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OHIO VALLEY RACEWAY TRACK RULES & REGULATIONS

1. BURNOUTS ANYWHERE OTHER THAN DESIGNATED AREAS MAY LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE EVENT & LOSS OF ENTRY FEES.

2. SPEED LIMIT IN THE PITS AND STAGING LANES IS 5 MPH, ATV’S & SCOOTERS INCLUDED.

3. ALL OPERATORS OF ATV’S, GOLF CARTS & SCOOTERS MUST BO 16 YRS OF AGE, WITH A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE.

4. ONE WORKING TAILLIGHT IS REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES.

5. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CHECK YOUR DIAL-IN ON THE SCOREBOARDS BEFORE PRE-STAGING (SUPER PRO CARS SHOULD CHECK THEIR OWN DIAL-IN AS WELL AS THEIR OPPONENTS). THERE WILL BE NO RE-RUNS FOR INCORRECT DIAL-INS. IF YOU PRE-STAGE WITH AN INCORRECT DIAL-IN YOU HAVE BOUGHT IT.

6. DRIVERS DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR TAKING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE EVENT & LOSS OF ENTRY FEE (ZERO TOLERANCE).

7. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR CONTAINERS ALLOWED.

8. FIGHTING WILL RESULT IN BEING EJECTED FROM THE TRACK & LOSS OF RACING PRIVILEGES.

9. NO EXCESSIVE BRAKING AT THE FINISH LINE.

10. PAIRINGS IN COMBO, TROPHY, AND JUNIOR DRAGSTER WILL BE DETERMINED BY PULLING CARDS. SUPER PRO AND PRO WILL BE PAIRED AS THEY SIT IN THE STAGING LANES.

11. THERE WILL BE NO RE-RUNS, UNLESS THE RUN IS NOT PROPERLY TERMINATED BY COMPUTER.

12. ONLY TWO CREW MEMBERS ARE ALLOWED BEYOND THE YELLOW LINE INTO THE RESTRICTED AREA AND YOU MUST DISPLAY WRISTBAND.

13. NO UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY INTO THE TOWER.

14. DIAL-INS MUST BE DISPLAYED ON THE FRONT, SIDE, & REAR WINDOWS BEFORE LEAVING THE STAGING LANES. IF YOU ARE IN THE STAGING LANES YOU WILL BE PAIRED UP, BROKE OR NOT.

15. BUY-BACKS MUST BE WITH THE SAME VEHICLE & DRIVER AS THE PREVIOUS ROUND.

16. PRE-STAGING MUST BE A FORWARD MOTION.

17. VEHICLES LEAKING ANY UNSAFE FLUIDS MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.

18. BURNOUTS ARE TO BE STARTED AT THE FRONT EDGE OF THE WATER IN THE BURNOUT BOX.

19. DOORSLAMMERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BURN ACROSS THE STARTING LINE UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY AN OFFICIAL.

20. DELAY BOXES & DOWN TRACK STUTTER BOXES AR NOT ALLOWED IN PRO.

21. JR DRAGSTERS MUST BE TOWED FROM THE YELLOW LINE (LOCATED AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE RETURN ROAD TO MAIN PIT AREA) TO THE STAGING AREA.

22. TIME RUNS ARE IN SESSIONS. IF YOU MISS A SESSION, YOU MISS THAT RUN. YOU ARE GUARANTEED ONLY 1 TIME RUN. IF YOU ARRIVE LATE – NO TIME RUN – YOU WILL HAVE TO DIAL IT IN.

23. A STAGGERED TREE WILL BE USED IN COMBO & PRO ONLY.

24. AUTO –START WILL BE USED IN ALL CLASSES EXCEPT JR DRAGSTERS & TROPHY.

25. PARKING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. NO SAVING PLACES.

26. NO ANTI-FREEZE ALLOWED.

27. THE FINISH LINE IS THE LAST CONE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE TRACK, NOT THE SCOREBOARDS. DO NOT RACE TO THE SCOREBOARDS.

