Tisdale Motor Speedway

Tisdale Motor Speedway is located in Tisdale, SK.
Racing at this location contains: 3/8 mile dirt oval.


 

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Good news race fans! Racing is finally returning this Saturday July 18th @ 6:00pm. If you are interested in attending please take a minute to read over our spectator guidelines so we can remain in compliance with the provincial guidelines and make this event as safe and fun for everyone as possible. Our apologies in advance to anyone we may have to turn away once we reach our capacity limit, we will have more racing to come. ...

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2 years ago already. If we can’t race, may as well read about it ...

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*Postponed
2020 Schedule
>June 6th 5pm (time trials 4pm)
> June 28 1pm
>July 18th - 5pm
>Aug 28th - 7pm
>Aug 29th - 5pm
>Sept 12th- 1 pm
>Sept 13th- DEMO DERBY 1pm
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6 months ago

Tisdale Motor speedway

Tisdale Motor Speedway Demolition Derby Rules Revised January 2020Things that must be removed:

• All glass (windshield optional)

• Fuel tank

• Trim

• Upholstery (except driver’s seat; dash is optional)

• Contents of trunk

• Loose foreign material from cockpit

• Lights and lenses

• Horn

• Hub caps

• Trailer hitches

• Air conditioning system must be discharged

Required modifications:

• Fuel tank must be securely fastened in rear seat area of the car. Must be fastened with steel straps. Tank must be made out of steel. Boat tank is suitable.

• Battery must be removed from stock location and relocated on the passenger front part of floor. Battery must be totally enclosed in a box and bolted to the floor of the car with bolts and washers. Marine box is acceptable with suitable steel straps. No more than 2 batteries allowed.

•Hood and trunk must be bolted, chained or welded.

The hood may have up to 4 ready rod bolts, only 2 through the frame, and 2 through the body with large washer plates that DO NOT exceed 6 inches diameter. One inch ready rod is the MAXIMUM size. Same as for the trunk, if the trunk is welded, NO seam welding, 6” welds with 6” spacings.

• Fire access holes must be cut in hood on either side of the carburetor. Eight inch MINIMUM.

• Doors must be chained, bolted, or welded shut. If welded, NO seam welding. 6” welds with 6” spacings. Drivers door MUST have a door bar bolted at medium height of door. This door bar must be a 6” channel, no longer than 6’6”. No grader blades allowed.

• Engines may be swapped between manufacturers. Motor mounts may be strengthened. Exhaust must vent free from engine compartment. Headers through the hood are allowed and recommended. Flame arresters must cover the carb intake.

• Radiator must be in stock location. Fan may be removed. Electric fan allowed.

• Transmission coolers allowed. Must have all hoses that run through drivers compartment made of steel or heavy duty rubber covered by garden hose or other type of hose. Must be properly secured to the floor boards. Transmission coolers may be in an enclosed box to hold ice or water or on a bracket with an electronic fan.

• Bumper shocks may be welded. Bumpers may be chained up and corners trimmed. Bumpers may be inverted. NO truck bumpers OR home-made bumpers.

• Frames may be notched. NO plating on frame. No seam welding of frame. No filing frame with anything. Minimum frame repair allowed due to rust or damage but MUST be ok’d PRIOR to the demo by the tech personal.

• Seat belts must be minimum 3 point and in good shape.

• MAXIMUM 31” tires. Grips are allowed on the front, no aggressive grips on the back. Tire aggressiveness will be accepted at the discretion of judges and tech crew. Our crowd safety is the main concern. Eight (8) ply max. No studding allowed. No sand or water in tires allowed. One (1) tube per tire only. No double tires allowed.

• Brakes must be functional on a minimum of 2 wheels.

• Slider drive shafts are allowed.

Optional Modifications:



• Passenger door may have the same door bar.

• Dash bar extending door to door above the steering column, cross brace between the door bars behind the driver’s seat is allowed. Bars must be securely welded or bolted.

• Floor shifters may be cut through the floor with a minimum size hole.

• 24 volt starting systems allowed.

• Electric fuel pumps allowed. Must be on its own power switch in reach of driver.

•Head post from floor to roof behind the drivers’ seat MANDITORY. Must be secured properly to roof and to floor boards. If floor is rusty you must repair the floor to mount bar securely.

• Push button starting systems allowed.

• Diffs may be welded.

ABSOLUTELY NOT ALLOWED:

• NO Imperials, Hearses, Ambulances, Convertibles, or T-Tops.

• NO solid suspension.

• Holes larger than 3 inches through firewall.

