“Three Hills Cruise Weekend” 2017 SITE Rules
Three Hills Cruise
Weekend would like to welcome everyone to the drag races. We need your cooperation for the event to run smoothly, so
please follow the rules!
*FM Transmission: Please check
at registration for today’s frequency. Listen in your trailer or vehicle to
hear all of the announcements for Class Staging as well as our announcers’
*Smoking: Smoking will be allowed in designated areas ONLY as this is a Public
Event. Please be courteous and dispose of your butts properly so that we will
have access to the Airport Grounds for this event in future.
register and pay cash or credit card at the registration table located at the Racers Entrance. Fill out your
tech card fully, sign it and have ready to hand over to the tech inspectors.
There will be many other racers around to help you with your card if this is
your first race. The tech inspectors have the last say! Any arguing with them
and you will be asked to leave the event.
*Safety: Please keep all safety gear, including seatbelts on until you have
parked at your pit, walk to timing area for your time slip. Please be aware of
spectators that will enter pit area.
*Speed: The speed limit in the pits is
10km/h, no exceptions! Any speeding or tire spinning other than at the burn
out box or start line and you will be immediately asked to load your vehicle
and leave the premises.
*Dial In Times: Can be changed up to the second car from the Burn out Box. Please refrain from changing Dial
in Times once you are past this area. It is too hard for the tower to change it
once you are past this line.
*Buybacks: Depending on weather, we may have the option of
Buybacks this year; you will learn more at the drivers meeting before the
*Alcohol: Absolutely NO alcohol is to
be consumed in the pit areas. If you are caught, you will be asked to leave. Drivers, You will also be asked to
leave if any member of your crew is
caught with open liquor.
*Pits: We are expecting a lot of cars this year and pit space will be at a
premium; please don’t take more room than is really needed. We will be
monitoring the pits and you may be asked to move in tighter. Please pit out of
the back of your trailer if possible to ensure that everyone has a spot in the
pits. Please use a spotter if possible when backing out so that we don’t have
*Watch out for air traffic control lights along the edge of the runway. They
are fenced off but still easily damage.
- Stay out of the fenced/roped off areas. We
would like to be able to use this facility for future races so please show
respect for the area.
- Keep your stall clean, there are garbage’s
throughout the grounds, please use them so we can have access to this venue
- Dogs must be on leashes at all times and
again please ensure that you clean up after them.
- Quads and bike operators must be at least
16 years of age and the pit speed limit applies to them as well. If you are
caught tearing up the grass on a quad or bike you will be asked to leave.
- Please respect the people and vehicles
around you so everyone has a sage and enjoyable time here.
comments or complaints can be directed to the members of the Three Hills Cruise
Weekend committee. They will then put you in touch with the proper person to
resolve the problem for you. We are all volunteers taking time off from work to
put on a fun weekend of Racing and Hot Rodding, so please show us some respect
when conveying a complaint.
On behalf of the
Three Hills Cruise Weekend committee, Thank you for your support. Without you
there would be no point in putting on this event.
Please Stay SAFE and Have FUN!
“Three Hills Cruise Weekend” Bracket Racing Rules:
Sportsman (7.50 and slower)
Battery must be securely fastened with OEM
hardware or two 3/8ths diameter bolts. All relocated batters must use 3/8ths
bolts. Batteries relocated into the trunk must have a master cut off switch,
and e isolated from the driver’s compartment with minimum .024 steel or .032
aluminum firewall. In lieu of firewall, battery may be sealed in a box made of
steel or aluminum of the same thickness as the firewall, or in a NHRA accepted
poly box. Box must be vented to the outside. If a fuel cell or pump is mounted
in the trunk, the firewall rule applies.
Cooling system must be in good condition
with no leaks, and must have a catch can of a minimum one pint (16fl oz.) capacity.
Carburetor must have a return spring beside
the ones on the carb throttle shafts. Later fuel injected vehicles with
internal cable mounted springs ok.
Any holes in firewall must be sealed with
steel or aluminum of the above thickness.
Steering must be in good condition, and
will be checked for excessive “play”. Brakes will be checked for pedal feel.
Wheel studs must all be present and
accounted for. Stud must extend into the nut at least the diameter of the stud.
Hub caps must be removed. Tires will be inspected for inflation, wear, etc.
Must have a minimum 1/16th inch of tread.
Neutral safety switches!! Get it working
before you come to the track!! An inoperative neutral safety switch is an
accident looking for a place to happen!
Transmission brakes not allowed in Street
Seatbelts mandatory. OEM belts are accepted
down to 11.50 seconds. Belts must be in good condition and will be checked for
proper operation. Seat must be securely mounted!
Traction devices…All traction devices that
are not attached at the front must have a U-bolts or strap to prevent them from
coming in contact with the track surface.
Gauges…fuel pressure gauges must be mounted
outside of the passenger compartment if fuel is present at the gauge. A maximum
12 inches of rubber fuel line for connection purposes only allowed. We don’t
want to see a piece of rubber hose coming off the pump, laying against a header
pipe, and snaking across the intake to the carb. Get some hardline and do it
right – it costs $10 and takes a half an hour to do. Maybe an hour if you’re
not good at flaring. Plastic oil pressure gauge lines are frowned upon if the
gauge is in the driver’s compartment.
You can run without a hood if you have air
Passengers are allowed in time trials only,
and car cannot exceed 100 mph. Passengers must have a seatbelt and helmet.
A Snell 2000 or better helmet is required.
No muscle shirts or shorts. Shoes must be worn.
Pro (7.49 and faster)
These rules are in addition to the rules
for 14 seconds and slower cars.
Driveshaft loop required on any car running
13.99 or quicker with slicks. Street tired cars require a driveshaft loop when
running faster than 11.50.
A roll bar is required in convertibles
running 11.00 to 13.49. Also, a 3 inch driver restraint system meeting SFI spec
16.1 is required in these cars. Restraint system must include a crotch strap,
and be updated 2 year intervals from date of manufacture.
Arm restraints, and gloves meeting SFI spec
3.3/1 required in open bodied cars running quicker than 12 seconds.
A jacket meeting SPI spec 3.2A/1 is
mandatory on all cars running 10.00 to 13.99 when equipped with AFTERMARKET
supercharger or turbo, or when nitrous oxide is used, and cars have full OEM or
.024 steel firewall. Drivers of cars without full OEM or 0.24 steel firewall
require a jacket meeting SFI spec 3.2A/5 and gloves meeting SFI spec 3.3/1.
Metal screw in valve stems required on all
tubeless tires, front and rear, on cars running quicker than 11.99.
Drivers of these cars should be aware that
it is NOT legal to exceed 135 mph! Some cars will, due to limited traction or
staged nitrous system not run quicker than 11.50, yet could exceed 135 mph. A
whole new set of rules applies after 135 – certified chassis, 5 point
restraints, neck collar trans and flexplate shield etc.
If you run a dune buggy type vehicle, check
with tech before bringing it to the track, as they have a special set of rules.
Racing Under The Lights
All vehicles must pass the mandatory tech inspection. Also, all vehicles MUST have working headlights and taillights.
Vehicles with inadequate headlights and taillights will not be allowed to race.