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Pro Late; Pro Trucks; Super Late Model; Super Stock; Modifieds of Mayhem; Sportsmen; Bombers.

2016 Pro-Late Model Rules

 

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Speedway rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

*Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

* Any competitor that finishes in the top 5 may be required, at their expense, to remove the intake, heads, and/or oil pan for inspection purposes.

*All cars must go through technical inspection prior to car taking to the track for practice. Cars will be weighed with driver, and may be done prior to or after qualifying and prior to or after the feature. Reading of designated scales will be official.

Any issue that is discovered in pre-practice tech that is not fixed to officials’ satisfaction by pre-qualifying tech will result in the loss of one qualifying lap.

Weight

All specified weight requirements will be with gas, oil, water and driver prior to racing.

  1. Minimum weight 2750.
  2. Maximum left side weight will be 58.0 percent at all times without fueling.
  3. Added weight must be in block form of no less than five-pound blocks (no pellets). Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with car number in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the Driver. No Tungsten or similar weight allowed!

Engines

  1. GM # 88958604 with the following updates, 1.6 rocker rocker arms, Valve Spring Part # 12586484 from Phil Harper, Comp Cam valve springs #941-16, Champ oil pan # CP106LTRB and Balancer.
  2. Ford # M06007-D347-SR with 1.5 rockers.
  3. McGunegill Ford # ASA 425LM with 1.5 rockers.
  4. Fl Limited Spec with 1.150 governor.

 

Crate engines may be refreshed, but must retain all manufacturer’s specifications.

No reground cams. Maximum compression all engines 10.0.

Recommended rocker arms will be Crane Cams.

 

Re-built engines must have seals from a re-builder on the S.E.A.L. approved list or carry a 50 lb penalty. Seals on all engines must remain in place and be unaltered.

Only the top five drivers finishing a race, their crew chief or owner may claim a crate engine from a driver finishing the race ahead of the claiming Driver. The claim will be limited to one car and must be made within 10 minutes after completion of the feature event with the cash only claim fee to the Race Director or Chief Pit Steward. The claim fee will be the current price of the crate engine Plus $100. The fee will be distributed to purchase a new crate Engine for the driver being claimed plus a $100 pulling fee. Not included in the claim are carburetor, water pump, distributor and pulleys. A claim fee will not be accepted should Speedway Officials determine the claim fee has been made on someone else behalf or the fee is from more than one party. Failure to pull and sell a claimed engine will result in the driver being claimed forfeiting all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. The driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete again at Speedway.

Carburetor 1. Holly 650 HP 4150-80541 four-barrel. No alterations 2. Body of carburetor – no polishing, grinding, or drilling of holes permitted. No paint or any other type of coating other than from carburetor manufacturer allowed inside or outside of carburetor. 3. Any attempt to pull outside air other than down through venturis is not permitted. 4. A minimum of two return springs is required. Throttle stops recommended.

Carburetor Spacer

  1. GM Crate Motor spacer Maximum height 1″ Aluminum with 1 paper gasket per side not to exceed .065″ in thickness. Open or 4 hole type allowed or VDL tapered spacer only. All Fords will not be allowed to run any spacer.

 

Air Cleaner

  1. Air cleaner cannot be removed at any time during competition or practice.
  2. Element may not be sprayed or soaked with any type of chemicals or liquids.
  3. Nothing may direct or control the flow of air inside the air cleaner housing except the air cleaner element.
  4. No sheet metal heat shields or any other type of hot air deflection device or airflow deflection device allowed past the backside of the radiator or in engine compartment.

Exhaust Manifold

  1. Any type single flange steel tubular header permitted. Exhaust system must exit behind driver. If exhaust exits through the door, installation must include an exhaust flange that is mounted flush to the door. Exhaust pipe must not protrude through door.

Engine Placement

  1. Measured from the center of #1 spark plug hole to the center of the top ball joint with in ¼” tolerance. Chevrolet – 4″, Ford 4″.
  2. Engine must be in center of frame with 1″ tolerance.
  3. Center of crankshaft to ground clearance 10″.

Transmission

  1. Must have transmission with at least two forward and one reverse working gears. Jerico type transmissions permitted.
  2. No Rankin or direct drive type, quick-change or automatic transmissions permitted.

Clutch

  1. Multiple disc clutches with steel floaters and pressure plates permitted, minimum 5 ½” in diameter. Solid magnetic steel clutches and pressure plates only. Clutches must be positive engagement design.  Slider or slipper clutch designs are not permitted.  No carbon fiber clutches.  Clutches found not to meet this definition will be deemed illegal.
    2. Clutch housing assembly or cover may be made of steel or aluminum.

Spindles

  1. Aftermarket, homemade and ¾-ton spindles permitted. Must be steel only or approved Coleman spindle.

Brakes

  1. Front and rear disc brakes mandatory. Any caliper permitted.
  2. Only cast steel rotors permitted. Rotors must maintain a minimum of ¾” thickness and cannot be drilled or slotted completely through.
  3. No carbon fiber, fiberglass or titanium brake parts allowed.

Brake Cooling

  1. All air intakes must be routed either from the nose of vehicle or air box only. Two hoses per brake, with a maximum 3″ flexible hose to the brake.
  2. Brake fluid circulators permitted. Liquid or gas cooling not permitted.

Ignition

  1. One Crane Cams Ignition part # 6000-6701 only as produced from Crane. Mounted on right side of car dials pointed out the passenger side on original plate. The mag positive & negative shall be a maximum length of 62 inches. Must be remain uncut or spliced and on top of dash in clear view.
  2. Alternators permitted.
  3. One battery permitted. Maximum 16 volt and mounted securely outside of drivers compartment.
  4. All wiring must be sealed. No unplugged wiring.
  5. No traction control devices, electronic or otherwise, will be permitted. Use of traction control will be cause for immediate disqualification and suspension from future racing events.
  6. Mandatory 6300-RPM for Fords and 6400-RPM for Chevy and 6600 for Fl Limited Spec .

Wheels

1.10”Racing steel wheels only.

  1. No Air bleeders permitted.
  2. NO BLOWERS OR HOSES WILL BE ALLOWED TO BLOW AIR ON TIRE OR WHEEL.

 Tires

  1. Hoosier F-45 Tire Only. No soaking or altering of tire in any manor allowed. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Speedway Officials, will be confiscated.
  2. Maximum tread width allowed is 66” (No Tolerance). Tread width is measured from the left center of tire to the right center of tire. Spacers permitted.

Shocks

  1. Racing shocks permitted. One shock per wheel. Adjustable shocks allowed.

Rear Ends

  1. Quick change and open tube rear ends permitted.
  2. No Independent rear suspension. Cambered rear ends permitted 1.5 degree maximum.
  3. Damper shocks permitted.
  4. Titanium Axles will be allowed.
  5. No fifth (5th) coil, or lift bar suspensions will be permitted. No birdcage set- ups of any kind (3 or 4 link).Trailing arms must mount to rear end in a solid fashion (heim allowed) and no part of the trailing arm mounting may freely rotate around the rear end.
  6. Trailing arms must be solid, one piece construction with no moving parts, with one heim at each end of the trailing arm. Trailing arm mounts must also be solid and may not have the ability to move.

Fuel System/Cell

  1. TRACK FUEL REQUIRED. MINIMUM PURCHASE REQUIRED AT EACH EVENT. This will be the only fuel permitted to be used and must be unaltered. Fuel samples may be taken at any time and tested. Alcohol, nitro-methane, nitrous oxide, other oxygenating agents, or other additives are not permitted. Use of such substances or additives will result in immediate D.Q.
  2. Manual, block mounted stock type fuel pumps only. No electric fuel pumps.
  3. No icing, Freon type chemicals or refrigerants may be used in or near the fuel system or engine compartment. No cooling of fuel cell or fuel system.
  4. Fuel cell mandatory, maximum capacity 22 gallons, No “U” Shaped Fuel Cells or non standard-shaped fuel cells.vented with maximum 1″ vent to outside left rear of body. OBERG Fuel Valve # SV-0828 Mandatory.
  5. Fuel cell must have a minimum of two, made of 1″ square tubing, protection braces wrapping around fuel cell from front, underneath and to back of cell and a rear protection bar of 1.75″ tubing extending below the rear of frame and at least ½” below the bottom of fuel cell to cover the width of the fuel cell. Minimum ground-to-fuel cell 8″.
  6. Cars must have a minimum 1/8” steel plate, or similar strength aluminum plate, between fuel cell and rear end. A similar plate at the rear of the fuel cell is recommended.

Cooling System

  1. All cars must have catch can or hose to exit at windshield.
  2. Water only must be used in cooling system. Any additive to water, i.e. Water Wetter, must first be approved by a Speedway Official. Any driver found using unapproved coolants must pay a $100 fine before driver can compete at Speedway.

3.The duct work between the nose and the radiator may be no wider than 29” and may not be carbon fiber.

Springs

  1. Steel Coil over or bucket type springs permitted only. No titanium or carbon fiber.

Body

Refer to CURRENT ABC Rulebook for all body rules: All panels must have ABC stickers.

At all times, the ABC “A” measurement must maintain a min. length of 11.5 inches. Also, 20 inches is the min. length allowed for the nose, measured from the bottom, leading edge at center, up to the hood seam.

No panels allowed extending top edge of doors. The car body must be acceptable to Speedway Officials at all times. No car will be allowed to start a race without a full body.

 Interior

1.Interiors must be steel or aluminum only and shield driver from ground, engine compartment and fuel cell area. Firewall must be no less than 24-gauge metal and fully seal driver from engine compartment.

  1. Car may have an installed dash panel with optional gauges. No digital gauges permitted. No in-car timing devices during competition.
  2. ON-OFF switch must be located on dash within easy access of driver as well as access from outside left window opening. ON-Off positions must be clearly marked.
  3. Quick release steering wheel is mandatory. Center top section steering post must be padded with at least 2″ of padding material.
  4. All roll bars surrounding driver must be padded. Padding must be acceptable to Speedway Officials.
  5. A window net must be installed in the left side door glass opening. The window net must be a rib type, made from nylon material with a minimum 1″ square opening between the ribs.

The minimum window net size shall be 22″ wide by 16″ high. All window nets must have quick release mechanism and be welded to roll cage. The window net, when in the closed position, must fit tight when secured.

