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2014 Northern Alberta Mini Stock Rules


1.     Vehicle and Body

1.1.    All makes/models front and rear wheel drive with 4-cylinder engines. No all-wheel drives
1.2.    All doors must be bolted, chained or welded shut
1.3.    Drivers window may be enlarged for driver entry ,but must be kept to a minimum and cannot go lower than the uppermost cage door bar
1.4.    All glass, trim, lights (including lenses), emblems, etc. must be removed from the car. No windshields or mirrors are allowed.. A minimum of 3-4 evenly spaced bars (3/8" minimum steel) must be welded vertically across windshield opening in front of the driver. A screen may be fastened over the bars if desired. Screens must be painted flat black.
1.5.    Two hood pins must be used to secure front hood and rear trunk if stock hinges are used, otherwise they must be secured with four hood pins each.
1.6.    All cars must have a fuel cell. Mandatory.
1.7.    Rear firewall must be constructed of 22-gauge sheet metal and all holes must be sealed to seal drivers compartment from fuel compartment.
1.8.    Aftermarket steel or aluminum seat only. Mounted to the roll cage.
1.9.    Making the vehicle lighter is an option but firewalls (front and back) must be intact. (stock firewall, 22 gauge rear firewall and must have stock floor boards)
1.10.Removable steering wheel recommended
1.11.Must have tow hooks front and back, chains bolted/welded to frame allowed
1.12.Weight rule
    1.12.1.    Carburetor/ Throttle body cars -1lbs per 1cc ( 2.3l-2300cc=2300lbs)
    1.12.2.    Fuel injected(multi-port, direct port, etc.) cars -1.3lbs per 1cc (2.3l-2300cc=2990lbs)
    1.12.3.    Engine size and weight must be displayed on right front fender beside car number, decaled or painted .(1.5l fuel injected, must read, 1500 cc/ 1950lbs or 1.5l carburetor , must read, 1500cc/1500lbs)
1.13.All cars will be weighed before heat races and the top 3 cars will be weighed at the end of the feature after trophy presentations.
1.14.Paint scheme of any color and/or design. No offensive or inappropriate graphics. Numbers on doors and roof must be legible and 20" tall.
1.15.All cars must have front and rear bumpers and must be mounted by stock method (or reasonable alternative) and have safety chains or cables from bumper to frame to prevent loss during competition.

2.     Roll Cage

2.1.    Minimum of 1 1/2" OD by .095" ID tubing
2.2.    Must be attached in a minimum of 6 points
2.3.    All roll cages will have a minimum of 3 bars on the driver’s side and 2 on the passenger side. Driver’s sidebars must be as close to the door as possible. Top drivers side bar will be no lower than 3” from the bottom of the original window sill. The bottom bar can be no higher than 3 inches from the rocker panel.
2.4.    Front and rear hoops are strongly recommended.
2.5.    Roll cage cannot exceed past factory stock body.

3.     Suspension

3.1.    Adjusting for camber is allowed.
3.2.    Sway bars must be OEM or OEM option for that make and model of vehicle
3.3.    Heavy-duty shocks, race shocks or struts are allowed. Maximum of 1 per wheel
3.4.    No adjustable coil over shocks.
3.5.    Swapping of any suspension parts within a family line is allowed (i.e. mustang to mustang, civic to civic etc.)
3.6.    Extra bracing on A arms permitted, but length or width has to be stock measurements.

