Latest Update:
10-19-14

Rules



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.



GENERAL TRACK RULES

1. Appeal Process:

1.1 A car owner or driver may file an appeal against a judgment imposed by the Technical Director provided that the individual submits such appeal within one hour of the first judgment. Appeals must be submitted in writing, signed by the applicant, and accompanied by the appeal fee of one hundred dollars. If the appeal is won the fee will be refunded. If the appeal is lost the fee is nonrefundable. Final appeals must be received at the office within 48 hours of notice to appeal.

1.2 The General Manager shall establish procedures for hearing an appeal and shall not be bound by technical or formal rules of evidence for procedure. The hearing will be conducted in the manner best suited to the relevant facts. He or she may review written information concerning the appeal and the decision may be based on that evidence. The decision may also be made to hold another hearing.

1.3 The General Manager shall determine time, date and location of the hearing. The appellate will be notified by phone or in writing. There is no restriction on those who may attend the hearing.

1.4 Cost of the preceding shall be at the expense of the racetrack. However, if the General Manager determines that the appeal may have been instituted without merit, the cost for such hearing will be the responsibility of the owner/driver who instituted the charge.

1.5 The racetrack reserves the right to penalize any driver or car owner judged to be spiteful, malicious, or acts contrary to the rules and regulations. The racetrack shall have the right to publish the judgment of the General Manager and use the names involved. The persons or teams so named shall have no recourse to act against these parties or the publisher of the judgment.

2. Driver Eligibility:

2.1 Our racing events are open to all persons complying with these rules and specifications and their admission into the racing area signifies their acceptance of and compliance with all provisions.

2.1a. All drivers must be at least 14 years of age to compete in paid divisions. Unless prior arrangements have been made with the track manager.

2.1b. All drivers may be required to pass a performance-based driving test. This will be at the discretion of the General Manager.

2.1c. Only licensed drivers and/or owners will be issued car numbers.

2.1d. All drivers must be licensed with the racetrack. License applications are available on-line, by mail or at the track.

3. Car Registration And Licensing:

3.All owners must register their car number prior to their race date. Only single or double-digit numbers may be registered, NO LETTERS! Duplicate car numbers will not be allowed.

3.2 Drivers must register their respective car numbers. Numbers will be reserved at Altus Speedway discretion.

3.3 Annual car registration fee is $15 per car number.

4. Conduct:

4.1 Professional, courteous conduct is expected from all participants at all times. Anyone acting in an unsportsmanlike manner may be put on probation, suspended and/or fined according to the seriousness of the offense. Owners and drivers will be responsible for the conduct of their pit crew and/or any person signing in on their car. The car owner is the sole representative in any debate with an official relating to his/her car.

4.2 Refusal of any owner, driver or crew to abide by the set rules and the usual policy of conducting auto races will be grounds for the management and/or technical committee to refuse to let such person or car take part in race program and/or institute penalties as they see fit. Troublemakers will not be tolerated and may be barred from all speedway events.

4.3 Any participant entering the judges stand, announcers booth, or flag stand for the purpose of argument may be disqualified and lose points and money for the entire program.

4.4 Any person caught striking a track official will be banned from the facility for a period of no less than 1 (one) year. Additionally, we will file charges and prosecute for assault.

4.5 Any fighting in the pit area will subject the offenders to suspension depending upon the seriousness of the incident. Any continuing problems from the same individual will result in permanent suspension.

4.6 No drinking of any alcoholic beverage before or during the racing program!!! Violation of this rule will result in expulsion from the pits. Management shall then determine what disciplinary action to be taken before the next race or meeting, whichever is first.

5. General:

5.1 Rules and regulations if not covered herein will be interpreted by the officials and management and will be final. The management will make any changes or additions to the rules when deemed necessary for the benefit of all concerned.

5.2 Continuous development in racing may necessitate changes that could not be anticipated at the time of publishing rules. Alternate rules may be necessary to update, modify, add, or delete rules.

5.3 No deviation from normal running rules shall be made unless all drivers, crew and officials are notified of changes beforehand. Anyone not attending pit meeting will not be given consideration on rule changes during an event.

5.4 Decisions of the officials on interpretation of rules and scoring of position in a race will be final. Public address announcements are not official results. Official results must come from the official scorers.

5.6 Track officials reserve the right to refuse entrance to any car, driver, owner, or any other person or persons to the pit area, infield, or grandstands.

5.7 Drivers will adhere to a five-mile per hour speed limit in the pit area. This includes tow vehicles. Fines and/or suspension may result from speeding in the pit area.Golf Carts Only! (No ATV's!)

