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Thursday Night Thunder Track Day #1 @ The Mile
May 13, 2021
The Milwaukee Mile – West Allis, WI
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SCCA Sanction Number: 21-TERG-55689
HELD UNDER THE 2021 SCCA TRACK EVENT RULES (TER)
Milwaukee Region SCCA presents the first of four Track Day events held on the Milwaukee Mile road course in 2021. These are weeknight track day events that start in the afternoon and run until dusk. This particular weeknight event is on THURSDAY. Thus we'll be running three (3) groups with each group getting three (3) 20-minute sessions on-track. This is the 2021 Thursday Night Thunder Track Day #1 event. As always you get lots of seat time for a reasonable price. See our website, milwaukeetrackdays.com for more information
Entry fees for this event:
Track Day - SCCA Member: $180
Track Day - SCCA Non-member: $210
**State Fair is charging a $6.00 parking fee to enter the fairgrounds. This fee will be waived only for those that are pre-registered.
Pre-registration closes Tuesday May 11, 2021 @ 1159PM.
2021 THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER AT THE MILE - SCHEDULE [approximate times]
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM On-site Registration / Check-In at Infield Media Center
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Technical Inspection (Novice drivers must inspected by 3:15 PM)
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Corner Worker Meeting
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Mandatory Track Day Drivers Meeting at Infield Media Center
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM Mandatory Group 3 drivers meeting [Infield Media Center]
4:00 PM - 4:20 PM Track Day Group 1
4:25 PM - 4:45 PM Track Day Group 2
4:50 PM - 5:10 PM Track Day Group 3
5:15 PM - 5:35 PM Track Day Group 1
5:40 PM - 6:00 PM Track Day Group 2
6:05 PM - 6:25 PM Track Day Group 3
6:30 PM - 6:50 PM Track Day Group 1
6:55 PM - 7:15 PM Track Day Group 2
7:20 PM - 7:40 PM Track Day Group 3
7:45 PM - 8:15 PM Clean-up / Debriefing
- Track Day Group 1: Advanced to expert high-performance driving skills
- Track Day Group 2: Intermediate high-performance driving skills
- Track Day Group 3: Beginning high-performance driving skills
Drivers may be required to work a flag station during one or more
sessions when their run group is not on course as directed by the Chief
Steward or Safety Steward.
Thursday Night Thunder Track Day #1
Milwaukee Region SCCA
May 13, 2021 – The Milwaukee Mile – West Allis, WI
Sanction Number: 21-TERG-55689
Held under the 2021 SCCA Time Trials Rules (TTR)
A. These events are organized by the Milwaukee Region of Sports Car Club of America, Inc. (SCCA) and will be held under the 2021 SCCA Track Event Rules (TER) except as amended by these Supplemental Regulations.
B. Purpose: These Track Day events are designed to be NON-COMPETITIVE opportunities for participants to learn first-hand from experienced instructors and to practice repeatedly, at safe non-racing speeds, the basic principles and skills upon which the sport of motor racing is based. Track Day events may be limited to the first 60 entries per event.
C. Registration Information and Entry Fees
1. ON-LINE REGISTRATION for these events is available. Please go to MotorSportReg and navigate to the calendar entries for these events: https://milwaukeescca.motorsportreg.com/events/milwaukee-scca-thursday-night-thunder-track-day-1-mile-648456
All event and additional information is available at http://milwaukeetrackdays.com/ or https://scca-milwaukee.org/
2. Event Registrar: Rob Bedelis W233 County Road S Hartford, WI 53027 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Important dates regarding entries for this event A late fee of $25.00 may be added to all entries entered/received after 11:59 PM on the respective Tuesday May 11th, 2021.Returned/NSF checks and declined credit card numbers will be assessed a $50.00 fee ($25 fee plus $25 late fee). A cancellation fee of $15.00 will be deducted from all refund notifications received after 11:59 PM on Tuesday May 11th, 2021
4. Online pre-registration closes at 11:59 PM on Tuesday May 11th, 2021. Late online registration will be available until 4PM of the event date.
