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Pure Stocks

General Rules 
Pure Stock is stock division for the budget minded racer.
If you have the financial means or desire to modify your car outside of the following rules please consider racing in the appropriate division.
Minimum age requirement is 14 years of age – Ages 14 -17 must have a notarized release form signed by their parent or legal guardian and a copy of birth certificate on file with Texana Raceway Park.
All drivers are required to have a working raceceiver.
 
DRIVER RESTRAINT/SAFETY: 
All Safety Equipment is Subject to Track Inspection and Approval, applies to all times a car is on the track including packing, both driver and passenger.
Snell-Rated Helmet in Good Condition, SFI-Approved full fire suit, fire retardant gloves, shoes and neck brace (or head and neck restraint system).
Minimum three inch wide SFI-Approved Five Point Safety Belt assembly required (2 inch with head and neck restraint system) and must mount securely to main roll cage with 7/16 bolts.
Fire-resistant roll bar padding required on any part of roll cage driver or passenger may contact while buckled in.
Aluminum high back racing seats required, (Driver and Passenger) must be securely mounted with a minimum of four 3/8 bolts.
Seat mounting must be integrated into roll cage design and be in stock OEM seating location, seat cannot be bolted to floor pan.
Minimum 16 inch X 20 inch driver’s side window net is required and must be mounted to roll cage so that latch is on top and front of window opening. (Also required on passenger side if passenger is in car).
Fire extinguishers are mandatory in the driver’s compartment within the reach of the driver when buckled in, must have a fill level gauge.
Recommend: Safety Belts to be no more than two years old.
 
FRAME: 
Any American made OEM 1964 or newer full frame or unibody full bodied rear wheel drive stock passenger car, S -10 or Ford Ranger Pickups, Station Wagons must be metric framed.
No Camaros, No Firebirds, No Trans AMs, No Mustangs, No Corvettes, No Convertibles, No Sports Cars or No Front Wheel Drives allowed. GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to Chrysler.
Frames must be OEM Stock, no cutting, shortening, lengthening or modifying is allowed.
Minimum wheelbase of 108 inches. (+ or – one inch) Frame may be X-braced.
Unibody cars may tie front frame to rear frame, may plate top section of rear unibody frame.
Full frame cars may replace rear frame section with minimum 2 inch x 3 inch x 095 steel tubing from 1 inch behind factory shock tower and be must be same length as material removed, shock tower must remain stock be in stock location and be full and complete.
 

ROLL CAGE: 
Minimum of a four point roll cage with continuous hoops must be constructed of magnetic steel tubing of no less than 1.5 inch OD x .095 inch wall thickness and must be welded to OEM frame.
Main roll cage and halo must be a minimum of 1 inch above drivers head with helmet on and buckled in car. Main cage rear hoop must have a minimum of one horizontal bar and one diagonal bar from top of hoop to bottom of down bar. Main cage front uprights must tie together with a minimum of one horizontal bar. Front left and right kickers required from main cage to in front of engine.
Rear left and right kickers required from main cage to rear frame section.
Front and rear loops allowed. All welds must be complete.
 
Door Bars: 
Minimum of 3 driver’s door bars 1.5 inch OD x .095 inch wall thickness, parallel to frame and perpendicular to driver and a minimum of 2 horizontal passenger door bars (passengers are allowed, but 3 bars also required on passenger side if passenger in car). 
Must be constructed with a minimum of 3 vertical bars from frame to top door bar in an intertwined fashion to strengthen door bar system.
Driver’s side steel door plate of 18 gauge or 0.0049 inch minimum thickness is required, plate must extend the full length of the door, may be welded into door bar system design. (Also required on passenger side if passenger in car). All welds must be complete.
 
BODY: 
Bodies must be stock appearing; panels may be replaced with stock appearing steel or aluminum aftermarket panels (18 or 20 gauge). Example: Five Star or Performance Bodies stock replacement panels.
4" max rear spoiler allowed. Small lift to hood over engine is allowed for accommodation of aftermarket hoods, but breather cannot protrude above stock hood line height.  No wings, no skirts.  , no air scoops, or anything that alters stock appearance. Bodies cannot be moved from the original rubber bushing location no more than + or - 1 inch.
Upper front windshield visor is allowed not to exceed 7 inches in width.
Doors must be bolted or welded shut, sunroofs and T-tops must be reinforced and enclosed.
All glass, plastic, upholstery, lights, mirrors, and trim must be removed.
Front inner fender wells may be removed.
Car must have A, B or C pillars. Front and rear firewall, floor pan must remain stock be full and complete and remain in stock location, floor pan may be cut for roll cage installation clearance only, all openings must be covered with 20 gauge steel to isolate the driver. Any rusted out or partially missing floor pans may be replaced or patched with 18 gauge steel.
Front and rear outer fenders may be cut for wheel and tire clearance. No excessive trimming of fenders or hoods allowed, must maintain stock appearance.
No enclosed interiors or decking allowed, no part of dash can be more than 28" inch from back edge of the center of the hood. Trunk floor may be removed.
Racecar and body should be maintained in such a manner as to keep a presentable appearance.
Inner skin may be removed from hood, truck lid and doors.
Hood and trunk must be secured with hood pins, no holes allowed in hood except for hood pins.
Must start each race night with all body panels including hood, trunk lid, fenders, nose or tail piece and bumpers. Cars with floppy or loose body parts considered as a safety hazard will not be allowed to compete until requested repairs are made.
A minimum of three vertical windshield bars are required in front of driver, must be solid steel bars minimum 3/8” OD (also required on passenger side if passenger in car) and must extend from upper windshield flange at roof to lower windshield flange at cowl.
No roof rake, must remain as OEM produced.
 
NERF BARS: 
One Nerf bar per side allowed not to exceed 1 ½ inches from body line.
May be constructed of square or round mild steel tubing maximum of 1 ½ inch OD.
Must be rounded or closed and turned back toward body with a 90 degree angle on both ends, with no sharp edges.
Performance Bodies type Lexan Decal Protection OK, must be mounted be flush to body.
Nerf bar or decal protection may not extend past front edge of door and must end in front of rear wheel opening.
 
BUMPERS: 
Stock type front and rear bumpers required with straps to prevent hooking.
Fabricated pipe front and rear bumpers will be allowed on cars with aftermarket nose and tail pieces.
All support piping must be behind nose and tail pieces, support may extend past front frame horns but no bracing allowed outside front frame horns.
NO CATTLE GUARD FRONT OR REAR BUMPERS – Subject to Track Inspection and approval.
No sharp edges.  Must have a visible chain loop for wrecker hook up on front and rear of car.
 
ENGINE: 
Any OEM factory production small block cast iron V-8 engine with a maximum of 364 cubic inch displacement. Stock replacement 2 or 4 valve relief pistons, no light weight pistons or wrist pins, OEM or OEM replacement 5.7 connecting rods only, aftermarket rod bolts allowed.
Stock OEM or OEM standard weight replacement cranks, minimum crankshaft weight 48lbs. no bull nosing, lightening holes or knife edging allowed. Maximum stroke of 3.48 inches. Engine balancing OK.
No splayed main caps. Engine bolts may be aftermarket. Aftermarket harmonic balancer OK.
Maximum engine cranking compression is 160 psi. For testing the engine rotating assembly will be “spun” by the starter, for five “hits” on the cylinder being tested. Aftermarket oil pans OK, recommend a 1” inspection plug. The plug should be located on the left hand side approximately 2” down from the pan rail and in line with a connecting rod assembly that is convenient to look at when the pan is installed in the car.
No type of windage trays allowed. OEM type timing chain system only, double roller OK, No gear drives or belt drives. Aluminum pulleys and serpentine belt system OK
Cast iron water pump, may be aftermarket. Aftermarket power steering pump with integrated tank OK
Motor must be in OEM location; solid motor mounts allowed but must be in OEM location, NO tolerance
.
**602 GM Crate engine is allowed with no modifications. Must be sealed with Crate engine bolt kit. Must run 2 barrel 4412 carb on crate motor option.
 
