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SNF Touge Battle Series

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SNF Touge Battle
2 cars racing front to back, pure non-contact battle where overtaking is forbidden! The aim is a comparison of pure speed of 2 cars back-to-back.
Events will run at closed-circuit kart tracks around the country. Touge Battle is over distance of 1 lap, with each Battle having 2 runs.

ENTRY FEE
Entry Fee is only RM 180.00; Late entry fee on the Friday and Saturday of the event weekend is RM 200.00

SNF Touge Battle Series 2014 Calendar
The provisional dates for SNF Touge Battle 2014 are:
Round 1: 22 March 2014, UniMAP
Round 2: 12 April 2014, MIMC
Round 3: 31 May 2014, MIMC
Round 4: 16 August 2014, MIMC (cancelled)
Round 5: 30 August 2014, UniMAP
Round 6: 8 November 2014, UniMAP
Round 7: 13 Disember 2014, SpeedCity

CATEGORIES
Current categories listed for SNF Touge Battles Series 2014 are as follows:

Special Kei
Front/Mid/Rear Engine, FWD/RWD /4WD cars with naturally aspirated engines below 1000cc or forced induction engines up to 660cc, high volume unibody monocoque chassis only. Limited to production cars which conform to the original Japanese production kei-car dimensions of: Max Length: 3.4m. Max width: 1.48m. Limited to OEM narrow-body setup. Tyres must not protrude beyond the bodywork. Street tyres only, limited to the following sizes only: 155/70-12, 165/60-13, 165/55-14, 165/50-15.
This is the category for Kancils (NA & Turbo), and Kelisa and Kenari NA, and other Kei cars.

Super 1500
Front/Mid/Rear Engine, FWD/RWD /4WD cars with naturally aspirated engines below 1500cc or forced induction engines up to 1000cc, high volume unibody monocoque chassis only. (Lotus Elise/Exige/ Ariel Atom/KTM X-Bow/Radical etc do not qualify). No Rotary Engined cars.
This is the category for NA Myvi, Kelisa turbos, Swift 1.5, Vios, City, Jazz. Also Proton 4G15 engined cars, Proton Saga BLM 1.3 Campro.

Campro Chase
Proton CAMPRO engine vehicles. Proton 4G18-series engine also permitted, due to common similarities in performance. Naturally aspirated, no forced induction.
This is the category for Proton Campro and 4G18  powered cars such as Gen2, Waja, Satria Neo, Persona.

Street Tuned
Front/Mid/Rear Engine, FWD/RWD /4WD cars, high volume unibody monocoque chassis only (Lotus Elise/Exige/ Ariel Atom/KTM X-Bow/Radical etc do not qualify). Specific capacities and engines permitted are:
o Forced induction up to 1600cc (turbo or super)
o Naturally aspirated with following limitations:
– 4-valve and 5-valve per cylinder engines up to 1900cc
– 2-valve and 3-valve per cylinder engines up to 2500cc
– Mazda rotary-engine up to 1308cc (maximum 2 rotors only) peripheral port not permitted,
– Honda VTEC engines not permitted. Other Variable Valve Timing engines are permitted ie MIVEC, VVTI, VANOS, etc.
This is the category for Proton Campros, Satrias, Wira, Gen2s. Also Nissan Sentra 1.6 SR16 VVTL, BMW E30, Mitsubishi MIVEC, Toyota AE86, AE92, AE101, AE111.

Open, VTEC & Turbo
Front/Mid/Rear Engine, FWD/RWD /4WD cars, high volume unibody monocoque chassis only (Lotus Elise/Exige/ Ariel Atom/KTM X-Bow/Radical etc do not qualify). Rotary engines permitted, as well as Honda VTEC engines and turbocharged engines. Physical engine capacity limit of 2500cc. Also NA engines that are beyond the capacity limits of the lower categories ie 2000cc 4-valve engines.
Semi-slicks permitted in Open category. Stripping is permitted in Open category.

TOUGE BATTLE
Each battle will comprise of 2 runs:
– Run 1 will have Car A in front and Car B chasing
– Run 2 will have Car B in front and Car A chasing
– Start procedure will be similar to drift events where cars start side-by-side, then car on left proceeds ahead into the first turn

Declaring the Winner
The winner of each Battle is declared by the following:
– If gap between Lead car and Chase car is more than 1 car length, Lead car wins
– If gap between Lead car and Chase car is closer than 1 car length, Chase car wins
– The decision will be made by a panel of Judges of Fact. The Judges decisions are final
– Following the true concept of Touge, the gap of ‘1 car length’ is purely visual, and based on the professionalism of the Judges
– In the event of a Tie whereby Car A wins Run 1 and Car B wins Run 2, then there will be a Sudden Death Run
– Judges will announce their independent decisions of each Battle by holding up a scorecard. Majority winner out of 3 judges decisions will be declared the winner. This allows for transparency of all judging decisions
– Immediate loss:
+ going off the circuit: if 3 tyres or more are off the main circuit tarmac, the car is deemed immediate lose
+ ‘dirt drop’ of 2 outer tyres exiting a corner is allowed, as is ‘kerb hopping’ with 2 tyres over the inside
+ a spin is considered immediate lose

Sudden Death
There will be one additional run to decide a winner. Positions of Chase car and Lead car will be reversed from last Battle. Based on a single run, the Winner will be decided.

