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SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS FOR RESTRICTED CLUB MOTOR CYCLE ROAD RACE MEETINGS and TEST DAYS
These are abridged Regulations a full version is available in the Members Portal – Downloads
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY. YOU MUST AGREE AND ACCEPT TO PROCEED.
The Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Racing Club will organize a Restricted to Club Test Day on:
Saturday 13th April ACU No 202344
The Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Racing Club will organize Restricted to Club Road Race
Sunday 14th April ACU 202418 ; Sunday 16th June ACU 202419 ; Sunday 11th August ACU 202420
Sunday 8th September ACU 202421 ; Saturday & Sunday 5th & 6th October ACU 202422;
At Darley Moor Sports Centre, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 2ET
2. SECRETARY OF THE MEETING
Sandra Nelson, Darley Moor MCRRC Ltd., Darley Moor Sports Centre, Darley Moor, Ashbourne, DE6 2ET
Tel 01335 343833: Evenings 01246 866537 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Course is situated at Darley Moor Sports Centre Darley Moor Ashbourne Derbyshire, 2 miles south of Ashbourne on the A515 Ashbourne to Lichfleld road,what3words bounty.behalf.charm It is 1.5 miles long and has a minimum width of 30 ft. Riders and drivers will ride in a clockwise direction. ACU PERMANENT COURSE LICENCE No. 013
The meetings will be held under the National Sporting Code and Standing Regulations of the A.C.U. 2024 edition, these Supplementary Regulations and any further Instructions Issued or Official Announcements made.
Clerk of the Course & Incident Officers Andy Barber, Ian McLeod, Eddie Nelson, Kevin Revell
Chief Technical Officer Alan Cheadle, John Clark
Chief Timekeeper Ken Cooper & Anthony Smith HS Sports
Stewards Eddie Nelson, Don Ryder
Safeguarding Officer Sandra Nelson
a. Riders, Drivers & Passengers
To be eligible to enter the competition riders, drivers & passengers must be registered members of the Darley Moor Motor Cycle Road Racing Club. A current competition Licence issued by the A.C.U. or The Scottish A.C.U. must be held by all entrants, riders, drivers & passengers. All competitors must comply with the age restrictions as described in the 2024 ACU Library. Licences must be produced when signing on. Any rider, driver or passenger unable to produce their Licence will only be able to start at the discretion of the Stewards of the Meeting and may be liable to a fine not exceeding £10.00. No Licence will be accepted unless a photograph of the holder is firmly affixed.
Please see the details on each entry form on the on-line booking system or in the downloads in the Members Portal
All tyres must be fitted in compliance with manufacturer’s recommended direction of rotation.
The onus of eligibility rests with the competitor.
7. NUMBER OF RIDERS & DRIVERS ALLOWED
Practice (Inc Test Day) Race
125cc Solos 60 40
Solo 54 36
Sidecar 27 18
Entries must be made on-line via www.darleymoorstore.com
The Organisers undertake to insure each competitor, indemnifying him against any third – party claim made, arising out of the races or official practice excluding claims by other competitors, entrant, sponsor or mechanic.
10. TECHNICAL CONTROL
Competitors are required to confirm that their machine is fit to take part in the TEST DAY. Random Technical Inspections will be carried out. Ant machine or rider failing an inspection will not be permitted to participate in the test day – there will be NO REFUNDS. All machines must be noise tested prior to going on the track. The noise limit is 105dbA.
Competitors are required to produce their machines to Technical Control. All competitors must wear their protective clothing, helmets, boots, gloves, Identification disc and novice jacket (if applicable) when being checked by the Technical Official. When more than one motorcycle is entered they must be presented to Technical Control at the same time. No competitor will be permitted to practice or race unless the Technical Official has passed clothing and machine.
Every machine must be noise tested before practice or racing.
Practice will commence at 10.00 a.m. and terminate at 11.30 a.m. Any competitor unable to complete 3 qualifying laps may be permitted to start at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course.
All practice will be timed and grid positions for the races in each class based on those times. Any competitor not getting a timed practice lap may start from the back of the grid in the races at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course.
Testing will commence at 10.00 am and terminate at 5.30 pm. The duration of the sessions will be set by the organisers.
There will be two races of 6 or 8 laps per class.. First race 11.30 a.m. (approx.) Racing should finish at 5.45 p.m.
13. METHOD OF START RACES
All races will be massed starts with engine running. All races will start by lights or with the lowering of the National Flag. All races will have one competition warm -up lap.
