All cars on rally events are required to be street legal and
licensed for use on the street. Most CRS rallies are sanctioned by NASA or Rally
America. For these rallies all cars must have a vehicle Log Book. Other sanctioning
bodies may not require log books or all of the items listed below. Check with
the appropriate sanctioning body for events you intend to run. The list below
is intended as an example of some requirements for NASA and Rally America events.
Complete details can be obtained from the sanctioning body’s website.
- A Hazardous Material Spill Kit
- Mud flaps on all driven and rear wheels
- A roll cage meeting requirements (including age)
- 5, 6, or 7 point harness meeting SFI spec 16.1 (no older than 5 years)
- Laminated safety glass front windshield
- Batteries inside the driver’s compartment must be equipped with leakproof
caps and be enclosed in a non-conductive “marine type” battery
- Hood pins
- Two tow hooks (eyes), painted red or yellow, must be mounted to the vehicle, one
front and one rear
- First aid kit meeting specifications
- 3 or more DOT reflective triangles
- Two Halon or dry chemical fire extinguishers with a total rating of at least
20 B:C. Cars with on-board systems must carry a removable minimum 10 B:C extinguisher
as part of the required capacity.
- Tow rope
- A fireproof bulkhead is required between the driver’s compartment
and the gas tank, fuel pumps, fuel fillers and filters.
- Power door locks are prohibited
- Plastic sunroofs prohibited, metal sunroofs must be fixed shut
- Helmets with a 2000 or newer “SNELL SA” sticker (“SNELL
M” stickers are not acceptable, except at rallycross events), or meeting other
- Driving suits meeting listed standards (ex., SFI 3-2A/1 driving suit with Nomex
underwear, or SFI 3-2A/5).
- Seats that are not hinged-back and meet listed standards.