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  1. Glenrothes Motor Sport Club Ltd will promote a Clubsport status Production Car Autotest and a Clubman status Autotest on Sunday March 26th 2017 at Knockhill Racing Circuit, by Dunfermline, Fife.
  2. The meeting will be held under the General Regulations of the RACMSA Ltd incorporating the provisions of the International Code of the FIA, these supplementary regulation, and any written instructions the promoting club may issue.
  3. MSA Permit No. TBA / TBA
  4. The event is open to all fully elected members of the organising Club and also members of the following invited Clubs:
    Dunfermline CC, 750 MC, Stonehaven & Dist. MC, Scottish Sporting CC, South of Scotland CC, 63 CC, EUMSC, Solway CC, GUMSC, Aberdeen & District MC, Berwick & District MC, East Ayrshire CC, Knockhill MSC, 55 CC, and all other clubs who are members of the SACC.
  5. All entrants must produce a valid club membership card.

    GMSC Membership costs £10 per adult, £2 per junior (16 or under), and may be applied for on the day.

  6. The programme of the meeting will be: Scrutineering starts at 10:00a.m. and any competitor not signed on by 10:45a.m. may be excluded. First car starts at 11:00a.m.
  7. The Production Car Autotest will consist of 6 classes as follows:
    1. Front wheel drive saloons up to 1400cc.
    2. Front wheel drive saloons over 1400cc.
    3. Front wheel drive cars with no MOT.
    4. Rear wheel drive saloons.
    5. Rear wheel drive open and sports cars.
    6. Hybrid, Battery or Electric Powered Cars- Must be Standard Production Cars.

    The Clubman event will consist of 6 classes as follows:

    1. Front wheel drive saloons up to 1400cc.
    2. Front wheel drive saloons over 1400cc.
    3. All specials and sports cars.
    4. Rear wheel drive saloons up to 1400cc.
    5. Rear wheel drive saloons over 1400cc.
    6. Production cars as per MSA Technical regulations F12.1 through F12.4
  8. All vehicles must comply with RACMSA Technical Regulations.
  9. Child Protection: If competitor is under 18, Entry Form must be countersigned by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian, or an appointed representative must be present during the competition and must sign on the competitor's signing on sheet. If a parent or guardian will not be present, a responsible adult representative must be appointed, must show written authority from the parent or guardian to act as the child's representative and must countersign the competitor's signing on sheet.
  10. Awards will be presented as follows in each event:
    1st in class - an award providing 3 or more start in the class.
    FTD - an award.
  11. The entry list opens on receipt of these regulation and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. The entry fee is £15.00.
  12. The Secretary of the meeting to whom all entries must be sent is:
    Bill Creevy, Norlands, Greenbrig Road, Barnyards, Kilconquhar, Fife, KY9 1PA
    Tel. 01333 340 346 / 07740374458
    Email: bill.creevy@btinternet.com
  13. The maximum entry for the meeting is 60 and the minimum is 3. Should any of the above figures be reached the organisers have the right to amalgamate the classes or cancel the event. Entry will be selected by receipt. Entry fees may be refunded if cancelled 24 hours prior to the event.
  14. Other officials are:
    Clerk of the Course - Graham Murray
    Club Steward - TBA
    Scrutineer - Gordon Finnie
    Timekeeper - TBA
  15. Provisional results will be published as soon as possible after the event. (b134.1.B)
  16. Any protest must be lodged as per 05.2
  17. {a} Details of the 6 tests will be available at signing on.
    {b} Each driver will have 2 runs at each test with the better result to count.
    {c} Timing will be by hand held watch.
    {d} The starting signal will be 3,2,1,GO.
    {e} The order of attempting the tests will be in class order.
  18. Practising will not be allowed.
  19. Competitors will be identified by numbers, which will be provided by the organisers.
  20. Marketing and penalties will be as printed in the appropriate section of the MSA General Regulations.
  21. All other General Regulations of the RACMSA apply as written except for the following, which are modified:
    F.4.4.3 Pylons may be less than 1 metre high.

A GMSC Club Car will be available to use if you do not want to use your own car.
A Donation to the Club for the use of the car would be greatly appreciated.

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT WILL BE DONATED TO THE BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION

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Aquarius Navigational Rally 2017 - Final Results 

Please find attached results of the 2017 Aquarius Navigational Rally, final at 18:45, 14/02/17.
 
Congratulations to Des Campbell/Christine Sanderson on the win, to Gordon Thomson/Niall Thomson on the Clubman win, and to all of our class award winners. Awards collection shall be arranged where practicable (e.g. at events such as the North West Stages, Saltire Rally, etc.), or failing which shall be posted in the coming days.
 
May I take this opportunity to thank you for your support of the event. We hope you enjoyed it - it's your smiles at the end that make organising these things worthwhile! Any and all feedback shall be very much welcome and appreciated - what you liked, what you disliked, and where you think the event can be improved - so that we can continue to make strides to provide you, the competitor, with what we hope to be the best night rally experience in Scotland.
 
The Aquarius Navigational Rally shall return... the 2018 edition *provisional* date is 3rd/4th February. And with the event upping sticks to a new Glenrothes/Kirkcaldy-based route, there may well be plenty of new lanes to explore...!
 
