What You Need to Know During Your First Motor Race
If it is your first time racing either motorcycle or drag strip, sometimes it is a frightening experience. The question is will you make other racers mad or crash with others? Being your first time in the race, you must think of the questions. As a beginner, start by selecting a car of your choice and the rest will follow. It is also very necessary to prepare both yourself and your car. Here are some steps to follow to make your race a success.
Distinguish Your Sport
Take the motorcycle that you will be using for inspection and make sure that it is safe for the race. The inspection will help you know whether everything is intact. If you will be using a vehicle for the race, make sure it is empty of the race. Make sure you pump the tires and go through the safety rules before the inspection process.
Get Well Organized
Pay the required entry fee and other necessities like emergency gas and food. Carry only cash to the event as there might be no cash machines. Make sure that if you are using your car, you have enough gas to take you home. For you to be on the safe side, it is important to carry your car’s repair manual. 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
It is very necessary to have light protective suit, head gear, shoes among others prepared for the race. You can get information on what is needed for protection at motor sport safety foundation. They will help you know where you can buy and how much you need to save to get them
Know The Safety Rules Before Racing
Even if you have attended other races before, you need to go through the rules again. A good example is when you go to race with a vehicle that is not inspected; the organizers will stop you before you finish the race. To avoid disappointments, go for a vehicle inspection and also study the safety rules of the venue. If you will have a question, it is advisable to ask the organizers.
Get Your Journey Well Organized
It is important if you are using the road for the first time or it is your first time, check the map well. Get the route map printed and plan well about the route to take. Avoid using smart phone as not all areas has networks.