In keeping with Salem Speedway’s commitment to maintaining proper balance in the competition arena, it may be necessary for Salem Speedway to make rule changes and/or rule modifications from time to time.  Such changes are designed to enhance close competition.  For competitive balance, Salem Speedway reserves the right to change, modify, delete or add to any guidelines as deemed necessary throughout the season.

Rules Updated March 16, 2020

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ELIGIBLE CARS
1. Any 1965 - 1988 American made sedans only. No station wagons or convertibles. No Camaros, Mustangs or pony type cars.
CHASSIS
1. Minimum wheelbase 108”.
2. Frame must be OEM and match make of car. No boxing or bending to alter frame. X-ing of frame is permitted. Notching of cross members for fuel pump is allowed. Box tubing allowed for replacement of rear frame rails. Must have stock mounting points for all suspension. Any chassis equipped with a stock panhard bar is not allowed. Rear frame must maintain OEM stock mounting locations and brackets for upper, lower trailing arms and front of leaf springs. (GM cars top front trailing arms may be no wider than 30-inches at frame mounting – measured to the outside).
3. Maximum tread width for front and rear of car measured from outside of tires at spindle height is 77”.
4. Engine setback: Farthest forward sparkplug must align or be in front of centerline of ball joint on left upper control arm.
5. Engine must be centered on chassis side-to-side.
6. Ground clearance for lowest part of frame, other than cross member, is a minimum of 5-inches.
7. Unibody cars must be constructed in approved manor.
8. Cars not meeting guidelines subject to rear percentage penalty.

SUSPENSION & BRAKES
1. No aluminum parts (calipers, rotors, hubs, etc.).
2. Coleman brake rotors and hubs allowed on front. Lightened or sculpted brake rotors are not allowed. Must use single piston OEM style steel calipers.
3. Factory OEM lower front control arms only. Tubular upper control arms permitted, bushings shaft only, no bearings. Nonadjustable replacement ball joints only. After market bushings permitted.
4. Factory spindles and hubs only. No altering, chopping or lightening spindles and hubs in any form. Spindles must be the same on both sides. Steering components must remain stock for that make and model car.
5. Sway Bar: Stock location. May be adjusted at the frame. Maximum size 1.250”. No heim joints. No spline bars. No rear sway bars allowed.
6. One steel nonadjustable shock per wheel. Maximum cost of shock $150. Any shock determined to have a new price of more than $150 will be subject to $150 claim. No machined body (late model style) smooth or threaded shocks allowed. No Schrader valve. No bump stops. Travel indicator required. Shock claim format TBA.
7. Springs must be in original location. No pigtail springs. Springs must set on unaltered lower A-frame pocket. Spring wire maximum diameter: Front .860, Rear .650. Minimum 800 lbs. front springs. No coil bind, no bump stops. Weight jacks permitted. No more than one spring rubber allowed per spring.
8. Stock cast iron brake calipers only. Pedals and master cylinder must be positioned in stock location. No floor mounted pedals. No recirculation systems.
9. Floater rear-ends mandatory. No ball bearing spline hubs. Gear ratio no lower than 4.78. All mounts in stock location.
10. Rear upper, lower or any other control arms for rear suspension must be stock OEM or aftermarket replacement. Must be made of steel construction. Cars with leaf springs must have springs mounted in stock location.

INTERIOR

1. Cars must have front and rear firewall between the driver, engine compartment and fuel cell area. Front firewall must be made of steel and resemble OEM firewall the full width and length. 8-inches is the maximum distance allowed from the furthest back sparkplug to the front of firewall. Crush panels may be made of aluminum and attach to outer body.
2. Rear firewall must be enclosed with sheet metal. No other decking allowed.
3. Floorpan must be made of steel horizontal from side-to-side and from front firewall to back of roll cage. Driveshaft tunnel cannot be 8-inches higher than left floorpan or 35-inches from top of car to top of driveshaft tunnel. No angling floorpans or decking between Front firewall and rear of roll cage.
4. Crush panels may be made of aluminum but cannot be utilized in such a manner to cool tires or duct air to rear tires.
5. No air ducts or air louvers in or out of interior or decking.

