all want to have fun – and the best way to do that is
follow the rules!
Drivers must first sign up before you are allowed to be on
the track, this is strictly enforced
It takes 5
people to make a class - show up with 5 rc turtles and
people to drive them and race!
Drugs or Alcohol allowed on the property.
This is a non-smoking facility.
General Rules -
battery voltage is 8.40, any battery measuring 8.44 or above
is illegal, the .04 difference is allowed for calibration
discrepancies or other variances.
If found to be over voltage 8.44 - 8.49 you will be allowed
to run off the pack prior to the start of the race, with one
re-measurement of voltage, if it is still over voltage that
car will not be allowed to compete. The rules infraction is
allowed one time per season. The second time over voltage,
OR if the excess voltage measures 8.50 or above that driver
will be done racing for the season. Keep in mind .01 is not
arguable and this rule will be strongly enforced.
Penalties will be issued for not
being on the track to Marshall. Any car not on the tech
table after there respective heat will be disqualified.
All oval Cars are rolling starts. Electric Mains are also
No car will be driven at any time in reverse of the track
traffic. If this occurs, a one-lap penalty will be deducted
off the driver’s best time. The use of reverse is illegal in
marshals may not work on or repair cars.
It is the Drivers responsibility to bring the vehicle to
the Tech table immediately following each race. Failure to
do so will result disqualification.
Any violation must be corrected BEFORE the car is raced. If
a car passes through "Tech Inspection" and a
technical illegality is over-looked, the vehicle is still
racer may front $50 for tech inspection for any car on the
track - if the car is found to be legal the $50 will be forfeited
and given to the legal racer.
- Batteries: Only sub-C size Nimh or lipo's. A maximum of 6 cells.
Tires: All tires must be factory available. All offroad
cars are required to run a factory available tire that is
specific to that scale car. i.e. No truck tires mounted on
1/8 scale rims.
Oval cars may run foam or rubber, but must be a factory
Chassis: The underside of the vehicle may not have any
sharp edges exposed; all screws not already recessed must be
of button type.
must have a front bumper that is made of a shock absorbing
material e.g. nylon, delrin, plastic, kydex etc. Front
bumpers must be mounted in such a way that they will contact
an object prior to any other portion of the car in a front
All cars must have a braking system capable of slowing the
vehicle to a complete stop
Clutches: All vehicles must have a clutch
between the engine flywheel and vehicle drive gear
Throttle Return: In case of failure, vehicles
must incorporate a return spring attached to the throttle
Rule and Tech Procedure
We are a paragon
free facility. Paragon or tire additives with wintergreen
oil will not be allowed. Previous paragon odors can be
removed with HOT water and dish detergent. You may have to
do this a few times. Tires will not be allowed to smell of
any type of mint. All tires must be wiped completely clean
with a cotton rag and go through tech, even prior to
practice. If a car goes onto the race track without passing
through tech that car will not race on that particular day,
regardless of when this occurs, including practice. If your
tires are not wiped dry to my standards, I will wipe your
tires clean with a rag prior to being placed on the race
1. All tires must
2. All tires must be completely free of any mint odor.
Please See rules
section on dirtoval.com - located here
All races will be 4
minutes in length, qualifiers will use Ifmar starts. Turn
marshals may not work on or repair cars. Any cars damaged
and placed in the infield will remain there until that race
is over. All drivers must turn marshal the race immediately
following their race. All cars will be made available for
tech inspection before and after race. Once a car has gone
through tech before the race it must go directly to the
track and not to pit area.
may be Foam tires or rubber tires may
be used but must be readily available for purchase (no
prototype tires) Tire additives that are used must be wiped
clean from the tires before any races or practice sessions.
No Grease, No Silicone or Silicone impregnated tires.
