Linkages shall be tight and in good working order, especially throttle return springs.
Wiring: shall not interfere with moving components and all connections shall be tight.
Gas lines shall be in good condition and all connections tight.
Fluid levels: Check oil, coolant and transmission fluid levels. It is recommended that oil be changed prior to Driver's Education events. Know the appropriate fluid levels for your vehicle. Overfilling with oil may be advisable for certain vehicles.
Cleanliness: the engine should be free from excessive grease, oil and dirt. No substantial leakage of fluids will be allowed.
The battery shall be adequately secured in its holder. Replacement hold down devices must be equal to or better than the original.
General: All loose objects (jack, tools, etc.) shall be removed. Items left in the trunk shall be adequately secured.
D.Interior & Helmets
Seat belts: All vehicles must be equipped with a lap belt and a shoulder belt for the driver. If the vehicle has a front passenger seat installed, it must also have a lap and shoulder belt. Belts must be equal to or better than the factory original as supplied in that model vehicle and be in proper working order. Where installation is other than factory original, the belt mounting must be anchored securely with large diameter washers or plates on both sides of the mounting holes. Swivels must have the eye bolts welded closed. Driver and passenger seats shall have the same restraint system. Five point competition belts are recommended on all vehicles except for those in the Street classes and open vehicles without roll bars.
Seats must be securely anchored. Passenger seatbacks without locking devices shall be suitably secured. One piece race seats are recommended for all vehicles except for those in the Street classes.
Helmets: All entrants must wear a helmet carrying a Snell Memorial Foundation approval (M or SA) which has the current available Snell rating or the one previous Snell rating. For example if Snell 2005 is the most current rating available, a Snell 2005 or Snell 2000 is approved. The helmet shell must have no structural damage. The padding must be intact. The chinstrap must not be frayed, and the strap attachments must be operable and securely attached. Face shields, when used, must be made of polycarbonate plastic or the equivalent and must be in good condition.
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