DBE

DirtBike Evolution Thirlestane Enduro     ACU Permit No. 52912

Rounds 4 & 5 of the ACU   British Timecard Enduro Championship 26th/ 27th May 2018

 

          

 

 

Location – Thirlestane, Lauder, TD2 6QT

 

A National Enduro for solo machines to be held under the National Sporting code of the ACU, the 2018 Standing Enduro Regulations, the following Supplementary Regulations and any final Instructions which may be issued. This event will be Rounds 4 & 5  of the ACU British Timecard Enduro Championship – regulations for the Championship will apply.

 

Officials

 

Secretary of the Meeting : Caroline Thomson

40 Gallowhill Road, Kirkintilloch , G66 4A

SACU Licence 16 8406  Tel   07900 361 876     E-mail carolinethomsonlxii@gmail.com

ACU lic 166488

 

Clerk of the Course : Steven Currie – SACU Licence: 17 8230

ACU Steward : Andrew Martin – ACU Licence: 82577

SACU Steward : TBC

Assistant Secretary : Natalie Currie – SACU Licence: 17 8426

Chief Machine Examiner : Alan Currie – SACU Licence: 17 8624

Chief Marshal : Steven J Currie – SACU Licence: 17 8223

Timing : Jess Hockley

Eligiblity

All riders must be members of a National Club and hold a current ACU or SACU competition licence. Any other riders, including Irish participants must obtain personal accident insurance, produce a licence issued by their FMN and a start permission letter confirming they are licensed and have personal accident insurance. Proof of club membership and Competition licences will be required at signing on. One Event Licences, if required cost £15 this must be paid in advance along with the entry fee. Entry fees will only be refunded (less 10% administration charge) in the event of cancellation of the event or a valid medical certificate or mechanical failure.

Entries. Completed entry forms and indemnity sheets must be returned to the Secretary of the Meeting together with the entry fee of: £140 + £15 One Event Licence, if required payable by cheque to DirtBike Evolution. Or enter via www.elrat.co.uk/DBE

  •  Opening Date for entries 17 March 2018
  •  Closing Date for entries 11 May 2018 – Or when entries full.Priority will be given to Championship, Expert and Clubman riders up to two weeks before the closing date. Sportsman entries will be held in order of receipt until the closing date and used to fill the entry list, all Sportsman entries will be notified by e-mail after the closing date.All entries will only be accepted on an official entry form or from online entry system.

— No entries will be accepted after the closing date on 11 May 2018 —

Course. The course is located on the outskirts of Wanton Walls Farm, Lauder, TD2 6QT. Directions: From the north: Continue south on A68 and at Carfraemill Roundabout take the first exit onto A697 then follow orange arrows. From the south: Continue north on A68 and take the right turn signed for Thirlestane Caravan Park. Follow road until junction of A697 then follow the orange arrows. First Rider away at 10.00am Saturday.

Sign On. Riders must sign on first before presenting machines for scrutineering. From 10:00am to 18:00pm on the 25th May. Riders who cannot sign on at this time must arrange with the organisers in advance with Steven Currie on 07702061024 to sign on before 8:00am on the 26th May.

Transponders. These will be provided by the event organiser. All riders will be required to leave a deposit of either £20 or a valid ACU or SACU licence. The deposit is refundable on return of the transponder at the end of the event or on retirement.

Machine Examination. As per ESR7, riders must present their machines for examination on Friday 25th May between 10:00am and 18:00pm. Any rider who is unable to present their machine at this time must arrange with Steven Currie in advance on 07702061024 to scrutineer their machine on the 26th May before 8:00am. Only a very limited number of machines will be allowed to scrutineer on the 26th May and will be subject to 20 penalty points as per ACU regulations.

Machine Marking. Championship and Expert riders will have marked parts as per the 2018 British Time Card Enduro Regulations.

Sound. As per ESR10 – Only the 2 metre max test method will be used. All machines will be subject to sound testing. Failure to stop for a sound test will result in disqualification.

