage to allow for the application of the ADGP front window race number as per Sporting Regulations section 5.4.

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

.10 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, DRUGS AND OTHER 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.

.3 Competitors are responsible for enforcing the license holders Code of Conduct with members and associates of their team.

1.16) AWARDS

.1 AUSTRALIAN DRIFTING GRAND PRIX STATE OF ORIGIN:
A Trophy and Prize Money will be awarded to the Team finishing 1st outright only.

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.

1.18) PROTESTS

Protests must be lodged in accordance with Part XII of the NCR.
Judging Decisions are final.

CHAPTER 2 – GENERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

2.1) ROLL OVER PROTECTION

.1 For exhibition style events that are not part of the national championship an exemption to Section 4.11 of the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations can apply but not excluding Section 2.1 of these Supplementary Regulations.

.2 All open cars (I.e. cars without a supporting structure between the top of the A Pillars and the rear window) must be fitted with Roll Over Protection compliant with CAMS Regulations.

.3 Roll Over protection devices, constructed outside the parameters of those of the CAMS ROPS Regulations may be incorporated in closed cars.  However if not registered with CAMS and displaying evidence of CAMS approval, the vehicle will be recorded by scrutineers as not having a roll over structure fitted that is compliant with CAMS Regulations.  A list of those vehicles will be provided to the Stewards for our records.  This may not prevent the vehicle from entering the competition as roll over protection is only highly recommended for closed vehicles.

.4 For roll over protection systems approved by CAMS see Schedule J of the CAMS Manual of Motor Sport.

.5 Vehicles that have Roll Over Protection devices, regardless of whether they are CAMS approved or not, must be fitted with compliant padding in the driver head impact zone.

2.2) 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.

2.3) 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.

2.4) 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/

2.5) FLAGS

The following flags will be used during this event as per Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations section 2.4:
Red Flag – Stopping the race or practice and return to pits under grip
Yellow Flag – Danger ahead, slow down and cease drift
Chequered Finishing flag – end of race or practice

2.6) 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 Schedule N of the CAMS Manual of Motor Sport and 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 for the purpose of media coverage and the public pit walk.

.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.

2.7) PRE GRID AREA

.1 Pre grid is a hot-pit style area and only allowed to be accessed by drivers, staff and one (1) pit crew member.

.2 All drivers and pit-crew 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

2.8) VEHICLE BREAKDOWN

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

2.9) RIDE OF YOUR LIFE – PASSENGER RIDES

.1All Motor Sport Passenger Ride Activity (MSPRA) shall be run under and in accordance with the CAMS MSPRA Policy.

.2Passenger rides will only be available to Selected Drivers only. Cars that can be used for the Ride of your Life program are to be chosen by Track Battle executive staff and is at their own discretion.

2.10) 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.

2.11) 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 All competitors will complete a practice session as allocated.

.2 Only 4 cars are permitted on the competition section of the race track at any one time.

.3 Each team will compete in Pre-Elimination (Prelim) Rounds. Format of the competition for the Prelims will be determined by a pre published “Fixture”.

.4 Each team match up will consist of five (5) progressive 2-car tandem battles with one driver from each opposing state/team going head to head. The tandem battles will follow the format of a computer generated ballot system, issued to each team at the drivers briefing this will include prelim, semi final and final rounds.

.5 The team that’s competitors will be granted “Lead” first will be outlined in the fixture.

.6 Points are awarded to each team as per the following:

PER TEAM POINTS
TANDEM BATTLE WIN 2
TANDEM BATTLE DRAW 1

Note: There will be NO Re-Runs. If the Judges can not find an advantage the battle will be classed as a draw and both teams will be awarded 1 point.

.7 The top 4 teams at the completion of the Prelim Rounds will move onto the Semi Finals with the following format:

SEMI FINAL FIXTURE FORMAT
1 v 4
2 v 3

.8 The winning team from each Semi Final will move onto the Final Competition.

.9 Winner out of semi final 1 v 4 will lead first, winner out of 2 v 3 semi final will lead first.

.10 Winning Team will be announced as the winner of the State of Origin tournament

3.2) FURTHER REGULATIONS

.1 Limiting to clause 3.1 a team consisting of more than 5 competitors will have the additional reserve competitors included during the competition rounds by being added to the ballot draws by a rotation process, meaning each competitor in such team will take turns in substituting for such reserves.

.2 Without limiting to clause 3.2.1, a team consisting of more that 5 drivers will have the ability to substitutea competitor if one of their competitors listed on the ballot has a mechanical failure and is unable to continue within the competition. For process to take place the following must apply.

.1 The substitution must be pre registered and approved for the said team.

.2 The team captain must clear the substitution with the event CRO

.3 The retiring competitor will then be excludedfrom the remainder of said bracket. Bracket meaning, Pre Elimination Rounds or Semi Final.

.4 If the retired competitor is able to repair the vehicle, they can then be re included within the ballot for the next bracket.

.3 No competitor can run more than once in the same fixture listed team match up.

.4 A team member may share another team members vehicle if their vehicle has a mechanical failure causing them to retire it. A competitor can’t share a vehicle from an apposing team. The vehicle must have been scrutineered pre-event as part of the competition. Clause’s 3.2.2.1 through to and including 3.2.2.4 also apply.

3.3 JUDGING CRITERIA

Judging criteria is outlined in the Australian Drifting Grand Prix Sporting Regulations sections 2.8, 2.10 and will be explained in drivers briefing.

CHAPTER 4 – EVENT ENTERTAINMENT

ON and OFF Track entertainment will also be included within the event;
- Show ‘n’ Shine
- Exhibitors & Displays

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