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Showtime Speedway Pro Truck Rules 2018

$_____ FOR POINT CHAMPION Must attend banquet to receive post season awards.

Rules Addendum: (07/14/2018

Ford rear gears must be as close to GM as Possible.  Example 410GM 411 Ford. Weight:
All trucks with sealed create engine will weight 2800 Lbs. with max 57% left side.

All other Motors 2900lbs

*** These weights, can be adjusted at the series discretion to equalize the competition, with written notice

.Addendum:  (12/26/2016) – MSD box with chip capability – mandatory. (Chips are being used at this time, 6300 RPM all crate engines, 7000 RPM for Chevy 305 and Ford 302) Track can adjust chips for competition at any time. No crank triggers, No magnetos.

Ball joint change

Upper and Lower ball joints may be any bolt on or screw in type ball joints

General Rules

Competitors are responsible for the actions of themselves, crew members, family and friends. Anyone who is deemed to have crossed the line in conduct, abuse toward a speedway official, other driver, owner or crew can be fined, disqualified or suspended.

Track Management will make the ruling on this and it will be communicated to the person deemed to have violated. You may not consume any alcoholic beverages during the racing event. You may not go to stands and drink and return to the pits. No drinking is allowed until after all racing is completed. No drinking in the tech area, if you act unprofessional your truck can be disqualified for your action of drinking and becoming uncontrollable. Fines and suspensions can be given as well.

Please maintain safe speed and control on any vehicles in the pits including racecar, tow vehicle, golf cart, truck, 4 wheeler, etc.


Driver Safety Rules:

  1.          You must have proper rated 2010 or newer Snell approved helmet.
  2.           A type of head and neck restraint is mandatory.
  3.           Complete firesuits, gloves, and shoes are mandatory. All equipment must be in good condition. (No holes, etc.)
  4.           Driver’s window net must have quick release, with latch at top left. Cannot be a string type window net  and must be 22” wide and 16” high. When latched must fit tight.
  5.           Commercially made aluminum racing seats with rubber pads mandatory. Dual right and left side head restraints are highly recommended.
  6.           Safety Harness 5 point minimum must be no older tan 3 years old and be in good shape.
  7.           Proper resilient padding for roll bar use must be installed on roll cage around driver.
  8.           Steering Wheel must be padded.
  9.           Fully Charged fire extinguisher mandatory. On Board fire system is highly recommended.
  10. Spotters are mandatory for each truck, spotters must have a “RACECEIVER” for race control using default channel 454.0000.
  11.         A battery disconnect switch is mandatory and must be easily accessible to the safety crew and driver, must be clearly marked with “on” and “off” and be readable by safety crew outside the truck.
  12.         No truck to truck radios.


Truck Safety Rules:

  1.           Drive shaft loops are mandatory within 12” of the ends.
  2.           Exhaust exiting door must be flush, not extending past the body.
  3.           Must have fluid catch can for radiator over-flow, no antifreeze.
  4.           Battery and connection must be minimum 18” away from fuel cell.
  5.           Roll cages must be built of 1 ¾ “ .095 thickness tubing minimum.
  6.           Cages must be attached properly in at least 8 spots on the chassis.
  7.           Minimum of 4 door bars on the left side, plated with 1/8 inch steel.
  8.           All roll bars around driver must be padded.
  9.           All joints must be welded properly, no cracks or gaps.
  10.         Fuel cell must be between frame rails, with a maximum 22 gallon capacity.
  11.         Must have a check valve.
  12.         Fuel cell minimum ground clearance 7”.
  13.         Fuel cell protection bar mandatory, minimum of 1” .095 thickness tubing.
  14.         Fuel cell must have minimum of 2 straps, 1” wide surrounding entire fuel cell.
  15.         No fuel cooling / altering devices allowed, Fuel must go straight from cell to carb.
  16.         No electric fuel pumps.
  17.         No fuel additives, at the track’s discretion, fuel can be tested at anytime.
  18.         All weight added on truck must be bolted in with minimum ½ bolts, with locking nuts. There is a minimum of two bolts per 50 pounds of weight. Minimum 5 Lb blocks.
  19.         All weights must be painted white, and have truck number on them.
  20.         No weights allowed inside the driver compartment.


