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Rouge Raceway 2013 Limited Modified Rules
The rules and/or regulations
set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct
of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable
requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the
condition of all events, and by participating in these events,
all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.
NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM
PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR
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 race director shall be empowered to permit reasonable and
appropriate deviation from any of the specifications herein or
impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter
the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF
Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the
discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.
Management of: Baton Rouge Raceway
IF IT DOESN'T SAY YOU
CAN, THEN THAT MEANS YOU CAN'T!!!
These rules have been
interpreted to be track and racer friendly.
At any time, any UMP
registered driver may protest any visible or non-visible part on another car
for a fee of $100 per part.
If the car being
protested is found legal then said car shall receive $50 with $25 going to
the track and $25 going to UMP per part.
If said car is found illegal, the protester will receive $50 with $25 going
to the track and $25 going to UMP per part.
It is at the tracks'
discretion on what tech procedure to use.
We hope that the
simplification and clarifications of these rules make for a great future for
CAR REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Mid-size GM 1978-1987 metric full frames only with 108” wheel base as per
OEM specifications of stock. All frame bolt holes must remain in stock
location. Wheelbase will be checked with a minimum of 107” and maximum of
WEIGHT: 2350 pounds minimum.
You may only run one carburetor on intake.
A. Chevrolet: Quadrajet, Chevy two barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two
B. Ford: Motorcraft two or four barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two
C. Mopar: Carter or AFB two or four barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two
D. Carburetor spacer/adapter is allowed, but must not exceed 1-1/4" total
thickness including gaskets.
E. Carburetor must be stock and unaltered with only one exception: Circle
track floats may be used. Holley must have choke horn attached.
F. No Edelbrocks or similar hi-performance carburetors allowed.
G. 602 & 604 Crate engine only can utilize a
650 cfm Holley carburetor P/N 80541-1
A. Only 283, 302, 305, 307, 327 and 350 blocks can be used for Chevrolet. No
big blocks. OEM only.
B. Only 260, 289, 302 and 351 blocks can be used for Ford. No big blocks.
C. Only 273, 318, 340 and 360 blocks can be used for Mopar. No big blocks.
OEM only. No hemis.
D. All casting numbers must remain on blocks. No side bolt main blocks
E. No Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick, Rambler, Studebaker, etc., motors. We
realize some of these cars came with Chevrolet motors, but casting numbers
will bear this out and those Chevy motors will be legal.
F. No 400 small block or big block crankshafts allowed! This goes for Ford,
Chevy or Mopar.
G. No 4-cylinders allowed. No V-6’s allowed. No in-lines. V-8’s only.
H. Again: only Ford, Chevy or Mopar engines are allowed.
I. Mopar = Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge. 370 cubic inch maximum.
J. Ford = Ford and Mercury. 360 cubic inch maximum.
K. Chevy = Pontiac, Buick, Oldsmobile as long as they are Chevrolet engines.
364 cubic inch maximum.
L. No tolerance on cubic inch.
M. Compression may not be over 175 lbs. per cylinder on any cylinder.
Track's discretion on cylinders checked. No tolerance.
CHEVROLET : FORD : MOPAR:
Any flat top or dished pistons allowed, no gas ported pistons.
Decking block okay.
B. OEM blocks only. No Dart or after market blocks. No aluminum. Cylinder
sleeves okay. Polishing lifter galley, okay.
C. OEM, or OEM replacement steel crankshaft and rods only - cannot be
lightened. No cap screws Balancing okay. No aluminum. Chevy = 5.7”
length maximum rods.
