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2004 Regulations

The 2004 Stoneguard Scholar Monoposto Championship

Championship Regulations

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SPORTING REGULATIONS - GENERAL

1.1 Title & Jurisdiction:

The Mono Championship is organised and administered by the Monoposto Racing Club (MRC) in accordance with the General Championship Prescriptions of the Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association (MSA) and these Championship Regulations.

MSA Championship Permit No.CHR04… Race Status: Nat.B., MSA Championship Grade: C/D.

1.2 Officials:

1.2.1. Championship Co-ordinator: Mrs Mary Cox.

1.2.2. Eligibility Scrutineer:John Atkinson (nominated by BRSCC scrutineering team).

1.2.3. Championship Stewards: Ray Dackombe, Alan Putt, Jock Gardner.

1.3 Competitor Eligibility:

1.3.1. Entrants must be fully paid up valid membership card holding members of the MRC and in possession of a valid 2004 MSA Entrants Licence.

1.3.2. Drivers and Entrant/Drivers must be fully paid up valid membership card holding members of the MRC, be Registered for the Championship and be in possession of valid MSA Competition (Racing) National B Licence minimum or a valid race licence and medical issued by the ASN of a member country of the European Union. (E2.21.4).

1.3.3. All necessary documentation must be presented for checking at all rounds when signing-on.

1.4 Registration:

1.4.1. All drivers must register as competitors for the Championship by returning the Registration Form with the Registration Fee to the Co-ordinator prior to the Final Closing date for the first round being entered.

1.4.2. The Registration Fee is £90 inclusive of Membership made payable to Monoposto Racing Club.

1.4.3. Registrations will be accepted from 1st January 2004 until 15th November 2004.

1.4.4. Registration numbers will be the permanent numbers for the Championship.

1.5 Championship Rounds:

The Mono Championship will be contested over a maximum of 15 rounds as follows:

1.6 Scoring:

1.6.1. Points will be awarded in each class to Competitors listed as classified finishers in the Final Results as follows:

1st = 15, 2nd = 12, 3rd = 10, 4th = 9, 5th = 8, 6th = 7, 7th = 6, 8th = 5, 9th = 4, 10th = 3, 11th = 2 points.

Every other place = 1 point. Fastest lap 1 point (should more than one competitor get equal fastest lap 1 point will be awarded to each).

1.6.2. The totals from 10 qualifying rounds will determine final Championship points and positions.

1.6.3. Ties shall be resolved using the formula in Appendix J 3.4 of the 2004 MSA Yearbook.

1.7 Awards:

1.7.1. All awards are to be provided by the MRC or race organising club.

1.7.2. Per Round: As provided by race organising club or MRC.

1.7.3. Championship: In each class a trophy to the Champion, Runner-up and Third. 

1.7.4. Bonuses: Per Round: Nil. Championship: Nil.

1.7.5. Presentations: Garlands and Trophies may be provided for presentation at the end of each race or at an end of the meeting presentation ceremony. Championship Trophies will be presented at the Annual Dinner Dance.

1.7.6. Entertainment Tax Liability: Not applicable when prize money is not paid.

1.7.7. Title to all Trophies: In the event of any Provisional Results or Championship Tables being revised after any provisional presentations and such revisions affect the distribution of any awards the Competitors concerned must return such awards to the Club in good condition within 7 days.

2. SPORTING REGULATIONS - JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

2.1 Rounds:

In accordance with Section O of the 2004 MSA Yearbook and the Rules of the MRC.

2.2 Championship:

In accordance with Section O of the 2004 MSA Yearbook and the Rules of the MRC.

3. SPORTING REGULATIONS - CHAMPIONSHIP RACE MEETINGS & RACE PROCEDURES

3.1 Entries:

3.1.1. The Organisers are responsible for mailing Supplementary Regulations/Entry Forms to all Registered Competitors in sufficient time for entries to be made prior to the published selection of entry dates for each round.

3.1.2. Competitors are responsible for sending in correct and complete entries with the correct entry fees prior to the entry closing dates which shall be 20 days before each round.

3.1.3. All correct and complete entries are to be acknowledged, advising the Competitors of acceptance or otherwise, within 5 days of receipt by the Organising Club.

