2021 Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour at Road Atlanta Powered by Hagerty
2021 Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour at Road Atlanta Powered by Hagerty
The Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour is an engaging, accessible and inclusive nationwide tour designed to give enthusiasts the chance to push limits on track, to experience cars bound only by budget and imagination and to enjoy off-track social activities featuring food, media, photography and fun. Camping at the track is encouraged, friends and family are welcome and food and drink are available on site.
ON-TRACK, drivers will tackle the 2.54-mile Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta to see who can put down the best laps as part of the action-packed SCCA American Road Race of Champions.
REGISTRATION COMING SOON
Driver Entry Fee: $345 (Non-Members)
*If you don't have your own AMB or Westhold compatible transponder, you will need to add a rental transponder. Entries within seven days of the event may not be guaranteed a rental transponder.
OFF-TRACK: Those who want to experience the action, excitement and festivities of a Time Trials National Tour are not limited to drivers. Tech Officials, Timing and Scoring gurus and more are welcome at the event and at the parties. Helping as a volunteer, worker or officials costs nothing and those interested can apply by using the link below.
|Event Lead||John Hunter
A. GENERAL RULES: This event is governed by the 2021 SCCA Time Trial Rules (TTR), National Competition Format and National Classing as outlined at timetrials.scca.com plus the rules and procedures found on this page.
B. PASSING & TRACK PROCEDURES: Groups will use the suggested passing rules and procedures for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced Drivers as outlined in the “Rules of The Track” section found at timetrials.scca.com.
C. CLOTHING: Drivers are required to wear the minimum clothing outlined in the SCCA Time Trials Rules or as required in the specific track rules for their car and class. Safe apparel must be worn in the pits at all times (shirts and closed toe shoes). Crew members on pit lane must display their event credentials at all times while on pit lane.
D. PACED LAPS: Paced Laps are intended for Novice Drivers and Drivers who have never seen the track. Other drivers may join with permission of their group's driver coach if they join at the back and track density permits.
E. PIT LANE: The speed limit on pit road is 25 mph. No tire scrubbing in the pit lane prior to entering the course.
F. IMPOUND: Drivers will report to impound for post-session debriefs immediately following each session.
G. RESULTS: Live timing will be available during the event at timetrials.scca.com. Provisional and final results will be posted at the Event Center. Additionally, final results will be posted to timetrials.scca.com no later than seven days following the completion of the event.
H. FLAG PROCEDURES: Black Flag Station and other event-specific flagging procedures will be announced at the event.
I. SCALES: Location and Requirements will be available at check-in.
J. EVENT SCHEDULE: Actual session start times may be delayed from the published schedule due to unforeseen circumstances during the event. It is the driver’s responsibility to listen to the PA system and pay attention to activity on track. The schedule or run groups may only be changed (or start times advanced) at the discretion of the Competition Director, with concurrence by the Event Lead, depending on pre-race entry counts or as needed to accommodate situations during the event.
K. COMMUNICATIONS: Radio frequencies used by event officials may be monitored but shall not be used for communication by any participant.
A. DRIVER ELIGIBILITY: The event is open to all drivers with a valid state driver's license and a full or weekend membership to the SCCA. If you don't have a membership you can join or include the weekend membership when you register.
B. TIME TRIALS LICENSES: It will help if you have one, but it's OK if you don't. Event officials will work with you to make sure you get one fitting your experience level at the event. (No charge.)
C. MEDICAL: Please notify the Officials of any pertinent medical condition(s). Any participants involved in an accident in which there is significant damage or any injury, or at a race official’s discretion, MUST present themselves or be transported to the track medical facility for evaluation. Off-site medical transportation fees may apply.
D. MINOR DRIVERS: Drivers 16- and 17-years-old, with a state-issued driver's license can compete, but there is some extra paperwork. Please contact Officials before the event and get approval from the Event Lead.
A. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY: Competition is open to all vehicles conforming to the National Time Trials Classes.
B. DECALS: All cars must have Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour decals and any required partner decals visibly placed on each side of the vehicle and a Tire Rack windshield banner at the top of the front windshield. Decals will be provided free of charge and may be obtained at registration and/or tech. A diagram of sticker placement for Time Trials National Tour events can be found here: Time Trials National Tour Decal Placement. A diagram of sticker placement for Time Trials Nationals can be found here: Time Trials Nationals Decal Placement.
C. TECHNICAL INSPECTION: All vehicles must be presented at tech to turn in tech forms and pass the event safety inspection (Tech) if required prior to any on-course participation. Tech may also check event sponsor decal requirements and verify compliance of Vehicle Identification. Competitors are cautioned that vehicle/identification color combinations such as red/black, red/blue, and white/silver do not have adequate contrast.
D. TIMING & SCORING: All cars are required to use fully operational MyLaps/AMB TranX260 or X2 transponders. The driver is responsible for providing correct information to Timing & Scoring. Non-functioning transponders will likely result in the loss of times.
E. RENTAL TRANSPONDERS: Rental transponders are available through registration.
A. Competition Vehicle Parking: There will be a designated area for SCCA Time Trials National Tour Competitors. This area will be posted closer to the event.
B. Spectator/Crew Parking: Spectator and crew parking is very limited in the paddock area. Ride sharing and race team cooperation are appreciated.
C. EMERGENCY LANES: Keep all lanes in the paddock open at all times. This is necessary so that emergency vehicles of all sorts can fulfill their duties. If you leave a vehicle blocking an emergency lane, it will be removed without warning.
