DIRTcar Pro Stock Rules

2017

UTICA ROME SPEEDWAY DIRTcar PRO STOCK RULES

ANY CAR, TEAM AND/OR DRIVER THAT DOES NOT MEET THESE SPECIFICATIONS AND/OR EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO PENALTIES AS DETERMINED BY Utica Rome Speedway OFFICIALS.  

*These rules are for regular shows only Not KOD or Dirt sanctioned events, they must follow Series rules*

Engines General and Location Note:

Two engine options will be permitted. Both engine options must use the MSD rev limiter.

The crate option (option A) must use a maximum rev-limiting chip of 6,000 RPM.

The open head option (option B) must use a maximum rev-limiting chip of 6,500 RPM. (Will be adjusted if necessary)

 Crate Engine (Option A);

A.)  The General Motors (GM) Engine part number #88958602/19258602 is the only engine permitted in all Pro Stock events.

B.) The engine and all components must remain in their original configuration and form as purchased and/or delivered from the factory.   Any alterations to the engine will not be permitted.   The Engine must remain as manufactured by General Motors with a stock 4”-inch bore.   Overbore(s) will not be permitted.   Sleeve repair may be permitted with written permission from Utica Rome Speedway Officials.

C.) All engines are to remain sealed from the factory.   The original factory seals must remain unaltered, tampering, removal, modifications of any type and/or broken factory seals will not be permitted.   The GM Engine must remain unaltered in any way.

D.) The GM Crate Engine seals (bolt-type) must remain unaltered. Utica Rome Speedway Officials may require specific sealing and verification of all seals on any GM Crate Engine.   Tampering with and/or alteration of any seals will not be permitted and is subject to immediate penalty and/or suspension.

E.) Only GM replacement parts of any type will be permitted for any type of replacement and/or repair work.   Only GM Crate Engine specific valve springs may be used for replacement and/or repair, Part Number # 10212811.

F.) GM Crate Engine repairs must be authorized by Utica Rome Officials.

G.) Utica Rome Speedway reserves the right to confiscate any crate motor at any time for further inspection and no way guartentees that it will be available for your next race. However every effort will be used to return it to you in a timely manner.

H.) If motor is deemed illegal loss of points, monies, or suspension or all could be levied.

GM Crate Engine repair procedure works as follows:

1.) Contact your track promoter and/or your local track and/or Technical Officials.

2.) The Promoter and/or Technical Officials will specify a repair location and instruct the driver/owner where to take the engine to get an estimate.

3.) Based on the estimate and the detail of the repair, Utica Rome officials will determine if the repairs may be made or if a new engine must be purchased.

4.) If a repair is approved, a specified inspector will inspect the engine and work with the engine repair facility throughout the duration of the repair to ensure that the engine maintains the GM Specifications.

5.) Upon completion of the repair(s) the engine will be ‘resealed’ before being released for competition.

6.) All parts including the gasket repair kit(s) must be stock OEM Chevrolet Performance replacement parts.  The receipt(s) generated from the Chevrolet Performance Dealer and/or parts department must be retained and a copy presented to Utica Rome officials for verification.

7.) Over bores will not be permitted. If a cylinder has scoring and/or needs repair it must be communicated to officials before being sleeved to maintain the original bore size.

8.) Valve jobs will not be permitted. Valves may be lapped.

9.) If the cylinder head requires resurfacing and/or valve seats, a new cylinder head must be purchased. Machine work of any type will not be permitted to the cylinder heads.

10.) Bead blasting and/or any polishing and/or any alteration to the intake manifold and/or cylinder heads will not be permitted.

11.) The distributor advance curve and/or all parts must remain stock as manufactured.

12.) All engine information regarding repairs and/or engine introduction must be retained and turned into Officials, to track and manage engine database, including the driver, serial number, repair, type of repair and/or what type of service was performed to any engine.

13.) If any repair estimates come back to the Officials that meet and/or exceed 80% of the actual price of a new engine, a new engine must be purchased. The engine that was damaged will no longer be eligible for competition.

G.)Utica Rome Officials reserve the right to technically inspect exchange and/or confiscate any GM Crate Engine at any time. Failure to surrender the engine and/or submit the engine for inspection equals disqualification from the event and/or suspension.

H.) The intended direction of the GM Crate Engine program is to maintain a cost-effective, affordable racing program. Rebuilding, balancing, blue printing and/or any other alteration made in an attempt to influence the integrity of this program will not be permitted. The judgment and determination of any such decision will be at the sole discretion of Utica Rome Officials.

 

Carburetor / Air Cleaner

Only one (1) 650 cfm Holley carburetor, Part Number 4777 or 80777 or Holley HP Carburetor Part Number 80541-1 will be permitted.

A.) All engines and all components must remain in their original configuration and form as purchased and/or delivered from the factory. Any changes will result in disqualification from the event. Any alterations to the engine will not be permitted.

B.) 4777 and 80777 Option:

1.) The carburetor must maintain the stock venture and throttle bore dimensions.

2.) The carburetor must maintain all stock dimensions, including mounting and stud location on intake manifold.

3.) The booster height must remain stock OEM from Holley. Cutting, tumbling and/or polishing will not be permitted.

4.) Visible modifications will not be permitted.

5.) The maximum height of the carburetor when measured from the bottom of the carburetor and/or the throttle plate to the machined horizontal surface of block will be in 7”-inches in both the front and rear of the block.

6.) The following alterations will be permitted;

a.) Holes drilled in the throttle plate for proper idle.

b.) Drilling, tapping and plugging of unused vacuum ports.

c.) Welding of throttle shaft to linkage arm.

d.) Drilling of idle and/or high speed air correction jets.

e.) Milling of center carburetor body metering block surface, maximum of .015” on each side.

f.) Removal of choke plate and shaft.

g.) The jets may be changed as needed.

7.) Gauge measurements (go/no-go) must be met at all times, regardless of carburetor temperature.

C.) HP 80541-1 Option:

1.) The carburetor must remain stock retaining all Holley measurements and dimensions. The carburetor may be adjusted utilizing only specified Holley replacement parts.

2.) Jets, bleeds, needle and seat, emulsion bleeds, power valves, accelerator pumps nozzles and accelerator pump cam adjustments will be permitted.

3.) Physical alteration of carburetor components and/or parts and/or any alterations, machining and/or reshaping will not be permitted. The use of epoxy and/or coatings of any kind will not be permitted.

D.) A single unaltered carburetor spacer plate with an unaltered square hole/opening including gasket with a maximum thickness of 1-1/8”-inch will be permitted. Tapering, machining and/or any other alteration to the spacer plate will not be permitted.

