Brown’s Oil E.T. Bracket Series Testing

This is a Friday test session ahead of the April 23-24 Brown’s Oil E.T. Bracket Series/JEGS Super Quick doubleheader weekend! Competitors will receive the opportunity to test before the race weekend, and individuals looking to make licensing and testing runs will be permitted on this day.

Testing and licensing runs WILL NOT be permitted on April 23 or April 24 during event competition.

WHEN
Main Gate Opens for Stacking at 12:00 PM ET
Parking Begins at 3:00 PM ET
Test and Tune Session Begins at 5:00 PM
Test and Tune Session Ends at 8:00 PM

WHERE
Enter through the Main Gate off U.S. Highway 136
Pit on the East Side unless otherwise noted.

CAR & DRIVER COST (BRACKET)
The cost to participate in the test session will be $35 for racers.

ADDITIONAL PRICING INFORMATION
Friday Night Camping – $20
Crew/Spectator – $15
Kids 12 and Under – FREE

FUEL PRICES
98 – $9.70
110 – $8.99
112 – $9.75
116 – $12.15

What is a Bracket Race?
A bracket drag race is a straight-line acceleration contest between two cars, usually starting at different times, from a standing start over a specified distance, usually a quarter-mile or an eighth-mile. Racers line up in front of a countdown device called a Christmas Tree. When they leave the starting line, timers record how long it takes them to reach the finish line. This is called elapsed time, or ET for short. Top speed is also recorded.

Getting Started
The best way to get your feet wet is to go to a “test and tune” session. Most tracks have them weekly, including Lucas Oil Raceway at our Wild Wednesday events. For a small fee, you can practice your starting line procedure, learn how the car reacts to tuning changes, and make passes down the track without the pressure of racing against someone.

You should also take time to watch how other racers do things, and most importantly, ask questions. Most racers will be happy to give you pointers on improving your technique.

Competing
When you’re ready to race against other people, you can compete in your track’s weekly series. Your car will be put in a category, or class, based on the elapsed time of your car. Top speed is not a factor in bracket racing. You will need to determine how quick you think your car will be. This is called the dial-in. When you are matched up with another car, the dial-ins are compared, and the slower car is given a head start equal to the difference between the two. To win, you want to run as close to your dial-in as possible without going faster, or “breaking out.”

Click here for the full “Drag Racing 101” brochure by Summit Racing Equipment.

Racer Payout Forms
Please fill out ONE (1) Racer payout form for the season.  You will not need to sign this form until you come to the Racer Payout room to receive a winning check.  Once you have filled out a copy of the racer payout form, please email it back to Gabbi Baker at gbaker@nhra.com.

Indiana W9
Please fill out one (1) W9 for the 2022 season and send to Gabbi Baker at gbaker@nhra.com.  You are welcome to bring your completed W9 to the first ET Bracket race as well.

August 31, 2022 10:00 AM
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