A. All protests must be turned into the World Racing Group Supervisory Official within thirty (30) minutes of the checkered flag and/or conclusion of the race.
B. The protest fee (cash or check) must be paid at the time of the protest.
C. Only the car owner, driver or team representative of the car may submit an official protest.
D. Any refusal of inspection and/or non-compliance during an official protest 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.
E. If the car protested is found legal, the protesting fees will be released to the protested team less the protest filing fee. Lab and machine shop fees incurred shall be paid by the person filing the protest.
F. If the car protested is found to be illegal, the protesting fees will be returned to the team filing the protest less the filing fee. Lab and machine shop fees incurred will be paid as part of the penalty.
G. Any altercation relating to an incident with Officials and/or any other racing participants regarding the protest by the team filing the protest will nullify the objection.
H. PROTESTING FEES: (Figures in parentheses are filing fees):
a. Motor Tear Down involving cylinder head removal and inspection $750 ($75)
b. Fuel test including chemical analysis $500 ($50)
c. All other technical protests $500 ($50)
d. GM Performance Engines and/or W16 motor tear down involving cylinder head removal and inspection of cylinders and other internal components including camshaft and/or crankshaft $1,000 ($100) (DIRTcar Racing and/or World Racing Group Supervisory Officials reserve the right to declare where, when and who will inspect the engine)
e. Tire Protests $500 ($50) minus filing fee and lab fees
I. TIRE PROTESTS: Tire protests may involve any tire. The fee will be $500 ($50) per tire. The protest will require the confiscation of the tire(s) protested. The tire(s) involved in the protest will be shipped by World Racing Group to the authorized laboratory for benchmark testing. The determination of the facility will be final and non-appealable
J. Any Official (World Racing Group, DIRTcar Racing or otherwise) reserves the right to accept or deny any protest based on their sole discretion. Grudge protests and/or any protest that are not in the spirit of good standing will be denied.