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Wolfpack Hustle Long Beach Criterium



It’s not too late to make it to this weekend’s Wolfpack Hustle Long Beach Criterium !

THE RULES

RULES subject to change up to one day prior to event check back often.

Riders in each category will qualify in group / team based sessions to compete individually in the Finale 24 lap race.

First place Mens / Womens / Fixed Gear / Free-Wheel will receive Wolfpack Hustle Dog Tags.

Podium finishers in each category will receive points in the series and free entry to Race #3 Civic

Center Crit 2. Prime laps will be announced prior to race. Lapped riders will be pulled.

GROUP UP / TEAM UP.

We encourage teamwork. We think it reduces collisions. If you don’t have a team, form one with friends and have fun with the name too.

Hash tag #ShortlineCrit on Instagram. Show us how you’re training.

QUALIFIERS

  • Athlete check-in opens 1PM
  • All registered riders will be divided into qualifier sessions of groups of 20-30
  • Finale Races and Qualifying Sessions will be separated by 4 categories – Men’s Road – Men’s Track (brakeless) – Women’s Road – Women’s Track (brakeless)
  • Qualifiers begin at 3PM please check the race day schedule for your precise time.
  • Riders not on organized teams are encouraged to collaborate with others to form impromtu groups when signing up
  • Lap times recorded using timing chips
  • At scheduled session time, riders must cue up, and enter pit lane from from the Herbalife 24 Athlete Zone
  • Groups and riders must be present at scheduled session start or risk DQ
  • Groups will be timed during “4 lap” sessions
  • Session Lap 1 is relaxed and will not be timed
  • Riders spin up to timed laps 2 3 and 4
  • Best individual lap time is counted against entire category field
  • Fastest 40 riders in each category will advance to finalé races
  • Drafting is allowed
  • “Slingshotting” pushing, or physically assisting another rider is NOT allowed
  • Blocking during qualifiers is not allowed

FINALE:

  • Starting grid will be ranked according to qualifying times (In the event of a tie, next fastest lap will be compared)
  • NO FREE LAP RULE FOR CRASHES, MECHANICALS OR OTHERWISE
  • RIDERS  FALLING OFF PELOTON ARE PULLED
  • IF BREAK AWAY APPROACHES PELOTON THEN “2 TO GO” IS DECLARED FOR PELOTON
  • JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL
  • Prime laps announced before race on race day
  • Riders seen crashing others out or riding “dangerously” as determined by course marshals will be DQ’d as authorized by race officials

EQUIPMENT

BULL HORNS / TT Bars are NOT ALLOWED

TRACK category is BRAKELESS FIXED

Rider must use same general equipment in finale race as in qualifiers

HERBALIFE 24 ATHLETE ZONE

Athlete check-in / Warm up Area / Trainers / Bag Check

RISK / WAIVER / INSURANCE

Competitive cycling is inherently dangerous. We love our people and our athletes. We want you to be safe.

We are a proud member of American Bike Racing.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE 1pm ATHLETE CHECK IN 3PM GROUP QUALIFIER SESSIONS

ATHLETES CHECK YOUR SPECIFIC CALL TIMES HERE

7pm FINALS – MAIN EVENT
 

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