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2018 Rules 

2019 Mini Car/Truck Rules

A. Safety Equipment/Gear

1. Seats

  1. 1-A Aluminum high back seats only. No homemade aluminum, plastic or fiberglass allowed.
  2. 1-B Seats must be mounted to the roll cage only, not on the floor pans. Seat must be bolted in using at least four (4) 3/8” minimum hardened bolts at a minimum of four (4) points to the roll cage or frame structure.
  3. 1-C Upholstery and padding suggested.

2. Seat Belts

  1. 2-A 5 pt. quick release restraint system three (3) years or newer required. Faded or worn belts must be replaced no matter the age.
  2. 2-B Quick release lap belt, shoulder harness and crotch belt must be no less than 3” wide.
  3. 2-C All seatbelt components must be mounted to the roll cage separate from the seat with a minimum of eight (8) 1/2” grade bolts. Belts must be mounted correctly. Belts must come from behind driver/passenger. Mounting position is important. Shoulder belts should be mounted 4” below shoulders and lap belts should be mounted the same width of the driver/passenger belts. The belts must be worn at all times while the car is on the track. Only exception is while picking up your trophy.

3. Window Nets

3-A Driver and passenger (if equipped) side window nets required. Window nets must be equipped with quick releases. The nets must be a minimum standard 16x20” ribbon or mesh style and must be mounted to the roll cage accessible by the driver and safety crew.  

Window nets must be in good condition, be three (3) years old or newer, and must detach from the top.

4. Roll Bar Padding

1-A Roll bar padding must be fire retardant. No foam pipe insulation and no pool noodle foam. Roll bar padding must be on all roll bars around driver/passenger head area. It must also be installed where driver/passenger can reach. By you legs is also suggested.

5. Fire Extinguishers

  1. 5-A If no on-board fire suppression system has been installed, then one (1) minimum 2.5 pound dry powder fire extinguisher must be mounted within the drivers’ reach in an approved quick release mounted bracket.
  2. 5-B Must have a minimum 2.5 pound (preferably greater) fire extinguisher in every pit. Preference would be one (1) per race car. The fire extinguishers must be maintained in a fully charged and up-to-date condition.

6. Helmets

  1. 6-A DOT approved full face helmets with face shields are mandatory. Valid SA 2010 allowed. SA 2015 dating is preferred.
  2. 6-B Buckle and strap must not be worn or frayed. Helmet must be worn and fastened at all times while on the track. The only exception is while picking up trophies.
  3. 6-C Neck collars are highly recommended.

7. Suit

  1. 7-A One piece or two piece racing suits are allowed. Suits must be in good condition with no holes or tears. Every driver/passenger must wear a fire resistant racing suit. Single layer suits are allowed.
  2. 7-B Nomex style socks, underwear, hood and shoes are recommended.

8. Gloves 8-A Racing gloves are recommended.

     8-A  Racing gloves are recommended.

9. Shoes 9-A Racing shoes are recommended.

     9-A  Racing shoes are recommended

B. Chassis

1. Any 1955 or newer American-made passenger car is allowed. Vehicles not allowed are 4-wheel drives, sports cars and/or convertibles. Station wagons are allowed.

2. Unibody cars must have 2” x 4” minimum sub-frame connectors. Material .095 minimum.

3. No intermixing of body and frame parts. (manufacturer to manufacturer only). Swapping engines is allowed. Engine must be GM to GM or Ford to Ford, etc.

4. Vehicles must be de-chromed and all glass and flammable material must be removed except gauges and bumpers. No mirrors are permitted.

C. Body

1. Body panels must be stock, metal only. No aluminum or plastic except on noses and/or tails.

2. Body must be securely mounted to the frame from the rear of the driver forward.

3. Firewall must be stock or 18-gauge sheet metal to replace damaged firewall in stock location and to cover all holes for fire protection to drivers’ compartment.

4. Gutting panels are limited to hood, trunk lid, roof, doors, fenders and trunk area past the rear axle.

5. Floor pans must be stock or 18-gauge minimum from the rear of the drivers and passenger seat forward. Must be welded or bolted. If welded, welds must be 3” long and 7” between each weld minimum. Full weld is preferred.

6. Outside iron rails, nerf bars, rub rails are allowed. Maximum of 1-1/2” x .095 tubing or 1” x 2” rectangle tubing. Nor more than a 1” gap between the rub rail and body skins. Maximum length outside from from fire wall to rear firewall/rear compartment divide. Ends must be tapered and capped.

7. Fenders may be cut to give 4” clearance above the tires. No protruding edges allowed.

8. Hoods and trunk lids must be secured at all four (4) corners. Hood must be in place to start a race. No hood - No start.

9. No plexiglass is allowed on car anywhere.

10. Car must have a minimum of half the windshield area in front of the driver and full windshield, if passenger, covered. There must be a minimum of three (3) posts or straps located in front of driver (and passenger). Posts/straps must be securely attached to the body of cage. Must be made of a minimum of 1/2” tubing or 1/8” x 1” flat bar. (1/2” rebar is preferred). Wire mesh/expanded metal of 1/4” to 3/4” squares must cover drivers’ side (and passenger side) and be completely and securely attached.

D. Numbers

1. Cars must have clear and contrasting numbers on both doors and on the roof. Minimum size of numbers is 18” tall and 2” wide on the doors and 24” tall and 3” wide on the roof. If a car has a front and/or rear nose cover, at least one 10” tall and 1” wide number. REMEMBER, points will only be scored if the scorekeeper can clearly see your numbers from the top of the grandstands. A 3” drivers’ name on the roof is optional but preferred.

E. On/Off Switches

1. Cars must be equipped with an on/off switch for starting the car and clearly market “on/off” and be easily reached by
driver and safety crew.

2. Car must be equipped with a battery on/off switch clearly marked “battery on/off” and be easily reached by driver and safety crew.

3. Car must be equipped with a fuel shut off if an electric fuel pump is used. It must be clearly marked “fuel on/off” and be easily reached by driver and safety crew.

F. Weight

1. All added weight must be painted white with the car number marked on each piece. Weight must be securely fastened. Minimum of 1/2” hardened bolts must be used or welded on. Weights must remain inside the bodies on not on bumpers. Maximum of 25 lbs. per mount. Multiple mounts are allowed.

G. Towing

1. Tow points on the car must be clearly marked as tow areas. Tow point must be secure enough to tow the car. Loops of chain are allowed.

H. Roll Cage

1. Roll cage shall be a full cage type. Minimum of 6-point cage inside. Mild steel .095 wall minimum by 1-1/2” or 1-3/4” (preferred). A full loop from frame over the driver and/passenger must be attached to a full loop surrounding roof line. Cage must be within 3” of top and 6” of sides.

2. Cage must be welded and/or bolted to the frame. If bolted, must use 1/2” hardened bolts minimum. Cage may not be welded to the floor pan. If bolted to the floor pan there must be a minimum of two (2) 6” x 1/8” square plates with four (4) bolts on each down bar. (One (1) plate on each side of the floor plate). Minimum of four (4) down bars.

