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Regulations

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE FROM JULY 2020

General Motorsport UK regulations (the Blue Book and the Gold Book) plus any amendments can be found here.

You can download the amended Championship Regulations

See Bulletin No 1 ref KZ2 Class Weight amended to 180kg

COVID-19 SKRC Risk Assessment and Method Statement download here 

1.1.  TITLE.   Shenington Kart Racing Club - 2020 Club Championship Version 3 effective July 2020

1.2.  JURISDICTION.  The series is organised and administered by the Shenington Kart Racing Club (SKRC) in accordance with the General Regulations of the Motorsport UK (incorporating the provisions of the International Sporting Code of the FIA) and the Motorsport UK specific regulations for karting, where applicable, the ABkC regulations within the current Motorsport Karting Yearbook and these Championship regulations.  Motorsport UK Championship Permit No: CHK2020/K042; Status: Interclub. GRADE: D Unsponsored (non-commercial).

1.3.  OFFICIALS. 

1.3.1. The Co-ordinator: Mrs. Sonja Game. 

1.3.2. Eligibility Scrutineer: Mr. Paul Klaassen. 

1.3.3. Championship Stewards: Any 3 of the following: Mrs. Joan Smith, Mr. Boyd Barrington, Mrs. Julie Dredge, Mr. Mark Riman

1.4. COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be fully paid up valid membership card holding members of SKRC and in possession of a valid Motorsport UK Entrants licence.  Competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the holder of a Kart PG Entrant’s licence who must sign on as Entrant of that competitor. Drivers and Entrant/Drivers must be fully paid up valid membership card holding members of SKRC, and must be in possession of a valid Interclub (Novice) Kart licence (minimum) or valid Licence and Medical issued by Motorsport Ireland (H25.1.1 & H25.1.5), or be in possession of the highest grade of national Kart licence or valid CIK-FIA International Licence, together with their ASN’s written consent ((H)25.2.1 and FIA ISC Article 2.3.7.b applies).

1.4.1. A competitor shall not take time off school to participate in motor sport without the prior written approval of their school. If participation in the Championship requires absence from school, drivers in full time school education are required to have the approval of their head teacher and a letter stating such approval from his/her school in order to fulfil registration for the Championship.

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

1.4.3 A Team is a commercial race company or racing team hosting drivers in providing race services or covered accommodation in the Championship and receiving financial gain where the principal is not also the PG Entrant licence holder. This includes the use of team names, team sticker kits and team race suits/clothing:

1.4.3.1   The Team will: (a) hold a Motorsport UK Entrant licence; (b) have at least £2 million Public Liability Insurance; (c) uphold the values of the Race’n’Respect Code; (d) act in a professional manner; (e) adhere to the Motorsport UK Safeguarding Policy; (f) attend all Drivers Briefings; and (g) nominate one member of the Team as the Team Representative at each meeting.

1.4.3.2   It is recommended the Team has: (a) a designated team member as an L2 qualified coach; (b) a designated UKAD Certified Advisor. (c) be responsible for carrying out and documenting a risk assessment of their activities (MS UK tools available)

1.5. REGISTRATION.  All racing members of SKRC are automatically registered for the Championship from the date of joining.

1.6. CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS.  Championships will be contested over 10 9 rounds, all at Shenington Circuit, all organised by Shenington Kart Racing Club on the following dates: 19 Jan, 16 Feb, 15  March, 19 April, 17 May, 21 June, 18 or 19 July, 15 or 16 August,  19 or 20 Sept, 17 or 18 October, 14 or 15 November and 28 or 29 November. (Saturday or Sunday classes will be advised in final instructions if separated). Should a meeting have to be cancelled by force majeure, subject to the approval of the Motorsport UK, a championship bulletin will be issued and a replacement date will be promulgated.  A minimum of three weeks notice will be given. 

1.7. SCORING FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS. 

1.7.1. Points will be awarded as follows, but only if there are 4 or more drivers racing at that round: A Final 1st place 56, 2nd place 52, 3rd place 50, 4th place 49 reducing by 1 point in 1 place increments including the B Final down to the position which would gain 10 points but ignoring the first four in the B Final.  No points are awarded in C or D finals.  No points are awarded in novice-only races.  No points are awarded for a non-start, except for the A Final when a B Final has been held.  If qualifying classes are mixed within the same race starting together, points are awarded for the class finishing position.  Guest drivers will be ‘invisible’ in the points, e.g. if the highest club member is fourth, they would receive 56 points. Cadets see 5.10.

1.7 2.  The final Championship positions will be determined from the totals of a maximum of 8 best scores from all 10 rounds, unless for some reason meetings are cancelled and not replaced, or where there have been insufficient entries to award points, in which case the number of Championship rounds to count will be 2 less than the total number of Championship meetings or rounds actually held or where numbers were insufficient.  There must be a minimum of 5 counting rounds for awards.

1.7.3. Should any driver or kart be excluded from the meeting for any reason they cannot drop that round, it will count as one of their counting rounds. Motorsport UK general regulation C3.5.1 will apply with the exception of penalty (C) which will not apply. The minimum action resulting from infringement of technical regulations arising from post race scrutineering or Judicial Action will be exclusion from the race or timed qualifying session, and the maximum action will be exclusion from the meeting, except that this will not be applied in the case of drivers/karts being underweight, or in the case of a technical infringement due to an incident during the race, such as an Air Box falling off etc.  The penalty for these types of infringements, which will be at the discretion of the Clerk of the Course, shall be exclusion from the race.

1.7.4.  Should a tie result from the total of counting rounds, for any position, the result will be decided by the number of 1st places gained in "A" finals, if still undecided the number of 2nd places in "A" finals, then 3rd places and so on until resolved.  Appeals are as per C6.5.1.

1.8. AWARDS. 

1.8.1. Per round.  There will be a minimum of 1 trophy or goods awarded for every 5 entries in each class.  Overall place awards are not given, points are given on class positions. If for any reason the final is cancelled, trophies and points will be awarded on the basis of grid positions. Guest drivers are eligible for trophies.

1.8.2. Overall Championships.  Winners of each Championship will receive a Championship trophy and perpetual trophy which may be kept until the last round of the 2021 series.  The trophy must be kept in good condition and returned upon request.

1.8.3. An overall championship will only be held if there are eight or more competitors gaining points in the class.

1.8.4. At the club’s discretion awards may be given for second and third places overall, if there are sufficient entries.

