posted May 09, 2003 04:10 PM
MINI STOCK AT MY TRACK IS BIG, AROUND 30-40 CARS EVERY RACE NIGHT. BUT AS OTHERS HAVE SAID, THE SAME FEW CARS WIN WEEK OUT AND WEEK IN. I KNOW THEY HAVE THOUSAND(S) IN THERE ENGINES (NOT A STOCK ENGINE) SO I WENT W/ THE OLD SANE "CAN'T BEAT THEM-JOIN THEM) I RUN A 84 M-STANG 2.3, THIS YEAR I HAD MY HEAD SHAVED .145, LONG 5.7" CEVY RODS, KB PISTONS(.030) NEW BLOCK, ABOUT $1600 DOING IT MY SELF AND I'M STILL HAVING **** KEEPING UP--ATLEAST I'M IN THE MIDDLE NOW, LAST YR I WAS AT THE BOTTOM (FIRST YEAR). ANYWAY IF YOU LOOK AT MY RULES YOU'LL SEE $200 CLAIM (NEVER SEEN IT HAPPEN) ALSO THE SCALES NEVER WORKED (UNTIL LAST WEEK--THAT BROUGHT THE CINDABLOCKS OUT) I KNOW SOME OF THOSE CARS ARE WAY UNDER 2000LBS, THAT RULE ABOUT ADDING WIEGHT EH WEEK LOOKS GREAT--WISH MY TRACK WOULD DO SOMETHING TO EVEN THE ODD's. WELL GOTA RUN, IT'S FRI GOTTA GET THE CAR READY TO GO FOR SAT
LAWTON (OK) SPEEDWAY
MINI STOCK RULES
IF THESE RULES DONT SAY YOU CAN, THEN YOU CANT!!
Cars COMPACT cars only. No FWD Front Wheel Drive No Rear Engine Cars
Engines Engines are to be four (4) cylinder only. Two (2) valves per cylinder maximum. The engines must remain in original stock position. Timing pulley optional. The track inspectors decision on any components will be final. The promoter reserves the right to buy complete engine for $200.00 at any time. Rejection of sell shall result in forfeiture of season points and all money, if any, earned in event, and a three (3) racing program suspension of driver and car. MSD Ignition Cast iron Exhaust Manifolds or Tubular with muffler.
Clutch Clutch and Pressure Plate type clutch THAT WORKS
Transmission Transmission must be frontwards and backwards
Carburetor Two (2) barrel maximum. No fuel injection. Holley 500 maximum CFM.
Radiator The radiator may be braced behind and by one (1) inch bar in front to protect it.
Roll Bars Roll bars are MANDATORY. Six point nose bar around engine to support sub-frame is permitted.
Seat Belts Seat belts and shoulder harness are MANDATORY, and must be racing type. No back seat driving. Pedals in stock location. Back of seat CANNOT go behind front door back edge.
Fenders Permitted to trim two inches around wheel opening and roll sharp edges under on front only. Body GM-GM, Ford-Ford, Toyota-Toyota, etc.
Body Doors must be strapped, chained or welded shut. No skirting of body no spoilers.
Firewall Firewall must be stock and in stock location. No bending or cutting.
Hoods - Decklids & rear body panel mandatory.
Tires No mud or snow tires. No studded tires. Tires must be DOT approved street tires. No racing tires. Tires must have a nine-inch cross section maximum width. GO-NO-GO gauge will be used to check. Max cross section 9 inches wide. NO RECAPS.
Battery The battery must be securely fastened.
Uniform Fire retardant uniforms GLOVES.
Helmet Full face-racing helmets, meeting or exceeding Snell 90.
Shocks Optional. No racing shocks. Mounting bracket must remain in stock location. No weight jacks.
Rear Ends Stock, four-lug rear end. Locking spider gears are optional. No Panda Bar allowed.
Weight Limit Minimum weight, including driver, is 2,250 pounds. Cars may be weighed at any time. Fluids or parts lost during a race may not be added to make weight. Added weight must be built into the car.
Bumpers Bumper ends must tie into fender and quarter panels. No cowcatchers.
Numbers A minimum of twelve inches high. Numbers must be six" right front corner of windshield. NO LETTERS. Numbers must be approved by promoter.
The promoter has the option of black flagging any car for rough driving.
The first five (5) position finishers are subject to protest by any driver finishing in the top ten (10) positions of the main "A" feature and still running at the end of the race on the lead lap.
$250.00 protest fee.
Check list for protest: 1.Carburetor
2. Engine Set Back
All tech will be done at the track by the track officials. The officials decision will
NOTE FROM THE PROMOTER
These rules have been made for easy tech to insure that everyone is running with the same advantage and still at a highly competitive rate. It is my job as promoter to enforce these rules. It is also important that owners and drivers abide by and cooperate with these rules. Some rules may be altered at a later date by the promoter to better satisfy this class.
Any find of illegal parts will be cause to lose ALL points plus two race event suspension.
THE PROMOTERS DECISION IS FINAL!!
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