The rules, regulations and specification set forth in this rule book for The Legion Speedway
will become effective as of the date of publication of these rules, determined by the date of the first mailing. These rules,
which constitute the laws and regulations that govern the operation of THE LEGION SPEEDWAY,
have been compiled after careful consideration of guidelines that will best insure safe, competitive and affordable race events.
At any time, should it become necessary in the interest of the race show itself. THE LEGION SPEEDWAY reserves the right to modify, add or delete any rule(s) or specifications. The administration
of THE LEGION SPEEDWAY asks and recommends that you carefully read this rule book in detail,
page by page, in order to become familiar with each and every rule governing the operation of THE LEGION SPEEDWAY. Best wishes and best of luck to all for a safe, successful and victorious race
The rules and/or regulations and specifications set forth in this rule book are designed to provide for the orderly
conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements of such events. These rules will govern the condition
of all THE LEGION SPEEDWAY events, and by participating in
these events all competitors and their associates are required to comply with these rules. No express or implied warranty
of safety shall result from publication of, or in compliance with, these rules and/or regulations and specifications. The
rules within this book are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or
death to participants, spectators or others.
Since it would be impractical and nearly impossible to list within the confines of any rule book, all the modifications,
adaptations, and infractions that could and would be illegal, it shall be understood for the purpose of the rule enforcement
that only those items that are specified within this book are allowable and permissible. In addition, THE LEGION SPEEDWAY management holds the rights to suspend, eject, and/or withhold
purse and points from anyone who violates these rules. In all decisions and rulings, the rules and guidelines set forth in
this book will supersede those of any other sanctioning body's rules and guidelines.
INCIDENTS NOT COVERED BY RULES AND REGULATIONS;
not covered by these rules and regulations may be decided upon by THE LEGION SPEEDWAY
management and made a rule for the remainder of the season.
SYSTEM HEAT RACES:
1st Place-3 Points 2nd Place - 2 points 3rd Place
- 1 Point
Place -20 Points
Place - 19 Points
Place -18 Points
Place -17 Points
Place - 16 Points
Place -15 Points
Place - 14 Points
Place -13 Points
Place -12 Points
Place -11 Points
Place -10 Points
Place - 9 Points
Place -8 Points
Place -7 Points
Place - 6 Points
Place -5 Points
Place - 4 Points
Place -3 Points
Place -2 Points
Place -1 Point
The flagman and the track management shall be responsible for the enforcement of the flag and track rules.
If any driver disobeys any flag, he/she will forfeit his/her points and/or purse for the meet.
green flag shall start all races and means the track is clear. On the original line, no passing will be allowed before the
cars pass the flag stand. Any car that sets out of line or jumps the flag by passing a car before reaching the flag stand
on original starts or by passing before the green flag is thrown on a restart shall be penalized two positions for each car
passed. This penalty will be imposed at the completion of the race.
yellow flag means caution, the track is not clear. When the caution flag is displayed, drivers will have to slow down, fall
into a single line, bumper-to-bumper with no passing.
The display of the white flag means that there is one lap to go.
A rolled black flag will be shown to a driver as a warning for possible infractions.
full black flag means go to the pits IMMEDIATELY. This flag, when given to a driver, must be obeyed IMMEDIATELY. The flagman
will use this flag for disqualification's or infraction of rules or hazardous mechanical problems, i.e. flat tire, excessive
smoke, loose or lost bumper, etc. If it is for a mechanical problem you may fix it and return to competition, you will receive
points/money. If it is for Driving conduct you can not return to competition and will not receive points/money. FLAGMANS DISCRETION
red flag means danger and all drivers must stop at once. STOP IMMEDIATELY!!!! When the red flag or red light is displayed,
all cars must STOP, regardless of position on the track, so that the track is clear for the ambulances, fire trucks, and wrecker
crews. Failure to stop will result in disqualification and possibly a suspension.
WITH ORANGE STRIPE FLAG:
blue with orange stripe flag is the passing flag. This flag is given to cars that are being lapped. The lapped driver shall
HOLD HIS LINE until lapping car or cars have passed.
TWO (2) CROSSED FLAGS (USUALLY THE WHITE & YELLOW FLAG):
will indicate to the drivers that we are halfway through the race. These flags will be a reminder to all drivers that all
restart positions will now fall under the RESTARTS RULE on page 5
TWO (2) PARALLEL FLAGS (USUALLY THE WHITE & YELLOW FLAG):
These flags will indicate that there are TWO (2) laps to go until the completion of the race.
the checkered flag is given to the first car, the race is officially over and all cars will go to the pits upon completion
of that lap, with the exception of the top three positions during a feature race only. These drivers will stay on the track
to receive their awards/trophies.
