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OUTLAW KARTS

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Disclaimer:

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.

NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF, OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS.

They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death of a participant, spectator, or official. The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that, in his/her opinion, do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements.

NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS.

Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion o f the officials. Their decision is final. Drivers and parents of minor drivers are responsible to read and understand the rules and regulations set forth in this book.

Conduct:

REFUSAL OF ENTRY: We reserve the right to refuse service, entry, or re-entry to anyone. Any individual, team, or associate may be refused entry for reasons such as: debt owed, conduct, behavior or actions, or illegal activity of the driver, car owner, pit crew, or family member.

PHYSICAL CONDITION, INTOXICANTS AND CONDUCT, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY.

A. Any driver, car owner, pit crew, mechanics, or anyone entering pit area during the day of the race, gives evidence of physical or mental impairment, exhaustion, alcohol consumption or using drugs making him/her potential danger to others on the track or pit area will be excluded from competition and ARE SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE EJECTION BY OFFICIALS AND/OR SECURITY PERSONNEL.

B. No alcoholic beverages may be consumed by anyone in the pit area during the event.

C. Anyone who is exiting the pit area to the grandstand or parking lot area to obtain intoxicants will have to forfeit their pit pass and remain out of the pit area until all race events are completed. The cost of the pit pass will not be reimbursed.

D. If consumption of alcoholic beverages becomes an issue, we reserve the right to eliminate alcoholic beverages from being allowed onto the premises at anytime.

E. It is against Nevada state law for minors under the age of 21 to possess alcohol. Any competitor/minor suspected of illegal possession or consumption of alcohol or drugs will be suspended from competition, and the proper authorities will be notified. If authorities confirm suspicion, penalty will be permanent suspension. If competitor chooses to leave before authorities arrive, they will be considered guilty, and permanently suspended.

F. There will be ZERO TOLERANCE for any improper conduct, physical, and/or verbal abuse to any individual or group at any time.

G. Any person who shall strike or cause bodily harm or use improper language towards the Officials or any other person will be automatically suspended. The offender may also face assault charges or have legal action brought against them.

H. Suspension and/or fines may be assessed to family or friends. Objectionable conduct, such as arguing with or shouting at officials, will not be tolerated and may subject the driver to be black-flagged, fined, and/or the offender to be removed from the premises. Anyone supplying alcohol to a minor will be permanently suspended.

PARENTS: You are responsible for your child's safety and actions. Make sure you read and understand all disclaimers when you sign and enter the race track grounds. Additionally, your conduct as a parent shall be such as to be beyond reproach. Yelling, hitting, berating of your child or any other individual WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.

DRIVERS: make sure your read and understand the racing rules. Some things have changed and some things are different from other racetracks procedures. Any display of unsportsmanlike conduct will result in penalty, fine, and/or suspension at the discretion of the race director/flagman/promoter. All drivers assume total responsibility for any and all actins by anyone associated with their team towards anyone and shall be cause for penalty, suspension, loss of any awards (money and points), and possible arrest.

ALL CLASSES:

1.         Frames must be of kart configuration. Not to exceed 90” in overall length. NO EXCEPTIONS.

2.         Tires must be kart type tires only. Rims are not to exceed 6” in diameter. Slicks or treaded

3.         Cages are mandatory. This is for the protection of the driver. Not for looks or wing mounts.

4.         Wing sides must stay within 3” from outer most edge of kart. No sharp edges or too long of bolt. Overall maximum length of wing is 48”.

5.         Uppermost part of kart and wing not to exceed 72” from ground.

6.         Bodies can be any material, except wood. No sharp edges or protruding parts.

7.         Wing, hood, and tail piece are mandatory in all classes. All Karts must start each Event/Race with them safely installed.

8.         No bars, other than regular Nerf bar, may extend out past outer edge of tire on either side of kart.

9.         This is open wheel racing, no front end cowcatchers. If in doubt-see officials.

10.       All karts must have a 6” nylon tie attached to spark plug wire

11.       ALL KARTS MUST DISPLAY minimum of 8” NUMBERS on RIGHT AND LEFT SIDE OF KART WING. Numbers must be displayed on contrasting background.      NUMBERS: Numbers will be 0-99 in each class. Single and double digit numbers only.           BIGGER IS BETTER. There will be no duplicate numbers and letters. Illegible numbers will not be scored.

12.       Duplicate numbers must include a letter. All Letters must be at a minimum the size of the number displayed.

13.       No plastic body parts, no nerf bar or bumper covers/coverings.

BEGINNER BOX STOCK

Note: This class is designed for new drivers to gather skills, experience and confidence in order to enjoy and succeed in advanced classes.

DRIVER:

  5 to 10 years of age (Driver must be 5 years old by beginning of race season)

  8 years of age and older with one season of racing experience will be promoted to the Box Stock Class at the promoters discretion

  It will be the promoters discretion when moving a driver up in advance based on learning abilities

  Minor must be accompanied by an adult at all times when in the pit area

  Parent or guardian are responsible for the actions of their minor child

WEIGHT:

  No weight rule

ENGINE:

  5 HP stock engines (i.e. 5 HP Briggs & Stratton Flat Head; 5 HP Tecumsch)

  Stock Harbor Freight 6.5 HP Predator and Subaru Industrial EX27; Only these OHV engines permitted in this class

  No race built engines

  Single cylinder 4-stroke engines only

  No dual engine set-ups or Blockzilla engines

  No onboard starting systems; pull rope or hand held started ONLY

FUEL:

