FARMER CITY 2012 HORNET RULES
RULE CHANGE!!!! Stock Vtechs will be allowed with 45 psi on all tires being required.
Only three (3) or four (4) cylinder in-line engines will be permitted.
All valve-train components must remain unaltered and OEM including but not limited to; crankshaft, connecting rods, valves, valve sizes and the bore and stroke.
Aftermarket and/or racing-type cylinder heads will not be permitted.
Cold Air Intakes will be permitted along with washable air filters – Air cleaner must not protrude through the hood
Turbo’s, supercharged, rotary engines and/or engines above 2.0 utilizing a variable cam-timing system will not be permitted. This includes VVT – VVA – VTEC - CVTC and ECOTEC motors
Electronics and Ignition System
All ignition components must be OEM. Only 12-volt ignition systems will be permitted.
Ignition boxes, performance chips and/or any ignition enhancing devices will not be permitted.
Traction control of any-type will not be permitted.
Only one twelve 12-volt battery, securely mounted with both terminals covered will be permitted. If battery is moved from OEM location, the battery must be mounted securely within the roll cage behind the driver and in front of the fuel tank.
Only stock OEM starters in the OEM location will be permitted.
Only one aftermarket tachometer, oil pressure and water temperature gauge(s) will be permitted.
The HYPERLINK "http://www.dirtcarump.com/rules/sport-compact-rules/" \o "Powered by Text-Enhance" vehicle computer (ECU) must be mounted in a visible location providing ease of inspection.
HYPERLINK "http://www.dirtcarump.com/rules/sport-compact-rules/" \o "Powered by Text-Enhance" Exhaust System
Aftermarket Header system is allowed
Removal of the catalytic converter, air conditioning compressor, power steering and smog pump will be permitted.
The engine and radiator must be mounted in the stock OEM location for the year, make and model of the car in competition.
Solid engine mounts and/or safety chains will be permitted.
Accumulators will not be permitted.
Transmission & Driveline
The transmission and/or transaxle must remain OEM and unaltered.
All forward and reverse gears must be operational.
The flywheel, flex plate, clutch and/or torque converter and/or assembly must remain unaltered.
Mini-type clutches and/or couplers will not be permitted.
Transmission coolers in the driver compartment will not be permitted.
Torque dividing final drive systems will not be permitted.
Locked differentials/welded of any type will not be permitted. Limited Slip Differentials are permitted
RWD cars - drive shaft loops are mandatory
All chassis and frames must remain OEM. Any front wheel drive, compact car frame will be permitted.
A maximum wheelbase of 107-inches will be permitted.
The magnetic steel floor pan must remain unaltered and OEM. Any work that is done in the form of patches must be completed with magnetic steel.
Additional weight of any type will not be permitted. Any item(s) that are deemed to provide additional weight must be removed.
Fuel Cells and Fuel
The fuel system must be complete, unaltered and OEM for the year, make and model of the car in competition.
Only standard pump gasoline will be permitted for competition. A maximum of 93 octane. Performance additives will not be permitted.
The gas tank/fuel cell may be mounted ahead of the rear axle with a minimum 1/8-inch shield mounted under it.
If the gas tank/fuel cell is mounted behind the rear axle the gas tank/fuel cell must be replaced with a maximum eight (8) gallon fuel cell relocated to the trunk area of the car. The cell must be mounted with two (2) solid magnetic steel straps around the entire cell two (2) inches wide and .125-inch thick. A magnetic steel or fuel cell cover must be between the driver and the fuel cell.
A fuel cell vent, including cap vent, must have a check valve. If the fuel cell does not have an aircraft-type positive seal filler neck, then a flapper, spring and/or ball type filler roll-over valve is mandatory.
External electric fuel pump wired to the ignition switch with aftermarket fuel cell will be permitted.
A Cool Can will not be permitted.
Fuel lines that pass through the driver compartment must be magnetic steel.
Any front wheel drive, compact car will be permitted for competition. Station wagons, and/or convertibles and/or two seat sports cars will not be permitted.
The body must remain unaltered and OEM in appearance.
The inner fenders must remain unaltered and OEM. Removing of the inner fenders will not be permitted.
The hood and trunk lid / hatchback must be securely fastened.
All doors must be securely fastened.
All glass, exterior lights, chrome and/or plastic trim and hood insulation must be removed.
The dashboard may be removed.
Front and rear bumpers must be securely fastened. Welded, chained and/or cabled to the frame will be permitted.
A front and rear tow hook easily accessible will be required.
The OEM bumper covers must remain on the vehicle, but may be altered to allow for tow hook.
A maximum seven (7) inch sun visor will be permitted.
