General Rules And Safety Rules
If it is not in the rulebook, it is considered illegal.
1. All decisions, judgment calls, or interpretations of rules by track officials will be final. There will be no arguing or disputes of the track officials' decisions. Competitors in track events by entering said events agree to abide by all official decisions. Every effort will be made to insure that safety and fairness is extended to all participants and management reserves the right to amend any rules or regulations that would prompt a better quality or safe program.
2. No one shall have any claim for damages, expenses, etc. against promoter, track official, owner, participating racers, or any other persons by reason of: disqualification, accidents, damage to either car or driver (or both), theft, or acts of God, and they agree the track is in a safe runable condition if they take part in any of the racing activities. All pit crew members drivers and owners should be informed and understand this. That insurance coverage begins where your personal insurance stops, but with an applicable deductible.
3. All drivers, car owners, mechanics, or any or person (s) assume full responsibility for any and all injures sustained including death and or property damage at the time they are on the race track premises or in route to or from the track.
4. Promoter, owner, and/or track officials have the right to reject any car, driver or individual.
5. Management reserves the right to inspect any racecar at any time. Failure to allow this will result in disqualification without refund of money. At the direction of any track official, any car can be disqualified for any reason. Only the driver, and one other pit crewmember OR car owner are allowed in the tech area.
6. Track officials may run any type race program.
7. Payouts are subject to change at any time as management deems necessary. Every car starting feature race will receive payout.
8. Any person under the age of 18 will be allowed in pit area with a signed minor release form from the parent or guardian only.
9. No one allowed in the pit area without visible pit pass, and that has signed the required release form.
10. All drivers must be at least 14 years old, any driver under the age of 18 must have a minor’s release form signed by parent or guardian.
11. No one may enter the pit area or track until he/she has signed all releases, registrations, and/or entry forms. No one will be permitted at any time to sign the release form for anyone other than himself or herself.
12. Steel plate on the bottom of all jack stands recommended.
13. Either the car owner or driver will be required to attend pit meeting, and be on time. During the pit meeting, the Prayer, and the National Anthem, all engines (including generators) must be turned off.
14. No competitor, pit crewmember, mechanic, or any other person may subject any official to abuse or improper language at any time. No profanity will be tolerated. Any violations will be subject to fine and/or suspension. Any complaints must be presented to promoter or Race Director only (not to the tower, and not to the flagman) in a civil manner (preferable written), AFTER the final feature race has been ran. Only the car owner or driver will be allowed to discuss any complaints/concerns with promoter or Race Director No one other than the driver or car owner will be allowed to discuss anything with track officials. If a driver cannot control his pit crew, car owner, or anyone else associated with his car, he and his crew can and will be suspended from the track for any given period of time.
15. No one under any circumstances is allowed on the flag stand or in it’s immediate area. This will cost the driver a fine of $200 and/or suspension.
16. All payouts are final.
17. Anyone who takes part in demonstrations or fights on track premises will be subject to fines loss of prize money, points for the night and suspension at Race Director Discretion.
18. Anyone not conducting himself or herself in a safe and respectful manner will be removed from the property. Any type of interference with the flagman, tech man, or any other track official will be removed from the property.
19. Any privately owned vehicle not used to tow a racecar or supplies for track use will not be allowed to enter the pit area.
20. After entering the track for a race, should you have to exit the track for any reason, you must restart on the rear. No working on the racecar on the racetrack, on the exit ramp, entrance ramp, or on the apron. No one (car owner, pit crew, etc.) other than the car and driver will be allowed on the track, near the track, on entrance ramp, or exit ramp, or the apron. All pit persons must stay behind the pit fence at all times, this is for your own safety.
21. All cars must start on their own power.
22. No off-color or obscene drawings or slogans on racecars. Any type of language, pictures, or drawings on cars deemed inappropriate for a clean family environment will be disqualified.
23. All cars must slow (yellow flag), or stop (red flag) immediately. If you do not, you may be black-flagged. No car may enter the track until the track official releases them to enter the track.
