FRIDAY RULES 2018

1/24th Class 1:- Vintage SPORTS/GT up to 1968 (Hard Body & 36D)

This class is aimed at trying to race cars as they were intended by the manufacturers i.e. Cox body with Cox chassis etc.

Brands allowed are Revell/Monogram/Cox/AMT/Carrera only.

Car must be a scale representation of a real vehicle up to 1968 (no thingies or handling bodies)

Hard Bodies only, we would prefer vintage slot bodies, but model kits will be tolerated within reason (for example Revell model on Revell chassis, etc...)

Cars must be decorated with a race livery (made up ones are fine)

Chassis must be from the listed manufacturer and not be modified (rattle plates are allowed)

Running gear must be pre 1972 or similar.

36D size standard motors only.

Rubber or Ortmann tyres. No silicone, foam, sponge, no additives

Please pay particular attention to ground clearance, wheels and tyres. These must be to scale (width, diametre and aspect ratio)

As we wish to ensure the racing stays as primarily scale racing, we will control this last point much more closely than we have in the past.

(If you turn up with a vintage car that doesn't quite fit the class, we will of course let you race, but your name will not appear in the results)

1/24th Class 2 :- Vintage F1/Indy cars up to 1968

Car must be a scale representation of a real vehicle up to 1968 (no thingies or handling bodies)

Bodies can be hard material or vacform.

Either vintage slot bodies, or model kits. No modern slot or resin bodies please.

Cars must be decorated with a race livery (made up ones are fine)

Any vintage pre 1972 chassis from large manufacturer, in line only. Chassis can be modified/improved, but no complete scratchbuilts

Running gear must be pre 1972 or similar.

Motor must be standard vintage pre 1972. No rewinds or modern motors.

Rubber or Ortmann tyres. No silicone, foam, sponge, no additives

Please pay particular attention to ground clearance, wheels and tyres. These must be to scale (width, diametre and aspect ratio)

As we wish to ensure the racing stays as primarily scale racing, we will control this last point much more closely than we have in the past.

(If you turn up with a vintage car that doesn't quite fit the class, we will of course let you race, but your name will not appear in the results)

1/24th Class 3 Vintage GT/Sports (open) up to 1968 Vacform

Car must be a scale representation of a real vehicle up to 1968 (no thingies or handling bodies)

Bodies can be hard material or vacform. (Cars from Class1 are allowed).

Either vintage slot bodies, or model kits. No modern slot or resin bodies please.

Cars must be decorated with a race livery (made up ones are fine)

Any vintage pre 1972 chassis from large manufacturer, in line or sidewinder. Chassis can be modified/improved, but no complete scratchbuilts

Running gear must be pre 1972 or similar.

Motor must be standard vintage pre 1972. No rewinds or modern motors.

Rubber or Ortmann tyres. No silicone, foam, sponge, no additives

Please pay particular attention to ground clearance, wheels and tyres. These must be to scale (width, diametre and aspect ratio)

As we wish to ensure the racing stays as primarily scale racing, we will control this last point much more closely than we have in the past.

(If you turn up with a vintage car that doesn't quite fit the class, we will of course let you race, but your name will not appear in the results)

Retro Saloon rules

Cars to conform to CSSRA classes:

SL2a - 1950-1962 over 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.
SL2b - 1950-1962 under 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.
SL3a - 1963-1969 over 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.
SL3b - 1963-1969 under 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.
SL4a - 1970-1981 over 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.
SL4b - 1970-1981 under 2 litre Saloon/Touring Cars.

Cars should be 1/32nd scale four seater based Saloon and hatchback Cars pre-1981. No GT or LM sports cars and No Group 5 or DTM sillhouette cars. Cars do not have to be recognised racing machines but should be presented in either plain road car or period racing livery (Try to avoid rally liveries please).

Hard bodies only E.g. Rigid Plastic, Resin, Glass Fibre, Wood, but no lexan or flexible vac formed type bodies please.

In all cases where wide arches are used proof of them on the real car may be required.

Guide assembly and wheels/tyres should not be visible when the car is viewed from directly above with the guide centralised.

Chassis can be from any material but may only have a maximum of two hinged parts including a drop arm if used.

All cars to have a minimum ground clearance between the wheelbases of 1mm.

