Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon
503-982-4461

New Helmet Requirements for 2017

As outlined under Class Requirements, drivers in all classes, including motorcycles, must wear a helmet meeting Snell or SFI Specifications. Full-face helmet mandatory on all cars 9.99 or quicker. See individual Class Requirements for additional requirements. Shield mandatory 7.49 and quicker. Drivers of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E.T. cars (13.99 or quicker) must use a helmet meeting Snell K2015, SA2010, SAH2010, K2010, M2010, SA2015, M2015, or SFI 31.1/2010, 31.1/2015, 41.1/2010, or 41.1/2015 Specs. Drivers in supercharged, front-engine, open-bodied cars and Funny Cars must wear a helmet meeting Snell SA2010, SA2015, SAH2010, or SFI 31.1/2010, 31.1/2015 Specs. See Class Requirements. Structural modifications to helmet/shield are prohibited. Cutting of helmet or helmet shield prohibited. Helmet must remain as manufactured, except for paint scheme/graphics and permitted non-structural driver modifications to helmet shield as set forth below. Taping or similar modifications to the helmet shield made by the driver that reduce the driver’s field of vision, and are deemed safe by driver in the driver’s judgment, are permitted at this time so long as the driver can demonstrate to technical inspectors that the purpose of the modification is to reduce distraction in the driver’s field of vision. By using such a modification to the helmet shield, the driver acknowledges and agrees that the driver deems such modification safe in the NHRA Helmet Expiration Dates Label Expires Snell 2010 1/1/2022 Snell 2015 1/1/2027 SFI 31.1 and 41.1/2010 1/1/2022 SFI 31.1 and 41.1/2015 1/1/2027 Label Expires SFI 24.1/2010 (JDRL only) 1/1/2022 SFI 24.1/2015 (JDRL only) 1/1/2027 Snell CMR 2007 (JDRL only) 1/1/2019 Snell CMS 2007 (JDRL only) 1/1/2019 Head rest within 4″ of driver’s helmet Padded head protectors 10:6 Section 20, page 45 General Regulations driver’s judgment consistent with the driver’s obligations in Section 1, Participant Agreements and Administrative and Procedural Rules, set forth above, and that the modification does not impair or interfere with the safe operation of the driver’s vehicle. See General Regulations 7:8.

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