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RULES

2022 FDXCR General Rules + ATV & Bike 

        Off-road racing can be a dangerous sport and, with participation being voluntary,  no rider, pit crew member, spectator or any vehicle owner/insurer shall have any claim for damages, expenses, lawsuits or otherwise against promoter, track  operator, Land owner, FDXCR, its officers, agents or directors arising from damage to any vehicle, personal injury, or death, monetary loss of any kind whatsoever.  Entrants, pit crew members, or vehicle owner/insurer, who voluntarily participate in any racing activities conducted under these rules, waive any claim they may have against the promoter, track operator, Land owner, FDXCR, its officers, agents, or directors. Note: Any persons entering event premises that have not signed the waiver at entrance is and will be considered trespassing! 

Official Race & Track Rules

1. Inclement Weather

        Events may be conducted regardless of weather conditions. In the event of rain or other unfavorable conditions, it may be necessary to alter the order of the event schedule, including but not limited to,  adjusting the length of the race or delaying or stopping the program completely. Should a delay occur, every effort will be made to resume the schedule in a timely fashion if conditions significantly improve.

     

        If a race is canceled for any reason before the first race of the day your entry fees will transfer to the next race. No refunds once the first race has started. If a race is canceled mid race, every effort will be made to reschedule the remaining races.

2. Pit Vehicles: 

ABSOLUTELY NO PIT RIDING. 

Handicap permit ‘may’ be available on case by case for a UTV golf cart. 

Any unauthorized machine caught outside of parking/camping area, meaning in the woods, on a trail etc. will be asked to leave...........................................................

3. Pit Crews: 

        Racers are responsible for the actions of their entire pit crew!!  Pit crew members may be allowed to help their rider or fellow riders off the track in the case of a crash or mechanical issue, remove rider and vehicle as quickly and safely as possible. No person, aside from event staff, should be on the track for any other reason. Pit Crew entering track need to have safety vest/shirt on before entering track.

No Radio communication between pit crew and rider.

4. Age Divisions: 

Age will be as of January 1 of current season 

  • A. Rider Age: 12 years old to compete on a bike above 250 cc. ATV amateur riders (AA, A, B, C & Womens Class) must be at least 15 years old to race (with the exception of the, Schoolboy, Youth classes and Trail  Rider per cc + age) If they have a proven record in a Schoolboy Sport in any Organized XC series then they may advance to the appropriate A, B, OR C  Class upon meeting the Age requirement of that  class and approval of the FDXCR Series after review. 

  • B. Changing Classes: A rider may petition to move to a lower classification A,B,C, based on class  finishes and time differences. This will be reviewed by FDXCR Staff and given an answer before the next  scheduled FDXCR event. Points do not transfer between classes. Testing the water, a racer may advance to the next higher ranking class to see where  they stack up for one race in the current season, and return back to the lower class if they desire, with no  ramification being enforced. Although, Points for that race do not move back with you.  

5. Medical Insurance: 

 FDXCR Racing does not provide medical insurance for  competitors, spectators, support crew, etc. and we urge you not  to compete or attend event without it. Medical insurance is  the sole responsibility of the competitor / attendee.

6. MACHINE ELIGIBILITY: 

Bikes

  • AA Pro Open Class:  

    • 122- Open cc

  • A Class:  1 ½ hr race,

    • 122cc and up single cylinder bike engine, so long as the cylinder is stamped with the correct engine displacement. 2/4 strokes

  • B Class:  1 ½ hr race,

    • 122cc and up single cylinder bike engine, so long as the cylinder is stamped with the correct engine displacement. 2/4 strokes

  • C Class:  1 ½ hr race,

    • 122cc and up single cylinder bike engine, so long as the cylinder is stamped with the correct engine displacement. 2/4 strokes

  • Vet 45 and Up Class:  1 ½ hr race,

    • 122cc and up single cylinder bike engine, so long as the cylinder is stamped with the correct engine displacement. 2/4 strokes

