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Twisted Metal Demo Crew 2019 Rules ALL ENTRIES MUST BE IN INSPECTION LINE 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF THE DERBY OR AN ADDITIONAL $50.00 FEE WILL BE ADDED TO PARTICIPATE! Entry and Registration 1. Each driver must fill out an entry blank in its entirety. 2. Each driver and pit crew member must sign a release form prior to entering the pit area. All injuries must be reported to the officials at once. Only drivers, owners, mechanics, crew members that sign the release sheet will be allowed in the pit area. 3. Each driver must be 16 years of age or older and must hold a valid driver’s license. If under 18 years of age, the driver must have a notarized release signed by a parent or legal guardian. 4. If you are pregnant and/or have back, heart, or health problems, you are not permitted to compete. 5. Any driver or crew member not obeying the rules will be disqualified. Drivers are responsible for the actions of their crew members. 6. All competition rules are explained at the mandatory drivers meeting. 7. The track owners, fair board have the right to approve or reject any entry. 8. The track owners, fair board is not responsible for any vehicles, parts, or personal property at any time. 9. Any American made hardtop automobile or station wagon is permitted. No convertibles, jeeps, hearses, ambulances, or 4-wheel drive cars will be permitted. Inspection 1. Only the driver will be permitted with each entry into the inspection area. NO SPECTATORS PERMITTED. 2. Each entry will ONLY be permitted one additional attempt through the inspection area. Build your vehicles to the rules! NO REFUNDS will be awarded for illegal entries. 3. All entries will be required to open hoods in the inspection area 4. All entries must be inspected 1 hour prior to show time. If vehicle is not in inspection line 1 hour before show starts, a $50.00 fee will be added to participate. Safety 1. Remove ALL glass, fiberglass, headlights, taillights, trim, interior, trailer hitches, etc. Vehicles must be swept clean. No junk tires, wheels, metal parts, etc. allowed. 2. All rear seats and flooring decking must be removed. Any sharp or protruding fins must be cut off the vehicle. 3. Standard safety belts, Z-90 approved helmet, and eye protection (face shield or safety glasses) are required. Neck braces highly recommended. Fire retardant suits, clothing, or hood is recommended. No shorts or shirtless drivers will be permitted. 4. Exhaust (either zoomies or headers) must point away from fuel lines and headers must be straight in the air. 5. All hoods must have a square hole directly cut above the carb. All hood and deck lid latches must be removed. 6. Firewalls may not be totally removed. If holes are cut for clearance purposes, the holes must be covered by something fireproof. If patched with metal, the metal must not be thicker than 16 gauge. 7. No spray devises or cans permitted in the vehicle.
8. All vehicles must have dependable brakes at all times. 9. Stock gas tanks must be removed from the original position. A replacement tank must be securely fastened in the rear section (no farther forward than the back of the front seat) of the driver's compartment. Steel gas tanks or Neoprene construction approved tanks may be used. No original tanks permitted. Gas tank must be securely fastened by means other than ratchet straps or wire. Tanks must be securely bolted to the floor. Tanks must be covered in a fireproof fashion. Any vehicle that spills gas will be disqualified immediately. Gas tank protectors maybe used must have a gap between the rear deck. 10. Electric fuel pumps are permitted, but the switch must be CLEARLY marked ON/OFF. 11. Stock batteries must be removed from the original position. A battery must be located in the driver’s compartment and securely fastened to the floor. The battery must be covered. 12. No profanity will be permitted on any vehicle. Kicker car rules will follow Bash For Cash Kicker car rules. 2019 Mild Weld Rules Engine/Transmission 1. Fabricated engine mounts must not strengthen the car in any manner. Engine cradles are permitted but must fit tightly to the engine and not reinforce the car in any manner. Only two additional locations may go to the frame (chains or 1⁄4” x 1” straps), but neither may be attached to the frame any farther forward or farther back than the upper a-arm dimensions. Anything outside of this will be cut completely off of the frame. 2. Radiators must remain in the stock location. Overflow hoses must point straight down. No anti- freeze permitted, strictly water. 3. Bottom radiator support may be fabricated but may not be welded to the frame. All fabrications must be welded to the existing core support structure. Maximum angle size is 3” x 3” x 1⁄4”. 4. Transmission coolers may be relocated to the driver’s compartment. If so, they must be securely fastened inside another durable and properly vented container (box). If ice is to be used, the container must be leak-proof with a secured lid. If competition is continually stopped to determine if gas or water is leaking from your car, you will be disqualified. Steel or hydraulic lines are required. 5. Distributor protectors will be permitted. They may not directly touch or attach to the cage in any manner. The maximum width is 16”. 6. Transmission protectors will be permitted within reason but may not tie-in anywhere other than the cross-member. Hood/Front Clip 1. All vehicles must have a hood in place and operable. Hoods may be bolted or wired in six locations. The front two bolts may be attached through the core support mounts in the frame. The other bolts must attach to the core support or fenders only (not to frame). 4”x4”x1/4” plates may be attached to core support/fenders to mount the hood bolts. Hoods must cover fans and be open for inspection. 2. Two locations of wire may be used from core support/fenders to the front bumper. 3. Front fenders may be trimmed or folded under and bolted or welded. No additional metal permitted. 4. Front inner and outer-fender may be rolled and/or welded or bolted together directly over the wheel. No additional metal permitted.