  1. Rear view mirror permitted inside of car only.
  2. Approved helmet and fire suit and gloves required any time vehicle is on racing surface.
  3. Head and neck restraint will be mandatory.

Frames

  1. Straight rail, perimeter and OEM front clip frames permitted.
  2. No chassis adjustment from inside car except for brakes.
  3. Frame and roll cage, including weight box, must be inside of left front and left rear tires.

Roll Cage

  1. Speedway Officials must approve roll cage designs. Round steel tubing 1 ¾” OD round tubing by .090″ minimum wall thickness must be used to construct roll cage. Roll cage should be box type with a cross support in the back and a minimum 9″ upright support at the left front support.
  2. Left door must have four bars and must have 1/16″ minimum steel plate on all door bars.

Drive Shaft

  1. Steel or Aluminum drive shaft only. No carbon fiber wrapped in aluminum.

Drive shaft must be painted white or silver.

  1. Minimum one 360 degree loops, 1″ x 1/8″ steel.

Sway Bars

  1. The main body of the front sway bar must be made of steel and may be splined for attaching to the main body. Helm joints may be used for attaching the sway bar arms to the lower control arms.

Late Model Rule Enforcement

  1. The Chief Tech Inspector shall be authorized to make changes from any specification contained in these rules as a situation may dictate. Furthermore, the Chief Tech Inspector may impose further restrictions in an attempt to maintain fairness. Under no circumstances may the Tech Inspector alter any safety rule to less than stipulated.
  2. ANY VARIANCE OF THESE RULES BY PARTICPANT THAT MAY ULTIMATELY LEAD TO A REDUCTION IN SAFETY, OR AN INCREASED RISK, TO ANY PARTICIPANT, SHALL BE EXCLUSIVE RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY OF PARTY OR PARTIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VARIANCE. THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SPEEDWAY AND THE PROMOTERS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR RULES AS PROVIDED.
  3. OFFICIALS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CONFISCATE THE PARTS.

Protests

  1. Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top five and be on the lead lap. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted.
  2. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 CASH. The driver who wins the protest will receive $225.00.
  3. Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait three weeks before protesting again.
  4. Drivers or cars found illegal forfeits all points and moneys earned for the entire race meet.
  5. Refusal to comply with protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

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2016 Pro Truck Rules

 

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Speedway rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.                                                                                                                   *Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.                         *Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

* Any competitor that finishes in the top 5 may be required, at their expense, to remove the intake, heads, and/or oil pan for inspection purposes.

*All trucks must go through technical inspection prior to car taking to the track for practice. Trucks will be weighed with driver, and may be done prior to or after qualifying and prior to or after the feature. Reading of designated scales will be official.

Rules and Specifications

Weight – All specified weight requirements will be with driver, fuel, oil and water prior to racing.

  1. Maximum allowable left side weight will be 57.0% of total weight with driver.
  2. Minimum weight 2,900 pound with driver after race, one pound per lap will be deducted.
  3. Additional weight may be added in block form of no less than 5-pound blocks (no pellets). Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with truck number painted in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the driver.

Interior:

  1. Truck interior must be complete and shield driver from ground, engine compartment and fuel cell area. Firewall must be no less than 24-gauge metal and fully seal driver from engine compartment.
  2. Master disconnect switch must be located on dash and easily accessible.
  3. Quick release steering wheel is mandatory.
  4. A window net must be installed in the left side door glass opening. The window net must be a rib type, made from nylon material with a minimum 1″ square opening between the ribs. All window nets must have quick release mechanism and be welded to roll cage.

Body:

  1. The truck body must be acceptable to Officials at all times. All body parts must have a

Minimum clearance of 4″ prior to race with fuel, oil, and water, without driver. No truck will be allowed to start a race without a full body.

  1. Bodies will be fiberglass or PVC (rubber) replicas of the standard cab. No carbon fiber parts allowed.
  2. Approved bodies: 1997-2009 Chevrolet C10/ C1500/ Silverado, 1997-2009 Ford F-150, 1997-2009 Dodge Ram, 2004-2009 Toyota.
  3. Body must be mounted in the center of the frame and fit the 108-inch wheelbase of truck with wheels in center of wheel wells.
  4. Minimum roof height must be 55 ½ “, measured from a point in the center of the roof 10” behind top of windshield.

Maximum height at rear of roof is 56″; maximum variance from a point 10″ behind windshield to rear of roof is ½”. Minimum rear deck height must be 36″, measured where rear deck meets the spoiler. Minimum window opening must be at least 16″.

  1. Body must maintain original configuration, size and shape.
  2. Front and rear window opening must be covered with a minimum 1/8″ inch thick clear polycarbonate. Clear polycarbonate must cover entire opening and should follow the contours of the body. Clear polycarbonate (1/8″) side window vents are optional and cannot exceed 9″ in height. Rear triangle lexan maximum size 16” x 32” and straight.
  3. Hoods must remain flat. Positive fasteners must be installed,
  4. Full rear deck coverings are mandatory and must completely cover the rear of body and flat. The rear half of the lid must be able to open for inspection purposes.
  5. Front air dams must maintain original configuration and all body support brackets must be located inside the body structure.
  6. Rear spoiler is mandatory. Maximum 6” x 60”. No forward rudders or mounting brackets will be permitted. The maximum spoiler height is 44″ from the ground unless roof is higher than the minimum.

Engine:

  1. GM 88958602 or 19258602 Crate Motor Only and must run all GM specs as delivered from the manufacturer. Must have 1″ inspection plug in pan.
  2. Claimer rule on an engine is $3500.00 after the race, plus $500.00.

Engines may be refreshed, but must retain all manufacturer’s specifications.

No reground cams. Maximum compression is 9.6.

Only drivers finishing the race, their crew chief or owner may claim a General Motors crate engine part # 88958602 or 19258602 from a driver finishing the race ahead of the claiming driver. The claim will be limited to one truck and must be made within 10 minutes after completion of the feature event with cash only to Chief Tech Inspector. Not included in the claim are carburetor, water pump, distributor, ignition, pulleys, plug wires, fuel pump, flywheel, pressure plate and clutch. A claim fee will not be accepted should Officials determine the claim fee has been made on someone else’s behalf or the fee is from more than one party. Failure to pull and sell a claimed engine will result in the driver in question forfeiting all purse and points for the event.

Carburetor:

Holley 650 HP 4150-80541four-barrel only. No alterations. No carburetor spacer permitted. Throttle linkage must have at least 2 return springs.

Ignition:

  1. Mandatory Crane Cams Ignition part # 6000-6701 only as produced from Crane. Mounted on right side of truck dials pointed out the passenger side on original plate. The mag positive & negative shall be a maximum length of 62 inches. Must remain uncut or spliced and on top of dash in clear view.
  2. Only one box will be permitted must be mounted on right side.
  3. All wires must be exposed and in plain view and easily traced by tech officials.
  4. 6200 maximum RPM limit.

Air Intake:

  1. Only round dry type paper element 14″-16″ in diameter, maximum 4″ in height may be used in air cleaner at all times.
  2. Element may not be sprayed or soaked with any type of chemicals or liquids.
  3. All air shall be filtered through element.
  4. Top of air cleaner must be solid, no holes.
  5. It will be permitted to shield the front area of the air cleaner up to a maximum of one half the air cleaners’ diameter and not wider than the height of the air cleaner filter.
  6. Top and bottom of the air cleaner housing must be the same diameter. A maximum of a 1″ lip from the air cleaner to the top and bottom edges of the air cleaner housing is permitted.
  7. Nothing may direct or control the flow of air inside or outside of the air cleaner housing except the air cleaner element.
  8. Cowl induction, air ducts or baffles will not be permitted on or leading to the air cleaner.
  9. An opening 2.5″ x 20″ may be cut in the hood behind the carburetor with the back edge either meeting or a maximum of 1″ from the windshield.
  10. A fresh air deflector will be permitted and must be placed at the center of the leading edge of the windshield directly under the hood opening. The fresh air deflector must be made of aluminum and measure a maximum of 2″ down and 2″ forward by 20″ in width with square bends and no radius or air flow devices, end caps permitted no larger than 2″ by 2″.
  11. No sheet metal heat shields or any other type of hot air deflection device or air flow deflection device will be allowed past the backside of the radiator or in the engine compartment.

Exhaust:

  1. Any type tubular header permitted must have single flange.
  2. Exhaust system must exit behind driver and out right side.
  3. No “X” pipes, “H” pipes, or balance tubes permitted. “Y” pipes permitted.
  4. Exhaust Pipes: The options listed below reflect MAXIMUM inside diameter.
  5. Absolutely no boom tubes permitted.

Fuel System/Cell:

  1. Maximum 22-gallon fuel cell must be must be mounted in steel container with a minimum of two protective bars made of 1″ square tubing, protection braces wrapping around fuel cell from front, underneath and to back of cell and a rear protection bar of 1.75″ tubing extending below the rear of frame and at least 1/2″ below the bottom of fuel cell to cover the width of the fuel cell. Fuel cell and steel container must be mounted in center of frame and behind centerline of rear axle. Fuel cell and container must have a minimum of 9 inches clearance from the ground.
  2. Fuel line must not run inside driver’s compartment. Only stock side block mounting mechanical pump permitted.
  3. No icing, Freon type chemicals or refrigerants may be used in or near the fuel system or engine compartment.
  4. Must use track fuel.
  5. OBERG Fuel Valve # SV-0828 Mandatory.

Cooling System:

  1. Only block mounted belt driven water pumps allowed.
  2. Water only must be used in the cooling system. Any driver found using unapproved coolants must pay a $100 fine before driver can compete.

Transmission:

Option #1

  1. Standard GM turbo 350 automatic transmissions allowed. Must have three forward gears and reverse. All gears must be working. Manual shift kits permitted. Reverse shift patterns permitted.
  2. OEM type torque converters may be used. NO hollow converters allowed. Minimum ten-inch torque converters permitted. No exterior valve mechanism or band adjusters allowed.
  3. Transmission coolers permitted. All cooling lines must be steel braided with screw in fittings. No rubber hoses or clamps allowed.

Option #2

  1. Standard 3-speed or 4-speed OEM or OEM-style synchronized manual transmission with non-splined clusters allowed. No straight-cut gears allowed.
  2. No gun-drilled main shafts.
  3. No internal clutch-type transmissions allowed. Must have external clutch, pressure plate, and flywheel assembly.
  4. Transmission must have at minimum two (2) forward and one (1) working reverse gear.
  5. No overdrive or under driven transmissions permitted. High gear must be 1 to 1 and no other gear may have a ratio higher than 1.20 to 1.
  6. No Rankin-type or cluster-disconnect transmissions allowed.

