West Coast Hot Rod Association: California Shootout

March 17th-18th

The California Shootout, one bad ass Grudge, Bracket and Index Race!!! We are back at California’s best track in Bakersfield at Auto Club Famoso Raceway! Great Payouts for Big Tire, Small Tire, Outlaw 8.5, Ultra Street, King of the Hill Index, Super Pro and Pro! We will also have the always fun Grudge Lane!!!!!

RACE SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, MARCH 16th – *Private TNT ONLY if you have pre-entered. (Please contact Danny Topol @ 702-308-5885 if you are interested in entering into the private TNT)
*Gates Open at 8am.
*Test session is from 10am-5pm.
*Early Parking from 5pm – 9pm.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17th – *Gates Open at 8am.
*TNT from 10am- 5pm ONLY if you entered in Sunday’s Race.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18th – *Track goes hot at 9am.
*Pro & Super Pro get 1 test hit.
*1 round of Grudge/TNT Lane.
*Eliminations start:
Pro & Super Pro
Index
Heads Up Classes

PRIVATE TEST SESSION on March 16th, 2018 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway:
*10 cars only.
*$500 a car.
*Famoso will prep one lane for the test session. The prep will be our normal WCHRA prep.
*Gates open @ 8am Friday morning. Test session will be from 10am-5pm.
*Call Danny @ #702-308-5885 if you would like to enter in the private test session!!!
*Early parking for “The Shootout” on Friday, March 16th, 5-9pm.

GATE FEES:

RACER:
$75 for each gate NHRA tech card
$75 for a gate NHRA tech card for the Grudge/TNT Lane
***If you decide to run a second class or the Grudge/TNT lane after paying at the gate, you may purchase your NHRA tech card at the WCHRA event trailer which will save you a trip up to the front gate.

***NO RUNNING ON SATURDAY ONLY! IF YOU ARE GOING TO TEST ON SATURDAY, YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR SUNDAY ALSO!!!!!

CREW MEMBERS:
$50 for Friday – Sunday
$40 for Saturday & Sunday
$20 for Sunday ONLY

SPECTATORS:
$50 for Friday – Sunday
$40 for Saturday & Sunday
$20 for Saturday ONLY
$20 for Sunday ONLY

CLASS ENTRY FEES:

$75 Membership Fee

$300 for BIG TIRE plus the gate fee

$300 for SMALL TIRE plus the gate fee

$250 for OUTLAW 8.5 plus the gate fee

$200 for ULTRA STREET plus the gate fee

$100 for KING OF THE HILL INDEX plus the gate fee

$100 for SUPER PRO & PRO plus the gate fee

HOST HOTEL:

Hampton Inn & Suites North Airport
661-391-0600
8818 Spectrum Park Way
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Group code is “WCH” and you must book by February 18, 2018 at midnight so don’t miss out!!!

MEMBERSHIP:

RACER MEMBERSHIP – $75
Included in the membership:
*WCHRA Member T-Shirt.
*WCHRA License Plate Frame.
*WCHRA Stickers.
*Email Specials (example: Free Tickets to Races, WCHRA Merchandise, Sponsor Promotions, Race Ticket Discounts, etc)
*WCHRA Awards Banquet.
*Eligible for Championship Jacket and Trophy.
*Eligible for Triple Crown Jackpot presented Area 51 Fireworks.
*Eligible for Triple Crown HUGE Year End Product Raffle.
*Points: For every member that races, you receive 50 points for showing up and 20 points for every round won.

NON RACER MEMBERSHIP – $35
Included in the membership:
*WCHRA Member T-Shirt.
*WCHRA License Plate Frame.
*WCHRA Stickers.
*Email Specials (example: Free Tickets to Races, WCHRA Merchandise, Sponsor Promotions, Race Ticket Discounts, etc)

***Memberships can be paid either at the King Oil Tools WCHRA “California Shootout” Presented by Jaws Gear & Axle / Jaw’s Gear & Axle, The King Oil Tools WCHRA “The Battle” Presented by Ultra-Carbon / Ultra-Carbon / Greg Shampine, the King Oil Tools WCHRA “The Duel” Presented by MagnaFuel Products / MagnaFuel Products Inc. or through Paypal to danny@westcoasthotrod.com as a gift. If you have any questions, send our FB page a message or contact Danny @ 702-308-5885.

***Racers must sign up for the membership at the first race they attend in the series before the event starts eliminations‼️‼️‼️
*If you only want to race for that days purse and not have any of the other benefits, you can race without being a member.

