The Kentucky Drag Boat Racing Association plans to support the type of Junior Drag Boat Racing class being offered by the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series in 2016 at all National Events at our club events.  The rules are listed at as shown below.  The LODBRS rule structure will be followed just like all other classes.
Please contact Randy Bicknese (
Email: if you are interested in participating in this new Junior Drag Boat Racing class at the KDBA club level.

From LODBRS website:

A $100.00 annual membership fee will be required to run the nine-race series for points and a registration fee of $100.00 per event will include one pit pass for the driver, pit passes for two crew members and one vehicle pass. All of the LODBRS National events will be points events for the JDBRL.

Participants in the JDBRL competition must be between the ages of 10-15 years. Drivers between the ages of 10-12 must be accompanied by an approved rider and drivers between the ages of 13-15 will be permitted to drive solo, subject to the approval of LODBRS officials.

JDBRL competition will be run in a dial-in format on a 1,000-foot race course. The minimum dial in ET will be set at 14-seconds with a maximum speed of 50 miles per hour.

For safety purposes, elapsed time runs of 13.80-seconds or quicker and/or 55 miles per hour or more may be grounds for disqualification. JDBRL hulls must be between 12-14 feet in length (+/- 4”) with a closed bow and two seats. Any type of propulsion will be allowed and an approved fuel cell must be used. Outboard type fuel tanks will not be permitted.


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