5. Spacers may be run between the core support and frame. They may be welded to the core support and frame 8"max. 6. Washers may be welded onto sheet metal, core support, and bumper for wiring. Maximum outside diameter of washers is 3”. 7. The only additional welding permitted is the seam between the core support and fenders. No additional metal permitted. 8. 12” x 12” minimum square hole over the engine may be bolted with two 3/8” bolts per side (8 total bolts) OR may have the inner webbing and outer skin welded together. Doors 1. Doors must be fastened shut by wire, chain, or welding. No loose doors permitted. 2. If welded, use steel no wider than 3” and no thicker than 1/4”. If steel is thicker or wider, it will be cut completely off to run. Strapping may not be attached to the frame in any manner. Doors may be welded all the way around. 3. If wired or chained, use enough to securely and safely fasten the door. No wiring or chaining to the frame. 4. A protection plate may be welded over the original driver’s door skin. It may not be thicker than 1⁄4” and must remain within the boundaries of below the window, behind the clip/door seam, in front of the front/back door seam, above the bottom of the driver’s door. 5. Welding of doors on the inside of car is permitted. No metal may be added to weld. Trunk/Tailgate 1. Deck lids and tailgates may be wired and/or welded. Six locations of wire may be used with two strands of wire in each location. Locations may be from sheet metal to sheet metal or from sheet metal to bumper. No wiring directly to the frame. If welded, only a maximum of 3” x 1/8” strapping may be utilized at a frequency of 6” on and 6” off. These plates may not be overlapped. On all sedans, the plates may only attach to any adjacent metal (quarters, rear cowl, bumper, trunk floor). A mandatory 12” x 12” inspection hole must be cut in the center of the decklid if it is welded shut. . Washers may be welded onto the sheet metal and bumper for wiring. Maximum outside diameter of washers is 3”. 2. No vertical wedging, tucking, or smashing down of quarter panels is permitted. The body panels may be ball pin’d. All pre-ran wagon roofs may be smashed down to rest in-line with the top of the quarter-panels. The roofs may be treated as a decklid in section G1. 3. Inner and outer rear-wheel wells may be rolled and/or welded or bolted together with 4 bolts (maximum size 3/8”). Deck lid webbing and outer skin may be welded or bolted together with (8) 3/8” bolts. No additional metal permitted. 4. No welding of trunk or tailgate seams is permitted. No painting of the inside of trunks will be permitted. It will be cut open if it is. Body 1. Body mount rubbers may be removed. If they are removed, a 1/2” spacer must be replaced (not to exceed 3” in diameter) between body and frame. Spacer may not be welded to the body or the frame in any manner. 2. Replacement body bolts may be used. Maximum bolt size is 5/8”. Washers not to exceed 3” in diameter or standard thickness (1/4”). If bolts are changed, a 1⁄2” spacer must be replaced between body and frame. 3. No extra body mounts permitted. Body bolts may not travel through both sides of the frame. Body must be bolted to the top of the frame.
4. No welding of interior or exterior body seams. 5. Floorboard rust may be patched. Metal may not be thicker than 1/16”. The overlap of new and old metal must not exceed 2”. Original floorboards may remain. Official’s discretion on abuse. 6. Two locations of wire or metal must be placed from front cowl to the front of the roof to prevent hood entry into the driver’s compartment. If metal is used, it must not exceed 1⁄4” thickness or 3” in width. 7. One location of wire, angle, or square tubing max 2”x2” may be placed from the back of the roof down to the rear speaker deck or Sheetmetal (floor) directly above the cross-member between the rear humps (no further back than 12” from roof). If metal is used, it must not exceed 1⁄4” thickness or 3” in width. The contact area permitted with the rear speaker deck/floor is 3”x4”. Frame 1. No seam welding, patching, strengthening, painting, undercoating, or shaping of frame will be permitted. 2. 2003 & newer Fords may use an 80s & newer Ford steel cradle (no aftermarket) with a single bead of weld utilizing factory brackets, stock location, and no more than three 3” welds on the spring pocket. Any abuse of the intent of this rule will result in immediate disqualification. 3. Re-pitching of cars in a single area is permitted. Factory seams may be cut, the frame re- pitched, and factory seams re-welded. No additional metal or welds will be permitted. 4. Cars may be re-stubbed if a stock OEM replacement is used and it is ONLY butt-welded. No metal may be added. No overlap will be accepted. Welds may not be ground. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! 5. Cross-member mount may be substituted for a 2”x 2” x 4” maximum angle. 6. Two locations of wire (9-gauge maximum) may travel from a cage bar or roof to any body mount bolt or directly to the frame between the firewall and rear axle ONLY. Wire must be in a safe location (our call). No filling of factory frame holes. This includes but not limited to bolting through both sides of frame for suspension components and random bolt placement in factory frame holes. 7. Front frames may be shortened. 8. All vehicles may have a 1/4” x 4”x 24” strap may be welded each rear hump. May contour frame. 9. A maximum of four “fix plates” may be used on fresh or pre-ran vehicle measuring 1/4"x4”x4”. Cage 1. Drivers may install a four point safety cage in their vehicles. Cage material may not exceed 5” in diameter. Cages must be welded to body only (not to the floor). 2. One bar may be put across the dash area and another behind the driver’s seat. These bars may be attached to the body with two plates (not to exceed 7” wide and 1⁄4” thick). These bars must run horizontally across the car. 3. One bar may be put along the inside of both the driver’s and passenger’s door. No side bars may not extend forward past the dash bar and have a maximum length of 60”.
