2020 Ford Division Rules
A. SPIRIT OF THE RULES – The creation of an affordable, entry-level way to enter stockcar oval and figure 8 racing. Keeping the cars very stock is the priority. Changes not listed in these rules are NOT allowed.
B. CARS – Only the Ford Crown Vic, Mercury Grand Marquis, or Lincoln Town Car 1995 and newer.
C. DRIVERS – Must wear a clearly-labeled helmet that meets or exceeds the 2010 SA Snell or SFI 31.2 standards. Must wear long pants and a long-sleeve sweatshirt. Fire suit/fire suit jacket is recommended. The driver must make use of an approved neck brace or Hans style device.
D. CAR NUMBER – Available numbers are 00 thru 09 and 0 thru 99. No duplicate numbers issued. No letters. A number must be officially registered for before being assigned and used. Numbers must appear on both front doors and on the roof. Door and roof numbers shall be a minimum of 16” tall and 3” in line thickness. Numbers must contrast in color (light vs dark) from car color. The roof number needs to be facing the passenger side of the car. There must be a 6” white car number in the upper corner of the windshield on the passenger side of the car.
E. TECH – Car must go thru inspection at its first visit to the track. After each feature, the top 3 finishers and any other cars selected will go to tech. Those drivers (and those drivers only) can assist with tech on those cars.
F. CHEATING – 1st offense will bring driver and car disqualification from that event as well as both being suspended from the next event. A 2nd offense will bring a driver ban from all Showtime Speedway racing for one year.
A. ENGINE – Must remain an entirely stock 4.6L SOHC engine. Manifold stock. Air filter stock.
B. RADIATOR – Must contain water only.
C. BATTERY – May remain in stock location or moved into a secure box.
D. FUEL KILL SWITCH – In rear of deck or behind drivers roll cage or kill all switch if battery is relocated.
E. EXHAUST – Pipes must go beyond the driver area and exit to the side or rear.
F. TRANSMISSION – Must remain entirely stock.
G. REAR END – Must remain entirely stock. Factory gear only. 2.73, 3.27, 3.55, and 3.73 ratios only. No aftermarket lockers. You may weld the spider gears.
A. ROLL CAGE – Must be a minimum 4 point cage with 4 curved door bars on the driver’s side. Straight bars can be used on the passenger side. Cage must be welded to the frame and not the floor pan. A driver’s door plate is required. It must be 1/4” thick steel and measure 18” by 48”. It can be on the outside or inside of the car.
B. SEAT & BELTS – A racing seat is required along with a 5 point racing harness. Belts can be no older that 3 years past the clearly marked manufacturer dates on them.
C. WINDOW NET – A properly mounted window net is mandatory and must be used at all times on track.
D. STEERING COLUMN – Must remain stock. Adding of a quick disconnect steering wheel is allowed.
E. WINDSHIELD – Must remain stock and strapped in place. Must have 3 solid steel vertical bars in front of the driver. All other glass must be removed. All mirrors must be removed.
F. DASH – Must remain stock. All airbags in the entire car must be removed.
G. PEDALS – Must remain stock.
H. BALLAST – No adding of any weight to the entire car.
A. SUSPENSION – No altering of the suspension including sway bar links. No spacers of any kind. No air-ride. No cutting, no heating, or no lowering of springs. Shocks and springs can only be replaced by same stock parts or OEM replacements (can cut two 2” holes above rear shocks to access top shock nut).
B. CASTER & CAMBER – You may adjust as factory adjustments allow. No other modifications.
C. TIRES – All season tires only. Nothing under 350 tread wear or any tire that cost $125.00 or more. These tire sizes only 235/55/17, 225/60/16, and 215/70/15. No high performance tires. No directional tires. No autocross tires. No tire soaking or treating.
D. WHEELS – Must be steel stock wheels. All 4 wheels must be the same size and offset. No wheel spacers. No offset wheels on cars 2001 and newer.
E. BUMPERS – Must remain stock. Any sharp edges or points must be addressed. A steel-tubing towing hoop is required welded to the top of the front bumper. It can no wider than 3” past the frame rails. No rear bracing.
F. HOOD/TRUNK – Must have hood type pins for easy access by track officials. No bolting down.
CAR CLAIMER – To claim a car you must be on lead lap, car must have finished in front of you, and claim must be in writing within 15 minutes after feature or before car clears tech for the night! Claimer is $2,000 for car, driver may take seat and belts out! Showtime Speedway reserves the right to claim any car for $2,000.
If you refuse the claim you will be suspended for two weeks. Second refusal will result in suspension for remainder of year.