[dropcap] A [/dropcap]Stadium Super Truck (SST) event is a competitive racing event which is intended to be conducted and officiated in accordance with this rule book. This rule book may be amended from time to time. Special rules may be published by (SST) specifically for the event and any applicable agreements to which (SST) is a party may also apply. This rule book contains rules and technical requirements governing all events that make up the Stadium Super Truck Series. This Rule book is designed to provide the information you will need to prepare your vehicle and yourself for competition, plus an overview of rules that apply to the racing program, along with a summary of offenses and penalties pertaining to rules violations. It is ultimately the obligation of each participant to ensure that his/her conduct and equipment comply with all applicable (SST) rules, as they may be amended from time to time.
The intent of a specific rule will override a competitor’s interpretation of a rule. The intent of a rule will be determined by competent race officials (Race Director). If any rule is unclear to the competitor, the competitor is advised to get written approval prior to any modifications. The (SST) will answer any requests for rule clarifications or interpretations. Requests must be submitted in writing by competitors or team owners to (SST) Racing Tech Director. Any prior verbal approval from (SST) staff or officials without a written statement from the (SST) Racing Tech Director with regard to the interpretation of a rule or procedure will be deemed invalid. Please note that while every effort has been made to write these rules in a clear and unambiguous fashion, it is impossible to anticipate every circumstance. It will be up to the (SST) Racing Tech Director to make decisions regarding rule enforcements.
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL NOT RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF, OR COMPLIANCE WITH, THESE RULES.
Race Rules and Procedures
Stadium SUPER Trucks
Program – The here within consist of events for SST.
- Autograph Session
- SST Heat Races
- SST Last Chance Qualifier
- SST Driver Introductions
- SST Main Event
Participant Regulation – Every competitor, truck owner, promoter, company, crew member and other persons participating in or in any way connected with a SST race event will be considered participants and therefore bound by the SST rule book.
Credential Display – All Credentials provided by SST are the property of SST and can be revoked at anytime without refund of credential/membership fees. Use and display of credentials are subject to the following:
- Credentials are issued for exclusive use by the person named on the credential. The lanyard is considered part of the credential and must be worn with the credential around the neck.
- Transfer, misuse of, or failure to display both the credentials and specific SST lanyard is cause for disciplinary action or revocation.
- A credentialed person without the proper issued credential in his/her possession may be required to pay the applicable race day rates to be issued the appropriate pass for access to the event/meet.
- The Series Promoter/Sponsor will have “all access” passes/credentials available for persons and passes for parking as close as is reasonably possible to the event/stadium.
Bulletins and Supplementary Regulations– Competition bulletins or supplementary regulations for the purpose of implementing, interpreting and enforcing these competition rules will be considered part of the rules.
Substance Abuse – Substance abuse of any kind will not be tolerated. The SST competitors, truck owner, promoter, officials, crew member and other persons participating in or in any way connected with a SST race event must follow the terms and conditions of the SST Substance Abuse Policy.
- Random tests for drugs and alcohol may be conducted at the discretion of SST or their respective drug testing partners.
- Compliance with the SST Substance Abuse Policy is an essential precondition to the issuance of licenses.
- Any violation of the policy or refusal to submit to testing as requested by SST or their respective drug testing partners may result in the immediate suspension of the competitors’ license and loss of all rights to compete in SST sanctioned events.
- For the full Substance Abuse Policy see Appendix A.
- Driving of competition race vehicles, other than on race track or designated warm up lap is not allowed unless otherwise specified by Race Director.
- Helmets/safety equipment must be worn at all times within race vehicle.
- Operation of a vehicle speed must be very slow, acceptable speed (10 MPH maximum).
- Smoking is not allowed in the mechanics area, tech inspection area, pits, or other restricted areas.
- Persons less than 16 years of age are not allowed in mechanics area or other restricted areas.
- Pets are not allowed in the mechanics area or other restricted areas.
- All persons in the mechanics area must have a hard card and be in proper dress code. Shirts must have a collar. Open-toe shoes, cut-offs and sleeveless shirts/tank tops are not permitted.
