New England Region of the Sports Car Club of America, Inc. presents the RACE AGAINST LEUKEMIA REGIONAL RACES and LITTLE LEMANS CHALLENGE 3 HOUR ENDURO August 23-24, 2008 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon NH Supplementary Regulations - Held under the SCCA General Competition Rules Sanction # 08-R-286-S (Regional) 08-E-287-S (Enduro) 1. Course Configuration: North Chicane and NASCAR After the event, refund requests must be made via email turns 1 & 2 or in writing to the Registrar and postmarked no later than 2. License: The following licenses will be accepted for 10 days after the event. regional competition. SCCA Novice permits with the 7. Cancellation - The event organizers reserve the right to school requirements completed, SCCA Regional, National cancel/postpone this event should circumstances beyond and Pro Licenses. In additional, the event is open to their control develop. When possible, all entrants will SCCA members who hold the following license: BMW receive advance notice of such action with advice on CCA Club Racing-Full competition, FIA, HSR, ICSCC, refund arrangements. IMSA, MCSCC, NASA, PCA Full competition, Ontario 8. Alcoholic Beverages - No alcoholic beverages may be Region CASC, SCCA Pro Racing, SVRA, VMC, consumed in the Paddock or Pit Area before the end of Waterford Hills, West Canada Motorsports Asst. These the day’s race program. licenses must be left with registration during the event. 9. Track Rules - The Chief Steward has the authority and 3. Entry- Enclosed entry must be completed and returned the responsibility for enforcing all rules contained in the with appropriate fee to the Registrar listed on the form. GCR, the event Supplementary Regulations, and the Entries may be made electronically or by mail. To be Track Specific Rules. eligible for the Early Entry fee, registration must be 10. Meetings - Drivers’ meetings may be called. Listen for completed before the close of the electronic registration announcements attendance is mandatory. on Tuesday August 19th or by US mail postmarked 11. Scrutineering & Impound – Scale time will be listed in Thursday, August 14th. the schedule. Impound will be per the GCRper the GCR. Entrants registering after the above date will pay the 12. Paddock – Speed limit for all vehicles is 15 mph and all regular entry fee. Payment may be made at the track traffic signs must be obeyed. Any person operating any during registration hours. vehicle must operate that vehicle in a safe manner. A $20 fee will be charged for all checks returned unpaid Violators will be subject to action by the Chief Steward. from the bank. There shall be no parking of vehicles on the paved roads There is a $10 compliance fee included with the in the infield between the tunnel and the track gate at registration fee for SRF, FE and SM cars. All NARRC Turn 10 or from the track gate at Turn 1A to either the classes will be recognized. See: http://www.narrc.com/ tunnel or the Turn 10 gate. 4. Registration Credentials - All event participants must 13. Pits & Grid: Pits and grid area is restricted to SCCA register during scheduled hours and sign a release. They members with appropriate credentials only. SMOKING IS will be issued credentials at Registration. Lost credentials PROHIBITED. Trackside signaling may be done only will not be replaced. All participants (except those on after all cars have taken the Green Flag. (This includes weekend memberships) must wear their photo ID. Extra restarts.) No vehicles other than racecars involved in crew passes may be purchased. Vehicle passes are Tech or Impound are to be parked in the pit area. Service available at the discretion of the Registrar. All drivers will vehicles may not be parked behind the pit wall. No be required to have a Medical Information tag attached to refueling in the Pit or Grid area. their helmet. These will be available at Tech. 14. Starting Procedures- All pace laps at the start of each 5. Minor Waivers: A new minor waiver must be completed race will be made using NASCAR 3&4. Cars will come annually. A .pdf version of the form can be downloaded down the hill into turn 10, and make a right turn onto the and printed in color from: back straight of the oval, continue through NASCAR 3&4, http://scca.org/documents/insurance/SCCAminorwaiver.pdf. the pace car will turn into pit lane, and cars will take the Remember that the signatures on that form MUST be green at start finish. Cars will maintain pace car speed witnessed by a Registrar or Steward OR notarized. until given the green flag. Cars, which do not maintain 6. Crew - The entry fee paid to New England Region pace car