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• Est 1959

About Sprint Series LKR


The Fulbeck Sprint Series Championship has quickly become a staple of the clubs racing calendar. The budget race meeting houses exciting racing in a wide range of classes on the 3rd weekend of most months, for 9 rounds. Come down for a run weekend of pedal to the metal racing, complying with MSA's rules and regulations on a MSA licensed track, Just without the price of an MSA meeting.


General

​1/Fulbeck Sprint Series (FSS) is run at an MSA licensed circuit. Where appropriate MSA rules will apply. These may be changed, varied or amended to suit FSS at the discretion of the C.o.C and or the organisers with consultation with the competitors. If a change is made adequate notice will be given so that Drivers/Mechanics and teams can make changes to comply with the new rules and regulations. Changes will be published on the LKRC website (Fulbeck Event Page).Matters of safety will take immediate effect.

2/All competitors must be registered to the series .Registration is £10.00 per year.

3/All drivers must have signed on to race either at Saturday practice or before drivers briefing Sunday.

4/Drivers under 18 years must have their entry countersigned by a parent or guardian who must be present for the complete meeting.

5/By signing on, all competitors, parents and or guardians understand and accept all risks involved at a practice or race day. It is also the responsibility of the competitor to explain the risk involved to anyone associated with them.

6/Drivers racing in more than one class must pay for each class.

7/Entry fee is £50.00 for the weekend or £35.00 per day.

8/Email or phone entries must be received by 6pm Friday night or in person at the circuit by 12pm Saturday. Entries received after this time will be deemed a late entry and be off the back of the grid and will incur a £10.00 surcharge

9/Grid positions will be determined by receipt of entry. The club reserves the right to amalgamate classes with the fastest at the front. All karts will start on the same lights. Where time permits classes with a minimum of 6 entries will get their own race.

10/Race format will be either:- laps or time plus a lap. Time qualifying may be introduced as an option with heats pre final and final, should time dictate and after consultation with drivers.

11/Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and away from the track and any fouling must be cleaned up. Failure to do so will result in a ban from the circuit.

12/Any driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to race.If you sign on we have the right to ask for you to be breathalysed.

13/All new starters must inform the competition secretary that they are a new starter and will start at the back of the grid FOR THEIR FIRST 3 MEETINGS OR until the CoC considers they are competent to race from a predetermined grid. Failure to inform the secretary may result in exclusion form the meeting

14/The driver is responsible for the actions of his mechanics and anyone associated with him/her. Anyone being abusive, using foul language or threatening behaviour may be asked to leave the premises, and may be asked to appear in front of the organisers who have the rights to impose a ban.

15/Children must be supervised at all times. Scooters, bikes and ball games are not permitted anywhere within the paddock once practice/race has commenced. The organisers reserve the right to confiscate equipment until the end of the session.

16/It is your responsibility to ensure your awnings are securely fastened down and please consider your neighbours when positioning your generator. All generators must be turned off by 11.00pm.

17/Proof of age:- WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL MINORS E.G. BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

Safety

1/All karts and protective equipment including helmets, gloves and footwear may be inspected before practice. All karts and equipment must be scrutineered before commencing racing. Number plates must be fitted front, rear and both sides and must be kept in good condition. You must also display the correct number and coloured plate for your class. UNLESS YOU ARE A NOVICE PLEASE DON’T DISPLAY NOVICE PLATES.

2/Drivers must ensure that helmets and race suits are fully fastened and visors must be down at all times whilst on circuit.

3/One driver, one mechanic only allowed on the grid. You must be in your grid position by the last lap of the race on circuit otherwise you will be put to the back of the grid.

4/Drivers must without delay obey all flags given by officials. Drivers are responsible for learning all flags and their meanings before going out on circuit. If you are in doubt please ask before racing.

5/Marshalls will not leave their posts unless instructed by the clerk to assist drivers. This is for safety reasons and your own wellbeing as they are required to observe at all times.

6/Lap scoring is out of bounds during racing.

7/During racing the centre of the track is out of bounds except for officials. Signed on Bambino parents or guardians are permitted at the discretion of the C.O.C and must wear a high Vis vest.

8/ Timing or coaching of drivers is not permitted from the centre of the track. Failure to comply may result in an exclusion from heat/final.

9/No radio communication is allowed on race day to any driver on the circuit.

10/Recovery of karts from track is not permitted during racing and will be allowed at the end of the race at the discretion of the clerk.

11/Tyre warming is not permitted on the dummy grid and aggressive tyre warming on the rolling lap is not allowed.

Driving Standards

1/If a driver leaves the circuit they must re-join when it is safe to do so. Failure to comply will result in a penalty at the discretion of the CoC.

2/Missing either chicane will result in a 10 second penalty, missing the chicanes twice in a heat/final will result in a one lap penalty. Any driver missing the chicane must wait until it is safe to re-join and must not gain an advantage. Anyone re-joining in an unsafe manor will be black flagged and excluded from that race. Anyone persistently missing the chicane on test days will not be allowed out in the following session. You may miss the chicane should an incident occur where the track is blocked, for any other reason the above penalty applies.

3/Passing under a stationary yellow flag will result in a 10 second penalty, if you allow the driver to regain position this penalty will not apply. Passing under a waved yellow WILL RESULT IN A 20 SECOND PENALTY WITH NO APPEAL.

4/ When a race has finished a yellow flag will be shown at the next post. Racing must stop when you have taken the chequered flag. Drivers must slow to a steady pace. DO NOT overtake on the return to parc ferme. Drivers not obeying this rule and who continue to drive at excess speed will be disqualified from that race and further action may be taken by the clerk.

5/Any kart causing a red flag incident may only take part in the restart after being inspected by the scrutineer and at the discretion of the clerk.

6/All karts involved in a serious incident must be re-inspected by the scrutineers before allowed back on circuit.

7/Starts are to be 2x2 formations with a rolling lap speed of 10-20mph. Drivers are permitted to regain their place on the rolling lap up to the yellow flag at post 5.

8/The race does not start until the red lights go out, if the correct pace/speed is not obtained by 2 rolling laps the offending drivers will be put to the back of the grid.

9/ All drivers must obey mechanical flags given within 2 laps. The driver and one mechanic can carry out the repair and return to the race at the discretion of the scrutineer. Failure to return to parc ferme will result in an exclusion from that race.



Karts

1/All karts must comply to the class rules and regulations at all times on race days.

2/It is the responsibility of the driver and mechanic to ensure the kart remains in a safe race worthy condition for the duration of the meeting .If in any doubt please ask for it to be re-inspected at scrutineering.

3/ If a wet meeting is declared only karts fitted with wet tyres as listed for that class with a minimum 2mm tread depth may start the race.

4/ Weights must be secured by 2 fixings e.g. nuts and bolts, tie wraps are not acceptable. ANYONE carrying “Lead” on their person will be excluded from that race. All tyres, bodywork and engines should be checked after each heat for damage and .

5/Timing is by AMB transponder. There is a limited amount to hire at £10.00.a drivers licence or valid bank card is required as deposit. If you do not have a transponder fitted you will be able to compete but will not be scored. If you break, lose or misplace a transponder you will be required to pay for a new one. All transponders MUST be mounted on the back of the seat.


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