MarionCenterSpeedway “TheThrillOnTheHill”              Racing Saturday Night at 7:30 Race Day Hotline (724)427-4348

RACE RECEIVERS:

1.

All 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.

CAR AND BODY:

1.

No trucks.

2.

Must have factory or stock looking body parts, panels, and bumpers.  Metal roof highly recommended.

3.

NO SPOILERS. 

4.

Hood must be kept in place at all times. 

5.

Body sheet metal must be kept in place at all times. 

6.

No mirrors. 

7.

Firewall in stock location.  Firewalls, front and rear, must have all holes patched. 

8.

Floor board in stock location and can be made out of 24-gauge sheet metal. 

9.

ALL GLASS - headlights, taillights, etc., must be removed. 

10.

All chrome stripping must be removed. 

11.

Door welded.  

12.

MANDATORY:  ALL CARS MUST HAVE ACCEPTABLE TOW HOOKS: one on the front and one on the rear outside the body capable of sustaining the weight of

the car when lifted or you will be fined $25.00. 

13.

Bumper covers front and rear, metal bumpers outside body must be stock. 

14.

Front and rear bumpers must be tied at both ends to frame by chain or cable to prevent losing.  This is highly recommended.

15.

Body must be neat appearing with no loose parts and no sharp edges. 

WINDSHIELD:  Screen may be used in windshield area but drivers must wear a full-face shield helmet.

FRAME:

1.

Frame must be factory.  No cutting or adjusting of frame. 

2.

If car was manufactured without full frame, front and rear frame sections must be tied together with a 2x4-inch frame box. 

3.

Square tubing is permitted in rear of frame for fuel cell mounting. 

4.

Frame must be factory length with minimum 106-inch wheelbase.

WEIGHT:    

1.

MINIMUM 3200 LB. WITH DRIVER AFTER RACE. (NO EXCEPTIONS.)

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.

GAS TANKS:    

1.

Gas tank may be moved into trunk area of car.

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 tanks. 

4.

Fuel lines run under floor, if not, must be covered and sealed at both ends by rubber hose only. 

5.

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.

6.

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.

7.

NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED - GAS ONLY.  NO FUEL INJECTED CARS PERMITTED. 

  ROLL CAGE:    

1.

Should be of 2-inch black pipe or 1-1/2 seamless tubing or larger. 

2.

Roll cage is 4-post design with "X" bracing behind seat with 3 bars on both side doors fastened to frame and gusted. 

3.

No square tubing. 

4.

Highly recommended padded roll bars/cage.

MUFFLERS:    

1.

Optional but highly recommended with exhaust pipes bump to outside behind driver on either side of car with no turn down. 

2.

No cutouts. 

3.

Steel headers.

SUSPENSION:    

1.

No modifying of the suspension is allowed.  Shocks must be on original mounts. 

2.

No double shocking. 

3.

No screw type weight jacks.  All weight jacks or any adjustable spring spacer has to be welded.

4.

Shocks - steel only.  No rebuild able or adjustable shocks.

5.

Tubular non-adjustable upper A-Arms allowed.  Any rear trailing arms must be stock length.

6.

No spring loaded trailing arms.  No tork arms.  No rubber snubbers or bisquit bars.

7.

All spring perches must be mounted on top of rear-end NOT in front or behind rear-end.

8.

All trailing arms mounting brackets must be mounted directly on top and directly under rear-end NOT in front or behind rear-end.

9.

All trailing arms must be same size from side to side.  This means from center of mounting bolt to center of mounting bolt.

10.

Mono balls are ok – welded to be not adjustable.  Rear springs – adjustable shims.  As long as it can’t be adjusted while driving – both front and rear.

TRANSMISSION AND REAR END:    

1.

Automatic, 3-speed, 4-speed accepted.

2.

NO BERTS, NO BRIMS, AND NO FALCONS ALLOWED.

3.

NO QUICK CHANGE ALLOWED. 

4.

