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Bomber Car Rules

 

SARATOGA SPEEDWAY BOMBERS RULES 2021

Last update: February 10th, 2021

1. DISCLAIMER

1.1. Some rules apply to all classes. Some items do not apply to all classes. Read carefully.

1.2. These rules are developed in conjunction with the “General Rules” and are meant to govern operational and competition activities of Saratoga Speedway. At times rules from one may refer to rules from the other thus both rulebooks support each other and must be adhered to.

1.3. The rules and regulations set forth herein are designated to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish acceptable requirements for such events, and to provide racers and spectators a safe, competitive, and exciting show.

1.4. These rules shall govern the condition of all events and by participation in these events, all participants are deemed to have read and understood these rules.

1.5. No expressed or implied warrant 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 participant spectator.

1.6. The track officials ARE empowered to permit deviations from or modifications to any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in their opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements and that provide for a safe and competitive environment.

1.7. No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from such alteration of specifications or rules.

1.8. Any interpretation of deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the Race Director and General Manager(s). Their decision is final without appeal.

1.9. If there is a disagreement or dispute regarding the meaning or application of the Saratoga Speedway (SS) Rules, the interpretation and application by the General Manager(s) and the appropriate SS Official at the track shall prevail.

1.10. All competitors and Officials expressly agree that determinations by SS Officials as to the applicability and interpretation of the SS rules are non-litigable and they covenant that they will not initiate or maintain litigation of any kind against SS or anyone acting on behalf of SS, to reverse or modify such determinations or to recover damages or to seek any other kind of relief allegedly incurred or required as a result of such determination unless the SS Officials made such determinations for no purpose other than a bad-faith intent to harm or cause economic loss to the member, competitor or Official.

1.11. If a member competitor or Official initiates or maintains litigation in violation of this covenant, that member competitor agrees to reimburse SS for the costs of such litigation, including attorneys’ fees.

1.12. The SS Officials may make special rules for an event due to extraordinary conditions. Such special rules shall apply to the conduct of that event if they are published or announced prior to the commencement of the event by means of a bulleting, newsletter, telephone, fax, or pre-race meeting. SS may also amend current rules as deemed necessary.

1.13. SS assumes no responsibility for damage or loss of your equipment, vehicle, or any parts by any means whatsoever.

1.14. Minor drivers (under 19 years of age) and their parents are responsible to read and understand the rules and regulations set forth in this rulebook.

1.15. COMPETITOR OBLIGATION: Every driver must inspect the racing surface and the racetrack area to learn of any defects, obstructions, or anything which, in the driver’s opinion, is unsafe and the driver shall report in writing to a track official.

• Any driver entering any racing event is considered to have inspected the track and determined that all conditions are satisfactory.
• If the driver does not feel that conditions are satisfactory, then the driver should not race.
• The driver further acknowledges that he is aware that auto racing involves risks and that by competing in that event the driver assumes these risks with full awareness and knowledge.

1.16. All rules are subject to the interpretation of the officials; any equipment that officials consider exotic or not in the intent of the rules will be considered illegal for competition.

1.17. In the interest of competitive fairness these rules may be adjusted to create a competitive balance.

1.18. The Track Management has authorized the Technical Directors to decide if a modification or equipment change is an attempt to circumvent these rules. The Technical Director may disqualify a race car that they feel is in violation of the spirit or intent of these rules.

1.19. If the rulebook does not specifically state that you can alter, modify, or replace something on your car you should consider it a violation to do so without first consulting the Tech Director.

1.20. No part is deemed to have been approved by having passed through previous inspections; approved modifications will be recorded for reference.

2. GENERAL

2.1. All drivers are required to have a functioning RaceCeiver radio with functioning earplugs or headphones when they enter the track surface for racing or practice or they may be dis-allowed onto the track.

2.2. The Driver of each car represents to officials and all others that his car has satisfied all applicable rules including but not limited to safety rules whenever such Driver participated in any warm-up, practice, or competitive laps.

