Demo Derby Rules

 

Pit gate opens at Noon. Inspection Noon – 2:30 pm
An entry fee of $30 will be charged for each car entered. $30 for passenger. $20 for pit passes Fees
must be paid prior to inspection. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!
All cars should be signed in before race time and inspected before race time.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!

MINI VAN, SMALL PICKUP, AND SUV RULES Mini Van Truck Suv Demo Rules
1. All Radiators must stay in factory position and be filled with Water. No Antifreeze or oil allowed in radiators
2. All doors are to be fastened shut by #9 wire, chain, or welded. If wiring is sued, no more than two (2) strands of #9 wire may be used per hole. Only one (1) run of chain per hole and must be fastened securely by welding or bolting of chain. Gap may be welded solid on driver and passenger doors.
3. Front and rear hoods may be fastened shut in six (6) places total. Two (2) strands of #9 wire per hole per location. 2 pieces of ¾” all thread, or bolting angles are permitted. Wiring may not be located in front or behind radiator. Tailgates may be fastened shut using #9 wire or chain in no more than 6 places or welded.
4. Any Factory Car or Truck bumpers and mountings are allowed. All bumpers and mountings must look stock. Weld your bumpers and mounts. We don’t want them falling off. Do not reinforce bumpers. You may reconstruct a bumper. No bigger than 4”x4” tubing or round pipe must have skin on it.
5. All vehicles must be stock framed and bodied.
6. No motor swaps allowed.
7. 4 and 6 cylinder engines only.
8. You may weld seams or peep holes closed on frames.
9. No Distributor protectors or engine cradles that connect to firewall, dash, or dash bar will be allowed. Engine cradles for mounting engines to frames only. For safety, a driver’s side bar must be used. You may use spreader bars on both sides. But safety cages must be attached to the frame in four (4) places inside of the cab. Dash, rear, and sidebars must be welded in or bolted, not wired. A 4-point cage is to be used, it must stay inside of cab and may be welded to frame in four (4) place inside cab, and roll bar may be ran over top of cab.
10. For safety, a windshield bar must be used to keep hood from entering cab. Rear window bars may be used, and a splash protector is recommended. No adding anything to the inside of frames (Concrete, Steel, Wood, etc). Hump plates for fear frames will not be allowed.
11. Trucks must have bounce to them. You may chain your rear-ends or wire them in place.
12. Stock Rear-ends and axles only. Rear-ends may be welded, posi-traction or stock.
13. No tire larger than 15”. Rims must be free of wheel weights. No split rims, and not studded tires. Water is allowed. ***No solid tires-all tires must have air.
14. Trucks must look like trucks…No Profanities may be placed on any part of the truck.
15. Must have working brakes at all times. If not, instant disqualification.
16. We reserve the right to make changes to printed rules at any time prior to the event, so check near event date for any updates to the rules. No refunds if entry is scratched.
17. No hump plates allowed.
18. If you need frame repairs, no more than 4 inches, ¼ inch steel on two (2) sides of the frame.

ALL JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL!!

MODIFIED RULES Modified Demo Derby Rules

Please read carefully. If car does not pass inspection or driver is unwilling to change car to pass inspection, absolutely no refunds!!! All rules will be followed or you will not run! If it does not say it in the rules – don’t just assume you can do it. CALL FIRST!!!!

FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY HAS THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY ENTRY AND SPECTATOR ADMITTANCE.
1. Pit gate opens at Noon. Inspection Noon – 2:30 pm. All cars should be signed in before race time and inspected before race time.

2. An entry fee of $30 will be charged for each car entered. $30 for passenger. $20 for pit passes Fees
must be paid prior to inspection. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!

NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!

Be prepared to run heats…..

3. Top five in feature must actively compete at end, no driving yourself on barriers or dirt berms. Failure to comply could result in complete restart with all feature qualifiers actively competing again.

4. No reinforcements allowed other than specified below. Any metal added to reinforce the car is illegal. You will only be allowed 2 trips thru the inspection line.

5. NO PAINTING, UNDERCOATING, OILING OR GREASING OF FRAMES. YOU WILL NOT BE INSPECTED. THIS INCLUDES PAINTING OF THE FRAME FLAT BLACK.

6. NO HITTING IN DRIVERS DOOR, but no using driver door as a shield. If the hit is deemed by the official to be careless or intentional, you will be disqualified. If you use your driver’s door as a defense, we will not enforce the rules. If you use the door as a defense repeatedly you will be disqualified. This will be at the judges’ discretion.

