Active Texas Classes

Class Information
Class Rules (check Rulebook for any changes)

2.5 Index
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL California       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.

RCDRL Texas
2.50 Index
Max Field: 64
Qual Rounds: 1
Qual Pos By: Dial
Lane Choice By: Dial
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:


All Run
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL California       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.

RCDRL Texas
All Run Bracket
Max Field: 64
Qual Rounds: 1
Qual Pos By: RT
Lane Choice By: RT
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Melissa Young


Pro Mod
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

• Any drag race specific chassis with a maximum wheelbase of 12 inches (Such as: Pro Stock, Pro Mod)
• Total chassis length may not exceed 20 inches (Not including wheelie bar)
• 1/10 scale marketed car or truck bodies allowed. Such as: Pro Stock, Pro Mod. Body must retain features and shape of original full sized car.
• Any mass produced and commonly available brushed / brushless motor allowed or Nitro engines .21 or smaller.
• 2S LiPo battery maximum 10000 mAh Max
• 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 inches from rear of chassis.
• 37 oz. minimum weight
• Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.

RCDRL Texas
Pro Mod (2s)
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: ET
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Ant Wren

Record Holder:
Stuart Montgomery Sr
1.428 – 06/25/17


Pro Stock
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL California      

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 inches 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
• 35 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 4.22 volts.
• Quickest 16 cars will qualify for eliminations at local points races. Super National events may differ depending on car count

RCDRL Texas
Pro Stock (1s)
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: ET
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:

Record Holder:
Jerry Shields
1.660 – 08/12/17


Quick-16
Active in:
RCDRL Texas      

Bracket
Full Tree

• “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.
• 2 qualifying passes.
• Quickest 16 cars make the show. Bracket handicap dial-in racing during eliminations after 16 car field are determined.

RCDRL Texas
Quick 16 Bracket
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: RT
Bonus Points: R1 RT

Current Champ:
Jeff Schmidt


Top Fuel Electric / Nitro
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL California       RCDRL Louisiana      

Heads Up
Pro Tree

• 1/10 scale dragster body allowed. Body must be scaled 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 12.64 maximum voltage or 10 cell battery maximum NiCad or NiMh Sub C cells.
• Up to .21 Nitro glow engine allowed. 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 point’s races. Super National events may differ depending on car count.

• *For TOP FUEL Licensing Requirement see RCDRL Rulebook page 6 (2017 Revision 1.02)

RCDRL Texas
Top Fuel (3s)
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: ET
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Ant Wren

Record Holder:
Jim Little
1.274 – 10/03/15


Traxxas Pro Funny Car
Active in:
RCDRL Texas       RCDRL California       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)
• 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.
• 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.

RCDRL Texas
Traxxas Pro Funnycar (3s)
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: ET
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Scott Davis

Record Holder:
Scott Davis
2.110 – 07/15/17


Traxxas Sportsman Funny Car
Active in:
RCDRL California       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)
• 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.
• 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.

RCDRL Texas
Traxxas Sportsman Funnycar (2s)
Max Field: 16
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: ET
Lane Choice By: ET
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Bill Wagner

Record Holder:
Bill Wagner
2.374 – 09/03/16


Young Gunners
Active in:
RCDRL California       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.

RCDRL Texas
Young Gunners
Max Field: 64
Qual Rounds: 2
Qual Pos By: RT
Lane Choice By: RT
Bonus Points: Qual Pos

Current Champ:
Paxton Pfeil


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