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SOUTHERN ALL STAR DIRT RACING SERIES TECHNICAL BULLETIN #2


2016 Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Shock & Suspension Rules

FAYETTEVILLE, TN—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series 2016 Shock & Suspensions rules are posted on the Southern All Stars website at www.sasdirt.com.  These are the current guidelines for the season, but adjustments & amendments can be made at anytime.


Shocks & Suspension Rules:

A. These shocks have been banned from competition with the Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series in 2016.
1. Thru-rods style.
2. Crossover, in which two shocks work in tandem
3. Shocks adjusted electronically via cell phone apps
4. Penske‟s Cambridge University-developed inerter shock
B. No cockpit or driver adjustable shocks, hydraulic or pneumatic weight jack, trackers, MSD boxes or similar adjustable components of any kind are permitted. Taping over of any adjuster is not permitted. The offending component must be removed from the cockpit. No data acquisition devices allowed.
C. Once the accurate terminology is finalized to explain the new limitations, a technical bulletin will be issued and the series rulebook updated.
D. Shocks will be checked not just during pre race tech, but may also be checked at anytime by Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series Officials, after qualifying, heat races, B Mains and feature event.
E. STANDARD LATE MODEL SUSPENSIONS ONLY. NO SPRING LOADED OR SHOCK TYPE 4 BAR RODS. ONLY STANDARD SOLID BAR 4 BAR RODS. NO TORSION BAR FRONT OR REAR SUSPENSION. SWAY BAR OK.
F. STANDARD ONE PIECE BIRD CAGES, NO SPLIT BIRD CAGES.
G. STANDARD LATE MODEL SUSPENSIONS EQUALS, 1 SHOCK PER WHEEL, EXCEPT LEFT REAR. LEFT REAR IS ALLOWED TWO SHOCKS, ONE IN FRONT OF REAR END, AND 1 BEHIND. SHOCKS MUST BE MOUNTED VERTICLE TO AXLE TUBE, NOT HORIZONTAL.

Further information on the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series can be obtained by calling General Manager Lynn Acklin at (256) 924-4546 or you can log on to the official series website at www.sasdirt.com . Also, LIKE the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series on Facebook or be a FOLLOWER on Twitter @SASDIRT.