May 28, 2024

2024 Mini Modified

Mini Modified (Mini Stock)
HUNTSVILLE SPEEDWAY RULES 2024
RULE BOOK DISCLAIMER

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the
orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable
requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all
events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have
complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH
THESE RULES AND OR REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the
conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a
participant, spectator or official.
The race director shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate
deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions
that in his/her opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM
SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of
these rules is left to discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.
The Management of Huntsville Speedway
Warning! If you attempt to abuse the minimal amount
of rules set forth by Huntsville Speedway for the 2024
Mini Modified Division, we will have no choice but to
refuse your request for participating. Just because
the rules don’t say you can’t, does not mean that you
can!
Safety
Refer to Huntsville Speedway’s General Rules for a full list of
rules regarding driver, pit and car safety.
Technical Rules

  1. The word stock as referred to in the following rules mean
    “As it comes from the factory in non hi-performance mass
    produced automobiles”.
  2. Top 3 finishers after the race will go immediately to tech.
    Fourth and Fifth place go to holding area until top three have
    been released from inspection.
  3. All starts will be double file, cone rule will apply on
    restarts.

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  1. The 1 st place finisher from the previous event will start in
    the rear of the next race he or she competes in regardless of
    the draw or qualifying order.
  2. Racing radios and neck restraints recommended.
  3. All competing cars must supply HS with a spark plug that
    fits your car for tech purposes.
  4. Management reserves the right to alter, change or adjust
    weight limits to all conforming and non-conforming cars
    without first consulting with competing drivers.
    Tires
  5. Huntsville Speedway American Racer Tires labeled Mini
    Modified American Racer tires or the AR-782 tires only.
  6. 8″ wide steel wheels only.
  7. No wheel adaptors.
  8. Must have 1” lug nuts.
  9. No wheel weights.
  10. No beadlocks, air bleeders or pop-offs.
    Roll cage
  11. Bars must be at least .095 gauge 1 1/2” OD steel pipe.
  12. Bars must be welded to frame and have 4 protective bars
    on driver’s side and 3 protective bars on passenger side. No
    square tubing.
  13. Steel plating required inside of driver side of roll cage at
    the door and a minimum of 1/8” thick.
  14. All cages must meet approval of HS Officials.
    Engine Location
  15. Stock location (engine face must line up or must be in line
    with center of upper ball joints). If engine is setback further
    than the rule states you must relocate 50 lbs. of cars total
    weight in front of the front spindles. This is not an extra 50
    pounds. Maximum setback allowance 3″ from center of
    upper ball joints. Weight must be centered or right of center.
    Engine must be centered in frame, +/- 1″.
    Ignition

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  1. One 12-volt battery only.
  2. Electronic ignition permitted. MSD type boxes permitted.
  3. No electronic or mechanical traction control of any kind
    permitted.
  4. No coil packs or crank trigger ignitions.
  5. Must have emergency cut-off switch within drivers reach
    and highly visible to safety crew.
    Carburetor
  6. Only a Holley 350cfm 2bl. carburetor #7448 is allowed.
    Carb must be visually unaltered except for air horn removal
    and must fit all HS gauges. All air entering engine must
    pass through carburetor venturi. Unaltered boosters in
    stock location. Butterfly screws are optional, Stock shaft and
    butterflies. Choke rod hole may be plugged and choke
    mount holes sealed with epoxy or comparable material.
  7. Maximum 2″ space between carburetor and intake
    manifold. Maximum includes spacer plate, adaptor plate and
    gaskets.
  8. Cold air boxes permitted.
  9. No Fuel injected systems.
    Cylinder Head
  10. Stock production head only. No aftermarket of any kind.
    No porting, polishing or grinding of any kind. Damaged
    heads may be resurfaced. Cylinder head boss may be cut
    down for shorter 2300 adjusters. May have 3-angle valve
    job. No more than 75 degrees. Valve spring pocket may be
    cut .0100 deep or may run long valves; stock head/valve
    diameter, stainless steel valves allowed. Cars running a Ford
    2.0 liter head with 2.3 liter valves, but must carry the
    specified weight for the 2.3 engine. Ford 2.0 liter and 2.3
    liter heads are allowed a minimum of 45cc combustion
    chamber.
  11. No aluminum heads except stock Toyota.
  12. No more than 2 valves per cylinder, unless approved by
    HS officials.
  13. Any size cam. May run adjustable cam gear.

