Outlaw Sprint Karts Winnemucca
Official Rule Book 2013



Disclaimer:

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements and uniform rules and race procedures for such events at Battle Mountain. These rules shall govern the conduct of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have a complied with these rules.

NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF, OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULE AND/OR REGULATIONS.

They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death of a participant, spectator, or official. These rules and regulations apply to all participants and karts at racing events sanctions at Battle Mountain.

General rules:

All drivers must have a signed release of liability form on file with the speedway. All minors must have a minors release form on file with Battle Mountain Speedway. In addition, when parent or guardian is not in attendance, drivers must provide a designated guardian form. Any driver/owner found to have lied about their age, or provide falsified documents, will be suspended from competition.

Numbers:

Numbers will be 0-99, in each class. Single and double digit numbers only, minimum 12 inches tall, on the outside of each wing panel, and in contrasting color. They must be readable from the scoring tower. A minimum 6” tall number, visible from the rear of the kart is required. BIGGER is BETTER! There will be no duplicate numbers in any class. All drivers must register their number with Lovelock Speedway every season.

POINTS:

MAKE SURE YOU CHILD IS IN THE CORRECT CLASS TO BEGIN WITH. If need be TRACK PRESIDENT / DOC will determine to move driver up.

POINTS ARE AWARDED IN ALL CLASSES. If you are moved up to a higher class your points will go with you.. If you race two classes you will have two sets of points. Points will stay with driver if racing a different car in the same year. Drivers are eligible for end of year awards  

REFUSAL OF ENTRY:

We reserve the right to refuse service, entry or re-entry to anyone. Any individual, team or associate may be refused entry for reasons such as debt owed, conduct, behavior or actions, or illegal activity of the driver, car owner, pit crew, or family member.

PHYSICAL, CONDITION, INTOXICANTS AND CONDUCT, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY



Any driver, car owner, pit crew, mechanics, or anyone entering the pit area during the day of the race, gives evidence of physical or mental impairment, exhaustion, alcohol consumption or using drugs making him/her a potential danger to others on the track or pit area, will be excluded from competition and ARE SUBJECT TO IMMEDIATE EJECTION BY THE OFFICIALS AND/OR SECURITY PERSONNEL…

No alcoholic beverages may be consumed by anyone in the pit area during the event.

Anyone who is exiting the pit area to the grandstand or parking lot area to obtain intoxicants will have to forfeit their Pit Pass and remain out of the pit area until all race events are completed. The cost of the Pit Pass will not be reimbursed.

If consumption of alcoholic beverages becomes an issue, we reserve the right to eliminate alcoholic beverages from being allowed onto the premises at anytime

It is against Nevada state law for minors under the age of 21 to possess alcohol. Any competitor/minor suspected of illegal possession or consumption of alcohol or drugs will be suspended from competition, and the proper authorities will be notified. If authorities confirm suspicion, penalty will be permanent suspension. If competitor chooses to leave before authorities arrive, they will be considered guilty, and permanently suspended.

There will be ZERO TOLERANCE for any improper conduct, physical, and/or verbal abuse to any individual or group at any time



Any person who shall strike or cause bodily harm or use improper language directed towards the Officials or any other person will be automatically suspended. The offender may also face assault charges or have legal action brought against them

Suspension and/or fines may be assessed to family or friends. Objectionable conduct, such as arguing with or shouting at officials, will not be tolerated and may subject the driver to be black flagged, fined and/or the offender being removed from the premises



General track rules

Drivers, parents, and crew members shall read and understand the racing rule. Parents shall make sure their children know and understand all rules and regulations



Absolutely no alcoholic beverages in pit area, Open container in your pit will subject owner, driver, and kart to DQ and suspension. Anyone supplying alcohol to a minor will be permanently suspended.



Parents: You are responsible for your child’s safety, and actions. Make sure you read and understand all disclaimers when you sign and enter the race track ground



Push vehicles: No one under 16 years of age may operate a push vehicle.



Rough driving will result in penalty, fine, and/or suspension at discretion of Flagman / DOC.



Failure to obey any flag will result in DQ, penalty, and/or suspension at discretion of Flagman / DOC.

It is ultimately the obligation of each participant to insure that his or her conduct and equipment, comply with all applicable speedway rules.



Drivers: make sure you read and understand the racing rules. Some things have changed since last year, and some things are different from other race tracks procedure.



Any display of unsportsmanlike conduct will result in penalty, fine, and/or suspension at discretion of the Flagman / DOC.



