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1998 SCCA Club Racing Rule Changes -- SSCS


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Showroom Stock Category Specifications (12.1.3)


SOURCE     STATUS       SECTION      DESCRIPTION

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   D.14         Replace the last sentence with the
                                     following:  All driver's seats shall be
                                     firmly mounted to the structure of the
                                     car and to the main hoop of the roll
                                     cage, or the seat restraint shall
                                     comply with GCR 18.3.5.  The design of
                                     the seat and/or additional device may
                                     be used to comply with GCR 18.2.1 (head
                                     restraints).

TB 98-06   Eff 6/1/98   E.6          Change the first sentence of the second
                                     paragraph to read:  All tires shall be
                                     DOT approved and shall be offered for
                                     sale over the counter through the
                                     manufacturer's tire dealer network.

BoD 12/97  Eff 2/1/98   E.26(?)      Add the following section:  Allow the
                                     removal and / or modification of the
                                     exhaust system within the following
                                     parameters:  1.  Any part of the
                                     exhaust system behind the catalytic
                                     converter(s) may be replaced provided:
                                        a.  Said replacement system contains
                                        the same original configuration,
                                        e.g., single or dual, etc.
                                        b.  The system exits beneath the body
                                        in the same approximate location(s)
                                        as the original.  When a factory
                                        (OEM) single exhaust system is
                                        cosmetically split into dual outlets,
                                        it is permitted to continue the
                                        single system provided it exits in
                                        approximately the same location as
                                        one of the originals.
                                        c.  The system meets all event-
                                        specific sound level requirements.

BoD 12/97  Eff 2/1/98   E.27(?)      Add the following section:  Permit the
                                     use of aftermarket steering wheels.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSB p 32     1997 BMW 318ti Sport.  Add 1998 model
                                     year.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB p 32     1997-1998 BMW 318ti Sport.  Add 1996
                                     model year.

TB 98-04   Eff 4/1/98   SSB p 32     1995-1996 Chrysler Neon ACR DOHC Coupe. 
                                     Add to Notes:  Factory Koni adjustable
                                     shocks permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSB p 32     1997 Chrysler Neon ACR DOHC Coupe.  Add
                                     1998 model year.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB p 33     1995-1996 Nissan 240SX SE.  Correct
                                     specifications as follows:  Final
                                     Drive: 4.083 (4.364)

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB p 33     1996-1997 Nissan 240SX.  Same
                                     specifications as 1995-1996 240SX SE on
                                     same page.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSB p 33     1995-1997 Toyota Celica 3dr HB.  Add
                                     1998 model year.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSB p 33     1995-1997 Volkswagen Golf GTi VR6.  Add
                                     1998 model year.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB p 33     1995-1998 Volkswagen Golf GTi VR6.  Add
                                     to Notes:  Volkswagen performance
                                     package (P/N IT.RACE.VR6) permitted.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB p 33     1994-1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6. 
                                     Add to Notes:  Volkswagen performance
                                     package (P/N IT.RACE.VR6) permitted.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB          Classify 1995 BMW 318ti Club Sport. 
                                     Specifications are the same as the
                                     1996-1998 318ti Sport except:
                                     -  Bore: 84.0mm
                                     -  Stroke: 81.0mm
                                     -  Displacement: 1796cc

TB 98-01   Eff 1/1/98   SSB          1996-1997 Chevrolet Camaro V-6.  Add
                                     1998 model year.

TB 98-04   Eff 4/1/98   SSB          Declassify 1996-1998 Chevrolet Camaro
                                     V-6.  Erroneously classified above in
                                     TB 98-01.

TB 98-02   Eff 2/1/98   SSB          Classify 1998 Ford Contour SVT.
                                     -  Bore: 82.4mm
                                     -  Stoke: 79.5mm
                                     -  Displacement: 2544cc
                                     -  Valve Head Diameter: (I) 32.0mm
                                                             (E) 26.0mm
                                     -  Compression Ratio: 10.0
                                     -  Wheelbase: 106.5"
                                     -  Track: (F) 59.2"
                                               (R) 58.5"
                                     -  Wheels: 16" x 6.5" alloy
                                     -  Tire Size: 205/55
                                     -  Gear Ratios: 1 - 3.42
                                                     2 - 2.14
                                                     3 - 1.45
                                                     4 - 1.03
                                                     5 - 0.77
                                     -  Final Drive: 4.06
                                     -  Brakes (front): 279mm disc
                                     -  Brakes (rear): 251mm disc
                                     -  Weight: 3000 lbs
                                     -  Notes: 

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSB          Classify 1999 Mazda Miata Sport.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB          1999 Mazda Miata Sport.  Add to
                                     specifications as follows:
                                     -  Bore: 83.0mm
                                     -  Stroke: 85.0mm
                                     -  Displacement: 1838cc
                                     -  Weight: 2200lbs
                                     -  Notes: Rear interior brace may be
                                        removed for cage installation. 
                                        Detachable hardtop shall be installed
                                        (latches may be replaced with
                                        positive fasteners), convertible top
                                        shall be removed.

