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THE RULES AND PROCEDURES TO BE FULFILLED BY THE MASTERS

In everything that constitutes a society, rules, rights and duties are part of the basis of any event. It is these guidelines that promote solid development and profitable fluidity.

At Hill Climb Masters it couldn’t be different… as such, discover the rules below and make this race an epic experience!

Race Regulations

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Regulations and Annexes

Organization

The Competition has the status of an international competition and will be held in accordance with the International Sporting Code and its Annexes, the official FIA Bulletins, the General Prescriptions applicable to Hill Climb International Competitions, the FIA ​​Hill Climb Masters Sporting Regulations, and all Supplemental Regulations.

Regulation

  1. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) organizes the FIA ​​Hill Climb Masters, comprising four FIA Masters titles:
  • The Fia Hill Climb Masters, disputed by category 1 conductors;
  • The Fia Hill Climb Masters, disputed by category 2 conductors;
  • The Fia Hill Climb Masters, disputed by category 3 conductors;
  • The Fia Hill Climb Masters, disputed by category 4 conductors.

 

  1. The final texts of the Sporting Regulations and Supplemental Regulations will be in English version, available in the button below, they can be used in case of any dispute.

 

  1. All participants in the competition undertake to observe the following provisions, such as the Fia International Sporting Code and its annexes, the Technical Regulations and the Sporting Regulations.

 

  1. The Fia Hill Climb Masters will be played in a single competition, being characterized as a restricted international competition. The competition is approved by the FIA ​​to holders of a D1 Degree License and declared as such in the FIA ​​International Sporting Calendar. This competition is organized under the Organizing Agreement concluded between the Masters organizers, the country’s ASN and the FIA.

 

  1. The FIA ​​will nominate officials for the Competition, such as two international stewards, one of whom will be appointed chairman of the panel of stewards; a technical delegate and an observer. They are responsible for supervising the functions of employees in this competition, as well as ensuring that all organizational rules are met. In addition, the competent ASN will appoint a butler, a course secretary, an assistant secretary, a chief scrutiny, a medical director and a second physician, a competition secretary and a safety delegate.

 

  1. Competitors must have valid Driving Licenses (grades A, B, C, R, D or D1) and International Competition Licenses, as well as the necessary authorizations (visas) issued by their ASN’s affiliated with the FIA. For more information regarding the types and characteristics of drivers, please consult the Regulation in the button on the right.

 

  1. Before entering a competition, competitors and drivers must register the car in fiaperformncefacto.com and fill in the Technical sheet present there. Then obtain the two ID’s, PF and PF-ID, associated with your car entrance. Applications to participate in the competition must be submitted using the form available at www.fia.com, accompanied by copies of driving licenses and international pilot, as well as the Technical Sheet PF and the registration fee. Entries are evaluated by the FIA, which will subsequently publish the list of accepted cars and drivers, which are automatically admitted to the Masters. Regarding registration and its rules, see points 7. on the button on the right.

 

  1. ASN’s wishing to enter their country for the FIA ​​Nations Cup must select four riders registered for the competition, and must inform the FIA ​​of the names of those selected by September 17, 2021 by 23:59.

 

  1. The competition is open to cars holding a PF technical file and a national technical passport, in accordance with the technical requirements in Annexes 2 and 3 of these Sports Regulations. Find out everything about the cars chosen in the various categories, as well as information on the Groups, in points 9. of the Regulation present in the button on the right.

 

  1. The fuel to be used must comply with the regulations in Appendix J, however cars from non-FIA category groups (3 and 4) can use alternative energy, complying with the national regulations of their ASN. Tire heating is prohibited, which can lead to disqualification. Cars in competition must have safety features in accordance with the regulations in force, according to the technical requirements of Annexes 3 and J. For other features and equipment, see the Regulations on the button on the right.

 

  1. Competition numbers will be assigned by the FIA.

 

  1. The pilot or his representative must present himself in good time for the administrative verification at the location and time detailed in the Supplementary Regulations, except in case of a waiver granted. In this phase, the Technical Sheet PF (category I cars), the Driving License, International Pilot License and Competition license will be inspected.

 

  1. For identification of cars and control of security measures, it is mandatory that participants present their cars for verification. Get to know all the procedures in points 13. of the Regulation present in the button on the right.