Clutch & Flywheel

  1. Standard OEM or OEM-type clutch, pressure plate, steel flywheel, and throw-out bearing permitted.
  2. Clutch discs and spacers must be steel. Multiple disc clutches with steel floaters and pressure plates permitted, minimum 7 1/4″ in diameter. Solid magnetic steel clutches and pressure plates only. Clutches must be positive engagement design.  Slider or slipper clutch designs are not permitted.  No carbon fiber clutches.
    Drive Shaft:
  3. Drive shafts and universals must be of similar design standard production type and must be made of steel. Minimum 3” diameter. Minimum one 360° loop of 1 inch by 1/8 steel secured to cross member or chassis. Drive shaft must be painted white with truck number painted in red or black.

Frame:

  1. GM metric frame only may be used. 1978-87 Chevrolet Malibu, Monte Carlo, Pontiac Grand Prix, Oldsmobile Cutlass, or Buick Regal. Frames must retain original 108-inch wheelbase. Maximum allowable difference from side to side is 1 inch. Frame may be fabricated from 6″ off the centerline or rear axle to rear of truck and from front sway bar forward. No under slung rear chassis’s allowed. Holes may not be cut to lighten frame. Frame may be X’d. Frames may not be narrowed. Front cross member must remain original and, may not be notched, narrowed, cut or otherwise altered except for may have the front horn cut off for clearance of the drag link only. Minimum ground clearance, prior to race with fuel, oil and water, without driver, is 6″.

Roll Cage:

  1. Officials must approve roll cage designs. Round steel tubing 1.750″ OD round tubing by .090″ minimum wall thickness must be used to construct roll cage. Roll cage should be box type with a cross support in the back and a minimum 9″ upright support at the left front support.
  2. Left door must have a minimum of three bars in (four recommended) and must have 1/16″ minimum steel plate from frame to top door bar.

Engine Placement:

  1. Engine must be centered between frame rails. Engine must be installed in its original position. No setbacks permitted. No torque plates permitted.

Wheels:

  1. 15″ steel racing wheels only, maximum rim width 8″, and maximum offset difference of 2″. Air bleeders not permitted. Hubs must have 5/8″ wheel studs. All wheels must have truck number on wheels.

Tires:

  1. Designated Hoosier only. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Officials, will be confiscated.
  2. Front and rear tread width is 63″ with referee.

Suspension:

  1. Front suspension components must remain stock for original frame used.
  2. Aftermarket tubular upper A-Arms with any ball joint, and bolting directly to OEM spindles may be used.
  3. OEM heavy-duty spindles (i.e. Impala, Truck, etc.) allowed and must mount in stock locations.
  4. No steel sleeves permitted over spindle. No offset or dropped spindles permitted.
  5. Lower control arms cannot be shortened or otherwise altered. May have either steel (monoballs ok) or rubber bushings only.
  6. Front sway bar must be one-piece. (Maximum diameter of 1.375″).
  7. Coil springs may be replaced but must mount in OEM stock locations on lower A-Frame and rear axle.
  8. Minimum front spring rate must be no less than 500 lbs at any time. Spring rate is subject to inspection after the event.
  9. Absolutely no bump-stops, coil binding, or chassis stops of any type. Will be checked by putting front tires on ½” blocks and cross member on the ground.
  10. Only one shock permitted per wheel. All shocks must be steel, non-adjustable. Claim rule will be $175.00 per shock. (Shock must be claimed within ten (10) minutes of completion of Victory Lane ceremonies, in cash, presented to the Head Tech Official.)
  11. No coil over shocks or coil over converted shocks permitted, or remote reservoir shocks. No threaded body or cups.
  12. Rear shocks must mount in stock location on rear axle. Coil spring rubber inserts permitted. No leaf springs or torsion bars permitted. All bushings must be of OEM or OEM-type dimensions. Rear sway bar permitted, but must be OEM stock bar. Must use stock type bushings.

Steering:

  1. Steering box may not be removed from factory location.
  2. Original OEM steering must be used. Pitman arm and idler arm must be of original GM type used with this frame or stock aftermarket replacement.
  3. Adjustable center link and steel Heim-type tie rod ends permitted.

Rear End:

Option #1:

  1. Original 10 bolt GM rear end permitted. Any ring and pinion ratio permitted. Welded spider gears, full steel spools, steel mini spools, and steel Detroit locker rear ends permitted.
  2. Rear trailing arms must mount in original brackets and in original holes in frame. Steel Heim joints permitted. Absolutely no aluminum trailing arms permitted. No cambered rear ends permitted.

Option #2:

  1. Ford 9” rear end permitted. Must be all-steel housing, no aluminum center section permitted.
  2. Absolutely no internal oil cooler pump permitted.
  3. Any ring and pinion ratio permitted. Lightweight ring and pinion allowed.
  4. No aluminum carriers or aluminum pinion bearing retainers allowed.
  5. Only steel full spools, steel mini spools, and steel Detroit locker rear ends permitted.
  6. Floater rear ends permitted. Bolt-on snouts and gun-drilled axles permitted.
  7. Absolutely no aluminum, titanium or exotic metals permitted in any rear-end components.
  8. Rear trailing arms must mount in original brackets and in original holes in frame. Steel Heim joints permitted. Absolutely no aluminum trailing arms permitted.
  9. No cambered rear ends permitted.

Brakes:

  1. Front brakes must use original OEM appearing calipers.
  2. If heavy-duty hubs or rotors are used, they must bolt directly to OEM spindle and use OEM appearing caliper. No adapters are permitted.
  3. Rear brakes must use OEM or OEM replacement components and any hubs or heavy-duty replacement hubs must attach to OEM axle and backing plate.
  4. Rear disc brakes allowed.
  5. No aluminum brake rotors or drums allowed. Aluminum rotor hat permitted. Brakes must function on all four wheels.
  6. No scalloped brake rotors permitted.

PROTESTS 1. Only Drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested trucks must have finished in the top five and be on the lead lap. 2. All protests must receive approval from the Tech Director. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted. 3. All protests must be submitted to Tech Director in writing within 10 minutes of the feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250 CASH per item $1000.00 CASH for bottom end. The track will retain 25% of protest money the driver who wins the protest will receive the other 75%. Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait three weeks before protesting again. 4. If another illegal item is discovered while looking for the protested item, then the protested car will be declared illegal. We will still look for the protested item. 5. Drivers or trucks found illegal forfeit all points and money earned for the entire race meet. 6. Refusal to comply with a protest or to tear down when instructed by Technical Director will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension and loss of points and money earned for the event. Upon returning to competition the driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

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2016 Super Late Model Specifications & Guidelines

 IMPORTANT: Competitors MUST READ the “Additional Series/Track Rules” Section at the end for additional rules specific to a Track or Series.


  1. Eligible Cars and Bodies Guidelines
  2. All competing cars will be full-sized, stock American manufactured passenger car bodies. Current A-B-C Body Rules apply unless otherwise specified herein. Refer to A-B-C Rulebook and guidelines for details. Also, no panels allowed extending top edge of doors. No under car panning outside of frame rails and no further than drivers’ box front or rear of bottom of driver’s seat. Any holes in body not being used must be covered and remain so during the race.
  3. Rub rail are discouraged and may only be used if they are polycarbonate.
  4. If exhaust exits through the door, installation must include an exhaust flange that is mounted flush to the door. Maximum ½” gap around the exhaust pipe. Pipe must not protrude through door.
  5. At all times, the ABC “A” measurement must maintain a min. length of 11.5 inches. Also, 20 inches is the min. length allowed for the nose, measured from the bottom, leading edge at center, up to the hood seam.
  6. The air box between the nose and radiator may have no pieces wider than the radiator. No types of under-body air deflectors are allowed. All air for blowers or coolers in the engine compartment must be pulled from the nose or the radiator air box.   Air may not be blown or forced onto the tire or bead….air may only be directed to the brake rotors. The duct work between the nose and the radiator may be no wider than 29” and may not be carbon fiber.
  7. Minimum Base Weight: 2750 lbs (see “Series/Track Additional Rules” section for additional weight breaks or penalties).
  8. 0% Max. left side weight at all times (without refueling). For post-race total weight rules, teams may refuel, or officials may utilize “1 lb. per lap” burn-off.
  9. 66 inch maximum tread width for all cars.
  10. Interiors must be steel or aluminum only.
  11. All cars must go through technical inspection prior to car taking to the track for practice. Cars will be weighed with driver, and may be done prior to or after qualifying and prior to or after the feature. Reading of designated scales will be official. Issues discovered in pre-practice tech that are not fixed to satisfaction by pre-qual. tech will result in the loss of 1 qualifying lap.
  12. Engines

Basic Engine Guidelines

  1. Use of any engine under 347 Cubic Inches will require a 50lb penalty.
  2. Engines with rear mounted distributors will be located so the forward most spark plug is no more than two inches (2”) from the center line of the upper ball joints. Engines with front mounted distributors: up to four inches (4”) setback from centerline of upper ball joints. Crate Engines may use four inch (4”) setback.
  3. Engines may not be offset more than one inch (1”) from centerline of car.
  4. Front center of crankshaft must have at least ten inches (10”) of ground clearance. Crate Engines must be at least 11 inches.
  5. Standard steel blocks only. No Carbon Compacted blocks of any type.
  6. No Ford D3, SC, or other High Port heads. The following are the ONLY approved Ford heads: A, B, C, C3, and C35. These heads must remain unaltered other than porting and polishing. No altering of these heads will be allowed so as to change runner floor or roof height to raise port or ports, these heads will be considered high ports and are not permitted. Runner floor and runner roof heights must remain as manufactured from Ford.
  7. No Overhead Camshafts.
  8. A maximum 16 inch (O.D.) air element and housing must be used.
  9. Carburetor restriction must be done with a solid plate or cone type system only, and may NOT be externally adjustable in any way. No adjustments may be made to the carb/restrictor package following qualifying. Teams will race with the same package they qualify with.
  10. Any competitor that finishes in the top 5 may be required, at their expense, to remove the intake, heads, and/or oil pan for inspection purposes.
  11. Starting in 2017, externally lightened blocks will receive a weight penalty to be be determined, with the goal to eventually eliminate those blocks.

