foyle club cross country round 1 htm off road xc 2018
17 Mar 18
FOYLE DISTRICT MOTOR CYCLE CLUB LTD ROUND 1 of HTM OFF -ROAD XC CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
SATURDAY 17 th MARCH 2018 Venue : TINKERHILL MX PARK NEWRY signposted from Belfast Road
Scrutineering: 10.00 am Starting: 11.00 am
Secretary:P Bell. Tel: 028 70351335 Mob: 07798731460 E-mail:
Clerk of Course: James Farrell Permit No: 2018/014
MRA Steward: John Colling Club Stewards: Garth Henry ; Philip Caldwell
Held under the General Competition Rules of the MRA (Ireland) Ltd, the Standing Regulations for Cross Country Events and the following Supplementary Regulations.
Three Grades: Clubman, Senior , Expert. Two races
Starting Procedure: Will be a mass start from a dead engine..All machines for must be in the start area by 10.45 am .No assistance is permitted in the start area.
Route markings: Will be by fluorescent ribbon, flags and arrows
Machines: Solo bikes -tyre type optional
Noise :All machines must comply with GCR regarding noise level, A noise test will be carried out.
Conduct of the Event : The purpose of the event is to cover the greatest number of laps of the course within the allotted time. This will be approximately 2 hours each class, subject to the decision of the Clerk of the Course .At the end of each lap, riders must stop and have their number taken by the officials.The onus is on riders to make sure their number is clean. Route checks will also operate where riders will also have their card punched. The course will close after 2 hours. On completion of their final lap, riders must ensure that their finishing time is noted as this will determine their position with regard to competitors who have completed an equal number of laps.
Refuelling/Servicing: Can take place at the area indicated by the signs .
Engines must be stopped during fuel replenishment. All competitors must provide a fire extinguisher.
All competitors must wear appropriate clothing in accordance with the GCRs
Changing machine exclusion
Refuelling /servicing outside the designated areas exclusion
Riding in a manner likely to bring the sport into disrepute or failure to observe an official exclusion
Leaving the marked course/riding in the wrong direction exclusion
Course cutting / deviating from marked route exclusion
Entry fee: £35.00 on -line :£40.00 on the day 1- day licence £10.00 to be paid on the day
Peter Bell . Club Competition Secretary 1 Knockbracken Drive ,Coleraine. BT521WN