RACE CAR SYNDICATES SWEEP-STAKES - OFFICIAL RULES


NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE NECESSARY FOR A SHARE HOLDER TO ENTER OR WIN. 

1.  PROMOTION DESCRIPTION:

The RACE CAR SYNDICATES SWEEPSTAKES (Sweepstakes) begins on the date of the sale of the 200th syndicate share and ends on date the the syndicate expires. (the Promotion Period). 

The the Sponsor of the Race Car Syndicates Sweepstakes is RCI Holdings ("The Sponsor").

A syndicate sweep-stake will be available following the purchase of a minimum of 200 syndicate shares in any one syndicate.  

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of The Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to The Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may be reached by email at info@racecarsyndicates.com during the Promotion Period. 

 

2.  ELIGIBILITY:

 

Open to all owners of race cars where such owners shares have been purchased from Race Car Syndicates (the Entrant). The Sponsor, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the Promotion Entities), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. 

 

3. PRIZES: 

 

Unless otherwise indicated, sweep-stake winners will receive £100 by bank transfer into a UK bank account of their choice.
Only one prize per share race will be awarded. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value for any reason. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. The Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. The Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

 

4. ELIGIBILITY:

 

Sweepstakes are open to each share owner who has purchased a share in a race car through Race Car Syndicates. 
They will receive an email approximately one week before the car in which they own a share competes in a race, inviting them to take part in an on line sweep stake with a minimum pay out of £100 to the winner. Owners will receive one entry per share.

5. HOW TO ENTER: 

The email will contain a URL link to a web page containing the details of the sweep-stake. 
Each sweep stake is based on the total time a car will take to complete a race.
To enter the sweep stake, the share owner must click the tick box adjacent to the time that they think the car will complete the race in. They must also enter a valid and current email address and the share certificate number for validation. 
Sweep-stake entries can be made up until midnight of the day before the race. Any entries after this time will be excluded.
Automated or robotic entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. 
Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified.
Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. 
The official race time keepers published time will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

 

5.1 WET RACES, RESTARTED RACES AND STOPPED RACES:

i)    In the event of a race being declared a ‘wet race’ by the race organiser, an average amount of extra time will be added to the listed times. This time will to be added be published on the sweep stake web page at the time of selection.

ii)    If the race is restarted, the total time will be calculated by dividing the time the car has taken to complete the re-started race by the number of laps completed from the re-start and multiplying the result by the total number of laps the race should have been run over. 

iii)    If the race is stopped before the end of the official race length, the time the car has taken to complete the number of laps completed at the time the race was stopped divided by the number of laps completed and multiplied by the official race length.

iv)    If a race is postponed, cancelled or terminated, the sweep stake will be considered void and no winner will be selected.

6. WINNER SELECTION:

 

The Winner of the Sweepstakes will be the person whose selected time is closest to the time published by the official time keeper and, where necessary, taking into account any adjustments to the time applied in accordance with point i, ii and iii above.

 

7. WINNER NOTIFICATION: 

 

The winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately 48 hours after the race. The Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by The Sponsor within WINNER ACCEPTANCE TIME-FRAME of notification. The Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.

Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively the Prize Claim Documents). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by The Sponsor.

 

8. PRIVACY: 

 

Any personal information supplied by all entrants will be subject to the privacy policy of the The Sponsor posted at www.racecarsyndicates.com/privacypolicy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant The Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.

 

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 

 

The Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, The Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and The Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes in a manner deemed fair and equitable by The Sponsor. The Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.

 

10. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES:

 

To obtain a copy of the Winner List or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Race Car Syndicates. Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than 4 weeks after the date of the race to which the sweep stake relates.