1. The track reserves the right to refuse entry to any car, driver, crew member, or fan due to any reason, including rule violation or incident.
2. Due to insurance regulations, all persons in the restricted pit area must sign a waiver/release form prior to entry.
3. All minors (individuals under 18 years of age) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times for safety reasons. Prior to entering the restricted pit area a “Minor Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement” form must be signed by both the minor entrant and parents or legal guardian.
4. Absolutely no weapons of any kind on the raceway premises.
5. Anyone caught with any illegal drugs or other substance will be asked to leave the premises and will face suspension. Drivers will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing. Any driver failing a drug or alcohol test will be suspended.
6. Anyone receiving injuries at the track must report the injuries to the track office before leaving the raceway grounds.
7. No car owners, mechanics, crew members, drivers, or any other participants shall have a claim for damages or expenses against the raceway, its officials, or employees.
8. Driver’s must be a minimum 18 years of age or 11 and have a written release form signed by a legal parent or guardian, who accompanies the minor each week of racing. Ages 11 – 15 may run in one of the Pure Stock divisions. A driver must be a minimum age of 16 to compete in any other division, unless pre-approved by the raceway.
9. The decision of the track officials on the interpretation of the rules, scoring, flagging, and race procedure are final.
10. A car can run in only one division per night. A driver can run in only one division per night, unless pre-approved by the raceway. (Special events or non-points races)
11. If a driver enters and starts three races in a division in a season, that driver may not move down to a lower division that same season, unless pre-approved by the raceway.
12. Driver and car owner assume responsibility of their crew and those in their pit area in every respect. If a crew member starts an altercation, the driver and car owner assume responsibility and may be fined and/or disqualified. If you go to another’s pit area you will be held liable and accountable for altercation.
13. Maximum two people at a time may confront a track official with a question. Do not argue or use obscene language with a track official, you may be fined and/or disqualified.
14. If we are forced to call a race for any reason, it is final if half of the laps are complete.
15. Working on the cars on the race track is not permitted at any time. Cars will be black flagged and sent to the pits for infraction of this rule. Track officials are not permitted to remove body parts or assist a car in any way, unless otherwise noted. You will be required to go to the pit area for any repairs.
16. Rough or reckless driving will be dealt with thru fines and/or suspensions. This may include loss of winnings and points for that night. This includes on track or in the pits.
17. Any car light at the scales during qualifying will start at the rear of the field in the consolation or feature race. Any car light at the scales in the feature race will be disqualified with no points or money.
18. Only one person per car is allowed at the scale area after a race. No others may enter the tech area. Clear the tech area when your car pulls away.
19. Only the driver or registered car owner may register a car for a race. Only the driver or registered car owner is allowed to receive the winnings at the payoff window.
20. Westhold transponders (yellow) will be required. It is the responsibility of each driver to register the transponder with the raceway and verify it is working properly.
2013 SAFETY RULES
1. According to insurance regulations, anyone driving a race car at any time must wear a full fire resistant uniform with a valid SFI 3.2A/1 or higher rating (including shoes and gloves rated SFI 3.3), safety approved helmet with a valid rating of Snell SA 2000 or SA 2005, neck brace or HANS device.
2. An aluminum racing seat is mandatory and must be secured properly to the frame. All areas padded.
3. An approved five-point harness is mandatory. It must be bolted properly. It must be date stamped November 2007 or more current and be rated SFI 16.5 or SFI 16.1.
4. All stock chassis cars must have full roll cages. Minimum 1 ½” thick o.d. round tubing or black pipe , with a minimum .095” wall thickness. A minimum ¼” X 3” angle iron or minimum 2” X 2” X 1/8” thick (11 gauge) square tubing must be placed on top of the rocker panel to support the roll cage. This angle iron or tubing must extend to both ends of the rocker panel. All four main points of the roll cage must be welded to this tubing. Roll cage gussets will be required where necessary. No bars or pipes may extend beyond the body.
5. Chassis may not be off-set. Roll cages may not be off-set, must be centered in chassis. Must have a minimum four door bars at the left side door panel and three door bars at the right side door panel. The top loop must not be radically off-set. From the center-line of the main chassis rails, the outer chassis rails and outer door bars for the roll cage must be an equal distance. (Maximum 2” tolerance) This is the CLR definition of centered. A foot protection bar will be required where applicable.
6. Front loop bars must extend beyond the radiator and be secured to the chassis. Rear loop bars must extend beyond the fuel cell and be secured to the chassis.
7. All stock chassis and stock snout cars must locate the radiator in front of the engine. Radiator must be securely mounted. May be aftermarket.
