QLD 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, Modified, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Ele Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster and All Site Demo Top Sportsman brackets, the QDRC hosts on average more than 130 racers per round, with no shortage of thrilling action.

SPECTATORS

Spectator Prices – ONLINE

Adults - $20*

Students & Concession with ID - $18*

  • Concession prices/tickets are for Age & Disability pension card holders with "in date" ID only

Children 13 years and under must have an entry ticket**

* All Online Tickets exclude a $2.00 non-refundable processing fee.

Spectator Prices – AT THE GATE by Credit/Debit Card only

Adults - $25*

Students & Concession with ID - $23*

  • Concession prices/tickets are for Age & Disability pension card holders with "in date" ID only

Children 13 years and under - $5*

* Gate Tickets include a $2.00 non-refundable processing fee.

TICKET INFORMATION:

  • Tickets will be available at the gate on the day by debit/credit card only, no cash.
  • When purchasing multiple tickets, you can share the ticket or change the name of the ticket to the name of the spectator attending.
  • All tickets must be in the spectator's name that is attending, including children
  • Anyone that is unwell must not attend the event
  • All spectators must practice personal hygiene and social distancing 

All Life, Special, Fabulous 5 and Season passholders must CHECK IN on arrival using the Check in Qld app and display their valid pass to the gate team. 

Basic Schedule – this will change each event

Gates open 7.00am
On track from 11.00am

Competitor Audit System Saturday - 9.30am

 

QDRC Dates

12th February 2022 

QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster, Real Street (Exhibition only)


19th  March 2022
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster


7th May 2022
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster, Real Street (Exhibition only)


2nd July 2022
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster


6th August 2022
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster


22nd October 2022
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster, Real Street (Exhibition only)


19th November 2022 
QDRC SuperComp, QDRC Comp Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, All Site Demo Top Sportsman, Ultimate Financial Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster, Real Street (Exhibition only)

 


COMPETITORS

Entry – All QDRC events are Pre-entries only.

Entries will be available on the website until Midnight the Sunday prior to the event. Any entries received after the cut off may not be accepted, if accepted a $200^ late fee will be charged. Entries will not be accepted on the day.

^Late Fees are non-refundable

All Entrants must hold a current permanent IHRA Drag Racing Licence.

Please Note:

  • Competitors are NOT permitted to enter Willowbank Raceway or pit before 3pm the Friday prior to the event.

Entry Fees

  • Sportsman - $165 which includes driver and 1 crew.
  • QDRC Comp Bike - $165 which includes rider and 1 crew.
  • QDRC SuperComp - $250 which includes driver and 4 crew
  • Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws - $250 which includes driver and 4 crew.
  • Testing - $165 includes driver/rider and 1 crew
  • Extra Crew - $22* (can only be purchased at time of entering the event) *includes $2 non refundable processing fee

Willowbank Raceway is giving each entrant at this event, 5 complimentary tickets as a trial to improve spectator numbers.  These complimentary tickets are for your sponsors or people that have never been to the track, to help promote our fantastic sport! These tickets will be automatically added to your crew passes online but they are NOT passes that provide restricted area access.  These complimentary tickets are for spectator entry only.

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 Comp Bike, which will be seeded as per IHRA rules).

The relevant cut offs for brackets will still apply eg.

  • Super Street 10.00
  • Junior Dragster
    • 8.00 – A/JD,
    • 8.60 – B/JD,
    • 12.00 – C/JD.

If you run quicker than your respective cut off (if permitted) you will be placed at the bottom of the field regardless of your reaction time.

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. In the event of multiple breakages requiring unscheduled bye runs to be paired, the highest qualified competitor, that has not already had a bye run, from the unscheduled bye runs will be awarded the bye for that round.

Brackets 

  • QDRC SuperComp – to run off the index based off the QDRC record
  • Comp Bike - to run off a QDRC record
  • 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) Bracket Format
  • Knijff Earthmoving Modified – as per Australian IHRA rules
  • All Site Demo Top Sportsman 0 - 8.99
  • Ultimate Financial Super Sedan – 9.00-10.99
  • Neptunes Pool Care Modified Bike – as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street – 10.00-12.99 as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Donnelly Blasting Services Junior Dragster - as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Real Street (Exhibition only) – upper cut off ET 13.99 all other rules as per Australian IHRA Rules

Racing -

QDRC SuperComp and QDRC Comp Bike will run 3 qualifiers and eliminations plus the Bonus rounds,

QDRC Outlaws will run 2 qualifiers and eliminations plus the Bonus rounds

All other brackets will run 3 qualifiers and a 3 Round Shootout Plus Final. The final round on November 19, all brackets will be run as Eliminations.

Lane Choice: Comp Bike lane choice in the 1st round will go to the higher qualified competitor, for all other rounds it will go to the competitor furtherest under or closest to their QDRC record from their previous round of racing. For all other bracket’s lane choice in the 1st round will go to the higher qualified competitor, for all other rounds it will go to the competitor with the lowest dial in for that round. 

 

Drop A Round – QDRC Outlaws, QDRC SuperComp and QDRC Comp Bike excluded

If there is no more than one rained out event during the season, each competitors' points tally will have their worst round removed from their total point score.

  • Non-attendance at a round will count as 0 points round.
  • This will be done in the office prior to the final round and updated on the website

How to Download Your Tickets

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
  • Three points for a loss

QDRC Comp Bike will have a bonus bracket for the first 2 round losers and the points will be

  • Three points for a win
  • Two points for a loss

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 Track Championship Regulations for minimum number of entrants for points/ prizemoney to be awarded.

BRACKET MIN # VEHICLES WIN RUNNER UP TOTAL
QDRC SuperComp - minimum vehicles attempt to qualify Up to 6 vehicles  $    600.00  $     300.00  $     900.00
7 - 10 vehicles  $    800.00  $     400.00  $  1,200.00
11 - 12 vehicles  $    900.00  $     500.00  $  1,400.00
13 - 16 vehicles  $    950.00  $     650.00  $  1,600.00
QDRC Outlaws - minimum vehicles attempt to qualify Up to 6 vehicles  $    600.00  $     300.00  $     900.00
7 - 10 vehicles  $    800.00  $     400.00  $  1,200.00
11 - 12 vehicles  $    900.00  $     500.00  $  1,400.00
13 - 16 vehicles  $    950.00  $     650.00  $  1,600.00
QDRC Comp Bike   $    300.00  $     200.00  $     500.00
Top Sportsman                         $    200.00  $     100.00  $     300.00
Modified     $    200.00  $     100.00  $     300.00
Super Sedan         $    200.00  $     100.00  $     300.00
Modified Bike                    $    100.00  $        50.00  $     150.00
Super Street          $    100.00  $        50.00  $     150.00
Junior Dragster      $    100.00  $        50.00  $     150.00

 

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Dates & Times

Date Times
Saturday 2 July 9:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 6 August 9:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 22 October 9:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 19 November 9:00am - 9:00pm

The Venue

Willowbank Raceway

Address

38 Champions Way
Willowbank
QLD 4306
Australia

Contact Details

Phone: 07 54615461
https://www.willowbankraceway.com.au

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