1. Weight Classes. All classes require a minimum of three pullers.
2. No alcoholic beverages on track or in pit area. Any driver believed to be a potential safety hazard will be barred. Driver is responsible for their pit crew. Failure to observe rules will result in disqualification with no return of entry fee.
3. Pulling or towing vehicles must be operated in a safe manner at all times.
4. All drivers must wear a long sleeve shirt, pants & leather boots. Helmets & seat belts are recommended. No tennis shoes.
5. All weights must be securely fastened. No weights permitted in cab or under hood. No loose ballasts or bags.
6. Vehicle must start and stop on signal of track judge. No use of rear view mirrors. Pull is considered over when forward motion stops. Violators will be disqualified.
7. A 2 1/2 lb. dry powder fire extinguisher within reach of driver is required.
8. No one is allowed on track or within 25’ of track except driver, track officials & judges.
9. No pit crew member permitted on track except to start vehicle & hook vehicle to sled.
10. No one other than driver permitted in pulling vehicles.
11. Vehicle must start with tight hitch. No jerking or working of clutch after pull is started. Any violation will be disqualified.
12. Vehicle & sled must remain in boundaries during pull. Any attempt to move sled is considered measurable.
13. Contestant must pull in assigned position & within 3 minutes of sled spotting. Track officials will determine position changes if necessary.
14. Entries close at the start of class.
15. First puller is considered a “test puller” & has the option to re-pull in 3rd or last position. All decisions on re-pull must be made before vehicle leaves the track with judge’s approval. Any disqualification on 1st pull eliminates 2nd attempt. During pull-off, only one attempt is allowed to make a measurable pull.
16. Judge’s decision is final in all classes. Judge has option to re-pull all 1st pulls.
17. Rain out: A session of pulling is official if 1/2 of the advertised classes are completed. A class will be considered official when 2/3 of the vehicles have pulled. Any classes not completed for any reason will be considered a rain out. Promoter will determine if a class is a rain out.
18. If vehicle has open top or roll bar, a helmet with face shield is required. All vehicles must have a windshield.
19. Electric fuel pumps allowed in all classes. DOT stock tires okay, no over-sized duals.
20. All vehicles will be in Park/Neutral while being hitched/unhitched.
21. All vehicles with state inspection will pull in one class unless otherwise permitted.
22. Arguing & unsportsmanlike conduct toward officials/staff is cause for disqualification of both vehicle & driver for that day. All track official decisions are final.
23. No Nitros or Pressurized Vessels.
24. No vertical hitches allowed. Hitch must be accessible to be hooked/unhooked easily.
25. If there is a protest, it must be made by competitor of that class & be made to track officials only. Officials will decide if complaint is legitimate & if disqualification will take place.
26. All pullers pull at their own risk.
27. All trucks must have 4” or larger back-up lights or beeper.
28. All vehicles must weigh in and pass safety inspection.
29. Track officials reserve the right to re-weigh any pulling vehicle.
30. If truck has 3 consecutive wins during pulling season, with a 10% lead from 2nd place truck, then truck must move up to next class.
31. Hitch height must be 26” to the center of the hitch.
32. Hitches must have a 3” or larger hole. If using clevis, must be twist type.
33. Kill switches: U-Joint Shield must be 6” wide 1’4” steel or 3/8” aluminum, U-Joint shields required for the following classes: Small Block Street, Big Block Street, Small Block HO, Big Block HO, Hot Street Diesel & 2-Wheel Drive.
34. If a competitor arrives late, said competitor will not be allowed to compete if the class has already started.
35. Boundary line will be 320’ long to start the pull, even though a full pull may only be 300”.
36. In a pull-off, each puller will hook in the order that they pulled in the original line up. No dropping of positions allowed. A floating finish will be used.
37. Rule Violation-Any 1st time violation will result in disqualification from that event. 2nd time violation for the same infraction will result in removal from that pulling season. Any puller suspended will not be allowed on the track or the pit area for the duration of the suspension. If vehicle is sold, vehicle will be allowed to pull, but the suspended party must not be involved with vehicle in any way.
38. Disqualifications-Out of bounds; any part of the vehicle touching the white boundary line while under green flag will be disqualified. Loss of weights or safety equipment under green flag. Loss of excessive fluid. Unsportsmanlike conduct. Leaving the starting line under red flag condition. Deliberate delay of pull. Excessive arguing with officials. Intoxication of any kind.
39. Safety Switch-All vehicles required to have a kill switch. Kill switch will be securely mounted to the back of the vehicle & have a 2” diameter ring to attach to the sled. A tie strap will be used during tech to show vehicles have been teched. A 1/4” hole will be used to securely hold tie strap just above the kill switch (only if tie strap is broken, decided by head track official, will competitor be given opportunity to pull again). Kill switches on diesel motors must have: air shut off must be operated from rear of vehicle. Air shut off will consist of cap or guillotine that closes off air into the engine. The cap or guideline will be spring loaded.
40. First 3 classes must be registered prior to driver’s meeting.