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SuperClone

SuperClone Rules


SuperClone Karts are eligible to compete in the World Formula/SuperClone/L206 Class provided they meet the following rules.

SuperClone is an affordable, entry level kart racing class based around the clone 196cc 6.5 hp motor.  The class uses racing karts primarily with CIK bodywork but Full Nose/Gold Cup Body Karts are also legal.

SuperClone mandates the use of many spec bolt on performance parts.  Affordable, competitive, user friendly racing are the goals of SuperClone kart.  The emphasis for this racing class is FUN!

Class age and weight

Ages 15+. Age as of Jan 1, 2019 is the age you are allowed for the 2019 season. Weight of kart and driver (as raced, including helmet, neck collar, and clothing) combined at end of each race is 380 LBS minimum as weighed on the ELKT scale.

Driver Equipment

  1. Helmet must be full faced with shield, in good condition, and designed for competitive motorsports.  No motocross style with goggles will be permitted.  A sticker on the inside of the helmet will indicate if it is of usable design
  2. Snell SA/K2005/M2005 minimum requirement.  A guide list can be found at http://www.smf.org/certlist/std_K2005
  3. Neck collar is mandatory
  4. Gloves full fingered design mandatory
  5. Chest and rib protector mandatory for 18 and under. Highly suggested but, not mandatory over the age of 18.
  6. Jacket made of abrasion resistant material Leather, cordura nylon (designed for kart racing) mandatory. Full kart racing suit recommended
  7. Nomex or Proban suits or jackets may be worn on top of or inside of a jacket or suit made for karting
  8. Full length pants mandatory
  9. Shoes mandatory no sandals, no open shoes
  10. No “on person” body weights, all add-on weights must be fastened to kart 

Safety / Kart numbering

  1. All add on weights must use a minimum 5/16” bolt and be double nut or single nut with cotter pin above the nut through the bolt. Weights must be painted white or be of bright chrome with kart number clearly readable
  2. All steering components / fasteners must be safety wired
  3. All brake components / fasteners must be safety wired and in working condition
  4. Snap rings on end of rear axle must be safety wired.
  5. Axle cannot extend past the rim face
  6. Gauges allowed
  7. Kart number, minimum of three clearly visible numbers from 30 foot distance. One on front nose bodywork and one on each side of side panels
  8. Fire extinguisher is highly recommended that each entrant have a minimum of one operable 1-1/2 pound dry-powder fire extinguisher (rated for use on A, B, & C. type fires) in their pit area. Carbon Dioxide type extinguishers are not acceptable substitutes for the dry-powder type.

Clone Engine Rules

  1. 196cc clone 6.5hp, any model
  2. Carb: Mikuni round slide carb 22mm unaltered
  3. Tedford intake (unaltered), either style (shorty for 15 degree mounts or 90 degree intake for flat mounts)
  4. Stock 22cc head (unaltered)
  5. No milling/clearancing/porting/polishing of anything, including the block and head, except that the block may be clearanced to install the spec black mamba cam if needed.
  6. Spec camshaft: black mamba (sold at smallenginecams.com)
  7. SS valves: stock size only: 25mm intake, 24mm exhaust
  8. SS keepers: spec valve keeper set arc #dj1047
  9. Billet aluminum arc flywheel #6619 or PVL Aluminum Flywheel #DC-PVL FW
  10. Spec valve springs:  22# dyno springs part #dcsbp
  11. Max spring shim of .030 is allowed
  12. Rocker arms, must be 1.0 ratio used
  13. Flat top piston, no modifications to the piston
  14. Arc rod stock size may be used on any 196cc clone motor
  15. Arc rod .010 longer size may be used to decrease “piston in the hole” to .010 or more
  16. Arc rod .020 longer size may be used to decrease “piston in the hole” to .010 or more
  17. No other rod lengths are allowed, the intention of the rod rule is to make equal motors with differing in the hole measurements. Under no circumstances may a long rod be used to decrease an in the hole measurement to under .010
  18. Header: Robertson candy cane (smallenginecams.com) or RLV “clone” engine pipe #RLV5438c
  19. RLV Muffler (Modified/Open Muffler suggested, but RLV Stock Muffler is also Legal)
  20. Max Torque SS/Clone Clutch- No Modifications, Stock Springs Must Be Used
  21. Max Gear Ratio is 5.0
  22. Fuel: 93 octane pump gas, no additives allowed

SuperClone Bumpers and Bodywork

  1. Hoop bumper mandatory, a full hoop bumper mandatory.  Must cover at least 1/2 of both rear tires, must be round hooped ends that form one loop on outside.  CIK Style Full Size Plastic Bumper also legal.
  2. CIK Nose Cone is Preferred, but Full Nose/Gold Cup Nose is also legal.  Side panels or pods are required.
  3. Steering fairings securely fastened in safe manor on the steering column. Must have minimum distance of 3” from steering wheel to fairing beginning edge. Steering column fairing allowed if it does not interfere with drivers’ vision. Plexiglas not allowed
  4. Should any bodywork become loose, fall off, etc. during a race, it is at the race director’s discretion to allow continued racing or black flag the driver

SuperClone Chassis

  1. CIK Nose Preferred but Full Nose/Gold Cup Nose is also legal.  Side pods, bread box pods or flat side panels are legal
  2. Full Length Rear Bumper
  3. Only a rear brake system is allowed, but brake systems are open
  4. Spec Tire Compound: MG Red- Must be purchased at ELKT
  5. Rear Tire Size is 5" by 550, 600 or 710
  6. Front Tire Size: 5" by 460 or 550
  7. 9 New Tires Per Year Max
  8. 5" Rain Tires to be used in Rain Race, Rain Tires NOT Required to be MG Brand

SuperClone Points

Starting position is determined by a blind draw for the first heat.  Lowest number in the class drawn starts on pole for the first heat.  Then the starting order is inverted for the second heat.  For the feature the highest earned points for the day starts on the pole. If there is a point’s tie for feature starting positions the tie breaker is the draw for the day.  Low draw wins the position. Heats and feature 1st =10 pts 2nd = 9 pts, 3rd = 8, 4th = 7, 5th = 6, 6th = 5, 7th = 4, 8 = 3, 9 =2 and all positions after 9th get 1 point. Any points questionable by a competitor must be given in writing to a club official within the week between the questionable race and next point’s race. Request for points review will be reviewed before the start of the next point’s race. At the start of the next point’s race, all points will be final.

Tie Breaker: In the event of a Championship Tie, the tie breaker will be the driver with the most FEATURE race wins.  2nd & 3rd place FEATURE race finishes will also be considered as needed to break the end of year Tie.

Backup Karts: Backup Karts WILL be permitted in this class provided the driver who changed karts starts at the back of the grid for the day’s remaining races on his/her OWN ROW.

Rule(s) Violation Appeal

Should any competitor be found to have or be in violated any of the club or track rules, he or she shall have one appeal to club officers to review the violation. Club officers, consisting of president, vice president, and secretary will review the matter and will have the final decision to uphold or override / cancel the violation. Decision to be made within 2-3 days after written request for review from competitor.

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