2019 Scottish Sprint, Hillclimb and Speed Championship Regulations

A full copy of the regulations and entry form can be accessed from here

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN
Tim Thomson

VICE CHAIRMAN
Vicky Park

SECRETARY
Colin McLatchie
TREASURER
Mike Murchie
SPRINT CO-ORDINATOR
Keith Rose
HILLCLIMB CO-ORDINATOR
Ian Thompson
SPORTING REGULATIONS - GENERAL

1.             SPORTING REGULATIONS – GENERAL

1.1           TITLE AND JURISDICTION

The Scottish Sprint, Hillclimb and Speed Championships are organised and administered by the Scottish Sprint & Hillclimb Championship Club in accordance with the General Regulations of the Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Limited (incorporating the provisions of the International Sporting Code of the FIA) and these Championship Regulations.

 

Scottish Sprint Championship Motorsport UK Permit:                                      CH2019/S057

Scottish Hillclimb Championship Motorsport UK Permit:                                 CH2019/S058

Scottish Speed Championship Motorsport UK Permit:                                     CH2019/S059

1.2           CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS

  • Championship Co-ordinator: Ian Thompson, Easter Woodlands, Dalcross, Inverness, IV2 7JE
  • Deputy Championship Co-ordinator: Keith Rose, Rose Newton, Clatt, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4PH
  • Eligibility Scrutineer: Rob McKinna, Dolphinton Garage, West Linton, Edinburgh, EH46 7DR
  • Championship Stewards: Three from the following four: Brian Sim; Gordon MacIntyre; Charles Turner; Alastair Fraser.

1.3           COMPETITOR ELIGIBILITY

  • Drivers and Entrant/Drivers must: be current, valid members of at least one club affiliated to the Scottish Association of Car Clubs; be Registered for the Championship; and be in possession of a current, valid Motorsport UK Licence (a National ‘B’ licence is required as a minimum, subject to Motorsport UK restrictions on sports libre and racing cars).

A competitor shall not take time off school to participate in motor sport without the prior written approval of their school. If participation in the Championship(s) requires absence from school, Drivers in full time school education are required to have the approval of their head teacher and a letter stating such approval from his/her school in order to fulfil registration for the Championship(s).

  • All necessary documentation must be presented upon request at any Championship

1.4           REGISTRATION

  • How to Register

Competitors wishing to register in these Championships must complete the appropriate registration form and send it to the designated Championship Co-ordinator, whose details are given above. Acceptance will be at the discretion of the Scottish Sprint and Hillclimb Championship Executive Committee.

 

1.4.2        Registration Fee

There is a single registration fee of £25-00, covering all three Championships. Entry to the Speed Championship is automatic if both the Sprint Championship and Hillclimb Championship are entered.

1.4.3        Closing Date

The Championship registers will open upon receipt of these Regulations and registrations will close on 8 March 2019. Please note this closing date is firm.

1.5           CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS

  • Dates and Venues

 

Scottish

Sprint

Scottish

Hillclimb

Scottish

Speed

Event Date

2018

Venue Organising Club
Round 1 April 6 Kames East Ayrshire CC
Round 2 April 7 Kames East Ayrshire CC
Round 1 Round 1 April 13 Doune Lothian CC
Round 2 Round 2 April 14 Doune Lothian CC
Round 3 May 11 Kames Scottish Sporting CC
Round 4 Round 3 May 12 Kames Machars CC
Round 3 Round 4 May 18 Fintray Grampian AC
Round 4 May 19 Fintray Grampian AC
Round 5 June 1 Golspie Caithness CC
Round 6 Round 5 June 2 Golspie Caithness CC
Round 5 June 15/16 Doune Lothian CC
Round 6 Round 6 June 22 Forrestburn Monklands Sporting CC
Round 7 June 23 Forrestburn Monklands Sporting CC
Round 7 Round 7 June 29 Boyndie Aberdeen & District MC
Round 8 June 30 Boyndie Aberdeen & District MC
Round 8 July 6 Fintray Grampian CC
Round 9 Round 8 July 7 Fintray Grampian CC
Round 9 Round 9 July 27 Kames East Ayrshire CC
Round 10 July 28 Kames East Ayrshire CC
Round 11 Round 10 August 11 Alford Grampian CC
Round 10 August 24 Forrestburn Monklands SCC
Round 11 Round 11 August 25 Forrestburn Monklands SCC
Round 12 Round 12 September 7 Golspie Caithness CC
Round 13 September 8 Golspie Caithness CC
Round 12 September 14/15 Doune Lothian CC
Round 14 September 21 Boyndie Aberdeen & District MC
Round 15 September 22 Boyndie Aberdeen & District MC
Round 16 October 5 Kames East Ayrshire CC
Round 17 October 6 Kames East Ayrshire CC

