The following specifications
have been prepared by Montpelier Motor Speedway and their officials as
guidelines for the construction of a Stock Car. 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
Anything not covered by these
guidelines, must be approved, by the promoter or his assigned
steward. These specifications are intended to be in effect throughout
the 2014 auto-racing season. 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.
A. Any U.S. manufactured
full body passenger car style, full frame or unibody, 1950 or newer.
Steel or aluminum aftermarket template body with steel roof is
optional. All windows in body will remain open (rear quarter windows
may be closed in). NOTE: Driver seat may be no further back than
quarter post. Aftermarket plastic nosepieces may be used.
B. All doors must be
bolted or welded shut.
C. No cutting on body
allowed except for tire clearance.
D. May remove inner
E. Must have Steel Floor
Pan from front firewall to the rear of the drivers seat. May have
aluminum from the back of the drivers seat to/and including the back
firewall (straight across) as long as the aluminum is the same
thickness as the steel in the front floor pan. Floor pan must follow
near to stock lines from front firewall to rear firewall and extend
frame rail to frame rail. Max step 10” measured from floor panel below
F. Body must match
engine manufacturer (i.e. Ford body, Ford engine)
G. Body damage must be
promptly repaired. Cars must be neat in appearance.
H. Hood and trunk lids
(trunk 2’x 3’min.) must be removable for inspection. No holes/openings
permitted in hood.
I. Rear tail area must be
stock appearing and closed in. Rear spoilers, up to 8” maximum, may
be used. Spoilers may not be made of fiberglass and may not
extend beyond the edge of the fenders. Braces may not be longer than
10”, nor higher than 8”.
J. No slab bodies.
(Body must resemble factory body style.)
A. Must be full frame.
Unibody may be used, but must be tied together with 2”x2” minimum
B. 104” wheel base
minimum and must be stock for body/chassis used.
C. There must be a lifting
hook securely attached to the frame at both the front and rear of
car. Lifting hook must be easily accessible by tow truck operator.
D. If rear frame is made of
manufactured tubing, front clip must be at least 36” in length from
ball joint to rear of clip.
A. 3000 lbs with 500CFM
#4412 Two Barrel Carburetor
B. 3200 lbs with 4
Add 100 lbs with
stock appearing Aluminum body.
100 lbs with wedge style nose piece with fender flares
All add on weight
must be painted white and have number on it.
E. Weight must be securely fastened.
A. Must be stock or can
be approved aftermarket nose and tail with bumper.
B. Bumpers must be
fastened to fenders or quarter panels. (Tied In)
A. Interior must be
completely gutted. No mirrors.
B. Firewalls must be
completely covered with sheet metal and extend door to door. Must
extend down from top of fenders to top of frame rails on both sides.
Only tunnel (10” max height) allowed in drive shaft/transmission
tunnel. Front firewall must follow near to stock lines. Rear firewall
must be straight across.
C. Racing seats only.
Must be securely mounted to roll cage.
D. No interior tin.
Passenger side may have panel (18” max width) measured from outside
door skin, with an inspected access. Panel must extend down to floor
E. Must have 4-point roll
cage. 1½” O.D. minimum, with minimum .095 wall thickness, mild steel
with 3 door bars driver side and 2 door bars passenger side.
If battery is mounted in
driver’s compartment, it must be mounted in a metal box and in a
marine- type battery box.
All glass, chrome, interior and exterior trim must be removed.
A. Must be stock appearing.
Engine setback may be no further back than centerline of #1 spark plug
to ball joint, GM to GM, Ford to Ford, etc. Cast iron heads and block.
B. No electric or belt
driven fuel pumps. No electric water pumps.
C. Headers permitted.
Exhaust must exit under car. No exhaust permitted inside the car.
D. No alcohol allowed.
Drive shaft loop is required and must be at least ¼” X 2” steel or ¼ “
chain and should be mounted no more than 6” back from front of drive
shaft. Steel drive shaft must be painted white.
Radiators may not protrude through the hood.
A. 2 barrel or 4 barrel
Carburetor (1 Only). No fuel injection systems.
A. Must have four-wheel
brakes and lock up during inspection.
B. No shut off device.
A. Any O.E. car or truck
rear end. No quick-change device. (Floaters optional, but strongly
TRANSMISSION AND CLUTCHES
A. May run any Auto or
B. Car must start on its
TIRES AND WHEELS
A. All wheels
must be 8” maximum with 1” lug nuts.
1. Hoosier Emod tire D,
H, or A compound
2. 8” American Racing
3. DOT passenger tires
4. Grooving optional.
Only on DOT passenger tires.
