2019 RULE CHANGES FOR USAC/CRA, SOUTHWEST, AND WEST COAST
By Lance Jennings
DECEMBER 14, 2018...
Officials with the Western Office of the United States Auto
Club (USAC) have issued a list of changes for competition with
the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, Sands Chevrolet USAC
SouthWest Sprint Cars, and USAC West Coast Sprint Cars in
COCKPIT ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION PARTS: After a one
year hiatus, cockpit adjustable suspension parts are returning
to the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars. In 2019, cockpit
adjustable suspension parts WILL BE ALLOWED with the Sands
Chevrolet USAC SouthWest AND USAC West Coast Sprint Cars.
GUARANTEED TIME IN WORK AREA: When there are five laps or
less remaining in the feature event, there is now no
guaranteed time in the work area. This applies to the AMSOIL
USAC/CRA, Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest, and USAC West Coast
FRONT AXLE TETHER SYSTEMS: Front Axle
Tether Systems ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL CARS in USAC Sprint Car
competition. The tether system includes two straps to the
chassis and one strap from king pin to king pin.
CONTAINMENT SEATS: Full containment seats ARE MANDATORY FOR
ALL CARS in USAC Sprint Car competition.
Chassis requirements and specifications will remain the same
as stated in thee 2018 rule book.
on Car Entrant points, competitors with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA
and Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will get 2
provisionals for the 2019 season. Car Owners MUST BE MEMBERS
in order to receive Car Entrant points and no more than 2
provisionals will be available per night.
Western Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, February 16th at
the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The
Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino is located at 129 East Fremont
Street and more details are coming soon.