The rules and/or specifications set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. By making an application for a competitor permit, it is deemed that the competitor agrees to become familiar with these regulations and abide by the directions set forth and prescribed by Management. No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of, or compliance with these rules and/or specifications. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to participants, spectators, or others.
THE INTERPRETATION OF THESE RULES WILL BE SOLELY THE JUDGMENT OF THE TRACK OFFICIALS & TECH STAFF IN CHARGE AND THEIR DECISION WILL BE FINAL.
Any part of the truck not specifically mentioned or covered in these rules must remain STOCK. Stock parts are those found in the OEM PARTS BOOK (original equipment manufacturer), not those found in high performance or off-road racing books.
DISQUALIFICATION DECISION FOR ANY REASON WILL BE DEEMED FINAL.
Interpretation of these rules will be solely up to the judgment of the officials in charge of the area in question. The Track reserves the right to impound non-complying components with no compensation to the owner(s) Non-compliance with the specifications outlines herein may subject violating teams to disqualification, loss of points and money and or fine.
NOTE: IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN DO IT, ASK THE TECH DIRECTOR FIRST.
This is the Intermediate level rear-wheel drive racing division here at CFS. These vehicles are intended to be Fun, Fast, and Inexpensive to build and operate. All trucks must be “stock” to year, make and model with no extensive modifications unless otherwise stated below. Eligible trucks include any make 2 Wheel Drive, Six Cylinder 1/4, or 1/2 Ton Pick-up to a maximum engine displacement of 4.6 L up to and including 2007 model year. All glass (except windshield), plastic, interior trim (Passenger seats, door coverings, and hardware, carpet, etc.) must be removed. Airbags must be removed. No gutting or lightening of anybody's components except as described below. Cab, firewall, and cowl area must remain stock. Pedal and Braking system components and location must remain as stock. ABS must be disabled. Hood and rad saddle remain stock in appearance and location. Window and door mechanisms may be removed. All bracing (framework) must remain on the hood, doors, tailgate. The steering column can be modified to allow for a removable steering wheel but must otherwise remain stock. The steering wheel may have additional padding (recommended)
All safety equipment must be inspected and approved by The CFS officials prior to the vehicle going on the racetrack.
A Three-point safety belt is mandatory and must be anchored with gr. 8 hardware only. Racing belts recommended. If Racing Belts are used they must have been manufactured in the last 5 years and carry an SFI rating. They must pass Tech inspection and must be in good condition. Seat belts must be securely fastened to the frame and in good repair with no physical or chemical damage (cuts, oil stains, sun damage, etc.)
Must have at least a 2 1/2 lb. fire extinguisher mounted in a secure bracket within the driver’s reach (while seat belts fastened). A fire extinguisher must be serviced and inspected for the current year.
Fire suit and retardant gloves and shoes are recommended. 100% fire treated cotton clothing is also acceptable - NO nylon or other synthetics.
Fuel/Ignition “on/off” switch must be mounted in the center dash of the vehicle and clearly labeled FUEL ON and FUEL OFF in the appropriate directions so as when fuel switch is ON the toggle is in the UP position (towards the roof) and fuel OFF is in the DOWN position pointing (toward the floor) so that the engine can be easily turned off from outside of the vehicle.
It is recommended to have a head and neck restraint system to enter the CFS surface but not required. A Snell rated helmet is preferred however any DOT approved or better helmet in good condition is allowed.
A Roll cage is required for all trucks that do not have a minimum of 4 out of 5-star roll-over rating. Roll cage must be directly welded to the frame. All welds must be complete and gusseted. Tubing must be 1 3/4 “ x /095 thickness steel tubing. No offsetting of the cage. The cage must extend to the passenger door. No heat made or tube wrinkled bends. The cage must be 4 point frame-mounted with 2 rear down tubes and 4 driver door bars and passenger side “X” support between the down tubing. Spaces between the door bars must be filled with 1/8” steel plate welded to the bars, top, and bottom for the entire distance of the cage. Trucks with a 4 or higher rollover rating my race with a
Driver's seat must be securely fastened to the floor and may be replaced with a racing seat attached to the floor and / or roll cage with minimum 1/2" bolts.
