“March Madness” RallyCross
Champ Event #1
The Arctic Alaska Region of the Sports Car Club of America, and the Region’s RallyX Team will be sanctioning their first RallyCross of the 2008 Season on Saturday, March 22, 2008. The “March Madness” RallyCross will be held at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer, Alaska. The approx. 0.5 mile course will be utilizing the Purple Lot parking area and portions of the sprint car track and infield.
•Pre-registration: We prefer you pre-register at www.motorsportsreg.com
to aid our planning and for establishing run groups prior to the event. Entry fees will be $60 for current SCCA Members and $75 for Non-members. The Non-member fee includes an SCCA Weekend Membership and will give you a $15-discount towards membership, a copy of SportsCar (our national magazine), a DVD about SCCA, and is valid for the event activities.
*10-day/$10-plan: $40/$55 postmarked not later than March 12, 2008. Checks accepted.
Mail checks to: AAR-SCCA, PO Box 220108, Anchorage, AK 99522-0108.
*Pre-reg/Pay@Event: $50/$65 Pre-registering online and paying at the event.
*Walk-up Reg/Pay@Event: $60/75
*Refunds: No refunds until the end of the RallyCross season or 30-days, whichever later.
Competitors must present a valid driver's license and sign the Event Waiver. If under 18-years-of-age, they must contact the Region for a Minor Waiver form. This form must signed by the participant’s parents and presented prior to competition.
•Supplemental Instructions: Please review the Supplemental Instructions for this event which lists site specific and regional vehicle class information, timing and scoring methods used, course penalties, information on awards, etc. These can be reviewed online at our website: www.alaskascca.com
•Classes: The 2008 Season RallyX regional classes are: Stock and Modified. Each of these classes have two-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles included. Tires allowed are all-season, summer, or snow tires with or without street studs. Use of "enhanced" tires" i.e. performance rally tires, tires with more studs than highway legal, extreme mud/snow tires with large paddles, lugs, etc., will NOT be allowed. Each competitor will be required to present their vehicle ready for inspection, with engine muffled, seat belts in working order, etc. to the Tech Inspection Team at 9AM. A Tech Checklist is available online at our website. Vehicles shall not have leaking fluids Vehicles with a high-center of gravity (lifted trucks) or vehicles emitting excessive noise will not be allowed to compete. This decision will be at the discretion of the Event Chairman and/or Tech Inspector. Review the National Rules on our website: www.alaskascca.com
•Loaner Helmets: We encourage you to bring your own helmet. Minimum Snell SA-95, K95, or M-95 rating. The region will have limited sizes and quantities of “loaner helmets” at the event, there is a $10 charge for use during the event.
Registration 8:30 AM
Tech and Course Walk: 9:00 AM
Driver’s Meeting: 10:00 AM
AM Session: 11:00 AM, 2 Runs per Group
Lunch Break/Reset Course
PM Session, 2 Runs per Group
Awards: 5:30 PM
Course Teardown: 6:00PM
Cars will have been gridded departing Tech, and we will have the first car on course at 11AM. There will be two runs per group, with a 3 minute lunch break (the rally cross team will be resetting the course as needed) and then resume with the final two runs of the day. Your best 3 out of 4 runs will count for your time.
•Directions: North out of Anchorage on the Glenn Highway, take exit to Palmer. After passing the Alaska State Fairgrounds at Mile 40, make a right turn at Inner Springer Road headed east, (Spenard Builders will be on your left), turn right again on second Inner Springer Rd, headed south. Look for the SCCA "wheel" sign and turn right onto the Fairgrounds property and check-in at the Registration canopy. Continue to the Pit/Paddock area at the north side of the lot to present your car to Tech.
•No Pets: Many of us have them and they travel along with us. The rental agreement for the Alaska State Fair allows no pets on the site.
•Food: The Region will have muffins and beverages in the morning, however there will be NO LUNCH served. There will be a 30 minute break for lunch which is not enough time to drive into Palmer, so please plan accordingly and bring your lunch to the event! The Region will have water for the competitors.
•Viewing: We realize that you may want to bring your family and friends to watch. Viewing areas are "outside" the fence on the north & east of the Purple Lot and in the grandstands. No non-participants will be allowed inside the Purple Lot fenced area.
The Arctic Alaska Region is pleased to be returning to the sport of RallyCross
See you in Palmer!