2024 EXGP British EX Championship Round 1 & Revvi on the Rock Cup – Final Instructions!

Howdy Folks, we are super excited to be closing in on Round 1 of the 2024 EXGP British EX Championship and the Revvi on the Rock Cup at Grove Farm on Portland on the 1st and 2nd June so here are the Final Instructions.

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS AS IT WILL ANSWER MANY OF THE QUESTIONS YOU WILL HAVE ABOUT YOUR RACE DAY

Venue:

Grove Farm
Portland
Dorset
DT5 1GD

Here are a few final instructions to bear in mind ahead of the event…

– First up we want to say this is a fun event and the number one priority as a team is that everyone has a great time!
– Little dude’s cut the big dudes some slack if they are a little slow on track as we all get old sometime, and the same applies to looking after your parents, they are just as nervous as you.
– There is to be no riding outside of the Arena
– Please take your litter home
– Please drive responsibly in and out of the Venue and remember there will be lots of little ones around
– Parking is limited so please park where asked and with space in mind.
– Please feel free to ask our team any questions you have, we are here to help so you and your riders and families can have a great time.
– Please make sure you attend the riders briefing at 8.20am
– Please make sure you have your number clearly displayed on your bike
– Please be kind and courteous to our staff, members of the public, other riders and their families. We are here to all have fun.
– Make sure your batteries are fully charged
– Long hair needs to be tied up and inside their helmet
– All bikes must have chain guards.
– All riders must wear gloves – Gloves will be on sale from our EXGB gazebo
– Parents must stand back from their riders at the start. If a parent pushes a rider off of the start the race will be red flagged and it will have to be restarted
– Parents who go trackside must be signed in. When signed in for going trackside you you will recieve a wristband which must be worn as well as a high viz vest. If you do not have one you can purchase one from us for £5.
– Parents who are trackside must stay in a safe place and not run around the track. It is their duty to pick up any rider who falls off near them. If we have a situation where parents are running around the track in front of other riders the race will be red flagged
– Lastly and most importantly, have a blast

Please note, these are family friendly events. If you are a win at all cost parent these events are not for you. Please mind your language and your behaviour around the little riders and their siblings.

Camping

Camping is free onsite but there is no electric or facilities available.

Transponders – EXGB Classes only

The EXGB classes will be running Transponders for this event. If you are a non-registered rider there will be a £10 hire fee for a Transponder for the weekend.

A £50 cash deposit is required by all riders borrowing a Transponders.

Riders using their own transponder can email Paul@exgb.co.uk with their Transponder Number

Battery charging

There are no battery charging facilities on site so it is your responsibility to ensure that your battery is full charged ahead of the day.

Event Updates

We will update you throughout the few days via a private Telegram group. To join the group >>CLICK HERE<< or Scan the below:

Dogs

Dogs are allowed on site but they must be kept on a lead and cleaned up after.

Electric Ride Afternoon/Evening

This is a perfect opportunity for new riders to try out riding their Electric Dirtbike or Electric Balance Bike on a track or for a rider to get some practice ahead of the EXGP race event.

31st May 2024, 3.30 pm until 7pm, at Grove Farm

£30 plus £3.00 Admin Fee

Limited to 50 tickets only whilst stocks last.

>>CLICK HERE to sign up for the Electric Ride Evening<<

The Schedule

Race times are approx (if we can we will try and run ahead of this schedule if we gain time in the early races)

Friday

3.30pm – 7pm – Electric Ride Evening – (additional £30 fee)

Saturday

7.30am – 8.30am – Signing on
8.20am – Riders & Parents Briefing
8.45am – Practice (Longer practice than usual)
11 am Aprox – Race 1
Race 2
Interval
Race 3

Saturday

8.45am – Day rider practice
9am – Race 1
Race 2
Interval
Race 3
Presentation

Times are aprox & are subject to change

We are running a tight schedule, so please make sure you are ready for each of your races in the pitbox well ahead of time.

The Format

EXGP Classes

Practice and Qualifying

Riders will have an 8 minutes qualifying/practice session on Saturday morning. There will be 4 minutes of free practice and 4 minutes of timed practice. Qualifying times define gate choices on Saturday.

The Races

Oset 12.5, Auto E3 and Auto E5 classes

⚡ The Results for the round will be taken from the total points over the six races with the final race being the tie breaker. The top six point scorers will get awards.

⚡ The points from this round will be added to those from Round 1 with the top three in the championship receiving an award. In the case of a tie for the championship, the last race on Sunday will be the tie breaker.

