Penalties & Discipline

United Travel Race Series R1

Sunday, 5 June, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Kerry Haligan
161
ICS GT Cup Race 3
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor did break rule Sch 2 Art. 8.2. Car 161 was outside the start box before the start signal was given
The Clerk of the Course rules that 1) sch 2 Art. 8.2 was breached 2) penalty app.1 Sch P, Amendment 34005, A42.6 applies. 10 secs time penalty to race time.
The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that
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The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that

2011 Canterbury Rally

Sunday, 5 June, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Carl Rabbidge
48
Canterbury Rally
The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Stewards rule that because of insufficient distances avaialbe we believe that the Clerk of The Courses decision to be fair and responsible and that was to credit this competitor 20 secs to his time for that stage. Therew as no fault by the organisers, it was weather related.
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Competitor Coaching & Dual Sprints

Saturday, 21 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Andy Klava
8
D.S
The Clerk of the Course finds that the vehicle logbook was not produced at documentation this is in breach of rule App. 2 Sch A 3.4(6)
The Clerk of the Course rules that App. 1 Sch P - A.2 A.1 applies and that the competitor be fined the mandatory penalty of $50.00
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6 Hour Race at Pukekohe

Saturday, 14 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Colin Corkery
75
Endurance Race
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor failed to maintain position while under the safety car at 1708.43 this is in breach of App. 4 Sch Z 8.3.2
The Clerk of the Course rules that penalty App. 1 Sch P - AZ4.7 applies. Drive through penalty awarded and Completed.
2
Connal Dempsey
25
Endurance Race
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor failed to maintain position while under the safety car at 1708.99 this is in breach of APP. 4 SCH Z 8.3.2 and amendment 3408
The Clerk of the Course rules that App. 1 Sch P - AZ4.7 applies. Drive through penalty awarded and Completed.
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The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that

Hampton Downs Race Meeting

Sunday, 8 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Mike Simmonds / Lindsay Goodwin
33
Saloon Cars
The Clerk of the Course finds that log book did not comply. Cage number, address, photo. Sch A p158 7 (b)
The Clerk of the Course rules that the log book did breach Sch A; page 158 7(B) 4. Penalty A 2A.1 page 122 - $10 fine.
2
Shaun Varney
14
One seater Sports Car
The Clerk of the Course finds that log book did not comply - no photo. Sch A p158 (4).
The Clerk of the Course rules that log book did not comply. p158 Sch A (4) penalty AZA.1 p122 $50. Logbook was previously noted as needing a photo.
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Drift South Final

Saturday, 7 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Tom Hadlee
8
Clubsport Advanced
The Clerk of the Course finds that in the national sporting code: Competitor breached section 36(f) by continuing to drift the drift zone 4 times after being shown the chequered flag.
The Clerk of the Course rules that NSC.4 applies. No fine imposed. Competitor excluded from remaining practice sessions
2
Russell Major
89
Clubsport Advanced
The Clerk of the Course finds that in the national sporting code: Competitor breached section 36(f) by continuing to drift the drift zone 3 times after being shown the chequered flag.
The Clerk of the Course rules that NSC.4 applies. No fine imposed. Competitor excluded from remaining practice sessions
Endorsements & Suspensions
DecisionTypePenalty EndCompetitorCompetition NumberCompetition ClassFindingRuling
3
  • Licence Endorsement
Thu 05 Jan '12
Steven Douglas
43
Clubsport Advanced
The Clerk of the Course finds that in the national sporting code: Competitor breached section 36(f) by continuing to drift the drift zone 3 times after being shown the chequered flag.
The Clerk of the Course rules that NSC.4 applies. No fine imposed. Competition licence endorsed for 6 months
4
  • Licence Endorsement
Thu 05 Jan '12
Shannon Hall
67
Clubsport Advanced
The Clerk of the Course finds that in the national sporting code: Competitor breached section 36(f) by continuing to drift the drift zone 3 times after being shown the chequered flag.
The Clerk of the Course rules that NSC.4 applies. No fine imposed. Competition licence endorsed for 6 months

