T.E. PROMTIONS INC.
229 NORTH RIDGE RD
VERSAILLES, IN 47042
812-871-7728
2015 MINI CAR DERBY RULES

1. 105 INCHES MAXIMUM WHEEL BASE. NO LEAF SPRING CARS.

2. ENGINES: ANY 4 OR 6 CYLINDER ENGINE IS ALLOWED NO V-8 ENGINES
ALLOWED.

3. FRAMES: FRONT FRAME SEAMS FROM A-ARMS OR STRUT TOWERS
FORWARD MAY BE WELDED TOP ONLY. DO NOT MANIPULATE METAL TO
MAKE A NEW SEAM. NO HUMP PLATES. BENDS IN FRAME MAYBE PATCHED
WITH A ¼ INCH PLATE STEEL 3 INCH BY 4 INCH MAXIMUM SIZE. 4 PATCHES
PER CAR.

4. CAGE: NO BIGGER THAN 4 INCH PIPE OR BOX TUBING CAN BE USED. NO
KICKERS ARE ALLOWED ANGLED OFF OF CAGE. 4 DOWN LEGS MAX.
STRAIGHT UP AND DOWN. FRONT BAR MUST BE 5 INCHES AWAY FROM
FIREWALL AND 5 INCHES ABOVE TRANNY TUNNEL. NOTHING MAY BE
FURTHER BACK THAN 6 INCHES FROM DOOR SEAM OF FRONT DOOR. GAS
TANK PROTECTOR MAY RUN ALL THE WAY BACK AGAINST REAR SEAT
AREA, 24 INCHES WIDE CENTER OF CAR. DO NOT WELD OR BOLT TO
ANYTHING BUT SEAT BAR.

5. BUMPERS: CAN BE WELDED TO FRAME, NOT TO BODY. BUMPERS MAY
BE LOADED, BUT MUST HAVE FACTORY SKIN. MAXIMUM BUMPER HEIGHT
24 INCHES TO TOP MINIMUM BUMPER HEIGHT 14 INCHES TO BOTTOM.

6. BUMPER SHOCKS: BUMPER SHOCKS MUST BE FACTORY MINI CAR
SHOCK. IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE SHOCK BRACKETS THESE MAY NOT WELD
ALL THE WAY AROUND 1 INCH ON 1 INCH OFF MAXIMUM WELD. NO
HOMEMADE BRACKETS.
YOU MAY CHOOSE TO REPLACE SHOCK WITH PIPE OR TUBING. IF THIS
METHOD IS USED PIPE WILL NOT EXCEED 14 INCHES IN LENGTH, 2 X 2 INCH
MAXIMUM O.D.

7. SAFETY ITEMS: WIRE, CHAIN, OR CABLE IS REQUIRED FROM CAWL TO
ROOF IN WINDSHIELD AREA. NOTHING CAN BE DIRECTLY BEHIND
DISTIBUTOR PROTECTOR/ HEAD PROTECTOR. DOOR PLATE ON DRIVERS
DOOR IS REQUIRED UNLESS YOU INSTALL CAGE. DRIVER DOOR MUST BE
WHITE. ALL BATTERIES, COOLERS, AND GAS TANKS MUST BE SECURED
AND COVERED PROPERLY.

8. BODY: ALL GLASS, PLASTIC, LIGHTS, CHROME, TRAILER HITCHES, AND
BODY TRIM MUST BE REMOVED. ALL CARS MUST BE EMPTY TO THE
FLOOR BOARDS. HEADLINER MUST BE REMOVED. CARS MUST BE SWEPT
CLEAN. NO BODY SEAM WELDING ALLOWED. DOORS, TRUNK, OR
HATCHBACK MAY BE WELDED SOLID. THIS MAY BE DONE IN ONE OF THE
FOLLOWING MANNERS: 2 INCH STRAP OR ½ INCH ROD. ONE OR THE
OTHER, NOT BOTH. NO BODY PATCHING ALLOWED.

9. TRUNK: MAY BE WELDED, CHAINED, OR WIRED. MUST BE ON TOP OF
RAIN CHANNELS. TRUNK CAN BE TUCKED BUT HAVE TO KEEP STOCK
QUARTER HEIGHT. A 10 INCH HOLE MUST BE IN TRUNK FOR INSPECTION.
QUARTER PANELS MAY BE CREASED, THESE WILL BE CUT EVERY 12
INCHES. WAGONS MAY HAVE TOP PUSHED DOWN BUT NOT WELDED TO
FLOOR OR QUARTERS.

10. HOOD AND CORE SUPPORT: HOODS MAY BE BOLTED, CHAINED, OR
WIRED SHUT. 6 SPOTS MAX, 1 INCH BOLTS WITH 4 X 4 INCH PLATE
WASHERS ½ INCH THICK MAX. CORE SUPPORT ALL THREAD CAN BE USED
AS THE TWO TO THE FRAME, THE OTHER 4 MUST BE SHEET METAL ONLY.
NOTHING IN FRONT OF RADIATOR. NO ADDED METAL TO CORE SUPPORT.
A HOLE MUST BE CUT IN HOOD FOR FIRE REASONS. ½ HOODS ARE O.K. ALL
HOODS MUST BE OPEN BEFORE BEING INSPECTED.

11. TIRES: ANY TIRE, WE DON’T WANT FLATS.

12. SWAYBAR: MAY BE SOLID. MINIMAL WELDING WILL BE ALLOWED TO
ACCOMPLISH THIS. NO LEAF SPRINGS. EXCESSIVE WELD WILL BE CUT.

13. SWAYBAR: MAY BE MODIFIED. NO PULLEY PROTECTORS ANY

14. PROTECTORS: GAS TANK PROTECTORS MAY BE 24 INCHES WIDE,
MUST ONLY BE ATTACHED TO SEAT BAR. DISTRIBUTOR/ HEAD
PROTECTORS CAN NOT BE WIDER THAN INTAKE ON V-6 ENGINE. CANNOT
BE WIDER THAN VALVE COVER ON IN LINE 4 OR 6 ENGINE. NO PULLEY
PROTECTORS. CANNOT BE ATTACHED TO FIREWALL. FIREWALL MUST
HAVE 2 INCH HOLE IN COWL FOR INSPECTION.

15. MISC: HOOD OPEN FOR INSPECTION, HOLES IN TRUNK, FIREWALL. IF
NOT STATED IN THE RULES DON’T DO IT
ANYTHING LEFT OUT OF THE RULES WILL BE UP TO OFFICIALS DECISION.
MUST HAVE RACE NUMBER ON BOTH CAR DOORS, TOP AND/OR ROOF
SIGN.

FOR QUESTIONS CALL 812-871-7728
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