Dirt Track Racing - Tri-State Speedway Official Site - Pocola Oklahoma - Tri-State Speedway http://www.tri-statespeedway.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:05:29 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb info@tri-statespeedway.com (Tri-State Speedway) 2015 TSS Modified Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/tss-modified.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/tss-modified.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

2015 USRA Modified Rules apply and can be found by clicking here.

** This is NOT a USRA sanctioned class and will not require a USRA licencse. No USRA points will be awarded.**

ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY RASON, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISION ARE FINAL

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:25:38 -0600
2015 Enduro Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/enduro-rules.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/enduro-rules.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

GENERAL RULES

1.       The race will begin with all cars stopped on the track with a maximum of 100 cars starting.

2.       Cars must hold their position until green flag is dropped.

3.       The first car to complete 100 laps or the leader after 2 hours is the winner.

4.       There will be no cautions flags. The red flag will be displayed if the track is blocked and racing cannot continue or if a racer is in danger (fire, roll-over etc.) Cars moving under a red flag will receive a 5 lap penalty.

5.       Drivers will need to supply 1 person for scoring.

6.       Drivers are not required to have any racing experience but must be at least 14 years of age with parental waiver if under the age of 18.

7.       One passenger maximum is allowed. Passenger must have same protection as driver, such as bars in front of them, door safety in place and so on.

CAR AND BODY

1.       Absolutely NO race cars permitted. This includes previous race cars. Only stock vehicles that have never been raced or previous Enduro cars, that fit these rules, are allowed.

2.       Any 1960 or newer car. No pick-ups larger than S-10 size, four wheel drives or jeep type vehicles.

3.       2. 4, 6 or 8 cylinder engines are allowed.

4.       Minimum stock wheel base:  88 inches for v6 or 4 cylinder.

5.       Roll cage is optional but recommended. Roll cage may not extend into engine compartment.

6.       Gutting of factory interior panels only allowed for roll cage clearance. EXAMPLE: you may remove the inner door bracing if you are replacing it with door bars.

7.       All doors must be welded or bolted shut.

1.       Remove all chrome molding, glass, including head lights, mirrors & windshield. Tail lights and door handles may be removed.

8.       A minimum of 3 vertical steel bars, minimum 1/4" diameter, or screens must be used in front of driver and/or passenger.

9.       All flammable material such as floor mats/carpet, head liners, rear seats, plastic, wiring etc. may be removed. Optional but recommended: The rear seat shelf may be left in place as a fire stop. Any openings to the trunk area must be enclosed if aftermarket fuel cell is mounted in trunk.

10.   Complete bumper to bumper steel uni-body must be retained. No lightening permitted.

11.   The stock steel unaltered floor pan, firewalls and trunk must be retained.

12.   Cars must retain their strictly stock appearance, no cutting, chopping, channeling or shortening allowed. Hoods and truck lids must be kept in place at all times.

13.   Window nets or wire mesh are recommended.

14.   Front inner fenders may be removed, rear inner fenders must remain intact. Wheel wells may be trimmed for tire clearance only.

15.   No added weight allowed. No spare tire, spare battery, spare parts, water bottles, jacks or tools allowed in the vehicle

SUSPENSION, TIRES AND WHEELS

1.       Suspension parts must remain absolutely stock for that make and model car. No spacers, lumber or chains etc. may be used to alter stock suspension of the vehicle.

2.       Springs must be OEM. No overload shocks with coil over springs. One spring and shock in original mount only.

3.       Stock wheels only. No racing wheels or offset wheels or bead locks permitted. Tires must pass through a 9″ hoop at the bulge. No truck tires, no mud tires, no studded tires. All season radials and retread OK.

ENGINE

1.       The engines must be strictly stock for that model and make and in its original mounts. No aftermarket external oil coolers allowed.

2.       A/C and heat components and smog components may be removed.

3.       Air cleaner to oil pan must all be factory equipment for that vehicle!!

4.       Minimum of 16lbs of vacuum at 1000 RPM.

5.       Radiator may be replaced with after-market unit.

TRANSMISSION & DRIVELINE

1.       Stock transmission and rear end only.

2.       No locked rears unless equipped from factory.

MISCELLANEOUS

1.       Fuel cells permitted, and may be placed in the trunk area if securely fastened. Stock tanks must remain in original location and must have two metal holding straps.

2.       Batteries may be relocated but must be contained in a marine container or comparable container securely fastened.

3.       Any loss of wheel or tire requires your immediate leaving of track. Continuing on a flat tire is not permitted.

4.       Approved helmet required and fire suit is highly recommended. No short sleeves or shorts allowed and boots are recommended.

5.       Any driver climbing out of a car while on the track during green flag will be disqualified. NO Exception!!

STARTING POSITION ASSIGNMENT

1.       All starting position numbers will be assigned in the order of car entry into the event.  Registration will take place at the gate the day of the event.  Cars must bring spray paint or highly visible duct tape to add number to the car at the track.

NO ALCOHOL

1.       As in ALL events at Tri-State Speedway, there will be NO alcoholic beverages allowed in the pits!!!!!!! Automatic disqualification and removal from the pits will result from any violation of this rule.

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Wed, 08 Jan 2014 06:06:36 -0600
2015 IMCA Modified Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/imca-modified.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/imca-modified.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

2015 IMCA Modified Rulesapply and can be found by clicking here.

The following rules will be in effect starting on May 30th, 2015.

USRA A Mods

Will be able to run in IMCA mods class with these provisions.

1.     IMCA stamped Hoosier G60 tire,as per IMCA modified tire rules.

2.     No spoilers. No torque arms. Spring or rubber biscuit type pull bars only.

3.     Back filler panel as per IMCA Mod Rule.

4.    Only IMCA approved shocks. NO ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS.

5.     Motors: We would like for you to get the correct IMCA motor rule in place, but if you cannot for any reason please let us know. Below is the equalizer.

·                             •  All aluminium spec headed motors must add 50 lbs. of weight to the engine plate and run a 7200 chip.

·                              • Open roller cam motors must be on a 7200 chip

·                             • 604 crate motors will be allowed to run with no changes as per IMCA motor rules·

                       6.     Brakes: No aluminum brake equipment. See IMCA brake rules.

            Tri-State reserves the right to make changes to these rules as the season moves forward and we see fit to make the class a more equal class.

            Bodies will be grandfathered in for the 2015 season.

            ALL transisiton cars must weigh 2,550 lbs. after race with driver.

 

ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY RASON, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISION ARE FINAL

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:25:38 -0600
2015 IMCA Sport Mod Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/imca-sport-mod.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/imca-sport-mod.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

Northern sport mods will run under Northern rules ONLY and Southern sport mod will run under Southern rules ONLY. There will be NO mixing of the rules what so ever! These cars have proven to be equal to and competitive with each other as long as they stay within their own rules.

2015 IMCA NORTHERN SPORT MOD RULEScan be seen and read by clicking here.

2015 IMCA SOUTHERN SPORT MOD RULEScan be seen and read by clicking here.

USRA B Mods

Will be able to run in IMCA Northern Sport mods class with these provisions. It is our intent to not cost the racer any additional money but to make the class fair.

1.     IMCA stamped Hoosier G60 tire as per IMCA Northern Sport Mod rules.

2.     Spoiler will be allowed as per Northern Sport Mod Rule.

3.     Back filler panel as per Northern Sport Mod Rule.

4.     All USRA B Mod engines will be allowed.

5.     Wheels, suspension and bodies will be grandfathered in for 2015 season.

6.     Shocks: See IMCA Northern Sport Mod shock rules.

Tri-State reserves the right to make changes to these rules as the season moves forward and we see fit to make the class a more equal class.

