ALL RIDER PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING RIDERS BRIFING INFORMATION CAREFULLY
AND IN CONJUCTION WITH THE ATTACHED SUPP REGULATION.
2021 NSW PIRELLI MOTUL Clubman Road Race Series
- Round 1
2021 NSW Motorcycle Road Race Championships -
Wakefield Park Raceway
13th and 14th March 2021
This online version of the
riders’ briefing is to give you important information prior to your attendance
at the Wakefield Park round of
the Pirelli Motul road race
series. During the formal riders’ briefing on Saturday 13th March,
you will be given further information
followed by the opportunity
to have any queries or concerns addressed.
Course Terry Wahlen
Secretary Peter Snow
is my duty of care to inform you that by entering this event:
acknowledge that motorcycle sport is dangerous, and you are exposed to certain
· You may be
injured physically, mentally or worse
machinery or equipment may be damaged, lost or destroyed
· Others may
ride dangerously or with a lack of skill
· The track or
event conditions may be hazardous and may change without warning
· You have an
obligation to yourself and to others to act safely, within the law, and the
rules and regulations of MA
Ensuring appropriate medical officers
and facilities are in place
Ensuring there is an adequate
number of officials and marshals in attendance
Conducting the event in as safe a
manner as possible
Applying the rules of motorcycle
racing in a fair and equitable manner
· You have a responsibility to make sure you
have read and understood the duty of care statement on your entry form
and you have read and understood the GCRs, supplementary regulations and
final instructions for this meeting.
Should you wish to review any of this information, copies of all of
these documents are available from the
Race Secretary and can be viewed at your request. Please be aware of all
of MA’s Policies, in particular MA’s
Electronic Communications and Social Media Policy and the possible
consequences of breaching the policy.
· Take the opportunity to inspect the circuit
the track conditions with due regard for your safety and that of other riders and
directions of event officials and medical officers
meaning of the flag signals and the locations of flag officials
· If hospitalised in the 7 days prior to the event you must advise
the medical team before undertaking any track activity
If you have concerns
with the venue or the operation of the meeting you need to advise me. If I cannot
satisfy your concerns you will be invited to withdraw from competition at the
If you believe you
have been disadvantaged due to a rule being broken or have an issue with the
behaviour of another competitor or their support crew, please advise me as soon
The flags are
displayed for your safety and the safety of other competitors. The
flags which will be used by the flag marshals stationed around the circuit are
as per the 2021 MoMS, Chapter 18.2, Page 246 - Appendix B: Flags and Signals
(for Road Race).
ahead is clear.
Also used to
signal that pit exit is open.
Yellow Stationary means danger ahead.
Waved means immediate
Ride slowly, overtaking
forbidden, prepare to stop.
or practice session stopped.
return to the pits.
medical vehicles to be on the circuit.
Also used to
signal that pit exit is closed.
at the start / finish line with a number board.
whose number is displayed must return to the pits on the next lap.
Yellow with Red Stripes Lack of track adhesion.
something on the track surface which may affect traction.
discretion is advised.
at all flag points to indicate there is rain somewhere around the circuit.
decide whether you will continue racing.
is different from the MoMS. The St. George club is using it in this manner in
an effort to enhance rider safety.
Chequered - Finish of the
race or session. Do not overtake back-markers. Return to the pits via pit
Before the start of
qualifying there will be a 5-minute, followed by a 2-minute, followed by a
30-second, board displayed, and a siren sounded at pit exit and (if available) pit
entry. From then on there will be 2-minute and 30-second warnings prior to each
session or race. During racing you should be ready to enter the circuit as soon
as pit exit is opened.
These will be 10-minute
sessions. Pit exit will remain open for the duration.
Practice-starts will be allowed
between turns 9 and 10 on riders’ right ONLY
after the chequered flag has been displayed. There will be a waved yellow flag
at Turn 9 to warn you.
The starter will switch
the red light ON. After a short delay the starter will switch it OFF. The race
starts when the red light goes OFF.
If the lights fail the
starter will raise the National Flag to indicate a race start.
If you have a problem on
the starting grid you must signal this by waving your hands. Yellow flags will
be displayed on the pit wall and the starter will display the “Delayed Start” board.
Once the issue is resolved the starting procedure will begin again.
Jump-starts will incur a
time penalty of 10 seconds. If a jump start is deemed dangerous the competitor
may be excluded from that race result.
The chequered flag will
be displayed at the start/finish line. After passing the chequered flag do not overtake
any back markers; this will allow them to finish the race correctly. After
receiving the chequered flag you must exit the circuit at pit entry. There will
be a waved yellow flag at turn 9 followed by a waved red flag at turn 10 to
remind you to enter pit lane.
· Races will be
· You will have
ONE (1) COMBINED SIGHTING/WARM-UP lap. There will be no practice-starts
· A waved
yellow flag will be displayed at turn 10 to warn that there are officials on
· There is to
be no weaving as you approach the grid
· Know your grid
position. If you are unsure you will be directed to a grid position at the rear
of the field
· There will be
no warm-up sessions and no practice-starts
· For the first
round of heats you will be given ONE (1) SIGHTING lap
followed by ONE (1) WARM-UP lap
· For subsequent
rounds you will be given ONE (1) COMBINED SIGHTING/WARM-UP
and your machine to the tyre wall if possible
Keep your helmet
on until you are over the wall
Do not return
to the bike
Do not stand
near the edge of the track
recovery crew load your machine if possible
If you are
able to self-recover after a crash you must immediately present your bike at
scrutineering to be re-checked
If you are
transported to hospital or are recommended to seek further treatment in a
competition licence will be suspended. You will need a clearance from the
hospital or your GP stating that "you are fit to race a motorcycle"
before your licence may be reinstated
Competitors are responsible for the behaviour
of their crew and family members
All injuries must be reported to the Clerk of
You must wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle
anywhere within the venue
Take any used tyres with you when you leave
Pit Lane rules:
· As per the
Supp Regs and Final Instructions
· Traffic is
one-way in race direction
· 40kph MAX on the
bitumen, walking pace on the concrete
· No spectators
in pit lane or on pit wall
· No smoking in
pit lane or garages – smoke only in designated areas
· No refuelling
in pit lane
and support persons must wear fully enclosed footwear when in pit lane and
Clerk of Course