- All competitors entered in the event must attend the competitor meeting.
- The Race Director may call roll or spot check attendance.
Mechanics / Crew Members
- Mechanics/crew members must present a clean and neat appearance.
- Only appropriately dressed persons displaying proper credentials will be allowed in the pit, signaling and starting area.
- Mechanics/crew members must be in uniform designating a competitor/sponsor.
- Cut-offs, sleeveless shirts and open-toe shoes are prohibited in the mechanics area, starting area and infield. Shirtless individuals are also prohibited in these areas.
- Shirts must have a collar.
- Mechanics / Crew members are required to display the SST patch on uniform shirts.
Stadium Super Trucks – Operations
Stadium Super Trucks events are organized according to an established procedure/model.
- Timed Qualifying
- Heat Races
- One Last Chance Qualifier
- One Main Event
In the heat races, 1st through 5th will advance to the main event. At a minimum, 5th through 10th will advance to the last chance qualifier. (More vehicles can be determined by Race Director depending on the size of race track and configuration.)
In the last chance qualifier, at a minimum, 1st through 5th will advance to the main event. Depending on the race track and configuration, 6th through 10th from the last chance qualifier may also advance to the main. (More vehicles can be determined by Race Director depending on the size of race track and configuration.)
The first competitor across the finish line at the conclusion of a race is the winner.
Vehicle Modifications – Competitors shall be allowed to modify the following to achieve maximum performance from Race Vehicle:
- Change spring rates;
- Adjust ride height;
- Tune shock absorbers. Team may buy a set of shock absorbers, install them, and keep as own private confidential information, subject to the limits to be determined by the Series;
- Adjust air pressure base, subject to limits which will be determined by Series;
- Change camber and front toe;
- Adjust rear bite on truck arms;
- Adjust anti-roll bars. Team/Driver is allowed to buy a set of anti-roll bars, install them, and keep as their own private confidential information.
- Can adjust front toe.
Officials and Duties
- Ensure the race course is suitable and discontinue race activity if conditions become unacceptable.
- Determine if all riders are qualified to properly negotiate the course and prohibit any riders not so qualified from competing.
- Direct the starter to black flag riders off the track for any condition he deems to be unacceptable or in violation of any rules.
- May direct the starter to red flag/light a race that was started improperly.
- Provide for technical inspection of equipment being used by the competitors and bar any equipment that does not conform to equipment regulations.
- See that accurate time is kept for all races.
- To impose penalties for any infringements of regulations.
- To impose penalties for any voluntary or involuntary action or deed accomplished by a person or a group of persons during a meeting, contrary to the current regulations/rules or instructions given by an official of the meeting.
- To impose penalties for any corrupt or fraudulent act, or any action prejudicial to the interests of the meetings or of the sport, carried out by a person or a group of persons occurring during an event.
- To impose penalties on organizers for having been unable to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the event or for serious breaches of the regulations.
- The race director is empowered to make and enforce temporary regulations necessary to cover emergencies or special conditions (not covered in the rule book), including any unforeseen situation for the betterment and in the interest of the program. The race director must consider all protests and appeals.
- The number of competitors allowed to start in any race will be subject to the approval of the race director and SST.
Tech Director/ Advisor
- To provide a place for and conduct a technical inspection before a competitor is allowed on the race track for practice.
- To affix a sticker, mark, or seal on each race vehicle showing that is has passed technical inspection.
- To process all contingency approval and tech inspection forms.
- During the event, be alert for any unacceptable equipment and report the equipment to the race director.
- To conduct post-race inspections to assure rule compliance.
Medical Review Director/Officer
- The MRD/MRO is responsible for, among other things, administering collection of samples/collections taken under the SST Substance Abuse Policy, coordinating secure shipment of specimens to the testing facility, ensuring thorough and accurate scientific testing of specimens, determining whether any SST member has been tested positive for ingestion of drugs, alcohol or prohibited substances or otherwise violated this policy, and informing SST and the SST member of any such violation. In making this determination, the MRD shall consider all information derived from the testing process.
- To manage timing and scoring/information distribution operations.
- Responsible for determining that official timing and scoring procedures are followed.
