2018 Safety Rules

Safety Tech

Attention Race Teams, Drivers and Car Owners prior to the
beginning of the Racing Season ALL cars ALL divisions must pass
mandatory SAFETY TECH inspection and receive an inspection
sticker before consideration to compete. Listed below are some key
areas of importance that you and your team should pay close
attention too, and make sure your cars are safe and prepared to
pass inspection.

1. Fuel cell installed, enclosed and secured correctly.(FWD's may
run factory fuel tank)

2. Battery & battery boxes securely fastened and outside of
drivers cockpit.

3. ALL lead securely bolted to frame or roll cage with minimum 3/8”

4. ALL lead painted WHITE.

5. ALL drive shafts MUST be painted white.

6. ALL divisions must have a minimum of 1 drive shaft loop securely
mounted (2 loops highly recommended).

7. ALL cars must have a quality racing seat, (Aluminum
recommended, NO Fiberglass) securely fastened with minimum 3/8”
grade 5 bolts, (Gr. 8 recommended, YOUR life may depend on it).

8. ALL divisions must have 3” wide, 5 point seat belt system. Seat
belts can be no more than 3 years old (If no SFI tag present you
must replace your seat belts. Your life is worth $100). Make sure
belts do NOT touch or rub any sharp edges. (Note) we do
understand if you choose to run Hans you have to run belts to fit the

9. ALL cars must have minimum 2lb fire extinguisher, within easy
reach of the drivers, mounted in a bracket that is easily accessible,
(NO duct tape or cable tie mounted fire extinguishers).

10. Full fire suit mandatory at all times.

11. Weight must be posted on DRIVER side A-Pillar Roof or on slide
of left fender..
12 all cars must have atleast 3 bars in front of driver.

13...Any car without full containment racing seat must have full saftey
window net...

These rules are meant to protect you in the event of violent crash,
which is always possible in the sport of racing. We will always hope
for the best, but we must also prepare for the worst. PLEASE don’t
take your safety lightly. A few extra dollars spent now could be the
few extra dollars that saves your life.
2018 General Rules
—REMINDER some changes —-———————— for 2018


1- Any driver caught under the influence of any DRUGS or
ALCOHOL will be disqualified from competition. Breath-o-lyzer
test may be randomly administered to drivers. Refusal to take
test will result in immediate suspension and any other action
deemed appropriate by Officials.

2- There will be no Alcoholic beverages in the pit area during
competition. There will be No Alcoholic Beverages allowed in
the protest area.

3- Scale area is off limits to everyone except top (5) cars and
(1) crewmember from each car.

4-Driver must take the initial green flag in main event to
receive money or points.

5- All prize money should be picked up at end of the racing
event ,If money is not collected it will result in forfeiture of
winnings (NO EXCEPTIONS). NO arguing with official at pay

6- The speedway reserves the right to request a number
change on your car to avoid duplication; or if the number
cannot be clearly seen. Cars are scored from the grandstand,
car numbers must appear on both sides of car at least 24”
high. A number at least 36” high must be applied to the roof,
reading from the passenger side. Color of numbers should be
considered and painted so as to be clearly seen. ALL cars
MUST required weight, and weight penalties listed for engine
run on the driver side of hood or top of fender in 2" tall letters
for heat race and main.

7- For safety reasons, NO one will be allowed on the track
unless asked by an official. Assistance from Official will be
limited to pulling sheet metal from tires. All other repairs must
go to pit area.

8- Cars must be self-starting. If you have to be pushed off,
you are using your time limit and others.

9- Speed limit in the Pit Area is 5 MPH. Black flag is the
penalty for excessive speed.

10- All cars must pass safety inspection by track officials or
they will not be allowed to race

11- All cars must have wrecker hookups, Front & Rear.

12- Hot laps will be given one (1) time for each division. Under
NO circumstance will a car from one division be allowed to
practice with another division.

13- If a driver is driving in more than one (1) division, it is his
responsibility to make it to the line-up for his second race.
The race will not be held up; if driver is not in line-up chute
when cars roll out, he will go to rear of field.

14- No car can be driven in more than one event per night,
unless track grants permission. (i.e. car breaks in heat race.
Another car may be allowed to start the feature if that car
hasn’t participated in another feature that night) Car must fit
in rules for that division. (Young gun cars can run in 2
divisions with 2 different drivers....)

15- Any driver who exits his/her car while race is under way,
for reasons other than fire or driver safety, may be
disqualified and forfeit all money and points earned for that
event. Crew members are not allowed on track unless
directed by an official, violations may cause driver to be

16- Raceceivers are mandatory in ALL divisions!

17- Any driver that wins three consecutive feature events in
one division will start the next race they attend from the rear.
(Unless the next event is a special event or an extra money


1. Any driver jumping the start will be warned once. The
second time they will be sent to the rear of the field. The third
time a driver jumps the start, they will be black flagged and
sent to the pits.

2. Double file starts off of Turn 4. (Between start flags) Inside
man sets the pace. It is the outside man’s responsibility to
stay beside him. Flagman starts the race.

3. Restarts will take place between start flags on front stretch
In the case of a car lagging back drivers are allowed to pass
to the outside only till you pass flag stand!!!!!

