No Break Out
Engine: (SINGLE POWER ADDER ONLY)
* Small Block No
* Big Block No Minimum
* Small Block 2200 lbs
* Big Block 4.840 &
4.900 Bore Center 2450 lbs (deduct 100lbs for less than 550ci)
* Big Block 5.00 Bore
Center 2550 lbs
* Big Block 5.20 & 5.30
Bore Center 2650 lbs
and Super Charged
* Single SB 2500 lbs
Big Block 2700
* Twin Turbo 94mm SB 2700lbs BB 3050lbs (subject to additional
weight based on performance)
Turbo 91mm SB 2650lbs BB 3000lbs
Turbo 88mm and smaller SB 2550lbs BB 2900lbs.
Conventional heads deduct 100lbs
Turbocharged stock bore space BB less then 550ci deduct 100lbs
Centrifugal Superchargers SB 2500 lbs, BB 2700 lbs(deduct 100lbs
for stock bore space BB less than 550ci)
Centrifugal Superchargers SB 2700 lbs, BB 3000 lbs(deduct 100lbs
for stock bore space BB less than 550ci)
Supercharger SB 2500 lbs, BB 2700 lbs
superchargers max overdrive 121% "C" rotor 3000 lbs, 125% "D"rotor
2900lbs(MAXIMUM ENGINE SIZE 540ci)
* 8.2" deck height block & Ford Modular deduct 200lbs.
* 4 & 6
cylinder alcohol & intercooler permitted No minimum weight
Maximum engine size on all turbo charged engines 670ci
turbo or supercharged combination utilizing a block larger than
5" bore spacing add 100lbs.
Maximum turbo size of 94mm on all twin turbo combinations
* ALL cars must
have mufflers - inserts are NOT considered mufflers, turbo
charged cars DO NOT NEED mufflers. No Zommies Allowed.
Back Half Type
Cars Only, Front Frame to be original O.E.M. type & must extend
4" forward of front spindle.(stock like front frame rails
Direct bolt in aftermarket parts permitted. Factory front frame
must be connected to K-member or lower suspension component by
welding or bolting.
Double round tube frame rails from firewall forward prohibited.
If utilizing a 1990 or older FACTORY A-ARMS deduct 50lbs from
* Must be Street
must have stock appearing dash
and working lights, one piece fiberglass front ends permitted.
* One piece front ends
permitted but must retain stock appearance and must have working
lights. No panel cars.
* Alcohol on NON
intercooled cars only. Nitro methane PROHIBITED.
Minimum ground clearance of
2.5" from the front of the nose to 12" behind centerline of the
Towing will be allowed, you
must stop at scales, time slips can be picked up at scales.
staging allowed, but track will not wait for a racer to get deep
staged. When both pre-staged are activated,
either side stage light
will start a 7-second stage count. Failure to activate stage
bulb within 7 seconds will result in disqualification/timeout.
be based on a first or worse situation. Rules on controversial
situations will be final at the discretion of the race director.
Head & Neck Restraint -
Lower engine containment
device (Diaper) - MANDATORY
Maximum front overhang 45"
From centerline of front spindle.
* No car will be
allowed to go faster than the chassis is certified for by NHRA.
Maximum tire size 33x10.5
be within 2" of factory dimensions. Maximum front end stagger is
2". Wheelbase will be measured from centerline of front spindle
centerline of rear axle. Any vehicle not in conformance with
wheelbase rules will be assessed a 100lb weight penalty.
be within 2" of stock location. Firewall will be measured from
the centerline of the front spindle to the farthest point away
on the firewall.
sides will be measured and the average of the two sides will be
the official measurement. Engine must remain in front of
firewall. Firewall can not
modified for engine placement. Any vehicle not in conformance
with the firewall rules will be assessed a 100lb weight penalty.
Air bottles on
N/A, Supercharged and Turbocharged entries are to be filled with
CO2 only. The use of nitrous oxide in place of CO2 is
All fuels are
to be unmodified fuel as produced by manufacturer and must be
commercially available. The use of fuel additives to enhance
PROHIBITED. ALL entries are subject to random fuel check at any
The use of
specially produced "one off" parts that are not commercially
available and are deemed to have a performance advantage is
includes but is not limited to blowers, turbos, torque
convertors, nitrous systems etc.
* Once a racer takes the tree in qualifying they are counted in the
ladder, will receive participation points and may not get an entree
* All cars must be driven from the pit area to the starting line but may
be towed back after a pass.
* Rules are subject to change and any combination that shows to have an
definite advantage can be penalized to equalize the competition.
* Weather and time permitting, there will be 2 qualifying sessions. The
quickest time will be the official qualifying time. Racers will be
paired according to a pro-ladder. Driver with the quicker E.T. in the
previous round during eliminations will have lane choice.
* Each car may only have 3 crew members in the staging area.
* Deep staging allowed at drivers own risk, no provisions made to hold
the tree for the driver.
* If a race ends for any reason during a round of competition
no points will be given for that unfinished round.
* Any minor intentional or unintentional rule infraction that does not
cause a definite advantage will result in loss of any points and
winnings achieved while in violation.
* Any intentional rule infraction done to gain advantage over the
competition will result in disqualification a $3000 fine and suspension
from all KOTS races until the fine is paid in full.
* A round does not begin until a KOTS official working the lanes says
* A driver does not start his burn out until an official says so.
* If a driver refuses to stage or is unable to stage or proceed to
burnout after an KOTS official has told them to, the drivers will be
disqualified during eliminations or loose their qualifying attempt for
that round during qualifying.
* All drivers must be ready when called to the burnout box and must pull
into his lane immediately when motioned up by an official or he will
loose that round.
* If a driver double bulbs, the other driver does not have to pull up to
the first beam. He can make the other driver back out and pre-stage
* Treat the other driver the way you want to be treated.
* If you have a problem with another driver or team, take it up with an
(in an civil manner) not the other driver or team. If anyone starts an
altercation with anyone else (right or wrong) they will be fined $500
and not be allowed in the competition area until the fine us paid (the instigator only not the entire
KOTS has the right to inspect vehicles and support
vehicles at anytime for rule violations. This includes tear downs
and/or PNG engine measurements. Refusal to allow an inspection or
tear down will be considered the same as a performance rule violation
and will require the same penalty.
If a racer believes another competitor in the same
class is in violation of a rule, he or she may protest that racer for
further inspection. The protesting racer must have a tech card for the
current race. The racer making the claim must specify the violation to
be checked for and put up a $200 protest bond plus any additional costs.
Additional costs include but are not limited to damaged
parts, gaskets, and reassembly fees by a professional shop of the car
owners choice. Maximum shop fees will be set at the time of protest to
not be excessive for the work to be done at the judgment of the KOTS
president. If the racer is found guilty of that rule violation, the
claimant will get his protest money back.
In the event of inclimate weather, the decision
to call a race is the decision of the hosting track.