5. In the event of forecast of inclement weather, events will typically proceed as scheduled.
6. Entry fees for this event ( SCCA Member / Non-member):
Track Day: $180 SCCA Member / $210 SCCA Non-Member
3:30 pm - 3:50 pm MANDATORY Track Day Drivers Meeting – Infield Media Center
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm MANDATORY Group 3 drivers meeting [Infield Media Center]
7. Milwaukee Region SCCA reserves the right to refuse any entry for any reason.
D. Participant Requirements
1. Drivers MUST possess a valid state driver's license.
2. All drivers 15-17 years of age must contact event officials before the event in order to submit a completed SCCA MS-L minor waiver (Form MS-L).
3. Current SCCA membership is required. Weekend memberships will be available at registration.
4. All participants, including drivers, workers, crew members, and guests must sign the SCCA Release and Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (Form # 9716).
5. Any driver found to have driven on course in any vehicle before having properly completed the waiver signing process or submitting a completed tech inspection form will be disqualified from the event with no refund of entry fee and will be removed from the premises.
6. Drivers and participants are responsible for conduct of all guests on site during the event.
7. Consumption of alcohol by any legal-age participant, guest, volunteer, or worker is prohibited until the last session of the day has concluded. Use of narcotics or other dangerous drugs is prohibited at all times. Violators will be removed from the premises.
8. All drivers may be required to work a flag station during one or more sessions when their run group is not on course as directed by the Chief Steward or Safety Steward.
1. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SUBMIT A TECH INSPECTION FORM FOR THEIR VEHICLE
E. ELIGIBILITY OF VEHICLES:
1. Any vehicle that is judged to be in an unsafe operating condition at any time during the event shall be prohibited from further participation until the deficiency is corrected and re-inspected by tech inspection personnel.
2. Any vehicle may be randomly inspected at any time during the event at the organizer’s discretion.
3. All loose items must be removed from the outside and inside of the vehicle.
4. All cameras or recording devices must be securely mounted and tethered.
5. All vehicles must provide factory original (or better) seats that are securely mounted, seatbelts (SFI or FIA rated are recommended), and roll-over protection for both driver and in-car instructor (if used).
6. Hardtop and targa top vehicles are allowed.
7. Convertible vehicles operating with the factory roll-over protection system are allowed. Other convertibles not equipped with a factory roll-over protection system should be equipped with either a factory hardtop or a 4-point roll bar.
8. Vehicles that are in compliance with SCCA road race [Sports prototype racers and formula cars excluded], solo, rally or time trial rules are allowed.
9. Drivers of open-top vehicles should use arm restraints or run with the top up.
10. Drivers of open-wheel cars must contact the event organizers for permission to participate.
F. Driver Safety Equipment
1. While on course, all participants shall wear a safety helmet meeting Snell SA2010 / M2010 or later specifications.
2. All drivers in open, convertible, targa, or T-top cars running with the roof panels removed must wear suitable eye protection, i.e., goggles, bubble shield, or face shield on full-face helmets.
G. Event Conduct SPEED LIMITS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE CHIEF INSTRUCTOR. THE SPEED LIMITS MAY BE RAISED OR LOWERED BASED ON TRACK CONDITIONS AND THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CHIEF STEWARD, CHIEF INSTRUCTOR AND SAFETY STEWARD.
1. Track Day driver groupings will be assigned prior to the event and will be based on completion of the Experience Level section of the Entry Form.
2. An instructor shall be available to each participant in a Track Day run group.
3. An instructor shall ride with each Track Day student until the Chief Instructor authorizes the student to drive alone.
4. Passing will only be allowed in those sessions designated as passing sessions by the Chief Instructor. Passing will be allowed ONLY in designated passing zones. All passes can only be made after the car to be overtaken has acknowledged the presence of the overtaking car and signaled on which side the pass is to be made by a hand signal (point-by). Use of a turn signal is not considered a valid means of signaling.
5. Any driver who spins or leaves the course with all four wheels off course must return immediately to the pits and may not return to the course until authorized by the Chief Steward or Safety Steward. A vehicle re-inspection by the Chief Technical Inspector or Safety Steward may also be required prior to returning to the course.
6. If a vehicle has become inoperable or stuck in a run-off area, the session will be stopped until the vehicle is removed.
7. The only passengers allowed in any vehicle on course during any Track Day session are the instructors which are approved for that event. No other persons may ride along in any capacity. Violation will result in removal from the event. Participants may ride as passengers in instructor vehicles.
