General Motors (GM) Engine part number
#88958602/192558602 is the only engine
permitted in all Freedom Speedway Sportsman
engine and all components must remain in
their original configuration and form as
purchased and/or delivered from the
factory. Any alternatives to the engine
will not be permitted. The Engine must
remain as manufactured by General Motors
with a stock 4-inch bore. Overbore(s) will
not be permitted. Sleeve repair may be
permitted with written permission from
Freedom Speedway officials.
engines are to remain sealed from the
factory. The original factory seals must
remain unaltered. Tampering, removal,
modifications of any type and/or broken
factory seals will not be permitted. The GM
Engine must remain unaltered in any way.
D.) The GM
Crate Engine seals (bolt-type) must remain
unaltered. Freedom Speedway Officials may
require specific sealing and verification of
all seals on any GM Crate Engine. Tampering
with and/or alteration of any seals will not
be permitted and is subject immediate
penalty and/or suspension. Only RUSH and
DIRT car seals will be accepted in the event
of an engine repair.
E.) On GM
replacement parts of any type will be
permitted for any type of replacement and/or
repair, Part Number #10212811.
Crate Engine repairs must be authorized by
Freedom Speedway and RUSH Racing Series. GM
Crate Engine repair procedure works as
1.) Contact RUSH Racing Series office at
2.) RUSH Racing Series Officials will
provide a list of Freedom Speedway and RUSH
authorized engine repair facilities and
instructions to the driver/owner to take the
engine to get an estimate. List of Freedom
Speedway and RUSH authorized engine repair
facilities will be released soon.
3.) Based on the estimate and the detail of
the repair, Freedom Speedway and RUSH Racing
Series Officials will determine if the
repairs may be made of if a new engine must
4.) If a repair is approved, a specified
RUSH Inspector will inspect the engine and
work with the RUSH Authorized Engine Repair
Facility throughout the duration of the
repair to ensure that the engine maintains
the GM Specifications.
5.) Upon completion of the repair(s) the
engine will be `resealed` using RUSH seals
before being released for competition.
6.) All part including the gasket repair
kit(s) must be stock OEM GM Performance
replacement parts. RUSH Authorized Engine
Repair Facility must retain all receipt(s)
generated from the GM Performance Dealer
and/or parts department and also provide
said copies of receipts to Rush Racing
Series office before RUSH seals are released
to RUSH Authorized Engine Repair Facility.
It is highly recommended that driver/owner
also maintain a copy of repair paperwork in
his possession at all times while competing
at a RUSH sanction event and is required
if competing at a DIRT car event.
7.) Overbores will not permitted. If a
cylinder has scoring and/or needs repair it
must be communicated to RUSH office before
being sleeved to maintain the original bore
8.) Valve jobs will not be permitted.
Valves may be lapped.
9.) If the cylinder head requires
resurfacing and/or valve seats, a new
cylinder head must be purchased. Machine
work of any type will not be permitted to
the cylinder heads.
10.) Bead blasting and/or any polishing
and/or any alteration to the intake manifold
and/or cylinder heads will not be permitted.
11.) The distributor advance curve and/or
all parts must remain stock as manufactured.
12.) All engine information regarding
repairs and/or engine introduction must be
retained by RUSH Authorized Engine Repair
Facility and turned into Freedom Speedway
and RUSH office at 4368 US 422, Pulaski, PA
16143 to be recorded into repaired engine
database, including the driver, owner,
serial number, repair, type of repair,
and/or what type of service was performed to
13.) If any repair estimates come back to
Freedom Speedway and the RUSH office that
meet and/or exceed 80% of the actual price
of a new engine, a new engine must be
purchased. The engine that was damaged will
no longer be eligible for completion.
Racing Series Officials reserve the right to
technically inspect, exchange and/or
confiscate any GM Crate Engine at any time.
Failure to surrender the engine and/or
submit the engine for inspection equals
disqualification for the nights event, loss
of all Series points to date, suspended fro
the Series competition for 365 days, and
fined $1,000. Fine must be paid in full to
Series by cash or certified check in order
to compete once suspension period ends.
intended direction of the GM Crate Engine
program is to maintain a cost-effective,
affordable racing program. Rebuilding,
balancing, blue printing and/or any other
alteration made in attempt to influence the
integrity of this program will not
permitted. The judgment and determination
of any such decision will be at the sole
discretion of RUSH Racing Series Officials.
engine must be centered in the front of the
chassis and placed in an upright position.
set back will be as follows; Minimum is
56-inches and a Maximum of 66-inches with
a tolerance of ½-inch (+/-). The setback
will be measured from the centerline of the
front axle to the rear machined surface of
the engine bell housing.
procedures and penalties/fines to be
released at a later date.
