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2020 Class 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.

Penalties for cars found illegal thru protest – or refusal of protest:

Must start in rear of heat and features for next weeks that compete

Special races may be excluded

First time, loss of points and monies for all events that night

Second time, loss of points and monies for all events that night. and $100 fine

Third time, loss of points and monies for all events that night and $250 fine

Fourth time, loss of points and monies for all events that night and possible suspension for the remainder of the racing season

Protests

Protests must be filled in writing by the driver the same class within 10 minutes of feature completion.

Protesting Driver and Protested car must have finished in top five.

Maximum of 2 protests by a driver in a year.

Every item that is being protested must be in writing or it will not be checked.

Discovery of illegal items not on the protest may result in dq, but not loss of protest

Losing party of all protests must pay $50 tech fee to tech inspector.

Winning party retains all money posted for protest.

Cost of protest:

Top end- what can be checked with intake and one head remover. $200

Complete Engine tear down. $750

Rear End check ( Spool, Ratio, Etc) $ 50

Transmission removal, torque converter or clutch assembly $ 250

Protesting party may designate 1 person to oversee protest.

May be driver or another person, but only 1 person will be allowed in protest area.

Protested party is allowed 3 people total.

Tech inspector reserves the right to refuse an protest if he believes it is being done out of spite or to hassle another driver.  Protesting is a privilege, not a right.

Any act of unsportsmanlike conduct in protest or by either crew is adequate reason for that party to lose protest.

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Super Stock –

2-22-18 – Rule Change

Note- All BODY & FUEL CELL Dimensions will remain the same * Engine allowed minimum of 11 inches*

Super Stock drivers that race with us at South Alabama Speedway- the YES OPINION out weighed the NO OPINION!

We will lower the ride height to 4 inches on a test basis – if there is a problem that arises it will be addressed.

We are not trying to gain PLM’s, instead he are trying to make this a more competitive class.

General

  1. Minimum wheelbase of 103″.
  2. Minimum weight is 2900 lbs. (100 pound weight break for option 2 engine) Maximum left side weight is 56%.Stock frame clips with stock steering box 2850 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 or if set back further you add 50 lbs and it must be 25 lbs on each frame rail at the front of the block.
  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.

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Modified Division

2-11-18 Clarification-

If you run a different type caliper than OEM you must add 25lbs.  For more clarification – Contact Ricky Brooks.  

WEIGHT

2500 Minimum 58.0% Left side max for Pro Late Crate engine.

2550 Minimum 58.0% Left side max for Steel Head Built engines.

2600 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 spring and 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.

If you run a different type caliper than OEM you must add 25lbs.  For more clarification – Contact Ricky Brooks.  

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

Sunoco 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.

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
  11. All cars must meet track noise level specification of 100 db at 100 Ft. (Rev. 12/10/16)
  12. TRACK OFFICIALS must approve all safety equipment.

 

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Street Stock-

3-8-18 Rule Change

To help out with the breaking of the rear axle – you are able to run an after market stock appearing rear axle.

NO Gun Drilling
NO lightning of parts

Questions call Larry Hudson – 334-342-8954

12-14-17 Rule Change-

LT1 exhaust has to be stock. Meaning no after market LT1 exhaust. Meaning no filing or machined LT1 exhaust allowed. Summit, and other racing websites make racing exhaust out of these.

5-20-17 Rule Change-

Option on Rear Control Arms for Metric Full Frame Cars, may use parts # 916-34051 (Speedway Book).  Top & Bottom

Anything not specified in the rules must be stock, in original position from the original manufacturer unless other stipulated.

Weight

Left side 54% maximum for cars. Must weigh 3200 lbs. minimum.

Subject to change if needed.

Bodies

Camaro- Rear Bumper CAN NOT exceed 5″ over stock width

NO Rake

Complete body must remain stock Appearing stock dimension. (Bumper to Bumper)

May run approved aftermarket steel fenders, doors, quarter panels

No sectioning, chopping, channeling, hulling, or cutting of any kind.

Hood optional, May gut roof, and trunk lid.

May remove front inner fender wells.

Aluminum or Sheet Metal Body Parts ok

*Fiber Glass Hoods, aluminum, or sheet metal  optional.  Must be stock appearing.

All body parts must maintain 6” ground clearance.

May run aftermarket nose piece. Must match car and be approved by tech.

Must have lexan or equivalent screen (no Plexiglas)

Back and side windows optional. (Nothing in door openings)

Must remove stock hood and trunk latches and replace with pins.

May remove hinges.

May extend either steering wheel or pedals, but not both.

Racing seats only.

Must cover all holes in front and rear firewall and floorboard.

Full front and rear firewall and shelf must remain in car.

Body must mount on stock rubber mounts, in stock location.

Radiator core support may be fabricated but must maintain stock dimensions. ie: height, width, design

Fender height and width must remain stock.

Stock Steel doors, outer skins may be sheet metal or aluminum  Must be welded shut and stock appearing.

5 x 60 spoiler or factory spoiler allowed.

Fuel cell required. Maximum 22 gallon.

May cut trunk floor for fuel cell. (No more than 2 inches bigger than cell) must be centered.

Bottom of fuel cell must be level with or above bottom of frame.

Frame and Cage

108″ wheelbase minimum.

Camaros and Unibodies OK. Must tie sub frames together with tubing.

6” Frame height.

Frame must be stock from front to rear bumper mounts.

Frame must match make and model of car.

No modifying of frame for any reason. (May brace) If X Braced 50 pound Penalty.

Roll cage may extend thru firewall and trunk.

Front doors may be hulled for door bars. (If doors are hulled, 3 door bars must extend into door cavity)

Suspension and Drive train

Front sway bar mounting must be stock. Stock type sway bars only.

Racing springs optional

Front may be adjusted using shims, spacers, jack bolts or screw shims. May slot spring bucket for easy access on front. DO NOT cut the upper A Arms loose, DO NOT weld plates on upper A ARM  (2019 Rule Change)

Rear may be adjusted using shims, spacers, screw shims, jack bolts, adjustable shims, or OEM – optional.

Springs must remain in stock location

Stock type shocks. No air. Shocks may be claimed for $150.00 per shock exchange must be same brand.

Front shocks mounting optional.  May use bearing end shocks.  

Leaf spring cars may run lowering blocks and adjustable shackles.  No Bump Stops.

No modifying of any other suspension parts allowed.

May remove rear sway bars.

All suspension parts must remain stock for make and model of car.

Optional may use SAS Tech approved tubular upper control arms.

GM Metric Chassis

910-34394R    8”        Right

910-34394L    81/2”   Left

1970-81 Camaro Chassis

910-34397       9” or 9.5”

Approved upper control arms for other chassis please call on chassis not listed- Ricky Brooks

Other upper control arms subject to SAS Tech approval.

*No slotted cross shafts.

No spacers, blocks, chains, or any other device may be used to alter suspension.

Tires, Wheels, and Brakes, Rear Ends

Rear end must be stock for make and model of car.

Open rear ends only. No positrac, limited slip, or locked*. Gear optional.

You cannot shim or otherwise lock rear-ends in any fashion.  You cannot fix it with any device to where your rear end will lock.  This will result in a DQ.

Stock brakes system only. (Front and rear) (Must be in working condition)

From master cylinder to the wheels

Track tires only.

Both front tires may be leaned at top 3 inches maximum. (Measured on the rim)!

8 inch steel wheels optional. May run up to 2” offset rims.

Large lug nuts required.

No pop-off or bleeder valves.

Engines

If it doesn’t say you can do it, you can’t.

