2020 Renegade Rules

1. BODY - Any full/midsize American made car or truck. No jeeps, 4x4’s, will be allowed to run. WHEELBASE min. is 101'' with a 1'' tolerance. 6'' REAR SPOILERS OK, Doors, fenders and quarter panels may be fabricated of steel or aluminum, but must be stock appearing. Must have steel OEM roof (or stock appearing) Floor pan’s must be in stock location on driver’s side... Trunk pans may be cut out. Firewall can be stock or made out of aluminum/steel. Front inner fender wells may be removed. Fender wells may be cut for tire clearance.

2. CHASSIS - (NO JOHNSON style chassis) Uni-bodies may be tied together. Hulling is legal. Must have a full roll cage constructed of a min. 1 1/2'' tubing. May replace rear frame rails with tubing...New frame rails may not extend any further forward than front leaf spring or trailing arm mount. May fabricate front leaf spring mount with one spring mounting hole only.

3. SUSPENSION - Must be in the stock location. May run racing springs. No Chrysler rear leaf springs on GM chassis. Front springs may be changed and adjustable buckets ok. Spring shackles ok. Upper A-frame may be cut for caster. Non-adjustable tubular upper A-arms ok. FRONT Shocks must be in the stock location. REAR shocks may be relocated. Any non-adjustable steel body shock.

4. Fuel cell, Safety belts, harness and fire extinguisher mandatory. Must be track approved.

5. FUEL – Any Racing fuel ok.

6. WEIGHT - 3200 lbs.SEALED crate 602 -3100lbs (see intake manifold rules)

7. TRANSMISSION - Factory OEM manual or automatic ok. NO Bert, Brinn, Jericho or direct drives. Automatics must have a working torque converter. FLYWHEEL must weigh 14 lbs. min. CLUTCH-stock type pressure plate and clutch disc of 10 1/2'' min. Steel scatter shield mandatory with manual transmission, may be fabricated from 3/16''steel and track approved. Factory slave hydraulic release cylinder ok. After market hyd release bearing allowed

8. REAR END - Posi-track, limited slip, or locked rear ends ok. Mini-spool ok. 9” Ford in all cars ok for safety.  Aftermarket axles ok.

9. BRAKES - 4 wheel working brakes mandatory.  May run brake adjusters inside car (3-wheel brake shut off allowed)

10. TIRES – (must punch 42 or harder at all times        
                    1. Hoosier H500
                    2.Towell City recaps
                    3. No grooving, siping, soaking or needling allowed
*We will allow a burnoff period for anyone with American Racers. Everyone must be on Hoosiers by 4/4/2020

11. WHEELS - Steel only, 8'' wide max. Bead locks OK. Large wheel studs recommended. NO WIDE FIVE HUBS/WHEELS

12. DRIVE SHAFT - Must be painted white with car # on it. Must have a safety loop 8”-12” to rear of transmission where drive shaft inserts into transmission.

13. Engine location is #1 spark plug with upper ball joint, left front for chevy, right front for ford.

14. Carburetor
      1. Any Quadrajet
      2. Any 2-barrel carburetor with 1-inch spacer/adaptor
     3. Holley # 1850 may only remove choke flap and rejet
     4. Holley # 4776 may only remove choke flap and rejet
     5. Holley # 4777 may only remove choke flap and rejet


15. May run SECA 602 Crate Sportsman cars at 3100lbs Sealed 3200lbs unsealed(100% seca rules except NO JOHNSON style chassis allowed) .(engines,suspension seca allowed)

Chevrolet Engine Rules
1. Block any stock production 350 cubic inch

2. Crankshaft any stock or stock type replacement weighing at least 50 lbs. May balance, no lightweight or knife edging. 3.48 Stroke only

3. Rods any stock steel 5.7 length, 2.1 journal or stock replacement type steel 5.7 length, 2.1 journal, no lightweight or H beam, may float piston pins, may change rod bolts

4. Pistons any 4 valve relief stock replacement type. Piston/Rod assembly must weigh at least 1200 grams with rings and bearings installed

5. Heads must be factory cast iron straight plug 70 cc min combustion chamber, no modifications to ports of combustion chamber allowed, 3 angle valve /competition valve job, No high performance heads allowed. May run World Products #43600

