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|Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:59 am Post subject: FASTRAK announces 2018 shock and suspension rule
|Shock and Suspension Rule for 2018 (Note: changes may occur during the season based on things learned during the season. Droop rule may be included once it’s perfected).
NOTE: Screven event in FEBUARY will be RAN UNDER 2017 rules package.
No bumps, external or internal
No air shocks
Shocks must fully compress by hand (200 lbs max to compress)
One spring per corner
Spring must be magnetic material
1 spring rubber per wheel only
One shock per wheel
Dummy shock allowed on LR
Deck Max 39 inch maximum/38 inch minimum - measured from middle of t bar to ground
No springs of exotic materials
No progressive springs
One standard “take up” spring per wheel. No air, pneumatic, etc allowed. (30 lbs pressure max)
Must come through pre race tech without shock covers
Top 5 can protest and back protest and/or claim
Shock Claim $800 per corner
Spring Claim $100 per corner
1) Refuse tech – no points for that event, lost all monies – 30 day suspension
2) Refuse claim- no points for that event, loss of all monies – 30 day suspension
3) Illegal springs and/or shocks- no points for that event - loss of monies – 30 day suspension- $500 fine
The annual rules meeting will be held the day of the FASTRAK Night of Champions Banquet. Changes may come from that meeting. All 2018 rules will be finalized after the banquet.