REQUEST FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS
Media Credentials will be issued by the Castrol Raceway office on a per event basis. Please place request with the Castrol Raceway office firstname.lastname@example.org a minimum of 1 week prior to requested event date. Multiple dates may be requested at one time.
Please submit the following information to request Media/Photographer Accreditation:
MEDIA TYPE (PRINT/TV/RADIO/WEB):
HOW WILL PHOTOS/VIDEOS BE USED:
WILL THE PHOTOS/VIDEOS BE RESOLD:
TRACK/EVENT ACCESS REQUEST (EVENT/DRAG/OVAL/ROAD COURSE/MOTOCROSS):
Media Credential will be held at the Competitor Gate Entry for Pick-up on day of event.
Media personnel MUST check-in and sign Waiver of Liability upon entry.
Media personnel MUST check-in with on-site Track Operator upon entry:
Colin Huggins, GM 780-975-6089
Kimberly Reeves 780-699-9534
IHRA Rocky Mountain Nationals
All Rocky Mountain Nationals Media Credentials will be considered (both Castrol Raceway & IHRA) and issued at the Pre-Event Media Mixer; must be in attendance for consideration.
Thursday, July 14 4pm-7pm
Blackjacks Roadhouse, Nisku, AB
All approved IHRA Media personnel MUST check-in with Site IHRA Coordinator upon entry to facility- located at Media Room, 2nd Floor Drag Tower.
If you cannot attend Media Mixer for any reason, please contact Kimberly@castrolraceway.com no later than 1 week prior to event. CREDENTAILS WILL NOT BE ISSUED ON EVENT DAY
CASTROL RACEWAY EVENT PHOTO & VIDEO GUIDLINES
Castrol Raceway has exclusive event photo and video agreements with Vendors to exclusively sell photos to Racers and fans. No other person may sell or give-away photos and/or videos; including printed, online or social media images.
Preference is given to photographers with “professional grade” equipment and significant experience shooting motorsports, and photographers associated with credentialed media.
Internet sites will only be considered if they cover motorsports on a regular basis and are consistently updated with news and features, or are local or tourism-based sites for area in which the event is hosted. Websites must be free from profanity and offensive language.
High resolution images may be printed or posted online only if they are included with comprehensive editorial. Any other website or social media images posted online may not exceed 800 pixels in size.
Castrol Raceway will request specific event images which must be provided in high resolution digital form no later than 5 days following event. We may request at anytime a copy of any print material that contains your event photography. Provided images should not be watermarked, and proper photo credit will be given if used.
The issue of restricted area wristbands and/or vest is not transferable and must be work in plain view at all times. Your photo credentials badge is not transferable; you may not give or loan your photo credentials badge to another person for any reason.
The official release and waiver of liability must be signed to receive a restricted photo/video access.
Each Venue (Drag, Road Course, and Oval) has specific approved Photo/video designated areas; please see Castrol Raceway Management for specific parameters. Photographers are not permitted in the “hot” Zones or on the racing surface at ANY time.
All Photographers MUST act professionally at all times, refrain from interfering with competition and follow all instructions given by event staff or run the risk of being removed from the Venue
Race cars, Crew, and Castrol Raceway Staff and Management have the right of way at all times.
If you have been issued a Castrol Raceway Event photo credentials, you have a limited, nonexclusive, opportunity to take and use photographs of the Event as long as such use does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship relationship between a third party and Castrol Raceway, Race participants, and/or Castrol Raceway’s partners and supporters.
Credentials and permission to take photos and video and will be granted on a case-by-case basis. Requests for permission must include sufficient information to evaluate the request.
Castrol Raceway reserves the right to grant or take away photography and/or video access at any event for any reason at any time. Failure to follow these rules can and will result in immediate loss of restricted access credentials.
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