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After an unprecedented number of incidents last year, most notably at the Silverstone Classic when several cars in the Stirling Moss and Woodcote Trophies race were damaged in a multi-car incident under a pace car, Motor Racing Legends has published a Code of Racing Ethics (‘CORE’), spelling out the standards and the spirit expected of all drivers in its series. “CORE has been created following the unprecedented level of response received to our message on driving standards last autumn,” said MRL boss Duncan Wiltshire. “We are grateful to all of you who took the trouble to share your experiences and concerns, and also to offer possible solutions. Motor Racing Legends has always taken the issue of driving standards extremely seriously, and we believe our races have a very good record in this regard. It was heartening to note that most of the reported incidents were not from our own events. It is nonetheless clear that driving standards remain a matter of great concern to all. CORE is our answer to those concerns and can be found on the Motor Racing Legends website,” he added. There have been some tweaks to the regulations of some of the series for 2023, and drivers are reminded that Engine Capacity Certificates – this is a system in which engines are inspected and certified during winter rebuilds by a licenced inspector – are a requirement of the following Series:
– Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy
– Stirling Moss Trophy
– Jaguar Classic Challenge NEW
– Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC
– Tony Dron Trophy
– Historic Touring Car Challenge
Entries accepted without an Engine Capacity Certificate will be classified as Invitation and will not qualify for podium places or class awards.

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