QLD Drag Racing Championships

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Kids 13 and Under - admitted FREE $0.00
Student (with ID) admission $18.00
Adult admission $20.00

Event Dates

25 February 2017

Queensland Drag Racing Championship

The Queensland Drag Racing Championships bring racers from all across the state to compete for a prestigious QDRC trophy and Track Champion status at Willowbank Raceway, delivering high-octane action for both racers and spectators.

Hosting championship racing for competitors across the QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster and Super Gas brackets, the QDRC hosts on average more than 100 racers per round, with no shortage of thrilling action. 


25th February 2017
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


18th March 2017
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike,  Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


13th May 2017
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


8th July 2017
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


12th August 2017
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


16th September 2017
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas


28th October 2017
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Powercruise Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Super Gas

Entry - Pre-entries only and will be available on the website until 5pm the Wednesday prior to the event. Any entries received after the cut off will incur a $20 processing fee. Entries will not be accepted on the day. All Entrants must hold a current permanent IHRA Drag Racing Licence.

Entry Fee -

  • Group 3 & 4 - $100 which includes driver and 1 crew.
  • QDRC SuperComp - $200 which includes driver and 4 crew.
  • QDRC Comp Bike - $100 which includes driver and 1 crew.
  • QDRC Outlaws - $200 which includes driver and 4 crew.
  • Testing - $200 which includes driver and 1 crew.
  • Extra Crew - $10

Schedule
(final times will be listed prior to each round)

February, March, September & October
Gates open 8am
Competitor Audit System (CAS) from 10.30am
Qualifying from 12.00pm
Racing from 4pm


May, July, August
Gates open 6am
Competitor Audit System (CAS) from 6:30am
Qualifying from 8:30am to 1pm
Racing from 1pm. 

Racing times can vary depending on entrant numbers - Please check racing schedules for each date.

CAS/ Audit - CAS and audit will be completed at the Scrutineering Shed.

Seeding -

All Brackets will be seeded on their reaction time in their first qualifier (except QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike and Super Gas, which will be seeded as per IHRA rules). The relevant cut offs for brackets will still apply eg. Junior Dragster 8.00 – A/JD, 8.60 – B/JD, 12.00 – C/JD. If you run quicker than your respective cut off you will be placed at the bottom of the field regardless of your reaction time. Super Street 10.00

Qualifying for the Final Round ONLY will be as per the Australian IHRA rules and not seeded by the reaction time in their first qualifier.

In the case of more than one bye run, due to breakage or no show, Willowbank officials have the right to pair up regardless of seeding sheets.

Brackets

  • QDRC SuperComp -
  • QDRC Comp Bike - to run off a QDRC index – this will be as per the national index system, the QDRC index will start off the national record plus 0.5 sec
  • Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws – includes supercharged, nitrous and turbo vehicles with V8 engines only, running 0 – 7.99 (vehicles running slower than 7.99 may be put in the field if less than 32 but must dial in 7.99 or quicker)
  • Knijff Earthmoving Modified – as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Powercruise Super Sedan – 0 - 10.99
  • Sports Turf Services Modified Bike – as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street – 10.00-12.99 as per Australian IHRA rules - Street Vehicle Rules
  • Super Gas - as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster - as per Australian IHRA rules

Racing -

QDRC SuperComp and QDRC Comp Bike and QDRC Outlaws will run 2 qualifiers and eliminations,  all other brackets will run 3 qualifiers and a 3 Round Shootout Plus Final. The final round on October 28th will be run as Eliminations.

QDRC Points awarded as below

  • Refer QDRC Regulations for minimum number of entrants for points/prize money to be awarded
In Elimination Style formats: 
  • Five points for qualifying.
  • Five points for each round win in eliminations.

In Three Round Shootout Plus Final format:

  • Five points for qualifying.
  • Five points for each round win.
  • Two points for each round lose.

Prizemoney

Refer QDRC Regulations for minimum number of entrants for points/ prize money to be awarded.

Prizemoney will be paid into nominated bank account the Monday after the event.

QDRC SuperComp               As per entry scale
QDRC Comp Bike                $400 / $200 = $600
QDRC Outlaws                      As per entry scale
Modified                                  $200 / $100 = $300
Super Sedan                          $200 / $100 = $300
Modified Bike                         $100 / $ 50 = $150
Super Street                          $100 / $ 50 = $150
Junior Dragster                    $100 / $ 50 = $150
Super Gas                              $200 / $100 = $300
 

PLEASE NOTE:-
Testing is permitted at all QDRC events. 
All testing vehicles will be paired up. The only exception to this rule is for licensing vehicles.
In the event of the meeting running behind schedule, Testing Vehicles may have their sessions reduced.


 

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