- To operate the official electric timing equipment and keep an accurate record of all the times and report the same to the race director.
- To provide a complete set of flags for use during the race.
- To assign extra flagmen, when required, at various points throughout the course.
- To determine if scorers, timers, etc. are ready and in place before starting the race.
- To position competitors at the starting line, start the race, give halfway flags, last lap flags and finish line flags.
- To flag off the course any disqualified competitors and otherwise direct the progress of the race with flags, as instructed by the Race Director.
- To instruct the corner workers as to the performance of their duties, and insure that each corner worker/flagman has been supplied with the necessary flags.
- Such other duties as may be assigned by the Race Director.
On Track Regulations
- No competitor may drive in such a manner as to endanger life or limb of other competitors, officials or the public.
- No one, except for the competitors officially entered, may ride or practice on the race course on the day of the event.
- Unofficial practice on the day of the race is prohibited.
- Unless otherwise directed to do so by the Race Director or his designee, no one will be permitted to drive in the wrong direction on the track.
- Except in the designated mechanics area, no adjustments, repairs or refueling may be made to competing vehicles by pit crews during a race. Competitors must pull into the designated mechanics area and be off the race track before receiving crew assistance.
- Outside assistance to a competitor on the race track is forbidden at all times except when the assistance is given by flag officials placed by the race director for the purpose of control and safety.
- A race vehicle that enters the mechanics area during a race will not be permitted to return to the race track.
- Intentionally stopping on the racetrack during timed practice is prohibited. Every time a competitor is found in violation of this rule he/she will have his/her fastest lap of that session removed from the official results. A stoppage on the racetrack resulting from a mechanical issue or rollover will not be considered intentional. The race director or his designee will make the determination as to whether or not the stopping was intentional.
- During a race, a competitor must always attempt to compete. If not, he/she may be black flagged and may be penalized by the race director.
Flags and Lights
- Green – Indicates the start of the race or clear track conditions.
- Green/White Crossed – Indicates 1/2 total race completed.
- White – Indicates the final lap of a race.
- Checkered – Indicates the end of a race or practice session; proceed to the designated track exit.
- Red – Indicates the race has been stopped. Shut down vehicles.
- Yellow – Indicates serious hazard on or near the track. Passing is allowed. Proceed with extreme caution.
- Blue – Indicates you are about to be overtaken by a faster competitor. When conditions allow, move out of the fast line. Hold your line (don’t drive erratically) and do not impede the faster competitors progress. Competitors disregarding this flag may be black flagged at the discretion of the race director.
- Black – Indicates a problem with a competitor’s race vehicle or a disqualification. A number board displayed with the flag indicates the competitor being signaled. The black flagged competitor must carefully reduce speed and proceed around the course to the pit area. Black flagged riders are not permitted to return to the race course unless cleared by the race director.
- Red Flashing Light – A red flashing light may be displayed at the beginning of a double or series of jumps. Competitors must roll each individually with no passing and exercise extreme caution until they are past the area of concern.
Red Flag Race Stops and Restart Procedures
- In the event of a race stop a red flag will be displayed to the competitors.
- Any race start or restart will be considered an official part of the event even if the start or restart does not result in a lap being completed by the leader. Therefore, any infractions will be deemed valid and ruled upon accordingly.
- In the case of a false start, a race will be restarted with the competitors returning to their original starting positions.
- Competitors who are unable to join the race by this procedure are barred from any subsequent restarts.
Restarts: A – Fewer than 2 Laps Completed
- When a red flag is displayed, signifying a race stop, and fewer than 2 laps have been completed by the race leader the race will be considered null and void.
- The competitors will return to the starting area and a re-start will take place as soon as possible.
- The competitors will keep their initial starting order.
- The race will be run for the original number of laps.
Restarts: B – More than 2 Laps Completed
- When a red flag is displayed, signifying a race stop, and more than 2 laps have been completed by the race leader the competitors will return to the starting area and a re-start will take place as soon as possible.
- The starting order will be determined by each competitor’s race position at the end of the lap preceding the stopping of the race.