4.     Engine and drive train

4.1.    Fuel injected engines allowed
4.2.    No Turbos or Superchargers.
4.3.    Any 4 cylinder car allowed. No Rotary engines permitted. Front or rear wheel drive is allowed. No all-wheel drive permitted. Manual or automatic transmissions permitted. Maximum wheelbase is 106".
4.4.    YOU MUST MAINTAIN A STOCK STROKE +/- .010". Any four cylinder engine in stock location allowed. No after-market or racing blocks. No turbo or supercharger allowed. No dry sump. Only flat top pistons allowed. No titanium wrist pins allowed. . Any steel rod allowed. Stock OEM production crank shaft allowed. Any machining of the crank is allowed such as lightening or knife edging or rod and main journals as long as you maintain a stock stroke. Any distributor with any ignition box or stock ignition allowed. Headers allowed. All engines must use an in-block wet sump oil system. No vacuum pumps allowed. No rotary engines allowed. If you change the engine between qualifying or the heat races and the feature race you must go to the back of the field for the feature.
4.5.    Factory Production heads only - No aftermarket heads allowed. All heads must be stamped with factory casting numbers. Gasket matching is allowed, porting and polishing is allowed. Swapping heads within family line is allowed. Only Factory aluminum heads allowed, if engine did not come with a factory aluminum head option, then you cannot use an aluminum head, a factory steel head is then required. Aftermarket cams allowed.
4.6.    Headers are allowed. Mufflers are optional and exhaust should exit behind and away from driver. Max 100dbs @ 100 feet Catalytic converters must be removed.
4.7.    One 2 barrel carb is allowed. If stock to make and model you allowed up to 4 carbs (must have came stock to year/make/model of car). No 4 barrel carbs allowed. Adaptors and/or spacing plates allowed.
4.8.    Aftermarket Ignition coils allowed.
4.9.    Solid engine mounts allowed.
4.10.    Electric fuel pumps are allowed, but must be wired into an oil pressure and mercury switch system, to prevent them from running when engine has lost oil pressure or during a rollover situation. Consult class Rep.  
4.11.    Blank slot
4.12.    Gear ratios may be changed, and carrier may be welded.
4.13.    Maximum 2600cc engine.
4.14.    Racing oil pans allowed.
4.15.    Drive shafts/Drive axles must be painted white w/ car number on shaft.
4.16.    Any 4cyl engines allowed within family line. (ford to ford, honda to honda).
4.17.    No Antifreeze in cooling system, water only.
4.18.    Only Pump Gasoline will be allowed. 94 octane Max. Any fuel containing any type of alcohol will not be allowed, that includes E85 and oxygenated fuels that contain alcohol

5.     Wheels and Tires

5.1.    12”-16” wheels allowed, but must be steel.
5.2.    1” wheel nuts mandatory.
5.3.    Street or dirt type racing tires allowed, no altering of tires i.e. No siping, grooving, soaking, etc.
5.4.    Offsetting of rims allowed.
5.5.    No Studded tire allowed.
5.6.    Max of 8” wheel width. Max of 2” offset.  

6.     Brakes

6.1.    No converting drum brakes to disc brake unless stock option on vehicle. Stock brake parts only!!  No brake bias adjusters.
6.2.    All 4 brakes must work on car at the start of the race day.

7.     Safety (Minimum Requirements)

7.1.    Leather high top shoes/boots and gloves, no running shoes. Racing gloves and boots highly recommended.
7.2.    Flame resistant suit designed for auto racing (mandatory).
7.3.    Snell 2000 or newer full face helmet.
7.4.    Latch type 5 point 3" seat belts no older than 2010 dated, requires Sub belt.
7.5.    Driver's window net with quick release.
7.6.    High-back racing seat mounted to roll cage. as per rule 1.8
7.7.    Driver's area roll bars must be padded.
7.8.    Battery must be securely fastened with a non/conductive cover over the positive battery terminal.
7.9.    Must have a battery kill switch properly marked within arm’s reach of the driver’s window, so safety personal can shut off car and check on driver at same time.
7.10.All cars must have a fire extinguisher within their pit stall. Min.5 lbs

8.     Format

8.1.    All cars will register their car number for $150.00. First come first served .Unregistered cars will be allowed to race with the Northern Alberta Mini Stock tour but will not be eligible to race for N.A.M.S. points, payout etc. First come first served. Numbers will be held for 1 full year, unless ok'd in writing by last years registered owner that it will be ok if number be used.
8.2.    All cars must use an AMB 160 or 260 transponder.
8.3.    There will be double file restarts. This is a result of all the teams present agreeing to use raceivers, mandatory for 2013, so they can hear the lineups. Combined points from all N.A.M.S races will be totaled to make up the 2014 points. N.A.M.S will be running points races at Castrol Raceway, Sangudo Speedway and Edmonton International Raceway.
8.4.    Racecivers will be mandatory in 2014 at Castrol Raceway. Racecivers are available to be purchased at G & G racing
If there is an item not covered or you’re not sure about something in these rules, have it approved by the tech Inspector or leave it stock! IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN DO IT, ASSUME YOU CAN’T!!
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 14:19