2015 Truck Pull

DEPARTMENT V

4 WHEEL DRIVE TRUCK PULLS


SUPERINTENDENT: KATHY OSTRANDER

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd 2015
WEIGH INS: 3:00pm to 6:00pm

PREMIUMS:  1st $150.00 & Trophy, 2nd $60.00, 3rd $35.00
( PREMIUMS WILL BE PRORATED IF LESS THAN 10 ENTRIES PER CLASS )

CLASSES:
GAS

    Class 1 -- Street Legal Pure Stock, 6,800 lbs.
    Class 2 -- Street Legal Enhanced, 6,800 lbs.
    Class 3 -- Street Modified 5800lbs.
    Class 4 -- Street Modified 6200lbs.
DIESEL
    Class 5 -- Work Stock 8,500 lbs.
    Class 6 -- Modified 9,000 lbs.


SPONSORED BY

HARBOR POINT ENERGY PRODUCTS

MID VALLEY AUTOMOTIVE Ilion, NY and 4 SEASONS TIRE & AUTO REPAIRS Ilion, NY

BEST LOOKING MODIFIED TRUCK donated by JULIANO'S SAND & GRAVEL of Schyler, NY

GENERAL RULES

  1. ALL DRIVERS MUST BE 18 YRS OF AGE BY DATE OF PULL AND HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LISCENSE.
  2. ALL DRIVERS MUST WEAR A HELMET AND SEAT BELT, NO PASSENGERS ALLOWED.
  3. ALL TRUCKS MUST HAVE APPROVED FIRE EXTINGUISHERS WITHIN REACH OF DRIVER IN CAB.
  4. NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED IN PIT OR SHOW RING AREA.
  5. TRUCKS MAY BE ENTERED ONLY ONCE IN EACH CLASS
  6. TIRES SHALL NOT BE EQUIPPED WITH STUDS or CHAINS, NO ALTERED TIRES. MUST BE DOT APPROVED
  7. ALL HITCHES WILL BE INSPECTED AT WEIGH-IN.  HITCH MUST NOT BE OVER 26 INCHES,  3 - 3.5" HOLE HOOK DROP. HOOK DROP MUST BE STRAIGHT DOWN.
  8. ALL WEIGHTS MUST BE SECURED INSIDE TRUCK BODY ONLY.  NO WEIGHTS OUT FRONT, NO HIDDEN WEIGHTS. NO EXCEPTIONS. ANY LOOSE WEIGHTS ON TRUCKS ARE AN IMMEDIADTE DISQUALIFICATION. NO EXCEPTIONS.  DECISION OF JUDGES IS FINAL.
  9. NO WEIGHTS OR AIR PRESSURE WILL BE CHANGED AFTER CROSSING THE SCALES.
  10. TRUCK AND SLED MUST STAY WITHIN BOUNDERY LINES
  11. ALL DRIVERS MUST OBEY FLAGMAN'S SIGNALS.
  12. PULL IS OVER WHEN FORWARD MOTIONS STOPS.
  13. IF BEAKAGE OF OCCURS, PULL WILL BE OVER AT THAT POINT.
  14. DRIVERS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FOR RECKLESS OPERATIONS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE PULL. THIS INCLUDES PIT AREA.
  15. ALL MOTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH AN AIR BREATHER.
  16. ANY ODD OR QUESTIONABLE MODIFICATIONS MUST BE APPROVED BY SUPERINTENDENT. SUPERINTENDENT DECISIONS ARE FINAL.
  17. NO ATV'S, GOLF CARTS OR OTHER MOTORIZED VEHICLES ARE TO BE USED BY ANYONE OTHER THAN FAIR OFFICIALS.

 

GENERAL REGISTRATIONS

  1. ALL DRIVERS MUST COMPLETE AN ENTRY FORM AND SIGN A RELEASE WAIVER.
  2. A NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE OF $30 PER CLASS IS REQUIRED AND THIS FEE COVERS THE DRIVER'S PIT PASS/WRISTBAND.
  3. ORDER OF PULL WILL BE DETERMINED AFTER REGISTRATION IS COMPLETE.
  4. NO ONE ALLOWED IN SHOW RING DURING PULL EXCEPT PULL OFFICIALS AND TRUCK'S DRIVER.


SPECIAL RULES


GAS:
STREET LEGAL PURE STOCK 6,800 LBS.

