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Rob Park, Director
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Independence, MO 64057
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Summit ET Finals Rules and Policies

Thursday, January 30, 2014

ET BREAKS AND CLASSES

SUPER PRO          7.00 TO 11.99 (electronics) | 7.00 – 12.75 @ Bandimere

Computer, unless OEM stock, and Stutter boxes – PROHIBITED Delay boxes, transbrake, four-wheel line-loc, automated shifter, throttle control and starting line and or “high side” rev limiters permitted. Data Recorders. – permitted.  Lower engine containment device required for all vehicles running 9.99 or quicker.

 

PRO ET  9.00 TO 13.99 (no electronics) | 9.55 – 14.90@ Bandimere

Computers, unless OEM stock, Data Recorders, Stutter boxes, Throttle stops and Delay boxes are PROHIBITED.  Transbrake/Dual line-loc’s are allowed as long as the wiring consists of a single continuous wire from the power source to a switch and a single continuous wire from the switch to the transbrake or line-loc.  All Trans-Brake/Line Loc buttons must be NHRA Accepted (List of accepted buttons can be found on NHRA.com)

Two step rev limiter – Permitted.  Automated shifters– Permitted.  NO TOW VEHICLES, Lower engine containment device required for all vehicles running 9.99 or quicker.

 

SPORTSMAN        12.00 TO 19.99 (no electronics) | 12.75 – 21.25 @ Bandimere

Computer (unless OEM), Data Recorders, Delay boxes, Transbrake, automated shifter (unless OEM), Throttle stops and Stutter Boxes PROHIBITED.  Two wheel line loc's only are permitted.  Ignition: Single stage, ‘high side’ rev limiter permitted.  Starting line rev limiter prohibited.  Rev limiter or any other rpm limiting devices, legal unto themselves but altered or installed in so as to function as a down-track rpm controller prohibited.  Crank Trigger is PROHIBITED unless OEM Distributor less ignition.  Slicks are permitted and mufflers are optional.  NO TOW VEHCILES.

 

PRO BIKE             7.50 TO 14.00 (electronics) | 7.50-15.00 @Bandimere

Same rules apply as in Super Pro (Lower engine containment device not required)

 

HIGH SCHOOL     12.00 & SLOWER (no electronics) | 12.00 & SLOWER @ Bandimere

Reserved for full bodied cars with full fenders, hood, grille, top, windshield, and functional doors.  NO TOW VEHICLES.

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

ü  Each participant must have competed at a MINIMUM of two events in the current season’s points program for the track represented.

ü  All participants are required to have current NHRA Membership and current Competition Number prior to entry to the event. Proof of both NHRA Membership and Competition Number must be presented at NHRA Registration.

ü  All drivers competing in NHRA ET Categories, that run 9.99 seconds or quicker AND/OR 135 mph and faster, are required to have valid NHRA Competition License.  (motorcycles & snowmobiles excluded from mph ruling)

ü  All license applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have a state issued driver’s license beyond a learners permit.  And provide a notarized minor waiver signed by BOTH legal guardians/parents.

MULTIPLE ENTRIES

ü  Multiple entries with one car are not allowed: Two drivers driving the same car in two different eliminators will not be permitted.

ü  One driver WILL be allowed to drive in two different eliminators, if they drive two different cars.

ü  One driver will NOT be permitted to drive for TWO different teams, even if it is in two different classes.

TECHNICAL INSPECTION

ü  Technical inspection for the NHRA/ Summit Racing ET Finals may be completed prior to the event by the local track technical inspectors. All tech cards and waivers must be signed and completed in full, prior to submitting into NHRA registration.

ü  All vehicles (excluding motorcycles & snowmobiles) running 9.99 in the ¼ mile will be required to have an approved lower engine containment device.

ü  Tech cards must be filled out completely and legible. Valid NHRA Competition License, State Driver’s License and Membership will be verified before the tech card will be accepted at NHRA registration.

TRACK TEAMS

ü  Each track may bring one (1) team consisting of 36 racers. This 36-member team can be a combination of any of the 4 classes. In addition, each track may bring up to four (4) high school students and their points will also count toward to team total. The High School competitors may not race in any other category.

ü  Track points list must be in the West Central Division Office no later than the Tuesday following Labor Day

ü  Final Team Roster must be in the West Central Division Office no later than the Tuesday before the event.

ü  The Final Team Roster may be amended by no more than 6 changes and these amendments must be finalized by the time registration closes on Thursday, prior to racing on Friday.

ü  Each track is allowed to list two alternates in addition to their 36-member team roster. The alternates may replace a team member until the close of the NHRA registration on Saturday, prior to racing on Sunday.

ü  If a competitor is listed on the final team roster, and is discovered to have not competed at the represented track being represented a MINIMUM of two events in the current season, the track will lose eligibility for competition the following season’s Summit ET Finals. See Policies & Procedures Manual Section 7: Penalties and Fines

ENTRY FEES

Event Car And Driver

$70.00

High School Car And Driver

$30.00

3-Day Crew Pass

$40.00

2-Day Crew Pass

$30.00

Single Day Crew Pass

$15.00

PURSE

ET Finals Event:

Super Pro / Pro

Sportsman

Pro Bike

High School

Winner

$3,000

$1,000

$750**

$200

Runner Up

$1,500

$500

$500

$100

Semi-Finalist

$500

$200

$200

$50

Quarter-Finalist

$250

$125

$125

(paid in gift certificates)

**There will be a $250 bonus to the Pro Bike Champion if a 40-Bike field is achieved.

Beginning with third round losers, $50.00 round money will be paid, increasing $25.00 each round to quarter finalist. At quarter finalist, the purse above takes over and no round money will be paid.

 

Race of Champions:

Super Pro / Pro

Sportsman

Pro Bike

High School

Winner

$600

$600

$600

Prizes

Runner Up

$300

$300

$300

Prizes

Semi-Finalist

$150

$150

$150

Prizes

Quarter-Finalist

$100

$100

$100**

N/A

Eighth-Finalist

$50

N/A

N/A

N/A

**Pro Bike quarters payout requires minimum 16-bike field.

ET Finals Race of Champions winners will be honored at the Champions banquet with Championship jacket.
(ROC winners excluded from bonus checks at the Champions Banquet)

THESE GUIDELINES CAN BE MODIFIED OR CHANGED BY NHRA, NHRA WEST CENTRAL DIVISION DIRECTOR OR BY THE NHRA/SUMMIT ET RACING SERIES STEERING COMMITTEE.

Updated 01/30/2014