2014 TEXAS MOTORPLEX SUPER CHEVY SHOW RESULTS

June 3, 2014 by  
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SATURDAY

CAMAROGUYS GEN 5 CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY S&W RACE CARS RT DI ET MPH
James Stacey, Fort Worth TX 0.139 11.80 11.860 114.95
FAST GM
WINNER: Rick Sellers, Lawton OK 0.030 9.83 9.857 132.35
RUNNER UP: Donna Watson, Mesquite TX -0.103 9.70 9.704 138.34
QUICK GM
WINNER: Jake Augustyn, Midlothian TX 0.067 11.78 11.790 112.34
RUNNER UP: Noah Rubalcadao, Crosbyton TX -0.002 12.82 12.835 104.44
STREET GM
WINNER: Larry Jack, Arlington TX 0.055 13.12 13.139 104.19
RUNNER UP: Shawn Farris, Red Oak TX 0.185 11.99 11.861 105.22
TUFF TRUCK
WINNER: Larry Jack, Arlington TX 0.056 13.25 13.117 104.74
11 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Chad Broom, Fort Worth TX 0.070 11.00 10.676 111.01
RUNNER UP: Abraham Rubalcado, Crosbyton TX 0.166 11.00 10.546 105.56
12 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Jake Augustyn, Midlothian TX 0.175 12.00 12.027 106.57
RUNNER UP: Shawn Farris, Red Oak TX 0.686 12.00 11.548 117.41
13 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Larry Jack, Arlington TX 0.144 13.00 12.234 91.03
RUNNER UP: Noah Rubalcado, Crosbyton TX 0.030 13.00 13.764 82.95
PRO MOD
WINNER: Steve Wiley, Burleson TX 0.031 4.062 183.29
RUNNER UP: James LaFitte, Palestine TX -0.301 4.622 159.95
TRUE STREET
WINNER: Jason Glover, Bryan TX
RUNNER UP: Billy Jones, Amarillo TX
10 SECOND WINNER: Jason Glover, Bryan TX
11 SECOND WINNER: Shawn Farris, Red Oak TX
12 SECOND WINNER: Jeff Kmosko, Fort Worth TX

 

CAR SHOW

TOP 5 EDITOR’S CHOICE SHOW CAR
Sandra Jameson 55 Nomad
Earl Randall 69 Camaro
Bobby Evans 78 Malibu
Gerry Wise 63 Chevy II
Dennis Korkendall 61 Impala
TOP 5 EDITORS CHOICE RACE CAR
Shawn Farris, Red Oak TX 69 Camaro
Jason Glover, Bryan TX 57 210
Gary Kallen, Adan Gereau, Magnolia TX 67 Camaro RS
Kevin Johnson, Coppers Cove TX 71 Chevelle
David Thompson, Grand Prairie TX 95 S-10
SATURDAY SPECIALTY AWARDS
OUTSTANDING ENGINE
Jim McDade, Katy TX 66 Chevelle
OUTSTANDING INTERIOR
Marilyn Joerg, Randall KS 36 Coupe
OUTSTANDING ENGINEERED
Ricky Marshall, Burleson TX 66 Nova
OUTSTANDING WORKMANSHIP
Wayne Terry, Kaufman TX 67 Pickup
OUTSTANDING STOCK-STREET-MODIFIED
Doug Pekar, Coweta OK 79 Camaro
OUTSTANDING PAINT
Mark Blackson, Farmers Branch TX 68 Chevelle
CLUB PARTICIPATION
Pickups-N-Panels of North Texas

