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REGULATIONS

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REGULATIONS

    REGULATIONS

    Adventure Rally Club

    ththPresent the 2010 NORTHUMBRIAN RALLY Sat/Sun 11/12 September

    Held with the kind permission and help of the Forestry Commission

    in the Forest of Kershope (North of Brampton)

    National PERMIT No: ACU 29392

    OFFICIALS

    A.C.U. STEWARD TBA

    North Eastern A.C.U. CENTRE STEWARD TBA

    CLUB STEWARDS TBA

    CLERK OF THE COURSE FRED NICHOLSON 29271

    ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER TBA

    SAFETY OFFICER PETER LACY

    CHIEF MARSHAL BRIAN ELAND

    RESULTS TBA

    GEORGE ELAND (Email: george@adventurerallyclub.co.uk) SECRETARY OF MEETING

    15 Thames Gardens, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear. NE28 8NT

    Any queries please ring Brian Eland on (01207) 272228 or George Eland (07711) 231416 (before 21.00hrs

    PLEASE)

    EVENT: This is a type of event specifically designed to be suitable for TRAIL bikes. The event will be decided over a number of "SPECIAL STAGES" which will be timed to the nearest second. The course will be made up of basically "4WD

    width" tracks, which will be predominantly stony forest roads and "Overgrown Lanes".

BIKE ELIGIBILITY: SPORTS BIKE class:

    1. Bikes may be any fully road legal machine not included in the Trail / Rally class.

    2. Bikes must be fitted with working horn, front and rear lights powered by the machines generator.

    3. Front and rear tyres can be ANY fully ROAD LEGAL and E” marked type.

    4. All bikes must be properly and efficiently silenced.

    Any machine entered in the Sports bike class which at scrutineering is found not to comply with the eligibility rules in

    any way will not be allowed to start.

BIKE ELIGIBILITY: TRAIL / RALLY BIKE class:

    1. Bikes must be fully road legal and either has been described as a TRAIL bike by the manufacturer or be included in the list enclosed with these regulations.

    2. Bikes must be fitted with working electric horn, rear light/stoplight, and main/dip beam headlight.

    3. Bikes must be fitted with pillion footrests if standard fitment.

    4. Front and rear tyres can be ANY fully ROAD LEGAL and E” marked type.

    5. All Trail bikes must be properly and efficiently silenced.

    Any machine entered in the class which at scrutineering is found not to comply with the eligibility rules in any way will be

    moved to the Sports Bike class.

    N.B. Tyres marked N.H.U. (Not for Highway Use) or similar, non-speed rated tyres and motocross tyres are

    specifically EXCLUDED from this event.

RULES/PENALTIES.

    COURSE: Full details of the course will be announced with the final instructions. Your special test start times will be available when you sign on or in the Marquee on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

    FLAGS: If a RED flag is shown riders MUST STOP IMMEDIATELY and seek advice from the official showing the flag. A

    YELLOW flag indicates that riders must proceed with GREAT CAUTION.

    SPEED AVERAGE: There will be an overall average speed of 18 M.P.H. or less. There will be no penalty for being late at a "Special" stage until you are more than 30 min. late, at which point you will be excluded. If you are early at a "Special" stage you will have to wait for your correct start time, you will not incur any penalty for being early and waiting. If you are

    late you will have to wait until the marshal can give you a start. After all everyone else hopefully is starting on their allotted time.

    ROAD FUND TAX: A valid current tax disc should be displayed.

    RIDING NUMBERS: Will be issued by the organisers.

    REFUELLING: Clearly marked areas along the route will be designated as the refuelling area. YOU are responsible for

    your own refuelling arrangements. Re-fuelling details will be in final instructions as we are negotiating with others. Most riders will probably need to refuel during each day but your bike must be capable of over 50 miles per tank. CLOTHING: Helmets must have an ACU gold or silver stamp. Motocross type boots, gloves and suitable strong clothing MUST be worn. It is STRONGLY recommended that enduro type clothing is worn including a jacket.

    COURSE MARKING: Will be by Dayglow arrows. On the "Special" stages marking will be to British Championship enduro standard.

    MACHINE EXAMINATION / SIGNING ON: Will be between 09:00a.m. and 11:15a.m. on Saturday. Machines must be presented for examination BEFORE you sign on. Signing on will CLOSE AT 11:30a.m.

    START: The riders will start at 11:00a.m. on the Saturday and 09:30 on the Sunday. The start order will be by "seeding" (see entry form) and not class or capacity. Riders will start each of the "Special" stages individually. NOISE: All machines may be tested and MUST meet current enduro / rally standard.

    SPECIAL NOTES.

    (1) Entries will only be accepted with money, entry form and 3 SAE's - NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN BY TELEPHONE.

    (2) Machine must have the official riding number issued clearly visible at all times.

    (3) Abuse from either driver or supporters to any officials will not be tolerated and WILL lead to exclusion from the event

    with the matter being reported to the ACU for further action.

    (4) Only COMPETITORS are allowed to ride the course. Action will be taken against unauthorized persons found to be doing so. Having a support rider will result in the competitor being excluded.

    (5) NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED IN REFUELLING AREA.

