HOBBYKART CHAMPIONSHIP “GOKART PRIX” 2019 REGULATIONS.

 

1.           Terms and Conditions

1.1.        GoKart PRIX is an amateur karting movement, which hosts the multi-stage competition on rental gokarts that takes place on karting tracks and in karting halls, which are available for rental gokart service.

1.2.        GoKart PRIX’s goal is to promote karting motorsports basic subjects and to provide an opportunity for anyone interested to participate in gokart racing.

1.3.        The competition takes place in accordance with the current GoKart PRIX Regulations together with gokart rental service provider's internal rules and procedures.

1.4.        In GoKart PRIX competition may participate people:

1.4.1.     who comply with the rental service provider's internal rules and the requirements of age, health, maximum and minimum weight and height parameters;

1.4.2.     who have reached 18 years of age;

1.4.3.     who have read and accepted current GoKart PRIX Regulations.

1.4.4.     who have registered for the event;

1.5.        GoKart PRIX stage participant is a person who complies with paragraphs 1.4.-1.4.4. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations as well as paid entry fee for current stage to Organizers.

1.6.        Entry fee per participant in any stage within GoKart PRIX 2019 Championship is 550 SEK. Payment can be done by cash or by swish paid directly to Organizers.

1.7.        Preliminary registration for the upcoming stage is possible on the GoKart PRIX website’s www.gokartprix.se special section Register as well as via e-mail gokartprix@gmail.com or by telephone by contacting the event Organizers.

1.8.        Participant’s equipment during the stage must comply with the gokart rental service provider's internal rules and procedures. It is a requirement to use a helmet, which is usually also available at the venue.

1.9.        Behavior in the venue during and outside the race (on the track and off the track):

1.9.1.     participant behaves with respect to other participants, track staff, event organizers and referees as well as to the property of people mentioned in this paragraph.

1.9.2.     participant takes part in the event’s participants’ meeting (briefing) before the race;

1.9.3.     participant does not cause a deliberate crash;

1.9.4.     participant fights for position in accordance with the rules of fair competition. Fair racing rules are briefly introduced in the event’s participants’ meetings (briefings) before the race;

1.9.5.     participant drives only in the specified direction of the track and the pit lane;

1.9.6.     participant drives in the pit lane at the safe speed (slowly);

1.9.7.     participant always stays at maximum caution on the track as well as in the pit lane;

1.9.8.     participant does not participate in the competition being under the influence of alcohol or narcotic substances;

1.9.9.     participant follows the rental service provider’s rules and regulations as well as general safety rules;

1.9.10.  in the occasions of quarrel participant deals with the situation calm and fairly, inviting competition’s Organizers and/or referees if necessary.

1.10.      Competition judging and penalties.

1.10.1.  To the judging of the competition may be attracted referees-consultants who monitor if participants comply with the regulations stated in paragraphs 1.9.-1.9.10. and 1.10.2.-1.10.2.6. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations. For non-compliance referees alone or together with the event Organizers make a decision regarding the penalties.

1.10.2.   Penalties might be issued for performance of the following actions during the stage:

1.10.2.1.causing avoidable collision on the track;

1.10.2.2.pushing another gokart off the track;

1.10.2.3.not leaving space on the track for another gokart;

1.10.2.4.disobeying rules mentioned in paragraphs 1.9.-1.9.10. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations on and off the track;

1.10.2.5.participant’s individual behavior on and off the track which is not acceptable by Organizers or by the gokart rental service provider;

1.10.2.6.aggressive driving.

1.10.3.  Organizers may issue the following penalties to accused participant depending on the nature, severity and type of disallowed actions mentioned in paragraphs 1.10.2.-1.10.2.6. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations:

1.10.3.1.assignment of a “yellow card”;

1.10.3.2.assignment of additional seconds to participant’s lap or full session’s time;

1.10.3.3.assignment of additional positions to participant’s qualification or race result;

1.10.3.4.participant’s disqualification from the final protocol. In this case paragraph 2.11.4. of current GoKart PRIX Regulation applies.