 

  1. The drivers briefing is a meeting organized before the Competition, where all drivers are present. Its purpose is to recall the specific points of the Regulation, whether in relation to the organization of the Masters, or to recall security measures and clarifications. All information regarding the Briefing is detailed in the Complementary Regulations and the Sports Regulations shown in the button on the right.

 

  1. At the beginning of the Competition, identification plates are installed in the inspection park, during training sessions and during the period allowed for the presentation of protests, as stated in the Complementary Regulation.

 

  1. Pilots will have their own space in the paddock, being responsible for ensuring the existence of a fire extinguisher (of at least 5kg). They are also responsible for ensuring that a waterproof and hydrocarbon resistant plastic sheet is placed on the ground, a space reserved for the pilot’s team, in order to avoid any pollution in case of accidental leakage.

 

  1. We emphasize the importance of paying attention to the various flag signs used during various phases of the Competition. Driving in the opposite direction is prohibited unless instructed to do so by the track marshals or course secretary. In case the march has to be interrupted, for any reason, it is advisable to know the regulations set out in the Regulation present in the button on the right, in points 17.

 

  1. The Competition must be held as long as a minimum of two warm-up drills and a maximum of three. The starting order is established by the jury of stewards, based on the established groups and list of participants. Find out about all the driver’s duties during the warm-up races and race, in points 18 of the Regulation (on the right).

 

  1. At the end of the warm-up run, the Parc Fermé rules apply between the arrival point and the Parc Fermé entrance. Until orders otherwise, at the end of the Competition, all classified cars remain in Parc Fermé. Learn more about Parc Fermé at points 19. of the Sporting Regulations on the right of this page.
  1. In terms of classifications, these are divided into several categories, as well as several classifications are awarded. Find out everything in point 20 of the Regulation on the button on the right.

 

  1. Butlers have authority over the penalties imposed and administrators can decide on any point that is not provided in the bylaws. They may apply penalties in accordance with the Sporting Regulations, the Supplementary Regulations and their Annexes.

 

  1. All protests will be filed in accordance with the Code. These must be in writing and given to an administrator or assistant, together with an amount to be specified in the Supplemental Regulations. Find out all about reasons for protests, deadlines for submission, reasons for non-foundation, non-compliance, costs, etc., in points 22 of the Regulation on the button on the right.

 

  1. Any competitor, driver, assistant or organizer who does not respect the competition rules, as well as their employees, may be subject to penalties.

 

  1. The podium ceremony takes place immediately after the last race. The first three riders in categories 1, 2, 3 and 4 must be present. The absence or use of inappropriate clothing (no competition overalls) can lead to sanctions. Medals will be awarded to the top three riders in the aforementioned categories. Find out all about the ceremony and awards in points 24, in the button on the right.

 

It is extremely important to reread all the points present in the Sport Regulations, shown in the button on the right. Attachments are also of crucial importance, so you should not refrain from checking them.

Competition specific information

National Sporting Authority (ASN): Portuguese Federation of Automobile and Karting

Competition Organization: Clube Automóvel do Minho

Address: Rua Bernardo Sequeira, 533, 4710-428 Braga, Portugal

Important: If you have questions, please send them by email, reserving phone calls only for genuine emergencies.

Address of the Competition Secretariat from 10/07/21 to 10/10/21:

Organizing Committee:

Rogério Peixoto (PRT) – President
José Alberto Domingues (PRT)
Pedro Macedo (PRT)

Circuit characteristics:

  • Name: Braga
  • Location: EN 309 Falperra – Braga (PRT)
  • GPS coordinates:
    • Departure: 41°31’,51.852″N 8°23’,39.228″W
    • Target: 41°31’, 52,572″ N 8°23’,5.280″ W
  • Departure altitude: 305 meters
  • Goal Altitude: 446 meters
  • Length: 2970 meters
  • Difference in height: 141 meters
  • Average gradient: 4.6%
  • Maximum gradient: 7.8%
  • Laps (number): 17

Competition Features:

  • Official number of laps of
  • Location: EN 309 Falperra – Braga (PRT)
  • GPS coordinates:
    • Departure: 41°31’,51.852″N 8°23’,39.228″W
    • Target: 41°31’, 52,572″ N 8°23’,5.280″ W
  • Departure altitude: 305 meters
  • Goal Altitude: 446 meters
  • Length: 2970 meters
  • Difference in height: 141 meters
  • Average gradient: 4.6%
  • Maximum gradient: 7.8%
  • Laps (number): 17
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