4. Drivers may fabricate and install one piece of metal, not to exceed 8” in length, from the front cage bar towards the firewall. This piece may not protrude through the firewall or be attached to the distributor protector in any manner. 5. Exterior halo bars are permitted. Material may not exceed 5” in diameter. It must be attached to the four point safety cage (not to floor). It may be attached to roof in three locations via bolting or welding. All halo bars must travel straight across the roof at the same point (or approximate) they attach to the cage. No angling back or forward with the halo bar will be permitted. 6. Gas tank protectors are permitted. They may not exceed 24” in width. Protectors may not be attached to sheet metal/frame. Bumpers 1. All bumpers must be stock appearing. Reinforcement may be done to the FRONT bumper inside the bumper only. If homemade max size 8”X8” with no point, straight tube only. 2. OEM to OEM bumper swaps can be made (Chrysler to GM, GM to Ford, etc). 3. Bumper brackets may be welded to the frame. Bumper shocks may be collapsed, welded, and/or chained. 4. Bumpers may be welded to brackets or shocks. Bumper seams may be welded. Bumper ends may be wrapped or trimmed. 5. All bumper straps must be mounted in a stock-type fashion. No swapping left for right straps, using rear straps as front straps, laying side-mounted straps on top of the frame, etc. will be permitted. 6. If the front frame is shortened in any manner and/or the front bumper is hard-nosed (welded directly to frame), no exterior bumper straps are permitted. A bumper shock with a maximum length of 10” is permitted. A 2” spot weld may be used to fasten the rear portion of the shock to the frame at the point of exit. A 1⁄4”x4”x6” plate can be used between the frame and bumper. Rear end/Tires 1. Any car or truck rear end will be permitted (maximum 8 lugs). Protectors are permitted, but may not strengthen car in any manner. 2. Multi-lug centers may be used. Bead protectors are allowed 3. No liquid-filled or studded tires. No screws in rims. No split rims. 16.5” maximum size. Front Suspension 1. Upper a-arms may be bolted solid or welded to achieve desired bumper height. If welded, you may use 3”x1/8” strap material to tie each upper a-arm and the frame together. The strap may travel straight down from the edge of the upper a-arm and resemble the contour of the upper a- arm. No overlapping of plates (a single pass only). No angle iron permitted. 2. Steering linkage maybe reinforced within reason. 1” x 1” x 1⁄4” angle may be used to reinforce tie- rods. Replacement parts must closely resemble factory parts including diameter, length, and attachment points. Maximum diameter of 3⁄4” tie-rods. Rear Suspension 1. Coil springs may be swapped and welded in. 2. No leaf-conversions. Stock-leafed cars must run stock leafs, mounted in stock locations, with stock hangers. If broken springs need replaced, factory step-down and thickness are required. No custom-made leaf packs, leafs over mains, or inverted springs permitted. One 3”x3”x1/4”
plate may be used to strengthen each rear leaf hanger. Plates must only touch the hanger (not the frame/hanger bracket). 3. Five spring clamps are permitted on each leaf pack using no thicker than 1⁄4” and no wider than 2” steel. No welding or bolting of leaf springs or clamps to body or frame. No duct-taping or welding of springs together. 4. Rear control arms may be lengthened or shortened with only a 1” overlap. Same thickness material must be used. They may be reinforced within reason but must not reinforce any other portion of the car. Fords may convert from Watts suspension to a standard setup. All Watts components must be removed from frame (including bolts). Control arm brackets must be located in a stock location and cannot exceed 6”x6” in size where attached to frame. 5. Two pieces of 1” max all-thread may be attached vertically from the rear end through the cross- member located between the humps (above rear end) to adjust rear suspension height. All- thread may not be attached to frame in any other location. If no location exists to attach all- thread, a driver may weld two washers 4”x4” in two locations onto the body (sheet metal) directly above the rear-end to fasten all-thread through. Compact Cars Rules 108” wheel base or any front wheel drive 4-6 cylinder car. BODY 1. Doors may be welded all the way around on outside of body only with 1⁄4: x 3” wide strapping no excessive overlapping of strapping is permitted. Door tops can be welded, no metal added. 2. Deck lids and tailgates may be welded 45” total using 1⁄4” x 3” wide pieces of steel or 9 wired or banding in 8 spots. Deck lids and tailgates must be in original location deck lids may be folded down in the trunk, trunk lids may be dipped along with speaker deck. Speaker deck can be removed, but trunk lid can only be welded to quarter panels and tail light assembly only nothing may be welded inside of trunk. Deck lids must be factory for make and model of car. 3. Hood may be 9 wired in 8 places or bolted in 6 places bolts may be 5/8” in dia. front 2 body mounts may extend through core support and used as front 2 of the 6 hood bolts 1” all thread max you cannot sleeve the all thread with anything from bottom of core support and above. A 12” hole minimum must be in the hood. 4. No interior body seam welding will be permitted. Doors can be welded on outside of body only. On pre-ran cars the doors may be repaired back to stock. Rust repair is limited to floor boards and roofs only. 5. You may have a window bar or wire in windshield and rear window if using metal, it can be no thicker than 3/8" and no wider than 3" you may use 2 x 2 pipe. Not solid. These may not touch the rollover bar. They can be welded to roof and firewall no more than 6" from the window area. And welded to the floor directly above rear axle the rear window bar cannot be attached to anything else except for roof of car and floor pan and welded 6"at the rear window on roof and 6” on floor pan. 6. Hoods must be open for inspection. (12" x 12" hole over carburetor. 7. Cars may not be smashed flat if cars are tucked the rear quarter panels must stay at the factory height deck lids must be in factory location (above rain channels). 8. You can add a piece of angle (4" x 4" x 1⁄4"max.) to top and bottom of the core support but can be no longer than 1" wider than the radiator no other metal permitted on core support. No other metal permitted to be welded to core support.
