RULES AND CLASSES

The Summit Racing Autocross Week presented by UMI Performance is an event which all vehicles and drivers must comply with SFI certs and DOT rules. In-between each track, all competition vehicles are required to move under own their own power.  They are not permitted be trailered, pushed or pulled, flown or floated between tracks.

RULES CLARIFICATIONS:  Please direct specific questions, call or text:  317. 299. RACE (7223) SummitAutoxweek@gmail.com and don’t forget Facebook.com/AutocrossWeek

UPDATED EVENT VEHICLE RULES FOR 2022:

1) I UNDERSTAND THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON.
2) MY REGISTRATION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE OR RESELL-ABLE.

3) I UNDERSTAND, EVENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ISSUING LIFETIME REG NUMBERS TO “PLAN B.”

Event Policy

  • • Competition vehicles are required to move under own power.  They are not permitted be trailered, pushed or pulled, flown or floated between tracks.
  • • Competition vehicle must drive to the required photo stops.
  • • Drivers and riders will hold comply with liability wavers, 1099, and photo release at time of registration.
  • • Drivers between 16 and 18 must be accompanied by birth or custodial parent or guardian for the duration of competition.
  • • Competition vehicles may pull one (1) single axle 4′ x 8′ DOT legal trailer.
  • • Both participants (green wristbands) may switch for street driving.
  • • Only registered Driver (green wristbands) may compete in competition driving.
  • • Registrations are non-refundable or transferable. To include loss of employment, death or dis-memberment or global pandemics, changes in beliefs pertaining to global warming and/or other.
  • • Only Green wristbands are allowed to service / touch or ride in a competition vehicle.  (NO RED WRISTBANDS)
  • • At any time and for any reason, race staff may as you to park in “preferred parking” so we may watch and learn how your prepare your car.
  • All classes:  Minimum two lap times per track on Tues, Wed, Thur and Friday for a total of Eight (8).  Accumulated Lap times will be divided by eight for an overall average.
  • • All payments are final, no refunds, non-transferable and are processed in the United States.
  • • For up-to-day announcements, follow us on Facebook/AutocrossWeek

Autocross Competition

  • Standard autocross event (navigate the outlined course as fast as possible).
  • 2-sec add-on penalty for each down-and-out cones.■ Any part of the cone must remain upright and touching the outlined box. ■ Downed cones or cones outside the box are penalized.
  • Failure to navigate the course correctly is considered a did-not-finish (“DNF”) and the run is not eligible for scoring.
  • In the event an issue occurs with timing equipment, competition flow or at the discretion of the event staff, a competitor may be granted or required to “rerun” (redo the last run).

         ■ Competitors that notice downed or misplaced cones must slow-down and ensure a  course worker acknowledges the issue to be eligible for a rerun. Competitors  are not required to take the rerun, but may risk having a penalty assessed if failing to identify a cone issue. 

         ■ Competitors will be stationary for a minimum of 5 minutes before taking the rerun.

  • The competitor’s fastest two (2) laps per day/track is scored to determine class winners.

Grid and Paddock

  • Competitors will assemble in the Grid area by run group when called for by event staff.
  • Competitors that are not ready to race when the event staff signal a competitor to the start line may forfeit that run within the grid order.

Points and Timing

  • All eight (8) fastest laps, two per track are added together, divided by 8 to determine class winner.
  • All timing captured and calculated by Live.Axti.me
  • A timed run is calculated by automatic timing equipment plus any incurred penalties.

RULES CLARIFICATIONS:  Please direct specific questions, call or text:  317. 299. RACE (7223) Heid@ProQMotorsports.com and don’t forget Facebook.com/AutocrossWeek

Classes

* Classes and rules are at the direction of our Competition Director, Eric Heller. Competition Director may adjust individual vehicle classification at his/her discretion to maintain competition balance. Classes given are guidelines and do not guarantee class placement for a particular vehicle. All classes (except Unlimited) are required to maintain at least 80% of the factory-published curb weight. Class winners will be impounded at the end of the event to verify weight and potential modifications.

  • Competition cars may pull a small trailer (1 7/8″ ball) trailer limited to a maximum cargo area of 142 cubic feet which is the size of a standard 4′ x 8′  single axle trailer.

V)  Vintage  – Model years 1975 and older. Allowed modifications include (but not exclusively limited to) disc brake upgrades, updated suspension and drivetrain swaps/updates. Vehicles must maintain factory-designed major components. (i.e. suspension design, driven axles, longitudinal vs. transverse mounting, transmission design, etc). Tires are 200 UTQG or higher.

C)  Classic – Model years 1996 to 1976. Allowed modifications include (but not exclusively limited to) disc brake upgrades, updated suspension and drivetrain swaps/updates. Vehicles must maintain factory-designed major components. (i.e. suspension design, driven axles, longitudinal vs. transverse mounting, transmission design, etc). Tires are 200 UTQG or higher..

