Enduro Rules are below the entry form.
Oct. 20th, 2012 6th Annual PUMPKIN SMASH !!!
******ENTRIES POSTMARKED BY 10-10-12 WILL BE DRAWN FROM HAT FOR STARTING POSITIONS*****
*****ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER 10-10-12 FOLLOW LINEUP ON FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS*****
Oct.20th: GATES OPEN 2:00PM. TECH INSPECTION 2:00 p.m.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO Short Track Management, LLC , OR FAX CREDIT CARD INFORMATION TO:
Short Track Management, LLC
1300 Fairway Drive
Atwater, CA 95301
office 209-356-1968, fax 209-356-1968
Entry fee is $100.00 and must be mailed with entry form. Entry fee includes driver and Transponder rental fee. Entry forms must be
postmarked by 10-10-12. All late entries will be $125.00.
Additional crew members are $40.00 and will be collected at the pit gate before entrance. All scoring will be by AMB Transponders and
clips for mounting transponders are $8.00 each at the track.
PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY:
Driver Name_____________________________________ Social Security Number_______________
Address____________________________ City_________________ State_____ Zip Code_________
Telephone Number _____________________________
Car Make ______________Model_________________ Car # _____
Credit Card #_____________________________
Visa/MC___________ Exp. Date_________
The undersigned has read the rules and accepts the decision of the officials as final and elects to use the grounds or
track in their present condition. They all agree to have their car at the track, and signed in at the registration window and
in tech by 2:00PM on race day, or they will not be eligible to run (no refunds on race day). A Minor's release must be
signed before entering the pit area for anyone 16-18 years of age.
DRIVER SIGNATURE: ________________________________________DATE:_____________
Note, the Pumpkin Smash Purse is Supported by Pabst Blue Ribbon, therefore it is a bigger purse.
PUMPKIN SMASH ENDURO FEATURE PURSE: (This purse is based on a 30 + car field, it will be reduced for less cars)
1st - $2000 + trophy, 2nd - $500 + trophy, 3rd - $300 + trophy, 4th 150, 5th 125, 6th & 7th 100, 8th, 9th & 10th $75, 11th &
12th 60, 13th,14th & 15th 50. (This purse is based on a 30 car field)
29 cars or less Enduro Purse for the Pumpkin Halloween Bash
1st - $1,000 + trophy, 2nd - $400 + trophy, 3rd - $250 plus trophy
4th - $125, 5th -$100, 6th -10th $75, 11th-15th $40
Based on 29 plus cars, 15 cars or less, the purse will be cut in half.
Purses will be adjusted according to the car count
The Madera Speedway is proud to support the West Coast Enduro Association. The following rules were written
by the West Coast Enduro Association, the speedway will work from this set of rules will the only exception being the
Madera Speedway has no minimum wheel base and is open to foreign made cars as well as American made.
WEST COAST ENDURO
FACTORY STOCK ENDURO CARS
WEST COAST ENDURO
2011 RULES & REGULATIONS rev. 1/11
Rule #1 ALL EQUIPMENT IS SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF TRACK OFFICIALS. THIS DIVISION OF RACING IS CONSIDERED
ENTRY LEVEL DIVISION.
Rule #2 NO EQUIPMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN APPROVED BY REASON OF HAVING PASSED THROUGH
Rule #3 ANY EQUIPMENT WHICH DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE SPECIFICATIONS OR TOLERANCES CONTAINED IN THE
OR IN THE SPIRIT OF AN ENDURO RACE CAR WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPROVAL. DON’T PLAY THE GRAY AREA GAME!
*Rules Intent: The intent of these rules is to keep all enduro cars on an even playing field. The rules stated do not cover
every car out there. There are cars that came stock with aluminum heads, composite intakes, fuel injection, limited slip
etc. The intent of the rules is to keep the particular car stock as possible.
**This rules package is subject to change via majority consensus from the WCE members.
*** Tracks may open up the race to like cars such as pure stocks, mini stocks, mini trucks etc to help provide a larger field
of cars. WCE is not responsible for the rules package of these other cars. It will be a track decision. Check your local
CONCEPT & DEFINITION -
This event has been created to provide an opportunity for the novice or hobbyist driver to participate in a competitive
racing event with a minimum of expense. The word "Stock" will mean unaltered and as originally factory produced and
installed for the year, make and model. NO "PURE STOCK OR STREET STOCK" race cars.
