Train Race Rulesraceboone
Here it is! Train Racing Rules
1. There will be three (3) cars chained together- five feet (5′) apart – one person per car
2. All cars must be FWD (front wheel drive). No engine larger than 3.8 liter V6. No V8 or anything larger than a 3.8 will be allowed. No Trucks.
3. Front Car – has steering and engine only. Brakes must be inoperable. Thus meaning removing the master cylinder, brake pedal or cut brake lines at the master cylinder.
Middle Car – has steering only. Brakes and Engine must be made inoperable. Thus meaning removing the master cylinder, brake pedal or cut brake lines at the master cylinder also removing the engine or making inoperable by removing plug wires, distributor cap or some other means of disabling the engine.
Rear Car – has brakes and steering only. Engine must be inoperable. Thus meaning removing the engine or making inoperable by removing plug wires, distributor cap or some other means of disabling the engine.
4. All three cars must have DOT Tires
5. All glass, chrome and plastic to be removed. Windshield glass is optional.
6. Battery may be relocated.
7. All doors must be welded or chained shut.
8. All cars must have seat belts with shoulder belts.
9. Cars are to be chained together five feet (5′) apart. Chains cannot hook to bumpers and no pipe can to be used on chains.
10. No race cars may be used as trains. No roll bars allowed past the firewalls (engine area or trunk) in the car. You can have roll bars for driver protection only inside of the “cab” of the car.
11. All drivers must be at least 14 years old.
12 All drivers must wear approved helmet and eye protection. Fire suits recommended.
13. All cars are subject to track approval prior to race.
14. Any cars coming unhooked from each other will be disqualified, black flagged and must stop or exit the track.
15. Race will be 20 laps or one train left pulling, whichever comes first.
16. No house cars will be available.
QUESTIONS: Call Smitty at 515.250.7802
NOTE: $50 entry fee per train / Winner take all / $500 Guaranteed / $1000 to win if 10 or more cars