First time racing?
This is what you need to know.
Welcome to the Competition side of the Club. The following information will hopefully give you an insight on how to prepare and what to expect on your first race day:
Read them thoroughly! They are emailed to you with your race entry payment receipt and are also located on here. They give you all the race rules, eligibility, format, times and details for the race day.
Gates open 7:00 am (unless otherwise stated in Supp Regs).
These are first in best dressed with no allocated pit bays Limited Power is available – some bays at the Wanneroo track are powered by a distribution board – supplied by the Club courtesy of Tiger Kart Club however other race tracks may not offer the same service, therefore if you are planning on using tyre warmers, plan on bringing your own generator.
Be prepared and bring your own extension lead/double adaptor too, all leads must be fixed/ taped overhead, not running along the ground or across walkways. The onus is on the rider to ensure that they are OHS safe.
Pit Paddock Parking
All support vehicles, trailers must be parked in car park areas and not in carports.
Rider and Volunteer Sign On
Will take place in the in the Race Secretaries office. Be prepared with your MA licence & membership card.
Machine and Riding Gear Examination
Commences for all rounds from 7:30am. Be prepared with your bike and riding gear.
Machine examination will take place in the area specified on the morning of the race day, at Wanneroo this is usually opposite the Sign On office
Riders will be given plenty of warning regarding what time the briefing will take place – attendance is compulsory and you will need to sign the riders briefing attendance sheet. If you miss the briefing, you must see the Clerk of Course for an individual briefing before entering the track. This will only be done in extraordinary circumstances.
Practice & Qualifying
See Event Supplementary Regulations for order of sessions.
Timing Transmitters & Brackets
Transmitters are compulsory and are issued race morning from the Race Office. They must be fitted for practice/qualifying.
Fix to front forks (BUT to be kept away from heat source)
NOTE: Fixing brackets will be required. Brackets can be purchased from the race office at $15 each.
Transmitters are the rider’s responsibility and must be returned to the race office at the end of racing. If not returned on the day, the rider must return the transponder to MWA in Maylands as soon as possible in business hours and a late fee of $50 will be incurred.
Any loss of or damage to a timing transmitter is the responsibility of the competitor.
Replacement cost is approximately $100.
Determined as per Sup Regs. Please make yourself familiar with your grid position for each race.
Row numbers are indicated on the grid sheets and also row markers are placed on the side of the race track as you line up for your race start.
For 2018 Solos are 3 per row echelon style.
Grid Positions will be posted on the notice board in the pit area after qualifying.
Medical Centre / Race Control
Enquiries any issues relating to Race Control or on track issues or enquiries with regard to a fallen or injured competitor are to be made through the Race Secretary. Please notify your support crew and any family.
Medical Clearance: if you are transported to hospital or recommended to visit a hospital/Doctor you will require a “medical clearance to race a motorcycle” to either continue on the day or take part at the next Race/ Practice or Tuning day. A copy is to be forwarded to both Motorcycling WA and to SupermotoWA via email prior to you practicing or competing again.
At the end of each race day you and your crew are invited to attend the Presentations to be held in the pit bays. Trophies and prizes will be presented.
Please make your crew, family members aware of the following:
Enclosed footwear must be worn at all time in pit areas.
No alcohol in the Pit Bay/Paddock area.
No smoking in Pit Bays or on the grass area. For the designated smoking area please check the site area map.
Children must be under parental supervision at all times.
No dogs unless they are seeing-eye dogs.