• NO foul language on car.

• NO reinforcing on car unless otherwise stated.

REMEMBER

Tech committee has final say on ALL rules and modifications done to each car to ensure fair play and safety of it’s competitors. All drivers MUST wear a D.O.T. approved helmet and be wearing coveralls when in the car. No alcohol or other illegal substances allowed in pits. Driver is responsible for crew members. Immediate disqualification will occur if any above named substances are found in pit.
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6 months ago

Tisdale Motor speedway

Street Stock Rules Revised January 2020A. Bodies

1) All cars to be made from North American made automobiles. Cars must have a complete body at the start of each race program; pieces may be removed due to damage. Cars must remain stock unless specified by the rules. Stock or stock appearing panels must be used. Metal, composite, and fiberglass replacement panels allowed.

2) All cars are to have a minimum 108” wheelbase. Frames may be lengthened or shortened. 1”side-to-side tolerance allowed.

3) Wheel wells may be cut a maximum of 5” above tire. In case of an accident, only removal of metal causing wheel obstruction allowed.

4) Stock appearing rear bumper. Both bumpers must remain stock in location and all corners must be rounded. All reinforcements must be behind body panels. Aftermarket nosepieces allowed.

B. Roll Cage Construction

1. All roll cage material must be a minimum of 1.636 OD steel tubing with a minimum of .095 wall thickness.

2. All roll cages must be attached to the frame with a minimum of 6 mounting points. No part of the roll cage may protrude from the bodywork.

3. The main hoop behind the driver must have a minimum of one cross brace. Driver’s helmet must

be below roll cage.

4. A bar must be added to the center of the roof hoop for added protection.

5. Three (3) driver’s side door bars must be used with a minimum of 2 supports per bar continuing down to frame. 2 bars must be used on the other side of driver’s compartment. Door plate on outside of door bars of minimum 1/16” must be used on left side.

6. Driver’s side leg protection mandatory.

7. One dash bar is required running horizontal between doorposts.

8. Driver’s side pillar bar is mandatory.

9. Rub rails allowed. Maximum sizes 1x2 rect. or 1.75 round mounted a maximum of one inch from body. Rub rails can only run from tire to tire in a straight line with a maximum overhang on either end of 4”.

C. Suspension

1. All suspension and steering components designs must remain in family lines. (e.g. It is allowed to use Impala spindles on a Camaro, etc. It is NOT allowed to use Ford on GM, etc.) No aluminum suspension components reinforcement is allowed to stock parts on Chrysler and Ford cars.

2. Front control arms (tubular A-arms allowed) and front spindles must bolt onto the stock brackets

without modifications to any parts, the frame or mounts. All mounting points must be in stock location. Spindles and axles may be drilled to accept larger studs and match bolt patterns.

3.Steering must be stock to the car in use, no steering quickeners allowed.

4. Racing springs allowed. Spacers for coil springs and lowering blocks and adjustable shackles for

leaf springs allowed, but NO sliders. Weight jacks allowed.

5. Sway bars must be stock to family of chassis and can be adjustable.

6. Shock absorbers must be stock type. No shocks with adjustable valving. Only one shock per wheel.

7. NO aftermarket panhard bars.

8. Aftermarket power steering pumps allowed.

D. Engines

1. Engines must remain in the same family line as the car chosen. Engines must be in stock location and mounted with stock type or steel motor mounts. Motors must be chained down on each side with a minimum 5/16” chain.

2. Blocks must be stock cast iron with stock stroke crankshaft. NO Chevrolet 400 small blocks and cranks allowed. Stock type oiling system must be used. Rods must be stock from the same type

of engine used. Pistons must be OEM type flat head or dished. NO strokers or destrokers, stock or otherwise.

3. Any flat tappet camshaft and lifters, solid or hydraulic, allowed. Factory replacement valve train, roller rockers or roller tip rockers allowed. Stock type timing chain only, no belts or gear drives.

4. Heads must be stock, unmodified, cast iron production parts. They may be planed. NO bowtie heads, NO angle plug heads for GM, maximum allowed for GM is straight plug camel humps. Vortec heads will be allowed on “sealed” crate 602 engines only. Unaltered ch350i “engine quest” head is allowed. Stock replacement vortec heads with 194 valves allowed with NO alterations and 150 exhaust valves.

5. NO gasket matching and NO porting or polishing.

6. Heads may have screw in studs, guide plates and aftermarket springs. (Must fit in stock spring

pocket.) Heads must have steel retainers, stock type and ratio rocker arms and stock type pushrods.

