Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of using RACERS Accreditation ?

RACERS provides many benefits for EVENT MANAGERS and MOTORSPORT PARTICIPANTS

RACERS is the short name for Recreation And Competitive Events Resources & Services Pty Ltd.

What makes RACERS unique?

  • It is the only organisation in Australia that provides event and competitor accreditation along with the required insurances for all aspects of motorsport and recreational activities for both tar sealed and dirt tracks for both two and four wheeled events.
  • It is the only national motorcycle accrediting agency with APRA approved Public Liability and Private Accident cover.
  • The comprehensive package of insurance cover is under-written by the world’s largest supplier of insurance to motorsports SLE.
  • RACERS agreed package of insurances is renewed in a three-year cycle. 
  • It is the only “one stop shop” for all types of recreational and competitive activities that use wheels – including human powered and electric vehicles.
  • With its event delivery arm, Track Action Pty Ltd, RACERS provides the best in class support for small club events and a  national events team that has successfully delivered more top level National Championship Events, in more disciplines, for more years, than any organisation with the exception of Supercars.

RACERS has:

  • Been actively accrediting motorised recreation and sporting activities since 2001
  • The national distribution rights to world class electronics for event control and timing.
  • Deployed safety-first procedures and event control mechanisms from US and European sources and training for our Event Providers on how to use them.
  • Recognition from the US SFI as a sanctioning authority
  • Developed, crash tested and deployed life-saving and injury minimising trackside structures.
  • Developed and deployed a Code of Conduct with defined transgressions and penalties for misconduct during and event.
  • Access to world’s best venue designers and businesslike track designers
  • Provides APRA approved Product & Public Liability Insurance for most disciplines of motorised activities for up to $50,000,000 – it uniquely covers people on the way to and from an event as well as participant to participant claims – nationally.

RACERS provides:

  • The unique opportunity for clubs and entrepreneurs to readily become Event Providers and create their own motorsport related businesses.
  • The ability to build turn key tourism for an area by combining social and structured recreational activities under one banner to make special regional events
  • Specially designed “early introduction” products for children and multi-generation family events like pocket bikes and the Notta Grand Prix.
  • Participation for customers from all of the “silos” unlike AASA, CAMS, ANDRA, MA etc. which focus on one specific area.
  • Delivers the widest variety of 2 and 4-wheel activity, Happy Laps, Ride Days, Drag Racing, Drifting, Circuit Racing, Burn-outs Cruising, and Concourse. NO other organisation can offer this versatility.
  • Participation for Push Bikes, Motorbikes both Tar and dirt, Go Karts, Cars, even motor mower racing - are all included in the RACERS event profiles and can participate in the same event!
  • A seamless growth path for our customers from Road User to Pro-Racer with local, state & National series to choose from.

RACERS demographics:

  • Turnover of $1,000,000 p.a.
  • More than 9,500 active licence holders from all disciplines and states of Australia - today
  • Accredits more than 900 events, from Small Wheel Sundays to National Championships, across Australia; every year.
  • Access to several hundred volunteers and both professional and volunteer officials nationally through various organisations that RACERS has built ongoing relationships with to deliver activities within events.
  • Provision of professional event managers, commentary teams and Time Keepers.

RACERS Event Accreditation provides Publicity Liability Insurance for Event Manager and Venues and a RACERS Licence provides Personal Accident Cover for Motorsport participants.

Details of the cover provided are available on the RACERS website DOCUMENTATION

How do I apply for RACERS Event Accreditation ?

If your event is at a RACERS accredited venue simply complete the “Application for Organising a RACE or NON RACE Event Accreditation” form available on the website DOCUMENTATION

A list of RACERS accredited venues is available on the website racers.world “Insurance Certificate of Currency”

If your venue does not have RACERS accreditation – Contact RACERS at admin@racers.world or by phoning the Manager on 0459 775 688 to arrange a track inspection and feedback on the conditions required to accredit your Event at that venue.

