Rallycross Rules – 2017​

Rallycross Rules – 2017​

Chassis ​

1. Shaft drive 1/8 rallycross style buggies designed, or converted, to run on mostly tarmac tracks.
2. Belt drive cars are not eligible for this class.

Body

​1. Cars must run rally or rallycross style bodies (generic bodies are eligible such as the Hyper GT Rally or the Protoform rally bodies.
2. Cars must be fitted with a front foam bumper and have no sharp protruding edges beyond the body.

Motors

​1. Motor limits in relation to battery size​2S – No Motor Limit

​​​​​​​3S – 2650kv maximum limit
​​​​​​​4S – 2000kv maximum limit

Tyres ​​

1. The nominated control dry tyre for racing is the GRP S4
​​2. In the event of the race director declaring a “wet” round the racers may use the GRP R1 compound or the BQLZR N05800.
​​3. The use of additives and chemical cleaners on tyres is not permitted.
​​4. New racers are allowed to run kit tyres for three meetings.

Batteries​

1. Only hard case lipo batteries up to 4S are eligible for use from 1st April in line with BRCA guidelines and racers must charge in a lipo bag and according to the guidelines published by the BRCA.

Classes

​​1. Two classes will be available and will be run as separate heats where entrant numbers permit, with points being awarded separately per class;

​​​SWB – Cars with a wheelbase less than 335mm
​​​LWB – Cars with a wheelbase greater than 335mm
​​(wheelbase will be measured from front wheel spindle centre to rear wheel spindle centre on the same side of the car)

Format

​4 minute heats and 4 minute finals of 10 cars
​​The start will be a two row start with drivers alternating between rows.
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​​Scrutineering will be carried out by the clubs Rallycross reps

**Members will be notified of any changes to the above in advance.**