2018 HARRISMITH 400 SR’s

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MSA Permit: 15544

Issued: 2018-08-13

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

  1. JURISDICTION:
    1. Held under Art 2.3 of the FIA International Sporting Code, the MSA General Competition Rules (GCR’s)and Appendices, the MSA Cross Country Standing Supplementary Regulations, these Supplementary Regulations (SR’s), any 2018 MSA Cross Country Racing Commission Circulars and any Final Instructions and/or official bulletins, which may be issued.
  2. SPONSORS, PROMOTERS AND ORGANISERS:
    1. SPONSORS: 2018 SA Cross Country Championship in association with FORD, TOTAL Excellium and TOYOTA.
    2. PROMOTERS:
      SANORA, PO Box 5955, Rivonia 2128
      E-mail address: charmaine@saccs.co.za
      Website http://sacrosscountryracing.co.za/
    3. ORGANISERS:
      SANORA, PO Box 5955, Rivonia 2128
      E-mail address: charmaine@saccs.co.za
      Website www.sacrosscountryracing.co.za
  3. EVENT AND STATUS:
    Date of Event: 14 and 15 September 2018

    1. The event will be known as the Harrismith 400 and will be run in the Free State Province with race headquarters, qualifying, start, finish and designated service point (DSP) based at Eeram Farmers Complex.
      GPS Location: (Choose the format that works for your GPS)
      (HDDD.ddddd) = S28.10572 E29.04127
      (HDDD MM.mmm) = S28 06.343 E29 02.476
    2. The event forms round five of the 2018 SA Cross Country Championship in association with Ford, Total Excellium and Toyota, round six of the SxS Interprovincial Challenge and round six of the KZN Regional Championship.
    3. The event will start at the commencement of the documentation formalities and will be deemed to have ended once the results have been confirmed.
  4. DESCRIPTION:
    1. FORMAT AND PROCEDURE:
      1. The format for the event consists of scrutineering and documentation followed by a Qualifying Race of approximately 40 kilometres for National Classes A; B; P; D; E; S; T and FIA on Friday, 14 September 2018. The main race on Saturday, 15 September 2018 will comprise two loops consisting of approximately 170 kilometres, to be repeated twice, totalling a race distance of 380 kilometres for National Classes A; B; P; D; E; S, T and FIA.
        SxS Interprovincial Challenge Class competitors will complete a Qualifying Race of approximately 40 kilometres and one loop consisting of approximately 170 kilometres totalling a race distance of approximately 210 kilometres.
        KZN Regional competitors will complete a Qualifying Race of approximately 40 kilometres and one loop consisting of approximately 170 kilometres totalling a race distance of approximately 210 kilometres.
      2. All competitors to download the self scrutineering form with Road Book links and complete same as self-scrutineering of their vehicles.
        Once self-scrutineering and/or scrutineering of selected vehicles by the MSA Technical Delegate and/or Chief Scrutineer is complete then proceed to documentation for licence and administration checks.
    2. THE QUALIFYING RACE: Refer SSR 307, 310 and 314
      1. All competitors must complete scrutineering and documentation formalities before they start the Qualifying Race. The Qualifying Race will commence as per SR 5.3 to establish a Starting Order for the Main Race. The Qualifying Race start order and start times will be published in a start list as per SR 5.3.
      2. Every National and SxS IPC competing vehicle must have their RallySafe system and GPS activated prior to the start of the Qualifying Race. (Refer SR 5.3)
      3. Starting order for National competitors in the Harrismith 400 will be alternated between the top forty (40) seeded drivers who will be grouped as follows: Category: Production Vehicles and Category Special Vehicles
        1. Group A top ten Production Vehicle Drivers i.e. 1 – 10
        2. Group B top ten Special Vehicle Drivers i.e. 1 – 10
        3. Group C second ten seeded Production Vehicle Drivers i.e. 11 – 20
        4. Group D second ten seeded Special Vehicle Drivers i.e. 11 – 20
        The start order will be alternated at all events, however, Group A and/or Group B will always start first on the road. Group C and D will start third and fourth, alternating at every race. Refer SSR 314 [i] a) and [iii]
      4. Every competing vehicle, whether a finisher or not, must have their RallySafe unit and GPS downloaded after the Qualifying Race. (Refer SSR 318 A [xi] a)
      5. The starting order for the SxS Interprovincial Challenge Class will be based on the finishing order established in the Qualifying Race.