E.) Only a single conventional round type air cleaner housing will be permitted. Ram air, air box and/or heat shield type devices will not be permitted.

F.) Air cleaners that provide ventilation through the top cover (such as the K & N brand) will be permitted.

G.) Air induction plastic carburetor insert and/or other devices that direct air into the air intake will not be permitted.

H.) Air diffusers will not be permitted.

 Engine Blocks – Open Motor (Option B)

A.) Conventional stock type V-8 engines (OEM American long block – GM, Ford and Chrysler) with the cam in the block will be permitted.

B.) The engine must remain in the stock OEM location in the chassis in a vertical and horizontal manner.

C.) For competitors participating with the ‘open’ engine option, the engine must be from the manufacturer/make of chassis it is mounted in, including all internal parts.

D.) Bow-tie and/or any other performance type blocks will not be permitted.

E.) The DART ‘Little M’ Sportsman block (part number: 3115111) will be permitted.

D.) The maximum engine setback permitted will be the center of the number of one (1) spark plug hole, on all make engines (the cylinder that is at the front of the engine) may align with the center of the top of the ball joint.

E.) Sliding and/or adjustable engine/motor mounts will not be permitted.

F.) Aluminum engine blocks will not be permitted.

Carburetor (Open Motor – Option –B-)

A.) Only the Holley carburetor, part number 4412 will be permitted. (NO ULTRA OR HP CARBS ALLOWED).  The maximum spacer adapter of 1-1/16”-inches including gaskets will be permitted. Porting, tapering and/or machining of the spacer in any way will not be permitted. Modifications to the carburetor will not be permitted.

B.) Only the Holley Part Number 11180, 10570, 5924 or 5925 Holley Metering blocks will be permitted for use with the Holley 4412 carburetor.

C.) The following carburetor modifications will be permitted. Any modifications not indicated in the following list will not be permitted;

a.) Holes drilled in the throttle plate for proper idle.

b.) Drilling, tapping and plugging of unused vacuum ports.

c.) Welding of throttle shaft to linkage arm.

d.) Drilling of idle and/or high speed air correction jets.

e.) Milling of center carburetor body metering block surface, maximum of .015” on each side.

f.) Removal of choke plate and shaft.

g.) The jets may be changed as needed.

D.) All cars must have a minimum of two (2) throttle return springs.

E.) Only a single conventional round type air cleaner housing will be permitted. Ram air, air box and/or heat shield type devices will not be permitted.

F.) Air cleaners that provide ventilation through the top cover (such as the K & N brand) will be permitted.

G.) Air induction plastic carburetor insert and/or other devices that direct air into the air intake will not be permitted.

H.) Air diffusers will not be permitted.

Intake Manifold (Open Motor – Option –B-)

A.) The following 4-bbl., single plane intake manifold(s) that permits the mounting of only one four (4) barrel carburetor will be permitted. Welding, the addition of material, epoxy or any other type of alteration will not be permitted. The intake must be a one piece cast iron or aluminum intake manifold. Chevrolet: Wieland Part #7547, #7547-1 – Delbruck #5001 Ford: Wieland Part # 7515, #7516 – Delbruck #5021, #5081 and #2760 Chrysler : Wieland Part #7545 – Delbruck #5076 W-2 Heads Delbruck #2920

B.) Only two (2) unaltered carburetor adapters will be permitted; BRP377 HV301-1

C.) Porting of all listed intake manifolds will be permitted. Material may not be added. The maximum height of the carburetor when measured from the bottom of the carburetor base to the machined horizontal gasket surface of the engine block will be 7”-inches in both the front and rear.

Cylinder Heads

(Open Motor – Option –B-)

A.) Only stock OEM North American passenger car V-8 Engines with cast iron blocks and cylinder heads (GM, Ford and Chrysler) will be permitted with the following exceptions. Cast Iron Ported Cylinder Heads:

A.) Stock OEM American passenger car cylinder heads will be permitted. Chevrolet Vortec and/or Ford GT 40 cylinder heads will not be permitted. The Chevrolet Bow-Tie, Chrysler W-2, Ford Performance and DART 180 cylinder heads that maintain the following rules will be permitted. The cylinder heads may be ported. The addition of material will not be permitted. Intake manifolds may be ported to match the cylinder head only. Factory valve spacing and/or valve angles must remain unaltered.

B.) Cast iron ported cylinder head rules must use only the BRP Carburetor adapter (part number BRP 377) or the Brodix (HV301-1). The adapter must remain unaltered as manufactured. The carburetor must remain in a conventional position (facing forward) at all times.

C.) All parts must have the casting and/or original part numbers on them for identification.

D.) Titanium valves will not be permitted. Valves must be one-piece 11/32” stem diameter +/- .005”. Titanium valve spring retainers will be permitted.

E.) Only normally aspirated engines will be permitted.

F.) All engines must maintain the stock bore and stroke combinations. Engines Maximum Overbore: Chevy 350 C.I 4.00” bore x 3.480” stroke. +.070” maximum overbore = 363 Chrysler 360 C.I. 4.00” bore x 3.578” stroke. +.020” maximum overbore = 364 Chrysler 340 C.I. 4.04” bore x 3.313” stroke. +.060” maximum overbore = 350 Ford 351 C.I. 4.00” bore x 3.500” stroke. +.060” maximum overbore = 363

G.) Engines must not pump more than the specified cubic inches.

H.) Reverse rotation engines will not be permitted. I.) The engine must maintain the stock OEM firing order.

Camshaft

(Open Motor – Option –B-)

A.) Any design hydraulic or flat tappet camshaft will be permitted, provided the camshaft remains in a stock location in the engine block. Roller cams, roller gear driven cams, mushroom-type lifters and/or lash caps will not be permitted.

B.) Stock OEM engines, which utilize shaft rockers as a standard component will be permitted. Shaft rockers and/or stud girdles that are not stock OEM equipment on the engine will not be permitted.

C.) Roller type rockers with optional ratios will be permitted

D.) The lifters must maintain the stock OEM diameter.

E.) The lifter bores must remain in the stock OEM positions at the stock OEM angles. The lifter bores may be re-bushed for wear.

F.) A flat magnetic steel lifter galley plate may be used to prevent engine damage in case of push rod failure.

G.) Overhead cams and/or similar type applications will not be permitted.

 Pistons, Connecting Rods, Crankshaft and Vibration Dampener

Pistons

(Open – Option –B-)

A.) Any brand, three (3) ring flat top pistons will be permitted.

