RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR DEMO DERBY AT THE FAIR
1. Each driver must fill out an entry form. All drivers must supply their own car. ONLY ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.
2. Each driver must be the age of 18 to run.
3. The track reserves the right to approve or reject any entries.
4. Only owners, drivers, mechanics, and above 16 etc., who sign the release sheet, will be permitted into the pit area or on the track. Anyone else will cause the car to be disqualified.
5. Clarksville Speedway will not be responsible for any cars, personal property, or injuries during or after the show.
6. All cars are to be removed from the race track grounds one hour following the show or they will become the property of Clarksville Speedway.
7. All complaints will be heard at the registration table or announcer’s stand. The head judge’s decision is final.
8. Any driver or any person speaking for a driver using abusive language in the ring, at the announcer’s table, or in the crowd area will cause the driver to be disqualified, and he or she will forfeit any prize money.
9. Absolutely NO ALCOHOL OR DRUG. Any fighting or arguing will cause disqualification. Anyone leaving the grandstands to assist a driver will cause the car to be disqualified.
10. TYPE OF CAR—Any American-made stock, hardtop automobile, or station wagon is allowed. NO trucks, convertibles, jeeps, hearses, limousines, Chrysler Imperials, sub-frames Chrysler imperial, or suicide-door Lincolns allowed.
PREPARATION OF CAR (Please have the following done BEFORE arriving at the track)
1. Remove all glass including the windshield, side windows, rear window, and head and taillights. Rolling windows down is not permitted.
2. Chrome molding strips and the bottom portions of the rear seats must be removed. All broken glass must be removed.
3. Mash down or cut off any sharp protruding fins or dangerous objects.
4. On late model bumpers, a piece of 2×3 quarter inch thick tubing may be put inside bumper for reinforcement. Must not extend no further then shocks.
5. You may weld shock bumpers and bumper brackets, or weld bumper straight to frame-no metal added. Bumpers may be changed.
6. Radiators must remain in their original position or taken off.
7. All doors must be fastened shut by chains, straps, or weld for driver’s safety. NO solid welded doors.
8. Suspension may be welded solid or bolted down. Bumper height in rear-16” to bottom of bumper and 21” to bottom of front bumper.
9. Only one automotive type battery is allowed. It may be moved to any position of the car, but it must be securely fastened and covered.
10. Both front door and top of roof should be numbered.
11. Cars must be swept clean and no loose junk inside.
12. Only 5-gallon boat tank or similar tank allowed, and they must be properly secured and covered.
13. Each driver must be signed in and inspected at the track at least one hour prior to the show, and the driver must be assigned a heat.
14. All cars will be inspected before entering the pit area, and subject to re-inspection at anytime.
15. Any size tire can be used.
16. Frame seams can be welded, top and bottom one pass, no building up weld. No added metal or foam filled frame.
17. A 4-point cage, consisting of 1 bar across the dash, 1 bar behind the driver’s seat, and 1 bar across each door (not to exceed more than 8 inches past the door post or be connected to the floor pan) may be run. Cage must be securely welded or bolted. NO bars must be thicker than 3/8” or 10” wide.
18. Hoods may be fastened shut with wire in four places or bolts-sheet metal to sheet metal.
19. All body bushings may be removed; bolts can go through truck pan; no washers larger than 3 inches, and 1” all thread can be used.
20. Trunk lids may be welded solid, but must be able to see between truck lid and trunk pan. Any motor in any car.
21. Front ends may be pulled down, but no metal added.
22. Slider drive shafts can be used.
23. All thread may be used in core support through frame and hood but no larger than 1 inch. Core support brackets on frame may be changed to a piece of 2X2 angle-1/4” thick.
24. Engine cradles, pulley protector, transmission braces, steel bell housing can be ran on vehicles.
25. Distributor protectors can be run, but can have no kicker bars or be touching cage at any time, before or after derby.
26. Rear end arms can be changed on late models that are on the outside of frame and can use square tubing to make them out of no thicker than ¼”.
27. Gas tank protectors can be ran but no wider than 24” and must be 4-5” from the back decking, and can have a leg welded on each side to hold up off of the floorboard, but cannot be welded to the floorboard.
28. A piece of 2X2 1/8” angle can be added to top of core support, can be bolted or spot welded, but not welded solid.
29. Transmission cooler can be run, but must be behind driver seat and must have high pressure lines ran.
30. Hump plates can be run. No longer then 22” long ¼” thick and shape to the hump or piece of flat metal 3” wide and ¼” thick no longer then 16” across hump. Must be in center of hump and no more then 11” on either of center.
1. A safety belt, helmet and goggles are required for protection.
2. Vehicles must have dependable and sufficient brakes at all times, and the boundaries must be observed.
3. No alcoholic beverages or drugs on the track, in the emergency vehicle area, or in the pit area allowed.
4. One fire will be allowed, after that the car will be disqualified.
Each derby will be composed of four heats, one consolation heat (no heat money), and one feature. The feature demolition event will be comprised of winner of the heat races. The decision of the officials will be final as to the winner of each heat. All rules will be strictly adhered to.
Entry Fee is $50 per car and driver get in pits free.
Pit gate is $15 per person
Grandstand will be $13.00
Kids 6-10 $5.00
5 and under free.
Winner $925.00 and Trophy
Runner up $550.00 and Trophy
3rd $400.00 and Trophy
4th $275.00 and Trophy
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR DEMO DERBY AT THE FAIR