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SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS
 INTERNATIONAL RALLY “KURZEME”
                         11 – 13 JULY 2003

 FIA European Rally Championship for drivers (coeff. 5)
            FIA North European Rally Cup
       Open Latvian Rally Championship stage 5
         Russian Rally Championship stage 5




  These Supplementary Regulations are published both in English and Latvian.
   In case of dispute concerning the interpretation of the regulations,
                  only the English text will be binding.

    The present FIA General prescriptions and the FIA Regulations for European Rally
           Championship are published on the FIA internet site: www.fia.com
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                                         INDEX

                                        PRELUDE
This Rally will be run in compliance with the International Sporting Code and its appendics,
the General Prescriptions applicable to all FIA Rally Champion-ships, the Regulations for
the FIA European Rally Championship and the FIA Regional Championship, the national
sporting regulations that complies with the FIA regulations and these present
Supplementary Regulations.

Changes to these Supplementary Regulations will be announced to all entrants by
numbered and dated bulletins (issued by the organiser or the Stewards).

PROGRAMME OF THE RALLY                                                                 5-7

SUPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS                                                                  8

1.     Description                                                                        8
1.1    Place and date of the event                                                        8
1.2    FIA titles for which the rallly counts                                             8
1.3    Visa numbers – FIA and ASN                                                         8
1.4    Location of Rally HQ                                                               8
1.5    Location of start and finish                                                       8
1.6    Location of parc ferme for each leg                                                8
1.7    Location of service parks                                                          8
1.8    Location of media rooms                                                            8
1.9    Road surface                                                                       8
1.10   Event details                                                                      8

2.     Organisation                                                                       9
2.1    Organiser`s name                                                                   9
2.2    Address and contact details                                                        9
2.3    Organising Committee                                                               9
2.4    Stewarts of the meeting                                                            9
2.5    Delegates                                                                         10
2.6    Senior officials                                                                  10

3.     Entries                                                                           10
3.1    Opening and closing dates                                                         10
3.2    Entry procedure                                                                   11
3.3    Number of entrants accepted and classes                                           11
3.4    Entry fees                                                                        11
3.5    Payment                                                                           12
3.6    Refunds                                                                           12
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4.      Insurances                             12
4.1    Traffic insurance                       12
4.2    Cars insured by foreign companies       12
4.3    Accident insurance                      13
4.4    Insurance amounts                       13

5.  Advertising                                13
5.1 Restrictions                               13
5.2 The organisers advertising                 13

6.  Identification Numbers                     13
6.1 Plates                                     13
6.2 Numbers                                    13

7.     Tyres                                   14

8.     Fuel                                    14

9.     Testing                                 14

10.    Reconnaissance                          14
10.1   Registration                            14
10.2   Schedule                                14
10.3   Specific restrictions                   15
10.4   Sanctions                               15

11.    Administrative Check                    16
11.1   Location                                16
11.2   Times / Schedule                        16
11.3   Documents to be presented               16

12. Scrutineering, Sealing and Marking         16
12.1 Location                                  16
12.2 Time / Schedule                           17

13. Shakedown                                  17
13.1 Location                                  17
13.2 Time                                      17

14. Start of the Rally                         17
14.1 Publication times of starting lists       17
14.2 Official start                            17

15. Running of the Rally                       18
15.1 Time card change during the rally         18
15.2 Starting system of special stages         18
15.3 Early check in at the end of a Leg        18
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15.4 Identification of officials             18

16. Service Parks                            19
16.1 Locations                               19
16.2 Access times for service vehicles       19

17. Gravel Cars                              20

18. Prizes                                   20
18.1 Prize giving                            20
18.2 Prizes                                  20

19. Final Checks                             20

20. Results                                  21

21. Protests                                 21
21.1 Protest fees                            21
21.2 Appeal fees                             21

Appendix 1                                   22

Appendix 2                                   23

Appendix 3                                   24
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                      PROGRAMME OF THE RALLY

                            11 – 13 JULY 2003


OPENING DATE FOR ENTRIES:   Thursday 1 May 2003                              09:00 hrs


CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES:   Thursday 26 June 2003                            18:00 hrs


CLOSING DATE FOR            Thursday 10 July 2003                            18:00 hrs
CO-DRIVER DETAILS:


DATE OF ISSUING THE         Sunday 29 June 2003                              12:00 hrs
ROAD BOOK:


DATE OF RECONNAISSANCE:     Registration:
                            Tuesday 8 July                          08:00 – 18:00 hrs
                            to Thursday 10 July                     08:00 – 18:00 hrs

                            Reconnaissance Start:
                             Tuesday 8 July                                 18:00 hrs
                            Reconnaissance End:
                             Thursday 10 July                               18:00 hrs


OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD:      Rally HQ, VW Service, Bārinu str. 14, Liepāja
                            from Thursday 26 June                           14:00 hrs
                            To Thursday 10 July                             18:00 hrs
                            Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
                            From Friday 11 July                             07:00 hrs
                            to Monday 14 July                              12:00 hrs
                            Parc Ferme, “Aizputes ceļinieks”,
                            Kalvenes str. 73, Aizpute
                            From Friday 11 July                            07:00 hrs
                            To Monday 14 July                              12:00 hrs


SECRETARIAT                 Location: VW Service, Bāriľu str. 14, Liepāja
HOURS OF OPERATION:         From Thursday 26 June
                            to Thursday 10 July                      09:00 – 18:00 hrs
                            Location: Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
                            Friday 11 July                           07:00 – 24:00 hrs
                            Saturday 12 July                         07:00 – 24:00 hrs
                            Sunday 13 July                           06:00 – 21:00 hrs
                            Monday 14 July                          09:00 – 12:00 hrs
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PRESS ROOMS                   Location: Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
& MEDIA ACCREDITATION:        Media Accreditation:
                              Thursday 10 July                         10:00 – 20:30 hrs
                              Friday 11 July                           10:00 – 23:00 hrs
                              Press Room:
                              Friday 11 July                           10:00 – 23:00 hrs
                              Saturday 12 July                          07:00 – 24:00 hrs
                              Sunday 13 July                            07:00 – 22:00 hrs


PROGRAMME OF MARKING          Place: Vehicle technical inspection, “Scantest”, Krasta str. 12,
AND SEALING                          Grobiľa, Liepāja distr.
                              Time: Friday 11 July 2003              07:15 – 16:15 hrs


DATE OF SCRUTINEERING         Place: Vehicle technical inspection, “Scantest”, Krasta str. 12,
OF THE CARS:                         Grobiľa, Liepāja distr.
                              Time: Friday 11 July 2003              08:15 – 16:15 hrs
                              In accordance with the schedule Art. 11

DATE OF THE                   Place: Vehicle technical inspection, “Scantest”, Krasta str. 12,
ADMINISTRATIVE CHECKS:               Grobiľa, Liepāja distr.
                              Time: Friday 11 July 2003              08:10 – 16:10 hrs


DATE AND PLACE                Place: Grobiľa
OF “SCHAKEDOWN”:              Time: Thursday 10 July 2003             18:00 – 21:00 hrs


DATE OF FIRST                 Place: Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
STEWARDS MEETING:             Time: Friday 11 July, 2003                       17:00 hrs


DATE OF THE PRE-RALLY         Place: Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
PRESS CONFERENCE:             Time: Friday 11 July, 2003                       17:30 hrs


DATE OF PUBLICATION           Leg 1 Place: Official Notice Board
OF THE LIST OF CREWS                       Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str.11
ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE START:         Time: Friday 11 July                    18:00 hrs

                              Leg 2 Place: Official Notice Board
                                           Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11
                                    Time: Saturday 12 July                  09:00 hrs

                              Leg 3 Place: Official Notice Board
                                           Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11
                                    Time: Saturday 12 July                    21:00 hrs
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LOCATIONS AND TIMES           Leg 1 Friday 11 July
OF THE START AND                    Rožu place      Liepāja                 18:30 hrs
FINISH OF THE VARIOUS LEGS:         Parc Ferme “Aizputes Ceļinieks” Aizpute 21:40 hrs
                              Leg 2 Parc Ferme “Aizputes Ceļinieks” Aizpute 10:00 hrs
                                    Parc Ferme “Aizputes Ceļinieks” Aizpute 17:13 hrs
                              Leg 3 Parc Ferme “Aizputes Ceļinieks” Aizpute 07:00 hrs
                                    Rožu place       Liepāja                16:30 hrs


STARTING DATE                 Place: Rožu place, Liepāja
OF THE RALLY                  Time: Friday 11 July 2003                   18:30 hrs


PUBLICATION OF                Time: Sunday 13 July
THE RESULTS:                        Provisional Final Classification:     19:00 hrs
                                    Final Official Classification:        19:30 hrs


FINISHING DATE OF             Place: Rožu place, Liepāja
THE RALLY:                    Time: Sunday 13 July                        16:30 hrs


DATE OF THE                   Place: Kūrmājas prosp. 30, Liepāja
FINAL CHECKS:                 Time: Sunday 13 July                        16:40 hrs


PRIZE - GIVING                Place: Rock-caffee, Stendera str. 18/20     21:00 hrs
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                     SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