- Competitors who were no longer actively participating in the race at the time when the red flag was displayed are not authorized to take part in the restart.
- The race will be run for the remaining number of laps.
- In case of a main event, full championship points will be awarded.
Restarts: C – More than 50% of Laps Completed
- If over half the laps are completed and the race is stopped for whatever reason, the race may be declared completed at the discretion of the Race Director.
- All qualifying laps will be timed.
- Qualifying will be used to compile the fastest competitors.
- Competitors will be notified of qualifying order by the Race Director.
- Competitors will be required to be in race equipment and staged for qualifying.
- Competitors late to qualifying may be punished at Race Director’s discretion.
- Races are officially ended for all competitors at the completion of the lap in which the checkered flag is displayed to the winner.
- To be considered as having completed a lap, the competitor’s vehicle must cross the plane of the checkered flag.
- Competitors will be credited with all laps they complete during a race unless a penalty has been assessed.
- Competitors choosing to leave a race before its completion will receive credit for laps they have completed.
- Should the checkered flag be displayed later than the official distance, the finishing order will be decided on the basis of the official distance.
- Under any other circumstances, the winner is the leader at the time the checkered flag is displayed.
- A competitor that enters the pit area during a race will not be permitted to return to the race track during a heat, qualifier or main.
- Should a competitor be given the checkered flag ahead of the actual winner, or with the winners, the competitor will be scored as having completed the race in the race position the competitor was running at the time.
- A video camera may be used as the finish line to aid the Race Director in determining the finishing order of a close race. Should video footage from a SST designated camera be unavailable or inconclusive for any reason, the scoring of the finish will be based solely on the Race Director’s decision.
- At the conclusion of the race any competitors who do not complete the same number of laps as the leader will be scored in order of finish.
Inclement Weather / Unacceptable Track Conditions
- Events may be conducted regardless of weather conditions.
- In the event of rain or other unfavorable conditions, it may be necessary for the Race Director to alter the order of the event schedule, including, but not limited to: adjusting the length of races, practices and qualifying sessions, and delaying or stopping the program/event completely.
- Should a delay occur, the Race Director shall make every effort to resume the schedule in a timely fashion if conditions significantly improve.
- If an event is stopped due to weather or other conditions, competitors will be paid for purse paying events that have been completed, at the discretion of the Race Director.
Official Race Results
- No official announcement of race results will be given until all scoring materials are examined and approved by the Race Director.
- Unofficial results will then be posted and will become official if a competitor does not protest against the results within 30 minutes after they have been posted.
- If rechecks are required within the 30 minute time limit, a new posting time limit of 30 minutes will be required if changes are made to the previously posted results.
- The issuing of the official results does not exempt competitors who competed in the event from penalties for rule violations determined by the Race Director following the protest period.
- In case of a protest, competitors are entitled to review their scores with the Race Director.
- When the results of a SST event are declared official, SST Championship points will be awarded down to a maximum of 15 places for the overall results of the main event. Points will also be awarded for the quickest lap in qualifying, qualifying showdown winner, heat races and for the driver who leads the most laps in the main event. No points are awarded in the LCQ.
- The SST championship will be decided based on the total of series points accumulated from each event. Number plate points can be carried for driver substitution.
- In the event of a tie for the championship, the winner will be determined based on the number of main event wins.
- Should a tie still remain, finishes of second, third, etc, will be tallied until the tie is broken.
- If a tie still remains, the best finish in the last race will determine the champion.
Main Event Point System
1. Position – 25 points
2. Position – 22 points
3. Position – 20 points
4. Position – 18 points
5. Position – 16 points
6. Position – 15 points
7. Position – 14 points
8. Position – 13 points
9. Position – 12 points
10. Position – 11 points
11. Position – 10 points
12. Position – 9 points
13. Position – 8 points
14. Position – 7 points
15. Position – 6 points
- 3 Points added for most laps led
- If an inversion happens, 1 point per position inverted.
