2015 Crate Late
drivers are required to have an operating
“RACECeiver” in proper working condition, channeled
to the track’s frequency, with fresh batteries.
2. MANDATORY for every
division. You must have one. Every car
will be routinely checked for one. Make sure
you have batteries.
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
Aluminum or Titanium Allowed.
2. All tubing must be at
least 1-1/2 inches and a minimum of .083 inches
3. Three bars in the driver’s
side “door” and two bars on the right side are
4. Must have at least a one
(1) inch cross member front to back or diagonally
that is .083 thick also.
5. No Bolt Together Frames
for Roll Bars.
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
4. Rear deck must not exceed
the maximum limit at any point across the deck and
MINIMUM 2300 LB. WITH DRIVER AFTER RACE. (NO
2. SAFETY FACTOR: 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.
Optional but highly recommended with exhaust to
outside of body with no turn down.
The Fastrak approved tire, Rush approved tire, or
American Racer approved tire.
Maximum 14 inch Steel or Aluminum ONLY – No Exotic
Materials – No Carbon Fiber Rims.
2. Bead locks are permitted.
3. Wheel Covers are permitted
and must have three working fasteners.
4. MUST HAVE FIVE (5) LUG
NUTS SECURING WHEEL – MANDATORY.
750 CFM carb or smaller.
2. Must have 1 11/16ths base
3. Maximum venture
4. Billet plate may be used
5. CARB SPACER: 604-1
inch maximum. 602-2 inch maximum. Spacer may
not protrude into intake at any point.
6. One gasket per surface of
7. Normal aspirated
8. NO NITROUS OXIDE, NO FUEL
INJECTION, NO TURBOS, NO AEROSOL CARBS. NO SUPER
9. Two throttle springs are
permitted and highly recommended.
Engine and all parts of the engine must remain as is
from the builder/”factory” and have proper seals in
2. Marion Center Speedway
reserves the right to use our discretion as to
whether an engine is true “crate” engine or has been
modified and how much of an inspection is necessary
to determine the authenticity of the engine.
full metal firewall must be installed between driver
and engine, and between fuel tank and driver. The
driver’s compartment MUST be completely
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.
Batteries are not allowed in the driver’s
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 driver.
shaft hoop is MANDATORY.
2. Carbon Fiber, Aluminum,
and Steel Drive Shafts are permitted.
be working conditions at all times.
2. Cars must start and run
under their own power.
3. Must have working reverse.
Racing Fuel and E-85 Racing Fuels are acceptable.
2. NO Performance enhancing
additives may be used.
Mechanical push rod fuel pump only.
2. No electric fuel pumps of
SYSTEMS: Evacuation systems are
illegal, including breather system to oil pan or any
2. No external oil pumps
including those “inside” the oil system.
3. Only one remote oil
4. One oil cooler permitted.
2. Electronic ignition
3. MSD type box permitted.
4. NO Crank Triggers or
devices that allow external adjustment of timing.
electronic devices are permitted that adjust the
shocks from the cockpit of the car.
2. Traction control devices
MATERIALS: No Titanium.
and out box not permitted.
2. Any transmission made
without exotic materials is permitted.
3. Must have forward and
4. Automatic Transmissions
5. Air Shifters are not
standard quick change rear-ends is acceptable.
2. No open type (similar to
sprint car rear-end) are permitted.
3. No 9 inch Ford or similar
rear-end are permitted.
4. No Titanium parts in the
rear-end, to even out to the wheel studs.
have four wheel braking system in working condition.
2. Must have magnetic rotors;
Carbon Fiber or ther non-magnetic rotors are
Adjustable shocks are legal as long as they are not
electronically adjustable from the cockpit of the
2. External canister shocks
seat belts must be in good shape. They will be
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
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 recommended.
11. Should have fire
extinguisher within driver's reach.
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 a letter.
9. If the race officials
cannot read that number, that number will not be
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 are final.
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
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.