NHRA 2013 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion Racing Classes

2013 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA
Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Kentucky
June 13-15, 2013


Racing Classes

 

Nostalgia Top Fuel – 8 Car Field: Open Competition – NHRA Nostalgia Top Fuel Rules Points will be awarded toward 2013 NHRA Heritage Series. NHRR is included as one of the five Official N/TF Heritage Series Events

Nostalgia Funny Car: Invitational Field – NHRA Nostalgia Funny Car Rules N/FC class is not included in 2013 NHRA Heritage Series

AA/Fuel Altereds: Invitational Field

Junior Fuel – 8 Car Field: Open Competition – NHRA B/ND Rules with following exceptions: 3.65 pounds per cubic inch, 1,350 pound minimum weight. Limited to OEM cast-iron Hemi, 23 degree Chevy (no raised runner) OEM or aftermarket replacement style, OEM Ford or aftermarket replacement style heads. Other makes fall under same category as above. + or - 3 degrees maximum allowance for milling of heads.

INDEX CATEGORIES:

7.0 Pro Eliminator – All Run field: Heads up competition - Intended for front engine dragsters, center steer altereds, ’79 and older funny cars and full bodied door cars. 7.0 index with breakout - .4 Pro Tree. Laddered pairings - based on qualifying runs in relation to 7.0 Index. Payouts start when field is reduced to 8 cars.

7.50 Eliminator – All Run Field: Heads up competition - Intended for front engine dragsters, center and left steer altereds, ’79 and older funny car and full bodied door cars. 7.50 index with breakout - .4 Pro Tree. Laddered pairings - based on qualifying runs in relation to 7.50 Index. Payouts start when field is reduced to 8 cars.

Competition Eliminator – All Run Field: Competition Eliminator is designed for front engine dragsters, altereds, ’79 and older funny cars and left steer street roadsters. Safety Inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. Five classes, between 8.00 and 10.00 seconds. Handicap starts - .4 Pro Tree. Initial pairings will match cars of same (heads-up) indexes , or by closest indexes. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.
A/C – 8.00 D/C – 9.50
B/C – 8.50 E/C – 10.00
C/C – 9.00

Gas Eliminator – All Run Field: Gas Eliminator is designed for all 1979 and older bodied door cars. Must have two driver exits (functional doors). Safety Inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. Five classes between 8.00 and 10.00 seconds.  Handicap Starts - .4 Pro Tree. Initial pairings will match cars of same (heads-up) indexes, or by closest indexes. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.
A/G – 8.00 D/G – 9.50
B/G – 8.50 E/G – 10.00
C/G – 9.00

TOW VEHICLES: permitted in the above classes.

Modified Eliminator – All Run Field: Modified Eliminator is designed for all ’72 and older bodied cars and left hand steer street roadsters, between 10.00 and 12.50 seconds Safety Inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. Six classes on handicap full tree. Initial pairings will match cars of same (heads-up) indexes, or by closest indexes. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.
A/M – 10.00 D/M – 11.50
B/M – 10.50 E/M – 12.00
C/M – 11.00 F/M – 12.50

Geezer Gassers – Closed Field: Members Only Competition – Rules and racing format per Geezer Gassers Association.

Nostalgia Super Stock – All Run Field: Nostalgia Super Stock is an index-style foot brake only eliminator for the year models, body styles, and engine combinations which accurately represent those American-built cars that raced in the Factory Experimental and Super Stock classes of the early and mid-1960s. Combination of rules used by NSSNA AND NMCA. Contact Doug Duell at 812-473-0215 or go to evansvillechrysler.com to view NSS rules. Safety inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. Eleven classes on handicap full tree. Random initial pairings. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.
AAA/F/X - 8.75 C/FX - 9.75 D/NSS - 11.50
AA/F/X - 9.00 A/NSS - 10.00 E/NSS - 12.00
A/FX - 9.25 B/NSS - 10.50 F/NSS - 12.50
B/FX - 9.50 C/NSS - 11.00

Top Stock Eliminator – All Run Field: Top Stock Eliminator is designed for ’72 and older stock bodied cars with any drive train. Factory type spoilers and hood scoops allowed. Full glass windows, factory type interiors, and bumpers required. No tire limits, but must fit within wheel wells. Suspension component not limited. Safety Inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. Eight classes on handicap full tree. Random initial pairings. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.
A/S – 10.00 D/S – 11.50 G/S – 13.00
B/S – 10.50 E/S – 12.00 H/S – 13.50
C/S – 11.00 F/S – 12.50