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSB          1999 Mazda Miata Sport.  Add to
                                     specifications as follows:
                                     -  Tire Size: 195/50/15

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 34     1997 Chrysler Neon ACR SOHC (4dr).  Add
                                     1998 model year.  Add to Notes: 
                                     Factory Koni adjustable shocks
                                     permitted.


TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 34     1995-1996 Chrysler Neon ACR SOHC (4dr). 
                                     Add to Notes:  Factory Koni adjustable
                                     shocks permitted on 1996 model only.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 34     1996-1997 Honda Civic Coupe.  Add 1998
                                     model year.  Add to Notes: Honda
                                     Motorsports performance package (P/N
                                     17D50-S02-01) permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 34     1997 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L.  Add 1998
                                     model year.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1996-1997 Mazda Protege ES.  Add 1998
                                     model year.  Add to Notes:  Mazda
                                     Motorsports performance package  (P/N
                                     K-PRO-98-SSC) permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1996-1998 Mazda Protege ES.  Add 1995
                                     model year.  

TB 98-05   Eff 5/1/98   SSC p 35     1994-1995 Mazda Protege LX.  Add 1996-
                                     1998 model years.

TB 98-06   Eff 6/1/98   SSC p 35     1994-1998 Mazda Protege LX.  Correct
                                     model year to 1994.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1995-1997 Nissan 200SX SER.  Add 1998
                                     model year.  Add to Notes:  Nissan
                                     Motorsports performance package (P/N
                                     B14-TK) permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1997 Saturn SC Coupe.  Add 1998 model
                                     year.

TB 98-04   Eff 4/1/98   SSC p 35     1997-1998 Saturn SC Coupe.  Add to
                                     Notes:  Saturn SSC performance package
                                     SPS P/N PKG-SSC-9798 permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1997 Saturn SL2.  Add 1998 model year.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1997-1998 Saturn SL2.  Add to Notes: 
                                     Saturn SSC performance package SPS P/N
                                     PKG-SSC-9798 permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC p 35     1997 Volkswagen GTi.  Add 1998 model
                                     year.

TB 98-01   Eff 1/1/98   SSC          Classify 1998 Ford Escort ZX-2.

TB 98-02   Eff 2/1/98   SSC          1998 Ford Escort ZX-2.  Add to
                                     specifications as follows:
                                     -  Bore: 
                                     -  Stoke: 
                                     -  Displacement: 2000cc
                                     -  Valve Head Diameter: (I) 
                                                             (E) 
                                     -  Compression Ratio: 
                                     -  Wheelbase: 98.4"
                                     -  Track: (F) 56.5"
                                               (R) 56.5"
                                     -  Wheels: 15" x 6" alloy
                                     -  Tire Size: 185/60
                                     -  Gear Ratios: 1 - 
                                                     2 - 
                                                     3 - 
                                                     4 - 
                                                     5 - 
                                     -  Final Drive: 4.10
                                     -  Brakes (front): disc
                                     -  Brakes (rear): disc
                                     -  Weight: 2450 lbs
                                     -  Notes: 



TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC          1998 Ford Escort ZX-2.  Correct
                                     specifications as follows:
                                     -  Wheels: 15" x 5.5"
                                     -  Brakes (rear): drum
                                     
TB 98-02   Eff 2/1/98   SSC          Classify 1995-1997 Kia Sephia.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC          Classify 1998 Nissan Sentra SR (4dr). 
                                     Specifications are the same as the
                                     1995-1998 Nissan 200SX SER except
                                     engine is SR20DE.  Add to Notes: 
                                     Nissan Motorsports performance package
                                     (P/N B14-TK) permitted.

TB 98-03   Eff 3/1/98   SSC          Classify 1998 Toyota Corolla LE.
                                     -  Bore: 
                                     -  Stoke: 
                                     -  Displacement: 1800cc
                                     -  Valve Head Diameter: (I) 
                                                             (E) 
                                     -  Compression Ratio: 
                                     -  Wheelbase: 97.0"
                                     -  Track: (F) 57.5"
                                               (R) 57.1"
                                     -  Wheels: 14" x 6" alloy
                                     -  Tire Size: 185/65
                                     -  Gear Ratios: 1 - 
                                                     2 - 
                                                     3 - 
                                                     4 - 
                                                     5 - 
                                     -  Final Drive: 
                                     -  Brakes (front): 
                                     -  Brakes (rear): 
                                     -  Weight: 2380 lbs
                                     -  Notes: Toyota Racing Development
                                        performance package (P/N 00602-CROLA-
                                        981) permitted.

TB 98-06   Eff 6/1/98   SSC          1998 Toyota Corolla LE.  Change model
                                     designation to Toyota Corolla VE.


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