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North Drift /Drive

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

North Circuit 1st December 10am to 2pm
Drift or Drive.

Best described as a mix of a drift day crossed with a drive day.
No timing or competition
Some cars will drive parts and drift parts.
Some cars just drift and some cars that will just drive.
There is no requirement that you must just drift or just drive.
The requirements are that you can stay on track.
You do not drive slowly, It is not a race but it is not a cruise.
You need to be moving and not slowing down in the corners to do power skids on the straights.
This is NOT a beginner or fist timers event.
This is for experienced drifters and drivers.
If you can not stay on the track you will be removed.
Cars will be released from pit lane in singles, pairs or groups pending what the entrants would like to do. With a gap between, pending the previously released cars or car.
Cars can drive or drift the north circuit. No drift areas being the main straight and turn 1.
We will be running open pit lane no stopping on track.
Maximum entrant capacity is 40
Cost is 300 with a garage
Cars could be registered or unregistered as long as they comply with the requirements below.
Scrutiny info
General
.No oil, fuel or water leaks.
.All wheel nuts must be fitted and tightened.
.No loose objects or sharp edges in the driver’s compartment. Cars must be presented for scrutineering clear of ALL loose items with drivers apparel and helmet.
.Cars must have all exterior body panels on and bolted securely. Exceptions are made for front and/or rear bars. If running no front or rear bars there must be no sharp edges.
.Doors must be fitted with side intrusion bars unmodified unless an approved safety cage with side intrusion bars is installed.
.The Front windscreen must not have cracks that obscure the driver’s vision.
.Oil catch cans must be able to contain hot oil safely. Plastic drink bottles or tin cans are not an option.
.Oil catch cans must be 2 liters or greater. Registered vehicles do not require a catch can if fitted with the standard engine breather system.
.The firewall must be completely sealed (no holes) from the engine bay to the driver’s compartment.
.The cooling system must have an overflow bottle or tank minimum of 1 liter.
.No moving engine parts will protrude from the bonnet.
.Seats must be mounted securely with all correct bolts fitted. High tensile M8 nuts, bolts minimum.
.Seats must be in good condition. With minimal to no movement in the adjustment mechanisms.
.No tears, fraying or damage to the seat belt or harness webbing.
.If running harness type seat belts they must be in date and have clearly marked standards and expiry dates.
.The harness shoulder straps shall be directed to the rear and installed in such a way that they do not make an angle greater than 40° to the horizontal from the occupant’s shoulder
.Where a safety harness is affixed to an un-reinforced section of the body shell, each attachment point shall be reinforced by a steel plate not less than 75mm x 50mm x 3mm.
.All four brakes must be operational from the foot brake pedal.
.Front and rear hazard lights must be operational.
.Brake lights must be operational.
.If headlights are glass the lights must have an adhesive cover of a color other than red to prevent broken glass, clear protective film is recommended.
.Battery must be firmly clamped and in a sealed compartment or box if fitted within the passenger compartment or in a compartment with a fuel system (cable ties and ratchet straps are not acceptable mounting for the battery).
.Vehicles must display a blue triangle of sides 150mm indicating the location of the battery.
Exhaust
.Exhaust system must end outside the perimeter of the bodywork. No exhausts are to finish underneath the vehicle.
.Exhausts must not protrude more than 100mm past the perimeter of the vehicle.
.No exhausts to exit upwards through the bonnet waste gate/screamer pipes may protrude through the bonnet by a maximum of 30mm.Cars running external wastegates need to ensure the wastegates exist away from any flammable materials
.No exhausts to exit the vehicle on an upswept angle of more than 15 degrees. If directed sideways, the exhaust outlet/s must be located rearward of the midpoint of the wheelbase and shall not project more than 50mm beyond the body work.
Fuel System
.All fuel system components must be secured and be completely sealed from the passenger compartment. This includes fuel lines.
.Aftermarket fuel tanks must have a roll over valve and pigtail hose which does not vent into the passenger compartment.
.Nitrous oxide or LPG systems are permitted. The tanks or bottle MUST be securely fastened to prevent movement during an accident. The system MUST be free from leaks. The system MUST also be part of the car’s main electrical system and shut off when the car is turned off or stalled.
.If using LPG/Nitrous Oxide an appropriate label MUST be placed on the front and rear guards of the car so that if there is an incident, track officials are aware of the nitrous or lpg system.
.Methanol is not allowed.
Fire extinguishers
.Are not required however are recommended. If you do have an extinguisher see below.
.Must be securely attached with nuts and bolts. NO teck screws or cable ties.
.Must meet AS 1841 or AS1841.2.
.Must be held in place by a metal latch/bracket.
.Plastic brackets are NOT allowed.
.Must be in a low position and MUST be within reach of the driver while seated.
Roll/Safety Cage
.You do not need a roll cage to enter for the north circuit unless you have a convertible/ open roof vehicle or would like to take passengers and the car is not registered.
.If you do fit in to the above then please follow this link for cage and cage padding requirements.Drawing J18 and J19 in cams manual link are the minimum.
https://motorsport.org.au/…/general…/schedule-j.pdf…
Tow Points.
.Vehicles must be fitted with visible and accessible towing points or hooks (minimum inside diameter of 40mm) fitted forward of the front axle and rearward of the rear axle and capable of towing the vehicle on a sealed surface with its wheels locked. Where a tow point is obscured, each tow point shall be marked with the word “TOW” of a contrasting colour to the vehicle’s body marking the location of each tow point.
Helmets / Clothing
Must conform with the below:
.Australian Standard: AS1698
.USA standard: Snell SA95, M9 SA95, SA2000
.ECE 22 (with 03, 04 or 05 amendments)
.For open vehicles, a closed face helmet with a visor down is compulsory.
.Drivers and passengers must wear non flammable long sleeve clothing that covers neck to wrist to ankles.
.Fully enclosed footwear made from non flammable materials must be worn.
Tyres
We would prefer that drivers run road tires not semi slicks on the drive wheels to minimise rubber down on the circuit however there is no tire restriction.

Details

Date:
December 1
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Driving Sports

Venue

Sydney Motorsport Park
Ferrers road
Eastern Creek, NSW Australia
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