MOPAR® CONTINGENCY PROGRAMS
Dodge and Mopar®-powered drag racers in multiple NHRA Sportsman categories can capitalize on high-performance finishes through participation in the Mopar Contingency Programs.
Many Mopar-powered Sportsman racers, including Dodge Challenger Drag Pak competitors, are eligible for awards. Qualified vehicles containing specified Mopar Parts that carry the Mopar Contingency decal can all earn performance rewards.
Contingency Program Administered Through NHRA
• Display the Mopar decal and be eligible for monetary awards. The contingency decal is available at the Mopar display during scheduled NHRA events
• Contingency categories consist of:
» Drag Pak
» Mopar Valve Covers
» Mopar Intake Manifold
» Mopar Cylinder Heads
Magneti Marelli Offered by Mopar Drag Pak Rewards Program
Started in February at the season-opening NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, California, it is open to all year Drag Pak race vehicles (2009–2015).
To get involved, Drag Pak racers must display the Drag Pak Rewards decal (available at NHRA events) on their vehicles, then earn points for the following:
DRAG PAK CONTINGENCY POINTS AWARDS:
• Divisional Entry – 5 Pts
• Divisional Runner-Up – 5 Pts
• Divisional Win – 10 Pts
• National Entry – 10 Pts
• National Runner-Up – 10 Pts
• National Win – 15 Pts
• Shootout Entry – 15 Pts
• Shootout Runner-Up – 15 Pts
• Shootout Win – 20 Pts
At the end of the season, points will be tabulated and the top 20 points earners will receive a weighted payout based on the number of events entered and runner-up/wins. Sign up to participate at any time throughout the season.
17TH ANNUAL HEMI® CHALLENGE RACE AT THE U.S. NATIONALS
The 17th edition of the battle of the best NHRA SS/AH Sportsman class competitors, all unfolding at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis during the NHRA U.S. Nationals. The battle recognizes 1968 HEMI® engine-powered Dart and Barracuda’s place in Mopar and NHRA history. Each racer vies for a unique HEMI Challenge trophy of an actual HEMI engine cylinder head and a $15,000 first place prize. A limited edition, signed piece of art will be given to each team that qualifies.
SPORTSMAN APPRECIATION NIGHT
The Mopar brand will host grassroots racers at the annual Mopar Sportsman Appreciation Night during the U.S. Nationals. The event is a giant celebration for Mopar and Dodge sportsmen racers, featuring food, drinks, tech seminars, Q&A sessions and multiple Mopar prize giveaways.
THE TOM HOOVER EXCELLENCE AWARD
Awards a $4,260 bonus and Hoover trophy to the Mopar driver who accumulates the most points in either Stock or Super Stock racing over the course of the season. Named in honor of Chrysler race engineer and legendary “Father of the Gen II HEMI” Tom Hoover.
DRAG PAK NATIONAL RECORDS IN STOCK AND SUPER STOCK
Awards $500 for a Drag Pak National Record and plaque award.
FACTORY SHOOTOUT WINS
Awards $3,000 for overall win and plaque award.
AND ALSO …
Factory support engineers will be on-site at many NHRA National events in 2017 to offer guidance and performance advice. Follow Mopar and Dodge racers at blog.mopar.com.