  • Women’s 16-Up Class:  1 ½ hr race,

    • 122cc and up single cylinder bike engine, so long as the cylinder is stamped with the correct engine displacement. 2/4 strokes

  • 85cc 12-15yr Class:  1 hr race,

    • 66-85cc 2-stroke/75-125cc 4-stroke

  • 85cc 16-18yr Schoolboy Class:  1hr race,

    • 66-85cc 2-stroke/75-125cc 4-stroke

  • 65cc 7-12yr Class:  45min race,

    • 52-65cc 2-stroke/52-90cc 4-stroke

  • 50cc SR Class:  45min race,

    • 7-11yr  50cc 2-stroke/70cc 4-stroke includes all E-bikes

  • 50cc JR Class:  45min race,

    • 5-11yr  50cc stock 4-stroke. 

      • The following may be changed exhaust, twist throttle, and handlebars. No other modifications allowed: including tires and wheels, carburetor, electronics, suspension, engine modifications.

  • Girl’s Super Mini:  45min race,

    • 7-15yr  65-85cc 2-stroke/70-125cc 4/stroke

ATV CLASSES

  • AA Pro Class:  1 ½ hr race  

    • 200-450cc Production                        

  • A Class:  1 ½ hr race              

    • 200+cc Production  

  • B Class:  1 ½ hr race              

    • 200+cc Production              

  • C Class:  1 ½ hr race              

    • 200+cc Production        

  • 12-15 Boys:  1 ½ race              

    • 300cc Max Production        

  • 12-15 Girls:  1 ½ race              

    • 300cc Max Production        

  • 12-15 Mod:  1 ½ race              

    • 300cc Max Modified       

      1. 200-300cc 4 stroke and 2 stroke modified.  Ages 12-15.  The ​following may be changed or added:Tires (no tire balls), wheels, exhaust, sprockets, handlebars, grips, handlebar pads, front bumper, rear grab bar, air filter, jetting, steering stabilizer, carburetor, A-arms, axle and frame reinforcements. Engine and frame do not need to match.

  1. Production Rule:  OEM motor and matching frame combination model required (matching year NOT required). Frame must remain as designed by OEM, including all suspension pivot points. Engine modifications, frame reinforcements, and after market A-arms, caster brackets, swing-arms and suspension are permitted.

  • 90 Youth JR:  45 min race  

    •  110cc Max Production    

  1. 4 stroke (50-110cc) limited, age 5-11: excludes production race machines such as DRR, Cobra, Apex, and Raptor 125. The following may be changed or added: Tires (no tire balls), wheels, exhaust, sprockets, handlebars, grips, handlebar pads, front bumper, rear grab bar, air filter, jetting, steering stabilizer, and frame reinforcements. Fenders may be trimmed. No other modifications allowed, including carburetor, electronics (including CDI and ECU), air box (may remove lid), gas tank, and rear axle.

  • 90 Youth SR:  45 min race  

    • 50-125cc Modified          

      • White Plate-Red Letters

  1. 50-100cc 2 stroke and 111-125cc 4 stroke modified. Ages 5-11. The following may be changed or added: tires (no tires balls), wheels, exhaust, sprockets, gearing, clutch, twist throttle, handlebar grips and pads, front bumper, rear grab bar, air filter, jetting, carburetor, steering stabilizer and frame reinforcements, suspension and shocks, and     A-arms. (2 stroke shifter models eligible)   ​​

7. EQUIPMENT / RACER GEAR: 

 

1. The machine a rider leaves the starting line on is the official machine of the rider for that event, and  may not be switched during the event. 

2. Riders may not carry gasoline anywhere except inside the machine's fuel tank. 

3. All machines must have a working kill switch (bikes) or tether cord (ATV)  

4. Racer MUST have, long sleeve shirt, long pants, approved helmet, eye protection, and race boots that come  above the ankles.

