Vintage Tin Class Rules


Vintage Tin class brings back classic 50's and 60's NASCAR racing with almost a completely stock chassis.  This is the slowest chassis that is in competition, but it is big on excitement.  Jump back into racing at it's purest sense.  

Chassis Specification

Maximum tech width 1-1/16th inch.
Only Aurora or Model Motoring copper T-jet chassis
Chassis must remain stock without modifications. 
No venting, lightening or trimming allowed.  

Chassis gear plate must remain stock without modifications.   
No weight may be added to the chassis.

Aurora or Model Motoring stock

Grey tip 2 Lam maximum motors with a minimum of 16 ohms.  

No balancing, truing, rewinds, or de-winds.

Electrical System
Stock copper chassis - no modifications
Brushes - flat copper open (maybe scored)
Any copper pickup shoe allowed, no ski shoes (maybe restricted)

Stock Aurora magnets only - no modifications.
Magnets may be shimmed with plastics or non-ferrous metal.


Aurora or Model Motoring Brass - stock or stock replacement 

Beveled gears are not allowed 

Gears may be polished/sanded 

Shimming is allowed with plastic or non-ferrous material
Stock Aurora crown gear or any other aftermarket crown gear for 9-tooth pinion.

Any axles allowed
OEM rims or aftermarket double flange rims.
Rims maybe plastic or aluminum. 

(JWS Part# Aluminum W01A-1, Plastic W01D-1)
No brass or weighted independent front ends.

Front Tires - open minimum height .350 inch.
Rear Tires - slip on silicone, minimum height .360 inch.

Body Specifications

Vintage Tin NASCAR bodies used during the years 1950-1968
Hard shell, injection, resin cast, no syrene.
Minimum body weight 3.5 grams with screws.
Body may be lowered and lightened.
No body weighting allowed.
Fender wells may be cut for tire clearance.
Car must have both bumpers and windshield.

Two screws are required