Pro-Truck Rules

a. Only GM Metric frame 1978-1987 may be used.
b. Must be original 108” wheelbase and be the same measurement on both sides, 1⁄2 “ tolerance.
c. Tread Width 64” front and rear. Spacers permitted, no more than 64 inches, measured on our Referee.
d. Chassis must remain stock unless otherwise specifically noted in rules.
e. Frame may be fabricated from 6” forward of the centerline of the rear axle and from front sway bar forward.
f. Frame can be X”d
g. 6” minimum ride height on chassis.
h. Cross member must remain stock and in stock location, it may be notched for oil pan clearance only. Must be boxed with 1/8 inch steel.
i. All pick up points must remain stock in stock locations. Front Lower arms and rear trailing arms. No modifications to arms, holes, no drilling and lightening allowed.
a. Front suspension components must remain stock, unless otherwise noted in another rule.
b. Heavy-duty steel or Aluminum aftermarket hubs & rotors are required on the right front wheel .
c. Springs must mount in stock location. Top of frame may be changed to add wedge bolts or to allow for spring removal.
d. Shocks must be mounted directly to the lower A arm.
e. Pitman arm and steering arm may be changed, aftermarket center link is permitted.
f. Stock inner tie rod, Outer tie rod may be a heim joint.
g. Aftermarket tubular upper A arms ok. Lower control arms must be stock. Both must be in stock location.
h. No adjustable  ball joints. Ball joint change Upper and Lower ball joints may be any bolt on or screw in type ball joints.

  1. Coil spring rubber inserts are permitted, no leaf springs or torsion bars permitted.
    j. Steel, poly or monoball bushings ok, no offset or eccentric bushings.
  2. Sway bar must be 1 piece stock 1 3/8” maximum diameter.
  3. ****No rear panard or sway bars.
  4. Steering: Stock OEM steering box in stock location. Universal joints, up to three, can be put on steering shaft as well as heim joints. Aftermarket power steering kits or steering quickener kits ok. Must be driven off the crankshaft.
  5. Spindles, bearings and hubs, Stock HD steel aftermarket hubs and rotors ok. Spindle savers are recommended.
    o. Distance between the centers of the bolts on the upper arms should be no less than 10 1⁄4 “. Must use stock OEM factory control arms, bushings at both the front and rear of the trailing arms must be original rubber or polyurethane.
  6. rear lower trailing arms must be factory OEM and remain stock, no modifications, extra wholes, etc.  bushings at both front and rear of the trailing arms must be stock style rubber or polyurethane.  All rear trailing arms must remain Stock.
  7. no coil over springs can be used on truck, rear springs must mount on top of axle tube, Must be standard diameter rear springs.  Shocks mount in stock location.


STEEL BODY SHOCKS Rebuildable may have Schrader valve, non adjustable and no base valves allowed.

  1. Only 1 shock per wheel permitted. All shocks must be steel non adjustable.  Shocks can be claimed for $150.00 each.  Refusal to sell is a DQ, loss of money and points and a $400.00 fine.    Rear mount location optional on the rear axle.

Body :
a. Refer to Joey Coulter Pro Truck Series rule book.  copy can be found at carsevents.com

