New 2018 insurance regulations
affect all minors who wish to
enter the pit area.

Click icon for details

Competitor Information
An (Ohio) competition license is required for all competitors in all competition divisions.
Unless otherwise specified, all rules are per the (Ohio) racing rulebook.

Antique Division
1. Board Trackers

This division follows the 1920s-era Vintage Class A rules in the 2018 racing rulebook.

▶Acceptable Configurations: Single-cylinder or V-twin air-cooled four-stroke pocket-valve (intake-over-exhaust), side-valve, or overhead valve board-track and dirt track racing engines built prior to 1930.

▶Brakes: Brakes are not permitted. If the motorcycle is equipped with a coaster brake – as many early racers were – the brake must be disabled in a secure manner. This may involve securing the pedal cranks to the frame to prevent brake operation.

▶Carburetor: Era Correct*, original or reproduction. Shebler Deluxe, Linkert M Series, or barrel-type are allowed.

▶Engine: Era Correct*, original or reproduction. As approved for AMA Professional Class A competition.

▶Engine, cases: Era Correct*, original or reproduction.

▶Engine, clutch: Countershaft or crankshaft clutches are allowed.

▶Engine, cylinder: Era Correct*, original or reproduction.

▶Engine, head: Era Correct*, original or reproduction.

▶Engine, transmission: Era Correct*. True Class A motorcycles did not have transmissions, so the use of transmissions is discouraged. If the motorcycle has a transmission, it must be locked in one gear.

▶Exhaust: Era Correct*.

▶Frame: Era Correct*, original or reproduction, rigid style only. Period style, stock style, modified stock style, full-loop short-coupled style racing frame or keystone-style racing frames are allowed. Welded tube frames are not permitted.

▶Frame, forks: Era Correct*, original or reproduction stock style, spring-type, rigid truss-style, leaf-spring style, or Merkel type are allowed. Hydraulic shocks or dampening are not permitted.

▶Frame, seat: Era Correct*. No modern seats are permitted.

▶Frame, shocks: Rigid rear suspension only.

▶Handlebars: Era Correct*, original or reproduction, dropped style only. No flat track bars are permitted. All handlebars must drop below the horizontal plane of the top of the triple clamps, and not exceed 35 inches in width.

▶Ignition: Era Correct*. Original type magneto or period battery ignition with points are allowed. Electronic ignitions are not permitted.

▶Restrictors: None.

▶Rim, front: WM2, 1.85” maximum width. Wire spoke type only. Clincher rims or drop-center rims are allowed.

▶Rim, rear: WM2, 1.85” maximum width. Wire spoke type only. Clincher rims or drop-center rims are allowed.

▶Rolling Starts: All Class A races will begin with a rolling start.

▶Tank, fuel: Era Correct*.

▶Tank, oil: Era Correct*.

▶Tire, front: 28” x 2Ό” ribbed racing tires, 21” x 3” Avon-style ribbed Speedmaster tires, button tread or Non-Skid clincher tires are allowed.

▶Tire, rear: 28” x 2Ό” ribbed racing tires, 21” x 3” Avon-style ribbed Speedmaster tires, button tread or Non-Skid clincher tires are allowed.


Vintage Divisions
2. 1960s-Era 250cc/360cc

▶250cc-360cc single-cylinder, four-stroke engines only; must be from 1976 or earlier.

▶No brakes are allowed.

▶Competitors must be at least 14 years of age on the day of the event.


3. 1970s-Era 250cc/360cc

▶250cc-360cc engines of any configuration.

250cc engines must be from 1984 or earlier.

360cc engines must be from 1976 or earlier.

▶Rear brake is required.

▶Competitors must be at least 14 years of age on the day of the event.


4. 1970s-Era Singles+Open Twins

▶This division awards District 16 points for the "Vintage+Twins" class.

▶Twin-cylinder engines, two-stroke or four-stroke; may be from any year (including current).

▶Single-cylinder engines, two-stroke or four-stroke; must be from 1979 or earlier.

Single-cylinder two-stroke engines may be any displacement.

Single-cylinder four-stroke engines with two-valve heads may be any displacement.

Single-cylinder four-stroke engines with four-valve heads must be 400cc or smaller. (four-valve engines above 400cc may compete in the 1980s-Era Singles class).

▶Rear brake is required.

▶Competitors must be at least 18 years of age on the day of the event.


5. 1980s-Era Singles

▶This division awards District 16 points for the "80s Singles" class.

▶Single-cylinder engines only, two-stroke or four-stroke; must be from 1989 or earlier.

Twin-cylinder engines may compete in the 1970s-Era Singles+Open Twins division.

▶Rear brake is required.

▶Competitors must be at least 18 years of age on the day of the event.


