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Mighty Mites

 

BEGINNER CLASS

OUR MISSION:
TO PROVIDE A SAFE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR NOVIE RACERS.  PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN THE BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF RACE PROCEDURE, SUCH AS:  PIT AREA STAGING, RACE TRACK ENTRY AND EXIT, FLAG COMMUNICATION, LAP COUNTING AND RACING SPORTSMANSHIP.
THIS DIVISION IS A INSTRUCTIONAL, NON-POINT, NON-PAY OUT AWARDING CLASS.  ALL DRIVERS WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENT WILL RECEIVE A TROPHY AND WILL BE PARTICIPANTS IN THE SUNNYSOUTH YEAR END RACE BANQUET.
ALL TEAMS MUST SIGN AND ABIDE BY A CODE OF CONDUCT AGREEMENT.
THIS CLASS IS INTENDED FOR THE FUN AND LEARNING OF OUR CHILDREN.  THIS IS A COMPLETE ENTRY LEVEL, INSTRUCTIONAL CLASS, NOT INTENDED TO BE A COMPETATIVE RACE CLASS AT THIS TIME.


RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS
PARTICIPANTS:

4 YEARS TO 10 YEARS OLD WITH NO PRIOR KART RACING EXPERIENCE, ENTRY LEVEL ONLY.  MUST BE MINIMUM AGE OF 4 YEARS ON OR BEFORE DATE OF RACING EVENT.
MAXIMUM AGE OF 8 YEARS ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 1, 2012.

KART SPECIFICATIONS:

  1.  WKA APPROVED, JR CHAMP OR JR SPORTSMAN FACTORY BUILT CHASSIS.  NO HOMEMADE OF CONVERTED KARTS PERMITTED.
  2. MUST HAVE NOSE PIECE, RIGHT AND LEFT SIDE PANELS.
  3. FIBERGLASS, PLASTIC OR ALUMINUM SEAT ONLY.  BOLT ON HEAD AND SHOULDER RESTRAINT PERMITTED.
  4. WEIGHT JACK PERMITTED.
  5. SPINDLE:  ANY WKA APPROVED.
  6. MINIMUM WEIGHT WITH DRIVER:  250 LBS.
  7. MAXIMUM LEFT SIDE PERCENT IS 54.
  8. ALL BOLT ON BALLAST MUST BE PAINTED WHITE WITH KART NUMBER PRESENT.
  9. ALL BALLAST MUST BE SECURELY BOLTED IN PLACE, NO HOSE CLAMP OR STRAP PERMITTED.  MINIMUM BOLT SIZE 5/16 AND ALL BOLTS MUST BE DOUBLE NUTTED; NO EXCEPTIONS.
  10. DISC BRAKE ON REAR AXLE ONLY.
  11. NO MINIMUM OR MAXIMUM RIDE HEIGHT.
  12. MUST HAVE EASY TO READ NUMBER ON EACH SIDE PANEL AND NOSE PIECE.
  13. MINIMUM NUMBER HEIGHT IS 6 INCHES.
  14. CASTER, CAMBER, TOE:  ANY SETTING PERMITTED
  15. FRONT AND REAR APPROVED BUMPER REQUIRED, SIDE PANEL BARS REQUIRED.

TIRES AND WHEELS:

  1.  BOX STOCK ONLY.
  2. NO COMPOUND ALTERATION PERMITTED.
  3. NO CUTTING, GRINDING OR TRUING PERMITTED.
  4. RIGHT SIDE:  MAXXIS 11 X 6.00 X 6 MOUNTED ON 8.5” WHEEL.
  5. LEFT SIDE:  MAXXIS 10.5 X 4.50 X 6 MOUNTED ON 6” WHEEL.
  6. MAXIMUM TIRE CIRCUMFERANCE 34 1/4”.
  7. MAXIMUM TIRE PRESSURE:  10 PSI, PRE AND POST RACE.
  8. ALL TIRES MUST BE PURCHASED FROM THUNDERBOLT RACE ENGINES.

