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Important Notice For All Drivers

1. DRIVING STANDARDS

Following complaints from drivers concerning contact and general driving standards BARC SEC Committee has decided that it was necessary to issue this notice, which we strongly advise all drivers to read.
The Centre is fully aware that drivers need to show more respect to each other whilst on the race track and some drivers have been written to in regard to this matter. Therefore all drivers should be aware that their behaviour from now on will be closely monitored and that any driver breaching MSA driving standards’ regulations could well be asked to Race Control to explain their behaviour to the Clerk of the Course. As a result a driver may well find themselves excluded from the meeting and, may result in their exclusion from the championship they are participating in.

2. RACE ENTRIES

Drivers are reminded that once they have been notified of acceptance of their entry it becomes a contract between the competitor and the organiser. In other words the competitor has agreed to take part in the competition and the organiser has agreed to comply with the conditions of entry, unless prevented by Force Majeure. Therefore if a driver subsequently withdraws from the competition they entered and enters an alternative competition on the same day, it would be considered a breach of contract, and a breach of MSA regulations H32.2.1 and H32.2.2.

3. SOCIAL MEDIA

Drivers and their supporters are reminded about the use of social media. Regulation 4.2 of our championship regulations clearly states the position and anyone found in breach of 4.2 will be dealt with accordingly. A negative or derisory comment on social media can been seen instantly by a large number of people. This may include one or more of our sponsors , hence the need for restraint. There can be, and have been, serious consequences caused by the misuse of social media. Therefore if a driver considers that they have a genuine issue that needs resolution they should use the appropriate channel either the Championship Co-ordinator, Centre Chairman or Centre Committee member.

Updated Points Standings

Added: 2nd September 2015

Updated Motorsport News Saloons Championship, Cannons TinTops Championship and Sydney Allard Trophy standings after Brands Hatch 29th-30th August race weekend available in STANDINGS section.

Brands Hatch onboard cameras - Urgent

Added: 2nd September 2015

Onboards – With regard to onboard camera footage, if any driver in the Cannons Tin Tops or Motorsport News saloons has any please can they send it to Motors TV who were filming all our races on Sunday at Brands Hatch. They require this at the very latest by 8pm Sunday 6th September and they can either send them to Barry Welch by post, upload them to him or send a link across to him if they have already put them online somewhere.

Website: www.DigitexTelevision.co.uk
Twitter: @DigitexTV

Brands Hatch Race Results

Added: 31st August 2015

All BARC SEC race results from last race meeting at Brands Hatch are available to download from RESULTS section.

Intermarque Photo Gallery

Added: 27th August 2015

Avon Intermarque Championship photo gallery from Silverstone added. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Sevenesque with Allcomers Brands Hatch Entry List

Added: 26th August 2015

Sevenesque Sports Car Series with Invitation Allcomers Entry List for Brands Hatch 29th August race meeting are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

TinTops and MN Saloons Drivers Briefing at Brands Hatch (New Time)

Added: 25th August 2015

A drivers briefing for all Tin Top and MN saloon drivers has been added to the August 29/30 meeting. This will be at 09.15 sharp in the briefing room on Sunday 30th. The briefing room is situated behind the pit lane in garage No.1.

Brands Hatch Entry Lists

Added: 24th August 2015

Motorsport News Saloons nad Cannons TinTops Entry Lists for Brands Hatch 29th-30th August race meeting are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

Allcomers Race - 29th August at Brands Hatch (Update)

Added: 23rd August 2015

Any driver booked in and accepted for the Cannons Tin Tops, Motorsport News saloons, Mazda MX5s or the BMWs is eligible to enter the allcomers classes with the Sevenesque races on Saturday August 29th at Brands Hatch. The cost is only £75. There will be two classes, one for slick and one for treaded tyres. Contact Howard Smith or Kelly Dann. Only cars listed in the above categories are eligible.

Any driver NOT already booked in to one of the other races is allowed to enter for the normal fee of £280.

Stratton Mackay

Stratton Mackay

Added: 21st August 2015

Some of you may remember Stratton Mackay, who used to race with us in the DMN saloons (as it was known then). Unfortunately Stratton had a very bad accident at Birmingham wheels raceway on Saturday night in a contact formula. He has been in hospital since then, with very serious back injuries. Everyone at BARC south east wishes him a speedy recovery.