BODIES
1. All bodies must be securely mounted. Hood and trunk must be mounted flush not to let air in or out.
2. Cars must maintain stock body appearance and window frame dimensions (see weight penalties). Body and frame must be the same make. See body diagram for dimensions.
3. Body appearance must be the same on both sides of car.
4. Complete bumper to bumper steel body must remain intact. No louvers or holes allowed in any panel or bumper. Approved stock appearing nose and tail mandatory (1984-1987 Monte Carlo), must be AP or Five Star. Any other nose and tail pieces must be approved by Tech Director. Hood and fenders may not be lower than nose piece.
5. All body panels must remain factory OEM specifications. Cars not retaining stock OEM quarters or Five Star equivalent quarters, body lines and top body contour are subject to weight penalties. Deck lid can be no more than one degree less than level at any time – Measured from lower corner of C pillar on quarter descending to the leading edge of rear bumper. Use of fiberglass hood permitted. Five Star stock appearing Monte Carlo roof (stock #601-5112/601-5102) is permitted with weight penalty. Deck lid may be no lower than quarter panels at any point. Body sides must have upper definition lines. Lexan rub rails permitted.
6. Fenders must be cut for tire clearance (1-inch minimum).
7. No spoiler or scoops, either stock or after market. Minimum ground clearance 6-inches at any side body point. Side skirts must be flat. No aero skirts. 5-inch minimum ground clearance for the nose. (See unapproved body alterations in weight penalty deductions and additions).
8. 24” high x 3” numbers must be displayed on both sides and on roof and must be readable from outside of track. A 6” number must also be displayed on upper right-hand of windshield.
9. Windshield and glass – see Safety #4.
10. Salem Speedway reserves the right to assess weight and/or percentage penalties for body infractions at the discretion of the Tech Director.

TRANSMISSION
1. (A) Automatic transmission with stock OEM type working torque converter minimum 10-inches. (B) Standard transmission, 3 or 4 speeds, with OEM case, external linkage, and OEM standard ratios will be allowed to compete. Must use a steel blow proof bell housing if using stock type clutch. 7 ¼” or larger metallic mini clutch will be allowed and may use an aluminum bell housing. Starters must mount in stock location. A hydraulic throw out bearing will be allowed.
2. No transmission coolers in driver compartment.

WHEELS & TIRES
1. 8" maximum steel racing wheels only. Wheel mounted bleeders only. No wheel mounted fans or cooling devices allowed.
2. Track tires only, Hoosier Comanche 27.5-8.0-15 or 26.5-8.0-15. Must start race on tires used for qualifying.
3. No tire softeners of any kind.
4. All cars must have 1/2” studs and 1” lug nuts minimum. Stud must pass all the way through the lug nut.

