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General Rules

. Posted in Official Bubba Raceway Park Rulebook

The rules and regulations set forth at Bubba Raceway Park 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 conduct of all events. It is the obligation of each participant to ensure that his or her conduct and equipment comply with the rules and regulations set forth herein.

BUBBA RACEWAY PARK 2014 WINTERNATIONALS RAIN CHECK POLICY: If the weatherman does not cooperate with the race program prior to the completion of the heat races, rain checks will be honored for either the rescheduled race, or in the event the race is not rescheduled, the next scheduled 2014 Winter Nationals series race of the same sanctioning body. They will NOT be honored at any other time. Tickets or wrist bands from the rained out show must be presented for rain check credit as described above. The completion of heat races on any race night shall constitute a completed show and rain checks will NOT be honored for subsequent shows. In the event of a rain out that is not rescheduled and tickets/wristbands are accepted for the next series race as described above the face value of the ticket/wrist band will be credited towards the next series race. In the event the next race has a higher admission price any additional admission fees will be the responsibility of the ticket/wrist band holder to pay prior to admittance. Other than rain checks as described above there will be no compensation or refunds of any kind for any tickets/wristbands purchased. All sales are FINAL. Please bear with us during inclement weather, and thanks for your patience and understanding.

SECTION I: General

  1. No one may enter the pits area until they have personally signed all releases, registrations, and entry forms. No person can sign for another under any circumstances. No minor may enter the pit area without signing the minor release form and annual release form.

  2. Bubba Raceway Park or promoter may REFUSE to accept entry of any car, driver, or patron. NO COOLERS ALLOWED IN GENERAL ADMISSION AREA.

  3. No drinking of alcoholic beverages in the pit area prior to or during any racing event. NO TOLERANCE! All laws pertaining to narcotics will be strictly enforced. Anyone suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be turned over to the Sheriff's department for further evaluation. There is no insurance coverage for anyone under the influence of alcohol or narcotics if they are injured.

  4. At all Bubba Raceway Park events, the driver assumes responsibility for his or her pit area and the actions of his or her pit crew and or guests in every respect. In any and all matters pertaining to the race, the driver shall be the sole spokesman for his or her car owner and pit crew.

  5. FIGHTING in the pits or on the track will not be tolerated. You will be disqualified, fined, suspended, or any combination thereof. Anyone entering a pit area other than his own, should a disturbance occur, said party not in his or her pit area will be considered to be at fault.

  6. Stopping on the track anywhere to protest anything will result in car and driver being disqualified.

  7. Refusing to obey any flag rules will result in disqualification and/or fine at flag mans discretion.

  8. Decisions of Bubba Raceway Park racing officials or interpretations of rules pertaining to race, scoring of positions shall be considered final.

  9. No one shall subject any official, management, or track employee to abusive or inappropriate conduct or improper language at any time. Anyone doing so is subject to fine, suspension and/or loss of points for one or more race events at discretion of Bubba Raceway Park officials.

  10. No awards, point money, or admittance will be given until fines are paid.

  11. No car or driver will be allowed to compete in any event at Bubba Raceway Park until all fines are paid in full in cash.

  12. All cars must have front and rear hook-up. If not we will push or drag you into the infield.

  13. Trying to create a yellow by spinning out on purpose or stalling anywhere on the track surface to have more time will be automatic one lap penalty.

  14. Flat tires: You will not be allowed to run on a flat tire at anytime. You must immediately enter pits or infield as soon as possible.

  15. All drivers must sit in stock location except Late Models and Modifieds.

  16. All cars must run an overflow can for radiator. WATER ONLY FOR COOLANT

  17. No electric fuel pumps permitted unless noted in division rules.

  18. There is a 5 mph speed limit in the pits. Failure to do so may result in removal from pits.

  19. A car can only compete in one class unless authorized by the management.

  20. NO tire softeners. NO soaking of tires. NO pre-heating of tires. NO chemicals of any type inside of tires except oxygen or nitrogen.  Must see individual class rules

  21. Any dumping of oil on grounds intentionally will result in suspension, loss of all points, money and will be reported to the proper authorities.

  22. Tow vehicles only in the pit area. If you don't have a race car behind it leave it in the parking lot. 4 wheelers or motor bikes may be allowed for certain events, but discouraged at tech and pit entrance.

  23. In order for a driver to be eligible for end of year points monies or trophies the driver must compete in at least 75% of the race events for that division.

