Note: Each race night includes Mini Stocks, Hobby Stocks, Street Stocks and Modifieds
All Racers must be checked into the pits by 3:00 PM , NO EXCEPTIONS !!
Tech Inspections will begin NO LATER than 4:00 PM.
Practice will start after Cars are inspected
Drivers Meeting will be at 5:30 PM
Heat Races at 6:00 PM
Races Begin at 7:00 pm
2017 HMA MEMBERSHIP
All Members--------------------- $ 50.00
Number Registration Fee -----$ 20.00
Work Deposit --------------------$ 50.00 Must be paid no later than 1st test tune!
Work Deposit must be paid prior to the First Work Weekend
Your time will be paid at $5.00 per hour up to your $50.00 deposit, which will be paid back at the banquet at the end of the season. If work deposit is not paid prior to first work weekend, your work time will be paid at $2.50 per hour.
Work deposit only applies to members within a 75 mile radius and must be paid before racers can race.
The Hayden Motorsports Association is a non-profit organization. Any profit from this Association goes directly to upgrading the racing facility and is used in the form of prizes or are used to bring the race program to the public.
HMA-Hayden Speedway rules and regulations set forth are designed to provide for th orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the conditions of all events sanctioned by HMA, and by participating in these events all licensees are deemed to have complied with these rules. Exhibits and drawings are enforceable rules. The HMA reserves the right to add, delete, or suspend any rule, exhibits, drawings, that it may deem necessary for the betterment and safety of racing.
NO express implied warranty of safety shall result from publications of, or compliance with these rules and /or regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport, and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to participants. It is the responsibility of all drivers to have a set of rules and to understand them. IGNORANCE IS NOT AN ACCEPTABLE EXCUSE!
“Acknowledgement of rules" section must be signed and returned to HMA before competing at the speedway. These general rules apply and are in accordance with each seperate class rules and persons participating at Hayden Speedway. These rules and race procedures are established to maintain safe and orderly conduct at the race events. Participants must conduct themselves in a courteous and respectable manner at all times.
SAFETY IS PRIORITY #1!!!!
It is the responsibility of the TECH committee to inspect all cars BEFORE they are allowed on the track. No car will be allowed that has not passed the safety inspection and a TECH sticker has been issued to the car. Car owners shall make sure all cars comply with general rules, safety rules, and individual rules set forth for that particular class of car. The TECH committee is the rules authority on the legality of all matters of the car. The TECH committee is also responsible for "tear downs" as explained in the Protest section of this rule book. All car owners will have their cars TECH inspected before each race.
THERE WILL BE NO GRACE PERIOD FOR CARS WITH SAFETY INFRACTIONS
GENERAL SPECTATOR ADMISSION FEES:
Adults (13 & older)----------------------$10.00
Kids (7 to 12)-----------------------------$5.00
Kids (5 & under)-------------------------FREE
Jr Fan Club Members-------------------FREE Initial signup Fee is $20.00
Seniors & Military-----------------------$7.00
Family Special----------------------------$25.00 Two Adults and Three Kids
Invitational races and special events may be slightly higher
PIT ENTRANCE ADMISSION FEES:
Car & Driver-------------------------------$30.00 per car
Non-Member with car-------------------$50.00
GENERAL PIT RULES
No person under the age of 14 will be allowed in the pit after the first car has gone onto the track. Drivers under the age of 18 must have a Minor Release Form signed by their parents or legal guardian and must be notarized before they will be allowed to race. All persons entering the pits must wear white, whether in the form of a jacket, shirt, pants, etc. The white must be visible the ENTIRE NIGHT! The only exception to this rule is if the driver has a fire suit that is not white. Drinking of intoxicating beverages by the driver or his crew on the premises, in advance of, or while competing in any program is strictly forbidden. Any persons who show evidence of having partaken of alcoholic beverages will be required to leave the premises immediately and may be subject to a fine not less than $500.00 and suspension from future racing activities. Use of illegal drugs at any time shall be cause for immediate, indefinite suspension and/or fine of not less than $500.00. No careless driving will be allowed in the pit area. Speed limit in the pits is 5 MPH. First violation is $50.00 and 2nd violation is $100.00 fine. No person shall hang onto or ride on the outside of any race car, trailer, or tow vehicle while it is moving.