3.1.4. Incorrect or incomplete entries (Including Driver to be Nominated Entries) are to be held in abeyance until they are complete and correct and the date of receipt for acceptance of entry purposes shall be the date on which the Secretary of the Meeting receives the missing or corrected information or fee.

3.1.5. Any withdrawal of Entry or Driver/Car changes made after acceptance of any entry must be notified to the Secretary of the Meeting in writing. If Driver/Vehicle changes are made after publication of Entry Lists with Final Instructions the Competitor concerned must apply for approval of acceptance by the Stewards of the Meeting BEFORE Signing-On.

3.1.6. The Maximum Entry Fee for each round shall be as specified by each Organising Club.

3.1.7. Entry Fee Refunds will be as per the policies of the Clubs organising each round - as published in their Supplementary Regulations for each round.

3.1.8. Each Race Meeting Organiser may accept up to 20% more entries than specified on the Track Licence for each circuit and all accepted Competitors may practice.

3.1.9. In the event of any rounds being oversubscribed the Organising Clubs, in liaison with the MRC, may at their discretion run Qualification Races.

  1. Reserves are to be nominated on the Final List of Entries published with Final Instructions or Amendment Sheet Bulletins. All Reserves will practice and replace withdrawn or retired entries in Reserve Number order irrespective of class. If Reserves are given Grid Places prior to issue of the first Grid Sheets for any round the times set in Practice shall determine their grid positions. If reserves are given places after publication of the Grid Sheet and prior to cars being collected in the Official "Assembly Areas" they will be placed at the rear of the Grid and be started without any time delay. Otherwise, they will be held in the Pitlane and released to start the race after the last car to start the GREEN FLAG LAP or last car to take the start has passed the startline or pitlane exit, whichever is the later. Such approval to start MUST be obtained from the Clerk of the Course.

3.1.11. Reserves who practice in the correct session and set a time will take precedence, in reserve number order, over any accepted entry whose practice times are disallowed, or who does not set a time during the official practice for the Championship race.

3.2 Briefings:

Organisers should notify Competitors of the times and locations for all briefings in the Final Instructions for the meetings. Competitors must attend all briefings.

3.3 Practice:

The minimum period of practice to be provided is to be as specified in the MSA Regulations in respect of circuit lengths. Should any Practice Session be disrupted the Clerk of the Course shall not be obliged to resume the session or re-run sessions to achieve the Championship criteria and the decision of the Clerk of the Course shall be final.

3.4 Qualification:

Each driver should complete a minimum of 3 laps practice in the car to be raced and in the correct session in order to qualify for selection and order of precedence as set out in the MSA Regulations J4.4. The Clerk of the Course and/or Stewards of the Meeting shall have the right to exclude any driver whose practice times or driving are considered to be unsatisfactory - as per MSA Regulation J 4.4.3. 

3.5 Races:

The standard minimum scheduled distance shall be 15 miles whenever practicable but should any race distance be reduced at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course or Stewards of the Meeting it shall still count as a full points scoring round.

3.6 Starts:

3.6.1. All race start countdowns are to have a minimum elapsed period of 3 minutes from the time all cars are released to form up on the grid to the start of the Green flag lap(s) in the formation as specified on the Track Licence for each circuit.

3.6.2. The minimum Countdown procedures/audible warnings sequence shall be: 

Standing Starts:-

1 minute to start of Green Flag Lap - Start Engines/Clear grid.

30 seconds - Visible and audible warning for start of Green Flag/Pace Lap.

3.6.3. The use of tyre heating/heat retention devices, tyre treatments and compounds is prohibited.

3.6.4. Any cars removed from the grid after the 1 minute stage or driven into the pits on the Green Flag Lap shall be held in the pitlane and may start the race after the last car to take the start from the grid has passed the startline or pitlane exit, whichever is the later.

3.6.5. Any drivers unable to start the Green Flag Lap or start are required to indicate their situation as per MSA Regulation J 13.10.2 and any drivers unable to maintain grid positions on the Green Flag Lap to the extent that ALL other cars are ahead of them, may complete the Green Flag Lap but MUST remain at the rear of the last row of the grid but ahead of any cars to be started with a time delay.

3.6.6. Excessive weaving to warm-up tyres - using more than 50% of the track width and falling back in order to accelerate and practice starts, is prohibited.

3.6.7. A five second board will be used to indicate that the grid is complete. The red lights will be switched on five seconds after the board is withdrawn.

