2019 GENERAL MINI STOCK RULES:
1. No equipment on a racecar will be considered as having been approved because of having passed through inspection "unobserved". If this rulebook does not specifically state that a change, modification or addition is legal, then a competitor must consider that change, modification or addition as illegal. If a question arises about the legality of a change, modification or addition that is not covered in this rulebook, the question must be answered by Honor Speedway in writing, and that decision is final.
2. Registration: Mini stock drivers must turn in a fully paid and completed current year Registration Form with properly assigned car number and pit stall, as well as a current W-9 form prior to competing in any event. (Including but not limited to qualifying races.) Every effort will be made to assign the driver with the pit stall they requested, but Honor Speedway reserves the right to move any car to another pit of equal construction (when permissible) at any time. Any car not in their assigned pit spot will be fined $50. There will be no duplicate numbers and/or letters used.
3. Check Policy: A returned check fee of $30 will be payable in cash prior to competing in any event. Re-issue of lost checks will cost the driver $25.
MINI STOCK EVENT RULES:
1. FUEL CELLNo stock gas tanks allowed. Racing cells are required and must be mounted by at least two steel straps, 2" wide around the cell or with a 1" box tubing. Fuel cell must be enclosed in a metal container, and be protected by the roll cage. The tubing will have no more than 6" between protective rails on both sides of the fuel cell protective box. Fuel cells must have check valves and approved foam bladders. Metal fuel filters only, no glass or plastic. Fuel lines are to be enclosed in metal conduit from the rear firewall to the front firewall inside the interior of the car. All fuel cells will be grounded at the filler collar, to a hard ground point. Mini stock classes MUST run Honor Speedway approved racing fuel, purchased at the track. No nitrous, alcohol or additives allowed.
2. ROLL CAGE:
A 4 - post roll cage, securely fastened to the frame is required, made of 1.5" outside diameter steel tubing, minimum 0.095 - i11ch wall thickness. No galvanized pipe, threaded connections, or square tubing allowed. A minimum of 2 door bars on the passenger side and a minimum of 3 door bars on the driver's side. Driver's side roll cage must arch outward to the side panel. 1/8" steel plate welded from the forward bar adjacent to the driver's knee and rearward to the support bar behind the driver's seat. Plate will completely cover the door bar area of the cage preventing foreign objects from puncturing the driver's area. The cage must have a triangulation at left corner and across top loop, made of the same material as the roll cage. Roll cage must be padded at a ll points within driver's reach. This includes all areas along lower area of cage where driver's left leg and ankle are positioned. Entire roll cage must be inside the car. A front loop is allowed and must not stick out past the bumper. All cage points of connection must be fully welded, with no open areas allowed for water to enter and cause rust. Additional gusseting and triangulation of cage is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Officials reserve the right to inspect cages of all cars after accidents to ensure safety. Paneling used inside of the car must be removable to ensure safety. Paneling used inside of car must be removable to ensure cage compliance, and to inspect for illegal performance items. Reinforcing of sub-frames is recommended. No full frame tubular chassis allowed. Off set reinforcing or off set roll cages will be permitted, but all cars must meet 56% left side weight upon completion of a main event, including driver.
2.1 --Kick off bars are optional. Outside of the bars should be no more than 2-inchesfrom the body. Bars will not extend past the front or rear wheels and must be in line with the center of front and rear wheels. Bars will be tapered to prevent the "hooking" of other cars. No sharp edges are allowed. Kick off bar must consist of one bar no greater in diameter than 1.5". Front loops designed for protection of the radiator must attach to the bumper and must not be higher than the lowest point of the hood, and must not exceed the width of the frame rail.
Bodies will be unlimited. No convertibles, sports cars or trucks. Front windshield is mandatory and must be made of Lexan (no glass) with a minimum 1/8" thickness and must be securely fastened. 3 evenly spaced 1" metal safety straps are required for all windshields. No car will be allowed to compete with a broken, discolored or fogged windshield or rear window. No items may be allowed to protrude outside of the vehicle body. No outside chrome, plastic, or lenses.
3.1 -Glass is NOT permitted. After market bodies are allowed. Damaged sheet meals must be repaired and painted before the next competitive race.
3.2 -All quarter panels, doors, and fenders must be securely welded, bolted or riveted. No sheet metal screws allowed anywhere.
3.3 -NO chains are allowed for securing doors.
3.4 -Firewall and floor pan will remain stock. If other than stock firewall is used, it must meet thickness and dimensional specifications of a stock firewall. All holes will be covered to protect driver.
3.5 -Rear wheel wells may be fabricated from aluminum stock.
3.6 -Aluminum doors are allowed.
3.7 -No louvers, hood scoops, or holes cut into hood for air cleaners. Any ground effects must meet ride height requirements. Body may not be lowered or cut to create less drag. Hood must fit flush over the engine and even with the fenders. NO tilting of the hood for cooling purposes. Any spoilers must be no wider than the width of the car and must be less than 6" in height.
3.8 -Bumpers must be securely fastened and not lower than axel centerline, measured at lowest point of bumper; and no higher than 6" above the axle centerline. No bumpers shall protrude more than 7" from the body. Bumpers will be bolted or welded to the car. In the event of an accident, tech officials will decide on the care bumper safety. Chains or cables must be attached to the bumpers and then to the frame to lessen the chance of foreign objects on the track. Chains or cables will not be less than 1/8" in diameter. Position the chains or cables on the frame in such a way that it will not allow a bumper to hang below stock location. All fabricated bumpers are allowed, as long as they are the same dimensions, height, width, and depth of a stock bumper. If the front wrap is removed from the car by accident , one week will be given to make the proper repairs. Damaged sheet metal must be repaired and painted before the next competitive race.