3. Cage to be above driver/passenger helmet by 2” minimum clearance.

4. All “T” intersections of cage must be gusseted and welded.

5. Inner cage must have a minimum of four (4) horizontal bars on the drivers’ door within 3” of door. Minimum of three (3) uprights, evenly spaced between each horizontal bar to protect drivers’ hips and legs. A minimum of 1/8” plate attached to driver door bars to cover all four (4) horizontal bars.

6. If set up for a passenger, cage must be built the same as drivers’ side. If no passenger set up, only three (3) horizontal bars and no plating is needed.

7. There will be two (2) bars angled from the top of inner cage towards the rear end. These can extend past the rear axle to frame rails. Crossed or “X” pattern preferred.

8. Front hoops will be allowed inside body, behind bumpers to protect the radiator. Cage may go through the engine compartment. Radiators must be in stock location.

9. Drivers may be asked to drill a 1/4” hole on the cage somewhere for inspection.

10. All welds must be neat and complete. Popcorn welds will not be accepted.

11. Roll bar padding must be fire resistant. No pool noodles or pipe insulation from a hardware store. Padding must be installed anywhere driver/passenger is able to reach and completely around head/helmet areas.

I. Vehicle Description

Mini Trucks

1. Any American or foreign made stock Mini Truck. No 4 x 4’s, no rear engines or rotary engines.

2. Frames cannot be altered from stock from stock shape and/or configuration. Chassis length will be measured wheel-to-wheel. Trucks MUST look like trucks and must be a truck chassis.


 Mini Cars

1. Any American or foreign production economy sedan, coupe or station wagon originally equipped with a 4-cylinder engine. No 4-wheel drive, rear or mid-engine cars. Maximum wheelbase to be 100.5 inches. Front wheel drive cars are permitted.

2. Vehicles must be completely stripped. No factory interior, no chrome or glass.

3. Stock OEM chassis permitted. OEM chassis may be reinforced with steel tubing subject to tech approval.

J. Engine

1. 4-cylinder only. Maximum weight of 2200 lbs. with driver and fluids.

2. Water-cooled inline 4-cylinder production engines of 2600 cc. or less. No rotary engines allowed.

3. No porting and/or polishing allowed.

4. OEM heads and blocks only.

5. Single cam, two (2) valves per cylinder only. No dual cam shafts allowed.

6. Adjustable cam devices are permitted.

7. No more than 200 lbs. compression.

8. No exotic metals allowed.

9. Headers are allowed. Must have stock intake.

10. Cockpit exhaust is permitted if shielded from driver and exits behind the driver using approved cockpit sheet metal. No exhaust may invade driver’s side of the cockpit. No exhaust through body panels or fenders.

11. Stock or aftermarket pistons may be used.

12. Connecting rods must be ferrous.

13. Motor mounts and engine must be in stock location. Engine makes must match the make of the frame and body.

K. Carburetor

Trucks: May run any stock 2-barrel carburetor on any engine. No injection or throttle bodies allowed. Maximum of 500 cfm.
 No turbos or rotarys.


Cars: Must use a single 2-barrel downdraft carburetor that flows less than 501 cfm.

1. Any 2-barrel stock carburetor allowed. Stock 4412 is the maximum allowed.

2. Carburetor adapter will not exceed 2-inches (1-inch) in height from the stock location. Blending adapter to manifold is permitted. Blending is limited to 1.5 inches down from stock carburetor base.

3. Turbo charging, fuel injection or supercharging shall not be permitted. Vehicles originally equipped with fuel injection must be adapted to run a carburetor.

L. Ignition

1. Ignition will be stock. No magnetos.

2. Distributors may be locked out for an advance system. Aftermarket coils permitted.

M. Radiators

1. Any radiator may be used, but must be mounted in front of the engine.

2. Radiator protectors are permitted.

3. Anti-freeze is not permitted.

N. Body

1. Trucks must have full bodies including hood, fenders and bumpers. All rubber frame-to-body mounts must be removed.

2. Vehicles must be completely stripped. No factory interior, no chrome, no glass.

3. Truck bed must be enclosed with a cover, mounted flat from back of cab to tailgate with 30 gauge minimum thickness steel or comparable strength aluminum, securely welded, bolted or pop riveted to the bed.

4. Truck bodies must be steel and remain strictly stock. The original cowl and complete and floorboards must remain in tact with all unnecessary holes covered.

5. Cars: Stock or aftermarket bodies are permitted.

6. Minimum 22 gauge steel or aluminum body, hood and roof panels. No fiberglass bodies.

7. Body must be firmly attached to secure mounting points.

8. Aftermarket nosepiece of plastic, fiberglass or rubberized materials are permitted.

9. Driver’s compartment must be safely sealed from the engine bay, fuel cell and exhaust.

10. Front OEM firewall and floorboard must be used and remain in stock locations.

11. Right side of driver’s compartment may be boxed off to allow the exhaust system in this area.

12. Body may be altered in the truck area for the fuel tank. Fuel tank must be behind the rear axle. Fuel cell is required.

13. All body panels and fender wells may be cut for tire clearance. No sharp edges.

14. Rear deck lid spoiler is permitted. Limited to 6-inches measured from the top of the deck lid.

15. Inner front fender wells may be removed.

16. No rear-view mirrors allowed. No 2-way radios allowed.

17. Doors must be welded or bolted shut at all times. If bolted they must also be chained. Hoods are to be securely fastened.

18. Bumpers may be replaced by any bumper no wider than the outside of the tire, front and rear. No sharp edges - No Exceptions. Strapped to the body or rounded ends. No sharp or blunt ends.

19. Front and rear bumpers are mandatory and must be in stock location. May be round or square .095 tubing replacements. No black pipe allowed. Front bumper not to extend out past center to center of tires. All bumper ends must be smooth, capped and turned back with NO SHARP EDGES. Officials reserve the right to approve or reject any bumper. All bumpers must allow tow truck strap access, i.e.. welded hoop for tow hook.

20. Head-light and tail-light openings must be covered.

21. A metal screen must cover the windshield opening completely, minimum 1/4-inch to a maximum 1/2-inch mesh wire. Must have a minimum of three (3) bars on the Driver’s side using at least 3/4-inch rebar or 1/4 x 1-inch flat bar securely fastened.

22. Vehicle numbers must be a minimum of 18 x 2-inches high and placed on both doors and the top of the vehicle. Must be legible and of a contrasting color for visibility. Body panels will be painted and numbered to the satisfaction of race officials. 10-inch numbers on front and rear if enclosed. 

O. Steering

1. All components must be steel, unaltered OEM location and match frame. OEM steering column may be replaced with steel knuckles and steel steering shafts (collapsible recommended). Quick release is required. No center steering. Steering quickener is permitted.


2. All vehicles must have a metal strap or chain under the drive shaft. The strap must be located within 6-inches of the front universal joint. Drive shaft must be painted white and have the car number on it.

