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Demolition Derby at the Collier County Fairgrounds

COLLIER COUNTY FAIR- September 15, 2007

Classes: Compact, Mid Size and Full Size (No limit on car entries)

PRE-REGISTRATION Entry Fee: $40.00 Car/Driver

Day of the event Registration Fee: $50.00

Car/Driver Pit Crew: $10.00 each (armband required)

Children under 16yrs old not allowed in PIT AREA

Spectators: 11yrs and Up $10.00 each

6yrs to 10yrs $5.00 each

5 and Under FREE


GRAND FINALE RACING TEAM WINNERS WIN 1200 New Losers Bracket Race (only one car needed to compete) Gates Open for Teching Cars at 3:00pm until 6:00pm Gates Open for Spectators at 6:00pm 1 st Heat Race Starts at 7:00pm For Rules or Race Specifics Please call (239)455-1444 or visit our web site

1 DDDA RULES 39233 * IF CAR DOES NOT PASS INSPECTION OR DRIVER IS UNWILLING TO CHANGE CAR TO PASS INSPECTION â ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS!* 1 All rules will be followed or you will not run! 2 Any American or Foreign make sedan or station wagon can be run with the following exceptions: No 1973 or older Imperials or Imperial sub frames/frames, 4X4âs, ambulances, hearses, trucks, limousines, etc⦠Front wheel drive cars allowed. There will be three (3) classes 4 cylinder compact class, 6 cylinder midsize class, and 8 cylinder for full size sedans. 3 All bodies must be mounted on stock frames. No frame swaps. (Example: 67 Imperial sub-frame on a New Yorker). 4 No reinforcements allowed other than specified below. Any metal added to reinforce the car is illegal! ABSOLUTELY NO WELDING ON FRAMES OR BODIES UNLESS SPECIFIED!! 5 Drivers must be 18 years of age and have a valid driverâs license. Ages 16-17 must have a notarized permission slip and some form of driverâs license. 6 Driver must wear seatbelt and helmet, along with eye protection at all times when operating vehicle. Also all vehicles MUST have a fire extinguisher mounted inside the car, within reach of the driver. 7 ALL drivers and crew members MUST attend the drivers meeting. 8 DO NOT hit the driverâs door! Sometimes this happens, but if it looks intentional or is carelessness, you will be disqualified. Donât use your door as a shield â it may cause you to be disqualified. 9 No hot rodding in the pits, keep it at an idle. 10. Any open door or fire will cause disqualification. If in heat, you may fix it and come back for consolation. 11. NO sandbagging or holding!!! You will be disqualified!!! 12. You are given 20 seconds for aggressive hits, 1 minute for restarts and 1 minute if you are hung up. 13. NO alcohol in the pits! If anyone is caught with alcohol they will be disqualified and this includes their pit crew. 14. Cars are subject to re-inspection before any prize money is handed out. There is a $100 protest fee and you must be a driver in order to protest. Driver must have cash in hand directly after feature event in order to protest. 15. Any controversies will be taken up at the drivers meeting.

2 16. Any questions, give us a call! If it doesnât say you can do it, donât do it â call first! 17. Judges decisions are FINAL! PREPARATION: 1 All glass, plastic, and pot metal must be removed. Nothing may remain in the bottom of the doors or trunks. All outside hardware must be removed (door handles, mirrors, chrome, molding, screw, fiber glass, station wagon decking, etc.) 2 No added weight to the car except the weld. No buffing, grinding, or packing the frames, trunks, doors, or under floor. 3 Front seats must be securely mounted to the floor. However, if you are using bolts to secure the seat, they cannot go through the frame. Must have some form of operable seat belt. All cars MUST have inner padding on driverâs door. All doors must be welded closed and chained. 4 All flammable materials inside the car must be removed except necessary safety padding and seat. 5 A pipe or bar behind (min 5â O.D.) the seat is mandatory (bar may be positioned behind the back of seat). An optional pipe may also be put in the front where the dashboard was located in between the front door posts. Another option is one pipe welded door to door no smaller than 3â. Itâs okay to reinforce doors and is highly recommended. A 6â by 6â plate at the end of the pipe may be welded to the interior of the car behind the seat and the bars must be welded to these plates. You may connect the bar behind the seat and the dash bar with a bar on both the drivers and passengerâs side to make a 4 point box style cage. No uprights may be attached from the cross pipes to the floor or frame. If you want to put a roll loop in that is fine but may not be attached to floor or roof (connect it to the bar behind your seat). 6 Skid plates are allowed must be separate oil/transmission plates. No full-length skid plates, no bolting or welding to frame. 7. Minimal pre-bending of body is allowed, no tucking allowed, must have access to inspect. 8 No antifreeze in radiators â WATER ONLY! Fuel pumps: 1 Electric fuel pumps are allowed. Must be covered and have cutoff switch near steering wheel and marked in large RED letters. All lines must have double clamps.

