Tech Bulletins

Technical Bulletin #TB2018-004 B-Sedan Competition Passport

Subject: B-Sedan Competition Passport From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-004 B-Sedan Competition Passport The B-Sedan Competition Passport is now available online. Please follow the instructions below. – Please send an email to rick@svra.com with your intentions to participate in the B-Sedan Series and which car you will be using, you may enter more than one car. – The Passport will Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin 2018-003 Stock Gas Tanks

Subject: Stock Gas Tanks From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-003 Stock Gas Tanks (PDF) Any Professional Racing Series that has allowed cars to race with Stock Gas Tanks will now be acceptable to enter SVRA events. Please see the specific guidelines below. – All cars that race with SVRA must be at least 5 years old – All cars must Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2018-002 Overdeveloped Cars

Subject: 2018 Overdeveloped Cars From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-002 2018 Over Developed Cars (PDF) SVRA’s 4 main tenants for Vintage Racing are: 1. Brakes (Calipers and Rotors) 2. Wheel and Tire package 3. Displacement 4. Weight These 4 items are easy to monitor and all cars must be in compliance for their specific year, make, model and run group. Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2018-001 Rules Update

Subject: 2018 Rules Update From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2018-001 2018 Rules Update Most of the Rules changes are minor and marked in Red; please check the General Rules and Regulations, Tire Regulations and Group Regulations to see how your car may be affected. Important things to note: – All Can-Am type cars have been moved to Group 7 and Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2017-004 B-Sedan Challenge

Subject: B-Sedan Challenge From: Rick Parent, Technical Director #TB2017-004 B-Sedan Challenge (PDF) The 2018 B-Sedan Challenge Rules Document is now available, this Document includes; – Rules for B-Sedan as well as the B-Sedan Lite Classes. – Points system – Approved cars – Car weights – Registration process including Competition Passport – Regions explained – 2018 Schedule The Online Competition Passport Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2017-003 Seat Belt Recall

Subject: Seat Belt Recall From: Rick Parent, Technical Director #TB2017-003 Seat Belt Recall (PDF) Corbeau USA, LLC 5-Point Camlock Harness Belt Recall (53001B, 53007B, 53009B) TO: All Corbeau USA, LLC Dealers, and Consumers FROM: Corbeau USA, LLC, Bluffdale, UT, USA Corbeau USA, LLC has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its 5-Point Camlock Harness Belts. We have reason to Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2017-002 Simpson Helmet Recall

Subject: Simpson Helmet Recall From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2017-002 Simpson Helmet Recall [PDF] SAFETY & RECALL NOTICE TO DISTRIBUTORS, DEALERS & CONSUMERS APRIL 6, 2017 Simpson Performance Products Snell SA 2015 Certified Voyager 2 Helmet Recall TO: All Simpson Distributors, Dealers and Consumers FROM: Simpson Performance Products, New Braunfels, Texas USA Date: April 6, 2017 Simpson Performance Products has Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2017-001 Rules Updates

Subject: Rules Updates From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2017-001 Rules Updates [PDF] Spec Miata: We will be hosting the Mazda Heritage Cup series for the NA Spec Miata’s within 5 events during the 2017 season, these cars will have their own run group and will not be integrated into the standard SVRA run groups for 2017. The Heritage Cup Spec Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2016-004 FF Tires

Subject: FF Tires From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2016-004 FF Tires [PDF] SVRA would like to announce the arrival of the new Hoosier FF Tires! These tires will be added to the SVRA FF Rulebook approved tires. Please read Hoosiers Product Bulletin below. Now let’s go Racing! Rick LAKEVILLE, IN (Feb 17, 2016) – Hoosier Tire is proud to introduce Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2016-003 New General Rules

Subject: New General Rules From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2016-003 New General Rules (PDF) There have been some Minor changes to the General Rules and Regulations, mostly concerning Safety. Please read the New Rules carefully. The changes made to the Safety section mostly have to do with expiration dates of all safety equipment like driver’s gear, seat belts, window nets Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2016-002 Online Car Info Changes