Retro Le Mans / CanAm

Cars to conform to CSSRA classes:
SP3 - 1949-1962 Sports & GT Cars
SP4 - 1963-1967 Sports & GT Cars.

Prototype and Sports Cars to have participated at Le Mans CanAm or other major World Sports Car championship race up to December 31st 1967.

E.g. Sebring, Daytona, Mille Miglia, Targa Florio, Nurburgring, Goodwood.

Scratch Class.

Cars should be hard bodied plastic, resin, wood, etc. No Lexan / Vacform bodies please.

Scratch cars should be 1/32nd scale +/- 2mm on length, width, wheelbase, and track.

We will use the 1968 Model Scrutineers guide for dimensions - any cars not in there will require documented proof of dimensions.

Ground clearance between the wheel base 1.5mm Minimum.

Rubber or Ortman tyres - no Silicon or Sponge - tyres MUST be dry at each race start.

Maximum tyre width 9.5mm - minimum width 5mm.

Minimum overall wheel & tyre diameter 18mm

Wheels should have inserts sympathetic to the period/vehicle.

Chassis may only have two hinged parts (This includes any fitted with drop arms).

Guides / Tyres should not be visible from above.

No flared wheel arches unless fitted to the real car, in which case proof may be required.

No RTR NSR or Slot It

RTR class

Ready to run cars can also be used provided they follow the rules below

The ready to run class should be strictly as they come out of the box (They do not need to comply to the dimension rules except for tyres), you may glue in bearings & motors, and fit lead or similar weights within the body.

Tyres only (not wheels) may be replaced for another brand, but must comply with the scratch tyre limits.

Period repaint and decals are allowed.

Any other modifications including tune up parts from the same manufacturer will result in the car being classed as a scratch entry.

1/24th Class 4: US Iron

Any US saloon car up to 1969

Car must be a scale representation of a real vehicle up to 1969 (no thingies or handling bodies)

Hard bodies only, either vintage slot bodies, or model kits. No modern slot or resin bodies please.

Cars must be decorated with a race livery (made up ones are fine)

All running hardware must be pre 72

Any commercial in line chassis, no moving part other than drop arm

Tyre width Max 12mm

Tyre diametre minimum 22mm

Ground clearance 2mm under the chassis.

Standard motors only, no rewinds, no C cans

Rubber or Ortmann tyres. No silicone, foam, sponge, no additives.

1/32nd Vintage Front engines GT/Sports hard body

1/32nd Only front engined GT cars up to 1968 will qualify for the Trophy

Vintage slot body, plastic model or fibreglass(any age) can be used. No resin, no modern slot bodies, no handling bodies, no vacforms.

All bodies must carry a race livery.

Cars must have good scale appearance in every respect, no cut arches to allow bigger fatter wheels, no underscale wheels or modern low profile tyres, correct ground clearance, etc...

Only Revell, Monogram, Cox, Strombecker, AMT and Riko chassis to be used.

Some mild modifications to chassis will be accepted, but no major changes.

(running gear can be changed as long as below rules apply).

Only pre 1972 parts to be used.

Ortmann tyres or other urethane tyres only. (if you cast your own, you will be expected to supply them to others)

Rear tyres max 9mm wide and minimum 20mm diameter

(These are the old Summer Classic rules)

1/32nd Vintage GT/Sports Vacform

Car must be a scale representation of a real vehicle up to 1968 (no thingies or handling bodies)

Bodies can be hard material or vacform.

Either vintage slot bodies, or model kits. No modern slot or resin bodies please.

Cars must be decorated with a race livery (made up ones are fine)

Any vintage pre 1972 chassis from large manufacturer, in line or sidewinder. Chassis can be modified/improved, but no complete scratchbuilts

Running gear must be pre 1972 or similar.

Motor must be standard vintage pre 1972. No rewinds or modern motors.

Rubber or Ortmann tyres. No silicone, foam, sponge, no additives

Please pay particular attention to ground clearance, wheels and tyres. These must be to scale (width, diameter and aspect ratio)

As we wish to ensure the racing stays as primarily scale racing, we will control this last point much more closely than we have in the past.

(If you turn up with a vintage car that doesn't quite fit the class, we will of course let you race, but your name will not appear in the results)

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