NHRA to Require Head Restraint for 150+ MPH in 2024 - Engine Builder Magazine

NHRA to Require Head Restraint for 150+ MPH in 2024

Officials with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) based in Glendora, CA, have announced new rules set to be implemented for the 2024 season and beyond. 

Beginning on January 1, 2024, head and neck restraint devices will be required for use in all vehicles that run 150 mph (or faster) or 7.49 seconds (or quicker). In addition, a neck collar, head sock, or skirted helmet must be used with the device. 

Officials also announced the Top Fuel/Funny Car lifter bore would be limited to 1.125 inches, effective immediately. 

Competitors looking for more information can visit nhraracer.com.

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