|KS Region SCCA TireRack Midwest Divisional Solo by R&S and SPS|
|Written by Frank Wietharn|
|Wednesday, 06 June 2012|
Friday July 6 – Sunday July 8, 2012
Heartland Park South Paddock Area, Topeka, KS
Thank you for registering for the second 2012 Midwest Solo Divisional event. Kansas Region looks forward to welcoming you to
Topeka and Heartland Park, the past site of the Solo Nationals. Never been to a divisional-level autocross? This is your chance to
compete against some of the best drivers from the Midwest by combining the best times from two days of competition.
If you have any questions about the event, please contact any of the following:
Friday, July 6th
5:00 p.m. to dark
Course open for walking
Tech and check-in at Heartland Park on the east side of tech building.
You must show your current Drivers License and SCCA member card
Pizza and refreshments provided by the Region.
Saturday, July 7th
7:00 a.m. – Site open
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Late check-in and tech by appointment only
8:30 a.m. – Divisional first-timer's course walk and orientation
9:00 a.m. – Driver's meeting (drivers must be present to compete)
9:15 a.m. – Cars to grid and worker check-in
9:30 a.m. – First car off
Sunday, July 8th
7:00 a.m. – Site open
7:00 a.m. – Course open for walking, cars to grid
8:15 a.m. – Worker check-in
8:30 a.m. – First car off
MiDiv event trophy presentation after end of competition on Sunday.
Super 8 Forbes Landing
5922 S Topeka Blvd, Topeka KS 66619
This motel is located just north of HPT and features a complimentary continental breakfast,
an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and has RV parking available.
Topeka has several Choice Hotels. Be sure to use your SCCA discount code (00802155).
Pre-registration is required at MotorsportReg.com. Payment on line is not required. You can either pay online with a credit card using
the link from MotorsportReg.com or by check (Kansas Region SCCA), or cash at the event site.
Pits & Paddock
1. ALL PETS ANIMALS MUST BE LEASHED OR CONFINED
2. ALL MINORS MUST BE UNDER DIRECT PARENTAL OR GUARDIAN SUPERVISION AT ALL TIMES.
3. CHILDREN WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO OPERATE TWO OR THREE WHEELED VEHICLES AND
NO SKATE BOARDS, OR ROLLER BLADES PERMITTED.Event Supplemental Rules and Information
2012 MiDiv Solo Series Event #1
Heartland Park, Topeka KS
This is a sanctioned Sports Car Club of America Solo event held under the 2012 Solo Rules and 2012 R&S/SPS MiDiv
Solo Series rules, supplemented by the following regulations. A minimum of three runs each of the two days will be
Site Information (Very important and a must read)
Directions to the site: Exit Topeka Blvd, go east on Gary Ormsby Dr. and turn SW onto Joey Chitwood Dr. Everyone
entering the site must stop at the Registration Building to sign the HPT waiver to receive your Paddock admission card.
Pass through the tunnel and turn left (south) on the third roadway to take you to Registration and Tech at the Tech
Building. All parking for tow vehicles and trailers will be north of the tech building or along the grass areas. Parking is a
first come first served basis. There will be a spectator area inside the south pad area that unloaded race cars can be parked
while not in the grid. Vehicles may be left overnight, but no guarantees of security are implied. Overnight camping or RV
occupancy is allowed inside the HPT gated area (NOT THE S. PAD AREA). RV hookups are available, contact HPT
http://www.hpt.com (785-862-4781). There is room to park RVs outside the gates, but there are no hookups. In addition to
porta-johns, indoor restrooms with showers are located on the north side of the tech building. Lunch will be sold by HPT
Concessions on site. Important: No spikes or pins may be driven into the pavement. Oil spills on the pavement must be
wiped clean. No tires or trash may be left on the pad. Jack stands and trailer jacks should be supported on the pad so as not
to damage the asphalt.
Gas stations, car wash, grocery, restaurants, fast food and a O’Reilly auto parts store are all located just a few miles north
of HPT on Topeka Blvd. Racing fuel should be available at HPT.
Safety and Conduct
Spectators and competitors not working must view the course from outside the designated course area. Speeding,
burnouts, tire-warming, and other inappropriate activities at or near the site are potential grounds for event disqualification
at the discretion of the series solo steward, event chairperson, safety stewards, or their designees. In grid and paddock,
please drive slow and be mindful of people, cars, equipment, and oncoming traffic sharing close quarters. Be aware that
youth karts are anticipated entrants, and that no vehicles may be in motion during their runs. A limited number of loaner
helmets will be available. If using one during a run, please return it to the loaner helmet area.
Run/work assignments will be pre-assigned based on the entry list, and in a manner that balances heat sizes and worker
coverage. Changes in class or no-shows may demand a change in heat arrangement. Workers should be ready to report for
work before their heat begins. Heat change overs will be brief. Please listen for announcements made by the Chief Of
Workers and be on time for your work assignment. Lateness may be taken as a no-show, and result in a disqualification.
Vehicle Identification and Marking
Car numbers and class must meet the minimum requirements outlined in the Solo Rules. Shoe polish is not acceptable. Cars must
display the applicable series contingency decals consisting of: Tirerack windshield banner, SCCA (with wheel) on front, and then on
both sides for the following Tirerack Midiv Divisional Series strip, R&S Racing and SPS. Decals will be available from Tech and the
event sponsors, and will be checked during tech inspection.
Impound and Protests
Results will be posted on the timing and scoring trailer during each heat. Immediately report discrepancies to the event
chair or his designee so that they can be brought to timing and scoring for review. Please do not bother the timing and
scoring trailer during competition. After competition runs all cars must remain in their grid spot until released by grid
personnel or if required will be directed to the scales for weighting. If equipped, cars must have their trunks and hoods
open after their last run of the heat. Protests must be reported immediately to the chief of grid, event chair, or series Solo
Steward for review by the series solo steward.
Kansas Region SCCA Points Event (applies to KS Region SCCA members only)
Each day’s event will count towards the year-end regional points championship for KS Region SCCA members.
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