MVP Truck & Tractor Rules

General Rules


  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for all street classes. Street Stock Gas, Hot Street Gas, and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors prior to or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day.
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat, with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel and Altered Gas. Full fire suits mandatory in 2WD.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • 2.5 lbs dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • All vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch no mandatory in Street Stock Gas, Farm Stock Diesel, or work stock diesel classes but recommended. Notice: Kill switches WILL be mandatory for the work stock diesel class in 2019.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pulls as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the pulls of the class they mostly fit. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle moves from the spot it was unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weigh. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver of any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, or knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle.
  • Rules are locked through the 2019 season, unless a safety concern arises and a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

2.5 Diesel 4?4 Trucks 8000#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Engine limited to a stock appearing, OEM compression engine, available from the factory in a one ton or smaller truck. Cubic inch limited to 444 cubic inches. Block must circulate coolant freely, no hard filled blocks. Water pumps may be factory or electric powered. All factory belt driven accessories, excluding the air conditioning compressor, must be retained and powered via the crankshaft by a standard serpentine “V? belt. Electric cooling fans are permitted. No individual runner intake manifolds (IE: ZZ Customs). Belt driven alternator must be intact. No deck plates, No Hamilton heads on Cummins motors, No Brodix heads on Duramax motors.
  • Diesel fuel only. Pump #1, #2 or Soy/Biodiesel only. Fuel must be commercially available. No propane or pressurized bottles.
  • 3-4, GT 42, HX50 and turbos of this type are the largest turbo allowed. T-4 mounting flange is the largest allowed. No clipped wheels or step down covers. Billet compressor wheels are permitted. A single .200 inch MWE groove maximum is allowed. Inducer bore must be non-removable. All air must go through the 2.5 inducer bore and MWE groove. The wheel must protrude into the 2.5 bore 1/8?. Turbo checked with a 2.550 plug.
  • 6 smooth bore turbocharger will be allowed in this class.
  • 4 Power Stroke Diesels will be permitted to run modified turbos, as long as the atmosphere turbo does not exceed the OEM straight bore dimension (2.59?). No tapered covers.
  • Aftermarket air cleaner/intakes are permitted.
  • Exhaust must exit behind cab of vehicle and must be pointed upwards. Stacks exiting through the fender well or hood are prohibited. Exhaust must have (2) 3/8 diameter rods/bolts inserted into exhaust in a cross pattern within 1? of each other. Both rods must 90? from each other. Rods/bolts must be as close to the turbo as possible. Bolt heads welded to the pipe or sheet metal screws to mimic this will be grounds for disqualification. Tech inspection committee will have final say on location.
  • All engines turning more than 4500 RPM must be equipped with a harmonic balancer meeting SFI spec 18.1.
  • Exhaust must exit behind cab of vehicle and must be pointed upwards. Exhaust must have (2) 3/8 diameter rods/bolts inserted into exhaust in a cross pattern with both rods 90? from each other. Rods/bolts must be as close to the turbo as possible. Tech inspection committee will have final say on location.
  • Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir and be located in the stock location and be of at least stock size.
  • No ice or ice water will be permitted on intercoolers. Water to air intercoolers are prohibited. Any means of cooling the air before the engine, except the air to air cooler is prohibited.
  • Injection pump is limited to cylinder number specific (IE 6 cylinder pump on a 6 cylinder motor). The use of multiple high pressure common rail fuel pumps or HPOP?s are permitted. P pumps that are allowed are the P3000 and the P7100. Ag governors are allowed. No sigma or 12 cylinder pumps.
  • Water injection is prohibited. All system components must be removed from truck.

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 24? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Must be a Reese style hitch/receiver. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises. Reinforcements are permitted but must remain inside the frame rails.
  • Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
  • Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
  • Hitch may be reinforced and supported for strength. No part of the hitch will be permitted forward of the centerline of the rear axle.
  • The hooking point must be a minimum of 44? from the centerline of the rear axle. Hooking point is described by the end of the hole where the hook touches metal to be pulled from.
  • No component of the hitch may be connected or in contact with the rear axle.
  • Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.
  • Bumper may be notched or removed.
  • Hitch must be horizontal to the ground.
  • No drawbar style hitches allowed.

CHASSIS:

