The SHENINGTON KART RACING CLUB (SKRC) will organise
Clubman permit kart race meetings at the Shenington
Circuit, as per these regulations and the regulations
of the event, on ..................................
under the MSA permit number
Held under the General Regulations of the Royal
Automobile Club Motor Sports Association Ltd
(incorporating the provisions of the International
Sporting Code of the FIA) and the Supplementary
The event is open to all members of the SKRC & the
following invited ABkC clubs who hold a valid MSA or
Motorsports Ireland licence (H.26.1.1 & H26.1.5), or
be a professional driver in possession of a valid
Licence (featuring an E. U. flag) and medical, issued
by the ASN of a member country of the European Union.&
ABkC club membership card. Invited clubs: Buckmore
Park, Clay Pigeon, Cumbria, Dunkeswell, Forest Edge,
Hunts, Dragon, Lincs, Llandow, Man & Buxton,
Rissington, South Yorks, Trent Valley, W. of Scotland,
Stars at Whilton provided the club is in membership of
All Clubman events listed in the accompanying
championship regulations are part of the Shenington
Kart Club championship, (Permit No TBA) and the events
on 19 January/16 Feb/16 March are part of the Winter
100 Winter Series championship (Permit No TBA).
Exceptions are shown in Championship Regulation 1.6.
The programme times are as follows: Signing on and
scrutineering 8-00am to 9-00am, Practice 9-30am, First
race 10.30am, (all these times are approximate) Racing
must be completed by 6 pm. Should a driver fail to
sign on by 9-00am an official reserve may be included
in his/her place.
The event will consist of two or three heats of
6/7/8laps and a final of 8-16 laps or timed durations,
(or at the discretion of the Clerk of Course) except
when notified in the Regulations of the Event. The
June 14/15 SuperPrix meeting 20/21 Sept may
have a Saturday heat. Lap scoring will be by means of
transponders (U5) which will be TAG-Heuer. For
all classes the first and subsequent heat position
will be allocated by means of a computerised or manual
randomised programme, allocating a fair share of
front/middle/back. Final grids calculated as per Kart
Race Yearbook App. 4E, System A Points Low. Heats
and finals duration may be reduced in wet weather or
unforeseen circumstances and will be announced on the
dummy grid accordingly prior to each race. Changes
can also be made during races for safety reasons.
The track measures 1211 metres (gearbox), 1018 metres
(direct drive) the number of corners are 10, the
surface is tarmac and the track licence number is
K/2014139. Races will be organised for classes as
shown in Championship Regulations Section 5.
Compatible 4-stroke classes may run together with
2-stroke classes (U18.2.1 & U18.2.2).
Entries will be limited to one grid per class at
discretion of the organisers. The maximum entry is
300 drivers, the minimum number of starters for each
race is 10. The organisers reserve the right to cancel
or amalgamate classes.
Rolling lap and start procedure: Direct drive classes
will have a slow rolling start, gearbox classes a
standing start except that Formula 210 may be offered
a rolling start. The maximum grid will never exceed
34, except for Formula 250E at a maximum of 20.
will be as MSA specific karting regulations
U7.5-U7.8.4 inclusive. Penalties may be imposed on
the pole position driver for speed considered to be
too fast or too slow, where reference may be made to a
speed indicator device. Penalties may also be imposed
on the No 2 position driver if considered to have
broken formation prior to the start line. For
standing starts a place or time penalty may be imposed
on any driver judged to have jumped the start.
Drivers who fail to take their correct position on the
dummy grid when instructed, must start the race at the
rear of the last row of the grid. Excessive weaving
to warm up tyres is prohibited. The Safety Line
(U7.5.4) is designated as a white line across the
track. The acceleration line is marked across the
circuit prior to the start line. Formation laps
subsequent to the first one may use a shortened track
distance as directed by marshals.
RACE STOPS will be as MSA specific karting regulations
U7.9-U7.10.3 inclusive. The Black/Yellow flag may be
deployed. All laps count towards race total. Should
the Red flag be shown all competitors will stop racing
immediately, slow down and proceed to the start line,
unless the circuit is blocked, and stop and as per MSA
Any driver missing out part of the circuit, whether
deliberately or not, may be penalised up to the
equivalent of one lap in a time or place penalty.
SKRC Championship Regulations 3.1 will apply to all
All drivers will take part in one practice session of
three laps, at the discretion of the Chief Clerk
Four number plates are required, one each at front,
rear and either side.
Vehicles in the pits must not park in the pit spaces
indicated by a number, which are reserved for specific
members. The running of engines for any reason within
the circuit confines, except on the track, the dummy
grid prior to the chequer flag of the preceding
meeting by permission, or by permission of the Chief
Scrutineer for a check at the designated place, is
forbidden - failure to follow these instructions may
result in a penalty up to and including exclusion from
Judges of fact will be - the chief lap scorer (judging
laps completed & judging jump starts), the Chief
Scrutineer/Eligibility Scrutineer (on technical
matters), a Clerk of the Course judging start line
speed and jumped starts, and one or more noise
officials (judging kart sound levels).
