TSCC Club Rules

TSCC Constitution:


TSCC Club Classes:

Besides Index Classes, TSCC follows SCCA Classing rules, guidelines & PAX values

Street: SS, AS, BS, CS, DS, ES, FS, GS, HS
Street Prepared: ASP, BSP, CSP, DSP, ESP, FSP
Prepared: XP, BP, CP, DP, EP, FP
Modified: AM, BM, CM, DM, EM, FM
Street Modified: SM, SMF, SSM
Street Touring: STF, STS, STX, STR, STU
Spec Solo Coupe: SSC
Kart Modified: KM
Classic American Muscle (CAM): CAM-T (Traditional), CAM-C (Contemporary), CAM-S (Sports) – NOTE: CAM is run as a combined PAX Class
Pax Indexed Classes: Novice (NOV), Pro (PRO)
Ladies Pax Indexed Classes: All
Time Only ( Non-trophy/ Non-points): TO
Formula Jr: JA, JB

SCCA Rules can be found here

General Run Rules

NOTE: An effort is made to ensure all rules are clearly stated and shared. Not all rules may be listed immediately on this site. Please refer to club officers should you need to confirm any rules

  • •ALL event attendees MUST sign the insurance waiver (drivers, passengers, spectators)
  • •ALL Cars MUST pass tech inspections.
  • •ALL Cars MUST be tech ready prior to entering the tech line. This means cars will be numbered, all loose items will be removed from the car & if you are changing wheels/tires they MUST be changed before you enter tech
  • •ALL cars must have Car NUMBER and CLASS clearly visible on BOTH sides of the car
  • •ALL drivers and passengers MUST wear helmets
  • •ALL drivers AND passengers must be fully licensed (No permits)
  • •Novice drivers are prohibited from having passengers other than approved instructors
  • •Any car that does not meet the 97Db sound restriction will not be able to attend a TSCC event until they have quieted their car down

Tech Inspection

NOTE: All vehicles must pass tech inspection or they will not be allowed to run!

  • •No missing lug nuts
  • •No excessive play in any suspension/hub component.
  • •All cars must have Car Class & #’s applied prior to entering tech. Vehicle markings should be as follows:
  • Numbers must be a minimum of 8” (20.5 cm) high with a 1¼” (3.25 cm) stroke. Class letters must be a minimum of 4” (10.25 cm) high with a ¾” (2 cm) stroke. In all cases, the height of the class letters must be between 25% and 75% of the height of the numbers. Stroke width must be at least 10% of the height

  • •Any vehicle that is excessively leaking fluids will not be able to run
  • •Batteries must be properly secured and free of movement
  • •Annual Tech Inspections from Tarheel Sports Car Club, BRR-SCCA, CCR-SCCA & NCR-SCCA are accepted. HOWEVER, all vehicles with annual Tech Inspections from these organizations must roll through tech to quickly verify these credentials.
  • •Floor Mats must be removed UNLESS they are secured by an OEM Clip or Hook
  • •Steering “spinner” knobs shall not be permitted
  • Triad Sports Car Club Adheres to SCCA guidelines for Tech Inspection. These Guidelines can be found Here: (Note – Reference Section 3.3, Safety)


Vehicle Sound (dB) Limits:

Unless otherwise noted, TSCC will have a 97-dB sound limit at all sites. The measurement will be taken at a point where the vehicle can reasonably be expected to be under load at full throttle. The measuring point will be 50 feet from the edge of the course using a sound meter set to “A” weighting, “Slow” response. The microphone will be 3 to 4 feet above ground level, positioned perpendicular to vehicle direction of travel. The microphone will be away from structures (e.g., buildings) as is practical. Those in Violation of these limits will not be able to return to TSCC events until they have quieted their vehicles down.

Passengers (Who are not instructors/competitors)

PASSENGERS: All passengers/riders MUST be registered (Registered as a "Ride Along") and MUST be over 16 with a driver’s license. Those who are in the Novice class will not be allowed to have any passengers BESIDES instructors. No exceptions.

Vehicles EXCLUDED from competition

The Following Vehicles are EXCLUDED from running at TSCC Autocross events at due to rollover risk (In most cases, they must be lowered significantly to run).

  • •Dodge Caliber (non-SRT)
  • •Fiat 500 (non-Abarth) (2012-17)
  • •Ford Fiesta (non-ST) (2011-17)
  • •Geo Tracker
  • •Jeep CJ series
  • •MINI Countryman
  • •Nissan Juke
  • •Subaru Forester
  • •Subaru Crosstrek
  • •Suzuki Samurai
  • •Suzuki Sidekick
  • •Scion iQ
  • •Scion xB (2004-06)
  • ANY Truck, SUV or Crossover vehicles that do not meet the SCCA Static Stability Factor are also excluded. If you plan to run a truck, SUV or Crossover with TSCC that has been modified/lowered, it must be approved BEFORE the event. Even so, It will be up to the Chief of Tech, Vice President & President on whether the vehicle will run the morning of during Tech Inspection.