SFI Racing Harness Expiry

Written by Super User

Know your SFI Harness Expiry Dates!

Sedans, Dragsters, Altereds or Funny Cars below 200mph

Anything using an SFI certified racing harness that runs under 200mph the rule is stated as:

Valid for 5 years beyond the marked expiry date.

In addition to the above, IHRA also give an extra year on top of the expiry date, taking into consideration the transit time etc. for harness to reach Australia and so on. This info has been handed down from Tim Nielsen – the head of IHRA tech.

The maximum time a car under 200mph can use a set of belts in prefect circumstances is up to 8 years.

Sedans, Dragsters, Altereds or Funny Cars Above 200mph

Sedans, Dragsters, Altereds or Funny Cars with known performance of more than 200mph the rule is stated as:

Valid ONLY until the marked expiry date.

The maximum time a car over 200mph can use a set of belts in perfect circumstances is 2 years.

The above also aligns with ANDRA tech.

Speedway Use (any class)

Valid ONLY until the marked expiry date.

Circuit / Rally Use etc. (Motorsport Australia, formally CAMS)

Valid ONLY until the marked expiry date.