2.3. Any prohibited or illegal part found might become property of Saratoga Speedway at the discretion of the Tech Director or General Managers.

2.4. Saratoga Speedway Officials will decide on all construction rules;

• Official decisions will be final and binding.
• The burden of proof regarding any concerns will be the sole responsibility of the driver/builder.
• It is recommended that you contact tech Director for approval prior to purchasing or carrying out modification.

2.5. Rules may be subject to change or updating at any time to ensure a safe and fair level of competition.

3. ELIGIBILITY 

3.1. Drivers in the Bombers Class must be 14 years of age before the first official race of the season.

3.2. All persons seeking entry to the pits must sign waivers at the gate prior to being granted access. Persons under 19 years of age must present a minor’s release that is signed by a parent or legal guardian before gaining access to the pits. Parents and guardians can come to the speedway in advance to sign a waiver granting their minor child access for the next weekend’s event.

3.3. All drivers must register their car and team before entering the pits in 2021. All registrations previous to the new ownership transition in 2020 for Saratoga Speedway are not valid. All drivers must be registered members of Saratoga Speedway in good standing. Registration forms must be completed online.

3.4. All entrants to the pits will be issued a wristband. PIT ENTRANTS NOT WEARING PIT BAND AT ALL TIMES WILL BE REMOVED FROM SARATOGA SPEEDWAY. Pit passes will only be sold at Saratoga Speedway at the pit access gate.

3.5. Drivers must sign waiver as Driver as well as “sign-in” their pit crews and sponsors beside their names on the crew waiver form (taking responsibility for their pit members), at the pit access gate. Only that person can drive the car that night. If a driver fails to properly register as the Driver for the night, that car will not receive points or money.

3.6. Driver substitutions are authorized by Race Director or General Management only and substitute driver must drive your car. Unapproved driver substitutions will result in loss of all points and forfeiture of payout and tow-dough for that night.

3.7. The pits are a dynamic and potentially dangerous area. Minimum age to enter the pits during race operations is 10 years old. Children under 10 are allowed into the pits for practice or non-race events at the discretion of officials and must be under direct supervision at all times.

4. PROTESTS 

4.1. All protests and appeals shall be governed by the 2021 General Rules Book Paragraphs 16 and 17.
4.2. Bomber car protest fees (ref: 2021 General Rules Book paragraph 16.4) are as follows:

• $250.00 to accompany each official Bomber engine or transmission protest.
• $100.00 to accompany any non-engine or transmission official Bomber protest.

5. BOMBER TRACK RULES (see paragraph 10: “RULES OF ENGAGEMENT” in the General Rules book)

5.1. It is the responsibility of each race team to have access to a current set of rules for the division that they are participating in.

5.2. It is the responsibility of each driver, pit member, owner, or sponsor who enters the pits to have read and to abide by the Saratoga Speedway General Rules.

5.3. The list of officials and description of duties and authorities are listed in the “General Rules” Paragraph 10 “Rules Of Engagement”.

5.4. Officials will establish the race event procedures, starting positions, length, frequency and administration of all events and programs. When their decision is rendered, that decision will be final and binding. The race may be shortened due to time allotted or weather and once the race has passed the halfway point, it will be an official race.

5.5. Tech Director may from time to time request the removal a part or tear down for tech inspection. Refusal to comply with such requests will result in the part in question to be deemed illegal and until it is inspected and deemed legal by Tech Director the car in question will not be allowed on the track.

5.6. With the exception of Protests (Paragraph 4), all complaints, disputes, or problems will be directed to the Pit Boss, Tech Director, Race Director at the completion of that race or completion of the nights racing events. Complaints are not to be made to the scorers, starter (Flag Man) or announcers. Any driver, car owner, crew member or family member who goes to the scoring tower or flag tower at any time to dispute a call may result in removal from Saratoga Speedway and penalties for the driver of the car they are associated with.

5.7. Any Driver stopping on the racing surface to argue with an Official, regarding an Officials decision, will be automatically disqualified from the event and or suspended.

