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Factory Stock Rules 2019
IF IT DOESN'T SAY YOU CAN.....YOU CAN'T!!
DRIVER STAYS IN CAR UNLESS ON FIRE! SAFETY REGULATIONS:
Roll cages are required. No screw Joint Fittings allowed. The minimum requirement for all roll cages on all cars shall be an "A" shaped affair, constructed of at least 1 1/2" OD pipe with bars running from the upper right corner to the lower left corner, and just the opposite on the other side, forming an "X" as viewed from front to rear. There must also be a cross bar on top of "A" and 4 bars down the side and 4 bars around the top to complete a caged affair around the driver. All roll bar pipes must be at least .095 in thickness. Must have 4 kidney bars on the driver side and 2 bars on the passenger side. MUST HAVE 4 BARS ON DRIVERS' SIDE. The driver and passenger door inner liner only may be altered as necessary to install bars in the door area. No further gutting allowed. Gussets required. Bars may be added to protect radiator and gas tank areas. Minimum of 3 1⁄4" bars in front of the driver required. 1/8" doorplate is mandatory.
Fuel Cells,mounted inside cans,are Mandator .fuel cell must be in stock location, and can't be mounted above the rear end housing. 32 Gallon maximum. Fuel cells must be securely installed with 2" wide by 1/8" steel straps. Pump or racing gas only. No electric fuel pumps. NO nitrous oxide or other enhancing chemicals allowed. FUEL CELLS MUST HAVE ROLLOVER CHECK VALVE.
ALL ITEMS/PARTS NOT ADDRESSED IN THE FOLLOWING RULES & REGULATIONS ARE TO BE OEM UNALTERED PARTS - EXACTLY AS PRODUCED BY THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER.
FRAME & BODY:
Any year model American made car. No front Wheel Drives
Wheel base must be oem to that car
Wheelbase must be oem stock with 1"tolerance.no sub compact cars.Rack and pinion cars must have factory stock parts only. If chassis is altered or steering parts are not stock or stock replacement and in stock location ~ it's not legal. All unibody cars must be tied together. Must have a complete stock floor pan and firewall. Crossmember may be notched for fuel pump. Rear of frame behind upper shock mounts may be replaced with round, square or rectangular tubing. Cannot narrow right rear frame for tire clearance.
Hoods & trunk lids must be pinned down. Front & rear inner fender wells may be removed. Trunk floor pan can not be cut no further forward than pinion of rear end. Must have stock type floor pan. (rocker panel to rocker panel-third member pinion to front firewall. )Must have a stock firewall. Holes in firewall must be covered. Plastic or aluminum or metal nosepiece and tailpiece allowed, must have flat back deck if wedge body ( no wing bodies). late model bodies allowed must have flat back deck ( no wing bodies).Wedge bodies allowed deck must be flat ( no wing bodies) . Ground effects OK. All glass must be removed. A maximum 7 inch metal sun visor allowed across top of windshield opening. All doors must be securely fastened. Fenders and quarter panels may be trimmed for tire clearance. Deck height not to exceed 40 inches. Spoiler must not exceed 6 inches in height & only 2 end braces & 1 center brace are allowed not to exceed 12 inches in length.
Bumpers may be square or round tubing, Minimum size 1&1/2" round tubing on rear bumper. Bumper must not protrude past the car's body. Must have tow loops front and rear. Bumper mounts must be steel. Front and Rear tubular bumpers allowed, must be covered by plastic nose and bent to fit with rounded ends. NO sharp edges on bumper or bolts.
All Weights must be painted white with the car number on mounted securely.
fastened with 2 1⁄2" bolts to eliminate injury and hazardous conditions. Failure to have the car's number on a weight or failure to have it securely fastened are grounds for disqualifications or position penalty at the discretion of the Tech official.
