DRAG PIT POLICIES
DRAG PIT STALL POLICY
To ensure efficient entry and a positive environment, please review and familiarize yourself with the following rules and guidelines.
ONLY competition vehicles, haulers, personal vehicle and self-contained motorhome units are permitted parking access in the Pit Stall area – ALL other vehicles (Guests & Crew) are requested to park in the main Spectator Parking Lot and enter via the Main Spectator Gate.
Pit Stall space is valid for Bracket Drag Series event days ONLY; during no other event or facility rental will Pit Stall space occupation be permitted without the express authorization of RAD Torque Raceway management.
All vehicles MUST be removed from the RAD Torque Raceway facility at the end of each Bracket Drag event and/or weekend. Vehicles may be left on-site if approved by RAD Torque Raceway management and parked in a pre-designated area.
All vehicles are left at their owner’s risk. RAD Torque Raceway will not be held liable for damage and/or stolen goods for any vehicles/items left at the facility.
The DRIVER is responsible for their rented Pit Stall. This includes general clean-up, maintenance, and “loaning” of the rented stall. This includes spills, garbage, oil disposal, etc. Receptacles are provided throughout the facility. NOTE: RAD Torque Raceway MUST be informed a minimum of one (1) week prior to “loaning” – allowing someone else to use their stall.
Early Entry: FRIDAY 11AM-3PM; FRIDAY After 7PM; early entry to the facility is provided during many events scheduled prior to the bracket race days. Early entry DOES NOT guarantee access to the rented stall; Pit Stall Holders MUST wait until the completion of alternately scheduled event. (ie. Street Legal) to park in rented stall.
Due to the limited space in the Pit areas and the need to accommodate as many competitors as possible, RAD Torque Raceway has deemed for the 2023 Season, you must occupy the space with consistency and must also be the owner of the race car allotted to that space. “Only one stall allotted per competition vehicle; Juniors are permitted to share space with guardians’ primary competition vehicle “.
PIT VEHICLE POLICY
Motorized & Self Powered Transportation
SCOOTERS, BIKES & SKATEBOARDS: In the interest of safety, scooters, hoverboards, roller blades, bikes, or any self-powered transport is strictly prohibited in the competition pit area, staging area, and public access areas during on-track operating hours for all persons under the age of 16. On regularly scheduled Bracket Race days, youth (age 15 & under) are permitted to operate in the concourse area (i.e Playground Area) with an adult chaperone present – not permitted under any circumstances on large public or specialty drag events.
Adult participants wishing to operate a self-powered mode of transportation during on-track operating hours must apply for a RAD Torque Raceway compliance tag- see RAD Torque Raceway Management for approval. Youth participants and Guests may utilize self-powered transportation at the conclusion of race day on-track activities. Please ride carefully and with all due consideration for the safety and rights of others. Accidental collisions may seriously injure yourself, pedestrians, bicyclists, other skaters, and/or cause damage to property.
- Users must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians at all times.
- Speed of the device must not exceed 5MPH and the user must remain in control of their device at all times.
- One seat per rider- No riding on handlebars, bush bars, standing, etc.
- Helmets (Bicycle or equivalent) are mandatory for all persons at all times.
- Use of the devices for acrobatics, racing, or other stunts is strictly prohibited.
- Riding on any architectural or landscape features other than designated asphalt areas is strictly prohibited.
- When not in use, all self-powered transportation must be properly stored as to not infringe on pedestrian or vehicle pathways or roadways.
- No impaired persons may operate ANY vehicle (self-powered or otherwise) at any time- violators will be subject to immediate expulsion.
Failure to comply will result in the confiscation of self-powered vehicle for the remainder of day, second infraction is subject to disciplinary action, 3rd infraction will be considered grounds for facility expulsion. Vehicle owners are responsible and subject to compliance for all Crew, Drivers, and Guests.
Motorized Pit Vehicle Policy (Scooters, ATV’s, Golf Carts, 4-Wheelers, etc)
The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. The rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to any participant, spectator or official.
Speed limit is 10 MPH (15kms/h) ANYWHERE in the facility, except on the racetrack. This rule pertains to ALL vehicles (including pit bikes, ATV’s, etc.) Burnouts, trans-brake tests, etc. will not be tolerated in the pits or in the staging lanes. All contestants using auxiliary pit vehicles (mini bikes, ATV’s, Motorized Pit Vehicles, etc.) must have their competition numbers displayed on their vehicles. All auxiliary pit vehicles must be used for necessary transportation only. NO RECREATIONAL OR FUN RIDING IS ALLOWED. NO VEHICLE OF ANY KIND (except for Jr. Dragsters) MAY BE OPERATED BY ANY PERSON UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE, AND THAT PERSON MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE.
Motorized Pit Vehicles are only allowed to enter the staging lanes if towing a racecar. Once the racecar goes down track, Motorized Pit Vehicle must leave the staging lanes.
Operators should always consider the terrain, weather conditions, and existing pedestrian and vehicular traffic, which may affect the ability to operate the Motorized Pit Vehicle safely.
Motorized Pit Vehicle operators will stop at all “blind intersections” and then proceed with caution.
Motorized Pit Vehicles will be operated only within the confines of the specific venue (i.e. Drag Strip, Oval Track, Motocross Track, and/or Road Course) designated as the primary competition area on RAD Torque Raceway property.
Motorized Pit Vehicles are not to be driven on any landscaped area unless it is the only available way to gain access to the specific area where work is being performed. If the Motorized Pit Vehicle must be on a landscaped area in order to allow a pedestrian(s) the proper right-of-way, it should be brought to a full stop, then immediately returned to the designated driving surface as soon as the area is clear.
Motorized Pit Vehicles ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE SPECTATOR AREAS AT ANY TIME. Motorized Pit Vehicles will be operated in such a manner that they do not impede or interfere with normal pedestrian or vehicular traffic flow. In that respect, Motorized Pit Vehicles will be operated on service drives and roadways whenever possible, rather than on sidewalks designed primarily for pedestrian use.
Motorized Pit Vehicles will be operated with the utmost courtesy, care, and consideration for the safety of pedestrians.
Pedestrians will be given the right-of-way at all times.
PRECEEDING RULES AND POLICIES APPLY AT ALL TIMES WHILE ON PROPERTY
Reckless driving of any type will NOT be tolerated. Violators will be issued no warning. There will be immediate removal of the Motorized Pit Vehicle. Violators can lose Motorized Pit Vehicle privileges for a year or more. A second offense will result in disqualification from competing in the racing event. Driver is responsible and will be held accountable for the actions of all Crew members.