Championship Points and Information

Ravenol Gold Star Championship

2017 will be the 64th year of the Gold Star Rally Championship, the most prestigious title in UK Club Rallying. The RAVENOL BTRDA Gold Star Championship is open to all registered drivers / co-drivers competing in vehicles that comply with the 2017 MSA Safety and Technical Regulations for Special Stage Rallies. The BTRDA Rally Series classes include: –

FIA Homologated Vehicles
Class N3: Current and former FIA Group N cars over 1400cc up to and including 2000cc
Class NR4: Current and former FIA Group N cars over 2000cc

All other vehicles that comply with the 2017 MSA Technical Regulations
Class B10: Over 1400cc up to and including 1600cc, including all FIA R2B cars
Class B11: Over 1600cc up to and including 2000cc
Class H1: All Historic Category 1 cars / Category 2 and 3 cars up to 1600cc / Category 4 cars up to 1400cc
Class H2: Historic Category 2 and 3 cars with single cam engines over 1600cc / Category 4 cars up to 1600cc
Class H3: Historic Category 2 and 3 cars with multi cam engines over 1600cc / Category 4 cars over 1600cc
Class B12: Over 2000cc two wheel drive
Class B13: Over 2000cc four wheel drive cars that do not qualify for Classes NR4 or B14, and all FIA R4 cars.
Class B14: Current and former World Rally cars with a sequential gearbox, plus current and former S2000, RRC and R5 cars and any derivatives therefrom

All forced induction engines (except diesel) have the additional capacity coefficient of 1.7 to 1, except when FIA Appendix J, Art 260 applies.

 DriverPoints
1Callum Black81
2Connor McCloskey78
3Hugh Hunter77
4Thomas Preston64
5Russ Thompson62
 Co-DriverPoints
1John Rowan79
2Rob Fagg78
3Andy Murphy68
4Andrew Roughead68
5 James Aldridge65

Ravenol Silver Star Championship

The RAVENOL BTRDA Silver Star® Championship is exclusively for two wheel drive cars and is the leading 2 Wheel Drive Rally Championship in the UK.

It is open to all Drivers and Co-Drivers in classes N3, B10, B11, B12, H1, H2, H3, 1400S, 1400C, RF1.6 and RF1.4.

 DriverPoints
1Robert Dennis75
2Barry Jordan 66
3Sam Bilham66
4Dave Bennett59
5Ashley Davies54
 Co-DriverPoints
1Andrew Boswell76
2Cameron Fair69
3James Gratton-Smith67
4Alistair McNeil59
5Sam Fordham55

Thomas Panels 1400 Rally Championship

The Thomas Panels 1400 Rally Championship is for vehicles up to 1400cc and will be divided up into two competition classes:-

Class 1400C – Cars up to 1400cc with:-
(a) 8 valve engines
(b) Engines with more than 8 valves that retain the standard fuel and inlet manifold systems
(c) Engines up to 1000cc not eligible for the BTRDA Rally First
(d) Current and former FIA Gp N1 cars.
Remote reservoir suspension systems are not permitted unless fitted as standard or homologated.

Class 1400S – All other cars up to and including 1400cc. (Max of 5 forward gears in H pattern box)

See also BTRDA Rally First – Classes RF1.6 and RF1.4

Competitors in the Thomas Panels 1400 Rally Championship will also score points within the overall RAVENOL Gold Star and Silver Star Championships

 DriverPoints
1Ed Fossey81
2Chris Powell59
3Dave Brick55
4Carl Davies53
5Peter Gorst48
 Co-DriverPoints
1Chris Sharpe-Simkiss82
2Jim Lewis61
3Toby Brick54
4 Rich Jones54
5Phil King49

BTRDA Rally First Championship

The BTRDA Rally First Championship will run on all of the one day National B forest events that form part of the 2017 RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series, with the best six scores to count. BTRDA Rally First is open to any 2 wheel drive Production Car up to 1600cc that complies with the MSA Technical Regulations for Stage Rallies and the BTRDA Rally First Technical Regulations.

