2021 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2

Championship Conditions

The 2021 Championship will consist of a minimum seven meetings. Six meetings will have 2 points scoring races per event. The "Cadwell Park Sidecar Revival" will have a minimum of two points scoring races.


Scheduled legs not run for any reason will not be awarded points.


At the conclusion of the championship, all points scored will be added together and the rider / passenger with the highest number of points will be declared the overall A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Champions 2021


Also, the rider/passenger NOT classed as a “Super F2” for the 2021 season with the highest number of points will be declared the F2 Cup Sidecar Champions.



General Conditions


Practice will be timed at all meetings. There will be two Championship races at each meeting minimum distance 18 miles for each race.


Championship points will be awarded for both races as in previous years.


Points


1st - 25 / 2nd - 20 / 3rd - 16 / 4th - 13 / 5th - 11 / 6th - 10 / 7th - 9 / 8th - 8 / 9th - 7 / 10th - 6 / 11th - 5 / 12th - 4 / 13th - 3 / 14th - 2 / 15th - 1


Ties


Championship ties will be decided as follows:

1) By the greater number of firsts, seconds, thirds, etc., places in all races

2) By the A.C.U. Road Race Committee


Dates & Venues


Round 1 - Brands Hatch Indy - 16/17/18 April - N.G.R.R.C.

Round 2 - Donington Park National - 15/16 - May (Bill Boddice Trophy) – N.G.R.R.C.

Round 3 - Anglesey - CANCELLED (Covid-19) - Wirral 100

Round 4 - Mallory Park - 10/11 July - E.M.R.A.

Round 5 - Cadwell Park - 7/8 August - (Sidecar Revival) – B.M.C.R.C.

Round 6 - Croft - 21/22 August - (Battle of Britain) - D.L.C..C.

Round 7 - Knockhill - 4/5 September - (Jock Taylor Memorial) K.D.M.C.C.


Cancellations


If for any reason outside of F.S.R.A. control, any meeting or race does not run, the completed races will make up the championship series


Event Timetable


Two Day Events

Saturday: 15 Minute Free Practice; 15 Minute Qualifying & One Race

Sunday: 10 Minute Warm Up & One Race


One Day Event

10 Minute Free Practice; 15 Minute Timed Practice & One Race


Entry Fees


Entry Fees may vary unless agreed by F.S.R.A. with Host Club


Secretariat


Championship coordinator: Pat Hamblin

F.S.R.A. 4 Tivey Way, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8JS

Tel – 01332 805535 / 07971821850


Meeting Secretary


As per organising club


Prizes


Trophies at all events


End of season awards and end of season prize fund will be presented at the F.S.R.A. Dinner & Trophy Presentations on 20th November 2021 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midland Airport


The overall Winner of the British Championship and the winner of the British F2 Cup will be invited by the A.C.U. to attend their awards evening at the end of January 2021


Jurisdiction


The Championship will be held according to these conditions together with the Standing Regulations issued for each event and any further regulations or instructions issued or official announcements made


Eligibility


1) Competitors

All competitors must hold an A.C.U., S.A.C.U. or M.C.U.I. license for Road Racing applicable for the class entered.A minimum of "Clubman" licence is required for both driver and passenger

In exceptional circumstances, a passenger holding a "Novice" licence may be accepted to compete at the discretion of the F.S.R.A. Committee, subject to them having proven experience


2) Machines

Every motorcycle entered must meet the requirements as stated in A.C.U. Standing Regulations (F2 sidecars)

Engines as per British F2 Championship regulations

Registration


Competitors to pay a Registration fee of £200 by 10th February 2021


Registered teams participating in a minimum four meetings of the championship will qualify for a £50 rebate at each of these meetings they attend (see separate Bonus Scheme document)


Driver & Passenger must be members of the F.S.R.A.


