Championship Rules

Points system

RALLIES

Points will be awarded as follows:-

  • 1st          10 points + 2 points for Slipstream article
  • 2nd          9 points
  • 3rd          8 points etc 

If using marked maps on a 12-car, points will be awarded as follows:-

  • Last finisher on marked map          1 point
  • 2nd finisher from last on marked map        2 points
  • 3rd finisher from last on marked map         3 points etc

AUTOTESTS

Points will be awarded as follows:-

FTD          11 points + 2 points for Slipstream article

6 OR MORE IN CLASS
  • 1st          10 points
  • 2nd        9 points etc
5 OR LESS IN CLASS 
  • 1st           10 points
  • 2nd          8 points etc
  • All finishers 1 point

TREASURE HUNTS

Points will be awarded as follows:-

  • 1st           10 points + 2 points for Slipstream article
  • 2nd           9 points etc
  • All finishers     1 point

MARSHALLING

Points will be awarded as follows:-

– points will be awarded on any WMC event or any event which WMC are invited to marshal on as follows:-

          2 points per event ORGANISING – points will be awarded as follows:-

  • 10 points             Clerk of the Course*
  • 10 points             Secretary of the Meeting*
  • 10 points             12-car Organisers*
  • 10 points             Chief Marshal (Stage Rally only)
  • 10 points              Motorshow Organiser*
  • 10 points              Treasure Hunt Organiser (5 points if you do not turn up on the day)
  • 5 points                Assistant Clerk of Course (Stage Rally only)
  • 5 points                Entries Secretary (Stage Rally only)
  • 5 points                Time Keeper (Stage Rally only)
  • 2 points                Scrutineer
  • 2 points                Steward

* Denotes an extra 2 points will be awarded to the organiser/s of an event should an article about the event be published in Slipstream, no later than the following 2 magazines after the event has taken place.

Trophies

KEMPSTER CUP AND JOAN FORD PLATE (Ladies)

Both of these awards are all-rounders awards for competing, organising and marshalling on WMC own events. points are gained on the following disciplines:

  • Up to 3 Treasure Hunts
  • Up to 3 Organising
  • Up to 4 Rallies
  • Up to 2 Free Choice
  • Up to 3 Marshalling
  • Up to 4 Autotests
  • Up to 2 Social

12-CAR CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVER AND NAVIGATOR

Points are awarded best 5 our of 6 WMC 12-cars.  Points as per points system, including organising and marshalling on one event.  Both crew members must be members of WMC, temporary membership must be taken out for non-members to compete.  If a crew consists of a full member and a temporary member, points will be awarded to the full member only.  If it is found that either of the crew were not members (full or temporary) at the time of the events, points for the full member will be forfeited.

  • Awards: For each event
  • Novice For each event
  • Overall trophy Best Driver
  • Overall trophy Best Navigator

SLIPSTREAM ARTICLES

This award is presented to the member who has written the most articles in Slipstream.

  • Award – The Hogben-Hall Slipstream Trophy

MARSHAL’S CHAMPIONSHIP

Points are gained on marshalling only, 2 points per event on all WMC events and any WMC invited events.

2 points per event on all WMC events and any WMC invited events.

  • Award – The Triple ‘M’ Trophy

AUTOTEST CHAMPIONSHIP

Points are gained on all WMC autotests, plus 2 to which you enter in WMC name. 

Points as per points system, including marshalling and organising on one WMC event.

Awards:       For each event (including class awards)

  • Novice for each event
  • Overall trophy – The Titherington Trophy

TREASURE HUNT CHAMPIONSHIP

Points are gained on Treasure Hunts as per points system, including organising on one WMC event.  Maximum 4 rounds to count.  At least one crew member must be a full member of WMC to gain points, if it is found that none of the crew were members at the time of the event, points will be forfeited.

  • Awards – For each event
  • Overall trophy – The Batts Trophy

INVITED EVENTS CHAMPIONSHIP

This trophy is presented to the best performer on non Witney Motor Club Events.

  • 10 points for a class win down to 10th. 
  • The best six to count. 
  • The car must carry 2 WMC stickers.
  • To claim your points a set of results should be forwarded to the Championship Co-ordinator. 
  • All points must be claimed by October of any year.
  • Award – The Ralph Claridge Memorial Trophy 

HARTFORD MOTOR SILVER SPANNER TROPHY

This award is presented to the most active person giving assistance to WMC crews on motor sport events.

To be decided at the discretion of the committee.

NEW MEMBERS AWARD

Best overall new members (less than one year).  Points as per points system.

  • Award – Pegs Pot

MICK WARMAN MOTOR SERVICES CHAMPIONSHIP

Points are gained for competing on selected events as below.

Points are awarded as per points system:

  • April Antics
  • Micolew Walkabout
  • Nuts in May 12-Car
  • D’Arcy Miall Autotest
  • August Treasure Hunt
  • June Treasure Hunt
  • Godfrey & Claridge 12-Car

The previous year’s winner will be responsible for the next season’s points and will not be allowed to claim them themselves.

TIES

Any ties will be decided using the furthest cleanest philosophy.

WITNEY MOTOR CLUB SHIELD

A committee decision – presented to the person who, in their minds, has done a lot for the club in the previous year.  Can only be presented once.

ANNUAL TROPHIES 

Annual Trophies of the perpetual nature are to be held for 11 months and remain the property of the Witney Motor Club.