EAST ALABAMA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

 

2014 BAMA BASH

TECHNICAL RULES

 

For Technical Questions Please Call The Speedway At 334-297-2594 Or E-mail Your Questions Click Here To E-mail Your Technical Questions

**Please Note That Rule Changes Or Corrections Made After Original Posting Of Rules On November 19, 2013 Will Be In Red

Updated: January 17, 2014

 

General Rules For All Classes: Fire suit mandatory, Fire extinguisher mounted in reach of driver mandatory, RaceCeiver mandatory. No driver/crew radio communications. Gas only all divisions. No mirrors, No tire warmers. All weights are before race with driver. 1 lb. per lap burn off for heat, consy & feature races. All cars are subject to inspection at any time. A weight penalty may be added for minor deviation in class rules, major deviations will result in car being placed in class that it is best suited for. These rules are intended for fair competition in all divisions. Cars will be placed in division that they are best suited to race in. Tech officials decisions are final. EAMS scales are the official scales of the weekend, it is the driver's responsibility to make sure they meet the minimum weight, not officials responsibility to make concessions. EAMS is not responsible for misinterpretation of the rules if your not sure ask. All Classes: No chemical alteration of the tread carcass or tread compound. No tire softeners, no conditioners, no altering of tires with any natural or un-natural chemicals, no hazardous or un-hazardous components or chemicals which alter the factory set baseline settings of a given tire. All sidewall markings must visible at all times. No buffing or removing of the compound markings. Hoosier Racing Tires, Sunoco Race Fuel, along with other parts available at the track. Good Luck and Good Racing To Everyone.

 

Super Late Model: Sanctioned By The National Dirt Racing League. All Rules Will Be As Listed On The NDRL Website. Click Here For NDRL Rules.


Late Model Sportsman: 362ci small block maximum, stock bore & stroke combination only, flat top pistons only, flat tappet camshaft only, lifters must be OEM diameter to make of engine, ex. Chevy .842", 23 degree Cast iron heads only, Vortec, Bowtie, Vortec/Bowtie (25534351C), Dart Iron Eagle 180 heads ok, NLMS Aluminum Spec Head ok. Any other steel 23 degree head add 50lbs, No ported or polished heads, any aluminum intake, dry sumps add 50lbs, single stage external oil pumps add 25lbs, Holley 750, 3310 or EAMS Spec Carburetor Maximum, No porting or polishing of carburetor. All carburetors checked with go-no-go gauges. All crate engines must meet same engine rules as Crate engine division. Engine placement 25 1/2" from center of ball joint to engine mid-plate. SAS body rules. Tire rule any Hoosier 1350 or harder, any American Racer 48 or harder, all tires will be checked with durometer and tire sniffer. No chemical treating of tires allowed, weight 2350lbs, GM 604 crate engine 2300lbs, GM CT525 factory sealed engine 2400lbs - 50lbs must be in front of engine plate on GM CT525 engine.


Crate Late Model: GM Crate Engine P/N 88958602 - 2200lbs / P/N 88958604 - 2300lbs. Engines must meet GM factory specs and rebuilt engines must meet GM rebuild specs.  Must have all GM parts. Assemble height on GM 604 engine can be no less than the GM Specs of 1.780". Must have GM 604 stock valve springs. All engines must have factory GM sealing bolts, Crate Racin USA or Fastrak seals (No black market seals).  Any other sealing systems call for approval.  Any motor failing inspection will be confiscated.  1" carburetor spacer max, 602 engine may run 2" carburetor spacer maximum. No Tri-Y headers, Engine placement 7" from center of ball joint to #1 spark plug. SAS body rules, 12" rear spoiler ok.  Tire rule Hoosier Crate Racin USA or Crate D21, Crate Racin USA or Crate D55, D70, 2700. OK to groove & sipe tires. Tires must have all numbers and name on the tire, No grinding off of numbers or compound, any tire that has been altered will be illegal and confiscated. No chemical treating of tires allowed.

