Thunder Mountain Speedway

Enduro Rules 2008

1.  ALL RULES LISTED BELOW ARE INTENDED FOR THE ENJOYMENT AND SAFETY OF THE DRIVERS, PIT PERSONNEL, AND FANS.  ANY PERSON(S) NOT ABIDING BY THE RULES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND DISMISSED FROM THE GROUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!   

2.  ONLY STREET CARS ALLOWED WITH WHEEL BASE OF AT LEAST 105" (NO VANS, EL CAMINOS, SUV'S, ECT.) 

3.  ALL GLASS, CHROME, BURNABLES MUST BE REMOVED FROM CAR.  BACK SEATS MUST BE REMOVED. 

4.  NEW 2008! 4 PT. CAGE IS MANDITORY 1 3/4 TUBE.DRIVERS MUST HAVE DRIVER DOOR PROTECTION IN THE FORM OF THESE THREE: 3 HIP BARS,  3" X 1" WIDE METAL BARS OR GRADER BLADE SECURED TO BODY NOT TO EXTEND THE WHEEL WELLS.    

5. DRIVERS DOOR MUST BE FREE OF SHARP OBJECTS, RECOMMENDED TO BE PADDED. 

6.  NO GUTTING OF INTERIOR (EXCEPT ON DRIVERS DOOR FOR HIP BARS).  DASH MAY BE REMOVED.  ONE BUCKET OR BENCH SEAT ALLOWED MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED.  ALUMINUM RACING SEATS ALLOWED.                       

7.  BOTH LAP AND SHOULDER SEATBELTS ARE MANDATORY.  RECOMMENDED 5 POINT HARNESS. 

8.  BATTERIES MUST BE MOVED INSIDE THE CAR,  SECURELY FASTENED, AND COVERED. 

9.  ALL GAS TANKS MUST BE MOVED INTO TRUNK AREA, AS CLOSE TO FRONT AS POSSIBLE.  FIREWALL MUST BE WHERE BACK SEAT WAS.  ANY GAS CONTAINER THAT IS USED BESIDES THE STOCK TANK, MUST BE STEEL CONSTRUCTED OR SAFETY APPROVED.  AUXILIARY GAS TANKS USED IN STATION WAGONS MUST BE LOCATED IN BACK OF CAR AND COVERED.  ALL GAS TANKS MUST BE SECURELY MOUNTED USING STEEL STRAPS OR CHAINS.  HOLE MAY BE CUT IN TRUNK LID TO FILL TANK NOT EXCEEDING 6".   

10.  1 LUG NUTS MANDITORY ON ALL WHEELS. ONLY DOT TIRES WITH A FACE NO WIDER THEN 8".  NO STUDDED TIRES.  WHEEL WELLS MAY BE CUT  OUT 1 1/2" LARGER THAN TIRE RADIUS. 

11.  NO ALTERING OF SUSPENSION (NO RACING, AFTER-MARKET PARTS).  DIRECTION OF RACE MAY BE REVERSED. 

12.  DOORS AND TRUNK MUST BE CHAINED SHUT OR WELDED.  ONE HOLE IN HOOD FOR EASE OF PUTTING FIRE OUT IS ALLOWED, NO LARGER THEN 12".  FIREWALLS FRONT AND REAR MUST BE COMPLETELY SEALED OFF. 

13.  RADIATOR MUST REMAIN IN ORIGINAL POSITION AND BE OPERATIONAL.  WIRE MESH MAY BE INSTALLED IN FRONT OF RADIATOR.  IF EXTRA RADIATOR IS INSIDE CAR IT MUST BE SHIELDED FROM DRIVER.  RECOMMENDED IN REAR WINDOW.  NO BARRELS ON ROOF.  TRANSMISSION COOLERS ALLOWED (NO RUBBER HOSE). 

