Phoenix club rules
Code of conduct & marshalling rules
Phoenix Slot Car Group Melbourne wishes to encourage and develop the hobby to be a family oriented adventure which is open for all to enjoy. For this reason we have created
the following rules of conduct. Failure to comply and abide by the rules may result in membership cancellation.
Code of conduct
We have over a long period of time developed standards for conduct & marshalling. Competitors must maintain acceptable standards of conduct and sportsmanship at all times,
especially in the heat of battle when things 'go wrong'.
Any unsportsmanlike conduct and abusive or obscene language will be subject to a first warning. A second violation will result in a 12 point penalty being deducted from
their score. A third warning will result in disqualification on his or her nights racing for a period of time which will decided by the club members.
We do not wish to disqualify anyone!. Phoenix consider that acceptable social conduct to be sufficiently important and therefore has put these terms and conditions in place.
All competitors must accept on entering the Phoenix Slot Car Group.
- All drivers must marshal the race immediately following the race he or she has completed.
- In some cases a Drivers Briefing will be held before a championship event to cover expected standards of marshalling if needed.
- Drivers should shout not at marshals at any time as apart from being out of line it will only delay you getting back into the race.
- In the event of a crash involving multiple cars, the car that caused the incident Must always goes back on last, no matter what a driver might think or say.
- Marshals and drivers may interact / talk to each other during social events, however during a Championship ideally both Drivers and Marshals should remain focussed, as failing to do so may lead to slow marshalling and crashes.
- When marshalling cars, slow marshalling can cost laps, time & even the race, so drivers, when you are marshalling, use both hands to quickly and carefully put de-slotted cars back into their correct lane.
- Drivers should place Lane Colour tape on the REAR of their car
- To make it easier for the Marshall's, drivers need to place lane colour tape / stickers on either the 'Font windscreen' or 'Rear' of the Slot Car.
- Before placing cars back on the track, Marshals must check that the track is clear of any fast approaching traffic, which could be accidentally knocked off with their arm / hand.
- Remember that in corners the rear of the car will slide out and interfere with the line of cars on the immediate outside lane.
- Marshalling is not popular with all racers but it is important as you cannot race without marshals. Therefore when it is your turn to marshal, please try to good a good job.
I'm interested, so what do I do now?
If you think you have what it takes and are interested in racing slot cars with a great bunch of guys and wish to become a Phoenix member? then simply submit our
enquiry form and we will get back to you asap.