Stocks/Arkansas Factory Stocks
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
PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND OR REGULATIONS.
They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in
no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant,
spectator, or official.
The race director
shall be empowered to permit deviation from any of the
specifications herein or impose any further restrictions. NO
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH
ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of
these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their
decision is final.
THOSE ITEMS NOT
ADDRESSED IN THE FOLLOWING MUST REMAIN STOCK AS PRODUCED BY THE
FRAME & BODY:
1. Any year model American made car. Wheelbase must be factory
stock. Rack and pinion cars must be factory stock parts only.
Steering parts (tie rods, springs, ball joints, etc.) must be oem
stock or like and in stock location. OEM frame front to rear. No
alterations allowed except: front cross member may be notched for
fuel pump. Oem firewalls and floorpan rear firewall May be
aftermarket No hiems shock or any original produced with hiems end
on it. All shocks must be oem in appearance but may be racing
shocks. You will be allowed 2" of variance up or down for the rear
shocks only on leaf spring cars only. Otherwise must be in oem stock
location. Must be non adjustable shocks. One piece shocks only . Top
and bottom a framed must mount in stock unaltered mounts in stock
location No adjustable cups on rear. Multi hole and extended length
shackles ok on leaf spring cars ( springs does not have to be
mounted in same hole on both sides.
2. Complete frame
for that year model with the exception the Rear of frame behind
upper shock mounts may be replace with round, square, or rectangular
tubing. Cannot narrow right rear frame for tire clearance. body with
fenders front and rear May use sheet metal or aluminum. may be open
on back of car, All doors must be secured to body. Hood and roof may
be fiberglass or sheet metal, hood and trunk must be pinned down.
Rear spoilers 8" tall maximum & Spoiler must not be wider than rear
of car. wedge bodied cars 6" maximum spoiler height. Must have a
factory floor pan and front firewall. Floor pan and firewall Holes
in rear and front firewall must be covered with metal or aluminum.
Rear firewall must extend from rear of floor pan and turn up
aftermarket metal can be used for rest of rear firewall must go to
where normal rear firewall extends to upward. Trunk area may be cut
no further forward than pinion of rear end, Rear fender and firewall
may be trimmed for tire clearance. Front fender wells may be
unbolted and removed, rear fender wells optional.
3. Bumpers may be
square or round tubing – may run inner rub rail – minimum size 1 ½
inch round or square tubing on rear bumper. Must have tow loops
front and rear.
4. All weights
must be painted white.
interiors ok. All glass must be removed, including head and tail
lights. No rear view mirrors allowed. Factory gauges may be removed.
All flammable interior- carpet, head liner, interior side panel,
rear seats, etc. must be removed. Wiring harness may be removed and
replaced. . May have 5" plastic sun screen on front window. A
minimum of 3 windsheild bars are suggested.
6. Must have
racing seat and a 4 point harness . We suggest you have window net
or arm restraint & fire suit and fire resistant gloves &
shoes.Driver must have helmet, neck brace. Must have working fire
extinguisher mounted inside car.
7. Quick release
steering wheel optional and ¾" or smaller round steering shaft
Suggested. May run quick steer.
gas and brake pedals allowed, if adjustable the adjuster cannot b
9. Must weigh
3200# lbs. after race with driver. Top 3 cars weigh after heat
races. Last chance transfer spots will weigh. Top 5 will weigh after
"A" feature .
ENGINE & DRIVE
MUST HAVE 180
DEGREE EXPLOSION PROOF STEEL BELL HOUSING.
10. Engine must
be stock production block and heads. No angle plug gm heads. Factory
blocks only. GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Dodge to Dodge, flat top or
dished pistons, No Domes. Stock GM crankshaft 3.480 or 3.50 STROKE
or You can run a scat oem type crank (46# minimum weight) unaltered
and STOCK GM RODS. Must have a 1 inch plug in the oil pan for
inspection, needs to be on the driver side behind the motor mounts
for tech inspection. No bowtie or aluminum blocks. Casting numbers
must be readable by tech official. No 400 blocks. Maximum cubic inch
displacement to include clearance and wear is 364 for GM and Ford
and 370 for Mopar. All others must not exceed 360 CID. 5.7" in gm
Stock I beam replacement scat or eagle rods other makes ford ,dodge
ect.... stock length for that oem style block. Any rod bolts. no
knife edging or cutting or lighting of crankshafts period. Rod
journal on gm crankshaft must be 2.100 may be turned 10 or 20 or 30
thousands maximum . Oem 602 crate motor Is legal but subject to
inspection and or protest! No titanium or aluminum rods 5.7 rods
only $150.00 full protest less crank and trans and clutch ( $50.00
goes to Drivers Awards fund) $50.00 for transmission and or clutch
and flywheel. $300.00 complete full protest and transmission and
clutch and flywheel and pull the crank and weigh it. The driver must
hand money to flagmen before the car gets off the racing surface of
track driver only can protest.
( you are subject
to being protested at any time you race at DPS) ( $50.00 goes to
Drivers Awards fund)
11. #1 Spark plug
must be lined up with or forward of left ball joint.
12. Any unaltered
production cast iron or aluminum duel plane intake or any unaltered
non air gap aftermarket dual plane aluminum intakes allowed: except
tourque link intakes,
intakes. No porting of the heads or gasket matching of intake or
heads. Intake may NOT be reworked
under carb area. Carb spacer no taller than 1 ½ inch allowed
including gaskets. CARBURETOR CAN BE NO LARGER THAN A HOLLEY #4412
500 CFM 2 BARREL AND MUST PASS INSPECTION FROM TOP SIDE WITH
GAUGE. BOTTOM OF CARB CAN BE NO LONGER THAN 1 11/16" IN DIAMETER.
