What you'll need:- Licensed Drivers 16 years or older can attend (under 18 requires a minors release form) - Vehicle which passes tech inspection - Snell 95 or newer helmet (rental helmets available for $30 each) - Closed Toe Shoes, A Shirt (no tank tops)- All convertibles must be equipped with a "roll bar" that is above the drivers and passengers head, and Vehicles with factory rollover systems ARE allowed.- $40 entry fee + $30 membership (one membership fee due per points series)
Insurance:Damage of any kind to your car is not covered by any insurance here at the track. It is between you and your insurance company. Track Insurance is liability only, typical of racetrack and racing event insurance.
When you arrive:1. Complete the registration process. 2. Complete the safety review of your car. 3. Secure your gear in your pit area. 4. Be at the 8:30 a.m. mandatory drivers meeting on time.
Important Information:- The gas pumps will be open all day, You can serve yourself using credit or debit cards. Please do not run out of gas on the track! All profits derived from gas sales go to support the track. - Rental helmets are available for $30.00 at the track. - On most days, the Thunderhill Grill and Mini-Mart will be open to provide you with excellent food, sweet Thunderhill Merch, and drinks/ice-cream a-plenty.
Membership:A once-per points-series membership fee of $30 will be required to compete in a ThunderCross series. The benefits of membership are:
- Eligibility to accumulate championship points (the winner will receive a really cool prize)- Eligibility to receive a free event (those who participate in all the events will get the last one free)- Subscription to the monthly newsletter with event updates, points standings, pictures, etc.
Non-Members:Non members are welcome to participate, but are excluded from the benefits offered to members.
Championship Points:Points will be awarded similarly to FRX, and pro-rally organizations. The top 6 finishers will receive points. 1st place will receive 10 points, 2nd will receive 8, 3rd will receive 6, and so on. The person who has accumulated the most points at the end of a points-series is the champion, and will be awarded cool prizes. Also, anyone entered in the championship who attends all the points events in said championship will receive the last event’s entry at no cost.
Workers:Work assignments will work similarly to autocross. At the drivers meeting, a work-assignment sheet will be passed around. Empty spots will be filled in at the discretion of the event-chairman. Work assignments will include: Starter, timers, and course-workers.
Tentative Schedule of events:
7:00-8:30 TECH AND REGISTRATION OPEN
8:30-8:45 Mandatory drivers meeting
9:00-12:00 Run groups 1, 2, 3
1:00-4:00 Run groups 4, 5, 6
4:00-5:00 Fun-runs (if time permits)
Street Stock 2wd (SS2) & Street Stock 4wd (SS4):These classes are for cars that have limited performance modifications, and are not using "rally" tires. Tires with non-circumferential sipes wider than .26" will not be allowed. SS2 will be for two-wheel drive cars and SS4 will be for four-wheel drive cars. Street Stock cars must be stock (or equivalent) with the following exceptions: - The exhaust system does not need to be stock behind the catalytic converter. - Replacement air filter elements are allowed. - Computer chip upgrades are allowed.
Street Modified 2wd (SM2) & Street Modified 4wd (SM4):These classes are for cars that have been modified beyond the limits detailed above and are not using "rally" tires. Tires with non-circumferential sipes wider than .26" will not be allowed. SM2 will be for two-wheel drive cars and SM4 will be for four-wheel drive cars.
Rally 2wd & Rally 4wd:Cars running tires that do not qualify for the "Street" classes will be placed in either the Rally 2wd or Rally 4wd class.
Truck/SUV 2wd & Truck/SUV 4wd:This class will be open to all trucks 2wd and 4wd with a maximum size of 1/2ton. Lifted vehicles are not allowed, and all other trucks are subject to the scrutiny of the event chairman.
ALL VEHICLES RACING MUST PASS SELF-TECH INSPECTION. TECH SHEET WILL BE CHECKED BY REGISTRAR FOR COMPLETION.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A SELF-TECH SHEET
If you have any questions regarding the above information, please contact me at:
Geoff Pitts530-559-2554[email protected]
1st EVENT IS SCHEDULED FOR 8/18/07!!! THUNDERHILL RACEWAY!!!