2023 602 Sportsman LM

2023 602 Sportsman LM 

Safety:  The following safety issues will be enforced.

  1. NO motorcycle helmets orDOT allowed.  Helmet must have SFI 2020 or 2015 rating.
  2. Seat belts 2017 or newer (can’t be frayed)
  3. Must have working fire extinguisher must be charged, permanently mounted and easily accessible. NO EXCEPTION!

NOTE:  One class will be pre-checked before race, every race day. 

Any tolerance determined by tech man and management decisions will be FINAL!!

Any car visiting from another track will be given one (1) courtesy race to run with weight penalties in order to try out Needmore Speedway’s rules package.  After this one (1) trial race, should the car return, it MUST be by Needmore Speedway rules.  Drivers must speak with the tech man before the race to access weight penalties or car will be disqualified.


  1. 2400lbs with driver, factory seal or certified rebulier seal.
  2. All cars must have weight posted on right side of roof.
  3. If you have GM break-off bolts, this is a automatic tear down if you finish in the top 3.
  4. 50 lbs weight break if you have neck restrains and containment seat, MUST have both to weight break.
  • Engine:
  1. FACTORY STOCK 602 GM sealed Crate Engine; Engine must have factory GM seals. Any tampering above the seal bolts will result in a thirty (30) day suspension from Needmore Speedway.  Ant tampering inside the sealing system will result in a one (1) year suspension from Needmore Speedway, and engine will be confiscated.  602 assemble height must be no less than 1.70” if shims have been added.
  • Carburetor:
  1. a) Any 4-barrel carburetor.
  2. Engine must be naturally aspirated.
  3. 1” carburetor spacer allowed
  • Fuel System:
  1. Stock type fuel pumps Carter M4891 or equivalent ONLY mounted in stock location. Belt driven Power-steering/Fuel pump OK. No electric pumps permitted.
  2. Gasoline or Racing Gas Only. NO ALCOHOL, NO NITROUS OXIDE.
  • Ignition System:
  1. Any Electronic Ignition System, MSD or HEI.
  2. NO magnetos.
  3. NO traction control.
  • Exhaust System:
  1. Collector type headers ONLY. NO 180, zoomies, Tri-Y or merged collector headers.
  • Transmission:
  1. Standard 4 speed or automatic transmission. After market SAFETY bell housing and automatic cases permitted.
  2. Bert or Brinn Transmission allowed.
  3. Transmissions must have 2 working forward and a reverse gear.
  4. NO Tex, Jerico, or quick-change transmissions.
  5. Ball spline transmission’s Mandatory to run a carbon fiber drive shaft. This is a safety requirement.
  • Rear End
  1. Standard quick-change rear end permitted. No Titanium or exotic material axles, spools, gears, or other materials inside rear end.
  • Engine Position:
  1. 6 ½” from center of ball joint to #1 spark plug, ½” tolerance. 50lb weight penalty for every ½” out of tolerance mounted in front of water pump.
  • Frame:
  1. 103” wheelbase minimum, 1” tolerance.
  2. Any Late Model Chassis allowed, Square tube or Round tube. NO aluminum frames, square tube frames must be a minimum of 2”x 2” tubing, round tube must be a minimum of 1 ¾” tubing. Full racing roll cage mandatory, 1 ½ OD x .090 steel tubing minimum.
  3. Stock front clip cars allowed.
  • Suspension:
  1. Standard Late Model Suspensions Only. No Spring Loaded or Shock Type 4 Bar Rods.

Only Standard Solid Bar 4 Bar Rods. No Torsion Bar Front or Rear Suspension.

  1. Standard One-Piece Bird Cages; No Split Bird Cages
  2. May run 1 of the following rear suspensions, 5th coil or torque link, NOT both.
  3. One (1) Coil Spring Per Wheel. One (1) Take Up Spring and Slider Per Wheel. Including 5th Coil No Bumpstops or Bumpsprings allowed on Any Corner Except RF. May Run Any Bumpstop on RF (Shims, Washers, and/or Spacers OK). No Stack Springs on Any Corner Including 5th Coil. No Progressive Springs. Spring Rubbers allowed.   No Nitrogen Bumpstops.
  • Shocks:
  1. One (1) working shock per wheel except left rear (LRF OK). One (1) 5th Coil Shock Only. NO single adjustable or double adjustable shocks allowed. NO canister style or remote adjustable shocks permitted. NO externally adjustable shocks. Schrader Valve Shocks OK. NO Internal Bumpstops. NO Air Shocks or Spring Cages Allowed. No “Thru Rod” or Inerter Shocks.
  2. One (1) 90/10 shock allowed to be mounted on top of rear end.
  • Body:
  1. NeSmith Crate Racin USA body rules apply.
  2. Light tube bracing behind bumpers. NO pipes or push bars in front of bumpers.
  3. Spoiler 8″ maximum height, 8″ maximum height on side supports.
  4. Must have front and rear tow hooks.
  5. All Body Panels Must Be Solid, No Holes, Slots or Air Gaps.
  • Wheels and Tires:
  1. Any Wheel, 14” maximum width. Beadlock permitted any position.
  2. Wide 5 wheels and adapters permitted.
  3. Crate 21, HTS 1350, Crate 55 or HTS 1600 are the only tires allowed.
  4. No inner liners.
  5. No tire softeners permitted. Tires will be subject to lab testing at any time to determine legality.
  6. Will be a 45-punch rule and we will be checking.

NOTE: Tires must conform to benchmark when tested. No alteration of any kind is permitted.

