RCDRL Classes

2.5 IndexAll RunOutlaw – 4WDOutlaw ExtremeOutlaw Stadium – 2WDPro ModPro StockQuick-BracketStreet EliminatorTop Fuel Electric / NitroTraxxas Outlaw Funny CarTraxxas Pro Funny CarTraxxas Sportsman Funny CarYoung Gunners

Class Information & Rules
(check Rulebook for any changes)
For more detailed information including track records, field sizes, and current Champs, check DragTrac.com
If a class is listed as official within a division, that championship points are awarded at each points event and a season champion will be recognized.

2.5 Index
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Bracket
Pro Tree

These cars will run on a predetermined index (Time) decided by the local divisional members. “Run What You Brung” Including- Any scale vehicle up to 1/8 scale may compete. All will share the same index or (dial-in) time. Drivers that run under the said index will be disqualified. If both cars run under the said index then the car that is closest to the index wins. No maximum car count.


All Run
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Bracket
Full Tree

“Run What You Brung” Including- Any scale vehicle up to 1/8 scale may compete.
Depending on field size and time allowed 1 to 2 official time trial runs to help set the field. Bracket class/ handicap dial-in racing during eliminations. No maximum car count.


Outlaw – 4WD
Official in:
RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

“Run What You Brung” Off or On-road style vehicle body and chassis. Vehicles must have fully functional and operating front and rear shocks or struts suspension on front end. (In place of shocks at same location or within reason determined by RCDRL Marshall and Officials. Wheels may be outside of body or chassis.
Nitro .21 or smaller.
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.


Outlaw Extreme
Official in:

Heads Up
Pro Tree

No motor limit, any scale vehicle allowed up to 1/8 scale.
*May use TSM or any other driver assist mechanism in Outlaw Extreme ONLY
Nitro vehicles must have operating throttle return spring, constructed either of steel or ortho quality rubber band. Exhaust must deflect upwards.
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super/Grand National events may differ depending on car count


Outlaw Stadium – 2WD
Official in:
RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

“Run What You Brung” off-road style vehicle body and chassis. May be transformed to outlaw off road mods. Vehicles must have fully functional and operating front and rear shocks or struts suspension on front end. (In place of shocks at same location or within reason determined by RCDRL Marshall and Officials.) Wheels may be outside of body or chassis.
Nitro .21 or smaller.
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.


Pro Mod
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

Any drag race specific chassis with a maximum wheelbase of 12″ (Such as: Pro Stock, Pro Mod)
Total chassis length may not exceed 20 inches (Not including wheelie bar)
1/10 scale car or truck bodies allowed, Pro Stock or Pro Mod. Body must retain features and shape of original full sized car.
Any mass produced and commonly available brushed / brushless motor allowed.
Nitro engines .21 or smaller
2S LiPo battery maximum 10000 mAh Max. Maximum Voltage 8.44 volts.
Must have fender well cut out, must be able to see front and rear axles thru wheel well openings. No tires may protrude outside of body.
Rear spoilers are allowed up to 3.5 inches in length, with side dams up to 1 inch in height and up to 7 inches long. Spoiler must be attached to the trunk lid area. Wheelie bar may not be longer than 9″ from rear of chassis.
36 oz. minimum weight
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.


Pro Stock
Official in:
RCDRL Texas      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

Any full body coupe, roadster, sedan or sports car body allowed.
Rear spoilers are allowed up to 3.5 inches in length, with side dams up to 1 inch in height and up to 7 inches long. Spoiler must be attached to the trunk lid area. Wheelie bar may not be longer than 9″ from rear of chassis.
May use a receiver battery pack
19 inch maximum chassis length (Not including wheelie bar)
11 inch maximum wheelbase
11 inch maximum vehicle width
34 oz. minimum weight
Any mass produced and commonly available through hobby distributors 540 based cobalt or brushless motor allowed. Maximum motor can dimensions are 3.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in length measured from end bell to end.
LiPo Batteries: Any 1S LiPo, up to 10000 mAh with connectors (no hard soldering). Maximum Voltage 4.35 volts.
Nitro engines .12 or smaller.
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.


Quick-Bracket
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Bracket
Full Tree

“Run What You Brung” Including- Any scale vehicle up to 1/8 scale may compete. 2 qualifying passes, qualifying position based on quickest ET, quickest 16 cars qualify for elimination rounds. Cars must run less than 2.50 ET. Bracket handicap dial-in racing during eliminations after 16 car field is determined.


