2015 Late Model Rules:
1. All drivers
are required to have an operating “RACECeiver” in proper
working condition, channeled to the track’s frequency,
with fresh batteries.
CAR AND BODY:
2. MANDATORY for every
division. You must have one. Every car will
be routinely checked for one. Make sure you have
1. Body to be
made by WoO Latemodel rules.
2. No mirrors.
3. No sharp or jagged edges
or outward facing fasteners.
4. Rear window sides panels
may be solid or open no more than 40% of the space BUT,
the right and left sides must match (right open &
left open or both solid).
5. The front roof support
panels must match and the rear support panels must
1. No side
2. Rear spoiler no more
than 8-inches above deck.
3. Sheet metal deck height
must be no higher than 38-inches off ground with tires
4. Rear deck must not
exceed the maximum limit at any point across the deck
and or spoiler.
1. MINIMUM 2200
LB. WITH DRIVER AFTER RACE. (NO EXCEPTIONS.)
Optional but highly recommended with exhaust to outside of
body with no turn down.
2. SAFETY FACTORY: NO
ADDED WEIGHT ABOVE DRIVER SHOULDERS.
3. WEIGHT MUST BE BEHIND
FRONT AXLE AND NO FURTHER BACK THAN FUEL CELL AND
SECURELY FASTENED TO FRAME WITH A ½-INCH BOLT OR LARGER
OR ALL THREAD.
1. Only one
2-barrel or one 4-barrel carburetor permitted.
2. NO NITROUS OXIDE, NO
FUEL INJECTION, NO TURBOS, NO SUPER CHARGERS.
2. Aluminum engines
3. Aluminum intake manifold
and head are allowed.
1. A full metal
firewall must be installed between driver and engine,
and between fuel tank and driver. The driver’s
compartment MUST be completely enclosed.
2. Fuel tank must be
securely fastened and must be welded and sealed at top,
bottom, and sides.
3. No 5-gallon containers
or converted grease or oil containers may be used as
4. Fuel lines run under
floor, if not, must be covered and sealed at both ends
by rubber hose only.
5. Fuel cells must be
mounted behind the rear end housing between frame rails
as is the normal position from the builder and it MUST
be Securely Strapped with a minimum of two (2) Steel
Straps that are bolted to the Chassis (Frame).
Securely locking in the fuel cell. Straps MUST be
at least two (2) inches wide and 1/8 inch thick.
Fuel Cell must be mounted inside the Fuel Cell Steel
Box. No Part of the Fuel Cell can be below the
bottom of the rear housing.
1. Batteries are
not allowed in the driver’s compartment.
Drive shaft hoop is recommended.
2. Batteries must be
securely fastened and provisions made to prevent leakage
of acid in case of roll over or damage.
3. A "master" battery
disconnect switch must be mounted in cockpit of the car
within the drivers reach and easily accessible by the
1. Must be
working conditions at all times.
2. Cars must start and run
under their own power.
3. Must have working
1. All seat belts
must be in good shape. They will be checked.
2. Seat belts must be
bolted to frame (not to floor) and pass inspector's
3. Shoulder harness is
4. Only seat belt with
quick release mechanism allowed.
5. An aluminum full
containment racing seat should be secured (bolted) to
frame (not to floor) and roll cage high and low.
6. Hans Device, Hutchens
and/or similar safety restraint system is suggested.
7. MANDATORY: A quick
release steering wheel.
8. MANDATORY: FULL
FIRESUITS: Any fire retardant coveralls or any
fire retardant fire suit of one or two piece ARE
REQUIRED. YOU MUST WEAR ONE OR YOU WILL NOT
RACE! This is for your safety
9. Racing gloves and shoes
are suggested – NO Plastic Gloves.
10. Only racing type helmet
with full-race shield should be worn. Helmets that
have fire resistant interior – Snell 2005 and up are
11. Should have fire
extinguisher within driver's reach.
1. Numbers can be
of 3 digits and one letter.
2. No duplicate numbers
3. No fractions allowed.
4. Must be at least
18-inches high and 2-inches wide.
5. Cars should have
4x4-inch number on the windshield screen.
6. All numbers must be
painted on both sides of the car and on the roof.
All numbers must be visible and legible - contrasting to
color of car. This means don't put a white number
on a silver car.
7. When a car is registered
in the pits, that car can only run that number. No
changing a number later.
8. If a car comes with a
number already registered, that car will be asked to add
9. If the race officials
cannot read that number, that number will not be scored.
1. If you have
questions about your car qualifying for these rules, any
driver or pit crew member has till 7:00pm to ask tech
inspector to check their car.
2. The track officials have
the authority to inspect any portion of a car subject to
rule specifications for that division.
3. Any and all decisions of
the Tech committee as to a car being legal or illegal
4. ALL DRIVERS UNDER THE
AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE SIGNED WAVER BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN,
5. ALL RULES ARE AT THE
DISCRETION OF MARION CENTER SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS AND
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO AMEND, ADJUST, CHANGE, OR DELETE
THE RULES WITHOUT NOTICE.
6. REFER TO THE GENERAL
RULES FOR ALL OTHER RULES.
7. ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF
POINTS ALL RULES WILL APPLY! NO OPEN COMPETITION.
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 events. The rules shall govern
the conduct of all events, and by participating in these
events, all participants are deemed to have complied
with these rules. No expressed or implied warranty
to safety shall result for publication or compliance
with these rules and/or regulations. They are
intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are
in no way a guarantee against injury to the participant,
spectator, or official. The race director shall be
empowered to permit deviation from any of the
specifications herein or impose any further restrictions
that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable
requirements. No expressed or implied warranty of
safety shall result from such alteration of
specification. Any interpretation of these rules
is left to the discrepancies of the officials.
Their decisions are final.
Anyone causing disturbance at the track such
as fighting, blocking the track, etc., will be subject
to 1 or 2 week suspension or a fine of $300.00 or
both. They will also be responsible for all
physical or property damage from such disturbance to him
or others. A fine of $300.00 levied and paid
before person(s) will be allowed on MARION CENTER
SPEEDWAY premises. Fine payment will be added to
the point fund. The track officials will govern
disturbance on a case-by-case basis.
No dogs will be permitted into the pits
unless they are service animals only.