4. No stopping on the track to avoid getting lapped. This will
result in a lost lap.

5. Dirty driving is not allowed. Driver will be black-flagged and
dealt with by Track Official.

6. Any car intentionally ramming or hitting another car under
caution, will be subject to penalty, which may be immediate

7. Any car determined to be unsafe or causing three (3)
cautions will be black flagged.

8. Any car causing a caution will go to the rear. On initial
starts, in the event of a multi-car accident, cars will line-up
according to original line-up. In the case of a single car spin
on the start of the race that driver will be sent to the rear of
the field. If it is a multi-car spin those cars involved in the
caution will get their positions back.

9. Time limits will be used only when necessary. (Strongly

10. Flagman has final word on any track activities.

11. If it is deemed that a driver intentionally wrecks or spins
another car, track officials have right to penalize that driver
with loss of win, finishing position and or monies for the night.


1. Any car that goes 3 laps down under competition will be
black flagged.

2. Two laps will be given for flat tire in main event only. Cars
must be on lead lap. Driver must signal flagman or track
steward while entering pits. Driver must stop to bring out
caution to earn laps.

3. The race will end under the green flag, racing back to the
checkered flag unless the race is red flagged. If the race is
red flagged, as soon as track is cleared; the field will receive
the green and white together for 1 final lap of racing.

4. In the event two or more cars cross the finish line at the
same time, the car next to the infield can be declared the

5. The race will be scored by the lead car. All cars that have
been scored in a lap will hold their positions; others will be
scored by the last lap completed.

6. After the race is complete, if you get stuck in the mud, you
cannot be assisted. In the event you must receive assistance,
you will be disqualified. There is a two (2) minute time limit to
get your car out of the mud unassisted.

7. The track will reserve the right to weigh any car after the
race. (Main or Heat).

8. All cars must finish the last lap under their own power. No
help allowed from another car or driver. No person can help
make the white flag. Once a car receives help he will not be
scored the last lap.

9. If the race has to be started single file after two (2)or more
tries at double file start, the cars will be lined up from the
original starting lineup (1-2-3-4- 5-6 etc.) False starts (Jumps)
or debris will not count towards 2 tries @ double file start.

10. In the event that a division has only one heat race, heat
race winner will have the choice of front row position (inside or
outside). If race has to be started single file and winner has
chosen outside then he/she will start from first.

11. A car can run in only one heat race. You must run in the
heat race you draw or start in the rear of the main event.

12. In case the race is cancelled after the halfway point, the
race will be officially complete.

13. If a car brings out the caution on the last lap, he will be
scored at the rear of the lead lap if he is on the lead lap.

14. Top 3 finishers must go to scale for weighing after heats
and mains.

15.Any cars that are 1 lap or more down, must line up behind
lead lap cars.


1. No safety rules can be protested. To protest a car, you
must finish in the position directly behind the car you are
protesting or you must protest all cars in between your car
and the car you wish to protest. You cannot protest cars
behind you unless you were protested by that car. Only one
protest per car per night allowed. (exception: may add fuel to
other protest). All protests start at the infield scale area. You
are then given five (5) minutes to protest. All protests must be
in writing and you must give it to the TECH MAN ONLY!!!!
Once the five (5) minutes is complete, NO PROTEST MONEY
WILL BE ACCEPTED! The 5 minute clock starts after the
winning car leaves the scales.

2. Driver filing protest or one (1) representative only will be
allowed in the protest area other than security and track
officials during teardown. Only three (3) people allowed in the
protest area of car under protest. No Exceptions. One (1)
person only from each car during the tech inspection. THE
TECH MAN’S DECISION IS FINAL! Drivers of cars that are
found illegal are automatically disqualified, forfeit money won
in that event and their points for this event. Illegal parts are
subject to confiscation by track.

3. Definition of stock: No modifications to factory parts or
specifications. Stock replacement parts that meet factory
specifications are OK. The absence of a specific rule does
not imply approval, consent, or permission regarding the

4. The car protested must post track fee to accept protest. If
car is legal, the fee is returned to car plus protesters fee, less
track fee. If protested car is wrong, the money will be kept by
the track and protester gets all protest money back. Refusal
to post track fee, the protested car is illegal and protester
gets all money back. After protest has been filed and money
has been put up and then decide to cancel, both parties
forfeit track fee. The track reserves the right to deny a protest
at any time, and may reject protest due to weather or lateness
of the hour. No protest on anything outside of motor. (pulleys,
brackets, etc.) or anything not covered in the rules.
Competitors must furnish all tools for teardown.

5. After a protest is made on an engine specification, cars
must be ready in one and one-half (1 1?2) hours for official
check. All bore and stroke measurements will have a +/- .010"
tolerance for wear. All engines must have stock firing order.
The engine will be checked no more than two (2) times and
will be ruled on, legal or disqualified. You will have (1/2 hour)
extra to pull oil pan.

6. Visual Protest: $25.00. Will be kept by the track. Visual
protest must be made before cars are called to the line-up
chute before main events. Magnets may be used for
aluminum products. Visual is on items that can be seen
without removing or opening body panels including hood and
deck. Bodies and sheet metal are non-protestable and will be
policed by the track. If protested car is able to fix item in
protest in the proper time, the driver will start the event in
his/her original starting position. If repairs are not completed
in time, protested car must start in rear of field.