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Shadybowl  Speedway

SHADYBOWL SPEEDWAY CROWN VIC RULES 2021

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

FOR ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT THE CROWN VIC RULES

PLEASE CALL OR TEXT 937-726-0845 ASK FOR EDDIE.  

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:   MUST REMAIN AN ENTIRELY STOCK 4.6L SOHC ENGINE.  MANIFOLD STOCK.  AIR FILTER STOCK.


5.  RADIATOR MUST CONTAIN WATER ONLY. 


6.  BATTERY MAY REMAIN IN STOCK LOCATION OR BE MOVED INTO A SECURE BOX.  


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.  MUST BE A MINIMUM 4 POINT ROLL CAGE WITH 4 CURVED DOOR BARS ON DRIVERS SIDE. STRAIGHT BARS CAN BE USED ON PASSENGER SIDE.  CAGE MUST BE WELDED TO FRAME AND NOT THE FLOOR PAN.  A DRIVERS DOOR PLATE IS REQUIRED.   IT MUST BE 1/4" THICK STEEL AND MEASURE 18"BY 48".   IT CAN BE ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE CAR.  IF DRIVER SIDE B PILLAR IS REMOVED FOR DOOR BAR CLEARANCE.  IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED YOU ADD A VERTICAL BAR FROM DOOR BARS UP TO HALO TO PROTECT DRIVER.                                                    

12.  DO NOT LIGHTEN OR GUT CARS.  NO ADDING OF ANY WEIGHT TO ENTIRE CAR.


13.  A RACING SEAT IS REQUIRED WITH A 5 POINT HARNESS.   A FULL CONTAINMENT RACING SEAT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.   BELTS CAN BE NO OLDER THAN 3 YEARS PAST THE CLEARLY MARKED MANUFACTURER DATES ON THEM.


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.


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.


18.  PEDALS MUST REMAIN STOCK.


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 ( CAN CUT TWO 2" HOLES ABOVE REAR SHOCKS TO ACCESS TOP SHOCK NUT).


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.


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.


24.  THE HOOD AND TRUNK LID MUST HAVE HOOD TYPE PINS FOR EASY ACCESS BY TRACK OFFICIALS.  BOLTING DOWN IS NOT PERMITTED.


25.  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.