SOLO ENTRY - ?120 ARC membership - ?10

    ACU membership and ACU two days event license - ?20 IF NEEDED

    Friends Team -Trade Team - Services Team - Club Team - ?5

    All cheques payable to Adventure Rally Club.

    rdEntries will close on Friday 3 September 2010 or when full

    THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES; Camping on Friday & Saturday evenings and we intend to

     provide a meal on the Saturday night plus a snack for riders and marshals

    when you come into the finish area on the Sunday, others may purchase.

SEND ENTRY TO: George Eland,

    You MUST enclose 3 SAE's for each entry 15 Thames Gardens,

    (Approx. 225mm [9"] x 100mm [4"] Wallsend,

    NOTE;-multiple entries need a bigger envelope!). Tyne & Wear.

    The organizers reserve the right to refuse any entry without explanation NE28 8NT

    MOTORCYCLE SPORT EVENT ENTRY FORM

    (for Off Road ACU Events)

    Auto-Cycle Union Ltd, ACU House, Wood Street, Rugby, Warwickshire CV21 2YX Tel: 01788 566400 Fax: 01788 573585 E-mail: admin@acu.org.uk

    Adventure Rally Club

     ththPresent the NORTHUMBRIAN RALLY in Kershope Forest 11 & 12 September 2010

Permit No: ……ACU 29392………………………….………………..

     This event is held under the National Sporting Code of the Auto-Cycle Union, the Standing Regulations, Supplementary Regulations and any Final Instructions issued for the meeting. The ACU National Sporting Code and Standing Regulations are published annually in the ACU Handbook. Entry declaration: I / we the undersigned apply to enter the event described above and in consideration thereof: - ; I / we hereby declare that I / we have had the opportunity to read, and that I / we understand the National Sporting Code of the ACU, the ACU Standing Regulations, such Supplementary Regulations as have or may be issued for the event, and agree to be bound by them. ; I / we further declare that I am / we are physically and mentally fit to take part in the event and I am / we are competent to do so. ; I / we confirm that I / we understand the nature and type of event we are entering and its inherent risks and agree to accept the same notwithstanding that such risks may involve negligence on the part of the organisers or officials. ; I / we confirm that the machine(s) as described below which I / we compete on shall be suitable and proper for the purpose. ; I/we confirm that I/we are eligible to compete on the machines for which I/we have entered. ; I / we confirm that if any part of the event takes place on a public highway, the machine(s) described below shall be insured as required by the Road Traffic Acts, or equivalent legislation, and that it / they will comply with the regulations in respect thereof. ; I / we agree that I am / we are required to register our arrival by “signing on” at the designated place prior to commencement of my/our practice or first competition, whichever occurs first. ; I/we confirm that I/we are not suspended or my/our ACU Licence has not been suspended/withdrawn from any ACU competition.

    ; I / we enclose the entry fee of: ?120.00. Acknowledgement of the risks of motorsport: I / we understand that by taking part in this event I / we are exposed to a risk of death, becoming permanently disabled or suffering some other serious injury and I / we acknowledge that even in the event that negligence on the part of the ACU, the promoter, the organising club, the venue owner, or any individual carrying out duties on their behalf were to be a contributory cause of any serious injury I / we may suffer, the dominant cause of any serious injury will always be my / our voluntary decision to take part in a high risk activity. I / we have read the above and acknowledge that my / our participation in motorsport is entirely at my / our own risk. Rider’s signature: ……………………………………………………………………… If under 18 state date of birth*: …………………………………………... * For riders and passengers under 18 years of age - I accept the above conditions of entry to this event and give my approval:- Signature of parent or person with parental responsibility:……………………………………………………….……………………………………………………. Riders and Passengers under 18 years of age who cannot produce a valid ACU Competition Licence/Trials Registration must also complete a ‘Parental Agreement form (Single Event)’ in addition to this entry form. RIDER Surname: …………………………………………………………………… . Address: ……………………………………………………………………. First name: ………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………. e-mail: ………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………. ACU Licence No: …………………………………………………… Postcode: …………………….…… Tel: …………………………… Name of ACU Affiliated Club (of which I am a member): ………………………………………………………….

    Grading Ability: - 1 = Good Expert, 2 = Expert, 3 = Good Clubmen, 4 = Clubman, 5 = Good Sportsmen, 6 = Sportsmen, 7 = Good

    Novice, 8 = Novice, 9 = Good Beginner, 10 = Beginner [This information will be used to determine the start order.]

CIRCLE ONE ONLY OF THE BELOW NUMBERS

    Ability: - (GOOD EXPERT) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (BEGINNER) THIS INFORMATION IS COMPULSORY .

    MACHINE I intend camping on site yes no

    Type / Class: ………………………………………………………………………. We require extra meals on the Saturday ________

Make: ………………………………………………………………………………… and Sunday_________

     Capacity: ………………………cc Stroke: ……………………………mm

    Sent to:- George Eland 15 Thames Gardens, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear. NE28 8NT

    ENTRY _?____________

    Licence _?____________

    Adventure Rally Club Membership _?____________ Trade, Club or Friends Team entry

    (only one to pay) _?____________

TOTAL Cheque made payable

    to Adventure Rally Club _?____________

    TEAM NAME__________________________________________

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