ULTRA STREET SHOOTOUT CLASS RULES & REGULATIONS

2020 Rules Set – As of December 27, 2019

CLASS OVERVIEW
Ultra Street is a heads-up small tire class designed for American production vehicles. Small block and big block engines are allowed the use of a single power adder which is restricted in size to maintain class parity. Cross breeding of an engine to a different make/manufacturer body is permitted.

Note: This set of class rules is presented to all competitors under the assumption that any modifications not specifically written within these rules shall be deemed illegal, unless the competitor has the expressed written consent from the Event Tech Director.

RACING FORMAT
This class will be an all run heads-up field, 1/8 mile, NHRA Pro Style Ladder on a .400 Pro Tree.

ENGINE POWER ADDER BASE CID – (WEIGHT)
- 6 cylinder with 76 x 133 Turbo – (2850) no other deducts permitted
– Small Block (Inline head) N/A 470 – (2500)
– Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Mopar N/A 632 – (2750) (Any single carb / TB intake permitted)
– Small Block (AMC) Nitrous 440 – (2900)
– Small Block Nitrous 440 – Non-RR Head/LS Cathedral Port (2825)
- Small Block Nitrous 440 – RR Head/LS & SBF 15* Square Port (2850)
- Small Block Nitrous 440 – Inline non SVA (2875)
- Small Block Nitrous 440 – Non-Inline/Canted (2900)
– Small Block 76mm Turbo (Cast) 440 – (3050)
- Small Block 76mm Turbo (Billet) 440 – (3200) M1 not permitted
- Small Block Supercharged 91 series 440 - (3100) (M1)
– Small Block Supercharger 91 series 440 – (3025) (E85)
- Small Block Supercharger 91 series 440 – 2975 (Gas)
- Small Block Supercharger 94 series 440 – 3150 (Gas)
– Small Block Supercharger 94 series 440 – (3175) (E85)
_ Small Block Supercharged 94 series 440 – (3200) (M1)
– Small Block Supercharger 4.0L 440 – (3200)
(Twin Screw/Roots) (ADD 100lbs for 4.5L Twin Screw/Roots) (Eaton 2.65L Deduct 100lbs)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2750)
(big block with 9.8 standard deck height and conventional head) (add 2.5 lbs. per cu in over 589)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2750)
(big block Ford with standard deck height and conventional head) (over 589 add 75lbs.)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2800)
(big block with tall deck height and conventional head) (over 589 add 75 lbs.)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2825)
(big block with 9.8 standard height and big chief head) (add 2.5 lbs. per cu in over 589)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2850)
(big block with tall deck height and big chief head) (over 589 add 75 lbs.)
(big block Ford with standard deck height and non-conventional head) (over 589 add 75 lbs.)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2875)
(big block GM with Symmetrical port/non-conventional head) (over 589 add 75 lbs.)
– Big Block N/A 632 – (2900)
(big block Ford with Pro Stock/Symmetrical type cylinder heads) (over 589 add 75 lbs.)
– Big Block Nitrous 588 – (3150)
(big block with conventional head w/.136 plate (add 50 lbs. fogger – max nitrous jet .046) (SR or Dart 20* head add 25 lbs.)
– Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Mopar Nitrous 588 – (3075) (Mopar conventional B 1 head accepted)

NOTE:
– Maximum CID for all small block N/A entries is 480 inches. (Add 7lbs per cu in over 470 up to 480 cu in.)
– Maximum CID for all small block Boosted entries is 440 inches.
– Maximum CID for all small block Nitrous entries is 465 inches. (Add 2lbs per cu in over 440 up to 465 cu in.)
– Maximum CID for all Big Block Naturally Aspirated combos is 632 inches.
– Maximum CID for big block Nitrous entries is 588 inches.
– Maximum CID for Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Mopar Nitrous combinations is 588 inches. (541 to 588 cu in add 2lbs per cu in over 540)
– Buick, Olds, Pontiac, Mopar combinations are permitted Blower/Boosted applications. Blower combo will be 440 cu in with blow thru, belt, and E85
– Any engine in question will be measured with a P&G gauge. A correction factor of 1.5% will be used. Competitors may be asked to remove a cylinder head for bore and stroke measurements should any discrepancies arise.
– All weights will be rounded down to the nearest 5lb. increment. E85 is used as base wt unless called out specifically for you combo (gas/e85/m1)

