Warrior 4 Rules
front wheel drive (foreign or domestic), 4 cylinder automobile, made
2003 or earlier, with maximum wheel base of 105"
turbochargers, no convertibles, no rotary engines, pickup trucks,
vans or four wheel drive cars. If so equipped, all wheel steering
cars must disable rear steering.
GLASS (Warrior 4)
glass must be removed except front windshield. Lexan windshield is
permitted, but if used must include bracing with a minimum of two
3/8" diameter steel bars for safety and support. A screen may be
used in place of a windshield, but must meet the requirements in
rule 3.A. of the Stock Car Rules in the Windshield and Glass
section. Drivers using a screen must wear a full face helmet.
exterior trim including lights, body moldings, mirrors, etc. must be
removed. All doors must be chained orwelded shut.
and trunk must be secured with hood pins only and must use stock
hinges. No other latching devices permitted unless approved by
technical inspector. Cars equipped with hatchbacks must retain them
as stock and must be welded, chained or pinned to secure.
equipped with sunroof must remove glass and cover roof hole with
minimum 16 gauge steel, no aluminum and must be welded or riveted.
NO SCREWS. Any exterior holes from lights or rust may be covered
with aluminum or metal and riveted or welded, NO SCREWS.
must be stock as manufactured for that car. Bracing or reinforcing
of bumpers is allowed. Bumpers may be capped with 16 gauge steel no
wider than the bumper.
alternate front bumper and Nose can be welded(Bolted) into place,
as a substitute, if the original equipment has been damaged by a
previous accident beyond repair.
(aero), ground effects, spoilers, wings will be allowed if they are
mounted safely without a Hindrance to drivers safety or the
side mirror will be allowed if it is installed on the upper left
part of roll cage.
is Recommended to have a working, third, brake light
Stock fuel tank
recommended, mounted in stock location. If stock fuel tank was
located behind rear axle, it must be removed and replaced with an 8
Gallon Max. fuel cell.
It must be
secured and fastened with atleast two 1 1/2 "straps, in each
direction. There must be a Fire barrier in-between Tank and driver.
No Bottom draw
materials, must be removed from interior. Door panels, headliner,
extra (unused) wiring, dash/glove box, etc.
interior mirror can be braced and secured more effectively
your car is legal to race at a local track where One roll bar
(Drivers hoop and supports) with A steel door plate is allowed. You
will be able to compete in this series at 1/3 or smaller tracks.
1.To allow ALL
cars to compete at 1/3 mile or larger tracks. A basic 4-6 point roll
cage with minimum 3 door bars is mandatory. If you plan to compete in
more than one Gladiator Endurance Auto Racing event in 2011, a Roll
Cage must be constructed of 1 3/4" diameter by .095" wall tubing.
The 4 Main vertical posts must be welded and Sandwiched(Bolted) to
Body with 4"X4"X1/8 plates.
be made with a bender (no kinks) or be miter cut, welded and
gusseted. No portion of the rollbar or cage is to pass through the
firewall or be attached to the frame so as to stiffen the car.
Additional bracing is allowed but limited to the following: 1"
square tubing between front strut towers, 1 3/4" x .095" wall
round tubing between front horns, 1 3/4" x .095" wall round
tubing between rear strut towers. Down bars may be attached to rear
strut tower tubing but not beyond.
If in stock
location, battery must be securely mounted and tied down. Top post
batteries must be covered to protect from short out.
Battery may be
relocated behind driver, but must be securely mounted with steel to
steel tie down inside a covered battery box.
electrical systems ONLY
delivered from manufacturer with no modifications. Must be capable
of locking all four wheels.
proportioning valves only.
No drilling of
AND AXLES (Warrior 4)
(Automatic or Manual transmission) as delivered from manufacturer
with no modifications.
Lightweight flywheels or pressure plates.
inspection hole should be cut into the bellhousing of all manual
transmission vehicles, so that the flywheel and pressure plate can
Posi-traction differentials in this class
SYSTEM (Warrior 4)
NO Headers: If
your car came with a header from the factory. It must be removed and
replaced. 2" maximum diameter exhaust pipe is required on all 4
and 6 cylinder cars.
A muffler is
required on all vehicles. The catalytic converter may be removed or
must run from engine to somewhere beyond driver's seat and under
the floor pan.
SUSPENSION (Warrior 4)
Must be Stock
as delivered from manufacturer with no modifications.
maintain stock ride attitude.
Car must have
stock springs, Identical in height, and diameter
spacers or spring rubbers
1" camber is
allowed at the right and left front wheels, No camber allowed at the
SYSTEM (Warrior 4)
delivered from manufacturer.
required.(electric or manual fans)
can be used
Overflow tank in engine compartment
Fire suits are
recommended. Full clothing required. Long sleeve shirt, pants,
leather shoes and gloves.
or Newer helmet, Mandatory.
A small fire
extinguisher should be safely mounted in the Car.
must be an aluminum, made for racing seat ( Mounted to the roll
Cage) with proper mounting hardware. Extra neck, head and leg
supports are allowed if the drivers exit of vehicle, is not
Window nets are
A 3" made for
racing, 4-5 point, seat belt harness is required. Optional Crotch
Ignition/Fuel Pump KILL switch is mandatory. It Should be properly
marked and easy for Outside access. In case of rollover.
Cars must have
a front and rear Tow Hook/cable
All roll Bars
surrounding driver, Must be covered by roll bar padding.
WHEELS (Warrior 4)
car, 55, 60, 65, 70, or 75 series tires only. Tire ratings H, S, T,
V and Z will be allowed. Individual tires cannot cost more than $70
new. If car places in top 10 tire cost will be verified with receipt
or online in tech.
grinding, buffing or profiling of tires will be allowed. A person or
business which could provide that service will be listed on the
wheels must have 1" lug nuts. It is recommended to have 1" lug
nuts on all wheels.
Stock type or
made for racing 6" rims are allowed and recommended on Right side
of car. Stock production aluminum wheels can be used. Offset wheels
may be used. Tire sizes may be mixed but ALL tires on each car must
be the same size rim. Sizes of 13", 14" and 15" cannot be
delivered from manufacturer. Complete stock motor for car used with
NO MODIFICATIONS or aftermarket performance parts allowed.
Unnecessary wiring, air compressors, smog pumps, heater and air
conditioning components may be removed.
should be (AS close to Stock) as manufactured FROM FACTORY
Car must use
Stock air cleaner housing