5.8. Only 1-way track-mandatory “Receceiver” communications systems between Race Director and Race Drivers are authorized for use. Use of any unauthorised communication devices are NOT allowed and will be subject to confiscation by track officials and driver will be subject to penalties.

5.9. End of the year tie breaker procedures:

• Most first place A-Main wins; if still tied after wins the tiebreaker will continue as follows until tie is broken:
• Most A-Main second place finishes; most third place A-Main finishes; most top five finishes (all events); and highest win percentage in all events.

5.10. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: If you run more than five (5) races in Bombers and/or an upper division in any year, you are not eligible to compete for Rookie of The Year in Bombers.

5.11. You must take the Green Flag at the start of the main event in order to compete in that main event. If you come out once the race has started without approval from the Race Director you will be black flagged and parked.

5.12. On the original start of any race, Drivers must stay double file nose to tail and may not pass until you are past the start/finish line. Drivers on the front row of any race, get one (1) chance on the original start. If the start is waved off, they may go back a row at the flagman/race director discretion and the second row car behind will move up to the front row.

5.13. If you cause a caution on the original start, you will go to the back of the field.

5.14. On any start of a race, if a car drops out, the line will move up. Example: If a car on the inside row, say the third-place car, falls out of line and cannot start the race, then that row only will move ahead. Same as if the sixth-place car falls out, then only the outside row will move ahead.

5.15. CONE RE-STARTS: On cone restarts the flagman will give you the 2 to go sign, then next time around there will be a cone on the front straight.

• You will choose inside or outside whatever lane you choose that is where you are going to start.
• If you change lanes you will be penalized after the race or black-flagged.
• All restarts will be double-file; the leader will set the pace.
• No passing until the green flag or green light comes on.
• Drivers receiving the black flag will always go to the end of the longest line.

5.16. Flag Rules: see Saratoga Speedway general Rules paragraph 20: “FLAGS”

6. BOMBER RACE PROCEDURES AND LINEUPS

6.1. All drivers are required to have a functioning Raceceiver radio with functioning headphones/earplugs when they enter the track surface racing or practice. If you do not have a functioning radio and earpiece you will not be allowed onto the track.

6.2. Race Officials will advise drivers of the make-up of the number of heat races, main events, field maximum size and other pertinent information at the drivers meeting.

6.3. Qualifying will consist of two continuous laps or group qualifying.

6.4. Heat Races will normally be eight (8) laps. All heat races will be fully inverted, with even numbered qualifiers in one and odd qualifiers in the other.

6.5. A maximum of twenty (20) cars will start the A-Main. All Main events will be inverted. Saratoga Speedway officials will decide the invert.

6.6. The line-up posted on the pit board when cars entering the racing surface for any race shall be the final line-up. In the event of a car dropping out of the line-up for mechanical reasons, the row will move straight forward.

7. BOMBER GENERAL CONSTRUCTION RULES 

7.1. Open to any 1960 to current North American full-size passenger car.

• Vans, convertibles or 4-wheel drives are not approved.
• Minimum wheelbase 101”.
• Chevy Pickup approval at General Manager discretion only.

7.2. Minimum weight 3300 lbs. with driver at all times.

• Maximum 46% rear weight, 55% left side weight.
• Cars not meeting weight rules will forfeit that feature points and not be eligible for payout.

7.3. Minimum ride height 6“(inches).

7.4. All bodies must remain in stock location and height.

7.5. After market door skins, front noses, and rear bumper covers allowed.

7.6. Rub rails allowed must be capped on both ends.

7.7.  Front inner fender wells may be removed; wheel openings may be cut for tire clearance only.

7.8. Hoods and deck lids may be stripped, hood must be secure and have a minimum of three hood pins, and deck lid must have a minimum of two hood pins.

7.9.  Rear spoiler allowed.

• If not OEM spoiler not to exceed 4 inches in height with 5 inches of material.
• Spoiler can be no wider than stock quarter panels.

7.10. Tow hooks front and rear are mandatory and must be securely mounted to take the weight of the car without breaking when towing.

