News '08 '09
All Stars is a handicap style eliminator based on class indexes. This
eliminator is dedicated
to passenger cars of the 60's
that were produced in America with straight line performance
being the primary reason for their existence. Certain
exceptions in the
authenticity of these
cars will be allowed. Among those exceptions, but not limited to, are
safety, equality in performance, availability, and durability.
Classification will be based on a
visual inspection and the elapsed time the car is capable of running.
Information, Ladder Type, Lane Choice & Tree
All Run, NHRA Sportsman Ladder, .400 Full Tree, Handicap Start, no deep
Drivers will qualify based on
reaction time. If there is
a tie there will be a coin toss.
Lane choice will be based
on reaction time for the first
will select lanes in sub
sequent rounds. In the event of a
dispute lane choice will be by coin toss.
Drivers select in tenth second (0.10) intervals after qualifying.
Dial-in can not be changed after eliminations have started.
must run 12.00 or faster.
9.51 - 12.00
A/FX 8.81 - 9.50
ULTRA 8.00 - 8.80
BODY STYLES AND MODELS
AMC AMX: 1968-1969; 390
Buick Skylark/GS: 1964-1967; 400-455
Chevrolet Full Bodied: 1959-1964; 409, Z11 427
Chevrolet Full Bodied: 1965-1967; 396-454
Chevrolet Chevelle: 1964-1968; 396-454
Dodge/Plymouth full bodied: 1960-1967; 413-440 wedge
Dodge/Plymouth full bodied: 1964-1967; Hemi
Dodge Dart/Plymouth Barracuda: 1968; Hemi
Dodge Dart/Plymouth: 1967-1969; 413-440 wedge
Ford full bodied: 1959-1967; 406-427
Ford Thunderbolt: 1964; 427
Fairlane/Comet/Falcon: 1963-1967; 427
Fairlane/Comet/Torino: 1968-1969; 428 Cobra Jet only
Ford Mustang: 1967-1969; 428 Cobra Jet
Oldsmobile Cutlass/442: 1964-1967; 400-455
Pontiac full bodied: 1959-1967; 389-455
Tempest/GTO: 1962-1967; 389-455
REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
GRAPHICS / DECALS
Some period style graphics.
ALL STAR DRAG RACING SERIES decals
must be posted on the quarter windows of both sides.
Graphics (for advertising or creative purposes) permitted on entire
Contingency stickers, other decals and
may be displayed anywhere on body in a clear and organized fashion.
Alterations or customizing prohibited. Aftermarket fiberglass or other
lightweight body panel components are limited
the hood, hood scoop, front inner and
outer fenders, doors, deck lid, and bumpers.
FENDER SPASH PANS
Full inner fender splash pans are required. May be trimmed for
header clearance. Aftermarket units allowed.
Firewall must be original and in stock location. Firewall may be relocated
in A/FX & ULTRA.
Hood is required in all classes except A/FX & ULTRA. May be made of lightweight
material. Hood scoops are allowed but
limited to original equipment type or period style.
May not exceed a total of 5 inches above the hood surface.
Full upholstered and carpeted interior must be retained. Upholstered
seats permitted. Rear seat may
be removed when roll bar/cage is installed
but area must
be upholstered or carpeted leaving no bare panels if seat is
must remain with aftermarket gauges allowed. A/FX & ULTRA are allowed to remove full
In order to clear legal tires, wheel tubs are acceptable but wheels and
must be positioned at outer extremities of tub.
OEM safety glass or Lexan permitted. Windows need not be operative.
BRACKET RACING AIDS
Bracket racing aids such as optical sensors, delay boxes, stutter boxes,
and throttle stops are
The application or
use of any device, mechanical or electronic, that permit the
driver to ascertain the position of their vehicle in relation to the
starting line is prohibited.
Operational brakes required on all four wheels. Line-loc is allowed.
Automated brakes or any type of traction control is prohibited.
Stock chassis is required. Rear frame may be moved in for rear tire and
tub clearance. A/FX: Period style chassis alterations allowed.
Must retain complete stock front
suspension as produced by manufacturer for body used.
Aftermarket direct fit
replacement suspension components including A-arms
Sway bars may be removed. Travel limiters allowed.
A/FX & ULTRA: Period style units
May be aftermarket 4 link, ladder bar, or modified
stock suspension. Wheelie bars are permitted.
