A one way radio system (receive only) is
mandatory in all divisions.
radio frequency is
All classes must have transponders. For info
call John White.
Chemung Speedrome Rules
Racer Tire Procedures
Chemung SUNOCO Modified Rules -
Four Cylinder Rules -
Super Stock Rules -
Legend/Bandolero Rules -
Chemung Speedrome Legend/Bandolero Rules
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605 WYNCOOP CREEK RD
CHEMUNG, NY 14825
ANY QUESTIONS: Contact John White (631)
2018 General Rulebook
We hope to bring back the fun of racing that
got us all involved to begin with. We are
going to be a management team that will be
here to enjoy our sport with you. We will be
available to answer your questions and take
your comments and criticisms. The only way
that this race track will survive is with
all of us working together. We, as owners
and management, realize that we need each
and every car to make our living. We also
hope that neither of us ever forgets how
important we are to each other.
COMPETITORS: Any Driver racing in more
than one (1) class must pay another
entry fee for each additional class.
FUEL: Sunoco fuel will be the
official fuel for Chemung Speedrome. Sunoco
purple 110 fuels will be sold at Chemung
Speedrome. There will be no mixing of fuels.
There will be no additives added to fuels.
FUEL WILL BE TESTED!!
All car owners in the Sunoco Mod and the
Super Stock classes are required to purchase
and run 5 gallons of the Sunoco 110 fuel
each week. You need to make sure a receipt
is given to you for your purchase. You will
be asked for your receipt at some point
during the night so keep it handy. Your
receipt will be numbered and a copy will be
kept in your file. If you are found not to
have purchased 5 gallons of fuel at the
track each night you could lose all money
and points for that night, and a fine may
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY/CONDUCT:
Complaints and concerns are to be shared
DIRECTLY with management and officials, NOT
in a public manner via Social Media.
Any person who intentionally and/or
maliciously disregards, manipulates,
intimidates or otherwise harasses a Spencer
Speedway or Chemung Speedrome official
decision via Social Media postings, private
messages, text messages or in any way
electronically that degrades the track, its
management or officials will be subject to
Team Disqualification and/or Fine,
Suspension, Loss of Points and/or other
action determined appropriate by Track
Management. Financial penalty to be
determined by Track Management.
The use of Social Media by any person to
promote negative/derogatory publicity
towards Spencer Speedway or Chemung
Speedrome in any manner will subject them to
Team Disqualification, Fine, Suspension,
Loss of Points, Financial Penalty and/or any
other action deemed appropriate by Spencer
Speedway or Chemung Speedrome management and
Chemung Speedrome expects and requires that
all persons who enter this facility conduct
themselves in a respectable and professional
manner and display proper sportsmanship.
During any race there is to be NO
STOPPING on the racetrack under yellow
flag conditions to argue about your car
position, if you stop you WILL GO TO THE
REAR. Scorer’s will put you in the
If at any point during your feature race you
are the involved in bringing the caution
flag out 3 times, you will be black flagged
and sent to the pits, not to return to the
You must maintain at least the pace
you had at the restart line. If you slow
down after the restart line, you will be
subject to be sent to the rear of the field.
No jump starts. There will be double file
restarts for the entire race, unless
otherwise noted, no matter how many caution
All actions and activities deemed to be
detrimental, including but not limited to,
the use of verbal and physical abuse,
profanity, or threats against Chemung
Speedrome management, staff, officials,
and/or employees will not be tolerated and
violators will be dealt with accordingly.
Threatening an official includes verbal,
physical, and any hand or body gestures. The
threatening party(ies) will be suspended for
a minimum one week with a minimum $100.00
fine. Any points and money earned will also
Drivers running at excessive speeds in the
pit area as determined at the discretion of
the officials, will be disqualified from all
competition for the remainder of the racing
program. Pit speed 5 mph. A $100.00 fine
maybe assessed to anyone driving erratically
or speeding in the pit area.
No personal vehicles in the pit area
until all events are completed unless
authorized by Chemung Speedrome officials.
All drivers and crew members are to wear
shirts and some sort of foot wear at all
time while in the pit area.
Drivers shall be held responsible for
actions of all those associated with his/her
car, including but not limited to, car
owners, sponsors, crew, family members,
wives and girlfriends, husbands and
boyfriends and will be penalized
All drivers when leaving the track after
warm ups or races are to leave your helmets
and gloves on until you are back in the pit
area. No taking gloves or helmets off while
still on the race track.
