Woodburn Dragstrip
7730 Hwy. 219
Woodburn, Oregon

Tuesday Tech Question (07/09)

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I’m running a low eight second Super Pro dragster and I would like to use a head and neck restraint system. I was told I would still need to use my neck collar. Is this correct?
Head & Neck Harold

Head & Neck Harold,
In the 2013 NHRA Rulebook, section 4A, page 9, it states “If SFI Spec 3.3 neck collar is required and driver opts to use an SFI 38.1 head and neck restraint system instead, then SFI Spec 3.3 head sock or SFI Spec 3.3 skirted helmet mandatory.”

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