Competitors and Vehicles

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The driver must have the necessary ability to assess each hazard and negotiate the vehicle through the hazard, the best and safest possible way. Knowledge and expertise of how to handle the vehicle is required while always being aware of their own safety and the public.

The co-driver works closely with the driver to assess the obstacle. Guiding the driver past marker pegs and through the hazard in the best way possible. The co-driver keeps track of the score card and monitors the competition. They also operate the wheel brakes and diff locks and have to get out in the mud to secure the tow rope if they get stuck in an obstacle.

 

About the vehicles

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Vehicles must be entered by their correct make and model, e.g. Toyota - Landcruiser, Hilux, Blizzard, Suzuki - LJ50, LJ80, SJ410, SJ413, Vitara, etc., or Toyota Special, Suzuki Special, etc., or Homebuilt for vehicles completely scratch built and unable to be recognised by make.

There is an extensive rulebook covering vehicle standards for the variety of vehicle classes - including defined standards of roll-over protection. A copy of these rules may be obtained from the Competition Secretary.

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Production Modified Vehicles

Super Modified Vehicles

"A Class" and "B Class"AClass

A Production Modified Vehicle is as it leaves the master distributor’s factory, and must use original equipment and parts for the vehicle make, and model, except as expressly permitted, or disallowed, in the requirements of the rules.

"A Class" - 0-4 cylinder production modified
"B Class" - 5 + cylinder production modified (exceeding 1300kg manufacturer’s kerb weight for make & model)
 
 "C Class" and "D Class"CClass

"C Class" - 0-4 cylinder super modified
"D Class" - 5 + cylinder super modified

Super Production Vehicles

Open Production Vehicles

 "E Class" and "F Class"ECLASS

A Super Production Vehicle is as it leaves the master distributor’s factory, and must use original equipment and parts for the vehicle make, and model, except as expressly permitted, or disallowed, in the requirements of the rules.
"E Class" - 0-4 cylinder super production
"F Class" - 5 + cylinder super production (exceeding 1300kg manufacturer’s kerb weight for make model)
 "G Class" GCLASS

An Open Production vehicle is as it leaves the master distributor’s factory, and must use original equipment and parts for the vehicle make, model and year, except as expressly permitted, or dis-allowed in the requirements of the rules.