Should any of the scheduled events be cancelled, the Executive Committee may announce alternative arrangements in accordance with current Motorsport UK regulations.

1.5.2        Club Contacts

Events in this Championship will be organised, either directly or jointly, by the following clubs.

 

Club Contact Phone Email
Aberdeen & District MC Ltd Martin Forrest 07769 196021 martin.forrest@hotmail.com
Caithness CC Ltd Sandy Duncan secretary@caithnesscarclub.co.uk
East Ayrshire CC Ltd Cameron Fair 07818 808435 cammy@eastayrshirecc.co.uk
Grampian AC Peggy Fraser 01467 621076 peggy.m.fraser@btinternet.com
Machars CC Ltd Gavin Campbell gavinc68@freezone.co.uk
Lothian CC Ltd Billy Cater 01555 750197 caterbl@btinternet.com
Monklands Sporting CC Ltd Philip Rowlands 01546 600229 philip.rowlands@valewest.co.uk
Scottish Sporting CC Ltd Alistair Reid 01236 720819 alistair.j.reid@hotmail.co.uk

1.6           SCORING

Details of the points system and the method for resolving ties in each of the three Championships is described at Appendix A of these regulations.

1.6.1        Championship Points Appeal

Appeals arising out of Championship points awarded should be in accordance with section C6.5 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook.

 

1.7           AWARDS

Details of the awards in each championship are described at Appendix A of these regulations. All named trophies are held for one year only, and must be returned prior to the Awards Night for presentation.

 

SPORTING REGULATIONS - JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

1.             SPORTING REGULATIONS – JUDICIAL PROCEDURES

1.1           JUDICIAL PROCEDURES & PENALTIES

Judicial procedures will be in accordance with the current Motorsport UK Yearbook Section C. Penalties may be applied by the Championship Stewards as appropriate to the offence (C2.1.1 and C3.5.3 refer), including  exclusion from the championship.

GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

1.             GENERAL COMPETITION RULES

Each qualifying round will be run under its own Supplementary Regulations (“SRs”) and competitors will be bound by those SRs, the General Competition Regulations of the Motorsport UK and these Championship Regulations.

1.1           DOUBLE ENTRIES

Competitors may enter no more than two cars in a Championship and no more than two drivers may drive the same car. A competitor may not enter more than one car in the same class. A car may not be entered in more than one class.

1.2           EVENT ENTRIES

Each registered competitor should make application for respective qualifying rounds of the Championships. Queries regarding the individual events should be directed to the organising club. Contact details can be found in Section 1.5.2 of these regulations.

Organising clubs of the individual events will endeavour to accept entries from registered competitors. However, they are neither bound to accept entries received after the event closing date, nor to displace another non-  registered entrant who has properly entered for an event.

1.3           VEHICLE SUBSTITUTION

A competitor may substitute another vehicle during the course of a Championship provided the substitute vehicle is in the same class as the original entry. There will be no limit to the number of substitutions that can be made. However, the competitor must notify the Championship Co-ordinator or Deputy in writing of any substitution   before the commencement of practice for the event in which the substitute vehicle is to be used, or no Championship score will be credited to that competitor in the substitute. It will be considered enough to lodge a letter notifying the change with the Secretary of the Meeting before the commencement of practice, provided it is then forwarded to the Championship Co-ordinator or Deputy.