D. No splayed main caps.
E. After market rod, main and head bolts or studs allowed. Push rods may be
F. Stock or circle track pans allowed. No dry sumps. No gas ported pistons.
No accu. sumps. Must have 1" Inspection plug
G. Fluid dampener harmonic balancers are allowed. No roller rod, main, or
H. Aluminum water pumps ok. OEM type only. Mechanically belt driven only!
Unaltered, approved OEM cast iron low rise, two- or four-barrel. Only
unaltered aftermarket aluminum intakes allowed are: Weiand GM #7547-1; Ford
#7515, #8023 or #7516; Chrysler #7545; Edelbrock GM #2701; Ford #7121,
#7181, #7183; Chrysler #2915. No porting, polishing, or alterations of
any kind, including cooling lines or plenum alterations to ANY intake.
Disqualification, loss of points, purse and $250 fine if any alterations are
found to heads/intake. No OEM hi-rise, marine or bowtie intakes. Ford
may use OEM aluminum intake, no under air or hi-rise. All intakes must have
unobstructed 0.250-inch vacuum fitting. Belt driven, OEM style water pumps
J. Ford may use aluminum, but no hi-rise or air under intake.
K. Mopar intake is same rule as Chevrolet.
M. After market starter’s okay. Must mount in front of bell housing.
N. Power steering pump and reservoir must be a one-piece unit. Must mount in
front of engine.
O. Steel side engine mounts may be of the 45 degree style or stock style.
P. Engine mid-plate is allowed and may be aluminum.
Q. Any brand of air cleaner allowed.
R. 3.48 stroke maximum for Chevy. Balancing okay.
S. Engine displacement can be checked by pump even on protest.
T. Oil filters must attach at factory specs. No Oberg, etc.
U. Polydyne coating or similar allowed.
GM CRATE ENGINE OPTION: GM PART NUMBER 88958602 or
THESE ENGINES ARE SEALED AT THE INTAKE MANIFOLD, CYLINDER HEAD, FRONT COVER,
AND OIL PAN WITH SPECIAL TWIST OFF BOLT HEADS. CRATE ENGINES MUST NOT BE
ALTERED, MODIFIED OR CHANGE FROM FACTORY SPECS.
THE SEALED ENGINES MUST REMAIN INTACT AND NOT BE TAMPERED WITH; ANY SEALS
THAT HAVE BEEN REMOVED OR TAMPERED WITH WILL MAKE THE ENGINE ILLEGAL AND NOT
ELIGIBLE FOR COMPETITION. THE PENALTY FOR ANYONE TAMPERING WITH SEALS,
MODIFYING ANY INTERNAL ENGINE PARTS, CHANGING THE PARTS FROM STOCK AS
DELIVERED SEALED FROM THE FACTORY WILL BE SUBJECT TO EXPULSION FOR REMAINDER
OF YEAR WITH LOSS OF POINTS AND MONIES.
NO CHANGES ARE ALLOWED TO THE ENGINE - INTAKE MANIFOLD, HEADS, VALVE COVERS,
FRONT COVER, OIL PAN, HARMONIC BALANCER OR ANY OTHER PART / OR PARTS ON / OR
NO VACUUM PUMPS.
ALL CRATE ENGINES MUST REMAIN STOCK AS THEY CAME SEALED FROM THE FACTORY.
CRATE ENGINES MUST NOT BE ALTERED, MODIFIED OR CHANGED FROM FACTORY SPECS.
Non-roller Flat Tappet cam/lifters only. Must be chain
driven, no gear/belt drives.
B. No bronze bushings in the lifter bore or similar pieces. Up to four
bronze bushings will be allowed in lifter bore for repair.
C. Anti-pump up lifters okay. No gear drives.
D. No reverse rotation cams or motors. OEM rotation only!
E. No vacuum cans of any type allowed.
F. Lifter Bores must be stock diameter for engine model
A. No porting, acid dipping, or polishing allowed. Screw-in studs and guide
plates are legal.
B. Stock diameter springs only for heads used.
C. Flat milling allowed. No angle milling.
D. Full roller rocker arms or roller tips are allowed. No stainless steel or
shaft rockers 1.5 or 1.6 ratio only.
