COUNTY FAIR –HIGHLAND ILCAR DEMOLITION
JULY 25, 20147:00 pm Entry
fee - $40.00 Per Driver $20.00 PitPass $7000 in
MODIFIED1st - $850 6th
- $200 1st
- $1400 6th - $2002nd -$600 7th
- $135 2nd
-$ 800 7th - $1503rd - $400 8th
- $110 3rd
- $ 500 8th - $1304th - $300 9th
- $ 80 4th
- $ 350 9th - $1005th - $250 10th - $ 75 5th
- $ 275 10th -$ 95 MADDOG
Award both classes – Trophies & Prize Money No one
under 16 years of age allowed in the pits.Minors 16-18 years of age must
have a release waiver completed by both parents/guardians before
entering pits. Release waiver can be
obtained in Fair Office before event during office hours.FOR INFORMATION CONTACT JERRY - 618-654-7943www.madcofair.com PLEASE
READ RULES CAREFULLYThere
will be no refunds if your car does not pass inspection or driver is unwilling
to change car to pass inspection!! All
rules will be followed or you will not run!
If it does not say it in the rules ~ DON’T
JUST ASSUME YOU CAN DO IT! CALL FIRST! THE MADISONCOUNTY FAIR BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO
REFUSE ANYONE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENT!
DEMOLITION DERBY RULES - The
following rules apply for all classes with additional rules for each class:
Cars must be in gate by 6:30
car entering the gate after 6:30 pm will be charged a $75.00 late fee. Drivers must attend the driver’s
meeting at 6:55.
HARDTOP OR STATION WAGON - FORD OR CHRYSLER - 1980 OR NEWER - GM CARS - 1978 OR NEWER. **NO convertibles, Chrysler Imperials, Checker cabs, specialty
cars, Fieros, Corvettes or fiberglass bodies, or trucks will be allowed.
All cars MUST have car number
exhibited on both front doors and on upright number plate on the roof of the
car (minimum of 15 inches by 15 inches). Car numbers are registered on a first come, first serve
pre-registered numbers are allowed.
All drivers must be legally
licensed drivers and, if asked, must show a positive ID.
Any driver under 18 years of
age must obtain a Minor Release form. This form must be filled out and notarized.
No person under 16 years of
age will be allowed in the pit area.
If a driver does not hit
another car within 1 minute, the driver will receive an X on his door. After the 2nd warning, the driver
will be disqualified. TWO FIRES - YOU ARE OUT. IF IT IS A FUEL FIRE.....THEN ONE
FIRE AND YOU ARE OUT!
No hitting opponent’s car in
the driver’s door. This will not be permitted and will be grounds for
Seat belts and crash helmets
are mandatory and must be worn during the event.
All cars will be inspected
upon entering the pits. At this time, hood and trunk must be open for inspection. If a car does not meet
qualifications or is found unsafe, the car will not be entered in the derby.
A final inspection of Feature
Winners will be made following the derby. Failure to submit to inspection or being found illegal will result
in moneys earned being distributed among other winners.
All persons entering the pit
area must sign an entry form, release form and insurance waiver and purchase a
pit pass before entering.
Consumption of alcoholic beverages will not be allowed in the pit
area. VIOLATORS WILL BE ARRESTED AND REMOVED FROM THE FAIRGROUNDS
ANY DRIVER OR CREW MEMBER DISOBEYING THE RULES WILL CAUSE HIS OR
HER CAR TO BE DISQUALIFIED. DRIVERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS
OF THEIR CREW.
FUEL SYSTEM: There will be no pressurized fuel tanks allowed. No more than 5 gallons of gas in
cell or Marine boat tank is MANDATORY. All tanks must be secure and meet safety inspection. Original tanks will not be allowed
BATTERY: Battery must be relocated and securely fastened to passenger side
floorboard and covered with explosion proof shield. One battery per car. No tarp straps or bungee cords.