Tyres. Front and Rear – Enduro type – to FIM Specification road legal. No MX tyres allowed.

Rider Numbers. Backgrounds and numbers must be on machines prior to scrutineering. These will not be provided by the event organisers.

Classes. Championship, Expert, Clubman, Ladies, OV40/veterans, OV50/veterans, Sportsman

U23. Note there is an U23 (must be U23 on Jan 1st of year of competition) included within the Championship and Expert classes. Rider MUST indicate on Entry form if they are eligible for this.

Capacity Classes.

E1 2 strokes up to 125cc E1 4 strokes up to 250cc

E2 2 strokes over 125cc to 250 cc E2 4 strokes over 250cc to 450cc

E3 2 strokes over 250cc E3 4 strokes over 450cc

Start Order. Championship class riders from preceding rounds will start in order of the position they hold in the current championship.
Expert E1, E2, E3, Clubman E1, E2, E3, Ladies, OV40/veteran, OV50/veteran Sportsman. E1 being split into 2 Stroke and 4 Stroke. Please ensure correct class, subclass and stroke are on the entry form

Special Test(s). It is intended that competitors will ride 2 tests per lap however the final location and number of test(s) will be detailed in the final instructions. No vehicular access is available at the tests, access by foot only. The tests will be timed on all laps. The tests will be available for inspection (by foot) from midday on the 25th May.

Route. The course will consist of farmland, forestry tracks and trails. The number of laps and lap mileage will be announced at signing on along with the check times.

Security. Competitors must be aware that security of their vehicles and property is their own responsibility at all times. Please ensure you have adequate insurance to protect your possessions.

Closed Control (Parc Ferme). There will be no Parc Ferme at this event, security of motorcycles is the responsibility of the rider at all times.

Refuelling. Environmental Mats should be used whilst refuelling machines (ESR 32 and 33). Each Service crew should have a fire extinguisher, in addition organisers should supply a fire extinguisher at each service point. (ESR 32) Blue Tape – any part of the route marked by Blue Tape is considered a restricted speed area and competitors must travel at walking pace or less in these area (ESR 23)

Power Washing. There will be no power washing allowed in the service area or in the parking area. This includes Sunday when the event is finished. Penalty is Disqualification.

Unauthorised access. Only signed on competitors/officials will be allowed on the course. No support riders will be permitted.

Time Cards. Enduro rule 3.12 (b)
“The onus rests with the riders to present a time card to the Time Check Official in a flat and legible condition”

Due to the number of time checks we suggest that the time card be kept in a card pocket to preserve the legibility of the times. Repeated folding of cards makes it difficult to reads times recorded.

WARNING – MOTOR SPORT CAN BE DANGEROUS
DESPITE THE ORGANISERS TAKING ALL REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS, UNAVOIDABLE ACCIDENTS CAN HAPPEN. PLEASE COMPLY WITH ALL INSTRUCTIONS
OF THE MARSHALLS AND REMAIN IN PERMITTED AREAS ONLY
THEY ARE CONCERNED WITH YOUR SAFETY

We hope you have a very enjoyable and safe event. If you have any queries please contact the organisers.

This event would not run without the help and permission of landowner– please keep the land tidy and respect the country code.

****VERY IMPORTANT**** – ALL RIDERS MUST HAND IN THEIR TIMECARD AT THE END OF THE DAY – EVEN IF YOU RETIRE. IT IS THE ONLY WAY WE KNOW YOU ARE SAFELY OFF THE COURSE

 

Accommodation

 

The Black Bull Hotel – www.blackbull-lauder.com

The Lauderdale Hotel – www.lauderdalehotel.co.uk

Thirlestane Caravan Park –  www. thirlestanecastlepark.co.uk

B&B at Lornebank Homestay – www.lornebankhomestay.co.uk

B&B – 16 Market Place – www.lauderbandb.com

Meadowburn B&B – meadowburn.net