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2023 Season Rule Book

DNQ Rules

Starting Field – 20

Practice will be 10min for a class with No B-Main.

15min For A Class With A B-Main Top 14 Transfer Into A

 

6 Karts Transfer To The A From The B-Main

Race-ceivers are mandatory in all classes must have one to race

Transponders Must Be Located At The Bottom Of The Steering Column

If You Have A Left-Side Mounted Rotor A Shield Is Mandatory

Drivers In Predator Classes Cannot Use Their Hands To Work The Throttle This Will Result In A DQ

LR bumper covers are mandatory in all classes Except USACK


Drivers must have a permit or drivers license to race

Drivers May Use 2 Sub Drivers Per Year, Subs Cannot Be Used In The Last Race.

Drivers Worst Finish Will Be Dropped In Races 1-8.

If There Is A Driver Change The Kart Must Start In The Rear Of The Field

Drivers & Owners That Are Fined May Not Return To Racing Until Any Fines Are Paid

Fines May Be Added To The Owner And/Or Driver Of A Kart

Drivers & Owners May Claim 1 Predator Engine A Year

Drivers & Owners May Have a Predator Engine Claimed 1 Time A Year

Drivers & Owners May Protest An Engine Part For $100 The Winner Of The Protest Will Keep The $100

Drivers & Owners May Protest Tires $200 $100 For The Test $100 For The Winner Of Protest


 

You Must make at least one lap to receive points, any kart that does not get scored during the feature, B-Main Etc. will not receive points regardless of Starting Position.

Final Race Night Protests Will Be Handled By The Series Only, Any Championship Title Protests Will Be Handled By The Series.

Hoosier Tires

DNQ Tread Classes are all non-prep classes tires should be washed with water only. It is up to the team and driver to maintain your tires, if a foreign chemical is found in the lab testing a driver will be fined and suspended as follows

1st offense
$400 fine
1 Race suspension
190 Point penalty (Non drop able)1 Race Suspension Cannot Be Dropped In Other Classes

Disqualified From All Events Raced For The Night

 

2nd offense
$700 fine

500 Point Penalty
Suspended For The Season Or 5 Races

3rd offense
$900 Fine
One Year Suspension

Blue Ridge Labs Makes The Final Call On All Samples

Serial Numbers From The Bag Must Match Blue Ridge Paper Work

Tire samples may be taken at anytime during a race night

If tires smell like prep you will be automatically suspended

Hot boxes or heat blankets are not allowed if tires are found in a hotbox you will be asked to leave without a refund

DNQ Treaded Tires
These Are The Only Acceptable Options Left-side
Hoosier Treaded 11 X 5.5 X 6
D30 Compound
Min Duro - 45

Right-side
Hoosier Treaded 12 X 9 X 6
D50 Compound
Min Duro - 50

All tire #'s must be visible

Min tread depth 1/16"

You may groove, sipe & grind tires

You May Protest Tires for $200 Winner of the protest will receive $100

If You decline a tire test you will be fined and suspended


Bodies
Body Panels may be modified

All modified panels must stay at the height of the drivers shoulder's while seated in the kart

All modified panels must be securely fastened to the body

Wedge bodies are NOT allowed

Wickers on body work or sharp edges are not allowed.

All panels must be flush mounted to a bar

If a panel is made of metal it must be fastened by rivets,bolts or wire

If a panel is made of lexan it can be zip tied

USACK karts may fill in as much body area as they would like.

USACK Any Right-Side panels that are above the drivers shoulders must be made of lexan or a clear plastic material

Body fillers must be riveted or securely fastened to body.

Teams may remove the nose cone due to damage or rough track conditions however they must have a protective floor board attached under the pedals or they will not race!


Ballast
All Lead or Ballast MUST BE PAINTED WHITE!

If any ballast comes off your kart and we have video evidence of it you will be fined $20 per piece

 

Lead Vests Are Illegal

Predator Engines
NON Tolerable Failure
All 212cc predator engine part #'s will be permitted.

The Tech Official Makes The Calls On All Parts & Pieces

Engines May Be Protested For $100 Pick One Area To Check Winner Of The Protest Gets The $

ALL ENGINES AND PARTS WILL BE COMPARED TO A KNOWN STOCK ENGINE AND STOCK PARTS

Failure Of The Following Will Result In A $200 Fine & 1 Race Suspension

Low Idle Jet Size - .013
Main Jet Size - .030


Cam Lift
Intake - .223 (+/-.002 ONLY)
Exhaust - .228 (+/-.002 ONLY)


If The Exhaust Has Been Modified Screens Interior Etc. Its A $200 Fine and a 1 Race Suspension


 

If The Air Box Has Been Modified Its A $200 Fine And A 1 Race Suspension


If The CARB Jetting Is Off Or Modified Its A $200 Fine And A 1 Race Suspension

Failure Of The Following Will Result In A $300 Fine & 300 Point Loss
Hemi Head Depth- .425

Engine Stroke - 2.164 (+.005)
Engine Bore - 2.755 (+.008)

Pump 87 Fuel Make Sure It Is Fresh Fuel Old Will Fail

The Air Filter Must Be Installed Per Factory


Engine Must Be Ran Out Of The Box NO Dry Graphite Scratches From Scotch Brite ETC. If it Doesn't Come From The Box The Way It Was Raced Its WRONG.

