Unregistered vehicles are now accepted by our insurer to enter Autofest Events but ONLY at the promoter’s discretion.


At Scrutineering, your vehicle will be checked to make sure it complies with the various safety regulations and requirements.


Brakes:  good pedal and no leaks.


Battery:  secure battery anchorage.


Wheels:  all wheel nuts must be fitted and wheel weights removed*. (*Burnout entrants only)


Steering: no free play, minimal stress on U joints and adequate clearance on all moving parts of the steering system.
 

Suspension:  no solid mounts, must have shocks, no excessive bump steer.
 

Seats:  secure anchorage points covered.
 

Seatbelts:  at all seating positions and in good condition.
 

Glass/Windows:  good visibility - no broken or cracked glass.
 

Engine:  no fuel, coolant or oil leaks. Fitment and operation of return mechanism/spring on carby or throttle body and a radiator catch can.
 

Supercharged Engine: each supercharged vehicle must have a Blower Restraint to SFI 14.1 or equivalent standard unless the Supercharger is fitted entirely underneath the manufacturer’s unmodified steel bonnet.
 

Body:  no sharp or dangerous protrusions, no rust, structural damage and/or loose body panels.  All closed cars must have a floor pan.
 

Bonnet:  fitted unless permitted by the Event Organiser. If no bonnet is fitted, all ancillary belts must be covered.
 

Entrant sticker: must be on car’s windscreen before leaving scrutineering.
 

Tyres:  No competition slick tyres, retread tyres or well worn tyres are to be used in any of the Driving Events including The Burnout Competition. Remoulds and D.O.T. approved treaded competition tyres will be allowed.
 

Burnout cars: Cars without a two-piece tail shaft must have all of the above plus 360 degree tail shaft loop. A fire extinguisher and a crash helmet are also required for burnout cars. Drive wheels must be steel, Alloy wheels are not permitted. Burnout group sticker must be placed on car before leaving scrutineering.
 

Methanol cars: your methanol fuel system must be in a concealed compartment separate to the driver. Our scrutineers need to be confident that there is a clear division and fuel cannot escape and get to the driver.
 

Fire Suits: all drivers competing with methanol fuelled vehicles must wear an approved race suit as well as their passenger. It is highly recommended that ALL entrants and passengers wear an approved Race suit and apparel.

 

Helmets: all drivers and passengers must wear a helmet in the Burnout Competition, as well as the Go to Whoa, Corkscrew and Bathurst Super Sprints Driving Events (Note: Helmets are not compulsory in the Grab a Flag or Autokana Driving Events). Helmets must be ADR/FIA/AASA7ANDRA/IHRA approved (NO SKULL CAPS!).
 

OTHER CHECKS MAY BE UNDERTAKEN AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE CHIEF SCRUTINEER.

 

THE EVENT ORGANISER RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO ACCEPT ENTRIES, NOT TO ISSUE AN ENTRANT STICKER OR TO WITHDRAW A PREVIOUSLY ISSUED ENTRANT STICKER (AND THUS WITHDRAW PERMISSION TO COMPETE FURTHER IN THE EVENT) IF, IN THEIR OPINION, THE VEHICLE IS, OR HAS BECOME, UNSAFE OR UNSUITED TO THE COMPETITION.