Enclosed interiors must have inspection panel. All glass, chrome and trim must be removed, including headlights and taillights. No rear view mirrors allowed. Factory gauges may be removed. May replace factory dash with aluminum. All flammable material must be removed. Wiring harness may be removed and replaced. Three 1/2" bars in front of the driver's window are recommended . 1/8" thick doorplate is mandatory, door plate must go from the back of the cage to 5" in front of the seat. Bars may be added to protect gas tank and radiator areas.
Car Number must be clearly marked - 24" height & 3" stripe width min. Please no duct tape letters or numbers. Must be different color than that of racecar. If the scorers can't read it, you will not be scored.
Racing seat is MANDATORY. NO part of the driver seat may be no further back than 25 inches forward of the center line of the rear end housing. A 4 point harness is mandatory. Helmet must have a Snell Rating. A neck brace or a head/neck restraint (Hans or hybrid), fire suit and fire-resistant gloves & shoes are recommended. Must have a fire extinguisher mounted within the reach of the driver. THAT IS MANDATORY, NO COURTESY NIGHTS.
FULL CONTAINMENT SEATS W/HEAD/NECK RESTRAINTS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED**
Quick release steering wheel and 3/4" round steering shaft Highly recommended. Quick Steer Allowed. NO stock columns.
Aftermarket clutch and brake pedals allowed
Weight - 3200 lbs. after race with driver. Top 5 cars weigh after heat and A feature races (plus any other car we choose.) "B" feature transfer cars must weigh also.
ENGINE & DRIVE TRAIN:
MUST HAVE 180 DEGREE EXPLOSION PROOF STEEL BELL HOUSING. (Inspection hole required if 360 degree)
ENGINE: Must be stock production. NO aftermarket blocks allowed. 90 or newer blocks are allowed. NO 400 blocks. GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Dodge to Dodge. NO bowtie or aluminum blocks. Stock GM 3.48 stroke, 2.10 rod journal size on gm crankshafts. OEM replacement crank (stock 3.48 stroke and weight, 49lb. Min, OEM replacement only) allowed. Crankshafts may be turned .010,.020 or .030. STOCK or STOCK replacement; thru- bolt OR cap screw - 5.7 (length) I BEAM rods only, PMF rods allowed. NO H beam rods. No polished rods. Must have a 1" plug in the oil pan on the driver's side behind the motor mount for tech inspection. Casting numbers must be readable by tech official. Maximum cubic inch displacement to include clearance and wear is 360 for GM, 363 for Ford and 370 for Mopar. FLAT TOP or DISHED PISTONS ONLY.
17-A- a 5.3 LS completely Stock oem call for full details what you need to be legal and what parts you will need to be able to race one at css or Dps 479-970-0160
Engine setback: #1 plug allowed to be even or forward of upper ball joint.
19.INTAKE: Unaltered OEM cast iron or aluminum intake (Marine included) or unaltered aftermarket dual plane aluminum intake manufactured by: Weiand, Edelbrock, Holley or Professional Products AND approved by track officials. NO porting or gasket matching of the intake or heads. NO acid dipping. Intake can NOT be worked/reworked under carburetor area. NO AIR GAP, Brzezinski, Torque Link or cross ram types. Plenum divider must be even/flush across the top. Intakes are subject to Tech Officials decision.
EXHAUST: Manifolds or Headers allowed. No Tri-Y.
CARBURETOR: CAN BE NO LARGER THAN A HOLLEY #4412 500 CFM 2 BARREL AND MUST PASS INSPECTION FROM TOP SIDE WITH GAUGE. BOTTOM THROTTLE PLATE HOLE 1 11/16" / TOP 1 3/8" MAY RUN ROCHESTER or BARRY GRANT DEMON 2 BARREL (SUBJECT TO PASS INSPECTION). NO AEROSOL CARBS. ONE 1" carb spacer allowed. Cannot exceed 1 1⁄2" total height, including gaskets.