  1. Approved Series Truck body manufacturers are : ARP, Speedway Racing Bodies, Lightning Lite, Five Star. May make own aluminum body pieces, but must be approved by series, and fit templates.
    c. Series approved bodies are :
    1997 – 2009 Chevy C-10/C1500 Silverado, 1997 – 2009 Ford F150, 1997 – 2009 Dodge Ram, 2004-2009 Toyota.  NO carbon fiber.
    d. Body must be entered in the center of the frame with wheels in center of wheel wells with 2” tolerance. All body parts must be attached firmly to cage or frame and is subject to approval.
    e. Body ground clearance is a minimum of 4 inches measured anywhere.
    f. All body support brackets must be solid and located inside the body structure.
    g. Nose Width is 81” max.
    h. Front air dams must maintain their original configuration.
    i. Maximum rake for roof is 1”.
    j. Minimum side window opening must be at least 16”.
    k. Front and Rear windows must be full six 1/8” lexan.
    l. Front windshield brace is mandatory, 35 degree angle on windshield 1 degree tolerance.
  2. Both side windows may have 1/8” lexan vents only, 9”high, 12” length max.
  3. Hoods to remain stock with the following changes allowed: An opening of 2.5” x 20” may be cut in the rear of the hood, centered behind air filter which will allow air intake. A 1.5” x 1.5” X 20” heat deflector may be installed on the fire wall at this opening.
  4. Rear Deck lids are mandatory, must be able to open for technical inspections.
    p. Rear deck lids can be fiberglass, sheet metal or aluminum. Must be flush with quarter panels.
    q. 6” x 60” solid rear spoiler is mandatory. May have approved braces front side or back side, not on both sides. 55 Degree Minimum angle
  5. Stock rear bumper cover is mandatory. Must be complete and unmodified. Must have full 90 degree flap on the bottom edge, no cutting.
    s. 1 inch square tubing may be used for rub rails, bolts cannot protrude outward.
  6. Rear deck height minimum 36”, max 40”. ***different from body template sheet.
    a. Vehicle interior must be complete and shield driver from the ground, engine compartment and fuel cell area.
  7. Floors must be steel and the rest of the compartment can be from steel or aluminum, but must be fully enclosed and extend from left to right side of truck.
    c. Truck must have a rear firewall of steel to separate driver from fuel tank. Firewall may be welded, riveted or bolted.
  8. May have installed dash panels, no digital gauges.


  1. Rear differential housing must be stock steel 7.5” – 10 bolt GM or 9” Ford housing.
  2. Brackets for mounting trailing arms must be in stock location with stock mounts.
  3. Rear spring perch must remain on the top of the axle tube.
  4. Ring gear and pinion must be stock and mount directly in housing.
  5. Only stock ring and pinion, off the shelf available gears allowed. No custom ground or lightened gears allowed.  GM 273-456 gears, Ford 300-456 gears.
  6. C Clip eliminators are optional.
  7. Welded spider gears and steel mini-spools ok. Full steel spool ok on Fords
  8. Any stock fitting differential cover ok.
  9. Moser 26 spline axle mandatory on the right side.
  10. No posi- traction units or locker type rear spider.
  11. Only stock steel/cast carrier allowed.
  12. Solid steel axles only.
  13. All rearend parts must be magnetic / steel / No aluminum or light weight parts. Must make a place in the covers to insert a magnet or a scope

Tires and Wheels:

  1. 8” steel racing wheels with any offset, no wheel weights.
  2. Hubs must have 5/8” wheel studs.
  3. Tires must be official series approved tires only.
  4. No bleeders.
  5. No tire prep what so ever

*** Track approved tires only.   Hoosier R750 – NO SOAKING TIRES !

Brakes:  a. You must use GM stock single piston calipers, single piston Howe is allowed, must be steel or OEM aluminum replace single Piston.

  1. All four brakes must be in full working condition.
  2. Rear disc brakes are mandatory.
  3. Rotors must be steel or cast iron and brake hats may be steel or aluminum. No light weight Rotor’s. No scalloped rotors.


  1. Only GM Turbo 350, Ford C4 or C6, and Chrysler 904 or 727 automatic transmissions allowed with following exceptions. No drilling or lightening on the transmission or interior parts except the following items for oiling purposes. Front Planetary Reaction Gear per spec – see tech for spec sheet.Sun shell cover (must be a solid stock type) may be drilled at back per spec – see tech for spec sheet. ( No big hole sun shells allowed).
  2. Must have all forward and reverse gears working. No modifications.
  3. GM Turbo 350 may use 2.75 low gear – 1.57 second gear option. No turbo 200/250 parts may be used in 350 transmission.
  4. Replacing thrust washers with bearings ok.
  5. No aluminum or billet parts allowed in transmission.
  6. Removal of Governor ok.
  7. Manual shift valve body permitted.
  8. Reverse shift pattern ok.
  9. Torque convertor must be minimum diameter of 10” and working.
  10. Transmission coolers with fans ok. All cooling lines must be steel braided with screw on fittings.
  11. Safety Bell Housing and/or flexplate shield ok.
  12. Solid output shafts only, no drilled, hollowed shafts. Hollowed shafts are no longer allowed.
  13. JW Transmissions,TCI Transmissions or others allowed as long as they meet these rules.
  14. Drive shaft: Steel only, must be painted white with truck number on it.

