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CAMS Car Club Challenge winners!!!

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Four of NSSCC’s faster Tarmac Rallysprint drivers teamed up yesterday for the NSW Round of the CAMS new ‘Car Club Challenge’, held at the Ringwood Hillclimb Circuit north of Newcastle representing NSSCC.

All teams were awarded points by how their members best times compared to the existing track record in each cars class, with our guys all in their Mitsubishi Evos.  All four went under the old mark through the day a number of times and thus, NSSCC won the day.

Well done to Phil Heafey, David Finnimore, David Isaacs and Pete Howard on a great day. The winning club also won $2500, so a great day for NSSCC!!!

CAMS Manual of Motor Sport for 2017

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CAMS has published the first section of the CAMS Manual of Motor Sport for 2017, online, which includes the following:

CAMS National Competition Rules; and
General Requirements for Cars and Drivers, or otherwise referred to as the ‘Schedules’ which cover the Safety requirements across the sport.

A Bulletin has been published which provides a brief on the changes to the General Requirements.

CAMS is now working through the final updates to the online CAMS Manual of Motor Sport for 2017 for each Motor Sport discipline, which include Race, Rally, Off Road, Historic, Speed and Autotest sections. Further communication when these sections are available for download will be communicated shortly.

If you have any enquiries in regards to the CAMS Manual please contact the CAMS Technical department via email: technical@cams.com.au

NSSCC Club Life Members

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The following people have been recognised with NSSCC’s ‘life membership’ due to their longstanding contribution and membership of our club. This organisation would not be the enjoyable and successful entity that it is today without their incredible support over the years:

Geoffrey Adams

George Aungle

Howard Croswell

Howard Grove

Malcolm Keeler

Helen Nicholls

Mitchell Keith Nicholls

Chris Peck

Kym Peck

Laurie Powell

Kay Eilynn Riley-Williams

Carol Sparkes

John Douglas Sparkes

John Stranger

Jon Thomson

Elizabeth Tyler

Roger Way

Jeffrey Woods

Khanacross confirmed for next Sunday the 18th of September – free entry for juniors!!!

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Following on from the success of the May Khanacross, the NSSCC Committee have planned s multi-club khana event on the grass car parks at Sydney International Dragway on Sunday the 18th of September.

This event will be focused more towards junior drivers and is sponsored by ‘Drive To Survive’, with 3 lucky junior entrants being presented with defensive driving program certificates worth over $800.

https://www.facebook.com/Drive-to-Survive-137610189585995

In addition, the club will be applying for the CAMS Driver Development Program grant to assist with entry fees – confirmed as free for under 18’s!!! The day will focus on practice, education and above all, fun for club members and Khanacross fans alike! Keep an eye out on the NSSCC website and Facebook page for further details on this grassroots-friendly event.

Held at the geographical heart of Sydney (Western Sydney International Dragway at Eastern Creek),

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS
http://nsscc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/NSSCC-Khanacross-Juniors-and-Club-Members-Supp-Regs.pdf

DATE of EVENT
Sunday, May 18th, 9am

ENTRY FEE
$80 for Adults,
Free for juniors

EVENT DISTANCE
Stage Distance less than 1km
Min 4, max 12 tests (must go around in the right order)

CONTACTS
Oliver Sellars 0431 048 768
Angus Fraser 0407 209 245

CAR REGISTRATION
Road rego is not required for cars so long as they have passed scrutineering

CREW
Up to 4 drivers per car

LICENCES
CAMS L2NS licence
Day licences also available on site

MEMBERSHIP
Multiclub, must be a member of a CAMS club

SCRUTINEERING
Scrutineering will be available early at the event however it is highly recommended to have this organised prior to the day by means of regional scruitineering

DOUBLE ENTRIES
Up to 4 drivers per car

TURBO RESTRICTORS
Not required

Revised Club Charter / Mission and Pillars

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The NSSCC Committee have recently developed the refreshed Club Charter / Mission and Pillars. The intention of this document is to provide members with clear understanding of where the club is headed into the future and for the Committee to use as a guide to steer Club decisions. Here is an excerpt:

Club Motto: ‘Passionate about motorsport since 1952’.

Charter / Mission:

Sydney’s North Shore Sporting Car Club is one of Australia’s largest, most passionate and active motorsport clubs, primarily (but not exclusively) involved with gravel and tarmac rally-based competition. The club organises a wide range of events, actively encouraging member participation and maintaining strong relationships with other motorsport clubs and associations.

Our mission is to encourage enthusiastic participation in the club’s activities, including contesting, organising and officiating at motorsport events of all types in an enjoyable, friendly and supportive environment.

Please find the link to download the document here: NSSCC Charter : Mission and Pillars 2016 Final

NSSCC Khanacross!

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Join other rally rookies and legends in this year’s Khanacross event being held at the Sydney Dragway service area, Sunday, May 15 at 10AM – 5PM (drivers briefing at 9:45AM).

What is Khanacross?

A Khanacross is a competition conducted on unsealed surfaces, bitumen or a combination of both and involving a series of timed tests of various layouts. Each test shall be designed to test the acceleration, braking and general manoeuvrability of the vehicle and the skill and judgement of the driver. The course for each test is marked by the appropriate use of arrows and/or direction markers. Khanacross fits in between Motorkhanas and Rallysprints, introducing higher speeds, whilst not requiring high levels of vehicle modification. Junior competitors can compete from age 12. It is recommended that juniors should have built up some experience in Motorkhanas before attempting Khanacross. More information on the NSW Motorkhana series here – http://www.motorkhana.com

For more info checkout the Facebook event page!: https://www.facebook.com/events/207011892989477/

Dale Moscatt Dakar Rally Presentation & AGM – Monday 9th of May @ 7pm

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Join us on Monday the 9th of May at 7pm to hear Dale Moscatt, a professional rally co-driver with experience in over 300 rallies, give a presentation on his recent experience co-driving alongside Czech born Australian Peter Jerie in the 2016 Dakar Rally.

This night will combine our Annual General Meeting for the club.

To show our appreciation of your attendance, all current members will be entitled to a complimentary dinner and two drinks.

That’s right a FREE DINNER AND TWO DRINKS for current members!!! Remember to bring your membership cards as proof.

All club members and their guests are welcome to attend the night.

Dinner from 7pm.
Presentation and proceedings from 8pm.

Thornleigh Car Club Supersprint on this Sunday the 1st of May

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Got a race car? Or just want to see how fast your daily is around a track?
Thornleigh Car Club presents the best value for money Supersprint around. Next Sunday, May 1st at Wakefield Park near Goulburn.
Adults $200, Juniors (14-18) $100. CAMS L2S Licence required.

4 flying laps times (plus half lap warm up/cool down) – event typically fits in 4-6 runs.

Tell your friends – still some places left. This is a great, no BS event, where learning is encouraged on a very forgiving track.

Supp regs and entry form is available from www.thornleighcarclub.org

Facebook event page found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/228891560798757/