STEEL ONLY DRIVESHAFTS
IGNITION: OE Factory distributors ONLY. (GM = HEI), No MSD distributors, No remote coils on GM distributors. Battery may be relocated and must be securely mounted in a battery box/trey w/hold down. Battery must be in marine type case if mounted in driver compartment. Recall tach's allowed. No onboard electronic devices capable of storing information of any kind allowed. No electronic amplifying devices allowed.
CAMS: Hydraulic camshafts & lifters only - Max. 480 lift at the VALVE. Stamped steel style rocker arms only. (GM 1.5 ratio) NO roller rockers, NO roller tip rockers. NO flat tappet cams, NO mushroom cams. NO roller hydraulic cams. NO hydraulic roller lifters. If you have a doubt check with tech - before competing. Zero valve lash is required.
HEADS: STOCK cast OEM production, or unaltered summit racing part number SUM-152123 or Enginequest (EQ) GM 76cc heads (SR) heads ONLY. Vortec OK. Maximum Valve size allowed is INT 2.02 & EXT.1.60. NO titanium valves allowed. Maximum 1.25"diameter valve springs ONLY (+ .015 tolerance). Guide plates allowed. Screw in studs allowed. Poly locks allowed. NO stud girdles. NO beehive valve springs allowed. NO aluminum heads. NO GM angle plug heads. NO BOW-TIE performance heads. NO angle milling the block or heads, NO Brzezinski products. NO porting, NO polishing, NO acid dipping, or anything similar is NOT allowed. Ford and Mopar are allowed GT40 and W-2 heads. Casting number must be readable by tech official.
TRANSMISSION: Factory stock automatics or standard transmissions must have ALL working gears. A 10 1⁄2" minimum steel/organic single OEM style disc-type clutch with a steel pressure plate and an unaltered STEEL flywheel are allowed 16 lbs. minimum flywheel weight. Aftermarket clutch pedal allowed. Stock type, 10" or larger, converter allowed. WORKING factory type torque converters required on all automatics and must contain no less than 3 quarts of fluid. Drivers must be able to put the car in gear from park / neutral and move forward and reverse at any time requested. Must have driveshaft loop 6 inches back from u- joint. Shaft & loop must be painted white. NO DUMMY converters. NO lighten transmissions. NO direct drive transmissions.
TIRES, WHEELS, BRAKES & SUSPENSION:
TIRES & WHEELS: Asphalt pull off tires or IMCA G-60 tires only. NO recaps or dirt late model tires. Steel racing wheels only. Maximum width is 10". 5/8" wheel studs and 1" lug nuts MANDATORY. Bead-lock allowed on Right Rear ONLY. NO plastic or aluminum wheels. NO bleeder valves. Tires must durometer at 50, at any time.
SPRINGS: Racing springs allowed on front and rear. Adjustable/Cheater weight jacks allowed on the front only. Rear springs must use stock upper spring pads in stock location. NO weight jacks or adjustable/cheaters on the rear. NO spring sliders.
SHOCKS: Unaltered non-adjustable, 1-piece steel racing shocks OEM-mounted style allowed. Shocks must mount in stock location on front & rear. Only 1 shock per wheel. The GM rear OEM shock location is 4 1/2" from the bottom of the housing to the center of bolt hole and must be centered on the control arm bracket. NO external or internal bumpers /stops allowed. NO Bulb-type, threaded body, coil-over, air, or any remote reservoir shocks. NO Gas port, Schrader valve or bladder type valves. NO coil- over eliminators. NO heim mounts. NO aluminum shocks. NO spring assisted shocks unless it came factory on that vehicle.
FRONT SUSPENSION: All components and mounts must be steel, unaltered OEM or STOCK OEM REPLACEMENT, in STOCK OEM location and match frame. OEM rubber or polyurethane A-frame bushings. STOCK OEM or OEM replacement ball joints allowed. No chains or cables. The upper A-frame mount must remain STOCK OEM location and cannot be moved. Suspension stops of any kind are NOT allowed. OEM or non-adjustable tubular A frames allowed (aluminum or steel cross shafts). Any OEM replacement part that DOES NOT measure exactly the same as an original manufactured product (OE control arm / trailing arm) AT ANY POINT on it, is NOT allowed. All control arms must mount on/in stock unaltered positions. NO Heim / johnny joints. MOOG OEM style problem solver offset upper control arm shafts are allowed. 8 inch or 8 1⁄2 inch aftermarket upper control arms lengths only.