  1. Must comply with general rules and registration of the Fair's Truck Pull
  2. Truck must be street legal.  Current registration, inspection, and insurance card required.
  3. This is a stock class.  Trucks should be factory appearing.  Stock trucks and stock trucks ONLY.  Motors must be correct in chassis (Ford to Ford).  Model year and motors must comply.
  4. Floor bed must be solid wheel base and may not be changed from original manufacture.
  5. Flatbed or homemade bed allowed, but must cover tires and stock length.  Wooden flatbeds are permitted.
  6. Must be stock appearing with all windows, hood fenders, doors, full bed with floor, tailgate or net required.  Engine, related equipment and drive train must be factory stocked equipment for the vehicle in the year it was built.
  7. Stock trucks run on stock fuel.  If judges smell racing fuel, the truck in question will be disqualified; entry fee and prize money will be forfeited.
  8. Must have stock manifolds, mufflers may be unhooked.  Stock trucks will not be allowed to have any carburator or intake modifications.  No headers allowed.
  9. Snowplow frames and brush guard are allowed.  Must have 3-3.5 inch opening.  No vertical hitch or opening.
  10. No open exhaust.


GAS:
STREET LEGAL ENHANCED 6,800 lbs.

  1. Must comply with general rules and registration of the Fair's Truck Pull
  2. No aluminium intakes or headers. Cast iron manifolds only. No double pumpers. No exceptions.
  3. Exhaust systems will be closed.  Must have muffler and no homemade mufflers.
  4. Tires must be DOT approved
  5. No solid suspensions.  Trucks must have a workable suspension with a minimum of 2 inches of movement at all times.  Lift kits and snow plow frames are acceptable.  No outrageous spring stacks.
  6. Hitch point may not be more than 26 inches from the ground.  No angled, lever, pivot, or axis hitches are allowed and the hitch must accomodate a minimum of 3.5" across.  No draw bars allowed. 
  7. All weights to be in box only.  No weights out front.  No hidden weights.  All weights must be secured and o loose weights.  No exceptions.
  8. Carbureted trucks with 4 barrel carburetors with no more than 1" spacers.
  9. Trucks must be driven to the fairgrounds and cannot be trailored into the fairgrounds.


GAS:
MODIFIED 5,800 LBS and MODIFIED 6,200 LBS.

  1. Must comply with general rules and registration of the Fair's Truck Pull
  2. Aluminum intake and headers are allowed and may use a maximum 2" carburetor space with no visible modifications
  3. Trucks may use anything for carburetors. Can only use one.
  4. Motor must be naturally aspirated.
  5. Trucks may have an open exhaust
  6. Only cast iron blocks allowed
  7. Gasoline and racing gasoline only.  NO nitro allowed.
  8. Trucks must pull from a Class E or drawbar hitch.  Hitch must be sage (no pulling from bumper).  Hitch length to be a minimum of 36% or wheel base from center of rear axel to point of hook.
  9. Trucks must have 4 wheel working brakes.
  10. Any DOT tire approved except Wrangler XT.
  11. No solid suspension.  Trucks must have workable suspensions.  Traction bars are allowed.
  12. No Plow frames.
  13. Wheel base not to exceed 133 inches.
  14. All trucks with standard transmissions must have steel bell housing or must be equipped with a 3 strap transmission blanket on the bell housing.
  15. All trucks with automatic transimissions will have a transmission blanket or SFI approved 360 shields extending from bell houing to tail shaft.  1 seven strap or 2 three strap blankets are allowed.
  16. Three drive shaft hoops are mandatory over each shaft, 3/8 aluminium or 5/16 steel by 3/4 inch wide. 1 strap each drive must be within 6 inches of every u-joint with maximum 10 inches.
  17. Axle hub guards must be a minumum of 3/16 aluminium or 1/16 inch steel and must cover 2/3 of teh hub end.
  18. All trucks must have operational kill switch and will be tested before pull.
  19. All kill switches must be mounted independently of drawbar cable and must have loop to attach to sled cable.  Must be located in the rear center of the truck, run minimum of 14" above hitch and a maximum of 6" off center in either direction.
  20. Trucks can have weight bar not to exceed 60 inches from center of front axle of weight rack.  Weights must be secured.


DIESEL:
WORK STOCK 8,500 lbs.

  1. Must comply with general rules and registration of the Fair's Truck Pull
  2. Truck must be street legal with registration papers, affixed license plate and valid inspection.  Registration and license must match and will be compared.
  3. No aluminum engine blocks are permitted unless O.E.M.  Engine must be stock.  Pump diesel fuel the only permitted fuel.  Headers are approved.
  4. Weights on the front of the vehicle must be securely fastened to teh truck and must not exceed more than 60 inches from the center line of the front wheels.
  5. No water to air coolers.
  6. Excess smoke will disqualify a truck from this class.  Trucks with excess smoke must be run in the Diesel Modified class.


DIESEL:
MODIFIED 9,000 lbs.

  1. Must comply with general rules and registration of the Fair's Truck Pull
  2. Modified diesel trucks where any type of computer chip is acceptable.
  3. Dual tires allowed.
 

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