’16 Demo Derby & Figure 8 Rules

2016 FLAMBORO SPEEDWAY
4 CYLINDER FIGURE 8 DEMO DERBY
SATURDAY APRIL 23rd Enduro + Figure 8
SUNDAY JUNE 26th Enduro + Figure 8
SUNDAY AUG. 28th Enduro + Figure 8
SUNDAY OCT. 23rd Enduro + Figure 8 + Mini smash.

PITS OPEN AT 10 A.M.FRONT GATES OPEN AT 12RACING AT 2
FRONT GATE ADMISSION – $15PIT GATE ADMISSION – $20
NO ENTRY FEE, JUST PIT GATE ADMISSION OF $20
$350 to win $150 for 2nd

DISCLAIMER: The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for the orderly conduct of Enduro race at Flamboro Speedway. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF OR THE COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES 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. The Technical Inspector (s) or Director of Racing Operations shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of these specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his / her opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the Director of Racing Operations or his / her appointee. Their decision is final. It is the responsibility of each competitor to read, understand and comply with these rules as written. Flamboro Speedway officials are authorized to decide if an equipment change or addition is an attempt to circumvent these rules or provide an unfair advantage. FS officials can and will disqualify any entry in violation of the spirit and intent of these rules. Decisions will be based on common sense, consistency, impartiality and fairness. If there is disagreement or dispute regarding the meaning, interpretation, or application of these rules, FS officials’ decisions shall prevail. If these rules do not specifically say that you can add, change, or modify something, then you should consider that addition, change or modification illegal. Any questions about the legality of an addition or modification not covered by these rules must be answered by FS officials in writing, and their decision is final. Flamboro Speedway reserves the right to alter or amend these rules at any time in the interests of safety, cost control or fair competition. The safety of each racecar and all equipment is the complete responsibility of the driver/owner, and the driver/owner acknowledges this responsibility by participating in any racing activity at Flamboro Speedway.

General Info– Get a 4 cylinder car strip it out, tie doors shut and go have fun! – Races will be run on front straightway. Must stay within boundaries. No caution flags. Red flag only if unsafe situation occurs.– Any unsafe situations the race will be temporarily stopped with red flag.– Any driver that is considered to intentional hit driver’s door will be disqualified and not allowed to continue.– Verbal abuse or inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. No further warning will be given. If violated, the team may be disqualified.– The safety of each car and all equipment is the complete responsibility of the driver/owner, and the driver/owner acknowledges this responsibility by participating in any activity at Flamboro Speedway.– Any cars with illegal parts or unapproved modifications will be disqualified.– Drivers must be 16 years of age. Under 18 years of age, an insurance document (parental consent form) must be signed by both parents and/or legal guardians and filed with Flamboro Speedway.– Drivers or their crews will not consume alcoholic beverages at any time prior to or during an event. Use, sale, or distribution of illegal drugs at any time shall be cause for immediate and indefinite suspension. Participation by a team member in either activity will result in disqualification with loss of earnings for that event.– If you are not sure of anything on your car check with an official before the race.– Any car that is excessively rusted or battered that it is unsafe will not be allowed to compete.– Red flag : All cars must stop in a safe manner.– Black flag: If the Black Flag is waved for you it means you are disqualified for rough driving or car is unsafe to continue and must stop immediately.

