Competitors will utilize the following compounds for the 2012 racing season:
Junior Sportsman, Junior Animal and Clone Classes: Bridgestone YLC
Senior Animal and Clone Classes: Firestone YKD
Komet Sportsman, X30 Junior, X30 Senior Classes: VEGA XH Green
Rain Tire Policy: For the 2012 competition season, competitors will be required to run a Spec Rain Tire, in accordance with the same brand Spec Slick Tire. For example, all 4Cycle and Clone Junior Sportsman, Junior, and Senior classes will run the Bridgestone YLP Rain Tire, with all 2 Cycle class drivers required to run a VEGA Rain Tire.
Competitors are permitted to qualify on new or used tires, provided they meet the ambient temperature requirements on the grid and show no signs of prep. Temperature will be determined by use of a sample tire on the grid.
If competitors tire does not meet the ambient tire temperature requirement prior to completion of qualifying for his/ her class in question, competitor will start the heat race for that class in the rear of the field.
If competitors tire does not meet the ambient tire temperature requirement prior to completion of heat race for his/her class in question, competitor will start at the rear of the main event, or may not qualify depending on kart count in class.
If competitors tire does not meet the ambient tire temperature requirement prior to grid being released for main event, competitor will be disqualified from that class, droppable dq.
No Prepping- No Tire Warmers- No Heat Boxes
NOTE: Any competitor disqualified for the use of prep, no matter what day, will be immediately disqualified from that class, and all remaining classes for that weekend, and will be subject to 1 year suspension by Board of Trustees, as per the recommendation by WKA Race Officials.
ALL FINDINGS, RESULTS, AND SUBSEQUENT PENALTIES, STEMMING FROM THE TIRE SNIFFERS PERFORMANCE WILL BE CONSIDERED FINAL. THERE WILL BE NO OPTION OF HAVING TIRES TESTED AT A LAB.