AUTOMATIC PENALTIES AS FOLLOWS:
Rowdiness, fighting, or demonstrating: 1st violation= minimum $100.00 fine. 2nd=1 year suspension. Foul driving: 1st violation=disqualification from days racing and forfeiture of prize money and points. 2nd violation=fine and/or suspension. Verbal or physical assault of a HMA official=suspension and fine. All fines shall be paid to the treasurer of HMA before driver, pit crew members, or car enters another racing event. Points will also be deducted from the cars total points.
GREEN FLAG: Start or restart of race. When yellow lights go off during parade lap, the flagman is prepared to start the race. All cars must be closed up, nose to tail, and hold their positions until the green flag is thrown. Any car jumping positions or holding up the race will be sent to the rear of the pack. If the yellow flag comes out after the green flag has been thrown and the first lap has not been completed an original restart is required.
YELLOW FLAG: Caution, slow down. No passing unless instructed to do so by the flagman to correct the lineup. Any unauthorized passing will result in that car being positioned in the rear of the pack. Yellow flags do not count and the restarting lineup will be determined from the last completed green lap. Any car that spins out or is at fault for bringing out the yellow flag will go to the rear of the pack. Any cars stopping or going into the pits on the yellow flag will have to go to the rear of the pack when returning to the lineup. No car will be allowed out of the pits during green flag racing.
RED FLAG: Race is stopped. All cars that were not involved and are still running will proceed slowly and stop on a section of the track opposite the area where the accident has occurred. No one from the pits will be allowed on the track or infield during a red or yellow flag. Safety crews, ambulance personnel, and track officials will be the only people allowed to assist at the scene of the accident. Any cars needing repairs, tires, or fuel must exit into the pits to receive assistance from their crews. These cars will go to the rear of the pack when racing is resumed. When the track is clear and the yellow lights are turned on, all drivers must be ready to race. (Go to the front chute to retain your position). Cars that are not ready or prepared to race at this time will be pushed into the pits and not be permitted to finish the race.
BLACK FLAG: Your car has been disqualified, immediately leave the track. Any driver receiving three black flags in one season for unsportsmanlike conduct shall automatically be suspended from further races at this track for the remainder of the season. Any driver being black flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct shall forfeit all winnings for the race. The driver will be fined $5.00 for each illegal lap run after the black flag was thrown. The rolled up black flag is a warning from the flagman.
BLUE FLAG W/YELLOW STRIPE: You are being lapped and are holding up traffic. Move to the outside of the track and let following car(s) pass. This flag is used at the discretion of the flagman. The driver will be fined $5.00 for each illegal lap run after the flag is thrown.
WHITE FLAG: Start of the last lap. Once the white flag has been thrown, the checkered flag must follow. If a red or yellow flag is thrown during the last lap, finishing position will be determined by position held when cars crossed the finish line as they received the white flag.
CHECKERED FLAG: end of the race. When the checkered flag is thrown to the leader the balance of the field receives the flag on the same lap. Finishing positions are scored according to the most laps traveled. All drivers must observe and obey all flags and signals. Failure to do so will result in a fine not to exceed $100.00
General Race Procedure Rules
The following are track procedures for 2014 events being promoted by HMA located at The Hayden Speedway. Unless different procedures are specified at the Driver’s Meeting, these procedures must be followed at all HMA events. All on-track or race procedure disputes, protest, or concerns, must be directed to the Race Director for his final decision within thirty minutes after the conclusion of all events.
1. Entering the pit area .All participants must purchase a pit pass and sign a release waiver of liability prior to entering the pit area. All Minor drivers must have a minors release form signed by the Parent, and on file with HMA. Anyone buying a pit pass under any car number will be considered part of that team.
2. Drivers Meeting. All Drivers must attend every meeting on Race Day. HMA reserves the right to penalize any Driver not in attendance by placing that car at the rear of the field for their event.
3. Tech Inspection procedures. All cars are required to pass a pre-race technical/safety inspection before entering the race track. Drivers must accompany their car through tech and bring their race gear with them.
4.Qualifying. Qualifying will consist of two timed laps; the best time recorded will be used. Drivers must not attempt to qualify more than one car per division. All car or driver changes must be reported to the Race or Tech Director prior to the lineup of qualifying.
