2017 American Racer Tire Procedures -
2017 SUNOCO Race Fuels Modifieds
2017 Super Six
- Updated 3/20/17
2017 Grandpa Dog Four Cylinders -
NOTE: The Following Forms MUST Be Filled Out
And Turned Into The Speedway Office
2017 Car Registration Form
2017 Pit Box Slip
2017 Medical Form
2017 W9 Form
COMPETITORS: Any Driver racing in more than one (1)
class must pay another entry fee for each
2017 General Rules
hope to bring back the fun of racing that got us all
involved to begin with. We are going to be a
management team that will be here to enjoy our sport
with you. We will be available to answer your
questions and take your comments and criticisms. The
only way that this race track will survive is with
all of us working together. We, as owners, realize
that we need each and every car to make our living.
We also hope that neither of us ever forgets how
important we are to each other.
Sunoco fuel will be the official fuel for Spencer
Speedway. Sunoco purple 110 fuels will be sold at
Spencer Speedway. There will be no mixing of fuels.
There will be no additives added to fuels. FUEL WILL
car owners in the Sunoco Modified class are required to purchase and run 5 gallons
of the Sunoco 110 fuel each week, unless you are
running a Crate engine. You need to make sure a receipt
is given to you for your purchase. You will be asked
for your receipt at some point during the night so
keep it handy. Your receipt will be numbered and a
copy will be kept in your file. You may purchase a
barrel of fuel and that will count towards your
weekly fuel purchase. If you are found not to have
purchased 5 gallons of fuel at the track each night
you could lose all money and points for that night,
and a fine may incur.
Spencer Speedway expects and requires that all
persons who enter this facility conduct themselves
in a respectable and professional manner and display
During any race there is to be NO STOPPING on
the racetrack under yellow flag conditions to argue
about your cars position, if you stop you WILL GO
TO THE REAR. Scorer’s will put you in the
will be at the designated cone on the outside wall
and the orange cone on the inside, you must maintain
at least the pace you had at the restart line. If
you slow down after the restart line , you will be
subject to be sent to the rear of the field. No jump
starts. There will be double file restarts for the
entire race, unless otherwise noted, no matter how
many caution flags.
actions and activities deemed to be detrimental,
including but not limited to, the use of verbal and
physical abuse, profanity, or threats against
Spencer Speedway management, staff, officials,
and/or employees will not be tolerated and violators
will be dealt with accordingly.
Threatening an official includes verbal, physical,
and any hand or body gestures. The threatening
party(ies) will be suspended one week with a $100.00
fine. Any points and money
earned will also be taken.
Drivers running at excessive speeds in the pit area
as determined at the discretion of the officials,
will be disqualified from all competition for the
remainder of the racing program. Pit speed 5 mph. A
$100.00 fine maybe assessed to anyone driving
erratically or speeding in the pit area.
No personal vehicles in
the pit area until all events are completed unless
authorized by Spencer Speedway officials.
drivers and crew members are to wear shirts and some
sort of foot wear at all time while in the pit
Drivers shall be held responsible for actions of all
those associated with his/her car, including but not
limited to, car owners, sponsors, crew, family
members, wives and girlfriends, husbands and
boyfriends and will be penalized accordingly.
drivers when leaving the track after warm ups or
races are to leave your helmets and gloves on until
you are back in the pit area. No taking gloves or
helmets off while still on the race track.
you enter another person’s pit area without
permission, you will be subject to removal from
Spencer Speedway for the rest of that race date.
This also applies when vehicle is parked in the
infield, staging area or disabled on the race track.
If an altercation happens, the intruder will be
subject to other penalties as deemed appropriate by
Spencer Speedway. The race director has the sole
discretion to make this determination on the spot.
& Alcohol, mandatory suspension for any member using
drugs at any time or intoxication beverages before
entering race premises or while in attendance until
last event is complete. All members consent to drug
and alcohol testing at discretion of the Speedway.
