Outlaw  10.5 is a heads-up class for all types of vehicles. Cars may utilize full tube chassis or back half chassis. There are no restrictions on front or rear suspensions other than NHRA requirements. Legal combinations include the use of nitrous oxide, supercharger, turbocharger and normal aspiration at different weight breaks for parity. All entries compete on a specially designed  M/T or Goodyear 33x10.5W or 31x10.5W  slick.

                              Class Description

Steel, aluminum, fiberglass and carbon fiber bodies and body parts are allowed as long as the car retains it's original appearance and profile. Pro Street & Pro Mod type bodies are permitted. Wheel well openings can be modified for tire clearance. Rear wings are allowed, but may not extend more than 28 inches from the transition point with the body to the tip. The drivers and passenger doors must be fully operational and must open from the outside. The PSCA reserves the right to add weight penalties for any body modification that does not fit within the current rules.

The use of bracket racing aids such as optical sensors, delay boxes, stutter boxes, and throttle stops are not allowed.

Any chassis and suspension combination that passes NHRA safety standards is allowed.

Moving stock firewall rearward for engine installation permitted. Each car in competition must be equipped with a minimum of .024-inch steel or .032-inch aluminum firewall, extending from side to side of the body and from the top of the engine compartments upper seal (hood, cowl, or deck) to the bottom of the floor and / or belly pan.

No restrictions

No restrictions

See Weight Guide below

After market blocks are permitted.

(See weight section for breakdown)

The maximum allowable engine setback is no more than 10% of the wheelbase as measured from centerline of front spindle to center of furthest forward spark plug hole.

No Restrictions.

Gasoline & Alcohol only (No Nitro) The PSCA reserves the right to check gasoline at any time during competition. The addition of chemical additives intended to alter the makeup of the gasoline for increased performance is strictly prohibited. During fuel check, a competitor must identify the brand of gasoline being used. The sample will be considered illegal if it does not match the baseline results (ex. color, dielectric reading +or-.2, and chemical tests) logged by PSCA. Failure to pass fuel check is grounds for disallowance of the run during competition and disqualification from the event during eliminations.

Any cylinder head is allowed as long as only 1 spark plug per cylinder is functional.

Entries may utilize only 1 Distributor or Mag..

All Outlaw 10.5 cars must utilize an NHRA-accepted lower engine oil-retention device; may use a belly pan in lieu of a device attached to the engine. The belly pan must extend from framerail to framerail and extend forward of the harmonic balancer and rearward of the flywheel and must incorporate a minimum 2- inch-high lip on all sides. A nonflammable, oil-absorbent liner mandatory inside of retention device.

On board diagnostic computers and recorders are permitted. Memory and playback tachometers are allowed.

All nitrous systems are allowed. Nitrous oxide commercially available, thermostatically controlled blanket-type warmer accepted. Any other external heating of bottle(s) prohibited. The use of any agents other than nitrous oxide as part of, or mixed with, this pressurized fuel system is prohibited. Nitrous oxide may not be used in conjunction with supercharger(s) or turbocharger(s). If entry is teched in at a non-nitrous weight break, all nitrous oxide lines, fittings, solenoids, and bottles must be removed before car is allowed to pass tech.

Single - Twin Turbo - Supercharger allowed (See weight Adds)
Turbo: Single no limit (see weight section) Twins 91.000mm max ea. (see weight section)  Turbo is measured on the inlet compressor wheel diameter (tip-to-tip) at the point where the leading edge of the compressor wheel meets the inlet housing and also inside diameter of the inlet (No Stepped Wheels).
Centrifugal Superchargers: are limited to any single or twin F2's max.  Intercoolers are allowed.
Roots: limited to a single 14-71; 19 inches maximum case length, 11 1/4-inch case width, rotor cavity diameter 5.840 inches maximum, variable multi-speed supercharger devices prohibited. NO SCREW-TYPE SUPERCHARGERS. Supercharger restraint systems required on Roots-type units. Nitrous oxide not allowed in combination with supercharger or turbocharger.

Front tires must have a minimum tread width of 4.5 inches. Front tires do not have to be DOT approved. Rear tire size Mickey Thompson's or Goodyear 29, 31 or 33 x 10.5w Slicks 

              (All weights are race-ready, car with driver)

