Post by Delmarva Chargers on Apr 1, 2015 17:58:43 GMT -5
DELAWARE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY &
CHARGER DIVISION RULES
1. Any front wheel drive (FWD), 4 cylinder passenger car is permitted. Must
have been available with front and rear seats. No 2-seat sport type cars allowed.
2. All components not listed in these rules must be factory Original
Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
3. No 4-wheel drive vehicles, no 4-wheel steer vehicles permitted.
Engines and Transmissions
1. Only totally stock 4-cylinder engines permitted. Engines must remain
2. Automatic and manual transmissions allowed
3. Clutch and transmission and must remain stock and for make and model.
4. Cold-Air intakes are permitted
5. Both CV axles must be in place and operational in the transmission.
Capping the CV axle on one side is not allowed.
6. Direct injection motors are not allowed.
1. Carburetor or Fuel Injection permitted.
2. Turbo-chargers and super-chargers will NOT be permitted. No
nitrous of any kind permitted. If nitrous is found in the car an automatic
suspension from racing for the entire season will occur for the driver.
3. Fuel cell permitted. Maximum volume of 8-gallons allowed. Must be mounted
inside and centered in the trunk area. There must be a firewall in place
between the trunk and the back seat of the car.
4. Fuel injected cars may use stock fuel tank.
5. Fuel line may not run through the driver’s compartment.
6. Fuel line must be an approved fuel line. It cannot be a hose that isn’t
used specifically as a fuel line.
7. No pressurized fuel is allowed. If a driver is caught with pressurized
fuel, there will be a one year ban placed on that car.
8. Only pump gas from gas stations is allowed.
1. Single overhead cam cars must have a minimum weight limit of 2,400 lbs
with driver. Double overhead cam cars must have a minimum weight limit of 2,500
lbs with driver. No exceptions.
1. All cars must have exhaust that exits the car behind the driver.
2. Must remove Catalytic Converter.
3. No performance enhancing “traps” or exhaust parts will be permitted.
4. Header is permitted.
1. Bodies must remain stock. Fenders may be cut for tire clearance.
2. Front wheel wells may be removed.
3. Headlights and parking lights must be removed. ALL GLASS must be removed.
4. All bumpers must remain stock. No re-enforced bumpers allowed. Add plates
or attachments to help secure the plastic bumpers to the fenders. This helps
keep the bumper from falling off of the car.
5. Only stock firewalls in stock position will be allowed. No holes allowed
6. Trunk area must remain stock.
7. Driver’s door may be hulled for door bar clearance.
8. An aftermarket tach, oil pressure gauge, and water temperature gauge may
9. Air Bags must be removed.
10. Stock steering column only. An on/off switch may be added to the dash,
must be within reach of the driver.
11. Removable steering wheel is permitted.
12. Steering quickener not permitted.
13. Cars must be neatly painted and lettered. No duct tape or spray painted
letters or numbers. A one race grace period is allowed.
14. All doors must be fastened with the factory hinges in place and have at
least one other bolt besides the rub rail to secure it to the car.
15. A chain or cable must be attached to the front and rear bumpers of the
car so that it can be towed. The chain or cable must be visible.
Suspension and Brakes
1. Only stock suspension parts allowed. Although you may run approved ( by
class director) aftermarket coil springs.
2. You may alter any stock suspension part for handling purposes.
3. Car must have brakes on all four wheels, and must operate.
4. Maximum camber: 5 degrees. No rear wheel camber allowed.
5. Adjustable brakes are not allowed.
6. Only stock front and rear struts are allowed. No floating struts. After
market coil springs are allowed.
Tires and Wheels
1. RF tire recommended to be changed to at least a 205-65-R13, 14, or 15 if
2. Must run approved steel racing wheel on front. Rear optional
3. Absolutely no aluminum wheels.
4. It is suggested that 4 racing wheels, 4 manufactured steel wheels, or any
combination of the two are used for safety.
5. Bead-lock wheels are allowed.
1. Battery may not be located behind the rear axle. Battery cannot be
installed lower than the floor pan.
2. If location of battery is changed it must be mounted to the floor pan
with ¼ inch threaded rod with a ¼ inch plate under the floor pan. An enclosed
battery box is required. Marine boxes may be used as long as the hold down is
located inside the box.
3. Battery may remain in stock location, but must have approved hold down
Roll Cage and Safety
1. A 6-point roll cage is required. Must use 1 ½” roll cage tubing OD, .060”
thick and up. No pipe or tubing other than specified is allowed. No bars
through the firewall. All cars must have approved roll bar padding on drivers
side of car, above the drivers head and on sidebars. Roll cage must be welded
or bolted on a steel plate to the floorboard.
2. All cars must have four (4) left side door bars.
3. All cars must have a 1” x 2” x .120 wall thickness rectangular tubing rub
rail, bolted through the body, running the entire length between the front and
rear wheel openings. Must be mounted flush against the body at the height
center of tire and each end cut at an angle with no sharp edges.
4. It is highly suggested that a bar be added to the top of the roll cage
above the driver, either horizontally or diagonally. (Petty Bar)
5. An approved 5-point racing harness is required. The
date must remain on the harness and can be no older than three years
6. Approved aluminum, high back racing seat required. Seat must mount to an
approved seat mount. No seat may be mounted to the floor pan.
7. Protective debris screen mandatory to be installed in place of the
windshield. Must have at least 3 bars welded or bolted to car. May cover full
windshield area. Only mandatory to cover the driver side half.
8. Working fire extinguisher required. Must be mounted secure and within the
reach of the driver.
9. Driver must have a full fire suit, top and pants with an approved helmet.
Fire retardant racing gloves are required. The helmet must be SNELL 2010
approved. It must be a full face helmet. The driver must also have a neck brace or neck supporting device.
10. Age requirement is 14 and above, unless approved by Race Director.
11. ALL CAVALIERS AND SUNFIRES!!! We’ve had many problems in the past with
rear wheels hubs breaking. To prevent injuries and accidents it will be
mandatory to put a reinforced hub on LR AND RR wheel. Recommended to use a
89’-94’ Dodge Caravan hub.
1. The top 5 cars will be weighed after each race. If you
don’t go straight to the scale from the track, you will be disqualified.
2. Drivers that do not draw at the time of the race line
up will start in the rear. Drivers start where they draw unless they are
starting in the rear.
3. Cars will be randomly inspected throughout the year.
4. All cars must get a seal of approval to race.
5. Additional rules may be added throughout the year for
safety purposes only.
6. The winner of the race starts in the rear the following week. If the driver isn’t
present the following week, they will
be allowed to draw when they return.
7. Anyone who chooses to start in the rear will start
behind last week’s winner.
8. Points will be separate for each track.
9. Georgetown Speedway and Delaware International Speedway are SEPARATE tracks. If someone wins at Georgetown Speedway and the next race is at Delmar or vice versa, the winner is allowed to draw for a position. The winner of a non-point race is also allowed to draw for a position at the next race. If there is a rain date and we return to race at the same track, the winner must start in the rear.
10. If more than two competitors opt to start in the rear, the previous week’s winner must start behind them.
1. A Management (Competition Director) claim is in effect
at all times. Claim will be $3000 for motor only. Refusal of claim will result
in the suspension of the driver, car owner and car for the remainder of the
2. To claim a motor you must go to the pit shack to start
the process. For a motor to be claimed, the car must finish in the top 3 spots
during the race you want to claim the motor. The motor you claim has to finish
in first place at least three weeks in a row.
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