Classes and Purse Information

Top Champion, Bruce Sisk

Top Champion, Bruce Sisk

Class Information

Top ET is a 1/8 mile finish line for cars racing  0-7.99 seconds.  Cars can use delay boxes, trans brakes and other electronic devices as outlined in the IHRA Rulebook. 

Modified ET is a 1/8 mile finish line (Points Races) and 1/4 mile finish line (other events)  racing 9.00 to 17.00 (all run in the 1/8 mile) for footbrake cars only (non electronics)

Street & Strip in an entry level class designed for street cars and mildly equipped competition vehicles running 11.50 and slower in the 1/4 mile (7.50 and slower 1/8 mile on AED ET Points Races).

Junior Dragsters are 1/2 scale racers equipped with 5 hp engines that have been modified for children 8-17 years old.  Many of the Junior Dragsters are capable of running over 70 mph in the 1/8 mile!

Purses/Entry  Fees

At AED Performance ET Points Events

Keith Dunkum the Modified ET Champ

Keith Dunkum the Modified ET Champ

Top ET

$1200 to win, $350 to runner up, $30 round money for each round won after 2nd round.  $45 entry fee, $40 re-entry.  PLUS winners receive an Iron Tree Trophy

Modified ET

$800 to win, $250 to runner up, $20 round money for each round won after 2nd round.  $35 entry fee, $30 re-entry – PLUS winners receive an Iron Tree Trophy

Street & Strip

Iron Tree Trophy to the Winner – Trophies to the Runner Up and Semi Finalists.  $15 entry (or gate fee whichever is higher) and re-entry is not available.

Junior Dragster

Iron Tree Trophy to the Winner – Trophies to the Runner Up and Semifinalists.  $15 entry (or gate fee whichever is higher) and $10 re-entry

At Regular ET Bracket Events

Purses are based on Car Count (see below) effective 8/15/11 

Top ET

1-20 cars is 100% payout to final rd ONLY 70% win and 30 % ru

21-30 – $800 win and $200 runner up plus round money

31-40 – $900 win and $200 runner up plus round money

41-50 – $1000 win and $250 runner up plus round money

51-60 – $1100 win and $300 runner up plus round money

61-up – $1200 win and $350 runner up plus round money

            $30 round money starts 2nd round won

Modified ET

1-20 cars is 100% payout to final round ONLY – 70% win and 30% ru

            21-35 – $600 win and $150 runner up plus round money

            36-49 – $700 win and $200 runner up plus round money

            50-up – $800 win and $250 runner up plus round money

            $20 round money starts 2nd round won

Regardless of car count (after 21 cars)- $30 Round Money in Superior Tire & Auto Top and $20 Round Money in Superior Tire & Auto Modified are in effect!

Back 2 Back Junior Dragster Champion Nicole Hayes

Back 2 Back Junior Dragster Champion Nicole Hayes

GOLD RUSH

Richmond Dragway offers the Gold Rush (Pro Purse) for an additional $10 fee.   100% of the Gold Rush Income for a particular class is paid back to the person who enrolled in the Gold Rush who got the furthest in eliminations.  Gold Rush is available for Top ET, Modified ET and Junior Dragster.