CAROLINA TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLERS RULES

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CAROLINA TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLERS
RULES

CONTEST OPERATIONS

1.

DECISIONS OF THE OFFICIALS ARE FINAL
-

ANY COMPETITOR WHO
ATTEMPTS TO SWAY THE DECISION OF ANY OFFICIALS, SLED
OPERATOR, OR THE PROMOTER IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION
FROM THE CLASS.

2.

VEHICLES WILL
ONLY BE ALOWED ONE ENTRY PER CLASS, NO
VEHICLE MAY PULL IN THE SAME CLASS WITH ANOTHER DRIVER OR
DIFFERENT SET
-
UP IN ANY WAY. ALL INDIVIDUAL VEHICLES WILL BE
ALLOWED TO PULL IN TWO CLASSES PER SESSION OF COMPETETION.

3.

WHEN A VEHICLE IS UNDER THE GREEN FLAG
ONLY TRACK OFFICIALS
ALLOWED ON THE TRACK.

4.

THE SAME FLAG PERSON SHALL WORK FOR AN ENTIRE SESSION TO
ASSURE CONSISTENT AND EQUAL TREATMENT FOR ALL COMPETITORS
IN THAT SESSION OF COMPETITION. NO EXCESSIVELY LOOSE FITTING
CLOTHING.

5.

COMPETITORS MUST BE 16 YEAR
S OLD & HAVE A VALID STATE
DRIVERS LICENSE TO COMPETE IN ANY SANCTIONED CLASS UNLESS
APPROVED BY HEAD TECH OFFICIALS

6.

SHOES, SHIRTS, AND LONG PANTS MUST BE WORN WHILE PULLING
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN CLASS RULES.

7.

ABSOLUTELY NO CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IS PER
MITTED BY
DRIVERS OR CREW MEMBERS, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING THE PULL.

8.

PULLING VEHICLES IN SPECIFIED CLASSES MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH
EITHER A HALON TYPE OR A MINIMUM 2
-
1/2 LB DRY CHEMICAL TYPE
FIRE EXTINGUISHER, FULLY CHARGED AND IN WORKING CONDITION,
CONVENIE
NT TO THE DRIVER.

9.

TECH OFFICIAL(S) MAY TECH/INSPECT VEHICLES AT ANY TIME
BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THE EVENT. PRE
-
EVENT INSPECTIONS
WILL BE ANNOUNCED.

10.

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE REGISTERED 30 MINUTES BEFORE SPECIFIED
START TIME OF EACH SESSION.

REGISTRATION FEE F
OR ALL POINTS
CLASSES IS $20.00 FOR PAID MEMBERS, $30.00 FOR NON
-
MEMBERS
UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.

A.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE IS AS FOLLOWS:

1

ONLY THE DRIVER OR OWNER OF VEHICLE MAY FILL OUT
REGISTRATION SHEET.


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2

ONE VEHICLE MAY ONLY ENTER TWO CLASSES PER SESS
ION, MUST
SPECIFY THESE TWO CLASSES AT TIME OF ENTRY. ANY OTHER
ENTRIES MADE WILL BE OUT OF COMPETITION AND WILL NOT BE
AWARDED ANY PURSE OR POINTS.

3

IN
-
CLASS PULLING ORDER WILL BE DETERMINED BY LUCK OF THE
DRAW.

4

LATE REGISTRATION CAN ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF AP
PROVED BY AN
OFFICIAL AFTER PERSONAL CONTACT WITH DRIVER OR OWNER.
ONLY 2 LATE ENTRIES ALLOWED PER SEASON!

CONTEST PROCEDURES

1.

ALL PULLS MUST START WITH A TIGHT CHAIN.

2.

VEHICLES MAY PULL ONLY ONCE PER CLASS


ONLY EXCEPTION IS
THE FIRST PULLER THAT HAS THE

OPTION OF ACCEPTING OR NOT
ACCEPTING THE PULL. IF THE PULLER CHOOSES NOT TO ACCEPT THE
PULL, THE PULLER MAY REPULL IMMEDIATELY OR DROP TO LAST
PLACE AND REPULL. THE FIRST PULLER HAS THE OPTION OF
RETURNING, EVEN IF THE FIRST PULL RESULTS IN A
DISQUALIFICA
TION OF THAT PULL. IF THE SLED IS RESET THE PULLERS
WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY PULLED MUST DROP TO LAST AND PULL IN THE
SAME ORDER AS FIRST ATTEMPT
-

AFTER THE REMAINING PULLERS
HAVE PULLED.

3.

IF THE TEST PULLER HAS MECHANICAL ISSUES, THEY MAY DROP TO
LAST IN THE CL
ASS.

4.

EACH PULLER WILL BE ALLOWED TWO ATTEMPTS TO MAKE A
MEASURABLE PULL.

A.

AN ATTEMPT IS DEFINED A MOVING THE SLED ONE INCH OR MORE.

B.

DURING THE FIRST ATTEMPT, IF THE PULLER LETS OFF THE
THROTTLE BEFORE GOING 100 FEET, THE PULLER WILL GET A
SECOND ATTEMPT, EV
EN IF THE VEHICLE STOPS BEYOND THE 100
FOOT MARK. THE PULLER MUST RETURN IMMEDIATELY OR IN THE
EVENT OF BREAKAGE MUST DROP TO LAST PLACE


SUBJECT TO
THE 6 MINUTE RULE FOR THE LAST PULLER.

C.

IF NO ATTEMPT TO BACK OFF THE THROTTLE IS MADE BEFORE THE
100 FOOT
MARK, NO SECOND ATTEMPT WILL BE GRANTED & WILL
BE MEASURED AT STOPING POINT AS OFFICIAL DISTANCE. NOTE:
DRIVER IS NOT TO BRAKE HARD TO STOP, BUT TO COME TO A
SMOOTH, SAFE STOP.

5.

JERKING THE SLED TO CAUSE SLACK IN THE CHAIN WILL BE GROUNDS
FOR DISQUALIFICAT
ION.


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6.

THE PULLER HAS THE PRIVILEGE OF, AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR,
SPOTTING THE SLED FOR BOTH PULL ATTEMPTS. THE PULLER MUST
NOTIFY THE SLED OPERATOR WHERE TO PLACE THE SLED. THE USE OF
A CREW MEMBER IS RECOMMENDED TO EXPEDITE THE SHOW.

7.

ALL PULLS MADE DURING
THE CONTEST WILL BE MEASURED TO
WITHIN THE NEAREST HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH FROM A POINT ON THE
SLED WHERE THE SLED STOPS.

8.

THE PULLING VEHICLE MUST REMAIN WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF
THE CONTEST COURSE DURING THE PULL.

9.

THE PULLING VEHICLE MUST START ON ITS OWN PO
WER AND DRIVE
ON AND OFF THE TRACK, UNLESS BREAKAGE OCCURS.

10.

THE PULLING VEHICLE MUST HAVE A WORKING REVERSE GEAR AND
BACK UP TO THE SLED UNDER ITS OWN POWER.

11.

PULLERS MUST PULL IN LINEUP POSITION WITHIN 3 MINUTES OF TIME
SLED IS READY. DELAY WILL MEAN DISQU
ALIFICATION. IF OFFICIALS
ARE NOTIFIED OF PROBLEMS, PRIOR TO PULLER’S TIME SLOT, PULLER
WILL BE DROPPED TO LAST PLACE TO PULL.

12.

IF THE LAST PULLER IN A CLASS HAS MECHANICAL PROBLEMS, THEY
WILL BE ALLOWED 6 MINUTES TO HOOK AND MAKE AN ATTEMPT.

13.

IF ANY COMPETI
TOR IS NOT READY TO HOOK TO THE SLED BEFORE
THEIR TIME IS UP, THE TRACK OFFICIALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO
DISQUALIFY THE COMPETITOR FOR THAT CLASS.

14.

DRIVER MUST OBEY THE FLAG PERSON AT ALL TIMES,
FAILURE WILL
RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION & POSSIBLY BE BAN
NED
FROM FUTURE EVENTS

-

PULL WILL BE FLAGGED WHEN FORWARD
MOTION STOPS.
HEADLIGHTS AND FOG LIGHTS WILL NOT BE ON WHILE
VEHICLE IS ON THE TRACK!!!

15.

A VEHICLE WILL BE ALLOWED TO RE
-
PULL IMMEDIATELY OR DROP TO
LAST POSITION IF THE KILL SWITCH OR SHUTOFF, WHEN

LOCATED IN A
LEGAL POSITION, IS PULLED AND THE SUPPLIED NYLON STRAP (IF
USED) IS BROKEN. TRACK/TECH OFFICIALS MUST FIND THE SWITCH OR
SHUTOFF OPERATING PROPERLY. THE DECISION TO DROP MUST BE
MADE BEFORE THE VEHICLE LEAVES THE TRACK. IT IS THE PULLERS
RESP
ONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT THE SWITCH OR SHUTOFF IS CHECKED
BY THE OFFICIAL BEFORE THE VEHICLE LEAVES THE TRACK.

16.

DROPS TO LAST WILL BE DONE IN THIS ORDER;

A.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER REGULAR CLASS ORDER IS COMPLETED WILL
BE THE TEST PULLER’S REPULL.

B.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER TH
E TEST PULLER’S REPULL OR AFTER
REGULAR CLASS ORDER IS COMPLETED WILL BE ANY PULLERS
THAT RAN BEFORE A SLED RESET.

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C.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER TEST PULLER’S REPULL OR PULLERS THAT
RAN BEFORE A SLED RESET WILL BE ANY PULLER(S) THAT DROPPED
FOR MECHANICAL REASONS.

PUL
L
-
OFFS

1.

A PULL
-
OFF MAY BE USED IF THE HEAD TRACK OFFICIAL & THE SLED
OPERATOR AGREE IT IS NECESSARY.

A.

A PULL
-
OFF MAY BE USED IF THE TRACK AREA DOES NOT ALLOW
FOR A FLOATING FINISH LINE

I.

IN THIS CASE, THE HEAD TRACK OFFICIAL & SLED OPERATOR
WILL DECIDE A FULL
PULL MARK BEFORE THE 5TH SCHEDULED
PULLER HOOKS TO THE SLED. THIS MARK MAY BE 300 FEET, 310
FEET, OR 320 FEET. A CONE WILL BE SET AT THE FULL PULL MARK.

B.

A PULL
-
OFF MAY BE USED IN A CLASS IF ANY OF THE TOP 5
FINISHING POSITIONS RESULT IN A TIE.

C.

A PULL
-
OFF
M
UST

BE USED AT THE LAST POINTS EVENT OF THE
SEASON IF THE POINTS RACE HAS RESULTED IN A TIE.

2.

EACH PULLER WILL BE ALLOWED TWO ATTEMPTS IN THE PULL
-
OFF.
PULLERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO DROP AN ATTEMPT UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCE.

3.

IF A PULLER REFUSES TO HOOK IN A
PULL
-
OFF, THEY WILL BE MARKED
AS A HOOK/BROKE IN THE RESULTS.

4.

IF A PULL
-
OFF IS IN PLACE & ONLY ONE COMPETITOR IS ABLE TO HOOK
TO THE SLED, THEY MUST MAKE AN ATTEPMT & MOVE THE SLED ONE
INCH OR MORE TO COUNT AS A LEGAL ATTEMPT.

5.

IF NONE OF THE PULLERS IN A P
ULL
-
OFF CHOOSE TO HOOK TO THE
SLED IN THE PULL
-
OFF, THEY WILL ALL GO IN THE STANDINGS AS
HOOK/BROKE. THEY WILL BE TIED FOR 1ST PLACE & THE PURSE &
POINTS WILL BE SPLIT EVENLY.

6.

A PULL
-
OFF MUST BE CONDUCTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE REGULAR
CLASS IS COMPLETED &
BEFORE THE NEXT CLASS BEGINS.

CAUSES OF DISQUALIFICATION, FINES, SUSPENSION

1.

ANY BALLAST WEIGHTS OR VEHICLE PARTS LOST WHILE UNDER THE
GREEN FLAG, EXCEPTION
-

WEIGHTS/PARTS LOST DUE TO VEHICLE
BREAKAGE.

2.

EXCESSIVE LOSS OF FLUID DURING A PULL. EXCESSIVE DEFIN
ED AS A
STEADY OR INTERMITTENT STREAM MORE THAN 3" IN DIAMETER.

3.

VIOLATION OF ANY RULE.

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4.

ANY INTERFERENCE FROM DRIVERS, CREW, AND/OR FRIENDS/FAMILY
AT WEIGH
-
IN SCALES, TECH STATION(S), OR ON TRACK.

5.

UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT.

6.

INTENTIONAL DELAY OF THE EVENT.

7.

CON
SUMPTION OF ALCOHOL BY DRIVER OR CREW MEMBER

8.

LEAVING THE STARTING LINE WHILE UNDER THE RED FLAG.

9.

NOT STOPPING WHEN FLAGGED TO STOP BY THE FLAG PERSON

10.

A COMPETENT OPERATOR NOT IN THE VEHICLE SEAT AT ANY TIME THE
VEHICLE ENGINE IS STARTING OR RUNNING.

PROTES
TS

1.

ANY PULLER MEMBER COMPETING IN A PULLING EVENT MAY PROTEST
THE LEGALITY OF ANOTHER CONTESTANT’S VEHICLE ONLY FOR
SOMETHING THAT CANNOT BE READILY SEEN.

2.

A PROTEST FORM MUST BE FILLLED OUT AND DELIVERED TO THE HEAD
TECH OFFICIAL BEFORE THE VEHICLE RETURNS

TO THE PIT AREA.

3.

PROTEST FEES:

A.

ALL ITEMS OF PROTEST WHICH REQUIRE A GENERAL TECH
INSPECTION SHALL BE $60.00. CTTP WILL RECEIVE $10 OF THIS FEE.

B.

FUEL VIOLATION PROTEST SHALL BE $100.00. CTTP WILL RECEIVE $20
OF THIS FEE.

C.

ENGINE INSPECTION THAT INVOLVES TEA
R DOWN OR CI CHECK BY
PUMPING A CYLINDER SHALL BE $500. CTTP WILL RECEIVE $100 OF
THIS FEE.

4.

IF A VEHICLE IS FOUND TO BE ILLEGAL, THE PROTEST MONEY IS
RETURNED TO THE PERSON MAKING THE PROTEST. IF THE VEHICLE IS
FOUND TO BE LEGAL, THE PROTEST MONEY IS GIVEN

TO THE
PROTESTED VEHICLE’S OWNER.

5.

ANY PULLER THAT IS FOUND RUNNING WITH/WITHOUT AN ILLEGAL
COMPONENT WLL BE DISQUALIFIED & PURSE WILL BE TAKEN FOR THAT
PULL. VEHICLE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PULL AGAIN AT ANY

PULL
UNTIL INFRACTION IS CORRECTED. ANY PULLER F
OUND RUNNING
ILLEGALLY BY TECH OFFICIALS FOR
ANY

RULE INFRACTION(S) WILL
LOOSE PURSE MONEY & POINTS FOR THAT PULL.

6.

TECH OFFICIAL(S) HAS THE RIGHT TO TECH/INSPECT VEHICLES AT ANY
TIME DURING THE EVENT.



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EVENT PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS

1.

WITHDRAW/SCRATCH: T
O RECEIVE A REFUND OF THE ENTRY FEE THE
PULLER IS REQUIRED TO NOTIFY THE ENTRY OFFICIAL OF WITHDRAW
PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS. IF THE PULLER DOES NOT
OFFICIALLY WITHDRAW BEFORE THE START OF THE CLASS, THE
PULLER FORFEITS ENTRY FEE.

2.

VEHICLE OPERATIONS
:

A.

PULLING VEHICLES MUST BE OPERATED IN A SAFE MANNER WITHIN
THE CONFINES OF THE EVENT (TRACK, PITS, AND STAGING AREA).
EVENT OFFICIALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO STOP AND DISQUALIFY ANY
VEHICLE JUDGED AS NOT BEING OPERATED IN A SAFE MANNER.

B.

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE SHU
TDOWN DURING OPENING CERIMONIES
OF THE EVENT (NATIONAL ANTHEM, INVOCATION, ETC…. ONLY
EXCEPTIONS ARE THE SLED & TRACK MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT)

C.

DRIVER MUST REMAIN SEATED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS UNDER THE
GREEN FLAG AND MUST HAVE COMPLETE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE
A
T ALL TIMES.

D.

A COMPETENT OPERATOR MUST BE IN THE VEHICLE SEAT AT ANY
TIME THE VEHICLE ENGINE IS STARTING OR RUNNING.

E.

NO RIDERS ALLOWED IN/ON ANY VEHICLE BEING DRIVEN/TOWED IN
THE PIT, TRACK OR STAGING AREA. THIS INCLUDES TOW TRACTORS,
COMPETING VEHICLES, S
LED, LOADER, AND MAINTENANCE
EQUIPMENT OF ANY KIND.

F.

ATVS AND GOLF CARTS MUST BE USED ONLY TO TOW COMPETING


AROUND THE EVENT SITE. THEY ARE NOT TO BE OPERATED BY
CHILDREN FOR PLEASURE RIDING


ATVS AND GOLF CARTS ARE TO
BE USED AS TOOLS NOT TOYS WHILE ON
THE EVENT GROUNDS.

3.

WEIGHING PROCEDURES:

A.

VEHICLES ENTERED IN A CLASS MUST BE OFFICIALLY WEIGHED
PRIOR TO THE START OF THEIR CLASS.

B.

OFFICIAL WEIGHT OF COMPETING VEHICLE SHALL BE DEFINE AS
BEING THE WEIGHT OF THE VEHICLE WITH THE DRIVER ON THE
VEHICLE. VEHICL
E MUST BE READY TO COMPETE
-

FILLED WITH
WATER, ICE, FUEL, AND OIL.

C.

NO ADDING FUEL OR WEIGHTS WITHOUT BEING REWEIGHED.

D.

NO VEHICLE WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE STAGING AREA
WITHOUT CROSSING THE SCALES UNLESS THEY HAVE JUST
QUALIFIED FOR A PULL
-
OFF.


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4.

DRAWBAR

MEASUREMENT:

A.

DRAWBARS TO BE MEASURED PRIOR TO HOOKING. AFTER THAT TIME
DRAWBAR CANNOT BE MOVED EXCEPT WHEN MORE THAN 200 LBS.
OF WEIGHT IS MOVED FORWARD OR REARWARD ON THE PULLING
VEHICLE.

