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DRAG INFORMATION UPDATE (July 6/20)

KING OF THE TRACK : JULY 11, in addition to the Fury 1/8 Mile Shoot Out and the West Coast Pro Mods’s; Castrol Raceway will host a One day WALLY RACE featuring a runoff between Bracket category winners (Sorry, Juniors not applicable)

 

**NEW** GATE TIME: Saturday July 11, Racers Gates will Open at (8am) 12PM; Pro Mods On Track @ NOON; Jr. & Class Cars On-Track at 1PM.

 

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NHRA Canadian Championship Series: Aug 8 & 9

WALLY’s Each Day- 2 Races: 2 Championship Days

*Grade Points awarded for each day*

Friday August 7 (Test & Tune)

$50 Class/Entry 10AM-4PM
$30 Junior/Entry

 

CREW: $25/Day- Weekend Pass $70

 

Class Cars $150/Day (Pro Rated Prise Purse 50% Entry Fee)
Purse Breakout: 65% Winner; 25% Runner Up; 5% Semi’s

  • Pro
  • Super Pro
  • Stock/SS Combo
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Super Street
  • Top Dragster/Top Sportsman Combo
  • Pro Mod (Pre-Registration Required; info@castrolraceway.com )

Junior Dragster ($100/day: Pro Rated Purse 50% Entry Fee)

 

Friday
GATES @ 8AM
On-Track @ 10AM

 

Saturday
Gates @ 8AM
On- Track @ 10AM

 

Sunday
Gates @ 8AM
On-Track @ 10AM

 

 

ET SLIPS: Paper ET Slips are once again available for all Drag participants; please be mindful of physical distancing and congregating at the ET Booth Area- Be nice to Heather!

 

GATE ADMISSION: In addition to online registration, we are going to start accepting Driver/Crew and Visitor registration payment at the Gate for Drags & Street Legal. Credit Card & Debit Only- Sorry, NO CASH.

Driver Gate Admission includes all Prise Purse contributions.  ($75 Entry Fee + Class Purse) Total Purse Determined on Number of Competition Entries per Class.

 

Purse Breakout/Class: 65% Winner; 25% Runner Up; 5% Semi’s

BRACKET DRAGS
1 DAY VISITOR YOUTH $10.00
1 DAY CREW $25.00
1 DAY PRO CLASS $95.00
1 DAY SUPER PRO CLASS $105.00
1 DAY JUNIOR CLASS $40.00
1 DAY FURY CLASS $175.00
1 DAY ENTRY (T&T) $75.00

STREET LEGAL
COMPETITOR $40.00
CREW $10.00

This does NOT include Spectators; Spectators must continue to pre-purchase all event entry advance online.

 

 

 

 

# Be Ready

Lets get Back to the Track with ‘social responsibility’- please carefully review the new COVID policies and procedures in the information and links below. Specifically with the Waiver, we encourage everyone to sign sooner than later- lets #BE READY to embrace the “new reality”. Let’s keep our motorsport community FUN & SAFE.

 

DRAG Prevention Policies- UPDATE

 

WAIVERS

All Drag Bracket Participants, Crew,  and Family members entering the facility via the Drag Competitors Gate MUST complete the Electronic WAIVER OF LIABILITY prior to entering the facility on Race Day. The Castrol Raceway Team will “Check You In” via an electronic kiosk upon arrival.
For the ease and efficiency of the Castrol Raceway Team and your fellow competitors please be sure to complete the electronic Waiver in full. Hard Copy/Paper Waivers WILL NOT be made available; if you do not have your electronic Waiver of Liability completed prior to arrival, you will be required to pull over and complete via your phone, computer, and/or other electronic media prior to entering.

 

TECH

Please Print & Complete NHRA Tech Form prior to Event Day; Tech Cards will NOT be provided at the facility on Race Day.

Please bring completed Tech Form with you on Race Day.

Hand your Tech Card to Staff Member through your partially rolled down window.

During Tech- Driver must remain in their vehicle at all times. Non Essential persons are NOT permitted in the Tech inspection area at any time.

 

 

COOKING IS A DRAG

After the Races Family Take-Out Menu will be available for end of event Pick Up. Please print the F&B 20-COOKING IS A DRAG MENU and bring a pen to self complete your order form at the Drag Concession Order window. Be sure to place your Order prior to 10AM on Race Day. Menu may be subject to change; ask Our Food & Beverage Team for Daily Special Updates.

 

 

2020 DRAG COMPETITOR/VISITOR ENTRY FEE

**New** Entry Fees include Prise Purse Contributions ($75 Entry Fee + Class Purse) Total Purse Determined on Number of Competition Entries per Class. Purse Breakout/Class: 65% Winner; 25% Runner Up; 5% Semi’s

New FURY Class: To maintain opportunity and momentum during these uncertain times, Castrol Raceway will host the FURY Class Shoot Out’s. The Fury 1/8 Mile Shoot Out dates will reflect CIK rules; Fury ¼ Shoot Out will reflect Top Eliminator Class Rules.

 

You may pre purchase your Participant, Junior,and Visitor Passes are available on the Castrol Raceway Website PURCHASE PASSES

 

Get ready for another great Race Season: It’s our race participants like you who make Castrol Raceway a success. It is our pleasure to provide the best possible experience for each competitor at our facility.

