Magic Valley Speedway            
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Trailer Races

Trailor Race Rule Book  


 

A.    Entries will be limited. 

B.   All persons entering the pit area must sign an entry form, insurance waiver, release form, and purchase a pit pass prior to entering the pit area. 

C.  No one will be allowed in the pit area under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Possession of either will result in expulsion from the pit area and disqualification of the car.

D.  All drivers must be at least 16 years of age.  Proof of age required.  Persons under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them to sign a written release.

E.   Drivers are responsible for the actions of their entire crew.

F.   Pits will be opened at 1:00 pm for car registration and inspection, and CLOSE at 6:00 pm.  The pit/driver's meeting will be held at 6:15 pm. Event procedures and rules of conduct will be discussed. ALL CARS MUST BE CHECKED IN PRIOR TO THE PIT CLOSING, AND, DRIVERS MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE FOR THE DRIVER’S MEETING.

G.    The following will disqualify a car or driver from competing:  Car does not pass inspection by the 7:00 pm deadline; signed insurance waiver and release form not handed in at registration; appropriate entry fees not paid; under the influence of drugs or alcohol; no proof of age, or under 16; not in attendance for the entire Driver’s Meeting; and/or not being ready to run when your heat is called

 AUTOMOBILE BODY REGULATIONS
 

A.  Any American, full-sized passenger car and/or all metal station wagon, with a minimum stock wheelbase of 108 inches, may be entered.  No convertibles, ambulances, panel trucks, trucks, Jeeps, hearses, limousines, or Chrysler Imperials will be allowed.

B.  All cars must have numbers painted on both front doors and on the roof, in contrasting colors to the body paint.  If not legible, car may not be scored and/or allowed to compete.  Drivers will select their own car number.   Sponsorships are encouraged, however, no writing which is profane or in bad taste will be allowed.

C.   All upholstery must be removed, except the driver's seat, which must be bolted, chained, welded or otherwise made so that it will not fold forward.  All cars must be swept clean.  Nothing, including tires, jacks, glass, trash, etc., may be left in the trunk.

D.  Glass must be removed from the vehicle prior to reaching the Speedway.  This includes the rear window, side windows, headlights, taillights, and exterior mirrors.  The windshield may be left intact in the vehicle.  If removed, driver must wear approved face shield.

E.    All vehicles must have seat belts attached in stock position, or attached directly to the frame.

F.    If the battery is moved, it must be securely fastened and covered on the front seat passenger floorboard.  Only one battery (automotive type) allowed in the vehicle.

G.   The radiator must remain in its stock position.  Reserve tanks are not allowed.

H.   All doors must be chained or welded solid, but no welding will be allowed 6 inches in front of the front door, nor 6 inches behind the rear door.  Tailgates on station wagons may not be welded shut.

I.    Stock gas tanks must be removed from their original position.  The original gas tank or other approved tank (marine) must be mounted in the rear seat area, and secured by existing seat belts or metal straps securely fastened to the floorboard.  No chains or rubber straps, or round-bottom gas tanks will be allowed.  The gas tank must have a secure cap.  All gas lines and fittings must be leak-proof, and meet approval of the officials.  Electric fuel pumps are allowed with factory EFI only and must be wired as they are from the factory, with the cutoff switch, for rollover protection.  No more than 5 gallons of fuel allowed in the tank.  Reserve tanks or containers are not allowed.

J.  The driver’s door may be reinforced.  Reinforcements may not extend past 6 inches in front or behind the front door.  No other reinforcements are allowed on the vehicle.

K.    All body parts must remain on the car.  Fenders and bumper ends may be trimmed to allow for wheel clearance only.  Stock bumpers only.  No special or modified bumpers are allowed.  Late-model shock bumpers must remain as manufactured, without alterations.

L.     Hoods must have two holes, at least four inches in diameter on each side of the carburetor, but not directly above the carburetor.

M.    Hoods, trunks and tailgates must be opened for inspection upon request of officials.  Chains, cables, bolts or pins only, to secure the hood or trunk but may not be installed until after inspection. Factory latches must be removed from the hood and trunk.  All chains or cables must be mounted outboard of the radiator on the hood. Tailgate may have latches for closing or chain, cable, bolts or pins.

N.    Vehicle suspension must remain in its stock condition.  Do not invert spring shackles, crank up torsion bars or stiffen suspension.  Spring risers or blocks may be used only to bring the vehicle to level, and may be installed only with the permission of Speedway officials at the event.

O.    Class B or bumper-mounted trailer hitches, and Class A, or frame-mounted hitches, must be used.

P.    All vehicles must carry an approved, fully charged, fire extinguisher.

Q.    A bar mounted from door-post to door-post, behind the driver's seat, is recommended.  A minimum eight-inch square by one-half inch thick plate at each end of the bar shall be attached with minimum one-half inch high grade bolts, and welded to the body.

R.   Reinforcing of the frame is not permitted.

S.   The driver's door must be painted white, or black if vehicle is light colored.

 ENGINE, TRANSMISSION AND REAR-ENDS
 

A.    Any engine or transmission may be used, but must be mounted in stock position.  On V-block motors, the front spark plug must be even or in front of the upper ball joint.  For in-line motors, the number two spark plug must be even or in front of the upper ball joint.

B.     Chained, welded or homemade motor mounts are allowed, but must meet approval of the officials.

C.      Headers must be directed away from the driver.

D.      Transmission oil coolers are allowed, but mounting lines and fittings must be approved for safety by officials.

E.     Any rear end, except truck or floater rear ends, may be used.  Homemade spring perches or trailing arm brackets may be welded to the rear end.  On models originally equipped with coil springs, stock springs and trailing arm brackets must be used.  Officials will inspect vehicles to insure they have some give or bounce.

F.    Any driveshaft or U joint allowed, as well as welding of driveshaft.

 TIRES AND WHEELS
 

A.     Tires must be D.O.T street legal, but may not be studded or snow tread.

B.      Tires must be 16 inches or less.  Truck tires, or tires in excess of 6 ply are not allowed.

C.     Only one tire per wheel.  Air only allowed in tires.

 TRAILER RULES

 

A.    No Flammable liquids in Trailers, such gas, diesel. No straw, Styrofoam, large amounts of paper or card board!

B.     No cylinders, such as air tanks or propane tanks.

C.      No offensive material of any kind on or in car/trailers.

D.     No HEAVY duty trailers or reinforcing of any kind.

 RACING REGULATIONS
 

A.   Drivers must wear approved helmets, long pants and long-sleeved shirts/jackets.

B.   Drivers are required to attend the driver's meeting prior to the start of the Trailer Race.

C.    Drivers are required to use a neck roll, can be a rolled up towel.

D.    Do NOT get out of your car at any time while on the Race track! The only exception is if the car is on fire.

E.    This is a Trailer race of destruction not a Trailer race of SPEED!