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Print your own copy of the 150 MPH Club Cars Tech Inspection Sheet
Print your own copy of the 150 MPH Club Motorcycles Tech Inspection Sheet
To become a member of the 150 MPH Club,
the vehicle must run the measured mile twice in the same event at a speed no
less than 150 MPH but less than 159.999 MPH.
The speeds of the two runs are then averaged.
150 MPH Club Rules
• All current rule changes will be posted in bold text.
• All drivers must be members of USFRA, possess a current valid state drivers license, and sign a loss damage waiver to participate.
• A maximum of six (6) runs will be allowed per entry fee paid.
• Each driver/rider is a new entry. Each driver/rider must report to tech inspection. Each separate driver must obtain a new vehicle number at registration, be a member of the USFRA and pay a separate entry and course prep fee.
• The 150-mph format is specifically designed for currently licensed and insured, street legal cars/motorcycles. Requests for exemption from the Street Legal, Licensed & Insured requirement will require USFRA approval 45 days prior to the event.
• To gain Membership into the 150-mph club, the vehicle must run the 2.25 mile long course twice in the same event at a speed no less than 150 mph. The two runs are then averaged.
• Drivers will be required to participate in a driver orientation meeting with a USFRA designated official prior to racing.
• An acceptable speed indicator (Speedometer, Tachometer or GPS) is required so the driver has an indication of the car's speed at any point on the course.
• Maximum speed will be 159.999 mph - any vehicle exceeding 159.999 mph will forfeit any of the unused 6 runs will not receive a timing slip, and be disqualified for the remainder of event.
• A Technical Inspection will be conducted by USFRA Official Inspectors to verify the acceptable condition of the engine, drive train, wheels, tires, fuel, steering, braking, and safety systems to an approved checklist. Every entry requires a Technical Inspection.
• Fees will not be charged for any inspection. No vehicle will be allowed to run if they do not fully comply with these Safety Rules. It is each entrant's responsibility to fully understand and comply with these safety rules.
• Decisions of the inspectors and officials are final in the areas of safety assessment and requirements.
• Only gasoline, diesel, E85, fuel may be used – OEM electric or hybrids vehicles are allowed.
• No nitrous, alcohol, or nitro-fueled (this includes any other alternative fuels) vehicles will be allowed.
• A ground cover must be used under the vehicle in the pit area, starting line, staging lanes, or any other area when modifications are made. Waste fluids will not be "dumped" they will be taken off the salt for disposal. Pit areas and the salt in general will be kept neat and clean at all times.
• Go Karts, Lawn Mowers, Dwarf Cars, Legends Cars, ATV’s, ATC's, Street luges, Lawn Tractors and Snowmobiles are not allowed to run in the 150 MPH Club.
• USFRA/SCTA Competition Licenses will not be issued for 150 MPH Club Class runs.
• The driver must wear a Snell 2005, ECE 22.05, or FIA 8860-2004 (or later) approved, full-face helmet with full face shield (no damaged helmets will be allowed).
• Drivers must wear a SFI 3.2A/1 or better rated fire suit including shoes and gloves and an approved neck collar. The driver must have SFI 3.3 arm restraints or the car must be equipped with one of the various types of window net available on the market.
• A four- (4) point roll bar approved by a recognized Racing sanctioning organization must be installed in the vehicle; driver is responsible to provide objective evidence of approval.
Integral Corvette-type roll bar is not acceptable.( As of Jan 2016 roll bars will be constructed of 1 5/8” Dia. with minimum .120” wall thickness mild steel or 1 5/8” Dia. with minimum .095” wall thickness E4130 chromoly tubing, with 5”X 6” X ¼” thick attach plates with a minimum of 4 3/8” bolts.)
• The seat assembly must be adequately braced to prevent rearward collapse by a portion of the roll bar assembly.
• The vehicle must have a 4 point or better seat belt restraint system ( as of Jan 2016 a 5 point or better SFI approved seat belt will be required).
• Cars must have a metal battery tie down. No plastic, wedge style, ratchet straps, or bungee cords, etc. will be allowed.
• A Driveshaft retention loop is required in the front 25% of each section of drive shaft on rear-wheel cars where adequate retention and control of a broken driveline is not assured by body/frame design.
• On non OEM fuel delivery systems dual throttle return springs are required, on each throttle shaft.
• All non OEM fuel lines must be constructed of rubber, braided, or steel hard line. No aluminum/copper hard line or clear plastic hose will be allowed.
• Fuel lines are not allowed in the drivers compartment.
• On unibody cars such as Corvair, VW, Porsche, Etc. the fuel lines must be higher than the lowest part of the pan or the unibody structure. They must be installed inside of a heavy metal tube or above a skid plate. The metal tube or skid plate must be positively attached (no sheet metal screws will be allowed). This is to protect the fuel system from damage if a wheel/tire failure should occur.
• Vehicles must have V or higher rated tires or acceptable racing tires which are rated for speeds in excess of 159 mph. No tires wider than 10" will be allowed, unless the tires are OEM to the vehicle. (Narrow tires provide better traction and vehicle control on the Salt).
• Tires & wheels for all vehicles will have bolted in metal valve stems with metal valve caps. No OEM (T.P.S.) Tire Pressure Sensors will be allowed.
• Wheel covers will be positively attached or removed. No snap on style hub caps are allowed.
• Motorcycle riders must have full leathers, either one piece or full 360 degree zip together, leather boots and gloves, and a Snell 2005 or ECE 22.05 (or later) approved, full-face helmet with full face shield (no damaged helmets will be allowed).
• Vehicles must have V or higher rated tires which are rated for speeds in excess of 150 mph.
• All motorcycles must have a shut off lanyard tethered to the driver, a steering damper, all loose parts removed, glass headlights taped or removed, and OEM or better chainguard.