  • Protest:
  1. Visual protest $25 – $25 will be retained by track.
  2. Valve spring & assemble height protest $100 – $50 will be retained by track. 602 Assemble height must be no less than 1.70” if shims have been added.
  3. Tire protest $250 (per tire) – $250 will be retained by track. Must finish in the top 3 to protest.
  4. All other protest are listed in the General Rules section.
  1. Fuel:
    1. Racing Gas OK
    2. Pump Gas 93 octane OK
    3. E85 OK
    4. No additives
    5. No fragrance allowed in fuel. Fuel will be available at the track.


2023 Crown Vic Class




Front and Rear Bumper must remain stock with NO sharp edges. Bumpers must have tow chains front and rear. May have hoop with two support braces to protect rador. No outside frame support.

No push bars on the front or rear of car.

Hood and trunk may utilize stock hinges but must be secured with hood pins.

No hulling or lightening of body. The only areas on car that may be hulled are the front driver and passenger doors.

All flammable materials and glass must be removed.

Any holes in front firewall and rear firewall must be covered with aluminum or steel.

All cars must have numbers on front doors and roof.

Steering column must remain stock, all airbags must be removed. Quick Release Steering Wheel OK, but must be mounted on stock steering column.

Must have at least four (4) vertical windshield bars in front of driver

Roll cage must be inside driver compartment only, NO part of cage may extend outside of driver compartment

Four (4) driver door bars and three (3) passenger door bars minimum. 

Cage must be securely mounted to frame. 



No altering of stock suspension.



Engine must be completely stock.

4.6 SOHC

Must have mufflers

Exhaust must exit behind driver.

Catalytic convertor may be removed

Transmission must be completely stock.

A.C. condenser must be removed.



Drivers must wear full fire suit, racing gloves, racing shoes and helmet while on track.


Hans device recommended.

Racing seat and belts mandatory.

Racing belt must have five (5) point system.

Fire extinguisher required in all cars.



Tires must be DOT legal, and all four (4) tires must be the same size.

Wheels must be stock steel and all four(4) wheels must be same size and offset.

No wheel spacers of any kind.



No adding ballast of any type to car.



Must remain factory stock, all four (4) corners must be operable.



Must be factory stock rear-end with stock components.

The only legal gears will be 2.73, 3.27 and 3.55.

Rear differential may be locked by any means necessary, but gear ratio rule remains the same (3.55 max gear).



Pump gas only! NO RACING FUEL!

Stock fuel tank and fuel pump only.



