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Forum: NHRA 1 Day Ago
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Posted By a21stud
Yes, I've used one identical to that. Wasn't...

Yes, I've used one identical to that.
Wasn't brand new... but wasn't "old" either.
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6,650
Views: 1,604,202
Posted By a21stud
What's the best way to find out more about the...

What's the best way to find out more about the players, cars, owners, etc. in FS/XX? It's cool that they now have their own yearly championship even if it is only 7 races.

Willy, would/should...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
For a little perspective… In 2015, NHRA...

For a little perspective…

In 2015, NHRA Grossed 99 million. Almost 100 mil. That’s $99,000,000.
In 2015, Ford MC grossed $149.6 billion. That’s $149,600,000,000,000.

That makes NHRA...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
When two of the so called “Big Three” American...

When two of the so called “Big Three” American auto manufacturers went bankrupt and the President declared them “to big to fail”, we taxpayers bailed two of them out, The only one that planned ahead...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
NHRA has removed all "tradition" from Pro Stock...

NHRA has removed all "tradition" from Pro Stock one rule at a time over the last 30 years. Pro Stock is now 47 years old and they look nothing like the factory "stock" cars that the name came from. ...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
That’s using the assumption that we “complainers”...

That’s using the assumption that we “complainers” hate Pro Stock and maybe all of drag racing. If we do stop watching, will that really help Pro Stock?

A large portion of the casual national...
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
If Pro Stock is going to be Pro Mod without power...

If Pro Stock is going to be Pro Mod without power adders, why not open the body selection up to Willys, Studebakers and split window Vettes? 57 Plymouth for the Mopar fans? Oh wait... aero will...
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
NHRA changing the name from Pro STOCK to Pro Mod...

NHRA changing the name from Pro STOCK to Pro Mod that Sucks?
(ie. no power adder...):rolleyes: Sorry... I just couldn't resist..
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 4,635
Posted By a21stud
While I haven’t been privy to sponsorship...

While I haven’t been privy to sponsorship contracts for many years, back in the 70 and 80’s many if not most included performance bonuses and other goals that triggered additional money to be paid. ...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
Wouldn’t that just increase the cost of Pro Stock...

Wouldn’t that just increase the cost of Pro Stock even more? When a team owner can have whatever he wants engineered and carved out of a hunk of billet "unobtainium", the others will have to do it...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 4,635
Posted By a21stud
There are multiple answers to that and it depends...

There are multiple answers to that and it depends on NHRA’s needs.

If NHRA perceives the need for more passes for spectators at the countdown races, then run a “B” main type race for the 8 cars...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 4,635
Posted By a21stud
JeffnNY if your goal is for the independent teams...

JeffnNY if your goal is for the independent teams (Not JFR, DSR or CKR) to win the championship, then why not limit team cars to only use 7 cylinders? (Yeah, my tongue is planted firmly in my...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 4,635
Posted By a21stud
No, the proposal would be for 8 car countdown...

No, the proposal would be for 8 car countdown fields at all six countdown races only made up of countdown cars. They earn points just like now except its only 3 rounds of countdown each race.
...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 4,635
Posted By a21stud
You have a good point. I’ve disliked the...

You have a good point. I’ve disliked the countdown since inception partially due to the history of the sport. I just need to get over that as I see your point of the NBA, NFL, NHL and the MLB all...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 114
Views: 12,698
Posted By a21stud
The answer for me would be for someone to sponsor...

The answer for me would be for someone to sponsor the Factory Stock Shootout World Championship for the full season. (Whatever number of races that would need to be.) Then real street type cars...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,991
Posted By a21stud
I didn't know that. Thanks. Does that mean the...

I didn't know that. Thanks. Does that mean the Pedrogons "were" two of a max four cars?
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 2,991
Posted By a21stud
The whole four team max ownership for one person...

The whole four team max ownership for one person is a farce anyway. The Don can have four, Tony can have four and... Tony and the Don's wives can have four each. John Force can have four, Courtney...
Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6,650
Views: 1,604,202
Posted By a21stud
Even though I'm old enough to remember when AMC...

Even though I'm old enough to remember when AMC Gremlins used Chrysler Torqueflights, GM Rochester 2 bbl carbs and Ford starter and alternaters; I can't see Ford sticking blue valve covers on a Chevy...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By a21stud
So the 1320 centerline rules goes into effect and...

So the 1320 centerline rules goes into effect and the following happens:
A T/F car “maybe” goes over the line between 1000’ and the 1320 cone but pulls it back and doesn’t move/hit either cone.
...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By a21stud
Ah… Does anyone on here know Bret Kepner aka...

Ah… Does anyone on here know Bret Kepner aka “”Mr. Dirt”? He’s written many published articles about bracket racing and taught a “bracket racing school” for years. It’s my understanding that much...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By a21stud
While I'm not sure of the "barriers down the...

While I'm not sure of the "barriers down the center" idea, what would be wrong with bracket racers not seeing the other car?
Would no smoking tires at the finish line hurt the "spectator"...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 1,715
Posted By a21stud
Regarding the First or Worst rule and extending...

Regarding the First or Worst rule and extending the centerline foul to 1320.

What’s the best thing for TV/NHRA/fans/you/etc. in this scenario?

First round of the Winternationals and...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 17,143
Posted By a21stud
I'm not complaining about the winners or losers,...

I'm not complaining about the winners or losers, I just don't care for the current countdown system.

Since the countdown cannot go away, the idea of the countdown cars only racing other countdown...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 17,143
Posted By a21stud
The Mello Yellow World Champion: Has the best...

The Mello Yellow World Champion:
Has the best cold weather tuner
Has the best of six races team
Is the best of six races driver

The Mello Yellow World Champion:
May not have the best hot...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 189
Views: 17,143
Posted By a21stud
Glad I didn’t check dragracecentral.com yesterday...

Glad I didn’t check dragracecentral.com yesterday to catch first round results before watching the full race on TV. Highly entertaining and hopefully some of the record company exposure on...
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