  • The OEM chassis is mandatory. The engine must be in the OEM location. The vehicle must retain the full OEM chassis. Wheel tubs, back half conversions, tube chassis, etc are prohibited. Extra bracing is allowed but must be bolted to the rear axle.
  • Batteries must be securely mounted. They may not be located inside the driver?s compartment or forward of the radiator core support.
  • The vehicle must retain the full, original OEM, factory steering gear. The vehicle must retain the original OEM power assistance, if it was so equipped. Additional stabilizers are permitted. Non-OEM power assist methods are prohibited.
  • Hanging front weights are permitted. If used, ballast must be securely fastened. Weight or weight bracket not extend more than 60? from the centerline of the front axle. Weight boxes are prohibited. Weights and brackets must be removable by hand. Final decisions on weights and brackets will be left to the tech inspectors.
  • Factory spec wheelbase and track width only. Cab and chassis trucks may not exceed 72? center to center of axles. Front dual-wheel spacers may be used only with accompanying positive-offset dually style wheels.
  • The body must be the OEM truck body including the full bed floor. The body must retain full sheet metal. The complete OEM firewall and floor pan is mandatory. A factory installed pickup bed or commercial style aftermarket bed must be installed. Factory flat beds are permitted. No handmade flatbeds
  • A complete interior, including dashboard and door panels is mandatory. Aftermarket seats are permitted if fully upholstered. Rear seats may be removed to make weight.
  • Complete headlight and taillight assemblies are mandatory and must be operational, except the right front headlight may be removed for air inlet to engine. Complete OEM windshield and all other windows are mandatory. Driver window must be able to operate per factory specifications. They must open and close via electrical or mechanical means.
  • Hand throttles and aftermarket gauges are permitted.
  • DOT tires only. Max 35 x 12.50?. No cuts, bars, or siping.
  • No tire chains.
  • One ton rear axle or less permitted. Dual rear wheels prohibited.
  • No open drivelines or drop boxes.
  • Fuel cells may be used in place of the factory fuel tank, but must be mounted in the factory location or securely mounted in the bed.
  • Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle.
  • OEM transmission and transfer case only. They must have been an option on a one ton or smaller pickup.
  • Automatic transmissions may use aftermarket torque converters, valve bodies, and internal components. Transmission brakes are prohibited. Any non-OEM floor mounted automatic shifter must be equipped with a spring loaded positive reverse lockout device to prevent the shifter from accidentally being put into reverse. A functional neutral safety switch is mandatory. Vehicle must not start in gear. All transmission fluid lines must be metallic or high pressure hydraulic hose. All automatic transmissions must be equipped with a transmission shield meeting SFI spec 4.1 and must be labeled accordingly. A blanket type shield must be used and appropriately labeled as meeting SFI spec 4.1 and it must extend from the rear of the engine block to the rear of the tail housing with a minimum of six (6) inch overlap where it is fastened. All vehicles using an automatic transmission must be equipped with a flex plate meeting SFI spec 29.1.
  • Manual transmissions may have aftermarket internal components. A clutch meeting minimum SFI spec 1.1 or 2.1 is mandatory on all engines. All manual transmissions must be clutch assisted. Sequential shifters are prohibited. All transmissions must have a flywheel shield labeled as meeting minimum SFI spec 6.3 or greater. Applications for which an SFI spec flywheel shield is not available may use a properly attached SFI spec 4.1 or 4.2 blanket that completely covers the bell housing and it must extend from the rear of the engine block to the rear of the tail housing with a minimum of six (6) inch overlap where it is fastened. All transmissions or clutch pedals will have a safety interlock switch so the vehicle will not start in gear.
  • Non-OEM rear end housings are prohibited. The rear end housings must have been for a one ton or smaller truck. Rear axle bolts must be covered with a cap or shield.
  • The factory front suspension configuration must be retained. Modifications to the front suspension that would alter the original location (IE moving it forward or backward) is prohibited. Strut tower braces, lower tie bars, sway bars, and limit straps are permitted. Traction bars and devices are permitted. Air shocks prohibited.
  • The factory rear suspension configuration must be retained. Traction bars and devices are permitted but must be bolted only. Welds are permitted for attachment to the frame or axle housing. Traction bars, if installed, must have a tether strap mounted one (1) foot from the front support to catch the bar in case of failure. Control arms may be strengthened or replaced provided all original mounting points are retained and used. Sway bars, lower tie bars, limit straps, and camber kits are permitted. The rear suspension can be solid/welded. Must have leave spring connected in OEM style but may not be functional. Air bags and air shocks are prohibited.
  • All vehicles must have at least six (6) inch wide u-joint shields around all u-joints on the rear drive shaft constructed of at least ?? steel or 3/8? aluminum that will safely contain the u-joints and the ends of the drive shafts. Any u-joint on the front axle that can be seen from the front or side of the vehicle must be shielded the same as all other u-joints. All shields must be securely mounted to the vehicle. On trucks with electronic injection fuel pumps, it must have an electric shutoff or disconnect for the injection pump on the back of the truck. For trucks with manual injection pumps, they must have an air guillotine of the spring loaded type, no butterfly type to kill the air intake to the engine. It is recommended to have an air shutoff on all trucks. Kill switch failure will result in disqualification.
  • All vehicles are required to have a fully functional and working kill switch on the back of the truck, located near the hooking point
  • The OEM restraint system or SFI 5-point harness is mandatory and must be worn.

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

2 Wheel Drive Trucks 5200#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A driver?s meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Gas only, NO alcohol, E85, or fuel additives.
  • Naturally aspirated engines only.
  • MAX cfm carb, 4150/4160 Holley flange only. (No Dominators, King Demons, SV1, or split carbs.)
  • MAX 478 cubic inches +2%
  • Small blocks are NOT required to be pumped.
  • All pumping must be done at the track.
  • Blocks and heads MUST be cast iron.
  • Aftermarket blocks and heads are allowed
  • No aluminum blocks and heads are allowed.
  • SFI approved harmonic balancer.
  • MUST use SFI approved flywheel.
  • Motor must be mounted within 6? of original V8 mounts.
  • Must have a catch can for the radiator.

DRIVETRAIN:

  • Dual disc clutches are allowed.
  • No reversers or drop boxes allowed.
  • OEM style transmission ONLY.
  • One-ton rear axle or less.
  • No planetaries allowed.
  • Manual transmission MUST use a SFI approved bellhousing (blow proof).
  • Must use a block saver plate.
  • If bellhousing has been altered in any way (cut, torched, or welded) you must also run an SFI approved transmission blanket.
  • Automatic transmissions MUST be covered by an SFI approved transmission blanket.

HITCH SETUP:

  • 36? minimum hook point from center of rear axle.
  • 48? maximum hook point from centerline of rear axle.
  • Bolted clevis or hitch point must have 3.5? hole.
  • Hitch height is 30? maximum.
  • Must have sled stops that extend at least 8? past the rearmost point of the truck.

