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NMCA World Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indy Event Protocols

Posted By: nmrasalesdept
  1. Early Racer Parking Permitted on Wednesday Sept 23rd - Gate opening hours 2pm 7pm.
    1. The Gate will have scanners only No ticket sellers on Wednesday
      1. Must purchase online at -
        1. 4-day racer online ticket
        2. 4-day crew online ticket
      2. NMCA VIP Will Call will be available on Wednesday at the gate.
    2. All Racers that have not purchased online will go into stacking lane for entry on Thursday morning.
  2. Covid-19 precautionary measures in place for spectators and participants
    1. Facial Covering are mandatory when individuals cannot maintain a six foot social distance from those individuals outside of their immediate household/party.
    2. Temperature Checks will be conducted at facility entry points, including Spectator and Racer gates. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or above will be asked not to enter the property at that time.
  3. Gate operation during event (Thursday-Sunday)
    1. Purchasing your racer, crew and or spectator tickets online is recommended
      1. Cuts down on the human interaction at the gate.
      2. Speeds up the gate entry process
    2. Purchasing racer, crew and or spectator tickets at the gate is functioning as normal if desired.
  4. Registration
    1. Normal NMCA registration is operating as always.
    2. New Registration Forms are online for Racers to fill out, print, and bring to the event. This will speed up the Registration Process and cut down on the human interaction.
      2. Registration Safety Precautions.
        1. Registration Personal will:
          1. Maintain 6 social distancing in line.
          2. Wear Masks and Gloves when appropriate
          3. Hand Sanitizer provided for all at Registration
          4. Pens will be single use with disposal receptacle provided.
        2. ETI (Extended Tech Inspection) Tech process
          1. Take advantage of this program, by applying and getting a Yearly ETI Sticker at Tech during your first/next event.
        3. Staging Lanes
          1. We will be using all Staging Lanes.
        4. Starting Line Area
          1. Crew is permitted on the starting line with their car. Once the car has run, crew must retire to the Restricted Access Area in front of the tower and Social Distance in that area.
        5. Time Slips for this event
          1. Time Slip acquisition will be handled as it usually is with some additional precautions.
            1. Time Slip Team members will have protection for both racer and themselves
              1. Wearing Personal Protection Equipment if desired.
              2. Using an Extension Rod with clip to hand Time Slip to Racer
            2. Text Message System -
              1. Follow instructions at this Link:
                1. NMCA
              2. OR See Angela Nine, Morgan Hixon or Jessica Morrow at Registration for personal instruction on messenger system.
            3. Tower Control Room Access
              1. Race Control will be restricted to access by essential NMCA/IRP Staff only. IE Computer personal, Race Control/Competition Director, Announcer/ Safety and Tech Directors, Racing Ops Director and Event Director.
              2. If access by non-essential Staff/ Racers/ etc. is necessary Must maintain social distancing upon entry to Control room by adhering to instructions from staff.
                1. We would prefer these type questions or concerns were brought to Registration, so that Gene, Angie, Morgan or Rollie can handle or contact race control via Radio or Phone.
              3. Racer Fuel
                1. VP Racing Fuels sold on the Midway in its normal location for the Event.
              4. Helmet Rental program suspended indefinitely due to Covid-19 related Guidelines
                1. Racers that show up without a helmet or with an illegal helmet for competition will have to purchase one from vendors on the midway in order to compete.
              5. Track Concessions will be open and will by using all recommended CDC guidelines.
                1. Full Menus and Drinks
              6. Track Restrooms
                1. Concrete Restrooms will be cleaned regularly.
              7. Sunday Church Service with Social Distancing
                1. Held at Car Show Tent at the end of the Midway.
                2. Seats will be spaced so as to abide by recommended social distancing guidelines
                3. Area is provided for drive-In type parking of carts
              8. Aerospace Winners Circle Experience
                1. Limited to Racer, Racers Crew and Family.
                2. One NMRA/NMCA represented and One Aerospace Components representative will facilitate/participate in The Aerospace Winners Circle Experience.
              9. Racer Payouts
                1. Normal Payout Process/Procedure at the NMRA/NMCA Registration Trailer
                2. Using Social Distancing while In line.
              10. General Admission Spectators
                1. For this Event, by State covid-19 response mandate, we are limited to 50% Capacity General Admission Spectators per day.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE FEELING SICK OR RUNNING A TEMPATURE Do Not come to the event. Stay home, stay safe and protect others.

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