In my experience from 3 different tracks a lot depends on if there are complaints from other drivers and what the event is...
On one of the tracks I ran at you get one warning to slow it down or you are out.
On the other 2 tracks it would depend on the event you are running. If it was one of the late night "street drag" events then everything was way more laid back as far as tech. Basically if you didn't do anything stupid you were good to go. On other events like a regular test and tune or other organized events if there was one complaint from another competitor you are done.
One time at a "street drag" event I ran a NA pass and ran a 7.1x 1/8th mile. The next time around waiting in the staging lanes a track official came and talked to me. He said you don't have a roll bar or anything and explained the rule to me about roll bars. He said I could go ahead and run, but be careful because those rules are there for a reason. That next run I sprayed it and ran a 6.5x 1/8th mile. The next time around in the staging lanes he looked at me and just smiled and shook his head, but let me run.
Different day at the same track during a test and tune...one pass on motor and the competitor I ran against on that pass came over with a track official and I was asked to leave.
1980 Buick Regal turbo...no track times only street raced (wrecked...hit a deer)
2004 PBM...408 w/150 shot 10.286 ET (SOLD)
2004 IBM...1 of 369...228R cam/long tubes/magnaflow/yank 3200ss
I did it for a very short time before I installed a bar. I have tracks around me I could get away with it but I couldn't get away with it on Drag week. So I put one in. Now to the point I need to upgrade to a cage.
2005 Cyclone Gray GTO
10.97@123 Cam only recordNew time 10.82@127(now old setup)
11.31@119 Bolt on recordold setup
Tick SNS stage 3
BTR Double VS/Ti retainers
Kooks 1 7/8
Fast 102/NW 102 TB
BC racing coil overs
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