2022 Stock Compact Rules
Compact Derby 4&6 cylinder
Drivers must be at least 16 years of age. 16 and 17 year olds need to have a signed consent waiver
by parents or guardian to participate. Drivers must furnish his/her own car. All drivers and pit crew
must sign a liability waiver and purchase a pit pass before entering the pit area or track. All drivers
must attend the driver’s meeting prior to race time. No drugs or alcohol will be permitted in the pit
area. Any person in the pit area suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be
allowed to compete and will be asked to leave. NO REFUND. Unsportsmanlike conduct from drivers
or spectators could result in ban or suspension from event/events.
4 Cylinder Cars Permitted:
Any factory equipped 4 cylinder, fwd or rwd, 2 or 4 door, sedan or station wagon. No light commercial
vehicles, SUVs,trucks or vans. AWD cars must remove one drive shaft.
6 Cylinder Cars Permitted:
Any factory equipped 6 cylinder FWD, 2 or 4 door, sedan or station wagon. No light commercial
vehicles, SUVs, trucks, or vans.
STOCK MEANS STOCK! IF IT DOESN’T SAY IT IN THE RULES DON’T DO IT!
These vehicles are to be considered stock unless specifically mentioned in these rules. No altering,
swapping, welding, or manipulating parts unless specifically mentioned.
Drivers are required to wear a DOT approved helmet and safety glasses or goggles. Drivers must wear
full length pants. Must wear footwear that completely covers feet. Please also wear gloves for hand
protection. Safety is our first priority while on the grounds. There will be zero tolerance of any unsafe
acts. Misconduct of a driver or crew member can disqualify the driver and car from the event. All
decisions of the judges are final.
Drivers must hit a live vehicle every 60 seconds.
ALL unnecessary glass, plastic, chrome moldings, carpet, mirrors, emblems, and flammable materials
shall be removed. No broken windows in doors. All cars must be clean and free of loose debris in the
drivers compartment and the trunk. All airbags MUST be completely removed. Drain all air
conditioners. All associated rubber hoses must be cut or removed prior to arrival at the track. All
trailer/towing hitches must be removed.
ALL AIR BAGS MUST BE REMOVED!!!
Each car needs their own distinct number where it can easily be read in contrasting colors. Roof sign
recommended for individual number.
Cages & Driver Protection:
Factory dash may be removed. You MUST have seat bar from B post to B post as a MINIMUM.
All cage bars must be 5 inches from the floor.
Side bars may not extend past seat bar by 1 foot.
No down bars to floor.
Cages are intended for safety, not to reinforce the car.
Halos will be allowed, given the vertical bars do not extend more than 4 inches past horizontal roof bar.
No outside door bars.
Fuel cell/factory tank:
Stock tanks permitted as long as they are forward of rear wheels. Factory tank under car must be
chained or 9 wired in 2 spots around tank and floor
No Jerry cans, gas cans or plastic tanks as fuel tanks.
No factory tanks inside of car.
Fuel cells are recommended.
Must use fuel injection rated hose on fuel injected cars.
Must be mounted in back seat area or to the cage.
No rubber tie downs or zip ties.
No zip screws will be permitted.
Must be bolted or chained in place and must not move.
If mounting to floor, fuel cell cannot be attached to cage.
Factory tank must be removed if running fuel cell.
Fuel lines must be ran in a safe manner and be protected from cutting or crushing.
Maximum capacity of fuel cell permitted is 10 gallons.
Electric fuel pump must have a kill switch that is clearly marked.
Any fuel leaks will disqualify cars from participating. Please use secure leak proof fittings and good
hose clamps and make sure they are tight.
All fuel tanks should be covered with a rubber mat, a metal cover, or both.
As mentioned above, safety is our first priority
Gas tank protector:
If you choose to use a frame for the purpose of mounting your fuel cell, it may either be mounted to the
rear seat bar OR bolted to the floor sheet metal (no combinations)
All fuel cell frames/mounts may be no wider than 24” and must start a minimum of 4” away from
vertical sheet metal on both used and fresh cars. Fuel tank mounts may not be used as a technical
advantage on a vehicle.
