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2014 Buzz

2014 Buzz

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all such events. All participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with these rules and/or regulations. Speedway rules 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.

*Speedway Officials shall be empowered to permit minor deviations from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such altercation of specifications.
*Speedway reserves the right to update, modify, and/or delete rules at any time deemed necessary to insure safety, fair competition or any other reason that may be appropriate.
*Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the officials. Any decision of and by Speedway Officials is final.
*Unsportsmanlike-like conduct can carry a minimum $100.00 fine and/or suspension. Any and all fines will be added to the point’s fund at the end of the racing season.
*Any competitor that finishes in the top 5 may be required, at their expense, to remove the intake, heads, and/or oil pan for inspection purposes.
*All cars must go through technical inspection prior to car taking to the track for practice. Cars will be weighed with driver, and may be done prior to or after qualifying and prior to or after the feature. Reading of designated scales will be official. Anything not specified in the rules must be UN altered OEM stock, in original position from the Original manufacturer unless other stipulated. All parts must have stock OEM casting numbers.

1. TECH OFFICIALS DECISIONS: Tech Officials decisions are FINAL.

2. UNSAFE VEHICLES AND/OR DRIVERS: At Race Director’s discretion, any unsafe car or driver may be removed from the event at any time.

3. VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY: Any front wheel drive four passenger car with a four-cylinder engine. Any transmission, automatic, four or five speed will be allowed. Engine must be stock. No Turbo’s, Super Chargers allowed. Stock headers allowed only. Stock engine includes any chip used. If officials find anything changed, the driver will be fined and now allowed on track.

4. TIRE ELIGIBILITY: DOT approved street tires ONLY, minimum tread wear rating 300, no wider than 60 series tires; NO exceptions.

5. RIMS: Steel Rims ONLY. After market rims OK, but must be the same size all around with no less than three (3) inch off set wheels. Maximum width, seven (7) inches. No wheel spacers allowed.

6. ROLL CAGE AND STRUCTURE: Professionally made full roll cage required. A poorly built, improperly mounted, or badly engineered roll cage will not be permitted. At minimum, cage must include: Full front and rear hoop, appropriately braced to each other along the roofline: two driver-side door bars (X-design will be acceptable; appropriated mail-hoop backstays with no bends, located as close to 45 degrees from horizontal as practical; one main hoop diagonal; appropriate spreader plates and gussets; complete 360 degree welds of all joints. Each major load-bearing member must be formed from its own single, continuous tube. Shoulder harness bars strongly encouraged, and virtually necessary for proper shoulder-harness mounting. In some applications (the attachment point of all shoulder harnesses must be between zero (0) and 15 degrees lower than the seat-entry point); dash bars strongly encouraged.

A. ROLLBAR TUBING AND PADDING: Minimum tubing size for cars weighing less than 3000 pounds as raced is 1.50″ x .120″ or 1.75″ x .095″. Properly-bent, racecar-grade and quality tubing is mandatory; no stretched or crushed bends allowed. DOM mild steel is very strongly recommended over ERW (seemed) tubing.

B. All roll cage tubing must be padded with high density roll bar padding wherever a driver may contact the tube.

C. All attachment points on the vehicle must be selected and reinforced as necessary so that, in an accident, the cage will not punch through, tear, or grossly distort the attachment point. Spreader plates, backing panels, gussets, and/or reinforcing elements are required to meet this goal. Cages mounted to rusty, thin, under-supported or otherwise improper attachment points will not pass technical inspection.

7. DRIVER’S SEAT: Driver’s racing seat mandatory. One-piece competition seats very strongly recommended. All seats must securely attach to the floor or cage to avoid separation during a crash. All seats must be securely attached to the seat base and braced to prevent rearward failure.

8. ON BOARD FIRE EXTINGUISHER: Fully charged Type 10B: C, or Type A: B: C: extinguisher, 1.5 lbs or larger. Must be located within easy reach of the driver and secured via a proper purpose-made, all-metal quick-release bracket. No sheet metal screws or self-tapping screws allowed in mounting.

9. DRIVER’S HELMET: Undamaged, full-face Type SA helmet, Snell SA2000 or better, MANDATORY. Visors must

10. SAFETY:
1. Battery master disconnect switch installed on driver’s side of dash or within easy access from driver and either window.
2. Seat belts, window net, driving gloves, shoes and racing suit must have non expired SFI dates.
3. Fire extinguisher required within reach of the driver.
4. Minimum single layer racing suit (SFI-3.2A/1 rating).
5. Driving Gloves (SFI-3.3A/1 rating).
6. Helmet with Snell M2005 minimum rating. No older than 5 years from manufactures date.
7. Mandatory 360 degree Neck Brace.
8. Safety Belts (SFI-16.1 rating). No older than 5 years of the manufactures date.
9. Window Net (SFI-27.1/1 rating).
10. Racing Shoes (SFI-3.3A/5 rating).
11. Neck Restraint system highly suggested but optional.

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