 

Super Street: 362ci small block limit, stock bore and stroke .060 overbore permitted, flat top pistons, any flat tappet camshaft, lifters must be stock OEM diameter to make of engine (ex. Chevy .842"), factory cast iron heads only, World Products 4360 & 4361 OK, Engine Quest #CH350C & #CH350F, Racing Head Service Vortec replacement #12402, #12407 or #12410 allowed, No aluminum heads or blocks. Bowtie Phase II & III heads add 50lbs maximum 2.02" intake and 1.65" exhaust valves. Any aftermarket 23 degree, Vortec/Bowtie or angle plug heads add 150lbs.  No porting or polishing heads, intake or carburetor, Chevy 350 valve size 2.02 & 1.65. Stud mounted rockers only, no shaft or pedestal mounted rockers, No dry sump oil system, 750cfm Holley, 3310 Holley, or EAMS spec carburetor no porting or polishing, crate engines may run unported or polished 650 Holley or EAMS 650 Crate Spec carburetor. All carburetors checked with go-no-go gauges, No Tri-Y headers, engine location 1" behind weight jack bolt to #1 spark plug, (Ford 3" from weight jack bolt to #1), SAS body rules, 8" rear spoiler. Tire rule any Hoosier 1350/D21 or harder, any American Racer 48 or harder, No chemical treating of tires allowed, 3 link or 4 bar rear suspension ok. One working shock per wheel except left rear, No single or double adjustable shocks allowed. No canister style, remote or externally adjustable shocks permitted. Stock front clip car: Built engine 2750lbs, GM 604 crate engine 2650lbs, GM 602 crate engine 2500lbs. Stock front clip car with crate engine may run 10" rear spoiler with 10" tall spoiler supports. Full Jig car may compete with 602 crate engine only 2600lbs, 650 Holley carburetor no porting or polishing or EAMS 650 Crate Spec carburetor, 1" carburetor spacer allowed. 8" rear spoiler. Crate engines must have factory GM seal bolts, EAMS or Crate Racin USA seals.

Hobby: 362ci small block limit, stock bore .060 overbore permitted, stock stroke crank 48 lbs
minimum, flat top pistons, flat tappet hydraulic camshaft & lifters must be OEM diameter to make of engine, ex. Chevy .842", Factory production cast iron heads. Vortec 062, 906, Engine Quest #CH350C & #CH350F, Racing Head Service Vortec replacement #12402 & #12407, World Products heads #4360 or #4361 are the only heads allowed. Vortec 062 cylinder heads permitted with following specs: 175cc intake runner volume max, 64cc maximum exhaust runner volume. NO bowtie, dart or angle plug heads. Ford may run GT40 cast iron head no SVO heads. No porting or polishing heads, intake or carburetor, no factory performance or aftermarket heads except the ones specified here, Chevy 350 valve size 1.94 & 1.5, any bigger valves add 50lbs, Stainless steel valves ok, undercut valve stems ok, no titanium valves, steel valve retainers & keepers only. Stud mounted roller rocker arms, any cast iron or aluminum dual plane intake, Edelbrock #5001 allowed. Open plenum intake add 100lbs. Carburetor vacuum secondary only, Holley 600cfm maximum, EAMS Spec 1850 carburetor, no hp carburetors, no double pumpers, no down leg boosters. All carburetors checked with go-no-go gauges, 1" carburetor spacer allowed, headers allowed, No Tri-Y headers. Any stock type electronic ignition with stock appearing coil & module. No MSD boxes or spark enhancing devices. Triple disc clutch allowed, stock type transmissions only, No bert or brinn type transmissions, automatics must have torque converter, no dump valves, jack bolts ok, stock chassis, stock type rearend 9" ford allowed, no 4-bar suspension, no spring loaded torque links, biscuit bar or solid bar OK, 1 shock per wheel only, No single or double adjustable shocks allowed. No canister style, remote or externally adjustable shocks permitted. Stock appearing aftermarket steel or aluminum bodies with stock type nose pieces, after market Five Star or Performance body OK, maximum rear deck height 37", No wedge type or late model style bodies cars with these style bodies must run Super Street. There will be a weight penalty for unapproved bodies or moved to another class at tech inspector's discretion, 6" spoiler allowed, steel wheels, aluminum wheels add 100lbs, Tire rule any 11" Spec Hoosier 1350/D21 or harder, any 11" Spec American Racer 48 or harder or DOT street tires, No chemical treating of tires allowed, weight 3200lbs, 602 Crate Engine 3100lbs. with above carburetors. GM 602 crate engine must have factory GM seal bolts, EAMS or Crate Racin USA seals.


