Drag strip specifications

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These are basic safety rules to be able to race at Houston Raceway Park. For more information about Houston Raceway Park regulations contact us at Elapsed time requirements are for quarter mile times. Some may include eighth mile equivalent times in parentheses.

NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

Street Legal Rules & Regulations | Houston Raceway

Burnout Box The area just before the starting line that is sprayed down with water, so you can do a quick burnout to warm up the tires or slicks for better traction and get rid of any debris lodged in them. This shows you how well the car launches, which affects your elapsed times. At some tracks, speed in miles per hour is also recorded. Some tracks also have timers at and 1, foot intervals.

Why an NHRA Drag Strip is 1,000 Feet

Class eligibility is based on requirements that include type of vehicle, engine size, vehicle weight, allowable modifications, and aerodynamics. Comp, Super Stock, and Stock are made up of a variety of classes equalized by a handicap starting system. Top Dragster and Top Sportsman feature a single class of vehicle in bracket-style competition. They are capable of covering the dragstrip in less than 3.
These Rules are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish standards for such events. By entering and participating in an event, participants are deemed to understand and accept these rules. They are intended as a guide for conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.