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The 2014 Waterford Hills Vintage Races

Event Requirements


Registration closed July 26, 2014 11:59 PM on July 26, 2014 11:59 PM EDT Registration ends July 26, 2014 11:59 PM on July 26, 2014 11:59 PM EDT Registration opens February 18, 2014 12:00 AM on February 18, 2014 12:00 AM EST Registration runs from February 18, 2014 12:00 AM to July 26, 2014 11:59 PM

VINTAGE VEHICLE REGULATIONS

GENERAL
Specific vintage vehicle regulations will be referred back to the participant’s major sanctioning bodies current rules. Where variations do exist, WHRRI will attempt to accommodate you under the rules of the sanctioning body with which you normally compete. However, such variances should be reviewed in advance to ensure proper grouping/classification (Contact whrrivintage@gmail.com) to discuss in detail. Be prepared to show proof of validity (published sanctioning body rules and log book) upon request.

OVERALL GENERAL: Body, Brakes, Chassis, Electrical, Engine, Fuel System, Suspension, Steering, Tires, Transmission and Wheels should meet the specifications of the current groups sanctioning body.

VINTAGE SAFETY EQUIPMENT


ROLL BARS
All Post War and later vehicles are required to have Roll Bars and it is highly recommended for all others. These bars must be constructed of sufficient structure and height to provide adequate protection in case of rollover; SCCA Roll Bar Standards are recommended. Any person unable to comply with this rule is requested to contact whrrivintage@gmail.com for a review of his/her case and possible dispensation. Window nets or arm restraints are mandatory.

SEAT BELTS
All cars must be equipped with an SCCA, IMSA, PSCR, USRRC, CART or NASCAR approved 5-point (minimum) driver restraint system composed of a 3" wide lap belt, anti submarine strap or straps, and 2 inch wide minimum, (3" wide strongly recommended) shoulder harness straps. Shoulder harness straps may not be attached to the same point in a "Y" configuration. All straps must be in excellent condition and securely attached to the frame, roll bar or cage, or reinforced portion of the vehicle structure. It is strongly recommended that the belt system not be more than 2 years old. All harnesses must be securely mounted preferably to a substantial frame/chassis member. Mountings to sheet metal must be suitably reinforced, e.g. 3” x 3” x 1/8” square plate or 3” diameter x 1/8” washer.

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
All cars must be equipped with a dry chemical, or Halon fire extinguisher of at least 2 lbs capacity. Mounting must be secure and the extinguisher should be accessible to the driver from his normal seated position.

CUT- OFF SWITCH
An externally mounted electrical cut-off switch is highly recommended for all vehicles. Switches must deactivate all circuits with the exception of the on-board fire extinguisher (if fitted). Switches must be clearly identified by the official international symbol.

CAMERA MOUNTS
On board camera mounts must be approved at technical inspection for security and integrity. Cameras must be encircled with web strap or tie wraps to provide additional restraint for the existing screw in camera mounting system. No bungee cords allowed.

VINTAGE DRIVER SAFETY

HELMETS
Driver’s helmets must have a SA2005 or later Snell Foundation approval.   A facemask or goggles is mandatory on open wheel cars. Closed car drivers should be similarly equipped or have shatterproof glasses. A balaclava is required if the driver has facial hair or hair protruding out of the helmet.  Note:  Beginning this year 2014, all competitors must use a "Head and Neck" Restraint System that meets the SFI 38.1 Standard.

CLOTHING
All drivers must wear approved suits that provide full body coverage and provide three layer fire retardant protection. One piece suits are highly recommended. A triple layer suit meeting the SFI3-2A/5 or FIA8856-200 rating or better is preferred. A single or double layer suit SFI3-2A/2 worn with fire retardant underwear is acceptable. All drivers must wear gloves and shoes of leather and/or approved fire retardant material without holes or perforations. Socks must be of approved fire retardant material.

NOTE: The mandatory driver’s safety equipment listed above must be worn during all practice and qualifying sessions as well as during race events. All of the above items must be presented at Scrutineering.

LICENSES
Competitors must possess a current valid competition license issued by an approved sanctioning organization (VMC, VARAC, CASC,  IMSA, SVRA, SCCA, WHRRI etc.). All competitors must have a valid driver’s license.

REGISTRATION (Please inform your crew)
Thursday- 5pm to 8pm– registration in the press room in the tower.
Friday-8am to 11am - registration in the press room in the tower and will be available throughout the day on call as needed.
Saturday - 8am to 10am - registration is at the paddock gate entry building.
If not signed in during these times, crew passes will be available for purchase that can be left at the front gate will call under the drivers name.

DRIVERS’ MEETING
Attendance at all drivers’ meetings is mandatory.

