Cars will operate under 2016 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 2016 will still retain their Rookie of the
Year status in the DIRT Sportsman class for 2017.
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 eight finishes based off of the DIRT 60 point system.
If a car is entered in both DIRT Sportsman and Novice
Sportsman class with two different drivers, the car will be
subject to an additional $25 entry fee.
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.
feature winner from the previous week will start no higher
than 10th for the next week. If feature winners
wins two in a row, the driver will start tail in the next
feature. Final evening will be time trials with a
heads up start after heats. Previous weeks winner will
not have to start 10th. (Rev. after printing of 2016
cars with 6 wins in the season will be mandated to move up
to the Regular DIRT Sportsman.
The 2016 Champion will be required to move up to
Regular DIRT Sportsman for the 2017 season.