It is mandatory for all persons entering a restricted
area of the track to read and execute, all pertinent
waivers and releases.
2. These rules and or regulations set forth herein
do not express or imply warranty of safety.
3. The pits area has a maximum speed limit of five
(5) miles per hour. No one under the age of 14 allowed
in the â úhot pitsâ Ě area.
Firearms are prohibited on track property except
for working security and law enforcement personnel.
4. Abusive language, fighting, or physical abuse
will not be tolerated. Offenders are subject to
arrest & prosecution or suspension and fines.
5. No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances
are permitted in the pit area.
6. Any driver determined to be under the influence
of alcohol or controlled substance will be subject
to arrest and/or suspension.
7. Any driver exiting a race vehicle on the racetrack
unless directed to do so by a track official or
in response to an emergency is subject to disqualification.
8. All drivers are responsible for the conduct of
their crewmembers and associates.
9. Equipment not conforming to specifications stated
herein may be impounded by the track. All cars are
subject to inspection by officials at any time.
10. Injuries incurred at the track must be reported
to office prior to leaving the track premises. Failure
to do so may result in denial of insurance claims.
11. All drivers must be ready to compete in their
scheduled event(s) including qualifying. Cars must
be in position in the staging area prior to call
for the event including qualifying. Cars not present
at the staging area when the field is summoned to
be weighed prior to qualifying will get ONE lap.
Cars not time trialing or drawing will be at the
rear of lineup. The track may invert qualifiers,
Any driver winning 2 features in a row will be started
in no better than 3rd position, 3 feature wins in
a row starts 6th , 4 feature wins in a row starts
in the rear.
12. All events are scored in relation to the lead
car. Scoring protests must be registered within
ten (10) minutes of the posting of event results.
13. All drivers are responsible for understanding
flag signals. The following flag signals apply:
o Green Flag: Begin and maintain normal racing pace.
o White Flag: You are entering final lap of race.
o Black Flag: Go to pits immediately.
o Red Flag: Danger, stop immediately.
o Yellow Flag: Caution, slow to pace speed, no passing.
o Blue Flag: Allow lead cars to pass.
o Checkered Flag: End of race.
14. When the caution appears all cars must slow
to pace speed and tail the car ahead. At the discretion
of the Race Director, the offending driver(s) may
be restarted in the rear. All other cars will restart
in the running order of the last completed green
15. ALL starts of the race, cars must remain in
double file until green flag, passing to EITHER
SIDE is prohibited until car has passed the start
line position. On initial starts, if (1) lap is
not completed; all cars retain their original position.
Any cars going to pits restart at tail. Cars will
be single file in the event of a third attempt to
16. Cars not responding to the black flag,or not
getting in directed position will not be scored.
17. RACE will be offical if time limit expires or
laps are competed.
18. NO RADIO's unless state in class rules.
19. RACE-CEIVERS are mandatory in all divisions.
20. In the event of a red flag Driver must remain
in the car unless otherwise directed by track officials.
Under a red flag period, a car may return to the
pit area. If car returns to the event it must go
21. Cars may not be worked on in track or infield
22. Any car involved in more than two (2) caution
flag incidents during a race, either as the cause
or otherwise involved, is subject to suspension
from the event at the discretion of the Race Director.
o IF LEADER IS SPUN, CAR THAT HIT IT WILL GO TO
REAR, LEAD CAR WILL RETAIN LEAD.
o IF THERE IS A SPIN OUT OR WRECK OTHER THAN LEADER,
WITH A YELLOW CALLED, CARS THAT THE YELLOW WAS CALLED
FOR WILL GO TO REAR. IF IT IS DEEMED THAT ANOTHER
CAR HIT AND CAUSED THE SPIN THAT CAR SHALL GO TO
o IF A CAR GOES PAST HOT PITS WHICH ENDS AT TRACK
ENTRANCE IT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED BACK ON TRACK.
o ANY DRIVER INTENTIONALLY RUNNING INTO ANOTHER
CAR UNDER CAUTION WILL BE BLACK FLAGGED AND DISQUALIFIED
FROM THE EVENT.
