FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND MOTORSPORTS CLUB – BITUMEN KHANACROSS OVERVIEW
Our bitumen (sealed) khanacross events are an introductory (level 2 non-speed motorsport) event sanctioned by Motorsports Australia. It concentrates on skill, vehicle agility and acceleration. Consisting of single vehicle timed laps around a prescribed course, the winner is determined as having the lowest total elapsed times of the prescribed tests, inclusive of any penalties awarded.
This event is NOT a burnout, drift, or race event.
COMPETING VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS
Competing vehicles are to be of a highly presented and mechanically sound nature.
All vehicles will be subject to scrutineering before being allowed on the track. Particular attention will be paid to brakes, steering, suspension, vision and occupant safety (seats/belts).
Both registered and unregistered vehicles are free to compete. Vehicles registered in QLD will be required to attain a CTP extension from their insurer.
This event will require all vehicles to have a (minimum) 900g fire extinguisher fitted (bolted) into the cockpit area in easy reach of the driver. Ensure the unit is no more than 3 years old from the manufacturing date stamped on the unit.
Positive battery terminal needs to be adequately covered. Radiator overflow bottles must be fitted and secure. Exhaust noise should be at an acceptable level (>95db).
For any further vehicle eligibility enquiries.
All competitors must be a member of a Motorsports Australia affiliated motorsports club. i.e FNQ Motorsports Club, and hold a Motorsports Australia competition licence. (minimum level 2 non speed).
Costs – Event entry/nominations $80. FNQMSC yearly membership $40. Motorsports Australia L2NS licence $95 p/a.
Motorsports Australia Licence, membership and event entry forms will be live on Facebook and fnqmotorsports.com shortly for download and pre-filling before or to bring to the event.
A safety helmet (minimum requirements AS1691/Snell SA2000) must be worn by each competitor and be in satisfactory condition.
Enclosed shoes and flame resistant clothing must be worn. Long sleeves/pants are not essential.
No passengers in vehicles will be allowed for this event.
For any further competitor eligibility enquiries,
Motorsports Australia REGULATIONS
(a) All vehicles must comply with Schedule A of the NCR (refer “General Requirements for Cars and Drivers” in the CAMS Manual). All vehicles defined as a special by Group 4H must comply with Motorkhana Cars – Group 4H vehicle requirements (refer “Auto Test” in the Motorsports Australia Manual of Motor Sport).
(b) All competing vehicles shall be scrutineered for safety and eligibility before the start of the event, including any convoy run. Particular attention will be paid to brakes, steering and tyres.
(c) The Clerk of the Course shall rule on the acceptability of any vehicle to compete in the event and on the class in which it shall compete. Acceptable standards of presentation and condition must be met.
(d) A driver whose vehicle has broken down may use a replacement vehicle, provided the consent of the Clerk of the Course has first been obtained. The replacement vehicle must be scrutineered, should preferably be in the same class as the original vehicle, and must be used for the remainder of the competition.
(e) A fire extinguisher of at least 900g capacity, complying with Schedule H of the NCR (refer “General Requirements for Cars and Drivers”) must be fitted.
(a) Drivers must hold a current Motorsports Australia Non-Speed Licence (formerly Level 2NS/2NSJ or higher licence). No driver shall be under the age of 14 years.
(b) Drivers 14 years of age must be accompanied by an experienced instructor, as approved by the Clerk of the Course. It is recommended that 14 year-old drivers participate in a Junior Development Program or Motosports Australia Ignition Program before competing in Khanacross events.
(c) No driver shall enter a Khanacross in more than one car.
(d) For open vehicles and specials, neck to wrist to ankle clothing must be worn.
(e) All drivers must wear suitable and appropriate footwear whilst competing. NCR 141(vii).
(f) All drivers shall wear a safety helmet complying with a standard listed in Schedule D of the NCR (refer “General Requirements for Cars and Drivers”).
(g) Goggles or a helmet with visor (to AS 1609-1981) must be worn in all open cars and in closed cars which have the windscreen removed.
(h) At least a three-point seat belt, properly adjusted, must be worn while competing.
(i) Any driver or official who consumes or is visibly affected by alcohol or drugs during an event (NCR 145A), shall be excluded from the event and dealt with in accordance with the NCR.
Secured battery, Horn, Full panel car and bumpers, No Crack in Windscreen, Covered Shoes, Cotton Clothing, Helmet with no Rust, Neck Brace (optional). Also follow Motorsports Australia Regulations.