Cylinder heads - 
OEM production unaltered cast iron cylinder heads with a minimum 72cc combustion chamber. OEM casting number must remain on heads. Vortec or double hump OEM heads not allowed. 305 heads allowed on 305’s only, 305 heads not allowed on 350’s.
Maximum 1.94 intake valves and 1.50 exhaust valves, Exception: 1.630 exhaust valves allowed on Chrysler Engines. Heads may be flat milled for surfacing reasons only, no angle milling.
Valve spring OD diameter must not exceed 1.250 inch (+ or - .015 inch).
Guide plates, 3/8 X 7/16 screw in studs and poly locks allowed, pinning of OEM studs allowed.
1.5 or 1.6 Stamped Steel Rockers on GM & Chrysler, 1.6 on Ford (No full roller or roller tipped rockers allowed).
No grinding of any kind allowed on heads, no gasket matching, no porting or polishing.
After-market valve cover with breather tubes OK. Oil diverters are allowed under valve covers.
Intake Stock 
Unaltered cast iron or aluminum OEM intake manifolds only. No aftermarket, bowtie, marine, or high-rise intakes. No internal modifications of any intake permitted, No deburring or grinding allowed.
Must have a ¼ inch accessible vacuum port on intake for Tech.
 
Camshaft and Lifters Hydraulic 
Camshaft and hydraulic flat tappet lifters only, no hydraulic OEM roller lifters.
Rhoads, Variable Duration or “Bleed Down” lifters are not allowed.
Maximum valve lift of .450 inch measured at steel retainer.
Solid lifter will be used at tech for testing purposes. Maximum push rod length of 7.800 inch.
OEM firing order cannot be changed thru cam design. GM firing order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2.
Engine must have a minimum of 15 inches of vacuum at 1000 engine RPM. No tolerance
No vacuum canisters allowed, brake booster will be disconnected and capped during time of vacuum inspection.
 
CARBURETOR: 
One unaltered 500 CFM Holly 4412 2-Barrel, is subject to be checked with go-no-go gauge.
Removal of the choke flap is the only modification allowed, choke horn must remain, cannot be removed.
Must have two throttle return springs. An adapter/spacer will be allowed under the carburetor, maximum 1” thickness. No 4412 Ultra XP Carburetors will be allowed.
No GM Q/Jets, GM Spread Bores, Ford Motorcraft or Chrysler OEM 4-Barrels allowed.
No fuel injection. Maximum air cleaner of 14 inches diameter x 4 inches height. No top flow style air cleaners allowed. No type of RAM Air or Forced Air Induction will be allowed.
 
FUEL: 
Pump Gas, Aviation Gas or Race Fuel with no additives, no methanol or smell enhancing additives. Mechanical fuel pump must be stock mount push rod activated; aftermarket manual type pump is OK. (Example: Carter, AC, Holley).
Electric fuel pumps are not allowed.
Fuel lines which pass thru driver’s compartment must be enclosed in metallic conduit or pipe from front firewall to rear firewall. 
 
FUEL CELL: 
Racing Fuel Cell is required, maximum capacity of 22 gallons and must be enclosed in a 20 gauge steel container.
Must mount between rear frame rails and be properly supported and protected.
A minimum of two solid steel 2 inch in X 1/8 in thick straps are required around entire fuel cell.
Fuel cell may not be lower than rear frame rails.
Fuel Cell may also be mounted on top of stock trunk floor pan and be secured with 1 inch X 1/8 inch straps or 3/8 inch steel cable.
Fuel cell or tank must have a one way check valve to prevent fuel leakage in event of roll over. No plastic boat tanks.
 
EXHAUST: 
Stock cast iron exhaust manifolds only, No center dump (ram horns), marine, or tubular steel type
exhaust manifolds. No headers. Exhaust pipes must turn down or extend past driver’s compartment. No porting, acid dipping or modifying manifolds of any kind allowed.
 
TRANSMISSION/DRIVESHAFT: 
Only OEM production transmission allowed, with the exception of No 5, 6 speed or overdrive transmissions allowed.
All forward gears must be in working order on all transmissions, with a neutral and working reverse.
No aluminum or light weight flywheels.
Automatics 
Must have a fully operational torque converter with a minimum of 11 inch diameter with no modifications.
No “Dummy” converters. No Direct Drive automatic transmissions allowed.
Automatics must pass following inspection, with engine at idle, and brake applied, transmission must shift from “neutral” gear to “reverse” gear and from “neutral” gear to “low “gear, without causing engine to stall. Race car must remain stationary during such shifting and testing.
SFI Rated flex plate required, Scatter shield recommended on all automatic transmissions.
Transmission cooler OK, if mounted in driver’s compartment must be shielded to protect driver from fluid in case of leak.
Standards 
Must have a minimum 10.5 inch clutch, pressure plate, OEM or OEM replacement steel flywheel.
Standard transmissions must have a ¼ inch steel plate covering the bell housing 180° over the sides and top of clutch assembly or explosion proof steel bell housing. Aftermarket clutch pedal, hydraulic master cylinder, and throw out bearing OK. Car must be self-starting.
 
DRIVESHAFT 
All drive shafts must be steel with a minimum diameter of 2.5 inch, painted white with the car number.
Drive shaft must have a 360 degree safety loop constructed of min 0.25 inch thick by 2 inch in width and mounted within 6 inches of the front u-joint. No chain loops allowed.
 
SUSPENSION: 
Front and rear suspension must be stock for that make and model with no modifications.
No alterations to any part of the suspension will be allowed.
Nonadjustable tubular type upper control arms are allowed, must use steel cross shaft.
Following part numbers allowed:
- Day Motor Sports Part # UP-41000R/L, UP-910-34394R/L, Speedway Motors 910-34394R/L or 910-31134R/L, must install right on right (8” C-C), left on left (81/2”C-C).
- Speedway Part # 910-34397-91/4.
Cannot relocate or move upper A-arm mounts on frame.
Ball joints must be OEM replacement. No extended, low friction or rebuildable type ball joints.
Upper and Lower A-Arm bushings may be replaced with OEM rubber type only.
No offset, spherical or low friction bushings allowed front or rear.
Aftermarket steel springs allowed, minimum 5 inch OD springs, rear springs may be of single or double pigtail design and fit stock spring perch on rear end, may not exceed 14 inches in free height.
No adjustable spring spacers or adjustable weight jacks of any kind, Leaf spring cars may use nonadjustable lowering blocks, must use OEM replacement rubber style bushings in front and rear
springs, rear sliders not allowed. No bump stops of any kind allowed.
Sway bars allowed, must be OEM design, with equal height/spacing on each side, no preload.
 
Rear springs must have a minimum on one pigtail and pigtail must be mounted to factory axle perch.   Nonadjustable spring bucket allowed on rear end in stock location and center of rear end.  Maximum free length of spring is 14 inches. (Updated 06/20/17
 
SHOCKS: 
OEM stock mount replacement shocks only. Shocks can be claimed by track for $35 per shock at any time.
No air shocks. Shocks must have stock type rubber ends, no screw on type rod ends, must be mounted in stock location on frame. Shocks must fully collapse and extend.
 
