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Update of 2017 UIM On-line Version Rulebooks Now Available - April 2017

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 9:31am -- Patrick Mell

Update of 2017 UIM On-line Version Rulebooks Now Available - April 2017  - Click Here For Rulebooks

We refer to the latest amendments to 2017 UIM Rulebook provisions voted by correspondence by the UIM Council (Administrators and Presidents of Commissions) in March 2017.  The on-line version of the 2017 UIM Rulebooks have been updated and are now available on the UIM website.  We have also updated the standard references for the head and neck support/restraint device with FIA 8858, upon information of COMINSAFE Chairman, Bob Wartinger. A communication was released on this matter to all National Authorities on 6th April.

Circuit Rulebook
Following articles/rules were amended

203.02 – Admission of boat for PR classes

205.07.01 – Head and neck support/restraint device, FIA 8858 standard

960.2 – Helmets for formula future drivers

Aquabike Rulebook

Following articles/rules were amended:

302.01.01 - World championship classes – new class GP4

302.02.01 - World championship duration – new class GP4

302.03.01 - World championship – N° drivers – new class GP4

320.01 - World championship definition – new class GP4

Offshore Rulebook
Following articles/rules were amended:

713 - Head and neck support/restraint device, FIA 8858 standard

XCAT section - Part 4  04. Boat weight

XCAT section - 29.01 Race course          

XCAT section - Part 4  Seats and seatbelts       

XCAT section - 24.01 Buoyancy               

XCAT section - Part 4  06. Hull deck requirements       

XCAT section - Part 4    14.9 Mirror        

XCAT section - App. 2   Scoring sytem  

XCAT section - Part 4  08. Engines        

XCAT section - Part 4  13. Drawings and measurement             

XCAT section - 12. Canopy rules/Windscreen  

Pleasure Navigation Rulebook

The following article/rule was amended:

300.11 - Head and neck support/restraint device, FIA 8858 standard

Please do not hesitate to contact the undersigned for any further related information you may wish to receive.

Best wishes,

Thomas Kurth

Secretary General