Arkansas Motorsports Park


                                                                Cruiser Rules 2010






                                                              RULE DISCLAIMER


The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of the 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 EXPRESSED 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 reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his opinion do not alter the minimum acceptabe requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation of deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is FINAL.


IF IT DOESN'T SAY YOU CAN, THEN YOU CAN'T!! Any American made stock passenger car or full size truck with full frame. Chrysler or Ford unibodies except Mustangs. Sun roofs and T-Tops must be reinforced and enclosed. No external rub bars or nerf bars allowed. Must have a minimum of three windshield bars in front of driver. If carrying a passenger, bars must continue across entire windshield opening. No ballast or weight allowed. All glass, plastic, upholstery, lights, mirrors, and trim must be removed. All doors must be chained, bolted, or welded. Front inner fender wells may be removed. Cars must be strictly stock, no cutting, channeling, gutting, shortening or modifying is allowed. Front and rear outer fenders may be cut for wheel tire clearance. No front wheel drives allowed.




A. Engine must be strictly stock for make and model, except G body cars may use 350. No balancing, stroking or destroking allowed. All engine components including water pump, distributor, starter, etc....must be strictly stock. Oil pan may be aftermarket.


B. Cam & Valve Train - Hydraulic cam and lifter ONLY, NO ROLLER! Must maintain minimum of 16 inches of vacuum at 850 rpm. 1.94 maximum diameter valves on all small block Chevrolet. Stock size vavle springs only. Stamped steel 1.5 rockers only. No roller tips. Open chambered cylinder heads only, must be unaltered. OEM steel heads. You must have an ACCESS PORT ON THE INTAKE EASILY ACCESSABLE BY THE TECH OFFICIAL TO CHECK VACUUM.


C. Carburetor & Fuel Pump - Holley 2 barrell 4412 500 CFM, UNALTERED. No replacement air bleeds, only exception; removal of choke flap from choke horn. Must measure 1.275" at top 1 11/16" at base. NO ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS.


D. Exhaust - Stock exhaust type manifolds only, Chevrolets - no center dump type manifolds. No headers, short or long, stock or aftermarket. Cast iron manifolds ONLY. Mufflers Mandatory!


E. Intake Manifold - Stock, cast iron intake only.


F. $250.00 to protest engine.




Pump gasoline only. No additives. Stock type pumps for make and model. Fuel tank may be in original location, or secured in trunk. NO ELECTRIC FUEL PUMPS. Fuel cell recommended.




At least a four point cage, minimum size 1 1/2" OD by .095 wall thickness. Minimum three driver side door bars and two on passenger side is required. If carrying a passenger, you must have three bars on the passenger side. Four point quick release seat belts and harness required for driver and passenger. Racing seat optional. The driver and passenger doors inner liner can only be altered as necessary to install bars in door area. All battery's mounted in drivers compartment must be mounted in an enclosure (BOX). Gussets are required at ALL door bar welds. 1/8" door plate is mandatory on drivers side and if equipped for a passenger, passenger side as well.




Any radiator that fits the original location without any body modifications allowed.




Stock rear end for make and model. Gears can be locked, NO spools. No alterations allowed. No limited slip, ratchet type or any other traction type of diff. stock or aftermarket. Any gear ratio allowed. 360 degree driveshaft loop required, driveshaft must be painted WHITE.




Front and rear suspension must be stock for that make and model of car. No aftermarket racing shocks may be used. No air shocks or aftermarket racing springs or any other parts. No alterations to any part of the suspension will be allowed. No aftermarket bushings - rubber only. No alterations to any part of the suspension will be allowed. Front springs MUST MATCH, rear springs MUST MATCH.




Must remain in stock location. No quick steer boxes allowed.




Transmissions, flywheels, clutches, and torque converters strictly stock for make and model of car. Transmission cooler is allowed but must be outside of drivers compartment. All driveshafts must have loop. All driveshafts must be painted WHITE.




Stock for make and model of car. Master cylinder must remain in stock location. No brake shut off or bias adjustment allowed. Must have 3 working brakes.




8" wheels allowed, steel wheels only, bead lock allowed on right front ONLY. No bleed-off valves. Must run 1" lug nuts on both sides, front and rear, 5/8" studs REQUIRED. Must durometer 55 after the race. Grooving of tires allowed, SIPPED TIRES ARE NOT ALLOWED. Wheel spacers are allowed if needed for tire clearance.




Numbers must be on top and sides of car. Must be at least 22" tall. Must be visible to judges in the tower. THIS IS MANDATORY!! Must be painted to resemble a cartoon character. Must have at least a 6" number on the back of the car, visible so the car behind you can read it.




Doors may be gutted for clearance.




Stock or aftermarket bumper. Aftermarket bumpers may not be no larger than 3" by 1/4" angle, square tubing, or pipe. Ends must be completely OPEN. May come off front bumper no wider or taller than radiator. No larger than 1" material may be used to protect radiator. Bumpers may not be wider than stock bumper. Front and rear plastic panels allowed.




No front wheel drive cars or fuel injection allowed.




Wheel spacers are allowed if needed for tire clearance.


"When the word 'Stock' is used, it means the way it came from the factory"



These are the rules for Arkansas Motorsports Park for 2010. YOU ARE EXPECTED TO KNOW THESE RULES!! IGNORANCE OF THE RULES IS NO EXCUSE!!

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