5.8 The speedway will not be responsible for damage to any vehicles in the pit area or competitions area. Only tow vehicles with racecars attached and official cars, designated by promoter will be permitted through the pit gate. Any other vehicles will be charged $10. All tools and equipment must accompany racecar and/or tow car.

5.9 All drivers must wear approved helmets at all times while they are on the track, including hot laps, time trials, and racing. Fire resistant drivers' uniforms, gloves and face shields are also required.

5.10 All cars must have a catch can on the radiator it must be located in the motor compartment.

5.11 Visiting cars must comply with the rules and specifications in order to compete regularly at Altus Speedway. However, track officials reserve the right to waive certain irregularities on a one-time basis in order to allow the visitor to compete providing the car will not be a hazard on the track. To compete regularly at the speedway, the car must meet all rules and regulations set forth. Any deviations from the rules should be brought to the attention of the tech steward before the races.

6. Entry Fees/Pit Passes:

6.1 The pit pass is a entry fee charged for your participation in the racing event.

6.2 No driver, owner or crewmember may enter pit area until he/she has registered and signed all entry forms and releases.

6.3 Pit passes may not be transferred or assigned to anyone else. Unauthorized use of pit passes will be dealt with severely.

6.4 Drivers competing in the event will be required to pay a $25 fee/pit pass. Each additional car they enter will cost 40$.

7. Minors Release:

7.1 Anyone less than eighteen years of age must have a release signed by his or her parent or legal guardian. This applies to pit crews, drivers, and anyone entering the pits. This signed release is good for 1 season.

7.2 Minimum age for drivers is 14. We have the release forms available. Contact us before racing. You cannot enter the pit area without having a release executed.

8. Rain Checks:

If rain should occur before all heat races scheduled for the event have been started, rain checks will be given and no purse or points will be paid. If rain occurs after all heat races have been completed, all money earned will be paid for the events completed. The balance of the purse and events will be added to a later program or programs decided upon by the General Manager.

9. Purse and Points:

9.1 The car owner shall earn all points and payment of purses. It is assumed that financial arrangements have been made between driver and owner.

9.2 In case of overpayment of position, it will be refunded to the track or the track will withhold from any future winnings.

9.3 Any car found illegal will forfeit prize money and Points for that event. If protested car is found illegal, winnings will be paid back to next positions.

9.4 Officials must be notified and approved prior to car entering the staging area. General Manager must approve all driver changes.

9.5 The car you sign in at the gate at the beginning of the night, will be your car earning points. If you drive a different car in that class, you will not earn points for the original car number you signed in the gate with. You will earn points for the replacement car you are driving. In case of a 2-day show and an event occurs on Saturday night that precludes the car from competing on Sunday, you will NOT be able to bring a different car to race on Sunday and continue to earn additional points for original car.

10. Inspection and Protest Procedures:

10.1 Track officials reserve the right to demand the inspection of any part of any racecar for determining the legality without the protest fee. The track officials also reserve the right to refuse the entrance of any car or driver/owner for not complying with the rules.

10.2 A formal protest will be accepted from a licensed driver or car owner only if their car is in a race with the car being protested.

10.3 Protest fee is $250 visual or $500 tear down. The protested car must be torn down or refusal to disassemble for inspection will disqualify car and driver. The speedway is not responsible to furnish any tools or equipment for inspection on a car protested by another driver or car owner. The track will keep 100$of the deposited money to compensate the Technical Inspector conducting the tear down.

10.4 The car will not be allowed to reenter pits until reason for disqualification's is satisfied.

10.5 All winnings and points for the racing event will be forfeited on any car found illegal or upon refusal to tear down. Second offense will result in forfeiting all points for the season.

10.6 Any car found illegal without protest being filed would forfeit winnings to track and forfeit points.

10.7 Track reserves the right to impound parts or complete cars in the event of disqualification or serious accident. Refusal to surrender illegal parts will be grounds for suspension from future events.

11. Line Up and Race Procedures:

11.1 Our racing program is based on a full line of cars in each class. If this number is not available, alternate scheduling of program may be used. Racing events may be lined up in various ways to accomplish the best racing program.

11.2 Lineups for the heat races will be determined by point per night average, draw or time trials.

11.3 Lineups for heat races will be posted approximately ten minutes before race time. It is the driver's responsibility to check the line up and move their car into the staging lane for line up.

11.4 Cars not in their proper place when the pit steward moves them out to the track will be starting in the back of the pack. We will not hold an event up for you.