2016 Figure 8 Demo derby Official Specifications/Safety
– An approved DOT full-face helmet must be worn in all race events.– Helmet must be in good condition.– Entrants must wear a proper fitting DOT approved helmet with proper identification in good condition.– seat belt must be in good condition.– Entrants must wear gloves, long sleeves and long pants. Racing suit recommended. Fireproof gloves recommended.– All cars must have a push off pull on type switch to shut off electric fuel pump mounted on the roof if the fuel pump is not run on a stock relay.– Roll bar allowed must be secure.
–Any bracing allowed in interior of car must be secure and padded.
–Padding inside of drivers door recommended.
–Air bags must be removed or wires unplugged or cut. Recommend disconnecting battery when working with air bags.
Cars Permitted, Any 4 cylinder car.– 2 door, 4-door sedan, hatch back or wagon. No trucks, vans, or SUV.
Car Prep– Doors must be tied with seat belts or welded or bolted or chained or wired shut.
–Flat or bevelled plate, C channel cut on angle with sharp corners or tubing allowed on outside of doors must be secure with minimum 6 bolts with big washers, no sharp edges. No sharp bolts or threaded rod sticking outward.
– Hood can be wired, tied with seat belts, hood pins, chained or bolted shut.– Hood must have a minimum 15″ hole. No hole required if quick release.– Sunroof can remain or sunroof must be replaced with metal.– Hatch or trunk lid can be removed.– Wheel arches can be trimmed for wheel clearance.– All glass and flammable material must be removed with the exception of stock windshield and wiring.– Dashboard and passenger seat can be removed or can remain.– Stock steering column only.– All taillights headlights, trim, must be removed.
–If windshield is removed must have secure bar or chain in centre of windshield area and mesh in front of driver.
NO VULGAR Writing or Pictures allowed.
Battery– Under hood allowed must be secure and covered with floor mat or rubber.– Battery can be moved and must be securely mounted to floor. If not secure will have to be moved back under the hood.– Must be in a spill proof container or covered with air bag.
Bumpers
– Bumpers can be from another 4 cylinder car allowed but cannot be wider that original bumper (no sharp edges). Plates allowed to be welded to hold on bumper in front of rad cradle. No homemade bumpers. Rear bumper is optional. Rear bumper must be removed or chained or wired so it won’t fall off.
Fuel Tank– Original gas tank in original position under rear floor allowed. Must havesecure straps and no leaks. Extra straps recommended. Skid plate under tank allowed.

– Gas tank can be replaced with a steel fuel tank with a maximum capacity of eight gallons or racing fuel cell. Must be placed were the rear seat was. Must have metal firewall or air bag cover.– No stock tanks under trunk. Must be placed were the rear seat was. Must have metal firewall or air bag cover.– Must be securely mounted with a minimum of two straps 1″ x 1/8″bolted down.– No stock tanks under trunk.– Rubber fuel line cannot run inside the car interior.– No leaking fuel lines.– Steel fuel filters only (no plastic filters).
Brakes– Brakes must be working.
Wheels and Tires– Any steel or aluminum rims. – DOT Street tires only.
– Inner liners, tubes and doubled tires allowed. – Hubcaps and wheel weights must be removed.
Suspension– Springs must be stock or stockreplacement.– Weak or rusty parts can be reinforced..– Lower sub frame can have a 1″ x 2″ brace welded side to side.
Cooling System– No anti-freeze. WATER ONLY.– Cooling system must be flushed with water.– Any automobile radiator allowed. Radiator can be removed– Any electric fan allowed.
Engine– Must be 4 cylinder.– Any exhaust allowed, must not blow on gas tank. Header allowed. Must not point toward other drivers.
Differentials– Locked rear ends allowed. – Factory limited slip allowed.– Factory Posi-track differentials allowed.
Technical Inspection: Flamboro Speedway reserves the right to perform technical inspection on and car at any time. Cars to be inspected MUST proceed immediately to the Tech Inspection area after exiting the race track. No team members are allowed to touch or remove any part of the race car without receiving prior approval of the Head Tech Official. Cars (with Driver) must enter the tech area as instructed by inspectors. The team is responsible for preparing only the area(s) of the race car for inspection as requested by the HEAD TECH OFFICIAL in a timely manner; Any participant (team) who refuses to allow tech officials to inspect their car at any time or follow inspection directions and procedures will be subject to the following: Immediate disqualification from the event. Loss of prize money for that event.