Carburetor / Air Cleaner
one (1) 650 cfm Holley carburetor. Part
Number 4777 or 80777 or Holley HP Carburetor
Part Number 80541-1 will be permitted.
engines and all components must remain in
their original configuration and form as
purchased and/or delivered from the
factory. Any changes will result in
disqualification from the event. Any
alterations to the engine will not be
and 80777 Option:
1.) The carburetor must maintain the stock
venture and throttle bore dimensions.
2.) The carburetor must maintain all stock
dimensions, including mounting and stud
location on intake manifold.
3.) The booster height must remain stock
OEM from Holley. Cutting, tumbling, and/or
polishing will not be permitted.
4.) Visible modifications will not be
5.) The maximum height of the carburetor
when measured from the bottom of the
carburetor and/or throttle plate to the
machined horizontal surface of block will be
7-inches in both the front and rear of the
6.) The following alterations will be
a.) Holes drilled in the
throttle plate for proper idle.
b.) Drilling, tapping
and plugging of unused vacuum ports.
b.) Welding of throttle
shaft to linkage arm.
d.) Drilling of idle
and/or high speed air correction jets.
e.) Milling of center
carburetor body metering block surface,
maximum of .15 on each side.
f.) Removal of choke
plate and shaft.
g.) The jets may be
changed as needed.
7.) Gauge measurements (go/no-go) must be
met at all times, regardless of carburetor
1.) The carburetor must remain stock
retaining all Holley measurements and
dimensions. The carburetor may be adjusted
utilizing only specified Holley replacement
2.) Jets, bleeds, needle and seat, emulsion
bleeds, power valves, accelerator pumps
nozzles and accelerator pump cam adjustments
will be permitted.
3.) Physical alteration of carburetor
components and/or parts and/or any
alterations, machining and/or reshaping will
not be permitted. The use of epoxy and/or
coatings of any kind will not be permitted.
single unaltered carburetor spacer plate
with an unaltered square hole/opening
including gasket with a maximum thickness of
1-1/8-inch will be permitted. Tapering,
machining and/or any other alterations to
the spacer plate will not be permitted.
E.) Only a
single conventional round type air cleaner
housing will be permitted. Ram air, air box
and/or heat shield type devices will not be
permitted. The air cleaner must remain in
place when the hood is removed.
cleaners that provide ventilation through
the top cover ( such as the K&N brand) will
induction plastic carburetor insert and/or
other devices that direct air into the air
intake will not be permitted.
diffusers will not be permitted.
stock OEM distributors will be permitted.
The distributor must maintain the factory
mechanical advance curve to stock OEM
specifications. Alterations and/or
adjustments will not be permitted.
ignition amplifier box (rev box) and coil
must be mounted under the hood (out of the
drivers reach) for the ease of inspection.
The black wire must be grounded to the
motor. When the hood is removed the rev
box must be clearly visible and not
C.) The car
must be fitted with one (1) unaltered
approved MSD/Dirt car RPM (rev) limiting
box, part number 87286 with DIRT 6,200 RPM
chip. The box and the chip must remain
operable and working condition, prior to,
during and after all racing events.
rev box RPM limiting chip (6,200 RPM) must
face up and be securely fastened (taped in)
in the rev box.
Trigger-type and/or crank trigger-type
ignitions will not be permitted.
ignition must be mechanically driven in the
stock OEM location.
the stock OEM H.E.I. ignition will be
wiring must remain as specified by the
ignition amplifier box manufacturer.
American Passenger Car sized battery with
terminals on top and a maximum of 12 volts
will be permitted. The battery voltage must
not measure more than 14.3 volts. Step up
transformer and/or any other device designed
to increase voltage will not be permitted.
stock firing order must be maintained for
all engines. Standard GM Firing Order
Ignition amplifier boxes, rev boxes, RPM
limiting chips, may be inspected,
confiscated and/or rev chips at any time.
Traction control device will not be
permitted. Braking device that control
traction will not be permitted.
Officials reserve the rights to analyze
and/or switch ignition boxes and/or rev
chips at anytime.