1.10.3.5.deduction of 30 (thirty) participant’s points in the Championship standings in case of receiving 3 (three) “yellow cards” by this participant during one calendar year;

1.10.3.6.participant’s exclusion from the Championship;

1.10.3.7.another type of penalty that might be issued by the gokart rental service provider’s during the stage.

1.10.4.   Incident investigation and decision-making procedure.

1.10.4.1.Incidents occurred during the stage might be investigated during or after the stage by the Organizers with help of existing video footage.

1.10.4.2.Penalties for incidents occurred during the stage might be issued during the stage by referees or marshals followed by possible penalties issued by Organizers according to paragraphs 1.10.3.-1.10.7. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations.

1.10.4.3.Penalties for incidents occurred during the stage might be issued after the stage by Organizers according to paragraphs 1.10.3.-1.10.3.1 and 1.10.3.4.-1.10.3.7. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations. In this case decisions about issued penalties as well as executing of these decisions should be made before the next stage.

1.10.5.   Decision about issuing the penalty as well as the type of penalty is a plot of subjective opinion of any referee involved in the process.

1.10.6.   Penalty decision issued by the Organizers or by the gokart rental service provider cannot be appealed.

 

2.           Competition procedure.

2.1.        GoKart PRIX 2018 Championship is planned to contain 12 (twelve) stages. After each of those stages participants will be awarded with points according to a points table mentioned in paragraph 2.11.-2.11.6. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations. Organizers have a right to add or remove stage to/from planned calendar.

2.2.        The frequency of stages is planned to be 1 (one) to 3 (three) stages per month from March through November.

2.2.1.     There are planned to be 2 (two) double-stage days during the season.

2.3.        Competition venues, dates and times as well as race formats will be published on the championship’s website www.gokartprix.se as well as facebook page www.facebook.com/gokartprix .

2.4.        There might be one of four different formats used in each stage:

2.4.1.     with 2 (two) qualification heats and 1 (one) race also known as QQR:

2.4.1.1. each participant drives the 1st qualification session (Q1) to show the best lap time, starting positions in this session are determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

2.4.1.2. each participant drives the 2nd qualification session (Q2) to show the best lap time, starting positions in this session are determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

2.4.1.3. each participant drives 1 (one) race session (RACE) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the best results after both Q1 and Q2, in a rare occasion by the best results of only Q2;

2.4.1.4. the finish positions of the RACE will determine the final positions of the stage and points distribution.

2.4.2.     with 1 (one) qualification heat, 1 (one) semi-final race and 1 (one) final race also known as QSR:

2.4.2.1. each participant drives 1 (one) qualification session (QUAL) to show the best lap time, starting positions in this session are determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

2.4.2.2. each participant drives the 1st race session (SEMI) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the results of QUAL;

2.4.2.3. each participant drives the 2nd race session (RACE) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the results of SEMI;

2.4.2.4.  the finish positions of the RACE will determine the final positions of the stage and points distribution.

2.4.3.     with 1 (one) qualification heat and 2 (two) final races also known as QRR;

2.4.3.1. each participant drives 1 (one) qualification session (QUAL) to show the best lap time, starting positions in this session are determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

2.4.3.2. each participant drives the 1st race session (R1) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the results of QUAL;

2.4.3.3. each participant drives the 2nd race session (R2) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the results of R1, where first several positions, depending on track structure, number of gokarts riding and number of participants in the stage, start in a reverse order, the number of reversed order positions should be announced in the briefing before qualification session;

2.4.3.4. the finish positions of R1 and R2 separately will determine the points distribution. The total gained points of the stage will determine the stage’s final positions;

2.4.3.5. if two or more participants have the same amount of points, the higher place is taken by the participant who has the highest finishing position in R2. If with several groups the rate is still the same, then the higher place is taken by the participant who has gained his best result in a higher R2 group.