If you enter another person’s pit area
without permission, you will be subject to
removal from Chemung Speedrome for the rest
of that race date. This also applies when
vehicle is parked in the staging area or
disabled on the race track. If an
altercation happens, the intruder will be
subject to other penalties as deemed
appropriate by Chemung Speedrome. The race
director or John White has the discretion to
make this determination on the spot.
Drugs & Alcohol, mandatory suspension for
any member using drugs at any time or
intoxication beverages before entering race
premises or while in attendance until last
event is complete. All members consent to
drug and alcohol testing at discretion of
the Speedway. Any driver, owner or pit crew
violating this rule will result in
disqualification of the car and loss of
purse and points and possible suspension for
the remaining race season and or a fine. No
glass bottles allowed on grounds.
All trailers must be open for inspection at
the pit gate.
DISPOSAL OF TIRES AND OIL:
Absolutely no tires or oil are be dumped on
Speedrome grounds. All disposals of all
fluids and tires are the responsibility of
the car driver. Driver is also responsible
for clean up in his or her pit stall at the
end of the event. All tires left will cost
the driver $50.00 per tire left and must be
paid before returning to compete in the next
GENERAL PROTEST PROCEDURE:
Chemung Speedrome shall govern the
procedures for protests, as set forth by the
Speedrome rules and apply to all divisions.
All protests must be in writing and filed
with the Head Tech inspector at the tech
building within 10 minutes of finish of the
race as determined by the drop of the
checkered flag The Head Tech Inspector will
notify the Race Director or John White of
the protest. The race director or John White
has the right to accept or reject any and
all protests. If the protest requires
examination and/or tear down of the
protested car, only three designated
individuals from the protested crew and one
designated individual from the protesting
crew may be present in the impound area.
VISUAL PROTEST, such protest must be
filed before the start of the feature event
or race in which violation is alleged.
Visual protest shall be interpreted to mean
any protest relating to equipment which is
outwardly visible, including that located
underneath hoods or the covering accessible
to observations without the use of tools
except weight requirement. Speedway has sole
discretion in interpretation of what
constitutes a visual protest. Speedway has
the right to inspect cars for visual
violation of the rules.
NON VISUAL, Protests must be filed
within 10 minutes after completion of event
determined by the drop of the checkered
flag. Only the top five (5) cars may protest
a car that finishes ahead of their car on
the same lap. IF YOU FILE A PROTEST YOU
MUST PROVIDE YOUR CAR TO BE CHECKED FOR THE
SAME ITEM AS THE PROTESTED CAR. Protest
must be in writing as previously stated.
Protest fee is $100.00 and must accompany
protest and is limited to use of carb tools,
rear gear ratio, compression ratio test,
weights and tire durometer. $50.00 of
protest fee will go to tech official and if
the car is deemed legal the balance goes to
the protested car, if illegal the balance
will go to the protester. Top end of engine
is ( Intake manifold ) is $200.00 with
$50.00 going to tech official, ( one
cylinder head removed ) is $300.00 with
$75.00 going to tech official, Bottom end of
engine is $400.00 ( oil pan, one rod
bearing, rod length measurement, crankshaft
check ) with $100.00 going to tech official,
in all cases above if the protested item is
legal the balance of the money minus the
tech officials fee will be given to the
legal car, if the protested item is illegal
then the balance of the money minus the tech
officials fee will be returned to the
ALL ITEMS FOUND ILLEGAL WILL BE
CONFISCATED AND NOT RETURNED TO CAR OWNER AT
INSPECTION: All cars are subject to
full inspection by a track official at any
time while at the speedway. Failure to
comply will result in disqualification. Post
race disqualification does not require
inspection on additional cars. All cars must
be prepared for inspection within ½ hour
A tech disqualified DRIVER will start
scratch for the next 2 weeks of his feature
competition. This will start when the driver
returns to the track.
GENERAL CAR SAFETY ITEMS:
BATTERY KILL SWITCH: must completely
disable the battery from all electrical
items. Switch must be within drivers reach
and must be clearly marked and in reach of
Track Emergency Crew.