speed, may be black-flagged. Starts that are permits access to the track for one driver and crew, waved off will continue to use NASCAR 3&4, until given unless otherwise stipulated. Anyone arriving after the the green flag. Any restarts during the race will be made close of registration must pay a non-refundable admission using the normal racing course. fee to the track to enter the grounds or wait until the next 15. Timing on first lap - There is no AMB loop on the oval in scheduled registration. Only the driver or crew chief can NASCAR 3&4, so no lap records may be set on the first add or change names on the crew list. lap. The Timing clock will start when the first car passes Withdrawal of Entry - In the event that a car cannot the Timing Building (at approximately the same point as the compete (car never sets a tire on the track) The Registrar AMB loop) at the end of the pace lap(s). The start of the must be informed of withdrawal of entry ASAP via email, initial racing lap and race-clock will be at the start/finish line phone or at track Registration. A Request for Refund form st as the 1 car crosses the start line at the starter's stand. is available at Registration and can be handed to the All race and qualifying sessions will be timed. Results will Registrar at the event. be per the GCR 17.16.Transponders Are Mandatory - All cars must be Although the monitoring of these frequencies is Formatted: Bullets and Numbering equipped with a working AMB Tranx260 transponder. acceptable, their use during the event is not allowed by The Transponder # must be given to Registration. anyone other than an NER designated official. Rentals May Be Available from the Track. 17. Sound – NHMS track sound limitation is 100db. Cars ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS posting over 100db will be black flagged or given a sound board as soon as possible during the session so “LITTLE LeMANS CHALLENGE” 3 HOUR immediate correction may be made. Sound will be ENDURO measured per the GCR. 18. Vehicle damage: Any car that has sustained structural damage must be taken to Impound for inspection. The Purpose of the Event: The “Little LeMans Challenge” driver of that car must report to Race Medical. This is endurance race for closed wheel cars to be 19. Injuries - To be eligible to receive medical benefits from held at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, a 1.6 mile our insurer, any participant who sustains an injury (no asphalt course located at Loudon, NH. This event is matter how small) must go to Race Medical and have a part of the Northeast Division Enduro Series for green card completed. classes AS, ITA, ITB, ITC, ITS, SSB, SSC, SM, SSM, 20. Last Lap Signal - Whenever possible, the last lap in a T2, T3. “Although other classes are eligible to race will be shown by the Starter displaying a sign with a participate (ITE, T1, SPO, SPU, GT1, GT2, GT3, number one to the field. This display, or lack thereof, is GTL, EP, FP, GP, HP, IT7, and Legends), they will non-protestable and informational only. not be awarded Series points." 21. Checkered Flag - A checkered flag may be displayed at additional stations to end an untimed warm-up session. 1. Entry: The early entry fee is $200.00 for the first 22. Victory Laps - May be allowed. No more than 2 driver and $100.00 for each additional driver. The crewmembers may accompany a driver on a victory lap team name must be listed on all drivers’ entry forms. and they must be inside the passenger compartment. Each additional driver must fill out a complete 23. Trophies – Distribution rules per GCR or better and will entry form. be posted in garage 1. 2. Number of Entries: The registrar will accept 40 24. Points - Points will be awarded as per entries for this event. The registrar will establish a Formatted: Bullets and Numbering NERRC/NARRC/NYSRRC SCCA Enduro Series rules. waiting list which will be used if cars cannot make the 25. Group Over Subscription - If a run group is over race. subscribed, the group will be split into 2 qualifying 3. Late Entries: Late entries will be accepted at the sessions. Each session will last 15 minutes. The fastest track as late as 9am Saturday August 23, 2008 40 qualifiers will race in the original run-group; the unless the field is filled. remaining cars will be moved to a new run group (chief 3.4. Oversubscription: In case the race is Formatted: Bullets and Numbering steward’s discretion) as a consolation race. No points oversubscribed, the registrar will take all entries awarded for consolation races regardless of finish postmarked or entered online in order of entry. If on position. Cars that