B.

IF A COMPETITOR MOVES MORE THAN 200 LBS. FORWARD FROM
REAR OF PULL
ING VEHICLE THAT VEHICLE’S DRAWBAR MAY BE
REMEASURED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TRACK OFFICIAL.

C.

AIR PRESSURE IS NOT TO BE ALTERED IN TIRES AFTER DRAWBAR IS
MEASURED.

D.

ANY/ALL DRAWBARS ARE SUBJECT TO REMEASUREMENT AFTER THE
PULL AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TRACK

OFFICIAL(S).

5.

SAFETY
-

SMOKING SHOULD BE RESTRICTED AROUND VEHICLES BEING
REFUELED.

TRACK

1.

COMPETITION TRACK TO BE 35 FEET WIDE (30 FT MINIMUM WIDTH) AND
HAVE A FINISH LINE OF 300 FEET. TRACK MUST HAVE A CHALKED SIDE
BOUNDARY LINES (STRAIGHT & PARALLEL TO E
ACH OTHER) TO A
MINIMUM LENGTH OF 320 FEET. A FLOATING FINISH LINE WILL BE THE
STANARD UNLESS A PULL
-
OFF ISUSED.

2.

STARTING LINE, 100 FT, 150, FT, 200 FT, 250 FT, 300 FT, 310 FT, & 320 FT
WILL BE CHALKED/MARKED ON EVERY TRACK.

3.

IT IS RECCOMMENDED TO HAVE A D.
O.T. EQUAL BARRIER BETWEEN
THE TRACK & SPECTATOR AREAS. THIS BARRIER SHOULD RUN THE
ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE TRACK & A MINIMUM OF 10 FT FROM THE
SIDELINE OF THE TRACK. (50 FT APART & PARALLEL TO EACH OTHER)

NON
-
LEGAL VEHICLES

1.

THE PROMOTER HAS THE RIGHT TO ALLO
W A NON
-
LEGAL VEHICLE TO
PULL AS LONG AS THE PULLER CALLS AND ASKS FOR PERMISSION TO
PULL.

2.

THE PROMOTER(S) MAY ALLOW VEHICLES NOT MEETING CLASS RULES
TO PULL EXHIBITION AT THE END OF A CLASS. THE PROMOTER(S) MUST
ANNOUNCE THAT THE VEHICLE(S) ARE PULLING EX
HIBITION ONLY
BECAUSE THEY DO NOT LEGALLY MEET THE RULE REQUIREMENTS FOR
THE CLASS.




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PROMOTERS RESPONSIBILITY

1.

PROMOTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING INSURANCE COVERAGE
FOR THIS EVENT. THIS IS INSURANCE MUST BE ABLE TO COVER ANY
ACCIDENT THAT MAY CAUSE PHY
SICAL HARM TO ANY SPECTATOR,
STAFF MEMBER, OR SPECTATOR, AS WELL AS DAMAGE TO ANY
PULLING VEHICLE, EQUIPMENT, OR FACILITY IN ANY WAY.


2.

PROMOTER IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO PURCHASE WEATHER
INSURANCE FOR THIS EVENT TO COVER EXPENSES IN THE CASE OF A
RAIN

OUT.

3.

PROMOTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARATION OF FACILITY. THIS
INCLUDES THE TRACK AREA, ALL PARKING ARRANGEMENTS FOR
SPECTATORS, PULLERS, & STAFF, ADMISSION GATE WORKERS,
SPECTATOR SEATING, BATHROOM FACILITIES, CONCESSIONS, GARBAGE
COLLECTION, AND ANNOUNCERS S
TAND/TABLE LOCATED CLOSE TO
THE TRACK AS POSSIBLE.

4.

PROMOTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING A DAY
-
OF
-
PULL PHONE
NUMBER FOR EVENT INFORMATION

5.

PROMOTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING SECURITY FOR THE EVENT,
AS WELL AS EMT, & FIRE DEPARTMENT SAFETY CREWS FOR
COMPE
TITION & SPECTATORS.

6.

ALL TRACK EQUIPMENT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROMOTER,
THIS INCLUDES:

A.

LOADER CAPABLE OF LIFTING 4000 LBS. (BACKHOE, WHEEL LOADER,
OR ALL TERRAIN FORKLIFT)

B.

LARGE MOTORGRADER WITH RIPPER, LARGE TRACTOR & LARGE
DISK HARROW OR CHISEL P
LOW, WATER TRUCK OR WAGON AT
LEAST 2000 GALLON CAPACITY FOR TRACK PREPARATION.

C.

MINIMUM 3 TRACTORS MINIMUM 50 HP FOR TRACK MAINTENANCE &
TOW TRACTORS.

D.

TRACK PACKER (RUBBER TIRED PREFERRED, SMOOTH DRUM
ACCEPTABLE)

7.

PROMOTER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING A FLAT
, HARD SURFACE 10
FT WIDE, 25 FT LONG FOR PLACEMENT OF SCALES.

RAINOUT/CANCELLATION POLICIES:

1.

WHEN AN EVENT IS CANCELED BEFORE ANY OF THE SCHEDULED
CLASSES HAVE BEGUN, SPECTATORS MUST BE GIVEN A FULL REFUND
OR A RAIN CHECK FOR A FUTURE EVENT.

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2.

WHEN AN EVENT

IS CANCELED BEFORE ONE
-
THIRD OF THE SCHEDULED
CLASSES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED, SPECTATORS MUST BE GIVEN A
HALF REFUND.

3.

WHEN AN EVENT IS CANCELED AFTER ONE
-
THIRD OF THE SCHEDULED
CLASSES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED, THERE IS NO OBIGATION TO THE
PROMOTER TO GIVE ANY RE
FUNDS OR RAIN CHECKS TO SPECTATORS.

4.

WHEN AN EVENT IS CANCELED BEFORE ALL OF THE SCHEDULED
CLASSES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED, COMPETITORS REGISTRATION
MONEY WILL BE RETURNED TO THE COMPETITORS IN THE REMAINING
CLASSES. ALSO, THE PURSE WILL BE EQUALLY SPLIT BETWEE
N ALL
COMPETITORS LEGALLY ENTERED IN THE CLASS. IF THERE ARE LESS
ENTRIES IN THE CLASS THAN PURSE SLOTS, ONLY THE TOP POSITIONS
WILL BE SPLIT (IE. 3 ENTIRES IN A 5 PURSE SLOT CLASS WILL RECEIVE
1ST, 2ND, & 3RD PLACE SPLIT EVENLY)

5.

WHEN A SANCTIONED CLASS IS

CANCELED BEFORE THE CLASS IS
COMPLETED, THE PURSE FOR THAT CLASS WILL BE SPLIT EVENLY
BETWEEN THE COMPETITORS THAT WERE LEGALLY ENTERED IN THE
CLASS.

8.

ENTRY FEES FROM EACH EVENT WILL BE SPLIT 50/50 BETWEEN
PROMOTER & CTTP.

MEMBERSHIPS

1.

VEHICLES MUST BE REGI
STERED WITH CTTP TO COLLECT POINTS FOR
THAT SEASON.

2.

DRIVERS MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS WITH CTTP, ONLY TWO
DRIVERS PER VEHICLE

3.

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE DRIVEN BY A CURRENT MEMBER OF CTTP TO
COLLECT POINTS. (MAY BE A REGISTERED DRIVER FROM ANOTHER
VEHICLE IN AN
Y OTHER CLASS)

4.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES;

A.

EVERY VEHICLE REGISTERED WITH CTTP WILL RECEIVE AN
OFFICIAL ID NUMBER FOR FAST, EASY VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION.

B.

FREE ADMISSION TO EVERY POINTS EVENT FOR ONE DRIVER & ONE
CREW MEMBER PER VEHICLE.

C.

REDUCED HOOK FEES IN ALL POI
NTS CLASSES AT EVERY POINTS
EVENT.

D.

ALL DRIVER & VEHICLE INFORMATION WILL BE KEPT ON FILE WITH
CTTP FOR AN EASIER, FASTER, ENTRY PROCESS.



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POINTS

1.

COMPETITORS MUST BE PAID MEMBERS OF THE CURRENT SEASON TO
COLLECT POINTS WITH CTTP FOR THAT SEASON.

2.

POINTS ST
RUCTURE AS FOLLOWS:

1
ST
-

15

6
TH
-

10

2
ND
-

14

7TH
-

9

3
RD
-

13

8TH
-

8

4
TH
-

12

9TH
-

7

5TH
-


11

10TH
-

6

EVERY FINISHING POSITION DOWN WILL RECEIVE 5 POINTS.

3.

RAINOUT/CANCELLATION SCENARIOS WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

A.

IF IS CANCELLED BEFORE ANY CLASS BEGINS, ALL VEHICLES
ON
THE GROUNDS & OFFICIALLY ENTERED WILL RECEIVE 15 POINTS.

B.

IF A CLASS IS CANCELLED BEFORE IT IS COMPLETED, EACH
VEHICLE ENTERED WILL RECEIVE 15 POINTS.

C.

IF A CLASS IS CANCELLED BEFORE IT BEGINS, ALL VEHICLES ON
THE GROUNDS & OFFICIALLY ENTERED WILL RECEIVE

15 POINTS.

D.

IF A VEHICLE THAT HAS CALLED AND CHECKED IN WITH ENTRY
OFFICIAL FOR LATE ENTRY IS NOT ON THE EVENT GROUNDS
BEFORE RAINOUT IS CALLED, 5 POINTS WILL BE GIVEN.

E.

IF A VEHICLE IS DISQUALIFIED FOR ANY REASON, NO POINTS WILL
BE GIVEN.

F.

IF A DRIVER OR VE
HICLE IS BANNED FROM FUTURE EVENTS, ALL
ACCUMULATED POINTS FOR THAT SEASON WILL BE DROPPED.

KILL SWITCH

RULES

1.

ON SPARK IGNITION VEHICLES
-

THE KILL SWITCH MUST BREAK THE
ELECTRICAL


CURRENT TO THE IGNITION.

2.

THE USE OF A PLUG IN THE CIRCUIT THAT COMES APAR
T WHEN
VEHICLE BREAKS AWAY FROM THE SLED OR IS PULLED BY SLED
OPERATOR IS ACCEPTABLE.

3.

ON DIESEL ENGINES THE KILL SWITCH MUST SHUT THE AIR OFF TO THE
INTAKE. THIS CAN ALSO BE DONE BY AN ELECTRONIC SWITCH THAT
SHUTS OFF FUEL SUPPLY TO THE INJECTION PUMP AND
RELEASES THE
INTAKE FLAP BY USE OF MAGNET OR A MECHANICAL FLAP WITH
BREAK AWAY CORD RUN FROM INTAKE THROUGH 3/8" COPPER TUBE TO
2" RING.

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4.

ALL KILL SWITCHES TO HAVE ONE 2" MINIMUM RING ATTACHED FOR
HOOKING THE SLED.

5.

KILL SWITCH TO BE MOUNTED MINIMUM 4 FT., A
BOVE GROUND LEVEL
AND NOT MORE THAN 6" OFF CENTER EITHER WAY.

6.

KILL SWITCHES WILL BE TESTED IN PRE
-
SESSION INSPECTIONS; DIESEL
ENGINES WITH AIR
-
SHUTOFF WILL BE CHECKED WITHOUT THE ENGINE
RUNNING. KILL SWITCHES WILL NOT BE TESTED AT EVERY PULL. THE
AUTHORITY

TO PULL THE KILL SWITCH IS LEFT UP TO THE SLED
OPERATOR AND IS A JUDGMENT CALL, NOT SUBJECT TO QUESTION.

7.

IN THE EVENT, A KILL SWITCH COMES LOOSE BY ACCIDENT OR
UNKNOWN REASON DURING THE PULL, AND THE FLAGMAN & SLED
OPERATOR AGREE THAT NO DANGER WAS INVOLV
ED THE VEHICLE
MAY PULL OVER.

8.

IF THE KILL SWITCH IS PULLED BECAUSE OF RECKLESS DRIVING OR
OTHER DANGEROUS SITUATION THE VEHICLE WILL NOT BE PERMITTED
TO RE
-
PULL.

WHEELIE BAR RULES

1.

WHEELIE BARS MUST HAVE PADS

NO WHEELS

2.

DIMENSIONS:

A.

THE FRONT EDGE OF THE
STABILIZER PAD CAN'T BE FURTHER
FORWARD THAN THE REAR MOST PORTION OF THE TIRE.

B.

10" MAXIMUM HEIGHT OFF GROUND.

C.

PAD SIZE 5 X 5 X 1/4" THICK.

D.

20" MINIMUM ACROSS PADS FROM OUTSIDE TO OUTSIDE.

NOTE:

1.

THE WHEELIE BAR MUST BE ABLE TO SUPPORT THE WEIGHT OF
THE

VEHICLE IN THE HEAVIEST CLASS PULLED. TO TEST, JACK UP
THE PADS SO VEHICLE IS COMPLETELY OFF THE GROUND.

2.

THE WHEELIE BARS AND DRAW BARS WILL BE INSPECTED BY
OFFICIALS IN PRE
-
SESSION INSPECTION.










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8,500 LB.
WORK STOCK DIESEL

4X4

THE WORK STOCK

CLA
SS IS DESIGNED FOR D
AILY
-
DRIVEN, ON
-
THE
-
ROAD
PICKUP TRUCKS (FULL
-
BODIED DIESEL PICKUP

TRUCKS). VALID DOT
REGISTRATION AND LIC
ENSE PLATES ARE MAND
ATORY.

THIS CLASS IS EXEMPT

FROM THE 30 MIN. REG
ISTRATION RULE FOUND

IN
CONTEST OPERATIONS #
10. HOWEVER, NO EN
TRIES WILL BE ACCEPT
ED
AFTER HALF OF THE SC
HEDULED CLASSES HAVE

BEEN COMPLETED.
ANNOUNCMENTS WILL BE

MADE FOR LAST CALL F
OR ENTRIES.

THIS CLASS WILL NOT
RUN FOR POINTS OR PU
RSE, HOOK FEE WILL B
E $20.

DESIGNATIONS
: WS

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGH
T BREAKS: 85
00 LBS. WEIGHT IS WI
TH DRIVER

REGULATIONS

BALLAST:


HANGING WEIGHT

IS P
ROHIBITTED
. NO WEIGHTS IN CAB
OF
TRUCK
.

BALLAST MAY BE ADDED

IN THE BED OF THE TR
UCK. IF USED,
BALLAST MUST BE SECU
RELY FASTENED TO THE

BED.

BATTERIES:

THE BATT
ERIES MUST

BE SECURELY MOUNTED
IN STOCK
LOCATION.

BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY, INCL
UDING THE FULL
BED FLOOR. THE BODY
MUST

RETAIN FULL SHEET ME
TAL.
AFTER
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MITTED. THE HOOD MUS
T BE CLOSED AND
SECURELY LATCHED WHI
LE THE VEHICLE IS HO
O
KED TO THE SLED.

BRAKES:

FOUR
-
WHEEL HYDRAULIC BRAK
ES ARE MANDATORY.

CHASSIS:


THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN
THE OEM LOCATION FOR

THE BODY USED. THE V
EHICLE MUST RETAIN
THE FULL OEM CHASSIS
. WHEEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CH
ASSIS, ETC., ARE PRO
HIBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:


RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND
BE OF AT LEAST STOCK

SIZE.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY. THEY MUST

HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICKUP.

DRIVER RES
TRAINT SYSTEM:


THE OEM RESTRAINT SY
STEM IS
MANDATORY AND MUST B
E WORN.

ENGINE:


THE ENGINE I
S LIMITED TO A STOCK
-
APPEARING, COMPRESSI
ON
IGNITION ENGINE FOUN
D IN A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICKU
P. ENGINE
BLOCK & HEAD MUST CI
RCULATE COOLANT FREE
LY, NO FILLING OF

ANY
KIND!!!

EXHAUST:

AFTERMARKET EXHAUST
SYSTEMS ALLOWED. ALL

EXHAUSTS
MUST EXIT BEHIND THE

CAB,

NO HOODSTACKS!!!

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FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
PERMITTED. IT MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MAND
ATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.


FUEL:

THE FUEL MUST BE PUB
LIC
LY AVAILABLE #1 OR #
2 DIESEL, NO OFF
ROAD FUEL.

NO “HOMEBREW” MIXTUR
ES.

FUEL INJECTION PUMP:

THE FUEL INJECTION P
UMP IS LIMITED TO A
SINGLE
STOCK
-
APPEARING, OEM ENGIN
E M
ODEL
-
SPECIFIC PUMPS ONLY.

NO DUAL PUMPS,

NO AG GOVERNED PUMPS
!!!

FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK IS

MANDATORY AND MUST B
E USED.
RACING FUEL CELLS AR
E PROHIBITED AND MUS
T BE REMOVED FROM TH
E
VEHICLE.

HITCH:

COMPETITORS MUST

PROVIDE THEIR OWN HI
TCH
! THERE
WI
LL BE
NO

WAITING FOR HITCHES
FROM ANOTHER VEHICLE
.
MUST

PULL OFF A REESE TYP
E HITCH, MOUNTED SOL
ID TO THE FRAME WITH

NO
MOVEMENT. MUST HAVE
A 5/8” GRADE 8 BOLT
W/NUT TO REPLACE
TUBING PIN. REINFORC
EMENTS MUST NOT EXTE
ND FORWARD OF THE
CENTERLINE OF THE RE
A
R AXLE. TRICK HITCHE
S ARE PROHIBITED. TH
E
HOOKING POINT MUST B
E THE REAR
-
MOST POINT ON THE VE
HICLE AND
MUST BE REARWARD OF
THE STOCK LOCATION O
F THE TAILGATE. THE
HITCH MUST BE HORIZO
NTAL TO THE GROUND A
ND STATIONARY IN ALL

DIRECTIONS. BUMPERS
MAY BE NOTCH
ED OR ROLL PANS MAY
BE USED I
N
PLACE OF A BUMPER. T
HE HITCH

HEIGHT FROM THE GROU
ND MAY NOT
EXCEED 26 INCHES

ON FOUR WHEEL DRIVE
VEHICLES, 30 INCHES
ON TWO
WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES
.
HITCH HEIGHT WILL BE

CHECKED ON THE
TRACK AS THE VEHICLE

IS HOOKED T
O THE SLED,

IF HITCH IS OVER
THE LIMIT,

IT WILL BE ADJUSTED
BY AN OFFICIAL.