7. NO hot-rodding in the pits! Keep it at an idle.
Any open door or second fire will cause disqualification. If in a heat, you may fix it and come back in the consolation. In the feature, you will be disqualified.

8. You must make AGGRESSIVE contact every 60 seconds.

9. Sandbagging is not tolerated and will be strictly enforced. Locking up the brakes prior to a hit for anything other than a driver’s door will be cause for disqualification. The fans pay to see a show, put one on for them!

10. IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS SANDBAGGING, HIT THEIR CAR WITH YOUR CAR ON THE TRACK.

11. Winning cars plus three out of the money must remain on track until released by officials, or will not be paid prize money. Cars are subject to re-inspection before any prize money is handed out. Cars found illegal will be stripped of all prize money for that event.

12. Any questions or controversies will be discussed at the drivers meeting

.13.YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST A 12” X 12” ROOF SIGN WITH YOUR CAR NUMBER ON IT.

14. All drivers must pick up trophies and earnings at the completion of the event, or forfeit. They will not be available after that date.

15. All persons MUST sign entry form, insurance waiver, release form, pay entry fees, and purchase pit pass before entering pit area.

16. THERE IS NO ALCOHOL IN THE PITS. This includes pit crews. If you or ANY of your crew is caught with alcohol, you will be disqualified.

17. No harassing of the judges will be allowed at any time by drivers, passengers, crewmembers or spectators. Failure to abide by this rule, the driver will forfeit all money and all involved will be escorted from premises.

18. All drivers & Riders MUST be 18 years or older. MUST be able to provide proof of age at the request of officials. Persons under 18 years old MUST have parents or guardian sign minor waiver and release form. NO EXCEPTIONS.

AUTOMOBILE BODY REGULATIONS: MODIFIED RULES

1. Passenger cars or station wagons only. No trucks, jeeps, hearses, or limousines. NO CHRYSLER IMPERIALS 73 & OLDER AND NO IMPERIAL SUB-FRAMES. NO 61 – 69 LINCOLNS. Cars previously run in Demolition Derby may install new front clip. Any clip may be used on any car, MUST be installed in stock manner. Officials MUST approve installation.

2. All glass, side windows, rear windows, headlights and taillights, must be removed before reaching racetrack. Rolling down windows is not permitted.

3. Rear seat of sedan must be removed, top and bottom. On station wagons all seats and decking must be removed. Station wagons must be emptied to floorboards. All cars must be swept clean, both drivers compartment and trunk. No spare tires, broken glass, or trash, etc., allowed in cars.

4. Cars must have a seatbelt and working brakes. MANDATORY!!
All drivers must wear approved helmets, eye protection either safety glasses or visor on helmet, long pants, and shirt. Also all drivers and riders must wear working seat belts. This will be enforced in 2017 or you will not run!!!!

5. You can carry a fire extinguisher, but it must be mounted securely and free of movement
.
6. Battery may be moved, but must be securely fastened and covered in passenger compartment. MAXIMUM OF TWO AUTOMOBILE TYPE BATTERIES ALLOWED.

7. Any type automotive radiator may be used but must be mounted in stock position. NO RESERVE TANKS. One electric fan may be used.

8. Fenders may be bolted together with 3/8 inch bolts or smaller with 3/8 inch or smaller washers only. A maximum of 10 bolts per fender.

9. All doors may be welded (Outside of body only), chained or wired. Straps should not be larger than ¼” thick or 4 inches wide on door shell (vertical) and 2 inches wide on window frame. You may beat top of doors down and may tack them in three places with a maximum of 1” weld each. No extra metal added.

10. No doubling of body panels allowed, no added metal allowed.

11. Patching floorboards, if you have to patch rusty floorboards you must cut out all the rust, overlap no more than 1” with same thickness as body material and sheet metal screws – no more than one every 4”. No Welding to floorboards or firewall.

12. You may crease and fold body panels but do not weld. No extra metal may be added.

13. NO OTHER BODY WELDS OTHER THAN WHAT IS LISTED ABOVE.

14. All sunroofs must be covered with a thin sheet of metal, I.E. welded, bolted (with bolt head inside the car) or riveted.