CHASSIS:

  • Rigid suspension is permitted.
  • Front weights must not extend greater than 60? from centerline of front tires.
  • DOT tires only. 35×12.5 maximum manufacturers tire size, no cut, siped, or barred tires allowed.
  • All U-joints and chains must be covered with a 360? loop and be at least 6? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/16? aluminum.
  • Vehicles up to 140? center to center of axles may run fully weighted.
  • Vehicles up to 146? must run 200 lbs light.
  • No vehicles over 146? allowed.

GENERAL:

  • All vehicles must have working kill switch.
  • In-cab batteries must be covered.
  • Truck may hook multiple times if the minimum 5 entries/class is not met.
  • If truck hooks multiple times, the first hook is the hook that counts.
  • Valid driver?s license is required.
  • Drivers must wear a helmet.
  • Drivers must wear a seatbelt.
  • Fire suits are mandatory.
  • Rules are locked through the 2019 season.

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Altered Gas Trucks 6500#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Pump gasoline or racing gasoline only. No alcohol, ethanol, nitrous oxide, nitro methane or propane allowed.
  • Aluminum blocks permitted. No 5? bore spacing.
  • Aluminum heads are permitted. No Hemi heads. One spark plug per cylinder.
  • Sheet metal intakes are no longer permitted.
  • Naturally aspirated engines only.
  • No electronic traction control devices.
  • Single carburetor of any size permitted. No split carburetors. No fuel injection.
  • Headers must exit straight up from engine compartment or protrude down and back. No headers exiting towards the ground. No headers out of the fenders.
  • Dry sump engine oil systems are permitted
  • Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir. Radiator must be located in front of motor and behind grill.
  • Cubic inches are limited to 632 CID +1%

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 26? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Must be a solid mounted hitch. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises.
  • Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
  • A minimum of 36? is required from the centerline of the rear axle to the hitch point.
  • Sled stops are mandatory. Must extend a minimum of 8? past the rearmost point of vehicle.

CHASSIS:

  • No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
  • Electric over hydraulic steering is permitted.
  • Any weight must be securely fastened. Any weight falling from vehicle during a competitive pull will result in disqualification. Front weights must not protrude more than 60? from the centerline of the front axle or 195? from the centerline of the rear axle.
  • Ladder bars are permitted.
  • Blocked suspension is permitted. Suspension may be solid if safely fabricated.
  • Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
  • Altered wheelbase is permitted. Wheelbase must comply with restrictions of the front weights. Must be factory frame. Alterations of the factory frame are permitted. No composite or tubular frames allowed as any part of frame.
  • No lift or tilt bodies.
  • No fabricated axle housings.
  • Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
  • DOT tires only. Max 37?. No cuts, bars, or siping. Any width is permitted.
  • No tire chains.
  • U-joint shields and driveline hoops are mandatory. All u-joints must be covered with a 360? loop and be at least 6? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/16? aluminum. Driveline hoops must be 360? loop and be at least 1? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/16? aluminum.
  • No dual wheels. 4 tires only.
  • No dirt deflectors of any kind located behind any wheels.
  • Front brakes must be fully functional on the vehicle. Driveline brakes permitted.
  • All automatic transmissions must be covered by an SFI approved scatter blanket.
  • All manual transmissions must have an SFI approved blow proof housing.
  • All clutches must have a functioning foot pedal.
  • All flywheels must be SFI approved.
  • Harmonic balancers must be SFI approved.
  • Vehicle must be equipped with a functioning reverse light.

?TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to engine pump. If found to be legal, the engine will be sealed and not be subject to pump again unless the seal is found to be broken or tampered with. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to pump, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Farm Stock Diesel Trucks 8500#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Stock engine only for make, model, and year of truck.
  • Pump diesel fuel only. No propane or water injection.
  • Stock turbo only for make, model, and year of truck. No modifications to turbo.
  • Any engine programmers are permitted.
  • Aftermarket air cleaner/intakes are permitted.
  • Vehicle must have exhaust system with the exit in the stock location.
  • Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir.
  • No velocity stack air intakes.

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 26? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Must be a Reese style hitch/receiver. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises.
  • Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
  • Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
  • A minimum of 42? is required from the centerline of the rear axle to the front of the hitch cross member.
  • Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.

CHASSIS:

  • Factory front bumpers only.
  • No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
  • Factory steering systems only.
  • No hanging weights or brackets. Any weight must be located in the bed behind the cab and securely fastened.
  • Plow mounts and brush guards are allowed. Plow pump must be removed. No homemade plow mounts or brush guards. All brackets must include a 3/8? hole for inspection.
  • Must have full set of functioning head lights.
  • Factory suspension only. Helper springs are permitted. Traction bars and third links are permitted provided they are bolted. Front of traction bars must have a tether strap to prevent the bar from touching the ground. ?Adjustable shocks are permitted.
  • Any suspension air bags must contain less than 10 PSI pressure.
  • Timbrem bushings are permitted.
  • Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
  • Factory spec wheelbase only.
  • Complete factory beds only. Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
  • DOT tires only. Max 35 x 12.50?. No cuts, bars, or siping.
  • No wheel spacers.
  • No tire chains.
  • One ton rear axle or less permitted. Dual rear wheels permitted if stock from factory. No aftermarket dual rear wheels.
  • No open drivelines or drop boxes.
  • Fuel tanks must remain in the factory location or in the bed behind the cab. Relocated tanks must be SFI approved.
  • Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle. No driveline brakes permitted.
  • OEM transmission and transfer case only.

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Contact?Brad Serres at 419-576-7015 for any questions.

