Raceway Drag Racing Rules
All VEHICLES MUST PASS A BASIC SAFTY INSPECTION
ALL VECHICLES ARE REQUIRED TO STOP AT THE GATE.
FRIDAY: 2 RUNS IS CONSIDERED A RACE.
CASTROL ET: 2 QUALIFING RUNS AND START OF ELIMINATIONS IS CONSIDERED A RACE.
10 POINTS WILL BE GIVEN.
SUPER PRO $20.00 PER ENTRY
PRO AND BIKE $15.00 PER ENTRY
SPORTSMAN $10.00 PER ENTRY
WINNER TAKES ALL - 1 TO 8 ENTRIES
WINNER AND RUNNER-UP - 9 TO 20 ENTRIES
WINNER, RUNNER-UP, AND SEMI'S - 21 OR MORE ENTRIES
Alcohol consumption by participating drivers is strictly prohibited. No alcohol is allowed in staging lanes or starting line area.
NO GLASS OR OUTSIDE ALCOHOL allowed inside track premises.
The speed limit in pit area and return road is 10 m.p.h.
No skateboards or roller blades are allowed in pit area.
Children under the age of 16 are NOT allowed to operate any motorized vehicle.
Violators face expulsion from the event along with their racecar and/or crew !!!
Members and will not receive any refunds of any sort.
Batteries: All batteries must be securely mounted. Batteries may not be relocated into the driver or passenger compartments. All batteries must be secured with a minimum of 3/8-inch diameter bolts (no bungee straps, cords, etc.).
Rear firewall: of .024-inch steel or .032-inch aluminum (including package tray) required when battery is re-located in trunk, or battery box must be sealed and vented to outside of vehicle
Cooling: Minimum 1 pint catch can is mandatory on all vehicles. All cooling procedures must be done in pit area or other designated area, if available. Contestants may utilize small water sprayers for spraying radiators while in the staging lanes, however, excessive water spillage must be controlled. Water or ice that is used for cooling down can result on a disqualification if your vehicle is dripping on the starting line. It is strongly preferred that all vehicles run water only.
Waiver and Release: All competitors and crew members must sign a “Waiver and Release.” PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SIGNING A RELEASE.....KNOW WHAT IT SAYS....COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE. By signing this “Waiver and Release” you understand that you will be entering a restricted area at your own risk, and accept total responsibility for anything that may happen to you.
A minor waiver: and release form must be signed by parents or legal guardian for any person under the age of eighteen who will be in the restricted area.
Crewmembers: Must also adhere to all NHRA and CHAMPION RACEWAY Rules and Regulations. It is ultimately the driver's responsibility to insure that his/her crew behaves accordingly.
Dial-ins: Each competitor will be responsible for checking to see that his or her dial-in is correct before staging. If there is any question regarding your dial-in DO NOT stage your car.
NO RE-RUNS will be allowed due to incorrect dial-ins. YOU STAGE....YOU ACCEPT IT.
Drivelines: Driveshaft loop required on all cars running 8.8 (13.99 ¼ mile) or quicker, and all cars running slicks. Street legal cars running 7.2 (11.49 ¼ mile) or slower with D.O.T. tires excluded.
Driving procedure when breakage occurs: If a vehicle experiences damage or breakage during a time, qualifying or competition run, the driver needs to move the vehicle to the wall and STOP!! This technique will prevent unnecessary track cleanup. If everyone abides by this policy, we will be able to resume racing activities in a much faster fashion.
Drugs and alcohol: Zero tolerance - Any driver, parent or pit crew member found to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, regardless of amount, will be ejected from the event, and referred to NHRA and the Jackson County Sheriff. Such a condition is cause for suspension and/or revocation of competition privileges, as well as possible loss of all accumulated points.
Exhaust: Must be directed out of car to rear, away from the driver and fuel tank. A down spout or some type of exhaust tip to direct exhaust toward the ground is strongly recommended. Open headers are permitted.
Fire Extinguisher: NHRA recommends all competitors have in their pit area a minimum of a 2-1/2 pound current certified fire extinguisher. It is also recommended that that all competitors utilizing tow vehicles have an additional fire extinguisher in that vehicle available for immediate use. When fueling a vehicle it is mandatory that a fire extinguisher be present.
Fuel: Gasoline, alcohol, gasohol, diesel, ethanol, natural gas and propane are permitted. Some fuel types are sold at the track.
Helmets and Neck Collars: 8.8 (13.99 ¼ mile) or quicker, minimum SNELL 2005 OR SFI 31.1. Neck collar mandatory in all vehicles running 6.3 (9.99 ¼ mile) or quicker. Refer to the NHRA Rulebook for further restrictions and information.
