HOME 2007 Dixieland Speedway Rules Dixieland Speedway 2007 Rules
















  1. Competing Models
    1. Any passenger type car allowed.
    2. Minimum wheelbase is 99 inches.
    3. Type of chassis:  Rocket, Mastersbilt, Rayburn, etc.
    4. No water based fuels/No dry sump engines.  No nitrous.
    5. All chassis engine setback is 6 inches measured from the #1 spark plug to the center of the lower ball joint.
    6. Any part of the racecar or chassis or performance equipment must be approved by the tech official, the tech officials’ decision is final.
  2. Engine
    1. Chevy

1.       Stock production block, 350 cubic inches + .060 overbore.

2.       Heads, Chevy Bowtie/Street Vortex/World Products Sportsman II/NO Chevy Vortex Race Heads.  Any stock production heads OK.

3.       Port matching allowed on heads ½ inch depth.

4.       Crankshaft minimum weight is 46 lbs. and must have a 3.48-inch stroke.

5.       Flat top pistons only.

6.       Camshaft solid lifter, NO roller cam, NO roller lifters, NO rollerized cam.

7.       No roller fuel pump shaft.

8.       Weight at the end of the race will be 2300 lbs. with driver, nothing added. (any part that may have fallen off of your car may be added back.)

9.       Roller type rockers OK, 1.6 max.  No shaft type allowed on Chevy.

10.    Valve size will be 1.6 exhaust and 2.02 intake.

11.    Three angle valve job OK.

12.    No aluminum heads. May use new E Q Head.

13.    Steel rods only.

14.    Intake manifold 2101 Edlebrock Performer.

B.      Chrysler

1.       Heads, Mopar R/T Head any street stock production head.

2.       Port matching allowed ½ inch depth.

3.       Crankshaft weight is 46 lbs. minimum and must have a 3.58-inch stroke.

4.       Flat top pistons only.

5.       Camshaft solid lifter, NO roller or rollerized cams or lifters.

6.       Weight with a Chrysler engine will be 2350lbs. at the end of the race with the driver, nothing added.

7.       Roller type rockers OK.  No shaft type rockers on the R/T heads 1.6 ratio.

8.       Valve size will be 1.6 exhaust and 2.02 intake.

9.       Three angle valve job OK.

10.    No aluminum heads. May use new E Q Head.

11.    Steel rods only.

12.    Intake manifold 2176 Edlebrock Performer.

C.      Ford

1.       Stock Street production block.  NO SVO’S-351 cubic inch+. 060 overbore.

2.       Heads Windsor JR heads, any stock street production heads.

3.       No aluminum heads.May use new E Q Head

4.       Port matching allowed on heads ½ inch depth.

5.       Crankshaft weight is 46 lbs. minimum and have a 3.50-inch stroke.

6.       Flat top pistons only.

7.       Solid cam shaft, NO roller or rollerized cams, NO roller lifters.

8.       Weight with a Ford engine will be 2350 lbs. at the end of the race with the driver, nothing added.  Note:  SUBJECT TO CHANGE

9.       Roller type rockers OK 1.6 ratio.

10.    Three angle valve job OK.

11.    Steele rods only.

12.    Intake 2181 Edlebrock Performer.



2. CARB 80541-1 650CFM.



5. HEADS # 12367712 CC-62




9. CAM 10185071

10. LIFT 474-510

11. LOBE LIFT 316-340



  1. Carburetor
    1. 500 CFM Holley only and must pass bore gauge check.
    2. Base plate must be stock 500 (1 11/16 inch thick).
    3. May use 1-inch spacer plate with one gasket per side.
  2. Oiling System
    1. Wet sump only.
    2. May use oil cooler.
  1. Exhaust
    1. Any header OK.
  1. Electrical
    1. No magnetos.
    2. No traction type devices.
  1. Clutch/Flywheel
    1. Any to fit Bert. Brinn or Falcon
    2. Automatics must use a safety blanket.
  1. Drive shaft
    1. Must be painted white or silver.
    2. Must have a safety loop.
  1. Rear end
    1. Any rear end or gear permitted.
    2. No sprint type rear.
    3. No titanium parts allowed.


