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Baton Rouge Raceway 2014 Pure Stock Rules

Disclaimer:
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 SPECIFICATIONS. 
Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials.  Their decision is final.

The Management of: Baton Rouge Raceway

2013 PURE STOCK RULES For Baton Rouge  

GENERAL.  All components must be as they came from the factory.  No criss-crossing of parts.  Example:  No moving parts from a Caprice to Monte Carlo, Ford to Chevy, etc.

SUSPENSION:
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 lower control arms and brackets.  Upper mounts may be modified, but must remain stock material.Tubular control Arms upper part # 91034394 or #91034394L are legal
D.  Upper and lower control arm bushings may be after market. - No Heims or Spherical Bushings
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 allowed.
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. 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 pattern.
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.
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.
P. No after market suspension parts. O.E. for year and make of vehicle

SHOCKS:
A. Shocks must be steel. Must use stock type shock ends.
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.

CHASSIS

FRAME:
A. Frame cannot be cut, bent, or altered to change suspension brackets, except upper control arm brackets on front end.
B. 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.
C. Frame cannot be widened, narrowed, shortened, or lengthened.
D. 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.

BODY.  Must be complete except for removal of glass, upholstery, and door panel from driver's door.  Must have original factory front/rear firewalls, floorboards, and trunk floor.  No cutting of fender wells on rear except for tire clearance ONLY.  Front fender wells may be removed.  Aftermarket nose pieces and bodies ok as long as it is stock appearing in every aspect and dimension.

STEERING. Stock, in stock location. You may run quick disconnect steering wheel but must retain stock steering column. Power steering is allowed.  Steering pump and reservoir must remain one unit.   No rack and pinion steering.  Stock OEM steering gear box must be used - May not be moved.  Idler arms must remain in stock location. Stock components unaltered for year and make of vehicle.
 

WEIGHT. 

Minimum weight (with driver) of 3500 pounds, after race.  Running the open pure stock engine

Minimum weight (with driver) of 3200 pounds, after race.  Running the Sims pure stock engines.

Minimum weight (with driver) of 3200 pounds, after race.  Running the Limited Mod / Pure stock engines

Minimum weight (with driver) of 3000 pounds, after race.  Running the 602 Crate engines.
 

OPEN ENGINE.  Stock for year, make and model being run. Must remain in stock location.  Max Cubic inches is 362.  Maximum bore .060. Flat Top Pistons (Baton Rouge Raceway reserves the right to allow some variation with proper communication to the entire class).  NO STROKED OR DE-STROKED ENGINES.  NO ROLLER CAMS, FACTORY-STOCK STEEL INTAKE ONLY. Hydraulic lift cams only. No aluminum intakes or aftermarket intakes.  FACTORY-STOCK, STEEL HEAD ONLY.  No aluminum heads permitted.  No Dart heads.  No angle plug heads.  High rise valve covers allowed.  Poly locks o.k.  No other modifications or additions permitted.  After market breathers o.k., 4” maximum height. No electric fuel pumps.   Aluminum radiator o.k.  No additional modifications allowed. 

VACUUM.   *****  The below vacuum rule is in effect for the Open engine rules.

 Cars must pull 20 inches of vacuum gauge at 900 RPM with a four (4) barrel; and 18 inches with a two (2) barrel.
 

   
SIMS ENGINE:     
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. OEM only.
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 allowed.
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. 368 cubic inch maximum.
L. No tolerance on cubic inch.
M. Compression may not be over 175 lbs. per cylinder on any cylinder at 5 revolutions. Track's discretion on cylinders checked.
No tolerance.
N. Number one spark plug even with or forward of upper ball joint

CHEVROLET : FORD : MOPAR:
A. Flat top cast pistons only. Decking block okay.
B. OEM blocks only. No Dart or after market blocks. No aluminum. Cylinder sleeves okay. Polishing lifter galley, okay.
C. Stock OEM rods. Balancing okay. No aluminum. Chevy = 5.7” length maximum  rods.
D. OEM cranks or stock type replacements (no light weight racing cranks) only. Steel or cast. Balancing okay. No splayed main caps. No after market cranks.
E. After market rod, main and head bolts or studs allowed. Push rods may be any length.
F. Stock or circle track pans allowed. No dry sumps. No gas ported pistons. No accu. sumps.
G. Fluid dampener harmonic balancers are allowed. No roller rod, main, or cam bearings.
H.  Mechanically belt driven water pumps only!
I. Stock OEM cast iron intake. No Marines or Bowties. No aftermarket or Air Gap Intakes.
J. Ford may use aluminum, but no hi-rise or air under intake.
K. Mopar intake is same rule as Chevrolet.
L. No Brezinski, porting, polishing, acid dipping, or anything similar allowed. No hi-rise.
M. After market starters okay. Must mount in front of bellhousing.
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.

