Demo Derby Rules

DEMO-DERBY RULES

                                                                                                                                   

ALL CARS MUST BE 1985 AND NEWER!!!

4 CYLINDERS DIVISION MUST HAVE 105 INCH OR UNDER WHEEL BASE. LADIES

DIVISION MUST HAVE 108 INCH OR UNDER WHEEL BASE. LADIES MAY USE 4, 6 OR 8

CYLINDER VEHICLES. FULL SIZE VEHICLES MUST HAVE 105 INCH OR MORE WHEEL

BASE AND MAY HAVE 6 OR 8 CYLINDERS. MINI VANS MAY BE 4 OR 6 CYLINDERS

MINI VANS: NO ALL WHEEL DRIVES OR COMPOSITE BODIES SUCH AS LUMINA APV’S

OR PONTIAC TRANSPORTS

 

NO HEARSE OR AMBULANCES WILL BE ALLOWED

 

NO VALVE STEM PROTECTORS

 

STOCK TIRES MUST BE USED – NO HARD RUBBER TIRES OR SNOW TIRES – AIR ONLY

IN TIRES, NO LIQUIDS

 

WATER ONLY IN RADIATORS – GAS ENGINES ONLY NO DIESEL ENGINES

 

HOODS AND TRUNK LIDS MUST HAVE LOCKING LATCHES REMOVED AND BE TIED DOWN WITH ROPE ONLY!!!

 

A 12 INCH HOLE MUST BE CUT INTO HOOD AND TRUNK LID IN CASE OF FIRE

 

FUEL TANKS MAY BE REPLACED WITH FUEL CELLS OR SMALLER TANKS. ALL

TANKS MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED AND COVERED OR FIREWALL FROM FUEL CELL/TANK AND DRIVER

 

ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS MUST HAVE A WELL MARKED FUEL SHUT OFF SWITCH

 

NO MORE THAN 5 GALLONS OF GAS ONLY IN FUEL TANKS

 

ONE (1) AUTOMOTIVE PER CAR…BATTERIES MAY BE MOVED TO INSIDE OF VEHICLE, BUT MUST BE COVERED AND BOLTED DOWN…NO HOLES IN WINDSHIELD TO RUN BATTERY CABLES

 

VEHICLE MUST REMAIN AS MANUFACTURED, NO NOTCHING, CUTTING,USE OF A HAMMER/SLEDGEHAMMER,BENDING OR REINFORCEMENT OF ANY KIND OTHER THAN REINFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS DOOR

 

ALL GLASS MUST BE REMOVED EXCEPT FOR WINDSHIELDS. IF REMOVED, WINDSHIELDS MUST BE REPLACED WITH SCREEN OR LEXAN

 

ALL CHROME, HUB CAPS, ANTENNAS, WHEEL WEIGHTS, AND EXTERIOR PLASTIC MUST BE REMOVED

 

SEAT BELTS MUST BE FUNTIONAL AND WORN AT ALL TIMES

 

BROKEN SEATS WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION

 

FOAM PADDING IN DRIVER’S DOOR IS MANDATORY

 

NO DRIVER’S DOOR HITS WILL BE TOLERATED.

 

DRIVER’S DOOR MUST BE CHAINED OR WELDED PASSENGER’S DOOR CAN BE CHAINED OR HAVE FOUR(4) ONE INCH WELDS TO HOLD DOR SHUT – MAXIMUM 1/4 INCH STEEL PLATE MAY BE USED ON OUTSIDE OF DRIVER’S DOOR…MAY HAVE CAGE OR PIPING WELDED INSIDE OF CAR FOR DRIVER’S SAFETY..MUST BE PROFESSIONALLY WELDED

 

HELMETS AND GOGGLES, OR FACE SHIELDS MUST BE WORN WITH CHIN STRAPS FASTENED AT ALL TIMES…LONG SLEEVE SHIRT AND PANTS….FIRESUITS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED…MUST WEAR SHOES OR BOOTS..NO SANDALS OR BAREFEET!!

 

NO OFFENSIVE, LEWD OR VULGAR LETTERING OR PICTURES ALLOWED