1.9. COMPETITORS OBLIGATIONS. 

1.9.1. It is mandatory for all competitors to attend all drivers briefings arranged by the Clerk of the Course. 

1.9.2. Title to awards.  In the event of any provisional result or Championship tables being revised after any provisional presentation and such revisions effect the distribution of any awards the competitors concerned must return such awards to Shenington Kart Racing Club in good condition within 7 days. Perpetual SuperPrix trophies must be returned on request.

2.  JUDICIAL PROCEDURES. 

2.1 ROUNDS: In accordance with Section C of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook regulations & the current Karting Penalty table of mandatory penalties as appended to these regulations (App 1).

2.2 CHAMPIONSHIPS PENALTIES: In accordance with Section C of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook regulations with exception of C3.5.1 (c) and the specific penalties shown in these regulations.

2.3 By registering for the Championship all competitors, and their associates, commit to the Motorsport UK Race ‘n’ Respect campaign and agree to positively promote and demonstrate the Racing Code (Appendix 2).

2.3.1 Where any reports of disrespectful conduct are judged to be well founded the Championship organisers may issue warnings or require remedial actions and/or report the matter to the Championship Stewards who may impose appropriate penalties which can include loss of Championship points and/or race bans through to Championship Expulsion and referral to the Motorsport UK.

2.3.2 It is imperative that we promote the safety and wellbeing of young people and adults at risk.  In addition to this all participants must be aware of their behaviour and conduct at all times and abusive language and harmful behaviour will not be tolerated.  Any such incidents must be reported to the Club Safeguarding Officer and/or Motorsport UK.  The Motorsport UK Safeguarding policy, guidance documents including reporting mechanisms are available on the Motorsport UK website. 

2.3.3 Transgressions of the Motorsport UK “Getting Back on Track” guidance document may incur a penalty, see

https://www.motorsportuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/getting-motorsport-back-on-track-karting-appendix-v18-may-2020.pdfFinal instructions and Supplementary Regulations for each event will detail the requirements.

3.  SPORTING REGULATIONS-CHAMPIONSHIP RACE MEETINGS AND RACE PROCEDURE. 

3.1. ENTRIES.  Supplementary regulations and entry forms will be available to all registered drivers in sufficient time for entries to be made prior to the closing dates. 

3.1.1.  Competitors are responsible for sending in correct and complete entries with the correct fee, or via the online entry system, to arrive prior to the closing dates, which will be shown in the SRs. 

3.1.2. Entries will be acknowledged by email and if a SAE is enclosed with the entry for that purpose. 

3.1.3. The entry fee will be according to the SRs for each meeting.

Entry fees will only be refunded in full if withdrawn by written request prior to the closing date. 

4.  CHAMPIONSHIP AND ROUND PENALTIES. 

4.1. INFRINGEMENT OF TECHNICAL REGULATIONS. 

4.1.1. Arising from post race scrutineering or Judicial Action, minimum action exclusion from the race or timed qualifying session, the maximum action the provisions of Motorsport UK regulations C3.5.1 (a) & (b). 

4.1.2.   Infringement of non-technical Motorsport UK regulations and the Sporting regulations issued herewith and individual SR`s, as per 2020 Motorsport UK Judicial Procedure Regulations. 

5.  TECHNICAL REGULATIONS. Motorsport UK current specific karting technical regulations apply together with the current ABkC regulations and ABkC nominated tyres within the current Karting UK Yearbook and the SRs for the meeting.

ELIGIBLE CLASSES: Provided there is a minimum of eight club members gaining points in the class over the year, (or less at the sole discretion of the club committee), the following classes are offered: IAME Cadet, Honda Cadet, Junior TKM, TKM Extreme (not incl TKM 4-stroke), MiniMax,  Junior Max, MiniX, Junior & Senior X30, KZ2, KZ UK, 250 National, TKM Clubman, Formula Libre as shown in this section.  The regulations for all classes offered may be found in the 2020 Karting UK Yearbook and Formula Libre and TKM Clubman as published with the following modifications below;

FL1.3 Chassis: As per Karting Yearbook

d.3.8.4 for TKM Extreme Clubman and also for Formula Libre with Junior Max engine used then must also be a minimum of 2 years old.  The entrant must provide confirmation of age of chassis if requested.  The CIK dismountable front fairing mounting kit is mandatory.

FL1.4 Engine: As per Karting Yearbook D3.8.4 for TKM Extreme Clubman (TKM) and for Formula Libre only the Rotax Junior Max engine and ancillaries as per Rotax FR125 fiche except that no EVO parts are permitted (F. Libre)

FL1.5 Transmission: For TKM Clubman front and rear sprocket are open. For F. Libre only a 12 tooth front sprocket and a 80 rear sprocket is permitted.  If found necessary the club reserves the right to amend the rear sprocket size by bulletin prior to any race meeting.

FL1.6 Tyres: No new slick tyres are permitted.  Only used slick tyres (to TKM Extreme class regulations) may be used which must be between 2.8mm and 1mm on the tread depth holes at the start of the meeting which will be stamped and/or barcoded and must be used at subsequent meetings until below the minimum tread depth. If one tyre on an axle is approved for change, the other tyre on the same axle may also be changed.  The decision of the Chief Scrutineer on tyre eligibility for a meeting is final. Any request for a change must be made before official practice.  Slick tyres must be used for a minimum of three race meetings at Shenington. The penalty for an earlier tyre change is a points deduction equivalent to three places for that meeting.  Exceptionally tyres may be changed before the minimum tread depth is reached for the July (SuperPrix) round if requested.  Only wet tyres to TKM Extreme class regulations are permitted. 

FL1.8 General: Ride height is not restricted. 

FL1.8.1 Weight: As per Karting Yearbook D3.8.2 (TKM Clubman) or 175kg (F. Libre).  In F.Libre the minimum driver weight is 65kg. The winner of a round will be required to add 4kg to the class weight for the following round in which he or she takes part, fixed in accordance with U.29.  If not the winner of that subsequent round, the weight penalty may be removed for the next round.  Winner weight does not need to be used at SuperPrix July round, must be taken at next race entered.

FL1.8.2 Number Plates: As per Libre - White with Black Numbers except that F. Libre will have a minimum of a 15mm width blue strip underneath the numbers. U17.27 applies.

The 2019 championship winner in either TKM Clubman or F.Libre class will have 25 points deducted from his final score in 2020 series after dropped scores are applied. A driver who has been awarded a top ten number in the Super One Series or British Kart Championship anytime within the previous three years may not race in the class, unless with permission from the SKRC committee.