HOODS, TRUNKS AND BODY BOLTS

1. Hoods must have two (2) holes, at least four (4) inches in diameter on each side of carburetor – Not directly on top of carburetor. IF HOOD IS REMOVED, EITHER FAN BLADE MUST BE REMOVED OR FAN BELT MUST BE CUT.

2. On all cars, hoods, trunks, and tailgates may be secured with the following method: on front of car, two pieces of 1 inch all thread, with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, all threads MUST be mounted outboard of the radiator. In addition to all threads, six (6) 1 inch O.D. bolts with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, or you may use angle iron back to back with a bolt through it. Angle iron cannot be more than 3/16 thick or longer than 6 inches. Three on each side of car, a total of six. Total of 6 bolts and 2 up front all threads holding the hood down and any amount of wire or cable. All wire, or cable MUST be mounted outboard of radiator. A maximum of 50 bolts 3/8 inch or smaller are allowed to bolt together hood seams. On deck lid of car, 4 pieces of 5/8 inch all thread, with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, all threads may be mounted through deck lid and frame anywhere in trunk, can be welded to the frame or in body mount holes. In addition to all threads, you may weld trunk 5 on 5 off, Straps should not be larger than ¼” thick or 2 inches wide or six (6) 1 inch O.D. bolts with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, and any amount of wire or cable. If trunk is welded must have a 12” hole in trunk lid. On station wagons two pieces of 1 inch all thread, with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, all threads may be used in the rear through roof and stock body mount replacing existing bolt. In addition to all threads, you may weld tailgate 5 on 5 off, Straps should not be larger than ¼” thick or 2 inches wide or six (6) 1-inches O.D. bolts with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick, and any amount of wire or cable. YOU CAN WELD WASHERS (no bigger than 5/8 washer and must be at least 12” apart) TO THE BODY TO RUN WIRE THROUGH.

3. You may have rear window bar 2”X2”X1/4” MAX. IN SIZE, 6” max. On roof and no further back then the front drip rail on trunk. THERE MUST BE 6” BETWEEN THIS BAR AND YOUR HALO BAR

4. All other may be replaced with 1 inch O.D. bolts with a washer no larger than six (6) inches O.D. and 3/8 inch thick. YOU CAN TAKE OUT BODY BUSHINGS AND SET BODY ON THE FRAME. Body mount bolts inside passenger compartment that are close together may have one washer six (6) inches x twelve (12) inches, must have two (2) or more body mount bolts through washer. You may add two (2) additional body mount bolts per side inside passenger compartment. All all-threads MUST have nut on top and bottom OR WELDED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ALL THREAD TO THE FRAME.
A minimum of one chain or wire running from the outside (top) of roof down to the cowl or BAR DOWN TO DASH BAR OF CAGE on the front window is MANDATORY for safety. Maximum of two. IF USING METAL STRAPS MAX. SIZE 2” WIDE X ¼” THICK, 12” APART. CAN GO TO FRONT DASH BAR OR COWL THEN TO TOP LIP AREA OF WINDSHIELD ONLY.

CAGE AND HALO BARS

1. All driver and passenger doors may be reinforced. You should have a six (6)-point cage, cross bars may be ran as follows, one across dash, one behind front seats, and one in rear seat area. You can run four (4) down tubes, two (2) per side. Lower door bars are allowed between down tubes must be 6 inches or more above top of frame. NOTHING OUT OF DRIVERS’ COMPARTMENT. You can have steel plate between cage and front doors. Must be securely fastened to cage. Front bar must be mounted no more than 2” below the bottom of the front window seal and be no more than 4” in diameter. Must have 6” between front bar and center of firewall on a fresh car. Front bar cannot be attached to firewall at any time. ALL DOWN TUBES MUST BE BEHIND DASH BAR, STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN AND ON FLAT PART OF FRAME. CAN NOT GO TO BODY MOUNT BOXES. NO KICKERS TO REAR HUMPS. NOTHING OUT OF REAR DRIVERS COMPARTMENT. Without a DP you can have a bar (kicker) is allowed 1” round solid stock from your dash bar to 2” behind A arm (NOT UP AGAINST ARM OR WELED TO IT) MAX. SIZE 1” O.D. THIS SIZE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED OR YOU WILL NOT RUN. If you have a DP on your motor you’re not allowed this bar/kicker. You cannot weld anything to front bar protruding toward the distributor protector. No grater blades, metal plates or tubing on exterior of body (driver & passenger doors).
2. Halo bars are allowed. Can be attached to door bar. Could be run to the frame but it would be counted as one of your down tubes.