Engine must match car, such as:  GM-GM, FORD-FORD, etc. 

5.

Auto Transmission must have a working torque converter.

6.

Triple disk clutch allowed.

7.

9-inch Ford Rears are okay.  Stock location -- no additional holes.

8.

Floater axles ok.

WHEELS & TIRES:    

1.

Steel wheels. 

2.

Maximum 15-inch x 8-inch rim and tires 11-inch maximum from sidewall to sidewall. 

3.

NO SCREWS IN RIMS.

ENGINES:   

1.

Dual plane aluminum intake allowed.

2.

Front spark plug holes must be in front of upper ball joints. 

3.

350 Chevy, 351 Ford, 360 Chrysler. 

4.

4-barrel allowed. 

5.

No electric fuel pumps. Stock blocks only.  No Dart Blocks.  No aluminum heads and NO 400 blocks and stock appearing distributors - NO mags, MSD, Mallory,

Accel, Pertronix and No extra spark boxes.

CARBURETORS:

1.

Any 2- barrel - 4-barrel single or dual feed vacuum secondary carburetor. 

2.

Vacuum secondary - Vacuum must work - Secondary cannot open when engine is NOT running.  Absolutely no double pumpers.

3.

No aluminum heads and NO 400 blocks and stock appearing distributors - NO mags, MSD, Mallory, Accel, Pertronix and No extra spark boxes.

4.

Intake manifold must bolt directly to head with one gasket.

BATTERIES: Batteries must be in trunk area properly contained to avoid leakage in the event of damage, no further back than fuel cell and securely fastened to the

frame.  Batteries are not allowed in the driver’s compartment.

DRIVE SHAFT:  MANDATORY:  Cars must have strap in front of drive shaft and must be painted white for visibility. 

RADIATORS:    

1.

A brace to protect radiator may be installed no larger than 1-1/2-inch OD tubing or rectangular tubing. 

2.

CANNOT BE WIDER THAN FRAME.

SAFETY:    

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 approval. 

3.

Shoulder harness is required. 

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 recommended.

11.

Should have fire extinguisher within driver's reach.

NUMBERS:    

1.

Numbers can be of 3 digits and one letter. 

2.

No duplicate numbers allowed. 

3.

No fractions allowed. 

4.

Must be at least 18-inch high and 2-inch wide. 

5.

Cars should have 4x4-inch number on the windshield screen and on bumper/rear of car. 

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 scored.

MISCELLANEOUS:    

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 are final.

4.

ALL DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE SIGNED WAVER BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN, NOTARIZED.

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. 

2018 Rules Strictly Stocks

The following specifications have been prepared by Marion Center

Speedway as guidelines for the construction of a Strictly Stock. 

No warranty of safety is expressed or implied as a result of this

publication of rules.  These are intended as a guideline and are in

no way a guarantee against injury or death to participants,

spectators, or officials.  Anything not covered by these

specifications should be approved by the track officials and

placed in writing.  Continuous developments in auto racing and technology may mandate changes in

these rules.  However, it is our intent to enforce and police these rules throughout the season.

We strive to keep the competition equal and fair for all competitors.  To accomplish this, IF IT

DOES NOT SAY YOU CAN – DON’T!!  Try to live within the spirit of the rules.  If you have any

questions, please contact track officials before you are found illegal for competition.

Anything not covered in these rules will be up to the discretion of the tech or track officials,

without recourse from drivers or owners.  Safety infractions can be cause for a car to be kept out of

competition until they have been corrected.  The preceding rules are subject to revision and will be

judged accordingly.  UNLESS THE RULES SAY YOU CAN – DON’T!!!