      6. The starting order for the KZN Regional competitors will be based on the finishing order established in the Qualifying Race.
    3. THE MAIN RACE: Refer SSR’s 307, 310 and 314
      1. National competitors will start loop one in two minute intervals from the Start/Finish line in the finishing order established in the Qualifying Race. The start orders and start times will be published in a start list as per SR 5.3.
        1. SxS Interprovincial Challenge competitors will start the main race in two minute intervals from the Start/Finish line in the order established in the Qualifying Race and behind the National competitors.
        2. The starting gap between cars may be changed by the COC if conditions warrant it.
        3. KZN Regional competitors will start the main race in two minute intervals from the Start/Finish line in the order established in the Qualifying Race and behind the National and SxS IPC competitors.
      2. All National and SxS IPC competitors are to ensure that their RallySafe system and GPS is activated and ready for the main race.
      3. A thirty (30) minute compulsory decontrol at the DSP will be implemented after loop one for all National competitors.
        This will be followed by a holding period in a Parc Fermé before starting the second loop. The start orders and start times will be published in a start list as per SR 5.4. The start order will be first in first out, unless changed by the CoC if conditions warrant it.
        Competitors are reminded of SSR 318 A [viii] m) which, for entering a Parc Fermé without permission, the penalty may be exclusion.
        There will be no DSP for SxS IPC and KZN Regional competitors.
      4. The leading competitors in all classes will be shown the chequered flag on completion of the event, however, they will not necessarily be the winners of the event.
      5. Competitors will be classified as per SSR 307.
      6. The Clerk of the Course may, under exceptional circumstances, extend the cut-off times. Refer to SSR 307 [ii].
      7. On completion of the race, all competitors must report directly to the Parc Fermé.
        Refer SSR 310 [iii] and GCR 252 i), ii), iii).
      8. Every competing vehicle, whether a finisher or not, must have their RallySafe unit and GPS downloaded after the main race. Refer SSR 318 A [xi] a).
  5. PROGRAMME OF EVENTS:
    1. Friday, 31 August 2018
      17:00 Entries close – LATE ENTRY FEE after this date (Refer SSR 300 vi)
    2. Friday, 7 August 2018
      17h00 Late entries close. NB: NO MORE ENTRIES after this date (Refer SSR 300 vi)
    3. Friday, 14 September 2018
      GPS Location: (Choose the format that works for your GPS)
      (HDDD.ddddd) = S28.10572 E29.04127
      (HDDD MM.mmm) = S28 06.343 E29 02.476
      10:00 Stewards Meeting
      10:30 Publication of Provisional Start Order
      10:30 – 11:30 Documentation
      10:30 – 11:30 GPS download and activation prior to start of the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race
      10:30 – 11:30 Selected scrutineering by MSA Technical Delegate
      11:40 – 12:00 Compulsory competitors briefing at Eeram Farmers Complex. Refer SR 13.
      Attendance register to be signed by both crew members.
      Selection of National start positions for the top five (5) seeded drivers in the first two
      groups
      12:00 Publication of start order for the Harrismith 400
      12:30 Line up for the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race. Refer SSR 318A [iii] b)
      13:00 Start of the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race. Refer SR4.2 & SSR 318A [v] b)
      17:00 Time bar for the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race
      17:00 Posting of provisional results of the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race
      17:30 Confirmation of the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race results and publication of Starting Orders
    4. Saturday, 15 September 2018
      GPS Location: (Choose the format that works for your GPS)
      (HDDD.ddddd) = S28.10572 E29.04127
      (HDDD MM.mmm) = S28 06.343 E29 02.476
      07:30 Line up in starting order for all competitors opens
      08:00 Start of the Harrismith 400. Refer SR4.3 and SSR 314
      11:40 Posting of Start List Loop 2
      12:00 Restart Loop 2 Harrismith 400
      TBA Time Bar at DSP OUT to be advised and posted
      14:30 First competitor expected at the finish
      17:00 Time Bar
      17:00 Posting of Provisional Harrismith 400 results.