7.11. All cars must retain stock unaltered front and rear firewalls, floor pan, and all other inner panels.

7.12. All holes in the front and rear firewall must be sealed.

7.13. All glass must be removed; stock glass windshield is approved.

7.14. Windshield openings must be strapped with a minimum 1 1/4” straps or tech approved substitution.

8. FRAME AND SUSPENSION

8.1. All frames must be complete and retain OEM specifications and dimensions as manufactured.

8.2. All suspension components must be stock steel OEM for make and model.

• Stock OEM ball joint or OEM replacement ball joints allowed.
• Replacement ball joints must remain stock dimension for make and model.

8.3. Aftermarket 5-inch or 5 ½” springs allowed.

• Left and right springs must match.
• Wire diameter, coil count, and height must be the same.
• Nonadjustable spring spacers allowed but must be the same height on each side.
• Weight jacks are not approved.

8.4. Rear leaf springs must be steel.

• Leaf length, width, thickness, and count must match.
• A maximum of one leaf on one leaf stack may be shortened.
• Lowering blocks allowed but must be the same thickness side to side.
• Composite or any other after-market leaf spring not approved.

8.5. Stock sway bar must be mounted in stock location and must mount with stock mounting hardware to be of equal lengths on both sides; shimming is not approved.

8.6. Stock, steel nonadjustable, non-take apart shocks only.

8.7. Front and rear shocks must mount in stock location with OEM mounts and fasteners.

8.8. Any “OEM-Replacement” rubber or polyurethane bushings throughout the suspension including motor and transmission mounts are approved.

9. ENGINE 

9.1. Maximum 360 cubic inches with an unaltered 2bbl Rochester carburetor only.

9.2. Any other stock North American O.E.M. cast iron, carbureted produced engine may be eligible; ask Tech. Director for guidance.

9.3. Make to make swap allowed (e.g., GM to GM, Ford to Ford etc.).

9.4. Engine must mount in stock location with O.E.M. stock mount assembly for that engine.

9.5. Marine blocks allowed; no other exotic or marine parts.

9.6. Engine block, pistons, rods, crank, and combination must match make and model.

9.7.  Stock replacement, Eagle or Scat, rotating assemblies allowed; must be stock equivalent.

9.8. Stock replacement heads only are approved; Vortec heads, aluminum or racing heads are not approved. Consult tech for clarification.

• Stock or stock replacement valves are approved: maximum valve size GM 1.94 intake, 1.5 exhaust, Ford 2.04 intake, 1.66 exhaust. Chrysler 2.02 intake, 1.60 exhausts. Hardened seats allowed.
• Replacement screw in studs, guide plates are approved.
• De-burring, polishing, porting, port matching, sand blasting, acid etching etc. for any reason is not approved.
• Remainder of head must be stock.

9.9. Stock cast iron intake manifolds only.

• Bowtie or marine type manifolds are not approved.
• High-Rise Manifolds are not approved.
• 4-barrel manifolds are approved; must use an adapter to 2bbl Rochester and adapter with gaskets must not exceed 1 3/8”

9.10. CAM: maximum 460 lift, flat tappet hydraulic cam and lifter set.

9.11. Stock 1.5 ratio rocker arms only.

9.12. PISTONS: stock O.E.M configuration. Flat top maximum.

9.13. Steel fan blade only. No viscous drive, clutch type, fiberglass, or plastic.

9.14. R/H valve cover to be sealed; breather installed in L/H valve cover.

9.15. Bow Tie, SVO, MOPAR etc. performance or racing parts are not approved.

9.16. Alternator optional.

9.17. Factory sealed Circle Track Crate Engines: 602 (CT350 350 HP) are approved and recommended.

• A 0.875” horsepower reduction restrictor plate, part #7227N is required with any 4bbl carburetor (contact tech for more information if using this option).
• Restrictor plate is to be untouched; no oval or grinding of edges will be allowed.
•  Engine must remain factory sealed.