9. Original gas tank may be removed and replaced with a boat-type tank or fuel cell Moved inside of car behind driver’s seat but no further back than rear axle. If fuel tank is in front of rear axle you may leave it in stock location. No stock fuel tanks permitted inside of car. Batteries must be moved to passenger side floor board and securely fastened. CAGE 1. You may have a 4-point cage surrounding the drivers compartment with a roll over bar. Bars 6" diam. Max must be sheet metal to sheet metal only. Dash bar must be 5” away from all sheet metal, the bar behind the seat can sit no further back than 12” from rear of driver’s seat and must be at least 5" off the floor measured from the highest part of the floor/ driveshaft tunnel. You may use a rollover bar from front side of roll bar across the roof down to dash bar this may not connect to sheet metal. Door bars 2. May be no farther forward than the firewall and extend into rear doors on 4 door cars they must stop 2” from back of door on 2 door cars they must stop 3” from rear wheel well on the body the rear of these bars must be free floating and may not attach to body. 3. No angling of roll over bars permitted. 4. You may have gussets in cage at the corners. They must be within 6” of corners of bars only no other gussets will be permitted. 5. You may use a floating gas tank protector that comes off the back bar but it cannot be wider than 24" The gas tank protector or holder may go all the way back to the sheet metal. The gas tank protector must stop at the sheet metal in front of rear axle and rear seat metal cannot be welded. 6. A center bar from rear seat bar to dash bar is permitted. You may use a bar from the roll over bar on roof across the front roof down to dash bar. Door bars may not extend farther forward than the firewall. FRAME 1. Trailer hitches and braces must be removed. No plating, pinning, heat treating, stuffing the frame of any kind. Do not paint frame. No welds on frame or K member may exceed a single pass no weave passes or building the weld up will be permitted. 2. No frame creasing or hammering permitted. You can notch or crease rear frame this is to help rear of car roll not to strengthen the frame. Frame welding is limited to front and rear bumper areas. you may do one of the following not both 1 you can weld 1 seam per side on body from firewall forward or 1 seam per side on k member with no metal added. Front frame may be shortened to front side of core support. Core support must remain in stock location. 3. If a frame section needs to be replaced or repaired (rust) you must call first. 4. Angles for cross member can't be longer than 5" and must be within 12" from factory location. 5. Sway bar and bracket may be welded to the frame this must be in stock location and must only be welded to bottom of frame. 6. 4 fix it plates can be added to fresh or pre-ran cars 1⁄4”x4”x4” (2 per side) BUMPERS 1. Homemade bumpers are permitted they must be no bigger than 8“x8” square tubing. No homemade points added. No sharp or excessive points will be permitted. Bumpers can be loaded. 2. Bumpers may be no lower than 14” and no higher than 20” to bottom of bumper this will be strictly enforced. Bumper seams may be welded metal may be added to bumper this must be
done on the inside of the bumper front bumper only. Rear bumper may be seam welded no metal may be added to rear bumper. 3. Bumper shocks and bumper brackets may be welded to the frame. Bumper brackets and or shocks must be no longer than 12” in length and welded to inside or outside of frame if welded to outside of frame they must be on the side towards the outside of car. They will be measured from back side of bumper back. You can hard nose the front bumper you may use a 2” x 6” x 1⁄4” plate to weld bumper the 4. Frame 2 per mounting point these plates must be on side of frame not permitted on top or bottom of frame. You may weld shock to frame factory bumper shocks can only be 12” from end of frame and may not be moved back on frame. ENGINE / TRANSMISSION 1. No chains on engine permitted solid or aftermarket mounts are ok. 2. Distributor protectors are allowed. 3. Oil pan and transmission pan may be plated the plate used may be only 1” wider than the pan they are welded to. They may not connect in any way. 4. No steel bell housings permitted. SUSPENSION 1. You may modify tie rods. Valve stem protectors are permitted. A-arms must remain in stock configuration. Any tire permitted. Rear trailing arms may be home made no bigger than 2 x 2 square tubing or pipe. 2. Upper a arms may be welded down with a 1⁄4" x 2" x 2" piece of steel on front and back side of upper a arm and you may plug weld the center of the a arm. Lower a-arms may not be welded. Cars do not have to bounce. Solid suspension is allowed. Coil springs in rear may be welded wired or chained to rear end. Rear end protectors may be used but may not be used to strengthen car in any way. Leaf spring cars may replace broken springs with factory 1⁄4 “leaf springs only. No more than 5 springs allowed and must have a 2" stagger and mounted in factory location you cannot change coil spring to leaf spring set ups. 3. Idler arm must be bolted factory to frame no bolts will be permitted all the way through the frame. Sway bar may be welded to bottom of frame in the factory location you may use a 1 1⁄2 " x 4” bracket or a 2" square tubing or pipe to weld to sway bar to attach to frame. You cannot move the sway bar they must mount in factory location. 4. On front wheel drive cars, you may reinforce the rear axle assembly with 2” x 2” square tubing, 2” angle or 2” wide flat plate this may not in any way reinforce the body of the car nothing bigger than 2” X 2” may be used. And the 2” X 2“can attach to rear hubs. Full Size Truck Rules/Mini Trucks follows Full Size Truck Rules NO STRAIGHT FRAME TRUCKS (“STATE FRAME”) ABSOLUTELY WILL NOT RUN! MAX FRAME THICKNESS .25”. Truck frame must be a factory 1 ton or smaller frame that came with a 6 or 8’ bed. (not a box truck or straight bed) 1. Any American made truck is permitted that came with a factory 6’ or 8’ bed. 4-wheel drive trucks may only run 2WD (pull a driveshaft). Any STANDARD ONE TON and down is permitted. If truck frame has extra support brackets or is beefed up from the factory you better call before building and we’ll come look at it! Officials decision will determine if it can be ran!! Suburban’s are permitted.
