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Tasca Performance Ford Fest

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Sunday 18 August 2013, 08:00am - 05:00pm
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August 17 & 18, 2013

Open To All Fords & Ford Powered Vehicles Only
Four Bracket Racing Classes:  Eliminators on Saturday & Sundaaay!

 

 

Four Bracket Racing Classes:  Eliminators on Saturday & Sundaaay!

 

Fast Ford

Delay boxes, two-steps, trans-brakes & throttle stops allowed.

ET Break 12.99 & quicker.

Handicap start  .500 full tree.  Breakout rules apply.

Race Entry $50 each day. 

Win - $1,000

Runner Up - $500

Semi - $200

Quarter - $75

(Purse pro-rated up or down based upon 100 entries)

 

Quick Ford

No delay boxes or throttle stops allowed. Trans-brakes and two-steps okay.

ET Break 9.00 & slower.

Handicap start  .500 full tree.  Breakout rules apply.

Race Entry $50 each day. 

Win - $1,000

Runner Up - $500

Semi - $200

Quarter - $75

(Purse pro-rated up or down based upon 100 entries)

 

Street Ford

DOT approved drag tires & open headers allowed.  No delay boxes, two-steps, trans-brakes or throttle stops allowed.

No ET break.

Handicap start  .500 full tree.  Breakout rules apply.

Race Entry $35 each day.

Win $350

Runner Up $150

Semi $50

(Purse pro-rated up or down based upon 64 entries)

 

Tuff Truck

DOT approved drag tires & open headers allowed.  No delay boxes, two-steps, trans-brakes or throttle stops allowed.

No ET break.

Handicap start  .500 full tree.  Breakout rules apply.

Race Entry $35 each day.

Win $350

Runner Up $150

Semi $50

(Purse pro-rated up or down based upon 64 entries)

First round buyback:  Fast Ford/Quick Ford - $30; Street Ford/Tuff Truck - $25

 

True Street

Reserved for Ford products produced from 1978 to present.  Runs on Saturday only. 

Engine

·         Any Ford small block, 4.6L, 5.4L or 2.3L four cylinder engines.

·         Any modification allowed.

·         One power adder permitted.


Street Equipment

·         All vehicles must have valid state inspection sticker, current registration, and proof of valid insurance.

·         Dealer or repair plates prohibited.

·         DOT approved tires mandatory.

·         Full exhaust mandatory.


Road Tour

·         All competitors must complete a 20 mile road tour.

·         Once the tour is complete competitors must park in designated pit area.

·         Opening hood for any reason is prohibited. All hoods must be closed until completion of all three passes.

·         Opening trunk or hatch permitted for access to nitrous bottles only.
·         Passengers are permitted on Road Tour, but not allowed in vehicle during drag racing competition.

·         Passengers must have a crewmember wristband.

·         Participants on Road Tour must obey all traffic laws.

·         Reckless operation will result in disqualification.

 

Race Procedures

·         Crewmembers are not permitted in staging lanes or burnout area during drag racing competition.

·         All vehicles must make three runs and immediately return to staging lanes after completing runs 1 and 2.

·         Any vehicle unable to start under its own power will be disqualified.

·         External cooling of engine prohibited.

·         Use of battery chargers or external electrical devices prohibited.

·         All vehicles must pass NHRA Safety Inspection.

·         Repairs or adjustments from underneath the engine compartment are prohibited.

·         After the three passes are complete track officials will add up and tally run data. Results will be posted on the tech department bulletin boards Sunday morning.

·         Awards presentations will take place at Noon on Sunday.

 

Awards

·         Best Average Elapsed Time

·         Most Consistent Reaction Time

·         Quickest Elapsed Time

·         Fastest MPH

All True Street entries may purchase a tech card and participate in the Sunday Bracket Racing program.


Mustang Showdown Classes:  Saturday Qualifying – Sunday Eliminations

Winners and runner-up’s receive jackets

STOCK CLASS* (Heads-up with .400 Pro Tree)

·         1979 and newer Mustang or Capri 311 cubic inch maximum Open to street legal cars only *

·         Stock type suspension front and rear; aftermarket bolt in replacements allowed

·         DOT tires allowed up to 28x10.5 inch wide tread as measured.Slicks 26 X 10.0

·         All exhaust must run through mufflers and full tail pipes

·         Aftermarket “Street” head, cams, and intakes allowed

·         Minimum Base weight E7& GT 40 P head 5.0s, and Modular 2V, 2850 LBS

·         Race style intakes 125lbs.(i.e. Victor EFI, TFS Race, TFS Box, BOSS 302, Cobra Jet, Ford Racing 3- valve)

·         3 valves add 150 LBS

·         4 valves add 200 LBS

·         Aftermarket heads add 250 LBS, 205CC Maximum

·         Add 50 LBS for exhaust turn downs

·         BOSS 302 & CNC Coyote heads add 200 LBS

·         03/04 Cobras, GT500’s and power adders not allowed

DESIGNATION: STK

 

STREET SHOOTOUT* (Heads-up with .400 Pro Tree)

·         Open to street legal cars only

·         Maximum size slick 28x10.5x15 no “W” tires or Radial 28” tall up to 13” sidewall width

·         Exhaust must run through mufflers

·         Naturally aspirated 8.2 deck small blocks minimum weight 2700Lbs; 9.5 deck  2800 LBS

