TRACK RULES

THESE RULES ARE FOR DRIVERS ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO IMPOSE ANY RESPONSIBILITY ON TRI-COUNTY RACE TRACK. TRI-COUNTY RACE TRACK SHALL INCUR NO LIABILITY TO ANY PARTY, WHETHER A PARTICIPANT, SPECTATOR, GUEST, OR BUSINESS INVITEE, AS A RESULT OF VIOLATION OF THESES RULES. TRI-COUNTY RACE TRACK SHALL BE UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO ENFORCE THESE RULES.

Due to insurance regulations, anyone entering the pit area will be required to purchase a pit pass over the age of 6 or older. Anyone 18 years old or under will be required to have a release signed by a parent or legal guardian one time a year for our records and for the insurance company.

Drivers must be 16 years of age to compete, unless approved by Tri-County Race Track Management.

GENERAL RULES
1. Any one caught drinking; using marijuana or a controlled substance will be suspended for 2 races for the first offense, and for one season for the second offense.
Nothing shall prohibit the track owners from administering any penalty, including immediate removal from the premises or permanent suspension of track privileges, to driver, owner, pit crew or fan whose conduct, in the complete discretion of the track owners, represents a threat to the orderliness of track operation or the safety of others.
2. Any driver, crew member, car owner, fan or individual who initiates a fight on the premises of Tri-County Race Track will be suspended. This will be a case by case review. It can be a minimum of 1 race or a maximum of 1 year. Note: Drivers are also responsible for ALL CREW MEMBERS.
3. In case of unnecessary roughness on the race track, the race can be stopped with the offending parties being sent to the pits and ask to leave immediately.
4. The leader will be determined by the last complete green lap. The scorer will be scoring the Leader plus 3 = a complete lap ( 3 - 5 rule )
5. Any cars or cars that are involved in any accident (not the ones that stop to keep from hitting other cars) will be lined up in the rear of the line, as they were on the track the previous lap. Any car for which the yellow flag is displayed must restart in the rear.
6. Cars cannot be worked on when on the track. All work on race cars must be done in the pit area.
7. Any driver getting out of his or her car on the track under caution or red flag will be disqualified from the race. Do not get out unless you are prepared to go to the pits. The only time this rule will be excused is for safety reasons, FIRE, ect. Then get out ASAP.
8. Cars racing at TCR for the first time may be ask to add lead or run a harder tire on the RR without being in full compliance with the rules. Final determination will be made by the tech official.
9. All cars are subject to inspection by track officials at any time. Any driver or pit crew caught drinking alcoholic beverages at any race will automatically be disqualified for the night. Driver will be held responsible for entire crew.
10. Verbal or physical abuse of any TCR Official will not be tolerated. Individual or individuals involved in this type of behavior can be fined or suspended up to one year. Cooler heads always prevail. We ask that you wait to Monday so we can talk about the problem like adults.
11. Numbers: Car numbers must be at least 18 inches high and 3 inches wide. These numbers must be on top and both sides of the car. If you don't have numbers you may not be scored correctly and it will be your fault.
12. Officials reserve the right to change car numbers to avoid duplication.
13. Under caution a car can stop on the track only at the back pit gate under the guidance of a track official. A track official is the only one eligible to touch or work on the car on the track. If the official can make minor repairs with his hands the car may return to its position. If anyone other than a track official works on the car, the car will be put to the rear.
14. Any car that brings out the caution 3 times may be asked to go to the pit area.
15. No radios, communication equipment, or mirrors allowed.
16. All cars must run mufflers.
17. Entry Fee: Admission to restricted (pit) areas are not admissions for entertainment purposes, but rather entry fees.
18. No driver, car owner, or mechanic shall have any claims for damages, expenses, or otherwise against the track or its officials.
19. Anyone entering the pits must sign a release form and purchase a pit pass.
20. All cars and trailers must have at least one working fire extinguisher that is approved by track officials.
21. All drivers must wear full fire resistant uniforms and gloves any time the car is on the track. This includes ironing in the track, hot laps, qualifying, qualifying heats and feature racing.
22. Only helmets with Z-90 specifications will be allowed.
23. Hanz devices or any head and neck restraints are STRONGLY recommended.
Anyone without one in 2013 will be required to add 100lb. to the weight of their car.
24. No Traction Control Devices of any kind allowed.
25. Tri-County Race Track reserves the right to delete, change, or amend rules in the interest of competition and or safety at any time during the season. Decisions of the Tri-County Race Track officials are final.
26. NOTE: Prize Money will not be held for anyone. It must be picked up the night it's earned by driver only. Anyone other than driver must have drivers ID.
27. Protest for all divisions

All visual protests must be made before the race. If only minor infractions are found an in the opinion of the track no performance advantage, the car may be declared legal with the understanding that the violations must be corrected before next race. More blatant violations must be corrected before allowed to compete at present race.

Protest Fees:
One Head $350.00
Oil Pan $300.00
Flywheel/Clutch $250.00
Rod & Piston $100.00
Valve Cover $100.00 (all classes except super late model)

Any protesting car must finish directly behind the car being protested. No counter protesting. Any protesting car may only protest one car per race event.

Once a protest has been made there will be no cancelling of protest.
Protest fees must be posted (IN CASH) not later than 5 minutes after the race.
Track retains 30% of all protest fees, regardless of results.

30 minute time limit to teardown car. If more than one area is protested, additional time will be given.
Protested car may have a maximum of three people in the pen during teardown. Protesting car may have one person in pen during teardown.
Track's discretion will be used to determine legality. All rulings by the inspector will be final.

Any car found illegal or refuses to tear down will loose all points and money won the night of protest. This is the protested drivers 1st offence. Any car found illegal or refuses to tear down will loose all points and money won the night of protest and band from next two events. This is the protested drivers 2nd offence. The 3rd offence will be determined by TCR officials with possible 1 year suspension. All penalties include car and driver.

All drivers will be required to use Raceceiver in all race meets throughout the whole season. Any driver not having a raceceiver will be given 1 week to obtain a raceceiver and may be disqualified after that.

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