2017 Wichita Region RallyCross Event Schedule
Event #1 - RallyCross
Event #2 - RallyCross
(Frequently Asked Questions)
do I need to compete?
car, a valid driver’s license, and a legal helmet (loaners available)
do I show up?
map and directions from Wichita will be posted here: http://www.wichitascca.org/
will run from 8:30am through 9:30 on the day of the event. This
will be followed by a driver’s meeting explaining how the day will go. Also
allow time to have your car tech inspected, and take a chance to walk the course
before the driver’s meeting.
my car need anything special to compete?
cars and some trucks are allowed to compete in RallyCross. While
they don’t have to be street legal, each car must pass a safety inspection
before being allowed to compete. This
covers things like making sure you battery is tied down, your steering and
brakes work, and all loose items are removed or tied down. Trucks
are allowed to compete at the discretion of the safety steward, If
you vehicle poses a roll-over risk
when driven hard, it may not be allowed. Contact
the event chair or safety steward prior to the event to inquire about a certain
much does it cost?
for members, $40 for non-member with weekend membership.
it hurt my car?
my experience it’s no different from driving through a construction zone or a
bad road on your way to work. The
course’s undulations are less severe than some potholes, and when driven
aggressively, dirt will yield to your tires, concrete won’t.
there anything special I need to do to prepare my car?
to an Autocross, you’ll want to turn down the damping on your shocks to let the
wheels travel. M&S rated all-season tires are fine for rallycross, and will let
you get a feel for you car on dirt. Snow
tires generally do just as well as a purpose built rally tire due to their soft
tread compound and wide sipes. As
for tire pressures, make sure to run enough that you don’t blow a bead off the
should I bring with to an event?
your car, your helmet, entry fee, and enough gas to make it through the event,
Other helpful items to bring are: Drinking
Water, Sunscreen, Tire Pressure Gauge, Also keep in mind you’ll be working the
course out in a field with cars kicking up dust all around you. So
wear clothes/shoes you aren’t too fond of, socks/pants to keep the weeds off you
legs, and bring some bug spray if you aren’t fond of little critters crawling on
you say Work?!?
each competitor is required to work for an equal amount of time that they are
running. This is a
volunteer organization, and if we don’t work, then we can’t play.
I have to compete against real rallycars in my wife’s Volvo wagon?
are 3 general classes: Stock, Prepared, Modified.
The classes are then broken down by drivetrain,
Front Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive, and All Wheel Drive. Stock basically
allows different tires and struts. Prepared
covers most common bolt-ons. And Modified is the catchall for everything else. If
you are wondering if a certain modification bumps you up a class, check out the