WEIGHT ADDITIONS/DEDUCTIONS
– For Cylinder Head adder and deducts refer to the Cylinder Head section. – — For Tire adder and deducts refer to the Tire Section.
– Add 50lbs for Boosted GEN III Hemi SBM.
– Add 50lbs boosted combo on M1 (intercooler not permitted) from E85 base weights
– Add 50lbs for Cast Tunnel Ram/Sheet-metal/Dual Carbs on SB & BB N/A
– Add 25lbs for 4 link
-- Deduct 25lbs for standard PTE Cast wheel turbo
– Deduct 25lbs for N/A BBC and N/A BBF and N/A BOP for NO forward facing scoop
– Deduct 25lbs for leaf spring rear suspension on BOP & Mopar
- Deduct 25 lbs. for pre-1964 body style
– Deduct 50lbs for IRS unless Corvette on Pro Tire
– Deduct 50lbs for Belt driven centrifugal supercharger
– Deduct 50lbs for Non Intercooled boosted combos on gas
– Deduct 50lbs. for Single 4150 carb (SB N/A only)
– Deduct 50lbs for BOP/Mopar Single entry nitrous plate system (1 nitrous/1 fuel)
– Deduct 75lbs for Boosted/Blown entries using a 312 – 365 cubic inch small block or mod motor combination on GAS or 50lbs. on M1. Gas combos permitted ram air with no weight penalty.
– Deduct 100lbs from 94mm base weight for V30-94B (this puts V30/94 at 3100 with M1)
– Deduct 100lbs for Boosted/Blown entries using a 311 cubic inch or smaller small block or mod motor combination on GAS or 50lbs. on M1. Gas combos permitted ram air with no weight penalty.
– Deduct 100lbs for Serpentine belt driven centrifugal supercharger
– Deduct 150lbs for 8.2 deck nitrous combo.
– Deduct 300lbs for Inline 6 and V6. (Unless otherwise noted)
– Deduct 200lbs if using nitrous with Turbo on Inline 6 and V6. (Unless otherwise noted)
– Deduct 500lbs from Cast 76 base for Turbo Inline 4

REQUIREMENTS & SPECIFICATIONS

ENGINE: 1

BLOCK
Any aftermarket cast iron or cast aluminum block permitted. All blocks are restricted to factory OEM bore spacing for brand being used. LSX block bolt pattern is permitted for LS based engines. World Products Man-O-War bolt pattern is permitted for small block Ford engines. All entries are permitted to bush lifter bores. Billet Blocks prohibited.

HARMONIC BALANCER
SFI Spec 18.1 balancer is required.

ENGINE MOUNTS & LOCATION
Engine/motor plates and mid-plates are permitted. Engine block and cylinder heads cannot be in contact with the firewall.

CYLINDER HEADS
Factory OEM or aftermarket cast iron or aluminum cylinder heads are permitted. Billet and one-off fabricated heads are prohibited. All cylinder heads must maintain factory OEM bolt pattern for head and intake manifold bolts of manufacturer brand being used. Porting is permitted. All cylinder heads must maintain factory OEM valve angles of +/- 2 degrees. The Event Tech Director reserves the right to check valve angle either on or off the vehicle.

Note: Stock factory OEM heads are those cylinder heads that are factory production line installed on production vehicles as recognized by NHRA. *NA BB Heads are called out above with specific weight.
Unless Otherwise Noted- No SB Nitrous combo will be less than 2775 or heavier than 2900.(8.2 exempt)
SB LS square port 15deg / OEM Z06 12deg – Boosted add 25lbs (Except N/A and LS Cathedral Port 13/15)
Inline non stock valve angle not permitted on boosted combos
Any splayed or canted valve (non-inline) head not permitted on boosted combos

INTAKE MANIFOLD
Any aftermarket, commercially available, mass produced, single carburetor, 4150 or 4500 series, cast intake manifold permitted. Fabricated, sheet metal, billet, and any tunnel ram intake manifold are permitted for Small Block & BB N/A combinations only. Modular/8.2 deck engines are permitted fabricated, billet and/or sheet metal intake manifolds. Porting is permitted. Cast Holley EFI ram intake permitted on SBF/LS boosted combinations only.