CAMS:     ( Sims ENGINE RULES ONLY)
A. Hydraulic lift cams only. Maximum lift = 450”. This may be measured at the valve or 12” of vacuum at 1200 rpms. Timing or carburetor may not be altered at time of tech, if vacuum used. It is the tracks discretion as to which way they want to check cam, even on the protest.  Must have vacuum fitting in intakes. If track opts to use vacuum for tech, tech by vacuum will be final.
B. No hydraulic roller cam or lifters. 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.

HEADS:
A. No porting, acid dipping, or polishing allowed. Screw-in studs and guide plates are legal.
B. Stock diameter springs only for heads used. Stock type rocker arms. Any ratio. Ford rocker arms on Chevrolet okay.
C. Flat milling allowed. No angle milling.
D. Full roller rocker arms or roller tips are allowed. No stainless steel or shaft rockers.
E. No aluminum or titanium components allowed. No carbon fiber parts anywhere.
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

CHEVROLET: HEADS-GM
A. Only these casting numbers can be used:  997, 445, 882, 624, 441, 487, 993, 185. These are the last three digits and they are the only ones legal.
B. No valves larger than 1.94 intake or 1.50 exhaust. May remove smog clips inside exhaust ports.
C. No X-heads. Engine Quest CH350I, Dart 1002 4360 or World Products 043600 Stock Replacement heads are Legal.

FORD: HEADS
A. Any cast iron head. OEM Ford heads only.
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.
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.

OPTIONAL -  GM Crate Engine 602   ENGINE RULE FOR  2009

GM PART NUMBER 88958602  

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 IN ENGINE.

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 

LIMITED ENGINE

ENGINE:
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. OEM only.
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 allowed.
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:
A
. 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. 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 any length.
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 cam bearings.
H. Aluminum water pumps ok. OEM type only. Mechanically belt driven only! 
I. INTAKE: 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 only.
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.

CAMS:
A. CAMSHAFT: 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

HEADS:
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. 1.5 or 1.6 ratio only.
E. No aluminum or titanium components allowed. No carbon fiber parts anywhere.
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

CHEVROLET: HEADS-GM
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 head 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. 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.

FORD: HEADS
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 is illegal.
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.

IGNITION:
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 Mopar.
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 locked.
F. MSD, any brand, or GM electronic boxes are not allowed. No magnetos.

FUEL:
Gasoline only. No oxygenated or other performance enhancers! No alcohol or nitrous.

FUEL PUMP:
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.

CARBURETOR:  You may only run one carburetor on intake.
A. Chevrolet:  Quadrajet, Chevy two barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two barrels.
B. Ford:  Motorcraft two or four barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two barrels.
C. Mopar:  Carter or AFB two or four barrel, Holley #4412, or #0-80583-1 two barrels
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 Crate engine may use 650 CFM Holley U BB1

REARENDS: 
A. Rear end housing must be stock 7.5" GM 10 bolt. Bracing optional.   Stock mounts on lower and upper 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.
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!
D. FLYING AXLES -- THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO CORRECT THIS: C-CLIP ELIMINATIOR 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. 7.5" only!
F. Rear End housings cannot be modified in anyway.


SAFETY.  Minimum 2" safety belts and shoulder harness fastened to roll cage only;  (five point safety harness highly recommended.)  One operable fire extinguisher, easily removed and within driver's reach.  Full fire suit, including gloves are mandatory.

ROLL CAGE.  Full roll cage with minimum 1 1/2" x .095 tubing.  Three (3) door bars on the driver's side and two (2) door bars on the passenger side.  Bars may run to the front and rear as you wish, so long as no bars extend outside of body components.  Driver's seat should be mounted to the roll cage, with racing type belts attached to the roll cage.  No floor pan mounted seats or seat belts permitted.  Three (3) 3/8 bars in front of driver with expanded metal over the bars, for driver's protection.

WINDSHIELD BARS:  Minimum of three (3) windshield bars 5/16" in diameter is required. Must be mounted in front of driver.

BRAKES.  Stock and in good working order.  Three wheels must have brakes.  No isolators or cut off on any of the four.  Only stock proportioning valves are permitted. Rear Disc Brakes allowed with steel components and single piston calipers. No adjustable Proportioning valve. Aftermarket pedal assembly with single Master Cyl. is permitted. Must be mounted in stock location.