28. ALL NHRA SAFETY RULES & REGULATIONS APPLY AT EVERY EVENT.

29. EACH RACE ENTRY MUST HAVE A TECH CARD, WITH THE CORRECT DRIVER. RACE CARS AND DRIVERS ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER TWO DIFFERENT CLASSES. HOWEVER SUPER PRO CARS MUST HAVE THE DELAY BOX DISCONNECTED & REMOVED FROM THE RACE CAR.

30. COURTESY STAGING APPLIES TO ALL CLASSES USING THE AUTO-START SYSTEM. BOTH CARS MUST BE PRE-STAGED BEFORE EITHER CAN STAGE.

31. ALL SAFETY EQUIPMENT MUST BE WORN UNTIL YOU ARE SAFELY OFF OF THE RACE TRACK.

32. ONCE A JR DRAGSTER HAS PRE-STAGED THE CAR CANNOT BE TOUCHED.

33. ALL DRIVERS, OF ANY VEHICLE ON THE RACE TRACK, MUST SIGN THE INSURANCE WAIVER, PASS TECH, & TURN IN THEIR TECH CARD.

34. WHEN YOUR CLASS HAS BEEN CALLED TO THE STAGING LANE FOR ELIMINATIONS, YOU MUST BE AT THE HEAD OF THE STAGINGS LANES WHEN THE LAST CAR (OR PAIR) REACHES THE BURNOUT BOX OR YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. “NO EXCEPTIONS.”

35. ONCE IN THE STAGING LANES FOR ELIMINATION, YOU MAY NOT CHANGE LANES OR POSITIONS UNLESS GRANTED PERMISSION OR TOLD TO DO SO BY A RACE OFFICIAL.

36. 2 CARS ARE REQUIRED IN THE BURNOUT BOX DURING TIME TRIALS.

37. WHEN ROUND ROBIN IS CALLED, RACERS WILL HAVE APPROX 12 MINUTES BETWEEN RUNS.

38. WARNINGS FOR A VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED RULES IS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF THE EVENT DIRECTOR. THE DECISION OF THE EVENT DIRECTOR IS FINAL. 3 WARNINGS OF ANY KIND MAY RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION.

OHIO VALLEY JR DRAGSTER RULES (2011)

1. 12.90 OR SLOWER MUST HAVE A YELLOW STRAP ON THE TOP RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROLL CAGE.

2. 8-90 – 12.90 MUST HAVE A RED STRAP ON THE TOP RIGHT SIDE OF THE ROLL CAGE.

3. ONCE A JR DRAGSTER HAS PRE-STAGED THE CAR CAN NOT BE TOUCHED.

4. JR DRAGSTERS MUST BE TOWED OR PUSHED FROM THE YELLOW LINE (LOCATED AT THE ENTRANCE OF RETURN ROAD, TO THE MAIN AREA) TO THE STAGING AREA OR PIT AREA.

5. ONE FUNCTIONING LIGHT IS MANDATORY, AND MUST BE VISIBLE FROM REAR OF THE CAR.

6. IF A JR DRAGSTER DRIVER IS CAUGHT OPERATING A ATV, GOLF CART, SCOOTER, BIKE, ETC. WITHOUT A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE, HE OR SHE MAY BE IMMEDIATELY DISQUALIFIED, POINTS TAKEN AWAY, AND LOOSE THE PRIVILEGE OF RACING AT OHIO VALLEY RACEWAY.

7. IT’S THE DRIVER AND CREWS RESPONSIBILITY, TO CHECK YOUR DIAL-IN ON THE SCOREBOARDS. IF YOU PRE-STAGED WITH AN INCORRECT DIAL-IN, YOU BOUGHT IT!

8. PAIRING WILL BE DETERMINED BY PULLING CARDS.

9. THERE WILL BE NO RE-RUNS, UNLESS THE RUN IS NOT PROPERLY TERMINATED BY COMPUTER.

10. ALL SAFETY EQUIPMENT MUST BE WORN, UNTIL YOU ARE SAFELY OFF THE RACE TRACK.

11. ONCE THE FIRST PAIR OF JR DRAGSTERS GO. THE NEXT PAIR MUST BE READY TO PRE-STAGE ON THE STARTERS COMMAND. (WHEN BOTH JR’S GET OFF OF TRACK).


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