​​2016 Yard Kart Rules

 

Junior Yard Karts:  Ages 10-14 Factory Rated up to 212 cc 4-cycle Maximum. Must be a stock motor. Stock Carburetor, stock muffler,  stock air cleaner Etc. removal of  Governor  Optional. 

NO ALUMINUM FLYWHEEL

 No alcohol. must be pull-start

 ONLY maximum wheel size 6” Diameter X 10 3/8” Wide.
     Birth Certificate Required.

FRAMES

Any non-suspension production-racing or non- production frame allowed.

Must be made of steel. No aluminum or exotic material.

 
BODY

Bodies are mandatory.

May resemble any production or race type vehicle.

Fiberglass, aluminum, plastic or steel bodies.

 
SUSPENSION

No suspension allowed

Wheel Base 49”-51”.

 
BUMPERS AND NERF BARS

Front and Rear Bumpers required of maximum 1”OD Steel Tubing. Not to exceed the outside tread width of tires.

Max width overall Kart not to exceed 45 inches.

Nerf bars are required. Maximum 1” OD (No aluminum, conduit, wood or plastic).

Bumpers and Nerf Bars must rounded or capped ends. No sharp edges.

Bottom of rear bumper has to be 5” of the ground

Front Bumper follows mower front bumper rule.

 
ROLL CAGE / SEAT BELTS / SAFETY

Minimum 4 point Roll Cage must be securely welded to Kart frame.

Minimum 3” head clearance. Roll Bar Padding is advised.

Cage must be constructed of steel no smaller than ¾ OD.

NO CONDUIT CAGES.

 
SAFETY & DRIVER

 
Driver must wear a minimum DOT approved helmet.

Drivers must wear a minimum of 1 layer with a 3.2 minimum rating fire suit along with neck brace, arm restraints, closed toe shoes

All Karts will have a kill switch within reach in front of driver.

All Karts will have a kill switch mounted at rear of Kart for safety personnel.

Minimum 5 point seat belt and arm restraints mandatory

  Aluminum / Plastic racing seat is recommended.

 
WHEELS

Any after market racing wheels are allowed. Maximum width 10 3/8. Maximum Diameter of 6”.

Aluminum Hubs are allowed.

Wheel spacers are allowed

 
TIRES

Turf Tires or any type racing rubber allowed. Burris, Dunlop etc.

Any compound allowed. Grooving allowed.

 
BRAKES

Disk type brakes are mandatory on Rear Axle, Hydraulic brake system recommended.

No scrubber or drum type brakes allowed. Brakes have to work properly. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

 
 DRIVE TRAIN

Live Axle Only. (NO aluminum Axles)

Chain and sprocket guards recommended.

STEEL DRUM SHOE CLUTCH ONLY

NO BULLIE CLUTCH.  NO DISK CLUTCH

 
ENGINE

Junior Yard Kart Factory Rated up to 6.5HP 4-cycle Maximum. Must be a stock motor. Stock Carburetor, Stock Exhaust, Stock breather, Etc.

Engine must be mounted in rear of Kart (behind driver).

Stock Blocks only.

MAXIMUM SPRING PRESSURE 10.8        

FUEL

Pump Gasoline fuel only. No performance enhancements or additives allowed. Fire extinguisher in pit area mandatory.

Stock tank allowed.

Custom tank must be vented away from engine.

No use of alcohol.

 STEERING

Quick release steering wheel.

 

**Yard Karts**:

 Ages 14 and older Factory Rated up to 6.5HP 4-cycle Maximum. May have  any modifications to the motor.  No alcohol.

 FRAMES

Any non-suspension production-racing or non production frame allowed.

Must be made of steel. No aluminum or exotic material.

 
BODY

Bodies are mandatory.

May resemble any production or race type vehicle.

Fiberglass, aluminum, plastic or steel bodies.

 
SUSPENSION

No suspension allowed

Wheel Base 49”-51”.

 
BUMPERS AND NERF BARS

Front and Rear Bumpers required of maximum 1”OD Steel Tubing. Not to exceed the outside tread width of tires.

Max width overall Kart not to exceed 45 inches.

Nerf bars are required. Maximum 1” OD (No aluminum, conduit, wood or plastic).

Bumpers and Nerf Bars must rounded or capped ends. No sharp edges.

Bottom of rear bumper has to be 5” of the ground

Front Bumper follows mower front bumper rule.

 
ROLL CAGE / SEAT BELTS / SAFETY

Minimum 4 point Roll Cage must be securely welded to Kart frame.

Minimum 3” head clearance. Roll Bar Padding is advised.

Cage must be constructed of steel no smaller than ¾ OD.

NO CONDUIT CAGES.

Driver must wear a DOT approved helmet.

Drivers must  wear minimum of 1 layer with 3.2 rating minimum fire suit along with  a neck brace, arm restraints, closed toe shoes

All Karts will have a kill switch within reach in front of driver.

All Karts will have a kill switch mounted at rear of Kart for safety personnel.

Minimum 5 point seat belt and arm restraints.  Aluminum / Plastic racing seat is recommended.

 
WHEELS

Any after market racing wheels are allowed. Maximum width 10 3/8. Maximum Diameter of 6”.

Aluminum Hubs are allowed.

Wheel spacers are allowed

 
TIRES

Turf Tires or any type racing rubber allowed. Burris, Dunlop etc.

Any compound allowed. Grooving allowed.

 
BRAKES

Disk type brakes are mandatory on Rear Axle, Hydraulic brake system recommended.

No scrubber or drum type brakes allowed. Brakes have to work properly. (NO EXCEPTIONS)

 
DRIVE TRAIN

Live Axle Only. (NO aluminum Axles)

Chain and sprocket guards recommended.

Centrifugal clutch only.

ENGINE

Factory Rated up to 212cc 4-cycle Maximum.

 Any modifications allowed to a 6.5hp Factory rated block.

Engine must be mounted in rear of Kart (behind driver).

Stock Blocks only. May deck block.

 
FUEL

Pump Gasoline fuel only. No performance enhancements or additives allowed. Fire extinguisher in pit area recommended.

Stock tank allowed.

Custom tank must be vented away from engine.

No use of alcohol.

 STEERING

Quick release steering wheel.

EL RENO  GRASCAR ASSOCIATION