SUNDAY

DRIVEDURACELL.COM FAST GM RT DI ET MPH
WINNER: Paul Peyton, Waxahachie TX 0.008 7.68 7.684 165.36
RUNNER UP: Chad Hankins 0.072 8.90 8.908 120.81
QUICK GM
WINNER: Warren Wright, Grandview TX 0.030 10.08 10.144 118.57
RUNNER UP: Ken Graham, Red Oak TX 0.027 11.59 11.734 113.84
11 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Chad Broom, Fort Worth TX 0.081 11.00 11.075 73.07
RUNNER UP: John Stepan 0.089 11.00 11.242 84.67
12 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Ed Ridenhour, Kennedale TX 0.040 12.00 12.130 88.02
RUNNER UP: Jake Augustyn, Midlothian TX 0.118 12.00 12.229 86.57
13 SECOND INDEX
WINNER: Bud DeWolfe, Midlothian TX 0.124 13.00 13.146 105.12
RUNNER UP: Larry Jack, Arlington TX 0.258 13.00 13.014 105.07

 

CAR SHOW

JUDGED CLASS AWARDS
BIG CAR 1949 – 1989
STREET WINNER: Dennis Kuyrkendall, Boerne TX 61 Impala
MODIFIED WINNER: Michael Cotucia, Kemp TX 51 Chevy
CHEVELLE 1964 – 1967
STREET WINNER: Jim McDade, Katy TX 66 Chevelle SS
CHEVELLE 1968 & NEWER
STOCK WINNER: Jerry Sherrill, Arcadia LA 70 Chevelle
STREET OUTSTANDING: Alex Hinojosa, Irving TX 70 Malibu
STREET WINNER: Bobby Evans, Amarillo TX 78 Malibu
MODIFIED WINNER: Jim Walters, Houston TX 70 Chevelle SS
EL CAMINO
STREET WINNER: Melvin Golden, Mesquite TX 71 El Camino
MODIFIED WINNER: Melvin Mills, Dallas TX 67 El Camino
CONVERSION
STREET OUTSTANDING: Joe Krizan, Amarillo TX 87 Pontiac Trans Am GTA
STREET WINNER: Billy Jones, Amarillo TX 02 Pontiac Trans Am
MODIFIED WINNER: David, Jan & Joaquin Sanchez, Clovis NM 60 Pontiac Rambler Wagon
EARLY CHEVY
MODIFIED WINNER: Marilyn Joerg, Randall KS 36 5 Window Coupe
CAMARO 1967 – 1969
STOCK OUTSTANDING: Ken Jacobs, Duncanville TX 67 Camaro Z28
STOCK WINNER: Robert Hamilton, Plano TX 69 Camaro RS/SS
STREET OUTSTANDING: Roderick Nash, Lancaster TX 69 Camaro
STREET WINNER: Greg Price, Corsicana TX 69 Camaro
MODIFIED WINNER: Robert Edwards, Dallas TX 69 Camaro
CAMARO 1970 – 1981
STOCK WINNER: Doug Pekar, Coweta OK 79 Camaro Z28
STREET WINNER: Michael Meeks, Midlothian TX 72 Camaro
CAMARO 1982 – 1992
STOCK WINNER: Alex Hinojosa, Irving TX 90 Camaro
CAMARO 1993 – 2002
STOCK WINNER: Nella Wardlaw, Burleson TX 02 Camaro SS
STREET WINNER:  Jeff Kmosko, Fort Worth TX 02 Camaro Z28
CAMARO 2001 & NEWER
STOCK WINNER: Steve Wallace, Rockwall TX 10 Camaro
STREET WINNER: Michael Coughlin, Midlothian TX 12 Camaro
CORVETTE 1953 – 1967
STOCK OUTSTANDING: Jim Leinart, Sherman TX 65 Coupe
STOCK WINNER: Tim Wardlaw, Burleson TX 62 Corvette
