The modified class is a step up to
higher performance racing.
The modified class car typically features razor wheels, small diameter axles
and extended wheelbases.
changes for 2010 are listed in red
The main body structure must be made of
wood. Car is eligible to race for a 12 month period from registration date.
(Example: a car registered in November 25th, 2007 is eligible to race until 12
midnight on November 25th, 2008)
Weight: Maximum 5 ounces on scale accurate to 1/10 ounce, or 142 grams
Width - Not to exceed 2 3/4 inches (7cm)
Length - Not over 7 inches (17.8 cm)
Weight - Not over 5 ounces on scale accurate to 1/10 ounce.
Height- Not to exceed 2 3/4 inches (7cm)
E. Center Rail Clearance –
Cars must clear the center rail which is 1 3/4 inches wide by 1/4 inch tall
along the entire center length of car.
Body design may be enhanced by adding other stable materials such as plastic
or metal. All additions must be firmly attached and conform to the size
No part of the car body may protrude in front of the starting peg.
There should be an unpainted, unfinished wood surface on the underside of the
car at least 1/2 x 1" (12 x 26 mm) to be used for a WIRL car number stamp.
The following items are PROHIBITED:
Starting devices or propellants
Electronic or lighting devices
Liquids, wet paint, oil, sticky substance, or powders of any kind (other than
Glass or excessively fragile parts
Loose objects on car
must conform to the following specifications:
must be 31mm diameter or smaller.
Wheels must be
constructed of plastic, rubber, or polyurethane.
Wheel hubs may
be made of metal, but may never come in direct surface contact with the
There must be at least four wheels on the car, however, it is not required
that all four wheels make contact with the track surface.
The wheels must be attached directly to axle and spin freely.
Nail or pin type axles are allowed with an overall diameter
of no less than .084 inches (2.13mm). Some polishing and/or modification is
allowed as long as overall diameter is not reduced.
Axles must not
be connected to any device that mechanically alters rotation and spin.
M13. Lubricants must be dry on the axle at race time. Wet, oily, or greasy axles
are not allowed. Over-application of lubricant which results in excessive
shedding onto the track is not allowed. Approved lubricants include (but are
not limited to) graphite, Teflon, and Nyloil.
organizers reserve the right to reclassify or disqualify any car at their