The Idea or Spirit of the class is to have a place for similar trucks to have a place to race with the option of high entry amounts.
No mixing of rules across classes. Please follow the rules of your prospective class. **Once you enter and race in the 1400 limited class you cannot enter in a lower class for the remainder of the calendar season.
Jeep Speed classes are included in this class to give the jeep speed racers at event with fewer than 3 entries a competitive alternative.
This class is an open class, and all components will be considered open unless restricted herein
Max Tire Size
Doors and Latches
Doors must remain functional and in original stock location with original hinges and working latch. Secondary positive latching devices mandatory if nets are attached to doors
Chassis and Body
Factory Cab attached to factory frame rails. Factory frame rails must remain intact from rear cab mounts to front suspension mounts. Frame rails can be cut, notched, sectioned, and reinforced. Suspension mounts can be relocated, do not have to be hung off factory frame rails.
Class entrants shall comply with all class and applicable general regulations.
This is an open class and all components will be considered open unless it states otherwise with these class rules.
Max tire size
Knock-off hubs are permitted
ENGINE LOCATION & DISPLACEMENT
Engine is limited to a six-cylinder open, and only those engines listed here are permitted. See
All engines must be purchased through Turnkey Engine Supply.
NOTE: Starting January 2020 we will only accept the Cup style tag from Turnkey. NO Cable tags
will be allowed.
Turbochargers on factory Ford Ecoboost engines only, are allowed.
1. Ford 5.0L (460HP) V8 engine kit part number M-6007-M50C with wire loom and control pack part number M-6017-M50B
2. General Motors LS3 (430HP) V8 engine kit part number 19370416 with wire loom and control pack part number 19258270.
3. Ford 3.5 twin turbo ecoboost engine
4. Billet Fuel rails allowed.
5. Water pumps are open, must be mechanical factory concept, no electric pumps allowed.
6. Dry sump systems are allowed
SPECIAL NOTE: Spec Engine control module programming open.
Maximum of three (3) seats may be used but must meet with BITD APPROVAL.
Vehicle must have fenders. No open wheeled vehicles permitted.
CHASSIS & BODY
Body must resemble a truck or SUV and must have emblem of manufacture of type of truck (ie. Ford Oval, Chevy bowtie, Honda H…) Overall width is limited to 87 inches as measured from outside of tire to outside of tire at the center line of the spindle and rear axle. BITD has a measuring device that measures overall width at the horizontal center line off the front spindle and rear axle from outside of tire to outside of opposite tire at ride height. Suspension and steering wear or damage is the responsibility of the truck owner and is considered in the overall width. (See diagram.)
***Class 7200 Overall Width, Effective January 1, 2019, Maximum Dimension 87”
SPECIAL NOTE: 25 PSI minimum in each tire
Special Note: Measuring Device: any suspension components or frame impeding the measuring device to go to center line of spindle, the measurement will be taken where the measuring device stops. Suspension and steering wear or damage is the responsibility of the truck owner and is considered in the overall width.
OPEN PRODUCTION – Unlimited
DEFINITION- Unlimited four-wheel vehicles, mini or mid-sized, and 2-wheel or 4-wheel drive. Vehicles must have a production appearing Utility or SUV body. Naturally aspirated engine limited to 4.5 Liters. Forced induction engines are limited to 3.5 Liters unless noted. Engines must have a maximum of six cylinders. Engine must be of the same manufacture as that of that body. All factory turbo charged engines must be sealed. Exceptions to current specifications is at discretion of Race Director.
Track width is limited to 90” maximum, as measured outside to outside of tire sidewall. Measurement is at centerline of spindle at ride height.
ENGINE and ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
Engine is limited to maximum of six-cylinders. Naturally aspirated limited to displacement of 4.5L. Forced induction engines limited to 3.5 Liter unless noted. Engine placement is open and can be moved as necessary on the chassis. There are NO placement restrictions.
Stock factory turbos are allowed. Engines must be sealed by a SCORE Authorized Sealing Center. Following engines are recognized by SCORE for Class 7 competition:
• 4-Cylinder – Unlimited Forced Injection or Normally Aspirated
• 6-Cylinder – Turbo engine maximum 3.5L – Must be sealed
• 6-Cylinder – Normally Aspirated maximum 4.5L
• Diesel engines are allowed – Must be clean-burning design only
Vehicle must weigh 3000 lbs. (wet) minimum.
CHASSIS and BODY
Must maintain a production appearing body.
Stock appearing grill and headlight opening must be retained.
Body subject to approval.
Jeepspeed Trophy Unlimited Class
Jeepspeed Trophy Unlimited Class 4700 will be identical to Jeepspeed Outlaws Modified Class
3700 but with following exceptions. Please read 3700 rules thoroughly.
