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Rules & Regulation

Below are the rules and regulations for Battle Creek Speedfest.  We follow strict rules and stay consistent with the rest of the events like Battle Creek Speedfest.  All vehicles and motorcycles must meet the requirements and go through tech inspection before you are able to compete.  If you do not meet the requirements you will not be able to participate and or receive refund.  We limit the amount of vehicles each day.  Our main goal is for the safety of the driver and all involved with the event weather you are a team, staff and or participants.  Any questions please don’t hesitate to email us at BCSpeedfest@gmail.com

 

Rules;

All participants MUST go through technical inspection prior to participating.  

** Print out and fill the pre-tech inspection form prior to going through tech inspection.  This will speed up the process. 

No Passengers allowed in vehicle during the race.  Only driver.  Go Pro's and other action cameras are allowed.  If installing outside of the vehicle please use safety wire in case it falls off during a run.  If action camera falls from vehicle, session will be suspended until track is inspected.  

All Participants and crew must read and sign waiver.  

Vehicles up to 170mph

Helmets - All participants must wear minimum DOT or ECE R22-05 approved helmet.  Snell 2005 and newer is recommended.  Open face helmets are allowed.  If riding in a open cockpit vehicle you MUST wear a Snell 2005 or newer.  

Clothing - All drivers must wear long pants, closed toe shoes and shirt.  SFI Approved gloves are recommended but not mandatory.  

Seat Belts - All vehicles must have min OEM factory Installed seat belts.  

Tires - Manufacture recommended or better.  SLICKS are not allowed.  Drag radials are allowed. 

 

Vehicles; 171mph-200mph

Helmets - All drivers must wear a Snell 2005 or newer (SA2005 or SA2010).  Open face helmet is allowed as long as it meets Snell 2005 or newer.  Protective eye wear are required when using an open face helmet.  Full face helmets are required if you are in a open cockpit. Balaclava is required. DOT only helmets will NOT be ALLOWED.  

Clothing - All drivers must wear long pants, closed toe shoes and long sleeve (race jacket recommended).  All drivers MUST wear SFI approved gloves.  SFI 3.2A/1 or better drivers suit recommended but not required.  

Seat Belts - All drivers must have min OEM factory installed seat belts.  Racing harness are recommended but not required.  Must be installed properly and have manufacture DOT approval tag. Lap belts without use of shoulder restraints are not permitted.  

Fire Extinguisher -  Recommended for all vehicles but not required. 

Roll Cage -  Roll cage are recommended for all vehicles pending on model.  Please email us at BCSpeedfest@gmail.com if you are unsure.  Convertibles is allowed as long as it’s equipped with factory roll over bar.  4-6 point roll cages are recommended but not required.  

Tires - Manufacture recommended tires or better.  Higher speed rating than factory is recommended.  Drag radials are allowed.  No slicks and skinnies allowed.  

 

Vehicles exceeding 201 mph +

Helmets - All drivers must wear SNELL SA2005 or newer.  Helmets must have current manufacture dates on it.  DOT only certified helmets will not be allowed.  Snell SA2005 and newer open face helmets are allowed but must wear eye protection.  If you are in a open cockpit you must wear a full face.  Padded neck collar or hans device are recommended but not required.

Clothing - All drivers must wear a SFI 3.2A/1 or better drivers suit.  SFI 3.3 gloves and shoes are required.  

Seat Belts - All vehicles must have a 5 or better point seat belts.  All seat belts must meet SFI 16.1 or 16.5with dated label no older than 5 years old.  Further questions please email BCSpeedfest@gmail.com

Fire Extinguisher - All vehicles must be equipped with a fire extinguisher with a secure quick release mount.  Preferably in reach of the driver.  Fire Extinguisher system is recommended but not required.  

Roll Cage - All vehicles must be equipped with minimum 4 point roll cage.  

Tires - Tires must be a Y rated and or a competition road race tire are recommended.  Those using competition racing tires must show proof of the manufacture recommendations speed of over 190mph.  

 

Motorcycles;

Below are the requirements for all motorcycles safety requirements.  

 

Engine Kill Switch - Must have a lanyard style kill switch that turns off all power in the event the rider falls off.  Tip over switches are not allowed. 

Safety Wire - Front axles but be safety wired.  Drive chain must have the master link clip safety wired or siliconed.  Oil drain plugs and filler cap should have safety wire. 

Clothing - All riders must wear a full leather race suit, leather gloves, and riding boots.  

Helmet - Helmets must be Snell M2005 or M2010 with approved sticker.  Helmets must be in good condition including inner shells, liner and strap.  Must have current dates on helmet.  M2000 helmets will not be permitted.  

Breather Hose - Crank case breather hoses must be run into a catch tank or in the air box.  

Brakes - Both front and rear brakes should be in good working condition

Chain Guard - Metal chain guard is required at all times. 

Steering Damper - Required on all motorcycles exceeding 140mph.  

Motorcycle should be in good condition.  All parts should be secured and properly installed.  Anything that looks unsafe or not installed correctly will not be permitted to participate.