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Results for the 24th April 2021 Aintree Sprint

April 24th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Events, News, Results & Reports

We’re back!! It was fantastic to be back at Aintree after a 19-month break due to Covid-19, and although the event was closed to spectators, the 103 drivers and their teams enjoyed a great day’s motorsport, with two practice runs, and 5 qualifying runs on a beautiful sunny day.

The results for the Aintree Sprint held on 24th April can now be downloaded by clicking on the link below:-

Full Results April 24th, 2021.
Practice times (some data lost/incorrect)
Timekeeper’s data log (for info only, not be taken as definitive results)

A fully customisable version of the full times is also available at Resultsman.co.uk  where you can select the times for just one car or a group of cars.

Unfortunately, because the “Continental method” of lining up the cars was used for reasons of Covid-safety, none of today’s times will stand as new class records, but well done everyone for a great day’s motorsport.

We include a time for the first 64ft off the line as a time of 2 secs to the 64 feet mark equates to an acceleration of 1G.

Professional photographers Anthony Mitchell and Phil James were both out on the course for most of the day:
www.amm-photography.co.uk
www.pro-rally.co.uk

Posted 25/04/2021 23:14

Aintree & Barbon events are filling up fast. Aintree 24th Apr nearly full !

April 7th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Barbon, Events, Hillclimb, News, regs, sprint

We’ve already received well over 300 entries for our 2021 Aintree Sprints and Barbon Hillclimbs!

We are having to restrict numbers to comply with Social Distancing requirements, so if you wish to take part, don’t delay – book today!

The 24th April Aintree sprint is almost full, only half a dozen places left. Once full, additional entries will be added to a reserve list.

You can enter our events on-line with our quick & secure booking service. It’s the simple and safe way to enter our events – no paperwork involved!

Just click here to be taken to the Aintree Sprints Page for more details or here for the Barbon hillclimbs.

Enter online and you’ll avoid the risk of postal loss or delays, you will receive immediate confirmation that we’ve received your entry, & you don’t need a stamp or envelope. And if you wish to enter more than one Aintree sprint, you can use the same on-line form without entering all your information again.

Don’t delay though…. some events may be full well before the closing date, so send in your entry in plenty of time!

Why not join LMC too?

Members of LMC are entitled to a discount of £3 off the entry fee for each of our events. If you enter any three LMC events (sprints, hillclimbs or trackdays), your total discount almost pays for your membership. Enter a fourth event and you are in profit. And membership entitles you to join our popular Speed Championship that allows you to select from over 20 rounds at 8 of the most popular Sprint and Hillclimb venues in the North, North Wales, and Midlands.

And, whilst you’re taking part in our speed events, you could be gaining points for one of the Association of North Western Car Clubs championships, &/or the SD34 Motorsport Group’s Sprint & Hillclimb Championship. See the links on our Aintree Sprints page.

Updated 7/4/2021

Covid-19 Restrictions 24th April Aintree – Important update

April 5th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Barbon, Bulletins, Events, News, regs, sprint, trackdays
To be able to run a Covid-safe Barbon Hillclimb on June 12th, we may have to reduce the maximum number of entries. As a result, the event likely to be full, so if you are thinking of taking part, get your entry in soon, or you’ll end up on the reserve list!
This is going to be a popular event, but we regret that under current Government restrictions, it appears that spectators will not be allowed to attend.
Competitors will be allowed to have a maximum of 3 people on their support “team”, but all names and contact details will have to be specified on the competitor’s self-declaration which is to be returned by the Wednesday before the event (8th June). (Forms will be sent out with the final instructions)
Unfortunately, unless they are part of a competitor’s support team, members of LMC &/or KLMC will not be allowed to attend as spectators.

