Regulations

1. Participant/Vehicle

Three and four-wheel vintage vehicles manufactured before 1975 and regularly registered are eligible for participation. The vehicles must be in their original condition and satisfy the provisions of road traffic laws. The following documents are required: driver's license / car registration book according to the national regulations of the country of origin, a document showing the cars's year of construction (not teh registration date) and valid insurance paper.

2. Vehicle categories

1 Ancêtre until 1904
2 Vétéran 1905 – 1918
3 Vintage 1919 – 1930
4 Post Vintage 1931 – 1945
5 Post I 1946 – 1955
  Post II 1956 – 1960
  Post III 1961 – 1965
  Post IV 1966 - 1975

The organizer reserves the right to allow the participation of veteran cars constructed after 1975 (will not be taken into consideration for the total scoring).

Entries can be taken into consideration on a limited basis.
In order to guarantee the technical and historical diversity of the event, only two vehicles per type will be admitted.

Example Porsche 356:

  • 2 Coupés
  • 2 Roadster
  • 2 Speedster

Example BMW:

  • 2 Coupés
  • 2 Cabrios

The finale division of the vehicles into categories is reserved to the organizer in the light of the registrations. If a category has less than five vehicles, it can be included in another category or if there are too many vehicles in a category it can be devided further into a subcategory. Each car must be occupied by two people. The participation of other passengers depends on the availability of seats in the vehicle.

3. Scoring

The following scoring will be used in the Südtirol Classic Schenna:

  • Single score per category
  • Total score
  • Crew score: 3 teams make a crew. The crew can register at the latest at the check-in. Participants of all categories can register for team classification.

4. Prizes

The following prizes are assigned:

  • 1st to 3rd place in categories with more than 4 participants
  • 1st to 3rd place for crews
  • 1st to 5th place for total score

5. Course of the Südtirol Classic Schenna

The Südtirol Classic Schenna is a demanding tourist event with time trials and passage controls. It ist highly recommended to carry along at least one stopwatch (twin, trip master and watches of any kind). Please note that for the scoring trials no high-tech instruments such as computer, satellite navigator or else are allowed. During the whole event, technical checks can be mad on all vehicles. The relevant ”road book” with all the information is given to the participants at the moment of the presentation of the vehicle documents at the race office.

The driver must hold a valid driving licence; it is possible to change the driver during the race, provided that also the other person holds a valid driving licence.

Each vehicle must show its starting number in a visible position on the side and the front of the vehicle. It is forbidden to cover the car number plate.

The average speed of the trials is 20-40 km/h. The timing ist calculated to the tenth of a second. Penality points are assigned for divergences (1 penalty point each tenth of a second; max. 500 penalty points each time trial).

6. Traffic Regulations

The participants are subject to the road traffic laws of the Italian Republic. Said laws must always be complied with during the whole course of South Tyrol Classic. All the participants shall drive at their own risk and they alone are responsible for the roadworthiness of their vehicles. Important: according to the Italian low drivers are obliged to switch on the lights also during day time.

7. Protests

Protests must be submitted in written form within 60 minutes after the displaying of the scorecard. Scoring for Thursday: on Friday from 8.00 am, for Friday on Satuday from 8.00 am and for Saturday on Saturday from 4.00 pm.

8. Waiver of Liability

At the moment of their entry the participants (contenders, drivers, co-drivers, vehicle-possessors and legal owners) renounce the right to proceed or to file recourse against

  • the organizers, its representatives, judges, and assistants
  • authorities and any person involved in the organization of the event in case of accidents or damage suffered during th event.

The organizer reserves the right to exclude participants from the race in case of severe breaches of the rules and/or of the road traffic regulations.

9. Media, Internet

With their names all participants give their consent to the organization committee for the release of their data to the media as well as for the publication on the Internet, exclusively for the purposes related to the event and they will not enter a protest against the organization committee or the media disclosing their data.

10. General

The Südtirol Classic Club/Schenna Tourist Office reserve the right to undertake any alteration and/or to cancel the event owing to measures ordered by the relevant authorities, force majeure or to safety reasons, should said measures be required by extraordinary circumstances. In said cases the Südtirol Classic Club/Schenna Tourist Office are not liable for the compensation of any eventual claim for damage. This agreement ist valid as of the entry into the event for all participants.

11. Entries/Entry forms

The entries with the relevant entry form are to be sent to the following address:

Südtirol Classic Club
Tourismusbüro Schenna
Erzherzog Johann Platz 1/D
I-39017 Schenna

Tel. 0039 0473 945669
Fax 0039 0473 945581
www.schenna.com
www.suedtirolclassic.com
E-mail:

Please send the form completely filled in and signed by the participant. Please enclose the entry form an up-to-date color photo of your vehicle. Is there an interesting story about your car? Please let us know. The information on yourself and your vehicle can be used by the organizers, the event speaker and the public at the start to make public your participation and to render our passion for old timer events as transparent as possible.

Please enclose the cheque in € with the participation fee. The cheque is to be issued in favour of the Südtirol Classic Club. Alternative modes of payment /e.g. bank transfer, credit card) may be possible after prior consultation with the organizer.

The deadline for entry is March 31, 2017, 7.00 p.m.

The number of participating vehicles is limited: to 130 for the rally, to 40 cars for the cultural pre-programme.

The final selection of the participants will be carried out by the committee in accordance to automobile history criteria. The older vehicles will be given absolute priority. The refusal of a vehicle is non-appealable.

The notification of the acceptance of the entry will be sent by mid May 2017, so that participation in the event and the journey can be timely organized.

12. Participations fee Services

The participation is specified in the entry form. The participation fee is a down payment, which will be returned only in case of the refusal of an entry or the canceling of the event. The sole exception is proven cases of hardship. In this latter case a processing tax of e 200 will be deducted. The participant is personally responsible for cancellation and the cancellation charge levied by the hotel (regardless of the package selected). This also applies if entry is refused. The participation fee must be paid with a check in e issued in favor of the Südtirol Classic Club. The check is to be attached to the participation form. Participation forms without the check will not be taken into consideration. The check will be cashed in at the beginning of the event. Applicants who have not been included in the event shall be returned their check.

The services requiring the down payment are indicated on the participation form. We can satisfy specific accommodation and hotel requests if possible – however, we reserve the right to see to the arrangement.

13. Acceptance

All vehicles are subject to technical controls before the start. In case of substantial deviations or deficiencies, the vehicle will be excluded from the event.
The presentation of the documents and the vehicle is scheduled for July 12th, 2017 from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m and July 13th, 2017 from 10.00 am to 04.00 pm. The driver must be present at the moment of the technical control. After the technical control the following documents are to be submitted:

  1. Confirmation of entry
  2. Valid driver’s license
  3. Vehicle registration documents
  4. Insurance

14. Parking

The participants can park their vehicles for free in the Raiffeisenkasse Schenna multi-story car park. The parking area will be manned by security on a 24 hour basis, from 9.00 am of Wednesday 12th July until 2.00 pm of Sunday 16th July 2017.

15. Trailers

For organisational reasons we would be grateful if you could notify us if you intend to arrive with a trailer (see registration form).

The official trailer parking area is located at the parking area of the parking area of Merano 2000 Ropeway valley station.

Meran 2000 Seilbahnen AG
Via Val di Nova, 37, 39012 Merano BZ
Italy