The purpose of the Amateur 4 division is to provide an entry level stock car racing experience for NEW NOVICE BEGINNER DRIVERS. This is a beginner division, you will be racing for a trophy each week and is not a points division. We will not allow professional or experienced drivers to get in this division. It is for new drivers to get in and have a good time for very little expense. Track reserves the right to move any driver up to the Super 4’s division to keep this a beginner level division.
SPECIFICATIONS – ALL CARS MUST REMAIN COMPLETELY STOCK
- Any four-cylinder car, van or truck is eligible. Domestic or foreign. Front wheel or rear wheel No four-wheel or all-wheel drives allowed. No mini stock, turbo, pro mods allowed.
- Roll cage: All cars/trucks are required to have a roll cage. All cages must be constructed of black iron pipe or seamless steel round tubing with a minimum outside diameter of 1.5” and a minimum wall thickness of .083. No conduit, exhaust, galvanized or aluminum pipe allowed. A minimum of a four point roll cage is required. (That is four vertical bars welded to the frame inside the driver’s compartment). A rear hoop behind the driver’s head welded to the two rear vertical bars is required. A front hoop following the contour of the driver’s side windshield post and top of the windshield welded to the front two vertical bars is also required. Four top bars are required. A minimum of four (4) horizontal bars are required IN the driver’s side door and three (3) horizontal bars are required IN the passenger side door. All connections to be fully welded with gussets installed. Roll bar installation and workmanship must be approved. It is recommended that the roll cage be mounted to a box tubing frame run inside driver’s compartment. Box tubing must be securely welded to floor pan and roll cage.
- No modifications to the engine, chassis or suspension. Everything must remain stock. No racing parts, trick parts, gadgets or performance equipment of any kind allowed.
- No bracing, push bars, trailer hitches or reinforcement of any kind allowed.
- Stock transmissions only. No oil coolers allowed.
- All inner sheet metal must remain in place. All holes in firewall and floor boards must be sealed off.
- Battery must remain in stock position under the hood or securely mounted and enclosed in the driver’s compartment.
- All glass must be Must weld a minimum of three window bars in front of driver. Heavy screen may also be used for front windshield, but bars must be in place.
- All exterior glass, plastic and lenses must be removed.
- Driver compartment must be sealed off from the trunk area.
- Racing seat, properly mounted is required. Five point safety harness with proper mounting is required.
- Bumpers must be chained or wired to car to reduce loss during the race.
- Tires must be DOT standard production—maximum of 7” tread width (no tolerances). No directional, high performance, racing, recaps or soft compound tires. The minimum hardness is 65 (the track durometer is the official durometer).
- Larger wheel studs and lug nut recommended. No racing wheels.
- If gas tank is in front of rear axle tube, leave in place. If gas tank is behind the rear axle and exposed, must remove and place in the trunk or place a plastic tank in trunk compartment. All tanks placed in the trunk must be fastened securely and the trunk must be sealed off from the driver with sheet metal.
- All cars must register a one or two digit number for their race car. All drivers must have an OSP license to be eligible for competition.
- All Amateur 4 drivers must use a “RaceCeiver”. This will allow the control tower officials to communicate with each driver.
- One 4” round mirror is allowed to be mounted on the interior driver’s side door.
- The absence of a specific rule does not imply approval, consent or permission regarding that subject.Any questions or doubts regarding such matters should be directed to speedway officials for a clarification.
- Any further definitions or interpretations will be made by the OSP officials only.
Safety regulations are listed under “Safety” at the front of this book