Shocks must be mounted in stock location.  Shocks can be aftermarket but cannot be rebuildable.  No screw on type rod ends allowed.  Must be steel bodied shocks. (updated 06/20/17)

 
REAR END: 
Rear-end must be stock OEM for make and model of car. OEM Brackets in STOCK location.
Control arms cannot be lengthened or shortened. Any gear ratio is allowed as long as the housing doesn’t have to be altered to accept. Rear end must be locked. Mini spools OK. No limited slip or posi-traction allowed. Aftermarket axles are allowed.
 
STEERING: 
Must use stock OEM gearbox for make and model.
May use aftermarket steering shaft, related components and quick release steering wheel disconnect.
Quick Steer is optional.
Drag link, tie rods and all other steering components must be OEM replacement for make and model.
Bolt on Spindle Savers OK.
 
BRAKES: 
Brake system must remain stock OEM. OEM pedals in STOCK location, brake pedal may not be extended.
Single (1) OEM or OEM replacement brake master cylinder. No brake bias adjusters.
Car must have a minimum of 3 wheel brakes in working order at all times, right front shutoff valve is allowed. RF brake must be operational if valve is in open position.
For safety purposes, rear disc brakes optional, rear disc brakes must be steel components only; caliper must be of single piston type only.
 
WHEEL/TIRES: 
Wheels 
Any 15 inch diameter X 8 inch wide steel wheel permitted. 5/8 studs and 1 inch lug nuts are required.
Maximum 1 inch wheel spacers are allowed, minimum of 2 available threads must be visible on stud after tightening of lug nut. No bead locks, adaptors or tire screws are allowed.
Tires 
Hoosier G-60, American Racer KK704, Southwest Speed Dirt 60, 60 Series Street Tires or 8-10 Inch Asphalt takeoff are allowed. Grinding, siping and grooving allowed, No chemical softening or conditioning. 
ELECTRICAL/BATTERY: 
The car must have a battery disconnect switch located outside the car and easily accessible to emergency track personnel and clearly label. If the car is equipped with a working alternator the switch must also disable alternator.
All cars must have an ignition switch and must be clearly labeled and accessible form outside of car for track personnel. Only one 12 volt battery is allowed.
Battery must be in sealed enclosure and securely mounted if in located driver’s compartment, recommended to be trunk area and must be between and above frame rails, subject to track safety inspection and approval. Aftermarket Starter OK, must be block mounted.
 
IGNITION: 
OEM Stock type distributor in stock location only, can be HEI or points type.
Aftermarket OEM style replacement components OK
All components of HEI distributor including coil must be internal, points ignition may run external coil.
No external spark boxes or adjustable rev limiters. NO traction control devices of any kind.
Excluding spark plug and external coil wires, maximum of 2 wires connected to distributer one switched positive for ignition and one for tachometer.
 
RADIATOR/ENGINE COOLING: 
Only one radiator is permitted in stock location, Aluminum radiator OK.
Radiator protection is required, must not extend outside frame horns or forward of hood.
Radiator core support may be removed and alternate radiator support fabricated.
Water pump mounted fans only, spacers allowed, No electric fans.
 
WEIGHT/BALLAST: 
Minimum Weight - 3400lbs. with driver and Maximum of 53% rear percentage to be checked after race. If after a race upon inspection a car w/ driver is over 53% rear percentage the driver will be allowed to address collected mud on the car and get one chance to rescale. (Appointed tech inspector will watch removal of mud from car).
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Minimum Weight – 3300 lbs. with driver and Maximum of 50% rear percentage to be checked after race. If after a race upon inspection a car w/ driver is over 50% rear percentage the driver will be allowed to address collected mud on the car and get one chance to rescale. (Appointed tech inspector will watch removal of mud from car).
 
All ballast weight must be securely fastened.
Must be painted white and include car number. Ballast weight cannot be mounted inside driver’s compartment.
 
CAR NUMBERS: 
Numbers must be a minimum of 24 inches in height and 4 inches in width; must be on both sides of car and positioned on roof so it can be read from passenger side of car.
All numbers must be of a contrasting color and be easily read from scoring tower.
Recommend one 6’ number on front of car to aid in line procedures

Street Stocks

#1. Weight Rule
- 3150 lb. min. w / driver. Maximum of 53% rear percentage to be checked after race. If after a race upon inspection a car w/ driver is over 53% rear percentage the driver will be allowed to address collected mud on the car and get one chance to rescale. (Appointed tech inspector will watch removal of mud from car).

#2. Appearance
- Car must have a factory recognizable appearance. Stock, remanufactured and homebuilt steel or aluminum body panels are allowed. Truck, El Camino, Cadillacs, Station wagons, any full size car from factory is legal. No compact bodies. Rear spoiler and sideboards cannot be taller than 6 inches, maximum length is 12 inches on the sideboards.  Spoiler cannot exceed width of car. Driver cockpit can be enclosed. Car appearance will be heavily scrutinized. Body must be maintained and kept neat. Side panels cannot be straight laid sheet metal i.e. late model look. Body lines need to be introduced, including pillars, and door posts so fans can relate. You must have full fenders. Hoods can be aftermarket fiberglass. We encourage 5 star racing bodies street stock bodies, Performance bodies and the new muscle car Camaro, Charger, and Mustang bodies. Cannot resemble late model type body.

#3. Shocks
– Shocks must be steel, no aluminum allowed. One shock per wheel only. Shock mounts can be altered and be mounted externally. Heim joint shocks are allowed. Rebuildable shocks are allowed. Adjustable and any shock that requires an external reservoir is not allowed. Gas shocks are allowed.

#4. Springs
- Springs must be steel front and back, coil or leaf. All springs must mount in stock positions. Racing springs are allowed. No Chrysler leaf springs allowed. Rear coil springs can be moved fwd or back a max. of 3 inches from the center of the rear end housing but still must mount to the top of rear end. Any height spring front or back. Weight jacks are allowed front and rear.

#5. Suspension
– All suspensions must use stock lower control arms in the stock location. Upper control arms can be aftermarket but must be a nonadjustable IMCA style arm and location of upper control arm mounts can be moved or altered. Any ball joint is allowed.  Centerlink, all tie rods, pitman arm, spindles, sway bars and idler arms must be stock replacement. Rear coil spring cars must use stock style lower trailing arms in the stock chassis mount location. Trailing arms can be a stock replacement but must be stock length. Trailing arms can be reinforced. Upper trailing arms can be aftermarket arms and can be adjustable. Location of the upper trailing arms mounts on the chassis and rear end can be relocated. Aftermarket bushing are allowed. Monoballs are illegal. 3 link rear suspension is allowed. Top pull bar must be solid with no spring, bushing or biscuit it cannot be longer than 36”. Panhardbars min. length is 26”. No aluminum parts will be allowed. Lowering blocks, adjustable rear shackles, rear sliders and weight jacks are all allowed on leaf spring cars. Leaf spring cars can have only one mounting hole on the front leaf spring bracket. Hole must be the same height left to right on front leaf spring mount. All coil spring car’s rear end brackets can have multi-hole mounting options but still must use the stock lower chassis mount position.

#6. Steering
– Aftermarket stock style steering box is allowed. No rack n pinion steering. Remote reservoir is allowed. Racing power steering pump is allowed. Quick Steering box is allowed between steering box and steering wheel. All steering wheels must use quick disconnect adaptors.