Rally of New Zealand

Saturday, 7 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Alex Kelsey & Raymond Bennett
51
PD
The Clerk of the Course finds that a report was received that car 51 stopped in Stage 4 adjacent to the Start Line. The driver of the car walked to the Pit wall and a grey can was passed to him through the Pit wall access in the fence. The driver carried the can to the rear of the car, wound the handle on the can and then returned to the men at the PIt wall access in the fence. Acceptance of assistance in areas where servicing is not permitted, is prohibited. The defined service areas are: Supp Regulations Part 1 art. 12c and part 2 Art. 8. The designated service area at Hampton Downs is shown on the plan in the road book refer to page 30. The COTC finds car 51 received assistance in an area where servicing is not permitted. This is in breach of MZ Motorsport manual Number 33. App. 3, Sch R, section 6.3
The Clerk of the Course rules that in accordance with NZ Motorsport Manual No. 34, App 1 Sch P A3R.8 the addition of 5 minutes to total event time will be applied.
2
Ron Davey
26
Class 4 and HC
The Clerk of the Course finds that car #26 was issued with a traffic offence notice. This is in breach of NZ Motorsport Manual No.33, book 3, App 3, Sch R. Section 6.
The Clerk of the Course rules that in accordance with NZ Motorsport Manual Number 34, Book 1 Sch P A3R.4 and the competitor was fined $100.
3
Mark Parsons
61
PC
The Clerk of the Course finds that car #61 actions have brought Motorsport in to disrepute. This is in breach of NZ Motorsport Manual No.34. National Sporting Code 94(d)
The Clerk of the Course rules that in accordance with New Zealand Motorsport manual 34, book 1, Sch P. NSC.4 the competitor is fined $500 and excluded from the race results.
The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that
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The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that
The Clerk of the Course finds that
The Clerk of the Course rules that

13th Annual MG Charity Classic Race Meeting

Thursday, 5 May, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Ray Hartley
1
Group 1
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor jumped the start of race 1. App.4 Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by Judge of fact (starts) App 4. Sch Z 10.12(1) applies. A time penalty board was displayed during race.
The Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 5 secs added to race time.
2
Quentin Toebes
63
Group 3
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor jumped the start of race 7. App.4 Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by Judge of fact (starts) App 4. Sch Z 10.12(1) applies. A time penalty board was displayed during race.
The Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 10 secs added to race time.
3
Bernie Hines
223
Group 4
The Clerk of the Course finds that competitor jumped the start of race 12. App.4 Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by Judge of fact (starts) App 4. Sch Z 10.12(1) applies. A time penalty board was displayed during race.
The Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 10 secs added to race time.
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V8 Supercar Championship Series

