Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0
FED, Altered, F/C or Door Slammers 1979 and older
Phenix Industries PRO 7.5
FED, Altered, F/C or Door Slammers 1979 and older
Hot Heads PRO Comp
FED, Altered, FC or Roadsters
Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas
1979 and older Door Slammers
Must have working doors
THIS CLASS IS INTENDED FOR CARS WITH A NOSTALGIA APPEARANCE. THE NDRL RESERVES THE THE RIGHT TO DENY ADMITTANCE TO THESE RACES IF YOUR CAR DOES NOT FIT THE THEME. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO CONTACT THE NDRL DIRECTLY IF YOU THINK THAT YOU MIGHT NEED CONSIDERATION.
Electronics policy...Any type automotive ignitions are allowed, with the exception of the use of any programmable multi-point rev limiter and/or a rate of acceleration rpm limiter, either by themselves (e.g., MSD 7561) or integrated into the ignition system (e.g., MSD 7531). Slew Rate controllers )e.g., MSD 7761 is also not allowed.
ALL DELAY BOXES/THROTTLE STOP CONTROLLERS MUST BE REMOVED PRIOR TO QUALIFYING. If you are caught you will be disqualified from race event. All runs prior to that will be thrown out. Throttle stop cylinders may be left on car as long as air supply is removed and the device is disabled. THIS WILL BE POLICED IN THE LANES IF YOU HAVE ONE. Automatic shifters are allowed. Two step or three step rpm controllers are allowed, but only for the control of burnout, launch and maximum rpm. A Start Line Enhancer (SLE pneumatic cylinder ) may be used in lieu of an electronic launch rpm control device, however it must be directly wired to the trans break button and not the ignition box.
It is illegal to utilize any electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, or other device to control throttle action during any qualifying or eliminations round. Throttle control must only be a function of direct driver input during the pass. The sole exception is launch RPM devices activated solely by the manual activation of a trans break button. Any device that operates the throttle after the launch is absolutely prohibited.
Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and Phenix Industries PRO 7.5 will adhere to Heritage rules with the exception of any blower size allowed and cars can use a SLE and timing controllers are allowed.The Heritage rules are published HERE
ALL CARS IN COMPETITION ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A LOWER ENGINE CONTAINMENT DEVICE. THIS IS FOR ALL CARS!!
All cars in competition must have a forward attachment for towing the car (with tow rope) if it was to become disabled.
NO NITROUS. Approved power adders are Superchargers and Turbos only.
Electronic Fuel Injection is not allowed. Mechanical Injection or Carburetors only. Electronic Fuel management/controllers are also not allowed.
NDRL race officials will try to inform you of the run times so you are better prepared to go to the lanes. IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A BETTER SHOW,PLEASE HAVE YOUR SAFETY GEAR ON AND HAVE THE DRIVER IN THE CAR AND READY.
Cars that require priming and blower starters....please talk to your opponent so they are aware of your starting procedure.
WHEN THE PAIR IN FRONT OF YOU FIRES TO BURNOUT, PLEASE HAVE YOUR CAR READY TO FIRE WITH CABLES, STARTER, AND SQUIRT BOTTLE READY. YOUR CAR SHOULD BE READY TO ADVANCE TO THE BURNOUT AREA AS THEY ARE STAGING.
ALL CLASSES--TOW VEHICLES SHOULD BE UNHOOKED AND OUT OF THE BEFORE YOU GET TO THE HEAD OF STAGING LANES.
Cars with PEDAL CLUTCHES please talk to your opponent so they are aware of your starting line procedure.
Winners purse is guaranteed money regardless of car count. Full purse will be paid as long as full fields are met in that class. If full fields are not met, then the purse will be pro-rated accordingly.
If a rain out occurs, entry fees will be refunded. Crew refunds are up to the tracks discretion. If the event is rained out after your class eliminations have began, then the class purse will be split amongst the drivers that are still in eliminations.
Points If there is a tie in any of the points classes we will then move to the next category to determine a tire breaker. Points, Race wins, Round wins, then qualifying average will be the determining factors for a tie breaker.
Anything not covered in these rules will be left up to the discretion of the NDRL Race Director.
NHRA general rules and safety rules apply. We will be racing at NHRA facilities so cars and drivers must have licensing and certifications in place for the class that you are entering.
Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and Phenix Industries PRO 7.5 will be "All Run" and will use a "pro ladder".
Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas will be indexed accordingly until odd indexes rule the field. Example: 10.00 vs 10.00, last 10.00 odd numbered will get first 9.50 in line.
All classes will use a .400 tree.
Lane Choice for Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and PRO 7.5 will be given to the lower of the two qualified cars after qualifying is completed. For second round and rounds following, it will go to the driver running closest to index from the previous round. Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas will be determined in the lanes by agreement or coin toss if needed.
BYE RUNS for first round will be given to #1 on the ladder in Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and Phenix Industries PRO 7.5 after qualifying if there is a odd amount of cars. Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas and Hot Heads PRO Comp bye run will be given to the closest to the index after qualifying. if there is a odd amount of cars.
After first round, Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas will go back to best R/T of previous round.
Hot Heads PRO Comp/Gas drivers that have received a bye run going in eliminations will not be eligible for another unless all cars remaining have all had a bye in the previous rounds. Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas drivers that are pulled for the bye will be held at the rear of the field till the bye is ran. If there is an even number of cars, the driver will run the last driver left in the field.
Break passes. Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and Phenix Industries PRO 7.5 will be laddered after qualifying. If your opponent cannot make the call in the lanes you will get a competition single. Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas, if your opponent cannot make the call you will get a competition single. You will not be given a competition single till after its determined your opponent cannot cross the tracks ready line. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO STAGE THE CAR AND TAKE THE GREEN LIGHT.
Qualifying rounds will be held in all classes. Drivers are not required to make all qualifiers but it is preferred. In case of identical times, Ross Racing Engines PRO 7.0 and PRO 7.5 will fall back to MPH to decide. Hot Heads PRO Comp and Quick Fuel Technology PRO Gas will fall back on reaction time to decide.