      17:30 Confirmation of Harrismith 400 results, subject to no protests (Refer GCR 200 viii).
      TBA Prize Giving and TV Podium
      TBA Stewards Meeting
  6. OFFICIALS:
    1. MSA StewardWammy HaddadLic. No: 15572
      MSA 2nd StewardTony CrowderLic. No: 14967
      Clerk of the CourseJoe FourieLic. No: 13491
      Route DirectorAdri RoetsLic. No: 15799
      Race SecretaryLinda RoetsLic. No: 15798
      Race DirectorGreg HigginsLic. No. 16323
      Competitors Relations OfficerGreg HigginsLic. No. 16323
      MSA Technical ConsultantClive DenshamLic. No: 04250
      Timing and Tracking ManagerEric SommerLic. No. 16422
      Chief ScorerEric SommerLic. No. 16422
      Chief MarshalPeter GettliffeLic. No: 14827
      Chief DSP MarshalShane ScottLic. No: 15129
      Chief Route MarshalHannes Janse van RensburgLic. No: 10413
      Chief Radio MarshalHantie ScottLic. No: 15130
      Environmental officerTony CrowderLic. No: 14967
      Emergency Medical and Ambulance ServicesMedcorp SA
      Chief Medical OfficerWimpie FourieLic. No: 011/2015
      Designated HospitalBusa Med Harrismith(058 624 3000)
    2. Judges of Fact may be appointed in terms of GCR 162 and these appointments will be posted on the Official Notice Board at the start of the event. Their duties will include the following:
      a) To observe the start and all road and rail crossings regarding compliance by all competitors.
      (Refer SSR309 and SSR 318 A [iv] b)
      b) To observe whether the white and yellow lights of vehicles are functioning.
      (Refer SSR 313 and SSR 318 A[v] a and A [viii] q)
      c) To observe wilful damage to property and competitor and service crew conduct/behaviour. (SSR 318 C)
      d) To observe use of outside assistance. (Refer SSR 311, SSR 318 A [vii] a).
  7. ELIGIBILITY AND PRE-START REQUIREMENTS:
    1. COMPETITORS:
      1. All competitors must comply with and acquaint themselves with GCR 121, GCR 122 and SSR 300.
      2. Crews holding competition licenses from countries other than South Africa, will be accepted according to FIA International Sporting Code Art 2.3.8
      3. The RallySafe system is compulsory for all National and SxS IPC Competitors
        For ease of reference please read the manual and view the tutorial.
        RallySafe User Manual and RallySafe Briefing Video https://youtu.be/PXrsZ-F7je4
    2. VEHICLES:
      1. All vehicles must comply with GCR 239, SSR 301 and any 2018 Cross Country Commission circulars.
    3. ADVERTISING:
      Please be advised vehicle branding will be checked. Refer to GCR 246 (iii), GCR 247, and SSR 301
    4. COMPETITION NUMBERS:
      Competitors who do not have competition numbers for 2018 must obtain these from Charmaine Fortune at 082 991 0011.
  8. CREW AND CHANGE OF CREW OR VEHICLE: Refer SSR 300 [v] c)
    A change of crew or vehicle, but not both, may be permitted by the Clerk of the Course, subject to the approval of the Stewards of the Meeting, in terms of GCR’s 99 (vii), 152 (viii), 238 (i), and 259. Any application must be made in
    writing and will only be permitted prior to the crew having completed documentation.
  9. CLASSES:
    NATIONAL- (Refer 2018 MSA Cross Country Regulations – Part II and any 2018 circulars or amendments.)