Lubrication/Oiling System/Oil Cooler
A.) Only a
single wet sump oil pump will be permitted.
Dry sump oil systems will not be permitted.
magnetic steel oil pans will be permitted.
External type oil pumps and/or vacuum pumps
will not be permitted.
Sumps will not be permitted.
evacuation systems by internal and/or
external drive pumps or by connection
between exhaust system and/or valve covers,
intake manifold and/or oil pan will not be
Transmission/Division and Driveline
approved North American and /or Canadian
manufactured manual shift transmissions will
be permitted. Automatic and/or
automatic-type transmissions will not be
Overdrive and/or under-drive transmissions
will not be permitted.
through reduction gears will not be
permitted. The transmission must be direct
drive to the rear end.
transmission must have working gears.
Forward, neutral and reverse must be
working. From neutral position and with the
motor running, the car must be able to go
forward and/or backward in a smooth manner.
The car must start and move under its own
transmission must bolt to the bell housing.
Driveline components made of carbon fiber,
titanium and/or other materials (considered
exotic) will not be permitted.
maximum of two (2) universal joints per
driveline will be permitted.
one (1) drive shaft connected from the
transmission to the center section of the
rear end will be permitted. Only magnetic
steel drive shafts will be permitted.
Titanium and/or aluminum drive shafts and/or
drive shaft yokes and/or driveline
components will be not be permitted.
B.) Two (2)
driveshaft hoops / rings a minimum Ό-inch x
2-inch wide magnetic steel must be
positively fastened by two (2) 3/8-inch
grade 5 bolts to the frame and/or torque arm
side plates installed around each universal
drive shaft must have some type of drive
shaft cover/shield. Cars with open drive
shaft tunnel a minimum of 1/8-inch thick
magnetic steel extending from 2-inches
under the front edge of the seat to the back
of the transmission covering the shaft and
the universal joint(s) and output flange on
top and both sides. The tunnel must extend
down to the floorboards. The cover must be
positively fastened with a minimum of four
(4) 3/8-inch diameter bolts at the bottom
connected to a cross-member. The cover must
be a covered unit with no cuts and/or holes
and/or removed material for the purpose of
weight reduction. The only hole may be for
the gear shift control.
drive type cars, torque tubes and/or bells
that already have a 360 degree cover from
the universal joint back to the seat will be
fiber, titanium, and/or other materials
(considered exotic) will not be permitted.
Engine Cooling System/Radiator
cast iron water pumps will be permitted.
one (1) radiator will be permitted. The
minimum width of the radiator will
20-inches when measured from the outside
edge(s) of the radiator. The radiator must
be mounted vertically in front of the
engine. The minimum height of the radiator
must be 22-inches when measured from the
bottom of the frame rail vertically and may
incorporate the oil cooler to achieve the
vertical height. Radiators mounted on an
angle will not be permitted.
and/or carbon fiber radiators will not be
Auxiliary cooling tanks and/or overflow cans
and/or canisters will not be permitted in
cooling fan for the radiator must be mounted
in the stock OEM location on the front of
the water pump. Fans mounted to the
crankshaft will not be permitted. Electric
cooling fans and/or pumps will not be
competition type rear ends will be
Hypoid-type and/or Nine (9) Ford-type
and/or limited slip-type and/or lockers
and/or two speed rear ends will not be
solid aluminum and/or magnetic steel spools
will be permitted.
steel and/or aluminum rear spindles will be
permitted. If the rear spindle is machined
from aluminum it must be a one-piece tube
and spindle with a minimum outside diameter
2-7/8 and a maximum 2-½ inside diameter.
rear ends with aluminum and/or steel axles
will be permitted.
fiber, titanium and/or other materials
(considered exotic) for any rear end
component will not be permitted.
maximum rear end offset of 4-inches from
the center of the inside tire width when
measured from the inside of the left rear
tire to the inside of the right rear tire at
rear end components, rings and pinion, gear
sets and/or any other component, must be
specific for the rear end in the car in
size. Only full-size type rear ends will
be permitted. A minimum of 8-inch diameter
ring gear will be permitted. Miniature rear
end housings will not be permitted.
Titanium axles and/or any other titanium
rear end component will not be permitted.
