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SoCal Challengers at the Red List Series #2: 1320 Nights

When:  Saturday, August 22, 2015, 07:00pm - 11:55pm

The 2nd Annual Red List Series Drag Racing Event brings you "1320 Nights" which will be a RACE & CAR SHOW and will take place at Famoso Raceway on August 22nd, 2015. The event hosts everyone vs everyone Drag Racing where all racers fight for the #1 spot on the infamous Red List and the $1000 grand prize and also an exhibit car show for all the sick rides out here! The event expects many fans, racers, and showcars from all around the West to attend and be part of an epic Saturday of racing! Who will be crowned as the 2nd member of The Red List?

The event draws racers and showcars from all over the Western region competing for a the grand prize and a spot in history. The racing event brings you side by side racing action from just about every type of car from Japanese Imports, Domestics, and exotic Euros in drag racing featuring the top underground, airstrip, and drag race cars in the country! Showcars will be battling it out for who has the best appeal and look on their rides! All of the online trash talking and bashing ends here; The Red List Series are the proving grounds to take your as one of the most feared racers in the racing world. Reputations will be tested, egos will be burned, friendships will be made, and rivalries will begin!

Spectators from all over are welcomed to come witness this event! Bring your friends and family for a fun day at the track. Make sure those cell phones and cameras have enough battery to photograph and record all of the epic races of the day because we’ll be posting the fan submitted favorite races of the day afterwards for millions of people around the world to view! #theredlistgroup #theredlistseries #trls #trlg

What: ¼ mile Drag Racing Competition and Car Show!
When: August 22nd, 2015, Gates open at 4:30 PM. Mandatory drivers meeting at 6:30 PM.
Where: Famoso Raceway. 33559 Famoso Rd, McFarland, CA (2 hrs north LA, 2.5 hrs south of Bay area)

Deep in the Southern Californian Desert, high horsepower street cars have begun overwhelming the street and track scene up and down the west coast. These cars terrorized the streets and tracks throughout the West yet no proof outside of the region has ever been logged, until now. A list with the idea of housing the best drag racers in the entire West has now been created. History will never forget the most feared racers in the country as they become part of The Red list. Welcome to The Red List Series.

Saturdays Events
For racing, NHRA rules and regulations as far is vehicle and personal safety equipment will be in effect in respect to certain ET’s (i.e. Snell Approved helmets, Cages, Fire suits, Fire jackets, etc). We highly recommend fire suits and fire jackets, as well as other safety devices such as a HANS’s device and fire extinguisher for all even if it’s not needed for your particular ET bracket. For the car show, the classes are listed way below. Show cars will be lined up on a first come first serve bases starting in the outside racing staging lanes and going back into the pit area. Come early to grab your spot quick next to all the action!

The address of Famoso Raceway is 33559 Famoso Rd, McFarland, CA

4:30 PM Gates opens
4:30-8:00 PM Tech inspection for racers
4:30-8:00 PM Driver registration
6:30 PM MANDATORY Drivers meeting
6:57 PM National Anthem
6:59 PM “Drivers, start your engines!!”
7:00 PM The Red List Drag Racing starts
7:30 PM Judging begins for "The Red List Exhibit" Car Show
9:00 PM Judging ends for "The Red List Exhibit" Car Show
10:00 PM "The Red List Exhibit" Car Show Award Ceremony
12:00 AM The Red List Drag Racing ends
12:30 AM Racing Trophy Ceremony, The Red List Induction

ONLINE Pricing (register and pay online, gate prices are more expensive)
GENERAL SPECTATOR ADMISSION (only allowed in pits and spectator stands)
Adult (12 or older).............. $12
Kids 1-11................ $7

PIT CREW/MEDIA PERSONNEL ADMISSION (allowed in staging lanes, starting line, pits, etc)
Adult (13 or older).............. $25

THE RED LIST EXHIBIT CAR SHOW ADMISSION (allowed in staging lanes, starting line, pits, etc)
Adult (13 or older).............. $25 (See information way below)

Heads-Up/Grudge Match Class Entry Fee.............$125 Entry Fee

VIP Pit Area/Fast Lane Pass......................$25
(For racers only, 25 Spots Available, front line pit area and Fast lane pass for staging lanes to avoid long lines)

General Spectator Parking..........................Free
General Pit Area Parking (for racers)......................Free

Grand Prize Comp Saturday Night
For those that paid the extra little bit of money and entered the Grand Prize Competition, Saturday is your day to shine and your chance to go home with $1000, trophies, and best of all…a spot on The Red List. Only the Top 25 scoring racers will be ranked. The highest scoring racer, #1, will take home to prize and become an official member of The Red List.

Scoring system
In order to be ranked, you must have a Top 25 score. Anytime you make a pass quicker than 13.50, win against your opponent, and/or do well on your 60’/RT you score. Below is the scoring matrix:

Scores for times
8.99 or faster= 9 pts
9.00-9.49= 8 pts
9.50-9.99= 5 pts
10.00-10.49= 4 pts
10.50-10.99= 3 pts
11.00-11.49= 2 pts
11.50-13.49= 1 pts
13.50 or slower= Forfeiture of points for that pass

Scores for wins/starts/DNF
Win= 3 pts (only for 9.50-13.49 ETs)
60’ quicker than 1.70= 1 pt (only for 9.50-13.49 ETs)
RT better than .100 = 1 pt
Red light or DNF= Forfeiture of points for that pass

Total Point Tie Breaker
If there is a tie in points, the person with the best average reaction time will take the lead over the other.

