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Club Rules

Club Rules for EnduRocks Events 2018 season


The following rules and regulations are applicable to all events run by EnduRocks Events
By participating or spectating at any of EnduRocks Events you are agreeing to abide by all these rules and any supplementary rules set out by the I.O.P.D.

All rules are subject to change without notice.
All Competitors are required to hold a IOPD Licence for race days these are available to buy on the day.
The tracks are available to be walked after 5pm on the day before the race.
Spectators are not allowed on the course once racing is underway.

1. Race Grouping

Experts

Clubman

Clubman Over 40’s

Sportsman

Sportsman Over 40’s

Novice


2. Age Restrictions

The minimum age for race series is 16

Practice days are open to competent youth riders on a minimum 85cc SW but will be subject to a trial assessment to ensure they are happy and competent on the main track.


All riders under the age of 18 must have a signature of their parent / guardian on their signing on sheet for each meeting.

3. Riders/ Safety Equipment

All riders must wear full motocross kit, consisting of properly constructed race trousers, long sleeve shirts and gloves. Boots must be calf length motocross style. Goggles are to be worn at the start of the race and we recommend wearing them throughout the race. Helmets must be in good condition, of ACU gold label standard with a securely fixed strap.
We strongly advise against the use of a Head Camera attachment which could seriously compromise a participant’s safety in the event of a collision.
We recommend you wear body armour and a kidney belt
No Hoodies allowed to be worn whilst riding.

4. Officials and Flags

Chequered: Race start
Chequered: Finish
Yellow: Slow down, caution required
Black: Rider to pull into pits immediately
Red: Event stopped. Please stay in place and await further instructions from a marshal.

5. Scrutineering

Competition machinery will not be scrutineered by ourselves but is down to the rider to ensure their machine is safe and free from defects before each ride. If a machine is severely damaged during the event and is unsafe to continue riding, then you must stop immediately, and a marshal will recover it back to the pits.
Exhaust system must not exceed the maximum noise level of 96 decibels static test. If the noise level is exceeded expect not to ride. Random noise tests at track-side will be carried out, you will be permitted 117 dba at 1.5 metres whilst your machine is under full load. If over 117dba you will be stopped and required to sort it out. If after two warnings the machine is still too loud you will take no further part in the event.

6. Riding in The Pits

Riding in the pits should be limited to the absolute necessary and be strictly at walking pace with helmet worn at all times. Under no conditions at all can two riders be on a bike at one time.

 

Anyone seen riding in the pits at faster than walking pace (5mph) will be told instantly, if seen a second time you will be asked to leave the event immediately and banned from future events.

7. Parking and Camping Area

Machines are only allowed to be ridden on the actual race day and then only whilst going to or from the track entrance/exit. All areas off the track have a speed restriction to walking pace (1st gear only) and riders must wear helmets at all times, please respect the safety of others in these areas at all times.
Please do not enter prohibited areas - Signs are displayed for your safety.

8. Course Cutting

Course cutting will not be tolerated. Offenders may be penalized by 1 lap deduction to disqualification this will be at the marshals or the Clarke of the course decision. In the event of a hold up, wait until the track is cleared, unless there is a route available that stays within the boundaries of the flags/posts/tape marking the course, whilst by-passing the obstruction.
Do not reroute yourself off the marked track unless instructed to by a marshal.
Riders must follow the original marked track and not take advantage should flags/posts/tape be destroyed during the race.

9. Refuelling and Repairs

Machines must be refuelled with DEAD ENGINE in the refuelling pits only.
Minimum age for refuelling is 16 years.
Children under the age of 16 are NOT allowed in the pit area during the race.

Track-side refuelling or refuelling with the engine running will result in a DSQ.
Riders may repair their machine at track side only if they carry a repair kit on their person or machine. If official outside assistance is required, then the rider and machine will be towed directly back to the pits not through the lap scoring. Riders must go through the lap scoring under their own power.
ALL RIDERS BEING TOWED BACK ON THE LAST LAP WILL BE TAKEN BACK DIRECTLY TO THE PITS RESULTING IN A DNF.

10. Fire Extinguishers

Each rider must bring a 2.5kg fire extinguisher (dry powder) to the event. This must be brought to the pit area and then left in there whilst the rider is competing in the race.

11. Track Markings

Orange netted areas indicate WALKING PACE ONLY AT ALL TIMES. YOU WILL GET 1 WARNING ONLY TO ADHERE TO THIS. AFTER THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE A PENALTY (MINUS 1 LAP)

 

Red and white tape to be used to mark corners etc. If you break tape for any reason at all please retie the tape if length allows, if not please inform a marshal at the earliest point.

 

Orange arrow will be stapled to trees to warn of an upcoming change of direction, please look for them instead of breaking the tape.

 

Red and white crossed gates or crossed orange arrows to be used as a caution sign, e.g. jump or

obstacle.
 

12. Championship Points 2018


8 rounds of which 8 rounds to count, last round to be double points

1st 20 points, 2nd 17 points, 3rd 15 points, 4th 13 points, 5th 11 points, 6th 10 points, then decrease by 1 point down to 15th place with 1 point.
In the event of a draw in the final positions the last race positions will be the decider.
Championship points will only be awarded to fully paid 2018 season EnduRocks members.

To qualify for championship trophies in a class, riders will need to have completed a minimum of 4 races in that class.
If you change class mid-season you will forfeit any championship points earned.

13. Penalties

Aggressive and intimidating behaviour, which includes bad language, is not acceptable on, or off, the track and may be penalised by lap deduction or disqualification at the discretion of the marshals.

14. Spectators

Would all Spectators and family / friends of riders please refrain from walking on the track whilst during racing as this is for your safety as well as the RIDERS.
In the interest of safety and the smooth running of the club, officials’ instructions must be adhered to at all times. Officials reserve the right to have the final decision.
Any complaints to be made in writing enclosing £20 administration fee to: The Secretary, EnduRocks Events.

If the complaint is upheld the £20 will be returned to the complainant.

15. Rubbish
Please take all your rubbish home. Check your areas before you leave the event.
Anyone leaving rubbish will receive a two-event ban or DSQ. Repeat offenders will be excluded from EnduRocks events.

The EnduRocks Events team reserve the right to review/amend these rules at any time if necessary.

Thank you for taking the time to read and adhere to these rules which have been written with each rider’s safety in mind and to help us run the club successfully.