1. DESCRIPTION
1.1 NAME AND DATE OF THE EVENT
   Name of the Rally      International rally KURZEME
   Place of the Event    Liepāja, Latvija
   Date of the Event     11-13 July 2003

1.2 FIA TITLES FOR WHICH THE RALLY COUNTS:
   2003 FIA European Rally Championship for drivers (coeff. 5)
   2003 FIA North European Rally Cup

   NATIONAL TITLES FOR WHICH THE RALLY COUNTS:
   2003 Latvian Rally Championship stage 5
   2003 Russia Rally Championship stage 5

1.3 VISA NUMBERS:
    FIA Nr    9CER5/230403                issued on: 23 April 2003
    ASN Nr    56/03                       issued on:

1.4 LOCATION OF RALLY HQ:
   Hotel “Līva”, Liela str. 11, Liepāja

1.5 LOCATION START AND FINISH:
                    LEG        START                                 FINISH
   Friday 11 July   Leg 1      Rožu place, Liepāja                   Parc Ferme, Aizpute
   Saturday 12 July Leg 2      Parc Ferme, Aizpute                   Parc Ferme, Aizpute
   Sunday 13 July   Leg 3      Parc Ferme, Aizpute                   Rožu place, Liepāja

1.6 LOCATION PARC FERME:
   “Aizputes ceļinieks”, Kalvenes str. 73, Aizpute

1.7 LOCATION SERVICE PARK:
   Leg 1      K.Zāles place, Liepāja
              Airport, Aizpute
   Leg 2 & 3  Airport, Aizpute

1.8 LOCATION MEDIA ROOM:
   Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja

1.9 ROAD SURFACE:
   Gravel and tarmak
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1.10 EVENT DETAILS:
   1. Total distance of the course             759,45 km
   2. Number of special stages                 12
   3. Total distance of special stages         196,05 km
   4. Number of sections                       6
   5. Number of legs                           3
   6. Types of road surface                    gravel (98%) and tarmak (2%)

2. ORGANISATION
2.1    ORGANISER`S NAME:

      Name of the organising :                       Carclub “KURZEME”

      Name of the National Sportinh Authority:       LAF Rally committee

2.2    ADDRESS & CONTACT DETAILS:
       Rally KURZEME
       Carclub KURZEME
       Bāriľu iela 14
       Liepāja LV-3401
       Latvija
       Telephone: +371 9 451242
                      +371 9 241129
       Telefax:       +371 34 80218
       E-mail:        info@rallykurzeme.lv
       Internet:      www.rallykurzeme.lv

2.3    ORGANISATIONS COMMITTEE:
       Chairman
      Mr. DAINARS DAMBERGS   LAF president

      Mr. AIGARS KALVĪTIS                Deputy of Latvian Parliament
      Mr. MAREKS SEGLIŅŠ                 Deputy of Latvian Parliament
      Mr. ULDIS SESKS                    Major of Liepāja City Council
      Mr. KĀRLIS MIĶELSONS               President of s/c “LATVENERGO”
      Mr. GUNTARS KRIEVIŅŠ               General Manager of Liepāja Special
                                         Economic Zone
      Mr. MARTI KOHTANEN                 Director of SIA “SIEMENS Latvia”

2.4    STEWARDS OF THE MEETING:
      Chairman
      Mr. JAN EGIL JENSSEN       (Norway), appointed by the FIA
      Stewards
      Mr. JANUSZ SZERLA         (Poland), appointed by the FIA
      Mr. MĀRTIĽŠ KALNIĽŠ        (Latvia), appointed by the ASN
      Secretary of the Stewards
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      Mr. ULDIS BLUĶIS           (Latvia)

2.5    DELEGATES:
      FIA Observer
      Mr. JACK GRÖNROOS       (Finland)
      ASN Observer
      Mr. ANDRIS ZVINGEVICS   (Latvia)