Updated Sydney Allard Trophy Standings

Added: 19th August 2015

Updated Sydney Allard Trophy standings after Silverstone races available in STANDINGS section.

Silverstone Race Report

Added: 18th August 2015

Silverstone Intermarque race report by Rod Birley added to RACE REPORTS section.

Updated Intermarque Championship Standings

Added: 18th August 2015

Updated Avon Intermarque Championship standings after Silverstone races available in STANDINGS section.

Silverstone Race Results

Added: 18th August 2015

Intermarque race results from Silverstone are available to download from RESULTS section.

Silverstone Documents

Added: 13th August 2015

Silverstone 15th-16th August Final Instructions, Final Time Table and Intermarque Entry List are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

Brands Hatch Time Table

Added: 11th August 2015

Brands Hatch 29th-30th August Time Table is available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

Silverstone Garage Plan

Added: 11th August 2015

Silverstone 15th-16th August Garage Plan is available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

The FF1600 are only at the event on Saturday and the Intermarques are there on Sunday only. The attached plan shows garages 1A to 4C have been allocated to us, but please allow the FF1600s to pack up and leave without hassling them. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, but hopefully you agree that this will make things much easier for everyone.

New Photo Galleries

Added: 4th August 2015

All three photo galleries from Brands Hatch added: Cannons TinTops Championship, Sevenesque Sports Car Series with Invitation Allcomers and Motorsport News Saloons Championship. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Silverstone Time Table

Added: 2nd August 2015

Silverstone 15th-16th August Time Table is available to download from DOWNLOADS section. Intermarque drivers please note - your qualifying and both races will be on Sunday, 16th August.

Brands Hatch Race Report

Added: 28th July 2015

Summary of the Brands Hatch July race weekend by Adam Grant added. To read go to RACE REPORTS section.

Updated Championship Standings

Added: 28th July 2015

Updated Motorsport News Saloons Championship, Cannons TinTops Championship and Sydney Allard Trophy standings after Brands Hatch race meeting available in STANDINGS section.

Brands Hatch Race Results

Added: 27th July 2015

All race results from Brands Hatch are available to download from RESULTS section.

M25 Junction 3 Night Closures

Added: 23rd July 2015

For the attention of competitors racing at Brands Hatch this weekend. Junction 3 of the M25 will have all the slip roads closed from 10PM to 5AM this Friday and Saturday night. This means that anyone trying to get off the M25 at this junction won’t be able to do so between the times listed.

Brands Hatch Sevenesque Entry List

Added: 23rd July 2015

Brands Hatch 25th July Sevenesque Sports Car Series entry list are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

M25 Junction 3 Night Closures

Added: 23rd July 2015

For the attention of competitors racing at Brands Hatch this weekend. Junction 3 of the M25 will have all the slip roads closed from 10PM to 5AM this Friday and Saturday night. This means that anyone trying to get off the M25 at this junction won’t be able to do so between the times listed.

Saturday Sevenesque Races Open To Allcomers

Added: 22nd July 2015

The Sevenesque races this Saturday at Brands Hatch have been opened up to include an allcomers class. Any one already booked in to the meeting can contact BARC HQ if you want a couple of extra races.

Brands Hatch Entry Lists

Added: 18th July 2015

Brands Hatch 25th-26th July Motorsport News Saloons Championship and Cannons TinTops Championship entry lists are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

New Photo Galleries

Added: 17th July 2015

Three photo galleries added: Prize Giving from Lydden Hill, Intermarque from Donington and Sevenesque from Donington. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Brands Hatch Documents

Added: 16th July 2015

Time Table and Final Instructions with Paddock Plan for Brands Hatch 25th-26th July meeting is available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

Another Motors TV Live Broadcast Repeat

Added: 15th July 2015

The next repeat of the Motors TV live broadcast from Donington will be at 3.30AM on Sunday 19th July.

Donington Sevenesque Race Report

Added: 15th July 2015

Sevenesque report from Donington by W. Howard Smith added. To read go to RACE REPORTS section.

Intermarque Championship Standings

Added: 15th July 2015

Updated Avon Intermarque Championship standings after Donington race meeting available in STANDINGS section.

Donington Intermarque Race Report

Added: 15th July 2015

Intermarque report from Donington by Rod Birley added. To read go to RACE REPORTS section.

Donington Race Results

Added: 13th July 2015

Intermarque and Sevenesque race results from Donington are available to download from RESULTS section.