2019 Season Change –

602 Crate Engine with credible seals-

602 BUILT Engine- can be built using only 602 credible parts – any after market will be disallowed based on 602 engine rules.  This motor is subject to be torn down at any time the tech officials deem necessary.  

May run 88958602 Crate motor only – may run 350 carburetor or 500 carburetor MUST FIT TOOLS

Must run MSD Soft Touch Rev Control with 5800 RPM Chip Required mounted under hood.  We now have a RMA# with MSD to have soft touch checked.

* Must sign in at parts room for chip – no personal chip will be allowed *

Rotating Assembly

 Must have 1” inspection plug in oil pan or

100 lb penalty. 

Intake

Exhaust

12-14-17 Rule Change-

LT1 exhaust has to be stock. Meaning no after market LT1 exhaust. Meaning no filing or machined LT1 exhaust allowed. Summit, and other racing websites make racing exhaust out of these.

Stock cast iron exhaust manifolds. Passenger car or passenger truck only. NO High performance Questions call Ricky Brooks.

May remove emission hump inside of manifold.

Exhaust must exit behind driver. “Y” optional cannot join closer than seal on tail of transmission. End of pipe optional– i.e.: flat, round, square

Size of pipe optional.

Heads

Valve train

Stock type and ratio rocker arms only!!!! Poly locks optional.

Ignition

Stock type ignition only. May lock advance.

HEI must use stock type module.

Carburetors

Holley 7448 or 80787 350 CFM or 500 carburetor

602 Crate Engine may use a 4412 500 carburetors

Must fit tools

Maximum 2” adapter from intake to carb.

No cold air boxes or heat shield of any kind.

Must run air filter. Size and type optional.

Transmissions & Driveshaft’s

Automatic transmissions or standard transmission.

Stock type clutch and flywheel only. L88 flywheels ok. Aluminum ok

Minimum weight of clutch assembly 32 pounds.

Minimum diameter is 10.4”.

No lightening or excessive milling allowed.

Must run stock type torque converter. No small converter like Vega or Exct.

Stock production transmissions. No lighting of the transmission must maintain 2 forward gears and a reverse.  Must match manufacturer of car. No aftermarket.

Steel drive shafts only. No aluminum.

Misc.

Pulleys optional.

May run electric fan

Alternators optional.

Must run harmonic balancer. Type optional.

Stock style Moroso motor mounts allowed. NO mid mounts

No antifreeze allowed $50.00 Fine

 


Roadrunner- 

3-8-18 Rule Change

To help out with the breaking of the rear axle – you are able to run an after market stock appearing rear axle.

NO Gun Drilling
NO lightning of parts

Questions call Larry Hudson – 334-342-8954

2-16-17- Clarification

 It has come to our attention that some are using metal battery boxes as ballast. This will not be allowed.  If you are moving your battery to the inside of your car, you can use and RV battery box – this must be covered with plastic lid.  Must be secured to the floor, the bolt has a 3/8 inch minimum to 1/2 inch max.  Must go through the floor and be secured by a 1 inch washer with lock nuts.  You may use U bolt to secure or you may use a metal strap across the top to secure.  Remember this is for your protection – fasten this securely are you will not be allowed to race.  If you are leaving the battery under the hood- you do not have to have a battery box. 

2-10-16 Rule Change- Clarification –

May have a hoop bar in front of radiator.  This is only for radiator PROTECTION.  This doesn’t mean engine compartment.  ANY questions 334-432-0613 – John

Must be 72-or newer model passenger car body

Heads

72-87 passenger car heads

No fuel injected heads – carburetor only

Stock Valves for number on heads.  Max 185 for 305 – Max 194 on 350

Heads must have been available on 72-87 passenger cars.

No Stud girdles No Rollers

4 angle valve job with last cut being a maximum of a 75 degree cut.

This does not give you the approval to abuse this, there will be no bowl hogging or no gasket matching.

Remember no heads that were for bus or truck only.

Motors

No high performance Engines

Maximum allowable compression is 180 pounds for 305, and 165 pounds for 350. Heads must match motor.

Minimum 20 inches of vacuum at 1000 rpms or subject to tear down.

(No Hydraulic rollers) No Rhodes or anti-pump up lifters

Morso stock type steel motor mounts optional

Pulleys stock only

To make easier to understand you can pad balance, you can crank balance, use a harmonic balancer or a fluid damper.

Double Roller Timing chains ok

Stock Replacement Rods ok STD. May use Powder Rods

Length Std.

Weight Std.

After Market Rod Bolts Ok.

Claimer Pan Ok.

Poly Locks Ok.

May run cast or forged pistons, must be stock weight.

Must have 1”Inspection Plug.  If not No tear down, money will be eligible.

Must be in line with crankshaft casting number

Cams

Cam Buttons Optional

No Cam Bushins – must run straight up as drilled from factory

Cams CCS-2 or CS274 only.

Body & Frame

108 to 111 ¾ Wheelbase 305 Max based on manufacture measurements

112 or greater 350 Chevy, 351 Ford, 360 Chrys Max.

Minimum 8” Frame & Body Height

Stock Springs on all Corners no shims, no jack bolts, no wedges, and no enhancements at all

Must have minimum 4 point cage connected to frame. Must have Halo bar. May have door bars.

Door hinges, locks, and side impact bar must remain in door. Doors must be securely fastened shut.

No Gutting. Hood Optional Stock Appearing. May remove all A/C components.

May remove plastic dash – cover with sheet metal

Battery must be tied down and covered, including dry cell.

Must remove all glass. If using glass windshield must wear goggles or face shield. May use screen or lexan.

May remove back seat, carpet, headliner, and trim panels.

Racing seat REQUIRED. 5 point seat belt required.

Stock gas tanks or fuel cells Fuel cells must be centered between frame rails.

Bottom of cell no lower than bottom of frame.

May use sheet metal or aluminum for door skins or fender skins.  Must be fabricated to look like original.  This includes Stock height, Stock Length, Stock Weight of vehicle.   If ballast has to be added it will be added to the center of the car.  Call TECH for information before you do THIS.   Do NOT ABUSE THIS RULE.

May cut shim on front sway bar by 2” only.

Transmission

Automatic only. No power glides

Suspension

$50 per shock claim rule (2019 Rule Change)

Stock suspension only. No modifications

No racing shocks (If it can be identified as a racing shock then it is illegal)

Readends

Rear ends & Gears stock only, No limited slip or locked*. Max 3.25

You cannot shim or otherwise lock rear ends in any fashion. You cannot fix it with any device to where your rear end will lock. This will result in a DQ.

Tires & Rims

Any size between 175-225, 65, 70 or 75 DOT Street tires 14″ or 15″.

Can run South Alabama Speedway approved slicks.

Both front tires may be leaned at top 2 1/2 inches maximum. (Measured on the rim)!

Stock or stock type rims only. May run 3” max. Offset on right side. 8” maximum width.

White spoke or chrome ok. No mismatched rim sizes.

Extra

Car may move up to run higher class two times. 3rd time they must remain in higher class. Cannot RUN in SPECIAL Races for higher class.

No antifreeze allowed. $50.00 Fine

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Coyote –  2020 Rules Update as of 11-12-19 written in RED

Changes in the Coyote class the additional rules were added to make this class more competitive and fairer for all.

Motor Rules:

Motor must have been available for make and model of auto claimed.

Motor may be a newer version of motor for claimed auto but must be same “L” Liter. (Example: You may use a 3100 for a 3.1L. Another example: You have a 1994 Acura Integra with a B18c1 you may use a motor from a 2000 Honda Integra JDM B18c Type-R)

ECM may only be flashed once then tamper tape will be added. ECM must be stock for the make and model.

