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2018 Street Stock Rules

 

2018 Street Stock

HIGHLAND SEEDWAY

Highland, IL

 

www.highlandspeedway.com

 

All rules may be changed or added to at all times!

 

 

  • Highland Speedway will not tolerate fighting. Anyone (driver, pit crew, owner, etc.) who leaves the car’s pit area and enters another driver’s pit area will be asked to load the car and leave the premises!

♦       It is the responsibility of all participants to know the rules.

♦        Situations not covered in any of these rules will be handled at the discretion of the track promoter as they arise.

♦       Any violation of these rules are considered cheating and upon the first offense, all Highland Speedway points earned through the date of the offense will be stripped from the driver; the driver will start with zero points the following week.

Decisions of the track officials are FINAL!!! 

 

*New for 2018: All frames must have a minimum of 108” wheelbase. Any US manufactured car or truck. No compacts. All bodies must meet OEM dimensions. Filler panels on sedan types only. All car window openings must be to stock dimensions. Body must match stock dimensions. Driver must claim stock body style. Stock S B C pillars or stock dimensions. Pickup truck must have pickup bed.

 

 

  1. All cars must be stock; cars must be of Sedan type only, no small, unsafe cars.  No hearses, suvs, convertibles, or commercial vehicles are allowed.  No foreign cars. Full frames only. Cars must have stock appearing steel bodies. You may cover headlight openings only. Rear frame rails may be replaced with 2”x3” square tubing after kick up only! Car must retain ½ of original body. Cockpit must be open beside driver and firewall must be visible.

 

  1. All cars must have sturdy seat belts and safety harness.  IMPORTANT: Five point, three-inch approved safety harness mandatory and must be 5 yrs or newer with date tag visible. Belts must be secured to cage assembly. Flame resistant racing suit required.  Gloves recommended.  All drivers must have an approved racing helmet.

 

  1. Roll cage: Full six-point roll cage from center to rear axle must be used, rear loop from frame to frame allowed.  No intentional reinforcement of bumpers allowed.  Bumpers must be curved inward. Three door bars on both sides mandatory.  Bars on quarter panel & door to protect car are required.  The bars, which should be 1 ½” or 1 ¾” pipe, must be cut on an angle so they are able to slide off, close to the body, and must be capped off.  Front safety loop not to exceed 1 ¾” O.D. round tubing with maximum loop no to exceed 5” as measured from front side of tubing in front of radiator.  Loop to be a single bar.  A brace for the radiator may be used with an upright on each side and brace to the frame.  In front of “A” frame, a maximum of 1½” O.C. X minimum 1” I.D. pipe of tubing.
  2. No glass or plastic, windshield must be full screen (wire mesh) with three vertical bars spaced 6´apart on the driver’s side.

 

  1. All chrome must be removed from the car.  Including door handles moldings and mirrors.  No interior metal removed.  Except door panel.

 

  1. All doors must be welded or pop riveted shut.

 

  1. All flammable materials must be removed (backseat, headliners, etc).

 

  1. Contained fuel cell only.  Fuel cell tanks must be mounted in to the trunk securely.  Minimum (2) 2” x 1/8” flat steel straps.  Cars must have a full firewall between fuel cell and driver.

 

  1. Battery required to be mounted in trunk between frame rails minimum 3/8” hold down bolts.

 

  1. Roll bar can be used behind nose. All bumpers must be rounded.  Must be chained on each side to frame.  Must have loop to extend from inner edge back to frame.  All bumpers must be welded on and have a good tow hookup!  If stock bumper is used, it may not be reinforced. ALL BUMPERS MUST BE CAPPED. Bumper must be min 1 ½ in and max 2” Tubing/ max 2 horizontal bars. Max .095 wall.

 

  1. Tires may be Hoosier E-mod (26.5 or 27.5 “A”  orA40s or “H” orM30 or M60only) or Goodyear or stock passenger tires. Siping will be allowed. Grooving allowed. All tires must be the same brand. No mixing and matching.

 

  1. Steel racing wheels only.  No mag aluminum, plastic, or fiberglass wheels.  Must run 9/16 minimum studs with 1” lug nuts on right side. Bead locks on right side only.  Maximum 8” wheel.  Right front wheel must be reinforced, the rest recommended.  Offset wheels and spacers are allowed.

 

  1. Brakes: minimum 3 wheel brakes, stock appearing steel calipers, steel non-scalloped rotors.  Brakes are mandatory!

 

  1. Racing shocks and springs must be stock mounted in stock location.

 

  1. Locked rear ends will be allowed. Floater rear-ends will be allowed.  No limited slip differentials (No traction control).  Any pinion angle allowed. Trailing arms must remain stock length. Trailing arm brackets must be within ½ of each other.

 

  1. Transmission coolers allowed in engine compartment only.

 

  1. OEM replacement aftermarket clutch, pedals, and master cylinders allowed.  No mid mounts, must have transmission cross member.  Engine must be in stock location.

 

  1. Must have stock O.E.M. flywheel, clutch, and pressure plate per make of engine.  Drive shaft loops no more than 12” past front yolk.  Drive shaft must be painted white.   Must be steel.