4.1.1. Body. Must use Jeep or Dodge radiator grill , Dodge/Jeep-style headlamp or headlamp
decals and Jeepspeed supplied body side Dodge/Jeep logos.
4.2.1. Wheel base restricted to 123″ on custom chassis vehicles, any Jeep or Dodge bodied
vehicle constructed or raced prior to publication of these rules may apply for a variance at the
discretion of Jeepspeed.
188.8.131.52. Front wheel travel 18″ max. Rear wheel travel open.
4.8.1. Chassis is open.
184.108.40.206. Tube chassis Wheelbase must not exceed 123″ . If vehicle uses complete length
production factory chassis you may apply for wheelbase variance.
220.127.116.11. Class 3700 rule not applicable.
18.104.22.168. Class 3700 rule not applicable.
4.5.1. Engine block may be any make 4/6/8 cylinder but must be a production block or available in crate
or component form to the general public in the USA. Engine block may be modified but must maintain the same number of cylinders as originally equipped. Heads must be available to the general public in the USA. Must maintain same number of valves as engine was originally equipped. 4 or 6 cylinder engines
may be turbo or supercharged.
22.214.171.124. Engine location. Must be ahead of rear axle assembly.
All vehicles must use General Tires Max Dia. 37″
All vehicles must use KMC Wheels, or a wheel brand of the 8 Wheel Pros Inc makes. ( American Racing,
Jeepspeed retains the right to change or modify the rules at any time. Jeepspeed will do its best to give competitors fair notice of any changes.
Jeepspeed Outlaws. Modified Class
Jeep speed 3700
Jeepspeed is a registered trademark.
Auto racing is a dangerous sport and may result in injury, or death. Your participation is entirely voluntary and Jeepspeed will accept no responsibility for consequences from your participation in the Jeepspeed Cup or any other Jeepspeed selected events.
Jeepspeed Outlaws 3700 class is an extension of Jeepspeed Challenge rules and competitors are responsible for reading and understanding the rules of both classes.
The Jeepspeed Outlaws is an off road racing championship for Jeep or Dodge sport utility vehicles and light trucks that are recognizable as a Jeep or Dodge by brand grill, hood and fenders.
Competitors are encouraged to contact Jeepspeed for approval if they have any Jeep or Dodge vehicle that they would wish to enter into the Jeepspeed series. Jeep and Dodge vehicles that conform to SCORE, BITD ,other Desert Racing Series, Ultra 4, Rock Racing, King of the
Hammers classes may be acceptable in any one of the four Jeepspeed Classes..
All Vehicles must conform to Best in the Desert (www.bitd.com ) or other Jeepspeed race
sanctioning body’s rules. .
No expressed or implied warranty of safety shall result from publication of these rules. They are
intended as a guide for the Jeepspeed spec rules and in no way guarantee against injury or death
to participants, spectators, team members or others. Jeepspeed, its members, sponsors, officers,
or staff assume no responsibility, legal or otherwise, for failure or malfunction of any product of manufactures listed in these rules.
Code of conduct: Jeepspeed requires that registered competitors and their team members will not
engage in any conduct that can be deemed harmful to the goals and reputation of Jeepspeed, its
officers, its sponsors and race promoters. Such breach of conduct at Jeepspeed events, at social conventions, on Jeepspeed website or at any time whilst displaying Jeepspeed or Jeepspeed
sponsor decals on clothing or automobiles could lead to Jeepspeed Championship point
penalties or exclusion from Jeepspeed events solely at the discretion of Jeepspeed.
All vehicles must maintain an appearance of paint and bodywork that is acceptable to
Jeepspeed’s professional image. Jeepspeed reserves the right to accept or decline team entries.
2.0 Sanctioning Body Regulations:
Jeepspeed rules do not in any way replace or modify the competition and safety regulations
issued by the race organizer or sanctioning body. Best in the Desert (www.bitd.com) rules will
apply unless modifications are specifically allowed herein. This does not necessarily mean that
any organizer will allow you to run in any other Class (in the event that they do not have a
Jeepspeed specific class), but you will still be held to the rules for the class that may accept your
vehicle. Starting order will be selected by the race organizer.
Driver of record must present vehicle to the Jeepspeed race representative at the Jeepspeed
booth at pre-race contingency for verification of Jeepspeed rules conformity. Driver of record, codrivers and pit crew must also sign all Jeepspeed waivers required before starting the event.
Failure to comply will exclude the team from participating in Jeepspeed Classes. If any Jeepspeed
team goes through race organizers late tech, or outside published time, that team must also
comply with the above before being allowed to race in a Jeepspeed class.