9:1 Compression Engine 362 Max Cubic Inches/Cast Iron Block/

(This package may phased out in the near future)

  1. Cannot exceed 9.5:1 compression. Method of determining compression will be at the discretion of Officials.
  2. Minimum valve angle: GM-18 degrees; Ford 9 degrees with 4 degrees valve center; and Mopar 12 degrees. (+/- 2 degrees)
  3. Steel or aluminum cylinder heads.
  4. Steel standard production crankshaft; balancing, lightening, stroking allowed.
  5. Any camshaft, any steel lifter, any rockers arms. Gear drives allowed.
  6. Steel or aluminum intake. No fabricated intakes. No material may be added to production intake manifold to increase carb height. No welded on spacers or air deflection devices allowed in intake. No part of carb spacer shall enter the intake.
  7. 390 CFM 4bbl Part #6895 or #80507. Carburetors must pass inspection at any time regardless of temperature. Booster bar may be removed from center of booster (max inside dia. of booster .473) and the booster may be tapered from the center seam down (booster must retain .700 length minimum) but all 4 boosters must be the same style. No other modifications are allowed on carbs.
  8. 1” Maximum spacer allowed but cannot extend into manifold.
  9. 8000 rpm max.

Southern Super Parts Engine (SSPE)

Southern Super Parts Engine (May Be Claimed for $21,000 + pulling fee)

  1. Maximum Engine displacement is 362 cubic inches.
  2. Maximum compression ratio is 11.5:1 with +.5 tolerance.
  3. Any flat top piston permitted with 927 wrist pin and .043 x .043x 3mm ring package only.   Pistons must not extend out of the top of engine block. Maximum racer cost of $1400.00 per set.
  4. Cast Iron engine blocks only.
  5. Intake must remain stock. Absolutely no match porting or blasting of any kind permitted. Slotting of bolt holes, water lines and matching of sides allowed. Ford part #: Edelbrock 2928, 2929, or 2934 only. Chevy part#: Edelbrock 2814 only.
  6. Crankshaft must have a minimum weight of 40 pounds (with front timing pulley or sprocket). Minimum main size Chevy 2.300/ Ford 2.250. Maximum advertised racer cost of $1400.00
  7. Connecting rods: Minimum rod journal size 1.850”.   Absolutely no piston-guided rods permitted. Maximum racer cost of $1400.00 per set. No titanium rods permitted. Minimum rod weight 560 grams.
  8. Listed Brodix Cylinder Heads only. Heads may be surfaced to achieve proper compression ratio. Absolutely no other work of any kind will be permitted to the intake ports, exhaust ports, or combustion chambers. Ford part #: SP STS T-1 F Std 225-SSPE. Must retain minimum valve angle of 20°. Chevy Part #: SP STS T-1 Std 225-SSPE. Must retain min. valve angle of 21°. Multi-angle valve job permitted. Absolutely no blending of valve job below valve seat permitted. Chamber must retain shape 3/8” above valve seat. Minimal blending due to multi-valve jobs permitted.
  9. Maximum valve size: Intake 2.08”, Exhaust 1.60”, Stem size 11/32”. Intake valve may be titanium or stainless steel. Exhaust must be stainless steel.
  10. No Titanium valve springs permitted. Maximum racer cost: $425.00 per set. Titanium retainers permitted. Lock angles not specified.
  11. Camshaft must be Competition Cam Part #: 21151712.   Camshaft must be installed on 104° intake centerline +/- 1°. Roller lifters, maximum racer cost of $700.00 per set. Maximum lift of .715” while using 1.6 rockers checked at valve with zero lash. Maximum 1.6 rocker arm racer cost of $1,500.00 per set. Magnetic-type push rods only. No keyway guided lifters permitted.
  12. Maximum 5 stage dry sump oil pump permitted. Max. racer cost of $1,250.00.
  13. Oil pan must have 1” inspection hole. Absolutely no sectional pans permitted. Open box pans only (NO windage tray / scrapers etc.). Max. racer cost of $550.00.
  14. Ignition System may only be Crane Cams Ignition part # 6000-6701. Mount on right side of car dials point out the passenger side. The mag positive & negative shall be a maximum length of 62 inches. Must be remain uncut or spliced and on top of dash in clear view. Mandatory 8000 RPM Rev Limiter must be installed and fully functional.   Absolutely no crank trigger pickups permitted.
  15. Carburetor must be an unaltered 750 CFM 4779, 80528 Holley permitted. Carburetor must pass inspection at any time regardless of temperature.   Maximum 1” carburetor spacer permitted on Ford motor only. Maximum ½” carburetor spacer permitted on Chevrolet motor only. Teams are required to bring a 1.350” carb restrictor that series officials may require to be used with this engine package. Details may be found on each event’s entry form.

“Other Engines”

  1. E.A.L. approved McGunegill, Hamner. Ford 374D and Florida SPEC “Sealed Engines” may also be used. The 6 existing Ford 374D engines are grandfathered for the next two years. That package will be eliminated after that. No new Ford 374D engines may be built. If necessary, series officials may add or subtract weight to ensure fair competition. Any tampering of seals or established construction of these engines is grounds for immediate disqualification. Additional tech rules will apply.   The maximum RPM is the series mandated 7600 for these engines. Rev limiting device must be operational at all times with RPM Dials securely covered. All Sealed engines must use the gauge legal, 750 carb as described in the SSPE section.
  • The “ACE” Engine as commonly used in the ARCA Midwest Tour may also be used with a 750 carb as described in SSPE engine section. Series officials may add or subtract weight to ensure fair competition. 7600 rpm max.
  1. Crate engines may also be used. Series officials may add or subtract weight to ensure fair competition. Cars utilizing crate engines must use the engine, carb and ignition specifications from the JEGS Series rules.
  2. Fuel System
  3. Sunoco 110 Spec fuel. Fuel samples may be taken at any time and tested. Alcohol, nitro-methane, nitrous oxide, other oxygenating agents, other additives and/or fuels that contain masking agents or oxygen are not permitted. Street-use pump gas is not allowed. Use of such substances or additives will result in immediate disqualification and loss of points.
  4. No electric fuel pumps or forced induction of any kind are permitted.
  5. No icing or cooling of fuel system.
  6. A fuel cell will be mandatory with a 22-gallon (U.S.) maximum. Fuel cell must have a minimum of eight inches (8”) ground clearance. Fuel cell must be equipped with at least two (2) protective straps completely around the cell. Fuel cell must be mounted securely behind the rear axle of the car. Cars must have a minimum 1/8” steel plate, or similar strength aluminum plate, between fuel cell and rear end. A similar plate at the rear of the fuel cell is recommended. All cars must have safety bar at the rear of the fuel cell. At a minimum, all fuel cell configurations must include a rubber type cell in a steel container. No “U” Shaped Fuel Cells or non standard-shaped fuel cells.

D.   Ignition

  1. Battery powered ignition. Vehicle MUST start under own power.
  2. Maximum 16 Volt Battery. Car must be capable of being started with a 12-volt battery. No Magnetos.
  3. All wiring must be sealed. No unplugged wiring. All ignition boxes must be mounted on the passenger side, in plain view, and out of reach of the driver…and…all wires to the distributor must be run separately and not part of a bigger loom or wiring harness.
  4. All teams must only use ONE Crane Cams Ignition part# 6000-6700 (HI-6RC) and a Coil part# 730-0192 (PS92N), mounted on a tray as specified at website.

E.   Suspension

  1. No fifth (5th) coil, or lift bar suspensions will be permitted. No birdcage set-ups of any kind (3 or 4 link). Trailing arms must mount to rear end in a solid fashion (heim allowed) and no part of the trailing arm mounting may freely rotate around the rear end. Trailing arms must be solid, one piece construction with no moving parts, with one heim at each end of the trailing arm. Trailing arm mounts must also be solid and may not have the ability to move.
  2. No cockpit, driver adjustments, other than brake bias.
  3. Coil Springs and Spindles must be Steel. (Exception: approved Coleman Spindle)
  4. No traction control devices, electronic or otherwise, will be permitted. Use of traction control will be cause for immediate D.Q. and suspension from series.
  5. One shock per wheel. Shocks must be only mechanical in nature and no part of suspension or shocks may utilize electricity.
  6. Wheels and Tires
  7. HOOSIER F-45 TIRES. Steel 10” wheels only.
  8. Bleeders are not allowed. Hidden bleeders will be checked for!!!
  9. Cars must start the feature on the same tires on which they qualified. Cars running the last chance race may change tires prior to that race, but must return to the qualifying tire for the feature. Cars that run the last chance race on qualifying tires will be allowed to change tires prior to the feature.
  10. Use of tire softening or altering agents will not be permitted. Use of such substances will result in immediate disqualification, loss of points and money.
  11. Transmission, Driveshaft, Rear End
  12. Full standard type transmission only will be permitted. No quick-change transmissions will be permitted. Automatic transmissions will not be permitted. Crate engine teams may use their transmission rules with no weight penalty.
  13. A minimum of one reverse and two forward gears will be required.
  14. Multi-disc clutches will be permitted. No direct drives. Conventional clutch mounted to fly wheel only will be permitted. Any transmission that does not meet these guidelines may be assessed a minimum 25 lbs penalty.
  15. No carbon fiber or nonstandard material clutches. The minimum clutch diameter is 5.5”. No “slipper” or “centrifugal” clutches allowed.
  16. Driveshaft must be equipped with a minimum of two (2) safety straps and must be painted white. Drive shafts must be made of Aluminum or Steel only, and use no other materials (i.e. carbon fiber, etc).

