Follow Vehicle Information P#1

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General Information

All follow vehicle personnel are required to read and abide by the rules as specified by Chapter 5 of the Rule Book. The following is a short form reminder to be read by ALL FV Crew members.

2020 Follow Vehicle Check-In and Follow Vehicle Staging

Follow Vehicles will report to FV Check-in north of Baker along Highway 127 at Mile Post 21.5 no later than 1-hour prior to their team’s Start Time.  Your first runner will NOT be allowed to start until FV crew has checked in, turned in the FV Check List and received any last minute instructions from the Officer in Charge.  Baker to Vegas Motors will then escort each flight of FV to Follow Vehicle Staging. 

Follow Vehicle Staging is located approximately 6-miles north of FV Check-in.  The escort detail will take FV past the Start line.  Volunteer officials at Staging will instruct FV to park on the dirt shoulder to await their runner.  One person must remain with the vehicle to monitor the FRS Radio.  FV Staging official will announce approaching team numbers so FV can prepare to merge with their runner.

The First runner will not have a FV for the first 3-miles.  They will have race motors assisting with traffic control.  Water Stations are located every mile so you runner can remain hydrated.  Your task will now be to continue keeping the runner supplied with water.

Amber Rotating / Strobe Light

All Follow Vehicles shall be equipped with an Amber Light {Rotating or Strobe} mounted on top of the vehicle so as to be visible for 360 degrees. It is advisable to carry a spare. If your light fails while on the course, replace it or use your 4 way flashers.

FRS Radios Required

It is mandatory that the Follow Vehicle Driver shall monitor (Using Ear Buds) the FRS Radio at all times. Race Motors, other Follow Vehicles and Race Officials may cite you for failure to respond to a call to your vehicle. It is mandatory that you have a set of spare batteries for your radio.

5 Minute penalty for each occurrence of Not Responding to Radio Calls.

Sound Systems

Vehicle Sound Systems Are Allowed On The Course!

Runners may wear personal sound systems from the Start Line to Stage 18. Runners are prohibited from ANY sound device from Stage 18 to the Finish line. This is a safety issue and will be strictly enforced.

15 minute penalty for each occurrence of sound systems violation

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