  24. In order to collect end of year points, monies, or trophies the driver must be present at the banquet.

DRIVER SAFETY IS THE DRIVERS RESPONSIBILITY! THIS IS NOT THE AREA OF THE RACE CAR TO TRY AND SAVE MONEY, ANY MONEY SPENT ON DRIVER SAFETY WILL ALWAYS BE WELL WORTH IT!

SECTION II: Safety

  1. The Bubba Raceway Park officials and or safety committee may inspect any and all cars for compliance with rules at anytime.

  2. If and when deemed necessary, officials shall have the authority to insist upon a physical or eye examination of any participant, including tests for alcohol or drugs.

  3. The flagman has the right to delay the race program until such time as he feels it is safe to continue.

  4. NO car shall have any riders except by special permission by race officials.

  5. All doors, hoods and trunk lids must be secured in an approved manner.

  6. No sharp edges or extended bolts or anything else which could cause injury to any car or to any person.

  7. Cars with open drive shafts must have straps ahead of the center of the drive shaft. Drive shaft must be painted white, and have car number on it.

  8. Battery shall be secured to frame of car and must be incased in a marine battery box or equivalent.

  9. All accelerator pedals must have a foot operated mechanical return and two throttle return springs.

  10. All cars running a stock type clutches MUST run a scatter shield.

  11. All steering wheels will be padded in the center. All steering columns will be collapsible type or minimum two heim joints.

  12. All cars must have a fire extinguisher (minimum 2 lbs) securely mounted with in easy reach of driver. All extinguishers must display inspection stickers, have working gauges and be reinspected or recharged every (12) months. Halon systems are okay in all classes.

  13. ALL CARS MUST HAVE 3" SEAT BELTS WITH SHOULDER HARNESS AND MUST BE ATTACHED TO ROLL CAGE. 3YRS MAXIMUM AGE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

  14. BRP STRONGLY URGES AND RECOMMENDS SOME TYPE OF HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINT SYSTEM, BUT IS NOT REQUIRED.
  15. Helmets must be a snell 95 or higher, MANDATORY.

  16. Nomex or equivalent fire suits are mandatory for all drivers in all divisions and must be in good repair. Repairs to fire suits must be made with Nomex or equivalent material. Suits with holes are not acceptable. Complete fire suits must be worn at all times. Nomex gloves are required.

  17. Window nets are required on the drivers side of the car and must be securely mounted in all classes except modifieds and latemodels. Nets must latch at the top and be operational from inside and outside of the car. Drivers must be able to get out of either side of the car in case of emergency.

  18. Aluminum racing seats with head rest required in all divisions.

  19. Fuel cells mandatory in all divisions unless otherwise noted: Securely mounted behind driver and behind rear firewall. No rigid filler spouts shall pass through body. Fuel cell must be contained in an approved steel container. All fuel cells must have check valve in vent line. Fuel cells must be a minimum of 8" off the ground in all classes unless specific divisions require higher level. Fuel cells must be protected from all sides and located between the frame rails. No notching of frame rails. All fuel pick-ups must be top of tank. Exposed fuel cells must be protected from rear damage by installing steel loop bracing.

  20. Main structure of roll cage must be steel pipe or tubing, a minimum of 1.50 outside diameter with minimum .095 inch wall thickness. No square tubing or galvanized pipe allowed. No exceptions!! Roll bar padding around driver. No armor flex.

SECTION III: Line ups and scoring

  1. Drivers will draw pills each week to determine heat race lineup. The 1, 2, and 3 place finishers from the previous week in the Gladiators and Mini Stocks will start at the rear of their feature. Dq's from the previous week will start all the way at the rear behind the previous winners. All others will line up in the feature according to heat race finish.

  2. All divisions will draw a pill for heat race line ups. The winner of the final heat race for each division will draw a pill to determine the invert for the feature line up.

  3. No heat races for divisions with less than 10 cars.

  4. In case of more than 24 cars the top finishers from the heat races will transfer to the "A" main. All other competitors will compete in "B" main and race for transfer into "A" main.

