Rules & Regulations
No matter what, Have fun, be safe, keep the mood light and
This is a reunion, a day of old friends and
family, bring only your best manors and leave only pleasant memories
Now, onto business...
All drivers must wear a
meeting one of the following
Snell M2000, M2005, M2010, SA2000, SA2005
or SFI 31.1A, 31.2A, 31.1/2005, 41.1A, 41.2A, or 41.1/2005
motorcycle, snowmobile or other non-spec helmets!
helmet does not meet the above specs, you will not be allowed to race, period.
All drivers are required to wear long pants, closed
toe shoes with socks and a short sleeve shirt minimum.
Shorts/bare legs, tank tops, bare torsos, nylon or nylon-type clothing and
open-toe shoes are prohibited. Drivers of open or supercharged cars or cars capable
of 1/4 ET's under 12 seconds must wear appropriate safety clothing: SFI rated
jackets, pants, gloves and so on.
Seat belts/driver restraints must be properly anchored, in
good working order and condition. If your car has racing belts, they must be in
An overflow coolant catch can is required on all vehicles: minimum
Batteries must be securely mounted.
Automatic equipped cars require a
neutral safety switch.
Drivers must be 18 years of age and carry a valid drivers
All drivers must sign a release and waiver of liability
NO passengers, make a pass with a rider and you will both be
from the show
Allow a non-registered driver to run your car and you will both
be banned from the show
The use of pit bikes, golf carts, ATV's, bicycles and any other
mode of transportation other then foot is prohibited. The only exception is for
towing vehicles to the staging lanes or back to the pits.
We will have a wrecker on duty for on track breakage. Speaking
of breakage, if you do break during a run, pull over as close the the wall as
possible, that keeps fluids on the racing surface to a minimum.
Burnouts: Keep you burnout inside the allotted area, extent
length burnouts or burning out past the starting line is acceptable only for
vehicles without front brakes. Make all the smoke you like, just so long as you
do it in the appropriate area.
Only one crew member allowed on the starting line, He/she must stay
behind the car, except for backing assist on dragsters. No crewmember may
touch the car during burnout or staging. No one under 16 allowed in the burnout
or staging lanes.
Racers wrist bands must be worn on left wrist, show your wrist
band to the nice lady each time you pass through the staging lanes to the line. No band, no
Any instance of a non-registered driver found behind the wheel
of any vehicle on the racing surface, will result in the car & crew's immediate
expulsion from the show.
All cars must pass tech inspection based on
common sense and basic racing/safety guidelines
you would expect at any track.
Purpose Built Race Cars and Highly
Modified entries will be more thoroughly inspected. The techs will be looking
for such items as: drive shaft loops
and expiration dates on belts. Have your SFI specs handy.
Vintage and Historic Race cars:
Consideration to the history of these
vehicles will be used when inspected
Open Headers are O-K
Cars with an aftermarket shifters
require a reverse lockout.
Vehicles with highly modified
engines require an approved transmission clutch/flywheel, blow shield or trans
blanket as required by
most racing regulations.
Foot brake starts only: Disarm any delay boxes, throttle stops, trans brakes, electric/air/CO/RPM operated shifters.
If your car has a rev limiter,
and the linemen hear your car on starting line up against that limiter, during
test and tune - no pass, in competition that is a loss.
If your car is plumbed for NOS, remove the
bottle before leaving home, your car will be checked. No bottles on the grounds.
Cars must be in good working order. All wheel studs and lug nuts,
cotter pins, hoses, brakes, steering, throttle linkage,
and so on will be inspected
Cars must have full floor boards and firewall.
Drive shafts may not be open to drivers compartment.
Drinking, pot and open profanity are not allowed at the show.
The blacktop racing surface is a section of airport runway,
there is some cracking but overall the condition at Fitchburg is good enough to
result in broken u-joints and ring gears.
The track will not be
sprayed for traction, there will be water for burnouts.
Racing will be 1/16th mile (330'), shut down
Extra low gears and top condition brakes are
your best friends, you'll need them both!
2014 Show Location
The airport is located about two miles off Route
GPS/Google Maps address:
Cobbler Drive Fitchburg MA 01420
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