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ATTENTION: SPORTSMAN OWNERS/DRIVERS
“No Late Model Looking Bodies Allowed”
All bodies MUST be stock appearing:
No Dirt Late Model Noses—No MD3 or Classic Dirt Nose –PO 35X 11 allowed
No slab or flat- sides or quarter panels—must shape up to rear bumper cover
No fender flares—Fenders must mold to and be flush top and sides with hood.
Fenders must not stick out of tires
Window openings should measure 15” or 16”
Rear Roof Post Max measurement is—16” at top to 32” at bottom. L5 and L6 in Magazine
No Large sail panels on either side
Very Important:
No Dirt Late Model Noses!—No MD3 or No Classic Dirt PBO 35X 11 (PERC1X040 Not allowed).
PBO 34 X 11—PER41X040 Nose is allowed. Or any stock Nose.
No fender flares allowed—Must be molded with hood. Must be inside tires. Not above hood.
Must use stock noses from Performance or Five Star catalogue- NO MD3 or PBO 35X11 Nose
Both after market companies have very clear asphalt guidelines & measurements
Any questions please call 217-763-3200 anytime.
No Dirt Late Model Style Bodies
No fender flares
Must have proper rear measurements with stock rear bumper cover. No Open Rear Ends
No straight/flat (Dirt Late Model style) rear quarter panels
Must have complete rear bumper cover. No open wedge style rear ends
Must not be Flat Square Late Model looking trunk and flat quarter panels
Approved Noses: Performance Bodies—PBO 34X11 part #PER41X40 –Page 11 or Five Star 660-410/570-410/470/410 or 720/410

 

 

2013 SPORTSMAN RULES AND REGULATIONS
Because Macon Speedway allows the use of a tire other than the UMP Modified Tire, all drivers must be UMP members to be in compliance with UMP rules.
BODY/SHEET METAL
1. ALL CARS MUST BE U.S. FACTORY STOCK APPEARING BODIES AND RUN SAME BRAND ENGINES (GM TO GM, FORD TO FORD) ETC; NO WEDGE BODIES ALLOWED.
2. BODY CAN BE MADE OUT OF STEEL OF ALUMINUM. A FIBERGLASS ROOF IS ALLOWED. FIBERGLASS BODY PANELS ARE NOT ALLOWED. ALUMINUM HOODS AND ROOF ARE ALLOWED MUST BE SHAPED LIKE STOCK ROOF. NO FLAT ROOFS. BODY MUST BE STOCK APPEARING WITH BODY LINES, NO FLAT SIDES ALLOWED.
3. REAR SAIL PANELS MUST BE SHAPED AND LOOK LIKE BODY BEING RUN (CAMARO MUST LOOK LIKE CAMARO) ETC.
4. WINDOW OPENINGS MUST NOT BE ALTERED DRIVER AND PASSENGER OPENINGS MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 15″ HIGH, “NO TOLERANCE”.
5. REAR OF BODY MUST BE ENCLOSED. MUST USE STOCK APPEARING POLY REAR COVER IT MUST BE USED AS MANUFACTURED, MAY NOT BE WIDENED (MAXIMUM WIDTH OF BODY LINE 70″ PER DRAWING).
6. POLY FRONT AND REAR BUMPER COVERS ARE ALLOWED. NO DIRT LATE MODEL NOSE WINGS ALLOWED. MUST BE STOCK APPEARING SHORT TRACK NOSES AND REAR BUMPER COVERS. MUST RUN HEAD LITE AND TAIL LITE DECALS FOR COVERS.
7. BUMPERS MUST BE STOCK APPEARING, MUST BE WELDED AND BE IN STOCK POSITION. MAY NOT STICK OUT FROM CAR IF RUNNING STOCK BUMPERS.
