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                      Rules and Procedures
                              January 2009
                                   for 1/10th
                   Scale Electric Model Racing Cars
Any document with similar title released by PRCCC will be super ceded by this
the Ninth (9) Edition.

Index
1.     Race officials and duties
2.     General Car Specifications (All classes)
3.     Radio Specifications
4.     Classes
5.     Formula One
6.     Tamiya Stock
7.     Open Stock
8.     23 Turn Open
9.     Superstock
10.    Modified Touring
11.    Mini Class
12.    Race Duration
13.    Qualifying and Mains system
14.    Determining starting grid positions
15.    Race starting procedure
16.    Jump Starts
17.    Participation in SARDA Sanctioned events
18.    Results and Points system
19.    Penalties
20.    Etiquette and behavioural requirements
21.    Misconduct
22.    Sponsorships


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23.     Black Flag Policy
24.     Protest system
25.     Re-runs
26.     Time loss rules
27.     Prizes and Awards
28.     Membership Registration
29.     Event entry procedure
30.     Srutinizing procedure
31.     Transmitter Pound
32.     Marshalling Procedure
33.     Drivers Briefing
34.     Pit Areas
35.     Concourse d’ Elegance
36.     General Rule


1.     Race Officials and Duties

 1.1     Clerk of the Course
         The Clerk of the Course will accept complete responsibility for the
         application of the rules. He will decide upon the penalties incurred for
         racing infringements. He/she will also be the chairperson for the Protest
         committee. He/she will hold the highest capacity over the event, and the
         decision of the Protest committee is final and binding. The duty can be
         done in shifts with 2 or more people. The Clerk of the Course may not
         have a direct interest of specific competitors in the event or the part of
         the event that he is responsible for so as to limit the unfair advantage.

 1.2     Race Director and Commentator
         The Race Director shall be responsible for the start, timing and finish of
         each race. He/she will be responsible for the operation of the computer
         and timing equipment. During racing, he/she will provide accurate
         commentary, including time updates and positions. The Race director is
         the only person that can abort a race whilst starting or during a race. He
         will also be responsible for applying penalties that are issued by the
         referee or Clerk of the Course.

 1.3     Chief Marshal and Grid Marshal
         The chief marshal must ensure that all marshals have reported to him,
         and that adequate substitutes are in place when required. He/she will
         also be responsible for ensuring that the grid is correctly lined up and
         that it is not interfered with.

 1.4     Chief Scrutineer



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        The Chief Scrutineer will be solely responsible for the upholding of the
        Scrutineering Procedure. He/she may assign people to assist at the job,
        but he/she must remain responsible for the event’s scrutineering.

 1.5    Protest committee
        The Protest committee will consist of minimum the Chairman, Vice
        Chairman, a Committee Member and a Technical Advisor nominated by
        the Committee.

 1.6    Concourse Judges.
        These officials will judge all cars entered for Concourse prior to the start
        of the event. There must be at least 2 judges who will combine their
        results to determine the winner for each class. The judge may not be an
        entrant in the Concourse competition.

 1.7    Referees
        At least one referee will be used for each race at a PRCCC event. It is
        the referee’s responsibility to ensure that he/she will be available at all
        times during the race. The Referee will monitor the race at hand and
        ensure that rules and etiquette are adhered to. The referee has the right
        to issue penalties to drivers, as he/she deems necessary and according
        to the rules. The referee will be chosen by the race director or appointed
        agent from the list of marshals.

2.   General Car Specifications

 2.1    Appearance
        The essence of the sport of radio control car racing is competition
        between realistic models of racing cars.

 2.2    Bumpers
        No additional bumpers may be added to the exterior of the body. A foam
        bumper as a protector are allowed on the inside front of the body, as
        supplied with the car.

 2.3    Wheels and tyres
        No non-standard wheel nut or Axial shall protrude beyond the outer edge
        of the wheel rim. No more than 1.5mm of the wheel rim shall be exposed
        (i.e., not covered with rubber) on the outer edge of the wheel rim. All
        tyres shall be black in colour except for any tyre wall detail.

 2.4    Chassis
        Only four wheel drive cars are allowed for the touring classes. Scratch
        built or modified commercial chassis are allowed provided that they
        comply with the rules within the specified class. Differentials, ball
        bearings and thrust bearings are allowed as specified in the different



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      classes. Except in the case of Formula One, no part of the chassis may
      protrude beyond the body shell, with the exception of an aerial and body
      post mountings. All drive wheels must be driven by a flexible joint, such
      as a “Dog Bone” or universal type drive shaft. No aerodynamically
      shaped parts are to be fitted to the underside of the car, such as
      Diffusers, Splitters, Tunnels, etc.

