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2017 Club Rules for “A” & “B” Class Tractors

Always Remember……Safety First!

  1. ALL SAFETY RULES WILL BE IN FORCE AT ALL TIMES ON AND OFF THE TRACK!

  1. “A” CLASS TRACTORS MUST BE 1959 OR OLDER; “B” CLASS TRACTORS MUST BE 1963 OR OLDER. NO TURBO CHARGERS ALLOWED.

  1. CLASSES OFFERED:           2750A;2750B                    5000A;5000B                       9000A;9000B

          3000A;3000B.                   5500A;5500B                     10000A;10000B

          3500A;3500B                    6000A;6000B                     11000A;11000B

          4000A;4000B.                   7000A;7000B.                    12000A;12000B

          4500A;4500B.                   8000A;8000B

  1. DRAWBAR HEIGHT 20” MAXIMUM AND 18” FROM CENTER OF AXLE. TRACTORS WITH 3 POINT HITCHES MUST HAVE STAYS SO HITCH CANNOT RAISE OVER 20”. HITCH TO HAVE A 3” HORIZONTAL RING. NO VERTICAL RING OR CLEVIS ALLOWED. THE RING CANNOT HAVE SUPPORT FROM BEHIND THAT WOULD KEEP THE HOOK AND CHAIN FROM HANGING FREE AND UNOBSTRUCTED. HEIGHT CHECKED AT THE HIGHEST PORTION OF THE RING.

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST HAVE WORKING GOVERNORS (A & B CLASSES ONLY)

  1. “A” CLASS MAXIMUM RPMS 10% OVER STOCK HIGH IDLE (SEE rpm) GUIDE); “B” CLASS MAXIMUM RPMS 3000.

  1. INSTEAD OF RANDOM RPM CHECKS, A “PROTEST only” method by which members will protest, in writing, other members in their class and within 5 places of their finish. the protest must be made by the end of the following class and given to a board member, track official, or taken to the announcers stand.

  1. “A” class 3.0 MPH; “B” class 6.0 MPH

  1. Horn can blow 3 times. 1st and 2nd blows, puller must slow to turn horn off. 3rd blow, puller is disqualified for trophies and points but will receive 1 point for the pull if he/she is a club member.

  1. Suitcase weights allowed. should weights or any other parts fall to the ground during pull, puller will be disqualified. the front weight bracket must not extend more than 24 inches in front of the furthermost portion of the grill or main frame of tractor.

  1. only members will receive points for their pull. A member must have at least 12 points to win the class championship in which they are competing. THE LOWEST  POINTS PULL WILL BE DROPPED FOR EACH MEMBER.

  1. During pull, if tractor tires cross white line, pull will be measured at that point.

  1. No shifting gears while sled is in motion. ampli-tor hydra-power torque amplifiers will be allowed to shirt in all classes.

  1. “B” class tractors musT have original frame and manufacturer’s brand of engine fitting into the original bell housing without adapter plates and no more or less cylinders.

  1. Racing fuels allowed. no injected gases or nitrous.

  1. “A” class tires only. no sharpened, altered or excessive road wear tires will be allowed. 38” Tire is largest you can run.  “a” class tire guide as follows:

2,750 - 3,000 - 3,500 - 4,000 LBS

14.9 MAX WIDTH UP TO 170 SQ IN

13.6 x 38 = 168 SQ IN

4,500 – 5,000 LBS

16.9 MAX WIDTH UP TO 210 SQ IN

14.9 x 38 = 200 SQ IN

5500 -- 6,000 – 7,000 LBS

18.4 MAX WIDTH UP TO 260 SQ IN

16.9 x 38= 252 SQ IN

8,000 – 9,000 LBS

18.4 MAX WIDTH UP TO SQ IN

18.4 x 38 = 300 SQ IN

10,000 – 11,000 – 12,000 LBS

23.1 MAX WIDTH UP TO 420 SQ IN

20.8 x 38 = 352 SQ IN

“B” class tires may be cut, and any size up to 20.8 x 38 maximum.

  1. Hook fee will be $15.00 per hook. There will be no limit on the number of hooks per person; however, if the same tractor is pulled more than once per class, only the first puller counts. All other drivers or repeat pulls of that tractor in that class will pull as exhibition. Also, on any given day if a tractor pulls in “a” class it must stay in “a” class and if a tractor pulls in “b” class it must stay in “b” class, etc. However, if it pulls in “a” class one day, it can pull in “b” class on a different day.

