rules 

2019 KMSA Rules

General

Some things have changed from last year so please read the rules completely. Compliance of these rules is mandatory.

The rules and regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events sponsored by KMSA; however, there are certain rules and regulations that are set forth by different tracks that will have to be adhered to and by participating in these events. No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from publication of or compliance with these rules or regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.

The KMSA welcomes and invites everyone who runs a mini stock to run with us. We will make every effort possible to accommodate your car. That is why we have implemented a set of weight breaks and penalties to allow some cars that have not been able to run with us before to be able to run and be competitive.

Association Dues and Fees

All monies collected during the season will go toward the points fund and expenses of running the series. KMSA Yearly dues are $75.00. Each driver is given 2 races in which to join the association. Upon the 3rd race you must pay the Association Dues.

KMSA Protest Procedures

A protest fee and written request must be made to one of the KMSA officials within 10 minutes of the end of the feature race.

  1. A) Any driver or car owner who wishes to protest a car may do so as long as the protester’s car finishes in the top 6 of the feature, and the car being protested finished above them.
  2. B) The protest fee is $500.00 and must be in cash with $200.00 of the fee going to the association. If the car being checked is found legal the protest fee goes to the car owner/driver to help pay for gaskets etc. If it is found illegal the protest money will be returned minus the $200.00 that went to the association.
  3. C) If the car being protested is found illegal that car and driver loses all points and all winnings, awards, etc. for the night and will face a 2-race suspension.

D)The driver or car owner of the car being protested has the right to face his/her accuser and request the car making the protest to be inspected as well, as long as he/she is willing to put up the protest fee before tech begins on his/her car. In other words, if the #00 protests the #88, the #88 has the right to protest the #00 as well.

  1. E) Only the registered car owner or registered driver may make a protest, no crew, wives, friends, kids, etc....

Pre-Race Inspection

All cars must go through pre‐race inspection. At that point a KMSA official will check the carburetor, inspect the suspension, chassis and drive line and punch the tires. A decal will then be applied to the car with the weight information obtained during pre‐tech. Any car found to be illegal during pre‐tech will be given the opportunity to correct the issues before qualifying or the heat races. If anything is changed on the car before qualifying and/or heat races, the car must go back through pre-race inspection.

Post-Race Inspection

The top 6 cars in the feature must go through the scales and then precede to the KMSA tech tents. You must not stop by your pit area first. Any car that goes to their pit area before going to the tech tents will be DISQUALIFIED. A final inspection will be conducted. The KMSA will determine what is inspected at final check. This information will be compared to the original information and against final weights. At that point a final pass or fail decision will be made. If anyone wants anything else to be checked it will fall under the protest provisions.

The KMSA reserves the right to inspect the entire car for rule conformity. All decisions will be final.

Chassis and Body

  1. Any two or four door domestic or foreign car or truck with a 90" ‐ 105” wheel base. Wheel base must match make and model of car.
  2. NO TUBE CHASSIS OR JIG CHASSIS ALLOWED.
  3. No mixing of manufacturers. If you race a Ford Mustang it must be a Ford Mustang.
  4. Must have stock fire wall, in stock location and floor pan. You cannot weld a floor pan on to a tubing frame.
  5. Damaged sections of the chassis may be replaced with tubing or sheet metal in stock location only with KMSA’s approval.
  6. Chassis on a Fox Body Mustang can be cut in front of front shock towers and behind rear shock towers and finished out with tubing, if they remain in the stock position and mount.
  7. Leaf Spring Cars must retain the stock chassis all the way back to the rear leaf spring mounting points and positions.
  8. Trunk area can be cut out, but the shocks must go through the OEM holes.
  9. Damaged areas of the chassis can be repaired however spring mounts, perches, and seats along with control arms, trailing arms, pivot points and all other suspension mounts must be straightened and then reinforced with tubing and/or sheet metal, but only with KMSA approval in writing.
  10. Rub bars or Nerf bars must be behind the body's skin.
  11. Aftermarket sheet metal or aluminum bodies allowed.
  12. Open back end allowed.
  13. Nose and tail pieces including MD3 allowed.
  14. Spoiler must be no more than 8” max.
  15. Side spoiler allowed but limited to left side only, must not be higher than 10” and not be longer than the rear spoiler side board.
  16. No other spoilers will be allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Suspension

