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Print your own copy of the 150 MPH Club Cars Tech Inspection Sheet
Print your own copy of the 150 MPH Club Motorcycles Tech Inspection Sheet
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.
All drivers must be members of USFRA, possess a current valid state drivers license, and sign a loss damage waiver to participate.
A maximum of six (6) runs will be allowed per entry fee paid.
Each driver/rider is a new entry. Each driver/rider
change must report to tech inspection separately, obtain a new vehicle number
at registration, be a member of the USFRA and pay a separate entry and course
prep fee. Driver/rider change and new tech inspection may
not occur until previous drivers runs are completed.
The 150-mph format is specifically designed for currently licensed and insured, street legal cars/motorcycles. Requests for exemption from the Street Legal, Licensed & Insured requirement will require USFRA approval 45 days prior to the event.
To gain Membership into the 150-mph club, the vehicle must run the 2.25 mile long course with a 1/4 mile precision speed trap after the second mile twice in the same event at a speed no less than 150 mph. The two runs are then averaged. Once a driver/rider & car/motorcycle combination has achieved 150 Club Member status no more runs will be allowed at that meet.
Drivers will be required to participate in a driver orientation meeting with a USFRA designated experienced salt flats driver prior to racing.
An acceptable speed indicator (Speedometer, Tachometer or GPS)
is required so the driver has an indication of the car's speed at any point
on the course.
An initial "licensing" pass at no more than 125 mph will be required to calibrate on board speed gauge equipment. i.e.; tachometer, speedometer, etc.
Maximum speed will be 159.999 mph - any vehicle exceeding 159.999 mph
will forefit any of the unused 6 runs will not receive a timing slip.
If disqualified for exceeding 159.999, and the vehicle wishes to run again, it must go back through tech inspection, Rookie Orientation and repurchase another 6 run pass.
A Technical Inspection will be conducted by USFRA Official Inspectors to verify the acceptable condition of the engine, drive train, wheels, tires, fuel, steering, braking, and safety systems to an approved checklist. Every entry/re-entry requires a new Technical Inspection.
Each car will require inspection by a minimum of 2 inspectors.
Fees will not be charged for any inspection. No vehicle will be allowed to run if they do not fully comply with these Safety Rules. It is each entrants responsibility to fully understand and comply with these safety rules.
Decisions of the inspectors and officials are final in the areas of safety assessment and requirements.
Only gasoline, diesel, fuels may be used OEM electric or hybrids vehicles are allowed.
No nitrous, alcohol, E85, or nitro-fueled (this includes any other alternative fuels) vehicles will be allowed.
A ground cover must be used under the vehicle in the pit area, starting line, staging lanes, or any other area where modifications are made. 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.
Rental Cars will not be allowed to run in the 130 MPH Club.
Go Karts, Lawn Mowers, Dwarf Cars, Legends Cars, ATVs, ATC's, Lawn Tractors
and Snowmobiles are not allowed to run in the 150 MPH Club.
Street Luge are banned starting in 2013.
USFRA/SCTA Competition Licenses will not be issued for 130 MPH Club Class runs.
The driver must wear a Snell 2005, ECE 22.05, or FIA 8860-2004 (or later) approved, full-face helmet with full face shield (no damaged helmets will be allowed).
Drivers must wear a SFI 3.2A/1 or better rated fire suit including shoes and gloves and an approved neck collar.
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 net.
Cars must have a metal battery tie down. No plastic, wedge style, ratchet straps, or bungie cords, etc. will be allowed.
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.
On non OEM fuel delivery systems dual throttle return springs are required, on each throttle shaft.
All non OEM fuel lines must be constructed of rubber, braided, or steel hard line. No aluminum/copper hard line or clear plastic hose will be allowed.
Fuel lines are not allowed in the drivers compartment.
On unibody cars such as Corvair, VW, Porsche, Etc. the fuel lines must be higher than the lowest part of the pan or the unibody structure. They must be installed inside of a heavy metal tube or above a skid plate. The metal tube or skid plate must be positively attached (no sheet metal screws will be allowed). This is to protect the fuel system from damage if a wheel/tire failure should occur.
Vehicles must have V, or Z rated tires or acceptable racing tires which are rated for speeds in excess of 159 mph. 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).
Tires & wheels for all vehicles will have bolted in metal valve stems with metal valve caps. No OEM (T.P.S.) Tire Pressure Sensors will be allowed.
Wheel covers will be positively attached or removed. No snap
on style hub caps are allowed.
Motorcycle riders must have full leathers, either one piece or full 360 degree zip together, leather boots and gloves, and a Snell 2005 or ECE 22.05 (or later) approved, full-face helmet with full face shield (no damaged helmets will be allowed).
Vehicles must have W, V, or Z rated tires which are rated for speeds in excess of 150 mph. 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).
All motorcycles must have a shut off lanyard teathered to the driver,
a steering damper, all loose parts removed, headlights/glass taped or removed,
and OEM or better chainguard.
Great video of a 150 MPH Club Pass at World of Speed
and click here for an in depth article about this run from Sport Compact Car Magazine.
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