2.4.4.     In exceptional cases or difficult circumstances there might unusual format to be used in the stage, like with 3 (three) qualification heats and 1 (one) race also known as Q3R:

2.4.5.1. each participant drives 3 (three) short qualification sessions (Q1, Q2, Q3) to show the best lap time, starting positions in those sessions are determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

2.4.5.2. each participant drives 1 (one) race session (RACE) to finish on the highest possible position, starting positions in this session are determined by the best results of all qualification sessions – Q1, Q2 and Q3;

2.4.5.3.  the finish positions of the RACE will determine the final positions of the stage and points distribution.

2.4.6.     In special cases or difficult circumstances other racing formats may apply.

2.5.        Qualification session (QUAL, Q1 or Q2), depending on the applied format, determines the starting positions of SEMI, R1 or RACE. To qualification sessions apply the following rules:

2.5.1.     one qualification session’s run time is at least 5 minutes for each participant;

2.5.2.     the actual gokart that participant will be driving in a qualification session is randomly determined either by the gokart rental service provider with a condition that any participant, if possible, will not drive the same gokart more than one time during the stage, or by Organizers with or without help of lottery cards with numbers that participants may choose;

2.5.3.     if there are more participants than the number of gokarts allowed to run simultaneously, then participants are divided into groups according to the following principle:

2.5.3.1.  those who have applied for the upcoming race on the race day will be driving in Group 1;

2.5.3.2.  those who have applied for the upcoming race before the race day will be added to list after those described in paragraph 2.5.3.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations according to the applied participants order’s principle – the earlier applied, the later added to the list that then will form Group 2, Group 3 and so on;

2.5.4.     if two or more participants show the same best time result after qualification session, then the higher position takes the one who showed the next best time in the same session. In case of QQR format the next best time is taken from both Q1 and Q2;

2.5.5.     participant might not take part in qualification session, but is still allowed to participate in Q2, SEMI, R1, R2 or RACE. In this case participant’s qualification results are classified as the worst ones with status DNQ (did not qualify), and his entry fee will not be reduced.

2.5.6.     if there are more than one participants with status DNQ, the order of registration to the race will apply – the later registered, the worst position gained.

2.6.        Semi-final session (SEMI) determines the starting positions of RACE. To semi-final session apply the following rules:

2.6.1.     one semi-final session’s run time is at least 5 minutes for each participant;

2.6.2.     the actual gokart that participant will be driving in a semi-final session is randomly determined either by the gokart rental service provider with a condition that any participant, if possible, will not drive the same gokart more than one time during the stage, or by Organizers with or without help of lottery cards with numbers that participants may choose;

2.6.3.     if there are more participants than the number of gokarts allowed to run simultaneously, then participants are divided into groups determined by QUAL results according to the following principle:

2.6.3.1. in case if there were two groups in qualification session, then Group 1 in semi-final session will be consisted of those drivers who showed 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, etc. best lap times in qualification session among all participants, and Group 2 will be consisted of those drivers who showed 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, etc. best lap times in qualification session among all participants. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the qualification session results – the better time, the higher starting position;

2.6.3.2. in case if there were three groups in qualification session, then Group 1 in semi-final session will be consisted of those drivers who showed 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th, etc. best lap times in qualification session among all participants; Group 2 will be consisted of those drivers who showed 2nd, 5th, 8th, 11th, etc. best lap times in qualification session among all participants; and Group 3 will be consisted of those drivers who showed 1st, 4th, 7th, 10th, etc. best lap times in qualification session among all participants. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the qualification session results – the better time, the higher starting position;

2.6.4.     participant might not take part in semi-final session but is still allowed to participate in RACE. In this case participant’s result will be classified as the last one with status DNS (did not start), and his entry fee will not be reduced.

2.6.5.     if there are more than one participants with status DNS, the order of registration to the race will apply – the later registered, the worst position gained.