1.4           CLASS ALLOCATION

The Championship Co-ordinator will endeavor to ensure that entries are entered in the appropriate class. When class structure permits a competitor must compete in the class registered in order to score Championship points. At venues where a different class structure is used competitors should enter the class to which their cars are eligible and points will be awarded as per these regulations. Competitors are reminded that failing to disclose modifications that would make them ineligible for the class as entered may result in exclusion from the championship.

1.5           CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORS

Every competitor must display the Championship sponsors’ stickers on his/her car in accordance with Regulation H29.1.2 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook. Non-compliance may result in offenders being deleted from the Championship results (Regulation H29.1.3 refers).

1.6           COMMUNICATION

The preferred method of communication for championship results and other relevant information to competitors shall be email and the Championship’s website: http://www.scottish-sprinting.co.uk or www.scottish- hillclimbing.co.uk.

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS – ALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1.             TECHNICAL REGULATIONS – ALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1.1           TECHNICAL REGULATIONS, ALL CARS

In addition to complying with the appropriate category regulations (Section S11-15 refers), cars in all classes must comply with the requirements of Regulation S10.10, which states:

“Other than the provisions of Section J, S10, and the specific category regulations as appropriate, modifications are free.”

Cars in all Classes must comply with J 5.13.4 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook. Drivers in Classes C1 to C6 may use Methanol or Bio fuel at an event subject to the car complying with the appropriate Motorsport UK regulations and that event’s Supplementary Regulations allowing the use of that specific fuel.

 

The questions on the Championship Registration Form with regard to any details of the car must be accurately answered and, for entries in classes A1 to A9 inclusive, a list of modifications must be made. Any non-declared modifications or any false statement discovered at scrutineering, during eligibility inspection or subsequently may result in loss of all Championship points or exclusion (see Section 2.1 of these regulations).

1.2           VEHICLE DEFINITIONS

The definition of what constitutes a vehicle in one of the classes is at the discretion of the Championship committee and does not of necessity follow any rules laid down by the FIA or the Motorsport UK other than in general outline.

(A)    ROAD CARS

Cars in classes A1 to A9 are cars as defined by the requirements of Section S10 and S11 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook as Road Going Production Cars and Road Going Specialist Production Cars.

Class A8 is open to production Sports Car models from classic marque clubs including MG,  Austin  Healey, Triumph, Jaguar, TVR, Morgan, Ginetta, Lotus, Porsche, Renault Alpine, Mazda (RX7 and MX5 variants only), Vauxhall (VX220 variants only), BMW sports cars (i.e. cars with a ‘Z’ prefix). Toyota (MR2 variants only), Honda (S2000 variants only) Noble (M12 variant only), Ferrari and GTM. Other marques may be included by the Championship Committee, following a formal request from the established marque owners club.

Specialist Production cars entered in A8 must additionally comply with the terms of S11.5.1, S11.7.6 and S11.8.1 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook as they similarly apply to Series Production cars.

Class A9 is open to Mazda MX5 models up to 1840cc having chassis codes NA and NB (ie cars prior to Mark 3) entered by members of the Scottish MX5 Hillclimb and Sprint Register.

(B)   MODIFIED CARS

Are cars as defined by the requirements of Section S10 and S12 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook as  Modified Limited Production Cars and Modified Specialist Production Cars, including two seater cars not complying with classes in Division A (Road Cars) as defined in these regulations, provided that modifications and safety regulations for Modified Production Cars are followed.

Group B Sports Cars, GT1 Sports Cars and World Rally Cars are prohibited from these categories and will run in the Competition Car Division and in the appropriate Sports Libre class.

(C)   COMPETITION CARS

This section includes cars from the Sports Libre and Racing Car classes.

