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Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile John Gaydosh.

John Gaydosh.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 2,092
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Paul Mitsos who is one of Nick's sons.

Paul Mitsos who is one of Nick's sons.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By dragracingfan1
Thumbs up In my opinion, the 3 greatest Sportsman drivers...

In my opinion, the 3 greatest Sportsman drivers ever are Dan Fletcher, David Rampy, and Peter Biondo in no particular order.
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By dragracingfan1
Thumbs up Geoff Turk's New Factory Stock Showdown Car

Geoff Turk will be in a 2018 Cobra Jet for the 2019 Factory Stock Showdown season. It will have BES power, and here is a picture. Being a Ford fan, I am ecstatic!
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Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 3,468
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile That reminds me of someone asking the question...

That reminds me of someone asking the question "how to become a millionaire by drag racing"; and the answer being "start out as a billionaire".
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 3,468
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile That is pretty much what Vincent Nobile told me...

That is pretty much what Vincent Nobile told me at Indy. The plan was to move the throttle bodies from the front of the engine to the top which would bring back hood scoops, raise the rev limiter to...
Forum: NHRA 09-25-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,944
Posted By dragracingfan1
The irony is that there will be significantly...

The irony is that there will be significantly more than 15 at the Dutch Classic at Maple Grove this weekend (Thursday - Sunday).
Forum: NHRA 09-23-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 8,810
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Ford Cobra Jets - 302 cu. in. DOHC Chevy COPO...

Ford Cobra Jets - 302 cu. in. DOHC
Chevy COPO Camaros - 350 cu. in.
Dodge Drag Paks - 354 cu. in. Hemi
Forum: NHRA 09-22-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 8,810
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Stephen Bell in his COPO Camaro has top speed at...

Stephen Bell in his COPO Camaro has top speed at 173.09 which indicates that he has the power; he just needs to apply it as efficiently as the Dodges do.
Forum: NHRA 09-08-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 5,685
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile I realize that money can be spent, but the amount...

I realize that money can be spent, but the amount will be small compared to the money that was, and still is, being spent on Pro Stock which is leading to its demise. That is my point.
Forum: NHRA 09-06-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 5,685
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile What are they going to spend money on within the...

What are they going to spend money on within the extremely restrictive Stock rules? Please elaborate.
Forum: NHRA 09-05-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 5,685
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile These are Stockers, incredibly fast Stockers; but...

These are Stockers, incredibly fast Stockers; but Stockers nonetheless. As long as they are Stockers, the cost can't escalate much because they isn't much that you can modify or change. Please see...
Forum: NHRA 09-05-2018
Replies: 39
Views: 5,685
Posted By dragracingfan1
Looks like you haven't attended a major NHRA...

Looks like you haven't attended a major NHRA event in the lasr few decades.
Forum: NHRA 09-05-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 3,498
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile I talked at length with a prominent Pro Stock...

I talked at length with a prominent Pro Stock driver on Monday morning at Indy and this is what he told me.
The NHRA wants the combined Pro Stock class to run 6.40s. In order to accomplish that,...
Forum: NHRA 08-22-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile The first qualifying session for the Showdown...

The first qualifying session for the Showdown cars is 4:00PM next Friday Aug.31. As someone who studied meteorology in college, it is impossible to accurately forecast whether it will be hot and...
Forum: NHRA 08-22-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 3,655
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Indy Test Session

A few minutes ago, a good friend who is at the Indy test session texted me that Leah Pritchett ran 7.988@171.58 in her Factory Stock Showdown Dragpak Challenger. I fully realize that it is only a...
Forum: NHRA 08-03-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,994
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile I agree 1200HP will not run 6.50s. In my post, I...

I agree 1200HP will not run 6.50s. In my post, I said to allow the same modifications to the Showdown engines that are allowed in Pro Stock engines. Wouldn't those modifications bring the power up to...
Forum: NHRA 08-02-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,994
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile I think 1400 - 1500HP too high; from the...

I think 1400 - 1500HP too high; from the conversations that I have had, right around 1200 is realistic.
Forum: NHRA 08-02-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,994
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Remember, the Showdown cars must weigh 3650 lbs...

Remember, the Showdown cars must weigh 3650 lbs including the driver and they must use 9 inch wide Stocker tires because technically; they still are Stockers. Take weight off of them, allow any tire,...
Forum: NHRA 07-03-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile All CJs are built by Watson Racing for Ford. ...

All CJs are built by Watson Racing for Ford.
Chris could be having Holt go through the car to see if it can be improved.
Anyone can take a body in white and make their own CJ.
Forum: NHRA 07-03-2018
Replies: 80
Views: 10,249
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile I have the utmost respect for Charlie Westcott,...

I have the utmost respect for Charlie Westcott, but Glidden won with that engine in the early to mid 90's which is more than 20 years ago! No one could make that engine competitive.
Forum: NHRA 07-01-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Excellent question HEMI.

Excellent question HEMI.
Forum: NHRA 06-30-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Chris and Chuck are buds; the point I was making...

Chris and Chuck are buds; the point I was making is that Chuck made the quickest run of the weekend in E2 (8.07); and Chris Holbrook, who is arguably Ford's main player, is close to having his new CJ...
Forum: NHRA 06-28-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile Thank you a21stud and HEMI_guy for showing an...

Thank you a21stud and HEMI_guy for showing an interest in the Factory Stock Showdown. For a while, I thought I was the only member of this forum who was truly interested and a huge fan. I attended...
Forum: NHRA 06-28-2018
Replies: 22
Views: 2,590
Posted By dragracingfan1
Smile As the Ford guys, Chuck Watson's CJ made the...

As the Ford guys, Chuck Watson's CJ made the quickest run of the event at 8.07 in E2, and Chris Holbrook's new John Holt built CJ is in the paint shop. If Holbrook's car isn't one of the fastest out...
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