Fuel, Fuel Cells and Fuel System
cars must have fuel cells that meet and/or
exceed SFI 28.1/.2 and/or FT3 specifications
and must not be older that five (5) years
from the date of manufacture. The fuel cell
must have a maximum capacity of 24.5 US
gallons and must remain in a rectangle
and/or square shape for measuring and
calculating capacity. The fuel cell must be
mounted securely in its container and
centered between the frame rails. Pressure
tanks on fuel systems will not be
permitted. Auxiliary fuel tanks will not be
maximum capacity of the fuel when measured
empty and/or dry will be measured in cubic
inches utilizing the standard formula of
½-inch) x depth (minus ½-inch) will be
5,660 cubic inches.
foam in the fuel cell must remain
unaltered. A minimal cut in the foam will
be permitted in the shape of a square or a
rectangle. The cut may be no more that
1,000 square inches. The foam must retain
the factory cut.
fuel cell must be enclosed completely in a
rectangle and/or square container that is a
minimum thickness of 20-gauge magnetic
steel. An aluminum container may be used as
an option and must be a minimum thickness.
On the bottom of the fuel cell, a piece of
.090-gauge material (aluminum and/or
magnetic steel - in addition to the existing
container) must be used at the bottom of
the fuel cell container to prevent bowing
and/or deflection. The .090-guage material
must have an inspection hole drilled near
the center of the piece to measure the
thickness of the material. A 1-inch x
1-inch x .0625-inch thick magnetic steel
square tubing rack must be fabricated on the
top, front and rear sides of the fuel cell
container. The square tubing must be a
minimum of 5-inches from the outside edge
of the fuel cell on either side. The rack
may be fastened to the bottom of the fuel
cell can utilizing a piece of magnetic steel
angle material that is a minimum of
1-inch with a minimum material thickness of
.065-inch magnetic angle steel that is on
all four (4) sides of the container.
Drilling multiple holes and/or any attempt
to lighten any piece with the fuel cell
container and/or rack will not be
permitted. The measurements taken in regard
to the fuel cell container will be measured
on an inside-to-inside basis. A tolerance
for material thickness will be calculated
and permitted for dimensions, however there
will be no tolerance for expansion and/or
containers that are larger than the minimum.
coolers of any type will not be permitted.
F.) Pump or
race fuel permitted.
one mechanical fuel pump in the stock
location will be permitted. Fuel must be
delivered through the fuel system from the
fuel cell to the mechanical fuel pump. Fuel
systems that require a return line, a
pressure regulator of any type and/or other
volume and/or pressure altering device will
not be permitted.
Exhaust-Muffler and Sound Devices
A.) Each car
must have one (1) unaltered muffler per
exhaust must exit past the driver and
exhaust must flow toward the rear of the car
in an upward manner away from the racing
surface. Exhaust systems that face the
outside of the car will not be permitted.
muffler must have a tail pipe that is a
minimum of 10- inches long when measured
off the rear edge of the muffler.
Cross-over and/or the joining of exhaust
systems from side-to-side will not be
Schoenfeld headers, model number:
1122b,112bcm, 4122b and 3122b will be
permitted. The exhaust headers must not
exceed 1- 5/8 outside diameter. Tri-Y, step
headers, stainless steel, coated, ceramic
and/or otherwise, and/or merger collectors
will not be permitted.
permitted mufflers include: Dynomax part
number:17223 and 17296: Extreme Muffler part
numbers: 31530 and 31230: Beyea part number:
collector extension pipe and tail pipe must
be inserted past the muffler inlet or outlet
flange and must exit behind the driver.
Traction Control Devices
electronic and/or computerized wheel spin
and/or ignition retardation and/or traction
control devices of any type will not be
Adjustable ping control devices, dial a chip
controls, timing controls and/or automated
throttle controls will not be permitted.
Adjustable restrictor plates will not be
control components of any type will not be
and/or devices for transmitting voice and/or
data will not be permitted.
acquisitions systems will not be permitted.
frames must be fabricated utilizing 2x4
rectangular magnetic steel tubing with a
.120 wall thickness. Only 2X4 Rectangular
box frames between the front and rear axel
centers will be permitted. The 4- side of
the rectangular tubing must remain in the
vertical position. For the purpose of
inspection one 3/16 dia hole may be drilled
in each frame rail. Other holes will not be
permitted. Round tubing must be either 1- 1
/ 2 outside diameter and/or 1-3 /4 outside
diameter with wall thickness of .095-
width will be as follows: At the front shock
towers a minimum 24 and a maximum of 35-
inches. Rear of the car minimum of 26 with
a maximum of 35 -inches. The minimum frame
width at the rear roll bar must be 26-
inches. All measurements will be taken from
the outside of the frame rail, at the top
and bottom of the frame rails at its longest
length. Clips, sub-frames, ect, will be
considered a part of the frame.