⚡ Ie Race points: 1st 12pts, 2nd 11pts, 3rd 10pts, 4th 9pts, 5th 8pts, 6th 7pts, 7th 6pts, 8th 5pts, 9th 4pts, 10th 3pts 11th 2pts 12th 1pt

Mini E class

⚡ Riders in the will have 2 point-scoring races each day with the top ten scorers qualifying for the A Final on that day, and the next 10 to the B Final and so on

⚡ In case of a tie for qualification, the rider with the highest race finish goes through. If the riders both have the same highest race finish the rider who beat the other in the last qualifying race goes through. If this doesn’t decide the qualifier then the rider with the fastest lap time on the last qualifying race will go through. If for any reason the above cannot decide the qualifiers then a 2 lap race off will decide who qualifies through.

⚡ Riders score championship points as per the below on each day, with the overall winner being the rider who has scored the most championship points over both days. In the case of a tie the rider who finishes higher on Sunday will be awarded the higher position.

⚡ Ie Race points: 1st 12pts, 2nd 11pts, 3rd 10pts, 4th 9pts, 5th 8pts, 6th 7pts, 7th 6pts, 8th 5pts, 9th 4pts, 10th 3pts 11th 2pts 12th 1pt

⚡ Championship points awarded based on a Riders finishing position in the final on the day – The total of these points score over the two days determine the weekend overall results. The points accrued over the 6 days of racing in the series will decide the championship standings

1st 45 points
2nd 42 points
3rd 40 points
4th 38 points
5th 36 points
6th 34 points
7th 32 points
8th 30 points
9th 29 points
10th 28 points
11th 27 points
12th 26 points
13th 25 points
14th 24 points
15th 23 points
16th 22 points
17th 21 points
18th 20 points
19th 19 points
20th 18 points
21st 17 points
22nd 16 points
23rd 15 points
24th 14 points and so on…

⚡ Sunday replicates the Saturday minus the timed qualification for gate pick. Riders on Sunday go to the gate in the heat races in order that they finished in the Final on Saturday.

The Championship

The rider with the Most points over the four point scoring days will be crowned the Champion. In the case of a tie the rider who finished higher in the final race will be awarded the higher position.

Revvi on the Rock

⚡ Points system to be finalised

⚡ Riders will get a practice and 3 races on Saturday and 3 races on Sunday.

⚡ The Results for classes with one group of riders will be taken from the total points over the six races with the final race being the tie breaker. The top six point scorers will get awards.

⚡ The Results for classes with more than one group of riders will have a final on each day. Two point scoring heats will decide the riders for the finals. The overall weekend result will be based on the points scored on the finals from both days with the Sunday final being the tie breaker. The top six overall scorers over the two days will recieve awards.

⚡ In some instances, we may combine different classes. Riders will still be scored and awarded separately.

⚡ All riders receive a programme, a goody bag and a medal. The Medals be awarded at the presentation.

⚡ Awards go to the top six in each class.

⚡ Times are aprox & are subject to change

Numbers ** IMPORTANT**

Although we are using transponders for the EXGB classes it is still very important to ensure your riders number is clear and correct. We will be manually lap scoring the Revvi races. This mean’s it is very important that your rider has the correct number on their bike. We have quite a few duplicate numbers so please check out the Entry lists to see your what your number is. It may be that a 1 has been put in front or behind your riders number.

Revvi on the Rock Cup Rider Entry Lists can be found here >> https://www.exgb.co.uk/2024-revvi-on-the-rock-cup-entry-lists/

EXGP Round 1 Entry Lists can be found here >> https://www.exgb.co.uk/2024-exgp-british-ex-championship-round-1-entry-lists/

What to wear

EXGB Classes – Full Motocross style safety equipment must be worn.

Revvi Riders – What riders need to wear: Long trousers, race pants or jeans – Long sleeved tops – Closed shoes, preferably ankle boots but trainers as a minimum – Gloves must be worn and Full face helmets need to be worn.

VERY IMPORTANT All Riders also need to wear gloves – We will have gloves on sale at the EXGB gazebo

Catering

There will be catering on-site offering up Hot and cold drinks, breakfast baps, Chip, burgers and more…

Spares

Our Partners Moto Twenty5 will have their stand selling Revvi and Electric Balance Bike spares and parts. To pre order parts with Lee email >> lr_designs@btinternet.com

EXGB Shop, Protection, Rider wear and toys

The EXGB stand will be fully stocked with Gloves, Pads, Goggles, Racekits and more rider goodies, toys and other rider items on sale.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Feature Image courtesy of @rox_shotz

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