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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Racing For Pinks - Rules and Information




Racing for pinks is a race where the winner of the race gets all the cars entered in the race.

 
  • Race Date: Saturday, September 20th, 2014
  • Mail-in cars are welcome.
  • Only stock cars are allowed. Stock cars are cars that have not been modified in any way.
  • This race is open to any brand name 1/64 scale car. (Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lighting, etc.)
  • Limit of 2 cars per person.
  • The four lane color country speedway will be used for this race. It will be 18 feet with a start height of 30 inches.
  • The race format will be a point elimination race. Points are accumulated after each race. First place gets 0 points, second place 1 point, third place 2 points, fourth place gets 3 points. A car is eliminated when 8 points are accumulated. This ensures that each car will race at least three times. The race winner is the last car that has not been eliminated.
  • A $1 donation to help with shipping all the cars to the winner would be appreciated but not required.
  • Mail-in cars can be sent to
    • Robby Comeford
    • P.O. Box 156
    • Washington, Utah
    • 84780
  • Mail-in cars need to include the following information.  You can print out the Race Entry Form Below or include the following information on a piece of paper:
    • Name
    • Email
    • Return Mailing Address
    • Team Race Name
    • Cars included with a brief description
 
 


Sunday, August 17, 2014

Race Formats

Single Elimination
 A bracket tournament where the loser of each race is immediately eliminated and the winner moves on to face other winners until all cars are eliminated but the winner.

 Double Elimination
 A bracket tournament where cars are eliminated after two losses. Races continue until all cars are eliminated but the winner.

Point Elimination
 Points are accumulated after each race. First place gets 0 points, second place 1 point, third place 2 points, etc. A car is eliminated when the defined point level is accumulated. The number of points for elimination will be determined by the number of cars in the race and the particular track being used. The race winner is the last car that has not been eliminated.

Lane Rotation
 Each car races once in each lane and is timed. The times are averaged together. Fastest car wins. If there are more than two lanes, the slowest time is thrown out before the times are averaged.

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