8. REINFORCMENT OF FRONT AND REAR BUMPER IS ALLOWED, BUT TUBING CANNOT BE VISABLE.
9. NO SHARP EDGES OR OPEN TUBE ON CORNERS OF BUMPERS, MUST BE CAPPED.
10. NO CONVERTIBLES OR STATION WAGONS.
11. ALL DOORS MUST BE WELDED SHUT.
12. PLASTIC SKIRTING ALLOWED ON BODY ONLY. (MINIMUM HEIGHT ABOVE GROUND 6″ AS PER BODY INSTALLATION GUIDES)
13. NO HOOD SCOOPS; 6″ DEFLECTORS ARE ALLOWED TO PROTECT AIR FILTERS.
14. NO REAR SPOILERS OR WINGS.
15. ALL GLASS AND CHROME MUST BE REMOVED.
16. NO MIRRORS.
17. NO RADIOS OR RADIO ATTENNAS.
18. A MINIMUM OF THREE 3/8″ STEEL BARS MUST BE INSTALLED ON DRIVERS SIDE WINDSHIELD OPENING. SCREEN IS OPTIONAL.
19. HOOD AND TRUNK MUST BE INTACT.
20. HOOD MUST BE SECURED WITH HOOD PINS. (NO CHAINS, ROPES, BUNGY CORDS, ETC)
21. HOOD MUST BE ABLE TO BE EASILY OPENED AT ANY GIVEN TIME.
22. MINIMUM WHEEL BASE IS 104 INCHES MEASURED ON BOTH SIDES.
23. BODY MUST MEET MEASUREMENT OF DRAWINGS.
MINIMUM WEIGHT
1. MINIMUM ACCEPTED WEIGHT FOR CAR AND DRIVER AFTER RACE IS 2,800 LBS.
ROLL CAGE
1. FULL ROLL CAGE BARS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL CARS.
2. ROLL CAGE AND ALL INTERNAL CAGE AND BAR WORK MUST BE AT LEAST 1 ½ ” STEEL TUBING.
3. ALL CARS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF TWO (2) BARS ON RIGHT SIDE DOOR TO STOP POSSIBLE WHEEL ENTRY.
4. MINIMUM THREE (3) 1 ½” DOOR BARS ON DRIVER’S SIDE DOOR, WITH GUSSETS AT STRESS POINTS. (SEE DRAWING)
5. MINIMUM OF 6 POINT CAGE, ALTHOUGH MORE IS RECOMMENDED.
6. ROLL CAGE MUST BE TIED TO FRONT AND REAR TUBING. WALL THICKNESS OF TUBING MUST BE AT LEAST.095.
8. NO EXHAUST PIPING ANYWHERE ON THE CAR.
9. WELDING OF CAGE, MUST MEET OF EXCEED INSPECTION.
10. DRIVERS HEAD WITH HELMET MUST BE BELOW MAIN HOOP WHEN BUCKELED IN SEAT.
WEIGHTS
1. LEAD WEIGHTS ONLY.
2. ALL WEIGHTS MUST BE PAINTED WHITE WITH CAR NUMBER ON WEIGHT.
3. TRACTOR WEIGHTS, BAR BELL WEIGHTS, OLD ENGINE CYLINDER HEADS, ETC. ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR WEIGHTS.
4. WEIGHTS MUST BE SECURELY MOUNTED BY USING ½” BOLTS, ONE ½” BOLT FOR EVERY 25 LBS. OF WEIGHT. EXAMPLE: 75 LB. WEIGHT REQUIRES THREE ½” BOLTS, ETC.
5. YOU CANNOT USE TAPE, WIRE, TIE WRAPS, ETC., TO MOUNT WEIGHTS.
PAINTING AND NUMBERS
1. ALL CARS MUST BE NEAT IN APPEARANCE WITH LETTERING AND NUMBERS.
2. HEIGHT OF NUMBERS ON SIDE OF CAR MUST BE READABLE AND 18″ HIGH ON BOTH SIDES.
3. ROOF NUMBERS MUST BE 18″ HIGH FACING GRANDSTANDS.
4. USE GOOD TASTE IN PICKING NUMBERS.
SUSPENSION
I. STOCK FRONT STUB FRAMES ONLY. MUST EXTEND FROM BUMPER REARWARD TO FIREWALL OR MID PLATE.
2. NO TUBULAR FRONT STUBS.
3. MAY RUN CHASSIS TAIL SECTION AND FRAME RAILS.
4. STEEL COILOVER SHOCKS ARE ALLOWED. NO ALUMINUM SHOCKS. EXTERNAL ADJUSTABLE OR TAKE APART SHOCKS ALLOWED. ALUMINUM COILOVER SPRING KITS ALLOWED. COILOVERS MUST BE MOUNTED, EITHER (BOTH) IN FRONT OF OR (BOTH) BEHIND REAR AXLE. NO STAGGERED COILOVERS (LEFT IN FRONT, RIGHT IN REAR OF AXLE, ETC.)
