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Organiser

Victorian Formula 500 Association

Date:

Thursday, 19 December 2019 - Saturday, 21 December 2019

Location:

Simpson Speedway Simpson Victoria


Registration closes on:

Monday, 2 December 2019 at 1:59 AM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

FORMULA 500'S AUSTRALIA INC. AND THE VICTORIAN FORMULA 500 ASSOCIATION INC.

Proudly present the

2020 AUSTRALIAN FORMULA 500 SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP

Supplementary Regulations

Co-ordinators

Chris Olsson  0410 308 398

Maria Olsson 0414 301 982

          email: mariaandchris@bigpond.com

 

DATE:                                Thursday 19th December 2019        - Scrutineering/Practice/Calcutta

                                        Friday 20th December 2019             - Night 1

                                        Saturday 21st December 2019         - Night 2

                                        Rain Out Date : Sunday 22nd December 2019

PROMOTER/VENUE:             Heytesbury Stockfeeds SIMPSON SPEEDWAY,

                                        485 Speedway Road, Bungador Victoria

                                                   www.simpsonspeedway.com.au

This meeting will be conducted under the current Formula 500's Australia Inc. Supplementary Racing Regulations, Australian Speedway Racing Rules and Regulations and these Supplementary Regulations. 

ENTRY FEE:             $250.00 if paid by 1st DECEMBER 2019

LATE ENTRY TO 14th DECEMBER 2019:       $500.00

NOTE: The nomination fee includes FREE entry into the Championship Calcutta for the nominated driver.

All Nominations to be completed online at https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=36446

This does not include transponder hire if applicable.

CALCUTTA DINNER:

Thursday 19th December, 2019 to be held at Simpson Speedway Clubrooms @ 6.30pm

Cost: $35.00 per person (excluding nominated drivers)

Extra / Crew Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=36457

Grid Draws will be conducted on the night.

ENTRY

Drivers must be holders of a current Speedway Australia racing licence, the current Formula 500’s Australia Rule/Log Book July 2019 & Australian Speedway Racing Rules & Regulations July 2019 to produce on demand.

Drivers wishing to enter the Australian Speedway Championship must be familiar with the above mentioned Rules and Regulations.

Competitors must nominate online and pay the appropriate fee before being accepted.

Victorian Formula 500 Assn Inc reserves the right to accept or reject any entry and to amend or cancel any race should circumstances, in the opinion of the promoter warrant it.

The promoter reserves the right to amend or cancel any event should circumstances, in the opinion of the promoter warrant it.

SCRUTINEERING

Scrutineering will be held on Thursday 19th December  from 10am - 3pm.

Times will be allocated. When nominating online, please indicate your preferred scrutineering time. Times cannot be guaranteed. Your official scrutineering time will be notified 1 week prior to the event. The car owner or the nominated driver, as a minimum, must attend scrutineering.

You will need to have with you -  your car, your Licence, your Rule /Log book, a copy of your Engine seal paperwork and all racing apparel (and the cars Rule/ Log Book if you are not the owner of the car you are driving).

Any car not making their allocated scrutineering time will be processed after the last allocated time.

No scrutineering, no practice.

PRACTICE

Practice will be held on Thursday 19th December  from 3.30pm – 5.30pm.

Gate admittance will be $10 per person with the appropriate Speedway Australia membership.

Drivers not wishing to practice may elect to have their car scrutineered on Friday morning 20 December.

STEWARD:      Kelvin Gray

SIGN IN

All drivers will be required to sign in at the Formula 500 trailer by 4pm each day unless otherwise advised.

TRANSPONDERS

Electronic timing Transponders will be used.

Transponders are available for Hire at $35.00 for the weekend.

Drivers will be liable for lost or damaged hired transponders or any hired transponder not returned.

Any car not having a working transponder may not be lap scored.

Any car crossing the start/finish line under the pole line may not be lap scored.

All race results will be uploaded on www.speedhive.mylaps.com as soon as possible after each night.

WEIGHING OF CARS

Weighing of cars will be random after each race at the discretion of the Chief Steward.

Scales will be available prior to racing on each night

Drivers are to ensure their car complies with minimum weight using the supplied scales.

RACECEIVERS

All drivers are responsible for, and must race with, a working Raceceiver (and ear pieces).

LAP SCORING NUMBER;                 

As per Formula 500's Australia Inc Rule 18 (b) page 35 -

"...Number must be clearly visible and easily read. A Lap Scoring number to be positioned on the upper rear most corner of the aerofoil on the inside of the left-hand panel.  This lap scoring number to be white on black or black on white background."

