2014 est rules-4
2014 Rules-Eligible Trucks--2005 or older, 8 valve, single cam 4 cylinder trucks.
-Trucks must be non-turbo, open bed, rear wheel drive only.
-No 4-wheel drive conversions-No SUV's
Chassis--Must use stock frame in good condition only-Frame must be straight, sound, and complete.
-Cutting, chopping, or shortening of the frame is not allowed-Frame rails may be notched in the rear above rear end to allow for suspension travel.
-Must retain factory wheelbase for the truck being used- Minimum frame height of 5"**-A-arms, leaf springs, rear axle, and front valiance do not have to meet this requirement*-This will be measured with fully suited driver strapped in the seat.
-Zero tolerance on ride height
Rollcage--6 point rollcage mandatory.
-Minimum 1.5" OD x .090 wall thickness minimum-Must be securely welded to frame.
-Driver and passenger side door must have a minimum 3 horizontal door bars-Passenger side door bars may utilize an "X" design with a horizontal bar at top and bottom of "X"-All rollbars in reach of the driver must be padded
Engine Location--All trucks must maintain factory engine location.
-No moving mounts, lowering, or engine setback.
-Minimum weight is 2650# after the race
-46.5% Maximum rear weight *1/2% tolerance
-On asphalt, 54% left side max if on Hoosier/American Racer G60 tires, 56% on DOT tires
-May repair/replace rust/damage with 20 guage sheetmetal. Any repairs must be done with
include all factory bodylines.
-Any replacement body panels must have all factory body lines and must be factory
dimension and location.
-Trucks must have either a full bed or "tonneau cover"
-Bed covers must be used if the bed has been gutted (no "open" beds)
-Bed covers must be solid (steel, aluminum, plastic, leather, etc.)
-Spoilers may be used, 5" tall surface area maximum.
-May use sideboards on spoiler, no more than 12" long, no taller than spoiler
-May run aftermarket nose and tail piece
-Cab must be intact and maintain stock dimensions
-No fiberglass body panels
Engine--All internal engine components must remain stock OEM, unaltered as manufactured. This
includes but is not limited to Rods, Crankshaft, Intake Manifold.
-Cylinder Head may be swapped to allow for carburetor, but camshaft must match make
and model of truck.
-Camshaft must maintain stock lift
-Engine must match make and model of truck
-Does not need to match year
-Pistons must be OEM Stock height and weight, and combustion surface must match OEM.
-.040 overbore maximum. No tolerance
-Head may be milled .030 MAX. No tolerance.
-Engine Deck height must match factory
-Cylinder head must remain stock. This means no oversized valves, no porting or polishing.
-The use of an older cylinder head may be used to convert from fuel injection to carburetion.
-No adjustable timing gears
-Head may be shaved to "true" it for refresh, but keep in mind compression has to remain stock.
-Must run steel
-Flywheels may not be lightened
-185# compression max
-May run carburetor no larger than Holley 500
cfm, preferrably Holley 350
-May use carburetor spacer no taller than 1"
-May use adapter plate or mild modification to intake for mounting of carburetor
-No porting intakes
Fuel injected models -
-OEM fuel injection must be used
-OEM sized throttle bodies must be used
-OEM sized fuel injectors only
-ECU must be stock style, but computer chip may be used
-May use adjustable fuel pressure regulator
-94 octane max fuel. No alchohol.- Fuel will be tested
Ignition--Must use stock ignition for that model of truck-May use aftermarket spark plugs and wires-May use aftermarket ignition coil on carbureted engines
Transmissions--Must be stock!-All gears must be fully operational-May use manual or automatic including stock, unaltered powerglide-No racing transmissions including TCI powerglides, Bert, Brinn, falcon, etc.
Fuel Cell--Must use approved fuel cell-Must be encased in steel-Minimum 8" ground clearance
Exhaust--Aftermarket tubular headers are permitted.
-May run any type of exhaust-Exhaust must exit behind driver
Cooling System--May use electric or belt driven fans-May use any type of radiator-Radiator must be in stock location-Must have minimum 1 quart overflow tank securely fastened under hood-May use "water-wetter" additive or equivalent-1 radiator per truck
Batteries--Batteries may be mounted in engine compartment, or in bed area of truck.
-Batteries not allowed in cab
-Batteries must be secure-All trucks must have main power disconnect within reach of the driver and clearly marked
Rear End--Must use OEM rear end-No Ford 9"-Gear changes are permitted-No quick changes-No aftermarket aluminum rear ends-Rear axle may be moved to top of springs-No added lift arms or push bars allowed-No upper torque links or panhard bars allowed-May add or remove leaf springs-May used lowering blocks
Drive Shaft--Drive shaft must be OEM-Must be painted white-2 Safety loops must be located within 6" of both u-joints.
