*Aerosol carbs are not
Mechanical fuel pump only.
NO electric fuel pump of
EVACUATION SYSTEMS ARE NOT
ALLOWED OF ANY TYPE!. Note: This means any type vacuum
Includes vacuum from that
of breather system and/or any other means of "pressure
Tri Y headers are not
No merge collectors
*Please note it has been
brought to our attention the use of custom headers. Should
the price of headers become what the series considers
‘unreasonable’ and an unfair advantage, the series retains
the right to use ‘spec headers’
Wet sump only.
No external oil pumps. Even
if considered "wet":
Remote oil filter and lines
permitted. (One) remote oil filter.
Oil cooler allowed. (One)
MSD type box allowed.
No crank triggers or devices
that allow external adjustment of timing.
No electronic devices
allowed on any car thereby enhancing adjustment of that
No remote control devices
allowed on any car during any event.
No electronic devices
ALL exotic materials are
illegal. That includes titanium and/or carbon fiber.
**Carbon fiber drive shafts
are legal for safety purposes.
In and out box is not
Any transmission without
‘exotic materials’ allowed. Must have working clutch with
forward and reverse gear.
Drive shafts should be painted
white with car number. This is a safety issue!!!
Drive shaft loop is highly
recommended. This is a safety issue to you and your fellow
Air shifters not allowed.
Carbon fiber, aluminum or
steel drive shafts permitted.
Any Standard Quick Change
No open type (sprint car)
Traction control not permitted
9 " Ford rear end or
similar type rear end not permitted
No titanium moving parts
within rear end including wheel studs
All cars must have
operational 4 wheel braking systems
Electric or manual
proportioning valve permitted
Carbon fiber, titanium or
other exotic materials are not legal
Brake Rotors must be
Maximum 14 inch wheels
Steel or aluminum only
Bead locks permitted
Carbon fiber or titanium
wheels are not legal
Tires must be purchased
through our member tracks tire dealer.
Hoosier). HTS Spec 1350,
HTS Spec 1600
Tires may be checked by
track officials at any time. May be subject to meet
minimum durometer requirements. (TBD)
Tires may be confiscated by
track at anytime (for checking numbers, spec, altering,
Tires may be checked by
independent lab for ‘treating’ and other alterations.
Tires not conforming with
manufacturer’s submitted benchmark will be deemed illegal.
Tire Rule Ammendment (April 2nd 2013): Teams can cut, sipe
or groove tires. This rule goes into affect immediately.
Once a competitor is found
‘illegal’ they are out for that event in its entirety. The
said event will not count toward the drivers 15 races.
*SECA reserves the right to
alter tire rules re the standpoint of "SAFETY AND LOCAL
SOFTENING, CONDITIONING, and
TIRES NOT CONFORMING TO MANUACTURER’S BENCHMARK ARE
TIRE PROTEST ( Not all weekly
tracks have this ) SECA is working to help build this
process throughout all of our member tracks.
$100 Tire protest - Anyone
in the top five finishers may protest tires.
$100 acceptance fee!
(Penalties based on calendar
1st offense: $1000.00 fine, loss
of points, prize money
2nd offense: $2500.00 fine, loss
of points, prize money
3rd offense: $5000.00 fine, loss
of points, prize money, suspension to be based upon SECA
management's discretion. (Tracks may have additional
penalties to all offenses)
Must be approved firewall
(approved by Series Official)
Edges of firewall should be
completely ‘sealed’ with silicone or similar material in
case of fire.
Floor should be reinforced
Sheet metal beside driver
should be strongly reinforced or use heavier gauge in this
BODIES (check diagram in rear
of rules) ***All measurements are with driver ‘in the car"
Ford, GM, Dodge and Toyota
All body parts must be same
as nose. (Ford, GM, Dodge, Toyota)
Standard Dirt type bodies
No wedge bodies.
No lips allowed on roof,
sides or nose that may be utilized for spoiler purposes.
(Inside or outside)
All upper and side panels
must run parallel to chassis.
Front fenders and hood must
be level and flat from left side to right side of car and
at least as far back as engine plate.
No part of fenders or hood
may be below outside body line nor angle inward or
A single strip of plastic
material along the bottom of doors permitted.
No part of rear deck may
extend past quarter panels.
Center of rear hub to end
of quarter panel cannot exceed 50 inches. Measured in a
Must have at least one
number on both doors and number on roof.
No part of body may "V in"
from outside to middle of car or middle of that part.
No wheel skirts.
37 inches from top of door
to ground maximum.
Rear Deck height measured
from ground 38 inches maximum with driver in car.
78 inches at the top of the
doors maximum side to side (width). Checked at firewall
and behind driver’s seat.
72 inches maximum rear
width measured at spoiler.
78 inches maximum rear body
width measured 12 inches below spoiler.
Maximum width of body
measured at bottom of doors 86 inches. Measured in the
center of doors.
ELEPHANT EARS: NO MORE THAN
5" TALL. MEASURED WITH STRAIGHT EDGE DOWN TO HOOD.
