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Offline jmoore2

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Convertible rules MGB
« on: February 04, 2015, 06:21:33 PM »
I have a little MGB that I would love to run at Loring this summer.  I am a bit unsure on the rule for a roll bar?  Do convertibles have to have a full cage or will a roll bar (4 point) behind the seat suffice?  There is a nice bar that is two hoops that is SCAA approved but was unsure if that would meet the standard for land speed?

Thanks for helping me clarify this rule.

Joe

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Re: Convertible rules MGB
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2015, 11:19:07 PM »
Hi, Joe.  Welcome to LSR. 

MG has a history in record setting cars going back to 1930.  Gardner, Eyston, Moss, Hill . . .

Can't speak for the Loring rules, but SCTA requires a cage.

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If they let you run, post up your speed - I'm very curious.

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Re: Convertible rules MGB
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2015, 07:45:57 PM »

He is a link to the rules.
http://www.loringtiming.com/#!race/c3r5
As I understand it, a convertible needs a 4 point cage to race at any speed under 135. To go over 135, you need a 6 point cage and to go over 150, you need a full cage.
















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