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Mon Aug 19 10:45 am  #1


OutLaw 8.5" rules

OUTLAW 8.5 is a heads-up class for any Rear Wheel Driven “Doorslammer” type of vehicle. The class is based
around a small 26 X 8.5 "non W" Slick or 235 Drag Radial,making OUTLAW 8.5, the Ultimate Driver/Tuner Class with
the intention of Limited tire size and weight requirements being the ultimate limiting factors.
Power adders are allowed, including the use of Nitrous Oxide, Turbocharged, Centrifugal and/or Roots Style
Supercharged Combo's. **Nitrous and Boost Controllers are permitted!**
*OUTLAW 8.5 will be run in the 1/8th Mile format*
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CLASS GUIDELINES:

BODY:

The car must retain its original appearance and profiles. Aftermarket fiberglass replacement panels (MUST BE
STOCK APPEARING!) are limited to; hood, hood scoop, fenders,doors, deck lids and bumpers.One piece front-ends
are allowed.

(Hood must be separate) and must retain factory grill,head lights, and marker lights.Aftermarket wings and spoilers
are permitted,but may not extend more than 10 inches from the transition point with the body to the tip.

The driver and passenger doors must open from inside and outside.

Lexan Windows are Permitted but must be Stock Appearing!

Maximum allowed Front overhang is 45" Max measured from Front axle centerline to forward most part of vehicle.

FIREWALL:

Must retain factory unaltered firewall, in factory location.
A cosmetic overlay is permitted.

HOOD / SCOOPS:

Forward facing hood scoops,within reason!, are allowed.
Plexiglass Scoops that bolt on top of Carb/Carbs,may also be used with Cowl Induction hoods up to 6" tall.(Call if
you have any questions!)
Fiberglass replacement hoods with "Factory Style" scoop(Cowl-Induction, Thunderbolt, Six-Pack,Hemi, etc...) are
preferred. No Grossly oversized "Cowl Hoods" allowed.

*Air Cleaner protruding through Flat or short Cowl hood o.k.,no more than 4"*

*Discretion of race director*

INTERIOR:

Door panels, headliner(Prefered), carpet, dashboard are required. Back seat may be deleted, but must have carpet
covering the bare floor.

SEATS:

Two front bucket seats prefered, or one bench seat with upholstery required.

Seats must remain in the stock location.

BRACKET RACING AIDS:

The use of "Reaction Time Devices" Optical Sensors, Delay Boxes, etc, is prohibited!

BRAKES:

All vehicles must have front and rear brakes.

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION:

FRONT SUSPENSION:

Suspension components must all remain in stock locations.Direct bolt-on A-arms are permitted. Tubular K-members
that are a direct bolt on are permitted. Sway bars may be removed.Aftermarket Bolt-on Front End kits that use a strut
to replace an a-arm type suspension for early Nova/Chevy II`s / Mustangs,etc..are permitted (Chris Alston, Smith
Racecraft, Fat Man,Heidts, Scotts Hot Rods, T.C.I., etc..)


K-MEMBER:

Aftermarket factory-replacement-type K-member permitted, but must attach to the chassis using only the original
factory OEM-type mounting bolts.


REAR SUSPENSION:

Bolt on traction devices are permitted. Leaf springs may be relocated "inboard" for tire clearance purposes,Mini tubs
are permitted.

No full size wheel tubs will be allowed.

Ladder Bar type Suspension OK....Must retain Stock Floor!

**No Aftermarket 4 Links**

Any vehicle with additional mounting points/locations for rear suspension 4-link bars,leaf springs,torque
arms,etc....will not be eligible for “Stock Suspension” weight break.
FRAME & CHASSIS:

Stock frame rails must be retained in stock locations front and rear on Stock

Suspension Vehicles and Notching of rear frame rails for tire clearance is OK.

Rear Frame can be Notched,Sectioned or Replaced on Ladder Bar entries,but, the Stock Floor must be retained(No
Back-Half Chassis)

Sub frame connectors are permitted.

DRIVE TRAIN:

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS:

Any OEM automatic transmission permitted. Aftermarket torque converter, shift kit, valve body,shifter, and pan cooler
are permitted. Trans brakes O.K.

MANUAL TRANSMISSION:

Manual transmissions are allowed.

Clutch/Automatics or planetary transmissions are not allowed.

All shifts must be made manually without the aid of electric, hydraulic or pneumatic devices.

ENGINE:

Cross-Breeding is O.K.

ENGINE BLOCK:

Aftermarket Cast Iron & Aluminum blocks are allowed.

