RPM Nationals is limited to ford Flathead and 4 Cylinder cars. Body Years are limited to 1936 and earlier . All Cars must represent an early 1950s Hot rod style or prior. Things like radials, billet, etc... will not be allowed. All racers must apply prior to registration for approval to race. rpm nationals has the final say in all race cars approval.
there will be 6 classes, 4cyl flathead street cars, v8 flathead street cars, 4cyl street cars with power adder (overhead conversion and or blower), v8 street car with power adder, and two full race classes one for flathead 4cyl and flathead v8's the other for 4cyl/v8's with power adders. street cars all must represent a car that is or could be registered for the street, removal of windshield, headlights, fenders, etc. is ok. full race classes will include all non street cars including dragsters, sprinters, tanks, etc.
All applicants must email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 14th 2017 for approval. Please provide us some info outlining all major components and photos of the cars front, back, both sides, engine and drivers compartment.
we will notify all Applicants by the 21st of September. Upon approval racers must sign and return their release form along with payment of $70 no later than October 8th.
all race vehicles must pass a tech inspection including but not limited to
safety hubs / drum retainers on all keyed rear ends
no excess play in steering
brakes in good working condition
battery securely held down
fire extinguisher within drivers reach
firewall sealed (small holes for linkage/pedals are ok)
clamps on all rubber fuel lines
2 throttle return springs
exhaust angled away from driver and track
tires in good shape
gas cap securely mounted
hubcaps removed or secured
all lug nuts present
cotter pins in steering/axles/spindles
radiator catch can
water only in cooling system
drivers are required to wear helmets, pants, and closed toe shoes