Latest Update:
10-19-14

Hornet Rules

2014

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B   Body Rules     Brakes     Belts  
C   Cooling System
D   Drive Train     Driver Suit
F   Frame     Fuel & Fuel Tank     Fire Extinguisher 
H   Helmet
I    Interior     
R   Roll Cage     
S    Suspension     Steering     Seats     
T   Tires    
U   Unaltered Definition
W   Wheels     Weight Rule


 Rule book 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 PUBLICATION 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.

 IMAGES, PHOTOS and VIDEO. All images, videotape, camera film, etc… taken on Altus Speedway grounds remains the property of Altus Speedway. All drivers/owners should inform their crewmembers, fans and families that no images may be used for commercial gain without written permission from Altus Motor Speedway, LLC. Anyone found publishing images taken at Altus Speedway without written permission would be in breach of copyright laws. Altus Speedway reserves the right to restrict any person or persons from photographing events held at this facility. Furthermore, Altus Speedway reserves the right to confiscate any film taken of any event.

HORNET RULES

 

This is a beginner division and is intended for inexperienced drivers. Speedway
officials RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DETERMIN the eligibility of a driver (he/she).

Contact Speedway officials for more info. Any other alterations or modifications not specificallyallowedfor in these rules would be
considered illegal. Stock OEM means no alterations of any kind to parts. If you
are planning to do something that is not covered in these rules, please consult
with the tech inspector before doing so. Otherwise, your car may not be legal.

1. FRAME 
*Maximum wheelbase -103".
*Foreign or domestic 4 cylinder car. 2 door or 4 Door sedan.
*No pickups,or minivans, hatch backs ok.
*No rotary engine or sports cars allowed.
*No high performance cars, all GT or SS cars must meet rules.

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2. ROLL CAGE 
*A 4-point roll cage is optional. All tubing listed or shown and within the cage
must be constructed with a minimum 1 1/2"x.095 wall round DOM or EW steel
tubing unless otherwise stated.
*Must have a roll over bar behind driver with 2 support bars angle down toward
rear fender well.
*Main hoop must be welded to plate and then bolted to floor plan.
*Door protected is required by either door bars or plate welded or bolted flush to door.
*Grader blade, pipe or square tubing bolted or welded to door,
must have rounded edges and be flush with door no gap.
*No pipe, tubing or any other metal will be allowed outside of drivers compartment.
This means no pipe in front of radiator or behind front or rear bumpers.
No pipe allowed in engine area, No strut bars or aftermarket strut bars even if they are
factory they must be removed.

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3. SUSPENSION 
*All suspension pieces will remain stock unaltered.
*No changing springs or altering springs
* Spring spacers or spring rubbers allowed.on right front only.
*Right front spring maybe altered for tire wear.
*No more than 1.5 degrees positive or negative camber allowed on any wheel.

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4. STEERING 
*Unaltered, OEM steering and components only.
*Factory steering column must remain intact.
*Air bags must be removed.
*Quick release steering wheel ok.
*Safety padding in steering wheel recommended.

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5. BODY RULES 
*Bodies must be stock for make and model.
*Must have factory front and rear bumpers, no bracing behind bumpers.
*No poly nose or tail piece allowed.
*All headlights and taillights must be removed.
*All side marker lamps and molding must be removed.
*All glass must be removed, may leave front windshield.
*No rear view mirrors or side mirrors allowed.
*Driver's door must welded or bolted shut.
*Any car part that comes loose during a race may cause a black flag for the car
at the official's discretion.
*Fenders cannot be cut out for tire clearance.

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7. INTERIOR 
*All flammable material must be removed: carpet, door panels, headliner, seats.
*May use factory seat or racing seat must be securely fastened.
*Factory dash must remain in place, must remove air bags.
*Factory Gauges do not have to work but remain in place.
*May use aftermarket gauges like oil and water temp.

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8. DRIVE TRAIN 
*SOHC or DOHC 100% stock engines and trans only.
*Fuel injected engines only no carburetors allowed.
*No turbo charged engines.
*No NOS or any other power additive allowed.
*No altering factory computer settings.
*No cold air induction systems allowed may use K&N type filter in Factory Case.
*No header allowed must use factory exhaust manifold with 2 ft. of exhaust pipe
not exceeding 2 inches in diameter.

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9. BRAKES 
*Factory unaltered brakes and rotors only, no over-sized calipers or rotors allowed,
no drilled or veined rotors allowed.

10. WHEELS & TIRES 
*13" racing take offs (legend tires) Ok!
*Must use over the counter DOT approved street tires only.
*No Z rated or speed rated tires.
*Factory wheels for that make and model only max width is 7 inches.
*No racing wheel or aftermarket wheel allowed.
*Wheels cannot be altered to fit must be from same make of car.
*Approved tire sizes are 13", 14", 15" and 16".
*Wheel and Tire cannot stick out past fenders.
*Rim size must remain the same for the right and left side. (Example: if you run
*15" on right you must run 15" on left.

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11. FUEL AND FUEL TANK 
*Pump gas only 91 octane and below.
*Fuel tank must remain factory in factory location.
*Fuel pump must remain inside fuel tank.

12. UNALTERED DEFINITION 
*All engine parts must be in their original and 'as cast' configuration.
*Any evidence of machining, sanding, polishing, relieving, grinding, porting, coating,
chemical treating, abrasive blasting or any other alterations to the original form or the
addition or removal of any material is prohibited.

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13. SEATS, BELTS, HELMET & DRIVER SUIT 
*High back aluminum racing seat recommended.
*This seat is to be securely mounted to the floor or roll cage.
*Approved minimum 5 point racing harness/belts only. Single snap release 3"
lap belt and shoulder harness and sub-belt mandatory.
*All belts shall be securely mounted with grade 5 or better hardware. All
mountings shall be in accordance with the belt manufactures instructions.
*All cars will be required to run a minimum 12" driver side window safety net.
*Window nets will fall down and will snap with a seat belt type snap on top front
corner of window.
*Helmet must be SA certified and Driver's suit must be SFI
certified.

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14. FIRE EXTINGUISHER 
*Quick release type extinguisher mounted within easy reach of the driver is
mandatory.
*Must have gauge and be fully charged.

15. COOLING SYSTEM 
*Radiator must be factory for that make and model.
*Minimum 2 quart overflow container required.
*No cooling system components inside of driver's compartment.
*NO ANTI-FREEZE!!! Fine may result at official's discretion.

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16. WEIGHT RULE 
*No minimum weight required.
*No ballast of any kind can be added to car.

17. ALTUS SPEEDWAY OFFICIAL'S RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MOVE A
CAR AND DRIVER TO NEXT HIGHER CLASS FOR COMPETION REASONS.

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