Sports Libre Cars shall comply with the definitions and requirements of Section S10 and S14 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook. The Sports Libre classes will also include saloon cars and other four-seater cars not complying with classes in Division A (Road Cars), Division B (Modified Cars), or Division C (Saloon Libre cars) as defined in these regulations, provided that safety regulations appropriate to Sports Libre Cars are adhered to (see Section S10 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook). Racing Cars are single seater, open wheeled competition cars, complying with Section S10 and S15 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook.

Cars in class C0 (Saloon Libre) are Sports Libre cars as defined by the requirements of Section S10 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook. In addition, cars in this class must:

  • Comply with Sections S12.4.1 to S12.5.13 and S12.6.4 to S12.9.2 of the current Motorsport UK
  • Have an engine that is from the same general manufacturer as the original bodyshell (e.g. Ford car, Ford engine),
  • Be two-wheel-drive.

 

(D)   CLASSIC AND THOROUGHBRED CARS

Classes D1, D2 and D3 are open to all cars manufactured prior to 1 January 1980. Cars manufactured up until 31 December 1981 may be eligible so long as they comply with the technical specification as of 31 December 1979. Only period modifications are permitted with the exception of tyres, where allowances will be made for older cars (e.g. veteran or vintage cars), when the available options are limited due to the size and type of tyre required. In addition to these age restrictions, the Classic and Thoroughbred Division is split into three distinct classes as  follows;

  • Class D1 for Classic and Thoroughbred Road Cars complying with requirements for Division A above
  • Class D2 for Classic and Thoroughbred Modified Cars complying with requirements for Division B above
  • Class D3 for Classic and Thoroughbred Competition Cars complying with requirements for Division C above

Other period vehicles will be considered eligible with the joint agreement of the Championship Eligibility scrutineer and the Championship Co-ordinator or Deputy.

 

1.2.1        Championship Classes

For the purpose of the championship scoring, vehicles will be divided into the following divisions and classes:

Division A – Road Cars

A1            Saloon Cars up to 1400cc

A2            Saloon Cars over 1400cc and up to 2000cc A3            Saloon Cars over 2000cc

A4            Sports Cars up to 1400cc

A5            Sports Cars over 1400cc and up to 1700cc A6            Sports Cars over 1700cc

A7            Not used

A8            Marque Road Sports Cars

A9            Members of the Scottish MX5 Hillclimb and Sprint Register

Division B – Modified Cars

B1            Modified Saloon Cars up to 1400cc

B2            Modified Saloon Cars over 1400cc and up to 2000cc B3            Modified Saloon Cars over 2000cc

B4            Modified Sports Cars up to 1400cc

B5            Modified Sports Cars over 1400cc and up to 1700cc B6            Modified Sports Cars over 1700cc

Division C – Competition Cars

C0            Saloon Libre

C1            Sports Libre Cars up to 1400cc

C2            Sports Libre Cars over 1400cc and up to 1800cc C3                Sports Libre Cars over 1800cc

C4            Racing Cars up to 1100cc

C5            Racing Cars over 1100cc and up to 1600cc C6            Racing Cars over 1600cc

 

Division D – Classic and Thoroughbred Cars (Period defined)

D1            Classic and Thoroughbred Road Cars D2                Classic and Thoroughbred Modified Cars

D3            Classic and Thoroughbred Competition Cars

APPENDIX A - SCORING

APPENDIX A – SCORING

A.1          SCOTTISH SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIP – SCORING SYSTEM AND AWARDS

A.1.1        QUALIFYING SCORE

Qualifying Scores will be determined by a competitor’s best eight results at Championship events. However, at the end of the Championship, if fewer than 12 events have been organised and run then the maximum number of each competitor’s results that count shall be reduced accordingly – eg, if only 11 events have been organised and run at the end of the Championship, then a competitor’s seven best scores will count etc. But if fewer than eight events have been organised and run at the end of the season, up to four of a competitor’s best scores will count.

Competitors must be classified as a Finisher at an event (in accordance with S9.5.5 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook) to be eligible for point scoring from that event.