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  1. Roller cams permitted with an additional 25 lbs weight
    penalty mounted forward of flywheel.
    Pistons
  2. Any 3 ring flat top piston. Toyota may run dome pistons.
    Crankshaft
  3. Stock crankshaft for engine being used, may be balanced.
    No grinding, polishing or lightening of any kind.
  4. Minimum crankshaft weight:
    Ford 2300cc 30.5 lbs (both large and small journal)
    Ford 2000cc 27.5 lbs
    Toyota – See HS Official
    NO STROKERS, Minimum Engine deck heights is zero
    (0.000), piston may not extend above block at TDC. (except
    Toyota)
    Rods
  5. Any steel rod permitted. No aluminum, no titanium.
    Intake
  6. Stock or aftermarket intake allowed. On stock intake,
    port matching the head side of intake is permitted.
    Weight
  7. OEM chassis with steel body (this can be tubed from
    center of rear axle back, with no left side penalty):
    Must meet total weight requirements, no left side weight
    restrictions
    Up to 2.0 1900 lbs.
    Over 2.0 2000 lbs.
  8. Stock Front Clip and/or Stock Chassis with aftermarket
    body:
    Up to 2.0 2050 lbs. 56% Left Side
    Over 2.0 2150 lbs. 56% Left Side
  9. All Full Tube Frame car or fabricated tubed front clips
    Up to 2.0 2200 lbs. 56% Left Side
    Over 2.0 2300 lbs. 56% Left Side

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  1. Steel body Toyota’s w/OEM chassis Up to 1.8L – 2000
    lbs., over 1.8L – 2050 lbs with No Left Side rule. Add 150 lbs
    for aftermarket body, maximum 56% Left Side. Add 150 lbs
    for full tube frame or fabricated tube front clip, maximum
    56% left side. Speedway reserves the right to amend this
    rule as necessary.
  2. Weight determined by original engine size. Boring .050
    over included in weight.
    I.E. 2.0 bored .050 over is still classified as a 2.0.
  3. All ballast must be attached with two ½” bolts and be
    white with car number on it.
  4. No car over 2500 lbs. will be allowed to compete in the
    event for safety reasons.
  5. 2.5 STOCK truck engine permitted min. weight 2400lbs.
    {max.2550cc}
  6. All weights are before qualifying and after the race.
  7. Driver must post their claimed weights at all times on
    the top left corner of windshield in 1.5″ tall numbers.
    Numbers must be easily visible to HS officials. White vinyl
    numbers are preferred.
  8. No fuel burnoff allowance.
  9. Any car competing with an engine other than a Toyota
    or Ford must be preapproved by HS Official and may be
    subject to a penalty change at any given time.
    Body
  10. Steel, aluminum, or fiberglass body allowed but must
    follow all weight penalties.
  11. Must have 4″ ground clearance, body and frame included,
    with driver and safety equipment, before and after the race.
  12. Full Front windshield required, must be 1/8”
    Lexan/Polycarbonate. No plexiglass. Must allow 5” at op of
    windshield for division sponsor sticker.
  13. Rear window permitted.
  14. Rear body panel must cover rear of car to bumper.
  15. Tread Width 64″ measured from true center of tires at
    spindle height. Zero tolerance.
  16. Car must not have any sharp or pointed edges that could

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harm or injure the driver, tech official or safety crew.
Rear Spoiler