THE HOOKING
POINT MUST HAVE A MI
NIMUM 3.750
-
INCH INSIDE THE DIAM
ETER
OPENING FOR THE SLED

HOOK.


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INTERIOR:

A COMPLETE INTERIOR,

INCLUDING DASHBOARD,

DOOR
PANELS, HEADLINER, E
TC., IS MANDATO
RY. TWO MATCHING FRO
NT
SEATS ARE MANDATORY.

AFTERMARKET SEATS AR
E PERMITTED; THEY
MUST BE FULLY UPHOLS
TERED. ALL FACTORY C
ONTROLS (LIGHTS,
SIGNALS, HORN, WINDO
WS, WIPERS, ETC.) MU
ST BE RETAINED AND B
E
OPERATIVE.
THE USE OF HAND
-
THROTTLE CONTROLS AR
E

PROHIB
ITED.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBITED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D BY A CAP OR SHIELD
.

STEERING:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE FULL, ORIGIN
AL OEM
STEERING GEAR. THE V
EHICLE
MUST RETAIN THE ORIG
INAL OEM POWER
ASSISTANCE, IF IT WA
S SO EQUIPPED. ADDIT
IONAL STABILIZERS AR
E
PERMITTED. NON
-
OEM POWER ASSIST MET
HODS ARE PROHIBITED.


SUSPENSION, FRONT:

THE UPPER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR STRUT
ASSEMBLIES MUST BE I
N THE FACTORY LOCATI
ON. ADJU
STABLE
CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE PERM
ITTED. THE LOWER
CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED PROVIDED

FACTORY
-
MOUNTING
POINTS TO CHASSIS AR
E MAINTAINED. THE LO
WER MOUNTING POINT F
OR
THE STRUT ASSEMBLY M
AY BE MODIFIED FOR I
MPROVED CASTER OR
CAMBER. STRU
T TOWER BRACES, LOWE
R TIE BARS, SWAY BAR
S, AND
LIMIT STRAPS ARE PER
MITTED. TRACTIO
N BARS AND DEVICES A
RE
PROHIBITTED
.


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SUSPENSION, REAR:

AN OEM
-
STYLE SUSPENSION IS
MANDATORY.
LOWERING OR RAISING
THE VEHICLE HEIGHT W
ITH SUSPENSION
MODIFICATIONS IS PER
MITTE
D. TRACTION BARS AND

DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED; THEY MUST

BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY; WELDS ARE P
ERMITTED FOR
ATTACHMENT TO FRAME
OR AXLE HOUSING. ALL

OEM SUSPENSION
MOUNTING POINTS MUST

BE RETAINED AND USED
. SWAY BARS, LIMIT
STRAPS, AND CAMBER K
ITS ARE PERMITTED. T
HE RE
AR SUSPENSION MAY
BE SOLID, COMPRESSIO
N STOPS MUST BE EASI
LY REMOVED OR
ADJUSTABLE. ALL REAR

SUSPENSIONS MUST USE

AT LEAST ONE
WORKING SHOCK ABSORB
ER PER WHEEL. AIRBAG

SPRING ASSISTANCE IS

PERMITTED; AIRBAG CO
MPRESSORS MUST BE DI
SCONNECTED.

TIRES:

NO STUD
DED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTED. TIRES MUST
CARRY A DOT NUMBER ON THE

SIDEW
ALL. NO CUT OR GROOVING
ALLOWED
. TIRE SIZE MUST BE MOLDED ON THE TIRE.
NO DUAL REAR
WHEELS UNLESS VEHICLE IS FACTORY EQUI
PPED ONE
-
TON PICKUP.

TRANSFER CASE:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE BEEN AN OPTION O
N A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TORQUE CONVERTER
S, VALV
E BODIES AND
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
ARE PERMITTED. TRANS
MISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE REVERSE LOC
KOUT DEVICE TO PREVE
NT THE SHIFTER FROM
ACCIDENTALLY BEIN
G PUT INTO REVERSE G
EAR. A FUNCTIONAL
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY.

TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PROHIBITED.
AFTERMARKET INTERNAL

COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC 1.1 OR 1.2 IS M
ANDATORY ON ALL VEHI
CLES
WITH ENGINES RUNNING

4500 RPM OR MORE. AL
L MANUAL
TRANSMISSIONS MUST B
E CLUTCH ASSISTED. S
EQUENTIAL SHIFTERS A
RE
PROHIBITED

TURBOCHARGER:

THE VEHICLE IS LIMIT
ED TO AN O.E.M. ENGI
NE
SPECIFIC, STOCK, SIN
GLE TURBOCHARGER, MU
ST BE IN STOCK
LOCATION.6.4 POWERST
ROKES MUST USE FACTO
RY TWIN SETUP, NO
BILLET WHEELS!

A STOCK MAP WIDTH EN
HANCEMENT (MWE) GROO
VE IS
ALLOWED. NO MWE GROO
VE WILL BE ALLOWED T
HAT HAS A WIDTH
GREATER THAN .200”.
ALL PROVISIONS ALLOW
ING AIR INTO THE WHE
EL
OTHER THAN VIA THE B
ORE AND THE MWE GR
OOVE ARE PROHIBITED.

THE VEHICLE DRIVER W
ILL BE RESPONSIBLE F
OR MAKING
TURBO
ACCESSIBLE FOR TECH
INSPECTION
. VEHICLE WILL NOT P
ASS TECH OR BE
ALLOWED TO COMPETE U
NTIL THIS HAPPEN
S

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WATER INJECTION:

WATER METHANOL

INJECTION

NOT

PERMITTED
!!! NO
NITROUS
,

OR PR
OPANE
.

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND TRACK
WIDTH.


8,200 LB. 2.5 STREET

DIESEL

4X4

THE 2.5

CLASS IS DESIGNED FO
R DAILY
-
DRIVEN, ON
-
THE
-
ROAD PICKUP
TRUCKS (FULL
-
BODIED DIESEL PICKUP

TRUCKS). VALID DOT
REGISTRATION AND

LICENSE PLATES ARE M
ANDAT
ORY.

DESIGNATIONS
: 2.5

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS
: 8200 LBS. WEIGHT I
S WITH DRIVER

REGULATIONS

BALLAST:


BALLAST IS PERMITTED
.
FRONT HANGING WEIGHT
S ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER O
F THE
FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT

WHEELS
TO FURTH
EST MOST POINT OF TH
E WEIGHTS OR WEIGHT
RACK.

WEIGHTS
& ALL RACKS MUST BE
EASILY REMOVED.

NO WEIGHTS IN CAB OF

TRUCK
.
BALLAST MAY BE ADDED

IN THE BED OF THE TR
UCK. IF USED, BALLAS
T

MUST BE SECURELY FAS
TENED TO THE BED.

BATTERIES:

THE BATT
ERIES MUST BE SECURE
LY MOUNTED IN STOCK
LOCATION.

BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY, INCL
UDING THE FULL
BED FLOOR. THE BODY
MUST RETAIN FULL SHE
ET METAL. METAL AFTE
R
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MI
TTED. THE HOOD MUST
BE CLOSED AND
SECURELY LATCHED WHI
LE THE VEHICLE IS HO
OKED TO THE SLED.

BRAKES:

FOUR
-
WHEEL HYDRAULIC BRAK
ES ARE MANDATORY.

CHASSIS:


THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN
THE OEM LOCATION FOR

THE BODY USED. THE V
EHICLE M
UST RETAIN
THE FULL OEM CHASSIS
. WHEEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHASSIS, ETC., ARE P
ROHIBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:


RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND
BE OF AT LEAST STOCK

SIZE.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY
. THEY MUST HAVE BEE
N AN OPTION ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICKUP.





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DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX INCH WI
DE
U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

THE REAR U
-
JOINT CONSTRUCTED OF

AT LEAST
1/4 INCH STEEL OR 3/
8 INCH ALUMINUM THAT

WILL SAFELY CONTAIN
THE
U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE REAR SHAFT. ALL
SHIELDS MUST BE
SECURELY MOUNTED TO
THE VEHICLE. ANY FRO
NT SHAFT U
-
JOINT THAT
IS VISIBLE FROM THE
SIDE OF THE TRUCK MU
ST BE SHIELDED TO
CONTAIN THE U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE SHAFT.

DRIVER RESTRAINT SYS
TEM:


THE OEM RESTRAINT SY
STEM IS
MANDATORY AND MUST B
E WORN.

ENGINE:


THE ENGINE I
S LIMITED TO A STOCK
-
APPEARING, COMPRESSI
ON
IGNITION ENGINE FOUN
D IN A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICKU
P. ENGINE
BLOCK & HEAD MUST CI
RCULATE COOLANT FREE
LY, NO FILLING OF AN
Y
KIND!!!

EXH
AUST:

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE

EQUIPPED TO DIRECT E
XHAUST
UPWARD.

TWO 3/8 INCH DIAMETE
R BOLTS MUST BE PLAC
ED THROUGH
THE EXHAUST PIPE IN
A CROSS PATTERN WITH
IN ONE INCH OF EACH
OTHER, WITHIN 12” OF

THE TURBO.

ALL EXHAUSTS MUST EX
IT BEHIND
THE CAB,

NO HOODSTACK
S!!!

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
PERMITTED. IT MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MANDATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.


FUEL:

THE FUEL MUST BE PUB
LIC
LY

AVAILABLE

#1 OR #2 DI
ESEL.
NO
“HOMEBREW” MIXTURES.


FUEL INJECTION PUMP:

THE FUEL INJECTION P
UMP IS LIMITED TO A
STOCK
-
APPEARING, OEM ENGIN
E MODEL
-
SPECIFIC PUMP ONLY.

THE USE
OF MULTIPLE HIGH
-
PRESSURE COMMON
-
RAIL FUEL PUMPS IS L
EGAL.
POWERSTROKE ENGINES
MAY UTILIZE A SECOND

H
POP. PUMPS FROM
DIFFERENT YEARS IN T
HE SAME ENGINE MODEL

MAY BE INTERCHANGED.

P7100 PUMPS ARE
NOT

ALLOWED

TO RUN RSV (AG GOVER
NORS)

FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK IS

MANDATORY AND MUST B
E USED.
RACING FUEL CELLS AR
E PROHIBITED AND MUS
T BE REMOVED FROM TH
E
VEHICLE.







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HITCH:

MUST PULL OFF A REES
E TYPE HITCH, MOUNTE
D SOLID TO THE
FRAME WITH NO MOVEME
NT. MUST HAVE A 5/8”

GRADE 8 BOLT W/NUT T
O
REPLACE TUBING PIN.
REINFORCEMENTS MUST
NOT EXTEND FORWARD
OF THE CENTERLINE OF

THE REAR AXLE. TRICK

HITCHES ARE
PR
OHIBITED. THE HOOKIN
G POINT MUST BE THE
REAR
-
MOST POINT ON
THE VEHICLE AND MUST

BE REARWARD OF THE S
TOCK LOCATION OF THE

TAILGATE. THE HITCH
MUST BE HORIZONTAL T
O THE GROUND AND
STATIONARY IN ALL DI
RECTIONS. BUMPERS MA
Y BE NOTCHED OR ROLL

PANS MAY BE USED
IN PL
ACE OF A BUMPER. THE

HITCH

HEIGHT FROM
THE GROUND MAY NOT E
XCEED 26 INCHES

ON FOUR WHEEL DRIVE
VEHICLES, 30 INCHES
ON TWO WHEEL DRIVE V
EHICLES
. THE HOOKING
POINT MUST HAVE A MI
NIMUM 3.750
-
INCH INSIDE THE DIAM
ETER
OPENING FOR THE SLED

HOOK.


INTERCOOL
ER:

NO AIR TO WATER INTE
RCOOERS ALLOWED, NO
ICEBOXES
ALLOWED ON THE VEHIC
LE.

INTERIOR
:

A COMPLETE INTERIOR,

INCLUDING DASHBOARD,

DOOR
PANELS, HEADLINER, E
TC., IS MANDATORY. T
WO MATCHING FRONT
SEATS ARE MANDATORY.

AFTERMARKET SEATS AR
E PERMITTED; THEY
MUST
BE FULLY UPHOLSTERED
. ALL FACTORY CONTRO
LS (LIGHTS,
SIGNALS, HORN, WINDO
WS, WIPERS, ETC.) MU
ST BE RETAINED AND B
E
OPERATIVE.
THE USE OF HAND
-
THROTTLE CONTROLS AR
E

PROHIBITED.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBITED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
O
N A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D BY A CAP OR SHIELD
.

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STEERING:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE FULL, ORIGIN
AL OEM
STEERING GEAR. THE V
EHICLE MUST RETAIN T
HE ORIGINAL OEM POWE
R
ASSISTANCE, IF IT WA
S SO EQUIPPED. ADDIT
IONAL STABIL
IZERS ARE
PERMITTED. NON
-
OEM POWER ASSIST MET
HODS ARE PROHIBITED.


SUSPENSION, FRONT:

THE UPPER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR STRUT
ASSEMBLIES MUST BE I
N THE FACTORY LOCATI
ON. ADJUSTABLE
CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE PERM
ITTED. THE LOWER
CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TR
ENGTHENED PROVIDED F
ACTORY
-
MOUNTING
POINTS TO CHASSIS AR
E MAINTAINED. THE LO
WER MOUNTING POINT F
OR
THE STRUT ASSEMBLY M
AY BE MODIFIED FOR I
MPROVED CASTER OR
CAMBER. STRUT TOWER
BRACES, LOWER TIE BA
RS, SWAY BARS, AND
LIMIT STRAPS ARE PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED.

SUSPENSION, REAR:

AN OEM
-
STYLE SUSPENSION IS
MANDATORY.
LOWERING OR RAISING
THE VEHICLE HEIGHT W
ITH SUSPENSION
MODIFICATIONS IS PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED; THEY MUST

BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY; WELDS ARE P
ERMITTED

FOR
ATTACHMENT TO FRAME
OR AXLE HOUSING. ALL

OEM SUSPENSION
MOUNTING POINTS MUST

BE RETAINED AND USED
. SWAY BARS, LIMIT
STRAPS, AND CAMBER K
ITS ARE PERMITTED. T
HE REAR SUSPENSION
MAY
BE SOLID,
COMPRESSION STOPS MU
ST BE
EASILY REMOVED OR
ADJUSTABLE. ALL RE
AR SUSPENSIONS MUST
USE AT LEAST ONE
WORKING SHOCK ABSORB
ER PER WHEEL. AIRBAG

SPRING ASSISTANCE IS

PERMITTED; AIRBAG CO
MPRESSORS MUST BE DI
SCONNECTED.

TIRES:

NO STUDDED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTE
D. TIRES MUST
CARRY A DOT NUMBER ON THE

SIDEWALL. NO CUT OR GROOVING
ALLOWED. MAXIMUM TIRE

HEIGHT IS 35”
. TIRE S
IZE MUST BE MOLDED ON
THE TIRE. DUAL REAR WHEELS ARE ALLOWED.

TRANSFER CASE:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE

BEEN AN OPTION ON A
ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TORQUE CONVERTER
S, VALVE BODIES AND
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
ARE PERMITTED. TRANS
MISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE REVERSE LOC
KOUT DEVICE TO PREVE
NT THE SHIFTER FROM
ACCIDENTALLY BEING P
UT INTO REVERSE GEAR
. A FUNCTIONAL
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY.




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TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NO
N
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PROHIBITED.
AFTERMARKET INTERNAL

COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC 1.1 OR 1.2 IS M
ANDATORY ON ALL VEHI
CLES
WITH ENGINES RUNNING

4500 RPM OR MORE. AL
L MANUAL
TRANSMISSIONS MUST B
E CLUTCH ASSISTED. S
EQUENTIAL

SHIFTERS ARE
PROHIBITED

TURBOCHARGER:

THE VEHICLE IS LIMIT
ED TO A 2.5

INDUCER SINGLE
TURBOCHARGER.
MUST BE SMOOTH BORE
HOUSING, NO STEPPED
COVERS,
AND NO CLIPPED WHEEL
S.
THE IN
LET WILL BE MEASURED

USING A 2.5
5
INCH PLUG THE PLUG M
UST NOT BE ABLE TO
ENTER
THE INDUCER BORE.
A
MAP WIDTH ENHA
NCEMENT (MWE) GROOVE

IS ALLOWED,

NO MWE
GROOVE WILL BE ALLOW
ED THAT HAS A WIDTH
GREATER THAN .200”.
ALL PROVISIONS ALLOW
ING AIR INTO THE WHE
EL OTHER THAN VIA TH
E
BORE AND THE MWE GRO
OVE ARE PROHIBITED.
NO BUSHINGS.

6.4
POW
ERSTROKES MAY USE TH
E FACTORY STYLE TWIN

SETUP.
THE
VEHICLE DRIVER WILL
BE RESPONSIBLE FOR M
AKING COMPRESSOR
WHEEL ACCESSIBLE FOR

TECH PERSONAL TO MEA
SURE BORE AND BE
ABLE TO INSPECT COMP
RESSOR WHEEL. VEHICL
E WILL NOT PASS TECH

OR BE ALLOWED TO COM
PETE UNT
IL THIS HAPPEN
S

WATER INJECTION:

WATER METHANOL INJEC
TION IS

PERMITTED.

NO
NITROUS OR PROPANE

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND
A MAXIMUM OF 102 INC
H
TRACK WIDTH.


8,200 LB. HOT STREET

DIESEL

4X4

THE HOT STREET

CLASS IS
DESIGNED FOR DAILY
-
DRIVEN, ON
-
THE
-
ROAD
PICKUP TRUCKS (FULL
-
BODIED DIESEL PICKUP

TRUCKS). VALID DOT
REGISTRATION AND LIC
ENSE PLATES ARE MAND
AT
ORY. THE VEHICLE
MUST BE FOUR WHEEL D
RIVE.

DESIGNATIONS
: HS

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS
: 8200 LBS
. WEIGHT IS WITH DRI
VER

REGULATIONS

BALLAST:


BALLAST IS PERMITTED
.
FRONT HANGING WEIGHT
S ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER OF THE

FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT

WHEELS
TO FURTH
EST MOST POINT OF TH
E WEIGHT
S OR WEIGHT RACK.

WEIGHTS
& ALL RACKS MUST BE
EASILY REMOVED.