3. This is not mandatory but we encourage everyone to put a steel plate between cage and front driver and passenger doors. Thickness of metal is up to driver. Must be securely attached to cage, must be 2” off of floor, this is for protection not reinforcement.

FRAME

1. Top frame seams from A-arms forward may have single bead of weld added. Must be single pass no wider than 3/8” wide by 3/8” high, no extra metal may be added. DO NOT REWELD ENGINE CROSS MEMBER SEAMS OR ANY OTHER BRACKETS ATTACHED TO FRAME. NO CONCRETE!!! DO NOT WELD FACTORY HOLES UP; ALL FACTORY HOLES MUST BE OPEN FOR INSPECTION OF FRAME. You can weld 12 inches max behind a-arms and no further back than front of front door not to exceed 1/2 inch weld. (I do not care how you split this up but do not exceed 12 inches). No added metal. No concrete. Do not reinforce frame. Notching of frame is permitted

2. FULL SIZE MOD. CARS ONLY may pitch frame in front. ON THE OUTSIDE OF FRAME ONLY YOU CAN ONLY REWELD THE WELDS THAT YOU HAVE TO CUT TO PITCH THE FRONT. MUST BE SINGLE PASS NO WIDER THAN 3/8” WIDE BY 3/8” HIGH DO NOT REWELD ALL OF THE WELDS ON THE BOXES. NO ADDED METAL. NO EXTRA BRACING OR GUSSETS. DO NOT CUT AND REWELD ON TOP OR BOTTOM.

3. FULL SIZE MOD. CARS ONLY may have hump plates. Hump plates can be no longer than 22″ long: 11″ each way from the center of the hump; 1/4″ or less thickness; on the outside of the frame only, and must contour to the shape of the frame and have a 3/8” inspection hole drilled through plate and frame for inspection. If you do a leaf spring conversation from coils you’re not allowed the hump plates.

4. You cannot alter frame in any way other than specified in rules. Do not crease or reshape frame.

5. You cannot add or replace engine cross members. 03 and up must use factory engine cross member (cradle)

6. If you use FACTORY UPPER TRAY ORIGINAL MUST BE LEFT IN, non-watts tray must be 1” or more from frame rails. It can be bolted or welded. No welds, gussets, or bracing to frame rails. If you use factory lower brackets they must be mounted in factory position. They may be welded with welds no more than the FACTORY WELDS would be. DO NOT OVER WELD!!! If you use aftermarket or homemade upper or lower brackets they may be bolted only! NO WELDING AFTERMARKET OR HOMEMADE BRACKETS TO FRAME!!!

7. You may run one (1) wire or chain from frame rail to frame rail underneath back of car behind rear end.

8. You may put a bolt with a stamped flat washer thru frame to hold it together. Only one (1) per wheel opening must be loose during inspection. DO NOT weld washer. (Pinning of frame)

9. You may notch the frame for minimal pre-bending, but do NOT weld the cut.

10. Buick, Olds or Pontiacs YOU MAY fill the large hole in the frame behind the radiator support.

11. If changing front stub, cut 3 inches behind second cross member bolt hole. When replacing, can overlap 2 ½”, able to weld both sides, but no adding extra metal. MUST BE FROM SAME MAKE AND MODEL.

12. If restubbing one side of the frame, you are allowed to cut and fit the new frame flush and weld one pass all the way around (butt – fit – weld).

13. All trailer hitches MUST be totally removed.

14. If running a used car or fresh car at this derby, you are allowed 4 patch plates. No plate larger than 5”x4”x1/4”, must be painted a fluorescent color. So it is easily noticed for the inspectors. AFTER INSPECTION OR HEATS NO WELDING THESE PLATES ON. IF ADDITIONAL PLATES ARE FOUND AFTER INSPECTION – NO MONEY WILL PAID OUT

BUMPERS

1. Any OEM shock canister may be bolted or welded to any car. AMOUNTS OF BOLTS OR WELDS MAY NOT EXCEED TYPICAL STOCK INSTALLATION. Homemade bumper brackets are permitted, NO GUSSETS OR BRACING. NOT TO EXTEND BEHIND OEM MOUNTING BOLT LOCATION ON FRAME. May use 2½” max. Round or square tubing. No thicker than ¼ inch. No solid stock may be used. Any OEM stock automobile bumper may be bolted or welded to the shock canister or bumper brackets. You may use two (2) pieces of light chain per shock. Fenders and bumper ends may be trimmed to allow for wheel clearance.