Jeepspeed is not responsible for the safety and mechanical condition of any race vehicle. The
competitor is responsible for the safety and race worthiness of his/her vehicle.
The Jeepspeed Association only describes the specifications of the competition Jeep/Mopar vehicles. The approval of safety equipment and technical inspections will be the responsibility of the event organizers or sanctioning body. The vehicle owners, drivers and passengers assume
any and all risks and liability arising from the construction and use of their vehicles.
There is a $150 registration fee for the issuance of a permanent Jeepspeed race number.
There is a $100 per year renewal fee to retain that number. This registration expires Dec 31st of each year.
Competitors are notified that it is expressly agreed that, Jeepspeed Association LLC, Totally Jeepspeed Inc. Don-A-Vee Motorsports LLC ., dba, California Race and Rally, and Jeepspeed, its officers, directors, sponsors, agents and employees have no liability, joint or several, to anyone
for the results of any occurrence during participation with race teams. This release of future acts of negligence is given with the intent to waive the protection of Cal. Civil Code 1541 which would have protected your right to have asserted claims about which you do not know.
3.0 Protests, Rule Violations, and Penalties:
No official protest concerning fellow Jeepspeed competitors is to be lodged with the race organizer without first being submitted to the official Jeepspeed representative at the event.
If the involved parties cannot resolve the situation, then it can only be submitted to the race organizer after it is countersigned by the Jeepspeed representative. Bear in mind that many race organizers require a substantial fee for filing an official protest.
A $300 fee will be required to protest another vehicle relating to Jeepspeed specification rules. This fee must be submitted to the Jeepspeed representative at the event at the time the protest is lodged. On occasions a Jeepspeed Competition Review
Board may meet with the Jeepspeed representative directly after the finish of the event. This Review Board will assist the Jeepspeed representative regarding rule infractions and penalties. Infractions or non-compliance of the Jeepspeed specification rules may result in a warning or punishment at the discretion of the Jeepspeed representative at the event. A warning may consist of a Fixer Ticket, which would require the vehicle to be within compliance of the rules prior to starting the next event. A minor punishment may include loss of points, loss of one or more finish positions, and or loss of any prize and contingency monies. A major punishment may include disqualification from the event, from a number of subsequent events, and/or a total ban from all future Jeepspeed events. The decision of the Jeepspeed representative at the event will be final. Event organizers will be responsible for enforcing all event and vehicle safety regulations. Driver of record is responsible to ensure all team members sign all waivers and releases before the
Driver of record must drive the race vehicle either off the official start or across the finish line of the event to gain Championship points, prize money or awards. The only exception is if the driver of record is injured during the race and is unable to continue during the event safely.
Note; Driver of record amendments for all Jeepspeed classes.
Prior to competing in any given season teams can designate a Driver of Record and a Secondary Driver.
Driver of Record is responsible to ensure all team members sign all waivers and releases before the event.
Driver of Record or the designated Secondary Driver must drive the race vehicle either off the official start or across the finish line of the event to gain Championship points, prize money or awards for the Driver of Record. The only exception is if the driver of record is injured during the race and is unable to continue during the event safely.
*Note. If the driver of record has signed all releases and picked up arm band but did not start the race and the vehicle does not finish the driver of record will still receive any points or awards due to him/her
*Note. If the driver of record has signed all releases and picked up arm band but did not start the race and the vehicle does not finish the driver of record will still receive any points or awards due to him/her.
4.0 Jeepspeed Class 3700 Vehicle Rules:
This class is an open production class and all components will be considered open unless restricted herein. Jeepspeed retains the right to change or modify the rules at any time. Jeepspeed will do its best to give competitors fair notice of any changes.
Note. Custom built vehicles that conform to the spirit of the class may be approved by Jeepspeed to compete in Jeepspeed Class 3700 or Class 4700.. i.e. Must be recognizable as a Jeep or Dodge by brand grill, hood and front fenders. Please apply with vehicle specifications, drawings or photos .
All vehicles must conform with Jeepspeed wheel travel limits and wheel/ tire regulations.
4.1 COMPETITION REGULATIONS
4.1.1 Manufacturers recognizable body profile and front grill must be retained. This class is an open production class and all components will be considered open unless restricted herein.
4.2.1 Maximum overall track width 96″ measured at the widest point of each tire. Maximum SUV wheelbase is 119 inches. Stock wheelbase pickups will be issued a variance on this dimension if retaining complete frame, but the vehicle must maintain a wheelbase offered by the manufacturer +/- 2″ If vehicle frame is modified (as per rule 126.96.36.199.) the wheelbase will be restricted to 119″ maximum.
