Victory Nostalgia Superstock Rules
VICTORY NOSTALGIA SUPER STOCK 2016 RULES
(See below for original 2014 rules and addendums)
THE BELOW ARE THE RULES IN PRINT. ANYTHING NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED IS
PROHIBITED UNLESS APPROVED BY THE SERIES DIRECTOR.
Nostalgia Super Stock is an index style foot brake only
class for the year models, body styles, and engine combinations, which accurately
represent those cars, which raced in the Super Stock classes of the ‘60’s. Certain
exceptions in the authenticity of
these cars will be allowed. Among those exceptions, but not limited to, are factors
concerning safety, equality in performance, availability, and durability.
Eligibility will be based on a visual inspection by Series Director. No modifications,
which alter the car from factory stock, are permitted unless they are specifically allowed in
these rules. All Cars and Drivers must meet NHRA Safety Rules for their e.t.
range. Rules are voted on by Victory NSS Association Members yearly at the World
Series Race at Cordova. NHRA general rules will be followed. For any questions or
clarifications, please consult the Series Director. The decisions of Series Director are
Sandbagging, excessive braking near the finish line, or excessive mph for a given
e.t. is subject to result in a disqualification.
Nostalgia Super Stock is an all run field and will complete on an NHRA Pro type
ladder. Racers will run on a .500 Full Tree with Autostart On and will be
handicapped according to Index. The class will qualify by elapsed time closest to
index, be paired according to qualifying positions, and then advance accordingly in
Indexes for Victory NSS are at .25 second intervals starting at 9.00 and ending
ALL Cars running an 11.00 or faster Index MUST HAVE an Engine Diaper or
approved Belly Pan System.
Eligible Year Models and Body Styles:
The following is a list of cars/engines, which are allowed to compete in Victory NSS:
O AMC AMX: 1968-1969; 390
oChevrolet Full Bodied: 1959-64; 348 & 409’s, Z11 427
oChevrolet Full Bodied: 1965-67; 396-454
oChevrolet Chevelle: 1964-1967; 396-454
oPontiac Full Bodied: 1959-67; 389-455
oTempest/GTO: 1962-67; 389-455
oFord Full Bodied: 1959-67; 390-427 *FE Engines only
oFord Thunderbolt: 1964;390- 427 *FE
oFairlane/Comet/Cyclone/Falcon: 1963-67; 390- 427 *FE
oDodge/Plymouth Full Bodied: 1959-67; 383-440 wedge
oDodge/Plymouth Full Bodied: 1964-67; Hemi
oBuick Full Bodied; 1960-67; 401-455
oSkylark GS: 1964-67; 400-401-455
oOldsmobile Full Bodied: 1960-67; 394-400-455
oCutlass/442: 1964-67; 400-455
oDart/Barracuda: 1967-69; 383-440
oDart/Barracuda: 1968; 426 Hemi
All Cars must be Big Block with Multi-Carb combinations. No Tunnel Ram or
Sheet Metal Intakes. Manifolds restricted to
Factory or commercially available cast units. Top of manifold lid may be modified
and fabricated as necessary to accommodate carburetor placement. All cars must run
Gasoline Fuel [no Methanol]. No Power-adders allowed [NOS, Supercharger,
The following carburetor combinations are allowed, regardless of year/make/model
oBuick 400-455; inline or cross ram 2x4 AFB.
oChevy 348-409; Inline 2x4 or cross ram , with Carters, AFB’s, Rochester, Edelbrocks, or Holley.
Inline 3x2 with Rochester.
oChevy 396-454; Inline or crossram 2x4 AFB or Holley, Inline 3x2 Holley.
oChrysler Hemi; Inline 2x4 with Carters, AFB’s Edelbrocks, Holleys; or cross-ram 2x4 intake with Holleys.
oChrysler Wedge Inline or cross-ram 2x4 with Carters, AFB’s, Edelbrocks.
oFord; Inline or crossbeam 2x4 intakes, inline 3x2, with Holleys.
oPontiac; Inline or crossram 2x4 intakes with Carters, AFB’s, Edelbrocks, or Holleys; or inline 3x2 with Rochester.
oAMX 390-Cross Ram 2x4 bbl
oOlds 400-455; Inline or crossram 3x2 Rochester.
Positioning of carburetors from factory mounting not a tech item
(carburetors may be positioned facing forwards, backwards, or side mounted).
Choke horn, choke plate, choke shaft, choke linkage, and choke mechanism may be removed.
Any battery powered ignition system permitted unless specified in this section.
Programmable digital ignition boxes prohibited. The use of any programmable
multipoint rev limiter or rate of acceleration, rpm limiter, either by themselves or
integrated into the ignition system are prohibited. Traction control prohibited.
NO laptops permitted in car at any time.
NO computer port,connection,readout, or download connection allowed for anything other
than tachometer playback
DRIVER MUST PERFORM ALL FUNCTIONS OF CAR.
Bracket racing aids such as optical sensors, delay boxes, stutter boxes,
two-steps [except with clutch operated cars],and throttle stops prohibited.
The application or use of any device, mechanical or electronic, that permits
the driver to ascertain the position of their vehicle in relation to the starting
line is prohibited.
