New Open Vintage Class Rules

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Best in The Desert – 2016 Vintage Class Rules

Class Number: #4500 – #4549

All cars must be 1982 and older. The idea of this class is to maintain the original builds. There are exceptions to the above rules If

your car was originally raced with equipment other than stated in the rules and can be proven, exceptions will be made.

BUGGIES

Max wheel base of 110 in

SUSPENSION

Front beam 6 in over max. Front trailing arms 2 1/2 in over max.. Any spindle OK. Rear trailing arms are limited to 3×3 max. CV’s can be 930s. Any torsion bars allowed but no secondary torsions or secondary suspension of any kind. No air bump stops of any kind.

SHOCKS

NO COIL- OVER OR BI- BASS SHOCKS ALLOWED PERIOD.

Unless the car was originally raced with coil overs I.E. Micky Thompson Challenger IV…. ENGINE.. Type 1 VW air cooled max 3.0

liter.

TRANS

Any VW trans allowed Type 1- 2 or 4. No Mendiola or Hewland boxes allowed

TIRES

Max tire size 35 in.

BRAKES

Disc brakes allowed.

TRUCKS – HEAVY METAL.

Includes class 3,4,6,7,8. Must be 82 and older race cars.

SUSPENSION

Must be era correct as the rules applied prior to 83. If it was raced as a leaf spring car it must have leaf springs, If it had A- arms and coils it must so have.

SHOCKS

ONE (1) Bi-pass shock per wheel of 2.5 max my be used.( If you use a Bi-pass you are limited to ONE (1) shock per wheel. If you use conventional shocks you can use any number of shocks per wheel. NO COIL OVER SHOCKS ALLOWED.

ENGINE

Must use original manufacture motor.. I.E. AMC must use AMC engine.. FORD must use FORD and so on… No Modern Engines allowed.. (LS1s and so forth) No Fuel Injection of any kind.

TRANS

Must be of OEM type.

TIRES

Max tire size 35 in. AII VEHICLES.. Must meet or surpass BITD safety equipment rules for both cars and drivers. ALL CARS

SAFETY

MUST HAVE A BLUE LIGHT ON THE REAR OF THE CAR.. All cars must meet or surpass the BITD safety equipment rules for

both car and drivers.

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Best in The Desert – 2016 Vintage Class Rules

OPEN VINTAGE (Mint 400 Only)

Class Number: #4550 – #4599

Any car that was built and raced prior to 1993 is allowed to race in this class. The idea of this class is to open the rules up and allow more vintage style cars to race even if they have been modified from their original build. This is a OPEN class Meaning just that. All cars must meet or surpass the BITD safety equipment rules for both car and drivers.

SAFETY

MUST HAVE A BLUE LIGHT ON THE REAR OF THE CAR.. All cars must meet or surpass the BITD safety equipment rules for

both car and drivers.

If there are any questions feel free to contact class steward

Norm Francis

Ph: 951-233-3825

E-mail: [email protected]