Front brakes banned by CIK in non-gearbox classes
At its meeting on September 30th, 2015 in Paris, France, the FIA World Motor Sport Council took the following decisions on the basis of proposals by the International Karting Commission.
The WMSC approved the deletion of Article 2.3.5 of the International Sporting Code. Consequently, Drivers who hold a national licence can now participate in national Competitions outside their home country, provided they have permission from their ASN.
The WMSC approved the amendment of Article 2.11 of the CIK-FIA Technical Regulations. Any brake system acting on the front wheels is prohibited for al l categories without gearboxes in the CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies. The homologation of the hand-operated front brakes will be still valid until 31.12.2017. Only the use in CIK-FIA Championships, Cups and Trophies is prohibited from 01.01.2016.
The WMSC approved the amendment of Article 31 of the CIK-FIA Specific Prescriptions regarding front spoiler penalties. From 01.01.2016, the automatic 10” penalty without possibility of appeal when the front spoiler is moved after an impact, which was successfully tested in the last Competitions at Le Mans and La Conca, will be generalised.
The WMSC approved the 2016 sporting calendar.