24. All racecars shall be clean and neat in appearance upon arrival at the racetrack.
25. All race car numbers must be a minimum of 18” high and 3” wide, and neatly displayed on both sides and the roof (roof numbers must face the stands). 4’’ numbers must be placed front and rear (headlight and taillight areas) for lineup. For scoring purposes, track officials have the right to temporarily change car numbers to avoid duplications. Management is not responsible for scoring (or not scoring) cars that have illegible numbers. Numbers must be clean before entering race track.
26. Under no circumstances will vehicles other than eligible racecars be permitted to enter the track after the green flag drops. No vehicle, or person (s) other than emergency personnel, and/or track officials will go to an accident scene.
27. When you are called to line up for a race, you must quickly take your position. Check the line-up board BEFORE entering the staging lane. A missing car’s position will be filled by moving straight up. During the race, if you don’t get into line, or refuse to let someone get into line where the track officials tell you, you will go to the rear, and/or be black-flagged. Track officials will not hold up a race to dispute where you think you should be. Do not stop and discuss this with a track official, you will be black-flagged for that race. If track officials put you to the rear due to a caution (or any other reason), you must go there immediately, or be subject to the black flag. If any car appears to be hazardous, or fuel cell exposed it will be black-flagged.
28. Pole position car is responsible for the pace only. The race will start at the cone upon the green light. Any car that fires before the green light will be sent back one row . If you go to the left side of the cone, or run over the cone, you go to the rear. The first start all cars will race back to the flag stand incase of a caution. All cars must take the green flag on the start of the feature race to get paid, the only exception will be for special events, and management reserves the right to determine that pay at any time.
29. Any car causing 2 cautions will be black flagged for that race.
30. Drivers MUST stay in their cars while on the racetrack; Drivers are not permitted to get out of their cars during any event, unless so instructed by an official. Doing so without such approval will result in disqualification for the NIGHT. Only EXCEPTION is for safety if your car is on fire or upside down. No crew member allowed on the race track.
31. Cars involved in a wreck may pull up to turn 4 exit ramp for check out by track officials during yellow flag. Corner workers will perform very minor sheet metal removal or bending to clear tires, or obstruction only. If repair is more than minor, car will be sent to the pits. No loss of position for minor check out, if you leave the track at any time you must start in the rear. If fuel cell is exposed you will be sent to the pits.
32. Lapped cars will restart at the rear.
33. Heat race time limit 10 minutes, with the only exception for emergency personnel, or tow trucks. Feature time limit 30 minutes, with the only exception for emergency personnel, or tow trucks. Exceptions apply to “special events”, and management reserves the right to limit races, as they deem necessary.
34. More than 1 heat race will be run if 10 cars or more are present in a class. In the event more cars enter a race in a class that can be safely raced together, management reserves the right to split the cars, as they deem appropriate.
35. The scorekeepers determine restart line-ups.
36. We do not race back to the yellow, except on the first and white flag lap.
37. Upon a caution, we will restart the cars based on the last completed green flag lap. Any car or cars causing a caution will be sent to the rear. Any car can be subject to the black flag. Judgment calls are at the discretion of the track officials.
38. If a Yellow flag is thrown on the white flag lap, then those crossing the finish line will be scored, the car or cars causing the caution will be scored last.
39. Any bumping or unsportsmanlike conduct is subject to the black flag.
40. For a caution, all cars are to maintain a single file line, to allow the scorers to make sure line-ups are correct.
41. No mirrors or two-way radios in any car in any class. RACEceiver will be required in all classes except stinger for Info.
42. No electronic traction control allowed in any class!!
43. Track officials must be notified of a driver change before you enter the staging lanes. If there is a driver’s change after registration, then that car will start at the rear of the next race it runs for the night. If you are requesting the rear, you must notify pit steward immediately.
44. Absolutely no alcohol will be allowed. Illegal drug possession or use will not be tolerated. Offenders of this alcohol and drug rule will be subject to immediate ejection from the premises and/or local law officials. Pit crew offenders shall subject driver and car to ejection from the track.
