Double Down DragOut Gambler
AmericanDRAGCAR's Double Down DragOut Gambler is run at each of its 2017 events. This is a conventional dial-in/breakout bracket true gambler format having no qualifying or laddering of fields.
This gambler will run after the other
category first rounds so that racers eliminated from those categories may buy
into this gambler as a consolation bracket.
There is no membership required, and no
additional non-member fee required to run this gambler.
Race Feefee but racers may opt to “Double Down ” for an additional $20.
PayoutsWinner payouts are based on the number of entries and pay to win only.
Double Down Winner payouts consist of the standard DragOutfee.
entrants will also earn Runner-Up pay in fields larger than 32 entries.
Treewill run a 5 tenths full countdown tree.
Courtesy Staging: Courtesy staging is encouraged but not enforced.
Deep Staging: Deep staging is permitted.
Cross Talk: Cross-talk will not be turned on for The
Pairings: The Double Down DragOut Gambler will pair racers randomly using the "Poker Chip Draw" method.
The first two racers at the front of staging will draw numbered chips to determine which will be pulled out for the potential bye-run so long as they have not already had an actual bye-run. The higher numbered chip earns the potential bye.
Then pairings will be made front to back in-line or side by side depending on which is noted on the back of the higher drawn chip.
There is no lane choice in the gambler. In front to back pairings,
the first car out of the lanes will go to the right lane on the track. In
side by side pairings the racers will run in the lanes respective to the staging
lane they are running out of.
Round Lane Choice:
Round lane choice will go to the racer
having the quicker dial-in. In
instances where both have the same dial, then lane choice will be decided by chip
The first “no-box” racer in line in staging will be pulled out for
the potential bye-run, and will get the bye if there is no other competitor
remaining at the end of the round. This
bye may be run in either lane of the race track.
If there is a single competitor
remaining in either of the lanes at the end of the round, the racer pulled for
the potential bye will race this competitor and will take the right lane on the