AN “A” CLASS TRACTOR CANNOT PULL IN ANY OTHER CLASSES ON THE SAME DAY.

  1. 75 ft rule will apply for all pullers (back up and pull again)

  1. Wheelie bars are mandatory on all tractors in all classes for club members or for non-members who pull more than once during the year. That is, they can pull one event only without wheelie bars, but at any event after that, they will be required to have wheelie bars or they won’t be allowed to pull. See specification shown below.

  1. Only 2-wheel drive tractors will be allowed to pull.

  1. NO drugs or alcoholic beverages allowed.
  2. Nobody will be allowed on the track except the puller and the track officials. (No walking beside the tractor, no sitting too close to the track beyond the ropes, etc). Track officials will be appointed to enforce this rule. Also, the ropes along the sides of the track will be 15 to 20 feet away from the track.

  1. Points will be awarded to the puller (member) for each event. tractor substitutes can be made between events. If a puller pulls two tractors in the same class at the same event, the points will be awarded to each tractor and be kept separate from that point forward for the remainder of the year.

CVATPA Wheelie Bar Specifications

WHEELIE BARS MUST HAVE PADS. NO WHEELS.

DIMENSIONS:

  1. THE FRONT EDGE OF THE STABILIZER PAD CAN’T BE FURTHER FORWARD THAN THE REAR MOST PORTION OF THE TIRE.
  2. 10” MAXIMUM HEIGHT OFF GROUND
  3. PAD SIZE 5 X 5 X ¼” THICK
  4. 20” MINIMUM ACROSS PADS FROM OUTSIDE TO OUTSIDE.

NOTE:

  1. THE WHEELIE BAR MUST BE ABLE TO SUPPORT THE WEIGHT OF THE TRACTOR IN THE HEAVIEST CLASS PULLED. TO TEST, THE OWNER SHOULD JACK UP THE PADS SO TRACTOR IS COMPLETELY OFF THE GROUND.



 

2017 Club Rules for “C” Class Tractors

Always Remember……Safety First!

  1. ALL SAFETY RULES WILL BE IN FORCE AT ALL TIMES ON AND OFF THE TRACK!

  1. CLASSES OFFERED: 3500, 4000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500, AND 7000 LBS

  1. “C” CLASS TRACTORS MUST USE THE REAR END AND SHEET METAL FROM A FARM TRACTOR 1963 OR OLDER. NON-TURBO TRACTORS MUST USE THE REAR END AND SHEET METAL FROM A FARM TRACTOR OF ANY YEAR. HOOD MAY BE MODIFIED AND/OR EXTENDED TO ACCOMMODATE THE ENGINE.

  1. TRACTORS MAY HAVE FRAMES EXTENDED OR REPLACED, BUT NO PART OF THE TRACTOR (INCLUDING WEIGHT BRACKETS) SHALL EXTEND FURTHER THAN 13 FEET (156 INCHES) FROM THE CENTER OF THE REAR WHEELS. THE REAR WEIGHTS SHALL NOT EXTEND PAST THE REAR TIRES. THE FRONT WEIGHT BRACKET MUST NOT EXTEND MORE THAN 24 INCHES IN FRONT OF THE FURTHERMOST PORTION OF THE GRILL OR MAIN FRAME OF TRACTOR. THE WHEEL BASE OF THE TRACTOR (CENTER OF FRONT WHEEL TO CENTER OF REAR WHEEL) SHALL NOT EXCEED 10 ½ FEET (126 INCHES).

  1. ANY AGRICULTURAL OEM OR REPLACEMENT 2, 4, OR 6 CYLINDER CAST IRON ENGINE (WITH OEM CAST IRON HEADS), ALUMINUM INTAKES ALLOWED. UPDRAFT CARBURATORS ONLY.

