MADCAP RACING ENGINES FAST 16
AMERICAN ETHANOL QUICK 16
RACE DATES Six (6) Events in 2018:
May 12, 19
September 8, 29
(Top Dragster & Top Sportsman run at NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series June 15-16, and at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Mopar July 20-22)
Spectator varies / event pending
* Racers must become a Bandimere Speedway Registered Racer to compete in these classes.
* Electronics permitted. Cross Talk Tree class. Timed throttle stops prohibited.
* Fast 16 is open to open-wheel & center steer vehicles only. Quick 16 is open to door-cars only.
* 0.500 full tree, dial-your-own eliminations, breakout rules apply.
* Left/Right run lane and first pairs out assigned in qualifying, and first pairs out in eliminations.
* Quickest 16 qualifiers in the Fast 16 & Quick 16 laddered 1st round. Ladder format will alternate by event. Sportsman, then Pro. List of ladder format and dates kept in Tech.
* Fineline class is made up of all non-qualifiers combined from the Fast 16 and Quick 16, maximum 32 vehicles. All class rules carry over, with payouts based on field size.
* All Fast 16 & Quick 16 Racers will automatically be registered for the Fineline. All racers will earn points in the class in which they QUALIFY at that event.
* Quicker qualified vehicle receives lane choice in all rounds.
* Alternates will be placed into the Fast, Quick, and Fineline programs. Alternates will be placed on the ladder position of the vehicle they are replacing, and receive same round points.
* Broke vehicles will be left on the ladder, if there is not a full field or alternates available.
* All vehicles must be prepared to start at the direction of the designated track official.
* Maximum dial is .10-second beyond the slowest field qualifying time, no quicker than 6.00, and no slower than 7.99 in the Fast, 8.75 in the Quick. Fineline racers follow same dial-in rules in the Fineline class, based on respective vehicle/class.
* All vehicles must meet all requirements for the ET they are running, PLUS, all must have braided steel transmission lines w/ AN fittings, and approved lower engine containment device.
* All racers running 7.50 & quicker must have SFI 3.2a/15 fire suit. Required for all racers in NHRA Top Dragster and Top Sportsman (run at LODRS).
* All Quick 16 entries will have a five-pound fire-extinguisher system, PLUS on cars that utilize nitrous or supercharged must have a min 4” diameter opening adjacent to the driver window.
* Helmet extractors required for all racers 7.50 & quicker.
* All vehicles must be clean and painted to participate. Race Master is final judge.
* Trophies to winner and runner-up. Monetary payout sent via mail.
* Broke Qualifiers receive appropriate 1st round loser points. Non-Qualifiers receive 10 points.