  1. Safety
    • No aluminum frames or cages.
    • Must have a working fire extinguisher.
    • Must have aluminum approved racing seat and a five-point harness.
    • No passenger side windows.
    • All weight must be painted white, bolted on the car with locking type nuts and have the car number painted on it.
    • Minimum diameter of bolts for added weight must be ½ inch diameter with lock nut.
    • Helmets and fire suits will be worn ANY time you enter the track.
    • Must have a window net to race.
  2. Suspension
    • Any type of suspension OK.
  3. Roll Cage

A.     Steel round tubing 1 ½ inch.  Three door bars on the left and at least two on the right side.

    1. Roll bar padding must be used anywhere the driver may come in to contact with bars and cause injury.
  1. Wheels

A.     14-inch aluminum wheels OK.

    1. Hoosier 1300 or harder. Numbers must be on tire from factory.
  1. Numbers

A.     Only 0-99 will be scored.

    1. 18 inches tall on both sides of the car and roof numbers must be read from the passenger side of the car.
    2. All numbers must be readable from the score tower. (You will be notified if we can’t read it).
  1. Shocks

A.       Any shock OK

16..  Fuel Cells

A.     All cars must have an approved fuel cell.

  1. Bodies

A.    All cars must have complete body to start race.

B.     Must have stock appearing rubber type nose.

C.     All bodies must be approved by the tech official.

  1. Bumpers

A.     Steel bumpers shall be made as to NOT project outward in an unsafe manner.

  1. Glass

A.     No glass on car except for a mirror.

  1. Spoiler

A.     Rear spoiler must be Lexan, steel or aluminum.

    1. 8 inches tall measured from deck to top of spoiler.  May float spoiler 1-½ inches over rear deck.
    2. The spoiler must begin where the quarter panel ends.  No extended decks permitted.
    3. No more than three spoiler supports and they must not be taller than the spoiler.
  1. Roof and Side Panels

A.     Roof size is 44 inches minimum and 54 inches’ maximum.

    1. Height is 45 to 48 inches from the ground for roof.
    2. Roof is to mounted as level as possible for chassis being used.  Tech official must approve all bodies.
    3. All side (sail) panels must extend to the edge of the body.  Max size is 17 inches at the top and 44 inches at the bottom.  Maximum bow in the side panel is 2 ½ inches.
  1. Car Construction Infraction Penalties

A.     You may be given a simple warning!

    1. You may be asked to correct the infraction by the next week.
    2. You may be assessed a weight penalty of 50 to 100 lbs.
    3. You may be disqualified when found or noticed with an infraction.
    4. No in car jacking devices or traction control devices of any kind.
  1. Purpose of Rules

A.     These rules are general.  If something is not mentioned it may still be prohibited for use.  Some performance related equipment or modifications are not legal and the tech official will have the final word in these instances.  Unauthorized cars, parts and equipment will not be considered approved by reason of having passed through technical inspection.





