CLASSES & RULES

Car Show Judged and Awarded Each Day
There's a class for everyone! Come on out and enjoy the weekend.

RACE CLASS RULES
DriveDuracell.com Bracket 1- Purse will be posted soon– 1/4 Mile, Full Tree - (ET Break 7.00 - 19.99) Electronics Class, 1/4 Mile, Full Tree, Dial Your Own, All Run Field, Any Power Adder Combo Allowed, Any Tire Size Allowed, No Weight Limit, Slicks, Cross Talk is on! (ask tower if you do not know what cross talk is)

Bracket 2 - Purse will be posted soon– 1/4 Mile, Full Tree - (ET Break 7.00 - 19.99) No Electronics Class, 1/4 Mile, Full Tree, All Run Field, No Throttle Stops, Any Power Adder Combo Allowed, Any Tire Size Allowed, No Weight Limit, Slicks, Mechanical throttle stops permitted

DOT Street - Chevy Cars and Trucks- Trophy Class – 1/4 Mile, Full Tree No Slicks, DOT Tires, Registration Required, All Run Field, No Throttle Stops, Any Power Adder Combo Allowed, Any Tire Size Allowed, No Weight Limit, Mechanical throttle stops permitted.

CAMAROGUYS.COM GEN 5 CHALLENGE - Trophy Class
Any dial-in, DOT street tires and mufflers required. No electronics.

TRUE STREET – 1/4 Mile, Pro Tree
All Run True Street Winner $250 Runner Up $100
10.00 Winner TROPHY Runner Up TROPHY
11.00 Winner TROPHY Runner Up TROPHY
12.00 Winner TROPHY Runner Up TROPHY
13.00 Winner TROPHY Runner Up TROPHY

All vehicles must conform to these guidelines:
1. Must be a Chevy bodied or an Open Body that is Chevy powered.
2. Any engine is permitted on closed body vehicles.
3. Any style cylinder head is allowed.
4. Any type of induction system is allowed. Both carburetor and fuel injection are permitted.
5. Any form of power adder is allowed, including nitrous, single and twin turbos, and superchargers. Twin power adders are permitted.
6. No minimum race weight is required.
7. A closed exhaust with mufflers is required. All exhaust fumes must exit the outlet of the muffler. Turndowns are permitted.
8. Any style front suspension, including bolt-on tubular K-members, replacement front clips, etc., is permitted.
9. Any rear suspension is allowed, including tubs and mini-tubs.
10. An entry must start, operate, and drive under its own power with one driver in the car.
11. All cars must have D.O.T. approved tires and wheels in the front and rear during the road cruise, and while racing.
12. Car must complete the road cruise of 30 miles, and three rounds of eliminations on one tank of fuel. No refueling will be permitted after the road cruise begins.

All drivers must have the following:
1. A current, valid driver’s license.
2. Valid, current insurance and registration cards for any vehicle entered in competition, which must be presented (with driver’s license at the request of the tech inspector. License plate(s) are mandatory; no dealer plates or registrations. Faxes or letters from insurance companies are not permitted–actual paperwork must be presented when requested.
3. All operational, DOT-mandated safety equipment for the particular model year must be operational, including (but not limited to headlights, taillights, turn signals, horn and brake lights; cars will be checked for proper operation of equipment.
4. A Drag Race entry purchased at the gate.
5. A tech card for track tech. Track tech may follow True Street tech, but will be performed regardless.
6. A pen to fill in the tech card legibly. All information that will be posted after the race, and in the magazine must be legible. We are not responsible for misspelled names, unknown years, and models of cars.

