2014 ROCKY MOUNTAIN DOOR SLAMMERS
Annual Membership in the RMDS is $50 per event with a maximum membership cost of
RMDS QUICK 8 SERIES RULES
2014 rule changes are underlined.
All cars must meet NHRA safety rules.
Chassis ET certifications will be strictly monitored and enforced.
It is the racers responsibility to know rules and limitations as it
applies to your ET and MPH.
Cars must run 6.00 or faster in the 1/8th mile to qualify
unless an exception is requested.
Qualifying runs are to be made when called by the tower only.
No additional passes are allowed prior to competition.
Vehicles entered in a Quick 8 race may not enter another class during the
and starting line controllers are allowed, Throttle stops and other bracket
racing aids are not allowed in competition.
They do not have to be removed from the vehicle.
However, use during competition will result in automatic
disqualification. Any questions or
suspicions of use should be brought to RMDS attention.
A 4 tenths pro tree will be used for
all Quick 8 races. Your Dial-In
will be displayed on the scoreboards during eliminations.
Deep staging is allowed. (It is
the drivers’ responsibility to understand track rules for deep staging).
Ensure ET is written plainly and visibly to the towers view.
Check for locations based on track.
Door cars only allowed in the Rocky Mountain Door
Slammers Quick 8 series. Each car
must have doors, fenders, roof, windshield, left-hand steer, and 4-wheel
sportsman’s ladder will be used. #1
qualifier vs. #5 qualifier, #2 vs. #6, #3 vs. #7, #4 vs. #8.
qualifier bonus and trophy will be awarded to the #1 qualifier at each event.
LCR will provide the trophy, RMDS will provide the bonus.
(Bonus money will be contingent on sponsorship availability.)
provide payouts to the Winner, Runner-up and Semi-finalists.
A year end class champion bonus will be announced during the season.
Lane choice will be awarded by qualifying and your
previous round of eliminations, with the faster car getting to choose.
Driver may only dial .2 tenths slower than their
quickest qualifying or elimination pass during the race event.
Example: Racers fastest
qualifying time is 5.20; the slowest you can dial your car is 5.40.
fee for the quick 8 series is $80.
At the gate, pay $30 for a Quick 8 tech card.
Then come to Mike Dowling’s pit to pay $50 to compete.
$5 from each tech card will be used to provide the same 1st, 2nd
and 3rd place trophies as other classes at the LCR annual banquet
A completed event is defined as if one elimination
round is completed on the day of the event.
Points will be awarded accordingly based on number of rounds completed.
In the event a racer cannot make the first round of
eliminations for any reason the next highest qualified competitor will be
allowed to race as an alternate. The
withdrawing racer will receive event entry points + their qualifying position
points only. The alternate will
receive points for round wins only (no points for qualifying position or Quick 8
Racers that enter and do not qualify are eligible to enter the Electronics
class or Super Pro Class for that day. RMDS will apply the difference in entry
fees to the track if a racer chooses to enter an alternative class.
lose first round may be allowed to “buy-back” into the second round of
Electronics or Super Pro. Verify with
crew member at the head of staging prior to entering.
Qualifying points (QP) will be given for the
1st) 8 Points
2nd) 7 Points
3rd) 6 Points
4th) 5 Points
5th) 4 Points
6th) 3 Points
7th) 2 Points
8th) 1 Points
Points beyond qualifying:
10 Points (everyone who qualifies gets event entry points)
1st round loss
+20 Points (Total 30 + QP)
Points (Total 50 + QP)
+60 Points (Total 70 + QP)
+80 Points (Total 90 + QP)
for entering all completed events that count for points
(4) 1st round outs
30 points + QP
(2) semi-final outs
50 points + QP
Event Runner up
70 points + QP
90 points + QP
rules are subject to change. If you
have any questions regarding these rules or changes, request clarification from
an RMDS official.