*For questions about rules, contact IFO directly: http://importfaceoff.net/contact.htm
PAYOUTS - $300 - Must have 4 entries for full payout. Less than 4 will receive half the normal payout. *trophy payout only if 2 or fewer entries
Winner - $200 *updated 12/21/16
R/U - $100
Handicap sportsman tree (.500) class for any RWD, AWD or FWD import BRAND, domestic sport compact, or domestic sub compact 4 wheel motor vehicle (no motorcycles, LSx RX7s, etc). Sport compact vehicles include any FWD or AWD 4 cylinder vehicles. Sub compact vehicles include any 4 or 6 cylinder vehicle shorter than 168 inches in length. *Domestic badged Import vehicles permitted, ex. Eagle Talon, Dodge Stealth, etc. Any IMPORT manufacturer engine allowed. Air-cooled entries allowed. Domestic car bodies or dragster bodies with Import brand manufacturer motor swaps allowed. *Updated 9/14/15. No restriction on power adder type or combination thereof. Any transmission allowed. Slicks or DOT tires allowed. Any type of exhaust allowed. Drivers responsible for their own dial in time. Eliminations may be random pairing with no ladder. Any racer caught moving in the lanes to switch opponent will be immediately disqualified from the competition.
*OIL CONTAINMENT RULING STARTING IN 2017
Highly modified, non-factory setup vehicles (determined at IFO staff's discretion) 11.49 and faster required to have oil containment device (pan or diaper). Racers lacking oil containment device when required may still race at IFO staff's discretion with $100 track clean up deposit. Deposit returned to racer at end of event pending no oil down. Catch pan should cover entire area below engine/transmission with 2 inch high lips on all sides. Lips should to be covered or curved inward. If a competitor spills excessive oil onto the track, he or she may be disqualified from racing at the discretion of IFO/track staff.
***If someone in your class is not within the rules, immediately ask for IFO staff to protest. Once your vehicle is staged, you accept all conditions of the race.
***Contestants may be disqualified from an event or banned from the series at the discretion of IFO staff for any one of the following reasons including, but not limited to 1) breaking rules 2) excessive oil downs 3) playing excessively loud music with explicit lyrics 4) bad sportsmanship 5) illegitimate protests against opponents who are not breaking rules 6) verbal abuse of event staff 7) disrespect/personal attacks towards the IFO series, track host, and/or fellow contestants.