Simpson Race Exhausts Renew Sponsorship ofNational Hot Rods World Series NI

DMC Race Promotions are delighted to announce that Simpson Race Exhausts have renewed their sponsorship OF National Hot Rods World Series NI, which begins this Saturday evening (August17th) at Aghadowey Oval. The feature race final winner at each round of the series will receive a cash bonus courtesy of Matt Simpson at Simpson Race Exhausts. 


BTCC ace Simpson, also a former National Hot Rods European Champion, is very enthusiastic about the sponsorship package. “It’s a great pleasure to be supporting the Northern Irish series again after we have seen a significant gain in sales over the past 12 months. We as a company look forward to supporting World Series NI for another great season ahead.


"Darren Black from DMC Race Promotions was also full of praise for the deal. “We can’t thank Matt enough for his kind sponsorship of Simpson Race Exhausts World Series NI. Last year we had a very successful series which went right down to the last race of the final round. The Northern Ireland series is arguably the most competitive of them all, with top quality drivers on show at every round. Our partnership with one of motorsport’s most recognisable companies in Simpson Race Exhausts can only help the series to develop even more.”

A number of new and returning drivers will be on show over the coming year in Simpson Race Exhausts World Series NI, with Portadown’s Adam Hylands beginning the defence of his title this Saturday evening at Aghadowey Oval.

National Hot Rods This Weekend


This weekend sees us back racing at Tipperary(Round 2), Aghadowey(Round 1) and Buxton(Round 2) for all there current world qualifying series.

Saturday evening sees us at Tipperary Raceway for round 2 of the Advance Tyres world qualifying series and with numbers on the way back up with cars, things are looking good for Tipperary. The winner of the final gets a Hoosier race tire sponsored by At the moment the competition on track at Tipperary in national hotrods makes for exciting racing and heres to a great night of racing under the floodlights.

Sunday then sees the national hotrods head to Buxton Raceway for Round 2 of the Hoosier Race Tires world qualifying series England. Leading the entries is current World and National Champoin #17 Rob McDonald. The National HotRod machines will be an impressive sight around the tight confines of Buxton Raceway, the meeting will be a learning curve for all drivers except perhaps for one or two that used to race Hot Rods here in years gone by.


All entries for this weekend race meetins can be seen HERE



It has come to the Nhrpa’s attention that there is no provision in the technical rules with regard to blanking off the EGR port in the Number four exhaust port in the ford Duratec cylinder head.

We the Nhrpa have decided to put out an amendment with immediate affect that the EGR port may be blanked off by means of a metal plug.

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Confirmation of 2018/19 Rule Amendments



The top points scorers in each region will be red grade drivers the amount of red grade drivers will be decided at each round depending on the amount of cars in each region.

In the English series this will be the top six in the points will be red grade drivers.


Last Round in each region

The ‘Dropped’ Round Score concept of dropping a driver’s lowest scores from the points chart at the end of the World Series will continue for all nations. In 2018/2019 this will be lowest scores from two rounds.Dropped round scores cannot include meetings where a driver is banned from racing or was loaded up or the last round in each region

The last round grids will be drawn as normal in the grades.

The points for the year will then be updated for the final.

The final of the last round will be points chart order highest points pole.



At each Round of a drivers chosen region a drivers can log one new tyre slick or wet (new wet tyres can be logged at a dry meeting)

If a driver plays his Joker round up to four new tyres can be logged slicks/wets or a mix it is the driver’s choice.


Post Race Checks

A minimum of the first three cars over the finishing line will report to the scrutineer for post-race checks.

It is the Driver responsibility to report to the scrutineer with his car before returning to his pit area.

Driver will be disqualified from the race if they fail to report to the scrutineer for post-race checks

New Hoosier Tyre Compound


The Hoosier H10 will be introduced to National Hot Rod racing from the 2018 Championship of the World in July.


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