DRAFT SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

SUBINATS ‘21, IMPREZA WRX CLUB INCORPORATED

SYDNEY MOTORSPORT PARK 2021

1. Authority: This Event is held under the National Competition Rules (NCR) of the Australian Auto-Sport Alliance Pty Ltd (AASA), these Supplementary Regulations and its appendicies and any further regulations and bulletins which may be issued

2. AASA Permit No: TBA

3. Promoter/Organising Club: Impreza WRX Club Incorporated.

4. Type of Event: Multi-Club Supersprint

5. Date: September 18, 2021

6. Venue: Sydney Motorsport Park Gardner GP Circuit 3.93Kms, Druitt Circuit 2.8Kms and Amaroo Circuit 1.8Kms. Location: Ferrers Road, Eastern Creek, NSW

7. Track Surface: Bitumen. Direction: anti-clockwise

8. Officials:

Clerk of Course: TBA

Clerk of Course: TBA

Event Secretary: Jonathon Graham motorsport@wrx.org.au

Chief Scrutineer: Grant Robertson

Safety Officer: Clark Motorsport Safety

Chief Timekeeper: Eldee Timing

9. Sign on, sticker issue & Scrutineering:

will be available on

• Thursday September 16, 5PM to 8PM Amaroo (South) Circuit apron and bays for Sydney based entrants and anyone else who can get to the circuit. Vehicles cannot be left at the circuit on Thursday.

• Friday September 17, 3PM to 6:30PM Amaroo (South) Circuit apron and bays for Interstate and others unable to attend previously. Cars and equipment in cars may be locked up and left on the Amaroo paddock. Provision made for some interstate vehicles to be secured in the Amaroo pit buildings. Security will be in attendance until the Circuit closes.

COMPETITORS UNABLE TO ATTEND THURSDAY OR FRIDAY SIGN ON MUST ADVISE THE ORGANISERS PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 16

• Saturday September 18 after 7AM in the offices ground floor of the main control tower. Scrutineering will be conducted from 7:00am on Saturday for remaining vehicles in pit garages

10. Event Format

The Supersprint event shall be conducted on Saturday for up to 100 competitors running on the Druitt (North) and Amaroo (South) Circuits between 9AM and 4:30PM and on the Gardiner (GP) Circuit from 6PM to 10PM. The Amaroo Circuit has a Control Tower and amenities (Toilet, Cafe etc) and marshalling area removed from the main pit complex which serves the Druitt and Gardner Circuits

Lock up Garage facilities, included in the entry fee, will be provided for competitors with two vehicles sharing each garage. Garage spaces are designed for two vehicles, with adequate power and lighting, and have generous room for extra equipment.

Competition shall occur between 9:00AM and 10:00PM

DAYTIME

The field will be divided evenly into groups A and B for daytime competition. Groups A and B will be divided into four run groups based on times previously recorded. A run order will be applied within these groups. If in the opinion of the Clerk of Course, an entrant is competing in the wrong run group, the Clerk of Course may, at any time throughout the event, change that entrant to another run group

Group A will move to the Amaroo Circuit after drivers briefing in the John Hinxman Room at 8:15AM. Familiarisation laps for drivers new to the circuit will be permitted and competition will commence immediately after. Cars will grid on the marked marshalling grid south of the control tower and be admitted to the circuit from the adjacent gate

Group B will remain at the Druitt Circuit after a drivers briefing at 8:15AM in the John Hinxman Room. Familiarisation laps for drivers new to the circuit will follow and competition will commence immediately after. Access to the circuit will be from the Pit Lane and cars in each group will join the track in order determined by the starting marshals. Return from the circuit will also be via Pit Lane as access to the rear of the garages will be limited due to anticipated pedestrian traffic.

At Lunchtime competitors will swap, with Group A moving to the Druitt Circuit and Group B to the Amaroo Circuit. Familiarisation laps will occur as in the morning sessions at a time to be announced.

It is intended that each competitor will have sufficient time for four runs of eight minutes duration on each of the two circuits.

At approximately 4:00PM nearing the end of the daylight competition, an opportunity will be offered to competitors who failed to post a time in the morning session, perhaps due to mechanical problems, to return to the respective circuit for a final session and the opportunity to post a time.