Road Cruise:
1. All vehicles, after passing True Street tech, will proceed to the next segment, the designated road cruise.
2. Escorts will be provided. All participants must obey local and federal traffic laws, including passing, merging and speed limits. Burnouts or other illegal acts before or during the road cruise are prohibited. Violators will be subject to disqualification.
3. All support vehicles (i.e., tow vehicles or any other vehicle that will not be actually racing) are allowed to go on the road cruise, provided they are behind the entire group of True Street participants.
4. Any car unable to complete the road cruise under its own power will be disqualified, along with the driver.
5. After completion of the road cruise, all cars are to go back to designated area for True Street participants, which is the Return Road in front of the main grandstands.
6. Opening of the hood is prohibited once the road cruise begins until three rounds of drag strip competition have been completed. If the hood is opened during this time, the car and driver will be disqualified.
7. Opening the trunk or hatch of the car is allowed prior to the first round of competition (i.e., hooking up nitrous bottles. ) Changing nitrous bottles is not permitted once the racing commences.
8. No external cooling of the engine is allowed. No external fans, ice or pressurized fluids may be used. Use of a radiator-mounted primary electric cooling fan is permitted. No battery charger may be connected to the battery after the road cruise. Excessive use of your electric fan may drain your battery. If the battery is unable to start your car during racing, both car and driver will be disqualified.
9. No repairs are to be made from underneath the engine compartment. Any attempts to repair items from underneath will be grounds for disqualification.

Race Procedure:
1. Hoods and deck lids are not to be opened for any reason during the three passes. Hatchback owners may reach through the passenger compartment to access the hatch area only to open nitrous bottles.
2. Tire pressure may be checked, but air can only be removed. No inflation of tires is permitted during the race; therefore, no inflation equipment will be permitted in the car.
3. If you experience any problems (mechanical or otherwise,) and cannot make a pass, do not make it. If you oil down or crash on the track surface, you jeopardize yourself and others. Promptly inform a track official of your withdrawal from the class.
4. Only drivers will be permitted to be with the car during the three passes. All pit members may stand only in the grandstand area or burnout area.
5. If a car is unable to start under its own power, both the driver and car will be disqualified. No push starts will be allowed.
6. All cars and racers must make three runs ¼ Mile, .400 Pro Tree.
7. After the three passes are made, E.T.’s will be added up, and then divided by three, establishing an average used to place the drivers. The three run average will be used to determine the winner, runner-up and index winners.

Winner – Quickest average E.T. of three runs
Runner-up – 2nd Quickest average E.T. of three runs
10 second index – closest average time to 10.0 seconds
11 second index – closest average time to 11.0 seconds
12 second index – closest average time to 12.0 seconds
13 second index – closest average time to 13.0 seconds

8. All results and decisions from the Super Chevy Show staff are final. Averages will be posted the day of the race at the Super Chevy Show car show tent.
All cars must pass track and/or NHRA technical inspection, and must be legal for the elapsed time, and speed they run. Drivers must have proper licensing; i.e., if you have a 9-second car, you must have a 9-second driver’s license. It is up to the track to enforce all safety rules.

CAR SHOW CLASSES
Big Car
(Includes Impala, Biscayne and Caprice)
1949 – 1989
1990 & Newer

Chevelle
1964 – 1967
1968 & Newer

El Camino
All El Caminos

Conversion
1900 – Current Class includes all non-Chevrolet bodied vehicles with Chevrolet power and all Chevrolet bodied vehicles with non-Chevrolet power

Early Chevy
1900 – 1948 Chevrolet bodies and powered cars and trucks

Open
All Chevrolets and GM products not included in a specific category – Through Current Model Year

Camaro
1967 – 1969
1970 – 1981
1982 – 1992
1993 – 2002
2010 & Newer

Corvette
1953 – 1967
1968 – 1996
1997 – 2004
2005 & Newer

Monte Carlo
All Monte Carlos

Chevrolet
1955 – 1957

Nova
1962 – 1967
1968 & Newer

Nostalgia Rod
All unfinished appearing vehicles – Awarded in Conversion or Early Chevrolet classes

Low Rider
All low rider vehicles – Awarded in Big Car class.

Pro Street/Pro Engineered
All Chevrolet vehicles with 75% of an original frame or altered original frame (including rear end narrowed), having a physically narrowed rear end wheel tubs or factory. OR All Chevrolet vehicles, which have a complete tube chassis, from radiator to rear bumper (round or square). Must have a physically narrowed rear end and wheel tubs. All tube chassis drag cars and off road will compete in this class.