Limited Street Gas 6500#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class, but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire-proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises, or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Maximum displacement of 500 cubic inch, + 2% is permitted.
  • Pump gasoline or racing gasoline only. No alcohol, ethanol, nitrous oxide, nitro methane or propane allowed.
  • OEM cast iron blocks only.
  • Aftermarket heads are permitted. No degreed heads. No tunnel ram or sheet metal intakes.? Maximum 2? carb spacer.
  • Naturally aspirated engines only.
  • Engine programmers are permitted.
  • Single 4150 carburetor only.
  • Vehicle must have exhaust system. Must exit behind the cab.
  • Wet sump engine oil systems only. No dry sumps.
  • Radiator must have an adequate overflow tank.
  • No aftermarket fuel injection (Holley EFI, FI Tech, etc.)

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 24? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Any pinnable style hitch (Reese, or drawbar style).
  • No pulling from the bumper, no shackles, or clevises.
  • Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
  • A minimum of 42? is required from the centerline of the rear axle to the hook point.
  • Hitch not to be braced forward of the centerline of the rear axle or above the frame.
  • Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.

CHASSIS:

  • Factory front bumpers only.
  • No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
  • Hydraulic Steering is permitted.
  • Hanging weight is permitted, not to exceed 195? from the front of the centerline of the rear axle, no fuel cell or batteries mounted to weight box/rack.
  • Any weight falling from vehicle during a competitive pull will result in disqualification.
  • Plow mounts and brush guards are allowed. Plow pump must be removed. No homemade plow mounts or brush guards. All brackets must include a 3/8? hole for inspection.
  • Working reverse light required.
  • Ladder bars are permitted but must be bolted to chassis. No welding.
  • Solid suspensions are permitted. But must be easily removeable.
  • Any suspension air bags must contain less than 10 PSI pressure.
  • Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
  • Factory spec wheelbase only.
  • Complete factory beds only. Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
  • DOT tires only. Max 35?. No cuts, bars, or siping. Any width is permitted.
  • No tire chains.
  • U-joint shields and driveline hoops are mandatory. All u-joints must be covered with a 360? loop and be at least 6? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/8? aluminum. Driveline hoops must be 360? loop and be at least 1? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/8? aluminum.
  • One ton less rear axle permitted. No dual rear wheels. No cutting of rear axle tubes or narrowing permitted.
  • No open drivelines or drop boxes.
  • Fuel tanks must remain in the factory location or in the bed behind the cab. Relocated tanks must be securely fastened.
  • Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle. No driveline brakes permitted.
  • All automatic transmissions must be covered by an SFI approved scatter blanket.
  • All manual transmissions must have an SFI approved blow proof housing.
  • All clutches must have a functioning foot pedal.
  • All flywheels must be SFI approved.
  • Harmonic balancers must be SFI approved or covered with a loop constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/8? aluminum.

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified, and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to engine pump. If found to be legal, the engine will be sealed and not be subject to pump again unless the seal is found to be broken or tampered with. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to pump, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Street Stock Gas Trucks 6500#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Maximum displacement of 500 cubic inch, 3% over permitted.
  • Pump gasoline only. No racing gasoline, alcohol, ethanol, nitrous oxide, nitro methane or propane allowed.
  • OEM cast iron blocks only. Block must be offered in vehicle production per year of vehicle.
  • OEM cast iron heads only. OEM aluminum heads allowed only if vehicle was equipped from factory.
  • No aluminum intakes unless offered from factory or vehicle is carbureted. No sheet metal intakes.
  • Naturally aspirated engines only. Eco-Boost is permitted if OEM stock. No alterations.
  • Engine programmers are permitted.
  • Single carburetors only. OEM carburetors only. Fuel injection is permitted only if equipped with vehicle from factory. OEM fuel injection only will be allowed. No aftermarket.
  • Vehicle must have exhaust system with fully functioning muffler or catalytic converter. Exhaust must extend past the rear axle.
  • Wet sump engine oil systems only. No dry sumps.
  • Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir.

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 20? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Must be a Reese style hitch/receiver. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises.
  • Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
  • Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
  • A minimum of 42? is required from the centerline of the rear axle to the hook point.
  • Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.

CHASSIS:

  • Factory front bumpers only.
  • No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
  • Factory steering systems only.
  • Any weight must be located in the bed behind the cab and securely fastened.
  • Plow mounts and brush guards are allowed. Plow pump must be removed. No homemade plow mounts or brush guards. All brackets must include a 3/8? hole in all structural members for inspection.
  • Must have full set of functioning head lights.
  • Factory suspension only. Helper springs are permitted. Traction bars and third links are permitted provided they are bolted. Front of traction bars must have a tether strap to prevent the bar from touching the ground.
  • Any suspension air bags must contain less than 10 PSI pressure.
  • Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
  • Factory spec wheelbase only.
  • Complete factory beds only. Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
  • DOT tires only. Max 35?. No cuts, bars, or siping. Any width is permitted. DOT rims only.
  • No wheel spacers.
  • No tire chains.
  • One ton rear axle or less permitted. No dual rear wheels.
  • No open drivelines or drop boxes.
  • Fuel tanks must remain in the factory location or in the bed behind the cab. Relocated tanks must be SFI approved.
  • Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle. No driveline brakes permitted.
  • OEM transmission and transfer case only.

?

