Track and Mailing Address: 4700 West State St, Charleston, IL 61920
Track Phone: 217-345-7777 - Office Phone: 217-512-0673
e-mail:
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Real Street Drags Rules - 2019 Season

Midwest Heads Up Series & Real Street Drags Series

Rules Payout Points Schedule


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Real Street Drags General Guidelines

•  The event is open to four-wheel vehicles of any year, make, or model, except where limited by individual class rules.

•  Motorcycle-based vehicles are not allowed.

•  All entries must have current and legal vehicle registration and insurance with paperwork that matches the VIN and license plate on the car.

•  No dealer or manufacturer plates are allowed.
•  Vehicles in competition must have functional headlights, taillights, brake lights, turn signals, horn, and a rear view mirror.
•  Headlights must be of OEM-type design.

•  Equipment rules apply to both the street and track portions of the event.

•  All entries are required to use purpose-built drag-race drive tires on the track, including slicks, DOT-approved slicks:
   Examples: Mickey Thompson ET Street R, Hoosier Quick Time D.O.T
                   Drag radials (examples: Mickey Thompson ET Street Radial S/S or Pro, Hoosier D.O.T Drag Radial, BFG Drag Radial, Nitto NT05R).
                   No street tires with conventional tread permitted in the Weekend Warrior or Wild Street classes.

•  All vehicles must meet NHRA safety rules for the E.T. and Speed they are capable of, and drivers must be NHRA licensed if required.
•  Running quicker than the safety equipment or driver’s race license allows is cause for disqualification at the discretion of the Track official.

•  Engine diapers are required at CID on vehicles running quicker then 7.00ET and/or running power adder(s) but highly encouraged at CCD.

•  Races will be started with a pro tree

•  Delay/Timing boxes allowed.
•  Vehicle pairings will be from a pill draw each round.
•  All classes are subject to a street drive of 30 miles or more.

 

 

BODY
• Must use an all-steel OE body including doors, fenders, and trunk lid or hatch. OE Corvette bodies are allowed.


• The following are the only non-OE-production exterior body panels that may be made of non-metal materials:
   Examples: 1) bumpers, 2) hoods, 3) deck lids/trunk.


• Hood scoops of any material are allowed.


• All windows must be made of safety glass with the exception of pickup and El Camino/Ranchero rear windows.


• An OEM production grille, or an exact replica, for the body’s year, make, and model must be used and cannot be blocked from the front.


• Stock, reproduction, or replica front and rear bumpers are required. Rear bumpers are not required on pickups.


• Rear deck spoilers must be non-adjustable.


• The body may not be altered from the stock shape. No chopping, no sectioning, no narrowing, no pinching, no stretching, no sloping of the nose, no relocating the front wheel openings, no quarter-panel moving or reshaping, no wheel tubs protruding outside the stock exterior body lines.


• Firewall must be in the stock location. Firewall may be smoothed and notched for distributor and valve- cover clearance.


• Must use stock floor pans from the firewall to the rear bumper. Stock floor pans are defined as those with original contours in the original location, made of the original material, and welded to the rocker panels and firewall in the original location. Flat steel non-OE floors are not allowed. Floor pans may be notched for subframe connectors, roll cage tubes, or transmission clearance. Spare-tire wells may be cut out and filled.


• Widened or fabricated wheel tubs are allowed.

 

 

CHASSIS

• Must use the complete stock frame or subframe(s) from bumper to bumper.


• Subframe connectors, tubular transmission crossmembers, and bolt-in tubular front crossmembers are allowed.


• Rear frame rails may be notched and boxed for tire clearance but must be in the stock location, must remain structural as intended by the OE manufacturer, and may not be supported or reinforced by non-original methods (though a custom upper- shock crossmember that spans from frame rail to frame rail is allowed).


• May not use a roll cage design that includes the use of a Funny Car–type protective structure around the driver.


• Engine may not be set back past the stock firewall location.


FRONT SUSPENSION

• The front suspension may use aftermarket components, but they must be commonly available from a recognized manufacturer and they must bolt in place on the stock frame. Minor welding as instructed by the parts manufacturer is allowed.

• Non-stock strut conversions are prohibited.


• Aftermarket or fabricated front suspensions or front clips that replace the stock frame rails forward of the firewall are prohibited.