ENGINE MOUNT LOCATION:

Engine must remain in stock location. Engine may not touch the factory unaltered firewall. **Motor plates are
permitted**

CARBURETOR / THROTTLE BODY:

Any single or dual carburetor or throttle body set-up is allowed

NITROUS OXIDE:

All nitrous systems are allowed. Nitrous oxide commercially available, thermostatically controlled blanket-type
warmer accepted. Any other external heating of bottles prohibited.The use of any agents other than nitrous oxide as
part of, or mixed with, this pressurized fuel system is prohibited. If an entry is presented to tech as a non-nitrous
weight break, all nitrous oxide lines,fittings, solenoids, and bottles must be removed before car is allowed to pass
tech.

SUPERCHARGER / TURBOCHARGER:

Roots Blowers are Legal,but,the highest point of Hat/Scoop cannot exceed 8" above stock Hood. **Screw
Superchargers are not allowed**

Centrifugal Superchargers and/or Turbochargers are permitted.

All air entering the Supercharger or turbocharger must pass through the inlet. Injection of any liquid, gas or any other
substance into the inlet or exhaust housing is prohibited(Excluding certain 4 & 6 Cyl Combos).

**Inlet Reducers may be used on Turbochargers**

Turbocharger size will be determined by measuring the smallest point of the Inlet or Reducer.

EXHAUST:

Production type mufflers are required. No collector inserts permitted.

Modification or removal of muffler internals is prohibited (no gutting).

Side exit permitted,no bullhorn style exhaust! Exhaust may not extend more than 3" beyond the body at exit point
and cannot interfere with the staging beams!

FUEL / FUEL SYSTEMS:

Gasoline/e-85 or Alcohol

OILING SYSTEM:

No Restrictions.

ONBOARD DIAGNOSTICS / DATA RECORDERS:

Onboard diagnostic computers and recorders are permitted. Memory and playback tachometers are allowed.

STEERING:

Rack and Pinion allowed on all vehicles.

STREET LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:

All cars are required to have working headlights and tail lights.

Brake lights & turn signals are (Prefered).

TIRES:

Front tires must have a minimum tread width of 4.5 inches. Front tires do not have to be DOT approved.

Rear Tires:

*M/T,M&H,Goodyear,Etc… 26 x 8.5 Slick(Non W) or 235 Drag Radial*

Hoosier 26 x 8.5 Slick allowed

WHEEL BASE:

Must retain stock wheel base with a maximum variation right to left and front to back of one inch.

WHEELIE BARS:

Wheelie bars are strictly prohibited.

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OLD WEIGHTS.......

WEIGHT GUIDE:

Base Weight (All weights are race-ready, car with driver)

4 Cylinder(Air Cooled) Boosted/N2o/Innercooled.................... 1750 lbs

4 Cylinder(Inline) Boosted/N2o/Innercooled............................ 2050 lbs

6 Cylinder Single Turbo/S/C.(88mm/F1R/Xi-or Equiv).............. 2850 lbs

6 Cylinder Twin Turbos/S/C.(76mm/F1A/YSI-or Equiv)............ 2950 lbs

6 Cylinder(Inline)Single Turbo/SC..Boosted/N2o/Innercooled... 3150 lbs

6 Cylinder(Inline)Twin Turbo/SC..Boosted/N2o/Innercooled...... 3250 lbs

Small Block N/A.(Includes OEM B.O.P.)............................... 2500 lbs

Small Block N2O.(Includes OEM B.O.P.).............................. 2900 lbs

Small Block Roots.(Max 10-71)............................................. 3250 lbs

Small Block Turbo/S/C.(88mm/F1R/Xi-or Equiv)...................... 3300 lbs

Small Block Twin Turbo./S/C.(76mm/F1A/YSI-or Equiv)........... 3350 lbs

Big Block N/A ..................................................................... 2900 lbs

Big Block N2O .................................................................... 3300 lbs

Big Block Turbo & S/C.(88mm/F1R/Xi or Equiv)....................... 3400 lbs


******************** No Big Block Twins! ***********************
WEIGHT ADDS:
Ladder bar and/or "bolt in" 4-Links. (TCI, Heidts, Alston Chassisworks, etc.) ......+50 lbs

Small Blocks not using "True Wedge" or any "In-line Valve" Heads/(Edelbrock/Yates HighPort part #'s 6049SC1 &
6049C3H) or similar/GM Symmetrical/Splayed Valve................................... + 50 lbs

Big Blocks using Big Chief, Big Duke, Pontiac, Olds, Ford C & E Profiler Cylinder Head or any similar Symmetrical/
Non-Conventional Cylinder Heads............................................................... + 50 lbs

Big Block & Small Block "Non O.E.M." Large Bore Space combos (IE..SBC 4.5 ... BBC 5.0+) ............ +100 lbs