ON-TRACK CONDUCT
This race event is intended as a moving showcase for vintage/historic sports and racing cars. On-track driver conduct is to demonstrate an attitude of friendly, wheel-to-wheel competition. The cars are the show; winning is secondary to a clean event, and no driver shall commit to a situation which leaves no margin for error – their own or another’s.  Drivers found at fault in damage-causing incidents will withdraw from the event and will be placed on probation for a period of thirteen months, with notification of said probation forwarded to other sanctioning organizations via the Vintage Motorsports Council’s Infraction List. Further incidents while on probation may result in additional penalties.  Any car suffering damage in an accident must be repaired and re-inspected by Scrutineering before continuing in competition. Minor/cosmetic repairs may be allowed; no car will be allowed to continue after suffering structural damage or rollover.

FIRST-TIME VISITORS TRACK FAMILIARIZATION
First time competitors at Waterford Hills are encouraged and welcome.  A track familiarization and orientation session will be held Friday morning prior to open practice.  We offer Friday practice and instruction service at no additional charge to help ensure a enjoyable weekend for you and your fellow entrants.

SOUND REGULATIONS
Waterford Hills is located in what is now a residential area. Many facets of the track’s operation are strictly controlled by local Township ordinances. Such restrictions include the hours of operation and sound control. Race engines may not be operated prior to 10:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m. on any day.  Questions of sound limitations may be directed towards the event chair.

SCRUTINEERING
Every vehicle will be inspected and cars without an approved sticker will not be allowed on the track. The primary purpose of this inspection is to ensure that the vehicle is mechanically sound and safe for competition. Among the items to be inspected will be the roll bar, seat belts/harness/anchorages, steering linkage, brake lines, suspension battery mountings, exhaust/muffler system, brake lights, oil lines, fire extinguisher, tires and driver’s safety equipment.
Vehicles will be inspected in each competitor’s paddock space and competitors having vehicle logbooks should present them at that time. Cars must be presented in a clean condition and “ready to race.” The Chief Scrutineer is empowered to exclude any competitor for general appearance or condition.
Ensuring that the eligibility rules of this event are met will be the responsibility of each individual competitor and his fellow competitors. Only items of gross non-conformity will be noted during the technical inspection.
The entry fee will be refunded to any competitor whose vehicle fails to pass the technical inspection.

PADDOCK
Access to the paddock will be restricted to vehicular traffic only while race vehicles are on the track. There is limited space for transporters and large trailers in the paddock. This will limit competitors to the maximum of one support vehicle per entry. Please note: A support vehicle is one enclosed trailer or one vehicle (i.e., car, van, or truck).  There is a designated area for tow trailers outside the paddock if they are not the support vehicles. The support vehicle sticker is required to be affixed to the actual support vehicle. NO EXCEPTIONS. Unauthorized vehicles will be removed from the paddock area. Multiple entries for one car must share one support vehicle; only one pass will be issued. We have a very crowded paddock. Please drive slowly and carefully. Remember, drivers are responsible for the actions of their crew. We thank you in advance for your past and future cooperation in helping our paddock run smoothly. Children under 12 years of age are permitted in the paddock only if strictly supervised by an adult. Waterford Hills is a pet friendly facility, however, pets must be kept leashed or otherwise restrained at all times and owners are responsible for picking up after their pets.  Please follow rules of common courtesy and consideration to others.

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES may be opened or consumed in the pits and paddock until the completion of the last race of the day. Crew members or guests who violate these rules will be ejected. Drivers will be responsible for the conduct of their crew at all times.

TENTS-PADDOCK SPOTS
Large tents will be erected for use as garage space in lieu of support vehicles. A limited number of spaces will be available for rent to competitors. Those who wish to reserve space should check the appropriate box on the application. Note that larger tents may be used for multiples competitors. Space will be allotted based on date of application received. Competitors requesting space will be advised of availability.  Cost of tent rental will not be refundable if applicant cancels.

In the paddock mopeds, scooters, golf carts, bicycles and ATVs are prohibited during racing hours, except by race officials.

FACILITIES
A food service concession stand is located in the base of the race control tower serving hot breakfast and lunch. A souvenir “boutique” is also situated in the paddock.  A professional welder, tire service, and race fuel are all available on site in the paddock.

CAMPING
Camping facilities are available in the designated campground on the OCSC grounds. Smaller RVs may camp in your paddock spot. Restrooms and showers are on site. Note: No water hook ups or dumping station - plan accordingly.  Tents allowed in campground only.

Awards
Trophies and checkered flag laps will be given to 1st place finishes.

Registration closed July 26, 2014 11:59 PM at July 26, 2014 11:59 PM EDT

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