NO WEIGHTS IN CAB OF

TRUCK
.
BALLAST MAY BE ADDED

IN THE BED OF THE TR
UCK. IF USED, BALLAS
T
MUST BE SECURELY FAS
TENED TO THE BED.

BATTERIES:

THE BATT
ERIES MUST BE SECURE
LY MOUNTED IN STOCK
LOCAT
ION.

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BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY, INCL
UDING THE FULL
BED FLOOR. THE BODY
MUST RETAIN FULL SHE
ET METAL. METAL AFTE
R
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MITTED. THE HOOD MUS
T BE CLOSED AND
SECURELY LATCHED WHI
LE THE VEHICLE IS HO
OKED TO THE SLED.

BRAKES:

FOU
R
-
WHEEL HYDRAULIC BRAK
ES ARE MANDATORY.

CHASSIS:


THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN
THE OEM LOCATION FOR

THE BODY USED. THE V
EHICLE MUST RETAIN
THE FULL OEM CHASSIS
. WHEEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHASSIS, ETC., ARE P
ROHIBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:


RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND
BE OF AT LEAST STOCK

SIZE.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY. THEY MUST

HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICKUP.

DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX INCH WI
DE
U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

THE REAR U
-
JOINT CONSTRUCTED OF

AT LEAST
1/4 INCH STEEL OR 3/
8 INCH ALUMINUM THAT

WILL SAFELY CONTAIN
THE
U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE REAR SHAFT. ALL
SHIELDS MUST BE
SECURELY MOUNTED TO
THE VEHICLE. ANY FRO
NT SH
AFT U
-
JOINT THAT
IS VISIBLE FROM THE
SIDE OF THE TRUCK MU
ST BE SHIELDED TO
CONTAIN THE U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE SHAFT.

DRIVER RESTRAINT SYS
TEM:


THE OEM RESTRAINT SY
STEM IS
MANDATORY AND MUST B
E WORN.

ENGINE:


THE ENGINE I
S LIMITED TO A STOCK
-
APPEARING
, COMPRESSION
IGNITION ENGINE FOUN
D IN A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICKU
P. ENGINE
BLOCK & HEAD MUST CI
RCULATE COOLANT FREE
LY, NO FILLING OF AN
Y
KIND!!!

EXHAUST:

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE

EQUIPPED TO DIRECT E
XHAUST
UPWARD.

TWO 3/8 INCH DIAMETE
R BOLTS MUST BE PLAC
ED THR
OUGH
THE EXHAUST PIPE IN
A CROSS PATTERN WITH
IN ONE INCH OF EACH
OTHER, WITHIN 12” OF

THE TURBO.

ALL EXHAUSTS MUST EX
IT BEHIND
THE CAB,

NO HOODSTACKS!!!

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
PERMITTED. IT MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.

FIREW
ALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MANDATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.


FUEL:

THE FUEL MUST BE PUB
LIC
LY

AVAILABLE

#1 OR #2 DIESEL.
NO
“HOMEBREW” MIXTURES.




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FUEL INJECTION PUMP:

THE FUEL INJECTION P
UMP IS LIMITED TO A
STOCK
-
APPEARIN
G, OEM ENGINE MODEL
-
SPECIFIC PUMP ONLY.

THE USE
OF MULTIPLE HIGH
-
PRESSURE COMMON
-
RAIL FUEL PUMPS IS L
EGAL.
POWERSTROKE ENGINES
MAY UTILIZE A SECOND

HPOP. PUMPS FROM
DIFFERENT YEARS IN T
HE SAME ENGINE MODEL

MAY BE INTERCHANGED.

P7100 PUMPS ARE
NOT

ALLOWED

TO RUN RSV (AG GOVER
NORS)

FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK IS

MANDATORY AND MUST B
E USED.
RACING FUEL CELLS AR
E PROHIBITED AND MUS
T BE REMOVED FROM TH
E
VEHICLE.

HITCH:

MUST PULL OFF A REES
E TYPE HITCH, MOUNTE
D SOLID TO THE
FRAME WITH NO MOVEME
NT. MUST HAVE
A 5/8” GRADE 8 BOLT
W/NUT TO
REPLACE TUBING PIN.
REINFORCEMENTS MUST
NOT EXTEND FORWARD
OF THE CENTERLINE OF

THE REAR AXLE. TRICK

HITCHES ARE
PROHIBITED. THE HOOK
ING POINT MUST BE TH
E REAR
-
MOST POINT ON
THE VEHICLE AND MUST

BE REARWARD OF THE S
TOCK LOCATIO
N OF THE
TAILGATE. THE HITCH
MUST BE HORIZONTAL T
O THE GROUND AND
STATIONARY IN ALL DI
RECTIONS. BUMPERS MA
Y BE NOTCHED OR ROLL

PANS MAY BE USED IN
PL
ACE OF A BUMPER. THE

HITCH

HEIGHT FROM
THE GROUND MAY NOT E
XCEED 26 INCHES. THE

HOOKING POINT MUST
HAVE A M
INIMUM 3.750
-
INCH INSIDE THE DIAM
ETER OPENING FOR THE

SLED HOOK.


INTERCOOLER:

NO AIR TO WATER INTE
RCOOERS ALLOWED, NO
ICEBOXES
ALLOWED ON THE VEHIC
LE.

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INTERIOR
:

A COMPLETE INTERIOR,

INCLUDING DASHBOARD,

DOOR
PANELS, HEADLINER, E
TC., IS MANDATORY. T
WO MAT
CHING FRONT
SEATS ARE MANDATORY.

AFTERMARKET SEATS AR
E PERMITTED; THEY
MUST BE FULLY UPHOLS
TERED. ALL FACTORY C
ONTROLS (LIGHTS,
SIGNALS, HORN, WINDO
WS, WIPERS, ETC.) MU
ST BE RETAINED AND B
E
OPERATIVE.
THE USE OF HAND
-
THROTTLE CONTROLS AR
E

PROHIBITED.

KILL
SWITCH:

TRUCKS MUST HAVE A T
HREE

WAY DUMP VALVE (MANU
AL)
AHEAD OF THE INJECTI
ON PUMP TO BE OPERAT
ED FROM THE
DRIVERS
SEAT & BY THE SLED.
TRUCKS MAY ALSO USE
AN

AIR SHUTOFF THAT IS
OPERATED FROM THE RE
AR OF THE VEHICLE. T
HE KILL SWITCH MUST
HAVE A 2” RING A
ND BE MOUNTED
IN THE LICENSE PLATE

AREA.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBITED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D BY A CAP OR SHIELD
.

STEERING:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE FULL, ORIGI
NAL OEM
STEERING GEAR. THE V
EHICLE MUST RETAIN T
HE ORIGINAL OEM POWE
R
ASSISTANCE, IF IT WA
S SO EQUIPPED. ADDIT
IONAL STABILIZERS AR
E
PERMITTED. NON
-
OEM POWER ASSIST MET
HODS ARE PROHIBITED.


SUSPENSION, FRONT:

THE UPPER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR STRUT
ASSEMBLIES MU
ST BE IN THE FACTORY

LOCATION. ADJUSTABLE

CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE PERM
ITTED. THE LOWER
CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED PROVIDED

FACTORY
-
MOUNTING
POINTS TO CHASSIS AR
E MAINTAINED. THE LO
WER MOUNTING POINT F
OR
THE STRUT ASSEMBLY M
AY BE MODIFIED
FOR IMPROVED CASTER
OR
CAMBER. STRUT TOWER
BRACES, LOWER TIE BA
RS, SWAY BARS, AND
LIMIT STRAPS ARE PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED.

SUSPENSION, REAR:

AN OEM
-
STYLE SUSPENSION IS
MANDATORY.
LOWERING OR RAISING
THE VEHICLE HEIGHT W
ITH SUSP
ENSION
MODIFICATIONS IS PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED; THEY MUST

BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY; WELDS ARE P
ERMITTED FOR
ATTACHMENT TO FRAME
OR AXLE HOUSING. ALL

OEM SUSPENSION
MOUNTING POINTS MUST

BE RETAINED AND USED
. SWAY BARS, LIMIT
STRAPS, AND C
AMBER KITS ARE PERMI
TTED. THE REAR SUSPE
NSION
MAY
BE SOLID,
COMPRESSION STOPS MU
ST BE
EASILY REMOVED OR
ADJUSTABLE. ALL REAR

SUSPENSIONS MUST USE

AT LEAST ONE
WORKING SHOCK ABSORB
ER PER WHEEL. AIRBAG

SPRING ASSISTANCE IS

PERMITTED; AIRBAG CO
MPRESSORS MUST
BE DISCONNECTED.

TIRES:

NO STUDDED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTED. TIRES MUST
CARRY A DOT NUMBER ON THE

SIDEWALL. NO CUT OR GROOVING
ALLOWED. MAXIMUM TIRE

HEIGHT IS 35”
. TIRE S
IZE MUST BE MOLDED ON
THE TIRE. DUAL REAR WHEELS ARE ALLOWED.

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TRANSFER CASE:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE BEEN AN OPTION O
N A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TOR
QUE CONVERTERS, VALV
E BODIES AND
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
ARE PERMITTED. TRANS
MISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE REVERSE LOC
KOUT DEVICE TO PREVE
NT THE SHIFTER FR
OM
ACCIDENTALLY BEING P
UT INTO REVERSE GEAR
. A FUNCTIONAL
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY. ALL
TRANSMISSION LINES
MUST BE METALLIC OR
HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE. ALL VEHIC
LES USING
AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMI
SSION MUST BE EQUIPP
ED WITH A
TRANSMISSION SHIELD
MEETI
NG SFI SPEC 4.1 AND
MUST BE LABELED
ACCORDINGLY. A BLANK
ET
-
TYPE SHIELD IS PERMI
TTED; IT MUST BE
APPROPRIATELY LABELE
D AS MEETING SFI SPE
C 4.1 AND IT MUST EX
TEND
FROM THE REAR OF THE

BLOCK TO THE FRONT O
F TRANSMISSION MAIN
BODY THE BELL HOUSIN
G AREA IS TO B
E COMPLETELY COVERED

SIX
INCH OVERLAP WHERE I
T IS FASTENED. ALL N
ON
-
BLANKET
-
TYPE SHIELDS
MUST INCORPORATE TWO

(OR ONE, PER MANUFAC
TURER’S
INSTRUCTIONS) 3/4 IN
CH BY 1/8 INCH STRAP
S THAT BOLT TO THE S
HIELD
ON EACH SIDE AND PAS
S UNDER THE TRANSMIS
SION PAN UNL
ESS THE
TRANSMISSION PAN IS
LABELED AS MEETING S
FI SPEC 4.1. ALL VEH
ICLES
USING AN AUTOMATIC T
RANSMISSION MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A FLEX

PLATE MEETING SFI SP
EC 29.1 AND BE COVER
ED BY A FLEX PLATE S
HIELD
MEETING SFI SPEC 30.
1.

TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-
OEM TR
ANSMISSIONS ARE PROH
IBITED.
AFTERMARKET INTERNAL

COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC 1.1 OR 1.2 IS M
ANDATORY ON ALL VEHI
CLES.
ALL MANUAL TRANSMISS
IONS MUST BE CLUTCH
ASSISTED. SEQUENTIAL

SHIFTERS ARE PROHIBI
TED. ALL VEHICLES EQ
UIPPE
D WITH A MANUAL
TRANSMISSION MUST

HAVE A FLYWHEEL SHIE
LD LABELED AS MEETIN
G
MINIMUM SFI SPEC 6.3

OR GREATER. APPLICAT
IONS FOR WHICH AN SF
I
SPEC FLYWHEEL SHIELD

IS NOT AVAILABLE MAY

USE A PROPERLY
ATTACHED SFI 4.1 OR
4.2 BLANKET THAT COM
PLETELY COVERS THE
B
ELLHOUSING; IT MUST
BE ATTACHED TO THE B
LOCK AND EXTEND
REARWARD TO THE TRAN
SMISSION WITH A MINI
MUM SIX INCH OVERLAP

WHERE IT IS FASTENED
.






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TURBOCHARGER:

THE VEHICLE IS LIMIT
ED TO A MAXIMUM OF T
WO
TURBOCHARGER
S, TWO PRESSURE STAG
ES
.
MUST BE SMOOTH BORE

HOUSINGS, NO STEPPED

COVERS, NO CLIPPED W
HEELS.
THE IN
LET OF THE
ATMOSHERIC TURBO WIL
L BE MEASURED USING
A 3.5

INCH PLUG; THE
PLUG MUST NOT BE ABL
E TO
ENTER THE INDUCER BO
RE. A
MAP WIDTH
ENHA
NCEMENT (MWE) GROOVE

IS ALLOWED,

NO MWE GROOVE WILL B
E
ALLOWED T
HAT HAS A WIDTH GREA
TER THAN .200”. ALL
PROVISIONS
ALLOWING AIR INTO TH
E WHEEL OTHER THAN V
IA THE BORE AND THE
MWE GROOVE ARE PROHI
BITED. NO BUSHINGS.

THE VEHICLE DRIVER
WILL BE RESPONSIBLE
FOR MAKING COMPRESSO
R WHEEL ACCESSIBLE
FOR TECH PERSONAL TO

MEASUR
E BORE AND BE ABLE T
O INSPECT
COMPRESSOR WHEEL. VE
HICLE WILL NOT PASS
TECH OR BE ALLOWED T
O
COMPETE UNTIL THIS H
APPEN
S

WATER INJECTION:

WATER METHANOL INJEC
TION IS

PERMITTED.

NO
NITROUS OR PROPANE

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHE
ELBASE AND
A MAXIMUM OF 102 INC
H
TRACK WIDTH.


8,200 LB.
2.6
SUPER
STREET DIESEL

4X4

THE 2.6 CLASS IS DES
IGNED FOR DAILY
-
DRIVEN, ON
-
THE
-
ROAD PICKUP
TRUCKS (FULL
-
BODIED DIESEL PICKUP

TRUCKS). THE VEHICLE

MUST BE
FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

ANY WORK STOCK OR 2.
5 STRE
ET TRUCKS ATTEMPTING

TO ENTER THIS
CLASS MUST BE IN COM
PLIANCE WITH ALL 2.6

RULES, INCLUDING
DRIVESHAFT U
-
JOINT SHEILDS, TIRE
SIZE, AND UPWARD EXI
TING
EXHAUST.

DESIGNATIONS;
2.6 FOLLOWED BY COMP
ETITION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS: 82
00 LBS. WEIGHT IS WI
TH DRIVER


REGULATIONS

AIR SHUTOFF:

MUST BE BOTH DRIVER
& SLED OPERATED, M
UST SHUT
THE AIR OFF TO THE TURBOCHARGER. MUST BE SPRING ASSISTED,
MECHANICAL FLAP OR GUILLOTINE STYLE WITH BREAK AWAY CORD RUN
FROM INTAKE THROUGH 3/8" COPPER TUBE TO 2" RING.

BALLAST:

BAL
LAST IS PERMITTED. F
RONT HANGING WEIGHTS

ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER OF THE

FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT WHEEL
S
TO END OF WEIGHT ASS
EMBLY. BALLAST MAY B
E ADDED IN THE BED O
F
THE TRUCK. IF USED,
BALLA
ST MUST BE SECURELY
FASTENED TO THE
BED.



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BODY:

THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY, INCL
UDING THE FULL
BED FLOOR. THE BODY
MUST RETAIN FULL SHE
ET METAL, AFTER
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MITTED. THE HOOD MUS
T BE CLOSED AND
SECURELY LATCHED WHI
LE THE VEHICLE IS
HOOKED TO THE SLED.

BRAKES:

FOUR
-
WHEEL HYDRAULIC BRAK
ES ARE MANDATORY.

CHASSIS:

THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN THE
OEM LOCATION FOR THE

BODY USED. THE VEHIC
LE MUST RETAIN THE
FULL OEM CHASSIS. WH
EEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
C
HASSIS, ETC., ARE PR
OHIBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:

RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND BE
OF AT LEAST STOCK SI
ZE.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY. THEY MUST

HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICKUP.

DRIVESHAFT LO
OPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX INCH WI
DE
U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

THE REAR U
-
JOINT CONSTRUCTED OF

AT LEAST
1/4 INCH STEEL OR 3/
8 INCH ALUMINUM THAT

WILL SAFELY CONTAIN
THE
U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE REAR SHAFT. ALL
SHIELDS MUST BE
SECURELY MOUNTED TO

THE VEHICLE. ANY FRO
NT SHAFT U
-
JOINT THAT
IS VISIBLE FROM THE
SIDE OF THE TRUCK MU
ST BE SHIELDED TO
CONTAIN THE U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE SHAFT.

DRIVER SAFETY:

THE OEM RESTRAINT SY
STEM IS MANDATORY AN
D
MUST BE WORN

WHILE HOOKED TO SLED
.

DRIVER MUST WEAR

A SINGLE
LAYER OR BETTER SFI
APPROVED FIRE JACKET
, LONG PANTS, CLOSED

TOED SHOES, & A FULL

FACE D.O.T. APPROVED

HELMET.

ENGINE:

THE ENGINE IS LIMITE
D TO A STOCK
-
APPEARING, ENGINE AN
D
TRANSMISSIONS CAN BE

INTERCHANGED BETWEEN

DODGE, FORD AND
GM AS LONG AS
THEY CAME IN A 1 TON

TRUCK OR LESS FROM T
HE
FACTORY. COMPLETE EN
GINE MUST HAVE STOCK

APPEARANCE EXCEPT
WHERE OTHERWISE NOTE
D IN THESE RULES.

AFTERMARKET INTAKE
MANIFOLDS ARE ALLOWE
D

EXHAUST:

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE

EQUIPPED TO DIRECT E
XHAUST
UPWARD.

TWO 3/8 I
NCH DIAMETER BOLTS M
UST BE PLACED THROUG
H
THE EXHAUST PIPE IN
A CROSS PATTERN WITH
IN ONE INCH OF EACH
OTHER, WITHIN 12” OF

THE TURBO.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:

A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
PERMITTED. IT MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM

FIREWALL IS MANDATOR
Y.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.

FUEL:

THE FUEL MUST BE PUM
P #1/#2 DIESEL, SOY/
BIODIESEL FUEL.

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FUEL INJECTION PUMP:

THE FUEL INJECTION P
UMP IS LIMITED TO A
STOCK
-
APPEARING, OEM ENGIN
E MODEL
-
SPECIFIC PUMP ONLY.

