Axial Rock Racing Rules

ROCK RACING RULES

Rock Racing is fast and ferocious and tests the limits of the machine on multiple surfaces ranging from dirt and jumps to large rock obstacles.

We’ve come up with a set of rules to help standardize this class. These rules are meant to help beginners enter the hobby and race against like-vehicles, helping them understand that they don’t need thousand-dollar rigs to compete.


CLASS OVERVIEW

RR1] Rock Race 10-Under Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined
RR2] Rock Race 11-15 Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined
RR3] Rock Race 1.9 Factory Scaler Class
RR4] Rock Race 1.9 Frame Rail Class
RR5] Rock Race Factory Solid Axle Class
RR6] Rock Race Open Solid Axle Class
RR7] Rock Race IFS/Solid Axle Class
RR8] Rock Race 2.2 Tube Chassis Class


RULES BY CLASS

RR1] Rock Race 10-Under Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined
RR2] Rock Race 11-15 Kids Class – 1.9 & 2.2 Combined

Both of the above classes – follow these rules:
Rule #1: Stock chassis. Chassis can be modified, but must retain a portion of the original chassis. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Open motor choice.
Rule #3: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #4: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring & pinion sized gearing.

No restrictions for the following items:
• Tires & Wheels
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts


RR3] Rock Race 1.9 Factory Scaler Class
Rule #1: Stock chassis with no chassis modifications allowed. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Must be solid axle front and rear.
Rule #3: Motor limited to rushed 20T / NO Brushless systems.
Rule #4: 1.9” wheels only.
Rule #6: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #7: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring and pinion sized gearing.

No restrictions for the following items:
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts


RR4] Rock Race 1.9 Frame Rail Class
Rule #1: Stock chassis layout with factory frame rails or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #3: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring & pinion sized gearing.
Rule #4: 1.9” wheels only

No restrictions for the following items:
• Motor
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts


RR5] Rock Race Factory Solid Axle Class
Rule #1: Stock chassis, no aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Must retain factory solid axles.
Rule #3: Must retain factory tires.
Rule #4: MUST USE stock brushed motor
Rule #5: 3S Battery Limit.
Rule #6: Factory pinion and spur gear
Rule #7: Factory ring and pinion
Rule #8: Can upgrade to aluminum shocks.
Rule #9: Can upgrade to aluminum steering link.
Rule #10: Can upgrade to aluminum C-Hubs.
Rule #11: Can upgrade to aluminum Knuckles.
Rule #12: Body Panels can be modified graphically, but must retain factory shapes and intact on vehicle. No running tube chassis naked.

No restrictions for the following items:
• Suspension links
• Driveshafts


RR6] Rock Race Open Solid Axle Class
Rule #1: Stock chassis. Chassis can be modified, but must retain a portion of the original chassis. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #3: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring & pinion sized gearing.
Rule #4: 2.2 wheels only

No restrictions for the following items:
• Motor
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts


RR7] Rock Race IFS/Solid Axle Class
Rule #1: Stock chassis – must retain factory chassis. No aftermarket tube chassis or aftermarket frame rails.
Rule #2: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #3: Must retain IFS front / Solid axle rear chassis format.
Rule #4: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring & pinion sized gearing.
Rule #5: 2.2 wheels and tires only.
Rule #6: 3S battery limit
Rule #7: Must run polycarbonate body or body panels with frame structure.

No restrictions for the following items:
• Motor
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts


RR8] Rock Race 2.2 Tube Chassis Class
Rule #1: Must be 1/10th based; handmade tube chassis or custom frame rails.
Rule #2: Chassis must use a combination of independent suspension and/or axles. (Independent Front Suspension / Fully Independent Suspension / Solid Front and Rear axles).
Rule #3: Stock transmission or an aftermarket transmission housing using stock gear format.
Rule #4: NO center differential transmissions
Rule #5: NO 1/8th big-bore shocks
Rule #6: Stock axles or any aftermarket axle using stock ring and pinion sized gearing.
Rule #7: 2.2 wheels only.

No restrictions for the following items:
• Motor
• Battery
• Tires
• Suspension links
• C-hubs
• Steering knuckles
• Driveshafts