Summit ET Finals Rules and Policies
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 – [email protected] Bandimere
Computers, unless OEM stock, Stutter boxes, Throttle stops and Delay boxes are PROHIBITED. Data Recorders permitted. 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.
ET MOTORCYCLE 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. Foot brake only class. Nitrous prohibited. NO TOW VEHICLES.
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 competitors must be at least 16 years of age and provide a notarized minor waiver signed by BOTH legal guardians/parents.
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.
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 All participating High School competitors must be teched in by the NHRA Certification Team at the event. Competitors will present their tech cards, credentials, and all relevant safety equipment to tech official. Approved tech card must then be submitted to NHRA Registration.
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.
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
ET Finals Event:
**There will be a $250 bonus to the Motorcycle 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:
**Motorcycle quarters payout requires minimum 16-bike field.
ET Finals Race of Champions winners will be honored at the Champions banquet with Championship jacket.
THESE GUIDELINES CAN BE MODIFIED OR CHANGED BY NHRA, NHRA WEST CENTRAL DIVISION DIRECTOR OR BY THE NHRA/SUMMIT ET RACING SERIES STEERING COMMITTEE.
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