THE U
SE
OF MULTIPLE HIGH
-
PRESSURE COMMON
-
RAIL FUEL PUMPS IS L
EGAL.
POWERSTROKE ENGINES
MAY UTILIZE A SECOND

HPOP. PUMPS FROM
DIFFERENT YEARS IN T
HE SAME ENGINE MODEL

MAY BE INTERCHANGED.

P7100 PUMPS ARE ALLO
WED TO RUN RSV (AG G
OVERNORS)

FUEL SYSTEM:

RACING FUEL

CELLS ARE PERMITTED
, CAN NOT BE
LOCATED IN THE CAB O
F THE VEHICLE.

HITCH
:

HOOK POINT MUST BE N
O CLOSER THAN 44” OF

CENTERLINE OF
REAR AXLE, HITCH

HEIGHT MAXIMUM OF 26
”, WITH A MINIMUM OF

A 3.75”
X 3.0” OPENING. HITC
H POINT MUST BE

EASILY ACCESSED. NO
“TRI
CK”
TYPE HITCHES PERMITT
ED. HITCH MUST BE ST
ATIONARY IN ALL

DIRECTIONS. HITCH MU
ST BE FRAME MOUNTED.

HITCH MUST BE
MOUNTED CENTERLINE O
F REAR AXLE

OR BEHIND. HITCH MUS
T NOT
EXCEED A MAXIMUM OF
25 DEGREE ANGLE FROM

PIVOT POINT TO

HOOK
POINT.

NITROUS OXIDE:

NITROUS OXIDE IS PRO
HIBITED. NO OTHER OX
YGEN
EXTENDERS ARE ALLOWE
D. ALL SYSTEM COMPON
ENTS MUST BE
REMOVED FROM THE TRU
CK.

PROPANE:

PROPANE IS PROHIBITE
D. ALL SYSTEM COMPON
ENTS MUST BE
REMOVED FROM THE TRU
CK.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBIT
ED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D BY A CAP OR SHIELD
.

STEERING
:

HYDRAULIC STEERING P
ERMITTED.

SUSPENSION, FRONT:

THE UPPER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR STRUT
ASSEMBLIES MUST BE I
N THE FACTORY LOCATI
ON.
ADJUSTABLE
CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE PERM
ITTED. THE LOWER
CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED PROVIDED

FACTORY
-
MOUNTING
POINTS TO CHASSIS AR
E MAINTAINED. THE LO
WER MOUNTING POINT F
OR
THE STRUT ASSEMBLY M
AY BE MODIFIED FOR I
MPROVED CASTER OR
CAMBER.
STRUT TOWER BRACES,
LOWER TIE BARS, SWAY

BARS, AND
LIMIT STRAPS ARE PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED.







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SUSPENSION, REAR
:

AN OEM
-
STYLE SUSPENSION IS
MANDATORY.
LOWERING OR RAISING
THE VEHICLE HEIGHT W
ITH SUSPENSION
MODIFICATIONS IS P
ERMITTED. TRACTION B
ARS AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED; THEY MUST

BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY; WELDS ARE P
ERMITTED FOR
ATTACHMENT TO FRAME
OR AXLE HOUSING. ALL

OEM SUSPENSION
MOUNTING POINTS MUST

BE RETAINED AND USED
. SWAY BARS, LIMIT
STRAPS, AND CAMBER K
ITS ARE PERMITTED.

ALL REAR SUSPENSIONS

MUST USE AT LEAST ON
E WORKING SHOCK ABSO
RBER PER WHEEL.
AIRBAG SPRING ASSIST
ANCE IS PERMITTED; A
IRBAG COMPRESSORS MU
ST
BE DISCONNECTED. BLO
CKED SUSPENSION IS P
ERMITTED.

TIRES:

THE TIRES MUST BE DO
T STREET TIRES. CUT
TIRES ARE
PROHIBIT
ED.

TRANSFER CASE
:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE BEEN AN OPTION O
N A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TORQUE CONVERTER
S, VALVE BODIES AND
INTE
RNAL COMPONENTS ARE
PERMITTED. TRANSMISS
ION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE REVERSE LOC
KOUT DEVICE TO PREVE
NT THE SHIFTER FROM
ACCIDENTALLY BEING P
UT INTO REVERS
E GEAR. A FUNCTIONAL

NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY. ALL
TRANSMISSION LINES
MUST BE METALLIC OR
HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE. ALL VEHIC
LES USING
AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMI
SSION MUST BE EQUIPP
ED WITH A
TRANSMISSION SHIELD
MEETING SFI SPEC 4.1

AND MUST BE LABELED
A
CCORDINGLY. A BLANKE
T
-
TYPE SHIELD IS PERMI
TTED; IT MUST BE
APPROPRIATELY LABELE
D AS MEETING SFI SPE
C 4.1 AND IT MUST EX
TEND
FROM THE REAR OF THE

BLOCK TO THE FRONT O
F TRANSMISSION MAIN
BODY THE BELL HOUSIN
G AREA IS TO BE COMP
LETELY COVERED SIX
INCH OVERLAP

WHERE IT IS FASTENED
. ALL NON
-
BLANKET
-
TYPE SHIELDS
MUST INCORPORATE TWO

(OR ONE, PER MANUFAC
TURER’S
INSTRUCTIONS) 3/4 IN
CH BY 1/8 INCH STRAP
S THAT BOLT TO THE S
HIELD
ON EACH SIDE AND PAS
S UNDER THE TRANSMIS
SION PAN UNLESS THE
TRANSMISSION PAN IS
LABELED A
S MEETING SFI SPEC 4
.1. ALL VEHICLES
USING AN AUTOMATIC T
RANSMISSION MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A FLEX

PLATE MEETING SFI SP
EC 29.1 AND BE COVER
ED BY A FLEX PLATE S
HIELD
MEETING SFI SPEC 30.
1.





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TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PROHIBITED.
AFTER
MARKET INTERNAL COMP
ONENTS ARE PERMITTED
. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC 1.1 OR 1.2 IS M
ANDATORY ON ALL VEHI
CLES.
ALL MANUAL TRANSMISS
IONS MUST BE CLUTCH
ASSISTED. SEQUENTIAL

SHIFTERS ARE PROHIBI
TED. ALL VEHICLES EQ
UIPPED WITH A MANUAL

TRANSMISSION MUST

HAVE A FLYWHEEL SHIE
LD LABELED AS MEETIN
G
MINIMUM SFI SPEC 6.3

OR GREATER. APPLICAT
IONS FOR WHICH AN SF
I
SPEC FLYWHEEL SHIELD

IS NOT AVAILABLE MAY

USE A PROPERLY
ATTACHED SFI 4.1 OR
4.2 BLANKET THAT COM
PLETELY COVERS THE
BELLHOUSING; IT MUST

BE ATTACHED T
O THE BLOCK AND EXTE
ND
REARWARD TO THE TRAN
SMISSION WITH A MINI
MUM SIX INCH OVERLAP

WHERE IT IS FASTENED
.

TURBOCHARGER:

THE VEHICLE IS LIMIT
ED TO A 2.6 INDUCER
BORE
SINGLE TURBOCHARGER.

NO REMOVEABLE BUSHIN
GS ALLOWED!!!
THE
INLET WILL BE MEASUR
ED

USING A 2
.6
5” INCH PLUG; THE PL
UG MUST NOT
BE ABLE TO ENTER THE

INDUCER BORE. A STOC
K MAP

WIDTH
ENHANCEMENT (MWE) GR
OOVE IS ALLOWED. NO
MWE GROOVE WILL BE
ALLOWED THAT HAS

A WIDTH GREATER THAN

.200”. ALL PROVISION
S
ALLOWING AIR INTO TH
E WHEEL OTHER THAN V
IA BORE

AN
D THE MWE
GROOVE ARE PROHIBITE
D. THE VEHICLE DRIVE
R WILL BE RESPONSIBL
E
FOR MAKING

COMPRESSOR WHEEL ACC
ESSIBLE FOR TECH PER
SONNEL TO
MEASURE BORE AND ABL
E TO INSPECT

COMPRESSOR WHEEL.

WATER INJECTION:

WATER INJECTION IS A
LLOWED
.

ICE WATER INTERCOOLE
RS
:

AR
E ALLOWED

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND A MAXI
MUM OF 102 INCH TRAC
K WIDTH.


8,500 LB. OPEN 4X4

THIS CLASS WILL ONLY RUN AT SELECT CTTP EVENTS, THIS CLASS WILL
NOT COLLECT POINTS.

ANY TRUCK ATTEMPTING

TO ENTER THIS C
LASS MUST BE IN COMP
LIANCE
WITH ALL OPEN 4X4 RU
LES, NO EXCEPTIONS!!
!

VEHICLE
S

MUST BE FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

DESIGNATIONS; OP

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS: 8,5
00 LBS. WEIGHT IS WI
TH DRIVER

REGULATIONS

BALLAST:

BALLAST IS PERMITTED
. FRONT HAN
GING WEIGHTS ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER OF THE

FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT WHEEL
S
TO END OF WEIGHT ASS
EMBLY. BALLAST MAY B
E ADDED IN THE BED O
F
THE TRUCK. IF USED,
BALLAST MUST BE SECU
RELY FASTENED

TO THE
BED.

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BODY:


MUST BE THE OEM TRUC
K BODY

FROM THE REAR OF THE

CAB
FORWARD
, MUST RETAIN FULL S
HEET METAL,
METAL
AFTER
-
MARKET
HOODS ARE PERMITTED.

THE HOOD MUST BE CLO
SED AND SECURELY
LATCHED WHILE THE VE
HICLE IS HOOKED TO T
HE SLED.

BRAKES:

FRONT
HYD
RAULIC BRAKES ARE MA
NDATORY.

CHASSIS:

THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN THE
OEM LOCATION FOR THE

BODY USED. THE VEHIC
LE MUST RETAIN THE
FULL OEM CHASSIS. WH
EEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHASSIS, ETC., ARE P
ROHIBITED.

COOLING SYSTE
M:

RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION
.

DRIVELINE:

OPEN

DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX INCH WI
DE
U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

THE REAR U
-
JOINT CONSTRUCTED OF

AT LEAST
1/4 INCH STEEL OR 3/
8 INCH ALUMINUM THAT

WILL SAFELY CONTAIN
THE
U
-
JOI
NT AND THE END OF TH
E REAR SHAFT. ALL SH
IELDS MUST BE
SECURELY MOUNTED TO
THE VEHICLE. ANY FRO
NT SHAFT U
-
JOINT THAT
IS VISIBLE FROM THE
SIDE OF THE TRUCK MU
ST BE SHIELDED TO
CONTAIN THE U
-
JOINT AND THE END OF

THE SHAFT.

DRIVER RESTRAINT SYS
TEM:

THE OEM RE
STRAINT SYSTEM IS
MANDATORY AND MUST B
E WORN.

ENGINE:

THE ENGINE
MUST HAVE BEEN AVAIL
IBLE IN A ONE TON OR

SMALLER TRUCK.

EXHAUST:

ALL
VEHICLES MUST BE EQU
IPPED TO DIRECT EXHA
UST
UPWARD

OR
UNDER THE CAB, IN WH
ICH CASE THE EXHAUST

MUST EXIT
12” BEHIND THE CA
B STRAIGHT BACK OR D
OWNWARD, NOT OUT THE

SIDE!!!

TWO 3/8 INCH DIAMETE
R BOLTS MUST BE PLAC
ED THROUGH THE
EXHAUST PIPE IN A CR
OSS PATTERN WITHIN O
NE INCH OF EACH OTHE
R,
WITHIN 12” OF THE TU
RBO.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:

A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
PERMITTE
D. IT MUST BE SECURE
LY MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MANDATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.

FUEL:

NO NITROMETHANE

FUEL INJECTION PUMP:

NO SIGMA PUMPS, NO M
ULTI
-
CYLINDER PUMPS.

FUEL SYSTEM:

RACING FUEL CELLS AR
E PERMITT
ED
, CAN NOT BE
LOCATED IN THE CAB O
F THE VEHICLE.



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HITCH
:

HOOK POINT MUST BE N
O CLOSE
R THAN 36
” OF CENTERLINE OF
REAR AXLE, HITCH
ES MUST HAVE
A MINIMUM OF A 3.75”

X 3.0” OPENING.
HITCH POINT MUST BE

EASILY ACCESSED. NO
“TRICK” TYPE HITCHES

PERMITTED. HITC
H MUST BE STATIONARY

IN ALL

DIRECTIONS. HITCH
MUST BE FRAME MOUNTE
D. HITCH MUST BE MOU
NTED CENTERLINE OF
REAR AXLE

O
R BEHIND. HITCH HEIG
HTS TO BE DETERMINED

BY
OFFICIALS & MAY BE V
ARIED FOR DIESEL & G
AS POWERED VEHICLES.

NITROUS OXIDE:

NITROUS OXIDE IS
ALL
OWED.

PROPANE:

PROPANE IS
ALLOWED.

REAR END:

OPEN, NO PLANETARIES

ALLOWED.

REAR AXLE BOLTS MUST

BE COVERED BY A CAP
OR SHIELD.

STEERING
:

HYDRAULIC STEERING P
ERMITTED.

SUSPENSION, FRONT:

THE UPPER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR STRUT
ASSEMBLIES MUST BE I
N THE FACTORY
LOCATION. ADJUSTABLE

CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE PERM
ITTED. THE LOWER
CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED PROVIDED

FACTORY
-
MOUNTING
POINTS TO CHASSIS AR
E MAINTAINED. THE LO
WER MOUNTING POINT F
OR
THE STRUT ASSEMBLY M
AY BE MODIFIED FOR I
MPROVED CASTER O
R
CAMBER. STRUT TOWER
BRACES, LOWER TIE BA
RS, SWAY BARS, AND
LIMIT STRAPS ARE PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTED.

SUSPENSION, REAR
:

SOLID REAR SUSPENSIO
NS ARE ALLOWED, ALL
WELDS MUST BE SOLID
& APPROVED SAFE BY O
FFICAL
.

TIRES:

THE TIRES MU
ST BE DOT STREET TIR
ES. CUT TIRES ARE
PROHIBITED
. NO CUT
TING, SHARPENING, OR

GROOVING ALLOWED.













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TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PERMITTED
.
AFTERMARKET TORQUE C
ONVERTERS, VALVE BOD
IES AND INTERNAL
COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. TRAN
SMISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED.
ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC TR
ANSMISSION SHIFTER
MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED POSITIVE REVE
RSE LOCKOUT
DEVICE TO PREVENT TH
E SHIFTER FROM ACCID
ENTALLY BEING PUT IN
TO
REVERSE GEAR. A FUNC
TIONAL NEUTRAL SAFET
Y

SWITCH IS
MANDATORY. ALL TRANS
MISSION LINES MUST B
E METALLIC OR HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE. ALL VEHIC
LES USING AN AUTOMAT
IC
TRANSMISSION MUST BE

EQUIPPED WITH A TRAN
SMISSION SHIELD
MEETING SFI SPEC 4.1

AND MUST BE LABELED
ACCORDINGLY. A
BLANKET
-
TYPE SHIELD I
S PERMITTED; IT MUST

BE APPROPRIATELY
LABELED AS MEETING S
FI SPEC 4.1 AND IT M
UST EXTEND FROM THE
REAR
OF THE BLOCK TO THE
FRONT OF TRANSMISSIO
N MAIN BODY THE BELL

HOUSING AREA IS TO B
E COMPLETELY COVERED

SIX INCH OVERLAP
WHERE IT IS FASTENED
. ALL NON
-
BLAN
KET
-
TYPE SHIELDS MUST
INCORPORATE TWO (OR
ONE, PER MANUFACTURE
R’S INSTRUCTIONS) 3/
4
INCH BY 1/8 INCH STR
APS THAT BOLT TO THE

SHIELD ON EACH SIDE
AND
PASS UNDER THE TRANS
MISSION PAN UNLESS T
HE TRANSMISSION PAN
IS
LABELED AS MEETING S
FI SPEC 4.1. ALL VEH
ICLE
S USING AN AUTOMATIC

TRANSMISSION MUST BE

EQUIPPED WITH A FLEX

PLATE MEETING SFI
SPEC 29.1 AND BE COV
ERED BY A FLEX PLATE

SHIELD MEETING SFI S
PEC
30.1.

TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PERMITTED
.
AFTERMARKET INTERNAL

COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED
. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC 1.1 OR 1.2 IS M
ANDATORY ON ALL VEHI
CLES.
ALL MANUAL TRANSMISS
IONS MUST BE CLUTCH
ASSISTED. SEQUENTIAL

SHIFTERS ARE PROHIBI
TED. ALL VEHICLES EQ
UIPPED WITH A MANUAL

TRANSMISSION MUST

HAVE A FLYWHEEL SHIE
LD LABELED AS MEETI
NG
MINIMUM SFI SPEC 6.3

OR GREATER. APPLICAT
IONS FOR WHICH AN SF
I
SPEC FLYWHEEL SHIELD

IS NOT AVAILABLE MAY

USE A PROPERLY
ATTACHED SFI 4.1 OR
4.2 BLANKET THAT COM
PLETELY COVERS THE
BELLHOUSING; IT MUST

BE ATTACHED TO THE B
LOCK AND EXTEND
REARWARD TO THE T
RANSMISSION WITH A M
INIMUM SIX INCH OVER
LAP
WHERE IT IS FASTENED
.

TURBOCHARGER:

MAXIMUM OF TWO PRESSURE STAGES.

WATER INJECTION:

WATER INJECTION IS A
LLOWED
.

ICE WATER INTERCOOLE
RS
:

ARE ALLOWED

WHEELBASE:

MAXIMUM
OF
180 INCHES. THE MEAS
UREMENT WILL BE
MADE

USING AN X PATTERN (
LF
-
RR
&
RF
-
LR). THE MAXI
MUM TREAD
WIDTH IS 102 INCHES.





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STREET STOCK GAS 4X4

THE STREET STOCK

CLASS IS DESIGNED FO
R DAILY
-
DRIVEN, ON
-
THE
-
ROAD P
ICKUP TRUCKS (FULL
-
BODIED GASOLINE

PICKUP TRUCKS). VALI
D
DOT REGISTRATION AND

LICENSE PLA
TES ARE MANDATORY. T
HE
VEHICLE MUST BE FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

THIS CLASS IS EXEMPT

FROM THE 30 MIN. REG
ISTRATION RULE FOUND

IN
CONTEST OPERATIONS #
10. HOWEVER, NO ENTR
IES WILL BE ACCEPTED

AFTER HALF OF THE SC
HEDULED CLASSES HAVE

BEEN COMPLETED.
ANNOUNCMENTS WI
LL BE MADE FOR LAST
CALL FOR ENTRIES.

