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OVR Rallycross PE 9, Duel in the Dirt

SCCA - Ohio Valley Region - Rallycross

Saturday, October 20, 2012
National Trail Raceway, Hebron, OH

Registration closed October 18, 2012 11:59 PM on October 18, 2012 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends October 18, 2012 11:59 PM on October 18, 2012 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens August 26, 2012 12:00 AM on August 26, 2012 12:00 AM EDT Registration runs from August 26, 2012 12:00 AM to October 18, 2012 11:59 PM


Ohio Valley Region Rallycross Points Event 8

Duel in the Dirt

Saturday, October 20 2012

National Trails Raceway, Overflow Lot 'C'

Hebron, OHIO




8:00AM-9:30AM Walk-in Registration ($10 Late Fee Applies) NO WALKUP REGISTRATION AFTER 9:45AM

8:00AM-9:30AM Online Registration Check-in  

8:00AM-9:30AM Tech Inspection open

8:45AM-9:30AM Course open for walking

9:45AM-10:00AM Mandatory All Driver's Meeting

10:00AM First Heat Workers report to COLIN

10:10AM First heat drivers report to grid

10:15AM First car on course

After last car - Trophy Presentation

12:00PM Duel in the Dirst Driver's meeting

12:30PM First Duel

After finals - Trophy Presentation


Duel in the Dirt:

A double-elimination tournament where two cars run head-to-head around a circuit.  First car back to its respective start line wins the round.  Best two of three rounds wins the Duel.  


 Event Location:


National Trail Raceway - Overflow Lot 'C'

2650 National Rd SW

Hebron OH 43025

Officials and Contacts

Chair Michael Paktinat junk@paktinat.com




On-Line SCCA members: $45

On-Line Non-SCCA members: $60 - included is a $15 weekend membership, which can be applied to a full-on membership



 We are using Motorsportsreg.com as our registration site in an effort to consolidate with the rest of the OVR clubs. 


This format consists of two cars on a full circuit course racing to complete one lap and return to their start/finish line before the other car. The format is a double elimination tournament with each Duel being the best two of three runs.


Tournament Seeding:
The tournament seeding will be determined by the morning points event.
AWD and 2WD cars will be seeded separately on the same tournament bracket.
Neccesary runs will be given to the lowest seeds.
Contenders that are eliminated in the tournament will be re-seeded in a Second chance bracket.
1st and 2nd place will be determined by the primary bracket, while 3rd and 4th will be determined by the second chance bracket.

Two Driver Cars:
The drivers of two driver cars will be seeded separately.
In the event that both drivers meet in a Duel, the drivers will take their runs separately which will be timed by the judges. The quickest driver will be declared the winner of the run.
Times will not be disclosed.

Cars will start perpendicular to the track in a "starting box" to the left of their start/finish line.
The judge at each line will stage their car and then indicate to the starter in the middle of the track that the car is ready.
The starter will use an arm-drop to begin the round.

Each car is FORGIVEN one pylon per run.
Hitting a second pylon, or missing a gate is a DNF and the win will go to the other car.
If a red flag is given for a safety issue that is not related to a de-bead or mechanical issue, the cars will return to their starting boxes and the run will be restarted.

Cars will complete one lap and cross their start/finish line.

Determining a winner:
The judge who believes their car was the first to cross their start/finish line after completing a whole lap will raise a flag.
The judges and starter may not confer about the winner until one has been declared.
If only one judge has raised a flag, the judges are assumed in agreement and a winner of the run is declared.
If both judges raise their flags, the result is declared in dispute and another run is taken.
When one car of a Duel has been declared the winner for two runs, that car is is declared the winner of the Duel and advances to the next tier.

If a debead or mechanical failure occurs that causes the run to be stopped, the causing car is declared DNF and loses the run.
A 10 minute mechanical will be given to the failing car for the first failure, and the Duel is put on hold.
If the car cannot return to the line in 10 minutes, or a second de-bead or mechanical failure occurs, the whole Duel is forfeit.

Finally the winners of AWD and 2WD will compete for ultimate glory and bragging rights.


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SCCA - Ohio Valley Region - Rallycross
Contact Michael Paktinat
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National Trail Raceway
Location Hebron, OH
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