5. NO COILOVER ELIMINATORS.
6. MIN. OUTSIDE DIAMETER OF REAR COIL SPRINGS IS 2 1/2″ (C/O TYPE) OR 4 1/2″ (CONVENTIONAL TYPE)
7. FIBERGLASS OR STEEL LEAF SPRINGS ALLOWED MAY NOT BE ALTERED.
8. NO HALF-LEAF TYPE SUSPENSIONS ALLOWED.
9. NO BIRD CAGES OR LEAF SPRING FLOATERS ALLOWED.
10. NO FIFTH ARM LIFT BARS.
11. NO REESE LIFT BARS.
12. NO TORSION BARS ALLOWED.
13. ONE TRACTION DEVICE ALLOWED MOUNTED PARALLEL TO FRAME FRONT TO REAR (TOP VIEW) CAN BE MOUNTED LOWER IN FRONT (SIDE VIEW). ANY SPRING RUBBER BISKET SOLID TYPE BAR ALUMINUM ALLOWED.
14. ONE AXLE DAMPER SHOCK ALLOWED. MUST RUN PARALLEL TO FRAME RAILS. (FRONT TO REAR)
15. ONLY ONE SHOCK PER WHEEL.
16. NO ALUMINUM SHOCKS.
17. STRAIGHT OR J BAR TYPE PANHARD BAR ALLOWED.
18. WEIGHT JACKS/SCREWS ALLOWED (STEEL ONLY). NO HYDRAULIC OR ELECTRIC WEIGHT JACKS>
19. NO MEANS OF CHASSIS ADJUSTMENT FROM COCKPIT ALLOWED.
20. TUBULAR UPPER A-FRAMES ALLOWED. MUST BE STEEL, ALUMINUM INNER SHAFTS ARE ALLOWED.
21. NO ALUMINUM SUSPENSION PARTS ANYWHERE. (EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN RULES)
22. STOCK OR TUBULAR LOWER A-FRAMES ALLOWED (MUST BE STOCK LENGTH AND IN STOCK LOCATION)
23. FRONT CROSS MEMBER MUST BE STOCK AND LEFT IN STOCK LOCATION. MAY BE NOTCHED FOR FUEL PUMP.
24. NO AIR SHOCKS.
25. STOCK OR FABRICATED SPINDELS ALLOWED.
26. WIDE FIVE HUBS ALLOWED OR STEEL WIDE FIVE ADAPTERS ALLOWED.
27. CAST ROTORS ONLY, NO ALUMINUM. MINIMUM THICKNESS .810.
28. ONLY ONE SPRING PER SIDE ON REAR. NO MONO LEAF/COIL COMBO SYSTEMS ALLOWED. MONO LEAFS BY THEMSELVES ARE ALLOWED. MUST HOLD UP WEIGHT OF THE CAR.