In the event of any RED/GREEN starting lights failure the Starter will revert to use of the Union Jack.

3.7 Race Stops:

3.7.1. Should the need arise to stop any race or practice, RED LIGHTS will be switched on at the Startline and RED FLAGS will be displayed at the Startline and at all Marshals Signalling Points around the Circuit. This is the signal for all drivers to cease circulating at racing speeds, to slow to a safe and reasonable pace and to return to the starting grid area which will automatically become a Parc Ferme area. Cars may not enter the Pits unless directed to do so. Work on cars already in the Pits must cease when a race is stopped.

3.7.2. If the race leader at the time of the Red Flag being displayed has not completed 2 laps the race will be null and void and will be re-started with drivers in their original grid positions. Retired competitors may be replaced by reserves who shall be started from the back of the grid. Gaps on the grid created by retirements must not be closed up prior to the start of the race. The Clerk of the Course is to be responsible for determining the length (in laps) of any re-started race.

  1. If a race has to be stopped after the leader had completed more than 2 laps but less than 50% of its duration, it will be considered as the first part of a two part race. Cars will be restarted from a grid set out in the finishing order derived as J5.4.4 and the final result will be the order of finishing at the end of the restarted race. 
  2. If the leader has completed more than 50% of the race distance or duration it shall not be re-started and the results will be declared in accordance with MSA Regulation J.5.4.4.

3.8 Re-Scrutiny:

All vehicles reported involved in contact incidents during races must be re-presented to the Scrutineers before continuing in the races or practice.

3.9 Pits & Pitlane Safety:

3.9.1. Pits - Entrants must ensure that the MSA, Circuit Management and Organising Club Safety Regulations are complied with at all times.

3.9.2. Pitlane - The outer lane or lanes are to be kept unobstructed to allow safe passage of cars at all times. The onus shall be on all drivers to take all due care and drive at minimum speeds in pitlanes.

3.9.3. Refuelling. May only be carried out in accordance with the MSA J.14 Regulations, Circuit Management Regulations and the SRs or Final Instructions issued for each Circuit/Meeting.

3.10 Race Finishes:

After taking the Chequered Flag drivers are required to: Progressively and safely slow down, remain behind any competitors ahead of them, return to the Pit Lane Entrance/Paddock Entrance as instructed, comply with any directions given by Marshals or Officials and to keep the helmets on and harnesses done up while on the circuit or in the pitlane.

3.11 Results:

All Practice Timesheets, Grids, Race Results are to be deemed PROVISIONAL until all vehicles are released by Scrutineers after Post Practice/Race Scrutineering and/or after completion of any Judicial or Technical Procedures.

4. CHAMPIONSHIP RACE PENALTIES

4.1 Infringements of Technical Regulations:

4.1.1. Arising from post practice Scrutineering or Judicial Action: Minimum Penalty: The provisions of MSA Regulations O.3.3. 

4.1.2. Arising from post race Scrutineering or Judicial Action:

Minimum Penalty: The provisions of MSA Regulations 0.3.5.1 (a) & (b)

For infringements deemed to be of a more serious nature the Clerk of the Course and/or Stewards of the Meeting may invoke the provisions of Regulation 0.3.5.1 (c).

4.2 Infringements of Non-Technical MSA Regulations and the Sporting Regulations issued for the Championship:

As per 2004 MSA Judicial Procedure Regulations.

5. TECHNICAL REGULATIONS

5.1 Introduction:

The following Technical Regulations are set out in accordance with the MSA specified format and it should be clearly understood that if the following texts do not clearly specify that you can do it, you should work on the principle that you cannot. Where a Modification Permitted is shown as "Free" or a Modification Prohibited is shown as "None" this means that the only restrictions are those imposed by the current MSA. Motor Sport Year Book.

5.2 General Description:

The Mono Championship is for Competitors participating in Single Seater Racing cars, constructed or adapted to the Monoposto Formula, a formula, in five classes – Mono 2000; Mono 1800; Mono 1600, Mono 1200 FREE and Mono 1200 STOCK; devised for the enthusiast not the professional. 

5.3 Safety Requirements:

The following articles of MSA Appendix Q Safety Criteria Regulations will apply: Q.1.4(all); Q1.5.3; Q1.5.4; Q1.6; Q2.1.3; Q3.1.1; Q3.5; Q5; Q6; Q8; Q9; Q10; Q11; Q12 and Q13.

