Nhra sport compact rules

Nhra mello yello the nhra, the largest auto racing organization in the world. The schedule features annual events coming back for 2020 and some new events. In 2009, bruno massel captured the national championship in comp with his ccaltered turbo chevy cobalt making him the first driver of a turbocharged car to win an nhra championship. All cars that run down the drag strip are required to undergo a technical inspection by the tracks tech crew. Cars in this section must be capable of being driven on the street. Aug 03, 2017 nhra sport compact series throwback pics by jonathan renovales.

Nhra rules gas coupessedans g 1965 nostalgia gassers. Nhra sport compact and norm reeves honda in cerritos, calif. In addition, certain classes of racers must have a current nhra license. Nhra sport compact series throwback pics by jonathan renovales. Sep 01, 2003 continuing sport compact drag racings rapid descent in e. Stock chassis naturallyaspirated fwd importsport compact cars are not. Cecil county dragway all nhra safety rules and guidelines apply open to all domestic cars and importsport compact poweradder cars. Nhras tech department determined the process needed limits. The nhra summit sport compact drag racing series has announced the development of a new class, quick 16, designed to showcase the 16 quickest cars at an event that may not be eligible for any of the heads up classes. The bikes will compete in an 8bike open competition format under amaprostar rules.

Remove sequential transmission prohibited from second sentence of first paragraph. From the archives of overrev magazine for full resolution images, email overrev at gmail. Dragsters, altereds, street roadsters, coupes, sedans, frontengine nostalgia dragsters, sport compact cars, and. Drag racing league and nhra xpl o d sport compact memberships are not eligible. The rules andor regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events. In the ultraclose pro fwd category, ladwig secured himself the top position with a time of 7. As well as full tubechassis and 34chassis naturallyaspirated fwd importsport compact cars. Mar 25, 2008 team chevys sport compact drag racers kick off season at atlanta dragway commerce, ga. The top qualifiers at the nhra sport compact fallnationals are marty ladwig pro fwd, leslie armendariz honda tuning magazine all motor, brent rau modified, kenny tran hot rod, and brad personett pro rwd. The 2020 season at national trail raceway is shaping up to be bigger and better than this past season. Changes in nhra sport compact i know not many of you are fans of the sport compact series but would like to know your thoughts on this. Class eligibility is based on requirements that include type of vehicle, engine.

They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport of drag racing and are in no way a guarantee against. Taken from the 1965, official nhra rule book pertaing to the gas coupesedan class aka gas class or gassers for short. All nhraihra safety rules and guidelines must be followed at all. The nhra sport compact tech committee announces the following rule changes in the 2007 nhra sport compact rulebook. Nhra publishes an annual rule book that covers every classification from top fuel to et bracket racing and is used by pacific raceways tech crew. Now in its fourth season, the nhra summit sport compact series continues to expand into new markets and venues, as the california dragway will be the host for the nitto california nhra sport compact nationals presented by import tuner, march 14. In 2005, the nhra embarked on an aggressive campaign to increase sportsman racing at each of the nhra xplod sport compact drag racing series events. Buy a rulebook 2019 to 2020 rulebook amendments 2020 rulebook 2020 rulebook amendments junior dragster racing league rulebook. Team chevys sportcompact drag racers kick off season at atlanta dragway commerce, ga.

Drivers qualify at nhra sport compact fall nationals. The quickest of the three headsup super classes in nhra sportsman racing, drivers in super comp compete on a fixed 8. Basic nhra safety rules all cars must meet nhra rules and pass technical inspection this is general information only and you should always refer to the current official nhra rule book. No category in nhra competition features more variety than comp. Drag import news brings all the hardcore import drag racers and enthusiast the latest worldwide event results and news. Conference finals 4162020 nhra announces revised 2020 nhra hot rod heritage series schedule 4152020. American suzuki has announced sponsorship of the pro street bike shootout to be held during the nhra sport compact fall nationals sept. One warning will be given if dials are too small or not legible. Though just about any car is allowed in super comp, the class is primarily inhabited by rearengine dragsters. Nhrascheduled and operated events are not eligible. Matt hartford, an adrl pro stock and nhra sport compact champion, has increased his involvement. Massel is also a twotime winner of the jegs allstars event in joliet.

Nhra summit sport compact drag racing series top speed. In addition to the current centerline policy of disqualifying runstimes, additional penalties of a rule change regarding centerline crossing andor the striking of timing blocks will be imposed on drivers crossing the centerline or striking the timing blocks during. Feb 17, 2016 from the archives of overrev magazine for full resolution images, email overrev at gmail. Unlike super stock and stock, the rules for super comp are very liberal. All drivers competing in nhra professional categories, top alcohol categories, comp, advanced e. Drag racing league and nhra xplo d sport compact memberships are not eligible. Continuing sport compact drag racings rapid descent in e. Nhra notified drivers of a rule change regarding centerline crossing andor the striking of timing blocks. Nhra will calculate and award championship points at nopi drag racing series sanctioned by nhra events.