Transmission:

Transmission must have been available for make, model and year of auto “claimed”.

NO MIS-MATCH OF MOTOR & TRANSMISSION

Plug wires: Optional 7 mm  or 8 mm

Must run stock ignition coils- modules, chips, ect (NO MSD)

*We are still searching for a way to check the flashing of the computers.  If you are caught you will be DQ.

HP: There is no limit on HP.

Weight must be added for anything over 190HP. Weight/HP ratio is 1lb/HP. (Example: 205HP must add 15 lbs)

Weight must be mounted in the center of the passenger side where seat was previously mounted.

For safety purposes must use grade 5 or stronger bolts with lock nuts to mount weight.

Please remember  If it doesn’t say you can do it, you can’t.  Some things you will be able to call and get permission on to run.  If this happens it is advisable for you to have this in writing and signed and dated from a Tech Official.

4 cylinder- Automatic or Standard

6 cylinder- Automatic

American or Foreign made stock cars Front Wheel Drive ONLY

No high performance models

No turbo or supercharged cars allowed

No NOS or other performance enhancing devices allowed

Door hinges, locks, and side impact bar must remain in door

Doors must be securely fastened shut

Must remove all glass

*If using a glass windshield must wear goggles or face shield

May use screen or lexan – must be completely across windshield area

May remove back seat, carpet, headliner, and trim panels

Tires

175-225  …  65, 70, 75 … 14″ or 15″

NO Tire Speed rating over an ” H” rated. (updated 6-5-2015)

Front wheel drive rims Max 7″ width

4: minimum backspacing left

2″ minimum backspacing right

Stock wheels with 2″ spacer

Stock suspension only * no modifications *  1″ swaybar link difference is ok. Stock springs!!!!!

one bump stop per strut Only. Max length 3”

May lean front tires in for wear.  Max 2″ at rim

May run Max 2″ spacer on right side to prevent tire scrub only.

5pt roll cage MANDATORY

Seat

Racing seat

Seatbelt 5 point harness

Must cover all holes in front and rear firewall and floorboard

Fuel Cell or Gas Tank: Fuel Cell must be centered in rear of the car no lower than the frame

No antifreeze allowed- $50.00 fine

SEAT must be mounted to roll cage

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Cuplites- No updates for 2020 as of 11-12-19

Cup Lite Car Regulations

  • The body’s approved for competition all must be manufactured by CUP LITE. and are as follows:
  • 1998/99 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 1998/99 Ford Taurus
  • 2000/04 Pontiac Grand prix
  • 2000-04 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • 2000/04 Ford Taurus
  • 2001/04 Dodge Intrepid
  • ChassisThe complete stock, unaltered, T.B.R.C. manufactured Cup Lites chassis must be used in its entirety with absolutely no modifications.Any chassis repairs must be done to bring the chassis back to original specs. As manufactured by T.B.R.C.All replacement bumpers, nerf bars, side bars and body mounts must be as manufactured and supplied by T.B.R.C. as Cup Lites legal parts. Competitors may make repairs to these bars, but not manufacture them or replace them with non-compliant T.B.R.C. part. NO added supports or bracing allowed.No external (Outside the body) side bars or nerf bars may be used.Chassis Ground ClearanceAt all oval races the ground clearance to the chassis, with the driver in the driver’s seat before and after each race, cannot be lower than 3’’ at LF and 3.3/8’’ at RF under the main frame at the frame rail kick up, and 3.1/2’’ at LR and 3.7/8’’ at RR at the rear lower nerf bar frame attachment bottom tubes, before and after each race.Overall Car WeightAll cars must weight a minimum of 1225 lbs. for ovals and road courses as they exit the race track with the driver after ever race. After all time trial type qualifying, the weight minimum will be 1235 lbs. for ovals and 1225 lbs. for road courses. Nothing can be added to the car to make weight for tech inspection after each race or qualifying.All ballast that is added to the cars must be in the form of lead painted white, (no tungsten), and have a car number marked on each piece. All ballast must be securely bolted in place with at least two 3/8’’ grade 5 bolts per ballast block in the designated ballast area to the ballast brackets to the left side and right side of the chassis between the roll cage vertical side and the driver’s seat lower vertical side in the driver’s compartment in a manner and form acceptable to Cup Lites officials.The ballast must be divided equally from side to side, 50% to the LH side of the seat, plus or minus 10 lbs. That is, the weight to the left of the seat cannot be more than 10 lbs. Greater than that on the right. (i.e. 25 lbs. total = 16.5 lbs. Left & 8.5 lbs. Right). All ballast must not extend under the seat or over side frame rail and can extend a maximum of 1.1/2’’ forward or rearward past angle ballast bracket locations. Absolutely no ballast of any kind may be located anywhere else on the Cup Lites cars. No weight shifting devices of any kind.EngineEngine and all of its related components, including the exhaust system, must be used, stock unaltered as manufactured by Yamaha / supplied by T.B.R.C. and mounted in an approved manner. Exhaust system cannot be spaced, coated, treated, wrapped or insulated in any way.  Engine seals may be removed to facilitate engine rebuild. All engine parts and components (except exhaust system), must be factory Yamaha parts for 1997 Yamaha 700 Mountain Max. No aftermarket parts. No coatings or treating of engine components in any way. No balancing or blue printing of any components. No machining, porting, or polishing. Must be stock bore 70.5mm-2.756’’, and stroke 59.6mm- 2.323’’. No Big Bore Kits.  Engine cranking compression (approx. 140 lbs.)The internal recoil starter cup must be removed. The recoil starter assembly may also be removed.Carburetors and reed valves must be used as manufactured by Yamaha / supplied by T.B.R.C. Factory Yamaha for 1997 700 mountain max, completely unaltered. The ONLY jet that may be changed is the main jet and Only to the Cup Lites Series / Division specified main jet. For each specified race. Specified jets numbers are #1 Cyl/pto 145.0 #2 Cyl middle 143.8   #3 Cyl stator 143.8 No Drilling, No Machining, Shimming, Spacing, altering or blocking passageways of any part of the carburetion system or parts in any way. The jet needle clip position and location of the needle clip spacers must remain stock. Any attempt by Anyone to alter the air or fuel flow of the stock carburetion in any way will result in penalties determined by Cup Lites officials. Throttle pedal may be altered to suit driver.Individual air filters must be used on each carburetor. Only three round foam ‘’UNIFILTER” brand filters or K&N brand part number RU 2750 will be allowed. Air filters may be coated with oil only. Absolutely no power adding substances. All air must pass through the air filters un-pressurized in any way. No ‘’Ram tubes” or funneling devices of any kind will be allowed. No air box, cool air inlet, ducting or directing air in any way toward the carburetors is allowed. A filter “Outer wear” (stock type material) may be used over the air filter.Any brand, single electrode, single ground strap-style spark plug approved by Cup Lites Officials may be used.The entire electrical system must be unaltered and used in its entirety as manufactured and supplied by T.B.R.C. wire harness may be wrapped with tape or run in plastic tubing to prevent damage. The IGNITION SYSTEM cannot be adjusted or altered in any way. The flywheel and its relationship to the entire engine cannot be altered in any way.The engine kill switch must be marked “ON and OFF”. An additional engine kill switch or battery disconnect may be added and mounted within the driver’s reach.A 12-volt battery must be used. It can be a maximum size of 8’’L x 4” W x 6.5’’H and a minimum size of 6.75’’L x 3.5” W x 5.75”H and must fit safely and securely in stock unaltered battery box.Gear and Chain SystemOnly gears supplied be T.B.R.C. will be legal and each track will have a specific gear rule. Unless posted otherwise, it will be 14/63 on all ovals 5/8 mile or less; 14/56 on all road courses.Chains legal for Cup Lites will be any steel 520 size chain.The chain tensioner Lower Spring as manufactured by T.B.R.C. may be replaced with a single or a pair of springs connecting the upper and lower tensioner arms.Transmission SystemThe CVT, Continuously Variable Transmission, snowmobile system supplied only by T.B.R.C. must be used completely unaltered in any way, in its entirety. (except as noted) This will be checked.Secondary clutch- The ONLY Approved clutch is the Team Roller style TSS-98 or TSS-04 Must be used in its stock form completely unaltered. Absolutely no machining, polishing, shimming or altering the secondary sheaves, surface, sheave angles, helix or altering the amount of overdrive the secondary clutch will achieve. Replacement buttons, bushings, rollers and all parts must be the same as supplied by T.B.R.C.SPRING – The ONLY approved spring is the TEAM- (BLACK W/ RED STRIPE) (BLACK W BLUE STRIP) (RED W/ BLUE STRIP) (RED W GREEN STRIP) spring permitted an initial variance of plus or minus 10%. No springs made of any other materials other than steel.Helix – Team roller helix, for TSS-98 clutch is minimum of 36-degree ramp angle, and a maximum of 44-degree ramp angle. Must be stock production as supplied by T.B.R.C. Unaltered. No Custom grind helix or modified helix. Team roller helix for TSS-04 clutch is 42 degrees/ 44-degree ramp angle part # LW 420517 Unaltered. No other helix is legal.Primary clutch- The ONLY Approved clutch is the Polaris P-85 Must be used in its stock form in its entirety, with no modifications. The (ONLY alteration allowed) is, the spider may have shims removed to adjust sheave to belt relationship, to account for wear on sheaves and belt. Minimum gap of .035’’ Absolutely NO machining or altering the primary sheaves surfaces, or sheave angles. NO altering of the amount of overdrive primary clutch will archive. The stock rollers and bushings must be used unaltered. All components of the primary clutch must remain in their stock location configuration as supplied by T.B.R.C. (Except as specified in rules). Any attempt by anyone to alter the location or relationship of any component to the whole or modify any component. (Except as specified in rules).will result in serious penalties.SPRING- The only Approved spring is the COMET- (SILVER)(PURPLE) (SILVER SILVER W/ RED STRIP) Wire diameter .192, Length= 3 15/32, # of coils= 5.2, force rate @ 2 3/8’’=85lbs. @ 1 1/8’’=190lbs.Unaltered. Spring permitted an initial variance of plus or minus 10%. No spring made of any other materials other than steel.Flyweights- the ONLY Approved flyweight is the Polaris 10-MB 47.5 gram or 10-M5 49.5 gram. Must be used in their stock shape and weight as supplied by manufacture.The minimum clutch guard will be the one supplied with the car by T.B.R.C. If de sired, the clutch guard can be made stronger, but no holes may be added. The only means of adding strength to the clutch guard will be adding rubber or Kevlar belting to the outside. Screening to keep the debris off the clutch or additional shielding of the belt from rain may be added but must not serve any other purpose, and must be approved by Cup Lites officials Additional shielding or clutch guard strengthening must not be adding any significant weight to the clutch guard or one side of the car.