EVENING

In the evening the entire field will compete on the Gardner Circuit. Groups A and B will combine into five run groups. A run order will be applied within these groups

A drivers briefing will be held in the John Hinxman Room at 5:45PM if deemed necessary by the Clerk of Course. Competition will commence at 6PM. Access to the circuit will be from the Pit Lane and cars in each group will join the track in order determined by the starting marshals. Return from the circuit will also be via Pit Lane as access to the rear of the garages will be limited due to anticipated pedestrian traffic.

It is intended that each competitor will have sufficient time for four runs of twelve minutes on the Gardner Circuit.

If in the opinion of the Clerk of Course, an entrant is competing in the wrong run group, the Clerk of Course may, at any time throughout the event, change that entrant to another run group.

11. Entries:

a) Maximum number of Driver entries for the Event: 100 Reserves: 5

b) Maximum number of Drivers per vehicle: 2. (double entries permitted)

c) Members of MA affiliated Car Clubs are invited

d) Early Entry Fee: $ 350 (includes timing equipment) up to September 5th.

Normal Entry Fee: $400 September 6 to 14

e) Closing Date: Midnight, Tuesday 14 September 2021

f) Garages are available, included in the entry fee and shall be allocated prior to the event

g) Entries from Drivers between 14 and 18 years of age must be counter-signed/consented by a parent or legal guardian on the disclaimer available at event sign-on.

h) The Organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry without giving a reason.

i) Number of venue admission tickets included in entry fee: N/A

j) Email confirming acceptance of entries will be sent to each entrant to confirm acceptance

k) If a competitor advises the Event Secretary that he/she is unable to attend the event, the following procedure regarding a refund applies. Full refund before midnight September 14.

l) Any vehicle presented for scrutineering will for the purpose of the entry be deemed to have competed.

m) If a driver takes actions contrary to: Sup Regs; Driver Briefing instructions; or instructions given by an official of the event and such actions result in costs being imposed on the organiser by the circuit management, contracted service providers or other valid entity those expenses shall be borne by the driver.

n) In the event of an oil down or circuit recovery after which the organisers are charged additional fees for clean-up the competitor causing such incident may be held liable for those additional fees.

12. Minimum Licenses:

The event is open to all persons holding the appropriate competition AASA Club Racing License or higher or equivalent license which must be presented at documentation / Check in.

A current club membership card is mandatory and should be produced on the day of the Event.

13. Drivers Safety:

Drivers must wear:

(a) A helmet that complies with AS1698 as described in the AASA NCRs. Helmets must be in good condition and must not have any perforations to the outer surface.

(b) Non-flammable clothing extending from neck to wrist to ankles, (apparel of nylon or similar material is forbidden). The onus will be on the competitor to prove that older overalls/suits are not impregnated with oil or fuel.

(c) Shoes, which completely cover the feet, made entirely of leather or other flame-resistant materials. Shoes that contain any synthetic materials such as nylon are forbidden.

14. Vehicle Categories & Classes:

Competitors will be divided into five classes as described in the 2021 SubiNats Rules (see Appendix A and B)

15. Scrutineering and Class Requirements:

(a) All vehicles are to be presented at scrutineering and must comply with the General Requirements for Automobiles as described in AASA NCR including

• A fire extinguisher to AASA requirements and fitted within reach of the driver.

• A blue triangle, 150mm on each side mounted to indicate the battery location.

• A secondary method of securing the bonnet on unregistered vehicles.

• All forward facing glass lenses to be completely covered by a protective film.

• Externally mounted cameras primarily secured by suction cap/s shall not be permitted.

• All loose objects are to be removed from the car.

• The battery is to be firmly clamped.

• Internally mounted cameras secured by suction cup must be secured by a secondary tether

• Seatbelts must be fitted to the vehicle and must comply with current Australian Standards and AASA NCRs.

(b) Competition numbers are to be positioned on both sides of the vehicle and will be supplied by the organisers. Sponsor stickers will be supplied for placement on each competing vehicle and will include but not limited to Windscreen banner, bonnet and rear window, rear and front guards and bumpers. Diagrams showing placement requirements will be supplied with the stickers at sign-on

(c) Drivers and vehicles must be presented in a clean and tidy manner, completely ready for the track including the driver’s apparel and helmet. Any major component changes to the vehicle after scrutineering must be approved by the Chief Scrutineer before the vehicle is taken onto the track.

