2013 CHI-TOWN RC DRIFT CHALLENGE RULES & REGULATIONS

CHI-TOWN RC DRIFT CHALLENGE RULES & REGULATIONS

1. BEHAVIOR 
Each contestant is supposed to behave a normal way during any event. Each contestant is expected to contribute to have a nice event.
Everyone is expected not to swear, not to steal, not to use any drugs or alcohol and not to destroy any belongings. Also, one is expected to watch their own belongings and safety. The organization of any event is not responsible for any damage to car nor person nor theft. Anyone is responsible for their own Property and safety!
2. CHASSIS/FRAME
A chassis or frame must be 1:10 scale touring car and must be powered electrical by 1 Motor. There are no limits for weight or height. Wheel bolts must be standard; it is not allowed that they stick out more than 1,5 mm outside of the rim. Axles may also not stick out. Furthermore, parts of the chassis of frame may not stick out, and sharp parts cannot be mounted on to the chassis or frame.
M-chassis, mini en micro-chassis are not allowed. Currently there are no restrictions on using CS or overdrive chassis conversion. Please notice that the Judges assume you control this technique
3. BATTERIES
A battery must always be a (6 cell) Nickel Cadmium/Nickel Metal Hydride battery or(2 cell) Lipo/Life. Use of the lipo bag is required!
4. BODIES (SHELL)
The body must be on a 1:10 base and “DEPICT” a real car. The body must look realistic when entering the event of competition. While driving, the body must be properly attached to the chassis/frame.
*NO SEDAN/TOURING BODIES(I.E MAZDA6 OR STRATUS)
5. PARTICIPATION
Each contestant can only participate once during a contest. Each contestant can only use 1 chassis, which cannot be shared.
A chassis or frame is strictly personal; it is not possible to share a chassis between several contestants.
6. SANCTIONS
Violating one of the rules from this regulation can lead to disqualification.
Sanctions can be imposed by the Judge and/or competition management and/or organization of an event or competition. With penalty in points or disqualification
7. TECH INSPECTION & JUDGING
The Technical Inspector can always disapprove any car and reject the car for the contest, If the Car Deviate the regulations.
The Exact Deviation will be told to the contestant,so He can make adjustments and present the car again for inspection.A Contestant can present his car again to the Inspector until 10 minutes before Qualifying and after approval the contestant can qualify.If the car doesn’t pass the technical inspection, the driver must leave the place of inspection and He/She will not compete at the day of the event.
Each Stage will have at least 2 Main Judge. These Judges may not Drive/Participate on the whole duration of the Competition/Series.
8. TECHNICAL DEFECT
The contestant will get 2 minutes to repair his car. Repairing the car is only allowed on the Pit Area, specially for tinkering (NOT ON THE TRACK). The contestant then may drive again. If the car cannot be repaired within given time, the result will be automatically in 0 points during qualification of a lost battle during finals.
9. QUALIFYING
During qualification each contestant will drive 3 runs. First Lap is for practice, this will not be judged. Second run will be judged same with the Third Run. The Judges can give a maximum score for a clean run. The best score counts and will determine which pole the contestant will drive.
– There will be 5 Clipping Points on the Track. During Qualifying Runs each contestant Must Hit a Minimum of 3 Clipping Points while maintaining a Consistent Driving Line in order to place on the Top 16 Bracket.
– Overall Points for a lap is 100
*0-50 Points for Overall Style,Speed,Angle,Line and Cleanliness of the Lap Run
*Each Clipping Point will Consist of 10 Points
– Contestant has the Option to Run Continuous 3 Lap Run or get a 1 minute pause between every lap
10. SCORING TWIN BATTLES
A. There are 2 cars: one who is leading (lead car) and one who chases (chase car).
B. Hitting each other (hard) is not allowed. If 2 cars collide, the one causes the crash will be called the loser of the battle, if the collision was avoidable. A deliberate collision can be punished with disqualification, reducing points of disqualification of any contest. A slight collision will not be punished, if the other car is not bothered.
C. Overtaking is allowed, except when leader made a  mistakes and deviates far of the ideal line. Overtaking on the Inside line to make it simple is allowed
D. Leader must do whatever it takes to simulate the ideal qualification as good as possible.
F. Chaser must do the same. While doing that, he also has to drift as close to the leader as possible unless the leader spin-out/crash/or is far away from the ideal line. Chaser must have at least the same ‘style’ criteria as the leader at all times.
G. If the score is exact the same after 2 runs, there will be a re-run. A re-run will always contain 2 new runs. After maximum 2 re-runs the Judges will call “Sudden Death“ if one of the contestants made a slight mistake the other contestant that pulled a clean Drift will be Named Winner. Up from the top 16 drivers there will be as much re-runs as necessary to call a contestant winner.
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