Drive by sound level tests will be carried out at the
point designated on the track diagram between Café and
Pits corners by overhead microphone at a height of 3.6
metres plus or minus 0.1 metres. Any kart exceeding
the class limit will receive the black flag signal and
must return to the pits immediately and report to the
Clerk of the Course. The limits are Cadet 96dBA, X30
Jun, KGP Jun, Rotax MiniMax & Junior 100dBA, all
Formula TKM classes and Rotax Max 103dBA, KFJ 100dB,
KF2 & KGP 104dB, 450cc 4-stroke gearbox 103dB, other
classes 105dBA. If the scrutineer requests further
tests the kart must remain in parc ferme until
permitted to leave. Karts within 1dBA of the limit
may receive a warning notice and should take steps to
reduce the sound level output before the next race.
Any kart that loses a noise intake box must return to
the pits immediately. Any kart that has a breakage or
excessive leakage in the exhaust system must
immediately stop racing and park in a place of safety
and not attempt to return to the pits. Karts over the
noise limit may be excluded and will only be permitted
to return to their next race if they have clearly
shown an improvement or modification likely to reduce
noise output. Warning flags may be given at the noise
monitoring station in addition to the start / finish
All karts must conform to the MSA and ABkC regulations
set out in the 2014 MSA Kart Race Yearbook and where
indicated the 2014 MSA Yearbook and as shown in Sect 5
of Championship Regulations. KGP must have an
end-can. All gearbox karts must have a CIK noise
box or of a type approved for that kart by the ABkC or
class regulations. Karts must always comply with the
MSA Kart Race Yearbook ABkC noise technical
regulations Appendix 3, regardless of the type of
Additionally the following classes may be offered
under MSA Regulation U1.2 in certain circumstances for
special events and not counting towards the club
championship: - Bambino, Super Cadet , 450cc 4-stroke
gearbox (KTE2014 - 229 ), X30 Junior & Senior (KTE
2014-230), Formula KGP Junior & Senior
(KTE-2014- 224 & 228), Formula Rotax DD2 (KTE 2014
–223), Junior Gearbox (KTE 2014 –222). Kart Tyro may
be offered for World Formula and/or Formula TKM fitted
with the junior class restrictor and Junior Tyro F95
as per KTE-2014-212 issued to Protrain
Racing. All KTEs subject to MSA approval and
www.msauk.org (Kart Tech Docs section)
All karts must be fitted with a TAG-Heuer
transponder provided by the entrant. This must be
fitted in accordance with MSA Kart Race Yearbook
Appendix 4 Section F. It is the responsibility of the
driver to ensure that the transponder is working
correctly, the signal is not obscured by chassis parts
or bodywork and the battery is sufficiently charged.
Two engines and one chassis may be scrutineered in all
classes. Prior to the first race of the meeting
commencing a driver may substitute an engine and or
chassis after obtaining the permission of the
scrutineer. During the meeting should a chassis be
damaged beyond repair on the recommendation of the
scrutineer and at the discretion of the Clerk of
Course a second chassis will be permitted.
SCRUTINEERING DOCUMENT: All competitors will be given
a scrutineering document for which they have sole
responsibility to complete correctly as per MSA
U16.5.1-U16.5.2 and Kart Race Yearbook Appendix 4B
including seal numbers if used and hand to the
Scrutineer at pre-race scrutineering. (The Chief
Scrutineer hereby has limited discretion to correct
obvious typographical errors on the card at
Clubman/Nat B events)
Only one set of dry tyres and one set of new wet tyres
will be allowed for racing (not including official
practice) except where a tyre is damaged beyond use as
determined by the Chief Scrutineer one extra front and
one extra rear may be allowed. It is the competitor’s
responsibility to make sure the Scrutineer inspects a
faulty tyre before the kart leaves the track
exit/weighing in area. Bar code numbers may be used
Additional incident officials may be allowed on the
circuit for junior races at the discretion of the
Clerk of Course, provided that they have signed on,
have attended a briefing session, and are wearing a
SKRC supplied coloured tabard. Preference will be
given to those who have attended a training session.
They must obey directions from the Clerk of the
Course/Chief Marshal and stand only in a designated
incident marshal refuge where directed until
required. Only 4 battery starters will be allowed on
the circuit during the Junior races, to go where the
Clerk of the Course/Chief Marshal directs.
At the direction of the Chief Scrutineer, standard
parts (e.g. ignition) or tyres (similar or better
tread depth) may be supplied by the organisers and
must if requested be exchanged. These parts/tyres
must be returned in good working order at the end of
the meeting, unless the entrant’s part/tyres have been
impounded for testing.
The club reserves the right to require all competitors
in any class to carry sponsors’ decals. The
requirement will be made in final instructions.
countersigning as parents/guardians/guarantors of
minors they agree that they have no objection to still
or moving images being taken of the driver / volunteer
official undertaking their sporting activities. The
Club Child Protection Officer (CCPO) is Mr. T.
