1 st January 2017 MBKC Club Championship
1. SPORTING REGULATIONS – GENERAL
1.1 Title & Jurisdiction – General The 2017 MBKC Ltd Championship is organised and administered by the Manchester & Buxton Kart Club Ltd in accordance with the General Regulations of the Motor Sports Association (Incorporating the provisions of the International Sporting Code or the FIA) and these Championship Regulations.
1.2.1 Co-Ordinator/Chairman Raymond Nuttall
1.2.2 Vice Chairman Sam Pollitt
1.2.3 Eligibility Scrutineer Dave Bird
1.2.4 Competition Secretary Julie Nuttall
1.2.5 Club Secretary Alan Crankshaw
1.2.6 Club Treasurer Sue Turnbull
1.2.7 Committe Members Mark Cranham, John Turnbull
1.3 COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY
1.3.1 Entrants must be fully paid up valid membership card holding members of MBKC and in possession of a valid 2017 MSA Entrants Licence. Competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the holder of a Kart PG Entrants licence who must sign on as Entrant of that Competitor.
1.3.2 A Competitor shall not take time off school to participate in Motor Sport without prior written approval of their school. If participation in the Championship requires absence from school, drivers in full time education are required to have approval from their school in order to fulfil registration for the Championship.
1.3.3 All necessary documentation must be presented for checking at all rounds when signing on.
1.4.1 Membership of MBKC is the only requirement.
1.4.2 Membership fee is £55.00 per person. Membership runs from January 2017 to December 2017. Entry fees are £50.00. These fees may be subject to revision. Any alterations will be notified in writing prior to an event.
1.4.3 Membership is available all year round. Members can only accumulate points from date of membership enrolment.
1.5 CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS
1.5.1 The 2017 Championship rounds will be held on the dates as follows: February 26th March 26th April 23rd May 28th June 25th July 25th August 27th September 24th October 29rd November 26th
1..5.2 Events will be held at Three Sisters Race Circuit Wigan.
1.5.3 The Organising Club will be Manchester & Buxton Kart Club Ltd. All entries to be sent to: Competiton secretary 3 Foster Croft Penwortham Preston Lancashire PR1 0AN
. 1.6 SCORING
1.6.1 Points will be awarded to competitors for finishing order of the finals in each class at each round. Before allocating points non-members are removed from final positions. All Karts that come under starters orders and take the start, will be classified as a finisher on a roll back of laps basis.
1.6.2 Scoring for finishing order in the final will be as follows:
1st = 25 points 7th = 12 points 13th = 6 points
2nd = 22 points 8th = 11 points 14th = 5 points
3rd = 20 points 9th = 10 points 15th = 4 points
4th = 18 points 10th = 9 points 16th = 3 points
5th = 16 points 11th = 8 points 17th = 2 points
6th = 14 points 12th = 7 points 18th = 1 points
For all classes 8 out of the 10 rounds count, except in the event where some rounds are not held in which case 2 less round than actually held will count.
1.6.3 Ties will be resolved by considering which driver scored the maximum 25 points in the most rounds. If this does not resolve a tie, the number of rounds in which drivers scored 22 points will be considered and so on for each decreasing possible score until the tie is resolved.
1.6.4 For Championship points appeal see the Blue Book section C6.5.1 1.6.5 Should any Driver or Kart be excluded from the meeting for any reason they cannot drop that round. MSA general regulation C3.5.1 – C3.5.2 of the Blue Book will apply, with the exception of penalty (C) which will not apply, except when specifically added to the penalty by the Clerk of the Course
1.6.6 In the event of a meeting being uncompleted for any reason the following will apply:
A) if an event is stopped prior to the completion of the heats there will be no points or awards given at the event.
B) If an event is stopped after completion of the heats the result will be declared on the Grid positions for the final, and trophies and championship points awarded accordingly.
C) Any refund of entry fees will only be considered if an event is stopped before official practice has taken place. If an event is stopped after official practice has taken place no refund will be given.
1.7.1 Per round there will be one Trophy awarded for every four entries in each class. There will also be one Trophy for 1st Novice in each class. Trophies not collected after the meeting at the Presentation may be forfeited.
1.7.2 Overall Championship – The winner of each class will receive a Championship Trophy plus the perpetual trophy, which will be kept until the last round of the 2017 series. In addition all other trophies for finishing positions will be at the discretion of the Committee, held after the series has finished.
1.7.3 Title to awards in the event of any provisional results being revised after any provisional presentation and such revisions affect distribution of any awards, the competitor concerned must return such awards to MBKC in good condition within 7 days.
1.7.4 Championship points will be published via the website. Results become final 7 days after being published, and any queries must be made in writing, to the Competition Secretary before this date. Any amendments / alterations after this date are not permitted. 2.0 SPORTING REGULATIONS – JUDICAL PROCEDURES 2.1 ROUNDS: are in accordance with Section C of the current MSA Yearbook and the MBKC Supplementary Regulations, the 2017 Karting Penalty Trial Table of mandatory penalties as appended to these regulations.
In accordance with section C of the current MSA Yearbook and the MBKC Supplementary Regulations, the 2016 Karting Penalty Trial Table of mandatory penalties as appended to these regulations.
3.0 TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
3.1 MSA 2017 Specific Karting Technical Regulations apply together with the 2017 MSA Kart Race Year Book. 3.2 Acceptable classes are: Senior X30 Junior X30 Minimax Junior Rotax Senior Rotax KZ2 / 125 Gearbox Honda Cadet Iame Cadet Bambino