2.7.        Race sessions (RACE, R1 or R2) determine the distribution of points for the stage to participants. To race sessions apply the following rules:

2.7.1.     one race session’s run time is at least 5 minutes for each participant;

2.7.2.     the actual gokart that participant will be driving in a race session is randomly determined either by the gokart rental service provider with a condition that any participant, if possible, will not drive the same gokart more than one time during the stage, or by Organizers with or without help of lottery cards with numbers that participants may choose;

2.7.3.     if there are more participants than the number of gokarts allowed to run simultaneously, then participants are divided into groups determined by previous sessions results:

2.7.3.1.  RACE – by Q1 and Q2 (for QQR), and also Q3 (for Q3R) results, first group (Final B or C) consists of participants who are situated in the second half (or last third) of the results table after all qualification sessions; the next (Final B) and/or the best group (Final A) is developed by the same principle as the first group with participants that weren’t already included in the previous group/groups. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the qualification session results – the better time, the higher starting position;

2.7.3.2.  RACE – by SEMI (for QSR) results, first group (Final B or C) consists of participants who finished in several last positions in any of semi-final sessions depending on the amount of participants in each group in SEMI; the next (Final B) and/or the best group (Final A) consists of participants who finished better in SEMI and that weren’t already included in the previous group/groups. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the semi-final session results – the higher finishing position in semi-final session, the higher starting position in final session. If the rate is still the same, then the higher place is taken by the participant who has gained his best result in qualification session – the better time, the higher starting position.

2.7.3.3.  R1 – by QUAL (for QRR) results, first group consists of a half (for 2 groups) or the one third (for 3 groups) of participants showed the worst times in QUAL, the next/last group is developed by the same principle as the first group with participants that weren’t already included in the previous group/groups. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the qualification session results – the better time, the higher starting position;

2.7.3.4.  R2 – by QUAL (for QQR) results, first group consists of participants that was driving in the same group in R1; the next/last group is developed by the same principle as the first group with participants that weren’t already included in the previous group/groups and were driving in the same group as in R1. Place on the grid in each group will be determined by the R1 session results – the higher finish position in R1, the higher starting position in R2. First several positions in the best group, depending on track structure, number of gokarts riding and number of participants in the stage, start in a reverse order;

2.7.4.     participant, who didn’t race in the best group in RACE or R2 but won his group (Final C or B or Race 2 C or B), has an option to participate in the next group (Final B or A or Race 2 B or A) and race for positions there. This paragraph’s execution should be accepted by gokart rental service provider and should be announced in the briefing before qualification session; in this case participant’s stage result will be counted by his highest position gained in the highest group that he participated;

2.7.5.     if 2 (two) or more groups have been developed, the highest stage positions are distributed among participants of the last raced group in race sessions (Final A or separately Race 1 A and Race 2 A); next highest stage positions after this are distributed among participants of the previous to the last races group in race sessions (Final B or separately Race 1 B and Race 2 B);

2.7.6.     if participant does not take part in race session, but he attended any other session within the same stage, his result will be unclassified with status DNS (did not start), and his entry fee will not be reduced. In this case participant is not eligible to score points for this stage.

2.8.        The stage format as well as driving time or number of laps to be used in each session is determined by the Organizers before the stage start, depending on the track, number of gokarts available to drive, number of participants registered to the stage as well as conditions set by the gokart rental service provider. On outdoor tracks the weather conditions might also influence the decision.

2.9.        All qualification sessions (QUAL, Q1, Q2 and Q3) start from the pit-lane or can start from the place on the track and end with crossing start/finish line while checkered flag is waving, or red lights are in use.

2.10.      All race sessions (RACE, R1 and R2) as well as semi-final session (SEMI) can start from the place on the track or on the pit-lane or can have a rolling start on the track. All of them end with crossing start/finish line while checkered flag is waving, or red lights are in use.

