Rules & Regulations

Safety is Foremost
  • All race cars are subject to WDRA rules and specs that apply to your vehicle and category. You are responsible for knowing and implementing these regulations. Copies are available thru the WDRA..
  • Sportsmanlike conduct at ALL times.
  • There shall be no alcoholic beverages in the race cars on race track or staging lanes.
  • 15mph Speed Limit in PITS.
  • Glass containers are NOT allowed on the property.
  • No unauthorized personnel will be allowed on the race track.
  • Race cars must pass through “tech,” and your tech card must be filled out and turned in at “tech located lanes 10 & 11
  • Speeding vehicles or careless driving in the pits is strictly forbidden, and it may result in your having to leave the race track.
  • Pets (dogs, cats, etc.) are to be kept out of Staging Lanes and all on site roads.
  • If you test on the top end of the track, helmets and safety equipment must be fastened.
  • Spectators are NOT Allowed in Restricted Area. Restricted Areas are Marked on Premises.
  • Firearms are NOT Allowed at Facility.
  • Race Vehicles have Right of Way. All Non-Race Vehicles MUST YIELD to Race Vehicles.
  • Racers are EXPECTED TO WEAR ALL Safety Equipment as stated by WDRA Rules.
  • ALL Racers MUST wear a helmet. Helmets are available at Top Floor of Race Control.
  • Any misconduct by racer/spectator can result being escorted off of property with no refund,

Speed Considerations
BRAKES Front Mandatory
IGNITION Functional “Kill” Switch or a Factory Tip-over Switch is Required on 0-9.99 1/4 Mile and 0-6.99 1/8 Mile Vehicles
HELMET Full-face Helmet With a Shield
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Leather or Kevlar jacket, leather or denim pants, leather gloves, & above ankle boots. Any rider running quicker than 9.99 1/4 mile or 6.99 1/8 mile must have leather pants. Pants are not required to be zipped together. Nylon or textile jackets & pants are NOT PERMITTED
THROTTLE “Snapback” Throttle
TIRES “Smooth” Roadway-type Tires. Dirt Type Prohibited. 
ADDITIONAL The Properly Secured Seat, Foot Pegs & Handle Grips
Car Numbers & Dial-ins
Bracket Drag Racing



The rules and regulations herein are designed to ensure the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable safety requirements for such events. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator, or official. The race director shall be empowered to permit minor deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that, in his opinion, do not alter the minimum acceptable requirements. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS. Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials. Their decision is final.

Gulfport Dragway