minimum length of the 2x4 frame rails
begins 14- inches in front of the
centerline of the rear axel and extends to
the front of the radiator. The left and
right rails (both top and bottom) must be
equal in distance from the driveline
centerline along the total length of the
frame. Offset frame rails will not be
permitted. A maximum 4- inches indent in
the lower left rear frame rail for
suspension clearance will be permitted. The
(2) upper frame rails in the engines
compartment may be altered for engine
kick-ups must meet the same specifications
as the roll cage and/or frame material.
and/or carbon fiber materials will not be
permitted on the chassis and/or frame.
must be a minimum of 2-½ inches ground
clearance from the chassis at its lowest
lexan, rubber air dams, fins, spoilers,
skirts and/or air directional devices
underneath the car will not be permitted.
effects will not be permitted.
Seat Location and Mounting in Frame
A.) The seat
and steering wheel must be centered in the
frame. Offset mounting of the seat and/or
steering wheel will not be permitted.
bottom rear of the seat most be a maximum of
16- inches from the centerline of the rear
Weight / Ballast
A.) All will
be weighed with the driver seated in the
car. The minimum weight permitted before
and/or after an on track event will be
measured by the track scales. The track
scales will be the official scales. All cars
found to be light prior to the event, time
permitting will be allowed to make the
necessary adjustments and represent
themselves at the scales. The number of cars
will be weighed after a event will be
announced at the drivers meeting and/or on
the one-way radio. If a car is signaled to
go to the scales in any fashion and does not
report to the scales at a appropriate time,
That car will be disqualified from the
event. Any car that is found to be light
following time trials and/or a qualifying
event will be disqualified from that
particular race and make the necessary
adjustments and represent themselves for
that cars assigned consolation event. If
the car is found light after the feature
event, that car will be disqualified from
speedway Sportsman Modified must maintain
utilizing the GM Engines must maintain a
minimum weight of 2400 lbs following the
completion of any event.
weight and/or ballast must be positively
fastened and mounted within the vertical
planes formed by the frame rails and must
remain stationary during competition.
weights must be painted white and clearly
labeled with the car number on it.
and/or weight may not be mounted to the roll
cage above the rear deck.
and/or reflective devices will not be
maximum rear spoiler height, regardless of
ride height, may not exceed 50- inches. The
rear spoiler must be able to provide the
driver following a view of the track ahead.
C.) A full
magnetic windscreen and/or rock guard is
minimum size opening for the side windows
will be 12- inches in width by 30- inches
in depth. A rectangular box, matching these
dimensions may be passed through the car
from one side window to the other.
magnetic and or aluminum will be permitted
for all inner and outer body panels.
B.) Only a
single piece fiberglass roof will be
permitted. Roof must be centered on the
roll cage must meet RUSH rules.
clear lexan will be permitted for the rear
spoiler and rear wing windows. Decals and/or
lettering will not be permitted on the
Front Door Posts
have 1 on each side must meet RUSH rules.
Rear Wing Windows
A.) All rear
wing panels and windows must resemble a
current production OEM style body. Must meet
A.) The body
width, when measured at any point along the
body line from front-to-back will be a
maximum of 68-inches and a minimum of
64-inches. And must meet RUSH rules.
A.) The side
door panels will be a maximum of 85inches
and a minimum of 60 in front of the
centerline of the rear axel.
front door extensions will be a maximum of
20 behind the front axel centerline.
C.) The top
front corner of the door when measured from
the ground will be a maximum of 38 and a
minimum of 30 when measured 60 from the
rear axel centerline. The rear of the door
when measured from the ground will be a
maximum of 42 to the top of the door when
measured 16 from the center of the rear
axel centerline of the rear forward.
ground clearance on the bottom of the
door must maintain a maximum of 12 and a
minimum of 6 from the ground. And must meet
Rear Quarter Panels
rear quarter panels must be a maximum of
47- inches and minimum of 40-inches from
the ground at the rear and continue in a
straight line with the top of the door.
rear quarter panels may extend rearward a
maximum of 48-inches at the top and maximum
of 44-inches at the bottom when measured
from the center of the rear axle to the rear
of the car. And must meet Rush Rules.