  1. Maximum 6″ in height x 60” width. May not exceed the
    width of body and cannot be mounted past rear quarter
    panels.
    Stock OEM Chassis
  2. Stock OEM mini chassis is classified as: Toyota Corolla,
    Ford Pinto, Ford Mustang II. Any other make and model is
    classified as full tube frame. All chassis must be rear wheel
    drive and approved by Huntsville Speedway before
    competing.
  3. All components must remain stock, as produced by
    manufacturer and mounted in stock location, unless
    specified. Front and rear sub frames may be connected with
    tubular framing. One piece per side. Location optional. May
    “X” frames or add cross members.
  4. Stock type sway bars only. No spline bars allowed.
    Wheel Base Dimensions
  5. 93” minimum to 108” maximum
    Shocks
  6. Any steel body non-adjustable shock allowed.
  7. Schrader valve shocks not permitted.
  8. Bump stops are permitted.
  9. Aluminum non-adjustable shocks allowed with a 20 lbs
    penalty.
  10. Post Race Shock Buy Out – $125/per shock claim rule.
    Buyer must buy all four shocks at time of protest. All four
    shocks must be delivered to tech official undamaged and
    fully functional. Any driver that does not submit to the
    claim rule will be Disqualified, NO Points, NO Money. Also,
    they will not be allowed to bring those shocks back at any
    time.

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Springs

  1. Any coil spring may be used except coil binding springs.
    (front minimum 3 1/2″ rear minimum 2″)
  2. Wedge bolt adjusters allowed.
  3. Only stock main leaf spring for make and model of car
    permitted. Number of leafs optional. May use clamps. May
    cut secondary leaf. Sliders permitted with wedge bolt
    adjusters.
  4. Strut cars may use tech approved coil-over adjusters on
    front only.
  5. May elongate slots for caster/camber adjustments.
    Steering
  6. Steering box and components must be stock and in stock
    location.
  7. Adjustable rack & pinion allowed.
    Brakes
  8. Front and rear disc brakes permitted. Aftermarket brake
    parts allowed with a 30 lbs penalty.
  9. Any aftermarket pedal assembly or aftermarket master
    cylinder set up permitted with no weight penalty.
  10. All four wheels must have working brakes.
    Rear-end
  11. Any stock passenger car rear-end must remain in stock
    location, centered in car. No offset.
  12. Differential may be locked. Differential may have either
    welded, mini spool or stock OEM positive traction or open
    rear end (no Detroit or any other center section that has not
    been specified.) No quick change. No cambered rear-ends.
    No gold tracks. No aluminum spools.
  13. Floating axels are permitted.
    Drive shaft
  14. Driveshaft must be made of steel. NO Aluminum
    driveshafts! No aluminum parts of any kind in the driveline.

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  1. Must have at least one HS approved safety loop around
    driveshaft. Driveshaft must be painted white.
    Transmission
  2. Any stock transmission permitted. Automatic
    transmissions must have working torque converter.
  3. All transmissions must be stock OEM and unmodified.
    Must be in working condition with reverse and all forward
    gears.
  4. 1 inch inspection hole in bellhousing recommended for
    tech officials.
    Clutch/ Pressure plate
  5. Stock diameter clutch and pressure plate. No aluminum
    parts.
  6. May run solid center or button style clutch disc.
    Manual Flywheel
  7. Aftermarket flywheels permitted. Flywheel must be stock
    diameter- minimum weight 11 lbs. including flywheel bolts.
  8. NO Aluminum flywheels allowed.
    Fuel/ Fuel Cell
  9. Fuel cell is mandatory, 12 gal. maximum with foam, must
    have check valve and mounted in trunk area inside a metal
    box and must also have firewall between fuel cell and driver.
  10. 8″ ground clearance.
  11. It is recommended that fuel cell should be located as far
    forward as possible, but stay behind the differential housing.
    Fuel cell must be between frame rails with proper ground
    clearance and secured with two 1/8” x 2” steel straps or four
    1/8” X 1” steel straps and must be approved by HS officials.
    Fuel cells must be bolted. No rivets and no sheet metal
    screws.
  12. Location of fuel cells must be approved by HS tech
    inspectors.
  13. Must run Huntsville Speedway 110 octane racing fuel. (ie
    No E85, alcohol, or oxygenated fuels or additives of any

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kind)

  1. Fuel must go through the fuel cell to the carburetor and
    cannot pass through any performance enhancing/cooling
    devices.
  2. Electric fuel pumps permitted with a manual fuel pump
    cut off switch in the reach of driver and automatic oil shut
    off switch.
    Abide by all general rules!!
    WEIGHT MAY BE ADDED OR SUBTRACTED TO ANY CAR AT
    ANY EVENT AND ADDED IN ANY LOCATION ON CAR IF
    DEEMED NECESSARY BY HS OFFICIALS.