All vehicles must run quicker than 11.99 seconds elapsed time. Failure to do so may lead to a DNQ “Did not Qualify”. The Race Master has full discretion in determining if a racer can or cannot continue.
New members have one race season in which to make the necessary adjustments and alteration to a vehicle in order for the vehicle to pass Nostalgia Eliminator class tech. Failure to do so will disqualify the vehicle until the adjustments or alterations are made. Reinstatement of a vehicle that has failed to meet class rules will be by the Race Master once vehicle passes inspection.
Crew members are allowed up to the starting line area and no further. NO EXCEPTIONS. This rule was created upon request by the race venues that the VDRA competes at.
Vehicles can be self-starting or started remotely by a support vehicle.
Vehicles and competitors must comply with track rules including elapsed time and MPH restrictions.
All vehicles must meet NHRA safety requirements for speed and elapsed time.
All vehicles must pass a track inspection before competing.
Permitted vehicles include the following: Center steer vehicles such as Altereds, Funny cars and Front Engine Dragsters.
Modern Funny car Bodies are NOT permitted.
The Race Master has full discretion in determining if a vehicle is qualified to compete or not.
Suspension and Drivetrain:
NO Air, electronic or timer devises are allowed in the operation of shifting the vehicle. Must be shifted by the driver.
Trans brake allowed.
Any transmission is allowed.
Cast Iron and Aluminum engine blocks permitted.
Cast Iron and Aluminum heads permitted.
Any ignition system is allowed. Example: Magneto (no Dual Mags), Points, or MSD.
No Data recording devices allowed.
Rev limiters are permitted only for the preservation of the engine. They will not be allowed to control the launch of the vehicle or any down track tuning.
No delay boxes or crossover boxes permitted.
No throttle stops permitted.
Only roots style superchargers up to 871 are permitted. Turbo chargers are NOT permitted.
Any intake manifold is permitted
Carburetor and mechanical fuel injection ONLY. Electronic Fuel Injection will NOT be permitted.
Nitrous Oxide is not permitted.
Gas and Methanol fuels Permitted. NO Nitromethane permitted.
Antifreeze or any coolants other than water are not permitted.