8. Batteries must be securely mounted and located in a safety box or area separated from the driver’s compartment and fuel cell. A labeled battery disconnect switch is mandatory with-in drivers reach.
9. All cars must have a properly working fire-extinguisher secured and with-in the driver’s reach. Minimum 2-½ pound extinguisher.
10. All cars must have an approved driver’s side window net properly attached. Minimum 18” X 18”. Late Models must follow UMP rules and Modifieds will follow EDGE Weekly Series rules.
11. All cars are required to have a minimum two return springs on the carburetor.
12. All weights must be welded or bolted with minimum ½” grade 5 or higher bolts. If bolted, they must have lock washers and be double nutted. The weights must be painted white or silver and have car number and division. If a car loses a weight during an event, it will be automatically disqualified.
13. All drive-shafts must be painted white or silver. They must be magnetic steel. All cars must have a minimum two ¼” X 1” safety loops located with-in 12” of each end of drive shaft.
14. On stock chassis and stock snout cars, if the windshield has been removed, a minimum of five protective bars must be placed in front of the driver’s section. The right side bar must be near the centerline of the chassis. The left side bar must be near the window post. The center three divided evenly. They should be between four and five inch intervals. A protective screen (such as ½” hardware cloth) is recommended.
15. A fuel cell is mandatory in rear of car in all divisions. Must be in a steel container and properly secured.
16. All safety items will have to pass a safety inspection before the car is allowed to compete.
17. All drivers are required to use a properly working raceceiver. This must be working and active prior to any on-track activity.
18. No two-way communication devices. No crew member to driver and/or any other means of electronic communication, other than the one-way raceceiver.
19. 3000 pound tow chains are required on the front and rear of all stock chassis cars. They must be secured with minimum ½” grade 5 or higher bolts and have lock washers and be double-nutted.
2013 SCORING PROCEDURE
1. All drivers must be prepared to compete in the event for which they are scheduled. If a car is not in position when the division pulls from the staging area, they will be relegated to the rear of the field.
2. You must run in the heat race or group that you are assigned or the following penalty will be assessed:
Qualifying Penalty – If you go out in wrong qualifying group, you will only be scored 1st lap for a 2-lap qualifying, or first 3 laps for 5-lap qualifying.
Heat Race Penalty – If you go out in the wrong heat race, you will start in the rear of the last heat.
3. We will attempt two double file starts. If caution or red flag is displayed prior to the leader completing lap #1, the field will be double filed according to the original line up, except the car(s) stated as the caution who will be sent to the rear of the field. Second attempt will be double file according to the previous start, except the car(s) stated as the caution being sent to the rear behind the cars involved in the first caution. Third attempt will be single file according to the previous line up, except the car(s) stated as caution #2 being in the rear. If caution comes out on the third attempt, hold your position and come around to get scored just like any other lap. Any cars that pit during caution will be placed at the rear of the field upon re-entering the track.
4. Any car that jumps the initial start of the race will be moved back two rows. Any car lagging back to get a run will be moved back two rows. The flagman starts the race on the initial start.
5. On a re-start, the leader may fire between the stoplight in turn 3 and the stoplight in turn 4. The leader must maintain a constant pace at a reasonable speed. No brake checking. On a re-start, you may not pass on the inside before a designated line. (The stoplight in turn 3 and a cone on the infield). Beyond this point, you may pass upon the leader firing or green flag and green light being displayed.
6. If a car jumps a re-start, it will be penalized one lap unless it gives up the position before the scoring line. This will be stated over the raceceiver.
7. All cars bringing out the caution flag will be sent to the rear of the field. When the caution is called, slow down, hold your position and come around to get scored. All cars are to hold their position during caution.
8. Any car that spins another will be sent to the rear of the field. Any car that spins another car on the last lap of the feature will be placed behind that car in the final payoff, based on lap counts. Any driver who retaliates using their car under caution, entering the pit area, or in the pits will be automatically disqualified for the night, fined, and/or suspended. All fines and/or suspensions will be based on severity of incident, previous altercations, etc and must be paid in full before entering another event.
9. Any car(s) that spins or slows to avoid hitting a spinning car will go back to its original position. It will be stated over the raceceiver the driver(s) being accessed the caution. If you make contact while trying to avoid the caution, you will be placed back in your position prior to the caution.