4.2.2 Shocks absorbers and bump stops – Open
188.8.131.52 Suspension design is open. Number of shock absorbers and mounting methods are open. Mounting points are open. Remote mounted shocks are open. Maximum front wheel travel is 15″ as measured from metal to metal. Rear suspension travel is limited to 24″. The shock absorber or shaft will not be used in wheel travel calculation.
184.108.40.206 Mandated General Tires Maximum tire size 37″diameter
220.127.116.11 Mandated KMC Series Wheels ( or other approved American Racing wheel or Wheel Pros brands wheel)
4.3 STEERING AND BRAKE COMPONENTS
4.3.1 Steering – Open
4.3. 2 Brakes – Open
4.4.1 Ignition – Open
4. Batteries – Open
4.4 FUEL SYSTEM
4.4.1 Fuel -Race gas permitted
4.4.2 Fuel Tanks -Safety fuel cells are required
4.5 ENGINES, TRANSMISSIONSS, AND DRIVELINES
4.5.1. Engine block may be any make 4/6/8 cylinder but must be a production block or available in crate form to the general public in the USA. Engine block may be modified but must maintain the same number of cylinders as originally equipped. Heads must be available to the general public in the USA. Must maintain same number of valves as engine was originally equipped. 4 or 6 cylinder engines may be turbo or supercharged.
Open Items are:
1. Strengthening and balancing
2. Valve train and camshaft
3. Bore and stroke
6. Oil system
7. Cooling system
8. Air cleaners
10. Carburetors or fuel injection.
11. Fuel pumps
12. Exhaust system
4.5.2 Any of the aforementioned engines may be fitted to any model Jeep or Dodge.
4.5.3 Transmission is open. Front and rear differentials are open.
4.6 VEHICLE SAFETY EQUIPMENT
4.6.1 Roll Cages -Must meet race sanctioning body Best in the Desert rules
4.7 GENERAL VEHICLE COMPONENTS
4.7.5 Vehicle must weigh a minimum of 3500 pounds
18.104.22.168 Bodies and Wheel openings must meet approval of Jeepspeed .
4.8 CHASSIS AND BODY
4.8.1 Chassis. Stock frames, back halved frames, or Jeepspeed approved replica frames. . Custom frame and tube frame vehicles max 119″ wb may be permitted in the class but will be restricted to beam axle front suspension. Custom frame A arm vehicles restricted to Class 4700.
22.214.171.124 Wheelbase on SUVs but must not exceed 119″. Jeepspeed will approve stock w.b.+/- 2″ on pickup trucks using complete frame.
126.96.36.199.Addition….. SUVs or Pickups with back halved rear custom frames that exceed the 119″
wb. might be permitted to run but may have rear suspension travel limit imposed to ensure equality with shorter wb. vehicles ,or moved to Class 4700.
188.8.131.52. Stock frame vehicles must comply with following rules.
184.108.40.206 Stock frames may be notched 8″ at front of frame for ground clearance as long as top of frame rail is not modified. Rear frame may be notched for upward travel of rear axle as long as top surface of original frame remains. Frame cross members may be removed or modified . Stock frames must maintain complete stock longitudinal dimension, except the stock frame may be removed forward of the engine block side motor mounts.
Rear frame behind the driver and passenger area may be removed and replaced with tube frame as long as the 119″ w.b. rules are maintained. Vehicles using complete stock frame must remain at stock w.b. +/- 2″ permitted.
220.127.116.11. Engine location. The rear surface of the engine block must be in line , or ahead of, the front edge of the drivers seat. Any vehicle constructed and raced prior to 2016 my apply for consideration of a variance.
18.104.22.168 Body must maintain original configuration and appearance. Additional mounts or parts for body strengthening may be added.
22.214.171.124 Hoods, trunk lids, fenders and/or bedsides, and driver and front passenger doors are required to be in the original stock locations but may be of any material. Doors are not required to be operational. Dropped hoods are allowed as long as stock profile is maintained.
4.8.2 .4 Stock grill, or stock appearing grill assemblies are required.
126.96.36.199 Stock frame vehicles must retain steel cab, bulkhead, floor to rear of driver and front passenger compartment, and front door apertures.
No internal stock sheet metal is required.
188.8.131.52 Safety glass windshields, sides and rear are optional.
Any Jeep or Dodge constructed and raced in any other non Jeepspeed events may apply to be grandfathered into a selected Jeepspeed class, but must conform with maximum wheel travel limits for that class.
Vintage Jeeps..Vintage Jeeps meeting SCORE “Vintage Innovators” 1983 to 1992 can compete in Jeepspeed Class 3700 but must comply with wheel travel limits and tire size.