7. Intake manifolds. Stock to family cast iron, marine, or Edelbrock Torker II & performer RPM only. No air gaps allowed.

8. Exhaust manifolds. Stock, center dump, or headers allowed.

9. One carburetor only. Spacer/adapter plate maximum 1” and must be non-adjustable. Fuel pump must be stock type driven in stock way. Air cleaner limited to 14” overall diameter.

10. Non-programmable ignition boxes allowed. Rev limiters allowed.

11. All cars must have working starters n stock location.

12. Only one radiator allowed.

13. Maximum engine sizes:

Dodge: 360 cu. in. .060 overbore

GM: 350 cu. in. .060 overbore

Ford: 351 cu. in. .060 overbore

E. Brakes and Drive Train

1. Brake system must be stock type mounted in stock way and all 4 brakes must be in good working order. After market pedal assembly’s are allowed. Brake bias are allowed. Four wheel disc brakes allowed.

2. Transmission must be OEM type with a forward and reverse gear. Stock, unmodified torque converters or stock, unmodified flywheels with stock single disk clutches must be used. All clutches must have a scatter shield.

3. Drive shafts are to be stock type steel units with minimum number of one 2”x1/4” safety hoop (or 1/4” chain) located 6” behind front u-joint or yoke cup. Drive shafts must be painted white. NO aluminum drive shafts allowed.

4. Differential housing must be stock design. Differential may be changed for a stronger differential but must be mounted in stock position with no offset. (e.g. Ford 9” differentials are allowed in all makes.) NO

quick-change rear ends allowed. Full floaters allowed with disc brakes.

F. Interiors

1. Interiors must enclose the driver’s compartment from the back of the hood to the front of the trunk and from door to door. Interiors must be fire proof. All interior patching must be minimum 22-gauge steel.

2. If the fuel lines run through the interior, it must be encased in steel conduit.

3. All burnable materials must be stripped from the interior of the car.

4. There should not be any sharp edges in the driver’s compartment. All bars that the driver may come in contact with must be padded.

G. Fuel System

1. Fuel cells are mandatory. Maximum size is 22 gallons. Fuel cells must be placed in a metal container. Fuel containers must be guarded against rear impact, in addition to the rear bumper.

2. Fuel containers must be securely mounted no lower than the bottom of the differential tubes. It is recommended that the bottom of the fuel cell be mounted no lower than the bottom of the frame

rails.

3. Only pump fuel is allowed. NO racing fuels, aviation fuels, or fuel additives (including octane boost). NO fuels containing more than 10% ethanol.

4. NO electric fuel pumps or pressure boosters are allowed.

H. Wheels and Tires

1. Wheels must be steel with a maximum width of 8”. Center section must contact outer section 360 degrees and be securely welded. On the passenger side of car, ONLY racing wheels are to be used.

2. Maximum tire size is 275/60-15.

3. DOT stamped tires, American Racing G-60, Hoosier G-60 dirt tires allowed.

4. 1” lug nuts are mandatory.

5. Beadlock rims allowed.

I. Safety and General

1. All seats must be steel or aluminum racing type, mounted securely to the frame and cage, with

back support.

2. Seatbelts are to be racing type 5 point 3” width mounted securely to the frame, seat frame, and/or roll cage. Shoulder belts must be mounted within 4” of the horizontal plane of the driver’s shoulders. It is recommended that the shoulder harness be mounted slightly below the shoulders.

3. Drivers’ side quick release window net is mandatory mounted securely to the roll cage.

4. All cars must have a windshield or screen (max 2” square and minimum 10-gauge wire, or

equivalent) with minimum two 5/8” bars.

5. Battery must be mounted securely. It must be encased in a marine style box if mounted in the driver’s compartment.

6. Minimum car weight is 3200 lbs. with driver. All ballast must be painted white and marked with car

number.

7. Recommended to have an operable 2 lb. Minimum fire extinguisher mounted in a quick release bracket in reach of the driver at all times.

8. Drivers must wear a minimum of fire retardant coverall and gloves; racing gear strongly

recommended. Minimum DOT approved helmet; sa2005 recommended.

9. Each car must have a clearly labeled kill switch which is easily accessible from outside the car.

IMCA stock cars allowed to run but must follow IMCA rules completely.
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6 months ago

Tisdale Motor speedway

Tisdale Motor Speedway THUNDER STOCK RULES Revised January 2020Tisdale Motor Speedway

THUNDER STOCK RULES

Revised January 2020

A. Bodies

1. The thunder stock class will be open to any North American made 2 or 4 door hardtop or sedan, with a wheel base of not less than 107.5” on full-framed cars and 108” for uni-body cars.