2.5   Bodies
      All bodies must be painted, no unpainted bodies will be allowed. All
      bodies must be scale replicas of an original full size car. The body may
      be painted to the competitor’s own design. Windows on all bodies must
      be clear and unpainted, unless it is a kit body which were factory
      sprayed. A light tinting may be used but must remain see-through. The
      chassis or cockpit must remain visible through the windows. Windows
      may not be cut out. All cars must carry at least one (1) number during
      racing. The number must be black numerals on a white background. The
      number must be 25mm high and 3mm thick. The number must be placed
      on the front windscreen, left hand side of the car so as to be visible to
      spectators and officials. No other numbers may be visible other than the
      correct number for that race. No cut outs that allow any part of the
      chassis to be visible when the car is viewed from above are allowed. The
      only exceptions are those that can be proved to be of scale, e.g.,
      Formula one. All wheel arches must be cut out, unless it is proved by
      photograph of the full size original. No part of the body may be widened
      to allow for a wider wheelbase. No bodies may be cut above the lower
      door line or, in the case of Touring and saloon bodies, above the lower
      rear bumper line.

2.6   Motors

      Rebuildable Stock Motors (23 Turns) :
      Armatures must be of 3 cores with 23 winds per core. Only Tamiya TZ/
      RZ motors are allowed. The standard advancement is set at 24 degrees
      and may not be modified. Any other 23 Turn motors will not be allowed.
      All motors must use stand up or laydown brushes. Brushes and
      armatures may be replaced with Tamiya 23 Turn only. Bearings are
      allowed.

      Brushless Motors:
      Only ROAR/SARDA approved brushless motors are allowed. Motors
      must be colour coded. All motors must have the original manufacturer’s
      logo or name on it. Superstock motors will read 17.5 and modified motors
      will read 13.5

      Sealed Motors:




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        The sealed motors determined by PRCCC for their specific class will be
        a Johnson or Mabuchi 540 (without fan) two slot chrome motor and Sport
        tuned motors .The motor may not be opened or have the tabs tampered
        with. Motors may not be modified or the timing advanced to increase its
        performance. Any competitors who do not adhere to the aforementioned
        will be disqualified for the whole event.

 2.7    Race Damage
        Damage or distortion will be taken into consideration when post race
        scrutineering is carried out. This will NOT apply to the weight of the car
        however. There will be no tolerance on the weight of a car before or after
        a race.

 2.8    Lithium Polymer Batteries (LiPoly) ;
        Only ROAR/SARDA approved batteries are allowed. LiPoly battery packs
        must have a hard, protective case that surrounds the cells. All LiPoly
        cells MUST be charged in the sack supplied. Markings on the case are
        required stating the rated voltage and capacity of the battery. The Value
        Added Manufacturers name and logo shall be easily readable on the
        case.

3.   Radio Specifications

        Standard equipment intended for radio control car racing should be used.
        If the equipment presents problems to other competitors, then it should
        be changed. The control of the vehicle is limited to one channel for
        steering and one channel for speed and brakes (two channels). The
        radio equipment should have interchangeable frequency crystals. If there
        is a frequency clash, the member with the higher number of points and/or
        the higher qualifier takes preference in maintaining his/her frequency. If a
        resolution is not possible one of the two alternate frequencies (each
        competitor should have at least 3 frequencies available) used by either
        competitor will be used.

4. Classes

       The following are the classes that will be run at a PRCCC event for 2009
       providing that there is a minimum entry of four cars within the class:

       Formula One ( 23 Turn)
       Tamiya Stock( 540 Johnson/Mabuschi)
       Open Stock ( 540 Johnson/Mabuschi)
       23 Turn Open ( 23 Turn Brushed Motor)
       Super Stock (17.5 Brushless)
       Modified touring (13.5 Brushless)


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      Mini Stock     (Sport tuned)

5. Formula 1

 5.1 Chassis Manufacturer: Only 4 wheel drive car intended for Formula one
      may be used.

 5.2 Batteries: Restricted to maximum 4600maH sub-C Ni-Cad/ Ni-Mh sealed
      stick packs. Only brand name batteries are allowed. Custom made packs
      will be allowed if the 4600 brand is visible.