IAME & Honda Cadet: Only two sets of slicks are permitted for club members for the entire championship season except for the SuperPrix on 18/19 July where any set new or used may be raced. Members joining from August onwards are only permitted one set of slicks.  These maybe be bar-coded into the system at any time during the championship season and on first use and any two front and two rear used for an individual raceday.  Should a tyre be damaged beyond use then a request must be made for an exchange for one of the others from the two sets before leaving parc ferme (or for post July members one extra tyre).  Unless otherwise stated the bar codes of the tyres being used must be entered on the scrutineering card.  Should a different set or tyre be requested for use on a race day no points will be awarded, the driver will be treated as a guest driver.  The request must be made in writing prior to practice.  For social distancing reasons the requirement to only use two sets of tyres per season may be waived if bar coding does not take place in which case the tyres must not be new and be as guest drivers with maximum tread depth 3.8mm before the first heat or timed qualifying and must be obviously used for a minimum of approximately 40 laps, the Chief Scrutineer decision on eligibility is final.  If waived this will be detailed in final instructions for Supplementary Regulations for the event.

Driver details will be held on a Database and will be subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS FOR SATURDAY 17th October 2020

1. The SHENINGTON KART RACING CLUB (SKRC) will organise Interclub permit kart race meetings at the Shenington Circuit, as per these regulations and the regulations of the event, on 17 October 2020 under the Motorsport UK permit number 119019. (Interclub) and will be for the following classes: IAME Cadet, MiniX, Junior X30, Senior X30, MiniMax, Junior Max, Senior Max, 210 National, KZ2, KZ UK which will be a round of the ABkC S4 Championship for KZ UK, championship permit number CH2020/K021(C) and in accordance with their regulations.

2. Held under the General Regulations of the Motorsport UK (incorporating the provisions of the International Sporting Code of the FIA) and the Supplementary Regulations.

3. The event is open to all members of the SKRC & all members of ABkC clubs (provided the club is in current membership of the ABkC) and in possession of a valid Motorsport UK Entrants licence. Competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the holder of a Kart PG Entrant’s licence who must sign on as Entrant of that competitor. Drivers and Entrant/Drivers must be in possession of a valid Interclub (Novice) Kart licence (minimum) or valid Licence and Medical issued by Motorsport Ireland (H25.1.1 & H25.1.5), or be in possession of the highest grade of national Kart licence or valid CIK-FIA International Licence, together with their ASN’s written consent ((H)25.2.1 and FIA ISC Article 2.3.7.b applies).& show an ABkC club membership card. All signing on will be via online digital means and must be completed prior to the event.

4. All Interclub events listed in the accompanying championship regulations are part of the Shenington Kart Club championship, (Permit No CH2020/K042). Exceptions are shown in Championship Regulation 1.6.

5. The programme times are as follows: Digital confirmations of Signing on and scrutineering self declarations from 7.45am to 9-00am, Practice 9-30am, First race 12am, (all these times are approximate) Racing should be completed by 6 pm.

6. The event will consist of two or three heats of 6/7/8laps and a final of 8-16 laps or timed durations, (or at the discretion of the Clerk of Course) except when notified in the Regulations of the Event or meetings may have a timed qualifying session for heat positions and a final. Lap scoring will be by means of transponders (U5) which will be TAG-Heuer. For all classes the first and subsequent heat position will be allocated by means of a computerised or manual randomised programme, allocating a fair share of front/middle/back. Final grids calculated as per Karting Yearbook App. 4E, System A Points Low. Final grid tie-break is best first heat position. Heats and finals duration may be reduced in wet weather or unforeseen circumstances and will be announced on the dummy grid accordingly prior to each race. Changes can also be made during races for safety reasons.

7. The track measures 1211 metres (gearbox), 1018 metres (direct drive) the number of corners are 10, the surface is tarmac and the track licence number is K/2020139. Races will be organised for classes as shown in Championship Regulations Section 5. Compatible 4-stroke classes may run together with 2-stroke classes (U18.2.1 & U18.2.2).

7a. Entries will be limited to one grid per class at discretion of the organisers. The maximum entry is 150 drivers, the minimum number of starters for each race is 10. The organisers reserve the right to cancel or amalgamate classes.

7b. Rolling lap and start procedure: Direct drive classes will have a slow rolling start and Honda Cadet a standing start, gearbox classes a standing start except that Formula 210 may be offered a rolling start. The maximum grid will never exceed 34, and 30 for gearbox. STARTS will be as MOTORSPORT UK specific karting regulations U7.5-U7.8.4 inclusive. Penalties may be imposed on the pole position driver for speed considered to be too fast or too slow, where reference may be made to a speed indicator device. Penalties may also be imposed on the No 2 position driver if considered to have broken formation prior to the start line. For standing starts a place or time penalty may be imposed on any driver judged to have jumped the start. Drivers who fail to take their correct position on the dummy grid when instructed, must start the race at the rear of the last row of the grid. Excessive weaving to warm up tyres is prohibited. The Safety Line (U7.5.4) is designated as a white line across the track. The acceleration line is marked across the circuit prior to the start line. Formation laps subsequent to the first one may use a shortened track distance as directed by marshals. Penalty for speeding prior to the start line with judge of fact reference to a speed indicator device is 5s.

7c. RACE STOPS will be as MOTORSPORT UK specific karting regulations U7.9-U7.10.2 inclusive. The Black/Yellow flag may be deployed, drivers must slow down. All laps count towards race total. Should the Red flag be shown all competitors will stop racing immediately, slow down and proceed to the start line, unless the circuit is blocked, and stop and as per Motorsport UK regulations.

7d. Any driver missing out part of the circuit, whether deliberately or not, may be penalised up to the equivalent of one lap in a time or place penalty. Any driver considered to be baulking or blocking another driver may be penalised. Q.14.4.1 applies. A driver who consistently places their kart on a line that is not that recognised as the racing line, in an effort to prevent being overtaken, may be warned as to their unsporting conduct and should they continue they may be penalised under C2.3.2 or C1.1.5. Lap times may be taken into consideration.

8. SKRC Championship Regulations 2.3 (Race ‘n’ Respect) and 3.1 will apply to all competitors.

9. All drivers will take part in one practice session of three laps, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk

10. Four number plates are required, one each at front, rear and either side.

11. Vehicles in the pits must not park in the pit spaces indicated by a number, which are reserved for specific members. The speed limit for vehicles is 5mph, karts must not be driven in the pits under any circumstances.

12. Judges of fact will be - the chief lap scorer (judging laps completed & judging jump starts), the Chief Scrutineer/Eligibility Scrutineer (on technical matters), a Clerk of the Course judging start line speed and false starts, one or more noise officials (judging kart sound levels) and officials judging displaced front fairings and track limits.