2023 General Rules

  1. Needmore Rule Book Disclaimer for 2023
  • The rules and or regulations set forth herein are designated to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events (or other events) at Needmore Motor Speedway and 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 agreed to comply with these rules.
  • No express or implied warranty or safety shall result from the publication 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 participate, spectator, or official.
  • The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his or her opinion do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements, no expressed or implied warranty of Safety shall result from such alteration or specifications. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials of Needmore Speedway.  Their decision is final!!
  • Approval of a car by Needmore Speedway inspection shall only mean that inspected car is approved for participation in a race event and shall not be construed in any way to mean the inspected car by Needmore Speedway is guaranteed mechanically sound. Needmore Speedway and staff shall not be liable for any mechanical failure not for any losses, injury or death resulting from it.
  1. Spirit and Intent
  • The rules and regulations contained herein are the standards by which racing events at Needmore Speedway will be guided. Officials at these events are authorized to decide if a variation or design is an attempt to beat the rules or alter effectiveness of the rules.  The officials can and will disqualify an entry for such actions.  Track officials shall reserve the right to initiate action to correct a hazardous situation or condition not in compliance with the spirit and intent of these rules and regulations.
  • All cars and support equipment must be maintained throughout the year in a pleasing professional manner in appearance and mechanical condition. Track officials reserve the right to request or demand updates and changes to any vehicle and support equipment.  Failure to comply with the spirit and intent of these rules and regulations may result in suspension, disqualification, expulsion, and/or fines to be designated by track officials or as may be set forth in these rules.
  1. General Rules/ All Racing Classes
  • Racing Procedures
  1. Disqualified cars will not receive money for that race. This includes black flagged cars for any reason including unsportsmanlike behavior.
  2. If found illegal, the protested driver forfeits all money won at the event. Drivers refusing to tear down will be considered the same as being illegal.  If the same driver is disqualified (2) times in one season driver forfeits all points gathered at that point.  If car is disqualified (2) times the owner must prove car is in compliance with Needmore Speedway rules before racing again.
  3. We will be pay back all postions at each event. Must complete ONE GREEN flag lap to receive any payout.
  4. Classes schedules depends upon participation. If you don’t participate on the night your class is schedules, then your class might not be schedules again.
  5. 10 or less cars will run features only No Heats.
  • Car and Driver Registration and Appearance
  1. Car Number and Registration: They must be at least eighteen (18) inches high and two and one half (2 ½ ) inches wide, clearly visible and identifiable on both sides of the cars.  All cars must have a number on the roof at least twenty-four (24) inches high and two and one half (2 ½ ) inches wide.  All cars must have numbers at least four (4) inches high on all of the following:
  • The nosepiece in the approximate location of the right headlight.
  • The rear of the fuel cell. (at least six (6) inches high on limited cars)
  • The numbers must be in color that presents high contrast with the color of the car paint upon which it is displayed. This rule is for the benefit of the competitors who desire to be scored correctly.  In the event of more than one car with the same number, a team may be required to alter or change their number in some way to avoid any confusing in scoring and other racetrack operations.  Letters and/or Roman numerals are not to be used in lieu of Arabic or standard numbers.
  1. Cars must be painted and maintained in the best possible appearance. Anything on the race car can be required to be removed if deemed to be offensive by the track officials.
  2. Diver Registration and requirements: No driver can compete without registering name, social security number, address and telephone number with track officials.  This must be completed before you are allowed to register to race for an event.  No exceptions.  Drivers must be at least sixteen (16) years of age (proof required).  W9 must be completed by the person receiving the prize money.  Drivers under the age of eighteen (18) years of age must be provided a minor release signed by parent or legal guardian.  By submitting their registration and/or taking part in action at Needmore Speedway the competitor further agrees to abide by all track rules and regulations and the decisions made by the track officials.  The competitor further agrees that the racing area is in a safe, race able and suitable condition and assumes all responsibility for any and all injuries sustained including death and property damage, and time they are on property of Needmore Speedway, or en route to and from such property.
  • Fuel and Fuel Systems
  1. Gas Only. Racing Gas is allowed.  E85 Allowed for crate engines.
  2. No alcohol, nitrous oxide, or any other additives will be allowed.
  3. No electric fuel pump will be allowed. Only mechanical fuel pumps in the stock location will be permitted.
  4. A fuel cell in a metal container securely mounted in the car no lower than the axle tubes is mandatory. The fuel cell must be strapped in the car by at least two (2) metal straps of two (2) inched by one eight (1/8) inch or track approved mounting. The fuel cell must be installed so in the event of the racecar rolling over, the vent will be closed, and the cap will remain closed to prevent fuel spills and fire danger.
  5. Fuel lines cannot run through the driver’s compartment unless they are enclosed in metal tubing.
  6. No bottom-fed fuel cells.
  • Miscellaneous: Safety Items
  1. Raceivers ARE MANDATORY in all classes!!
  2. Battery: It cannot be located in the driver’s compartment.  It must be securely mounted and shielded.
  3. Wrecker loops must be securely installed on the front and rear of each racecar. Driver will receive one warning and the next offense he will be sent to the tail of the heat race.
  4. Drive Shaft: The drive shaft must be painted white and it must be enclosed by a drive shaft loop made of a minimum of one quarter (1/4) inch by (2) steel mounted approximately twelve (12) inches from the rear of the transmission.
  5. Fire Extinguisher: A Two (2) pound dry chemical fire extinguisher, U.L. approved, adequately mounted and easily accessible to the driver. Also, a ten (10) pound dry chemical fire extinguisher is required in each pit.
  6. Roll Bars: Padding of all roll bars within thirty-six (36) inches of the driver is recommended. A minimum clearance of three (3) inches must be maintained between the top of the driver’s helmet and the lowest part of the top bar of the roll cage.
  7. Roll Cage Construction: A full roll cage constructed of a minimum of one and one-half inches (1 ½) round tubing or black pipe with .095 wall thickness is required.  There must be four (4) bars on the driver’s side and three (3) bars on the passenger side.  The roll cage must pass rack inspection.  Any roll cage made from tubing that is not mandrel bent (such as heating or bending) must have metal gussets welded in all bends and joints.  This is an extremely important safety factor and should be used in all cars regardless of method used to form roll cage.  Welds on any parts on the car must meet track approval for safety reasons.  Welding together of broken steering parts is not allowed.
  8. Lug nuts and wheel studs: All classes are encouraged to use at least one half (1/2) inch wheel studs.  At least five (5) studs and lug nuts must be used.  One (1) inch lug nuts required.
  9. Seat belts and seats:  Racing seats and seatbelts are required in all classes.  Lap belts should be at least three (3’”) inch quick release types with a two (2) inch wide shoulder and crotch harness.  Seats and belts must be securely mounted to the roll cage.  Aluminum seats are required in all classes. Belts must be securely fastened before the car enters the race track and must remain fastened until the car returns to the pits, unless car is involved in an accident, and then must not be removed until track officials’ safety personnel reaches the car.  SEAT BELTS MUST BE UP TO DATE AND TRACK APPROVED.
  10. Window Nets: Full nets are highly recommended in all classes and must be fastened in place before moving car onto the race track and it must remain in place until returning to the pits; unless the car is involved in an accident, then the window net must remain fastened until safety personnel reaches the car.  Window nets are mandatory in the 440 Division.
  11. Fire Suits and Helmets: Fire suit and helmets are required in all classes.  The helmet must be track approved (SA.05).  The fire suit must be a fire resistant SFI certified material and it is recommended that fire resistant hood, gloves and shoes accompany it.  Regular “coveralls: and worn out fire suits and/or those with accumulated grease and oil soaked into them are not sufficient for driver protection.  Track officials can and will require replacement of such items before a driver can participate in any type of event.
  12. Drivers are not to get out of their car on the race track in the event of an accident, until track safety personnel reach the car and authorizes it, unless the car is on fire. Getting out of the car after an accident or during an event to work on the car, arguing with track officials, or for and other reason will result in disqualification and/or suspension.
  13. Track officials will not work on your car on the track. If the car needs attention, the driver will go to the pit area, so the pit crew can take care of the car.
  14. Pit area speeds: Minimum speed five (5) mph must be maintained when driving in the pit area.   No vehicle, ATV, golf cart, motorcycle is allowed to exceed 10 mph in the pit area.
  15. Steering Columns: Collapsible steering columns and padded steering wheel centers are recommended.
  16. Window Bars: Window Bars must be at least four (4) steel bars, a minimum of five (5) sixteenth (5/16) inch in diameter, must be mounted vertically, no more than four (4) inches apart in front of driver in the windshield area.  Wire mesh in the same area is recommended.
  17. Brakes: Brakes are required on all four (4) wheels of racecar, and they must work properly.
  18. Lubricants: Lubricants to be discarded must be dumped into proper receptacles placed in pit area.
  19. Antifreeze: No Antifreeze will be allowed in any racecar radiator/cooling system.
  20. Mirrors: No mirrors will be allowed in any racecar.  That included hand held or temporary mounted mirrors.
  21. Weights:  All weights must be securely fastened.  No weights allowed in driver’s compartments.  All lead must be painted white with car # on it.
  • Conduct and Procedure

Special Note:  Any driver suspected of being physically or mentally unfit or impaired may be barred from participation until fitness is apparent or attested to by proper medical personnel.

