SCRUTINEERING RULES – DRAG RACE

Scrutineering Rules
  • Vehicle engine must operate on its own and it isn’t allowed for vehicles that operate with propulsion.
  • Any vehicle that does not meet the safety requirements will be excluded from participation.
  • Any breakage or scratching of the vehicle’s glass keeps the vehicle from participation.
  • All metal oil containers (Diaper Pan) should be removed before entering the scrutineering building.
  • Bumpers and side skirts must be securely fastened.
  • Vehicles must not have any fluid leaks.
  • Car doors must open from inside the car as well as from outside.
  • Vehicle door handles must be in full working order.
  • Vehicle must have all windows factory glass or Lexan replacement windows.
  • Driver and passenger window glass can be replaced by approved netting.
  • Dark shading that hides vision must be removed.
  • Vehicle electrical and mechanical components and evaporation tubes must be installed or welded in a safe place and not allowed to be bonded using Zip Ties and Hose Clamps.
  • Vehicle brakes must be in FULL working order.
  • Front and rear lights should work properly (at least one light in front and back).
  • All types of tires are allowed to participate.
  • Alloy wheel bolts and screws should be complete, in good condition and fastened properly.
  • Radiators with overflow feature must contain a Catch Can box.
  • Batteries must be securely fastened down.
  • It is allowed to change the location of the battery provided that it is securely installed and outside the driver’s cab. You must use an external battery cable and connect it to the positive + part of the battery. The cable should be located farther from the rear of the vehicle with an indicative sticker (PUSH OFF).
  • The cooling system of the vehicle must be in its original place according to the manufacturer.
  • It is not allowed to reduce side doors weight.
  • It is allowed to reduce engine hood and trunk weight or replace them with fiberglass or carbon fiber. Thus, it is forbidden to replace the vehicle body completely with fiberglass or carbon fiber.
  • A jack stand pad should be present when lifting the car or when the vehicle is malfunctioning.
  • All recording devices must be mounted securely, not handheld.
Tires Rules
  • Allows use of street and soft compound drag radials.
  • Skinny tires are allowed.
  • Usage of spare tires are not allowed.
  • Tires must be in good condition and free from defects.
  • Bolts and nut rims must be in good condition and acceptable.
Driver Seat
  • It is mandatory that all seats are firmly attached to the vehicle.
  • It is allowed to use racing seats with racing seat belts or keep the original seat with the factory belt.
  • It is not allowed to use racing seats with factory belts.
  • It is allowed to remove the passenger and back seats.
Seat Belts
  • Cars that achieve 10.99 seconds in a quarter mile or less require a quick release seat belt of 3 points as a minimum.
  • Cars that achieve 10.98 seconds or 120 mph or faster require a quick release seat belt of 4 points as a minimum.
  • Any vehicle that achieves a speed between 150 mph or faster requires a 5-point seat belt.
Roll Cage
  • Any car drives a quarter mile in less than 10.5 seconds must install a 4 points Roll Cage.
  • Roll cage in cars faster than 10.5 seconds should follow the SFI 16.1 specification for shoulder & pelvis and SFI 16.5 specification between the feet.
  • Each vehicle with a roll cage in cars faster than 10.5 seconds is required to install a 5-point sports belt.
  • Any car drives a quarter mile in 9.99 seconds must install at least 6 points Roll Cage.
  • Any car drives a quarter mile 9 seconds or less must install at least 10 points Roll Cage.
  • Window insulator should be installed for any car with roll cage.
  • Window insulator should be installed for any vehicle with roll cage (10 points or more) as per SFI 27.1 specification.
  • Aftermarket non-Airbag Steering Wheels are permitted for any vehicle that has a roll cage / Roll bar and a racing belt.
Parachute
  • The parachute should be installed to any vehicle with a speed exceeding 250 km /H and must have a cover and lock.
Convertible Cars / Open Cabin
  • Roll bar is required for convertible cars that drive the quarter mile in less than 12.5 seconds.
Fule / Fluid / Nitrous Gas Conditions
  • Any type of fuel except methanol is allowed.
  • Distilled water should be used in the cooling system.
  • Nitrous gas cylinders must be labeled and fastened with screws outside the driver’s cabinet.
  • All fuel pipes and tubes must be outside the driver’s cabinet.
  • All fuel pipes and tubes (not from original manufacture) must be Braided Steel or comply with the safety standard (NHRA woven lines).
  • Zip Ties & Hose Clamps are not allowed anywhere in the fuel system.
  • When using an external fuel pump, it must be securely installed and outside the driver’s cabinet.
  • There should be an iron barrier thickness of 024 (inch) or aluminum 032 (inch) between ​​the driver and the trunk in case of a sport fuel tank or nitrous are within the cabinet.