17. Points and Point Funds
17.1. Finish Points:
17.1.1.A- Main Feature Point distribution:
|1st – 75||6th – 50||11th – 40||16th – 35||21st – 30|
|2nd – 70||7th – 48||12th – 39||17th – 34||22nd – 29|
|3rd – 65||8th – 46||13th – 38||18th – 33||23rd – 28|
|4th – 60||9th – 44||14th – 37||19th – 32||24th – 27|
|5th – 55||10th – 42||15th – 36||20th – 31||25th – 26|
(Points drop by one point for positions 26 to 40 more than 25 starters is approved)
17.1.2. Drivers not in A main feature will receive 10 Finish Points.
17.1.3. 2016 point season begins on January 1, 2016.
17.1.4. Only a driver’s highest Finish Points race will be counted each week for events January 1 to March 31, 2016.
17.1.5. All races will count toward accumulated points April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016. With the exception of championship races at the end of the year.
17.1.6. 2016 point season will conclude following all events originally scheduled on or before October 1, 2016, The exception is an “A” feature that is postponed due to weather, which must be completed in 14 days from original race date but may not be held during or after the National Championship event(s).
17.1.7. Western region(s) or state points may continue past October 1, but only for Regional/State points and events must be completed by November 1st, and points will include Championship event November 19/20.
17.1.8. For any event to award points, a sanction agreement must be in place. Added events must be approved 10 days prior to the event.
17.2. Bonus Points
17.2.1. Bonus Points of one (1) point for every car over 25 entered in the event will be awarded at each race. The maximum Bonus Points awarded is 5 per race; Bonus Points are awarded to A-Main feature event participants only.
17.3. Events Points
17.3.1. Event Points are described as the combination total of Finish Points and Bonus Points for a given race.
17.4. Replacement Races
17.4.1. The driver may begin replacing Event Points after the driver completes the minimum number of races.
17.4.2. Minimum number of races before Event Points may be replaced:
Late Model – 35 races
Limited Modifieds – 20 races
Modified – 30 races
Stock Car – 20 races
Pro Late Model – 20 races
Factory Stock – 20 races
Sportsman- 20 races
Sport Compacts (4 cylinders) – 20 races
17.4.3. Replacement races start with a driver’s lowest Event Points race.
17.4.4. A driver will never lose points with a replacement.
17.5. Distribution of Point Funds
17.5.1. DIRTcar will distribute the Drivers Point Fund to each eligible Member driver according to the posted awards. You must be a member.
17.5.2. All ties will be broken by using the greatest number of 1st place finishes during the season. If a tie still exists, the number of 2nd, 3rd, etc. will be used in the same manner, until the tie is broken.
17.5.3. Eligibility to participate in the point fund may be forfeited by any Member violating DIRTcar Rules.
17.5.4. All races must have 10 or more cars entered in order to receive full points, If a race has 9 or less cars their points will be reduced 10% for each car.9=90% 8=80% etc, etc, etc.
17.5.5. Track may be allowed to run more than 1 feature event per night for any division, Each feature must pay at least the same purse as a weekly show and each feature will be required to pay a additional sanction fee. “Double” features must be approved in advance.