  1. Track officials reserve the right to fine, ban, or suspend any driver, other competitor, pit crew member or any other person on the property of Needmore Speedway or take other actions as it may be deemed appropriate by track officials if that person engages in unsportsmanlike conduct and/or conduct detrimental to the sport of auto racing. This includes profanity in front of or directed to race fans, officials, and other competitors.  Throwing of helmets and steering wheels is strictly prohibited.
  2. No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs will be allowed in the pit area during an event. If your particular part of the event is completed or you are out of the event, you still cannot bring alcoholic beverages into the pit area. Drivers and any others in the pit area including, car owners, or pit crews found consuming alcoholic beverage before or during an event may be required to load up their car and leave the area. Anyone found in possession of or using illegal drugs on the property of Needmore Speedway is subject to the arrest by law enforcement agencies.
  3. Drivers are responsible for the conduct of their pit crews, family members and other persons associated with their car. Drivers are not to stop their car on the track to argue with track officials nor is anyone ese allowed to engage in any disorderly argumentative conduct towards track officials or other competitors during any event.  Such persons should remain in their pit area and NOT go to the racing area, scoring tower or other pit areas to engage in any type of unruly conduct.  A minimum fine of $500.00 determined by management will be assesses if need be.  Any fines imposed by track officials against such person must be paid before the driver can compete again, at the discretion of the track officials or deducted from any winnings.
  4. Inappropriate conduct will lead to arrest by law enforcement agents and prosecution for criminal violations.
  5. Any persons engaging in racing events, in any capacity shall not make any claim damages, expenses, or otherwise against Needmore Speedway or its officials.
  6. Only towing vehicles and safety vehicles will be allowed in the pit areas during racing events.
  7. Pit Passes: No one under fourteen (14) years of age will be allowed unsupervised or without an adult.
  8. Injuries received at the track must be reported to track management before completion of the vent. Incident report must be completed and signed by injured person on the date the incident occurs.
  9. No driver is to allow anyone to ride on or in his racecar while on any Needmore Speedway property. This included while racecar is being pushed or towed.
  10. Decision of track officials on interpretation of rules, scoring, flagging; technical inspection or race procedures will be final.
  11. Time limits for heats and feature races are at the discretion of Needmore Speedway. All heat races will have a ten (10) minute time limit.  All feature race time limits will be thirty (30) minutes. Unless otherwise stated.
  12. When time limit has expired, the white flag will be displayed signaling the last lap has started. Notice will be given via Raceceiver.
  13. When the race begins, the flagman is in control of the race. If a driver jumps or lags back the start or restart, he will be put back one position on first offense.  On second offense driver will be put to the rear of the field.  The drivers are responsible for becoming familiar with the flag rules.
  14. Drivers must be ready for their schedules event. If not in line to enter track in their designated place by the white flag lap of the proceeding race, they must go to the rear of the field.
  15. Time Trails: If time trails are held, the cars must be lined up in the staging area.  If the staging area becomes empty, time trails are over.  Cars not timed must go to the rear of the field.  Cars not in line promptly will only have one (1) lap time.
  16. Re-Entry to the track racing area racecars having gone to the pits for whatever reason is to be strictly governed by track officials. Competitors may be allowed to reenter the rac but the driver must stop at the entrance to the racing surface to await a signal by the designated track official before proceeding onto the track.
  17. Any car deliberately stopping a race by any method will be sent to the back of the filed.
  18. Any car returning to pit area in the feature event with a flat tire will receive two (2) caution laps for tire repair, if you are attempting to change tire, tire must be flat and time will begin once the driver reaches his pit area.
  19. Causing of two (2) caution flags in a heat race and in a feature will result in the driver being sent to the pits.
  20. Drivers of the first three (3) cars or others as deemed necessary by track officials or other events designated by track officials must proceed to the scale shack area in the order that they finish the race to await technical inspection. If the driver proceeds to their pit area and/or is loading up their car without stopping for inspection they may be disqualified and not paid winnings due to them.
  21. Drivers failing to disassemble their cars for technical inspection in a timely manner (as rues by track officials) will be disqualified.
  22. Driver changes: No driver change can be made during an event without prior approval of track officials.
  23. Glass containers: No glass beverage bottles or other glass containers can be brought onto the grounds of Needmore Motor Speedway.  All drivers are subject to fine or suspension if any glass containers are found in the pit area.
  24. Driver is responsible for keeping pit crew, friends and family away from, the car inspection area and scales until inspection is complete on all cars held for inspection. Only one (1) pit crew member will be allowed in this area, if Needmore Motor Speedway officials require the need for removal of parts for inspection.
  25. During any weekend racing event, any car changing engines between qualifying, heats or features will be penalized by starting at the rear of the field.
  • Flag Rules
  1. Flagman starts the race.
  2. Red Flag: Danger, STOP as quickly as possible DO NOT pass the flagman or other cars.
  3. Green Flag: Displayed to start or restart race.
  4. Yellow Flag: CAUTION: Slow the racecar to the slowest possible speed.  DO NOT pass other cars or race back to the flag stand.  Lapped cars will maintain position on the track.  Scoring reverts to the last green flag lap.
  5. Blue Flag with Yellow Stripe: Passing Flag, Cars being lapped must move to the inside of the track.
  6. Black Flag: Any car receiving the black flag must go to the pits for consultation with track officials. Failure to obey the black flag will result in disqualification or other action.  If black-flagged for disciplinary problems, the driver does not get any points or pay for the event.
  7. White Flag: Designates the last lap of the race.
  8. Checkered Flag: Designates the end of the race.
  9. Pace Car or Truck: If either is used, do not pass the pace vehicle on the track.
  • Protest and Inspection
  1. Track technical inspectors are in charge of technical and safety inspections and procedures pertaining thereto. Their decisions are final!
  2. Protest shall not be official, unless filed in writing to the track officials not more than ten (10) minutes after completion of the feature event for that racing class. The proper cash bond must accompany it. The 2nd place car can protest 1st place car.  A reverse protest is allowed.  If protest is withdrawn, the track retains 25% of the protest fees.  Only Top 3 can be protested.
  3. Any car involved in a protest will be impounded in an area designated by track officials and it must remain until their inspection is complete.
  4. Protest for visual violations require no fee and must be files in writing at least ten (10) minutes before the start of the race. “Visual” refers to anything outwardly visible, whether under the hood or not.
  5. Any parts suspected of being illegal may be confiscated.
  6. If found illegal, the protested driver forfeits all money won at the event. Drivers refusing to tear down will be considered the same as being illegal.  If car us disqualified three (3) times the owner must prove car is in compliance with Needmore Speedway rules before racing again.
  7. If in the process of an inspection, the officials see a non-protested item deemed to be an intentional attempt at circumventing the rules and regulation, the inspection will cease, and the car will be declared illegal.
  8. Only the following people can be present at protest or track initiated inspections; track officials, two (2) people from the protested team, and one (1) representative from the protesting team. Only tech official can use tech equipment.  No other drivers or team members allowed.  Drivers are responsible for their crews at protest or inspections and any misconduct or use of alcohol beverages may result in disqualification, forfeiture of the protest bond and other actions.
  9. Track officials reserved the right to require any part of any race car to be disassembled at any time for inspection.
  10. In the event of a protest or track initiated inspection, the payoff of the event winning may be held up until results are finalized. They will be distributed at the discretion of the track officials.
  11. Any item deemed in questions during a protest will be handled by track staff on Monday.
  12. Protest Fees
  • Complete Engine $1000 All Classes
  • Upper Part of Engine $600 All Classes
  • Rear End $200 All Classes
  • Fly Wheel $200 All Classes
  • Cam Shaft $200 All Classes
  • Transmission $200 All Classes
  • P & G $200 All Classes
  1. 100% of all Protest Fees go to racer.
  2. NOTE: Complete engine means complete. Upper part of the engine refers to heads, carburetor, intake, and bore and cam lift, if applicable.
  • Effective January 1, 2023

