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G1-1-10

Cubic Capacity of the Engine: The volume swept by the pistons or other moving parts subjected to the force of the products of combustion in producing power. The capacity of a Rotary engine produced under Wankel Licence shall be defined as: the manufacturers stated capacity of one working chamber, multiplied by the number of rotors.

G1-1-11

Declared Race: Except for championships, teams racing, solo and sidechair races. The Clerk of the Course may declare a race during a stoppage. The results shall be as per the last completed lap. The referee may exclude any competitor deemed to be the primary cause of the stoppage.

G1-1-12

Engine: (i) The engine is the entire device that burns fuel to collectively produce sustained mechanical power, to convert heat energy into mechanical energy. (ii) The engine must consist of every part and component to maintain the original factory configuration and all components necessary to allow a sustained operation as a unit of power. (iii) Components not considered to be part of an engine are as follows Coolant fluids, heat exchange units, lubricating fluids, hoses, gaskets, ignition wires, spark plugs, filters, fastenings and drive belts will be free of restriction and not included in this definition. OEM: OEM is an abbreviation of Original Equipment Manufacturer A component or part referred as OEM or Original Equipment Manufacture is also referred to as a genuine part. The parts or components are standard production parts and are usually purchased from the dealer or distributor of the brand of vehicle that part was intended for, and are usually branded, or identified or packaged in the colours or logo of the vehicle or company that manufactures the vehicle. After Market Specifications: (i) A component or part may be produced to OEM specifications and maintaining the original factory configuration, but may not necessarily be made by the original manufacturer. A part produced to OEM specifications is intended to be a replacement part, without altering or amending the function or performance of the part, or the engine or vehicle to which it is fitted. These components or parts are commonly known as „after marketâ€&#x; parts and are usually purchased from outlets that specialise in the supply of parts or components and who are not dealers or distributors of any brand of vehicle. (ii) A component or part produced to OEM specifications is intended to be a replacement part that is made available as an alternative to a genuine or standard production part produced by a vehicle manufacturer. (iii) A component or part manufactured to OEM specifications will be produced to the same dimensions and will be made from similar or identical materials to those used in the manufacture of the original component. (iv) A component or part that is regarded as OEM, or to OEM specifications, is a replacement part for a particular vehicle produced in the country of origin, and of a particular make, model and year of manufacture.

(a)

(b)

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2010 NZ Speedway Rule Book  

2010 NZ Speedway Rule Book

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