Friday, 15 April, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
ED1
Dave Stewart
15
V8 UTE's
The Event Director finds that competitor caused a red flag durring session Q3. This was due to competitors car leaving the track at turn 1 and coming to a stop in a dangerous place. It was necessary to stop the session and move his car. Sch. CH 19.5 applies.
The Director rules that penalty CH 40.15 applies. Move back 3 places on the grid for start of race 3.
ED2
Martin Short
11
NZV8s
The Event Director finds that competitor made contact with car #007 Nick Ross during Race 4. This caused him to spin and competitor gained track position. This was confirmed by Investigations Team. This is contrary to Sch. CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct.
The Event Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies. A drive through penalty was complied with. 3 licence demerit points
ED3
John McIntyre
47
NZV8s
The Event Director finds that at the conclusion of race 4 car #47 was found not to have a support bracket as required by Amendment TI-11-T005, 9 March 2011. Competitor confirmed that the bracket was not there. The bracket was introduced as a safety measure.
The Event Director rules that penalty CH 40.9 applies $1000 fine.
ED4
Martin Short
11
NZV8s
The Event Director finds that the competitor made contact with #1 Craig Baird during race 9 at turn 1 this caused him to lose track position as a result of this. This was confirmed by Investigations Team. This is contrary to Sch. CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct. It is acknowledged that competitor did not complete the race.
The Event Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies. A drive through penalty was signalled but not able to be complied with as competitor did not finish the race. 3 licence demerit points. Competitor now has 12 licned demerit points are is to start from the rear of the grid in race 13 - Sch CH. 40.6 applies.
INV1
Scott McKelvie
27
V8 UTEs
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations finds that having viewed film evidence and discusion with competitor #27 Scott McKelvie it is established that: During race 17 of Battery Town 200 at Taupo the competitor impeded a passing attempt by Ute #4 Simon Beirne. Video Footage clearly shows Ute #27 changes direction during the manoeuvre . This caused a disadvantage to Ute #4 from which #27 gained track position. This was confirmed by Investigations Team. This is contrary to Sch. CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct.
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations rules that pwnalty CH 40.16 is imposed. 50 secs added to race time and 3 licence demerit points. If this penalty does not correct competitors placing in relation to #4 the competitor will be placed immediately behind him in the results.
INV2
Martin Short
11
NZV8s
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations finds that having viewed film evidence and discussion with competitor #11 Martin Short it is established that: During race 21 at Battery Town 200 Meeting in Taupo the competitor made contact with #22 John Penny during race 21/ Car #11 gained track position because of this. This was confirmed by Investigations team. This is contrary to Sch. CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct.
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations rules that penalty CH 40.16 be imposed. 50 secs added to race time and 3 licence demerit points/ If the penalty does not correct #11 placing in relation to #22 he shall be placed immediately behind him in results. The competitor now has 6 licence demerit points and is to be place 6 places back on the grid at the start of next race (Hamilton Race 4) - Sch. CH 40.6 applies.
INV6
Paul Manuell
15
NZV8s
The Assistant Event Director-Invesitgations finds that having viewed film evidence and discussion with car #15 it is established that he moved across the circuit and made contact firstly with #69 Eddie Bell and then with car #26 Tim Edgell. This happened after the sart signal of race 4 and before the first corner. This caused car #26 Tim Edgell to leave the track and #15 gained track position because of this. This was confirmed by the Investigations Team. This is contrary to Sch. CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct.
The Clerk of the Course rules that
AC1
Dwayne Carter
19
GT1 NZ
The Asst Clerk of the Course finds that #19 was judged to have made a false start at race 5 outside of starting box. Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by judge of Facts (starts) Terry Carkeek. A time penalty board was displayed during race 5.
The Asst Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 10 secs added to race time.
AC2
Rodney Gimblett
129
Muscle Tour Cars
The Asst Clerk of the Course finds that #129 was judged to have made a false start at race 6 outside of starting box. Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by judge of Facts (starts) Terry Carkeek. A time penalty board was displayed during race 6
The Asst Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 10 secs added to race time.
AC3
John Rae
7
GT1 NZ
The Asst Clerk of the Course finds that #7 was judged to have made a false start at race 10 outside of starting box. Sch Z 8.2 applies. This was judged by judge of Facts (starts) Terry Carkeek. A time penalty board was displayed during race 10
The Asst Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4Z.6 applies. 10 secs added to race time.
Endorsements & Suspensions
DecisionTypePenalty EndCompetitorCompetition NumberCompetition ClassFindingRuling
ED5
  • Endorsement
  • Exclusion
  • Fine
Tue 17 May '11
Angus Fogg
6
NZV8s
The Event Director finds that at the conclusion of race 13 the cylinder head on competitor #6's vehicle was inspected by MSNZ Technical team. As a result of the inspection it was reported that it did not comply with Sch. TL, part C Art. 11.9(3) as the combustion chamber did not comply with relevant diagram. This report is provided by Rod Taylor who is a Technical Judge weights and measures for this meeting. Competitor explained the processed used to obtain the measurement and that it had also been checked by two MSNZ Technical Officers who had been appointed to the meeting. The methodology used was the same for the other similar checks undertaken today. It was established that the measurements were in excess of those on the diagram in Sch TL, Part G that relates to Art. 11.9(3). It was also established that the head was supplied by a third party and it is accepted that the competitors team undertook no machining modification work on it. The head had championship Seal # NZ049416 and this had been fitted on 15 April so it had been in use for Races 4, 9 and 13 at this meeting. The measurement must be considered as performance.
The Event Director rules that penalty CH 40.8 applies - $600 fine. Exclusion from races 4, 9 and 13 at this meeting. Competition licence endorsed until 17 May 2011
INV4
  • Endorsement
  • Fine
  • Time
Sat 16 Jul '11
Paul Williams
9
GT1NZ
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations finds that having viewed film evidence and discussion with car #9 Paul Williams it is established that - #9 performed an unsafe manoeuvre after spinning at turn 8 in that he drove in the reverse direction of travel on the circuit. #9 described this as an attempt to make a U turn. This however meant that he drove directly into oncoming traffic. This in itself is in breach of circuit regulations. This manoeuvre has caused a collision with a following car #7. This is careless driving and in breach of App 4. Sch. Z art 12.1 Code of Driving Conduct.
The Assistant Event Director-Investigations rules that penalty A4Z.11 is imposed. Paul Williams Car #9 is fined a sum of $450; 30 seconds be added to race time and licence be endorsed for a period of 3 months to 16th July 2011.

National Race Meeting

Saturday, 9 April, 2011
Penalties & Discipline Decisions
DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
1
Neville Stowell
25
Club Saloons
The Clerk of the Course finds that the competitor was in breach of Sch Z App 4 Races Section 12. Code of Driving Conduct - 12.1 caused a collision and damaged a competitors car (hit side of #44 Ryan Austin in the hairpin)
The Clerk of the Course rules that penalty A4z.11 applies (careless dring causing or likely to cause an incident). Fine 20% of Sch = $100 plus 10 secs added to race time.
2
Chris Small
22
Sports Saloon
The Clerk of the Course finds that driver of car #22 jumped the start of the race.
The Clerk of the Course rules that 5 secs be added to race time.
3
John Paterson
77
The Clerk of the Course finds that the driver of car #77 exceeded pit lane max speed limit of 40kph (46kph) during the compulsory pit stop in race 14. Judge of Fact decision
The Clerk of the Course rules that A drive through penalty be given. (served)
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