A.) A one
piece, clear lexan spoiler with a maximum
height of 5-inches from the rear deck will
rear spoiler must be non-adjustable.
maximum overall height of the spoiler when
measured from the ground must not exceed
maximum four (4) of vertical supports (a
maximum of 2-inches in vertical height and
10-inches in length) for the purpose of
fastening the spoiler to the rear deck will
be permitted. And must meet Rush Rules.
maximum height the rear deck when measured
from the ground will be 47-inches and a
minimum of 40-inches.
rear deck lid must be fully enclosed from
the side-to-side and have a maximum height
of 14-inches and a minimum 9-inches
vertically behind the fuel tank. And must
meet Rush rules.
Hood, Nose and Front Spoiler
maximum width for the hood, nose and front
spoiler will be 36-inches with a minimum
width of 24-inches. Louvers will be
permitted on the sides of the hood.
nose-piece must not extend rearward of the
front shock towers.
front spoiler must be a separate piece.
absorber covers and/or deflectors must not
be a part of the nose or the spoiler and/or
positively fastened to the nose in any
fashion exceeding the 36-inch maximum
material shock absorber covers will be
permitted. The covers must not be used to
achieve any aerodynamic advantage and/or to
deflect air in a positive manner.
maximum the spoiler may extend in front of
the front axle centerline will be
front spoiler must be non-adjustable (hinges
and/or sliders will not be permitted).
hood and the nose may have a maximum lip
and/or flange of 2-inches on both sides
following the contour of the body. They
must remain symmetrical.
hood and nose be centered on the centerline
of the frame.
hood must extend over the radiator and have
front spoiler may have a lip and/or flange a
maximum 2-inches on both sides following
the contour of the spoiler not exceeding the
maximum width of 36inches. The front
spoiler may be offset 1-inch from the
centerline of the frame to the right or the
left. And must meet Rush rules.
hood must be fully enclosed. And must meet
Interior Sheet Metal
horizontal body support(s) other than the
inner pods, whether in the front and/or rear
must be a minimum of 1x1 .095-inch thick
tubing or 1-inch flat stock a minimum of
and rear firewalls are required. The front
firewall must insolate the cockpit from the
engine compartment. The rear firewall must
extend from the top of the fuel cell to the
belly pan to isolate the cockpit from the
fuel cell. The firewall must be a minimum
of .050-inch thick aluminum and/or magnetic
steel. The firewall may be altered and/or
cut for drive shaft clearance.
roll bars will not be permitted. Sheet
metal that is one-piece and/or part of a
body panel formed around tubing that is not
considered an aerodynamic advantage will be
permitted, provided there is no excess sheet
will be permitted for cooling purposes only,
including the radiator, engine and/or a
working oil cooler. Louvers and/or holes in
the interior or exterior sheet metal will
not be permitted. And must meet Rush
aluminum belly pans will be permitted.
Panels under the rear and and/or the fuel
tank will not be permitted.
A.) A full
metal firewall fabricated from magnetic
steel and/or aluminum must encompass the
drivers compartment from front-to-rear on
both sides and floor boards.
cars must be equipped with a quick-release
type steering wheel.
driver compartment must have a starting
switch and/or button within reach of the
clearly labeled electrical on/off kill
switch must be within reach of the driver.
of any type will not be permitted.
and/or electronic and/or data communication
devices will not be permitted.
substantial rock guard with a minimum of
three (3) additional roll bars must be
mounted in front of the driver. The rock
guard must be made from wire screen.
Windshield screens must be a minimum of
.090-inches and must be securely fastened.
and/or power steering lines and/or fittings
running through the drivers compartment
must be made from an approved braided type
of line. High pressure lines and/or
fittings and/or hot fluid lines running
through the drivers compartment must be
encased and/or must have a shield.
pan hard bar adjustment devices will not be
permitted in the driver compartment. Any
rear pan hard adjustments that have a knob
and/or an adjustment device outside of the
cockpit must be wired in a fixed position
for competition. Adjustable pan hard
devices of any type will not be permitted
Numbers and Identification
track and/or series Scoring Director
reserves the right to issue and/or change a
car number to prevent duplication and/or
maintain proper records.
cars must be clearly identifiable from one
another and use another number and/or
and/or letter combinations are required on
the roof, nose and both doors.
numbers and letters must be a minimum of
18-inches high on the roof and/or doors and
8-inches high for the nose.
nerf bars must not block the visibility of
the number and/or letter combinations.
