2017 BOONE COUNTY RACEWAY

GENERAL TRACK RULES

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events.  These rules shall govern the condition of all events and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.  No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations.  They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.  The race promoter shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that, in their opinion, do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements.  No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such alterations of specifications.  Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials.  Their decision is final.  Boone County Raceway reserves the right to reject and/or accept all participants.

Absolutely no one under 14 years of age will be allowed in the pits from 6:00 p.m. to end of races. A parent or legal guardian must sign a release and waiver of responsibility before those 14 to 18 years of age will be allowed to enter the pits. 

 

START TIMES

The Pit Gate will open at 5:30 p.m.  Hot laps are at 7:00PM and the pit meeting at 7:30PM. Races will start at 8:00PM. If you are not lined up to enter the track for your scheduled race, you will lose your starting position and start in the back. All cars must be checked into the pits thirty minutes prior to race time. All cars must pack the track when requested.  Failure to do so will result in whatever punishment is deemed reasonable by the officials. No driver will be allowed to drive a car on the track at any time unless they are wearing an approved racing helmet, suit, gloves and safety belts.



RAIN OUTS

Final decisions on rain-outs will not be made until 2:00 p.m. on race day. We will list rain-outs on Dirt Drivers and our Facebook page. Please do not call before 2:00PM.



REGISTRATION 

Every driver must fill out a registration form and pay a registration fee. Registration will be done at the pit entrance only. Payment for pit pass must be made before entering the pits. NO EXCEPTIONS

First night of racing will be a draw for starting position in the qualifying race and redrawing for the starting positions in the feature. After opening night, car positions will be determined by their point average.  All points go to the driver.  The driver who qualifies the car in heat race is required to drive the car in feature race.  The car used in the heat race, is required to compete in the feature. Failure to abide by this rule will result in that driver starting in back for their next scheduled race. Switching cars in the middle of a race is prohibited and will result in disqualification, loss of money and points for that night of racing.

Any car missing two consecutive race nights will start last for one race night (rain-outs excluded).  In the event of a disqualification, points and money for that night will be forfeited.  After a second disqualification, the car will start last for the remainder of the season and all points to date will be forfeited.  A third disqualification will eliminate the car for the remainder of the season.

All drivers must be at least 14 years of age (proof of age is required).  Drivers under 18 years of age must have a signed and notarized Parent Consent form. This form is to be signed by the Parent or Legal Guardian and said document must be in the hands of the track official before participation of said individual will be allowed.


TECH INSPECTION

After the A feature, the top four cars will weigh at the scale and then proceed directly to the tech area. Failure to do so will result in an immediate disqualification.  If a car fails inspection, the 5th place car may be asked to the tech area.  (Recommend the 5th place car scale in case of a disqualification). Track officials reserve the right to inspect a car at any time.   At the conclusion of the feature race, the winning driver is to drive to the front of the grand stands for the trophy presentation and then immediately to the scale and tech area. Crew members are not allowed to ride on the race car at any time.

A designated tech area will be located east of the scale. Only the driver of the car and 1 member of the crew are allowed in the tech area. (No exceptions and this rule will be strictly enforced)  Violation of this rule will result in immediate disqualification.     

FIGHTING

Any fights before, during or after a race event in the pit area or any part of Boone County Raceway facilities will subject the offender and the car he is associated with to suspension, fine or both. Penalty will depend on the seriousness of the incident and the decision by the officials is final. 

Absolutely no one is allowed in the announcer’s/scorer’s booth or flag stand other than Boone County Raceway management and officials.  Violation of this rule will result in fines and/or disqualifications.

We will not tolerate any profane language in front of the race fans, officials or management.  Be clean and look respectable. Shoes and shirts required At any time the management feels that your appearance, actions or conduct are not in the interest of the Boone County Raceway, you must leave the grounds and a suspension may be awarded.

Speeding through the pit area will be subject to a fine and/or suspension depending upon the seriousness of the incident.

When in the pit area, maintain a constant watch for your own protection.

DISPUTES

All questions or conflicts must be questioned only by the driver the night of the race to the head track official.

A race receiver is required. It is recommended you verify with a track official that you are able to hear the race director. If you are having problems with your race receiver, you are required to contact the race director prior to the race. Failure to abide by this rule will result in starting in last position of that race. 

While on the racing surface, the driver must remain in their car with seatbelts fastened at all times. (Only exception is for a fire) Violations of this rule will result in disqualification for the rest of the night's events, $100.00 fine and possible suspension if deemed necessary by the officials.

 

NUMBERS and LETTERING

Car numbers must be 18" tall and 3" wide and must be located on both sides of the car. 

An 18" tall roof number is mandatory and the base of the number should be on the passenger side of the roof facing the grandstands.  If the number is unreadable you will be notified to make the necessary changes. If the number is still unreadable you will not be scored and will receive last placeCar numbers can have a maximum of 2 numbers and 1 letter.  If possible, we would like to avoid letters unless there is duplication of numbers.  The size, color and style of numbers must be adequate to permit prompt identification by officials at all times. A 6” car number is required on the passenger front corner of the vehicle.

No profanity shall be written anywhere on the car.



PIT REGULATIONS

The pit gates will remain closed after the last race to allow for the drivers to park their cars safely.  No vehicles will be allowed to enter the pits after the races until the race cars are parked.  Spectators will be allowed to walk across the track to the pits at the conclusion of the race activities.

Any car not removed from the grounds at the conclusion of that night's race will be impounded.  A $25.00 fee will be assessed to release the car.

We want to remind you that this is a public facility and no alcoholic beverages are 
allowed
 other than the grandstand.  Law Enforcement Officials have the right to patrol at any time. Please place your trash in the supplied trash bins located through-out the facility.

Anyone not complying with the above safety rules will not be allowed to race until the problem has been corrected.  Be advised that the medical coverage for drivers and pit crew is a secondary coverage.  This means that injured parties will first be required to file an injury claim with their own insurance prior to filing a claim with the track insurance.

Boone County Raceway reserves the right to add or delete any rule for the betterment of the sport in the interest of our track procedures.  

Our first concern is the safety of all our fans, drivers, pit crews and staff. We appreciate your cooperation in these matters so we can all be safe and have a good time at our track.

                

Thank you!

 Boone County Raceway