 5.3 Motor: Only Tamiya 23 Turn TZ/RZ motor is allowed. Refer to paragraph
      2.6.

 5.4 Dimensions:     Maximum width      230mm (With full body and wing)
                     Maximum length     500mm (With full body and wing)
                     Maximum wheel base 280mm

 5.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race without transponder is
     1350grams for the 2009 season.

 5.6 Wheels and tyres: No restrictions on tyres or wheels.

 5.7 Bodies: Only formula One, Indy style and Formula 3000 bodies are
     accepted. The wheels may not be covered by the body.

 5.8 Wings: Only the standard scale wings are allowed. Scale replacements
     may be used.

6. Tamiya Stock (Out of the Box)

 6.1 Chassis Manufacturer: Only Tamiya four wheel drive TL01,TA02, FF01,
      FF02, TA03, TB02, TT01 and TA05 chassis are allowed.

 6.2 Batteries: Restricted to maximum 2400mAH sub-C Ni-Cad/ Ni-Mh sealed
      stick packs. Only brand name batteries are allowed. Custom made packs
      will not be allowed.

 6.3 Motor: Only Johnson or Mabuchi 540 Chrome (without fan) two slot motors
      are allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.6.

 6.4 Dimensions:   Minimum Width          175mm
                   Maximum Width          200mm
                   Wheel Base             270mm
                   Minimum Height         175mm




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6.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder is
     1450grams.

6.6 Wheels and tyres: Tyres restricted to standard kit, Action, Sprint, ATS or
     Best BV33C rubber tyre with 26mm rims.

6.7 Bodies: Standard kit or any Touring car body may be used. No prototype,
     sports or hand made bodies are allowed.

6.8 Wings: Only the standard scale wings supplied with the body may be used.
     The standard wing must be fitted into the standard position intended for
     the car. No height or extension modifications are allowed. The maximum
     width of the wing will be determined by the manufacturer and may never
     exceed the maximum width of the body. Wings may only be of one
     element.

6.9 General Specifications: Only the standard plastic chassis is allowed. No
     fibre, carbon or composite type impregnated materials are allowed, except
     the TA03 top brace. No aluminium, except motor mounts and wheel hex
     adaptors are allowed. Only Tamiya plastic shocks are allowed. Any
     springs are allowed. Standard gears only. Parts may not be custom
     modified to accept larger or different gears. Bearings, speed tuned gear
     set for TL01 and turnbuckles are allowed. Ball diffs, universal may be
     used. Only Tamiya 42 degree pitch pinions are allowed. The TAO5 to
     have a 42 pitch 64 spur with a 25 pinion only

     General specifications for TT cars: Top brace of carbon fibre
     allowed.
     Aluminium drive shaft, aluminium steering rack, aluminium motor
     mount,heat sink and aluminium front bumper brace are allowed.
     Standard gears only. Parts may not be custom modified to accept larger or
     different gears. Minimum 55 spur gear and maximum 25 pinions are
     allowed. TB02R propshafts are not allowed. No lightweight reversible
     suspension parts are allowed. Rear toe in blocks from the TA04 are
     allowed. No EVO and TB02R outdrives are allowed. TB03 is limited to 55
     spur with a 25 pinion.

7. Open Stock

7.1 Chassis Manufacture: Any make of four wheel or two wheel drive touring
    car is allowed.

 7.2 Batteries: Batteries restricted to 4600 mAH NiMH or Ni-Cad 6 cells.

 7.3 Motor: Only Johnson or Mabuchi 540 Chrome(without fan) two (2) slot
     motors are allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.6.



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  7.4 Dimensions: Minimum Width        175mm
                  Maximum Width        200mm
                  Wheel Base           270mm
                  Minimum Height       175mm

 7.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder is
      1500grams.

 7.6 Wheels and tyres: Any 1.10 scale rims and tyres may be used.

 7.7 Bodies: Only 2 and 4 door touring car bodies may be used. No sports,
      prototype or hand made bodies are allowed.

 7.8 Wings: Only the standard scale wings supplied with the body may be used.
      The standard wing must be fitted into the standard position intended for
      the car. No height or extension modifications are allowed. The maximum
      width of the wing will be determined by the manufacturer and may never
      exceed the maximum width of the body. Wings may only be of one
      element.

 7.9 General Specifications: Any Hop-up is allowed. No restrictions on pinions,
      bearings, diffs, or any speed tuned parts.

8. 23 Turn Open

 8.1 Chassis Manufacturer: Any make of four wheel drive touring car chassis
      are allowed.

 8.2 Batteries: Batteries limited to 4600 mAH NiMH/ NiCad 6 pack cells.

 8.3 Motor: Only Tamiya 23 Turn RZ/TZ stock motors are allowed. Bearings
      are allowed and the timing must be fixed. Specifications as set out in
      paragraph 2.6 will be strictly adhered to.