12a. Drive by sound level tests will be carried out at the point designated on the track diagram between Café and Pits corners by overhead microphone at a height of 3.6 metres plus or minus 0.1 metres. Any kart exceeding the class limit will receive the black flag signal and must return to the pits immediately and report to the Clerk of the Course. The limits are Cadet 96dBA, X30 Jun, Rotax MiniMax & Junior 100dBA; all Formula TKM classes, X30 Senior and Rotax Max 103dBA; OKJ 101dB, OK 104dB, 450cc 4-stroke gearbox 103dB, other classes 105dBA. If the scrutineer requests further tests the kart must remain in parc ferme until permitted to leave. Karts within 1dBA of the limit may receive a warning notice and should take steps to reduce the sound level output before the next race. Any kart that loses a noise intake box must return to the pits immediately. Any kart that has a breakage or excessive leakage in the exhaust system must immediately stop racing and park in a place of safety and not attempt to return to the pits. Karts over the noise limit may be excluded and will only be permitted to return to their next race if they have clearly shown an improvement or modification likely to reduce noise output. Warning flags may be given at the noise monitoring station in addition to the start / finish line. All warning flags may be given by an appropriately coloured panel digital display (Q15.1).

12b. All karts must conform to the Motorsports UK and ABkC regulations set out in the 2020 Motorsport UK Karting Yearbook and where indicated the 2020 Motorsport UK Yearbook and as shown in Sect 5 of Championship Regulations. All gearbox karts must have a CIK noise box or of a type approved for that kart by the ABkC or class regulations. Karts must always comply with the MOTORSPORT UK Karting Yearbook noise technical regulations Appendix 3, regardless of the type of silencer. All these classes subject to MOTORSPORT UK approval of KTE’s. Fuel for the KZ2 & KZ UK classes only may be CIK Compliant 102 octane as per U.16.17. KZ2 Class weight is amended to180kg. IAME MiniX, Junior X30 & Senior X30 classes must have fitted the additional IAME Silencer Part Number X30125723-K and as per the official IAME Exhaust Silencer specification sheet.

12c. All karts must be fitted with a TAG-Heuer transponder provided by the entrant. This must be fitted in accordance with MOTORSPORT UK Karting Yearbook Appendix 4 Section F. It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure that the transponder is working correctly, the signal is not obscured by chassis parts or bodywork and the battery is sufficiently charged.

12d. Two engines and one chassis may be scrutineered in all classes. Prior to the first race of the meeting commencing a driver may substitute an engine and or chassis after obtaining the permission of the scrutineer. During the meeting should a chassis be damaged beyond repair on the recommendation of the scrutineer and at the discretion of the Clerk of Course a second chassis will be permitted.

12e. SCRUTINEERING DOCUMENT: All competitors will be given a scrutineering document for which they have sole responsibility to complete correctly as per Karting Yearbook Appendix 4 & 4A including seal numbers if used and hand to the Scrutineer at pre-race scrutineering. (The Chief Scrutineer hereby has limited discretion to correct obvious typographical errors on the card at Clubman/Nat B events)

12f. Only one set of dry tyres and one set of new wet tyres, Cadets only one set of wet tyres new or used, will be allowed for racing (not including official practice) except where a tyre is damaged beyond use as determined by the Chief Scrutineer one extra front and one extra rear may be allowed. It is the competitor’s responsibility to make sure the Scrutineer inspects a faulty tyre before the kart leaves the track exit/weighing in area. All drivers in Cadet must NOT use new slick tyres, maximum tread depth 3.8mm before the first heat or timed qualifying and must be obviously used for a minimum of approximately 40 laps, the Chief Scrutineer decision on eligibility is final. Bar code numbers may be used for enforcement. Slick or wet race tyres must be barcoded by machine only if requested. Slick tyres barcodes must be entered on the scrutineering document.

12g. Deleted

12h. At the direction of the Chief Scrutineer, standard parts (e.g. ignition) or tyres (similar or better tread depth) or fuel may be supplied by the organisers and must if requested be exchanged. These parts/tyres must be returned in good working order at the end of the meeting, a charge may be made for fuel / oil used.

12i. The club reserves the right to require all competitors in any class to carry sponsors’ decals. The requirement will be made in final instructions.

12j.By countersigning as parents/guardians/guarantors of minors they agree that they have no objection to still or moving images being taken of the driver / volunteer official undertaking their sporting activities and the minor’s details as given being kept in a database. The Club Child Safeguarding Officer (CCSO) is Mr. Tom Whitehouse.

12k. On responding to a black flag, a driver may be permitted to carry out a slow drive-through on the pits repair lane. The driver must then report to the Clerk of the Course after the race.

12l. At no time may a kart be lifted over a track perimeter fence.

12m. On board video cameras are not permitted except with the specific written permission of both Chief Scrutineer and Chief Clerk of the Course, which will not normally be given.

12n. Only the driver and one mechanic is permitted on the dummy grid, unless with specific permission of an official of the meeting. The mechanic must wear the wrist band if issued by the club.

12o. The club’s policy on commercial photography and video is available on the website www.sheningtonkrc.co.uk

13. Prizes will be awarded as goods or trophies for each five entries per class or less at the discretion of the Secretary of the Meeting. In the event of any provisional result being revised after provisional presentations and such revisions affect the distribution of awards the competitors concerned must return such awards to the SKRC in good condition within 7 days.

14. Entries open on publication of the SKRC calendar. Entries close at normal fee on the Saturday prior to the meeting. Entries to Mrs. S. Game, 16 Graham Rd, Bicester Oxon OX26 2HP and must be completed online. The entry fee* is £70 Members, £85 non-members and £85 for Super 4 class, Entries will be selected by date of receipt, but entries may be refused if the class desired is full (see 7a). Entries after 7 days prior may be accepted at an additional cost of £10 subject to availability. An entry fee will be returned on receipt of a written request up to 7 days prior. Entries and any final instructions will be notified by email. All entries must be made online complete with payment and a declaration made of those accompanying up to two persons per driver and if requested vehicle registration numbers. This must include any team mechanic. Checks for compliance may be carried out at the circuit entrance and random checks during the event. Transgressions may result in disqualification from the event.

14a. Should a meeting be cancelled after signing on but before practice has started, the entry fee for this meeting will carried forward to the next meeting. However should a driver wish to have a refund then an administration fee of £10 will be deducted from this refund.

14b. Should a driver cancel his/her entry more than 7 days before the race an administration fee of £10 will be deducted, otherwise no refund will be made.

15. The stewards of the meeting will be Steve Weatherhead, Adrian Game, Keith Bisp, Boyd Barrington, Tony Bury.

The Clerks of Course will be from Andrew Hornsey, Andrew Sedden, Peter Cox, Alan Bryant, Ian Higgins, John Watson, Jamie Roe, Ben Edward as shown in the (digital) programme or bulletin.