Any driver, owner or pit crew violating this rule
will result in disqualification of the car and loss
of purse and points and possible suspension for the
remaining race season and or a fine. No glass
bottles allowed on grounds. Coolers brought onto the
grounds are subject to inspection by a track
DISPOSAL OF TIRES AND OIL:
Absolutely no tires and oil to be dumped on Speedway
grounds. Oil may be emptied into the oil recycling
barrel located next to the race line up building.
All disposals of oil and tires are the
responsibility of the car driver. Driver is also
responsible for clean up in his or her pit stall at
the end of the event. All tires left will cost the
driver $50.00 per tire left and must be paid before
returning to compete in the next race.
Spencer Speedway shall govern the procedures for
protests, as set forth by the Speedway rules and
apply to all divisions. All protests must be in
writing and filed with the Pit Steward at the tech
building within 10 minutes of finish of the race as
determined by the drop of the checkered flag. From
this point on the Pit Steward will notify the Race
Director of the protest. The race director has the
right to accept or reject any and all protests. If
the protest requires examination and/or tear down of
the protested car, only three designated individuals
from the protested crew and one designated
individual from the protesting crew may be present
in the impound area.
VISUAL PROTEST, such protest must be filed
before the start of the feature event or race in
which violation is alleged. Visual protest shall be
interpreted to mean any protest relating to
equipment which is outwardly visible, including that
located underneath hoods or the covering accessible
to observations without the use of tools except
weight requirement. Speedway has sole discretion in
interpretation of what constitutes a visual protest.
Speedway has the right to inspect cars for visual
violation of the rules.
VISUAL, Protests must be filed within 10 minutes
after completion of event determined by the drop of
the checkered flag. Only the top five (5) cars may
protest a car that finishes ahead of their car on
the same lap. IF YOU FILE A PROTEST YOU MUST
PROVIDE YOUR CAR TO BE CHECKED FOR THE SAME ITEM THE
PROTESTED CAR. Protest must be in writing as
previously stated. Protest fee is $100.00 and must
accompany protest and is limited to use of carb
tools, rear gear ratio, compression ratio test,
weights and tire durometer. $50.00 of protest fee
will go to tech official and if the car is deemed
legal the balance goes to the protested car, if
illegal the balance will go to the protester. Top
end of engine is ( Intake manifold ) is $200.00 with
$50.00 going to tech official , ( one cylinder head
removed ) is $300.00 with $75.00 going to tech
official, Bottom end of engine is $400.00 ( oil pan
, one rod bearing, rod length measurement ,
crankshaft check ) with $100.00 going to tech
official, in all cases above if the protested item
is legal the balance of the money minus the tech
officials fee will be given to the legal car, if the
protested item is illegal then the balance of the
money minus the tech officials fee will be returned
to the protester.
ITEMS FOUND ILLEGAL WILL BE CONFISCATED AND NOT
RETURNED TO CAR OWNER AT ANY POINT.
INSPECTION: All cars are subject to full
inspection by a track official at any time while at
the speedway. Failure to comply will result in
disqualification. Post race disqualification does
not require inspection on additional cars. All cars
must be prepared for inspection within ½ hour after
event. A tech disqualified DRIVER will start
scratch for the next 2 weeks of his feature
competition. This will start when the driver returns
to the track.
CAR SAFETY ITEMS:
BATTERY KILL SWITCH: must completely disable the
battery from all electrical items. Switch must be
within drivers reach and must be clearly marked and
in reach of Track Emergency Crew.
DRIVE SHAFT / HOOPS: DRIVE SHAFT must be painted
white and must be enclosed by two 360 degree 2 inch
wide by ¼ inch thick steel hoops.
FUEL SHUT OFF: The fuel shutoff valve must be
able to completely stop the flow of fuel and be
within the reach of the driver. No fuel lines
allowed in the drivers compartment. Shut off valve
must be clearly marked and in reach of Track
rule will be enforced in all classes.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER: All cars must contain a track
approved fully charged fire extinguisher with gauge,
in proper working condition with a current
inspection tag. The extinguisher must be secured in
the drivers compartment within convenient reach of
the driver. The installation is subject to Track
MIRRORS: One single viewing surface mirror
mounted in the upper center of the windshield roll
cage. No multi angle (wink) mirrors allowed.