2. Front bumper may be reinforced inside or outside and end to end. You may weld outer chrome of bumper to inner skin of bumper. Nothing else can be welded to outer chrome. You cannot alter angle of bumper. Anything coming out of bumper during race will be cause for disqualification. 11” of point and must contour from frame to frame and must be stock appearing on pointy bumpers.

3. You may have 6″ long 4″ wide 1/4″ thick bumper support bracket, butt fit against bumper or 2″ onto bumper. If you’re running a pre-ran and choice to put your extra. 4 by 4 1/4″ plate up front there must be at least a 1/8″ gap between the 2 plates. Any questions please call.

SUSPENSION

1. Stiffness of suspension will be left up to the discretion of the driver.no aftermarket spindles allowed. Suspension parts must be OEM. A-arms may be bolted or lightly welded with strap no more than ¼” thick and 2” wide, MUST RUN STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN. One in front and one behind A-arm for a total of 2 per A-arm. Can be to upper or lower A-arm, but not both. Can only be welded 2” on A-arm and 2” on frame. Only a 2”X2” area on each end of strap may be welded to A-arm and frame. DO NOT WELD ENTIRE A-ARM TO THE FRAME! NO EXCESSIVE METAL ADDED!

2. Homemade or aftermarket tie rods (NO HEIMS) and homemade steering shaft are permitted.

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

1. ANY ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MAY BE USED IN ANY CAR, BUT MUST BE MOUNTED IN A STOCK POSITION. ON A V-BLOCK MOTOR, FRONT SPARK PLUGS MUST BE EVEN OR IN FRONT OF UPPER BALL JOINT; ON IN-LINE MOTORS, NUMBER TWO (2) SPARK PLUG MUST BE EVEN OR IN FRONT OF UPPER BALL JOINT.

2. Chained, welded, or homemade motor mounts will be permitted, but must meet approval of officials.

3. Any type of header is allowed, but must be directed away from driver compartment.

4. Transmission oil coolers and engines oil coolers are permitted. All tranny lines must be wrapped or run through PVC. Inspection personnel must approve all mountings, lines, and fittings.

5. Skid plates are allowed. Must be separate oil/transmission plates. No full-length skid plates. No bolting or welding to frame.

6. Distributor protectors are allowed. Cannot be any wider than 12” and must not protrude more than 2” from transmission mounting surface on back of engine block. Must be attached to engine or transmission mounting bolts.

7. You may beat flat the engine side of the firewall only, do not weld or bolt firewall. Do not re-enforce the firewall/cowl. Do not beat, paint, bolt, weld on, weld to or modify the driver’s side of the firewall/cowl in any way.

8. Transmission protectors are allowed. MUST HAVE 2” BETWEEN PROTECTOR AND CROSS MEMBER ON A FRESH CAR. PROTECTOR CAN NOT BE WELDED OR BOLTED SOLID TO CROSS MEMBER. MUST FLOAT OVER CROSS MEMBER.

9. IF ORIGINAL CROSS MEMBER IS REPLACED, YOU MAY USE OEM OR 2” ANGLE IRON OR 2” CHANNEL MAX OR 2”X 2”X ¼” O.D. NOTHING thicker than ¼ inch. Thick. This will be strictly enforced or you will not run.

GAS TANKS

1. Stock gas tank MUST be removed. A METAL BOAT TANK OR HOMEMADE METAL TANK must be mounted in rear seat area and bolted down with metal straps. NO PLASTIC TANKS!!!Other types of installations will not be allowed. NO GAS CANS with hoses duct taped. A Marine (boat) tank or an official approved homemade tank is mandatory. All tanks MUST be covered with a rubber cover. All tanks MUST have secure cap. All lines and fittings MUST be leak proof and meet approval of Officials. Electric fuel pumps are permitted but MUST have shut-off within reach of driver. NO MORE THAN ten (10) GALLONS OF GAS IN TANK.

REAR END

Any automobile rear end can be used in any car. TRUCK OR FLOATER REAR ENDS can be used in any car. You can transform a coil spring to leaf spring or vice versa. Only on the following models: 80 and newer Ford, 79 and newer Chrysler and 77 and newer GM. On models originally equipped with leaf springs, stock leaf springs and hangers MUST be used. Leaf packs on all cars may have no more than 8 leaves per pack Must be OEM stock. Homemade spring perches or homemade trailing arm brackets may be welded to rear end. Rear end spider gears may be welded solid. You may tilt rear end by shortening or lengthening rear end control arms. Trailing arms may be reinforced. Rear end housing may be reinforced. No dually wheels allowed.