Heat Race Point System
1. Position – 12 points
2. Position – 10 points
3. Position – 8 points
4. Position – 7 points
5. Position – 5 points
6. Position – 4 points
7. Position – 3 points
8. Position – 2 points
9. Position – 1 points
Qualifying Point System
1 Bonus Point For Quickest Qualifier
5 Bonus Points For China Qualifying Showdown Winner
LCQ Point System
1. Position – 3 points
2. Position – 2 points
3. Position – 1 point
SST Manufacturers Championship
- The manufacturer championships will consist of truck mfg, tire mfg, shock mfg and wheel mfg.
- For the manufacturers championship, only the top 2 positions of each manufacturer will gain points, according to the competitors position in each main event.
- The same 15 place championship point schedule applies to manufacturers as it does to the competitors.
- In case of ties for the manufactures championship, the same conditions as for the competitors will apply to determine the winner.
- All SST Champions are required to attend the official “Stadium Super Truck Championship” ceremony, organized by the promoter at the end of the SST Championship.
Appendix A – Substance Abuse Policy
Introduction – Through a comprehensive testing program SST Substance Abuse Policy rules are designed to keep events safe for everyone and provide a level playing field. Strong testing programs save lives, prevent injury, gives SST members additional reasons to say no to illegal drugs and help identify people with substance abuse issues and facilitate their treatment. To those ends, SST prohibits the misuse of alcohol, prescription drugs, and any other substance used in a manner that affects safety or impacts the integrity of the competition, including but not limited to illegal or performance enhancing substances.
Medical Review Director/Officer – Policy of this program is overseen by SST, but its administered and implemented through a Medical Review Director/Officer, testing laboratories and substance abuse professionals.
- Medical Review Director/Officer – The MRD/MRO is responsible for, among other things, administering collection of samples/collections under this policy, coordinating secure shipment of specimens to the testing facility, ensuring thorough and accurate scientific testing of specimens, determining whether any SST member has been tested positive for ingestion of drugs, alcohol or prohibited substances or otherwise violated this policy, and informing SST and the SST member of any such violation. In making this determination, the MRD shall consider all information derived from the testing process.
- Testing Laboratory – With the exception of pre-license testing, all testing pursuant to this policy will be done at the SST designated testing laboratory. The collection, transport, and testing of urine, blood, saliva, hair and/or breath specimens pursuant to this policy results will be communicated to the MRD.
SST Members Subject to Testing – Although this policy is intended to apply principally to drivers, competitors, mechanics, and crew members as well as SST officials, all other SST members are required to adhere to SST’s Substance Abuse Policy and are subject to reasonable suspicion testing, as well as subsequent follow up testing that is necessary.
- Drug Testing – SST will regularly test any competitor or official whose performance at a SST event potentially affects the safety of themselves, other SST members, spectators and guests, including but not limited to: SST officials, drivers, competitors, mechanics and crew members.
- Performance Enhancing Drug Testing – SST will regularly test any competitor, whose use of illegal or performance enhancing drugs or substances could alter or enhance their performance at a SST event to create a unfair advantage or impact the integrity of competition, including but not limited to: drivers and competitors.
Prohibited Substances and Acts
1) For the purpose of this policy, prohibited substances are those substances that, in the MRD’s determination, in consultation with SST, may adversely affect the safety and well being and performance of a SST member at a SST event, including without limitation illegal drugs. The MRD, in consultation with SST, may make this determination with respect to a particular substance at any time, including and without limitation at the time of discovery of the substance following a drug test. For the purpose of these rules, federal bans and definitions of illegal substances supersedes any state and/or local ordinance, regulation or law allowing use of a substance. SST members are prohibited from using, possessing, purchasing, selling and/or participating in the distribution of any drug that is illegal to possess, use, and/or distribute by the laws of the United States of America and/or any of its 50 states, regardless of the amount, at any time. Illegal acquisition and/or illegal distribution of any prescription or over the counter medication are strictly prohibited at any time. In addition to the prohibition of illegal drugs described above, non medical use of the following non exhaustive list of drugs is prohibited under this policy:
a) Stimulants – Amphetamine, methamphetamine, ecstasy (MDMA), Eve (MDEA), MDA, PMA, phentermine, and other amphetamine derivatives and related compounds.
