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1). There are no membership fees, all drivers and car owners are eligible for points, and need no organization affiliation. 1a.) See section E for car owner rules. 1b.) Please note any rules differences for the Western Midget Driver of the Year start with "W" in the appropriate section. 1c.) Please note any rules differences for the Division II Midget Driver of the Year start with "D" in the appropriate section.
B. POINT SCORING
2.) If an event is posted, and regarded as official by the sanctioning organization, then we accept it as an official event.
3.) Results are posted only after receiving them from an official representative of the sanctioning organization.
4.) Preliminary Night Features at the Chili Bowl will carry a minimum of 10 points per feature starting driver (i.e. 12th to balance of field Tuesday-Friday nights).
5.) Only the starting driver of the feature, will receive points. No relief driver points will be scored.
6.) Twin features run on the same day at the same track will receive point rank two for each feature provided there are at least 21 cars present at the start of the evenings events. 6a.) This will not apply to makeup features from a previous date run before a regularly scheduled event. The makeup feature will carry a point total of the car count of the start of the night not the completed night.
7.) Events with less than fifteen cars
will not car owner points.
9.) Ties will be broken only in the top ten, after the season's final event, for Driver, Car Owner and Rookie points. 9a.) First tie breaker is the driver/car owner with the least races run. 9b.)Second tie breaker will be the driver with the most feature wins, if still tied, then second place feature finishes, third, etc., until tie is broken.
10.) If tie in Manufacturers Championship occurs the tie breaker will be the most points scored in the big six events. 10D.) No manufacturer points will be kept for Division II events. 10W.) No manufacturer points will be kept for Western events.
11.) Only events which feature full sized unlimited midget auto racing cars will be scored for NMDOTY or WMDOTY points. Events for Spec Series (Kenyon Cars, Ford Focus, BCRA Lites, NEMA Lites, UMARA Sportsman etc) will not count. Special invitational events will not count. 11D.) For 2016 season and following series will not be counted towards NMDOTY/WMDOTY: Badger Midget Series, STARS, USAC/IMRA, USAC DMA, POWRi Division 2, SSMS, and special open events for 2.4 liter/D2/Divsion II type cars. Additional qualifying events maybe added or announced after the season has started.
12.) Race season year will be January 1- November 30. Events scheduled prior to November 30, and run afterwards due to weather conditions will count in that year. Any events run between December 1-31, and sanctioned by a race organization will carry points for the new season( i.e. January 1). 12a.) Rule 12 was changed for the 2005 season to allow the Mopar Sprint/Midget USAC Spl Event at the Orlando Speedworld on Dec. 1-2, 2005 to count towards the 2005 championship.
13.) Mid-season point leader will be the driver leading points at the conclusion of all June 30 events.
14.) Drivers best 30 points nights
will count towards his NMDOTY overall total. 14W.)
Drivers best 18 points nights will count towards his WMDOTY
overall total. 14D.)
Drivers best 20 points nights will count towards his Division II
16.) A driver/car owner's point total for the same event may differ because of the NMDOTY and WMDOTY point tables.
17.) Events run in the states of CA, OR, WA, AZ, NV, UT, ID, MT, CO, and British Columbia Canada will count towards a driver's WMDOTY point total.
C. ROOKIE STATUS
D. POINT FUND
E. CAR OWNERS
2.) For car owners to participant in year-end point fund distribution and special race awards, they must display National Midget Driver of the Year decals on their car.
3.) Car Owner may not score points for two events run on the same day unless the same car is used for both events. (same car number at two different tracks event running at same time i.e. Saturday Night event in Illinois and California run at same time).
E. WEB SITE
REVISIONS: April 2017, March 2016, February 2016, December 2014, January 2014, January 2013, January 2010, December 2007, April 2007, March 2007, February 2006, March 2005, January 2003, December 2002, January 2002, January 2001, December 1999.