2.6    SENIOR OFFICIALS:

Clerk of the Course             Mr. JĀNIS KRASTIĽŠ                (Latvia)
Deputy Clerk of the Course      Mr. GVIDO ĶIRSONS                 (Latvia)
Assistant Clerks of the Course  Mr. ROMĀNS ĒRKULIS (Route)        (Latvia)
                                Mr. ALDIS MIGLAVS (Service Parks) (Latvia)
                                Mr. VITAUTS STOPELIS (Parc Ferme) (Latvia)
                                Mr. AGRIS EGLE (Parc Ferme)       (Latvia)
Chief Safety Officer            Mr. AIGARS KALVELIS               (Latvia)
Deputy Safety Officers          Mr. ANDRIS BRAŽIS                 (Latvia)
                                Mr. ĒRIKS PACULIS                 (Latvia)
                                Mr. ĒRIKS VĪKSNE                  (Latvia)
Chief Scrutineer                Mr. RALF PETTERSSON               (Finalnd)
Scrutineers                     Mr. VITOLDS ŠNEPS                 (Latvia)
                                Mr. DŽO LABUCKAS                  (Latvia)
Chief Medical Officer           Mr. EGILS FREIDENFELDS            (Latvia)
First Aid                       Mr. JĀNIS ŠMITS                   (Latvia)
Competitors` Relations Officers Mr. AINARS IGAVEĽŠ                (Latvia)
                                Mr. JURIS RUTKIS                  (Latvia)
Route Manager                   Mr. ANDRIS BŪMANIS                (Latvia)
                                Mr. OJĀRS ANDERSONS               (Latvia)
Radio Communication             Mr. NORMUNDS LĀCIS                (Latvia)
Secretary of the Rally          Ms. ILONA GAIGOLA                 (Latvia)
Results Co-ordinators           Mr. ANDRIS RIGERTS                (Latvia)
                                Mr. ZIGMĀRS ZAICS                 (Latvia)
Chief of Rally Headquarter      Ms. LELDE VĪKSNA                  (Latvia)
Press Relations Officers        Mr. ULDIS HMIEĻEVSKIS             (Latvia)
                                Mr. EDGARS LŪSĒNS                 (Latvia)
Awards Co-ordinator             Ms. DINA SKARPA                   (Latvia)
Responsible of Materials        Mr. JURIS RAĶIS                   (Latvia)
Financial Officer               Ms. VIJA VERŠELE                  (Latvia)

3. ENTRIES
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3.1 OPENING AND CLOSING DATES:
    Opening date for entries                    09:00 hrs Thursday 1 May 2003
    Closing date for entries                    18:00 hrs Thursday 26 June 2003
    Closing date for co-driver details          18:00 hrs Thursday 10 July 2003

3.2 ENTRY PROCEDURE:
    The entry will only be accepted if accompanied by the total amount of the entry
     fee. A date from the sending post-office, resp. a date on the original filled-in form
     is the decisive datum. If this application is sent by fax, the original must reach the
     Organiser one week after the closing date for entries at the latest. Anybody
     wishing to take part in the Rally KURZEME must send their entry form duly
     completed (including driver and co-driver details) to:
                                     Rally KURZEME
                                    Carclub KURZEME
                                      Bāriņu iela 14
                                     Liepāja LV-3401
                                          Latvia
                                   Fax: +371-34 80218
                            E-mail: info@rallykurzeme.lv

For foreign competitors authorisation must be given by their ASN.

3.3 NUMBER OF ENTRIES AND CLASSES:
     Maximum number of entrants: 80. If more than 80 entries are received, the
     organiser reserves the right to decide which entries will be accepted. The lack of
     competition experience will be used as grounds for rejection.

     PRODUCTION CARS (Group N):
         Class –1  (N1):        up to and including 1400 cc
         Class –2  (N2):        over 1400 cc, up to and including 1600 cc
         Class -3  (N3):        over 1600 cc, up to and including 2000 cc
         Class -4  (N4):        over 2000 cc

    TOURING CARS (Group A) including WORLD RALLY CARS:
           Class –5      (A5):         up to and including 1400 cc
           Class -6      (A6):         over 1400 up to and including 1600 cc
           Class -7      (A7):         over 1600 up to and including 2000 cc
           Class -8      (A8):         over 2000 cc
The Organizer can combine classes. Should this happen, the competitors in the class
concerned are admitted in the next class up of the respective group.

3.4 ENTRIE FEES:
3.4.1 With the organizers advertising
        - for private entrants (competing car entered by the driver or
            co-driver:                                                             150,00 LVL
        - for legal entrants (competing car entered by team or a company
            or other legal entity):                                                180,00 LVL
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3.4.2 Without the organisers advertising
        - for private and legal entrants                                        240,00 LVL

3.4.3         For team entry                                                       50,00 LVL
              Crews in the team – 2-3
              (This team entry counts not for team clasification in the Latvian Championship. The
              team classification in the Latvian Championship counts according Latvian rally
              Championship Regulations 2003)


        The entry fee includes the following:
              Service Plate                      2
              Road Book                          1
              Service Road Book                  2
              Competitors Information Kit        1
              Route Map                          1
              Competitor passes                  6
              Result Book                        1
              Numbers for the competing car      2
              Rally plates                       2

3.5 PAYMENT:
    The entree fee must be paid as follows
    Name of the bank: Latvijas Unibanka
    Banc account         USD 12501070149
                         LVL 12000609354
    Banc code         UNLALV2X
    Accountholder        Autoklubs KURZEME

3.6 REPAYMENT:
      Entry fees will be repaid in full only:
3.6.1 To candidates whose entry has not been accepted.
3.6.2 If the rally does not take place.

