Section 12 – HRKC Pro Wing Champ Series

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12.1 Participation Requirements

12.1.1 Minimum age is 15 years and up. Drivers participating in the Saturday Night Pro Win Champ Series must be approved by the race committee. Rookies must start in rear of the field for four races. Kart must be marked with yellow tape on the rear roll cage uprights.
12.1.2 No rough driving allowed in Champ Class. Any incident that causes damage to a kart or stops the race shall be reviewed by the race committee and may result in possible dismissal from the series.
12.1.3 Persons wanting to compete in this series must be HRKC members. Reference HRKC Section 2 for membership details.

12.2 Kart Chassis and Wing Requirements

12.2.1 Chassis must be approved by HRKC Technical Director.
12.2.2 Tail sections are optional.
12.2.3 Stock rear bumpers shall be rounded. “No pointed or triangular bumpers are permitted”.
12.2.4 Rear view mirrors are optional.
12.2.5 Steering Wheel must be quick release steering wheel.
12.2.6 All seats must have a metal seat guard or “wolf plate” mounted between the rear brake rotor and the seat. The guard must be made of 1” or wider steel and be 1/8” thick at a minimum.
12.2.7 Kart numbers shall be placed on top of the wing facing forward, on the nose of the kart, and on the rear corner of the sides of the wing. A number plate that can be seen from the rear of the kart is required. (See HRKC Section 4.13).
12.2.8 Wing: HRKC mandates use of wing part number F/T 94 only for use in the HRKC Pro Winged Champ Series. The F/T 94 wing can be purchased directly from HRKC by contacting the Technical Director. No modifications to the wing are permitted. Wing must be secured by two slip pins at the rear. Slip pins are required for safety; NO solid bolting at the rear. The minimum stationary angle of the wing is 15 degrees. The wing cannot be mounted further forward than 3 inches from the vertical plane extending up from the back side of the rear axle. Minimum height shall be no less than 30 inches measured at the right front corner of the wing. Wing shall be kept in good condition. Damaged sections shall be replaced.
12.2.9 Kart numbers shall be placed on top of the wing facing forward, on the nose of the kart, and on the rear corner of the sides of the wing. A number plate that can be seen from the rear of the kart is required. (See HRKC Section 4.13).
12.2.10 Sprint Car window net is mandatory. Attached from the left rear roll cage down bar to the left front roll cage down bar. (SFI 27.1 approved, dated no more than 3 years old.)
12.2.11 Headrests or “halo” type head support devices, such as those used on the LaJoie racing seat, are optional on the Wing Champ karts.

12.3 Engines

12.3.1 Engine: per NKA specifications. No 1998 deck rules permitted. It is highly recommended that all engines be equipped with a rollover fuel check valve fuel cap.
12.3.2 All header pipes must be fully wrapped with “header wrap”. It is not necessary to wrap a muffler if one is utilized.
12.3.3 Fuel and Oil are subject to test for at any time. No additives allowed.
12.3.4 All B&S Flathead engines will use a stock cast iron flywheel weighting a minimum of 6 pound 4 ounces.

12.4 Safety Equipment

12.4.1 All drivers must wear SFI approved driving suit, shoes and gloves in good repair. A single layer fire suit is the minimum allowed. Arm restraints, 5-point harness, SFI 38.1 approved head and neck restraint system dated no more than 5 years old are required. Helmets meeting Snell 2010 or 2015 SA rated or M Rated with a Nomex Balaclava are required.
12.4.2 Belts and Harnesses

 All belts and harnesses shall be of the 5-point type and meet current SFI requirements. A quick release lap belt is required.
 Belts/harnesses may be either 2 inches or 3 inches wide.
 Belts/harnesses must be dated by the manufacturer, be no more than three years old and in good repair.
 Arm restraints are required and shall be attached into the quick release seat belts. Arm restraints may not be attached to the steering shaft.
 Shoulder harness must come from behind the driver’s seat. Inertia reels are not permitted.
 Both ends of the lap belt must be fastened to the roll cage with grade 8 bolts not less than 3/8” in diameter.
 Elbow pads are mandatory. Pads are a tech item and may result in disqualification.

12.4.3 A clutch protection plate is mandatory. An aluminum plate, 6”x6”x 3/16” minimum shall be attached to the right side of the seat, centered on the crankshaft.
12.4.4 Wing Champ drivers are required to wear a RACEceiver one-way radio anytime they are on the racing surface during the race day. RACEceivers are provided by the HRKC, the driver is responsible for providing their own ear buds. A set of ear buds can be purchased from HRKC.

12.5 Tires

12.5.1 Tires must be Burris SS-55, B-55-A, M-15-A or B, or Dunlop DCS, DDS series tires.

12.6 Racing Event Rules and Procedures

12.6.1 Even though the Pro Wing Champ series runs on Saturday nights with the Langley Speedway program, the series is still part of HRKC and will use the two (2) dropped races rule as specified in Section 6.1.2. Each competitor may drop their two worst points events from the year when determining year-end results. Rainouts cannot be used as a dropped event.
12.6.2 Feature starting positions are determined by the qualifying results or if qualifying does not take place, the feature starting order shall be determined by current season points order except for the first race of the year where a pill draw will be used.
12.6.3 THIRTY (30) kart maximum field size.
12.6.4 If thirty-one (31) or more karts show up for a race, the top twenty (20) shall be locked in by their qualifying time. Karts qualifying from twenty-first (21) back will run a TEN (10) lap Heat Race. Heat Race starting order shall be set by qualifying time. Finishing order from the Heat Race will determine starting positions twenty-one thru thirty (21-30) for the Feature Race. Those karts not making the Feature Race will receive one (1) point like those who finish twenty-sixth (26) and back in the Feature Race.
12.6.5 Champ Kart drivers shall remain belted in their karts any time they are on the racing surface unless otherwise instructed by race officials. No repairs or adjustments to the kart are permitted during a red flag condition.