All drivers assume responsibility for any and all actions towards anyone shall be cause for penalty, suspension, loss of any awards (money and points), and possible arrest.



RACING RULES & ETIQUETTE



Please be staged and ready to race. We are not obligated to wait for anyone.



Green Flag: The entire track is open for racing. Passing will not be permitted before the green flag is displayed, at designated point.

All karts must stay side by side, at MEDIUM SPEED, until the flag man throws that green flag. Failure to do so may result in one or both karts being sent to the rear of the field. There will only be one green flag attempt at a double file restart.

Jumped starts will result in disqualification or penalty at Flagger’s discretion.



Double file restarts: Karts will maintain medium speed until the flag man throws the green flag, no passing until you pass the cone at the flag man. Karts lagging back on starts may be penalized at flag man’s discretion.

All starts must be sportsmanlike. Brake checking, letting off the throttle, hitting the kart in front of you, or any unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated, and will cause for penalty or disqualification.



Red/Yellow Flag: Restart Race. This is on the first lap only. Restarts will be only on false start (green flag not thrown by flag man).



Yellow Flag:

We do not race to the yellow.

Once the yellow is thrown, the restart line-up will be according to the last completed green lap (completed by karts not involved in caution).

Any kart racing through a wreck, or not slowing will be penalized or DQ’d at discretion of Flagman’s / DOC.

All karts must come to a parade lap speed single file during a yellow. Failure to do so will result in DQ

If you cause two (2) yellow flags to be thrown in any one race, you may be black flagged for the remainder of that race.

If the kart is sent to the pits or work area and returns to track, kart will line up in rear of pack. We will not wait for you.

Karts that stall during a yellow may be restarted once without penalty. If it stalls again it will be pushed to the SIDE of the track. If kart is restarted driver must line up at the rear of the field.

If a kart has a MINOR problem (one time) on racetrack and Official can easily fix it, kart may remain on the track but will have to line up at the rear of field.

If a kart is to break down more than two times and it cannot be restarted it will be pushed to the SIDE of the track and will be able to come out next race and try again.

DOC’s discretion is final.



Red Flag: STOP AS SOON AS SAFELY POSSIBLE.

Revert back to previous lap for lineup.

Red flag may be used on the last lap and scoring will be running order on previous lap (with kart causing red scored accordingly).

FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE RED FLAG WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.



Blue/Yellow Flag: To inform slower moving karts that leader is about to pass. Hold your line.



Black Flag: PRECEDE TO PIT AREA for consultation. Kart will cease being scored from time flag is displayed.



White Flag: ONE LAP TO FINISH. Once white flag has been taken by leader, race will end on next lap. If there is a yellow/checkered finish, scoring will revert to previous completed lap. Karts involved in caution will be scored at the rear of the field.



Checkered Flag: Race is officially over.



Race Format

All classes will draw for heat race starting position.

After first race all future races will be inverted by points.

All consolation mains will start straight up. Any racer that has no points will start scratch at the first race they attend.

Heat races will be 10 laps

Main events will be 20 laps

Any race may be shorted due to excessive yellows or time constraints at discretion of race director.

If laps are to be added to a race, competitors will be notified in advance.

Classes must have a minimum of 2 karts. Classes may be combined at discretion of Track President / DOC

Fighting on premises will result in permanent suspension. Drivers are responsible for the actions of their pit crew. Pit crew members observed verbally or physically abusing anyone will result in loss of accrued points for their driver and/or fine.

Any display of unsportsmanlike conduct (on or off the track) will result in a FINE, SUSPENSION, and IMMEDIATE REMOVAL FROM RACE AREA, POINT PENALTIES, or ALL OF THE ABOVE.



ALL KART CLASSES

Basic requirements:

Frames must be of kart configuration. Not to exceed 90” in overall length. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Wheels not to exceed 6” in diameter, four tires and wheels are required in traditional location. No suspensions

Cages are mandatory

Wing sides must stay within 3” from outer most edge of kart. No sharp edges or exposed bolts. Overall length can be 48” maximum, minimum wing side panels- 32”x12”, minimum 32”x32” center section. With the uppermost part of the kart and wing not to exceed 78”, remote wing adjusters are allowed. No nose wings.

Bodies can be fiberglass, aluminum, or lexan. No sharp edges or protruding parts.

Wing, Hood, and tail piece are mandatory in all classes.

No bars, other than regular nerf bar, may extend out past outer edge of tire on either side of kart, all nerfs and bumpers must be on, and secure for kart to complete.