No tire prep policy in effect.  All tires are subject to tire sampling at any given time.  However, tires may be siped.   Grooving OK.  Anyone caught tire prepping is subject to a fine and/or suspension.  Tire Prep is not only a health hazard to the drivers and fans but has become environmentally unfriendly.  Complaints and questions from fans about how strong smells and burning eyes have raised concerns at many tracks.  Due to this concern, we as responsible track owners are trying to make every effort to make an enjoyable, safe and competitive race facility.  Thanks for your understanding but more important your support.

2023 Super Street Rules


2023 Super Street Rules

Safety:  The following safety issues will be enforced.

  1. NO motorcycle helmets or DOT allowed.  Helmet must have SFI 2020 or 2015 rating.
  2. Seat belts 2017 or newer (can’t be frayed)
  3. Must have working fire extinguisher must be charged, permanently mounted and easily accessible. NO EXCEPTION!

NOTE:  One class will be pre-checked before race, every race day.

Super Street Division

Any tolerance determined by tech man and management decisions will be FINAL!!


Any American made 1970-1995 production sedan.

Stock firewall and floorboard OR enclosed driver compartment OK.

Bodies may be cut for tire clearance.

Bodies may be hulled. Removal of dash permitted.

Uni-bodies may be tied together.

Trunk must be sealed from driver’s compartment.

No sharp edges.

Rear spoiler 6″ x 72″ permitted with 6in. to 2in. by 12in. long, total of 3 supports. Must be in center of body

Rear deck 72″ at top of interior at spoiler, Rear of car can be open.

Aftermarket nose and rear cover permitted. Must be stock appearing. No sloping noses. No Dirt


No radios.

Must have 3 bars in front of driver’s window.

Must have tow hooks on front.


May run aftermarket body, steel or aluminum. Fiberglass roof and hood ok. Roof must be stock

appearing. No Aluminum Roofs Body must be stock appearing.

(If you look like a late model prepare to run with Late Models)

May run skirts. Maintain 3 in ground clearance



Minimum 1” tolerance for your chassis. Wheelbase must match chassis. Example: (74 Camaro



Screw jacks OK front and rear. On leaf springs, on rear of spring only

May relocate top a-frames. May run tubular top a-frames.

Changing of springs OK. Coil for Coil, Leaf for Leaf. Example: (no coil springs when org. had leaf springs)

Sliders allowed on rear leaf springs.

Sway bars and lowering blocks optional.

