3000 RPM Antique V8 Gas Rules

1 – Tractor must be 1960 or older

2 - There will be no riders on tractors except for the driver.

3 – Engines to be governed by a Rev Eliminator, with 3000 RPM

4 – One carburetor

5 – No superchargers or tubos permitted

6 – Engine naturally aspirated no alcohol, or nitrous oxide fuel.

7 – Maximum tire size 18.4-38, cuts approved, no radials.

8 – No aluminum heads, blocks, etc...

9 – Must have positive fuel stop.

10 – Only 1 single engine allowed.

11 – Engine, 517 cubic inch displacement, + 1 % Maximum. NO DIESELS.

        Must be measured and sealed

12– Must have working air cleaner. Must be under hood.

13 – Exhaust to be minimum of 1 ft. (12”) above the hood.

14 – 3000 RPM tractors must have safety blankets or SFI approved flywheel.

15 – V8 drivers must be at least 15 ½ years of age with drivers permit and have written consent from parent or guardian, with adult supervision present until 18 years of age.

16 – All tractors must have working brakes.

17 – All tractors must have dead man throttle.

18 – All tractors must have kill switch.

19 – All tractors must have Wheelie Bars, separate from hitch.

20 – Front weights cannot extend forward more than 12 ft. from the center of the rear axle. Rear weights cannot exceed 6 inches behind the furthest part of the rear tires.

21– Hitch must be rigid in all directions, with 3” hole and no restrictions at hitch point. Hitch height is 20” maximum.

22 – Tractors must have plastic or electric fan.

23 – All tractors must have fenders or seat belts.

24 – No automatic, air shift, or down shifting transmissions during pull. Factory Torque is allowed.

25 – Must have Stock Sheet Metal, Stock Wheel Base

26 – Fabricated frames Allowed

27 – Aluminum intake manifolds allowed

28 – Rack and Pinion or Hydraulic steering allowed

29 – Clutching the tractor ends the attempt

30 – Tractors are subject to a tech check at any time

Classes are 5500,6000,6500                      

For more information  330-356-2020 or 330-814-7245