All OPEN tractors must be stock appearing. All hoods, grills, fenders and frame must be stock appearing for make and model being pulled. Tractor must have a stock block or its factory replacement.
A wide front-end is required for all competition tractors.
No pressurized fuel tanks are permitted in this class.
Water for cooling purposes of the turbo will be permitted. No types of accelerants or oxygen extenders or the like will be permitted.
Tractors must be equipped with steel hitching devices not more than 1.5” thick with a 3.5” diameter opening. Cross sectional thickness must be measured 1” min. to 1.5” max. Pulling point must not be more than 1.5” from back edge of the pulling device.
Tractors must hitch to a stationary draw bar with a max. 20” height and a minimum of 18” from the center of the rear axle to the hitch point, a clevis is not permitted.
Any loss of weights or excess fluids or any part of the tractor during the pull will result in a disqualification. Tarp straps are not allowed anywhere on the tractor.
OEM stock intake and exhaust manifolds must be used for that series engine (alterations for turbo mounting ONLY are allowed).
A single turbo-charger ONLY is permitted. There is no size restriction on the turbo-charger.
Cut tires permitted.
All tractors must have wheelie bars that are able to support the weight of the tractor.
Front weights may not extend more than 13’ from center of rear axle to the front of weights. Rear weights may not extend more than 6” past rear tires and may not interfere with hooking device or ability to hook and unhook the tractor from the sled.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT (NOTE: A true farm stock tractor operating at no more than 10% over manufacturer’s RPM specifications is released from the safety equipment requirement). -Tractors must have steel engine side shields. -Tractors must use an approved blanket on the transmission and clutch area. -All engine fans must be shrouded with factory shroud or 1/16” thick steel shroud. -All tractors must have a safety kill switch or an air shutoff. -Each tractor must have a 2.5# dry chemical fire extinguisher accessible to the driver while operating the tractor.
The exhaust MUST discharge vertically and MUST have two (2) Grade 5 cross bolt (3/8”) in the exhaust elbow or pipe. Bolts must be installed 90 degrees to each other and within one (1) inch of each other as close to turbo as possible.
Driver must wear a motor sport designed helmet. (Snell 80 or higher).
All drivers must wear leather shoes and long pants.
No more than one person is permitted on the tractor at any time.
Driver must remain seated and have at least one hand on the wheel at all times. Driver may not leave the seat of the tractor while it is running.