Modern Divisions
6. 85cc Youth

▶This division awards District 16 points for the 85cc class.

▶Engines must be 65cc-85cc displacement.

▶Competitors must be at least 7 years of age and not more than 15 years of age on the day of the event.


7. 250cc Modern

▶This division awards District 16 points for the 250cc Amateur class.

▶Engines must be 125-250cc displacement.

▶Must be full-sized motorcycle (no pit bikes) that are set up for flat track competition.

▶Per regulations, racers must be at least 12 years of age on the day of event.


8. Open Modern

This division awards District 16 points for the Open Amateur class.

▶Engines must be at least 250cc displacement.

▶Must be full-sized motorcycle (no pit bikes) that are set up for flat track competition.

▶Per regulations, racers on 251cc and larger motorcycles must be at least 14 years of age on the day of the event;

▶Per regulations, racers on 250cc motorcycles must be at least 12 years of age on the day of event.


9. Senior

▶This division awards District 16 points for the Senior class.

▶Must be full-sized motorcycle (no pit bikes) that are set up for flat track competition.

▶Competitors must be at least 40 years of age on the day of the event.


10. Hooligan

Modified street-legal motorcycles.
Note: The following rules are adopted from the 2017 Roland Sands Design Super Hooligan Series. The Super Hooligan class rules are "simple and designed to keep costs down and fabrication to a minimum."

▶A. Engines

1. Production, street-legal (DOT) motorcycles must have originated with a 750cc twin-cylinder or larger displacement engine. Engine and frame must be manufactured for each other.

2. Engine modifications are unrestricted.

▶B. Frames

1. Stock Production Street Bike Frames

a. Stock, production, street-legal (DOT) motorcycles must have originated with a 750cc twin-cylinder or larger displacement engine. Engine and frame must be manufactured for each other.

b. Any geometry changes made to the frame must be bolt-on modifications, including, but not limited to: the neck angle, the swing arm pivot, and the upper shock mount locations.

c. Cutting off of subframes is not allowed.

d. Aftermarket swing arms are permitted.

2. Cracked or broken frames are not allowed.

3. Kickstands must be removed.

▶C. Brakes

1. Operational rear brake is required.

2. Front brakes are not allowed.

▶D. Tires

1. Only 19” Flat Track racing tires or 17” wet/rain racing tires are permitted.

2. Any other type of tire - knobby, street, dual sport, etc - are not allowed.

3. Tires may be from any manufacturer.

▶E. Exhaust System

1. Exhaust pipes and mufflers must be used and be securely attached together and bolted to the frame. Mufflers must have sound absorption mechanisms or packed baffling.

2. The discharge end of the exhaust pipe may not extend beyond the rear edge of the rear tire. For safety reasons, the exposed edge(s) of the exhaust pipe outlet(s) must be rounded to eliminate any sharp edges.

3. The inside of the exhaust discharge end must be a maximum of five inches from the outside edge of the tire or frame in order to prevent another rider’s wheel or leg from becoming trapped.

▶F. Coolant/Fluid Containment

1. Coolant may be propylene glycol based. It must be nontoxic and water soluble.

2. Ethylene glycol is not an acceptable coolant.

3. All drain plugs and oil fill caps must either be safety-wired, or secured in place with silicone with duct tape as a secondary means of protection. Safety wire is preferred.

4. Glass oil sight windows must be adequately protected; a metal guard is preferable, while duct tape, by itself, is not sufficient protection.

5. Oil filter bolts must be secured with safety wire. Oil filter cans must be secured with metal clamps and safety wire.

6. All vent lines coming out of the engine that have positive pressure must be routed into a heat-resistant catch can of at least 350cc or of sufficient capacity to contain breather oil for the duration of a race.

7. All vent, breather or overflow tubes coming from the radiator must be routed into a heat-resistant container with a capacity of at least 250cc. Soda cans or bottles, or the like, are not acceptable.

▶G. Handlebars and Controls

1. Cracked or broken handlebars are prohibited.

2. Control levers must have minimum 1/4-inch diameter ball ends.

3. Motorcycles must be equipped with a functional ignition cut-off switch or button, mounted on the handlebar and within reach of the rider’s hand when placed on the grip. Momentary-off style switches are recommended and preferred.

4. Motorcycles must have a self-closing throttle mechanism.

5. All handlebar ends must present no cutting hazard.

6. All levers, pegs and other protruding parts must be rounded or taped for safety.

▶H. Lights

1. Lights and turn indicators should be removed, if possible.

2. Any lights or turn indicators that are not removed must be completely covered with tape so that any and all glass/plastic is retained in the event of an impact. Clear tape is acceptable.

▶J. Age.

1. Competitors must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the event.