Event Regulations

Introduction

Welcome to the 2nd running of the HISTORIC RALLY FESTIVAL based in and around Telford. We would like to thank our supporting group’s, Telford and Wrekin Council and Weston Park for their valued support in helping this event go ahead. We would also like to thank Owen Motor club for their help in setting stages and running and marshalling them.

Acknowledgments

  • Rallying History Club
  • Mark Constanduros
  • Weston Park Enterprises
  • Harworth Group
  • Telford and Wrekin Council
  • Clerk of the Course Tim Harding
  • Chief Marshall Amanda Baron
  • John Arnold MSUK Steward/Safety Delegate
  • All Officials and Marshalls

Supplementary Regulations

1 Announcements

Rallying History with organise a Certificate of Exemption permit Stage Rally Demonstration on 15/16 October 2022, at Weston Park & IronBridge.
The event will be organised to the requirements of Motorsport UK and will be known as Historic rally Festival 2022

  • Certificate of Exemption Number : TBC
  • Certificate of Exemption D5.1.5 (b) for a Stage Rally Demonstration.

2 Jurisdiction

The Event will be run and governed by the rules of Rallying History and there are set guidelines for any demonstration event. It will follow The FIA Historic Demonstration Rules, with specific regard to Safety, Driver/Co-Driver protective attire and vehicle movement timing, This Festival will NOT be a competitive timed event.

3. Authorisation

The Event will run Motorsport UK Regulations and Declarations and run under a Permit Certificate of Exemption D5.1.5 (b) for a Stage Rally Demonstration.

4. Eligibility

The event is open to: -

  • All fully paid members of Rallying History.
  • All Fully Paid up members of Slowly Sideways.UK Ireland and Europe.

If you are not a member of either clubs you must be a fully paid member at the time of entry.

Drivers must have, or have held, a stage rally licence, If they have held a stage rally licence in the past they can have an MSUK licence now. Navigators must have the free MSUK licence (RS Clubman) minimum or anything higher.

5. Event Time Table Saturday 15/ Sunday 16 October 2022

Oct 15th : 

  • 07.30.00am to 9.00am Rally Packs to be collected from Information Tent in Service First car leaves service at 9.am and heads to Qe2 Arena
  • Cars will run 30sec Gaps
  • Scrutineering at: A designated area at the QE2 Arena Telford TF4 3NZ 9.00pm All cars to be displayed in the QE2 Arena.
  • 10Am Ceremonial Start Ramp flagged off by Official.
  • Cars head to stage 1-2-3-4
  • Cars return to service
  • 6.30pm Cars head to stage 5-6 7.30pm Cars on display Weston Park

Oct 16th :

  • 8.00am First car to leave service and head Weston park.
  • 8.30am Car1 at MC1 Cars will run 30sec Gaps
  • 12.10 1hour dinner and meet and greet in Weston Park
  • 17.28pm Approx. Car1 due at MC2 finish
  • 17.40pm Approx. Car1 due at HQ in Service Area

6. Classes

The event will consist of classes

  • Group 1
  • Group 2
  • Group 4
  • Group N
  • Group A
  • Group B
  • Early WRC
  • Specials

7. Entries

Entries will be accepted from all crews that meet the above criteria, with the selected entries being acknowledged and by email from the Selection Committee.
Successful applicants will be emailed directly on 1th Febuary 2022.

The entry fee for this event will be £610.00p which is paid online when completing your entry form.

Entries Cancelled after the 20th July 2022 will not be refunded, but a rollover can be offered if requested, you will only pay MSUK admin fee on the following year.

You will be emailed an entry form to complete and fill in along with a spectator information sheet which must be completed.

All Payments will need to be made by electronic transfer only.

The maximum entries for this event will be limited to 80 Cars, plus reserves. The minimum is 65, should the minimum entry for the event not be reached, the organisers reserve the right to cancel the event.

Entries withdrawn in writing or email before closing date 30/8/2022 will be refunded less an administration charge of what was stated in entry form
Start numbers will be allocated in vehicles age order with slowest at the front. Celebrity drivers will run at the back of the field.

8. Penalties

Penalties will not be given as the FESTIVAL is a NONE-timed event, however, as this is a demonstration event, cars will be driven at pace and should be driven in a safe and exciting manor.

Any driver found to be driving dangerously or in a manor deemed to be dangerous, or beyond acceptable, will be asked to leave the event with no further participation. (The Chief Marshall and Organising Committee will reserve the right to refuse any participant entry to the Stages directly following any breach of the above criteria).

There are road sections in this event and as such ALL participating vehicles MUST be road legal regarding ROAD FUND LICENCE and a CURRENT MOT CERTIFICATE (unless due the registered age of the vehicle TAX exempt). The Police have offered their services and will be in attendance on routes. They will have a strong presence along the routes to and from Stages you will be strongly advised to adhere to all Road Traffic regulations whilst using the public highways.

