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Pigeon Post – May 2016


Pigeon Post Round 3 – May 2016

Welcome to Clay Pigeon Kart Club for the third  round of the 2016 Championship. There is some very important information you should familiarise yourself with before we begin racing.

We now have the clubhouse fully open with our new cafe (Pitstop Cafe) with a full selection of superb food ranging from Full breakfasts, Pizza’s, Chilli Burgers, Hotdogs, Chips and many more quality items along with a fully licensed bar. Food served from 08:00 to 21:00 on Saturday Evenings with the bar open to 23:00. All children under the age of 12 must be with an adult on the viewing balcony.

The end of year prize is a new (66 registration) Mazda 2 SEL, worth £13,000 on the road, is only open to club members – so if you haven’t joined the club, JOIN TODAY. The terms and conditions of this prize are on the Win the Car flier on the reception counter.

There are one or two pit spaces still available, so if you would like to rent one for the year, see John Barton (Environmental Scruitineer).

Throughout the year we have visiting championships which include the FP4 Challenge, Rotax Regional Championship, also Inter-Services Championship.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION regarding the new MSA and Championship Regulations

  1. CHAMPIONSHIP TYRE REGULATION – if you are participating in the 2016 Clay Pigeon Kart Club Championship, the maximum number of tyres you are allowed to use is 4 sets (excluding Cadets). Please read the regulations which will be explained at drivers briefing.

  2. RACE ‘N’ RESPECT – Like all clubs, we are supporting the MSA initiative to enable all of us to enjoy a friendly sporting meeting without listening to, and watching, verbal and physical abuse. Our Race ‘n’ Respect Officer is Martyn Sheppard, so if you have any abusive or bad language to report, please approach Martyn first as he will deal with it as necessary.

  3. DETACHABLE FRONT FAIRING (MSA Regulation U17.1.6) – We are sure you are all aware of the above regulation, mandatory from the 1st March 2016 which now, if detached, attracts a penalty of 10 seconds. Again, this regulation will be explained at drivers briefing.

  4. WHITE LINES (U12.5.3) – Please read the regulations in the blue book to familiarise yourself with this regulation.

  5. STARTS – You must stay on your gridded side of the yellow start lines until you have passed the timing line under the start gantry. Remember there are camera’s watching all starts.

  6. DOGS AND OTHER PETS – If you have to bring your pet to the race meeting you must abide by Regulation E2.1.2 in your MSA Yearbook. You must also clear up after your pets.

Well thats all for now, enjoy your day and the committee wish you a successful new Championship year.

P.S. If you would like to help in the organising of our race meetings by joining our committee or wish to train as a licensed official which the MSA desperately needs, please speak to your Chairman, Paul Skipp, or Treasurer Ian Rennison.

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