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Race Day Forecast

Track Status

Green Flag Racing

Winners August 6, 2013

  1. The flagman makes all calls and decisions. His word is final. If there is to be a discussion with the flagman, it is to be done at the end of the evening after all races have been completed.
  2. Scoring tower and flagtower are off limits during racing events unless you are a track official. If you have a question regarding a call, line up, ect. Please go to registration booth.
  3. All drivers MUST attend the drivers meeting. If you DO NOT ATTEND, you WILL HAVE NO RIGHTS for an argument later.
  4. Drivers and crew members are responsible for checking the grid board for starting positions.
  5. No cursing or verbally abusing ANY track officials. If this occurs, you will be DQ’d for the day and asked to leave the premises.
  6. No disorderly conduct, fighting, getting off kart, arguing with other drivers or officials will be tolerated. If this occurs, you will be removed from the track, DQ’d, and asked to leave the premises.
  7. NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED! If you are caught drinking and racing, you will be asked to leave the premises.
  8. No bumping and rough driving will be tolerated. THIS RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED!
  9. 2 Double File Start, 1 Single File Start, once single file only stop for emergency.
  10. Heat 1 by draw, Heat 2 inverted, Feature combine Heat 1 & 2.
  11. No refunds on rain out, wrist band will be your rain check for next race schedule.
  12. A competitor must be entered in at least one class before going onto the track for practice, qualifying, or racing.
  13. All races started between the cones in turn 4, this includes restarts. If you jump the start or you go around the cones in order to advance you position, you will be warned one time and the next time you will be placed at the rear of the field.
  14. No one is allowed beyond the rope on the grid. If you go beyond the rope, your driver will be DQ’d.
  15. If a driver works on his/her kart (example: puts on chain) while on the track, he/she will be moved to the rear of the field. A race will not be held up for any driver. No one is allowed on the track to assist a driver with his/her kart.
  16. No working on karts under red flag condition.
  17. No driving on scales, stop and shut off your engines. Please remove yourself then push your kart onto scales.
  18. All karts are required to cross the scales after every race. You will be disqualified if you do not cross the scales or if you are lite.
  19. All Safety Gear is required.
  20. Helmet - Shell 2000, must be in good condition, fit properly, and be fastened before entering the racing surface.
  21. Gloves
  22. Racing Jacket- abrasion resistant material
  23. Neck Brace
  24. Shoes
  25. If driver’s hair extends beneath helmet, it is mandatory the driver wear head gear (head sock, etc.) or be sure hair is inside their jacket.
  26. Non-structural weights added to meet minimum kart/driver weight requirements must be bolted securely to the kart using bolts of at least 5/16” in diameter. Weights in excess of 7lbs. Must use two or more 5/16” bolts. All bolts must me cotter-keyed or double nutted. NOTE: All bolt-on weights must be white in color for visibility. Mounting of weights to nerf bars and rear bumper is prohibited. No added weight allowed on driver. Failure to comply, will get you DQ’d.
  27. Whatever kart caused the caution, go to the rear, regardless of the situation. The drivers have one lap under caution to tap out, if no one taps out the track officials will determine who caused the caution.
  28. NO ONE is allowed on the track except track officials.
  29. Top 5 karts to finish the feature MUST immediately proceed to tech with the kart as raced after leaving the scales even if you are running another class. You MUST check in with the Tech Officials as soon as your race is finished. Anyone refusing to be teched will automatically be disqualified. This apples to ALL CLASSES!!!
  30. All WKA ENGINE TECH RULES APPLY!!!
  31. WKA Seat Rule 410.1.1,.2,.3 applies.
  32. If the white flag waves and a caution comes out, the race is deemed official with the ones involved in the caution to be placed at the end of the finishing order.
  33. All races will include 10-15 lap heats and 20-25 lap feature unless otherwise indicated.
  34. If you leave the track for any reason during the race (this means once the green flag falls), you CANNOT return to the track.
  35. If any driver stops on the track for any problems, and removes his/her racing gear, he/she will be considered finished for that race.
  36. When flagged with the move over flag for one lap and it is ignored, you will be black flagged for that race. When black flagged for any reason, YOU MUST leave the track immediately.
  37. Recranks- you will be allowed 5 pulls if your kart stalls and needs to be recranked. After 5 pulls and no crank, you MUST remove your kart from the race track.
  38. If during a race low fuel becomes a concern, the first 3 lead karts will be checked by the flagman. If the lead karts are found to be low on fuel, all karts will be allowed to refuel. If the 3 lead karts are OK, no refuels will be allowed.
  39. Must have 4 legible number panels on kart, one on each side, one on front, and one on the rear.
  40. Slicks only tire rule.
  41. Tech is per WKA Tech Manual, Unlimited All-stars will run under UAS rules.
  42. All rules will apply to each competitor equally. Track Officials will adhere to these rules. If a problem occurs during a race and the race has already been completed, it’s impossible to rerun a race. Every effort will be made to insure the problem does not happen again. Comments and suggestions are welcomed as long as they are made in a calm and rational manner.
  43. No driver switching allowed without first contacting registration. A driver switch requires a kart to be placed at the rear of the field. If the new driver isn’t already registered for another class, he/she will be required to pay $5.00 for insurance coverage. Under no circumstance should anyone go onto the track unless an insurance release form has been signed and the $5.00 paid.
  44. All karts must be inspected for safety before entering the track by kart owner or Chief Track Official.
  45. No pets allowed.
  46. Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd unless it is a money race.
  47. All oils and fuels are to be disposed of in a proper container that will be onsite. In the event your caught not disposing in proper container their will be a fine of $200.00.
  48. Please use trash barrels for your trash. Lets work together to keep OKS clean.
  49. After registration is closed anyone registering late will be placed at the back of the line in the heat or feature race, whichever one comes immediately following the late entry.
  50. In the case of two heat races for a class, the feature line-up will be determined by registration draw.
  51. The track officials to reserve the right to decrease the total number of laps in any given race due to time constraints or safety on the track. If a race is called prior to final lap for some unsolvable reason the final result will be determined by the last completed lap under a green flag.
  52. During driver egress and scaling of karts any actions witnessed by track officials to be determined unsportsmanlike will be addressed with appropriate penalties. The exit road is a place of high emotions but OKS insists on a nonaggresive behavior, this area will be monitored at all times.
  53. Grid: only one crew member per kart is allowed on the final grid area to avoid congestion.
  54. Fuel: Random inspections of fuel may occur at each race. It is the final determination of tech officials as how the fuel will be monitored.
  55. It is a requirement of each pit crew have in possession, a fully operational fire extinguisher. It may be inspected at any time by OKS.
  56. LOOP BUMPERS IN ALL PLATE CLASSES!!!!!