2. a. External body must be stock appearing. Hood scoops/holes allowed in hood

b. Sunroofs and t-tops must be enclosed.

c. No altering or channeling of body.

d. Nose cones allowed.

3. No aftermarket bodies allowed.

4. a. Internal panes may be removed for roll cage installation with stock floor and firewalls to remain in original location.

b. Gutting of vehicle allowed.

c. Front inner wheel wells may be removed.

d. Front hoop recommended.

5. a. Wheel openings may be radiused. Max 5”.

b. Absolutely no cutting of rear inner fender wells.

6. a. Minimum car weight to be no loses than 3200 lbs. with driver.

b. Ballast allowed. Ballast must be within 12” of center line of race car.

c. Top points cars may be weighed at the end of race day.

7. a. All sharp edges, torn fenders, bumpers and body panels must be repaired prior to next race day.

b. Handmade body parts must be constructed of steel.

B. Bumpers

1. a. Stock bumpers in stock location.

b. Bumper may have minor reinforcement from behind or inside the body.

c. No cutting of bumpers.

d. No cow catchers.

2. Tow hooks or tow chains must be mounted to the frame or bumper, one in the front and one in the rear of the car.

C. Frame and Suspension

1.a. Stock suspension only for make and model of vehicle.

b. Control arms, steering components and ball joints are to remain stock and in stock location for make, model, and year.

c. No offset ball joints.

d. No racing control arms.

e. IMCA part #’d tubular A arms allowed.

2. a. Neoprene or polyurethane suspension bushings allowed.

b. No solid steel bushings.

3. a. Stock mounting location for shocks only.

b. One shock per wheel only.

c. No coil over or load leveler shocks.

d. No adjustable racing shocks.

4.a. Stock location for springs only.

b. Steel springs only.

c. Vehicles must have equal number of leaf springs on each side; same length, thickness, and width.

d. Racing springs allowed.

e. Spring spacers allowed but must not be adjustable during the race day.

f. No weight jacks or weight jacking devices.

g. No lowering blocks.

h. No leaf sliders.

5. a. Anti sway bars cannot be adjustable and must be equally spaced side to side.

b. No pan hard bars.

c. No chaining suspension.

d. Body bushings must be stock height or higher.

D. Radiators

1.Radiators must be mounted in stock location.

2. Only one radiator per vehicle.

3. Transmission cooler placement must meet tech committee specs.

4. Aluminum radiators allowed.

5. Radiator must be equipped with a stock type overflow tank.

E. Rear Differentials/Rear Ends

1. a. No quick change rear ends.

b. Rear end may be locked; mini spool permitted.

c. No floaters.

d. No electronic traction controls.

e. Factory full-locking (posi) only.

2. Differential housing must be stock design. Differential may be changed for a stronger unit but must be mounted in a stock way with no off set. (e.g. Ford 9” differentials are allowed in all makes.)

F.Transmission

1. a. Stock type automatic transmission only.

b. NO standard or manual transmissions.

c. No direct drives.

d. Scatter shield recommended.

2.a. Stock type torque converter.

b. No racing types of any kind.

3. Must have all gears operational at beginning of race day. (e.g.

TH350 must have 3 forward and one reverse. PG must have 2 forward and one reverse.)

4. All drive-shafts must be steel, painted white, and have a safety hoop or chain near the front universal.

G. Tires

1. Tires must be DOT approved vehicle type to a max. P235-70

a. Any wheel must not exceed 15” rim diameter, stagger allowed.

2.a. No ground grips or lugs.

b. No recaps, siping, or grooving.

c. No aggressive treads.

3. No racing brand tires (McCreary, Hoosier, etc.)

H. Wheels

1. 8” rims allowed, same offset as street stock rules.

2. No aluminum or magnesium wheels allowed.

3. No wheel spacers allowed.

4. a. Steel wheel studs only.

b. Stud threads must extend past the nut when rim is mounted.

c. 1” lug nuts only.

5. Beadlocks rims allowed on right side only.

I. Aspiration

1. Carburetion must be any stock 2 barrel carburetor.

a. No Holley 350CFM/ 4412 or higher performance upgraded stock or aftermarket carbs.

b. No variable venture carbs.

c. No modification except for choke plate removal.

d. Jet Rochester carbs are allowed.

2. Max. 1” adapter or spacer allowed.

3. Paper or washable element, 4” maximum height.

a. No top flow air cleaners allowed.