 

ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY RASON, ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISION ARE FINAL

 

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!

 

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:35:00 -0600
2015 Pure Stock Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/pure-stock.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/pure-stock.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

SAFETY

1.       No factory type shoulder belts or straps can be used. Racing belts are required on shoulders and seat and are not to be more than one (1) year old.

2.       Snell 90, SA 95 or better helmet recommended.

3.       Window nets, neck braces & fire suits are mandatory.

4.       MUST HAVE WORKING FIRE EXTINGUISHER MOUNTED SECURELY. NO WIRE TIES.

FRAME

1.       Any American OEM full body rear wheel drive passenger car. 1955 or newer, full frame or unibody car. Frame must match body and body must be OEM mounts in stock location

2.       Small trucks (Ford Ranger, Chevy S10, Dodge Dakota etc.) are allowed with the following restrictions. NO large size trucks. Trucks must meet minimum weight rule and follow the same saftey rules. Engines must match make/model of truck. If stock engine exceeds the engine rules listed below, you may change to an engine that  meets the rules. All suspension components must remain stock with the exception of lowering the frame and any allowed change as listed in these rules. Bed may be covered but must retain stock floor. Fuel cell may be located in rhe bed area.

3.       Wheel base must match vehicler, with no difference in length from side to side.

4.       Frame must remain unaltered. Frames may be “X” braced.

5.       Factory floor pan must remain unaltered.

6.       Camaros and Firebirds allowed. Strut cars allowed. Uni-body cars may tie frames together.

7.       Trailing arms must match car and remain unaltered.

8.       Front shocks must be inside of coil springs.

9.       Frame can be tubed – round or square from center of rear end housing to rear bumper.

10.      May not alter spring buckets, must remain stock.

ROLLCAGE

1.       Main cage must consist of continuous hoops 1.75” O.D. tubing, with a wall thickness of at least .095” low carbon or mild steel.

2.       Four post roll cage required, front down bars & rear hoop must be welded to OEM frame. Driver’s head must not protrude outside roll cage with helmet on.

3.       Rear hoop must have “X” brace. Front down bars must be tied together.

4.       All door bars and uprights must be min 1.75” x .095” wall thickness.

5.       Minimum of three door bars on both sides, parallel to ground, & perpendicular to driver. Minimum of four (4) uprights tied from front to top door bar on driver side and minimum of three (3) uprights on passenger side.

6.       Driver’s side 1/8” thick doorplate is mandatory. Steel only.

BODY

1.       All bodies must be OEM in OEM location & match body.

2.       NO rear spoilers allowed.

3.       Hole in how OK – hood scoops OK.

4.       Lower side skirting OK.

5.       You are allowed to skin doors.

DRIVER’S COMPARTMENT

1.       Minimum of three (3) windshield bars in from of driver.

2.       Aluminum high back racing seat only, bolted to cage. Seat may be no further back than front edge of B-pillar.

3.       All holes in floor board and fire walls must be covered with sheet metal. No other interior covers allowed. No boxing in of driver’s compartment.

FRONT SUSPENSION

1.       All components and mounts must be steel, unaltered OEM, in OEM location and match frame.

2.       OEM rubber A-frame bushing only.

STEERING

1.       All components must be steel unaltered OEM, in OEM location and match frame.

2.       OEM steering column may be replaced with steel steering shafts (collapsible steering shaft recommended) with knuckles only.

3.       No steering quickeners, or remote power steering reservoirs.

4.       Steering wheel and quick release may be aluminum.

5.       Power steering pump must be O.E.M.

6.       No aftermarket steering parts.

SHOCKS

1.       One (1) OEM or OEM replacement shock per wheel. Stock replacement racing shock are OK.

2.       All four (4) shocks must be in stock location and stock mountings.

SPRINGS

1.       One steel spring only in OEM stock location.

2.       NO adjustable shackles.

REAR SUSPENSION

1.       All components and mounts must be steel, unaltered, OEM, in OEM location and match frame.

2.       OEM rubber control arm bushing only.

3.       No independent rear suspension allowed.

4.       No pan hard bars, spring rubbers, chains or cables allowed.

REAR END

1.       Must be OEM for that car, GM-to-GM and Ford to Ford with the exception below. Must run OEM axles. Disc brakes are OK.

2.       Must weld spider gears or may run mini spool. No torque dividing or limited slip differentials allowed. No aluminum spools allowed.

3.       9 inch Ford rear ends allowed. 

4.       NO FLOATERS.

BUMPERS

1.       Bumpers must be approved OEM in OEM location. Ay have tube bumpers as long as they fit the car to OEM type bumpers.

2.       Bumpers must be capped on the ends, with NO sharp edges.

TIRES & WHEELS

1.       IMCA Hoosiers, street tires, or Southwest Speed 8 inch tires OK. G60 Dirt or KK 704 American Racer tire OK. Hoosier 8” asphalt pull offs only, no new tires.

2.       8 inch wheels only. No bead lock.

3.       Wheel spacers allowed. No adapters allowed.

4.       One-inch OD lug nuts mandatory on all four (4) wheels.

5.       No bleeder valves.

6.       Grooving OK.

BRAKES

1.       Steel, unaltered OEM or unaltered OEM replacement, operative on all 4 wheels..Master cylinder must be OEM location.

2.       Disc brakes are OK.

3.       No antilock brake systems. No aftermarket brake pedal assemblies, brake shut-off, or bias adjusters allowed.

4.       Steel brake lines only. May drill flanges and rotors to take larger wheel studs.

EXHAUST

1.       OEM cast iron manifolds only. No ram horn type exhaust. No headers. NO AFTERMARKET MANIFOLDS.

2.       Must run exhaust pipes. No pipe on either side can be any longer than four (4) foot long.

3.       Exhaust must be under car type and must be secured properly.

FUEL AND FUEL SYSTEM

1.       Must run OEM mechanical push rod fuel pump only.

2.       Carburetors:

a)      OEM 4 barrel Rochester

Quadra Jet carburetors: May remove choke plate.

b)      2 barrel Holly (4412) with 1-inch adapter to manifold: No modification – stock only.

c)       Spread bore Holly carburetors: Must be a single line, single pump, vacuum secondary and must bolt directly to cast iron Quadra Jet intake manifold with 1-inch adapter only (Edelbrock 600) with no modifications.

3.       Must run fuel cell, with metal container enclosure. 22 gallon maximum.

4.       Pump gas or racing fuel – No alcohol.

WEIGHT

1.       3200 lbs. with driver after the race on TSS scales.

2.       Bolt on weight is OK.

3.       No lightening of car by any means allowed except the removal of unneeded sheet metal and under hood equipment.

BATTERY AND IGNITION

1.       One 12-volt car battery only.

2.       Must be mounted in approved battery box.

3.       Must run OEM distributor.

TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE SHAFT

1.       Coolers must be mounted in front of radiator.

2.       All forward and reverse gears must be operational.

3.       Transmissions:

a)      Manual: Must be unaltered OEM 3 or 4 speeds, with minimum 10.5” clutch.

i)                    Hydraulic clutch release bearings are OK.

ii)                   Steel unaltered flywheel only with minimum weight of 24 lbs and stock type pressure plate. NO altering allowed.

b)      Automatic: Must be unaltered OEM, with unaltered pump.

i)                    Must be in original bell housing, with minimum 10” torque converter and converter must hold minimum of three (3) quarts of fluid.

ii)                   Must have shield around outside of converter housing. Flex plate must be full, unaltered OEM, or OEM replacement.