(d) Any vehicle deemed to not comply with the class entered may be moved to the appropriate group by the organizing committee, or disqualified from results at the discretion of the Clerk of Course

(e) Any vehicle found to be leaking oil or fluids whilst competing will be suspended from the event until the Chief Scrutineer / Clerk of Course is satisfied that action has been taken to rectify the leak. Should there be a re-occurrence of the leak then the vehicle will be excluded from the remainder of the event.

(f) All vehicles must be fitted with towing hooks or a similar device both front & rear to allow for the speedy removal of a vehicle from a “sand trap” or removal from the circuit in the case of a mechanical failure.

(g) Fuel must be a commercially available pump fuel. Refuelling must be conducted in the “open air” and not in pit garages

(h) A sticker will be issued confirming that the vehicle has passed scrutineering prior to it being able to compete.

16. Replacement Vehicles. At the sole discretion of the Clerk of the Course, a Driver whose vehicle has broken down may use a replacement vehicle.

• Where the original vehicle has recorded a time on each of the three circuits that result shall stand.

• The replacement vehicle must have been scrutineered, and be in the same or lesser class as the original vehicle.

• If the replacement is not in the same or lesser class as the original vehicle, the competitor may participate, but will not be eligible for any prize

17. Noise:

Maximum Noise Limit: 95 dba at 30 metres.

Any car found to exceed the maximum noise emission limit will be suspended from the event until the Chief Scrutineer / Clerk of Course is satisfied that action has been taken to bring it within the limit. Any vehicle that exceeds the limit on two runs will be excluded from the remainder of the event. If a vehicle exceeds the noise limit on any lap or laps within a run then only those laps in which the vehicle conformed to the requirements will be allowed for the purpose of the results.

18. Smoking: In accordance with NSW Government Law, smoking is not permitted at Sydney Motorsport Park

19. Timing: Shall be provided by Eldee Timing and module hire is included in the entry fee

20. Results: A set of results will be available to all competitors within 5 days of the event. Results will be available on the Natsoft website. Competitors requiring a hard copy of the results will need to request them at the time of entry.

21. Prizes / Awards:

Prizes will be awarded for fastest on each Circuit in each class.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third in each class for combined fastest times on the three circuits.

The SubiNats champion shall be the driver with the combined fastest times on the three circuits.

22. Authority of Officials:

Any Driver not following a reasonable instruction by an official during the Event may be excluded at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course of the Meeting.

23. Medical Facilities: Ambulance Services Australia

24. Crash Rescue and Fire Fighting Facilities: Clark Motorsport Safety

25. Insurance: Public risk insurance has been affected by the Organisers and will operate as per the AASA Policy.

26. Personal Accident Insurance: will cover all competitors and officials as per the AASA Policy.

27. Protests: Any protests must be made in accordance with G12 of the AASA NCR's.

28. Postponement/Abandonment/Cancellation: The organisers reserve the right to postpone, abandon or cancel the Event.

29. Refreshment Facilities available: Sydney Motorsport Park Cafe, Amaroo circuit cafe, and Coffee Truck and Take-away food facilities available

30. Paddock: Tender vehicles and trailers MUST BE REMOVED to the hill parking area after unloading. (Show ‘n’ Shine activity and pedestrian numbers require space)

31. Additions and/or Alterations: Any additions and/or alterations to these Supplementary Regulations will be notified to all Drivers in the Final Regulations or during the Drivers’ Briefing.

32. Use of Prohibited Substances and Security at Sanctioned Events:

The consumption of alcoholic liquor, or illegal drugs in the pits or paddock is forbidden while the day is in progress. Any entrant judged by the Clerk of Course to be affected by alcohol or drugs shall be excluded forthwith from the event and incur such penalties as deemed appropriate by the Event Committee.

33. A speed limit of 10Kph will apply in the pits, paddock and spectator areas

A speed limit of 40Kph will apply in main circuit pit lane and the Amaroo circuit pit lane

Any breach of these regulations will be dealt with at the discretion of the Clerk of Course.

Appendices:

A 2021 SubiNats Rules

B SubiNats Class Calculator

C Driver’s Indemnity


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