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Forum: NHRA 04-18-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By Mike Carr
Stock and Super Stock cars are classified by...

Stock and Super Stock cars are classified by shipping weight divided by the NHRA horsepower rating of the engine. Example, if a car has a shipping weight of, say, 3,200 pounds and the NHRA rating of...
Forum: NHRA 03-13-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By Mike Carr
You're welcome Yvonne. And, I am full of dumb...

You're welcome Yvonne. And, I am full of dumb and useless information like that lmao
Forum: NHRA 03-12-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By Mike Carr
And, just a little history lesson (no worries,...

And, just a little history lesson (no worries, there will not be a quiz or test on it haha).

~May 1978 first ten second Stocker run ever by Jim Waldo at (I believe) Seattle Wash.

~May 2001...
Forum: NHRA 03-12-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 3,880
Posted By Mike Carr
Many people reflect your opinion, Hemi Guy. They...

Many people reflect your opinion, Hemi Guy. They don't understand how mainly stock cars can go so quick. I remember 2001, when Bobby DeArmond was the first Stocker in the 9's (9.997) at Mission,...
Forum: General discussion 03-12-2018
Replies: 129
Views: 37,069
Posted By Mike Carr
I am thirty-eight years old. So, my likes may...

I am thirty-eight years old. So, my likes may vary from many others.

My favorite genre of music is modern hard rock. Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, Disturbed, Skillet, Staind, Three Days...
Forum: Sportsman 02-17-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mike Carr
Indeed. I guess I am lucky--I only have...

Indeed. I guess I am lucky--I only have three.https://scontent.fagc1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/14100325_1246158465395013_4005301657689484584_n.jpg?oh=2453eca279064b01f347f686e53d5c28&oe=5B24CB88
Forum: Sportsman 02-14-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mike Carr
Congrats to Dan Fletcher on his one hundred and...

Congrats to Dan Fletcher on his one hundred and third (103rd) win. I was there for his first in 1994 in Columbus. Quite a career, for sure. And it's not over yet.
Forum: NHRA 01-18-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3,341
Posted By Mike Carr
Yes, Dan was the third to reach 100 wins (the...

Yes, Dan was the third to reach 100 wins (the others are John Force and Frank Manzo). Dan's Super Stock '69 Camaro is the winningest car in NHRA history. I believe it has over fifty wins. Dan has...
Forum: NHRA 01-16-2018
Replies: 14
Views: 3,341
Posted By Mike Carr
The single winningest CAR in NHRA is in that pic....

The single winningest CAR in NHRA is in that pic. And it is not John Force.
Forum: Sportsman 12-14-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 2,311
Posted By Mike Carr
I definitely feel that it was needed. I mean,...

I definitely feel that it was needed. I mean, how do you qualify off of a, say, 7.50 Index, then race off of a, say. 7.41 ? Glad to see this change.
Forum: Sportsman 09-09-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,243
Posted By Mike Carr
Jack McCarthy's U/SA '60 Chevy Kingswood wagon

http://competitionplus.com/CPSportsman/this-stocker-might-be-slow-but-its-a-fan-favorite

I had the opportunity to drive this car a few times in the summer of 2000. It was a 4,570 pound minimum...
Forum: NHRA 08-26-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mike Carr
A friend of mine (Matt Welker) owns the Stocker...

A friend of mine (Matt Welker) owns the Stocker (E/S) that was in the other lane during that incident. He took a video and posted it on FB after the accident. Glad Bruno is OK and will race again. ...
Forum: Sportsman 08-15-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike Carr
I was eleven at that time, so I kinda know what...

I was eleven at that time, so I kinda know what you mean lol.
Forum: Sportsman 08-15-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mike Carr
I can remember the first six second run in T/D. ...

I can remember the first six second run in T/D. It was at an IHRA race at Leicester NY, in the summer of 1991. I believe it was Buddy McGowan (sp?). Now, over a quarter-century later, it is more...
Forum: NHRA 07-10-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Mike Carr
Dan Fletcher 100 NHRA Nat'l Event wins

I wrote this on my Facebook page this morning:

A huge congratulations to Dan Fletcher on his 100th NHRA Nat'l Event win !! Only the third person to ever win that many. I was there twenty-three...
Forum: Sportsman 06-11-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,619
Posted By Mike Carr
2017 Tri-State Stock/Super Stock Association Schedule

Sorry for the delay, but here is our season schedule. A five race series. One race we had to cancel due to a confliction.

1. Sunday July 2, Keystone Raceway Park, New Alexandria PA ($100 entry)
...
Forum: NHRA 03-20-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By Mike Carr
Congrats to Wes Leopold Jr on you're runner-up in...

Congrats to Wes Leopold Jr on you're runner-up in Comp. Wes and his father were my first bosses ever, at my first job in the spring of 1999. I was a fill-in gopher at their body shop near...
Forum: NHRA 03-16-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 23,093
Posted By Mike Carr
Quickest run EVER in Super Stock ! Posted at...

Quickest run EVER in Super Stock ! Posted at 1:15 pm:

6 243 FSS/A Roy Hill, Sophia NC, '12 Mustang 7.784 8.80 -1.016

Weather conditions: air temperature 56 degrees, relative humidity 25...
Forum: NHRA 03-16-2017
Replies: 165
Views: 23,093
Posted By Mike Carr
Air this morning, as told by several racers there...

Air this morning, as told by several racers there (as of early this morning):

Temp: 29.6*
Humidity: 80%
Barometer: 30.14

Several racers have stated their weather station showed anywhere from...
Forum: General discussion 01-29-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 3,286
Posted By Mike Carr
First car ever raced: My daily driver/graduation...

First car ever raced: My daily driver/graduation present. A 1979 Cutlass Brougham. 260 cid V-8 2 bbl. Weighed roughly 3,600 pounds with spare tire and toolbox out of it. Ran Street Legal that...
Forum: NHRA 01-13-2017
Replies: 53
Views: 14,250
Posted By Mike Carr
I would be in favor of cutting a few events. ...

I would be in favor of cutting a few events. 16-18 races would be good, and allow the smaller teams to race the whole season. I agree with no track having more than one race, but Bruton would be...
Forum: Drag Racing Tech 01-13-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 5,026
Posted By Mike Carr
TruStart is LONG overdue. The Christmas Tree...

TruStart is LONG overdue. The Christmas Tree will now be the same as the break-out rules. Worst offender loses both situations.

This has been debated for the better part of the last decade. ...
Forum: NHRA 01-05-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 9,040
Posted By Mike Carr
I can't speak on "back in the day", as I just...

I can't speak on "back in the day", as I just turned thirty-seven (37) in November. I can however speak on more modern-times, I am not sure of Comp. However, in Stock Eliminator:

2002 Lucas Oil...
Forum: NHRA 01-02-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 9,040
Posted By Mike Carr
Everyone is correct in this article. Many/all of...

Everyone is correct in this article. Many/all of us know there is a problem, but what is the fix? Is there one or two catch-all fixes? I don't know. The changes made this past off-season did not...
Forum: NHRA 10-31-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By Mike Carr
I would agree (I guess blame Paul Smith?). ...

I would agree (I guess blame Paul Smith?). Except Sportsman almost never have alternates (except some Top Alcohol and some Top Dragster/Sportsman fields). Comp would, if they could ever fill a 32...
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