BTRDA 2016 Rally First Technical Regulations

BTRDA 2016 Rally First Vehicle Declaration Form

CLASSES

Class RF1.4: BTRDA Rally First cars up to and including 1400cc

Class RF1.6: Cars over 1400cc up to and including 1600cc

Competitors in the BTRDA Rally First Championship will also score points within the overall RAVENOL Gold Star and Silver Star Championships

 DriverPoints
1=Bart Lang59
1=Andrew Wheatley59
3Chris Hickman58
4Jonathan Pickering54
5David Perkins52
 Co-DriverPoints
1Sinclair Young60
2Alex Stanbury 59
3Simon Broom57
4Carrie Rogers29
5Liam Johnson27

BTRDA Historic Cup

The BTRDA Historic Cup is for competitors with Historic stage rally cars who enjoy competing on some of the best one day forest rallies in the UK. It is open to any Historic Stage Rally Car that complies with the appropriate MSA Technical Regulations.

The BTRDA Historic Cup will be split into 3 classes: –

Class H1 All Historic Category 1 cars / Category 2 and 3 cars up to 1600cc / Category 4 cars up to 1400cc
Class H2 Historic Category 2 & 3 cars with single cam engines over 1600cc / Category 4 cars up to 1600cc
Class H3 Historic Category 2 & 3 cars with multi cam engines over 1600cc / Category 4 cars over 1600cc

Competitors in the BTRDA Historic Cup will also score points within the overall RAVENOL Gold Star and Silver Star Championships so there is a double incentive to participate.

The creation of a BTRDA Historic Cup is a result of competitor requests for the BTRDA to recognise the increasing number of Historic spec cars that are competing on BTRDA Rally Series events. The leading points scorers in the BTRDA Historic Cup are listed below. The full list of Championship Points can be found elsewhere on this site.

 DriverPoints
1Robert Dennis56
2Steve Ward34
3Jeremy Wells31
4=Mark Bentley20
4=Rudi Lancaster20
 Co-DriverPoints
1Andrew Boswell56
2 Mike Crawford 34
3=Guy Weaver20
3=Ed Bentley20
5Les Forsbrook 18

BTRDA Production Cup

All cars in classes NR4 and N3 will be eligible to score points in the BTRDA Production Cup

 DriverPoints
1Russ Thompson52
2Sacha Kakad 51
3Andy Davies49
4Sam Bilham 41
5Patrick Naylor40
 Co-DriverPoints
1Andy Murphy52
2James Aldridge51
3Max Freeman49
4Cameron Fair41
5Ian Lawrence40

MG ZR Challenge

The MG ZR Rally Challenge will run as part of the RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series on all rounds of the 2017 Championship. A competitors best 6 scores will count to their final points total.

The MG ZR Challenge is open to any MG ZR (or Rover 25 / 200 model) with an engine capacity of up to 1400cc.

 DriverPoints
1Chris Hickman40
2=Sheldon Furby21
2=Euron Lloyd21
4Robert Evett20
5=Ross Clements1
 Co-DriverPoints
1Alex Stanbury40
2Carrie Rogers20
3=Charlie Mason1
3=Jon Quintrell1
3=Osian Owen1

Fiesta ST Trophy

The Fiesta ST Trophy will be part of the RAVENOL BTRDA Rally Series and will run on all rounds of the 2017 Series. It is open to any Ford Fiesta (Mk 6 2002 – 2008 model) conforming to FIA Gp N 5681 (the M Sport Fiesta ST Specification).  Cars must be entered in the appropriate event class (N3) and will also score BTRDA Rally Series points in that class.

It is also possible for crews to compete in a Clubman specification Fiesta ST where the homologated Reiger suspension and Sadev gearbox may be replaced by other approved proprietary suspension / gearbox units. Any Clubman ST Trophy cars will run in Class B11 and will score BTRDA Rally Series points in the class.

 DriverPoints
1Sam Bilham60
2Jon Ambler50
3Alasdair Currie37
4Richard Wells19
5Martin Laverty17
 Co-DriverPoints
1Cameron Fair60
2Steven Brown37
3Arwel Jenkins34
4Calvin Houldsworth19
5Abi Haycock18

BTRDA Rally Challenge

The BTRDA Rally Challenge will not be running in 2017.  Please see the 2017 Maxxis MSA English Rally Championship which is now open to all stage rally cars.

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