New Zealand Grand Prix

Organising Club: 

Event Date: 

Friday, 12 February, 2016

Decisions: 

DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
RD1
Artem Markelov
10
TRS
The Race Director finds that as notified during Race 5, the incident involving Car #5 at Turn 1 on Lap 3 was put under investigation. The Investigations team have viewed the Race 5 film evidence and it is determined that you have transgressed the Code of Driving Conduct. Schedule CH 26.1 applies as it was found that you made contact with Car #5 and caused him to leave the track at Turn 1.
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies- Pit Lane Drive Through. Three (3) series demerit points. Your Pit Lane Drive Through was completed however as the penalty did not correct your placing in relation to Car #5 you are to be placed immediately behind him in the results. You are classified as DNF for Race 5. You now have six (6) series demerit points and are to be placed 6 grid places back for Race 13. – Schedule CH 40.5 applies
RD2
Nicolas Dapero
21
TRS
The Race Director finds that you made contact with Car #4 during Race 5, Lap 9 at the pit lane entry. The Investigations team have viewed the Race 5 film evidence and it is determined that you have transgressed the Code of Driving Conduct. Schedule CH 26.1 applies as it was found that you hit Car #4 and caused him to leave the track.
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies- Pit Lane Drive Through. Three (3) series demerit points. It is noted that your pit lane drive through was completed however as the penalty did not correct your placing in relation to #4 you are to be placed immediately behind him in the results. You are classified as DNF for Race 5. You now have ten (10) series demerit points and are to be placed at the rear of the grid for Race 13. – Schedule CH 40.5 applies
RD3
William Owen
23
TRS
The Race Director finds that you were judged to have made a ‘False Start’ at Race 5.The Investigations team have viewed the Race 5 film evidence and it is determined that you were moving from your grid box before the start lights went out. Schedule CH 20.5 applies.
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.19.2 applies- Addition of ten (10) seconds to race time. One (1) series demerit point
RD4
Rodrigo Baptista
13
TRS
The Race Director finds that as notified during Race 13, you were deemed to have re-entered the track unsafely at Turn 4 - this was put under investigation. The Investigations team have viewed the film evidence and it is determined that you have transgressed the Code of Driving Conduct. Schedule CH 26.1 applies.
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies- 30 seconds added to race time. Three (3) series demerit points
RD5
Bruno Baptista
25
TRS
The Race Director finds that as notified during Race 13, the incident involving yourself and Car #10 on Lap 11 was put under investigation. The Investigations team have viewed the film evidence and it is determined that you have transgressed the Code of Driving Conduct. Schedule CH 26.1 applies as it was found you did not give Car #10 racing room causing him to leave the circuit at Turn 1.
The Race Director rules that Penalty CH 40.16 applies- 30 seconds added to race time. Three (3) series demerit points
RD6
Pedro Piquet
5
TRS
The Race Director finds that you were judged to have passed Car #10 under double yellow at Turn 7 during the last lap of Race 24. The Investigations team have viewed the film evidence and it is determined that you have breached Schedule CH article 26.4.4.
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.13 applies- 30 seconds added to race time. Two (2) series demerit points
RD7
Antoni Ptak
67
TRS
The Race Director finds that as notified during Race 24, the incident involving yourself and Car #26 at Turn 5 on Lap 6 was put under investigation. The Investigations team have viewed the film evidence and it is determined that you have transgressed the Code of Driving Conduct. Schedule CH 26.1 applies as it was found you did not give Car #26 racing room causing him to leave the circuit at Turn 5
The Race Director rules that penalty CH 40.16 applies- 30 seconds added to race time. Three (3) series demerit points
RD1
Tom Alexander
11
NZTC
The Race Director finds that during the meeting ride session yesterday for NZTC Class you took Ryan Yardley who holds a competition licence for a meeting ride. This is contrary to Schedule CH article 39.1 (Championship amendment CH-16-A004)
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.27 applies- Tom you are fined $300.00
RD2
Ryan Yardley
18
TR86
The Race Director finds that during the meeting ride session yesterday for NZTC Class you went for a meeting ride with Tom Alexander, while you holding a current competition licence. This is contrary to Schedule CH article 39.1 (Championship amendment CH-16-A004)
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.27 applies- Ryan you are fined $300.00
RD3
Simon Fleming
46
NZTC
The Race Director finds that you were judged to have not complied with Schedule CH 26.3 Circuit Regulations during qualifying session 7. That you continual kerb hopping and exceeding the track limits at the exit of turn 7. This was reported by Bob Cullinane.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.23 applies- Qualifying- to be moved 5 places back on starting grid for race 6. 2 Licence demerit points.
RD4
Angus Fogg
3
NZTC
The Race Director finds that you made contact with #8 during race 14. This caused him to leave the track and you gained track position. This was confirmed by Investigations Team. This is contrary to Schedule CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct- Causing avoidable accident and forcing driver off track.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.16 applies- A pit lane drive through penalty was complied with. 3 licence demerit points.
RD5
Jaxon Evans
98
TR86
The Race Director finds that you made contact with #4 during race 15. This caused him to leave the track and you gained track position. This was confirmed by Investigations Team. This is contrary to Schedule CH 26.1 Code of Driving Conduct- Causing avoidable accident and forcing driver off track.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.16 applies- A pit lane drive through penalty was complied with. 3 licence demerit points.
RD6
Angus Fogg
3
NZTC
The Race Director finds that after race 14, in the pit area you slow you car and directed it at other team members, MotorSport New Zealand Officials, and members of the public, you engaged 1st gear and broke traction leaving black marks on the seal. This is considered dangerous and irresponsible.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.18 applies. You are fined $3000.00. You are excluded from race 14. Your competition licence is endorsed until 14 February 2017. 5 series demerit points.
RD7
Mathew Hamilton
99
TR86
The Race Director finds that as a result of a post-race investigation. The driving standards oberservers has viewed film evidencefrom car #17 it is determined that you have transgressed the code of driving conduct- Schedule CH 26.1 in that: you made contact with #17 during race 15- you gained track position because of this.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.16 is imposed- Pit Lane Drive Through- It is noted that it is not practicable for this to be complted and 30 seconds is to be added to your race time. 3 licence demerit points.
RD8
Simon Evans
4
NZTC
The Race Director finds that at the end of race 23 you did a number of burn outs at pit entry, this is unauthorised action and is in breach of Schedule CH 21.5 and 26.3.7- This action has not been approved at any rounds this season.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.4 applies- you are fined $1000.00
