2015 General Rules
- It is mandatory for all persons
entering a restricted are of the Track to read and execute all pertinent waivers
- These Rules and or Regulations
set forth do not express or imply warranty of safety
- The pit area has a 5 mph maximum
- No Person under the age of 14
allowed in Hot Pits
- Firearms are prohibited on Track
Property, except for working security and law enforcement.
- No Alcoholic Beverages or Controlled
Substances. Offenders are Subject to Suspension and, or Arrest.
- Abusive Language, Fighting or
Physical Abuse will not be tolerated. Offenders are Subject to Suspension, Fine
and, or Arrest.
- Any Driver exiting a Race vehicle
on the Racetrack unless directed to do so by a Track Official or in the response
to an Emergency is Subject to Disqualification.
- All Drivers are Responsible for
the Conduct of their Crew members and associates.
- Equipment not conforming to specifications
stated herein may be impounded by the Track. All Cars are subject to inspection
by officials at any time.
- Injuries incurred at the Track
must be reported to Office prior to leaving the Track premises. Failure to do
so will result in Denial of Insurance Claims.
- All Drivers must be ready to
compete in there Scheduled Event. Any Driver Late for Qualifying, will Qualify
Last and only get 1 Lap. Any Car arriving after Time Trials will start last in
the Heat Race or Feature Race. If there is no Heat Race for the Specific Class.
- The Track may Invert Qualifiers
- WEEKLY POINTS ONLY : Any Driver
winning 2 Features in a Row will be started in no better than 3rd position,
3 Feature wins in a row starts no better than 6th position, 4 feature wins
in a row starts Last in The Drivers next attempted Feature Event.
- All Events are scored in relation
to the Lead Car. Scoring protest must be registered within 10 Minutes of the posting
of event results.
- All Drivers are responsible for
understanding flag signals
- The following signals apply
- Green Flag : Begin and Maintain
- White Flag : 1 Lap to Go
- Black Flag : Go To Pits Immediately
- Red Flag : Danger : Stop Immediately
- Yellow Flag : Caution : Slow
to Pace Speed : No Passing
- Blue Flag : Allow Lead Cars to
- Checkered Flag : End of Race
- When the Caution Appears all
Cars must slow to PACE speed and Tail the car ahead. At The Discretion of the
Race Director, the Offending driver and or drivers may be started in the rear
of the field. All other cars will restart in the running order of the last completed
Green Flag lap.
- Layover Flag: Any Driver being
showed the layover Flag must lay over for the Leaders as directed on the race-ceiver.
Any Driver failing to heed the layover flag for two (2) consecutive laps will
be given the Black Flag.
- Initial Starts of the Race, Cars
must remain in Double File until the Green Flag. WHEN THE GREEN FLAG FLIES
YOU ARE TO GO WHETHER YOU LIKE THE START OR NOT. IF THE START IS BAD WE'LL THROW
THE YELLOW ON THE BACK STRAIGHT. IF YOU FAIL TO TAKE OFF YOU WILL BE SENT TO THE
REAR. NO EXCEPTIONS.
- If one (1) Lap is not completed,
all cars retain their original position. Any car going into the pits during this
caution that return to the track will restart in the rear. No exceptions. Front
row cars will be moved back one (1) row after a second (2nd) start attempt. Jump
re-starts will be called back at the discretion of the Flagman.
- Restarts: If 1 lap has NOT been
completed, cars involved will retain position unless you go to the pit area. If
so you restart at the rear. After one lap has been completed restarts will be
double file until the third caution flag then we'll go to single file restarts
for the remainder of the event.
- Cars not responding to Black
Flag, or not getting in Directed position will not be Scored or Paid
- Race will be Official if Time
limit expires or Laps are completed. Laps may be cut due to time limit.
- NO RADIOS are permitted.
- RACE-CEIVERS are Mandatory( Frequency
454.000) ANYTIME YOU ARE ON THE RACE TRACK
- Any Car Causing two (2) Caution
Flags in the Feature will be done for the Night.
- CALLS: If the Leader is Spun,
Car that hit will go to the Rear, Lead Car will retain Lead.
- If there is a spin out or wreck
other than the leader, with a Yellow called, cars that the Yellow was called for
will go to the REAR. If it is deemed that another car hit and caused the Spin
that car shall go to the REAR also.
- If a Car goes past the Hot Pits
which ends at the Track Entrance it will not be allowed to Re-Enter the Event.
- Intentional Wrecking: Any Driver
intentionally running into another Car will be Black Flagged and Disqualified
from the Event and will be subject to Disciplinary Action, and will forfeit all
monies earned that Night.