Standard Transmission (add 75 lb)

  1. Standard steel or aluminum 3-speed or 4-speed OEM or OEM style synchronized manual transmissions with non-splined clusters allowed. No magnesium permitted.
  2. No 2-speed transmission will be permitted.
  3. No gun-drilled main shafts.
  4. No internal clutch-type transmissions allowed. Must have external clutch, pressure plate, and flywheel assembly.
  5. Transmission must have at minimum two (2) forward and one (1) working reverse gear.
  6. Two lever shifter or H-pattern shifter only.
  7. No overdrive or under driven transmissions permitted. High gear must be 1 to 1 and no other gear may have a ratio higher than 1.20 to 1.
  8. No Rankin-type or cluster-disconnect transmissions allowed.
  9. All manual transmissions must have helical gears only. No straight-cut gears allowed.
  10. No quick change type transmissions allowed.

Clutch & Flywheel:

  1. Standard OEM or OEM-type and size clutch, pressure plate, steel flywheel, and throw-out bearing permitted.
  2. 2. Stock Clutch minimum 10” Solid hub clutch ok. Must have full circle Disc.
  3. May use heavy-duty replacement pressure plate and disk. No aluminum allowed.
  4. No Light Weight Parts: 10,000 RPM etc…
  5. All flywheels will be weighed on Track scales. Fly wheel weigh minimum of 14 pounds.

6.Standard transmission must use shatter proof bell housing.

  1. After market shifters permitted.
  2. 2” hole in bell housing for inspection.
  3. 2 drive-shaft safety loops mandatory. Within 15” of front U Joint.
  4. Drive shaft must be painted white, add car number. No Aluminum Drive Shafts Allowed. No carbon fiber.
  5. May use hydraulic release bearing and push pull slave cylinder.

Engines :

Vacuum Rules

Each truck must have a vacuum port and fitting to check

ZZ4 Crate – 18 Minimum @ 950 rpm

602 Crate – 18 Minimum @ 950 rpm

347Jr Ford – 19 Minimum @ 950 rpm

351 Ford – 13 Minimum @ 950 rpm

360 Dodge – 11 Minimum @ 950 rpm

318 Dodge – 12 Minimum @ 950 rpm

305 Chevy – Check Cam Lift – 474-510

Anything below these vacuums is wrong.

We will check with cam doctor.

Engines Built type:

  1. Stock cast iron production blocks only. Gm 305, Ford 302,Dodge 318
  2. Any questions/concerns regarding the legality of internal parts should be directed to the tech director, prior to racing.
  3. Track reserves the right to use weight to penalize violations, equal competition and will do so at their discretion with fairness in mind.
  4. Blocks
  5. May be studded in mains only, no aftermarket caps, may be four bolt if that was available.
  6. Maximum of .060 + .010 wear, no sleeve down blocks
  7. All factory casting numbers must remain, may add oil screens and paint block.
  8. Minimum deck height on all are .000. That means no part of the piston may come past deck surface.
  9. No altering of lifter bore.
  10. Blocks must maintain OEM type bearings in the main and cam journals.
  11. Must maintain 10.1 to 0 Compression Ratio.

Heads: For all brands NON-CRATE

Only factory production, cast iron heads that are OEM for the engine type being used and that produce the factory specified volumes, are permitted.

  1. Minimum combustion chamber volumes: Chevy 52cc, Ford 52cc, and Dodge 56cc.
  2. No porting, port matching, excessive decking beyond the chamber minimum volume, angle milling, chamber polishing, or grinding allowed.
  3. Stainless steel valves are legal.
  4. Three angle valve jobs allowed.
  5. Any type guide material may be used. The valve guides must be in the stock factory location, angle, and spacing.
  6. Valve springs must be of the stock type. No triple, conical, beehives, or progressive springs allowed.
  7. Valve stems must be stock height only.
  8. Retainers must be steel or chrome-molly steel only. Valve spring retainers must be stock type only. Plus or minus height retainers are allowed.
  9. Valve spring keepers must be stock type only. Seven or ten degree locks may be used. No spring cups.
  10. All heads must have visible and unaltered casting numbers.