15.  BUMPER SHOULD BE SECURELY FASTENED, RECOMMENDED TO WELD OR CHAIN ON TO PREVENT FROM FALLING OFF.  NO REINFORCING. 

16.  NO HIGH PERFORMANCE-RACING PARTS.  ALL SUSPENSION, ENGINE, AND DRIVE TRAIN MUST BE STOCK.  ENGINE MUST IDLE AT 600 RPM. NO LIGHTENED PARTS OF ANY KIND. 

17.  ALL DRIVERS MUST HAVE DOT APPROVED HELMET AND WEAR LONG SLEEVED SHIRTS OF NON FLAMMABLE MATERIAL.  RECOMMENDED FIRE SUITS, NECK RESTRANT AND GLOVES. 

18.  NO DRIVER MAY PARTICIPATE THAT HAS BEEN IN MODIFIED, LATE MODEL, SPRINT, AND STREET CLASSES IN THE LAST 3 YEARS.  PROTEST CAN ONLY BE MADE 1/2 HOUR BEFORE RACE AFTER THAT IT IS FINAL. 

19.  ALL DRIVERS MUST BE IN PIT AREA 1HOUR BEFORE RACE.  DUPLICATE NUMBERS WILL HAVE TO BE CHANGED, BE PREPARED.  SAFETY INSPECTIONS WILL BE DONE AT THIS TIME.   

20.  THE ENDURO WILL CONSIST OF 200 LAPS OR 2 HOURS WHICH EVER COMES FIRST.  THE RACE WILL ONLY BE STOPPED IF THERE ARE DANGERS ON THE TRACK AND AT HALFWAY POINT. 

21.  THUNDER MOUNTAIN SPEEDWAY HAS THE RIGHT TO STOP THE RACE EARLY DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, UNFORESEEN ACTS, OR MECHANICAL FAILURES WHICH WILL EFFECT THE SAFETY OF THOSE INVOLVED.  

22.  ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL IN THE PITS UNTIL THE RACE IS OVER.  ANYONE CAUGHT DRINKING WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE AND THE CAR THEY ARE ASSOCIATED WITH WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. 

23.  EACH CAR MUST PROVIDE A LAP COUNTER FOR THEIR CAR.  THIS PERSON WILL HAVE TO REGISTER AT THE PIT GATE WITH THE CAR.  HE/SHE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR WATCHING HIS/HER CAR CROSS THE FINISH LINE AND RECORDING THE TIME IT CROSSES.  THEY MUST BE IN POSITION IN THE GRANDSTANDS BY 6:30 IN THE DESIGNATED SPOT. FURTHER INSTRUCTION WILL BE GIVEN AT THAT TIME.  LAP COUNTERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRINK ALCOHOL DURING EVENT. REMEMBER THIS PERSON IS COUNTING EACH ONE OF YOUR LAPS SO PICK ACCORDINGLY. PLEASE BRING PEN AND A HARD SURFACE TO WRITE ON.

24.  ALL RESULTS WILL BE TALLIED AFTER RACE.

25.  CARS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CUT ACROSS INFIELD.  THE LAP WILL NOT BE COUNTED AND IF CONTINUED DISQUALIFICATION WILL RESULT. 

26.  WE WILL BE LIMITING THE ENTRIES TO 75 CARS, SO EARLY REGISTRATION IS IMPORTANT. THIS IS A 1/4 MILE TRACK AND SAFETY COMES FIRST.

27.  ENTRY FEES WILL BE $75/CAR. LAP COUNTERS WILL PAY PIT FEE. ALL PIT PERSONNEL MUST SIGN IN AT PIT GATE AND GET A WRISTBAND, THE PIT FEE IS $15. ANYONE IN THE PITS WITH OUT A BAND WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE. NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 14 IS ALLOWED IN THE PITS, NO EXCEPTIONS!!   

 28.  PURSE WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE NUMBER OF CARS (EXAMPLE 75 CARS $2000 TO WIN).  PURSE IS 100% PAYBACK.

  29.  ANY AREAS NOT COVER IN THE ABOVE RULES SHALL BE LEFT UP TO THE DISCRETION OF THE PROMOTERS.

 

 

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