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Requirements and Policies

By submitting payment to Dog House Track Days for any of their events, you, the registrant will have deemed to have read and agreed to all terms and conditions governing DHTD events, including but not limited to car prep, car inspection, on track protocols and general rules of conduct governing their events.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • All registrants must be 18 years or older by date of the event and must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must use a Snell approved SA 2015 or newer helmet.
  • Use of a vehicle that has been properly prepared and inspected for track use (refer to car preparation and tech guidelines)
  • Understand the meaning of all flags

CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must wear closed toed shoes (athletic type or driving shoes). Generally flat-soled shoes. No heels allowed.
  • Long pants and long-sleeved shirts (and or a jacket) made of natural fibers.
  • Driving gloves are not required but recommended.
  • Drivers in fully prepared “competition” cars will want to use a full fire-retardant suit.
  • Use of a Hans or similar devise highly recommended in cars with harnesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DRIVER:

  • SAFETY….is our shared primary concern during the entire event. Anyone deemed to be conducting themselves in an unsafe manner, both off and on the track, will be asked to leave and not be allowed to register for future events. There will be no refunds. There will be no alcoholic beverages of any kind to be consumed until after the track is closed for the day. This includes guests and visitors.
  • Track Protocols and Procedures…must be understood and practiced by all drivers. It is the responsibility of each participant to make certain they know and understand these rules. Anyone choosing not to abide by these expectations will be considered to be conducting themselves in an unsafe manner and will be asked to leave the event.
  • Courtesy and Respect …is the right of every participant. Driving on the track in a manner deemed too aggressive, or unsafe (i.e., passing without a point-by), will result in elimination from the event.
  • Off-track excursions or any type of on-track incident…will result in a black flag requiring the driver to come off the track for a consultation with the chief instructor. Repeated black flag offenses will result in expulsion.
  • Damages to the track and or facilities…the driver will be held responsible for damages they cause on the track and or related facilities. This can include but not limited to tire wall repair and or speedy-dry used for fluid leaks, etc.
  • Drivers MUST understand and obey all flags. Failure to do so can result in run group suspension or expulsion form the event. Use the first track familiarization session of the day to identify and become familiar with each flag station.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited until the track goes cold at the end of the day. Any mind-altering drugs (prescribed or otherwise), or any medication that can adversely affect a participant’s decision-making skills are also strictly prohibited during the entire event.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

In addition to yourself and your car, you may want to consider bringing along…

  • Extra food and or snacks
  • Cooler with water or Sports type drinks
  • Folding chair, sunscreen, sunglasses, rain gear
  • Assorted tools; tire gauge, torque wrench
  • Extra oil, brake fluid and brake pads
  • Paper towels, rags and glass cleaner
  • Pen and paper for note taking
  • Tarp to put things under in case it rains

INDEMNITY POLICY:

Participants acknowledge that Doghouse Track Days driving events entail known and unanticipated risks which could result in damage to the participant, to property or to third parties, physical or emotional injury, paralysis or death.  The participant understands that such risks simply cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the driving event.  Participation in this event is therefore purely voluntary and the participant expressly agrees to accept and assume all risks and elects to participate in spite of all known and or unknown risks.

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