6. Valve springs any 1.265 diameter with steel retainer, stock diameter beehive springs allowed (ADD 25lbs)

7. Valves 1.94 diameter steel intake valve. 1.5 diameter steel exhaust valve. 11/32 valve stems

8. Camshaft any hydraulic flat tappet camshaft with 0.425 lift checked at valve with zero lash. Lifter any hydraulic lifter with a diameter of 0.842 only

9. Rocker Arms any stud mounted rocker arm, may run poly locks


10. Balancer any

11. Fuel pump any mechanical, no electric fuel pumps

12. Intake Manifold no porting or polishing of any kind, may run one of the following
1. Factory cast iron may deduct 100 lbs.
2. Edelbrock Performer 2101 with ANY 1-inch spacer
3. Edelbrock Performer 7101
4. Edelbrock Torker II 5001 must add 100 lbs.

13. Ignition may run stock type HEI ignition only, no msd boxes

14. May run 602 crate engine at 3100lbs.


602 crate engine protest (motor rules are 100% same  as SECA crate sportsman rules)
1. Complete engine teardown: $1000 ($200 acceptance fee) - Engine will be impounded and checked by certified builder.  $200 to the builder, $200 to the track $800 to the winner of the protest.

2. Non-Sealed (engines that have been unsealed, not resealed by certified builder) $700        ($300 acceptance fee)- Engine will be impounded and checked by a certified builder. ($200 to builder- $200 to the track $600 to winner of the protest).

Ford Engine Rules
1. Block any stock production 302 or 351 Windsor

2. Crankshaft any stock or stock type replacement weighing at least 40 lbs. for 302, 3.0 Stroke. 50 lbs. for 351, 3.5 Stroke, no lightweight or knife edging

3. Rods any stock steel 5.956 length for 351/5.090 length for 302, or stock replacement type steel 5.956 length for 351/ 5.090 length for 302, no lightweight or H beam, may float piston pins, may change rod bolts.

4. Pistons any 4 valve relief stock replacement type. Piston/Rod assembly must weigh at least 1200 grams with rings and bearings installed.

5. Heads must be factory cast iron 60 cc min combustion chamber, no modifications to ports of combustion chamber allowed, 3 angle valve job only. No high performance heads allowed.

6. Valve springs any 1.265 diameter with steel retainer, no conical or beehive springs allowed.

7. Valves 1.84 diameter steel intake valve. 1.55 diameter steel exhaust valve. 11/32 valve stems

8. Camshaft any hydraulic flat tappet camshaft with 0.450 lift checked at valve with zero lash. Lifter any hydraulic lifter with a diameter of 0.875 only

9. Rocker Arms any stud mounted rocker arm, may run poly locks

10. Balancer any

11. Fuel pump any mechanical, no electric fuel pumps

12. Intake Manifold no porting or polishing of any kind, may run one of the following
1. Factory cast iron may deduct 100 lbs.
2. Edelbrock 2121 or 3721 with ANY 1-inch spacer
3. Edelbrock 7121 or 7181

13. Ignition Stock type distributor with module or separate factory style ignition box

2020 CRATE SPORTSMAN RULES

 

Stock unless otherwise stated.

 

Body: The objective of body rules are to keep the cars looking as similar to each other and as close to stock while keeping them RACE CARS. FMS officials will show up unannounced, and measure and observe bodies. Bodies are not protestable items, if FMS officials do not like it, you will be asked to change it, add weight or anything the officials seem fit but not limited to being told you can’t race. ( If a weekly tech man has a problem with your body, it is your job to fix it.)

1.­ Wheelbase ­ Stock wheel base for chassis being ran. ANY CHASSIS WITH A WHEEL BASE SHORTER THAN 108" WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.­ NO jeeps or station wagons.

 

2.­ Rubber nose OK... Nose must match tailpiece. (If you have a Camaro nose, You must run a Camaro tail piece, Monte Carlo, Nova Charger etc.) No Exotic or late model style noses, or elephant ears allowed.

 

3.­ Must run FULL tailpiece rear of car. Tailpiece must match "model" of nose. (M.C tail=M.Cnose) (Camaro tail = Camaro nose) Bumper Cover can not be made of sheetmetal.

 

4­. Must run complete, enclosed cockpit. Must have steel floor pan under driver. Front firewalllocation may be moved for engine clearance. (unibody cars, please see below)

5.­ Spoilers max Height 6". May run side spoilers. 6" height x 12". May have one 4" spoiler inside car.

6.­ Weight

Unsealed engine 3200 lbs with driver

sealed engines 3100 lbs with driver.

