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
Read them thoroughly! FOUND HERE
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 (Coming Soon)
You will require the following:
• Club Membership (Coming Soon)
• 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 hcmcracesec@historicracing.asn.au of your intention to compete at the event.

Machine Preparation
All machines must comply with the current years GCR’s (incorporated within the Manual of Motorsport – see above), along with any specific event regulations.
All machines must have brake caliper mounting bolts lockwired.

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 Event Regulations.

Tyre Information
A Tyre Homologation list for WA State Road Racing Championship Series is published each year.

RACE DAYS: Collie Motorplex
Gates open 6am (unless otherwise stated in Sup Regs)
Limited Power is available – some bays have mains power and others are powered by generator.
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
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 on Saturday 4:30pm till 5:30pm and on Sunday from 7am – 8am (refer to round specific Sup Regs for 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.
  • LOGBOOKS are mandatory for Historic Road Racing Competitions

Machine examination will take place outside of the Tyre service garage.

Riders (& Passengers/ Team Managers/Jnr Guardians)
Briefing will take place at 8:30am 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 (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)
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

Grid Positions
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
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.
  • Timing Transmitters & Timing Brackets
  • 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 HCMCWA Club Secretary prior to you practicing or competing again.

Pit Paddock lane
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.

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
Event Awards will be presented at the end of the day in the race office.
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 and Race days.

TUNING DAYS 2023
Pre booking is required for all solo and sidecar riders.
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

7.30am SIGN ON Participation Indemnity at Race Admin office.
Machine Examination/gear safety check will follow.

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.

Entry Costs

  • No need to register, just turn up on the day.– Be at the track about 7 am.– Entry fee: 
  • $140 plus $38 for one day licence on the day, (can be obtained on Ridernet for $32)…. if you haven’t got a racing licence.
  • See Ride Day info sheet for other info

On the day of the event...

  1. Riders must sign on and pay the required entry fee (Race Office)
  2. Riders must present a valid race license or purchase a One Day Ride License when signing on (Race Office)
  3. Wear entrant wrist band (if required)
  4. Riders must attend the Riders Briefing
  • Riders must wear: full race leathers or leathers or leather two-piece which must zip together. Full face helmet, leather gloves that cover the wrist, appropriate boots and back protector.
  • Bikes must have mirrors and number plate removed, all glass (except tacho and temp gauges) fully taped, centre and side stand wired or cable tied to frame
  • Must be an experienced motorcyclist
  • First timers must wear an orange bib. They commence in First Timers group only and remain in that group until invited to move by a Club Official
  • Riders may be grouped according to their ability and or type/speed of machine (eg: Fast Historics/Slow Historics) at the discretion of the club
  • Bikes should be in good condition, decent tyres correctly inflated and have no oil or fluid leaks!
  • Please be aware that your bike is not insured while at the circuit. You are advised to consider appropriate insurances against loss of income
  • There is plenty of help available to get you and your bike track-ready, if you are unsure please ask.