 8.4 Dimensions: Minimum Width         175mm
                 Maximum Width         200mm
                 Wheel Base            270mm
                 Minimum Height        175mm

 8.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder is
      1500grams.

 8.6 Wheels and tyres: No restrictions on tyres and rims.




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8.7 Bodies: Any two door and four door Touring car body may be used. No
     prototype, sports, and hand made bodies are allowed.

8.8 Wings: Only the standard scale wing supplied may be used. The standard
     wing must be fitted into the standard position intended for the car. No
     height or extension modifications are allowed. The maximum width of the
     wing will be determined by the manufacturer and may never exceed the
     maximum width of the body. Wings may only be of one element.

8.9 General Specifications: Any hop up part may be used.

9. Super Stock

 9.1 Chassis Manufacture: Any four wheel drive chassis is allowed.

 9.2 Batteries: Only ROAR/SARDA approved Lipo and NiMH batteries are
     allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.8.

 9.3 Motor: Only ROAR/SARDA approved 17.5 Turn brushless motors are
     allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.6.

 9.4 Dimensions: Minimum Width         175mm
                 MaximumWidth          200mm
                 Wheel Base             270mm
                 MinimumHeight        175mm

 9.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder is
     1500 grams.

 9.6 Wheels and tyres: Any 1.10 scale rims and tyres may be used.

 9.7 Bodies: Only four or two door touring car bodies may be used. No
     prototype, sports or handmade are allowed.

 9.8 Wings: The standard wing must be fitted into the position intended for the
     car. No height or extension modifications are allowed. The maximum width
     of the wing will be determined by the manufacturer and may never exceed
     the maximum width of the body. Wings may only be of one element.

10. Modified Touring

 10.1 Chassis Manufacturer: Any four wheel drive touring car chassis may be
     used.

 10.2 Batteries: Only ROAR/SARDA approved Lipo and NiMH batteries are
     allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.8.



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 10.3 Motor: Only ROAR/SARDA approved 13.5 turn brushless motors are
    allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.6.


 10.4 Dimensions: Minimum Width            175mm
                   Maximum Width            200mm
                   Wheel Base               270mm
                  Minimum Height           175mm

 10.5 Limit Weight: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder is
     1500grams.

 10.6 Wheels and tyres: Any 1.10 scale rims and tyres may be used.

  10.7 Bodies: Any two or four door touring car body may be used. No
     prototype, sports or handmade bodies may be used.

 10.8 Wings: Only the standard scale wing may be used. The standard wing
    must be fitted into the position intended for the car. No height or extension
    modifications are allowed. The maximum width of the wing will be
    determined by the manufacturer and may never exceed the maximum
    width of the body. Wings may only be of one element.

11. Mini Class

  11.1 Chassis Manufacturer: Only Tamiya Mini short and long wheelbase
    chassis are allowed. M03, M04 and MO3L chassis are allowed.

  11.2 Batteries: Batteries limited to 4600 NiMH/ Ni-Cad 6 cells.

  11.3 Motor: Only Sport tuned motors are allowed. Refer to paragraph 2.6.


  11.4 Dimensions: Minimum Width           172mm
                   MaximumWidth            190mm
                   Wheel Base               239mm
                   Minimum Height          145mm (excluding aerial)

  11.5 Weight Limit: Minimum weight limit, ready to race, without transponder
    are1200grams.

   11.6 Wheels and tyres: Any 1.10 scale rims and tyres may be used.Tyre
     size is maximum 65mm, but the body may not be cut.




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      11.7 Bodies: Standard kit Mini(old spec), Volkswagen Beetle and Alfa
       bodies may be used. The new Mini, Suzuki Swift bodies are not allowed.

      11.8 Wings: Wings are allowed. Wings must not exceed the width and
       length of the body.

      11.9 General Specifications: Standard gears only, parts may not be
       custom made to accept larger gears. Bearings and turnbuckles are
       allowed. Ball diffs, universal CV-joints and any other hop up parts may be
       used. Only Tamiya 42 degree pitch pinions are allowed. Maximum 21
       pinion are allowed.