Hot Rod Eliminator – All Run Field – 8.50 to 13.99 Elapsed Times: Hot Rod Eliminator is a composite bracket category for all 1984 and older cars that cannot fit within the other NHRR Classes. Minimum 8.50 seconds to maximum 13.99 seconds. All run field with handicaps based on individual best qualifying times – Dial-ins cannot be changed during eliminations. Safety Inspection by NHRA E.T. Rules. 13.99 minimum elapsed time required to qualify. Laddered pairings and payout starts when field is reduced to 8 cars.

ELECTRONICS POLICY:
Any type automotive ignitions are allowed, with the exception of the use of any programmable multi-point rev limiter and/or a rate of acceleration rpm limiter, either by themselves (e.g., MSD 7561) or integrated into the ignition system (e.g., MSD 7531).

ALL DELAY BOX'S, CROSS OVER BOXES, OR THROTTLE STOP CONTROLLERS MUST BE REMOVED TO COMPLY WITH TECH INSPECTION - PRIOR TO QUALIFYING. Throttle stop cylinders can remain on car, provided air supply is removed and the device is disabled. THIS WILL BE POLICED IN THE LANES. RPM activated shifters are allowed. Two step or three step controllers allowed for control of launch, burnout and maximum rpm. A pneumatic launch rpm control SLE (Start Line Enhancer) may be used in lieu of electronically activated rpm launch controllers but must be wired directly to the Transbrake button and NOT to the ignition box.

PRO 7.0, Pro 7.50, Competition Eliminator, and Gas Eliminator will adhere to NHRA Heritage rules per class, with the above defined exceptions, including but not limited to use of any type blower, use of SLE/ACD launch rpm controllers, timing controllers, and use of automated shift devises being allowed.

NITROUS OXIDE – Not Permitted.

LANE CHOICE:
7.0 and 7.50 Eliminators - will be given to the lower of the two qualified cars after qualifying is completed. During eliminations, lane choice will be awarded to winning car with best elapsed time in relation to index. All other categories - Lane choice will be determined in the staging lanes under direction of NHRR personnel.

 


 

NHRA Museum

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, long a dream of NHRA founder Wally Parks, opened to the public April 4, 1998, after years of planning and months of hard work cataloging and arranging the exhibit. Housed in a 28,500-square-foot building on the edge of the historic Los Angeles County Fairplex, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum's mission is to celebrate the impact of motorsports on our culture. We collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the vehicles, stories, and artifacts that represent our affection for, and the influence of, automotive speed and style in all its forms. We are the place to view and learn about hot rods, customs, racecars and speed records, and the West Coast's role as the historic center for their past and present development.

The Museum features an impressive array of vintage and historical racing vehicles –- nearly 50 at the Grand Opening -- along with photographs, trophies, helmets and driving uniforms, artifacts, paintings, and other memorabilia chronicling more than 50 years of American motorsports. A gift shop offers a wide variety of souvenir items. The Museum is open during the annual Los Angeles County Fair. Please check the Fairplex website for hours of operation and admission prices (www.fairplex.com). Museum admission is just $1 with regular paid Fair admission ticket. 

HOURS: Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Extended hours during the NHRA Winternationals and NHRA Finals. Also, hours change during the annual Los Angeles County Fair.

HOLIDAYS WE ARE CLOSED: Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

ADMISSION PRICES: Current NHRA members are admitted free. Admission for non-members is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 60 and older, $6 for juniors 6 through 15, and free for children under the age of 5. AAA discount available. 

HOW TO GET HERE: From the 10 fwy east, exit White Avenue, proceed North, turn left on McKinley Avenue, enter Fairplex Gate 1. From the 210 fwy, exit Fruit Avenue, proceed South, turn right on McKinley Avenue. The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum is located at Fairplex Gate 1, 1101 W. McKinley Avenue in Pomona. Call us at (909) 622-2133.

     

 

Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Building 3A
Pomona CA, 91768
Museum Main Number: 909-622-2133
Museum Fax Number: 909-622-1206
Reunion Hotline: 909-622-8562
themuseum@nhra.com