Sportsman Division  

  1. Driver must be at least 16 years old and have parents/guardians consent.
    1. Must be American made with a wheelbase of no less than 105”.  No station wagons.
    2. Weight will be 2900 lbs. with the driver at the end of the race for stock front-end cars.
    3. Front clip. Stock clip, no offset, hoop bar is even on both sides of car and chassis. Three (3) link rear. Trailing arm, leaf spring or completely stock as from factory allowed. Tube clip add 50 lbs in front of rear engine plate. Offset hoop bar add 50 lbs to car.
    4. GM 350 cubic inch plus .060 over, Ford 351 cubic inch plus .060 over and Chrysler 360 cubic inch with .060 over. May use new E Q Head.
    5. Factory production automotive type cast iron 2-barrel intake or Edelbrock 2101 with no modifications to enhance performance.
    6. 500 CFM 2 barrel Holley carb only.  Must have a 500 CFM base.  Must pass bore gage.  One-inch spacers to mount carb and 2 gaskets only (.065 thick).
    7. Street production heads only, no porting or port matching.  Ports must have casting marks.  Angle plug heads on Fords and Chryslers only.  May use World Products Sportsman II heads with straight or angle plug for Chevy.
    8. May use an aftermarket oil pan.
    9. May use roller rockers and stud girdle (ratio 1.5 for Chevy and 1.6 for Ford).  Factory production heads.  May use any after market rod.
    10. No roller cams or roller fuel pump rods.
    11. Stock production flywheels and clutch set-up.  May run aftermarket starter.  Bell housing must have a 1-inch inspection hole or inspection plate. 
    12. May use headers.  No 180-degree or Zoomies allowed.
    13. May use duel point distributor or electronic.  May use MSD ignition.
    14. May use aftermarket rods and cranks if approved by tech official.
    15. Straight shift transmission only,  no automatics. After market transmissions such as Bert, Brinn or Falcon, add 100 lbs to total weigh of car.
    16. multi disk Clutch. 7 1/4 inch.  
    17. #1 spark plug must be even or in front of ball joint.
  3. FRAME
    1. May use aftermarket upper A frames.   Lower to remain as stock as possible.
    2. Shocks must be mounted as close to original as possible.  Racing shocks OK.  Coil overs permitted.
    3. Jacking bolts may be used.
    4. All holes in firewall shall be covered in case of fire or hot water.  Tech official will have complete direction.
    5. May use aftermarket panhard bar.
    6. May use stock type chassis.  May reinforce for safety.  No offset allowed.  May use 2x3 square or round tubing for the rear clip starting from the center of the frame rail over the rear end to the rear of the car.  Tubing must follow the original frame shape but may go straight back for tire clearance.  May use front to rear tube chassis.
    7. May use duel master cylinders, proportion valves but you must use stock brake calipers.
    8. May use Ford 9-inch rear end under a GM, Chrysler or Ford.  No spring loaded or adjustable upper or lower arms.  May run a 3-link setup.  May use quick change. No sprint type rears.
    9. Firewall may be altered from stock however, must remain in stock location.
    10. Leaf spring rear, coil spring rear and 3-link rear permitted. May use center link rod (spring or biscuit).  Leafs may use shock or rod type.  Truck arm suspension permitted.  May use quick change, no sprint type rears.
    11.  No 4 link rear suspension. No Canister Shocks.
  4. BODY
    1. Any American made passenger style body (no compacts).
    2. Bodies may be aftermarket. Aluminum or steel except for hood, it may be fiberglass with a 4 inch scoop.  Tech official will have complete control of this matter.
    3. May use rubber front and rear covers.
    4. Right floor may be raised for headers.
    5. 8 inch spoiler.
    1. Must use roll cage around drivers compartment.  Cage must be 1 1/2  inch black iron or steel tubing.
    2. There must be at least 2 door bars in the driver’s side of the car and at least 2 door bars in the passenger side.
    3. Roll bars may extend from the firewall forward.  Roll bars recommended from the firewall to the rear of the car.
    4. Must have at least 3 bars in the driver’s area of the windshield.
    5. All ballast must be painted white with the car number on it.
    6. All doors, hood and deck lids must be fastened shut.
    7. Seat belts are mandatory, must have shoulder harness and window net.
    8. Safety hubs may be used on front.
    9. Must have working fire extinguisher and a fire suit.
    10. Must have a fuel cell and it must be in a metal case.
    11. Must have blow proof bell housing.
    12. No glass on the car except front and rear windshields and a mirror.
    1. May use 10 inch rims, may use wide five style wheels. Offset of rims will be the same on both sides of the car.  May use steel bead lock rims.
    2. Must have same width rim on all four corners.
    3. Hoosier tires 1300 or harder. No tire shall durometer 38 or softer at end of race.
    1. The driver must make protest for violation of rules only.
    2. Time limit is 15 minutes after the checkered flag for that race.  $300.00 cash only.  Engine protest only.
    3. Driver can protest the car that finishes in front of him or her ON THE TRACK.
    4. Track retains the right to protest a car that it deems to be illegal at any time.
    5. Any car found illegal twice would loose all points.
    6. You may protest a driver that finishes in front of you for P & G, the fee is $300.00.
    7. Protest must be written and given to the tech official after the race.
    1. Any item not covered in this set of rules does not mean that it is legal to use.
    2. Bill Sawyer's Speedway Sportsman cars must run their engine and carburetor rules to compete at Dixieland Speedway in the Sportsman Class..