3 DAY RACE FORMAT –

Day 1 –          8.30am  - Pits open

                    10am - 3pm Scrutineering,

                    3.30pm - 5.30pm Practice,

                    6.30pm  - Calcutta.

Day 2 – Pits open -1.00pm

                    SIGNIN DEADLINE - 4.00 pm

                    Scrutineering

                    3 Rounds of Heats

Day 3 – Pits open -1.00pm

                    SIGNIN DEADLINE - 4.00 pm

                    Scrutineering.

                    Round 4 of Heats, B Main, C Main (if warranted), A Main Final

Each driver will compete four times against a varied field. Draw to be done in such a way that all drivers will get a front quarter, 2nd quarter, 3rd quarter and a rear quarter. Points will be allocated for every position filled in each heat in accordance with the following schedule.

Placing

Points


Placing

Points


Placing

Points

1st

20


6th

15


11th

10

2nd

19


7th

14


12th

9

3rd

18


8th

13


13th

8

4th

17


9th

12




5th

16


10th

11




 

All Heats to be 10 laps.  Maximum 13 cars per heat.

The 16 available cars with the highest points after all heat races will go directly into the A-Main.

The highest point scorer in the Championship heats, shall be allocated choice of front row positions (either position 1 or position 2) in the Final, prior to entering the track.

The next highest 16 available cars will go into the B main with the first 4 placed (available) cars transferring to the A-Main.

The next highest 20 available cars will go into the C main with the first 4 placed (available) cars transferring to the B-Main.

Any tied points will be determined by fastest lap time in the heats on the night as determined by the timing system.

A MAIN  - 30 laps, B MAIN  - 15 laps, C MAIN  - 10 Laps

Reserves for Final: If less than 21 cars start the A Main, reserves may be used.

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations will be held as soon as possible after the final for each driver placed 1st to 5th in the final.

Presentations will take place on the infield

These drivers are to attend presentations in full race suit including racing footwear (without helmet or gloves) unless otherwise directed by the title coordinators

PRIZE MONEY

 

Championship A- Main Final

B-Main

C-Main

1st

$5,000.00

 

 

2nd

$2,500.00

 

 

3rd

$1,500.00

 

 

4th

$1,200.00

 

 

5th

$1,000.00

$200.00

$100.00

6th

$900.00

$200.00

$100.00

7th

$800.00

$200.00

$100.00

8th

$700.00

$200.00

$100.00

9th

$700.00

$200.00

$100.00

10th

$600.00

$200.00

$100.00

11th

$600.00

$150.00

$100.00

12th

$500.00

$150.00

$100.00

13th

$500.00

$150.00

$100.00

14th

$400.00

$150.00

$100.00

15th

$400.00

$150.00

$100.00

16th

$300.00

$150.00

$100.00

17th

$300.00

$150.00

$100.00

18th

$250.00

$150.00

$100.00

19th

$250.00

$150.00

$100.00

20th

$250.00

$150.00

$100.00

 

 

 

 

$22,950.00

$18,650.00

$2,700.00

$1,600.00

 

SIMPSON SPEEDWAY

TRACK DESCRIPTION:

Track Length: 395m – 1m out from the pole line

Track Surface: Dark Coastal Clay

Track Width: 15m front and back straight, 16m turns 1-2 & 3-4

Track Banking: 9° on front and back straight, 12° turns 1-2 & 3-4

Track Safety Barrier: Concrete wall.

CAR WASH

Pressure wash facilities will be available prior to the Calcutta dinner.

CALCUTTA

Drinks at reasonable prices will be available at the Calcutta. Definitely no B.Y.O.

LOCATION

Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway is located between Avalon and Warrnambool.

Although not on the Princes Highway the rural venue is easily located within 10 – 30 minutes

from a number of central locations to the venue and just 13km NNE of the Simpson township.

ACCOMMODATION

A large range of accommodation options are available within the area.

Further information can be found on www.simpsonspeedway.com.au

Camping will be permitted at the track however prior consent must be obtained from Alan Symons (President) on 0429 229 662

 

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 "Verbal and physical abuse of any official or other competitors, and deliberately distracting or provoking others is not acceptable or permissible behaviour.

Competitors are responsible for their own conduct as well as the conduct of any person associated with them, such as pit crews, vehicle owners and sponsors".