Please be sure to look over our General Rules for more information about conduct and procedures at Marion Center Speedway. Check out our MCS Info. Tab above for Reserved Parking in Pits, Admission, Race Time, etc.
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MarionCenterSpeedway TheThrillOnTheHill
Racing Saturday Night at 7:30 Race Day Hotline (724)427-4348

2018 Rules Strictly Stocks

The following

specifications have

been prepared by

Marion Center

Speedway as guidelines for the construction

of a Strictly Stock.  No warranty of safety is

expressed or implied as a result of this

publication of rules.  These are intended as a

guideline and are in no way a guarantee

against injury or death to participants,

spectators, or officials.  Anything not covered

by these specifications should be approved

by the track officials and placed in writing. 

Continuous developments in auto racing and

technology may mandate changes in these

rules.  However, it is our intent to enforce and

police these rules throughout the season.

We strive to keep the competition equal

and fair for all competitors.  To accomplish

this, IF IT DOES NOT SAY YOU CAN – DON’T!! 

Try to live within the spirit of the rules.  If you

have any questions, please contact track

officials before you are found illegal for

competition.

Anything not covered in these rules will

be up to the discretion of the tech or track

officials, without recourse from drivers or

owners.  Safety infractions can be cause for a

car to be kept out of competition until they

have been corrected.  The preceding rules are

subject to revision and will be judged

accordingly.  UNLESS THE RULES SAY YOU

CAN – DON’T!!!

Please be sure to look over our General Rules for more information about conduct and procedures at Marion Center Speedway. Check out our MCS Info. Tab above for Reserved Parking in Pits, Admission, Race Time, etc.

RACE RECEIVERS:

1.

All 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.

CAR AND BODY:

1.

No trucks.

2.

Must have factory or stock looking body

parts, panels, and bumpers.  Metal roof highly

recommended.

3.

NO SPOILERS. 

4.

Hood must be kept in place at all times. 

5.

Body sheet metal must be kept in place at

all times. 

6.

No mirrors. 

7.

Firewall in stock location.  Firewalls, front

and rear, must have all holes patched. 

8.

Floor board in stock location and can be

made out of 24-gauge sheet metal. 

9.

ALL GLASS - headlights, taillights, etc.,

must be removed. 

10.

All chrome stripping must be removed. 

11.

Door welded.  

12.

MANDATORY:  ALL CARS MUST HAVE

ACCEPTABLE TOW HOOKS: one on the front

and one on the rear outside the body capable of

sustaining the weight of the car when lifted or

you will be fined $25.00. 

13.

Bumper covers front and rear, metal

bumpers outside body must be stock. 

14.

Front and rear bumpers must be tied at

both ends to frame by chain or cable to prevent

losing.  This is highly recommended.

15.

Body must be neat appearing with no loose

parts and no sharp edges. 

WINDSHIELD:  Screen may be used in

windshield area but drivers must wear a full-face

shield helmet.

FRAME:

1.

Frame must be factory.  No cutting or

adjusting of frame. 

2.

If car was manufactured without full frame,

front and rear frame sections must be tied

together with a 2x4-inch frame box. 

3.

Square tubing is permitted in rear of frame

for fuel cell mounting. 

4.

Frame must be factory length with minimum

106-inch wheelbase.

WEIGHT:    

1.

MINIMUM 3200 LB. WITH DRIVER AFTER

RACE. (NO EXCEPTIONS.)

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.

GAS TANKS:    

1.

Gas tank may be moved into trunk area of

car.

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 tanks. 

4.

Fuel lines run under floor, if not, must be

covered and sealed at both ends by rubber hose

only. 

5.

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.

6.

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.

7.

NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED - GAS ONLY.  NO

FUEL INJECTED CARS PERMITTED. 

  ROLL CAGE:    

1.

Should be of 2-inch black pipe or 1-1/2

seamless tubing or larger. 

2.

Roll cage is 4-post design with "X" bracing

behind seat with 3 bars on both side doors

fastened to frame and gusted. 

3.

No square tubing. 

4.

Highly recommended padded roll

bars/cage.

MUFFLERS:    

1.

Optional but highly recommended with

exhaust pipes bump to outside behind driver on

either side of car with no turn down. 

2.

No cutouts. 

3.

Steel headers.