4a.Qualifying order. The order of qualifying is determined by Points. The person with the least amount of points will qualify first in each division. Each car will qualify with their division. If a driver fails to qualify with their division they will have to start at the rear of the field (unless approved by the Race Director).
4b.Late arrivals. Late arrivals will not be allowed to qualify once their division has concluded its session. However, Race or Tech Director, at their discretion may permit testing laps should time and schedule allow.
5.Pre-race Lineup. All cars must line up in the designated restricted staging area prior to their respective qualifying, trophy dash, heat race, or main event. Once a car has been called for lineup they must go directly to staging under their own power. No maintenance may be performed while in the staging area other than one crew member per car to adjust tire pressures and assist the driver with safety features. Infraction in the staging area will result in relinquishing your starting position to the rear of the field.
6.Initial Race Starts. The starter begins every race. All initial race starts take place on the front stretch when the green flag is waved. All starts will be double file at the leaders pace. (Not to exceed 15MPH).
7.Restarts. The lead car restarts the race. It is the lead driver’s responsibility to accelerate at the restart cone that will be placed outside of turn four. If the lead car elects not to accelerate the starter will display the green flag and racing may begin. Cars may not be in the act of passing the car in front prior to the green flag. Any car deemed in the act of passing prior to the green flag being displayed, will be penalized two positions for every car passed. All restarts will maintain a steady speed until the green flag is waved. Any car deemed to be intentionally slowing the field on a start or moving out of line prior to the green flag will be sent to the rear of the field at the Race Director or starters discretion.
7a. Driver’s that are involved in a yellow flag will start at the rear of the field. If the same driver brings out three yellow flags, that driver will be retired to the pits. Any driver going to the pits will start at the rear of the field. Driver’s stopping to avoid an accident does not constitute being involved in a caution.
or Race Director reserves the right to penalize any driver one lap for intentionally stopping the race.
9.Rough Driving. Any driver who is observed causing other drivers to spin or lose control of their car during a race or the cool down lap will be penalized to last place on the lead lap, fined, disqualified, and/or suspended at the discretion of Race Control and HMA. This rule also applies to lapped cars choosing to re-enter the event or cars seeking retaliation for a previous incident. “RESPECT OTHER DRIVERS EQUIPMENT!”
10. Passing. It is the responsibility of both the overtaking and the overtaken driver to assure safe passing at racing speed. A driver being overtaken must give the overtaking driver a lane to race in. A car is ruled to have lost a position when the overtaking car’s bumper is even with the side door of the car being passed.
11.Black Flag. A black flag will be given to any driver that is losing a part on their car, smoking, leaking, or to assess a penalty. When a Black Flag is displayed, that driver should immediately report to the infield for details. Decisions on Black Flags will be made at the discretion of the Race Director, the Head Starter, and HMA.
12. Working on Cars. All work on cars must be done in designated pit area. No one is allowed to work under a vehicle without safety jack stands in place. Jack stands must have a metal plate welded to the bottom of the legs. No crew members are allowed on the track unless requested by the Race Director.
13. Driver and Crew behavior. Any driver or crew member causing any disturbance on the grounds of the Speedway, with any official or HMA volunteer, may be suspended for a minimum of one event.
14. Driver Safety. Drivers are asked to remain in their car while on the Racing surface except in an Emergency or an Official request them to exit their car. Drivers must remain with their car until it is removed from the racing surface.
15. Any situation not covered by these rules will be addressed at the discretion of HMA and the Race Officials. Their decision will be final.
Line Up Procedures
1. All cars should qualify for their specific division.
2. The lineup for the Heat Races will be set by qualifying times. If more than eight cars qualify for the division there will be two heat races, with one heat having the even qualified cars and the odds in the other heat. Example
8 6 7 5
4 2 3 1
1. Scoring laps. Every lap is scored when the Leader has passed the Start/Finish Line under a green flag. If the field completes the first lap under green, the first lap shall be scored and any subsequent yellow flags shall result in the drivers lining up in a single file to allow the officials to line the cars up’s in position as they crossed the finish line on the last green flag lap.
2.Restart Lineups. Once the Officials have reset the field, the field will be in the control of the lead car.
3.Lapped Cars. Cars not on the lead lap will start behind the lead lap cars.
