I.G.S.B.R.A.

REGULATIONS

Friday, December 05 2008

SPECIFICATION OF THE RACERS 

1          Must be made from supplied Shoe Box retaining its entire original base with removeable lid  and retaining at least 50% (by volume) of the original box.

2          Gravity motive power only;

2          Must have 4 wheels each separated by at least 4 ins (wheelbase and track) all with non-metallic contact with track;

4          Wheels must not protrude beyond shoebox length;

5          Wheels can be attached in any suitable manner;

6          Maximum weight of racer: 14 ozs [This will be measured]

PRACTICE and SCRUTINEERING

 

1          One Free practice and a final tuning starting at 19:30

2          Submit your entry for Scrutineering by 20:30

3          Scrutineered and accepted entries into Parc Ferme’

4          Whence, all entries now under Starter’s Control

THE TRACK

 

1          The start will be on a wooden incline, 4ft long and a guided, 22ins wide;

2          The incline will run onto a wooden surface approx 22ft long, with carpeted finish but  sleeping policeman may be deployed across the track.

3          The track will be abound 4ft width;

4          A mechanical release will operate from the front edge of the racer;

THE RACE

 

1          The race will be in two stages, the first with the ramp set at “max” height; Those racers reaching the end of the course will go forward to stage 2;

2          The ramp will be reset and the distance covered at this run will be recorded;

3          The winner will be the entrant that records the max distance in 2;

4          In the event of a tie, an even lower height run will be the decider;

CONCOURS

A ‘Concours d’ Elegance’ award will be presented to the best participating racer entered. (This will be judged by popular vote)

TECHNICAL AWARD

 

An award will be made to the most innovative entry ( A technical judge will be appointed)

REFEREE

 

The Chief Marshal’s decision shall be final (even if he’s wrong)

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