KINSTON DRAG STRIP 2007 RULES
1. It shall be the responsibility of
each participant to familiarize him or herself with
all of the applicable rules and regulations of the
Kinston Drag Strip (hereafter referred to as The Track
or Dragway) prior to competing in any event.
2. The Dragway Management and Officials will
establish the length, frequency, and administration of
all events and programs and when their decision is
rendered, their decision is FINAL AND BINDING.
3. Any complaints, questions, disputes, or problems
must be directed to the Race Director immediately.
4. At any time, the display of any type of weapon or
threat of bodily harm will result in permanent
suspension for the driver and the entire racing crew
and will result in the arrest of all parties
5. We demand
courteous conduct from all participants at all times.
We will not tolerate profanity in front of race
officials or management. Profane signs on your car
(sex signs, etc.) are forbidden. We expect you to
look like a professional and act like one! ! Be clean
and look respectable.
fighting or reckless driving in pit area may subject
the offender to suspension depending on the
seriousness of the incident and the decision of the
management. Any continued problems from the same
individuals will result in permanent suspension.
7. Only one
crew member is allowed on the Starting Line.
8. The Dragway
assumes no responsibility for damage to or loss of
your equipment, vehicle or any part by any means
electronics will be allowed in footbrake junior
dragster categories. Delay boxes must be out of the
car. No working transbrake will be allowed.
10. Any driver
caught using an illegal electronic device will be
disqualified from the event and will lose all points
and money for the season.
11. Any racer
deciding to run more than one class will be
responsible for keeping up round after round.
staging is recommended, do not final stage your car
until your opponent has prestaged.
dial-in must be clear and legible on the front
windshield, passenger window and rear window. The
dial-in must be on your car prior to crossing the line
at the front of the staging lanes. Check your dial-in
box and do not stage your car until your dial-in is on
the scoreboard and correct.
14. The line at
the front of the staging lanes is the commitment line
to race. If you break after you cross the line, you
have two minutes to make the start before the other
driver is told to stage. This applies to Bracket
15. Long pants, shirt,
and shoes are required in all classes unless a fire
suit or coat is required by IHRA Rules. Helmets are
recommended in all classes and required by anyone
going 8.59 or quicker and ALL JUNIOR DRAGSTERS. IHRA
Safety Rules will be followed according to your E.T.
16. Lane choice goes
with bye-run car.
17. Junior Dragsters
must be towed or pushed to staging lanes. Junior
Dragsters must be picked up by a tow vehicle at the
end of the run and towed back to the pits. No
assistance by crew members will be allowed after
Junior Dragster has staged.
18. Every car in the
Points will be issued a number. Driver will receive
three points for each race entered and one point for
each round of competition won. No transferring of
19. When qualifying
for a qualified field, you must qualify during
scheduled qualifying runs for that event. No shake
down runs after the first round.
20. While in staging
lanes, you must be ready to race.
21. Staging lanes will
be run at the Staging Lane Director’s discretion.
22. At anytime when
cars are stacked in one single lane, lane choice will
be determined by flip of coin or high card. Final
decision by Staging Director.
23. Round robin may be
used at anytime.
24. If your class is
called to staging lanes and you miss the entire round,
you will not be reinstated.
25. All vehicles must
have at least one working taillight.
26. All motorcycle
riders must have protective clothing according to
their ET. All IHRA
Safety Rules will be
27. All purses must be
collected on the day of the race.
28. Excessive braking
could result in disqualification according to its
29. Golf carts,
scooters, ATVs, etc. must have car number on them and
be driven by licensed drivers.
30. Bye-runs will be
determined by run for the money in time trials when
applicable with the winner receiving the first bye-run
or lane choice in the event there is not a bye-run
that round. Preceding round bye-runs will be
determined by best reaction time from previous
round. If all cars remaining have had a bye-run,
cards will be drawn to determine the next bye-run.
31. We strongly
suggest that all competitors have a 2007 IHRA Rulebook
and familiarize themselves with the rules and
regulations of the particular class or ET section they
are participating in.
32. These rules may be changed or amended at the sole
discretion of Management.