5.4 General Technical Requirements & Exceptions:

The general technical regulations are those as set out in the MSA Motor Sport Year Book 2004, together with the specific regulations set out as below.

The Management Group of the MRC reserves the right of modification to regulations, also to exclude any car considered to be constituting a deliberate violation and reserves the right to impound any car for examination.

5.5 Chassis: 

5.5.1. Mono 2000; Mono 1800 and Mono 1600

a) Commercially built chassis structure designated by the manufacturer as the model for the 2000 season or earlier, replacement parts must be to original specification. All chassis structures from models for the 1987 season onwards must be so constructed that the soles of the feet of the driver, seated in the normal driving position and with his/her feet on the pedals in the operative position, shall not be situated to the fore of the vertical plane passing through the centre line of the front wheels.

b) Home built "one off" main chassis structure of any age, any proprietary parts must be for a car designated by the manufacturer as the model for the 2000 season or earlier. Home built "one off" chassis structure built from 1/1/94 must be so constructed that the soles of the feet of the driver, seated in the normal driving position and with his/her feet on the pedals in the operative position, shall not be situated to the fore of the vertical plane passing through the centre line of the front wheels. 

5.5.2. Mono 1200 FREE and Mono 1200 STOCK

a) Commercially built chassis structure designated by the manufacturer as the model for the 2000 season or earlier, replacement parts must be to original specification.

b) Post 2000 chassis of specified make and model may be permitted by the MRC management. This is intended to permit some limited production low cost, new chassis which are considered to meet the club’s objectives. Approved chassis are listed in the MRC Year Book 2004 and subsequent Championship Bulletins and notices in ‘Startline’, the MRC magazine. 

c) Home built "one off" main chassis structure of any age, any proprietary parts must be for a car designated by the manufacturer as the model for the 2000 season or earlier.

5.6 Bodywork:

5.6.1. Modifications Permitted:

i. General. Free, except as constrained by MSA regulations E and J.

ii. Interior. Free, except as constrained by MSA regulations E and J.

iii. Exterior. Free, except as constrained by MSA regulations E and J. e.g.

a) Maximum rear wing height above ground 90cms; 

b) Maximum rear projection beyond rear axle centre line 100cms;

c) Maximum rear wing width 95cms

iv. Silhouette. Free, except as constrained by MSA regulations E and J.

v. Ground Clearance. Minimum 4 cms., as MSA regulations E and J.

5.6.2. Modifications Prohibited:

i. General. None, subject to MSA regulations E and J.

ii. Interior. None, subject to MSA regulations E and J.

iii. Exterior. None, Except 5.6.1 iii) a)-c) above and subject to MSA regulations E and J.

iv. Silhouette. None, subject to MSA regulations E and J.

v. Ground Clearance. None Except 5.6.1 v) above and as MSA regulations E and J.

5.7 Engine:

The engine must be a normally aspirated reciprocating piston engine to one of one specification in Mono 2000, of three specifications in Mono 1800, of three specifications in Mono 1600, of one specification in Mono 1200 FREE or of one specification in Mono 1200 STOCK.

5.7 (a) MONO 2000: STANDARD PRODUCTION IRON BLOCK ENGINES UP TO 2000cc WITH NON VARIABLE CAMSHAFT TIMING PRODUCED TO A MINIMUM NUMBER OF 1000 UNITS IN ANY ONE YEAR FOR ANY ONE EU MEMBER STATE. ONLY ENGINES FOR WHICH THE MANUFACTURER'S DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO THE MRC ARE PERMITTED. 

5.7.1. (a)Modifications Permitted: 

  1. Original specification fuel injection may be replaced by carburettors. Fuel injection systems including ECU, to the specification for Formula Vauxhall/Opel ( up to 1999), Formula Renault Sport (up to 1999), Formula 2000 or Formula Asia, is deemed to comply.

In the interests of equalising performance the Monoposto Racing Club reserves the right following no less than one months notice to specify a maximum induction choke / restrictor size.

ii. Dry sump lubrication system permitted.

iii. Standard flywheel may be replaced by a steel flywheel weighing not less than 3.6kg including ring-gear.

iv. Ignition system is free.

v. Big end bolts free.

