Tech Information

Hours of Operation
Thursday – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday – 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday – 8:00 am – 12 noon

Delay boxes may be used in Nissan Titan Quick 16 Class. All delay boxes / electronic devices can not be used in any other class and must be removed before tech.

All tech cards must be signed by personnel working at tech and your racing wrist band must be shown at that time!

Racer Information

Class Class Acronym Time Bracket
Super Pro S/P 11:49 and quicker
Pro P 12.99 –  11.50
Super Street S/S 13:00 – 14.99
Street S 15:00 and slower
Snow Machine/Motorcycle M/S
Junior Dragster J/D
Quick 16 Q16
  • All classes must follow the current NHRA/IHRA rules and rulings
  • All vehicles must meet D.O.T. safety standards. Stock OEM vehicles will pass tech.
  • Helmets are mandatory in all classes and must meet the current NHRA/IHRA published rules. SNELL2010 or newer!
  • NHRA et RULE BOOK
  • NHRA JR DRAGSTER RULE BOOK

Protective Clothing:

  • All classes wear full length pants, slacks, shoes or sneakers (mandatory)
  • Synthetic clothing not recommended
  • Shorts, bare legs, tank tops or bare torso are prohibited
  • (11:99 and quicker) requires jacket meeting SFI, spec 3.2A/1 (mandatory)
  • Non-OEM Boosted and Nitrous cars 10.00-14.00 sec require 3.2A/1
  • Alcohol Boosted Cars require 3.2A/15 suits, gloves and boots
  • After-market E-85/ E-98/ Alcohol, boosted fuel systems require 3.2A/15
  • Open-body dragster require arm restraints, neck collar, helmet, gloves, and boots
  • 9.99sec and quicker require neck collar, helmet, gloves and boots
  • M/S classes wear full leather jackets, pants, boots above the ankles, and leather gloves required. Full leather suits (or equivalent) mandatory!

Seat Belts and Restraints – All Classes:

  • Seat belts are mandatory in all classes and must be secure and in good working condition
  • A three-inch driver’s restraint system is mandatory in all cars running 11:49 and quicker and in convertibles running 13:99 and quicker

Credentials:

  • Valid NHRA Competition License is mandatory for all vehicles running 9:99 and quicker
  • Valid NHRA chassis certification is mandatory on all vehicles running 9:99 and quicker
  • All drivers must present a valid driver’s license at tech inspection (G2 or better)

Roll Bars and Cages:

  • Must meet NHRA rule book specifications
  • Roll Bar Mandatory in all cars running 11:49 and quicker
  • Roll Cage Mandatory in all cars running 9.99 and quicker
  • Roll Bar Mandatory in convertibles running 13:49 and quicker

Drive Shaft Hoops:

  • Mandatory on all vehicles running 11.49 and quicker
  • Mandatory on all vehicles running slicks, including DOT slicks
  • Neutral safety switches are mandatory on all vehicles (Vehicle must be in “neutral”, “park” or have clutch depressed to permit starting)

Exhaust:

  • Competition exhaust permitted
  • Exhaust must be directed under or beside car away from driver and fuel tank
  • All exhaust piping, if disconnected, must be secured under the car or removed

Fuel System (All Classes):

  • All non-OEM fuel lines must be metallic or steel braided
  • A maximum of 12 inches in total, front to rear rubber fuel line is permitted for connecting purposes only
  • NHRA general regulation Section 16, 1:5

Throttle (All Classes):

  • Any or all carburetor or injection throttle must be incorporated with a positive acting return spring system
  • All carburetors must be equipped with two (2) return springs
  • No delay boxes or electronic throttle stops
  • M/S classes must return with snap-back throttle (mandatory)
  • M/S class must be equipped with ignition tether cord if 10.99 or quicker

Cooling System Overflow (All Classes):

  • Coolant overflow or catch cans of 16 ounces minimum (mandatory)

Clutches and Drives (M/S Class):

  • Must have front and rear chain guards to cover the width and at least the top run to the centerline of the sprocket of any chain or belt

Drive Track (M/S Class):

  • Track must be of a flat type configuration
  • Paddles, studs or spikes are prohibited
  • Must be OEM or NHRA accepted track only
  • Track must be free of visable signs of excessive wear, logo and S/N must be retained and appear on the left side of the track
  • No shaved tracks allowed

Nitrous Oxide (Nox) (All Classes):

  • Commercially available nitrous oxide permitted
  • Bottle(s) in driver’s compartment must be equipped with relief valve and vent outside driver’s compartment
  • Bottles must be stamped with A.D.O.T. 1800 lb. rating
  • Bottles must be secure
  • All lines steel braided – refer Gen Reg Sec 16, 1:9

Interior and Exterior (All Classes):

  • All interior and trunk areas should be free of loose items
  • Exterior trim, sheet metal, wheel covers must be secure

Tires, Wheels, Studs (All Classes):

  • All tires and wheels will be visually checked for condition and must be free of defects
  • All street tires must be D.O.T. approved and must have a minimum of 1/16 inch thread depth
  • Wheel studs must project into Hex portion of lug nut by a distance equal to one diameter of the stud – Ref to Section 16-15:2
  • Screw in valve stems are mandatory on Front AND Rear tires on all cars running 11:99 or quicker

Battery (All Classes):

  • All batteries to be secured properly in the OEM battery tray
  • If battery is relocated to trunk the following applies:
    • Battery must be secured with two (2) 3/8-inch diameter bolts fastened to the frame
    • Metal battery hold-down straps are mandatory
    • No “J” hooks
    • Master cut-off switch (mandatory)
    • Master cut-off switch must be located at the rear most part of each vehicle and be easily accessible
    • The off position must be clearly indicated with the word “off”
    • Rear firewall is mandatory of .024-inch steel or .032-inch aluminum

Skis and Wheels (M/S Class –Snow Machines Only):

  • All drive and steering wheels must be of rubber, specifically designed for snowmobile use on a dry surface
  • Maximum four wheels per ski permitted
  • After market skis must be constructed according to the following minimum standard, Ref, Section IE, page 37
  • Snow machines must be equipped with full side ski plates for staging and starting lights to pick up
  • Snow machines must be equipped with OEM type snow flap
  • This flap must be equipped with a simple “W” shaped bracket fixed to the upper portion of the rear tunnel will assist to stop the flap from being drawn into the tunnel

Fire Extinguisher:

  • Extinguisher recommended at each pit location

Windshield:

  • No visible cracks or depressions allowed in the windshield

It is OK to have two drivers for one vehicle. The drivers must run two (2) separate classes. Both drivers cannot run the same class.

Contact

General Inquiries
Email: info@dragfest.ca

Technical Inquiries
Richard Abbott
Email: hemirod@me.com
Phone: 807-629-0934

Vendor Information
Mark Houston
Phone: 807-823-0556

Mailing Address
Superior Classics Car Club
Box 568, Terrace Bay Ontario
P0T 2W0