10. Any car that brings out two unassisted cautions will be sent to the pits.
11. Any car that brings out three total cautions will be sent to the pits.
12. Any car that can’t maintain a reasonable speed will be sent to the pits.
13. Any driver that loses three laps under green flag conditions will be sent to the pits.
14. Lapped cars will go to the rear of the field should there be a restart with 5 or less laps remaining.
15. Caution laps will not be counted.
16. We will count the last completed lap by the leader for scoring.
17. On the last lap, if the caution comes out after the leader has crossed the scoring line and received the checkered flag, the remaining field will race back to the checkered flag and be scored as they cross the scoring line. The last lap is the only lap you will race back to the flag under caution. Should the red flag come out after the leader takes the checkered, the remainder of the field will be frozen and scored according to your position on the track when the red flag was thrown. Should the red flag come out before the leader takes the checkered, we will reline the field and attempt a 1-lap shootout. Should the red flag come out on this lap, the field will be frozen and cars will be scored according to their position on the track when the red flag is thrown. The car(s) in the caution will be scored at the end of this lap.
18. Any car that receives the black flag will no longer be scored. If a car is ruled to be a danger, the race will be stopped and the car will be forced to the pits. This will be stated over the raceceiver.
19. Cars receiving the move over flag need to adhere to this flag. This means to allow the leaders room to pass. If you are running at the top, stay there. Hold your line. This will be stated over the raceceiver.
20. If a driver is not registered 15 minutes prior the start of the driver’s meeting. They will start in the rear of assigned heat. Register upon arriving at the track.
2013 RACE PROCEDURE
1. If a driver wins three races in a row, that driver will start in the rear of the feature the next regular event. If the event happens to be a special money event, it will carry over to the next regular event. The driver will continue to start in the rear until there is a new winner.
2. If a driver wins eight or more points races in a single season they will have to move up to a higher division the next season. This rule applies to the Pure Stock Four Cylinder and Pure Stock V-8 divisions.
3. At the conclusion of the feature race in each division, the top five cars must exit the track at the turn three opening on the back stretch and report directly to the scales before entering their pits. All other cars exit the track at turn two. The winner in each heat race or qualifying group must report to the scales before entering their pits. Only one person is allowed with each car at the scale area.
4. If a crew member goes onto the track to work on a car or assist a driver in any way, that car will be black flagged and sent to the pits. If a crew member goes onto the track to start an altercation, that car will be disqualified. STAY OFF THE TRACK!!! STAY BEHIND THE BARRIERS!!!
5. If a driver gets out of their driver’s seat on the race track that car will be sent to the pits. If the driver attempts to start an altercation, they will be disqualified. If the driver does start an altercation, they will be suspended.
6. Any post race altercation will be dealt with through fines, disqualifications, and/or suspensions.
7. Any altercation with a track official is an automatic suspension and/or disqualification.
2013 PROTEST PROCEDURES
1. Questions or protest can only be made by the driver or registered car owner. Protest must be declared before the car being protested starts to pull off the scales. All cars must reach the scales before any will be weighed to allow time for driver(s) to declare protest. Tech Inspector will confirm with top five cars if protest is being declared prior to weighing any cars.
2. Visual protest must be made prior to qualifying at no cost to either party involved.
3. All protest must be paid in cash. No checks. When a protest is filed, the money must be presented to the pit office and sign protest form immediately. The party being protested has 5 minutes to present the money to the pit office and accept protest by signing protest form. Cars involved in protest must remain in scale area until protest fees are paid and form is signed. Once protest procedures are completed, cars will be taken to the designated protest area.
4. Once you declare a protest, you will lose ½ the protest money should you retract this declaration.
5. Maximum cooling time on a protested engine is one hour.
6. Only the driver finishing behind said car may file a protest. Only the top three positions may be protested. If you want to file a protest on more than one car, you must put up money for each.
7. Only two people from each car will assist with the protest. If any conflict arises during the protest the protest will be cancelled by the track and the party that caused the conflict will forfeit the protest and lose the money.
8. If you are found to be illegal, you will be disqualified, resulting in a loss of points and money for that event. If a car and/or driver is found to be illegal twice in a season they will be fined and/or required to move to a higher division that season.
9. If a protest is refused two times in a season that driver will lose points up to that night and will not be allowed to run in that division again that season. You may run in a higher division.
10. There will be an equal tear down in all protest. Both parties put up equal money and show equal parts. Inspection will be part for part until tech inspectors are satisfied.
LATE MODEL, MODIFIED, THUNDER & LIGHTNING, SUPER STOCK FOUR CYLINDER
A partial protest (top end) will be $300 from both parties involved
The track will receive $150 of the protest money. The winner of the protest will receive $450 of the protest money.
PURE STOCK V-8, PURE STOCK FOUR CYLINDER
A partial protest (top end or bottom end) will be $300 from both parties involved
The track will receive $150 of the protest money. The winner of the protest will receive $450 of the protest money.
A full protest (complete engine) will be $500 from both parties involved
The track will receive $250 of the protest money. The winner of the protest will receive $750 of the protest money.