Rules and Regulations
250 Speedway
2017
All new rules are printed in red
General Safety Rules
All Drivers Must Wear An Updated Firesuit & Proper Racing Helmet...All Drivers Must Have a Security Mounted and Updated Seatbelt Harness & Seat...All Drivers Must Have a Fully Charged Fire Extinguisher Mounted In The Cockpit and Easily Accessible...All Drivers Must Have an Operating & Clearly Marked Kill Switch that is Easily Accessible...All Drivers Must Have a Properly Mounted Fuel Cell...All Cars Must Have a Properly Built and Mounted Roll Cage Made With .85 Minimum Steel Tubing. All Cars Front and Rear Firewalls Must Be Properly Sealed Off From the Inside of the Car...Does Not Have to Be Stock or in the Stock Locations, but Properly Sealed Off From the Inside of the Cars...All Cars Must Have Easily AccessibleTow Hooks or Chains in the Front and Rear...Both Doors Must be Welded or Bolted Shut...Driveshafts Must be Painted a Bright Color
ALL DECISIONS OF OFFICIALS ARE FINAL AND ARE NOT SUBJECT TO PROTEST !

2017  MODIFIED RULES

TIRES
1. Grooving or sipping of tires are allowed.

2. Any 8 inch Amerian Racer, Hoosier or Goodyear compound.

3. Any legal UMP or AMRA 8 inch tire.
1. Eight (8) inch steel wheels only

2. Mud plugs are allowed in all 4 wheels
SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Helmets are required and must meet minimum standard rating of Snell SA2005 or SA2000. If sticker is not present will assume the hamlet does not meet the required standards and will not be permitted. Helmet must accompany vehicle during time of inspection.

Fire extinguishers are required

Competitors at all times must wear SFI approved full fire suits of a flame retardant nature. Fire suit must be in good operable condition. Two piece fire suits are permitted. Fire retardant gloves, shoes and neck braces are EXTREMELY recommended.

Competition type seat belts are mandatory. Belts must be at least 3 inches in width. Lap belts, shoulder belts, and submarine
belts are mandatory. No factory type seat belts. All belts must be dated no more than three years old. If not dated  The ONLY recognized date will be the manufactured date as stamped on the seat belt manufacturers tag Sales receipt will not be accepted. Example If car inspected in April 2009, seat belts can be dated no earlier than April 2006. Driver will be given one warning to replace seat belts before the next race. Second warning the belts must be replaced before the car will be permitted to race in any further competition activities.

Window Nets are suggested
ROLL CAGES
Factory production complete, full, 1950 or newer American passenger car frames only allowed. Frames maybe cut in the
rear only at a point no further than 36", both sides, from center of rear end housing. No front clips or tube type permitted.

Frames may not be widened or narrowed and must be able to support the roll cage on both sides. Frame must be full and
complete on both sides. Front cross member may be notched for radiator clearance only. Minimum frame height, and body
height, must be four(4) inches from ground.

No Bronco, Jeep ect. or 4 wheel drive frames permitted. No sport car frames or no front wheel drive frames
permitted.

Maximum overall tread width, front or rear, shall not exceed 78": measured from the outside of tread to outside of thread.

Minimum wheelbase is 108", both sides. NO TOLERANCE
.
SUSPENSION/STEERING
Front suspension and steering must be OEM and be in stock location and must be replaced by stock part from same
type of suspension. Stock passenger car spindles only. No fabricated spindles. Aftermarket tube type lower control arms
may be used. Lower control arms cannot be altered or moved, (exceptions:( may weld shock mount on lower control arm.)
May use steel bushings in lower control arms.

No center steering. In cockpit steering may be modified to drivers taste but must remain on the left side of car.

Tube type upper control arms are allowed and can be moved. Cross bar for upper control arm may be aluminum.

No rack and pinion steering. Steering box must be OEM. Steering box must remain on the left side of car.

OEM tie rod ends and adjustment sleeve may be replaced by a minimum .625 inch (5/8") rod end ( hemi joint) and
steel or aluminum tube.

No hydraulic, ratcheted, or electric weight jacking devises allowed anywhere in or on the car.

Rear frame may be altered to accept leaf or coil springs. Any coil spring on car must be at least 4 1/2 inches outside diameter.
Coil springs must be steel. Leaf springs may be steel or composite type. Lowering blocks rear springs shackles and rear end
drive
bars may be steel or aluminum only. No torsion bars permitted in rear.

One shock per wheel only. Additional shocks in other locations permissible. Aluminum shocks are permitted. No
remote reservoir shocks permitted.

Coil over springs/shock units (or combination thereof) allowed on rear suspension only ( this includes "lift bar). No coil over 
spring shock units allowed on front suspension.

Dummy shock allowed. No aluminum, fiberglass, or composite suspension, steering or rear end parts permitted, expect where
noted in these rules. No aluminum hubs allowed. Front hub and rotor assembly must be one piece steel OEM.