All non approved bodies and/or
any section(s) of the body can or will be assessed a
weight penalty (minimum of 50 lbs) at the discretion of
the technical director
Sheet metal, fiberglass or
plastic. Carbon fiber edges permitted.
No odd shaped or partial
tilted roofs. Must be parallel to body.
Must have roof supports and
posts. Bottom of front post Maximum 12 inches. Post must
run in straight line and maximum 4 inches total of both
sides. May taper at bottom into post.
No V shape of roof measured
from outside to middle.
Roof Length Minimum 44 -
Roof Width Minimum 48 -
Quarters windows must be
either, both sealed or both open. (If open, cannot be
‘offset and must be the same size’).
Sail Panel(s) maximum 43
1/2 inches measured at any point on a horizontal plane.
Sail Panel(s) cannot be
offset. Must meet edge of body. Maximum 3 inch arch
measured on front side.
Sail Panel(s) must be same
as body. Re: Ford, Dodge, Chevy, etc
Sail Panel must ‘taper
down’ at rear corner of roof.
Sail panels cannot be
offset from each other.
Sail Panels Maximum of 3/8
inch lip at any point for support.
No horizontal supports on
Front and rear of roof must
roll, not create a spoiler effect.
The roofs are getting out
of hand. We will work to create a "rake" rule in 2013.
Measured w angle finder.
Any extensions must be of
flexible material. Maximum width of nose piece and
extension is 92 inches
Must be mounted flat to top
of fenders. Fenders may not "V" in.
Maximum measured from
center of front hub is 54 inches at furthest point.
Nose must be same as body
Interior body work may be
dropped a maximum of 4 inches below the door. Drop
interior must be enclosed at firewall in.
Flat interior must maintain
a minimum of 11 inches from roll cage to allow for easy
exit in case of emergency
Plastic glare shield
permitted at front of cockpit as normal method(4 inch
8 inch spoiler only
Metal or Lexan permitted.
Plexiglas is not permitted.
permitted up and down only. Side to side not permitted.
Spoiler may not be adjustable during the race.
Maximum measurement is 8
inches tall X 72 inches wide.
2 piece spoiler allowed,
but must be bolted together at joint and attached to
single blade at that joint.
If bolted together, both
pieces must be exact same angle.
Measured total of all
material including any turns up or down and including
Spoiler may not extend over
side of car
Spoiler blade may extend up
to ¾ inch off of back of car
Maximum 3 blades or
Supports or blades maximum
length of 18½ inches where it attaches to the car.
Includes middle blade.
Blade must have a minimum
of 1 ½ inches clearance between front of blade and sail
Blade at front edge must be
a maximum height of 4 inches.
If angle material is used
to support rear of spoiler, it must be mounted at least ½
inch below top edge of spoiler
**Cars with GM 602 engine
MAY utilize 12" inch ‘side blades’. Middle blade ‘if used’
must remain 8 inches. Both side blades must be the same
*12" inch side blades. Use
same pattern as 8" inch blade in diagram. 4 inches front
maximum, tapering in a straight line to the rear of blade.
No aluminum or titanium
All tubing must be a
minimum of 1 1/2 inches and a minimum of .083 wall
Three bars in driver’s side
mandatory, two bars in right side mandatory.
Must have a minimum of 1
inch bar, .083 wall thickness in halo section running
either front to rear or diagonal across.
Fire suit mandatory. One or
Racing shoes and gloves
Seat of racing type design
and bolted to frame not floor.
Right side head rest
mandatory, left side suggested.
Hans, Hutchens, and/or
similar safety restraint not mandatory, but strongly
recommended. (25 lb weight break if used)
Quick release steering
Batteries may not be
located inside driver’s compartment.
Helmet with fire resistant
interior. Snell 2005 and up.
Full set of racing seat
belts and mounted to frame and not floor mandatory. NO
SEAT BELTS OLDER THAN TWO YEARS!
Must have working fire
system at all times. Not charged means not working. Gauges
must be visible to tech inspector.
Mirrors are not allowed.
Fuel cell must be mounted
behind rear end housing between frame rails in what is
known as "industry standard".
Must be securely strapped
with minimum of two steel straps. (Other state laws may
apply, NJ, etc)
Straps must be 2 inches
wide x 1/8 inch thick.
Must be mounted inside fuel
cell steel box.
No part of fuel cell may be
below bottom of rear housing.
GASOLINE OR RACING GAS ONLY
– NO ETHANOL (E85 OR E105 see below) NO METHANOL, OR
ALCOHOL - NO NITROUS OXIDE. NO PROPYLENE OXIDE, OR
CHEMICAL ADDITIVES. FUELS MUST HAVE A SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF
LESS THAN .745. ANY FUEL WITH A SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF .745
OR GREATER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. IT IS THE RACERS
RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW WHAT HE/SHE IS PUTTING IN THE FUEL
CELL. THE NEW VP CHP RACING FUEL IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED,
AS IT IS SPECIALLY FORMULATED FOR THE GM PERFORMANCE
CIRCLE TRACK ENGINES FOR MAXIMUM
PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY.