Rules

 

Mablethorpe Motorcycle Sand Racing Club Ltd. Operates by Kind permission of East Lindsey District Council. The Club is allowed to race Motorcycles and Quads under licence  and must adhere to the strict safety rules implemented by the Council, any member found to be breaking  the Rules could have their membership terminated.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

All Competitors MUST park on the Beach or Dunes car park, not on the car parks over the  public highway, we are only insured for the Beach area, anyone ignoring this request will be excluded from the meeting.

For new members
All riders must sign on and pay the entry fee, collect a scrutineer ticket then take their machine,  race clothing and helmet to be scrutineered,
engines MUST NOT be run until after the briefing, a whistle will call you when ready. After the briefing engines can be started and practice will
start about ten minutes later, Classes will form up in their race order starting with the Juniors then Road Bikes, Grass, Moto/X, Quads, the lower CCs go first.
Practice is three laps then hopefully five races of four lap duration, this can vary greatly from meeting to meeting as we are whollly at
 the mercy of the Tide and any other unforseen stoppages so the last round could be reduced to three laps or stopped after four rounds.
You MUST NOT at any time ride your machine on any part of the Promenade or road, disregarding this rule will disqualify you from any further meetings.
PLEASE READ YOUR RULE BOOK. 

CLOTHING

In all races and practising the correct clothing consisting of approved competition breeches, leather gloves, knee length motorcycle competition boots, correct fitting upper body armour or leathers, ACU approved or equivalent quality  helmets MUST be worn at all times. All racing clothing must be presented  with the machine at scrutineering.  The word of the scrutineer is final.

RUNNING OF ENGINES

The running of engines is NOT permitted until after the initial riders briefing prior to practice and then only for a five minute period prior to each practice/race. When a practice/race has been completed machines must be taken back to the pits and remain there.

THROTTLES & CUTOUTS

THROTTLES AND CUT-OUTS
Lanyard cut-outs must be fitted to all machines on throttle side.
All throttles must be of the 'twistgrip' type and self returning on all solo machines.
Thumb type throttles may be used on Quads and Trikes as per manufacturers specifications.

LOAN OR CHANGE OF MACHINE

NOT ALLOWED under any circumstances. Any rider permitting his machine to be ridden by any other person will be disqualified from the meeting. Any rider seen to be riding on the public highway (THIS INCLUDES THE PROMENADE) will be disqualified from the meeting.

PRACTIC AND RACE AREA

Any rider using his machine (or permitting same) to be ridden outside the permitted area as designated by the clerk of the course will be disqualified from the meeting. This applies to any area other than the warm up area and the track area. ANY CONCRETE AREAS OR NORTH OF THE OUTFALL OUT OF BOUNDS.

HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WHEN ON THE MACHINE. Failure to comply will result in automatic disqualification.

PENALTIES

Any shortening of the circuit, clipping of markers/cones will mean loss of points for the race. NO WARNING, Marshall’s/Officials report is final. This rule also applies to stakes and ropes, unless unavoidable in the event of an accident, or to avoid a fallen rider. Any rider seen to deliberately force another rider into the ropes or markers shall lose his points for that event, or be disqualified from the meeting subject to the gravity of the incident. Any rider seen refuelling his machine in the pits or car park will be penalised. First offence day ban, second offence season ban.
Machines MUST be refuelled in the roped off area set aside from the pits, fuel must be carried in heavy duty containers coloured red, Max allowed to be carried 2x2 Galls.

TESTING OF MACHINES

If  anyone unavoidably miss practice can test their machine at the discretion of the clerk of the course

Any rider who falls and causes a race to be stopped  (unless unavoidable)  will not be allowed in the re-run.

Children under age, none members, are NOT ALLOWED to ride about on the beach. Mini bikes, fun bikes, etc, NOT ALLOWED, any member allowing this to take place by any member of his family or friends shall be penalised, the entrant shall be fully responsible  for their good conduct and behaviour and must ensure they adhere to our rules.

SIGNING ON

Competitors will not be able to sign on after practice starts. (Secretary’s discretion).
Race fees can be reclaimed or credited on the day if competitor suffers breakdown in practice.

FLAGS

GREEN-Ready to start race. YELLOW– Slow down, NO OVERTAKING. YELLOW & BLACK CROSS– Last Lap. CHEQUERED– Finish.  RED-STOP RACING. NOTE. ANY RIDER SEEN TO DELIBERATELY IGNORE A FLAG SIGNAL OF ANY KIND WILL BE PENALISED.

AWARDS ….!st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. In each junior class...1st. 2nd. 3rd. In all other classes.
Trophy’s  won on the day will be given at the following meeting at sign in.

POINTS

Points awarded on every race are  8-6-4-3-2-1, all riders who finish will get one point irrespective of being lapped.  Collective points will be carried forward to the overall championship.

(a) Double points will be awarded on the last meeting.

(b) To be eligible to qualify for class or championship points there must be at least three competitors in the class.

(c) It is not permissible to ride a machine not designated for that class.

 


 
   



 
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