    1. CLASSES FIA, T, S, A, P, D, E, B
    2. SxS INTERPROVINCIAL CHALLENGE CLASS
    3. REGIONAL- (Refer 2018 KZN Cross Country Car Regulations and KZN Regional Cross Country Car Circular 16 of 2018.
      CLASSES A, B and P
  10. ENTRIES: Refer GCR’s 92, 93, 101, 103 and SSR 300
    1. GENERAL:
      1. Entries open immediately and close as per SR 5.1 & 5.2 by which time FULLY COMPLETED ENTRY FORMS ACCOMPANIED BY THE PRESCRIBED FEE must be in the hands of the Organisers. Entries not accompanied by
        the entry fee or which are incomplete in any material aspect will be notified that their entry will be held by the organisers, but not processed, until correctly completed and/or the entry fee has been paid in full.
      2. The Organisers reserve the right to limit the number of entries to a maximum of 120. Refer: GCR 101 and 103. Entries will be accepted on a basis of ‘first come, first served’ and in accordance with SSR 300 vi).
      3. Should a competitor be uncertain as to whether he/she will be able to compete, he/she should nevertheless submit an entry together with the prescribed entry fee. Should he/she be unable to compete, he/she must inform the Organisers
        in writing by no later than closing of documentation. If the organisers are in receipt of such a letter they will refund the entry fee less a R 500.00 ex VAT administration fee.
      4. To check your entry, go to: www.sacrosscountryracing.co.za
    2. ENTRY FEES:
      1. NATIONAL ENTRIES CLASSES A; B; P; D; E; S; T and FIA
        R 5500.00 plus VAT R 825.00 = R 6325.00
        Late entry fee – R 7500.00 plus VAT R 1125.00 = R 8625.00
      2. SxS INTERPROVINCIAL CHALLENGE CLASS
        R 3500.00 plus VAT R 525.00 = R 4025.00
        Late entry fee – R 4500.00 plus VAT R 675.00 = R 5175.00
      3. KZN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
        R 1478.26 plus VAT R 221.74 = R 1700.00
        Late entry fee – R 1700.00 plus VAT R 255.00 = R 1955.00
      4. Entry fees must be paid by the date that normal entries close and late entry fees must be paid by the date late entries close.
        Proof of payment for entries must be mailed to charmaine@saccs.co.za
        Entrants who have not paid their entry fees will not be allowed to race.
        No cash will be received under any circumstances.
        Invoices for entries will be emailed to the entrant’s email address on the entry form.
      5. The above fees include the MSA Public Liability Insurance levy, the MSA Cross Country Commission levy and the Cross Country Commission Safety and Route levy.
      6. Entries will be sent to:
        E-mail address: charmaine@saccs.co.za
    3. e MAILED ENTRIES:
      e mailed entries will be accepted in terms of GCR 96. Competitors wishing to enter must deposit their money directly into the bank account, detailed below, and proof of payment to be e mailed to charmaine@saccs.co.za
      Competitors’ name and competition number must appear on the proof of payment to ensure that monies are credited to the correct entry.
      ENTRIES
      BANKERS: ABSA
      ACCOUNT NAME: SANORA
      ACCOUNT NUMBER: 9253130283
  11. RACE HEADQUARTERS AND OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD:
    GPS Location: (Choose the format that works for your GPS)
    (HDDD.ddddd) = S28.10572 E29.04127
    (HDDD MM.mmm) = S28 06.343 E29 02.476

    Race Headquarters and documentation will be situated at Eeram Farmers Complex.
    Impound, Qualifying Start, Race Start, Designated Service Point, Finish and Prize Giving will all take place at the Eeram Farmers Complex.

    1. The Official Notice Board will be situated at documentation for the duration of the event. All instructions, amendments, official notices and provisional and final results will be posted on this board and it is the competitors’ responsibility to check this notice board periodically.
    2. The competitors briefing will be held in the documentation area as per SR 5.3.
  12. DOCUMENTATION AND PRE-EVENT SCRUTINEERING:
    All competitors will be required to undergo self-scrutineering, then documentation in the documentation area, prior to starting the race as per SR 5.3 and 5.4.
