Truck Demo Derby (2009) Rules:
1. All drivers must
be at least 16 years of age to participate.
2. Any driver under
18 years of age must have written parental permission (notarized) before they are allowed to participate.
3. The pit area will be restricted
to pit passes only.
4. Any fighting or drinking
in the pit area will subject the offender, and the car he
or she is associated with to suspension depending on the seriousness of the incident and the decision of the official. The
driver/owner of every car is responsible for his/her
pit crew and their conduct. This includes fans and family in the grandstand.
5. Absolutely no one is allowed
in the scorer's booth other than officials.
6. No driver may get out of
his car on the track to argue or discuss a situation with the flagman or official. Violation of the rule will result in disqualification.
7. The racing officials will
resolve any disagreement over the technical question. When their decision is rendered, such decision is final and binding.
8. Official will determine
all finishing positions and their decisions will be final and binding.
9. Truck must be 1970
or newer, ½ or 3/4 ton only, 4 wheel drive ok if front drive shaft is disabled.
10. All glass must
11. All chrome or plastic
trim and molding must be removed, including plastic grills, taillights and parking lights. (Helps keep the track clean.)
12. Absolutely no
profane words or suggestive pictures allowed on cars. This is a family type of entertainment.
13. All cars must have an
18 inch by 18 inch sign on top of car with numbers on both sides (or something similar in nature).
14. No three-digit numbers
15. All drivers must wear
an approved helmet.
16. All drivers must wear
a lap belt and a shoulder belt (factory belt ok).
17. Drivers door should have
support for driver's protection. This is the only welding
18. Suggest using foam padding
from seat on the inside of driver's door.
19. Doors must be secured
shut (door comes open may be disqualified).
20. Roll bars and fire suits
highly recommended but not mandatory as of yet.
21. If not a fire suit, must
have long sleeve shirt, long pants and gloves while racing.
22. Fuel cell must be mounted
in truck bed with metal straps (no bungee or nylon/fabric
23. If truck has manual
fuel pump must stay manual.
24. NO (OPEN) ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGES ALLOWED IN THE PITS UNTIL
THE EVENING EVENTS HAVE BEEN CONCLUDED. NO EXCEPTIONS! If drinking is suspected you will not be allowed to participate and will be asked to leave the speedway.
25. All doors must be secure;
if one opens the truck will be disqualified.
26. All trucks must have a
hood and holes cut in it for access in the event of a fire
to shoot fire extinguishers in.
27. If using wire in window
opening, use no larger than #9 wire, and no more than
three strands in each opening. No wire allowed in front door windows, left or right.
28. Screen required
in front of driver seat.
29. Radiator must stay (no
engine radiators inside passenger compartment).
may be moved to inner truck area but must be fastened securely and covered. No more than two batteries.
31. Advertising on your truck
is welcome but make sure your number is bright and big
on both sides and on the roof of your truck (If not and you get scored wrong, it will be your fault).
32 All trucks must pass inspection
before the event starts. Tech inspector has the right
to refuse any truck.
33. No Grader blades or ag
hitches. Hitch must be removed from receiver.
34. Will allow transmission
coolers if done safely (Tech will decide).
35. Tires, no studs in powered
wheels (studs can fly out). No implement tires (lugs
can fly off). No larger than 8 ply load rating.
36. Drivers meeting
before race at judges stand all must attend!
37. Family Event Keep Clean.
38. Reminder the more fans
in the stands can mean more purse money (put on a nice
is a demolition derby - no cat & mouse. Fans want to see