ENGINES
Engine Options:
(A) 360 CI or smaller with 2 barrel and headers.
(B) 360 CI or smaller with 4 barrel and headers.
(C) 360 to 410 CI with 2 barrel and headers.
(D) 360 to 410 CI with 4 barrel and exhaust manifold.
1. Must be same as corporate manufacture. GM to GM, Ford to Ford.
2. SHORT BLOCK: A. Block - Must be stock or OEM replacement. B. Engine Displacement - Bore can be up to 4.165. Maximum cubic inch displacement 410. C. Components - 1. Pistons: Can be forged aluminum. Rod: No aluminum or titanium rods. Must be steel connecting rod. 3. Crankshafts: Stock or OEM replacement.
4. HEAD: Cast iron straight or angled sparkplug, stock valve angle (23-degree Chevy) intake runner height and exhaust bolt pattern. Heads on other manufactures must be approved. OEM or replacement heads. Steel or stainless-steel valves only.
5. ROCKER ARMS: OEM stamped steel or roller type only. NO shaft type. Yella Terra brand pedestal mount rockers permitted.
6. CAMS: Hydraulic or solid flat tappet lifters only. Standard shape. No rollers. No billet camshafts. No belt drive timing systems. Maximum lift 550.
7. EXHAUST MANIFOLDS: Must retain factory stock exhaust flange. Cast iron manifold only - no steel or stainless steel. 3” exhaust tubing maximum. Tubing may be oval shape for clearance. Pipes MAY be connected by equalizer tube or by crossing. Pipes must exit to right side of car in front of right rear wheel. No flex pipe. Exhaust pipes cannot extend outside of body panels.
8. HEADERS: Headers are allowed with the following conditions – With use of gauge legal 2-barrel carburetor only. Headers must be manufactured (Schoenfeld, Dynatech, Patriot, etc.) not custom built. 1 5/8” maximum tube (no steps). Collector 3” maximum (no merge collectors) exiting along each side of engine inside of each frame rail. No stainless, no tri-y, no 180, no coatings. Must reduce into 2 ½” pipe with no connecting pipe in any way to exit end. Pipes MAY NOT be connected by equalizer tube or by crossing. Pipes must exit to right side of car in front of right rear wheel. No flex pipe. Exhaust pipes cannot extend outside of body panels.
9. INTAKE MANIFOLDS: Cast iron or aluminum intakes. Dual plane Intake: Maximum floor to carb flange measurement is 4.250-inches. Plenum may be cut where center divider remains. Divider can be no lower than .500” below top surface of intake. See weight penalties for aluminum intake.
10. DISTRIBUTOR: HEI type with stock appearing cap and coil only. Aftermarket modules allowed. Rev limiter module may be required for special conditions and cars not meeting specifications. Distributor and coil must remain as one unit. No remote coils. No ignition boxes.
11. CARBURETOR: One stock production Holley #4412 two-barrel 500 CFM (to NASCAR specifications). Carburetor must retain factory finish and color. Choke horn may be removed, no cutting, grinding or relieving of any kind. Absolutely stock. CARBURETOR EXCEPTION - Four barrel 4150 or 4160 series (Holley single pump 30cc with a single primary squirter only and vacuum secondary. No billet center section. No external adjustable metering plates. Main body of carburetor must be equipped with one annular discharge booster or barrel (as per Holley 4150 series) centered in each of the venturies for fuel distribution – no other form of distribution will be allowed inside of the carburetor.
12. SPACER PLATE: One 1 ¼” maximum space plate measured with the gaskets from the bottom.
13. AIR CLEANER: 1- round 14" x 4" maximum air filter. An aluminum airbox will be allowed. Top part may not be shrouded, and width may not be any wider than inside leading edge of valve covers.
14. FUEL: Racing gas or E-85 only. No oxygenated gasoline additives or methanol allowed.
15. FUEL LINE: Must run direct from fuel cell to fuel pump to carburetor. No coiling of fuel line. No cool cans. Fuel line run through right side of driver’s compartment must be encased in a 1" outside diameter steel tube.
16. No electric fuel pumps.
17. COOLING: Radiator, water pump and pulleys may be aluminum.
18. Made for racing valve covers and oil pan allowed. Valve covers may be aluminum. Steel oil pan only.
19. Starter must be mounted in stock location.

WEIGHT
1. 3250 lb. base weight. (See Deductions and Additions below).
2. Cars must be at required weight at all times – no tolerance. 56.0% maximum left side weight. 46.0% maximum rear weight. Exception: 57.0% maximum left side weight if wheelbase is longer than 114 inches with stock engine position. 46.0% maximum rear weight.
3. Weight penalties may be assessed for use of unapproved parts.

DEDUCTIONS

Engine Option (A) 50 lbs.
Factory floor pan 25 lbs.
Perimeter roll cage 25 lbs.
Dual plane intake 25 lbs.

LEFT SIDE PERCENTAGE PENALITY
Cars not conforming to Salem Speedway
body specifications...Deduct 1% left side weight

ADDITIONS
Manual transmission 25 lbs.
Engine Option (B) 25 lbs.
Engine Option (D) 25 lbs.
Aftermarket master cylinders 25 lbs.
Serpentine belt drive or Gilmore 25 lbs.
An open plenum air gap intake 25 lbs.
Five-Star fiberglass roof 25 lbs.
Fabricated firewall 25 lbs.
Unapproved body alterations 50 lbs. (per infraction)
Unapproved body alterations might also be penalized by raising front nose
clearance from 5-inches to higher measurement.