24. Rough driving will not be tolerated. The general
rule is car causing caution or cars involved in
the caution will be moved to the rear of the field
as directed by the race director or track official.
If there are cars that are more than one lap down,
the cars involved may be moved to the end of the
line of lead lap cars. Non-incidental contact between
cars may subject either car to a disciplinary action.
Decision of the officials in charge is final. Officials
will only discuss any disputed call/technical protest
with the driver of said vehicle.
25. Any driver considered to be causing a caution
by deliberately stopping is subject to disciplinary
26. Only a car driver may lodge a technical protest.
To protest, the protesting driver
a. vehicle must be running at the finish of the
b. may protest only a car finishing ahead of their
final position in the event,
c. must state, not more than one (1) technical specification
they are disputing on not more than one (1) car
finishing ahead of them in that race.
d. Visuals ALLOWED ONLY AFTER HEAT RACES
Protests must be lodged immediately after the event
before leaving the scales at post race weigh-in.
Individual lodging protest is subject to a like
inspection of equipment of their entry, at the discretion
of the Race Director/Technical Inspector. Counter
protests will only be allowed in the event of the
protested car teardown. Protests of a frivolous
nature will not be accepted nor executed and the
decision of the officials in charge is final. Protest
fees are indicated in specific division rules. One
(1) representative of the protesting car, the driver,
and mechanic of the protested car may be present
for teardown, unless otherwise directed by the Chief
Technical Inspector. No other person may enter the
teardown/protest area without the permission of
the Chief Technical Inspector. All protest monies
must be submitted in cash and will be retained by
the track until said protest decision is final.
The race director/promoter reserves the right to
retain any part for inspection to clarify the legality
of the part and may retain any â úillegalâ Ě
part. A protested vehicle may be impounded for 2
days for inspection.
driver can only protest same driver twice during
same season if same driver is found legal during
those two protest.
27. Points will be awarded to registered drivers
in accordance with point schedule. All points are
calculated according to official payoff data. The
track will audit points and post official standings
periodically during point season. Track audited
points are official and final. Any point fund will
be paid according to official payoff records (registered
owner filing social security number and/or tax identification
number) only. No points will be awarded for a disqualification.
Drivers will be responsible for informing track
officials about driver changes in any division prior
to that particular feature event. Points are awarded
to the driver of record starting the race. If a
driver different from the one qualifying or entering
a car is substituted for an event, the car must
start at the tail.
28. Driver change: If a driver is different from
the one qualifying or is substituted for an event,
the car must start at the tail of the field. It
is the responsibility of the driver to report driver
changes prior to the event. Failure to do so will
result in disqualification from the event. A driver
cannot change cars after the start of an event.
A driver may participate in more than one division
29. The officials in charge will act upon any situations
not specifically covered by these rules and specifications
whether procedural or technical, and their decision
will be final.
30. Minimum acceptable equipment, all cars in all
. All cars must have protective windshield bars
in front of driver.
A. Rollover Protection: Four-point full roll cage,
welded to mainframe walls or minimum 4.0-inch x
4.0-inch, 3/16ths thickness steel pads continuously
welded to main uni-body floor structure at strongest
points. Roll cage is required unless specified by
B. Main hoop behind driver must have lateral bar
positioned at approximately driver shoulder height
when normally seated for attachment of shoulder
harness hardware. Main hoop must be â úXâ Ě
braced. Forward uprights must be laterally braced
at dash level and at top of windshield area. Driverâ ôs
side of roll cage opening must have minimum of three
(3) parallel protective bars with at least six (6)
inches of vertical spacing. Horizontal bars must
be braced vertically between courses at minimum
intervals of 12-inches. Roll cage opening opposite
driver must have minimum, full â úXâ Ě
bracing. Main roll cage structure must tie to front
and rear fabricated frame clips, as utilized. Top
opening of roll cage must be â úXâ Ě
braced. All roll cage members must be minimum 1.75-inch
outside diameter, .095-inch wall thickness DOM steel
C. Driver Restraints: Five-point, minimum three-inch
wide, designed for racing harness required with
quick-release fasteners. Restraints must be secured
to roll cage members and/or frame rails, not to
floor. Restraints must be maintained free of fraying
or dry cracking and are subject to periodic approval
D. Seat: Designed-for-racing steel or aluminum types
are required. No fiberglass seats. Seat must mount
securely to roll cage structure. D. Driver apparel:
One or two-piece minimum single-layer Nomex (or
equivalent) driver suits required.
