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2016 Union County Fair Demolition Derby

Friday and Saturday August 26 th & 27 th

Presented By Baker Racing

Joshua & Beverly Baker

Rules And Regulations

1. Baker racing has the right to refuse any entry or spectator admittance.

2. All cars should be signed in and inspected at least 1hour before race time. Late fee of $100 will apply to drivers. This will help the derby to start on time.

3. An entry fee of $40 will charged for each car entered and $40 for each passenger. Fees must be paid prior to inspection. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET REGULATIONS.

4. All persons MUST sign entry form, insurance waiver, release form, pay entry fees, and purchase pit passes before entering pit areas.

5. All drivers and riders must be 18 years or older. Must be able to provide proof of age if asked for by officials. Anyone under 18 years old MUST have a parent or guardian sign a minor waiver and release form. NO EXCEPTIONS.

6. No alcohol allowed in the pits. This includes pit crews. If you or your pit crew is caught with alcohol you will be disqualified.

7. No harassing of the judges will be allowed at any time by drivers, passengers, crew members, or spectators. Failure to abide by this rule will cause a forfeit of drivers entry and or winnings and all involved will be removed from premises.

8. No hot-rodding in the pits! Keep it at an idle!

9. You must have at least a 15" x 15" roof sign with your car number on it.

10. You must make an aggressive hit every 60 seconds.

11. Any open door or second fire will be a cause for disqualification. If we run heats and this happens you will be allowed to fix it and return in the consolation.

12. Top three winning cars must remain on track until released by officials. Cars are subject to re-inspection before any prize money is handed out. Cars found illegal will be stripped of all prize money.

13. NO HITTING IN DRIVERS DOOR OR PASSENGER DOOR IF CAR HAS A PASSENGER IN IT. There is no using door as a shield also. If the hit is deemed to be careless or intentional you will be disqualified. If you use your door as a defense we will not enforce this rule.

14. SANDBAGGING IS NOT TOLERATED AND WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED! Locking up brakes prior to a hit for anything other than a drivers door (or passengers if a rider is present) will be a cause for disqualification.

15. If you think someone is sandbagging hit them with your car on the track.

16. Any questions or controversies will be discussed at drivers meeting.

17. All drivers must attend drivers Meeting.

18. All drivers must pick up winning and trophies at completion of event or they will be forfeited. They will not be available at a later date.

19. No reinforcements allowed other than specified below. Any metal added to car to reinforce the car is illegal.





1. You may use any car or station wagon except for imperials, suicide Lincolns, hearses or imperial sub-frames.

2. Must remove all glass, mirrors and plastic. Remove all decking in station wagons. Vehicles must be swept clean of all debris.

3. No sedagons or crease enhancements. Only body forming is pre-bending trunks on sedans for example tucking trunk lid into trunk. Need 2 holes in hood in case of fire and one in trunk for inspection.

4. Hoods must be 100% in stock location and must open for inspection.

5. You can remove anything from cars but cannot add anything unless stated.

6. Doors and trunks (or gates on wagons) can be welded 6 on 6 off with maximum 2" x 1/8" strapping.

7. You may use 2 pieces of 1" maximum all thread outboard of radiator in factory body mount holes. These may go from hood through frame in these positions. You can in addition to the all thread have a maximum of 4- " x 6" bolts secure hood (2 per side) for a maximum of 6 bolts holding hood including all thread. You can also use up to 6" long pieces of angle iron back to back with a bolt through them to hold hood in place of the 4- " bolts.

8. You may replace the front 2 body mounts at core support and 2 rear mounts in the back. All other mounts must remain stock. You may use maximum of 2 sticks of all thread in the front and rear body mount locations from trunk(or hood) through the frame.

9. Must have #9 wire, chain or piece of metal from cowl to top of car to prevent hood from entering inside of car.

10. No welding on frame except for mounting bumpers.

(A) All suspension should remain stock except for reinforcing tie-rods. Must start with factory tie-rod and strengthen from there.

(B) May use up to 2 twist in spring spacers per side to gain ride height (store bought only) or you can weld one piece of 2" strap per side from upper a-arm to frame to gain ride height. Suspension give is up to driver.

11. You can use #9 wire or weld a small piece of strap to hold coil springs to rear-end to prevent them from falling out. Leaf cars may use 4 single strands of #9 wire as leaf clamps or use factory leaf clamps. (No exceptions)




1. Any drive train allowed with the following criteria.

2. Only the lower stock engine mounts may be welded to cradle only. You may use two " thick spacers to raise engine to clear steering components but cannot exceed the rubber mount area. You can extend off back of cradle but nothing excessive. " flat plate only. (for example SBC in caddys or mopars)

3. No trans protectors, stock mounting only with use of stock cross members only. You can use a 2"x2"x" angle iron 4" long welded only to inside frame rail to mount your cross member. (for example a Chevy driveline in a ford) No other welding.

4. You may use any OEM auto rear-end of choice (Floaters ok) but no bracing or reinforcing. Only welding on rear is rear end gears or you may run a spool. You can weld different brackets on rear-end for example coil mounts on a leaf rear-end.