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Work Stock Diesel Trucks 8200#


GENERAL RULES:

  • Valid driver?s license required for ALL classes.
  • Vehicle registration required for Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel.
  • No alcohol consumption by competitors or crew members prior to, or during pulling, or until after the last hook of the day
  • No passengers allowed in vehicle while pulling. Passengers will be permitted in the powder puff class but the passenger must be in the passenger seat with seat belt attached and wearing a helmet.
  • Helmets and seat belts required in all classes.
  • Fire suits are highly recommended for all classes. Fire proof jacket mandatory in 2.5 Diesel. Full fire suits must be worn in 2WD and Altered Gas.
  • Driver must be present in seat of any running vehicle with a manual transmission for the duration of time the vehicle is running.
  • A fully functional 2 ? lbs. dry chemical fire extinguisher is required to be securely mounted within reach of the driver. Gauge must be functioning.
  • Weight is prohibited inside cab of vehicle.
  • Nitrous oxide, pressurized fuels, and water injection is prohibited.
  • Head lights must be OFF while on the pulling track. Parking and marker lights are permitted.
  • Limited Street Gas, Two Wheel Drive, Altered Gas, Work Stock Diesel, and 2.5 Diesel vehicles must have a working kill switch. Switch must shut off both ignition and fuel. Kill switch location must be 34-40? above the ground and be not more than 6? to either side of the hitch. Kill switch in Street Stock Gas and Farm Stock Diesel classes are recommended.
  • Any object becoming loose from the pulling vehicle and landing on the pulling surface while hooked to the sled will cause disqualification from the class. This excludes parts in the event of vehicle breakage.
  • If a competitor wishes to hook more than once per class, the first pull will be recorded as the official distance. This includes different drivers in the same vehicle. In the event there are 5 or less pullers in a class, a puller who enters more than once can use either pull as their official distance.
  • Pulling order will be determined by the driver drawing a number at the time the entry fee is paid. Exhibition pullers will not draw for pulling order but will pull in the order they sign up. Exhibition pulls will be the last pulls of the class they mostly fit with. Exhibition pulls will not be eligible for placement or payout.
  • A drivers meeting will be held prior to each event. The time will be announced. All drivers are required to attend.
  • The decision as to whether, or not an event will be conducted with or without a floating finish line will be announced at the drivers meeting.
  • All pulls must start with a tight chain. Any attempt to jerk the chain will result in disqualification. The starting flagman will have the final decision as to if the chain was intentionally jerked or not.
  • Each competitor will be allowed two attempts to make a measurable pull. On his/her first attempt, if an effort is made to let off throttle before going 100 ft, they will get a second attempt. If no attempt was made prior to 100 ft, no second attempt will be granted.
  • The competitor pulling in the first position of the class as determined by the draw at registration is considered the test puller. The test puller may accept the pull provided the sled is deemed correct, or the puller may refuse the pull and will have the option of dropping to the number 6 spot (behind the next 5 pullers) or to the last spot. In the event there are less than 6 competitors, the test puller will drop to the last position. The puller must inform the finish line flagman of his/her intentions immediately after the completion of the pull and before the vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  • If at any time the sled requires adjustment, the class will restart. The competitor following the adjustment will be the test puller.
  • The test puller, on their first attempt only, will not be disqualified or measured for running out of bounds or losing weight. Any other reasons for disqualification apply.
  • Causes of disqualification include but are not limited to: Intoxication of driver or any crew member, any unsportsmanlike conduct by driver or any crew member, illegal equipment or fuel, failure of safety equipment to function, unsafe operation of competition vehicle, leaving the starting line under a red flag condition, knowingly tampering with any other competition vehicle, or attempting to influence an official.
  • Rules are locked through the 2020 season, unless a safety concern arises or a change is mandated by Maumee Valley Pullers.
  • All decisions and findings of these rules by the Maumee Valley Pullers, operations crew, or the tech inspection committee will be final.
  • Any use of these rules outside of Maumee Valley Pullers events shall not reflect towards the Maumee Valley Pullers or their sponsors.

ENGINE:

  • Stock engine only for make, model, and year of truck.
  • Diesel fuel only. No propane or water injection.
  • Turbo charger must be stock appearing for make of truck. Modifications are permitted but must pass a 2.55? plug test. 6.4 Liter Powerstroke may utilize the factory twin turbos.
  • Any engine programmers are permitted.
  • Aftermarket air cleaner/intakes are permitted.
  • Exhaust must exit behind cab of vehicle and must be pointed upwards. Exhaust must have (2) 3/8 diameter rods/bolts inserted into exhaust in a cross pattern with both rods 90? from each other. Rods/bolts must be as close to the turbo as possible. Tech inspection committee will have final say on location.
  • Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir.
  • No ice or ice water will be permitted on intercoolers.
  • Injection pump is limited to 1 stock appearing pump.
  • No velocity stack air intakes.

HITCH:

  • Hitch height: 26? maximum.
  • Hitch point must have a 3.5? hole minimum.
  • Must be a Reese style hitch/receiver. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises.
  • Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
  • Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
  • Hitch may be reinforced and supported for strength. No part of the hitch will be permitted forward of the centerline of the rear axle.
  • No component of the hitch may be connected or in contact with the rear axle.
  • Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.

CHASSIS:

  • Aftermarket or fabricated from bumpers are permitted.
  • No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
  • Steering system modifications are permitted.
  • Hanging front weights are permitted. If used, ballast must be securely fastened. Weight or weight bracket not extend more than 60? from the centerline of the front axle. No weight boxes or covers.
  • Bumper must be mounted in stock location.
  • Rear suspension may be blocked solid with removeable All factory suspension mounting points must stay intact and be used.? Ladder bars are permitted and must have 2 points of contact.? No bars mounted above the centerline of the axle.? Must have straps around ladder bars.? No bars are permitted to be used from hitch to axle.? No rear frame trusses.? Air bags or air shocks are prohibited.? Front limiting straps will be permitted.
  • Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
  • Factory spec wheelbase only.
  • No more than 5? offset from front wheels to rear.
  • Complete factory beds only. Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
  • DOT tires only. Max 35 x 12.50?. No cuts, bars, or siping. Rims may not exceed 12? wide. Aftermarket rims permitted.
  • No wheel spacers.
  • No tire chains.
  • U-joint shields and driveline hoops are mandatory. All u-joints must be covered with a 360? loop and be at least 6? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/16? aluminum. Driveline hoops must be 360? loop and be at least 1? wide constructed of 1/8? steel or 3/16? aluminum.
  • One ton rear axle or less permitted. Dual rear wheels prohibited.
  • No open drivelines or drop boxes.
  • Fuel cells prohibited.
  • Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle. No driveline brakes permitted.
  • OEM transmission and transfer case only.