did qualify but not in the top 40, may any given day the field becomes oversubscribed, the wait at false grid of their original run group in case of a no registrar will choose at random from the entries on show by a top 40 entrant. Alternates will be filled using the day the race becomes full. Subsequent entries will final qualifying times in the order they qualified, #41 will be put on a waiting list. Every entrant, successful or receive the first option followed by #42, 43, etc. Alternate not, will receive an email or phone call indicating their grid positions will be after the last original qualifiers. entry status and their number on the waiting list. 26. SM &SSM Compliance - All SM and SSM cars must Those on the waiting list may be accepted in the use Toyo Proxes RA1 205-50/15 Spec tires. order of their wait list number for entry at 9am on 27. GTL: Must meet all current GTL rules and regulations August 237, , 2008 if there is space in the field (due with the exception of mandatory use of an SIR when to cancellations or no-shows). specified. All engines currently listed in the current GTCS 5. Numbers: Car numbers will be assigned on first with an SIR may optionally use choke sizes, at the listed come, first served basis. The registrar will indicate weights, as published in the 2007 GTCS for GTL. Engines the assigned number on the entry confirmation. not listed or showing choke sizing in the 2007 GTCS will 6. Cancellation: The registrar must receive any be required to comply with current GTL specifications. cancellations in writing on or before August 18, 2008 This is a temporary classification to help teams adjust to to receive a full refund. After this date partial refunds implementation of SIR restrictors at a Regional level. This will be made at the discretion of the Registrar. consideration will terminate 01/01/2010. 7. Qualifying: The starting positions will be determined 28. Race Clock - At the chief steward’s discretion the by the fastest timed lap in the Saturday qualifying session clock may continue to run during a Black or Red session as specified in the GCR. Any driver who is flag situation. entered in the Enduro may drive during the qualifying session. Any driver may start the race and need not 29. listing.Radio Frequencies: Emergency Services, be the same driver who qualifies the car. Race and Event Control will use the following radio 8. Race Length: The race will end when the leader frequencies for the operation of this event, 151.625 passes start/finish after time expires. If the leader is 151.655 151.715 151.895 152.700 154.515 154.570 not running, the race will end when the highest place 154.600. running car passes start/finish after time expires. The equipment may be stored outside this space. The pit length of the race will be the distance covered by the marshal will enforce these requirements and his/her race winning carThe race length shall be the distance decision is final. Due to the number of pit spaces two covered by the overall winning car in three hours. cars may be assigned to each space. If you want to 9. Race Winner: The race winner will be the car that share with a specific competitor please indicate so at completes the most laps in the allotted time.The race check in. will end when the leader passes start/finish after time 21. Mandatory Equipment: Each team must have expires. If the winner is not running, the race will end available in the pit area one 10lb 60 BC fire when the highest place running car passes start/finish extinguisher and ten pounds of absorbent after time expires. material (oil-dry or kitty-litter). Absorbent material 10. Team Entry: All drivers and working crew (on pit must be used immediately to clean up any spilled row) must be current SCCA members. fluids. 11. Team Leader: For multiple driver cars, the team 22. Refueling in the Pits: refueling may be done when must designate a team leader. This should be the the driver is in the car and the engine is not running. entrant or driver listed first on the entry form. The No one may work under the car while refueling. At all team leader will be the only one who can officially times when the fuel cap is removed or fuel cans are speak for the team. over the wall a crew person must be positioned on pit 12. Team Responsibilities: Any penalties incurred by lane for the sole purpose of manning a 10lb fire an individual driver will be considered to be incurred extinguisher. All persons handling or touching the by all drivers on the team for the purpose of event refueling apparatus during refueling must wear fire scoring. retardant clothing, face covering, and gloves (the 13. Driver