3 Tires: 1 Tires no bigger than 15 inch (any ply) may be used. No split rims, studded tires or tractor lugs. Foam filled or Doubled tires are OK â we donât want any flats!! Valve seam protectors allowed but do not screw tire to the rim. Brakes: 1 All cars must exhibit the ability to stop. If a car loses its braking ability it will be subject to disqualification. Engines, transmissions, and rear ends: 1 Any power train combination may be used in any car, but must be mounted within 5â inches of the original motor. Must be mounted securely. You may cut a hole in the firewall to accommodate the engine within reason. However, it must be covered to prevent a fire hazard. 2 No holes will be allowed in the front floor of the car except to accommodate the transmission shifter, fuel lines, transmission lines and wiring. Patching holes is for safety not reinforcement; if patching rust holes you may use sheet metal only and not exceed 2â past where rust stops. 3 Stock motor mounts may be welded; transmission and motors may be chained, only secure motor chains to an existing bolt, do not weld or add plates to attach it to the frame. 4 Rear ends must be of a passenger car origin only, maximum 5 bolt. You may use any type (Ford, GM, Mopar, Hybrid) rear end in any make of car, no floater or truck rear-ends may be used. You may tilt rear end by shortening or lengthening rear- end control arms, however they must still be working. No excessive reinforcement, do not reinforce more than one inch past extension area (must be in the middle of the arms) and no metal added to the inside or ends of control arms. Doors and Windows: 1 The driverâs doors may be welded solid. All other exterior door seams may be welded 5 inches on 5 inches off (weld 5, skip 5, weld 5, skip 5 etcâ¦). You may smash the inner and outer door skin together and weld (do not add metal). 2 If you do not weld your doors you must chain or use #9 wire at least twice per seam. You may NOT bolt your doors shut. If chaining or wiring, none may go thru or around the frame.

4 3 A minimum of one bar, chain or wire running from the outside (top) of roof down to the cowl on the front window is MANDATORY for safety. 4 Drivers door may have window netting for driverâs protection. No other window opening is allowed to have any form of window netting which includes #9 wire. Welding: 1 The only welding allowed is the bumpers shocks, brackets and seams, cowl bar, stock motor mounts, safety pipes and doors. 2 Hood and trunk may be bolted, wired, chained shut only. 3 No stacking of filler in any seams or gaps. 4 No body seam welding allowed inside or out, unless specified. Bolting: 1 All body bolts must be stock size (GMâs ore 7/16â) except radiator core support (may replace old bolts with new bolts). 2 May use 4 (four) hood bolts to hold the hood down. They may be a maximum of ¾â in diameter. Must be sheet metal to sheet metal only, with the exception of the front two bolts may go through the frame. 3 May use 4 (four) ¾â inch bolts to secure the trunk lid or tailgate, however may not go through the frame. Station wagons may use two straps and 4 bolts total to hold the tailgate. 4 Washers may not exceed 5â (five) inches in diameter. 5 Only three 3/8â bolts or self tapping screws with 1â washers per cutout hole (trunk / hood), or wheel well. 6 No welding of the cutouts is allowed. 7 You mauve a 12X12 inch hole minimum cut in the trunk lid for inspection. 8 Hood must be off or open during inspection. Chains or #9 wire: 1 3/8â inch chain is allowed to secure front and rear bumpers to the frame. Only two chains may be used per bumper. Must not extend past radiator support in front or factory brackets in the rear. 2 No chain may be welded at any point to the frame or body. 3 If you donât secure using bolts you may chain or wire the hood or trunk in 4 places with chain no longer than 24â inches. Donât wrap around the frame. Sheet metal to sheet metal only.