25-30 cars = 3 heats, top 6 transfer to A main, top 6 of B main transfer to A main

31-40 cars = 4 heats, top 5 transfer to A main, top 4 of B main transfer to A main

41-50 cars = 5 heats, top 4 transfer to A main, top 2 of 2 B mains transfer

If the field is to be set by qualifying: 1-24 cars will line up on redraw or invert

More than 24 the top 16 will be locked in, remainder will transfer from B mains

  1. Pit gate opens at 3:00pm. Drivers meeting will be held at 7:00pm. Racing will begin at 8:00pm. Pill draw cut off is 6:50pm. A driver may have a representative draw a pill for them provided the track has an authorization letter on file. Any driver not attending the drivers meeting will start at the rear of the heat races.

  2. In the event a driver is running late the promoter only will draw a pill for any driver that calls and requests this.

  3. All cars in official lineup must be in designated area at appointed time or start at rear.

  4. Any driver who starts the feature will receive all points for his or her car for that event once the green flag is displayed.

  5. No driver shall be substituted for another without approval of the pit marshal and the head scorer. The substitute driver will start at the rear of the field.

  6. Any driver who starts the feature will receive all the points for his/her car for that event once the green flag is displayed.

  7. No driver shall be substituted for another without the approval of the pit marshal and the head scorer. The substitute driver will start at the rear of the field.

  8. Any driver who enters a race and does not notify the pit marshal and head scorer of a driver change will be disqualified.

  9. You run your assigned heat. Any driver not competing in his/her assigned heat will start at the rear of the field for his/her feature or B main.

  10. The scores lineup is official. Races will not be held up to discuss starting position.

  11. The make-up of championship or special events will be determined by Bubba Raceway Park management.

  12. Bubba Raceway Park has the right to consolidate or otherwise modify the make up of the races if the number of contestants present or other conditions warrant their doing so. Bubba Raceway Park reserves the right to up time limits on any class. Time limit for races are ONE minute per lap.

  13. No driver, car owner, or mechanic shall have any claim for damages, expenses or otherwise against the promoter, Bubba Raceway Park, track operator and the likes, or it's officials, by reason of disqualification or damage to either car or driver, or both and they agree the track is in a safe condition prior to taking part in the racing activities.

  14. All drivers, car owners and pit crew members assume full responsibility for any and all injuries sustained anytime they are in route to or from Bubba Raceway Park.

  15. All drivers and owners must furnish social security number and/or business federal identification number, if applicable, phone number and address to track office before being able to collect winnings. No Exceptions!

  16. Drivers cannot move down more than one division without permission of the management. Division eligibility will be determined by Bubba Raceway Park officials.

  17. Officially assigned numbers at least 18" high, neatly painted on both doors and roof contrasting with car color and highly visible. Infraction of letter size rule shall not cause disqualification, but shall disqualify anyone from protesting scoring or position change.

  18. There will be no four digit numbers or letters allowed.

  19. Anyone entering the scoring tower to contest anything without being asked to do so, will be fined $500.00 and/or disqualified at the discretion of Bubba Raceway Park. This includes any and all members of your crew and car owner.  Fines will have to be payed before you are allowed to return.

  20. After a heat or feature has displayed the green flag a driver can no longer change cars. If a driver changes cars between the heat and feature he must start at the rear of the feature.

  21. Purses should be picked up at the end of the race night. Purses will not be mailed. Purses not claimed within 30 days will go to the drivers point fund.

SECTION IV: Points Breakdown

Feature points Heat Points

1. 50   11. 30   21. 20   31. 10
2. 48   12. 28   22. 20   32. 9
3. 46   13. 27   23. 20   33. 8
4. 44   14. 26   24. 20   34. 7
5. 42   15. 25   25. 6
6. 40   16. 24   26. 5
7. 38   17. 23   27. 4
8. 36   18. 22   28. 3
9. 34   19. 21   29. 2
10. 32  20. 20  30. 1

Each driver not qualifying for the feature race after the heats will receive 15 points. Each driver registering to race for that night will receive 5 points unless there is a disqualification for any reason.

SECTION V: Track Rules

  1. The flagman shall have complete charge of the cars any time they are on the racing surface.

  2. The pit marshal shall be in charge of the pits under the direction of the flagman during race events.

  3. Drivers who do not obey track rules may be subject to disqualification, fines and/or suspension.

  4. A race may be stopped at any time at the discretion of the flagman or officials if they consider it dangerous or unsafe to continue.

  5. Any car causing a race to be stopped, such as a spin out shall be considered as involved in an accident and will go to the rear on restart.