#7. Differential
– Factory rear ends only. No aftermarket rear end, no quick change allowed. 9Inch ford in GM cars is allowed. Floaters are allowed. All floating nine inch rear ends must have a wheel cover on the right rear wheel during racing. First offense is probation, Second offense will be disqualification at that event. All differentials must be locked at all times. No limited slip allowed of any kind. Aftermarket brackets are allowed. Rear end housing maybe reinforced. Aluminum drive shafts and or racing drive shafts are allowed.

#8. Brakes
– 3 brake minimum. Disc brakes are recommended on rear. All disc or hats must be steel and cannot be vented or have holes drilled in them. Aftermarket brake pedals and master cylinders are allowed. Duel brake master cylinder is allowed. Brake pressure gauges are allowed. Brake adjuster, shutoff valve, or proportioning valves are all allowed and can be within reach of the driver for adjustment when in competition. No aftermarket brake calipers.

Stock or oversized brake calipers are allowed as long as they are over the counter stock replacements. No aluminum calipers allowed.

#9. Bumpers / Nerf Bars
– Nerf bars are allowed in the door area only. They are to be within 3 inches from touching body panels. No front or rear wrap around bumpers that stick outside the body. Make sure your front fenders and rear quarter panels are covering the rub bars and braces. Front and rear plastic nose pieces are allowed and can be reinforced behind them. No late model nose pieces. Front bumpers may have a push bar in front of plastic nosepiece but must be within stock frame horns. Bumper loops are recommended both front and rear. If stock bumpers are used, along with your normal bracing steel chains must be welded so they do not fall off. If you cause a caution due to bumper hang up with another car you will also be sent to the back due to poor designing on your part. Study your rear bumpers to keep from being hooked.

#10. Frames
– All frames must be OEM factory. No custom built front clips. All front clips will be stock and unaltered up to the firewall. No narrowing and modifying of the frame, brackets or cross member. Frame can be notched for fuel pump clearance. Frame can be notched to make spring changes easier. OEM Frames must go from front chassis to rear chassis. Frame rails may be reinforced. Frames may be X braced. Uni-body frames must tie frame together. All frames behind rear end can remove the old frame altogether and box it in. Example: Sport mod rear frame. Tubular rear clips are allowed for leaf spring cars must weight 3150 lbs. Front leaf spring mount must be in the stock location with a single leaf spring mounting hole at the same height left to right.

#11. Roll cage
– Minimum of 1 ½” x .095 wall thickness round steel tubing is what we want your cage to be constructed of. Must have a 4 point cage around driver. Must have supports extending into the front engine bay and rear trunk area for additional support and strength. A minimum of (3) door bars are to be in driver’s door for protection and at least (2) in the passenger side. An exterior door plate of steel over the outside door bars is recommended.

#12. Safety
– Window nets, racing gloves, neck braces, fire suit, and helmet are all mandatory. Fire extinguisher must be inside car and ready for any situation. Raceivers are mandatory. Fuel cell must be protected with a cell can. All fuel cells must have a rollover valve on vent and flapper on filler side. Racing seatbelts will have dates checked.

#13. Wheels / Tires
- Only 8” steel wheels any offset. (1) RR bead lock only. No aluminum wheels. Tires to choose from will be any 8 inch asphalt takeoff, Hoosier g60, American RacerKK704 and 15KK704. Tires may be sanded, sipped, or grooved. No soaking or softening of tires allowed. Wheel spacers are allowed.

#14. Transmission / Driveline
- Automatics must have a working fwd and reverse gear.10 inch min. and all must be a working functional converter. Standards must have a steel scatter shield. 10.5 inch clutch min. Pressure Plate assembly. cannot have any aluminum parts within the assy. No mini clutches allowed. No direct drives. No traction control of any type. Only factory standard transmissions allowed. No aftermarket racing transmissions. Listed below are legal transmissions and the legal gears. Driveshaft must be painted white. Automatics can run coolers provided driver is protected. Stock Transmission Gear Ratios

#15. Carb / Intake / Fuel / Ignition
– 4412 Holley two barrel is a legal carb. Must pass all Go-No-Go Gauge testing specs. Aftermarket metering blocks are allowed, no carb spacers are allowed. 2 carb to 4 barrel adaptor is allowed 1 1/4” max adaptor height including gaskets. Any cast iron or aluminum intake manifold is allowed. No Brezinski, porting, polishing, acid porting, gasket matching allowed or any other modifying / machine work to intake. Take out of box and bolt on is what we want. Maximum Carburetor Base Height is 6.25”. No sheet metal intake, tunnel ram, fuel injection or electric fuel pumps. No alcohol or fuel additives are allowed. Only racing gas or aviation fuel is allowed. Any mechanical or belt driven fuel pump. Any 12 volt ignition system. External coils and ignition boxes are allowed. No crank trigger or magnetos.  Edelbrock Formula:

Carburetor Base Height = (A + B) / 2 + Carburetor Adapters, Spacers, Gaskets.

#16. Exhaust
– Maximum 1 3/4” header tube. Step headers, crossover headers and fender headers are allowed. No 180 degree headers. Some tracks will require mufflers. Y and H pipes are allowed. No tri Y Headers or Lung Headers.

#17. Misc
– #1 spark plug must be even or in front of ball joint. Aluminum radiator, racing fans, aluminum pulley’s are legal.

#18. Motor
- Manufactory body, frame and engine is not mandatory that they match. Example: Metric car with a Ford motor.GM Crate engines will follow the IMCA Sport Mod crate rule package.  GM Crate Engine:  may use any Holley 4-barrel carburetor, all components (float bowls and main body) must by Holley manufactured.  Metering blocks and base plate may be billet aluminum, non-Holley.  No aerosol-style carburetors allowed.  May use one inch thick carburetor spacer, must use Moroso part# 64940 with GM crate.  Maximum 0.100 inch thick carburetor gaskets only.  MUST use original HEI distributor with MSD #8728 rev-control and 6,200 RPM chip.  Must use unaltered sealed GM #88958602 or #19258602 crate engine.  Upon inspection, any different, altered or missing GM seal bolts will result in disqualification, loss of all points for the season, and a suspension.  Oil pan may be replaced with Tech Inspector with Kevko pan #1090NRHw/ISP and Kevko pick-up #1003-3/4.  Disqualification for any crate engine not using required spacer, distributor, rev limiter, pushrods, valve springs or rocker arms.  Refer to IMCA sport mod crate engine rules for details.

Blocks
- All blocks must be a factory OEM style cast iron. No 400 or Bowtie blocks. .362 Cubic Inch is maximum engine size.

Rotating Assy . – Max. Stroke is 3.50. Must use a cast or steel crankshaft with 45 lb. minimum. Weight limit. Connecting Rods cannot be titanium. Floating wrist pins are allowed. Pistons must be flat top cast or forged. Any piston ring allowed. Aftermarket balancers are allowed.

Valve Train
– No roller camshaft or lifters. Maximum .550 advertised lift. Which means measured at the cam lobe maximum measurement is .367. No vacuum rule. Any valve spring/retainer combination. No titanium parts allowed except retainers. Stud mounted roller rockers only. Poly locks, guide plates and stud girdles are allowed.

Cylinder Heads

Option (1)
any cast iron closed chamber OEM factory head allowed with a minimum of 62 cc, straight or angle plug. Max intake 2.02 & max exhaust 1.60.

Option (2)
any open chamber OEM or Aftermarket cast iron head with a min. of 72 cc, straight or angle plug. Max intake 2.02 & max exhaust 1.60.