TECH:

  • Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to the club. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to the club. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
  • The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to the club and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.

Hot Farm Tractors 9500#


Please refer to the NTPA rules book (pages 59 & 60)

Contact Leo Steffel at 419-438-5688 or Everrette Wilkerson at 419-576-6038 with any questions.


Tri-State Super Field Tractors 8700# 2019


  • 478 CID limit. Diesel fuel only
  • Weight Classes: 8700lb
  • Air to water intercoolers or Water Injection allowed. No added oxygen carriers or combustion accelerators.
  • 3LM 466 out of box charger? PRT # 193876 No alterations. Turbos to be inspected by turbo tech official (Colton Brown) and sealed upon his inspection by him. Turbo tech day will be setup or if you can?t make that you are responsible to set up a time with him to get this done before you hook, and in the case of broken seal or non-inspected turbo no prize money or points will be awarded till turbo is re inspected and (re)sealed. Turbo tech reserves the right to spot check chargers at any time.
  • The largest style injection pump allowed will be Bosch P-series pump with only one plunger per cylinder. No computerized or electronically controlled fuel systems.
  • 3250 rpm limit to be checked by RPM box on sled. Tractor must not exceed 3250rpm while hooked to sled. Tractor must have an ISSPRO Pt#8906 single magnetic pickup attached to the front of the engine to measure engine RPM?s. The lead from the pickup to the rear of the tractor is to be made of 14-16-gauge wire attached to a 110V, 3-prong female electrical outlet. The 2 wires from the pickup need to be attached to the 2 main spades, not the ground spade, of the electrical outlet. This outlet receptacle needs to be mounted next to the rear mounted air shutoff cable. Wire must be one continuous wire that is visible with no splices. This system must be attached and in working order. Any tractor found to be over the allowed RPM limit will be disqualified and receive last place Money and Points.
  • Factory cast iron blocks no deck plates
  • Factory cast heads maximum 2 valves per cylinder
  • Stock appearing exhaust manifolds
  • Engines must be the same manufacturer of tractor or factory replacement and must bolt in stock location. Any and all engine upgrades must not cross manufactures lines and must be approved by class members and tech committee. Side shields recommended. Shields should be .060 steel or .120 aluminum.
  • Must have 2- 3/8 cross bolts in a cross pattern installed in exhaust as close to turbo outlet as possible.
  • 4 38 tire size. Any Cut allowed (1year trial 2019) on commercially produced Ag type casings only. No molded pullers ( I.E. Pro Pullers)
  • Wide front mandatory. Front tires must track the rear tires.
  • Must have clutch blanket or steel shield installed 270 degrees around bell housing, 3/8 inch thick minimum at least 12 inches wide unless the tractor has an approve SFI flywheel and clutch with current papers.
  • Wheelie bars mandatory
  • Tie Bars connecting the front frame rail to the rear-end housing behind the clutch mandatory. Tractor must have working individual rear brakes. Weights not allowed more than 13 feet from center of rear axle forward and not rearward of the rear wheels. Maximum wheel base of 114 inches. No component chassis.
  • Kill switch mandatory and hook ring must be easily accessible to person hooking chain. Must have guillotine or rain cap shut off. If equipped with electric lift pump must have electric kill switch for pump wired to the emergency air shut off. Or if running mechanical lift pump tractor must have mechanical 3 way dump valve operated by driver.
  • 2 post ROPS meeting manufacture specs or 3 bar Roll cage with minimum 2 in OD .125 wall thickness pipe MANDITORY. Must have seat belt and wear it. If equipped with roll cage or if event requires it driver must wear helmet. Fire jacket and pants recommended. Must have fire extinguisher within reach of driver.
  • 20 inch hitch height 18 inch from center of axle. No more than 1 ? inches difference between hitch mounting point and hitching point. Hook hole must be minimum of 3 ? inches insiden diameter.

All drivers must operate equipment in a safe manner. Any parts that fall off while on the track is an automatic DQ. Drivers must be 16 years old or older. Top 3 tractors will have turbo seals checked before points and prize money are awarded. Protest will cost $100 at time of protest to have turbo re-teched and sealed or displacement checked and must be made before tractor leaves the grounds that night and by someone in the class. If found illegal puller who made the protest gets his money back if not the money goes to the person being protested. The tech committee makes all final decisions. Tri State Super Field class is not responsible for any accidents or injuries. Flag man is the BOSS while tractor is pulling.

