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December 08, 2014, 03:44:30 PM
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Tachyon

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http://scca.cdn.racersites.com/prod/assets/rm%2014-21%20final.pdf

Competition seats certified to the FIA 8855-1999 standard does not comply with all the requirements defined in the FIA 8855 -1999 standard..
FIA therefore decided that for safety reasons the homologation of the following competition seat, What ever the manufacturing date,  is withdrawn with immediate effect:
MAKE : RECARO GmbH% co (DEU)   
Model : Pole Position
Homologation number: CS.997.00

All these seats can no longer be considered as complying with the FIA 8855-1999 standard, their use is prohibited in all cases in which compliance with the above-mentioned standard is Mandatory.  This decision will be published in the next edition of the FIA bulletin.

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December 19, 2014, 07:31:23 AM
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Here is the official notification from ASN CANADA FIA - December 19, 2014.



Withdrawal of FIA - Approved Safety Seat
WARNING / WITHDRAWAL OF FIA-APPROVED SAFETY SEAT
December 15, 2014
During the internal quality control process of the competition seats certified
to the FIA 8855-1999 Standard, RECARO found that the Pole Position seat
with the homologation number CS.997.00 does not comply with all the
requirements defined in the FIA 8855-1999 standard.
The FIA therefore decided that for safety reasons the homologation of the
following competition seat, whatever the manufacturing date, is withdrawn
with immediate effect:
Manufacturer: RECARO GmbH&Co
Model: POLE POSITION
Homologation Number: CS.997.00
As these seats can no longer be considered as complying with the FIA 8855-
1999 standard, their use is prohibited in all cases in which compliance with
the above-mentioned standard is mandatory.
Please note that a complete and up-to-date list of competition seats
homologated according to the FIA 8855-1999 standard may at any time be
accessed on the FIA website (http://www.fia.com/sport/homologation).