Onboard diagnostic and data recorders used to monitor and record parameters
such as a driveshaft speed, acceleration, nitrous timing, chassis strain,
etc. prohibited. Wide band oxygen sensors permitted. ‘Playback” tachometers
permitted. Laptops prohibited in vehicle.
MANUAL TRANSMISSION: OEM or aftermarket transmissions with a maximum of 4
forward speeds permitted. Clutchless transmissions prohibited. Planetary
transmissions prohibited. All shifts must be made manually without the aid of electric,
hydraulic or pneumatic devices. Starting line rev limiters permitted. Torque converter
not permitted with this type transmission.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS: Automatic transmissions originally produced by any
American automobile manufacturer or replicas of an automatic transmission
produced by any American automobile manufacturer
(EX.Deadenbear PG transmission)
mandatory. Lock-up transmissions/torque converters permitted.
Transmission to engine adapters permitted. All shifts must be made
manually without the aid of electric or pneumatic devices. Transbrake prohibited.
A competitor may elect to leave the trans-brake solenoid
installed in the transmission, however, any/all physical wiring must be removed
to the solenoid while the vehicle is in competition.
Starting line rev limiters prohibited. Clutch prohibited with this type of transmission.
In addition to normal NHRA transmission shield requirements, all 727 Mopar transmission
equipped cars running 12.00 or faster must have an approved transmission shield
or blanket. (All Victory NSS cars ,regardless of make or index are highly
encouraged to run a shield or blanket for safety)
HOOD/SCOOP (NSS CLASSES): Hood/scoops limited to OEM equipment or period
style. Hood/scoop may be no higher than 5 inches. Pro stock-style scoops
prohibited. The entire induction system must be completely covered by hood or scoop,
which must be part of the vehicle hood.
All Cars must retain Factory Body Lines and must retain all body parts, including
bumpers [lite-weight replacement pieces allowed].
Interiors must have Factory Dash frame [aftermarket gauges accepted], full carpet,
headliner, door panels [no aluminum panels], 2 front seats [back seat optional].
Interior must be fully upholstered, if back seat is deleted ,carpet or upholstered
panels shall cover the area.
Cars must retain the appearance and heritage of the 60’s era. All Participants must
adhere to the Spirit of the Victory NSS Class. Racers and Crew must act in a
professional manner and obey all Track and Series Officials. Series Director may
disqualify any car or racer that does not adhere to the rules and spirit of this class.
Any new Participant or anyone making changes to their car are encouraged to
consult the Series Director prior to Event to prevent any misunderstandings or issues at
Track. Any “Grey” areas or points not covered in these rules are at the discretion of
the Series Director. The decisions of Series Director are Final.
- Participants must be a Victory NSS Association member to race at a Victory NSS Points Race. Yearly Dues are $150.00.
- Open to 1959-69 period-correct Super Stock cars with multiple carburetion and series-approved body and big block engine combinations
- Cars must have complete interiors
(back seat optional)
- Period-correct hood scoops or flat hood
- Maximum rear tire width of 10.5W
- No sheet metal or tunnel Ram intakes allowed
- No electronics
- No trans brakes; two-steps allowed with manual transmission only
- Cars will run ¼ mile, on .25-second interval indexes from 9.00 to 13.00
- Entry fee: $100 (car and driver) -- Please call Chris Schneider in advance to reserve pit space
- Any racer that is participating in a Victory NSS Series event may not compete in the same car in a non-NSS class at that event without prior approval from Series Director. However, the driver may drive a different car in a non-NSS class.
- The decision of the race director is final
- Once again, I will be doing Safety Tech as well as Class Tech at all Victory NSS Points Races like I have in the past. Since some of our venues will not be NHRA sanctioned tracks this year, I have decided to mandate that all Victory Participants must meet all NHRA Safety requirements for their ET at all Points Races, no matter the venue. This way there will be no confusion or issues at any of the races. If you have any questions, the rule book is available at NHRA.com or you can call me. Some basics that we must remember: Any car running faster than the 11.50 index must have a roll bar. Seat Belts are dated and are good for 2 years. You must have a Snell 2005 or newer helmet. Any car running faster than the 10.00 index must have a current NHRA Chassis Certification [these are good for 3 years]. Also, the driver must have a current NHRA Competition License [these are good for 2 years]. *IMPORTANT* New for 2014:
SECTION 20: GENERAL REGULATIONS, ENGINE: 1, 1:3 EXHAUST (Page 3) (2/18/2014) All
Participants receive 20 points for passing Tech at a Victory NSS Points Event.
10 points will be awarded to participants for each round of Eliminations that they stage the car and break the stage beam under power.
Event Winner will receive 12 Bonus points.
Points will be awarded for Qualifying at each Event as follow:
#1 Qualifier [10 points]
#2 Qualifier [9 points]
#3 Qualifier [8 points]
#4 Qualifier [7 points]
#5 Qualifier [6 points]
#6 Qualifier [5 points]
#7 Qualifier [4 points]
#8 Qualifier [3 points]
#9 Qualifier [2 points]
#10 Qualifier [1 point].
In case of a tie at end of season, position will be decided by position in Eliminations at Final Points Event.
If this is not decisive, position will be decided by Qualifying Position at Final Points Event.