  1. Front tubular control arms are allowed with a 10lb per wheel weight penalty. The tubular control arms must be mounted in the stock locations and non-adjustable.
  2. Tubular control arms can be lengthened or shortened.
  3. Fabricated K members will be allowed with a 45lb weight penalty in which 10lb must be mounted in front of the firewall.
  4. Lengthening or shortening of stock A-arms or control arms will be allowed with a 10lb per wheel penalty.
  5. Caster and camber plates allowed.
  6. Screw jacks allowed.
  7. All suspension components, springs, shocks, sway bars etc... must be mounted in stock location.
  8. Shocks with external reservoirs will not be allowed.
  9. Racing shocks and struts are allowed if they can be mounted in the FACTORY POSITIONS.
  10. Shocks must retain stock angle. In order to be able to run different shocks, the shock mount can be moved up for shock travel if the angle is not modified.
  11. If your car did not come from the factory with coil over shocks, you cannot run them.
  12. Only one shock per wheel will be allowed.
  13. No J bar or three link allowed.
  14. Leaf spring cars may use blocks or jack bolts to adjust the ride height of the car.
  15. Bump steer will be allowed.
  16. All suspension pivot points must remain in the factory locations with the following exceptions:
  17. Strut front ends may alter the top mounting location of the strut in order to adjust caster and camber
  18. A-arm front ends may shim the upper a-arms to adjust caster and camber
  19. 4-link cars may adjust pinion angle by adjusting the length of the upper links only.
  20. Leaf spring cars may alter the shackle length (but must maintain the OEM pivot location) to jack weight
  21. Leaf spring cars may adjust pinion angle by altering the block shape between the leaf spring and rear- end housing.
  22. Leaf spring cars may run Sliders with a 30lb per penalty
  23. No suspension parts can be added to cars not equipped from the factory. I.e. No adding a pan hard bar or sway bar.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Weight

  1. Minimum weight 2050lb. AT NO TIME CAN YOU WEIGHT LESS THAN 2050lb.
  2. Car must weigh one pound per cc. Engine displacement must be clearly posted on the hood.
  3. All weight must be attached with at least 1/2" bolt and be painted white with the proper car number on it.
  4. You are allowed 1lb per lap for burn off in feature only.
  5. If you are found to be light after hot laps you will be notified. If you are found light after qualifying or the heat races you will be rolled to the back for the feature.

Tires and Wheels

  1. 10" width wheel max.
  2. 10” tires are allowed with a 10lb penalty per wheel.
  3. If you run 8” tires and wheels you can take a 20lb per wheel weight break. In order to qualify for the wheel break you must run both 8” wheels and 8” tires.
  4. Wheels must be steel. Bead locks allowed.
  5. Tires must not be treated with chemicals, solutions or any other compounds.
  6. American Racer tires are the official tire of the KMSA however any tire can be run if it punches 48 or harder.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Rotating Assembly

  1. YOU MUST MAINTAIN A STOCK STROKE +/- .010”.
  2. Any four-cylinder engine in stock location allowed.
  3. No after-market or racing blocks.
  4. No turbo or supercharger allowed.
  5. No dry sump.
  6. Only flat top pistons allowed. Toyotas 3TC may run dome top.
  7. No titanium wrist pins allowed.
  8. Boring any cylinder more than 0.080” oversized will be allowed with a 40lb weight penalty.
  9. Any steel rod allowed.
  10. Stock OEM production crank shaft allowed.
  11. Billet steel crankshaft allowed. Machining of the crank is allowed such as lightening, knife edging or rod and main journals if you maintain a stock stroke.
  12. All engines must use an in-block wet sump oil system.
  13. No vacuum pumps allowed.
  14. No rotary engines allowed.
  15. If you change the engine between qualifying or the heat races and the feature race you must go to the back of the field for the feature.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Ignition