Any drive shaft or U joint may be used. Welding of drive shaft is permitted.

No extra metal added. Any bracket that shows reinforcement to the frame will not be allowed. JUDGES HAVE FINAL DECISION.

You may have five (5) spring clamps per spring. You pick if you want them in front of or behind axle, or split them between the front and back.

TIRES

1. Only sixteen (16) inch or smaller tires and wheels will be allowed. NO SPLIT RIMS ALLOWED. All wheels and rims must be strictly stock, valve stem protectors are allowed. You can have 7″ STANDARD aftermarket wheel centers ONLY….. NO WHOLE CENTERS

2. Valve stem protectors, liquid in tires permitted or screws in rims to hold tires in place permitted.

3. Forklift and skid loader tires are allowed

REGULATIONS

1. All drivers must wear approved helmets, eye protection, long pants, and shirt.
2. A driver that receives a black flag for an intentional door hit will be disqualified from all competition for that night. A driver that receives a black flag for sandbagging or two fires will be disqualified, if in heat you may go to consolation. This will be at the judges’ discretion.
3. All drivers must attend drivers’ meeting prior to derby.
4. All cars must be removed from derby site by 12:00 noon the following day unless otherwise stated at drivers meeting. Failure to do this will result in cars being removed by and becoming property of Fayette County Speedway.

ALL JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL

STOCK RULES Stock Demo Derby Rules
ALL JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL!!!
Please read carefully. If car does not pass inspection or driver is unwilling to change car to pass
inspection, absolutely no refunds!!! All rules will be followed or you will not run! If it does not say it in
the rules – don’t just assume you can do it. CALL FIRST!!!!

FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY HAS THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY ENTRY AND SPECTATOR ADMITTANCE.

