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Truck Pull Rules

General Rules

  • Double hooks will be permitted depending on the amount of entries

  • Floating finishes for pull offs only

  • All vehicles must be driven in a safe manner on & off the track

  • Winners of any class are subject to being checked

  • If any truck found violating any rules, registration & payback will be forfeited

  • 75 foot rule means; truck must make a valid attempt to stop before 75 foot mark

  • All trucks must have a safe hitch point

  • All trucks must go through inspection

  • All drivers must have a valid drivers license

  • Drives must be 16 with parental waiver signed

  • All trucks must have working brakes

  • ALL DRIVERS MUST WEAR HELMETS (must be approved by tech)

  • Fire suit for all drivers above stock build

  • Must have working fire extinguisher in cab

  • If the truck breaks down:  THE DRIVER OR THE PULLING TEAM WILL HOOK TRUCK TO LOADER TO BE MOVED OFF TRACK.  HILLSDALE COUNTY FAIR WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGE TO TRUCK

  • If you have to drop a class; drop before class starts and you will get your money back

Causes For Disqualification

  • Loss of anything from vehicle sucks as weights, parts

  • Loss of safety equipment or failure of safety equipment to function

  • Excessive loss of liquid or steady stream from vehicle

  • Illegal fuel

  • Any part of vehicle out of bounds – start to finish

  • Unsafe operation of any vehicle in pits or on the track.  No ole shots or excessive speed

  • Intoxication of any driver or pit crew.  Any alcohol odor on driver’s breath

  • Illegal equipment

  • Leaving the starting line under red flag

  • Un-sportsmanlike conduct

  • All of the above rules will be strongly enforced for your safety and others

CLASS 1

4X4 Small Block Stock 6500# Max

(hanging weights allowed, SECURED)

  • Must be a small block (351m is a big block)

  • Must be pump gas 93 octane or less.  No racing fuel, no alcohol, no E85

  • No nitrous, no bottles, no propane

  • Must have 2-inch travel on front and rear suspension

  • Must have factory wheel base

  • Hanging weights allowed 6500# Max

  • Tool boxes must be empty and fastened securely

  • Street legal tires (DOT approved), no cut tires

  • No ladders, bars or air bags

  • 24-inch hook point height (top of hitch)

  • ONLY 1 of these 3 modifications are accepted in this class:

    • Intake and carbureator

    • Headers

    • Camshaft

  • Must have u-joint covers and drive shaft loops.  NO CHAINS OR STRAPS

  • MUST HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN CAB

CLASS 2

4X4 Big Block Stock 6800# Max

(hanging weights allowed, SECURED)
 

  • SAME rules apply as small block class (Class 1)

  • Hanging weights allowed 6500# Max

  • No modified truck allowed.  STOCK MEANS STOCK!

  • Must have u-joint covers and drive shaft loops.  NO CHAINS OR STRAPS

  • MUST HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN CAB

CLASS 3

2 Wheel Drive 5200# 1 ton rear or less

 

  • OEM cast iron production engine only

  • Cast iron heads, no aluminum heads

  • 478 cubic inch or less

  • 4150, 4160 holly flange, no dominators, barry grants, no split carbs

  • Naturally aspirated engines only

  • SFL approved harmonic balancer or 360 degree cover SFL approved harmonic balancer or 360 degree cover

  • Gas only, no alcohol, no E85, no fuel additives

  • 1 ton and lug rear end

  • Dual disc clutches are allowed

  • 36” minimum hook point from center line of rear axle

  • 30” maximum height of hook point

  • Weights not to extend more than 60” from center line of front tires

  • Rigid suspension permitted

  • MAX tire size is 36x12.50 DOT ADVERTISED

  • All u-joints and chains to be covered 360” loop

  • Must have working kill switch

  • Blow proof bell housing ¼” steel around bell housing.  Auto transmission needs SFI approved blanket with flywheel cover.  All bolts must be in the bell housing.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Batteries in cab must be covered