Any questions call:

Eddie Dyson 260-704-4369, Jason Elston 419-799-0546

Joseph Rose 419-796-0920, Colton Brown 260-402-0760

Zingers & Mini Rods
Garden Tractor Rules

2019 Barn Fresh Classes


Light Class up to 500

Heavy Class from 500 to 900

  1. OEM Tractor
  2. Stock Wheel base
  3. OEM front axle
  4. Turf tires only
  5. 12? hitch height
  6. Wheelie bars required
  7. Gear drive or hydro, or belt drive
  8. No under or overdrives
  9. Gas only (C-12 11 octane max)
  10. Working Kill Switch required
  11. No modification is allowed to the motor MUST BE STOCK to that motor (KOHLER TYPE PISTONS)
  12. Muffler or Exhaust pipe is required.
  13. Foot or hand throttle must return back to idle
  14. 8-12 hp only
  15. 26 carter carb max
  16. OEM air cleaner
  17. No extendable weight bars on front of tractor
  18. 3600 RPM max

Must Have:

**** .030 clean out

**** All guards must be in place

IF TRACTORS ARE NOT FOLLOWING THE RULES STATED ABOVE THEY WILL BE BUMPED TO THE APPROPRIATE CLASS!!!!!

2019 Diesel Class Rules


  1. Single turbo allowed
  2. No more than 3 cylinders
  3. No more than 45 cubic inch
  4. Garden tractor frames only
  5. Bar tire up to 26 x 12 x12
  6. 13? hitch height maximum
  7. No propane, nitrous, or alcohol allowed in fuel
  8. 1050# and 1150 # classes
  9. Clutch must be covered on all sides (360 degrees)
  10. Head must be tied down-recommended to wrap entire motor with 5/16 ? cable and 2 clamps
  11. Steel flywheel required
  12. 1# minimum fire extinguisher required on the tractor
  13. Filled blocks allowed
  14. Fire suit recommended
  15. Cross bolt required in exhaust
  16. Guilatine shut off required on turbo charger
  17. Turbo must be wrapped with cable

2019 Kid?s Class


Open to kids from 8 to 12 years of age

  1. Follow stock class and general rules for guidelines.
  2. 8-14 hp motors only – no 16 horse, twins, or open tractors in the kid?s classes.
  3. Driver must be able to drive tractor onto the track. Parent/Guardian must be present when the tractor is backed up to the sled. Tractor must be pushed back to the sled.
  4. Driver must be able to put the tractor in gear and control the throttle by themselves.
  5. Driver must be able to launch the tractor by themselves and stop the tractor by themselves.
  6. Parent must be outside the white line while the tractor is moving down the track and may only approach the tractor once the tractor has stopped or the driver appears to be in trouble.
  7. Turf tires only – no cut or sharpened tires allowed.
  8. HELMETS MUST BE BUCKLED AND EYE PROTECTION IS RECOMMENDED.
  9. Pump gas only, 110 octane max, VPc-12 recommended, NO Oxygenated fuel.

2019 Open Class / Alcohol Class


  1. Working Kill switch is required.
  2. 26 x 12 x 12, Cepek, Pit Bull, or equal tires allowed
  3. FIRE SUITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALCOHOL TRACTORS
  4. Pump gas or alcohol allowed.
  5. 30 cubic inch, 37 cubic inch, 5 cubic inch, 16 hp 60 over motors allowed, twin motors allowed.
  6. Heads must be tied down for tractors over 4000 rpm?s.
  7. Side motor covers required for tractors over 4000 rpm?s.
  8. Clutch covers required for tractors over 4000 rpm?s
  9. Fire extinguishers required for all alcohol tractors – 1# minimum.
  10. 13? hitch height maximum
  11. Steel fly wheels required for tractors over 4000 rpm?s. If you choose to pull a stock tractor in the open/alcohol class you must have a steel fly wheel OR run no more than 4000 rpm?s.

2019 Twin Class


  1. Stock wheel base
  2. 30 over clean out bore allowed
  3. Cut tires allowed, out of bar tire class only
  4. KILL SWITCH REQUIRED
  5. Pump gas only
    1. No oxygenated fuel
    2. 110 octane max
    3. VPc-12 Recommended
  6. Engine covers recommended
  7. No governor overrides allowed
  8. 4000 rpm max +/- 200 (no exceptions- if rpm cannot be reached then you will be moved to the open class)
  9. Single barrow carbs only
  10. Pit bull, Cepek, or equal tires allowed, 26-12-12 tires allowed in the bar tire class
  11. Fire extinguishers recommended
  12. Clutch covers required
  13. No rev limiters or stutter boxes allowed

2019 Class Rules: Stock


8-10 hp, 12hp, 14 hp, 16 + hp

  1. Stock Frames (any sheet metals)
  2. 30 over clean out bore allowed.
  3. Cut tires for bar class only-(no double cuts or pro tires with soft side wall allowed).
  4. Kill switch required.
  5. 4000 rpm max +/- 100? [ no exceptions- if rpm can?t be reached then you must move up to the open class]
  6. No governor overrides allowed.
  7. No rev limiters or stutter boxes- electronic ignitions allowed
  8. Pump gas only.
    1. 110 octane max
    2. No oxygenated fuel
    3. VPc-12 recommended
  9. Wheelie bars/ skid plates required ? if you don?t have roll over protection ? you don?t pull.
  10. Engine covers recommended.
  11. Clutch covers required.
  12. No cut or sharpened tires in the turf tire classes.
  13. No Billet heads allowed in the stock classes ? tractors must have stock appearing heads.
  14. Top adjustable carburetors only.
  15. Max 30 carburetor.
  16. Can remove choke.
  17. Stock valves.
  18. Cast iron cams.
  19. Max 3 forward gears, reverse gear optional.
  20. 52 in max wheel base.

7 feet from center of back tire to front

2019 Zinger Class


Must follow Tri-State Mini Rod class rules and safety rules!