COMPETING MODELS -
1955-2002 American 2-door and 4-door cars, (no 3 valve motors). NO vans, convertibles, pick-up trucks(1/2 ton with
stock ride height may be approved, check with your track), SUV, subcompacts or Jeeps. NO bolt-on tops allowed. NO
fiberglass or kit cars. NO 4-Wheel drives. Cars may be rear or front wheel drive. Engines and bodies must be matched
make-to-make for year and model. All competing cars must have a factory wheel- base of no less than 95" and be no
greater than 128". (See specific track, as some will allow shorter wheel base cars including foreign cars). Madera
Speedway has no minimum wheelbase and allows any make of car, including foreign made cars.
The intent of the engine rule is to keep it stock with no more than 9:1 compression, engines that appear to be outside the
general guidelines will be subject to inspection, including pulling intake, valve covers, checking pistons, compression test
not to exceed 180# per cylinder. (known exception is the ford 4.6L,2v motor commonly found in taxi cabs and police cars
is 195# per cylinder)
Factory engine and components with one (1) stock carburetor. Carburetor that requires an adapter plate is NOT allowed.
No Holley 4412 or other race specific carburetor, NO pressurized tanks or aftermarket electric fuel pumps. Cars with
stock electric fuel pump must have a bright colored, accessible cutoff switch on the left side of the dash. Cylinder heads &
block must be cast iron. No porting or polishing allowed. No Vortex cylinder heads (unless they came stock on your
particular car). Rockers must be steel stamped may not run roller cam or roller rockers. No header or speed equipment of
NO STROKER MOTORS. Stock intake and exhaust manifolds only (stock aluminum intake with factory casting #’s is ok,
no headers). High performance or aftermarket aluminum intakes are not permitted. Marine-type intakes are not
permitted. Must have a minimum of seventeen (17) inches of manifold vacuum @ 1000 rpm. Engine must be in stock
location and position. Aftermarket exhaust pipe/tail pipes are allowed, however they may NOT be over 2½" diameter.
Tailpipes may exit in front of rear tires. Car must run under mandatory track sound level of 95dba at 100 feet.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT: Engine fan, valve covers, air cleaner, radiator may be replaced with any aftermarket item. May
replace distributor with HEI, must have coil in cap (no aftermarket remote coils) Replacement steel pulleys are ok as long
as they are not aftermarket.
Note, Madera Speedway allows 4,6 or 8 cylinder engines.
BODIES & FRAME -
Must be complete and stock, including ALL sheet metal. Drivers door must be welded with a minimum of 10" of weld per
seam, or must be bolted shut with a minimum of a 1/8" x 4" flange plate (4 bolts) or chain the door shut with a minimum of
3/8" chain. Top to bottom of door bolted with 5/16" bolts on each side, every 3" apart. Must use fender washers on the
inside. Frames must be completely stock. No alterations, bracing, welding, reinforcing etc. May repair frame, replace clip
etc. but must do so as to not overbuild the repair, simple plating is allowed. May brace frame rails front and rear with
simple round or square pipe connecting the L & R rail together. Must be within 10” of front and rear. Quick release
window net must be used. Spoilers, ground affects, decorations and themed cars are encouraged as long as the affects
are adequately secured. Aftermarket nose and tailpieces are OK. Any added metal on body to repair holes or to cover
head light/tail light openings must have a gauge no thicker than the stock body (18 gauge or less). Any holes in firewall
must be covered with sheet metal, same with rear trunk area.
Removal of all glass and plastic is mandatory including headlight, taillights and directional signal lights. Light bulbs and all
mirrors must be removed. May have 1 rear view mirror in driver’s area. Tech will remove if found to use it for blocking
purposes. Side windows must be removed. Opening is to be taped with 3" duct tape. Windshield may be left in or
removed. If removed, it must be replaced with screen mesh (1/2" max. opening) and have at least one center support bar,
or Lexan covering the entire opening. Cars without a windshield will not be allowed to run without a hood.
WHEELS & TIRES -
Stock steel wheels not exceeding 7" are to be used. Chrome or spoke wheels may be used but must not exceed 7".
Wheels may be 13", 14", 15"or 16". 8" maximum tread width casing. NO grooving or shaving of any kind is allowed. Tires
must be street legal, No more than 6 ply, NO truck tires or racing tires. No large lug mud and snow tires or knobbies. All
tires must bear DOT insignia and number. No recaps! All rims on car must be same size but can be different off sets.
Oversized studs and 1” lug nuts recommended.
Only one (1) radiator mounted in stock position. A simple 1-3/4" O.D. hoop may be built in front of the radiator for
protection, not to extend above radiator or beyond the bumper. Must mount to frame or bumper with only 2 attachments.
May replace stock radiator support with aftermarket steel, no more than 1" square hollow tubing may be used, must not
be over built. Subject to inspector’s approval.
See Page 6 for radiator hoop example.
