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Quad Cities Race @ Waterford

May 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Quad City Series 2023

COST: $30 per Car 

SCHEDULE 

10:00-11:45 a.m: Open Practice 

10:30–11:30 a.m: Sign-ins (Sign-ins after 11:30 a.m. will start at the tail of their heat) 

12:00 p.m.: Drivers/Handlers Meeting 

**Heat Races begin immediately following handlers meeting, brings cars 

30 minute break between Heats to Lower, and Lowers to Features. 

RACE FORMAT: 

  • All Drivers will run at least 2 races. 
  • No warm ups for heats and lowers. A-Mains have a 30 second warm up. 
  • 3 strikes will be scored as DNF and given finishing points, except in Rookie Classes. Rookie classes will continue racing even after 3+ strikes. 
  • DQ based on flagrant call, tech or safety will be scored as DQ and receive only sign-in points. ● All USAC rules apply, unless otherwise stated. 
  • Midwest Thunder Code of Conduct in effect. 
  • 5 lap work rule. After a race line up is determined and cars are in racing order, if there are cars in the work area, 5 laps will be given for cars once stopped in the work area to complete repairs and re-enter the race. 
  • Feature races – Feature races will be straight up from the heat race finish. ● In the event that we have more than a full field in one class, we will run 2 heats and a lower main to fill the feature. All cars will run at least 2 races, but we will only run one feature (Rookies no more than 8 cars, Jr. classes 10, Sr. & up 12 cars). 
  • ALL RACE TEAMS are required to have (1) ADULT representative at the handlers meeting. Any race team that is not represented at that time, their driver will start at the rear of the field for their heat race. 
  • The driver and his/her car must be present and race-ready, at the discretion of the tech director and/or safety director, at the time the driver signs in. 
  • Sign-ins allowed up to the start of the heat race for that specific class 
  • The format is subject to change at any time at the direction of the club presidents, changes will be announced.

 

RUNNING ORDER: 

Red Rookie, Blue Rookie, Lt WF, Hvy WF, Jr. Honda, Sr. Honda, Heavy Honda, Jr. 160, Lt. 160, Heavy 160, Jr. Animal, Sr. Animal, Unrestricted Animal, Mod W/F (subject to change based on car counts) 

Lap Count

Heat Races: Rookie – 10 Jr. Classes – 15 Sr. Classes – 20 

Lowers Races: Jr. Classes – 20 Sr. Classes – 25 

Feature Races: Rookie – 20 Jr. Classes – 30 Sr. Classes – 40 

RAIN-OUT: 

  • No racing day will be canceled prior to its scheduled start time. 
  • Points will be awarded for completed features. Sign in and 1st place points will be awarded for all other races not completed. 

o Driver & car must be on-site, and signed-in, at the time the race is canceled to receive points for any class(es) not completed. 

POINTS: 

  • Points awarded for the QUAD CITY series based off the MWT points chart. 

TECH: 

Designated Track Fuel Station: Purchase 89 Octane 

Waterford: WOW gas station 4951 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, MI. 

Lansing: Speedway 13155 S Old US-27, DeWitt, MI 48820, north of I-69 

Toledo: Speedway 502 Conant St. Maumee, Oh 43537, on the corner of Conant & Dussel 

Kalamazoo: Love’s 5400-5428 D Ave W, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

  • All classes will cross the scales after their heat race. 

o At the Tech Directors discretion, any car not making weight may be required to cross the scale prior to being allowed on the track for the feature race. 

  • All cars will cross the scales after each Lower or Feature. 
  • Top 3 cars from each feature will go to impound. 
  • All Rookies will have their Restrictor Plate pulled at Tech Directors discretion.
  • Tech director will determine which class(es) will be teched after the last feature.
  • Tech director may tech any car at any time at his/her discretion. 

 

RACE DAY AWARDS: 

  • Rookie participant ribbons will be awarded to all Rookie Feature participants ● QUAD-CITY trophies given to the top 3 for each competitive class 

QUAD-CITY SERIES AWARDS: 

  • Sign In fee must be paid for all 4 races to qualify for series awards
  • Driver’s best 4 finishes in a class determine series awards
  • Rookie Classes – Participation Award 
  • Top 3 in all other classes to be awarded 
  • Awards will be presented at the last QUAD-CITY RACE.

ADDITIONAL: 

  • Each race will uphold any discipline that has been imposed by MWT or any MWT club

Details

Date:
May 21, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
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Venue

Waterford – MMRA
4770 Waterford Rd.
Clarkston, FL United States
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Phone
248-515-5703
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