Any shock. Non-adjustable. NO coil over shocks. Shocks can be relocated one per tire.

Stock Steering box and components, after market tie rods, idler arms and center link okay

NO rack and pinion. Steering Quickeners OK. After market steering box okay.

Wide 5 Hubs OK.

*Metric 4 bar suspension on stock chassis OK *No 3 or 4 bar Aftermarket suspension design or

parts allowed.

*Must be stock front clip for chassis claimed. In stock location (1″ tolerance).


350 block ONLY


Engine must sit with leading spark plug no further back than 1 in. of the center of the top ball joint.

NO porting and polishing.

Hydraulic cam and lifters or solid flat tappet only.

NO 4/7 crossfire cams.

Anti-pump up lifters OK. NO oversize lifters.

Headers allowed.

Any flat-top piston. Dish pistons ok.

No coating of engine parts, except pistons.


OEM 5.7 rods with 7/16 rod bolts or sir eagle stock replacement rods. Pins may be floated. Polishing of beams ok. May run scat with 7/16 bolt or cap screw. I-beam only and Crower I-beam rods. No lightweight or billet rods.


Steel crank must weigh 48 lbs. Cast crank must weigh 48 lbs. Must be stock stroke.

NO knife edging. Balancing ok. May run eagle or scat. All cranks will be weighed with pilot bushing,cam gear, bolt and washer.



Any aluminum or steel intake. No porting or polishing.



No porting or polishing. Vortec part # 062 or 906 (Org. GM heads Vortex), 62cc combustion chamber

and 175cc runner ok. May use 300 hp 291, 462, 62cc combustion chamber or any stock production

head. Valve size 1.94 and1.50. Three-angle valve job OK. NO race flow valves. Stock type valve

springs. Double springs OK. Screw-in studs and guide plates OK. Roller rockers OK. 1.52 roller tip

  1. May use World product part # 4361 heads. 62cc rule with 1.94 & 1.50 valves. Bowl cut in head cannot exceed 1 inch and must remain lip. Maximum valve stem step down cannot exceed .010. 461 heads, 62cc combustion OK. (602 Crates Allowed 200# weight break) After Market Heads May run Engine Quest # 350C or Equivalent You are responsible for head you choose, choose wisely. No porting or polishing Intake runner on this head ranges from 178-180cc maximum.  If heads less than 62cc must add 50 lbs.



Stock rods and crank. May run scat 4351W3500600 crank. Must weigh 53lbs. May run scat rods or Eagle rods. I-beam only. Crower I-beams ok. No lightweight rods.



Cast iron heads only. 302 or 351 world product Winsor Jr. 57 cc’s. 1.940 intake 1.500 exhaust. Must have straight stem valves. NO pro-flow or race flow or undercut valve stems. BORE-.060 plus.010 for wear.


Quadrajet or 4412 two-barrel or 3310 Holley. NO porting or polishing. May remove choke butterfly. Must have stock air horn. Maximum carb. adapter 1 1/2″ maximum carb. spacer 1″ CANNOT run both adapter and spacer. Holley 650 cfm. Vacuum secondary. (This means unaltered factory specs.)


OEM or single point distributor. Stock type H.E.I. OK. NO MSD box add on. NO crossfire caps.



Any steel flywheel must weigh 14 lbs. Stock-type clutch assembly minimum 10″ no lightweight. No aluminum parts. Triple Disc okay with adding 150 lbs. Clutches. Clutch & pressure plate must weigh 16lbs. Hydraulic release bearing OK.


Any OEM factory brakes. All cars must have 4-wheel brakes. No shutoffs. 4-wheel disc OK. Dual master cylinder with brake adjuster ok.



Stock type. No aftermarket. Must have working forward and reverse. No automatic transmission

allowed. Steel Safety Bell housing required. Bert/Brinn style transmission ok add 150 lbs


Changing of rear ends, gears, ratios and locking ok. No quick-change. Wide 5 wheels ok. May run disc brake rear-end. 9″ Ford OK



Bead Lock wheels okay. 1″ Lug Nuts on all wheels. Wide 5-wheel adapters ok.

12 or 14 wheels okay. Aluminum or Steel wheels okay.

Track Tire: Crate 21, D21, Spec 1350, D55 and D70 Hoosier Racing Tires Only


Tire Tule: Will be a 45-punch rule and we will be checking.


Mandatory. Racing gas permitted. NO alcohol.

Weight /Ballast

All cars must maintain 3000 LBS of weight after race with driver. (except 602 Crate w/

assembly bolts. 2900LBS).

No Ball spline transmission.

 Golden Isles Speedway/Waycross Speedway cars are allowed as long as they are 100% percent by their rules weight

A.) Weights up to 50 lbs. must be positively fastened by 2 ½-inch, minimum grade 5 bolts with a

minimum of two (2) weight clamps. Threaded rods will not be permitted. All weights must be painted

white and clearly labeled with the car number on it.

B.) Any weight(s) must be securely attached to the frame below the body decking.

C.) Any car that loses any weight/ballast during an event may be subject to a penalty.

D.) Weights attached to the rear bumper and/or outside the frame will not be permitted.


2023 Crate Racing USA Street Stocks

2023 Crate Racing USA Street Stocks

Safety:  The following safety issues will be enforced.

  1. NO motorcycle helmets or DOT allowed.  Helmet must have SFI 2010 or 2015 rating.
  2. Seat belts 2016 or newer (can’t be frayed)
  3. Must have working fire extinguisher must be charged, permanently mounted and easily accessible. NO EXCEPTION!