#TB2016-002 Online Car Info Changes Subject: Online Car Info Changes From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2016-002 Online Car Info Changes [PDF] There have been some changes with your online car information that need your attention. Item 1: Weight In order to streamline the weighing of cars this year we will be issuing Official Weight stickers for each car. The weight Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2016-001 Definitions

Subject: Definitions From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2016_001_Definitions (PDF) Here are a few definitions to serve as a reminder to all SVRA competitors. These definitions are not new and have been part of the SVRA rules and regulations for years. Displacement: – Bore and stroke as provided by the manufacturer for make and model, Bore may be increased by .047´ Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-012 Car Weights

Subject: Car Weights From: Rick Parent, Technical Director #TB2015-012 Car Weights (PDF) SVRA has conducted a survey with our membership concerning Car Weights and here are the results. We asked 3 questions: 1) What group/s do you race in? 2) Would you like your car weight to include driver weight? 3) How much weight should be added for driver weight? Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-011 Group Changes

Subject: Group Changes From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2015_011_Group_Changes (PDF) SVRA Would Like to Introduce Group 12 Group 12 Cars will use DOT approved tires or treaded racing tires as appropriate. Group 6 GTU/GTO and MP cars have moved to Group 12. As an option, Group 10 AP, BP and MP (with Treaded Tires) may run in Group 12. Modern Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-010 Weight Survey

Subject: Weight Survey From: Rick Parent, Technical Director TB2015_010_2016_Weight_Survey (PDF) SVRA is sending out the email below to all SVRA licensed members; if you have not received this email please feel free to email me your response to this Tech Bulletin. Dear Competitor, Traditionally, all SVRA car weights have come from the SCCA GCR’s from 1967 and 1972. SVRA had Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-009 Tech Zone

Subject: Tech Zone Unveiled From: Rick Parent, Technical Director Date: December 2, 2015 TB2015_009_2016_Tech-Zone [PDF] SVRA is unveiling a new Web Page called the TECH ZONE How many times have you been at the track and heard rumors about a car that was checked for infractions, but no one knew the outcome? Well, wonder no more! Spot checks for infractions Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-008 2016 Rules Adjustments

Subject: 2016 Rules adjustments From: Rick Parent, Technical Director Date: November 30, 2015 TB2015_008_2016_Rules (PDF) SVRA will be doing something that has not been done before. We will be giving you as SVRA Members, the chance to participate in the rule change process. We have a 2 week window to adjust some rules for 2016, so if you have questions, Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-007 FF Clarification

Subject: FF Rulebook Clarification From: Rick Parent, Technical Director Date: November 26, 2015 TB2015_007_FF_Clarification [PDF] As the new guy and facilitating the FF Rulebook and writing my first Tech Bulletin I apparently have not communicated the changes clearly enough. I have received 1 angry, 2 concerned and 5 positive emails in the first day, also there are a couple of Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-006 Formula Ford Rulebook

Subject: Formula Fords–SVRA Group 2 From: Rick Parent, Technical Director Date: November 20, 2015 TB2015_006_Formula Ford Group 2 (PDF) There has been a collaborative effort between SVRA and several Formula Ford clubs and experts from across the country in crafting SVRA’s new Formula Ford Rulebook. The purpose of the Rulebook is to standardize the rules for all Formula Ford clubs Continue Reading...
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Technical Bulletin #TB2015-005 Motorola Cup Cars (SVRA Group 6)

Subject: Motorola Cup Cars Group 6 Date:   January 15, 2015 #TB2015-005_Motorola_Cup Cars During our normal end of the year analysis of all group lap times, including those at non SVRA events, some of the Motorola Cup cars raised red flags. To be clear, the appropriate run group for cars that ran the Motorola Cup series is SVRA Group 10 which Continue Reading...
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