        The organiser may repay up to 50% of the entry fee to competitor due to reasons like Force
        Majeure, which have to recognise by the entrant ASN.

4. INSURANCES
4.1 TRAFFIC INSURANCE:
    Third party risk insurance (Traffic insurance) is compulsory for all cars taking part in the
    rally. All competitors must have an insurance policy and present it at the administration
    checking. This insurance is valid both on road sections and special stages.

4.2 CARS INSURED BY FOREIGN COMPANIES:
    The competitors must have traffic insurance valid for Latvia.
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4.3 ACCIDENT INSURANCE:
    The Latvian Traffic Police damage Act is enforced.

4.4 INSURANCE AMOUNTS:
     Maximum compensation in case of damage is – 10.000,00 Ls
     Maximum compensation in case of bodily injuries – 3.000,00 Ls
     Maximum compensation regarding organiser liability insurance is – 100.000,00 Ls.
     The organiser does not take any responsibility for the losses and the damages in regard to
     competitors. The competitors take part in the rally at their own risk. In case of any accident
     the competitor or his representativ should report this fact at the next Time Control and then
     submit a written report to the Rally Office before the publication of the results. By the very
     fact of signing the entry form the crew relinquishes any rights to compensations of any kind
     which may occur following the incidents during the rally. This relinquishment concerns the
     FIA, the LAF (ASN of Latvia), ASN of Russia, the Organiser, officials and other competitors.


5. ADVERTISING
5.1    RESTRICTIONS:
       Advertising for tobacco and alcoholic beverages is forbidden in Latvia. These laws apply to
      competing cars, service cars, equipment and clothes.

5.2   THE ORGANISERS ADVERTISING:
      Competition numbers, rally plates and advertising shall be affixed on the car before
      scrutineering (Appendix 3).
      Space for the organiser`s advertising must be reserved on the car, unless the higher entry
      fee is paid (art. 3.4.2).
       Loss or removal of the advertisement inscriptions supplied by the organisers shall be
      penalised by 30 LVL per each missing inscription.
      The organiser`s advertising will be announced in a bulletin.

6. IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS
6.1. PLATES:
     The organising committee will supply each crew with one set of rally plates as stipulated in
     the FIA general prescription`s (Art. 9). The plates must be affixed to the car in the stated
     manner (see Appendix 3). Failure to comply with this regulation will result in a cash penalty
     of 100,00 LVL.

6.2. NUMBERS:
     The organising committee will supply each crew with one set of competition numbers as
     stipulated in the FIA general prescription`s (Art. 9). The numbers must be affixed to the car
     in the stated manner (see Appendix 3). Failure to comply with this regulation will result in a
     cash penalty of 100,00 LVL.
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7      TYRES

7.1 TYRES:
    According to the FIA General Prescriptions.

8      FUEL
8.1 FUEL
    Not applicable in the European Championship

9      TESTING

9.1 TESTING
    Not applicable

10 RECONNAISSANCE

10.1 REGISTRATION
     Location      Rally HQ, VW Service, Bārinu str. 14, Liepāja
     Time          Tuesday 8 July to Thursday 10 July 09:00 – 18:00 hrs
    Before starting reconnaissance all crews must supply the Organisers with full details of the
    reconnaissance car and sign a special ID-form. Each crew will be issued with
    reconnaissance time card and identification number, who must be placed on the upper right
    side of the windscreen of the reconnaissance vehicle.

10.2    SCHEDULE:
       The Reconnaissance will be carried out in accordance with the specific time schedule

          Tuesday 8 July 2003
          SS 1 (SS 2) Liepāja            2,04 km             18:00 – 22:00

          Wednesday 9 July 2003
          SS 1 (SS 2) Liepāja            2,04 km             18:00 – 22:00
          SS 3 (SS 6) Podnieki           7,61 km              8:00 – 18:00
          SS 4 (SS 7) Krogzemji         21,28 km              8:00 – 18:00
          SS 5 (SS 8) Vecpils           15,61 km              8:00 – 18:00

          Thursday 10 July 2003
          SS 9 (SS 12) Snēpele           29,85 km              8:00 – 18:00
          SS 10        Alsunga           10,83 km              8:00 – 18:00
          SS 11        Ēdole             32,44 km              8:00 – 18:00

          Reconnaissance on the SS 1 and SS 2 will be done exactly on the pre-rally bulletin.