Motors TV Live Broadcast Repeat

Added: 13th July 2015

Motors TV live broadcast from Donington will be repeated on Tuesday, July 14th at 3.45PM

Cannons TinTops Photo Gallery

Added: 7th July 2015

Cannons TinTops Championship photo gallery from Lydden Hill added to website. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Motorsport News Saloons Photo Gallery

Added: 6th July 2015

Motorsport News Saloons Championship photo gallery from Lydden Hill added to website. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Intermarques at Donington Park Saturday 11th July 2015.

Added: 6th July 2015

There will be a mandatory drivers’ briefing at midday at Matt Simpson’s transporter. The briefing will be followed by a general mid-season discussion about how the Championship is proceeding and, to discuss possible plans for the future of the Championship. As drivers are fully aware there will be NO regulation changes this year and the purpose of the meeting is to ascertain the thoughts and ideas of drivers at this stage. The meeting last is scheduled to last 30 minutes MAXIMUM.

So as not to preclude any registered Intermarque drivers, not competing at Donington Park, these drivers should convey, before next Saturday, to either Richard Smith as Intermarque driver’s representative, or to myself as Championship Co-ordinator, any thoughts or ideas they may have concerning the Championship.

Howard Smith
Intermarque Championship
Co-ordinator

The use of Frontal Head Restraints

Added: 6th July 2015

There is bound to be talk about the use of Frontal Head Restraints at the moment. HANS is a brand name applicable to a particular design of FHR, and is the one most will be familiar with. Some harnesses are marked as “HANS use only”. As previously advised, such harness can be used with any FIA-homologated FHR device. Although there are harnesses marked this way, it is not mandatory to use a “HANS use only” harness when using an FHR. A normal FIA-homologated harness fitted with 3 inch shoulder straps can be used, and many competitors do so. A “HANS use only” harness, though, can only be used in conjunction with an FHR.

MSA regulations require that where it is mandated, the FHR is FIA-homologated. The HANS device comes in 3 different widths each with 5 different angles, so there are 15 varieties and what may be correct for one driver in one car may not be correct for the same driver in another car. There is also an adjustable HANS device. In addition to checking the unit for cracks, webbing for signs of fraying etc., check that the adjuster mechanism is sound. The Simpson Hybrid device is sized by the chest measurement, and the angle of driver seat recline does not affect the operation of the device.

Shoulder straps should make an angle of 10° to and below the horizontal. The mounting points equally disposed about the users centreline, and such that the straps are positioned to firmly engage with the FHR. The minimum is a four-point harness and – as with any harness – the straps must be pulled tight.

Helmets are to be equipped by the helmet manufacturer – or their agent – with FIA-homologated fixation points. Some helmets are specifically identified to be suitable for use with an FHR. Tethers are to be adjusted in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

Donington Park Entry Lists

Added: 4th July 2015

Donington Park 11th-12th July Intermarque and Sevenesque entry lists are available to download from DOWNLOADS section.

Avon Intermarque Photo Gallery

Added: 1st July 2015

Avon Intermarque Championship photo gallery from Lydden Hill added to website. To view go to PHOTOS section or click on thumbnail on right column.

Donington Park Final Instructions

Added: 1st July 2015

Final Instructions for Donington Park 11th-12th July meeting is available to download from DOWNLOADS section. Intermarque drivers please note - both your races will be broadcasted live on Motors TV.

Next Race:

12/13 September

Brands Hatch GP (MN Saloons and TinTops)

27 September

Brands Hatch (Intermarque)

7/8 November

Brands Hatch (MN Saloons, TinTops and Intermarque)

Latest Galleries:

Latest gallery Avon Intermarque Championship
16th August 2015, Silverstone

Latest gallery MN Saloons Championship
26th July 2015, Brands Hatch

Last Race Results

MN Saloons:

1. Rod Birley
2. Malcolm Wise
3. Tom Knight
See full results

Cannons TinTops:

1. Barnaby Davies
2. Tom Bridger
3. Chris Bassett
See full results

Quaife Intermarque:

1. Matt Simpson
2. Lewis Smith
3. Malcolm Blackman
See full results

Sevenesque with Allcomers:

1. Rob Singleton
2. Rod Briley
3. Colin Watson
See full results

2015 Championship Leaders:

MN Saloons:

Rod Birley
See full standings

Cannons TinTops:

Cliff Pellin
See full standings

Quaife Intermarque:

Malcolm Blackman
See full standings