Single Turbo combo using larger than (88mm).......................... +100 lbs

Single S/C larger than 10-71/F1R/Xi(Or Equiv).......................... +100 lbs

All Twin Turbos or S/C larger than 76mm/F1A/YSI(Or Equiv)..... +100 lbs

DEDUCTS:

M/T, M&H,Goodyear, etc... 26 X 8.5-15 (Non Hoosier) Slick or any 235/60-15 Drag Radial.... - 50 lbs

N2O & N/A...Small Block Ford,Chevy & Mopar W/Conv Head, factory*20,*23,*18 Valve Angle and port location -50 lbs

Single stage plate system with 4150 carb.............................. -50 lbs

Single 4 Barrel Carb *Including Blo-Thru Carbs* .................... - 50 lbs

Any Pre-1979 vehicles and/or Mid/Full Size Car/Truck............ -100 lbs

Non-Innercooled Boosted Combos(Gas Only)........................ -100 lbs

Small Blocks 360 C.I. or less............................................... -100 lbs

Mod Motor Combos............................................................. -150 lbs

6 Cylinder N2o or N/A Combos............................................. -150 lbs

(Off N2O or N/A Small Block Weight)



New Weights or followed to PSCA rules

TIRES
TIRES-REAR:
26x8.5/15 Mickey Thompson Slick (3052) or M/T Radial Slick (3052R), Hoosier (18115 or 18115C11), M&H (MHR-62) or M/T 235 Drag Radial (3752R)

OUTLAW 8.5 WEIGHT GUIDE

Base Weight (All weights are race-ready, car with driver)
4 Cly VW Air-Cooler W/Any Power Adder........................1950 lbs
4 Cly W/Any Power Adder................................................2150 lbs
V/6-I/6 W/Nitrous...............................................................2500 lbs
V/6-I/6 W/Turbo or Blower................................................2750 lbs
V/6-I/6 W/Turbo or Blower & Single N2o Nozzle...............2950 lbs
V/6-I/6 W/Turbo or Blower & Unlimited Nitrous.................3050 lbs
Mod Motor Single Turbo & Single N2o Nozzle...................3450 lbs
Small Blocks N/A................................................................2550 lbs
Small Blocks W/Nitrous (Single Stage)...............................2850 lbs
Small Blocks W/Nitrous (Unlimited Stages)........................2950 lbs
Small Blocks Supercharged...............................................3200 lbs
Small Blocks Single Turbo up to 88mm .............................3200 lbs
Small Blocks Single Turbo (88.01 to 94mm MAX)....................3300 lbs
Small Blocks Twin Turbo (MAX 67mm) ...............................3350 lbs
Big Blocks N/A.....................................................................2900 lbs
Big Blocks W/Nitrous (Single Stage)....................................3100 lbs
Big Blocks W/Nitrous (Unlimited Stages)..............................3200 lbs
Big Blocks Single SC/Turbo (MAX 4.5 Inducer/94mm Max). 3500 lbs

OUTLAW 8.5 WEIGHT ADDS & DEDUCTS.
ADD 50 lbs. For any combo using "Water Injection"
ADD 100 lbs. For any combo using Alcohol
Deduct 50 lbs. For Factory Valve Angle Cylinder Heads (plus or minus 1-degree) Does not include Big Block, LS & Mod Motor
Deduct 50 lbs. For Single Stage Nitrous Plate (1 Nitrous & 1 Fuel Solenoid)
Deduct 50 lbs. For Use Of A Single 4150 Series Traditional Carburetor (N/A & Nitrous Combos 0nly)
Deduct 50 lbs. For Use Of A "Blo-Thru" Carb(s) on a Boosted Combo (gas only)
Deduct 100 lbs. For Non Innercooled Combo (gas only)
Deduct 100 lbs. For "2-Valve Mod Motor" Combo's (single power adder only)




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 Point System:

We will be calculating points at each event, and will crown a champion at the conclusion of the season.

RACE DAY POLICIES:

SCALES:

After each qualifying and elimination pass, all cars must stop and weigh at the track scales. If you lose in
eliminations and your opponent fails to make weight, you will be reinstated into the eliminations only if you made
minimum weight requirements. If both cars failed to make minimum weight, both cars will be disqualified. It is the
driver's responsibility to verify with each track scale, the weight of his/her car prior to each race day.

There will be a 5lb error factor allowed.

TOW BACK & TOW VEHICLES

Permitted

BYE-RUNS:

Vehicles must take the tree, and run down the 1/8 mile.

* Unless told otherwise by Race Director*

All drivers and vehicles must meet current NHRA and track requirements.


*********Call if you have any questions: Darren 360-520-2850
 

Last edited by inthe8s (Wed May 13 6:33 pm)

 

Wed May 13 6:42 pm  #2


Re: OutLaw 8.5" rules

To confirm go to www.pscaracing.com for weight changes....

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