 

  1. Manual transmissions must run explosion-proof bell housing. All gears must be functional.

 

  1. Automatic transmissions must run explosion proof blanket or 1/4” steel scatter shield over converter.

 

  1. A stock replacement Upper Control Arm made by U-B Machine Part #14-0809-5R 8” Right or #14-0829-6L 8.5” Left that have a steel cross shaft will be allowed. These bolt directly to stock mounting brackets. You will NOT be allowed to move the brackets on the frame. These a-arms use the stock K-5208 ball joint as well. These will be optional, not mandatory! There is no performance advantage to this control arm, just the ease of being able to get them. Chubby Chassis will keep these in stock. 618-667-2727

 

  1. No titanium or other exotic metals allowed (body, engine, and/or suspension). Body panels need to be of aluminum, steel, composite, or any non-flammable material.

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  1. Quick steers allowed. Aftermarket power steering pumps and reservoirs allowed.  Must run stock M box with 12:1 ratio minimum.       

 

  1. Cars allowed 5” spoilers, trucks allowed 8” spoiler. Spoilers cannot exceed the width of the deck lid.

 

  1. Can run 7-quart oil pans

 

  1. Fan shroud required.

 

  1. Floor pans are required. Stock firewall and floor pan in stock position. Floor pan is to go from front firewall to front of rear tires and from door to door. Entire stock firewall is required to be exposed with cockpit area.

 

  1. No claims.

 

  1. Fuel: Pump gas or racing gas only.  No alcohol, nitrous oxide, nitrous methane, or propoline oxide. No E85.

 

  1. Minimum weight 3,200 pounds.  Removable weight allowed.  Must be painted white and securely fastened.  All cars must weight with driver.  Minimum of two – ½ inch bolts.

 

  1. Cars must have 18-inch number on each door and the roof. There must be a 5-inch number on the right side head light or on the upper right hand windshield. All numbers and letters must be easily visible and readable by the track officials.  In the situation of duplicate numbers, the track officials may assign a letter to you.  It is your responsibility to add this letter to your car on the roof, driver’s side and passenger side; failure to do so will cause you to be scored last for your event.

 

  1. Random brake checks will be enforced.  If your car fails the mandatory brake check, you will not be allowed to start the night’s Feature event.

 

 

Engine Rules

  1. Must run stock 2-barrel carburetor, NO HOLLYS! Carburetors must mount directly on intake without the use of an adapter plate.

 

  1. Carburetor will be checked with carburetor tool.  (may remove choke plate only).

 

  1. Must have cast iron 2-barrel intakes.

 

  1. No Siamese blocks.

 

  1. No Dome Pistons. Flattop or dished pistons only.

 

  1. Heads: Engines and head castings- single valve spring only, screw-in stud guide plate OK. No H pipe or crossovers allowed. Mufflers are required.

NO MILLING OR CUTTING OF VALVE SPRING SEATS TO ALLOW USE OF LARGER VALVE SPRINGS, MUST USE STOCK OEM VALVE SPRINGS!

GM-350 CID, to use these castings only 487-882-997-624-126-493-185-339-441-993.

GM 305 CID, to use these castings 434-450-416-896-520-601

The Engine Quest Head CH350I for GM & CH318B for Chrysler will also be allowed!

               Intake: tbd

         Ford 351 W CID – Intake: tbd

Chrysler 360 CID – Intake: tbd  

NO PORTING OR POLISHING OF ANY KIND WILL BE ALLOWED!

               NO EXTENSIVE MILLING OR ANGLE MILLING WILL BE ALLOWED!

               COMBUSTION CHAMBERS MUST REMAIN WITHIN 3cc’s OF STOCK!  

 

 

  1. All heads must retain stock valve size.

 

  1. Pin studs are allowed.

 

  1. Guide plates and screw in studs are allowed.

 

  1. Valve springs must be of stock diameter and height.

 

  1. Stock rocker arms only, no roller tip or aluminum. No stud girdles allowed.

 

  1. Poly locks allowed.

 

  1. Stock steel retainers only.

 

  1. Cams must be hydraulic/non roller only. Stamped steel rocker arms only, no roller rockers or roller tip rockers.

 

  1. Stock ignition only, No M.S.D.

 

  1. Headers allowed. Must have cast iron exhaust manifolds or headers.

 

  1. All engine components must remain stock. All engine components must remain Chevy for Chevy, Ford for Ford.

 

  1. No gear or belt driven camshafts.

 

  1. A specific part may be protested for $100.00.  Protest for crank shaft or rods will be $450 and must be done within 10 min of end of feature.

 

  1. All cars must be prepared to remove cylinder head at any time.

 

IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN DO IT, IT IS NOT LEGAL.

 

Situations not covered in any of these rules will be handled at the discretion of the track officials as they arise.

 

DECISIONS OF THE TRACK OFFICIALS ARE FINAL!!

 

FIGHTING POLICY

First offense – The first time a person starts a fight; they would be banned from Fairgrounds one year from date of occurrence.

Second offense – The second time a person starts a fight; they would be banned from Fairgrounds for three years from date of this occurrence.

Third offense – The third time a person starts a fight they would be banned from Fairgrounds for life.

NOTE:  Anyone returning to the Fairgrounds during the time they are banned will be charged with criminal trespassing. The Fairgrounds consists of the pits, the grandstand, the parking lot and the entire Lindendale Park.

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4 comments

  1. I plan on running a street stock and my floor pan ice cut out from behind seat all the way back will I be able to run ?

  2. is the rule on the street stocks body changing, i heard that it should be the steel body?

    • This is the rule in the 2018 rules.

      1. No titanium or other exotic metals allowed (body, engine, and/or suspension). Body panels need to be of aluminum, steel, composite, or any non-flammable material.

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