GLASS AND TRIM: All glass, plastic, chrome, mirrors, fiberglass, metal reflectors,
or any loose metal must be removed. Windshield is optional.
COOLING: Radiator or fan may
be removed, but not relocated. Any type of
automotive radiator may be used but must be mounted in stock position. No radiator cooler inside of car. No reserve or overflow tanks permitted. No antifreeze allowed.
All cars will be limited to 1980 or newer (Ford/Chrysler),
1978 or newer for GM models.2.
Engine motors must be GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to
Chrysler, etc. Must be
mounted in stock position ONLY. Motor
mounts may be welded. Engines
must have air breather. No header pipes allowed. All Exhaust must be ran out the bottom.3.
No transmission coolers allowed.4.
Suspension must remain stock. 5.
Rear ends must be GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to
Chrysler, etc. Locking of
rear ends is permitted. You cannot replace the original rear end
with an old style.6.
Drive shafts must be OEM stock - no PTO shafts.7.
Tie rods, trailing arms and A-arms must be factory
originals. No reinforcing,
shortening or lengthening.8.
The steering column and gear box must remain factory
HOOD and TRUNK - must remain in factory position. Can only be wired or chained
shut. No tucking of trunk
lid is allowed. Hood must
have 2 holes by the carburetor. 10.
BODY, FENDERS and
FRAMES - No seam
welding. No patching. Pre-denting is allowed. No trimming of fenders. No reinforcing of the frame. Notching of rear frame is
allowed. NO PRE-DENTING OR TRIMMING ON THE FIREWALL.11.
BODY MOUNTS - all body mounts must be factory originals.12.
DOORS - doors cannot be welded shut. Doors can only be wired or chained
CAGE - You MUST have a cage with two side bars and two cross
bars. The cage cannot
extend past the dash area in the front and cannot extend past the back side of
the front seat.14.
BUMPERS - Must be GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to Chrysler,
etc. No truck bumpers OR
70’s style bumpers allowed. Bumpers
may we welded to the shock bumpers and then welded to the frame. The top of the bumper may not be more
than 25 inches from the ground.15.
SHIFTER - may be relocated to the floor16.
TIRES - all tires must be car type or C rated tires on stock rims
only. MUD TIRES ARE ALLOWED
IS A STOCK CLASS. IT WILL
REMAIN A STOCK CLASS SO DO NOT DO ANY MORE THAN WHAT IS STATED IN THESE
RULES. DO NOT DO ANYTHING
TO MAKE YOUR CAR ILLEGAL AFTER INSPECTION. IF THIS HAPPENS, YOU WILL BE
DISQUALIFIED AND YOUR ENTRY FEE WILL NOT BE RETURNED. OFFICIALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO RE-INSPECT
YOUR CAR AT ANY TIME.
All cars will be limited to 1980 or newer (Ford/Chrysler),
1978 or newer for GM models.2.
ENGINES, TRANSMISSIONS and REAR ENDS -*any engine or transmission may be used in any car, but
MUST be mounted in a stock position. On
a V-block motor, front spark plugs MUST be even or in front of upper ball
joint. *engine cooling system MUST be drained and free of antifreeze. *chained, welded or homemade motor mounts
will be permitted *any type of header is
allowed, but MUST be directed away from driver compartment *transmission oil coolers permitted *any automobile rear end can be used in any
car - NO TRUCK OR FLOATER REAR ENDS will be allowed. This rule does not mean you can
transform a coil spring to leaf spring or vise versa. On models originally equipped with
leaf springs, stock leaf springs and hangers MUST be used. On models originally equipped with
coil springs, stock springs or trailing arms MUST be used. An OEM trailing arm must be used but
may be altered or reinforced in any manner. Rear end braces are allowed BUT may
serve no purpose other than to strengthen the rear end housing. NO ADDITIONAL
ATTACHMENTS MAY BE USED. Any Questions, Call First. *any drive shaft or U joint
may be used *1 chain or cable may be
installed cross ways between rear frame rails behind rear end. *no caging over engine will be allowed. Distributor protector allowed but must be attached to motor only. *any engine with an electric fuel pump must
have a fuel cut off switch within easy reach of driver. *distributor protector cannot be in
contact with cage at any time3.
