NHRA West Central Division Memorandum

Up To Date As Of Wednesday, August 24, 2020

  • Track’s will be allowed to have two full teams for 2021 only.
  • Eligible competitors need to be on the 2020 or 2021 points lists.
  • Competitors will have the option of purchasing their race entry and crew passes online from the track’s website or the direct links are listed below. heartlandmotorsports.us
    • There is a small 3rd party admin fee.
    • Racers will be sent a link to complete their tech card online. ALL COMPETITORS MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE TECH CARD, no paper cards will be given.  ly/D5ETFinals
    • If the competitor will be purchasing at the gate, you will need to provide them the tech card link. ly/D5ETFinals
    • Everyone will still be required to sign the paper waiver at the facility.
  • Racers do not need to print the tech card; the tech card will be automatically sent to the division office. Racer DO need to print the tech card confirmation email.  THIS WILL BE THEIR RUN CARD and will be needed in the lanes to run their car.
  • There will be no bleachers or large congregating on the starting line.
  • There will not be access to Race Control in the tower. Any questions can be texted to me or any member of the Steering Committee.
  • There will not be a track operators/managers meeting. All communication will be thru email or text.  It will be important that I have the name of the track representative and phone number prior to the event.
  • The Saturday Celebration will be in the stands.  Social distancing will be required.
  • We have a random number calculator that will be used to draw the winners for the prizes.
  • Everyone must have a good time!


Attached you will find the blank “Team Roster” – If you choose to fill it in, we will trust your findings; if you do not we will be completing this column and highlight/flagging all expired persons.  Also added you will see “Team Leader” at the top of the sheet, this will help us know who oversees each team, and who we need to contact for changes during the event.

The following couple pages are a few of the key policies to remember in preparation for the ET Finals.

Your Check List:

  1. 09/08/20 – Points List (must be electronic or typed, NO HANDWRITTEN LISTS)
  2. Make sure your racers have filled out the online tech card. They may purchase their entry and crew fee’s online https://bit.ly/2EAwKh9  or http://bit.ly/etfinal2020   for crew passes.
  3. 9/15/20 – Team Roster (use provided excel sheet if at all possible)
  4. Distribute racer information sheets to all team members.
  5. Minor waivers completed for all competitors under the age of 18.
    (one required w/ nhra competition number/license registration & one also may be required at gate entry by hosting facility)
  6. Completed notarized waiver will also be required for any ‘crew person’ 14-17 years old, planning to be in ANY restricted area. – Please have your team prepared.
  7. Bring your team spirit!!

Division Contacts

Phone 816.795.8055 ● Fax 816.795.0515

Division Services Coordinator – cison@nhra.com – cison@nhra.com

Division Tech Director – Bob Blackwell – bblackwell@nhra.com

Division Director – Rob Park – rpark@nhra.com


  1. Top points earning teams the previous season, have priority choice on parking spot for their team.
  2. Allotted parking space is based on team size. The team leader is responsible for positioning the entire team within the space allotted.  (example: if a racer is bringing a truck & trailer plus separate RV, you will need to find a way to fit in your allotted space available or park extra vehicles without taking away from another team’s space)
  3. The parking map cannot be completed and distributed until all team rosters have been received.
  4. For special requests have the team leader contact the division office
  5. Must have current NHRA Membership & ET Competition Number.
  6. Minors must have notarized minor waiver completed by BOTH PARENTS/LEGAL GUARDIANS.


Technical inspection for the NHRA/ Summit Racing ET Finals must be completed online using the provided link.

All participating High School competitors must fill out the online tech card and be certified by the NHRA Certification Team at the event. Competitors must present all relevant safety equipment to tech official.

Tech spot checks will be conducted at the event site also.


Each track may bring two (2) teams consisting of 36 racers. (points will be tracked separately per team) This 36-member team can be a combination of any of the 4 classes.   In addition, each track may bring up to four (4) high school students and their points will also count toward to team total.  The High School competitors may not race in any other category.

Track POINTS LIST (9/8/2020) must be in the West Central Division Office no later than the Tuesday following Labor Day. It must be computer generated or typed.