2.11.      All participant’s gained points during the season are summarized and stored in season standings table.

2.11.1.   Points for each stage with formats QQR, Q3R and QSR are distributed by the results of race session according to the following table:

             

Position

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

Points

30

26

23

20

18

16

14

13

12

11

10

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1

 

2.11.2.  Points for each race session of stage format QRR are distributed according to the following table:

 

Position

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

Points

15

13

11,5

10

9

8

7

6,5

6

5,5

5

4,5

4

3,5

3

2,5

2

1,5

1

0,5

 

2.11.3.   Additional points distributed in each stage:

             pole position – 1 point;

             best lap time shown in any of sessions, i.e. best lap time of the stage – 2 points;

2.11.4. In case of disqualification of the participant from final protocol, his result will be unclassified with status DSQ (disqualified), and his entry fee will not be reduced. In this case participant is not eligible to score points for this stage.

2.11.5.   In case if participant didn’t finish the race, his result will be classified with status DNF (did not finish), and his entry fee will not be reduced. In this case participant is still eligible to score points for this stage.

2.11.6.  In case if more than one participant receives status DNF during one race session, the higher place is taken by the participant who drove greater distance during this session.

2.12.      In order to gain any point in the stage participant must take part in the following sessions:

2.12.1.   in QQR format – in RACE;

2.12.2.   in QSR format – in RACE;

2.12.3.   in QRR format – in R1 or R2;

2.12.4.   in Q3R format – in RACE.

2.13.      After each stage top 3 (three) participants according to finish positions in RACE (QQR, Q3R and QSR) session get awarded with medals.

2.13.1.   In case of after race disqualification of the driver from final protocol of the stage, where he has already received medal, this driver is not obliged to return this medal to another driver who stands on the same position in the new, updated protocol as disqualified driver used to stand.

2.13.2.   In case of situation mentioned in paragraph 2.13.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations, other drivers who have received their medals and were moved from their initial positions after new, updated protocol was issued, are not obliged to return their won medals for the particular stage to another driver who stands on the same position in the new, updated protocol as they used to stand.

2.14.      After each stage with QRR format top 3 (three) participants according to total points gained in this stage get awarded with medals. If two or more participants have the same amount of points in the stage standings, paragraph 2.4.3.5. of current GoKart PRIX Regulation applies.

2.15.      The final leaderboard (or season points standings) will include only:

2.15.1.  participant’s 10 (ten) best stage results calculated together in case he scored those in more than 10 (ten) of 12 (twelve) or 11 (eleven) officially registered stages occurred during the season;

2.15.2.  participant’s 9 (nine) best stage results calculated together in case he scored those in more than 9 (nine) of 10 (ten) officially registered stages occurred during the season;

2.15.3.  participant’s all stage results calculated together in case of less than 9 (nine) officially registered stages occurred during the season.

2.16.      If two or more participants have the same amount of points in the season standings, the higher place is taken by the participant who has the highest finishing position in any stage of this season (the amount of such results gained will also be considered). If the rate is still the same, then the next best results are compared, and so on. If the rate is still the same after previous step, then the higher place is taken by the participant who has gained his best result first.

2.17.      The winner of GoKart PRIX 2019 championship is the one who gained the highest amount of points in season standings after the last stage of the season and, if necessary, complies with paragraphs 2.15.-2.16. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations. This participant is called as Champion.

2.18.      After the season ends, the following awards will be distributed:

2.18.1.   Top 3 (three) participants according to final season standings get awarded with trophies;

2.18.2.   Top 10 (ten) participants according to final season standings get awarded with medals.

 

3.           Technical problems and safety during the stage sessions.

3.1.        Technical problems during qualification and heat sessions (Q1, Q2, Q3, QUAL).

3.1.1.     In case if a serious technical problem, which does not allow driving in a qualification mode, occurs with gokart, participant has a right to return to the pits and get a replacement gokart. This option should be approved or declined by the gokart rental service provider.

