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2014 Time Attack Division Clarification Addendum

Monday, Dec. 16 2013

 

Addendum to the 2014 Rule Book 120913-001

The following clarifications are effective immediately to the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Rule Book:

 

The following rule changes will be applied to the TIME ATTACK 1 Class Only

1. Vehicle Eligibility-It is the intent of these rules that vehicles competing in the Pikes Peak Time Attack 1 class be based upon a production vehicle available to the public, and produced  by a recognized manufacturer. Eligibility is restricted to close-bodied four-wheel vehicles meeting the following requirements:

           A. Coupe, sedan, or wagon of no more than 5 doors.

           B. Cars must have come from the factory as either two wheel drive (front or rear) or four wheel drive.      

           C. Unibody vehicles only, no tube frame or “body on frame” vehicles allowed.          

           D. Aftermarket body panels, front and rear fascias and wings are permitted; make and model must remain recognizable.           

           E. All body work must be securely latched or fastened.     

           F. Windshield must be OVM or OVM replacement glass. Door, quarter and rear glass must be OVM or clear Lexan with a minimum thickness of 3mm and securely bolted in place.            

           G. Cars must have headlights, brake lights and taillights in the OVM location.           

           H. Must have minimum two (2) tow hooks on front and rear of the vehicle.      

           I. It is recommended that the vehicle has functioning windshield wipers.    

           J. Aftermarket, non-OVM vertical planes/fins added to a competition vehicle may not exceed 932 square inches. Vertical side plates that come standard with any publicly available and marketed aftermarket rear spoiler do not count towards the 932 sq. in. limit unless it is secured by any other part of the vehicle other than the rear spoiler. At the discretion of PPIHC, any rear spoiler that adheres to the mentioned criteria may still be put under review if it does not conform to the spirit of this rule.

 

4. Fuel/Fuel System – Fuel/Fuel System is free, fuel lines and fittings must be high pressure type and routed in such a way that they do not interfere with moving parts and be securely insulated and attached to the unibody/chassis.

           A. Certified fuel cells are mandatory.       

           B. Fuel cell must be separated from the driver’s cockpit by a steel or aluminum bulk head.  

           C. Vehicles competing in this Division are prohibited from using Methanol.

 

5. Electrical System –

           A. Master electrical cut-off switch is mandatory and should be mounted outside the vehicle and clearly marked.            

           B. Battery must be securely mounted and the positive terminal insulated. Battery may be relocated; if in the cockpit it must be in a sealed box bolted to the unibody/chassis with the battery securely fastened inside the box.

 

 

 

The following rule changes will be applied to the TIME ATTACK 2 Class Only

1. Vehicle Eligibility-It is the intent of these rules that vehicles competing in the Pikes Peak Time Attack 2 class be a production vehicle available to the public, and produced  by a recognized manufacturer. Eligibility is restricted to close-bodied four-wheel vehicles meeting the following requirements:

           A. Coupe, sedan, or wagon of no more than 5 doors.        

           B. Cars must have come from the factory as either two wheel drive (front or rear) or four wheel drive.        

           C. Unibody vehicles only, no tube frame or “body on frame” vehicles allowed.          

           D. No added aerodynamics other than OVM   

           E. Bodywork must be OVM with an OVM part number. All body work must be securely latched or fastened. 

           F. Windshield must be OVM or OVM replacement glass. Door, quarter and rear glass must be OVM or clear Lexan with a minimum thickness of 3mm and securely bolted in place.  

           G. Cars must have working headlights, brake lights and taillights in the OVM location. 

           H. Must have minimum two (2) tow hooks on front and rear of the vehicle.

           I. It is required that the vehicle has functioning windshield wipers.

           J. OVM Part numbers may be required at the request of the Director of Competition or his designee.

            

3. Chassis/Suspension –

           A. Suspension chassis mounting points must be as produced from OVM.

           B. OVM suspension design type must remain. Adjustable components are allowed.

 

8. Interior –

           A. All carpet must be removed. All other interior and dash components, gauges, etc. must remain as produced from OVM.

 

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