4.       Drive shaft MUST BE PAINTED WHITE and must have a safety chain or driveshaft loop.

5.       Must have blow-proof bell housing.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT

1.       Engine must be OEM location using OEM mounting holes for V8 motor mounts. Motor mounts must be OEM stock.

2.       Cross member must remain stock and unaltered in the stock location.

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

1.       If running a 101” wheel base car, it must run a bone stock 305 from the carb to the oil pan. NO EXCEPTIONS!

2.       Steel OEM V-8 Block only. NO GM BOWTIE, FORD SVO OR MOPAR W-2 BLOCKS, HEADS OR INTAKES ALLOWED.

3.       NO GM POWER PACK HEADS. NO DOUBLE HUMP HEADS. OEM only.

4.       Stroke must match block. NO 400 or larger cubic inch parts allowed.

5.       Maximum 361 c.i. for GMs, 363 c.i. for Fords & 370 c.i. for Mopars.

6.       Must use OEM or OEM like pistons. Flat top pistons only.

7.       Stroke 3.48” for GMs and 3.5” for Fords & Mopars – Rod 5.75” GM, Ford & Mopar.

8.       TSS approved OEM GM cylinder head. No Vortec head. No Ford after-market SVO heads. No Mopar after-market W-2 heads. 360 heads only. No aftermarket heads allowed. NONE.

9.       No 305 heads allowed on GM 350. 305 heads can only be on a 305 GM block.

10.   No headwork can be done on the heads. Only machine shop work will be flat milled only. No angle milling. No cutting heads for larger springs, valve guides or bosses.

11.   190 intake valves. 150 exhaust valves. Must have four (4) valve reliefs.

12.   Open chamber heads only. Must pass 76 c.c. test. No close chamber heads allowed. NONE.

13.   No roller rocker arms. No roller tip rocker arms. Must use stock rocker ratio of 1.5” for GM. May use screw in studs.

14.   Cannot machine block, other than flat surface deck height. Piston cannot be higher than block. No zero piston deck height allowed.

15.   Intake must have unaltered OEM 4-baarrel cast iron Quadra jet manifold. No aluminum hi-rise, marine, or Vortec intakes. No porting polishing or alterations of any kind to head and/or intake.

16.   Aluminum water pump and crankshaft pulleys are OK.

17.   Camshaft lift not to exceed .450” at the valve on intake/exhaust. No tolerance. This is basically a stock profile camshaft. No special grinds are allowed. Hydraulic only. OEM ONLY. No bleed down lifters.

18.   Must pull 16’ of vacuum at 1000 RPM after race.

 

ANY CAR THAT WINS FOUR (4) FEATURES WILL BE REQUIRED TO REMOVE A HEAD FOR INSPECTION AT THE TRACKS DISCRETION. IF CAR IS FOUND TO BE ILLEGAL, DRIVER WILL LOSE ANY MONEY EARNED FOR THAT NIGHT. ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS. ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY REASON. ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!!!

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:36:44 -0600
2015 Super Stock Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/super-stock.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/super-stock.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

SAFETY

1.       All holes in firewall must be sealed off from engine compartment and trunk area. 

2.       Aluminum high-back seats only.  They must be bolted to roll cage, not floor. Driver’s head must not protrude outside of roll cage with helmet on.

3.       Must have either a 16 or 18 gauge thick steel plate welded beneath the driver’s seat that is large enough to prevent injury to the driver.

4.       Minimum 1.75” O.D. tubing recommended, Cars already built with 1.50” O.D. tubing, .095 will be grand-fathered in.  Low carbon or mild steel recommended.  Four-post roll cage must be used with front down bars and rear hoop welded to OEM frame.

5.       Minimum of four windshield bars in front of driver.

6.       Minimum three door bars, both sides, at least 1.75” O.D. .095-wall thickness parallel to the main frame, Minimum of four uprights tied from frame to top door bar on driver’s side, passenger side may be X’d with V-bar extending out to door skin.  Must be X’d to prevent cage from collapsing. 16 gauge steel driver’s door plate is required.

7.       Each car must have tow hooks on front and rear.  The track will not be responsible for damage done while towing.

8.       Driver shafts must be painted white with car number on them.  Must have driver shaft safety loop located 10” from rear of transmission tail shaft.  Must be made of 2” X ¼” flat strap.

9.       Must have master power disconnect switch.  Must be clearly marked and within easy reach of the driver.

10.   Racing fuel cell mandatory with a can.  Must be secured in the trunk area.  See General Rules for mounting information.

11.   Please refer to General Rules for additional safety information.

 

ELIGIBILITY AND BODY

 

1.       Any American-made full-body rear wheel drive passenger car or pick-up.  Must be full frame or uni-body.  Must be 101” wheelbase minimum +/-1”,except for strut cars. No fifth arm or pan hard bars allowed, unless it came OEM from the factory on your vehicle. See rules below.

2.       No offset.

3.       Weight 3000 lbs. after the race with driver.  If running Engine Option #2 (4 bbl), weight is 3200 after race with driver with 50 lbs of the weight in front of the firewall.

4.       Uni-body cars must tie front frame to the rear frame.  Single tube only.

5.       Frame must remain stock from center of front axle to center of rear axle on metric and Camaro cars.

6.       All car suspension must match frame make for make, model for model. No mismatching frames or suspension parts.  Camaro on Camaro and Metric on Metric, etc.

7.       No cutting or shortening of frame will be tolerated, period!

8.       Must have stock unaltered floor pan and firewall front and rear.  However, firewall maybe set back a maximum of 4”.  Stock firewall from transmission tunnel down and floor pan back to 6” from yoke.

9.       May remove inner fenders and open trunk area.

10.   No sloping of roof or modification to body parts.  May have aftermarket front nose and rear tailpiece.  No dirt late model style.  Sheet metal doors are allowed. Aluminum doors are allowed. Aluminum side panels are OK, but must be stock appearing for that model.  No slab bodies.

11.   Driver’s seat may be no further than rear edge of B-pillar.  No mirrors.

12.   Boxing of driver compartment allowed.  Must have 10” X 10” inspection panel.  Driver must be able to exit from both sides of car in case of an accident.

13.   6” rear spoiler OK. Must be mounted to the rearward most part of the deck lid.  Hood scoops allowed with no front opening.

14.   May make bumper of round or rectangle tubing, but must be boxed in on each end. No reinforcement or up rights, push bars or extra metal on bumpers.

15.   May have rub rails running from rear of front tire to front of rear tire, not to extend into wheel openings.  Rail material must be 1”X 2” rectangle tubing beveled and boxed on both ends.

 

DRIVE TRAIN

 

1.       Stock OEM transmission, 3 or 4 speed with clutch and flywheel between engine and transmission.  Must have forward and reverse gears and be able to start and move forward and reverse on its own.  Bert/Brinns are OK.  Mini-clutches allowed.  If running automatic, running hub OK.

2.       Any approved OEM passenger car or truck-type rear end allowed, Grand National rear ends OK.  Rear ends may be locked.  Full steep spool, steel mini spool, or welded axle only.  No aluminum.  1” inspection hole in center section is recommended.  Steel axle only.  No ratchet rear-ends, no Gold Track.

 

ENGINE

OPTION #1

 

1.       Aftermarket blocks and factory performance blocks are allowed.

2.       No aluminum blocks or heads.

3.       Set back is center of #1 spark plug hole, even with ball joint maximum. For 1982-to-1992 Camaros, Firebirds, Trans-Ams (strut cars), engine set-back must be no more than 14” from center of steering gear box slack adjustment bolt to center of first header bolt on driver’s side. No modification to header or head. No engine offset. Engine height is 12” minimum from center of crank to ground. + or – 1”.

