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The expected costs for participating in the Car Club Challenge are as follows:

CCCA Membership - Yearly ......Price covers both tracks................$10.00
Pacific Raceways—Tech Card (each time) ....................................$40.00*
Bremerton Raceways—Tech Card (each time) ...............................$45.00*
The fun you’ll have ..................................................................Priceless!
* Note: Track Prices may vary.


Race Rules

· No alcohol consumption by participants.

· No Rainout makeup races.

· A CCCA number is required to compete.

· Staging lanes are closed when the first car crosses the line at the front of the staging lanes.

· If there is a bye in a round, the racer with the better reaction time in the previous round will receive the bye run (even if this results in teammates racing against each other).

· Races completed through the quarter-finals that are canceled by rain or curfew
Trophy
 positions for that race shall be decided on reaction time from quarter-finals. If racers involved both have the same reaction time, then the CCCA officers on hand will make a determination.

· NHRA "Street Legal" cars or trucks only (no motorcycles).

· DOT approved tires are required (bare cords not permitted).

· Exhaust must route through mufflers.

· No Electronics (per NHRA definition) and no G-tech timing devices.

· Transmission brakes, two-steps and line-locks are okay.

· Only racers of CCCA member car clubs may receive trophies.

· Current NHRA and track safety rules apply at all times.

· Vehicles must be registered for street use in any state or province (no trip permits) Registration must match the vin# of the vehicle and tabs must be current.

· No cars faster than 10.00 sec. or 135 MPH.

· Any rules disputes are to be handled by the Race Director and representatives from at least 3 member clubs.

· The Race Director may exclude racers in violation of CCCA, NHRA or Track safety rules.

· 36" crank height applies (no Monster Trucks please).

· Cutouts are allowed if full exhaust is retained.

· Lane choice shall be determined by the largest team at each race. This shall be determined after the first Test-N-Tune run and decided by their team captain.

· If there is a tie for a trophy position at the last race of a given track, there shall be a run-off as determined by the CCCA Race Director. It must occur at that event. If the Race Director   determines that a run-off is not possible, the final determination will be made using the Best Package from eliminations of that race. This process also applies to a 3-way tie, and so on.

If the issue is still unresolved, the CCCA officers available shall make a final determination.



These are only some of the race rules. Please contact the NHRA Tech Department at
360-698-4858 with NHRA related questions.


Scoring System

CCCA points shall be awarded as follows:
Note: Points are NOT based on how points are awarded by any track

17 to 32 Cars:

1st round loser: 30
2nd round loser: 40
3rd round loser: 51
4th round loser (SEMI’s): 62
Runner-up: 73
Winner: 95


33 to 64 Cars:
1st round loser: 30
2nd round loser: 40
3rd round loser: 51
4th round loser: 62
5th round loser (SEMI's): 73
Runner-up: 84
Winner: 105


65 to 128 Cars:
1st round loser: 30
2nd round loser: 40
3rd round loser: 51
4th round loser: 62
5th round loser: 73
6th round loser (SEMI’s): 84
Runner-up: 95
Winner: 115


Staging Instructions - Pacific Raceways

Buy your tech card ($40.00) -
Find a Pit Spot-Remove any loose items from the interior of your car (no loose balast). Proceed to the office by the staging lanes.
Fill out all of your paperwork and waiver and sign in for your CCCA number-you'll use the CCCA number for the series.
Purchase your CCCA membership card for ($10) if you haven't already done so that you can accumulate points. Membership is good for all CCCA races regardless of track. Bring your CCCA membership card each time you race-Good for the whole year.
Proceed to your car and get in line for Tech Check. Once you've passed Tech return to pits and listen to loud speakers for Car Club time trials announcement.
Post your CCCA number on windows as follows:

Front Window Drivers side, top, horizontal, at least 6" tall Side Window Drivers side, top, towards back, horizontal, at least 6" tall Back Window Drivers side, top, horizontal, at least 6" tall

Wait for Car Club to be called for time trials.
Proceed to staging lanes for your time pass-one pass per call.
Once you've established your dial-in time, wait for call for elimination rounds.
Post your dial time on windows below your CCCA number, at least 6" tall.
Once called for elimination runs, proceed to staging lanes (usually 1-4). Be sure to line up in same lane as your team so that you're not racing against your team members. Depending on attendance, race director may direct you to a different lane, please follow all instructions.

Staging Instructions - Bremerton Raceway

Buy your tech card ($40.00)
Get in line for Tech Check.
Sign in and get your CCCA number.
Purchase your CCCA membership card for ($10) if you haven't already done so that you can accumulate points. Membership is good for all CCCA races regardless of track.
Bring your CCCA membership card each time you race-Good for the whole year.
Once you've passed Tech find pit spot- Listen to loud speakers or your radio (channel tba) for Car Club time trials announcement.
Remove any loose items from the interior of your car (no loose ballast).
Post your CCCA number on windows as follows:

Front Window Passenger side, top, horizontal, at least 6" tall Side Window Passenger side, top, towards back, horizontal, at least 6" tall Back Window Passenger side, top, horizontal, at least 6" tall

Wait for Car Club to be called for time trials.
Proceed to staging lanes for your time pass-one pass per call.
Once you've established your dial-in time, wait for call for elimination rounds.
Post your dial time on windows below your CCCA number, at least 6" tall.
Once called for elimination runs, proceed to staging lanes (usually 6-8). Be sure to line up in same lane as your team so that you're not racing against your team members. Depending on attendance, race director may direct you to a different lane, please follow all instructions.

IMPORTANT FACTS TO REMEMBER No glass bottles or alcoholic beverages allowed. Speed Limit is 10 mph in the pits. No racers will pit right (north) of the ticket booth. No spectator parking in the pits NO pets allowed. NO open fires.

Team Captains' Checklist

Check all team cars for DOT tires
On further discussion this was amended to all "traction" tires have to be DOT. AWD and
4WD vehicles will still need DOT on all tires.

Check all team cars for license tabs
Tabs have to match the VIN and be valid to the "current" month.

Check all team cars for any electronic devices including G-Tech's
(have them removed if present.)

On tall vehicles, make sure the C/L of crank shaft does not exceed 36"
On further discussion it was resolved that 36" limit is applied to OEM or a 24" maximum
for aftermarket lift modifications.

Make sure all team members have a CCC number and it is clearly visible
On the front, side and back windows. (A diagram will be posted on the web site with graphic representations of exact placement requirements.

Review track safety rules
Maximum speed limit is 5 mph in the pits and no burnouts.
Review staging procedures and return road locations
(Right side PR and left side Bremerton).
Review speed rules to 10 sec cars. Cut-off is 10.00 or not to exceed 135 mph.

Staging lanes are closed when first car crosses the line at the front of the staging lanes.

Line up when called - don't be late or you're disqualified.

Bye runs will be determined by best reaction time from previous round.
 

HAVE FUN! BE SAFE! GET POINTS FOR YOUR TEAM! WIN THAT TROPHY!

 

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