(Again, the Chief Marshall and Organising Committee reserve the right to exclude anyone reported for failure to comply with these requests).

9. Safety

A Warning triangle and SOS/OK boards are to be carried and used in the event of an incident or break down within any of the Stages. The “RED FLAG’ procedure will operate on this event a map of red flag / radio locations will be included with your road book.

A first aid kit is advisory, but a small spill kit MUST be carried in all participating vehicles.

Crews are required to wear in-date Racesuits, helmets and Hans devices. Fire extinguishers and harnesses must be in date but seats can be out of date.

10. Retirements

If you retire on a stage, your car will be pushed to a safe place wherever possible and remain there until the stage Closing Car has been and your vehicle location noted, then your car will be recovered to a safe holding area within the grounds. It is then your responsibility to have car collected from the allocated area.

Re-Joining - As the FESTIVAL is a NONE-Timed event, arrangements are in place with notice to the Chief Marshall or Official, to allow your repaired vehicle to re-start at the next available Stage.

The Overall Timing Plan will be available in the Service Area and once notice of a successful repair has been logged with an Official, you will then be allowed to re-join at a selected interval.

Please Note. Repairs will be in line with presenting the vehicle as Road Worthy and may be subject to Scrutineer’s inspection.

11. Insurance

The club has applied to MarshMotorsport Insurance for a blanket cover note under the Motor Sports Club Scheme this will provide the competitors who need to use the scheme with third party cover necessary to meet RTA requirements on the road sections of the event.

The basic rate for the event (before any loadings) is £35 To comply applicants will: -

  • Over 19 and held a full licence for at least 6 months
  • Has had 2 or less fault claims in the last 3 years
  • Has less than 9 points on licence
  • No physical or mental disability’s

The Event will run under a MSUK Permit and will be covered by MSUK Insurance and run under permit Certificate of Exemption D5.1.5 (b) for a Stage Rally Demonstration.

12. Scrutineering

All vehicles must comply with Rallying History’s compliance list and must carry,

  • Foreign cars/Entrants must carry their appropriate paperwork for their vehicle.
  • All vehicles (no matter what age) must produce a valid MOT. To prove that the vehicle meets with current highways regulations.
  • Proof of Road Tax/MOT will be required at signing on.

For the duration of this event ALL competitors must use Tarmac Tyres, NO gravel tyres permitted please be aware that E marked tyres are advised due to road sections and UK road traffic regulations.

Anyone found to be using Gravel Tyres will be excluded.

13. Format

This event is 91% Tarmac with 2% broken, 7% compact dirt road, all verges are soft (grass) so measures will be taken to stop cutting corners.
All stages will be run by a Map format. NO pace notes permitted.

International timing used, you will be given due arrival times for each Stage, a Stage -Start time, with no finish time being awarded.

Stage mileage - 64 miles approx and Road Liason 63 miles approx

Road sections will be based upon an average speed to comply with the local road speed restrictions in operation.

Each stage arrival control will have a maximum lateness of not more than 20mins.

Should any vehicle arrive beyond their maximum lateness, they will be refused entry to the stage and will be asked to re-join at the next available period.

14. Servicing

Service will be held at Telford Council HQ Car Park. TF3 4AJ You will be given allocated area to set up.

Trailers will need to be parked in a Designated Secured Area, NOT in you pit space.

One service Vehicle and Demonstrating car Only per service space.

If you are running race fuel there will be an area set out to fuel away from the main service area.

The road book will be set out as to pass fuel stations for those who run pump fuel.

15. Format

The Event will run 12 stages over 2 days 6 on the 15th 6 on the 16th

  • There will be 3 service stops in the day
  • There will be 3 Re-group stops in the day

The event will cease running on Sunday at Weston Park @ 20.00 pm under all circumstances.

The Motor Club running the stages within the Parks have an exceptional relationship with the local community and to ensure future use of the venues they wish to keep it that way.

  • Stage mileage will be approx. 64 miles aprox
  • Road mileage will be approx. 63 miles aprox(to be confirmed once road route agreed with Council)
  • Total Rally Route will be 127miles

Stages to run over the grounds of Weston Park and neighbouring estates.

16. Cameras

On board cameras are permitted but must be fitted before scrutineering. No hand held devices to be used on stages.

17. Official Photographers

The official photographers for this event are:

  • Capture your car photography
  • Richard Armon Photography
  • Mark Sims Rally Gallery


RALLYING HISTORY and their Associates would like to thank you for your application, we look forward to providing both an enjoyable spectacle for both the Driver/co‐driver and the public.

We are bringing a Continental style Rally Festival to our shores, ensuring that the UK Rallying enthusiast will be rewarded with a spectacle of wonderful Iconic cars from the World of Rallying’s Golden era.

We trust that everyone who takes part will have both an enjoyable and fun weekend.
Thank you once again,

Yours Sincerely,

RALLYING HISTORY.

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