Foxes Racing Rules
1. If your car fails scrutineering
you have until the next race meeting to put it right.
the scrutineer decides your car cannot be raced, then that decision is final. You
correct the problem and have the car re-checked by the scrutineer.
car may be randomly checked by the scrutineer at any time.
4. When it is your heat you
must line-up straight away, you may drive your car round
to your grade position but no further. You
may only remove your car from that grade
with the express permission of race
control. Race control will also have the power
to remove any driver from
a race if they continue to violate this rule after having
5. A driver
is allowed TWO minutes to repair a car per heat; if time expires the heat
continue with them missing from the lane that they should be competing in but
may take up their lane position when ready to do so with the starter's per-
if the heat has not finished but they are not entitled to any further time
repair during the duration of that heat.
a driver false starts he or she will be moved back one grade. If they false
again they are disqualified from that race. If there is deemed to be a track fault the
will be re-run with the offending driver starting from the original grade.
must start each race with four wheels. If a wheel comes off during a race you
be allowed to finish the race, but repairs must be made for the next race. If
wheel comes off twice in the same heat then the race will be re-run without
the offending driver.
car coming out of its slot during a race will be left in that position until the race
has been run.
that fall into another driver's lane and finish the race will not be awarded any
10. Any car that falls
into another lane whose car has also come out of the slot, must not
driven by the other driver.
11. A car will be deemed
its final race position only if it is in its own lane and under its
12. The whole car
must cross the start/finish line to obtain its final race position.
13. If two cars
cross the start/finish line together the positions will be decided by the car
reaches the start/finish line first; but the above rules still apply.
14. Once a race has started
your hand controller must not be unplugged until the race is
to have finished.
15. You cannot race another car or
motor that has already been raced by another driver
in that meeting.
16. If you wish to use another car/motor
it must be scrutineered before it is raced.
17. Anybody causing a
head-on will be disqualified from that race and the race re-run.
18. Anybody deliberately stopping
so as to cause problems for another driver will also
be disqualified from that race.
The race will then be re-run without the offending
19. All drivers must
complete the required number of laps.
20. If you encounter
an obstruction during a race you many push your way past that
but you mush finish all your laps to obtain your finishing position
21. If only one car is
left racing and the lane is clear, a race result can be declared.
22. If two cars are left
racing and their lanes are clear they can decide to settle. The race
then be declared at the positions they are in.
23. Any problems with the race
result should be sorted out at the time, if you complain 3
later for example, nothing will be done and
the result WILL stand.
24. The start marshall and/or back-up will have the final say on any racing decision.
25. A Christmas Fun Night will be a feature of the Racing year.
26. All drivers who qualify for semi-finals and finals should help
with clearing the track
and equipment away after the meeting (this includes tables and chairs, etc., with
common sense being applied in the enforcement of this rule) and that all
individuals are responsible for clearing up and disposal of their own mess.
Only the Parma 16D Home Set motor will be allowed.
A normal points chart
meeting will be run as follows:
driver will have three heats with a 6 lap race in each lane.
top 12 points scorers of the evening will be divided into 2 semi-finals. The
semi's will be 6 laps with one race in each lane. If there is a tie on points in a semi
the position will be decided by a run-off between the drivers concerned.
top 3 points scores from the two semi-finals will go through to the final. The
final will be 10 laps with one race in each lane.
4. All "run-offs" will start from yellow grade using lanes 3 and 4 (2 tying); 3, 4 and 5 (3
2, 3, 4 and 5 (4 tying); with each driver having one race in each lane. In the
of drivers still being equal the process will be repeated with those drivers
only taking part, if (after three attempts) still equal positions will be
by the start marshall taking the lowest racing number and drawing a
from the face-down discs used to decide the final positions: i.e. the lowest
disc will be the winner. In the event of all six tying the heat will be re-run.
Heats: The points in the heats will be as follows:
Race win 5 pts., 2nd
4 pts., 3rd 3 pts. , 4th 2 pts., 5th 1 pt. and 6th 0 pt.
These points are added to the points chart.
Semi-Finals: The points for race positions are the same as the heats, but they are added
up to see who comes 1st., 2nd., 3rd. etc. in that particular semi-final. Points are then
added to the points chart from the semi-final by way of where you
finished in that
semi. i.e.: 1st 6 pts., 2nd 5 pts., 3rd 4 pts.,
4th 3 pts., 5th 2 pts. and 6th 1 pt.
Final: Points from final placings will be added to the points chart as follows:
1st 10 pts., 2nd 8 pts., 3rd 6 pts., 4th 4 pts., 5th 2 pts. and
6th 1 pt.