  13. COMPETITOR’S BRIEFING:
    There will be a competitor briefing as per SR 5.3. Attendance by both driver and co-driver is compulsory. Any verbal instructions issued by the organisers at this briefing will be binding on all competitors. Driver and co-driver must
    personally sign the attendance register. When the Clerk of Course starts his briefing, the register will be withdrawn and the names without signatures on the register will be marked as ‘not attended’. Non-attendance will incur a
    five-minute penalty per crew member. Refer SSR 300 [xi] and 318 A [iii] f)
  14. PIT ACCESS, DESIGNATED SERVICE POINT, ALLOCATION and REFUELLING:
    1. DSP PARKING:
      1. Each entry will be issued with TWO DSP vehicle access pass for the duration of the race weekend. NO extra passes for DSP will be issued and any additional vehicles will have to be parked in the designated competitor parking area.
      2. Pit access will only be granted to vehicles displaying the DSP ACCESS stickers.
      3. COMPETITOR OVER FLOW PARKING:
        Competitor overflow parking will be located within the Eeram Farmers Complex.
      4. TRAILER PARK:
        The trailer park will be located within easy reach of the DSP.
    2. DESIGNATED SERVICE POINT:
      1. The Designated Service Point will be at Eeram Farmers Complex. Refer SR 5.3
        Please ensure that all team members are familiar with the DSP layout and direction of flow.
      2. All National competitors will be decontrolled after the first loop for thirty (30) minutes at DSP for servicing purposes.
    3. PITS, PIT ALLOCATION and CONDITIONS OF USE:
      1. Competitors will be allocated pits. A list of these allocations will be posted at the entrance and at documentation.
      2. Competitors are asked to be considerate when setting up in their allocated pit and afford other competitors adequate space.
      3. NO PARKING of TRAILERS will be allowed in the INNER pit due to lack of space. Please comply with this instruction.
      4. ALL TRAILERS must be parked in the designated trailer park.
      5. Semi trailers and transporters may park in the pit area under supervision of the DSP Manager and in accordance with the DSP layout.
      6. Competitors and their support crew vehicles are to obey the pit lane flow direction at all times. Refer SSR 303 [iv] & SSR 318 A [iii] d
    4. REFUELLING. NB: THE PIT AREA IS A STRICTLY “NO SMOKING” AREA:
      1. Competitors’ attention is drawn to GCR 240, MSA Environmental Code Art 13 and 14 and SSR 316 regarding Refuelling Regulations.
      2. The use of Environmental Mats during servicing is compulsory. IN THE CASE OF A CONFIRMED SPILLAGE, A FINE OF R1000.00 (one thousand rand) WILL BE LEVIED AND THE RELEVANT CREW/S WILL HAVE TO CLEAN UP
        THE SPILLAGE TO THE LANDOWNERS SATISFACTION AND PAY THE COSTS THEREOF.
        Refer 2018 MSA Environmental Code (Amended) 12/12/2017
        9.5 The use of an environmental mat (or other effective ground protecting devices/systems) is compulsory at ALL motorsport events to prevent soil and water contamination. (For specifications see APPENDIX 11 – ENVIRONMENTAL MATS). Note: environmental mats are also required under engine and gearbox in the pre- and post- race Parc Fermés.
      3. Please note that no hazardous waste (empty fuel/oil containers) may be disposed of in the refuse bins. All empty containers must be removed from the pits/DSP and returned to your workshop for disposal. Non-compliance will lead
        to exclusion. Refer SSR 318 A [vi] c and d, SSR 318 A [x] f.
  15. FINISH:
    The Finish of both the Harrismith 400 Qualifying Race and the Main Race will take the form of a Timed Control. (Refer SSR 306 [i].