Unless stated otherwise, awards will be decided on the competitor’s QUALIFYING SCORE only, based on the betterment of class records for each circuit. The fastest competition run at each qualifying round shall count for championship points, irrespective of the number of competitive runs taken at individual events.

Points will be awarded following each event based on the following calculation:

Class Record x 100 /Competitor Best Time

Where no previous record exists for a class, the new record will be used as the basis of this calculation.

For events with a different class structure the Scottish Class Structure records will be used for scoring purposes.

The Sprint Champion will be the competitor with the highest QUALIFYING SCORE, irrespective of class, but not including Division D classes D1, D2 and D3.

A.1.2        TIE DECIDING

In the event of a tie for an award, the competitor with the best improvement on an existing class record at any round will be the winner. If this does not produce a result, the second best improvement will be considered, then the third and so on, until a result is achieved.

 

A.1.3        QUALIFYING FINISHERS

At the end of the season, all those registered competitors who have competed in any of the Championship rounds run will be eligible for inclusion in the final results. To be classed as a Qualifying Finisher, registered competitors must have competed in a minimum of four Championship Rounds. Awards will be restricted to Qualifying Finishers.

A.1.4        ‘TOP TEN’ CHAMPIONSHIP

In addition to the Overall Sprint Championship based on the championship scoring system, there will be a separate competition based on points awarded for the best times achieved by registered drivers during the Championship timed runs at each of the Championship rounds. Points will be awarded as follows: 15 points for fastest time of the day, 12 points for the second fastest, 10 for third and 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 for the remaining seven positions respectively. The Top Ten Competition winner will be the competitor who accrues the highest aggregate score on this basis from the same number of events as their Qualifying Score in the Overall Sprint Championship. In the event of a tie, the higher number of first places within the rounds used to calculate the Championship Qualifying Score will decide the winner. If this fails to resolve the tie, then the number of second places, and so on until the tie is resolved. In the event this still does not produce a clear winner dropped scores will then be used to resolve the tie.

A.1.5        CLASSIC AND THOROUGHBREDS

Separate from the Overall Sprint Championship, Competitors in Division D (Classes D1, D2  and D3) compete for the Classic and Thoroughbred Sprint Championship. This Championship is scored via a target time system. Competitors set their own target time before the first competition run of the event, the target time is divided by their closest competition time and the competitor who achieves the closest (+ or -) to their target wins  the class. 10 points are allocated to the winner with 8 points to the second placed competitor, 6 points for the 3rd placed and then 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 point for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th competitor respectively and then 1 point for all remaining class competitors.

A.1.6        AWARDS

With the exception of the Tom McCubbin Trophy and Fraser Bell Trophy, these awards only apply to Qualifying Finishers. Award winners will be responsible for the collection and return of their awards.

THE DICKSON TROPHY To the Scottish Sprint Champion, sponsored by Guyson.

(The 2nd, 3rd & 4th Overall Finishers will also receive an award).

THE UNIFLOW TROPHY To the ‘Top Ten’ Champion, sponsored by Turner Autosport. (The 2nd, 3rd & 4th Top Ten Finishers will also receive an award).
THE ROAD CAR SHIELD To the driver of the highest placed car in Division A (Road Cars) in the Championship, sponsored by Central Garage Glenkindie.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

THE A.P.R.SIMPSON TROPHY To the driver of the highest placed car in Division B (Modified Cars) in the Championship, sponsored by MJ Engineering (Scotland) Ltd.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

THE RACING DEVELOPMENT (SCOTLAND) TROPHY To the driver of the highest placed car in Division C (Competition Cars) in the Championship, sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

THE ENGRAVIA TROPHY CENTRE

LADIES AWARD

To the Ladies Scottish Sprint Champion.
THE CLASSIC AND THOROUGHBRED SPRINT TROPHY To the driver of the highest placed Classic and Thoroughbred car from Division D, sponsored by Kintore Trophy Centre.
THE FRASER BELL TROPHY Presented to an individual for his/her contribution to Scottish Sprinting

during the year (this award is presented alternately to a competitor one year and a non-competitor the next).

