What type of roll cage do you need for rally?

homologated cage
Cages for cars competing in FIA rally classes must use a homologated cage correct for the FIA class.

At what speed is a roll cage required?

Roll Cages required on all cars running 6.99* or faster than 135mph. *One exception: full-bodied cars running between 6.40 and 6.99, with unaltered firewalls, floor and body (from firewall rearward – wheel tubes permitted) can compete with just a roll bar.

What makes a roll cage certified?

To get your rollcage certified, you need to contact one of NHRA’s inspection team members, and set up a time and location so they can inspect the car. In short, there are minimum standards that must be adhered to. A rollbar and a rollcage are both designed to keep the driver safe should an accident occur.

How thick does a roll cage need to be?

What pipe size should I use for a roll cage? Commonly, 1.5” x 0.12” thickness or 1.75” x 0.12” thickness DOM tubes are used. DOM tubes provide the benefit of an extremely tight ID and OD tolerance.

Is a half roll cage worth it?

Generally no. They are a good mounting point for harnesses but will not hold up very well in a serious crash. There are a few well built and strong bolt in options out there for some cars though.

How fast can you run in 1/4 mile without a roll cage?

“The NHRA updated its safety requirements to allow 2008 and newer vehicles to run as quick as 10.00 and/or as fast as 135 mph without an NHRA-legal roll bar if the vehicle has unmodified factory safety equipment and DOT-legal tires.

How fast can I go with a 6 point roll cage?

How fast can you go with a 6 point roll bar? Unless otherwise required by your class, 6 point roll bars are required on convertibles running quicker than 8.25. Roll Bar required on all cars (including T-tops) running quicker than 7.35.

How fast can you go with a 12 point roll cage?

Any car running quicker than 9.99 seconds in the 1/4 mile is required by NHRA to have a Roll Cage. The level of cage required varies based on the ET capabilities of the vehicle, but the 12-Point Roll Cage below would allow a Camaro, Mustang, or other Unibody car to run as quick as 8.50 seconds in the 1/4 mile.

What kind of steel is used for roll cages?

Cage materials typically include hot rolled electrically welded (HREW) steel, drawn over mandrel (DOM) steel, and chromoly DOM steel.