Street Stocks


SPECIAL NOTE: If you or your team have questions about building a car, or you need an explanation of a rule please contact your Class Rep. One of their jobs is to work with you.

Class Rep: Bill Manker 208-280-0864
Pit Steward: Dale Miles 208-539-2342

Just because it isn’t in the rules does not make it legal!! If there is a question, Ask first! Save yourself time and Money!!

  1. ELIGIBLE CARS
    1. Any North American made car 1950 or newer. No two seat sports cars, station wagons, convertibles, Jeeps, front, four, or all-wheel drive vehicles are allowed.
    2. Fuel injection cars are allowed upon Tech approval.
  2. CAR WEIGHT
    1. All weights will be evaluated with driver in driving position. All minimums must be met at all times.
    2. All cars must weigh a minimum of 3300 lbs. (with driver) with a maximum of 55% left side weight.
    3. Cars will be weighed before the start of the race. Once weighed, any car returning to their pit will be weighed again before allowed to race.
    4. Added car weight must be painted white, or highly visible silver, with car numbers included in block form (no Pellets), and must be securely fastened in place.
  3. GENERAL BODY REQUIREMENTS
    1. Original dimensions of all car bodies must remain as manufactured except changes which may be necessary for tire clearance. Fenders may not be altered other than for tire clearance. Any car not appearing stock may be penalized or not allowed to compete at the discretion of the tech.B. Body must be stock steel. Aftermarket noses are allowed. All cars must have complete bodies, hoods, fenders, and bumpers in good condition at the official start of the race. Body may not be offset on the centerline of the chassis.
    2. A full windshield, in good condition, is recommended. Lexan or poly-carbonate may be used in lieu of standard safety glass.
    3. Safety belts must be bolted to the cage as per manufacturer’s recommendations.
    4. All doors must be welded or bolted shut. Stock floorboard must be complete from the rear package tray to front firewall. Driver must be well shielded from tires and driveline. The car must have a stock front firewall in stock location. All holes must be patched. Rear firewall must completely protect driver from fuel cell and rear tires.
    5. Radiator supports are allowed. Material will be no larger than 2″ schedule 40 or equivalent. Nose hoops are recommended but are not to be built as battering rams.
    6. Spoilers must be a, solid, non-adjustable part of the body, which controls the flow of air over one surface only. A front spoiler may be used with board approval. The optional nonadjustable spoiler must be installed a minimum of 3″ behind the lower trailing edge of the bumper and cannot extend over 2″ below the lowest point of the frontal area. The maximum width of the front spoiler cannot exceed 50″ inches. Front spoilers, as well as all of their support brackets, must be mounted perpendicular to the ground with no bends or breaks. All support brackets for front spoiler must be mounted to the rear of the spoiler. A maximum 6 ½” tall rear spoiler is allowed.
    7. A window net must be installed according to safety rules. All door window glass must be removed. A vent panel may be installed at the front of the door glass opening. The vent panel may extend a maximum of 8″ rearward as measured at the bottom. Lexan may be installed in the rear quarter windows on cars that come with a standard window post.
    8. Headlight, taillight, and parking lamp covers must be removed and covered unless brake cooling is installed. (See under brakes).
    9. Dashboard must be installed so as to not to block driver’s vision. Rearview mirrors are not allowed. A master battery disconnect switch mandatory. The switch should be mounted so as to be accessible from inside and outside the car, being accessible from both sides.
    10. When cutting fender wells for tire clearance, original openings must be followed and rear wheel wells retained (can be patched if damaged). The top fender lines must be uncut with no bubble above.
    11. Stock hood must be used. Cutting allowed for air cleaner. Inner hood support may be removed but outer U-channel must remain. Rear deck inner support may also be removed. Both hood and rear deck must be attached with pins, hinges, bolts or quick release. All cars must have hood and deck lid in place to compete.
    12. All cars must run a bumper strapped to the frame or fenders to prevent hooking. 0.095 pipe or box steel bumpers are allowed, but must be covered with stock appearing bumper covers. The bumper is not to be used as a push bar or battering ram. The bumper must remain in standard location for make of car in reference to height and distance to body panels.
  4. ENGINES
    1. Only 350, 351, or 360 engines will be allowed. No crate motors. Engine must be located in stock location and is to remain manufacturer to manufacturer. Forward or rearward moving of the engine is not allowed. Engine mounts may be reinforced, but adjustable engine mounts are not allowed. Motor mounts must remain in stock location.
    2. Engine block must be factory a production block with standard external measurements. Aluminum or bow-tie blocks are not allowed.
