NHRA AUXILIARY PIT VEHICLE RULES
As events have grown, the pits have become • All vehicles, whenever possible, are to use perimeter
increasingly congested, and as a result, the risk of roadways and are to avoid high-traffic areas, such as
operating auxiliary pit vehicles within certain areas the Pro pits and Manufacturers Midway.
populated by spectators has increased. There has been • The maximum speed limit is 15 mph.
a significant increase of incidents involving pit • ALL operators must be at least 16 years of age, have
vehicles, resulting in injuries and/or property damage. a valid state driver’s license, and must be covered by
NHRA is also receiving a growing number of adequate general liability insurance. All operators
complaints from spectators regarding pit auxiliary shall provide proof of such insurance, a driver’s
presented by vehicles. NHRA believes this risk and subsequent license, and any other applicable credentials upon
potential for accidents are such that it is necessary to the request of an NHRA or event official.
implement additional policies regarding auxiliary pit • All registered auxiliary pit vehicles must display the
vehicles. It is in the best interest of the sport, racers, pit vehicle sticker issued at racer registration. You are
sponsors, fans, and vendors to provide a safer venue permitted one (1) sticker per race car entry.
MORE PIT RULES for pedestrians. Therefore, the following rules and Additional stickers will not be issued.
pipes are regulations are effective immediately. • Pit vehicles operated after dusk/sunset must have a
required at every eve nt. There are no • NHRA reserves the right to reject any motorized pit working headlight. Taillights may also be required
ges will be vehicle depending upon its design, condition, on an individual basis depending upon vehicle
exceptions. Parking privile appearance, or construction. design.
revoked if this rule is not
grey and/or • Non-motorized vehicles such as: skateboards, roller • Only 2010 Pit Auxiliary Stickers are to be affixed to
Additionally, do not dump
black hol dings onto the ground at any blades, razors, go-peds, etc., may not be ridden in the your pit auxiliary vehicle. Any stickers from
site pumping pit area. previous seasons must be removed.
event. Please utilize the on- g
service or dra in the tanks before arrivin • Auxiliary pit vehicles may be used for necessary
issued and transportation only. “Joy riding,” cruising, or NOTE: Unsafe or improper operation of any vehicle
at the track. Fines will be
d if anyone is recreational riding is prohibited. Vehicles are only and/or any violation of these rules may, at the sole
parking privileges revoke
caught dum ping their tanks before, allowed on the facility when the owner is actually discretion of NHRA, result in penalties against the
nt. competing in the event. Spectators, guests, and non- owner and/or operator. Including, but not limited to
during, and/or after the eve participants are not allowed to bring pit vehicles onto immediate impoundment of the vehicle, loss of racing