10.3 SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS
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     The regulations for the reconnaissance applies for all drivers.
10.3.1     For all competitors reconnaissance will be carried out fully in accordance with the FIA
           European Rally Championship General Prescriptions with a maximum of 3 passes
           over each stage in accordance with the Reconnaissance Schedule given in 10.2.
10.3.2    Reconnaissance outside the schdeule as set by the organisers is considered a very
          serious offence and will be reported to the Stewards who may apply penalties.
          All passages through the special stages will be registered by the marshals and signed
          by the competitors. Only standard cars are allowed for reconnaissance. In accordance
          with the General Prescriptions 14.3:
       14.3.1. Series production car.
       14.3.2. The car must be painted in a single colour, with no advertising, stickers, etc.
       14.3.3. The engine shall be a series production engine (complying with the Group N
       regulations).
       14.3.4. The gearbox shall be a series production gearbox (complying with the Group N
       regulations).
       14.3.5. The exhaust shall be a series production exhaust with a maximum noise level
       within the permitted legal tolerances of the organising country, in Latvia up to 100
       decibel.
       14.3.6. Suspensions shall comply with the Group N regulations.
       14.3.7. Underbody protection is authorised (complying with the Group N regulations).
       14.3.8. The fitting of a steel safety rollbar complying with Articles 253-8.1 to 8.4. of
       Appendix “J” is authorised.
       14.3.9. Safety harnesses in colours similar to those of the interior of the car are
       authorised.
       14.3.10. Bucket seets in colours similar to those of the interior of the car are authorised.
       14.3.11. Two additional road-homologated headlamps are authorised.
       14.3.12. The rims are free within the limits of Appendix “J”,Group N.
       14.3.13 Road-homologated series production tyres for asphalt.
       14.3.14 Free tyres for dirt.
       14.3.15 The crew may use a “light” intercommunication system (without helmets).
10.3.3    This is reconnaissance and not practice! All Latvian Traffic Laws are to be fully
          respected and the safety and rights of other road users must also be respected.
          Particularly, they must respect speed limit of 50 km/h in the built-up area and 90 km/h
          outside it unless a lower limit is indicated by a traffic sign or written instruction in the
          Road Book.
10.3.4    The organiser will check the speed on the special stages and the road sections. The
          controll will be made by the Officials of the event, Traffic Police and persons
          authorized by Organiser together with Traffic Police. Note that use of radar and laser
          detectors are forbidden in Latvia.
10.3.5    Any member of the crew taking part or intending to take part in the rally “Kurzeme
          2003”, who will be found present on the route of any special stage of the rally from 1
          June till 8 July 2003, will be regarded a person performing the forbidden
          reconnaissance.
          Any member of the crew taking part or intending to take part in the rally “Kurzeme
          2003”, must notify the organiser beforehand in writing of his/her intention, giving the
          date and time of the passage and must obtain the organiser`s written permission.
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10.4 SANCTIONS:
    Each crew which is found not in comply with Latvian Traffic Law will be penelised as follows:
     first infringement       -      60,00 LVL
     second infringement      -     180,00 LVL
     third infringement       -      penalty which may go as far as start refusal
    Any infringement against reconnaissance regulations and particulary reconnaissance
    outside the given schdule will be considered a very serious offence and will be reported to
    the Stewards, who will judge each case and may impose a penalty which may go as far as
    start refusal.

11   ADMINISTRATIVE CHECK

11.1 LOCATION:     Vehicle technical inspection,”Scantest”, Krasta str. 12, Grobiľa,
                   Liepājas distr.
11.2 TIMES/ SCHEDULE:
                    Friday 11 July 2003
                    8:10 - 9:10         from start Nr.      61 – 70
                    9:10 - 10:10        from start Nr       71 - 80
                   10:10 – 11:10        from start Nr.      51 – 60
                   11:10 – 12:10        from start Nr.      41 – 50
                   12:10 – 13:10        from start Nr.      31 – 40
                   13:10 – 14:10        from start Nr.      21 – 30
                   14:10 – 15:10        from start Nr.      11 – 20
                   15:10 – 16:10        from start Nr.        1 – 10

11.3 DOCUMENTS TO BE PRESENTED:
     The following items will be checked at Administrative Checks:
      Entrants Licence
      Driver and Co-driver competition licence
      Driver and Co-driver civil driving licence
      ASN stamp for foreign competitors
      Vehicle Registration papers
      Completion of all details on the entry form

12 SCRUTINEERING, SEALING AND MARKING
     The Administrative Check must be completed prior to Scrutineering and competition
     numbers, rally plates and advertising decals shall be affixed on the car before entering the
     Scrutineering venue.