11.5 Once the cars have been staged for their event, moving that row straight ahead will fill empty slots in the lineup.

11.6 The inside pole driver sets the pace for the start or restart of the race.

11.7 If a collision or spin out occurs before all cars have cleared the second turn on a start or first restart, the race will be stopped. All cars return to their original lineup position unless they go to the pits or work on their cars. After all cars clear the second turn, the race will be stopped only in case of emergency or multi-car piles up. If the race is stopped after all cars clear turn two but before the first lap is completed, restart will be original lineup double file. Cars causing yellow or red flag will go to the back of the pack as directed by the head flagman.

11.8 Cars may not enter from outside the track area under green flag conditions at Altus Speedway. Cars in the infield may reenter the track if it can be done so safely. Cars may only come onto the track from the pit area while the yellow or red flag or light is on.

11.9 If track conditions warrant a caution or red flag, track scorers will immediately stop recording. The lineup for continuation of the race will be based on the running order of the last completed lap. Cars involved in the crash and cars going to the pits will go to the back of the line. Any car that is worked on by driver, crew, or track officials will be moved to the rear of the line.

11.10 The flagman or officials will at any time during a race have the right to deem a car unsafe and have the flagman give the car in question the black-flag. A black flag for unsportsman like conduct disqualifies that car for the rest of the race. If a car receives a black flag for safety reasons, the car can make repairs and return to racing under the track entrance rules.

11.11 In order to get credit for finishing a race, the driver must start the race.

11.12 At the flagman's discretion, the winner may take a victory lap with checkered flag. One slow down lap will be made after receiving the checkered flag before exiting the track.

11.13 In the case of a dead heat, the win goes to the inside car.

11.14 The flagman's decision will be final during any event. Any argument concerning his decision may result in your disqualification for the entire race program.

11.15 During races, the only people allowed on the track are the safety crew and racing officials. Everyone must stay behind the fences at all times unless requested by the officials to assist for some special reason. Anyone coming on to the track to work on a car will cause that car to go to the back of the lineup upon restart of the race.

11.16 Unauthorized driver change will result in disqualification and forfeiture of all money and points earned during the race program.

11.17 Any driver intentionally causing an accident may be disqualified for the rest of the racing program. Officials will decide what action to take on the offending driver.

12. Flags and Lights

12.1 The following flag system will be used in conducting an event.

Green - Beginning of race, track is clear

Yellow - Reduce speeds and maintains position. DO NOT RACE UNDER YELLOW FLAG.
Blue/Yellow - Passing or move over flag. Cars receiving this flag shall yield the groove so that lapping cars may pass.

Red - Emergency on the track, all cars are to stop immediately and proceed to start/finish line for realignment. No working on cars during a red flag. Cars being worked on will be placed at the back of the lineup.

Black - Consultation flag, pull off track immediately. A rolled up black flag is a warning to the driver. Any over aggressive driving will result in disqualification for that race. A black flag held stretched out is for mechanical or hazardous situations, proceed immediately to the pit or work area.

White - One lap remaining in the race.

Checkered - Race is completed.

End General Track rules.

 

BOMBERS

This is a division intended for any driver. Speedway officials will be empowered
to restrict any car from competing. Any other alterations or modifications not
specifically allowed for 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.

(Riders will only be allowed with pit pass and proper safey equiptment)

1. FRAME
*American made rear wheel drive 4 door sedan.
*No GM unibody cars allowed.
*Minimum Wheel base 112".
*No alterations of any kind allowed.

*No SBC V-8 engines of any size allowed.(to include: 283, 305, 307, 327, 350)

*No 4 cylinder or V-6 Engines allowed. (NO EXCEMPTIONS)




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 frame.
*Door protection 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.

3. SUSPENSION
*All suspension pieces will remain stock unaltered.
*No changing springs or altering springs
*No spring spacers or spring rubbers of any kind allowed.
*No cutting or notching any suspension piece.
*No racing springs or shocks allowed.
*No more than 1.5 degrees positive or negative camber allowed.
*Shims can be added or taken out of a-arms, but must have stock a-arm bolts.

4. STEERING
*Unaltered, OEM steering and components only.
*Quick release steering wheel ok.
*Safety padding in steering wheel recommended.
*Straight steering shaft Ok.

 

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.
*May cut inside of door for door bars. May trim for tire clearance, and trunk may
Be cut for fuel cell.

6. BUMPERS
*Stock front and rear bumpers only, no bracing of any kind allowed.

7. INTERIOR
*All flammable material must be removed: carpet, door panels, headliner, seats.
*Must use racing seat must be securely fastened.
*Must have fire wall between Driver and fuel cell and between driver and engine compartment.
This means Cover openings with sheet metal, no sheet metal screws allowed.

