Fan Info - INDYCAR 101 - Rulebook - Chapter 3: Sanctions

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3.1 Promotion of Races

INDYCAR will sanction Races with an Event Promoter through an Event Agreement. The Event Agreement contains additional terms regarding the Race, such as those relating to postponement dates.

3.2 Event Promoter Responsibilities

3.2.1. Event Promoters shall be responsible for designated operations including for example and without limitation responsibility for obtaining and providing, at the Event Promoter's expense, insurance as required by the Event Agreement, safety precautions, services and vehicles for Competitors and spectators including medical/rescue personnel, equipment, transportation and facilities (such as ambulances, air medical helicopters and examination facilities and equipment); physical condition of the Track; spectator control; and fire protection, all to meet or exceed the minimum requirements provided by INDYCAR and where applicable, the ASN.

3.2.2. INDYCAR shall not be responsible or in any manner liable for any of the Event Promoter's responsibilities under the Event Agreement or the Rules even if the Event Promoter fails or refuses to perform such functions, duties and responsibilities, in whole or in part, or if INDYCAR voluntarily assumes performance of any or all of the Event Promoter's specific functions, duties and responsibilities.

3.2.3. Members acknowledge that INDYCAR has the right to place additional regulations into effect if, in the discretion of INDYCAR and/or an Event Promoter, such additional regulations become desirable.

3.2.4. INDYCAR may require the Event Promoter to use, in compliance with local regulations and/or FIA requirements, medical/rescue personnel and equipment acceptable to INDYCAR to provide Members with assessment and treatment of emergency medical conditions.