FENDERS and BUMPERS - *fenders and bumper ends may be
trimmed to allow for wheel clearance.
*bumpers may be welded, but may not exceed 25 inches from the top of the
bumper to the ground4.
DOORS, HOOD and TRUNK - *front and rear doors may be
welded, chained and/or wired. Straps
should be no larger than 1/4 inch thick or 4 inches wide. *a six
(6) post cage may be ran
as follows – one across dash, one behind front seat, and one in rear seat area
by the humps. NO kickers
will be allowed. Only 4
down tubes will be allowed. 2
down tubs on the back of the cage to the flat part of the frame. Halo bar must be attached to the top
of the cage only. The 2
front tubes must stay a minimum of 6 inches behind Z box on Fords and Chryslers
and 6 inches behind front arches on GM’s. Front door braces and side braces may
be connected but may not brace to the frame or roof. They must be connected to the inner
door skins and/or internal posts only.
*hoods must have 2 holes cut in them for fire extinguishers. These holes cannot be over the
carburetor. *if you use a hood, you can
use up to 4 all thread (no larger than 3/4). Washers cannot be bigger than 6 inch
outside diameter. Only 2
washers allowed to go through the frame and must be even with or by the
frame. Washers must be even
with or behind the radiator. A
maximum of 50 bolts 3/8 inch or smaller are allowed to bolt together hood
seams. *NO WELDING HOODS May use angle iron back to back
with a bolt trough it – welded to top of hood and fenders. Angle iron cannot be
more than 3/16” thick and no longer than 6”. No more than 2 angle iron brackets
on either side of hood. *If hood is removed, either fan blades must be removed
or fan belt must be cut. *Station wagon
roofs may be cut or pre-bent but cannot be bolted to floor. *on the trunk
may be welded 5” on and 5” off. Straps may not be larger than 2” wide
and ¼” thick, and use 4 all thread (no larger than 3/4). Washers cannot be bigger than 6 inch
outside diameter. Only 2
washers allowed to go through the frame
*a window safety bar MUST be installed. The bar should be attached in the
center of the windshield from the roof down to the dash area. One rear window bar will be allowed
from the roof to the trunk lid only.5.
FRAME - *1980 and newer Fords - you may not
replace the aluminum engine cradle with an older Ford cradle. *all suspension and frame parts will
remain stock (tie rods, springs, A-arms, etc.). *no other frame welding is allowed. No plating, stuffing, heat treating or
foam filling of frames is allowed. NO BAND-AIDS ALLOWED *all factory holes must be open for
inspection of frame. *no reinforcing
front core supports or body mount holes.
*welding on frames will be allowed from the A-arm forward. TOP SEAM ONLY! A arms may lightly
welded or bolted. With strap no more than ¼” thick and 2” wide with one in
front and one behind A arm and can be welded 2” on strap and 2” on A arm. A 2”
by 2” area on each end of strap may be welded to A arm and frame. DO NOT WELD
entire A arm to frame. Skid plates are allowed. They must be separate plated
for the engine and the transmission. NO full length skid plates. NO bolting or
welding the skid plated to the frame. *body mounts may be removed, but body must
not be welded anywhere to the frame6.
TIRES and WHEELS - *only 16 inch or smaller wheels
allowed. *no truck wheels or reinforcing
of wheels allowed. *studs or screws in
rims to hold tires in place will be allowed.
*tires may be liquid or foam filled - NO SOLID FILLER. *no cut tires or paddle tires allowed. *no tire studs allowed *no split rims will be allowed.