·         Single power adder combos, sm. blk. 365 cubic inch maximum

·         Single stage nitrous systems, plates or foggers  3100 LBS

·         Vortech A,B,S trims, Paxton 1200, ATI P1  3100 LBS

·         Superchargers with 3.75” inlet hose, YSI, Novi 2000  3200 LBS

·         Superchargers with 4” or larger prohibited

·         TVS, Kenne Bell, Whipples  3200 LBS

·         No Cog style drive belts allowed, and no gear drives allowed

·         Street single T3/T4 turbo systems allowed, exhaust must exit through mufflers  3200 LBS

·         No Big Block cars allowed

DESIGNATION: SS

* Stock and Street Shootout classes are for street legal cars.  All vehicles must have factory dashboard and finished interior.  Back seat is optional for cars equipped with roll bars.  Rear seat area must be carpeted.  Cars must have stock style front suspension. Lightweight and heavy duty bolt on parts allowed.  Vehicle weight will be checked during eliminations. Must be a Ford car with Ford engine.

 

OPEN COMP (Handicap Start with .500 Pro Tree)

* Open Comp class is designed for any year, make, and model Ford vehicles using Ford engines only. Dragsters and Roadsters prohibited. The Open Comp class will run on an Open Comp format with a 1-tenth (1/10th) breakout.

·         Pro .500 Pro Tree, Handicap Start

·         One Tenth Deducted From Best Qualifying ET

·         DEEP STAGING – Deep staging is permitted, however not advocated. If you plan to deep stage, it is strongly recommended that you boldly display the word DEEP on all four windows, in plain view of the starter. It is always the driver’s responsibility to stage the vehicle prior to the tree being activated. In any event, the driver must be prepared to leave as soon as the final stage light is lit.

·         The class will be qualified by positive reaction time (r/t) closest to “.000” based on a Pro .500 Tree. “.000” is considered perfect. Any negative r/t (-.001 – 1.231, etc.) will be placed at the bottom of the qualifying ladder, the more negative the r/t the farther down the ladder the run will be placed. For cases in which identical reaction times are made, qualifying position will be based on a first come first served: the first occurring r/t will be placed #1, the second occurrence of said r/t will be placed #2 and so on. Class will be paired according to qualifying positions, and then advance to eliminations.


STREET OUTLAW (Heads-up with .400 Pro Tree)

·         Any year Ford full-bodied car with Ford engine

·         Bolt in lightweight front suspension OK

·         Any type rear suspension allowed

·         No full tube chassis

·         Rear tire size maximum 29.5x10.5 slick or 315 radial

·         Any engine modification or combination

·         Cars should have stock dashboard and finished interior (carpet)

·         Minimum weight for nitrous cars, 2700 LBS

·         Minimum weight for Supercharged and Single Turbochargers, 2900 LBS

·         Twin turbos 3100 LBS minimum

·         Run what you brung!

DESIGNATION: SO

NHRA Safety Rules in effect for ALL race categories

 

Show Classes

Trophies awarded to 1st & 2nd place finishers.

Entering both race & show not permitted.

Saturday:  Car Show Registration ends at 11:30 AM

·         Mustang Stock

·         Mustang Modified

·         All Ford SVT (Cobras, Focus, Contour) Saleen, Parnelli Jones, S-7’s

·         07 - Present GT 500, Super Snakes, Foose Edition, All Roush Mustangs

·         Factory Ford/Mercury (non Mustang) Stock

·         Factory Ford/Mercury (non Mustang) Modified

·         All Ford Trucks Stock (includes SVT, Harley)

·         All Ford Trucks Modified (includes SVT, Harley)

·         All Ford powered original Cobra, Cobra Replicas, Pantera, Tigers

Plus - Best of Show


Sunday: 
Car Show Registration ends at 11:30 AM

Categories

·         Best Paint

·         Best Interior

·         Best Engine

·         Best Stock

·         Best Modified

·         Judges Choice

·         Best Mustang

·         Best Non Mustang

·         Best Truck

Plus - Best of Show


Schedule of Events
 

Saturday – August 17

·           8:00 AM Gates open - tech inspection begins

·           9:00 AM Open Time Trials

·         10:00 AM First Round Qualifying all classes

·         11:30 AM Car Show Registration ends

·         12:30 PM Second Round Qualifying Bracket classes

·           1:30 PM Final Eliminations:  Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, Tuff Truck

·           2:30 PM Second Round Qualifying Heads-up classes

·           3:00 PM True Street Cruise

·           3:30 PM True Street Competition

·           4:00 PM Car Show Awards

Sunday - August 18

·           8:00 AM Gates open - tech inspection begins

·           9:00 AM Open Time Trials

·         10:00 AM First Round Qualifying Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, Tuff Truck

·         11:00 AM Time Trial Heads-up classes

·         11:30 AM Second Round Qualifying Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, Tuff Truck

·         11:30 AM Car Show Registration ends

·         12:30 AM Final Eliminations: Stock, Street Shootout, Street Outlaw, Open Comp

·           1:30 PM Final Eliminations:  Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, Tuff Truck

·           4:00 PM Car Show Awards

Race Entry: 

$40 (excludes Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, Tuff Truck)


Car Show: 

$35 (Saturday & Sunday); $30 for one day show entry.


Spectators: 

Adult (16+) $10 per day; Junior (11 – 15) $5 per day


Swap Meet: 

$35 20 X 20 space per day.  $15 for each additional 20 X 20 space per day (includes 1 event ticket).

New Product Vendors call track for details and reservations.

 

 

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