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Rule Change to Appendix 2 Article 28.2 – Fuel Sampling

A recent rule change passed by the Motorsport Council (MSC) has made it mandatory for cars competing in Motorsport Ireland speed events (Autocross, Rallycross, Rally Sprints, Racing, Special Stage Rallying, Sprints and Hill Climbs) to allow fuel sampling.

The specific wording of the rule change is provided below for your information and is included in the 2020 Motorsport Ireland Yearbook which will be published shortly.

28.2. Fuel.

Petrol or Diesel in compliance with FIA Appendix J Art 252, Article 9 (Petrol Max 102 octane).

With the exception of cars competing in road going production category, cars competing in Motorsport Ireland speed events (Autocross, Rallycross, Rally sprints, Racing, Special Stage Rallying, Sprints and Hill Climbs) it must be possible to take a fuel sample. For fuel injected cars the facility must be a dry break fuel sampling coupling, approved by the FIA.

For all others an appropriate fitting to allow fuel sampling must be present. In addition, competitors must carry and make available a 600mm minimum length of hose to which, where necessary, the appropriate mating part is to be attached.

Cars must have sufficient fuel for a fuel test at any time during an event. Minimum volume required is 3.5 litres.

Further Information

For more information, please phone Motorsport Ireland on (+353) 01 677 5628 or email info@motorsportireland.com 


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