For the FTI /SGMP ET Champion
“The Chase” The 2014 SGMP ET Series Racing Season format will be exciting and well received; FTI & SGMP come together in an all out effort to bring you one of the most exciting bracket programs ever put together it will remain the championship format for many years to come. “The Chase” will be run very similar to the NHRA countdown with points earned through the regular season February thru August to try to qualify for a Top 15 finish and a spot in “The Chase Playoffs”. To qualify for the playoffs a racer must finish in the top 15 in points in their respective class. Each of the top 15 qualifiers will then go into a four race playoff for their class championship.
“The Chase” to the Championship Playoff Program
The 18 event E.T. Series Racing Season will be divided into two distinct point Chases: the 14 race regular season (see drag schedule) and the four race playoffs. After the first 14 races, only the top 15 will advance into the playoffs, and their points will be reset according to their finish during the regular season (see below). The 15 drivers will then compete for the SGMP track championship at the season’s final four races.
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To qualify for “The Chase Playoffs” the racer must finish in the top 15 in Super Pro & Pro; top 10 in Jr Dragster & Street ET in points in their respective class.
Points will count for all Buy Backs.
“The Chase” Playoffs”
All Top 15 Chase Playoff Qualifiers in Super Pro & Pro will start the playoffs with points based on their finish in the regular season (see playoff points below)
Points will be earned the same during the Playoffs as they were during the regular season. All playoff eligible racers will run along with all other racers during each of the four playoff races, no special pairings will be held.
During the Chase Playoffs, only those racers who qualified will earn points toward the 2014 SGMP ET championship, of course everyone will earn points toward the 2015 SGMP ET championship countdown.
“The Chase Playoffs Dates” for 2014 season will be held August 23rd & 24th and September 13th & 14th to crown our champions.
If a race is rained out or canceled for any reason that is beyond or control it will not be rescheduled, the playoffs would be shortened to just the completed races.
Starting Points for the Top 15 Playoff Qualifiers in Super Pro; Top 10 in Jr Dragster and Street ET.
1) 170 6) 125 11 thru 15) 100
2) 150 7) 120
3) 140 8) 115
4) 135 9) 110
5) 130 10) 105