Competitive Safaris involve specially modified 4x4 vehicles tackling a specially laid out course at high speed. There are classes for a wide variety of vehicles from Standard Production Class through to purpose built specials with a variety of engine sizes.

Each vehicle must complete a prescribed number of runs over the course during the day with the fastest cumulative time revealing the winner.

All vehicles must comply with the Technical Regulations with safety features such as roll cages, harnesses and crash helmets mandatory.

You will find full information of the sport in the following articles....

Safari & Safari Lite Classes 2017 Updated 04/02/2017 V G Palmer

Classes on the day may be amalgamated if there are less than three entrants, however championship points will be awarded for all classes.

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Safari/Safari Lite Technical Regulations 2017 Updated 02/04/2017 V G Palmer

 

All vehicles competing must comply with the MSA Technical Regulations for off road vehicles Section (P) Competitors Safety (K) Competitors Vehicles (J) and the Technical Regulations of the All Wheel Drive Club. MSA Technical Regulations (J)5.20.6 and (taxed as private car) do not apply. Each vehicle must have a scrutineering log book. These will be available at to scrutineering. All vehicles must be presented for scrutineering in a clean condition.

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Safari/Safari Lite Penalties 2017

The Stewards of the Meeting are empowered to apply additional penalties to any competitor adjudged guilty of infringements to the regulations. The Clerk of the Course may also apply certain penalisations. Although these penalties are specifically draughted for Competitive Safaris, similar penalisations apply to other types of competition. Refer to MSA Yearbook for full details.

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Safari/Safari Lite Awards 2017

Safari Points System 100 points for event winner reducing to 99 for second etc. Completed runs required to be classified as a finisher are 75% – rounded up if there are an uneven number. One point is awarded to non-finishers. The best seven results count towards the championship. 90 Overall points and 98 Class points will be awarded to registered drivers when acting as senior event officials (Secretary or CoC.).

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