2020+ GT500 Shootout

Sponsored by Evolution Performance 

NOTICE: Rules are subject to change without notice.

2020/2021 GT500 Shootout is a racing class specifically for the new generation of GT500s equipped with the Tremec DCT Transmission. This is a heads-up class.

QUALIFYING INFORMATION, LADDER TYPE, & TREE

All run qualifying, NHRA Pro Ladder, .400 pro tree, 1/4 mile, Courtesy Stage (encouraged not required).

MINIMUM WEIGHT/WEIGHT BREAKS (ALL WEIGHTS INCLUDE DRIVER)

No Minimum Weight

FRONT END SUSPENSION

Stock replacement front suspension only.

ENGINE

Engine must be a Predator 5.2L found in the 2020/2021 GT500

COOLING SYSTEM

Radiator required in the OEM location.

EXHAUST

Any header size/tubing permitted. Open headers, downpipe OK.

FUEL-DELIVERY SYSTEM

OEM or aftermarket tank in trunk or stock location. Fuel cell in engine bay not permitted.

FUEL

All fuels permitted

TURBOCHARGERS

Permitted.

SUPERCHARGERS:

Permitted.

NITROUS

Permitted.

OILING SYSTEM

OEM wet sump only.

INTAKE MANIFOLD

OEM style intake intercoolers or Air to Air intercoolers permitted. Must be contained within the engine compartment.

REAREND

8.8″ or 9″

TRANSMISSION

Tremec DCT only

K-MEMBERS

Aftermarket k-members permitted, but must attach to the chassis using only the original factory OEM type mounting bolts in the factory mounting location. Motor plates ok. No part of the k-member may be permanently attached to the chassis. K-member may be modified in oil pan area to allow oil pan enlargement or removal. No front halfed cars. Car must maintain the OEM front end.

CONTROL ARMS

OEM or tubular stock type control arms required which must be attached in stock location.

SHOCKS/STRUTS/SPRINGS

OEM or aftermarket shocks/struts/springs permitted. May use coil overs.

STOCK TYPE SUSPENSION

Stock type suspension may utilize aftermarket, direct replacement type suspension components including aftermarket replacement shocks, springs, coil overs and/or control arms. All stock type 3-link must maintain stock lateral angles and attachment points but may be moved up or down on rear axle.

PANHARD BARS

Permitted.

TORQUE ARMS

Prohibited

WISHBONE

Prohibited

MINITUB

Prohibited.

FRAME

Stock unaltered frame rails required. Sub-frames may be joined under car. If connector protrudes through floor, floor must be completely welded to connector. Stock front /rear sub-frames must remain stock, unaltered, and in stock location

TIRES & WHEELS

All Tire sizes permitted

WHEELS:

Spindle mount wheels prohibited.

INTERIOR

Must have factory dash. Full carpet. Passenger seats not required. Aftermarket front seats are permitted. Rear seats may be removed or have a rear seat delete. If Kirkey or other Aluminum seat is added, it must be properly secured to a harness bar or cage. If ballast is used, it must be secured to prevent movement in all directions (including roll overs). Must have functional AC/Heat. All of these items will be thoroughly check before each round.

BODY

OEM steel shell required. Aftermarket parts are permitted as long as factory appearing and are limited to hoods, doors and rear trunk only. Hoods are mandatory. Must have functional headlights and turn signals.

WINDSHIELD & WINDOWS

OEM glass only. No Optic Armor windows or other Lexan glass.

FIREWALL

Stock, unaltered firewall required.

ELECTRONICS

OEM PCM is permitted. 

Aftermarket PCM is prohibited. 

Aftermarket transmission controller is prohibited. 

Delay boxes are prohibited