RULES. Here are the Basic Rules. Not including the required safety equipment that you’ll need – roll-cage, racing seat, racing harness — your car must be valued . To enter an event, competitors are required to select a vehicle from the list of cars at the end of the rule book. Vehicles are. ChumpCar World Series ® – Rules Rev. Table of Contents Section 1 Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Section 5 Section 6 Section 7 Section 8 Section.

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Non-driving crew members get all cbumpcar same bennies except track time. Not driving or wrenching for a team? Kids under 16 are free. Looking for a team to join, or need someone chumocar fill out your squad?

Racing is Exceedingly Taxing, both Physically and Mentally. The longer you chujpcar in the car, the more intense this taxation may be. Organizers decisions are final. Get your own race. T-boned on Lap One?

Listen to the crickets. Abducted by space aliens? Jay ran you over in his RV? Class winners are paid in nickels: Accidents and other unfortunate boo-boos happen.

You and your brilliant, pithy utterances may be photographed, recorded, or otherwise reproduced and re-used whenever and wherever the heck the Organizers like including but not limited to television, internet, magazines,radio, biblical apocrypha, CinemaScope epics, and cave paintings.

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No firearms or fireworks may be used on track property. No Drones or Other Aircraft: Sorry, the insurance people insist—no intentionally flying machines allowed onsite. Entry limited to mass-produced, four-wheeled vehicles legal for US highway use at the time of chummpcar manufacture. Vehicles must meet all safety standards laid out in Section 3. We already said no. Lemons Competition Memberships are good for one year from the date of purchase.

No other competition licenses are recognized or reciprocated. Drivers under 18 years of age must get a notarized letter of permission from their parents or legal guardians and signed waiver. Due to the strident insistence of the Fun Police, no passengers are allowed. Whiners are not eligible to compete. If you believe that you might be a whiner, please check with a domestic partner, guardian, or healthcare professional before getting the rest of your team ruels the hell out of the race.

Vehicles must meet all safety standards laid out eules this section and must pass tech inspection prior to each race. FIA certification is also acceptable. No open-face or hybrid helmets allowed. Complete, closable, working visors must be intact and in place. Type M in other words, any motorcycle helmets and other non-SA helmets not allowed. All drivers must wear SFI Multiple drivers can share a single unit, but fit, adjustment, mounting, and connections must be correct for all drivers.

The schedule for bodies and tethers is typically but not always once per five years. If using a single-layer SFI 3. Multilayer suits rated SFI 3. Socks, shirts, and other undergarments made of synthetic material including nylon, orlon, Spandex, etc.


Fire-retardant Nomex, Carbon-X, or equivalent racing socks are mandatory. Arm restraints are required when driving an open T-Top or convertible. During fueling, the kill switch must be off; no one can be in the car; and NO other work may be done no fluid or tire checks, no screwing with the camera, etc. At least two crew members must participate in fueling, all chumcar the same safety gear as a driver.

Visors must be down. At least one team member must have a fire extinguisher in hand, ready to shoot, aimed at the fueler or fuelers.

Fueling locations vary by track and are covered at the Drivers Meetings. Participants are responsible for knowing all fueling rules and accepted locations. All fueling must be done over a sturdy, fuel-compatible drip pan provided by the team. Fuel spills should be quickly diluted with water or Cold Fire. Officials are happy to give you free cleanup supplies—come find one ASAP. Please chumpcwr and contain fluid spills.

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Most tracks have environmentally safe disposal stations onsite—ask Lemons HQ or any track official for locations. Keep your fuel in a secure, shady place outside the garage, and always refuel your hooptie in the open air.

The minimum acceptable wheelbase is 82 inches as delivered by the factory. These plans inevitably require extensive, high-quality engineering; lots of new material; and huge amounts of high-quality fabrication. Cars with compromised OE crush structures are exceedingly likely to fail tech.

Or Lambo doors, or anything else that will trap you inside when you roll. Professionally-made full rollcage required. A poorly built, improperly mounted, or badly engineered rollcage will keep you from racing: Cages originally created as bolt-ins are not allowed. At minimum, cage must include: Each major loadbearing member must be formed from a single, continuous tube.

Dash bars are very strongly encouraged.

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Minimum tubing size for cars weighing under pounds as raced is 1. Cars weighing over pounds as raced must use a minimum tubing size of 1.

Properly bent, racecar-grade and -quality tubing is mandatory: All cyumpcar plates must be mild steel, at least 24 square inches, and at least. All roll cage tubing must be padded with high-density rollbar padding wherever a driver may contact the tube—head, knees, elbows, etc. All attachment points on the vehicle must be selected and reinforced as necessary so that, in an accident, the cage will not punch through, tear, or grossly distort the attachment point.

Cages mounted to rusty, thin, under-supported, or otherwise stupid attachment points will flunk tech immediately. No backstay, spreader plate, or other rollcage element can extend past the rear edge of urles back tire.

In exceptionally rare cases, very tiny cars may require a different solution—contact Lemons HQ well in advance. Separate structures to protect fuel tanks, etc.


Whether the door bars are parallel or Rupes, the top edge of the highest bar and bottom edge of the lowest bar must be at least 7. All cars must have passenger-side door bars meeting the same rules though not necessarily using the same design as drivers-side door bars. One-piece, purpose-built racing seats with properly located, factory-provided shoulder-harness holes are mandatory. Molded plastic seats of ABS or similar material are not allowed.

All seats must be very securely mounted to the floor or cage to avoid separation during a crash. All seatbacks must be restrained against rearward failure. Permanently attached seatback braces are very strongly recommended, but must always be ruels to the seat type. If a seatback brace is not used, a strong, seat-width element such as a shoulder-harness bar must be located within six inches of the seatback to prevent the seat from failing rearward.

All seats, including seats on adjustable tracks, must show minimal looseness and no back-and-forth freeplay. All seats must be strong enough to withstand major impacts from any angle.

The headrest area must be strong enough not to bend in a heavy rear impact. Harnesses with expiration dates are not valid after the expiration date. Harnesses with chumlcar manufacture date but no expiration date are acceptable for two years after manufacture. Shoulder harnesses must be two totally separate belts with separate mounting points ie, single-point Y-belts are not allowed.

When viewed from above, shoulder harnesses should be closer at their mounting points than at their seat-entry points. All lap belts must be standard 2-inch or 3-inch width. Grade 8 or better hardware and 2. Anti-submarine belt s should be mounted vertically.

If vertical mounting is impractical, the mounting point should be located behind, not ahead of, the belt buckle. All sliders should be snugged up to their mounting plates or harness bars as much as possible. Belts should be neatly and evenly folded when passing through narrower hardware, such as 3-inch belts passing through 2-inch mounting plates. On snap-end-type belt mounts, restrain the snap arm with a cotter pin or safety wire through the hole in the arm.

A properly plumbed, fully charged, securely mounted SFI- or FIA-certified onboard fire suppression system with agent-appropriate nozzles is mandatory. Minimum acceptable is a 5-lb system covering the driver compartment and engine compartment.

Highly preferred is a lb system covering the driver compartment, engine compartment, and fuel storage area. All fire-suppression systems and components must meet all manufacturer-recommended design, installation, inspection, certification, re-inspection, replacement, and recharging guidelines and schedules.

Teams are solely responsible for ensuring the proper installation, inspection, and maintenance of all fire-suppression systems.