  1. Any stock 305 head # 12558059,#12529180 also allowed. Part number 1023906 head not permitted. Engine quest CH305b allowed.
  2. 52 cc minimum
  3. Stock valve 1.84 intake/1.50 exhaust. Stainless steel replacement valves permitted.
  4. No interior deburring, polishing or hand blending permitted.
  5. Studs may be pinned or screw in studs and guide plates ok.
  6. Stud girdles ok
  7. 1.5 roller rockers ok.


  1. Dodge Magnum heads up to 97 are ok.
  2. Stock 318 heads ok.
  3. 56cc minimum
  4. 1.84 intake,1.54 exhaust valve size on 318 heads w/ 1.5 roller rockers
  5. 1.94 intake,1.54 exhaust valve size on magnum heads w/1.6 roller rockers
  6. No interior deburring, polishing or hand blending permitted.
  7. Studs may be pinned or screw in studs and guide plates ok.
  8. Stud girdles ok


  1. The Ford GT-40, GTP 40 heads or 302 heads ok.
  2. 52cc minimum
  3. Stock valve 1.84 intake/1.50 exhaust. Stainless steel replacement valves permitted.
  4. No interior deburring, polishing or hand blending permitted.
  5. Studs may be pinned or screw in studs and guide plates ok.
  6. Stud girdles ok
  7. 1.6 roller rockers ok.


  1. Chevy # 7101,7116,2116 / Ford # 7121 / Dodge # 7176
  2. No porting , polishing or coatings in runners.
  3. No milling.
  4. Dodge # 7176 may be modified to fit magnum heads.
  5. No laser treating or micro holes allowed in intake.
  6. Must have vacuum port to hook up vacuum gauge for testing.


  1. Rod length Chevrolet 5.700, Ford 5.090, Chrysler 6.125.
  2. No lightening, beam polishing, or exterior machine work allowed on rods, except slight bob weight removal for balancing.
  3. OEM or OEM appearing after-market rods permitted, may be floated or press fit pin’s.
  4. No aluminum or titanium rod’s.
  5. Fasteners engine builders option.


  1. Flat top or dished top pistons. No reverse dome or D cup allowed.
  2. Wrist pin must remain in OEM position.
  3. Cast, forged or hypereutectic ok.
  4. No lightweight pin’s


  1. Only OEM or stock replacement Chevy, Dodge, and Ford cast iron or steel crankshafts are legal with OEM stroke.
  2. No O.D. turning, lightening, knife edging, weight polishing, or cross-drilling for weight removal will be allowed, except for “Mallory Metal”, or minimal metal removal for balancing.
  3. Any type harmonic dampener or flywheel may be used, SFI approved units encouraged.
  4. Minimum weights- Ford 32lbs, Chevy 48lbs, & Dodge 48lbs.


  1. Flat tappet or hydraulic cam, maximum lift .474/.510 duration engine builders option.
  2. Lifters stock size hydraulic , anti-pump up or solid.
  3. No lightweight push rods allowed. Push rods may be sized to length to fit geometry. No rev-kits, offset rocker arms, roller lifters, light weight lifters, coated lifters, mushroom lifters, or oversize lifters are permitted.
  4. Stock or roller timing chains are allowed Torrington Thrust Bearings, to prevent block wear, are legal. No gear to gear or belt drives allowed. Cam thrust-buttons are allowed. Camshaft Degree optional.


602 with Holley 650  4150-80541 allowed

603 (ZZ4) runs 500 cfm old style 4412 Carb only

603 & 602 Crate engine must follow the Gm Performance parts Technical Manual. If it is not listed don’t do it unless you have spoken to tech and have your rule book signed and carry with you to tech. A tech bulletin will then follow for all racers to see the clarification or change.

