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 must be a Predator 5.2L found in the 2020/2021 GT500
Radiator required in the OEM location.
Any header size/tubing permitted. Open headers, downpipe OK.
OEM or aftermarket tank in trunk or stock location. Fuel cell in engine bay not permitted.
All fuels permitted
OEM wet sump only.
OEM style intake intercoolers or Air to Air intercoolers permitted. Must be contained within the engine compartment.
8.8″ or 9″
Tremec DCT only
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.
OEM or tubular stock type control arms required which must be attached in stock location.
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.
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
Spindle mount wheels prohibited.
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.
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.
Stock, unaltered firewall required.
OEM PCM is permitted.
Aftermarket PCM is prohibited.
Aftermarket transmission controller is prohibited.
Delay boxes are prohibited