2023 Enduro Rules

2023 Enduro Rules

(Bomber, Pure Stock, Factory Stock)

Safety:  The following safety issues will be enforced.

  1. NO motorcycle helmets or DOT allowed.  Helmet must have SFI 2020 or 2015 rating.
  2. Seat belts 2017 or newer (can’t be frayed)
  3. Must have working fire extinguisher must be charged, permanently mounted and easily accessible. NO EXCEPTION!

NOTE:  One class will be pre-checked before race, every race day.

Enduro Division

Any tolerance determined by tech man and management decisions will be FINAL!!

If not in this rule book it is supposed to be stock no exceptions.

Any car visiting from another track MAY be given one (1) courtesy race to run with weight penalties in order to try out Needmore Speedway’s rules package.  After this one (1) trial race, should the car return, it MUST be by Needmore Speedway rules.  Drivers must speak with the tech man before the race to access weight penalties or car will be disqualified.

  • Car- Enduro
    1. Any American made 2 or 4 door car. Body must appear stock and have stock body lines.
    2. Wheelbase must remain factory for car being used.
    3. All doors must be welded shut
    4. All glass and materials that would burn MUST BE REMOVED.
    5. Racing seat required. Seat must be bolted with a minimum of 6 3/8” bolts to bars that are welded to roll cage.
    6. Must have five (5) point quick release racing type seat belt and shoulder harness three (3 inches wide. Must be bolted to roll cage with minimum 3/8” bolt.
    7. Four (4) point roll cage required and must be welded to frame rails and all connections must be fully welded. All cages must be minimum diameter of 1 ½ inch and minimum 0.90 wall thickness.  A minimum of 3 horizontal bars is required in the driver’s door and a minimum of 2 inches in the passenger door.  Roll bar installation and workmanship must be approved.
    8. Stock unaltered floor pan and firewall must be retained.  24” high of firewall. Hulling permitted. Dashboard may be replaced with sheet metal.  All holes in floorboard and firewalls must be covered with sheet metal.  May replace rusted floor pan with sheet steel or aluminum behind seat and trunk floor.
    9. Notching of frame okay as long as the frame stays structurally sound. No Notching for Steering Arm Clearance
    10. Must have stock type bumpers. Aluminum OK if fitted to car properly. No bump bars of any kind.  May have radiator protection bar, cannot extend past front bumper.  May have bar to protect fuel cell.
    11. Must have 3 windshield bars in front of the driver
    12. Tow hook on front mandatory
    13. Battery must be located under hood or in trunk. If battery is mounted in cockpit., must be in sealed box.
    14. #1 Spark plug has to sit in front of or even with the balljoint no motor setback.
    15. Racing steering wheel with quick release permitted. Steering quickeners allowed.
    16. Approved fire extinguisher with gauge required and must be securely installed in reach of driver.
    17. Boxing around driver OK, must have 12-inch inspection panel
    18. Decking- rear decking OK
    19. No flat decking! Decks must taper downward from trunk hinge to rear of car
    20. Rear Spoilers OK, but must be a maximum of 6” high. Spoiler sides OK, but can be no longer than 18 ½” and 6 ½” high.
    21. Fiberglass hoods okay, as well as steel or aluminum.
    22. Must maintain stock roof shape (can be made of fiberglass or aluminum).
  • Engine- Enduro
    1. Engine must be strictly stock for that make and model. 0-deck height. 350 OK in all GM cars, metric included. Engine allowed 0.060 for bore plus 0.010 wear. Pistons must be 4 eyebrow flat top pistons.  Electric fuel pump OK.  Must be wired to ignition switch.  The following engines will not be allowed: superchargers, turbos, double overhead cam, LTI, LS, tuned port or HO’s.  All ignition parts must be stock.  No high performance parts. Solid engine mounts in stock location.  Factory stock appearing rod Scat or Eagle stock replacement I beam rod allowed. Pressed pins or floating pins allowed. Crank stock or Eagle crankshaft part # 103503480. Stock replacement pistons 4 eyebrow. Weight of pistons., is 1250 grams (piston rod, pins, rings, caps, and bolts) Crank 48lbs. (Ring size as follows:   1/8” top, 1/8” second, 1/8” or 3/16” oil ring.)
    2. Any Water Pump OK
    3. Heads: Stock Heads or EQ CH 3501 72cc min. Minimum 4.900 length valves. Max 1.94 intake and 1.50 exhaust. Any steel retainers. Valve spring maximum diameter 1.260. May have three (3) angle valve job. Symmetrical bowl work, no more than 500, below the lower 45-degree valve seat.  May pin stock rocker studs, or optional 3/8ths screw in studs. Stock 1.5 ration rocker arms only. No beehive valve springs. Poly locks Ok. Guide Plates OK. NO angle plug heads.  NO 191 or 193 Chevy heads. Engine Quest EQCH3501 or equivalent is allowed.  If you use another head, it is your responsibility to produce specs proving your head is exactly the same as the EQ head.  NO 185cc intake runners NO closed chamber or double humps.
    4. Exhaust Headers and Manifolds- Cast iron stock manifold or Schoenfeld part # 185m 1 5/8” tube header with 3” collector OEM stock cast iron. Must have 24 exhaust pipe.  Center dump OK. Step tube ok.
    5. Cam and Lifters: Intake lift 425, exhaust lift 425. Stock replacement hydraulic lifters only, no anti pump ups. Must have wire ring clip 0.00 lash. Stock length push rods only.
    6. The North Florida and All Tech Built engine rules can apply at Needmore Speedway