  1. MAXIMUM 3500 RPMS. TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A 4-PRONG TRAILER LIGHT PLUG (FEMALE END) IN ORDER THAT CVATPA CAN, AT THEIR OPTION, ATTACHED AN ASSOCIATION OWNED TACH TO THE TRACTOR AT ANY TIME (BEFORE PULL, AFTER PULL, OR TACH ON TRACTOR DURING PULL). THE PLUG SHOULD BE WIRED AS FOLLOWS: A) WHITE WIRE-GROUND B) BROWN WIRE – 12 VOLT POWER SUPPLY C) YELLOW WIRE – COIL/TACH D) GREEN WIRE – LIGHT (OPTIONAL)

  1. TRACTORS MAY USE DIESEL, LP GASOLINE OR HIGH OCTANE RACING FUEL ONLY. NO NITROUS ALLOWED. NO PRESSURE ON FUEL TANK, NO ALCOHOL.

  1. GOVERNORS WILL NOT BE REQUIRED.

  1. THE CLUTCH, FLYWHEEL, PRESSURE PLATE AND CLUTCH DISC MUST BE COVERED WITH A SEMA APPROVED 20 PLY BALLISTIC NYLON OR KEVLAR BLANKET 17” WIDE AND LONG ENOUGH TO WRAP AROUND AND FULY COVER THE BELL HOUSING AND OVERLAP 6” AND BE SECURED WITH 2” NYLON STRAPS (STRAPS PER MF SPECS). (2 CYLINDER TRACTORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO RUN A QUARTER INCH STEEL SHROUD AROUND THE FLYWHEEL)

  1. ALL ENGINES MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH AN ELECTRIC COOLING FAN. NO OEM OR OEM REPLACEMENT FANS ARE ALLOWED.

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH KILL SWITCHES AND WHEELIE BARS AS SPECIFIED BY CVATPA.

  1. ON DIESEL TRACTORS, THE KILL SWITCH MUST SHUT THE AIR OFF TO THE INTAKE

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A “RETURN TO IDLE” DEAD MAN THROTTLE.

  1. ALL EXHAUST PIPES MUST POINT STRAIGHT UPWARDS.

  1. A 2 ½ POUND ABC FIRE EXTINGUISHER MUST BE MOUNTED WITHIN EASY REACH OF THE DRIVER.

  1. HITCH POINT MUST NOT BE OVER 20 INCHES HIGH OR CLOSER THAN 18 INCHES FROM A LINE EXTENDING CENTER TO CENTER OF THE REAR WHEELS.

  1. TIRES MAY BE CUT.

  1. WHEEL DIAMETER MUST NOT EXCEED 38 INCHES, WITH 20.8 X 38 MAX TIRE SIZE.

  1. MAXIMUM WIDTH OF TRACTOR IS 96 INCHES.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE FENDERS THAT ARE A MINIMUM OF 2 INCHES HIGHER THAN THE TIRES AND ARE WIDE ENOUGH TO COVER THE DRIVER’S BODY.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE SAFETY SHIELDS OF A MINIMUM OF 1/8 INCH THICK ALUMINUM ON EACH SIDE OF THE ENGINE EXTENDING THE FULL LENGTH OF THE ENGINE. THE SHIELD MUST EXTEND AT LEAST 2 INCHES BELOW THE POINT OF THE LOWEST THROW OF THE CRANKSHAFT AND TO THE TOP OF THE PISTON TRAVEL. SHIELD MUST NOT BE ATTACHED TO THE ENGINE. STARTER, MOTOR MOUNTS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES DO NOT QUALIFY AS BEING PART OF THE SHIELD.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE BACK ON SEAT. MINIMUM OF 6 INCHES HIGH, MEASURED FROM TOP OF SEAT RIM. ROLL CAGE IS RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED.

  1. Hook fee will be $20.00 per hook. There will be no limit on the number of hooks per person; however, if the same tractor is pulled more than once per class, only the first puller counts. All other drivers or repeat pulls of that tractor in that class will pull as exhibition.

2017 Club Rules for “Modified” Tractors

Always Remember……Safety First!

  1. ALL SAFETY RULES WILL BE IN FORCE AT ALL TIMES ON AND OFF THE TRACK!

  1. CLASSES OFFERED:           4350, 4500 AND 4800 LBS SMALL BLOCK

5000 LBS COMBINED SMALL AND BIG BLOCK

5500 LBS BIG BLOCK (500 CU IN)

6250 AND 6500 LBS BIG BLOCK

                              NOTE: ALL CLASSES ARE ALLOWED 1% OVER

  1. TRACTORS MUST USE THE REAR END AND SHEET METAL (TRANSMISSION OPTIONAL) FROM A FARM TRACTOR OF ANY YEAR. HOOD MAY BE MODIFIED AND/OR EXTENDED TO ACCOMMODATE THE AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE AND/OR TRANSMISSION.

