NASCAR announces overall car weight reduction for Spec Engine users in Whelen Modified Tours

Effective March 9, 2011 – The following is an amendment to the 2011 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour / Whelen Southern Modified Tour Rule Book.

20D-2.2     Overall Car Weight
A. and B. remain the same
C. When the NASCAR-Approved “Spec Engine” is used, a minimum weight requirement of 2,620 pounds must be maintained throughout the Event. Cars will not be permitted to have more that 55% of the total weight as left side weight.
D. through F. remain the same.

This rule change provides teams with a 25 pound reduction in minimum overall car weight when the NASCAR-Approved Spec Engine is used.