The actual TEAM ROSTER (9/15/2020) must be in the West Central Division Office no later than the Tuesday before the event is scheduled to begin.  This list must also be computer generated or typed.

Please use attached excel file, Team Roster.  This will make registration go much quicker and easier for everyone.  If you have trouble opening the file please contact Chris at the Division Office ASAP.

Final Team Roster may be amended by no more than 6 changes and these amendments must be finalized by the time registration closes on Thursday, prior to racing on Friday.

Each track is allowed to list two alternates in addition to their 36-member team roster.  The alternates may replace a team member until the start of eliminations for that category.  The alternates are also eligible to enter the gamblers races.

Track penalty for failure to send in points list and team list by the deadline set up by the NHRA West Central Division office, will be $300.00.   The $300.00 will go to the ET account. 


SUPER PRO…………….. 7.00 TO 11.99 (electronics)

Computer, unless OEM stock, and Stutter boxes –PROHIBITED Delay boxes, transbrake, four-wheel line-loc, automated shifter, throttle control and starting line and or “high side” rev limiters permitted. Data Recorders – Permitted.  Lower engine containment device required for all vehicles running 9.99 or quicker.

PRO ET…………………… 9.00 TO 13.99 (no electronics)

Computers, unless OEM stock, Data Recorders, Stutter boxes, Throttle stops and Delay boxes are PROHIBITED.  Transbrake/Dual line-loc’s are allowed as long as the wiring consists of a single continuous wire from the power source to a switch and a single continuous wire from the switch to the transbrake or line-loc.  All Trans-Brake/Line Loc buttons must be NHRA Accepted (List of accepted buttons can be found on NHRA.com) Two step rev limiter – Permitted.  Automated shifters– Permitted.  NO TOW VEHICLES.  Lower engine containment device required for all vehicles running 9.99 or quicker.

SPORTSMAN……………. 11.60 TO 19.99 (no electronics)

Computer (unless OEM), Data Recorders, Delay boxes, Transbrake, automated shifter (unless OEM), Throttle stops and Stutter Boxes PROHIBITED.  Two-wheel line loc’s only are permitted.  Ignition: Single stage, ‘high side’ rev limiter permitted.  Starting line rev limiter prohibited.  Rev limiter or any other rpm limiting devices, legal unto themselves but altered or installed in so as to function as a down-track rpm controller prohibited.  Crank Trigger is PROHIBITED unless OEM Distributor less ignition.  Slicks are permitted, and mufflers are optional.  NO TOW VEHICLES.

SUPER PRO BIKE……… 7.50 TO 14.00 (electronics)

Same rules apply as in Super Pro (Lower engine containment device not required)

HIGH SCHOOL………….. 12.00 and SLOWER (no electronics)

Reserved for full bodied cars with full fenders, hood, grille, top, windshield, and functional doors.  Nitrous prohibited. Foot brake only. NO TOW VEHICLES.


There will be a “Race of Champions” in each category at the ET Finals.  For a track to be eligible, they must have at least five (5) registered participants in the ET Finals.  Each track’s representative will be determined solely by that track.  Car/Bike must be entered in the ET Finals to be able to compete in the Race of Champions.

A Race of Champions will be competed in all 5 categories, including High School.


The High School Bracket will be open to any high school student that currently holds a valid state driver’s license or a NHRA competition license and is currently enrolled or has graduated from high school the previous spring semester preceding the current NHRA/Summit Racing Series ET Finals.  High school competitors will not be allowed to enter any other eliminator.  High school competitors will need to have a permanent NHRA number and a full or an associate membership.  This class will be a foot brake only class and no electronics will be allowed.  High school round wins will count for points in the team championship.  All participating High School competitors must be certified by the NHRA Certification Team at the event. Competitors will present all relevant safety equipment to tech official.

All competitors under the age of 18 must have a notarized minor waiver completed by both parents/guardians on file with the NHRA competition number/license registration.

Also be prepared as the hosting facility may require an additional completed waiver at the gate entry as well.

2021 Bracket Points

Coming Soon!


