Outlaw 8.5

OUTLAW 8.5

Class Rep:  Mark Campbell – mark0260@gmail.com 

ENTRY

FACILITY FEE APPLY 

Saturday Qualifying ( three – 3 qualifiers)  Sunday Eliminations ( 1 qualifier maybe added )

RULES

Heads-Up, 1/8th Mile, .400 Pro Tree
Spec Tires:
8.5 X 26 Slick

235 / 60 / R15 Drag Radial

Outlaw 8.5 is a heads-up 1/8th mile class for any and all types of Rear Wheel Drive Vehicles from Classic 50’s Iron, 60’s Muscle Cars, Late Models Hot Rods & Trucks. This class is limited mainly by a Small Rear Tire (26×8.5 Slick or 235 Drag Radial) Outlaw 8.5 will run on a 1/8th mile format with an “All Run” field

 

BODY / INTERIOR

The car must retain its original appearance and profiles. No ET extenders (duck bills, pecker extenders, etc will not be allowed)FIREWALL:

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

FLOORBOARD:

Must retain factory Floorboard

INTERIOR:

Factory appearing door panels, carpet, dashboard are encouraged. Back seat and passenger seat may be deleted.

SEAT LOCATION:

Driver Seat must remain in the stock location.
Driver’s Seat with upholstery required and must remain in the factory stock location.

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION

FRAME & CHASSIS

Stock frame rails must be retained in stock locations front and rear (to receive stock suspension weight break) Notching or replacing of rear frame rails is allowed (No Full Back Half Chassis Permitted) Sub frame connectors are permitted. The WDRL will not allow a stock suspension car to utilize round or square tubing (basically attach a stock suspension chassis on a tube chassis) used to reinforce the front or rear suspensions in any matter other than “Subframe Connectors”.

FRONT SUSPENSION

All cars must retain stock suspension, aftermarket tubular control arms, coil over kits, or OEM front strut retrofits are permitted. Replacement Bolt-on Lightweight K-Members are legal, but must be a direct bolt on, no welding modifications permitted. Stock wheelbase will be enforced on all vehicles. You can weld tubes from your roll cage to the front suspension.

 

K-MEMBER

Aftermarket factory-replacement-type K-member permitted, but must attach to the chassis using only the original factory OEM-type mounting bolts. No part of the K-member may be welded to the chassis.

REAR SUSPENSION

Bolt on traction devices are permitted. Leaf springs may be relocated for tire clearance purposes. Mini tubs are permitted; no full size wheel tubs will be allowed. Ladder bars are legal.

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.

DRIVE TRAIN

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS:

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

MANUAL TRANSMISSION:

After-market Manual Transmissions are allowed except for Clutch/Automatics or planetary transmissions. All shifts must be made manually without the aid of electric, hydraulic or pneumatic devices.

ENGINE / ELECTRICAL

BRACKET RACING AIDS:

The use of bracket racing aids such as optical sensors, delay boxes, and throttle stops are prohibited

HEADS:

Aftermarket cylinder heads, aluminum or cast iron are allowed. Small Block Boosted Combo’s are limited to 14-degree, unless Factory Valve Angle is less like a Ford Mod Motor (SBF SC1 and SBC-Brodix 12-degree. See weight add below) & Big Block Boosted is limited to 18-Degree

(No Billet Heads Permitted)

ENGINE:

650ci Limit for Big Blocks with a MAX Bore Space of 4.84 – 480ci Limit for Small Blocks

ENGINE BLOCK:

Aftermarket Cast Iron & Aluminum Blocks are allowed. (No Billet Blocks permitted)

ENGINE MOUNT LOCATION:

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

FUEL:

Gasoline (Race Gas) and E-85 are the only legal fuels permitted at no weight add, Alcohol permitted at 100lb Weight Add

OIL-RETENTION DEVICE:

We Recommend that all Outlaw 8.5 cars utilize an NHRA-accepted lower engine oil-retention device; may use a belly pan in lieu of a device attached to the engine. The belly pan must extend from framerail to framerail and extend forward of the harmonic balancer and rearward of the flywheel and must incorporate a minimum 2- inch-high lip on all sides. A nonflammable, oil-absorbent liner mandatory inside of retention device.

