2022 Carolina Clash

Carolina Clash Registration

2022 3rd Annual Carolina Clash Presented by Competition Suspension Inc C.S.I. 

Race Day Information and Schedule: 

Online registration will close Sunday April 10th, at 11:59PM. Race fees for online registration are $40 per car. Registration can only be completed online using the registration link above. 

https://ncqma.ticketspice.com/carolinaclash

Late registration: To register after online registration has closed, you must email Stacy Freeman (stacyr.freeman@gmail.com) and Amanda Sulyi (asulyi@gmail.com). Late registrants will start at tail of heat race(s) and receive no passing points (only points for finishing position). The cost for late registration is $50 per car. We are only able to accept online payments for late registrations. You will receive instructions for how to pay. 

NOTE: There are no refunds for no shows. Refunds are available if cancellations are made by Thursday, April 14th at 11:59pm. Please email Stacy and Amanda (see email info above). 

Schedule

Race Day Format 

● Heat race starting positions will be determined by electronic pill draw via scoring software.

● Starting positions in all lower mains and A-mains will be determined by heat race passing points.

● If over 12 cars are registered in a competitive class, lower mains will be run, top 6 in points from heats will transfer to the A-mains. 

● If over 8 cars are registered in a rookie class, lower mains will be run, top 4 in points from heats will transfer to the A-mains. 

Lap Counts
Heats Lower Mains A-Mains
Rookies 10 15 20
Juniors 15 20 30
All Others 20 25 40
Time Limits 
● applies to all classes, subject to change at the discretion of the NCQMA BOD 
● The clock will be stopped for red flags only
Heats Lower Mains A-Mains
15 minutes 20 minutes No time Limit

Tech Information 

● We will follow the 2022 USAC25 rule book for this event. 

● Tires will be marked after heat races. Marked tires must be used in A-mains. If lower main is required additional tires may be used however the marked tires must be raced in the A-main. No right side tires may be changed during A main event unless the tire is damaged or flat due to an incident during the race or warm up. 

● Engines will be painted Friday throughout the day at the scale house. You are responsible for ensuring your engine is painted. 

● Fuel Station – Fuel must be purchased on Friday 4/15 or Saturday 4/16. Pilot Travel Center at 985 Peeler Road, Salisbury, NC 28147 (Exit 71 off I-85) 87 Octane 

● Raceciever Channel: 1165 

● All drivers and handlers must be a USAC25 member to participate in the Carolina Clash. If you are not a member of USAC25, you will need to complete the membership process prior to sign ins.

Parking 

● Parking will begin on Thursday 4/14 at 1pm. Any NCQMA members with paid parking spaces may park at any time. 

● Please do not park in any spot with a name painted on it. These spots are paid spots reserved by NCQMA members. A parking map will be released on social media closer to the date.

● Any parking spot without a name is available on a first come, first serve basis. All our electric spots are taken at this time. Be sure to plan to bring your own electric and water if needed. 

Practice Day Rules 

● The track will be closed for practice starting Sunday, April 10th at 5pm and will reopen Friday, April 15th at 8am. 

● Friday Practice is a free. Practice is controlled with 2 rounds of 2 minute sessions. 

Hotel Information 

● Quality Inn 825 Klumac Rd, Salisbury, NC 704-633-5777 

● Hampton Inn- Salisbury, NC 1001 Klumac Road (704) 637-8000 

● Courtyard – 120 Marriott Cir., Salisbury, NC 28144 (704) 680-9201 

● Holiday Inn Express: 125 Marriott Cir., Salisbury, NC 28144 (704) 314-4100 

Race Day Food Options 

We are excited to partner again this year with Romans Food Truck Service! There will be food trucks on location Friday and Saturday all day. 

Other Information 

We gladly welcome bikes, scooters, etc. We do have a great place for the kids to ride. They are not allowed to ride them inside any fenced in areas, on the track, pit road, or the hot shute until all racing is complete. However, children must wear helmets at all times when on a bike, scooter, etc. This rule is non-negotiable. 

We will be using the whatsapp to push out communication during race day: 

https://chat.whatsapp.com/Hp6Cag5K1tqIU1T8ftmz09