Sideways Group 5

01/01/22 to 06/04/2022

Sideways Group 5 – Rules and eligible models.

  • Allowed
    • BMW 320
    • BMW M1 Sauber
    • BMW M1 Schnitzer
    • Ferrari 512 BB LM
    • Ford Capri Mk III
    • Ford Escort Mk II
    • Ford Mustang
    • Lancia Beta Montecarlo
    • Lancia Stratos
    • Nissan Skyline
    • Porsche 935 K2
    • Porsche 935/77A
    • Porsche 935/78
    • Porsche 935/78-81
    • Toyota Celica LB Turbo

Cars must remain standard apart from the following allowable changes:

  • Axles
    • Front – Grub screws can be used to control front axle ride height.
  • Chassis
    • Any grade of chassis is permitted: hard, soft, etc.
  • Guide
    • Can be replaced with screw fit version (CH85).
  • Motor – Any of the following Flat-6 motors may be used.
    • Flat-6 yellow. MN09CH – 20500 rpm, 200g-cm. Sideways original-fit motor.
    • Flat-6 R red. MN11H-2 – 22000 rpm, 220g-cm.
    • Flat-6 S orange. MN13CH – 22500 rpm, 230g-cm.
  • Motor mount
    • Can be replaced with any anglewinder motor mount.
  • Suspension
    • Any suspension system can be fitted, but only to the rear of the motor mount.
  • Track
    • Front – Overall width must not exceed the limits of the body when viewed from above.
    • Rear – Overall width must not exceed 64mm and must not exceed the limits of the body when viewed from above.
  • Tyres
    • Front – Free choice and can be glued/trued/glazed.
    • Rear – Any Sideways,, NSR or BRM rear tyre, excluding those made from silicone or sponge, is permitted and can be glued/trued.
  • Weight
    • Additional ballast may be used.
    • Must be securely fixed.
    • Must fit within the confines of the body when the body is fitted to the chassis.
  • Wheels
    • Front – Free choice, but with a minimum diameter of 15.8mm.
    • Rear – Free choice, but with a minimum diameter of 15.8mm and excluding F1-style wheels.
  • Sundries
    • All other components are free choice – e.g. braids, wires, screws, spacers, glues and lubricants.

The following change is mandatory:

  • Traction magnets
    • Must be removed.
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