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"FAT KAT CHALLENGE - DAY 2" Aug 12


Southern Alberta Solosport Club

Sunday, August 12, 2018
YYC old Park 'n Jet, Calgary, Alberta


Registration closed August 10, 2018 7:00 PM on August 10, 2018 7:00 PM MDT Registration ends August 10, 2018 7:00 PM on August 10, 2018 7:00 PM MDT Registration opens June 29, 2018 12:00 AM on June 29, 2018 12:00 AM MDT Registration runs from June 29, 2018 12:00 AM to August 10, 2018 7:00 PM


 

OVERTIME RENTALS ‘FAT KAT’ Challenge

SASC Hosted Event
August 11-12, 2018

Event Format

This is a 2 day “Challenge” event. Single day entries are allowed, but may not ensure participation in the ‘FAT KAT’ Challenge format Sunday afternoon. Saturday participants will compete not only for SASC Event #10 championship points, but will also qualify for the top 32 spots of the 48 car 'FAT KAT' Challenge on Sunday afternoon. Competitor’s single best times, from each Saturday session, will be used for challenge qualifying times based on PAX index. Saturday morning times set the first 16 ‘FAT KAT’ Challenge qualifiers, Saturday afternoon times set the next 16 ‘FAT KAT’ Challenge qualifiers, for the top 32 spots of the ‘FAT KAT’ Challenge. Sunday will consist of a new course.


Prequalified competitors will seed themselves in the challenge and remaining  competitors will be qualifying for the final 16 spots of 48 cars 'FAT KAT' Challenge, based
on PAX index. Competitors not qualifying for the 'FAT KAT' Challenge will be seeded in a Consolation Challenge, based on RAW index. Sunday afternoon the Consolation Challenge will be run, not only for bragging rights, but also for a $100 winner’s prize. The 3 separate 16 car ‘FAT KAT’ elimination run groups will face off in their run group elimination challenges, to determine the final 3 competitors. These final 3 competitors will be allowed 1 run each to determine their final placement in the “FAT KAT" Challenge, with prize money awarded as follows:

1st Place $500.00
2nd Place $300.00
3rd Place $100.00

Event Operations


Entry is limited to the first 96 paid registrants on MotorsportReg.com.

  • Weekend entry fee is $80 for WCMA club affiliated members, $120 for non-members.
  • On site e-transfer payment $120 for club members, $160 for non-members.
  • Single day entry fee is $50 for WCMA club affiliated members, $70 for non-members.
  • On site e-transfer payment $70 for club members, $90 for non-members.
  • No onsite registration will be permitted

CASH WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED AT ANY SASC EVENTS. Online payment via credit card, pre-paid credit card or Visa debit card is preferred, however on site e-transfer payments (sent to pay.sasc@gmail.com with the password as "southern") will also be accepted, a screen shot of the e-transfer must be shown to the workers at the onsite checkin. 

All competitors are required to work one Heat for each run session they participate in.

Sunday afternoon the 48 PAX qualifiers will be seeded in 1 of 3 run groups to participate in the Elimination Challenge, determining the final 3 competitors for the “FAT KAT” Challenge.
Qualifying competitors sharing the same car will be entered in to separate Challenge Elimination Groups.
Also Sunday afternoon the Consolation RAW qualifiers will be seeded to participate in the Consolation Elimination Challenge.

Elimination Challenge Procedures:


Each challenge competitor will be required to work another challenge.
Elimination Challenge eliminates 50% of competitors in each round;
16 cars – 8 cars – 4 cars – 2 cars – Final “FAT KAT” Challenge Qualifier
Each competitor will be “dialed in” based on their best individual scratch qualifying
time, not PAX time.
Any Competitor “breaking out” from this dial in time will be assigned a new “dial in”
time equal to 1.5 times the “break out” for the next round.

Example:
Dial In time 60.00 secs
Run time 59.00 secs
1.0 second break out times 1.5 = New Dial In time 58.50 secs
In the event of a tie, the round will be rerun.
If a vehicle breaks the competitor may only use another vehicle within the same class.

Saturday
07:00 Site Open, Course Setup
07:30 Competitor Check In. Check-In Closes at 9:00 AM
Tech Open for Annual SASC Tech Sticker
08:00 Course Open for Walking
09:00 Mandatory Driver's Meeting
09:30 Competition Runs Start Time
Minimum of 3 runs am & pm with course revision at noon
18:00 Site Closes

 

For those that wish to take part in the championship please read the following. Saturday, August 10th will also doublt as a club championship event (Event #10). Please note that participation in the championship is not mandatory.

1. STREET - All street classes 
2. STOUR – All Street Touring (ST) classes, Classic American Muscle (CAM) classes and Solo Spec Coupe (SSC) 
3. PREPMOD – All Prepared classes, Street Prepared (SP) classes, Street Modified (SM) classes, Modified classes and SSR
4. LADIES  
5. ROOKIE1
6. OPEN/CHALLENGE – The catchall/fun class (PAX of 1.0) 

1. A Rookie is defined as someone who is a 1st year regular participant. Previous year random/occasional participation still allows for Rookie qualification. 3rd year participant no longer qualifies for Rookie, regardless of the number of events. Any 1st year regular participant does not qualify for 2nd year Rookie participation.