NITROUS OXIDE
All entries are permitted to use any conventional single stage plate system or any conventional single stage fogger system. The use of water injection is permitted. The use of a plate system with a fogger system is prohibited. Nitrous push systems are prohibited. The use of agents other than nitrous oxide as part of, or mixed in, the system is prohibited. All entries must use only gasoline for the fuel enrichment circuit. All nitrous jets must be as-supplied, un-modified from the manufacturer and must be a concentric circle. No other shapes such as ovals, diamonds, etc… permitted. All entries are permitted to use a maximum of two 10lb nitrous bottles or a single 15lb nitrous bottle. Any method of cooling the nitrous bottle inside the vehicle is strictly prohibited. Bottle temperatures will be randomly checked before and/or after a run. If the bottle temperature is found to be colder than 65 degrees, the run will be disqualified.

Plate System: Any conventional single stage or cross-bar single stage plate nitrous system with a maximum of four spray bars (two nitrous & two fuel) permitted.

Small Block combinations using a conventional single stage, single plate nitrous system (one nitrous jet and one fuel jet) have Unlimited nitrous jet size.

Big Block Chevrolet or Big Block Ford combinations using a conventional single stage, single plate nitrous system (one nitrous jet and one fuel jet) have a maximum of a nitrous jet size of .136.
The maximum allowable number of solenoids for any single stage plate system is three (1 nitrous, 1 fuel and 1 redundant purge). Progressive systems are permitted.

Single Stage Fogger: Any conventional single stage nitrous fogger system permitted. One nitrous/fuel nozzle per cylinder permitted. All entries using a single stage fogger system have a maximum jet size of .046. The maximum allowable number of solenoids for any single stage fogger system is five (2 nitrous, 2 fuel and 1 redundant purge). BBC/BBF limited to (2) .125 nitrous solenoids. Progressive systems are permitted.

Purge System: Nitrous purge systems are permitted a maximum of 1 solenoid. Progressive systems are permitted to use one inline ‘’safety’’ solenoid. Purge line must clearly exit the hood/cowl or body in a fashion to not allow purged nitrous to enter the engine when racing.
Nitrous Lines: All entries are required to have one continuous -8 maximum (Plate System) and -8 maximum (Fogger System) uninterrupted (no coiling) nitrous supply line from the nitrous bottle to the engine. Maximum length of nitrous supply line from nitrous bottle to nitrous supply solenoid is 15ft. The line from the valve to the engine cannot store/hold nitrous oxide when the system is not in use.

SUPERCHARGER
Centrifugal superchargers are limited to the following dimensions: Maximum impeller inducer diameter of 3.70 inches with a maximum inlet outside diameter of 4.75 inches. . Supercharger impeller must be constructed from aluminum. Centrifugal superchargers are permitted to use any gear drive or transmission system, including the Vortech V30 series or ProCharger F1A-91 or F1A-94. Inlets for superchargers must not be exposed to ram air and pass a “line of sight inspection” from the front of the vehicle, I.E. they must be blocked off from a direct source of air this includes closing off factory holes/grills. (Unless mod, 8.2, or sub 365 cu inch. On gas)

TURBOCHARGER
All cast wheel turbochargers (mid-frame GT47/S400 chassis only) must be as manufactured from factory with an “as cast” or billet wheel. For “cast or billet wheel turbo”, any inconsistent modifications to compressor or turbine wheel, blades, hubs, cover, or housing, beyond accepted commercially available manufacturing process, is PROHIBITED. Compressor inducer cannot exceed 76.6 mm. Maximum inlet diameter for compressor housing will not exceed 78.6 mm (2 mm for housing/wheel clearance). Reducers PROHIBITED. Compressor exducer (this includes the backing plate and the tip to tip measurement) cannot exceed 116 mm and at no point extend past the 116 mm backing plate (i.e. no reverse clipping of the wheel permitted). Inducer blade tip measurement will take place at the leading edge (must capture .200 of blade tip) where the tip meets the compressor housing and must extend to the final exducer measurement without steps. Compressor map groove will not exceed .250 of an inch and must be maintained throughout the entire circumference of the groove. Adjustable map groove rings prohibited. Any turbocharger entry may be asked to remove the compressor cover for tech inspection. The turbine wheel will not exceed 96.5 mm x 88.5 mm. Turbine wheels are only allowed to be constructed from Inconel material. Compressor wheel/impeller must only be constructed of cast or billet aluminum material. Bore-less shaft PROHIBITED. Reducers PROHIBITED. No reduction or milling permitted on the compressor or turbine retention nuts. (Hub and turbine retention nut diameter minimum is .850) No bore-less shaft turbochargers permitted. (6 cylinder see weights)