  1. TRACTORS MAY HAVE FRAMES EXTENDED OR REPLACED, BUT NO PART OF THE TRACTOR (INCLUDING WEIGHT BRACKETS) SHALL EXTEND FURTHER THAN 14 FEET (168 INCHES) FROM THE CENTER OF THE REAR WHEELS. THE REAR WEIGHTS SHALL NOT EXTEND PAST THE REAR TIRES.

  1. ANY AUTOMOTIVE OEM 6 CYLINDER OR SMALL BLOCK OR BIG BLOCK V-8 NATURALLY ASPIRATED CAST IRON ENGINE (WITH ALUMINUM HEADS) WITH A MAXIMUM OF 500 CUBIC INCH DISPLACEMENT BIG BLOCKS. ALUMINUM INTAKES ALLOWED. NO SHEET METAL INTAKES. ALL AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES ARE LIMITED TO TWO (2) VALVES PER CYLINDER. SMALL BLOCK CLASS LIMITED TO CONVENTIONAL, 12 OR 23 DEGREE HEADS. ANY OTHER HEADS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE CVAPTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRIR TO BEING USED IN COMPETITION.

  1. SMALL BLOCK MAY RUN 7000 RPMS, BIG BLOCKS CAN RUN 6000 RPMS. EVERY TRACTOR MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A MEMORY TACHOMETER AND A TRACK OFFICIAL WILL CHECK THE MEMORY TACH AT THE END OF EACH PULL. IF MEMORY TACH IS NOT WORKING OR IS OBVIOUSLY INACCURATE, THE TRACTOR WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

  1. ENGINES ARE LIMITED TO ONE CARBURATOR ONLY. NO FUEL INJECTION, TURBO CHARGERS, SUPERCHARGERS, OR BLOWERS ALLOWED. TRACTORS MAY USE GASOLINE OR HIGH OCTANE RACING FUEL ONLY. NO NITROUS, NITRO METHANE, OR PROPYLENE OXIDE. NO PRESSURE ON FUEL TANK. NO FUELS IN PRESSURIZED CONTAINERS. NO OXYGEN CARRIERS OR COMBUSTION ACCELERATOR PERMITTED.

  1. TRACTORS MAY RUN EITHER AN AUTOMOTIVE AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSMISSION IN ADDITION TO THE TRACTOR TRANSMISSION, OR THE AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSION (MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC) MAY BE CONNECTED DIRECTLY TO THE DIFFERENTIAL.

  1. ALL AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSIONS MUST BE COVERED WITH A CURRENT (NOT OVER 4 YEARS OLD) SEMA APPROVED SAFETY BLANKET OR SHIELD AND BE SECURED AS SPECIFIED BY SEMA.

  1. ALL ENGINES USING A CLUTCH MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A CURRENT SEMA (OR NHRA) APPROVED CLUTCH HOUSING, FLYWHEEL, PRESSURE PLATE, AND CLUTCH DISC, OR THE CLUTCH, FLYWHEEL, PRESSURE PLATE, AND CLUTCH DISC MUST BE COVERED WITH A SEMA APPROVED SAFETY BLANKET OR SHIELD AND SECURED AS SPECIFIED BY SEMA. ALL TRACTORS MUST HAVE WELDED ON HUBS, PRESSED STEEL OR ALUMINUM WHEELS, STEEL FLYWHEEL. NO HOMEMADE SHIELDS ALLOWED.

  1. THE REMAINING DRIVE TRAIN TO THE ORIGINAL TRACTOR TRANSMISSION (OR DIFFERENTIAL IF NOT USING THE TRACTOR TRANSMISSION) MUST BE SHIELDED 360 DEGREES WITH 3/16 INCH STEEL OR 3/8 INCH ALUMINUM AND FASTENED EVERY 6 INCHES WITH 3/8 INCH GRADE 8 OR BETTER BOLTS OR BUTT SEAM WELDED.

  1. ALL ENGINES MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH AN ELECTRIC COOLING FAN. NO OEM OR OEM REPLACEMENT FANS ARE ALLOWED.

