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2008 Federal Tyres Queensland Driftstate Championship


Round 4 - 7 September 2008


Judges: Peter Cartwright & Robby Mounfield



Spectator Entry: $20, or $40 per Car (Upto 5 people)

Practice Track Driver Entry: $100 (No Pit Bay Available)


Competition: $150 (Includes Practice Track, and Personal Allocated Pit Bay) if payment received before 05/09


$195 if paid on the day and no free gate tickets


If you wish to pre-enter but do not have a credit card - Direct Deposits are now available!!! Please refer to entry form!!!



Pitbays: The first 39 paid entrants will be guaranteed pit bays. This will be assigned as payments are received with your pre-entry, so don't wait till the last minute or else you WILL miss out.



For Qualifying, the entrants will be broken into groups of 12 (A, B & C). Each group will be given 30 minutes in order to practice and qualify ie. there will only be 12 cars on the competition track at any one time. This will ensure each driver gets plenty of practice and can get in a good rhythm. 2 runs will be judged (line up in the right hand lane to qualify) and the best run out of the 2 will count. In the event of two drivers being tied, it will come down to their secondary score.


Competition: The competition is a standard 32 car battle tree, down to the winner. Every car in the 32 entrants can will the event on the day. Trophies will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Queensland Raceway will run practice throughout the evenT on the dipper 4 -5 track for those drivers who have been eliminated or just wish to get in some more laps!




1st, 2nd, 3rd – Pair of Federal 595SS 235/45ZR17 Tyres & Trophy


Door Prizes – a) Set of 4 Federal 595RS 235/45ZR17 Tyres - Best Lap of the day etc.

B) Basic Service & Vehicle Inspection at Mercury Motorsport - At Random

c) Entry Fee Refunded to Qld Raceways - At Random



As for prize money, there will be $2000 to 1st place, $1000 to 2nd place and $500 to third place for the series championship.





Practice Track – Dipper, Turn 4 and turn 5

(Practice Will Be Run All Afternoon)

Pit Bays For Competitors In Competition Only


Track For Competition – Turns 3 to 6

Track for Practice - Turn 2 - Dipper, 4 & 5


Judging Criteria: To be explained in compulsary drivers briefing.


Programme of Events:


12 noon – Gates Open


12-1pm Scutineering


12-12:30pm Competitor Sign on


12:30 Compulsary drivers breifing


1pm – 2:30 Practice/Qualifying (2 judged runs per entrant)


2:30-430pm Competition


5pm Presentations


Vehicle Numbers – EVERY single competitor will be given a number that must be clearly displayed for the entire day. Failure to display the number will mean no access to pitlane. The competitor number will correspond to your allocated pit bay number.


Pitbays are for competition entrants only. Practice only entrants will not have access to pitbays.


Pit lane etiquette is going to be strongly enforced.

There will be no speeding in pit lane IE: Walking Pace

No reversing up pit lane

No driving up pit lane the wrong way

No handbrake entries into pit bays

No sharing of pit bays

All pitbays are to be kept tidy.

No Smoking In Pit Bays Where Re-Fueling Is Carried Out


Spectators - Pit Crew are expected to keep the pit wall area tidy


Scrutineering: All cars entering the competition will be scrutineered and must pass scrunitneering. No refunds will be given to cars that do not pass scrutineering and it is at the scrutineers discretition and his decision is final. The following items will be checked however more items may be checked on the day. Any vehicle failing scrutineering can be fixed and bought back for a secondary inspection.


Working brake lights

No leaks (oil/water/coolant)

Secured Seat (all bolts mights be tight and secure)

Helmet check for cracks and strap

Battery secured (zip ties are not acceptable)

Operational seatbelt/harness check

Wheel stud – no broken or missing studs

Panels secured including bonnet

Cracks in screens – front and rear

Steering wheel secured correctly

No loose items in car

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