2021 Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Powered by Hagerty
2021 Tire Rack SCCA Time Trials National Tour at Michelin Raceway 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.
|Event Lead||John Hunter
|Competition Director||Kathy Barnes|
|Driver Coaches||Justin Barbry, Tom O'Gorman, Nikki Edwards|
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.
DRIVER ELIGIBILITY AND INFORMATION
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.
VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY AND INFORMATION
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.
ROAD ATLANTA TRACK INFORMATION
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.
ROAD ATLANTA SCHEDULE
Friday, November 5
|7:00AM||Road Atlanta Sign in at Registration Building Opens
|5:00PM||Road Atlanta Sign in Closes|
Saturday, November 6
|7:00AM||ARRC Registration Opens at Registration Building|
Warm-up for ARRC Races
||ARRC Races - 20-minute races for Race Groups 1-3 and Spec MX-5 Challenge Race 1
Time Trials Check-In/Registration/Tech Opens in Pro Paddock
||Time Trials Driver's Meeting - Location TBA|
||Time Trials Novice Drivers Meeting
||Time Trials Check-In/Registration/Tech Closes
||LUNCH - TRACK TOURING AT DISCRETION OF ROAD RACE CHIEF STEWARD - POTENTIALLY BY $20 DONATION TO WORKER FUND
||Time Trials Group 1 - Practice Session
||Time Trials Group 2 - Practice Session
||Time Trials Group 3 - Practice Session
||ARRC Races - 20-minute races for Race Groups 4-7
||Time Trials Group 1 - Time Attack 1- Session 1
||Time Trials Group 2 - Time Attack 1 - Session 1
||Time Trials Group 3 - Time Attack 1- Session 1
||End of all Time Trial Sessions|
Sunday, November 7
|8:05AM||Qualifying for ARRC Endurance Race
Time Trials Group 1- Time Attack 2- Session 1
||Time Trials Group 2 - Time Attack 2 - Session 1
||Time Trials Group 3 - Time Attack 2 - Session 1|
||LUNCH - 2-Hour NO RACE ENGINES Break
|Atlanta Region On Track Drivers Education Event|
||40-Minute Spec MX-5 Challenge Race
|1:00PM||45-Minute APC and 90-Minute Endurance Championship Race (Run concurrently)|
||Time Trials Group 1 - Time Attack 1 - Session 2|
||Time Trials Group 2 - Time Attack 1 - Session 2
||Time Trials Group 3 - Time Attack 1 - Session 2|
||Time Trials Group 1 - Time Attack 2 - Session 2|
||Time Trials Group 2 - Time Attack 2 - Session 2|
||Time Trials Group 3 - Time Attack 2 - Session 2|
||End Time Trials Track Activity
||KONI Podium Celebration|
PAYMENTS WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
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.
COVID 19 EVENT GUIDELINES
There have been revised CDC guidelines surrounding COVID-19 released May 13, 2021, we have revised the SCCA COVID-19 Event Protocol for participants, event support, staff and drivers as follows for all National-led events.
You can read more here: https://www.scca.com/pages/covid-19-event-guidelines
We recommend this course of action for Regions as appropriate, and as local guidelines allow.
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