Dunn Hill 2 Speedway Located off Route 414 Monroeton, PA 18832
Speedway Tech Inspectors: Bill Price, Sr. Dale Shoemaker Jim Champi
2010 General Rules
1. Car numbers will be assigned by individual track handicapper. Whenever possible, requested number will be assigned, but the handicapper reserves the right to issue all numbers in order to prevent duplication and maintain proper records.
2. All numbers will be limited to two (3) digits. No reflecting numbers allowed.
3. If numbers "3", "6", "8" or "9" are used, make sure they are distinguishable. Do not let nerf bars block visibility.
4. Team cars must be clearly distinguishable from one another using different numbers.
5. The number of cars to be qualified in each heat will be decided by the track handicapper and announced before the first heat or each event.
6. If a driver qualified 2 or more cars, he must drive the last car qualified in the feature race. The other cars are not eligible. Car and driver must be qualified except for guaranteed starters whose have made an attempt to qualify.
7. All changes must be reported to the handicapper. All drivers that change cars must go to the rear (driver’s responsibility).
8. Each driver must have their own number registered with the handicapper. This number must be on car or truck that the driver races for each event. You may share a car, but not a number.
9. A 1099 form must be completed by all race teams before any race winnings or points will be awarded.
1. One-Way-Radio is mandatory for every driver in all divisions. Two-Way-Radios maybe used in a race over 50 laps for the Sportsman Modifieds ONLY.
2. All cars are subject to inspection at any time and must be free from mechanical defects and be in safe racing condition.
3. Driver’s seat must be high back racing seat securely fastened to frame or cage in six spots, four (4) on the bottom of the seat, and two bolts (2) on seat back. Six (6) 3/8" bolts minimum. Seats mounted over drive lines must have a minimum 1/8" steel plate under and up the back 4" and be as wide as the seat.
4. Drive Shaft Loops mandatory. Must be approved by Tech Inspectors.
5. Mandatory functional padded head rest must be in line with center of driver's head.
6. Mandatory-shock resistant roll bar padding on all bars that drivers head may come in contact with while strapped in seat.
7. Mandatory 3" wide Safety Belt and Shoulder Harness with 2 belts over the shoulder and of the quick release type. Also minimum of one submarine strap. All belts must be securely fastened to the frame of the cage. No older than 5 years. No cuts in belts or dry rot allowed. Must have manufacturer's stamp and date of manufacture. MANDATORY 5- POINT HARNESS.
Note: Must have a Hans Device to run a 2 inch step down belt. No exceptions.
8. Authorized 4 wheelers only allowed in pit area. Any unauthorized 4 wheelers will be ASKED TO BE PUT AWAY! No Driving of the 4 Wheelers in Grandstand area.
9. It is required that all drivers wear a helmet. SNELL 2000 rating mandatory. Fire suits, belts, harness and submarine strap must be used at ALL times. MANDATORY: Full face helmet, all restraints, gloves, and racing shoes.
10. It is mandatory that a full screen of substantial material (no chicken wire or aluminum) must cover half the windshield area.
11. Roll Cage: Steel roll bars are compulsory. Front and rear bars must be connected at top (cage type) and at bottom of both sides at seat height. Side bars are compulsory with a minimum of four (4) side bars. An additional roll bar must be installed across bottom of the dashboard extending from the left bar leg to the right bar leg. On the left side, the four bars must be connected by the use of two (2) rows of vertical bars. On the right, the four bars must be connected by the use of one row of vertical bars. All roll bars must be welded and must not be less than .095” thick. No pipe fittings allowed. Bars must have gusset plate welded in at stress joints. A one-inch bar for brace in middle of windshield opening. All pipe must be new. No material that shows rust marks or deterioration allowed.
12. Nerf Bars: All Nerf Bars must be one piece of pipe bent on both ends and welded to the frame or roll cage, maximum of 1 1/2-inch diameter. No more than 2-inches from the body.
13. Fire walls: A firewall, not less than 20 gauge thickness, must be installed between the rear deck (trunk) section and the drivers compartment.
14. Floor board must at least extend to back of drivers' seat. If battery is located in gas tank compartment, battery terminals must be insulated with 1/2" of rubber. Battery must be adequately secured and enclosed.
15. No pressure tanks allowed on fuel systems.
16. No unprotected gas line to run through driver's compartment. No cast iron fittings.
17. Wheels must have a minimum of five (5) lug nuts. No knock off hubs. Right front must be an approved hub.
18. No glass bowl on fuel pump allowed.
19. Exhaust headers must be safe for driver and exit behind driver's seat.
20. No mirrors allowed or radios allowed except Dunn Hill 2 Speedway One-way-radio.
21. All numbers at least 18" high on both doors, roofs, and rear back and 9" number on front. NUMBERS MUST CONTRAST THE COLOR OF YOUR CAR.
22. TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR RACE CAR!
23. IF A TOW HOOK IS NOT PRESENT IN THE FRONT AND REAR AND A TRACK OFFICIAL HAS TO REMOVE A PANEL TO HOOK THEN YOUR WILL SIT IN THE INFIELD UNTIL THE FINAL OF THE AFTERNOON RACE IS OVER. TAKE THIS AS YOUR WARNING.
24. Inspector reserves the right to request body sheet metal to be replaced and painted should it be necessary. 6 days are allowed to correct problem or $50.00 fine for all events after that until problem is fixed. Fine money going to point fund.
25. Any fuel type hose may be used for fuel line. Steel braided recommended.
26. A reinforced member of the same kind and size material as that used in the roll cage, or chassis shall be installed to the rear of the fuel tank, joining the rear-most portion of the chassis. Fuel tank must be secured by at least three (3) steel straps; each strap must be a minimum of 1" wide. Each strap shall be bolted with at least two (2) 5/16"-3 line bolts. There must also be a one way safety valve in vent line.
27. The fuel shut off valve shall be labeled ON/OFF with a bright colored paint and must be located within the drivers reach.
28. All vehicles MUST have an ignition switch which is easily accessible within the driver’s compartment. The ignition switch MUST be labeled ON/OFF with a bright colored paint.
29. Two throttle return springs and a steel toe loop on gas pedal is mandatory.
30. FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: All crews must carry operable fire extinguishers capable of putting out all fires with gauge 5lb. minimum-ABC classification. On board flame-out system recommended for car.
31. No drums of fuel on track premises.
32. No wording painted on car that may be offensive.
33. It is mandatory that the Driver's side Door Panel, and Roof be on the race vehicle at all times.
34. Driver’s windows must have screen netting - Mandatory all classes and must be up whenever on the track racing.
35. All plastic and die cast grills and chrome must be removed.
36. All cars are subject to safety and legality inspection at any time by track inspectors. Track inspectors have the final decision; any discrepancies with officials, the car may be disqualified.
37. All drive shafts & extra weight must be painted white with car number.
38. No electric fuel pumps.
39. No oil coolers in driver’s compartment. No vent holes.
40. Feature winners must stop at the designated area for Victory Circle ceremonies or driver and car will be disqualified and will lose all points and money for the night's racing events unless authorized by the lead flagman.
41. ANY action detrimental to Dunn Hill 2 Speedway or to racing in general will be punishable by indefinite suspension by Dunn Hill 2 Speedway Management.
42. Any driver that stops on the race track to intentionally draw the yellow flag – for any purpose will be parked for the remainder of that race.
43. In the event of a serious injury Dunn Hill 2 Speedway reserves the right to impound any car involved in the accident
44. The management reserves the right to change any rules or guidelines if they deem necessary.
45. Anyone found in violation of any rule will not be allowed to compete until an inspection by the head tech inspector is found to be satisfactory
46. At any time each and every competitor agrees to allow Dunn Hill 2 Speedway track tech inspectors to check their crate motor with any testing devices they have available
47. Dunn Hill 2 Speedway reserves the right to take any crate motor at any time for further testing, at an approved dynamometer facility, if it measures within GM specification is will be returned with no penalties.
48. If the motor does not test within GM specifications it will be disassembled by the approved machine shop. If it is determined to have been altered in any way to improve performance, the motor will become the property of Dunn Hill 2 Speedway. In addition a loss of all points to that date in the season, loss of all money for that race, and a 30 day suspension from speedway races.
49. Refusal to allow the motor to be taken will result in loss of points to that date in the season, loss of all money for that race, and a 1 year suspension from all DIRT sanctioned events. In addition all serial numbers on the motor will be recorded and distributed to all DIRT sanctioned tracks and will forever be placed on an illegal parts list.
50. ANYTHING NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED IN THIS RULE BOOK WILL BE CONSIDERED ILLEGAL UNTIL APPROVED BY TRACK PROMOTERS.
51. DUNN HILL 2 SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS reserves the right to confiscate and or in pound any part(s) that has been determined to be illegal. If a part is confiscated for further evaluation it will be the responsibility of the car driver/owner to prove legality of said item. If it is determined to be legal, it will be returned. Returning parts that have been determined to be illegal will be at the discretion of speedway management.
THE TOWER IS FOR TRACK OFFICIALS ONLY!
1. Complaints on or off the track will be conducted in a professional manner. Flagrant violation of this rule will be two (2) nights off racing, disqualification. 2nd violation will be one calender year.