8. DRIVE TRAIN
*100% stock engines and auto trans only.
*No powerglide trans allowed.
*Must have stock torque converter.
*Must use factory rearend, no ford 9 inch allowed.
*No locked rearends allowed.

9. BRAKES
*Factory unaltered brakes and rotors only, no oversized calipers or rotors
allowed, no drilled or veined rotors allowed.
*Factory front disk and rear drums. If using newer car it must be verified if it
has disk brakes on rear.
*Must use OEM master cylinder in stock location.


10. WHEELS & TIRES

*Factory steelwheels only.
*Max width is 7inches.
*Must use over the counter Street tires

11. BLOCKS
*American made production V-8 engines only. No V-6 or 4 cylinders. Must be production
cast iron block with standard external measurements In all respects with the exception of the
permissible overbore .060 No aluminum blocks permitted, stock production only. No removing
of Identification numbers, no grinding or lightening. No bowtie, SVO or R blocks. GM blocks
must be 350 Cl or less. GM blocks must be in GM cars, Ford blocks must be in Ford cars,
Dodge blocks must be in Dodge cars.

12. CRANK
*All cranks must be stock OEM and must be stock stroke. No aftermarket cranks allowed.

13. RODS
*All rods must be stock OEM for that block. Cannot use aftermarket rods.


14. PISTONS

*Must use stock or stock replacement only. 4 valve relief or less.


15. CAMSHAFT & VALVETRAIN

*Stock OEM camshaft & valve train only.
*Must pull 18 inches of vacuum at 1000 rpm's
*Must have stock OEM pushrods and rocker arms. No polylocks allowed.

16. HEADS
*Stock steel production heads only, no high performance head or closed chamber head allowed.
*Heads must be at least 76 cc and stock valves 1.94 & 1.50.

17. INTAKE
*Stock OEM cast iron intake EGR or non EGR, no high performance intake Allowed. No carb spacers allowed.

18. CARBURETOR
*2 or 4 barrel carb. GM = quadrajet. Ford = motorcraft. Dodge = Carter.
*May use chrome air cleaner not to exceed 14" in diameter

19. IGNITION
*Stock OEM ignition with factory firing order.

20. EXHAUST
*Must use factory exhaust manifolds with at least 2 foot of exhaust pipe that extends past driver or out side of car.

21.OILSYSTEM
*Factory oil pan, oil filter must remain in stock location. May use steel valve covers with breathers on one side.

22. FUEL
*Stock OEM fuel pump for that make and model. Cars with fuel injection will be allowed to run
electric fuel pump, must have safety device to shut down when car is in accident.

23. ENGINE SETBACK
*Engine must be in stock location with factory mounts.

24. KILL SWITCH / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
*Must have kill switch located in central location. One 12 volt battery.
*Must be moved from engine compartment.

25. 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 to the addition or removal of any material is prohibited.

26. SEAT, BELTS, HELMETS & DRIVER'S SUIT
*High back aluminum racing seats (recomended), mounted to floor or roll cage with proper hardware
and mounted to manufactures instructions.
*5 point racing harness (recomended), all belts must be certified and mounted with grade 5 or better hardware
and mounted to manufactures instructions.
*All helmets must be SA certified and driver's suit must be SFI certified.

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

28. FUEL CELL
*Fuel cell highly recommended. May use 5 gallon can or other approved Means. fuel injected cars may leave factory tank, fuel tank needs to be
Protected with pproved means

29. COOLING SYSTEM
*Must use factory or factory replacement radiator no aluminum racing radiator's allowed.
*Overflow container required. Fan shroud required.
*No cooling system allowed inside of driver's compartment. No anti-freeze allowed!

30. WEIGHT RULE / BALLAST
*No minimum weight required. Cannot add weight of any kind.

 

SUPER STOCK

This is a modified stock car division and is intended for experienced drivers. This is not a beginner class!
We recommend new drivers start in a lower divisions. Drivers requesting to compete in the Super Stock
division may be required to pass a driving test or may be required to start at the rear of the field until
officials feel they are ready to line up by points average. Speedway officials will be empowered to restrict
any car from competing. Any other alterations or modifications not specifically allowed for 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
*Minimum wheelbase -108". 1964 or newer American made rear wheel drive
car. Unibody cars must have stock floor board, firewall and roof and be intact.
*Frames may be cross-braced or X-ed through center.
*Frames may be plated on inside of frame rails.
*Rear tail section may be replaced with square tubing beginning 5" behind rear
axle centerline.
*Front cross member may be notched for fuel pump, and oil pan clearance
only.
*Outer spring skirt may be trimmed to aid spring changes. A minimal amount
may be removed and re-plated for shock clearance.
*All other areas of stock frame may not be altered or changed from original
design.
*Rusted or damaged areas may be repaired or replaced but must match
original design and size.
*No frame lightening will be allowed such as hole drilling, acid dipping, etc.
*Rear upper control arm mounting shelf may be raised a maximum of 1"
or may have mounting holes 1" higher than factory holes.

