2013 RULE BOOK
NO EQUIPMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN APPROVED BY REASON OF HAVING PASSED THROUGH INSPECTION UNOBSERVED OR PERMITTED PREVIOUS TO THE 2013 SEASON. THE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR SHALL DETERMINE AS TO WHETHER ANY TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION, DESIGN, OR INTERPRETATION OF ANY RULE SHALL BE ACCEPTED. DISALLOWANCE OF COMPETITION OR WEIGHT ADDITIONS TO NON CONFORMING CONSTRUCTION OR PARTS IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
OXFORD PLAINS SPEEDWAY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO UP-DATE, MODIFY, ADD, OR DELETE RULES AT ANY TIME IN THE INTEREST OF PROVIDING PARITY FOR ALL COMPETITORS. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS MAY BE MADE VIA OFFICIAL ENTRY REGISTRATION, TECHNICAL BULLETIN, OR MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT, WHICH AUTOMATICALLY AMENDS SPECIFICATIONS HEREIN. ALL CHANGES WILL BE POSTED.
4-CYLINDER PICKUP TRUCKS
10-1. All trucks must be neat appearing. Cars should be painted with contrasting colors and appropriate lettering and numbers.
10-2. Eligible models:
Regular cab trucks only. No extended, club or quad.
GM - S-10
Ford - Ranger
Dodge – Dakota
Toyota – Pick up
Nissan – Pick up
All other models must be approved by OPS before being permitted to compete.
10-3. 4 cylinder engines only. NO turbo or supercharged engines permitted.NO multi-port fuel injection permitted. OEM throttle body or carb only. Intake manifold must remain as manufactured.
10-4. Only two wheel drive trucks permitted. Rear end must be open or welded. No type of limited slip or ratcheting devices allowed. Front suspension must remain stock. Example: Toyota torsion bar must be a maximum of 7/8” diameter.
10-5. All glass must be removed, except the windshield. Windshield may be of Lexan type material. Must install a Lexan rear window.
10-6. All exhaust must run behind the driver and dump under the car. Minimum 15” long Glass pack design Functional mufflers are REQUIRED.
10-7. All doors must be welded shut. Hood must have pull pin fasteners. Tail gate must be welded shut.
10-8. Stock front and rear bumpers for make and model year must remain in place and have a minimum of two safety chains or straps.
10-9. Sun roofs must be removed and replaced with metal.
10-10. All body panels must remain stock for make and model year. No cutting of panels except for drivers door for roll bar clearance.
10-11. Aluminum racing seat mandatory Must be safely mounted in stock location. A support seat brace must be installed at the rear of the seat.
10-12. Original stock floor boards must remain in place, any holes will be covered with sheet metal. Floor upholstery must be removed.
10-13. Batteries must remain under hood and be covered.
10-14. Stock fuel tank must be replaced with small fuel cell or boat tank and be located in the bed section of the truck, centered front to back and side to side over the rear end.
10-15. Everything about the truck must remain stock for year, make, and model except where noted in the above rules. Engine and transmission must be stock. Stock rear end may be locked.
10-16. Tires must be DOT type radial, same size, same number, 60 or 70 series only.
Factory steel 14 inch wheel or white spoke required. No racing wheels permitted. One inch lug nuts permitted. Offset may not exceed1/2 of wheel width bead to bead (i.e. Five inch wheel must be 2 3/8 inches maximum offset measured from the front or back). Seven inch maximum wheel width.
10-17. Stock dash frame must remain in place, but can be covered with sheet metal.
Steering wheel centers be padded. Quick release steering wheel permitted, but must be mounted to a stock steering column. Installation must be approved. All sections of the roll bars within the range of the driver must be padded.
10-18. Window nets are mandatory. 5-point seat belt harness mandatory.
10-19. A working fire extinguisher must be within reach of the driver and mounted on the right side of the truck.
10-20. 2 (two) 48" pipes may be added from the rear of the roof halo back.
10-21 Weight - All trucks must weigh a minimum of 2600 pounds with 54% left side weight with the driver after the race.
10-22 Truck bed may be “tinned over” minimum 22 gauge steel. Must have a 2’x2’ access door over the fuel cell.
10-23 Mandatory driver safety equipment required is as follows. Full Fire suit to include two piece or one piece design. Snell 95 minimum racing helmet. Driver safety gloves. Highly recommended safety equipment includes racing shoes as well as driver head/neck safety device.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COMPETITOR TO OBTAIN AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE CURRENT RULES PERTAINING TO THE DIVISION IN WHICH HE/SHE CHOOSES TO PARTICIPATE.
The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the conditions for all events, and by participating in these events all participants are deemed to have obtained and read, and understood a copy of the current rules, and complied with these rules.
Note: Be sure if printing rules to print on white paper so as there is no confusion. These rules are depicted in black with this note and the original notice paragraph in red, if in fact you sense any coloration of gray your best suggestion would be to get a new print cartridge!
NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE GUIDELINES AND/OR REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator, or official.