An OEM production-style or
aftermarket full-size radiator is required and
must be mounted in stock location.
Any OEM automatic transmission with torque converter is allowed.
Transbrake is not allowed.
Electric, hydraulic or
devices prohibited. Two step
Aftermarket 4-spd (5-spd A/FX & ULTRA only) transmission and
manual shifter allowed. Clutch may
any means other than
movement of the driver’s foot
in a normal
fashion through mechanical linkage or hydraulic
cylinder. Two step
Electric, hydraulic or pneumatic shifter devices prohibited.
Any automotive type allowed.
The battery may be relocated. Electric fans and water pump drive allowed.
Charging system not required.
Must be same year, make and family as
body. There is no displacement limit.
Any internal engine modifications are allowed.
Cast iron or aluminum aftermarket blocks allowed but must retain external
appearance of engine originally available in year/make/model of vehicle.
Aftermarket heads are allowed, but must retain original external overall
for engine family. Any internal modifications are allowed.
Any wet sump oiling system is allowed.
Any valve train may be used.
Open headers allowed.
Ignition system is unrestricted.
FUEL/FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM
Fuel cells, electric fuel pumps, pressure regulators, and any line size
is permitted, but the fuel pump must shut off with a master electrical
N/SS - Only gasoline is allowed.
A/FX & ULTRA- Either gasoline or alcohol is allowed.
All entries limited to specific type
and design carburetor(s) as listed
below for engine family used. All four barrel carburetors
used on single
and multiple setups
limited to factory rated 850cfm maximum size (no Dominators). All two
limited to factory rated 500cfm maximum size. All carburetors must retain
appearance. (Edelbrock may replace
Holley HP may replace Holley, Edelbrock
quadrajet replacements may replace
Rochester) Only air horn may
protrude above the flat
surface of the hood into the area of the scoop. Holley 2x4 setups may be mounted
setups are limited to the following:
AMC 390 - cross ram, 2x4 Holley
Buick 400-455 - single AFB or Q-Jet, inline 2x4 AFB
Chevy 396-409 - inline 2x4 AFB or inline 3x2 Rochester
Chevy 396-454 - 1x4 Q-Jet or Holley, inline 2x4 AFB, inline 3x2 Holley
Chrysler Wedge 413-426 - inline or cross ram 2x4 AFB, 65-69 single AFB
Chrysler Hemi 426 - inline 2x4 AFB, cross ram 2x4 AFB or Holley
Ford 406-427 – 1x4, inline 2x4 Holley, inline 3x2 Holley
Ford 428 Cobra Jet - single Holley
Olds 400-455 - 1x4 Q-Jet, inline 3x2 Rochester
Pontiac 389-455 - inline 2x4 AFB, inline 3x2 Rochester
A/FX & ULTRA:
Entries are allowed listed carburetors for N/SS, Holley(s) with
850 CFM maximum rating (no Dominators), or mechanical fuel injection.
No aftermarket sheet metal or
fabricated intake manifolds allowed.
Manifolds are restricted to commercially available cast units.
of 2x4 and 3x2
manifolds may be modified and fabricated as necessary to allow installation
barrel manifolds are restricted to cast commercially available
180 degree dual
plane intake with no external modifications allowed.
A/FX & ULTRA :
Any manifold combination listed above allowed.
**A/FX & ULTRA ONLY**
Fuel injected A/FX entries may use
available period correct mechanical
port fuel injection unit.
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTICS/DATA RECORDERS
playback (only) systems and
tachometers are acceptable.
Channel Ultimate II tachometers are acceptable.
(See also definition under " Bracket Racing Aids" above)
Stock steering required. A/FX & ULTRA may use any conventional steering system.
Rear tires may either be DOT-approved and labeled or labeled for racing
slicks. DOT tires are
limited to maximum designated
sidewall width of 13.50. Slicks are limited
to a maximum sidewall designation of 10.5W x 33 x 15
inches. A/FX & ULTRA may use
a maximum of 15.00 x 34 x 15. The front tires are
limited to 4.5-inch minimum tread width.
The tread of tires must not protrude
outside of the exterior of bodyline at top of tires.
Must retain stock wheelbase and stock overhang with a maximum variation
to right and front to back of 1 inch. Altered wheelbase allowed
in A/FX & ULTRA.
Aftermarket wheels are permitted.
A minimum width of 3.5 inches is
required on the front rims