The Competition Secretary will be Sonja Game & the Eligibility Scrutineer will be Paul Klaassen.            

Provisional results will be displayed on the notice board in race control as soon as possible after the completion of a race. Rule C5.2.1 – C5.2.3 inclusive apply. Post Race Scrutineering will take place after heats and finals and all results are deemed provisional until all karts are released by the Scrutineers and/or after completion of any Judicial or Technical procedures, including the testing of fuel, which may take several days. After 30 days the results will become final provided there are no appeals or tribunals outstanding that may affect those results. Any changes to the original provisional results will be published.

16. Protests and appeals must be made in accordance with the Motorsport UK Year Book Section C and with the appropriate fee. Any entrant who protests the eligibility of an engine will be required to deposit the cost of the engine strip and inspection which will be forfeit if the engine is deemed eligible.

17. The scrutineers will be making fuel, fluid and tyre tests as per Blue Book C4.3, D.34 and D.36.

17a. Any DRIVER suspected of having illegal fuel or tyres after these tests will be obliged to pay a fee of normally £300 deposit or as agreed with the Chief Scrutineer for an Motorsport UK approved fuel/tyre test and the race results will be declared provisional.

17b. Following an approved Motorsport UK test where the fuel/tyre is found to be illegal the DRIVER will be excluded from the results and his/her conduct reported to Motorsport UK for consideration by a disciplinary Tribunal. Tyre tests may be carried out by a portable volatile organic compound (VOC) detector used to detect the application of illegal chemical substances applied to tyres, in contravention of MOTORSPORT UK regulation U16.9 and as per Motorsport UK Karting Yearbook App 4 section G.

18. All competitors and their team members are forbidden from entering the following areas - Shenington Village (except when using the facilities within the village), lap scoring, the farm equipment area, the noise test area (other than the driver & mechanic), parc ferme (other than the driver and two mechanics when specified in the Regulations of the Meeting), the track itself and its surrounds (unless given permission by the Clerk of Course) and the non-spectator areas of the banks at any time. Generators must be switched off between the hours of 2300 and 0700. The use or riding of bikes, scooters, gopeds etc by anyone in the pits is strictly forbidden at any time, as is the driving of motor vehicles for which the driver is not authorised under RTA legislation. Cars must be parked in the car park field and not in the pits area. Access to the circuit without permission is prohibited, track walks at any time are forbidden, access for dogs, bikes etc is prohibited at all times. The use of stakes driven into the hard standing in the paddock is forbidden. Stepladders or temporary structures for viewing adjacent to the track perimeter are forbidden. Tyres must not be left at the circuit under any circumstances (minimum penalty £10 per tyre). The penalty for all of the above is up to and including exclusion from the meeting. Dogs are permitted but must be kept inside a vehicle or on a lead at all times and are not permitted on the track at any time. Commercial teams must have public liability insurance and a Motorsport UK Entrant licence, see 1.4.3 of championship regulations.

19. Starting an engine other than in the designated area next the dummy grid with the permission of the Chief Scrutineer entails a fine of £50 for first offence and thereafter a penalty up to disqualification from the meeting (U12.7).

*Dates and Permit number will change by race - see notice board in reception and programme.

20. COVID19 RESTART ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS:

20.1 Entrant/driver must declare accompanying persons (up to two per driver) e.g. PG Entrant and a mechanic, and if requested all vehicle registration numbers. Checks will be made.

20.2 Should any person be required to leave the circuit prior to the end of racing for the day, this must be notified to race control. Should this be due to feeling unwell this must be made known to the organiser.

20.3 Entry to race control signing on should only be made for collection of a hire transponder (prepaid and booked on line) or if called to see the Clerk of the Course or Stewards. A one way system will be in operation. All inquiries to be made by telephone to 01295 688035.

20.4 Results and bulletins will be posted on the website or by other digital means. Forms will be available digitally for protests and appeals.

20.5 Take away food and drinks must not be consumed by the catering vehicle, social distancing must be observed as per use of queuing signs on the ground.

20.6 The wearing of face masks is mandatory at all times in the paddock, awnings, buildings or in the fenced area surrounding the dummy grid and brown building, or spectating. Under 6 year olds are exempt from wearing a face mask. Exemptions are in a vehicle if alone or with a member of the same resident family, or whilst eating or drinking with appropriate social distancing. Marshals and officials alone on the circuit are exempted but use of a face mask is still recommended. Note there are no exemptions to this for those with medical exemptions for not wearing a face covering, they should NOT attend the meeting. It is highly recommended that fluid resistant type IIR masks are used in preference to face coverings. A visor is not an acceptable replacement for a face mask/covering. Face masks/coverings are for individual and personal use and should not be shared with others.   Hand washing and/or sanitising remains critical. In escalating order of severity the following actions will apply for non-compliance: i verbal warning, ii for a second offence, the COVID-19 Officer will refer to the Clerk of the Course and Motorsport UK Steward, iii any further non-compliance by that same individual will result in removal from the venue.

20.7 Drivers must wear helmets from entry to the pre-grid to exit from the collecting area and unless requiring medical attention all time on circuit. Reasonable social distancing should take place on the pre-grid area. Mechanics and drivers to remain with their karts except for the minimum possible time to park the trolley. They may be required to step back if required by an official or scrutineer. No gathering at the front of the grid.

20.8 Karts and trolleys should be sanitised between sessions and prior to arriving on pre-grid or if permitted the start area.

20.9 Mechanics and PG Entrants must observe social distancing behind spectator fences and be wearing a face mask. The Grandstand is out of bounds.

20.10 Drivers requested to queue for the weigh bridge must stop on the marked spots, distanced, and proceed when requested. At the weight bridge the driver must stand on the opposite side to the scales indicator. Mechanics must queue socially distanced on the outside of the building following the one way system.

20.11 If a driver breaks down during a session they should if possible give a thumbs up to an approaching marshal, otherwise it will be assumed medical attention is required. If possible the driver should place their kart in a safe position then proceed to a safe area which will be designated during the driver briefing, keeping their helmet on.

20.12 Drivers returning to the collecting area following a session must park their kart on top of one of the signs on the ground, furthest away clear spots first and working back towards the entrance to the collecting area.

20.13 Team vehicle awnings to be roof only wherever possible and kept well ventilated and unless given written permission by the organisers only arrive on the morning of the event and depart the same day. Wherever possible pit spaces to have appropriate spacing between neighbouring teams. Teams must keep a record of all personnel attending.