STREET WINNER: Brent Schmenk, Frisco TX 66 Corvette
MONTE CARLO
STREET WINNER: Amador Zunigg, Marquez TX 86 Monte Carlo
MODIFIED WINNER: Robert Watson, Mesquite TX 70 Monte Carlo
55 – 56 – 57
STREET OUTSTANDING: Jeff Jameson, Burleson TX 57 150
STREET WINNER: Jeff Kmosko, Fort Worth TX 55 210
MODIFIED OUTSTANDING: Terry Hall, Edgewood TX 55 Sedan Delivery
MODIFIED WINNER: Donnie Anderson, Albany TX 57 Nomad
NOVA
STOCK OUTSTANDING: Jackie Gilbert, Midlothian TX 63 Nova
STOCK WINNER: Billy McWhirter, Garland TX 63 Nova
STREET OUTSTANDING: Bud Underwood, Kemp TX 63 Nova
STREET WINNER: Bill Aufman, Robinson TX 78 Nova
MODIFIED WINNER: Gerry Wise, Tyler TX 63 Nova
PRO STREET
MODIFIED WINNER: Ricky Marshall, Burleson TX 66 Nova
PRO ENGINEERED
MODIFIED WINNER: Earl Randall, Grandview TX 69 Camaro SS
TRUCK 1949 – 1972
STOCK WINNER: Jack Van Hallen, Keller TX 65 C-10
STREET WINNER: Martin Klement, Jacksonville TX 64 Pickup
MODIFIED OUTSTANDING:  Randy Brady, Palmer TX 70 Pickup
MODIFIED WINNER: Wayne Terry, Kaufman TX 67 C-10
TRUCK 1973 – 1987
MODIFIED OUTSTANDING: Kenkade Grant, Farmersville TX 81 C-10
MODIFIED WINNER: Julian Vera, Corpus Christi TX 83 C-10
TRUCK 1988 & NEWER
STOCK WINNER: John LaRue, Temple TX 92 Pickup
STREET OUTSTANDING: Larry Russell, Lewisville TX 97 C-1500
STREET WINNER: Doug Pekar, Coweta OK 03 Silverado SS
MINI TRUCK
STREET WINNER: Vincent Lewis, Houston TX 06 SSR
SUV
MODIFIED WINNER: Retta Willm, Alvarado TX 74 Blazer
GOLD CLASS
Wyatt Stripling, New Braunfels TX 57 Bel Air Convertible
Al & Donna Thompson, Colleyville TX 57 Bel Air Convertible
John Bedenbender, Mt Vernon TX 66 El Camino
Warren Joerg, Randall KS 70 Chevelle SS
Jody Parker, Wills Point TX 69 Camaro
BEST BIG CAR: Dennis Kuyrkendall, Boerne TX 61 Impala
BEST CAMARO: Robert Edwards, Dallas TX 69 Camaro
BEST CHEVELLE: Jerry Sherrill, Arcadia LA 70 Chevelle
BEST CORVETTE: Tim Wardlaw, Burleson TX 62 Corvette
BEST CONVERSION: Billy Jones, Amarillo TX 02 Pontiac Trans Am
BEST EARLY CHEVY: Marilyn Joerg, Randall KS 36 5 Window Coupe
BEST EL CAMINO: Melvin Mills, Dallas TX 67 El Camino
BEST 55 – 56 – 57: Donnie Anderson, Albany TX 57 Nomad
BEST MONTE CARLO: Robert Watson, Mesquite TX 70 Monte Carlo
BEST NOVA: Gerry Wise, Tyler TX 63 Nova
BEST PRO STREET/ENGINEERED: Ricky Marshall, Burleson TX 67 Nova
BEST TRUCK: Wayne Terry, Kaufman TX 67 C-10
TEXAS MOTORPLEX TOP PICK: Tim Wardlaw, Burleson TX 62 Corvette
BEST IN SHOW: Jody Parker, Wills Point TX 69 Camaro

GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK 2014 EVENT DETAILS

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Event General Information

Spectator Pricing:

$35 Weekend Adult Super Saver (Save $19)
Friday – $15
Saturday – $22
Sunday – $17

Children under 12 Free

Spectator Gate Hours:

Friday – 4:00 pm
Saturday – 10:00 am/Pro Show @ 5:00 pm
Sunday – 9:00 am/Pro Show at Noon

Mid America Chevrolet Dealers Will Host a
Ride & Drive – All Day Saturday & Sunday
Come out and Drive a New Chevrolet

Host Hotel Double Tree by Hilton
1000 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-345-2800
$99 Per Night Rate – Reference Gateway Super Chevy

For Event Information: 618-215-8888 ext. 101 or 114

Event Schedule

(Schedule Subject to Change)

Thursday, June 19, 2014
12 – 5 Vendor Move-In

Friday, June 20, 2014
9:00 – 2:00 Vendor Move-In
12:00 – 8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspection
12:00 – 5:00 Car Show Registration
2:00 – 4:00 Super Car Group Time Runs
4:00 Spectator Gates Open
4:00 Test ‘n’ Tune ($30 – 3 run punch card)
7:00 Box & No Box Gamblers – 100% payback
7:30 True Street Leaves Track for 30 Mile Cruise
9:15 True Street Drag Racing
10:00 Conclude Racing

Saturday, June 21, 2014
7:30 Swap Meet Vendor Gates Open
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 Participant / Vendor Gates Open
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 – 12:00 Car Show Registration
9:00 Jr. Dragster Time Trials
9:30 Super Car Group – Exhibition Pass
10:00 Spectator Gates Open
10:00 Chevrolet Ride & Drive (All Day – Drive New Chevrolets)
10:00 Bracket Time Trials
12:00 Car & Truck Show Judging Begins
12:00 – 2:00 Revell Make N Take Model Building – Car Show Awards Area
1:00 Outlaw Radial Qualifying #1
2:00 Super Car Group – Exhibition Pass
3:00 Outlaw Radial Qualifying #2
4:00 CamaroGuys.com Gen 5 Challenge (Trophy Class)
5:00 National Anthem – Outlaw Radials Round 1 – 16 Cars
5:00 Car / Truck Show – Saturday Awards
5:45 Participants Cruise the Oval Track & Photos
6:00 Super Quick Round 1 Qualifying
6:30 Outlaw Radials Round 2 – 8 Cars
7:00 Jet Car Exhibition
7:30 Outlaw Radial Round 3 – 4 cars
8:00 Super Quick Round 2 Qualifying
8:30 Car Show Parade of Stars
8:45 All Saturday Finals
9:00 Jet Car Exhibition

Sunday, June 22, 2014
7:30 Swap Meet Vendors Gates Open
8:00 Participant / Vendor Gates open
8:00 – 12:00 Car Show Registration
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 Racer For Christ Service
8:30 Jr. Dragster Final Time Trial
9:00 Spectator Gates Open
9:00 Chevrolet Ride & Drive (All Day – Drive New Chevrolets)
9:00 Jr. Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
9:30 Bracket time Trials
12:00 Opening Ceremonies
12:00 All Eliminations
12:00 – 2:00 Revell Make N Take Model Building – Car Show Awards Area
1:00 Jet Car Exhibition
4:00 Jet Car Exhibition
4:30 Car / Truck Show – Sunday Awards (Class Awards)
4:00 Jr. Dragster Finale & Continue Eliminations until Complete

CLICK HERE FOR CAR SHOW INFORMATION

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PARTICIPANT ENTRY FORM

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS JUNE 9

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD RACE PARTICIPANT ENTRY FORM

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS JUNE 9

Friday Race Classes

Test & Tune
Slicks & SCS Racers 4 – 10 PM
Entry: $30.00

True Street (7:30 pm Leave for 30 Mile Cruise – 9:15 Drag Race)
Open to All-Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
¼ Mile – Drag Race – 30 Mile Cruise (Highway)
Entry: $90
Includes: Friday Night Trophy Class w/Jacket and Entry to DOT on Sunday Class
(Sunday DOT – $1,000 Winner & Jacket, $400 Runner Up, $100 SemI, ¼’s $75.00)

Saturday Race Classes

Driveduracell.com Bracket 1
Open to All-Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
Electronics
1/4 mile
.5 Full Tree with Compulink Cross-Talk
Entry: $60
Buybacks: $30 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,200 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $400 & Trophy
Semi: $125
¼: $75