B.) Coatings of any type will not be permitted.

Connecting Rods (Open – Option –B-)

A.) Only stock OEM production or aftermarket solid magnetic steel connecting rods will be permitted. Titanium, aluminum and/or billet connecting rods will not be permitted.

B.) Polished connecting rods will not be permitted.

C.) The connecting rod length must maintain OEM specifications for the engine block used. I.E.; Chevrolet 5.7”-inches, Chrysler 6.125”-inches and Ford 5.956”-inches.

D.) The connecting rod type must match the manufacturer’s engine. (Chevrolet with Chevrolet, Ford with Ford and Chrysler with Chrysler).

Crankshaft

(Open – Option –B-)

A.) Any magnetic steel or cast iron crankshaft, maintaining the stock stroke for the engine block used will be permitted.

B.) Lightweight crankshafts will not be permitted.

C.) The minimum rod and main journal size(s) must maintain the stock OEM size, less undersize for the manufacturer, Chevrolet, Ford or Chrysler.

D.) Knife-edging, narrowing, cutting down the diameter and/or any other alteration to the crankshaft counter weights will not be permitted.

E.) Polishing of the crankshaft will not be permitted.

Vibration Dampener (Open – Option –B-)

A.) Any magnetic steel or cast iron stock OEM vibration dampener will be permitted. Machining and/or any type of alteration to the vibration dampener will not be permitted.

B.) Fluid and/or friction dampeners will not be permitted.

Ignition/Battery (For either the Crate – Option –A- and/or Open Motor Option –B-)

A.) Only stock OEM distributors will be permitted.

B.) Only the black wire must be grounded to the engine block.

C.) When utilizing an H.E.I. ignition system, the coil must remain stock OEM and remain in the distributor.

D.) The ignition for the Crate Engine (option –A-) must remain stock OEM.

E.) Welding of advance weights and the removal of the vacuum advance for the Open Motor (option –B) will be permitted.

F.) When the hood is removed, the rev box must be in clear view. Covers of any type, over the motor will not be permitted.

G.) One (1) unaltered approved, MSD/ rev limiter, part number. MSD 8727CT The box must remain operable and working condition, prior to, during and after all racing events. 6000 rpm for crate motors, 6500 rpm for open motors.

H.) The OEM firing order must be retained. (Standard Chevrolet Firing Order: 18436572).

I.) Traction control devices will not be permitted. Braking devices that control traction will not be permitted. Utica Rome Speedway Officials reserve the rights to analyze and/or switch ignition boxes and/or rev chips at anytime

K.) The ignition switch must be clearly labeled ON/OFF and easily accessible from outside of the car.

L.) Any type of mechanically driven ignition located in the stock position will be permitted.

M.) All cars must be self-starting.

N.) The battery must be mounted under the hood. It is recommended that the battery be mounted on the right side of the car, near the firewall.

O.) The battery must be encased in a marine-type battery box and securely fastened in place.

P.) The battery must remain completely sealed off from the driver’s compartment.

Q.) One American Passenger Car sized battery with terminals on top and a maximum of 12 volts will be permitted. The battery voltage must not measure more than 14.3 volts. Step up transformer and/or any other device designed to increase voltage will not be permitted.

R.) A battery shut-off switch, clearly labeled ON/OFF, is mandatory. The switch must be mounted on the left side inner panel (above the steering post). The knob must be outside the panel and clearly visible and easily accessed from outside of the car. It must be wired to take the power off on the positive and/or ‘hot’ side of the connection.

 Lubrication/Oiling System/Oil Cooler

A.) Only a single wet sump oil pump will be permitted. Dry sump oil systems will not be permitted.

B.) Only magnetic steel oil pans will be permitted.

C.) External type oil pumps and/or vacuum pumps will not be permitted.

D.) Accu Sumps will not be permitted.

E.) Engine evacuation systems by internal and/or external driven pumps or by connection between exhaust system and/or valve covers, intake manifold and/or oil pan will not be permitted.

F.) Oil coolers that are mounted under the hood will be permitted.

Transmission/Driveline and Driveline Components

A.)Only approved North American and/or Canadian manufactured manual shift transmissions will be permitted. Automatic and/or automatic-type transmissions will be permitted. Three and/or four speed manual transmissions must have all gears working and must have a single clutch disc mounted in the stock OEM location.

B.)Any automatic transmission must have a work stock OEM torque converter with all gears working.

C.)Overdrive and/or under-drive transmissions and/or gears will not be permitted.

D.)Running through reduction gears will not be permitted. The transmission must be direct drive to the rear end.

E.) The transmission must have working gears. Forward, neutral and reverse must be working. From the neutral position and with the motor running, the car must be able to go forward and/or a backward in a smooth manner. The car must start and move under its own power.

F.) Only magnetic steel flywheels with a stock OEM diameter will be permitted.

G.) Driveline components made of carbon fiber will not be permitted.

H.)Drilling and/or machining and/or grinding of transmission components, gears and/or other components including the case for the purpose of lightening the weight of the transmission will not be permitted.

Scatter shield

A.) Magnetic steel scatter shield and/or magnetic steel scatter proof bell housing for standard transmissions are required.

B.) Automatic transmission explosion blankets are recommended.

C.) All bell housing must have a 1”-inch diameter inspection hole drilled near the top to permit visual inspection of the flywheel and the converter

 Driveshaft

A.) Only magnetic steel driveshaft will be permitted. All drive shafts must be painted white and be clearly labeled with the car number on it.

B.) Only one (1) drive shaft connected from the transmission to the center section of the rear end will be permitted.

C.) Two (2) driveshaft hoops / rings a minimum ¼”-inch thick x 2”-inch wide magnetic steel should be used.

D.) All cars must have a driveshaft sling behind the transmission, under the front universal (U-Joint) joint that prevents the driveshaft from digging into the track and/or bouncing out or up into the car.

E.) Only magnetic steel drive flanges on the rear end and on the transmission will be permitted.

 

 

Engine Cooling System/Radiator

A.) Only one (1) radiator will be permitted. The radiator must be mounted vertically in front of the engine. The radiator must remain in its stock OEM location between the frame rails.

B.) Plastic radiators will be permitted.

C.) A 25 lb. pressure radiator cap is recommended.

D.) An overflow catch can is required. The overflow cans and/or canisters will not be permitted in the cockpit.

E.) All hose connections require double clamp(s).

F.) It is recommended that all metal fittings/ends/nipples have a barb and a hose clamp to prevent hoses becoming loose and/or completely disconnected.

