(As condensed from
National Lapping Regulations, 2010)
Updated May, 2011
The program will be run by
CVRC, with priority given to vintage sport and vintage race cars.
Maximum cars allowed per
lapping event – 20.
Lapping to occur one day per
race weekend (Sunday), at lunch time break, with one 30 minute session.
Event will be advertized by
CVRC, and ARCA, with pre-registrations taken by email to CVRC
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Pre-registrations should be in by
Thursday prior to a race weekend. CVRC reserves the right to allocate
registrations to balance participation from various groups, and if
over-subscribed. We will notify you Friday of acceptance for the
Cost $65 per session, to be
paid in cash at registration on day of event or on ARCA registration at
Must have a current provincial
Novice drivers (3 or fewer
lapping events), or does not hold a valid competition racing license,
must be accompanied by an instructor until instructor signs them off to
Eligible instructors include,
CVRC and ARCA members with a valid competition racing license, and WCMA
sanctioned performance driving school instructors. Driver to
pre-arrange instructor prior to registering.
Each novice to affix green
triangle to back of vehicle.
No drivers under the age of 18.
Personal safety requirement:
Helmets: FIA 8860-2004,
Snell 2000 or newer SA, SFI Foundation 31.1A or 31.2A, British
Standards Institution BS 6658-85 type A/FR. Open cars must have full
OEM seats and original
equipment seat belts, or replacements must meet FIA or SEI standards.
Five or six point racing safety harness is required for all modified
vehicles and vehicles equipped with roll cage.
Passengers require personal
safety equipment equivalent to that used by the driver (including seat
belts). Minors can ride as passengers provided: 16 years or older, and
vehicle driven by parent or guardian.
Drivers must register at CVRC
Tent prior to 10:45 AM, fill out waiver and vehicle tech form, and
attend drivers meeting at 11:15 AM (CVRC Tent).
Valid provincial vehicle
DOT approved tires in good
Brakes in good working
order, including emergency brake.
Competent body: clean and
Secured battery and on
board self-starter, ability to idle for prolonged periods without
Hubcaps, centre caps,
wheel disks and rings not bolted to wheels must be removed.
Must have coolant and
crankcase breather tubes connected to catch tanks.
It is strongly recommended
that open top and convertible vehicles have rollover protection.
Subject to CVRC tech
approval and driver must complete vehicle tech form.
All drivers must attend
Drivers Meeting on day of event.
Vehicles must pair up in
staging area in the paddock no later than 11:45, novice drivers at the
Upon direction of Lapping
Coordinator proceed into pits and line up single file and stop awaiting
direction to enter track at pit exit.
Flags (pit exit and three
locations around track):
Green: used to start or
re-start a session.
Red: safely come to a stop
and then proceed slowly to next flag station to receive further
Black Flag: informs
driver(s) to proceed to pit area and await further instructions.
Black and White Chequered:
indicates the end of a lapping session, proceed around track and exit
to the staging area/paddock.
Allowed only on front and
back straights, and only between designated pylons. Passing on both
straights to occur on east side of driving line.
No passing allowed on
Drivers being passed must
acknowledge they are “allowing” a pass with a raised arm, and must stay
on the racing line.
Exit of track to paddock
or pits: indicate intent by raising arm out window.