SUSPENSION:    

1.

No modifying of the suspension is allowed. 

Shocks must be on original mounts. 

2.

No double shocking. 

3.

No screw type weight jacks.  All weight

jacks or any adjustable spring spacer has to be

welded.

4.

Shocks - steel only.  No rebuild able or

adjustable shocks.

5.

Tubular non-adjustable upper A-Arms

allowed.  Any rear trailing arms must be stock

length.

6.

No spring loaded trailing arms.  No tork

arms.  No rubber snubbers or bisquit bars.

7.

All spring perches must be mounted on top

of rear-end NOT in front or behind rear-end.

8.

All trailing arms mounting brackets must be

mounted directly on top and directly under rear-

end NOT in front or behind rear-end.

9.

All trailing arms must be same size from

side to side.  This means from center of

mounting bolt to center of mounting bolt.

10.

Mono balls are ok – welded to be not

adjustable.  Rear springs – adjustable shims. 

As long as it can’t be adjusted while driving –

both front and rear.

TRANSMISSION AND REAR END:    

1.

Automatic, 3-speed, 4-speed accepted.

2.

NO BERTS, NO BRIMS, AND NO FALCONS

ALLOWED.

3.

NO QUICK CHANGE ALLOWED. 

4.

Engine must match car, such as:  GM-GM,

FORD-FORD, etc. 

5.

Auto Transmission must have a working

torque converter.

6.

Triple disk clutch allowed.

7.

9-inch Ford Rears are okay.  Stock location

-- no additional holes.

8.

Floater axles ok.

WHEELS & TIRES:    

1.

Steel wheels. 

2.

Maximum 15-inch x 8-inch rim and tires 11-

inch maximum from sidewall to sidewall. 

3.

NO SCREWS IN RIMS.

ENGINES:   

1.

Dual plane aluminum intake allowed.

2.

Front spark plug holes must be in front of

upper ball joints. 

3.

350 Chevy, 351 Ford, 360 Chrysler. 

4.

4-barrel allowed. 

5.

No electric fuel pumps. Stock blocks only. 

No Dart Blocks.  No aluminum heads and NO

400 blocks and stock appearing distributors -

NO mags, MSD, Mallory, Accel, Pertronix and No

extra spark boxes.

CARBURETORS:

1.

Any 2- barrel - 4-barrel single or dual feed

vacuum secondary carburetor. 

2.

Vacuum secondary - Vacuum must work -

Secondary cannot open when engine is NOT

running.  Absolutely no double pumpers.

3.

No aluminum heads and NO 400 blocks and

stock appearing distributors - NO mags, MSD,

Mallory, Accel, Pertronix and No extra spark

boxes.

4.

Intake manifold must bolt directly to head

with one gasket.

BATTERIES: Batteries must be in trunk area

properly contained to avoid leakage in the event

of damage, no further back than fuel cell and

securely fastened to the frame.  Batteries are

not allowed in the driver’s compartment.

DRIVE SHAFT:  MANDATORY:  Cars must have

strap in front of drive shaft and must be painted

white for visibility. 

RADIATORS:    

1.

A brace to protect radiator may be installed

no larger than 1-1/2-inch OD tubing or

rectangular tubing. 

2.

CANNOT BE WIDER THAN FRAME.

SAFETY:    

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 approval. 

3.

Shoulder harness is required. 

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 recommended.

11.

Should have fire extinguisher within driver's

reach.

NUMBERS:    

1.

Numbers can be of 3 digits and one letter. 

2.

No duplicate numbers allowed. 

3.

No fractions allowed. 

4.

Must be at least 18-inch high and 2-inch

wide. 

5.

Cars should have 4x4-inch number on the

windshield screen and on bumper/rear of car. 

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 scored.

MISCELLANEOUS:    

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 are final.

4.

ALL DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18

MUST HAVE SIGNED WAVER BY PARENT OR

GUARDIAN, NOTARIZED.

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. 

CONTACT MCS