1. Pit gate opens at Noon. Inspection Noon – 2:30 pm.
2. An entry fee of $30 will be charged for each car entered. $30 for passenger. $20 for pit passes Fees
must be paid prior to inspection. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!
All cars should be signed in before race time and inspected before race time.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS!
3. Top five in feature must actively compete at end, no driving yourself on barriers or dirt berms. Failure
to comply could result in complete restart with all feature qualifiers actively competing again.
4. No reinforcements allowed other than specified below. Any metal added to reinforce the car is illegal.
You will only be allowed 2 trips thru the inspection line.
5. NO PAINTING, UNDERCOATING, OILING OR GREASING OF FRAMES. YOU WILL NOT BE INSPECTED.
THIS INCLUDES PAINTING OF THE FRAME FLAT BLACK.
6. NO HITTING IN DRIVERS DOOR, but no using driver door as a shield. If the hit is deemed by the official
to be careless or intentional, you will be disqualified. If you use your driver’s door as a defense, we will
not enforce the rules. If you use the door as a defense repeatedly you will be disqualified. This will be at
the judges’ discretion.
7. NO hot-rodding in the pits! Keep it at an idle.
8. Any open door or second fire will cause disqualification. If in a heat, you may fix it and come back in
the consolation. In the feature, you will be disqualified.
9. You must make AGGRESSIVE contact every 60 seconds.
10. Sandbagging is not tolerated and will be strictly enforced. Locking up the brakes prior to a hit for
anything other than a driver’s door will be cause for disqualification. The fans pay to see a show, put one
on for them!
11. IF YOU THINK SOMEONE IS SANDBAGGING, HIT THEIR CAR WITH YOUR CAR ON THE TRACK.
12. Winning cars plus three out of the money must remain on track until released by officials, or will not
be paid prize money. Cars are subject to re-inspection before any prize money is handed out. Cars found
illegal will be stripped of all prize money for that event.
13. Any questions or controversies will be discussed at the drivers meeting
14. YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST A 12” X 12” ROOF SIGN WITH YOUR CAR NUMBER ON IT.
15. All drivers must pick up trophies and earnings at the completion of the event, or forfeit. They will not
be available after that date.
16. All persons MUST sign entry form, insurance waiver, release form, pay entry fees, and purchase pit
pass before entering pit area.
17. THERE IS NO ALCOHOL IN THE PITS. This includes pit crews. If you or ANY of your crew is caught with
alcohol, you will be disqualified.
18. No harassing of the judges will be allowed at any time by drivers, passengers, crewmembers or
spectators. Failure to abide by this rule, the driver will forfeit all money and all involved will be escorted
from premises.
DO NOT READ ANYTHING INTO THESE RULES, JUST READ THE RULES!! If it doesn’t say you can, YOU CAN’T!
DO NOT paint anywhere on suspension or frame; if we can tell it’s been painted, we will not even
inspect your car.
RACING REGULATIONS
1. Registration forms will be filled out the day of the event. All drivers must be at least 16 years of age;
drivers 16 and 17 must have a parent or legal guardian sign a minor release form.
1. All drivers must wear approved helmets, eye protection either safety glasses or visor on helmet, long
pants, and shirt. Also all drivers and riders must wear working seat belts. This will be enforced in 2017 or
you will not run!!!!
2. A driver that receives a black flag for an intentional door hit will be disqualified from all competition
for that night. A driver that receives a black flag for sandbagging or 1 fire in the interior/drivers
compartment of the car will be disqualified. 2 fires on the exterior will be disqualified, if in heat you may
go to consolation. This will be at the judges’ discretion.
3. All drivers must attend drivers’ meeting prior to derby.
4. All cars must be removed from derby site by 12:00 noon the following day unless otherwise stated at
drivers meeting.
BONE STOCK RULES … JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL
1. DO NOT READ ANYTHING INTO THESE RULES, JUST READ THE RULES!! If it doesn’t say you can, YOU
CAN’T!
Or you will be loaded, your choice!
2. NO black cars, dark cars must have contrasting letter/numbers. DO NOT paint anywhere on
suspension or frame; we will not even inspect your car.
3. Any year car EXCEPT No Imperials, no Suicide Lincolns, and no Hearses
4. Body components must be direct bolt up only. Must be factory hardware or equivalent in size
5. Remove all glass mirrors and plastic. Remove all decking in wagons
6. Vehicles must be swept clean of all debris
7. No sedagons, ZERO crease enhancements, ZERO sheet metal or frame shaping, forming or
folding.
8. Deck and Hood must be 100% in stock location and open for inspection. Hood must have 2 6” holes
on each side of the carburetor. After inspection you may tuck trunk with a single 90 degree bend.
9. Anything can be removed or cut away but NOTHING can be added
10. Fasten trunks, hoods, and tail gates: HOOD- #9 wire double stranded max in 4 places max. Also you
may replace front 2 body mounts with two 3/4″ threaded rod. Hood must have two (2) holes, at least
four (4) inches in diameter on each side of carburetor – Not directly on top of carburetor. IF HOOD IS
REMOVED, EITHER FAN BLADE MUST BE REMOVED OR FAN BELT MUST BE CUT. TRUNK– #9 wire double
stranded max. in 4 places max. Also you may replace any of the 4 rear body mounts in the trunk area
rear 2 must be installed to replace factory mounts with two 3/4″ threaded rod. 3 inch diameter washers
¼” thick max. Bottom nut and washer may be on bottom side of the frame, not to extend 1” past nut