20.14 Competitors must bring a first aid kit for minor injuries, the use of the medics will be prioritised for on track.

SKRC (the organiser) assumes that all personnel at the circuit for an event will behave in a sensible and safe manner in accordance with the current government guidelines and the Motorsport UK “Getting Back on Track” guidelines for kart racing.

20.15 The Club COVID19 Officer is Steve Weatherhead – all officials for the meeting will be on the digital programme

Entrant details will be held on a Database and will be subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 with the club’s Privacy Policy available on www.sheningtonkrc.co.uk

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS FOR SUNDAY 18th OTOBER 2020

1. The SHENINGTON KART RACING CLUB (SKRC) will organise Interclub permit kart race meetings at the Shenington Circuit, as per these regulations and the regulations of the event, on 18 October 2020 under the Motorsport UK permit number 115286 (Interclub) and will be for the following classes: Honda Cadet, Junior TKM, TKM Extreme, Formula Libre, TKM Clubman, 250 National, which will be a round of the ABkC S4 Championship for 250 National, championship permit number CH2020/K020(C ) and in accordance with their regulations.

2. Held under the General Regulations of the Motorsport UK (incorporating the provisions of the International Sporting Code of the FIA) and the Supplementary Regulations.

3. The event is open to all members of the SKRC & all members of ABkC clubs (provided the club is in current membership of the ABkC) and in possession of a valid Motorsport UK Entrants licence. Competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the holder of a Kart PG Entrant’s licence who must sign on as Entrant of that competitor. Drivers and Entrant/Drivers must be in possession of a valid Interclub (Novice) Kart licence (minimum) or valid Licence and Medical issued by Motorsport Ireland (H25.1.1 & H25.1.5), or be in possession of the highest grade of national Kart licence or valid CIK-FIA International Licence, together with their ASN’s written consent ((H)25.2.1 and FIA ISC Article 2.3.7.b applies).& show an ABkC club membership card. All signing on will be via online digital means and must be completed prior to the event.

4. All Interclub events listed in the accompanying championship regulations are part of the Shenington Kart Club championship, (Permit No CH2020/K042). Exceptions are shown in Championship Regulation 1.6.

5. The programme times are as follows: Digital confirmations of Signing on and scrutineering self declarations from 7.45am to 9-00am, Practice 9-30am, First race 12am, (all these times are approximate) Racing should be completed by 6 pm.

6. The event will consist of two or three heats of 6/7/8laps and a final of 8-16 laps or timed durations, (or at the discretion of the Clerk of Course) except when notified in the Regulations of the Event or meetings may have a timed qualifying session for heat positions and a final. Lap scoring will be by means of transponders (U5) which will be TAG-Heuer. For all classes the first and subsequent heat position will be allocated by means of a computerised or manual randomised programme, allocating a fair share of front/middle/back. Final grids calculated as per Karting Yearbook App. 4E, System A Points Low. Final grid tie-break is best first heat position. Heats and finals duration may be reduced in wet weather or unforeseen circumstances and will be announced on the dummy grid accordingly prior to each race. Changes can also be made during races for safety reasons.

7. The track measures 1211 metres (gearbox), 1018 metres (direct drive) the number of corners are 10, the surface is tarmac and the track licence number is K/2020139. Races will be organised for classes as shown in Championship Regulations Section 5. Compatible 4-stroke classes may run together with 2-stroke classes (U18.2.1 & U18.2.2).

7a. Entries will be limited to one grid per class at discretion of the organisers. The maximum entry is 150 drivers, the minimum number of starters for each race is 10. The organisers reserve the right to cancel or amalgamate classes.

7b. Rolling lap and start procedure: Direct drive classes will have a slow rolling start and Honda Cadet a standing start, gearbox classes a standing start except that Formula 210 may be offered a rolling start The maximum grid will never exceed 34, and 30 for gearbox. STARTS will be as MOTORSPORT UK specific karting regulations U7.5-U7.8.4 inclusive. Penalties may be imposed on the pole position driver for speed considered to be too fast or too slow, where reference may be made to a speed indicator device. Penalties may also be imposed on the No 2 position driver if considered to have broken formation prior to the start line. For standing starts a place or time penalty may be imposed on any driver judged to have jumped the start. Drivers who fail to take their correct position on the dummy grid when instructed, must start the race at the rear of the last row of the grid. Excessive weaving to warm up tyres is prohibited. The Safety Line (U7.5.4) is designated as a white line across the track. The acceleration line is marked across the circuit prior to the start line. Formation laps subsequent to the first one may use a shortened track distance as directed by marshals. Penalty for speeding prior to the start line with judge of fact reference to a speed indicator device is 5s.

7c. RACE STOPS will be as MOTORSPORT UK specific karting regulations U7.9-U7.10.2 inclusive. The Black/Yellow flag may be deployed, drivers must slow down. All laps count towards race total. Should the Red flag be shown all competitors will stop racing immediately, slow down and proceed to the start line, unless the circuit is blocked, and stop and as per Motorsport UK regulations.

7d. Any driver missing out part of the circuit, whether deliberately or not, may be penalised up to the equivalent of one lap in a time or place penalty. Any driver considered to be baulking or blocking another driver may be penalised. Q.14.4.1 applies. A driver who consistently places their kart on a line that is not that recognised as the racing line, in an effort to prevent being overtaken, may be warned as to their unsporting conduct and should they continue they may be penalised under C2.3.2 or C1.1.5. Lap times may be taken into consideration.

8. SKRC Championship Regulations 2.3 (Race ‘n’ Respect) and 3.1 will apply to all competitors.

9. All drivers will take part in one practice session of three laps, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk

10. Four number plates are required, one each at front, rear and either side.

11. Vehicles in the pits must not park in the pit spaces indicated by a number, which are reserved for specific members. The speed limit for vehicles is 5mph, karts must not be driven in the pits under any circumstances.

12. Judges of fact will be - the chief lap scorer (judging laps completed & judging jump starts), the Chief Scrutineer/Eligibility Scrutineer (on technical matters), a Clerk of the Course judging start line speed and false starts, one or more noise officials (judging kart sound levels) and officials judging displaced front fairings and track limits.