THIS CLASS WILL NOT
RUN FOR POINTS OR PU
RSE, HOOK FEE WILL B
E $20.

DESIGNATIONS
: SS

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

1.

MAXIMUM WEIGHT

6,500 LBS INCLUDING FUEL, OIL, COOLANT, DRIVER,
READY TO COMPETE. NO FRONT HANGING WE
IGHT ALLOWED.

2.

4X4 STREET LEGAL PICKUP TRUCKS ONLY.

ONLY FACTORY OFFERED
ENGINES ARE ALLOWED IN THIS CLASS. NO OVER BORED OR STROKED
ENGINES ALLOWED

3.

MUST PRESENT VALID
INSPECTION
& REGISTRATION CARD AT ENTRY.

4.

MUST HAVE SOLID FLOORED BED.

5.

TRUCKS CAN USE ANY
OCTANE RATING COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE
PUMP GAS.
NO ALCOHOL, METHANOL, NITROMETHNAE, NITROUS, OR
THE LIKE.

6.

ONLY TWO EXTERNAL MO
DIFICATIONS (BOLT
-
ONS) ALLOWED.
(MODIFICATION IS DEF
INED AS ANYTHING THA
T DID NOT COME STOCK

ON THE TRUCK). BOLT
-
ONS INCLUDE: ALUMI
NUM INTAKE MANIFOLDS
,
MAGNETO IGNITION OR
HEADERS.

A.

ONLY ONE CARBURETOR
ALLOWED.

O.E.M. FACTORY FUEL
INJECTION SYSTEMS AL
LOWED.

B.

ITEMS ALLOWED AND NO
T COUNTED AS A BOLT
ON:
ELECTRIC
FUEL PUMPS & FUEL RE
GULATORS;
ANY 4150 CARBURETOR;

ANY
DUAL FEED CARBURETOR
; ONE CARBURETOR SPA
CER UP TO 2
-
1/4
THICK; MSD STYLE IGN
ITION
-
(
NOT DIGITAL OR PROGR
AMABLE
)

INCLUDING DISTRIBUTO
R, REV LIMITER, AND
RETARD BOX; AND
REDUCTION PULLEYS. E
LECTRIC FANS ARE ALL
OWED.
ELECTRIC
WATER PUMPS THAT BOL
T TO THE FRONT OF TH
E ENGINE IN TH
E
SAME PLACE AS THE ME
CHANICAL WATER PUMP
ARE ALLOWED.
NO OTHER TYPE WATER
PUMPS ALLOWED.
VACUUM PUMPS ARE
NOT
ALLOWED. NO DRY SUMP
S ALLOWED.

C.

NOT ALLOWED: DOMINAT
OR OR PREDE
TOR CARBURETORS,
HOMEMADE CARBURETOR
SPACERS OR WOODEN CA
RBURETOR
SPACERS, CRANK TR
IGGER IGNITIONS, OR
SHEET METAL INTAKES.

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7.

A DIFFERENT MANUFACT
URED MOTOR IN A DIFF
ERENT
MANUFACTURED TRUCK I
S COUNTED AS A BOLT
-
ON.

8.

THE VEHICLE MUST HAVE A WORKING SUSPENSION, FRONT AND REAR.


BLOCKED SOLID REAR SUSPENSION IS ALLO
WED BUT MUST BE ABLE
TO REM
OVE.

MUST HAVE STOCK FRAME
FOR MAKE AND MODEL OF
VEHICLE.

LIFT KITS ALLOWED.

REAR TRACTION BARS ALLOWED, MUST
BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY, MUST BE REMOVABLE.

9.

HITCH MUST BE
STOCK REESE STYLE, MUST BE SOLID IN ALL
DIRECTIONS. NO PULLING FROM BUMPERS.

MUST SUPPLY 3
.75”
O
PENING CLEVIS. MAXIMUM HITCH HEIGHT 24

INCHES.


10.

D.O.T. STREET APPROVED TIRES ONLY ALLOWED; TIRE

SIZE
MUST BE
STAMPED ON SIDEWALL.


11.

ANY VEHICLE, DAMAGE, DRIVING STYLE DEEMED UNSAFE BY ANY
OFFICIAL WILL BE GROUNDS FOR DISQUALIFICATION.

12.

ALL BODY PARTS MUST R
EMAIN INSIDE THE CAB OF THE TRUCK WHEN
COMPETING.


SEAT BELTS MUST BE IN USE.

13.

ALL SAFETY RULES APPLY.

NO RIDERS IN VEHICLE.






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6,800 LB, ENHANCED
STREET
4X4

VEHICLE MUST BE FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

ANY STREET STOCK TRU
CK ATTEMPTING TO ENT
ER THIS CLASS MUST B
E
IN COMPLIANCE WITH A
LL ENHANCED
-
STREET RULES, INCLUD
ING ALL
SHIELDING, FIRE SAFE
TY EQUIPMENT, ETC…

THIS CLASS IS INTEND
ED FOR MODIFIED SMAL
L BLOCK TRUCKS. ONLY

SPECIFIC BIG BLOCK T
RUCKS THAT HAVE BEEN

GRANDFATHERED BY
CTTP WILL BE ALLOWED

TO RUN IN THIS CL
ASS.

DESIGNATIONS; ES

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS: 6,8
00 LBS. WEIGHT IS WI
TH DRIVER

BACK
-
UP SAFETY:

MUST HAVE BACK
-
UP (REVERSE) LIGHTS EITHER STOCK
OR MOUNTED WITHIN 6” OF THE KILL SWITCH. THE TRANSMISSION OR THE
REVERSE SHIFTER LINKAGE M
UST ACTIVATE THE REVERSE LIGHT


DRIVER OPERATED TOGGLE SWITCH IS NOT ALLOWED. A BACK
-
UP ALARM
IS OPTIONAL.

BALLAST:


BALLAST IS PERMITTED
.
FRONT HANGING WEIGHT
S ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER OF THE

FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEA
SURED FROM CENTER OF

FRONT

WHEELS
TO FURTHERMOST

MOST POINT OF THE WE
IGHTS OR WEIGHT RACK
. NO
WEIGHTS IN CAB OF TR
UCK
.
TAB TO BE WELDED ON
TOP, CENTER OF
FRONT DIFFERENTIAL F
OR MEASURING.

TOW RING, MINIMUM OF

3 INCH
I.D. REQUIRED ON FRO
NT OF WEIGHT BOX OR
R
ACK.

BATTERIES:

THE BATTERIES MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.
THEY MAY
NOT BE LOCATED IN TH
E DRIVER CO
MPARTMENT.

BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY.

THE BODY MUST
RETAIN FULL SHEET ME
TAL. METAL AFTER
-
MARKET HOODS ARE
PERMITTED
, NO FIBERGLASS
. THE HOOD MU
ST BE CLOSED AND SEC
URELY
LATCHED WHILE THE VE
HICLE IS HOOKED TO T
HE SLED.
O.E.M.
WINDSHEILD & ALL WIN
DOWS MUST BE IN PLAC
E.

BRAKES:

FOUR
-
WHEEL HYDRAULIC BRAK
ES ARE MANDATORY.

BELLHOUSING:

BLOW PROOF BELLHOUSING WITH A BLOCK PROTECTING
PLATE REQUIRED. PLA
TE MUST BE SECUREDWITH ALL BOTTOM BOLTS
AND AT LEAST 2 TOP BOLTS. NO CAST IRON FLYWHEELS ALLOWED.
BLANKETS AND/OR SHIELDS MUST COVER CONVERTER AND AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION


TOP AND BOTTOM.

CHASSIS:

THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN THE
OEM

LOCATION FOR THE BOD
Y USED. THE VEHICLE
MUST RETAIN THE
FULL OEM CHASSIS. WH
EEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHASSIS, ETC., ARE P
ROHIBITED.

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COOLING SYSTEM:

RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND BE
OF AT LEAST STOCK SI
ZE.
ELECTRIC FANS ARE AL
LO
WED.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY. THEY MUST

HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICKUP.
DUAL DISK, SFI APPRO
VED CLUTCHES ARE ALL
OWED,
NO CENTRIFICAL TYPE
CLUTHES PERMITTED!!!

DRIVER SAFETY:

MINIMUM OF LAP BELT
REQ
UIRED WHILE HOOKED T
O
THE SLED.

DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX (6) INC
H
WIDE U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

ALL U
-
JOINTS
ON ALL

DRIVE SHAFT
S
CONSTRUCTED OF AT LE
AST 1/4

STEEL OR 3/8 ALUMINU
M THAT WILL
SAFELY CONTAIN THE U
JOINTS AND THE ENDS
O
F DRIVE SHAFTS. ALL
SHIELDS MUST BE SECU
RELY MOUNTED TO THE
VECHICLE.

ENGINE:

THE ENGINE BLOCK MUS
T HAVE BEEN AVAILABL
E AS A
FACTORY OPTION ON A
ONE TON OR SMALLER P
ICKUP TRUCK.


A.

O.E.M. CAST BLOCKS O
NLY, NO DART, BOWTIE
, OR SB2 BLOCKS
ALLOWED.
ALUMINUM BLO
CKS ARE PROHIBITTED!

(CTTP RESERVES
THE RIGHT TO ALLOW S
MALL BLOCK TRUCKS WI
TH AFTERMARKET
BLOCKS TO COMPETE IN

THIS CLASS)

B.

SMALL BLOCK TRUCKS M
AY RUN ALUMINUM, STO
CK STYLE
CYLINDER HEADS; BIG
BLOCK TRUCKS MAY ONL
Y RUN STOCK, CAST
STEEL CYLINDER HEADS
!!!

C.

N
O HEMI STYLE HEADS A
LLOWED

D.

NO SHEET METAL INTAK
E MANIFOLDS, NO CRAN
K TRIGGER
IGNITION SYSTEMS, NO

FORM OF FORCED INDUC
TION, NO VACUM
PUMPS OR BELT DRIVE
OIL PUMPS

E.

NO FUEL INJECTION AL
LOWED ON ANY BIG BLO
CK, ONLY FACTORY
STYLE FUEL INJECTION

ALLOWED ON SMAL
L BLOCKS.

F.

SINGLE CARBURATORS O
NLY.

G.

CUBI
C INCH LIMIT OF 470

CI.

WITH NO ALLOWANCE.

H.

SIDE SHIELDS MINIMUM

.125 STEEL OR .25 AL
UMINUM MUST EXTEND
FROM FRONT TO BACK O
F ENGINE BLOCK & FRO
M BOTTOM OF
CYLINDER HEAD DOWN T
O FRAME RAIL.

EXHAUST
:

TRUCKS MUST
DIRECT
EXHAUST UNDER THE CA
B WHERE
EXHAUST MUST EXIT 12

INCHES BEHIND CAB ST
RAIGHT BACK OR
DOWNWARD, NOT OUT TO

THE SIDE!!!

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
REQUIRED, MINIMUM 2
½ LB
. IT MUST BE SECUREL
Y MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OE
M FIREWALL IS MANDAT
ORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.


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FUEL:

ANY OCTANE RATING GA
SOLINE, NO ALCOHOL,
NO NITROUS, NO
PROPANE, NO NITROMET
HANE.
NO “HOMEBREW” MIXTUR
ES.

FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK

OR RACING FUEL CELL
ARE
REQUIRED, NO H
OMEMADE TANKS, NO TA
NKS ALLOWED INSIDE T
HE CAB.
NITROUS & PROPANE IN

ANY FORM IS PROHIBIT
ED, ALL SYSTEM
COMPONENTS MUST BE R
EMOVED FROM THE VEHI
CLE.

HARMONIC BALENCER:

ALL ENGINES MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A
HARMONIC BALANCER OR

DAMPENER MEETING SFI

SPEC 18.1.

HARMONIC
BALENCER SHEILDS MIN
IMUM OF .250 ALUMINU
M OR .625 STEEL MUST

BE
BOLTED BETWEEN THE F
RAME RAILS, MINIMUM
OF 3 INCHES WIDE,
CENTERED UNDER THE B
ALENCER.

HITCH:

THE HITCH MUST BE ST
ATIONARY IN ALL DIRE
CTIONS. THE
HITCH'S HEIGHT FROM
THE GROUND

MAY N
OT EXCEED 24

INCHES. THE
LENGTH OF THE HITCH
MEASURED FROM THE CE
NTER OF THE REAR AXL
E
TO THE HITCH POINT M
AY BE NO SHORTER THA
N

36 INCHES
. THE AREA
WHERE THE HOOK POINT

IS AT MUST BE FREE A
ND CLEAR OF ANY
OBSTRUCTIONS.
TRUCK
S

MAY COMPETE WITH A R
EESE STY
LE HITCH AS
LONG AS IT MEETS THE

36 INCH RULE.

THE HOOKING POINT MU
ST HAVE A
MINIMUM 3.75 INCH IN
SIDE DIAMETER OPENIN
G. NO LEVER, PIVOT,

AXIS
OR OTHER TYPES OF ‘T
RICK’ HITCHES ARE PR
OHIBITED. NO VERTI
CAL
HITCHES, ALL HITCHES

MUST BE 33 DEGREES O
R LESS P
ARALLEL TO THE
GROUND.


INTERIOR:

DRIVERS SEAT MUST BE

MOUNTED SOLID & SAFE
LY. NO
EXCESSIVE HOLES IN F
IREWALL, EXCESSIVE D
EFINED AS 1/2” LARGE
R
THAN NEEDED TO RUN E
QUIPMENT THROUGH. NO

UNSAFE EXPOSED
ELECTRICAL WIRING.

KILL SWITCH:

IGNITION KILL SWITCH (M
UST ALSO KILL ELECTRIC FUEL
PUMP) MUST BE MOUNTED IN CENTER OF TRUCK/TAILGATE, AND AT
LEAST 30" OFF THE GROUND.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBITED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D

BY A CAP OR SHIELD.
TAB TO BE WELDED ON
TOP, CENTER OF REAR
DIFFERENTIAL FOR MEA
SURING OF HITCH.

REAR BUMPERS:

ALL TRUCKS SHOULD HAVE A REAR BUMPER OR
VERTICAL BUMPER BARS

STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND A REAR IMPACT OF
THE SLED.

STEERING:

ADDITIONAL STABILIZE
RS
ARE PERMITTED. NON
-
OEM POWER
ASSIST M
ETHODS ARE NOT ALLOW
ED




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SUSPENSION, FRONT:

TWIN SHOCKS ARE ALLO
WED.
THE UPPER
MOUNTING POINT FOR S
TRUT ASSEMBLIES MUST

BE IN THE FACTORY
LOCATION. ADJUSTABLE

CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE
PERMITTED. THE LOWER

CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED
PROVIDED FACTORY
-
MOUNTING POINTS TO C
HASSIS ARE MAINTAINE
D.
THE LOWER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR THE STRUT A
SSEMBLY MAY BE
MODIFIED FOR IMPROVE
D CASTER OR CAMBER.
STRUT TOWER BRACES,
LOWER TIE BARS, SWAY

BARS, AND LIMIT STRA
PS ARE P
ERMITTED.
TRACTION BARS AND DE
VICES ARE PERMITTED.

AIR SHOCKS ARE
PROHIBITTED.

SUSPENSION, REAR
:

AN OEM
-
STYLE SUSPENSION IS
MANDATORY.
LOWERING OR RAISING
THE VEHICLE HEIGHT W
ITH SUSPENSION
MODIFICATIONS IS PER
MITTED. TRACTION BAR
S AND DEVICES ARE
PERMITTE
D; THEY MUST BE BOLT
-
ON ONLY; WELDS ARE P
ERMITTED FOR
ATTACHMENT TO FRAME
OR AXLE HOUSING. ALL

OEM SUSPENSION
MOUNTING POINTS MUST

BE RETAINED AND USED
. SWAY BARS, LIMIT
STRAPS, AND CAMBER K
ITS ARE PERMITTED. T
HE REAR SUSPENSION
MAY
BE SOLID,
COMPRESSION S
TOPS MUST BE
EASILY REMOVED OR
ADJUSTABLE. ALL REAR

SUSPENSIONS MUST USE

AT LEAST ONE
WORKING SHOCK ABSORB
ER PER WHEEL. AIRBAG

SPRING ASSISTANCE IS

PERMITTED; AIRBAG CO
MPRESSORS MUST BE DI
SCONNECTED.

TIRES:

NO STUDDED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTED. TIRES MUST
CARRY A DOT NUMBER ON THE

SIDEWALL. NO CUT OR GROOVING
ALLOWED. MAXIMUM TIRE

HEIGHT IS 35”
. TIRE SIZE MUST BE MOLDED ON
THE TIRE.
DUAL REAR WHEELS ARE PROHIBITTED.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TORQUE CONVERTER
S, VALVE BODIES AND
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
ARE PERMITTED. TRANS
MISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE

REVERSE LOCKOUT DEVI
CE TO PREVENT THE SH
IFTER FROM
ACCIDENTALLY BEING P
UT INTO REVERSE GEAR
. A FUNCTIONAL
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY. ALL
TRANSMISSION LINES
MUST BE METAL
LIC OR HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE.
ALL VEHICLES USING
AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMI
SSION
MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A FLEX PLATE
MEETING SFI SPEC 29.
1.







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TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-

OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PROHIBITED.
THE TRANSMISSION MUS
T HAVE BEEN AN OPTIO
N ON A ONE TON OR
SMALLER TRUCK. AFTER
MARKET INTERNAL COMP
ONENTS ARE
PERMITTED. A CLUTCH
M
EETING MINIMUM SFI S
PEC1.1 OR 2.1 IS
MANDATORY ON ALL ENG
INES. ALL MANUAL TRA
NSMISSIONS MUST BE
CLUTCH ASSISTED. SEQ
UENTIAL SHIFTERS ARE

PROHIBITED. ALL
TRANSMISSIONS OR CLU
TCH PEDALS WILL HAVE

A SAFETY INTERLOCK
SWITCH SO THAT VEHIC
LE WILL NOT START IN

GE
AR.