E. No aluminum or titanium components allowed. No carbon fiber parts
F. Poly-locks are allowed.
G. No stud girdles. 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 angle valve jobs are legal.
H. No Jesel or other assemblies allowed. No O-ringing block or heads.
I. Any breather/valve cover configuration/composition is allowed.
J. Due to Fords and Mopars having no cc rule, neither will Chevy’s
Only GM OEM approved head numbers are (last 3 digits): 126, 185, 336, 441,
445, 487, 493, 598, 624, 862, 882, 920, 993, 997, with valve no larger than
1.94-inch intake and 1.50-inch exhaust. May use Engine Quest (EQ) Stock
Replacement (SR) cylinder head, part number CH350I, or Dart 10024360 or
World Products 043600 heads must remain as
produced, valve sizes can not be changed. No porting, polishing, or
unapproved alterations to ANY cylinder head. Any cast iron OEM Ford and
Chrysler heads allowed with valves no larger than 2.04-inch intake and
1.70-inch exhaust. Headers must bolt directly to heads with correct numbers.
No vortec, bowtie, SVO, W-2 or aftermarket heads allowed. Flat milling
allowed. Guide plates, screw-in shouldered studs (0.375-inch max) and
polylocks allowed. No stud girdles. Stamped steel, OEM style, stud mounted
(0.375-inch max) rocker arms only. Chrysler may use OEM rocker arm bars. Any
length push rods allowed. OEM diameter springs must match heads. No beehive
valve springs allowed.
A. Any cast iron head. OEM Ford heads only. Headers listed for Ford are the
only headers that can be used. If the headers don’t fit the head you are
using, head is illegal.
B. No Boss or after market heads of any kind.
C. No valves larger than 204 intake or 1.70 exhaust.
MOPAR: HEADS - PLYMOUTH, DODGE, CHRYSLER
A. Any cast iron head. OEM Mopar only. Headers listed for Mopar are the only
headers that can be used. If the header doesn’t fit head you are using, head
B. No after market heads of any kind.
C. No valves larger than 2.04 intake or 1.70 exhaust.
D. Mopar can use the rocker arm bars. OEM only. No roller tips.
A. Back of entire flange must be mounted at a minimum of 70" forward of the
centerline of the rear axle. This will be measured on the passenger side of
B. Minimum engine height is 11" from the ground to the center of the
crankshaft. This will be measured on the front of the crank shaft/pulley.
A. All cars must have ignition switch clearly labeled.
B. Ignition switch must be located within reach when standing outside the
car (easily accessible to emergency personnel.)
C. Stock or stock style ignition only. Ford may use Motorcraft or FoMoCo,
including box. Mopar may use Mopar, including box. HEI legal on Ford or
D. HEI must remain in one unit, no external coils allowed, unless you are
using dual or single point distributor.
E. MSD or any module may be used as long as it fits inside the distributor
with no alteration. Vacuum advance may be removed and the pick-up coil
F. MSD, any brand, or GM electronic boxes are not allowed. No magnetos.
Only one 12 volt battery is allowed. Must be securely mounted. Subject to
tech inspection! Battery may be charged by an alternator.
#16100, #151, #151E, 1-5/8”
tubes with 3” collector for GM
#46100, #461W2, #462, #462W2 for Dodge
#361, #362, #562, #562-4B #563-4B for Ford
Crate engine only - #151EVCM-3, 1105VCM-3, 1185VCM -3, 161VCM-3
1 5/8” X 1 ¾” - 3” COLLECTOR (MAX)
NO TRY – Y HEADERS
No modifications to headers of any type. No turn-outs. #151 Schoenfeld
turndown allowed for the #151 or #151E header. Please check with track for
Only one radiator is allowed. It may be aluminum. Radiator must be mounted
in front of engine. Maximum size: 27” X 19”. Racing radiator cap is allowed.
Electric cooling fans are okay. May not have water outlets to spray on
radiator. Catch Cans Required.
Gasoline only. No oxygenated or other performance enhancers! No alcohol or
No electric fuel pumps. Only stock mount push rod activated Holley and
Carter style allowed. No bypass fuel systems, pressurized, or return lines
allowed. No regulators of any type.
