68th South Australian Speedcar Championship
Nomination Info - 3rd February 2018
The South Australian Speedcar Association welcomes all competitors, teams, friends and families to Murray Bridge Speedway for the 68th running of the South Australian Speedcar Championship; and round three of the Six Crown Series!
Thanks to Murray Bridge Speedway, Speedcars Australia and Speedway Australia; the minimum prize pool for this season's SA Championship is $7,000, and tow money is payable per the Six Crown Series supplementary regulations found HERE. Bonus prizes are also up for grabs thanks to our local SA Speedcars sponsors.
Nominations will only be taken online below. Please fill in the following nomination form which will automatically be sent to SA Speedcars upon submission. NO NOM FEES APPLY! We will send an acknowledement email that your nomination has been received. If you do not receive a notification within 24 hours of submitting online, please call or email Alison on 0419 352 231.
Address: Kennett Rd, Bridge East, SA 5253
Infoline: (07)3277 7745
Phone : (08) 8532 1150
Fax: (08) 8532 1012
The track is located approximately 1.5km from the city centre on the eastside of the river. If coming from Adelaide, drive through the town and over the old Murray Bridge and turn right onto Kennett Road approximately 1km after the Bridge.
Please read the track's Frequently Asked Questions to see if your question has already been answered. Please do not email any urgent enquiries on race day. The majority of staff are away from computers on race days. For all urgent enquiries, please contact the office on (08) 8532 1150. Speedway Office for Corporate Suite/Catering Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 rounds of heats (marble drawn 1st round, inverted/heat swap 2nd round). Top 16 on points automatically qualify to the A-Main. B-Main (time permitting, numbers dependant), first 4 cars transfer to A-Main. Pole Shuffle for top 6 to determine first 6 starting positions in the A-Main. 30 lap A-Main.
The points system for qualifying heats to determine starters for the final is as follows: - 1st, 25. 2nd, 20. 3rd, 16. 4th, 13. 5th, 11. 6th, 10. 7th, 9. 8th, 8. 9th, 7. 10th, 6. 11th, 5. 12th, 4. 13th, 3. 14th, 2. 15th, 1. DNF’s receive no points.
The Pole Shuffle earns no points towards championship pointscore.
SPARE CAR RULES:
All spare cars must be nominated prior to the event. This forms part of the nomination form where fields are available to capture the number, engine & chassis of your spare car. There are no additional fees.
No two (2) drivers can qualify in the same car.
If a driver uses a spare car in heat races, the driver will lose all points prior to changing cars and can start in their starting positions in the remainder of the heats.
A driver having already qualified for the Pole Shuffle or either Main may substitute another car, forfeiting all qualifying points and starting ROF in that event. EXAMPLES:
Qualify in the pole shuffle in 2nd, change cars to compete & start from 6th in Pole Shuffle in lieu of 2nd.
Qualify into the A-Main in 10th, change cars and start 20th in lieu of 10th.
EVENT MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:
Only one-way communication from an authorised Speedcars Australia Inc. race controller will be allowed and is mandatory for all drivers (i.e. RACEceivers).
Transponders are also mandatory, using the Amb transx 260 transponders system. if you own a transponder, please include your number in the nomination form to allow the venue to set up the transponder system in advance. Transponders will also be available for rent from the venue at a cost of $20 per night.
Pit mats are mandatory at the venue. Please ensure appropriate pit mats (tarps acceptable) are used in your it bay at all times to avoid track fines.
Scrap parts and used tyres are not to be left in the pits after the event. Fines will be issued by the venue in the event any used parts are left behind.
Local cars must be registered and international cars must undergo inspection. All nominated cars (including spare cars) must be scrutineered at the venue on race day prior to taking to the track. Competitors and owners are responsible for ensuring they are aware of and comply with the specifications defined in the 2017-2018 Speedcars Australia Inc. Racing Manual.
WEIGHING OF CARS:
At minimum, the top placed cars may be weighed after the main event, and cars can also be called for random weighing at anytime. Cars will be weighed with the driver per rule 6.2.3.
Per rule 5.3.1 Any person, crew member or other, proven to be associated with a driver or car, who enters the racetrack under yellow or red light situations without the expressed authority of the Chief Steward will be fined $500 for the first offence, with the said driver also being fined $500 and disqualified from the race meeting.
Pit admission is subject to the following restrictions:
i) patrons aged 16 years or over, or 12 years and over if they hold a current Speedway Australia licence
ii) Must have enclosed footwear
iii) Must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs
iv) No animals allowed
v) Minimum dress requirements are shorts, short sleeved shirt or t-shirt and covered shoes.
A full list of pit rules is available from the Speedway Office.
TOW MONEY: will be paid by Speedcars Australia Inc to the registered car owner only per Six Crown supplementary regulations.
PRIZE MONEY: will be paid by SA Speedcars to the bank account provided in the nomination form. Please ensure this is accurate before submitting.
Nominations are required by Sunday, 28th January 2018 at 5pm (SA) to allow the track to program events for the night. There are NO nomination fees. For more information, please email or call Alison on 0419 352 231.
By nominating for this event, entrants and car-owners confirm they understand the specifications, rules and regulations per the 2017-2018 Speedcars Australia Race Rules, Regulations and Specifications (2017-2018 Racing Manual) and Australian Speedway Racing Rules (Oct 2017) and those imposed on them by the title venue.
This event will be conducted under the rules and regulations stipulated by Speedcars Australia including the possibility of engine, fuel and weight testing throughout the event. It is understood that drug and alcohol testing may be conducted at any time, per Speedway Australia's ‘Drug & Alcohol Policy’ and 'Drug & Alcohol Testing Procedures'. Failure by any person/s including driver, owner and crew to comply with these and all Speedcars Australia rules and regulations may result in the exclusion of the car/driver from this event.
Competitors enter at their own risk and must meet personal accident insurance obligations as per Speedway Australia requirements.