South Canterbury Car Club

Organising Club: 

Event Date: 

Saturday, 1 March, 2014

Decisions: 

DecisionTypeCompetitorCompetition NumberClassFindingRuling
#3
Paul Muir
4
Nitto Tyre NZ6
The Clerk of the Course finds that the competitor admitted breaking a category 'C' engine seal without seeking the appropriate authority to so do. This was a breach of 2013-2014 Nitto Tyres NZ6 Sanctioned Series Articles section 14.3 'Seals may only be removed where authoirsed by the Series Scrutineer in accordance with the porvisions of Appendix Two, Schedule A, Article 3.7 of the current New Zealand MotorSport Manual' (Page 10). It is also a breach of Technical Regulation- Schedule S6 (Commodore) section 18.3 ' Penalties for breaking seals without prior authorisation shall be applied in accordance with the current New Zealand MotorSport Manual' (Page 12)
The Clerk of the Course rules that Motorsport NZ Manual 35- Appendix 1.09- Schedule P- penalty A2 A.7 (b) applies: Pual Muir (Car #4) is excluded from all rounds of the Nitto Tyres NZ6 that took place between the application of the seal on 20/10/2013 and 28/02/2014. Any points scored at the rounds that took place during that time period are forfeited. The competitor is fined $250. Competition Licence is endorsed for a period of 1 month.
One
Ken Rowe
12
Super Trucks
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Truck Speed Daniel Cresswell has reported Truck 12 at 162.6km/h during qualifying Session Q1b. This is a breach of Super Truck Articles 2014 item 14.1 Pg 7 which states 'maximum permitted road speed is limited to 160kpm'
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4TR.1 appendix One Schedule P applies. Ken Rowe Truck 12 have all times from session Q1b cancelled. Truck 12 shall start from the rear of the filed for the first Truck Race, Race 6.
Two
Tony Brand
8
Super Trucks
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Truck Speed Daniel Cresswell has reported Truck 8 at 163km/h during Race 6. This si a breach of Super Truck Articles 2014 item 14.1 Pg 7 which states 'maximum permitted road speed is limited to 160kpm'
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4TR.2 Appendix One Schedule P applies. Tony Brand Truck 8 have an additional 10 seconds added to his race time for Race 6.
Three
Chris Dunn / Dion Prentice
OSCA
The Clerk of the Course finds that after an inquiry into the incident between Cars 28 and 69 during race 5 at turn 8 that : 1. the two cars entered the corner side by side. Car 28 having caught car 69 on the appraoch to turn 8. Both drivers when spoken to have differing views on the cause of the incident. Video footage and Marshal reports both indicate contact between the cars did happen but not the reason for the contact. Car 28 is a small nimble hybrid race car, car 69 is a left hand drive Tranzam type car. Both sustained light damage. No blame can be apportioned to with driver. This is deemed a Racing incident.
The Clerk of the Course rules that no futher action be taken. Drivers are to be reminded that at all times care should be taken to be aware of where other Competitors are on the track, and that both Drivers have responsibilities when passing
Four
Andrew Brunton
25
Pro 7
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Start/Finish Nick Simpson has reported Car 25 as having crossed over the front of its grid box at the start of race 10 before the start signal. This is a breach of App 4 Schedule Z Art 7.9 Pg 394, and Art 8.2 applies
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4Z.6 Appendix One Schedule P applies. Andrew Brunton Car 25 have a additional 5 seconds added to his race time for race 9
Five
Graeme Alloo
49
Pro 7
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Start/Finish Nick Simpson has reported Car 49 as having crossed over the front of its grid box at the start of race 10 before the start signal. This is a breach of App 4 Schedule Z Art 7.9 Pg 394, and Art 8.2 applies
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4Z.6 Appendix One Schedule P applies. Graeme Alloo Car 49 have a additional 5 seconds added to his race time for race 9
Six
Malcolm Little
66
Super Trucks
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Truck Speed Daniel Cresswell has reported Truck 66 at 162.6km/h during race 9. This is a breach of Super Truck Articles 2014 item 14.1 Pg 7 which states 'maximum permitted road speed is limited to 160kpm'
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4TR.2 appendix One Schedule P applies. Malcolm Little Brand Truck 66 have an additional 10 seconds added to his race time for Race 9
Seven
Murray Beeby
71
OSCA
The Clerk of the Course finds that Judge of Fact Start/Finish Nick Simpson has reported Car 71 as having crossed over the front of its Grid Box at the start of race 18 before the start signal. Car 71 started on the wrong flag drop. This is a breach of App 4 Schedule Z Art 7.9 Pg 394 and Art 8.2 applies.
The Clerk of the Course rules that Penalty A4Z.6 Appendix One Schedule P applies. Murray Beeby Car 71 have an additional 5 seconds added to his race time for race 18

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