STEERING
1. RACING TYPE STEERING WHEEL WITH A QUICK RELEASE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
2. STOCK RACK AND PINION STEERING ONLY. NO RACING TYPE ALLOWED.
3. TIE RODS MAY BE REPLACED WITH 5/8 HEIMS AND STEEL TUBES.
4. STEERING QUICKNER ALLOWED. NO GEARS AND CHAINS ALLOWED.
REAR END
1. ANY STANDARD U.S. AUTO OR TRUCK REAR END.
2. NO INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION.
3. NO QUICK CHANGE REAR END.
4. FLOATER TYPE REAR END RECOMMENDED.
5. NO ALUMINUM AXLES, TUBES, AXLE HOUSING, OR CENTER SECTIONS ALLOWED.
6. ALUMINUM LOWERING BLOCKS FOR LEAF SPRINGS ARE ALLOWED.
DRIVE SHAFT
1. DRIVE SHAFT MUST BE PAINTED WHITE.
2. A 360 DEGREE DRIVE SHAFT HOOP REQUIRED AND MUST BE CONSTRUCTED OF AT LEAST ¼” X 2″ STEEL. HOOP MUST BE MOUNTED NO MORE THAN 6″ BACK FROM FRONT U JOINT OF DRIVE SHAFT. (SEE DRAWING)
3. ALUMINUM OR CARBON FIBER DRIVE SHAFTS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
TRANSMISSION
I. O.E.M. PRODUCTION TYPE TRANSMISSIONS WILL BE ALLOWED, MANUAL 3 SPEED, 4 SPEED, OR AUTOMATIC.
2. NO 5 SPEED TRANSMISSIONS OR OVERDRIVE TRANSMISSIONS.
3. NO IN AND OUT BOXES.
4. NO BUTTON OR COUPLERS.
5. TRANSMISSION MUST HAVE TWO GEARS FORWARD, AND ONE GEAR REVERSE, AND MUST HAVE NEUTRAL.
6. BERT TYPE TRANSMISSIONS ALLOWED (NO BALL SPLINES)
7. NO QUICK CHANGE GEAR TYPE TRANSMISSIONS ALLOWED.
CLUTCH
1. RACING CLUTCHES WILL BE ALLOWED.
2. MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH AN EXPLOSION-PROOF BELL HOUSING.
3. IF AN EXPLOSION PROOF BELL HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR YOUR ENGINE, YOU MAY CONSTRUCT A SHIELD OF AT LEAST ¼” X 6″ STEEL COVERING THE CLUTCH AREA 360 DEGREES AND IT MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED TO ENGINE BLOCK.
4. TWO DISC AND THREE DISC RACING CLUTCHES USING A FLEX PLATE FLY WHEEL MAY RUN ALUMINUM BELLHOUSING. (QUARTERMASTER, TILTON, RAM, ETC.)
BRAKES
1. RACING TYPE MASTER CYLINDER AND RACING TYPE BRAKE PEDALS ARE ALLOWED.
2. NO FLOATING BRAKE CALIPER BRACKETS.
3. BRAKE BIAS ADJUSTERS ARE ALLOWED.
4. ALL FOUR WHEELS MUST HAVE FUNCTIONAL BRAKES AT ALL TIMES.
5. STOCK O.E.M. OR AFTER MARKET CAST IRON AND ALUMINUM CALIPERS ARE ALLOWED.
BATTERY
1. BATTERY MUST BE TOTALLY ENCLOSED IN A PLASTIC BATTERY BOX AND SECURELY FASTENED TO THE FLOOR OR HAVE A FIRE WALL BETWEEN BATTERY AND COCKPIT AREA.
2. BATTERY MUST BE FASTENED DOWN WITH (2) 3/8″ BOLTS MINIMUM. (SEE DRAWING.)
FUEL
1. FUEL CELL IS REQUIRED, MAXIMUM 32 GALLON, MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED IN TRUNK AND MUST HAVE A SEALED FIRE WALL BETWEEN DRIVER AND FUEL CELL.
2. BOTTOM OF FUEL CELL MUST BE MOUNTED ABOVE CENTER LINE OF REAR END HOUSING.
3. MINIMUM 20 GAUGE STEEL CASE SURROUNDING FUEL CELL REQUIRED.
4. FUEL CELL MUST HAVE TWO 1/8″ X 2″ WIDE STEEL STRAPS SURROUNDING THE FUEL CELL FOR MOUNTING. (SEE DRAWING.)
5. GRADE #5 BOLTS ARE REQUIRED FOR MOUNTING FUEL CELL.
6. NO FUEL LINES ARE PERMITTED TO RUN THROUGH THE INTERIOR.
7. RACING TYPE BRAIDED FUEL LINES ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
8. NO ELECTRICAL FUEL PUMPS.
9. ALCOHOL (METHANOL) IS ALLOWED.
10. ALCOHOL UPPER END LUBE ALLOWED.
11. RACING GASOLINE ALLOWED.
12. NO NITROUS OXIDE, NITROMETHANE, PROPOLENE OXIDE
13. NO FUEL INJECTION.
TIRES AND WHEELS
1. MAXIMUM 10″ WIDE STEEL WHEELS ONLY.
2. 2 BEAD LOCKS ALLOWED.
