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2016 DEMOLITION DERBY RULES 

1. Derby officials may accept or reject any and all entries.

2. All derby drivers, owners, mechanics, pit crew and wrecker drivers are required to sign a RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY INDEMNITY AGREEMENT day of exhibition with pit gate sign in official before entering race track and/or exhibition area or motorized pit area. All persons must be 18 years of age or older to drive.

3. Intoxicating beverages and drugs, or the use of such, are prohibited prior to or during the event.

4. Heat and feature winners will receive money plus trophies.

5. Car may be driven in one heat only and is not eligible to return in another heat.

6. THE DECISION OF THE JUDGES AND DERBY OFFICIALS WILL BE FINAL! DRIVER’S ENTRY

1. Driver must have a valid driver’s license in possession for inspection when signing in day of exhibition. NO MINORS. Must be 18 years of age or older. Drivers should wear long pants & long sleeve shirts.

2. Drivers may enter one heat only.

3. Any driver and/or crew member disobeying the rules will cause his car to be disqualified.

4. Eligibilities for feature event must be a heat winner and/or runner-up. Drivers may use any previous heat car in feature, providing said car passes inspection. TIME LIMIT - If a driver does not hit a car within the time specified, announced by derby officials, or officials feel driver is deliberately sand bagging, driver may be disqualified. INSPECTION - Derby officials reserve the right to inspect any and all cars entered in the Demolition contest at any time. DISPOSAL OF CARS - All cars participating in the Derby must be removed by 12:00 midnight, day of exhibition, unless another time or extension is announced at Driver’s meeting.

 

CAR REGULATIONS

1. Any front engine, hard top car or station wagon is allowed, with the exception no Chrysler Imperials, no trucks or 4 wheel drives, SUVs, limousines, etc. Transmission coolers allowed. No fan on transmission cooler.

2. Safety belts and approved helmets are required and must be fastened. Full face helmets recommended.  Eye Protection required. Shoulder harness recommended.

3. All glass including windshield, head lights, tail lights, mirrors, etc., must be removed. Car must be swept clean of all dirt and loose pieces. ALL THIS WORK must be done before entering the track.

4. A maximum of 3 gallons of gas will be permitted. Original gas tank must be removed and not used in any location, a boat type tank or equivalent thereof may be placed in rear of car - prefer in middle of back seat area, not trunk. The tank must be flat, no upright 5 gallon cans. Tank placed in cradle which can be reinforced and secured to car floor. Gas tank must be secured with steel straps only, no ratchet or bungie straps. If car is originally equipped with electric fuel pump, a kill switch must be in driver’s compartment. Metal gas line with maximum 3” length rubber gas hose per end connecting fuel tank and carburetor must be secured to nozzle of tank with hose clamp, gas line is to be strapped.

5. Coil or leaf springs are permissible. If car remains coil sprung you are allowed a hump plate no lower than 3” from top. If coils are changed to leafs the following standard must be met: No chaining up or down any suspension, welding to any spring or spring support. Seven factory stair step leafs, no inversion of leafs. Two clamps front and rear. No struts on rear factory shocks. No bus or heavy duty truck springs. No special bumpers. Bumpers can be welded, no reinforcement. Car cannot be tucked. Safety bars are allowed from driver’s windshield post to passenger post behind seat post to post.

6. Drivers are to keep their cars in the boundary lines at all times. If a car is pushed, shoved or driven out of bounds and Derby Officials feel a hazard to spectators, car will be eliminated and disqualified immediately.

7. All doors must be fastened shut by wire, straps or welding. Driver’s door must be reinforced. Roll bars acceptable, preferably inside of car. Protection straps must be in place of windshield from top to bottom. All cars must have hoods over engine compartment.

8. Hoods may be held down by wires or bolts which cannot extend past the nut. Trunk may be welded every other 6 inches. Trunk must have 12” by 12” opening.

9. All chrome and decorative ornaments including all fiber glass must be removed from outside of car.

10. You MUST STAY in your car.  DO NOT leave your car unless you are told to do so by an official or the last car has stopped.

11. Batteries may be moved to any reasonable position in the car, but they must be Securely fastened to the floor with metal straps only - no ratchet or bungie straps and must be covered with a suitable shield.

12. Radiator must remain in original position. Any vehicle leaking fuel will be eliminated. A visible fire results in disqualification.

13. Usage of most tires allowed - Discretion of the official will be final if danger to spectators is foreseen. No studded, no bead lock screws in rim, no wheel weights.

14. Cars must have brakes prior to and during all heats. AIR BAGS MUST BE DISCONNECTED.

15. Additional safety regulations may be imposed at the time of the Derby due to track conditions.

16. All drivers must be signed in with Derby Officials one half hour before program starting time. DERBY OFFICIALS SHALL INSPECT CAR BEING PROTESTED WITH THE PERSON FILING PROTEST. DERBY OFFICIALS’ DECISION FINAL! ATTENTION - THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS DO NOT IMPLY OR GUARANTEE SAFETY. 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 such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF 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 or death to a participant, spectator or official. The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is FINAL. 

 

Small Cars are Five Foot Rule 



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2059 Harker Waits Road
Williamsburg, Ohio

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937-444-6215
Email
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