2015 PASSCAR RULE BOOK
purpose of these Rules is to: (1) provide
for the safety of the drivers, pit
participants, and spectators: (2) assure
each participant a fair decision when
disputes arise: (3) improve the caliber of
PASSCAR events in particular and racing in
Any participant may race two
PASSCAR Events without being a member.
They will receive prize money but will not
receive championship points for that race.
The third race they participate in they
must be a member of the Perris Auto
Speedway PASSCAR Association to
participate in the event and to accumulate
points. The Membership fee is $50.00. All
cars must pay a $40.00 entry fee per race
to participate in a PASSCAR Event. Entry
Fee will be collected at pill pick for
Heat Race Lineups.
All cars must
have mufflers. A DBA reading of 95
measured at 100 feet.
It is the owner’s responsibility to meet
the DBA rating. You will be notified if
your car does not meet the noise level.
You be given only one warning for that
night’s event. The second time that your
car does not meet the noise level you will
be disqualified from that night’s program.
No car shall enter a race without a
muffler. Any car losing a muffler during a
race will be black-flagged. A car must
start and finish with an approved muffler
or the car will be scored last according
to the original line up.
Drivers must be at least 16 years of age
to compete. The track management reserves
the right to approve a driver younger than
16 years of age to compete. A birth
certificate with a county seal may be
required to prove age. A minors release
form must be on file with PASSCAR if under
18 years of age.
2. Every driver
must attend the drivers meeting.
The Racing Director may require that any
driver who has been injured requiring
doctor’s care must present a release from
said doctor before being allowed to
driver may be required to start in the
rear of their initial race or races until
they demonstrate they are competitive. All
rookies must display a yellow “rookie
flag” on the rear of the car until PASSCAR
has determined they no longer qualify as a
driver continually getting into
trouble/accidents may be required to start
at the rear of the races until he/she
proves that he/she can handle his/her car
driver and car may be banned from the
facility for whatever period the
management desires for continually causing
accidents and becoming a hazard to
himself, other drivers, spectators,
officials and crewmen.
7. If for
any reason a driver change is made in any
race, that car must start at the rear of
the field. No car can compete in another
division. If the car is a Street Stock it
can not run in both classes during the
1. Drinking or
boisterous conduct will not be allowed in
the pits. Anyone who shows signs of
intoxication, or who has been acting in a
manner unbecoming of PASSCAR, may be
ejected from the pits and the entire
Any car owner, driver or team member going
to another pit area or to another car and
physical action results the person and/or
persons, car owner or entire team going to
the other car or pit area MAY
be subject to a fine of $500.00 and a
ONE CALENDAR YEAR
suspension. Anyone involved in any fight
MAY be suspended for up
to ONE CALENDAR YEAR OR TOTAL
EXPULSION FROM THE FACILITY FOREVER. THE
TRACK MANAGEMENT WILL DECIDE THE SEVERITY
OF THE PUNISHMENT.
Fines plus a suspension (up to one
calendar year) will be levied to
ANYONE interfering with the
starter or official during the course of
the race. The minimum fine is $100.00
and/or disqualification for the evening.
4. UNSPORTMANLIKE CONDUCT
Any Driver who CONSISTENTLY RUNS – HITS -
BUMPS - into another competitor’s car or
cars will be BLACK-FLAGGED. Any Driver
that intentionally takes another car out
whether they continue on will be
BLACK-FLAGGED. Once you are BLACK-FLAGGED
you must immediately pull off the
racetrack and enter the pit area. If you
are BLACK-FLAGGED for UNSPORTSMANLIKE
CONDUCT you will be DISQUALIFIED from that
race. You will not be scored or receive
any points for that event. You will also
receive a DEDUCTION of 25 POINTS for your
actions for your first offence. Once you
have been BLACK-FLAGGED for
UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT you will be on
probation for the next two events. If you
are BLACK-FLAGGED for UNSPORTSMANLIKE
CONDUCT during your probation you will be
SUSPENDED FOR TWO RACES. YOU WILL NOT BE
SCORED OR RECEIVE ANY CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS
FOR THAT EVENT. IN ADDITION, YOU WILL
RECEIVE A 40 POINT DEDUCTION. Should you
be BLACK-FLAGGED and refuse to acknowledge
the black flag after the 3rd lap you will
fined an additional $100 per lap. If you
are fined the fine must be paid in full
before being allowed to compete with
PASSCAR again. We all know this is
a contact sport, however there is a line
between competitive driving and
unsportmanlike conduct. Do not cross over
DRIVER RECEIVES THREE BLACK-FLAGS IN ONE
SEASON FOR UNSPORSTMANLIKE CONDUCT THEY
WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
THE DECISION TO BLACK-FLAG
A COMPETITOR FOR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
WILL BE MADE BY THE FLAGMEN, OFFICIALS AND
OR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE SPEEDWAY.