10. BRAKES

10.1. Must have stock OEM operational four-wheel brake system.

11. REAR ENDS

11.1. Stock OEM rear ends only, must be stock for make model and year.

11.2. Open rear ends only, no locked rear ends are approved.

12. TRANSMISSIONS & CLUTCHES

12.1. Transmission must be OEM production, manual or automatic.

• All gears must be in working order.
• All transmissions must have a reverse gear.

12.2. Automatic transmissions must have a fully operational torque converter.

• Torque converter must be 10” or larger.

12.3. “Direct lockup” transmissions not approved.

12.4. Stock OEM type clutch assembly’s only, minimum 10 1/2” single disc clutch.

12.5. Stock OEM steel flywheels only.

12.6. Transmission cooler and oil lines must be enclosed in a steel casing if run through the drivers’ compartment.

12.7. A steel aftermarket scatter shield (recommended) or a fabricated 3/16” steel 180-degree shield around a cast bell housing is approved.

13. DRIVESHAFTS

13.1. One-piece steel drive shafts only.

• 1/4-inch x 1 1/2-inch steel drive shaft hoops; one each in front and rear of shaft securely mounted are mandatory; chain may be used.
• All drive shafts must be painted white.

14. WHEELS AND LUGS

14.1. 7” maximum steel wheels ONLY; racing wheels recommended.

14.2. Wheel studs must protrude past lug nuts.

14.3. 1-inch lug nuts mandatory; 5/8” studs recommended.

14.4. Air-bleeder valves are not authorized.

15.  TIRES

15.1. All Bombers will use Hoosier 970 tires mounted on 15-inch rims.

• Maximum of 8 new tires per season.
• The 8 new tires include 4 new tires for the first race night.

15.2. Tech Director will keep a log of tires and will brand them as they are registered in tech tire logbook; used unbranded tires are illegal.

15.3. Tire softening or soaking is not permitted; penalty for tire soaking will be loss of points and money/fine and or suspension.

15.4. In the event that a tire is destroyed early in the season and in the interest of cost-control:

• a maximum of two used unbranded tires can be submitted to tech for approval, branding and entry into tech log-book prior to the first day of June.
• Damaged branded and registered tire to be replaced must be inspected by tech against tire log and deemed unserviceable and eligible for replacement at tech discretion.
• Tech Director has final authority regarding admissibility of all tires.

16. IGNITION AND BATTERY 

16.1. Stock OEM Ignitions only.

16.2. Battery must be mounted in a sealed covered and vented battery box that is located in a safe manner with protection for the driver and others; angle iron box frame or equivalent required.

16.3. All electrical switches must be located within easy reach of the driver.

16.4. A labeled on/off master switch is required and must be connected to the battery cable in such manner that would cut all electrical power to the car and be located in the drivers compartment so that it is accessible from both sides of the car.

17.  EXHAUST 

17.1. Stock cast iron exhaust manifolds or 1 5/8” maximum tube size headers.

17.2. Stepped, crossover, or 180-degree headers are not approved.

17.3. Must run dual exhaust; 2 into 1 exhaust systems are not approved.

17.4. Mufflers mandatory, exhaust must extend past the driver’s compartment.

17.5. All cars must be no louder than 95 decibels at 100ft. No exceptions.

18. RADIATOR 

18.1. Radiator must be stock appearing and remain in stock position.

18.2. Aluminum radiators are approved.

18.3. A fan shroud must be installed.

18.4. An overflow catch can connected to the radiator overflow is mandatory.

19. ROLL CAGE

19.1. For all safety devices it is the responsibility of the driver, not Saratoga Speedway, its officers, or its agents to ensure safety device systems are correctly installed, maintained, and properly used at all times. As with all safety items, it is highly recommended that the driver fully reviews and complies with all manufacture’s installation and usage guidelines.

