2013 CAR Renegades (Bomber)
Rules and Regulations
The following specifications have been prepared by CAR and their officials as guidelines for the construction of a Renegade(Bomber). No express, or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of, or compliance with, these rules. They are intended as a guide, and are in no way a guarantee against injury, or death to participants, spectators or others. Anything not covered by these guidelines must be approved by the track promoter, or his assigned technical steward. These specifications are intended to be in effect throughout the 2013 auto-racing season at CAR; however, continuous development in auto racing and technology may necessitate changes in these guidelines and management reserves the right to change them at any time.
The purpose of this class is to establish a low cost, entry level form of dirt track racing. The main object is to have a class of cars that is fun and cars that are inexpensive.
Section I: General Requirements
A. All cars must be American-made passenger sedan, hardtops or station wagons. Cars must remain stock and completely intact with no cutting, gutting, stripping, reinforcing, or modifying, except as specifically outlined in these rules. Cars must have a minimum wheel base of 108”
B. Roll over bars and driver door bars are recommended for all cars. Cars that have been previously rolled over must have a roll bar minimum tubing size of 1 ½ by .120 wall thickness. Roll bars must be mild steel or chrome molly. NO galvanized pipe
C. All air bags, stainless, plastic, glass, and die cast trim parts, lights, and moldings removed from the outside of the car. Door panels must remain stock. Rear seat optional, if removed, must be replaced by sheet metal. Driver’s door chained or welded shut. Headliners and carpet must be removed.
D. Numbers (16” minimum) clearly painted on both sides and on the roof facing
the right-hand side of the car.
E. Must have bumper straps. Minimum strap size required is 2″ x 1/8″ flat stock. Front and rear bumpers.
F. Windshield screen is recommended
G. Radiator mud screen is permitted.
Section II: Engine, Transmission, Driveshaft
A. Engine must be STOCK with stock OEM engine mounts and be in stock location.
B. Must have stock unaltered carburetor/Fuel Injection and air filter housing.
C. Distributor/Ignition must be stock with stock components.
D. Chevrolet V8 engines are allowed but must only run a Rochester 2bbl carburetor.
E. Transmission must be automatic and remain stock with no modifications and mounted with stock cross member.
F. Rear end must be stock and mounted in stock location with stock trailing arms.
Locked or posi-traction rear ends will not be allowed.
G. Drive shaft must be painted white.
Section III: Fuel, Cooling, Battery, Exhaust
A. Gas tanks must remain in stock location. Fuel cell is recommended and must be
centered on trunk floor and strapped with 1 inch wide x 1/8 inch thick flat stock. Must have 2 straps going up and down and one side to side. Flat fender washers are to be used to mount fuel cell at the bottom of trunk floor. Trunk floor must have 2 holes for fire extinguisher access, the holes must be at least 5 inches wide.
B. Exhaust system can be removed starting at the trans-cross member and back.
C. Battery must be securely mounted
Section IV: Rear End, Suspension, Wheels & Tires
A. Suspension must remain stock. No spring spacers or spring rubbers allowed. No weight jacks.
B. Must have all 4 brakes in working order.
C. Maximum tire size is 235-70R-15″. This means no number larger than 235 in the first set of numerals, no number smaller than 70 in the second set of numerals. No LT or snow tires. No recapped tires, tires without tire size numbers on them, or tires with other than regular highway tread or re-grooved tires. “P” rated passenger tires only.
D. All four (4) rims must be the same diameter, no offset or reversed rims, steel wheels are permitted, 7″ maximum width. Recommend 1”lug nuts. Wheel spacers are not allowed.
Section V: Safety
A. All drivers must have a Snell-approved full face helmet.
B. Fire suit is recommended. Long sleeve shirt, pants and approved racing gloves are required at a minimum. No open toe shoes allowed.
C. 5 point harness seat belts recommended
D. Drivers Side Window Net required, Min. 16”x20” Ribbon or Mesh Style and Must Be Mounted so latch is pointed toward the front and at the top of the window. If Car is passenger equipped window net will also be required.
E. Aluminum racing seat recommended
Section VI: Miscellaneous
A. The purpose of this class is to establish a low cost, entry-level form of dirt track racing. The main object is to have a class of cars that is fun and that is inexpensive. If you feel the need to ask if something is legal, ask. Don’t assume.
B. Raceceiver Radios are mandatory; we reserve the right to penalize drivers that don’t run a Raceceiver. No two way radios will be allowed. No other communication devices allowed.
C. Only self-starting cars may race.
Section VII: Definitions
A. The definition of “STOCK” means unaltered and as originally produced in its purest form for factory installation for year, make, and model at they pertain to these rules. Any part not covered by these rules must remain Stock in the purest from of year and make.
B. The definition of “LEGAL” is any and all structures, parts, and equipment pertaining to the car that conforms to these rules and regulations as determined by track officials.
C. OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufactured.
Section VIII: Claim Rules
A. All cars are eligible to be claimed for $1100.00 w/o roll bar or $1250.00 w/ roll bar.
B. Claimed cars will be relinquished as raced except for the battery, fuel cell and safety equipment. If the car is claimed and the claim is denied, that driver is suspended from this class indefinitely and fined $250.00. That driver also loses all monies, awards, and trophies due him/her.
C. Anyone can claim any car in competition by presenting the cash, the car number to be claimed and the name of the person claiming the car to the front office or the pit board. The claim amount will be reduced by $100 for each main event won by that vehicle after 3 wins. The claimed driver will receive 100% of the money at the time of exchange.
Promoter’s, fan claim challenge: Any fan that wins on their first night in a claimed car gets $250 bonus!