First Time Competitors Information

MOMS – Manual of Motorsport (Generally known as GCR’s)
A publication designed to assist you in your riding throughout the coming year. MoMs embodies the General Competition Rules (GCRs) for all disciplines of motorsport in Australia. Available HERE

Series Regulations AND Round specific Regulations
FOUND HERE – Read them thoroughly!
They give you all the race rules, eligibility, format, times and details for the race day.

Entering an Event
Currently all entry registrations for a race meeting are available thru SOLO HERE and SIDECAR HERE
You will require the following:
Club Membership
• MA Competition Licence
Entries close approximately one to two weeks prior the event. Closing dates listed in round Supplementary Regulations. If for some reason you cannot enter on time, please advise the Race Secretary via email admin@mcrcwa.com.au of your intention to compete at the event.

Machine Preparation
All machines must comply with the 2021 GCRs 7.9 (General Rules), 7.11 (Machine & Rider Identification), 7.14 (Sound Emissions), 7.15 (Fuel), 7.16 (Engines) and 7.17 (Frames & Parts).
All machines must have brake caliper mounting bolts lockwired.
Additional Technical rules for Naked Cup, Ninja 400 and Junior SC can be found HERE

Race Numbers
Allocation of race numbers for new riders is done automatically thru Motorcycling WA (MWA). If you wish to request a change of number, then you need to contact MWA Office on 93715333.
Placement: For WA Road Racing, size and font style refer to the Series Supplementary Regulations under Item 21. Note additional requirements for 2021.
Stick on Numbers are available for purchase from the Race Office on race days at $2 each.

Tyre Information
A Tyre Homologation list for WA State Road Racing Championship Series is available HERE

Tyre Service & Provider on Tuning and Race Days is provided at both Wanneroo and Collie Circuits by Marc Cartier 0420 582 316 backed up with a Pirelli Technical service provided by Graham Corey of GP Wholesale 0408 922 645.

RACE DAYS: Wanneroo and Collie Circuits
Gates open 6.30 am (unless otherwise stated in Sup Regs)
Undercover Pit Bays
Undercover bays are pre-allocated at both circuits, 2 bikes per bay.
If you have a particular request for location and to share, you must put your request in writing via email to admin@mcrcwa.com.au no later than a week prior the event. Your request will be considered, and you will be notified via email & Facebook prior race day.
Limited Power is available – some bays have mains power (overhead) and others are powered by multi distribution boards – supplied by the Club and WASCC.
For Collie circuit additional generator power is hired by the club.
Be prepared and bring your own extension lead/double adaptor, or you are welcome to bring your own backup small generator.
Leads must be fixed/ taped overhead, not running along the ground or across walkways.

  • Power leads must not run on the ground or be placed in a dangerous position and must comply with workplace safety requirements.
  • The onus is on the rider to ensure that all leads are tagged and dated to demonstrate that they are certified

Pit Paddock Parking
All support vehicles, trailers must be parked in allocated car park areas, preferably not the lawn areas and definitely not carports.
End of racing when reloading, please do not park in the “bike riding lane” – this must be kept clear at all times as some competitors may still be participating.

COMPULSORY SIGN ON (Race and Tuning Days)
All competitors (and Parents/Guardians) must sign-on the Participation Indemnity Sheet located in the Race Admin Office on the day before the rider goes out on track. Where a rider does not sign in before the rider goes out on track, a penalty may apply.

Machine Examination
Commences for all State Rounds usually from 7.30am – 9.30am (refer to round specific Sup Regs for definite times and what is required).

  • Solo machines must be presented with the belly pan removed and available for inspection.
  • Sidecars are required to remove their bodywork prior to inspection.
  • All machines will be randomly checked at scrutineering for radiator additives.
  • All riding gear must also be presented to Scrutineering personnel for inspection.

Wanneroo Race days machine examination will take place at the Green shed – behind the lawn area (Scrutineering Bay).
Collie Race Days machine examination will take place outside of the Tyre service garage.

Riders (& Passengers/ Team Managers/Jnr Guardians)
Briefing will take place prior to practice and or qualifying at the machine examiners bay– attendance is compulsory, sign on is required to confirm your attendance. If location has changed it will be notified on the morning prior to the Briefing.

Practice sessions (and qualifying if stated)
Commence 9.00am (approx. 2 hours) (see Event Schedule for order of sessions).

Timing Transmitters & Brackets
Transmitters are compulsory and are issued race morning from the Race Office. They must be fitted for practice/qualifying and racing.
Fix to front forks or inside front of belly pan (BUT to be kept away from heat source)
NOTE: Tag Heuer Timing Transponders will be in use and fixing brackets will be required.
Brackets can be purchased from the race office at $15 each.
Transmitters are the rider’s responsibility and must be returned to the race office end of day.
Any loss of or damage to a timing transmitter is the responsibility of the competitor.
Replacement cost approx. $500
Timing results can be accessed HERE

Sponsors Stickers
For State Championship round events will be available from the Race Office and or scrutineering race morning.
They must be on the bike prior to racing on the day.

Grading Stickers
Available from Scrutineering. Unless notified otherwise, first race meeting you are graded D grade (Novice rider). The Competitions Committee will review lap times after each race day and if regraded you will be notified in writing prior to next race day.

