I snapped a few
some Rangers during contingency at the 2009 BITD Terrible's 250 in Primm Nevada. I thought I would put them on a page
under their class heading to give you an idea of some of the trucks I saw
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photos to enlarge them.
I also noted some class specs for each
class, but here's a quick overview:
- Modified stock components. Boxed arms, reinforced frames, fiberglass
fenders, but about the same travel as 7300.
- Unlimited except for track width and has to be a six cylinder
motor and look like a truck. Mini-trophy trucks.
Stock Mini - Stock control arms, no frame reinforcement, open shocks, no
fiberglass. As stock as you can get.
Prerunner (1800) - Open. Must meet safety requirements only. No payback,
but this is where you see V8 Rangers.
7100 - Stock Production Mini or Mid-Sized Trucks / SUV:
front wheel travel is 12 inches.
must be one delivered in the vehicle or one that is available (with the
provisions listed herein) from the manufacturer / importing distributor
with a maximum of six cylinders. Engine must be available to the general
public of the U.S.A. Maximum engine displacement is Stock production
4300cc or modified 3000cc (187.5ci). Rotary piston engines are not
permitted. Engine block must be of the same type of material as that of
the block originally delivered in that particular chassis body
combination. Water and vapor injection is not permitted. Engine location
must be the stock mounting location as delivered from the manufacturer
plus or minus 1-inch. This will be measured from the front spindle
centerline to the back of the block.
transmission that is listed and delivered by the manufacturer may be used.
Any shifter may be used.
openings in fenders may be enlarged a maximum of 3 inches for tire
clearance but must retain their original bodylines. Fenders may be flared
Random Class 7100 Suspension Pics:
7200 - Mini-Trick Truck Unlimited Trucks / SUV:
is limited to a six cylinder. Engine may be relocated as needed on
chassis, there are no placement restrictions. Turbochargers and
Superchargers are allowed.
must resemble a truck or SUV and must have emblem of manufacture of
type of truck (ie. Ford Oval, Chevy bowtie, Honda H…) Track width is
limited to 85 inches as measured from outside of tire to outside of tire.
Random Class 7200 Suspension Pics:
Class 7300 -
Pure Stock Production Min or Mid-Size Pick-Up
class is a pure stock production class. All components must remain stock
as delivered from the manufacturer unless otherwise stated within.
Manufacturer’s body, chassis, engine, transmission, and differentials
must be retained.
and rear suspension components must remain stock manufacturer, shape, size
and configuration as originally produced and installed on the chassis to
which it is attached. All suspension components must remain in the
original stock locations and retain the original stock mounting methods.
All components will be original manufacturer’s' design and remain stock
as delivered from the manufacturer.
maximum of two shocks per wheel is permitted. Shock locations are optional
but shocks or shock mounts must not protrude the floor, hood, or bed of
vehicle. Remote mounted shocks, coil-over shocks or air shocks are not
permitted. Moveable bump stops are not permitted.
engine may be used providing that it is listed as standard equipment or an
option for that model of vehicle in that particular year of production.
Engine must have a maximum of six cylinders with a maximum displacement of
4300cc. Stock block and heads must be utilized as delivered by the
manufacturer but may be modified. All internal components are open.
transmission may be used providing it is produced by the vehicle
manufacturer for that model of vehicle. (ie; A Ford Ranger must use a
transmission manufactured by Ford for an Ranger.)
is an open class designed more for the trucks that have been
built such as prerunners that doesn't fit in the other classes. This class
doesn't race for contingency points.
saw this truck on a trailer for sale. The owner wanted $85,000. No, I
didn't add to many zeros.