REAR SUSPENSION

• The rear suspension may use aftermarket components, but they must be commonly available from a recognized manufacturer, and they must bolt in place on the stock frame in the original pickup points. Minor welding as instructed by the parts manufacturer is allowed.

• Bolt-in or weld-in parallel four-links, non-stock watts links, non-stock wishbones, and non-stock track locators are prohibited.


• Panhard bars may only be used on cars factory-equipped with Panhard bars and must be located in the stock brackets.


• The rear suspension must retain the stock concept: OE leaf-spring cars must use leaf springs, OE coil-spring cars must use coil springs, OE triangulated four-link cars must use triangulated four-links, OE torque-arm cars must use torque arms, and so on.


• Rear shock mounting points must be in stock location.


• Typical mini-tub techniques, such as relocating leaf springs inboard, are allowed.


• Weld-in rear sway-bar kits are allowed.


• IRS-to-solid-axle conversions are not allowed. Exception: Mustang Cobras that came stock with IRS may use solid axles if stock Mustang triangulated-four-link suspension is used.


STEERING

• Rack-and-pinion conversions are allowed.


WHEELS AND TIRES

• Cars must run a Drag radial tires on the dragstrip that are no greater than 11.5 inches wide at the tread, as measured with a go/no-go gauge with the tire carrying the vehicle’s weight and at 20 psi of tire pressure. Tire edges may not be shaved or cut to meet the 11.5-inch maximum.


ENGINE

 • Engines must be based upon cylinder-block architecture offered by an OE manufacturer for use in production-line passenger cars. Altered bore spacing is prohibited. Deck height is open.


• Billet engine blocks and cylinder heads prohibited.

 

 

EXHAUST

• All vehicles are required to run a muffler, with the exception of turbo cars which can omit the muffler.

 

DRIVETRAIN

• Turbochargers may not be located aft of the firewall.

• Lenco-type transmission prohibited

(Race Dates: June 22, Aug 10 & Oct 12)


2019 Wild Street

Wild Street is for cars with OE bodies and frames using bolt-on performance parts.
This class is an ALL Out Class intended for cars capable of running faster than 6.39 ET's utilizing all of the rules described in the General Rules

• The vehicles in this class must run drag radial tires, sizes specified in the general rules.

(Race Dates: June 22, Aug 10 & Oct 12)


2019 Weekend Warrior

Weekend Warrior is a heads up class designed for the daily driven performance car.
These cars are to be NHRA/IHRA safety compliant for ET’s slower than 6.40. It carries over the same rules as Wild Street with these exceptions.

 

• Maximum exhaust size dual 3” from tail pipe end forward 18” or single 4” exhaust. No open headers.

• Must have complete upholstered rear seat if factory equipped. Rear seat delete permitted. Deleted area must be finished. No factory exposed steel.
• Engine diapers are required at CID on vehicles running quicker then 7.00ET and/or running power adder(s) but highly encouraged at CCD.

• Cars are permitted to run drag slicks up to a 28” x 10.5” or D.O.T drag radial tire (no greater than 11.5 inches wide at the tread, as measured with a go/no-go gauge with the tire carrying the vehicle’s weight and at 20 psi of tire pressure).

(Race Dates: June 22, Aug 10 & Oct 12)


2019 Daily Driver

Daily Driver is a heads up class designed for the daily driven performance car.
These cars are to be NHRA safety compliant for ET’s slower than 7.00. It carries over the same rules as Weekend Warriors with these exceptions.

• Must have complete upholstered interior, including rear seat if factory equipped.
 

• Cars are permitted to run drag slicks up to a 28” x 10.5” or D.O.T drag radial tire (no greater than 11.5 inches wide at the tread, as measured with a go/no-go gauge with the tire carrying the vehicle’s weight and at 20 psi of tire pressure). Running factory radial tires, larger than 11.5" is permitted if OEM equipped. If the tires have been changed to a race/drag compound the class specific sizes apply.

(Race Dates: June 22, Aug 10 & Oct 12)



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Track and Mailing Address: 4700 West State St, Charleston, IL 61920
Track Phone: 217-345-7777 - Rods Phone: 217-512-0673
Email: colescountydragway@gmail.com

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