12a. Drive by sound level tests will be carried out at the point designated on the track diagram between Café and Pits corners by overhead microphone at a height of 3.6 metres plus or minus 0.1 metres. Any kart exceeding the class limit will receive the black flag signal and must return to the pits immediately and report to the Clerk of the Course. The limits are Cadet 96dBA, X30 Jun, Rotax MiniMax & Junior 100dBA; all Formula TKM classes, X30 Senior and Rotax Max 103dBA; OKJ 101dB, OK 104dB, 450cc 4-stroke gearbox 103dB, other classes 105dBA. If the scrutineer requests further tests the kart must remain in parc ferme until permitted to leave. Karts within 1dBA of the limit may receive a warning notice and should take steps to reduce the sound level output before the next race. Any kart that loses a noise intake box must return to the pits immediately. Any kart that has a breakage or excessive leakage in the exhaust system must immediately stop racing and park in a place of safety and not attempt to return to the pits. Karts over the noise limit may be excluded and will only be permitted to return to their next race if they have clearly shown an improvement or modification likely to reduce noise output. Warning flags may be given at the noise monitoring station in addition to the start / finish line. All warning flags may be given by an appropriately coloured panel digital display (Q15.1).

12b. All karts must conform to the Motorsports UK and ABkC regulations set out in the 2020 Motorsport UK Karting Yearbook and where indicated the 2020 Motorsport UK Yearbook and as shown in Sect 5 of Championship Regulations. All gearbox karts must have a CIK noise box or of a type approved for that kart by the ABkC or class regulations. Karts must always comply with the MOTORSPORT UK Karting Yearbook noise technical regulations Appendix 3, regardless of the type of silencer. All these classes subject to MOTORSPORT UK approval of KTE’s. Fuel for the KZ2 & KZ UK classes only may be CIK Compliant 102 octane as per U.16.17.

12c. All karts must be fitted with a TAG-Heuer transponder provided by the entrant. This must be fitted in accordance with MOTORSPORT UK Karting Yearbook Appendix 4 Section F. It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure that the transponder is working correctly, the signal is not obscured by chassis parts or bodywork and the battery is sufficiently charged.

12d. Two engines and one chassis may be scrutineered in all classes. Prior to the first race of the meeting commencing a driver may substitute an engine and or chassis after obtaining the permission of the scrutineer. During the meeting should a chassis be damaged beyond repair on the recommendation of the scrutineer and at the discretion of the Clerk of Course a second chassis will be permitted.

12e. SCRUTINEERING DOCUMENT: All competitors will be given a scrutineering document for which they have sole responsibility to complete correctly as per Karting Yearbook Appendix 4 & 4A including seal numbers if used and hand to the Scrutineer at pre-race scrutineering. (The Chief Scrutineer hereby has limited discretion to correct obvious typographical errors on the card at Clubman/Nat B events)

12f. Only one set of dry tyres and one set of new wet tyres, Cadets only one set of wet tyres new or used, will be allowed for racing (not including official practice) except where a tyre is damaged beyond use as determined by the Chief Scrutineer one extra front and one extra rear may be allowed. It is the competitor’s responsibility to make sure the Scrutineer inspects a faulty tyre before the kart leaves the track exit/weighing in area. All drivers in Cadet must NOT use new slick tyres, maximum tread depth 3.8mm before the first heat or timed qualifying and must be obviously used for a minimum of approximately 40 laps, the Chief Scrutineer decision on eligibility is final. Bar code numbers may be used for enforcement. Slick or wet race tyres must be barcoded by machine only if requested. Slick tyres barcodes must be entered on the scrutineering document.

12g. Deleted

12h. At the direction of the Chief Scrutineer, standard parts (e.g. ignition) or tyres (similar or better tread depth) or fuel may be supplied by the organisers and must if requested be exchanged. These parts/tyres must be returned in good working order at the end of the meeting, a charge may be made for fuel / oil used.

12i. The club reserves the right to require all competitors in any class to carry sponsors’ decals. The requirement will be made in final instructions.

12j.By countersigning as parents/guardians/guarantors of minors they agree that they have no objection to still or moving images being taken of the driver / volunteer official undertaking their sporting activities and the minor’s details as given being kept in a database. The Club Child Safeguarding Officer (CCSO) is Mr. Tom Whitehouse.

12k. On responding to a black flag, a driver may be permitted to carry out a slow drive-through on the pits repair lane. The driver must then report to the Clerk of the Course after the race.

12l. At no time may a kart be lifted over a track perimeter fence.

12m. On board video cameras are not permitted except with the specific written permission of both Chief Scrutineer and Chief Clerk of the Course, which will not normally be given.

12n. Only the driver and one mechanic is permitted on the dummy grid, unless with specific permission of an official of the meeting. The mechanic must wear the wrist band if issued by the club.

12o. The club’s policy on commercial photography and video is available on the website www.sheningtonkrc.co.uk

13. Prizes will be awarded as goods or trophies for each five entries per class or less at the discretion of the Secretary of the Meeting. In the event of any provisional result being revised after provisional presentations and such revisions affect the distribution of awards the competitors concerned must return such awards to the SKRC in good condition within 7 days.

14. Entries open on publication of the SKRC calendar. Entries close at normal fee on the Saturday prior to the meeting. Entries to Mrs. S. Game, 16 Graham Rd, Bicester Oxon OX26 2HP and must be or completed online. The entry fee* is £70 Members, £85 non-members, and £85 for Super 4 class, Entries will be selected by date of receipt, but entries may be refused if the class desired is full (see 7a). Entries after 7 days prior may be accepted at an additional cost of £10 subject to availability. An entry fee will be returned on receipt of a written request up to 7 days prior. Entries and any final instructions will be notified by email. All entries must be made online complete with payment and a declaration made of those accompanying up to two persons per driver and if requested vehicle registration numbers. This must include any team mechanic. Checks for compliance may be carried out at the circuit entrance and random checks during the event. Transgressions may result in disqualification from the event.

14a. Should a meeting be cancelled after signing on but before practice has started, the entry fee for this meeting will carried forward to the next meeting. However should a driver wish to have a refund then an administration fee of £10 will be deducted from this refund.

14b. Should a driver cancel his/her entry more than 7 days before the race an administration fee of £10 will be deducted, otherwise no refund will be made.

15. The stewards of the meeting will be Steve Weatherhead, Adrian Game, Keith Bisp, Boyd Barrington, Tony Bury.

The Clerks of Course will be from Andrew Hornsey, Andrew Sedden, Peter Cox, Alan Bryant, Ian Higgins, John Watson, Jamie Roe, Ben Edward as shown in the (digital) programme or bulletin.

The Competition Secretary will be Sonja Game & the Eligibility Scrutineer will be Paul Klaassen.            

Provisional results will be displayed on the notice board in race control as soon as possible after the completion of a race. Rule C5.2.1 – C5.2.3 inclusive apply. Post Race Scrutineering will take place after heats and finals and all results are deemed provisional until all karts are released by the Scrutineers and/or after completion of any Judicial or Technical procedures, including the testing of fuel, which may take several days. After 30 days the results will become final provided there are no appeals or tribunals outstanding that may affect those results. Any changes to the original provisional results will be published.