3. ALUMINUM BOLT PATTERN ADAPTER ALLOWED MAX ONE INCH WIDE.
4. ALUMINUM OR STEEL WHEEL SPACERS ALLOWED MUST SLIDE OVER STUDS.
5. MAXIMUM TIRE TREAD WIDTH IS 10″. (FOOT PRINT MEASURED FROM OUTSIDE EDGE TO OUTSIDE EDGE.)
6. NO SHAVING EDGES OF TIRES TO OBTAIN 10″ TREAD WIDTH.
7. NO ALUMINUM WHEELS.
8. WHEEL STUDS MUST BE TORQUED TO 80 LBS. MINIMUM.
9. MINIMUM ½” WHEEL STUDS AND 1″ LUG NUT MANDATORY. (SEE DRAWING) 5/8 STUDS RECOMMENDED.
10. EACH WHEEL MUST HAVE 5 WHEEL STUDS AND NUTS.
DRIVER/INTERIOR
I. FIRE SUITS ARE MANDATORY, MUST FIT DRIVER AND BE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION (SUBJECT TO INSPECTION.)
2. FIRE SUITS MUST BE WORN DURING PARTICIPATION. PANTS AND JACKETS OR ONE PIECE SUIT.
3. HELMET, FULL FACE HELMET REQUIRED.
4. HELMET MUST MEET OR EXCEED SNELL 1995 REQUIRMENTS.
5. FIRE PROTECTION RACING GLOVES AND SHOES ARE RECOMMENDED.
6. KILL SWITCH MUST BE IN EASY REACH OF DRIVER AND SAFETY CREW MUST BE CLEARLY MARKED “ON”AND “OFF” AND MUST KILL ENGINE.
7. WINDOW NET ON DRIVER’S SIDE OR ARM RESTRAINTS ARE RECOMMENDED.
DRIVER SEAT
I. ALUMINUM RACING SEAT IS REQUIRED.
2. SEAT MUST BE BOLTED DOWN WITH GRADE #5 BOLTS AND MOUNTED AT BOTTOM AND BACK. (SEE DRAWING).
3. NO FIBERGLASS OR POLY SEATS ALLOWED.
SEAT BELTS
1. 5 POINT, 3″ WIDE RACING SEAT HARNESS ARE REQUIRED. (MUST USE CROTCH STRAP)
2. SEAT BELTS MUST BE MOUNTED TO FRAME BY USING GRADE #5 BOLTS AT ALL 5 POINTS. (SEE DRAWING)
3. SEAT BELTS MUST NOT BE ANY OLDER THAN TWO (2) YEARS OLD AND MUST BE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.