  6. Any contact between two cars and one of them loses control both cars will go to the rear if the caution comes out.

  7. If a car spins out to avoid an accident that has already brought out the caution that driver will regain his position back.

  8. Leader MAY be protected at the tracks discretion.

  9. Deliberate taking someone out will result in being black flagged and possibly suspended.

  10. Standard racing flags will be used in all races.

  11. The race is officially started when the pole car receives the first green flag.

  12. When the red flag comes out all cars must stop and shut off engines unless otherwise instructed by officials.

  13. On a red flag, the driver must remain with the car and may only make adjustments with hands or tire gauge. No tools allowed.

  14. When the caution flag comes out, we will revert back to the last completed lap UNDER green.

  15. If the race is stopped or a caution occurs before completion of the first lap there will be a complete restart. Cars choosing to pit must fall in to the rear of the field for restart.

  16. All restarts until the half way point of the race will be double file.

  17. On double file restarts the leader may choose inside or outside line. The second place car must do the opposite. The rest of the field will remain in position.

  18. On single file restarts everyone will line up behind the leader and may pass on the outside once the green flag is displayed.

  19. No one except drivers and officials will be allowed on the track at any time after the race starts. This means absolutely NO ONE on the racing surface. Anyone caught on the racing surface will cause the driver disqualification, fines or both, at the flagman or promoters discretion. Racing surface begins at the track entrance in the pits.

  20. There will be no communications allowed in any race event. No video cameras or scanners are allowed in the pits.

  21. The yellow flag and light means caution and when given by the flagman, the cars must slow down to parade lap speed.

  22. Any car leaving the racing surface for repairs under the yellow flag will restart at the rear of the field. Any car leaving the racing surface under red flag conditions will be disqualified.

  23. When the black flag is given, the driver must slow down and keep clear of all other cars in the race and must pull into the pits at the first opportunity. After receiving the black flag the 2nd time the driver will not be scored.

  24. When the blue flag with yellow stripe is given, the car or cars given this flag must move to the outside of the track to allow the car or cars that are lapping them to pass without delay.

  25. The white flag means one lap to go.

  26. When the checkered flag is given the lead car, the race is officially over. All other cars will be awarded their positions on the distance traveled in the event that they are not in the same lap as the leader. You must take the checkered flag to win.

  27. All races shall be run until the leader covers the advertised distance or until time limit is up. In the event that unforeseen circumstances prevent the completion of the advertised racing distance, the race will be considered officially completed when the halfway mark has been reached, provided circumstances make it impossible to continue the race within a reasonable time after it has been stopped.

  28. In the event of a car dropping from the lineup as scheduled, the cars will be moved straight up to fill the gap, unless it is the pole sitter, then the field will cross.

  29. Any car jumping the flag. (flag mans discretion)
    1. 1st time on you.
    2. 2nd time to the rear of the field.

  30. There will be no deliberate banging or bumping done on the track. You will be black flagged at the discretion of the flagman.

  31. Any driver who deliberately blocks the track and will not let tow vehicles hook up to his or her car or move it off the track will be disqualified from the rest of the program. There will be a loss of points and money earned and will be fined and/or suspended at the discretion of the Bubba Raceway Park officials.

  32. Intentionally crashing or ramming at any time during the race event will not be tolerated. Driver will be disqualified, fined $100.00 minimum, suspended 1 week, and/or permanently banned at the discretion of Bubba Raceway Park officials.

  33. Any car causing three yellow or red flags or any combination thereof will be disqualified from that race. It is the discretion of the flagman as to who is penalized in a yellow or red flag. Any car that is not competitive, off the pace, excessively being lapped, or considered dangerous to the race in progress can be black flagged.

  34. All drivers must run track approved tires and fuel. (see class rules)

  35. All ballast weights used must be painted white and have car numbers on it mounted by 1/2 inch bolts.

  36. No speeding in the pits. The pits speed limit is 5 mph.

  37. ANY DRIVER /crew member or family of driver or owner of race car/race team that comes inside the scoring tower at ANY time during the race program. Team /driver /owner will be fined $500 dollars and docked 100 points. Must pay fine be for they are allowed to return.

