KELAB my-KART SELANGOR
MINUTES OF GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING
Date : 15th December 2007
Time : 6.00 PM
Venue : City Karting, Shah Alam
Mohamed Yusnee Rahmat Yusof
Shahrul Azlan Ariffin
Gnow chui Luen
Ng Wei Li
1. Agenda for the meeting. Shahrul Azlan outlined the agenda for the meeting as follows:
1.1 Overview of the proposed K1 series for 2008
1.2 Discuss the eligibility for participation in the new K1 series.
1.3 Agreed that technical issues for the K1 series, such as kart set up & ballast, to be excluded from this meeting
1.4 Any other business
2. Overview of the K1 series
2.1 The K1 series will use the new 125cc CRG/PRD karts from City Karting.
2.2 There will be 10 rounds of K1 in 2008. The K1 series will commence from round 1 of the 2008 season, currently planned for 12th January 2008.
2.3. The K1 series will be the highest tier offer from Kelab my-KART Selangor, and a step closer to competitive racing at 125cc level or other higher forms of motorsports.
2.4 The cost of participation is RM190 per round for eligible participants.
2.5 The key difference will be the liability for any damage to the karts.
2.5.1 Participants are liable to pay up to RM600 in damages to their karts.
2.5.2 Inspection of damages to be done post-incident and damage costs agreed on the spot.
2.5.3 Kelab my-KART Selangor will not be liable for any damage caused by participants.
3.0 Eligibility to participate in the K1 Series. The following criteria have been agreed:
3.1 The K1 series is open to paid up members of Kelab my-KART Selangor only. Participants must show a valid Kelab my-KART Selangor Membership Card with the the experience level up to "K1" (black colour).
3.2 Participants must pay a refundable deposit of RM600 prior to joining a K1 event.
3.2.1 Any cost of damages will be deducted from this deposit.
3.2.2 Participants must "top up" the deposit back up to RM600, prior to each K1 event.
3.2.3. The deposit will be refunded only at the end of each K1 season.
3.3 Participants must demonstrate sufficient experience in running or racing karts at 100cc or 125 cc level. "Chicken Wing sessions" may be used to assess skills at the 100cc or 125cc level.
3.4 Participants must have a good safety record.
3.5 Eligibility to participate in the K1 series to be officially signed off by the General Committee.
4.0 The proposed eligibility criteria was tested against the following scenario:
4.1.1 Refers to karters who have participated in my-KART events in the past, but who may have not participated in club events in the preceding year or more.
4.1.2 The eligibility criteria will apply.
4.1.3 Approval from General Committee required before inclusion as a K1 participant.
4.2 "Talented Outsiders".
4.2.1 Includes karters who have never joined my-KART events at all, but who may have participated in recognised external events, such as AAM sanctioned events.
4.2.2 Includes owners of private 100cc or 125 cc karts.
4.2.3 The eligibility criteria will apply.
4.2.4 Approval from General Committee required before inclusion as a K1 participant.
4.3 "Invited Guests"
4.3.1 Includes experienced karters, usually known personalities in the motorsports fraternity, who may from time to time, be invited by Kelab my-KART Selangor to participate in K1 level events for promotional purposes.
4.3.2. The eligibility criteria will not apply, because these karters will only be allowed to participate in the K1 event on a "once-off" basis.
4.4.1 This refers to Kelab my-KART Selangor K3 Members, who have not participated in K2 events, but wish to participate in K1 events.
4.4.2 The eligility criteria will apply. (Hence in a case where the K3 member has no experience with 100 or 125 cc karts, the member will not be eligible for participation in the K1 series).
4.4.3 Approval from General Committee required before inclusion as a K1 participant.
5.0 Demerit System
5.1 The club will implement a "demerit" system.
5.2 Incidents involving K1 participants will be recorded. Incidents to be recorded against the K1 participant will include cases where the K1 participant was involved in some or all of the following: caused an accident, caused damage to their own kart, caused damage to other karts, or caused an injury.
5.3 The General Committee reserves the right to ban the participant from future K1 events.
5.4 The General Committee reserves the right to change the participant's membership status, or even revoke membership in serious cases.
6.0 Any other business
6.1 Chicken Wing Sessions
6.1.1 These refer to ad-hoc karting sessions that will be run for the purpose of evaluating the skills and behaviour of karter.
6.1.2 Proposal for these sessions to be run by a minimum of 1 Club Committee member, and 1 senior karter with minimum 100cc experience.
6.1.3 Details of these sessions to be formalised in a separate meeting.
6.2 Price increase by City Karting
6.2.1 City Karting proposes to raise cost of the 80cc and 100cc series by RM10 each. Consequently, cost to my-KART members and non-members will rise by the same amount.
6.2.2 The price increase has not been accepted, and a meeting will be sought with City Karting to understand and maybe avoid the need for a price increase.
The meeting was adjourned at 7.30 pm.
Kelab my-KART Selangor
Shahrul Azlan Ariffin
Fazlur Rahman Zainuddin