Kerry Motor Club
MINI STAGES RALLY 2016
Six Stages 2x 3times
BANNA BEACH HOTEL
thSunday 13 November 2016
FINAL ROUND OF
Top Part West Coast Rally Championship
Organised & Promoted by Kerry Motor Club Ltd
1. The Banna Beach Resort Mini Stages Rally is promoted and organised by K.M.C. (hereinafter called the promoters), and will cover a route of No more than 90 stage kms.
2. These Regulations have been submitted to and approved by Motorsport Ireland
and the necessary permit for the holding of the Competition has been granted.
MI PERMIT NUMBER: 16/ 180
3. The event is a qualifying round of the Top Part West Coast rally championship
The Competition will be held under the International Sporting Code of the F.I.A. and the General Competition Rules of Motorsport Ireland and these supplementary regulations including Appendixes 25, 29 & 29.1 (Standard Regulations for all Stage Rallies) of the Current Year Book All Competitors who forward completed Entry Forms agree to be bound by the rules.
(A) The Supplementary Regulations for the Rally are stated by the Motorsport Ireland Regulations and Definitions 2016-year Book. Copies of the book can be obtained from Motorsport Ireland, 34 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
(B) Final Instructions will form an integral part of the Supplementary Regulations.
(A) Entries open on publication of the Supplementary Regulations.
(B) All entries must be made on the official entry form, and posted with entry fee to:
Elaine Kenny, Banna Beach Resort, Banna, Ardfert, Co. Kerry 066 7134103.
The Entry Fee for the event is €399 plus €125 Insurance Levy which includes Personal Accident Insurance and Standard IRDS/BRDS Insurance. Cheques may only be post dated to 1st of November 2016. Cheques should be made payable to Kerry Motor Club.
(C) The Club reserves the right to refuse an entry without assigning a reason.
(D) All withdrawal of Entries must be by 10th November 2016.
The Promoters reserve the right to postpone, cancel, or abandon the event or any part thereof.
There will be Secure Parc Ferme in operation on Saturday 12 of November 2016 located in Banna.
As cars pass mechanical scrutiny they will automatically be sent into Parc Ferme.
A starters list will be derived from cars presented at Parc Ferme.
The official Notice Board will be situated in the Rally Office will be in operation from
th09:00 hrs on Sat 12 November 2016 until 30 minutes after the event prize giving. Prior
to the event www.kerrymotorclub.com and www.rally.ie will be updated with information
on the rally.
Article 6 RECONNAISSANCE / PACE NOTE MAKING
Pace notes will be allowed on the event and competitors will be allowed to make notes on
thSaturday November 12 2016 between 09:30hrs and 16:00hrs.
Competitors must sign on at rally headquarters between 9:00 hrs and 12:30 hrs. Pace notes will be available for sale by Third Parties. The club has no involvement in their preparation and accepts no responsibility or liability for their accuracy or otherwise.
You will be supplied with reconnaissance identification stickers, which must be placed on the front windscreen when you are commencing your recce/pace note making, where it is clearly visible. “Judges of Fact” will patrol the Stages. Speeding and dangerous driving will be reported to event officials. Respect for residents is essential for the safe running of this event. Your attention is drawn to Appendix “29”, Regulation 4.6.1 & 4.6.2
The decision of a “Judge of Fact” will be final. Judges of Fact may ask to sign your Road Book. A list of “Judges of Fact” will be posted on the Official Rally Notice Board. Your attention is also drawn to appendix “29”, Regulation 4.8.1 to 4.8.4 referring to a competitor found on a Stage outside of the “Recce” period, also refer to 4.9 – 4.10. Reports of breaches of this regulation will be submitted to Motorsport
Ireland who may convene a Tribunal of inquiry. Cameras may be in position before the event. The maximum speed allowed on a Stage during recce is 60 k.p.h. unless a lower limit is indicated by a traffic sign or a written instruction issued by the Organisers.