P. Electrical

1. Point-type OEM ignition or electronic ignition. No magnetos.


2. Battery must be securely mounted behind the driver and secured in a metal or plastic container. Preferred location is in the trunk/bed area with the fuel cell.


3. Passenger car batteries are allowed.


4. All vehicles must start under their own power and be running when leaving the pit area for each race.


5. A battery shut-off switch mounted through the trunk/bed cover directly behind the driver is mandatory on all vehicles. It must be clearly labeled “On and Off” 

Q. Fuel and Fuel Cell

1. Automotive gasoline or racing fuel is permitted. No methanol, alcohol or additives are allowed.


2. Fuel cells are mandatory, no larger than 16-gallon capacity. Must be rigidly mounted in the trunk/bed area. Must be strapped four (4) ways with metal straps 1-inch wide by 1/8-inch thick. No outside fillers. Track Officials must approve all fuel cells. Stock tanks must be removed. If the fuel cell is not in a steel can, there must be a 1/8-inch minimum steel plate protecting the back of the cell.


3. Electric fuel pumps are permitted. May not be glass or cockpit mounted. Kill switch required on Driver’s side, painted white.


4. A positive locking filler cap must be used. Breather vents must be designed so that fuel will not escape if the vehicle is upside down.


5. A rear firewall is required to protect the Driver from fuel leaks. It must be completely covered and no holes.


6. The fuel cell must be fuel tight and have a functional roll-over valve.


7. There must be a 1/4 turn shut-off valve on the fuel line to the right of the driver accessible by the driver and safety crew. It must be clearly labeled “On and Off”. Must be in plain sight and easily operated with one hand.

R. Transmission

1. Transmission must have a reverse gear and all forward gears operable, either automatic or manual. Transmission must be
in the stock position.


2. All clutches and flywheels must be OEM.

S. Suspension

1. Front and rear suspension must be of the original type with no modifications. One (1) shock per wheel. The original shocks may be replaced with heavy duty shocks. Stock Non-Adjustable replacement shocks, struts and springs are permitted.


2. Must use OEM lower control arms and spindles on the front suspension. Tubed upper A-Arms are permitted.


3. No coil-overs. Racing type shocks are permitted. Front shocks must remain in the stock location, but can be aftermarket.


4. No weight-jacks. No cockpit adjustable weight jacking devices allowed.


5. Suspension mounting points may be altered but suspension must mount in the stock manner for the chassis being used.


6. No Z-Link or birdcages.

T. Roll Cage

1. Shall be at least a 6-point cage with four (4) uprights connected at the top.


2. Driver’s side roll bars must curve out to 1-inch from the skins. Passenger side may be straight across. Horizontal bars have a minimum of three (3) upright braces between each row of the door bars. An additional bar must be welded to the top (roof area) of the roll cage running from left to right, front to rear diagonally. A horizontal bar must be installed between the front two (2) vertical bars at dash height on all vehicles.


3. Main cage must be constructed of 1-1/2 inch diameter tube with .095 wall minimum. NO BLACK IRON OR GALVANIZED PIPE.


4. Full cage roll bars are required with full loop frame over the driver. Cage will be within three (3) inches of the roof of the vehicle.


5. Roll cage must be secured to the frame or floor pain on uni-body vehicles by welding solidly around each upright bar or by welding each upright bar solidly to a 6 x 6 by 1/4-inch plate then welding or bolting this plate, using no less than 1/2-inch hardened bolts, solidly to the floor. Plates shall be welded to each side of the floor.


6. A minimum of three (3) horizontal door bars on driver’s side of at least 1-1/2-inch OD tubing located at approximately seat height, running from the front roll bar to the rear roll bar evenly from the bottom of the seat to the top of shoulder. A minimum of two (2) on the passenger side will be required on the inside.


7. Gusseting on all bar junctions will be required.


8. Roll bar padding is mandatory where driver can come in contact with the cage. All roll bar padding in the driver’s compartment must be fire retardant. No pipe insulation or pool noodles.


9. Driver’s door bars plated minimum 1/8-inch steel is mandatory.

U. Drive Train and Brakes

1. Single disk, stock appearing clutch only. No ram couplers, etc. Aftermarket clutch is permitted. No direct drive. Automatic transmissions must have functional OEM torque converters.


2. Stock, lightened or aftermarket flywheel is permitted. Must be stock diameter for block used. No aluminum flywheels.


3. A 180 degree scatter shield must be installed underneath or over the floorboard using a minimum 1/8-inch steel plating to protect the driver’s legs.


4. Drive shaft must be painted white. No aluminum drive shafts. A drive shaft safety hoop will be required from 4-inches to 6-inches behind the front joint. Hoop must be 1/4-inch thick and 1-1/2 inch wide steel strap or chain.


5. Rear-ends must be stock type only. Make and model rear-end may be changed.


6. No aftermarket or quick-change rear-ends are permitted.


7. Welded or otherwise locked rear-ends shall be permitted.


8. Must have working brakes on at least three (3) wheels. No cockpit adjustable proportioning valves. Disc brakes are permitted. Calipers and rotors must be OEM. Locking rear-end does not constitute one brake. No cockpit adjustable devices will be allowed.


9. In cockpit steering may be modified to suit driver’s taste, but must be on the left side of the cockpit. No center steering.

V. Wheels and Tires

1. Tire width not to exceed eight (8) inches.


2. Any type steel or aluminum aftermarket wheel with a maximum width of 8-inches. 15-inch maximum wheel diameter (16-inches if factory standard). Wheel spacers not to exceed 1-inch. Any offset is allowed.


3. Bead lock is permitted on the right rear only.


4. Stock wheels allowed but right side wheels MUST HAVE REINFORCED CENTERS.


5. Minimum of 5/8-inch wheel studs and lug nuts. 1-inch is suggested.


6. No sipping or cross grooving allowed.


7. No snow tires, no spiked or studded snow tires are permitted.


8. DOT radial tires or Hoosier Oval Track DOT Dirt/American Racer Passenger Performance tires (medium compound or harder).

Mountain Valley Raceway

2019 General Rules 

Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the racing officials. The Officials’ decision is final.

Section 1:

1:1. All persons participating in a scheduled program including, but not limited to participants, equipment owners, pit crew members and guests or affiliated persons, assume full responsibility for any and all injuries sustained, including death and property damage, at any time they are on Mountain Valley Raceway property, or in route to or from Mountain Valley Raceway property.


1:2. Track Promoter and officials are not responsible for any damage or theft of trucks, equipment, tools or personal property on the premises. It is recommended that one person remain with personal property at all times to avoid possible theft and/or damage.


1:3. No participant, equipment owner, pit crew member, guest or any other affiliated person shall have any claim for injury, damages, expenses or otherwise, against Mountain Valley Raceway and/or it’s directors, officials, employees and/or volunteers by reason of disqualification, damage or injury to either equipment, participant or both. Any person whether participant, car owner, pit crew member, guest or other affiliated person further agree that the race track is in a safe condition and usable if they take part in the racing activities.