THE TOM McCUBBIN TROPHY The Chairman’s award, given for Spirit and Endeavour throughout the year.

A.1.6.1 Class Awards

The Winner in each class will also receive an award, and will be the person scoring the most points in each class. Where there are four (4) or more Qualifying Finishers in a class, there will be an award for second in class, and where there are seven (7) or more Qualifying Finishers in a class there will be an award for third in class.

 

A.2          SCOTTISH HILLCLIMB CHAMPIONSHIP – SCORING SYSTEM AND AWARDS

A.2.1        QUALIFYING SCORE

Qualifying Scores will be determined by a competitor’s best eight results at Championship events. However, at the end of the Championship, if fewer than 12 events have been organised and run then the maximum number of each competitor’s results that count shall be reduced accordingly – eg, if only 11 events have been organised and run at the end of the Championship, then a competitor’s seven best scores will count etc. But if fewer than eight events have been organised and run at the end of the season, up to four of a competitor’s best scores will count.

 

Qualifying Scores will be calculated to include at least one score from each venue, or a score of zero if a competitor has not competed or been classified as a Finisher at that venue.

Competitors must be classified as a Finisher at an event (in accordance with S9.5.5 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook) to be eligible for point scoring from that event.

At all events, points will be awarded to Registered Competitors only. As far as this Championship is concerned all non-registered competitors’ placings are ignored. The fastest competition run at each qualifying round shall count for Championship, Division and Class points, excluding British Championship runoffs and irrespective  of  the number of competitive runs taken at individual events. For events where there is a different class structure, the Scottish Class Structure as per these regulations will be used for scoring purposes.

A.2.1.1     Scoring – Championship

At each event, Championship scores will be awarded as follows: 1st – 20th overall, 20 – 1 points respectively.

A.2.1.2     Scoring – Division

At each event, Division scores will be awarded as follows: 1st – 20th in Division, 20 – 1 points respectively.

A.2.1.3     Scoring – Classes

At each event, Class scores will be awarded as follows: 1st – 8th in Class,10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and then 1 point to all remaining class competitors. Class scores do not count towards overall or division scores.

A.2.1.4     Scoring – Classic & Thoroughbreds

Competitors in Division D (Classes D1, D2 and D3) will have their results calculated on the current Target Time system. Competitors set their own target time before the first competition run of the event, the target time is divided by their closest competition time and the competitor who achieves the closest (+ or -) to their target wins. 10 points are allocated to the winner with 8 points to the second placed competitor, 6 points for the 3rd placed and then 5, 4,   3, 2, and 1 points for the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th competitor respectively and then 1 point for all remaining class competitors.

A.2.2        TIE DECIDING

A tie will be resolved by considering the higher number of first places within the rounds used to calculate the drivers Championship, Division or Class Qualifying Score. If this fails to resolve the tie, then the number of second places will be considered, and so on until the tie is resolved. In the event this still does not produce a clear winner,  dropped scores will then be used in order to resolve the tie.

A.2.3        QUALIFYING FINISHERS

At the end of the season, all those registered competitors who have competed in any of the Championship rounds run will be eligible for inclusion in the final results. To be classed as a Qualifying Finisher, registered competitors must have competed in a minimum of four Championship Rounds. Awards will be restricted to Qualifying Finishers.

A.2.4        AWARDS

With the exception of the Bob Hamilton Memorial Trophy, these awards only apply to Qualifying Finishers. Award winners will be responsible for the collection and return of their awards.

