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Red Bull Pump Track World Championships Qualifier

Wishawhill Wood Pump Track, 333-359, Meadowhead Road, Wishaw , Glasgow, ML2 7UN

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Details

Date
17 August 2019 - 17 August 2019
Doors Open
09:00
Event Ends
20:30
Age Restriction
16 years of age on the day.
Dress Code
None
Event Organiser

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Description

Now in its second year The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship is a race series like no other. 

Local heroes get the chance to battle it out against Olympic BMX racers, MTB World Champions, National Champions and some of the leading talent in the freestyle community. The series has pitted BMX against MTB for the first time on an equal platform and this spirit of competition and inclusivity has flourished around the world. 

On Saturday 17th August 2019 Red Bull are bringing the only Pump track World Championship Qualifer on British soil to Scotland. The track has been built by Velosolutions UK and designed by Swiss Red Bull star Claudio Caluori, it is a world class facility which is guarenteed to bring out the best in even the most experienced riders.

The eyes of the world will be on us, so see you on the track! 

Doors open: Registration and open practice 09:00 - 12:00. Timed runs 13:00 - 16:00. 

Venue - Wishawhill Wood Pump Track 333-359, Meadowhead Rd, Wishaw. Scotland. ML2 7UN.

Age restriction: All participants must be 16 years or over on the day of the event. If an athlete is younger then 18 years, parent or guardians have to sign the 'waiver for minors form' and bring this to registration. No waiver = no ride. 

Entry Fee:  £10.00 per person.

Dress Code overview:  

Riders are not allowed to use clip in pedals or toes straps.

Helmet: Open face mandatory, full face recommended. 

T-shirt is mandatory, long sleeve with pads is recommended.

Long pants or knee protection is recommended.

Shoes mandatory, no flip flops or open shoes. 

Gloves recommended. 

Full race rules here.

 

Event Organiser - Velosolutions UK.  

 

Race Categories:  

* Men.

* Women.

Maximum number of entries per category is 110 riders. 

 

Race schedule:

Each race consists of a practice session and a timed run, followed by the knock-out heat finals. 

Practice sessions:

Friday the 16th of August, 14:00 to 19:00.

Saturday the 17th August, 09:00 - 12:00. 

Please note: All riders have to register, sign the disclaimer and display their number board prior to practice and racing.

 

Race Format:  

This year's race will be a very exciting head to head pursuit. The track will be equipped with 2 timing units. Riders will race head to head on the track at the same time, starting from opposite ends of the track. Both riders get ready with one foot on the ground, the other foot on the pedal, with the crank arm pointing towards the ground. The clock starts as soon as the riders cross their start / finish line and stops when they cross it again. The rider with the fastest timed run has priority on their start position (1 or 2). The rider with the fastest time advances to the next round. You are allowed to pedal.

 

Qualified riders and results:

The top 4 riders of each qualifier event in both categories qualify to the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship final. The riders are responsible for their own visa documents and insurances. 

The winners of each qualifier event will have their flight and accommodation paid for to attend the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship final. The location of which is yet to be announced, with last year's final being in Arkansas USA. In the event that there are less than 10 riders in one category at any individual qualifier event, the winner of this race will qualify for the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship final but their flights and accommodation will not be paid for by the organiser. Qualifier results and qualified riders for the final will published on the Red Bull website and on all social media channels. 

 

Rider Obligations:  

Riders insurance - to participate in any Red Bull Pump Track World Championship event, all athletes need to read, fill in and sign the Red Bull participant disclaimer. Riders are obliged to have their own medical insurance. 

Riders Behaviour - riders shall act as professional athletes and not bring the organisers or any of their partners into disrepute. The riders shall respect the event organisers and follow their instructions at any time during the event. 

Riders safety:

* Riders will bring all equipment needed in a fully operational condition. 

* Riders are not allowed to use clip in pedals or toes straps. 

* The bike should have at least 1 rear brake. 

* No bikes allowed with any kind of automatic transmission, pedal assist motors or engines. 

* No protruding parts on the bike, which can injure other riders (such as pegs) are allowed. 

redbullpumptrackworldchampionship.com

 

 

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