In an effort to make sure all our competitors are on the same playing field, the Appalachian Mountain Speedweek presented by Harbaugh Amusement Machine has issued the following Technical information for the bodies. These rules will be checked at every event and will be enforced.
These rules will take effect immediately and be instituted for the 2012 Speedweek Series.
Appalachian Mountain Speedweek
Technical Bulletin 12-01
Release May 4th, 2012
A. All cars must have a minimum of one inch (1”) and a maximum of two (2”) inches of roll at top of fenders, doors, and quarter panels. A sharp edge or angle
will not be permitted. Body roll must go from sides over interior, not interior over sides.
B. Driver’s seat must remain on the left side of the drive line.
C. No fins or raised lips of any kind are permitted anywhere along the entire length of the car.
E. Bodyline must be a smooth even line from front to rear.
F. No “slope noses” or “wedge cars” permitted. Noses must be stock appearing, subject to Series template.
G. No “belly pans” or any type of enclosure on bottom of cars will be permitted. Skid plate to protect oil pan is permitted.
H. All body panels must be solid. No holes, slots, or air gaps are permitted.
I. No panels of any kind under the rear deck running from the front to the rear of the car. Bracing from fuel cell top from front to rear is legal.
A. Interior is permitted to be dropped to the middle of the car a maximum of three inches (3”) below the top of doors and a minimum of twelve inches (12”) below the roll cage.
B. Interior must gradually taper up to the quarter panel height and be level for thirty-two inches (32”) from the rear of the quarter panel.
C. Interior must be fastened flush at the top of the door and quarter panels and must taper gradually towards the center of the car not creating a “lip effect”.
D. Interior must run in a straight line from behind the drivers’ seat to the rear spoiler.
E. If interior is flat through the car, it must maintain a twelve-inch (12”) clearance from roll cage for easy exiting from either side of the car.
F. Rear Deck Height should be 37" from ground to deck at bottom of spoiler.
(We will allow a 2" tolerance up to 39". If the measurement is 39.001" you will have to lower your deck height to compete)
A. Rear spoiler must be manufactured of material of adequate strength such as Lexan or Aluminum.
B. Rear spoiler material maximum eight-inch (8”) height measured from deck to tip of material. Maximum seventy-two inch (72”) width.
C. Rear spoiler is not permitted to be suspended above the deck to create a “wing effect.”
D. Rear spoiler must begin where quarter panels end. No extended decks permitted.
E. Maximum of three (3) rear spoiler supports. Option of two (2) additional one inch (1”) aluminum braces.
F. Spoiler supports cannot be mounted wider than the top of the quarter panel.
ROOF AND ROOF SUPPORTS
A. The roof length size must be a minimum of forty-four inches (44") to a maximum of fifty-four inches (54").
B. The roof width size must be a minimum of forty-eight inches (48") to a maximum of fifty-two inches (52").
C. Roof must be stock appearing and mounted level.
D. All roof side (sail) panels must extend to the edge of the body. Maximum (no tolerance) right side sail panel size – seventeen inches (17”) at the top, fortythree
inches (43”) at the bottom. Maximum (no tolerance) left side sail panel size – seventeen inches (17”) at the top, forty-three inches (43”) at the bottom and minimum fifteen inches (15”) at the top, forty inches (40”) at the bottom. The window area may be covered with clear Lexan or transparent material. Both roof support openings must be covered or both must be left open, if left open the openings must remain the same size. Decals will be permitted but must meet the dimensions in the drawing and must be approved by the Technical Inspector. Maximum two-inch (2”) bow in either direction in rear roof side panels is permitted.
I. Sail Panel Windows Openings must be the same size on both the left and right sides, they must be in the same location and orientation on both the left and right sides.
J. All cars must have a minimum of three inches (3”) and a maximum of four inches (4”) between sail panel and spoiler side where they meet the deck.