General Rules For Drivers & Crew Members
#1 Rule– This is a sporting event for the enjoyment of the racers and fans alike. Never forget what this sport is about.
1. Drivers, owners, and crew members will conduct themselves as professionals. Any unsportsmanlike conduct by drivers, owners or crew members shall be grounds for disqualification and / or suspension.
2. All drivers or crew members under the age of 18 must have a waiver and parent consent form signed before entering the pit area or competing at Thunderbird Raceway.
3. No equipment or race car will be considered as having been approved by reason of having passed through inspection unobserved.
4. Any person who defies or violates the intent or spirit of the Thunderbird Raceway rules shall be considered to have engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct and shall be subject to suspension or removal from the premises.
5. Thunderbird Raceway reserves the right to refuse any car or participant at any event, for any reason.
6. No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances are to be consumed before or during races by anyone entering the pit area.
7. Thunderbird Raceway officials reserve the right to request a doctor’s release at any time, for a said driver to participate at Thunderbird Raceway.
Sportsmanship Rules for Drivers AND Crew:
1. All discussions with officials shall be conducted in a professional manner.
2. Drivers are responsible for the conduct and actions of all crew members (this includes spouses, relatives, and significant others). Unsportsmanlike conduct, fighting, or harassing officials may result in disqualification and/or suspension.
3. All drivers & crew will conduct themselves in a professional manner.
ANY DRIVER THAT SPREADS FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT THUNDERBIRD RACEWAY ON FACE BOOK , ANY SOCIAL MEDIA – WILL BE BANNED FROM THUNDERBIRD RACEWAY FOR LIFE, NO TOLERANCE – NO WARNINGS !
4. Disqualification and or suspension will result for the following unsportsmanlike behavior.
A. Driver or crew member going into other drivers pit area.
B. Fighting or assault.
C. Any driver threatening or touching an official.
D. Any driver stopping on the track and throwing a tantrum or holding up the show.
E. Any driver that takes his or hers helmet off while on the race track during an event.
F. Any driver or crew member using profanity or obscure gestures at flagman or any official.
G. Any driver that intentionally makes contact with another car following the finish of a race or during a caution period.
H. Or any other unprofessional or unsportsmanlike conduct not covered in this section.