2. ROLL CAGE
*All cars must have a full roll cage including front and rear bars. Minimum
tubing size is 1" 3/4 for main cage all other bars may be 1" 1/2.
*Roof hoop should be a safe distance from the driver's head and padded.
*Halo support bar recommended.
*Foot protection bars required.
*Three (3) driver side door bars mounted flush with the outer door panel are
mandatory.
*Driver side door bars must have a minimum two (2) upright bars between
each door bar.
*Passenger side door must have door bars or X brace.
*Roll bar padding recommended.
*Drivers' door bars must be plated.

3. SUSPENSION
* Lower A-frame, trailing arm and suspension mountings must remain stock
for frame in factory frame position, this includes hangers and shackles for
leaf springs. Lowering blocks ok. Lower A-frames must be OEM
and must be equal length left to right.
*Front upper control arms may be replaced with tubular arms.
*Aftermarket mounts may be used on front upper control arms.
*No aftermarket, dropped or rewelded spindles.
*No lightening of suspension or brake parts (such as drilled rotors, etc.)
*Shocks may be moved from stock location.
*Only 1 shock per wheel.
*No aluminum body or coil-over shocks allowed.
*Racing springs allowed. 5" minimum diameter coil spring.
*Weight jacks allowed on front and rear.
*Rear spring buckets must be enclosed and in factory location.
*No driver adjustable weight.
*Rear suspension arms bushings must be rubber or urethane maintaining
stock dimensions only. Lower front A-Arms may use steel bushing with stock
dimensions.
*Stock Non Adjustable sway bar only must use stock or polyurethane
bushings where mounted to frame, may use all-thread where mounted to
bottom a-frame.
*No rear sway bar permitted.
*Rear trailing arms must be factory OEM or OEM replacement arms. (Part #
91634051 or 91634055 ) arms must be factory length.

4. STEERING
*Must use stock appearing gear box, idler arm. pitman arm and center link.
*Outer tie rod ends may be replaced with heim ends.
*Only the outer tie rod ends may be shimmed for bump steer.
*No rack and pinion steering.
*No quick steer devices.
*Quick release steering wheel required.
*Safety padding in steering wheel recommended.

5. BODY RULES
*All bodies must be Altus Speedway approved.
*Clear glass or lexan windshield required. Lexan 1/4 windows and rear
window OK, all other glass must be removed..
* The front bumper optional, pipe front bumpers must be contained behind nose piece.
*Altus Speedway reserves the right to rule whether a body panel meets the
required body rule or not.

*Rear spoiler optional but no winged spoilers allowed. Speedway officials will determine if a spoiler meets rule or not.

6. BUMPERS, RUB RAILS & TOW HOOKS
*Recommended front and rear tow hooks, cables or straps must be within
easy reach of the track crews and be made of a material that will not break
when the car is being removed front the track, If you do not have tow hooks
do not complain when something is damaged when you get towed from track.
*All front and rear bars must be concealed.
*Rub rails must be securely mounted, trimmed and/or capped.
*Any race car part that comes loose during a race may cause a black flag for
the car at the official's discretion.

7. INTERIOR
* The driver's compartment must be fully enclosed around the driver.

8. DRIVE TRAIN
*Engine must be centered between frame rails.
*Must be OEM 3 or 4 speed transmissions. Must have at least one forward
and one reverse gear.
*No spur cut, phase tooth, dogtooth or internal clutch transmissions allowed.
*OEM automatic transmissions with factory cases only.
*Automatics must have working internal front pump, all forward and reverse
gears.
*No aluminum front drum or reverse ring gear in automatic transmissions.
*No external lightening or alterations except engagement and shifting
modifications.
*No couplers, buttons, carbon fiber, in/out boxes or quick-change
transmissions.
*Clutch and pressure plate must be minimum 7.25
diameter.
*Steel bell housing mandatory on stock clutches..
*Rear ends must be passenger car 10 bolt rear end or 9 inch ford, Floater or
non floater. Aftermarket mounts on ford rear-end ok, must be close to factory
location, multiple holes on bottom brackets of rear-end ok.
*Iron or steel carriers.
*Drive shafts must be magnetic steel.
*Rear ends may be locked. (Lockers or Detroit locker Ok)
*Full floater rear end is highly recommended. All floater parts must be steel
with the exception of the drive flange.
*No gun drilled axles. No cambered rear-ends.