  • Must have hitch point protection

  • Driveshaft loop to be rigid.  NO CHAINS OR STRAPS

  • MUST HAVE WORKING FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN CAB

  • Single transmission.  No double transmission or transfer case/drop box

  • MAX WHEELBASE 140” (center of front wheel to center of rear wheel)

  • NO part of hitch to extend forward of center line of rear wheel axle

CLASS 4

Hot/Modified Street Legal 6500# Max (weights)

 

  • Must be street legal

  • 477 cubic inch limit

  • Must be pump gas 93 octane or less.  No racing fuel, no alcohol, no E85

  • No nitrous, no bottles, no propane

  • Must have factory wheel base

  • 6500# Max added weights allowed

  • Street legal tires (DOT approved), no cut tires

  • MAX tire size is 36x12.50 DOT ADVERTISED

  • 24 inch hook point height (top of the hitch)

  • All 3 modifications from Class 1 are allowed in the class

  • MUST HAVE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN CAB

CLASS 5

4X4 Modified 6500# Max

(weights)
 

  • Racing gas permitted (no methanol, no alcohol, no E85)

  • No Nitrous, no bottles.  Altered wheel base & blocked suspension allowed

  • 6500# Max may have added secure weights

  • Max hitch height 24”

  • Naturally aspirated engines, no after market fuel injection.  850 DFM dual pump carb max

  • Ladder bars permitted

  • Must have working kill switch

  • No springs required, must be safely fabricated

  • Any DOT approved tires, no cut tires

  • Drive shaft hoops, front and rear

  • Radiator must be ahead of motor behind grill

  • Standard transmission must have blow proof bell housing

  • Blow proof bell housing ¼” steel around bell housing, auto transmission needs SFI approved blanket with flywheel cover.  All bolts must be in the bell housing.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • 24” hitch height

  • Reese type or pulling type hitches, no bumper hitches.  Must be rigid in all directions

  • Minimum 3.5 hold in hitch.  No vertical hitches

CLASS 6

2 Wheel Drive 5800# 1 ton rear or less

 

  • OEM cast iron production engine only

  • Cast iron heads, no aluminum heads

  • 478 cubic inch or less

  • 4150, 4160 holly flange, no dominators, barry grants or split carbs

  • Naturally aspirated engines only

  • SFL approved harmonic balancer or 360 degree cover SFL approved harmonic balancer of 360 degree cover

  • Gas only, no alcohol, no E85, no fuel additives

  • 1 ton 8 lug rear end

  • Dual disc clutches are allowed

  • 36” minimum hook point from center line of rear axel

  • 30” maxi height of hook point

  • Weights not to extend more than 60” from center line of front tires

  • Rigid suspension permitted

  • MAX tire size in 36x12.50 DOT ADVERTISED

  • All u-joints and chains to be covered 360 degree loop

  • Must have working kill switch

  • Blow proof bell housing ¼” steel around bell housing.  Auto transmission needs SFL approved blanket with flywheel cover.  All bolts must be in the bell housing.  NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Batteries in cab must be covered

  • Must have hitch point protection

  • Driveshaft loop to be rigid.  NO CHAINS OR STRAPS

  • MUST HAVE WORKING FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN CAB

  • Single transmission.  No double trans or transfer case/drop box

  • MAX WHEELBASE 140” (center of front wheel to center of rear wheel

  • No part of hitch to extend forward of center line of rear axle

 

CLASS 7

4X4 Diesel 8500# Max, 2.5 Turbo

 

  • 2.5 turbo, clean air inlet

  • 30” hitch height max

  • DOT approved tires, no cut tires

  • TURN UPS MANDITORY, no turn up …..  no hook

CLASS 8

4X4 Modified 6500#

(weights)

  • Same Tech rules apply as class 5

  • 6500# Max weight

  • Must have working kill switch

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