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2020 NORRA tech rules posted

Chris_Wilson

Well-Known Member
NORRA has posted it's 2020 rules on their website in advance of registration opening for the Mexican 1000.
 

jeff

Moderator
Chris - Is there a version of that PDF that shows the rule changes in a different text color? Or a Cliffs Notes version of what's different for 2020?

Thanks!

Aloha
 

bajaxp

Baja Bobsled Team
What changed? Looks the same to me. BTW Chris...now that you threw me out of Challenger without due process or any tangible reason or evidence, you said (via email) that I could run ANY 4-cylinder engine in my new 'adopted' class, 'Vintage' as long as it only had four pistons. But your rules say no turbos. What? Wouldn't you have maybe...thought about that or mentioned that? NORRA seriously needs a real tech director that not only understands trucks...(which I admit Chris does) but also buggies and shocks (which he does not). My 2 pesos.
 

Bro_Gill

Well-Known Member
For how long? There weren't nay 35" tires being raced on trucks in 1982 and it seems to have created a huge advantage for the trucks running in the class now. They were not that fast back in that era. They should be on 33" tires too.
 

TRAVISD

Well-Known Member
I agree Bro, then those buggies need to get rid of the electric power steering. If everyone wants period correct.
 

Bro_Gill

Well-Known Member
No problem there. But there was power steering back then, just not the stuff we have today. I don't have a problem replacing something that existed back then with something that exists today that basically does the same thing, but using things that didn't exist that give an advantage over the stuff that was run, like bigger shocks or bigger tires should be a no brainer and a no go.
 

Peter Alesi Jr.

Well-Known Member
All I know is that 35" tires are allowed in the Legend truck class. So we can end that argument. lol
I think you guys are going to have to put 33's on by 2021, from what I'm seeing..... Wait and see, I think after all the hoopla about tire sizes thing will change with time
 

Bro_Gill

Well-Known Member
Back in 1982 I ran a set of BFG's that were 35x16'S on my class 1, Had a hard time finding wheels, had to have center line make them up. So they were around just not very popular
Do you think any of the truck guys would live long with those narrow 255 width 85 ratio tires?
 

landshark

Well-Known Member
No, he's been in Challenger. That's where we're headed because of those pesky 12 cubic inches
Oh, crap. I must have gotten my Toyota’s mixed up from 2019 Race. Was there one in legends this years 1000? Maybe i was mistaken or something, it was a long race

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