GM Factory sealed engines 3050 lbs with driver

ATTN: 2020 FMS will require ALL engines to be sealed. The only seal weight break will be for GM seals only.

25 lb weight break for Hans, or containment seat. (Not both, it is either or). SOME TRACKS MAY NOT ALLOW THE 25LB WEIGHT BREAK. PLEASE CHECK BEFORE ASSUMING.

7.­ NO exposed bars.

 

8­. Body must sit on frame in OEM position.

 

9.­ Aftermarket dirt bodies allowed. Must be approved by track.

 

10.­ All bodies should carry original body lines.11­ AR Bodies OK.

Chassis & Suspension:

1­. Front Suspension components must remain stock or stock type for type of chassis running,unless otherwise stated. This includes draglinks, tie rods, spindles etc. FRONT SUSPENSION!

 

2­. Steering ­ stock type ­ Quickeners OK.

 

3.­ Front spring spacers OK. NO front screw jacks allowed. OEM rear trailing arms only. Rearspring­ jack bolts OK. Rear spring buckets Ok. (Rear Jack Bolt Buckets can be NO taller than 6inches)

4.­ Springs may be changed. Must remain in stock location. (Racing springs OK) No stack springs. One spring per wheel allowed

5.­ A ­Frames ­

Upper control arms may be tubular steel or modified OEM. Longer GM stock type Balljoints OKon upper only (No Screw in ball joints)

Lower control arm must be OEM for frame used, must remain un­altered in stock position. Stocktype replacement ball joints only. (NO long balljoint may be used on lower) (NO Screw In Balljoints Allowed). No mono-­balls allowed. Must run rubber bushings only.

6.­ Shocks

Front ­ Bilstein AK1043 ONLY (Front shock can be raised 3 inches only. May lower 2 inches Only must use lower stock mounting points)Rear ­ Bilstein SSR1 ONLY. May move rear shocks.

No bumpstops allowed on front or rear shocks. (Unibody cars will need to make brackets with astud to allow SSR1 shocks to mount up)

7.­ Engine setback ­ #1 plug even with center top ball joint.

 

8­. Framework may be reinforced. Uni­body cars (frames) must have stock floor pan and must bein stock location. Tubing may run from front most rear spring mounting points (at intersection offrame and rear portion of the uni­body) to the first turn­-up of the front frame rail only. Mounting points for front frame rails must remain bolted in position. Frame may be X braced. Rusted outportions of floor pan may be patched. All suspension points must be in stock location. (Shock mounting points may be reinforced.)

ALL UNIBODY CARS MUST HAVE STOCK FLOOR PAN and FIREWALL and MUST BE IN STOCK LOCATION. NO EXCEPTIONS.

9. Add 50 Pounds in front of motor plate for Johnson Chassis.

Johnson SECA or Crate Racin USA X.Y.G TUBULAR FRAMES ALLOWED. ALL TUBULAR FRAMES WILL BE SERIAL NUMBERED. ANY TUBULAR FRAME WITHOUT THE SECAOR CRATE RACIN SERIAL NUMBERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ILLEGAL. ANY Johnson FRAME OR REPAIRED CLIP FOUND ALTERED COULD RESULT IN SEVERE FINESAND SUSPENSIONS FOR THE RACER.

Stock Metric frames have the option to be repaired with SECA or Crate Racin USA tubular front and/or rear clip. Front and Rear Clips will also have SECA or Crate Racin USA serial numbers.

Stock Metric frames have the option to run the following Johnson parts:

Left Upper A Frame ­ JCI­-09­-02­-003R

Right Upper A Frame ­ JCI-­09-­02-­003L

Left Lower A Frame ­ JCI­-09­-02­-01RC­-L-­SP

Right Lower A Frame ­ JCI­-09-­02-­01RC-­R­-SP

Rear Upper Trailing Arm JCI-­09-­03­-04B

Rear Lower Trailing Arm JCI­-09-­03­-03B

Engine:

 

1. GM crate motor only. Part #88958602 (350 stock circle track engine ­88958602) May rebuild,must use GM parts as set forth by GM. (Notice: GM changes parts/ and or part numbers more often than we would like. This is often done without notice to SECA, parts distributors, and engine builders. We all take this into consideration. Common sense must sometimes be applied)

2­. Any HEI distributor ­ Can be locked out. Vacuum optional. (May use any stock or anyreplacement cap, any rotor button) May run a MSD,DUI etc HEI module. (No Magnetos. No Crank Trigger Systems) (No ignition boxes allowed)

3­. Carburetor ­ Boxstock 650 Holley #4777. May remove choke flap only. No four corner idle screws. May drill holes through butterfly. (May change jets, power valve, plastic secondary squitter arm replacement OK ) Must run a 1" open spacer . Spacer can not be tapered, radiusedor beveled. Inside walls must be flat. Please use Allstar Performance 25981 for a reference of what an open spacer is.

