Demolition Derby Rules and Regulations

Toms Brook Volunteer Fire Department

 

 

Each driver will fill out an entry form.

 

ALL RULES & REGULATIONS MUST BE OBSERVED. Track officials reserve the right to approve or reject any and all entries.

 

ONLY CAR OWNERS, DRIVERS AND MECHANICS, will be permitted in the pit area or on the track. All persons entering the fair and track event, excluding the driver of the derby car, will pay the Augusta County Fair admission fee.

 

ENTRY FEE IS $25 PER CAR – NO REFUNDS – CASH ONLY – NO CHECKS

 

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED! Drivers that have been drinking will be disqualified and will not receive a refund!

 

DRIVERS MUST HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE. ANYONE UNDER 18 MUST HAVE A MINOR CONSENT FORM.

 

DRIVERS MAY MANEUVER FORWARD AND BACKWARD. NO deliberate head-on collisions or ramming driver’s door. This will lead to disqualification!

 

ANY DRIVER NOT OBEYING THE RULES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

 

SAFETY BELTS AND HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.

 

ALL GLASS, TRIM AND ANYTHING THAT MAY BECOME IMBEDDED IN THE TRACK MUST BE REMOVED BEFORE BRINGING THE CAR TO THE GROUNDS.

 

A TIME LIMIT WILL BE SET BY THE JUDGES. IF ANY DRIVER DOES NOT HIT A LIVE CAR WITHIN THE LIMIT, THIS CAN LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION.

 

ALL CARS MUST BE REMOVED BY THE OWNER BY MIDNIGHT DAY OF THE DERBY.

 

THE DERBY WILL BE COMPOSED OF INDIVIDUAL HEATS AND FEATURE with cash prize going to each heat winner and grand prize to feature winner. Feature will be comprised of winners and runners-up of each heat.

 

RULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THE DECISION OF THE JUDGE IS FINAL!

 

The rules are the same for 4 and 6 cyl.

1. If there are 20 or more compacts there will be heats and a feature.

  1. Any 4 or 6cyl front wheel drive.
  2. This is a basic stock class with a few exceptions.
  3. A bar, chain or wire must be installed in the windshield space for safety.
  4. All glass, plastic and wheel weights must be removed prior to the derby entry.
  5. Doors: You may weld doors in three spots on each seem 3 inches long with 2 inch straps
  6. Bumpers: You may use any auto bumper and or load them as well. Homemade bumpers are permitted no longer than 3 inches in diameter and nothing else is to be welded to it. You may run a support back into uni-body for bumper support no further back than 1ft. This will be checked.
  7. Suspension – must remain stock
  8. Tires: Any size tires. No screws or valve stem protectors. No studded tires are allowed.
  9. Gas tanks may be moved to the rear seat area. Tanks must be covered and all lines must be double clamped. You may leave the tank under the car if it’s in front of rear axle. You MUST have a metal skid plate. The skid plate must be durable sheet metal.
  10. Cage:  A 4 point cage recommended. The door bar is not to exceed 6 inches past rear of front doors.
  11. Body: No wedging! You may pre bend rear of the car to go up.
  12. Battery: Any size battery must be in the front passenger floorboard. It must be covered and secured helmets and safety glasses are required.
  13. All roof signs must be 2ft by 2ft with a number.
  14. You may wire and chain 6 spots on hood or you may weld apiece no larger than 3x3x3 angle on hood and fenders with a 3/8 bolt used to bolt hood. No more than 6 bolts are permitted.  No welding of trunk lids. They must be wired or chained on truck lids.
  15. NO engine cages!
  16. Roof sign must be 2ft by 2ft with number on it

 

Full Size Cars 

Any full size car except for limo’s: guys if you have any imperial’s/ hearse’s build and bring them.