4. No fuel injection allowed.

5. No electric fuel pumps allowed, MECHANICAL ONLY.

6. No turbo chargers.

7. No cool cans.

8. Pump fuel only. NO race fuels or additives. NO fuels containing more than 10% Ethanol.

J. Roll Cage and Safety

1. All roll cage material must be a minimum of 1.66 OD steel tubing with a minimum of .095 wall thickness.

2. All roll cages must be attached to the frame with a minimum of 6 mounting points. No part of the roll cage may protrude from the bodywork.

3. The main hoop behind the driver must have a minimum of one cross brace. Drivers’ helmet must be below the roll cage.

4. A bar must be added to the center of the roof hoop for added protection.

5. Three (3) drivers’ side door bars must be used with a minimum of 2 supports per bar continuing down to the frame. 2 bars must be used on the other side of drivers’ compartment.

6. One dash bar is required running horizontally between door posts.

7. Drivers side pillar bar is MANDATORY.

8. Rub rails allowed. Maximum size 1x2” rect. or 1.75” round mounted a maximum of 1” from the body. Rub rails can only run from tire to tire in a straight line with a maximum overhang on either end of 4”.

9. All seats must be steel or aluminum racing type, mounted securely to the frame and cage with back support.

10. Seatbelts are to be racing type 5 point 3” width mounted securely to the frame, seat frame, and/or roll cage. Shoulder belts must be mounted within 4” of the horizontal plane of the driver’s shoulders. It is recommended that the shoulder harness be mounted slightly below the shoulders.

11. Drivers’ side window net is mandatory mounted securely to the roll cage.

12. All vehicles must have a windshield or screen (max 2” squares and min 10 gauge wire, or equivalent) with two 5/8” vertical bars.

13. Battery must be mounted securely. It must be encased in a marine type box if mounted in the drivers’ compartment.

14. Drivers must wear a minimum of fireproof coveralls and leather gloves (racing gear strongly recommended). Minimum DOT approved helmet (sa2000 recommended).

15. Each vehicle must have a clearly labeled kill switch which is

easily accessible from outside the vehicle.

K. Engine

1. Maximum for a Dodge; 360 cu. In. .060 overbore

GM; 350 cu. In. .060 overbore

Ford; 351 cu. In. .060 overbore

If running a 602 crate engine it must be sealed. If engine has been open for repair, the engine is subject to inspection.

a. Max 9:1 compression ratio.

b. Engines must stay within manufactures line (e.g. GM motor in GM vehicle)

c. All engines used in competition must be able to used in a conventional passenger vehicle without alterations.

2. Engine location must be stock.

a. Motor must be placed so that the fuel pump is forward of the front cross member.

b. All engines must be chained down, one on each side.

3. No aluminum cylinder blocks.

4. Steel cylinder heads only.

a. No aftermarket heads.

b. No TBI or fuel injection heads dated later than 1986.

c. Ford cars: no SVO heads; Chrysler cars: no W2 heads, 360 cu. in. only. Must be 76cc heads or larger only.

d. Unaltered ch350i “engine quest” head is allowed.

5. No strokers.

6. Cast iron 2 or 4 barrel intake only.

a. No aluminum intakes.

7. Cast iron exhaust only; center dumps allowed.

a. No corvette manifolds.

b. No headers.

8. No porting or polishing.

a. No match porting.

b. No grinding or CNC machining of any kind on heads, exhaust manifolds, or intake manifold except for valve guides and seats.

9. Flat top or dished pistons allowed.

a. No domed pistons.

10. Hydraulic camshaft and lifters only.

a. No roller or solid camshafts or lifters.

b. No mushroom step lifters or roller tip rockers.

c. No machining permitted to install camshaft.

d. Must be able to remove lifter from top of lifter galley at any time.

e. Camshaft lift and duration are at your discretion.

f. Rocker ratio must be stock for make a model.

g. Stock type retainers and valves.

10. Any timing chain allowed.

a. No gear drive.

11. No dry sump systems.

12. No aftermarket ignition control boxes allowed.

13. No high output performance coils or ignition boxes.

14. Plugs and wires at your discretion.

15. Rev limiters allowed on HEI distributors.

L. Brakes

1. No aluminum brake drums or components.

2. No rear disk brakes.

3. Stock routing and stock proportioning valve for make and model.

4. All brakes must be working.

IMCA hobby cars allowed to run but must follow IMCA rules completely.
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Tisdale Motor Speedway 2020 AGM will be held Sunday January 26th at 1pm at Ashdown Auto. Any changes/concerns regarding rules will be brought up at this meeting. ...

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