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Flamboro Speedway

OFFICIAL 2016 DEMOLITION DERBY RULES & REGULATIONS

 

DISCLAIMER: The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for the orderly conduct of demo derby at Flamboro Speedway. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF OR THE COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES 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. The Technical Inspector (s) or Director of Racing Operations shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of these specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his / her opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the Director of Racing Operations or his / her appointee. Their decision is final. It is the responsibility of each competitor to read, understand and comply with these rules as written. Flamboro Speedway officials are authorized to decide if an equipment change or addition is an attempt to circumvent these rules or provide an unfair advantage. FS officials can and will disqualify any entry in violation of the spirit and intent of these rules. Decisions will be based on common sense, consistency, impartiality and fairness. If there is disagreement or dispute regarding the meaning, interpretation, or application of these rules, FS officials’ decisions shall prevail. If these rules do not specifically say that you can add, change, or modify something, then you should consider that addition, change or modification illegal. Any questions about the legality of an addition or modification not covered by these rules must be answered by FS officials in writing, and their decision is final. Flamboro Speedway reserves the right to alter or amend these rules at any time in the interests of safety, cost control or fair competition. The safety of each car and all equipment is the complete responsibility of the driver/owner, and the driver/owner acknowledges this responsibility by participating in any racing activity at Flamboro Speedway.

Drivers must wear clean, long-sleeved clothing. Protective eye goggles or a face shield are strongly encouraged. All entrants must wear a proper fitting SNELL or DOT approved racing helmet at all times. Racing suits made of fire retardant material are recommended..No half helmets

IMPORTANT: There is to be no consumption of alcohol or drugs by any driver or crew member.

 

OFFICIAL 2016 CAR SPECIFICATIONS

***CARS MUST BE STOCK – ALL EXCEPTIONS ARE NOTED – READ CAREFULLY***

MINI SMASH CARS: Any stock four cylinder hardtop coupe, sedan or station wagon is allowed. Any stock six cylinder under 107.5″ wheelbase hardtop coupe, sedan or station wagon is allowed.   Cars that have already been used in another competition may be disqualified if they are considered to be too battered and unsafe. No all wheel drives, convertibles, 4x4’s, hearses, Jeeps, limousines or trucks.

Cars built to local fair mini smash rules will be allowed. No mixing of rules.

APPEARANCE: Drivers door must be painted white and free of lettering. If you have been pre-assigned a number, paint this number on both doors in a contrasting color before coming to the event. Lettering must be in good taste.

 

BATTERY: Battery must be covered with a quality, non-flammable cover or box and installed in a secure location. Battery must be securely fastened. Battery may be placed in the passenger side foot well. Two 12-volt batteries allowed.

BRAKES: Cars must have operating brakes.

BUMPERS: Bumpers cannot be reinforced. Bumper ends may cut off and bent in (no sharp edges). No special bumpers. If bumpers are removed, remove any remaining spears. Remove trailer hitch and all brackets. Any car bumper allowed no wider than stock bumper. Bumper seam welding allowed. No reinforcing or stuffing anything in bumper. Plate steel welded to frame allowed to hold bumper on (rad cradle forward only).

DOORS: Doors may be chained, strapped, welded or wired shut. It is strongly recommended that the driver and passenger doors be reinforced. Outside: Flat Bar only no greater than 12” wide.. Bevel allowed. Reinforcements must be bolted on, no solid welding of the flat bar. No C-Channel or Angle Iron. Bolted with no more than four (6) ½ inch bolts and welded for one (1) inch every twelve (12) inches. Bolts cannot point outward and cannot have sharp edges. Inside: Drivers door and passenger door allowed minimum 1.75″x .095″ tubing mounted on inside of doors and securely fastened to floor or roll bar or seat bar and dash bar. The reinforcing material may not extend more than eight (8) inches past either end of the front doors. Drivers door bar must be padded. It is recommended that the reinforcements be covered with high quality roll bar padding.

ELECTRICAL UNITS: Solenoid, voltage regulator, and computer electronics may be relocated provided they remain forward of the fire wall and under the hood.

ENGINE: Engines must be stock for car used not modified. Engine may be secured to the frame by any method providing it does not strengthen other components. Engines modified for performance racing are not permitted. Carb/intake/distributor/coil pack /oil filter/ shifter protector or cage will be allowed. Can not be used strengthen car. Must be minimum 1” space between firewall and any part of the cage or protector.

EXHAUST SYSTEM: Pipes may be in stock formation or pipes may extend straight up, through the hood. Pipes may not be aimed at other cars. Excessively smoking cars will be disqualified.