Grid Positions
Determined as per Sup Regs/Competitions Committee. Please make yourself familiar with your grid position for each race.
Row numbers are indicated on the grid sheets and also row markers are placed on the dummy grid/pit lane and again on the side of the race track as you line up for your race start. Solos are 3 per row echelon style, Sidecars are 2 per row.
Grid marshals will assist you to grid up in the “dummy grid/pit lane” but not on the start line.
Grid Positions will be posted on the Notice Board in the Race Office, race morning.

Pit Lane/ Dummy Grid area
Entry is via south ramp for Wanneroo.
Speed limit in Pit Lane/Grid area at both circuits is 40 kms.

Race Office
For any inquiries you may have so please just come in and ask.
Available from the Office:

  • Practice/ qualifying times posted on notice board inside office for viewing.
  • Grid position allocations posted on notice board.
  • Result sheets/ lap times: copies available for collection from race office (Wanneroo only).
  • Timing Transmitters & Timing Brackets, sponsor and grading stickers.
  • On Board Camera Forms and Rider notification forms.
  • Medical Enquiries.

Riders Notification
Scratching from an event on race day (or withdrawal from the meeting): please complete a “form” in the race office if you are either withdrawing from a race; changing a machine; etc.

Medical Centre / Race Control Enquiries
Any issues relating to Race Control/ on track issues or enquiries with regard to a fallen or injured competitor are to be made thru the Race Office. Please notify your support crew and or family.

MEDICAL CLEARANCE
If you are transported to hospital or recommended to visit a hospital/Doctor you will require a “medical clearance to race a motorcycle” to either continue on the day or take part at the next Race/ Practice or Tuning day. A copy is to be forwarded to both Motorcycling WA and the MCRC Office prior to you practicing or competing again.

Pit Paddock lane
Divided into two lanes – one for motorcycles (at walking pace only) and one for general public walking lane only. You or your mechanic must wear a helmet at all times when riding a motorcycle within the pit paddock area. Speed limit is 40kms only.
Please make your crew, family members aware of this.

Please note: No Skateboards, scooters, pushbikes, balls etc are allowed within the Pit paddock area. No alcohol/ no smoking are allowed in the Pit Bay/paddock area.
No Animals / Dogs (Guide Dogs and Assistant Animals excepted) are allowed into the Circuit confines.
No off-road motorcycles in outer circuit areas.
Children under 16 years must be under parental supervision at all times.

Wanneroo Entry to the Pit Paddock after 10am at State Rounds
Free and is by “walk thru” entry only.
All vehicles wishing to enter the pit paddock require a “vehicle access pass” after 10am, otherwise they are to park outside of the pit paddock area.
Refer to each round supplementary regulations for main gate entry admissions.
Note: there is no camping permitted at Wanneroo Raceway.

Collie Entry to the Pit Paddock prior the commencement of practice/qualifying activity is via the Tunnel (height limit 2.4 metres) or cross track prior to the gate closure.
On site camping is available overnight at Collie Circuit. No power to campsites but there are hot showers, toilets available. No camping in the pit paddock is allowed.

Jewellery
You are required to remove or tape over any jewellery, piercings etc. Long hair must be secured under helmet.

Trophy Presentations
Wanneroo Raceway: At the end of each race day, you, your crew, family & friends are invited to attend the Presentations to be held in the southern end of pit paddock area –where the Club bar will be open and hot snacks available by our volunteer crew.
Collie Circuit: Event Awards will be presented to each class following their final race for the day.
Awards will be presented as per Series Regulations.

Track Catering
A circuit catering facility at both circuits operates within the pit paddock area on both Tuning/ Ride days and Race days.
Note: Tap water at Wanneroo circuit is Bore Water. Drinking Fountains located in the Race Office.

TUNING DAYS 2021 Wanneroo Circuit
Pre booking is required for all solo and sidecar riders – HERE
Open to members with:

  • Current MA Competition Licence
  • Or new rider with signed First time testing form (will be issued a 1 day recreational licence at sign on.
  • One day Recreational Licences can be applied for thru Ridernet.
  • ALL machines must be “race prepped”
  • Full riding gear including back protector, proof of Membership

6.30am Gates open
Air fence to be erected – all volunteers welcome and encouraged to assist at least once during the season. On track activity will not commence until air fence has been put in place (also to be dismantled and stored end of day)

7.30am SIGN ON Participation Indemnity at Race Admin office.
Machine Examination/gear safety check will follow. Location will be advised on the morning of event.

9.00am First session on track –A schedule will be provided prior to the day and available from the race office at sign on.
Track Marshals/recovery vehicle located on Dummy Grid.
Ambulance and medical personnel are on site.
Canteen is open.

For Collie Tuning/ track time MCRC members are eligible to participate at HCMC tuning/ race day weekends – pending eligible classes. Bookings/enquiries thru HERE

Trakdayz also provide additional track time within their various groups and always conduct a rideday on the Saturday prior the MCRC race day at Collie.
Bookings are essential and can be made thru the Trakdayz

We look forward to seeing you track side on race day and remind you if unsure about any aspect then please just contact us and you will be directed to someone who can assist with your enquiry.

The Club also invites you to join in socially end of race day at Wanneroo where the day’s presentations will take place also acknowledge your fellow competitors and volunteer officials and wind down before you head home.
The Bar will be open and light snacks provided.

We hope you enjoy your involvement with road racing and the club