    No air may be duct to clutches except one 2.5’’ diameter hose that is attached to the LH side ¼ window 7’’W x 4’’ W N.A.C.A. inlet duct.

    The only drive belt that can be used are the stock Yamaha belt, part # 89L-17641-00-00

    Cooling System

    The radiator, hoses, lines and entire cooling system must be stock and unaltered as manufactured by T.B.R.C. No pumps may be added. An electric fan may have added and mounted to the radiator in a safe manner for additional cooling only when approved the Cup Lites officials. If the car is equipped with an electric radiator fan, operating or not, the grill opening may not be closed off in any way, tape or otherwise.

    NO anti-freeze coolants to be used. Per track rules.

    In the event of a radiator being damaged, the radiator can be repaired but must remain stock appearing and remain the same configuration, style, concept and dimensions as it was originally supplied by T.B.R.C.

    Absolutely NO cooling of engines, draining of coolant, exchanging of coolant or the use of any ice, dry ice, Freon, or any type of coolants of any kind before any qualifying or race event.

    A securely fastened, unbreakable catch bottle or can must be added to the cooling system overflow hose.

    Fasteners

    All fasteners will be a minimum grade of what comes stock on the Cup Lites NO self-tapping screws, wood screws, sheet metal screws of any fasteners that has a sharp point, when dislodged, becomes a hazard to a driver or any car.

    Firewall

    The original steel firewall must be in place at all times.

    Rear firewall may be insulated.

    Suspension

    All front and rear suspension components and mechanisms must be Stock unaltered as manufactured by T.B.R.C. It is mandatory of all ovals, the right side and for road course both side LOWER OUTER BALL JOINTS be replaced with ‘’Heavy Duty 5/8’’ Aircraft Grade Rod Ends’’ and a grade 5 bolt safety wired. It is highly Recommended that these rod ends and bolts be replaced each season and/or after any major suspension or wheel impact. The only suspension components allowed to be replaced are the Rod Ends of the same size to a better grade of steel. Shocks, and spring on all four corners.

    Shocks

    Any small body re-buildable shock aloud. May be re-valued, may be mounted up or down.

    Springs

    Must be approved size, rate and color code as listed in rules. May be any brand. Absolutely NO Different rate springs may use, but must be approved by Cup Lites officials. All springs must be marked on outside with correct color code, that matches rate, lbs. Per Inch. or if approved, but not on color chart, will have lbs. rate marked on outside of spring for tech. No covers aloud.

    The approved T.B.R.C. springs are as follows:

    Rate, lbs., Per Inch                   Color Code

    75                                                Pink

    90                                               White

    105                                             Yellow

    120                                              Black

    135                                              Green

    150                                              Blue

    175                                              Gold

    200                                            Orange

    225                                             Silver

    260                                             Purple

    More springs may be added BY APPROVAL ONLY.

    All steering components and mechanisms must be stock and unaltered as manufactured by T.B.R.C. The only steering components allowed to be replaced will be the rod ends of the same size o be better grade of steel and an approved U-jointed and or telescoping steering column may be used. The maximum total thickness of tie washers allowed between the rod ends and the spindle arm or nut is .250’’. Tie rod end nylock nuts must be fully engaged and locktighted.

    Any approved racing steering wheel may be used. All steering wheels must be equipped with a center pad, a minimum of 2’’ thick 5.5’’ in diameter.

    The suspension adjustment allowed will be only:

    Front suspension: caster, camber, spring preload, upper shock mount position (only to one of the 2 holes provided). RH and LH upper A-frames may be run in ether chassis upper holes or lower holes provided.

    Rear suspension: Axle alignment, upper link height (in one of the holes provided), pan hard bar height (in one of the holes provided), upper shock mount position (in one of the holes provided) and spring preload. Birdcages must be updated to T.B.R.C. wide style.

    Front and rear track with measured at the outside of the widest part of the tire sidewall at the center of the axle height with the car on the ground at ride height with no driver and will be a minimum 60.75’’, maximum 61.25’’ on the front and minimum 60.75’’, maximum 61.25’’ on the rear.