 

ENGINE:

  1.  212 CC PREDATOR BOX STOCK ONLY, PART #68120 FROM HARBOR FREIGHT.
  2.  RPM MAXIMUM WILL BE SET AT 3600.
  3. ALL PARTS MUST REMAIN STOCK WITH EXCEPTIONS LISTED BELOW *(FOR SAFETY).
  4. AIR FILTER 4” ANGLE FILTER.
  5. AIR FILTER ADAPTER.
  6. 87 OCTANE PUMP GAS ONLY, NO ADDITIVE.
  7. SYNTHETIC 5/30 ONLY.
  8. ENGINE MOUNTING PLATE ANGLE OPTIONAL.
  9. SPARK PLUG:  CHAMPION 415
  10. EXHAUST:  A.K.R.A. HEADER AND MUFFLER ONLY FOR BOX STOCK CLASS.
  11. *STOCK FUEL TANK REMOVED FROM ENGINE.
  12. PLATE FOR FUEL PUMP MOUNTING WILL BE INSTALLED IN LOCATION OF REMOVED TANK.
  13. PLASTIC OR ALUMINUM FUEL TANK TO BE MOUNTED ON CENTER OF FLOOR PAN.
  14. ALL ENGINES TO BE SET UP BY THUNDERBOLT RACE ENGINES LOCATED AT 14339B SHELL BELT ROAD, BAYOU LA BATRE, AL, 36509, PHONE 251-824-7983, OR MAY BE PURCHASED AT SUNNY SOUTH FOR APPROXIMATELY $672.00

 

CLUTCH AND DRIVE TRAIN:    

  1.  STOCK NORTH AMERICAN 14 TOOTH ONLY.
  2.  NUMBER 35 CHAIN.
  3. AXLE SPROCKET:  67 TOOTH ONLY, NO SKIP TOOTH SPROCKET

 

SAFETY:

  1.  5 POINT HARNESS, 2” MINIMUM WIDTH BELTS.
  2. FLAT BOTTOM STEERING WHEEL ONLY.
  3. ONE OR TWO PIECE FIRE RETARDENT SUIT REQUIRED WITH MINIMUM SFI 1 RATING.
  4. GLOVES REQUIRED, MINIMUM SFI 3.3/1 RATING.
  5. FULL FACE HELMET REQUIRED, MINIMUM SFI 24.1/2005 RATING.
  6. RACING SHOES, MINIMUM SFI 3.3A/5 RATING.
  7. PUSH BUTTON KILL SWITCH WITHIN DRIVER REACH.
  8. HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINT REQUIRED, HANS HUTCHINS OR NECK COLLAR PERMITTED.
  9. ARM RESTRAINT MANDATORY.
  10. ENGINE MOUNTED CHAIN GUARD REQUIRED.
  11. ALL BELTS AND SAFETY GEAR TO BE CURRENT DATE.
  12. RACECEIVER REQUIRED (AVAILABLE FROM SUNNYSOUTH).

 

ENGINE PROCEDURE:

  1.  PURCHASE PREDATOR 212 CC PART #68120 FROM HARBOR FREIGHT.
  2. DELIVER UNOPENED BOX STOCK ENGINE TO:  THUNDERBOLT  RACE ENGINE LOCATED AT 143390B SHELL BELT ROAD, BAYOU LA BATRE, AL 36509 (PHONE-251-824-7983).
  3. THE ENGINE WILL BE PREPARED AND WILL BE COMPLETELY READY FOR USE AT THE TIME OF PICK UP. 
  4. ENGINE PREP WILL INCLUDE:
  5.  TANK REMOVAL
  6. FUEL PUMP MOUNTING BRACKET AND INSTALLATION
  7.  FUEL PUMP, IN LINE FUEL FILTER, FUEL LINE
  8. DRILL, TAP AND CONNECT VACUUM HOSE FOR FUEL PUMP
  9. VENT HOSE FOR RESERVOIR
  10. CLUTCH AND INSTALLATION
  11. CHAIN GUARD AND INSTALLATION
  12. DRILL AND INSTALL JET
  13. AIR FILTER ADAPTER AND INSTALLATION
  14. AIR FILTER AND PRE FILTER
  15. BREAK-IN OIL
  16. ENGINE SEALS
  17. HEADER, MUFFLER AND BRACE
  18. THROTTLE CABLE CONNECTING HARDWARE
  19. THROTTLE RETURN SPRING
  20. RUN ENGINE ON DYNO TO SET RPM AT 3600, THROTTLE STOP SET AND MARKED
  21.  ENGINES WILL BE NUMBERED AND IMPOUNDED.
  22. ENGINE INCLUDES ALL ABOVE LISTED COMPONENTS.
  23. COMPLETE ENGINE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE IMPOUND CONTAINER FOR APPROXIMATELY $672.00

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