Kind Regards
 
Richard Crozier
Clerk of the Course
2017 Aquarius Navigational Rally
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Aquarius Navigational Rally 2017 - Final Instructions 

 Thank you for supporting the event, and a warm welcome to the 2017 Aquarius Navigational Rally.

The following amendments, addendums &/or clarifications are made to the Supplementary Regulations:

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

<Add> DF Designs (Llanfyllin)

<Add> SP Sat Timing (Newtown)

 

AUTHORISATION.

RSAC Route Authorisation No.002/17/S

 

PROGRAMME.

Noise, Scrutineering & Documentation Open

17:00Saturday 4th February

Noise, Scrutineering & Documentation Close

19:15

 

Competitors’ Briefing

19:30

 

Standard Time at MTC0

20:00

 

Marshal's Signing On Close

20:45

 

Standard Time at MTC1

21:20

 

Standard Time at MTC/NTC17 (Refuel In)

23:04

 

Standard Time at MTC18 (Refuel Out)

23:40

 

Standard Time at MTC/NTC35 (Finish)

02:00

Sunday 5thFebruary

 

24hr Fuel (nr Start & Finish)

58/ 1080 028½

Kinross Services, Kinross, KY13 0NQ

Trailer Parking, Noise, Scrut

58/ 1180 035½

Loch Leven Community Campus, The Muirs, Kinross, KY13 8FQ

Documentation / MTC0 / MTC1

58/ 1180 035½

Loch Leven Community Campus, The Muirs, Kinross, KY13 8FQ

NTC/MTC17 / MTC18 (Refuel)

58/ 1080 028½

Kinross Services, Kinross, KY13 0NQ

NTC/MTC35 (Finish)

58/ 1210 0460

Milnathort Golf Club, South Street, Milnathort, KY13 9XA

 

 

ROUTE.

Beyond the controls identified in SR 16, abbreviations which may be to define the route used shall be as follows:

!

Caution

Q

Quiet Zone

CAR

Consider All Roads

/Q

End Quiet

CRO

Coloured Roads Only

SGW

Stop at Give Way (vehicle must cease all forward motion)

NAM

Not As Map (follow route on diagram)

GW

Give Way (treat as per Highway Code)

LWR

Long Way Round

SWR

Short Way Round

All route instructions shall be Coloured Roads Only (CRO) unless otherwise indicated – white roads indicated by dotted line.

All Regularity sections shall be timed at an average speed of 30mph unless otherwise indicated.

 

 

CLASSES.

The Aquarius Navigational Rally

Expert (5 entries) and Semi-Expert (2 entries) are amalgamated.

The Aquarius Clubman Navigational Rally

Expert (1 entry), Semi-Expert (1 entry) and Novice (7 entries) are amalgamated.

 

 

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS.

R.18.6.5.  As the entire route shall now be contained on the public highway, carrying of a Small Spill Kit shall not be mandatory, but is highly recommended.

 

 

OFFICIALS.

Deputy Clerk of Course

<Add> Michael Cruickhank

Club Stewards

<Add> Steve Turnbull

<Add> George Shand

Environmental Scrutineer

<Add> Neil Ritchie

Chief Timekeeper

<Add> Richard Crozier

Results

<Add> Richard Crozier

Competitor Relations Officer

Shona Lane

07723 018082

 

 

 

RESULTS & AWARDS.

The following awards shall be presented:

 

The Aquarius Navigational Rally

 

1st Overall

Award to driver & navigator

1st Expert/Semi

Award to driver & navigator

2nd Expert/Semi

Award to driver & navigator

1st Novice

Award to driver & navigator

 

The Aquarius Clubman Navigational Rally

 

1st Overall

Award to driver & navigator

1st Expert/Semi/Novice

Award to driver & navigator

2nd Expert/Semi/Novice

Award to driver & navigator

 

No competitor may win more than one award.

 

 

 

GENERAL REGULATIONS & PENALTIES.

<Reminder!> R.10.4.4  – The penalty to be imposed for stopping within sight of but outside the control area of any Intermediate Time Control and the Finish Time Control shall be 0 minutes.

N.B. As such, no Measured Distance facility shall be provided, nor shall Time/Speed/Distance tables be required. The organisers' mileages shall be deemed to be correct in all cases, and shall not be subject to protest nor appeal.

 

 

TIMING & CONTROLS.

Control & timing procedures are elaborated upon as follows:

R.9.2.1. Any control is considered to extend for 50m around the actual point at which Officials are making their records, or 3m in the case of NAM “See Diagram” controls. You may advance into the control area up to one minute preceding your due time, and wait for your time.

R.12.3. The time of arrival at or departure from a control including intermediate and final controls of Regularity Sections, will be the time at which the Time Card is presented by the Competitor concerned, providing all crew members and cars are within the control area. All marshals shall be instructed that no card marking shall occur until the time due is shown on their clock.

R.30.2.2. Where a control at the end of a section timed to the second (or to the second and part thereof) also forms the start of a section timed to the minute, the time of departure will be considered as being the same as arrival, but ignoring any seconds or parts thereof.

 

Seeded entry list is available at:

https://rallies.info/webentry/2017/aquarius/entries.php?type=s&combined=1

To allow competitors to familiarise themselves with the style of navigation used on the event, sample navigation from the 2016 event has been made available on the club website at:

http://www.glenrothes-msc.com/sites/default/files/aq16_routecard.pdf

 

 

 

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