2018 6.0 Raiders Rule Book
Revised (June 13, 2018)
Remaining Race Dates:
6/21 (Thurs Big Dog)
7/19 (Thurs Big Dog)
8/16 (Thurs Big Dog)
9/20 (Thurs Big Dog)
Runner up $250
16 car minimum for full payout
$70 car & driver (This includes driver gate
Buy Backs $50 if less than 24 cars, more than
25 or more no Buy backs.
1. 6.00 Index all run qualified field on a
sportsman ladder for 1st round if 25 or more
cars. If less than 25 cars all buy back
entry's will go into 2nd round and be paired
by card draw in the lanes. #1 qualifier will
get the first bye run as long as they win
their round, after the #1 qualifier gets their
bye all other byes are determined by best
reaction time if the field is less than 25
cars. Fields of 25 or more cars will stay on a
ladder the entire race.
2. One official qualifying round, if a driver
cannot make the qualifying round they can be
added to the bottom of the ladder if they
notify race control after qualifying and
before the ladder is given to staging.
3. 4 tenths Pro Tree start (Deep Staging will
result in automatic Disqualification during
eliminations when tree activates)
4. Courtesy Staging will not be enforced.
5. 1st Round lane choice goes to the higher
qualified car; coin flip determines lane
choice on all following rounds when laddered
after 1st round. If card draw is used for 2nd
round and beyond the car draw will determine
6. In the event of a computer malfunction so
that pairing cannot be completed, closest to
the index will be the #1 qualifier and will
get first round bye if there is one. Pairing
will be in the staging lanes each round and
closest to the index will get the available by
if there is one.
7. In the event of rain or suspension of the
race, completion of two full rounds will be
considered a completed race. Entry points,
qualifying bonus points, and round points will
be awarded. All prize money will be split
among drivers still in the race. If only the
final is left it can be completed at another
event if agreed upon by both drivers in the
finals and points awarded accordingly.
1. 6.00 is the index/dial-in for all entries
in this eliminator designed for full body door
cars or left-hand steer street roadsters only.
All chassis types are acceptable. All cars
must have fenders covering front wheels.
Driver should not be able to see front wheels
from cockpit. Left hand driver position must
be retained. No altereds. It will be contested
on a .4 pro tree.
2. Any tire size allowed. Functional tail
light mandatory. Must run at night for safety.
Neutral safety switch required. External
on/off battery cut off switch at rear of car
3. Transbrakes, delay boxes, two-steps, RPM
switches, electric or air shifters are
allowed. No down track timed throttle stops
may be used. No "intentional" down track
"stutter" allowed. Timers may be used for
4. Approved helmet and neck collar required.
Fire jacket and pants meeting SFI 3.2A-5
required. Approved fire-retardant shoes and
gloves required. Roll cage is required. "Halo"
and down bars mandatory. Five-point safety
harness in good working order, and driveshaft
safety loop required in all cars. Engine
diapers and head restraints highly
recommended. All cars should meet guidelines
for NHRA safety and general rules for
sportsman cars running 6.00 as listed in the
5. Diapers required on all cars
5 entry points (One 5 point voucher can be
used if you are missing a race. Piedmont
Dragway must be notified of the use of the
voucher no later than 4 days after the race
that was missed).
Competitors running all races without using a
voucher will be given 1 bonus point at the end
of the season.
1 point per round won
1 point for #1 Qualifier
2 Bonus Points for the winner of the race.
Buy Backs cannot score any points.
Championship Tie-Breaker will be a Best 2 of 3
run-off, (Drivers can use a different car
All other Tie Breakers will be as follows:
Most wins, Most Runner up, Most Semi Finals,
Best Season Qualifying average.
1st $500 + Trophy/Jacket
2nd $300 + Trophy
3rd $200 + Trophy
4th $100 + Trophy
5th $50 + Trophy
If the race is not completed by two full
rounds a rain check for the next race will be
½ refund of car & driver if you make one time
run on the track.
Full refund minus gate entry if you make no
runs on the track.
No Crew refunds
Piedmont Dragway reserves the right to change
any of the above policies.