2019 General Rules

  1. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be permitted.
  2. No racing/speeding allowed in the pit area.
  3. Drivers must always remain seated while pulling and during tec. (while tractor is running).
  4. Any object that falls off any tractor during pulling will disqualify that tractor for that class.
  5. Two attempts per class if tractor is stopped before 40 feet.
  6. First puller of each class is the test puller and can drop and re-pull at the end of the class.
  7. Long pants, shirt, and closed toed shoes must always be worn while pulling.
  8. Helmets are required for all drivers. Helmets must be strapped. Eye protection is highly recommended.
  9. Weights may be moved but not added after weigh-in is completed.
  10. All tractors must have fenders. Fenders must connect to the foot plate. There must not be an opening between the fender and the foot plate. (NQS)Tractors can?t have an opening between the fenders and foot plate big enough to allow your foot to touch the tires.
  11. All drivers 14 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult during the event.
  12. You may drive your tractor out on the track, but you are required to push the tractor back to the sled. You cannot drive the tractor in reverse to back up to the sled.
  13. Tractors must be in neutral at the time of being hooked to the sled.
  14. Wheelie bars/ skid plates are required for all tractors. These must be able to support the tractor?s weight.
  15. All tractors must have a garden tractor appearance.
  16. All stock tractors must have a 12? hitch height and open tractors may have a 13? hitch height.
  17. Track officials have the final say in a pull.
  18. All pullers must sign waiver at registration. Pullers under 18 years must have written permission from a parent or guardian.
  19. Alcohol consumption not permitted during pulling. This will be monitored by track officials.
  20. No refunds for dropping a class after the class has started.
  21. All tractors must have working breaks.
  22. Hand or Foot throttles/Auto return to idle speed control for all tractors- dead man throttle required for all tractors.
  23. No duels or chains allowed.
  24. At least one hand must always remain on steering wheel during a pull.
  25. Any rules violation will disqualify the tractor and puller until issue is resolved and approved by track officials.
  26. Bottom of skid plate/ wheelie bar must not be more that five inches from the ground- plus/minus 1?.
  27. Hitch point and wheelie bar can not be mounted on the same bracket. They must be secured to the tractor by separate mounts.
  28. Wheelie bars/ skid plates must not extend more than 10? from the rear of the tires, no closer than 5 inches.
  29. Weights on the rear of the tractor must not extend more that 10? from the rear of the tires.
  30. All tractors must cross scales after the pull is complete. Any tractor not making weight will be disqualified.
  31. All tractors must not be more that 3 pounds over weight.
  32. Weights may not extend more than 72? from the center of the rear axle to the front of the weight bar.
  33. If you need to or want to move up a class, then the tractor must follow the rules for that class. Be prepared.
  34. Minimum 2? opening for the hitch point
  35. Starter pulleys and flywheels are required to have 3/8? minimum diameter grade #8 bolt and 1/4?thick washer, which must be larger than the PTO end of the crank shaft.
  36. Any tractor running over 4000 rpm?s is required to have side covers and clutch covers. Covers need to be made of either 1/8? steel or 1/4? aluminum.
  37. Fire suits are recommended for all pullers. But required for alcohol tractors.
  38. Any issues will be resolved by track officials before the tractor pulls and track officials decisions are final.
  39. If you are caught placing your hands between the tires and fenders while pulling you will be disqualified by the track officials.
  40. Once tractors are weighed in they must continue through inspection and can not return to the pits
  41. Minimum of 3 tractors per class.
  42. Track officials have the ability to disqualify any tractor at any time.
  43. Kill switches are required for all tractors.
  44. Any tractor in an open RPM class must have a Carrier Bearing on the drive shaft between the transmission and the clutch.
  45. Any tractor over 5000 rpm must have head restraints.
  46. No billet heads allowed in the stock classes
  47. 1 Hook per class per driver. A tractor can be pulled in the same class more than once if there is a different driver.
  48. All factory wheel studs and wheel nuts must be used.
  49. Pump gas only:
    1. No oxygenated fuel
    2. 110 octane max.
    3. VPC-12 Recommended

2019 Big Stock 1100 Lb. Class


  1. Piston must not come out of the bore.
  2. Governor must be in working order.
  3. 68 cubic inch MAXIMUM.
  4. 45 cubic inches and under are allowed to run 5000 rpm at 1100 lb.????? ?????????????45.1-68 cubic inches are allowed 5000 rpm at 1100Lbs. (Zero tolerance)
  5. Single or twin cylinder, four cycle, 2 cylinder diesel or gas, air or liquid cooled, flathead or OHV. No Turbo.
  6. No locked rear-ends.
  7. Gasoline, diesel, or E85 only. ?NO NITRO, NO NITROUS, NO POLYPROLINE OXIDE, NO DIOXANE, NO ADDITIVES, at the discretion of the tech committee. If club officials determine fuel being used smells as though it is not pump fuel or as though it has additives, the owner will receive a warning on the first offense. ?If a second offense occurs, the tractor will not be allowed to pull for the remainder of the year.
  8. No stock engine overbore will be allowed over .040? from the original bore.
  9. Stock means stock motor, stock frame, at the discretion of the tech committee.
  10. No tires over 26x12x12 in size. No duals.
  11. No welded heads.
  12. All engines must have stock stroke, stock spec valves, stock appearing carb, stock casting heads, and stock intake manifold.
  13. Naturally aspirated.
  14. No standoff pipes.
  15. Wheelbase should not exceed 56?
  16. Must have throttle stop on engine in working order.
  17. Porting is allowed.
  18. Steel flywheels mandatory.
  19. Milled heads are allowed as long as you don?t alter the ramp or the valve pocket. Only one head gasket in stock location is allowed.
  20. All starter pulleys must be 1? wide by 8? diameter aluminum billet, not steel. Also, no front counter weight allowed.

NOTE:? During a protest or teardown, head or heads must be removed.