G.) Only cast iron water pumps will be permitted.

H.) Only magnetic steel radiator fans will be permitted

I.) Electric fans and/or water pumps will not be permitted.

Rear End

A.) Stock passenger car rear ends will be permitted. The differential housing must remain the stock/OEM location. Truck, wide rears, limited slip will not be permitted. Floaters allowed.

B.) Welded spiders or magnetic steel spooks will be permitted. Aluminum and/or any other type of spool will not be permitted.

C.) A  Ford 9”-inch rear may be installed in any chassis providing it utilizes all of the stock OEM and/or same parts needed to hold in the rear that it replaced.

D.) For rear ends that utilize horseshoe clips and/or retainers to hold the axles in place, it is recommended that they be tack welded to hold them in place and prevent failure and/or the axle falling out.

E.) Torque arms will not be permitted.

F.) V-8 Midget type rear ends will not be permitted. All rear end components, ring and pinion, gear sets and/or any other component, must be specific for the rear end in the car in size. Only full-size type rear ends will be permitted. Miniature rear ends and/or rear ends manufactured for the sole purpose of reducing rotating weight by decreasing the actual size of the rear end with the internal components of the rear end will not be permitted.

G.) Only magnetic steel axles will be permitted. Titanium axles, gun drilled, lightened and/or any other titanium rear end components and/or axles will not be permitted.

H.) The rear end must be in the same location, front-to-back and centered in the chassis. Offset of the rear end will not be permitted.

QUICK CHANGE REAR END OPTIONS

A.) A Winter’s spec quick-change rear end is optional. It has magnetic steel tubes, aluminum spool, hubs, rotors and solid magnetic steel axles as a complete assembly. It also has close 5 bolt pattern hubs to fit the existing wheels. The part # is DIRT 5063.

B.) Any magnetic steel tube quick change eight (8) web side bells with magnetic steel tube Sportsman rear with close 5 bolt patterns to fit with the existing wheels.

Fuel, Fuel Cells and Fuel System

A.) All cars must have fuel cells that meet and/or exceed SFI 28.1/.2 and/or FT3 specifications and must be not be older than five (5) years from the date of manufacture. The fuel cell must have a maximum capacity of 24.5 US gallons and must remain in a rectangle and/or square shape for measuring and calculating capacity. The fuel cell must be mounted securely in its container and centered between the frame rails and located in the trunk area in a fixed location. Pressure tanks on fuel systems will not be permitted. Auxiliary fuel tanks will not be permitted. B.) The maximum capacity of the fuel when measured empty and/or dry will be measured in cubic inches utilizing the standard formula of length (minus ½”-inch) x width (minus ½”-inch) x depth (minus ½”-inch) will be 5,660 cubic inches.

C.) The foam in the fuel cell must remain unaltered. A minimal cut in the foam will be permitted in the shape of a square or a rectangle. The cut may be no more than 1,000 square inches. The foam must retain the factory cut.

D.) The fuel cell must be enclosed completely in a rectangle and/or square container that is a minimum thickness of 20-gauge magnetic steel. An aluminum container may be used as an option and must be a minimum of .060”-inch in thickness.

E.) The fuel cell and/or the container material around the fuel cell must not be able to expand in any way. Tank panels that are bowed and/or bellied and/or positioned to create additional capacity of the fuel cell will not be permitted. Oversized filter housings, fuel coolers, oversized lines, fuel logs and/or any other device that increases the capacity of the fuel system will not be permitted.

F.) The entire container must be visible for ease of inspection.

G.) Fuel coolers of any type will not be permitted.

H.) The fuel cell must be mounted with a minimum of two (2) .125”-inch thick steel straps a minimum of 1”-inch wide. The straps must cover the entire cell. Fuel cells that are mounted in a square tubing frame will be permitted. A minimum of 5/6”-inch ASTM Grade 8 bolts must be used to mount the fuel cell to the frame.

I.)Only one mechanical fuel pump in the stock location will be permitted. Fuel must be delivered through the fuel system from the fuel cell to the mechanical fuel pump. Fuel systems that require a return line, a pressure regulator of any type and/or other volume and/or pressure altering device will not be permitted.

J.) The bottom of the fuel cell container must be a minimum of 12”-inches from the ground.

K.) A horizontal bar a minimum of 1”-inch in diameter and .095” in wall thickness must be mounted behind the fuel cell.

L.) The fuel pick up must be positioned on the top of the fuel cell and be constructed of steel. The fuel pick up must have a check valve. The vent line must have a check valve.

M.) Only ‘D’-type VP Racing Gasoline, the official fuel of Utica Rome will be permitted for competition. D-98 will be the only specified fuel permitted at any sanctioned series event. In addition a maximum “94 octane, R+M/2” standard pump gasoline will be permitted. Blending of fuels or gasoline, including VP spec (including ‘D’) fuels of different octane will not be permitted. Alcohol, methanol, nitrous oxide, nitro-methane and/or propylene oxide will not be permitted. Fuel may be subject to inspection and testing at any time.

N.) For the purpose of inspection, the driver and/or crew must be prepared to drain fuel upon request for inspection and/or measurement.

O.) Only mechanical type fuel pumps will be permitted. Fuel injection system(s) and/or electrical fuel pumps and/or any type of pressurized fuel system will not be permitted.

P.) External filler connections including ‘dry-break’-type applications will not be permitted. The rear deck/trunk lid must be removed in order for fuel to be added to the fuel cell. The filler neck must remain enclosed in the trunk area of the car.

Q.) All fuel lines and fittings should be leak proof and inspected from time-to-time for leaks

R.) Onboard fire suppression systems are recommended.

T.) Fuel used for competition in sanctioned events should be purchased at the track, from a trackside vendor. Racing fuel transported in drums will not be permitted on track premises.

Exhaust – Muffler and Sound Reduction Devices

A.) Only the Beyea part # MUF2.5DM, Dynomax part #17218, Extreme Mufflers part # 20025 and stock “California Turbo” type mufflers will be permitted. Glass pack type mufflers will not be permitted.

B.) The exhaust must exit past the driver and the exhaust must flow toward the rear of the car in an upward manner away from the racing surface. Exhaust systems that face the outside of the car will not be permitted. Exhaust headers and systems must extend past the driver’s seat.

C.) Mufflers must remain unaltered and/or modified internally and/or externally in any way. The collector extension pipe and tail pipe may not be installed past the inlet and/or outlet flange of the muffler.