The opera windows may be closed and/or sealed.
All components and mounts must remain unaltered.
Weight jacks; aftermarket or homemade traction devices will not be permitted.
The car must remain in alignment from front-to-rear and must track straight.
A maximum of 5 degrees of camber will be permitted on any wheel.
Center mounted steering will not be permitted.
A quick release, aftermarket steering wheel will be permitted. The steering column must remain OEM and unaltered.
Aftermarket remote reservoir power steering will not be permitted.
All shocks and struts must remain OEM in the OEM location.
Upper and lower strut braces will be permitted
Spring rubbers/spacers will be permitted.
All brake components must be unaltered, OEM, magnetic steel and operative on all four wheels. No cutting or blocking of brake lines.
Disc and/or drum brakes will be permitted and they must match the year, make and model of the vehicle in competition.
Only OEM Master Cylinders in OEM location will be permitted.
Brake shut off and/or valve bias adjuster(s) will not be permitted.
Only magnetic steel brake lines will be permitted.
Wheels and Tires
Only DOT 13, 14, 15 or 16-inch passenger tires will be permitted. No mud, snow or racing tires DOT or not will not be permitted.
Alterations of any type including re-caps, softening, chemical alteration, conditioning, sipping and/or grooving will not be permitted.
All wheels must be OEM steel or aluminum wheels with a maximum width of seven (7) inches and a standard bead.
Tires must be of same size per axle but can differ from front to rear axle. Staggering will not be permitted.
All tires must have a minimum of 30psi in the tires and may be subject to post race inspection
All tires must remain inside of the body.
Wheel spacers and/or bleeder valves will not be permitted.
Wheel reinforcement is strongly recommended.
One (1) inch Outside Diameter magnetic steel lug nuts on steel wheels are required.
Seat Belt/Restraint System
Each car will be equipped with a minimum of a four-point harness. Seat belt restraint systems shall be installed in accordance with the directions and application of the system supplier or manufacturer.
Seat belts must be quick release and securely fastened to car frame or roll cage
No driver will be allowed on the track without a fire resistant suit including jacket and pants or full one-piece suit
Each driver should also wear fire resistant accessories that effectively cover the remaining parts of the body. Shoes gloves etc. but is not required.
An aluminum seat built specifically for the purpose of competition in auto-racing events will be required
High-back Aluminum (stockcar style) seats should be securely mounted to the rollcage
Headrest (behind the head) should include padding. All areas surrounding the head should have padding
A right head net or support is suggested not required. Head nets must be equipped with quick release mechanisms
The seat must be mounted a minimum of 30” (inches) from the center of the rear end, measured at the bottom of the seat
Driver is required to wear full-face helmet.
If a head and neck restraint system is connected it should conform to the manufactures mounting instructions.
Head and Neck restraints are strongly recommended but not required.
No sharp or protruding edges in or around the cockpit, which would impede the driver’s rapid exit from the car.
Windshield screens must be securely fastened
Flame retardant seat, roll bar, knee and steering pads or padding are recommended
A four or six-point roll cage full perimeter, using 1.50-inch Outside Diameter, .095-inch thick magnetic steel tubing is required.
Rear kick up supports is required.
The roll cage must be securely fastened (welding is required) utilizing a minimum of .250-inch plating to mount cage to the frame. Only magnetic steel will be permitted. Iron, galvanized pipe, fittings, square tubing, brazing and/or soldering will not be permitted.
A minimum of three (3) door bars on the driver side mounted in a horizontal manner will be required. Vertical bracing from the top-to-the-bottom of the door is required.
A minimum of three (3) windshield bars will be required in front of the driver.
The driver compartment must be sealed completely from the track, the engine and the fuel cell. The front and rear firewalls must remain and any holes must be patched with magnetic steel.
Mirrors will not be permitted.
Gutting of the car will not be permitted with the exception of clearance for the roll and door bars.
All material considered flammable including but not limited to the radio, airbags must be removed.
The interior must remain open.
Cars must have a 24” number on the roof and at least an 18” number on each door. THIS IS A MUST! All numbers must be visible and readable by the track officials. In the situation of duplicate numbers the track officials may assign a letter to you. It is your responsibility to add this letter to the right side of the car: failure to do so will cause you to be scored last for your event.
All cars are subject to a minimum inspection at anytime.
It is the responsibility of all participants to know the rules
Continuous developments in racing may necessitate changes that we cannot foresee at the time the rules are written. Hence, we may update, modify, add to or delete rules at anytime
Situations not covered in any of these rules will be handled at the discretion of the track official as they arise..
DECISIONS OF THE TRACK OFFICIALS ARE FINAL!!!!