12.1 LOCATION:           Vehicle technical inspection,”Scantest”, Krasta str. 12, Grobiľa,
                         Liepājas distr.
                         Times: Friday 11 July 2003

12.2 TIME / SCHEDULE:
                    Friday 11 July 2003
                      8:15 - 9:15       from start Nr.            61 – 70
                      9:15 - 10:15      from start Nr             71 - 80
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                          10:15 – 11:15       from start Nr.      51 – 60
                          11:15 – 12:15       from start Nr.      41 – 50
                          12:15 – 13:15       from start Nr.      31 – 40
                          13:15 – 14:15       from start Nr.      21 – 30
                          14:15 – 15:15       from start Nr.      11 – 20
                          15:15 – 16:15       from start Nr.        1 – 10
          A cash penalty of 30,00 LVL will be imposed for any lateness to the scrutineering. Any
          car reporting to the scrutineering outside the prescribed time limits will be not allowed
          to start.

13   SHAKEDOWN
     A route to the Shakedown venue will be included in the Pre-Event Information Kit

13.1 LOCATION:              Grobiľa

13.2 TIME:                  Thursday 10 July 2003 18:00 – 21:00 hrs

14 START OF THE RALLY

14.1 PUBLICATION OF STARTING LISTS
    LEG 1 Place:    Official Notice Board, Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
          Time:     Friday 11 July 2003         18:00 hrs

     LEG 2 Place:           Official Notice Board, Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
                            Parc Ferme, “Aizputes ceļinieks”, Kalvenes str. 73, Aizpute
              Time:         Saturday 12 July 2003       09:00

     LEG 3 Place:           Official Notice Board, Rally HQ, Hotel “Līva”, Lielā str. 11, Liepāja
                            Parc Ferme, “Aizputes ceļinieks”, Kalvenes str. 73, Aizpute
             Time:          Saturday 12 July 2003       21:00
     OFFICAL TIME:
     Official time throughout the entire rally will be that given by Latvian radio, Programm I (FM
     107,1 mHz). It is possible to check the official rally time in the rally HQ.

14.2 OFFICIAL START

     Place:           Rožu place, Liepāja
     Time:            Friday 11 July 2003        18:30 hrs

     Friday 11 July 2003 after the Scrutineering all cars must be presented during 30 min. in the
     Pre-start Parc Ferme at Rožu place, Liepāja. Any infringement to this will result in a penalty
     – 25,00 LVL.

15 RUNNING OF THE RALLY
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15.1 TIME CARD CHANGE DURING THE RALLY:

     The Time cards will be issued at the Start of each Leg and each Section.

15.2 STARTING SYSTEM OF SPECIAL STAGES:

     The timekeeping on the Special Stages will be completed to the tenth of a second.
15.2.1 STARTING PROCEDURE FOR THE SPECIAL STAGE will be as follows:
       The competitor takes up the start position after the marshal`s sign.
       When the start marshal confirms with hand sign the crew has placed the car right on the
       start position – about 40 cm befor the electronically controled start line, the car must be
       immovable till the start moment and the crew must follow independent the light signals of
       the electronically start display.
       The green light signals shows with 5 sec. space the seconds of the running minute.
       30 seconds befor the start the marshall will hand to the crew the time card (carnet).
       The last 5 seconds before the start shows 5 red light signals, who go on gradualy and only
       when all go out the way is free! (1+1+1+1+1 / 00000)
       If the car crosses the electronically controled start line before all red lights are gone out
       the false start will be recorded automaticaly with 5 seconds checking.
       The final decision about the false start takes the start marshal by signing in the start report.
       Possible changes in the starting procedure will be published in the pre-rally Information.
15.2.2 STARTING ORDER AND INTERVALS:
         At the start of the rally Leg 1 all competitors will have an interval between their start times
         of 2 minutes.
         For Leg 2 all priority drivers, whichewer is the greater number, will have an interval
         between their start times of 2 minutes.
         Depending on the weather conditions, the Stewards of the Meeting based on the
         proposal of the Clerk of the Course can decide that at the start the N priority drivers + N
         other drivers will have an interval of 2 minutes between their start times.
         The sticker with te text “2 min.” in the upper right hand corner of the windscreen will mark
         cars that start with 2 minutes intervals. The sticker will be changed / removed after the
         2nd leg.

  15.3      EARLY CHECK IN AT THE END OF A LEG:
         Crews are authorised to check in early before their target time at the time controls TC-
         2C (end of leg 1), TC-8C (end of leg 2), TC-12D (end of leg 3), without incurring a
         penalty for early arrival.

