Compact Derby, Powder Puff Derby (4&6 cylinders)
Saturday Sept. 28th @ 11am
Pit gate 7:00- 930am (inspection line closes @10 am)
Bloomsburg Fair Motorsports
Drivers must be at least 16 years of age, 16 and 17 year olds need to have a signed consent waiver by parents or guardian to participate. Driver must furnish his/her own car. All drivers and pit crew must sign a liability waiver and purchase a pit pass before entering the pit area or track. All drivers must attend the driver’s meeting prior to race time. Any driver under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to compete. No alcohol or drugs permitted in pits. Unsportsmanlike conduct could result in ban or suspension from infield.
4 Cylinder Cars Permitted:Any factory equipped 4 cylinder, 2 or 4 door, sedan or station wagon. No light commercial vehicles, SUVs,trucks or vans. AWD cars must remove one drive shaft.
6 Cylinder Cars Permitted: Any factory equipped 6 cylinder FWD, 2 or 4 door, sedan or station wagon. No light commercial vehicles, SUVs, trucks, or vans.
STOCK MEANS STOCK! IF IT DOESN’T SAY IT IN THE RULES DON’T DO IT! These vehicles are to be considered stock unless specifically mentioned in these rules. No altering, swapping, welding, or manipulating parts unless specifically mentioned.
Drivers must hit a live vehicle every 60 seconds.
Drivers are required to wear a DOT approved helmet and safety glasses/goggles or face shield. Drivers must also wear full length pants and footwear that completely covers feet. Safety is our first priority while on the grounds. There will be no tolerance of any unsafe acts. Conduct of a driver or crew member can disqualify the driver and car from the event. All decisions of the judges are final. Please call the head official Joey Young (570-441-3801) Mon-Fri 8am-5pm for any rule clarifications and questions.
ALL unnecessary glass, plastic, chrome moldings, carpet, mirrors, emblems, and flammable materials must be removed. No broken windows in doors.
The car must be clean and free of loose debris in the driver’s compartment and the trunk. All airbags must be completely removed. Drain air conditioners and associated rubber hoses must be cut or removed prior to arrival at the track. All trailer/towing hitches must be removed.
Car appearance: Each car needs their own distinct number where it can easily be read in contrasting colors.Roof sign recommended for individual number. Doors do not have to be white but numbers must be easily identified.
Cages & Driver Protection:
Factory dash may be removed. You must have seat bar from B post to B post as a minimum for team derby and is highly recommend for compact and powder puff. No cage bars past the firewall or in trunk area. Cages are intentioned for safety, do not reinforce the car. Halos will be allowed given the vertical bars do not extend more than 2” past horizontal roof bar.
No outside door bars. Exception: Wednesday night figure 8 cars entering compact derby after race may compete with rails on.
Fuel Tanks & Batteries:
ORIGINAL FUEL TANKS in stock location permitted. Tank must be secured in two places using up to ⅜ chain or wire. Gas tank shields permitted as long as it does not reinforce the car.
Metal fuel cells or approved marine style metal tanks are required when mounted inside of car. No gas cans or plastic tanks. Maximum capacity of fuel tank permitted is 10 gallons. Gasoline only. Any fuel leaks will disqualify car from participating. Please use secure leak proof fittings and good hose clamps and make sure they are tight.
Tanks must be located behind the front seat and must be securely fastened with chains, bolts, or both. ZIP SCREWS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. If you choose to use a frame for the purpose of mounting your gas tank, it may either be mounted to the rear seat bar OR bolted to the floor sheet metal (no combinations) All fuel tank frames/mounts may be no wider than 24” and must start a minimum of 4” away from vertical sheet metal on both used and fresh cars. All parts of a cage mounted fuel tank frame/mount must be at least 5” above floor that is below said fuel tank frame/mount. Additionally, fuel tank mounts may not be used as a technical advantage on a vehicle.
All fuel tanks should be covered with a rubber mat, a metal cover, or both. You may run an electric fuel pump, but it must have a kill switch that is clearly marked.