STREET LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:

All cars are required to have working headlights and tail lights

POWER ADDERS

NITROUS:

Any nitrous combo is legal, but cannot be used with any other power adder unless noted in weight breaks.

SUPERCHARGER:

Roots up to 12.71

Centrifugal (MAX 4.5 Inducer Diameter) Equivalent or smaller with the following specs must be approved by the WDRL before being deemed legal:

MAX Inlet Hose Diameter 5.00″
MAX Inducer Diameter 4.50″
MAX Exducer Diameter 6.75″
MAX Outlet Inside Diameter 3.59″

SINGLE TURBOCHARGER: 94mm with the following guidelines (no “stepped” wheels or inserts):

Accepted Single Turbochargers: 94mm Single Turbochargers are permitted on V6 and Small Block V8 engines in accordance with the following requirements:

1) Turbocharger must be of conventional impeller and housing design and type.

2) Turbocharger is limited to a maximum size of 3.701 inches (94mm) inducer diameter at the point where the leading edge of the compressor wheel meets the inlet housing.

3) Compressor cover inlet is permitted a maximum inlet diameter of 3.792 inches (96.3178mm)

4) Compressor Wheel to housing clearance must maintain a maximum 0.091 (2.3114mm) clearance beginning from a) the leading edge of the compressor wheel where it meets the inlet of the compressor housing, to b) the transition point where the trailing edge of the compressor wheel meets the volute.

5) All air entering the turbocharger must pass through the turbocharger inlet.

6) Injection of any liquid, gas, or any other substance into the inlet or exhaust housing prohibited.

7) Compressor wheel contour must be continuous features from the inducer to the exducer (no “stepped” wheels or inserts).

Accepted Twin Turbochargers: 68mm Twin Turbochargers are permitted on V6 and Small Block V8 engines in accordance with the following requirements (no “stepped” wheels or inserts):

1) Turbocharger must be of conventional impeller and housing design and type.

2) Turbocharger is limited to a maximum size of 2.677 inches (68mm) inducer diameter at the point where the leading edge of the compressor wheel meets the inlet housing.

3) Compressor cover inlet is permitted a maximum inlet diameter of 2.728 inches (69.3114mm)

4) Compressor Wheel to housing clearance must maintain a maximum 0.091 (2.3114mm) clearance beginning from a) the leading edge of the compressor wheel where it meets the inlet of the compressor housing, to b) the transition point where the trailing edge of the compressor wheel meets the volute.

5) All air entering the turbocharger must pass through the turbocharger inlet.

6) Injection of any liquid, gas, or any other substance into the inlet or exhaust housing prohibited.

7) Compressor wheel contour must be continuous features from the inducer to the exducer (no “stepped” wheels or inserts).

TIRES-REAR:

26×8.5/15 Mickey Thompson Slick (3052) or M/T Radial Slick (3052R, 3352R), Hoosier (18115 or 18115C11), M&H (MHR-62) or M/T 235 Drag Radial (3752R or 3450, Hoosier 235 Drag Radial)

OUTLAW 8.5 WEIGHT GUIDE

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

4 Cly VW Air-Cooler W/Any Power Adder…………………….1600 lbs
4 Cly W/Any Power Adder…………………………………………….2100 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………………………………………………………..2500 lbs
Small Blocks W/Nitrous (Single Stage)……………………………2750 lbs
Small Blocks W/Nitrous (Unlimited Stages)…………………….2850 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 68mm) ………………………..3350 lbs
Big Blocks N/A………………………………………………………….2900 lbs
Big Blocks W/Nitrous (Single Stage)……………………………..3050 lbs
Big Blocks W/Nitrous (Unlimited Stages)……………………….3150 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
ADD 125 lbs. for use of SC1 on boosted or nitrous combos only
ADD 175 Ibs. for use of SBC-Brodix 12-degree
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 150 lbs. For “Mod Motor” Combo’s (single power adder only)
Deduct 300 lbs. For smaller Supercharged combo’s (4” OD Inlet with 3” OD Outlet or smaller units)

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 5lb error factor allowed.

All NHRA safety rules apply.  If NHRA rules are in contravention of the above rules.  NHRA rules will always supersede above rules.

Combos that don’t fit the current rules will be looked at, and the WDRL is willing to allow these cars to run (with possible weight adjustments) in an effort to gain car count.  Please contact us if you have any questions on this.