- Rough Driving: Rough Driving
will not be tolerated. The General Rule is Car causing the caution will be moved
to the Rear of the field as Directed by the Race Director or Track Official. If
there are cars that are more than one lap down, the cars involved may be moved
to the end of the line of lead lap cars. Non-incidental contact between cars may
subject either car to Disciplinary action. Decision of the Officials in charge
- Three (3) Courtesy laps will
be given for a flat tire incurred under caution, unless Driver deliberately brings
out said caution. Any Driver considered being causing a caution by deliberately
stopping is subject to Disciplinary action.
- Fuel In all Classes will be Gas
Only : E-85 Ok: No Alcohol or Nitrous
- A driver may only Race in two
(must purchase two pit passes and and be approved by an official) classes per
night unless you're driving in late models in which case it's one per night, exception
maybe granted on Special Event Nights for an added Fee.
- Any Disqualification at an Event
equals Driver and Car are done for the Night.
- Driver Changes during a Nights
event must be approved by the Race Director, before said change.
- A Driver cannot change Cars after
the Start of an event.
- Weekly Points will be paid to
the Driver, Track will audit and Post Points during the Race season. Track Points
- Money from the night’s event
will be paid to the person of record on file at the track office. All required
forms must be executed before Money will be released.
- Personal Vehicles. Other than
those towing a race car will not be allowed in the pit area.
- ATVs are allowed in the pit area.
All atvs must adhere to all pit speed limits and safety regulations set forth
by 411 Motor Speedway. Anyone operating a ATV outside these guidelines will forfeit
their ATV privileges and said ATV will be impounded for the Night.
- No signaling devices of any kind
- Drivers may run two classes as
long as it is not late models. Driver must buy two pit passes.
Rough Driving: Disqualified for the night , 2nd Offense 2 week Suspension
Fighting: Aggressor will be Escorted from the Speedway, Disqualified and
Fined 250.00, 2nd Offense 2 weeks suspension 500.00 Fine.
Any Driver /Crew
member that enters another drivers Pit will be the Aggressor.
If the Incident
occurs away from either parties Pit, All Involved may be judged as the Aggressor
Any Person using abusive language or physically abusing any Track Official
will be fined and suspended from the Speedway.
411 Motor speedway reserves
the right to increase or decrease any penalties based on the severity of any incident.
Many Calls made by officials during a race event are judgment
calls and are made based on information at hand during the event. Judgment calls
may not be appealed and are not subject to review or change after a race event.
Any driver or crew who comes to the press box during a race to dispute a call
will be disqualified from that night’s event.
Protest : ONLY TOP 3 Finishers in Feature
Event will be allowed to Protest
3rd Place may only Protest 2nd
2nd Place may Protest 1st and counter 3rd Place
may counter 2nd Place Only.
The Driver must Lodge Protest before leaving
the Scales after the Feature Event. Money must be paid in Cash at that Time.
Protesting Driver must state exact Protest.
A Protested Driver may Counter
Any Driver that refuses to tear down will be deemed Illegal, and
will forfeit all monies and points for that event, also said Driver will start
at the rear of the field in the next event they compete in at 411 Motor speedway.
During a Protest\Tear down, All technical specifications will be inspected
3 Persons from each team involved will be allowed in the Tech
room only, unless granted permission by the Race Director.
will take place night of the event; all monies will be held until Tear down is
Any Driver that is deemed illegal in anyway during the
2015 season more than once will not be eligible for the Track Championship in
· Crate Motors Must be Sealed, GM, Nesmith or Fastrak:
Any Other Seals call before you haul. (Excluding Sportsman Class) All Crate
motors will be Teched by
The GM Tech Manual.
- Protest Fees
- Late Models :
600.00: Complete Teardown: Intake to Oil Pan
400.00: Remove 1 Head: Check Head, Bore and Stroke, 250.00:
- Crate Late Models will go by the 2015 Nesmith or
Fastrak weekly Protest Rules.