The Points Chart
chart will operate on a best of 3 from 4 cycle. i.e.: Grades will be determined
by this plus
a rolling drade will also operate (an average of your grades).
Your grade or roof
colour dictates where you are to start on the track for each race. Your
grade is decided
by your average score each month (i.e.: your average score last month
decides your grade
for this month). The chart positions will be determined using the
highest points scorer will start from silver. The next six positions will start from
star. The remaining positions will be spread equally 25% each between red,
yellow and white. Any driver who has been a Champion
in the last five years
go below blue grade. If you have been on the sleeping chart or are a retired
returning, you start at the grade that you left at or the grade you are at on the
chart, you can only be down graded one grade at a time.
Your grade will determine your starting position but all "Champions"
will start from
Star or above. Any visiting driver must start from his club grade.
A driver who
not want to start from his grade
may start from gold (with starter's
but must complete the rest of the meeting from gold.
The highest average points scorer will start from
The next five top average points scorers will start from super star.
The remaining positions will be spread
equally 25% each between red, blue, yellow and
All major champions
i.e. full club level and above (except the World Champion [gold]
and Points champion [silver]),
will start from super star.
Any driver who is a member of another club(s) will be expected to start from the highest
relevant grade. A driver
who does not want to start from their grade may start from
gold (with starter's permission)
but must complete the rest of the meeting from gold.
The highest points scorer from silver.
The remaining positions
will be spread roughly 25% each between red, blue, yellow and
All major champions
i.e. full club level and above, will start from silver.
A driver who does not want to start from their grade may start
from silver (with
but must complete the rest of the meeting from silver.
The positions will be spread roughly 25% each between red,
blue, yellow and white.
All major champions i.e. full club level and above, will start from red.
A driver who does not
want to start from their grade may start from red (with starter's
permission) but must complete
the rest of the meeting from red.
Drivers can only go down
one grade each points chart.
If a driver does not race during a points chart cycle they will retain the grade they
the previous chart.
Any driver returning after a long break must return in the grade they
were last in.
Any driver who has been red or super star can not go lower than yellow in the points
Any driver who does not race in a points chart cycle will
be removed and kept
ing chart but if
they return to be added to the present chart.
The Grand Prix Series consists of six rounds. Approximately one round per point chart
Grand Prix Series (Slotstox only)
rounds are run simultaneously with a points chart meeting and therefore
follow the same format and scoring system, etc. All points each driver scores in the
heats, semi-finals and final are included on the
Grand Prix Series points chart. The
final round is a double points round.
Any two wire hand controller is allowed so long as it is made
to a commercially available
resistance between 5 and 15 ohms.
Hand controllers may be subject to random inspection
at any time.
A good standard of behaviour is insisted
upon and the organisers reserve the right
to refuse membership of the club to an individual. Also members
swearing, fighting, stealing, etc., will
be verbally warned, receive a written warning
or banned or a combination of all three depending
on their previous record and the
severity of the offence. It is further
more intended that children under the age of 14
years should be supervised by an adult.
1. All drivers must be book-in and
scrutineered at race control by 7.30 p. m.
2. Pre-booking is available via the website or
at the previous weeks meeting.
3. The meeting will start at 8.00 p.m. prompt.
may practice before 8.00 p.m. provided they are booked-in and
5. No practising during the racing evening. Practice after the racing is allowed, time
6. All drivers are expected to race
in semi-finals and finals if they qualify.
you leave before the semi-finals please inform race control or a committee
Number of Meetings to
be Raced Before Championships
A set number of meetings
should be attended to be eligible to enter Championships.
Attendance at the following
number of meetings, by Foxhall members in the year, is
required to be eligible
to enter each championship:-
• Four up to the Suffolk Championship.
• Six up to the Foxhall Championship.
• Two up to the British Championship.
• Two up to the East Anglian Championship
• Eight up to the World Championship.There is no restriction on when these meetings can be attended, i.e.: attendance at the
first eight meetings in the year will automatically make you eligible to enter the
Championship. The club will decide, via a secret ballot, if any members who
attended the required
number of meetings will be allowed to enter the Championship.
Two people are to
write the results for championship finals where possible. Any
are to be settled
The club has the
ultimate responsibility of paying for the engraving of club trophies if
member does not wish to pay.
been put together in an attempt to have and maintain harmony within the club.
If you feel you are
being unfairly treated by a rule or person(s), you do have the right of
appeal to the club
chairman and committee. It is hoped that common sense will prevail in