  38. BRP OFFICIALS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO WEIGH ANY CAR AT ANY TIME DURING AN EVENT.

    ANY CAR SPINNING OUT TWICE (2) AND/OR STOPPING ON THE TRACK WHICH BRINGS OUT THE CAUTION FLAG TWICE, WILL BE BLACK FLAGGED AND SENT TO THE PITS.ON INITIAL START OF A RACE, IF CONTACT IS MADE CAUSING A CAR OR CARS TO SPIN OUT, AND NO LAPS ARE COMPLETED; THE CARS INVOLVED WILL GET THEIR RESPECTIVE STARTING SPOTS BACK FOR THE COMPLETE RESTART. IF NO CONTACT IS INVOLVED AND A CAR SPINS OUT ON THE INITIAL START, THAT CAR WILL RESTART IN THE LAST STARTING POSITION.  THIS CALL IS A RACE DIRECTOR DECISION

    ON THE ORIGINAL START OF EVERY RACE.  THE START OF THE RACE IS WHEN BOTH FRONT ROW CARS SIDE BY SIDE AT THE SAME TIME REACH THE ORANGE BARREL/WHITE TRACTOR TIRE IN TURN FOR OR WHEN RACE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES GREEN OVER RACECEIVER. 

    IF A DRIVER JUMPS THE ORIGINAL START OF A RACE, THE CAUTION FLAG WILL COME OUT, AND THE DRIVER JUMPING THE START WILL GO TO THE REAR  (THERE ARE NO WARNINGS) 

    AFTER THE ORIGINAL START LEADER THEN HAS LOW OR HIGH SIDE OPTION AND LEADER WILL START THE RACE BY FIRING BETWEEN THE BLACK SCORE BOARD AND THE ORANGE BARREL.  IF 2nd PLACE DRIVER JUMPS LEADER. 2ND PLACE RACER GOES TO REAR OF THE LONGEST NON LAPPED CARS.  RACE DIRECTOR DECISIONS ON THIS IS FINAL. 

    BRP ACTING RACE DIRECTOR  RESERVE THE RIGHT TO GO A SINGLE-FILE RESTART AT ANY TIME DURING AN EVEN

    BRP OFFICIALS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TECH ANY CAR AT ANY TIME DURING AN EVENT.

    ALL DRIVERS MUST ALWAYS ATTEND THE DRIVERS MEETING, AS IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS CONCERNING THE EVENT, ITS FORMAT, AND PROCEDURES WILL BE GIVEN. DRIVERS CAN BE DQED FOR MISSING DRIVERS MEETING 

    1. UNDER GREEN FLAG OR CAUTION FLAG CONDITIONS, THE BRP RACE DIRECTOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO INVOKE PENALTIES AND/OR SUSPENSIONS OF ANY DRIVER WHOSE ACTIONS ARE DEEMED TO BE OVERLY AGGRESSIVE, OR FALL INTO THE CATEGORY OF ROUGH DRIVING.

    2. DRIVERS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF PENALTIES THAT HAVE BEEN LEVIED BY THE SERIES DIRECTOR. ALL DECISIONS SHALL BE FINAL. 

      1. NOTE: THIS RULE IS NOT INTENDED TO ELIMINATE COMPETITION OR ACCIDENTAL CONTACT; HOWEVER, IS INTENDED THAT DELIBERATE CONTACT AND/OR OVER-DRIVING, WILL BE PENALIZED.

      2. ANY COMPETITOR THAT VERBALLY ABUSES A BRP OFFICIAL BY USING PROFANE AND/OR DISRESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS SUBJECT TO A FINE OF $100 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE, A $300 FINE, A ONE-RACE SUSPENSION AND LOSS OF POINTS FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE, AND MORE THAN TWO OFFENSES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A ONE MONTH OR MORE SUSPENSION AND LOSS OF POINTS.

      3. ANY PHYSICAL CONFRONTATION, EITHER ON THE RACE TRACK OR IN THE PITS, WILL RESULT IN THE AGGRESSOR OR AGGRESSORS BEING SUSPENDED FOR ONE RACE, LOSS OF POINTS, AND FINED $300 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE. THE SECOND OFFENSE WILL BE A SUSPENSION FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON, AND A MINIMUM OF A $500 FINE.

      4. ANY DRIVER WHO ENTERS ANOTHER DRIVER'S PIT AREA WILL BE DEEMED THE AGGRESSOR. AWAY FROM EITHER DRIVERS' PIT AREA, BOTH DRIVERS WILL BE CONSIDERED AGGRESSORS. DRIVERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THEY WILL BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MEMBERS OF THEIR RACE TEAM, AND THE ABOVE PENALTIES WILL APPLY EVEN IF THE DRIVER CONCERNED IS NOT DIRECTLY INVOLVED.

