What You Need to Know About Your First Motorsport Racer
If you are getting into drag strip or a motorcycle race and you are a beginner, it can be an intimidating experience. The question is will you make other racers mad or crash with others? As a beginner, these questions must came across your mind. Being a first time competitor, it is important to start from somewhere and get a vehicle of your choice. Make sure that you get prepared both yourself and the car. Here are some steps to follow to make your race a success.
Distinguish Your Sport
Make sure that you make the motorcycle inspected well before the start of the race. The inspection makes sure that the motorcycle is functioning well and it has good breaks, battery and no gas leakage. If you will be using a vehicle for the race, make sure it is empty of the race. Pump your tires before they are inspected and know the safety rules that go along with the race you are competing.
Get Well Prepared
Pay for emergency gas and food and also carry the entry fee. Remember most of the venues do not have card machines, so it is advisable to carry cash to the event. If you will be using your vehicle, let it have enough gas to take you home. Get ready with your car repair manual as it will help in case the car need to be repaired. You also need to carry some spare tools and tires in your boot thou you will remove them during the race.
Buy Light Protective Wear
Purchase light racing suit, helmet, shoes, and jacket before you start racing. You can get information on what is needed for protection at motor sport safety foundation. They will assist you with information on the cost and where to buy the clothes.
Understand The Rules Before You Start The Race
No matter how many races you have attended, it is necessary to read them again. For example, if you go to the race with a vehicle that is not inspected, you will not be allowed to finish the race. To avoid the embarrassment, let your vehicle inspected and read the rules well. For you to be on a safe side, ask the organizers any arising question you may be having.
Plan Well Before the Event
If this will be your first chance to use the road, check the map properly. Get the route map printed and plan well about the route to take. Avoid using smart phone as not all areas has networks.