Limited Latemodel and 17.5 classes:
entering and racing in this class you agree to the
following. The engine, motor, esc and battery in the car is the responsibility of
the person driving the car. If you buy your engine, motor,
esc and battery from
someone or borrow a car or motor from someone and it
is illegal you will be disqualified and subject to the items
listed below. You agree to allow tech personnel to remove
and disassemble your motor at any time and agree that bumps
and jumps is not responsible for any damage that occurs even
if caused carelessness. You agree that upon request you will
immediately take the engine, motor, esc and battery out of the car and completely
tear it down to the bare block with bearings. You will do
this directly in the presence of tech supervision. You also
agree that if you refuse you will be assumed to be cheating
and subject to the below consequence. You further agree that
ANY engine, motor, esc and battery modification will be considered deliberate
and you will suffer a lifetime ban of running any limited
or 17.5 class in the future, in other words you would have to go run
the open class, where you are allowed to grind a crank or
rod or add ceramic bearings.
an item is not addressed in the rules listed here than you
should assume it is not legal.
17.5 Weekly Class may use the DODC pack or Venom
4000 mAh Lipo, this class must use the Novak Spec ESC and the
novak dodc 17.5 motor. All large events are required to use
a dodc battery.
cars must run 2-cell lipo pack. 13.5 motor may be used along with any 2-cell lipo.
13.5 motors may not measure lower than 19.2 micro henrys.
Racer is responsible for removal of motor and disassembly of
can for measurements. Mod is any 2 cell lipo and any
motor brushless or brushed.
Spec: DirtOval.com SPEC 13.5
MOTORS and DirtOval.com SPEC Li-Po 3200mah
batteries are the only motors and batteries legal for this
class. Sensored speed controls only.
All racers shall take every
precaution to insure safe charging and discharging
techniques with their batteries. To insure safe charging methods are followed by all
competitors, all batteries will be checked prior to each
race to ensure battery voltage is a maximum of 8.44 volts or
less. If the battery reads 8.45 or more you do not race.
Battery and motor temperature will also be checked with the following
pre-race procedure. A control pack and motor will be placed in the
tech area for the purpose of monitoring the pack
temperature. Checked batteries and motors shall be no more than 10° F above
or below the temp of the control pack or motor. No Freezing
Street Stock Rules
The body must be the McAllister
Camaro body - no additional braces, wings spoilers,
or doohickeys allowed
The only chassis allowed is the
standard RTR chassis. No
modifications may be made to the chassis.
Vehicle must be raced in its stock form. Battery must
be in stock location. No aftermarket or Hop up
replacement components may be installed. The
chassis must be stock, no aftermarket parts may be
added except front bumpers. All kits must
use their supplied components no mixing of any parts.
You may use anything that came in the OEM box. as
well as any shock oil, springs, spacers, or
any body mounts you choose. You may add weight any
place on the vehicle but may not modify the chassis
or suspension in any way, including removing weight.
the front & the rear suspension systems must
remain in stock form. Hop up replacement components may
installed, this includes different rear
toe plates or caster blocks.
All cars must use the stock 25 degree caster blocks
and stock 3 degree rear toe block. Wheel spacers may
Direct replacement parts are
all that is allowed allowed.
Ball Differentials are NOT permitted.
The part must
be a direct replacement part from the manual. You may
use any springs from any manufacturer and may add
limiters inside or outside shocks and use any shock
oil. You may add spacers to adjust anti squat or
front kick up. We have decided to allow the use of
an aluminum front pivot block or aluminum front
pivot block brace, and a rear aluminum camber link
modifications may be made to the steering system.
Original Kit parts only.
All kits must use their supplied components.
Original Kit electronics Speed Control.
Servo may be changed to any servo
with less than a $35 street price. You may install any Receiver you so
All kit's must run the motor that
was supplied in the kit. All cars must use the stock
81 tooth Spur and a 21 tooth pinion.
This class is limited to any 2S
7.4 Volt Lipo battery pack
The only tire permitted is the
custom works street tracks in the hard compound, you
may only use custom works rims front and rear.
Fronts must be on fronts and rears on rears. HB
compound tires are not permitted.