12.   Race Duration
       All races shall be of 5 (five) minutes duration. Open stock races will be 6
       minutes.

13.   Qualifying and Mains System
       All classes will have two qualifying rounds and a final race for an event. All
       mains will preferably have ten (10) cars, but the Race Director will decide
       on the amount of cars for an A-, B-, or C- Main. Four (4) cars in a final will
       be considered as an official race and eligible for trophies or certificates
       and points. Should a main not be run as result of rain or any unforeseen
       reason, then the grid position as per the qualifying rounds will apply as the
       final result and points will be awarded accordingly.

14.   Determining starting grid position
       Grid position for the first heat of all classes will be determined by random
       computer draw for a starting position. The grid position for the second
       round of races will be determined according the finish position of the first
       heat. Final grid positions will be determined by the best qualifying round of
       the individual and as determined by the computer system.

15.   Race Starting Procedure
       The Race Director will start each race at the time. This person is the only
       person who is able to abort a race after 30 seconds prior to the race. Each
       race will be started in the following way:

       Mains starts will have all cars line up on the grid according to their car
       numbers. At 30 seconds, the starter will clear the grid, after which no cars
       may be attended to, or added to the grid. Latecomers must start from the
       pits after the last car has passed. After the clear grid signal, the starter will
       say “Drivers Stand By”. After this, a count of 10 to 5 will be called or
       signalled by computer. After this there will be a 3 to 7 second random
       delay and then a start signal for all to start.
       It is the driver’s responsibility to do a transponder check before the 30-
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      within operating parameters due to the location the transponder is
      mounted in the car, no additional time will be granted to rectify the
      problem.

16.   Jump Starts

      A jump-start will be defined as:-

      1. A person who jumps out of his grid position but does not cross the 1
         meter line ahead of his position, they will be allowed to start and have
         a 10 second time penalty added to there last lap time.
      2. A person who jumps and crosses the 1-meter line, will have a 1-lap
         penalty incurred for that race.
      3. A person who edges or moves after the HANDS OFF (30 second) call,
         but comes to rest before the start, will wait where he/she is, and incur
         the respective penalty. Should the car be interfered with under the
         same circumstances, the race director will abort the start and the
         offending car will be placed at the back of the grid without a penalty.

17.   Participation in SARDA Sanctioned events (Nationals)
       In order to participate in a SARDA Sanctioned event, you must be a
       member of SARDA On Road Electric’s. You must also belong to a club
       that is affiliated to SARDA On Road Electric’s.

18.   Results and Points System
       Points are awarded for both Qualifying heats and Mains, they are
      awarded as follows:

      Qualifying: Position          1             100 Points
                                     2             98
                                     3             96
                                     4             94
                                     5             92
                                     6             90
                                     7             88
                                     8             86
                                     9             84
                                    10             82 and so on.

       Mains:       Position          1            100 Points
                                      2             99
                                      3             98
                                      4             97
                                      5             96
                                      6             95
                                      7             94



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                                      8               93
                                      9               92
                                     10               91 and so on.


19. Penalties
      The following penalties will be applied. Other penalties can be applied at
      the discretion of the Clerk of the Course. Any person has the right to
      appeal against any penalty passed upon them, providing that he/she has
      the necessary proof or information to uphold their case.

  19.1 Failure to marshal without arranging acceptable substitute.
       A One lap penalty will be issued against your fastest qualifying heat
      should the infringement occur during the Qualifying. This penalty will be
      announced upon posting of the said races results. The penalty will be
      applied after all heats have taken place. During the mains, the offender
      will have a lap removed from the main race involved.

  19.2 Failure to comply with Behavioural and etiquette requirements.
      The Clerk of the Course will first verbally warn the competitor. Should the
      problem persist, he will then take action. This could lead to
      disqualification from a race and/or disqualification from the said event. If a
      person is disqualified from the event, he/she will NOT get a refund. The
      referee also has the authority issue penalties related to behavioural
      standards during a race.

  19.3 Vehicle infringements.
      Should a car be found to be outside the specifications laid out in this
      rulebook at a pre race check, the driver will be allowed to correct the
      problem before starting. The Race Director will not wait or hold the clock
      for this purpose. Should the car be found to be outside the specifications
      laid out in this rulebook at a Post race check, the car will then be
      disqualified and the result removed. Apart from weight, race damage will
      be taken into consideration during a post race check. Should the car be
      disqualified, it would only be for that race. The driver will be allowed to
      correct the problem for the next race, with the exception of any illegal
      device such as modified motors in stock classes, or out of spec batteries.
      These infringements could lead to harsher penalties from the Clerk of the
      Course.