  1. ALL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A SAFETY SWITCH TO PREVENT STARTING UNLESS IN PARK OR NEUTRAL.  TRACTORS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MUST HAVE A SAFETY SWITCH SO CLUTCH MUST BE DEPRESSED IN ORDER TO START ENGINE.

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH KILL SWITCHES AND WHEELIE BARS AS SPECIFIED BY CVATPA.  KILL SWITCHES MUST CUT OFF THE IGNITION AND STOP THE ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP, IF SO EQUIPPED.

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A “RETURN TO IDLE” DEAD MAN THROTTLE. ALL VEHICLES USING A FOOT THROTTLE MUST USE A TOE STRAP.

  1. ALL EXHAUST PIPES MUST POINT STRAIGHT UPWARDS.

  1. A 2 ½ POUND ABC FIRE EXTINGUISHER (FULLY CHARGED) MUST BE MOUNTED WITHIN EASY REACH OF THE DRIVER.

  1. HITCH POINT MUST NOT BE OVER 20 INCHES HIGH OR CLOSER THAN 18 INCHES FROM A LINE EXTENDING CENTER TO CENTER OF THE REAR WHEELS. TRACTOR WILL HAVE A RING HITCH WITH A THREE (3) INCH EYE. NO FLOATING DRAWBARS. HITCH MUST BE RIGID IN ALL DIRECTIONS. DRAWBARS MUST BE CONSTRUCTED SO THAT IN THE EVENT OF DRAWBAR BREAKAGE, THE DRAWBAR SUPPORTS DO NOT PULL FROM A TOP LINK OR BRACE ABOVE THE CENTER LINE OF THE REAR AXLE OF THE VEHICLE.

  1. TIRES MAY BE CUT.

  1. WHEEL DIAMETER MUST NOT EXCEED 38 INCHES.
  2. MAXIMUM WIDTH OF TRACTOR IS 96 INCHES.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE FENDERS THAT ARE A MINIMUM OF 2 INCHES HIGHER THAN THE TIRES AND ARE WIDE ENOUGH TO COVER THE DRIVER’S BODY. FENDERS MUST BE CONSTRUCTED SO THAT WHEN DRIVER IS SECURED IN THE COMPETITION POSITION, NO PART OF THE DRIVER’S BODY CAN TOUCH THE TIRES.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE SAFETY SHIELDS OF A MINIMUM OF 1/8 INCH THICK STEEL ON EACH SIDE OF THE ENGINE EXTENDING THE FULL LENGTH OF THE ENGINE. THE SHIELD MUST EXTEND AT LEAST 2 INCHES BELOW THE POINT OF THE LOWEST THROW OF THE CRANKSHAFT (UNLESS FRAME IS A SOLID OR WEDGE STYLE) AND TO THE TOP OF THE PISTON TRAVEL.  SHIELD MUST NOT BE ATTACHED TO THE ENGINE. STARTER, MOTOR MOUNTS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES DO NOT QUALIFY AS BEING PART OF THE SHIELD.

  1. ALL TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A ROLL BAR OR ROLL CAGE. THE ROLL BARS AND ROLL CAGES MUST BE OF SUFFICIENT STRENGTH AND HEIGHT TO PROTECT THE DRIVER.  A FACTORY MADE ROPS WILL BE ADEQUATE. ALL ROLLS BARS, ROLL CAGES AND ROPS MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE MAIN FRAME OR AXLES OF THE TRACTOR.  ROLL BARS, ROLL CAGES AND ROPS MUST BE OF SUFFICIENT STRENGTH STEEL (NO ALUMINUM) TO PROTECT THE DRIVER AND SUPPORT THE TRACTOR IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.  AUTOMOTIVE EXHAUST PIPE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED FOR CONSTRUTION OF ROLL BARS AND ROLL CAGES.

  1. TRACTORS MUST HAVE BACK ON SEAT, MINIMUM OF 6 INCHES HIGH, MEASURED FROM TOP OF SEAT RIM.

  1. TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH A FOUR (4) OR FIVE (5) POINT RACING STYLE HARNESS AND DRIVERS MUST HAVE THEM FASTENED WHILE PULLING.  HARNESSES REQUIRE A 16.1 SFI SPEC ON ALL RESTRAINT ASSEMBLIES.

