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Author Topic:   Mini Sprints........
jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted June 10, 2001 02:53 AM UIN: 16262997
What is the age limit and the engine rules on these?

DirtDog
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted June 10, 2001 10:41 PM
600cc 1mm over bore

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted June 10, 2001 10:59 PM UIN: 16262997
Hey dirt...did I see you at Plummerville this weekend?

jammin

DirtDog2
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted June 11, 2001 08:23 AM
If you were passing out cards -yes we were going out-for feature did'nt get to talk Son races the 007 minisprint Brad Burrow WE will be at I-30 this weekend-I'll try and send some photos of some of the cars-age limit none really sammy swindell son is 12 I think and he runs with us

kong
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 23
posted July 24, 2001 11:01 PM
Actually, many places consider 1200 cc still a mini sprint although they are considered a midget elswhere. I think it depends on what the engine is (motorcycle or car). 125, 250, and 600cc are usually called micro sprints but that also depends on where you are. We run 250cc at our track in the midwest and they call them mini's. Who knows. Oh yea, we can go .080 over legally.

jammin
Dirt Administrator

Total posts: 3279
posted July 25, 2001 07:06 AM UIN: 16262997
What seperates the classifications of these cars exactly then?

kong
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 23
posted July 26, 2001 01:50 AM
The classes are broken down into engine size. The younger kids (under 14 I think) are supposed to run the 125 class. The 250's are next and may include stock or modified engines. Generaly the engines are 2 strokes taken from motocross bikes. The frames are normally the same for either class. People of all ages run this class. 600's utilize four cylinder four stroke road bike engines and the chassis is normally larger than the 250's but some people modify the smaller chassis to accept the bigger engine. I'm not sure about the 1200 cc class. I have a friend that ran them a few years ago and they used a motorcycle engine that they cut the gear box off of and bolted on an in/out box and they called them midgets. But I've also seen midgets that run four cylinder automotive engines so I'm not sure on the rules for them. I run a 250 in Nebraska. Like any form of racing, you can get into it fairly cheaply or you can spend a boatload. A great website for these cars is at www.microracing.com and read some of the letters. They also have some good links.

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