D.) The maximum exhaust pipe diameter will be 2-1/2”-inches.

E.) The complete exhaust system must remain under the car and exit to the rear of the car behind the driver, parallel or away from the racing surface.

F,) Stock cast iron unaltered exhaust manifolds will be permitted.

G.) Optional Schoenfeld headers part numbers #135, #135cm, #145, #145cm Chevrolet – #445, #435 Chrysler – Ford #335 will be permitted. Factory and/or OEM magnetic steel street headers will be permitted.

H.) The primary pipes must maintain a maximum outside diameter of 1-5/8” from flange to collector. Tri-Y type, merge collectors, ceramic coatings, step headers, stainless steel, pipe wrappings and/or any other header/pipe alteration will not be permitted. The inspector must be able to measure and inspect all pipes.

I.) Crossover headers (not 180-degree type headers) will be permitted with primary exhaust pipes that maintain a 1-5/8”-inch outside diameter from flange to collector.

J.) The maximum header flange or adapter flange thickness is 3/8”-inch.

K.) Crossover connecting pipes from each bank/side of exhaust system will not be permitted.

L.) Several tracks have a locally enforced decibel rule, which preempt any particular muffler rule. Some tracks may have a maximum sound level rule of 95 decibels at 100 feet. This rule will be enforced by local government agencies.

Traction Control Devices

A.) All electronic and/or computerized wheel spin and/or ignition retardation and/or acceleration limiting and/or traction control devices of any type will not be permitted.

B.) Adjustable ping control devices, dial a chip controls, timing controls and/or automated throttle controls will not be permitted.

C.) Adjustable restrictor plates will not be permitted

D.) Remote control components of any-type will not be permitted.

E.) Radios and/or devices for transmitting voice and/or data will not be permitted, unless otherwise authorized prior to any event.

F.) Data acquisition systems will not be permitted.

Chassis/Frame

A.) The frame must be the same as the body manufacturer. Interchanging will not be permitted.

B.) Uni-bodies may tie sub-frames together; however, if the ties extend through the car, the floor must be completely welded to the tie, to seal off the driver’s compartment.

C.) Frames may be repaired where needed but the stock frame rail must remain the stock location.

D.) The frame must be stock OEM for the year, make and model of the car.

E.) All cars must have a minimum factory stock wheel base of 107”-inches. Full frame cars with a factory stock wheelbase of over 107”-inches may be shortened between the knockouts, but must maintain a minimum wheelbase of 107”-inches.

F.) Front and/or four wheel drive cars and/or frames will not be permitted.

 Steering

A.) The steering column must remain in the stock OEM location as manufactured for the make, model and year.

B.) Steering quickening devices that are commercially manufactured will be permitted. Homemade steering quickening devices of any type will not be permitted.

C.) The steering quickening device must be fully enclosed.

D.) The steering wheel center must be padded.

E.) A flexible, racing type steering wheel with a quick release mounting device is recommended.

Unibodied Cars/Frames

A.) A homemade frame may be constructed using a minimum of 2”x3”x.120”-inch thick rectangular magnetic steel tubing. The 3”-inch dimension must be in the vertical position. The tubing must start at the rear of the front stock OEM sub-frame and continue all the way back up over (not under) the rear axle and end where the stock OEM rear sub-frame ended. The frame must be the same as the body manufacturer. Interchanging will not be permitted.

B.) The new frame must be as wide as the original sub-frame.

C.) All springs, sway bars (if used on that particular model) and suspension mounts must be located in the same exact position and manner as they were in the stock OEM frame.

D.) Only stock OEM suspension part must be used.

E.) A rear sway may be used only if it was available on the stock OEM make, model and car.

F.) The suitability of the construction of this frame option regarding welds, cross-members, bracing, roll cage and the stock mounting links will be up to the discretion of the Officials.

Seat Location and Mounting in Frame

A.) The seat must be mounted and positioned completely to the left of the centerline of the car on the driver’s side. Floorboard installations will not be permitted. Seats must me mounted as close to the stock OEM position as possible. A functional padded headrest, built into the seat must be in line with the center of the driver’s head.

Weight / Ballast

A.)All cars will be weighed with the driver seated in the car. The minimum weight permitted before and/or after an on track event will be measured by the track scales. The track scales will be the official scales. All cars found to be light prior to any event, time permitting will be allowed to make the necessary adjustments and represent themselves at the scales. The number of cars to be weighed after an event will be announced at the driver’s meeting and/or on the one-way radio. If a car is signaled to go to the scales in any fashion and does not report to the scales at the appropriate time, that car may be disqualified from the event. Any car that is found to be light following time trials and/or a qualifying event will be disqualified from that particular race and may make the necessary adjustments and represent themselves for that car’s assigned consolation event. If a car is found to be light after the feature event, that car may be disqualified from the event.

B.)The minimum weight following the completion of any Pro Stock race will be:

  1. For cars utilizing the GM 602 Crate Engine = 3,000 lbs.
  2. For cars utilizing the Ported Option = 3,000 lbs.
  3. For cars utilizing a “Coil Spring Rear Suspension” with any suspension components that are not “Stock OEM” including but not limited to a pan hard (track bar), four (4) link type and/or “J”-Bar suspensions = 3,150 lbs.

C.) All weights are subject to analysis in any division, to maintain a level competition through each sanctioned division.

D.) If time permits, weight added prior to qualifying and/or the event will be permitted,

E.) All weight and ballast must be positively fastened to the frame rails and must remain stationary during competition. All weight(s) must have a minimum of two (2) 1/2”- inch grade 5 bolts and/or studs passing completely through the weight. Bolts and/or studs must be anchored to a suitable clamp to fasten it to the frame. Bolts and/or studs welded to the frame will not be permitted.

F.) All weights must be painted white and clearly labeled with the car number on it. For the period of one event, competitors may label their weight with white duct tape with the car number clearly labeled on the duct tape.

Body

BODY STYLE AND DIMENSIONS ALL MEASUREMENTS MAY BE TAKEN WITH OR WITHOUT DRIVER AND/ OR WITH OR WITH OUT FUEL. TOLERANCE PERMITTED ON ALL BODY DIMENSIONS IS MAXIMUM OF +/- (PLUS OR MINUS) ½”-INCH (ONE-HALF INCH). THIS IS A TOLERANCE, NOT A DIMENSION THAT IS INTENDED TO BE ADDED TO THE BODY DIMENSIONS. Unless otherwise noted and/or in most instances the exterior body dimensions, measurements, materials and rules are based on the ABC (Approved Body Configuration) rules. The ABC Body Specifications may be found at www.ABCbodies.com.