One Battery only. May be moved inside to the passenger side floorboard. Batteries must be in a secure
box and be covered (No metal covers). No plastic battery box allowed. We recommend metal battery
boxes be bolted to the floor with no smaller then 3/8 inch bolts and washers.
Brakes & Steering:
A working hydraulic brake system is required. You must exhibit the ability to stop. Anyone losing their
brakes during an event will be disqualified.
Aftermarket steering wheel allowed.
Do not reinforce the steering rack.
Tie rods cannot be welded or reinforced.
ALL AIR BAGS MUST BE REMOVED!!
Tires & Rims:
Tires must be air filled only.
No liquid or concrete filled tires.
No studded tires.
Any ply rating allowed.
Doubled tires will be allowed.
All wheel weights must be removed, including on the inside of the wheels.
No modifications of rims.
Body & Frame:
Stock- Do not touch or weld body mounts or subframe mounts.
No frame modifications. No stuffed frames of any kind.
Do not “enhance” or crease body lines.
Sunroof hole must be covered and secured with the same thickness of metal as the roof.
For drivers safety, 2 bars or 1 inch flat bar strapping must be mounted vertically from firewall to roof
over the windshield area. Windshield bars must be bolted or welded to sheet metal or extend to halo.
No rear window bars.
Hood must have at least an 8″ x 8” hole near the center for fire personnel access.
Hood may be secured in a total of 4 places of your choice –
– Chain (3⁄8” max)
– #9 wire
Hood must be able to be opened for inspection.
Factory Hood latch must be removed.
Car must have a hood.
May have a total of 6 places combination of your choice on each panel by-
– Chain (3⁄8” max)
– # 9 wire (3 strand max)
Only the driver’s door may be welded for safety purposes with a maximum of 6 (3”x 3×1/4”) plates.
Trunks may be tucked.
Bumpers must be stock oem to car bumper.
No bumper swaps.
Plastic bumper covers MUST BE REMOVED.
Bumpers may be fully welded to frame. No added metal.
Bumpers front and rear MUST be chained ¼ inch chain or 9 wire two strands in 2 locations and must
be tight. No dog chain. We do not want bumpers coming off.
No plastic/ fiberglass bumpers.
Engines, Transmissions & Drive shafts:
Engine & transmission must be STOCK.
No altering shifting method.
No altering motor mounts.
Motor may be chained with 3/8” chain only in up to 2 spots.
Electronics may be relocated.
Stacks will be permitted and are preferred. Exhaust underneath car will be permitted.
Water only in cooling system. Please drain antifreeze prior to arrival at the track.
Electric fans only. No engine mounted fans permitted. All engine electric cooling fans must be under
No external radiator guards/protectors.
Trans coolers may be relocated under hood Some type of air cleaner must be used.
Differentials may NOT be welded.
front & Rear Must remain STOCK.
No welding of any kind on any component and must move freely up and down.
Fix it plates:
Must be approved
2 per frame 6”x 6”x ¼” may be used
Plates cannot overlap.
Patching and rust repair to body and/or frame will be allowed only if cleared in advance. You may be
required to show before and after photos of any repairs. Please contact Jeff Dauberman with any
questions on this topic. Cell Contact: 814-810-3181.
ALL AIR BAGS MUST BE REMOVED!!!
Any frame/uni body/rocker panel/body panel/ bumper/etc. may be drilled to scope inside if deemed
necessary for inspection.
IF IT’S NOT IN THE RULES, IT DOES NOT MEAN YOU CAN DO IT!
PLEASE CALL OR TEXT Jeff Dauberman with any questions regarding the stock compact rules.
Jeff Dauberman (814)-810-3181 10am-8pm for any rule clarifications and questions.
ALL DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES ARE FINAL.
Copyright: BENT METAL MOTORSPORTS L.L.C