Tech Inspection and Protests
1. All cars, parts, components and equipment are subject to inspection at any time and in any manner. Visiting cars not conforming to current HMA rules will be addressed on a per car basis by the Technical Director.
2. Only three people per car approved by officials will be permitted into the inspection area.
3. Officials will determine whether a car, including any parts, components, or other equipment, meets the specifications for any event as set forth in this rulebook. Such determinations may be made at any time before, during or after an event.
4. A competitor must take whatever steps are requested, including tear down of car, to facilitate inspection. This obligation includes, but is not limited to, installing inspection holes, inspection ports and or any other means of inspection of the roll cage bars, and engine components.
5. If an official determines prior to the race that the car, including any part, component or equipment, does not meet the specifications, the car will not be permitted to compete unless the deficiency (a)will not adversely affect the orderly conduct of the race (b) will not provide the competitor with a significant competitive advantage, and (c) is so insubstantial as not to warrant a determination that the car is ineligible to race. If the official permits the car to compete under these circumstances, the official will apprise the competitor of the deficiency, and if the deficiency has not been corrected by the next race, a penalty may be imposed and the car will not be permitted to compete until the deficiency has been corrected. All decisions of the Chief Tech Inspector are final.
6. Chief Tech Inspector has the right, for inspection purposes, to seal or impound car parts, components, or equipment, entered and competed in an event. Officials or the Promoter are not responsible for payment, reimbursement, damage, or loss to the competitor, as a result of such sealing or impounding.
7. All cars that compete in the event may be inspected at the conclusion of the event. If officials determine that any car part, component, or equipment, used by the competitor does not meet specifications, officials will declare the car ineligible for the event, resulting in loss of points and prize winnings. Any part deemed illegal will become the property of HMA.
8. Inspection and or eligibility decisions are final. All decisions made by HMA officials will be final and not open for appeal at the conclusion of the racing event. HMA officials have the right to postpone a ruling to have an independent party test the equipment in question. HMA officials will notify the competitor at the event if such action is taken.
9. Drivers and cars must be presented to TECH in race ready form.
1. Numbers All car number configurations and design is subject to approval by Officials.
2. Single and double digit numbers only. Must be 18 inches high and positioned on both sides of the car, in the center of the door and on the roof of the car, and readable from the right side of car. Numbers must be of a contrasting color to the car body. No shiny, reflective or aluminum foil type numbers are allowed. If numbers cannot be read by the scoring tower, the car will not be scored. If a HMA official notifies any car to change the number to a readable color, you must do so before entering the race track. Letters and three digit numbers will not be allowed unless special circumstances arise and are approved by the HMA Race Director for that event.
3. A 2014 HMA license is required. This is an effort to register your car number for point’s races for the season. First paid, first served. HMA reserves the right to require a competitor to use a different number at any time.
4. Rookies. Rear bumper must have a three inch by twenty-four inch yellow stripe attached.
5. Decals and advertising. HMA reserves the right to assign or restrict the display of decals, identification, or advertising, on race cars.
6. Contingency decals. Contingency sponsor decals or patches must be placed to receive awards and or prize money from contingency sponsors.
7.Body’s. After market Bodies are allowed with the HMA approval.
Conduct at Events
1. The Driver shall be the sole spokesman for their car owner and pit crew in any and all matters pertaining to the event. At all events the driver assumes responsibility for the action of their team; this includes violations of any rule.
2. Fighting, rough driving, and any other acts of Violence will not be tolerated. Penalties will be issued base on the severity of the incident including but not limited to, fines, and or suspensions of driver/car and all crew members.
3. No Driver or crew member shall be under the influence of Alcohol, Drugs or any other controlled substance while competing at the Facility. Any Impaired driver or crew member will be SUSPENDED for a period of no less than one race.
4. Failure to report to the Tech area for a post-race inspection, or failure to present Tech officials with a part upon request, will result in LOSS OF POINTS AND PURSE MONEY for that event. Driver is also subject to a fine of $150.00 payable to HMA in order to compete in the next scheduled event.
5. At no time is a Driver/Car owner or Crew member allowed to enter the Scoring Tower or Flag Stand to dispute a decision while official race business is being conducted. All protest and disputes will be resolved after the Final Race of the event.
6. All fines must be paid 7 days prior of the next scheduled racing event.
7. Any car losing weight ballast onto the racing surface will be fined, payable to HMA 7 days prior to the next event. All Ballasts must be painted White with the car number clearly contrasting on it.