45. Any driver or pit crewmember participating in the racing program may be suspended for unsportsman like conduct.
46. Cars going in and out of the pits and traveling through the pits must maintain a slow, moderate, safe rate of speed. Drivers leaving or entering the pits in a reckless manner will be subject to disqualification.
47. Cars must be equipped with dry type fire extinguisher no smaller than 2 lbs. mounted within easy reach of the driver.
48. All fuel cells must be enclosed in a steel container mounted in the trunk area with a minimum of 2 steel straps securing it. May be manufactured with 1” angle iron, 1” square tubing, or 2” x 1/8” flat bar, and all joints must be welded. Fuel cell must be securely grounded. No dual fuel cells. All cars are required to run a check valve on the overflow line on all fuel cells for safety of all the drivers.
49. A 5-point quick release safety harness no less than 3” wide is mandatory. All ends must be fastened to roll cage or frame with minimum 3/8” grade 8 bolts & lock nuts or lock washer must be used. An approved aluminum racing seat mandatory.
50. All cars must have a roll cage approved by track officials. Minimum .083 thicknesses and 1 1/2” OD steel tubing must be welded to frame. Aluminum, threaded pipe, and fittings are not permitted. Minimum 3 bars in driver’s door and 2 in passenger door. Bars may extend front and rear, but must not protrude outside of bumpers. Mandatory 1/8” plate from front to rear on the driver’s door bars (except Late Models). Any X bracing or reinforcing to brace frame recommended.
51. All glass and upholstery must be removed.
52. If driver’s compartment is boxed in, it must be done so in a manner to allow track officials or medical personnel to remove the driver from either side of the car (12” vertical clearance minimum)
53. Three 3/8” steel bars in front of driver in the windshield area, and Stock car window nets required.
54. Doors must be welded shut, no chains.
55. Scatter shield required on standard transmissions, or safety (blow proof) bell housing.
56. No grass burner exhausts.
57. Radiators, oil coolers, water, oil, or gas lines are not allowed inside the driver’s compartment.
58. Brakes must work on at least 3 wheels. Must have functioning brakes on both rear wheels.
59. Battery box must be bolted or welded (no straps allowed). Any battery in drivers compartment must have approved box with lid.
60. There must be a firewall between the driver and engine, and driver and fuel cell, 16 gauge steel minimum.
61. Unibody cars must have the frame tied together and approved by the Tech man.
62. Fireproof racing suits and shoes required, gloves recommended. If two-piece, both pieces must be worn. Minimum Snell 85 approved helmets with face shield required.
63. Weights must be securely bolted or welded and have your car number on them. No weights in the driver’s compartment. Any weight lost can not be reclaimed! No weights on bumpers or Nerf Bars. Driveshafts and weights must be painted white and clean at all times.
64. All cars must have a 360° steel driveshaft loop 6” behind the yoke of the driveshaft.
65. Pick up hoops, or chains mounted securely front and rear required. Wrecker crew and track officials will not be responsible for damage done to cars.
66. Wheel openings must be rolled under, no sharp metal to outside. Tube bumpers must be rolled in, No tire cutting bumpers.
67. Firearms, other than paid security officials are strictly forbidden on track property.
68. Should any race be called off because of bad weather conditions with less than half the race program completed, no purse will be paid, and all paid attendees (spectators, pits, etc.) will keep their ticket stubs (and/or pit passes) for rain check to be used the following week. Once all heat races have been completed, race program will be considered complete and purses will be paid for the completed portion of races. No refunds will be given.
69. These rules are intended for your safety and fairness. If you believe you have found a loophole, consider it illegal. If you show up with a trick that was not intended for your class, it will be considered illegal.
Receivers ARE MANDANTORY!!!! We WILL be checking them this year!! So go ahead and gets yours now and be ready. Any driver that does NOT have a WORKING raceiver WILL be asked to leave the track! They have been mandatory since we started using them, we will enforce that rule.
Anything not specified will revert back to stock.
All state and local laws will be enforced on track property.