Speed Week Program

Note: this can be subject to change at short notice and is very dependent upon lake access and weather conditions.

(Program is subject to change without notice.)

 

Wednesday
 

Officials ONLY on the salt.

Advance crew arrive on site
Check the lake for possible track locations. 
No access to lake for entrants, crews and spectators


Thursday
7.30am

Only those Officials, Volunteers and Security actually doing work on the salt.

Volunteers briefing and training at DLRA camp.
Surveyors on salt to mark the tracks.
Track mats installed at lake entrance.
Tractor checked over, drag is hooked up, marking and grooming of the entry roads, pit area, and access road to start line are done on the salt. 
Pit set-up commences.
Registration van delivered to pit area, 
Generators /blowers etc. checked and fueled.
No access to lake for Entrants, crews or spectators

6.00pm Lake Closed - All officials and volunteers to leave the salt before sunset


Friday
7.30am

Officials, Volunteers and Security ONLY on the salt.

Volunteers briefing and training at Registration trailer.
Start loading and delivering traffic cones/signs/tents etc. to lake.

Registration van begin setup

Tech Inspection area begin setup
Blowers at lake edge set up and ready.

9.00am

Definitely NO Entrants or crew (Race transporters etc.) onto lake until the lake is opened by DLRA Officials, to set-up pits only. Spectators discouraged from entering the lake, limited to pit area only.
At least one toilet setup in pit area. 
Track and return road marking and dragging commences, 
Timing and start line vans setup

Lake entry and admission area setup

11.30am

Officials meeting at Registration trailer

12.00 Car Technical Inspection Open (Not Motorcycle)
Registration Open

4.00pm Registration and Tech inspection closed

6.00pm Lake Closed - All officials and volunteers to leave the salt before sunset


Saturday
7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise

7.30am Officials meeting at Registration trailer

7.45am Volunteers briefing and training at registration trailer

8.00am Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection Open
Registration Open
Radio repeater station set up.
Track work (including timing, marking return roads, grading, etc.) continues, 
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc. 
Toilets cleaned and delivered to site (Pits / Timing van, Start line)

4.00pm Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection Closed
Registration Closed

4.30pm

Officials meeting at Registration trailer.

6.00pm Lake Closed. Pits closed - All entrants, crews and spectators to leave the salt before sunset


Sunday
7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise

7.30am Officials meeting at Registration trailer

7.45am Volunteers briefing and training at registration trailer

8.00am Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection Open
Registration Open
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc. 
Track and return road prep continues, 
Timing layout and testing, 
All toilets in position, 
All other odd jobs taken care of.

3.30pm Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection Closed
Registration Closed

4.00pm VOLUNTEERS BRIEFING: Most important for ALL Speed Week volunteers to attend. Your team leaders will be introduced to you and you will be given instructions about how to do your job, when to be there and what to bring with you.

5.00pm

DRIVERS BRIEFING: All drivers and crew to attend. Meeting will be in technical inspection area. Followed by a “Track Familiarization” for rookies.

7.00pm Lake Closed. Pits Closed - All officials and volunteers to leave the salt before sunset


Monday
7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise

8.00am

Registration Open
Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection available on a limited basis only.

Impound Open
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc.

Racing will start when the Starter(s), Timers, Fire and Rescue and Medical Teams are in position.

TRACK 1 (short course for vehicles up to 175mph, long course for vehicles over 175mph)
TRACK 2 (short course for cars up to 150mph and motorcycles up to 175mph)

6.00pm

Last run of the day - TRACK 1
Last run of the day - TRACK 2

Impound closed
Registration closed

7.00pm Lake Closed - All entrants, crews and spectators to leave the salt before sunset


Tuesday
6.30am Record Qualified Support Vehicles permitted to enter lake - MUST DISPLAY APPROPRIATE PERMIT

7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise
Impound Open

8.00am

Impounded record qualified vehicles escorted to Start Line(s)

Registration Open
Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection available on a limited basis only
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc.

Racing will start when the Starter(s), Timers, Fire and Rescue and Medical Teams are in position.

TRACK 1 (short course for vehicles up to 175mph, long course for vehicles over 175mph)
TRACK 2 (short course for cars up to 150mph and motorcycles up to 175mph)

6.00pm

Last run of the day - TRACK 1
Last run of the day - TRACK 2

Impound closed
Registration Closed

6.30pm Annual General Meeting to be held at the Technical Inspection Area. Bring a chair and a drink.

7.00pm Lake Closed - All entrants, crews and spectators to leave the salt before sunset


Wednesday
6.30am Record Qualified Support Vehicles permitted to enter lake - MUST DISPLAY APPROPRIATE PERMIT

7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise
Impound Open

8.00am

Impounded record qualified vehicles escorted to Start Line(s)

Registration Open
Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection available on a limited basis only
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc.

Racing will start when the Starter(s), Timers, Fire and Rescue and Medical Teams are in position.

TRACK 1 (short course for vehicles up to 175mph, long course for vehicles over 175mph)
TRACK 2 (short course for cars up to 150mph and motorcycles up to 175mph)

5.30pm

Last run of the day - TRACK 1
Last run of the day - TRACK 2

Impound closed
Registration Closed

7.00pm Lake Closed - All entrants, crews and spectators to leave the salt before sunset

7.30pm DLRA Charity Auction at the DLRA Camp.


Thursday
6.30am Record Qualified Support Vehicles permitted to enter lake - MUST DISPLAY APPROPRIATE PERMIT

7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise
Impound Open

8.00am

Impounded record qualified vehicles escorted to Start Line(s)

Registration Open
Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection available on a limited basis only
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc.

Racing will start when the Starter(s), Timers, Fire and Rescue and Medical Teams are in position.

TRACK 1 (short course for vehicles up to 175mph, long course for vehicles over 175mph)
TRACK 2 (short course for cars up to 150mph and motorcycles up to 175mph) .

6.00pm

Last run of the day - TRACK 1
Last run of the day - TRACK 2

Impound closed
Registration Closed

7.00pm Lake Closed - All entrants, crews and spectators to leave the salt before sunset


Friday
6.30am Record Qualified Support Vehicles permitted to enter lake - MUST DISPLAY APPROPRIATE PERMIT

7.00am Lake entry open. Pits open - No entrants, crews and spectators on the salt before sunrise
Impound Open

8.00am

Impounded record qualified vehicles escorted to Start Line(s)

Registration Open
Car and Motorcycle Technical Inspection available on a limited basis only
Ramp Control point open to check vehicles entering and leaving the lake and collect entry / camp / lake fees etc.

Racing will start when the Starter(s), Timers, Fire and Rescue and Medical Teams are in position.

TRACK 1 (short course for vehicles up to 175mph, long course for vehicles over 175mph)
TRACK 2 (short course for cars up to 150mph and motorcycles up to 175mph)

12.00am

Last run of the day - TRACK 1
Last run of the day - TRACK 2

Impound closed
Registration Closed

 

Tracks, pits and access road clean-up begins. 
"Volunteers" are welcome to help.