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2019 Kanabec County Fair Redneck Race 

Thursday July 25, 2019 and Friday July 26, 2019

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2019 Kanabec County Fair Redneck Race

Thursday July 25,and Friday July 26, 2019

    • payouts for first and second (not all classes)
    • $30 Registration Fee includes Driver
    • Pit passes for all others will be $20

     

    RACE CLASSES

    1. Car #1: 4-cylinder, front wheel drive.
    2. Car #2: 6&8-cylinder stock, front or rear wheel drive
      turbos, superchargers allowed. Must be OEM stock engine.
    3. Truck #1: 4- & 6-cylinder light trucks, rear wheel drive only. 4WD trucks
      allowed, front drive axle must be disconnected.
    4. Truck #2: 1/2 ton or bigger pickup trucks and full-size vans rear wheel drive (or 4-wheel drive must be disconnected from front wheels).
    5. SUV, Minivan, Jeep - front wheel or rear wheel drive, must be stock engine.
    6. Powder Puff: Girls can drive any vehicle priory raced] non payout

     

     

    Safety Information and Requirements

    • Must be at least 16 years of age to Drive.
      • 16-18years of age require Parent Signature
    • All vehicles must pass a pre-race safety inspection
    • Full Face Helmet or helmet and goggles must be worn at all times when on the race track
    • Seat Belts and Shoulder straps must be worn on the track at all times
    • Only authorized personnel will be allowed on the track
    • Antifreeze must be environmentally Friendly
    • Drivers must remain in dead car unless instructed to exit by an official or safety personal
    • Any Unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or pit crew will result in immediate disqualification from event with no refunds and possible removal from the fairgrounds
    • No hitting in the driver's door
    • Remove all glass
      • NO Glass, NO Windshields
    • Must have window net on driver’s door
    • All Vehicles must have a fire extinguisher
    • Consumption of drugs or alcohol by any driver is prohibited.
    • Kanabec County fair officials reserve the right to disqualify any drivers at any time if alcohol or drug use is expected.
    • Any Violation of the rules will result in disqualification from the event
    • Contest is governed by the judges, with all judge’s decisions final. 
      • Judges have the right to stop and disqualify participants at any time. 
      • Judges may examine any part of entered vehicle or driver. 
    • If disqualified your entry fee will not be refunded.
    • Registration cut off at 6:30pm

     

     

    MECHANICAL RULES & REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLES

     

    RADIATORS, GAS TANKS & BATTERIES

    • It is permissible to relocate the radiator to the rear of the vehicle.
    • The radiator must be mounted in a rigid manner so there is no risk of it bouncing loose or becoming disconnected.
    • It is permissible to disconnect and remove the stock fuel tanks and utilize an alternative fuel cell. Fuel cells must also be mounted with safety in mind, featuring rigid, secure mounting systems.
    • All electrical wiring must be routed away from the cell to avoid any potential combustion issues.
    • Front radiator and oil pan shielding allowed
    • Gas tank and fuel systems left in original position, or safely relocated
    • Battery tied down and Covered

     

    SUSPENSION & 4-WHEEL DRIVE

    • Stock suspension (OEM or Aftermarket suspensions are okay, no performance shocks,
      no changing geometry or mounting locations, okay to reinforce suspension and shock
      mounting must remain stock)
    • Four Wheel Drive Trucks-Front shaft must be removed.  
    • Four-wheel drive cars-rear shaft must be removed

     

    TIRES & MUD FLAPS

    • NEW any street legal or DOT approved tire.
      • Air only implements.
      • Beads on tires may be screwed to rims.
      • No split rims.
    • All Vehicles must have properly secured and sized mud flap

     

    BUMPERS & AIR BAGS

    • Similar to stock bumpers only, no sharp edges or over build bumpers
    • AIRBAGS MUST BE REMOVED

     

    DOORS

    • Doors have to remain shut at all times.
    • Doors must be chained
    • Door bars are allowed

     

    OTHER VEHICLE RULES

    • Tow point on front and back of vehicle
    • Access point to the hood, we must be able to get under the hood in case of engine fire
    • Vehicle number must be clear and legible on both sides of vehicle.
    • A vertical number must also be attached to the roof and legible from both sides.
    • All loose items, garbage, etc. must be removed from inside the car prior to arrival at the
      track

     

    We strongly encourage a full roll cage with halo or a have a 4-point roll cage
    that is welded or bolted to be fastened securely,

    • It must be made from at least a 1-1/4-inch diameter and .095' thickness.
    • The cage must be inside the car within two inches of the roof and truck and minivan cages must exceed 4 inches above the roof line
    • (We strongly encourage the use of 1 ½ inch OD tubing by 11 Gauge wall ERW STEEL TUBE)

     

    Vehicles will be inspected after pulling through the gate to the inspection area.

    • If a vehicle fails inspection, the driver will have the opportunity to correct the problem and will be allowed to be re-inspected.
    • NO vehicles may be removed from the trailer without passing inspection.
    • Once a vehicle passes inspection it will be given a visible indication that it has passed and be allowed to be unloaded.

     

    After inspection the driver must complete the registration form.

    • At that time the driver will also choose a washer containing a number.
      • This number is used to determine the first heats gate pick.
    • Second heat pole positions will automatically be the opposite of the first heat, allowing all racers to have a front row start in one heat.
    • A limited number of vehicles will be allowed to race in each class
      • This will be determined by the Race Officials based on the number of total vehicles registered in all classes.

     

    Driver will be allowed two laps, as a practice session.

    • This is meant to familiarize the drivers with the track and track conditions.
    • It is not meant to be a race or driven in an aggressive manner. 
    • Track staff will help monitor the number of laps being driven as well as watching for aggressive driving.

     

    All heats and pole positions will be announced.

    • Drivers are responsible for verifying they are in the correct heat.
    • Classes and heats will be called to the staging area by our announcer
    • Our staging director will send the cars to the starting area where they will be set into their starting locations by the track staff.

     

    The starting personnel will point at each vehicle and wait for a "thumbs up" from each driver. Once all drivers are ready, the starter will raise the green flag to start the race.

     

    All vehicles will race each other for the specified number of laps.

    • Aggressive Dangerous Driving will not be allowed. 
    • If a driver is identified as driving aggressively the track staff will point at the driver with a rolled or furrowed flag.
    • This is considered a warning.
    • If the aggressive driving continues, the track staff will wave a black flag at the vehicle
    • the driver is disqualified for that heat and must pull off the track.

     

    Track staff will use a yellow flag to signify that a there is an issue ahead of them on the course.

    • Drivers may continue but must pass through the area in a slow and safe manner.
    • Should the race need to stop due to a rollover, accident, mechanical breakdown, fire, etc., a red flag will be waved by track staff.
    • At that point the racing is stopped and drivers are expected to stay where they are until track officials tell them where they need to go.

     

    At the start of the final lap of racing, finish line track staff will display a while flag signifying you are now on your last lap of that race.

     

    A checkered flag will be used as drivers cross the finish line at the end of the race.