PIT EQUIPMENT
1. No more than two impacts, two hoses and one hydraulic jack, manually operated by a handle (no air over hydraulic, electric or other) may be used during pit stops. Maximum fuel can size allowed is 11 gals. No Cool Down/Water Circulation Units allowed in pits.
SAFETY
1. All cars must have a minimum of a 4-point roll cage made of 1-3/4" x .095 tubing. Two points in front of driver and two behind. Also, must have gussets measuring 3" diagonally welded where the pipe meets the frame; one per pipe. Three door bars or an "X" structure spanning the door area on the right side mandatory. No offsetting cages. 3X4” box tubing is allowed alongside of frame rail (inside body panels). Cage must be welded in a professional manor and is subject to approval by Tech personnel.
2. All cars must have a door plate 3/16" thick 12" high that runs from door post to door post fastened with no less than 6 1/2" bolts. If full approved cage, the plate may be on inside of door skin.
3. Aluminum seat is mandatory and must be mounted on a loop connected to the cage.
4. All glass must be removed with the exception of the windshield and quarter glass. The left side of the windshield must have 3 equally spaced 1/2" box tubing reinforcement bars. "Lexan" will be allowed as a substitute for factory windshield.
5. A fuel cell with foam is mandatory with a maximum capacity of 22 gallons. Fuel cell must be enclosed in a full steel can, surrounded by two steel straps and mounted in a secure fashion. A bar may be added between frame rails to protect fuel cell.
6. Interior must be free from debris and flammable materials. No glass, factory seats, etc.
7. Batteries must be securely mounted and covered with non-flammable material, whether in the driver’s compartment or in the trunk area.
8. All lead must be painted white with car number in contrasting color. All lead must be securely fastened. No lead in driver compartment.
9. All cars must have two safety loops around drive shaft.
10. Window nets are mandatory, no homemade or string nets. Must have quick release latch, latching mechanism must be mounted on the top left side of the window. Window net must be welded to the roll bars, not the body.
11. Resilient padding designed for roll bars must be used on any part of the roll cage that can be reached by any extremity of the driver.
12. Snell 2010 or newer helmet mandatory with sticker visible for inspection.
13. Mandatory Safety Neck Restraint (Hans, strap type, etc.). Neck Collars will not be sufficient on the half-mile track.
14. Clean, fire retardant driver uniform and racing gloves mandatory for fire protection.
15. All competing teams must possess a working fire extinguisher. 10 lb. minimum. Extinguisher must be marked with car number.
16. Mandatory 5-point 3" wide seat belts with shoulder harness, mounted to the roll cage, no floor mounted belts! Belts can be no older than 3 years. Sternum strap optional.
17. All cars must have a manufactured center steering wheel pad.
18. Radio communication permitted.
It is your responsibility to see that your car is legal. No equipment will be considered as having been approved by reason of having passed through tech inspection unobserved.
In keeping with Salem Speedway’s commitment to maintaining proper balance in the competition arena, it may be necessary for Salem Speedway to make rule changes and/or rule modifications from time to time. Such changes are designed to enhance close competition. For competitive balance, Salem Speedway reserves the right to change, modify, delete or add to any guidelines as deemed necessary throughout the season.

ALL RULES SUBJECT TO INTERPRETATION OF SALEM SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS
These rules are subject to change as conditions warrant without notice. All general guidelines for participants; including Guidelines Disclaimer, Safety, Racing Rules, Conduct, Substance Abuse Policy, Official Decisions, etc.; listed in the 2019 Salem Speedway “Official Rules and Regulations” book apply unless otherwise stated in these rules. All cars will display a one- or two-digit number series (0-99) as assigned. No duplicate numbers allowed. Numbers reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis with a $30 Number Registration Fee. 2020 numbers guaranteed until Feb. 15, 2021.

 

 