 

Summary of measures required to comply with the latest MSUK & Government restrictions:-
2m social distancing will compulsory at all times.
No spectators – no exceptions!
No members from the organising clubs unless previously declared as a marshal or official, or declared with a competitor.
Max 3 people accompanying a competitor (must be declared in advance).
No signing on at the event, for anyone – competitors, teams, marshals or officials. All must sign on by email before the event.
Signing-on declarations must be returned by email by 8th June. No declaration, no admittance!
No paperwork at the event.
No monitor displaying times.
Live times will be available online at www.timeteamtiming.co.uk
No awards presentation at the event.
10 – 20% of cars will be scrutineered, spot checks will be made during the day.
Noise tests will still be undertaken for all cars.
On-site mobile catering unit will still be attending.
Portable toilets will still be provided.

 

This is going to be a very different event from those we normally enjoy at Barbon, particularly without spectators. Some areas will be out of bounds to help achieve social distancing – eg adjacent to the tyre warming area. We hope you understand why these measures have to be put in place and we hope you appreciate the amount of work that’s gone on behind the scenes over the last few months to enable the event to run at all. Let’s hope some of the above can be relaxed in time for our July Hillclimb.

As we learn more, we shall update this information with details of the restrictions applicable to each event.

Thanks for bearing with us, stay safe.

 

JH

Last updated 28/4/2021

New Intro-Class for Sprints

February 18th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Events, News, regs, sprint, Uncategorized

To help encourage drivers new to Sprinting, Motorsport UK has announced the Intro-Class, an additional category under the Standard Production Car heading.
The class is designed for absolutely standard 2 wheel drive road-going cars manufactured after 1/1/2000, with engines of under 2 litre. Race suits and gloves are not compulsory, and only very minimal changes to the car are allowed.
Whilst Standard Production Car regulations still apply, drivers can compete in Intro-Class on an RS Clubman licence, which is currently free.

Drivers intending to compete in the Intro-Class should note that their cars must comply with all of the regulations S11.1 to S11.4 for Standard Cars (see below), and also regulation 8 of the Supplementary Regulations for LMC events which states:
SR8:  Times recorded by cars in the Intro-Class will not count towards any championship.

Extracted from the 2021 Motorsport UK Yearbook, updated 19th January 2021

Section S – Sprints & HillclimbsRegulations for Standard Cars

11.1. Description
11.1.1. Standard Cars– Saloons and Sports Cars produced in
quantities of not less than 5000 per annum of unitary
construction, two-wheel drive and up to 2litre engine capacity.
The cars must be manufactured after 1st January 2000 and be
type approved. Any replacement components fitted must be a
Standard Part/Standard Pattern Part.
11.1.2. Cars must compete in an event in a road legal
condition as defined in 10.11.
11.2. Permitted Modifications.
Other than as detailed, no other modifications are permitted:
(i) Any FIA/MSA/Motorsport UK approved/homologated
safety equipment may be installed.
(ii) Brake friction material may be uprated.
11.1.3. Organisers may provide an Intro-Class which
will allow new drivers to experience competitive motor
sport on an event-by-event basis:

a) The RS Clubman licence is acceptable

b) The Class will run separate to any other session

c) The vehicle must run on List 1A tyres.

Engine
11.3. Forced induction equivalence 1.7.
Wheels and tyres
11.4. Standard wheels and tyres from List 1A only may be used.

There are more regulations that apply to all cars competing in Sprints, and these can be found in Section S of the Motorsport UK Yearbook here: MSUK Yearbook Section S

Registrations are open for the LMC Speed Championship

February 17th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Barbon, Events, Hillclimb, News, regs, sprint

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Liverpool Motor Club Speed Championship.

We’ve kept the registration fee at £17 for another year – we do hope you’ll join us!

There’s a choice from 25 rounds taking in all the most popular sprint & hillclimb venues in the North, North Wales and Midlands.

Simply click here to see the regulations and to enter.

2021 Championship registration cards and championship stickers will be sent out well before the first event in the championship calendar.

We hope you will support us as we try to get motorsport back on track!

Updated 17/2/2021

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