DRIVE SHAFT / HOOPS: DRIVE SHAFT must
be painted white and must be enclosed by two
360 degree 2 inch wide by ¼ inch thick steel
FUEL SHUT OFF: The fuel shutoff valve
must be able to completely stop the flow of
fuel and be within the reach of the driver.
No fuel lines allowed in the drivers
compartment. Shut off valve must be clearly
marked and in reach of Track Emergency Crew.
This rule will be enforced in all classes
FIRE EXTINGUISHER: All cars must
contain a track approved fully charged fire
extinguisher with gauge, in proper working
condition with a current inspection tag. The
extinguisher must be secured in the drivers
compartment within convenient reach of the
driver. The installation is subject to Track
ONE WAY RADIO:
way radio system (receive only) is mandatory
in all divisions.
radio frequency is 454.000.
ROLL BAR PADDING: All roll bars or
cage bars must have padding to protect the
driver from direct contact with roll bars or
cage bars and it is highly suggested that
padding meets SFI 45.1 standards.
STEERING WHEEL: A NASCAR approved
quick release steel coupling on the steering
is mandatory. The center of the wheel must
be padded. (4 cylinder class it is highly
TIRES ALLOWED: American Racer for the
Sunoco Mod and Super
Stock class, 4 cylinder class. PLEASE
allowed and procedures are in your divisions rule book.
Any tire purchased at Chemung Speedrome or
Spencer Speedway MUST be used in the feature
of that days event. There will be no banking
of new tires allowed.
The JTR Eagle PPM Tester will be set at a
fixed level and will be strictly enforced
throughout the 2017 season.
NO SOAKING, SOFTENING OR TREATMENT OF
NOTICE: A participant competing in any race
at Chemung Speedrome/Spencer Speedway
specifically agrees that he/she acknowledges
it is illegal to soak or treat racing tires
and that said soaking or treatment of racing
tires is subject to disqualification from
race, forfeiting of the event points and
monies of that race, forfeiting all previous
points earned that season and subject to
suspension, determined by Chemung
Speedrome/Spencer Speedway Officials.
TRACTION CONTROL: No traction control
of ant type allowed. Anyone caught with a
traction control device, operative or not,
will be suspended indefinitely and lose all
WEIGHTS: All added weights must have
minimum of two ½ diameter bolts, that are
secured to the frame rail. No welding or
straps. Must be painted white and have the
car number on it.
WINDOW NETS: must be the ribbon web
design, no string styles allowed.
WHEEL TETHERS ARE A MUST ON ALL OPEN
HELMETS: All drivers must wear a
SA2005 or newer SNELL approved full face
helmet. No motorcycle helmets permitted.
HEAD / NECK RESTRAINTS: All drivers
in the Sunoco Modified class must have an
approved Hans or Hutchens device.
It is strongly recommended that the
Super Stock and 4 cylinder classes also have
IGNITION CUT OFF SWITCH: All open
wheel cars must have the ( TIGOR ) ignition
cut off switch, it will be checked and must
SEAT AND SEAT BELTS: Drivers seat
must be aluminum only and mounted to the
frame and or cage with six ( 6 ) 3/8 inch
grade 5 bolts, four bolts on the bottom and
two on the back with washers. A full
containment seat with head rest attachment
Seat belts must be 5 point restraints with
quick release buckle and meet SFI 16.1
specifications. We encourage that undamaged
belts be replaced every 36 months. The date
sewn into the webbing must be present and
can be used as a guide for replacement. In
cases where the seat belt is known to be
“new old stock” it is acceptable to extend
the replacement date on that set of belts,
this is up to the desecration of Chemung
WEARING APPAREL: All drivers must
wear a clean one piece SFI 3.2a drivers
suit, quilted and/or with Nomex underwear,
head socks, gloves, foot socks and shoes
must meet SFI specifications.
Note: NO Aluminum harmonic balancers,
must be steel.
DISCLAIMER: Any rules that are missing or
are typed incorrectly the track will use the
current year NASCAR RULE BOOK for
clarification or correction.
Disqualified means that the car and any
competitor affiliated with it will be
treated as if it did not start the race,
thus forfeiting any monies, awards, and
championship points it may have otherwise
been entitled to.
Anything not covered in this rule book
needs to be addressed with a tech official
BEFORE you decide to do something. If you
have not cleared it with a tech official, It
will be demeaned Illegal and part or parts
will be confiscated and not returned!