14. AWARDS RACE DAYS
For the second race of each class trophies will be awarded to each class depending on the number of starters as follows:- over 20 starters 4 Trophies, 12 -20 starters 3 Trophies 6 -12 starters 2 Trophies, under 6 starters 1 Trophy. For sidecars Trophies will be awarded to Formula 600 Sidecars and Open Sidecars as follows over 6 starters in a class 2 Trophies 3 – 5 starters in a class 1 Trophy. End of Season awards for the Championship winner will include ONE FREE Entry into a Championship Class at each meeting of the next season (this award is NOT transferrable) Points will be awarded in both class races as follows: 1st -15 points, 2nd 12 points then 10, 8, 6, 5 4, 3, 2, 1 point.
For all invitation classes awards will be as per the Championship Conditions for those classes.
15. FINISH OF RACE RACE DAYS
Every rider or sidecar team who crosses the finishing line after the winner will be placed according to the number of laps completed. No rider or team will be classed as a finisher unless he crosses the finishing line within two minutes of the winner’s time and completes 75% of the total number of laps completed by the winner.
16. RETURN TO PADDOCK TEST DAYS & RACE DAYS
Competitors retiring or who stop for any reason must at once draw off close to the side of the track and station themselves away from the racing line. If a competitor retires from a race he must leave the course with his machine at the first available opportunity. A competitor must not ‘tour’ back to the paddock. No competitor must proceed in the reverse direction to racing, during practice or racing. Any competitor not complying with the above will be disqualified from the event. All competitors during practice and racing must return to the paddock by the official route.
17. ACCIDENTS RACE DAYS & TEST DAYS
Any competitor falling off on the first lap of practice or on the competition warm – up lap will be subject to an automatic maximum fine of £50.00.
In the event of an accident riders or drivers or their representative must give every assistance to ensure that machines involved are re-examined by a Technical Official. Machines may only be collected by the Official Recovery Service on the circuit. Any competitor who is involved in any incident resulting in injury must allow the machine to be impounded by the officials of the meeting. The Club reserves the right for their Medical Officer to examine any competitor to ascertain his/her fitness to compete in the competition. The Medical Officer’s decision will be fact from which there is no right of protest.
Competitors must undertake a breath test for Alcohol, or for Drug Control if selected. Refusal will result in disqualification and a referral to the ACU for further action.
18. CARRYING CAMERAS ON MACHINES.
Any competitor wishing to carry a camera on his machine must complete a request form, available from the Race Office, before fitting the camera. The fitting of cameras on helmets or any clothing is forbidden. FILMING OF AN EVENT FOR PLACING ON SOCIAL MEDIA SITES IS NOT PERMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
19. ADMISSION PASSES
Personal & Vehicle passes are sent with final instructions.
All fuel used during an event must comply with 2024 ACU Fuel Regulations. Fuel is not available at the circuit.
21. WHEELIES & BURN_OUTS
The deliberate performance of wheelies and burnouts will be classed as DANGEROUS RIDING and may result in disqualification from the results and a heavy fine (maximum £500.00). Competitors damaging the tarmac by performing burnouts may be charged for repairs to the damaged tarmac.
22. PADDOCK BIKES & MINI MOTOR CYCLES and CYCLES
THE RIDING OF ANY MOTORCYCLES IN THE PADDOCK IS FORBIDDEN AT ALL TIMES. THE ONLY EXCEPTION IS WHEN A COMPETITOR IS GOING TO THE ASSEMBLY AREA OR RETURNING FROM A RACE. Failure to observe this rule will result in all machines having to be pushed to and from the assembly area.
Under the 1991 Road Traffic Act the riding of these motor cycles at Darley Moor is a criminal offence that could result in the loss of your Licence to drive on the road. Please ensure that everyone in your party, especially children, is aware of this. Any competitor who allows anyone in their party to ride a paddock bike or mini-motorcycle will be liable to a Club fine of £100.00 and disqualification from the meeting. Vandalism and damage to Trees and Buildings etc in the paddock, caused by anyone in your party, will result in disqualification from the meeting and suspension from the Club. In addition the Committee reserves the right to prosecute for criminal damage.
The riding of cycles and scooters etc. by children is not permitted in the Paddock at anytime.
23. PADDOCK PARKING
Wherever possible please park caravans & trailers on the grass. If arriving at night do not upset other competitors who may already have gone to bed for the night. NO GENERATORS ARE TO BE RUN AFTER 11.30 pm or before 7.00 am. Failure to observe these courtesies may result in the paddock being closed overnight to late arrivals.
24. HEALTH AND SAFETY.
All competitors and their team members must comply with the Safety Guidance Notes for use of Competitors, Entrants & Traders – available in the Members Portal
I agree to abide by these Closed to Club Supplementary Regulations.