H. Brakes

  1. Vehicle must be equipped with four-wheel hydraulic brakes.
  2. No carbon fiber rotors. Only steel rotors are allowed (no titanium).
  3. Brake fluid circulators permitted. Liquid or gas cooling not permitted.
  4. Safety
  5. Radio communication to the drivers is mandatory, with a minimum of one (1) spotter for each team. Spotter must have the capability to monitor series race control with a scanner.
  6. Approved seat belts and double shoulder harness will be required, no older than three (5) years. A crotch strap will be required.
  7. A capable form of head & neck restraint must be used. A strap-type neck restraint is mandatory (No Neck Collars). Drivers will not be allowed on the racetrack at any time without proper neck restraints in place.
  8. Helmet must be 2005 Snell standard or better and have sticker visible for inspection. Full-face helmets required.
  9. Clean, full driving suit and approved gloves for fire protection are mandatory.
  10. Side plate for driver’s door will be mandatory. Must be 12 inches (12”) high post-to-post, 1/16” minimum thickness steel or and must be fastened with a minimum of six (6) half-inch bolts or securely welded to series’ approval.
  11. Driver’s window must be equipped with safety net with quick release-latch. String window nets will not be permitted. The minimum net size must be 22” wide and 16” high. When latched, the window net must fit and pull tight.
  12. Resilient padding designed for roll bar use must be installed on any roll cage member which can be reached by any extremity of the driver while driver is normally seated with restraints fastened. Steering wheel must be padded.
  13. All lead weights must be painted white, with the car number painted on each individual piece. All lead weights must be securely fastened. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine. No Tungsten or similar weight allowed!
  14. All competing teams must possess a minimum 10 lb. Aluminum working fire extinguisher while in attendance in pits, and this item must be presented at inspection. Car number must be painted on fire extinguisher
  15. A main electrical cut-off switch needs to be clearly marked and easily accessible to safety crews.
  16. Numbers must be a minimum of 21” in height, with body of each character a minimum of 3” in width and must be professionally placed on each door. A number will be required on top, readable from the infield.
  17. A car number at least six inches (6”) in height must be placed in the upper right hand corner of the windshield.
  18. Roll cage must be constructed of 1 ¾” OD round steel tubing with a minimum wall thickness of .090”. Three inches (3”) maximum gussets measured diagonally must be welded in main roll cage area where a 90 degree angle exists or where the roll cage meets the main frame rails. The main frame rails / bolt-on clips must be steel from radiator area to behind the fuel cell. Main Frame rails must be a minimum of 2” x 3” rectangular steel.
  19. No part of any cooling system may be located in driver’s compartment.
  20. Batteries must be securely mounted outside of driver’s compartment.
  21. A working Fire Suppression system or driver accessible fire extinguisher is required. All cars must have an OBERG Vacuum Style fuel shut off placed at the point the fuel exits the cell

OFFICIAL DECISIONS

  1. Any situation not specifically covered in these rules will be acted upon by the official or officials in charge at the time, whose decision will be final and binding on all participants.
  2. Any disagreement over technical questions or operations will be resolved by series officials. When decision is rendered, decision is final and binding
  3. Continuous developments in racing may necessitate changes which cannot be anticipated at the time rules are formulated. If necessary, rules may be updated, changed, deleted or added to at the discretion of the officials.
Additional               SSS                 Rules Section1.        All one day shows will be impound races.2.        Minimum fuel purchase required.3.        A muffler must be used at Nashville.
  • At certain events, to encourage participation of local competitors, the officials may alter the rules for those cars to try and create a level playing field for cars that might fall outside of the normal rules. Official’s decisions are final.

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2016 Super Stock Rules

 

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Speedway rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

* Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

General

  1. Minimum wheelbase of 103″.
  2. Minimum weight is 3000 lbs. (100 pound weight break for option 2 engine) Maximum left side weight is 56%.Stock frame clips with stock steering box 2950 lbs.

Minimum weight will be enforced before and after qualifying and before the race. Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with car number in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the Driver.

  1. No titanium products, parts or components allowed anywhere on race car. No gun-drilled, tubular or hollow bolts or studs anywhere on car.

Engine

  1. V8 engine only. Maximum 362 CID.
  2. Centerline of crankshaft must be a minimum of 12″ from ground level, centered in frame (+/- 1″). Forward most spark plug must be set back no further than upper ball joint.
  3. Holley 2 bbl model 4412 carburetor only. No modifications except choke butterfly may be removed and choke horn may be machined off. Breather gasket must remain.
  4. Breather and air filter required at all times. Air boxes are permitted.
  5. Aftermarket aluminum intake manifold allowed with maximum 4 5/8″ from carburetor mounting surface to inside bottom. Cast iron manifolds may run ½” adapter if necessary to mount carburetor to 4bbl intake.
  6. Any cast iron head that meets the following. Stock valve angle. Maximum 190cc intake port runner.

No porting, polishing, or port matching! No blending of valve job to bowls. No aluminum heads allowed. No flow work allowed on heads or intake. 75 degree maximum angle under valve seat. No bowl hogging.

  1. Heads may be ported no more than 3/8″ from intake and header surface.
  2. Unaltered GM 25534351 Heads allowed. Angle milling permitted only.
  3. Stainless valves allowed. No titanium valves. Maximum valve size 2.02 int./1.60 exhaust.
  4. Maximum valve lift .500″ measured at the valve with zero lash. Hydraulic or solid lifters only.
  5. Flat top pistons Steel rods only.
  6. OEM stroke crankshaft for engine used. No titanium crankshafts. Balancing allowed, No lightening. Minimum crankshaft weights – 48 lbs. Lighter Crankshafts – add 50 lbs.
  7. Must have 1″ inspection plug above oil level or 100 pound penalty.
  8. MSD ignitions optional. No crank trigger ignitions. No traction control devices Must have a 6800 RPM Chip required mounted out of reach of driver on right side of car and taped and tie wrapped into place.

OR

OPTION 1.GM 88958604 Crate Motor only (No alterations except small balancer)

Crate engines may be refreshed, but must retain all manufacturer’s specifications.

No reground cams. Maximum compression 10.0.

OPTION 2.GM 88958602 or 19258602 Crate Motor Only and must run all GM specs as delivered from the manufacturer. Must have 1″ inspection plug in pan.

Claimer rule on this engine is $3500.00 after the race, plus $500.00.

Engines may be refreshed, but must retain all manufacturer’s specifications.

No reground cams. Maximum compression is 9.6.

  1. Holley 650 HP 4150-80541 4 barrel carburetor. No alterations
  2. 1″ Aluminum Carb Spacer allowed. Open or 4 hole type, no taper or beveled holes.
  3. MSD Soft Touch Rev Control with 6300 for 602 and 6500 for 604 RPM Chip required mounted out of reach of driver on right side of car and taped and tie wrapped into place.

Only the top five drivers finishing a race, their crew chief or owner may claim a General Motors crate engine number 88958604 from a driver finishing the race ahead of the claiming driver. The claim will be limited to one car and must be made within 10 minutes after completion of the feature event with the cash only claim fee to the Race Director or Chief Pit Steward. The claim fee will be the current price of the General Motors crate engine number 88958604 plus $100. The fee will be distributed to purchase a new General Motors crate engine number 88958604 for the driver being claimed plus a $100 pulling fee. Not included in the claim are carburetor, water pump, distributor and pulleys. A claim fee will not be accepted should Speedway Officials determine the claim fee has been made on someone else behalf or the fee is from more than one party. Failure to pull and sell a claimed engine will result in the driver being claimed forfeiting all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. The driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete again at Speedway.

Transmission

  1. 3 or 4 speed transmissions only. Minimum of two forward and one reverse gear required at all times.
  2. Multiple disc clutches with steel floaters and pressure plates permitted, minimum 5 ½” in diameter. Solid magnetic steel clutches and pressure plates only. Clutches must be positive engagement design. Slider or slipper clutch designs are not permitted. No carbon fiber clutches. Clutches found not to meet this definition will be deemed illegal.
  3. No aluminum flywheels.

Rear ends

  1. Spools only or ADD 100 pounds for a locker. No cambered rear ends.
  2. No aluminum drive shafts allowed.
  3. No fifth (5th) coil, or lift bar suspensions will be permitted. No birdcage set- ups of any kind (3 or 4 link).Trailing arms must mount to rear end in a solid fashion (heim allowed) and no part of the trailing arm mounting may freely rotate around the rear end.

Suspension

  1. 5″ minimum coil diameter. ( Does not apply to coil over cars)
  2. Shock Claimer rule$175.00 per shock
  3. No bumpstops,coil-binding or chassis stops allowed and Minimum of 500 pound front spring rate. Will be checked by putting front tires on ½” blocks and crossmembver on the ground.

Minimum 250 Front spring on coil over cars

  1. Front and rear shock mounting optional.
  2. Leaf springs cars may use jack bolts or adjustable shackles or rear spring mounts.
  3. Lowering blocks optional. Bushings optional.
  4. May mount solid to rear end housing.
  5. Stock appearing sway bars only. 1 3/8 maximum diameter.
  6. Max tread width 67″ Center to center (65” on referee).

Brakes

  1. Four wheel working brakes.

Body

  1. Bodies may be made of steel, aluminum or fiberglass. No carbon fiber bodies of any kind permitted. Front overhang 46” maximum and rear overhang 47” maximum.
  2. Triangular A post enclosures no more than 12″.
  3. All parts of body and frame must maintain minimum of 5″ ground clearance.
  4. Minimum roof height 46″ measured 10″ behind windshield.
  5. Quarters 35 ½” maximum height unless roof is higher than minimum.
  6. Maximum Spoiler 61/2 inch by 61 inch.
  7. No interior wings, belly pans, double skinned roofs, fins, wings, vanes, vertical ledges, ramps or any other air directing devises are not allowed.

Fuel System

  1. Fuel samples may be taken at any time and tested. Alcohol, nitro-methane, nitrous oxide, other oxygenating agents, or other additives are not permitted.
  2. No electric fuel pumps or pressurized systems allowed.
  3. Fuel cell required and must be in metal container and maintain 8″ ground clearance. Cell must be secured with minimum of two, 1/8″ x 2″ steel straps around fuel cell.
  4. OBERG Fuel Valve # SV-0828 Mandatory.

Safety

Same as FFS and MIS Late Model rules.

Tires and Wheels

  1. Steel wheels only, maximum 8″ in width. No Air bleeders permitted.
  2. Designated Hoosier Tire Only. No soaking or altering of tire in any manor allowed. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Speedway Officials, will be confiscated.

Protests

  1. Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top five. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials.
  2. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 CASH per item.
  3. Refusal to comply with protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway Officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

 

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2016 Modifieds of Mayhem

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

* Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such alteration of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Cars, parts and or equipment will not be considered as having been approved by having passed through inspection at any time or number of times unobserved or undetected.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

SAFETY Approved helmet and fire suit and gloves required any time vehicle is on racing surface. Neck collars are mandatory. Head and neck restraint required. Added weight must be in block form of no less than five-pound blocks (no pellets). Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with car number in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the Driver.