  1. Carburetor:
  2. a) The REQUIRED carburetor is six hundred (600) C.F.M> or five hundred (500) F.M. two (2) barrel, Holley carburetor; Part number 01850, 04412, or 80457. The choke horn and list number must remain intact.  Removal of the choke butterfly and choke assembly is permitted. No polishing or other modifications except changing jets will be permitted. Quick car rear meter plate OK.  Carburetor spacer one-piece adapter Mr. Gasket type 0.750in.
  3. b) Rear Jet plates with center hung floated bowls permitted. Dual lines are OK. Quadra jet must be OEM factory stock except for the following options. Removal of choke plates, shaft, and choke mechanism. Side load or front load OK.  Carburetor must pass Needmore Speedway GO-NO-GO Gauges.
  4. c) Crate Engine Carburetor option 2: Holley 80541HP 650 CFM. NO CARBURETOR SPACER OR ADAPTERS ALLOWED. Carburetor must bolt directly to intake, maximum gasket thickness .125. No billet parts. Must maintain Holley specifications, No altercations, must pass track GO-NO-GO gauges. NOT allowed on built engines.

(i) $500 claimer on carburetor

(ii) Intake: stock unaltered cast iron or aluminum manifolds, no grinding, cutting, or gasket matching. NO bowties. Edelbrock 2701 is the only intake allowed. A spacer and/or adapter are allowed. The height of the combination not to exceed gasket thickness 1.125 thousandths for both gaskets, from top of the intake manifold to the bottom of the carburetor.

  1. 602 Crate engines allowed. Must have factory or certified seals.
  2. Timing: No gear drive. No hex adjusts. May degree camshafts.

Drive Train and Suspension- Enduro

  1. Transmission must be stock. Standard or automatic. Any stock single disc 10 ½ clutch disc okay and stock working torque converter. No dump valves. Aftermarket hydraulic clutch pedal and release bearing OK. Steel safety bell housing when using standard transmission. Forward and reverse must work. Flywheel must be a min of 16 lbs.  14 lbs. min on clutch and pressure late.  Stock flywheel only.
  2. Rear-end: Stock rear-end for make of car only. Rear end stock like what came in car. Lock rear ends OK. Ford 9- inch allowed. Stock style rear end. NO quick change. Floater OK, no locking differentials in rear-end..
  3. Shocks and Springs: Stock mounted, Stock appearing racing shocks located in stock location. No heim joint shocks with adapters. Bottom of front shocks may be spaced down a maximum of ¾” from lower control arm. May use shock extensions on left rear only. No Bump Stops, bump springs, ETC. $100 claimer per shock and must buy all 4 shocks and it has to be the four shocks mounted in race position.Stock type suspension for make, model and year of car.  No jack bolts allowed. All parts have to bolt to factory brackets. Heavy duty racing springs allowed. Modification (heating/cutting) OK. Lowering blocks allowed (nonadjustable).
  4. Adjustable shackles allowed
  5. Any length spring OK
  6. NO Spring Buckets in rear
  7. Trailing arms are to be the same length top and bottom as stock, no tolerance. Stock replacement trailing arms OK. NO Monoballs. No adjustable trailing arms and no heim end trailing arms. The bottom trailing arms must be 2 ¾” +/- ½” from bottom of axle tube to center of bolt in trailing arm mount. Must be the same measurement left to right (no offsetting)
  8. Adjustable cups allowed OK
  9. No chains or limiting devises allowed
  10. Aftermarket tubular A frames allowed. Upper A-Frames must remain within 1” of one another (example 8” RF, 9” LF)
  11. Spindles must be factory OEM for make, model and year no tubular or 3-piece spindles allowed.
  12. Lower A-Frames must remain stock and match chassis. Any lower control arm bushing
  13. ***optional** Front sway bars must be mounted with stock bolts and bushing (rubber) NO NEOPREME BUSHINGS aftermarket.
  • Brakes- Enduro
  1. Stock type master cylinder, booster optional. 4-wheel disc brake OK
  2. NO aluminum hats/rotors, all 4 brakes must work.
  3. Stock Brake pedal assembly.
  4. Racing pedals with dual master cylinders OK
  5. NO adjuster rods in cockpit.
  • Fuel- Enduro
    1. Fuel tank may be moved inside of truck. Tanks must be securely mounted
    2. Fuel cell required. Fuel cell mist be no lower than center of the rear end housing.
    3. Pump Gas or Racing Fuel only!  No oxygenated fuel  or no E85 allowed.
  • Weight-Enduro
    1. The required weight is a minimum of thirty-three hundred (3300) pounds including the driver on the track scales AFTER the race.
    2. Any sedan over 110 in wheelbase 50# weight break
    3. 1lb per lap burn off feature only


  • Claimer Rule- Enduro
    1. No driver can make more than 2 claims in 1 season.
    2. Must finish in top 5 to make any claims
    3. Refusal to sale driver will be disqualified for that race and lose all accumulated points for season.
    4. All claims must be in writing and you will have 10 minutes after checkered flag to make claims

i)$100 Claim on Intake (built motors only)

ii) $500.00 Claim on Carburetor

iii) $1,000 Claim on crate engine 650 cfm.

iiii) $100.00 Claim per shock and must buy all 4 shocks $400.00 Total.

  • Tires and Wheels- Enduro
    1. Tire: Maximum width 8” D.O.T. tires, H500 Hoosier.
    2. Wheels: Steel wheels’ maximum 8” wide. No aluminum wheels Must have 1” lug nuts with correct lengths studs on all 4 wheels. Bead locks allowed.
    3. No treating. Grooving and Siping Allowed.