We are the top Racing Series in North America and expect its members to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times during any event and/or when representing the series. Team owners are solely responsible for the conduct of their drivers and/or team members and/or anyone connected to or affiliated with that owner’s team regardless of their DIRTcar Membership Status.  All fines that are listed in Chapter 1 Section 7 are in regard to the initial penalty. Multiple infractions of the same type will increase the severity of the penalty.

A. All fines may be collected from prize money on the day of the infraction. If the competitor has not won appropriate money, the fine must be paid in full before the car and/or driver participates in another sanctioned event.
B. Any member and/or participant that attempts to and/or does physically abuse any event official, including pushing, punching, touching, grabbing and/or grabbing the official’s equipment, etc., will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
C. Any member and/or participant that verbally abuses any event official will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
D. Unsportsmanlike conduct or participating in any action or activity considered detrimental to DIRTcar racing or a DIRTcar sanctioned track, at any sanctioned event or on social media, by drivers, owners and/or pit crews shall be grounds for disqualification and/or punitive action by DIRTcar Racing.
E. Any member and/or participant that goes into another competitor’s pit area and/or to another competitor’s car and becomes involved in any type of altercation will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
F. Any member and/or participant involved in an altercation that results in physical contact will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
G. Any member and/or participant who drives or causes to be driven: a race car, pit mule, ATV, 4-Wheeler, personal vehicle or transporter in a dangerous and aggressive manner will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
H. Any member and/or participant who goes out onto the racing surface without permission under a controlled period will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
I. Any member and/or participant that attempts to push and/or start their racecar from the wrong area and/or does not stop in the designated area as to cause undue confusion and/ or delay will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
J. Any member and/or participant who fails to stop for and/or allow post-race inspection will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
K. Any member and/or participant that attempts to drive roughly and/or hits another competitor unnecessarily will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
L. Any driver that exits the race vehicle on the race surface without permission under a controlled period will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
M. Any member and/or participant who ignores a flag or official signal will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
N. Unless instructed to do otherwise the top three (3) finishers from the Feature, after being weighed, must proceed directly to victory lane.  Failure to do so will result in penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.  Extenuating circumstances may be considered.
O. Drivers who have qualified for Dash Draws, and /or Redraw Ceremonies, must attend as directed and participate. Failure to attend will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.  Extenuating circumstances may be considered.
P. Any member and/or participant that violates any technical rule as presented within the rulebook and/or issued in a written bulletin will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
Q. Any member and/or participant that attempts to use illegal fuel will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
R. Any member and/or participant that attempts to or uses an illegal engine will be subject to penalty and/or disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or legal action and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
S. In the event of any illegal internal modification to any W16 Engine, DC18 engine, and/or DIRTcar GM Spec Engine and/or tampering of any manufacturer and/or DIRTcar seal will result in the following penalties. 

a. a maximum of a 1-year suspension or a determined amount of racing events and/or indefinite probation period and;
b. the engine will be confiscated and not returned and;
c. a maximum penalty of up to $5,000;
d. loss of all earnings based for the race night, and including but not limited to race night points, point fund awards and/or or race winnings.
e.
Any cost incurred for verification (if a track/tech inspector asks for said motor to be pulled for verification a written form must be signed by the race team being checked, failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification.)
f. Failure to surrender the engine will result in an admission of guilt and incur a $5,000 fine for 602 engines, $15,000 for W16 engines, $12,200 for DC18 engines and $6,400 for a 604 engine.
g. The penalty including fine and suspension may include the driver, crew chief, the car and car owner as stated in the penalty notice.

T. In the event the driver is suspended from a division utilizing the W16 engine, DC18 engine and/or DIRTcar spec engine, the driver may be offered the opportunity to move up in division to continue participation after serving the suspension and payment of the fine.
U. Any member that attempts and/or is found to be using tires that are found to be illegal in any manner will be subject to disqualification and/or fine and/or suspension and/or loss of points and/or any other action deemed appropriate by World Racing Group Supervisory Officials.
V. The minimum penalty for any tire that does not meet the benchmark will be as follows:

a. Disqualification from the event and;
b. A fine up to 1,000 championship and track points and;
c. Return of all earned purse and/or reward money from the event and;
d. A fine up to equal the purse money awarded for the event with a minimum fine of $2000 and;
e. A minimum suspension of 1-month minimum or 4 races, up to six (6) months in duration and;
f. Any cost incurred for testing
g. The penalty including fine and suspension may include the driver, crew chief, the car and car owner as stated in the penalty notice.

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