Race Brackets  
     
  Top Fuel  
One class of competition for nitro methane burning, supercharged dragsters.
     
  Funny Car  
  One class of competition for nitro methane burning, supercharged funny cars.  
     
  Pro Slammer  
  Pro Slammer are the ultimate drag racing sedans, using replicas of production sedans and coupes with full racing chassis and large capacity V8 engines, methanol fuel and supercharging.  
     
  Pro Alcohol  
  Multi class bracket, combining methanol fuelled dragsters, funny cars and altereds.  
     
  Top Bike  
  Top Bikes are the ultimate racing motorcycles. The bracket accommodates purpose built drag racing motorcycles with fully fabricated frames and highly modified engines. Supercharging and nitro-methane fuel are permitted.  
     
  Pro Stock  
  Pro Stock is the highest development of naturally aspirated, street appearing, four seater sedans or coupes. Cars must use naturally aspirated V8 engines fitted with carburettors only.  
     
  Pro Bike  
  Pro Bike represent the highest development of naturally aspirated, street appearing motorcycles.  
     
  Competition Eliminator  
  Competition Eliminator is open to both naturally aspirated and supercharged dragsters, altered and sedans that compete on the Semi Professional handicapped Australian class indexes.  
     
  Super Stock  
  Super Stock Vehicles compete on the Semi Professional handicapped Australian class indexes and are based on stock appearing production cars with almost unlimited chassis modifications including the option for engine setback. The production body shell must be retained but lightweight panels are permitted. Unlimited engine modifications are permitted in most cases, with supercharging allowed.   
     
Super Compact
  Super Compact is a multi-class bracket covering up to 8 types of sedan type vehicles or factory derivatives using 4, 6 & rotary engines with speeds in excess of 200mph (320kph) in some classes, that compete on the Semi Professional handicapped Australian class indexes.  
     
  Pro Radial  
 
Heads up, pro tree drag racing. First to the finish wins!
 
Big Power on a small radial tyre (max size 315/60/15 Radial or 29.5x10.5 Pro Bracket Radial”)
 
Racing distance 200 meters (1/8th mile)
 
Production based cars (up to 3/4chassis)
 
Variety of power adders with 4, 6 & 8 cylinder engines
 
Weight breaks in place to keep parity between different power adders
 
     
Competition Bike  
  Competition Bike classes accommodate purpose built drag racing motorcycles with fully fabricated frames and highly modified engines that compete on the Semi Professional handicapped Australian class indexes. Supercharging is permitted in some classes.  
     
  Supercharged Outlaws  
  Supercharged Outlaws combines two classes for dragsters/altereds/funny cars, and sedans meeting relevant Sportsman regulations and using V8 engines with Rootes or Screw type Superchargers. Supercharged Outlaws will be all run that qualify between 0 and 7.99 and is a "dial your own" handicap system  
     
  Modified  
  Modified provides a number of classes for vehicles to compete in the Sportsman "dial your own" handicap system Modified vehicles include Dragsters, Altereds and Hot Rods. All run.  
     
  Top Sportsman  
  Top Sportsman caters for sedan based vehicles with any engine combination or any type of power adders. All Top Sportsman vehicles must run quicker than 8.99 and is a "dial your own" handicap system  
     
  Super Sedan  
  Super Sedan caters for a wide range of sedan based vehicles running in Sportsman, using the "dial your own" handicap system.  
     
  Super Gas  
  Super Gas is reserved for full-body cars using a common fixed index. Heads up, pro starts are used.  
     
  Super Street  
  Super Street is the entry level sedan category, using the "dial your own" handicap system. This bracket is for sedans nominating to run between 11.00 and 12.999 seconds.  
     
  Modified Bike  
  Modified Bike is the bracket racing or "dial your own" handicap equivalent of Competition Bike, covering a range of classes from supercharged competition only bikes to street ridden machines with little or no modifications. It's the perfect entry level for motorcycle competitors.  
     
  Junior Dragster  
 

Junior Dragster is for children between the ages of eight and sixteen inclusive, racing half scale dragsters, replicas of the sport's fastest cars. The dial your own handicap system is used. Junior dragsters are limited to a minimum 1/8th mile elapsed time of 7.90 seconds. Drivers between the ages of 8 & 10 are limited to an elapsed time no quicker than 11.90 seconds (1/8th mile).

 
     
 
 
 
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