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Rules for the Rotax Grand Finals Micro & Mini Max Invitational

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Rules for the Rotax Grand Finals Micro & Mini Max Invitational

The official rules to be invited to race at the Micro & Mini MAX Nola invitational in support to the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals next November have been release by US distributor MaxSpeed Group.  This will be a fantastic opportunity for these young drivers to gain experience in one of the best karting event in the World.

Nine invitations for Canadian drivers will be granted in the Micro and Mini-MAX classes. Three will be awardered at the 2013 ASN Canada-FIA National Karting Championships, three will be awardered at the Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC) and three at the Western Canadian Challenge (WCC) final event.

National Organizer:
The National Organizer of the Micro and Mini Nola Invitational Rotax Max Challenge is the MAXSpeed Group Inc. The official website for the Nola Invitational is www.gorotax.com.

License:
-The 2013 Micro and Mini Nola Invitational Rotax Max Challenge is a North American invitational Rotax Max Challenge event. Participation requires the driver to present at Registration one of the following:

-A current National karting license issued by an ASN affiliated to the FIA.
-If the Driver is from the USA, such license/memberships are issued by the WKA and they must be a permanent resident within the United States and must be able to provide the appropriate documentation.
-If the driver is Canadian, such license are Issued by ASN Canada-FIA. Each driver must have a current Canadian National License.
-If the driver is Mexican, such license is issued by the Mexican ASN. Each driver must have a current Mexican National License.

Drivers must be able to present this information during online registration prior to the event.

The Invitational Event:

The Micro and Mini Nola Invitational RMC for the Micro-Max and Mini-Max classes will take place November 13th – 16th, at Nola Motorsports Park, Louisiana.

Supplemental Event regulations will be posted prior to the event at www.gorotax.com.

Qualification for the Invitational Event:

To have the right to participate at the Nola Invitational in the Micro-Max and Mini-Max classes a driver must be awarded a Nola Invitational Ticket. These tickets will be distributed amongst the North American Continent (Canada, United States and Mexico). The allocation of the tickets for the Nola Invitational can be found below.

International Series

Micro-Max Tickets Awarded

Mini-Max Tickets Awarded

2013 Challenge of the Americas

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1

2013 Florida Winter Tour

1

1

2013 Can – American Rotax Max Challenge

2

2

2013 Pan – American Rotax Max Challenge

3

3

-The top drivers from Canada, United States or Mexico will be awarded a Ticket to the Nola Invitational depending on the amount of Awarded Tickets. If in case of a driver receiving a ticket to the Nola Invitational cannot attend, the next place finisher (Canada, United States or Mexico Driver) will receive the Ticket and so on until a driver can attend.

-If a driver receives a Ticket from more than one international series the driver must accept the ticket from the first series that the driver received the Ticket.
-International series hold a higher level than national/local level series and takes precedence over them. If awarded a Ticket during an international series and a national/local level series the driver must accept the Ticket from the international series.

Canadian Series

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Micro-Max Tickets Awarded

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Mini-Max Tickets Awarded

Western Canadian Challenge (WCC)

3

3

Eastern Canadian Karting Championships (ECKC)

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3

ASN Canada-FIA National Karting Championships

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3

-Canadian Drivers only, will be awarded the Nola Invitational Tickets. If in case of a driver receiving a ticket to the Nola Invitational cannot attend, the next place finisher will receive the Ticket and so on until a driver can attend.

National Final Description:

The Nola Invitational will be broken down in: timed practice, qualifying, a pre-final and a final. The qualifying will take place under CIK-FIA rules and will determine the starting grid for the pre-final. The pre-final results will determine the starting grid for the final. Honorific prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers of the final race.

Equipment:

The Nola Invitational will be organized similar like the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals. Karts, engines and a kart stand will be supplied by the organizer for the Micro and Mini Max Classes. Each participant will also receive the necessary tires, fuel and oil for the event. The Maxspeed Group is also preparing a special event driver suit for each qualified driver.

Registration Fee:

During online registration, it will be required that each driver qualified for the event to pay the $500.00 US dollars registration fee. Everything listed in the equipment category will be included with this fee.

Age Structure:

Micro Max Age 8 – 11 235 lbs. minimum weight

The driver must be 8 years old on November 13th to compete in the Nola Invitational and must not have his 12th birthday in 2013.
Mini Max Age 10 – 13 290 lbs. minimum weight

The driver must be 10 years old on November 13th to compete in the Nola Invitational and must not have his 14th birthday in 2013.
If in case the driver has qualified under 2013 USRMC Mini Max age regulations and has not reached the age of 10 years old, the Maxspeed Group must be notified as soon as possible to consider this driver to race under waiver for the Nola Invitational. This waiver will be granted after the MaxSpeed group evaluate the age of the driver, his experience in general and in the Mini-Max class in particular, past results and physical capacities to drive in a large field or competitors. Decision to grant or refuse such waiver is final and no appeal will be possible. This waiver can only be granted for an American driver. No waiver request from Canadian or Mexican drivers will be studied.

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