ONE WAY RADIO:
A one way radio system (receive
only) is mandatory in all divisions. Track radio
ROLL BAR PADDING: All roll bars or cage bars
must have padding to protect the driver from direct
contact with roll bars or cage bars and it is highly
suggested that padding meets SFI 45.1 standards.
STEERING WHEEL: A NASCAR approved quick release
steel coupling on the steering is mandatory. The
center of the wheel must be padded.
Only "track-plated" American Racer Tires
27.0/10.0-15, 26.5/10.0-15 & 26.0/10.0-15, EC-31 for the Sunoco Modified
Tires procedures are in your divisions
Any tire purchased at Chemung Speedrome or Spencer
Speedway MUST be used in the feature of that days
event. There will be no banking of new tires
The JTR Eagle PPM Tester will be set at a fixed
level and will be strictly enforced throughout the
NO SOAKING, SOFTENING OR TREATMENT OF TIRES
NOTICE: A participant competing in any race at
Chemung Speedrome/Spencer Speedway specifically
agrees that he/she acknowledges it is illegal to
soak or treat racing tires and that said soaking or
treatment of racing tires is subject to
disqualification from race, forfeiting of the event
points and monies of that race, forfeiting all
previous points earned that season and subject to
suspension, determined by Chemung Speedrome/Spencer
4 Cylinder and the Super 6 classes please note the
tires allowed are in your rule books.
TRACTION CONTROL: No traction control of any
type allowed. Anyone caught with a traction control
device, operative or not, will be suspended
indefinitely and lose all points.
WEIGHTS: All added weights must have minimum of
two ½ diameter bolts, that are secured to the frame
rail. No welding or straps. Must be painted white
and have the car number on it.
WINDOW NETS: must be the ribbon web design, no
string styles allowed.
TETHERS ARE A MUST ON ALL OPEN WHEEL CARS!
HELMETS: All drivers must wear a SA2005 or newer
SNELL approved full face helmet. No motorcycle
HEAD / NECK RESTRAINTS: All drivers must have an
approved Hans or Hutchens device.
(this is highly recommended
in the super stock class). All other classes it is a
IGNITION CUT OFF SWITCH: All open wheel cars
must have the (TIGOR) ignition cut off
switch, it will be checked and must be operable.
SEAT AND SEAT BELTS: Drivers seat must be
aluminum only and mounted to the frame and or cage
with six (6) 3/8 inch grade 5 bolts, four bolts on
the bottom and two on the back with washers. A full
containment seat with head rest attachment is
belts must be 5 point restraints with quick release
buckle and meet SFI 16.1 specifications. We encourage
that undamaged belts be replaced every 36 months. The
date sewn into the webbing must be present and can be
used as a guide for replacement. In cases where the seat
belt is known to be “new old stock” it is acceptable to
extend the replacement date on that set of belts, this
is up to the desecration of Spencer Speedway officials.
WEARING APPAREL: All drivers must wear a clean one
piece SFI 3.2a drivers suit, quilted and/or with Nomex
underwear, head socks, gloves, foot socks and shoes must
meet SFI specifications.
NO Aluminum harmonic balancers, must be steel.
DISCLAIMER: Any rules that are missing or are typed
incorrectly the track will use the current year
NASCAR RULE BOOK for clarification or correction.
Disqualified means that the car and any competitor
affiliated with it will be treated as if it did not
start the race, thus forfeiting any monies, awards, and
championship points it may have otherwise been entitled
covered in this rule book needs to be addressed with a
tech official BEFORE you decide to do something. If you
have not cleared it with a tech official, It will be
demeaned Illegal and part or parts will be confiscated
and not returned!