2006 USCRA Endurance Racing Rules
• ONLY pre-registered riders may compete on machines they have registered
borrowing riders. No substituting riders.
• All registered riders do not have to compete.
• No limit to amount of riders a team may register
• Rider may compete for no more than forty minutes.
• After a forty-minute stint a rider must be off bike for a minimum of 10
• Red flag time does not count towards two-hour limit
• Red flag for more than 30 minutes resets the rider’s forty-minute limit
• Any rider involved in crash must seek medical clearance prior to
re-entering course if
directed by race staff
• All riders must be qualified to race. Meaning they must be properly
licensed and be
a USCRA and AMA.
Quick Change Wheel Hardware:
• Right of Way in pit lane goes to the entering rider. Riders exiting must
• Each pit must be identified by a sign displaying bike number
• Absolutely no smoking in pit lane or within 15 feet of inside pit lane
wall. Measured off
• All crew operating in hot pits must be wearing full trousers (no shorts),
sandals), shirts (no cut off shirts or tank tops) AND PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR.
• ANY and ALL crew/riders working in hot pit lane must have signed the waiver
wearing proper issued wristband.
• No non-registered crew permitted in hot pit lane during race. This
includes red flag
• No vehicles of any kind in pit lane during race. (Including pit bikes)
• All machines operating in pit lane must use ONLY 1st gear
• Only minor repairs in pit lane. Any/All major repairs must be
moved to cold pits.
• Teams must notify pit marshal when moving bike behind pit wall
• No bikes may enter course once checkered flag is displayed.
• Power starter rollers in pit area are permitted
• All machines must be able to pass tech inspection at any time during the
• No bike substitutes after start of race
• Bike involved in crash must be re-teched prior to re-entering the track
• All machines must qualify for eligible sprint class to be considered for
• Each machine must stop within a marked stop box at the entrance to pit
Rider must come to a complete stop and place both feet on the ground.
may proceed only when directed by pit marshal.
• Each team must supply a working fire extinguisher of minimum capacity
Which must be manned and pointed at machine during ALL stops.
• All fuel cans must be hand held (No towers or pressurized systems)
• All dump cans must be equipped with non-sparking fittings (aluminum,
• Tank changes not permitted for fueling
• No more than one fuel can on hot side of pit wall at once
• Machines must be turned off during fueling
• Bikes must stop completely within the assigned pit area
• Rider must dismount prior to fueling
• Each team must have at least one crewmember to assist in fueling and rider
extra rider may also act as crew.
• Teams wishing to share pit areas must be pre-approved prior to race
• During a two-hour race there must be at least three pit stops
• During Red flag pits are closed.
• You may line up at pit in, or start line and wait for restart
• All work in pits must stop during red flag. You may gather tools, parts
etc. But you
must not touch the machine until a restart.
• Fire extinguisher must be manned and pointed at machine during all pit
stops even if
• Riders in pits must start from pit lane at restart. You will be released
after start flag.
• Any repairs being made to a machine either on hot pit lane or behind pit
wall must be
completed by registered team members ONLY. Non-team members may assist in a
non-direct way (fetching tools, instructing etc) but must not touch the
• All teams must have a name
• Each team must name a team captain. This person will be responsible for
team requirements and rules are met. This is the person that the referees,
and race directors will talk to regarding infractions.
• All teams including all riders and crew must attend mandatory endurance
meeting before start of race
• All teams must provide a scorekeeper. who must report to timing area no
ten minutes before start of race and remain there for entire race. If the
team wishes to
forego the scorekeeper when using transponders; they do so at their own
Should the transponder system fail there will be no back up for laps lost.
• Grid positions will be determined by pre-entry. However, they may be
bike classification, being the larger capacity big bore bikes will start in
front of smaller
• Pit stop time infractions will result in a 5-lap penalty. This will be
done at the end of
the race event after reviewing transponder times and control sheets.
• Jump-start penalty will be a stop and go.
• On track infractions will be assessed penalties according to their
severity. This could
include laps, stop and go, up to and including disqualification.
• Race director will apply all penalties.
• Any team using a non-registered rider will lose all laps completed by that
rider and risk complete disqualification form the event and future events.
Any team allowing a non-registered crew member to work on a machine during
race, will be assessed a 10 lap penalty
RULES FOR 50CC AND COSMO CUP ENDURANCE RACING MAY HAVE SLIGHTLY MODIFIED RULES
DEPENDING ON THE EVENT LOCATION. CHECK WITH THE RACE DIRECTOR FOR MODIFIED