A. 90 (show-up) points will be awarded to all members in good standing, who attempt to qualify a car, but fails to qualify for the feature event.
B. If a race is cancelled and rescheduled and a member in good standing is unable to return due to extenuating circumstances, then that member may be awarded show-up points if they were present and prepared to race on the original date.
C. Points will be awarded special events, as agreed with members in good standing, utilizing show-up points only.
D. In the event of a tie that occurs during the season, the driver that placed highest in the most recently completed event will be listed ahead in the overall Championship Point Standings. The order is created by wins, top 5s, top 10s, last completed event.
E. In the event that a tie should occur in the final Championship Point Standings at the end of the season, the tie will be broken using the following tiebreakers in order; Most feature wins, most second place finishes, most third place finishes, etc. until the tie is broken. In the event that the tie remains unbroken by finishes the tiebreaker will result to qualifying results in the same manner.
DIRTcar Late Model Points Breakdown
(Points drop by one (1) point for positions twenty-six (26) to forty (40) if more than twenty-five (25) starters are approved)
A. Drivers not in an A-Main Feature, where a B-Feature is run, will receive finish points starting with the first non-transfer. Points will drop one (1) point per position to a minimum of ten (10) points. Any driver participating in the event will receive a minimum of ten (10) finish points.
B. Drivers not in an A-Main Feature will receive 10 finish points.
C. The 2022 point season will begin on January 1, 2022.
D. Only a driver’s highest finish points race will be counted each week for events from January 1, 2022, to March 31, 2022.
E. All races will count towards accumulated points starting April 1, 2022 going through September 25, 2022.
F. The 2022 point season will conclude following all events originally scheduled on or before October 1, 2022. The exception is an A-Feature that is postponed due to weather, which must be completed within fourteen (14) days from the original race date, but may not be held during or after the National Championship event(s).
G. Western region(s) or state points may continue past October 1, 2022, but only for regional/state points and events must be completed by November 12, 2022, and points will include championship events.
H. For any event to award points, a sanction agreement must be in place. Added events must be approved ten (10) days prior to the event.
I. Drivers may not participate in multiple top divisions (i.e. Late Models and Pro Late Models) without approval.
A. Bonus points of one (1) point for every car over twenty-five (25) entered in the event will be awarded at each race. The maximum bonus points awarded is five (5) points per race.
A. Event points are described as the combined total of finish points and bonus points for a given race.
B. All races must have ten (10) or more cars entered in order to receive full points. If a race has nine (9) or fewer cars, their points will be reduced by ten percent (10%) for each car missing.
C. Tracks may be allowed to run more than one (1) feature event per night for any division. Each feature must pay at least the same purse as a weekly show and each feature will be required to pay an additional sanction fee. “Double” features must be approved in advance.
A. A driver may begin replacing event points after the driver has completed the minimum number of races.
B. Replacement races start with a driver’s lowest event points race.
C. A driver will never lose points with a replacement
D. Minimum number of races before event points may be replaced:
|Class||Number of Races||Class||Number of Races|
|DIRTcar Late Model||35 races||DIRTcar Pro Modified||20 races|
|DIRTcar UMP Modified||30 races||DIRTcar Stock Car||20 races|
|DIRTcar Pro Late Model||20 races||DIRTcar Factory Stock||20 races|
|DIRTcar Sportsman||20 races||DIRTcar Sport Compact||20 races|
Distribution of Point Funds
A. DIRTcar Racing will distribute the driver’s point fun to each eligible member driver according to the posted awards. Driver’s must be a valid, current year member to be eligible.
B. All ties will be broken using the greatest number of 1st place finishes during the season. In the event a tie still exists, the number of 2nd, 3rd, etc. place finishes will be used in the same manner until the tie is broken.
C. Eligibility to participate in the point fund may be forfeited by any member in violation of the posted DIRTcar rules.