Safety rules

General Safety

 

All ballast added to a race vehicle must be painted a bright color, labeled with the car number, and securely fastened to the vehicle. Any weight that falls off of a vehicle and onto the track surface will result in an automatic disqualification. Absolutely zero tolerance

 

Scanners and radios are forbidden in the pit area, except by track officials. Any team found violating this rule will be disqualified from all the nights racing events. Track RACEciever radios on the 467.362 frequency are mandatory in weekly divisions

 

All race vehicles are subject to a safety inspection at any time, and must be free from mechanical defects and be in safe racing condition. This inspection may include anything listed in these rules, or anything which may be detrimental to anyones safety

 

Drivers seat must be a high back racing seat (full containment recommended), fastened to frame or cage in no less than six spots, four on bottom of the seat and two on rear of seat back. Six 3/8” bolts minimum. Seats mounted over drivelines must have a minimum 1/8” steel plate under and up the back 4”, the width of the seat

 

Driveshaft loops mandatory, and must be approved by Track Tech Inspectors

 

Shock resistant roll bar padding mandatory on all bars drivers head or body may come in contact with while strapped into seat

 

It is required that all drivers wear a helmet with a rating no less than a Snell SA10 (SA15 Highly recommended), No “M” helmets allowed

 

5 point (minimum) safety harness mandatory with submarine strap. Must be securely fastened to the frame/cage. Must have manufactures stamp and date of manufacture, as well as be free of any cuts, or dry rot. Must be no older than 4 years

 

Fire suit, gloves, racing shoes, and neck brace mandatory

 

Fire retardant underwear, head sock, fire resistant socks, and head and neck restraints are Highly recommended

 

All vehicles must have a complete 4 point roll cage (6 highly recommended), installed in a professional manner with a minimum 1 ½”x.095 wall steel tubing. Must have a diagonal, “X”, or cross brace behind driver, and a cross bar from the left leg to right leg (dash bar). Must have a minimum of 3 drivers door bars (4 highly recommended), and minimum of 2 door bars on the passenger side, with vertical supports between door bars. (safety plates also recommended, Mandatory for aluminum body, min 16ga)

 

Must have gusset plates welded in at stress joints

A reinforced member (hoop) of the same kind and size material as that used in the roll cage, or chassis shall be installed to the rear of the fuel tank, joining the rear most portion of the chassis.

 

Fuel cell must be mounted in a safe and professional manner, with steel straps and minimum 5/16 bolts. Must also have a one way safety valve installed in vent line

 

All vehicles must have firewalls of no less than 20ga material sealing the driver from the engine compartment and trunk area, or sealed cockpit where allowed

 

No mirrors or reflective devices of any type anywhere on vehicle

 

All bumpers and nerf bars maximum of 1 ½” tubing, with no sharp edges, and ends must turn in. Must remain tight to body. No overbuilt bumpers or nerf bars!!

 

Front and rear tow hooks mandatory, minimum 3” diameter and 5/16”chain loop

 

All vehicles must have four wheel hydraulic brakes, all in good working order

 

All vehicles must have a master battery disconnect switch, and fuel shutoff valve, clearly labeled ON/OFF and be located within reach of the driver and safety crew

 

No electric fuel pumps allowed, except FWD 4cyl division. Must be connected to master disconnect switch

 

No Fuel drums on track premises unless in an approved area

 

All teams are required to have a minimum of one 5lb operable BC classification fire extinguisher

 

Anyone found in violation of any rule will not be allowed to compete until an inspection by the head tech inspector is made, and the vehicle has been deemed safe or legal for competition