Walk-up spectators will NOT be allowed at Thunderhill. All people through the gate (including family/friends/kids) must be preregistered as Crew on your online team page before the database closes. Local/track restrictions are preventing spectators for this specific event--for spectator info for other races, check the individual event pages.
Full 5-Mile Long Course
OPTIONAL FRIDAY TESTING
Organized and operated by Thunderhill Raceway Park, To register: https://www.motorsportreg.com/events/5-mile-open-test-race-prepared-cars-only-thunderhill-raceway-park-840097
All rookies must watch the Virtual Rookie Meeting.
Thursday, 27 May 2021
5:30pm-11pm: Gates open for early arrivals
Friday, 28 May 2021
7am: Gates open
9-4 (approx): Optional track testing.
Noon-5pm: BS & Tech at the track. Teams are assigned specific tech times. You'll get yours by email before the race. That's your time: No changes. [Tech Times can be found here]
Noon-5pm: Gear Tech
5:30-6:30pm: Track Walk...NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES
Midnight: Gates close
Saturday, 29 May 2021
9am: Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
9:30am: Grid time--show up soon!
10am-6pm: Race Session I
Midnight - Gates close
Sunday, 30 May 2021
9am-3:30pm: Race Session II
•At this time, we will be enforcing the following. If there are changes, they will be posted here first.
•Maintain six feet of social distance from anyone not on your team.
•Masks required in indoor public spaces. Masks optional but strongly encouraged outdoors. Always follow all local mask rules and CDC guidelines.
•Stay home if you have symptoms.
•Tell Lemons officials immediately if you have symptoms on site.
•Keep 10' of space (the width of a city bus) between paddock spots.
•Please don't bring extra vehicles--we can't waste the paddock space!
•The timing tower is off limits--please keep out.
•Only preregistered team members will be allowed in the gate. All Drivers and Crew must check in at the gate, sign the Lemons waiver, and get a Participant wristband before entering.
•Drivers must check in separately with a valid street license at Lemons HQ to get a Driver wristband (Crew members only need the Participant wristband obtained at the gate).
•Lemons HQ will be located outdoors near Tech Inspection. We will NOT be using the indoor space beneath the tower for registration.
•Your team's BS/Car Tech time will be assigned. View your team's tech time at the link above.
•Complete your tech sheet BEFORE coming to BS/Car Tech.
•Wear your full safety gear, including head-and-neck restraint, to gear tech. Helmet can be off, so be masked.
•Gear Tech takes place dudring regular tech hours. If you miss it, just go the Penalty Box for a onesy-twosy inspection.
FUELING (PLEASE NOTE NEW PROCEDURE FOR THUNDERHILL)
•Fueling will be in the hot pits (and track pumps). No fueling in your paddock space during the race.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be in full safety gear.
•Everyone in the fueling area must be a registered driver or crew member--no spectators.
•Bring your supplies up, fuel the car, and take it all away. No staging of fuel or gear.
•There are no assigned hot-pit spots.
•Don't park support vehicles near the fuel area.
•Kill switch off; no one in car; drip pan in place; and a dedicated extinguisher person are all mandatory while fueling.
•Only fueling, driver change, and cool-suit ice changes allowed in the hot pit. For everything else (tire pressure, fluid checks, engine swaps) go to the paddock.
•Full gear not required at track pumps, but no one can be in the car and the kill switch must be off.