General Body

A.) Any American and/or Canadian made passenger car from 1957-to-present will be permitted. The 2005 and newer Ford Mustang and the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro bodies as manufactured by ARP Bodies and/or Five Star Race Car Bodies will be permitted for competition, provided they meet the manufacturers dimensions. Compacts, foreign cars, trucks, sports cars and/or convertibles will not be permitted. Aftermarket bodies, provided they meet the ABC Body Configuration dimensions, appear stock and match the wheel of the frame being used will be permitted.

B.) The body must be stock appearing and mounted in the stock location on the frame. Ford or Mopar bodies may be used on a GM chassis only utilizing the GM 602 Crate Engine. The stock sheet metal or aftermarket body must maintain the OEM fit and appearance. Air dams, skirting, any type of air deflection device and/or aerodynamic enhancing equipment will not be permitted anywhere on the car. Wedge shaped and/or flat body panels and/or sides will not be permitted. All windows must be cut out and remain open. The covering and/or filling in of any window area will not be permitted. Body styles and/or body parts may be rejected by Utica Rome Officials.

C.) The maximum body width when measured anywhere along the contour of the car will be 82”- inches. The minimum ground clearance will be 5”-inches.

D.) Only magnetic steel or aluminum body parts will be permitted. The hoof, roof and rear roof supports (c-pillars) may be manufactured by an approved supplier from fiberglass.

E.) The roof must be of one-piece construction and maintain stock contour and appearance.

F.) Hood scoops and/or raised hood boxes will not be permitted with the exception of aftermarket fiberglass hoods. The aftermarket fiberglass hood may have a maximum raised surface of 4”- inches in height provided it is pre-manufactured into the design of the hood. Holes cut in the hood for any reason will not be permitted. Lift-off hoods and stock sheet metal trunk decks will be permitted provided they are positively fastened to properly seal off the engine and/or trunk area.

G.) The front and rear bumpers may be the hard rubber type used on new cars. The front nose must be stock appearing. ‘DIRT style’ noses including part number(s) Performance Bodies; 331040, 281040, 251040, etc., will not be permitted. Front and rear bumper covers must be widened from the stock width. The front nose must not extend further than 47”-inches from the centerline of the front wheels. The tail piece/rear fascia must be stock appearing with a bumper cover. Flat sheet metal will not be permitted.

H.) Full fenders are mandatory. A reasonable radius cut for tire clearance will be permitted. Front fender must be one-piece magnetic steel and/or aluminum and/or composite type as manufactured by ARP Bodies or Five Star Race Car Bodies will be permitted. The fenders 2015 DIRT car Northeast General Rules and Specifications 78 must remain stock in appearance. The inner fender panels may be removed provided the fender remains positively fastened and secured to the car.

I.) The removal of the dash is permitted, providing that the steering column is adequately secured and remains in its stock location. If a new dashboard is installed, it may not extend any further back than the original OEM dashboard for the make and model of the particular vehicle and must remain even/level (in one plane) all the way across the entire car.

J.) All cars must have a full magnetic steel windscreen with a minimum material thickness of 1/16”- inch and a maximum screen opening of 2”-inches x 1”-inches. Chicken wire and aluminum screens will not be permitted. The screen wire must cover the entire windshield area from left-to-right across the cage and from the top of the roll cage to the hood and/or cowl. Any shields, visors and/or cardboard that blocks visibility through the screen will not be permitted. Any shield, visor and/or cardboard for visibility must not be a part of and/or fastened to the roof.

K.) Mirrors and/or reflecting devices will not be permitted.

L.) Underpans, rear tubbing in the rear wheel area, speedway-type bodies and/or air dams/additional air directional devices will not be permitted.

M.) Officials reserve the right to request body panels and/or bumpers to be replaced and/or painted if they do not look presentable and/or have any sharp edges.

Rear Spoiler

A.) A single rear spoiler mounted on the top, at the rear of the deck lid/trunk will be permitted.

B.) The rear spoiler must be a one-piece aluminum or two-piece (split in the center vertically) Lexan spoiler with a maximum height of 5”-inches.

C.) The spoiler must follow the contour of the body and may not extend out past the maximum body width.

D.) Three (3) vertical support(s) fin-type mounted in front of the spoiler will be permitted. These supports may not exceed the maximum height of the spoiler and are limited to 16”-inches in length

Interior

A.) A full magnetic steel engine fire wall with a minimum of 18 gauge material thickness is required. All holes in the firewall must be covered to isolate the driver’s compartment from the engine compartment.

B.)A full rear steel fire wall must seal off the driver’s compartment from the trunk/fuel cell area. Front and rear fire walls must extend from fender to fender in as straight of a line as possible.

C.) Excessive firewall cutouts and/or tunneling for header/exhaust clearance will not be permitted.

D.) A full floor board must be retained from the engine firewall to the rear fire wall and from the body, side-to-side (interior door skin to interior door skin). The passenger side floor board may be level from the top of the transmission and drive shaft tunnel, but must not exceed this height, to permit clearance for both exhaust pipes and mufflers.

E.) Angular installations and/or cock pit type applications and/or fabrications, will not be permitted.

F.) Floor boards with excessive rust must be replaced and/or patched securely and/or covered with sheet metal in the original stock configuration to seal the driver’s compartment. Any holes in the floor board for the shifter, etc., must not be any larger than required to facilitate shift pattern.

G.)Shifter boots are recommended to as a sealing device for the driver’s compartment.

Car Numbers/Driver Name

A.) The track and/or series Scoring Director reserves the right to issue and/or change a car number to prevent duplication and/or maintain proper records.

B.) Team cars must be clearly identifiable from one another and use another number and/or letter.

C.) All number and letter combinations will be limited to three digits. If three digits are used two (2) shall be the primary numbers/letter.

D.) Number and/or letter combinations are required on the roof, nose, rear deck and both doors.

E.) All numbers and letters must be a minimum of 18”-inches high on the roof and/or doors and 8”- inches high for the rear deck and the nose. All numbers and/or letters must be equal in size and displayed legibly whether decaled and/or painted.

F.) The nerf bars must not block the visibility of the number and/or letter combinations.

G.) The letters of the driver’s last name must be a minimum of 6”-inches in height and be positioned under, through and/or above number on both sides of the car.

 Bumpers and Rub Rails Rub Rails

A.) One (1) horizontal rub rail on each side of the car between the wheels will be permitted.

B.) The rub rails must be magnetic steel square/rectangular tubing with a maximum dimension of 1”-inch x 2”-inches high.