  1. A rebore allowance in accordance with manufacturers specification up to 0.5mm; together with manufacturers specification replacement pistons.
  2. Cylinder head gasket plane may be machined in order to recover a warped head. Original specification compression ratio must be recovered by local machining to the combustion chamber in the head. All such work must be reported to the Eligibility Scrutineer who may request to examine the head before use.

5.7.2. (a)Modifications Prohibited: 

Modifications other than those specified in 5.7(a). and 5.7.1.(a) i to vii above. 

5.7 (b) MONO 1800: ENGINES CONFORMING TO FF ZETEC 1800 REGULATIONS (UP TO 2000) AS DEFINED IN THE TECHNICAL REGULATIONS PUBLISHED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY.

5.7.1. (b)Modifications Permitted; None

5.7.2. (b)Modifications Prohibited: Modifications other than in 5.7.1 (b) above.

5.7 (c) MONO 1800: ENGINES CONFORMING TO THE FORMULA VAUXHALL 2000 (Junior 1600 CC 16 Valve) REGULATIONS ORIGINALLY ISSUED BY BARC.

5.7.1. (c)Modifications Permitted; None

5.7.2. (c)Modifications Prohibited: Modifications other than in 5.7.1 (c) above.

5.7 (d) MONO 1800: ENGINES CONFORMING TO FF2000 REGULATIONS AS DEFINED IN THE 1993 MSA YEARBOOK. 

5.7.1. (d)Modifications Permitted:

i. A re-bore allowance of +0.020" is permitted.

ii. Replacement pistons Kolbenschmitt A.G. Part No.92283613 or Hepolite Part No. 21426 are permitted.

5.7.2. (d).Modifications Prohibited:

Modifications other than those specified in 5.7.1.(d) i - ii above.

5.7 (e) MONO 1600: ENGINES CONFORMING TO FF1600 ENGINE REGULATIONS 

AS DEFINED IN THE TECHNICAL REGULATIONS PUBLISHED BY FORD MOTOR COMPANY.

5.7.1. (e)Modifications Permitted:

i. A re-bore allowance of +0.020" is permitted.

ii. The use of Hepolite replacement pistons, Part No.20552 V1 is permitted provided they are within the tolerances shown on the Hepolite drawing No.20552/1/2.

iii. An alternative silencer is permitted.and when installed in a pre 1990 or home built chassis:

iv. Clutch and flywheel assembly may be reduced in weight, to a minimum of 10kg.

v. Camshaft may be replaced by Kent Cams MK2 as specified by and available from the Club.

vi. Camshaft pulley may be replaced by vernier type.

Vii Valve springs and retainers must be of steel but otherwise free. (Dual springs permitted).

5.7.2. (e)Modifications Prohibited: Modifications other than those specified in 5.7.1.(e) i to vii above, when installed in a pre 1990 or home built chassis; 5.7.1.(e). i to iii when installed in a 1990 – 2000 chassis.

5.7 (f) MONO 1600: STANDARD PRODUCTION IRON BLOCK ENGINES UP TO 1750cc WITH SINGLE CAMSHAFT, PRODUCED TO A MINIMUM NUMBER OF 1000 UNITS IN ANY ONE YEAR FOR THE UK MARKET. ONLY ENGINES FOR WHICH THE MANUFACTURER'S DETAILED SPECIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO THE MONOPOSTO RACING CLUB ARE PERMITTED. ENGINES WHICH COMPLY WITH THE SPECIFICATION CONTAINED IN THE FORMULA RENAULT MANUAL 1994 AND FORMULA VAUXHALL JUNIOR 1995 REGULATIONS ARE DEEMED TO BE ELIGIBLE.

5.7.1. (f)Modifications Permitted:

i. Dry sump lubrication system permitted.

5.7.2. (f)Modifications Prohibited: 

Modifications other than those specified in 5.7.1.(e) i above.

5.7 (g) MONO 1600; ENGINES CONFORMING TO FORMULA FIRST / EURO FIRST

REGULATIONS AS PUBLISHED BY BRSCC.

5.7.1. (g)Modifications Permitted:

i. Existing camshaft may be replaced by Kent Cams CVH 33 together with adjustable vernier CA 18. Valve springs supplied with the cam as a kit may also be used.

5.7.2. (g)Modifications Prohibited: 

Modifications other than those specified in 5.7.1 (g)i above.