Street Eliminator
Official in:
RCDRL Texas      

Bracket
Full Tree

2 qualifying passes, qualifying position based on quickest ET, quickest 16 cars qualify for elimination rounds. 2 or 4 wheel drive (class will be 2wd only starting in 2019). Wheelbase 11″-14″. Rubber tires only. 2s LiPo 8.44 maximum volts. Must have at least 1/4 inch suspension travel in rear of car, front suspension optional. Bracket handicap dial-in racing during eliminations after 16 car field is determined.


Top Fuel Electric / Nitro
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

1/10 scale dragster body allowed. Body must be scale in appearance.
30 inch maximum wheelbase (Not including wheelie bar)
24 inch minimum wheelbase
10 inch maximum vehicle width
40 oz. Minimum weight (.38 oz. Minimum for NITRO)
Any mass produced and commonly available (brushless and brushed allowed). Maximum motor can dimensions are 2.5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches in length (measured from end bell to end bell)
Any 3S LiPo Lithium battery up to 12.66 maximum volts or 10 cell battery maximum NiCad or NiMh Sub C cells.
Up to .21 Nitro glow engine allowed
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.
*For TOP FUEL Licensing Requirement see page 8 in the RCDRL rulebook


Traxxas Outlaw Funny Car
Official in:

Heads Up
Pro Tree

“Run What You Brung” Traxxas funny car styled chassis class including DC Massey Drag chassis dragster conversions.
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.
Nitro .21 or smaller


Traxxas Pro Funny Car
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

Must have the following: Traxxas stock tires or Traxxas Weld Wheels, Stock Body, or Traxxas clear body custom painted (May have cut-outs at: header pipe, tail light flaps, and blower holes. No other cut outs allowed to body. Stock rear wing (No cuts to rear wing), stock chassis, TQi stock or Bluetooth radio system, motor, wiring, ESC, bearings, must remain stock. Allowed changes are the following:

Any pinion gear may be used, you must use a Traxxas Funny Car spur gear
Aftermarket steering servo (Must fit without modifying servo tray)
Deans (T-Plug) or Traxxas battery connector
Body cuts that reflect full size current NHRA body air vents
RLC Hobbies wheelie bar aftermarket modifications only
Hardware Hop-ups made by Traxxas for the Funny Car are acceptable
Single (LiPo) Lithium Polymer battery pack (2S or 3S) LiPo up to 11000 mAh max. Battery must fit in the original compartment with no modifications to chassis. Battery may not protrude on top of ESC. May use Velcro straps to hold down battery. Maximum Voltage 12.66 volts
Minimum weight without battery: 72 oz. (4.5lbs)
Any and all other changes must be approved by the RCDRL rules committee
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super/National events may differ depending on car count.


Traxxas Sportsman Funny Car
Official in:
RCDRL Texas      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

Must have the following: Traxxas stock tires or Traxxas Weld Wheels, Stock Body, or Traxxas clear body custom painted (May have cut-outs at: header pipe, tail light flaps, and blower hole. No other cuts allowed. Rear wing (No cuts to rear wing), stock chassis, TQi stock or Bluetooth radio system, motor, wiring, ESC, bearings, must remain stock. Allowed changes are the following:

Any pinion gear may be used, you must use a Traxxas Funny Car spur gear
Aftermarket steering servo (Must fit without modifying servo tray)
Deans (T-Plug) or Traxxas battery connector
Body cuts that reflect full size current NHRA body air vents
RLC Hobbies wheelie bar aftermarket modifications only
Hardware Hop-ups made by Traxxas for the Funny Car are acceptable
Single (LiPo) Lithium Polymer battery pack (2S) LiPo up to 11000 mAh max. Battery must fit in the original compartment with no modifications to chassis. Battery may not protrude on top of ESC. May use Velcro straps to hold down battery. Maximum Voltage 8.44 volts.
Minimum weight without battery: 72 oz. (4.5lbs)
Any and all other changes must be approved by the RCDRL rules committee
Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.


Young Gunners
Official in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Bracket
Full Tree

13 years old & younger. (Depending on field size and time allowed 1 to 2 official qualifying/time trial runs. Bracket class/ handicap dial-in racing during eliminations).
Crossing the center line or making contact with side rails- automatic disqualification does not apply to this class. Only hitting the (Speed trap or finish line) timing system equipment will constitute a disqualification. (Unless a car crosses center line and impedes other driver’s car, driver and car that impedes will be disqualified. The managing director/ officials will have the final say.
No maximum car count.


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