CLASS RULES:

KING OF THE HILL INDEX RULES:
*No electronic devices permitted such as electronic throttle stops, etc.
*Transbrake and line-lock permitted.
*Tow vehicles permitted.
*Optional staging.
*1/4 mile.
*Split Tree.
*Open to any front engine cars or rear engine door car (VW).
*There is 4 classes 7.60, 8.60, 9.60,10.60.
*You run your individual class, once you win your class, the four class winners will meet and run off for the King of the Hill win.
*Each class win pays $250 to win. The King of the Hill win pays $1,000 runner up pays $250.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

PRO BRACKET RULES:
*7.50 – 14.50 second dial in.
*No electronic devices permitted.
*Transbrake and line-lock permitted.
*Tow vehicles not permitted.
*Optional staging.
*1/4 mile.
*.5 Full Tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

SUPER PRO RULES:
*7.00 – 12.20 second dial-in.
*Electronics (throttle stops/delay boxes) permitted.
*Compulink Cross-Talk will be used.
*Tow vehicles permitted.
*Optional Staging.
*1/4 mile.
*.5 Full Tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

BIG TIRE RULES:
*Door cars only.
*No nitro.
*NA CARS – Anything goes including tire size.
*NITROUS – Steel Roof and quarter panels, Any size motor and any tire.
-Carbon fiber or fiberglass cars with a 5″ or smaller motor can run any tire.
-Carbon fiber or fiberglass cars with a motor larger than a 5″ can run but will have to be on a max tire of 33/10.5W tire.
*BOOSTED – Steel roof and quarters any tire goes.
Carbon fiber or fiberglass cars are legal with a max tire or a 33/10.5W.
**** If you have a carbon fiber or fiberglass body car that would require the 33/10.5W rule you can not have ran in any Promod events in the last 12 months!!!!
*1/8 mile.
*Instagreen tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

SMALL TIRE RULES:
*Door cars only.
*No nitro.
*No wheelie bars.
*28/10.5W or 275 or smaller. No 315 drag radials or 295’s.
*NA cars can run 29.5/10.5 and wheelie bars.
*1/8 mile.
*Instagreen tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

OUTLAW 8.5 RULES:
*Door cars only.
*No nitro.
*No tube chassis or backhalf cars allowed. Stock suspension or ladder bars are legal. Cars must retain stock frame rails.
*No wheelie bars.
*26/8.5 slick or radials allowed.
*1/8 mile.
*Instagreen tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***

ULTRA STREET RULES:
*1/8 mile.
*Instagreen tree.
*All vehicles must run required sponsor stickers.
***All vehicles must meet NHRA 2018 Requirements/Rules***
Ultra Street is a Heads-up class designed for all types of vehicles from 60’s muscle cars to late model Mustangs,
Firebirds and Camaros. Engine combinations ranging from Small Blocks to Conventional Headed Big Blocks.
Suspension, both front and rear must retain stock configuration. Legal power adders include the use of a nitrous oxide single plate, centrifugal type supercharger, Single or Twin Turbos.
All entries compete on a 275/60-15 M/T 3453 Drag Radial or 28x10.5 Slick (NO W`S). 235 Drag Radials , 26 X 8.5 Slick or 26 x 8.5 pro radials. Unless a NA combo is being ran if so 275 Pro radial and or a 28 x 10.5w are legal! But only NA combos!!!
Note: This set of class rules is presented to all competitors under the assumption that any modifications not specifically written within these rules shall be deemed illegal, unless the competitor has the expressed written consent from the WCHRA Tech Director.

RACING FORMAT:
This class will be an all run heads-up field, with a card draw for pairings and an Instagreen Tree.
ENGINE POWER ADDER:
Inline 6 cyl TURBO
Inline 6 cyl Centrifugal
Inline 6 cyl TURBO W/N2o
Inline 6 cyl Centrifugal w/N2o
Small Block NITROUS
Small Block Turbo (Factory Valve Angle Heads Only)
Small Block Centrifugal (Factory Valve Angle Heads Only)
Big Blocks N/A or Nitrous
DIESEL POWERED Duramax, Cummins, Etc. (Multiple Power Adders OK)
F.I. W/4150 TB and/or Dominator Carb and/or Intake Limited to N2o Plate System ONLY.
N2o Fogger Type System (4150 Carb/Intake ONLY!!! 2 solenoids Max 1 nitrous and 1 Fuel)
Ladder Bar and/or Coil-Overs
Small Block Heads… (Legal on N/A & N2o Entries ONLY!)
Ls *15, SB Chevy*23 or SB Ford*20 Raised Runner…
SBC or SBF 18*, Factory Cleveland, Pontiac CV-1
LS7 is only permitted as a NA combo only!
F-1R, Xi or Equiv…. (Conv Heads Only)
Air to Air Intercooler = OK
Air to Water Intercooler=OK
ENGINE:
OEM production engines only
BLOCK:
Aftermarket cast iron blocks allowed. Factory “Mass Produced” OEM aluminum blocks permitted (CrossBreeding
O.K.) Original/Factory Bore Space ONLY!!
CAMSHAFT:
Any camshaft permitted.
CARBURETOR / THROTTLE BODY:
Carburetor limited to a single conventional (4150 type design).
***Dominator type carbs allowed but limited to a N2o Nitrous plate system only!!!
Throttle body limited to a single 80 mm max. 90mm Mass Air Meter max Dual throttle bodies legal if factory
equipped however, they will be limited to a max 90mm single mass air meter.

