No driver will be allowed to participate in Stinger Racing at SSR if he/she drives in any other class of racing at Sunny South Raceway or any other Track.
Minimum age for class 14 years old. The Stinger’s are a FACTORY STOCK AUTOMOBILE. Stingers were developed in order to give the average spectator in attendance a chance to experience the thrill of Stock Car Racing with little or no experience and with a small financial investment. No driver will be allowed to participate in any other class of racing at Sunny South Raceway. Anything not specified in this set of rules must be factory stock for the year make and model of that vehicle. All parts must be in their original position from original manufacturer. If this set of rules do not specifically state any change/modification can be made, then that change/modification will be considered to be illegal unless otherwise approved by the S.S.R. Tech. Officials. The S.S.R. Tech Official will always have the final say so on the understanding and/or interpretation of these following rules. At any time before the feature event, the stingers could be going in the opposite direction of what they would normally run. You will be notified before this will take place.
1- Any factory OEM Import or Domestic car, 1980 or later four (4) cylinder powered front-wheel drive passenger vehicle.
2- Must be complete bumper-to-bumper body and frame as OEM Street legal for highway driving.
3- No convertibles
4- No cars with sunroofs, t-tops or any type of removable roof panel will be allowed to race. If a car has a sunroof, or t-tops it can be enclosed or covered with sheet metal (must be approved by S.S.R. Tech. Official) and allowed to compete.
5- No two-seater models allowed.
6- No mid-engine cars allowed.
7- FACTORY VIN NUMBER PLATE MUST BE IN THE ORIGINAL POSITION AND SHOW NO SIGNS OF TAMPERING.
8- The only exception to rule #7 will be made on certain models or makes that have the VIN Number Plate attached to the vinyl dashboard and must be removed due to a fire hazard (refer to rule #13 in the BODY section of these rules). In that case you must complete and have on file with S.S.R. a VIN Number Plate Form (filled out and approved) from the track with a photo (taken by one of the S.S.R. Track Officials) of the VIN Number Plate in its original OEM factory location before you start construction of that vehicle. NO EXCEPTIONS! After construction of this car is complete the VIN Number Plate will be permanently attached to the dash in as close to its original OEM Factory location as possible.
1- Roll cage must consist of continuous hoops not less than 1-1/2” O.D. and must have a wall thickness of at least .083” (no splicing main loop). Must be welded to the frame or unibody not bolted. Must be mounted in at least four (4) places (or in other words a 4-point cage). Low carbon mild steel, seamless tubing is recommended.
2- Roll cage must have three (3) door bars on driver side. Bars should be parallel to the ground and equally spaced.
3- No bars allowed outside the car body.
4- Must have two (2) windshield bars welded to the roll cage made of at least ½” tubing.
All springs and struts must be stock and in stock location.
1- Bodies must be metal, and/or completely OEM factory stock.
2- NO METAL (WHATSOEVER) WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE CUT OR HULLED ANYWHERE ON THE CAR WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE CLEARENCE OF THE THREE (3) DOOR BARS OF THE ROLL CAGE.
3- No modifications to the body of any kind will be allowed.
4- No weight rule.
5- No additional weight can be removed from the car.
6- No additional weight and be added to the car.
7- All doors must be welded shut.
8- All exterior trim, molding, additional chrome, antennas, side rear view mirrors, headlights, taillights, rubber parts, windshield wipers, and etc. must be removed from the car.
9- All glass regardless of its location must be removed from the car.
10- Front and rear bumpers must remain in there original OEM location. Additional bracing will be allowed.
11- If a bumper comes completely off the car or has any part of it touching the ground or is found to be in a dangerous position, that car will be black flagged and removed from competition until repairs can be made to the car.
12- The hood and trunk/hatchback lid must function on the original OEM factory stock hinges. There must be two (2) hood pins located on each hood and trunk/hatchback lid to insure that they do not open on the track due to the failure of the OEM latches.
13- All upholstery, plastic, carpet, or any other item in the interior that could cause a fire hazard must be removed from the car. If your car has the OEM Number Plate attached to any part of the interior that must be removed please refer to rule #8 in the CAR section of these rules.
14- Factory stock OEM steering parts only in their original factory stock location and configuration. No additional steering enhancements allowed. No removal of any factory stock OEM steering parts.
15- Quick release steering wheels are the only modification allowed to the factory stock steering, but not required.
16- Factory stock gauges may remain in the car.
17- One rearview mirror allowed.
18- Stock floor pan and stock front and rear firewalls must be maintained.