The Idea or Spirit of the class is to bring the small engine linked truck out of retirement and give the aftermarket suspension companies a place to show off their products in a competitive high entry class. No mixing of rules across classes. Please follow the rules of your prospective class. Trophylite class is included in this class to give the trophylite racers at event with fewer than 3 entries a competitive alternative place to race.
Must meet all new safety requirements for organizations we are racing with.
This class is an open class, and all components will be considered open unless
mounts can be relocated but must remain hung off factory frame rails.
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.
ENGINE and ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
Engine is limited to maximum of four-cylinders. Forced induction allowed.
4-cylinder Diesel engines are allowed – Must be clean-burning design only
CLASS 3000/ Trophylites
DESERT LITES – GM ECOTEC POWERED 4-CYL
PRODUCTION MOTOR, SHORT WHEELBASE MINIS
Two seat open wheeled mini cars, and two seat mini trucks.
VEHICLES MUST HAVE TWO (2) OCCUPANTS.
This is an open class and all components will be considered open unless it says otherwise in these rules.
TRANSAXLE EQUIPT VEHICLES NOT EXCEED 103” WHEELBASE AS MEASURED AT RIDE HEIGHT.
LIVE AXLE EQUIPT VEHICLES NOT TO EXCEED 111” WHEELBASE AS MEASURED AT RIDE HEIGHT.
Steering or turning brakes permitted.
Rear facing blue light mandatory.
ENGINE, TRANSMISSION AND DRIVELINE
Engine and Engine Displacement
Engine location is open. Engine is limited to stock production gm ecotec 4 cyl. 2.2 and 2.4 motors. Pistons must be stock or stock replacement pistons must retain stock dimensions. Camshaft must be stock or equal replacement only. Camshaft must retain original manufacture specifications. Head / valve train must remain per manufactures original specifications. After Market valve train is prohibited, no porting or polishing of head. Must retain manufactures original specifications. Intake manifold will remain as delivered from manufacture. It must retain its stock shape, size and configuration. No porting or other modifications will be allowed.
Throttle body will remain as delivered from the manufacturer, not to exceed 65mm on blade. No dry sump systems allowed.
All motors are to be inspected and sealed by TURNKEY ENGINE SUPPLY. Certified as stock replacement.
2620 temple heights dr.
Oceanside, ca 92056
OPEN PRODUCTION – Mini or Mid-size Pickup
Competition Numbers 700F – 739F
Vehicles built from a two (2) or four (4) drive mini or mid-size pickup. Vehicle/ frame must have been series, produced in quantities of at least 1,000 units within a 12-month period, and readily available for sale to the general public in the USA. Vehicle must be marketed as mini or mid-size pickup. Original manufacture frame must be retained.
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.
Manufacturer body, engine and chassis combinations must be retained. This class is an open production class and all components will be considered open unless restricted herein. Vehicles that raced
previously, and do not meet current specifications, can possibly be modified and “Grandfathered” into current competition.
Suspension is open, but must retain stock concept (A-arm to A-arm, I-Beam to I-Beam, etc.). Suspension support systems are open (leaf, coil, torsion bars, etc.).
Wheelbase is open.
Track width is limited to 87” maximum, as measured outside to outside of tire sidewall. Measurement is at centerline of spindle at ride height.
ENGINE, TRANSMISSION AND DRIVELINES
ENGINE and ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
• Engine is limited to six-cylinders.
• Naturally aspirated engines limited to displacement of 4.5L.
• Forced induction engines limited to 3.5 Liter unless noted.
• Engine must be located in the stock location as delivered by the manufacturer +/- 6”. This will be measured from centerline of the front spindle to the back of the block. Height will be measured from frame rail to center of crankshaft.
• Stock factory turbos are allowed.
Following engines are recognized for competition in SCORE Class 7F;
• Ford EcoBoost® engines with turbochargers: 2.0L Part No. M-6007-20T and 3.5L Part No. M-6007-
35T. Ford EcoBoost® turbos can be relocated.
• Honda 3.5L Engine with Turbo Part No. HR35TT
• Cummins Turbo D 3.9L 4-cylinder diesel
• Toyota TRD Supercharged 4.0L 6-cylinder
• Jeep 3.6L Normally aspirated
Any transmission may be used.
Front differential must retain original stock concept as delivered by the manufacturer.
Rear axle housing is open but must retain original stock concept. Must be solid rear axle housing. No independent suspension rear ends.
Vehicle must weigh 3000 lbs. (wet) minimum.
Aftermarket fiberglass or molded front and rear fenders are allowed.
CHASSIS and BODY
Manufacturer specified chassis and body combination must be retained.
Frame rails may be strengthened by adding material but must retain original stock configuration.
Frame rails may not be narrowed or widened from stock.
No removal of frame material is allowed.
Frame rails may be notched to allow additional rear wheel travel.
Body Must maintain a production appearing body. Fiberglass or molded body is allowed.
Stock appearing grill and headlight opening must be retained.
Body subject to approval.