A. Maximum 22 gallon fuel cell.
B. Fuel cell with a roll over valve is required. Must be securely mounted
inside trunk area only, must be between frame rails, and must be totally
enclosed from the driver compartment. A minimum of two (2) fuel cell straps
required to secure fuel cell.
C. Fuel cell protection bar required. Must be a minimum of 1 1/2" X .095".
It must protect the fuel cell from the rear. It must be as low as the fuel
cell, and extend from side to side as wide as the fuel cell. It is
recommended that this bar be attached to the frame, not the bumper. If the
fuel cell protection bar is not present, the car will not be allowed to
A. Any OEM automatic transmission is allowed. Must have a working torque
converter, minimum of 10”. No direct drives, couplers, valved pumps, or
bleeder style valve bodies. Automatics must have at least one forward gear,
and reverse gear must be in working order. Ford may use GM or Ford
automatic. Mopar may use GM or Mopar automatic. Chevrolet must use GM
automatic. Stall converters okay.
B. Standard transmissions must be stock with all gears in working order,
with minimum of 10.5” inch clutch, pressure plate and steel flywheel. No
mini-clutches. May not use aluminum flywheel. Ford clutch is 9” inch
C. All standards must have bell housing made of 1/4” inch thick steel or
cast iron and cover 180 degrees over the sides and tip of the clutch
assembly. Slave cylinders or hydraulic throw out bearing okay.
D. 3, 4, or 5 speed manual transmissions only, OEM only. No Bert or Brinn
type transmissions allowed.
E. No ram couplers.
F. Quick change transmissions or transmission adapters for gear change are
G. Car must be self-starting and have working neutral, reverse, and forward.
H. Transmission fluid coolers are allowed.
I. No aluminum converters. Flywheels and converters can be checked with
magnet. Converters can be checked by moving car forward and backwards to
J. Cars MUST idle in all gears.
Drive shafts must be steel, and must be painted white or silver or
fluorescent orange. Must have steel drive shaft loop (360 degree) connected
to the frame located within 6" of the front drive shaft u-joint. Minimum
size is 2" X 1/8".
A. Rear end housing must be stock 7.5" GM 10 bolt. Bracing optional. Snouts
on end of 7.5" rear end can be modified to accept 9" Ford axle. Stock mounts
on lower trailing arms must remain in stock location on original 7.5" tube
housing. No 3 inch tube from center section out to mounts on trailing arms.
After-market axles, studs, and mini-spools are allowed. No posi-trac,
limited slip style rear ends. Rear end axles must be locked together at all
times. C-clip eliminators are allowed. Cups may be placed on housing for
springs only. Must be centered.
B. Any gear ratio may be used, if no alteration to housing is required.
C. Bolt pattern on the axle/drums may be changed. Pinion angle may not be
altered. No full spools, Gold Track, or aluminum spools of any kind! Stock
width unless using Ford axles. If Ford axles are used, rear-end must not be
narrower than stock nor more than 3" wider.
D. FLYING AXLES -- THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO CORRECT THIS. OPTION 1) C-CLIP
ELIMINATIOR. 2) OR DISC BRAKES. 3) OR OTHER INTERIOR DEVICES. ONE OF THE
ABOVE IS MANDATORY (IF YOU LOSE AN AXLE YOU WILL BE FINED $50. THIS WILL BE
AT TRACK DISCRETION.)
E. No floater rearends of any type. No 9" Ford or 8.5" rearends allowed.
A. Single or dual master cylinder after market brake pedal is allowed, or
dual pedal with adjuster okay within driver's reach.
B. Rear brakes must be drum or disc up to 12" disc brakes. Steel only! Hats
and steel rotors are legal on rear ends ONLY! Hats must be steel. No single
phase rotors allowed.