THERE IS NO
Anyone that has been assessed a fine for
whatever reason MUST pay the fine prior to
competing in any other PASSCAR event even
if they plan to compete in another
division of PASSCAR.
a) All cars are subject to inspection by
Perris Auto Speedway at any time and in
any manner determined by track officials.
All decisions regarding the timing and
manner of inspections, as well as which
cars will be inspected is final.
competitor must take whatever steps
requested by a track official, including
tear down of a car, to facilitate
inspection of the car at any time.
Only those persons approved by track
officials may be admitted into the
d) Perris Auto
Speedway has the right to confiscate any
part and/or equipment, which fail to meet
applicable Perris Auto Speedway
specifications during an event.
Track officials mandate inspection after
the event; if a car that has competed in
the event is taken from the tech area
without permission of a track official,
the car and driver will be disqualified.
f) Any member who fails to tear down a car
for inspection when requested to do so by
the track officials, a fine and/or loss of
championship points and /or definite
suspension from Perris Auto Speedway will
AND RACE PROCEDURES
TIME WILL CARS BE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK
WITHOUT BEING RELEASED BY THE STARTER OR
OFFICIAL. FAILING TO ABIDE BY THIS RULE
WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF HOT LAPS AND OR
DISQUALIFICATION FROM THAT PARTICULAR
RACE. IF YOU ARE DISQUALIFIED FROM A RACE
BECAUSE YOU RE-ENTERED THE RACE WITHOUT
BEING RELEASED BY AN OFFICIAL YOU WILL
RECEIVE ZERO POINTS AND NO PAYOUT.
Definition: The start of the race, the
start of a qualifying lap or the restart
of competition after a yellow or red flag.
1. In all events, any car that fires
under it own power then stops for any
reason will be restarted
and placed at
the rear of the line-up. Any time before
the start of the race, racecars must pull
into a designated spot or the pits for
repairs. Drivers failing to do this are
out of the race. Once in the turn four
staging area the driver will not enter the
track again until released by the starter
and officials. The car must rejoin the
field at the tail.
2. When coming
down for a start, or restart, any car
causing two (2) false starts may be
started in last position at the starter’s
3. Cars in last row
will not be permitted to “lay back” and
take a run at the field when approaching
the green flag.
4. Starts will not
be delayed for hot-lapping cars. Races may
be started with lagging cars. In any
event, the starter will decide when the
race should be started.
5. All cars
should remain in line in their proper
starting positions before the green flag
is thrown to start the race. Infractions
of this rule will result in the loss of
two (2) positions for each car passed
illegally, and/or fine of the driver.
6. When the green flag is thrown, the
race is on regardless of the position of
the cars on the track. Passing therefore
is allowed before reaching the starting
line, subject to the provisions of Rule 5
regarding passing before the green flag is
thrown to start the race.
eliminate delays, the starter may start
the race with a car out of position after
it has been brought to the driver’s
attention. The out of position car will be
set back two positions by the Scorer for
each out of line position.
car not taking the original green flag
must start at the rear of the field in
case of a restart.
9. In order to
receive prize money and points, one
MUST take the original
green flag in the event.
Caution, danger, slow the field.
When the yellow flag and/or lights are
displayed by the Starter, they apply to
the entire racetrack. All cars should hold
their position. There will be no passing
unless directed for a particular car, or
cars, by the officials.
the yellow, the driver of the lead car
will hold the pace the Starter desires and
the rest of the field will form a single
line behind the lead car.
driver of the lead car will be fined if
he/she does not reduce speed to comply
with the Starter’s command while running
under the yellow.
