Irwindale Dragstrip Rules and Requirements

2021 IRWINDALE DRAGSTRIP 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.

ANY DRIVER SUSPECTED OF BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE (ALCOHOL, MEDS, CANNABIS, ETC.) WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY DRIVING ACTIVITIES. IRWINDALE DRAGSTRIP HAS A RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE AND WILL DO SO IN THE NAME OF SAFETY AT ANYTIME.

DRIVERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE

SPEED LIMIT IN THE PITS IS 5 MPH. RECKLESS DRIVING OF ANY KIND IN THE PIT AREA WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE EJECTION FROM THE FACILITY AND/OR SUSPENSION.

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 AT STARTING LINE 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 2021 NHRA RULEBOOK.

NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL PERMITTED ON THE PROPERTY. ALCOHOL PURCHASED FROM TRACK CONCESSIONS MAY ONLY BE CONSUMED IN THE DESIGNATED SPECTATOR VIEWING AREAS AND MAY NOT BE TAKEN INTO PARKING LOT/PIT AREA/STAGING LANES.

IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, IT IS ILLEGAL TO CONSUME, SMOKE, EAT OR VAPE CANNABIS IN PUBLIC. ANY PATRON WHO CHOOSES TO NOT FOLLOW THE LAW, WILL BE IMMEDIATELY EJECTED FROM THE PROPERTY.

MOTORSPORTS IS A RULES DRIVEN ENVIRONMENT. THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTION OF TRACK OFFICIALS IS A MUST FOR ANY PARTICIPANT. IN THE NAME OF SAFETY, IRWINDALE DRAGSTRIP WILL NOT HESISTATE TO HAVE PARTICIPANTS REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY IF IT IS DETERMINED THAT THEIR ACTIONS HAVE PUT THEMSELVES, GUESTS, AND/OR EMPLOYEES INTO HARMS WAY.