Special Events - Memorial Day Old Skool Drags

Old Skool Drags

May 28 & July 16

True Nostalgia Super Stocks
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Illinois Outlaw Gassers
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NHRA Speed For All Heads Up (28 May Event Only)
(Big Tire, Small Tire & Grocery Getter)
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Combo (Box/No-Box)
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Jr. Dragsters (28 May Event Only)

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Gates open Noon / Time Runs 2 pm
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True Nostalgia Super Stock has captured the Spirit of Super Stock Drag Racing from 1959-1969!

Cars will be run on quarter second indexes. Indexes will be chosen before first round of competition and can’t be changed for remainder of competition. 1/8 Mile indexes will be the quarter mile index divided by 1.56 as follows:     

5.76 6.25 6.73 7.21 7.69 8.17
5.92 6.41 6.89 7.37 7.85 8.33
6.09 6.57 7.05 7.53 8.01  


All cars permitted from 1959 –1969 if available from factory with V-8 engines. Must be rear wheel drive. Cars and drivers must meet NHRA safety requirements for Speed & ET. Must retain factory type steel quarters and roof skin. No external modification of a body line or panel allowed except minimal trimming for tire clearance. Hoods required. Lightweight fenders, hood, doors, deck-lid, and bumpers allowed. Hood scoops allowed 5” max opening (must be factory style scoops only). Hood scoops must correspond with manufacturer. (NO Cowl hoods on Mopar, etc.) No Pro Stock style hood scoops permitted. Inner fenders must be retained. Trimming for header clearance permitted. Firewall must be stock and in factory location. Stock appearing bumpers required. Full floor pan in stock location, may be modified for fuel cell and clearance purposes. No spoilers or rear wing allowed unless factory production. Wheel tubs permitted. Battery may be relocated.  


Dashboard must be stock frame. Upholstered door panels required. Rear seat may be removed but carpeted throughout. No bare sheetmetal. Full bench seat or TWO bucket seats required. Aftermarket gauges permitted.


Must be era correct small block or big block V-8 only. Must correspond with manufacturer. ( GM in GM...). Any internal engine modification permitted. No dry sump oil systems allowed. Cylinder heads must look like original type of heads available and accept stock bolt pattern valve covers. Intake manifold/ carb combination must fit under hood scoop rule. Sheet metal intakes prohibited. Dominator carbs prohibited. Fuel injection prohibited.  Must use on board starter and be self starting. Electric water pumps and cooling fans permitted. Must use water blocks with radiator. Headers with collectors permitted.


Must be OEM style manual or automatic. Planetary style manual trans prohibited. Manual trans must be clutch type manually applied and released by foot. Automatic trans may use other manufacturers in place of factory (power glide). Trans brakes prohibited. (can be used for reverse only) Shift aids (electric, hydraulic, or pneumatic) prohibited. Two steps prohibited. Manual trans cars may stage with front wheel line lock.


Fuel must be gasoline only. E-85 and alcohol prohibited.


Aftermarket ignition permitted. No throttle stops, two steps, or delay boxes allowed. No programmable ignitions allowed. No magnetos. Air/Fuel Ratio components permitted.


Factory type front suspension and steering required. Aftermarket rear suspension ok. 10.5W maximum rear tire. Wheelie bars permitted, must not extend past rear bumper. Aftermarket brakes permitted. Line locks permitted


At CCD, all Drivers & Cars must meet NHRA Safety Requirements for Speed & ET

Series Points

Points will be awarded as follows:

Show & Pass Tech

17 Pts

Competition Round (Break beams under power)

10 Pts

Win Race 7 Pts
Best Reaction Time during Eliminations 7 Pts
Closest to "Index" during Eliminations 7 Pts
Chip Draw "Bonus Chip"               (Each Round) 1 Pt

It will be the responsibility of the driver to bring time-slip to Racemaster at end of race to win the (7) points. In case of ties, the same time-slip will be used with opposing data. (reaction time will go to dial in amount and vice versa) The (7) point awards will be awarded whether you win or lose the round. Only one of each of the (7) point awards will be awarded per race weekend.

Every round of competition a bonus chip will be in bag.  The person drawing this chip will be award (1) bonus point.  Person drawing "Bonus Chip" will draw another chip for an opponent.

Your car must stage breaking beams with forward motion under its own power to receive round points (10) points.



Race Procedures

Full .500 tree with "Autostart" will be used. Courtesy staging is mandatory at all times. NSS and dial in must be on windows as required by each track (Front & Side Window Facing Tower).

Time trials will be handled by track officials. You may run as many as the track will allow.

Chips will be drawn before each round of competition to determine your opponent and lane. You must locate your opponent and when called to staging lanes you must come up together. Opponents may trade lanes if both agree. In case of a bye run due to ladder, an extra chip will be in bag. If your opponent can not make the call, you will receive a competition bye run. 

No buy backs.

You may not run your car in any other class during points race.

At end of season, if there are any points ties, the tied cars will have a runoff.

There will be a $100 yearly dues to join. You may run first race with nothing due. If you continue the series, you must pay to continue. This money will be used for end of season points awards. Top ten cars will be guaranteed pay.   Will be more with more cars.

All cars will be teched to ensure they meet the TNSS Rules at their 1st Race.  When season begins, the Winner and R/Up at each event will be re-checked.  At each event at least one car will be randomly teched.  At all times the Rules Committee will be on the look out for any violations. All questions about rules should be brought to any member of Rules Committee for satisfaction. Anyone caught violating rules will forfeit points for that race and will be disqualified for the remainder of that race weekend. Any Racer found violating any rules will need to have violation fixed before being allowed to racing again, be Re-tech to ensure they meet the TNSS Rules and continue in the series.


If you have any questions about any rules or procedures, please call Dennis Spurgeon at (573) 259-1077.


Each race will have a $100 entry. Payout will be 100% of money after track cut.

CCD Track cut will be $20 per entry

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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