Brakes--Must use OEM brake system-No adjustable brake bias allowed-All 4 wheels must lock when inspected-May run right front brake shutoff
-All Springs, bushings, shocks,
and locating devices must be stock OEM and in OEM location
-May use aftermarket steel bodied shocks available at auto parts store.
-No aftermarket race shocks permitted
-Front camber may be adjusted by slotting of strut towers, adding shims.
-Ford Rangers may use aftermarket I-beam to obtain camber as it is not recommended nor safe
to cut or weld cast iron factory arms.
Steering--May use factory steering column or may replace with aftermarket steering shaft-Must have slip joint if replacing steering column.
-Quick disconnect steering wheel allowed and recommended-May use steering quickener
Tires**- Tire options include only the following-DOT Legal street tire-Maximum 245-60 or 65 series with tread wear rating (UTQG) of at least 260-14" or 15" only-No snow tires, studs etc.
-"Snowcap" or "Snowflake" emblem renders the tire illegal-IMCA Stamped Hoosier G60- American Racer G60-Grooving and siping of tires is permittedSPECIAL TIRE RULES FOR ASPHALT--If using Hoosier/American Racer or street tire over 215 series, truck must have maximum 54% left side weight-If using 215 series or smaller street tire, 56% left side weight max.
-NO TIRE SOFTENER
Wheels--Steel Wheels only-8" wide maximum
General Build rules--All interior must be gutted including upholstery and carpeting-May use OEM dashboard, or may replace it with a fabricated dash-Pedals must be in stock location with no extensions-May use aftermarket pedals-Aluminum high-back racing seat mandatory-Must be securely mounted to the frame/rollcage-Must use approved SFI 16.1 rated 5 point racing harness, less than 5 years from manufacture date-Trucks must have approved window net with quick release latch-Windshield must be OEM Glass, Lexan, or wire mesh-Bumpers must be solid, fully intact, with no sharp edges-No "gaudy" cow catcher type of bumpers
Driver Attire--Must use full body, fire retarded firesuit-Must use approved racing shoes or leather steel toed work boots.
-Must use Snell SA-2005 approved full face helmet, should be less than 5 years from manufacture date.
-Must use neck brace or Hans/hutchens device-Must use fire retardant gloves
-Rules are subject to change at any time in the interest of safety or fair competition.
-Any modifications, alterations, covering, or removal of any logo, casting and/or ID number from
any stock OEM required part will render that part illegal. The driver will be automatically
disqualified, and may face suspension
-Any part may be confiscated at any time by the track or EST Official
-If the part has been determined to be illegal, the part will be kept by EST.
-If the part is deemed legal, it will be returned to the driver
-Drivers may be suspended and/or fined for ANY rules infraction.
-If a driver is fined, he/she will not be allowed to compete in any EST sanctioned event until fine is
-All disqualifications will be publicly posted on EST website.
-If you have any question of the legality of anything, ask before you do it.
-Drivers are responsible for the actions of themselves and their crew.
-A driver is responsible for the actions of their crew.
Make sure your crew knows this.
-Drivers may not enter another drivers pit and cause a disturbance. If this happens, the driver will
be disqualified for the night or longer. If you have a problem with another driver and would like to
talk about it, contact an EST or track official who will mediate the discussion.
-Fighting will not be tolerated. If you throw a punch, plan on being suspended for a bare minimum
of 1 year.
***Track reserve the right to modify these rules to suit their needs.
These rules are for EST TOUR RACES ONLY. They a will also be used to determine if a track may be eligible for sanction. These rules are a minimum. Tracks may differentiate from these rules, as long as their trucks are still legal by EST standards.
Served from 9am-11am Monday – Saturday Al sandwiches are grilled. Served with fresh organic greens. Tomato, basil, ham, red onion omelette, cheddar cheese,Prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, arugula and sun dried tomato pestosun dried tomato pesto on rosemary garlic breadHearty oats with raspberries, vanilla and brown sugarRoast beef, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onions and jalapeño
TRICHINOSIS REPORTING INFORMATION Class B2: Report by the end of the business week in which the case or suspected case presents and/or a positive laboratory result to the local public health department where the patient resides. If patient residence is unknown, report to the local public health department in which the reporting health care provider or (HEA 3333, rev. 8/05), the