NGQMA Race Information – 9/8/2018

Dixie Shootout Region Family Membership

Dixie Shootout Membership is $20 per family per year and must be completed online prior to racing. These fees will be used to offset the costs associated with the race directors, flagmen and keep ticket prices minimal for year-end banquet. The $20 per family fee is required regardless of the driver’s home track and region.

Track Info

NGQMA is located at 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA 30040. See the NGQMA page for directions and additional information.

Race Registration

  • Race fee is $60 per car
  • Registration will be online. Online registration closes at 10PM EST on Thursday prior to the scheduled event. Onsite registration and sign-ins will ONLY be open from 7-8AM on Saturday, the day of the event. If you fail to complete online registration there will be an additional cost of $10 per car. Late registration is anyone registering after onsite registration closes (8AM) on the day of the event. Late registration is permitted however the fee is an additional $35 per car. Late registrants will start at the tail of the last heat race for their class and will not receive passing points, but only points accumulated through their finishing position in their heat race.

Parking

Please do not park in a space that is reserved, please see the NGQMA Facebook page for an updated parking map. Parking will be 1st come/1st serve for non-reserved spaces, but due to limited space, racers may be parked where it better serves the plan.

Schedule of Events

No practice the week prior to event.

Sign-ins will be held Friday night from 5PM-6PM.

Controlled practice will be held Friday before the event at 6PM.

  • There is a $10 per family fee for Friday night practice.

Driver/handler meeting at 8AM on Saturday.

  • Driver/handler meeting should take no longer than 30 min.
  • Meeting will be followed by controlled practice.
  • Sunday will be used for racing, if needed.

Gas

The track will NOT supply fuel. You need to purchase 87 Octane from the Exxon/Mobil at 115 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040. Remember to drain your tank completely and use fuel purchased the morning of the race.

A sample from the above station will be taken race morning and cars that are subjected to post-race Tech Inspection may be checked for proper gas, at the discretion of the Tech Director, using a fuel testing device. If post-race testing indicates improper fuel and/or additives, it will result in a race disqualification.

Transponders

Starting positions will be set by heat races. Transponders are not required.

Hotel Information

Info on hotels and rates. (Hotel Information is listed under General Information)

Sponsors

More to follow on sponsors

Notes

No curfew. Sunday will be used for racing, if needed.

Dixie Shootout kicks off this weekend at NSQMRA!

Don’t forget to register for this weekend’s race at NSQMRA in New Smyrna Beach, FL! Online registration closes at 10PM EST Thursday night (3/1/18). Online registration is available under Race Entry -> NSQMRA 3/3/18. More info available here.

You must also be a Dixie Shootout member ($20 per family per year). You can register online under Race Entry -> 2018 Membership.

Practice is optional on Friday night. The cost is $10. There will be another round of practice on Saturday morning immediately following the driver/handler meeting at 8AM.

A huge THANKS to this weekend’s sponsor, Ally Bank.

Dixie Shootout rules have been updated and are available under About -> 2018 Rules. We will not be printing booklets this year however if someone needs a copy they can download a printable copy online or e-mail Heather McFarland at secretary@dixieshootout.com and she will send them a copy. Thank for your understanding.

New for 2018:

  • Optional Friday night controlled practice starting at 5PM
  • Heat race qualifying format with 15 minute time limit and no invert
  • 3 lap work rule
  • Must run at 5 of the 6 tracks to be eligible for points championship

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2018 Schedule

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Dixie Shootout Region Family Membership

Dixie Shootout Membership is $20 per family per year and must be completed online prior to racing. These fees will be used to offset the costs associated with the race directors, flagmen and keep ticket prices minimal for year-end banquet. The $20 per family fee is required regardless of the driver’s home track and region.

Phones, Cameras, Etc in Hot Chute at USAC .25 Events

June 6, 2017

Any kind of videoing or photos from the hot chute will not be permitted for the safety of everyone. Special circumstances like a professional camera person/crew may be allowed.

MCQMRA race rescheduled for Sunday, June 18th

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT…The weather isn’t looking good for this weekends Dixie Shootout race. With 100% chance of rain for both am and pm (The Weather Channel) on Saturday, we feel it’s necessary to reschedule this weekends race to Sunday, June 18th. If you’ve already pre-registered you will have a credit for the next race that you attend. If you have any questions email secretary@ dixieshootout.com.

Attention Red Rookies

All RED Rookies must run a locked, left rear hub for all Dixie Shootout regional race events.  If you have any question about running locked, contact your Rookie Trainer.

Music City Region Race Rescheduled for April 22nd

Due to the weather forecast for this weekend, the region race at Music City Quarter Midget Association has been rescheduled to April 22nd.  If you pre-registered, your race fees will be applied to the next region race you attend.  If you have any questions please e-mail secretary@dixieshootout.com

2017 Dixie Shootout Membership

It’s almost race season!!! Membership for the 2017 Dixie Shootout Regional Series is online this year. The annual cost is $20 per family and you can use your PayPal account or a debit/credit card. Prior to the first region race, please go complete your membership at http://dixieshootout.com/2017-membership/.

As part of your Dixie Shootout membership, you’ll receive a hard copy of the 2017 rulebook at the first race of the season. This year, members (in addition to vendors) can purchase custom ads for the rulebook. When completing your membership, you will have the opportunity to purchase an ad. Ads are $55.00 for a full page and $22.50 for half page.

Turkey Gobbler at HQMA – Nov. 18-19

Make plans to attend the 48th Annual Turkey Gobbler at Huntsville Quarter Midget Assoc, Nov. 18th and 19th. Thanksgiving Dinner  will be served to all drivers, handlers and guests, at no charge, on Nov. 18th at 7pm.

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Fall Nationals at NCQMA November 20-26th

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NCQMA would like to invite you to come to our Carolina Fall Nationals. We are concentrating on having fun this year! Please see the attached flyer for more information on the fun that awaits you. Visit NCQMA.com for more details and to register now.

Online registration fee is $55/car.