No cover on springs, shocks, etc.. permitted. With the exception of a small bellows type shaft cover for a coil over
eliminatorand/or pull/ push bar assembly, for maintenance purposes only shaft covers subject to TSMA officials approval,
and are subject to removal.

No late model springs allowed.
REAR ENDS
Any passenger car type or truck type rear end may be used.

Steel-tube quick change rear ends are allowed. Steel axles tubes ONLY. No wide five hubs. Quick change are
optional, not mandatory.
BRAKES
Must have a working caliper and rotor on each wheel and must lock up all four wheel. Steel OEM brake calipers only. Steel
vented brake rotors may be re-drilled for different bolt patterns and/or larger studs
Must have a working caliper and rotor on each wheel and must lock up all four wheel. Steel OEM brake calipers only. Steel
vented brake rotors may be re-drilled for different bolt patterns and/or larger studs
DRIVE SHAFT
Drive shaft must be steel and must be painted white.

Drive shaft loop is required. It must be constructed of 1/4" x 2" steel. Tubular loop may be used, must be made of a minimu 1" diameter tubing. Loops must be mounted no less than two inches and no more than six inches from the rear of the front universal joint of the drive shaft.
KILL SWITCH/BATTERY
A kill switch is required. Switch must be clearly marked and located within easy reach of the driver, and safety crews must be 
able to reach switch from standing outside the car.

All cars must have a battery. Battery must be securely mounted. Battery cannot be mounted inside drivers compartment
TRANSMISSION/BELL HOUSING/CLUTCH
3 speed, 4 speed manual, and automatic types are permitted. No IN or OUT boxes. With motor running and car in a still
position, driver must be able to engage car and move forward, then stop and engage car and move backwards. No type of quick
change transmission permissions.

OEM type transmission with stock type single disc in bell housing, must be equipped with an explosion proof steel bell housing. If an explosion proof type bell housing is not accessible for your engine or if you prefer, you can create a shield of  at least 1/2 X 6" steel covering the clutch area 180 degrees and be firmly fastened.

Transmissions must have at least one forward gear and one reverse gear, plus a neutral position, and must be able to be  shifted
by the driver. All race cars must join the lineup on demand, unaided or go to the rear of the race
ENGINES
Any American make may be used.

Engine offset must be kept within two inches of the center line of the front cross members.

Rear of engines, bell housing mounting flange surface, must be mounted at least 72 inches forward from the center line of rear
axles.

Minimum engine height is eleven inches from the ground to the front of center of the crankshaft.

All engines used in competition must be able to used in a conventional passenger car without alterations.

No machine work may be done on the outside of engine, or front or rear of camshaft.

Engine "cast-in" motor mount locations can not be removed or altered. Casting and fitting must not be altered.

No dry sump systems allowed. "Wet" sump system in engine must be operative.

Engine cooling system may be modified.

Exhaust system must be mounted in such a way as to direct spent gases away from cockpit of vehicle, and away from areas
of possible fuel spillage.

Engine block must be steel.

Mufflers are recommended and may be required at some tracks.

All vehicles must have the capability of starting without being pushed or pulled.

Battery type ignitions only. No magnetos allowed. Maximum on one ignition system and/or multiple spark discharge box allowed.
An ignition system includes, but is not limited to multiple spark discharge box, coil, battery etc..

NO ALUMINUM MOTORS
ASPIRATION/FUEL SYSTEM
One or two barrrel or one four barrel carburetor only.

Two carburetor throttle return springs required.

No electric fuel pump or fuel systems of any type

Engine must be normally aspirated; no type of fuel injection allowed.

Fuel may be gasoline or alcohol. No nitrous oxide. No additives of any kind.

Racing fuel cells are required and must be mounted by at least two steel straps, no less than two inches wide X 1/8 inch thick,
all the way around the cell. The use of 1" X 1" X .065 wall square bars around the top, bottom and sides of the fuel   cell. All fuel
cells must be mounted securely to the frame. Fuel cells must be enclosed completely in a steel container, mounted behind rear
axle only, and must also be protected in rear by roll cage tubing mounted securely to the frame.

No part of fuel cell should be lower than the protective tubing. Protective tubing should be no wider than six inches on both sides
of fuel cells. Fuel cells must have a check valves and bladders are highly recommended. Fuel cells are limited to 32 gallon
maximum capac
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TRACTION CONTROL
BODIES
Hood are required to have four hood pins.

Any type of "inner fender wells" will be allowed on car.

Any type of sheet metal, or material, which could be constructed by officials to be affecting the flow of air in through,
or around the car, other than noted elsewhere in these rules will not be allowed.

No type of radio communications allowed.

No mirrors allowed.