Scoring will be based on a best 7 of 14 events format and a minimum of two (2) scores must be used from each venue (Fort Macleod & YYC). Scoring within each of the above superclasses will be based on PAX/RTP of the applicable class. All of the day’s count as a single event except practice events.

PAX/RTP values can be found here: https://www.autoxandtrack.com/scca-autocross-2018-pax-index-comparison/

Sound Policy
We have a strict sound policy; The measurement will be taken at a point where the vehicle can reasonably be expected to be under load at full throttle. The measuring point will be 50 feet from the edge of the course using an ANSI Type 2 sound meter set to “A” weighting, “Slow” response. The microphone will be placed 3-4 feet above ground level, positioned perpendicular to vehicle direction of travel. Measurement will be taken at a minimum of 1 sound station but usually 2, rules apply for both stations. 

If a vehicle registers a reading between 91.0-92.9dB the driver(s) will be given a courtesy warning that they are near the limit. 

If a vehicle registers a reading at 93.0dB or greater the driver must make a mechanical change to the vehicle (ex. install a turn-down1, install a silencer, close an exhaust valve(s)2 etc.), the mechanical change must be shown to and accepted by the Event Chair or other SASC Executive member prior to the next run. A “mechanical delay” is permissible to make this change. If during the next run the driver(s) registers a second reading at 93.0dB or greater that vehicle will not be allowed to continue running (for both drivers in case of a two driver car). 

Vehicles that register below the 92.9dB maximum in the measured section(s) of the course but are found to be excessively loud (eg. exhaust backfire, tire squeal etc.) in other sections of the course may also not be allowed to continue running if so deemed by the Event Chair or other SASC Executive member. 

Drivers of vehicles that blow over within their first two runs will receive their money back should they be unable to make a successful mechanical change and not able to continue their runs in a different vehicle. If the vehicle blows over after the first two runs refunds will not be issued.

Please note that this also applies to showroom stock vehicles, we are aware that there are a very small handful of unmodified cars (ex. Porsche 911 GT3 and Ford Mustang 350R) that can exceed the 92.9dB maximum, these vehicles must still adhere to the sound policy.  

Our sound policy is based on the SCCA’s which can be found in Appendix 1 of the rules located here: https://www.scca.com/pages/solo-cars-and-rules

1. Turndowns can only be installed pointing directly upwards, downwards, or rearwards, pointing the turndown 90° away from the sound meter is not allowed. 
2. Exhaust valves that are adjustable electronically via the push of a button inside the vehicle are acceptable. 



Rules & Regulations 
•   No alcohol or drugs at the venue, zero tolerance 
•   No stunting/drifting/burnouts/hooning at any of our events
•   You must obey all posted speed limits and drive respectfully on surrounding roads, those seen stunting, speeding or driving recklessly will be banned from future events 
•   This is a volunteer based sport, in order to drive you must also work, those that don’t work their assignment both in the morning and afternoon will be banned from future events
•   When competing, your personal vehicle insurance is void, if you attempt to make a claim that is considered insurance fraud. In the event of an incident the SASC will fully cooperate with insurance companies. The SASC carries insurance to protect the venue. 

The ASN Autoslalom regs can be found here:
http://www.asncanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ASN-2017-Autoslalom-Regulations-R.pdf

Valid helmets for Autoslalom competition in the 2018 season are:

•   FIA 8860-2004
•   FIA 8860-2010
•   Snell 2015 SA, or 2015 M
•   Snell 2010 SA, 2010 SAH, or 2010 M
•   Snell 2005 SA, or 2005 M (expiry 31.12.2018)
•   SFI Foundation 31.1/2015
•   SFI Foundation 31.1/2010
•   SFI Foundation 31.1/2005 (expiry 31.12.2018)

Starting in 2018 all helmets must pass a tech inspection, acceptable helmets will have a sticker affixed allowing their use in the 2018 season. 

SCCA Rules & Car Classing Information can be found here:
https://www.scca.com/pages/solo-cars-and-rules


Tech & Helmet Inspection
All vehicles will be checked by the Tech Steward or designate before they are allowed to compete, once a vehicle passes tech inspection a sticker is affixed to the inside of the windshield allowing the vehicle to compete for the duration of the 2018 season. A Tech Inspection includes but is not limited to: 

•   Vehicle is in the correct class 
•   No loose objects inside the passenger compartment 
•   Static brake test
•   Battery is secure (no bungee cables/cords allowed)
•   No leaks
•   No excessive wheel play
•   A valid helmet (a sticker will be affixed to the helmet after inspection, sticker is valid for the duration of the 2018 season)  

The vehicle owner/driver is still ultimately responsible for the condition of the vehicle and must ensure that it is safe to operate.

 

 

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Venue

YYC old Park 'n Jet
Location Calgary, Alberta
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