Membership

You need to be a Member to Attend Training Sessions.

Training membership is £10.00 per rider and runs from February to February.  As a member of the club you can obtain a unique number to apply for an ACU racing licence if required.

A Supporter's membership is from £5.00 per person and at present these funds are being used to contribute to the new first aid equipment needed for the new season. We thank those who have kindly donated.

A family membership is £15.00 and is for one rider and all immediate family members.

Both forms are available by emailing norwichnewstars1998@hotmail.co.uk. Please can you return the completed form with payment and a stamped addressed envelope to receive your membership card.

A paypal option is available by using the norwichnewstars1998@hotmail.co.uk address.

Here is a copy of the club rules for 2018.

Norwich New Stars Club Rules 2018

Norwich New Stars is under affliction of the ACU.  No. 0606

Norwich New Stars operates under the rules and guidelines of the ACU. All the supplementary information in the club rules is in addition to these and are applied first.

The club’s aims are to provide a safe and happy environment for all youths, to have the opportunity to enjoy the sport of grasstrack, whether to race or learn to ride a motorcycle. We would like to maintain a quality training school and promote grasstrack race meetings in Norfolk. We hope to promote the sport by supporting other clubs where possible.

Norwich New Stars is a non-profit organisation and is run by volunteers.

The committee members are:

Chairman: Matthew Sutton

Vice Chairman: Lee Flint

Technical Advisor: Trevor Hewitt

Head Trainer: Darren Mackie, Training Secretary : Steph Ketteringham.

Secretary and Treasurer: Claire Sutton

Steve Murrell.


AGM: February each year.

Accounts: Account/Finance information can be viewed on request from the secretary.


Club membership for 2018:

Training membership is £10.00 per year.                                                                                                     

Supporter’s membership is suggested at £5.00. 

Family membership is £15.00.                                                                                        

A racing membership is included in race fees. 

Membership information is confidential.                                                                                                         

Photos can be taken by all present at training sessions and race meetings, including the public, and may be used by the club.

As club members we agree to follow the guideline of the ACU and all supplementary rules for racing and training.

To show good sportsmanship and respect all club members.


General Club Guidelines:

Motorsport can be dangerous. Despite the organisers taking all reasonable precautions, unavoidable accidents may happen. In respect of this you are present at your own risk.

All dogs must be kept on leads.

No motorcycles must be started unless authorised by the NNS officials. This includes training, racing and camping. Please keep within the club boundaries.

No push cycles in straw pit area when training is in progress or on race meetings.                          

Training:

All trainers are ACU affiliated, first aid qualified and DBS/CRB checked. All motorcycles and equipment used are subject to a technical inspection and may be declined. 

First aid personnel reserve the option to stop a rider from training if deemed physically unfit.   

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Training Cost:

£15.00 per session excluding motorcycle hire. Trainers children are £5.00 per session inclusive.

Motorcycle hire is free for your first session, £5.00 for the next 2 sessions and then £15.00 for each subsequent sessions. Safety equipment is always available to borrow.

Motorcycles are only available to hire for training purposes, not available for race meetings.  Motorcycles may be available on training days if a member has a motorcycle failure.


Training structure:

Riders follow a training system and a minimum of 3 lessons are taught per training session. This is subject to the weather and stoppages due to accidents.

In the event of a cancellation once a session is started and less than 2 lessons have been given, a credit of £5.00 will be issued towards the next training session. If a session is delayed due to an accident or weather and this causes you an issue please talk to the secretary of the day.

We endeavour to start our training sessions on time but this is not always possible. On training days the rule of thumb is ‘if it is raining at 7 postpone to 11, if raining at 10 we'll try again'.

                                    Check Facebook for up to date information on the day.


Race Meetings:

Racing classes are per the ACU handbook for track racing.    

Norwich New Stars has a separate pit area and this has restricted access on race meetings and motorcycles are only able to be started in this area and when authorised to do so. 

This is by request of the land owners.

Starting Tapes:

If a child causes a false start he/she will be cautioned and can join the restart. If he/she then causes a false start a second time in the same heat he/she will be penalised for that heat.

Pegs and other racing incidents:

At the discretion of the Clerk of the Course an offender’s number will be written on the board in the pit area as a warning. On a second offence the rider may be penalised. It is the rider’s responsibility to check the board and information given.

Please refer to the ACU handbook on appeals including the timing and cost of appeals.  Page 491 10.04 under National Sporting Code 2018.

Please check the race regulations issued for full supplementary information and insurance details for each race.

                                                                                                                                                                                  

 





Norwich New Stars Grasstrack Club

Contact:  Claire Sutton 01263 587626
Email:  norwichnewstars1998@hotmail.co.uk

Training Membership

Cost per rider is £10.00 (Cheques made payable to Norwich New Stars and a paypal option is available)

Training Membership runs from February to February.

Return Address for all forms and paperwork.

Claire Sutton
Norwich New Stars
Church Farm Cottages West
Heydon Road
Oulton
Norfolk
NR11 6NT



     
Supporters Membership

Please can you complete the relevant form and return with payment and a stamped addressed envelope, which we will use to send you your membership card.

Cost per member is suggested from £5.00 (Cheques made payable to Norwich New Stars and a paypal option is available) Your support is greatly appreciated by all Norwich New Stars riders.

Membership runs from February to February and is per member. 

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