TOP ELIMINATOR CLASS (4.99 and quicker)
Vehicles with an automatic transmission must have N.H.R.A. approved
shield that covers 180 degrees of top half of the transmission or a blanket that
covers the transmission 360 degrees.
Vehicles with a standard transmission must have an N.H.R.A. approved
scatter shield or blanket. Homemade
scatter shield allowed if steel plate (1/8”) is fully welded and covers 360
degrees of bell housing.
Drive shaft loops front and rear, at center of drive shaft. 1/8” steel minimum, 360 degrees.
U-joint shields of 360 degrees 1/16” thickness recommended on all
exposed drive shaft U-joints.
A roll cage attached to the frame in at least 6 points, with bracing bars
connecting the front and the rear roll bars on both sides.
The cage must totally enclose the driver’s body when strapped into the
vehicle. This may be accomplished
by running two support braces from both sides of the front hoop to the frame and
a brace from both frame rails to protect the driver’s legs in the case of a
If the roll cage is designed in such a way that the driver’s arm(s)
could extend out of the cage during a roll over then the vehicle must be
equipped with either window net(s) or arm restraints.