9. BRAKES
*All cars must have four-wheel foot operated hydraulic brakes in good working
order with no shut off or cut-off valves or traction control devices in brake
system, brake proportioning valve ok.
*Brake bias gauges may be used.
*Un lightened OEM cast iron brake calipers only.
*Brake ducting is permitted and recommended.
*Aftermarket mounting brackets may be used on rear axle.
*No caliper floater devices. No re-circulators.
*Brake calipers must be single piston OEM or OEM replacement may run big
gm calipers on metric chassis. Or metric calipers on big gm chassis.

10. WHEELS, SPACERS & TIRES
*15X8-inch maximum width steel wheel.
*All wheels must be full racing design.
*Backspacing (offset), 2", 3" or 4" only.
*No single center, flat back wheels.
*Minimum clean wheel weight 19 Ibs.
*No wheel bleeders or bead locks allowed.
*Minimum 1" solid steel lug nuts.
*5/8" solid steel studs must be installed with correct press fit. No welding of
studs. Stud length must be at least flush with outside edge of lug nut.
*Tire rule will be Altus Speedway spec tire only. This rule may be modified
for special events if the racetrack owner/promoter or the tire manufacturer
deem it necessary for safety or other reasons.
*No altering of tire composition.

11. ENGINE BLOCK
* All engine components are based off the Chevy 350 block and heads, any other combination like
ford or dodge will need to contact the tech inspector for a list of rules. American made production
V-8 engines only. No V-6 or 4 cylinders.
* Must be production cast iron block with standard external measurements in all respects with the
exception of the permissible overbore. (.085 max.)
*Maximum 365 cubic inches.
*No aluminum blocks permitted. Stock production only.
*No removing of identification numbers. No grinding or lightening.
*No 'Bowtie', 'SVO', or 'R' blocks GM approved block numbers are :
3892657,3914678, 3932388, 3932386, 3956618, 393244
3970010, 3970014, 14010207, 14010209, 14316379, 14088548, 14093638,
14101148, 14088526.

12. CRANKS
*Stroke must be 3.50" or 3.48". No other combination will be allowed.
*Must have stock diameter front snout.
*Unaltered except for normal cleanup and balancing.
*Cranks should not be gun drilled, contoured or sculptured

13. RODS
*Steel connecting rods only.
*"H" beam rods ok.

14. PISTONS
*Any flat top or reverse dome (dished) piston may be used.
*No portion of the piston may protrude above the top of the block.

15. CAMSHAFT & VALVETRAIN
*Stock diameter magnetic steel hydraulic or solid flat tappets only.
*No mushroom or roller tappets. No stud girdles or rev kits,
May use screw in studs with guide plates. No other modifications will be allowed.
*Standard timing chain only. No gear drive or belt drive.
*Roller rocker arms and. Poly locks allowed.
*No lift rule on cam.

16. HEADS
*Cylinder heads must be a steel production only 23 degree.
*Maximum valve size = 2.02 intake, 1.60 exhaust
*Limited to two valves per cylinder.
*No titanium valves or valve retainers permitted.
*Combustion chamber, intake and exhaust ports must be in the original 'as
cast' configuration.
*Three angle valve job permitted.
*Any evidence of sanding, polishing, relieving, grinding, porting, chemical
treating, ceramic work, abrasive blasting, alteration of the original form or the
addition of material to the ports or combustion chambers is strictly forbidden.
*No external sanding, grinding, or removal of I.D. number or symbols.
*Valves must be in stock location and at stock angle.
*10.4 maximum compression ratio as measured on the 'whistler' OR by visual
inspection such as part/casting numbers and flat top or dish pistons
(track official's option which method is used)

17. INTAKE MANIFOLD
* OEM production cast iron intake, or IMCA-Approved Weiand Intake Manifold, part # 7547-1.
Or IMCA-Approved Edelbrock Intake Manifold part #2701.
* Any evidence of sanding, polishing, relieving, grinding, porting, chemical
treating, abrasive blasting, ceramic work, addition of material or any
alteration to original form is prohibited.
* Cooling bleed lines allowed.

18. CARBURETOR/SPACER
*A 4 barrel carburetor or 4 barrel quadrajet.
*No visible modifications allowed on or inside the carb. Choke may be
removed.
*Two (2) return springs mandatory. An over-center throttle stop is required.
*May use single or multi-bore straight bore adapter.
*No spacer or adapter allowed on IMCA intake with Holley Carb. May use 1"
spacer with cast iron intake or Quadrajet Carb.