A. Weight jacks are
optional. (Non adjustable tubular upper a-arms permitted). Stock
passenger car spindles only, no fabricated spindles. Bottom A-frame
cannot be altered or moved
B. Quick release hub and
steering quickener are optional.
C. Shocks do not have to be
in stock location. One steel body shock and spring per wheel, racing
D. Rear suspension must be
O.E. design. No added lift arms, shocks, or springs. Aftermarket pan
hard bars are optional, but must be solid. Upper torque link/biscuit
bar optional (24” max length - Must be solid), but mounting point on
car must be within 24 inches of axle centerline. (No Macpherson struts
or coilovers. No coilover eliminators.)
suspension/driveline parts or mounts permitted inside the drivers
A. Approved fuel cell
required. Fuel cell must be securely fastened inside trunk of car. All
cell mounts must be steel, attached to frame or cage. Fuel cell must
be in metal container. Fuel must be Gas only (No alcohol, and/or
Fuel caps must have car number on it.
APPEARANCE/ CAR NUMBERS
1. Numbers with letters are
allowed. Make the letter large enough to be seen from the scoring tower.
2. Numbers must measure
minimum of 22” high by a minimum of 15” wide. The thickness of the
number must be no less than 3”.
3. Color of the number
must be contrasting with the car color.
4. Numbers must be located
on both doors and roof of the car. Put the roof number so it can be
seen from the tower when the car is in the front stretch.
5. Car number above the
right rear bumper is recommended.
6. The car must be washed
prior to each nights event . Throughout the night, if the number
becomes covered with mud, it must be washed before participating in
the next event so the scoring team can read the number.
It is the sole responsibility of each competitor for the
effectiveness and proper installation, per the manufacturer’s
specifications to be adequate for competition at every event. Each
competitor is expected to investigate and educate themselves for
continuing improvement regarding their own personal safety
Seat Belt/Restraint System
1. Each car should be equipped with an approved 5 point seat belt
restraint system within the date of the belt expiration. Seat belts
restraint systems shall be installed in accordance with the
directions and application of the system supplier or manufacturer.
2. Seat belt webbing that comes into contact with any sharp or
unradiused metal edge should be protected from that edge by means of
push on grip vinyl trim.. Seat manufacturers supply the seat with
trim protecting the webbing from abrasion or cutting under impact
conditions and should be used to their specifications.
Helmet, Fire Suit, Gloves, Window Net, and Other
1. Each driver must wear an approved full face helmet, fire suit
with top and bottom, and racing shoes and gloves.
The driver should wear the helmet and other
safety equipment in accordance with the directions provided by the
helmet manufacturer and/or supplier and the driver should make sure
that equipment dates and quality/protection needs meets the needs of
2. Head and Neck restraints are strongly recommended.
3. Driver door net or triangle is required
4. Fire Extinguisher easily assessable to driver is recommended
bar padding is recommended around driver’s compartment.
RACEceiver (one way) Radio is mandatory and shall be used by drivers
during all wheel packing, hot laps, heat races, and B/A Main
1. Officials may change any of the
Super Street rules in the interest
of fairness and safety at any time and all decisions are final!
Cars may be inspected at anytime. If car is found illegal,
driver will lose all money and points for that night.
Top 5 Finishers will be weighed immediately following feature unless
Super Streets will follow all track procedures and car entry
Any driver or
car in the Super Streets, Thunder Car, or FWD Compact division that
wins three consecutive A Main events at the Montpelier Motor Speedway
will be required to start the next A Main feature at the tail of the
field. If the next event is a special paying event, the penalty
will not be assessed until the next regular event if the consecutive
win streak is still in place. Any car that wins from the tail due to
penalty will be subject to inspection before competing again at the
Montpelier Motor Speedway. The penalty will be assessed until
the driver/car win streak is broken.
THE PROMOTER/TRACK OFFICIALS
SHALL BE EMPOWERED TO PERMIT MINOR DEVIATION FROM ANY OF THE
SPECIFICATIONS HEREIN OR IMPOSE FURTHER RESTRICTIONS THAT IN THEIR
OPINIONS DO NOT ALTER THE MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE REQUIREMENTS. NO
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHOULD RESULT FROM SUCH
ALTERATIONS OF SPECIFICATIONS. ANY INTERPRETATION OR DEVIATION OF
THESE RULES IS LEFT TO THE DISCRETION OF THE PROMOTER/TRACK OFFICIALS.
PROMOTER/OFFICIAL DECISIONS ARE FINAL.
The absence of a specific rule does
not imply approval, consent, or permission regarding the subject.
IF IT IS NOT IN THESE RULES, DO NOT