  1. TYPE
    1. Any four cylinder American or foreign made vehicle sold in the USA.  No station wagons or Vans.  Maximum wheelbase is 101 inches.  In case of a question about the type of vehicle the track will be the final authority.
    2. All glass except windshields must be removed.  All interior carpets, headliners and extra seats must be removed.  Dash may be removed and replaced with sheet metal.  Steering column may be moved to the side for door bar clearance.
    3. Grills must be removed and replaced with screen or sheet metal.
    4. All shocks and springs must be mounted in the original position.  Shocks may be aftermarket but must be bolted in as originals.  May use spring shackles if they do not exceed 5 inches measured from center hole to center hole and be adjustable.  Both sides do not have to be bolted even.  My use aftermarket springs they must be mounted in the original position.  Spring buckets may be sized to fit the springs.  May make necessary alterations to suspension to obtain 1-inch positive or negative chamber.  (Will be checked with framing square).  Additional sway bars and pan hard bars may be added to the suspension.  Lowering blocks may be used.  Jacking bolts may be used. 
    5. Manufactured bumpers necessary.  May place a bar behind the bumper.
    6. Brake proportion valves may be used.
    7. Rims may not exceed 10 inches in width.  Any offset is OK but all rims on the car must have the same offset in width.  Tires not to exceed 11 inches across the face after the race.  Spacers may be used for tire clearance but must use the same thickness on both sides of the same axel.  May use bead lock rims, any brand tire OK.
    8. Tires must not extend more than 6 inches outside of the body.  Fenders may be flared to cover tires.
    9. Sheet metal may be removed inside of the car for placement of roll bars.  Must maintain suitable sheet metal for driver protection.
    10. All cars must display numbers on both sides of cars and roof numbers that can be read from the outside of the track.
    11. No wings of any type.  May use an 8-inch high, 60-inch wide spoiler.  Spoiler will be measured from trunk to tip of spoiler.  No Plexiglas or Lexan in drivers window.
    12. Bodies may be metal stock or fiberglass or metal aftermarket.
    13. No external rub rails of any kind.
    14. Cars must weigh 1 lb. per CC.  Example; 2000 CC will weigh 2000 lbs weight must be displayed on the hood.
    1. Max of 4 cylinders in line, 16 valves not to exceed 2600 cc plus .030 over.  Must be stock for model being used (Ford 2300 + .060 = 2500 std.) (Toyota 2400 + .060 etc.).  May use duel overhead cam.
    2. Headers allowed.
    3. Stock production intakes only, no porting, matching or polishing.  Up to 1-inch spacer plate may be used to mount carb (not including gasket).  Gaskets can be no more than .65 inch thick.  Check with tech for approval.
    4. May lock distributor advance.
    5. 500 Holley carb with a 500 cfm Holley base or smaller.  May remove choke and air horn.  Must pass bore gauge.
    6. Cams may be solid or hydraulic.  No roller cams.