29.A- strut cars legal but must conform to all rules ( if Car came with coil over shocks then adjusters must be welded up firm ) if car came with torque arm it must mount front and rear exactly as it came from the factory in oem mounts and rubbers no aftermarket anything
REAR SUSPENSIONS: All components and mounts must be steel, unaltered, OEM and/or an unaltered OEM exact specification replacement part in OEM location and match frame. OEM rubber control arm bushings or polyurethane bushings allowed. The center of the rear lower control arm bolt hole must be 2.25 to 2.5 inches from bottom of housing (that is the tolerance). NO independent rear suspensions. NO sway bars, panhard bars, J-bars, spring spacers or rubbers, chains or cables. NO gold tracs or any form of traction devices allowed. Cars will be checked in tech. NOTE: Trailing arms must match frame, Metric on Metric, etc.... ONLY unaltered OEM or STOCK OEM replacement trailing arms allowed. Any OEM replacement part that DOES NOT measure exactly the same as an original manufactured product AT ANY POINT on it, is NOT allowed. Trailing arms must mount on/in stock unaltered positions. NO Heim / johnny joints
BRAKES: 3 or 4-wheel brakes allowed. Aftermarket brake pedals allowed. 4 to 3- wheel brake shutoff valve is allowed, location is optional. NO front to rear shutoff allowed. No brake bias adjustment allowed in the cockpit. Brake bias gauge must be removed. Brake lines must be visible. NO traction control.
REAR END: 9" Ford rear end allowed, but must be mounted as an OEM rear end (centered) for that make and model. Grand National rear ends allowed. NO gun drilled axles. Torque dividing mini spools or differentials are NOT allowed. No Gold Tracks allowed. GM rear ends MUST have axle retention. All rear ends must be locked. PROTESTING: THE TRACK reserves the right to protest any car/driver at any time.
THE DRIVER PROTESTING MUST HAVE PARTICIPATED IN THREE PREVIOUS CONSECUTIVE RACES AT THE TRACK, MUST HAVE FINISHED IN THE TOP FIVE AND CAN ONLY PROTEST A FINISHING POSITION AHEAD OF HIS/HER OWN. & must hand money to the Flagman as soon as the Feature is over (cannot leave the Track must go directly to Flagman and hand money to him) THE DRIVER GETTING PROTESTED WILL HAVE 10 MINUTES - TO PROTEST DRIVER PROTESTING HIM/HER, - IF HE/SHE WISHES TO DO SO, DRIVER MUST GIVE THE - CASH - TO THE FLAGMAN OR TECH MAN WITHIN 10 MINUTES AFTER THE END OF THE RACE.
$425.00 - Complete Tear Down: Includes: Clutch, Upper engine and crank weight.
$200.00 - Upper engine protest. Heads / Bore / Stroke / Inspect for lightened crank
$125.00 - Transmission and/or clutch and flywheel / includes weight.
$100.00 - Suspension/Shocks
** $50.00 ** of the protest money goes to the driver's point fund for awards regardless the outcome of the protest!
*25.00* of the protest money goes to the wrecker - if used to pull the engine.
$100.00 Claimer on each shock. May claim 1 to 4 shocks. Driver can only claim 1 set (4 shocks), or 4 individual shocks, per season.
VISITING FACTORY STOCKS MUST COMPLY WITH ALL MAJOR RULES.
You can race in this class with a 100% legal Ark La Tex Factory Stock with these three exceptions to the Ark La Tex Factory Stock Rules
1- headers ok
2- 1.6 Roller rockers ok unless you running a 602 create engine
3- grove asphalt pull offs like Legal for Arkansas Factory Stocks Ok