Battery may be moved inside the driver's compartment; however it must be securely fastened (strapped) in place and
must be wrapped in rubber to prevent acid spillage. NO boat type plastic boxes. Only one battery allowed, any size is
TRANSMISSION & REAR END -
Transmission may be standard or automatic, but must be stock. No hollow converters or non-stock set ups. Flex plate
must be steel. Transmission cooler may not be mounted in drivers area, must be on the other side of the firewall. Rear
ends must be stock. GM to GM, Mopar to Mopar etc. Locked rear end is optional.
SUSPENSION & STEERING-
All suspension components must remain stock. No cutting, welding or modifying of components is allowed. Must be in
stock location. Stock tie rods, sleeves, ball joints, bushings, idler arm, pitman arm, center link, must be stock. No heim
joints or steel bushings. No jack bolts or adjustable spacers allowed. Sway bar if used must have stock type link, no
all-thread and both sides must be equal length. Cars must have a minimum of 6” ground clearance from lowest part of
frame rail. Ground clearance will be checked.
May replace stock steering shaft with aftermarket. No steering quickeners, removable steering wheel ok. Due to low cost
and availability, stock appearing racing springs are allowed but must fit in stock locations. Shocks must be mounted in
the stock locations.
Brakes must be stock. Must be standard equipment for year, make and model.
NO reinforcement of bumpers is allowed, however they must be chained or cabled to avoid loss on the racetrack. Bumper
chains/cables must be ¼" diameter minimum. Bumper ends shall be bolted to the body to prevent hooking bumpers with
another car. Bumpers and front ends that are reinforced creating a “TANK” will not be allowed. Driver will have the chance
to modify or will not be able to race. This will be enforced by tech. No trailer hitches.
ROLL BARS -
A roll bar is mandatory (NO galvanized pipe) and must be padded. Must be 1.5” x .120 or 1.75” x .095. Minimum 4-point
cage is required; recommend a 6-point cage. Must have support bars between door bars and front uprights/halo to
strengthen roll bar in case of a roll over. It is mandatory to have a minimum of 3 door bars on driver’s side for safety. May
extend 1 bar from roll bar to each front frame rail as long as it does not connect to the radiator and fuel cell simple hoop.
Roll bar may be braced from top of hoop 45 degrees to no farther than the rear frame rail. Unibodies must have a
minimum 6" x 6" x 1/4" plate on top and bottom of floor with a minimum of four (4) ½" bolts. May use larger plates or
beams as long as frame rails are not tied together.
See page 6 for a basic roll bar design option.
GAS TANK & FUEL -
Gas tanks must be moved into the trunk with a coiled vent, not left in stock position. Gooseneck must be cut and rubber
hose installed. A metal firewall must be installed between the trunk and passenger compartment. A racing style fuel cell is
recommended and may be substituted for the stock tank. May not mount fuel cell lower than the top of the pumpkin. Fuel
tanks must be securely strapped and secured to frame or unibody. No plumbers tape! Sheet metal must be added to the
trunk area to complete fire pan between cell & passenger area/ground. Gasoline powered cars only. NO fuel additives
may be used. Fuel line, if run through drivers compartment must be secured inside of conduit or similar type pipe. Fuel
shut off recommended.
Car numbers must be on both sides and top of car in a CONTRASTING COLOR. Numbers are to be 18" high and 12"
wide. For proper scoring numbers must be easily read from grandstands. Numbers must be CLEAN & BOLD. Driver's
name is to appear on top, over door in 3" high letters. Car numbers will be assigned in the order that the entries are
received. May use an X or letter of your choice if a car with the same number signs up first. Must be at least 8” tall.
SAFETY BELTS, SEAT, HELMETS & DRIVERS SUIT-
Must have factory equipment safety belts and/or harness. Racing belts are optional but highly recommended. Properly
mounted race seat is highly recommended. Helmets are mandatory. NO half helmets. NO motorcycle helmets. ("M"
Series helmets are NOT roll bar tested.) Closed face is recommended. Snell (SA) 2000 or newer is required. NO
EXCEPTIONS. Drivers racing suit is optional but highly recommended; you must wear a minimum of a long sleeve coat
and a long sleeve shirt or a long sleeve sweatshirt. Passenger seat must follow same rules as driver’s seat and must
have minimum of 3 door bars on the passenger side of the roll bar. (Each track will decide if they will allow passengers.)
No ballast allowed. Water tanks must be 25 gallons or less. Fuel cells must not be larger than 35 gallons. Extra metal
added to increase weight percentages is not be allowed. Roll bars that are filled with any substance to increase rear
weight will disqualify the car.
Please note that some rules adopted by WCE may not be acceptable at all tracks.