Battery – ONE Battery only. May be moved inside to the passenger side floorboard. Battery Must be covered (No metal). We recommend metal frames bolted or welded to the floor or chains. Do not use zip screws or rubber straps.
Brakes & Steering:
A working hydraulic brake system is required. You must exhibit the ability to stop. Anyone losing their brakes during an event will be disqualified. Steering must remain stock. Tie rod may be welded or reinforced.
Tires & Rims:
Air only. No liquid or concrete filled tires. No studded tires. Any ply rating, doubled, etc. will be allowed. All wheel weights must be removed, including on the inside of the wheels. Variable lug centers permitted. No bead locks. No valve stem protectors.
Body & Frame:
Stock- Do not touch body mounts or subframe mounts. No frame modifications.No stuffed frames of any kind. Do not “enhance” or crease body lines. Fender well sheet metal may be cut or rolled for clearance purposes but may not be bolted or welded back together.
Sunroof hole must be covered and secured with same thickness metal as the roof.
Front Frame only may be seam welded first 6”.
Any frame/unibody/rocker panel/body panel/bumper/etc. may be drilled to scope inside if deemed necessary for inspection.
Patching and rust repair to body and/or frame will be allowed only if cleared in advance by head official Joey Young (570-441-3801), mon thru fri 8am-5pm & may require pictures before and after any repairs.
Hoods, Trunks & Doors:
Hood must have at least an 8” x 8” hole near the center for fire personnel access. Hood may be secured in a total of 4 places of your choice by chain (⅜” max.), #9 wire. Hood must be able to be opened for inspection. Factory Hood latch must be removed and factory hood hinges must me in place. 2 of the 4 tie downs may go around the bumper and up through the hood and are considered to of the tie downs.
Doors and trunks may have a total of 8 places (combination of choice) of your choice on each panel by welding metal plates (3”x3”x ¼” max.), chain (⅜” max.), #9 wire (3 strand max), OR banding(3” max). ONLY THE DRIVER’S DOOR MAY BE FULLY SEAM WELDED for safety purposes (3”x ¼” straps max.). No inside seams may be welded.Trunks may be tucked. NO welding on inside of trunk seams. Trunks can not be fastened to floor.
Any OEM car bumper permitted. Bumper corners may be cut and bent to fit width of the car. Seam welding is permitted on bumpers. NO sharp edges or corners. Bumpers may be welded directly to the frame or may use up to a 6” x 6” x ¼” plate and must cap end of frame.Bumpers can not be welded to body of car. Mounting plate can not run long ways of frame or be used with a shock. Any OEM Stock shock may be used in a stock manor. Shocks may be compressed and welded. Shock plate may be welded to frame and bumper. Welding allowed first 1 inch of frame only from bumper to frame if overlapped. Frame may be shortened to mount bumper but core support and mounts may not be modified. Bumper corners can not stick out past body of car more than 3” approximately.
Engines, Transmissions & Drive shafts:
Engine & transmission must be STOCK. Shifting method may be altered. Engine may be secured in any way that does not strengthen the car or any other component.
Electronics may be relocated.
Stacks will be permitted. Exhaust underneath car will be permitted.
Water only in cooling system. Please drain antifreeze prior to arrival at the track. Electric fans only. No engine mounted fans permitted. ( Anybody even read the rules?) All engine cooling fans must be under hood. No external radiator guards/protectors. Trans coolers may be relocated under hood or in back seat area and may only be bolted to sheet metal only.
Some type of air cleaner must be used.
Suspension & Rears
Must remain STOCK. Front springs may be stiffened with clamps, spacers or 1” rod. Do not pipe or alter strut. Do not reinforce A-arms or trailing arms.
Strut bars may be used from strut tower to strut tower in the front only. Only true figure 8 cars ran in our events will be permitted to keep there rear strut bars in.
Differentials may be welded.
IF IT’S NOT IN THE RULES, IT DOES NOT MEAN YOU CAN DO IT. PLEASE CALL OR TEXT Joey Young (570-441-3801) mon-fri 8am-5pm WITH ANY QUESTIONS. ALL DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES ARE FINAL.