E. Helmet: Must be full-coverage.
F. Fire Extinguisher: All cars must be equipped
with a working, on-board fire extinguisher within
normal reach of driver. Multi-point, on-board fire
extinguisher systems are recommended.
G. Fuel Cell: Must be USFI Approved type with full
container Fuel cell must be securely mounted within
protective structure of car.
H. Firewalls: All cars must have metal firewalls
between driverâ ôs compartment and engine
and driverâ ôs compartment and fuel cell.
I. Drive shaft Loops: All cars must be equipped
with a drive shaft retaining loop (1/4-inch x 2.0-inch
minimum size) mounted approximately 12-inched rearward
of the transmission so drive shaft cannot fall in
case of front u-joint failure. A second, rearward
mounted drive shaft loop is highly recommended unless
specified in division rules. Drive shafts must be
J. Electrical: No electric fuel pumps allowed unless
specifically permitted by rules for a division.
All cars must have master electrical cutoff switch
located within normal reach of driver. Battery must
be mounted securely in support frame and be covered
to prevent spillage. Traction control devices, whether
electrically or mechanically engaged, are strictly
K. No nitrous systems or oxygen-bearing fuel additives
are allowed. The track reserves the right to require
use of fuel sold by the track.
L. Ballast weights must have number of car clearly
and indelibly printed on individual weights, and
must be secured by bolts/lock nuts or trapped in
such a manner that they cannot be dislodged under
normal racing conditions. Any car/competitor losing
ballast weight on the track may be disqualified
from that event plus lose weight.
M. In the event that you are required by Class Rules
to ADD WEIGHT, said weight must be removable. The
Technical Inspector may, at any time, request that
you weigh your vehicle without the weight. The Technical
Inspector may, at any time, ask for the weight so
he may weigh it: said weight must be presented at
the Tech Shed in a timely manner but must be presented
before the feature. The Inspector May watch said
weight being removed. He will weigh it. He May watch
it being reinstalled. At the Inspector's discretion
he may apply a seal to the boltâ ôs.
The Class Rulebook Specifies Added Weight Location.
Technical Inspector is the sole arbitrator of said
N. All cars must be painted in a workmanlike manner.
All cars must have approved; legible numbers in
contrasting color to car paint scheme, at least
24â ô high, with minimum 3â ô
stroke. Numbers must be placed on both door areas
and top, and as directed by officials. In the event
of duplicate numbers, driver currently lowest in
point standings will be required to alter number
for scoring purposes.
O. Infractions of rules set forth in this complete
document, whether regarding conduct and deportment
or technical specifications, subject the offender
to (a) disqualification from an individual race
meet, (b) loss of points and/or purse and (c) suspension
from subsequent competition for a period to be determined
by representatives of Crossville Raceway officials
reserve the right to change or amend any rule set
forth at any time without notice, Track officials
reserve the right to reject any entry. Crossville
Raceway will not be responsible for any damage to
any vehicle or personal property located on track
P. ATVs are allowed in the pit area. All ATVs must
adhere to all pit speed limits and safety regulations
set forth by Crossville Raceway. Anyone operating
an ATV outside these guidelines will forfeit their