Bog Rules
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Mud Bog Rules

 

RULE DISCLAMER

The Central Alberta Raceways (CAR) has no express implied warranty of safety resulting from publication of, or complaint with these rules. They are intended as a guideline for conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to spectators or participants.

Participants are expected to be alert to inherent hazards of Mud Racing competition and are expected to exercise good safety precautions and procedures.

 

SAFETY'S IMPORTANCE

The primary responsibility for the safe conduction and operation of Mud Racer in competition rests with vehicle owner and driver. The total responsibility for mud racing's progress is shared by everyone associated with the sport. Close observance of the standards set forth in this rulebook is an important fundamental. The standards set forth by the CAR will serve as guidelines based upon experience ands professional mud racing.

 

 RULES and Requirements 

  1. Stock and super stock vehicles must have seatbelts.
  2. CSA approved helmets and seatbelts must be worn during competition and pullout and driver’s must be clothed from wrist to toe.
  3. All drivers of alcohol and nitrous powered vehicles must wear a minimum SFI single layer race suit or a safety equivalent suit to accommodate larger size racers.
  4. Co-drivers (passengers) must have the same equipment and follow the same rules as drivers AND ONLY ALLOWED IN STOCK AND MOD-STOCK CLASSES. No passengers are allowed to ride in other classes.
  5. A minimum 2.5lb dry chemical fire extinguisher mounted for easy access is required in all classes. An on board 5lb fire system is required on all alcohol burning or blown (supercharged) vehicles.
  6. Batteries must be secured and are NOT allowed in the driver’s compartment. All batteries must be completely enclosed and vented if in driver's compartment.
  7. No fuel lines, fuel pumps or fuel pressure gauge lines are permitted in the driver’s compartment, unless OEM or NHRA approved gauges have been installed.
  8. Nitrous Oxide may be in the driver’s compartment if properly mounted and vented to the outside of the driver’s compartment.
  9. All competing vehicles must have a hard top or OEM roll cage. All open top vehicles and vehicles in Pro-Modified and Super Modified must have a minimum 6-point roll cage (attached to the frame). Roll cage must be competition roll cage consist of 1 5/8” x .120 wall thickness mid steel tubing or 1 5/8” x .065 wall thickness, 4130 chrome molly tubing for the main 6-point cage structure. Any vehicle with a roll cage built prior to 11/09/96 will be accepted pending Safety Committee approval.
  10. Super Stock may run full production cab or interior and glass. If any gutting of cab interior, vehicles in Super Stock must run a roll cage of the same standard as Pro-Modified and Super Modified.
  11. All competing vehicles must have a windshield or a piece of lexan in front of the driver, or the driver must wear goggles.
  12. All vehicles must have tow hooks ATTACHED AT THE FRONT AND REAR OF THE  VECHICLE.
  13. All classes, except Stock, must have manual transmission and clutch shatter shields (1/4” aluminum, or 1/8”), transmission blanket or ½” minimum conveyor belt.
  14. All u-joints must have a 360 degree guard around (2” min. with, steel 1/16” or aluminum 1/8”) excluding stock..Drive shafts must have a drive shaft loop every 24” or minimum 1 per shaft at the front of the shaft. Loop must be made of 3/8” round steel or ½” round aluminum or equivalent, excluding Stock and Modified Stock.
  15. Drive shafts must have a drive shaft loop every 24" or minimum 1 per shaft at the front of the shaft. Loop must be made of 3/8" round steel or 1/2" round aluminum or equivalent, excluding Stock and Modified Stock.
  16. All vehicles must have functional brakes and steering system.
  17. All vehicles with engine driven fan blades are required to have a fan shroud.
  18. No loose objects are permitted in the vehicle during competition.
  19. All vehicles must have fuel tanks of fuel cells properly mounted inside the confines of the frame / roll cage and outside of drivers compartment.
  20. All super charged vehicles are required to use aluminum blower studs and have NHRA approved blower restraints. Blower belt shields are required.
  21. All competing vehicles must be equipped with full floor pan under the driver’s compartment and a firewall between the driver and the engine(s). These must be a minimum thickness of 0.06” and must be constructed of sheet metal or aluminum. Vehicles built before rule change requires OEM. .
  22. Nitro Methane is prohibited in all classes.
  23. All modified, Pro-modified and Super Modified vehicles must have a kill switch mounted on the back of the vehicle clearly visible and accessible location. The switch must kill ALL power in the vehicle.
  24. If no neutral safety switch is used, a person must be in control of the vehicle.

RULES ARE SUBJECTET TO CHANGE ONLY IF IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY DUE TO AN OVERSIGHT THAT MAY GIVE A PARTICIPANT OR COMPETITION VEHICLE AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE OVER THE MAJORITY OF OTHERS IN THE CLASS WHICH IS DECIDED BY THE RULES COMMITTEE AND ARE FINAL.