On responding to a black flag, a driver may be
permitted to carry out a slow drive-through on the
pits repair lane. The driver must then report to the
Clerk of the Course after the race.
At no time may a kart be lifted over a track perimeter
On board video cameras are not permitted except with
the specific written permission of both Chief
Scrutineer and Chief Clerk of the Course.
Only the driver and one mechanic is permitted on the
dummy grid, unless with specific permission of an
official of the meeting.
Prizes will be awarded as goods or trophies for each
five entries per class or less at the discretion of
the Secretary of the Meeting. In the event of any
provisional result being revised after provisional
presentations and such revisions affect the
distribution of awards the competitors concerned must
return such awards to the SKRC in good condition
within 7 days.
Entries open on publication of the SKRC calendar.
Entries close on the Saturday ONE WEEK PRIOR to the
meeting. Entries should be sent to Mrs. S. Game, 16
Graham Rd, Bicester Oxon OX26 2HP. The entry fee* is
£50 Members, TKM Clubman £65 which includes Saturday
pm practice, £85 non members (January, February, March
meetings advance payment is £135 members not
applicable to TKM Clubman), SuperPrix £75 members
(including TKM Clubman), £90 non-members. Entries
will be selected by date of receipt, but entries may
be refused if the class desired is full (see 7a).
Late entries may be accepted at an additional cost of
£10 subject to availability. An entry fee will be
returned on receipt of a written request before the
closing date. (*plus any credit card surcharge of
2%). Entries and any final instructions will be
notified by email.
Should a meeting be cancelled after signing on but
before practice has started, the entry fee for this
meeting will carried forward to the next meeting.
However should a driver wish to have a refund then an
administration fee of £10 will be deducted from this
refund. Pre-paid discounted Jan/Feb/Mar (Winter 100
Series) entry fee is non-refundable and
Should a driver cancel his/her entry after the closing
date an administration fee of £10 will be deducted.
The stewards of the meeting will be Steve Weatherhead,
Adrian Game, Keith Bisp, Boyd Barrington, Tony Bury.
The Clerks of Course will be from Steve Chapman,
Peter Cox, Kevin Edwards, Steve Arthur, Alan Bryant,
Ian Moore, Martin Bean, Ian Higgins, Harry Heath, Phil
Cox as shown in the programme or bulletin.
The Competition Secretary will be Sonja Game & the
Eligibility Scrutineer will be Paul Klaassen.
Provisional results will be displayed on the notice
board in race control as soon as possible after the
completion of a race. Rule C5.2.1 – C5.2.3 inclusive
Scrutineering will take place after heats and finals
and all results are deemed provisional until all karts
are released by the Scrutineers and/or after
completion of any Judicial or Technical procedures,
including the testing of fuel, which may take several
days. After 30 days the results will become final
provided there are no appeals or tribunals outstanding
that may affect those results. Any changes to the
original provisional results will be published.
Protests and appeals must be made in accordance with
MSA Year Book Section C and with the appropriate fee.
entrant who protests the eligibility of an engine will
be required to deposit the cost of the engine strip
and inspection which will be forfeit if the engine is
The scrutineers will be making fuel, fluid and tyre
tests as per Blue Book D.34 and the proposed D.38.
Any DRIVER suspected of having illegal fuel or tyres
after these tests will be obliged to pay a minimum fee
of £500 deposit for an MSA approved fuel/tyre test and
the race results will be declared provisional.
Following an approved MSA test where the fuel/tyre is
found to be illegal the DRIVER will be excluded from
the results and his/her conduct reported to the MSA
for consideration by a disciplinary Tribunal. Tyre
tests may be carried out by a
volatile organic compound (VOC) detector used to
detect the application of illegal chemical substances
applied to tyres, in contravention of MSA regulation
U16.9.6-U16.9.7 as per Kart Race Yearbook App 4
All competitors and their team members are forbidden
from entering the following areas - Shenington Village
(except when using the facilities within the village),
lap scoring, the farm equipment area, the noise test
area (other than the driver & mechanic), parc ferme
(other than the driver and two mechanics when
specified in the Regulations of the Meeting), the
track itself and its surrounds (unless given
permission by the Clerk of Course) and the
non-spectator areas of the banks at any time.
Generators must be switched off between the hours of
2300 and 0700. The riding of bikes, scooters, gopeds
etc by competitors or any team members in the pits is
strictly forbidden and on the patio at any time, as is
the driving of motor vehicles for which the driver is
not authorised under RTA legislation. Access to the
circuit without permission is prohibited, access for
dogs, bikes etc is prohibited at all times. The use
of stakes driven into the hard standing in the paddock
is forbidden. Stepladders or temporary structures for
viewing adjacent to the track perimeter are forbidden.
Tyres must not be left at the circuit under any
circumstances. The penalty for all of the above is up
to and including exclusion from the meeting. Dogs are
permitted but must be kept inside a vehicle or on a
lead at all times and are not permitted on the track
at any time.
*Dates and Permit number will change by race - see
notice board in reception and programme.
Driver details will be held on a Database and will be
subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act