One way that nhra consistently achieves these important objectives is through the development of a rulebook designed to. The new rule said nascar would consider when the incident occurs, the ramifications to the sport, a drivers past history and impact to safety. Eligibility arca may accept or reject a license application at its sole discretion, in the. Drivers say new pitstop techniques are still in development ahead of the 2018 nascar season, with teams adjusting to a reduced number of crew members. After several seasons of reducing downforce and limiting horsepower, nascars 2018 rules package wont take quite as big of a bite out of the aero platform. Every car must have a current copy of the following forms on file in order to compete. Nascar updates and adds new rules all the time, and while it announced more than one change wednesday, the latest repairs rule is sure to shake things up a. When nascar new car guru gene stefanyshyn joined the circuit a couple of years ago, he couldnt come up with a reason why the rule book remained sacred nascar. Nascar will give teams six minutes instead of five minutes to do repairs following a crash. A mustang gt and a fiesta rally car at an unknown track. The bullring at las vegas motor speedway these rules are in effect as of january 1, 2018. These are the resources and regulations that will help you prepare your car to compete with the svra. Lvms reserves the right to alter or amend these rules and regulations in the interest of safety, cost control, andor fair competition. Nascar will release the hard copy of the 2018 monster energy cup series rulebook on december 11.
The only exception to that rule is that the fuel can man can kick a wayward tire away in the name of safety. When the checkered flag waves, a driver has crossed the finish line and won the race. With persistent cold rains washing out qualifying for sundays sprint cup race at chicagoland speedway, kyle busch earns the pole per the nascar rule book. Nascar will require that an engine is active for 2 races. The 2018 engines will need to last at least twice as long as the 2017 engines. The two lists highlight changes to the monster energy nascar cup series as well as the nascar track series. This flag means that the race leader has one lap to go in the race. Consistency is the watchword as nascar delivered to teams on tuesday the 2018 monster energy nascar cup series rules package there are changes from.
I was under the impression that the rule book is only available to owners, drivers, crew chiefs etc. Nhra rule book download pdf throughout this rulebook, a number of references are made for particular products to meet. Nascar sets technical regulations for 2018 monster energy. All nascar rule books and technical bulletins may be accessed by any licensed nascar member by visiting. Minimum weight for cars, including leftside ratios and totalweight variations for small block and bigblock engines, will be as specified in the 2018 nascar rule book. No warranty or representation is made as to these minimum requirements ability to protect the user from any injury or death. Consistency is the watchword as nascar delivered to teams on tuesday the 2018 monster energy nascar cup series rules package. Nascar had given out a limited number of rule books to teams each year and obviously some of those with knowledge of the rule book and car designs went to other racing series.
This publication supersedes all previous lvms rule books and rules updates. Driversteams racing a backup car will have to start races in the back, regardless of whether or not they qualified their backup car. I remember a few years ago a link on the sidebar to a pdf of the official rule book for the series. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and, by participating in. The only thing i have found is a couple of references on the internet that state the rules and regulations are not available to the general public. Race car certification form and the engine certification form.
Questions and answers about nascars 2019 rules package. Further information may be obtained by contacting the indycar offices at 4551 west 16 th street, indianapolis, in 46222, telephone 317 492. Rules package for 2018 set for monster energy series. Introduction enascar heat pro league overview the enascar heat pro league enhpl is an esports series organized by racing pro league, llc, whose members are 704games company 704games and rta promotions, llc rtap, and in collaboration with nascar.
Nascars rule book says it will judge such matters on a casebycase basis, but also states that a crew chief, tire carrier and tire changer responsible for a tire coming off face a mandatory. This track rule will be used in place of the language defining travel limiting devices only, in section 20f 12. If a team has more than five crew members working on a car following a crash, the penalty will now be a twolap hold instead of parking the car for the remainder. If there is a caution during the final laps, this flag sequence announces that there will be a greenflag restart of a couple laps. The only way i know of to get a rulebook is to have a nacar license. For the first time, teams will be required to use the same engine in more than one race. Arca racing series presented by menards hereinafter referred to as arca racing series. Since nascar doesnt make the rule books available to fans, i figured id go through the 172page book and share some of the more interesting nuggets i found with you.
Still, many of the rules, such as the scoring system, have been widely publicized. All arca members agree that interpretation of rules by arca officials are nonlitigable. Pit crew numbers in nascars three national series will be reduced from six to five for 2018, a change primarily designed to improve parity in the. Nascar racing may have been a freeforall in the early days, but today it is highly regulated, especially when it comes to the cars on the track. Indycar has its rule book public the pushtopass rules are a click away but for some reason nascars rule book isnt an open book. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the mars racing series and are in no way a guarantee against injury to participants. Nascar made several rule changes ahead of the 2019 cup series season, including a new aero package and, much to the delight of fans and race teams alike, a new postrace inspection policy. When an item is suspected of being out of compliance with a formula drift rule, or when an. What i learned from the nascar sprint cup series rule book. Nascar guide for new roster rules and pit road procedures. Track rules may supercede tour rules as determined by nascar officials. The rules andor regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events.860 478 426 178 529 706 1096 302 588 719 512 617 879 1247 1002 1010 310 1229 554 996 930 41 1371 665 653 1144 770 412 974 643 85 336 628 654