2020 Merrittville Speedway Enduro Rules

WELCOME ENDURO COMPETITORS . . .

Here’s your opportunity to join in the fun, thrills and excitement of Enduro Racing

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 reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. 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. No equipment will be considered as having been approved by reason of having passed through inspection unobserved. The Race Director reserves the right to add, delete, modify or update the rules at anytime in the interest of providing parity for all competitors. These changes may be made via an announcement at the driver meeting, notation on the official entry coupon or a technical bulletin, and automatically amend all specifications herein. It is the responsibility of the competitor to obtain and become familiar with the current rules pertaining to the division in which he/she chooses to participate.

***THESE ARE CARS WE RACE, NOT RACE CARS***

ALL PARTICIPANTS: No radio / two way communication allowed (cell phone or any other form of communication to driver) The officials will use the one way radios for giving you info while in the car 

ENTRANTS: All drivers must be minimum 16 years of age.

ELIGIBLE VEHICLES: Events are open to American or Foreign Manufactured STREET CARS only, no convertibles, vans or pick-up trucks and SUVS. No race cars, street stocks, pro stocks or similar of any kind. These vehicles are to remain stock for make, model and year. The engine, rear end (or transaxle) and transmission must remain stock, with the exception of the modifications that follow. NO 4 WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES!

 

OFFICIAL CAR SPECIFICATIONS

CARS MUST BE STOCK –ALL EXCEPTIONS ARE NOTED – READ CAREFULLY

APPEARANCE: Lettering must be in good taste. We encourage theme cars (example - Spiderman, police, fire, Sponge-Bob). No cars with bad language

For the qualifying events, you may choose your own number, however the track will provide you with a number for the 100 lap main event. Which the roof fin will be attached to your roof for 100 lapper number.

BATTERY: Batteries if relocated, but must be contained in a marine type container and securely fastened.

BODY: All cars must retain their stock appearance. No cutting, chopping, channelling or shortening allowed. No cutting of wheel wells or fenders. A two foot hole must be cut in the hood to expose the carburetor or injectors in event of fire. Any sun roof hole must be covered. Any holes in the floors must be patched and secure.

Bumpers: must be stock for make and model (no add on heavy bumpers allowed)

DASH & FIREWALL & INTERIOR: Non-Metal interior trim and seats (other than drivers side interior door panel), must be

removed. There must be a firewall between the driver’s compartment and the trunk. The left side door is recommended to

leave interior panel for protection or add padding for protection if no cage bars. All door handles must be removed. NO SHARP OBJECTS WITHIN DRIVERS REACH. Extra padding is highly recommended.

DOORS: All doors welded shut. At least four (4) 1” welds per door. Doors can also be chained (if not welded) with a minimum of 1/4’’ chain loops and minimum of 3/8’’ bolts with 1 chain on each door. Also seat belts can also be used to help keep doors from opening

Hood: Must have minimum 2 hood pins, 2 seat belt buckles or 2 seat belts tied through corners of hood. This to keep hood from coming up well racing. Remove hood latch or the rod that latches to it to help aid in case of a fire.

ENGINE: Must be stock for that make model and in its original mounts. No bars or hoops in front of rad / bumper area allowed

Air Bags: ALL AIR BAGS MUST BE REMOVED AND UNPLUGED (meaning steering wheel, passenger, side curtain and seat air bags)

GAS TANK: Gas tank in original position. If not, it must be in the trunk strapped with at least four (4) 1” straps (no rusted straps -if so add extra). Gas tanks must be secure and No leaks allowed. If the gas tank is mounted in the rear trunk area, then the rear firewall between the driver and the gas tank must be completely sealed with sheet metal or aluminium sheet back to trunk lid.

GLASS, TRIM & WINDSHIELDS: All glass and plastic must be removed. This includes all chrome, lights, mirrors, reflectors, bulbs and trim. (Do not just paint over) Glass inside door panels and whole car must be removed. Trunk and inside of car must be swept clean. No outside mirrors. All knobs, handles, decks, unnecessary upholstery and seats must be removed. Front windshield may remain stock(no cracks on front windshield allowed) , but, IF REMOVED, a heavy duty screen with maximum 2’’ x 2’’ X 14 gauge minimum screen (.065”) must cover the area that the original windshield covered. Any screen must be pop riveted or welded from left roof pillar to right roof pillar. A centre support from the dash to the roof should also be added for support. NO CHICKEN WIRE OR SCREEN DOOR MESH OR CHAIN LINK FENCE ACCEPTED.

Exhaust: must be past driver’s area and must stay under car or can run through the hood (demo style)

NO EXHAUST INSIDE CAR ALLOWED

Hitches/Receivers: Must be removed

ROLL CAGE: A Four (4) point roll cage with a minimum of one side bar is HIGHLY recommended. With no cage hoops or bars in trunk or engine bay areas

SAFETY: All entrants must wear a proper fitting Snell approved full faced helmet and gloves. Fire retardant NOMEX or equivalent racing suit recommended. Neck collar recommended. NO T-SHIRTS OR SHORTS!

SEAT & SEAT BELTS: Seat must be securely mounted. Lap and shoulder belts securely mounted in working condition and lock. Race belts highly recommended. If no bar or cage behind the seat, it is mandatory to have a ratchet strap or chain from left to right door pillar

SUSPENSION: Must remain absolutely STOCK for that make and model. No racing suspension

TIRES & WHEELS: Must be street legal passenger car tires only with DOT numbers allowed and readable. No truck tires. No skid steer tires, No racing tires, No Hoosier tires. No magnesium or aluminium racing (aftermarket wheels). Stock wheels ONLY. No tires may remain at the Speedway.

ALL WHEEL WEIGHTS MUST BE REMOVED AND NO HUB CAPS!



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