3.1.1.1.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.1.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is approved, rental service provider should decide lap times set on which of gokarts will end up in an official qualification session’s protocol, but the session time spent in the pits and outside the gokart will not be automatically regained.

3.1.1.2.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.1.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is declined, lap times set on driven in this particular session gokart will end up in an official qualification session’s protocol.

3.1.2.     In case if a serious technical problem, which prevents the continuation of the ride, occurs with gokart, participant, if it is possible, must park his gokart in a save place and stay inside the gokart until he is allowed by the referee to escape. After this participant has a right to return to the pits and get a replacement gokart. This option should be approved or declined by the gokart rental service provider.

3.1.2.1.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.1.2. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is approved, rental service provider should decide lap times set on which of gokarts will end up in an official qualification session’s protocol, but the session time spent in the pits and outside the gokart will not be automatically regained.

3.1.2.2.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.1.2. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is declined, lap times set on driven in this particular session gokart will end up in an official qualification session’s protocol.

3.1.3.     In case if a technical problem occurs with track’s timing system, Organizers together with the gokart rental service provider will try to find the best solution possible in those specific circumstances that will suit all participants that take part in that particular stage.

3.2.        Technical problems during semi-final and race sessions (SEMI, R1, R2, RACE).

3.2.1.     In case if a serious technical problem, which does not allow driving in a racing mode, occurs with gokart, participant has a right to return to the pits and get a replacement gokart. This option should be approved or declined by the gokart rental service provider.

3.2.1.1.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.2.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is approved, participant may continue the session, but the session time spent in the pits and outside the gokart as well as possible lost positions will not be automatically returned.

3.2.1.2.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.2.1. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is declined, participant may not continue the session. In those circumstances participant is still eligible to score points for a broken racing session, but his result will be unclassified with status DNF (did not finish), and his entry fee will not be reduced.

3.2.2.     In case if a serious technical problem, which prevents the continuation of the ride, occurs with gokart, participant, if it is possible, must park his gokart in a save place and stay inside the gokart until he is allowed by the referee to escape. After this participant has a right to return to the pits and get a replacement gokart. This option should be approved or declined by the rental service provider.

3.2.2.1.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.2.2. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is approved, participant may continue the session, but the session time spent in the pits and outside the gokart as well as possible lost positions will not be automatically returned.

3.2.2.2.  In case if the option described in paragraph 3.2.2. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations is declined, participant may not continue the session. In those circumstances participant is still eligible to score points for a broken racing session, but his result will be unclassified with status DNF (did not finish), and his entry fee will not be reduced.

3.2.3.     In case if a technical problem occurs with track’s timing system, unregistered lap times will not be restored and are subject to be counted as “no result shown”. This will not let the participant to receive a bonus point/points for a fastest lap during the race session.

3.3.        In case if any technical or other problem occurs that makes impossible to perform the planned stage format, the stage format might be changed by the decision of Organizers.

3.4.        In case if any technical problem, weather conditions or other problematic circumstances including force majeure occur that make impossible or unsafe to continue already started stage, a decision regarding the outcome of the race will be made by Organizers after the interrupted session directly at the place or in a several days’ time but before the next stage.

3.5.        Safety during the competition.

3.5.1.     Participant must comply with gokart rental service provider’s safety procedures.

3.5.2.     Participant must report to both gokart rental service provider as well as Organizers if any unsafe condition has been spotted on the track, including, but not limited to:

3.5.2.1.  explosive material leakage like fuel or oil;

3.5.2.2.  sharp objects on the track or directly outside the track where gokart might occur during the stage as well as safety barriers;

3.5.2.3. other type of large and small objects on the track or directly outside the track where gokart might occur during the stage that potentially might be unsafe for participant;

3.5.3.     Organizers do not hold responsibility for participant’s safety at any time.

 

4.           Challenge CUP rules and regulations.

4.1.        Challenge CUP is a special annual event with purpose to finalize the season and have a good time.

4.2.        Challenge CUP event holds a special gokart race followed by the awarding ceremony according to season results.