ALL KARTS MUST DISPLAY A MINIMUM 12” NUMBERS ON RIGHT AND LEFT SIDE OF WING. BIGGER is BETTER! Numbers that are not legible will not be scored.

NO duplicate numbers in any class. Numbers must be displayed on contrasting background.

There must be a minimum 6 inch number visible from rear of the kart.

Floor pan’s must be a minimum .090 thick aluminum, and must extend from front of seat to pedals. Floor pan must be attached with bolts.

This is open wheel racing. No front-end cowcatchers. If in doubt, see officials.

No part of kart may obscure the driver’s vision

All karts must have a solid rear axle, no ratcheting hubs or other mechanical means of unlocking 1 wheel on the rear axle.

All karts must have a wing at all times on the track

All exhaust systems must be contained inside the profile of the kart

No titanium or other exotic materials allowed on any kart.

All lead weight must be painted white with kart number, and be securely bolted to kart. Any kart losing a weight on the track will be penalized.

Must have a rear hydraulic brake in good working condition at all times.

All karts must have an approved five point racing seat belts. Shoulder harness must be mounted in a way to restrict forward body motion independently of seat. Lap seat belts should be mounted on frame or seat belt loop. Cut or frayed seat belts will not be allowed. This entire rule is strongly enforced

SFI approved helmets supports, and arm restraints are mandatory. Arm restraints must be attached to lap belt and worn below the elbow. Gloves are mandatory.

Chain guards are required.

Door bars are required. Opening door bar must open from the rear.

Left side protection is recommended.



Helmets:

MIN: Snell 2000 or promoter approved.

Helmet must fit driver’s head.

Aluminum high back seats are mandatory. Seat mounts to the frame.

All drivers must maintain a working fire extinguisher in their pit at all times.

All karts must have a 6” nylon tie attached to spark plug wire.

Kill switch is MANDATORY, within drivers reach.



Roll cage:

Minimum standard for roll cage (tubing thickness) in all classes’ 7/8”.063 chrome molly steel, or 1” .083 steel.

All vertical cage bars must be connected by a horizontal bar at the front and rear of uppermost cage.

Halos are highly recommended.





Roll cage must be securely fastened with a grade 5 or better bolt, in at least four spots with lock nuts or jam nuts (no hitch pins).

Driver’s body must be completely inside roll cage.

Roll cage height minimum of 2” clearance above driver’s helmet and bottom plane of upper roll bar.

Halos are recommended on all karts

Driving apparel:

Minimum SFI 1 racing suits MANDATORY. Abrasion rated go karting suits are not acceptable (SFI suits are not required for box stock... HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

No sharp or protruding objects on any part of the kart

Fuel line location cannot be closer than 2” to any of the exhaust system at any time and shall not be above the exhaust. Fuel line must have ample slack for cage movement. Must be petroleum grade fuel line

Fuel tank location:

Must be located in between the frame rails (no mounting to the nerf bars or roll cage).



Four stroke class requirements

 BEGINNER BOX STOCK

IF WE DON’T SAY YOU CAN….. YOU CAN’T!!!

Drivers must be promoter approved, 5-8 years of age

(All exceptions must be approved by Track President) must be 5 years old at beginning of racing season. If you have 2 seasons of racing experience and you are age eight or older on the date of the first race of the racing season you must run in the Box Stock Division.

This class is for new, inexperienced drivers. MAKE SURE YOU CHILD IS IN THE CORRECT CLASS TO BEGIN WITH. If need be Track President / DOC can determine to move driver up at anytime.

Engine: Make sure your motor is a stock powered motor; this class is for new inexperienced drivers. All vehicles restricted to a maximum of one rear-mounted – based on a five-horsepower, single cylinder, single-spark-plug, flathead-configured, four cycle engine – engine from a recognized OEM or aftermarket supplier.

It must retain original OEM five-horsepower engine block configuration and horse power.

NOT PERMITTED, porting, polishing, and relieving of block; boring of cylinder; machining of deck surface, aftermarket head.

NOT PERMITTED Adding material to deck surface, installing a space between the block and cylinder head, or any other modification designed to increase the effective deck height of the cylinder.

If you win more than three consecutive races you could be moved up to the up to the next class. This will be to the discretion of Track President / DOC.

POINTS ARE AWARDED IN THIS CLASS. IF YOU ARE moved up to a higher class your points will go with you. 

Type of engine to be used next year for this class will be decided before February 2014

Clutch: Any style of shoe drum clutch. There will be a one race grace period.

