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Vintage

VINTAGE
Race cars 1982 and older.

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DEFINITION
All cars must be 1982 and older.

GENERAL REGULATIONS
Entrants in this class shall comply with all applicable general regulations.

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
The idea of this class is to maintain the original builds. There are exceptions to the below rules. If your car was originally raced with equipment other than stated in the rules and can be proven, exceptions will be made.

NOTE: The TR abbreviations listed under this class (I.E. TR1 HELMETS) refer to TR cross reference listings in the front of this book. These TR cross-referenced listings are part of the class rules. Where a conflict occurs between the TR cross-referenced listing and a rule contained under this class, the rule contained under this class takes priority.  Click here to view the TR cross-referenced listing.  

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

All cars must have a blue light on the rear of the car.

TR1 HELMETS
TR2 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
TR3 EYE PROTECTION and DENTURES
TR4 HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINTS
TR5 FIRST AID KIT
TR6 EMERGENCY SIGNALING DEVICES
TR7 HORNS
TR8 REFLECTORS
TR9 FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT
TR10 SURVIVAL SUPPLIES

SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

Buggies: 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.

Trucks and Heavy Metal: 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.

TR11 SHOCK ABSORBERS and BUMP STOPS
Buggies: No coil-over or bi-pass shocks allowed unless the car was originally raced
with coil overs. (I.E. Mickey Thompson Challenger IV.) No air bump stops of any
kind.
Trucks and Heavy Metal: 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.

TR12 SECONDARY SUSPENSION
Buggies: Any torsion bars allowed but no secondary torsions or secondary suspension
of any kind.

TR13 WHEELS and TIRES
Buggies: Max tire size 35 in.
Trucks and Heavy Metal: Max tire size 35 in.

TR14 FASTENERS

STEERING and BRAKE COMPONENTS

TR15 STEERING
TR16 BRAKES
Buggies: Disc brakes allowed.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TR17 IGNITION
TR18 BATTERIES
TR19 LIGHTS
TR20 STARTERS

FUEL SYSTEM

TR21 FUEL
TR22 FUEL TANKS
TR23 FUEL FILLERS LINES, VENTS, and CAPS
Fuel cell mandatory.

ENGINE, TRANSMISSION and DRIVELINES

TR24 ENGINE and ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
Buggies: Type 1 VW air cooled max 3.0.
Trucks and Heavy Metal: 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.

TR25 ENGINE REPLACEMENT
TR26 TRANSMISSION
Buggies: Any VW trans allowed – Type 1, 2, 4. No Mendiola or Hewland boxes allowed.
Trucks and Heavy Metal: Must be of OEM type.
TR27 THROTTLES
TR28 EXHAUST
TR29 DRIVE SHAFTS
TR30 FLYWHEEL SHIELDS
TR31 FLUID COOLERS
TR32 AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
TR33 SUPERCHARGERS and TURBOCHARGERS

VEHICLE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

TR34 ROLL CAGES
TR35 SAFETY HARNESS
TR36 SAFETY NETS
TR37 SEATING

GENERAL VEHICLE COMPONENTS

TR38 DRIVERS COMPARTMENT
TR39 DOORS AND LATCHES
TR40 FIREWALLS
TR41 BALLAST
TR42 WEIGHT
TR43 FLOORBOARDS
TR44 BUMPERS and HAZARDOUS PROTRUSIONS
TR45 MIRRORS
TR46 SKID PLATES
TR47 STORAGE
TR48 CHASSIS and BODY
Buggies: Max wheel base of 110 in
Trucks and Heavy Metal: Includes class 3,4,6,7,8.

TR49 HOSES
TR50 IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS
M400 will assign race numbers.

TR51 ADVERTISING on VEHICLES
TR52 RADIO EQUIPMENT
TR53 WORKMANSHIP
TR54 TRACKING DEVICE