Class 3 + 4

CLASS 3

This class is ideal for those who want to put a ‘big’ engine in place of the original engine. This is a popular class with very close fast sideways racing.

The cars resemble stadium ‘Hot Rods’ as they used to be and to a certain degree, as they are now.

The car used must be a saloon or hatchback and have Rear Wheel Drive. Any front engined, front wheel drive saloons with a wheelbase of 2400mm or more may be converted to front engine rear wheel drive. The engine must be of a minimum of 1421 cc capacity. There are unlimited tuning modifications allowed, the engine/gearbox/axle need not be original.

At present there are many popular combinations of body shell & engines. e.g. RWD Ford Escort Mk I & 2, Sierra, Toyota Starlets, Talbot Sunbeam, converted FWD Peugeot 206 & 309, all fitted with one of the following engines: Ford 2.1 & 2.5 Pinto / Vauxhall 2.0 VW 1.9 Rover V8 / Ford V6 / Renault V6 etc. 16 valve engines are now allowed in the class.

CLASS 4

This is the smallest capacity modified engine class, ideal for those who want to squeeze more power than anyone else out of a small engine.

The car used must be a Front or Rear Wheel Drive saloon, hatchback, van or pick up. The engine must be of a maximum of 1130cc capacity, be of the type originally fitted to the car and must remain in its original position. There are unlimited tuning modifications allowed.

This is a popular class and consists of mainly Mini’s with a few Imps and Fiats, however this class is beginning to see many of the latest generation of under 1130cc cars such as the Citroen Visa, AX, VW Polo, Vauxhall Nova, Nissan Micra, Peugeot 106 & 205 Fiat Uno 60, Strada 60 and Rover 111.