Bracket 2 (Pro – Sportsman – No Box)
Open to Chevrolet Powered or Bodied Cars
1/4 mile
.5 Full Tree
Non-Electronics
Entry: $50
Buybacks: $30 (first –or-second round)
Winner: $1,000 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $350 & Trophy
Semi: $100
¼: $65

Outlaw 28’s vs. 275 Drag Radial – Heads-Up
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree
Quickest 16 cars from 2 qualifying rounds. Payout based on minimum of 12 entries.
Open to all-makes and models. (See Radial Revenge Rules)
Must win first round to win prize money.
Entry fee: $125
Winner: $1,500 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $750 & Trophy
Semi #3: $350
Semi #4: $250

Outlaw MX235 Drag Radial – Heads-Up
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree
Quickest 16 cars from 2 qualifying rounds. Payout based on minimum of 12 entries.
Open to all-makes and models. (See Radial Revenge Rules)
Must win first round to win prize money.
Entry fee: $125
Winner: $1,500 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $750 & Trophy
Semi #3: $350
Semi #4: $250

CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars
Open to 5th Generation Camaros
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry fee: No Charge w/Other Entry Fee
Winner: Special Camaro Guys 5th Gen Trophy & Jacket
Runner Up Trophy

Chevy Street Trophy
Open to all Chevrolet Bodied or Powered Street Vehicles
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
Entry Fee: $40
Buybacks: $20
All run field – random pair
Winner – Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up- Trophy

EFI Heads-Up – All Makes & Models
Open to all EFI Street Legal Cars
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree – Sportsman Ladder – Heads-Up
Entry: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

Sunday Race Classes

Drive Duracell.com Bracket 1 (Super Pro – Box)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Electronics permitted
1/8 mile
.5 Full Tree with Compulink Cross-Talk
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $75
Buybacks: $40 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $2,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $1,500 & Trophy
Semis: $500
Quarters: $200
1/8: $100

Bracket 2 (No-Box – Pro – Sportsman)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Non-electronics
1/8 mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $65
Buybacks: $35 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $600 & Trophy
Semis: $200
Quarters: $100
1/8: $75

D.O.T./Street (Sportsman)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Non-Electronics.
No Transbrakes.
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $55
Buybacks: $30 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,000 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $400 & Trophy
Semi: $100
1/4s: $75

Super Quick Outlaw Open
Open to the fastest dragsters and door cars – regardless of make or model
1/8 mile – .5 Full Tree – Compulink Cross Talk
Must Qualify Quicker than 5.29 – All-Run Field
Dial-in of 3.66-5.29 E.T. (Must dial within .2 of qualified time in eliminations)
Purse based on minimum of 24 cars competing in round 1 eliminations.
Two (2) Qualifying Runs on Saturday. Eliminations Sunday.
Entry Fee: $200
Winner: $2,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-up: $1,000 & Trophy
Semis: $400
1/4: $200

Corvette Challenge
Open to all street legal Corvettes
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair to ladder.
Payout based on minimum 16 car field.
Entry Fee: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

Pick-Up Truck Challenge
Open to all street legal Chevrolet Trucks
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair to ladder.
Payout based on minimum16 truck field.
Entry fee: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

1/8 Mile Super Index Shootout (6.0 & 7.0)
Open to all Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree – Driver picks index of 6.0 or 7.0
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $50
Winner: $200 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $100 plus Trophy

1/8 Mile Heavy Index Battle (8.0 & 9.0)
Open to all Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree – Driver picks index of 8.0 or 9.0
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $50
Winner: $200 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $100 plus Trophy

Jr Dragster
1/8 mile – 2 Time Trials on Saturday & 1 Time Trial Sunday
Eliminations Sunday
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $40
Buybacks: $20
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy
Semi: Trophy

 

True Street Rules:
Based on 16 car minimum

Class Description
True Street is a racing class for mildly modified to heavily modified high performance Chevy-based street vehicles that are street certified and able to drive over a 30-mile distance. All Chevy vehicles permitted. Any Chevy based engine, and any number and/or type of power adders are permitted. Vehicles must be registered, licensed, and insured. There will be trophies and awards for not only quickest average, and runner up, but also for the following: closest averaged ET that is not quicker than the following – 9.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, and 15.00.

