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Superkarts! USA - Rulebook & Updates

SKUSA Rulebook Updates: 12/6/2023 Print
Wednesday, 06 December 2023 00:00
The following changes were made in the SKUSA Rulebook published on December 6, 2023.

101.1
(revised)
Spirit and Intent: The following sentence was added.
Final interpretation of these rules lies with SKUSA, not the competitor. 
109.7
(added)
Errors and Omissions: During a protest, the discovery of a clerical error or misidentification of a kart may result in a penalty being overturned. In these cases, this protest shall not count towards the competitors one per day.
201.1
(revised)
National Classes: Updated to reflect the renaming of X30 Sr to Pro X30 and revised kart numbers for Micro, Pro X30 and Pro Shifter
302.1.4
(revised)
Weights: All weight mounting bolts must have double nuts (two nuts jammed together) or a nut with safety wire or pin through a drilled bolt. If mounted to the seat, large washers should be utilized to prevent the fasteners from pulling through the seat. Weights MUST be painted or plastic coated white and marked with appropriate kart number. This should be the only number and must be legible, visible for inspection and in contrasting colors that are easy to read. If tape is used, it must be solid color. Weights less than 7 pounds may be secured by one 5/16” (8mm) bolt. Weights weighing 7 or more pounds must be secured by two 5/16” (8mm) bolts. Stacked pieces of weights that total over 7 pounds require two 5/16” (8mm) bolts. The loss of a weight or improper attachment during any on-track session shall result In a penalty. Weights not marked with appropriate kart number shall result in a procedural penalty.
305.6
(added)
This portion of 305.5 was moved to create 305.6 and then further revised as follows.
Connection between brake pedal and master cylinder(s) must consist of both solid rod and safety cable with a minimum diameter of 1.8mm. The lack of a safety cable shall result in a penalty.
308.7
(revised)
Fluid Capture: A functional catch tank/container is required on the radiator for overflow.
402.3.1
(revised)
Mounting: They are to be affixed in one of the following manners: (1) Factory IAME box and velcro strap with one 175-lb tie wrap, or (2) Aftermarket battery box with minimum of two 175-lb tie wraps, at least one of which is installed around the chassis. All batteries are to be labeled with the appropriate kart number. This should be the only number and must be legible, visible for inspection and in contrasting colors that are easy to read. Batteries not marked with appropriate kart number shall result in a procedural penalty.
402.4
(added)
Max Bore:
SWIFT KA100 X30 SSE
1.663” No-Go 1.918” No-Go 2.140” No-Go 2.531” No-Go
602.7
(renumbered)
Section ‘602.7 Race Starts’ was removed and is now 602.7 Standing Starts and 602.8 Rolling Starts and so forth. This was done to reduce rule numbers in these sections.
602.8.2.1
(revised)
Formation: The following sentence was added.
Once the field has reached the Commitment Cone, scrubbing of tires is no longer permitted and shall result in a penalty.
602.8.2.3
(added)
Manipulating the Start: When a competitor’s actions interrupt normal starting procedures, a manipulating the start penalty shall be issued. This includes but is not limited to any changes of pace during any of the starting procedures or creating large gaps to the competitors ahead of and behind you forcing yourself or other competitors out of their proper starting positions.
602.8.2
(renumbered)
After ‘Manipulating the Start’ was added at 602.8.2.3, subsequent rules were remembered as appropriate, starting with 602.8.2.4 Aborted Start.
603.5
(revised)
Flags: The following sentence was added.
It should be noted that some flags are ‘courtesy flags’ and not compulsory. This includes but is not limited to the Half-Way, Two-to-Go or White flags.
603.7
(revised)
Procedural Fines: The following sentence was revised.
Procedural Fines must be paid within the protest window per Section 109 but are not considered protests.
604.2
(updated)
SAFETY: Updated penalties regarding overflow bottles and batteries or weights not marked with kart number.
 
604.4
(updated)
RACE STARTS: 10 Second penalty added for Manipulating the Start.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 April 2024 17:46