    There will be no offset in the front or rear suspension or axle ¼’’. All rear axle spacing and spacers must remain stock unaltered including length, amount and order of spacers. When measuring from inner rear tire sidewall to frame, it must be a minimum of 3. 1/8’’ and a maximum of 3.3/8’’ with no driver in car before and after race. The wheel base front to rear must be minimum 80.1/4’’, maximum 81.1/4’’

    Rear axle and both rear hubs must remain locked together at all times.

    All lower spindle bolts must be red ‘’locktighted’’ and safety wired.

    There will be no spacing of spindles or spacing behind bearings of any kind. There will be no spacing that alters the offset or track width in any way.

    The outer ends of the wheel studs may be chambered. Any approved steel wheel stud and steel lug nut may be used.

    The only suspension alterations that are legal are T.B.R.C. or Cup Lites authorized up dates or modifications.

    Wheels

    All wheels must be stock as manufactured by T.B.R.C. No altered, or damaged wheels permitted.

    No air bleed valves of any kind.

    Tires may be balanced but all wheel weights must be stick on adhesive type fastened, NO hammer on weights.

    Tires

    The only tires that can be used are part # 8.0/23.0-13 Hoosier Tires supplied by south Alabama speedway. Unaltered In anyway.

    Absolutely no softening of tires or chemically altering or treating of tires, ether externally or internally, in any way. This will be checked.

    Only compressed air or nitrogen may be used in tires.

    Absolutely no cutting, grinding or altering the shape of the tires or wheels.

    No preheating of tires or wheels in any way before the car enters the track.

    Brakes

    Brakes and all related components must be stock as manufactured and supplied by T.B.R.C. No drilling of additional holes in brake rotors or elongating original holes.

    Any good quality racing brake fluid and brake pads can be used.

    The rear brake can be cooled by one single 7’’L x 4’’W. N.A.C.A. duct in the RH quarter window ducted directly to the brake no aiming at or cooling the carburetor air in any way.

    There will be no cooling of the front brakes.

    Brake bias front and rear can be adjusted by the adjustment supplied or adding a cable, dial, driver-adjustable adjuster.

    A Willwood 2psi Residual valve may be used installed in the front and rear brake system just after each master cylinder on the Cup Lites car.

    Seats

    An aluminum full, deep bucket, high-back, full headrest seat must be used and approved by Cup Lites official.

    The center line of the seat must be a minimum of 13.3/8’’ from the LH and 16.1/4’’ from the RH interior sheet metal vertical sides.

    Cars must be equipped with approved RH and LH head support of ether padded 1/8’’ aluminum or net style construction.

    The use of leg supports attached to the seat is highly recommended.

    Seat Belts and shoulder Harness

    A quick release lap belts no less than three (3) inches wide is mandatory. Both ends of the lap belt must be bolted to the frame with high quality bolts not less than 3/8’’ in diameter.

    Shoulder harness must be no less than three (3) inches wide and must come from behind the driver’s seat. The roll cage must prevent the harness from sliding side to side. Shoulder harness inertia reels may not be used.

    A center (crotch) belt must be securely mounted to lower seat frame at the bottom and to the seat belt on the top.

    Where the belts pass through the seat edges, seat must have a grommet installed, be rolled and / or padded to prevent cutting of the seat.

    All seat belts and shoulder harness must connect at the lap belt with an approved quick release buckle.

    Seat belt must be dated by the manufacturer and must not be used beyond (5) years after the manufactured date.

    Window Nets

    The window net must be used as supplied by T.B.R.C. and securely in place while car is on track always.

    Fire Control

    It is mandatory that each race car has, within driver’s reach; built-in charged minimum 5 lbs. capacity fire extinguishing equipment. The fire extinguisher must be mounted securely in the approved location (LH side by the seat only) and manner.

    All entrants should have in their garage or pit area as part of their equipment, at all times, a fully charged 10 to 13 lbs dry chemical, halonor its equivalent fire extinguisher.

    It is recommended that at all times while the car is being refueled on a pit stop, or while the fuel is being transported to and from the pit area, all crewman involved should wear fire resistant suit, gloves, shoes and a head and face shield that effectively covers the body.

    Roll Bar Padding

    All roll bars and objects within the driver’s reach must be sufficiently padded. It is up to each competitor to make sure that padding in their car is sufficient to protect them in a crash situation.

    The three roll bars directly within the driver’s head are recommend to be padded with very high-density roll bar padding.

    Mirrors

    (OptionalAll cars equipped with mirror(s) preferably made of a material other than glass. If glass is used, must be covered with clear vinyl to prevent broken glass dangers. Must be securely mounted. Mirrors cannot extend outside body.

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MINICUP RULES: Rule update as of 11-12-19 are written in RED

 

$50 per car fee for class to be paid by May 2020

These rules are condensed and to be followed with corresponding mini-sportsman rules. If these rules do not say you can, then it is implied you may not. It will be determined by tech and his decision will be final.

BODIES:

All bodies must be styled to resemble a NASCAR stock car. Roof opening in front only. Positive latches that can be opened inside and from outside body required. Hood and trunk to be than held shut with positive pin fasteners. Roof rails no taller than 3/4 inches running the length of roof and rear window are permissible. Body exterior dimensions shall be no more than 120 inches long and 47 inches wide. Body must remain centered, cannot be offset on frame. Interior aluminum or steel 0.32 min. A non-adjustable spoiler must be attached to the rear deck lid. The spoiler must maintain the same contour as the production deck lid- minimum angle of the 35 degrees and height of 3 ½ inches. Lexan must be a minimum thickness of .060 but may be thicker. Bracing is allowed on windshield or rear window. Left side speedway window allowed. Must have window net on right side. One Nacca duct allowed in right rear window for engine cooling. Front bumper can NOT be welded, must be bolted.

FRAME/ CAGE:

Other than lowering the suspension for larger tires, no altering factory specs. Main frame round or square 1 ¼ inches. Driver Seat to be in center of car.

FLYWHEEL:

Flywheel may be balanced with minimum weight of 11 pounds. May cast iron, billet steel, or aluminum. Aluminum may be lighter. Advancing flywheel timing is allowed.

 

IGNITION SYSTEMS:

 

ENGINE MODIFICATIONS:

Internal and external governor may be removed. Governor hole may be vented or plugged. Zero piston pop-up is allowed. Bore may be clearance. Maximum bore 90mm Piston flat top or dished. No tech rings. Stroke 64mm. Crankshaft may be shortened on clutch side for clearance of chassis. No lightened or polishing of the crankshaft. Crankshaft may be reground .010. Billet aluminum connecting rod with replaceable bearings allowed. Stroke on rod and crankshaft must remain stock Honda Gx390 and or Clone Gx390. Rotating the piston is not allowed. 4.410 Rods only. Can be aftermarket or stock rods.

CYLINDER HEAD:

Honda Gx390 or Gx390 Clone no other allowed. No welding on or in the head. Shaving, porting and big valves are allowed. No hemi heads allowed.

CARBURETOR:

Must be Honda Gx390 or Clone Gx390. No tech on bore size.

REV LIMITERS:

No rev limiters on mini cup cars.

ROCKER ARMS AND PUSH RODS:

No roller rockers. Maximum 1.2 ratio. Re-enforced rockers allowed. 4.410 Rods only. May be stock or aftermarket push rods.

CAMSHAFT:

No more than 308 lift.

EXHAUST:

Exhaust pipe to be a min. of 28 inches long including muffler. Baffles in muffler can be removed. Staged headers are allowed.

ACCESSORIES:

Tach/temp sensor devices may be attached to the spark plug or exhaust.

