Practice

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Practice

There are a number of situations where the Out Grid must be Pit Marshall controlled for Practice.

If you are acting as Pit Marshall you must be aware of the following requirements.

 

 

Q5        OFFICIAL PRACTICE, TUNING RUNS, PRACTICE AND TRACK AVAILABLE FOR TESTING:

 

Q5.1 GENERAL: KartSport New Zealand Rules, Regulations, Codes and Specifications apply at all times. This includes when the track is available for Testing, Practice, Tuning Runs, Official Practice and Competition.

 

Drivers must be correctly clothed at all times. (Rule G3.2)

The following class groupings are the only class groupings permitted:

Cadet Raket and Cadet ROK may run together.

Vortex Mini ROK must run alone.

Junior ClubSport LO206, Junior ClubSport 120, Junior 100cc Yamaha, Formula Junior, 125 Rotax Max Junior and Vortex ROK DVS Junior may run together

All Senior classes may run together.

At all times drivers must meet the age limits, as per Rule E3, for the class of kart being driven.

Karts must travel around the circuit in the same direction.

Karts must leave and enter the pit area via the correct exit and entry.

Karts must not be driven in or through the pit area.

Karts must not be worked on at the circuit edge.

Karts must be pulled well clear of the circuit if a break down occurs.

Karts may only be refuelled in the pit area. Refuelling is NOT permitted on the Out Grid nor any area of the circuit.

 

Q5.2        OFFICIAL PRACTICE: Responsibility for management of the rules rests with KartSport New Zealand officials in attendance.

All Flag Marshalls (R3.17) and First Aid personnel (Q6) must be in attendance.

On track activity will be controlled by the Race Director.

Out Grid must be Pit Marshal controlled.

Karts may be randomly scrutineered at the end of their respective practice sessions.

Karts must have 4 number plates with numbers. (Rule L2).

Transponders must be fitted and working.

Practice will be in timed sessions or laps for each class.

 

Q5.3        TUNING RUNS: Responsibility for management of the rules rests with KartSport New Zealand officials in attendance.

Used on a race day prior to competition. Limited to short runs of a few laps.

All other requirements for official practice apply.

 

Q5.4        PRACTICE: Responsibility for management of the rules rests with the convenor or host club.

Grid must be Pit Marshal controlled.

Timed sessions or laps for each class. (Rule R3.10)