EFI:
(Electronic Fuel Injection) Factory fuel injection systems with the factory computer must be in use. Commercially
available “plug-in” chips are OK. No DFI or aftermarket injection systems permitted. Laptops allowed in the pits,
(Tuning, Recording Data, etc…) in any EFI car, outside of pit area, is not permitted, with NO EXCEPTIONS.
ENGINE MOUNT LOCATION:
Engine must remain in stock location (MOTOR PLATES ALLOWED) Engine may not touch the factory unaltered
firewall.
HEADS:
Aftermarket cylinder heads allowed, but must be produced with the factory valve angle (within +or-1 degree).
Porting allowed.
LS7 is only permitted as a NA combo! No power adders allowed!
CARB TYPE MANIFOLD:
4150 flange, commercially available, mass-produced cast aluminum single four barrel intakes are permitted. No
Sheet metal, Tunnel Ram or other composite manifolds permitted!
*Dominator type allowed with *Plate N2o System ONLY!*
EFI Manifolds:
Factory type Replacement or 4150 Flange ONLY!
Commercially available, mass-produced cast aluminum single four barrel intakes are permitted.
No Dominator flange, sheet metal or Tunnel Ram allowed.

NITROUS:
Any style single stage plate (No Nozzles)
Any N2o & Fuel Solenoid (Single Inlet/outlet)
Must use a SPEC N2o feed line from bottle to N2o Solenoid inlet +/- .002 of the spec line .145 ID
Single N2o bottle
Single purge solenoid O.K. (Must exit outside engine compartment)
Nitrous is limited to a conventional single stage plate system.
Two solenoids for nitrous system MAX, one nitrous, one fuel and a third is permitted only for a purge system.
Plate has to be commercially available. System can only use one 10lb bottle, with a Traditional Braided -4 N2o
Line .145 ID , min. of 6 feet in length from bottle to nitrous solenoid.
*Fogger may be permitted on some Combos
*No Push Systems allowed
Progressive Type Controllers are Allowed!!!
SUPERCHARGER / TURBOCHARGER:
Single centrifugal supercharger O.K. (List of legal superchargers are above)
*Intercoolers
Boost Controllers are allowed!!
Billet Single 76mm OR Twin 60mm Max. Or a cast wheel 62mm Twins. (No
Reducers) or smaller permitted on Small Blocks **WITH CONVENTIONAL/FACTORY VALVE ANGLE HEADS
ONLY!** (This also includes Conventional Headed Buick, Olds & Pontiac)
All air entering the turbocharger must pass through the turbocharger inlet, Injection of any liquid, gas, or other
substance into the inlet or exhaust housing prohibited. (N2o Permitted on Inline 6 cyl. Turbo entries, nozzles (Max.2) in Turbo inlet tube or TB Plate Only!!) **N2o Plate, solenoid & line rules
apply!!**