Updated Sept. 12, 2019

  1. Snell 2010 or newer helmet is mandatory.
  2. Clean, full driving suit and racing gloves required (Nomex recommended).
  3. 4-point roll cage mandatory.  1-3/4”x.095 tubing.  Two points in front of the driver and two behind.  Cage must be welded in a professional manner and is subject to approval by tech personnel.  Resilient padding designed for roll bar use must be installed on any cage member that can be reached by any extremity of driver while normally seated with restraints fastened.
  4. Side plate for driver’s door is mandatory.  Must be 12” high post to post, ¼” minimum thickness and fastened with six ½” bolts or welded to the cage.
  5. Fuel cell with foam is mandatory (maximum 22 gallons).  Fuel cell must be enclosed in a full steel can, surrounded by two steel straps and mounted in a secure fashion.  Rear hoop must be attached to frame in trunk section of car for fuel cell protection (min. 1-1/2” tubing).
  6. Exhaust pipes cannot extend outside of body panels.
  7. A full windshield is mandatory (Lexan recommended). Three vertical bars, a minimum of ¼” thick, must be welded to the cage between the driver and the windshield.  Quarter glass permitted, but must not obstruct access to driver.  All other glass must be removed.
  8. Aluminum racing seat, approved seatbelt and harness are required.  Steering wheel pad required.  Air ducts to driver and cooling systems allowed.
  9. Firewalls must be in place in front and behind driver.  Battery must be properly encased.
  10. Driver’s side window net is mandatory (must be securely mounted to roll cage).  No homemade or string nets.
  11. Lead weight must be painted white with car # clearly displayed on weight. Secured with a minimum of two 7/16” bolts. No weight in driver compartment.

 

