Irwindale Dragstrip Rules and Requirements

IRWINDALE DRAGSTRIP
ET GUIDELINES

ALL DRIVERS MUST PURCHASE A TECH CARD. IT IS OKAY FOR A DRIVER TO DRIVE A DIFFERENT CAR PROVIDED THAT THE CAR AND DRIVER HAVE BOTH BEEN THROUGH TECH AND ALL ADDITIONAL SAFETY AND NHRA REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET. IT IS NOT OKAY TO HAVE MULTIPLE DRIVERS WITH ONLY ONE TECH CARD.  ALL DRIVERS MUST HAVE A TECH CARD ON FILE FOR THE DAYS TEST EVENT.

DRIVERS CAUGHT SWITCHING WRISTBANDS, OR DRIVING A VEHICLE WITHOUT A TECH CARD ON FILE WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR SIXTY (60) DAYS.

ALL CREW MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN A WAIVER AND OBTAIN A CREW MEMBER WRISTBAND TO GAIN ACCESS TO THE STARTING LINE. SPECTATORS AND CREW WITHOUT A WRISTBAND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED BEYOND THE TEMPORARY FENCE A THE TOP OF THE STAGING LANES. NO EXCEPTIONS.

ONLY 3 CREW MEMBERS PER VEHICLE ARE ALLOWED ON THE TRACK AT A TIME. IF YOU ARE NOT WITH A VEHICLE, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM A TRACK OFFICIAL TO ENTER THE TRACK. MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHS CAN REQUEST PERMISSION AT THE REGISTRATION KIOSK. THEY MUST SIGN A WAIVER, PROVIDE A BUSINESS CARD AND WEAR A BRIGHTLY COLORED VEST

AT NO TIME WILL ANYONE BE ALLOWED IN FRONT OF THE 60′ MARK WHILE ON THE TRACK OR THE RETURN ROAD. YOU MUST BE BEHIND THE SPECTATOR FENCE TO TAKE PHOTOS BEYOND THE 60′ MARK.

ALL DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS MUST WEAR:
LONG PANTS, SHIRT WITH SLEEVES AND CLOSED TOE SHOES (NO NYLON)

8.59 AND QUICKER: HELMET (Snell 2010) OR NEWER, NO PASSENGER

7.49 AND QUICKER: HELMET (Snell 2010) OR NEWER, ROLL BAR, 5-POINT SEAT BELT, NO PASSENGER, JACKET MEETING SFI SPEC 3.2A/1 MANDATORY

6.39 AND QUICKER: HELMET (Snell 2010) OR NEWER, ROLL CAGE, 5-POINT SEAT BELT, COMPETITION LICENSE, CHASSIS CERTIFICATION, SFI 3.3A/5 (JACKET AND PANTS), NECK COLLAR, GLOVES

AFTER MARKET POWER ADDER (Turbo, Nitrous, supercharger, etc) REQUIRES MULTI LAYER JACKET MEETING SFI SPEC 3.2A/5 MANDATORY.

ALL VEHICLES ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A MUFFLER.

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE COMPLIANT WITH NHRA SAFETY STANDARDS FROM THE 2019 NHRA RULEBOOK.