  Pump gas or race gas only

  No alcohol, additives, or oxygenates allowed

CLASS TECH:

  Engine, fuel, chassis, and safety items

  Refer to the provided Tech Checklist for possible items

BOX STOCK

  8 years of age or older

  Must have one race season of experience

  It will be at the promoters discretion when moving a driver up in advance based on learning abilities

  Minor must be accompanied by an adult at all times when in the pit area

  Parent or guardians are responsible for the actions of their minor child

WEIGHT:

  270 lbs. with driver

ENGINE:

  Briggs & Stratton Flat Head, Animal, World Formula

  Honda OHV 5.5 HP (clone)

  Tecumseh

  Subaru EX27

  RUN WHAT YA BRUNG: with the above style engine

  Single cylinder 4-stroke engine only

  No dual engine set-ups or Blockzilla engines

  No onboard starting systems; pull rope or hand held starter ONLY

FUEL:

  Pump gas; race gas; or alcohol only

  No additives, or oxygenates allowed

CLASS TECH:

  Engine, fuel, chassis, and safety items

  Refer to the provided Tech Checklist for possible items

 125CC/250CC OUTLAW CLASS:

DRIVER:

  10 TO 18 years of age

  It will be at the promoters discretion when moving a driver up in advance based on learning abilities

  Minor must be accompanied by an adult at all times when in the pit area

  Parent or guardians are responsible for the actions of their minor child

WEIGHT:

  350 lbs. with driver

ENGINE:

  125 = 125CC

  250 = 250CC

  All motors subject to cc inspection

CLASS TECH:

  Engine, fuel, chassis, and safety items

  Refer to the provided Tech Checklist for possible items

500CC OPEN CLASS:

  Minimum 15 years of age

  It will be at the promoters discretion when moving a driver up in advance based on learning abilities

  Minor must be accompanied by an adult at all times when in the pit area

  Parent or guardians are responsible for the actions of their minor child

WEIGHT:

  420 lbs. with driver

ENGINE:

  Maximum 500CC  (500=500CC

  No big street type motors (i.e. 650; 750; 1100 etc.)

CLASS TECH:

  Engine, fuel, chassis, and safety items

  Refer to the provided Tech Checklist for possible items

Tech Checklist

Karts will be inspected using the following safety list:

Immediate-must be fixed same day

Secondary-must be fixed by following race date in order to race.

Immediate:

Helmet – fit/condition (Full face helmet) DOT; Snell approved

Fire retardant clothing-suit, gloves, shoes

Seat belt and harness mounted

Arm restraints

Neck brace

Brakes

Suicide doors

Steering link, lock nuts, or cotter keys

Steering wheel – securely mounted

Protruding Objects

Axle Protrusion

Fuel Line Location

Spindles – Cotter Keyed

Cage-Mounts height

Frame, Nerf Bars, Bumpers, and Roll Cage

Chain Guard

Seat – Condition/Mounting

Wing-Mounts

Suspended Seat Karts

Fuel Tank Location

Roll Over Valve

Kill Switch

Fire Extinguisher

Secondary - must be fixed before next race

Wheel Condition

Rear Axle Keepers

Floor Pan Condition

Hood & Tail Mounts

Tail Piece Protection

Number/Letter – Size/Location

Box Stock Muffler (less spark arrestor)

Miscellaneous:

1.         All drivers under the age of 18 must provide a track official witnessed minor's release to scorekeepers. A new one for each race season.

2.         In addition, when parent or guardian is not in attendance, drivers must provide a designated guardian form. A NEW FORM FOR EACH RACE.

3.         SPEEDING IN THE PIT AREA will result in a loss of points in addition to any sanctions host track may impose.

4.         Safety committee and track officials' decision is final.

5.         Any other organized class must have a minimum of 10 karts be approved by promoter.

6.         No two way radio communication between driver and crew will be permitted at any time in any class.

UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT:

1.         Fighting on the premises will result in permanent suspension. Drivers are responsible for their actions of their pit crew.

2.         Rough driving will result in docked position, fine or black-flag.

3.         Pit crew members observed verbally or physically abusing drivers; other pit crew; and/or   track or staff volunteers will result in loss of accrued points for their driver and/or fine.   NO EXCEPTIONS.

POINT RULES:

1.         Point system will be disclosed at first race. Copies available at sign-in booth, upon request.

2.         Drivers may sign in only ONE kart number in their class and run that number kart for the entire event.

3.         To be eligible for points and awards, drivers must not miss more than three scheduled point races, per series.

4.         Borrowing a kart is permitted. Kart must display DRIVER's registered number.  SCOREKEEPERS MUST BE NOTIFIED of any changes.

5.         No borrowing allowed after the green flag has been thrown.

6.         Substitute drivers are permitted for only two scheduled point races.

7.         Points and winnings are awarded to registered kart number.

8.         You must be present at awards banquet to receive awards and/or prize money.

9.         If you are a substitute driver, you may only sub two times total. All subs must notify the   tower and be approved by score keepers. Open drivers may not sub for Intermediate Box drivers. Intermediate Box drivers may not substitute for Beginners. Substitute driver must be a rookie to receive rookie points. In order to be a substitute, you must meet the age requirement of that class and be approved by the promoter. Failure to adhere to these requirements shall result in not being scored nor awarded points. (Any and all partial substitutes will require approval by the promoter prior to the event/race date).

10.       You may only race in one Division per night, except for substitutions.

 

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