(MUST BE STOCK VENTURA 1 3/8")MAY RUN ROCHESTER 2 BARREL (SUBJECT TO
BE PULLED OFF AND CHECKED).
13. Factory style
distributors. (GM = HEI) No MSD distributors, No remote coils on GM
distributors. No onboard electronic devices capable of storing
information allowed with the exception of recall Tachometers. No
aftermarket electronic amplifying devices allowed. aftermarket
14. Battery may
be relocated and must be securely mounted in a battery box.
15. NO rollers cams of any type & 480 total lift max at the valve.
Hydraulic camshafts & lifters only, any ratio Roller rockers ok . No
flat tappet cams or mushroom cams. No hydraulic roller cams. Zero
valve lash is required. Hydraulic lifters only . Poly locks ok.
16. Heads must be stock OEM production only no angle plug on gm. No
aftermarket heads except unaltered summit racing part number
SUM-152123 SR heads and
dart sr heads ok. Casting number must be readable by tech official.
2.02 – 1.60 valve. Valve spring diameter max 1.300 thousands single
spring only with damper. Screw in studs allowed, guide plates ok. No
angle milling of Blocks or heads, No Brezinski products, No porting,
No polishing, No acid dipping, or anything similar allowed to heads
or intake. No bowtie vortex at all . We will check combustion
chamber and intake and exhaust runners this will be checked .
Enginequest (EQ) GM 76cc heads are OK
17. any Headers
18. automatics or
standard transmissions. Aftermarket clutch pedal ok.
( a automatic
transmission that matches the make of engine in that car and Driver
must be able to put car in gear from park/neutral and move forward
and reverse at time of inspection. And must have a working torque
converted) Clutch pressure plate must be 10" minimum in size. no
aluminum flywheels , Minimum weight for clutch , pressure plate ,
throw out bearing , flywheel and bolts must be a minimum of 34# Must
have drive shaft loop 6 inches back from u-joint. Shaft & loop must
be painted white.
19. Fuel cell
mandatory, must be in trunk area. Cell should be securely
installed. gas only. No nitrous oxide or other performance
enhancing chemicals allowed. Bars may be added to protect gas tank
and radiator areas.
20. Roll cages
are required. No screw joint fittings allowed. The minimum
requirement for all roll cages shall be an "A" shaped affair,
constructed of at least 1 ½ OD pipe with bars running from the upper
right corner to the lower left corner, and just the opposite on the
other side, forming a "X" as viewed from front to rear. There must
also be a cross bar on top of "A" and 4 bars down the side and 4
bars around the top to complete a caged affair around the driver.
All roll cage pipes must be at least .095 in thickness. Must have 4
door bars on driver side and 2 bars on the passenger side. Drivers
side must have door plate. The driver and passenger doors inner
liner only may be altered as necessary to install bars in the door
area. No further gutting allowed. Gussets required.
TIRES, WHEELS &
21. asphalt pull
off tires or g-60 Hoosier ( not 500) only. No recaps or dirt late
model tires. no street tires allowed. All tires must pass tech
inspection. Must dureometer at least 50. Gt40 heads ok. NO Mopar
W-2. Cars will be checked in tech.
22. Steel racing
wheels only. Maximum width is 10" Right side bead-lock only. NO
plastic or aluminum wheels. 5/8" stud and 1" lug nuts MANDATORY.
otherwise specified ALL SUSPENSION MUST REMAIN STOCK AND IN STOCK
LOCATION, WITH NO ALTERATIONS. NO relocation
points. NO use of chains or other items to limit suspension travel.
NO weight jacks or spring sliders allowed adjustable cups on front
ok and on rear ok but on rear must be non working ( welded up ) . NO
gold tracs or any form of traction devices allowed. Adjustable cups
ok . All suspension has to be oem u have use oem torque arm in oem
like mounts ( rear mount can be built to work on a 9" but must be in
oem location and look like oem mount best u can) torque arm must b
correct length mounted to trans or cross member but must be in oem
location on front which is below drive shaft no hiems joints
anywhere must mount solid on rear and front mount can b where torque
arm can twist left to right in place and slide front to rear in
place ( u can use this type mount on front if u like ( rear mount
must mimic oem best u can)
24. May run
aftermarket springs. Rear springs must use stock upper spring pads
in stock location.
25. Numbers must
be contrasting and readable
26. All control
arms must mount up in stock positions & stock location and stock
length for that chassis and be non adjustable without sliders and be
non movable except for the way ford, Chevy or gm ect... intended
for them to move. oem bottom A frames for that frame may be cut but
in oem stock mounting on frame location. aftermarket non adjustable
top A frame that mimics a stock one with all mounting points and
ball joins in exact same location tube ok on top only.
27. Any stock
American made car or ½ ton truck rear ends allowed. May run 9" Ford
rear end but all brackets and shocks must stay in their original
locations. Grand national rear ends ok for safety. Locked rear ends
28. Must have
working 3 or 4 wheel brakes. May switch too disk brakes on rear.
Must have a 1 inch plug in the oil pan for inspection, needs to be
on the driver side behind the motor mounts for tech inspection Or
you can run under PSS but ( no break adjusters) or i30 Factory Stock
Rules or Arklatex factory stock rules ( as of March 1st. What was
posted for their rules) you cannot mix or match rules chose one set
run them rules only all rules must run our (CSS 2 bbl carb rule) .
But no one can run break adjuster you can have one as long as it is
unhooked and not used at all in any way on the track.
claimer on each shock can only claim cars shocks that finish in
front of you although if claimed you are welcome to counter claim
the car shocks that's claiming yours !