19. IGNITION
*Factory stock appearing type ignition only.
*No crank triggers.
*No external coils on GM.
*No aftermarket multiple spark discharge, rev limiters or similar devices. No
traction control devices in ignition system or wiring.

20. EXHAUST
*Headers allowed.
*No stainless steel collectors
*No tri-Y headers.
*3.5" maximum exhaust before muffler or 'Y'.
*Must exit behind driver.

21. OIL SYSTEM
*Aftermarket oil pans allowed.
*Oil pump must remain in stock location. No dry sumps.
*Oil filter must be in stock location.

22. FUEL & OIL LINES
*No alcohol, May use over counter octane boost.
*Mechanical type push rod fuel pump or electric with proper installation. {contact speedway official}.
*Fuel lines must mount in a position to reduce damage, usually on front side
of pump. No fuel lines shall pass through the driver's compartment.
*No plastic pressure lines.

23. ENGINE SETBACK
*Engine must be centered in frame.
*Engine compartment cross member may be notched for fuel
pump clearance. Remove only what is necessary for fuel pump clearance and plate this area.
* Center line of #1 spark plug cannot set further back than 1.5" behind center
line of bottom ball joints.

24. KILL SWITCH/ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
*On/off battery disconnect switch must be located in center of car easily
accessible from either side.
*Maximum 12-volt electrical system with one securely mounted battery only.
*Batteries must be securely mounted outside the driver's compartment
*Starter, in good working order, must be mounted in OEM position.
*All cars must be capable of starting under their own power, Car can be push
started by another car in pits if having mechanical problems.

25. 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.

26. SEATS, BELTS, HELMET & DRIVER SUIT
*Only high back aluminum racing seats will be allowed. Fitted seat is
recommended.
*Minimum of 16 1/2' to center of seat from inside of door bars.
*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/harness' and hardware to be certified within last three seasons.
*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.
*Triangle head protector window net highly recommended.
*All helmets must be SA certified and driver's suit must be SFI certified.

27. FIRE EXTINGUISHER
*On board fire systems highly recommended.
*Quick release type extinguisher mounted within easy reach of the driver is
mandatory.
*Must have gauge and be fully charged.

28. FUEL CELL
*Racing fuel cell or bladder type in steel can. Polyethylene fuel cells ok.
*Maximum capacity 22 gallons.
*Must use foam and roll-over check valves.
*Fuel cell and components ground clearance is 11".

29. COOLING SYSTEM
*Radiator must be of stock configuration and as close to stock location as
possible.
*All cars must have minimum 18-gauge fan protection covering upper 180
degrees of fan.
*Minimum 2 quart overflow container required.
*No radiator or fan shrouds protruding through hood.
*No cooling system components inside of drivers compartment.
*Electric fans allowed.
*NO ANTI-FREEZE!!! Fine may result at official's discretion.

30. WEIGHT RULE
*Minimum 3,200 pounds after the race on Altus Speedway approved scale
with driver sitting upright in seat.
*Maximum left side weight 56.0% of total weight ( no tolerance )
*All weight, frame and body measurements taken with driver seated in car.

*However if a driver chooses to run stock heads (76cc) and\or stock clutch and flywheel assemblies a driver may deduct 50lbs for each item.
31. BALLAST
* All weights must be welded or bolted to the frame or roll cage and identified
with car number. Make sure weight is secure.
*No driver adjustable weight.
*Weights behind rear tires must be installed with a minimum ground
clearance of 11 inches, in front of rear tires, 6 inches. They must be
concealed by the body panels.
* If weight falls out during the race disqualification may result

 

STREET STOCK

 
This is a semi-modified stock car division and is intended for experienced drivers.
This is not a beginner class! We recommend new drivers start in a lower division.
Drivers requesting to compete in the Street Stock division may be required to
pass a driving test or may be required to start at the rear of the field until officials
feel they are ready to line up by points average. Speedway officials will be
empowered to restrict any car from competing. Any other alterations or
modifications not specifically allowed for 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
*1964 & Newer rear wheel drive American made car.
*Minimum wheelbase -108". Full frame only, no GM unibody cars.
*Nova, Camaro, Firebird and Mustang models are not legal.
*Stock frame from front bumber to rear bumber.
*All areas of stock frame may not be altered or changed from original design
and size.
*No frame lightening will be allowed such as hole drilling, acid dipping, etc.
*Minimum 6" frame height except front cross member with driver seated in the
car.