The Engine Must Have A Key Way As Installed By Factory On The Fly Wheel


The Engine Must Pass A Governor Test With Tires On The Engine 5,500 Max RPM
Engines Must FULLY Surge Before And At 5,500 (Engines Stop Pulling Around 4600 RPM Set It LOW! 5,000)


 

We will make 3 Attempts To Check Surge, 1. Initial, 2.Turn the Engine Off / ON. Try Again, 3.Repeat.

If there is a Double Feature Night Karts Will Be Given A 5 Min Cool Down Time After The 2nd Feature ONLY! In Tech Before Checking RPM Again


You May Disconnect The Vent Tube At The Fuel Tank Only, Hose Must Stay Attached To The Air Box


 

Any Engine Oil that is introduced to an open flame Torch/Lighter cannot ignite. Oil that catches fire when introduced to an open flame will result in a 1 race Suspension and a $300 fine


 

Loud Exhaust Pipes Will Result In A Time Being Dis-Allowed Or An Automatic DQ

Spark Plugs Must Be Single Probe Style NO-RACING FLAT END PLUGS Spark Plug Washers May Be Run


You May Disconnect The Throttle Stop Screw


You Must Run The Factory Fuel Tank


You May Tape The Engine Pull Cord


No After Market Parts Except The Chain Guard


You Can Disconnect The Oil Sensor Wire


You May Claim 1 Engine A Year For $160

You May Vent The Gas Cap

You Cannot Claim The Supplied Spec Engine


You Can Only Be Claimed 1 Time A Year



DNQ Penalties
Less than 5lbs underweight - Last Place Points

More than 6 underweight - DQ No Points

Failure to weigh after race - DQ No Points

Failed Surge - Last Place Points

Failed Fuel - Last Place Points

Tread Depth Under 1/16" - DQ No Points

Tires Below Duro - DQ No Points



DNQ Race Procedure
Practice Starts at 6:30

Practice Is Qualifying

Top 14 transfer from qualifying

Top 6 Transfer From The B-Main

3 Choose Cone Re-starts per race
5 to go will always be a choose cone re-start

3 Spin / Wreck Rule Applied

Rough Drivers Will Be Sent To The Back Once As A Warning, Then Parked

Lucky Dogs Are Given Through Timing & Scoring At Each Caution

Karts May Pull Off The Track To Do An Adjustment Under Yellow However, You Must Then Choose From The Back.

If all karts at the track fail tech the purse will roll over

If any race reaches 1/2 way it will be considered Official


If a race night is rained out during the event and classes have qualified, we will go off qualifying for finishing order and payout (Unless it is The Fair, a National Championship or ARCA Race These Will Be Re-Run)

 

If a feature racing is less than 1/2 way done and weather stops the race, we will pay off qualifying.

During A Re-Start Drivers Must Stay In-Line Until The Finish Line No Ducking Under Karts, You Will Be Put To The Back If Seen In Video Footage

 

If A Competitor Grabs Another Kart Or Competitor During A Race You Are Parked For The Night

Raceceivers are mandatory If You Do Not Have One You WONT RACE

Must Have A Bumper To Race


DNQ Cup Series

Weight - 410 allowed 405 Post-Race

Engines - AKRA NKA Rules Cannot Mix Rules
87 Pump Fuel Only

Tires

The Series May Run D30's Only On Some Nights

Left Side
Hoosier Treaded 11 X 5.5 X 6
D30 Compound

Right Side
Hoosier Treaded 12 X 9 X 6
D50 Compound
Min Duro - 50

Gear 12-60+ Millbridge Speedway Only

If D 30's are run a gear will be Determined

Drivers may not run the wall for the entire race. Only when lapping traffic
or forced. This is a safety issue

*At The Road Course You May Run The Accepted Tires On Any Side*


DNQ Pro Cup & Busch Series

Weight - 390 Allowed 385 Post race

Engines - Strictly Stock Predator 212cc

Gear - Millbridge Speedway – 17-62-66 OR 16-58-62

Driver Must Weigh 200+ NO LEAD VESTS ALLOWED

 