  16. PARC FERME AND POST RACE SCRUTINEERING:
    1. A Parc Fermé in accordance with GCR 252 will be in operation at the end of the qualifying and main race.
    2. The Organisers may, at their discretion, carry out post-race scrutineering checks. Refer: GCR 254.
  17. TIME BAR:
    1. The DSP Time Bar as per SR 5.4 where after no competitor will be allowed to commence another loop. (Refer SSR 307 iii)
    2. End of Race Time Bar – Refer SSR 307 [ii], SR 5.4
    3. The organisers could also calculate cut-off times at various Marshal Points and Check Points along the route. These cut-off times will be published in a bulletin and posted on the Notice Board at Race Headquarters. Competitors, who
      arrive at these cut-off points after the cut-off times, will be instructed by the Marshal to return to the pits via the most direct route.
    4. The organisers will not be responsible for sweeping or the medical recovery of any competitor who disregards a Marshals instruction in this regard.
  18. SWEEPS AND RECOVERY:
    1. A radio/phone sweep will be conducted of the route and sweep vehicles will be on standby if required to pick up stranded crew-members. Competitors are to note that the organisers are not obliged to provide a service for the
      recovery of vehicles or spares although they will endeavour to help where possible.
    2. Stranded racing vehicles and/or spares may only be recovered once racing has been completed.
      Furthermore, competitors/crews may only proceed onto the racing route after consulting with and obtaining written authority from the Clerk of the Course. (Refer: GCR 172 (iv) and (x) and SR 20.1.6
  19. COMPETITOR CONDUCT:
    1. ACCIDENTS/ INCIDENTS AND MEDICAL BOARDS: Refer SSR 317[i] & [ii]
    2. INCIDENT REPORT FORMS: To be collected from GPS download personnel. Completed form to be handed back to the GPS download personnel upon which a receipt will be issued. Refer SSR 317 [iii].
    3. RETIREMENT: Refer SSR 317 [iv].
    4. RESPONSIBILITY: Attention is drawn to GCR 113 (xiv) regarding responsibility of persons associated with an entrant.
    5. INSURANCE:
      The organisers pay a levy on behalf of every competitor towards a Public Liability insurance policy that MSA holds, in the amount of R 50 000 000.00 per claim. Every entrant, competitor, driver or person associated with the entrant who
      is directly responsible for a claim arising from any accident/incident on the event necessitating a claim against this policy will be liable for the first amount payable (excess) of R 25 000.00 per claim. Refer GCR113 xiv).
  20. ROUTE, ROAD AND RAIL CROSSINGS:
    1. ROUTE: The Organisers have been afforded the privilege of staging this event in the area and are reliant on the goodwill of the local community. Please do not abuse their hospitality. We also rely on the local community to
      provide the manpower to successfully run the event and we request that you, your crews, family and friends act responsibly in order not to alienate the community in any way.

      1. Competitors are to keep to the marked route and ensure they do not damage crops, veldt, plantations and natural vegetation.
      2. The unwritten rule of the road is that livestock and game, which may be encountered en route, have right of way at all times. If you kill or cause injury to any animal, the incident must be reported in writing to the first official/marshal you
        encounter.
      3. Competitors are obliged to stop and render assistance in controlling and extinguishing any fire on the route, whether it is a vehicle or vegetation.
      4. Passage through Populated Areas. Please note that the maximum speed through a populated area (kraal or compound) is sixty (60) KPH and overtaking within these areas is prohibited. Refer SSR 306 [iv] g) and SR 21. Area/s will be indicated by boards, road book and GPS.
      5. Action will be taken against competitors and/or their service crews, and/or supporters (family/friends), who are found to have travelled on private property other than at a designated spectator point, either before, during, or after the event,
        and/or travelling on the demarcated racing route, without the written permission of the Clerk of the Course. This will be strictly enforced! Refer to GCR 113 xiv), GCR 172 (iv) and (x), SSR 311, SSR 318C and SR 21.
      6. Crews are to be considerate towards landowners when retrieving stranded vehicles and/or spares from the route and are to ensure that damage to cultivated and grazing lands is avoided. Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action
        being taken against the crew concerned. It is important that crews familiarise themselves with the MSA Environmental Code in this regard. Refer GCR 113 xiv), GCR 172(iv) and (x) SSR 318 C and SR 21.