19.2. OPTION 1-UPRIGHT CAGE

• All welds must be proper, and Tech Director/Safety Director must approve cages.
• All cage bolts will be a minimum 1/2″ bolts with suitable nuts and washers.
• All cage tubes will be a minimum of 2″ outside diameter steel Tube, 3/16″ minimum wall thickness.
• Drivers side upright to be minimum 3″ x 3/16″.
• All tubes that are joined will be welded.
• Must have two uprights welded together with one cross tube.
• One upright will be directly behind the driver’s seat and the other upright will be in the passenger seat area.
• The cross tube needs to be level and a maximum of 4″ from the roof.
• Uprights must be flanged and bolted to the floor and the roof with a minimum 6″ x 6″ x 3/16″ steel plate.
• A minimum 3 bolts per flange with suitable nuts and washers are required.
• Both uprights must be back braced by steel tube.
• The back brace is to be welded to the upright near the cross bar and welded to the frame at the other end.
• Instead of welding to the frame you may use a minimum 6” x 6” flange and bolt the back brace to the rear floorboards or the base of the rear firewall within the interior compartment; a minimum of two 1/2″ bolts per flange with suitable nuts and washers is required.
• A cross brace must be installed from the driver’s side to the passenger’s side behind the driver’s upright.
• This cross brace must be flanged and bolted through the door bar and the passenger side door (And quarter panel if applicable).
• Flanges are to contact both doorposts. Minimum two 3/4″ bolts with suitable nuts and washers on each flange.
• A dash bar must be installed from the driver’s doorpost to the passenger’s doorpost, above the steering column. This dash bar must be flanged and secured on both ends. The steering column must be chained securely to the dash bar.
• Drivers side door must have minimum 8” C-channel. Ends must be angled.
• All bars within possible contact of driver must be padded.

19.3. OPTION 2-FULL CAGE

• Standard roll cage required.
• All roll cage bars must be a minimum of 1 3/4 inch outside diameter tubing of a minimum .095 wall thickness.
• Gussets are compulsory on all roll cage and door bar joints.
• All bar joints must be electric welded.
• Galvanized or Aluminum material is NOT approved.
• The roll cage must have a minimum of three door bars on the left side.
• The roll cage must have a minimum of two door bars on the right side of the car or triangulated bracing.
• All bars within possible contact of driver must be padded.

19.4. Front and rear bay/bracing bar design must be approved by tech director prior to installation. Contact tech Director for details. Bay bars must be designed and installed so as to create crush-zone integrity and must not present possible safety hazard. Contact tech Director for details. Cars arriving with bay-bars that are deemed unsafe by Tech Director will not be approved to compete.

20. FUEL CELL AND FUEL LINE

20.1. Fuel cell shall be securely mounted behind rear axle in the trunk area.

20.2. Fuel cell must be mounted no lower than the lowest point of the stock trunk pan. Minimum 12” off ground.

20.3. A steel framework, welded to the frame or cage, must be used to mount the fuel cell.

• The framework must be fabricated from a minimum of 1”x 1” .083 square tubing.
• Two straps longwise and two straps crosswise across the top of the fuel cell.
• The material for these straps must be a minimum 1”x 1” .083 square tubing or 1-1/2” x 1/8” steel strapping.
• Fuel cells must be bolted to the framework.

20.4. Fuel lines must be enclosed in a protected conduit (steel tubing), if run through the driver’s compartment.

20.5. Any fuel pump is approved.

20.6. Glass fuel filters are not approved.

20.7. If using an electric fuel pump car-number must be modified with an “e” (doing so on initial registration form and on the car is required).

21. DRIVER PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

21.1. It is required that at all times the driver wear a driving suit and gloves of fire resistant material that effectively covers the body.

21.2. Fire resistant shoes, socks, head sock and underwear are highly recommended.

21.3. Driver’s suits with rips, tears and holes are not approved.

21.4. It is recommended that that the driver’s suit be the best quality fire protection available.

21.5. Mandatory that driver wears a helmet carrying a least a valid SA 2005 standard Snell and/or SFI 31.1 or 31.2 sticker. M rated helmets are not approved.

