MotorSport Manual 36
Summary of Manual Amendments
|Amendment Number||Date Published||Manual Reference||Amendment|
|36055||24 March 2023||Sch P||Addition of penalties in-line with Schedule R amendment 36054 issued 24/03/2023.|
|36054||24 March 2023||Sch R||To streamline flow within Schedule R, Part One to align with the organisation and operation of the event.
To align with current practice and to provide an alternative time card method.
|36053||21 December 2022||Sch Z||To clarify where a practice start is permitted
To provide clarity on the accountability of the overtaking driver
To clarify the End of Safety Car Deployment procedure
Removal of Meeting Ride protocols from Sch Z and replace with specific policy
|36052||25 October 2022||Sch L||
Addition of Junior R Grade competition Licence
|36051||25 October 2022||Sch B||
Addition of pricing structure for new C Grade and R Grade licence applications.
Addition of Dual Rallysprints and review of Rally Testing Day Organising Permit fee.
Addition of Participation Levy for Rally Testing Days.
To allow for an increased additional Protest deposit when considered appropriate.
|36050||25 October 2022||Sch RS||
To incorporate Dual Rallysprints within Schedule RS, and to add the requirement of Supplementary Regulations to be published for all Rallysprint events.
|36049||22 August 2022||Sch P||
Periodic review of Penalties applicable to Race Events. A 4Z.5, A 4Z.6 and A 4Z.7 have been amended to provide for an increase of penalty as the breach becomes more severe. Additional penalties added as have not been provided for previously.
|36048||15 July 2022||Sch A Part 1||
Increase of minimum safety requirements in Rallies, Rallysprints and Clubmans Races, with a lead-in period.
|36047||11 July 2022||Sch K||
Align Article 6.6(1) with Sch AA.
|36046||13 June 2022||Sch CK||
Addition of new tyre to Schedule CK.
|36045||19 April 2022||NSC Part X||
COMPLETE RE-ISSUE: MotorSport New Zealand recommends familiarising yourself with NSC Part X as the schedule has been re-written.
|36044||19 April 2022||NSC Part VII||
To provide for the rectification process to be available only for Judge of Fact decisions.
|36043||6 December 2021||Sch A Part 2||
Clarify best practice engineering requirements for Diagonal Bars.
|36042||6 December 2021||Sch A Part 1||
To specify minimum accepted wall thickness for seat mount structures.
|36041||6 December 2021||Sch A Part 1||
Clearer recommendations for head clearance in vehicles with safety cages.
Clarify non-pressure fluid line requirements.
Amendment vehicle & class identification requirements.
|36040||5 November 2021||Sch T&C||
To give clarity and reinstate the rear seat as being a critical item.
To give clarity in the wording and give a more common example of a Bias Treaded tyre
|36039||5 November 2021||Sch B||Alignment of terminology as per Manual Amendment 36038|
|36038||5 November 2021||Sch L||
MotorSport New Zealand recommends familiarising yourself with Appendix One, Schedule L, as there are many changes. All new text changes are highlighted.
|36037||5 November 2021||Sch P||
Periodic update of Schedule P penalties for Truck racing.
|36036||1 October 2021||Sch L||To clarify the medical aptitude requirements for Junior licences.
To update the requirements for obtaining a Junior Competition Licence and the vehicle eligibility criteria.
|36035||1 September 2021||App. 6||To further clarify the vehicles which will be covered in class V.|
|36034||23 August 2021||Sch Z||To clarify when a driver will be judged to have left the circuit due to ambiguous wording|
|36033||2 August 2021||Sch R||
Clarification on rally processes added to Schedule R.
|36032||1 July 2021||Sch A||
To align motorsport requirements with updated LVVTA procedures for MOPS Removal.
|36031||1 July 2021||Sch B||
Review of mileage rates.
|36030||10 June 2021||App. 6||
To capture 2.0 Litre Supertourer cars from regions other than the British Series and to extend the date to the last known period where this formula ran.
Create a Period Group to capture existing TRS cars that are in private ownership now.
|36029||1 March 2021||Sch B||
Medical Review charge added to cover additional time charged to MotorSport New Zealand by the MotorSport New Zealand Medical Assessor if Medical Review is required.
|36028||1 March 2021||Sch H||
To clarify and expand on acceptable forms of immediate communication.
|36027||1 March 2021||Sch A Part 1||
To update supply details for E85 ethanol-blended fuel and update fuel regulations as part of periodic review.
To clarify best practice installation of the straps.
To expand the recommendation of Window Nets to all disciplines.
Updated authority card exemptions as negotiated with LVVTA.
To prevent the use of counterfeit products.