b) Narcotic Analgesics – Including without limitation, alfentanil, fentanyl, hydromorphone, meperidine, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, propoxyphene, sufentanil, herion and/or their chemical and pharmacological analogs and related compounds, as well as codeine, dihydrocodeine, hyrdrocodone, and codeine analogs and related compounds (including those available over the counter in some countries if taken for a non medical use).
c) Ephedrine Class – Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine and/or their chemical and pharmacological analogs and related compound as well as pseudoephedrine (even if purchased as an over the counter medication without a prescription) if used:
i) in a manner that is inconsistent with the instructions provided by the drug manufacturer (e.g., use in concentrations or amounts in excess of the manufacturer’s recommended dose); or
ii) in a manner or an amount that may cause an increased risk to health, safety, or an impairment of ability to perform his/her duties in relation to a SST event.
d) Benzodiazepines – Including without limitation, aplrazolam, diazepam, lorazepam (Ativan), oxazapam (Serax), temazepam (Restoril), alpha-hydroxy-alprazolam (Xanax), nordiazepam (Valium) and/or their chemical and pharmacological analogs and related compounds.
e) Barbituates – Including without limitation, amorbarbital (Amytal), butalbital (Anolor 300, Esgic, Fioricet, Fiorinal), butabarbital (Butisol), phenobarital (Luminol, Solfoton), pentobarbital (Nembutal, Nembutal Sodium), secobarbital (Seconal) and/or their chemical and pharmacological analogs and related compounds.
f) Performance Enhancing Drugs – Including without limitation, human growth hormone (hGH), human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), luetenizing hormone (LH) and insulin like growth factor (IGF-1), clenbuterol, anabolic androgenic steriods (“AAS”), including but without limitation to: androstenediol, androstendione, bolasterone, boldenone, chloroxomesterone (dehydrochlormethyltestosterone), clostebol, dihydroepiandosterone, dihydrotestosterone, dromostanolone, epitestosterone, 4-chlortestosterone, fluoxymesterone, formebolone, furazabol, mesterolone, methandienone (methadrostenolone), methandriol, methenolone, methylclostebol, methyltestosterone, methyltrienolone, mibolerone, nondrolone, norandrostendione, norethandrolone, norethindrone, oxabolone, oxandrolone, oxymesterone, oxymetholone, stanozolol, stenbolone, testosterone, and trenbolone.
g) Muscle Relaxers – Including without limitation, carisoprodol (Soma) and meprobamate (Miltown, Meprospan).
h) Sleeping Aids – Including without limitation, zolpidem (Ambien).
i) Beta Blockers – Including without limitation, the following drugs and related compounds: alprenolol, carteolol, levobunolol, mepindolo, metipranolol, nadolol, oxprenolol, penbutolol, pindolol, propranolol, sotalol, timolol, acebutolol, atenolol, betaxolol, bisoprolol, esmolol, metoprolol, nebivolol, amosulalol, landiolol, and tilisolol.
2) Medical and Non-Medical Use of Prescription and Over the Counter Medications – SST recognizes that there are many prescription and over the counter medications that serve essential or beneficial purposes for the health and well-being of SST members, and nothing in this policy is intended to discourage the proper use of these medications. Some medications, even when properly used, may adversely affect the safety and integrity of competition for motorsports events. For example, many types of cough medicines contain codeine, which is a potent narcotic that may result in drowsiness or diminished alertness. Non-medical use of prohibited, prescription, or over the counter medication by a SST member is prohibited, and the MRD will examine whether:
a) the medication was used in a manner inconsistent with the instructions provided by the manufacturer, pharmacist and/or the prescribing physician;
b) the medication causes a competitive advantage, or a diminished or impaired ability to perform duties on the day of the event;
c) the medication was used without a valid prescription from a licensed and treating physician that was given for a legitimate medical purpose;
d) the SST member failed to advise the issuing physician that another physician was prescribing the same and/or similar medication; and or
e) the medication was prescribed more than 90 prior to a SST event. For the purposes of the rules, federal bans and definitions of illegal substances supersedes any state and/or local ordinance, regulations or law permitting the use of a substance.
