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For those who are attending this Year,and looking at entering in some or All or the events, Make sure your Safety Gear is up to snuff. If you need something Heintz Performance is located Right Behund the Speedway,and is Stocking Up on G-FORCE Safety Equipment for Us.
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I know it's probably in another post.
Can you give us a little list of what is required for each event?
I might have to purchase a new helmet. Something I am not looking forward to.

Mandatory Safety Rules:

Helmets must be worn on the road course, drag strip, and while auto crossing at all times. Helmets must be Snell 2005 or newer.

Seat belts must be worn at all times while competing, and while driving around the NC area. “Click It or Ticket”

No passengers other than the Auto Cross and slower Bracket Racing Classes will be allowed.

Remember long pants and closed toe shoes required at all driving events.

For those who have STD. trans equipped vehicles. In the event of a spin use both feet! ( Full brake, full clutch)

ZMax Dragway Track Rules

The following is a list of major items that are required at specific ET’s and speeds. This list is a guideline, and we recommend consulting a current NHRA rulebook for specific details, specifications, and diagrams.

The NHRA 2012 Rule Book for Helmets:
As outlined under Class Requirements, drivers in all classes, including motorcycles, must wear a helmet meeting Snell or SFI Specifications.
SFI Spec 31.1A = Snell SA, open-face helmet
SFI Spec 31.2A = Snell SA, full-face helmet
SFI Spec 41.1A = Snell M, open-face helmet
SFI Spec 41.2A = Snell M , full-face helmet

See Individual Class Requirements for any additional requirements.

E.T. cars (13.99 or quicker) must use a helmet meeting Snell 2005, 2007 or SFI 31.1A, 31.2A, 31.1/2005, 41.1A, 41.2A or 41.1/2005 Specs.13.99 seconds (8.59 1/8th)
  • Drive Shaft Loop with slicks
  • Approved helmet (Full face in open cars)
  • SFI 3.2A/1 Jacket in vehicles equipped with non-OEM nitrous oxide, turbochargers or superchargers
13.49 seconds (8.25 1/8th)
  • Roll bar in convertibles
  • SFI seat belts in convertibles
11.99 seconds (7.49 1/8th)
  • Steel Valve Stems
11.49 seconds (7.35 1/8th)
  • SFI 1.1 or 1.2 Flywheel / Clutch
  • SFI 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 or 9.1 Flywheel shield
  • SFI 3.2A/1 approved jacket
  • Roll bar
  • SFI approved seat belts
  • Drive Shaft Loop with street tires
10.99 seconds (6.99 1/8th) or Super Street
  • SFI 4.1 Transmission Shield, or at 135 mph
  • Aftermarket axles and axle retainers
  • SFI Harmonic Balancer
  • Roll Cage with altered floor pans, or 135 mph – Window net required
  • Ignition cut-off on all bikes / snowmobiles that exceed 135 mph
9.99 seconds (6.39 1/8th) or Super Gas or 135 mph
  • NHRA Chassis Certification
  • NHRA Competition License
  • SFI jacket & pants 3.2A/5
  • SFI neck collar & gloves 3.3/1
  • SFI 29.1 flexplate / 30.1 flexplate shield (AT equipped cars)
  • Full Face Helmet meeting Snell or SFI specifications
150 mph
  • Parachute
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