NHRPA National Hot Rod 'Rules of Racing' - 2016/17 proposed changes (summary format)

To all National Hot Rod drivers, promoters and officials:

The NHRPA would like to communicate a summary of proposed changes to the NHR 'rules of racing' in readiness for the 2016/17 season.


The 2016 National Hot Rod

Championship of the World

and Spedeweekend

Ipswich July 2/3


Tyres and Wildcard criteria plus Pit Parking  Here

All 34 Qualifiers

Wildcard support cars ENTRY

Mikey Godfrey's New Blog


"I was doubting we could qualify at all.  But I’m really happy to have finished tenth!"


A New Arrival

2016 Motorsport News Thunder 500

Graham Brown  Shane Murray produced something of a shock win in the traditional World Final warm-up event, the Ulsterman taking a heat and final double in order to take the title for the first time  Full Story

Martin Kingston and Steve Weston's PHOTOS


Latest International Penalty Points HERE

All Expenses Paid South Africa Trip for
2016 World Champion


Spedeworth International and The Rock Raceway South Africa have once again come up with a superb prize package for the new 2016 National Hot Rod World Champion who will be crowned at Ipswich on July 2/3

Full Story

New role for John Sibbald

Scottish star racer John Sibbald has agreed to work with National Hot Rod racing in Scotland to be a co-ordinator and representative going forward.   Full story

NEW Statement from Deane Wood

M.D. Spedeworth International - 22nd June

To all National Hot Rod Drivers, Car Constructors and Officials

Read this document HERE

2016 National Hot Rod World Final

Press Day

Friday 17th June saw the return to Foxhall Raceway of the once regular pre-world final press day and shakedown session.  The weather was a bit of a disappointment once the cars took to the track, nevertheless the day was a success in PR terms for the formula.

Martin Kingston's photos in the Gallery

Driver's View

Runner-up in the 2016 National Hot Rod English points - by just one point, after 14 rounds of racing - #42 Shane Bland tells us what's on his mind right now.


Why I race National Hot Rods.
Shane Bland

Carl Boardley Motorsport Ginetta G40R

National Hot Rod build


Four time National Hot Rod world champion and National Hot Rod car and engine build guru Carl Boardley takes us through the story so far of his brand new to our sport, Ginetta NHR.

Part one HERE


Racing and technical regs, plus NHRPA licence application and all NHRPA updates


Latest Blogs from our top National Hot Rod racers Mikey Godfrey and Jason Kew

For Sale

Everything National Hot Rod and NHR related - cars, transporters and spares

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