Hill Climb Championship
Championship Registration No: CH2023/S087 (E)
* Note these regulations are a guide only and competitor's should refer to the ASWMC Yearbook for confirmation. We will endeavour to make the website as accurate as possible, but unfortunately typos do occur and after all we are only human!
3. TECHNICAL REGULATIONS:
3.1 Eligible vehicles are vehicles that fit into any of the classes in 3.2 and have been passed as suitable by the eligibility scrutineer.
3.2 Classes are as follows:
A0. Junior Driver Class competing in Standard Cars up to 1400cc.
A1. Road Cars Series Production up to 1400cc.
A2. Road Cars Series Production over 1400cc and up to 1800cc.
A3. Road Cars Series Production over 1800cc and up to 2600cc.
A4. Road Cars Series Production over 2600cc.
B1. Road Cars Specialist Production. Car engines up to 1400cc.
B2. Road Cars Specialist Production. Car engines over 1400cc up to 1800cc.
B3. Road Cars Specialist Production. Car engines over 1800cc and all Motor Cycle Engines.
C1. Modified Cars Series Production up to 1400cc.
C2. Modified Cars Series Production over 1400cc up to 1800cc.
C3. Modified Cars Series Production over 1800cc.
C4. Modified Cars Specialist Production Car engines & Motor cycle engines.
D1. Sports Libre Cars up to 1800cc.
D2. Sports Libre Cars over 1800cc.
D3. Rally Cars.
E1. Racing cars up to 1100cc.
E2. Racing cars over 1100cc and up to 1600cc.
E3. Racing cars over 1600cc and up to 2000cc.
E4. Racing cars over 2000cc.
3.3 Safety Requirements
All cars must comply with S.10.2.1-10.2.8.
Junior Class Drivers and cars must comply with S7.1.9- 126.96.36.199
Road Cars Series Production are defined as cars complying with S.12.1.1-12.8.1.
Road Cars Specialist Production are defined as cars complying with S.12.1.2 -12.7.7.
Modified Cars Series Production are defined as cars complying with S.13.3,13.9. Must have been available to the general public and originally designed for use on the public highway in road legal form. It must have been manufactured in the required production numbers 1000 per year.
Modified Cars Specialist Production are defined as cars complying with S.13.2,13.3-13.5,13.6.2,13.3-13.9. Must have been available to the general public and originally designed for use on the public highway in road legal form. It must have been manufactured in the required production numbers 20 per year.
Sports Libre Cars must comply with S.14 and Racing cars with S.15.
Rally Cars must comply with R.46-49 and S.14. Included in the latter Category would be Group B cars, any cars without the original engine block of the model entered, and car with a transmission layout not as originally specified for that model, or a Specialist Rally Car without an engine complying with S.13.6.2. They need not be taxed.
The onus of responsibility for the eligibility of vehicles competing in the championship rests with the Entrant/Competitor. In the event of a dispute concerning the compliance of a vehicle to the regulations, the onus will be on the competitor to satisfy the organisers, NOT the organisers to prove compliance.
Event Organisers are urged to use the above class structure.
Tyre wrapping with single use plastic is not allowed during the events.
When registering contenders MUST nominate on the Registration Form the class within which they intend to contest the championship and in which their championship points are to be awarded, on the Championship Registration Form. Contenders wishing to change class MUST notify the Championship Coordinator in writing, by e-mail or post. Letters must be postmarked no later than the day prior to the event in which the change is to be operative. The onus is on the championship contender to prove that an e-mail was sent, and received, within the allowed time scale. Failure to comply with the above may result in loss of championship points.
Clubs may vary, amalgamate or subdivide classes at events as they feel necessary, but must provide the Championship Coordinator with Entry Lists and Results showing the cars competitors actually drove so as to allocate points correctly.
Timing for all Championship Events will be carried out in accordance with MSUK Regulation S3.2.1(a), which states as follows:-
“When start timing is activated by a light beam, the vehicle must be stationary with the part which operates the timing apparatus 10 cm behind the starting line.”
Any Championship Venue that does not comply with this Regulation will not qualify as a Championship Venue.