1:4. No person shall be allowed in the Pit Area until a wristband (hereinafter “pit pass”) has been secured for the scheduled event. Pit passes must be in plain view at all times and are not transferable. Violation may result in a fine and/or suspension from the restricted area.


1:5. Minors under the age of 14 will not be allowed in the Pit Area. Minors 14 and older will not be allowed in the Pit Area without supervision and authorization from a parent. The parent must sign a Liability Release Form. No one under the age of 14 will be allowed to race.


1:6(a) Drinking of alcoholic beverages and the use of marijuana in the Pit Area is forbidden during scheduled events. Use of illegal substances is never allowed on the race premises. Any participant in a scheduled event who exhibits evidence of using alcoholic beverages, marijuana and/or any controlled substances will immediately be escorted from the Pit Area. They may be given any of the following:


  1.Verbal Warning

  2.Removal from the Mountain Valley Raceway Pit Area.

  3.Suspension from that night’s event

  4.Suspension from any event for a time to be determined by the Promoter

  5.A fine up to $500.00.


Alcohol may be consumed in the Pit Area at the end of the nights’ final race.

1:6(b) Keep you Pit Area clean. If you pack it in, pack it out. Trash cans are located in various locations in the Pit Area for your use. When you leave, your Pit Area must be as clean or cleaner than it was when you arrived. You will be charged a $25.00 fee each time your Pit Area is not left in a clean condition. No Exceptions!


1:6(c) All cars must be removed from the Pit Area by Sunday evening at 6:00 pm. Drivers/Owners must make arrangements with a Director to enter the Pit Area. Cars left past Sunday evening without contacting a Director may be removed at the owners’ expense and disposed of accordingly. Owners/Drivers leaving their cars past Sunday evening without making other arrangements will be suspended from racing for a number of races as determined by any Mountain Valley Raceway Association director.


ALL FINES MUST BE PAID IN CASH OR BY MONEY ORDER BEFORE RETURNING TO THE FACILITY.


ALL PENALTIES MAY BE ASSESSED AT THE PROMOTOR’S DISCRETION.


NOTE: The general admission area is the only area in which the consumption of alcoholic beverages will be permitted during the races. If a Pit Pass holder drinks alcohol in the general admission area, the Pit Pass holder will not be allowed back into the pits until all racing has been completed.


1:7. The participant assumes responsibility for the actions of his/her pit crew and/or guests and/or any person affiliated with his/her vehicle at all scheduled events. In every aspect, the participant shall be the sole representative for his/her car owner and pit crew in all matters pertaining to the race program and events.


1:8. No person shall participate in fights, physical or verbal, or conduct himself/herself in an unsportsmanlike manner, including derogatory hand gestures and/or improper/foul language at any time in the Pit Area or on the racing premises. Violators will be subject to any penalty or combination of penalties as the Promoter deems appropriate. All fines must be paid in cash or by money order prior to returning to the facility.


1:9 No person shall intentionally cause damage to another person’s property, race car or personal vehicle, tools or equipment on the Raceway premises on or off the race track. Violators will be subject to any penalty or combination of penalties deemed appropriate by the Promoter.


1:10. No person shall subject any official, director, volunteer or employee of Mountain Valley Raceway to verbal abuse, including the use of improper or foul language or hand gestures at any time. Violators will be subject to any penalty or combination of penalties deemed appropriate by the Promoter.


1:11. Participants agree to abide by official decisions. Decisions by the Race Officials pertaining to on-track observations and calls, interpretations of rules, race procedures, start and re-start positions and scoring of positions shall be considered final.


1:12 Discussions with the Promoter, Head Official or Safety Officials pertaining to official race decisions may be held AFTER completion of the FINAL race of the event with the participant or car owner ONLY, at the discretion of the Promoter or Head Official. All decisions made by the Promoter or Head Official shall be considered final.


1:13 It is the responsibility of the participant to make sure that all cash fines levied against him/her or any person associated with him/her are paid before the next race event. The Participant and his/her car will not be allowed to participate in any race until all fines are paid. The Promoter reserves the right to deduct any and all unpaid fines from the participant’s/car owners’ winnings.


1:14. All participants must attend the Drivers’ Meeting held prior to the start of that nights’ race.


1:15. NO SPEEDING IN THE PIT AREA will be allowed. Pit Area speed limit is 10 mph. This includes pit bikes, quads and side-by-sides. Violators will be subject to any penalty or combination of penalties set forth by these General Rules and Regulations.


1:16. No reckless driving will be permitted. No one will be allowed to drive any motorized vehicles in the pits, at any time, without a valid driver’s license (racing equipment exempt).


1:17. When entering or exiting the Pit Area, drivers must use caution or be subject to a penalty.


1:18. No dogs or other pets are allowed in the Pit Area during a race event unless they are securely confined or on a leash.


1:19. If a driver leaves the track under a Green Light, he must check in with the Line-Up Official and will only be allowed to re-enter the race while under caution.


1:20. Cars may be pushed or towed off the track and return once repairs are made and the car is deemed safe to operate by a Safety Official. The driver will only be allowed to re-enter the race while under a caution. A driver will receive three (3) laps to make necessary repairs after the race field is set to begin racing. The conclusion of the third lap will be a green flag. YOU MAY ONLY ENTER THE TRACK AFTER CHECKING WITH THE LINE UP OFFICIAL AND UNDER A CAUTION.


SECTION 2 - COMPETITION FORMAT

2:1. The competition format and/or program may be altered by the Promoter and/or Head Official at any time.
2:2. Points: Season Championship points will be awarded by the Main Event finishing position and Heat Race finishing position.
2:3. Line-Up: After the Drivers’ Meeting, each driver will “pill pick” a qualifying number. Line-Ups will be based on draw.
2:4. Track Pack: If track packing is necessary, classes to pack will be announced at the Promoter or Head Officials discretion. ALL cars are required to participate in packing the track (15 minutes or 20 lap minimum). If a driver chooses not to participate in packing the race track, that driver will be started in the back of their Heat and shall not participate in “Hot Laps”. Modified may, but are not required to pack the track.
2:5. Hot Laps: Following the Driver’s Meeting and/or track packing, each driver will receive six (6) Hot Laps. Hot Laps will be ordered by class. If you are not in the staging area with your class, you will not receive Hot Laps. Exceptions may be made by officiating crew.
2:6. Heat Races: The number of cars registered will determine the number of Heat Races in each division. Heat 1 line-up will be determined by “pill draw”. Points will be earned by finishing position. Did-Not-Finish cars earn finish position points, Did-Not-Starts earn zero (0) points. Disqualified drivers, drivers black flagged for poor sportsmanship and/or rough driving earn zero (0) points.
2:7. Main Event: The Main Event line-up is determined by Heat finish positions. The Promoter and/or Head Official may choose to change the number of laps for various reasons prior to the start of the race.
2:8. Main Event Points: Main Event Points are awarded by finishing position. Did-Not-Finish cars earn finish position points, Did-Not-Starts earn zero (0) points. Disqualified drivers, drivers black flagged for poor sportsmanship and/or rough driving earn zero (0) points.
2:9. The Promoter and/or Head Official reserves the right to declare any race event (heat, semi-main or main) a timed event based on one (1) lap equaling one (1) minute.
2:10. Semi-Mains: If there are 2+ cars more than the minimum amount of cars allowed for a Main Event, we will run a semi-main (B-Main).