C. A proportioning valve may be used, but must be installed out of the
drivers reach. No fluid controlled valve of any type within reach of the
D. Minimum of three working brakes is required. If using three brakes, the
fourth brake components need not be present. Spindle must remain unaltered.
E. Cooling holes may not be drilled in any brake components.
F. No aluminum brake components allowed.
A. Quick release steering wheel is mandatory.
B. Quick steer is optional. No chains or sprockets allowed in the steering
system except D&M quick steer.
C. Steering left of drive train only. This means drive shaft!
D. Bump steer cannot be adjusted. Center link, inner tie rods, outer tie
rods, or sleeves can not be altered.
E. Power steering is allowed. Steering pump and reservoir must remain one
F. No rack and pinion steering. Stock OEM steering gear box must be used.
May not be moved.
G. Idler arms must remain in stock location.
A. No traction control of any type!
B. Upper control arm brackets may be moved for caster and camber adjustment.
Cannot move lower A-frames.
C. Must use stock upper and lower control arms and brackets. Upper mounts
may be modified, but must remain stock material.
OEM upper A-frame may be replaced using aftermarket upper A-frame (STEEL
only). Part #'s 91034394R or 91034394L
D. Upper and lower control arm bushings may be after market.
E. Sway bars (may be removed) and brackets must remain stock. Bushings may
be after market.
F. Racing springs are allowed. Steel only. No coil-overs. No jack bolts
G. Adjustable spring buckets are allowed. May drop rear spring buckets as
long as they are in stock location.
H. Spindles and rotors must remain stock for 1978-1987 metric frame w/108"
wheelbase. Ball joints must remain stock appearing (may be welded in). No
grinding or lightened parts. Bolt on spindle savers are legal.
I. No welding on spindles. Reaming spindles for ball joints okay.
J. No drilling cooling holes in rotor. 5/8" studs are allowed in any bolt
K. All four rear trailing arms must retain stock arms for metric frame used.
Must remain stock in length. Must not compress or lengthen. Arms may be
boxed or strengthened. After market bushings may be used. No spherical or
ball bearing or Timken bearings anywhere on cars
L. No suspension parts may be altered or lightened.
M. No aluminum parts allowed, other than bushings.
N. Each trailing arm must have bushings installed and in good working order.
O. Lower A-frame mounts may be notched for clearance.
A. Shocks must be steel. Must use stock type shock ends. May weld or screw
stock ends on shocks.
B. The stock shock frame mounts must be used in the original stock location.
C. One shock per wheel. May use spacers when mounting shocks.
D. Air shocks not allowed.
A. Frame cannot be cut, bent, or altered to change suspension brackets,
except upper control arm brackets on front end.
B. Front frame horns can be cut off in front of the steering box and idler
C. Rear frame rails may be cut off behind upper shock mounts.
D. Replacement may be made with round, square, or rectangular tubing.
E. Front frame may be cut for radiator clearance.
F. Frame may be cut for seat clearance.
G. You cannot cut holes in frame to lighten it. Rust may be removed in front
of lower rear trailing arms and cleaned up on body mount holes.
H. Frame cannot be widened, narrowed, shortened, or lengthened.
I. Cross member mounts on frame for transmission may be removed, but cannot
be farther forward than welds on frame.
J. If weights are used for ballast, weights most be painted white and number
of car must be on weight. No mercury ballast or any similar type of ballast
may be used. All weight must be securely fastened. Loss of weight will be
cause for disqualification.
A. Main roll cage must consist of continuous hoops not less than 1-1/2" X
.095". All welds must be complete. No brazing or soldering. No part of main
cage may extend forward past rear motor plate. The main roll bar must not
attach to the frame rearward of front edge of the rear tire.
B. Main roll bar and halo must be a minimum of 1" above the drivers’ helmet.
C. A minimum of three (3) driver's door bars, and two (2) passenger side
door bars is required.
D. Four (4) bars, two per side, may extend from the main roll cage to the
points on the main frame in front of the upper control arms. These bars may
have two additional braces per side to the main frame.