S)  Sport – Model years 1997 to present. Excludes factory ultra-high performance variants (C7 Carbon, ZL1 Camaro, GT350/500, etc). Allowed modifications include (but not exclusively limited to) disc brake upgrades, updated suspension and drivetrain swaps/updates. Vehicles must maintain factory-designed major components. (i.e. suspension design, driven axles, longitudinal vs. transverse mounting, transmission design, etc). Tires are 200 UTQG or higher..

SS)  Super Sport – Ultra-high performance variants of production models, exotic performance vehicles, moderately modified base vehicles (i.e. power adders, suspension conversions [coil-overs, 4-links, etc]), and production/replica-based kit cars. Tires are 200 UTQG or higher. Examples include C8 Corvette, Model 3 Performance, FFR 818, Hellcat Charger/Challenger, etc.

B)  Boosted – Factory forced induction 4 and 6 cylinder models. Allowed modifications include (but not exclusively limited to) disc brake upgrades, updated suspension and drivetrain swaps/updates. Vehicles must maintain factory-designed major components. (i.e. suspension design, driven axles, longitudinal vs. transverse mounting, transmission design, etc). Tires are 200 UTQG or higher.

NA)  Naturally Aspirated – Factory naturally aspirated 4 and 6 cylinder models. Allowed modifications include (but not exclusively limited to) disc brake upgrades, updated suspension and drivetrain swaps/updates. Vehicles must maintain factory-designed major components. (i.e. suspension design, driven axles, longitudinal vs. transverse mounting, transmission design, etc). Tires are 200 UTQG or higher.

U)  Unlimited – Unrestricted class allowing non-production powertrains, suspension and curb weight. Tires must be DOT-approved but are otherwise unrestricted. Vehicles with modifications including (but not limited to) sequential transmissions, aftermarket traction/stability control, ABS, or suspension control are automatically classed here.

Tires

  • • All tires must be DOT-legal. 200 UPG, (Edit: Feb 19, Except Unlimited class)
  • • Tires must pass a tech inspection for compliance and safety.
  • • NO Kumho ACR Tires.
  • • The same wheels/tires used for competition must also be used for street driving.
  • •  May bring one spare tire per size.  If all four tires are same size, one tire.  IF front and rear are different, then two tires.  May change tire due to catastrophic event only and must report change to Competition Director.
  • • Tires must be commercially available (no special build/tire tester sets).

Safety and General Preparedness

  • All vehicles must comply with the 1-1 rule for overall height vs. track width.
  • Vehicles must be in a general good state of repair including steering, braking, fuel and lighting systems.
  • Vehicles must not be actively leaking fluids at the time of tech. Vehicles that begin leaking during competition may be disqualified until repaired.All vehicles must comply with the 1-1 rule for overall height vs. track width.
  • Helmets must be Snell SA2015 or newer. M or DOT-rated helmets are not allowed.
  • Vehicles must contain safety equipment commensurate to the level of vehicle preparation. I.e. A fully-caged, fire suppression-equipped vehicle will also require a fire suit, head and neck restraint device, padded cage bars, etc.
  • No open-toes or open-backed shoes are allowed while on-course.
  • All vehicles must comply with DOT regulations pertaining to street-legality including vehicle glass, seat belts, lighting and tires.
  • Only pump gasoline, flex fuel (E0-E85 blends), diesel, bio-diesel and electricity may be used to power a competition vehicle. Nitrous oxide, methanol, methanol injection, and nitromethane are strictly prohibited.
  • Vehicles must run a complete exhaust system not exceeding 103 dB at 50 ft from the exhaust outlet. Vehicles failing the test will be removed from competition and allowed an opportunity to correct the noise level. A second noise violation will result in disqualification from the event.

RULES CLARIFICATIONS:  Please direct specific questions, call or text:  317. 299. RACE (7223) Heid@ProQMotorsports.com and don’t forget Facebook.com/AutocrossWeek

Event Conduct and Authority

  • All competitors shall uphold the event rules in order to promote, elevate and enhance the name, brand, and reputation of the organization, including its staff, directors, sponsors, volunteers and all those affiliated in any way with this event. ANY act that is ruled to be detrimental to the event, Sponsors or staff will result in the removal from the event.
  • Rules, infractions, or “spirit of the events” interpretation will be at the sole discretion of the event competition direct, steering committee or event organizers and all decisions are final.
  • In the event of conflicting rules or guidelines, the Promoter’s decision will be the deciding factor and only decision made on the matter.

Rules for Disqualification

  • 1. Green wristbands touching a truck or trailer.  Truck and trailer are NOT support vehicles.
  • 2. Red wristbands, such as truck and trailer drivers or anyone other than green wristbands touching your competition vehicle.
  • 3. Under the influence of drugs (legal or otherwise) and/or alcohol while operating competition vehicle to include public street driving.
  • 4. No vehicle rentals.  Vehicle must be owned by one or both participants.
  • 5. Participants are NOT permitted to leave the team during competition. No substitute team mates, car or crew after drivers meeting.
  • 6. Competition vehicle being worked on by anyone whom doesn’t have a green wristband.
  • 7. The use of two (2) or more expletives in a single sentence. (you know who you are.)