2. No one will enter the tower/pit shack or cross the track in any situation without consent from the pit steward. Pit officials have phone and radio contact with judges' towers and will resolve any problems that may occur. Anyone disobeying this rule or order of any official may be subject to a fine and/or suspension and/or loss of points.
3. No drinking or intoxicants by any participants allowed at any time before or during the racing program, or any evidence thereof by any driver, owner or crew member. NO ALCOHOL IN THE PITS!!
4. At all race events, driver and owner assume the responsibility for the action of their pit crew in every respect. The driver and owner shall be the only spokesperson for the car and pit crew.
5. In the event of a disagreement; any member taking physical action against an individual or personal property, for any reason, is automatically fined and a suspension for the rest of the year. If owner, the suspension includes the owner's car. Suspension and fine may be extended at the discretion of officials and/or management. Police will be contacted.
6. Anyone deliberately disobeying an order of any official is subject to a fine plus suspension and the car he is connected with will not be allowed to participate in future events until fine is paid.
7. NO EXCESSIVE SPEEDING IN THE PIT AREA. CHIEF PIT STEWARD WILL ENFORCE THIS RULE. FINE WILL BE PLACED IF FOUND SPEEDING.
8. Only safety crew and wrecker crews will be allowed on the track in the event of an accident. At no time will pit crew personnel be allowed on the track.
9. No repairs to be made on the track at any time, you must pull into the pits to make any repairs no matter how minor. During restarts if a car needs oil, water or any attention and pulls off the track for any reason, this car must restart in the scratch position.
10. Each car will start each event on his own power or will go to the rear.
11. All drivers must be ready to compete and have their cars in line before each event enters the track or they will be sent to the rear.
12. Any car not taking the initial green flag may not enter that race at any time.
13. Starter has complete charge of track while racing. No protest allowed on starters decision.
14. If there is an accident before the first lap is official, the field will be completely restarted with the car or cars bringing about the restart being put to the rear of the field.
15. On a caution or red flag, any car going to the infield or pit area must return to the rear of the field.
16. All restarts will be double file. Unless lead flagman decides to restart single file for safety or time related reasons.
A. All Classes: No speeding in the pits; if determined to be speeding, automatic disqualification will result. If a driver stops on the track for any reason (unless directed by an official) once he has started, he will be directed to the back of the field. If a part is loose on a car, and an official elects to pull it off, the car would restart at the rear. If the official stops the car, but feels it is safe to continue as is, the car would restart in the position it was running. Drivers meetings are mandatory.
B. On original starts, the green flag will fly when the front row reaches the cone. No one may pull out of line until they are past the restart cone in turn 4. On a restart, the first lap down car must line up behind the last lead lap car, then the cars will be doubled up for the restart. The first lap down car will receive one lap back during this process. If a car is out of line or touches the cone, the driver will be penalized 2 spots (or 2 spots per car passed) at the end of the race, or the first caution whichever comes first. On a red flag, all cars must stop As Soon As Possible and should stop on the high side of the track without driving through the scene of the accident or as directed by the on- board one-way radio communications from an official. No crews or tools are allowed on the track. On a fuel stop, just two crew members per car with fuel and tear-offs only will be permitted on the track. When the white flag (or One-togo signal) is displayed prior to restarting the race, no car may enter the track (violators will be black-flagged). Cars pulling into the pits for repairs must clear the track sufficiently so that the race may continue or be restarted. Violators will not be allowed to continue that event. No repairs may be made on the track on a yellow flag. Repairs under a red flag condition may be made only by the driver and no tools may be used. A car may be sent to the rear for a variety of reasons, including: 1- causing the restart, 2- going to the pits for repairs/changes, 3- stopping for any reason. A car may be disqualified from a race for a variety of reasons, including: 1- working on the car on the track with tools, 2- having stopped motion two times unassisted, 3- intentionally delaying a race. In the event of a gap caused by a missing car on a start, the entire row moves up.
17. Any driver guilty of violating any of the flag or light rules will be penalized at the discretion of the starter or race director.
18. Any driver causing excessive delays in a race, such as spinning out three times on his own will be disqualified at starters discretion or race directors discretion.
19. Rough riding will be left up to the discretion of the starter or race director. If he feels that the occasion warrants, whether intentional or not, a fine maybe handed out and/or suspension will be levied. Fined driver will not be allowed to compete until the fine is paid. All fines will be distributed at the track operator’s discretion. ANY DRIVER THAT INTERNATIONALLY TAKES ANOTHER DRIVERS CAR OUT OF THE RACE AND THAT CAR CANNOT FINISH, YOU WILL NOT FINISH, YOU WILL BE PARKED. TAKE THIS AS YOUR WARNING!