E. Six (6) bars may extend from the main cage to the rear, X-bracing is
F. Door plates will be mandatory in 2004. At least 4" X 12".
G. Cages must be steel or chrome-moly.
One single nerf bar between the front and rear wheels, on each side of the
car is allowed. Maximum size = 1-1/2" X .095". They are to be attached to
the cage at the front and rear sections of the nerf bar. No center supports
are allowed on the nerf bar. Nerf bars may not be outside of tires. All
bumpers and nerf bars must be capped.
Minimum of three (3) windshield bars 5/16" in diameter is required. Must be
mounted in front of driver.
The tire may be a DOT radial or bias tire with a manufacturer’s warranty. No
mud or snow tires allowed. Hoosier "500" is optional tire. Baton Rouge
Raceway can deem any tire legal or illegal at their discretion. Grooving and Siping is allowed. "50" series is largest DOT allowed.
No chemical treatment or softening of tires is permitted.
A. Only steel 15" X 8" or steel 14" X 8" wheels are allowed. RR beadlock is
B. No wheel spacers allowed with stock studs. Any offset wheel allowed. 5/8"
studs are allowed. Wheel spacers may be aluminum.
C. One-inch diameter lug nuts are required.
D. Wheel adapters will be treated as spacers and may be aluminum. 1-1/2"
inch maximum on spacers.
Oil and transmission fluid coolers are not allowed in driver’s compartment.
A. No upholstery allowed, other than driver’s seat cover.
B. No plastic in driver’s compartment.
A. All body measurements simplified:
a) 23" maximum
b) 40" maximum
c) 67" minimum
d) 31" minimum/48" maximum
e) 98" minimum/121" maximum
f) 41" maximum
g) 58" maximum
h) 28" maximum
i) 55" minimum/67" maximum
j) 77" maximum
k) 31" maximum
l.) 35" maximum
m) 9" minimum/15" maximum
n) 32"x32" minimum/53"x53" maximum
o.) Hood scoops optional
p.) Do NOT add or subtract 3" from any of the above measurements (as was
previously stated). That math has already been done for you, and the +/- 3"
is now included in the above measurements.
B. Roof rear sail panels are allowed one 90 degree bend along the top edge
of the sail panel, but must be less than 1” wide. Gremlin style roofs okay.
C. No more than 6" of total rake allowed on the body deck. A maximum of 3"
of rake (of the 6" total) is allowed in the door section and a maximum of 3"
of rake is allowed in the quarter panel section. If you keep the door
section level, then you are only allowed 3" of rake in the quarter panel
D. Minimum ride height is 5" from ground to side frame rails.
E. Plastic body panels and plastic filler panels are not allowed.
F. No convertibles, unless special race.
G. Cars must have full deck interior from one side of the body to the other.
Decks must be aluminum or sheet metal.
Quarter panels must be 90 degrees to the ground, with a maximum of a 45
degree bend 4" from the bottom of the doors and quarters and 2" on top.
Must be metal or aluminum with minimum sized holes for throttle, etc.
Firewall must be sealed from engine compartment.
Must be metal or aluminum. Must cover entire driver’s cockpit to front edge
A. Two (2) bar front bumper is mandatory. Maximum size is = 1-1/2" X .095".
B. One single bar rear bumper is required. Maximum size is = 1-3/4". The
required fuel cell protection bar (maximum size = 1-1/2" X .095") may be
attached to the rear bumper.
A. Must cover completely the top of engine and radiator.
B. Must extend from the nose piece to the deck.
C. Hood may be made of metal, aluminum, or fiberglass.
D. Hood must provide a seal to the top of the engine compartment.
E. Cannot cover side of engine more than 5".
F. Hood scoops okay.
Rear spoiler is allowed, with a maximum use of material of 15", measured
along the spoiler, from the deck to the top, not straight up and down. A
maximum of four braces are allowed, one on each side, measuring a maximum of
the angled height of the spoiler x 24" long. Only one spoiler is allowed.