Bomber: 362ci small block maximum, stock bore and stroke, .060 overbore permitted, stock stroke crank 48 lbs
minimum, stock length cast or forged steel I-beam rods with 3/8 bolts or cap screws only, flat top pistons only, hydraulic lifters and camshaft, No 4-7 swap cams, lifters must be OEM diameter to make of engine, ex. Chevy .842", Factory production cast iron heads. Vortec 062, 906, Engine Quest #CH350C & #CH350F, Racing Head Service Vortec replacement #12402 & #12407 allowed. Vortec 062 cylinder heads permitted with following specs: 175cc intake runner volume max, 64cc maximum exhaust runner volume. No bowtie, dart or angle plug heads. Vortec heads may run aluminum dual plane intake, Edelbrock part# 7116 or 2116, or GM part# 12366573 (same as on 602 crate engine) only intakes allowed with Vortec Heads, No porting or polishing heads, intake or carburetor, GM stock valve size 1.94 intake and 1.5 exhaust maximum, steel valve retainers & keepers only, stock rockers only, No roller or roller tip rockers, screw in studs & guide plates allowed, any cast iron production street intake (cast iron bowtie ok). Aluminum dual plane intakes permitted to use are Edelbrock 2101, 2701, 5001 or 7101, Weiand 8120 or 8150, Summit Racing 226008, 226012 or 226014, Pro Comp 22007, all other aluminum intakes add 100lb, Carburetor vacuum secondary only, Holley 600cfm maximum, EAMS Spec 1850 carburetor, no hp carburetors, no double pumpers, no down leg boosters. All carburetors checked with go-no-go gauges, 1" carburetor spacer allowed, headers allowed, No Tri-Y headers. Any stock type electronic ignition with stock appearing coil & module. No MSD boxes or spark enhancing devices. Stock type single disc clutch only, No triple disc or couplers, fly wheel 14 lb. minimum, stock type transmissions only, No bert or brinn type, automatics must have torque converter No dump valves, stock suspension only, tubular upper a-arms allowed, steel body racing shocks permitted, No single or double adjustable shocks, No canister shocks. 1 shock per wheel only. No bulb shocks. No coilover springs, stock steering parts only, jack bolts allowed, No panhard or pull bars, 9" Ford rearend OK. No wide 5 hubs, floater rearend allowed, stock bodies only, full steel firewall and interior floor pan mandatory, rear of car must be closed in the width of the deck lid, No open rears, No flared out body sides. Any car with flat or raised rear deck will not be allowed rear spoiler of any kind, Weight penalty for unapproved bodies or moving to another class at tech inspector's discretion, 6" spoiler, 10" steel wheels maximum, No aluminum wheels, 8" width tire maximum, No a
sphalt tires, No chemical treating of tires allowed. Weights: Stock OEM Heads 3250lbs, Any Vortec 3300lbs, 602 Crate Engine 3100lbs. 112" wheel base or longer cars deduct 100lbs, GM 602 crate engine must have factory GM seal bolts, EAMS or Crate Racin USA seals.


Cruiser:
362ci small block maximum, no 400 engines or big blocks, stock stroke crank 48 lbs minimum, stock length cast or forged steel I-beam rods only, 4 valve relief flat top pistons. Hydraulic cam and lifters, no 4-7 swap cams, lifters must be OEM diameter to make of engine, ex. Chevy .842", factory production open chamber steel heads 70cc minimum only. No aftermarket heads or Vortec heads, no porting or polishing heads, intake or carburetor. Must have 1.94 intake and 1.5 exhaust valves, steel valve retainers & keepers only, stock rockers only, no roller or roller tip rockers. Cast iron low rise intake only, no bowtie intakes, Carburetor vacuum secondary only, Holley 600cfm maximum, EAMS Spec 1850 carburetor, no hp carburetors, no double pumpers, no down leg boosters. All carburetors checked with go-no-go gauges, 1" carburetor adapter allowed. No quadrajets. No headers, headers must run bomber. Stock cast iron exhaust manifolds only. Any stock type electronic ignition with stock appearing coil & module. No MSD boxes or spark enhancing devices. Stock type single disc clutch only, no triple disc or couplers, fly wheel 14 lb. minimum. Stock type transmissions only, no bert or brinn type, automatics must have torque converter, no dump valves. Stock suspension only, rearend must match make of car, stock steering parts only, factory steel bodies only, full stock firewalls and floor pans mandatory, must have rocker panels, weight penalty for excessive hulling at tech director's discretion. 8" steel wheels only, any DOT approved 8" street tire or Hoosier H500. No chemical treating of tires allowed. Weight 3400lbs. 112" wheel base or longer cars deduct 100lbs. Nova type cars add 100lbs. No Camaros or Mustangs.