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7.0 Index

7.0 Index Class

Class Description

Class is designed for street appearing cars and trucks, weighing a minimum of 2,800 lbs. Maximum of 28x 10.5 inch slicks or 11.5 inch D.O.T. or 275 drag radial tires only. Class will run off a .500 Pro Tree and Sportsman Ladder. Vehicles from a major manufacturer only are allowed. Interior

The interior must have dash and front seats with rear seat being optional, carpet optional but encouraged. Stock appearing interior encouraged. Body

No full fiberglass bodies allowed. Original Factory fiber glass bodies only. Vehicles must be street appearing. Cars must have headlights, tail lights and mufflers. Fiberglass or composite replacement panels (bumpers, hood, deck lid, doors) allowed.

Frame/Suspension

Stock type rear suspension or ladder bars allowed. Rear frame may be notched for tire clearance. Mini tub is allowed. Stock type front suspension is required. Wheelie bars are not allowed.

Lettering/Decals

Sponsorship and manufacturer decals are limited to windows and rear quarter panels only. Car number and index class designation (7.0) on right front top of windshield and left side window. Drivers deep staging put deep under class designation.

Engine
Nitrous, supercharger, turbocharger and fuel are unlimited. Engine must be in stock location, but firewall may be notched for clearance. Motor plates and solid mounts are allowed.
Transmission

Any type transmission (manual or automatic) allowed. Electric and/or air shifters are not allowed. Trans brakes and/or two steps are not allowed.

Electrical

Optical sensors, and electrical or pneumatic throttle stops are not allowed. Delay box not allowed, must be disconnected and not operational. The use of any device that reduces power during a run is not allowed. Progressive or nitrous delay timers are not allowed. Throttle switch or button activation only is allowed for nitrous system activation. MSD 7al systems must have slew rate, timer and switches turned off. If you have these on the vehicle for other classes of racing, they must be visibly disabled (unplugged). These boxes will be teched at anytime during qualifying and eliminations. An immediate disqualification and loss of points will be rendered if tech determines use of these functions.

Deep Staging

Deep staging is allowed. Courtesy staging will be in effect. Drivers deep staging put deep under class designation as mentioned in the Lettering/Decals section above.
Tech

After unloading of car, tech card must be completed and be brought with the car to the scales for weigh-in and tech inspection. All cars must pass rules and safety inspection to race.
Disqualification

Disqualification, (the pass will not count) will be rendered for any of the following: crossing centerline, use of above mentioned bracket racing/optical or electronic aids, improper staging procedures, failure to report to staging lanes when called, reckless driving or speeding in pit area or return road. In the event both cars run under index the closest to 7.0 will be the winner.

Qualification

7.00 Index cars will qualify for run positions according to ET. After qualification, they will be placed on a Sportsman ladder. Lane choice is determined by previous round E.T.
Crewmembers

Crewmembers must leave the starting line and burnout area after each pass. Crew and driver must maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times during the event.

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