8.12.1 Two (2) hood pins, equally spaced across the front of hood, are required within 24” of the leading edge of the hood. Additional hood pins, i.e. at the back plane of the hood, are also recommended. The original stock latch must be removed.
8.12.2 All bodywork must be painted or covered, securely latched and/or fastened and not loose in any manner.
8.12.3 Door, quarter and rear window glass must be OEM or clear Lexan with a 3mm minimum thickness and securely bolted in place.
8.12.4 Windshields must be installed and OEM glass or OEM replacement material (i.e. Speedglass) and be free of cracks. Non-glass, replacement windshields must be a minimum 3/16” thickness, be adequately mounted, and have supplemental, vertical bracing made of minimum 16 gauge (.0625”) aluminum and ¾ inch wide, securely mounted down the center of the opening, inside the vehicle.
8.12.5 Cars must have functioning windshield wipers.
8.12.6 Two external, rear-facing mirrors are required, and must be mounted in stock location and must be positioned so that the driver can see objects along both sides of the vehicle.
8.12.7 The outside door latch/lock operating mechanism may be removed or modified. If it is not in the original location, the door must be operable from the exterior and the opening mechanism must be clearly visible and/or marked for access by safety personnel.
8.12.8 All required FORMULA DRIFT and/or other decals or markings must be present in their specified location (see Appendix D). FORMULA DRIFT windshield banners are required. FORMULA DRIFT reserves the right to have any decals, marks, or other items removed or covered at their discretion.