West Doorslammer rules
RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. Eligibility of cars is subject to decision by the Association.
a) Two operating doors
b) Front and rear suspension
c) Left hand steering
2. NHRA safety regulations are in effect. Chassis certification
All drivers must present a valid NHRA license.
3. NHRA advanced ET and ET Bracket rules ( Section 1A and
1B ) are in
effect except as follows:
a) No throttle control devises permitted
b) Data recorders allowed
c) Electric or air shifters allowed
d) An Oil retention device is mandatory (one race grace)
e) No Traction Control Devises
Throttle control devises are not permitted to be used and
must be disconnected and completely disabled before they will
pass tech inspection. Throttle control must be manually operated
by drivers foot; electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any
other devise may in no way effect the throttle operation.
Starting Line Control devises are allowed to be used on any
supercharged or blown applications, but must Not be able to
be activated once the race vehicle leaves the starting line.
These rules will be monitored randomly by fellow racers and
4. Entry Fee: $100 CND. or equivalent in US funds, payable
to the Association, plus gate fees to the track. Entry fee
must be paid before qualifying begins.
5. All members shall pit together in an area assigned by
the track operator.
6. There are eight scheduled points races. The year end standings
will be the total of
Eight of the eight races, which means all members will be
required to count the
Points from every event. There will not be any waivable events.
7. Qualifying procedures:
a) 3 Qualifying passes on Saturday and 1 Qualifier on Sunday
In some situations or for uncontrollable schedule changes/delays
we are never guaranteed all four qualifying sessions, qualifying
sessions may change without notice. Some races may be scheduled
with qualifying Friday & Saturday with eliminations being
run on Saturday.
b) Qualifying positions will be determined from the best ET
of 4 runs (weather permitting) If rained out please refer
to rules #14
c) All cars qualifying with an 8:70 or quicker will be on
the ladder for 1st round. In the event of only one qualifier
all entries will be on the ladder.
d) Qualified competitors not able to make first round will
be on the ladder and receive qualifying and first round loser
a) The qualified field will be laddered on a sportsman ladder
by best qualified E.T When there are an odd number of cars
the bye will go to #1 ET Qualifier (fastest car)
b) Qualifying points will be determined and awarded as per
ET qualifying position based on our qualifying points system
c) All eligible qualifying and elimination runs must be within
the ET your chassis certification and drivers license allows,
faster runs will be deemed illegal and not count. It is the
drivers responsibility to notify us if his pass is illegal.
9. Starting line procedures:
a) No deep staging allowed, and is cause for elimination
b) Four-tenths "pro" tree
c) When staging, both contestants must have their pre-stage
activated before either car advances into the stage beams
If you light both bulbs in error before your competitor sets
their prestage light you are to back out and restage correctly
d) During eliminations, after pre-stage light is activated,
all movement will
be forward unless directed by the starter (see Rule 9c for
e) During qualifying once you have entered the burnout box
that is considered your attempt to qualify you may not back
out and reattempt during that round
f) During Eliminations once a driver has been motioned into
the burnout box they have up to three minutes to proceed before
their competitor will be issued a single run
a) Dial up (slower) only two tenths from the best qualifying
pass(up to 8:70 max)
b) Dial down (faster) as much as desired from best qualifying
c) Dial Ins must be on the car or board before entering burn
d) Lane choice goes to the fastest car
e) Competitors must finish the race in the car they started
11. Protests and complaints during the event shall be directed
to the event
coordinator, under no circumstances shall protests or complaints
to track personnel. (staff, officials, or management) Anyone
that disobeys any
rules and regulations will be disqualified immediately and
incur an additional two race suspension. Second infractions
will incur permanent suspension.
12. Agreements that the Association have negotiated with
sponsors shall be respected by all members at all times.
13. Full prize money will only be paid out to paid members.
Membership has to be
paid in full prior to 1st round of the event. Membership fees
are $150 CND or
equivalent in US funds. The membership fees go towards the
costs of running the race events and for year-end payouts.
Non-members will win half of the prize money that they are
14. In the event of a rain out where eliminations have started,
only those still in eliminations will continue at the rain
date. The Rained out event will be made up at the next scheduled
event, if permitted by track personnel. Those entries will
have one qualifier on Saturday and then start with eliminations.
ET from the qualifier and eliminations on Saturday will count
towards Sundays Qualifying. Once someone is eliminated they
can continue qualifying for Sunday with the other entries.
If qualifying has started but eliminations have not started,
those entries will get their qualifying points as of the last
completed qualifying session, plus an extra 10 points for
making the attempt, but there will not be a rain date. If
an event is rained out or cancelled completely it will not
be made up at a later date, all those in attendance will receive
10 points. In the event that Sunday is calling for a large
percentage of rain in the forecast, the race director and
committee members can vote to race the event on Saturday,
if it is run on Saturday and Sunday is raceable, the points
race will be Sunday and Saturday will become a cash bash only!
If Sunday is a rain out the race from Saturday will count