A. Racing Fuel: Road Atlanta has automatic (credit card) pumps for both unleaded (98 octane) and leaded (110 & 112 octane) VP racing gas. While these pumps are normally available throughout the weekend, at a recent event the phone lines failed and the pumps failed to operate. Should this happen again we will make every effort to resolve the situation, but participants would be well served to plan ahead to ensure they have adequate fuel for the weekend. There ARE alternate sources of racing fuel in the vicinity.
B. Medical Facility: If you are sick or injured, please check with the medical staff. They will treat you as needed and process necessary paperwork. SCCA insurance will not pay if you do not have the paperwork processed. The facility is located at the beginning of pit lane.
3. GENERAL RULES
A. Property Damage: Road Atlanta and/or SCCA-Atlanta may hold drivers responsible for damages to property. Drivers continually cutting apexes in the grass may be held financially responsible for repairs and may be penalized.
B. Participant, Crew, Guest Conduct and Intoxicants: Any participant using intoxicants before their race group or assigned duties are over each day is subject to disqualification from the event and ejection from the property. Use of illegal drugs is specifically prohibited at all times during the event. Anyone using illegal drugs is subject to disqualification and ejection from the property. Drivers are responsible for their crew. Workers are responsible for their guests. Impound and Registration are race activities. Smoking is prohibited indoors as well as in Tech, Grid, Pit Lane, and within 20 feet of the Media Center/Tower.
C. Pavement and Wastes: Per Road Atlanta policy: Do not drive stakes into the pavement. Always use wood blocks or metal plates to prevent pavement damage from jacks and jack stands. Do not spill oil, coolant, or fuel onto pavement or ground. Receptacles for waste oil and for coolant are available in the tech shed. Please make provision for removing from the premises any used tires, fuel, brake fluid, solvents, hazardous waste products, and batteries. If you do have an accidental spill, please call for the Race Chairman.
D. Restricted Hours: Hall County ordinance prohibits running race engines between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM. It also prohibits running race engines during the hours from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon on Sundays. Road Atlanta’s gates will be locked at 8:00 PM on the last day of the event. Please be off the premises by that time.
E. Other Restrictions: Per Road Atlanta policy: There is a strict 5 MPH speed limit on all personal ATVs, bicycles, MoPeds, or other personal transportation devices at all times. Pets are allowed only in the paddock area and must be leashed at all times when not inside a vehicle. No glass containers are allowed on the property. Skateboards, passenger-carrying wagons and skates are prohibited in the paddock, pit and grid areas. The operation of any vehicle by persons not holding a valid State Operator’s Permit is prohibited. Road Atlanta policies that may not be known at the writing of these Supplementary Regulations will supersede any rules stated here.
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The idea is simple- drivers send in their lap video, a Racers360 coach reviews it, and makes a response video with overlaid footage of them talking you through each part of your lap and where you can improve your approach to shave off valuable seconds. Each coaching video is about 20 minutes and is yours to keep so you can watch it over and over again to get that lap perfect. And these aren’t amateur coaches we’re talking about. These are seasoned professionals who have been there, done that, AND got the trophies! Names like Memo Gidley, Mike Skeen, Peter Krause, and Pippa Mann, just to give you an idea. Curious how it all comes together? Check out an example of their coaching videos HERE.
Interested in getting some coaching from the Racers360 team? You can purchase sessions when you register for TTNT events. They have offers and packages tailored for the TTNT crowd:
One Lap Analysis (same day turn around time): $149 - Simply send in video from any device and a coach will breakdown your driving corner by corner with an in-depth coaching session. We turn your roughly 2 minute lap video into a 15 minute coaching session where coaches focus on driving techniques specific to the experience level you have, the car you drive and the track you are driving on. Must be purchased a minimum of 5 days ahead of your on track session.
Data Analysis (same day turn around time) - $199 - Send in data of one session from any data logger system and a coach will review your data and film a data analysis coaching session giving you specific ways you can improve. Must be purchased a minimum of 5 days ahead of your on track session.
Personal Coaching Package - $269 - This package includes 2 one lap analysis with same day analysis videos with a 10% discount. You are guaranteed to have the same coach with both videos! Must be purchased a minimum of 5 days ahead of your on track session.
A. REGISTRATION: Online Registration is preferred, but drivers without the ability to enter online may request a call-in registration by e-mailing the address below or may request a paper entry form and mail it with their entry fees to the SCCA National Office:
6620 SE Dwight Street
Topeka, KS 66619
Do not mail entries by any method that requires a signature upon delivery.
B. PAYMENTS, WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Credit card payment is required for online registration. Full refund will be given for withdrawals requested before the event. All withdrawals must be made in writing to email@example.com.
Notice to Participants: In light of the current COVID-19 situation, every attempt will be made to minimize the risks of exposure to the virus. New processes and procedures are being developed and will be put into place for events going forward. Please review the overall guidelines for Time Trials events, and watch for guideline communications specific to this event from Event and Program Leaders as the event approaches.
Ultimately, it is your responsibility to assess the risk to you, both on-track and off, and to make the decision on whether or not to participate. If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone who has been experiencing these symptoms in the last two weeks, please stay home.
While on site please take the health and safety of your fellow participants, volunteers and staff into consideration and practice social distancing, wear a mask, and wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer frequently.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 within two (2) weeks of attending an SCCA event, we ask that you notify the event Registrar immediately.
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