Rules



2017 Track Rules

2017 SECA Crate Late Model Rules

2017 Four Cylinder Rules

2017 Front Wheel Drive Rules

We will use SCDRA Rules. Rules taken from http://scdra.net/rules.htm

2017 General Rules
 
Basics: 
– Must be a stock 4 cylinder car
– No turbo or rotary engines allowed
– Stock-type fuel injection or stock manufactured carburetor only (Motorcraft, etc…).
  ONE 0.800″ maximum throttle body spacer may be used. No Holley, Weber or other racing  
  carburetors allowed.
  Carburetor must be stock for engine. 
– Motor must be stock appearing and in stock location  
– Motor must match car (ex. Honda must have Honda engine)  
– Any air or oil filters (K&N, etc.)  
– No cold air intakes for fuel injections – must be stock type breather system. A flexible rubber
  or plastic hose may be used in place of the stock airbox tube. No smooth metal or smooth  
  plastic tubing allowed. A cone type filter is allowed and may be connected
  directly to throttle body or the allowed tubes.   
– Aftermarket radiators okay – radiators can be braced for support  
– No aftermarket (racing) headers. Factory production header allowed
  without any tuning alterations.  
– Computer may be chipped and/or tuned.  

  NOTE: It is helpful to have a manual for your make and model car or
  truck if you are concerned that a question will come up in post race
  inspection.  
 
Weight Rules:  
– All cars must weigh 2,200 pounds with car and driver after the race
     Exceptions: 50 lb. weight break for HANS or like device
                      50 lb. weight break for containment seat
 
Body / Wheel / Tire Rules:  
– Any front or rear wheel drive car or truck  
– No all-wheel drive cars / trucks or all wheel steer cars  
– Must have stock rear and front suspensions as from factory  
– No racing springs (lowering) or shocks allowed  
– Stock production cars only  
– Mirrors are allowed  
– Must have a quality welded 4 point roll cage inside the car with a
  minimum of 0.95″ thickness tubing – SCDRA has final say in safety of
  the cage  
– Minimum 3 door bars / 2 side door bars – 6 point cages okay  
– No push bars past firewall  
– Spoked aftermarket wheels allowed – 7 inch maximum  
– Street legal DOT tires required. No drag radials, mud grip lug tires,
  racing tires or racing recapped tires allowed  
– Tires can be mixed and matched for stagger – any standard DOT
  street tire – Regular car tires only – No Hoosier street tires or racing
  recaps – must be standard street tires. Directional tires are allowed.  
– Aftermarket nose pieces allowed  
– 6 inch metal support to extend out behind nosepiece or to hold grill
  in place allowed  
– No push bars to extend beyond nose piece.  
 
Safety:

– RACING (not motorcycle) helmet, SA 2005 or newer is required.
– Minimum single-layer fire suit required (SA 3.2A specification recommended).
– Fire proof gloves strongly recommended (SFI 3.3 specification recommended).
– A 4 or 5 point harness, properly mounted per manufacturers specifications, is required.        
  Must have been manufactured in the last 5 years. Any worn, abraded or torn belts shall be
  replaced.
– A minimum 5 lb fire extinguisher is recommended and should be securely mounted within
  drivers reach.
– Only racing-type seats, properly mounted per manufacturers specifications, are allowed.              
  A full containment seat is strongly recommended. Cars equipped with full containment seats    
  will receive a 50 lb weight break.
– A head and neck restraint system  (SFI 16.1 compliant) is strongly recommended. Drivers using
  a head and neck restraint will receive a 50 lb weight reduction.
– Racing fuel cell and window nets are highly recommended.

Miscellaneous Rules:  
 
– SCDRA has final ruling on all questions of legality. A pre-race
  inspection will be made to ensure SAFETY only.  
– Questions of legality can and will be answered during the pre-race
  inspection if asked by entrant. No guarantee of legality shall be
  expressed or implied during pre-race inspection. Legality will be
  determined in POST-race inspection. 
– Competitors must present cars for inspection prior to participating in
  any racing event.   
– No radios allowed  
– RACEceivers or a like device is mandatory at all times on track.

2017 Thunder Series

2017 Limited Rules

2017 Stock Thunder Rules