Chief Moderator: Phil Thornton
This season we will be running six divisions using all the mods and the original cars so there should be something for everyone. The very popular Inter League series will now have an exclusive Sunday night slot alternating with a new “Graduates Cup” division for the 1967 cars. The 65 and 66 cars will share alternate Tuesday night slots; the Amateurs and Novices running one week and the Historic Trophy the other. We will again run a 69 division with our friends at GBGPL, this will be held on alternate Mondays.
As ever, drivers are being asked to read the rules, dates and track selection for each division and enter the divisions, they prefer. The objective here is to ensure the drivers are happy with the rules, dates and track selection of their chosen division(s) before committing to the season. The moderators reserve the right to adjust the driver allocation as necessary but this is unlikely for all but the Amateurs and Novices divisions.
The “Graduates Cup” has replaced last season’s Division 1 and Clubmans Cup championships. This division will use the original 1967 cars but chassis allocation will be through a system of tokens. Drivers of all abilities are welcome but the slower drivers will not be afforded a chassis advantage.
Newcomers to GPL will generally enter the Novices Trophy that utilizes the 65 cars. Here they will be able to get up to speed with racing on-line without the demands of the challenging 1967 cars. Once they are comfortable on-line, they may decide to move on to the higher divisions with the faster cars. Faster newcomers and experienced drivers who like the 65 cars, are best suited to the Amateurs Trophy (to be run on the same night as the Novices Trophy).
Drivers of all abilities who enjoy the 66mod can enter the Historic Trophy division. The top drivers in the championship will be restricted to the slower chassis. This season an extra chassis group has been introduced to encourage a wider use of all the available cars. The races will be run under PRO damage.
Drivers will not be restricted to entering a single division. Drivers can enter as many divisions as they like but they cannot enter both the Novices Trophy and the Amateurs Trophy.