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Doors open for practice at 6.30pm. Racers are randomly sorted into groups of four to race in their heats.
Heats begin between 6.55 and 7pm.
All racers complete four 2 minute heats, one heat in each lane. Full laps and part laps completed are recorded. The best 3 heat scores are added together and racers are sorted into finals, four racers in each final.
Finals take place over 2 or 3 minutes -
The winner and the highest-
Finishing position determines points awarded to the appropriate championships. If a racer is unable to complete their heats or finals, their finishing position will be the last place of the final they have qualified for. To qualify for the finals, a racer must have run in at least one heat.
Club cars and controllers
Club cars are available at all our HO events. The car bodies are colour-
Club controllers will be loaned one per person per event and will stay with the individual
racer, not the lane. These controllers include DS, Parma and Ninco models -
During a heat or final race, a spare car may be used only after a breakdown. The spare must be placed on the track *with care* and must be available for scrutineering by race control.
Cars must not run without a body attached. If a body is detached in a crash, it must
be replaced before the car is re-
Racers' cars may be scrutineered at any point during a race event to see they comply and are within the rules.
All scrutineering will be carried out by WHO Racing organisers and their decisions will be final.
Tyres may only be cleaned with tape or by washing in water.
No aerosol sprays -
The organisers reserve the right to request competitors to use less lubricants if they feel it interferes with others or the condition of the track.
Controllers must terminate with a 3-
Controllers wired for +ve right rail should not be used without consultation with the manufacturer, in all events racers use such controllers entirely at their own risk and we accept no responsibility for any damaged caused.
Drivers are to make themselves available to marshal or run race control whenever requested to do so by the organisers. A chief marshal may be appointed for the evening to ensure racing is not held up by a lack of marshals around the track.
Marshals should stay at their positions during each pair of heats.
Marshals should follow the basic principle of replacing crashed cars in the correct lane without interfering with the other cars. Accuracy is more important than speed.
If another car is de-
Drivers should respect marshals at all times. Thanking a marshal is considered good racing etiquette at WHO Racing. Any verbal abuse of marshals will not be tolerated.