Look alike bodies; factory type or Reproduction Aluminum Panels OK, NO CLIP CARS
1964 or newer OEM perimeter American rear-wheel drive passenger car frame only
Minimum Wheelbase 101"
  Hulling out around wheels & tires are okay
  Upper control arms can be tubular but no adjustable
  Wedge bolts all 4 corners are okay
  Racing Springs and shocks are okay steel-non-adjustable
  Floor pans must be stock or steel; right side of car can be stock and/or boxed

  Frame connectors for unibody cars mandatory


-602 Crate 8 Inch Spoiler

-362 Cub In 8 Inch Spoiler

-Over 362 4 Inch Spoiler



Engine Option 1:

1. Gm Part Number 88958602 ,  Weight 3,000

2. These Engines Are Sealed At The Intake Manifold, Cylinder Head, Front Cover, And Oil Pan With Special Twist Off Bolt Heads Originally From Gm.  Crate Usa Seals Allowed, No Rm Bolts, For Any Other Sealing System Contact Crate Racin Usa For Approval.  Crate Engines Must Not Be Altered, Modified Or Changed From Factory Specs.

3. The Sealed Engines Must Remain Intact And Not Be Tampered With; Any Seals That Have Been Removed Or Tampered With Will Make The Engine Illegal And Not Eligible For Competition. The Penalty For Anyone Tampering With Seals, Modifying Any Internal Engine Parts, Changing The Parts From Stock As Delivered Sealed From The Factory Will Be Subject To Expulsion From Racing With Any Crate Racin' Usa Sanctioned Event For The Remainder Of Season And Future Seasons.

4. No Changes Are Allowed To The Engine - Intake Manifold, Heads, Valve Covers, Front Cover, Oil Pan, Harmonic Balancer Or Any Other Part / Or Parts On / Or In Engine.

5. No Vacuum Pumps.

6. All Crate Engines Must Remain Stock As They Came Sealed From The Factory. Crate Engines Must Not Be Altered, Modified Or Changed From Factory Specs.

7. Engine’s Gm Serial Number And When Applicable Crate Usa Build Certification Number, Must Be Clearly Visible To Series Technical Inspectors.

8. Any Violation Of The Engine Rules And/Or Factory Specs Inside The Sealing System Of The Engine Will Result In The Driver And/Or Owner Being Disqualified From That Event, And Suspended From Series Competition For 365 Days And Pay A $1,000 Fine.  After That Period, The Driver Can Only Compete In Series Events With An Engine Equipped With Original Factory Gm Sealing Bolts, Or Crate Usa Seals From An Authorized Rebuilder  Aproved And, Authorized By Crate Racin Usa Officials.  Driver And/Or Owner Will Be Notified In Writing Of Series Decision, All Decisions Are Final.

9. Any Violation Of The Engine Rules And/Or Factory Specs Outside The Sealing Bolts Of The Engine Will Result In The Driver Being Disqualified From That Event.  Driver And/Or Owner Could Be Suspended From Series Competition For Up To But Not More Than 30 Days, And Fined Up To But Not More Than $500.00, At Series Officials Discretion.  Driver And/Or Owner Will Be Notified In Writing Of Series Decision, All Decisions Are Final.

Engine Option 2:

1. Minimum Weight 3200 Lb. 362 Cubic Inch Maximum,  Factory Steel Blocks, And Oem Street Production Straight Plug Steel Heads, Rhs Vortec Part #12407, Or Engine Quest Part #350c,  Stock Replacement Head Ok(173cc Max Intake Runner Volume No Tolerance). No Porting Or Polishing Heads .

Max. Valve Size, 2.02” Intake, And 1.6” Exhaust. Any Intake Manifold, No Porting And Polishing.  Any =Other Cast Iron Head Add 100lb,  Aftermarket Cast Iron Head Must Have Max 2.02” And 1.6” Exhaust, And No Porting Or Polishing Of Heads..  No Aluminimum Heads. Steel Or Cast Cranks And Rods, Aftermarket Replacement Cranks And Rods Ok.   No Lightened Or Knife Edged Cranks, No Exotic Material Cranks Or Rods (Ex.  Aluminum Or Titantium).