Watch the DRAG races LIVE On-Line or Listen to DRAG races LIVE at RACE RADIO 88.7 FM

Bracket Drag Crew$25/day
Drag Competitor$75/day
Drag Competitor (Second Class**)$25/day
Junior Competitor$40

** With more participants running in two separate classes each weekend, our days are getting just a little bit longer…i.e. more staff hours, more ambulance hours, another coat of VHT…. it all adds up. So we’ve decided, moving forward racers will need to purchase a second Tech Card to run in a second class.

DRAG SEASON ACCESS PASS

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

Following a successful Pilot program in 2019- we’re now offering Drag Event Season Access Passes. Access your Drag Event Credentials and Admission directly on the website Guest Ticket Purchase page and SAVE with your CUSTOM CODE.

 

Choice of Event**, choice of Ticket Type (Drag Driver, Junior, Crew, Adult GA, and Youth GA), choose number of tickets, enter your Promo Code, finalize the transaction and Print! Easy from your desktop, tablet, or phone; order anytime-anywhere. No General Restrictions**, No Fees!
** Excludes , Track Rentals, and VIP Seating options

NOTE: Drag Driver, Junior, and Crew passes will be exchanged for wristbands at the Competitor Gate on event day following signing the Waiver.

GET YOUR CUSTOM DRAG EVENT ACCESS CODE

• Visit DRAG EVENT PASS TICKET PURCHASE PAGE
• Choose DRAG SEASON ACCESS “INDIVIDUAL”
• Purchase your $1000 Season Access Deposit
• Upon deposit, you will be contacted by the Castrol Raceway Box Office Team with your personal Custom Event Pass access Code

 

TERMS
• Initial $1000 deposit required no later than March 1, 2020. Codes will be issued by April 15, 2020
• July 1*, Sept 1, and end of season; You will be sent a Custom Code Detail Report showing all of your transactions to date. Custom Code Transactions exceeding $2500 on the July 1 Sales Detail Report will be subject to an addition $1000 deposit.
• Balance of all season transactions to be paid in full immediately following the last scheduled Drag event.

 

Applicable Group Purchase Discounts will be applied to year end final billing.
21-35 Passes 5% off Admission
36-50 Passes 10% off Admission
51-75 Passes 15% off Admission
76-100 Passes 20% off Admission
100+ Passes 25% off Admission

 

Please Note: Each Custom Code limited to access 20 Tickets per event date unless otherwise requested.

Thank you for choosing Castrol Raceway as your place to play; Questions

Box Office Leader: Jenna Michaud info@castrolraceway.com 780-461-5801

PIT STALLS

If you believe we may not have your most up to date e-mail address, or if you would like to move stall areas, or have any general questions- please reach out directly to the Castrol Raceway Office.

Please contact the Castrol Raceway office to request changes your pit stall subscription at 780-461-5801 (Weekdays 9am-4:30 pm).

Schedule

Pit Stall Policies 

  • Sportsman Pit Stall       $350
  • Pro/Paddock Pit Stall    $500

NHRA CHASSIS CERTIFICATION
Date: CANCELLED 

ATTENTION EDMONTON AB AREA RACERS:
Due to there not being any improvement regarding the Covid-19 virus crisis, the decision has been made to cancel the Edmonton AB Chassis Inspection Seminar at this time, which was originally scheduled for Saturday & Sunday April 25th/26th at Y-Welding/Ebertz Racing. At this time and in light of recent changes to NHRA’s Chassis Inspection Process (see below), this event will likely not be rescheduled. Please refer to the official NHRA information posted below.
Hopefully the Covid-19 situation will subside early enough for the NHRA Drag Racing season to proceed which would allow racers to have chassis inspections performed at events. Anyone that has questions or concerns can call the NHRA Division 6 Tech Line @ 306-262-6472. Thank you in advance for your understanding. Practise social distancing and self isolate or work from home if you are able to. Stay safe and wishing everyone good health.
Link to NHRA Official Posting on www.nhraracer.com 

Summary of Official Posting: In light of the current Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, The NHRA is announcing the following changes to our Chassis Inspection process.

Chassis Inspections 

Any chassis due for inspection prior to January 1, 2020 needs to be re-inspected before they can run their car.  Any new chassis will be permitted to use the 90 day chassis inspection form process. 

  • Any chassis expiring January 31, 2020 must be re-inspected by June 30, 2020. 
  • Any chassis expiring February 29, 2020 must be re-inspected by July 31, 2020. 
  • Any chassis expiring March 31, 2020 must be re-inspected by August 31, 2020 
  • Any chassis expiring April 30, 2020 must be re-inspected by September 30, 2020 
  • Any chassis expiring May 31, 2020 must be re-inspected by October 31, 2020 
  • Any chassis expiring June 30, 2020 must be re-inspected by November 30, 2020 
  • Any chassis expiring between July 31, 2020 and December 31, 2020 must be inspected on or before December 31, 2020 
  • Any chassis expiring after December 31, 2020 must be re-inspected by the original expiration date.

 

Any car running 9.99-seconds (6.39 1/8-mile) or quicker, or faster than 135 mph, in the quarter-mile is required to have the chassis inspected and an NHRA/SFI certification sticker affixed.  All Sportsman (6.00 & Slower) certification tags are valid for 3-years from the date of inspection; Pro (5.99 & Quicker) certification tags are valid for 1-year from the date of inspection.

 


 

Castrol Raceway’s 1/4 mile drag strip is sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). For more information, please visit www.NHRA.com

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