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Tuesday Tech Question (04/08)

Question:
I had a Technical Inspector tell me that, even though they were dated the same year, my 3.2A/15 fire suit was expired, but my 38.1 head and neck restraint was still legal.  Could you provide me with some more information?
Fire Suit Frank
 
Answer:
Fire Suit Frank,
A 3.2A/15 and 3.2A/20 suit is considered legal for 5 years.  The date on [...]



INFORMATION REGARDING HEADER TEATHERS

In 2014, all removable multiple piece exhaust collectors/stacks must be securely fastened with either an NHRA-accepted header tether or a minimum 1/2″ (half-inch) stitch weld located on each primary tube to prevent loss of collector/stacks during competition. A list of currently NHRA-accepted header tether manufacturers is available on nhraracer.com.
**AMENDMENT 01/16/2014**
”After much discussion on the topic, [...]



Tuesday Tech Question (12/31)

The Tuesday Tech Question is a fun section where prospective technical inspectors or anyone who wants to get a better idea of how to work the NHRA Rulebook can test their knowledge and search abilities. If you have an NHRA Rulebook, try and find the answer to the question in the book before looking down [...]



New Jr Dragster Body Requirements

Beginning January 1, 2014, Jr Dragster bodies must conform to the following rule:
Body and cowl must be constructed of aluminum, fiberglass, or carbon fiber and extend forward to foot-box bulkhead. Driver compartment, frame structure, roll cage, and body must be designed to prevent driver’s body or limbs from making contact with wheels, tires, exhaust system, [...]



Tuesday Tech Question (12/17)

The Tuesday Tech Question is a fun section where prospective technical inspectors or anyone who wants to get a better idea of how to work the NHRA Rulebook can test their knowledge and search abilities. If you have an NHRA Rulebook, try and find the answer to the question in the book before looking down [...]



Tuesday Tech Question (12/10)

The Tuesday Tech Question is a fun section where prospective technical inspectors or anyone who wants to get a better idea of how to work the NHRA Rulebook can test their knowledge and search abilities. If you have an NHRA Rulebook, try and find the answer to the question in the book before looking down [...]



NHRA releases 2014 Rulebook ET and General Regulations section

Listed below are links to PDFs released on NHRAracer.com of the 2014 NHRA Rulebook’s ET and General Regulation sections. A reminder that individual tracks can have slightly altered rules. Contact your local race track for clarification.
 
2014 ET Rules
2014 General Regulations



NHRA releases 2014 Rulebook ET and General Regulations section

Below are links to PDFs released on NHRAracer.com of the 2014 NHRA Rulebook’s ET and General Regulation sections. A reminder that individual tracks can have slightly altered rules. Contact your local race track for clarification.
 
2014 E.T. Rules
2014 General Regulations



Tuesday Tech Question (12/03)

The Tuesday Tech Question is a fun section where prospective technical inspectors or anyone who wants to get a better idea of how to work the NHRA Rulebook can test their knowledge and search abilities. If you have an NHRA Rulebook, try and find the answer to the question in the book before looking down [...]



Tuesday Tech Question (11/26)

The Tuesday Tech Question is a fun section where prospective technical inspectors or anyone who wants to get a better idea of how to work the NHRA Rulebook can test their knowledge and search abilities. If you have an NHRA Rulebook, try and find the answer to the question in the book before looking down [...]