 

WEIGHT 2450 Minimum 58.0% Left side max for Pro Late Crate engine. 2500 Minimum 58.0% Left side max for Steel Head Built engines. 2550 Minimum 58.0% Left side max for Aluminum Head Built engines. No titanium products, parts or components allowed on chassis or suspension. No gun-drilled, tubular or hollow bolts or studs anywhere on car.

 

ENGINES No aluminum blocks! No Dry Sump Systems Aluminum heads must bolt 50 lbs. in front of bell housing (Total Weight 2550 Min) except crate Motor

 

CARBURETOR One 2 barrel or 4 barrel only. Must qualify and race with the same combination. No adjustable restrictor plates.

 

FRAMES Must maintain 4″ ground clearance at all times. Factory production complete full 1960 or newer parallel American passenger car frames only with a Minimum wheelbase 108”. Frames may be cut in rear only at point not further than 36 inches from center of rear end housing. Frames may not be widened or narrowed. Must be full and complete both sides.

 

SUSPENSION AND STEERING Front steering must be unaltered approved OEM and be in stock location, and must be replaceable by OEM appearing parts. Tie rod ends and adjustment sleeve may be replaced by a minimum .625-inch rod end and steel tube. Stock passenger car spindles or fabricated spindles must be steel. Bottom A-frames cannot be altered or moved. Front sway bar must be stock appearing and diameter of 1 3/8” Maximum. Steering parts must be steel. Steering box must be steel approved OEM and must remain within original bolt pattern for type of frame used. No rack & pinion allowed. Coil over kits with minimum of 4.5″ springs on rear only. No bump stops, coil binding or chassis stops allowed, maximum 2 spring rubbers per springand a Minimum of 500 pound front spring rate. No driver adjustments from cockpit except for brakes.

 

BRAKES Must be steel, approved OEM APPEARING calipers, and cannot be lightened. Steel vented rotors only, no scalloped rotors. Rotors cannot be lightened.

BODIES All body rules are at the discretion of tech official. Must be full size roof.(Must cover halo) Body sides must be straight front to back with a maximum length of 120″ starting from back of engine, maximum width of 66″ and body rake of 6 ” must be straight front to rear and flat. Asphalt type nose piece allowed no wider than 43 ½ inches. Engine compartment must remain open. Passenger side of body must be no further forward than rear of engine. Right side ”A”posts must be within 8″ of right side of car or 50 lbs. penalty.Wing window not included in measurement No interior wings, belly pans, double skinned roofs, fins, wings, vanes, vertical ledges, ramps or any other air directing devises are not allowed. 12″ maximum length triangular enclosure at the ‘A’ pillar will be allowed. All cars are required to have side nerf bars mounted even with outside of tire. Must maintain 4″ ground clearance at all times.

 

SPOILER

Maximum 5″x 60″ rear spoiler with maximum of 4 straight forward braces no longer than 16”/ late model spoiler braces may be used front or rear of spoiler. Gurney flaps or curls are allowed but will be included in all measurements.

 

IGNITION MSD or Crane ignition boxes allowed. No Traction Control.7600 rev limiter required

 

FUEL Track Racing Fuel only. No performance-enhancing fuel additives of any kind. OBERG Fuel Line Safety Valve # SV-0828 required

 

TIRES AND WHEELS Hoosier R-750 Tire Only. No soaking or altering of tire in any manor allowed. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Speedway Officials, will be confiscated. 8″ steel wheels only. Maximum overall width shall not exceed 80″ from outside of tire to outside of tire. No wide-five hubs allowed. All tour races will be tire impound races. Cars must qualify and race on the same tires.

 

Safety 1 Fuel cell required. 22 gallon maximum. It must not be lower than rear housing. 2. Left side window net required. 3. Seat belt and shoulder harness required. All belts must be quick release types Harness must be type that comes individually over both shoulders. Racing seat only. Seat must be bolted or welded to roll cage. 4. Two (2) drive shaft supports are required. No carbon fiber drive shafts permitted. Drive shaft must be painted white. 5. Fire suits, Gloves, Approved Helmet, Head and Neck restraint required 6. Roll Bar padding required within all areas of drivers reach. 7. Must have minimum 2-pound fire extinguisher with a gauge and a quick release mounted securely in car within reach of driver while belted in car. 8. All weight (lead) must be mounted above frame/inside frame rail with a minimum of two (2) ½ inch bolts. All weights are to be painted white or florescent with the car # painted on each piece. Any driver that loses any lead from his/her car will be fined $ 10.00 per pound payable prior to any further competition. This rule is in effect during race day or practice days. No Titanium 9. Lines to fuel pressure gauge must be steel braided type. 10. OBERG Fuel Line Safety Valve # SV-0828 required

  1. TRACK OFFICIALS must approve all safety equipment.

 

MODIFIED RULE ENFORCEMENT The Chief Tech Inspector shall be authorized to make changes from any specifications contained within these rules as a situation may dictate. Any infraction not specified in these rules may incur a weight penalty. Furthermore, the Chief Tech Inspector may impose further restrictions in an attempt to maintain fairness. Under no circumstances may the tech inspector alter any safety rule to less than stipulated. ANY VARIANCE OF THESE RULES BY PARTICIPANTS THAT MAY ULTIMATELY LEAD TO REDUCTION IN SAFETY, OR AN INCREASED RISK, TO ANY PARTICIPANT, WHETHER ENFORCED BY THE CHIEF TECH INSPECTOR OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY OF THE PARTY OR PARTIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VARIANCE. THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SPEEDWAY AND THE PROMOTERS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY VARIANCE FROM THESE RULES AS PROVIDED.

PROTESTS Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top ten and be on the lead lap. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 per item (Cash). The driver who wins the protest will receive $200.00.Both protested and protesting cars will be checked Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait five weeks before protesting again. Drivers or cars found illegal forfeit all points and moneys earned for the entire race meet. Refusal to comply with a protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway Officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension for driver and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events at their own expense.

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2016 SPORTSMEN

 

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

* Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

General

  1. Weight penalties will be issued for all infractions. Infractions that can be corrected by the next race will be taken care of. Those infractions that cannot be corrected will be taken care of on a case by case basis by the officials.
  2. Anything not specified in the rules must be UN altered OEM stock, in original position from the Original manufacturer unless other stipulated. All parts must have stock OEM casting numbers.
  3. Year 1978 to 1988 American made two or four door sedan or station wagon with a minimum wheelbase of 108″. Frame and body must match. No “X” bracing allowed but may have a “K” brace front and rear but must have a minimum of a 12” separation between the two.
  4. No GT type cars (i.e. Camaros, Firebirds, Mustangs or Novas). No front wheel drive or strut suspension vehicles.
  5. No GT parts.
  6. No anti-freeze.
  7. No parts interchange between manufactures.

Engine and Drive Train

  1. Engine must be for model of car used (i.e. GM in GM, Ford in Ford, etc). Year may be interchanged. Any deviations must be approved by Chief Tech Inspector.
  2. Aftermarket motor mounts allowed. Engine must be installed in its original position. No setbacks permitted. (Center of fuel pump centered over drag link)
  3. Engine must maintain minimum of 14″ ground clearance. Cross member must remain unmodified. A arm mounts must be in stock location.
  4. No aluminum engine parts except water pump and pulleys.
  5. Breather and full air filter required at all times. No air boxes.
  6. Unmodified 2bbl model 4412 carburetor only. No modifications except choke butterfly and shaft may be removed. Choke horn must remain unmodified. Maximum 1” aluminum spacer with no taper or beveled holes with 1 paper gasket per side not to exceed .065″ in thickness.
  7. Unmodified cast iron 2bbl intake manifold must meet OEM specs or Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake #7101.
  8. No headers allowed. No center dump exhaust manifolds allowed. Maximum I.D. on exhaust pipe is 1 7/8″. No crossover pipes. Exhaust must run to back of driver’s seat. No flow work allowed on exhaust.

Cylinder heads:

  1. Stock production heads only, must be for 350 engines only. No closed chamber heads. No aluminum heads. No Vortec heads. No angle plug heads. The following heads are not allowed. 040, 041, 186, 291, 292, 461, 462, and 492. Any questionable heads must be approved by Chief Tech Inspector.
  2. Maximum compression 180 lbs. with exhaust valve disabled, all plugs removed, and carburetor in full open position, with engine on a battery charger.
  3. No flow work allowed on heads, no port matching allowed.
  4. Stock diameter valve springs only.
  5. No oversized valves. GM 1.94″ intake and 1.5″ exhaust; Ford 351W & 302 2.02″ intake and 1.60″ exhaust. Multiple angle valve job allowed.
  6. No angle milling allowed.
  7. Stock rockers, stock ratio only. GM – 1.5.
  8. Screw in studs, guide plates and polylocks allowed. No stabilizer bars.

 

Block

  1. Block may be bored a maximum of .060″ over.
  2. Maximum 360 CID
  3. Stock production rods or Eagle SIR rods only. 5.7″ only. Must have OEM markings.
  4. No dome or pop up pistons. Aftermarket flat topped, two eyebrow, four eyebrow or dish pistons allowed.
  5. OEM crankshaft only – #1182, 442, 514, 690, LM – 8526, 8535 permitted. Balancing allowed, no lightening, no polishing. Stock stroke only. (52 pound minimum weight)
  6. Aftermarket oil pan allowed must have 1″ inspection plug in line with crankshaft casting number Or 100 lb weight penalty.
  7. Aftermarket hydraulic camshaft allowed. Maximum lift .284″ measured at cam.

OR

GM 88958602 or 19258602 Crate Motor must run all GM specs as delivered from the manufacturer. Must have 1″ inspection plug in pan.

  1. Carburetor 4412 listed above with maximum 1” aluminum spacer with no taper or beveled holes with 1 paper gasket per side not to exceed .065″ in thickness.
  2. MSD Soft Touch Rev Control with 6200 RPM Chip required mounted on right side dash.

The Following engine shops are authorized Speedway rebuild/repair facilities for the Crate engine;

Coastal Machine: Pensacola, FL- 850-433-7938

Professional Engines, Mobile, Al. 251-476-4445

Only the top five drivers finishing a race, their crew chief or owner may claim a General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 from a driver finishing the race ahead of the claiming driver. The claim will be limited to one car and must be made within 10 minutes after completion of the feature event with the cash only claim fee to the Race Director or Chief Pit Steward. The claim fee will be the current price of the General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 plus $100. The fee will be distributed to purchase a new General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 for the driver being claimed plus a $100 pulling fee. Not included in the claim are carburetor, water pump, distributor and pulleys. A claim fee will not be accepted should Speedway Officials determine the claim fee has been made on someone else behalf or the fee is from more than one party. Failure to pull and sell a claimed engine will result in the driver being claimed forfeiting all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. The driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete again at Speedway.