2. Tailgates may be welded shut using 3”x1⁄4” strap. A maximum of 48” of strap may be used. Back bumper or tailgate has to be 16” of the ground. No wrapping quarter panels to bumper. Doors can be welded solid with 3”x3”. Driver’s door can be skinned. 3. Beds must be welded to the cab of the truck with a 3” strap directly behind the doors. 4. An interior four point cage is required to compete. The cage may not extend outside of the cab into the bed. However, it may attach vertically to the frame in four locations. No metal may be added to the frame to attach the cage. The vertical bars must be welded directly to the frame. 5. Car bumpers may be used. Factory bumper brackets can be used or 3”x3” angle or square tubing 8” long. 6. A single piece of 3”x3”x1⁄4” angle iron may be welded from the left front frame rail to the right front frame rail (in front of a-arms) on all front coil sprung trucks only. Front leaf sprung trucks may use a chain from rail to rail or from the engine cradle to each rail. 7. Trucks must securely fasten gas tanks directly behind the center of the cab in the bed. Gas tank protector can be a max 24” off back of cab and no wider than frame rails. 8. 48” piece of 1⁄4”x2”x2” angle may be welded on inside of tailgate. 9. Fix it plate rule 6”x6”x1/4” follow car rules! If abused plate will be cut off!!!! Can be added to fresh or pre-ran trucks. 10. NO HUMP PLATES 11. C-channel front frame trucks can run kickers off the front bar to the middle to the A arms no bigger than 2”x2” square tube. Boxed framed trucks down bars have to stop at firewall. 12. Front bumper height is 26” to bottom of bumper. 13. Homemade bumper can be max 8”x8” square tube loaded with no point. 14. Max 10 leaf’s on rear must have a 1” stager. Max 5 clamps permitted per side. 15. Factory front leaf springs only, no conversions. Must have factory brackets. 16. No bead locks. 80’s Full Size Car 1. Any STOCK American made 1980 or newer hardtop may be used. 2003 and newer Ford Motor Company full size cars, Crown Vic, Interceptor, Grand Marquis allowed MUST HAVE ORIGINAL FACTORY FRONT CRADLE, FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING. 2. Engine may be swapped (Chevy to Ford, Ford to Chevy etc.). HAS TO HAVE STOCK RUBBER MOUNTS. No engine cradles or distributor protectors. Weld or wire engine and transmission mounts in. 3. Hoods may be wired in six locations. 2 strands of 9 wire per hole. Sheet metal to sheet metal 2 spots to frame or bumper. Hoods MUST be open for inspection. Front and rear fenders may be trimmed for clearance. 4. Drivers door only may be welded solid. All other doors can be welded shut with 2 3”x6” per door seam OR 6 locations per side 2 strands of 9 wire per hole not both. Sheet metal to sheet metal. 5. Trunks and tailgates may be wired shut in 6 locations or welded 6 places 3”x3” plates. Must have inspection hole if welded. 2 strands of 9 wire per hole and sheet metal to sheet metal 2 spots can go to frame or bumper. Trunk lids can be tucked, must be 8” off the floor. No changing the factory quarter panels. 6. NO WEDGING, TUCKING, SMASHING, COLD BENDING, TILTING OR PINNING OF QUARTERS OR BODY. Body must be stock appearing. Quarters maybe cut for wheel clearance 7. NO extra body mounts. MUST have stock rubber mounts, spacing and can add 6" body spacers at core support. No bigger than 5/8” all thread can run through the hood.
