RULES UPDATE - BODIES FOR LIMITED LATE MODEL, CRATE LATE MODEL, LM SPORTSMAN AND CHARGERS

RULES UPDATE – BODIES FOR LIMITED LATE MODEL, CRATE LATE MODEL, LM SPORTSMAN AND CHARGERS

RULE ADDENDUM

May 28, 2019

Effective immediately, Late Model Sportsman (602), Crate Late Model and Limited Late Model will abide by the 2019 body rules of Ray Cook’s Spring Nationals, as listed below:

Body Rules:

  1. The rules and/or regulations set forth herein do not express or imply warranty of safety, from publication of, or, compliance with these rules and/or regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of Senoia Raceway and are in no way a guarantee against injury to participants.

BODIES

  1. Nosepiece and roof must match body style of car.
  2. All cars must have a minimum of one inch (1”) and a maximum of two (2”) inches of roll at top of fenders, doors, and quarter panels. A sharp edge will not be permitted. Body roll must go from sides over interior, not interior over sides.
  3. Floorboards and firewall must cover the driver’s area and be constructed to provide maximum safety.
  4. Driver’s seat must remain in the same general area as the general design of the car.
  5. Windshield screen or bars are mandatory.
  6. Legible numbers, at least eighteen inches (18”) high are required on each side of the car and roof.
  7. No fins or raised lips of any kind are permitted anywhere along the entire length of the car.
  8. Bodyline must be a smooth even line from front to rear.
  9. No “slope noses” or “wedge cars” permitted. Noses must be stock appearing, subject to Series template.
  10. No “belly pans” or any type of enclosure on bottom of car is permitted. Skid plate to protect oil pan is permitted.
  11. No wings or tunnels of any kind are permitted underneath the body or chassis of the car. A maximum of one (1) stone deflector, for rear mounted oil pumps, oil filters, and for the main oil tank will be permitted. The deflector may be made of steel, aluminum, or heavy gauge wire. The cover may only be mounted near the unit it is designed to protect with a maximum size of 18”x 18” and mounted only from the upper right frame rail to the lower right frame rail.
  12. All non-approved bodies will be assessed a fifty pound (50#) minimum weight penalty.
  13. No panels of any kind under the rear deck running from the front to the rear of the car.
  14. Any air cleaner scoops used must be positioned in front of or around the air cleaner and cannot exceed one (1”) inch in height above any part of the air cleaner. The scoop cannot be designed with fins or raised edges to direct airflow. The scoop cannot extend behind the rear of the air cleaner and must have a maximum width of seventeen inches (17”) at the rear, with a maximum of ten inches (10”) width at the front and cannot have more than one inch (1”) opening from the in height at the front.
  15. No adjustable shocks, hydraulic or pneumatic weight jacks, trackers, MSD boxes or similar adjustable components of any kind are permitted inside the cockpit of the car. Taping over of any adjuster is not permitted. The offending component must be removed from the cockpit.

STOCK NOSEPIECES

  1. All stock nosepieces must be approved by a Spring Nationals Technical Inspector.
  2. Nosepieces must be made of molded type material.
  3. Two piece noses must be fastened together in center. No spacers to gain width are permitted.
  4. The nosepiece must be mounted so as not to alter its original shape.
  5. No material can be removed from the nosepiece. No cutting from bottom, top or sides is permitted.
  6. No adding to the bottom of the nosepiece in the front achieve lower ground clearance is permitted.
  7. A stock nosepiece can extend a maximum of forty-eight inches (48″) from the center of the front hub to the farthest point extending forward.
  8. Front fender flairs must be made of plastic and cannot alter the original shape of the nosepiece. The front fender flairs cannot extend beyond the front tire more than one inch (1″) in width with wheels pointed straight.
  9. Front fender flairs must have collapsible support.
  10. The nose piece must have a headlight decal package attached. One warning will be permitted and then the car must run contrasting color tape in the shape of a headlight.

ROOF AND ROOF SUPPORTS

  1. The roof length size must be a minimum of forty-four inches (44″) to a
    maximum of fifty-four inches (54″).
  2. The roof width size must be a minimum of forty-eight inches (48″) to a
    maximum of fifty-two inches (52″).
  3. Roof must be stock appearing and mounted level.
  4. Roof height must be between forty-five inches (45”) and forty-eight (48”) from the ground.
  5. The roof must be mounted parallel to body and near center of the car.
  6. A maximum one and one half inch (1.5”) roll, tuned downward, is permitted along the front edge of the roof. A maximum one-inch (1”) roll turned downward is permitted along the rear edge of the roof. (Roll permitted to help strengthen roof).
  7. No flat or odd shaped roofs permitted.
  8. All roof side panels must extend to the edge of the body. Maximum Roof side panel window size – seventeen inches (17”) at the top, forty-three inches (43”) maximum at the bottom. The window area may be covered with clear Lexan or transparent material. Both roof support openings must be covered or both must be left open. Decals will be permitted but must meet the dimensions in the drawing and must be approved by the Technical Inspector. Maximum two inch (2”) bow in either direction in rear roof side panels is permitted. 2 inch or thicker border all the way around and both sides must match.
  9. Front posts must be flat and if uniform width from top to bottom – four inch (4”) maximum width.
  10. Any sun shields, four inch (4”) maximum, must be able to hinge for easy exiting of car.

FRONT FENDERS AND HOOD

  1. Must be level and flat from left to right side of car.
  2. Fenders not permitted to gain height from rear to front of car.
  3. No part of fender or hood can be outside of the bodyline.
  4. The front fender can be a maximum of thirty six inches in height. Height is measured vertically from the ground to the top of the fender behind the front tires.

DOORS

  1. Door to door cannot exceed seventy-six inches in width at the top of the doors.
  2. Door to door cannot exceed eighty two inches in width at the bottom in the center of the car.
  3. Doors cannot exceed thirty-six inches in height measured from the ground.
  4. At no point can the door sides break in towards the center of the car between the top and bottom measurements.
  5. The minimum ground clearance permitted is three inches.

QUARTER PANELS

  1. No offset quarter panels permitted. Must be equally tapered towards the center of the car.
  2. Tire clearance from body must be a minimum of tow inches (2”). No wheel skirts permitted.
  3. At no point can quarter panel sides break in towards center of the car.
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