SECTION 3 - RACE PROCEDURES

3:1. The Promoter has the right to reject the entry of any car, driver or person onto the premises at any time, without explanation.


3:2. No person may enter the racing arena until he/she has completed and signed all required releases, registration and/or entry forms.


3:3. No person shall be permitted to sign the waiver and release form for anyone other than himself/herself, unless a minor is involved. Violators may be fined and/or disqualified and/or suspended.


3:4. Female drivers will not be permitted to participate in any racing event while they are pregnant.


3:5. Any driver requiring transport to, treatment at and/or examination at any hospital emergency room and/or doctor due to a track related incident must have a release signed by the examining doctor before further competition.


3:6. The Promoter or Head Official may eliminate any driver from competition should the driver be deemed physically or emotionally unfit to participate in a racing event.


3:7. No driver changes shall be made without notifying the Promoter, Head Official or a Pit Steward. Any driver doing so will be disqualified from that nights’ race event and forfeit any money or points earned in that race event. All driver changes must be made in the Pit Area only.


3:8. The driver and car he/she is changing to must also be registered for that night’s race for the driver change to be legal. If the driver change takes place prior to the Heat Race, they may maintain the pill draw. No driver changes can be made after the B-Main race begins.


3:9. When called, each driver must immediately proceed to the staging area. It is the driver’s responsibility to know when their race is up and what their line-up position is.


3:10. When the cars on the track are lined up in race order, the driver or drivers that are LATE will be given two (2) laps to make that race and get their spot. If the driver or drivers are not on the track after two (2) laps, that driver/drivers will go to the back and the field will move straight forward. The LATE driver has two (2) more laps to make it on the track before the flagman gives the one-to-go signal, the driver/drivers will not start that race until the next caution.


3:11. The track officials will direct the cars to their re-start positions. There will be no discussion or argument as to line-up positions. A driver will be given two (2) warnings. If the driver refuses to get into the assigned position, the driver will be sent to the back of the pack. If the driver still refuses after two (2) more warnings, the driver will be black flagged and disqualified from the current race. Points and/or pay-out will be lost.


3:12. After the car has been given the checkered flag and crossed the start/finish line, the car must slow down immediately. Any driver staying on the gas for more than half a lap after receiving the checkered flag may be assessed a one (1) position penalty on the finish for recklessness and lose five (5) points for that nights’ race.


3:13. Cars that leave the track under a green flag for repairs will not be allowed back on the track unless under caution. That driver will start at the back of the field.


3:14. Cars that leave the track under a caution will be given three (3) laps after the field is back in its correct line-up and ready to start racing again. The driver will start at the back of the field unless the driver enters the Hot Pit for a water cool down.


3:15. During a red flag condition, the Head Official may allow pit crew into the infield to assist their driver with repairs or adjustments. All crew members must have approval to enter the race arena. After receiving approval from the Pit Official, pit crew must enter the infield from the pit side only. Violators may subject their car to disqualification for the race event.


3:16. No fluid containers of any kind (gas, water, coolant, etc.) shall be allowed on the track without specific permission from a Track Official. Violators may subject their car to disqualification for that race event.


3:17. Any car that comes to a stop on the racing surface under a green or yellow flag condition for any reason other than by the direction of an official or for a safety issue, will be repositioned to the rear of the field for the re-start.

3:18. Any car involved in three (3) incidents resulting in a caution or red flag will be black flagged from the race and receive points based on finished laps.


3:19. The Head Official, assisted by other track officials, reserves the right to determine when a car stopped or was stopped for safety purposes and to reposition the cars accordingly.


3:20. Foul driving (rough driving, intentional spinouts) is not allowed and any driver guilty of foul driving will be penalized at the discretion of the Head Official. Penalties for foul driving may include any one or more of the following:

  1. Loss of position at any time during or after completion of the race event;

  2. Removal from the race;

  3. Loss of money or points earned for that race event;

  4. Fine;

  5. Suspension;

  6. Disqualification;

  7. Probation; and/or

  8. Removal from the Raceway premises.

3:21. Foul driving includes intentionally cutting the mark, unnecessary bumping, crowding, chopping, banking, charging corners or rough driving.


3:22. Any cars which are throwing or leaking fluids, smoking excessively or appear to be mechanically unsafe to continue racing will be given the Red Flag. If after two (2) warnings to leave the track has not been met, you will be Black Flagged and not allowed to return to that race plus lose points and/or payout.


3:23. All cars must begin each race event with all engine parts, such as exhaust, muffler, hood, etc., intact. If, during a race event, exhaust parts become loose or are lost off the car and the Track Officials feel there is an issue of safety involved, that car will be given the Black Flag.


3:24. When a car becomes disabled or is no longer eligible to compete during a race event, the driver shall park his/her car in a safe place in the infield and shall stay with his/her disabled car until completion of that race. The driver shall assist track workers in removing his/her disabled car from the infield. Any driver that abandons his/her car in the infield may be disqualified from that racing event and forfeit any money and points earned for that race.


3:25. No driver may stop his/her car on the race track during a race event or after the completion of a race event for any reason other than a safety issue or at the direction of a Track Officials. Violators may be disqualified.


3:26. No complaints will be heard by the Promoter, Head Official or Track Official until the FINAL race event has been completed. Any complaints or discussions of issues shall be directed to the Head Official by the driver or car owner only. Violators may be disqualified or subject to fines. Being confrontational with the Promotor, Head Official or any Track Official during the race program will subject that driver to any penalty or combination of penalties as set forth in these General Rules and Regulations.


3:27. Judgment decisions made by the Head Official or Track Officials cannot be protested.


3:28. All technical disputes are to be settled immediately after completion of the race program.


3:29. Rookies Eligibility: A rookie shall be a driver who has not competed in more than three (3) race events of that class in the points race season, in the prior year in his class, and must declare himself/herself a rookie to the Head Official and, upon sign-in of the race event, the driver declaring himself/herself a rookie must start the first two (2) races at the back of the pack and run a rookie flag from the back of the roll cage and a rear yellow bumper stripe. The Promoter or Head Official reserves the right to continue to declare the driver a rookie for an un-numbered amount of races if the Promoter or Head Official feels the driver is not ready to advance.


SECTION 4 – FLAGS


4:1. The Flagman controls the race event from the start of the race to the checkered flag. All drivers must watch and obey the Flagman.


4:2. Green Flag: Starts the race. The starter will display the Green Flag as the cars come around Turn 4. If the starter thinks the cars are lined up properly. The cars MUST maintain their designated starting positions until the Green Flag is displayed. The pole car sets the pace. It is the responsibility of the outside pole car to keep pace with the pole car. The pole car must maintain a steady pace. The initial front row will be given two (2) attempts at a clean start. After the second attempt ONE or BOTH cars will be moved to the back of the pack. All rows move straight forward.