5 4 You may weld a 5â washer to the hood or trunk to run the chain or wire thru. 5 You may chain your motor, but it must be bolted to an existing bolt, do not weld chain to frame. 6 You may run 1 chain or 4 loops of #9 wire from frame rail to frame rail behind rear axle. 7 You may chain or wire your axle to the frame, to prevent loss of leaf or coil springs, you may use 3/8 inch chain or 4 loops of wire, do not weld or add metal, must be looped around frame and axle, unibody cars may use one bolt through frame (no excessive washers). 8 You may not weld any chain links to create a bar effect. Bumpers: 1 Bumpers are interchangeable. Any Automotive bumper to bumper brackets may be used on any car. No homemade bumpers or brackets. 2 You may weld the bumper seams, shocks and the brackets to the frame. If you choose not to use brackets, you may weld bumpers directly to the frame however NO added metal may be used. No welding on frame except the brackets. 3 Bumpers may be cut so they do not smash the tires during the event: Bumpers may be flipped. 4 Compression bumper shocks may be drained, slid back into the shock and welded fully. Weld them good â we donât want bumpers on the track. 5 No material may be added other than the weld. 6 No bumper chrome may be welded to the body. Frame: 1 There is absolutely no welding on the frame unless specified in the rules. 2 Original body on stock frames for that year must be used. 3 You may cut frames for minimal pre-bending, but may not weld the cut. 4 All body mounts (rubber biscuit and metal cone (âPucksâ), must be stock and in place. You may not remove âPucksâ and place washers between the frame and body. 5 You may replace stock bolts and washers on outside of body and frame, but must not exceed stock bolt diameter or 5â inch washer diameter. 6 No body bolt may extend below frame, all bolts and nuts must be inside of frame. 7 Do not paint, undercoat or cover the frame in any way.

6 Radiators & Radiator supports: 1 Radiators must stay in stock position. (No added water capacity). 2 Lower Radiator support body mount bushings may be removed and replaced with Max. ¾â bolt and can go up through your hood (counts as hood bolts). Transmission coolers: 1 Transmission coolers will be allowed. 2 Metal or steel braided line must be used. Rubber lines must be double clamped and minimal inside the car. No fuel or low pressure lines may be used. 3 Transmission Condenser must be enclosed or covered. 4 Overall safety will be determined by officials at time of inspection. Gas Tanks / Mandatory Fuel Cell: 1 Original gas tanks must be removed from the car. 2 You must have gas tank securely mounted inside the car, behind the driverâs seat and covered. Your fuel line may only be ran inside of the car and may not go down through the floor and along the frame rail. 3. A maximum size of 6.5 gallons can be used: A fuel cell must be used. 4 Overall safety will be determined by officials at time of inspection. Battery: 1 Maximum of 2 (two) 12-volt batteries may be used. 2 The batteries must be securely mounted inside the car in front of the passenger seat and covered. 3 Overall safety will be determined by officials at time of inspection. Air Cleaners: 1 You must have an air cleaner over the carburetor at all times during the event. 2 No starting fluid will be allowed. 3 There must be a 12 x 12 inch opening cut in hood in case of fire.

7 Suspension: 1 Suspension must be Original Factory for that make and model of car. (No pulling shocks and putting pipes in their place). 2 No other means other than tires and coil spring spacers may be used to raise the carâs front suspension. Both ends of car must have a working suspension and bounce freely. 3 No adding reinforcements to the suspension or steering parts. Steering wheel to control box can be modified only. 4 No putting leaf springs on top of the axle. 5 You may not clamp the shocks. No solid suspension. 6 You are allowed nine (9) leafâs maximum and have factory spacing. You may use 3 leaf spring clamps/shackles per leaf (not excessive in size, only two bolts per clamp), no welding. Springs must be of passenger car origin. NO TRUCK LEAF SPRINGS ALLOWED. 7 Suspension must work. Air shocks lines must be cut.

DEMOLITION DERBY RACE RULES Safety is a must! All cars must go through tech according to the Demolition Derby Car Rules. The only change is for the next race cars are required to have a MANDATORY FUEL CELL. RACE RULES A team is to consist of 3 individual cars, your initial 3 cars are the only cars allowed for your team to participate in the event. NO SUBSTITUTIONS. Example: If one car is eliminated it will be a 2 car team or if 2 cars are eliminated it will be a one car team for the remainder of the event. Race will consist of 6 lap heats (number of heats to be determined on amount of teams) and a 12 lap feature. Any car of the team can make the 6 laps does not need to be a designated car. All cars in each Team must have their logo or team name on all 3 cars.


Demolition Derby Sept 15 2007 Flyer 545,998 bytes, 222 downloads
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Flyer for Collier County Demolition Derby Race September 15, 2007 at the Collier County Fairgrounds.

I found out about it too late to go myself, but hopefully I'll be able to get the NEXT flyer up on - - BEFORE the event!

Yee hah! I went last year and had a blast. (twice!)
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Demolition Derby Demolition Derby at the Collier County Fairgrounds