FUEL CELL/ FUEL:

May run track fuel. The use of a fuel cell 1 ½ gallons or less mandatory. No fuel additives, alcohol or methanol allowed. Fine for using these is $50.

CLUTCH:

Only a dry centrifugal shoe type clutch is allowed. No transmission, belt driven torque converters, oil bath clutches or disc style are not allowed.

CHAIN/ GEAR SPROCKETS:

Only #35 chain and sprockets allowed. No skip-tooth gears. Engine clutch driver 17 tooth only. Rear gear 78 tooth only.

BRAKE COMPONENTS:

Only hydraulic disc brakes and rotor are permitted. Rear brake mandatory. Brakes on front permitted, brake bias allowed.

REAR AXLE:

Only 1.25” steel or chrome moly hollow axles permitted. Maximum axle length is 40 inches. No alternate materials. Self-oiling carriers’ bearings are not allowed. Both tires must be locked to the axle.

TIRES AND WHEELS:

Kendra tires only. 205/50/10. Rim thickness must be no less than .00190

WHEELBASE:

The maximum 60.5 inches, minimum 59.5 inches both sides.

SPRINGS AND SHOCKS:

Front springs rating 300# to 400# (5% tolerance + or -)

Rear springs rating 125# to 175# (5% tolerance + or -)

The only shocks allowed are: AFCO 1551, 1553, 1554. Shocks must remain unaltered from manufacturer. Carrera was bought out by QA1 and will no longer be allowed. No QA1 shocks allowed !!

BODY HEIGHT AND GROUND CLEARANCE:

All cars must maintain a minimum roof height of no less than 30.5 inches. Height is measured at rear of roof hatch. Frame and body ground clearance will be 1 ¾ inches.

CAR WEIGHT:

Minicups weight is 750 pounds’ minimum. Added weight must be no further towards the front of the car than the brake and gas pedal. This will now include the battery and battery box. Left side weight is 54% maximum.

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Mini-Sportsman No rule changes as of 11-12-19

$50 per car fee for class to be paid by May 2020

 

SAFETY EQUIPMENT FOR DRIVERS

No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publication of, or compliance with these rules and regulations.  They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to participants, spectators or others. Whenever there is a conflict between a safety provision provided herein and any other rule, the safety provision shall take precedence.

HELMETS:

MSRS requires that all drivers must wear a D.O.T approved racing type helmet, full face type with shield, anytime he/she is on the track for slow laps, practice or racing conditions.  Drivers without a helmet meeting the above standards will not be permitted on the racetrack in a MSRS car.  A helmet is designed to absorb energy once.  If a significant impact has occurred to the helmet, it is highly recommended that it be replaced with a new one.  Helmets are subject to inspection at each event, by the MSRS technical inspector or other MSRS official.

 

FIRE SUITS AND GLOVES:

All drivers must wear an SFI approved fire retardant suit and gloves of Nomex or equivalent material any time they are on the track.  A double layer or more is highly recommended.  Fire suits and gloves must be labeled Flame Retardant and must be worn anytime they are on the track.

These items are not required but are highly recommended.  An individual track or promoter may require some of these items.

  • Flame retardant underwear
  • Socks and shoes
  • Head sock

SAFETY HARNESS:

All cars must have an SFI approved type five or six-point racing harness three inches (3”) wide that is equipped with a quick release buckle.

Be sure to regularly check your safety belts for damage such as fraying, tearing, etc.  If this should occur, the safety belts should be replaced immediately.  MSRS endorses the belt manufacturer’s recommendation that the belts be changed two (2) years after the date stamped on the SFI tag regardless of the number of times the car has been raced. The safety belts are like a helmet, in that they are designed for protection in only one major impact.  If you have had a significant incident, the manufacturer strongly recommends immediate replacement of the belts.  Also, make sure that your safety harness is totally secured and that you have pulled the straps as tight as possible anytime you drive the car.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER:

On-board fire extinguisher is mandatory for your safety.  Fire extinguishers placed in the car must be in working order and cannot and will not be used for weight purposes and anyone found doing so will be penalized.

ROLL BAR PADDING:

Roll bar padding is mandatory on all exposed roll bars of the interior.

SEATS:

Factory race car seats are mandatory.  The only modifications allowed are removal of left side rib protector to ease entering and departing car and the addition of lumbar supports.

No homemade seats will be permitted.  All cars must have seats bolted to seat struts and bolted to bottom frame rail of the car.  The center line of the MSRS seat must remain within 1 ½” of the center line of the car at the seat base.

 

NECK COLLARS:

All drivers must wear an SFI approved neck collar anytime he/she is on the track.

OTHER SUGGESTED SAFETY EQUIPMENT:

These items are not required but are highly recommended.  An individual track or promoter may require some of these items.

  • Knee pads
  • Steering wheel pad
  • Arm restraints and helmet restraints on seat
  • Safety wire on body and other nuts and bolts throughout the car

GENERAL SPECIFICATION RULES

All MSRS approved weighing, measuring and testing devices used by the MSRS officials are the standards for which will determine compliance with the rules and regulations.  A competitor’s equipment, gauge or instrument will have no bearing on the enforcement of these rules.

BODY

AERODYNAMICS:

Spoilers, air dams or other aerodynamic devices other than “stock” items are not permitted.  Stock spoilers can be no more than eight inches (8”) tall.

APPEARANCE:

All competitors must present a neat, clean and stock appearing car for any MSRS competition.  Crash damaged cars must be repaired to the minimum technical standards before returning to competition.  A MSRS official may deny a car from competing if it does not meet the minimum acceptable standards as mentioned above.

MSRS reserves the right to deny access in competition because of a sponsorship, advertisement, paint scheme and/or lettering on a car that is not in good “taste” or in the spirit of keeping this a family sport.

BODY COMPONENTS (PLASTIC AND FIBERGLASS):

All plastic and fiberglass body components must remain with the stock dimensions, thickness, location, and configurations as currently delivered by MSRS and may not be reinforced or intentionally lighten in any way. All body fasteners used shall be a button Allen head.

All plastic and fiberglass body components must be firmly attached to every MSRS car competing in any race.

Any MSRS car may be denied entry to start a race by a MSRS technical inspector if body components are not firmly attached.

NUMBERS:

The car must have numbers that are a minimum height of fourteen inches (14″) on both doors and on the roof (roof number facing towards the inside of the track).  The car number, minimum of three inches (3″) tall must be on either the right or left side of the front of the car.  If two drivers show up at the track with the same number, the number registered with MSRS will stand and the other participant must choose another number that is not taken.  The size, color and style of numbers must be adequate to permit prompt identification by track officials at all times.  Roof and door numbers must not slant more than thirty degrees (30°) from vertical.

SCOOPS AND DUCT WORK:

No scoops or duct work will be allowed.  Fans may not be placed anywhere on the car.

WINDSHEILDS AND REAR SHIELDS:

All cars must have Lexan windshield, rear window, and quarter shields intact at all times.  A MSRS car will not be allowed to participate without the shields in place.

ENGINE

ENGINE:

The Briggs and Stratton Vanguard 20HP engine is the only engine to be used.

If this rule book does not specifically say that you can change/modify/add something, then you must consider that the change/modification/addition is illegal.  Any questions about the legality of a change/modification/addition not covered in this rule book must be answered by MSRS in writing and presented to the tech inspector upon request. If you have a request for a change/modification/addition, please contact MSRS before making the change/modification/addition.

Any car winning four races in a season may have his or her engine bought by another owner. The price of the engine will be at current retail value as determined by MSRS Officials.  Any MSRS owner refusing to surrender his or her engine will not be able to race until it has been done.

