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2003 Open Late Model Shootout Rules and Car Specs




Race Format: 

Qualifying will be done on a passing points system. The top 20 in total accumulated points from the qualifying heat races will be qualified for the A feature. The top 6 in total points will have the opportunity to compete for there feature starting position in a 6 lap fast dash. The top 6 in total points will be inverted in the fast dash, and will start the A feature in the way they finished the dash. Drivers that are 21st on back in total points will be eligible to qualify in a consolation race. These cars will be lined up according to the total points accumulated from the heat races. Cars from the consolation races will be lined up behind the qualified cars according to their finishing position. There will be a total of 26 cars in the A feature. NO Provisionals. If there is a tie in total points the driver that accumulated points first will have precedence. Heat races will be 12 laps, consolation races will be 15 laps. Main events will be 50 Laps when competing for the standard purse. All event restarts will be double file restarts. The leader will start on the point, with second place having their choice of the inside or outside lane. Remainder of the field will fall in place as they were running. Two-day events will run time trials on the first day followed by heat races and consolation races. Heat races will be inverted four (4). Fastest six (6) drivers from time trials that have transferred from heat races to feature will qualify for the 6 lap dash. Drivers transferring from heat to feature event but not qualifying for dash will receive feature starting positions by heat race finish. No Non Qualifiers race. Tow Money: positions 4-8 from each consolation race will receive $200 tow money. The remainder of the field will receive $100. A competitor must attempt to qualify in a heat race and consolation race to receive any tow money.


UDTRA body rules apply. Wheelbase: 103  No tolerance.

Tires: will be the Hoosier spec D-55 LBS stamped WRS. May Not be grooved or siped.

Weight: 2300 lbs with driver after race. 25lbs weight break after 50 laps, 50lbs weight break after 100 laps.

Engines are open, Aluminum engine will be required to have 50lbs of total car weight in front of bellhousing. Cars may be required to add weight at Officials discretion.

Carburetor: up to a 850 CFM may be used.

No Radios.

Mud Plugs: foam or one piece beadlock / mud plug combination permitted.

Fuel: Gasoline only.  No carbon fiber wheels or brake components, No traction control devises.

Mufflers: Required 98 d.b.a. at 100 feet.

Interpretation of rules by the Officials will be final and binding.


1      $6000

2      $3000

3      $1800

4      $1600

5      $1400

6      $1150

7      $1000

8      $900

9      $800

10    $700

11    $600

12    $550

13    $500

14    $475

15    $450

16    $425

17    $400

18    $400

19    $400

20    $400

21    $400

22    $400

23    $400

24    $400

25    $400

26    $400


Entry Fee $50
Pit Passes $25
Standard 50 Lap Purse


2003 Open Late Model Shootout Rules and Specification.doc Microsoft Word Document

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Last modified: December 08, 2003

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