Classes for Autotests and PCT

Class One Engine over driven wheels up to 1400cc
Class Two Engine over driven wheels over 1400cc
Class Three Front engine rear wheel drive up to 1400cc
Class Four Front engine rear wheel drive over 1400cc
Class Five 4WD , Buggies , Specials up to 1400cc
Class Six 4WD , Buggies , Specials over 1400cc

 

Body shape of vehicles must conform to the original silhouette of the production vehicle and retain the original layout of engine and transmission engine size to be no more that 50% extra than the original engine size for that model ( i.e. Mini Max engine size would be 1275 + 673.5 = 1912.5 cc max engine size) Vehicles not complying with the above will be classified as Specials

Autotest Penalties:
4 wheel drive & any vehicle fitted with a 'Non-Free' Diff (i.e. Limited slip,welded or viscous coupling etc.) Run in appropriate class subject to a penalty of 5%

Forced Induction:
As per blue book - cubic capacity x factor of 1.7

Penalties

Penalty for knocking over a cone (or moving substantially) is 5 sec per cone added to your time.
Penalty for going in a wrong direction from planned course (getting test wrong) or not reporting to the start - your time will not count and you will be awarded the penalty of of the fastest car in your class plus 30 seconds. The maximum time for each run is the fastest in class plus 30 sec (i.e.if your time taken is slower than this you will be awarded this time )

You have to complete at least 50% of the event to be classed as a finisher. Runs not completed after this or a non start of a run will recieve the fastest plus 30sec penalty

Maximum number of people sharing one car is four per permit class. (Production Car Autotests and Autotest permits are different events)

Competitors changing vehicle during an event .(i.e. vehicle breaking down and you using an other vehicle ) If vehicle is in same class that is ok .If vehicle is in a different class you will not be classed as a finisher in the first class entered or overall results unless you have completed 50%. If this was so the rule above would apply.

Competitors have right to query results for 30 minutes after their announcement – thereafter they will stand.