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LICENSE: A racing license is not required. However drivers must present evidence of experience in the form of one of the following:
A). A current competition license issued by the FIA or an ACCUS member (SCCA, etc.).
B). Evidence of the satisfactory completion of a full course in competition driving from a recognized driving school (Jim Russell; Bondurant; Barber; Roos; SCCA; etc.) and a resume of experience.
C). A resume of experience listing previous races and vintage events run, types of cars driven, licenses held in the past, current vintage licenses and driving record.
MEDICAL EXAM: All drivers are required to have completed a specified medical examination once every two years if under 60 years old and every 14 months if 60 and older. Examinations and medical cards for drivers who have not reached their 58thbirthday will expire two years from the date of examination. For drivers 58 and over, examinations and medical cards will expire upon the driver’s 60th birthday or one year from the date of examination whichever is longer. Medical cards will be issued upon receipt of your completed original physical form. *Any change in your physical condition or medical history invalidates your card and must be reported by letter to this office before entry in any race event. After the age of 50 only the HMSA or an approved exam form will be accepted. Original medical form must be submitted, do not send photo copy.
LOG BOOKS: Each car shall have a log book (properly filled in and maintained) to be presented at tech inspection for each event and retained with the car at all times. Log books must be presented at technical inspection. A vehicle logbook application is available on the HMSA website: www.hmsausa.com. HMSA membership is required to obtain a HMSA logbook.
HELMETS: All drivers must wear an approved automobile racing helmet. All helmets must have be SA2005 or later and display a 2005 (or later) Snell Foundation or equivalent (Snell Foundation SAH2010, FIA standard 8860-2004 or later, or British Standards Institute BS6658-85 type A/FR) safety sticker inside.
HEAD & NECK RESTRAINT: If a device is used it must be properly installed according to the manufacture’s instructions. A “horse collar” is recommended.
CLOTHES: All drivers must wear a driving suit made of approved fire resistant material (Nomex, Kynol, etc.) in single or double layers and full length underwear and socks of fire resistant material. It is not required to wear underwear with suits of three or more layers. One piece suits are required.
GLOVES & SHOES: All drivers must wear gloves of fire resistant material (Nomex) or leather (without holes). Shoes must be of fire resistant material or leather on top. Racing shoes are strongly recommended.
GOGGLES: Goggles or a protective face shield must be worn in open cars. Non-breakable glasses or face shield are strongly recommended in closed cars.
BALACLAVA: A Balaclava is required for those with facial hair or long hair.
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