  19.4 Transmitter Violation.
       A transmitter violation is when a competitor has his/her transmitter on in
       the pit area without the permission of the Clerk of the Course, or is not
       competing in a specific heat or final at the time. Should this be the case,
       the Clerk of the Course has the right to disqualify the competitor from the
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20. Etiquette and Behavioural Requirements
       It is expected of all people who are involved in the event, regardless of
       capacity or competition level, to uphold a good standard of behaviour at all
       times. Any bad behaviour will be dealt with severely at all times. No verbal
       abuse or harassment may be directed at any official or marshal. Shouting,
       swearing and flaring tempers are all part of bad behaviour. Severe
       swearing, physical abuse, property damage to fellow competitors, Club or
       spectator will result in the member being immediately requested to leave
       the event and could then loose their status as a Club member and in turn
       forfeit all funds paid to the Club. The Clerk of the Course further has the
       right to warn and/or ban any competitor, family member or spectator from
       an event if the etiquette and behavioural requirements of the Club is not
       adhered to.

21.   Misconduct
       Members shall be guilty of misconduct if he/she

       -    Disregards or wilfully fails to carry out a lawful order given to him by a
           Committee Member;
       -    Assaults, attempts or threaten to assault any other member or visitor;
       -    Endangers the safety of fellow members or visitors;
       -    Promotes or incited unrest amongst the Club Members;
       -    Intimidated fellow members;
       -    While at the property of the Club, conducts himself in an improper way
           or disgraceful manner or at any time behaves in such a manner that
           the image of the club is harmed;
       -    Is in unauthorised possession, removes or attempts to remove from
           the Club property belonging to the Club, fellow members or visitors;
       -    Wilfully or negligently damages property of the Club, and
       -    Possesses a dangerous weapon at the Club without prior
           authorisation.
       -    No member will incite club members to race at another club or offer
           money to do so.
       -    No other club will be bad mouthed by any competing and paid up
           member.

       The Committee, whose decision is final and binding will decide on the
       punishment if a member is found guilty of misconduct.

22. Sponsorships
      Any money handed to a Club Member for sponsorships of any Club
      events, activities, operational requirements or special projects must be
      handed over to the Chairman or Treasurer within three (3) days after
      receiving such monies. No member of the Club may withhold such a fund



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       at their own discretion. Failure to hand over sponsored monies will result
       in immediate ban from the Club.

23. Black Flag Policy
       1. A black flag will be given to a driver whose driving, vehicle operation, or
          performance constitutes a hazard to the other vehicles in the race. This
          includes insufficient skills to compete in the class, unsportsmanlike
          driving, intentional hitting of other vehicles, intentional short coursing,
          intentional corner cutting, intentional blocking when being overtaken,
          illegal or improper vehicle numbers and other such acts.
       2. When a driver is given the Black Flag, it means that the driver must
          pull his/her vehicle off the track immediately. The driver will remain on
          the drivers stand until that heat or race is over.
       3. A black flag ruling may be used at any time for unsportsmanlike
          conduct or abusive language to other drivers or race officials.
       4. A driver who receives three warnings in an event from a referee or race
          official will be black-flagged.
       5. Any vehicle that loses its body, or that cannot be controlled properly
          due to radio problems, race damage, or missing parts will be black-
          flagged.

24. Protest System
      The following Protest system will be used by PRCCC at all sanctioned
      events:

          a. A Protest Committee will be announced at the Drivers briefing prior
             to the start of the event. This will consist of people as laid out in
             Rule 1.5
          b. The protest fee will be R200 (two Hundred Rand) for standard
             protests. Should someone protest the legality of a motor, then the
             cost of replacement of such will be added to the protest fee.
             Should a motor need replacing after a strip down, then it shall be
             replaced with the exact type and model of motor.
          c. A Protest form must be completed by he/she who wishes to lodge a
             protest, and handed in to the Clerk of the Course within 15 minutes
             of a result being posted. The time of a result is written on the result
             sheet itself. If the protest is against something other than a result
             (e.g. Someone’s behaviour is being protested) then the person is
             required to lodge the protest as promptly as possible.
          d. All evidence and witness reports must be available at the hearing.
             No evidence or witnesses will be accepted after a decision has
             been made.
          e. Decisions of the Committee will be by majority vote.
          f. The result of a protest will be announced and, if upheld, the fees
             returned to the protester. Should the protest result in a result
             adjustment, a new time of posting will be announced.



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          g. Should it be required that a motor be stripped, it must be done at
             the earliest possible time so that, should it be legal, the owner has
             time to make arrangements for the rest of the meeting.