Bumpers and Side Bars/ Nerf Bars
bumpers, side bars/nerf bars and/or bracing
must be made from a minimum 1-½ diameter
round .095-inch thick magnetic steel tubing
only unless otherwise specified.
edges and/or corners on bumpers and side
bars/nerf bars must be rounded. Sharp edges
will not be permitted.
rear bumper and/or any side bars must not
extend past the outside of the tire
sidewalls on either the left and/or right
side of the car.
the front bumpers may be made from a minimum
1-Όdiameter round .095-inch thick magnetic
rails must be a minimum of 6-inches and a
maximum of 12-inches apart when measured
from the top to the bottom and maintain that
measurement for a minimum width of
24-inches and a maximum width of
30-inches. The front bumper must also have
an 18inch center when measured from the
ground up to the middle of the bumper.
maximum the front bumper may extend from the
centerline of the front axle 24-inches and
a minimum of 20-inches.
front surface of the bumper must remain
flat, parallel and perpendicular with the
front of the nose piece for the full width
of the bumper. V-shaped and/or any other
type of shaped bumpers will not be
A.) The rear
bumper must consist of (2) rails, a upper
and lower, which must have (4) sockets and
horizontal support bars positively attaching
it to the frame.
B.) The rear
bumper must have an 18- inch center when
measured from the ground to the middle of
maximum the rear bumper may extend back when
measured from the centerline of the rear
axel is 52-inches.
D.) The rear
surface of the bumper must remain flat and
parallel with the back of the rear quarter
panel for the full width of the bumper.
V-shaped and/or any other type of shaped
bumper will not be permitted.
and/or bars with ballast added will not be
B.) The rub
rails must be exposed and outside the body
panels. The left side rub rail may extend a
maximum of 2 outside the left rear tire
C.) The rub
rail must be bent with a gentle radius at a
90 degree angle and must protrude a minimum
of 6 back in past the body.
D.) The rub
rails must be a minimum of 50- long from
socket - to - socket.
and Rub Rails
bumpers and rub rail sockets must have
fasteners, pins and/or bolts with a minimum
dia of 5/16.
front axel must be straight, one- piece axel
manufactured from magnetic steel tubing.
axels and/or dropped axels and/or
independent front suspensions will not be
brackets on the front axel welded and/or
bolted. Bird cages and/or sliders will not
Modified front spindles will be permitted.
shafts that are made of steel are
front wheels and tires must remain fully
exposed, fenders and/or deflection devices
of any type will not be permitted.
A.) No large
body shocks and/or remote reservoir stile
shocks. No external adjustments other than
gas through Schrader valves.
B.) Only 1
shock per wheel will be permitted.
Independent front and/or rear suspensions
will not be permitted.
B.) A Frames
and/or ball joints will not be permitted for
steering axis (kingpin only).
wheel steering, actuated by the steering
wheel and/or of any type will not be
suspension systems and designs must be
mechanical. Hydraulic, pneumatic (air),
electronic, radio and/or computer assisted
for adjustment and/or in-or-out of cockpit
type suspension adjustment systems will not
A.) Any type
and/or form of spring will be permitted (
torsion bar, coil and/or leaf spring).
fiber and/or titanium will not be permitted.
A.) All cars
must have (4) wheel hydraulic brakes in good
working condition. Random brake inspection
may take place throughout the season.
fiber, carbon, titanium, ceramic, aluminum
pads will not be permitted.
C.) On live
rear axels, one inboard and one outboard
brake assembly will be permitted.
bias may be adjustable through the cockpit.
brake shut offs will not be permitted, with
the exception of the right front brake.
Wheelbase and Tread Width
minimum wheel base is 106 and a maximum of
110 with a maximum tolerance ½,when
measured from the centerline of the rear
axel to the centerline of the front axel for
both left and right sides.
maximum front tread width will be 86 with a
minimum of 74. The maximum rear tread width
will be 86 with a minimum of 74. These
measurements will be taken from the outside
edges of the side wall of the tires on each
round magnetic steel tubing 1 1 /2 and/or 1
3 /4 in outside diameter with a material
thickness of 1-Ύ-.095 and/or 1-½-.120
will be permitted. Must meet Rush rules.
