To become a member of the 150 MPH Club,
the vehicle must run the measured mile twice in the same event at a speed
no less than 150 MPH but less than 159.999
MPH. The speeds of the two runs are then averaged. Once
a car/driver combination are in the 150 MPH Club no further runs are allowed.
150 MPH Club Rules
- All drivers must be members of the USFRA., possess a current valid state
drivers license, and sign a loss damage waiver to participate.
- Successful completion of the technical inspection and payment of fees will
allow the car/driver up to 6 timed passes on the course during
- An initial "licensing" pass at not more than 125 mph will be required
for all drivers to calibrate their speed indicator and get the "feel"
of the salt.
- Maximum speed will be 159.999 mph any vehicle exceeding 159.999 mph, will
not receive a timing slip.
- If a disqualified vehicle wishes to run again, it may be required to go
back through Tech Inspection, Rookie Orientation, pay a full second entry
fee or be asked to leave.
- An acceptable speed indicator (Speedometer or Tachometer) is required so
the driver has an indication of the car's speed at any point on the course.
- Drivers will be required to participate in a driver orientation meeting
with a USFRA designated experienced salt flats driver prior to racing.
- Wheel covers will be positively attached or removed.
- Only gasoline, diesel or electric fuels may be used - NO nitrous, alcohol
or nitro-fueled vehicles will be allowed.
- A four- (4) point roll bar approved by a recognized Racing sanctioning organization
must be installed in the vehicle; driver is responsible to provide objective
evidence of approval. Integral Corvette-type roll bar is not acceptable.
- The seat assembly must be adequately braced to prevent rearward collapse
by a portion of the roll bar assembly.
- The vehicle must have a 4 point or better seat belt restraint system (5
point is highly recommended) including arm restraints or an approved window
- Drivers must wear a SFI 3.2A/1 or better rated fire suit including shoes
and gloves and an approved neck collar.
- The driver must wear a Snell 2005 (or later) approved, full-face helmet
with full face shield.
- Motorcycle riders must have full leathers either one piece or full 360 degree
zip together, leather boots and gloves, and a Snell 2005 (or later) approved,
full-face helmet with full face shield. All motorcycles must have a shut off
lanyard teathered to the driver, steering damper, all loose parts removed,
headlights/glass taped or removed, and OEM or better chainguard.
- Tires must be V, W or Z rated street tires or acceptable racing tires with
metal valve caps and metal valve stems.
- Cars must have an adequate metal battery tie down.
- Driver must have objective evidence of tire speed rating. No tires wider
than 10" will be allowed, unless the tires are OEM to the vehicle.
(Narrow tires provide better traction and vehicle control on the Salt)
- Dual throttle return springs are recommended.
- A Driveshaft retention loop is required in the front 25% of each section
of drive shaft on rear-wheel cars where adequate retention and control of
a broken driveline is not assured by body/frame design.
- A ground cover must be used under the car in the pit area. Waste fluids
will not be dumped, they will be taken off the salt for disposal. Pit areas
and general Salt will be kept neat and clean at all times.
- Go Karts, Lawn Mowers, Dwarf Cars, Legends Cars, ATV’s, ATC's, Lawn
Tractors and Snowmobiles are not allowed to run in the
150 MPH Club. Street Luge are banned starting in 2013.
- All Drivers must possess a current valid state drivers license.
- Each car will require inspection by a minimum of 2 inspectors.
- Fees will not be charged for any inspection.
- Inspection will verify the acceptable condition of the engine, drive train,
wheels, tires, fuel, steering, braking, and safety systems to an approved
- Decisions of the inspectors are final in the areas of safety assessment
- Course will be a 2.25 mile long course with a 1/4 mile precision speed trap
after the second mile.
- Drivers will become a Member of the 150 MPH Club by making two passes over
150 MPH but less than 159.999 MPH during the meet.
- USFRA/SCTA Competition Licenses will not be issued for 150 MPH Club Class
Great video of a 150 MPH Club Pass at World of Speed
click here for an in depth article about this run from Sport Compact Car Magazine.