C.) The rub rails must mount flush against the body panels with each end cut at a 45 degree angle and capped. Sharp edges of any type will not be permitted. Lexan-type rub rails that are securely mounted to the body will be permitted.

 Bumpers

A.) Stock front and rear bumpers will be permitted.

B.) The bumpers may be securely reinforced under and that the ends of the splash guard to maintain stock OEM appearance.

C.) The bumpers must be stock appearing for the year, make and model of the car.

D.) Additional upper and/or lower bumper reinforcements that are visible will not be permitted. Any type of reinforcement must be in line with the bumper and not visible. Outside reinforcements of any type will not be permitted.

E.) All tubing must have rounded corner supports to prevent cars from hooking and/or losing bumpers.

F.) Fabricated front and/or rear bumper that entirely cover the stock-type rubber bumper cover will be permitted.

G.) All cars must have tow hooks. The tow hooks must be easily accessible on both the front and rear of the car.

H.) Front and rear bumpers that are fabricated behind the bumper cover must have two (2) rails, an upper and a lower across the frame for support fabricated from a magnetic steel tubing a minimum of 1-1/2” diameter with a minimum wall thickness of .095”-inches. There must be a minimum of four (4) horizontal uprights positively securing the rails together to support the bumper. Approved mounting and design for bumpers of this type will be at the discretion of Utica Rome Officials.

Suspension

A.) Only stock magnetic steel or tubular magnetic steel aftermarket upper A-Frames will be permitted.

B.) Aftermarket tubular upper A-Frames must be one (1) piece magnetic steel with a minimum wall thickness of .095” and remain non-adjustable in any manner.

C.) Only magnetic steel cross shafts will be permitted.

D.) Only stock-type ball joints will be permitted. Adjustable uni-ball type joints will not be permitted. The ball joints must maintain the stock OEM ride height.

E.) Chassis cross-shaft mounts for upper A-Frames may be fabricated and relocated.

F.) Excessive cutting of A-Frames for shock clearance will be at the discretion of the Officials.

G.) As an option for rear coil cars only, a tubular magnetic steel upper rear control arm(s) for adjustment of the pinion angle will be permitted.

H.) All original stock OEM suspension locating brackets must remain intact and unaltered.

I.) The OEM location and the same type of springs (coil or leaf-type) must be used when the chassis was in the stock OEM format or form.

J.) Front leaf spring mount may have a maximum of four (4) mounting holes or one (1) slotted mounting location for chassis height adjustment.

K.) The rear shackles may have multiple holes for chassis height adjustment.

L.) Coil spring spacers and adjustable lowering blocks will be permitted.

M.) Full frame coil spring cars may use a third upper locating link with an additional pan hard bar. The third link must be a centered mount on the rear end (or a single stock or fabricated upper trailing arm could be used in stock location, if desired). The third link must have a single mounting location on the rear end and must be magnetic steel with rod (heim) ends.

N.) The lower trailer arm links may be fabricated and must be mounted in the stock OEM location to both the chassis and the rear end housing.

O.) The pan hard bar must be mounted behind the rear end on all race cars other than the motor options with the quick change rear end, which may mount as required, attaching to one side of the rear end housing and the other side of the chassis

P.) J-Bars and/or J-bar type and/or pinion mount bars will not be permitted. Multiple vertical mounting locations for the pan hard bar will be permitted.

Q.) All three (3) links may be affixed with rod end bearings, solid mounted or mounted in rubber OEM cartridge suspension joint. Coil springs or shock absorber type links will not be permitted.

R.) Only one (1) jacking bolt per wheel will be permitted.

S.) The spring mounting pads on leaf and/or coil cars must be stock and be welded in one position on the rear end housing. T.) A sway bar may be used provided it was used in the stock OEM application of the model chassis (not body) during OEM production.

T.) A rear sway bar may be used provided it was used in the stock OEM application of the model chassis (not body) during OEM production.

U.) Any form and/or type of chassis adjustment and/or adjusters in the cockpit will not be permitted.

Front End

A.) Only stock-type components in stock OEM locations will be permitted.

B.) Lowering and/or lifting blocks will not be permitted. C.) Coil spring spacers will be permitted.

Shock Absorbers

A.) Only one (1) shock per wheel will be permitted.

B.) The shock absorber mounting location is optional. Cantilever mounted shocks will not be permitted.

C.) Coil over shock absorbers will not be permitted.

D.)

E.) Approved Shock Absorbers:

All shock absorbers for the Sportsman Modifies, Pro Stock, division must be approved. Prior to use if not listed below.

Shock Absorbers: Pro Shocks – WB and SS Series Sportsman Modified Bilstein – AK and SG/SM Series Pro Stock

Pro Shocks – TA Series Sportsman Modified Bilstein – SL/SZ Series  Pro Stock AFCO – 1000 Series AFCO – 19 Series AFCO – 24 Series AFCO – 74 Series FOX – 983-97-507 FOX – 983-97-509 Approved ‘C’-type Shock Absorbers: Pro Shocks – PG Series Sportsman Modified Bilstein – SL/SZ Series.

 Springs

A.) The springs must be of the OEM stock-type and the OEM location. (Leaf for leaf, coil for coil, and torsion bar for torsion bar.

B.) Coil spring cars may convert to leaf spring cars.

C.) Helper springs will not be permitted.

D.) Only magnetic steel springs will be permitted. Carbon fiber and/or other material will not be permitted.

E.) On leaf spring configurations the rear slider mounts will be permitted.

F.) Ford, Chevrolet and/or Chrysler cars may interchange springs providing springs maintain the individual specifications and stock OEM application and format.

Brakes

 A.) All cars must have four (4) wheel hydraulic brakes in good working condition. Random brake inspection may take place throughout the season.

 B.) Rear disc brakes may be installed if that particular manufactured had used disc brakes in production.   Aftermarket calipers allowed.

C.) Carbon fiber, carbon, titanium, ceramic, aluminum pads and/or rotors will not be permitted.

D.) Stock size aftermarket rotors on magnetic steel hats to replace the stock OEM rotors will be permitted.

E.) Brake bias may be adjustable through the cockpit.

F.) Manual brake shut offs will not be permitted, with the exception of the right front brake.

G.) Dual master cylinders with proportioning valve and adjustment will be permitted.

H.) Drilling of brake rotors, any, front or rear will not be permitted.

Wheelbase and Tread Width

A.) The wheelbase must maintain the stock specification for the make, model and type of chassis. The minimum overall wheelbase for both sides of the vehicle will be 107”-inches.