8. 4"X6" hump plate 1/4"max can be added to the outside of the frame and cannot be formed in any manner. Or can be chained from hump to hump. One or the other. 9. Front Bumper may be swapped for any factory car bumper. Must have stock bumper mounts and may be welded to the mounts only. No extra metal may be added. 10. ALL suspension parts MUST be stock. May weld or wire in the rear coils. 11. May change body mount bolts. To a max 1⁄2” bolt with a max 3” washer. 12. 5 lug rear end only. 13. Frames may be notched BUT NOT welded back together. 14. 4- 3/8 bolts can be added to each side of quarter panels. Engine 1. Full engine cradles, distributor protectors, header protectors, carburetor protectors, etc... are not permitted. Lower pulley protectors are allowed. 2. Lower engine cradle is permitted for mounting purposes only! May not reinforce or strengthen the car in any way! 3. Engine swaps are permitted. must be mounted to factory K-member/cradle only. Motor must be welded straight down from factory motor mount to frame. 4. Stacks/headers are permitted. Engine may be welded or chained to K-member only not to frame!! Transmission 1. Aftermarket shifters and slider shafts ARE permitted! 2. Trans protectors, braces, aftermarket bellhousing, and tail shafts are NOT permitted!! 3. Aftermarket transmission coolers are permitted. Frame-Suspension 1. MUST BE 100% STOCK! Tilting, cold bending, reshaping, of frame is NOT permitted!!!! 2. 2003 and newer fords are permitted, must have factory cradle steering and suspension!!! 3. Front suspension may be welded. If welded a maximum 2”x2”x1/4”plate is allowed on front and rear of upper a-arms bottom a-arms may NOT BE WELDED! 4. Must run factory front suspension components. No aftermarket or reinforced ball joints or spindles. 5. You may cut/notch/dimple the rear frame to help roll. Notched areas may NOT BE REWELDED!!! 6. Frames may NOT be shortened, front or rear!!! 7. Rear suspension may NOT be solid. No all-thread shocks. Must bounce! 8. A chain or two strains of wire may be attached between the humps to prevent rear frame from hitting the tires. 9. Front sway bars may only be attached using factory brackets and mounts.NO WELDING! 10. NO FRAME SWAP (1998 FRAME/ 1998 BODY ECT....) 11. No package tray swaps. Tires 1. Any air filled tires are permitted. 2. Stock wheels only. Full wheel centers, wheel protectors, bead protectors, bead locks are not permitted! Fix it plates
1. 4 fix it plates maybe added to fresh cars except 03 and newer fords. 2. May use 2 fix it plates per side PLATES NO LARGER THAN 4”X4”X1/4”. 3. If size or thickness is abused, it WILL be cut completely OFF!!! 4. 03 and newer fords may only have 2 fix it plates and must be visibly bent or will be removed completely. Electrical and Battery 1. Only one battery allowed must be securely fastened and covered before inspection. Rear-end Any factory 5-lug automotive/passenger car rear-end housing is permitted. Internals, gears, and axles may be or upgraded. Rear-end housing maybe NOT be reinforced in any way. Rear-end braces, after market axles tubes/housings, axle protectors, oversized bearing ends or any other housing reinforcement is NOT permitted. Stock-like trailing arm brackets and coil spring perches may be welded onto a non-coil spring rear-end for mounting purposes only. May not be used to strengthen rear-end. 98 and newer fords watts rear-end conversion is permitted. Watts conversion brackets are permitted. Trailing arms may be reinforced or 2X2" square tubing. Lower training are frame mounts may be no larger than 4X4" welded to the inside (side) of frame. Upper conversion brackets may only attach to package tray of frame and may not be bolted to the body or attached to the frame rails in any way. Brackets must be 3" away from frame rails. The outer rear-end brackets must be removed from frame. Drivers Compartment 1. May have a 4 point cage around drivers compartment for safety. Maximum material dimension is 3” bar, square tube, channel, ect... One bar may be located behind the driver’s seat, across dash, and two connecting bars along driver and passenger doors. 2. The bar behind the seat can sit no further back than 6” past front door post. 3. A roll over bar is permitted May not be attached to the floor or frame 4. The cage bars may be attached to sheet metal only with a maximum 12”x12”x1/4”plate.Cage may NOT attach to frame. If the cage bars are not weld securely, they must be removed for your safety! 5. A gas tank “holder” is permitted. Holders may attach to floor or cage. If attached to cage, the holder may be up to 24” wide and must be 5” away from ALL sheet metal on all car. This rule will be strictly enforced. If less than 5” gap the holder will be removed. 6. 9 wire from roof to firewall and roof to speaker deck or straight down to the floor. 3”wide flat bar can be added 3” on the roof and 3” to the firewall. Also, rear window bar 3”x1/4” flat bar 3”on the roof and 3” on sheet metal of speaker deck. 7. IF you cut firewall out, no metal can be added. 8. Aftermarket pedals are permitted. MUST RUN ALL FACTORY STEERING, HOWEVER YOU CAN RUN AFTER MARKET COLUMN. YOU CAN ADD ONLY HAVE 2 KNUCKLES DO NOT FOLLOW REGULAR CAR RULES THESE ARE THE STOCK RULES Bumpers 1. Any year factory bumper, may be used and seam welded, but not loaded. 2. T&T derby parts bumpers may be used. Must have 1 1⁄2"X1 1⁄2 " inspected whole at each end. May be seam welded, but not loaded.
