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SAFETY RULE UPDATES - PLEASE READ!!

2014 HELMET RULES

The 2014 Raceway Park season is about to get started, do you have the proper safety equipment? Racewayparkstore.com has the lowest prices around on snell 2010 HJC full and open faced helmets.
Be sure to check that snell sticker on you old helmet because NHRA rules for 2014 state that "any car running 14.00 and quicker in the 1/4 mile requires a Snell 2005 or newer OR SFI 41.1A helmet (see complete list below)". Also a new NHRA rule in 2008 requires that "any car running 9.99 or quicker in the 1/4 mile requires an NHRA approved FULL face helmet with visor.employment SMALL.jpg

The NHRA 2014 Rule Book Reads as follows for Helmets and Goggles:
As outlined under Class Requirements, drivers in all classes, including motorcycles, must wear a helmet meeting Snell or SFI Specifications.
SFI Spec 31.1A = Snell SA, open-face helmet
SFI Spec 31.2A = Snell SA, full-face helmet
SFI Spec 41.1A = Snell M or K, open-face helmet
SFI Spec 41.2A = Snell M or K, full-face helmet

Effective Jan. 1, 2008, full face helmet mandatory on all cars 9.99 or quicker. See Individual Class Requirements for additional requirements. Shield mandatory 7.49 & quicker.
E.T. cars (13.99 or quicker) must use a helmet meeting Snell 2005, or 2010 Specs. Drivers in supercharged, front-engine, open-bodied cars and Funny Cars must wear a helmet meeting Snell SA2005 or SFI 31.1A, 31.2A, or 31.1/2005 Specs. See Class Requirements.

NHRA Helmet Expiration Dates

Label Expires Label Expires
Snell 2005 1/1/2017 SFI 31.1/2005 1/1/2017
Snell 2010 1/1/2022 SFI 41.1/2005 1/1/2017
SFI 24.1 (JDRL only) 1/1/2015
SFI 24.1/2005 (JDRL only) 1/1/2017
Snell CMR 2007 (JDRL only) 1/1/2019
Snell CMS 2007 (JDRL only) 1/1/2019

Modifications to helmet/shield are prohibited. All helmets must have the appropriate certification sticker affixed inside the helmet.

ALL POWER ADDER RACERS WITH N0N-OEM/FACTORY POWER ADDERS IE:SUPERCHARGERS,TURBOCHARGERS,OR THE USE OF NITROUS. SECTION 1A,PAGE 65 OF THE 2009 NHRA RULEBOOK READS AS FOLLOWS. "10.00(*6.40 1/8 MILE) AND SLOWER; ALL E.T.NON-OEM SUPERCHARGER,NON-OEM TURBOCHARGED, OR NITROUS-EQUIPPED CARS WITH AN OEM OR .024-INCH STEEL FIREWALL: JACKET MEETING SFI SPEC 3.2A/1 MANDATORY. " THESE JACKETS ARE AFFORDABLE. THIS RULE WILL BE ENFORCED!

RACERS CAN GO TO THE RACEWAY PARK SOUVENIER STAND OR TO OUR ONLINE STORE WWW.RACEWAYPARKSTORE.COM

If you have any questions, please send an email toDirector of Technical Inspection, Paul Bailey at pbailey@racewaypark.com or you may go to racewaypark.com or call 732-446-7800.