Woodburn Dragstrip has compiled a number of frequently asked questions and answers to help you better understand the rules, safety and technical guidelines of drag racing and increase your enjoyment at our facility. If the following information still doesn’t answer your questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 503-982-4461.
Does Woodburn Dragstrip make the safety rules?
I have a street car. What do I need to come out and test or race?
What do I need to race my street bike?
Do I need a helmet?
Do I need mufflers?
Can I use nitrous oxide?
What are some of the major safety items I will need as I go quicker?
The following is a list of major items that are required as specific ET’s and speeds. This list is a guideline, and we recommend consulting a current NHRA rulebook for specific details, specifications, and diagrams.
– Drive Line Loop with slicks (11.49 with street tires)
– Approved helmet
– Roll bar in convertibles 13.49 seconds & quicker
– SFI seat belts in convertibles
– SFI 3.2A/1 Jacket in vehicles equiped with non-OEM nitrous, turbos or superchargers
– Bellhousing Steel Valve Stems / Arm Restraints (open cars)
– Steel Valve Stems
– Auto Trans Locking-Type Dipstick
– Auto Trans Reverse Lockout
– SFI 3.2A/1 approved jacket
– Roll bar
– SFI approved seat belts
– SFI Flywheel
10.99 seconds or Super Street
– SFI Transmission Shield, or at 135 mph – Aftermarket axles
– SFI Harmonic Balancer
– Roll Cage with altered floor pans, or 135 mph – Window net required
– Ignition cut-off on all bikes / snowmobiles that exceed 135 mph
9.99 seconds or Super Gas or 135 mph
– NHRA Chassis Certification
– NHRA Competition License
– SFI jacket & pants 3.2A/5
– SFI neck collar & gloves 3.3/1
– SFI flexplate / flexplate shield
Can I bring my children to the track. Where are they able to go with me?
A minor release form is available only at Racer Registration in the Tower for children under the age of 18 years who are going to be in the restricted area. Please note that only children 16 and older are allowed to be outside of any vehicle in the restricted area. Children under the age of 14 must remain inside the vehicle. The restricted area is defined as the head of staging lanes and extend down track and return road to the Timeslip Booth. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed on any motorized vehicles.
For Additional tech questions, please call our office at 503-982-4461.