5. You may run a chain from rear end to frame but nothing through the body. 5/16" diameter chain maximum.

6. Aftermarket floor shifters, headers, and gas pedals allowed but none of which may strengthen car.

7. Engine cradles and pulley protectors ok. If you choose to run one on your motor you must cut dash out 3" wider then DP on both sides. THIS WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED

8. You may swap engines brands (For example Chevy in a Ford)

9. Any driveshaft and u-joint is allowed and may be cut and welded to length. (sliders ok)



1. You can have up to a 4 point cage (60" side bars max.) with 4 down tubes (Welded to body only NOT FRAME). You can also have a fuel tank protector but it cannot be as wide as interior of car.(MAKE IT WIDE ENOUGH TO PROTECT FUEL CELL NOT THE ENTIRE INSIDE OF CAR. DO NOT GO DOOR TO DOOR) You can also have a halo bar.

2. Gas tank and battery must be moved, secured and covered with fuel tank behind seat and maximum of 2 batteries mounted in passenger floor compartment. (NO PLASTIC FUEL TANKS) Nothing can be mounted in a way it strengthens car.

3. Trans coolers are allowed but have to be mounted in rear seat area and meet approval by officials.

4. You can run an aftermarket steering column or an OEM steering column and you can add one knuckle to factory column. If one is present already like on a ford you cannot add one.




1. Any OEM automobile bumper can be used. You may load bumpers as long as inspector can see it is a OEM bumper. No homemade bumpers or adding homemade points to bumpers (must start with a OEM)

2. Bumper shocks can be collapsed and welded. All shocks and brackets must be in stock location. Do not move (This means NO SHORTENED FRAMES). You can hard-nose bumpers. We dont want loose bumpers on the track.

3. You can weld bumper bracket to frame 4" from back of bumper, single pass only. In addition you may put 4 one 1" welds on back side of bracket or to weld shock inside frame.(example Crown Vics.)

Again all bumper brackets and shocks must be in stock location. If your car didnt come with a shock like the 71 Chevys you can use a 74-76 bracket mounted in stock location with stock bolts. No extra welding except what is listed above.

4. You can have one piece of chain from bumper to frame to prevent falling off or 2 strands of #9 wire per side from bumper to core support. (ONE NOT BOTH)



1. Forklift and skidder tires are allowed

2. Valve stem protectors are allowed, along with 7" aftermarket centers.

3. Liquid in tires is allowed. Studs and screws in rims to hold tires in place are also allowed. 16" or smaller tires and no split rims.





1. Same as big cars except as follows

2. Must be powered by four or six cylinder engine only.

3. Wheelbase must be 108 inches or less. NO EXCEPTIONS

4. No 4 wheel drive vehicles.

5. All mod minis must have a minimum of a 4 point cage. You can have a fuel tank protector and halo bar but that is optional.

6. Stock gas tank must be removed and a metal boat tank or homemade metal tank must be mounted in rear seat area and mounted with metal straps or bolted down well.

7. All lines under car must be steel lines or if running rubber lines they must be inside car.

8. If OEM bumper did not have brackets just bolts you can have homemade bumper brackets and they may go 6" maximum from back side of bumper and into sub frame. (DO NOT STUFF UNIBODY OR SUBFRAME WE WILL BE SCOPING THEM TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE NOT STUFFED) You can use any OEM bumper and you can load them. (NO HOMEMADE BUMPERS OR HOMEMADE POINTYS ADDED TO OEM BUMPERS) Brackets can be welded solid to uni-body.

9. No pipes over struts.

10. You may weld strut shaft to make car set up higher. (suspension give is up to drivers)

11. Absolutely no kickers.

12. Full frame minis can cold pitch frame and tilt bodies maximum of 6". All cars can also have all thread from hood through uni-body 2 in front and 2 in rear as well.



1. 108" Wheelbase or less FWD only. (NO FRAMERS)

2. Bumpers must remain stock that came with car and unaltered. No welding or reinforcing. (NO STUFFING UNIBODIES WE WILL BE SCOPING THEM) You can have 2 strands of #9 wire per side from bumper to core support to keep bumper from falling off.

3. Doors, hood, and trunks must be held shut with chain or #9 wire only. Absolutely no welding.

4. You can have a maximum of 4 point cage that does not extend more than 12" behind seat. You can have fuel tank protector but it can only be wide enough to protect fuel cell. (NOT DOOR TO DOOR). You can also have a halo bar.

5. Fuel tank must be removed and a metal boat tank or homemade metal tank mounted in rear seat area. Battery (Maximum of 2) needs to be mounted in passenger floorboard.

6. Suspension needs to remain stock other than you can weld strut shaft to make car sit higher.

7. You can have any tires you desire.



1. Any regular electric power wheel is allowed. No 4 wheeler type vehicles allowed. Childs legs must be in a compartment. Ride in not ride on.

2. Kids 3- 10 years of age may participate. There are two age groups: 3-5 and 6-10.

3. Helmets must be worn.

4. Vehicle is allowed to have up to a 12v. Lawn mower battery which cannot be mounted in the passenger seat and battery must be secured and sealed away from the child.

5. All doors and tailgates must be strapped shut. No sharp edges. Use zip ties or duct tape or other flexible products for making them stay shut.

6. Tires can be wrapped in duct tape to keep them from breaking.

7. Motor must remain stock. Only modification is the lawn mower battery.

8. You can add decorations like headers etc. but they cannot reinforce car.

If anyone has an interest in a stock based minivan heat please let me know your input on it. If we can get at least 4 to commit to running we will run a heat Friday and be 100% payback with trophies.


Any questions feel free to contact Joshua Baker at 618-697-0743, on face-book, or email at:




Stock big cars Stock Mini Cars Mod. Mini Cars

1st $1000.00 1st $500.00 1st $1000.00

2nd $500.00 2nd $250.00 2nd $500.00

3rd $200.00 3rd $100.00 3rd $200.00