602 & 603 is totally by the GM manual, repairs etc. no exceptions

  1. Option valve springs stock diameter , no double springs max 130 lbs. Comp # 941 is a valid spring.
  2. NO 1.6 ROCKERS, Self aligning Stamp Rocker an 1.5 Roller rockers ok but no changing of pushrods.
  5. Deck height .014 minimum
  6. MUST MAINTAIN 9.1:1 COMPRESSION RATIO. On 602 & 603 is10.2:1
  7. Must use factory intake gasket ,other gaskets engine builders choice , but must maintain compression ratio.
  8. May use Clevite bearings , cannot be coated bearings nor-use undersized bearings. Must be direct replacement bearings
  9. All hard parts must be factory GM parts.
  10. Fasteners rod,main bolts must be same crate motor type as shipped. Other fasteners option of engine builder except if they were a bolt must remain as a bolt.
  11. MAX overbore .030 + .010 for wear. No tolerance over those numbers.
  13. Again follow the Gm manual.
  14. Camshaft must be a stock out of the box camshaft from Gm if you decide to regrind it is wrong.

Cam doctor will be used at any time when the series feels it needs to.


  1. M6007S347JR MAY USE M6513-BH valve springs this is a beehive spring.
  2. This engine must follow the Ford Racing Technical Manual.
  3. Must maintain 10.1:1 compression ratio (according to new Manual)
  4. Mininum deck height .010 +/- .0050
  5. Max overbore .040+.010 for wear
  6. Fasteners rod,main bolts must be same crate motor type as shipped. Other fasteners option of engine builder except if they were a bolt must remain as a bolt.


  1. May use m6513-bh bearings.
  2. Intake to be used must be a Ford m-9024-7351 or performer # 7181 only.
  3. 52cc minimum on heads
  4. Must maintain 9.1:1 compression ratio
  5. Fasteners rod,main bolts must be same crate motor type as shipped. Other fasteners option of engine builder except if they were a bolt must remain as a bolt.
  6. Due to several cam combo’s these are the numbers that are legal. M6250-e303 , m6250-x303 and m6250-z3003.
  7. Minimum deck height .014
  8. Refer to Ford Performance Manual for any other details.
  9. Max overbore .030 + .010 for wear

Dodge 318

(Reverts to old FASTRUCK type motor rules)

Dodge 360

  1. Refer to Mopar Performance for any other details.
  2. Intake manifold p5007381 casting number p4510018
  3. 50cc minimum on cylinder heads
  4. Must maintain 9.1:1 compression ratio.
  5. Minimum deck height 9.56 +/- .005
  6. Max overbore .040+.010 wear
  7. Magnum heads use 1.7 rocker ratio 360 heads use 1.6 rockers
  8. Fasteners rod,main bolts must be same crate motor type as shipped. Other fasteners option of engine builder except if they were a bolt must remain as a bolt.

Misc All engines:

**** All engines, must have an inspection hole w/plug (minimum 1″) for use of a scope to check crank area. Speak with tech man, for right location. Must be able to get by windage tray.


  1. Carburetor- Holley old style 4412, 500 cfm with a maximum 1.065 spacer/adapter between intake and carburetor. Changing of jets ,power valve, drilling holes in butterflies permitted.
  2. Choke horn may be removed.
  3. Venturi area must not be altered or reshaped in any way. The casting ring may not be removed. Must remain as produced by the manufacturer.
  4. Base plate must not be altered in any way. All openings must be permanently plugged.
  5. No additional air to be picked up below the openings of the venturi such as altered gaskets, base plate, or holes drilled into the carburetor.
  6. Carburetor Booster: Booster type may not be changed. Booster size and shape must not be altered. Height and location of the booster must remain as manufactured.
  7. Throttle shaft must remain stock and may not be thinned or cut in any manner. Screws may be flush with shaft. No other work to screws.
  8. 602 Crate can run a Holley 650 HP 4150-80541 gauge legal four barrel. No alterations or modifications, with a maximum 1.065 spacer/seal between intake and carburetor.

Air cleaner

  1. Air box optional
  2. A round un-altered air cleaner element with a maximum diameter of fourteen (14) inches with a maximum height of four (4) inches is required. All air must be filtered thru this filter.
  3. No duct work added to air cleaner.