  1. HELMETS ARE MANDATORY. ALL HELMETS MUST MEET SNELL 90 MINIMUM, SFI SPEC 31.1, 31.2, 41.1, OR 41.2.

  1. ALL CVATPA RULES APPLY.

  1. TIRE SIZES: SMALL BLOCK 4350-4800 LBS   18.4 X 38

BIG BLOCK 5500-6000 LBS (500 CU IN)30.5 X 32

  1. TRACTOR MUST HAVE WIDE FRONT END. 48” CENTER TO CENTER TIRES MINIMUM.

  1. ANY PROTEST MUST BE FILED WITH A CVATPA OFFICIAL, BEFORE THE CLASS ENDS. PERSONS MAKING THE PROTEST MUST PAY A $500 PROTEST FEE (THAT WILL BE A DONATION TO THE CLUB). THE PERSON MAKING THE PROTEST IS ALSO SUBJECT TO HAVING HIS/HER VEHICLE PROTESTED AS WELL.
  2. SMALL BLOCKS MAY PULL IN BIG BLOCK CLASS BUT WILL NOT RECEIVE POINTS IF THEY DO. NO BIG BLOCK WILL COMPETE IN SMALL BLOCK CLASS FOR ANY REASON, UNLESS APPROVED BY A CVATPA OFFICIAL.

  1. VEHICLE MUST BE IN NEUTRAL OR PARK WHILE HOOKING TO OR UNHOOKING FROM SLED. DRIVER MUST ALSO RAISE HANDS WHILE HOOKING OR UNHOOKING FROM SLED.

  1. ALL PULLING VEHICLES MUST HAVE A NEUTRAL SAFETY LIGHT AND A REVERSE SAFETY LIGHT.
    1. A WHITE LIGHT, AUTOMOTIVE QUALITY, MINIMUM OF TWO (2) INCHES IN DIAMETER, MUST BE MOUNTED WITHIN 30 INCHES OF THE HOOKING POINT AND WITHIN SIX (6) INCHES OF THE CENTER LINE. LIGHT SHOULD BE ILLUMINATED WHEN VEHICLE IS IN THE NEUTRAL POSITION. THIS LIGHT SHOULD BE DESIGNATED BY A LETTER N MARKED ON THE CENTER OF THE LIGHT.
    2. A WHITE LIGHT, AUTOMOTIVE QUALITY, MINIMUM OF TWO (2) INCHES IN DIAMETER, MUST BE MOUNTED WITHIN 30 INCHES OF THE HOOKING POINT AND WITHIN SIX (6) INCHES OF THE CENTER LINE. LIGHT SHOULD BE ILLUMINATED WHEN VEHICLE IS IN THE REVERSE POSITION. THIS LIGHT SHOULD BE DESIGNATED BY A LETTER R MARKED ON THE CENTER OF THE LIGHT.
    3. BOTH LIGHTS AND THE STARTER INTERRUPTER SWITCH WILL BE OPERATED OFF OF THE SHIFTER LEVER AND NOT BY DRIVER OPERATED FUNCTION.

  1. FRONT AXLE SUPPORTS SHOULD CONNECT TO EACH FRAME RAIL INLINE AND EXTEND TOWARDS THE FRONT OF THE TRACTOR. FRONT SKID/AXLE SUPPORT SHOULD BE RADIAL AS TO PREVENT DIGGING INTO THE TRACK. FRONT AXLE SUPPORT FRAME SHOULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO SUPPORT FRONT END WEIGHT OF TRACTOR. SUPPORT SHOULD HAVE A MAXIMUM OF FOUR (4) INCH GROUND CLEARANCE. (OPTIONAL)

  1. WEIGHTS MUST BE SECURELY FASTENED TO THE TRACTOR. NO RUBBER STRAPS (I.E. BUNGEE CORDS) ALLOWED HOLDING WEIGHTS IN PLACE.

  1. ALL TRACTORS SHOULD BE NAMED. POINTS WILL GO TO THE TRACTOR, NOT THE DRIVER.

  1. hook fee will be $20.00 per hook. there will be no limit on the number of hooks per person; however, if the same tractor is pulled more than once per class, only the first puller counts. all other drivers or repeat pulls of that tractor in that class will pull as exhibition.

**CHANGES FOR 2017