Cars will operate under 2017 DIRT Sportsman rules.
Novice drivers will still be allowed to use the old style
rev box with the proper chip!
Novice competitors may also use 2014 DIRT Sportsman
Optional open motor at 5800 chip and 2650 lbs.
94 Maximum Octane Standard Pump Gasoline, and VP D-98
will be the only fuels allowed.
First time rookie competitors in the Novice
Sportsman class who move up to the DIRT Sportsman class
after July 11th 2017 will still retain their Rookie of the
Year status in the DIRT Sportsman class for 2017.
Novice that move up to Sportsman in the middle of the season
will start tail in the Sportsman for the remainder of the
season (Based on discretion of track).
Four Bangers and Street Stocks will be allowed and
encouraged to run the Novice Sportsman class on the same
night as their regular class.
Special awards will be handed out at the end of year
banquet for the top Novice Sportsman drivers with their
best 12 finishes based off of the DIRT 60 point system.
The Novice Sportsman class is not mandatory for new
Sportsman competitors. Rookies who feel that they are ready
for the DIRT Sportsman class are more than welcome to start
in the DIRT Sportsman class.
the event that track management deems a competitor over
competitive, the track reserves the right to request that he
or she moves up to the DIRT Sportsman class.
who have drove Sportsman in the past who have struggled are
allowed to move back down to compete.
cars with 6 wins in the season will be mandated to move up
to the Regular DIRT Sportsman.
The 2017 Champion will be required to move up to
Regular DIRT Sportsman for the 2017 season.