21.6. Full-face helmets with Lexan face shield recommended; Nomex helmet skirt and Nomex covered chinstrap recommended.

21.7. It is recommended that all drivers wear a neck and head restraint system (Hans or equivalent).

21.8. Neck brace (doughnut) mandatory if not using Hans or equivalent.

22. SEAT BELTS

22.1. It is highly recommended that the driver carefully review the seat belts manufacture’s installation.

22.2. Seat belts must be a five-point system; 4-point seatbelts are not approved.

22.3. A Quick Release seatbelt no less than 3-inches in width is compulsory. Both ends of the lap belt must be fastened to the roll cage with high quality bolts, not less than 3/8-inch in diameter.

22.4. Shoulder harness must be no less than 3-inches in width and must come from behind and below the top of the driver’s seat. Where the harness crosses the roll cage, it must pass through a steel guide welded to the cage in a manner that will prevent the harness from sliding side to side.

22.5. Inertia reels are not approved.

22.6. A “anti-submarine” 5th belt must be used. It must be a minimum of 2-inches wide and mount to the roll cage seat mount.

22.7. Wherever the belts pass through the seat edges the edge must have a grommet or be rolled to prevent the belt from being cut.

22.8. Belts older than 5 years must be approved by tech

• Belts older than 10 years are not authorized.
• Belt with manufacturer date stamp removed are illegal.

23. SEATS

23.1. Manufactured aluminum-racing seat is mandatory.

23.2. Seat must be mounted with a minimum of 3/8-inch grade 5 bolts with large washers; two bolts must be located at the top of the seat and two on bottom.

23.3. It is recommended that the seat also offer rib protection and have leg extensions.

23.4. Headrests recommended on both sides.

24.  WINDOW NET 

24.1. A net or rib-style window net is mandatory.

24.2. Window net must be permanently mounted at the bottom and have an approved quick release at the top.

24.3. Window net must be within five years of manufactures date and must have manufactures date tag or it will not be approved.

25. APPEARANCE & NUMBERS 

25.1. All cars must be bright in appearance with contrasting numbers.

25.2. Numbers must be least 18 inches high and 3 inches wide and be legible from sides of car and roof.

25.3. Roof numbers to be read form the passenger side of the car.

25.4. Numbers will only be issued by Saratoga Speedway.

25.5. If using an electric fuel pump car-number must be modified with an “e” (doing so on initial registration form and on the car is required).

25.6. Submit your registration to reserve your number.

26. GENRAL RULES

26.1. Any part or equipment found during an inspection or any other time, that does not meet applicable Saratoga Speedway standards must be surrendered to SARATOGA SPEEDWAY Tech Officials at that time and may not be returned.

26.2. Failing to surrender the illegal part or parts will result in penalties and possible suspension.

26.3. Saratoga Speedway Officials reserve the right to make final decisions in the interpretation of any rules or race procedures at any time.

26.4. No equipment will be considered as having been approved by reason of passing through inspection in the past.

26.5. SARATOGA SPEEDWAY Officials recommend that you carefully study the Saratoga Speedway rulebook to be familiar with all aspects of racing. If you are considering a part for modification or procedure not covered in these rules, contact Saratoga Speedway Tech Official before proceeding with any purchases or modifications.

26.6. If you have any questions regarding the technical rules, contact the Bomber Tech Director Mike Dionne.

26.7. If you have any questions about race operations contact the Race Director.

26.8. If you have any questions about speedway operations contact the General Managers.

26.9. In keeping with Saratoga Speedway’s commitment to maintaining proper balance in the competition arena, it may be necessary for Saratoga Speedway to make rule changes and/or rule modifications from time to time. Such changes are designed to enhance close competition.

26.10. EIRI: (Except in rare instances) Decisions of Saratoga Speedway Officials are final and binding with- out exception.

COVID 19 Information

Saratoga Motorsports Park has closely followed the guidelines and requirements provided throughout the pandemic crisis. We are committed to following the Provincial orders as they evolve. The current order does not require verification of vaccination for our events:
 
 
We will follow provincial updates and requirements as they evolve to keep all of our guests and participants as safe as possible through the COVID pandemic crisis.