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2018 TOPDRIFT FD PROAM TECH

General

  • Top Drift drivers from previous season (2017) get priority in registering their preferred numbers.
  • Number rules: You may register up to 3 digits – Please refrain from registering derogatory or frowned upon numbers (ie. 420, 69, 187 etc.)
  • Windshield banner and door plates must be in place before practice starts
  • All cars must pass technical inspection and must have the approved tech sticker
  • FOR ANY FULL RACE/DRIFT BUILD RACE CARS, PLEASE FOLLOW 2018 FORMULA DRIFT RULEBOOK
  • In the case of disqualification from competition, registration fees will not be refunded

Safety Equipment

Roll cage:

  • SAE 1020 or 1025 Mild steel tubing or DOM is the preferred material for roll cage/roll bar construction
    • In regards to roll cage spec material, we suggest you follow Formula D specifications. However, if material is different than what is spec’d, please contact us PRIOR to registration so we may make a judgement call
  • Fixed roofed vehicles are allowed 4-point bolt in cages with welded door bars
    • 6-point welded cage with welded door bars highly recommended
  • Convertibles are required to have a complete 6-point welded roll cage with welded door bars
  • All roll cage points must have base plates
  • All bolt-in roll bars/cages must utilize back plates
  • Door bars must be welded
  • SFI roll bar padding required near the hip/elbow of the driver and on the halo above the drivers head

Race Suits:

  • One piece driving suits are required and must be made of fire resistant material and certified to SFI spec 3/2A-5 or greater, or homologated to “FIA 2000” specs, which effectively covers the body, including neck, ankles and wrists. Multi-layer driving suits are recommended. Fire resistant underwear is recommended. Gloves, shoes, and socks are required
  • Fire resistant SFI/FIA rated gloves, shoes, and socks are required
  • Fire resistant underwear is not required but highly recommended

 

*SparcoUSA/JUSTDRIFT racing program qualifies all JUSTDRIFT/TOPDRIFT Drivers for a 20% off MSRP Sparco products and safety gear via FRSports

Fire Extinguishers:

  • Fire extinguisher must be mounted inside the cabin within drivers reach
  • Minimum of 2.5 lbs capacity ABC Rated

Helmets:

  • Snell SA2010 or newer SA Snell Rating
  • All helmets should be free from cracks or damages – No painting over Snell rating sticker if it’s displayed on the exterior

Racing Harnesses:

  • 4 point harness minimum
  • Must be FIA and/or SFI rated *Sparco is rated for both
  • Harnesses must appear in good condition without any fraying or damage
  • Lap harnesses must be bolted securely with reinforced eye-bolts; mounting latches must be safety wired
  • Shoulder harnesses should be properly secured and wrapped around a harness bar

Exterior:

  • Stock or aftermarket tow hooks must be present on FRONT and the REAR of the car – Please paint or mark your tow so they can be easily seen.
  • All exterior body parts/panels must be completely secured/installed upon start of the competition
  • Complete body is a must! (front/rear bumpers, doors and fenders). Stock is OK too, as long as it’s complete full body.
    • Exception: Bumpers can be removed on practice days, but must be present for competition day.
  • Cars must have a working headlight, tail lights, and brake lights
  • Front windshield cannot have any cracks larger than a quarter

Engine:

  • Fuel Cell must be firewall enclosed
  • All fuel/water/oil lines must be enclosed if running inside the car
  • Rear mounted radiators must be shielded/enclosed from cabin/driver
  • Accusump must be shielded from the driver if running inside the vehicle
  • Engine accessories must be properly mounted and secured in engine bay
  • Heat shielding on oil lines and brake master cylinders required near manifolds and turbos
  • Exhaust must be rear facing and must extend behind the rear axles
  • Modifications to the firewall must be pre-approved
  • Cars must only have water in the cooling system
  • Vehicles with fluid leaks will not be allowed to compete

Interior:

  • Racing seats must be bolted securely and must utilized racing harness and must attach to a harness bar
  • Stock seats must use stock seat belts unless stock seats have a pass through for a racing harness
  • Interior must be clean of trash, exposed wires and any obstructions to the driver

Suspension:

  • The moving of suspension mounts, pick up points and steering links must be pre-approved
  • Sandwich spacers must have equal thread engagement as stud diameter (ie. Nissan 12×1.25 = 9.6 turns)
  • No cars can have missing or damaged lug studs, lug bolts or lug nuts
  • Functioning front and rear brakes required

 

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