    3. Cylinders may be bored up to 0.060 over stock.
    4. NO OTHER MACHINE WORK ON SHORT BLOCK
    5. Rods, crank, and heads are to be OEM to engine used.
    6. ARP bolts are acceptable.
    7. No strokers.
  5. PISTONS
    1. All pistons must be stock and stock to engine used. Pistons may be dished or flat top. High performance, high compression, or ultra-light pistons are not allowed.
  6. HEADS
    1. Heads are to remain stock production cast iron, and are limited to 2 valves per cylinder. Titanium valves are not permitted. Port matching or flow work is not permitted. Heads may be milled for clean up only.
    2. Three angle valve jobs permitted. Stone or grinding marks are not permitted above the bottom of the valve guides. Surface where the cutter or stone has touched must not be polished. Hand grinding or polishing is not permitted on any part of the head.
    3. Bow-tie, GM angle plug, Z-head, W-2, Cleveland V-4, double hump, Vortec, aluminum, or aftermarket heads are not allowed. Any external modifications, internal porting, polishing, or relieving is not allowed. Screw in studs are allowed, factory or aftermarket.
  7. CRANKSHAFT AND HARMONIC BALANCE
    1. Crankshaft and balancer must be stock to engine used. Must be standard steel or cast production design OEM. Crankshaft cannot be knife edged, undercut or drilled to lighten crankshaft. An aluminum pulley is allowed. Stock OEM balancers required. Balancing Rotating Assembly is allowed. Crank may be turned for cleanup. No aftermarket rods.
  8. CAMSHAFT, VALVE LIFTERS, AND ROCKER ARMS
    1. Only steel camshafts are allowed. No rollers cams are allowed. No belt-drive systems. Only steel lifters allowed. No roller or mushroom lifters allowed. Rocker arms must be stock stamped steel. No roller rockers permitted. Polylocks are allowed. No Solid Lifter cams allowed.
    2. Maximum lift, as measured at the valve not to exceed .500″.
    3. Valve lift checked at valve prior to racing.
  9. INTAKE MANIFOLD
    1. All cars must run a stock cast iron intake manifold. These manifolds must remain as manufactured. Port matching or flow work is not permitted. Grinding or polishing is not allowed. High performance or aftermarket equipment is not allowed. Marine application intake manifolds are not allowed.
    2. Must be Dual plain manifold.
  10. CARBURETOR
    1. O.E. 2 barrel or Holley 2300-4412, 2 barrel carburetor is allowed. A maximum 1″ aluminum or phenolic spacer may be used. The choke may be removed. Other alterations are not allowed. Choke tower may be removed.
  11. AIR CLEANER
    1. Tubes, funnels, or any device which may control the flow of air is not permitted inside the air cleaner and carburetor.
  12. ENGINE/CAR COOLING
    1. Radiator must remain in stock location. Aluminum radiators, aluminum water pumps, and radiator dust screens are allowed. Radiators must have a catch can.
    2. Ducting to cool the radiator is allowed.
    3. The top of the cooling fan must have some type of covering to prevent accidental body contact with fan.
    4. Electric fans are allowed.
  13. IGNITION /ELECTRICAL
    1. Only battery-powered, camshaft driven, distributor type ignitions allowed. Magnetos, crank trigger, or dual point systems are not allowed. Conversion to a stock factory electronic breakerless system is allowed. Only stock type HEI systems allowed. MSDS box or similar is not allowed.
    2. Alternator may be used but not required.
    3. On-board computers, automated electronics, record keeping devices, or digital readouts are not allowed. A memory tach is allowed.
    4. Battery may be relocated to behind driver’s seat. Battery must be in approved marine type battery box or the like, subject to board approval. The battery box must be secured to the car with bolts, straps or both.
  14. OILING SYSTEM
    1. Aftermarket stock appearing pans. Crank scrapers, dry sump systems, external oil tanks, remote filter systems, or engine coolers of any kind are not allowed. Oil must be added from engine compartment only. External oil pumps are not allowed. The oil pan may not be modified for extra oil capacity.
    2. Circle track oil pans are allowed.
  15. EXHAUST
    1. Fords only will be allowed 2.50” exhaust dumps.
    2. Stock cast iron manifolds only. Modifications are not allowed. No bigger than 2″ Iron. 2″ maximum dump. Thermal wraps allowed. Exhaust must exit behind driver. If brought through car, must be wrapped with thermal wrap and covered with minimum 20 gauge metal.
    3. Mufflers required. The exhaust will be a maximum 2 ½” OD.
  16. DRIVE TRAIN
    1. Automatic turbo 350, turbo 400, or comparable transmissions only (GM to GM, Ford to Ford, etc).
    2. Transmissions must be stock OEM and in stock location with no gears removed or modified. Transmissions must have all working forward gears and one working reverse gear.