16. Protests and appeals must be made in accordance with the Motorsport UK Year Book Section C and with the appropriate fee. Any entrant who protests the eligibility of an engine will be required to deposit the cost of the engine strip and inspection which will be forfeit if the engine is deemed eligible.

17. The scrutineers will be making fuel, fluid and tyre tests as per Blue Book C4.3, D.34 and D.36.

17a. Any DRIVER suspected of having illegal fuel or tyres after these tests will be obliged to pay a fee of normally £300 deposit or as agreed with the Chief Scrutineer for an Motorsport UK approved fuel/tyre test and the race results will be declared provisional.

17b. Following an approved Motorsport UK test where the fuel/tyre is found to be illegal the DRIVER will be excluded from the results and his/her conduct reported to Motorsport UK for consideration by a disciplinary Tribunal. Tyre tests may be carried out by a portable volatile organic compound (VOC) detector used to detect the application of illegal chemical substances applied to tyres, in contravention of MOTORSPORT UK regulation U16.9 and as per Motorsport UK Karting Yearbook App 4 section G.

18. All competitors and their team members are forbidden from entering the following areas - Shenington Village (except when using the facilities within the village), lap scoring, the farm equipment area, the noise test area (other than the driver & mechanic), parc ferme (other than the driver and two mechanics when specified in the Regulations of the Meeting), the track itself and its surrounds (unless given permission by the Clerk of Course) and the non-spectator areas of the banks at any time. Generators must be switched off between the hours of 2300 and 0700. The use or riding of bikes, scooters, gopeds etc by anyone in the pits is strictly forbidden at any time, as is the driving of motor vehicles for which the driver is not authorised under RTA legislation. Cars must be parked in the car park field and not in the pits area. Access to the circuit without permission is prohibited, track walks at any time are forbidden, access for dogs, bikes etc is prohibited at all times. The use of stakes driven into the hard standing in the paddock is forbidden. Stepladders or temporary structures for viewing adjacent to the track perimeter are forbidden. Tyres must not be left at the circuit under any circumstances (minimum penalty £10 per tyre). The penalty for all of the above is up to and including exclusion from the meeting. Dogs are permitted but must be kept inside a vehicle or on a lead at all times and are not permitted on the track at any time. Commercial teams must have public liability insurance and a Motorsport UK Entrant licence, see 1.4.3 of championship regulations.

19. Starting an engine other than in the designated area next the dummy grid with the permission of the Chief Scrutineer entails a fine of £50 for first offence and thereafter a penalty up to disqualification from the meeting (U12.7).

*Dates and Permit number will change by race - see notice board in reception and programme.

20. COVID19 RESTART ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS:

20.1 Entrant/driver must declare accompanying persons (up to two per driver) e.g. PG Entrant and a mechanic, and if requested all vehicle registration numbers. Checks will be made.

20.2 Should any person be required to leave the circuit prior to the end of racing for the day, this must be notified to race control. Should this be due to feeling unwell this must be made known to the organiser.

20.3 Entry to race control signing on should only be made for collection of a hire transponder (prepaid and booked on line) or if called to see the Clerk of the Course or Stewards. A one way system will be in operation. All inquiries to be made by telephone to 01295 688035.

20.4 Results and bulletins will be posted on the website or by other digital means. Forms will be available digitally for protests and appeals.

20.5 Take away food and drinks must not be consumed by the catering vehicle, social distancing must be observed as per use of queuing signs on the ground.

20.6 The wearing of face masks is mandatory at all times in the paddock, awnings, buildings or in the fenced area surrounding the dummy grid and brown building, or spectating. Under 6 year olds are exempt from wearing a face mask. Exemptions are in a vehicle if alone or with a member of the same resident family, or whilst eating or drinking with appropriate social distancing. Marshals and officials alone on the circuit are exempted but use of a face mask is still recommended. Note there are no exemptions to this for those with medical exemptions for not wearing a face covering, they should NOT attend the meeting. It is highly recommended that fluid resistant type IIR masks are used in preference to face coverings. A visor is not an acceptable replacement for a face mask/covering. Face masks/coverings are for individual and personal use and should not be shared with others.   Hand washing and/or sanitising remains critical. In escalating order of severity the following actions will apply for non-compliance: i verbal warning, ii for a second offence, the COVID-19 Officer will refer to the Clerk of the Course and Motorsport UK Steward, iii any further non-compliance by that same individual will result in removal from the venue.20.7 Drivers must wear helmets from entry to the pre-grid to exit from the collecting area and unless requiring medical attention all time on circuit. Reasonable social distancing should take place on the pre-grid area. Mechanics and drivers to remain with their karts except for the minimum possible time to park the trolley. They may be required to step back if required by an official or scrutineer. No gathering at the front of the grid.

20.8 Karts and trolleys should be sanitised between sessions and prior to arriving on pre-grid or if permitted the start area.

20.9 Mechanics and PG Entrants must observe social distancing behind spectator fences and be wearing a face mask. The Grandstand is out of bounds.

20.10 Drivers requested to queue for the weigh bridge must stop on the marked spots, distanced, and proceed when requested. At the weight bridge the driver must stand on the opposite side to the scales indicator. Mechanics must queue socially distanced on the outside of the building following the one way system.

20.11 If a driver breaks down during a session they should if possible give a thumbs up to an approaching marshal, otherwise it will be assumed medical attention is required. If possible the driver should place their kart in a safe position then proceed to a safe area which will be designated during the driver briefing, keeping their helmet on.

20.12 Drivers returning to the collecting area following a session must park their kart on top of one of the signs on the ground, furthest away clear spots first and working back towards the entrance to the collecting area.

20.13 Team vehicle awnings to be roof only wherever possible and kept well ventilated and unless given written permission by the organisers only arrive on the morning of the event and depart the same day. Wherever possible pit spaces to have appropriate spacing between neighbouring teams. Teams must keep a record of all personnel attending.

20.14 Competitors must bring a first aid kit for minor injuries, the use of the medics will be prioritised for on track.

SKRC (the organiser) assumes that all personnel at the circuit for an event will behave in a sensible and safe manner in accordance with the current government guidelines and the Motorsport UK “Getting Back on Track” guidelines for kart racing.

20.15 The Club COVID19 Officer is Steve Weatherhead – all officials for the meeting will be on the digital programme

Entrant details will be held on a Database and will be subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 with the club’s Privacy Policy available on www.sheningtonkrc.co.uk

 PENALTY SUMMARY 2020Draft

 When we have a visiting championship under a National B Permit, or for the whole of the July SuperPrix then the 3 man Judicial Panel will be in operation and the following will apply:

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