3) Alcohol – A SST member is prohibited from consuming any alcohol 12 hours prior to or during any SST on track activity or event. A SST member with breath, urine, saliva, or blood alcohol level above 20mg per 100ml (.02%) at the time of testing is deemed unfit for race driving, participating or officiating in a SST event. Nothing in this paragraph shall preclude a SST official from determining that a SST member with a breath, urine, saliva, or blood alcohol test level below 20mg per 100ml (.02%) is physically unfit for race driving, participating, or officiating in a SST event and taking such action as a SST official may deem appropriate under the SST rules.
4) Dietary Supplements – Dietary supplements may contain (either purposefully or through contamination) a prohibited substance under this policy. Any product sold with a warning advising non-use if the purchaser is subject to a drug testing program should be avoided even though such product may be available without a prescription.
5) Masking Agents – The use or attempted use of any agent or technique that is designed to avoid detection of a prohibited substance and/or falsify, alter, compromise, or otherwise tamper with the integrity of a specimen or test under this policy is prohibited. This includes providing false urine samples (e.g., urine substitution), contaminating the urine sample with chemicals or chemical products, using pharmaceutical diuretics to purposefully dilute the urine sample, using masking agents, using Aromatase inhibitors that may be used to biologically manipulate the testosterone/Epitestosterone ratio, and/or using epitestosterone to artificially alter the testosterone/epitestosterone ratio.
6) Synthetic Marijuana – Over the counter products that are marketed as “legal” marijuana using names like “K2” or “Spice.”
7) Manner or Use
a) Safety – The use of any legal or illegal substance, or combination of substances, which when taken into the human body, can impair the ability of the person to perform safely is prohibited. Under this policy, any substance or combination of substances used in an unsafe manner is a violation. For example, a combination of drinking 10 cups of espresso, taking cold medicine and using prescribed sleep medication will cause a safety risk, although each substance in small amounts by themselves may not necessarily result in a violation of the SAP.
b) Integrity of competition – The use of any legal or illegal substance, or combination of substances, which when taken into the human body, can alter or enhance a person’s ability to compete in a manner unfair to other competitors is a violation. For example, a legal substance may be substantially similar to an illegal drug – i.e., an analogue or derivative of an illegal drug – use of that substance will result in a violation of the SAP.
Appendix B – Definition of Terms
Competitor – A driver, car owner, crew member or other person (other than a SST official) who participates competitively in a SST sanctioned racing event. Whenever the words competitor, driver, car owner, mechanic, team member or crew member are used, unless the context indicates otherwise, the term used shall be interpreted to include any driver, car owner, crew member or persons assigned to or a member of the same racing team.
Event – A SST sanctioned motorsports event. It includes the designated race as well as all periods for registration, (including, without limitation, review and approval, inspections, time trials, qualifying races, practice runs, racing competition, post race inspections and rain or postponed dates related thereto.
Member – An individual or entity who has been accepted by SST as a member pursuant to the SST rules, and whose membership has not expired, or been suspended, canceled or terminated.
OEM – Original Equipment Manufacturer
Promoter – The individual, partnership, corporation, joint venture, or other legal entity that, in connection with an event, is designated as the “Promoter.”
Race – The racing competition during an event for which championship points are awarded based upon finishing position, or the racing competition named in the title of an events sanction.
Race Equipment – Any truck, truck part, engine, engine component, tires, fuel or any other part or related equipment.
Safety Equipment – Any safety gear that includes helmet, race suit, gloves, racing shoes, head and neck restraints.
Series Sponsor –
SST – Stadium Super Trucks. A vehicle, truck, race truck, prototype, or model – that fits the specifications set forth in this rule book.
SST Officials – Persons licensed by SST and appointed by SST to officiate as an employee or independent contractor at the event.
SST Rules – The rules in this rule book, as they may be amended from time to time as provided under “Bulletins and Supplementary Regulations.”
SST Supervisory Officials – The officers, employees or agents of SST as designated herin or in a SST bulletin. SST may designate in SST bulletin additional persons as SST supervisory officials.
Stadium Super Trucks Headquarters – The principle office of SST , located at 10615 Twin Lakes Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28269.