20. ANY PERSON VIOLATING THESE RULES OR SPECIFICATIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE, EXPULSION, OR BOTH, DEPENDING ON THE CASE.
21. All races will have a time limit of 1 minute per lap in the scheduled race. Red flags do not count toward the time limit
22. Dunn Hill 2 Speedway tech officials reserve the right to use any and all tools at their disposal. Their decision is FINAL.
Any driver who does not obey the flag rules will be subject to disqualification. Where light signals are also used, a definite understanding concerning these signals in relation to the flag shall be made before the race.
GREEN FLAG - Start of the race.
YELLOW FLAG - Caution, go slow, single file, hold position - NO PASSING
RED FLAG - Danger, race stops immediately.
BLACK FLAG - Go to the pit immediately for consultation.
BLUE FLAG with YELLOW STRIPE or MARKER - For passing and will be displayed only to cars that are being lapped.
WHITE FLAG - One lap to go.
CHECKERED FLAG - End of race.
GREEN FLAG - On an original Green Flag all cars must stay in line until it passes the starters stand. On restarts, racing resumes immediately upon display of green flag or green light. Pole man (leader) sets pace. If the Race Leader chooses outside pole, he gives up the right to set the pace.
YELLOW FLAG - The Yellow Flag signifies caution and this flag will be given to the first car passing the starter. After the yellow flag is displayed, cars must hold position until either the green flag is again displayed or the red flag, which would automatically stop the race.
1. Any car falling out of position during caution flag must start scratch. The only exceptions are if the car is coming to start-finish line to either check his position or inform the starter of a track hazard. (The rule is designed to keep the race under as little delay as possible. Sometimes it will work to the driver's advantage, other times, disadvantage, but as long as we all understand the rule, we will have little or no problems getting restarted again.)
2. Any car involved in or spins to avoid an accident where the yellow flag is displayed must pick up position in the field wherever they fall in. All others maintain position.
3. In the event a pace car is used, no car may pass the pace car. Any car passing the pace car will lose a lap.
4. Passing under caution will be penalized two (2) positions for each car passed at the discretion of the officials.
5. When the caution flag flies, cars will fall into single file, passing car giving way to the lead car. The passing car must be completely ahead to assume the forward position. In any dispute in line up, line up will be decided by last completed lap, at the discretion of the flagman.
6. In championship circuit events in which yellow flagged laps count and are scored, the race must finish under green-white-checkered.
RED FLAG - In the event of a Red Flag, the driver may do any work on the car he is able to do without the use of tools. All major work must be done in the pit area. Any driver delaying the restart of the race will be disqualified. DO NOT move your car on a Red Flag.
BLACK FLAG - Drivers shall not continue in the race after getting the Black Flag. He must slow down and keep clear of all other cars in the race and pull into the pits at the first opportunity. Failure to obey the Black Flag will result in disqualification or suspension. Scoring will stop immediately.
BLUE & YELLOW FLAG (Move Over) 1. This flag will be displayed to a driver to tell him that he is about to be lapped by a leading car. The lapped car must obey by moving over and allowing the lapping car or cars to go by.
2. A driver who uses the Blue & Yellow Flag to his advantage by passing a car that has slowed to obey the flag, at discretion of the starter, will be penalized two (2) positions.
3. A driver who ignores the Blue & Yellow Flag, at the discretion of the starter, will be disqualified or penalized an appropriate number of positions.
1. A Protest of race results must be made to the Pit Steward within ten (10) minutes of the official announcement of the order of finish. A recheck of scoring will then be made if necessary and these results will be considered final. Only driver protests on racing results will be considered. THE PROTEST MUST BE HAND WRITTEN AND THE PROTEST MONEY MUST BE WITH IT.
2. If a race result is protested, the track promoter can, at his discretion, delay purse distribution until the matter is ultimately decided.
3. Any car and/or driver who has been disqualified (example: violation of flagman or officials' order; violation of tech rules; fighting or excessive aggravation to officials, spectators or pit crew member, etc.) will lose their points and monies for that racing event. All finishing positions will remain the same with the disqualified car's monies being added to the drivers' point fund.
Pit Area Information for Children 18 and Under
The Minor Release Forms must be completed for all children under the age of 18 who enters the Pit Area and they must be notarized! You can find them available on the rules page.
In order to have them notarized at the track a parent or legal guardian must be present with valid Identification and a copy of the minors birth certificate or they cannot be in the pit area. No Exceptions.
No Children Under the Age of 12 will be permitted in the Pit Area.