8. Passengers other than instructors may be allowed at the organizer’s discretion.
9. CORNER FLAGS
The following flags and their meanings shall be explained at the driver’s meeting and used at this event:
i) GREEN - when displayed, the green flag indicates that the course is clear.
ii) YELLOW - MOTIONLESS - take care, danger, slow down, NO PASSING, YELLOW - WAVED - great danger, slow down, be prepared to stop, NO PASSING.
iii) RED - The session has been stopped. Clear the course for emergency traffic by stopping off course to the right as far as practical. Do not move until directed by a worker or official.
iv) BLACK - There is a problem with your driving or your vehicle. Proceed to the pits at a reduced rate of speed and stop about midway through the pit lane for consultation. Black flags will be shown at start/finish and Corner 6.
v) BLUE WITH DIAGONAL YELLOW STRIPE - another driver is following you. Be prepared to signal at the next designated passing zone.
vi) ORANGE WITH YELLOW STRIPE - Debris on course, proceed with caution.
vii) CHECKERED - The session has ended. Please return to the pits at the end of this lap. Checkered flags will be shown at Start / Finish and also at Corner 7.
H. Pits, Grid, & Paddock
1. As per SCCA General Competition Rules, the hot pits shall be defined as the area between the chain-link fence and the trackside concrete wall.
2. The entire track property is considered paddock. Rules will be enforced accordingly for all participants which includes crew and guests. Access to certain portions of the track property will be limited or prohibited.
3. No paddocking or parking allowed on access road(s). It may be necessary to limit support vehicles in the paddock. Car trailers are to be moved if so directed by event officials. Any vehicle or trailer parked in violation of the event official's instructions may be towed away.
4. A SLOW, SAFE AND PRUDENT speed limit in the paddock will be observed and enforced.
5. Proper credentials, closed-toe shoes and shirts are required in the pits, grid, and false grid areas.
6. Smoking is prohibited in the pits, grid and false grid areas.
7. No person shall ride on the bodywork of participating cars, tow cars, or on trailers.
8. Drivers will be informed at driver’s meeting if there are any unstaffed corners.
9. All trash must be placed in provided receptacles. All tires MUST be removed from the track property.
10. On-site fueling will not be available. Entrants are strongly encouraged to fuel their vehicles prior to arriving at event.
11. Caution should be used when refueling in the paddock.
I. Sound Control
1. Maximum sound reading allowed per TTR is 100 dB measured at 50ft distance.
J. Event Insurance
1. Overall liability coverage for the event is $15 million. SCCA Member medical coverage is up to $1,000,000 per person; non-SCCA member medical coverage is $30,000 per person.
2. National SCCA, the Milwaukee Region, and The Milwaukee Mile are not responsible for any damage to personal vehicles or other personal items. Event insurance does not provide coverage for damage to participant vehicles.
K. Organizer’s Contact: Milwaukee Region SCCA, c/o Rob Bedelis, W233 County Road S, Hartford, WI 53027. Phone: (262) 573-7375 Email: email@example.com.
TE/TT Event Lead: Rob Bedelis
Novice Coach: Justin Gaver
TE/TT Technical Inspector: Jim Stollenwerk
TE/TT Safety Steward: Rob Bedelis
Milwaukee Mile Speedway Regulations:
- Minors, pets, pit vehicles – All minors must be under the direct supervision and accompanied by their parent(s) or acting guardian(s) AT ALL TIMES. No pets are allowed at the Speedway without the express written consent of The Milwaukee Mile. Unlicensed motorcycles, mini-bikes, motor scooters, mopeds, ATV’s, golf carts, etc. are only allowed on The Milwaukee Mile infield. Licensed drivers age 16 and above are the only Club support members allowed to use or operate Club support vehicles.
- Camping – Limited tent and motorhome camping is available. Some electrical hookups are available but no sewer or water hookups. Reservations should be made through the RV Park. Camping permits must be displayed at all times as well as electric cord tags. No fireworks or external sound systems are allowed at any time. No open flames or fires are permitted; however contained barbecues and camping stoves are permitted.
- The Milwaukee Mile reserves the right to amend or modify these Supplemental Regulations at any time without notice. Persons who violate these rules will be subject to removal without refund or recourse.