4.       Cast iron heads only, straight or angle-plug OK.

5.       Aluminum or cast iron intakes.

6.       Roller cams and roller rockers are OK.

7.       2-barrel carburetors only. 500 CFM with 1 and 11/16” throttle bore maximum. Maximum 3 ½” adapter and/or spacer, including gaskets, measured from intake flange to carburetor base plate. No Predator-style carburetors. Track official has final say on throttle bore spacing.

8.       Mechanical fuel pumps only. Must be gas only, no alcohol.

9.       Battery must be in marine-type case securely mounted to metal frame behind seat or in metal battery tray mounted securely to frame in trunk area.

10.   Starter must bolt in stock location.

11.   Stock type ignition or HEI-type distributors or MSD boxes, no mag distributors.

 

OPTION #2

 

1.       4bbl carb is ok. Gas ONLY. 750 cfm maximum. $500 claim following normal claim procedure.

2.       360 ci limit. Will be puffed.

3.       No aluminum heads or blocks. Cast iron ONLY. Straight or angle plugs are OK.

4.       Roller cams and roller rockers are OK.

5.       Car, with driver, must weigh 3200 lbs after race, of which 50 lbs MUST be in front of firewall.

6.       Stock type ignition, HEI distributor or MSD box. No mag distributors.

7.       Set back is center of #1 spark plug hole, even with ball joint maximum. For 1982-to-1992 Camaros, Firebirds, Trans-Ams (strut cars), engine set-back must be no more than 14” from center of steering gear box slack adjustment bolt to center of first header bolt on driver’s side. No modification to header or head. No engine offset. Engine height is 12” minimum from center of crank to ground. + or – 1”.

 

SUSPENSION AND TIRES, ETC.

 

1.       Front springs must be in stock mounts and locations.

2.       All front suspension components must be steel and unaltered, approved OEM parts. Must be in stock location and match frame. Metric on metric, Camaro on Camaro, etc. (Cannot mismatch front suspension.) All A-frame mounts and bolt holes on frame must be in stock location. No weight jacks allowed, upper tubular control arm are OK, must be in stock location. Aftermarket bushings OK.

3.       Front shocks must be in stock location.

4.       Rear springs may use buckets in frame as long as they are in the stock location

5.       Rear shocks may run Heim end shocks as long as there in the stock position.

6.       All rear suspension components must be steel, unaltered OEM type parts in stock location and must match frame. All control arm mounts and bolt holes on frame must be in stock location. No independent rear suspension. No adjustable weight jacks, no pan hard bars unless they are Factory or OEM Pan hard bars.

7.       Suspension must remain completely stock. Racing springs are allowed. Spring bucket allowed but must be in stock location. Racing shocks allowed in stock location. Lower trailing arms may not be mounted lower than 3 ½” below housing to center of mounting bolt. Top trailing arms must be in stock length and in stock location.  No heim-ends.  NO TOLERANCE. Lower trailing arms must be stock length, side to side.

8.       Strut type car must retain strut suspension. May run braces to side of strut tower and may place plate on top of strut tower and run brace from plate to cage.

a)      A-Frame mounts may be re-located or replaced with aftermarket brackets.

b)      Stock fifth arm on ’82 and up Camaro and Firebirds must be non-adjustable and mounted solid, level with no flax plates or any other device to let mount flex.

c)       Front arm may run through a rubber bushing with rod sticking straight forward through busing. No heim-ends on arm allowed. Non-adjustable pan hard bar must remain stock and in stock holes and in stock location. Lift arm must remain stock in the stock location.

d)      1993 and later Camaros, Firebirds, Trans-Ams with coil over type front suspensions may use racing coil over with the adjustment threads ground off. Shims will be allowed between the coil spring and mount for adjustment but no functional coil-overs.

e)      NO sectioning, channeling or shopping allowed on frame, floor pan or body except where rules allows. (BODY MUST MATCH FRAME) Upper tubular A-Arms OK. Lower A-Arms must match frame and be in stock location.

f)       Rear of car must be enclosed from frame rail to frame rail minimum, with either metal or plastic. Can run aftermarket tailpiece.

9.       All four brakes must work. No aluminum calipers.

10.   10” maximum steel wheel only, offsets OK.

11.   Hoosier asphalt take-offs only, grooving allowed, no recaps, bead lock OK on right rear, tires must durometer 50 by tracks gauge.

 

CLAIMS

 

1.       To be eligible to claim, driver must have raced the previous two point races at the track where the claim is being made and must have finished on the lead lap the night of the claim.

2.       Claim must be made within 5 minutes of end of feature. Top three cars may be claimed.

3.       Claim on heads and intake is $500.00 and swap. Items included with claim are heads and intake manifold. Not included with claim are stud girdles, rocker arms, and valve covers. If the engine of the car being claimed is deemed illegal, then the claimer will have the chance to back out of claim. If the car making the claim is illegal also, the claim will be dismissed. Track may claim at any time. If claim is made by the track, the heads and intake will be auctioned off after they are pulled. Auction will be at pay window.

4.       Shocks can be claimed, $50.00 per shock, must buy all four chocks ($200). Claim must be made within five minutes after that A-feature race. Claim excludes struts.

5.       If a driver refuses any claim, he/she will be suspended for two races from TSS. Driver will lose all points and money for that night and must pay $500.00 to track before he/she races again.

 

TECH

 

1.       Any driver that wins three races within one racing season will go through an extensive technical inspection, which could include but is not limited to bumper-to-bumper inspection. (In layman’s terms, if you are cheating we will find it.)

2.       Track reserves the right to change or amend any rule at any time.

3.       No creative interpretation of rules. Call the track’s TECH before you do anything to your cars that might be questionable so that it does not result in a disqualification.

 

ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS. ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY REASON. ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISIONS ARE FINAL. IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT. 

 

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:50:03 -0600
2015 Factory/I Stock Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/factory-stock.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/factory-stock.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569

Any I-Stock (IMCA) component is legal for 2015.
This wil be an IMCA sanctioned class in 2015 and wil require an IMCA license to compete..
You will be allowed to run these rules at Tri-State and still earn state and national points.

SAFETY

1.       All glass, chrome and flammable material must be removed.  Dash may be removed.

2.       Front and rear firewall must remain in stock location and must be completely closed off from trunk area and engine compartment.

3.       Roll bar padding required in driver compartment; Snell –rated SA-2000, SA-2005 or Q5 or SA 2010 helmet recommended.

4.       SFI approved full fire suit required, fire retardant gloves, shoes and neck brace required.

5.       Driver side window net required.

6.       Kill switch required within easy reach of driver and must be clearly marked OFF and ON.

7.       Racing fuel cell mandatory with a can.  Must be secured in the trunk area.

8.       Must have aluminum racing seat with Five-Point safety harness.  Must be welded to roll cage.

9.       Must have either a 16 or 18 gauge thick steel plate welded beneath the driver’s seat that is large enough to prevent injury to the driver.

10.   Each car must have tow hooks or chains on front and rear of car.

11.   Must carry working fire extinguisher in car within reach of driver.

 

ELIGIBILITY AND BODY

 

1.       Any American-made, full-body, rear-wheel drive passenger car or pick-up.  Must be full frame or uni-body with factory steel body.  Body must be stock APPEARING.

