Class Requirement Guide

 

This easy to read safety guide was written up by the racers at Biondo Racing Products to help you quickly and easily understand the requirements for your specific application.  If you need further assistance with your safety needs call Rich, Sal or Peter at Biondo.

 

Stock Eliminator

Cars in M/SA or quicker and/ or 11.49 or quicker require SFI spec 3.2A/1 (single layer) jacket and pants.  If you have a Stock Eliminator car that goes quicker than 9.99 you will need to get the SFI spec 3.2A/5 (multi-layer) jacket and pants, and SFI Spec 3.3/1 gloves.

 

Super Stock

Cars that fall in the classes SS/JA to SS/PA or GT/HA to GT/MA require SFI spec 3.2A/1 (single layer) jacket and pants.  If you have a Super Stock or GT car that goes <B>quicker than 9.99</B> and / or it falls in any class quicker than SS/IA or GT/ GA you will need to get the SFI spec 3.2A/5 (multi-layer) jacket and pants.  All Super Stock “modified” cars (ex SS/BS etc) also require an SFI Spec 3.2A/5 (multi-layer) jacket and pants.  And, any S/S car faster than 9.99 requires SFI Spec 3.3/1 gloves.

 

Competition Eliminator

It would be very lengthy to list all of the applications in competition eliminator due to the disparity of cars and dragsters.  Consult the rule book or call one of the racers at Biondo Racing for help with your safety needs.

Be aware of the main change - if your vehicle is faster than 7.49 - SFI Spec 3.2A/15 Jacket and Pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/5 gloves and boots or shoes.   

If your vehicle runs 7.49 or quicker and is a front engine vehicle, supercharged, or turbocharged open-bodied , you will need a SFI spec 3.2A/20 jacket and pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/15 gloves and shoes or boots.

New for 2012 – Head and Neck restraint required for the following classes: Gas Dragster (C/D, C/DA, D/D, D/DA, E/D, J/D, I/D), Econo Dragster ((B/ED, C/ED, D/ED) , Nostalgia Dragster (A/ND, B/ND), Altered & Street Roadster (CC/A, BB/A, BB/AM, DD/AT, B/AP, C/A, C/AA, AA/AF), Altered Truck (PST), Econo Altered (A/EA), Pro Modified

ET Bracket 10.00-11.49

SFI  Spec 3.2A/ 1 jacket mandatory.  If your car runs 10.00-13.99 and is nitrous equipped you will need a SFI spec 3.2A/5 jacket and also SFI Spec 3.3/1 gloves.

 

ET Bracket 7.50 to 9.99 (or 135 mph or quicker)

SFI  Spec 3.2A/ 5 jacket, SFI Spec 3.2A/5 pants and 3.3/1 gloves mandatory.  If your car runs 7.50 to 9.99 AND is either nitrous equipped, supercharged, turbo charged, or a front engine vehicle, you will need a SFI spec 3.2A/15 jacket and pants along with SFI Spec 3.2A/15 gloves and shoes or boots meeting the SFI Spec 3.3/5 specs.  

 

Advanced ET (7.49 or quicker) –

SFI Spec 3.2A/15 Jacket and Pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/5 gloves and boots or shoes.   

If your vehicle runs 7.49 or quicker and is a front engine open bodied vehicle with supercharger, or turbocharger(s), you will need a SFI spec 3.2A/20 jacket and pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/15 gloves and shoes or boots.  An SFI 3.3 head sock or SFI 3.3 skirted helmet is required on all open-bodied cars or all cars 7.49 and quicker, where a neck collar is not used.

New for 2012 – Head and Neck restraint required.

 

TOP SPORTSMAN

SFI Spec 3.2A/15 Jacket and pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/5 gloves and boots or shoes. 

New for 2012 – Head and Neck restraint required.

 

TOP DRAGSTER

SFI Spec 3.2A/15 Jacket and pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/5 gloves and boots or shoes.   

Front engine vehicle with supercharger, or turbocharger(s) open-bodied , you will need a SFI spec 3.2A/20 jacket and pants or suit along with SFI Spec 3.3/15 gloves and shoes or boots. 

New for 2012 – Head and Neck restraint required.

 

Super Street

3.2A/1 Jacket required.  Cars quicker than 135 mph will require a SFI  Spec 3.2A/ 5 jacket, SFI Spec 3.2A/5 pants and 3.3/1 gloves.

 

Super Gas and Super Comp

Require a SFI Spec 3.2A/5 jacket, SFI Spec 3.2A/5 pants and 3.3/1 gloves, except front engine open bodied vehicles with supercharger or turbocharger or when the transmission is located in the driver compartment -  SFI Spec 3.3/5 gloves are needed.