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1) FLAGS

a) Green – used to start the race

b) Yellow – warn riders of a down rider or hazard on the track. Riders should slow down and not pass to advance position under yellow

c) Blue & Yellow – alerts rider that the leaders are approaching and will be overtaking the rider within the next lap. Rider should not alter their driving line as faster traffic will determine the best way to pass.

d) Red – all racers should slow (with left hand raised) and safely exit track and remain in grid area as there’s a rider down or hazard on the track

e) Rolled Black – used as a warning to rider by track officials. Rider does not need to exit track. This will be shown to a rider one (1) time per event. If rough riding continues, then a black flag will be given.

f) Black – given to rider if there’s a hazard condition with their bike and rider should exit track (with left hand raised) to repair bike/equipment. Also given as final penalty flag for rough or unsportsmanlike riding.

g) Meatball – Mechanical Black Flag, rider needs to pit in for mechanical issue

h) Green & Yellow flags crossed – signals racers ½ way is complete

i) Rolled White & Rolled Checkered – signals racers 2 laps remaining

j) White – 1 lap remaining

k) Checkered – end of race

 

2) SAFETY EQUIPMENT

All riders must have full coverage protection.

a) Full leather racing suits are recommended, but complete (jacket and pants) leather or gear is acceptable. Full motocross gear (chest/back protector, elbow and knee protection, long sleeved off-road pants and jersey) is also acceptable.

b) All riders under the age of 15 must wear chest protector, back protector or vest of some kind.

c) Helmets must be full-face, in good condition with SNELL 2015 or newer and DOT certification.

d) Face shield must be worn in down position if present or proper eye protection must be worn. Sunglasses are not considered acceptable eye protection.

e) Racers must wear full fingered gloves 

f) Well-fitting over the ankle boots must be worn and should be secure in a way that they will not easily fall off. Sneakers or tennis (including high-top) shoes are not allowed.  

 

3) CLASS ELIGIBILITY

a) A rider must be a minimum of 13 years old to be considered for approval to compete in an adult class.

b) Any youth rider approved to compete in adult classes is no longer eligible to participate in youth classes.

 

4) RULES

Track

a) No admittance to the track is permitted except on race days or scheduled events.

b) Please dispose of all trash in the proper containers.

c) Helmets must be worn at all times when riding in the pit area or on the track.

d) When a rider slows on the track for any reason including exiting the track, he or she must raise their left hand to signal to other racers.

e) Road tread tires only. No knobby tires are allowed!!!

f) If a racer or spectator is caught with an open alcoholic beverage before the end of the last feature race, they will be asked to leave the event immediately with no refund given.

g) Each rider is responsible for following the track rules and the layout of the track.

h) Is not allowed at any time.

i) While bikes are on the track, no one (spectator, crew member, parent, etc.) is permitted to enter the track unless directed to do so by a track official. Rider will be DQ from all classes for the day with no warning given.

j) Everyone entering the hot pit area must have a pit pass. This is mandatory and will be enforced! Anyone without a wristband pit pass must leave the pit area immediately. Racers are responsible for their pit crew and guests. Minor participants (17 years and under) must have a Minor’s Release Form completed and signed by one parent/guardian. Per insurance, a new Release is required for each event.

k) No laps shall be taken without a pit pass. Infraction will result in suspension for the day. 

i) Racers who disregard rules, safety procedures, direction of track officials, behave in obnoxious or unsportsmanlike manner will be asked to leave immediately with no refund given. Racers are also responsible for the conduct of their pit crew and family members.

 

Race

a) Transponder should be properly mounted and functioning during practice, qualifying and racing. It is 100% rider’s responsibility to switch scoring transponder from bike to bike, if it is being shared.

b) Riders need to be ready, on the grid, as qualifying round time will start when the first bike takes the track for each class. You may not re-enter the track during qualifying once you exit.

c) If rider posts no time due to not having transponder on bike, the rider will be scored as DNS for that time on track.

d) Registration will close at the start of qualifying and no changes to classes will be made.

e) If a rider does not meet the 120% qualifying rule in the Qualifying Round, the Race Director will notify the rider of the class adjustment. The qualifying time made will be carried over and placed accordingly in the appropriate class move. If rider is signed up in multiple classes and is moved to Youth Limited or Adult Limited where they are limited to only that class, United Mini Moto will give an appropriate refund of entry fee to the rider.

 

5) POINTS

a) Club members will receive points based on their actual .

In the event of rain, riders will receive points based on their qualifying, heat or feature race finish depending on what was last completed for their class. 

b) There is a one race, lowest score race drop for the season.

c) A rider must compete in at least half of scheduled point races to be eligible for year-end points awards.

d) If a rider transfers from Limited, 50% of their points earned in Limited will be carried over to one (1) other class (ie F1 or Stock 100; not both).

e) Point structure for all

f) Points will accumulate upon receipt of club membership.

g) Again, club members will receive points based on their actual finishing position – scored against members and non-club members. Race day awards will be given to top-3 finishers in each class.

 

6) TECH

a) All race motorcycles must pass a safety tech inspection prior to participating in any mini-moto event. Motorcycles need only be inspected once per event. The exception to this is motorcycles that have been black flagged for mechanical reasons or have been involved in a crash. A Tech Band will be placed on the bike passing Tech. No motorcycle will be allowed on the track during an event without a Tech Band.

b) The following items are safety related and pertain to all bikes in all classes and will be checked during tech inspection; 

The Tech Inspector may at his discretion allow a “temporary fix” for non-safety related problems for a particular race event.

 

Coolant and Fuel Catch Cans. This can be a combined catch tank for both the engine

coolant and fuel or two separate systems.  Here are the official guidelines for the catch cans. 

Unacceptable:  No soda cans of any type, No container that would

allow a significant amount of fuel to be spilled in a crash. 

Acceptable – All hosing associated with the fuel system must be in good condition, of a proper material,

and fastened securely.  All fuel overflow hoses must terminate in the catch can. 

One-way breather vents on the gas cap will be permitted.  Your container should be

able to withstand a substantial impact, be of a quality material, large enough and able

to contain all of its contents in the event of a crash, be heat-resistant and mounted

securely to your bike.  The catch-can should be in a location that would reduce

and/or eliminate its exposure to damage.

c)  Any motorcycle not meeting these technical requirements WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK. Please make sure you understand all of the requirements prior to the event.