  1. Any distributor with any ignition box or stock ignition allowed.
  2. Crank Trigger Ignition Allowed.
  3. Any ignition system used must be readily available to the general public.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Cylinder Head

  1. Any cast iron head allowed if they are/ were available to the general public for sale.
  2. OEM production aluminum heads on Toyota allowed.
  3. No aftermarket aluminum heads allowed on any engines.
  4. No dual camshafts.
  5. Milling, Porting and polishing allowed.
  6. No relocation of intake/exhaust ports or runners
  7. Filling head and machining to reconfigure runners and ports will not be allowed.
  8. Any cam allowed.
  9. Any size valves allowed.
  10. Valve guide spacing or geometry cannot be altered.
  11. Unported hydraulic non-roller head with OEM size valves = 100lb break
  12. Unported solid non-roller head with OEM size valves = 50lb break
  13. Any unported head with roller cam or oversize valves will get no weight break
  14. Aftermarket cast iron heads will have a 40lb weight penalty.
  15. Any OEM head on Ford will receive a 40lb weight break.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Intake

  1. Intakes that are cast with no welding on the outside except to plug water inlets/outlets or injector ports are allowed.
  2. Fabricated intakes will be allowed with a 30lb weight penalty.
  3. OEM manifolds with any welding performed on the outside other than to plug water inlets/outlets or injector ports will carry a 15lb penalty.
  4. Porting and polishing and port matching is allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Header

  1. Any header will be allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Cooling System

  1. Any size radiator will be allowed.
  2. Electric water pumps will be allowed.
  3. Relocating the radiator will be allowed.
  4. Electric cooling fan will be allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Drive Line

  1. Only a stock transmission will be allowed.
  2. Top loader transmissions will not be allowed.
  3. Transmission must have forward and reverse gears.
  4. Lightening of the transmission is allowed.
  5. All internal gears must be OEM stock production Ford gears.
  6. No billet gears allowed.
  7. No aftermarket transmissions allowed.
  8. No racing transmissions allowed.
  9. Any working racing clutch, such as a Tilton, Quarter Master, or Gold Star allowed.
  10. Couplers are not allowed.
  11. If you run a stock clutch, pressure plate and non-lightened flywheel you can take a 50lb weight break.
  12. If you run a stock clutch, pressure plate and lightened flywheel you can take a 40lb weight break.
  13. Transmission bell housing must have a ¾” or larger inspection hole in it to allow clutch inspection.
  14. Stock OEM housing Ford 9" rear-end allowed.
  15. No quick-change differentials allowed.
  16. No floaters allowed.
  17. Locking of differential or racing spool allowed.
  18. Traction control is not allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Fuel System

  1. Stock fuel injection will be allowed.
  2. Aftermarket fuel injectors will not be allowed.
  3. Holley 4412 500 cfm and Holley 7448 350 cfm 2-bbl carburetors allowed 500 cfm Max.
  4. Carburetor must pass Holley 4412 go no go gauges.
  5. NO 4bbl CARBURETORS. NO AEROSOL CARBURETORS ALLOWED.
  6. Choke horn may be removed.
  7. Carburetor must have boosters with no modifications to boosters or venturi.
  8. Only Racing Gasoline will be allowed.
  9. Any fuel containing any type of alcohol will not be allowed, that includes E85 and oxygenated fuels that contain alcohol.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

Safety

  1. Fuel cells are required on all cars.
  2. All cars must have at least a 4 point roll cage that has been approved by a KMSA official.
  3. All drivers must wear a fire suit.
  4. Gloves, racing shoes and window nets are recommended.
  5. All cars must have a fire extinguisher within reach of the driver. It is recommended to have two driveshaft loops.
  6. Mirrors and two-way communications are not allowed.

Running anything different than what is described above may result in added weight penalties or disqualification of car.

The KMSA reserves the right to modify or change these rules in the interest of competition.

The KMSA is a modified class and will remain a modified class. The changes to the rules for this year are meant to lessen the cost of running the class. We may have to tweak the weight penalties and breaks during the year for the sake of competition. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RULES OR HOW THEY ARE IMPLEMENTED PLEASE CALL

John Boothe (205) 303-9631

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