2019 King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Basic Rules To Know
- TIRES: Only Hoosier racing tires are permitted during King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series competition. Approved Hoosier 300’s, 400’s, or 500’s only please.
- WEIGHT: All King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series cars must maintain a minimum weight of 2,400 lbs during competition.
- ENGINES: GM Crate Engine Part Number 88958602/19258602 is the only engine package permitted during King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series competition.
- REV BOXES: DIRTcar rev box MSD 8727CT is the only approved and required rev-limiting box permitted during King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series competition. It must be set at no more than 6,200 RPM. 4. At Lebanon Valley ONLY tour drivers may use the Rev Box set at no more than 6,200 RPM. Track regulars may run the gear rule, which requires final drive ratio to be 5.04 or less.
- FUEL: 2. VP D-98 fuel or equivalent is highly recommended during King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified Series competition. Blending fuels of different octane is not permitted. NO Alcohol, nitrous oxide, and nitro-methane fuels are permitted. No oxygenated fuels.
- W9 (Payouts): All King Of Dirt Racing payouts are done by the partner tracks we are visiting at their respective payoff windows. To be paid for competing in a KOD touring event all drivers must fill out a W9 at the track they are participating at if it’s their first time at the speedway during the 2019 season.
2019 King Of Dirt Racing Formats
- All drivers are required to sign in at the King Of Dirt Racing registration table upon entering the track pit area and draw a number.
- Number draw will set qualifying main lineups for King Of Dirt Racing events unless otherwise noted.
- King Of Dirt Racing utilizes three qualifying mains (B, C, & D) that are 12 laps in length.
- The top six drivers from each qualifying main will transfer into the A-Main feature event. Remaining cars go into consolation races.
- The top two fastest times turned out of the six qualified drivers in each qualifying mains will set the Super Six and lined up by their times.
- All other drivers will be lined up for the A-Main feature heads up based on finishing positions in their respective Qualifying events or Consolations.
- Consolation lineups are set based on the Qualifying main a driver is in. For example non qualified cars from the B-Main make up Consolation number one. Non qualified cars from the C-Main make up Consolation number two. And non qualified cars from the D-Main make up Consolation number three.
- All King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified A-Main feature events are 30 laps in length unless otherwise noted.
- Double file restarts are utilized throughout the event. In the event we cannot complete a lap after a yellow, we will go single file to get rolling, then back to double file the following restart providing a satisfactory amount of laps have been run.
- The leader has lane choice (inside or outside) and is the control car to set the pace at the designated start/restart point. Control cars are expected to maintain a steady pace and not play games on restarts. Original starts front row fires together at the designated point.
- 9. In the event of a yellow flag with one lap remaining, the following restart will be green and white together for a one-lap dash to the finish.
2019 King Of Dirt Racing Point System
- REGULAR EVENTS: 1st – 100, 2nd – 97, down by 1 point to last place.
- SPECIAL EVENTS: 1st – 200, 2nd – 197, down by 1 point to last place.
- DNQ REGULAR EVENTS: 50 Points.
- DNQ SPECIAL EVENTS: 50 Points.
- DNS REGULAR EVENTS: Last Place Points.
- DNS SPECIAL EVENTS: Last Place Points.
- FAST TIME B-MAIN: 1 Bonus Point.
- FAST TIME C-MAIN: 1 Bonus Point.
- FAST TIME D-MAIN: 1 Bonus Point.
- QUALIFYING MAIN WIN: 1 Bonus Point.
2019 King Of Dirt Racing Rule Amendments
- 12/20/18 (Introduction) – Here you will find King Of Dirt Racing Rule Amendment notifications. When a rule is adjusted and/or amended for the betterment of racing the notification will be posted in this section with the date, section, and exact number of what was adjusted and why.
- 12/21/18 (Section 24; Rule #7) – DIRTcar fire suppression systems are highly recommended BUT NOT MANDATORY on the King Of Dirt Racing Crate Modified series.
- 03/11/19 (Section3; Rule #1-5) – Driver Eligibility will allow any driver without a Big Block Modified win in 2019 or a top five points finish in 2018 to compete at KOD Scheduled Crate Modified Events in 2019.
Below are links to KOD rules and registration forms in PDF format. Please click, download, and read entirely along with mailing in the required mandatory registration form for the 2019 season.
REMINDER: Reading, understanding, and compliance with all King Of Dirt Racing rules and/or regulations are the drivers responsibility. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.