Participant conduct: Participants at CHAMPION RACEWAY events are expected, at all times, to conduct themselves in a professional and non-disruptive manner. Any participant who, in the sole and absolute judgment of any official of CHAMPION RACEWAY,
1) Verbally or physically threatens another participant or other person;
2) Uses vulgar or derogatory language;
3) Engages in unsportsmanlike conduct detrimental to the sport or racing; or
4) Otherwise creates a condition or circumstance which is unsafe, unfair, or out of order, shall have violated the rules and regulations of CHAMPION RACEWAY.
CHAMPION RACEWAY, its owners, management, and or its officials reserve the right to revoke racing privileges at any time and for any reason and THEIR DECISION IS FINAL.
Protective Clothing: While racing, flip-flops, shorts, tank tops, or bare torsos are prohibited.
Roll Cage: Mandatory in all cars/trucks running 6.3 (9.99 ¼ mile).
Seat Belts: Mandatory in all cars/trucks. Any car/truck running 7.3 (11.49 ¼ mile) or quicker, convertible running 8.5 (13.49 ¼ mile) or quicker is required to have a three-inch driver's restraint system meeting SFI spec 16.1. Refer to the NHRA Rulebook for further requirements.
Speed limit: After making your run, remember, the LEFT lane exits first. Drive slow, 15 mph speed limit on the return road. 10 mph limit in the pit area and staging lanes.
Batteries and ballast: Batteries must be secured per “OEM” OR with a minimum of two (2) 3/8-inch diameter bolts (no bungee straps, cords, etc.).
Loose ballast is not permitted on the race track, so be prepared to empty trunks and interiors of all loose items. Spare tires, jacks, etc., must be securely mounted or must be removed. Toolboxes, jack stands, coolers, loose speakers and speaker boxes, etc., must be secured or removed. If you don't need it, or don't want to leave it unattended, leave it home.
Neutral safety switch: ALL automatic transmission vehicles must be equipped with an operational Neutral Safety Switch.
Wheels: Must have all studs and lug nuts. Remove hubcaps and center caps. When elapsed times are quicker than 8.2 (12.99 ¼ mile), specialized racing equipment is required. See NHRA Rulebook.
Nitrous Oxide: Permitted, must adhere to NHRA rules.
Tech Cards: will only be approved if a vehicle passes tech. You must have your tech card with you to enter staging lanes. Tech cards are only good for the event that they were issued for. A tech card does not guarantee more than one qualifying session. There could be up to 3 qualifying session available depending on time and attendance.
Boundary Lines: In determining lane boundary crossing violations, it is considered a disqualification when any portion of a tire completely crosses the painted line surface. The Official’s word is final.
---SNOWMOBILES AND MOTORCYCLES----
Engine: Must be specifically designed and manufactured for production snowmobile use. Engine modifications permitted; MUST be a snowmobile engine; automobile, motorcycle, aircraft or marine engines prohibited.
Backstands: A clean-out procedure may only be performed on an accepted backstand. At no time may a crew member be in contact with the vehicle during this procedure. Cutoff lanyard must be attached to rider and machine any time snowmobile is started and /or running.
Body: Must be stock appearing. Must have a hood.
COMPETITION LICENSE: a VALID NHRA competition license is mandatory for any ride running 6.3 (9.99 1/4 mile) seconds or quicker.
Exhaust: Any functionally silenced exhaust permitted. May not protrude more than 3 inches beyond the hood or chassis.
Fuels: Racing fuel AND METHANOL PERMITTED. NITROMETHANE PROHIBITED. N20 permitted. RACE FUEL SOLD AT TRACK.
Helmets: Refer to NHRA Rulebook.
Ignition shutoff: Must be equipped with a positive ignition cutoff switch, capable of de-energizing entire ignition system, attached to the rider with a lanyard.
Protective clothing: full all leather of SFI Spec 40.1/2 suit mandatory on snowmobiles running 120 mph or faster. Two piece suits must be joined together at the waist with a zipper.
Jacket and pants or suits meeting SFI Spec 40.1/1 or 40.1/2 (or leather jacket), leather boots/shoes above the ankle and leather gloves mandatory.
Snow flaps: Must be equipped with an OEM for that model year snow flap.
Throttle: Must be OEM location, configuration and operation.
Rain Outs / Rescheduled Events:
If a Champion Raceway sanctioned event is deemed “Rained Out,” the face value of the ticket and/or tech card may be used within one year at any other Champion Raceway event; you must receive a rainout ticket voucher from tower personnel - rules and restrictions may apply. If the event is rescheduled, all tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date. No refunds or vouchers for future events will be given.