2.       Must be 108” wheelbase minimum +/- 1” with both sides the same.

3.       Ford and Chrysler products OK with NO fifth arm.  NO fifth arm allowed period.

4.       Uni-body cars must tie front frame to the rear frame.  Single Tube only.

5.       NO independent or air bag suspension.

6.       Must have stock unaltered floor pan and firewall front and rear.

7.       Body must remain completely stock, except to cut out fenders for tire clearance.

8.       Enclosed interiors are OK. Must have a 10” x 10” inspection panel.

9.       No aluminum bodies. Aluminum door & Quarters skins OK. Must be OEM OR Factory  appearing.

10.   Must look stock.  Removing plastic inner fender OK on front ONLY.  Hood scoop allowed, FACTORY ONLY.

11.   Driver seat may be no further back than rear edge of B-Pillar. NO MIRRORS.

12.   4” rear spoiler OK. Spoiler braces cannot be higher than the spoiler.  May have up to three (3) braces and all braces must be the same.  Rear spoiler may not exceed the width of the rear deck lid.

13.   Aftermarket stock replacement noses are OK. NO dirt style allowed.  Must enclose the rear of the car.

14.   All factory stocks must weigh at least 3200 lbs. after race, with driver.

 

ROLL CAGE

 

1.       Roll cage must consist of continuous hoops.  Minimum 1.75” OD tubing with .095” wall thickness.  Minimum of 6-point roll cage required.  Must be used with front down bars and rear hoop welded on OEM frame.  Cars already built with 1.5” OD tubing .095 will be grandfathered in.

2.       Minimum three door bars on both sides.  At least 1.5” OD tubing with .095” wall thickness with minimum of four uprights tied from frame to top door bar on driver’s side.  Driver’s side must have 16 or 18 gauge steel door plate welded to door bars.

 

SUSPENSION

 

1.       Frame must remain stock from center of front axle to center of rear axle.  NO underslung chassis.

2.       Must be original suspension for that model of car. SUSPENSION MUST REMAIN COMPLETELY STOCK.

3.       No aftermarket parts allowed except where noted.

4.       Steering quickeners allowed.

5.       No weight jacks allowed.

6.       Hidden adjustable spaces allowed.

7.       Racing springs are allowed.  Max 13” springs.

8.       Spring bucket in rear allowed, but must be in stock location.

9.       Racing shocks allowed in stock location.

10.   No Heim-end shocks. NO adjustable shocks.

11.   Shackles OK.

12.   Lowering blocks OK, NO adjustable lowering blocks.

13.   Lower trailing arms may not be mounted lower than 2 1/2” below housing to center of bolt.

14.   Lower trailing arms must be equal height.  Trailing arm must be stock length.

15.   Upper trailing arms and mounts must be in stock location.

 

ENGINE

 

1.       Maximum cubic inch:

a)      GM 360 c.i. (350 block with 3.48”stroke)

b)      FORD 361 c.i. (351W block with 3.50” stroke)

c)       MOPAR 370 c.i. (360 block 3.58” stroke)

2.       NO high-performance equipment. NO strokers.

3.       Stock intake manifold. Edlebrock #2101 for GM or Edlelbrock #2121 or #2181 for FORD is OK.

4.       Flat or dish pistons only.  No dome pistons, NO gas-ported pistons.

5.       OEM or OEM STOCK appearing crank and rods allowed.  Cannot be lightened. NO aero-wing, bull nose, knife edge, or undercut allowed.  Minimum weight for crankshaft is 50 lbs.

6.       Cylinder heads: Steel only, Must be unaltered.

a)      Maximum compression per cylinder is 175 lbs. NO EXCEPTIONS.

b)      Approved OEM and minimum 76 cc combustion chamber.

c)       Only GM APPROVED HEAD NUMBERS ARE:       14079267, 3986336, 3986339, 3986339x, 3986388, 3932441, 376445, 3928454, 3932454, 3876487, 3973487, 3973487X, 3973493, 3951598, 468642, 330862, 333882, 3998920, 3998991, 3998993, 3998997, 3970126.  Maximum size valves on these heads are 2.02 inch intake and 1.60 inch exhaust.

d)  May use Engine Quest (EQ) stock replacement (SR) cylinder head, part number CH350I.

e)  Head must remain as produced.  Seat angles and valve sizes cannot be changed.  Three angle valve job only.  ABSOLUTELY  NO casting removal in valve pocket of EQ head, for any reason.

f)  FORD – no after-market or SVO heads.

g)  CHRYSLER – no after-market or W-2 heads.

h)  NO porting or polishing or grinding of any kind. NO angle milling, no match porting or intake to heads.

i)  NO titanium valves, springs or retainers. NO bee hive valve springs allowed, stock-type Z-28 valve springs, OK.

j)  GM-1.250 inch maximum OD valve springs.

7.       A minimum 1” plug above the oil level on the left side of the oil pan is MANDITORY and be located 3” from the front of the pan and 1” down from the top.

8.       NO roller cams. No roller lifters. No bleed-down lifters. Hydraulic cams ONLY.  Max valve lift .466 with ZERO valve lash with 1.5 or 1.6 aluminum roller rocker arms with 3/8” stud ONLY.  No stud girdles of ANY kind.  OEM firing order cannot be changed. No shaft mount rocker arms.

9.       Must run 1-5/8 headers only.  No step headers.

10.   Carburetor MUST REMAIN STOCK COMPLETE WITH CHOKE, Horn blade optional.

11.   The following are the only carburetors allowed:

a)      Quadra-Jet carburetor must be box stock.

b)      600 cfm Holley square bore.  Single inlet and must be box stock.

c)       650 cfm Holley 4777 must be box stock.

d)      500 cfm Holley 2 barrel must be box stock.  Maximum 1” adapter plate.

12.   Pump gas or racing fuel only.  NO ALCOHOL. NO ADDITIVES.

13.   Must use OEM-type distributor.  Mechanical timing advance must be in working order.  Vacuum advance optional.

14.   Aluminum radiators OK.

15.   Aluminum water pumps and crank pulley OK.

 

TRANSMISSION AND DRIVE SHAFT         

 

1.       Must have at least two forward gears and one reverse, plus neutral position.  With motor running and car in still position, must be able to engage car in gear and move forward, then backward. Only OEM production type transmissions allowed – two speed, three speed, four speed and automatic.  No five speed (or More) transmissions, “in and out” boxes, or quick change devices allowed.  Functioning shift levers must be in OEM location.  Flywheel/flexplate must be bolted directly to end of crankshaft, and pressure plate must be bolted directly to flywheel/flexplate.  One flywheel/flexplateonly, and all driveline components within bellhousing must rotate consistent with engine RPM while car is in any gear.  Unaltered flexplate must be full OEM, or OEM replacement.

2.       Manual: Must be OEM or OEM replacement case and have a working 7.25 inch minimum diameter, steel and/or aluminum, single or multi-disc clutch inside explosion-proof steel bellhousing – minimum 270 degrees around top of clutch/flywheel area.

3.       Automatic: Must remain in OEM or OEM replacement case, with a functioning OEM appearing pump.  Aluminum OEM bellhousing may be replaced with aftermarket explosion-proof aluminum bellhousing.  Original OEM bellhousing must have approved scattersheild constructed of minimum 0.125 inch by three inch steel, 270 degrees around flexplate. Manual bump starts allowed.

4.       Drive Shaft:  Minimum two inch diameter steel drive shaft, must be painted white.  Steel slip-yokes only.  360-degree drive shaft loop required and must be constructed of at least 0.25 inch by two inch steel, or one inch tubing, mounted six inches back from the U joint.

 

TIRES, WHEELS AND BRAKES

 

1.       Hoosier asphalt take-offs ONLY.  8” tires maximum. 8” maximum steel wheel.  Tires must durometer 50 and will be checked.  NO NEW TIRES.  Hoosier branded tires ONLY.

2.       This rule clarification is effective immediately.

3.       Aftermarket brake and clutch pedals are allowed.  NO adjustment in the cockpit.  May run 4-wheel disc brakes.  All four (4) brakes must work.  No aluminum calipers, no brake shut-offs allowed.  NO brake bias gauges allowed.