RD9
Andre Heimgartner
22
NZTC
The Race Director finds that at the end of race 23 you did a number of burn outs at pit entry, this is unauthorised action and is in breach of Schedule CH 21.5 and 26.3.7- This action has not been approved at any rounds this season.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.4 applies- you are fined $1000.00
1
Royce Rollinson
17
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during qualifying 3, you overdrive the circuit on the exit to turn 7 on numerous occasions. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.10 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) Your qualifying times are deleted until Lap 10 (last infringement)- You are fined $100.00
2
Peter Dudson
82
UDC V8 Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during qualifying 8, you pulled off the circuit on the entry of turn 5 due to car baulking, you used the short loop to cross the track to go into pit lane. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.3
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.10 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) Your qualifying times are deleted- You are fined $100.00
3
Jason Land
16
UDC V8 Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that you jumped the start of race 2, Appendix Four Schedule Z 8.2 applies, This was judged by Judge of Fact (Starts), Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.12(1) applies, A "Time Penalty Board" was shown in race 2
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty- Appendix Once Schedule P- A4Z.8 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) 5 seconds is added to your race time in race 2
4
Gianfranco Brancotelli
143
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 4, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.10 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) A 'Drive Through Penalty" board was displayed during race 4, A drive through penalty was issued and complied with on lap 7
5
Kieron Rollinson
7
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 4, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. A 'Drive Through Penalty' board was displayed from lap 4during race 4. This was changed to a black flag on lap 7 as you failed to comply
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P - A4Z.3 applies. You are fined $200.00. You are excluded from the results of race 4. Your licence is endorsed until 8th August 2016
6
Christina Orr
55
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 4, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. A 'Drive Through Penalty' board was displayed from lap 4during race 4. This was changed to a black flag on lap 7 as you failed to comply
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P - A4Z.3 applies. You are fined $100.00. You are excluded from the results of race 4.
7
Michael Scott
53
Formula Ford
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 10, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. A 'Drive Through Penalty' board was displayed from lap 4during race 4. This was changed to a black flag on lap 7 as you failed to comply
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P - A4Z.3 applies. You are fined $100.00. You are excluded from the results of race 10.
8
Aaron Marr
11
Formula Ford
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 10, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. A 'Drive Through Penalty' board was displayed from lap 4during race 4. This was changed to a black flag on lap 7 as you failed to comply
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P - A4Z.3 applies. You are fined $100.00. You are excluded from the results of race 10.
9
Jason Hewitson
88
UDC V8 Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 11,you overdrove the circuit numerous times at turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. The drive through penalty board and flag were shown on lap 7.
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.10 applies (Manual Amendment 35041). Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.11(2) applies- The drive through penalty is still issued, as you were unable to complete the drive through penalty, 40 seconds is added to your race time in race 11
10
Deon Cooper
32
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 12, you made contact with car #25 at turn 1. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 12.1. The drive through penalty board and flag were shown on lap 8.
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.5 applies (Manual Amendment 35041). Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.11(2) applies- The drive through penalty is still issued, as you were unable to complete the drive through penalty, 40 seconds is added to your race time in race 12
11
Liam Lawson
30
Formula First
The Clerk of the Course finds that after hearing evidence and reviewing video footage in relation to the incident between cars 30 & 63 at the exit fo turn1, I find that this is deemed a racing incident
The Clerk of the Course rules that no further action is required
12
Bob Dillow
63
Formula First
The Clerk of the Course finds that after hearing evidence and reviewing video footage in relation to the incident between cars 30 & 63 at the exit fo turn1, I find that this is deemed a racing incident
The Clerk of the Course rules that no further action is required
13
Rowan Shepherd
2
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that you collided with car #61 at turn 7 of race 12, which resulted in car #61 running off track. This does contravene Appendix 4 Schedule Z 12.1, Code of Driving Conduct
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty- Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.7 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) You are fined $100. 40 seconds added to your race time in race 12.
14
Chris Symon
28
Formula First
The Clerk of the Course finds that you jumped the start of race 17, Appendix Four Schedule Z 8.2 applies, This was judged by Judge of Fact (Starts), Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.12(1) applies, A "Time Penalty Board" was shown in race 17
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty- Appendix Once Schedule P- A4Z.8 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) 10 seconds is added to your race time in race 17
15
Gianfranco Brancotelli
143
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 18, you made contact with car #14 at turn 5 forcing the vehicle off the circuit. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 12.1- Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.5 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) The Drive through penalty board and flag were shown on lap 5
The Clerk of the Course rules that the drive through penalty was completed lap 7 no further action required
16
Joel Herbert
61
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 18, you left the track and re-joined at turn 5 in an unsafe manner. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2- Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.5 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) The Drive through penalty board and flag were shown on lap 6
The Clerk of the Course rules that the drive through penalty was completed lap 8
17
Peter Dudson
82
UDC V8 Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 18, you forced car #21 off the circuit at turn 6. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 12.1- Penalty Appendix One Schedule P- A4Z.5 applies (Manual Amendment 35041) The Drive through penalty board and flag were shown on lap 5
The Clerk of the Course rules that the drive through penalty was completed lap 8 no further action required