Exhaust: Regardless of design, no part of tailpipe may extend more than 27 inches past exhaust attachment point on rear of engine block. Outlet must be directed rearward, away from driver and engine.

Fuel: Restricted to PUMP GASOLINE. No methanol, alcohol, or gasohol. Nitrous oxide and/or propylene oxide and/or nitromethane prohibited. No fuel addictives, power enhancers, or mix-ins allowed; scents permitted.

Air filters: Air filters must be securely mounted.

Fuel Systems: Any naturally aspirated carburetor, Fuel injection prohibited. Auxiliary vacuum fuel pump permitted, must be pulsed from manifold only. Pressurized fuel systems prohibited. Fuel tank/cell must be equipped with a screw-on or positive locking cap. All vents must be routed downward and away from driver. Open hole or holes in fuel tank/cell prohibited.

Oil System: Oil additives for the intent of producing power prohibited.

Starter: Pull-rope or remote starter mandatory. Any driver-activated/operated starting systems prohibited.

Throttle: All vehicles must be equipped with a positive throttle return spring, which shall close throttle when released. Throttle control must be manually operated by driver’s foot. Electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any other devises may in no way affect throttle operation.

Fuel Tank: Must be located in between the frame rails (no mounting to the nerf bars or roll cage).



BOX STOCK

IF WE DON’T SAY YOU CAN….. YOU CAN’T!!!

Drivers 8-13 years of age.

Engine: Make sure your motor is a stock powered motor; this class is for new, inexperienced drivers. All vehicles restricted to a maximum of one rear-mounted – based on a five-horsepower, single cylinder, single-spark-plug, flathead-configured, four cycle engine – engine from a recognized OEM or aftermarket supplier.

It must retain original OEM five-horsepower engine block configuration and horse power.

NOT PERMITTED, porting, polishing, and relieving of block; boring of cylinder; machining of deck surface, aftermarket head.

NOT PERMITTED Adding material to deck surface, installing a space between the block and cylinder head, or any other modification designed to increase the effective deck height of the cylinder.

If you win more than three consecutive races you could be moved up to the up to the next class. This will be to the discretion of Track President / DOC.

POINTS ARE AWARDED IN THIS CLASS. IF YOU ARE moved up to a higher class your points will go with you.

Type of engine to be used next year for this class will be decided before February 2014

Clutch: Any style of clutch can be used drum or disc style.

Exhaust: Regardless of design, no part of tailpipe may extend more than 27 inches past exhaust attachment point on rear of engine block. Outlet must be directed rearward, away from driver and engine.

Fuel: Restricted to PUMP GASOLINE. No methanol, alcohol, or gasohol. Nitrous oxide and/or propylene oxide and/or nitromethane prohibited. No fuel addictives, power enhancers, or mix-ins allowed; scents permitted.

Air filters: The air cleaner type and mounting is optional, but must be promoter approved.

Fuel Systems: Any naturally aspirated carburetor, Fuel injection prohibited. If using an aftermarket carburetor, must be accompanied with a billet aluminum flywheel. Auxiliary vacuum fuel pump permitted, must be pulsed from manifold only.

Pressurized fuel systems prohibited. Fuel tank/cell must be equipped with a screw-on or positive locking cap. All vents must be routed downward and away from driver. Open hole or holes in fuel tank/cell prohibited.

Oil System: Oil additives for the intent of producing power prohibited.

Starter: Pull-rope or remote starter mandatory. Any driver-activated/operated starting systems prohibited.

Throttle: All vehicles must be equipped with a positive throttle return spring, which shall close throttle when released. Throttle control must be manually operated by driver’s foot: Electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any other devises may in no way affect throttle operation.

Fuel Tank: Must be located in between the frame rails (no mounting to the nerf bars or roll cage).



BOX STOCK OUTLAW

Drivers 8-13 years of age.

Engine: All vehicles restricted to a maximum of one rear-mounted – based on a five-horsepower, single cylinder, single-spark-plug, engine from a recognized OEM or aftermarket supplier must retain original five-horsepower engine block configuration. Subaru engines are allowed. Porting, polishing, and relieving of block; boring of cylinder; machining of deck surface permitted. Aftermarket head permitted.

NOT PERMITTED Adding material to deck surface, installing a space between the block and cylinder head, or any other modification designed to increase the effective deck height of the cylinder.

Clutch: Any style of clutch can be used drum or disc style.