Any car owner caught using any illegal engines or engine parts will lose all owner points and points fund monies for the year.

AIR FILTERS:

After market air filters are permitted.  Air filters may not have the element removed, cut or tampered with to increase airflow in any manner.  Air filters may not be soaked in any substance.

 

CARBURETORS:

The carburetors must remain stock as currently delivered with a stock small valve racing engine.  Stock fuel jets must not be more than 0.039 (if our orifice bit fits into the jet you will be disqualified).  Modifications of components to increase or restrict airflow (such as velocity stacks, heat deflector shields, internal modifications, etc., not listed above) are not permitted.  The backfire baffle cannot be removed and must remain stock.

CLUTCH GEAR:

The “Premier and Noram 3-shoe, 4-cycle clutches” are the only clutches to be used in MSRS.  The only changes permitted to the clutch are the number of teeth and the clutch springs.  The clutch otherwise must remain in its stock configuration.  No other modifications are permitted to the clutch.  The clutch shoes must remain unaltered except for regular maintenance by sanding the shoe face.  Certain racetracks may require a mandatory gear combination.  No disc type clutches are allowed.

ENGINE LOCATION AND MOUNTING:

The engine must be bolted directly to the engine plate on the frame as specified by MSRS and remain in that location, no spacer or other forms of mounting other than stock will be permitted.

ENGINE REBUILDING:

Car owners may repair their own engines or have them repaired.  Engine can be bored 0.20 over stock block bore (2.830”).  No decked blocks or stroked engines will be allowed.  Only stock small valve heads will be permitted (no porting, polishing, or angle valve jobs).  Only stock flywheel and flywheel keys from “Performance V-Twin” or “600 Racing” can be used.  No lightening of the flywheel is allowed.  No 16 HP parts are allowed.  Roller rockers are permitted.

Any engine not built and sealed by 600 Racing that dominates the field is subject to a complete inspection by a MSRS technical inspector.  MSRS reserves the right to completely inspect all engine components for illegal parts.  If motor is found legal MSRS will pay for the gasket set.  Anyone refusing to have motor inspected will result in a fine, loss of points, or both.

EXHAUST SYSTEM:

Only steel header pipes with stock dimensions (outside 1 ⅛”, inside 1”) with a minimum length of 24” can be used.  Collectors and other 2 pipe to 1 pipe devices may be used after the required 24” minimum.

IGNITION SYSTEM:

The complete ignition/engine control system must be the original OEM part. All diodes must be the same part #692319 on all cars.

SPARK PLUGS:

Any after-market spark plug may be used.

REV BOXES:

Rev boxes must remain stock as currently delivered by MSRS and cannot be modified or tampered with in any way. Rev boxes must be purchased through the MSRS.

OIL ADDITIVES:

Any competitor caught using any of the following additives in the engine oil will result in an immediate disqualification and you will lose all owner points and points fund monies for the year.  Hydrazine, Toluene, Trinitrotoluene, Dioxin, Propylene Oxide, Nitro propane or any additive determined by MSRS to be hazardous.

OIL CATCH CANS:

Oil catch cans are mandatory.

OIL CRANKCASE BREATHER:

This breather may not be evacuated through the exhaust pipe (header).  There may not be any additional breather holes for the crankcase. (i.e. from the oil fill cap).

BRAKES

BRAKES:

The brake calipers and brake disc must remain stock, within the stock dimensions, stock thickness, location and configuration of the original, as currently delivered by MSRS.  Brake pad may be replaced with any aftermarket brake pad. Brakes must be operable at all times. MSRS officials may test brakes at beginning of competition. (Brakes must hold car in place while being pushed manually)

Nylon, Steel or steel-braided brake lines are permitted.  No brake lines may be disconnected or plugged at any time for competition.

The brake master cylinder must remain stock, within the stock dimensions, location and configurations as currently delivered by MSRS.

FRAME AND CHASSIS

FRAME:

Absolutely no modifications of the frame (including the roll cage) will be permitted unless otherwise noted in this rule-book.  Any other requested chassis modifications or unusual repairs are only permitted with a letter from MSRS.  A steel plate is mandatory under the driver’s feet for safety.  This plate should be welded in place on all four sides to keep driver’s feet from falling out under the car and should be of 16-gauge steel or heavier.

It is highly recommended to have the frame checked periodically by an expert for metal fatigue.  Cracked or broken frames are strictly prohibited from MSRS competition.

If the chassis should become severely damaged, replacement frames must be purchased through MSRS.

Front and rear frame horns may be replaced as long as they are replaced with the exact material (thickness included) that it is replacing and all pickup points must remain in the stock locations.  The MSRS technical inspector reserves the right to disallow a repaired car from a MSRS competition that does not appear to be properly repaired.  Once a frame is repaired from its original form MSRS and the technical inspector assume no liability for any injuries that may occur as a result of this repair regardless of the approval given to compete with that repaired frame.

AXLE:

The stock rear axle must remain within the stock dimensions.

Diameter 1 ⅛” – 1 ¼”

Steel thickness 0.225” – 0.250” and with a maximum length of 44”

BOLTS AND FASTENERS:

Only equivalent stock or upgraded steel fasteners and bolts may be used on the MSRS race car. Fasteners may be drilled for safety wire but intentional weights saving modifications are not permitted.

Aluminum and titanium bolts are illegal.

BUMPERS:

The front and rear bumpers must remain within the stock dimensions, steel thickness, location and configuration as currently delivered by MSRS and may not be reinforced in any way.

Tie-wraps, safety wire, duct tape, etc. are not permitted to repair the front or rear bumpers at any time.  A MSRS official or tech inspector will disqualify a driver after a race if the repaired bumper violates this rule.

PEDALS:

Competitors may change the location of gas and brake pedals within the cockpit (forward or backward) as long as they remain mounted the same as delivered by MSRS.

SPINDLES:

The spindles (and pickup points) must remain stock, within the stock dimensions, steel thickness, location and configurations as currently delivered by MSRS.

STEERING COLUMN:

The steering shaft or steering column bracket may be modified for driver’s comfort or safety by altering the length of the shaft or by altering the steering column bracket that connects to the dash.  Intentional lighting for weight saving measures is not permitted.  Steering Shafts: Steering shafts must remain stock as currently delivered by MSRS and may not be reinforced in any way.

STEERING WHEELS:

Larger or smaller steel or aluminum steering wheels are permitted. Racing style quick release steering hubs are mandatory.

TIRES AND WHEELS

TIRES:

The (Goodyear Double Eagle 205/50 x 10 2 ply or 4 ply, Kenda 205/50 x 10, ITP 205/50 x 10, and Green Saver 205/50 x 10 are the only approved tires.  Tires must not be shaved (cut down) or regrooved, and must remain stock in appearance except for normal wear.

It is prohibited to use traction compounds or any substance that might alter the physical properties of a tire as supplied by the manufacturer.  Tire cleaners, shiners, tire softeners, track adhesives, brake fluid, diesel fuel, etc. will not be permitted.

WHEELS:

Wheels must be aluminum with a minimum of 0.06” thickness and a maximum wheel size of 10” x 8”.  Steel wheels cannot be used.  Black Label Douglas or cast aluminum (ITP) wheels with 4 lugs are preferred.  Any steel or thin wall aluminum wheels currently being used shall be replaced if deemed unsafe for competition.

MISCELLANEOUS

BATTERY:

A stock battery or one of very similar dimension and weight to the stock battery may be used.  A top post or side post battery may be used.  A battery box, terminal coverings and rubber padding around rear end is highly recommended.  A battery shut off switch is optional.

