Rules & Regulations
This is a game of skill, and winners will be determined by the objective criteria set forth herein. From all eligible entries received, winners will be determined by the participant who uses their knowledge of the historical events surrounding NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, IndyCar, FIA Formula 1, 450 XS/MX, World of Outlaws Sprints and TUDOR United SportsCar racing, including relative strengths and weaknesses, to accumulate the most points during the game term as defined below. Game may not be used in any form of gambling. The Game has no affiliation with the NASCAR, IndyCar, F1, IMSA, the AMA or the World of Outlaws sanctioning bodies and does not present itself as being licensed, sanctioned, approved or controlled by those bodies.
CONTEST TERM: Entries will be accepted for free Game play beginning January 19, 2014 and ending at 12:00 Midnight MST on Friday, November 21. Starting lineups for all seven drivers, riders or sports cars must be submitted no later than 12:00 AM MST on the day of each weekend’s first race. In case of rescheduled race events, this deadline may be extended at the discretion of the commissioner. (See ‘Terms of Service’)
Using their knowledge of the history, occurrences and changes divulged from public information records related to NASCAR Sprint Cup, IZOD IndyCar, TUDOR United SportsCar, FIA Formula 1 racing, 450 SX/MX and World of Outlaws Sprint Car racing, each participant selects seven drivers, riders or spor sports cars, or some combindation, for each race weekend throughout the 2014 racing season, from end-of-January through November. Participants must select at least one driver, rider or sports car per series racing each weekend or round. Participant will earn points according to finishing position of selected drivers at conclusion of race event(s). Driver points are only awarded to the top 16 finishers per race. Points are awarded for finishing position (1st place = 160 pts., 2nd place = 150 pts., 3rd place = 140 pts, etc.), qualifying (Pole qualifier receives 55 bonus pts., 2nd-fastest receives 44 bonus points, 3rd -fastest receives 33 bonus points, 4th -fastest receives 22 bonus points, 5th-fastest receives 11 bonus points), lap leader (any driver that leads an official lap earns 22 bonus points; driver who leads the most laps earns 44 bonus points), and manufacturer (winning driver earns 55 bonus points for driving the first of that type of car, driver of the next different type of car receives 44 bonus points, driver of 3rd different type of car receives 33 bonus points, driver of 4th different type of car receives 22 bonus points, driver of 5th different type of car receives 11 bonus points; mfr points in World of Outlaws Sprint Cars are only awarded to the main event winner. Drivers, riders and sports car are only eligible for bonus points if they finish in 16th place or higher. Participant scores are the cumulative total of all registered or submitted driver’s points per week or round. Players who do not submit starters will not receive any points for that week or round. Starters cannot be edited after the deadline for any reason, including driver suspension, illness or injury, race cancellation or for any other reason.
HOW TO ENTER:
Entries can only be accepted after registration at www.nationalspeedsportnews.com/fantasy-racing/. All fields must be completed on entry form; only one registration per person. Participants will be provided with a registration link to permit access to the website and Game play. In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized password holder submitted at time of entry. The authorized password holder is defined as the living person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. After registration, participants can play the Game. Participants will use their password to enter the Members Only area to log in and change starting lineups each week and to review scores.
Game is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington DC and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico and Quebec) 18 years of age or older at time of registration (if the age of a majority in a jurisdiction is different than 18, you must be of the age of majority within your jurisdiction to be eligible to receive a prize) with a valid internet e-mail address at time of registration. Void where prohibited or restricted by law; all federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Excluded residents may play, but WILL NOT be eligible to receive any prizes. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these rules and by the decision of the judges which shall be final and binding in all respects. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted except by Game sponsor, and Game sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value in the event that an advertised prize is unavailable. All prize winners may be required to submit valid identification to Game sponsor and to execute an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release within 10 days following attempted notification. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and awarding of the prize to the entrant with the next highest score. All employees and immediate family members of Turn 3 Media LLC, MotorSportsPromos LLC, its sponsors, and advertising, production, and fulfillment agencies are not eligible for prizes. MSP and/or Game sponsor(s) are not responsible for lost, late or misdirected online entries, for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry information whether caused by a contestant, equipment, or technical malfunction or for any human error, technical error or malfunctions. Game sponsor reserves the right to halt the Game at any time during the contest period for any reason. In the event that a scheduled race is canceled or preempted for any reason, no points will be awarded for that week for drivers on the affected teams. Game sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other human or technical errors in the offer or administration of this Game, including but not limited to errors in advertising, the Official Rules, the selection and announcement of the winner or the distribution of the prizes. Game sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Game. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the game operators which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Game, sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Game. In such event, game sponsor further reserves the right to award the Grand Prize(s) to the player(s) with the most points, as of the termination date. Game sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Game sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Game.
COST TO ENTER AND PARTICIPATE:
There is NO fee to enter and participate in the Game. Membership allows the player to enter 7 (seven) starters for each of the weeks or rounds of Game play. Throughout the season, beginning prior to the first week or round of racing, and through the week prior to the last week or round of racing, players may change any or all drivers for one week or round’s play. Players must submit starting drivers each week to earn points. Players must start at least one driver per series scheduled. Driver registration/lineups can be made prior to 12:00 AM MST (Arizona) on the day of each weekend’s first race.
Should a tie exist between two or more entrants for prizes the winner will be determined as the player or participant who has the higher cumulative score from all previous rounds of play per game season. If a tie persists, the team with the highest score for the round previous to that will be declared the winner, and so on, and so on, until a winner is determined. If the tie cannot be broken by previous round results, the player with the earliest registration date will be determined as the winner.
GAME OPERATORS: The game is an official Fantasy Motorsports Franchise League™ game operated by MotorSportsPromos LLC, P.O. Box 12523, Tempe, Arizona 85284.
DISCLAIMERS; LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY; DISQUALIFICATION:
No damage, loss, injury or responsibility is assumed by Turn 3 Media LLC, National Speed Sport News, or any subsidiary and/or affiliated company of any of the foregoing (collectively, the Released Parties) for any of the following: 1) Incomplete, late, lost, damaged or misdirected entries; 2) Any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Game; 3) any computer malfunction, bug, error, virus, or any other technical malfunction and/or problem; or 4) any use of the prizes. By participating in the Game, you (and if you are a minor, your legal guardians or parents) release and agree to hold harmless the released parties from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Game (including the software associated with it) or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries and losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Turn 3 Media LLC, National Speed Sport News, reserves the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Turn 3 Media LLC, National Speed Sport News, in asserting any available defenses. IF YOU ARE A MINOR, YOUR LEGAL GUARDIANS OR PARENTS FURTHER AGREE TO INDEMNIFY EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES DESCRIBED IN THE PRECEEDING TEXT WHICH MAY BE SUFFERED BY YOU. Game sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Game; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PLAYER / PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, GAME SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
TERMS OF SERVICE:
Game sponsor will act as League Commissioner and as such will retain the right as final authority on all matters relating to the Game. League Commissioner will have the power to rule on all aspects of the Game including, but not limited to: League business, registered drivers, infractions of the rules and disputes among players/participants. The decisions of the Commissioner shall be final and irreversible. Use of this site constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions, which take effect on the date you first use this site. Game sponsor reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without notice and will post all changes online. You accept sole responsibility for reviewing information posted online in order to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this site after any and all changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of this agreement as modified by the posted changes.
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