Solo rule changes for 2012

TOPEKA, KS (SCCA) — A number of changes will take place for next year. Here are some of highlights:

  • Street Touring ECU rules updated; piggyback controllers allowed as long as they use the factory sensors and wiring.
  • More lenient catalytic converter rules from STX/STU apply to all of Street Touring.
  • STX/STU big brake allowance applies to all of street touring.
  • Street Touring will now be classified on performance potential – no more class hopping.
  • Street Touring FWD added for modern B and C class econoboxes which are burdened by modern safety requirements – expect to see Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris, Mazda2, and Ford Fiesta in their own class.
  • ASP becomes Super Street Prepared
  • Turbocharged, AWD cars become ASP and can run big boost
  • BSP retains NA 2WD cars like the M3, S2000, C4 Corvette and Boxster/944 S2
  • 2008-2009 Dodge Viper and 2012 911 GT3 are now eligible for Super Stock
  • Stock cars may now modify EITHER front OR rear swaybar, not just front sway bar – but only ONE
  • Divisionals are going away, replaced by National Tours; regions are encouraged to come up with their own local-flavor divisional championships.
  • In order to receive a trophy at Nationals, there must be a minimum of 3 competitors in the class

For more information visit SCCA Fasttrack News – December 2011