Regulations

The Regulations for the Northampton Motorsport Lotus Seven Club Speed Championship 2017 have now been approved by the MSA, and are listed here,

2018 Published Regulations

2018 Entry Form

You have probably seen information regarding the partnership between the MSA and Dare to be Different to give opportunities to Girls & Women to participate in motorsport. The minimum age to start competing in speed events is 16, however there are many opportunities to join in a take part in motorsport. In order to promote opportunities within our own championship , entry fees to the championship and our Curborough events are discounted for novices who are current members of the dare to be different campaign.

Simple Guide to Class Structure

Classes 1 to 4 are within the Road-Going Specialist Production Car Category. Classes 6 & 7 are within the Modified Specialist Production Car Category

Whilst this guide gives a simplistic view of the classes please refer to the full regulations for the details.

Class 1

This class is designed for any standard Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine size upto 1600cc, 
  • Gearbox : 4 or 5 Speed
  • Engine Type : Any single Cam,Rover K, Sigma, Crossflow, Suzuki 660cc
  • Tyres : MSA List 1A Radial
  • Power : Upto 125 BHP
  • Driver Aids : None
  • FHR : Optional
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT, Road Tax, Road Insurance

Typical Standard Models : Seven 160, Classic, Academy, Roadsport 125, Tracksport 125

Class 2

The class is designed for standard Lotus 7,and falls within the MSA rules for Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size upto 1800cc
  • Gearbox 4,5 or 6 Speed
  • Engine Type : Any single Cam,Rover K, Sigma, Crossflow, Zetec (Carbs),  Lotus Twin Cam, Cosworth BD
  • Tyres MSA List 1A Radial
  • Power : Upto 150BHP​
  • Driver Aids : None
  • FHR : Optional
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT, Road Tax, Road Insurance

Typical Standard Models : Roadsport 140, Seven 270, Supersport 140,

Class 3

The class is designed for any standard Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size upto 1800cc
  • Gearbox 4,5 or 6 Speed
  • Engine Type : Any single Cam,Rover K, Sigma, Crossflow, Zetec (Carbs),  Lotus Twin Cam, Cosworth BD
  • Tyres MSA List 1B Radial
  • Power  :Upto 150 BHP
  • Driver Aids : None
  • FHR : Optional
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT, Road Tax, Road Insurance

Typical Standard Models : Roadsport 140, Seven 270, Supersport 140,

Class 4

The class is designed for any Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size : Unrestricted
  • Gearbox 4,5 or 6 Speed, except for non car derived engines which may use sequential.
  • Engine Type : Unrestricted
  • Tyres MSA List 1B Radial
  • Power  :Unrestricted
  • Driver Aids : None
  • FHR : Optional
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT, Road Tax, Road Insurance

Typical Standard Models : , Seven 360, Seven 420, R300, R400, R500, 620R

Class 5

The class is designed for any Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Modified Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size : Unrestricted
  • Gearbox 4,5 or 6 Speed, except for non car derived engines which may use sequential.
  • Engine Type : Unrestricted
  • Tyres MSA List 1C
  • Power  :Upto 210 BHP
  • Driver Aids : All Permitted
  • FHR : Mandatory
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT

Typical Standard Models : , Seven 360, Seven 420, R300, R400

Class 6

The class is designed for any Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Modified Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size :  Unrestricted
  • Gearbox : Unrestricted
  • Engine Type : Unrestricted
  • Tyres : MSA List 1C 
  • Power  : Unrestricted
  • Driver Aids : All Permitted
  • FHR : Mandatory
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5, MOT

Class 7

The class is designed for any Lotus 7, and falls within the MSA rules for Modified Specialist Production Cars

  • Engine Size :  Unrestricted
  • Gearbox : Unrestricted
  • Engine Type : Unrestricted
  • Tyres : Unrestricted
  • Power  : Unrestricted
  • Driver Aids : All Permitted
  • FHR : Mandatory
  • Windscreen : Standard or Aero
  • ROPS : MSA Rollbar + Petty Strut or Full Cage
  • Documents : V5 or MSA Log Book

Championship Management

  • Competition Secretary - Chris Bramall (MT)
  • Deputy Competition Secretary - Rob Jacobs (MT)
  • Championship Co-Ordinator - Christine Abbot (MT)
  • Novice Co-ordinators – Paul Colins & Graham Howard
  • Curborough Secretary of the Meeting – Antony Hawkins
  • Curborough Comentator : Paul Richards
  • Curborough Club Stewards - Tam Calvert + Judith Hickey
  • Curborough Office – TBA