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31-12-2005, 13:44
Teams Teams must have a minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 people
A minimum of 3 people in each team must be MLR members at the time of registration and the event
A minimum of 3 people in each team must be drivers
All teams must appoint a Team Captain who will be the point of contact for the team and responsible for liaising between the team and the MLR
The Team Captain must be an MLR Member

Registration & Entry
All teams must register their entry by completing the Registration Form on the MLR website here (http://www.lancerregister.com/mlr_mlr500reg.php)
All Team members must hold a current full UK driving licence
Registration will be open until midnight on 30th January 2006
The maximum acceptable number of team entries is 50. If we have more than 50 teams apply, all 50 will be drawn at random on 3rd February 2006
Details of all successful teams will be posted on the website on 4th February 2006
Team entries will cost £200 per team*, and must be paid by 28th February 2006
Any teams who have not paid by the deadline will forfeit their place, and the place will be awarded to the next team selected

Cars & Car Preparation
All cars must be Mitsubishi models and be worth no more than £500 once the car has been prepared
All Mitsubishi’s are eligible with the following exceptions; Shogun/Pajero derivatives, L200, L300, Delicia, people carriers & any commercial Mitsubishi vehicles
A rollcage, race seat and harness can be fitted without being included in the overall cost of the vehicle
The engines fitted to the cars must remain as the same type and capacity as fitted when new
The original fuel tank and bodywork must be retained
The windscreen must be retained, but side windows can be replaced by shatterproof Perspex
Interiors can be removed
Headlights must be removed, and all other lights taped
Airbags must be disabled or disconnected
There are no restrictions on tyres
No additional nudge / bumper bars are allowed. This is a non contact event
Cars do not need to have an MoT or road tax, but in such cases must be trailered to the event
Performance modifications are allowed, but all mods must be declared and included in the overall value of the vehicle
Cars can be painted, decorated and themed, but any additions must be securely fixed, and all lights and glass must remain clear

All cars will be scrutineered to ensure they are safe to drive on the circuit. This will include fuel lines, brake lines, battery, seat belts, rollcages and harnesses (if fitted), tyres, lights and general condition
All cars will be reviewed to ensure that they are generally considered to be worth no more than £500. Note: Any cars considered to be worth substantially more than £500 will be refused entry, and your fee retained
The Scrutineers decision is final
If Teams have any queries regarding eligibility (of any car, part, modification etc), they should ask for advice and confirmation from, DaveG, Biltel or Darin

The Event
All team members will be required to “sign-in” on the day and complete an Indemnity Form, prior to attending a driver’s briefing
All team members will be required to keep their arms and legs covered at all times
All drivers must wear a helmet and seat belt (or harness) when in the car
Once briefed all drivers will have to complete 3 “sighting laps” to gain a feel for the car on the circuit
All drivers will be given a wristband after they have completed their sighting laps. No drivers will be allowed to compete without a wristband
No passengers will be allowed in the cars
There must be a minimum of SIX driver changes during the race
Drivers must drive for a minimum of 15 minutes in the car after each driver change
On entry to the pits, only one of three activities can take place at any one time, ie: driver change, refuel or car repair
Driver changes and refuelling will take part in different parts of the Paddock, both of which will be signed
Car engines must be switched off during all driver changes and refuelling
Refuelling must be by 20ltr ‘jerry cans’ with the proper spout to avoid spillage
No fuel pumps are allowed for refuelling
Only the driver is allowed to refuel the car
The Race, Pits and Paddock will be marshalled throughout
No form of car-to-pit radio or telephone communication is allowed

Trophies will be awarded to the winning teams in the following categories;
Four wheel drive
Rear wheel drive
Front wheel drive
Favourite MLR500 Car (voted by all teams and spectators)

Post Event
All cars must be removed from the venue after the event – whether on the night or the Sunday after
Any personal belongings, rubbish etc must be removed from the venue

This is a non contact event and will be run with safety as the paramount concern. Although we appreciate that some cars may come into contact with each other, all drivers are expected to drive to ensure this remains at a minimum. Any drivers seen ‘ramming’ or perpetually hitting other cars will be black flagged and banned from the event

These rules are subject to change depending on queries from teams. The final rules will be issued on 1st June 2006

* Entries can be paid via the MLR Shop, or by cheque made payable to the MLR and sent to; MLR, PO Box 2740, Radstock, BA3 2XZ