A.) Steel or
Aluminum will be permitted.
maximum rim width will be 14 when measured
from the inside of left bead to the inside
of the right bead of the wheel, however, it
is highly recommended to use 12 wide on the
rear and 10 on the front. Only wheels 15
in diameter will be permitted. Beadlocks may
only be used on the outside of the wheel.
minimum of (5) lug nuts on the wheels will
and American Racer will be allowed.
(27.5x11) and (29x11) Nothing any bigger
of the tires by torch, blanket, heating
devices, exhaust systems and/or any other
method will not be permitted.
liners of any type will not be permitted.
Personal Safety Equipment
competitor is solely responsible of for the
effectiveness and proper installation, per
the manufacturers specifications, of
personal safety equipment and determining it
to be adequate for competition at every
event. each competitor is expected to
investigate and educate themselves for
continuing improvements regarding their own
personal safety equipment.
A.) Each car
will be equipped with a minimum (5) point
SFI 16.5 or 16.1 approved restraint system,
until the date of the belt expiration (two
years from the date of manufacturer). Seat
belt restraint systems shall be installed
and used in accordance with manufacturers
instruction. ( 2- inches) wide belts that
meet the SFI 16.5 and/or SFI 16.1
specifications will be permitted.
drivers will be required to wear a fire
resistant driving uniform meeting minimum of
the 3.2A/5 specification and display a Valid
SFI 3.2A/5 Label.
drivers should wear fire resistant
accessories including but not limited to ;
head sock , under garments, shoes, and
socks. All drivers will de required to wear
fire resistant gloves. Shoes and gloves will
required to meet minimum of the SFI 3.3
specifications and display a valid SFI 3.3
and/or carbon fiber-type composite seats
only will be permitted. If a carbon fiber
type composite seat is used it must meet the
SFI 39.2 rating. Aluminum seats with an FIA
and/or SFI39.2 rating are recommended. All
seats must be mounted to the frame as
required by the seat and chassis
manufacturer. Full containment seats and/or
aftermarket bolt on head restraints are
areas surrounding the head should have
side head restraint net and/or support is
recommended. All head restraint nets should
be equipped with quick release mechanisms.
drivers seat must be securely fastened to
the frame and/or cage in six positions with
a minimum of (6) 3/ 8 bolts. There should
be a minimum of (4) bolts on the bottom and
(2) in the back of the seat. All seats must
be a minimum of 1/ 8 magnetic steel plate
under and up the back 4 and be as wide as
the seat. Only single piece high back seats
will be permitted.
drivers will be required to wear a full-face
helmet with a Snell safety rating of SA 2010
and/or 2005 and/or a valid SFI 31.1, SFI
31.2 and/or SFI 31.1 2000 label.
restraints are recommended and must be
connected and used as instructed by the
General Safety Items
and/or protruding edges in the cockpit will
not be permitted.
Windshield screens should be a minimum
thickness of 0.090 and should be securely to
the roll cage.
clearly marked electrical engine shut off
switch within the reach of the driver.
clearly marked fuel shut off valve, labeled
ON AND OFF, must be in reach of the driver.
It must be labeled wit the words Fuel Shut
approved and labeled seat, roll bar, knee
and steering pads and/or padding is
F.) All cars
must have a driveline U-Joint scatter
G.) It is
highly recommended all teams must have a
fire extinguisher in the rear of their
transporter with the car number clearly
visible on the extinguisher. It is highly
recommended the extinguisher be a minimum of
20lb and is recommended to FFF type chemical
and/or Dupont FE-36 and/or equivalent.
A.) All fuel
lines, power steering lines and/or fittings
running through the drivers compartment must
be made from an approved braided type line.
Plastic and/or glass fuel filters will not
B.) All cars
may be subject to technical inspection at
drivers are required to have a one-way
radio. The one-way radio must be working and
active prior to any on-track activity,
two-way radios, crew-member and/or any other
means of electronic communication, other
than the one-way radio will not be
above rules offer a good outline, not
everything can be covered by a written rule.
If a car has a part that no one else has,
and its not mentioned in rules, its NOT
assumed legal. ASK FIRST. If you want to run
anything not covered ask Troy Shuknecht at
585-409-1366 or 585-409-4061 first before
doing so. If you dont ask and anything is
found it will automatically be ruled
illegal. Any item found illegal will be