U.M.T.R. 2016 Rules

QuickStick and StreetStick Drag Racing Series

*2016 Rule Updates E.T. Quick Stick 7.50 to 11.99 Street Stick 10.50 to 17.99, All U.M.T.R. competitors must wear a helmet.

1) Manual transmissions only. Lencos permitted. Hand/Arm shifted lever(s) only. No air shifters
permitted. No clutch activated automatics or Brunos permitted. A U.M.T.R. Official will
place a colored sticker in the upper right hand corner of the windshield after the car passes
inspection. While in the lanes prior to first round, any car without a sticker will not race

2) All cars must leave the starting line with leg released clutch. Shifting without a clutch
(clutchless) is permitted.

3) All vehicles must pass Host Track Tech Inspection and U.M.T.R. Device Inspection before any
passes are made. No electronics are permitted in either class. No Delay Boxes, Pedal Magnets,Traction Control ( Factory or After Market )
Air Release or Hydraulic Clutch Line Lock Systems. Any device not meeting U.M.T.R. Tech
Regulations must be disarmed by the car owner and will be sealed by U.M.T.R. staff before any
passes will be permitted. The seal must remain on the vehicle/device throughout the event. If
any competitor is found to have an illegal device after a U.M.T.R. seal is applied, the penalty
will be revocation of U.M.T.R. Membership, forfeiture of accumulated points and the driver will
be barred from participating in U.M.T.R. events for the remainder of the season.

* Data acquisition, Rev Limiters and Wheel Line Locks are permitted *

4) Once eliminations start you must drive the same car in all rounds.

5) All cars competing in U.M.T.R. events must comply with 2015 N.H.R.A. / I.H.R.A. safety
requirements. Participating host tracks may require engine diapers.

6) QuickStick class: 7.50 to 11.99 E.T.
StreetStick class: 10.50 to 17.99 E.T.

7) All participating tracks have strict provisions prohibiting use of alcohol and/or illegal substances
by any driver in competition. Any driver violating these rules will be pulled from further

8) Participants will run on personal dial-in. Dial in may be changed between rounds. Driver/Crew
is responsible to check the dial in. Once staged, you have accepted the dial in.

9) Bracket style eliminations will be used at U.M.T.R. Points Events. Pairings, lane choice and
bye runs will be determined by Host Track personnel, ONLY. It is every racer's sole
responsibility to make sure they are in the staging lanes in a timely manner. During
eliminations, if you are instructed by track personnel to return to the lanes after your win and
you return to the pits you will be disqualified.
Only one bye run per car and driver per event.
Unless, the final 3 remaining racers have each already had a bye run, then the bye run
will be determined by chip or card draw.

10) U.M.T.R. will pay Winner, Runner-Up and Semi Finalists.

11) Entry Fees: QuickStick - $60.00 admits car and driver
StreetStick - $40.00 admits car and driver. No entry fee refunds.

Crew members will pay the Host Track Spectator price.

12) Any Question or Complaint must first be brought to the attention of U.M.T.R. Officials ONLY.

13) Do not argue with track personnel for any reason.

14) In order to receive ANY contingency awards at the individual race events you MUST be a
UMTR member and be displaying all vendor decals.

15) In order to receive points you must run your permanent U.M.T.R Number ONLY if your
permanent number is not on the track's run sheets, you forfeit your points for that race.
sponsor decals must be visible on both sides of the car (example fenders, doors, quarter panels).
Both quarter windows and back window are also acceptable.
*** Failure to display the sponsor decals will result in loss of
contingency awards. ***

16) ALL (a,b,c, d & e below) point rules are based upon a UMTR Member having brought their race ready car to the track, purchased a tech card, turned their tech card in to the host track personnel and be able to appear for at least one time run.

a. U.M.T.R. members will earn 5-points for every round in which they compete.
Event Winner gets an additional 5 points. First round looser will receive 15 points ( 10 show up points and 5 round points ) .

b. 10-points will be awarded to any member who brought their race ready car
to the track, purchased a tech card, turned their tech card in to host track personnel and
attempt at least one time run.

c. 1-point will be awarded for the best reaction time during eliminations per class.

d. Rainouts: If the host track calls a rainout before time runs and or eliminations, 10 points will be awarded.

e. A rainout during eliminations, points will be awarded for completed rounds only. 5 additional points will be awarded to the winners of the last completed round . No points will be awarded for future rounds( IE; Bye run )

17) Any stick shift car is welcome to participate in any U.M.T.R. event. However, to accumulate
points to receive end of year prizes and contingency awards (described in #15, 16 & 17 above)
you must be a member. The Membership Fee is $50.00 per class. To compete for points in both
classes you must pay two membership fees.

18) Each U.M.T.R. Chapter will have its own Points Champions. Points toward the
Championships will only be earned in the chapter to which you are a member. Any driver can
belong to more than one U.M.T.R Chapter during the same season.

19) Every race will be a points race.

20) Quick 8 races ; Only door cars( doors must be in working order).

b. C. Car must be naturally aspirated. (No Power Adders !) Quick 8 ONLY !

c. Points; Members will receive 5 additional points for qualifying for the Quick 8

All rules are subject to change as circumstances may demand from time to time. U.M.T.R. will make every effort to give ample advance notice of any changes.

Remember- No printed rule book or guidelines can replace courtesy and common sense. Responsible and professional behavior is expected and greatly appreciated.

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