No Star Bash 2015 - Drifting, camping, and bashing.
Gingerman Raceway, South Haven, MI May 9-10 Register Today!


About No Star Bash

10 years of Drift Indy brings the fourth annual No Star Bash event to South Haven, Michigan on May 9-10

Facility:
Gingerman Raceway
61414 County Road 388
South Haven, MI 49090

Gingerman, Gingerman, Gingerman! For 2015, we will be making our way to the Pure state of Michigan and visiting the 1.88 mile 11 turn road course at Gingerman Raceway.

The facility is located in the lakeshore town of South Haven in southwestern Michigan. GingerMan rests on more than 300 acres of land which includes sprawling areas of shaded woods, plenty of paddock space, nice bathrooms with showers and a lake, and an amazing road course for perfect speeds and hot lapping action for this years bash.

Driver Registration - Information - Pricing:

Technical Inspection:
Drift Indy Tech Information

Registration (Drivers Only): Drivers Cap 60

Driver Early Registration (Ends February 28th at 11: 59PM EST)
2 Day: $225 (Includes Camping)

Driver Registration (Ends May 1st at 11: 59PM EST)
2 Day: $275 (Includes Camping)
1 Day: $175 (Includes Camping)

Spectators (Cash Only):
1 Day Pass: $20.00 (NO PASS OUTS)
2 Day Pass: $25.00 (Includes Camping)

Read Before Registering:
NO REFUNDS, TRANSFERS, OR SELLING OF SPOTS ALLOWED. REGISTER WITH CARE. BY REGISTERING YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW ALL DRIFT INDY RULES, PLEASE READ.

Register Here!

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Schedule

Saturday
6:00am – gates open - tech open
9:00am – drivers mandatory meeting
9:30am – drifting starts
10:00am – spectator gates open
5:00pm – drifting stops

Sunday
7:00am – gates open - tech open
8:00am – drivers mandatory meeting
9:00am – drifting starts - open track
11:00am – drifting stops
11:00am - spectator gates open
12:00pm – drifting starts
5:00pm – drifting stops

Schedule is subject to change without notice during the event. Arrive on time, any drivers that do not make drivers mandatory meeting will not be allowed on track and will not receive any refund.


Rules/Tech

Attire for all staff, drivers, riders and media:
Closed toed shoes and long pants.

Applies to ALL staff, drivers, riders, spectators, and media:
The use of any narcotic, controlled substance, performanceenhancement drugs, and/or recreational drugs, as defined by federal and/or state law, by any participant, is expressly prohibited, even if prescribed by a licensed physician. Consumption of alcoholic beverages shall not commence until all official functions of a specific series or event have been completed.

Failure to abide by stated rules will result in removal from venue without refund.

    Regarding Drivers:
    Things to check before allowing a driver to run the track:
  • Driver must have on the appropriate driver’s color/design wristband. Any person(s) without a driver’s wristband is not allowed to drift the course.
  • DOT approved helmet is on and fastened.
  • Seat belt fastened and seats must be securely and properly mounted
  • Appropriate tire pressure
  • No leaking or excessive fluids
  • No loose items inside the vehicle
  • No loose engine or suspension parts
  • Firm brake pedal
  • Working brake lamp is required
  • Night/rainy events will require working parking and head lights
  • The windshield may not have major defects and be clear for the driver to see through
  • Battery must be secured and all positive terminals covered
  • A coolant overflow tank is required
  • All lug nuts must be installed and engage a minimum of 4 threads of the wheel studs
  • Convertible cars must have roll over protection
  • Drivers are to maintain a 5mph speed limit in all pit and nonhot course areas
  • No passengers during nondesignated ride along times unless it is an instructor. no girlfriends, no boyfriends, no staff members who are not instructors.
  • All body parts (arms, hands, feet, etc) must remain inside the vehicle at all times.

  • Tandem:
  • Advanced Drivers Only
  • All participants must agree to tandem
  • Roll cage is required, minimum of 4pt cage w/door bars
  • Arm restraints, window nets, or windows up during tandem are required
  • Helmet must be Snell Memorial Foundation – SA2005, SA2010
  • Failure to abide by stated rules will result in removal from venue without refund.

    Regarding Media:
  • Anyone who has media privileges (inc. assistants) must have a media pass
  • All media who are on the track must have a spotter
  • If a media person has assistant(s), but did not request a Media Pass for them, the assistant(s) are not allowed in hot areas. They may ask a staff member who are willing and available. Staff members’ priorities are what is needed to run the event and not assisting media. Therefore if there is assistance needed elsewhere, the media that needs an extra hand is S.O.L.
  • If media puts themselves, drivers, and/or bystanders at risk and repeatedly continue to put others at risk after being warn, privileges will be revoked from them and their assistants/crew/company

  • Regarding Ride alongs
  • Ride alongs are allowed during designated time(s), which are announced during the driver’s meeting
  • All passengers who wish to Ride along must attend driver’s meetings.
  • DOT approved helmet must be worn and fastened at all times along with closed toed shoes and long pants
  • All body parts (arms, hands, feet, etc) must remain inside the vehicle at all times
  • When Cold Track is announced, it means to hold the start, do not let drivers drive until track is announced Hot
  • Failure to abide by stated rules will result in removal of ride privilege without refund

  • When on the track:
  • SPECTATORS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE TRACK. Only drivers, staff and media with a pass
  • All body parts (arms, hands, feet, etc) must remain inside the vehicle at all times
  • If the vehicle fails on the course, do not attempt to figure out and fix the problem on the track. If needed, push it back into the pits
  • When the designated drifting course has ended, do not attempt to drive aggressively thereafter
  • Media are only allowed to stand on the insides of turns, not the outsides. FAILURE TO COMPLY TO ABOVE RULES WILL RESULT IN REMOVAL FROM VENUE

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Track

Address:
Gingerman Raceway
61414 County Road 388
South Haven, MI 49090

Local Info:
The GingerMan is located in the appealing lakeshore town of South Haven, Michigan. Rather than spending your trip to the track in isolation visitors are just six miles away from the beach, boutiques, events and dining that are common to any beachside community. About Gingerman

Lodging:
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites in South Haven provides a special rate for events going on at #GMR
Address: 1741 Phoenix Road, South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: (269) 637-8800

Camping:
Camping will be allowed overnight for everyone that purchases a two-day wristband and overnight security will be provided for this years bash. There will be a designated area for tents and parking.

  • Designated wristband will be needed with signature of waiver, which will allow for overnight camping.
  • No Glass Bottles/Containers at venue
  • Grills (Propane Only) – Designated locations at venue.
  • RV’s and Motorhomes are allowed ($20.00 Venue Plug In Charge)
  • Showers are provided, bring your own towels.
  • PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELF OR ELSE!