4.­ NO cold air boxes, (No metal or plastic allowed under the breather/and or carb. This includesany metal or plastic that may direct air), may cut hole in hood for air cleaner with max. 4 1/2"tall scoop or air deflector. Scoop may be no more than 4" wider than air cleaner. Spacer from Air Cleaner seal surface on Carb to base of Air Cleaner seal allowed, with max length of 4 inches.

5.­ Exhaust system­ Schoenfeld #186 & #186CM ONLY (There are multiple #186 headers, these are the only two that measure as follows 1 3/4 Tube Diameter. 3 1/2 collector diameter x 8 collector length) No "X" or merge type pipes allowed. Maximum of 12" pipe ONLY (measured from end of collector), has to be the same diameter of collector. No additional pipe/tube/obstructions etc can be used to extend or create an extension of the exhaust or to create more back pressure. (ex. leaving a gap and mounting or hanging another pipe)

6­. No electric radiator cooling fans.

 

7. ­No mufflers allowed (unless track has mandatory requirements)

 

8.­ Aftermarket pulley system & belts OK

 

9­. Any plugs and plugwires OK

 

10. ­No electric water pumps

Fuel System:

 

1.­ Fuel ­Track fuel ONLY. Must pass track test.

 

2.­ Fuel pump ­ stock type, mechanical only.

 

3.­ Fuel cell ­ MANDATORY

Driveline:

 

1.­ Clutch­ Single disc, stock or stock equivalent replacement clutch only. Must have solid lining only. Must have spring(s) in clutch.

2.­ Pressure plate­ stock or stock replacement only, steel only.Hydraulic throw out bearing ok. Pressure plate must weigh a minimum of 12 lbs. (This is to be weighed alone) If it is determined that you have modified, or altered the pressure plate, IT IS WRONG)

3.­ Flywheel­ GM P/N 14088646 or aftermarket equivalent. 12.75" diameter. 14 lb. Min. weight.

 

4.­ Scatter shield or 3/16" plate around flywheel area­MANDATORY

5­. Transmission­ GM Saginaw or Muncie manual transmission 3 speed only. ALL working gears forward & reverse. All forward gears must be helical cut teeth. May run 350 or 400 turbo automatic with OEM working torque converter. Flexplate must be GM #14088765 or GM#14088761. No Powerglides. (Transmission internal parts can NOT be polished, coated, or lightened.)

6.­ Drive shaft ­ steel only. 1 1/2" min. diameter.

 

7­. Rear end ­ Stock factory or 9" Ford. Any ratio OK. Posi­-traction or locked OK. Floater OK. 9"Ford mounting points must be stock type with NO adjustability. 4 1/2" max ­ 3 1/2" min from center of the axle tube to center of trailing arm bolt. (ANY ADDITIONAL HOLES MUST BE REMOVED) Gundrilled axles OK, Any gear. polished & lightened ok. No titanium.

8­. Rear Trailing Arms

Lower­ OEM rear trailing arms, only must remain stock

Upper­ May change length or relocate bolt hole for pinion angle

Left & Right lower trailing arms must be same length

Left & Right upper trailing arms must be same length

Brakes:

 

1.­ Stock type ­ 4 wheel disc OK. No aftermarket, no aluminum. Must have operational 4 wheelbraking system. (No brake cutoff allowed. This means functional or non functional, it is illegal to have on the car) Scalloped Rotors are NOT ALLOWED. Drilled Rotors OK

 

2­. Racing pedals OK. Adjusters OK. Dual Master cylinders OK

Tires & Wheels:

 

8" Tread width racing tires. Hoosier H500 all the way around.

2­ 8" max. width steel wheel. Large wheel studs OK. Bead locks OK. Outward facing only.

 

ANY ITEM NOT SPECIFIED ABOVE MUST BE APPROVED BEFORE HAND OR IT IS NOT LEGAL!!!


 

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