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Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 6,038
Posted By Steve1118
Dodges penalized

Must now weigh 50 pounds more than everyone else. Politics again. I'm having a deja vu to 1973. I've been reminded why I left NHRA and stopped watching it in the first place. Thanks for the reminder...
Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 5,027
Posted By Steve1118
The costs are going to go up, anyway. Folks right...

The costs are going to go up, anyway. Folks right now are wailing and gnashing their teeth about DSR, but, the rest of them are not living in shacks in the Ozarks, either. It's rife with big, big...
Forum: NHRA 07-27-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,363
Posted By Steve1118
They are looking for a way to keep the class...

They are looking for a way to keep the class alive.....
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 07-20-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By Steve1118
Video highlight reel of Keystone Funny Car Nationals

Just like in the 70s......such value entertainment for the cost....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUpmuoT8Xj4&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 07-16-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Steve1118
From Bret Kepner: Well, another incredible Good...

From Bret Kepner:
Well, another incredible Good Vibrations Funny Car Nationals, (the eleventh annual), is in the books. Bakersfield took back the title for 2018 by two cars, (for the first time...
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 07-12-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Steve1118
10th Funny Car Nationals at Keystone

The Funny Car Nationals are being hosted by Keystone Raceway Park on July 14. There will be over thirty there, and they put on a great show. Last year was great, no oil downs, delays, close...
Forum: NHRA 07-01-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,307
Posted By Steve1118
"Did anyone find out for sure if Turk’s absence...

"Did anyone find out for sure if Turk’s absence at the Summit Nationals was due to his wife’s illness?"

Yes.

Points are not that important. Geoff will be back.
Forum: NHRA 06-27-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,746
Posted By Steve1118
Think about it for a minute. The ONLY thing that...

Think about it for a minute. The ONLY thing that makes fuel racing the spectacle it is is the noise, the thunder, the fire, the shaking of the ground. The racing isn't even that close, it's closer...
Forum: NHRA 06-26-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 2,746
Posted By Steve1118
Like watching big slot cars. A real snoozefest....

Like watching big slot cars. A real snoozefest....
Forum: NHRA 05-16-2018
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By Steve1118
They don't need NHRA for a "Night of...

They don't need NHRA for a "Night of Fire".
Forum: NHRA 04-08-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By Steve1118
Bob also has a long drag racing history, he...

Bob also has a long drag racing history, he dominated the Ultra Stock Circuit of the old NAAR (National Assoc of Auto Racing) on the east coast with his "Hustler" Camaros.

Frank, Carmen and...
Forum: NHRA 04-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By Steve1118
CARS is a company that underwrites warranty work....

CARS is a company that underwrites warranty work. It is owned by the Tedescos and is very, very successful.
Forum: NHRA 04-05-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By Steve1118
No, it is her choice. Her family runs the...

No, it is her choice. Her family runs the business that sponsors her, and they are doing well. That is not an issue.
Forum: NHRA 04-05-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By Steve1118
Mia is a local gal, and I watched her grow up at...

Mia is a local gal, and I watched her grow up at Keystone/Pittsburgh racing Juniors. She was and is tough. We all watched her grow up from a little girl into a fine young lady.

We had a bit of a...
Forum: NHRA 03-24-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 11,227
Posted By Steve1118
Don't know the circumstances, but $10K seems a...

Don't know the circumstances, but $10K seems a bit steep.

Especially when they don't mind selling beer in the pit area, and I've seen many folks cruise around in golf carts pounding one down.
Forum: NHRA 03-11-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve1118
All Mopar finale coming up.....Welch takes out...

All Mopar finale coming up.....Welch takes out Barton with an 8.07.....Turk takes out Holbrook with a 8.08. Even watched Barton get the holeshot on Welch, and Welch run him down in high gear.
...
Forum: NHRA 03-11-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve1118
There is a live feed going on at speedvideo.com ...

There is a live feed going on at speedvideo.com In the regular brackets, in the regular program, there must be dozens and dozens of Gen III Hemi cars there.
Forum: NHRA 03-10-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve1118
Turk went 7.99 in first round of 'official'...

Turk went 7.99 in first round of 'official' qualifying yesterday. That got him $10K bonus by Holley. Another Challenger went 8.03 to qualify third. Leah had an engine change and on a fresh motor ran...
Forum: NHRA 03-08-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,342
Posted By Steve1118
Geoff Turk Blackbird breaks the barrier

The Challenger goes 7.97 @ 170 at Bradenton an hour ago. First stocker in the 7s.
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 03-03-2018
Replies: 32
Views: 5,483
Posted By Steve1118
Track is dry...sun is out....they are running....

Track is dry...sun is out....they are running. Got a late start for sure, but they are putting on a show. So, so superior to the 'big' show it's not even close. Cars looking like cars..Omnis, Cudas,...
Forum: NHRA 02-26-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 6,222
Posted By Steve1118
Not blaming anyone. I'm sure folks were behind...

Not blaming anyone. I'm sure folks were behind it. But, that doesn't change much. Had they seen it through, and won, it would have been very bad for all of motorsports.
Forum: NHRA 02-26-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 6,222
Posted By Steve1118
I know this was before a lot of you, but Lori...

I know this was before a lot of you, but Lori Johns attempted a major lawsuit of a fellow comp racer in 1989, and it got pretty far. A successful lawsuit like this would absolutely finish...
Forum: NHRA 02-26-2018
Replies: 34
Views: 6,222
Posted By Steve1118
You sign several disclaimers when you enter that...

You sign several disclaimers when you enter that you agree that if something happens, it's everyone's responsibilty for their own stuff. So, the answer is no. Everyone ate everything. It's the chance...
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 02-20-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,007
Posted By Steve1118
The Funny Car Nationals will be at Keystone...

The Funny Car Nationals will be at Keystone Raceway near Pittsburgh July 14.

It's the largest gathering of these cars in the country, there will be over 30 of them there, from all over the...
Forum: Vintage & Nostalgia 02-19-2018
Replies: 8
Views: 2,007
Posted By Steve1118
Great Lakes Nostalgia Funny Cars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRGoMvBzwtk&feature=youtu.be
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