4:3. Green Flag Restarts: The Green Flag will be displayed at some point coming out of Turn 4 at the Flagman’s discretion. The Flagman controls the re-start, not the first place car. Once the Green Flag is displayed, racing may begin throughout the track.


4:4. Yellow Flag: Signifies caution. When the Yellow Flag is displayed, the drivers are to slow down immediately and maintain a reasonable speed considering the conditions that exist on the race track. The determination of reasonable speed is a judgment call that will be made by the Track Officials. Caution Flags are not counted Mountain Valley Raceway. Therefore, do not race to the Yellow Flag. The position of the cars for a re-start will be the same position held by each car at the last lap completed under Green Flag conditions.


4:5. Blue Flag with Diagonal Yellow (or Orange) Stripe: Signifies Hold Your Position. This flag is displayed to cars being lapped by the leaders of the race. Signaled cars should hold their racing line and not try to block the leaders. The car(s) signaled do NOT have to yield to the leader(s) as the car(s) signaled may be in a race for position with cars behind them. THIS IS NOT A MOVE OVER FLAG, YOU ARE TO HOLD YOUR POSITION. This flag will be used during Main Events only.


4:6. Red Flag: Stop Immediately. The Red Flag means the race must be stopped. When the Red Flag is displayed all cars MUST STOP immediately on the race track surface. Cars should be brought to a stop carefully and safely. This does NOT mean drive around the track slowly. It means STOP.


4:7. Black Flag: Report immediately to a Pit Official. When the Black Flag is displayed (opened up) to a driver, the driver must leave the track and report to a Pit Official. If a Black Flag is presented to the driver still rolled up, it is a warning (Don’t Do That Again). Failure to obey the Black Flag will result in the scoring of that car to be discontinued until further notice, and loss of points and/or payout.


4:8. White Flag: Race leader has started his/her last lap. When the White Flag is displayed, it means the race leader has started his/her
last lap.


4:9. Checkered Flag: Completion of the race. When the Checkered Flag is displayed, it mean the race is completed. When the required laps have been completed by the lead car, the race will be declared “official” regardless of any flag being displayed. When the Checkered Flag has been given to the leader, the balance of the field receives the Checkered Flag in the same lap. Finishing positions will be awarded according to the most laps traveled the least time, whether the car is still running or not.


4:10. Red and Yellow Diagonal Flag: The Red and Yellow Diagonal Flag will be displayed when there is a spin or tangle on the first lap of the race. The cars will line up in their original order except for car or cars involved in the Yellow Flag. Those vehicles involved shall line up at the back of the field in the order they get back in line.


4:11. Red and Black Diagonal Flag: When the Red and Black Diagonal Flag is displayed, the driver should enter the infield because of mechanical problems.


SECTIONN 5 - SAFETY

5:1. A full set of racing flags shall be used in all race programs at Mountain Valley Raceway.


5:2. The following safety equipment is mandatory for all drivers participating in Mountain Valley Raceway programs, including practice sessions and track packing:

1.Helmets - Full head coverage must meet DOT rating.


2.Approved shields.


3.Fire retardant racing suit, either one or two piece. Single layer Nomex is acceptable.


4.Racing gloves.


5.Racing shoes (optional).


6.Neck brace (optional).


7.Window net on driver’s side. If passengers are present, there must be a window net on the passenger side.


8.5-point seat belts/harness correctly installed and not more than three (3) years old.


9.All mechanically operated devices must be mounted below the driver’s shoulders for safety.


10.Chain guards will be installed on all cars where chains are exposed to the driver and/or other participants. Minimum thickness is .090. The chain guard must be safety approved by the Promoter.


11.Any car that upsets, rolls or is involved in a serious accident must be inspected and approved by a Track Official to continue competition.
12.Safety inspections may be made at any time by a Track Official. Any car may be disqualified for safety specifications.


13.First race of the season and first time racers will have a safety check inspection performed by a Track Official.


14.Any driver that gets out of his/her car while on the racing surface, other than for emergency reasons or if asked to do so by a Track Official, will be disqualified and lose all points for that

race event.


15.Any driver that walks away from his/her car after an accident or mechanical failure during a race event and LEAVES THE TRACK/INFIELD, and returns to the Pit Area, will forfeit the privilege of having his/her car towed back to the Pit Area. The car will remain in the infield until the end of the race night. Any driver that abandons his/her car in the infield may be disqualified from that racing event and forfeit any money and points earned for that race.


16.It is strongly recommended that a fuel bladder and a head and neck restraining device be used.

SECTION 6 - MECHANICAL/TECHNICAL INSPECTIONS

6:1. The Promoter or Head Official reserves the right to judge, decide and establish what constitutes a legal car.


6:2. The Promoter reserves the right to subject any car to a mechanical inspection at the discretion of any Track Official at any time.


6:3. It shall be the responsibility of the driver or car owner to prepare the car for any inspection request by Track Officials. Failure to comply shall result in disqualification of the driver and car.


6:4. It will be the responsibility of the driver or car owner to have no more than two (2) persons in the designated inspection area.


6:5. Any car that is not immediately taken to the designated inspection area or is removed from the racing premises without the permission of a Track Official at any race program which calls for a mandatory inspection of cars after a race event or at the end of the program, may subject the driver and car to disqualification.


6:6. The top four (4) finishers in the Main Event may be subject to technical inspection.”

Mountain Valley Raceway

2019 Hobby Stock Rules 

A. Safety Equipment/Gear

1. Seats

1-A Aluminum high back seats only. No homemade aluminum, plastic or fiberglass allowed.

1-B Seats must be mounted to the roll cage only, not on the floor pans. Seat must be bolted in using at least four (4) 3/8” minimum hardened bolts at a minimum of four (4) points to the roll cage or frame structure.

1-C Upholstery and padding suggested.


2. Seat Belts

2-A 5 pt. quick release restraint system three (3) years or newer required. Faded or worn belts must be replaced no matter the age.

2-B Quick release lap belt, shoulder harness and crotch belt must be no less than 3” wide.

2-C All seatbelt components must be mounted to the roll cage separate from the seat with a minimum of eight (8) 1/2” grade bolts. Belts must be mounted correctly. Belts must come from behind driver/passenger. Mounting position is important. Shoulder belts should be mounted 4” below shoulders and lap belts should be mounted the same width of the driver/passenger belts. The belts must be worn at all times while the car is on the track. Only exception is while picking up your trophy.


3. Window Nets

3-A Driver and passenger (if equipped) side window nets required. Window nets must be equipped with quick releases. The nets must be a minimum standard 16x20” ribbon or mesh style and must be mounted to the roll cage accessible by the driver and safety crew. Window nets must be in good condition, be three (3) years old or newer, and must detach from the top.