Endorsements & Suspensions: 

DecisionTypePenalty EndCompetitorCompetition NumberCompetition ClassFindingRuling
RD6
  • Demerit Points
  • Exclusion
  • Fine
  • Licence Endorsement
Tue 14 Feb '17
Angus Fogg
5
NZTC
The Race Director finds that after race 14, in the pit area you slow you car and directed it at other team members, MotorSport New Zealand Officials, and members of the public, you engaged 1st gear and broke traction leaving black markson the seal. This is considered dangerous and irresponsible.
The Race Director rules that penalty Schedule CH 40.18 applies. You are fined $3000.00. You are excluded from race 14. Your competition lcience is endorsed until 14 Februrary 2017. 5 series demerit points.
5
  • Exclusion
  • Fine
  • Licence Endorsement
Mon 08 Aug '16
Kieron Rollinson
7
Ssangyong Actyon Utes
The Clerk of the Course finds that during race 4, on lap 3 you overdrove the circuit on the exit of turn 7. This is contrary to Appendix Four Schedule Z 10.2. A 'Drive Through Penalty' board was displayed from lap 4during race 4. This was changed to a black flag on lap 7 as you failed to comply
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty Appendix One Schedule P - A4Z.3 applies. You are fined $200.00. You are excluded from the results of race 4. Your licence is endorsed until 8th August 2016