Qualifying Information, Ladder Type, & Tree
All Run, NMRA True Street Format, Pro Tree.

CLASS RULES, TRUE STREET
VEHICLES PERMITTED
All Chevy-bodied vehicle and Chevy Powered vehicles accepted. Dragsters and roadsters prohibited.

BODY RULES:
OEM steel (fiberglass/composite if OEM equipped) body shell required. Aftermarket body kits are permitted. Only permitted lightweight components are hood, front valance, rear valance, front and rear bumpers, and rear trunk lid/hatch. Hood is required, may be made of lightweight material. Hood scoops permitted. Any rear wing permitted. OEM safety glass windows required & must be functional. Lexan prohibited.

POWER ADDERS & POWERTRAIN
Any Chevy-based engine, and any number and/or type of power adders are permitted. Any manual or automatic transmission is permitted. Any rear end is permitted. Exhaust system with mufflers is required.

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
CHASSIS/FRAME: Stock-type chassis, permitted. Stock firewall & stock front frame rails must be in stock location and unmodified. Starting at firewall rearward, floor and chassis may be replaced with aftermarket components. Full tube-type chassis vehicles prohibited.
FRONT SUSPENSION: Stock-type front suspension, or stock bolt-in-type replacement front suspension required. Tubular front suspension components permitted. Coil over shocks/struts are permitted.
REAR SUSPENSION: Stock type chassis and stock type suspension is required. Coil-over shocks and springs permitted for both front and rear suspension. Shocks and spring may be re-located. Standard bolt-on replacement suspension and chassis components are permitted. Tubular bolt-in front K-members and A-arm kits are permitted. Back-half vehicles are prohibited. Ladder bars and/or aftermarket 4-links are prohibited. Wheelie bars are prohibited.

STREET EQUIPMENT
In order to compete, all vehicles and/or drivers are required the following:
1. Valid driver’s license
2. Valid vehicle registration
3. Valid license plate(s). Dealer plates prohibited. Paper license tag will be accepted on a new model year car with current registration paper work less than 60 days old from current event date
4. Valid insurance “ID” card. Faxes and/or letters from insurance companies and/or brokers not acceptable.
5. Valid state inspection sticker (if required by state vehicle is registered). 6. D.O.T. Radials or D.O.T. Slicks on front and rear of vehicle.
7. Hood is required, may be made of lightweight material. Hood scoops permitted. Hood/scoop may be liftoff.
8. OEM safety glass windows required & must be functional. Lexan prohibited.
9. Performance aftermarket or OEM style functioning Driver and Passenger seats required.
During the tech-in process, vehicle must have operational street equipment, including headlights, taillights, brake lights, turn signals, and horn.

TIRES: FRONT & REAR
DOT slick tires or DOT legal radials tires required for drive tires during the road tour AND the True Street competition and class run off. Racing slicks prohibited. Maximum actual measured tire size is as follows: Actual measured tread of all racing slick-type tire is limited to 10.75-inches. For D.O.T. radial tires, maximum sidewall designation permitted is 325mm. Tire height is unrestricted. A “go/no-go” gauge will be used to measured tire width. Tire shaving is prohibited. Tire changing is prohibited during or after the road tour. Vehicles equipped from the factory with 345 DOT Radials are permitted to compete with the 345 style DOT Radial on an 18 inch rim.

WHEELS
Spindle-mount front wheels prohibited.

30-MILE CRUISE
There will be a 30 mile supervised cruise prior to competition, limited to those vehicles that have passed tech inspection. An escort will supervise the cruise in accordance with local laws and ordinances. Each competitor and crew will be on their own recognizance during the escort and cruise and bear the full responsibility of their actions as they would on city streets. Please be safe and follow all traffic laws during the cruise.