Requirements: Per GCR 3.1.4SCCA same specification as for driver’s gear). Absorbent national, regional, and novice permit holders.. material must be used immediately to clean up any 14. Sound: All cars must meet a 100db sound limit at all spilled fuel. Refueling containers may not exceed times. Any car violating this limit (even once) may be eleven gallon capacity. All teams must restrict fuel black-flagged and must make modifications to spillage; a drip pan must be utilized when refueling resolve the problem prior to re-entering the course.; cars not equipped with fuel cells. tech sticker removed, and will not be allowed to return 23. OVERHEAD Refueling Equipment: Overhead to the track until adequately muffled. A vehicle which refueling rigs or pressurized refueling apparatus will is black flagged for sound a second time will not be not be permitted. All refueling equipment is subject to allowed to re-enter competition. the approval of the Chief Steward. 15. Fuel Tanks: Fuel tank capacity may not be larger 24. Refueling on Course: Refueling on course will not than 110% of stock size listed in the car’s MVMA be permitted. The driver must wait for the tow-truck book. Any car may have its and be returned to the pits. tank pumped to check tank capacity. Any car found 25. Pit Stops: All cars shall make one pit stop, for a in violation will not be allowed to compete until it is minimum of three minutes in duration. Clock is to brought into specification. “Additional penalties may start when the car comes to a full stop. Each team be imposed or requested by the Chief Steward." must time itself, but officials will also time (officials do 16. Refueling Modifications: No modifications may be not release the car at the end of time). Cars leaving made to T1, T2, SSB or SSC cars either for the early will be black flagged to return to the pits to purpose of easier access or quicker filling of the fuel complete the balance of their required stop and any tank unless authorized by the specifications for that penalty the Chief Steward may impose. Driver change class. “Additional penalties may be imposed or can be performed during refueling. Required pit stop requested by the Chief Steward." . IT/AS cars must must start after the first 15 minutes or before the last conform to their class specification. 15 minutes on the official race clock. All pit stops that 17. Damage: Any car sustaining severe structural involve refueling must be three minutes minimum and damage during the event may, at the discretion of the engine shall not be running during refueling. Only four chief steward, be prevented from re-entering the crew members may be on the pit lane side of the wall competition until repairs are made. at any time to conduct refueling, changing tires, or 18. Disabled Cars: Disabled cars on course will first be conducting repairs. The driver must be inside, moved to a safe position and then towed to the pits entering or exiting the car or he/she counts as a crew as soon as is safely possible. Drivers are member. The designated refueling fire safety crew encouraged to reach a safe location (flag station) member does not count against this limit as long as before stopping their car. the fuel system is open, and that person may perform 19. Pit Area: No smoking in the pit area. No welding in no other function. the pit area. No shorts, no sandals, no bare feet, no 26. Repairs: If a team needs repairs after the race has minors in the pit area. started that cannot be made in the pit lane or if the 20. Pit Spaces: Each team will reserve a pit space upon chief steward does not want them made in the pit signing in at registration. Each space will be twelve lane, the car may be returned to the paddock to make feet long along the pit rail and will extend eight feet repairs. Driver must receive permission of an official into pit row from the rail and twenty feet behind the pit to reenter the course from the paddock. wall (leaving a pathway between the fences). No 27. Trophies: Trophies will be awarded to the top 10% Formatted: Bullets and Numbering of the finishers. To be eligible for trophies, the car must have completed 75% of the number of laps completed by the overall race winner. There will be no trophies for position in class. Other trophies may be awarded at the discretion of the Event Chairman. 28. Points: will be awarded as per NESCCA Enduro Series guidelines. 29. Transponders Are Mandatory - All cars must be equipped with a working AMB Tranx260 transponder. The Transponder # must be given to Registration. Rentals May Be Available from the Track.
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