 

8. REGISTRATION: 

1. Riders must provide a photo I.D with proof of age upon request by an official, and be accompanied by a  parent or legal guardian if under the age of 18. 

2. Rider must bring HELMET to registration for transponder placement and testing. 

3. Riders must register for the race before riding their machine anywhere, may not exceed 1st gear idle  when traveling to/from their pit area, and must always wear a helmet. 

 

4. ATV ONLY At registration, riders will purchase a number plate to be placed on the rear of the machine. 

 

6. Racer must be registered 45 minutes prior to their race starting time. Online pre registration encouraged.

7. If your transponder sticker is lost or in the wrong place you will have to pay for a new sticker.

**** PRE REGISTRATION**** If you pre register online and you don’t make that race for any reason, you  may request a refund prior to the next event in the current season, it will not be transferred to another event. 

 

NO ONE MAY PRE RIDE A COURSE PRIOR TO A POINTS RACE

You may walk the track an hour before the first race. 

YOUTH RIDERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO WALK THE TRACK PRIOR TO THE RACE

 

9. START PROCEDURE: 

1. Riders shall line up on their assigned starting row on a first come basis when directed by the race  official. No one is permitted on the starting line 30 minutes prior to start time!! 

2. The Riders Meeting will be conducted on the starting line before the start of each race. All riders are  responsible for attending. 

3. All starts are dead engine. With the exception of youth classes. Special permissions will be allowed case by case. The start  procedure will be as follows: 

a. The blue flag will signal all riders to shut down their engines. 

b. 30 seconds later the Referee will extend his arm to signal "10 Seconds" before the start of the race. At  the "10 seconds" signal, all crewmembers must step behind the riders. 

c. The green flag will be waived, signaling the start of the race. 

4. Riders starting their machines prior to the green flag signal, or taking off with the wrong row will be  penalized per official’s decision. 

5. Riders missing the start of their class must enter the racecourse at the starting line and complete the start chute. 

6. If your machine does not start in a timely manner you must move from the starting area so it will not impede  the start of the next row. 

7. YOUTH RIDERS MAY BE ALLOWED ONE PARADE LAP 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST BIKE RACE AND THE FIRST QUAD RACE

 

10. SCORING: 

1. Transponder scanning is the official FDXCR scoring procedure.  

2. A checkpoint, this is a no passing zone. Riders must yell out their number to the checkpoint attendant for backup scoring. Recommended speed of  5 MPH through scoring. If your transponder doesn’t register due to speed it is the fault of the rider only.

3. Riders may not be serviced or pitted in the area between the Finish Line and the Finish Line Checkpoint, or in the area immediately after the Finish Line Checkpoint. Racers that do will be penalized

4. ALL PENALTIES WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF TRACK OFFICIALS

MAINTAIN GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP THROUGHOUT THE RACE

11. THE COURSE: 

1. FDXCR course may include trails, footpaths, roads, hills, motocross tracks, or any type of terrain, which can be negotiated by a bike or ATV. 

 

2. Marking, cutting, tampering with or otherwise changing the course in any manner is strictly  prohibited. An FDXCR official may only make course modifications. 


 

No one, except officials and riders officially entered, may ride on the racecourse at any time during the  event. 

12. ON TRACK REGULATIONS: 

1. Riders must remain on the marked course. The marked course is within 25 feet of race arrows. However, riders must stay within the confines of the markers posted on both  sides of the trail, ribbons, signs, stakes, hay bales, barrels, motocross track, grass track, etc. 

2. Riders encountering traffic jams or bottlenecks may go more than 25 feet off the course to get around the bottleneck only. However, the rider must re-enter the course as soon as possible, and upon approaching  this section the next lap, must ride the original arrowed section if the track is clear. If the original marking  devices are knocked down, the rider must stay on the original marked course regardless. A "bottleneck" is a section of the track that becomes impassable for any reason, with the exception of checkpoints. 