2. ROLL CAGE
*All cars must have a full 4-point roll cage mounted to the main frame. 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.
*Main upright roll bar posts must attach to stock frame.
*The roof hoop or halo bar and main hoop should be mounted as close to the roof as possible.
*Roof hoop should be a safe distance from the driver's head and padded.
*Three (3) driver side door bars mounted flush with the outer door panel are
mandatory.
*Driver side door bars must have a minimum two (2) upright bars between
each door bar.
*Passenger side door must have three (3) door bars or X-brace.
*Engine compartment hoop and rear main hoop supports are allowed

3. SUSPENSION
*All A-frame, trailing arm and suspension mountings must remain stock for
frame in factory frame position.
*No aftermarket, dropped or rewelded spindles must match make & model of
car, metric on metric and big gm on big gm.
*No lightening of suspension or brake parts (such as drilled rotors, etc.)
*Shocks must remain in stock location. (NO EXCEPTIONS)
*Only 1 shock per wheel.
*Stock or racing springs allowed. 5" minimum diameter coil spring.
*NO Weight jacks or screw jacks allowed or spring spacers or blocks allowed.
*No driver adjustable weight.
*Non offset bushings in rear suspension arms of rubber or urethane,
maintaining stock dimensions only.
*Stock sway bar only.
*No rear sway bar permitted.

4. STEERING
*OEM steering boxes and linkage.
*No rack and pinion steering.
*No quick steer devices.
*Quick release steering wheel recommended.
*Safety padding in steering wheel recommended.

5. BODY RULES
*Must be stock body for that make & model, must be Altus Speedway
approved.
*Clear glass or lexan windshield required. Lexan 1/4 windows and rear
window OK, all other glass must be removed.
*A maximum 6" rear spoiler, measured on back side, may be mounted
on the trunk lid only.
*The front bumper must be in stock location and no wider than the front tires.
*Front spoiler and lowest point of body may be no lower than 5" from the
ground.
*Altus Speedway reserves the right to rule whether a body panel meets the stock body rule or not.
* Body, frame, ballast, fuel cell, etc. behind rear tires must be a minimum of
11" off the ground.
*All body, frame and weight measurements taken with driver in car in drivers
seat.
*May gut trunk area for fuel cell, cannot cut out back seat area and speaker
deck.
*May gut hood, doors for roll cage and trim fenders for tire clearance.
*ALL cars must have intact body must have stock bumper and stock nose or poly nose
cannot run with just a front bumper and push bars. Bumpers may be replaced with pipe,
no sharp edges, and poly nose added. If you have stock bumper you can replace header
panel with sheet metal, it must have a factory look to it.

6. BUMPERS
*All front and rear bars must be concealed.
*Stock front and rear bumpers or poly nose and tail.
*No Rub rails allowed.
*Any race car part that comes loose during a race may cause a black flag for
the car at the official's discretion.

7. INTERIOR
* The driver's compartment must be fully intact, how it came from factory
except for seats, carpet, headliner, dash etc.

8. DRIVE TRAIN
*Engine must be centered between frame rails.
*Must be unaltered OEM 3 or 4 speed transmissions. All forward and reverse
gears must be functional as manufactured.
*No spur cut, phase tooth, dogtooth or internal clutch transmissions allowed.
*OEM automatic transmissions with factory cases only.
*Automatics must have working internal front pump, all forward and reverse
gears.
No aluminum front drum or reverse ring gear in automatic transmissions.
No external lightening or alterations except engagement and shifting
modifications.
*No couplers, buttons, carbon fiber, in/out boxes or quick-change
transmissions.
*Flywheel must be steel with minimum 10.5 inch steel/organic single disc-type
clutch and steel pressure plate assembly.
*Steel bell housing or scatter shield required.
*Rear ends must be stock for that make and model.
*Drive shafts shall be magnetic steel.
*Rear ends may be locked (recommend spool lock)
*No gun drilled axles. No cambered rear-ends.

9. BRAKES
*All cars must have four-wheel foot operated hydraulic brakes in good working
order with no shut off or cut-off valves or traction control devices in brake
system.
*Un-lightened OEM cast iron brake calipers for that make and model only.
*Must use factory drum brakes on rear!
*Must use OEM master cylinder.

10. WHEELS & TIRES
*8-inch maximum width steel wheel.
*All wheels must be full racing design.
*2", 3", or 4" backspacing (offset) only.
*Minimum clean wheel weight 19 Ibs.
*No wheel bleeders or bead locks allowed.
*Minimum 1" solid steel lug nuts!
*5/8" solid steel studs must be installed with correct press fit. No welding of

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