Option (3)
World Products S/R Part # 043610 straight plug 67 cc. Can be cut down to 62 cc. Head comes as a 170 cc runner. This is what we would consider to be a closed chambered aftermarket replacement head for the hard to find double humps. Max intake 1.94 & max exhaust is 1.50.

Option (4)
any cast iron OEM Vortec head except no factory performance or bowtie Vortex head will be allowed. No aluminum heads. Three angle valve jobs are allowed. No removing or machining of castings in the valve pocket. No porting, polishing, acid porting, gasket matching allowed. Heads may be flat or angle milled but must meet cc requirements. Any work done in the bowl area must be done with a 360 degree cut, with the valve guide as the center point. Any cast iron OEM Ford and Chrysler heads allowed with valves no larger the 2.04 inch intake and 1.70 inch exhaust.

Ford may use World Products Ford part Number 53040-1 or -2cast # (I-061) (64cc chamber) stock replacement cylinder head allowed, head must remain as produced, seat angles, valve springs (1.437” max. O.D.) and valve sizes cannot be changed: three angle valve job only (absolutely no casting removal in valve pocket of head, for any reason). 

Please ask questions if you feel you have a gray area before doing it. If you interpret the rules without asking you leave yourself in a possible position to be disqualified. Any gray area concerning rules as they are brought up and answered we will clarify and add to the rules in red. We reserve the right to change the rules to keep competition fair for our competitors at any time. Any changes will be posted and brought to the attention of all drivers best as possible through normal social media and drivers meeting at races.

Limited/Sport Modifieds

We will run IMCA sanction rules. 

Please go to https://www.imca.com/rules/southernsportmod/ to review the rules.

**EXCEPTION** IMCA stamping on tires is not required.

Modified Lites

We will follow the Modified Lite Stars Rules.

Please go to http://modlitestars.org/rules.php to review the rules.

These restrictions are in place:

  • Stock Motors Only
  • Solid Link Bars
  • Medium Hoosiers Only

Go-Karts

Rule Disclaimer: Rules may be changed by track at any time. 
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. Participants are to comply with these rules.
No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with the rules and regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.
The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her 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 from these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.

All components are subject to the inspection and approval of officials. No equipment will be considered as having passed through inspection unobserved.

The right of interpretation of all rules shall be held by the track officials are not subject to any other interpretation. It is known drivers and owners will push the limit on all rules for an advantage; it is part of any sport. If found in a gray area expect disqualification by tech. Gray area questions should be identified to tech prior to race event, and if there is no significant advantage you will have one week to fix discrepancy. If advantage is black and white you will be asked to fix discrepancy prior to racing in the scheduled event. If not divulged prior to competing and found during post-race inspection automatically expect disqualification and come back and try the following week.

Sportsmanship:
Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.  Rough driving will not be tolerated.  Anyone called for rough driving will be sent to the pits.  Two (2) offenses in the same night will result in disqualification for that night.  Any conduct by children, kart owners, parents, pit crews, etc. towards another child, parent, pit crew, etc. deemed inappropriate will be disqualified for that race night and/or for the remainder of the season.  This includes going to another competitor’s pit area.  If a situation arises, notify an official immediately and let them handle it.  Any conduct by children, kart owners, parents, pit crew, etc. deemed inappropriate towards any racing official will be barred from the premises for the remainder of the season.  Any discussion with any official must be in a normal voice and manner.  Refusal to have the kart inspected will result in loss of points for the entire race season and one (1) week suspension.

Classification:
Youth – Ages 4-7 years old

Junior – Ages 8-11 years old

Senior – Ages 12 and Up

Texana Raceway officials will make adjustments as they see fit to keep the classes competitive and safe.  If a beginner child is 10 years old but has never raced, they may start off in the youth for a few races or until the Texana officials feel the child has proven their skills to move into the class they belong.

Engine Protesting:
The engine protest fee is $175.  The protest money must be paid before the race starts.  Any kart competing in a race can protest any kart competing in the same race as long as the protested kart finishes ahead of the protester kart.  Once the race has ended, the track will confiscate both the engine of the kart doing the protesting and the engine of the kart being protested.  The tech man will tech both engines to make sure both are legal.  If both are legal the protester will get both engines and the protested will receive the $175.  If either engine is found to be illegal, the track will keep the illegal engine.  If the protester’s engine is illegal, the protested engine will get their engine back plus the $175.  If the protested engine is illegal then the protestor’s motor will be returned and the $175 will be refunded.  When a protest is made it does not include air cleaner setup, exhaust, clutch, linkage or guards.
 
Safety Requirements:

  • All karts must have at a minimum a 4 point safety belt bolted to the frame
  • All karts must have a kill switch in front of the driver within reach
  • All weights must be securely mounted to the frame with kart number on weight
  • Roll bar padding is highly recommended
  • All karts must have legible numbers of at least six (6) inches in height, mounted on top of the kart
  • All drivers must wear an approved full-face safety helmet with complete eye protection
  • All drivers must wear long sleeves and pants at a minimum but a driver suit is recommended
  • Neck brace and arm restraints are required
  • Long hair must be pulled back

Frames:
Any production and custom frame allowed.  Must be made of steel.  No aluminum or titanium.  Champ karts are okay.  No suspension karts.

Body:
Bodies are optional.  Fiberglass, aluminum or steel bodies if you choose to put a body on it.  Feet must be protected with nose cone or tubing.

Suspension:
No suspension is allowed.

Bumpers and Nerf Bars: – MANDATORY
Front and rear bumpers of max 1” O.D. tubing are required and must cover ½ of the tires and may not exceed past the outside of the tires.  Nerf bars of max 1” O.D. tubing are required and may not extend past the outside of tires.  Bumpers and nerf bars have rounded ends.  No sharp edges. 

Roll Cages:
A roll cage is required.  Cage must be constructed of minimum 3/4” O.D.  Cage must be securely mounted to the frame.

Wheels:
Any steel or aluminum wheels allowed.  Wheel spacers between the wheel and HUB are not allowed.

Tires:
Turf type tires only.  No aftermarket racing tires are allowed.

Fuel:
Gasoline only.  No methanol.

Drive Train:
Must be live axle type.  Must be chain or belt driven.  Chain guard must be in place between chain and driver.

Clutches:
Shoe clutch only

Weight Rule:
Youth – 265lbs.

Junior – 290 lbs.

Senior – 320 lbs.

Brakes:
Must have a minimum of two (2) rear wheel brakes.  Brakes must be in good working order.  Must have guard in place over brake rotor.

Engine:
The central machinery Harbor Freight 196CC “blue motor” 6.5HP horizontal shaft overhead valve gas engine is allowed.  The Predator 212 engine is also allowed from Harbor Freight.  No modifications to motor other than exhaust, governor, and air cleaner.  Any exhaust is allowed as long as it has a flanged end.  Carburetor may not be modified other than the jets.

 

2018 GENERAL RULES

Texana Raceway Park General Track Rules
 
Rule Disclaimer: Rules may be changed by track at any time. 
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. Participants are to comply with these rules.
No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of or compliance with the rules and regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.
The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her 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 from these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.
 
All components are subject to the inspection and approval of officials. No equipment will be considered as having passed through inspection unobserved.
 
The right of interpretation of all rules shall be held by the track officials are not subject to any other interpretation. It is known drivers and owners will push the limit on all rules for an advantage; it is part of any sport. If found in a gray area expect disqualification by tech. Gray area questions should be identified to tech prior to race event, and if there is no significant advantage you will have one week to fix discrepancy. If advantage is black and white you will be asked to fix discrepancy prior to racing in the scheduled event. If not divulged prior to competing and found during post-race inspection automatically expect disqualification and come back and try the following week. All payout will be forfeited if disqualified.
 
