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(iv) (v)

G5-2-4(e) (i) (ii)

G5-2-4(f) (i) (ii) G5-2-4(g) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) G5-2-5

Catch Gate A swinging gate will cover gaps in the wire rope and safety netting fences. (a) Height: Will begin no more than 200mm above the pit gate, and extend at least 2m above the pit gate. (b) Location: Will be in line with the wire rope fence. (c) Construction: Will be of approved construction, with a maximum hole size of 115cm2. Mechanism All structures detailed above will be suitably locked in position while practice or racing is in progress. No Go Area A no go area for all personnel will be roped off behind the pit gate while practice or racing is in progress. The no go area is to be either 2.5m or the length of the arc of the pit gate, whichever is longer. CROWD CONTROL BARRIER Where spectators stand at track level a substantial pipe or post and a rail or similar Crowd Control barrier will be erected at least 2.5m outside of the safety netting fence. Where the wall is back-filled and spectators stand at least 1m above the track level, an adequate standalone Crowd Control barrier will be erected at least 600 mm outside the safety netting fence. CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE All structures will be built and maintained to the satisfaction of the Track Inspector. After due application under Rule G5-5, the Directors can alter or amend these minimum requirements. MOTORCYCLE ONLY TRACKS Solo and Sidecar tracks may be enclosed by a wooden safety fence and pit gate. Minimum height of wooden safety fence is 1 metre, measured from the track surface. Minimum thickness is 76 mm, with vertical posts spaced not more than 2.5m centre to centre, suitable for the protection of the public. If the fence is a smooth panelled or horizontal timbered fence, with horizontal timbers a minimum of 300mm x 76 mm, then a skid board is not required. Where required, a 300mm x 50mm skid board must be firmly affixed to the structure of the fence at approximately hub height of competing vehicles. A crowd control barrier will encircle the fence as per rule G52-4(e). All structures will be built and maintained to the satisfaction of the Track Inspector. Pole Lines Inside or pole line to be clearly defined as to not constitute a hazard to competitors and shall remain clearly visible to competitors during the complete meeting. It shall not be more than 100mm above infield, nor shall it be more than 100mm above racing surface. Where infields are higher than polelines, the infield should be angled back in such a manner as not to

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