Eastside Speedway

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Waynesboro, VA

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Rules and Procedures

Driver Apparel: All drivers will wear approved fireproof gloves, jacket, pants or a full drivers suit.

Rulebook Disclaimer:  The rules and regulations set forth at Eastside Speedway are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of races and to establish the acceptable requirements for such events.  No express or implied warranty of safety shall result from the publication of or compliance with these rules or regulations. They are intended as a guideline for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator, or official.  Any person entering the restricted area known as the pit area is required to sign the waiver and release, and is considered a participant.

The race director shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications in the rules or impose any further restrictions 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 deviation is left to the discretion of speedway officials.  Decision of speedway officials is final, there is no appeal.


1. After an altercation between drivers on the speedway, a driver that confronts another driver either at his car or in the pits thus causing a disturbance will be suspended for a period of time determined by speedway officials.

 2. All race cars will enter the speedway by the entrance in the fourth turn.  All race cars will exit the speedway by way of the first turn.

 3. Speed limit in the pit area and the infield area is 15 MPH for all motorized vehicles.  No person without a  valid drivers license will operate a golf cart or ATV.  All ATV’s and Golf carts will be registered.  A $10.00 fee is required and a release and agreement must be signed.  Must display a valid 2015 decal.  The owner and driver of the ATV or golf cart is responsible for any injury or damage caused by his vehicle.

 4. Line-ups for the warm-ups, time trials, and races will be posted at the scales.  It is the drivers responsibility at know when he is supposed to be lined up to go on the track.  Failure to be on the track when it is time for your class to race will result in your starting at the rear or being disqualified.

 5. If you have a body panel that needs to be pulled off a tire or removed it must be done on the track on the front stretch on the apron.  Can be performed by one crew member or a speedway official.

 6. If you have a flat tire stop in the top of a turn, a caution will be displayed, proceed to the frontstretch pit road and you will be given one courtesy lap.

 7. All cars are not required to complete the first lap of an event under the green flag for the race to be officially started.  Speedway will determine when or if a complete restart is in order.

 8. Vehicles that spin-out three times or are involved in three total altercations will be disqualified for the remainder of the event.

 9. If you are black flagged you must leave the racing surface immediately.  Failure to do so will result in disqualification or suspension.

 10. Any vehicle not obeying the move over flag will be moved to the rear or disqualified.

 11. Any vehicle deemed unsafe or a hazard will be black flagged.

 12. The following are race procedure discretion calls made by speedway officials concerning accidents on the speedway.

… Speedway officials will determine the vehicles that are considered to be directly involved in the accident.  Repairs to damaged vehicles will be done in the infield or pits.  Any vehicle leaving the racing surface will restart in the rear of field.  Only the pulling of a fender or body part may take place on the speedway under caution.   Vehicles initially involved in the accident will restart in the rear of the field.  This is a discretion call made by speedway officials and all decisions are final.  Those involved but not initially involved or spinning to avoid the accident will reclaim the position in which they were running in prior to the accident provided they have not left the racing surface.

… If you were deemed to be the cause of the accident but did not become directly involved you will be relegated to the rear on the restart.

… If you go to the pit either during a caution flag or a red flag situation you will go to the rear.

 13. The race is ready to start or restart when all the traffic lights are off.  This may happen in the middle of a caution period, pay attention to traffic lights.

 14. Event starts and restarts: The initial start of the race is side by side at the pylon coming out of turn four.  Restarts are single file and are green  flagged within 50 feet of the same pylon in single file.  No passing can take place until passing the pylon. No jumping positions on a restart.  Race leader must maintain a moderate speed.  If the race leader bogs the field down the green will be displayed and the race is started.   

 15. Any driver driving in a dangerous manner will be black flagged and possibly suspended.

 16. A driver can time trial one car in a class.  If a driver starts the race in a car that he did not qualify in he will start in the rear.  

 17. When the flagman initially starts the race, and the green flag waves, the race has officially started, regardless of a lap being completed or not.  Once the race is green flagged you can not change cars and receive points for the second car.

 18. A driver changing the class he normally runs in, that change must be approved by speedway officials.

 19. Point standings will be posted at the scales prior to the start of the race each week.  If there is a problem with your points you have one race to report it.

 20. It is a drivers responsibility to check in at the scales every week prior to the start of practice.  Be sure you are included in the evenings activities.

 21. It will be posted at the scales if cautions will count in a particular race or not.

 22. All cars will carry a 2 ½ pound fire extinguisher.

 23. No in car radios.  Check class rules as to the requirement of a transponder and raceceiver.

 24. Speedway reserves the right to inspect any part on any car at any time.  If you file a protest to inspect a competitors car or engine, you will be required to have the same items inspected on your car or engine by speedway officials.  If a car or engine fails post race inspection the driver will forfeit all money won, all points earned that night and the possibility of losing all points for the season.  A fine may be imposed in addition to all other penalties.  Protest fees in cash must be delivered to Gary Mizer within 10 minutes of the completion of the race that the protested car competed in.  A protest is only accepted from  drivers finishing within three positions behead the protested driver.

 25. Eastside Speedway reserves the right to add weight to any car or make of car in any class at any time for any reason.   Speedway may find it necessary to handicap one or more vehicles in any particular class in order to make competition more equal for all participants in that class.

 26. Eastside Speedway reserves the right to refuse admission to any person at any time for any reason.  Behavior displayed that is deemed  detrimental to the management of said speedway or to the sport of stock car racing will result in your being barred from admission onto the grounds of Eastside Speedway.

 27. Protest fees:  Pull head, intake, and carb - $250.00 Fee, Track keeps $50.00.  Pull carburetor and inspect - $75.00 Fee, Track keeps$25.00.   Check camshaft - $100.00 Fee, Track keeps $25.00.   Complete teardown which includes all the above – Complete teardown $500.00.