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TRAC Series – Supplementary Rules & Regulations Sept 27, 2020

Organizer: ARMS Regional Race Director: Joel Nelson,

Rules: As set forth by Atlantic Region Motor Sports (ARMS), including any addendums

Location: Atlantic Motorsport Park (AMP), Shubenacadie, NS Registration Online

Vantage Vw is Primary sponsor in the 1 Hour.
WCN Motorsports is sponsoring the Debert race
Sensory Motorsports is sponsoring the Penfeild race.
Sponsor stickers will be available at the event and will be mandatory. If you do not run them, No points will be awarded and you will be Shunned by all........

Pre-Registration: PayPal or E-Transfer only.
Entrant: ... rm?c=0&w=1

Vehicle: ... rm?c=0&w=1

Note: You need only fill out the vehicle form once in 2020 unless there are changes.

Deadline: Please register online by Sept 25 (Friday prior to race day) at 12:00 NOON to avoid any late fees. ($25)

You must still report to registration on race day to confirm your entry. All drivers, entrants, and crew are required to sign the official waiver form for the event Prior to entrance to the track premises or the earliest staffed opportunity.

Link to waiver: ... 202006.pdf

Please have all Crew who have not already signed a annual waiver fill out and bring to the event to reduce contact.

Exclusions: The race organizers reserve the right to exclude from racing all those who fail to comply with the rules of the ARMS handbook and these supplementary regulations.

Races Provided
Vintage class races will contain only cars in the vintage class, regardless of number of cars.
All other sedan classes may be combined or run separately dependent on scheduling.
All open wheel car classes will be combined for all open wheel races.

If registering for Vintage Please email Me at
--Full Day Vintage + GT Races $580
--2 Series Debert, Pennfield, Vintage (Pick 2) 1-hour Vantage VW Challenge $500
--1 Series Debert, Penfield, Vintage (Pick 1) 1-hour Vantage VW Challenge $350
--Rookies: $250 per driver
--$50 charge for a second or third driver in 1-hour who did not run in a series that day.
--$60 charge for cars that participate in Saturday practice without paying race day fees that weekend.

All payments payable to ARMS. E-transfer or paypal only to PayPal (additional fee applies).

Car owners must make sure all the drivers of their vehicles are licensed, registered and have paid the appropriate fees. Unregistered drivers found to be racing will be black flagged and cannot continue until they have completed their paperwork. For a second offense there will be a $200.00 fine to the car owner.

Breakouts- A 1 second extension will be keep in-place for all classes breakout times.
Adjusted Breakout times are:
GT1 1m, 09.999 or faster
GT2 1m, 10.000 and slower
GT3 1m, 13.000 and slower
GT4 1m, 16.000 and slower
GT5 1m, 18.000 and slower
GT6 1m, 20.000 and slower

COVID-19 Rules and Guidelines.

The Tower, timing and all out buildings are off limits. Bathrooms will be open at 8AM and closed at the days end. All areas will be disinfected on a regular basis. Please Do not touch any other person, gear or cars. Only drivers and their crew are allowed within their teams paddock. Tech, and officials will only enter if required.

Masks are required during drivers meetings and anytime when social distancing is not able.

1 Crew member should be assigned by each team to help the driver In/Out of the car. Masks and gloves must be worn.
Overnight camping is allowed provided you're self-contained. Washrooms are closed overnight and parking is limited.

Teams are permitted 4 people per-Car at the event. That includes drivers. This will be reviewed prior to the event as well.

Gate Fees: Race License includes the gate fee for the racer only; all crew members and associated personnel are required to pay the $10 admission fee at the gate.

Refunds/Credits: If a race driver/entrant has registered, and has a mechanical breakdown during practice or qualifying, a 50% credit will be issued for another race day – no refunds.

In the event of a race car mechanical breakdown after the driver/entrant has taken a green flag for a race, no refund will be made. If a race day cannot continue then all expenses will be paid, and any remaining money will be divided proportionally amongst entrants.

Technical Inspection: No race car will be allowed on the track until passed by the Technical Inspector. Cars may be required to re-pass technical inspection after an incident or upon request of the scrutineer. All cars must display the annual tech decal on the driver's side of the windshield or, for open wheel cars, on the driver’s side roll bar.

NEW, All Helmets:
All Helmets must have drivers' name on the Left side. First initial and full last name Minimum. This is for MRT so they know who they are dealing with in the event of an incident.