Points will be awarded toward championship.
 
Car Registration: 
Registration of car is $25.00. Registration form must be completed with driver information and owner’s name, social security number and address. (One time per year) (See Registration form on Web Site)
There will be no duplication of car numbers. All cars must have registered number on the car.
Out of area vehicles will be allowed to run in the class it most qualifies for. They will have a pre-race inspection with tech and if there is significant advantages; you will be asked to fix discrepancies prior to racing. If unable to compete Texana Raceway Park will refund entrance fee prior to race event, and we welcome you to stay and be a spectator, if you choose to remain in pit area only car registration will be refunded of $25 as pit pass is $25.
Previous year class champions will have parking secured up to 6PM of the first race of the new season. If not registered prior to 6PM of first race parking spot will be forfeited.
ALL REGISTERED DRIVERS AND OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR READING AND OBEYING RULES
 
Minimum Age for Drivers: 
Minimum age requirement is 14 years of age for all classes at Texana Raceway Park.  Ages 14 -17 must have a notarized release form signed by their parent or legal guardian and a copy of birth certificate on file with Texana Raceway Park before being allowed to race!
 

Race Schedule: 
All drivers must attend drivers meeting
Roll call at any time for any class may be used to verify drivers are attending the drivers meeting. (This means the drivers have signed in at the pit office for the nights race).
All drivers must know the racing agenda and their proper places in the line-up prior to staging of their Race.
Participating race cars must be in staging lane before end of prior race
NO race will be delayed for un-staged car
Anyone causing the delay will be placed at the back for that race.  **Note that Texana Raceway Park does not have a PA system in the pits, thus you must pay attention to line up postings and race orders.   
Pill draw ends at 6PM. Any late arrivals will run at the back of the line up for the heat race
All first time (new) drivers must start in last position for a minimum of 3 races. Then ONLY at the discretion of track officials will that status be changed
MANDATORY: All classes must have safety inspection before allowed to race. Without inspection driver will not be allowed on the track
Any vehicle found to be in violation of the rules on a previous race night must arrive at least ONE hour early (the next time they race) for inspection by track tech
Any engine tear down found in violation may call track tech for inspection before assembly and before returning to the track to race. Location to be approved by track tech and engine builder. Any driver not signed up to drive a car on a points night will forfeit all winnings and points for that event.
 
Racing Flag Rules: 
Green – Start of the race. Any car not taking the initial green flag will not be scored.
White – One lap to the finish
Blue/Yellow Flag – Move over for race leader/ hold your line (You are being lapped)
Checkered – End of the race
Black – leave the track for repair or disqualification
Green and White Crossed – Halfway point of the race
Red – Stop where you are.
Yellow – Slow Down to slow pace
All drivers must understand starter’s flags. Failure to obey flags will result in disqualification. Failure to see the flag will not be considered an excuse. The Flagman has complete control of the cars while the race is on. His decision is final.
All classes: Cars will not be allowed to restart with a flat tire.
On a Red Flag, all cars must stop ASAP where they are on the track. Drivers will stay in their cars unless told by Track Official to exit car. Drivers will not move their cars until told to do so by Track Official. No work on the cars will be allowed on the racing surface. Cars going into hot pit area will be lined up at the rear.
NO ONE BUT TRACK OFFICIALS & EMERGENCY WORKERS WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK. DRIVERS MAY ONLY EXIT THEIR CAR IN A HAZARD SITUATION.  ANYONE WHO EXITS THEIR CAR FOR ANY REASON THAT SAFETY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FOR THE NIGHT, INCLUDING FORFEIT OF ALL EARNINGS AND POSSIBLE SUSPENSION FROM FUTURE EVENTS AT A DURATION TO BE DETERMINED BY TRACK MANABEMENT!  DO NOT EXIT YOUR CAR UNLESS IT IS FOR YOUR SAFETY DUE TO AN ISSUE WITH YOUR CAR! 

Raceceiver: 
Raceceivers are mandatory. If you are found not using raceceiver you will be disqualified and forfeit all pay for that event.
Packing the Track: 
All cars are needed to pack the track when conditions arise. All cars!  No one is exempt, should conditions call for track packing by race cars.
Hot Laps: 
To the best of our ability we will hot lap per class in the order of the race schedule from the pits.
Heat Races: 
All Heat races will be 1 lap more than the number of cars in the race with the maximum number of laps being 10.
There will be a maximum of 10 cars per Heat race.
If you miss your heat race you will not be allowed to race in another heat.
Feature Races: 
Feature Races will be 20 laps or more on some special events.  Texana Raceway Park reserves the right to place a time limit on feature races if necessary due to excessive time to complete the race due to cautions.  Adjustments to Feature Race lengths will be made based on number of cars in a feature or race schedule being on time or behind schedule. These adjustments will be made either at the discretion of Texana Raceway Park management.   If a race will be shortened, information will be announced via Raceceiver during a race.
Feature Line-up:
Top three rows subject to possible invert start. One draw affects all feature races (Track Optional)
Start feature based on heat and B-main finishes
Starts: 
Starts will be double file with the odd numbered starting positions on the inside and the even number starting positions to the outside. If a position is left open by a car not making the start that line will move up to fill that position. If there is a caution on the first lap, there will be a complete restart unless you are involved in making the caution. If you jump the start you will receive one warning and caution if in front row. If you jump on the next restart you will be moved to the rear of the field. Cars jumping start back in the field and caught will be penalized spots next caution by number of positions you gained on the jump. (Example you gained 3 positions on jump and then you passed five cars and were running fifth, under next caution you will forfeit three positions to eighth or you can fall behind the three you passed jumping when told on raceceiver under green and maintain positions gained after falling in line. If checker flies and you have not fixed jump penalty you will be penalized the positions jumped. So if you won you find yourself in third, if you finished 2nd you finished fifth.
Restarts: 
Restarts will be double file with leader picking high or low groove for restart. Second place car can choose inside or outside of Row 2 and all subsequent rows must file in order as directed for position number (ie; 4th car and back must fall in line in order of position with 2nd place car on inside.  Only the 2nd place car chooses inside or outside lane after the leader!!!)  Track management will determine when during a race that single file restarts are required after a caution with no passing until the cone coming out of turn 4.
Any car causing a yellow or red flag situation will be sent to the back
Any car causing 2 yellows or red flag situations will be sent to the pits for that race
When yellow comes out get in single file line and we will double up after line-up is correct. If you do not get in single file line and fighting for a position expect to go to the rear of the field to try again.
 
Hot Pits for features races will be on the track in the infield.  Pitting under yellow and making it back to the track for green flag restart will place you in the back.  Pitting under green will cause for lost laps and scored with electronic transponder scoring for lost laps.

Red or Red/Yellow flag: Any race other than the feature that is 80% complete will be called a completed race. Feature race will be any vehicle exhibiting a hazardous condition will be mechanically black flagged but maintain finishing position.
Any one driver that is displayed the black flag for three laps will forfeit money and points for that event.
ALL BLACK FLAGS ARE FINAL!
Any cars not taking the initial green flag will not be allowed to compete in that scheduled race
Vehicles leaving the race may pull into the infield. If in the infield the driver must remain belted in vehicle until the race is over unless the vehicle is on fire or a track official approves exiting the vehicle.
After each race watch tech area for signal to stop for inspection. If you fail to stop while being signaled you will be disqualified.
Hook ups for vacuum if required for your class, tach and battery on driver’s side under the hood for teching purposes are mandatory for all classes.
NO two way communication radios allowed in vehicle at any time. NO EXCEPTIONS!
 