A CLUTCH MEETING
MINIMUM SFI SPEC 1.1

OR 1.2 IS MANDATORY
ON ALL VEHICLES

TRANSFER CASE:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE BEEN AN OPTION O
N A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE OR
IGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND TRACK
WIDTH.

WHEELS MUST BE CENTE
RED IN THE
WHEEL WELLS. DUAL RE
AR WHEELS ARE PROHIB
ITTED

6,800 LB, PRO
-
STREET
4X4

VEHICLE MUST BE FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

ANY STREET STOCK OR
ENHANCED STREET TRUC
K ATTEMPTING TO
ENTER THIS CLASS MUS
T

BE IN COMPLIANCE WIT
H ALL PRO
-
STREET
RULES, INCLUDING ALL

SHIELDING, FIRE SAFE
TY EQUIPMENT, ETC…

DESIGNATIONS; PS

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS: 6,8
00 LBS.
MAX. WEIGHT.

BACK
-
UP SAFETY:

MUST HAVE BACK
-
UP (REVERSE) LIGHTS EITHER STOCK
OR MOU
NTED WITHIN 6” OF THE KILL SWITCH. THE TRANSMISSION OR THE
REVERSE SHIFTER LINKAGE MUST ACTIVATE THE REVERSE LIGHT


DRIVER OPERATED TOGGLE SWITCH IS NOT ALLOWED. A BACK
-
UP ALARM
IS OPTIONAL.

BALLAST:


BALLAST IS PERMITTED
.
FRONT HANGING WEIGHT
S ARE
ALLOWE
D, NOT TO EXCEED 60
INCHES FORWARD OF TH
E CENTER OF THE
FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT

WHEELS
TO FURTHERMOST

MOST POINT OF THE WE
IGHTS OR WEIGHT RACK
. NO
WEIGHTS IN CAB OF TR
UCK
.
TAB TO BE WELDED ON
TOP, CENTER OF
FRONT DIFFERENTIAL
FOR MEASURING.

TOW RING, MINIMUM OF

3 INCH
I.D. REQUIRED ON FRO
NT OF WEIGHT BOX OR
RACK.

BATTERIES:

THE BATTERIES MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.
THEY MAY
NOT BE LOCATED IN TH
E DRIVER CO
MPARTMENT.




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BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE THE

OEM TRUCK BODY.

IF BED FLOOR IS
RE
MOVED, A BED COVER M
UST BE IN PLACE.

THE BODY MUST RETAIN

FULL SHEET METAL. ME
TAL AFTER
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MITTED
, NO
FIBERGLASS
. THE HOOD MUST BE C
LOSED AND SECURELY L
ATCHED
WHILE THE VEHICLE IS

HOOKED TO THE SLED.
O.E.M. WINDSHEILD &
ALL
WINDOWS MUST BE

IN PLACE.

BRAKES:

FRONT

HYDRAULIC BRAKES ARE

MANDATORY.

BELLHOUSING:

BLOW PROOF BELLHOUSING WITH A BLOCK PROTECTING
PLATE REQUIRED. PLATE MUST BE SECUREDWITH ALL BOTTOM BOLTS
AND AT LEAST 2 TOP BOLTS. NO CAST IRON FLYWHEELS ALLOWED.
BLANKETS AND/OR SHIE
LDS MUST COVER CONVERTER AND AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION


TOP AND BOTTOM.

CHASSIS:

THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN THE
OEM LOCATION FOR THE

BODY USED. THE VEHIC
LE MUST RETAIN THE
FULL OEM CHASSIS. WH
EEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHA
SSIS, ETC., ARE PROH
IBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:

RADIATORS MUST BE IN

THE STOCK LOCATION A
ND BE
OF AT LEAST STOCK SI
ZE.
ELECTRIC FANS ARE AL
LOWED.

DRIVELINE:

AN OEM TRANSMISSION
AND TRANSFER CASE AR
E
MANDATORY. THEY MUST

HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR
SMA
LLER PICKUP.
DUAL DISK, SFI APPRO
VED CLUTCHES ARE ALL
OWED,
NO CENTRIFICAL TYPE
CLUTHES PERMITTED!!!

DRIVER SAFETY:

MINIMUM OF LAP BELT
REQUIRED WHILE HOOKE
D TO
THE SLED. DRIVER MUS
T WEAR A SINGLE LAYE
R OR BETTER SFI
APPROVED FIRE JACKET
, LONG PANTS, CLOSED

TOED SHOES, & A FULL

FACE D.O.T. APPROVED

HELMET.

DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX (6) INC
H
WIDE U
-
JOINT SHIELDS AROUND

ALL U
-
JOINTS
ON ALL

DRIVE SHAFT
S

CONSTRUCTED OF AT LE
AST ¼ STEEL OR 3/8 A
LUMINUM THAT WILL
SAFELY CONTAIN THE U
JOINT
S AND THE ENDS OF DR
IVE SHAFTS. ALL
SHIELDS MUST BE SECU
RELY MOUNTED TO THE
VECHICLE.









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ENGINE:

THE ENGINE BLOCK MUS
T HAVE BEEN AVAILABL
E AS A
FACTORY OPTION ON A
ONE TON OR SMALLER P
ICKUP TRUCK.


A.

NO HEMI STYLE HEADS
ALLOWED

B.

NO SHEET METAL INTAK
E MAN
IFOLDS, NO FORM OF F
ORCED
INDUCTION, & NO FUEL

INJECTION

C.

ENGINES MUST BE NATURALLY ASPIRATED, SINGLE CARBURETORS

ONLY. (CTTP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALLOW TRUCKS WITH DUAL
CARBURETORS TO COMPETE)


D.

CUBIC INCH LIMIT OF
516 CI. WITH NO ALLO
WANCE!!!

E.

SIDE SHIELDS

MINIMUM .125 STEEL O
R .25 ALUMINUM MUST
EXTEND
FROM FRONT TO BACK O
F ENGINE BLOCK & FRO
M BOTTOM OF
CYLINDER HEAD DOWN T
O FRAME RAIL.

EXHAUST
:

TRUCKS MAY DIRECT EX
HAUST UPWARD THROUGH

THE HOOD
OR UNDER THE CAB, IN

WHICH CASE THE EXHAU
ST MUST EXIT 12” BEH
IN
D
THE CAB STRAIGHT BAC
K OR DOWNWARD, NOT O
UT THE SIDE!!!

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
REQUIRED, MINIMUM 2
½ LB
. IT MUST BE SECUREL
Y MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MANDATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN
IS MANDATORY.

FUEL:

ANY OCTANE RATING GA
SOLINE, NO ALCOHOL,
NO NITROUS, NO
PROPANE, NO NITROMET
HANE.
NO “HOMEBREW” MIXTUR
ES.

FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK

OR RACING FUEL CELL
ARE
REQUIRED, NO HOMEMAD
E TANKS, NO TANKS AL
LOWED INSIDE THE CAB
.
NITROUS & PR
OPANE IN ANY FORM IS

PROHIBITED, ALL SYST
EM
COMPONENTS MUST BE R
EMOVED FROM THE VEHI
CLE.

HARMONIC BALENCER:

ALL ENGINES MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A
HARMONIC BALANCER OR

DAMPENER MEETING SFI

SPEC 18.1.

HARMONIC
BALENCER SHEILDS MIN
IMUM OF .250 ALUMINU
M OR .625
STEEL MUST BE
BOLTED BETWEEN THE F
RAME RAILS, MINIMUM
OF 3 INCHES WIDE,
CENTERED UNDER THE B
ALENCER.

HITCH:

THE HITCH MUST BE ST
ATIONARY IN ALL DIRE
CTIONS. THE
HITCH'S HEIGHT FROM
THE GROUND

MAY NOT EXCEED 24

INCHES. THE
LENGTH OF THE HITCH
MEASURED FROM
THE CENTER OF THE RE
AR AXLE
TO THE HITCH POINT M
AY BE NO SHORTER THA
N

36 INCHES
. THE AREA
WHERE THE HOOK POINT

IS AT MUST BE FREE A
ND CLEAR OF ANY
OBSTRUCTIONS. A TRUC
K MAY COMPETE WITH A

REESE STYLE HITCH AS

LONG AS IT MEETS THE

36 INCH RULE.

THE HOOKING
POINT MUST HAVE A
MINIMUM 3.75 INCH IN
SIDE DIAMETER OPENIN
G. NO LEVER, PIVOT,

AXIS
OR OTHER TYPES OF ‘T
RICK’ HITCHES ARE PR
OHIBITED. NO VERTI
CAL
HITCHES, ALL HITCHES

MUST BE 33 DEGREES O
R LESS PARALLEL TO T
HE
GROUND.


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INTERIOR:

DRIVERS SEAT MUST BE

MOU
NTED SOLID & SAFELY.

NO
EXCESSIVE HOLES IN F
IREWALL, EXCESSIVE D
EFINED AS 1/2” LARGE
R
THAN NEEDED TO RUN E
QUIPMENT THROUGH. NO

UNSAFE EXPOSED
ELECTRICAL WIRING.

KILL SWITCH:

IGNITION KILL SWITCH (MUST ALSO KILL ELECTRIC FUEL
PUMP) MUST BE MOUNTED IN CENTER

OF TRUCK/TAILGATE, AND AT
LEAST 30" OFF THE GROUND.

REAR END:

NON
-
OEM REAR
-
END HOUSINGS ARE PRO
HIBITED. IT MUST
HAVE BEEN AN OPTION
ON A ONE
-
TON OR SMALLER PICK
UP. REAR AXLE
BOLTS MUST BE COVERE
D BY A CAP OR SHIELD
.
TAB TO BE WELDED ON
TOP, CENTER OF REA
R DIFFERENTIAL FOR M
EASURING OF HITCH.

REAR BUMPERS:

ALL TRUCKS SHOULD HAVE A REAR BUMPER OR
VERTICAL BUMPER BARS

STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND A REAR IMPACT OF
THE SLED.

STEERING:

ADDITIONAL STABILIZE
RS ARE PERMITTED. NO
N
-
OEM POWER
ASSIST M
ETHODS ARE ALLOWED.

SU
SPENSION, FRONT:

TWIN SHOCKS ARE ALLO
WED.
THE UPPER
MOUNTING POINT FOR S
TRUT ASSEMBLIES MUST

BE IN THE FACTORY
LOCATION. ADJUSTABLE

CASTER/CAMBER PILLOW

BALL MOUNTS ARE
PERMITTED. THE LOWER

CONTROL ARM MAY BE S
TRENGTHENED
PROVIDED FACTORY
-
MOUNTING POINTS T
O CHASSIS ARE MAINTA
INED.
THE LOWER MOUNTING P
OINT FOR THE STRUT A
SSEMBLY MAY BE
MODIFIED FOR IMPROVE
D CASTER OR CAMBER.
STRUT TOWER BRACES,
LOWER TIE BARS, SWAY

BARS, AND LIMIT STRA
PS ARE PERMITTED.
TRACTION BARS AND DE
VICES ARE PERMITTED.

AIR SHOCKS ARE
PROHIBITTED.

SUSPENSION, REAR:

SOLID REAR SUSPENSIO
NS ARE ALLOWED, ALL
WELDS MUST BE SOLID
& APPROVED SAFE BY O
FFICAL
.

TIRES:

NO STUDDED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTED. TIRES MUST
CARRY A DOT NUMBER

& SIZE
ON THE

SIDEWALL. NO CUT OR GROOVING
ALLOWED. MAXIMUM TIRE

HEIGHT IS 35”
.

TRANSFER CASE:

NON
-
OEM TRANSFER CASES A
RE PROHIBITED. THE
TRANSFER CASE MUST H
AVE BEEN AN OPTION O
N A ONE
-
TON OR
SMALLER PICK UP TRUC
K.






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TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM

TRANSMISSIONS ARE
PROHIBITED. AFTERMAR
KET TORQUE CONVERTER
S, VALVE BODIES AND
INTERNAL COMPONENTS
ARE PERMITTED. TRANS
MISSION BRAKES ARE
PROHIBITED. ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION SHIFTER

MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED
POSITIVE RE
VERSE LOCKOUT DEVICE

TO PREVENT THE SHIFT
ER FROM
ACCIDENTALLY BEING P
UT INTO REVERSE GEAR
. A FUNCTIONAL
NEUTRAL SAFETY SWITC
H IS MANDATORY. ALL
TRANSMISSION LINES
MUST BE METAL
LIC OR HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE.
ALL AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSIONS MUST B
E EQUIPPED WIT
H A TRANSMISSION SHI
ELD
MEETING SFI SPEC 4.1

AND MUST BE LABELED
ACCORDINGLY. A BLANK
ET
TYPE SHIELD MUST BE
USED AND APPROPRIATE
LY LABELED AS MEETIN
G
SFI SPEC 4.1 AND IT
MUST EXTEND FROM THE

REAR OF THE ENGINE
BLOCK TO THE REAR OF

THE TAIL HOUSING WIT
H A M
INIMUM OF SIX (6)
INCH OVERLAP WHERE I
T IS FASTENED. ALL V
EHICLES USING AN
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSI
ON MUST BE EQUIPPED
WITH A FLEX PLATE
MEETING SFI SPEC 29.
1.

TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-

OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E PROHIBITED.
THE TRANSMISSION MUS
T HAVE BEEN AN OPT
ION ON A ONE TON OR
SMALLER TRUCK. AFTER
MARKET INTERNAL COMP
ONENTS ARE
PERMITTED. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC1.1 OR 2.1 IS
MANDATORY ON ALL ENG
INES. ALL MANUAL TRA
NSMISSIONS MUST BE
CLUTCH ASSISTED. SEQ
UENTIAL SHIFTERS ARE

PROHIBITED. ALL
TRANSMISSIO
NS MUST HAVE A FLYWH
EEL SHIELD LABELED A
S MEETING
MINIMUM SFI SPEC 6.3

OR GREATER. APPLICAT
IONS FOR WHICH AN SF
I
SPEC FLYWHEEL SHIELD

IS NOT AVAILABLE MAY

USE A PROPERLY
ATTACHED SFI 4.1 OR
4.2 BLANKET THAT COM
PLETELY COVERS THE B
ELL

HOUSING
. IT MUST BE AT
TACHED TO THE REAR O
F THE ENGINE BLOCK
AND EXTEND REARWARD
TO THE TRANSMISSION
WITH A MINIMUM OF
SIX (6) INCH OVERLAP

WHERE IT IS FASTENED
. ALL TRANSMISSIONS
OR
CLUTCH PEDALS WILL H
AVE A SAFETY INTERLO
CK SWITCH SO THAT
VEHICLE WILL NOT STA
RT IN GEAR.

WHEEL
BASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND TRACK
WIDTH. WHEELS MUST B
E CENTERED IN THE
WHEEL WELLS. DUAL RE
AR WHEELS ARE PROHIB
ITTED

6,800 LB OUTLAW

GAS 4X4

VEHICLE MUST BE FOUR
-
WHEEL DRIVE.

ANY ENHANCED STREET
OR PRO
-
STREET TRUCK AT
TEMPTING TO ENTER
THIS CLASS MUST BE I
N COMPLIANCE WITH AL
L OUTLAW RULES,
INCLUDING ALL SHIELD
ING, FIRE SAFETY EQU
IPMENT, ETC…

DESIGNATIONS; OTLW

FOLLOWED BY COMPETIT
ION NUMBER

WEIGHT BREAKS: 6,8
00 LBS. WEIGHT IS WI
TH DRIVER

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BACK
-
UP SAFETY:

MUST HAVE BAC
K
-
UP (REVERSE) LIGHTS EITHER STOCK
OR MOUNTED WITHIN 6” OF THE KILL SWITCH. THE TRANSMISSION OR THE
REVERSE SHIFTER LINKAGE MU
ST ACTIVATE THE REVERSE LIGHT,
DRIVER OPERATED TOGGLE SWITCH IS NOT ALLOWED. A BACK
-
UP ALARM
IS OPTIONAL.

BALLAST:


BALLAST IS PER
MITTED.
FRONT HANGING WEIGHT
S ARE
ALLOWED, NOT TO EXCE
ED 60 INCHES FORWARD

OF THE CENTER OF THE

FRONT AXLE. THIS WIL
L BE MEASURED FROM C
ENTER OF FRONT

WHEELS
TO FURTHERMOST

MOST POINT OF THE WE
IGHTS OR WEIGHT RACK
. NO
WEIGHTS IN CAB OF TR
UCK
.
TAB TO BE WELD
ED ON TOP, CENTER OF

FRONT DIFFERENTIAL F
OR MEASURING.

TOW RING, MINIMUM OF

3 INCH
I.D. REQUIRED ON FRO
NT OF WEIGHT BOX OR
RACK.

BATTERIES:

THE BATTERIES MUST B
E SECURELY MOUNTED.
THEY MAY
NOT BE LOCATED IN TH
E DRIVER CO
MPARTMENT.

BODY:


THE BODY MUST BE T
HE OEM TRUCK BODY.

IF BED FLOOR IS
REMOVED, A BED COVER

MUST BE IN PLACE.

THE BODY MUST RETAIN

FULL SHEET METAL. ME
TAL AFTER
-
MARKET HOODS ARE PER
MITTED
.
THE
HOOD MUST BE CLOSED
AND SECURELY LATCHED

WHILE THE VEHICLE IS

HOOKED TO THE SLED.
O.E.M. WINDSHEILD

& ALL WINDOWS MUST B
E IN
PLACE.

BRAKES:

FRONT

HYDRAULIC BRAKES
ARE RECOMMENDED, ALL

VEHICLES
MUST HAVE SOME FORM
OF ADEQUATELY STOPPI
NG THE VEHICLE
.

BELLHOUSING:

BLOW PROOF BELLHOUSING WITH A BLOCK PROTECTING
PLATE REQUIRED. PLATE MUST BE SECUREDWITH AL
L BOTTOM BOLTS
AND AT LEAST 2 TOP BOLTS. NO CAST IRON FLYWHEELS ALLOWED.
BLANKETS AND/OR SHIELDS MUST COVER CONVERTER AND AUTOMATIC
TRANSMISSION


TOP AND BOTTOM.

CHASSIS:

THE OEM CHASSIS IS M
ANDATORY. THE ENGINE

MUST BE IN THE
OEM LOCATION FOR THE

BODY US
ED. THE VEHICLE MUST

RETAIN THE
FULL OEM CHASSIS. WH
EEL TUBS, BACK
-
HALF CONVERSIONS, TU
BE
CHASSIS, ETC., ARE P
ROHIBITED.