5.7 (h) Mono 1200 FREE: STANDARD PRODUCTION MOTOR CYCLE ENGINES TO ORIGINAL MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION WITH A CAPACITY UP TO 1200cc.

A workshop manual must be supplied on demand to verify engine specifications.

5.7.1. (h) Modifications permitted:

i. Engines may be rebored to give a maximum engine displacement of 1000cc, pistons are free. Engines which have been rebored to over 1000 cc prior to 2003, which were registered with the MRC Management Group, and granted a waiver to run in the 2003 championship may continue to be used in the 2004 season.

ii. Compression ratio is free.

iii. Induction System is free, fuel injection or carburettors may be used.

iv. Exhaust system free.

v. Ignition coils, spark plugs and high tension leads are free.

vi. Ignition sensor wheels are free, CDI units must be standard, OR if fuel injection is used, then ECU is free but maximum rev limit to be that as per original road engine specification.

vii. Inlet and exhaust ports may be reshaped by the removal or addition of material, they may be polished.

viii. Counterbalance shafts where fitted may be removed.

ix. Camshafts and valves are free.

x. Crankshaft and connecting rods are free.

xi. Sump pan and oil feeds may be modified.

5.7.2. (h) Modifications prohibited:

Modifications other than those specified in 5.7.1. (h) i to xi. above.

5.7 ( i) MONO 1200 STOCK: STANDARD PRODUCTION MOTOR CYCLE ENGINES TO ORIGINAL MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION WITH A CAPACITY UP TO 1200cc.

A workshop manual must be supplied on demand to verify engine specifications.

Engines complying with the BRSCC ‘Formula Honda’ 600cc regulations for any year are deemed to comply.

5.7.1. (i)Modifications permitted; 

i Air filtration system is free.

ii Wiring loom is free.

iii Sump pan and oil feeds may be modified.

iv Fuel Pump is free

5.7.2. (i)Modifications Prohibited; Modifications other than those listed in 5.7.1 (i) above.

i Induction and ignition systems must be to manufacturers specification, ‘Power Commander’ and similar devices are prohibited, TFI fuel enrichment devices or similar are prohibited.ALL ENGINES:

5.7.2. Location: Free.

5.7.3. Oil/Water cooling: Free.

5.7.4. Induction systems: Forced induction prohibited. 

5.7.5. Exhaust systems: Free. 

5.7.6. Ignition systems: Free, except FF2000 regulations apply to engines to 5.7.(d). and FF1600 regulations apply to engines to 5.7.(e) CDI units as standard in 5.7 (h)

5.7.7. Fuel Delivery Systems: Free.

5.7.8. Replacement Components: Components of alternative manufacturers may be used to reduce rebuild costs provided original specification for dimensions, weight and materials are complied with.

  1. All steel fasteners (nuts, bolts, washers, studs) may be replaced by any steel fastener. (In the interests of economy and safety).

5.8 Suspensions:a) Mono 2000; Mono 1800; Mono 1600

5.8.1. (a) Modifications Permitted: Free.

  1. (a) Modifications Prohibited: Suspensions designated by the manufacturer for a model for the 2001 or later season in all classes.

b) Mono 1200

5.8.1. (b) Modifications Permitted: Free.

5.8.2. (b) Modifications Prohibited: Suspensions designated by the manufacturer for a model for the 2001 or later season except with respect to the approved post 2000 make and models.

5.8.3. (a & b)Wheelbase/Track: Free.

5.9 Transmissions:

a) Mono 2000; Mono 1800; Mono 1600

5.9.1. (a) Modifications Permitted: Clutch free.

5.9.2. (a) Modifications Prohibited: None.

  1. (a)Transmission & Drive Ratios: Free.

b) Mono 1200 FREE

5.9.1. (b) Modifications Permitted: 

i. Clutch basket, plates and springs are free.

ii. Gears and primary drive ratio are free, the number of forward gears not to be increased beyond the standard number.

iii. Final drive ratio is free.

5.9.2. (b) Modifications Prohibited: 

Modifications other than those specified in 5.9.1.b) i to iii. 

c) Mono 1200 STOCK

5.9.1. (c) Modifications Permitted: 

i. Clutch basket, plates and springs are free.

ii. Final drive ratio is free.

