SHIPPENSBURG SPEEDWAY inc.
2013 270cc SPRINT RULES
All cars should be constructed to look like Micro Sprints. All cars must be equipped with complete body parts: hood, tail, side panels, belly pan, etc.
All cars must have legible numbers at the discretion of the scorers. No reflective numbers. Numbers must be printed on both sides of tail, nose panel and wing at all times. Numbers on the top wing must be 12" by 2" width. Any letters must be 6" by 1" width. Numbers of the nose panel must be 6" by 1".
Roll cage thickness of .065 if six hookups. Must be well gusseted. Minimum 1¼" OD tubing. Must be 4130 chrome moly. Complete frame .065 minimum 1" tubing may be used if wall thickness is at least .083.
All steering and suspension parts that are bolted together must use locking nuts, safety wire or cotter pins.
All cars must have a firewall to separate the motor compartment and the fuel tank from the driver. Minimum thickness .050.
The belly pan must extend from the front of the seat to the nose of the vehicle.
The steering mechanism must be constructed of a minimum of 5/8" rod and 3/8" heim ends.
The torque arm must be safely secured by ¼" cable or chain, or reasonable safety device.
Radiators must be mounted so that contact cannot be made by another car.
All cars must be equipped with nerf bars extending to at least the inside of the tire, but not beyond the outside of the tire.
Welded spindles must have skid plates.
Sharp, pointed edges or objects (excluding wings) will not be tolerated in cars. Only nerf bars can extend beyond the center line of the tires.
The fuel shut-off valve and the kill switch must be functional and accessible to the driver.
All wet cell batteries mounted in the cockpit must be covered and vented out of the cockpit area.
Brakes must be of sufficient strength so as to stop the wheels in the pits or stop the car while in motion while on the track.
Belt driven cars will not be allowed. Centrifugal clutches will not be permitted.
Seat belts and shoulder harness must be in good track approved condition and race approved.
With driver seated in the car, there must be three inches of clearance between the driver’s helmet and the upper roll bar.
Helmets must be approved for competition, full-face shield (Snell 95 or newer) required.
All drivers are required to wear neck braces, or track approved device, arm restraints and fire resistant suits. Racing gloves are required.
Each car must have a workable, approved ABC fire extinguisher in their pit area at all times.
Minimum weight of car and driver – 600 pounds. All added weight must be painted in white and have your car number on it. All added weight must be bolted with washers and lock nuts.
Wheel must be 56" minimum and 72" maximum. Car width should not exceed 58" (sidewall to sidewall).
Top wing may not exceed twelve square feet. Wing panels cannot extend over the width of the tires. Height from inside side panels may not exceed 24 inches. Side panels must not obstruct the view of the driver and cannot extend past the center section by more than 10 inches, front or back.
No fuel stops if the race is not completed in 60 laps the checkered will be dropped and the race will be final.
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS: Any single cylinder 250cc full production engine. Maximum of 270cc permitted. Forced air induction will not be allowed. Gas or alcohol only no exotic fuels or additives.
NOTE: ANYTHING NOT COVERED IN THESE SPECIFICATIONS WILL BE TO THE DISCRETION OF THE TRACK TECHNICAL PERSONNEL WITH OUT RECOURSE FROM ANY DRIVER OR OWNER. ALL SPECIFICATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION.
For more information call Roger Gettel at-- (717)532-8581