RAMAIR
Inlets for Superchargers/Turbochargers must not be exposed to ram air (see note) and pass a “line of sight inspection” from the front of the vehicle, I.E. they must be blocked off from a direct source of air this includes closing off factory holes/grills. (Unless mod, 8.2, or sub 365 cu inch. On gas) (Ram air Prohibited with M1 on any combination ** see body note)

INTERCOOLING
Air-to-water intercoolers are permitted for supercharged and turbocharged entries only. Only one intercooler is permitted for all boosted applications. Intercooler with M1 fuel prohibited.

METH INJECTION
Meth injection permitted on Nitrous combos only. Any use of nozzle/injector in any engine combination forward of throttle body/ carburetor is strictly prohibited. All injectors on boosted combos must be directly mounted to the intake manifold.

OILING SYSTEM
Any Oil System permitted. Any oil pump, vacuum pump, and oil pan permitted. All entries are required to use an oil retention device. Device can be either a ballistic style blanket or a custom built metal pan. Metal pan must extend from the engine/motor plate rearward to the back of the engine. Metal pan must fit inside the frame rails and be 3 inches above the ground.

COOLING SYSTEM
Any cooling system permitted. Radiators are not required.

EXHAUST SYSTEM
Any exhaust system permitted. All exhaust systems must be directed out of body and away from driver and fuel tank. Exhaust may exit underneath car or out the front fenders but must not affect timing or staging beams. Bull horns prohibited.

FUEL SYSTEM
Any electronic, mechanical or belt driven fuel pumps are allowed. Electronic fuel pumps must shut off with the master electric cut-off switch. Fuel cell must have a pressure cap and be vented to the outside of the body. Front mounted fuel cells must meet SFI Spec 28.1 and be mounted between the frame rails or enclosed in a round tube frame. A round tube frame must be constructed of a minimum of 1 ¼-inch O.D. x .065-inch chrome moly tubing. Artificial cooling or heating of fuel (i.e., cool cans, ice, Freon, etc.) prohibited. Circulating systems that are not part of the normal fuel pump system are prohibited.

EFI SYSTEM
Any aftermarket electronic or mechanical fuel injection may be used. Fuel injector size and or type are unlimited.

THROTTLE BODY
Any single aftermarket throttle body permitted. (Unless N/A)

CARBURETOR
Maximum carburetor size for all power adder entries is a single 4500-style or a Pro-Systems 115mm SV1.

THROTTLE LINKAGE
Throttle control must be operated by the driver’s foot.

FUEL
VP Racing Fuels Gasoline, M1, Q16, C-85, E-85, C12, 16, 23, 25, 45, or NO2 are the only fuels permitted. Event Tech Director reserves the right to inspect fuel at any time during competition Failure to pass Fuel Check is grounds for disallowance of the run during competition and disqualification from the event during eliminations. Fuel is checked using various means. Samples given to Fuel Check Technical Inspectors are compared to data taken from known fuel samples provided by VP, adjusted for temperature, and within a tolerance determined by Event Tech Director. Failure occurs when the sample readings fall outside those tolerances.

DRIVETRAIN: 2

CLUTCH, FLYWHEEL & FLYWHEEL SHIELD
Flywheel and clutch meeting SFI Spec 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, or 1.5 is mandatory. Clutches are limited to a dual disc maximum. Flywheel shield meeting SFI Spec 6.2 or 6.3 is mandatory. Clutch must be manually operated by the driver’s foot. Electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, or any other device may in no way affect the clutch system. The throw-out bearing must release all fingers, levers, stages, etc. simultaneously. Staged or variable release clutches are prohibited.