  15.4       IDENTIFICATION OF OFFICIALS:

             The post chiefs and other officilas will be identified as follows:

             Competitors Ralations Officer              red tabard with
                                                        “ RELATIONS OFFICER”
             Special Stage Commander                    green tabard
             Chief of Time Control                      yellow tabard
             Chief of Special Stage Safety              yellow tabard with
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                                                      “SAFETY”
           Road Safety marshals                       orange + uniform
           Doctor / Rescue                            white tabard

    16 SERVICE PARKS

    16.1 LOCATIONS:

Service    Name                 Type          Time          Tyre         Refull-
                                              perm.         change       ing

Leg 1                                         Friday 11.07.2003

A          Liepāja              II            20'           Yes          Yes
B          Aizpute              I             45'           Yes          Yes

Leg 2                                         Saturday 12.07.2003

C          Aizpute              II            20'           Yes          Yes
D          Aizpute              I             20'           Yes          Yes
E          Aizpute              I             45'           Yes          Yes

Leg 3                                         Sunday 13.07.2003

F          Aizpute              II            20'           Yes          Yes
G          Aizpute              I             20'           Yes          Yes
H          Aizpute              I             20'           Yes          Yes
I          Aizpute              I             20'           Yes          Yes

    16.2 ACCESS TIMES FOR SERVICE VEHICLES:

           Leg 1          Liepāja       Friday 11 July from         17:30
                          Aizpute       Friday 11 July from         16:00
           Leg 2          Aizpute       Saturday 12 July from       08:00
           Leg 3          Aizpute       Sunday 13 July from         05:00
           Service vehicles are allowed to enter thr Service Park only if they are identified with
           service plate affixed on the vehicle as instructed by the organiser.

    17 GRAVEL CARS

    17.1   GRAVEL CARS:
           Not applicable

    18 PRIZES

    18.1 PRIZE GIVING:
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    The prize giving will take place at the Rock-Caffee, Stendera str. 18/20 on Sunday 13
    July at 21:00 hrs.

18.2 PRIZES:

    Following cash prizes and souvenir trophies will be awarded in EC
     General classification:
    1. Overall winner
    2. 2nd overall
    3. 3rd overall

    European rally for Group N:
    1. Winner Group N
    2. 2nd Group N
    3. 3rd Group N

    European rally for Group A:
    1. Winner Group A
    2. 2nd Group A
    3. 3rd Group A

    Other classifications
    Prizes will also be given in the classes A7, A6, A5, N3, N2, N1 provided that there are
    minimum 6 entrants in each class. Drivers entered in a class with less than 6 entrants
    will be transferred to the next class in the same group.
      1. Winner of the class
      2. 2nd in the class
      3. 3rd in the class
    The organizer can forsee other prizes too.
    The sponsors of the rally can award prizes in their opinion.
    Prize giving for the Latvian Rally Championship will be held according to the ASN
    regulations of this series.

19 FINAL CHECKS

   Location:       Place Kūrmājas prosp. 30, Liepāja
   Time:           Sunday 13 July 2003       from 16:40

   Cars subject to final checks (decision by the Stewards) must have one representative
   for the entrant as well as mechanics (in case of dismantling) present at the final check.

20 RESULTS

20.1 PUBLICATION OF PROVISIONAL FINAL CLASSIFICATION:

    Location:      Official Notice Board, Rally HQ, Hotel “L”iva”, Lielā str., Liepāja
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      Time:         Sunady 13 July 2003          Provisional Final Classification 19:00
                                                 Final Official Classification    19:30

21 PROTESTS

21.1 PROTEST FEES:
      Sum od the protest fee is: 120,00 LVL
      If the protest requires the dismantling and the reassembly of different parts of a car,
      the claimant must pay an additional deposit:
21.1.1 240,00 LVL if the protest involves clearly defined part or assembly (engine, steering,
       transmission, brake systems, electrical installation, bodywork, etc.);
21.1.2 600,00 LVL if the protest involves the entire vehicle.

21.1.3 The expences incurred by the work and by transport of the car shall be borne by the
      claimant if the protest is unfounded, or by the competitor against whom the protest
      has been lodged if it is upheld.

21.1.4 If the protest is unfounded and expenses incurred by the protest (scritineering,
      transport, etc.) are higher the deposit amount, the difference will be borne by the
      claimant. Conversely, if the expenses are less, the difference will be returned to
      them.

21.2 APPEAL FEES:

      Sum for a National appeal fee (ASN):      360,00 LVL
      Sum for a international appeal fee (FIA): 5.000,00 EUR

APPENDIX

APPENDIX I          =      Itinerary

APPENDIX II         =      Names and photos of Competitor Ralations Officer

APPENDIX III        =      Competition Numbers and Advertising

APPENDIX IV         =      Rally Control Signs
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