Track Championship Points
1. Eligible Cars. In order to receive points and purse money for any event, the car must be present at staging, and be able to move under its own power from the starting grid. Starting grid will be defined as taking the Green Flag and completing at least one lap.
2. Championship Points. Points will be awarded as follows.
2a. Qualifying Points will be awarded with one point available for each car. Example : If Ten cars qualify for the event Fast time would receive 10 points. Second fast 9 points and so on.
2b. Heat race will be the same as qualifying points.
2c. Main event points will be 2 points per qualified car. Example: For 10 cars the leader would receive 20 points with second getting 18 points and so on.
3. Special Events. May have a modified points system, or a modification to the lineup. If a modified point system is used HMA will notify all Drivers prior to the event.
4. Retired Cars. In the event a number of cars are taking out in a single accident and cannot continue their finishing order will be determined by the way they came across the finish line the lap prior to the accident.
5. Receiving Points. Points will be awarded to the Primary Driver of each car.
Safety Equipment for all Divisions
No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from the publication of or compliance with these rules and regulations. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to participants, spectators or others. Whenever there is a conflict between a safety provision provided herein and any other rule, the Safety provisions shall take precedence. It is the sole responsibility of the driver, not HMA, or The Hayden Speedway or their officials to ensure that their safety equipment is correctly installed, maintained and properly used. Please refer to the Manufacturer installation and usage guidelines and adhere to them. Car and Driver will be required to make any safety rule violations comply prior to racing in any event.
1. Helmet. It is recommended that Helmets meet the specifications set forth in the Federal Motor Vehicle safety regulations or meet the specs set forth by the American National Standards Institute. All Helmets must have a minimum of a M2000 or SA2000 with Nomex. It is Mandatory for each driver to have eye protection.
2. Head and Neck restraint systems. It is Strongly Recommended to use an approved head and neck restraint system such as The Hans Device or the Hutchens. A Horse collar is required.
3. Window Nets. Window Nets are required and must have a minimum of one inch webbing with a quick release at the top Halo Bar Only. Window nets must meet Tech Approval
4. Fire Suits. Firs Suits are required at all times. The driver must wear a driving suit and gloves of a Fire Resistant Material that effectively covers the entire body. Fire suit must meet SFI 3-2A/1. It is recommended that the Driver wear fire resistant underwear, shoes and Head sock.
5. Seats. A Professionally Built Aluminum high back racing seat with padded headrest is Required in all HMA Divisions. Seat must be attached to the Roll Cage and Approved by the HMA Tech Staff.
6. Seat Belts. A quick release belt with no less than three inch wide is Mandatory. Both end of the Lap Belt must be fastened to the Roll Cage Bars with no less than a quality grade 5 bolts no less than 3/8 in. diameter. Shoulder Harnesses must be no less than 3 inches wide and must come from behind the driver’s seat and mount securely mounted to the roll cage. A center crotch strap is mandated and must be securely attached to the lower seat frame. All Seat Belts must be Dated and be no Older than Three years old.
7. Fire Control. It is recommended that each car have, within the driver reach, a built in fire extinguishing system containing Halon 1211 or equivalent. No dry power permitted.
7a. Any car not equipped with a fire system must have an adequate extinguisher securely mounted within reach of the driver. The extinguisher must be mounted with a metal quick release bracket only.
7b. Every Pit must have a fully charged min. of a 10 pound dry chemical Halon , or equivalent Fir Ext. within ten feet of the car while in the pits.
8. Electrical cut-off switch. All Cars must have a master cut-off switch, center accessible, from either side of the car. The cut-off switch must completely disconnect electrical power and must be clearly marked with an on/off label. Switch will be inspected and must shut off the engine.
9. Oil Lines. All external oil lines must be either metal or steel braided. No plastic lines allowed.
10. Fire Walls. The Interior of the cab must be totally isolated and sealed from the Engine and the Fuel Cell compartments. They may be sealed my welding or by pop rivets. The integrity of the firewall must remain intact.
10. Scatter Shield. All Cars must have a 3/16 inch thick minimum scatter shield. No Exceptions!!
11.Drive Train. All cars will have a minimum of two drive shaft loops, within three inches of the U-Joints. All car’s must have a working Reverse Gear. All Drive Lines must be metal and must be Painted White.