Scoring: Mylaps Electronic Timing System will be used. All race cars are required to correctly install a transponder in accordance to the requirements. Transponders may be rented at registration if necessary. Only ARMS approved transponder units may be used. Racing will be scored in one of two ways: time to complete a set number of laps, or laps per set amount of time.

If the race needs to be put under Full Course Caution, We will use a RED flag. All Drivers are to continue around at 1st Gear speeds. Paying attention for the incident and or rescue vehicles. Proceed up pit-lane (Unless directed by T11 marshall) and park on the right-Side of pit lane next to the wall. Drivers are allowed to exit their vehicle due to heat reasons, but NO work can be done to the vehicle. 1 Hour Red flag/Pit time ruling will be addressed in the coming days.

Official Bulletin Board: An official bulletin board will be maintained at Registration outside the Guthrie Building. Race organizers will consider this area as Race Headquarters for the event.

Insurance: Stoneridge Race Insurance.

Other Regulations

Gate: GATE HAS ENTRANT CONTROL!! Gate will require Name, Number, a Pre-signed waiver (Attached above) and covid-19 questions asked. Please do this as they ask and it should keep the flow going. If no one is at the gate when you arrive on a race weekend, you must check in with the race director.

Pit Lane: No open-toed shoes or shorts allowed. Only pit crew and drivers are allowed on pit lane. Paddock: Paddock stalls are on the right side of the paddock only. The middle of the paddock is for pre-grid and the pit wall area is for service crews during a race. All gear must be removed after each race.

Paddock Transport: Any ATV, golf cart or other motorized paddock transportation must be clearly identifiable to a driver/entrant (by car # affixed to the vehicle) and must be operated in a safe manner by an adult only.

Waste Oil: There are no waste oil services at the track. Please remove your own waste oil. Each race team should have on hand, minimum: • 10 Absorbent Pads 16” x 20” (Carquest part #7710 or equivalent.) Spill/clean-up fees incurred by ARMS on behalf of racers will be billed to racers/teams and payable immediately.

Fire Suppression: Each race team should have on hand, minimum: • 5lbs ABC Fire Extinguisher out where it is readily accessible • 10 Quick-dry pads

Refueling: Rules remain the same as in 2019.
Fuel containers shall only be moved to the pit after the car has stopped. The driver must be out of the car and the car turned off before any refueling begins. The refueler must be protected by a full nomex suit, balaclava, socks and shoes and full coverage helmet. A crew member must be standing by with a fully charged ABC fire extinguisher (min. 5lb) ready in case of emergency. Only after the refueling is complete may the driver reenter the car.

Speed: Paddock area speed is 10km/h. Pit lane is no greater than 40km/h. All other roads or parking lots are 15KP/H.

Alcohol & Drugs: Neither alcoholic beverages nor drugs may be consumed in the paddock/pit area before the end of the race day program. No driver may consume alcohol 8 hours before competing. Drivers may be asked to submit to a breathalyzer test.

Any driver operating a motor vehicle on the track, other than when entered in a sanctioned event, at the request or permission of race control or during a private rental, will be disqualified for the rest of the year.

No sitting or riding on the exterior of a moving vehicle.

No bare feet in the paddock.

Food: There will be No food services on-site for 2020. We will be doing a $20 subsidy for volunteers.

Driver’s Meeting
Attendance is mandatory at the driver’s meeting. Drivers not in attendance will start from pit lane after the green flag has dropped for all races entered that day. Face Masks are Mandatory during the drivers meeting.


Race Officials:
Organizer – Joel Nelson
Race Director for the day- James Whitman
Registrar – Cathy Partridge
Clerk of the Course – Daphne Sleigh
Chief Steward – Daphne Sleigh
Tech - James Whitman
Chief of Timing & Scoring - James Partridge

Track Side:
Corner Marshals & Race Control - Atlantic Region Race Control Association
Starter - Derrick Clarke
Pit Entrance - Dave Charters
Grid Marshal – Debbie Miller
Timing & Scoring - Bluenose Autosport Club
Medical - Medical Rescue Team
Tow - Paul McDonnell
Gate - Joanne Wilson

The use of drones/UAVs/RPVs is not permitted within the park boundaries and airspace. Permission may be granted upon receipt of proof of an approved flight plan and proof of insurance prior to the event.

Schedule. (TBD)
8:00 Registration
8:45 Driver’s Meeting 15 min

Watch out for porcupine exiting turn 9!!!!!!

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2009 Canadian Solosprint Champion.
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