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Rules:
 

  • Driver Weight
    • Drivers must weight at minimum 185lbs when driving (weight boxes and lead are available) for all classes except GT-Big Boy
    • GT-Big Boy drivers must weigh at minimum 215lbs when driving
    • Drivers must have the correct weight in their kart as marked in their team roster at the beginning and end of each stint
    • If it is found that weight was discarded during the stint by purposeful driver action, the driver will be DQ'd from the event
  • Drive Time
    • A driver's make consecutive stint length is 45 minutes
    • A driver may choose to double stint, but must come in the pits before doing so
    • The driver with the least amount of drive time and the driver with the most amount of drive time may not have more than 2 hours of drive time difference
      • This rule is waived in the event of an injury or extraordinary circumstances 
  • Driver Etiquette 
    • Drivers should be courteous to all drivers on track
    • Drivers should be aware of all flags at all times during the event
      • Failure to yield to a flag can result in a Black Flag penalty
    • It is the passing drivers responsibility to make a clean pass
    • Aggressive driving will not be tolerated,
      • Drivers who are driving aggressive will be warned and asked to change their driving style
      • Should a driver fail to adjust, they will be parked for their stint.
        • Should a driver continue to have issues after being parked once, they will be parked for the remainder of the event.
    • No Blocking!!
    • Never drive the opposite direction of race travel
    • Never stop on track
      • Should there be an issue with the kart and it is still drives, drive it to the pits. 
  • Assured Disqualification
    • Any member of your team found to be in operation of a kart while intoxicated 
    • Failure to return equipment at the end of the event
    • Physical altercations between other teams and members
  • Flags
    • Green Flag -
      • The race has begun
    • Yellow Flag -
      • There is an incident upcoming and the driver should be aware
        • There is NO passing through a yellow flag zone
        • Drivers who pass should give the position back, even if the kart is a lap down. Failure to do so may result in a black flag. 
    • Black Flag -
      • Used in cases of aggressive or extreme careless driving. 
        • This does not count towards one of your pit stops
    • Mechanical Flag "MeatBall" -
      • Used to signify mechanical issue, or a request to have conference with the driver for minor issues
        • This flag DOES count towards pit stops
        • A team receiving more than 8 meatballs in the race will recieve a blag flag
    • Red Flag -
      • There has been an incident on the course that requires medical attention
      • Severe weather has effected the running of the race as determined by the race director
    • White Flag -
      • One more lap to go
        • This flag is given to the current leader of the race first
    • Checkered Flag
      • Given to the leader at the conclusion of 24 Hours of Racing
    • Pointed of Furled flags
      • This is a way for the corner worker make visual contact with a driver when given a warning.
  • Equipment
    • During event, any driver on track needs to have these pieces of racing equipment properly installed.
      • Helmet Snell 2005 or newer
      • Neck Brace
      • Gloves
      • Racing Jacket (if wearing Jeans) or full Racing Suit
    • Drivers have the option of renting or wearing a rib protector, which is highly recommended. 

Decals:

Teams will be allowed to decal parts of the kart. (No decals on steering wheels, engine covers, tires or number plates).

Details and measurements will be provided to teams closer to the event. We also have a local resource in Atlanta who will have a template. Specifics to be posted.

 

 

   

Karts:

Our karts are safe, fun and easy to race.  Here are some quick facts about our karts:

  • Equally prepared and maintained by our staff
  • DINO European chassis
  • Top speed ~ 50 mph
  • Hydraulic disc brake system with ventilated rotor
  • Honda 270cc – 11 hp - 
    4 stroke engine
  • Aluminum wheels
  • Slick tires

 


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