FWD

 *For questions about rules, contact IFO directly at hybridentertainment78@yahoo.com
 

PAYOUTS - $1600 - Must have 8 qualifiers for full payout. Less than 8  qualifiers will receive half the normal payout. Qualifiers must be  capable of running 12.99 and faster.
 

Winner - $1200 ($2000 if 16 or more qualifiers)
R/U - $400 ($600 if 16 or more qualifiers)
Semi 1 - $100
Semi 2 - $100
*trophy payout only if 2 or fewer entries *Updated 3/1/16
 

CLASS SUMMARY
Heads-Up, Pro-tree (.400) class for FWD only import brand/sport compact  door cars ONLY. Wheelie bars, one piece front ends, and straight axles  prohibited for FI cars, OK for NA. Two qualifying passes permitted.
 

BODY
Import or domestic compact car bodies allowed. One piece front ends  prohibited for forced induction applications, but allowed for naturally  aspirated. Tail lights and head lights required (one may be removed for  induction purposes) for forced induction applications. Lexan prohibited  on front windshield, OK on rear and side. *Updated 11/8/17
 

INTERIOR
Doors must open and close from inside and outside the vehicle. No center  drive configurations. Dash must remain for forced induction  applications.
 

CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
Full tube chassis prohibited. Back-half chassis and tubes are not  allowed. No center-drive systems. Wheelie bars and straight axles  prohibited for forced induction applications, but allowed for naturally  aspirated.
 

ENGINE
Only OEM 4 or 6 cylinder motor entries allowed. No air-cooled or rotary  engines allowed. Motor swaps allowed as long as they stay within the  same manufacturer.
 

POWER ADDERS
Turbochargers (limit 72.9 mm), Superchargers, and Nitrous Oxide Systems  permitted in any combination. Turbo measured at inducer.
 

DRIVETRAIN AND TRANSMISSION
FWD only.
 

EXHAUST
Any type of exhaust system permitted.
 

TIRES
Any DOT approved tires allowed. Slicks limited to 25.0 for forced  induction applications and 26.0 for any naturally aspirated  applications, automatic transmission applications, or CM8 chassis.  *updated 1/19/18
 

*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 bannedfrom 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.
 

*winners must claim payout day of race