Permanent Legacy Bulletin

CompCar of NC

Allison Legacy Race Series

For Immediate Release

Permanent Bulletin 8 

Salisbury, North Carolina-------(March 10, 2004)
Subject: Rule Book Amendment - Head Restraint Systems
To: All Legacy Competitors

The following wording is NEW in the 2004 CompCar Rulebook.  Please read carefully and update any safety equipment that you need to before your first race in 2004.

SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer specifications shall take priority regarding all safety equipment.

An approved five point safety harness with 3" minimum wide belts equipped with a quick release buckle is mandatory in all cars. The driver must use the seat belt restraint system at all times on the race track, in accordance with the instructions and/or recommendations of the system supplier and/or manufacturer. The seat belt restraint system must be installed in accordance with the directions provided by the system supplier and/or manufacturer. The date of manufacture must remain visible on the belts at all times. Seat belt restraint systems must not be used beyond two (2) years after their date of manufacture or in accordance with manufacturers specifications.

HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINT SYSTEM
A HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINT SYSTEM SHOULD BE WORN BY EACH DRIVER. IT IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DRIVER TO DECIDE IF HE/SHE WEARS THE DEVICE OR NOT IN ANY EVENT OR ANYTIME HE/SHE IS ON THE TRACK. IF DRIVER DECIDES TO WEAR OR NOT TO WEAR THE DEVICE HE/SHE IS DOING SO AT HIS/HER OWN RISK AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INJURIES OR DEATH. The Head and Neck Restraint System must be installed in accordance with the directions provided by the system supplier and/or manufacturer.

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DRIVER, NOT COMPCAR OF NC, TO INSURE THAT HIS/HER SEAT BELT AND HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINT SYSTEM AND ALL COMPONENTS ARE APPROVED, CORRECTLY INSTALLED, MAINTAINED AND PROPERLY USED.

DRIVER EQUIPMENT
Manufacturer specifications shall take priority regarding all safety equipment.

Each Competitor is solely responsible for the effectiveness of personal safety equipment used during an Event.  COMPCAR of NC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ANY PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT.

Drivers must wear a helmet, carrying at least a valid SA 1995 or SA 2000 Standard Snell Sticker at all times on the race track. The driver must wear the helmet in accordance with the directions provided by the helmet supplier and/or manufacturer.

All drivers are also required to wear a full flame resistant driving suit anytime they are on the track.

Each driver should also wear fire resistant accessories that effectively cover the remaining parts of the body.

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DRIVER, NOT COMPCAR OF NC , TO INSURE THAT HE/SHE MAINTAINS, WEARS AND PROPERLY USES PROTECTIVE CLOTHING.

- CompCar of NC, Inc.