      5. ANY INCIDENTS THAT OCCUR DURING THE LAST FIVE EVENTS OF THE SEASON COULD RESULT IN PENALTIES BEING APPLIED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FOLLOWING SEASON.

      6. ANY INCIDENTS THAT ARE JUDGED TO BE DELIBERATE ACTS OF AGGRESSION, WHETHER ON OR OFF THE TRACK, UNDER GREEN OR CAUTION, WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND A MONETARY FINE TO BE DETERMINED BY BRP OFFICIALS.

      7. BRP OFFICIALS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO INCREASE THE ABOVE PENALTIES, DEPENDING ON THE SEVERITY OF THE INCIDENT.

      8. ANY DISQUALIFICATION OR VIOLATION WILL RESULT IN NO POINTS AND NO MONEY FOR THE EVENT

     

    BRP OFFICIALS ALSO RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REQUEST THE REMOVAL OF ANY DEROGATORY OR DISTASTEFUL STATEMENTS ON ANY RACE CAR, TRAILER OR TRANSPORTER. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS REQUEST FOR REMOVAL MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM SOME OR ALL OF THE BRP EVENTS.

    THE DECISIONS MADE, AND THE DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS TAKEN, BY BRP OFFICIALS HEREUNDER SHALL NOT BE APPEALED BY THE DRIVER, TEAM MEMBER OR TEAM SPONSOR AFFECTED THEREBY.

    PLEASE NOTE: BY ENTERING, QUALIFYING AND/OR RACING IN A BRP EVENT, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS AS BEING THOSE UNDER WHICH YOU ARE PREPARED TO RACE. ANY DRIVER ENTERING AND COMPETING IN A BRP EVENT ACKNOWLEDGES AND ACCEPTS THE FOLLOWING: BRP AND ITS ASSIGNS MAY USE THE DRIVERS NAMES, PICTURES, LIKENESS, AND PERFORMANCES IN ANY WAY, MEDIUM, OR MATERIAL; INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BY AND THROUGH, TELEVISION, RADIO, AIR WAVE: CABLE AND SATELLITE BROADCASTS, FILM PRODUCTIONS, VIDEOTAPE REPRODUCTIONS, AUDIOTAPE REPRODUCTIONS, TRANSMISSIONS OVER THE INTERNET, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ON-LINE SERVICES AUTHORIZED BY BRP AND THE LIKE, BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE EVENT, FOR PROMOTING, ADVERTISING, RECORDING OR REPORTING IN THE EVENT OR ANY OTHER BRP  EVENT, AND DUE HEREBY RELINQUISH ALL RIGHTS THERE TO FOR THESE PURPOSES, PROVIDED HOWEVER, THAT THE CAR OWNER AND DRIVER SHALL RETAIN THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF ITS OR HIS NAME; PICTURE AND LIKENESS IN CONNECTION WITH PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS AND THE SALE OF PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONCESSIONS AND MERCHANDISE. 

SECTION VI: Protests

     Protest Fees:
     $1000.00 whole car front to back top to bottom (120 minutes)
     $600.00 for complete motor (90 minutes)
     $300.00 for the top end (including bore & stroke) (45 minutes)
     $100.00 for rear end (30 minutes)
     $100.00 for torque converter or clutch assembly and flywheel (30 minutes)
     $50.00 for front suspension (30 minutes)
     $50.00 for rear suspension (30 minutes)
     $50.00 for manual transmission side cover only (30 minutes)
     $25.00 for all other minor items (30 minutes)

  1. Bubba Raceway Park officials have the right to confiscate any illegal parts!!!

  2. Drivers who do not attend the drivers meeting waive their right to protest.

  3. Visual protests must be given in writing to the tech man BEFORE the drivers meeting.

  4. Any driver finishing on the lead lap may protest.

  5. In order to protest the protesting driver must submit in writing, with the cash, the items to be protested on which car, to the tech man while the cars are in tech. All protests must be completed within 10 minutes of completion of the feature race.

  6. Cash only for protests.

  7. The track has the right to protest any driver at any time during the race program, at no cost to the track or it's official.

  8. NO COUNTER PROTESTING.

  9. All cars being protested will be allowed a 30 minute cool down time in a designated area by the tech man. If the car has not started being torn down within 30 minutes the driver is DQ'd.

