Triple Index Rules

Triple Index Class
is based on an 8.60/9.60/10.60 Index and uses a 4/10ths Pro Tree start system and will utilize a Pro ladder for pairings. Triple Index offers an All Run field.  Door car/slammer vehicles only are permitted. Any and all performance modifications are legal, no tire size limits (Slicks OK), no minimum weight requirements, and all power adders are accepted.

Electronics Policies:
The Following Devices are Illegal:
Any devices must be turned off and/or zeroed out.  All vehicles are subject to inspection at any time for rule compliance.
*Electronic / Pneumatic / or any Remotely Activated Throttle Stops
*Optical Sensors / Stutter Boxes
*Delay Boxes / Cross-Over Boxes
*Electric / Hydraulic Pneumatic Shifters (All Shifts Must Be Made By Driver)
*Electronic Nitrous Controllers
*Any and All "Traction Control Devices"

The Following Devices are Legal:
* 2 & 3 Step Rev-Limiters
*Trans-Brakes
*Electric / Hydraulic Pneumatic Clutch Release Devices
*MSD-7 and/or any other Ignition Box that contains Programmable Timing Functions.

Engine Oil-Retention Device:
All Triple Index Cars will be required to utilize an NHRA-accepted lower engine oil-retention device. SFI Spec 7.1 or 7.2 Lower Engine Containment Device also permitted. The lower engine containment device must cover the sides of the block and pan up to one inch of the head mating surface and extend within 1 1/2 inches of the front and rear of the cylinder case area. A belly pan may be used in the lieu of a device attached to the engine. The belly pan must extend from framerail to framerail and extend forward of the harmonic balancer and to the rear of the engine block and must incorporate a minimum 2-inch-high lip on all sides. A nonflammable, oil-absorbent liner mandatory inside of retention device. Any device that fails to perform as required must be replaced or repaired to the satisfaction of the technical staff prior to any further runs.

Qualifying:
All Double Index cars will receive 3 qualifying runs (Time Permitting), #1 Qualifier will be determined by the closest run to the 8.60, 9.60, or 10.60 index without going quicker. In the event of 2 or more cars running the same qualified ET, the driver who posts the time first will be awarded with the qualified spot. If you run quicker than 8.60/9.60 Index on all 3 runs, you will be placed at the bottom of the ladder for eliminations.  If a racer misses all qualifying sessions, they still can be placed on the bottom of the ladder if the driver notifies WCSA Officials prior to Eliminations.

Staging:
All drivers must stage the car on his/her own without the assistance of a crew member (You will be disqualified by the starter if you have assistance). Deep staging is permitted but not recognized by the starter (if you want to go deep it's on the driver) Auto-Start will be on.

Burn-Out Procedure:
Double Index
does not allow burn-outs across the starting line. You must complete your burn-out and stop without crossing the starting line.

Lane Choice:
During 1st round of elimination's the higher qualified car will have lane choice.. In the 2nd round and beyond, the driver that is closest to the Index without going quicker will be awarded lane choice. If both drivers go under the Index, the driver that is closer to index will be awarded lane choice for that round.

Tow Vehicles:
All Triple Index entries are allowed to tow to staging lanes and back to the pits once the car exits the racing surface
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Registering For The Class:
All Double Index racers must register (Please bring your NHRA Track Tech Card with you) at the WCSA prior to qualifying.

Payouts:
All Triple Index Racers that earn prize money can go directly to a WCSA Official after eliminations and pick up his/her Winnings.

WCSA Point System:
We will be calculating points at each event, and will crown a champion at the conclusion of the season.