B.) The maximum front and rear tread width will be 81”-inches for all cars when measured from the outside of the sidewall to the outside of the sidewall.

C.) Rear end offsets will not be permitted. This applies to all four corners of the car.

D.) Wheelbase setbacks will not be permitted.

 Roll Cage

A.) Only round magnetic steel seamless tubing 1-1/2” with a minimum material thickness of 1/8”- inch or 1-3/4” in outside diameter with a minimum material thickness of .095”-inches will be permitted.

B.) The basic configuration of the roll cage must be one of ‘standard-type’ racing application. There are multiple variations common to motorsports applications. Approved roll cage design is at the discretion of the Track,

C.) A six (6)-point cage surrounding the driver with uprights mounted on the right and left side of the frame is mandatory. One upright in front and upright behind the driver on each side of the frame. The uprights must be welded to the flat horizontal part of the frame. Welding to the uprights to the kick-ups will not be permitted. The four (4) bars joining the four (4) uprights in a horizontal plane above the driver’s head must be a minimum of 2”-inches above the helmet of the driver when seated with seat belts fastened in the car.

D.) There must be a minimum of three (3) horizontal bars on both sides of the car connecting the main uprights. A minimum of one bar on each side must extend to the outer door skin. The horizontal bars must have at least one set of vertical support bars positioned between the main uprights which connect the horizontal bars together.

E.) An additional diagonal bar is recommended from the top left rear of the cage moving downward toward to the right side frame rail.

F.) The above mentioned (A-through-E) roll bars are the minimum requirements. More bars are recommended, but must approved by an inspector/official.

G.) All junctions of two (2) or more tubes in the cage must be joined with at least 1/8” magnetic steel gussets. Threaded pipe, pipe fittings, lap weld, soft metals, like aluminum, angle iron and/or channel iron will not be permitted. Flush grinding of welds will not be permitted.

H.) All roll cage bars within 18”-inches of the driver, extended arms, legs, head, etc., must be adequately padded for protection. It is recommended that SFI-Rated roll bar padding is utilized in all roll bar padding applications. In addition the steering wheel center must also be padded. It is recommended that this padding be SFI Rated and fire retardant.

I.) Front and rear firewalls constructed from magnetic steel with a minimum thickness of 18-guage steel are mandatory.

J.) The rear firewall must extend from the top of the window shelf downward and attach to the floorboards. Holes in the firewall will not be permitted.

K.) The front firewall must extend from the dash downward and attach to the floorboards with all holes securely covered with magnetic steel to isolate the driver from the engine compartment.

Wheels

A.) Only one piece magnetic steel wheels will be permitted with a maximum width of 10”-inches and a 15”-inch diameter for competition. Magnesium, steel, carbon fiber and/or any other exotic type material will not be permitted.

B.) All four (4) wheels must a minimum of five (5) studs and lug nuts. The stud threads must go past the full thickness of the wheel nut on all four corners of the car.

C.) A single beadlock on the right rear will be the only tire permitted to utilize a beadlock.

D.) Wheel offset, front and/or rear, will be a minimum of 3”-inches and a maximum of 4”-inches on either side. The tolerance will be a maximum of 1/4”-inch.

E.) Wheel centers may not be altered.

Tires

A.) Individual race tracks, events and/or series may designate a particular tire and/or compound at any time. The compound may be announced prior to the event in a bulletin and/or at the driver’s meeting.

B.) Only Hoosier Racing Tires will be permitted.

Tire Size and Compound Designation: Front or Rear Tires;

Size: 11/90-15 – D60 Compound ONLY

C.) The altering of any tire compound, by any means will not be permitted. Chemical alteration of the tread carcass and/or tread compound, such as tire ‘soaking’ and or the introduction of tread ‘softener’ and/or the physical defacement (removal, altering and/or covering) of tire sidewall markings in any manner will not be permitted. If any competitor is found to have altered their tires any penalty deemed appropriate by Officials may be issued.

1) Any tire may be inspected and/or analyzed for alteration at any time. This will consist of a process as determined by the independent laboratory that performs the analysis. A “Chain of Custody” process will be outlined with the competitor upon inspection of the tires.

2) The analysis process will require shipment of the tire to the selected laboratory. Additional race event(s) may be completed before a determination is made. If a penalty is issued, the event(s) that fell into the analysis time period while the tire(s) were being analyzed will be considered as part of the penalty time period.

D.) Removable duct tape, provided it does not deface the tire, to cover the D-Number will be permitted.

E.) Heating of the tires by torch, blanket, heating device(s), exhaust system and/or any other method will not be permitted.

F.) Inner liners of any type will not be permitted.

G.) A tire durometer may be used during the tire inspection process, provided baseline tire(s) have been read at the event.

 Personal Safety Equipment – see section Modified Rules

A.) Cars will not be permitted to make a qualifying attempt without passing technical inspection. All cars must be available for inspection prior to the time of the driver’s meeting. Following the driver’s meeting, car covers of any-type on the racecar will not be permitted. Unless of inclement weather.

B.) All fuel lines, power steering lines and/or fittings running through the driver’s compartment must be made from an approved braided type line. Plastic and/or glass fuel filters will not be permitted.

C.) All cars may be subject to technical inspection at any time.

D.) Full or partial car covers will be permitted only when there is inclement weather and/or the car is in its designated pit stall. All covers shall be removed prior to the car leaving its designated pit stall.

E.) SFI-approved and labeled seat, roll bar, knee and steering pads and/or padding is recommended.

F.) All teams must have a fire extinguisher in the rear of their transporter with the car number clearly visible on the extinguisher. The fire extinguisher must be a minimum of 20lbs and is recommended to FFF type chemical and/or DuPont FE-36 and/or equivalent.

G.) All drivers are required to have a one-way radio. The one-way radio must be working and active prior to any ‘on-track’ activity. Two-way radios, crew-member to driver and/or any other means of electronic communication, other than the one-way radio will not be permitted.

A.) All participants will be required to display decals as provided on the decal verification sheet prior to entering into competition. If any required decal is not displayed loss of any awarded money will be the penalty.

B.) A series decal is required on both sides of the car. Driver must display the series patch on their uniform to receive point fund awards.

C.) Contingency and sponsorship awards, any team participating must meet the requirements of the award(s) such as decals, patches, product use and verification. There will be a written deadline presented to the teams prior to the start of each season for each element to be in place for the award requirements. If it is an existing program it will roll over from the prior season and the program will begin at the first race of the season.