IHRA Official Rulebook
RIDER REQUIREMENTS 1) Each participant agrees to familiarize himself with all applicable rules and regulations prior to competing in any IHRA sanctioned event. 2) All competitors running 9.99 or quicker 1/4 mile, or 6.40 or quicker 1/8 mile must have valid IHRA Competition License. ATV SAFETY REQUIREMENTS BRAKES: Front and rear Mandatory. CHAIN GUARD: Mandatory. CLUTCH COVER: Mandatory. IGNITION: Functional “kill” switch Mandatory. HELMET: SN, SA, M or K-2005 or newer mandatory. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING: Leather or Kevlar jacket mandatory. Leather or denim pants mandatory. Leather gloves and above the ankle boots mandatory. THROTTLE: All throttles must incorporate a “snap back” response action. TIRES: All vehicles must utilize “smooth” roadway type tires. Dirt type prohibited. In addition to the above, all vehicles must have a properly secured seat, foot pegs and handle grips. RIDER REQUIREMENTS LICENSE: Valid State drivers license mandatory. IHRA competition license mandatory if the entry runs 6.40 or quicker in the 1/8 mile. Each participant agrees to familiarize himself with all applicable rules and regulations COMPETITION: Competition is limited to 1/8 mile. 1/4 mile passes prohibited. Restricted to 4 wheel ATV’s Motorcycles and Snowmobiles. Competition with full size vehicles prohibited. All entries must be free of excessive dirt prior to competition. SPECIAL VEHICLES SEMI-TRUCK GUIDELINES All competitors must have a current CDL (Commercial Drivers License) for the type of vehicle used in competition. All entries must have a clean DOT inspection record. All OEM or OEM replacement safety equipment must be functional. Combination vehicles prohibited. All vehicles must be thoroughly cleaned prior to competition. All entries must pass a primary and secondary brake check prior to competition. Seat belts mandatory on all entries. Consult General Regulations for additional requirements based upon elapsed times in the ET Bracket section. Each participant agrees to familiarize himself with all applicable rules and regulations prior to competing in any IHRA sanctioned event. PIT BIKE COMPETITION Competition is restricted to 1/8 mile. All contestants must sign waiver prior to competition. SN, SA, M or K-2010 or newer helmet mandatory. Contestants must be at least 16 years old. If a minor is going to compete, the minor release form must be completed by legal guardian prior to competition. Golf Cart competition is permitted as a segment and a separate class in pit bike competition. Competition between pit bikes and golf carts is prohibited. If cart exceeds 20 mph a minimum of a SN-2000 or newer helmet is mandatory. Co-riders prohibited prior to competing in any IHRA sanctioned event. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS NITROUS OXIDE: Prohibited. WHEELIE BARS: May not exceed the wheelbase of the vehicle. STARTING : All vehicles must utilize OEM starters.
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