MANUAL TRANSMISSION
OEM or aftermarket transmissions with a maximum of 5 forward speeds permitted on N/A combinations only. Clutchless models permitted. Any gear change must occur from direct action by the driver. Pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, etc. shifters prohibited. Torque converter not permitted with this type of transmission. Manual transmissions must utilize SFI approved bell housing.

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Any OEM or aftermarket automatic transmission is permitted. Lock-up style transmission and/or torque convertors are prohibited unless OEM equipped (i.e. A.O.D.). The use of transmission-to-engine adaptors is permitted. The use of trans-brakes is permitted. Pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, etc. shifters permitted.

STEERING
Any American production type steering system permitted.

SHOCKS/STRUTS
Aftermarket stock-type shocks/struts permitted. Rear coil-over shocks are permitted.

FRONT SUSPENSION
Factory type front suspension only. Coil over shocks are allowed. Aftermarket replacement control arms are allowed. Aftermarket K-Members/Commercially available sub-Frames allowed. (Must have prior approval from tech) Strut towers must be in factory location with factory sheet metal attaching factory frame rail to top of strut tower, can be notched, windowed, or trimmed for header clearance but must maintain factory sheet-metal attachment.

REAR SUSPENSION
Stock-type, ladder bar, and racing 4-link rear suspension systems are permitted.

WHEELIE BARS
The use of wheelie bars is prohibited.

FRAME: 4

CHASSIS
All vehicles must have a chassis that meets the guidelines set by SFI for their respective speed and elapsed time. A valid NHRA serialized sticker is mandatory at an NHRA Member Track.

FRAME
Stock frame required from the forward edge (closest to the bumper) of shock/strut tower to the back of the rear wheel tub. Back-halved cars are prohibited. Front and rear sub frames may be joined together. Horizontal and vertical notching of rear frame rail is permitted for tire/rear end clearance.

WHEELBASE
Entries must retain stock wheelbase dimensions of + or – 1 inch. Maximum wheelbase variation from left to right is 1 inch.

GROUND CLEARANCE
A minimum of 3 inches from the front of the vehicle to 12 inches behind front spindle centerline is mandatory. A minimum of 2 inches for the rest of the vehicle is mandatory (except for oil pan and exhaust headers).

TIRES & WHEELS: 5

TIRES

POWER ADDER LEGAL TIRES:
MT 3559 275/60-15 ET Street R
MT 3553 255/60-15 ET Street R or any 26 x 8.5 – DEDUCT-50lbs
MT 3453 275/60-15 ET Street S/S – DEDUCT -100lbs

N/A LEGAL TIRES:
MT 3559 275/60-15 ET Street R – DEDUCT – 25lbs
MT 3453 275/60-15 ET Street S/S – DEDUCT -150lbs
MT 3754X 275/60-15 ET PRO 275

WHEELS
Aftermarket racing wheels permitted.

INTERIOR: 6

UPHOLSTERY
Interior must maintain a factory upholstered appearance. OEM dash board is required and can be made of fiberglass or carbon fiber. Any aftermarket racing style seat is permitted. Driver’s seat must be located in the stock location. Passenger seat is not required. Door panels are required. Floor and transmission tunnel where visible must be carpeted or upholstered.

STEERING COLUMN/WHEEL
Aftermarket steering columns and steering wheels are permitted.

PEDALS & PEDAL LOCATION
Stock type pedals/linkage is required.

BODY: 7

BODY
Body must retain original appearances and profiles for year being used. OEM body shell must be intact. Light weight body panels are restricted to hood, fenders, bumpers, doors and deck-lid/truck-lid or hatch. Composite roof panels are permitted on 2005 and newer vehicles. Hood and deck-lid/trunk-lid must be hinged or lift off style. All front ends must be of factory dimensions and cannot be lengthened. Alterations or aerodynamic modifications are prohibited. Body must be finished or painted. Pre- 1964 body style will receive -25 deduction

HOOD SCOOPS
The use of aftermarket forward facing hood scoops is prohibited on power adder combos. The use of cowl induction style hoods are allowed on any vehicle with a maximum height of halfway point of windshield. Factory OEM forward facing hood or factory OEM ram air hood with scoops is permitted. Forward facing hood scoop on N/A combinations permitted.