    2. ROAD AND RAIL CROSSINGS: Refer SSR 309 [i] and SSR 318 A [iv] b)
  21. PENALTIES:
    Refer to GCR 153, GCR 177, SSR 317 ii) g), iii), iv), SSR 318, SR 19, SR 20.1.4, SR 20.1.5, SR 20.1.6 and SR 20.1.9.
  22. CLASSIFICATION AND RESULTS: Refer SSR 307, GCR 197, 198 and 200
    1. Provisional results for the Qualifying race and the Main race will be posted on the Official Notice Board as per SR 5.3 and 5.4.
      Subject to no protests being received in terms of GCR 200 viii), these results will become final 30 minutes later.
    2. Competitors’ attention is drawn to Parts IX and X of the GCR’s of the 2018 MSA Handbook regarding protests and appeals.
    3. Should there be an unreasonable delay in announcing the results; the Stewards of the Meeting may postpone such an announcement. Refer to GCR 280 ii)
  23. PRIZE GIVING: (Refer GCR 121 (ix)
    1. The Prize Giving will commence as soon as possible after the results have been confirmed as per SR 5.4
      Prize-giving will be hosted at the podium.
  24. AWARDS:
    1. Awards will be distributed at the Prize Giving. Any competitor not present, who has not made prior arrangements with the Clerk of the Course shall forfeit all such awards. Competitors’ attention is drawn to GCR 121 (ix) and GCR 281 (i)
      and (iv).
    2. National Overall Awards:
      1st Overall Production
      1st Overall Special

      1. National Class Awards:
        Awards for all classes will be based on the number of paid entries received at the closing of normal entries on the following basis – 1 to 3 in all classes
      2. SxS Interprovincial Challenge Class:
        Awards will be based on the number of paid entries received at the closing of normal entries on the following basis – 1 to 3.
      3. Team Awards:
        Manufacturers and Entrants (None ‘Works’) Team awards – Refer GCR 281 (ii) and (iii) and SSR 319 A & B.
    3. Finishers’ Badges:
      Finishers’ badges will be presented to all competitors who are classified as finishers of the event. Refer to SSR 307 [i]. The Organisers reserve the right not to award finishers badges to competitors failing to hand in an Incident Report
      Form within thirty (30) minutes of having finished the event.
    4. Qualifying Race awards will be presented to the fastest competitor overall in the Production and Special Vehicle Category.
    5. Special Awards may be handed out at the discretion of the Organisers.
    6. KZN Regional Overall Awards;
      1st Overall Special

      1. Class Awards:
        Awards will be based on the number of paid entries received at the closing of normal entries on the following basis – 1 to 3.
  25. RIGHTS OF THE CLERK OF THE COURSE, THE PROMOTERS AND THE ORGANISERS
    1. The Clerk of the Course reserves the right (subject to the approval of the Stewards) to –
      1. Alter the departure times and route if forced to do so through weather conditions
      2. Alter the starting and scoring methods if it is found necessary to do so
    2. The Promoters and Organisers reserve the right (subject to the approval of MSA) to –
      1. Postpone, abandon or cancel the event for reasons of ‘force majeure’ (Refer GCR’s 62 and 244). In the event of postponement for more than twenty four (24) hours entrants will be refunded their entry fee. Refer GCR 109 (iv).
      2. Postpone, abandon or cancel the event if less than a total of 30 entries are received at time of entries closing. (Refer GCR 99 (v)
    3. Refusal of any entry. Refer GCR’s 99 (i) and GCR 100.
  26. CAMPING and CATERING:
    1. No camping will be allowed at Eeram Farmers Complex.
    2. NO OPEN FIRES will be permitted in the DSP AREA at all over the weekend for obvious reasons.
    3. Fast food catering will be available from 08:00 on Friday and from 07:00 on Saturday. Full bar facilities at reasonable prices will be available for the duration of the event.
    4. We respectfully remind competitors, their crews and visitors that the Eeram Farmers Complex is a licensed facility. We request that you act responsibly in the matter of bringing liquor into the grounds.

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