New York Dirt Kart Series Rules
1. Kart Classes
1. Super Heavy Clone Class 400 lbs. (Ages 14
and older/Driver 190 lbs w/gear)
2. Senior Clone Heavy Class 375 lbs. (Ages 14 and older)
3. Senior Clone Medium Class 355 lbs. (Ages 14 and older)
4. Senior Clone Lite Class 340 lbs. (Ages 14 and older)
5. Jr. Purple Clone 280 lbs. (Ages 8 - 12)
6. Jr. Blue Clone 310 lbs.
(Ages 10 - 14)
7. Jr. Red Clone 250 lbs. (Ages 6 -
1. Pro Clone: 375 lbs. (Ages 14
2. Pro Blue Clone: 310 lbs.
(Ages 10 - 14)
3. Pro Purple Clone: 310 lbs.
(Ages 8 - 12)
4. Semi Pro Clone: 340 lbs. (Ages 14
** If you have ever won a previous NYDKS Pro Race (Clone
or FH), then you will not be able to race the semi pro
class. (If you win during the year in this class you can
still keep racing this class thru 2016).
* To compete in Pro Races, drivers
must enter at least one points class for the evening's
2. Series Membership Fees
( Birth Certificate Required )
All memberships are $50 per driver per class
to receive year end awards and monies
3. Kart Registration for Classes:
All point classes will be $40 to register per race for
members, and $55 for Non Members.
* Non-members can race any of the
series classes but must read & sign the series rules before
* Only Members are eligible to receive cash & prizes
at the end of the year banquet.
* Members must register before the beginning of the
3rd Series race to be eligible for the year end awards.
* Pay-Outs will be handed out at the end of the night.
Payouts are based on sponsorship and kart count.
* Season ending awards and monies will be paid out to
members who attend 2/3 (4 out of 6) of events.
4. Heats / Features
A. All Classes will be Time Trial and
B. Drivers that cause 3 cautions will be sent to the pits.
C. Line-up on restart will go back to the last completed
D. All starts will be single file.
A. The scorers for NYDKS will have the drivers sign in ,
register & take monies for the series races.
B. If racer wants to enter in different classes other than
the series, they will need to go through the track staff for
their classes. It is encouraged to enter races outside our
series to support the track.
C. Pit-pass money is collected through the track staff at
6. Point System
A. Anyone who is a membership driver and is in the top ten
points is a guaranteed starter in the A- main race.
B. Extra 10 Bonus Points for competing in all
C. One drop will be given to the first 5 point races.
The Fall Classic will not be eligible to drop. This
will be the 2016 Championship Event. For 2016, DQ's
cannot be dropped (As voted on by members at 2015 Awards
D. Extra 10 Bonus Points for registering on or before
April 1st. 2016.
7. Rules / Tech Rules
A. Flathead engine rules per WKA Briggs & Stratton Stock
Raptor 5HP engine.
B. Senior Clone engine rules per 2016 AKRA "Box Stock" rules
with the following exceptions: A big pipe (any stage)
may be used. Drum clutches will be mandatory, and
stock flywheels will still be allowed.
C. No claimer for Clone engine.
E. Jr Clones will still be
utilizing the small pipe with twist on RLV muffler.
Max. 19" on height of pipe (pre tech).
Drum Clutches will be used also.
D. If there is an instance where the tech person has an engine that
he built there will be a designated person there to oversee
that the tech rules & procedures are followed.
E. Burris tires only. SS33a's only.
F: On Clone and Flathead Motors,
electric starters will be allowed in 2016.
* Pushing on the original start or restarts will not be
tolerated! 1st offense warned , 2nd offense sent to
F. No fighting or yelling will be tolerated
G. No bashing on the internet. May result in suspension from
the series and loss of points. The series doesn’t need to
have all the internet drama. We are trying to have a series
that is fun to be involved in.
H. Series Race Director will oversee of the Series Event. He
will correspond with the track flaggers and the track
officials. This includes controlling the race and making
calls based on his judgment.