To clarify the repair requirements for composite-based chassis which are becoming more commonly available.
|36026||1 March 2021||Sch A Part 1||
Helmet standard table created to simplify what is acceptable for the various disciplines.
Snell Standard SA 2000 removed due to date last produced now exceeding 10 years. This standard of helmet will no longer be accepted after 31 May 2021.
|36025||12 February 2021||Sch R||
To clarify which form shall be used in the case of a faulty Safety Tracking System.
To accommodate for the addition of a comprehensive RallySafe reporting form in the roadbook.
|36024||17 November 2020||App. 6||
MotorSport New Zealand recommends familiarising yourselves with Appendix Six, with all new text changes highlighted.
|36023||17 November 2020||Sch T||To provide clarification on when the six(6) kilometre limit applies.
To correct an omission in Article 10.3.
|36022||13 November 2020||NSC 15||Review of National Sporting Code (Article 15) and the application of the Public Liability Insurance for an event and clarification on the application of the excess payment (current excess value is $3,500).|
|36021||19 October 2020||Sch B||To financially assist those Member Clubs who take out more than one Organising Permit in accordance with Note 17 above.|
|36020||1 October 2020||Sch O||To ensure an appropriate level of consistency and competency in scrutineering at ClubSport Advanced events.|
|36019||1 October 2020||Sch C||To ensure an appropriate level of consistency and competency in scrutineering at ClubSport Advanced events.
To remove the requirement for a full audit when passengers are carried and replace it with checking just the safety equipment that will be used by a passenger.
|36018||5 August 2020||Sch B||Update fees and charges|
|36017||5 August 2020||Sch L||Clarify the use of Temporary M Grade licences at ClubSport Advanced events.
Introduce a licence grade to cover Land Speed Records.
|36016||29 April 2020||Sch C||Remove incorrect reference|
|36015||29 April 2020||Sch B||Update fees and charges|
|36014||9 January 2020||Sch B||Update fees and charges|
|36013||9 January 2020||Sch A Part 1 & 2||Amend safety requirements|
|36012||1 August 2019||Sch A Article 7.1||Adds mounting requirements for RallySafe and additional driver escape equipment.|
|36011||18 July 2019||Sch H P2 Art 6.4||Amend Medical Intervention Vehicle manning levels|
|36010||16 July 2019||Sch Z Art 1
Sch Z Art 1
Sch Z Art 2.1(3)
Sch Z Art 8.5
Sch Z Art 10.6
Sch Z Art 13.2
Sch Z Art 14.3
|Add Parc Ferme definition
Amends Practice definition
Amends Clubmans Race requirements
Amends start delayed procedure
removes ability for immediate exclusion
Amend red flag requirements
Clarification of driver actions at end of safety car deployment
|36009||11 July 2019||Sch H P4 Art 1.3
Sch H P4 Art 2.3
|Amend GPS requirements
|36008||11 July 2019||Sch C Art 2.1
Sch C Art 2.2
Sch C Art 5.3
Sch C P2 Art 2.1
Sch C P3 Art 2
|Deletion of Art 5.3 and references
Amends grid separation
Deletion of Art 5.3
Deletion of Art 5.3 and references
Deletion of Art 5.3 and references
|36007||11 July 2019||Schedule P Article 5||Amends Table of Penalties for Race events|
|36006||18 June 2019||Schedule L – Article 4.5||To update the criteria needed for the upgrading from National to an International competition license.|
|36005||18 June 2019||Sch A Article 4
Sch A Article 4.6(2)
Sch A Article 5.2
Sch A Article 6.3
|To clarify the acceptable usable standard for safety critical items.
To clarify the location of transponders for Scrutineers when they are required by the Supplementary Regulations.
To make the regulation more practicable.
To provide great accessibility to become an Accredited series in light of vehicle safety improvements since the creation of the rule.
|36004||14 May 2019||NSC 2(1)||Adds the definition of Accredited Series.
Amends the definition of Sanctioned Series.
|36003||10 April 2019||Sch A Article 4.2
Sch A Article 4.3
Sch A Article 5.2
Sch A Article 5.4
Sch A Article 5.5
Sch A Article 5.6
Sch A Article 5.13
|Amends FHR regulations.
Aligning underwear requirements with ClubSport Basic events.
Clarifies exhaust requirements.
Introduction of identification for vehicles using high energy electrical systems.
Introduction of identification method for vehicles using Li-Ion batteries.
Amends the requirement for Sports Racing Car brake lights.
Removes minimum height requirement for aerodynamic devices on Sports Racing Cars.
|36002||4 December 2018||Sch B Article 3
|Adds NZRC Cat 5 participation levy
Amendments to Schedule T (effective from 1 Jan 19).
|36001||19 September 2018||Sch A Article 3.4(7)||Amends the requirements of entries to vehicle logbooks.|