4. Roll Bar Padding

1-A Roll bar padding must be fire retardant. No foam pipe insulation and no pool noodle foam. Roll bar padding must be on all roll bars around driver/passenger head area. It must also be installed where driver/passenger can reach. By you legs is also suggested.


5. Fire Extinguishers

5-A If no on-board fire suppression system has been installed, then one (1) minimum 2.5 pound dry powder fire extinguisher must be mounted within the drivers’ reach in an approved quick release mounted bracket.

5-B Must have a minimum 2.5 pound (preferably greater) fire extinguisher in every pit. Preference would be one (1) per race car. The fire extinguishers must be maintained in a fully charged and up-to-date condition.


6. Helmets

6-A DOT approved full face helmets with face shields are mandatory. Valid SA 2010 allowed. SA 2015 dating is preferred.

6-B Buckle and strap must not be worn or frayed. Helmet must be worn and fastened at all times while on the track. The only exception is while picking up trophies.

6-C Neck collars are highly recommended.


7. Suit

7-A One piece or two piece racing suits are allowed. Suits must be in good condition with no holes or tears. Every driver/passenger must wear a fire resistant racing suit. Single layer suits are allowed.

7-B Nomex style socks, underwear, hood and shoes are recommended.


8. Gloves

8-A Racing gloves are recommended.


9. Shoes

9-A Racing shoes are recommended.


B. Chassis

1. Any 1955 or newer American-made passenger car is allowed. Vehicles not allowed are 4-wheel drives, sports cars and/or convertibles. Station wagons are allowed.


2. Unibody cars must have 2” x 4” minimum sub-frame connectors. Material .095 minimum.


3. No intermixing of body and frame parts. (manufacturer to manufacturer only). Swapping engines is allowed. Engine must be GM to GM or Ford to Ford, etc.


4. Vehicles must be de-chromed and all glass and flammable material must be removed except gauges and bumpers.
 No mirrors are permitted.


C. Body

1. Body panels must be stock, metal only. No aluminum or plastic except on noses and/or tails.


2. Body must be securely mounted to the frame from the rear of the driver forward.


3. Firewall must be stock or 18-gauge sheet metal to replace damaged firewall in stock location and to cover all holes for fire protection to drivers’ compartment.


4. Gutting panels are limited to hood, trunk lid, roof, doors, fenders and trunk area past the rear axle.


5. Floor pans must be stock or 18-gauge minimum from the rear of the drivers and passenger seat forward. Must be welded or bolted. If welded, welds must be 3” long and 7” between each weld minimum. Full weld is preferred.


6. Outside iron rails, nerf bars, rub rails are allowed. Maximum of 1-1/2” x .095 tubing or 1” x 2” rectangle tubing. Nor more than a 1” gap between the rub rail and body skins. Maximum length outside from from fire wall to rear firewall/rear compartment divide. Ends must be tapered and capped.

7. Fenders may be cut to give 4” clearance above the tires. No protruding edges allowed.


8. Hoods and trunk lids must be secured at all four (4) corners. Hood must be in place to start a race. No hood - No start.


9. No plexiglass is allowed on car anywhere.


10. Car must have a minimum of half the windshield area in front of the driver and full windshield, if passenger, covered. There must be a minimum of three (3) posts or straps located in front of driver (and passenger). Posts/straps must be securely attached to the body of cage. Must be made of a minimum of 1/2” tubing or 1/8” x 1” flat bar. (1/2” rebar is preferred). Wire mesh/expanded metal of 1/4” to 3/4” squares must cover drivers’ side (and passenger side) and be completely and securely attached.


D. Numbers 

1. Cars must have clear and contrasting numbers on both doors and on the roof. Minimum size of numbers is 18” tall and 2” wide on the doors and 24” tall and 3” wide on the roof. If a car has a front and/or rear nose cover, at least one 10” tall and 1” wide number. REMEMBER, points will only be scored if the scorekeeper can clearly see your numbers from the top of the grandstands. A 3” drivers’ name on the roof is optional but preferred.


E. On/Off Switches

1. Cars must be equipped with an on/off switch for starting the car and clearly market “on/off” and be easily reached by driver
and safety crew.

2. Car must be equipped with a battery on/off switch clearly marked “battery on/off” and be easily reached by driver and safety crew.

3. Car must be equipped with a fuel shut off if an electric fuel pump is used. It must be clearly marked “fuel on/off” and be easily reached by driver and safety crew.


F. Weight

All added weight must be painted white with the car number marked on each piece. Weight must be securely fastened. Minimum of 1/2” hardened bolts must be used or welded on. Weights must remain inside the bodies on not on bumpers. Maximum of 25 lbs. per mount. Multiple mounts are allowed.


G. Towing

Tow points on the car must be clearly marked as tow areas. Tow point must be secure enough to tow the car. Loops of chain are allowed.


H. Roll Cage

1. Roll cage shall be a full cage type. Minimum of 6-point cage inside. Mild steel .095 wall minimum by 1-1/2” or 1-3/4” (preferred). A full loop from frame over the driver and/passenger must be attached to a full loop surrounding roof line. Cage must be within 3” of top and 6” of sides.


2. Cage must be welded and/or bolted to the frame. If bolted, must use 1/2” hardened bolts minimum. Cage may not be welded to the floor pan. If bolted to the floor pan there must be a minimum of two (2) 6” x 1/8” square plates with four (4) bolts on each down bar. (One (1) plate on each side of the floor plate). Minimum of four (4) down bars.


3. Cage to be above driver/passenger helmet by 2” minimum clearance.


4. All “T” intersections of cage must be gusseted and welded.


5. Inner cage must have a minimum of four (4) horizontal bars on the drivers’ door within 3” of door. Minimum of three (3) uprights, evenly spaced between each horizontal bar to protect drivers’ hips and legs. A minimum of 1/8” plate attached to driver door bars to cover all four (4) horizontal bars.


6. If set up for a passenger, cage must be built the same as drivers’ side. If no passenger set up, only three (3) horizontal bars and no plating is needed.


7. There will be two (2) bars angled from the top of inner cage towards the rear end. These can extend past the rear axle to frame rails. Crossed or “X” pattern preferred.


8. Front hoops will be allowed inside body, behind bumpers to protect the radiator. Cage may go through the engine compartment. Radiators must be in stock location.


9. Drivers may be asked to drill a 1/4” hole on the cage somewhere for inspection.


10. All welds must be neat and complete. Popcorn welds will not be accepted.


11. Roll bar padding must be fire resistant. No pool noodles or pipe insulation from a hardware store. Padding must be installed anywhere driver/passenger is able to reach and completely around head/helmet areas. 


I. Engine

1. Block

1-A Cast iron block and heads only. Engine must remain in stock location. Centerline of crankshaft may not vary more than 1” from centerline of front stub. Engine shall remain stock. No strokers allowed.


2. Rods

1-A Replacement rods only. No “H” beam rods allowed. Stock length of 5.7” max.


3. Pistons

1-A Stock replacement cast or forged only as normally used in rebuilding.

1-B Pistons may not protrude above block deck. Cast or forged allowed.