4. Any car that
STOPS for any reason
while running under the yellow or restart
flag will start at the rear of the field.
5. All restarts will be double file
restarts. The leader may choose the inside
or outside row. Once the leader has chosen
his row the field will line up double
file. The black flag with the orange
circle will shown to the field signaling
it is time to line up for the restart.
6. Any car
THAT STOPS TWICE AND BRINGS OUT
THE YELLOW FLAG in a Heat
race will not be restarted. Based on the
car count the Race Director may elect to
make this one stop during the Heat Races.
Should this be the case all drivers will
be informed at the driver's meeting.
7. Any car STOPPING TWICE
in any Main event will
not be restarted. At the Race Director's
discretion, this may be increased to three
stops. Should this be the case all drivers
will be informed at the driver's meeting.
8. If three or more cars are involved
in an accident on the first lap in turns 1
& 2 after the original green flag has been
thrown to start the race, all cars will
restart the in their original positions.
If two (2) or less cars are involved,
those cars will restart at the rear.
9. Entering the work area or pit area
for repairs is not considered as a
STOP on the racetrack. Any car
may enter the work area or pit area and
return to the race up to two (2) times.
The third time into the work area the car
will not be allowed to re-enter the race.
The speed limit in the work area
and pit area is 5 MPH. Any car
that exceeds the speed limit will not be
allowed to re-enter the race.
There will be no grace laps for the cars
involved in the yellow. When the track is
clear and the remaining cars have been
placed in their position the race will
Red and Yellow
Such flag shall be thrown in case of a
restart to direct cars to line-up for
another restart without bringing them to a
1. Such a flag may be thrown
to indicate a false start or to indicate
that a car has dropped out of the line-up
before the green flag has been thrown. In
the latter case cars will move up single
file to fill the gap and will not cross
Blue Flag with
Diagonal Yellow Strip:
Definition: Faster car(s) attempting to
1. The intent of this
flag is for a car not competitive with the
field to extend courtesy while being
Definition: DANGER. Stop as soon as safely
1. Any driver who
completes a full lap and passes the
starting line after the red flag has been
thrown will be fined $100.00 per lap.
2. Repairs can be made during the red
flag. They must be made in the designated
work area (staging areas) when the race is
stopped under a red flag. You can not work
on your racecar on the racetrack or in the
pits. If you work on your race car on the
track or in the pits you will be
3. When a red flag
is thrown the line-up for the restart will
be the same as it was at the finish of the
last green flag lap excluding cars which
were stopped on the track prior to the red
flag being thrown.
4. When the race
is stopped by a red flag and not restarted
for any reason, the official finish will
be the order of cars on the last green
flag lap, except for the cars involved in
Definition: Come into the pit area your
car has been disqualified from the race.
You will be given 3 laps
to acknowledge the black flag. After the
third lap, you will be accessed $100 per
lap as a fine. If you are black-flagged
for unsportsmanlike conduct Rule No. 4
under General Behavior will apply.
1. Complete failure to come into the
pit area in response to a black flag is
cause for being suspended for up to
ONE CALENDAR YEAR.
2. If an official determines that a
car has stopped on the track for purposes
of improving their position, that car will
3. The Starter
may show you a rolled up black flag. This
is only a warning.
Flag with an Orange Solid Circle Flag:
Definition: Double file restart flag. This
flag will be shown when the lineup is
correct and it is time to lineup in a
double file prior to the restart of the
Definition: Halfway point in the race.
1. The Starter may use any flags with
cloth held tightly to the handles,
displayed to drivers in a crossed manner.
Definition: One lap to go before black and
white checkered flag.
Race is finished.
1. Race has
officially ended as the cars cross the
finish line after the lead car gets the
checkered flag. If the yellow is thrown on
the white flag lap, resumption of the race
shall be indicated by waving of the white
and green flags simultaneously, indicating
one more lap before the checkered flag.
An official yellow or red flag will be
thrown at the discretion of the Starter
depending on the severity of the accident,
and the extent to which the track is
2. Cars damaged in an
accident may be ruled out of competition
by the Race Director or Tech Official .