 

BALLAST/WEIGHT

 

1.       May  not be mounted in cockpit or outside of body or hood area.

2.       Must be securely mounted, painted white and clearly marked with the car number.

3.       Must be attached with at least two ½ inch bolts.  May not be attached to rear bumper.

 

CLAIMS

 

1.       Claim on heads and intake is $500.00 and swap.  Items included with claim are heads and intake manifold only.  Not included with claim are: push rods, rocker arms, valve covers, and any intake manifold accessory.  Both cars must pass all tech before claim stands.

2.       Claim must be turned in to tech official with five (5) minutes of “A” feature completion.

3.       Track may claim at any time.

4.       Claiming driver must finish on the lead lap and finish the race to claim.

5.       Only top four finishers are allowed to be claimed.

6.       Claim made by cash money only and must be turned in at time of claim.

7.       To be eligible to claim, driver must have raced the previous two point races at the track and must have finished on the lead lap the night of the claim.

8.       If a driver refused any claim. (s)he will be suspended for two races from TSS.

9.       Driver will lose all points and money for that night and must pay $300.00 to the track before (s)he races again.

 

TECH

 

1.       Any driver that wins three races within one racing season will go through an extensive technical inspection, which could include but is not limited to bumper to bumper inspection.  In layman’s terms, if you are cheating we will find it.

2.       No creative interpretation of rules.  If you have any questions, call us before you are disqualified.

3.       All cars racing at TSS must also abide by the General Rules.  Ignorance of the rules is no defense.

 

 

ALL RULES (OR INTERPRETATION THEREOF) WILL BE DETERMINED BY TRACK OFFICIALS.  ALL TRACK OFFICIALS WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHECK YOUR CAR AT ANYTIME, FOR ANY RASON. ALL TRACK OFFICIALS’ DECISION ARE FINAL.

 

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN’T DO IT – IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!

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rob@cyberspyder.net (Rob Nugent) ROOT Sat, 06 Dec 2014 23:58:45 -0600
2015 General Rules http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/general-rules.html http://www.tri-statespeedway.com/general-rules.html For technical/rules questions, please call Joe at 918.471.7569
 