CAR WEIGHT:

Minimum weight of car with driver is 825 pounds.

All cars are weighed with driver in car.  Competitors will not be permitted to add fuel after an event to meet minimum weight.

Any car that wins three races in a row or places in five races in a row must add 25 pounds to the Post Tech weight of the car before the next race.  If the car continues to dominate the field, another 25 pounds will be added.

This rule is to keep the entire field more competitive.

CHAIN GUIDE:

Chain guides are mandatory for all MSRS cars.  The chain guide attaches to the sprocket on the axle, can be single or double sided.  Aftermarket chain guides are permitted.

FUEL:

Only petroleum-based unleaded or leaded gasoline as defined by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) is permitted.  The maximum octane to be used is 108.  MSRS reserves the right to require all cars use the same brand and designated grade of gasoline in any given event.

MSRS can conduct laboratory analysis of fuels.  Samples for lab analysis may be taken from a competitor’s fuel tank at any time at the discretion of a MSRS technical inspector.  Laboratory results will be the final determining factor of whether illegal performance additives are present in the fuel sample.

Fuel cooling devices of any kind are not permitted.

Any competitor (driver and/or owner) caught using any illegal fuel additives will lose all owner points and points fund monies for the year and will be liable for the cost of the lab test.

FUEL CELL:

The only MSRS approved fuel cell is the RCI-1032C.  Fuel cells must be shielded between the roll cage and the tank itself.  Shield should be a minimum of 16-gauge steel.

The MSRS Technical Inspector reserves the right to disallow a car from competition that does not appear to be safe, MSRS and technical inspectors assume no liability for any injuries that may occur as a result from relocating the fuel cell regardless of the approval given to compete in a MSRS event.

Fuel cells must be vented.

Fuel caps must be securely tightened.

FUEL FILTERS:

After-market fuel filters may be used.  No glass fuel filters will be permitted.

FUEL PUMPS AND REGULATORS:

The fuel pump and regulator may be electric or vacuum.

FUEL SHUT OFF SWITCH:

A fuel shut-off is mandatory and must be placed between the fuel cell and engine within drivers reach.

MIRRORS:

Mirrors are allowed in a MSRS car, as long as they are mounted inside of the car and they do not stick out past the side edge of the car. They may be mounted to both sides of the car on the roll cage.  Mirrors shall not exceed 24 square inches per side.

 

MOUNTING AND ADDING WEIGHT:

The blocks of lead must be bolted directly to the frame with a minimum (2) 3/8 grade 8 bolts with locked nuts.   The weight must be mounted in the driver’s compartment or in the side rails and not at the front end or at the rear end of the car.

If weight is to be added into the frame rails the ends of the frame rails must be secured.  There is a 54% maximum left side weight plus or minus 0.5%.  Weight may not be added using a fire extinguisher.  If a fire extinguisher is present in the car it must have a pressure gauge and be functional.  Weight must not be added to the front or rear bumpers of the cars, only to the side rails or in the driver’s compartment.  All mounting of the weight is subject to approval by the MSRS technical inspectors.

RADIOS:

Radios are optional.  No drivers or crew members are permitted to use radios for blocking of any kind and if it is determined you have been using them for blocking you will lose the use of your radios for the rest of the season.

SHEET METAL:

The minimum thickness of sheet metal is 0.036”.  The sheet metal may not be removed or altered in any way.

WEIGHT SAVINGS MEASURES:

Lightening “stock” components by shaving, milling, drilling or any other method is illegal.  Any item on a MSRS car that is used (other than what is mentioned in the rules) as a weight saving method is considered illegal.

WHEELBASE:

All cars must compete with a 67” plus/minus ½” on either side.  Front axle center line to rear axle center line is used to measure wheelbase.  The measurement will be taken with the front and rear tires on one side in line with each other.  To determine this, the measuring tool or tape measure must touch three points.  These points are the front of the rear tire sidewall and the front and rear of the front tire sidewall.  The measurement is then taken from the front edge of the front wheel to the front edge of the rear wheel.  The process is the same when measuring wheelbase on the opposite side of the car.

 

TECHNICAL INSPECTION

TECHNICAL INSPECTORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO:

  • Determine the timing and method cars are to be inspected and quantity of cars to be inspected.
  • To inspect any car at any time the car is on any given track property.
  • Impound for any length of time, any car or part for inspection.
  • Impound any car involved in any accidents or injuries.
  • Limit the number of people in any area where inspections are taking place.
  • Limit the number of people involved in a protest.
  • Tech inspector reserves the right to confiscate any parts deemed illegal.

The fact that an infraction has not been noted or discovered does not make it legal.  All decisions made by Tech Officials are Final, but the Technical Inspector cannot change any existing rules without a vote from the members of the Association.

PRE-SEASON TECHNICAL INSPECTION:

All cars must go through a full technical inspection prior to racing in any MSRS event.  Preseason tech will take place on a minimum of two (2) dates prior to the start of the racing season.  If you cannot make one of these dates, or you have a new car to register with the MSRS you must schedule a time for inspection with the Technical Inspector (at their convenience) for inspection of your cur.

RACE EVENT TECHNICAL INSPECTION:

Technical inspection may occur before and/or after a race and will include, but is not limited to checking rev limiters and brakes.  MSRS Tech Officials may at their discretion check fuel, weight, or for any rule infraction before or after any race.

You must have enough fuel in your fuel cell after the race for the tester if fuel testing takes place or you will be disqualified.

You cannot add fuel after a race.

PROTEST

The purpose of the protest is to provide a “safety value” to help keep the series competitive and to keep the cost of racing affordable.  Only current owners of the MSRS cars may protest a component.  Any specific components of a competitor’s car may be protested by any owner in that feature after the race in the amount designated in terms of cash or certified check.

The protest and full payment (in cash or certified check) must be presented to the MSRS Tech inspector no later than the start of tech after the race.  Once a protest is made, it may not be withdrawn.  All purse und points will be distributed after a decision on the protest has been made.  Tech inspectors will not accept verbal protest or protest in which the required protest fee not accompanies. A protest must and will be put in writing by the protester.

The protested component will be removed if needed from the car, made available for inspection by the protesting owner and delivered to a MSRS tech inspector for inspection.  The following people will be permitted to be present at the protest site, MSRS tech officials, the protesting owner, the protested owner and crew and a speedway management representative.  If a decision at the track cannot be made, then the component will be sent to an authorized agent MSRS for a final decision on legality.  On a protest, it is the protested owners’ duty to prove his legality, not the MSRS tech officials or protesters’ owner duty to prove the violation.

ILLEGAL CARS OR COMPONENTS:

After inspection, if the protested component is found illegal, the owner of the car will be disqualified from that event, forfeit all prizes and points earned at the event and may face possibility of more penalties at the discretion of MSRS Officials.  The protest money will be returned to the team filing the protest.  The owner who was found illegal will be responsible for inspection fees and shipping charges if needed.

REFUSAL OF A PROTEST:

If the owner of the protested car does not allow inspection under these terms, he or she will be disqualified, forfeit all points, purse monies, prizes and awards earned at that event and possible suffer more penalties as determined by MSRS Officials. The car will also be suspended from competition.

COST OF PROTEST:

WEIGHT $150.00
FUEL $150.00
CARBURETOR $150.00
TIRES $150.00
ENGINE* $350.00

*Head, side plate and carburetor will be removed.

Anyone caught using illegal items or cheating in any way will result in an immediate disqualification and you will lose all owner points and points fund monies for that event.

For all other rules-  contact Lee Rogers @ 334-282-5842.

 

 

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