2. Flat Top Pistons Only. Any Flat Tappet Camshaft Only. No Roller Cams. Timing Chains Only No Gear Drives.

3. Stud Mount Rockers Only.  No Stud Girddles.  Stock Diameter Valve Springs Only, 1.250” Maximum O.D.  Beehive Springs Allowed, 1.310” Maximum O.D., Any Manufacture (Chevy, Ford, Or Dodge), Or Any Cylinder Head, No Double Valve Springs.

Engine Option 3:

1. Any Engine Larger Than 362 Cubic Inches, 3400lb. Minimum.  Must Use All Other Intake, Cam, Carburetor, And Cylinder Head Rules From Engine Option 2.

Engine Setback Rule:

- Engine Must Be Mounted In Stock Location, Center Of Chassis.  #1 Spark Plug Must Be In Front Of Or Cenerline Of Upper Ball Joint.

-Weight Penalties Of 50lb Per   Will Be Added Forward Of Water Pump For Improper Set Back.


-500 Cfm 2 Barrel or 4 barrel with 1 11/16" restrictor plate. No Porting Or Polishing Changing Of Boosters Or Altering Of Base Plate, And Throttle Shafts In Any Way.

-2 Barrell Carbs Checked With Go-No-Go Gauges Top To Bottom.

- May Run 1” Maximum Carburetor Spacer .040” Tolerance, At No Point May Spacer Extend Into Intake Manifold Area. With 2 Standard Thickness Carburetor Gaskets, .070” Maximum Thickness. Either Engine.

- 602 Engine May Run Any 4 Barrell Carburetor.

Nesmith Motor, Weight & Carb Rules

-If you have Half Firewall Or Rightside Floor Pan Removed, No Extra Weight  To be Added, But Must 50lbs Next Motor

-No Vacuum Rule With 2 Barrel

-2 Barrel Must 4412 500 Cfm Max & Must Go/No/Go Gauge



-Any Transmission

-Any Clutch

-Bert Or Brim Transmission, Add 100 Lbs

  After market brakes are okay
  Adjusters for brakes are okay


Any ignition No magnetos

Stock 9” Ford or floater rear ends are okay
Panhard bars; 4 links stock
No 5th arms
Trailing arms must be in stock location and can be adjustable steel only
If mount on car has to be replaced it must be same size and in stock position
Panhard bars must be connected to back side of rear end


American Racer G60 or KK704 stamped or non-stamped tires are permitted.
   Hoosier G60, stamped or non-stamped are permitted.
H500 will be permitted.
   Any Steel Belted D.O.T. 60 series tire. 275/60/15 Maximum. No Mud/Snow tires.
   Grooving and/or siping is permitted
   Altering tires with any chemicals which alter the manufacturer's baseline-settings of the tire is not allowed.
   Rear Tires must punch 50 at anytime.

  Steel Wheels only
  Must be 15" in diameter and up to 10" in width max.
  Steel bead locks may be used on the right side only.
  Wheel covers are permitted on right side wheels only. Inner mud plugs are permitted.
  Wide five wheel adaptors are not allowed.
  Steel or aluminum spacer between hub and wheel is permitted, but overall width of racecar cannot exceed 78".

  Quick steer is okay


-Gas Only

-No Alcohol


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March 2015

Saturday March 5: Tennessee National Raceway OPEN PRACTICE

Friday March 13: Tennessee National Raceway    USCS Sprint Cars, Open Wheel, Emod, LLM & Mini Stock ALL RUNNING FULL FEATURES

Saturday March 14: Tennessee National Raceway USCS Sprints, Open Wheel, Emod, LLM, Mini Stock, Modified Street & Dwarf

Saturday March 21: Tennessee National Raceway OPEN PRACTICE

Saturday March 28: Thunderhill Raceway OPEN PRACTICE

APRIL 2015

Saturday April 4: Thunderhill Raceway GRAND REOPNEING

Saturday April 11: Tennessee National Raceway  Points Begin KMSA

Sunday April 12:  ENDURO & V8 DERBY

Friday April 17: Thunderhill Raceway USCS SPRINTS

Saturday April 18: Tennessee National Raceway USCS plus $900 to WIN EMOD Summer Shoot Out #1

Saturday April 25: Tennessee National Raceway  $700 to WIN MINI STOCK Summer Shoot Out #1 


General Admission: Adults $10  * Kids 12 & Under FREE with a paying adult

Pits: Adults $30 * Kids 6-12 $10 * Kids 5 & Under FREE

Gates Open at 3 pm

Drivers meeting 6:30 pm

Racing 7:00 PM

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