Permitted Superchargers –
Vortech up to YS & YSI-trim Supercharger Systems
ATI D-1, D-1SC, D-1R, F1, F1A, F1C
F1R
Crankdrives are legal!!! NO holes in the grill or bumper.
ATI P-1SC, P-1SCH
Paxton Novi 2000 OR EQUIVALENT!
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!
TRACTION CONTROL:
Not Permitted that includes ARC module.
FUEL / FUEL SYSTEMS:
Gasoline, E-85 & Race Gas only (No Alcohol or Nitro)
IGNITION:
Programmable ignition systems permitted, use of Laptops and Hand held programmers O.K.
No ARC modules permitted
OILING SYSTEM:
Dry sumps prohibited. The front cross member may be altered for oil pan removal. Vacuum pumps are
acceptable.
ON BOARD DIAGNOSTICS / DATA RECORDERS:
Permitted
RADIATOR:
Cooling System required
FRONT SUSPENSION:
All cars must retain factory stock-type suspension. Front frame rails, radiator core support must remain in stock
location. Aftermarket tubular control
arms, coil over kits, or OEM front strut retrofits are permitted. But must be a direct bolt-on, no welding
modifications permitted. Aftermarket Racing Struts with spindle mounts or hub mounts designed for tube type
front ends are prohibited. Aftermarket Bolt-on Front End kits that use a strut to replace an a-arm type
suspension for early Nova/Chevy II / Mustangs, etc. are permitted (Chris Alston, Smith Racecraft, Fat Man,
Heidts, Scotts Hot Rods, T.C.I., etc..) Stock wheelbase will be enforced on all vehicles.
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:
Stock rear suspension W/ Bolt on traction devices are permitted. Sway bars may be deleted or added (This
includes “weld in” anti-rollbars). Leaf springs may be relocated for tire clearance purposes. Independent Rear
Suspension Vehicles may use a coil-over Shock in the original Shock Location, rear-end may be solid but must
use factory Body/Frame Mounting locations.
**Ladder Bars are permitted**
FRAME & CHASSIS:
Stock frame rails must be retained front and rear and stock floor retained.
Sub frame connectors are permitted. Rear Frame may be notched for tire clearance.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS:
Any OEM produced automatic transmission is allowed. Aftermarket torque converter, shift kit, valve body,
shifter, and pan cooler use are permitted.
MANUAL TRANSMISSION:
Factory and Aftermarket manual transmissions are allowed. Liberty or Lenco type transmissions are not
permitted. All shifts must be made manually without the aid of electric or pneumatic devices. Also, clutch
operation must be manual. *Single Disc clutch Only*
REAREND:
Any factory type rear end is allowed.
BRAKES:
All vehicles must have front and rear brakes.
STEERING:
Rack and pinion allowed
BODY:
The car must retain its original appearance and profiles; headlights, running lights, grille, bumpers etc.
Aftermarket Fiberglass parts limited to hood, trunk, front bumper & Fenders only (MUST BE STOCK
APPEARING!!). Maximum allowed Front overhang is 45″ Max measured from Front axle centerline to forward
most part of vehicle.
LETTERING / DECALS:
Car lettering is limited to windows only.
FIREWALL:
Must retain factory unaltered firewall, in factory location.
A cosmetic overlay is permitted.
HOOD / SCOOPS:
Forward facing hood scoops are prohibited, unless factory equipped or NA combos. Fiberglass replacement hoods with
“Factory Style” scoop (Cowl-Induction, Thunderbolt, Six-Pack, Hemi, etc…) are permitted. No Grossly oversized
“Cowl Hoods” allowed. **** Discretion of race director****
INTERIOR:
All factory interior pieces must be in factory locations. Factory door panels, headliner (Preferred), carpet,
dashboard are required. Back seat may be deleted, but must have carpet covering the bare floor.
SEAT LOCATION:
Two front bucket seats or one bench seat with upholstery required. Seats must remain in the stock location.
WINDOWS:
Safety glass & Lexan permitted (Must be STOCK APPEARING!). All front door windows must be fully operational.
BRACKET RACING AIDS:
The use of any “Reaction Time Devices” such as Optical Sensors, Delay Boxes are strictly prohibited!
ELECTRICAL:
The battery may be relocated & charging system (Alternator) optional.
Electric fans allowed.
STREET LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:
All cars are required to have working headlights and tail lights, brake lights, turn signals. Headlights may not be
removed for air inlet!
TIRES:
Front: Must have a minimum tread width of 4.5 inches. Front tires do not have to be DOT approved.
Rear: Limited to a M/T 3453 275/60/15 Drag Radial or MAX 28X10.5 Slick (No W`s).Smaller Tire Permitted
NA combos can run 275 Pro Radial or a 28 x 10.5w
WHEEL BASE:
You must retain stock wheel base with a maximum variation right to left and front to back of one inch.
WHEELIE BARS:
Wheelie bars prohibited.
DRIVER:
The driver when in the vehicle, from the ready line until the vehicle is safely stopped on the return road, is
required to have all the correct safety restraint systems (including the helmet) on and be securely fastened in
the vehicle at all times
CREDENTIALS :
A Valid state or government issued driver’s license beyond a learner/s permit level is mandatory for cars running
10.00 (6.40) or slower. A valid NHRA competition license is mandatory for cars running 9.99 (6.39) or quicker, at
a NHRA Member Track. A valid NHRA or an IHRA competition license is mandatory at an IHRA Member Track.