9872 Flowing Well Road, De Graff, OH, United States

1-937-585-9456

1.  THIS DIVISION WAS CREATED TO BE AN AFFORDABLE ENTRY LEVEL WAY TO ENTER STOCK CAR RACING.  KEEPING THE CARS VERY STOCK IS THE PRIORITY.  CHANGES NOT LISTED IN THESE RULES ARE NOT ALLOWED!!


2.  ELIGIBLE CARS ARE ONLY THE FORD CROWN VIC, MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, OR LINCOLN TOWN CAR 95 AND NEWER.  


3.  CHEATING:   1ST OFFENSE WILL BE DRIVER AND CAR DISQUALIFICATION FROM THAT EVENT.  2ND OFFENSE WILL BE THAT DRIVER BANNED FROM ALL SHADYBOWL SPEEDWAY RACING FOR ONE CALENDAR YEAR.  


4.  ENGINE:  OEM CAST IRON BLOCKS ONLY.  NO RACING PARTS PERMITTED.   MUST REMAIN AN ENTIRELY STOCK 4.6L SOHC ENGINE.  MANIFOLD STOCK.  AIR FILTER STOCK.  MORE TO COME ON ECM AND OTHER ELECTRONIC PARTS.  


5.  RADIATOR MUST CONTAIN WATER ONLY. 


6.  BATTERY MUST LOCATED BEHIND DRIVERS SEAT PLACED IN A SECURE BOX STRAPPED OR BOLTED IN PLACE. THE BATTERY ITSELF MUST BE HELD IN PLACE BY A BATTERY HOLD DOWN OR STRAP.  


7.  FUEL KILL SWITCH MUST BE IN REAR OF DECK OR BEHIND DRIVERS ROLL CAGE.  KILL ALL SWITCH IF BATTERY IS RELOCATED CAN BE MOUNTED ON DASH LEFT SIDE OF STEERING WHEEL.  


8.  EXHAUST MUST GO BEHIND THE DRIVER AND EXIT TO THE SIDE OR REAR OF CAR.  


9.  TRANSMISSION MUST REMAIN ENTIRELY STOCK.


10.  REAR END MUST REMAIN ENTIRELY STOCK.  FACTORY GEAR ONLY.  2.73, 3.27, 3.55 AND 3.73 RATIOS ONLY.  NO AFTERMARKET LOCKERS.  YOU MAY WELD THE SPIDER GEARS.  THIS WILL BE CHECKED.  


11.  CVS CARS AS OF 3-8-2021 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 4 MAIN CAGE DOWN BARS INSTALLED THROUGH FRAME RAILS AND WELDED SECURELY TO TOP AND BOTTOM OF FRAME.  WELDS WILL BE INSPECTED.  MINIMUM REQUIRED CAGE BARS ARE AS FOLLOWS..4 DRIVER SIDE DOOR BARS,  2 PASSENGER SIDE HORIZONTAL BARS WITH ONE DIAGONAL,  2 REAR HOOP-HORIZONTAL,  1 FRONT-HORIZONTAL, 1 FROM REAR TO FRONT CENTER OF CAGE,  3 1/2 DIAMETER STEEL RODS/TUBES LOCATED IN FRONT OF DRIVER FROM HALO TO HORIZONTAL BAR. (ADD SCREEN/MESH IF NO WINDSHIELD IS USED.)  DRIVERS DOOR PLATE MAY BE WELDED TO OUTSIDE OF DOOR BARS, OR 1/4" STEEL PLATE BETWEEN EACH DOOR BAR.  MANDATORY--ADD A VERTICAL BAR FROM THE TOP DOOR BAR TO HALO AT "B" PILLAR LOCATION.   MANDATORY--ALL OLDER CAGES WELDED TO TOP OF FRAME MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 3" GUSSET WELDED TO EACH DOWN BAR AND FRAME.    SEE CVS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR PHOTOS.  

                                              

12.  DO NOT LIGHTEN, STRIP OR GUT UNWANTED PARTS OFF THE CAR.  ALL CARS CAN REMOVE WIPER MOTOR ALL AIR CONDITIONING BOXES AND RELATED PARTS. HOLES IN FIREWALL MUST BE PATCHED. 


13.  A RACING SEAT IS REQUIRED WITH A 5 POINT HARNESS.   A FULL CONTAINMENT RACING SEAT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED MANDATORY FOR MINORS.  BELTS CAN BE NO OLDER THAN 3 YEARS PAST THE CLEARLY MARKED MANUFACTURER DATES ON THEM.  ALL MINORS MUST HAVE A FULL CONTAINMENT SEAT AND WEAR A HEAD & NECK RESTRAINT DEVICE HANS OR EQUIVALENT


14. A PROPERLY MOUNTED WINDOW NET IS MANDATORY AND MUST BE USED AT ALL TIMES ON TRACK.


15.  STEERING COLUMN MUST REMAIN STOCK.   ADDING A QUICK DISCONNECT STEERING WHEEL IS PERMITTED.  NO LENGTHENING OF STEERING SHAFT TOWARDS DRIVER.  


