National Hot Rods Irish Open
The elite National Hot Rods are heading to Southern Ireland this weekend for the National Hot Rods Irish Open and Pat Canavan Memorial which should see a action packed weekend of racing supporting the Lightning World Final at Tipperary Raceway . With entries from Scotland, England and Northern Ireland see current World Champion #17 Robert Mcdonald and British Champion Glenn Bell leading entries for this weekend's meeting. Leading UK entries see #42 Shane Bland and #92 Jack Blood and the new fiesta of #39 Terry Hunn make the trip across the water. All kicks off Saturday afternoon first race away at 4pm.
Drivers entries 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.
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.