Driving Discipline
A panel of 3 Judges supplemented by the event Marshals will oversee the Battles as they take place. The following actions are forbidden and will result in immediate disqualification and forfeit of the refundable Discipline deposit:
– overtaking
– premeditated bumping or knocking
– premeditated brake-testing or sudden slowing down by the Lead car with the intent to disrupt the Chase car

Judging
Each individual decision by each judge will be recorded and the final result of a Battle will be decided by the majority score of the Panel of Judges. The decision of the Judges is final. Any protest against a decision must be accompanied by a Protest Fee of RM 100.
Finish line judging will will be supported by a video camera to record the finish of battles. Should there be a protest by a competitor, the video evidence may be used for the Judges to check back on the decision.

GENERAL TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
Street cars only, rollcage not necessary. Full interior required. Tyres that protrude past the bodywork must be covered by arches.
Dress code: Helmet; long pants; shoes

Non-eligible tyres
DOT-approved street tyres only. The list of semi-slick tyres which are NOT allowed is as follows:

Manufacturer Tyre
Yokohama/Advan A048R, AO50R
Bridgestone RE540S, RE55, RE-11S
Dunlop Formula R (D83J, D93J, D01J, DZ02G, DZ03G)
Federal FZ201
Kumho Ecsta V700, V70A
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup, TB15
Pirelli P Zero C, P Zero Corsa
Silverstone FTZ Sport Tyre RR, S575, S585
Toyo Proxes RA-1, Proxes R888, Trampio R881
Hankook Ventus Z221
 Nitto NT01
 Nankang NS2R (soft compound 120 UTQG)

Street Tyres
We are not even going to start to create a whole list of “street tyres” because that would be ridiculous. Suffice to say these popular tyres are legal:
o Achilles 123 / 123S
o Bridgetsone RE01R / RE001 / RE002 / RE070
o Falken Azenis RT615
o Federal 595RSR, 595Evo
o Goodyear RS Sport / Eagle F1 / Revspec
o GT Radial Champiro SX2
o Hankook S1-Evo / RS2 / RS3
o Kumho Ecsta KU36
o Michelin Pilot Preceda / Pilot Sport
o Nankang NS2R (medium compound 180 UTQG)
o Toyo T1R / R1R
o Yokohama AD07 / AD08 / Parada

GENERAL SCHEDULE
2:00pm   Registration
5:00pm   Open Practice
6:30pm   Battle-16 Rounds
7:15pm   30-minute evening break
7:45pm   Battle-16 Rounds continue
10:00pm   Best 8 Rounds
11:00pm   Semi finals
11:30pm   Finals

REGISTRATION

Southern Region
JDM Garage, Melaka

Gan 012-608 1116

Northern Region
BHR Motorsports

Bard 019-565-9989
Shaffiq 012-485-6834
Email: bard.bhr@gmail.com

Encik Bob 010-545-5385
Email: bobketeburuk@yahoo.com

Central Region
The usual SNF Registration Agents:

N1 Racing
8, Lorong SS 13/3D
Subang Jaya Industrial Estate,
Tel : 03 5636 5557 / 03 5636 5559

Fawster Motorsports
10 Jalan PJS 11/22 Bandar Sunway
46150 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Tel : 012 298 0548

DNT Tune
No.21, Jalan 9/23E,
Taman Danau Kota, KL
Tel : 012 – 654 8794

 

Ignition.my
Matrix Motorsports Promotion Sdn Bhd
No 10, Lorong SS 1/20A
Kg Tunku, 47300
Petaling Jaya

Other Regions
Shazli Mohd 012-204-7338 shazli@ignition.my
Faisal Asri 016-2624-299 general@ignition.my

 

FURTHER UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE RELEASED AS REQUIRED.

REGULATIONS DOWNLOAD

Tech Regs


These are the detailed technical regulations for vehicle preparation.

Sporting Regs


Sporting regulations govern the running of SNF Touge.

Entry Form


Download the entry form for SNF Touge here. Individual Clubs are welcome, minimum 8 entries required!

 

EXAMPLE BATTLE GRID

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