16.  STOCK WINDSHIELD PERMITTED.   LEXAN WINDSHIELD PERMITTED WITH 3 VERTICAL BARS ADDED IN FRONT OF DRIVER.  NO WINDSHIELD IS PERMITTED WITH 3  VERTICAL BARS AND SCREEN IN FRONT OF DRIVER.


17.  DASH MUST BE ALL STOCK.  ALL AIR BAGS IN CAR MUST BE REMOVED.   LEFT AND RIGHT ENDS OF DASH CAN BE TRIMMED FOR ROLL BAR CLEARANCE ONLY. RADIO CAN BE REMOVED


18.  PEDALS MUST REMAIN STOCK AND IN STOCK POSITION.  


19. NO ALTERING OF ANY SUSPENSION INCLUDING SWAY BAR LINKS.  NO SPACERS OF ANY KIND.  NO AIR-RIDE.  NO CUTTING, HEATING, OR LOWING OF SPRINGS.  SHOCKS AND SPRINGS CAN ONLY BE REPLACED BY THE SAME STOCK PARTS OR OEM REPLACEMENTS, NO PAINTING OF SPRINGS OR SHOCKS.  THESE WILL BE CHECKED AND VERIFIED ( CAN CUT TWO 2" HOLES ABOVE REAR SHOCKS TO ACCESS TOP SHOCK NUT). MORE ON SHOCKS TO BE UPDATED 0NLY OEM PART NUMBERS FOR THESE CARS WILL BE PERMITTED


20.  CASTER AND CAMBER MAY BE ADJUSTED AS FACTORY ADJUSTMENTS ALLOW.  NO OTHER MODIFICATIONS PERMITTED.


21.  ALL SEASON TIRES ONLY.  THESE TIRE SIZES ONLY 235\55\17,  225\60\16,  215\70\15.  NO HIGH PERFORMANCE TIRES.  NO DIRECTIONAL TIRES.  NO AUTOCROSS TIRES.  NO TIRE SOAKING OR TREATING.  GOODYEAR RSA TIRES DATED 2017 OR OLDER ARE PERMITTED.  ALL 4 TIRES MUST BE SAME SIZE AND A MINIMUM TREAD WEAR OF 400.  


22.  RIMS.  MUST BE STOCK OEM RIMS MANUFACTURED FOR THESE TYPES OF CARS.   ALL 4 MUST BE THE SAME SIZE AND OFFSET.  NO WHEEL SPACERS.  NO OFFSET RIMS ON CARS 2001 AND NEWER.


23.  BUMPERS MUST REMAIN STOCK.  ANY SHARP EDGES OR POINTS MUST BE ADDRESSED.  A STEEL TOWING HOOP IS REQUIRED, WELDED TO THE TOP OF THE FRONT BUMPER.  IT CAN BE NO WIDER THAN 3" PAST THE FRAME RAILS.  NO REAR BRACING.  NO PUSH BUMPERS OF ANY KIND.  IF CAR CAME FACTORY WITH ONE IT MUST BE REMOVED. CHAINS OR STRAP MUST BE MOUNTED ON REAR FRAME OR BUMPER SHOCKS TO TOW THE CAR FROM THE REAR.


24.  MANDATORY THE HOOD AND TRUNK LID MUST HAVE HOOD TYPE PINS FOR EASY ACCESS BY TRACK OFFICIALS. MANDATORY FULL POWER SHUT OFF SWITCH TO BE MOUNTED IN A LOCATION FOR ALL CARS DETERMENED BY TEC.


25.  COMPUTER MUST REMAIN STOCK, UNALTERED.  NO TUNING OF COMPUTERS.  NO PLUG IN OR INLINE TUNERS PERMITTED.  WHILE RACING, NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES SUCH AS CELL PHONES PERMITTED IN THE CAR OR ON YOUR PERSON.  ( GO-PRO CAMERAS ATTACHED TO CAR ARE FINE).  


26.  THESE RULES ARE NOT A REQUEST, THEY ARE A REQUIREMENT.  CALL BEFORE YOU CHANGE SOMETHING OR IT COULD CAUSE CAR NOT BEING ABLE TO RACE.  CALL CROWN VIC RACE DIRECTOR /TEC EDDIE NOBLE  937-726-0845.  OR                                                                       SHADYBOWL TEC DEPT. ROGER (937)399-8118 FOR ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.  

SHADYBOWL SPEEDWAY CROWN VIC CLASS RULES 2021