May Run 17-67-68 OR 16-63-64

Driver Must Weigh 200Lbs With Helmet NO LEAD VESTS

 

17-69-70 Or 16-65-66+ - 220+ Lbs

Iredell Fair - 15 – 62-66

May Run 67-68 Driver Must Weigh 200Lbs With Helmet No Lead Vests

Driver Must Weigh - 220+ 69-70+


Road Course – 15-61-67 OR 14-57-63

 

May Run 17-68-69 OR 14-64-65 Driver 200LBS With Helmet No LEAD VESTS

17-70-71+ OR 14-66-67+ 220 LBS With Helmet NO LEAD VESTS

Tires - Treaded Hoosier

Left Side
Hoosier Treaded 11 X 5.5 X 6
D30 Compound

Right Side
Hoosier Treaded 12 X 9 X 6
D50 Compound
Min Duro - 50

*At The Road Course You May Run The Accepted Tires On Any Side*



DNQ Dash Series


Weight - 390 Allowed 385 Post Race

Engines - Strictly Stock Predator 212cc

Gear - Millbridge Speedway 17-60-63


Driver Must Weigh 200+ NO LEAD VESTS ALLOWED

64,65,66 

67,68,69+ Driver 220 Lbs No Lead Vest Allowed

Iredell Fair 15 - 60-63

Driver Must Weigh 200+ with helmet NO LEAD VESTS ALLOWED
64,65,66

67-68+ Driver 220+ with helmet No Lead Vests


Road Course
15 - 59-64

Driver Must Weigh 200+ with helmet NO LEAD VESTS ALLOWED
No Lead Option 65+


 


Tires - Treaded Hoosier
Hoosier 11 X 5.5 X 6
D30 Compound Only

Wheel Rules
Wheel height off the ground - 6 1/2"-7 1/2"

Wheel Center Off Ground - 4"-5"


DNQ USACK Series


Weight - 425 allowed 420 post race


 

USACK Chassis Must Be Solid No Twist Or Movement Allowed In The Chassis Components All Bars Must Be Welded Solid Or Bolted except the side bars.


 

It Is Up To The Teams To Check All Their Safety Equipment, We urge teams to use Arm Tethers.


 

The Series May Not Let A Driver Race Due To Cage or other Safety Concerns – Frame Height Width ETC.

Make Sure you do not sit higher than the top of the cage! Allow for belt stretch and movement.

Champ-Buggy Chassis Or Welded Solid Caged Box Stock Chassis

 

Box Stock Chassis - MUST BE WELDED SOLID NO FLEX


 

Chassis Height - 38" -2"/+5" Top Of Bar Off Ground As Raced 

Chassis Width End To End - 16"- 29"  

Engines - AKRA - NKA - WKA Engine Rules Cannot Mix

Rule Books
 

Pump 87 Fuel
Tires -Treaded Hoosier

SERIES MAY RUN D30's Only On Some Nights Or D50 RR & D30 RF.TBD

Left Side
Hoosier Treaded 11 X 5.5 X 6
D30 Compound

Right Side
Hoosier Treaded 12 X 9 X 6
D50 Compound
Min Duro - 50

Body Rules Are Listed At The Top Of The Rule Book

*At The Road Course You May Run The Accepted Tires On Any Side*


DNQ Points System


Old Winston Cup Points System
1st – 190 11th- 130
2nd – 170 12th- 127
3rd – 165 13th- 124
4th – 160 14th- 121
5th – 155 15th- 118
6th -150 16th- 115
7th -146 17th- 112
8th – 142 18th- 109
9th – 138 19th- 106
10th – 134 20th - 103

 

B-Main drivers who do not transfer will be given points for spots 21+

One Drop Race Will Be Allowed In Races 1 – 8


After Race 8 Of The Season We Will No Longer Drop A Race


You Must Race In The Final Race In Order To Win The Championship


2 Sub Drivers May Be Used At Any Race They Must Notify The Series Promoter Before Racing


A DQ From An Event Will Result In A 0 Point Value That Cannot Be Dropped


Double Points Events Will Be Run During The Season, Its Up To The Teams To Make Sure They Can Make The Event Or Designate A Sub.

The Series Reserves The Right To Add Penalties & Fines That We Deem Fit To Any Actions Or Rule Infractions

Drivers & Owners May Not Return To Racing Until Fines Are Paid

All Paid Fine $ Except Failed Tire Samples $300 Of The $400 Will Go To Payout ($100 To Pay For The Test) Will Be Put Back Into The Race Payout

Rookie Of The Year Points

The best 5 finishes will be added up for each rookie driver

The highest total will win the ROTY