 

 

THE GUYSON TROPHY To the Overall Scottish Hillclimb Champion, sponsored by Guyson. (The 2nd, 3rd & 4th Overall Finishers will also receive an award).
ROAD CAR CHAMPION The Road Car Champion will be the person scoring the highest points total in the Road Car Division, sponsored by Central Garage Glenkindie.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

MODIFIED CAR CHAMPION The Modified Car Champion will be the person scoring the highest points total in the Modified Car Division, sponsored by MJ Engineering (Scotland) Ltd.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

COMPETITION CAR CHAMPION The Competition Car Champion will be the person scoring the highest points total in the Competition Car Division, sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries.

(The 2nd and 3rd placed in the Division will also receive an award).

THE LADIES AWARD To the Ladies Scottish Hillclimb Champion (The Ladies Champion will be the lady scoring the highest points total from a separate

ladies class scored as per A.2.1.3 of these regulations).

THE NORMAN THOMSON MEMORIAL TROPHY Presented to the best Newcomer, being the competitor who has not previously entered any sprint, speed or hillclimb championship with

the highest qualifying score in the Championship.

THE HOPKINS TROPHY Presented to the person scoring the highest points total in the Classic and Thoroughbred Car Division (Classes D1, D2 and D3)

 

BOB HAMILTON MEMORIAL TROPHY Presented to an individual for his/her contribution to Scottish Hillclimbing during the year (this award is presented alternately to a

competitor one year and a non-competitor the next).

NORRIE GALBRAITH TROPHY Presented to the driver who has promoted Scottish Hillclimbing

most in the year.

JAMES FARQUAR THOMSON GUYSON AWARD Presented to the road car driver who has done exceedingly well and not previously won a major award.

 

A.2.4.1 Class Awards

The Winner in each class will also receive an award, and will be the person scoring the most points in each class. Where there are four (4) or more Qualifying Finishers in a class, there will be an award for second in class, and where there are seven (7) or more Qualifying Finishers there will be an award for third in class.

 

A.3          SCOTTISH SPEED CHAMPIONSHIP – SCORING SYSTEM AND AWARDS

A.3.1        QUALIFYING SCORE

Qualifying Scores will be determined by a competitor’s best eight results at Championship events. However, at the end of the Championship, if fewer than 12 events have been organised and run then the maximum number of each competitor’s results that count shall be reduced accordingly – eg, if only 11 events have been organised and run at the end of the Championship, then a competitor’s seven best scores will count etc. But if fewer than eight events have been organised and run at the end of the season, up to four of a competitor’s best scores will count.

Qualifying Scores will be calculated to include at least one score from a sprint and one score from a hillclimb.

Competitors must be classified as a Finisher at an event (in accordance with S9.5.5 of the current Motorsport UK Yearbook) to be eligible for point scoring from that event.

A.3.2        POINTS SYSTEM

Points will be awarded to all registered competitors, as appropriate to the class position achieved in the published final results for each round, and according to the following table:

Class Position
Number in Class 1st 2nd 3rd 4th or lower
Four or more Finishers 9 6 4 2
Three Finishers 6 4 2
Two Finishers 4 2
One Finisher 2

For events where there is a different class structure, the Scottish Class Structure as per these regulations will be used for scoring purposes.

10 points will be awarded where an established class record is broken, and as advised by the organising club, irrespective of the number of competitors.

A.3.3        TIE DECIDING

In the event of a tie for any award, the competitor with the greatest number of ’10’ scores in the course of the  season will be judged the winner. If this does not produce a result, then ‘9’, ‘6’ etc. scores will be considered until a result is achieved.

A.3.4        QUALIFYING FINISHERS

At the end of the season, all those registered competitors who have competed in any of the Championship rounds run will be eligible for inclusion in the final results. To be classed as a Qualifying Finisher, registered competitors must have been classified as a Finisher at both a sprint and a hillclimb event. Awards will be restricted to Qualifying Finishers.

A.3.5        AWARDS

The overall Champion will be the person scoring the highest number of points and will receive the Shell Scottish Speed Championship Quaich (held for one year) and a replica.

The Ladies Champion will be the lady scoring the highest number of points and will receive the Agnes Mickel Trophy (held for one year) and a replica.

Award winners will be responsible for the collection and return of their awards.