The Midwest Drags is a Drag-N-Drive® event which all vehicles and drivers must comply with SFI certs, NHRA and/or IHRA rules. In-between each event, all competition vehicles are required to move under own power. They are not permitted be trailered, pushed or pulled, flown or floated between tracks.
UPDATED EVENT VEHICLE E.T. RULES FOR 2024: (Borrowed from VIR form).
1) I UNDERSTAND THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON.
2) MY REGISTRATION IS NOT TRANSFERABLE OR RESELL-ABLE.
3) I UNDERSTAND, EVENT IS NOT CURRENTLY ISSUING LIFETIME REG NUMBERS TO “PLAN B.”
4) I MUST ATTEND WITH MY REGISTERED VEHICLE OR EQUIVALENT E.T. NO “PLAN B” SLOWER THAN 12.99 ET..
5) I WILL NOT ASK FOR MY ENTRY FEE BACK OR ARRIVE IN A “PLAN B, C OR D” VEHICLE SLOWER THAN 12.99 ET.
- • Vehicle and driver must comply with NHRA and/or IHRA certifications.
- 12.99 or faster for all classes. SME will be broken into three classes. SME 10.00, SME 11.00 and SME 12.00 index, NO bracket.
- • Competition vehicles are required to move under own power. They are not permitted be trailered, pushed or pulled, flown or floated between tracks.
- • Competition vehicle must drive to the required photo stops.
- • Drivers and riders will hold comply with liability wavers, 1099, and photo release at time of registration.
- • Drivers between 16 and 18 must be accompanied by birth or custodial parent or guardian for the duration of competition.
- • Competition vehicles may pull one (1) single axle trailer of any size. Trailer rules follow and are borrowed from HRDW.
- • Both participants (green wristbands) may switch street and/or strip driving duties at anytime
- • Registrations are non-refundable or transferable. To include loss of employment, death or dis-memberment, changes in beliefs pertaining to global warming and/or other.
- • Only Green wristbands are allowed to service / touch or ride in a competition vehicle. (NO RED WRISTBANDS)
- • At any time and for any reason, race staff may as you to park in “preferred parking” so we may watch and learn how your prepare your car.
- • All classes: Two time slips must be turned in per track on Tues, Wed, Thur and Friday for a total of Eight (8). Average MPH and E.T. will be divided by eight.
- • All payments are final, no refunds, non-transferable and are processed in the United States.
- • For up-to-day announcements, follow us on Facebook/DragsMidwest or Twitter @DragsMidwest #MidwestDrags
- NEW for 2024 – Pop-up trailers pulled behind competition cars is allowed.
* Classes and rules will follow the example of prestigious Drag-N-Drive races held in September. This will make it easier on Participants to compete in both annual events. It is the racers responsibility to comprehend, retain and comply with all rules *All vehicles registered and insured. * Slicks or drag radials only… NO hard tires.
A) Unlimited – Any fuel, any tune, any body style… E.T. must comply with NHRA / IHRA and SFI ratings. Same as HRDW.
B) Ironman – Ideal for steel bodies, any engine, 5 gal methanol. Same as HRDW.
C) Pro Street PA – Must be steel bodies or factory fiberglass. 3,000 lbs. min weight, any engine. Same as HRDW.
D) Pro Street NA – Must be steel bodies or factory fiberglass. 3,000 lbs. min weight, any Naturally Aspirated engine. Same as HRDW.
E) Modified PA – any engine. Same as HRDW.
F) Modified NA – any Naturally Aspirated engine. Same as HRDW.
G) Super Street Small Block PA – Same as HRDW.
H) Super Street Small Block NA – Same as HRDW.
I) Super Street Big Block PA – Same as HRDW.
J) Super Street Big Block NA – Same as HRDW.
K) Street Race Small Block PA – Same as HRDW.
L) Street Race Small Block NA – Same as HRDW.
M) Street Race Big Block PA – Same as HRDW.
N) Street Race Big Block NA – Same as HRDW.
O) Gasser A/Gas – Same as HRDW.
P) Gasser B/Gas – Same as HRDW.
Q) HotRod – American production from 1928 to 1948 – Same as HRDW.
R) Street Machine Eliminator (SME has three indexes. 10.0, 11.0 and 12.0. Closest avg to index wins class. Three trophies per index, Champion, 2nd and 3rd.
S) Manual Shift H, Leg released leave and Clutch Assisted – Four, Five or Six Speed OEM H style, Factory VIN car, any motor or chassis.
T) Manual Shift Unlimited, Leg released leave. GForce/ Lenco/ Jerico/ Liberty/ RolTech/ Top Loader/ – Unlimited and/or clutchless shifting.
Rules for Disqualification
- 1. Touching the car and/or attempting to hold the car anytime during or after the burnout. You are not stronger than your buddies 1,500 HP car.
- 2. Green wristbands touching a truck or trailer. Truck and trailer are NOT support vehicles.
- 3. Red wristbands, such as truck and trailer drivers or anyone other than green wristbands touching your competition vehicle.
- 4. Under the influence of drugs (legal or otherwise) and/or alcohol while operating competition vehicle to include public street driving.
- 5. No vehicle rentals. Vehicle must be owned by one or both participants.
- 6. Participants are NOT permitted to leave the team during competition. No substitute team mates, car or crew after drivers meeting.
- 7. Competition vehicle being worked on by anyone whom doesn’t have a green wristband.
- 8. The use of two (2) or more expletives in a single sentence. (you know who you are.)