AFTER THE RACES: 
***Take all your tires used or new and all other car parts with you….if tire or parts are being left at track the car/ team leaving them behind will be fined $50 a tire/part and not allowed back until fine is paid. Pit will be inspected before payouts if car parts and tires are being left behind and we cannot figure out who is leaving them. 
**** Be sure your garbage is picked up at your pit location!! There are plenty of cans dispersed for regular garbage throughout the pits. 
Drivers should promptly collect their winnings. Pay outs begin 30 minutes after the completion of said race. Exception: If tech tear down is present, winnings will be held until decision is made
The office will remain open for 30 minutes after the last checkered flagged race and tech is final for the night
All teams must load up and leave the grounds within a reasonable time after the races unless advised otherwise or permission is sought for overnight camping and permission granted. Gates will be closed 1½ hours after final race. BE PREPARED TO LEAVE WHEN TRACK OFFICIALS LEAVE UNLESS YOU ARE SPENDING THE NIGHT ON THE GROUNDS (PERMISSION MUST BE SECURED FOR OVERNIGHT CAMPING ON THE GROUNDS).
 
General Track Rules: 
All components are subject to inspection and must be approved by inspecting officials. No equipment will be considered as having been approved by reason of having passed through inspection unobserved.
Texana Raceway Park management reserves the right to change the race program at any time for the improvement of racing.
Where no rule applies, common sense and good judgment will apply. When race car parts in rules say stock it must meet OEM stock Spec. for make and model. (track official has final say)
Everyone entering the pits must sign a release and get a pit pass. Anyone under 18 years must have a minors release signed by both parents in front of track official.
ALL PERSONS 13 AND UNDER MUST BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT WHILE IN THE PIT AREA
Towing vehicle, trailer and race car are the only vehicles allowed in pits.
Reserved Pit Parking can be purchased at $25 per space. Reserve spots held until 6:00 PM. After 7:00 PM, any reserved parking spaces are open to anyone.   
Pets are allowed in pit area as long as they are properly contained
All cars may be checked coming in the pit gate for compliance with the rules and may be checked at any time by track Officials.
Each car must be able to start on its own power upon entering the staging area and race track.
No hot laps allowed except when track is open for such.
All cars must be in the pits and checked in by 6:00 PM or start in the back for the heat race.
No person allowed on the racing surfaces other than those driving in that event.
Only track personnel allowed in the infield or on the racing surface at any time, including red and red/yellow flag. Anyone going to an accident on the track, that is not an approved track official, may lose his or her pit pass.
The starter has the authority to start any event regardless if all cars called to the track are ready or not. Any car that does take position when called will start at the rear of the field. (Driving multiple classes, driver must notify race director and staging personnel about delay to enter lineup)
Any driver that changes cars will start at the rear of the event that the driver qualified for. (This includes original draw-in)
Driver must notify race director of change. Any driver returning to original car will start at the rear of the event.
Any loss of wheels and/or tires (including flats) requires leaving the racing surface immediately. Displaced hoods or other endangering parts also require leaving the racing surface.
Rupture of a gas tank or loss of fuel requires leaving the racing surface immediately.
Track wrecker will not load any car until race program is completed.
No drinking in the pits during race program. Drinking allowed only after last checkered flag has been waved for the evening and all cars have cleared the track. Absolutely no glass bottles allowed. If glass bottles are seen you will be asked to leave the property. Anyone caught with liquor or beer will be removed from the pits and could be banned from the pits for the year. The management reserves the right to check cars or any other personal property upon entering the pit area
Anyone wearing a pit pass wristband MAY NOT PURCHASE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES UNLESS THEY FORFEIT THEIR PIT PASS AND MOVE TO THE SPECTATOR SIDE UNLESS RACES ARE OVER.
RULES OF CONDUCT:
Any disorderly conduct, unsportsmanlike conduct or deliberately running over another race car will not be tolerated and could result in loss of points/winnings for the event and/or removal from the track, a fine before returning. Fighting will Not be tolerated (Will be turned over to Law enforcement)
**Only drivers involved in on track incidents that control the brake, steering, and gas pedal will be able to state the respective case to race director if drivers are unable to resolve amongst themselves in a professional manner. Drivers involved will meet with race director prior to feature races, if incident occurs during a feature respective drivers will meet with race director after all features are completed. If driver does not conduct self professionally team will be disqualified and forfeit all pay and points for the night.
Anyone going to the starter or the scoring tower, or arguing with any Track Official during the race night will be disqualified for the night’s program and forfeit all winning and points for the evening.
The registered car owner shall be sole spokesperson for the car on post-race tech issues. If owner is not present, the driver is the spokesperson.
In the event of a dispute between drivers do not leave your own pit. Participants caught at another’s pit area will be considered at fault. The driver is responsible for his/her crew members.
Refusal of any owner, driver, family member or crew to abide by the set rules and the usual policy of conducting auto races will be grounds for management to refuse to let such person or car take part in a race.
Any person involved in a serious infraction of the rules may forfeit points and winnings for the night or be suspended from TEXANA RACEWAY PARK.
ONLY THE DRIVER AND UP TO 2 CREW MEMBERS MAY BE IN THE TECH BUILDING! IF YOU ARE NOT PART OF THE CAR BEING TECHED AND YOU ARE IN THE TECH AREA YOU STAND THE CHANCE OF DISQUALIFICATION AND/OR SUSPENSION 
THE FLAGMAN, TECH MAN AND RACE DIRECTOR HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO DISQUALIFY AN ENTRY
PLEASE BE COOPERATIVE AND FRIENDLY AT ALL TIMES. WE ARE HERE TO HAVE FUN!!!
Anyone with a lawsuit filed against the track, Promoter, or track official will not be allowed to participate in any event until the lawsuit is settled.
Continuous development in racing may necessitate changes that we cannot anticipate at the time the rule is written. Hence, we may update, modify, add to or delete rules as seems fit
Insurance: 
Insurance is not valid if participant is not signed in on the day of the accident. Each accident must be reported the night it happened or it will not be paid. All insurance will be through the Track Promoter.
The Track Owner or Promoter is not liable for any claim more than the track insurance covers.
General Car Safety Rules: The track reserves the right to revoke racing privileges for any safety violation, whether stated in these rules or not, that it deems is a threat to the safety of the driver, crews, spectators and employees.
Racing is an inherently dangerous sport. These rules are intended not to inconvenience drivers, but to help make racing safer for everyone.
In the event of conflicting rules the stricter of the rules will apply. All cars must be inspected for safety before participating in a race event. Serious safety violations may prevent the car’s participation that night and any violation must be corrected by the start of the next night’s racing. If the rules do not say you can do it then you can’t.
 