Traversing the Stage in the wrong direction is expressly forbidden and carries a 5 minute penalty. If you are not sure of being clear of any stage by 16:00 you should not start the Stage. The number of runs or part thereof you will be allowed over the Stages is 3 (three) – Penalty for exceeding 3 runs is EXCLUSION.
Article 7 ENTRY CRITERIA.
Entries are confined to 131. In the event of more than 131 entries being received
priority will be given as follows:
(1) As per Appendix “29” Article 2.6, Motorsport Ireland 2016 Year Book
Article 8. SERVICE
There will be a designated Service Area. Outside of this Service Area, support/Service is expressly FORBIDDEN and will be monitored by Judges of Fact. The penalty for Service/Support in a forbidden area is EXCLUSION. In an area where service is not permitted the presence of or parking of a support/service vehicle and/or the setting up of equipment will be deemed to be servicing.
Rally 2 (Restart after Retirement)
10.1.1 The rally will operate Rally 2 in accordance with Art 13, Appendix 29 of the Motorsport
Ireland Yearbook (as published on MI Website)
10.1.2 A crew retiring from the rally between Parc Ferme Out and Arrival Control SS2, may restart the rally from Service Out Control after 2 stages, or Service Out Control after 4 stages.
Cars retiring from the rally on Special Stages 2 or 3, or the following road sections, may only restart from Service Out Control after 4 stages.
No restart will be permitted for crews retiring on Special Stages 4, 5, or 6.
A restart will not be permitted where a crew has been excluded for non-compliance with eligibility requirements, traffic violations or a decision of the COC/R2C (Rally 2 Co-ordinator).
On retirement the crew must hand in their time cards to Car Accountability or the marshal/timekeeper at the next available location/Time Control. Crews must retain the duplicate copy of the time card, to present to R2C as proof of stages completed.
10.1.3 Competitors must register for Rally 2 if they wish to restart by contacting the R2C prior to a time that will be specified in Final Instructions. Service Vehicles will not be permitted to access the Stage or any closed road between runs. The organisers will, where possible, endeavour to remove any car to the nearest location where it can exit the stage. The transport of the car from that location is the responsibility of the competitor. The car must return by direct route to the Service Area.
10.1.4 Competitors availing of Rally 2 must present themselves at the appropriate Out Control, with their car, for re-scrutiny. Due time is 10 minutes before their original due time at that Control, and 15 Minutes maximum lateness will apply.
10.1.5 The R2C, once satisfied that the crew meets the conditions for a restart, will issue new
time cards which will have a restart time and restart Control Number. The restart position within the field shall be at the discretion of the COC/R2C.
10.1.6 The organisers reserve the right to disallow restart on safety grounds or if the restart
would interfere with the running of the rally.
10.2.1 Penalties will be applied as per Article 13.5, Appendix 29 of the Motorsport Ireland
Yearbook (as published on MI Website)
10.3 Award Eligibility:
10.3.1 In order to be classified as a finisher the crew must complete a minimum of 3 special
stages, which must include the final loop of stages and the finish control.