    7. Stock production heads only.  Heads must have casting marks.  Three angle valve jobs.  May resurface.  No porting or polishing of head.  No port mating or cutting under valves.  No cutting for over size valves.  No porting intake manifold.  Stock size valve for engine being used.
    8. Stock type piston (may cut valve relief).  May use aftermarket rods.  Flat top pistons only except Toyota.  Blocks may be bored and decked.  Bore and stroke must remain stock for engine being used.  No stroking or de-stroking of the engine.  Toyota pistons .125 dome.
    9. Three, for or five speed manual transmission or automatic (MAY USE AFTERMARKET TRANNY) or quick change rear ends ok.  No sprint type quick changes.
    10. Steel flywheel only, 11 lbs. minimum with a stock type clutch.
    11. No alcohol or Nitrous
    12. Oil cooler optional with remote filter.
    13. May make only necessary modifications to the intake to accept the Holley 2 barrel carb.
    14. Exhaust may exit either side of the car.  
    15. May use MSD ignition.
    1. Helmet and fire suit are mandatory.
    2. Roll cage 1 ½ inch tubing.  3 door bars with gussets in driver and passenger doors.  Loop bar behind driver.  1 horizontal bar across dash from side to side.  Bars must be welded from main hoop bar to go through to trunk and around fuel cell for protection.  Front bar may be used around engine compartment to protect engine and radiator.  At least 3 bars in the driver area of the windshield.
    3. Charged fire extinguisher mounted within reach of the driver mandatory.
    4. Fuel cell mandatory installed in a metal box.  A firewall must be installed between the driver and the fuel cell.
    5. Protective screen or windshield.
    6. Racing seat required.  5-point harness required.
    7. Any mirror must be mounted on the inside of the car.
    8. Must have driver shaft loop.
    9. All ballast must be painted white and have the car number on it.
    1. A driver may file an engine protest within 15 minutes of the finish of the race.  Protest shall be $300 and a written protest of the item being protested.  If the engine part is found legal, $200 goes to the driver being protested and $100 goes to the points fund. 
    2. A driver may protest only the car finishing directly in front of him or her physically on the track. 
    3. Track retains the right to protest any vehicle.  Any vehicle found illegal will loose all points and money for the event.  If the same driver is found illegal twice in the same season, they will loose all points earned to date.
    4. A P&G protest will be $300.
  5. General
    1. Any item not listed in the rules does not deem it legal, if in doubt check with the tech official.
    2. A guest may race at Dixieland Speedway if approved by the class.  If the car does not meet the rules set forth, they will not receive points but will be awarded money.  This rule is intended for a visiting car and is not intended to allow illegal cars to run on a weekly basis.
    1. Minimum weight for any car will be 2000 lbs. with a 2000cc engine; your car must weigh 1 lb per cc and it must displayed on fender or hood prior to qualifying.