All cars must have a top

Gremlin type tops may be used, not conjunction with a rear spoiler. Spoilers may be used with conventional style tops.
The determination of whether a car has a rear flip will be the decision of the event.

Rear spoilers are recommended to be made of transparent material.

Rear roof height cannot exceed front roof height by more than two inches ( NO TOLERANCE). No odd shaped roofs allowed.

The car interior must be level with the top of the door from side to side.

The rear body panel is optional. If it is used it must meet all other specifications, including size and installations.

Debris deflector in front of driver is allowed but may not extend any farther back than the steering wheel.

The use of drapes and/or covers at any time are not allowed.

Five inch spoilers are legal. Sail panels that are intended to be part of the side spoiler can be used
CAR NUMBER
Car number must appear on both sides of car, on door, or quarter panel. Each number must be a minimum of 18 inches tall and
nine inches wide. Each number must be on top of car a minimum of 24 inches tall by nine inches wide.

Number must be also on nose and fuel cell or car nd be a minimum of 6 inches tall. Numbers must be a constrcting color to the
car.
WEIGHTS/CAR WEIGHT
Loose weights must not be used in driver's compartment, or outside the body or hood areas.

Any added weights must be securely mounted to the frame or roll car with at least 2 1/2 "bolts, nuts and washers.Weights must
be painted white and have the car number on it.

Car must weigh 2,400 pounds with driver after every race. Car must make weight at inspection to receive inspection points. 
Scales being used will be the FINAL determination of weight for car and driver.
WEIGH-IN PROCEDURES
Loose weights must not be used in driver's compartment, or outside the body or hood areas.

Any added weights must be securely mounted to the frame or roll car with at least 2 1/2 "bolts, nuts and washers.Weights must
be painted white and have the car number on it.

Car must weigh 2,400 pounds with driver after every race. Car must make weight at inspection to receive inspection points. 
Scales being used will be the FINAL determination of weight for car and driver.
The scales that are used at any event will be considered the events officials scales. The reading of these scales will be used
as the official weight of the car for the event. ( It is recommended that all participants check the weight of their car to assure
that the car weighs 2,400 pounds according to the scales being used. Remember, the reading of the scales being used
is the official weight of the car. Minimum weight of 2,400 pounds must be maintained. Weight includes driver after the race.

Driver of the car must be the one who weighs the car. Officials will verify drivers identity. Should driver that drove the car
in the  race not bring the car to the scales, then the car will be disqualified from that race.

CARS MUST GO DIRECTLY TO THE SCALES AFTER RACE AN GET INLINE TO WEIGH. DO NOT GO TO YOUR PIT
THEN BACK TO THE SCALES. DO NOT STOP AT ANY OTHER PIT AND THEN TO THE SCALES. GO DIRECTLY
TO THE SCALES.

Cars which are disqualified from the feature for weight violations of any kind will forfeit their points for that race, and prize
money  for that race. Should car not make required weight then that car will be disqualified from that race and all cars
finishing behind   that car will be move up one position
.
We at 250 Speedway would like to thank you for your support and hope that all
participants,  fans, crew members and officials make this a fun and safe place to race
2017 WEEKLY PAYOUT
Finished
Place
Modified
1 500
2 350
3 300
4 250
5 200
6 150
7 130
8 120
9 110
10 100
11 75
12   75
13   75
14   75
15   75
16   75
17   75
18   75
Use of any type of "traction control" will not be allowed.

Bumpers must be used on both front and rear of car. Bumpers and nerf bars must be steel.

Front bumpers must be mounted to both frame horns. Front bumper must be made of a minimum 1 1/4"; maximum 1 1/2" round
or square tubing. Front bumper is required to have two loops, one upper and one lower.

Front bumper may be no wider than the frame horns, with two inch tolerance only, to accommodate bumper mounting bracket
per side.

Front bumper must be outside of body and not covered in any way.

Rear bumper side nerf bars and bodies may not extend beyond the width of the rear tires and must not contain any sharp
edges. There shall be no rough edges on any bar or bumper on the car.

No straight rear bumper allowed. The ends of the rear bumper must be bent to form a 180 degree bend or be bent forward in a
90 degree bend.

Rear bumpers must mount to rear on chassis. Rear bumpers may be constructed of round or square tubing and must protect               
fuel cell. ( NOTE that the bars which are known as "fuel cell" protectors are not considered part of the rear bumper. They however
require as fuel cell protectors.)

Both front and rear bumper shall be eighteen inches plus or minus two inches from the ground. This measurement is the    "center"
of the bumper. This means if your bumper is constructed with its two bars, upper and lower, twelve inches apart, then the center
or your bumper is six inches from either the top or bottom. This is where the measurement is taken at the "center" not the top
or bottom.

Bumpers must be flat across. Bumpers may not be made in any type pointed configuration. A bumper which is badly damaged
may be required to be repaired or replaced before a car is allowed to compete