* 2wd cars only *

1. All glass and plastic must be removed from car.  Must remove all wheel weights.

  1. All gas tanks must be removed from under the car. No plastic gas tanks, double clamp fuel tanks must be in the back seat area. They must be covered and secured.
  2. Suspensions – you may leaf spring your car no more than 5 leafs and no wider than 3 inches. No more than 4 clamps per side. Front suspension may be locked, front bumper height no more than 24 inches from bottom of bumper. Rear bumper height no lower than 18 inches from bottom of bumper. After market suspension parts are permitted no excessive bracing. You may leaf spring the front of the car must use a straight axle no more than 5leafs per side, no more than 4 clamps per side.
  3. Doors – All doors may be welded with a strap no wider than 3 inches. Tops of doors may be beat down and welded. You may wire or chain doors as well.
    5. Trunk – Trunk may be pre bent or tucked but not fully wedged. Must have at least 8 inches of clearance between trunk lid and all of floor. You can run a bar from the roof to no further than half the truck lid. May weld trunk with straps no wider than 3 inches.
    6. Cage – you may run door bars from dash bar all the way back to the rear fender wells. Gas tank protector can be a 2 inch bar ran from end of door bar to end of door bar. And a 2inch bar ran on both sides of gas tanks. Rollover bars are permitted. Kickers we are allowing 2 no bigger than 2 inches in diameter if any kicker is bigger than that they will be cut completely out. Kickers must go from dash bar to front frame rail just behind the arms. If you have down bars off of your cage they must be at a 90 degree angle and must be welded to sheet metal only. Exception of a bar coming from door bar to the frame on driver’s door. * If you are running a leaf sprung front end you cannot have any kickers.
    7. Hood and core support – Core support may be bolted with all thread no larger than 3/4. You can run it all the way thru the hood to bold hood down. You may chain, wire or bolt hood down. A 2ft by 2ft. hole must be in hood for fire detection. Can bolt hood down 6 spots.
    8. Battery – one battery of any size is permitted in front passenger floorboard – secured and covered.
    9. Tires – No studded tires no screws are allowed valve stem protectors are permitted. Solid rims are allowed. Any tire size is permitted. Foam filled double tires are permitted.
    10. Radiator – You must have radiator in stock position. You may use a water barrel. It is to only to be welded in two spots on the frame. It is NOT to be attached to bumper.11. Bumpers – Any bumper may be used. You may use a homemade bumper but it must be no bigger than 4 inches diameter. Nothing is to be welded to it, other than attaching it to the frame. Weld it good you don’t want it to fall off. Bumpers must be a straight piece of metal. We know how hard it is to find bumpers. You may hard nose your frame. You may weld a plate no longer than 10” per frame rail measuring from the back of the bumper and no wider than the frame (1/4 thick). Your preference on side, top, bottom, or side. This is to be used as a bumper bracket.
    You may weld bumper horns to the side of frame in place of the 10 inch plate. Bumper horn can be no longer 12 inches. Bumpers may be loaded and must have bumper skin on it.12. Rear end – Rear end of any make up to ¾ ton rear ends. No excessive of rear end bracing. You may weld braces from backing plate to backing plate only.
    13. Windshield – You must have at least one bar, chain or wire attached for protection from the hood.
    14. Body Mounts – Body mount bolts no larger than 5/8. No extra body mounts bolts. Washers will be no larger than 2 inches of plate ¼ thick. You may run body mount bolts thru the bottom of the frame.15. Body – No extra metal on body. If it is a pre-ran car you can patch sheet metal of same thickness, not to exceed 2” past tear in sheet metal. You may bolt fender and quarter panels.
    16. Frame – Hump plates are permitted. They can be no bigger than 4 inches by 2ft. 1/4 inch thick. You may seam weld top and bottom front to back. No filling in of factory holes. If pre ran car and have bent frame you may plate where it is bent with ¼ inch plate. Not to exceed past bend or tear 1 inch. Frames must be empty – will be checked.

If frame is loaded you will have one time to go back and remove if not removed like officials are asking, you will be asked to leave. No welding any bars from drivers frame rail to passenger frame rail with the exception of transmission cross member and engine crater.

Call (540) 335-2674 if you have question