4. CHASSIS, SUSPENSION and STEERING:
Chassis, suspension and steering components will be OEM and family to family.
4.1 -NO traction bars.
4.2 -No independent rear suspension.
4.3 -No cutting of the upper and lower control arms. NO exceptions.
4.4 -Coil cars may modify upper tower for alignment purposes only. Upper tower must remain in stock location and must have stock measurements. Care must have a minimum of 3" ground clearance at the lowest point of the car. NO exceptions.
4.5 -No modifications are allowed to the front cross member to achieve ride height. Leaf springs shackles shall not be adjustable. If used, the hole used to mount the leaf springs must be tack welded. Sway must be mounted under frame in stock location with equally lowering clearance for oil pan. Must mount on top of lower control arms. Sway bars can be adjustable at outer ends of the bar to lower the control arm only.
4.6 -No adjustable shock or spring spacers. Rear lowering blocks only. No other forms of "weight jacking" equipment is allowed. Upper springs mount holes must be exposed to inspect such devices. This rule is for most Mustangs, where upper mount is covered with reinforcement loop. Shocks must be in stock location and mounted in the factory holes or studs. No exceptions. One shock per wheel.
4.7 -No coil over or air shocks. Mustang from shock location may be attached to front loop with the stock mounting attachments and may not exceed 2 degrees from the stock strut locations. All sheet metal will be removed to expose shock locations.
4.8 -Racing shocks permitted. No altering of wheelbase. Wheelbase must measure equal, on both sides within 1". All brake components are to remain in stock.
4.9 -OEM master cylinder is mandatory.
4.10 -No balance bar pedals are permitted. Brake bias adjusters are optional. All cars will have functional four – wheel brakes. Tech reserves the right to inspect at any time.
Engine must remain family to family (i.e., Toyota to Toyota) normally aspirated only. No rotary engines. Engine must remain in the stock location. All Mini stock cars will be composed of front engine, rear wheel drive compact cars. This class requires 4 - cylinder – 2550 or fewer engines with two valves per cylinder.
5.1 - Minimum weight will be one pound per CC with driver (maximum 56% left side weight). Right front fender must show engine size used. Stock crank shafts and stroke only. No lightening of crank allowed. Machining of journals for oversized bearings is okay. Radiator must remain in front of the engine.
5.2 -Aftermarket oil pans are allowed.
5.3 -All Mini stock cars will meet the specs of a Holley 4412 500CFM carburetor ONLY. No carburetor modifications allowed. Choke horn must remain stock. Linkage and choke plate may be removed. No modifications below the ventures will be permitted.
5.4 - No modifications to the intake manifold are allowed. No exception. Marine manifolds are NOT permitted. Volvo Penta will be allowed with a 50 lb. weight penalty. Maximum of 1.25" adapter or spacer allowed including gaskets.
5.5 -Any flat tappet cam is allowed. No roller valve train allowed. Cam shafts may not exceed .500 lift measured at the lobe . Stock production cylinder heads only. Porting or polishing is allowed. Stock valves or stainless steel valves only. Solid lifters optional. Adjustable timing gears are allowed.
5.6 -Electric fuel pumps are allowed but they must be mounted behind rear firewall and wired to oil pressure switch to shut off when oil pressure drops.
5.7 -Any aftermarket distributors are allowed. Ignition coils are optional. No computer recording devices, except tell take tachometer. No traction control devices allowed.
5.8 -All vehicles will have a metal or race approved plastic coolant catch can with a one - gallon minimum capacity. The catch cans must be securely mounted to the front lo op or positioned in the rear of the car away from the driver. A vent will run from the radiator to the lower windshield passenger side to detect overheating. All radiator caps will be under the hood. Tech officials must approve any damage to hood if cap is not mounted under the hood. Absolutely NO ethylene glycol coolant additives. Tech officials will approve all coolant additives (i.e., bars leak, stay cool, etc.) before use.
6. TRANSMISSIONS and REAR ENDS:
Rear end must remain family to family. All cars will have OEM stock transmissions and must have all forward and reverse gears. Cars not having a reverse prior to competition will not be allowed to compete. Racing transmissions, RAM couplers, multiple disk clutches, mini disk clutches, and aluminum clutches are not permitted. OEM clutches only. No SVO 3 or 4 - puck clutches. Manufactured steel and aluminum fly wheels will be permitted. Aluminum flywheels must have a steel insert. All cars must have an access hole for inspection of clutch and flywheel. This hole will be no less than 1 1/2 - inch in diameter. Flywheel and clutch must be plainly visible for the inspection. Lack of an inspection hole will require the driver to remove the transmission for inspection purposes. Steel drive shafts only.
6.1 -A 360 - degree drive shaft loop will be halted or welded to the body and mounted 6 - inches from the transmission yolk, a minimum of 2" wide and ¼" thick. All drive shafts will be painted white. All vehicles will have a gear shift knob or levers, with rounded handles, to prevent driver injury. Scatter shields or clutch blankets are mandatory.
Cars may not exceed the maximum sound level of 100 dBA and will be measured from the stands adjacent the timing tower front window near turn one. Floorboards may be modified to allow for the muffler. Each vehicle must have a muffler. No mufflers more than 3 - inches from the ground. Exhaust must exit behind the driver.
8. TIRES and WHEELS:
All Mini stocks will run spec tires. Only 7 - inch wide wheels will be used. Wheel spacers up to 1 - inch will be allowed. Wheel studs must protrude at least 2 - threads past lug nut. No covered custom type lug nuts allowed. A 1" lug nut is required. No mag type or centerline rims are allowed. No tire altering compounds allowed. Not cutting. siping, grooving or altering of tires is allowed.