1st place- $1,000, Trophy, and induction to The Red List
2nd place- Trophy
3rd place- Trophy

Quickest ET Trophy
Quickest Domestic Trophy
Quickest Classic Trophy (1979 or Older)
Quickest Japanese Import Trophy
Quickest Euro Trophy
Quickest Exotic Trophy (MSRP of car over $120,000 or closest to it)

Car rules/regs
General Safety: All vehicles must conform to general NHRA safety rules.
Body: Any year vehicle is allowed. Lightweight components are limited to hood, front fenders, decklid, trunks/hatches, sunroofs, wings, ground effects, roof, quarter panels and bumpers only. One-piece front ends are not permitted.
Chassis: All cars must retain complete stock chassis. Notching of chassis for clearance is permitted. Aftermarket “K” members are permitted.
Suspension: Coil-overs allowed. Aftermarket front control arms, rear control arms, and sub-frame connectors are permitted. Aftermarket struts and shocks are permitted. Wheelie bars are prohibited on all cars.
Lights: Headlights and brake lights are required (one headlight may be removed for induction).
Windows: All windows must be OEM glass (Rear window only may be made of lexan).
Interior: Dashboard is required. Passenger seat(s) and other interior panels may be removed. Aftermarket seats, gauges, and interior are permitted.
Exhaust: Muffler(s) are not required. Exhaust may exit anywhere.
Electronics: Two-steps, data loggers, aftermarket ECU’s, and engine management systems are allowed.
Driveline: Aftermarket axles, ring and pinions, final drive, spools, and differentials are permitted. Other OEM or aftermarket center sections and rear-ends may be replaced only if is a direct bolt in. IRS suspension cars may convert to straight axle only if it is a direct bolt in.
Transmission: Manual or Auto transmissions are permitted. Any style automatic transmission is permitted. Trans-brakes are permitted. Manual transmissions are permitted to use aftermarket stock-style clutch assisted transmissions. Sequential transmissions are permitted. Aftermarket bell housings are permitted.
Clutch: Any amount of discs can be used (any type of disk material is permitted). Clutch must be manually operated by driver’s foot if car has manual transmission.
Shifter: Shifter must be H-pattern. Strain gauges are permitted. Air shifters are allowed.
Fuel: Gasoline and Ethanol up to E98 are permitted. Alcohol is prohibited.
Fuel System: Electric fuel pumps only are permitted. Aftermarket fuel cells are permitted, and may be mounted anywhere.
Oiling System: Dry sump oil system or external oil pumps are only permitted on naturally aspirated cars, or if car was OEM equipped with a dry sump and car is using complete OEM oiling system.
Tires: Maximum size slick or bias ply tire is 28.0” x 11.5”. Any size DOT radial tire is permitted.
Cages: For those who are wondering, According to NHRA “Unaltered 2008 OEM model year and newer production cars running slower than 10.00 and 135 mph do not have to meet the requirements and specifications for the Summit Sportsman ET safety rules except for the following: Convertibles and T-top entries must meet the minimum specifications listed in ET Bracket section for roll bar and roll cage requirement. Vehicles must pass all state highway safety requirements in which the vehicle is registered prior to acceptance. The vehicles OEM installed anti lock brakes, airbag function and seat belts as well as any other related system must be functional as per the manufacturers specifications at all times.”. Besides that, conform to the regular roll bar and cage rules for the times you want to run.

The Red List Exhibit Car show Saturday Night (7:00 PM-11:59PM, Judging from 7:30 PM-9:00 PM)

The Red List Exhibit
-Best Domestic Car/Truck/SUV (All Domestic cars w/ MSRP under $120,000)
-Best Import Car/Truck/SUV (All Japanese or Euro Import w/ MSRP under $120,000)
-Best Exotic Car/Truck/SUV (All cars w/ MSRP $120,000 or more)
-Best Bike

Scoring based on the following:
-EXTERIOR BODY (How clean?, Cool Mods ?, Paint job on point? )
-ENGINE BAY (How clean?, Cool Mods ?, Paint job on point? )
-STANCE (How extreme is the Alignment?)
-WHEELS (How Clean?, Relative Size to theme of car?)
-INTERIOR (How Clean?, Proper Gauge set up?, Audio/Video Systems?)

Refund Policy
There will be no refunds due to our NO REFUND policy. Broken vehicles, missed flights, illness, flat tires, weather, catastrophe or any other failures to participate due to unforeseen or foreseen circumstance will not result in refund. A credit may be given on case by case basis only if it’s requested 48hrs in advance or more. To receive credit, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Normal Pit area/VIP Pit area/Spectator Parking
RV’s, trailers, and vehicles will not be allowed onto Famoso Raceway grounds until the day of the event. Once on the track property you may pit anywhere you would like outside of the VIP Pit Area and Sponsor area which will be marked off. Spectators are reminded that they may not park in pit area unless they have integral pieces of equipment that are needed to prep race cars.

Conduct on track premise
•Pick up your own trash
•Do not mock opponents
•No fighting
•No animals in the staging lanes or on track
•No kids unaccompanied without adult under age 12 in staging lanes or on track
•No alcohol
•5 mph speed limit in pit area and staging lanes
•If you do not have proper wrist band credentials(aka not crew), you are only allowed in pit area and spectator stands
•No drugs
•Just plain and simple, behave yourself at all times

As an attendee of this event, violations to our rules and regulations, but not limited to, may result in being banned from the event without refunds.

Let's have some fun.  Thank you everyone who will be attending this event to race, support, watch, and have fun! In all of the hype and excitement, many rivalries will begin and friendships will be made. Make the most of the event, but keep your eye on the prize. Are you ready to make it onto The Red List?

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Auto Club Famoso Raceway
33559 Famoso Road
Location Telephone:  (661) 399-2210

Click on the map for more information on the location and directions.

Latitude:  35.60214233      Longitude:  -119.13898468


Contact : Jesse Iwuji
Event Category:  Races


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