and may extend through hood and truck. ZERO welding allowed mounting any of these threaded rods.
TAILGATE: 4 places with #9 wire.
11. Drivers door or with passenger doors may be welded. You may weld outside only. You may weld
solid; you may use 4″ x 1/8″ straps. No welding side and rear doors only chain or 9# wire
-BODYMOUNTS
Body mounts and spacers to remain stock and in place.DO NOT EVEN TOUCH THEM Exception, You may
replace a broken one with 7/16” size bolt. Stock body pucks must be in place and all bottom nuts must
be inside frame except front and rear all thread. ZERO welding allowed mounting this rod. If
changed/replaced you must cut away the factory sheet metal for inspection.
– #9 wire or chain required in front windshield (1 min. with rider must have 2 max.)
– FRAMES
– NO welding on frames allowed.
– SUSPENSION
1. All suspension must remain stock. ZERO aftermarket parts
2. Rear control arms may be changed but must be stock NO SHORTING %100 stock
3. You may use (store bought spring spacers only, no homemade, no spacers on top of the springs).
Front and rear
4. You may have a double strand #9 wire to hold coil spring to rear end and leaf sprung cars may use 4
single strands #9 wire as leaf clamps.
5. You may run a double strand of #9 wire twisted together, behind the rear wheels from frame to
frame. No extra mounting component can be used to mount this. Just wrap around frame and twist.
6. Factory steering column, with one knuckle added. If you run a ford column it has a factory knuckle,
you may not add an additional one. JUST ONE TOTAL. Old iron may add one.
– DRIVETRAIN
1. ANY drivetrain allowed with the following criteria.
2. You may swap engines, i.e… Chevy in a Ford. Factory location only. No cradle swaps
A. ANY ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MAY BE USED IN ANY CAR, BUT MUST BE MOUNTED IN A STOCK
POSITION. ON A V-BLOCK MOTOR, FRONT SPARK PLUGS MUST BE EVEN OR IN FRONT OF UPPER BALL
JOINT; ON IN-LINE MOTORS, NUMBER TWO (2) SPARK PLUG MUST BE EVEN OR IN FRONT OF UPPER
BALL JOINT.
3. Factory top and bottom (clams) motor mounts, same goes for tranny factory mount.
4. Only the lower stock engine mounts may be welded to cradle only. You may use two 1/2″ thick 4×4
spacers to raise engine from steering components
5. No tranny protectors/braces, stock mounting only, stock cross members only, you may use a 2”x 2”x
1/4” angel iron 4” long welded only to inside frame rail to mount your stock cross member I.E. CHEVY
DRIVE LINE IN A FORD. No other welding
6. You may weld rear end gears / spools ok. – No pinion brakes
7. REARENDS WILL STAY THE AS 2016, YOU CAN WELD STOCK OEM BRACKETS TO ANY 5 LUG REAREND,
Reared swaps allowed no bracing, and no re-enforcement. Max axle size 31 spline, Ford, GM or Mopar
Clarification: All must be factory axles(cast flanges) and rear ends, must be a direct bolt-in, NO
fabricating or welding allowed of axles or reared(inside or outside)
8. All money winners will be subject to pull axles before payout at official’s discretion
9. You may run 1 spot of #9 wire from rear end to frame per side, nothing thru body. .
10. Floor shifters allowed, headers allowed, gas pedals and brakes, Clarification: none may strengthen
car
11. No engine cradles, pulley or DP protectors of any kind, and no aftermarket parts of this nature at all.
12. Engine oil pan and tranny pan protectors ok, flat bottom side only
13. Slip shafts allowed at all shows. A $100.00 bonus will be paid to the highest placing driver with an
OEM car driveshaft. CAGE AND HALO BAR:
1. You must have a 4 point cage. Two cross bars, one in dash area, and one behind driver’s seat that
must be no more than 18″ from back of driver seat. Two side bars cannot go past dash bar or more than
18″ behind driver seat. Get your tape measure out. If your more than 18″ you will have to cut. Halo bar
allowed must be in line with seat bar. NONE of these bars can contact floor or frame
2. Gas tank mount may be welded to back bar but must be 8 inches from rear sheet metal (package
tray). The area that your upper back seat was from.
3. Drivers and passenger doors must be padded.
4. Gas tank and single battery must be moved and secured. Tank behind the seat, Battery centered in
the passenger front floor.
5. Nothing may be mounted in a way that strengthens the car.
6. Tranny coolers allowed. Must be mounted in back seat area and approved by officials.
BUMPERS:
1. you may weld front and rear bumper strait to frame/hard nose, only on the front can you shorten the
frame you must leave 3” in front of the front body mount. This is the body mount that you run your all
thread through or follow the rules for the front bumper if using a shock.
2. You may weld bumper bracket(in factory location) to frame 4 inches from the back of bumper, , in
addition you may put 4 one inch welds on back side of bumper bracket or to weld shock inside
frame(example Crown Vics).
3. If your car did not come with a shock (example 71 Chevy) you may use a 74-76 CHEVY CANS welded to
factory specs OR BOP bracket bolted/ mounted in stock location with stock bolts, only welding described
in #1 above.
4. Or you may chain, 2 piece of chain per side bolted or welded (weld one link on each end) from the
mount to mount to hold on the bumper.
TIRES: Brakes MUST work.
1. Forklift and skid loader tires are allowed
2. All wheels and rims must be strictly stock, valve stem protectors are allowed.
3. Liquid in tires is allowed. Studs and screws in rims to hold tires in place are allowed
only welding allowed are doors, bumper, engine mount, cage and rear end gears! This build should only
take 3 days.

ALL JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL

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