* Must have working headlights, tail lights,
stock appearing interior, carpet, door panels,
factory style dash, stock floor pans, stock
* Lexan windows permitted. Must be neat in
* Hood height limited to maximum 8" tall
measured from the tallest part of the hood to
base of the windshield. Forward facing scoops
* Fiberglass body panels permitted as long as
it's neat in appearance and doesn't change the
basic vehicle dimensions.
* Must measure within 1" of factory wheelbase,
body may not be moved from stock location
* All vehicles must maintain a minimum ride
height of at least 2.5" while at rest and at
race weight. No part my hang down lower that
2.5" off the ground including exhaust.
* No part of the car may protrude more than 45"
forward of the front spindle centerline.
* All vehicles must retain the full factory
frame rails. Notching for rear tire clearance is
* All entries must use DOT drag radial drive
tires with a maximum allowed size of 275/60/15.
type power adder only.
multiple stages permitted.Second kit wiring and
feed lines must be fully disconnected and capped
off.If a car is found with a second stage hooked
up on the track property, the racer will be
disqualified from the event with no entry
* No progressive controllers or controlling nos
flow electronically in any way.
* All nitrous solenoid grounds must be grounded
to carb or throttle body stud. The solenoid
power wire must terminate on the firewall by a
stud or terminal strip.
*Only 1 nitrous bottle allowed in car at a time.
* All nitrous must pass through a jet with a
* No "leaking" nitrous in any way in any
* Purge plume must be entirely outside of the
engine bay and directed upward.
* Big Block Nitrous limited to a single spray
bar plate with a maximum of a .070 jet.
*Small Block Nitrous entries maximum jetting
1 jet - .082
2 jets - .057
4 jets - .035
8 jets - .028
* No billet
* Max turbo size 76mm measured tip to tip. (no
reducers allowed to achieve this size and no
* All turbos must utilize the original turbo
manufacturers wheels for the turbo being used.
No swapping to different manufacturers, 2nd
party or custom wheels.
* You may be required at any time to remove your
turbo and/or your turbo cover to be checked.
* Maximum supercharger sizes D1, V-7 JT Trim,
NOVI 2000, Kenny Bell 3.6
* Air to air intercooler OR water meth injection
allowed. The two may be combined with a
* Air to water type intercooler allowed with a
100lb penalty. Even if water is emptied, penalty
still applies. Any intercooler that uses water,
ice, spray bars, dry ice or any other cooling
medium is considered in this category.
* Boosted cars only allowed manual single
setting boost controller. Must stage, launch and
make pass with the same setting
* All manual boost controllers must be visible
as to where we can trace the line all the way to
the waste gate. No solenoids permitted.
Example: Simple install on hose from boost
reference to controller then one hose to
wastegate/blow off. All hoses not easily
visible will be rerouted before you can compete
at the event.
required on all entries except turbo cars.
* May exit anywhere on the vehicle and protrude
as much as you want.
CYLINDER HEAD / ENGINE INDUCTION
* Big block
nitrous maximum cubic inch limit 525ci and an OE
passenger car block.
* Big blocks limited to OEM stock valve
angle.(example Chevrolet 26 degree)
* Big blocks limited to a 4150 carburetor only.
* Maximum small block cubic inch limit 440ci
* Cylinder heads limited to, 23 degree
Chevrolet, 18 degree Mopar, 20 degree Ford, OEM
Ford casting 4v Modular, any 2v Modular at base
* 15 degree LS add 50lbs.
* Ford TFS Twisted Wedge, TFS-R, permitted with
a 50lb penalty. No other non stock valve
angle head permitted. Don't ask for any
exceptions. No welding or epoxy permitted
on these castings other than repair of damage on
a few cylinders. Repaired heads must be
inspected and approved by tech as to not change
the design of the heads.
* Buick, Pontiac, Oldsmobile combos allowed with
a max cubic inch of 440.BPO combos larger than
440ci and smaller than 525ci may run under big
* No raised intake runner heads allowed on any
combo, manufactured or modified.
* All cylinder heads must maintain the
automobile OEM intake manifold bolt pattern.
* Sheet metal intake manifolds not permitted.
* Dry sump oil systems not permitted.
or E85 are the only fuels permitted.Methanol
only allowed in a 50/50 mix with water and is
considered an intercooler.
ignition or EFI permitted.
* No progressive nitrous controllers allowed.
* No programmable boost controllers allowed.
* 4cyl - turbo, nitrous, or supercharged 2800
* 6cyl - nitrous 2950* SB naturally aspirated -
* SB nitrous - 8.2 deck or modular 3000
* SB nitrous - 3150
* SB & 6cyl turbo - 3200
* SB & 6cyl supercharged - 3100
* BB nitrous 3250
WEIGHT PENALTIES AND DEDUCTIONS
* Deduct 50lbs for SB nitrous or NA cars with a
true 4150 carburetor only.
* 4150 based throttle body not eligible for
* Deduct 50lbs for 70mm and smaller turbo or
superchargers listed in forced induction.
* Deduct 50lbs non-intercooled turbo (water meth
injection is considered an intercooler)
* Add 100lbs for air to water intercooler
* Add 50lbs for 15 degree LS.|
* Add 50lbs for Ford TFS Twisted Wedge and TFS-R
* Add 50lbs if combining air to air intercooler
with water methanol injection.
* 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.