Pick Up Truck
1949 – 1972 ALL
1973 – 1987 ALL
1988 & Newer ALL
SUV ALL

YOUNG STAR (under 21)

GOLD CLASS All extensively done Show Vehicles. Undercarriage will be examined to determine eligibility, and a final decision will be rendered by consensus of the Car Show Officials. The Supervisor decision is final and the entry would compete in the Gold Class. The registration procedure remains the same for all vehicles. All entries will register for their normally assigned class and the Judging Supervisor will make the registration change and provide the owner with a new classification card. Gold Class entrants will be reassigned a parking area and will be grouped together. Winners will be awarded in separate categories as appropriate, as well as appropriate “Best” awards
Each class has the possibility of having these classes within. Example being…. Camaro 1967 – 1969 could actually be 3 classes with 3 Winners and 3 Outstandings Camaro 1967-1969 (Stock) Camaro 1967-1969 (Street) Camaro 1967-1969 (Modified)

STOCK CLASS The Stock Class will include vehicles that appear to be factory stock. The interior must be original or a duplicate of the original in material, style and color. Engine must be stock for the vehicle”s year and model. Number to NOT have to match. No tube-type headers allowed unless proved by GM Regular Production (RPO) paperwork. No bolt-on after market parts allowed. Wheels must be available for year/model of the vehicle. All vehicles with a dealer conversion or factory conversions not installed at the factory (such as Choo Choo Customs, Yenko, SLP, etc) will be moved to the Street or modified class of the appropriate category.

STREET CLASS The Street Class includes all vehicles with bolt-on aftermarket or dealer installed parts and/or accessories. The body may have bolt-on spoilers. Ground effects, fiberglass parts, etc. Any molding of these items moves entry to Modified Class. Paint may be of any color from any OEM manufacturer. Aftermarket candy, pearl, metal flake paint entries will be moved to Modified. Painted pinstripes, and taped pinstripes or decals and vinyl graphics are allowed. Judging Supervisor will classify custom work. Other items that move an entry to Street Class include bolt-on headers. Ignition wires, air cleaners, valve covers, continental kits, painted engine compartment, etc. Any molding of any type (including firewall, inner fenders, panels, etc) will move entry to Modified Class. Minor interior changes are allowed (seat inserts, minor truck or truck bed modifications, and bolt-in seats with stock-type interior). No custom interiors allowed. There will be no limit on the amount of bright items on the engine or in the engine compartment. See notes concerning dealer and factory-sold conversions in the Stock Class

MODIFIED CLASS The following will automatically put your vehicle in the Modified Class: bodywork that involves redesign of the original body lines, including but not limited to nosing, chopping, channeling, sectioning, changing radius of wheel wells, molding, tunneling, etc. Paint is of custom design such as painted graphics, shading, blending, candy, pearl, neon, or murals. Engine relocation and /or custom fabricated engine mounts and /or a different Chevrolet engine than was available with any given entry (for example – big block in ”57 Chevy) and/or a smoothed out engine block. Any aftermarket, non stock OEM, multiple car set-ups, tunnel rams, blowers, turbo chargers and/or late model tuned port-type fuel injection on any other era vehicle. Interiors that are of a custom design that consist of changes to three or more of the following: seats, door panels, dash modifications, flooring, headliner, trunk, or truck bed area. See notes concerning dealer and factory-sold conversations in Stock Class

SPECIALTY AWARDS
Saturday Specialty Awards
Top 10 Editors Choice – Car
Show Top 10 Editors Choice – Drag Race ISCA Award Club Participation (Minimum 6 cars registered together as a club) Outstanding Engineered Outstanding Paint Outstanding Interior Outstanding Engine Outstanding Stock Outstanding Street Outstanding Modified Outstanding Workmanship
Sunday Class Awards Class Winner Plaque – 1 per class Outstanding Class Awards – 1 per class
Best in Class Best Big Car Best Camaro Best Chevelle Best Corvette Best 55-56-57 Best Early Chevrolet Best Conversion Best Pro Street/Pro Engineered Best El Camino Best Nova Best Monte Carlo Best Open Best Truck
Gold Class Best Stock Best Street Best Modified
Top Award Best of Show


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