ALCOHOL OR DRUGS ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES. Suspension for the entire season will be applied. Track officials may, at any time,
require a physical exam or substance test before allowing drivers to compete. Judgment by the ambulance crew or police will
be final without recourse. A refusal will result in a dismissal for that race event. The ambulance crew shall have the final
decision whether a driver can compete or has to go to the hospital. NON-COMPLIANCE WILL RESULT IN SUSPENSION. An official
hospital release will be needed to compete again.
cameras are allowed for YOUR viewing pleasure ONLY. Please DO NOT approach officials with videos. An official's call is FINAL.
This could be considered creating a hostile environment and would be referred to the rules regarding fights. Waste oil barrels
have been provided for proper disposal of used oil in the pit area. Any team that leaves oil in containers or is found to
be dumping oil in any place other than those barrels shall be fined $50.00 for the first offense. The track management shall
determine a greater second offense penalty. Fines must be paid before any member of the team may compete or enter the pit
area again. This rule will be STRICTLY enforced. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
order to be eligible for any special incentive awards or race programs, a driver must have completed or attempted to compete
in at least one (1) week greater than half the season of all THE LEGION SPEEDWAY race meets trough the date of the conclusion
of the season.
is the goal of the staff and management to provide motor competition in a reasonably safe facility and under reasonably safe
conditions. If, in the opinion and judgment of the management, any individual or individuals in any form or procedure of competition
presents harm or danger to anyone, the management maintains the right, at any time, to suspend, restrict, or ban driver, owner,
team, team member, or any person(s), in the interest and consideration of providing safe racing conditions for the majority
of competitors, spectators and staff. The decision of the competitor to race implies his/her agreement to abide by all the
rules and decisions enforcing the rules. All drivers are responsible for their pit crews and team members. If this is not
followed to the fullest drivers could face possible suspension.
liability insurance insures the racetrack, the car owner, driver, and sponsors. For example: If a wheel came off your racecar
and injured a spectator who filed a suit against you, the car owner, or the sponsors with their names on your racecar or track,
etc., they will be covered by our liability insurance within our limits.
CLAIM AND INJURY INFORMATION:
involved in an accident involving an injury to yourself, advise the racing officials immediately so that the necessary insurance
reporting will be accomplished. NO claims will be considered unless reported prior to leaving the speedway property that day
and examined by the EMT's. Contact the pit steward and give him/her a full report before you leave the speedway. If you are
physically unable to do this yourself, your crew must be responsible for this report.
OF DRIVERS INVOLVED IN ACCIDENTS OR ROLLOVERS:
the event of an accident, the EMT must examine the driver or drivers involved. If you leave the scene of an accident without
being checked out by the EMT under a red flag condition then you are black flagged from that event and will receive last place
points. The EMT will decide whether the driver is able to race or be brought to the hospital for further treatment.
CARS IN THE PITS:
will be no excessive speed or unruly behavior in the pits. Points may be taken at the pit steward's discretion. Cars may only
enter the track with permission of the pit steward or the flagman. All safety equipment must be in its appropriate area when
entering the track.
will be NO fighting or arguing with track officials, other drivers, or pit crews. This includes entering any other pit space
other than your own with this intent. Penalties will be dealt at the pit steward's discretion. NO ONE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE
IS ALLOWED TO ENTER THE SCORING TOWER, AT ANY TIME.
will be no repairs made to your car anywhere other than your pit area. Any car exiting the race track at anytime before of
after the green flag is thrown automatically goes to the rear of the field. Three (3) spin-outs or failure to yield under
a yellow flag may bring out the black flag at the flagman's discretion. NO mirrors or two-way radios are allowed in any division.
Gasoline fuels only allowed. Mufflers are mandatory in every division.
DRIVERS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN
driver under the age of 18 must have written permission from a parent or guardian to operate a racecar at THE LEGION SPEEDWAY. Ages 16 and older will be allowed to race in any division.
Ages14 & 15 may compete in 4 cylinder class or enduros. NO ONE UNDER THE
AGE OF 15 WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE PITS, with the exception of drivers.
Numbers: Must be 18" in height and 3" in thickness. Roof Numbers: Must be 24" in height and 4" in thickness. Right front and
left rear numbers: Must 6" in height and 1" in thickness.
Must be 1, 2, or 3 digit numbers only NO LETTERS for official number.
may have a letter on your car but it will not be used by officials. EXAMPLE you may run 2B etc but you will be listed/scored
as 2 there will be no other 2 allowed, others may run 02 or 12 etc.
