Quarter Midget racing is a form of automobile racing. The adult size midget being raced during the start of quarter midget racing, used an oval track of one fifth of a mile in length.
An Midget motor sport size midget in the s and s could reach miles per hour, while the single cylinder 7 cubic inch quarter midget engine could make available a speed of 30 miles per hour In a rookie class Called novicesor one quarter the speed of the adult car. Most of the competitive classes run speeds near 45 miles per hour. Current upper class quarter midgets can exceed 45 miles per hour, but remain safe due to the limited size of the track.
The drivers are typically restricted to ages 5 to There were over 4, quarter midget drivers in the United States in On the Midget motor sport coast, Capitol Quarter Midget Association has operated a dirt track for quarter midgets since Quarter midget cars can be reasonably affordable or can cost nearly as much as some full-sized racing cars.
There are many brands of cars as well as custom cars made by individuals.
Cars are covered by body panels which are made of fiberglass, aluminum, or occasionally carbon fiber. Engine costs have driven a number of changes over the years.