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.
Class Description
 
      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
 final.
       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 
eliminations. 
       Indexes for Victory NSS are at .25 second intervals starting at 9.00 and ending 
at 13.00,
       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, 460
oFord Thunderbolt: 1964; 427, 460
oFairlane/Comet/Cyclone/Falcon: 1963-67; 427, 460
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
 
INTAKE
    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, 
Turbo-Charger etc].
    The following carburetor combinations are allowed, regardless of year/make/model 

of entry:
 
oBuick 400-455; inline 2x4 AFB.
oChevy 348-409; Inline 2x4, with Carters, AFB’s, Rochester, Edelbrocks, or Holley. 
Inline 3x2 with Rochester.        
oChevy 396-454; Inline 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 2x4 intakes, inline 3x2, with Holleys.
oPontiac; Inline 2x4 intakes with Carters, AFB’s, Edelbrocks, or Holleys; or inline 3x2 with Rochester.
oAMX 390-Cross Ram 2x4 bbl                                                
oOlds 400-455; Inline 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.
 
IGNITION: 
     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, 

suspension travel, 
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.
 
Series Director: Chris Schneider  573-291-0999  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 

  • 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
    cars vehicles must be equipped with exhaust collectors, headers, or stacks installed to direct exhaust out of car vehicle body to rear of car, away from driver and fuel tank. No part of the exhaust system may be routed through the driver’s compartment. Exhaust collectors/stacks system components must be securely fastened (i.e., metal connector straps, bolted, welded, etc.) to prevent loss of collector/stacks system components during competition. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, All removable multi-piece exhaust collectors/stacks must be securely fastened with either an NHRA-accepted header tether, or a minimum ½” (half-inch) stitch weld located on each primary tube or be permanently attached to the vehicle body or frame with positive fasteners (i.e. exhaust hangers, support brackets, bolts/nuts, etc.) such that they require tools for removal. to prevent loss of collector/stacks during competition. A current list of NHRA-accepted header tethers is available on NHRARacer.com. Flexible tubing or “flex pipe” prohibited in all categories. If mufflers are used, they must be securely attached to exhaust system and car vehicle body or frame.
    To help make this easier for everyone, I have secured sponsorship from Jok Nicholson at Trailer Toad and Colletor-cable.com for this year. Jok has agreed to sell his approved tether set to any of the Victory NSS Racers for $49.00 plus shipping. This is quite a deal, I appreciate Jok stepping up and helping us. His tethers are well made and very easy to install. To order a set, you must know the diameter of your primary header tube as well as the diameter of your collector or torque tube and the distance from one to the other. Then call Jok at 319-404-7001 with your info and tell him you are with the Victory Series. He said he can ship them in a couple days. Don't wait until the last minute though, order them now. I will be checking for them at St.Louis! If you have any questions, call Jok or me and we will fix you up. Please pass this info on to anyone you know that is running the Victory Series.

EVENT PAYOUTS

  • Winner: $1,000
  • Runner-up: $600
  • Semis: $250
  • Quarters: $100

CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS FUND PAYOUT

  • Champion: $1,000, Gold Cup trophy, champion’s jacket plus Gold Card entry to 2013 series events
  • Second place: $600
  • Third: $400
  • Fourth: $300
  • Fifth: $200
  • Sixth to Tenth: $100
  • (Plus other prizes to be announced)

POINTS SYSTEM

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.