Transmission

A.OEM Production 3 or 4 speed Transmission’s Only Automatic or Standard. High gear must be 1:1.OEM gears only (no special made gears) No Jerico Type or racing transmissions or polished/lightened parts. Transmission must match manufacturer of car.

  1. Single disc stock clutch assembly only. Minimum weight of clutch assembly is 32 pounds. Minimum diameter is 10.4″.
  2. Solid magnetic steel clutches and pressure plates only. Clutches must be positive engagement design.  Slider or slipper clutch designs are not permitted.  No carbon fiber clutches.  Clutches found not to meet this definition will be deemed illegal.

Rear Ends

  1. Stock rear end for make of car only, year may be interchanged. Any rear end that must be altered to mount is not permitted. No more than a 4.56 gear in rear end.
  2. Stock bushings only.
  3. May lock rear end by welding spider gears or mini spool. No limited slip or locker rear ends allowed.
  4. Pinion angle can be adjusted but only by drilling upper control arms at rear end.
  5. Trailing arm hole on rearend side only may be elongated and washer welded back to square rearend allowed but only 1 side and must maintain original angle.

Suspension – weight

  1. Minimum weight before and after qualifying as well as before race is 3100 lbs.
  2. Maximum left side weight 53.0% with driver in normal position.
  3. Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with car number in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the Driver.
  4. Front rim and wheel tilt (camber) cannot exceed 2″ difference in top and bottom at wheel.
  5. Adjustable spring spacers allowed. Jacking bolts allowed on rear only.
  6. No bump stops or suspension limiters.
  7. Claim rule will be $125.00 per shock.
  8. Tubular uppers allowed part # 910-34394R 8” Right and 910-34394L 81/2”  Left

Body

  1. Stock body in stock position. No shape modifications allowed on body panels except hood and trunk lid maybe gutted. If body panel is damaged, you may leave damage, straighten or replace with OEM Type panel. If modified with sheet metal it must look stock. Minimum window opening is 16” roof to door.
  2. Left and right door may be hulled for addition of door bars.
  3. Aftermarket 1988 Monte Carlo replacement nose cover on G M cars. Newer styles not permitted. After market 1988 Monte Carlo rear bumper cover allowed. Maximum nose length is 44”.
  4. All glass must be removed. Stock or Lexan windshield required.
  5. All holes in front and rear firewall must be covered with metal. No aluminum
  6. Firewall must remain stock, front and rear.
  7. Stock core support must remain in stock location or may use tubing with a minimum height of 13” from frame to top of fender.
  8. All vehicles must maintain minimum of 7 ½” ground clearance at all times.
  9. Body grommets may not be removed.
  10. Rear spoiler permitted 5”x60” centered on vehicle.

Safety

  1. Roll cage must fasten to frame on all four corners. Bar pipe size may not be smaller than 1 3/4″ OD .090 and only round seamless or black iron pipe permitted. Steel gussets are required on door bars on driver’s side. Cage must have four bars both sides. Minimum halo hoop diameter is 38″.
  2. Aluminum racing seat required. Must attach to roll cage, not to floor. Must have head restraint to rear.
  3. Fuel cell required. Maximum 22 gallons. Minimum ground clearance is 12″.
  4. Cell must be secured with a minimum two, 1/8″ x 2″ steel straps around fuel cell.
  5. Working stock four wheel brakes required. No rear disc brakes. No brake bias allowed.
  6. Two drive shaft loops required within 12″ of drive shaft ends. Drive shaft must be painted white. No aluminum drive shafts allowed.
  7. Window net required, must release at top left corner.
  8. Approved helmet and fire suit and gloves required any time vehicle is on racing surface. Neck collars are mandatory. Head and neck restraint recommended.
  9. OBERG Fuel Valve # SV-0828 Mandatory.

Tire and wheels

  1. Steel spoke or racing wheel only, 7″ maximum width, and maximum offset is 3”. No spacers
  2. Hoosier 790 Tire Only. No soaking or altering of tire in any manor allowed. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Speedway Officials, will be confiscated.
  3. Coleman safety hubs will be allowed on LF or RF.

The first race event you may purchase 4 new tires. Two tires will be impounded each week there after that was raced on that event. The same tires will be used in heat races and feature events. RACE TIRES MAY ONLY BE PURCHASED ON RACEDAY.

Protests

  1. Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top ten and be on the lead lap. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted.
  2. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 CASH. The driver who wins the protest will receive $225.00.
  3. Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait three weeks before protesting again.
  4. Drivers or cars found illegal forfeit all points and moneys earned for the entire race meet.
  5. Refusal to comply with a protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway Officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension for driver and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

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2016 SPORTSMEN

 

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

* Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

General

  1. Weight penalties will be issued for all infractions. Infractions that can be corrected by the next race will be taken care of. Those infractions that cannot be corrected will be taken care of on a case by case basis by the officials.
  2. Anything not specified in the rules must be UN altered OEM stock, in original position from the Original manufacturer unless other stipulated. All parts must have stock OEM casting numbers.
  3. Year 1978 to 1988 American made two or four door sedan or station wagon with a minimum wheelbase of 108″. Frame and body must match. No “X” bracing allowed but may have a “K” brace front and rear but must have a minimum of a 12” separation between the two.
  4. No GT type cars (i.e. Camaros, Firebirds, Mustangs or Novas). No front wheel drive or strut suspension vehicles.
  5. No GT parts.
  6. No anti-freeze.
  7. No parts interchange between manufactures.

Engine and Drive Train

  1. Engine must be for model of car used (i.e. GM in GM, Ford in Ford, etc). Year may be interchanged. Any deviations must be approved by Chief Tech Inspector.
  2. Aftermarket motor mounts allowed. Engine must be installed in its original position. No setbacks permitted. (Center of fuel pump centered over drag link)
  3. Engine must maintain minimum of 14″ ground clearance. Cross member must remain unmodified. A arm mounts must be in stock location.
  4. No aluminum engine parts except water pump and pulleys.
  5. Breather and full air filter required at all times. No air boxes.
  6. Unmodified 2bbl model 4412 carburetor only. No modifications except choke butterfly and shaft may be removed. Choke horn must remain unmodified. Maximum 1” aluminum spacer with no taper or beveled holes with 1 paper gasket per side not to exceed .065″ in thickness.
  7. Unmodified cast iron 2bbl intake manifold must meet OEM specs or Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake #7101.
  8. No headers allowed. No center dump exhaust manifolds allowed. Maximum I.D. on exhaust pipe is 1 7/8″. No crossover pipes. Exhaust must run to back of driver’s seat. No flow work allowed on exhaust.

Cylinder heads:

  1. Stock production heads only, must be for 350 engines only. No closed chamber heads. No aluminum heads. No Vortec heads. No angle plug heads. The following heads are not allowed. 040, 041, 186, 291, 292, 461, 462, and 492. Any questionable heads must be approved by Chief Tech Inspector.
  2. Maximum compression 180 lbs. with exhaust valve disabled, all plugs removed, and carburetor in full open position, with engine on a battery charger.
  3. No flow work allowed on heads, no port matching allowed.
  4. Stock diameter valve springs only.
  5. No oversized valves. GM 1.94″ intake and 1.5″ exhaust; Ford 351W & 302 2.02″ intake and 1.60″ exhaust. Multiple angle valve job allowed.
  6. No angle milling allowed.
  7. Stock rockers, stock ratio only. GM – 1.5.
  8. Screw in studs, guide plates and polylocks allowed. No stabilizer bars.

 

Block

  1. Block may be bored a maximum of .060″ over.
  2. Maximum 360 CID
  3. Stock production rods or Eagle SIR rods only. 5.7″ only. Must have OEM markings.
  4. No dome or pop up pistons. Aftermarket flat topped, two eyebrow, four eyebrow or dish pistons allowed.
  5. OEM crankshaft only – #1182, 442, 514, 690, LM – 8526, 8535 permitted. Balancing allowed, no lightening, no polishing. Stock stroke only. (52 pound minimum weight)
  6. Aftermarket oil pan allowed must have 1″ inspection plug in line with crankshaft casting number Or 100 lb weight penalty.
  7. Aftermarket hydraulic camshaft allowed. Maximum lift .284″ measured at cam.

OR

GM 88958602 or 19258602 Crate Motor must run all GM specs as delivered from the manufacturer. Must have 1″ inspection plug in pan.

  1. Carburetor 4412 listed above with maximum 1” aluminum spacer with no taper or beveled holes with 1 paper gasket per side not to exceed .065″ in thickness.
  2. MSD Soft Touch Rev Control with 6200 RPM Chip required mounted on right side dash.

The Following engine shops are authorized Speedway rebuild/repair facilities for the Crate engine;

Coastal Machine: Pensacola, FL- 850-433-7938

Professional Engines, Mobile, Al. 251-476-4445

Only the top five drivers finishing a race, their crew chief or owner may claim a General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 from a driver finishing the race ahead of the claiming driver. The claim will be limited to one car and must be made within 10 minutes after completion of the feature event with the cash only claim fee to the Race Director or Chief Pit Steward. The claim fee will be the current price of the General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 plus $100. The fee will be distributed to purchase a new General Motors crate engine number 88958602 or 19258602 for the driver being claimed plus a $100 pulling fee. Not included in the claim are carburetor, water pump, distributor and pulleys. A claim fee will not be accepted should Speedway Officials determine the claim fee has been made on someone else behalf or the fee is from more than one party. Failure to pull and sell a claimed engine will result in the driver being claimed forfeiting all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. The driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete again at Speedway.

Transmission

A.OEM Production 3 or 4 speed Transmission’s Only Automatic or Standard. High gear must be 1:1.OEM gears only (no special made gears) No Jerico Type or racing transmissions or polished/lightened parts. Transmission must match manufacturer of car.

  1. Single disc stock clutch assembly only. Minimum weight of clutch assembly is 32 pounds. Minimum diameter is 10.4″.
  2. Solid magnetic steel clutches and pressure plates only. Clutches must be positive engagement design.  Slider or slipper clutch designs are not permitted.  No carbon fiber clutches.  Clutches found not to meet this definition will be deemed illegal.