 
DRIVER SAFETY 
1. All drivers must wear an approved flame-retardant long sleeve racing suit. NO EXCEPTIONS
2. Safety driving gloves and shoes are mandatory for all classes
3. All drivers must wear a Snell 200 or newer racing helmet. If a helmet does not have a Snell SA rating then a fire retardant head sock must be worn. All helmets are to be FULL-FACED
4. Anyone without full fire suit will not be allowed to race
5. Vehicle must be self starting. Push starts are allowed only with consent of track official
6. Battery must be securely mounted and contained in a covered battery box in the trunk or drivers compartment or in a truck bed
7. If battery is mounted in front driver’s compartment (to the right of the driver) then compartment must be entirely enclosed
8. Battery disconnect switch must be in plain sight
9. All vehicles must have an emergency kill switch on the left side of the steering wheel
10. All standard transmissions must have blow proof bell housing
11. Flywheels may not be lightened in any way. Removal of more than one ounce of material when re-facing will be considered lightened. Minimum flywheel weight will be 15lbs.
12. Factory hi-performance flywheels (GM#14085720) are allowed (Casting #1408572lu0)
13. Radiators in driver’s compartment not allowed 14. If a radiator is placed in other than stock position it has to be properly shielded, double clamped and pass Tech inspection.
15. Racing radiators in stock position highly recommended
 
VEHICLE INTERIOR: 
1. Seat belt and shoulder harness are MANDATORY and must be equipped with a single latch aircraft type release. 5 point harness required for all classes. Belts must be no more than 3 yrs old.
2. Assembly must be bolted to the frame or roll bar
3. NO HOMEMADE BELTS
4. Doors must be gutted for roll cage
5. An approved driver’s side ribbon window net or equivalent is mandatory and must be removable
6. Seats, headliner, carpet and door panels must be removed
7. NO MIRRORS ALLOWED
8. Racing seat is mandatory
9. Seats must be properly braced and attached to the frame or roll cage
10. Steering wheel to seat clearance required for easy removal of driver in an emergency. Quick release is highly recommended
11. Quick steer boxes may be used in all classes
12. NO rack and pinion steering allowed unless car was originally equipped and must be factory unit in factory location
13. Driver’s compartment must have full floorboard and firewall between engine and trunk
compartment
14. NO sharp or jagged edges inside or outside the vehicle
15. Roll cage is to be four post upright design welded to vehicle frame
16. In unibodies, cage must be securely welded to floorboard using a steel plate with a minimum dimension of 6”x6”x18”
17. All welds not saddled must have gussets
18. No galvanized or screw pipe fittings
19. Minimum tube dimensions are 1.500” OD x .090” wall thickness
20. Minimum of two horizontal bars welded to front and rear uprights
21. Minimum of three vertical bars on driver’s side and two on passenger side
22. Roll bars must have proper clearance for drivers head and hands and are subject to examination by officials for welding and design
23. All bars are MANDATORY
24. Bars close to drivers must be padded with minimum 3/8”+padding.
 
VEHICLE EXTERIOR:
1. All door and fender chrome, headlights and outside mirrors must be removed
2. All doors must be welded shut. Riveted skins are allowed
3. All glass, including windshield, must be removed
4. In place of windshield 4 ¼” bars to be installed in front of driver
5. Left roof post can be counted as one
6. Heavy hardware cloth is mandatory in front of the driver
7. Drive shafts must be painted WHITE and have steel strap drive shaft loops at 2 ¼” wide mounted within 12” of the front u-joint. Two piece drive shafts must have two loops
8. Stock bumpers are mandatory and must be stock in appearance
9. Bracing must be concealed behind front bumper
10. No front or rear grill/brush guards or channel iron bumpers. Exception: trucks may use channel iron or pipe rear bumpers only
11. All rear bracing must be forward of the rear bumper
12. All vehicles must have a minimum of one working shock absorber per wheel
13. All brakes must be in good working order.
14. Vehicle must have tow hooks or hoops on front and rear. Chains will be allowed if properly secured
15. No one will be allowed to start the racing event without a full body on the vehicle
16. The hood, even if damaged, must remain on the vehicle at the beginning of each race
17. Any parts that are lost, loose or removed due to damage may or may not disqualify the vehicle from the race
18. Vehicle must be neatly painted with contrasting colored numbers. Minimum dimensions of 2”W x 18”H on both doors and roof and 5” on front and rear
19. Vehicle should be kept in neat appearance. If requested by track official you must clean and fix
20. All ballast weights must be painted WHITE with the car number visible. All weights must be securely bolted or welded to the frame
 
NERF BARS: Follow car class rules on this
FUEL SYSTEMS: 1. Only pump gasoline, including aviation fuel, is permitted. Lubricant in aviation fuel is allowed 2. Racing fuel is allowed 3. No fuel additives permitted and fuel will be checked 4. No nitrous oxide 5. NO electric fuel pumps allowed.
6. Fuel tank must be relocated to inside car, trunk or truck bed. Fuel cells are highly recommended 7. Plastic fuel cells must be installed inside a protective metal box 8. Fuel tanks must be painted WHITE or RED and securely fastened with steel straps 9. Fuel lines must be safely routed away from the driver’s compartment 10. Fuel lines, filters, and connectors both rubber and steel must be approved by track tech. No plastic or glass filters allowed 11. Throttle return springs on carburetor mandatory in all classes
12. Carburetor to intake adapter/spacer is permitted 1” or less
13. Anti-siphon valve installed in gas tank vent is mandatory writing with the Tech inspector before the Feature Race. Claiming Car Owner must have a car running in the class feature race that night. Track has option to claim shocks
RAINOUT POLICY:
In the event of a rainout after all the heat races have been completed ½ the purse for your feature will be paid based on what would have been your starting position in the feature. If the rainout occurs before all heats are completed rainchecks will be giving for next race. We will make features up on next race or rescheduled time if we can make it happen. You must have your pit wristband still on your wrist to get raincheck. The office staff will cut it off as they issue your raincheck. NO WRISTBAND NO RAINCHECK! If the rainout occurs during your feature the purse will be paid by finishing position on the last completed lap prior to the rainout.
Protests 
VISUAL PROTEST, such protest must be filed in writing before the start of the feature event or race in which violation is alleged. Visual protest shall be interpreted to mean any protest relating to equipment which is outwardly visible, including that located underneath hoods or the covering accessible to observations without the use of tools except weight requirement. Speedway has sole discretion in interpretation of what constitutes a visual protest. TEXANA RACEWAY PARK has the right to inspect cars any time for visual violation of the rules & Safety
NON VISUAL PROTEST such protest must be filed in writing with the Tech. inspector before the start of the feature event or race in which violation is alleged. Non-Visual protest shall be interpreted to mean any protest relating to equipment which is not outwardly visible, including Engine parts, Transmission, Clutch, Flywheel, rear end, Fuel, wheel base, motor location and other items.
Only car owner/driver can protest a car and owner must have a car running in the race with the protested car, that race night 
Soliciting for contributions for a Protest will not be permitted. Anyone guilty will be suspended. 
Track officials may, without notice, choose to tear down, inspect or search any vehicle at anytime, anywhere and for any reason
If you race for points Championship you must run TEXANA RACEWAY PARK RULES.
Protests of driver conduct and race results must be made in writing with specifics of the protest no later than 15 minutes after the checkered flag for that race. Notify track tech and office that you are protesting and they will inform Race Director. Protest will be posted on lineup board
Driver/owner may only protest a vehicle or driver in their own class
REFUSAL to allow tech based on legitimate protest will be treated as an ILLEGAL finding
If in violation of rules all points and winnings for the event will be forfeited
If, for any reason, vehicle cannot be disassembled and inspected that night it may not be permitted to leave TEXANA RACEWAY PARK grounds. It will be locked in a secure area specified by the track official to be checked at a later time agreed on by both parties
Any decision made will be final at the time it is made
All engine protests must be in writing specifically stating what is being protested, the car being protested and contain $600.00 cash. If the car in question is found to be legal then $500.00 goes to the car owner of the car that was being protested and $100.00 goes to the track. If the car in question is found to be illegal the protesting owner will get $500.00 and the track $100.00.
All protest must be submitted by intermission. Notify the tech man and the office so they can inform the Race Director of the protest
The only people allowed to file a protest are the owner of the car or the registered driver of the car in the same class of the driver being protested