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Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity upto 6.3L and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity upto 3.5L.
Naturally aspirated Petrol Engine Vehicles with Capacity 6.4L and over, and Forced induction petrol vehicles (either turbocharged or supercharged) with capacity 3.6L and over
All diesel vehicles
Date, Time and Place
Benaraby Dragway – 177 Jono Porter Drive, Benaraby 4680 Queensland
Saturday November 7th 2020. Racing to start Approximately 1.00 p.m. and to finish into the evening by 10:00pm depending on number of entrants. Gates open from 8:00 am. Entrants encouraged to arrive at track in the morning a few hours before racing to allow sufficient time for scrutineering. In line with Covid requirements, all spectators and entrants should maintain the required social distancing. Groups of spectators and entrants are encouraged to keep number in groups small and to keep separated from other groups of people. Anyone with flu/covid like symptoms should not attend the event and should follow directions and testing requirements in line with Queensland Government Recommendations. Hand Sanitizing stations will be available at the event and all spectators and entrants are encouraged to regularly utilize these facilities.
Vehicles are subject to Andra General Requirements. The entrant is responsible for ensuring the vehicle complies and is safe to race. Some Basic information can be found below. For vehicles expected to run faster than 11.00 seconds the entrant should read the rulebook located on the Andra website for clarification of further requirements.
Vehicle should be in good working order and free from any oil, fuel or coolant leaks. Chassis must be in good condition and free from structural defects and excessive rust.
Crankline Centre Heights
Maximum crankshaft centreline heights are listed as below (measured from centre of crankshaft to ground).
- 36 inches / 915mm for vehicles running 12.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.64 seconds 1/8 mile and slower.
- 31 inches / 785mm for vehicles running 11.99 to 10.00 seconds 1/4 mile / 7.63 to 6.36 seconds 1/8 mile.
- 24 inches / 610mm for vehicles running 9.99 seconds 1/4 mile / 6.35 seconds 1/8 mile and quicker.
All measurements are to be made from level ground with racing pressure in the tyres.
Wheels and Tires
Wheels and tires should be in good condition. Tires must not have any cord or belt showing and tread depth must exceed the minimum tread depth indicator. All wheels must not have any missing wheel nuts.
Vehicles using Nitrous Oxide systems must comply with the Andra regulation in the rulebook located on the Andra website.
Suspension, Brakes and Steering Suspension
Brakes and steering systems must be in good working order. Brake pads should have sufficient pad depth. All suspension parts, linkages and steering boxes, pumps and linkages should be in good condition and free from excess free-play.
For all turbocharged vehicles that are not fitted with at least 1 muffler the exhaust tip must have 2 bolts 3/8” or 10mm in diameter drilled and installed across the diameter of the exhaust tip at 90 degrees to each other to prevent the exit of debris in the event of a turbine failure.
Clothing and driver license requirements
All entrants racing on the day are required to wear long pants, enclosed shoes and a helmet. Helmets such as motorcycle helmets can be used and should be in good condition, less than 10 years old and should be free from defects.
A “Chicago Shootout” race format will be used where by each entrant has 3 qualifying runs and 3 elimination runs allowing a 6 runs for each competitor. Finals for each class will then follow.
Class winner $400
Class Runner up $200
Class Fastest E.T. $300
Overall Fastest “Kettle” E.T. (TD42 nissan patrol powered vehicles)
Entry Fees and Nomination for Entrants
$150 total to race. This covers Day license as well as required insurances for the race meet and entry fees. Nominations are to be made at www.benarabydragway.com with entry fees paid online.
Spectators - $20 entry. Kids and Pensioners Free.