  1. Car must be American made, 1960 to 1988 or an approved stock appearing body.  No convertibles, station wagons or pickups.  Minimum wheel base 108”.
  2. 3200 lb. base weight with driver after race (See Weight Deductions and Penalties at end of these rules).
  3. Automatic transmission with OEM type working torque converter. To be eligible for special award (TCI) you must notify tech that you are utilizing an automatic transmission in the race.  No oil coolers in driver’s compartment. 
  4. Standard transmissions, 3 or 4 speeds (GM transmissions must have shifter and linkage on the outside), with OEM standard ratios.  Must use a steel blow proof bell housing if using stock type clutch.  7 ¼” or larger metallic mini clutch will be allowed and may use aluminum bell housing.  Starters must mount in stock location.  A hydraulic throw out bearing will be allowed.  See weight penalties and deductions. 
  5. 8” maximum racing wheels allowed. No wheel mounted fans or cooling devices allowed.  Only tires allowed are - Hoosier F, G or H 10-15 Comanche (27.5-8.0-15 or 26.5-8.0-15).  No plated tires (AEI, SST, etc.) allowed.  No softener or tire treatment of any kind (subject to testing).  No hub mounted fans allowed.  No ducts to cool tires allowed.  Only two tires per pit stop allowed per caution.  Tires will be marked at the start of the race.  Tire restrictions TBA.
  6. Stock OEM frames and sub-frames with OEM front lower mounts.  Cross member may be modified for fuel pump and exhaust.  Rear frame must maintain OEM stock mounting locations and brackets for upper, lower trailing arms and front of leaf springs.  (GM cars top front trailing arms may be no wider than 30-inches at frame mounting –measured to the outside).  Sub-frame/uni-body cars must retain factory floorpan or rocker panel (see below for weight penalty).  Stock suspension parts only (exception upper A-Frames may be tubular steel).  Cars must retain stock OEM spec parts.  A-frames, spindles, trailing arms and steering components must remain stock for that make and model of car with exception of Coleman brake rotors.  Coleman brake rotors and hubs allowed on front.  Lightened or sculpted brake rotors are not allowed.  Must use GM calipers.  Reinforced aftermarket axles mandatory - floater rear end allowed and recommended.  No c-clip style axles allowed.  Rear brakes mounted to rear axle tube only. No ball bearing drive plates. Any Chassis equipped with a stock panhard bar are NOT allowed.
  7. Sway bar: Stock location. May be adjusted at the frame.  Maximum size 1.250”.  No heim joints.  No spline bars.  No rear sway bars allowed.
  8. Maximum tread width for front and rear of car measured from outside of tires at spindle height is 77”.
  9. One steel non-adjustable shock per wheel, maximum cost of shock $150.  No machine body (late model style) smooth or threaded shocks allowed. No Schrader Valves. No adjusting shock gas pressure at the track. Salem Speedway reserves the right to claim any shock for $150.  Failure to surrender shock will result in automatic disqualification.  No bump stops on or inside of shock or on suspension.  Travel indicator required.  Minimum 800 lbs. front springs.  Springs must be in original location.  No pigtail springs.  Springs must set on unaltered lower A-frame pocket - No spacers made of aluminum or steel allowed.  Spring wire maximum diameter: Front  .860, Rear .650.  No coil bind.  Weight jacks permitted.
  10. Engines must be all cast iron: block and heads.  23 degree OEM style cylinder heads only.  Angle plug heads allowed with weight penalty (see below).  No roller cams.  Valve springs maximum seat pressure 150 lbs.  Roller rocker arms allowed.  Rocker arms can be stock configuration and stamped steel.   No shaft type.  Yella Terra brand pedestal mount rockers permitted.  Wet sump oiling only.  No aluminum parts except: radiator, water pump, front pulleys, carb spacer, valve covers, power steering bracket and reservoir.  Aluminum intake allowed with weight penalty (see below).
  11. Engine in stock location or the front left sparkplug must be no further back than to align with center of ball joint on left upper control arm.
  12. Two or four barrel carburetor only.  FOUR-BARREL – No double pumper.   #4150 or #4160 series Holley single pump vacuum secondary only.  Single squirter only.  Center squirter not allowed.  360 C.I. and larger engines must use exhaust manifolds with 2 ½” pipe – no connectors.  TWO-BARREL – Stock production Holly #4412 two-barrel 500 CFM to NASCAR specifications.  Choke horn may be removed.  For 360 C.I. engines and larger.  One spacer plate or one adapter, not over 11/4” inches including gaskets.  AIR CLEANER: one 14” maximum, front half may be shrouded.  No air duct hoses to air cleaner.  Distributor: HEI type or Ready To Run distributor with no ignition box.  Must remain as one unit.  After market coil and modules permitted.  Ignition boxes not permitted.  See weight deductions and penalties.  
  13. EXHAUST/Headers:  Cast iron manifolds 2 ½” maximum exit. Center dump manifolds must be 2 pipes (max. 2 ½” outer diameter) that must exit in front of the right rear tire. No stainless, no try-y, no 180, no coatings. Pipes may not be connected in any way.  X-pipe allowed with two-barrel carburetor if running a cast iron maniford.  Tubing may be oval shape for clearance.  Weight penalties for unapproved exhaust past the manifold.  No marine manifolds.  HEADERS: Headers are allowed with the following conditions – With use of gauge legal 2 barrel carburetor only.  Headers must be manufactured (Schoenfeld, Dynatech, Patriot, etc.) not custom built.  Collector 3” maximum (no merge collectors) exiting along each side of engine inside of each frame rail.  No stainless, no tri-y, no 180, no coatings.  Must reduce into 2 ½” pipe with no connecting pipe in any way to exit end.  Pipes MAY NOT be connected by equalizer tube or by crossing.  Pipes must exit to right side of car in front of right rear wheel.  No flex pipe.  Exhaust pipes cannot extend outside of body panels.
  14. Stock appearing steel bodies with stock dimensions and locations.  No xtreme oval or late model style bodies allowed.  Stock appearing nose and tail pieces (must be approved). Body appearance should be the same on both sides of car.  Fiberglass hoods allowed.  Five Star stock appearing Monte Carlo roof (stock #601-5112/601-5102) is permitted with weight penalty – see below.  Cars retaining stock OEM quarters or Five Star equivalent quarters, body lines and top body contour are eligible for weight deductions (See appearance weight allowance).  Deck lid can be no lower than quarter panels at any point.  Deck lid can be no more than one degree less than level at anytime – Measured from lower corner of C pillar on quarter descending to the leading edge of rear bumper.  Hood and trunk must be pinned or bolted down.  Windshield and windows – see #5 safety.  GM to GM, Ford to Ford.  Cars must have full fenders and hood.  Tail light and rear panel must be covered and no wider than stock appearing rear bumper cover.  Minimum ground clearance 6-inches at any side body point. 5-inch minimum ground clearance for the nose.  No holes or louvers permitted.  See weight deductions and penalties. See Salem Speedway body diagram on Great American Stock rules page.
  15. All cars must have stock firewall and floorpan in place.  Firewall must go from inside of left fender to inside of right fender and be full length.  See weight penalties below for fabricated firewall and floor pans.  No air ducts or air louvers in or out of interior or decking (exception from either side window to the driver).  Crush panels may be made of aluminum, but cannot be utilized in such a manner to cool tires or duct air to rear tires.
  16. No traction control devices of any kind allowed.
  17. No spoiler or scoops - stock or aftermarket allowed.
  18. Air ducts to front brakes permitted.  Electric fans not permitted in duct..
  19. PIT EQUIPMENT: No more than 2 impacts, 2 hoses and 1 hydraulic jack, manually operated by a handle (no air over hydraulic, electric or other) may be used during pit stop.  Maximum fuel can size allowed is 11 gals. No Cool Down/Water Circulation Units allowed in pits.
  20. Radio communication allowed.  Radio frequencies will be monitored.  No radio communication with scorer.
  21. Electronic scoring will be used, however One scorer mandatory per car.  Track is not responsible for finding a scorer.  200-laps using yellow and red flags.
  22. Numbers are first come, first serve.  No duplicate numbers.  After sending in your entry call the track at 812-883-6504 to confirm your number.  Number must be on race car day of race and LEGIBLE.  Numbers must be 24” high and a minimum of 3” wide on both doors and on the roof of car.  Roof number should face the outside of track.  A 6” high number must appear in the upper right hand corner of the windshield.
  23. Halloween 200 entry fee is $75 if received by Oct. 18, 2019.  Late entry $100.  Absolutely no checks accepted day of race (pit passes or entry).
  24. No entry refunds.  Promoter has the right to reject any entry or car from competing.  Rules are subject to change at official’s discretion and weight penalties may be added for rule infractions.
  25. Any disagreement over technical questions or operations will be resolved by the racing officials.  When their decision is rendered, such decision is final and binding.  Track officials will determine all finishing positions and their decision is final and non-litigate.