  1. No expressed or implied warrant of safety shall result from publication or compliance with these rules and regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator, or official. The track promoter shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications written herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirement. No expressed or implied warrant of safety shall result from such alteration of specifications. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.
  2. All IMCA rules apply at all IMCA sanctioned events. IMCA members agree to abide by the official decisions.
  3. Any rule amendments that are published during the course of the season in Inside IMCA, the official newsletter of IMCA, will be amended on www.imca.com and will be considered a part of the rules and all personnel are responsible for carrying out these rules.
  4. Track officials shall have responsibility for rules and regulation enforcement at IMCA weekly sanctioned events. At discretion of track official(s) in charge, any competitor may be disqualified for rule violations, hazardous equipment or hazardous actions. All disputes developing as a result of local track rules must be settled at the track.
  5. No driver or crew member may enter the racing area until he/she has completed all releases, registrations and/or entry forms. No person will be allowed to sign release and waiver sheets for anyone other than themselves.
  6. Consumption of alcoholic beverage by driver or his/her crew in advance of, or while competing in any IMCA sanctioned program is strictly forbidden. Any driver showing evidence of alcohol consumption will be required to leave the premises immediately and may be subject to a fine of no less than $250. Use of illegal drugs at any time shall be cause for immediate, indefinite suspension and/or fine of no less than $250.
  7. No driver changes will be made at any time without previous notification of officials. All changes must be made in the pits only, at discretion of officials.
  8. The driver is qualified and receives points, not the race car. Any driver wishing to change cars or engine options must be qualified to compete in the race for which he/she is changing cars or engine options, and must start at the rear of that race. Once a driver has changed race cars or engine options, he/she must finish the program with that race car or engine. NOTE: This rule does not apply if a track or event has a policy not allowing driver changes. Drivers changing race cars or engine options are not eligible for provisional position. Drivers changing cars, engine options, or provisional drivers cannot claim. Once race cars are staged, no driver/car changes allowed. Any driver allowing another driver to use his/her race car, or any driver changing cars when not qualified to do so, forfeits any points earned in that event.
  9. No driver shall participate in any fight on the premises, or take part or participate in any action or activity considered detrimental to racing. Fighting on Tri-State Speedway property may land you in jail and a minimum of one year suspension from the property. Alcohol in the race area is prohibited and is restricted to designated areas.
  10. No driver or crew member shall subject officials to abuse or improper language.
  11. Driver is sole spokesman for car owner and pit crew in any and all matters pertaining to the race and the driver only shall take part in any arbitration with the officials.
  12. Driver is responsible for the conduct and actions of their crew members. Unsportsmanlike conduct by drivers, owners and/or pit crews shall be grounds for disqualification and/or punitive action.
  13. IMCA and promoter reserve the right to inspect race car at any time. They further reserve the right to disqualify any driver and race car from competition and confiscate any and all illegal parts. It is the responsibility of the driver and crew to disassemble race car for inspection when requested to do so. Refusal to comply will result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize money and points and may be subject to fine and/or suspension.
  14. Approval of a race car by inspector shall mean only that it is approved for participation in a competitive event and shall not be construed in any way to mean that it is guaranteed mechanically sound, safe, or completely legal. IMCA, Tri-State Speedway and/or the inspector shall not be liable for any mechanical failure nor for any losses, injuries or death resulting from same.
  15. Any car, under protest or claim, taken from premises without first clearing with official in charge will subject car and driver to disqualification and forfeiture of prize money and points.
  16. Any driver or race car under suspension may not participate in any IMCA event.
  17. No driver, car owner, or mechanic shall have claim for damages, expenses or otherwise against IMCA, Tri-State Speedway, promoter, or any officials, by reason of disqualification, confiscation, or damage to, either race car or driver or both; and car owner, driver and mechanics agree the track is in safe condition if they take part in racing activities.
  18. All drivers, car owners and mechanics assume full responsibility for any and all injuries sustained including death and property damage, at any time they are on the premises, or en route to or from the premises.
  19. Any driver hitting another driver’s car under non-racing circumstances, at any time, for any reason, will be suspended with no pay, no points and a minimum two weeks, and up to a maximum life time, suspension.
  20. The race director will make all final decisions during a race and his/her decision will be final. No exceptions!
  21. Officials shall have the responsibility for rule/regulation enforcement at Tri-State Speedway weekly events or specials, unless a sanctioning entity provides their own officials. At the discretion of a track official, the rules may be changed for safety reasons. Any competitor may be disqualified for rule violations, hazardous equipment or actions by themselves or their crew.
  22. Tri-State Speedway reserves the right to change and/or modify these rules at any time, without notice.
  23. You are responsible for checking the lineup boards and being ready for your race. When it is time to race, cars must be lined up (pre staged) prior to the completion of the race in progress. If you fail to pre-stage you will go tailback. If you are racing the next race in another car/class, it must be in the pre-stage area ready to go for the next race.
  24. Rain out policy will be absolutely no cash refunds if races are cancelled due to inclement weather. Tri-State Speedway will issue rain checks (your ticket stub or wrist band) that will be good for a make-up race. Go to Tri-StateSpeedway.com for details on dates.
  25. Drivers must furnish Tri-State Speedway their valid social security number using the required registration form. Failure to furnish a valid social security number, or using a false social security number, shall result in disqualification. A tax ID Number, or EIN, is acceptable if driving for an owner or company.
  26. All drivers under the age of 18 must have a signed and notarized parental consent form from a parent or legal guardian and said document must be on file at Tri-State Speedway before the participant will be allowed on the track. If you are under 18 and driving an IMCA sanctioned class, please see IMCA rule below.
  27. You must wear proper fire and safety equipment when racing. No T-shirts, shorts or tennis shoes allowed.  Fire resistant gloves, horseshoe collar or neck restraint device are recommended.
  28. Raceivers are recommended in 2015 and will be mandatory in 2016.
  29. If the leader takes the white flag and a yellow falls before the checkered flag falls, the race is final.
  30. We do not race back to the yellow. After the yellow flag falls, all cars must get nose to tail. Do not argue about your position. We will put you in the proper line up position as you were scored on the previously completed lap, not where you were running when the yellow came out.
  31. Two solo spins in the same race you will result in you being black flagged and no longer scored for that race and must leave the track. You will still receive any points/money for your finishing position.
  32. Do not stop on the track to force a yellow/red flag. Doing so will count as a solo spin and you will be placed tailback.
  33. If involved in an accident, the courtesy “two lap” rule will apply only during a feature race. In a heat, or other race, you will not receive the “two lap” courtesy rule. In either case, you will be placed tailback when re-entering the race or for causing a yellow/red flag.
  34. If any person, other than a track official, works on your car on the track during a race or yellow/red flag, you will be placed tailback.
  35. The top four finishers from each race will go to the tech area, as well as one more car, at the officials’ discretion. Failure to go directly to tech area, after one cool down lap, will result in a disqualification. Only the tech officials, the top four finishers, one crew member per car, unless specifically asked for more by the head tech inspector, and the car that was chosen by the officials, will be allowed in the tech area. Any other variation of this will result in you being disqualified.
  36. The race begins at a slow pace with the front row car(s) exiting turn 4. The pole sitter/leader sets the pace. The other cars shall follow no more than a half a car length behind the car in front of them. No lagging.
  37. We use single file restarts in heat races, nose to tail. All cars must run between the cone and the outside front stretch wall. If you hit cone, or go below the cone, you will be docked two positions on the next caution or at the end of the race, whichever occurs first. On a single file restart, you may not pass until after you have passed the cone.
  38. We use the Delaware Double File system for restarts in all features with the leader alone on the front row and the rest of the field lined up behind the leader side by side. 2nd & 3rd place cars must stay behind the leader and not beside his rear quarter panel. Restarts will start at the exit of turn 4 when the flagman throws the green flag. When the green flag drops, the race has begun and you may then pass after exiting turn 4.
  39. We will give you two attempts to start a race. If the front row can’t stay side by side in a feature, we will move the second row cars to front row and front row to second row.
  40. We will give you two tries on a double file restart per yellow. The third attempt will be single file.
  41. If you jump the start, or you pull out of line, you will be docked two positions, or the number of cars you jumped, if more than two, at the next yellow or at the end of the race, whichever comes first.
  42. Flags:
    • Green means the race has started.
    • White means there is one lap left to race.
    • Yellow means caution. Slow down to a slow pace do not race back to yellow.
    • Red means the race has been stopped, so stop.
    • Black means you have been disqualified and leave the track immediately.
    • Black/Orange means you have mechanical problems with your car it is not safe to continue.
    • Blue/Yellow Stripe means the leaders are approaching and you should hold your racing line.
    • Checkered means the race is over. Take one cool down lap and look for track officials to direct you where to go.
  43. ROOKIE STATUS: To be considered a rookie in any division, driver must not have previously participated in any more than four races in that division. Driver may not drop down a division and still be considered a rookie - progression of order is as follows: Pure Stock, Factory Stock, Super Stock, SportMod™, Modified.
  44. Races will be scheduled to start at 7:00 PM with driver sign-in/draw ending at 6:45 PM by Tri-State Speedway clock. If you are not signed in by that time, you will start tailback in your heat. Please see rules below regarding sign-ins and draws.
  45. All race procedures, not listed above will follow IMCA rules below. There are other general rules and regulations specific to IMCA divisions that a driver competing in those classes should be aware of, in addition to their class rules. Those rules, which contain the excerpts below, can be found here:  https://www.imca.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/General-Rules.pdf
RACE DRIVER LICENSE (License information applies only to IMCA classes)
  1. Issuance of race driver’s license by IMCA binds driver by rules as set forth by IMCA, and such rules as may be added during the season. Ignorance of rules is no excuse for infraction thereof. A copy of IMCA rules will be issued to each licensee and he/she is required to read and be familiar with the rules herein. In acceptance of the license he/she agrees to comply with all IMCA rules. IMCA reserves the right to refuse issuance of a license, and further reserves the right to revoke a license if and when deemed necessary.