Wild Cards


Wild Cards will only be allowed to enter a maximum of two meetings


Wild Cards will NOT be entitled to points and prize money, they will however be entitled to be on the podium and receive trophies only (if in the first three of either the Super or Cup results) - only registered teams qualify for points or prize money


Race Number Plates & Numbers


British F2 Cup graded teams will be asked to run Yellow Numbers on the NORMAL RED BACKGROUND this is to allow the public, commentators and timekeepers watching to identify which teams are 'Cup' class and which are 'Super'


Super teams remain with the standard white number on the red background


Entries


Entry forms must be obtained from the F.S.R.A. and returned directly to the organising clubs, along with the appropriate entry fee


Entries will be given to the registered teams in the Championship, up to the closing date of each event


The organising club reserves the right to refuse any entry as provided within the National Sporting Code


Timed Qualifying / Grid Positions


Riders will qualify for grid positions according to their practice / qualifying times - Timed Qualifying will decide the grid for Race One


Results from Race One will then be used to determine the grid positions for Race Two, with the exception of the first six, who will be reversed


Any “D.N.F.” from Race One will start from the back of the grid in Race Two - In the event that there are more than one “D.N.F.” teams their grid position will be allocated in order of how many laps were completed in the first race to give them the grid position


Start Procedure


As per A.C.U. Standing Regulations. “Start-jumpers” will be reported to the Clerk of the Course who will sanction the rider


Finish Of A Race


The chequered flag will be displayed as the winner crosses the finishing line and will be kept flying thereafter until the last rider finishes that lap


No rider will be allowed to start a fresh lap after the chequered flag has been displayed - Thereafter riders crossing the line will be flagged off, their position being determined by the number of laps each has completed, those riders who complete a similar number of laps having their position determined by the order in which they finish


Only riders crossing the line within the time limit and/or distance laid down in the Supplementary Regulations will be declared finishers


Fuel


UNLEADED PETROL as defined by the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN), EN 228 (1993) or BS EN 228 (British Standards BS7070) must be used for this Championship series


Machine Verification


Random verification may take place at any time and will be at the Entrants expense - The time and location will be the decision of the Clerk of the Course


No rider shall be deemed to have finished a race until his / her machine has been submitted for final examination, if so required, and passes


It is the competitor’s responsibility to ensure his / her machine complies with the regulations - Non-conformity or refusal to have a machine examined will result in exclusion from the meeting and the Stewards may impose other penalties in accordance with the National Sporting Code - The Road Race Committee may also deduct points from the previous Championship rounds and impose further penalties


Parc Ferme


All machines will be required to go to Parc Ferme at the end of each race, and held for a minimum of 30 minutes


All Drivers & passengers must leave the parc ferme area and one team member will be allowed in this area only if requested to do so - Random basic engine checks will be carried out


Engine and Frame Numbers


All sidecars are required to have engine numbers that have obviously not been tampered with or deleted - The automatic penalty is exclusion of machine


Publicity / Programme


An area set aside in the programme for up to date championship table and news and information, to be supplied to the organiser by the F.S.R.A.


The series title shall be:

2021 A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Sidecar Championship

Incorporating the: 'A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. F2 Cup”

Supported by A.V. Craine Ltd Isle of Man, Lockside Engineering - Castleford Yorkshire, Leeds Parcel Company, Pagid Brake Pads / Breitenbach Rennsport, ARC Newton Aycliffe, Whitby Cottages, Rowtec & Hegarty Plant


No other wording may feature in any bolder print size


F.S.R.A. membership is required for both driver and passengers


Championship to be a two-tier series within one championship


Overall Series Champions

A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. British F2 Champion

plus:

A.C.U. / F.S.R.A. F2 Cup Champion


Eligibility


Super F2

- Anyone finishing in the top 10 of any previous years British F2 Championship

- Anyone finishing in the top 10 of any previous years British F1 Championship

- Anyone finishing in the top 10 of any previous years T T races

- A previous World or European Series driver

- The Previous year’s winner of the “F2 Cup” championship


All the above at the discretion of the F.S.R.A.


F2 Cup

- All others


It is possible for a “F2 Cup” to become overall “ACU Super F2” and “F2 Cup Champion”, but a “Super F2” team is only eligible for the overall “British F2” Championship


Prize Fund


Monies to be paid at the end of season subject to confirmation this will be announced


Race Numbers


Will be issued to organising clubs as per the F.S.R.A. allocation

2021 F2 Registration Form
2021 F.S.R.A. Membership Form