All vehicles competing, including road registered vehicles, need to conform with the requirements of the following and any other MSCA items specified in the Supplementary Regulations:
Any non-road registered car fitted with a bonnet hinged at the rear must be fitted with 2 separate fastening systems that does not allow the bonnet to be raised more than 150mm from the fully closed position.
All vehicles be equipped with a fire extinguisher that complies with Australian Standard 1841 and be of at least 900g capacity. A metal mounting bracket and metal clamp, must remain restrained by high tensile bolts (not self-tappers). It must be capable of removal by the driver without the aid of tools. The fitment of an “on-board” extinguishing system homologated by the FIA shall be acceptable as an alternative to the fitment of a separate extinguisher. Fire Extinguishers must be no more than 3 years old based on the date of manufacture.
All loose objects must be removed from the vehicle.
Tyres to be fitted with metal valve caps.
A supplementary return spring shall be attached on each throttle, and return all throttle bodies to the closed position. This does not apply to fuel injected vehicles.
A blue triangle of sides 150mm indicating the position of the battery or isolating switch shall be adhered to the vehicle.
Roll Over Protection is recommended for open cars and cars fitted with Slick tyres. Roll-over Protection must be properly and safely constructed and mounted.
Where a helmet of an occupant could come into contact with the safety cage structure, protective padding must be applied to that area which complies with SFI Specification 45.1. For each 1st Category vehicle (essentially open wheel race cars) the use of SFI specification 45.2 for the head rest is permitted.
Where the body of an occupant could come into contact with the safety cage it is recommended (but not mandatory) that flame retardant padding be fitted. SFI Specification 45.1 padding is suitable.
Open wheel Racing Cars (MSCA Class R2), if not fitted with brake lights must compete with a compulsory Rain Warning Lamp illuminated.
There must be fire wall protection between engine and driver’s compartment to prevent the passage of flame.
Only petrol, automotive diesel or liquefied petroleum gas, or alcohol in an historic car, can be used. Where a car utilises LPG, a sign in the form of the white letters LPG on a red reflective background, must be placed immediately to the left and centralised vertically to all competition numbers.
Any window or windscreen fitted is to be made from a material which is clear or, if tinted, compliant with AS 2080. 20. Any container within the cockpit which can hold more than 500mL of hot liquid (other than a series heater core) must be enclosed in a sealed compartment.
The Noise Level from cars when measured 30m from the track edge must not exceed 95dB(A) except at Sandown. A Maximum Noise Level of 75 Decibels must be observed at Sandown.
All cars must be fitted with a steering wheel not incorporating any wood, unless such is the original component of the vehicle.
An adhesive cover of a color other than red to prevent the spillage of broken glass on all external forward-facing glass components, save for the windscreen.
Cameras need to be mounted with a secondary device other than suction caps etc
All cars must display competition numbers on both sides. These are available for purchase on the day.
All non-registered cars (a) If fitted with any crankcase breather discharging to the atmosphere, each breather be vented into a catch tank of minimum capacity of two litres for engines up to 2000cc or three litres for over 2000cc, (b) Be fitted with a dual circuit braking system save for automobiles manufactured prior to 31 December 1973 or historic vehicles, (c) Have any propeller shaft and universal joints, if passing through the cockpit, fitted in a fixed casing.
In the interest of driver’s safety in case of fire, all competitors will be required to be dressed in long-legged trousers and long sleeved shirts, or other outer clothing made of non-synthetic material. 2. A helmet, properly fastened and complying with AS 1698 specifications.3. Footwear with leather uppers that cover the foot.