FAN BLADE: Metal blade fans must be removed or replaced with a plastic bladed fan that is completely shrouded. Shrouded electric fans are recommended. No clutch Fans!

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: All cars must be equipped with a dry chemical fire extinguisher (with gauge) that is within reach of driver.

FIREWALL: The firewall dividing the engine and the driver’s compartment must remain intact. All holes must be covered or filled by flame proof material, preferably metal. 2”min-4”max dash bar bracing permitted welded or bolted below windshield post. If bar is not secure it will be removed at the officials discretion.

FRAME: Frame and body mounts must remain stock. No reinforcing of body or frame. No stuffing frame with tubing or anything. Notching or cutting of the frame allowed.

GAS TANK: Stock gas tank must be removed from original position. If gas tank is in the sub frame (example 1998 or newer Honda Accord) tank can remain but must be drained and flushed with water. Steel tank 5 gallons or less or heavy duty plastic gas tank (custom, marine, motorcycle or snowmobile-style only) must be used. No jerry cans. Tank must be mounted in front of the rear axle. All caps, fittings and lines must be secure, leak proof and of high quality. Metal or rubber gas lines only, no plastic lines. No reserve tanks. Tank must be secured and bolted down by two minimum 1/8″ thick chains or minimum two 1″ metal straps and must be covered by a metal firewall or fireproof material (air bag) that completely shields the tank from the driver. Gas tank should be mounted where the back seat was located. Tank should be secured no more than eighteen (18) inches forward from the rear axle. Electric fuel pumps must be covered with fireproof material and have a clearly marked (contrasting colour of the surrounding area of the car) shut-off switch within reach of the driver and a secondary switch mounted on the outside roof above the driver within 12 inches of the top of the drivers door rear post..

If the car becomes too battered and the gas tank is in danger of being compromised you will be disqualified.


Floating gas tank protector allowed. Must only be attached to seat bar. Must be no less than 8″ from inside of doors, no less than 2″ from floor and rear firewall.

GLASS: All glass and plastic must be removed. Stock windshield allowed.

HOOD, TRUNK, & HATCHBACK: Hood must remain on car at all times. Minimal sized holes are permitted for the exhaust pipes. Hood, trunk and hatchback may be tied down in six positions only by using bolts, threaded rod, seat belt straps or no more than six (6) threads of wire on each tie down spot. Hood can be tied to the bumper. No welding permitted. No reinforcing. No flat bar or angle iron bolted or welded to hood, trunk or hatch. All latches must be removed. A hole in the hood is mandatory minimum 8 inches in diameter. Leave hood open until inspected. No welding of hood at all. Hatch or trunk lid can be welded shut.

IGNITION: Ignition switch may be altered as long as a key or toggle switch replaces on/off switches. Switch must be within sixteen (16) inches of steering wheel.

INTERIOR: All knobs, handles, decks, unnecessary upholstery or seats must be removed.

WINDSHIELD PROTECTIVE SCREEN: A protective bar or screen over the driver’s half of the windshield is mandatory if windshield is removed . Use one of the following 3 options: 1) heavy construction style with wire mesh; 2) lexan or Plexiglas sheets; or 3) upright steel bars. A racing type window net with quick release is recommended on drivers door but not mandatory. Any screen on drivers door must have a quick release, driver must be able to exit from driver’s side window opening.

RADIATOR & COOLING SYSTEM: Any automotive radiator. Radiator must remain in front of the engine in the stock position or be removed altogether. All antifreeze must be removed and replaced with water. Any automotive air conditioning condenser can be used. Condenser can be bolted or wired to rad cradle.

REAR ENDS: Locked or welded differentials will be allowed

REAR SEAT: Both seat cushions must be removed.

REAR WINDOW BAR: One rear window bar allowed in centre. Maximum 2″ O.D. welded to maximum 4″x4″ plate welded or bolted to roof and front edge of trunk lid. Cannot go to roll bar, tank protector or trunk floor.

ROLL BARS: Roll bar is recommended. Steel tubing minimum size 1.75” O.D.x .095 thickness to a maximum of 4” O.D. and be securely braced and fastened (bolted or welded) to the frame or unibody. Roll bar can run over the roof and be bolted or welded to the roof. No rear supports. Horizontal bar allowed door post to door post and must be bolted or welded and be very secure or it will have to be removed.