SUPPORT VEHICLES
Support vehicles (i.e., tow vehicles, crew, etc.) are permitted optionally on the road tour, but must trail behind the True Street participants, and the escort, at all times. All support vehicles are on their own reconnaissance and must obey all applicable local safety and traffic laws.

DISQUALIFICATION/COMPLETION
Cruise is mandatory in the time allotted for competition. Any vehicle unable to complete the road tour under its on power, within the allotted time, will be disqualified from racing. Any vehicle that falls behind the trailing escort will be disqualified.

COOLDOWN PERIOD/RETURN PROCEDURES
After the vehicles return from the road tour, they will return directly to the designated staging lanes for the cool-down period. They may not change tires. The cool-down period will typically last between 15 to 45 minutes. During this cool down period only, entrants may adjust tire pressure (add or remove tire pressure), install fresh nitrous bottles, install ice in their intercooler (only if located in trunk, rear hatch or rear seat area). A strict CLOSED HOOD policy will be in effect until a competitor has completed his or her three back-to-back passes. No re-fueling allowed once car leaves on cruise. Engines must remain turned off during entire cool-down period. External cooling of engine by any means (cold water, outdoor fans, etc.) prohibited. Any engine changes, repairs, or adjustments (changing rocker arms, carburetor adjustments, etc.) prohibited. Changing of tires prohibited. No laptops in vehicle permitted at any time once the first of the three back-to-back passes is initiated.

RACE FORMAT
When called to “load up” in the staging lanes, all True Street competitors must report to their cars and prepare to make three back-to-back quarter mile passes. All hoods and deck lids must remain secured, as they must remain closed until completion of all three passes. Vehicles with air-to-water intercoolers may not add ice to intercooler tank between back-to-back passes, even if intercooler tank is located in interior of vehicle.

NHRA RULES
For all current rules and/or changes please visit the NHRA website: www.nhra.com

2014 Auto Club Famoso Raceway Event Details

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GATE SCHEDULE

Friday June 6, 2014 
Gates Open – 8am – 5pm
Racer/Participant Parking – 8am – 5pm
Vendor Swap Meet Load-in – 8am – 5pm
Tech – 10am
Test and Tune – 12pm – 5pm

Saturday June 7, 2014 
Gates Open – 8am – 5pm
Tech – 8am
Time Trials – 9:30am
Car Show Judging starts – 11am
Pro Mod Qualifying – 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm
Eliminations (Chevy Bracket Cars) – 1pm

Sunday June 8, 2014
Gates Open – 8am – 5pm
Tech – 8am
Final Time Trial – 9:30am
Pre Race Ceremonies – 11:30am
1st Round Pro Mods – 12pm
Eliminations all classes – 1pm
2nd Round Pro Mods – 2pm
Car Show Awards – 3pm
Final Round Pro Mods – 4pm

 

RACER FEES

FRIDAY - Weekend Admission Pass – $40- Includes Test and Tune
Test and Tune – 12-5pm Included in Gate Fee

SATURDAY - Weekend Admission Pass – $30
Saturday Tech Card Fees;
DriveDuracell.com Bracket 1 (Chevy Only) $40
Bracket 2 (Chevy Only) – $40
DOT (DOT Tire & Muffler Required– 1/4th Mile, Chevy Only) – $25
Non Chevy Time runs for Sunday’s Summit Bracket Race – Gate fee

SUNDAY - Weekend Admission Pass – $20
Sunday Tech Card Fees;
Super Pro – $45
Pro – $40
Sportsman (DOT Tire & Muffler Required– 1/4th Mile) – $35
Motorcycle – $30
CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars – $25

 

ADMISSION FEES

CREW & SPECTATOR

Friday
$40 Crew/Spectator Event
Children $5 a day

Saturday
$30 Crew/Spectator Event
$20 – 1 Day Spectator
Children $5 a day

Sunday
$20 Crew/Spectator
Children $5 a day

CAR SHOW
$45 Saturday & Sunday
$30 Saturday Only
$30 Sunday Only

SWAP MEET
$45 Saturday & Sunday ( Friday Early Load-in)
$25 Sunday Only

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