What does a RACERS Licence cost ?

A Clubman licence is $20 for a day or an event OR $ 65 per annum

A National Racing licence is $ 60 for a day or an event or $ 250 per annum

An annual Clubman licence can be upgraded within 30 days to a National Racing Licence for $ 185

How do I apply for a RACERS licence ?

On-line via the website racers.world LICENCES & EVENT ENTRY – Create an identity for yourself or enter the system using your RACERS licence number OR email address AND your password.

OR

By completing an “Application & Contract for Licence To Participate” – Forms are available on the racers.world website DOCUMENTATION, from your Event Manager or from Administration at the venue.

To apply for a National RACERS Licence:-

  • Applicants are required to participate in two events prior to arranging for an Observation and Testing. e.g.: 2 Sprints OR 2 General Practices OR 1 Sprint and 1 General Practice.
  • Once the applicant has completed the two prior events they make arrangements with the Event Manager or their approved delegate to be observed at a General Practice or Sprint meeting and to complete a written TEST.

The Procedure for “Issuing a National Licence: and details of the “National Licence Test” are available on the website racers.world DOCUMENTATION

How do I apply for a RACERS National licence ?

To apply for a National RACERS Licence:-

  • Applicants are required to participate in two events prior to arranging for an Observation and Testing. e.g.: 2 Sprints OR 2 General Practices OR 1 Sprint and 1 General Practice.
  • Once the applicant has completed the two prior events they make arrangements with the Event Manager or their approved delegate to be observed at a General Practice or Sprint meeting and to complete a written TEST.

The Procedure for “Issuing a National Licence: and details of the “National Licence Test” are available on the website racers.world DOCUMENTATION

How do I renew my existing RACERS licence ?

You will be notified via email when your licence is due for renewal.  RACERS licences can be renewed :

On-line via the website racers.world LICENCES & EVENT ENTRY – Enter the system using your RACERS licence number OR email address AND your password.

By completing an “Application & Contract for Licence To Participate” – Forms are available on the racers.world website DOCUMENTATION, from your Event Manager or from Administration at any RACERS accredited event. 

Is there a RACERS APP ?

We are pleased to announce the development of a RACERS APP that enables customers to purchase a RACERS licence, view the event calendar and enter events from their smart phone, android or tablet.

A popular feature also enables you to attach an identification photo and view your RACERS licence with one touch of the APP thereby eliminating the need to carry a plastic licence card and a second form of identification when you participate in events.

The Apple APP can be downloaded via :- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/racers/id1382510261?ls=1&mt=8

Or by searching RACERS licencing within the Apple iTunes store.

The Android (Google Play) app link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=world.racers Or by searching RACERS licencing within Google Play

Should you have any queries or require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us at :- RACERS 0459 775 688

NOTE : Everyone is encouraged to purchase their licence prior to the event to save time and avoid waiting in a queue on the day.

Where can I use my RACERS licence ?

A RACERS licence enables you to participate in a wide variety of motorsport events throughout Australia such as :-

  • Specially designed “early introduction” products for children and multi-generation family events like pocket bikes and the Notta Grand Prix.
  • Participation for customers from all the “silos” unlike AASA, CAMS, ANDRA, MA etc. which focus on one specific area.
  • Delivers the widest variety of 2 and 4-wheel activity, Happy Laps, Ride Days, Drag Racing, Drifting, Circuit Racing, Burn-outs Cruising, and Concourse. NO other organisation can offer this versatility.
  • Participation for Push Bikes, Motorbikes both Tar and dirt, Go Karts, Cars, even motor mower racing - are all included in the RACERS event profiles and can participate in the same event!
  • A seamless growth path for our customers from Road User to Pro-Racer with local, state & National series to choose from.

Details of events are available on the website racers.world CALENDAR and you are also able to enter events via this calendar.

Is there a Calendar of RACERS accredited events ?

Details of RACERS accredited events are available on the website racers.world CALENDAR and you are also able to enter events via this calendar.