1- Engines must be stock for year make, and model of vehicle and in the original OEM stock location with OEM motor mounts.
2- Fuel Injection or Throttle Bodies are allowed if they are original OEM equipment for that year, make, and model as per the factory records according to the VIN number plate.
3- No Turbo Charged or Rotary engines allowed.
4- No after market parts allowed anywhere on the car.
5- No claim on the engines will be allowed in this class.
6- No modifications allowed to the engine, factory stock in all aspects.
7- All cars must retain ALL FACTORY COMPONETS WHATSOEVER according to the cars VIN number plate such as factory installed A/C compressors, Smog Pumps, etc… with the exception of all unnecessary belts to the operation of the car for racing purposes may be removed.
8- Stock Ignition system only for year, make, and model. No racing or performance enhancing units allowed.
9- All cars must have a properly working starter.
10- Radiators must be factory stock for the year, make, and model of the car and mounted in the original OEM mounted location with the factory drip bottle or reservoir in place and functioning at all times for overflow protection.
11- Must have the original factory stock exhaust manifold for year, make, and model of car. Tail pipes must extend past the rear bar of the roll cage. The catalytic converter and muffler may be removed.
12- All four brakes must be in proper working order and cannot be modified in any way.
13- NO ANTI-FREEZE OR COOLANT ALLOWED.
Transmission & Drive Train:
1- Transmission weather it be automatic or manual must be the factor stock OEM for the year, make, and model for that car as per the VIN number plate.
2- Must be mounted in the original OEM position.
3- Transmission must have all forward and reverse factory stock gears functioning in proper order.
4- Only factory OEM stock replacement clutches allowed. No modifying, and no aftermarket, or high performance clutches allowed.
5- No after market, or high performance parts whatsoever anywhere.
6- Must use the OEM stock shifter.
7- Factory stock OEM drive train only per VIN number plate.
8- Differential must remain factory stock and cannot be locked.
9- No modifications whatsoever to the factory stock OEM suspension.
10- No racing or performance enhancing springs, shocks, sway bars, bushings, etc.
Tires & Wheels:
1- All wheels must be factory stock OEM (diameter & width) for that year, make, and model of car as per the VIN number plate.
2- No racing or performance enhancing wheels allowed.
3- Wheels cannot be modified in any way such as moving wheel centers or having the wheel widened.
4- No wheel spacers allowed.
5- Longer wheel studs will be allowed, and larger lug nuts are recommended.
6- All four (4) tires must be D.O.T. legal with an “S” or “T” speed rating.
7- No tire allowed with a “V”,“W”, or “Y” speed rating or any type of high performance tread or compound.
8- No retreads or recaps allowed.
9- All four tires must be the same size. No staggering, or size mixing of tire sizes (Example: 4ea. P195/75R 14).
10- Tires will be the proper size for that year, make, and model car as per the VIN number plate.
11- Tires must have a minimum tread depth of 2/32” anywhere on the tire surface.
12- No tire shall have a durometer reading softer than 58 points or that tire will be considered illegal.
13- Each tire must have a minimum air pressure of 25-PSI when going through TECH. following the race.
14- Holes created by the removal of the headlights and taillights must be covered with solid material.
15- Holes created by the removal of the factory grill must be covered with some type of expanded metal.
16- Minimal ground clearance from the ground to the lowest part of the cars frame unibody or any part of the cars body will be 4-1/2”.
1- All cars must have an aluminum-racing seat mounted to the roll cage. No floor mounted seats allowed.
2- All cars must have a safety harness with a minimum strap width of 3” and a submarine strap (or in other words a 5-point harness).
3- All drivers must wear a Snell 95 rated or better helmet.
4- All cars must have a Fire Extinguisher (dry chemical only) on board mounted securely and within easy reach of the driver.
5- All cars with an electric fuel pump must have a ON – OFF switch in easy reach of the driver and yet easily reached by a track official or safety worker.
6- Window nets required. The SSR Tech. official must approve the type and mounting.
7- All drivers must wear apparel/shoes approved by SSR Tech Official. Long Pants and Long Sleeved shirts and ‘Driving’ Shoes are recommended. Beach attire will NOT be approved. No open-toed shoes, sandals or Flip-Flops will be allowed. Croc’s not allowed.
***Drivers attire can be checked at anytime for compliance.***
Fuel & Fuel Tank:
1- Gasoline only (not to exceed 110 octane).
2- No Alcohol, or nitrous ($500.00 fine)
3- All cars will have the original fuel tank for that year, make, and model mounted in the original OEM position with the addition of two (2) steel straps (2” X 1/8” or better) attached from frame rail to frame rail. In the case that your car has no frame the straps must be welded to the unibody.
1- No weight transferring devices of any kind such as traction control ($500.00).
2- No racing radios (one way or two way) allowed.
3- The use of hazardous chemicals or heavy metals or materials as defined by the E.P.A. will result in the car being impounded and turned over to the E.P.A. immediately. Car owner and/or driver will be held responsible.
4- No electronic monitoring or computer devices capable of storing, transferring, or transmitting information. Only OEM factory stock gauges or basic aftermarket gauges such as oil pressure, oil temp. Etc. will be allowed.
5- All cars must be professionally painted, neat in appearance and lettered (please refer to SSR General Track Rules #18). Badly damaged cars must be straightened and/or repaired to minimum technical standards. Sunny South Raceway Officials may deny a car from competing if it does not meet the minimum acceptable standards as mentioned above.
6.The most recent Past Champion of the Novice Stinger Class will be required to move up to the Pro Stinger Class in any subsequent racing season.
7.Any Novice Stinger driver attaining 3 wins in the same racing season will move up to the Pro Stinger Class for the next race, and take his/her accumulated points up with them
PLEASE READ THE ABOVE RULES VERY CAREFULLY. KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS IS A STOCK ENTRY LEVEL CLASS AND IT’S UP TO EVERYONE TO KEEP IT THAT WAY.
Sunny South Raceway reserves the right to change specifications procedures and/or modify the Stinger rules at any time it sees fit.