10.3.2 Crews completing the rally under Rally 2 regulations will be eligible to score points in
LIST OF OFFICIALS
Clerk of the Course Jakes Kelly
Event Manager Senan Raggett
Deputy Clerk of the Course Tom Barrett
Assistant Clerk of the Course William Murphy & Senan Raggett
Motorsport Ireland Steward TBA/TBA
Motorsport Ireland Safety Officer Dermot Healy
Club Steward James O Brien
Club Safety Officer Senan Raggett
Secretary of the Event Elaine Kenny
Chief Medical Officer Dr Casey
Chief Marshall Travis Slattery
Chief Scrutineer Paudie Griffin
Chief Timekeeper Eamon McGee
Radio Controller TBA
Press Officer Padraig Foran
Results Officer Angus Sealy
Service Area Manager Brendan Farmer
Competitor Liaison Officer TBA
Car Accountability John Flynn
Stage Commander 1 Cathal Mansel
Stage Commander 2 Liam Cronin
Chief Rescue Officer Martin Byrne
Rally 2 Co-Ordinator (R2C) TBA
Emergency Services Liaison Officer Jason Brick
The Rally will include the following Classes:
Class 1 Group N up to 1600 cc (Previously N1 & N2); R1 (atmospheric up to 1600 cc – VR1A/VR1B and turbo up to 1067 cc – VR1A/VR1B)
Class 2 Group A up to 1600 cc (Previously A5 & A6); R2 (atmospheric over 1390 to 1600 cc – VR2B and turbo over 927 to 1067 cc – VR2B); Kit cars up to 1600 cc; Group N 1601 to 2000 cc (Previously N3)
Class 3 Group A 1601 to 2000 cc (Previously A7); R2 (atmospheric over 1600 to 2000cc –
VR2C and turbo over 1067 to 1333cc – VR2C); R3 (atmospheric over 1600 to 2000 cc – VR3C and turbo over 1067 to 1333cc –VR3C); R3 (Turbo up to 1620 cc nominal – VR3T); R3 (Diesel up to 2000 cc nominal – VR3D); Super 1600 cars
Class 4 Group N over 2000 cc (N4 FIA Appendix J 254)Class 5 Group R4 (Appendix J 260); S2000 Rally (2.0 Atmospheric)
Class 6 All cars homologated in FIA R-GT
Class 7 Group A over 2000 cc (Previously A8)
Class 9 Modified cars up to 1450 cc, 2-wheel drive
Class 10 Modified cars 1451 to 1650 cc, not more than 2 valves per cylinder, 2-wheel drive
Class 11F Modified FWD cars 1451 to 1650 cc, more than 2 valves per cylinder
Class 11R Modified RWD cars 1451 to 1650 cc, more than 2 valves per cylinder
Class 12 Modified cars 1651 to 2100 cc, not more than 2 valves per cylinder, 2-wheel drive
Class 13 Modified cars 1651 to 2100 cc, more than 2 valves per cylinder, 2-wheel drive
Class 14 Modified cars 2101 to 3500 cc, 2-wheel drive. (Max 2 valves per cylinder over 3000 cc)
Class 15 Four-wheel drive cars whose homologation has expired. See notes 3 & amp; 5
Class 16 Juniors (see Appendix 29.1, Article 21)
Class 17 Historics up to 1600 cc (see Appendix 29.1, Article 18.2)
Class 18 Historics over 1600 cc (see Appendix 29.1, Article 18.2)
Class 19 Historics – FIA Appendix K
Class 20 Modified 4 Wheel Drive Cars (4WD) See note 16 on classes
For further details on requirements for cars in classes 1 – 7 refer to www.fia.com Appendix J articles 252 – 261 (Article 260 refers to cars in Group R)
Note: Please consult “Notes on Classes”, Appendix 29, 2016 Yearbook- Standard regs for all Stage Rallies,
On publication of these regs Entries Open
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 Entries close
Wednesday 9th November 2016 Final Instructions Posted
Saturday 12th November 2016
– 9:00 to 12:30 Register for Recce at Banna Beach Resort for competitors.
– 09:30 to 16:00 Recce for event.
– 14:00 to 18:30 Mechanical Scrutiny at Kingdom Crash Repairs, Monavalley, Tralee
– 15:00 to 19:00 Paper Scrutiny – Banna Beach Hotel & Resort
Sunday 13th November 2016
08.30 Competitors Safety Briefing (Compulsory for all crews) Rally HQ
09:00 First Car Away Parc Ferme
16:00 First Car Finish Rally HQ
17.30 Provisional Results Rally HQ
20.30 (Approximately) Prize Giving Rally HQ
1st /2nd /3rd Overall – Two Trophies per crew
The Kerry Motor Club reserves the right to reduce
the number of awards for a class or amalgamate classes if
insufficient entries are received for any class.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd – Two Trophies per Crew
1st All Ladies Crew – Two Trophies
Additional awards may be presented.