25. Re-runs
      Under no circumstances shall a race be re-run unless the following has
      occurred.
      1. There has been a computer or AMB Failure.
      2. There has been an error by the Race Director that reflects the outcome
         of the race. (e.g. Starting a race with a blocked grid)
      3. The race was interrupted by rain or any other hazard that the Clerk of
         the Course deems unfit to race in.
      Should a re-run be necessary, the Race Director will decide a convenient
      time to hold the re-run and announce it accordingly.

26. Time loss rules
      Event running time can be lost due to unforeseen or uncontrollable events,
      the most common would be rain or timing equipment failure.

      Rain
      The Race Director will decide as to when conditions are unfit to continue,
      any race stopped in this way will be declared null and void. The cars will
      be released to the competitor to prepare for the restart. Once the event
      has been stopped due to rain, the protest committee will meet from time to
      time to monitor the track. Once they feel it is fit to continue, a restart time
      will be announced. The event will continue from where it was interrupted.
      Should the stoppage interrupt a race, the protest committee will decide
      whether the event can restart with that race, or, if the stoppage was too
      short, it should start with the next race. Should this be the case, the Race
      Director will treat the lost race as a re-run and fit it in accordingly.

      Computer failure
      Should the event be delayed by computer failure, then the Clerk of the
      Course will announce a 5-minute restart after the fault of reason for
      stoppage has been cleared.

      Time loss
      Should the event have to cut short due to time loss, then the following will
      apply:-

      1. Any completed rounds will count.
      2. One round can be declared as a result.
      3. If the time loss causes the event to have to be shortened, then the
      following will be the method applied to reduce the event:-

             a. No Qualifying heats will take place under artificial light.



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              b. No Mains will be run under artificial light unless the protest
                 committee approves such a situation.
              c. No racing whatsoever will continue after 18H30 on race day.
              d. The Clerk of the Course will decide if the light is fit enough or
                 not.
              e. At least 2 rounds must be completed to be able to run any
                 mains.
              f. If less than one complete round has been achieved, all classes
                 included, the event is cancelled without replacement, and no
                 result is declared. (Zero points is awarded)
              g. If one round is complete, and certain classes of additional
                 rounds are completed, then these completed classes will count
                 towards a final result.
              h. Any mains that are completed will stand as a result.

27. Prizes and Awards
       Trophies can be awarded at all events in the following way:

       At least 3 Trophies/Medallion/Certificate for the top 3 finishers in all mains.
       At least a certificate for the best car in each of the concourse categories.
       Each Trophy/Medallion/Certificate must have information including event,
       name, class and position of mains or achievement. The Committee will
       determine the standard of trophies to be awarded. The Committee will be
       responsible for purchase and arrangement of Trophies. The Committee
       may award additional trophies and prizes should it so desire. Cash prizes
       are allowed to be awarded at an event.

28. Membership registration
       Each person who wishes to partake in any event, must be a registered
       member of PRCCC. The cost for the year 2009 will be R400.00 for an
       ordinary member, R300.00 for a student and R600.00 for a family. This
       payment is for membership for a year, irrespective if a member only joins
       for six months. The membership form must be obtained from the Club
       Committee and completed and returned to them with the payment.
       Temporary membership may be obtained by a person whom wishes to
       race in a PRCCC event. Such a fee will be R80.00 per class payable on
       the race day. This type of benefit is for people who wish to race certain
       events and do not want to join on a full time basis. In the event of a
       visitor winning a final race, and a Club Member came second, the Club
       member will qualify and get the points as if he/she did win the race.
       Membership fees will be paid to either the Treasurer or the Chairman of
       the Club. All membership must be paid in full at the third points event for
       the latest. If not the said member will forfeit all points made up in the first
       three events.

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       The Committee will appoint a member as an “Entry Agent” responsible for
       entries on the day of the race. Entries will close at 9H30 on the morning of
       the said event. Members will pay R40 per class, R70 for two
       classes and thereafter R30 per extra car entered. Non-members will pay
       R80 per class entered.

30. Scrutineering Procedure
      Pre race Scrutineering:
      All devices for scrutineering, eg. Scale, measuring devices to check
      dimensions will be made available during pre race briefing. Experience will
      be on hand to assist people who wish to check the legality of their cars.
      The Chief Scrutineer may choose to randomly check any car and should
      the cars be out of specification, competitors will have the chance to correct
      the car before the race, but there will be no extra time given.

       Post race Checking:
       All cars must be switched off; body and transponder removed and handed
       to the post race scrutineer. Any car that is not handed in for scrutineering
       will be disqualified from that race. Cars may only be removed from the
       post race scrutineer once the race AFTER the race you competed in has
       finished. The scrutineer may grant permission to remove the cars
       beforehand.