Driver’s side window net is mandatory and must be good condition and in proper working order. The windshield may be OEM or minimum 1/8th inch Lexan
Truck box interior (bed) may not be removed and must have adequate body width support bars for fuel cell. Box may not be covered. Inner front and rear fender panels may be removed. Tailgate may have mechanism and closing hardware removed. Must be securely welded shut if hardware removed. Holes may be covered.
Front header panel, headlight and grill area can be fabricated (steel or aluminum) and should mimic OEM look. Stock front and rear bumpers must remain in stock location. Steel/aluminum skirt extensions are allowed below the factory body and must be no lower than 4” to the ground.
All trucks must be neatly painted and lettered; Driver’s name must be presented at top of the front windshield (3” high). All Trucks must have numbers readable by the scorer tower in order to be scored
A 6” rear spoiler made from 1/8” Aluminum or Lexan, with 4 x 1/4” tubing braces is allowed (no side pods). The spoiler may be no wider than the tailgate of the truck. A front Spoiler is also allowed and should be made of a minimum 1/16 steel or aluminum and be a minimum of 4 inches to the ground and maybe braced from the rear to avoid flex.
The battery may be moved from the stock location but must remain under the hood.
All brake components must be OEM including pads, calipers, and rotors. Pads must not exceed $50 value.
Suspension points must be stock OEM for truck and model. Spring pocket adjusters and shackles allow for adjustment purposes.
Stock OEM Steel shocks. The maximum shock value must not exceed $75. Racing Springs may be used for Coils.
Stock sway bar in the stock location is allowed.
The mechanical cooling system (fan/belt assembly) may be replaced with electric fan(s) if desired.
Coolant must be water only, NO ANTI-FREEZE.
Welding or locking of rear gear is allowed (NO FINAL DRIVE).
All vehicles must have stock ECM’s if equipped. ECM must be readable and remain stock. No altering from Stock OEM. A 1” thick driveshaft hoop is mandatory at the front and rear of the shaft so as to eliminate “pitch poling”.
Stock manifolds for the make and model being used. May use a single 2 1/2 inch exhaust with factor Y pipe. Must exit the truck on the passenger side 12 inches in front of the rear wheel.
No modifications or alterations from factory specs for the truck model being used except may be shortened to a minimum wheelbase for the make of truck and year. Shortening of frame/box must be done between the front of the box and the rear wheel openings. The box behind the cab must not be altered. Wheelbase tolerance with camber is no more than 1.5-inch side to side (ie total of both sides).
Must use 91 octane fuel (or less) only. An approved racing fuel cell must be inside the rear frame area and securely fastened and protected. Fuel Cap must be tethered to prevent loss. Must run a Holley 4412 2 BBL Carb or Stock Throttle Body fuel injection.
Rear view mirror and driver side mirror are permitted but must not be extended or protrude outside the vehicle. No Blocking or your mirror(s) may be removed by Tech for future racing.
A 1-way radio receiver (ie scanner) tuned to the track frequency (only) is mandatory. No 2-way radios.
Stock steel 15-inch rim with a maximum 7-inch width (bead set to bead set) is allowed with reinforced center or 15-inch racing rim. No offset allowed on 1/2 Ton models. 1/4 ton maximum offset is a maximum of 3 inches
The tire is any USED Hoosier 890 sportsman/street stock tire with no more than 4mm tread depth. Tires may not be softened. A minimum softness on the Techs Durometer is 60. Decision fo the Tech is final.
Half Ton Trucks must weigh a minimum of 3400 lbs before any race with driver in the seat. No percentages will be in effect at this time.
Tech staff reserves the right to modify or alter weights in the interest of fair competition.
No Coil Binding or Bump Stops.
No Tire Softener.
No weights may be added.