Fuel system

  1. Fuel pump-stock mounted mechanical pump only, brand optional.
  2. The fuel cell must be completely enclosed in a magnetic steel container made from no less than 22-gauge magnetic steel.
  3. The use of ice, wet or dry, for the purpose of cooling the engine, air cleaner, or fuel system is not allowed.
  4. Maximum fuel cell capacity is 22 gallons. Fuel cell must be centered in chassis. Fuel cell frame must maintain a minimum ground clearance of 8-inches without the driver.
  5. Replacement of steel fuel lines with steel braided fuel lines is highly recommended.
  6. Track Officials reserves the right to test the fuel at any time.
  7. No fuel additives


Cooling & Oiling system:

  1. Stock type replacement water pump, no electric.
  2. Electric fan ok.
  3. Radiator- aluminum ok, must have catch can mounted in front of firewall. Recommended to have a overflow hose mounted to right corner of windshield.
  4. Water wetter ok, no anti-freeze may be used.
  5. Oiling system- must be wet sump system, remote filters permitted, racing pan ok.
  6. No two-stage or belt driven oil pumps allowed.



  1. System may not exceed 3” o.d. anywhere.
  2. Headers optional,or “up and over” (crossover) headers with a maximum 3” collectors are legal. 3” exhaust pipes the rest of the way out.
  3. Exhaust equalizer “H” and “X” pipes are permitted.
  4. All exhaust system must exit past the driver’s compartment.
  5. Stepped headers allowed.
  6. Iron lung & tri Y headers ok and 180 headers ok.  must meet 3″od period.


Engine location:

  1. Must be centered between frame rails, 1” tolerance.
  2. Crankshaft height is 12” from center of the crank to the ground. Engine placement is measured from the spark plug (closet to the radiator) centerline to an imaginary line projected between the left and right upper a arm ball joint as follows below:
  3. All Chevrolets: 4 inches on the drivers side forward of the ball joint.
  4. Fords 1.75 inches on passenger side forward of ball joint.
  5. Dodge 1.75 inches on the drivers side forward of ball joint. Minimum 15” of vacuum at 950 RPM


Ignition : as of 6-4-14 -All wiring from the ignition box to the distributor, must be visible for inspection at all times.

  1. Battery – Single Battery 12 volt system only.
  2. MSD box with chip capability – mandatory. (Chips are being used at this time, 6300 RPM all crate engines, 7000 RPM for Chevy 305 and Ford 302) Track can adjust chips for competition at any time. No crank triggers, No magnetos.



All trucks with sealed create engine will weight 2800 Lbs. with max 57% left side.

All other Motors 2900lbs

Any engine builder,  This a no seal track your motor will be inspected.


Engine Penalties –

Engine internal – (Cam, Crank, Pistons, etc.)

First Offense – If found illegal by cam doctor, or any other test or tear down,the owner will be given a $1,000 fine, loss of money, loss of points for that race, and a loss of 12 additional points. Parts will be confiscated. Engine must be resealed by the engine builder.  Driver must start in the rear of the next 2 events the truck runs. Fine must be paid to race.

2nd Offense – $2,000 fine, loss of all points for the season. Engine can be confiscated, You are done for the season and must pay the fine and apply for reinstatement for the following season.

Other infractions such as carb, ignition, trans etc. – loss of points for the event. Must start in the rear at the next event you run.


Please be sure you have read and understand all these rules, if you do not please be sure to ask a Track Official for clarification. Not understanding the rules is not an excuse to break them. The word stock, used within the rules, means as originally produced by the manufacturer for that make/model/ and/or year of the truck. It is stock with no altering or modifications. Aftermarket parts must be same dimensions, weight, and/or volume as the OEM part. Determination of whether anything is legal will be the tech and Track Officials decision. No Carbon Fiber or Titanium permitted anywhere in the truck. No Traction control devices of any kind allowed. If it does not say you can do it, you probably can’t.  Talk to the Tech Director if you have any questions.  Do not assume anything.

These weights can be adjusted at the Tech Director and Track Management’s discretion to equalize the competition, with notice.

All Engine Builders must supply to the Tech Director a build sheet on their motors Management. for reference.  These will be kept only by the Tech Director and Track Management.


The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM THE PUBLICATION OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS. They are intended entirely as a guide for the conduct of the sport and in no way guarantee against injury or death to any participant, spectator or official. The race director or Head Tech Inspector shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in their opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATIONS OR DEVIATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials and is final and binding. On occasion when situations arise that are not covered by written rules herein, special rulings may be put into effect by the track officials. Once such rulings are acted upon, they may become an act of policy and will be added to the existing rules of procedures.

The Management of Showtime Speedway


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