- Driver Weight
- Drivers must weight at minimum 200lbs when driving (weight boxes and lead are available) for all classes except GT-Big Boy
- GT-Big Boy drivers must weigh at minimum 220lbs 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.
- Drivers MUST check-in before AND check-out after their stints, weigh in’s take place after a stint.
- Driver Changes
- Each stop on pit road will be timed to 20 seconds
- Drivers may elect to double stint, but must come down pit road at or before the 45 minute stint limit has passed.
- During the 20 second stop, the pit official will confirm the weight in the kart is correct for the driver in the kart, or the driver getting in.
- Fuel Stops
- Each fuel stop will be a timed stop of 3 minutes.
- There is a MAX of 4 karts may be in the fuel station at any one time.
- Recommended fuel window is between 2 hrs and 2 hrs 45 min of race time.
- Fuel station will be located on drivers left after entering pit road.
- This is prior to the driver change area
- Drivers will still need to visit driver change area post fueling for 20 second stop & hold
- Driver changes cannot take place in Fuel Station.
- Mechanical Stop
- There will be two mechanical stops during the course of the event
- Each stop will be a timed 6 minutes in the box to go over all systems and fluids for the kart.
- The stops will take place during the 3 hour periods of 6th-9th and 14th-17th Hours of the Race
- There is a MAX of two karts in the mechanical bays at any time.
- It is a team’s responsibility to bring their team in during these periods.
- Failure to visit the mechanical bay, will result in a 10 lap penalty.
- Qualification starts immediately after practice ends at 7:30pm
- Qualification is 30 minutes in length
- Should a team run out of gas during qualifying and stop on course their best lap will be deducted from Timing and Scoring.
- 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
- Green Flag -
- 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.
- During event, any driver on track needs to have these pieces of racing equipment properly installed.
- Helmet Snell 2005 or newer
- Neck Brace
- Racing Jacket (if wearing Jeans) or full Racing Suit
- Drivers have the option of renting or wearing a rib protector, which is highly recommended.
- Team has 3 or more drivers with more than 3 years of racing experience.
- GT-Semi Pro
- Team has 3 or more drivers with more than 1 year but less than 3 years of racing experience.
- Team has 3 or more drivers with less than 1 year of racing experience
- Team has a driver roster with the average age that is 40 years old or greater.
- Team has a driver roster with the average age that is 55 years old or greater.
- GT-Big Boy
- Team in which each driver will weigh to 220lbs or are over.
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.
LEDs, ELs and any other form of lighting will be permitted on the karts. The lights must not be flashing, or distracting to other karts on course. Should a need arise the race director has the discretion to ask for the removal or repositioning of lights during one of the stops.
Lights must operate off of their own source of power, teams may not attach wiring to the engine or flywheel. Batteries should be secured in a safe location and not at risk of falling off. Please see the race director prior to entering the track on race day.
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