6.0 Fuel Systems
 
  • Fuel System must be in good working order
  • Fuel Capacity
    • OEM for make and model recommended
    • Fuel Stop time  - 5 minute time stop pit in to pit out
      • Battery Switch for electric powered vehicles will be onsidered a fuel stop.
    • Fuel Tanks
      • No additional tanks allowed. 
        • Multiple OEM tanks allowed if system is entirely OEM
      • Must be located in front or behind driver
        • OEM located OEM tanks that do not meet this rule will be granted a waiver.
      • Fuel Cells are allowed
        • Original Cell must be removed
        • Must have a purpose built metal container
        • Must have deformable, puncture resistant inner vessel or bladder
        • Must have anti-splash foam
        • Must be mounted in an acceptable matter solely at the discretion of WTC tech
        • Must use threaded fittings and appropriate hose types
        • Must use all appropriate vents, valves and safety features.
        • Vent lines must end in safe location lower than the bottom of the cell
        • Must be separated from the cockpit by metal panels
          • Metal encased FIA certified fuel cell with all of the related compliant fittings must be used if cell is not separated from the cockpit.
    • Filler Hoses
      • Non OEM must use purpose built hose , nylon reinforced with proper fuel system fasteners
    • Fuel
      • The only acceptable fuel is mass marketed gasoline blends and diesel.
        • No methanol allowed