Apr 14, 2009 the nhra and your favorite sport compact racers return to oreilly raceway park in a few weeks for the 53rd annual nhra mac tools us nationals, september. As in years past, certain classes of racers will be required to be an nhra sport compact member to receive points towards a championship. Take a look back at the first nhra 300 mph funny car run at topeka duration. The nhra attempted to balance the playing field for 1972 and introduced rules allowing for small cubic inch v8, compact cars carrying favorable weight. Revisionsclarifications underlined, recommendations italicized. The top qualifiers at the nhra sport compact fallnationals. Basically, the fx class was a mix and match combination of stock parts from one vehicle being used on another vehicle of the same name. With the growing interest in smalldisplacement engines with power adder, as common in the nhra xplod sport compact racing series, for 2007 nhra has added hd sixcylinder, turbocharged, fourvalve engines and id fourcylinder, turbocharged, fourvalve engines. Street cars the following items are required for a vehicle and driver to pass tech. Stock chassis naturallyaspirated fwd importsport compact cars are not permitted. Dragsters, altereds, street roadsters, coupes, sedans, frontengine nostalgia dragsters, sport compact cars, and trucks race in 75. Quick 16 also provides an alternative to standard et bracket racing for these competitors. Matt smith, the current and threetime pro stock motorcycle champion, is planning to make a few appearances in a pro stock car this year. Nhra and sony officials are currently working on plans to further expand sonys involvement in the sport, which should elevate the sport and bring additional awareness to the sport compact scene.

Nov, 2007 1st round eliminations in prorwd englishtown fall nationals. On 1 july 1973, nhra finally required pro stock drivers to have competition licences, just like blown or fuel dragsters and funny cars. Dec 25, 2011 taken from the 1965, official nhra rule book pertaing to the gas coupesedan class aka gas class or gassers for short. Dec 09, 2019 the 2020 season at national trail raceway is shaping up to be bigger and better than this past season. A competition license or permanent number alone is not sufficient. Pro rwdfwd powerade event eligibility rules nhra hot rod. Replace first sentence with the following methanol, nhraaccepted ethanol, nhra accepted racing gasoline, gasoline including e85 diesel, natural gas and propane permitted page 42 eff 031607 transmission, manual. With the growing interest in smalldisplacement engines with power adder, as common in the nhra xplod sport compact racing series, for 2007 nhra has added hd sixcylinder, turbocharged, fourvalve engines and id four.

Street legal cars with valid registration, safety check and insurance. The warm temperatures at old bridge township raceway park did not keep down the drivers of the nhra xplod sport compact racing series. The sports report nhra national dragster senior editor kevin mckenna offers news, analysis, and personality profiles on sportsman racers in the lucas oil drag racing series. There are now five distinctly different engine combinations for racers to choose from including the current turbocharger, supercharger, and small. The nhra and your favorite sport compact racers return to oreilly raceway park in a few weeks for the 53rd annual nhra mac tools us nationals, september. Nhra announces four lucas oil drag racing series event are postponed 4242020 nhra announces revised participation guidelines for jr.

New exhaust header rules handed down to nhra funny car. The season will open on saturday, april 4 th with a street tire test and tune and then sunday, april 5 th for a slick test and tune. Nhra sport compact series throwback drag import news. Nitto california nhra sport compact nationals presented by. In a memo issued to teams on july 12, nhras tech department said, effective immediately the minimum header angle will be 32 degrees. The nhra rulebook for 1962 listed the fx class rules right along side the super stock rules. All submissions must meet the entry requirements outlined below. Classbyclass regulations and requirements, racing procedures, and more are all covered in this authoritative handbook.

Brainerd international raceway has compiled the full set of rules and regulations required of all drag racing participants at brainerd international raceway. In addition to the current centerline policy of disqualifying runstimes, additional penalties of a rule change regarding centerline crossing andor the striking of timing blocks will be imposed on drivers crossing the centerline or striking the timing blocks. Recordsetting season highlights nhra xplod sport compact. Nhra has announced its 2006 nhra xplod sport compact racing series schedule which will be comprised of nine standalone nhra sport compact series events and two pro rwdclassonly events. Sep 23, 2006 nhra has announced its 2006 nhra xplod sport compact racing series schedule which will be comprised of nine standalone nhra sport compact series events and two pro rwdclassonly events. The street section is for dualpurpose cars capable of starting under their own power. In a memo issued to teams on july 12, nhras tech department said, effective immediately the minimum header angle will be. The top 10 pro rwd drivers in the nhra xplod sport compact racing series points standings before each powerade series event will be eligible to compete at the nhra sport compact nationals at the oreilly nhra summer nationals, june, the nhra sport compact nationals at the mac tools u. Norm reeves honda superstorenhra sport compact free ticket offer 10112007 nhra sport compact and norm reeves honda in cerritos, calif. New exhaust header rules handed down to nhra funny car teams.

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