2018 QLD Drag Racing Champs

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, SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster and Top Sportsman brackets, the QDRC hosts on average more than 100 racers per round, with no shortage of thrilling action.
 
Spectator Prices
Adults - $20
Students & Concession with ID - $18
Kids 13 and under are admitted FREE
* Concession prices/tickets are for Age & Disability pension card holders with "in date" ID only
 

Round 1 - 10th February 
Round 2 - 24th March in conjunction with Kenda Tires Drag Radial
Round 3 - 12th May in conjunction with Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars
Round 4 - 7th July in conjunction with Kenda Tires Drag Radial
Round 5 - 11th August 
Round 6 - 15th September 
Finals - 27th October in conjunction with Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Car
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QDRC Dates

10th February 2018
QDRC SuperComp, SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Top Sportsman,  Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Junior Dragster

24th March 2018
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws,  Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Top Sportsman Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Kenda Tires Drag Radial

12th May 2018
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified,Top Sportsman, Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster

7th July 2018
QDRC SuperComp, SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Top Sportsman, Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster, Kenda Tires Drag Radial

11th August 2018
Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified, Top Sportsman, Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster,

15th September 2018
QDRC SuperComp, SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike, Knijff Earthmoving Modified,Top Sportsman, Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster.

 27th October 2018
QDRC SuperComp, SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike, Donnelly Blasting Services QDRC Outlaws, Knijff Earthmoving Modified,Top Sportsman Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan, Prime Signs/Speed Elec Super Street, Sports Turf Services Modified Bike, Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster
 

Competitor Information

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 may not be accepted, if accepted a $250 fee will be charged. Entries will not be accepted on the day. 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 - $105 which includes driver and 1 crew.
  • QDRC SuperComp - $200 which includes driver and 4 crew.
  • SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike - $105 which includes rider and 1 crew.
  • QDRC Outlaws - $200 which includes driver and 4 crew.
  • Extra Crew - $10


Gates open - 6:00am
Competitor Audit System (CAS)  Saturday - 7.00am
Qualifying from - 9.00am
Racing from - 12pm
 

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, 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. 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 a QDRC record
  • SCG Electrical QDRC 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
  • Top Sportsman 0 - 8.99
  • Mick's Towing Services Super Sedan – 9.00-10.99
  • 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
  • Wallace Bishop Loyal Watches Junior Dragster - as per Australian IHRA rules
  • Kenda Tires Drag Radial - Round 2, 4 & 6 only. - as per Australian IHRA rules

Racing -

QDRC SuperComp and SCG Electrical QDRC Comp Bike will run 2 qualifiers and eliminations,  all other brackets will run 3 qualifiers and a 3 Round Shootout Plus Final plus the Bonus rounds. The final round on October 27th all brackets will be run as Eliminations.

Lane Choice: Supercomp and 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 brackets 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. 

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 Supercomp and SCG Electrical 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.
 
 
QDRC SuperComp                As per entry scale
QDRC Comp Bike                  $300 / $200 = $500
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
Top Sportsman                       $200 / $100 = $300

 

 

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Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Price
Adults
$20.00
Students & Concession with ID *
Extra Info
$18.00
Kids 13 and under FREE
$0.00

Dates & Times

Date Times
Saturday 27 October 8:00am - 8:00pm

The Venue

Willowbank Raceway


Address

38 Champions Way
Willowbank
QLD 4307
Australia

Contact Details

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

Sponsors