    3. For all automatic transmissions, a working stock (or stock replacement) torque converter is required and must be 11″ or larger.
    4. Transmission cooler is allowed.
    5. Locked differentials are allowed. Only steel axle housings permitted. No cambered rear axle housings will be permitted.
    6. No quick change rears.
    7. Rear-ends must match make of car. GM to GM, Ford to Ford, etc.
  17. FRAMES
    1. No holes may be cut in frame rail to lighten the vehicle. All frames are subject to board approval. Any frame rejected by the board for showing poor workmanship will not be allowed to compete until necessary changes have been made. Frame and front clip must be stock OEM for car being used. Front and rear clips may be connected through upper roll cage only but no shortening or lengthening of front and rear clips is allowed. All repairs must be board approved. Minimum ground clearance of 5″ inches must be maintained on frame rail below driver’s door. Ride height shall be measured with driver in car.
    2. Front Cross member must be stock and remain in stock location. No cutting of cross member at all.
    3. Nerf bars may be used. Material for Nerf bars must not exceed 1 1/2″ 0.095 steel round or 1” x 2” box tubing. Nerf bars allowed between front and rear tires, in front of front tires, and behind rear tires. Nerf bars cannot exceed 2″ inches from original body lines. Ends must be rounded or rolled (no sharp edges).
  18. SUSPENSION
    1. All suspension must stay in stock location.
    2. Either rear coil or leaf springs will be allowed, no rear independent suspension. Only cars that came originally with leaf springs may use leaf springs, and cars which came with coils must use coil springs.
    3. Springs may be cut, heated or changed, but must remain in stock location. Transverse coil spring mounts are not allowed. Weight jacks are allowed in the rear only. Multi hole shackles, adjustable spring spacers and soridson sliders are allowed.
    4. Stock style shock absorbers only. Air shocks are not allowed. Tie-rod end shocks are not allowed. Stock shock must mount in stock location and be non-adjustable.
    5. A-arms must be stock OEM to car used. Lower A- arms must be stock to production car used and mounted in stock location. Both lower A- arms must be the same length (no offset). Upper A- arms must be stock to car used and mounted in stock location the stock mounts may be moved to adjust caster and camber. Both upper A- arms must be the same length. Offset spindles are not permitted. Spindles must be stock OEM to chassis being used.
    6. Any one piece Anti-sway bar. Any mount is allowed and it may be adjustable.
  19. WHEELBASE
    1. Minimum wheelbase allowed is 108″ inches. Cars must run wheelbase as specified by original manufacturer. When measuring wheelbase, one side must meet wheelbase per chassis used. The opposite side wheelbase is allowed a maximum of 1/2” tolerance.
  20. STEERING
    1. Stock steering to chassis must be used. Only listed changes are allowed. Quick release steering hub allowed. Steering column must be collapsible or unsupported u-joint. No straight through columns allowed. Center of steering wheel must be padded with at least 2″ inches of resilient material.
  21. BRAKES
    1. Brake cooling is allowed. No proportioning valves or bias adjusters allowed.
  22. FUEL AND FUEL CONTAINERS
    1. No Alcohol allowed.
    2. Fuel cells mandatory, and must meet the following requirements:
      1. Must be encased in a container of no less than 20 gauge steel.
      2. Must be recessed in trunk.
      3. Must be located as far forward and between frame rails in trunk.
      4. A steel firewall of 20 gauge minimum must be located between the drive and trunk area.
      5. Must be secured with 2 steel straps which measure a minimum of 1″ wide by 3/16″ thick securely bolted to mounting frame for cell.
      6. Think safety when mounting fuel cell! Protection of tank or cell by roll bars is strongly recommended.
    3. Fuel line may go through driver’s compartment, but must be totally encased in a metal tube with no holes!
    4. Tube must extend a minimum of 1″ inch through front and rear firewall away from driver.
    5. A high volume mechanical pump allowed but must be mounted in stock the location for chassis used. Electric fuel pumps will not be allowed.
    6. Cooling of fuel system is not allowed.
    7. Only one line may supply fuel pump from fuel cell or tank.
    8. Stock fuel tanks must be removed.
  23. WHEELS AND TIRES
    1. Wheels must be maximum 8″ wide. Only steel wheels are permitted. 2 piece wheels are not allowed. Bleeder valves are not allowed. Magnesium, aluminum, or slotted wheels are not allowed.
    2. Must use Hoosier 970 tires
    3. Chemical softening of tires is not allowed.
  24. ROLL BARS
    1. Steel roll bars are required, must pass inspection by the Tech Committee, and must include gussets.
  25. ROLL CAGES
    1. Roll cage must meet safety rules.
    2. Front hoops allowed. A 2″ maximum round tube or l” square tube may pass through the front firewall.