  2. Any person competing in an IMCA event must be a licensee in good standing with IMCA. Non-licensed drivers may not participate. License fees for 2015 are as follows: IMCA Modified - $115; IMCA SportMod™ - $90.
  3. All licenses will be issued by IMCA only, but application thereof can be made with local track officials. An applicant for license will be allowed to compete with receipt of payment for license only until such time as IMCA issues regular license.
  4. Any IMCA member who allows anyone to use, or attempt to use, or any member who uses, or attempts to use, another member’s license and/or claim card, will be subject to loss of all points, and/or fine or suspension.
  5. IMPORTANT - Participants are not employees of IMCA but are independent contractors and assume all responsibility for all charges, premiums and taxes, if any, payable on any funds they may receive as a result of their participation in any events as drivers of IMCA.
  6. If proof of driving ability of any applicant is deemed necessary, tests shall be conducted at the discretion of track officials and their decision shall be binding on the applicant. When deemed necessary, officials may insist on a physical examination of any applicant or license holder.
  7. Drivers under 18 years of age are required to submit to IMCA a NOTARIZED parental consent form - signed by both parents or legal guardians and a copy of birth certificate, prior to competition. Drivers in the SportMod division must be at least 14 years of age, and drivers 14 or 15 years of age must also furnish a recap of their racing experience, and a list of tracks at which they will be competing. Drivers 14 or 15 years of age wishing to compete in the Modified division must submit all forms, and licenses will be issued at the discretion of IMCA. These forms are available for $50 processing fee from IMCA and must be received in the IMCA office and approved prior to any competition - NO EXCEPTIONS.
  8. The valid period of the license is from date of issue until December 31 of year in which license was issued. All licenses become due and payable on January 1 of each year. IMCA emblems and decals will be furnished to each licensee, as well as Inside IMCA, the official monthly newsletter of IMCA (excluding Canadian licenses).
  9. All current IMCA members receive a $5,000 accidental death, dismemberment and paralysis insurance policy, effective from date of license through December 31. Also included will be a $50,000 excess medical policy. This will pay up to $50,000 after a driver’s personal policy and the track’s policy have been exhausted. These policies will cover a current member only while participating in an IMCA sanctioned race and to and from the IMCA track.
  10. IMCA and its promoters and sponsors reserve the right to use photos of any licensee or their car for promotional purposes.
ASSOCIATE LICENSE (License information applies only to IMCA classes)
  1. Any person may apply for an associate license, but it is not mandatory. The associate license is valid from date of purchase to December 31 of the year in which purchased.
  2. The fee for an associate license is $60 annually.
  3. IMCA decals, and emblems will be issued each associate licensee, as well as Inside IMCA, the official monthly newsletter of IMCA.
  4. The holder of the associate license will receive the $5,000 accidental death, dismemberment and paralysis policy, as well as the $50,000 excess medical insurance policy described above. These policies will cover an associate member only while as an observer at an IMCA sanctioned race,and will not cover them if they are competing as a driver.
RACE PROCEDURES (Applies to ALL 2015 Tri-State Speedway classes)
  1. The number of cars starting a race is determined by the track officials and depends on the type of event, width, length and condition of track.
  2. Race car must display number as assigned by track personnel. It must be minimum four inches thick and 20 inches tall and clearly visible, on both sides, top and back of car, and front, if possible. Recommended that no holographic or reflective numbers be used. All race cars must display the official IMCA decal and required contingency decals, which will be furnished by IMCA
  3. Promoter and IMCA officials will not be responsible for allowing a late entry to compete. Rejection of entrants at any given time is allowed but pit gate closing time should be known to all competitors.
  4. Any driver not ready to compete when called may be sent to rear of starting line-up, or left out of balance of program at discretion of official in charge.
  5. Once a race is started on a preliminary line-up lap, disposition of cars not in position shall be at discretion of officials.
  6. A race may be stopped at discretion of officials at any time, if considered dangerous to continue, but only officials have the right to stop a race. No driver, car owner, pit man or mechanic may use starter’s flags for purpose of signaling competitors.
  7. If track has pre- or post-race inspection, those drivers not reporting to the inspection area may be disqualified and given last place points.
  8. No race is official until officials make declaration of final scoring of positions.
  9. No race car is to receive assistance after white flag is displayed and all finishes must be made under car’s own power or momentum.
  10. A dead heat may or may not be re-run at discretion of officials. If dead heat is not re-run, prize money and points for both positions under contention shall be divided equally.
  11. No person shall be allowed on track during a race except officials.
LINE-UP PROCEDURES (Applies to ALL 2015 Tri-State Speedway classes)
  1. First night, all drivers draw for heats. Qualifiers redraw for starting positions. One heat - 5 redraw; two or five heats - 10 redraw; three, four or six heats - 12 redraw. NOTE: IMCA late models draw first two nights.
  2. From second night on, heats are lined up by season IMCA point average, stagger inverted, lowest point average to front, highest point average to rear. New drivers carrying no point average start at the rear. Two or more drivers having no average or same point average will be lined up at discretion of officials. Point averages are figured from IMCA point system. Average is figured by driver’s track IMCA point total divided by the total number of times he/she has competed at track.
  3. “B” mains are lined up straight up from heats with highest finishers to front.
  4. When one heat is run, top five qualifiers will be inverted for feature lineup according to season IMCA point average. When two or five heats are run, the top 10 qualifiers will be inverted for feature lineup according to season IMCA point average. When three, four or six heats are run, top 12 qualifiers will be inverted for feature according to season IMCA point average. IMCA and promoter reserve the right to relocate a driver from an invert position to the rear of the field if deemed necessary for the safety and well-being of all involved. Remainder of “A” feature is lined up straight up from heats and/or “B” features. NOTE: IMCA late models - 18 or more cars will require at least three heats. (Half-mile tracks have the option of not using three heats until there are 22 or more cars.)
  5. A driver that qualifies but has no point average shall be lined up in last invert position. Should there be more than one driver with no point average, positions will be lined up at discretion of officials.
  6. If a driver is absent for two consecutive events (excluding rain-outs), upon his/her return shall be treated as a new car (rule #5) for the first week he/she returns.
  7. There are no double feature nights allowed, excluding rainout make-up features. A program is not considered a rainout unless qualifying races have been completed. If feature is rained out and will not be run at later date, all drivers are to be awarded last place points.
  8. Track option to line up season championships straight up by total points.
  9. Track may have two programs, other than opening night, where a draw-redraw system may be used for line up. Must be requested in writing and approved by IMCA prior to race.
POINT STRUCTURE (Applies to ALL 2015 Tri-State Speedway classes)
  1. Weekly ‘A’ Feature win is 40 points, with each subsequent position worth one point less, with 24th position in feature worth 17 points. If more than 24 cars start feature, all positions from 24th back receive 17 points. If track runs a ‘B’ feature(s), first non-transferring driver receives 16 points and each subsequent position, back to sixth position, receives one less point per position. Sixth position and back in ‘B’feature(s) receive 11 points. This applies to all ‘B’s, even if more than one is run. Drivers must compete in heat race or feature to receive minimum 11 points – NO SHOW-UP POINTS. If no points are awarded, the event will not be figured into driver’s point average. (IMCA Late Models — heat points are awarded as follows: 1st - 3 points; 2nd - 2 points; 3rd - 1 point.)
  2. Shuld a driver qualify for ‘B’feature or ‘A’feature, and is unable to compete, they will be scored in last position and receive points accordingly. (Promoter’s discretion whether vacated position is filled in feature by next qualified driver.) In the event of a track running make-up features, if driver competes in first feature, but is unable to compete in second feature (crash, blown engine, etc.), driver will receive last position points in ‘A’ or ‘B’ feature, accordingly.
  3. If less than ten entries for any given night, for each car less than ten, one point fewer than normal is awarded for feature finish. For example, if nine cars entered, feature win would then be worth 39 points; for eight entries, win would be worth 38 points, etc.
  4. Driver must participate at minimum 50% of weekly sanctioned point events at a track to be eligible for IMCA track point fund. Track must complete at least four race programs to crown a champion. All NATIONAL and REGIONAL champions are expected to attend the IMCA national awards banquet. Any NATIONAL and REGIONAL champions not attending the national banquet will receive 50% of advertised NATIONAL and REGIONAL point fund.
  5. TRACK standings are based on driver’s total cumulative points at that track.
  6. The 2015 Tri-State Speedway point season is from March 26 through September 26, with the exception below for IMCA classes.
  7. Rules 8-15 below apply ONLY to IMCA classes.
  8. STATE standings are based on driver’s total cumulative points for first 55 sanctioned events at tracks located in that state.
  9. REGIONAL and NATIONAL standings for 2015: Modified, SportMod™ drivers will use their BEST 30 finishes of their FIRST 55 starts at sanctioned events in their region to determine their regional and national standings. (Non-point disqualifications will not be included in race starts)
  10. SERIES standings for 2015: Must be a minimum of eight scheduled races in the series to award bonus points.
  11. NATIONAL standings are based on driver’s regional standings (if division has regions). Driver may cross regional boundaries and receive ‘home’ region points at specified IMCA special events. Those events must be identified and published prior to the event occurring. No ‘home’ region points will be retroactively applied for any reason – no exceptions.
  12. BONUS POINTS: A bonus will be awarded for winning a track championship, one per division per track. One bonus point will be awarded per each track’s average car count in that division, with a maximum of 20 points earned for any track or series championship. For example, if a track averages 15 cars, the track champion will be awarded 15 bonus points; if a track averages more than 21 cars, the bonus is capped at 20 points. Bonus points will be ADDED to the driver’s year end point total (they will not replace finishes). Two track championship bonuses will be awarded in Modifieds, SportMod™, with a maximum of 40 cumulative bonus points. A maximum of one series championship can be used for national bonus points. Should a track run more than one feature per division, the average number of cars per feature event will be used to figure bonus. A track or series must schedule and complete at least eight race programs for full bonus point structure to apply; bonus will be pro-rated for track or series completing less than eight scheduled events. For tracks or series that schedule between four and seven races, IMCA will recognize a champion, but will not award or pro-rate any bonus points.
  13. TIE-BREAKER: Should two or more drivers have the same point totals at season end in track, series, state, regional or national standings, number of sanctioned 40-point feature wins will decide tie-breaker, then 39-point finishes, then 38-point finishes, etc.
  14. Any additional IMCA sanctioned events to be added to original schedule must be submitted in writing and approved prior to that event. After September 1, no schedule changes (except season championship) or additions will be considered.
  15. The 2015 IMCA point season is from January 1 through September 28. There are no IMCA points awarded Super Nationals week – September 1-7.
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