31.   Transmitter pound.
       There will be no official transmitter pound for the 2009 season. It is
       expected of all drivers to respect their fellow racers and switch off their
       radios when in the pits or when any race is taking place.
       Please ensure that all transmitters are switched off as soon as your race
       has completed. If a competitor or spectator is found to be intentionally or
       wilfully interfering with other racers signals he will be penalised
       accordingly and can be banned from further participation.

32.   Marshalling Procedure
        The Marshalling System to be used for all PRCCC events will follow the
       following procedure:

       1. A driver will fill the role of a marshal after each race he/she competes
          in.
       2. Once completing his/her race and placing their car on the scrutineer’s
          bench, the driver will then report to the chief marshal to be allocated a
          marshalling point unless he has been assigned as race referee in
          which case he has to take up position on the drivers stand.
       3. The marshal may only return to collect his/her car from the Scrutineer
          once the "all clear" signal has been given on the race they have
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       4. A driver must marshal any race that follows a race they have been
          assigned to, regardless of whether they actually took part in that race
          or not.
       5. A driver may only assign a fellow competitor or pit crew to marshal in
          his/her place, but it remains the competitor’s responsibility to insure
          that his/her replacement follows the proper procedure. Any penalties
          incurred will be the competitor’s penalty and not the replacement's. No
          children are allowed to marshal as a replacement.
       6. The marshal, or replacement, must have registered with the chief
          marshal at the one-minute signal prior to the start of the race, which is
          issued by race control.
       7. A marshal shall only remove a car, which is stranded due to failure,
          and place it in a safe location, in order to clear the track for other
          traffic. He/she may not attempt to rectify the problem on the car, or
          return the car to the pits.
       8. If any driver fail to do his/her marshalling duties after a race which
          he/she has completed, said driver will be disqualified from that race
          and all points and positions obtained will become null en void.

33. Drivers Briefing
       Drivers briefing will be held prior to the start of the meeting, the first race
       will commence after the completion of the drivers briefing. All competitors
       should attend this briefing, as important matters pertaining to the event are
       discussed at this briefing. Briefing will be held between 9H00 and 10H00
       and racing will commence at 10H00. No late entries will be allowed after
       the drivers briefing.

34. Pit Areas
       The allocation of Pit areas will be on a first come, first served basis. A
       member who so wish to build a covered pit area must do so in writing to
       the Committee. A decision to the request will be held at the next
       Committee meeting after which the said member will be notified if the
       request has been approved or not. If a member starts to construct any
       covered pit area without the approval of the Committee, said covered area
       will be taken down and the member will not be allowed to build again. A
       member cannot request to build a covered pit area on a stand which
       traditionally has been used by another member. All members are
       encouraged to form groups when deciding to build a covered pit area. All
       built up pit areas and coverings belong to the Club and no member has a
       right to disassemble it if and when he decides to do so or when he/she
       resigns as a member of the Club. Should a current owner of a particular
       pit area not be present for at least three (3) consecutive races, other
       members may make use of the pit area and not be removed for that day’s
       racing should the current owner arrive late for the day’s proceedings.
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       member is a fully paid up member and has paid a nominal Pit Area Annual
       Rental as determined by the Committee on an annual basis.

35.   Concourse d, Elegance
       Judging and scoring of entrants
       Judging will take place during and after drivers briefing. Each judge will
       the individually score the car he/she selected as well as the cars the other
       judges selected. At the end of the judging, the scores are totalled and a
       winner announced.
       The categories for judging will be as follows:
          1.      Overall impression.
          2.      Cockpit detail.
          3.      Tyre and wheel detail.
          4.      Artistic impression of body (use of paint verses stickers etc.)
          5.      Overall state of car (Clean, scratched etc.)

       Each category will be rated on a scoring system. The judges will combine
       their scores once judging is complete and the entrant with the highest
       score wins that class..
       Racing of Entered Cars
       All cars entered for Concourse must be raced in at least the first heat,
       exactly as entered. If the competitor is unable to compete in the first heat,
       he must inform the Clerk of the Course that he/she will compete in a later
       heat with the car.

37. General Rule
      Any new products such as batteries, bodies and motor launched, and a
      member/s want to use the new item, need to write a letter to the
      committee for investigation. This request must be posted on our website.
      Thereafter a 30 day waiting period is needed before any new products
      may be used. The committee will make a decision in the interest of the
      club and their decision will be final and binding.




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