2016 Falcon Convention - Valve Cover Race RULES

Great fun for kids and adults !


Valve Cover Car Specifications

  • No engines or propulsion
  • No moving weights
  • Wheels at least 1" from the ends, and not extend beyond the ends of the platform
  • Cars must be made from a rocker arm cover from a FORD automobile engine
  • Cars must have four WOOD wheels, each 2 inches in diameter
  • Wheels must have a non-metallic surface contacting the track
  • Entire original gasket surface must be retained
  • The valve cover race car must be clean - No oil or grease


  • 30 inches maximum car length
  • 10 inches maximum car width
  • 10 inches maximum car height
  • 7 pounds maximum car weight


  • Cars are impounded after registration
  • Cars can Only be run by one entrant, in each class; though same car can be run by other entrants in other classes
  • Racing will be Double Elimination
  • Judges decisions are final

Classes: [1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies for each class]

  • Ladies
  • Men
  • Girls
  • Boys
  • Chapter

Construction Supplies, plus  assembly  and  guidelines  downloads

  • We have wheels and axles and mounting boards available for construction of 10 valve cover race cars, you must bring your own Ford valve cover. 
  • Bring what you need to race and have a Fun time on Saturday.
  • Racing will be in an air-conditioned ground floor conference room in the Resort.
  • Race track will be setup a day early.

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