WHEELS.  8" MAXIMUM WIDTH.  No bead locks, bleed offs, or reversed wheels.

TIRES.  Maximum 10" section width (not tread width, the section width is the fat part of the sidewall).  Will be gauge checked.   (UMP  A40 or  DOT Tires - Not Racing DOT’s) or Hoosier 500's

EXHAUST.  Stock for year, make and model being run in stock configuration or Inside the frame rail headers 1 5/8" X 3" only

BUMPERS.  Stock front and rear for year, make and model being run.  No re-inforcement.  No kick rails allowed.  It is recommended that bumper ends be made smooth and trim to minimize hanging up with bumpers of other cars, but must remain to at least full width of car.  Bumper covers may be removed.

 TRANSMISSION  & CLUTCH
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 minimum.
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 not allowed.
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 check stall.
 
J.   Cars MUST idle in all gears.

FUEL TANK.  Must be securely mounted in trunk.  Ten (10) gallon maximum tank, sixteen (16) gallon maximum fuel cell.  Fuel cells recommended.

FUEL.  Pump gas or Racing fuel only.  No performance improving additives permitted.  No Alcohol allowed.  ABSOLUTELY NO NITROUS OXIDE ADDITIVES.  The latter will result in suspension and loss of all points, money, and awards for the program and possibly the season.

BATTERY.  In leak resistant box‑with top.  Strapped down.  Location is optional. 

IGINITION   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 Mopar.  HEI must remain in one unit, no external coils allowed, unless you are using dual or single point distributor.  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 locked. MSD, any brand, or GM electronic boxes are not allowed. No magnetos.

SEAT.  One bucket type seat securely mounted in the left front quarter of driver area, securely bolted to roll cage.  Racing seats recommended.

DRIVERS.  No driver that has raced competitively in any other class may run in this class.  Baton Rouge Raceway reserves the right to allow drivers to move back after evaluating whether or not he/she has been competitive.  This ruling will be based on BRR driver records, observations, and information from other race facilities if available.

STARTING - All cars must have good working starter  and be capable of starting its engine.  Cars must be able to move from the pits to staging and racing surface under own power. 

 

PURE STOCK ENGINE CLAIMER RULE

1.         First and second place cars in feature will be subject to claim rule by drivers finishing in the top six still running competitively  at the end of the feature race with the car being claimed.  This applies to A, B, and/or C feature events for any race program.  Baton Rouge Raceway also reserves the right to claim any 1st or 2nd  place engine under this rule.

2.         Drivers are allowed only one claim per event regardless of the outcome of the claim.  Drivers may only claim an engine that finished ahead of them in the feature race.  In the event of a multiple claim on the same engine, engine will go to the claimant finishing furtherest back in the feature race.

3.         Engine claim price will be $500 with exchange.   The engine being claimed and exchanged  will include long block, harmonic balancer, and cylinder heads.  Claim does not include flywheel, clutch, pressure plate, throwout bearing, bellhousing, carburetor, intake mainfold, starter, motor mounts, sending units and switches for oil pressure and water temperature, exhaust manifold, fan, pulleys, torque converter, clutch arm, water pump, fuel pump, or distributor with wires.  $450.00 will go to the owner of the engine claimed and $50.00 will go to the low truck pulling the engine.

4.         Failure to honor an engine claim will result in a two (2) race suspension for both car and driver, plus the loss of points and money earned for that race.  Neither the car nor driver will be allowed to compete in Pure Stock or any class during the tow race suspension.  The driver also waives his right to claim anyones else's engine for the remainder of the season.  Second refusal to honor a claim will result in loss of money earned for that race, loss of all points for that season, and an indefinite suspension.

5.         Only drivers may claim and claim must be made in cash or certified funds.  No             driver may claim more than two (2) engines in a season.  No one driver may claim any other driver more that once per season.  Driver making the claim must drive his car immediately after the finish to the tech area in the infield (or place designated as  such.)  AND MUST REMAIN THERE WITHOUT STARTING ENGINE UNTIL CLAIM IS SETTLED.  All claims must be made in writing with accompanying funds within five (5) minutes after completion of the feature race to track official.  NOTE:  Engine being claimed, if found illegal, will be disqualified with the loss of money, points, and any awards earned for the program, and with the claim still standing.  Once removal procedure begins, claim cannot be withdrawn without approval.

6.         Soliciting for contributions for an engine claim will not be permitted.  Soliciting support, taking of funds, or offering of funds are not allowed.  Anyone guilty of soliciting may be suspended for the remainder of the season, rusulting in loss of all moneys, points, awards and guarantees for the program or the entire year.


 

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