  10. Only one person from the protesting car and a maximum of two (2) from car being protested will be allowed in the tech area. The driver may also be present with his/her car.

  11. Track and it's officials have the right to turn down any protest at any time. We will not tolerate grudge protesting.

  12. The track has the right to inspect, P & G, check fuel or tires, if necessary on any car at any time. It is the drivers responsibility to have the car available for inspection.

  13. No payoff money will be paid until all protests are final in that division.

  14. Any car found illegal will forfeit all prize money and points earned in that event.

  15. Any driver who fails to tear down a car for inspection will forfeit money and points for that event.

  16. The track reserves the right to tear down the next car in line if a car is found illegal.

  17. All tech decisions will be considered final.

  18. Changes to rules will be located in the addendums section and will be done so with a weeks notice.

  19. Any driver wishing to claim a part from another car per division rules must finish on the lead lap behind the person with the parts being claimed. Anyone refusing a parts claim will be disqualified. 10% of the protest money will go to the tech man and 10% will go to the drivers point fund.

SECTION VIII: RaceCeivers

  1. EACH BRP RACING PARTICIPANT WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE A RACECEIVER ONE WAY RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICE (AVAILABLE TO BUY OR RENT AT BRP OFFICE) TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATION FROM THE BRP RACE DIRECTOR DURING ALL EVENTS. EVENTS INCLUDE THE HOT LAPS, TIME TRIALS, HEAT RACES, CONSI FEATURES AND THE A-MAIN EVENT. GENERALLY, THE DRIVER SHOULD HAVE HIS RACECEIVER INSTALLED AND TUNED IN TO THE DESIGNATED FREQUENCY WITH THE VOLUME TURNED UP TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATIONS AT ANY TIME THEY HAVE THEIR HELMET ON AND ARE PREPARED TO COMPETE. THIS WOULD INCLUDE THE TIMES DURING LINE-UP AND THE RUNNING OF THE EVENT AND UNTIL RETURNING TO THEIR OWN PIT SPACE.

  2. DRIVERS NEED TO MAKE SURE THEIR RACECEIVERS ARE TURNED ON AND IN WORKING ORDER BEFORE THEY GO ON THE RACE TRACK. BRP  OFFICIALS CAN COMMUNICATE A REQUEST FOR YOU TO THE RACE DIRECTOR FOR A RACECEIVER RADIO CHECK. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DRIVER TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE A NEW BATTERY INSTALLED IN THEIR RACECEIVERS AT EACH EVENT. REMOVE THE BATTERY FROM THE RACECEIVER EACH TIME YOU COME BACK TO YOUR PIT AREA. KEEP SPARE BATTERIES WITH YOU AT THE TRACK.

    SHOULD YOUR RACECEIVER NOT WORK PROPERLY, REMOVE THE BATTERY AND PUT IT BACK IN TO RESET THE UNIT. IF THAT DOESN'T FIX THE PROBLEM, TRY PUTTING IN A NEW BATTERY. IF IT STILL DOESN'T WORK, CONSULT WITH A BRP USA OFFICIAL.

    IF A DRIVER DOES NOT HAVE A WORKING RACECEIVER THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RACE

    IF DRIVER IS IN TECH AFTER THE RACES OR HAS BEEN STOPPED ON THE TRACK BY A BRP OFFICAL AND DOES NOT HAVE A RACECEIVER DRIVER WILL BE DQED ON THE SPOT AND FINED 100 dollars. DRIVER WILL NOT GET ANY POINTS FOR THAT EVENT AND MUST SETTLE UP FINE BEFORE THEY CAN RACE AGAIN AT BRP

SECTION VII: Closing

  1. It is the responsibility of the competitor to obtain and become familiar with the current rules pertaining to the division in which he/she chooses to participate. Any item not covered in the division rules must be stock or approved by Bubba Raceway Park management. If any item being considered is not in your rules, competitor is required to contact management for a judgment as to acceptability. The rules and regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for orderly conduct of racing events. These rules shall govern the conditions of all events, and by participating in these events all participants are deemed to have obtained, read, and understood a copy of the current rules, and complied with these rules. No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publication of or compliance with these rules and regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.

  2. Any drivers receiving end of year points money or trophies must attend the end of year banquet. Failure to attend the banquet will result in forfeiture of points money.

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