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

STOCK: 

  • All entries must be factory produced street legal vehicles.
  • Frame and body for that make and model with full production metal.
  • Functional flatbeds allowed, must be width of cab and length of frame.

Engine:
Stock O.E.M. engine with exception of maximum three bolt in power adders.Stock must be under 500hp
Power adders Include
  • Headers
  • Performance Intake Manifold
  • Carb
  • Cam
  • Heads
  • Weight Modifications
  • Chips/Performance Tuners
  • Performance Exhaust
No aftermarket forced induction or alcohol injection.
Transmission:   
  • No stall torque converters.
Suspension:   
  • Factory suspension, lift kit to any safe height allowed.
Tires:   
  • Any D.O.T. Tire up to 35”. 
  • No cutting allowed. 
  • No padded tires.
Fuel:   
  • Pump fuel, propane or diesel only 
Exhaust:   
  • No upright exhaust headers. (through hood).
Body:
  • Body must be factory production and match frame
Frame:
  • Must be unaltered.  Should have minimal a role bar.

 

 MODIFIED STOCK: 

  •  Frame and body for that make and model with full production metal or functional flatbeds must be width of cab and length of frame
  • MUST HAVE factory production OEM transfer case (e.g. can't have divorced Ford transfer case in a Chevy or Dodge). No chain drives, after market is allowed.

Engine:
  • No aftermarket forced induction
  • Limited to only one carb or mixer. 
  • Factory fuel injection allowed.
Transmission:   
  • No stall torque converters.
Suspension:   
  • Must have factory suspension for that make and model of chassis
  • No 3 or 4 link suspension kits. 
  • An axle anti wrap device starting from the center of your axle going in any direction, being one device per wheel. Must be safe to operate and pass inspection.
Tires:   
  • Any D.O.T. Tire allowed. 
  • No cutting allowed. 
  • No padded tires.
Fuel:   
  • Pump gas, propane or diesel. 
  • No nitrous.
  • No alcohol injection. 
Exhaust:   
  • No upright exhaust headers. (through hood).
Body:
  • Body must be factory production.
Frame:
  • Must be unaltered.  Should have minimal a role bar.

 

SUPER STOCK:  

  •  Must have at least a 6-point roll cage, unless full production cab, interior and glass.

Engine:
  • No aftermarket forced induction
  • Only single stage nitrous,
Transmission:   
  • No restrictions.
Suspension:   
  • No limits on body or suspension.  Must safe to operate and pass tech
Tires:   
  • No padded tires.
Fuel:   
  • No alcohol, all other fuels allowed.
Exhaust:   
  • No restrictions.
Body:
  • Body must be factory production.
Frame:
  • Must be unaltered.  Should have minimal a role bar.

 

 PRO MODIFIED:

  • Must have at least a 6-point roll cage (see General Rules).
  • 2x4 drive allowed in Pro-Mod
  • Must have an outside battery kill switch (see General Rules).

Engine:
  • Fuel Injection, alcohol injection and dual carbs allowed
  • No forced induction or multe stage nitrous.
  • Up to a 871 Blower at a 1-1 driven ratio
Transmission:  
  • No restrictions.
Suspension:  
  • No limits on body or suspension. Must safe to operate and pass tech
Tires:  
  • No padded tires or terras allowed.
Fuel:  
  • No alcohol, all other fuels allowed.
Exhaust:  
  • No restrictions.
Body:
  • Body must be factory production.
Frame:
  • Must be unaltered. Should have minimal a role bar.

  

SUPER MODIFIED: 

  •  Must have a least a 6-point roll cage
  • Must have a outside battery kill switch.
  • Anything goes as long as it is safe to operate and passes technical inspection.

Engine:
No restrictions
Transmission:  
No restrictions
Suspension:  
No restrictions
Tires:  
No restrictions
Fuel:  
No restrictions
Exhaust:  
No restrictions
Body:
No restrictions
Frame:
No restrictions

 

MUST FOLLOW ALL GENERAL RULES. 

Head pit officials are the people in charge of the pit personnel, during the event itself, these officials will be people with authority to suspend or disqualify a driver or vehicle from competition. The decision of the official on any point in question will be final. Any protests or complaints must go to the Rules Committee.  If the Rule Committee is called on any point in question, their decision will be final.

 CENTRAL ALBERTA RACEWAYS IS DEDICATED TO THE SAFTEY OF EVERYONE INVOLVED IN THE SPORT OF MUD RACING FROM THE COMPETITOR TO THE SPECTATOR.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 May 2013 10:44