All cars in
attendance will draw a number/pill.
There is a $40 entry/pill pick fee
for every car in each event. The
total number of cars will determine the
number of Heat Races. The field will be
divided to produce a minimum of 8 and a
maximum of 12 cars per heat race. The
number of Heat races is determined by the
Race Director. Heat races will be lined
straight up according to the numbers
drawn. Any car that is not present for the
pill draw will be lined up at the tail of
the last heat race. If there are
more than 24 cars in a division the top
four in the heat race will transfer to the
A Main. The balance of the cars
will transfer to the B Main and lineup
according to their finishing order in
their Heat Race.
STOCK, SUPER STOCK, STREET STOCKS – 6 LAPS
B MAIN EVENT – 10 Laps
PASSCAR A MAIN EVENTS
American Factory Stocks – 20 Laps
Street Stocks – 25 Laps
Super Stocks –
The winner of the
first heat race will start on the pole,
the winner of the second heat race will
start front row outside and so on
PRIOR TO THE INVERSION. The
inversion for each class will be
determined by a Driver by spinning the
wheel. The inversion will be either
2,4,6,8, straight up or full field. The A
Main will be from 20 to 24 car field. The
Officials may increase the field to a
maximum of 24 cars and scratch the B Main.
Cars transferring from the B Main will
line up behind the inverted field from the
Heat Races. All payouts and points
will only be awarded to the top 20 places
in the A Main Event.
After the official line-up for the Main
Event is posted, if a car scratches,
alternate starter(s) may be used, on their
finishing order in the Semi-Main Event.
The alternate starters shall start at the
rear of the field.
1. In an effort
to minimize yellow flag laps and thus
speed the show up for the participants and
more importantly the race fans, all
PASSCAR Drivers must have a one-way radio
raceiver or radio set to the race/scoring
2. The radios
will be used strictly for line-ups and
general information from the Scorer's and
Race Director only.
3. Radios are
to be provided by the Driver.
4. Drivers will
not be permitted on the track without a
radio and it must be on.
5. If a radio
is found to have 2 way communications, the
car and Driver will suspended for two
races and the Driver will be fined
$250.00. The fine must be paid in full
prior to participating in their next
6. Radios along
with ear buds can be purchased from Andy
Jones from the Oil Twins. You can find a
link on our website under "PASSCAR
RADIOS". Andy can also be reached at (909)
7. As a
courtesy to visiting non-member Driver's,
rental radios will be available. In order
to reserve a radio please contact Andy
Jones at (909) 670-9328.
The purses for the
Super Stocks, Street Stocks and Modifides
are posted on our website. The American
Factory Stocks will be run for Trophies
only. Any division that does not have a
minimum of 10 cars will be running for
Trophies only. All payouts will be mailed
the week after the event. In order to
receive your payout you must fill out a
current 1099 form and have on file with
2015 PASSCAR PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP
All PASSCAR Divisions (Street Stock, Super
Stocks and Factory Stocks) will decide
their season Championships in the
be a PASSCAR Member to participate in the
PASSCAR PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP.
Each Division will have seven Drivers
(SUPER SEVEN) Qualify for
the PASSCAR PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP Main
Event on OCTOBER 24, 2015 starting with
the first qualifying Main Event on MARCH
14th. The Super Seven can be increased
based on added events (Fair Race).
• Any Driver that wins one of the first
seven Qualifying Races will automatically
earn a spot in the PASSCAR PURSUIT
CHAMPIONSHIP Main Event on October 24th.
If a Driver cannot compete in the first
qualifying Main Event on March 14th, they
can enter the PASSCAR PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP
by being a member of PASSCAR and starting
their Pursuit on April 11th. After the
April 11th event the field for the pursuit
will be locked in. ANY DRIVER THAT
MISSES (does not enter the event and
attempt to qualify) MORE THAN ONE RACE
AFTER THEY HAVE ENTERED THE PURSUIT, WILL
BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THE PURSUIT.
It is in the Drivers best interest to
start the Pursuit on March 14th in case a
portion of the Super Seven is filled by
• If there is not seven
different winners of the Qualifying Races,
the remaining spots will be filled with
Drivers that have highest points during
the Qualifying Races that do not have a
• The SUPER SEVEN
will not have to run Heat Races in order
to earn their spot in the PASSCAR PURSUIT
CHAMPIONSHIP Main Event on October 24th.
