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StreetCar Showdown

There are three StreetCar Showdown  classes being run in 2016 reserved for legal street and highway use appearing vehicles.

These classes are run in heads-up all-out fashion on an 1/8th mile format and run off of an "Instant Green" start.

StreetCar Showdown  is an unlimited performance Heads-Up drag race format.

There are four three StreetCar Showdown  Heads-Up classes;

Pro BantamWeight, Pro WelterWeight, Pro HeavyWeight, and Pro OutLaw.

Race Format and Rules:

Start System: "Instant Green" start.

Courtesy Staging: Not Enforced.

Deep Staging: Permitted

Qualifying: "BlackOut" style - No times displayed on scoreboards

Two rounds of  qualifying are run to establish qualifying order for the purpose of awarding qualifying points and building the first round ladder.

Racers will see qualifying times on the ladder.

Lane Choice: Goes to the competitor having the better qualifying position

Bye Runs & Competition Singles:

Competitors may waive their bye run or competition single. In such cases racers only need be present with their vehicle ready to run in the staging lanes during the running of their class with no work being performed on the vehicle.

 

StreetCar Showdown Class Rules

 

Pro BantamWeight  Pro/B

Vehicles: All vehicles shall be of a production make and model available to the general public.

Minimum Weight: 2750 w/driver

Street Requirements: Vehicles must retain full street requirement functions such as working headlights, tail lights, and both driver's side and passenger side functioning doors.

Vehicles will not be mandated to have current state DMV registration.

Body: All vehicles shall be full bodied and have functioning doors.

Interior: Must maintain stock appearing dash and door panels.

Chassis: 

Vehicle should retain stock firewall and a minimum of 50 percent of factory stock frame.

This is not going to be a heavily policed area of concern as it is only intended to insure that fully fabricated “tube chassis” cars shall not populate the class through unforeseen loopholes.  Vehicles determined to be utilizing a “tube chassis” by DRAGCAR must run in Pro OutLaw.

Engine: Unlimited

Exhaust: Any primary exhaust system permitted.

Mufflers required on non-turbocharged vehicles.

Tires: All vehicles are limited to the following drive tires;

8.5” x 26” Slicks

235/60/R15 Drag Radials

245/55/R15 Drag Radials

Smaller tire sizes are permitted.

 

Pro WelterWeight  Pro/W

Vehicles: All vehicles shall be of a production make and model available to the general public.

Minimum Weight: 2750 w/driver

Street Requirements: Vehicles must retain full street requirement functions such as working headlights, tail lights, and both driver's side and passenger side functioning doors.

Vehicles will not be mandated to have current state DMV registration.

Body: All vehicles shall be full bodied and have functioning doors.

Interior: Must maintain stock appearing dash and door panels.

Chassis: 

Vehicle should retain stock firewall and a minimum of 30 percent of factory stock frame.

This is not going to be a heavily policed area of concern as it is only intended to insure that fully fabricated “tube chassis” cars shall not populate the class through unforeseen loopholes.  Vehicles determined to be utilizing a “tube chassis” by DRAGCAR must run in Pro OutLaw.

Engine: Unlimited

Exhaust: Any primary exhaust system permitted.

Mufflers required on non-turbocharged vehicles.

Tires: All vehicles are limited to the following drive tires;

10.5” Slicks having a measured tread width of no greater than 10.75”

325 D.O.T. Drag Radials

D.O.T. Bias Tires having a measured tread width of no greater than 11.5”
Smaller tire sizes are permitted

EXCEPTION:  V-6 powered vehicle will not be limited to these tire restrictions for 2016.

 

Pro OutLaw  Pro/O

Vehicles: All vehicles shall be of a production make and model available to the general public.

Minimum Weight: 2750 w/driver

Street Requirements: Vehicles must retain full street requirement functions such as working headlights, tail lights, etc.

Vehicles will not be mandated to have current state DMV registration.

Body: Vehicles shall be bodied with functioning doors.

Bodies must remain full and complete, including but not limited to front and rear bumpers, fenders, hood, grille, roof, etc.

Fiberglass and/or carbon fiber body components permitted so long as they duplicate the components being replaced.

Hood and cowl induction scoops permitted.

Interior: Must maintain stock appearing dash and door panels.

Chassis: Unlimited

Engine: Unlimited

Exhaust: Any primary exhaust system permitted.

Mufflers required on non-turbocharged vehicles.

 

Tires: Any size D.O.T. legal drive tire permitted.

Slicks limited to a maximum 11.25" measured tread-width.

 

Pro HeavyWeight  Pro/H

Vehicles: All vehicles shall be of a production make and model available to the general public.

Minimum Weight: 2750 w/driver

Street Requirements: Vehicles must retain full street requirement functions such as working headlights, tail lights, etc.

Vehicles will not be mandated to have current state DMV registration.

Body: Vehicles shall be bodied with functioning doors.

 

Bodies must remain full and complete, including but not limited to front and rear bumpers, fenders, hood, grille, roof, etc.

Fiberglass and/or carbon fiber body components permitted so long as they duplicate the components being replaced.

Hood and cowl induction scoops permitted.

Interior: Must maintain stock appearing dash and door panels.

Chassis: Vehicle should retain stock firewall and a minimum of 30 percent of factory stock frame.

This is not going to be a heavily policed area of concern as it is only intended to insure that fully fabricated “tube chassis” cars shall not populate the class through unforeseen loopholes.  Vehicles determined to be utilizing a “tube chassis” by DRAGCAR must run in Pro OutLaw.

Engine: Unlimited

Exhaust: Any primary exhaust system permitted.

Mufflers required on non-turbocharged vehicles.

Tires: Any size D.O.T. legal drive tire permitted.

Slicks limited to a maximum 11.25" measured tread-width.

 

 

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