Exhaust: Regardless of design, no part of tailpipe may extend more than 27 inches past exhaust attachment point on rear of engine block. Outlet must be directed rearward, away from driver and engine.

Fuel: Restricted to PUMP GASOLINE or RACE FUEL. No methanol, alcohol, or gasohol. Nitrous oxide and/or propylene oxide and/or nitromethane prohibited. No fuel addictives, power enhancers, or mix-ins allowed; scents permitted.

Air filters: The air cleaner type and mounting is optional, but must be promoter approved.

Fuel Systems: Any naturally aspirated carburetor, Fuel injection prohibited. If using an aftermarket carburetor, must be accompanied with a billet aluminum flywheel. Auxiliary vacuum fuel pump permitted, must be pulsed from manifold only.

Pressurized fuel systems prohibited. Fuel tank/cell must be equipped with a screw-on or positive locking cap. All vents must be routed downward and away from driver. Open hole or holes in fuel tank/cell prohibited.

Oil System: Oil additives for the intent of producing power prohibited.

Starter: Pull-rope or remote starter mandatory. Any driver-activated/operated starting systems prohibited.

Throttle: All vehicles must be equipped with a positive throttle return spring, which shall close throttle when released.

Throttle control must be manually operated by driver’s foot: Electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any other devises may in no way affect throttle operation.

Fuel Tank: Must be located in between the frame rails (no mounting to the nerf bars or roll cage).



ALL TWO STROKE / FOUR STROKE CLASSES

125 / 250F‘s will compete in the same class. (NO 250 TWO STROKES)

Drivers 10-18 years old. All drivers must be promoter approved.

Engine must be approved 125cc / 250cc dirt bike engine.

Stock OEM heads, may be milled, combustion area must remain stock.

Kick starter may be removed and plugged.

Cylinder and case may be ported.

Must use stock 36mm carburetor. No modifications allowed, Carburetors may be interchanged among manufacturers.

Aftermarket reeds/ reed assemblies, and spacers are allowed.

Must have complete and operable OEM transmission and clutch.

No lightening of any internal components.

No decking the cylinder or block, no cylinder spacers. Multiple gaskets are considered a spacer.

No special factory parts allowed. All parts must be readily available to the average consumer. All parts will be compared to known stock parts.

No welding/ cutting/ reshaping of cases, except for pre-approved repairs.

JR 500 OUTLAW

Drivers 13-18 years old. All drivers must be promoter approved.

Must use sock 36mm carburetor. No modifications allowed. Carburetors may be interchanged among manufactures.

Stock head with no modifications. Welding water outlets is approved.

Aftermarket reeds/ reed assemblies, intakes, and reed spacers are approved.

Must have complete and operable OEM transmission and clutch.

No lightening of any internal components.

No decking of the cylinder or block, no cylinder spacers. Multiple gaskets are considered spacers. Cylinder porting permitted.

No special factory parts allowed. All parts must be readily available to the average consumer. All parts will be compared to known stock parts.

All other applicable 500 rules apply.

500 Outlaw

Drivers age 18 and over. Drivers must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Drivers may enter this class at 16 with prior racing experience and promoter approval. Drivers under 18 must be born before 1993 with a minor release form.

Engines must be approved 2 stroke engine. Minimum 400cc maximum 500cc plus. 080 overbore, with stock stroke.

Must have OEM operable clutch. No slipper type / automatic aftermarket clutches.

Gears may be removed from transmission would this be for all classes?

Kick starter may be removed and plugged

No cylinder spaces

No porting of cylinder and cases allowed.

Cylinder head is non tech, cool heads permitted.

Aftermarket reeds, reed cages, intake and reed spacers permitted.

Any dirt bike carburetor must be readily available to the average consumer. Any modifications permitted.

DESPERADO 500:

1. Must be a minimum of 30 years old. Drivers under 40 years of age must have a minimum of 200 lbs body weight. All drivers must be promoter approved. This class is intended to be a true sportsman class. Over aggressive driving will not be tolerated.

2. Must have complete and operable OEM transmission and clutch.

3. No decking the cylinder or block, no cylinder spacer. Cylinder porting permitted.

4. Stock head, may be milled and have water outlets welded.

5. All other applicable 500 rules apply.

6. Minimum weight is 475lbs.

7. Desperado 500 drivers may compete in 500 outlaw class.



During all races there will be no parents allowed on the track. They can stand on the outside of it to take pictures and to watch. There will be the flaggers, the person in charge and the persons who will be helping him in case any cars need help. If they need the parent to help they will call them over.