4. Cam

1-A Any stock hydraulic cam and lifters. 500 lift. No roller on solid cams.


5. Cylinder Heads

1-A Must be OEM cast iron heads only. 100% stock and (stock valve angle. No Dart, World or other aftermarket heads allowed) however angle plug heads are allowed.


1-B All casting numbers must remain visible. Stock diameter valves and springs for cast numbers only. No oversize valves and springs.

1-C No grinding, porting, polishing, gasket matching, etc. allowed. No angle milling of heads allowed.


6. Carburetor

1-A A Holley 4412, 350 or 500 may be used on any motor. Choke tower must be in place. Choke may be removed. Carburetor may not be modified internally with the exception of jets and power valve.


1-B Must have two (2) return springs. Must have toe strap on throttle pedal.


1-C Maximum 1-1/2” spacer plate allowed. Carburetor must mount to manifold without any modifications to the manifold or the base plate of the carburetor.


1-D Must pass (Go-No Go Gauge) max venturi diameter 1-3/8”. No oblonged venturi openings.


 7. Intake Manifold

1-A Any OEM cast iron two (2) or four (4) barrel intake. Aftermarket aluminum intakes limited to: Chevy - Edelbrock Performer P/N 2101, 2701 EPS 2703, EPS 2716, EDL 2116; GM: P/N 12486570, Summit P/N 226018, 12366573; Ford: Edelbrock Performer P/N 320-3721, 351-2181; Chrysler: Edelbrock Performer 318-360 P/N 2176. No “Air Gap”, “Single Plane” or “RPM” style intake manifolds allowed.

1-B Grinding, porting, polishing, gasket matching, etc., is not allowed.


8. Ignition

1-A Distributors must be stock production only. No super coils or magnetos allowed.


9. Fuel Pump

1-A Fuel pump must mount in original position. If electric pump, it must have an on/off valve located within reach of driver and safety crew and clearly marked “Fuel On/Off”.


10. Fuel

1-A Pump, E85, and race fuel only. No additives of any kind allowed. No alcohol.


11. Fuel Cell

1-A Gas tanks shall be removed and replaced with an approved racing fuel cell with a maximum of 22 gallons in the trunk area. Cell must be mounted between the frame rails. Cell may not extend more than 2” below frame rails.

1-B Fuel cell must be mounted with a minimum of two (2) 1/8” x 1” iron straps. Must have a securely fastened cap. Caps must have a small chain/cable or similar way to have cap connected to the car in case the cap comes off the tank. Cells must be vented to the underside of the car in case of roll over.

1-C A fire shield of no less that 18-gauge metal between driver/passenger compartment and fuel cell. Must have an “L” shaped shield in front and bottom of fuel cell.

1-D Fuel cell must be protected with one (1) bar in front and behind the cell not to exceed 2” in diameter. Any car leaking or spilling fuel will be black flagged and not allowed to return to the track until fixed.


J. Suspension/Frame Components

 1, Shocks

1-A One shock in stock location per wheel. Remote shocks allowed. Racing shocks are allowed. No adjustable or reservoir shocks allowed. No air or coil over shocks allowed.


2. Suspension/Steering

1-A No weight jacks allowed.

1-B Suspension must remain stock. Must remain in stock location. Notching or altering to frame for any reason is prohibited.

1-C Steering box must be stock and in stock location. Must be GM to GM, etc.

1-D Lower A-Arms and mounting brackets must be in stock location. No adjustable upper control arms allowed. Tubed upper A-Arms are allowed. Aftermarket tubular control arms are allowed.

1-E Springs must be stock-type and in stock location.


3. Radiator

1-A Radiator must be in front of the engine and in stock location.

1-B No anti-freeze allowed.

1-C Water wetter and water allowed.

1-D Radiator mounts and supports must remain behind the bumpers.


4. Transmission

1-A Automatic transmissions with working torque converters. If a transmission cooler is used and located inside the car, it must be shielded from driver/passenger.

1-B No bump start or pump valve allowed.

1-C Manual transmissions allowed. Must be OEM type with stock clutch. No racing clutches allowed.

1-D All gears must be in working order. Both forward and reverse gears.

1-E No aluminum or any other light weight flywheels allowed.

1-F Manual transmissions must use approved scatter shields.

1-G All cars must be self starting and able to move freely on its own to start each race. Cars requiring assistance will start at the back of the field line up at any time before or during any race.


5. Driveline

1-A Driveline must be painted white with the car number painted on it.

1-B Steel drivelines only.

1-C Driveline loop or chair are mandatory. Must be placed 6” minimum and 16” maximum from the transmission tail shaft.


6 Battery

1-A Battery must be the maintenance free type, no vent caps. Sealed battery is recommended.

1-B All batteries must be mounted in an approved manner, in front of the fuel cell.

1-C No batteries shall be mounted in the passenger compartment.

1-D Batteries that are not sealed must be sealed in a marine-type box.

1-E A battery disconnect switch must be installed and clearly marked “Battery On/Off”, and must be easily reachable by driver and
safety crew.


7. Rear-Ends

1-A Only stock passenger car rear-ends allowed.

1-B No 3/4 ton or 1-Ton rear-ends are allowed.

1-C Locked/welded rear-ends are allowed. Spooled rear-ends allowed.

1-D Ford 9” rear-ends are allowed if mounted in stock location.

1-E Floater rear-ends are preferred. Non-floater rear-ends are allowed.


8. Bumpers

1-A Fabricated bumpers are allowed and must pass safety tech. Aluminum is preferred. No over-built bumpers are allowed, i.e.
battering rams.

1-B No black pipe.

1-C No part of the bumper may exceed the width of the car. Bumpers must remain in the stock location.

1-D No sharp edges. No blunt ends. Bumper ends must be rounded inward to the body or have straps from bumper to body which is preferred. If your bumper causes flat tires, it will not be allowed.

1-E Either two (2) safety chains or cables securely attached to or surrounding bumper to prevent it from falling off and being ran over.

1-F Front and rear bumpers must have a chain loop or hook secure enough to tow the car off the track.


9. Tires

1-A Maximum tire tread of 8”.

1-B No mud or snow or studded tires.

1-C No grooving or sipping allowed.

1-D Race tires or other DOT tires allowed.


10. Wheels

1-A Wheels to be a minimum of 3/16” centers.

1-B Wheel width maximum of 8-1/2”.

1-C Wheel studs minimum of 5/8” and 5/8” nuts. (1” nuts are preferred.

1-D Right rear wheel bead lock is allowed.


11. Brakes

1-A Brakes shall be stock. Must have at least three (3) working brakes.

1-B No copper or plastic lines.


12. Exhaust/Mufflers

1-A Stock exhaust manifolds or bottom dump headers allowed.

1-B Muffler pipe no larger than 2-1/2” diameter.

1-C Mufflers are mandatory.

1-D Exhaust must extend beyond the drivers’ compartment.

1-E Exhaust and mufflers must remain intact or car shall be black

flagged.”

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