The first seven starting spots for this
race will be as follows; The Driver that
has the most wins will start on the Pole.
Should there be a tie for most wins, the
tie will be broken based on points. The
remaining spots will be filled in the same
• Each PASSCAR PURSUIT
CHAMPIONSHIP Main Event will be 30 Laps.
• The highest finishing Driver at the
Checkered Flag in the PASSCAR PURSUIT
CHAMPIONSHIP Main Event from the SUPER
SEVEN WILL BE THAT'S DIVISIONS CHAMPION!
• EACH CHAMPION WILL
RECEIVE A $1,000 BONUS FOR WINNING THE
remaining positions of the Championship
will be decided on the final point
standings including points earned in
PASSCAR PURSUIT CHAMPIONSHIP Main Event.
CHAMPIONSHIP POINT SCHEDULE
Championship Points follow the Driver
ORDER - POINTS
1 - 60
3 - 54
4 - 51
6 - 45
7 - 42
9 - 36
10 - 33
12 - 29
13 - 27
15 - 23
16 - 21
18 - 17
19 - 15
The Heat Race winner will receive
5 bonus points, second place will receive
3 points and third place will receive 1
Any protest must be filed in writing with
the Race Director or Pit Steward
accompanied by a $100.00 cash deposit
for each contested rule infraction
within (30) minutes of the posting of the
program results. Protests will be settled
at the earliest convenience of PASSCAR.
Payoffs will not be made until all
protests are settled. The $100.00 per
infraction will be refunded only if
PASSCAR upholds the protest for each rule
infraction. Any protest that is
lost will not be refunded.
ENGINE PROTEST PROCEDURES:
ONLY A DRIVER THAT IS A MEMBER OF PASSCAR
CAN PROTEST AND REQUEST TO HAVE A MOTOR
TORE DOWN TO THE CRANKSHAFT FOR INSPECTION
OF ILLEGAL PARTS FOR A FEE OF $1,000.00
($200 TO PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY, $800 TO CAR
OWNER. THE DRIVER MUST HAVE FINISHED IN
THE TOP FIVE IN THE EVENT AND MUST HAVE
RACED IN THE PREVIOUS TWO A MAINS IN A
ROW. PROMOTER OR RACE DIRECTOR MAY ALSO
PROTEST ANY ENGINE. THE PROTEST MUST BE
REQUESTED AND CASH MUST BE PRESENTED TO
THE TECH DIRECTOR OR RACE DIRECTOR WITHIN
5 MINUTES AFTER CHECKERED FLAG AT THE TECH
PAD AREA. IF ILLEGAL, $800.00 WILL BE
RETURNED TO THE DRIVER CONTESTING THE CAR
AND $200.00 TO THE TRACK. REFUSAL OF TEAR
DOWN PENALTY WILL RESULT IN
DISQUALIFICATION, LOSS OF POINTS AND
PAYOUT FOR THAT EVENT.
and/or regulations set forth herein are
designed for the orderly conduct of racing
events and to establish minimum acceptable
requirements for such events. The rules
shall govern all entrants. NO EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT
FROM PUBLICATION 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 a participant,
spectator or official. The race director
shall be empowered to permit deviations
from any of the specifications, herein, or
impose any further restriction, that in
his opinion do not alter the minimum
acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT
FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS.
Any interpretation or deviations of these
rules is left to the discretion of the
officials. Their discretion is final.
If you have any questions please
call the office at (951) 940-0134. For
specific Tech questions please call Mike
Miller (PAS Tech Official) (760) 954-3342.
All Participants must be a member of
the Perris Auto Speedway PASSCAR
Association to receive Championship
points. After two events you must join
PASSCAR to participate.
There will be
a $40.00 entry fee per car per race. Money
will be collected at pill pick at the Pit
Situations may arise that are not
precisely covered in this rulebook. All
rulings and interpretations of the rules
included herein will be made by PASSCAR
Officials and their judgment will be
final. Failure to understand these rules
will not be accepted as an excuse.