Aluminum or Lexan okay. Spoiler may not go beyond back bumper.
DRIVER RESTRAINT SYSTEM
Aluminum racing seats with right side rib protection is required. A seat
that provides both left and right side rib protection is recommended. Seat
must be securely mounted. The racing seat must be bolted to a reinforced
cross member and bracket(s). This cross member must be welded to the roll
cage, not just the floorboard. The back of the seat must be supported and
bolted to a flange that is connected to the cage.
Racing type 5 point seatbelts are mandatory. Must be approved 3" wide
shoulder straps, lap belts and a minimum of one 2" sub strap. All belt
systems must be securely attached to the roll cage, or seat cross member and
not to the floorboard. Seat belts must be in good condition.
Window nets are mandatory. It may be mesh or web style. Sprint car cage net
is allowed. A quick release window net system must be used.
Must be an approved racing helmet in good condition. At track discretion.
Driver suit (fire suit) mandatory, may be one (1) or two (2) piece, must be
complete and be of fire resistant material and in good safe condition. Fire
resistant driving gloves recommended. Shoes optional.
It is at the discretion of B.R. Raceway to change any rules pertaining to safety at
any time. Any interpretation of the rules is at the
discretion of the track officials per B.R. Raceway officials. Any infractions may
result in loss of points, money, and awards for the night.
A. A $500 & SWAP engine claimer is in effect. This claim includes intake
(not adapter/spacer or fittings) to the oil pan, from the back of the block
(not flywheel, converter, clutch, pressure plate or distributor) to the
water pump (not pulleys, belts, power steering unit, fan or fuel pump), from
head to head (not valve covers, carburetor, air cleaner, headers, starter,
oil pan, spark plug wires, or spark plugs).
B. The official claiming area is the flag stand, or wherever track
C. Claim must be made immediately after the "A" main race finishes (5
minutes) (checkered flag).
D. Engine must be completely removed within one (1) hour from time claim is
made and driver agrees to sell.
E. Only the driver may make the claim. Driver must have money, UMP claim
form, and current UMP registration card in hand (cash only).
F. The claiming driver must be on the same lap as the driver being claimed.
G. Only the top two cars may be claimed.
H. Who can claim:
On opening night of the race season, all drivers are eligible to claim as
long as they ran 50% of the races at said track the previous year and all
can be claimed.
On the second night of racing, only drivers that raced the previous night of
racing are eligible to claim.
On the third night of racing, only drivers that raced the previous two
nights are eligible to claim.
During the remainder of the season, the driver making the claim must have
raced at this race track the previous three (3) nights of racing.
I. Drivers may only claim two (2) engines per race season, or one more than
he has been claimed.
J. A driver can claim another driver’s engine only once during the year.
K. In the case of multiple claims on the same engine, draw will be held with
claiming drivers to determine who gets claim.
L. Refusal to sell forfeits all cash, trophies, and points for the season.
If claim is refused, claim is not held against driver.
Driver refusing to sell his or her engine the first time is fined $500.00.
Driver refusing to sell their engine the second time is fined $750.00, and
suspended for one week.
Driver refusing to sell his or her engine the third time is fined $1000.00
and suspended for three (3) weeks.
Driver refusing to sell for the fourth time will be suspended for the
remainder of the season, and will not be allowed back until a $2000.00 fine
Any sabotage discovered in removal of a claimed engine will result in
termination for 12 months. Drivers are held accountable
for actions of crews while engine removal is taking place. The claim will be
disallowed and money returned to the claimer. Any visual inspection of
engine being claimed or swapped deemed illegal will be treated as sabotage.
INFRACTION OF ANY RULES STATED IN THIS BOOK WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF POINTS,
MONEY, AND AWARDS FOR THE NIGHT. DON’T COME BACK UNTIL YOUR CAR IS LEGAL.
And remember . . .
IF IT DOESN'T SAY YOU CAN, DON'T DO IT!!!
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