NAME RUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
COLTON WHEELER (5180)230559085
CHRIS GRAY (5914)180904545
CALVIN LEHMAN (L593)168784545
PATRICK ROETTO (51)158556835
JONATHAN WHITLEY (5131)157555745
BRYAN WORRELL (W518)149672557
KURT BUTTS (5292)147575535
JARED STEADMAN (X580)115255535
MIKE WINKLE (M515)115355525
FRED KAUFMAN (E591)107252557
KRISTEN JONES (525)105453525
STEVE DOCKENS (C554)85352525
HEATH EVANS (5635)7002545
ROBBY WINKLE (5303)6002535
MARTY EVANS (5888)5002525
MICHAEL MIES (X1295)5025250
BRAD HOGG (H066)450045

JR Dragster

NAME RUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
CARLI WELCH (5203)168456855
KARSON ROBERTS (5459)159554757
ALEX KARST (5072)150258045
AIDEN PERES (5279)140252590
KYLE MILLER (5707)137673535
DAX RENTERIA (5050)135454545
BROGAN YATES (5088)127452557
ALEAH PERES (5264)12378045
NEVAEH QUIRING (5724)115553525
KRISTAN GRIMM (571)8225570
TRISTA SHELTON (517)6035025
LILY STEADMAN (l513)6002535
LACHELLE ROBERTS (5077)5002525
HAVEN MOBERLY (5811)474700
CORY HOLZMAN (5161)353500
JACOB HOLZMAN (5160)252500
TYSON JARVIS   (5779)250025
PRESLEY MOBERLY (5022)252500
KALE MOBERLY (J778)252500

Jr Street

NAMERUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
BROOKLYN STAAB (4232)186585870
CARLI WELCH (5203)167607037
AIDEN PERES (5279)121374737
MARYANN SHAFER (1)108252558

Pro Bike

NAME RUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
ERIC SCHLUP (5123)198806058
PATRICK ROETTO (51)162354780
JON HANEY (5077)149573557
ALAN MARTIN (900)140355847
PHIL YATES (5088)107572525
JOHN FITZPATRICK (5272)105353535
PHIL SNARE (5212)10378025
STEVE GOTH (5711)95253535
RYAN SCHLUP (5126)85252535
JAKE MALEY (5129)7203735

Super Pro

NAME RUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
MIKE SECREST (578M)2131003578
KYLE SECREST (5327)170255590
CHRIS GRAY (5914)167773555
MARK MOORE (5162)148357835
COLTON WHEELER (5137)135554535
KAYTI GRAY (5918)135653535
ROGER FOX (5672)127353557
CARSON WHEELER (PX51)125354545
KARL JONES (513KX)105353535
ALEAH PERES (526P)10235067
JAMES KUNKEL (9)10267350
PAUL MOORE (5806)95353525
JAY BEIGEL (523F)95252545
FRED  KAUFMAN (E591)75252525
TERRY COX (5466)5025250
WARREN BLANC (503W)450045
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NAME RUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
MIKE BOWEN (F599)2561006888
MARK JOHNSON (568M)2245767100
ROBBY WINKLE (5303)200884567
LARRY BARNHART (576L)167456755
CURTIS SPRAYBERRY (181)160458035
LAWRENCE CLEMENT (L565)135552555
DUSTIN TURNER (T518)125554525
MATT WESLEY (W588)115454525
MASON RANDALL (5511)115452545
BRIAN SPUNAUGLE (K666)115453535
FLOYD PARKS (F553)11004565
RICH PUTNAM (009)105452535
FRED KAUFMAN (E591)105352545
MARANDA PATTERSON (194)105552525
TEDDY NEVINS (306)95254525
JIM SHARKEY (L606)85352525
DONALD BILSON (9)6003525
JASON JOBE (11)350350

Street Bike

NAMERUNNING TOTAL Race #1 Race #2 Race #3
JONATHAN WHITLEY (5131)172573580
GLENN TODD (5807)140457025
LUD MOUNIVONG (5449)129254757
JOE SHAFFER (327)12870580
JAKE MALEY (5129)127574525
JESSE WINEGARNER (777)127355735
RICK HOFFMAN (84)10558047
DELANA BENNETT (54)95253535
STEVE GOTH (5711)75252525