All numbers and cars must be neat in appearance with no obscene gestures or comments at all times.
line-ups will be according to points - HIGH POINTS to the rear. Only first night events will be by drawing for position: straight
up start. All starts will be inverted by point's standings, using driver's points, so that those drivers with the most amounts
of accumulated points will start at the rear of the field, and those with the least will start at the front of the field.
The feature winning driver will start behind the last point car in the next feature in which he/she competes. All new drivers,
after the start of the season, will start at the rear of the field, behind the regular field cars with points for three (3)
consecutive weeks. All cars must take the position in the line-up as assigned to them by the pit steward. If they do not do
so, they may forfeit purse, points, and position for said race. If a driver has any POINT CORRECTIONS, THEY MUST PUT IT IN
WRITING NO MORE THAN TWO RACE EVENTS AFTER THE QUESTIONED EVENT OR WE WILL CONSIDER THE POINTS OFFICIAL. No changes will be
made after that time period.
caution restarts and line-ups, for all cars involved in an accident and/or causes a caution flag will be realigned to the
rear of the field for the restart. Those cars slowing or stopping to avoid the accident but NOT INVOLVED in the accident will
get the position they had on the last completed lap under the green flag. There will be no racing back to the finish line
when the yellow flag comes out.
After an event has reached halfway, line-up will be single file. FLAGMAN/RACE DIRECTOR MAY RESTART SINGLE
FILE AT ANY TIME (officials discretion)
The pit meeting will take place at 4:45 PM. Any vehicle arriving after the start of the pit meeting will start at
the rear of the field for their heats. Drivers failing to sign in will start at the rear of the line for the heat and feature
for the night's events. Any NON Qualified CAR/DRIVER may start at
the rear of the feature event, IF there is not a full field of cars in that event. The driver shall be the sole spokesman for the car owner and
the pit crew in matters pertaining to any event. Owners, crew members, sponsors, spouses, any relative or associate of the
driver may not represent a driver concern. NO CAR/DRIVER
leaving the track may return to competition in a Qualifying event.
Any car may be
inspected or torn down for inspection, AT ANY TIME, upon the request of officials without cost to the track. Top three and
a RANDOM Car are subject to an inspection after feature events. Drivers may have a car torn down
for inspection under the following rules:
have been in the same feature event and division,
tear down his own car for same inspection at no cost
make the request in writing after the feature event and no longer than 15 minutes
after that feature event with a $275.00
If the car is
found to be legal $200.00 goes to the tear down car, $75.00 to the driver's point fund.
If the car is
found to be illegal $200.00 goes to the protester, $75.00 goes to the driver's point fund.
Two (2) people
maximum, from the tear down car, will be responsible to do the mechanical work.
or designated representative ONLY may witness the tear down.
Any car found
to be illegal will forfeit; that events winnings, points, and trophy. They will start at the rear of the field the three (3)
weeks after all corrections have been completed to the car.
· Refusal of the tear down will automatically find the car ILLEGAL.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL DIVISIONS:
Each car must
be equipped with a fire extinguisher, securely installed in a quick release bracket within reach of the driver. Extinguishers
must have a readable gauge with a minimum 2 Ib. dry charge. Extinguishers cannot be more than five (5) years old.
All cars are
required to have a removable steering wheel with an approved quick disconnect and steering wheel center pad. REMOVEABLE WHEEL
IS OPTIONAL BUT highly recommended for 4cyl.
lap and shoulder harnesses with sub belt required. All mounting points must attach to the roll cage and seat bracket from
the roll cage with a minimum grade 8 3/8 bolts. Track officials due to age or condition may reject harnesses.
seat is mandatory. Seat must bolt directly to the seat bracket from the roll cage with minimum grade 8 3/8 bolts. Track officials
must approve installation.
Fuel cells are
mandatory and must be in a steel case with a rollover safety check valve in vent line. 4cyl may run optional boat tank, MUST BE SECURELY MOUNTED IN TRUNK AND have a FULL STEEL FIREWALL ( MINIMUM 22 GAUGE) BETWEEN TANK AND DRIVER
All fuel lines
passing through the driver's compartment must be enclosed in conduit, BX or Sealtite.
fuel pump switches within easy reach of the driver when strapped into the seat AND MUST BE CLEARY MARKED "ON" AND "OFF".
are mandatory, SFI approved.
All helmets must
pass all safety requirements.
Neck collar or
helmet restrains are mandatory.
All roll cage
members are recommended to be padded.
and Four-cylinder Classes ONLY - Window nets are mandatory. No string types allowed.
vehicles will be equipped with at least three (3) working brakes. It does not matter which three (3) wheels.