5.9.2. (c) Modifications Prohibited: 

Modifications other than those specified in 5.9.1. c) i to ii.

5.9.3 All vehicles in all classes must be fitted with an operational means of reversing under its own power with the driver seated in the normal driving position.5.10 Electrics:

5.10.1. Exterior Lighting: Not required.

5.10.2. Rear Fog Lamp: To Q5 of the 2004 MSA Yearbook.

5.10.3. Batteries: To Q14.1.1.(a) of the 2004 MSA Yearbook.

5.10.4. Generators: Optional.

5.10.5. Starter Motors: Optional; push starts permitted.

5.11 Brakes:

5.11.1. Permitted Modifications: Free.

5.11.2. Prohibited Modifications: None.

5.12 Wheels/Steering:

5.12.1. Permitted Options: Free.

5.12.2. Prohibited Options: None.

5.12.3. Construction & Materials: Free.

5.12.3. Dimensions: Minimum road wheel diameter 13". Steering wheels free.

5.13 Tyres:

5.13.1. Specifications: Free.

5.13.2. Nominated Manufacturers: Free.

5.14 Weights:The minimum weight, as E12.15.1 but including driver wearing full safety clothing and equipment, to be not less than: 

5.14.1. Mono 2000: 560 kgs

5.14.2. Mono 1800: 535 Kgs

5.14.3. Mono 1600:

  1. Engine option 5.7 (d) (standard FF1600) 505 Kgs

ii) Engine option 5.7 (d) (incorporating 5.7.1 (iv) – (vi)) 515 Kgs

iii) Engine option 5.7 (e) (FRenault and 8V Vauxhall Junior) 525 Kgs

iv) Engine option 5.7 (g) (Euro First) 505 Kgs

5.14.4. Mono 1200FREE: 400 Kgs

5.14.5. Mono 1200STOCK: 400 Kgs

i) OR when fitted with a Formula Honda 600 engine, 370 Kgs

5.14.6 The MRC management reserves the right to review and adjust minimum weights after every three Championship rounds during the season, for any category or derivative of car within classes in order to equalise performance. Categories or derivatives is taken to mean engines of different manufacturer or model; chassis of different construction / materials; chassis of different original formulae; or chassis of different age range.

5.15 Fuel Tank/Fuel:

5.15.1. Types: Free.

5.15.2. Locations: To Q14.1.2. of the 2004MSA Yearbook.

5.15.3. Fuel: Pump fuel, as defined in the 2004 MSA Yearbook.

5.16 Silencing: To E.12.17. of the 2004 MSA Yearbook.5.17 Numbers & Championship Decals:

5.17.1. Positions: As directed by the MRC Management group.

5.17.2. Suppliers: As and When, by the MRC.

5.17.3. Each class will be identified by a coloured decal, positioned next to the driver number, and supplied by the MRC as follows:

1 Mono 2000 - 150 mm diameter green circle.

2 Mono 1800 - 150 mm equal sided pink triangle.

3 Mono 1600 - 150 mm x 150 mm blue square.

4 Mono 1200FREE - 150 mm x 120 mm yellow diamond.

5 Mono 1200STOCK - 150 mm diameter red circle.

5.18 Race Timing: All vehicles are required to be fitted with a transponder authorised by MST Sports Timing Ltd.

6. APPENDICES

6.1 Race Organising Clubs & Contacts:

BRSCC 35 Kings Hill Avenue, West Malling, Kent ME19 4RR 

Tel. 01732 848884 Contact John Ward.

SUNBAC 5 Hillmorton Road, Knowle, Solihull, W Midlands, B93 9JL

Tel. 01564 777505 Contact David Baxter.

DDMC 98 Ravensdale Rd, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 8DU

Tel. 01325 359895 Contact Terry White.

BARC Thruxton Circuit, Andover, Hants SP11 8PN

Tel. 01280 882200 Contact Dale Wells. 

PMC 25 Apsley Way, Longthorpe, Peterborough, PE3 9NE

Tel. 01733 263786 Contact Phil Johnson

6.2 Commercial Undertakings:

Trade Support Vehicle Decals & Overall Patches, Promotional activities: details later in MRC magazine STARTLINE.

Co-Ordinator: Mrs Mary Cox, The Nook, Rodborough Common, Nr Stroud, Glos GL5 5BU.

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