4.3.        For gokart race during Challenge CUP event is used TA6 or TA6m (modified) format:

4.3.1      each participant drives six short heat sessions (H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6) to show the best lap time in each of the heats (TA6) or to show the best lap time in H1-H4 and minimum of 2 (two) best lap times in heat sessions H5-H6 (TA6m); starting positions in those sessions are randomly determined either by the gokart rental service provider or by the Organizers;

4.3.2.     if TA6 format is used – the total calculated time, which consists of six best lap times shown in all heats (one best lap time per heat goes into calculation), will determine the final positions of the race, i.e. the better is total calculated time, the higher position participant gets;

4.3.3.     if TA6m format is used – the total calculated time, which consists of 4 (four) best lap times shown in H1-H4, where 1 (one) best lap time per heat goes into calculation, as well as 2 (two) second best lap times shown in H5-H6, where 1 (one) second best lap time per heat goes into calculation, will determine the final positions of the race, i.e. the better is total calculated time, the higher position participant gets;

4.3.4.     if two or more participants show the same best total time result after all six heats, then the higher position takes the one who showed the best individual time during all sessions.

4.4.        To Challenge CUP time attack sessions apply the following rules:

4.4.1.     one heat session’s run time is about 3 (three) to 4 (four) minutes for each participant;

4.4.2.     the actual gokart that participant will be driving in a heat session is randomly determined either by the gokart rental service provider with a condition that any participant, if possible, will not drive the same gokart more than one time during the stage, or by Organizers with or without help of lottery cards with numbers that participants may choose;

4.4.3.     if there are more participants than the number of gokarts allowed to run simultaneously, then participants are divided into groups according to the following principle:

4.4.3.1.  those who are in top 10 (ten) in last season’s final standings get priority 1; places inside this priority are determined by participant’s position in last season’s final standings: the higher position – the higher priority;

4.4.3.2.  those who participated in the last race of the last season, but who haven’t got priority 1, get priority 2; places inside this priority are determined by participant’s position in last season’s final standings: the higher position – the higher priority;

4.4.3.3.  those who have participated in last season, but who haven’t got either priority 1 or 2, get priority 3; places inside this priority are determined by participant’s position in last season’s final standings: the higher position – the higher priority;

4.4.3.4.  those who have not participated in last season get priority 4; places inside this priority are determined by participant’s registration time: the earlier registration time – the higher priority;

4.4.3.5.  lower priorities start filling up Group 1.

4.4.4.     All heat sessions start from the pit-lane or can start from the place on the track and end with crossing start/finish line while checkered flag is waving, or red lights are in use.

4.4.5.     participant might not take part in any 2 (two) heat sessions but is still allowed to participate in the rest ones. In this case participant’s lap times for unattended heats are classified the same as the slowest lap times shown in a missing heat, and his entry fee will not be reduced.

4.5.        Terms and conditions for GoKart PRIX Challenge CUP race are the same as in paragraphs 1.-1.10.6. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations and have the same power as those.

4.6.        The winner of GoKart PRIX Challenge CUP is the one who has the highest final position after the race according to paragraphs 4.3.2.-4.3.4. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations and has the following rights and obligations:

4.6.1.     this participant receives a special travelling trophy with his name on it as well as the names of all previous Challenge CUP winners as temporary prize; trophy should be presented to the winner by Organizers on the first stage of new season;

4.6.2.     this participant is obliged to return this special travelling trophy to Organizers before or during the last but one race of the same season.

4.7.        No other participant of Challenge CUP race will receive any prize.

4.8.        In case of gokarts technical issues paragraphs 3.-3.1.3. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations are applied.

4.9.        In case of unforeseen events or safety concerns paragraphs 3.3.-3.5.3. of current GoKart PRIX Regulations apply.