These can be found at www.nesmithracing.com or Fastrakracing.com
- Sportsman : 600.00: Complete Tear down: Intake
to Oil Pan
400.00: Remove 1 Head: Check Head, Bore and Stroke, Valves
250.00: Cubic Inch (PG)
Street Stock: 600.00 Complete Tear
down: Intake to Oil Pan
400.00 Remove 1 Head: Check Head, Bore and Stroke, Valves and Head
150.00 Remove & CC Head & Check Valve Size
250.00 Cubic Inch (P&G)
Rear Wheel Drive Cars: 400.00 Complete Tear down: Intake to Oil Pan
50.00 Pull Valve Cover
Front Wheel Drive Cars: 400.00 Complete Tear down: Intake to Oil Pan
Front Wheel Drives must have Haynes or Chilton Manual for tear down
- Visual Protest in all Classes will Cost 50.00 Track
will retain 100% of Money for Visual Protest. Visual Protest allowed after Heat
Track will retain 30% of all other Protest Fees in all Classes.
- Safety Equipment: This is Minimum
acceptable equipment, All Cars in all divisions.
- All Cars must have protective
windshield bars in front of driver
- All Cars must have a working
fire extinguisher, and securely mounted
- Rollover Protection: Four point
full roll cage, welded to mainframe walls or minimum 4.0inchx4.0inch,3/16ths thickness
steel pads continuously welded to main uni-body floor structure at strongest points.
Roll Cage is required unless specified by division rules.
- Main hoop behind driver must
have lateral bar positioned at approximately driver shoulder height when normally
seated for attachment of shoulder harness hardware. Main hoop must be X braced.
Forward uprights must be laterally braced at dash level and at top of windshield
area. Driver’s side of roll cage opening must have minimum of three (3) parallel
protective bars with at least six (6) inches of vertical spacing. Horizontal bars
must be braced vertically between courses at minimum intervals of 12 inches. Roll
cage opening opposite driver must have minimum, full X bracing. Main roll cage
structure must tie to front and rear fabricated frame clips, as utilized. Top
opening of roll cage must be X braced. All roll cage members must be minimum 1.50
inch outside diameter, 095 inch wall thickness DOM steel tubing.
- Driver Restraints: Five Point,
minimum three (3) inch wide, designed for racing harness required with quick-release
fasteners. Restraints must be secured to roll cage members and/or frame rails,
not to floor. Restraints must be maintained free of fraying or dry cracking and
are subject to periodic approval inspection. Driver restraints maximum 3 years
old. Window Nets are recommended.
- Seat: Designed for Racing steel
or aluminum types are required. No fiberglass seats. Seat must mount securely
to roll cage structure.
- Fuel Cell: Must be USFI Approved
type with full container Fuel cell must be securely mounted within protective
structure of car.
- Firewalls: All cars must have
metal firewalls between drivers compartment and engine and drivers compartment
and fuel cell
- Drive shaft Loops: All cars must
be equipped with a drive shaft retaining loop (1/4inch x 2.0 inch minimum size)
mounted approximately 12 inch rearward of the transmission so drive shaft cannot
fall in case of front u-joint failure. A second, rearward mounted drive shaft
loop is highly recommended unless specified in division rules. Drive shafts must
be painted white.
- Electrical: No electric fuel
pumps allowed unless specifically permitted by rules for a division. All cars
must have master electrical cutoff switch located within normal reach of driver.
Battery must be mounted securely in support frame and be covered to prevent spillage.
Traction control devices, whether electrically or mechanically engaged, are strictly
- Weight: Ballast weight must be
painted white with car number on weight. Must be secured with Bolts and Lock Nuts.
Any Car/Driver losing ballast weight on the track may be disqualified from said
event and fined $1 per pound of ballast weight lost. Track officials have the
right at any time to inspect Ballast weight on any Car .
- Weight of Race Car must be Posted
on Right Side A pillar before Race Car enters the Track ( Failure to do
so will result in disqualification )
- All Cars must have legible Numbers
on Both Doors and Top of Car .Measurement of numbers should be 24inch in height
- Cars with duplicate Numbers will
add a letter to the front of Number
- Drivers Safety Equipment Required
(Not optional) Full Coverage USFI Standard or Snell 90 Approved Helmet. One
or Two piece minimum single layer Nomex (or equivalent) driver suit. Fire retardant
Boots/Shoes. Fire retardant gloves.
- Infractions of rules set forth
in this complete document, whether regarding conduct and deportment or technical
specifications, subject the offender to (a) disqualification from an event(b)
loss of points and or monies and(c) suspension from subsequent competition for
a period to be determined by representatives of 411 Motor Speedway. 411 Motor
Speedway reserves the right to change and or amend any rule set forth at any time
without notice. 411 Motor Speedway reserves the right to reject entry to anyone.
411 Motor Speedway will not be responsible for any damage to any vehicle or personal
property located on Track Grounds.
- 411 Motor Speedway reserves the
right to adjust or amend any rules at any time without prior notice.