SCOUT Class (Ages 6 to 16)
Car Body ( the wooden/material structure that holds the weight, axles and other add ons)/ Total Car Dimensions
Wheel Base : Any as long as wheels do not exceed the 7″ total length requirement
Total Car Height : Not to exceed 3″ inches…
Total Car Length : Not to exceed 7″ inches…
Total Car BODY Width : Not to exceed 1-3/4″ inches…
Total Car Weight : Not to exceed 5.0 ounces (+.04) or 143 grams even measured on 1/10th digital scale
Additional materials maybe added as long as they meet the rules
4 Axles & Wheels must be installed to the side of the car body directly across from one another / No more than a 10 degree angle
NO FENDERS, AERODYNAMIC MODIFICATIONS, WEIGHTS OR DECORATIONS ALLOWED MOUNTED IN ANY FASHION TO SEAT IN FRONT OF OR BEHIND THE WHEELS OR ANYWHERE ON THE SIDE BETWEEN THE FRONT AND REAR WHEEL OR INSIDE THE WHEEL CAVITY.
Track Center Rail Height : 1/4″ inch ( 7mm ) *
Track Center Rail Width : 1 5/8″ inches (4.2 cm) *
* Wheels must clear the outside to outside center rail width measurement
a. Minimum diameter .084
b. Axles must have a nail head
Wheels (No bearings)
BSA, Maximum Velocity, Awana (Must weigh at least 2 grams), Pinecar
a. May be CnCed, lathed, polished and/or sanded to true the edge of tread, surface and circumference
b. The tread / contact surface must remain flat and parallel to the bore as humanly possible
c. No Angling, Reshaping, Canting, Round Crowning, Tapering, H-ing, V-ing, Dishing, the outside of the wheels and/or tread surface
d. All writing must remain visible on the inside and outside of the wheel.
e. NO Wheel covers may be used
f. 7.5mm Minimum Tread Width
g. Wheels must weigh at least 2.4 grams (Except for Awana which can weigh 2 grams) and a wheel can be removed after the race to be weighed to confirm weight.
h. The wheels can be trued to get to the 2.4 gram weight but they are not to be cut down intentionally under the weight limit and use foreign material to bring it back to weight.