COOLING SYSTEM:


NO COOLING SYSTEM CO
MPONENTS ALLOWED IN
THE
CAB OF THE VEHICLE

DRIVELINE:

OPEN

DRIVER SAFETY:

MINIMUM OF LAP BELT
REQ
UIRED WHILE HOOKED T
O
THE SLED. DRIVER MUS
T WEAR A SINGLE LAYE
R OR BETTER SFI
APPROVED FIRE JACKET
, LONG PANTS, CLOSED

TOED SHOES, & A FULL

FACE D.O.T. APPROVED

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DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:

ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE

AT LEAST SIX (6) INC
H
WIDE U
-
JOINT SHIELDS ARO
UND ALL U
-
JOINTS
ON ALL

DRIVE SHAFT
S

CONSTRUCTED OF AT LE
AST ¼ STEEL OR 3/8 A
LUMINUM THAT WILL
SAFELY CONTAIN THE U
JOINTS AND THE ENDS
OF DRIVE SHAFTS. ALL

SHIELDS MUST BE SECU
RELY MOUNTED TO THE
VECHICLE. A NEW
PULLER MAY BE GRANTE
D A ONE TIME WAVIER.

ENG
INE:

THE ENGINE BLOCK MUS
T HAVE BEEN AVAILABL
E AS A
FACTORY OPTION ON A
ONE TON OR SMALLER P
ICKUP TRUCK.


A.

ALUMINUM BLOCKS & CY
LINDER HEADS ARE ALL
OWED.

B.

NO FORM OF FORCED IN
DUCTION, NO FUEL INJ
ECTION.

C.

CUBIC INCH LIMIT OF
600 CI NO ALLOWANCE!
!!

D.

UNLIMITED SI
NGLE CARBURETOR, DUA
L CARBURETORS ARE
LIMITED TO MAX 4150
SIZE, NO SHEET METAL

INTAKES.

E.

SIDE SHIELDS MINIMUM

.125 STEEL OR .25 AL
UMINUM MUST EXTEND
FROM FRONT TO BACK O
F ENGINE BLOCK & FRO
M BOTTOM OF
CYLINDER HEAD DOWN T
O FRAME RAIL.

EXHAUST
:

TRUCKS MAY DI
RECT EXHAUST UPWARD THROUGH THE HOOD
OR UNDER THE CAB, IN WHICH CASE THE EXHAUST MUST EXIT 12” BEHIND
THE CAB STRAIGHT BACK OR DOWNWARD, NOT OUT THE SIDE!!!

FIRE EXTINGUISHER SY
STEM:


A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
SYSTEM IS
REQUIRED, MINIMUM 2
½ LB
. IT MUST BE SECU
RELY MOUNTED.

FIREWALL:

THE COMPLETE OEM FIR
EWALL IS MANDATORY.

FLOOR:

THE COMPLETE OEM FLO
OR PAN IS MANDATORY.


FUEL:

ANY GASOLINE OR ALCO
HOL, NO PROPANE, NO
NITROMETHANE.


FUEL SYSTEM:

THE OEM FUEL TANK

OR RACING FUEL CELL
ARE
REQUIRED, NO HOMEMAD
E TAN
KS. TANK MUST NOT BE

LOCATED IN THE
CAB.

HARMONIC BALENCER:

ALL ENGINES MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A
HARMONIC BALANCER OR

DAMPENER MEETING SFI

SPEC 18.1.

HARMONIC
BALENCER SHEILDS MIN
IMUM OF .250 ALUMINU
M OR .625 STEEL MUST

BE
BOLTED BETWEEN THE F
RAME RAILS, M
INIMUM OF 3 INCHES W
IDE,
CENTERED UNDER THE B
ALENCER.







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HITCH:

THE HITCH MUST BE ST
ATIONARY IN ALL DIRE
CTIONS. THE
HITCH'S HEIGHT FROM
THE GROUND

MAY NOT EXCEED 24

INCHES. THE
LENGTH OF THE HITCH
MEASURED FROM THE CE
NTER OF THE REAR AXL
E
TO THE HITCH
POINT MAY BE NO SHOR
TER THAN

36 INCHES
. THE AREA
WHERE THE HOOK POINT

IS AT MUST BE FRE
E AND CLEAR OF ANY
OBSTRUCTIONS.

THE HOOKING POINT MU
ST HAVE A MINIMUM 3.
75 I
NCH
INSIDE DIAMETER OPEN
ING. ALL

TYPES

OF ‘T
RICK’ HITCHES ARE
PROHIBITED.
NO VERTICAL HITCH
ES, ALL HITCHES MUST

BE 33 DEGREES
OR LESS PARALLEL TO
THE GROUND.


KILL SWITCH:

IGNITION KILL SWITCH (MUST ALSO KILL ELECTRIC FUEL
PUMP) MUST BE MOUNTED IN CENTER OF TRUCK/TAILGATE, AND AT
LEAST 30" OFF THE GROUND.

REAR END:

OPEN
. REAR AXLE BOLTS MU
ST BE

COVERED BY A CAP OR
SHIELD.
TAB TO BE WELDED ON
TOP, CENTER OF REAR
DIFFERENTIAL FOR
MEASURING OF HITCH.

REAR BUMPERS:

ALL TRUCKS SHOULD HAVE A REAR BUMPER OR
VERTICAL BUMPER BARS

STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND A REAR IMPACT OF
THE SLED.

STEERING:

ADDITIONAL STAB
ILIZERS ARE PERMITTE
D. NON
-
OEM POWER
ASSIST M
ETHODS ARE ALLOWED
.

SUSPENSION, FRONT:

OPEN, NO MEANS TO RA
ISE OR LOWER FRONT E
ND
WHILE HOOKED TO THE
SLED IS ALLOWED.

SUSPENSION, REAR:

SOLID REAR SUSPENSIO
NS ARE ALLOWED, ALL
WELDS MUST BE SOLID
& APPROVED SA
FE BY OFFICAL
.

TIRES:

NO STUDDED TIRES, TIRE CHAINS, OR ANY TIRES NOT
SPECIFICALLY INTENDED

FOR STREET USE ARE PERMITTED. NO CUT OR
GROOVING ALLOWED.

TRANSMISSION, AUTOMA
TIC:

NON
-
OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E

ALLOWED
.
AFTERMARKET TORQUE C
ONVERTERS, VALVE BOD
IES
AND INTERNAL
COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. TRANSMISSION B
RAKES ARE PROHIBITED
.
ANY NON
-
OEM FLOOR
-
MOUNTED AUTOMATIC TR
ANSMISSION SHIFTER
MUST BE EQUIPPED WIT
H A SPRING
-
LOADED POSITIVE REVE
RSE LOCKOUT
DEVICE TO PREVENT TH
E SHIFTER FROM ACCID
ENTALLY BEING PUT IN
T
O
REVERSE GEAR. A FUNC
TIONAL NEUTRAL SAFET
Y SWITCH IS
MANDATORY. ALL TRANS
MISSION LINES MUST B
E METAL
LIC OR HIGH
-
PRESSURE
-
TYPE HOSE.
ALL AUTOMATIC TRANSM
ISSIONS MUST BE
EQUIPPED WITH A TRAN
SMISSION SHIELD MEET
ING SFI SPEC 4.1 AND

MUST BE LABELED ACCO
RDINGL
Y. A BLANKET TYPE SH
IELD MUST BE
USED AND APPROPRIATE
LY LABELED AS MEETIN
G SFI SPEC 4.1 AND I
T
MUST EXTEND FROM THE

REAR OF THE ENGINE B
LOCK TO THE REAR OF
THE TAIL HOUSING WIT
H A MINIMUM OF SIX (
6) INCH OVERLAP WHER
E IT
IS FASTENED. ALL VEH
ICLES USING AN
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSI
ON MUST
BE EQUIPPED WITH A F
LEX PLATE MEETING SF
I SPEC 29.1.

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TRANSMISSION, MANUAL
:

NON
-

OEM TRANSMISSIONS AR
E

ALLOWED
.
AFTERMARKET INTERNAL

COMPONENTS ARE PERMI
TTED. A CLUTCH
MEETING MINIMUM SFI
SPEC1.1 OR 2.1 IS MA
NDATORY ON ALL ENGIN
ES.
ALL MANUAL TRANSMISS
IONS MUST BE CLUTCH
ASSISTED. SEQUENTIAL

SHIFTERS ARE PROHIBI
TED. ALL TRANSMISSIO
NS MUST HAVE A
FLYWHEEL SHIELD LABE
LED AS MEETING MINIM
UM SFI SPEC 6.3 OR
GREATER. APPLICATION
S FOR WHICH AN SFI S
PEC FLYWHEEL SHIELD
IS
NOT AVAILABLE
MAY USE A PROPERLY A
TTACHED SFI 4.1 OR 4
.2 BLANKET
THAT COMPLETELY COVE
RS THE BELL

HOUSING
. IT MUST BE ATTACHE
D
TO THE REAR OF THE E
NGINE BLOCK AND EXTE
ND REARWARD TO THE
TRANSMISSION WITH A
MINIMUM OF SIX (6) I
NCH OVERLAP WHERE IT

IS
FASTENED. ALL TRANSM
I
SSIONS OR CLUTCH PED
ALS WILL HAVE A
SAFETY INTERLOCK SWI
TCH SO THAT VEHICLE
WILL NOT START IN GE
AR.

WHEELBASE:

THE VEHICLE MUST RET
AIN THE ORIGINAL FAC
TORY
WHEELBASE AND TRACK
WIDTH.

WHEELS MUST BE CENTE
RED IN THE
WHEEL WELLS. DUAL RE
AR WHEELS ARE PROHIB
IT
TED

7,500 LB. LIGHT HOT

FARM TRACTORS

THIS CLASS WILL ONLY RUN AT SELECT CTTP EVENTS, THIS CLASS WILL
NOT COLLECT POINTS.

1.

MAXIMUM WEIGHT

7,500 LBS INCLUDING FUEL, OIL, WATER, COOLANT,
DRIVER, READY TO COMPETE.

2.

ALL SAFETY RULES APPLY TO ALL TRACTORS, CLASS
ES, AND PERSONS.

3.

TRACTOR MUST HAVE THE ORIGINAL FRAME,

TRANSMISSION, &
REAREND.
NO COMPENENT FRAMES!!!
NO FACTORY PARTS CAN BE
MOVED OR REPLACED BY ALUMINUM, FIBERGLASS OR PLASTIC

4.

TIE BARS EXTENDING FROM REAR AXLE HOUSING TO FRAME RAILS IN
FRONT OF BELLHOU
SING REQUIRED.

MUST BE STRONG ENOUGH TO
HOLD TRACTOR TOGETHER IN CASE THE TRACTOR BREAKS IN HALF!!!

5.

ENGINE MUST FIT INTO THE ORIGINAL BELL HOUSING.

NO CAST
FLYWHEELS!!!

ENGINE MAY HAVE MORE OR LESS C
YLINDERS THAN
THE ORIGINAL, NO MORE THAN 6 CYLINDERS
. DIE
SEL

FUEL ONLY
,
NO
ACCELERANTS!!!

6.

NO FACTORY CAST FLYWHEELS!!!

SFI BELLHOUSING OR CLUTCH
BLANKET IS REQUIRED.

7.

MUST USE FACTORY CAST CYLINDER HEADS FOR SPECIFIC MODEL
ENGIN
E, MAX CUBIC INCH LIMIT=466

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8.

TURBOCHARGERS
-
LIMITED TO ONE TURBO,

3 INCH ROUND INL
ET, NO
BILLET WHEELS, NO MAP GROOVES ALLOWED, NO MEANS FOR AIR TO
ENTER COMPRESSOR HOUSING OTHER THAN 3 INCH INLET.
4 INCH
MAXIMUM EXHAUST OUTLET.

MUST HAVE TWO 3/8" GRADE FIVE
BOLTS WITHIN 1" OF EACH OTHER NO FURTHER THAN 6” FROM FACE OF
EXHAUST TURBINE W
HEEL

NO SUPERCHARGERS,

9.

FUELING
-
LIMITED TO ONE FUEL INJECTION PUMP UP TO BOSCH P
-
PUMP

10.

TURBO CHARGER MUST BE SURROUNDED BY SHEET METAL SAME
THICKNESS AS HOOD

11.

REMOVAL SIDE SHIELDS ARE ALLOWED

12.

WELD ON HUBS AND AFTERMARKET CLAMP ON HUBS ARE
ALLOWED, FACTORY CA
ST HUBS PROHIBBITED.

13.

MAX TIRE SIZE IS 24.5
-
32,
SINGLE
CUT TIRES ARE ALLOWED
,
NO
PULLER 2000 TIRES.

14.

MAX
HITCH HEIGHT TO BE 20” HIGH, MIN. OF 18” FROM CENTER OF
REAR AXLE. HITCH MUST BE RIGID IN ALL DIRECTIONS.

15.

WHEELIE BARS REQUIRED TO MEET STANDARDS SPECIFI
ED ABOVE.

16.

ROLL OVER PROTECTION DEVICE IS

REQUIRED
,

HIGH BACK SEATS
ONLY
. NO PAN STYLE SEATS!!!

SEAT BELTS REQUIRED.

SUPER FARM/ LIGHT PRO STOCK
TRACTORS

1.

ALL TRACTORS
MUST BE IN

COMPLIANCE WITH
ALL

NTPA SAFETY &
CHASSIS RULES

2.

MAXIMUM WEIGHT

9,300 LBS FOR S
UPER FARMS, 8,500 LBS FOR LIGHT
PRO STOCK, INCLUDING FUEL, OIL, WATER, COOLANT, DRIVER, READY
TO COMPETE.

3.

MAXIMUM HITCH HEIGHT 20 INCHES.

4.

MAXIMUM CUBIC INCH 640 FOR SUPER FARMS, 600 FOR LIGHT PRO
STOCK. (TRACTORS WITH 540 CUBIC INCHES WILL BE ALLOWED TO
CO
MPETE AT 8,700 LBS)

5.

SUPER FARM TURBOCHARGERS TO BE NTPA LEGAL 3”X3” O.E.M INTAKE
& EXHAUST MANIFOLDS ONLY,

6.

MAXIMUM TURBO INLET FOR LIGHT PRO STOCK 4.3”.

7.

O.E.M. CAST HEADS ONLY, 2 VALVES PER CYLINDER, NO COOLING
SYSTEMS FOR CHARGE AIR SYSTEMS.

8.

MAXIMUM TIRE

SIZE 24.5
-
32, DOUBLE CUTS & PULLER 2000’S ALLOWED




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SUPER STOCK TRACTORS

THIS CLASS WILL ONLY RUN AT SELECT CTTP EVENTS, THIS CLASS WILL
NOT COLLECT POINTS.

1.

MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL NTPA REGIONAL HVYSS RULES
WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS
.

2.

ALCOHOL
TRACT
ORS WITH PUSH
-
ROD ENGINES WILL RUN 8,000 LBS
WITH A 20

INCH HITCH HEIGHT

3.

ALCOHOL TRACT
ORS WITH OVERHEAD CAM ENGINES WILL RUN 8,000
LBS WITH A 18

INCH HITCH HEIGHT

4.

DIESEL TRACTORS WILL RUN 8,300 LBS WITH A 20 INCH HITCH HEIGHT

5.

IF
LIGHT PRO
-
STOCK
TRACTO
RS

OR SUPER FARM TRACTORS

WISH TO
RUN THIS CLASS THEY WILL BE ALLOWED

TO UNDER THEIR CLASS
SPECIFIC WEIGHTS & HITCH HEIGHTS.

20,000 LB. STREET STOCK SEMIS

THIS CLASS WILL ONLY RUN AT SELECT CTTP EVENTS, THIS CLASS WILL
NOT COLLECT POINTS.

1.

HITCH HEIGHT WIL
L BE CHECKED ON THE
TRACK IMMEDIATELY
BEFORE THE TRUCK HOO
KS TO THE SLED.

2.

NO ADDED WEIGHT OR B
ALLAST PERMITTED. TR
UCKS SHALL APPEAR
“ROAD
READY”. TRUCKS SUCH
AS DUMP

TRUCKS THAT CARRY
ADDITIONAL WEIGHT TH
AT IS NOT NOR
MALLY FOUND ON A “RO
AD
READY” T
RUCK ARE

NOT PERMITTED IN THI
S CLASS.

3.

TRUCKS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE CAPABLE OF BEI
NG DRIVEN ON THE
HIGHWAY REGULARLY AN
D MUST BE CAPABLE OF

PULLING A
TRAILER.

4.

TANDEM AXLES ONLY, N
O SINGLE AXLES ARE

PERMITTED.
LIFT AXLES
ARE PERMITTED BUT MU
ST REMAIN OFF THE GR
OUND A
T ALL TIMES.

5.

CTTP

WILL SUPPLY

A HITCH FOR USE BY A
NY OWNER T
HAT DOES NOT
HAVE THEIR OWN. HITC
H MUST WORK FROM THE

5TH WHEEL WITH
THE 5TH WHEEL BETWEE
N THE TWO REAR AXLES
. THE HITCH MUST BE
ADJUSTED TO A HEIGHT

DETERMINED BY TRACK
CREW.

6.

USE OF AIR BAGS IS
PERMITTED; HOWEVER N
O AIR MAY BE ADDED
WHILE THE TRUCK IS H
OOKED TO THE SLED.
HITCH HEIGHT MUST BE

CHECKED WITH AIRBAGS

FULLY INFLATED.
HITCH MUST REMAIN TH
E
SAME HEIGHT FROM STA
RT TO FINISH.

7.

CHAINING OR BLOCKING

OF DRIVE AXLES IS NO
T PERMITTED.

8.

SINGLE T
URBO ONLY EXCEPT FOR

FACTORY INSTALLED TW
IN TURBO
CHARGERS.

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9.

NO ETHER, ALCOHOL, N
ITROUS OR OTHER COMB
USTIBLE LIQUID OR
MATERIAL MAY BE INJE
CTED INTO ANY PART O
F THE AIR INTAKE
SYSTEM.

10.

PUMP DIESEL FUEL IS
THE ONLY FUEL PERMIT
TED IN THIS CLASS.

11.

MAXIM
UM ENG
INE RPM ALLOWED WILL

BE 23
00 RPM, VERIFIED ON
THE
VEHICLE TACHOMETER A
T TECH. INSPECTION.







































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