26.   Drivers are responsible for cleaning own pit area before leaving.  Charge for leaving parts or tires behind.

WEIGHT DEDUCTIONS AND PENALTIES:

3200 lb. base weight.  56% left side weight – checked after race.
Wheel base longer than 115” are allowed  57% left side weight – checked after the race.
45% rear weight for unapproved frame or uni-body construction - checked after the race.

DEDUCTIONS
Flat tappet hydraulic cam with
stamped steel rocker arms  …….………………………….……25 lbs.
Factory firewall…………………………………………………….... 25 lbs.
Stock upper A-frames……………………………………...……… 25 lbs.
Stock appearing body allowance……………………………….25 lbs. (Based on the parameters of rule # 1. under General Rules)
2-barrel carburetor……………………………..…………………..25 lbs.          

                     
Rear percentage deductions may be used in other instances

ADDITIONS
Standard Transmission………………………………….............……..   25 lbs.                                  
After Market floor mounted brake pedal & master cylinder… 25 lbs.                       
Fiberglass roof………………………………………………….................   25 lbs.
Non-factory floorplan with maximum 8” driveshaft tunnel….  25 lbs.
Improper exhaust from the collector………………………..........  35 lbs.
Improper wheel base penalty………………………………..........…..  50 lbs.
Air gap intake………………………………..……………….................….45 lbs.
4-arrel carburetor....................................................25 lbs.
Unapproved body parts and alterations………..………  start at 50 lbs. (To Tech Directors Discretion)

 

Weight or left side percentage penalties may be assessed at discretion of Tech Director for cars not in compliance with rules.

In keeping with Salem Speedway’s commitment to maintaining proper balance in the competition arena, it may be necessary for Salem Speedway to make rule changes and/or rule modifications from time to time.  Such changes are designed to enhance close competition.  For competitive balance, Salem Speedway reserves the right to change, modify, delete or add to any guidelines as deemed necessary at any time.

Salem Speedway Fueled by the Hoosier Lottery reserves the right to make corrections, update and/or make rule revisions prior to the Halloween 200 if needed.

It is your responsibility to see that your car is legal.  No equipment will be considered as
having been approved by reason of having passed through tech inspection unobserved.

 

1.- $5,000, 2.- $2,500, 3.- $2,000, 4.- $1,500, 5.- $1,000, 6.- $750, 7.- $650, 8.- $500, 9.- $450, 10.- $400, 11.- $375, 12.- $350,13.- $325, 14.- $300, 15.- $290, 16.- $280, 17.- $275, 18.- $270, 19.- $260, 20.- $250, 21 Thru 25 $200