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2019 TOPDRIFT FD PROAM TECH


General

Number rules: You may register up to 3 digits – Please refrain from registering derogatory or frowned upon numbers (ie. 420, 69, 187 etc.)
Top Drift drivers from previous season (2018) get priority in registering their preferred numbers.
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 2019 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
Coolant lines: Thermal sleeve will be allowed if lines are routed between the factory frame rails.
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
Additives such as “Keep Cool” and “Water Wetter” are allowed.
Vehicles with fluid leaks will not be allowed to compete

Interior:

Racing seats must be bolted securely and must utilize a racing harness.
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

For any other Tech related question please contact Tech Manager – David Lim – justdrifttech@gmail.com

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