12. Wheels and Tires. All wheels must be TECH approved. All Cars must run 5/8 inch wheel studs it is MANADATORY. No missing or stripped lug studs allowed.
ENGINE CLAIMING PROCEDURES FOR ALL CLASSES:
1. Only the first four car finishing on the lead lap can be claimed by one of the top four finishers. Anyone that want’s to claim another cars Engine is responsible for all the tow truck fees.
2. The Claim Fee is $1,000.00 for all classes wishing to claim.
3. All claims must be made and paid in CASH within Thirty Minutes of the Checkered Flag for that class. All Claims must be made with the TECH Directors Knowledge. All Claimed Engines will be in long block form that means no oil pan, intake, valve covers or anything that bolts to the engine block.
4. Anyone wishing to claim a fellow competitor’s engine will also have to Relinquish their Engine in a fair trade.
5. A Driver may only Claim one Engine per Season !!!. And Yes only a Driver can Claim an Engine.
6. Any claimed Engine must be removed prior to leaving the race track, (unless approved by the Race Director)
7. Refusal to sell during a sanctioned weekly event will result in that driver losing their right to claim for a period of 12 months.
8. You must run at least two consecutive races at Hayden Speedway before your eligible to claim.
Each particular items to be protested must be submitted in writing and be accompanied by the cash amount required of the particular protest and be presented to the tech director within 10 minutes of the last event of the evening. At least one official and the protester will be authorized to be present during the protest inspection. A protest can be made only be the car owner or driver that is participating in the same race event. All tear downs and inspections will be conducted under the supervision of the tech director. Tear downs will be held within 24 hours of the protest at a designated place at the discretion of the tech director. Car owner or driver will be responsible for the removal of parts necessary to check the car. Refusal to be checked will result in loss of pay and points for that night. The driver will not be allowed to compete in the next two sanctioned events. The tech director is not involved in any way in the dispute. Their sole responsibility is to determine the legality of the car in protest. They will report their findings directly to HMA.
Protest Requiring Tear Downs:
Protest fee, $350.00, of which $300.00 will go to the driver and $50.00 will go to HMA.
1.If found illegal, the car in dispute will not participate at the races until specifications conform to the rules.
2.If found illegal, driver will forfeit all trophies, points, and money won for that nights program.
3.If found illegal, the protest fees minus the HMA fee will be awarded to the protester and the illegal car owner will be fined $100.00. Second offenders will be fined and suspended at the discretion of the HMA.
4.If protested car is found to be within the prescribed limits, the protest fee minus the HMA fee will be awarded to the car owner or driver of the protested car.
Protest That Can Be Visually Inspected:
Protest fee, $100.00, of which $75.00 will go to the driver and $25.00 will go to HMA.
1.If found illegal, the car in dispute will not participate at the races until specifications conform to the rules of the class.
2.If found illegal, driver will forfeit all trophies, points, and money won for that nights program.
3.If found illegal, the protest fee minus HMA fee will be awarded to the protester and the illegal driver will be fined $50.00. Second offenders will be fined at the discretion of HMA.
4.If the protested car is found to be within the prescribed limits, the protest fee minus the HMA fee will be awarded to the owner or driver of the protested car.
5.Driver will be fined $150.00 for approaching the flagger to argue or protest under any circumstances during a race program.
There will not be any protests accepted on track procedures flagmen, judges, or pit steward, etc.
Their decisions are final.
CAR BEING PROTESTED_____________________________________
The above mentioned car is being protested for the following reason(s):
CAR PROTESTED BY:_________________________________________
If 4 Cars If 6 Cars If 8 Cars 10 or More cars
1St $ 90.00 $ 150.00 $ 175.00 $ 200.00
2nd $ 65.00 $ 100.00 $ 125.00 $ 150.00
3rd $ 40.00 $ 50.00 $ 75.00 $ 100.00
4th ---------- ----------- $ 50.00 $ 50.00
Winner will receive entry fee back when 10 or more cars enter the feature race.
The HMA reserves the right to change any rule governing the class for safety sake or to improve competition. No rule will change without advanced notice to all competitors involved. If an item is not included in our rule book does not mean that it is legal to do. Please contact HMA for clarification of any rule contained herein.