PACK 317 2004 PINEWOOD
ATTACHMENTS: The car
must be freewheeling with no starting devices.
AXLE CHANNEL: The channel
or groove designed to hold the axle must not be a filled in. judge must be able
to inspect the axle. If axles are loose secure them with transparent glue.
AXLES: Only the nails
supplied with the kit are permitted. They must be mounted in the wood grooves
only. The axles may be glued in place with transparent glue.
DETAILS: Details such
as Steering Wheels, Driver Decals, Painting, etc. are permitted as long as these
details do not exceed the maximum length, width and weight specifications.
HEIGHT: The bottom of
the car must dear the guide strip (3/8 ") on the track.
HUBCAPS: No type of
hubcap is permitted. This includes decals.
INSPECTION: Each car
must pass inspection by the official inspection committee before it may compete.
The inspectors will disqualify those cars, which cannot be made to meet these
specifications. The race committee will hold cars that pass inspection until
JUDGES: The decision
of the judges on race day is final. Questions and polite discussion will be
allowed up to the point of a decision by the judges. Failure to follow this
rule may lead to the disqualification of the car involved by the judges. At
the discretion of the judges persons may be ejected from the premises of the
race for behavior they deem disruptive.
LENGTH: Overall length
shall not exceed 7".
LUBRICATION: Dry Lubrication
only is permitted.
NEW CAR: A new car must
be built each year.
NOSE OF CAR: The nose
must extend beyond the leading edge of the front wheel.
SPRINGING: The car shall
not ride on any type of springs or suspension.
WEIGHT: Weight shall
not exceed 5.0 ounces (141.75 grams). No loose materials of any kind are permitted
in the car. The car may be hollowed out and built up to the maximum weight by
the addition of wood or metal provided that it is securely built into the body.
Electronic balances will be used for the weight check.
WHEEL BASE: (Length)
Length of wheel base (front axle to rear axle) must be within the limits of
4 3/4" maximum and 3 3/4 " minimum.
WHEEL BASE: (inside)
Do not make the distance between the left and right wheels narrower than 1 3/4
" or the car will not run down the track.
WHEEL BEARINGS: Bearings,
washers, or other types of bushings are NOT permitted.
WHEELS: Only Grand Prix
Wheels supplied with the kit may be used. Alterations are not permitted. The
shape must remain the same. The plastic flashing may be removed.
WIDTH: Overall width
shall not exceed 2 3/4 ".