3. 03 and newer fords may only use 80's and newer front bumper and can NOT be seam welded. 4. Front bumper can be hard-nosed with no metal added and no shortening of frame. Youth Follow compact rules unless stated below This class is for the kids AGES 11-16. Bring Birth Certificate in case of a challenge of age. To let them learn to strip cars out and build a car to the rules and sportsmanship win or lose. Upon arrival a notarized parent and/ or legal guardian consent form must be filled out or you will not be allowed to participate. A parent and/ or legal guardian must ride with the driver. This is for instructional purpose as well as a possibly emergency situation. 1. A factory 4 or 6 cylinder front wheel drive only. 2. Both front doors must be painted white. 3. Hoods may be wired in six locations. 2 strands of 9 wire per hole. Sheet metal to sheet metal NO frame or bumper. Hoods MUST be open for inspection. Front and rear fenders may be trimmed for clearance. No bolting or welding inner fender to outer fender or rolling fenders. 4. Drivers and passenger doors can be welded solid. Drivers and Passenger’s front door MUST have a bar or reinforcement on outside of doors, must stop at front doors. All other doors can be welded shut with 3 wide strips OR 6 locations per side 2 strands of 9 wire per hole not both sheet metal to sheet metal. 5. Trunks and tailgates may be wired shut in 6 locations. 2 strands of 9 wire per hole and sheet metal to sheet metal. Hoods MUST be open for inspection. Trunks can have 45” of weld. 6. May weld or wire in the rear coils. 7. Two locations of wire or rod must be placed from front cowl to the front of the roof to prevent hood entry into the driver’s compartment. 8. Stock batteries must be removed from the original position. A battery must locate in the driver’s compartment behind the front seat and securely fastened to the floor. The battery must be covered. LAWN MOWERS RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. The garden or lawnmower must have a factory frame, no homemade frames. 2. Must be a front engine mower, no rear engines allowed. 3. All mowers must have factory stock engines. 4. Transaxles must be factory; reinforcing or spider gears is allowed. 5. Reinforcing the frame is permitted. 6. Reinforcing around engine is allowed, but cannot be outside of the hood. 7. Hoods must remain factory. Hoods can be screwed down or welded. If hood is fiberglass, you can make a hood from sheet metal, but it is not allowed to be any bigger than the fiberglass hood was. 8. Brakes must be in operation when pulling in for heat race, must also have forward and reverse gear. 9. Gas tank must be fastened with cap on, if it comes loose or gas leaks you will be disqualified. 10. Some sort of leg guard is mandatory before entering arena, must go from rear fender to front foot rest or frame, and must be of 1-2 inch diameter. 11. The front of the frame under grill may be strengthened for hitting but must be a smooth finish, no front bumpers allowed.
12. A rear bumper is recommended, but not mandatory. It cannot extend 4 inches out from rear of mower. Some sort of back protection is recommended, but not mandatory. 13. Pulleys can be changed to increase speed. 14. Drivetrain modifications are allowed to change gearing but must stay original. (belt drive stays belt drive, chain drive stays chain drive) 15. Wheels must have factory rims with no modifications, tires of choice. No dual wheels or cut tires. 16. Mower decks must be taken off before entering pits, plus all headlights and any other plastics must be removed before entering pit area. 17. NUMBER MUST BE SOMEWHERE ON EACH SIDE OF MOWER. NUMBER MAY BE ON HELMET ALSO. 18. If mower does not pass inspection, or participant refuses to fix something, there will be no refunds. 19. Officials have final say, we reserve the right to check mower after the derby. 20. Driver must wear helmet, pants, long sleeve shirt, and eye protection when entering the track and during the derby. 21. No direct hits to the driver’s area. 22. If you are rolled over, the heat will be stopped, and your lawnmower will be placed back on its wheels and you will be eliminated. 23. During the competition you must initiate contact within two (1) minutes. If at any time you cannot make contact within the time limit you will be disqualified 24. All motion to be halted upon signal from referees in case fire, injury, and other emergencies. 24. No hits when opponent is out of bounds. 25. No pit racing. 26. Drivers will inspect each other’s mowers before the driver’s meeting and will bring up any concerns after the meeting with the officials. Figure 8 race 1. Each driver must fill out an entry blank. All drivers must supply their own cars, only one entry per person. 2. Each driver must be 16 yrs old or must hold a valid driver’s license and have a notarized release signed by parent. 3. If you are pregnant, have back problems, and /or heart problems you are not allowed to run!! 4. The track owners or promoter reserves the right to approve or reject any entry. 5. Only owners, drivers, mechanics, etc. who sign the release sheet will be permitted in the pit area. Drivers only on the track. 6. The promoter, track owner or fair association will not be held responsible for any cars, parts, or personal property before, during and after show. 7. Each car must be signed in and inspected at the track at least 1 hour prior to show time. Only 1 RE- INSPECTION PERMITTED!! If you do not pass the 2nd time, you will be disqualified with No Entry Re- imbursement. Official’s discretion will be used!! PREPARATION OF CAR 1. Remove all trim, emblems, plastic and glass (windows, lights, etc...) Sweep the car out from debris, BEFORE INSPECTION!! 2. Any sharp protruding fins or dangerous objects (smash down or cut off). 3. Chrome molding strips and bottom portion of back seats must be removed.
BUMPERS 1. Bumpers may be flipped over. 2. No trailer hitches 3. Cutting bumpers ends (fenders) for wheel clearance is allowed. 4. Bumpers can be loaded. DOORS 1. It is recommended that the Driver’s door be painted White. A roof sign/number is allowed. IT MAY NOT REINFORCE ANY PART OF CAR!! 2. It is recommended the driver’s door be reinforced with steel bar, angle iron or pipe. 3. A strong wire or mesh screen is recommended on driver’s window & windshield area. Chain, wire or metal bar is STRONGLY recommended from driver’s door to roof 12. All doors are recommended to be fastened shut by wire, straps, chained or welded (steel no bigger than 3” in width and 1/8” thick) nothing to frame! NO OVER LAPPING!! Note: any metal wider or thicker is ILLEGAL and will be removed!! 4. 3 or 4 – POINT CAGE & ROLL OVER BAR: 5. A 3 or 4 point cage is recommended for DRIVER SAFETY. BATTERY & GAS TANKS 1. NO Alcohol motors 2. Stock gas tanks MUST be removed from the original position!! Replacement tank must be placed in the back seat area; all tanks must be securely fastened to floor and covered; a portable tank is recommended in place of the original. Gas tanks and fuel lines must be completely covered before inspection. Rubber hose inside car. Steel gas tanks or Neoprene Construction approved tanks can be used. 3. Only ONE battery, any size, is allowed. It MUST be securely fastened and COMPLETELY covered. NO MILK CRATES ALLOWED!! HOOD & ENGINE COMPARTMENT 1. No spray devises or cans allowed in cars. 2. Exhaust stacks/ headers must point directly upwards!! 3. Firewalls may not be totally removed. If altered, the hole must be covered with something fire proof. This is for YOUR protection!! 4. Radiators, transmissions coolers and heaters must remain in original position or in engine compartment. In front of firewall. Radiator overflow hose must point STRAIGHT DOWN!! 5. Homemade radiators are allowed. 6. Carburetor must have some sort of cover/air cleaner attached to it!! 7. DOUBLE TIRES are allowed!! NO liquids, concrete or other material in tires permitted. No studs or screws in rims. No studs in tires. 8. No metal may cover or protect tires. No bead-locks. Valve stem protectors are ok. RUNNING 1. Seat belt or Safety belt, Z-90 approved helmet (full face recommended) GOGGLES OR FACE SHIELD ARE REQUIRED. Neck braces are highly recommended!! 2. Fire retardant suits, clothing or hood is recommended for personal safety. (NO shorts and must wear shirt) D. NO deliberate head-on collisions and NO deliberate hitting in driver's door.