SEAT BAR: One bar directly behind front seat allowed. Must be secure or will have to be removed or car will not be allowed. Steel tubing minimum size 1.75” O.D.x .095 thickness to a maximum of 4” O.D. and be securely braced and fastened (bolted or welded) can be welded to door bars.

SEAT BELTS: Seat belt must be secure.

SUSPENSION: Vehicle must be factory soft. Shocks, coils, and leaf springs must be stock for the vehicle. No Spring spacers, frozen shocks or struts. “K” frame brace allowed side to side maximum 1″x2″x 1/4″ thick tubing. Tie rods can be reinforced with angle iron. Weak or rusty control arms can be reinforced.

TIRES: Tires must be street legal passenger (P), Light Truck (LT) or Trailer (ST) Must be DOT for street use. Maximum size of seventeen (17) inches. All season, snow, winter are allowed . Inner Liners and doubled tires are allowed. Inner tubes allowed. No studded tires allowed.

TRANSMISSION: Transmission may be interchanged but not modified, it must be factory stock. A direct shift linkage through the floor is permitted. Transmission coolers permitted but only if they are secured inside the engine compartment.

WHEELS & WHEEL WELLS: No welding of objects on wheels to protect air stems. Remove all wheel weights. Wheel wells may be cut or trimmed for wheel clearance only.

 

 

COMPETITION RULES

  1. No full speed deliberate head on collisions.
  2. No deliberate hitting of the driver’s door.
  3. Brakes must be working.
  4. All drivers must remain in the car at all times unless otherwise instructed by the Competition Director or Security.
  5. The sixty (60) second time limit between hard, competitive hits will be strictly enforced. Soft hits will not be counted and the count will not be reset. Exceeding the sixty (60) second time limit will result in disqualification.
  6. Any observed loss of helmet or release of seat belt (intentional or unintentional) will result in immediate disqualification.
  7. Any breach of the barriers/boundaries could result in disqualification.
  8. No drinking of alcoholic beverages allowed by drivers or crew members on the track or in any restricted area prior to the conclusion of the feature event. Drivers may be checked prior to each event. Any driver or crew member that is under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be immediately disqualified and subject to removal and/or arrest by Police.
  9. Fire extinguishers must be within reach of the driver. You will be disqualified if you do not have one.
  10. No sandbagging. You are required to make frequent, hard, competitive hits. Taking advantage of the sixty (60) second rule may result in a faster count or disqualification. If your car cannot be restarted, you are required to give the “kill signal” (fake slashing of the throat with one hand) to an Official.
  11. Cars must be driven professionally and responsibly at all times when not in competition. Operating in a manner which endangers the safety of others will result in removal from the grounds by the Police and a lifetime ban from all future events.
  12. There is to be no fighting or horseplay with other competitors. Do not approach any official during the course of an event when cars are competing.
  13. Cars on fire will be disqualified. However, at his discretion, the Competition Director may allow the driver to restart. If the fire restarts, the car will be disqualified.
  14. You will be disqualified if you ignore the instructions of a Flagman. If you refuse to stop, the race will be stopped and you will be required to evacuate the car. Refusal to do so will result in removal from the grounds by the Police and a lifetime banishment from all future events.

 

FLAG SIGNALS & RULES – PAY ATTENTION TO THE FLAGMEN

  • GREEN FLAG: The event has started. Go hit a car!
  • RED FLAG: All cars are required to stop in a safe manner immediately. You must remain stopped until the Green Flag is waved again.
  • BLACK FLAG: You are disqualified. Stop your car immediately.
  • CHECKERED FLAG: The event is over. All cars are required to stop in a safe manner immediately. The winner will be last car to make competitive hit.
  • POINTING TO THE ELBOW: Warning of an unintentional hit to another driver’s door. One more time and you will be disqualified.
  • POINTED BLACK FLAG: Warning. You are at risk of disqualification for your last action.
  • HORN OR SIREN: This signal will accompany a RED FLAG situation. Stop your car.