3000 lbs Base Weight

Weight Deductions:
Deduct 400lbs - Big Block Nitrous (651ci & up)
Deduct 500lbs - Big Block Nitrous (up to 650ci)
Deduct 200lbs - Big Block Single Turbo/Single Centrifugal Supercharged
Deduct 100lbs - Big Block Roots Supercharged
Deduct  Zero   - Big Block Twin Turbo/Twin Centrifugal Supercharged
Deduct 400lbs - Small Block Supercharged
Deduct 500lbs - Small Block Single Turbo
Deduct 200lbs - Small Block Twin Turbo
Deduct 350lbs - Mod Motor Twin Turbo
Deduct 650lbs - V-6 or I-6 Turbo (Factory Bore Spacing, if greater add extra 100lbs)
Deduct 775lbs - Small Block Nitrous
Deduct 825lbs - Big Block N/A (up to 849ci)
Deduct 725lbs - Big Block N/A (850ci & up)
Deduct 700lbs - Import / Sport Compact with 6cyl Engine
Deduct 800lbs - Import / Sport Compact with 4cyl Engine

lbs. For entries with a wheelbase of 108" or greater (factory cars/trucks that exceed 108" are excluded)
lbs. For small blocks that exceed 4.4" Bore Spacing

lbs. For traditional 10.5 cars (factory firewall, back-halved, bolt-on front susp)
lbs. For any combo that uses a torque converter 
lbs. For any Pre 1974 Car or Truck (without an over-hang extension)
lbs. With single carburetor (Nitrous & NA Combo's Only)

PSCA Required Decals:
Class Sponsor Decal 
Accufab decal must be installed on base of windshield on the passenger side. (Bottom left hand side when looking at front of vehicle windshield) before entering the tech area..
PSCA Oval Decals 

1 PSCA Oval decal must be placed on each side of every car in a visible location before entering the tech area..
Series Sponsor Decal 
Chris Alston's Chassisworks decal must be installed on base of windshield on the driver's side. (Bottom right hand side when looking at front of vehicle windshield) 

Contingency Program & Contingency Decals:
  In order to become eligible for PSCA official contingency program, You must first become a member of the PSCA. You can do this at the PSCA Event Trailer during registration or on-line at the PSCA Store. In order to receive Contingency Monies from any of the listed Contingency Sponsors, you must have the correct product listed and matching Contingency Decal for that product on your car for the entire PSCA Racing Event... Racers will be checked for Products & Decals while be teched in and winners & runner-ups again will be checked in the Winner's Circle after the conclusion of each event. Winners & Runner-ups failing to show up for this mandatory Inspection will forfeit all Contingency Money that is owed!!!! All Contingency Decals may appear anywhere on the vehicle in a clear and organized fashion. Contingency decals may not be overlapped or modified. Most decals are available at the PSCA Event Trailer, but in the event the PSCA does not have the decals in stock, it is the racer's responsibility to obtain the proper decals to be eligible for the Contingency payout.

Penalties For Violating any PSCA Class Or Contingency Program Rules:
Penalties will vary for any PSCA Class & Contingency Program Rule violation's from Championship Point Deduction, Race Suspension, Probation and/or Re-instatement Fine (Paid to St Jude In the name of the PSCA) If you are in any violation that directly effects our "Electronics Policies" (Example: Use of a Delay Box, Use of a Throttle Stop, etc..) You can receive the Maximum Penalty (Disqualification from Event with loss of 50 Championship Points, Two-Race Suspension and a $500 Re-Instatement Donation) You will also be listed on a Web Page for all to view what violation and penalty any racer receives..

Alternating Lanes During Qualifying:
Each Outlaw 10.5 driver must alternate lanes during qualifying. Even if you skip a session, you must run the opposite lane you made your previous run in. If you choose to ignore this rule, your second consecutive pass in the same lane will be disqualified.

Outlaw 10.5 vehicles must take the tree, and run down the 1/4 mile.

During qualifying, any PSCA racer who purchases a 2nd NHRA Tech Card and pays entry into an additional class will be able to do so. However, once your Final Outlaw 10.5 Qualifying Session is Completed, Driver and Car are no longer able to make runs in that 2nd class... This also means NO RUNS (Driver and Car) in the Sunday Morning Bracket Time Trials Session.

  All Outlaw 10.5 Racers that earn prize money can go directly to the PSCA trailer after eliminations and pick up his/her Winnings.

  All Outlaw 10.5 racers must be a current member of the PSCA to be eligible for Cash Payouts, Contingency Payouts and Championship Points Program. Become a Member here >>2012 Memberships<<

After each qualifying and elimination pass, all Outlaw 10.5 cars must stop and weigh at the track scales. If you lose in eliminations, and your opponent fails to make weight you will be reinstated into the eliminations only if you made minimum weight requirements. If both cars failed to make minimum weight, both cars will be disqualified. It is the driver's responsibility to verify with each track scale, the weight of his/her car prior to each race day. There will 5lb error factor allowed. 

All Outlaw 10.5 entries are allowed to tow to staging lanes and to the track scales.  All are subject to be searched by a PSCA Official at any time. 

 Outlaw 10.5 Winner & Runner-up must return to the PSCA Winners Circle Area for Official Photographs and Contingency Verification. Failing to do so, will result in loss of all contingency monies earned. There are no exceptions!!!

PSCA Race Day Rules and Procedures...Click Here

  All drivers and vehicles must meet current NHRA and track requirements.

  For any questions or additional information on these rules, please contact Mel Roth at 661-917-3078

2nd in 2011 Points Rick Snavely


3rd in 2011 Points Gary Soulages