Supplemental Rules and Regulations 2022

This information supplements the national rules as outlined in the NASA CCR. Safety is our number one priority. Drivers must comply with all rules and regulations and take personal responsibility for their actions. Drivers will receive penalties as per the outline below. Please read these rules and keep a copy with your gear. If you feel these rules are too harsh or are concerned that you may likely violate one or more of these rules, let us know and we will refund your entry.

1. NASA SoCal House Rules

  • Drivers must report immediately to impound.
    • All race drivers must report immediately to impound after their qualifying session or race. Their cars shall not be serviced without the approval of a tech official. In impound, the only tasks drivers may perform are turning off cameras, checking tire pressures, and opening the hood to allow for cooling. Drivers may not perform any other tasks until released by the Chief of Tech or Race Director.
    • PENALTY: DQ for technical non-compliance.
  • Drivers must check the accuracy of scoring results.
    • Drivers are responsible for accuracy of scoring results (name, class, team name, sponsor, etc.) after the very first session of their event is posted.
    • PENALTY: Any changes after the weekend will incur a $100 admin fee.
  • Drivers must obtain contingency documents at the track.
    • Drivers are required to obtain contingency documents AT THE TRACK. Contingency will not be issued after the conclusion of the event.

2. [20.3.1 Pre-Grid]
Racers and TT drivers MUST know their grid spaces before they arrive at pre-grid. When drivers arrive at pre-grid, the grid workers will ask for their grid space number and direct them to the correct spot.

  • PENALTY> Failure to know your grid position will result in placement at the back of the entire group.

3. [15.17 Driver’s Attire]

Drivers are required to wear proper safety apparel when on track.

PENALTY> $100 safety fine and moved to HPDE for the remainder of the event.

4. [27.12] Drivers Points System per Appendix B [CCR 27.0] will be enforced.

Accumulation of ten (10) points in a season will result in suspension for the remainder of the season. All parties to any contact earn points. In addition to the conditions described in 27.12, the following conditions will also incur points:

  • Blocking – two (2) points
  • False Start/ Start Jumping – one (1) point
  • Reckless & Dangerous (Black Flagged) – three (3) points
  • Contact under any Yellow Flag condition – ten (10) points {immediate suspension}

5. 2022 Regional Championship Points

  • [22.1 Season Points System]
    • In 2022, there are 19 races scheduled over the course of ten (10) events (nine (9) events plus the National Championship). To be eligible for the regional championship, drivers must participate in one more than half the number of races that score points. In 2022, drivers must participate in at least 10 races.
    • Drivers will earn double points for races at Willow Springs on May 21-22, 2022, and at Chuckwalla on Nov. 12-13, 2022.
    • A series must have a minimum class size of an average of six (6) cars for the year. This applies to all series. 
    • Spec E46 and Spec E30 will also award points for their eleven (11) qualifying races, for a total of 30 races in their regional points championship in 2022.
  • [22.2 Dropping Race Scores]
    • Competitors may drop the three (3) of their lowest points-scoring races. This applies to all series.
  • [22.7 National Championship]
    • NASA SoCal drivers who race at the National Championship at Laguna Seca, Sept. 15-18, 2022, will earn points towards the NASA SoCal Regional Championship.

Updated 1/11/2022