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Shentona Track Rules

General Tech Rules

T-1: A car cannot be placed on the track after the qualifying heat / main has begun.

T-2: Tech inspection will be explained at each event prior to the start of the 1st qualifier. Cars may also be inspected immediately after a race by the race director ot their designee.

T-3: First, Second and Third place cars may be inspected immediately after respective mains. if a driver takes their car back to the pit area before being inspected , the car will be disqualified.

T-4: Velcro will be attached to all vehicle on the windshield. The hook Side. It must be visible to scorekeepers in order to keep count of vehicle laps.

T-5: Non Shock absorbing bumpers are not allowed on any car racing on the track. A bumper must be present on all cars. No metal Front bumpers. Most stock bumpers are acceptable as well as many after market.

T-6: No sharp protruding objects are allowed on cars. This includes nerf bars. Sprint cars are the exception to this rule.

T-7: All tech rules must be strictly adhered to. No cars will be allowed to race if they are found to be in violation of the rules. Any violation must be corrected BEFORE the car is raced. It is the responsibility of the racer to insure their car meets all technical requirements. If a car passes through "Tech Inspection" and a technical illegality is over-looked, the vehicle is still illegal.

T-8: Bodies: All cars must have a readily removable body. A car cannot compete unless the body is properly secured. If a body falls off or drags on the track, the racer must pull off the track and have the body refastened before continuing the race. no car shall be counted or allowed to cross the finish line with the body being secured.

T-8a: Windows: All Vehicle Windows must be transparent.

T-9: Only sub-C size NiCad batteries shall be used. The individual cells must be a maximum of 23 mm diameter by 42 mm length and purchased through normal commercial channels. All sportsman classes are restricted to a maximum MAH rating of 1700. All expert classes are allowed to use 2000 MAH rated batteries. All classes in all scales will be allowed to run a maximum of 6 cells. Any driver who refuses to have their batteries inspected by a track official will be subject to disqualification and may be placed on probation.

T-10: Stock Drive motors: Stock motors must be ROAR approved with ROAR 91 or 96 stamped on the end bell. With the exception of Magnet Zapping, Commutator cutting, brushes, spring posts, and springs. no physical user modifications are allowed, including retiming, rebalancing, epoxy, or ball bearings. Motors must be .05 size, wound with a minimum 27 turns of 22 AWG wire ( error factor of 1 turn allowed on 1 of 3 poles). Maximum diameter of the can is 36.02 mm and maximum length is 53 mm measured from the mounting face to the furthest most point. Not including the solder tabs or Lead wire. Shaft diameter is .125 inches. The End bell of the motor can must be crimped in place. Only bushings are allowed, no ball bearings. Hand wound stock motors are not legal. Motors that show any sign of tampering will be disqualified.

T-11: Rookie and sportsman class motors: These classes must use 24 degree stock motors in all scales.

T-12: Wings and spoilers: A Spoiler is an air deflector mounted on the front or rear deck of a vehicle to reduce the tendency to lift off the road at high speeds. A wing is an Air foil used for lift. Wings in all scales cannot be of metal material.

T-13: Transmissions: Multiple speed transmissions are not legal in any class.

T-14: Class separations: Any driver who enters a sportsman class and wishes to enter another class, must enter a sportsman class. The same will apply to a driver who enters an expert class.


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