COWL AREA
OEM cowl is required and modifications are permitted.

GRILLE
Grille must maintain a "professional appearance" for year, make and model being claimed.

FIREWALL
Stock, factory firewall is required. Notching and smoothing of firewall is permitted but must be identifiable as being in the factory location. Factory OEM fiberglass firewalls (Corvette) are permitted to replace the factory firewall with a minimum of .024 thick steel located in the factory location.

RADIATOR CORE SUPPORT
Radiator core support is not required.

FENDER SPLASH PANS
Fender splash pans may be altered.

WINDSHIELD & WINDOWS
OEM glass or NHRA approved Lexan is required.

FLOOR
Stock floor in stock location is required under driver and passenger seats. Flat area of floor-pan behind seat area and rearward may be replaced with a minimum of .024-inch thick steel or .032-inch aluminum. All entries are allowed a removable trans-tunnel.

WHEEL WELLS
Aftermarket style mini-tubs are permitted.

WING/SPOILERS
All entries are permitted to use rear wing/spoilers. Wing/spoilers are allowed a maximum length of 26 inches. Any adjustments to the wing/spoiler during a run are prohibited.

STREET EQUIPMENT
All entries must have operational headlights/fog lights and taillights.

APPEARANCE
All cars in competition must be painted or wrapped. Advertising graphics are permitted on the body. In order to be eligible for the Ultra Street Shootout points championship program, all sponsors’ decals must be easily visible and located on the outside of the vehicle. Failure to do so can result in the driver forfeiting all claimed championship points for that particular event. The Ultra Street Shootout points championship program requires that all entries run the following decals:
1. Championship Windshield Banner: Decal needs to be located on the top of the windshield or just above the windshield located on the body.
2. Championship Series License Plate: Plate must be located on the front of the vehicle
3. Class Sponsor(s): Decal must be located on the passenger’s side lower portion of the windshield.
4. Class & Competition Numbers: Numbers must be easily visible/legible and located on the front, back, and both side windows.

ELECTRICAL: 8

BATTERIES
Battery may be relocated and must be an automotive type.

IGNITION
Any battery-operated ignition system permitted. Distributorless ignition systems are limited to one coil per cylinder only. Optical devices and magneto ignitions are prohibited.

MASTER CUTOFF
A master cutoff switch is mandatory on all vehicles with a battery located in the trunk.

STARTER
Aftermarket starters, in stock location permitted.

SUPPORT GROUPS: 9

BRACKET RACING AIDS
The use of any bracket racings aids such as optical sensors, delay boxes, shutter boxes, throttle stops, etc. are prohibited. The use of any device (electrical or mechanical) that allows a driver to ascertain the position of their vehicle to the starting line is prohibited.

PRESSURIZED BOTTLES
All pressurized bottles must meet D.O.T. 1800lb minimum specification.

TOW VEHICLES
The use of tow vehicles is permitted.

DRIVER: 10

DRIVER
The driver when in the vehicle, from the ready line until the vehicle is safely stopped on the return road, is required to have all safety restraint systems (including the helmet) on and be securely fastened in the vehicle at all times.

CREDENTIALS
A Valid state or government issued driver’s license beyond a learner/s permit level is mandatory for cars running 10.00 or slower. A valid NHRA competition license is mandatory for cars running 9.99 or quicker, at a NHRA Member Track. A valid NHRA or an IHRA competition license is mandatory at an IHRA Member Track.
Note: It is ultimately the competitor’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with the Ultra Street class requirements as well as all NHRA safety requirements. The competitor agrees they bear
the ultimate responsibility when it comes to safety and how it complies with Ultra Street Class rules and NHRA rule books. The competitor also agrees that no one else other than the competitor is in the best position to know about how their particular race car has been constructed and how to safely operate it.

X275 Motorsports will reserve the right to adjust the rules for parity at any time. Any rules adjustment request must be sent via email to: john@X275motorsports.com