  1. Driver must be 14 years old with parent/guardian consent.
    1. Must be American made with a wheelbase of no less than 107 inches,  No station wagons.
    2. Weight will be 3000 lbs. with driver at the end of the race.  No fuel added for weight.
    3. Roof, rear quarters and rear deck must be stock appearing sheet metal.  May fabricate front fenders and doors (must be stock appearing).
    4. May use front and rear bumper covers.
    5. Steel bumpers must have curved edges turned into the car.
    6. No late model style front ends.


    1. Engine will remain stock reconditioned or new stock type replacement components.
    2. Stock ignition systems. May use MSD ignition.
    3. Stock rods and crank only.  The tech official must approve any aftermarket rods and cranks.
    4. Must run a Holley 500 2 barrel carb only.
    5. Holley’s must have a 500 cfm base.
    6. May use roller rockers 1.5 for Chevy and 1.6 for Ford.  No roller cams permitted.
    7. May use stud girdle, screw in studs and guide plates.
    8. Stock production flywheel and clutch assembly.  No triple disc or couplers.  Stock starters only and must have a scatter shield.  Must have a 5-inch inspection hole to check flywheel and clutch.  May use hydraulic clutch.
    9. Automatic transmissions must have a working torque converter.
    10. Any flattop or dish replacement piston.
    11. Street stock production heads only, angle plug heads on Ford and Chrysler only.  Heads must have casting marks in the ports. May use World Product sportsman II heads, cast iron only. May use new E Q Head.
    12. No porting, polishing or port matching.
    13. May use claimer type oil pan.
    14. No gear drives.  No roller fuel pump rods and no Nitrous.   Headers allowed.  No  Zoomies allowed.
    15. Stock type brake master cylinder.  May use  brake proportion valves.  May run  disk brakes.
    16. GM 350 cubic inch, Ford 351 cubic inch, Chrysler 360 cubic inch plus .060 over bore for all.
    17. Factory automotive production cast iron 2-barrel intake only.
    1. Top A frame may be tube type, lower A frame must be stock,
    3. May use floating ford rear end for all type cars.
    4. Shocks must be mounted as close to original as possible.
    5. Jacking bolts are permitted.
    6. May lock rear gear,
    7. Must cover firewall holes for safety, floor pans may be covered.
    8. Tracking width must be stock for make and model of car.
    1. Must use roll cage around drivers compartment.  Cage must be 1 ¾ inch black iron or steel tubing (.090) minimum.  There must be at least 2 door bars in drives side and passenger side of the car.  Roll bars may extend from the firewall forward and roll bars are recommended from the rear firewall to the rear of the car.  All bumpers must be stock appearing or may use bumper covers.  All doors, hoods and deck lid must be fastened shut.  All cars will have a tow chain welded on the front and rear of the car.  Must have at least 3 bars in the driver’s windshield area.
    2. A 5-point harness is mandatory.  Must have a fire suit. Must have a window net.  Must wear a helmet.
    3. Fuel cells are mandatory and they must be in a metal can and be protected with roll bars.
    4. Only 1 mirror allowed.  No glass except front and rear windshield.
    5. All fender wells must have folded edges to protect cars.
    6. No sharp steel edges for front or rear bumpers must be folded into car.
    7. Safety hubs may be used on the front of the car.
    8. Must have a working fire extinguisher.
    9. All ballast must be painted white and have the car number painted on it.
    1. Tires will be track spec tires only.  Rims shall not exceed 8 ½ inches in width.  Steel bead locks permitted.
    2. Same rim width on all four corners.  Same offset on both side. 
    1. Protest for violation must be filed by the driver only and it must be within 15 minutes of the completion of the race.
    2. $300 cash only for the engine protest only.  If the engine is found to be legal the fee of $150 will go to the driver being protested and $150 will go to the points fund.
    3. Drivers may protest the car that finishes physically ahead of him or her on the racetrack.
    4. The track retains the right to protest any car.  Any car found illegal twice in a single season will loose all points received up to that point.
    5. Any car found to be illegal or who refuses protest will loose money and points for the protested event.
    6. IF an item is not covered in the rules, it does not make it legal, check with the tech official if in doubt.
    7. A driver may P&G the car finishing in front of him or her for $300.
    8. Protests must be in writing and given to the tech official.





                                                                         STOCK FOUR

  1. Driver must be at least 14 years old with parent/guardian consent.
  2. Must wear a helmet and a fire suit.
  3. Must have a window net.
    1. May be American or foreign made 4 cylinder front wheel drive only.
    2. Must be compact or intermediate type only.
    3. Must have dash and stock interior except where roll bars are placed.
    4. Drivers compartment must be closed off from gas tank and battery.  Check with tech for approval.
    5. No modifications for chassis or front end.
    6. All springs and shocks must be stock and in original position height etc.
    7. All glass to be removed except windshield and mirror.
    8. All doors must be welded shut.  May be cut down for driver entry.
    9. Roll bars must be 1 ½ steel tubing.  4-point cage with 2 door bars in each door from front to rear.  Top of cage needs a cross over bar from rear of driver to front of passenger side of roof.  (Halo bar)  No conduit will be used for roll cage.
    10. 5-point safety harness required.
  1. This is an entry-level class only and track may disqualify any driver suspected of previous racing experience in stock cars.
  2. No roll bars may be placed in front of firewall.
  3. Air cleaners must remain under hood, no outside protrusion.
  4. No turbo allowed.