3. Vehicles must have dependable brakes at all times and Boundaries observed. 4. NO alcohol or drugs on track or in the PIT area. ANYONE under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be immediately disqualified. 5. No cars are permitted in the competition area before the heat in which they are to participate. 6. A vehicle will be disqualified if the driver’s door comes open during the heat, or catches fire. 7. A $100.00 Protest fee is required to contest another car. If you are a driver, you must give the head track official $100 cash! You then must state what car is illegal and where it is illegal. If you are right you WILL get your $100 back, if you are wrong, you will forfeit that $100. Derby officials reserve the right to inspect any car at any time!! 8. Any vehicle visibly leaking fuel will be disqualified! 9. Fire extinguisher is recommended at close reach in driver's compartment. 10. Any driver or crewmember disobeying the rules will cause his or her car to be disqualified. 11. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated and will be grounds for disqualification and barring from future derbies. DRIVERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF THEIR CREW MEMBERS. FINAL WINNERS MAY BE INSPECTED. THE DECISION OF THE DERBY OFFICIALS WILL BE FINAL!! RULE BOOK DISCLAIMER The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to prove for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall serve the conditions of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sports and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator, or official. The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specification herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptance requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OR SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials and the Fair Windshield wire class 1. Any 1980 and newer front wheel drive car with “6” cylinders or less, may be pre run but must still conform to fresh car rules. Cars may be painted. 2. Windshield is preferred but optional, if removed you must have a vertical bar or wire in windshield area. All other glass must be removed. *Cars with broken glass inside doors or around any window openings (covering with tape is not acceptable) will not run* 3. Body/Bumpers: Bumper covers, outside moldings, mirrors, outside lights, hood latch, and exhaust must be removed (catalytic converter and forward may stay in place). No cutting, bending, hammering, or creasing body is allowed. Trunk lids and rear bumpers may not be removed. Cars with factory installed plastic or fiberglass “FRONT” bumper may replace them with a comparable bumper. No chrome bumpers. Bumper may be bolted on with up to four 3/8 bolts per side (8 total) or four 1⁄2” tack welds per side (8 total). The same will apply to pre-ran cars to replace bumpers that have been torn off in a previous event. Front bumpers may be wired to core support in 2 spots, two strands per spot (4 strands total). Rear bumpers must be stock and remain in place. 4. Broken tie rods may be welded but no adding steel or strengthening in any way.
5. Computer, all electrical components (except inertia switches), shifter, and wiring must remain operational and in original location and not be protected in any way other than spray foam insulation around battery. Fuel gauge should not read more then 1/4 tank, 5 gal maximum. Battery may remain in original location or be moved inside car if secured through the floor and suitably covered. 6. Doors must be wired or chained shut only at vertical seams and not to front fenders and front doors MUST have car number in contrasting color. Driver's side can have bar inside door for safety. One optional bar behind the seat may be bolted or welded with a 6”x6” plate at each end. 7. Hood must have 12" hole, hood and trunk may be wired shut in 4 spots sheet metal to sheet metal. 8. Original rims and radial tires (must have all four), no snow tires or tubes. You may run donut spares on the back. 9. Driver's side air bag must be removed or deactivated, any others are optional, no other interior to be removed with the exception of door panels for glass removal. 10. Gas tank can be moved inside car. Only wired or bolted directly to the floor. No bars added. Power Wheels This class is for the kids AGES 4-10. Bring Birth Certificate in case of a challenge of age. Upon arrival a notarized parent and/ or legal guardian consent form must be filled out or you will not be allowed to participate. This is a Fun Class to get small kids their first taste, of a Derby, any Power wheels that are too fast or heavy will not be allowed to run. This is for the Kids to have Fun! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Power Wheels for Kids 4 years old and up. Stock, Electric, Regular Size, Power Wheels with up to a 12-volt lawn mower battery. Battery cannot be mounted in the passenger seat. Helmets must be worn. All doors, hoods, and tailgates must be strapped shut. Use zip ties or duct tape to fasten shut doors, hood, and trunk. No sharp or protruding edges. Track official and or inspectors’ decisions are final. Ryan Tittle 419-618-8785 Joey Bowman 419-937-3568 Jayvid Opp 567-207-4090