4. NEW SEAT BELTS ARE RECOMMENDED YEARLY.
5. NO CHAINS, STRAPS ALLOWED FOR SEAT BELT ATTACHMENT POINTS.
6. NO BOLTS THROUGH WEBBING FOR MOUNTING.
GAS PEDAL
1. RACING TYPE GAS PEDAL WITH A TOE LOOP IS REQUIRED.
2. GAS PEDAL LINKAGE MUST BE MADE OUT OF STEEL OR ALUMINUM ROUND ROD.
3. CABLE GAS PEDAL LINKAGES ARE NOT ALLOWED.
4. ALL GAS PEDAL LINKAGE MUST BE FREE OF ALL KINKS AND BINDS.
ENGINE
1. MUST BE STOCK APPEARING – SAME MAKE AS CAR BODY. MUST RUN GM WITH GM, FORD WITH FORD, ETC.
2. ENGINE SET BACK WITHIN 4″ OF FOREMOST SPARK PLUG FROM UPPER-MIDDLE OF BALL JOINT. OFF SET 2″ MAX BETWEEN FRAME RAILS.
3. SOLID MOTOR MOUNTS ALLOWED.
4. HEADERS ALLOWED. HEADER MUST EXIT UNDER CAR.
5. NO 180 DEGREE OR ZOMMIE TYPE HEADERS.
6. HEADERS CANNOT GO THROUGH ANY BODY PANELS OR FENDERS.
7. NO FLEX TUBING HEADERS ALLOWED.
8. ALUMINUM INTAKES ALLOWED.
9. NO ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS OR ALUMINUM ENGINE BLOCK
10. MUST HAVE AN AIR CLEANER.
11. ALL CARS MUST RUN ONE, 2 BARREL, OR ONE 4 BARREL CARBURETOR.
12. NO MULTIPLE CARBURETOR SET-UPS.
13. SFI ENGINE DAMPNER RECOMMENDED.
14. ONE SPARK PLUG PER CYLINDER.
15. NO ELECTRONIC TRACTION DEVICES OR ADJUSTABLE ENGINE TIMING DEVICES FROM COCKPIT ALLOWED.
MISC
ANY SITUATIONS NOT COVERED IN ANY OF THESE RULES WILL BE HANDLED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TECH OFFICIALS AS THEY ARISE. DECISIONS OF THE OFFICIALS ARE FINAL.
ALL RACE CARS ARE SUBJECT TO INSPECTION AT ANYTIME. ANY CAR FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES AT ANY TIME DURING AN EVENT WILL BE DISOUALIFIED FROM EVENT AND WILL FORFIT ANY PRIZE MONEY AND POINTS FOR EVENT.
ANY CAR FAILING TO GO DIRECTLY TO THE SCALES OR TO ANY REQUIRED INSPECTION AFTER A RACE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM EVENT AND WILL FORFIT ANY PRIZE MONEY AND POINTS FOR EVENT.
RULES CAN ONLY BE INTERPRETED BY TRACK TECH OFFICIALS. THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH HEREIN ARE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE FOR THE ORDERLY CONDUCT OF RACING EVENTS ONLY, AND TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL EVENTS. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATION OF, OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATION. THEY ARE INTENDED AS A GUIDE FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE SPORTS, AND ARE IN NO WAY A GUARANTEE AGAINST INJURY OR DEATH TO PARTICIPANTS.
BODY INSTALLATION GUIDES
A. OVERALL HEIGHT 47″ MINIMUM CENTER OF ROOF TO GROUND. B. MINIMUM SIDE WINDOW OPENING OF 15″ BOTH SIDES. C. 33″ MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF HOOD, FENDERS, AND TOP OF DOOR TO GROUND. D. 36″ MAXIMUM HEIGHT TOP OF TAIL SECTION TO GROUND. E. 22″ MINIMUM REAR OF SAIL PANEL (ROOF SUPPORT) TO REAR OF TAIL SECTION OR TRUNK. F. MINIMUM HEIGHT ABOVE GROUND OF NOSE AND DOORS 6″. G. MINIMUM HEIGHT ABOVE GROUND OF REAR QUARTER PANEL FRONT 8″, REAR 13″.
H. 41″ MINIMUM, 52″ MAXIMUM, FRONT TO BACK OF ROOF. I. 46″ MINIMUM; 52″ MAXIMUM, SIDE TO SIDE OF ROOF. MAXIMUM WIDTH FRONT AND REAR OF DOOR AT BODY LINE 74″. MAXIMUM WIDTH AT BODY LINE OF TAIL SECTION 70″.
DRIVER RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
All harness sections must be mounted to the frame, crossmember, or reinforced mounting, and installed to limit driver’s body travel both upward and forward. Seat belts may not be wrapped around lower frame rails. All seat belts and shoulder harness installations must be mutually compatible, originally designed to be used with each other. For harness installation see Illustration. Only those units that release all five attach points in one motion are accepted. Under no circumstances are bolts inserted through bell webbing acceptable for mounting. Check manufacturer’s instructions.
HEAD PROTECTOR
In any car where a roll bar is installed, a padded head protector must be provided at the back of the driver’s head and constructed in an attempt to prevent whiplash upon impact. The roll bar or cage must be padded wherever it may come in contact with the driver’s helmet: Adequate-padding should permit approximately 1/4-inch compression. The use of weather stripping and similar thin or low impact resisting materials is prohibited. A padded roll bar or cage alone is not acceptable as a padded head protector unless it is within 4-inches of the driver’s helmet. A seat that incorporates a reinforced head rest is acceptable.

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