Rear Ends

  1. Stock rear end for make of car only, year may be interchanged. Any rear end that must be altered to mount is not permitted. No more than a 4.56 gear in rear end.
  2. Stock bushings only.
  3. May lock rear end by welding spider gears or mini spool. No limited slip or locker rear ends allowed.
  4. Pinion angle can be adjusted but only by drilling upper control arms at rear end.
  5. Trailing arm hole on rearend side only may be elongated and washer welded back to square rearend allowed but only 1 side and must maintain original angle.

Suspension – weight

  1. Minimum weight before and after qualifying as well as before race is 3100 lbs.
  2. Maximum left side weight 53.0% with driver in normal position.
  3. Added weight must be securely bolted in place. Dislodged weight cannot be returned to car for weighing after race. All added weight must be painted white with car number in red or black. Any lost weight will result in a $10 per pound fine to the Driver.
  4. Front rim and wheel tilt (camber) cannot exceed 2″ difference in top and bottom at wheel.
  5. Adjustable spring spacers allowed. Jacking bolts allowed on rear only.
  6. No bump stops or suspension limiters.
  7. Claim rule will be $125.00 per shock.
  8. Tubular uppers allowed part # 910-34394R 8” Right and 910-34394L 81/2”  Left

 

Body

  1. Stock body in stock position. No shape modifications allowed on body panels except hood and trunk lid maybe gutted. If body panel is damaged, you may leave damage, straighten or replace with OEM Type panel. If modified with sheet metal it must look stock. Minimum window opening is 16” roof to door.
  2. Left and right door may be hulled for addition of door bars.
  3. Aftermarket 1988 Monte Carlo replacement nose cover on G M cars. Newer styles not permitted. After market 1988 Monte Carlo rear bumper cover allowed. Maximum nose length is 44”.
  4. All glass must be removed. Stock or Lexan windshield required.
  5. All holes in front and rear firewall must be covered with metal. No aluminum
  6. Firewall must remain stock, front and rear.
  7. Stock core support must remain in stock location or may use tubing with a minimum height of 13” from frame to top of fender.
  8. All vehicles must maintain minimum of 7 ½” ground clearance at all times.
  9. Body grommets may not be removed.
  10. Rear spoiler permitted 5”x60” centered on vehicle.

Safety

  1. Roll cage must fasten to frame on all four corners. Bar pipe size may not be smaller than 1 3/4″ OD .090 and only round seamless or black iron pipe permitted. Steel gussets are required on door bars on driver’s side. Cage must have four bars both sides. Minimum halo hoop diameter is 38″.
  2. Aluminum racing seat required. Must attach to roll cage, not to floor. Must have head restraint to rear.
  3. Fuel cell required. Maximum 22 gallons. Minimum ground clearance is 12″.
  4. Cell must be secured with a minimum two, 1/8″ x 2″ steel straps around fuel cell.
  5. Working stock four wheel brakes required. No rear disc brakes. No brake bias allowed.
  6. Two drive shaft loops required within 12″ of drive shaft ends. Drive shaft must be painted white. No aluminum drive shafts allowed.
  7. Window net required, must release at top left corner.
  8. Approved helmet and fire suit and gloves required any time vehicle is on racing surface. Neck collars are mandatory. Head and neck restraint recommended.
  9. OBERG Fuel Valve # SV-0828 Mandatory.

Tire and wheels

  1. Steel spoke or racing wheel only, 7″ maximum width, and maximum offset is 3”. No spacers
  2. Hoosier 790 Tire Only. No soaking or altering of tire in any manor allowed. Drivers soaking or altering tires will forfeit all purse and points for the event and all track points for the year. Driver must also pay a $1,000 fine prior to being allowed to compete at Speedway. Any illegal tire, in the judgment of Speedway Officials, will be confiscated.
  3. Coleman safety hubs will be allowed on LF or RF.

The first race event you may purchase 4 new tires. Two tires will be impounded each week there after that was raced on that event. The same tires will be used in heat races and feature events. RACE TIRES MAY ONLY BE PURCHASED ON RACEDAY.

Protests

  1. Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top ten and be on the lead lap. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted.
  2. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 CASH. The driver who wins the protest will receive $225.00.
  3. Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait three weeks before protesting again.
  4. Drivers or cars found illegal forfeit all points and moneys earned for the entire race meet.
  5. Refusal to comply with a protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway Officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension for driver and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

 

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2016 Bomber Rules

 The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Rules are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant.

* Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.

*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.

*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.

*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.

*This is an entry-level class of racing. All parts of the vehicle must be OEM stock for your vehicle. Parts cannot be altered or moved. If your vehicle did not come with a certain item, you MAY NOT use them on your vehicle.

Safety

  1. All glass must be removed except for the front windshield. Lexan or expanded metal is approved. If expanded metal is used, full face helmet with shield is required.
  2. All upholstery must be removed, except dash and components.
  3. Helmets and full fire suit (top and bottom) and gloves required at all times. Neck collars are mandatory. Head and neck restraint recommended.
  4. Roll cage must have roll bar behind driver’s head of four point roll cage. Minimum of Four (4) bars in driver’s door and a maximum of three bars through front firewall (optional) and maximum of two bars through rear firewall (mandatory).
  5. All cars must have a five point approved safety harness.
  6. All cars must have a fire extinguisher with a gage in reach of the driver.
  7. All cars must have bar behind the seat for support. Racing seats are optional, but must mount to roll cage.
  8. All cars must have a window net.
  9. Drivers compartment must be sealed from trunk area.
  10. No racing radios.
  11. Gas pedal and cable maybe replaced with aftermarket pedal and rod.
  12. Steering column may be replaced with straight shaft and must have at least one u joint outside of firewall excluding the one on steering box.

Body

A.1969 or newer

  1. No Camaros, Mustangs, Firebirds, Novas or GT type cars.
  2. 108″ minimum wheelbase
  3. All exterior chrome, headlights, and molding must be removed.
  4. All doors must be chained or welded shut
  5. Car body must be maintain original configuration, size and shape. (Plastic aftermarket nose and tail pieces allowed where available)
  6. Exhaust pipe must run to the back of driver’s seat. Maximum diameter 2” OD.
  7. Hood and trunk latches may be disabled and replaced with hood pins.
  8. No bracing of any kind.
  9. Doors may be hulled for roll cage but not excessively, leave hinges and latches.
  10. One bar allowed in front of radiator only. Same width as frame.

Engine and Drive Train

  1. All cars will be required to have a MSD Soft Touch Rev Control with 5400 RPM Chip mounted on right side dash.
  2. Engines and all components must be OEM STOCK for make, model and year of car and meet OEM specifications. GM cars may substitute stock 350 engines in place of 305 but must within same year range. Oil pan must have 1″ inspection plug in line with Crankshaft casting number and (52 pound minimum weight on crankshaft)
  3. Maximum allowable compression 165 pounds
  4. Melling CCS-2 is the only cam legal for gm cars and must be installed on 108 (+or- 3 degrees) intake centerline. Minimum 20 inches of vacuum at 1000 rpms or subject to tear down.
  5. Transmission and rear end must be for make, model and year of car. Minimum 11” diameter Torque Converter. Automatic’s turbo 350 only no overdrive’s and no lockup convertor’s. Clutch weight minimum weight is 36 pounds.
  6. May remove all A/C components.
  7. Engine, transmission and rear end must be in stock location.
  8. No anti-freeze.

Suspension

A.All shocks and suspension parts must be OEM for your car, in stock location. Minimum ride height ride height is 8 ½” (No Tolerance). Must use stock springs with no shims or any other height adjusters. No racing springs. No racing or high performance shocks allowed.

  1. Large studs may be used with one-inch (1″) lug nuts.
  2. Excessive shimming of spider gears will not be allowed. Tires must be able to rotate with 15 foot pounds of torque with one tire on ground.Cars utilizing an automatic may run up to a 4.56 final gear in rearend and standards may only use up to a 3.73 final gear in rearend.
  3. Must have 4 wheel working brakes.
  4. Stock sway bar bushings and bolts both sides but can be 1” different in height for adjustability.

Tires and wheels

  1. Only 225-235, 70 DOT street tires. 15″ only.
  2. Stock steel wheels or steel spoke wagon wheels, 7.5″ maximum width. Stock offset.
  3. No Michelin tires. No speed rated tire higher than T
  4. Tire treating is not permitted. Any tires detected to be treated, treating equipment; treating liquids, etc. will be cause for the driver, crew chief, and car owner to be asked to leave the speedway property immediately. There will be no refunds nor winnings paid for that event.
  5. Camber: Front rim and wheel cannot exceed 2″ difference in top and bottom of rim.
  6. Coleman safety hubs will be allowed on RF only. (Not LF so don’t even ask)

Fuel Cell

  1. Must use stock gas tank or fuel cell.
  2. Fuel cell must be securely mounted in center of trunk in steel container.
  3. A single nerf bar is required behind fuel tank

Claim rule

  1. The top four finishers in the feature are subject to an engine claim by a driver finishing fifth or back, still running on the lead lap. The driver claiming must provide $1500.00 Cash. ($250 which is non refundable)
  2. Failure to honor claim will result in automatic disqualification and suspension. All claims must be presented in writing to head tech official before start of feature, along with cash.
  3. Promoter has the option to claim the winning engine for $1500.00 and auction engine at the end of the event.
  4. Officials reserve the right to confiscate illegal parts.
  5. 3 disqualifications will result in loss of all points and season suspension.
  6. Track reserves the right to move a driver to a higher division.

Protests

  1. Only drivers may protest. Protesting drivers and protested cars must have finished in the top ten and be on the lead lap. All protests must receive an approval of the pit officials. Spite protests and unsportsmanlike-like protests will not be accepted.
  2. All protests must be submitted to pit officials in writing within 10 minutes of feature race completion, and be accompanied by $250.00 CASH. The driver who wins the protest will receive $225.00.
  3. Driver can only protest three times in one season and must wait three weeks before protesting again.
  4. Drivers or cars found illegal forfeit all points and moneys earned for the entire race meet.
  5. Refusal to comply with a protest or to tear down when instructed by Speedway Officials will result in a fine equal to protest amount, an automatic two race suspension for driver and loss of points and moneys earned for the evening. Upon returning to competition driver must agree to tear down after racing events for free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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