3. Riders may not cut to the inside of any corner pole marker. 

4. If a rider leaves the course for any reason he must re-enter at the starting line.Track officials may adjust lap times.  

5. Riders may make repairs and otherwise receive mechanical assistance anywhere along the course  except within the confines of the checkpoint areas. All such repairs and assistance must be made without  causing interference with other riders and in a suitable area off the racetrack. 

6. Radios are permitted between pit crewmembers, but not with or between riders. 

7. Reckless riding. No rider may ride in such a manner as to endanger life or limb of other riders,  officials or the public. Riders will be penalized for the reckless operation of their machine, including but not  limited to the deliberate ramming, blocking or intentional contact with another rider, or for running into an  official. 

8. Team Tactics are prohibited, and include but are not limited to: blocking, allowing another rider to  pass in order to affect the outcome of the race, or exchanging machines in order for another rider to  continue the race. Riders involved will be penalized. 

9. Unsportsmanlike Conduct. Persons whose appearance, conduct, associations or affiliations, on or off  the track, deemed not conducive to the best interest of this sport or who exhibit conduct which is  inappropriate, offensive, abrasive or in bad taste, may be excluded or suspended from FDXCR at the  discretion of the Race officials. 

10.Participants engaged in any event, public appearance, media activity or any other situation relating to their  participation in the series must refrain from intentional physical contact with any participant, inappropriate 

or profane language, fraud, and unsportsmanlike behavior. At the sole discretion of FDXCR, participants who  exhibit behaviors deemed inappropriate or unsportsmanlike, prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests  of the sport, or detract from the enjoyment, appreciation or interests of the fans, sponsors or other  supporters of the sport, may be penalized by monetary fine, docking of championship points, or both. Such penalties are not subject to protest or appeal. 

13. RACE FINISHES: 

1. The race officially ends for all contestants at the completion of the lap in which the checkered flag is  displayed to the overall winner. 

2. To be considered as having completed a lap, the rider and his machine must cross the plane of the  checkered flag under the rider's own unaided ability. Towing is not allowed. If a race machine is towed, its race is over from that point.

 

3. Riders will be scored in order of finish and laps completed. It is not  necessary to complete all laps in order to be scored. 

4. Results: Racers must complete the race within have 15 minutes of leaders lap time to finish the race after the overall winner takes the  checkered flag. If track official / track sweeper directs you to leave track, you must do so. Time has elapsed for your race. A rider may question the results within the 30-minute period following posting of the final  results. After 30 minutes, awards will be given out. RESULTS ARE THEN FINAL….NO Calling/messaging next day, next week, saying I think I was missed a lap! 

 

5.Youth Awards are given to all riders.

6.Adult Awards are given first 3 finishes. To win an award, a rider must complete  one full lap. Awards must be picked up before leaving the event. If for some reason we have run out we will  make arrangements for you to pick up.

7.Pro Rider Payouts: Payouts are for the whole series not per race and will be paid out at the Awards Banquet ONLY! Riders must race at least 2 races to win awards.

*** IF AWARDS ARE NOT PICKED UP THEY WILL BE HELD. CASH AWARDS WILL BE HANDED OUT AT BANQUET. IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT TO BANQUET ARRANGEMENTS WILL BE MADE TO GET YOU YOUR AWARDS. 

7. Penalties will be assessed at the discretion of the official based on the severity of the offense, and may  include one or more of the following: position(s), lap(s), time adjustment, disqualification, suspension, loss  of championship points, fine, probation. 

 

14. OVERALL NUMBERS 

 

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  • The electronic scoring system provides a complete overall race finish for each event. Points will be  accumulated for Overall Number assignment and can be viewed as a gauge toward overall ranking for the  year. 

  • Overall Numbers will be assigned based on overall finishes.

  • Overall Numbers will be figured on this scale.