Trans-Am Series Technical Bulletin 99-11

SCCA Pro Racing BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Technical Bulletin Bulletin Number: 99-11 Date: August 10, 1999 Issued By: Kevin Bayless, Competition Director Effective Date: Immediately Subject: ...

SCCA Pro Racing BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Technical Bulletin

Bulletin Number:        99-11
Date:                   August 10, 1999
Issued By:              Kevin Bayless, Competition Director
Effective Date:         Immediately
Subject:                Competition Adjustments
Item 1:                 Ford Minimum Weight
Affected Rule:          Article 25: Vehicle Weight Limits and Adjustments

Add the following: Competitors using 311 cid Ford V-8 engine must add 50 lbs to their minimum weight. Revised minimum weight for this combination is 2675 lbs.

Item 2:                 Approved Automobiles
Affected Rule:          A-2.1.4:  1998 Corvette
Change to read:         Maximum rear spoiler width 65 inches.
Item 3:                 Approved Automobiles
Affected Rule:          A-2.4.2:  Grand Prix, Monte Carlo
Change to read:         Minimum roof to decklid, 13.5 inches.

Rationale: To better equalize performance potential of the various body/engine combinations eligible for competition in the Trans-Am Series, based on results from the first eight races of the 1999 season.

Manufacturer     Pole Positions  Top 5 Qualifying  Race Wins  Top Five Race
Ford                    8                  33          8           30
GM                      0                  7           0           10

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