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Forum: NHRA 1 Day Ago
Replies: 38
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Posted By a21stud
But you only see "the exit stamped" at Pro...

But you only see "the exit stamped" at Pro baseball, basketball, football, hockey and soccer games when the home team is getting slaughtered.

If the games close or even if the home teams kicking...
Forum: NHRA 1 Day Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By a21stud
Ah... but the track operators and NHRA ALWAYS...

Ah... but the track operators and NHRA ALWAYS have new people lining up to race. When one group or individual quits there's another group of folks who pickup the mantle. Been that way since the...
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,264
Posted By a21stud
Ford has some very astute marketing and financial...

Ford has some very astute marketing and financial guys. (Why they didn't need bailouts or have to sell their company.) If they can't make the biggest name in drag racing work (Force) why would they...
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By a21stud
No, Corporate America doesn't want NHRA drag...

No, Corporate America doesn't want NHRA drag racing at the current price.

Otherwise all of DSR, JFR, CKR sponsors and the Amalie, Parts Plus, SnapOn, Cat Spot, Rustoleum companies would be gone...
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By a21stud
Which means those big name sponsors were not...

Which means those big name sponsors were not getting enough return on the money they spent to keep doing it.

After a few years of watching companies come on board and leave as soon as their...
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By a21stud
So there isn’t any logical way to reduce Pro...

So there isn’t any logical way to reduce Pro Stock costs to:
1. Increase the number of people willing and able to race a current Pro Stock car.
2. Lower the annual costs to field a Pro Stock car to...
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,100
Posted By a21stud
Fuel bill is up 20%!! Al Gore will push to...

Fuel bill is up 20%!! Al Gore will push to eliminate all dragstrips!
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,060
Posted By a21stud
Quoting Bobby Bennett: “Freeman doesn't believe...

Quoting Bobby Bennett: “Freeman doesn't believe the factory hot rods need to move away from the role of providing the tightest competition in professional drag racing.”

But, they already did, this...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,898
Posted By a21stud
Hagan’s only partly right. If rules for blowers...

Hagan’s only partly right. If rules for blowers and other HP reductions make this as simple as watching two people going down parallel zip lines too far apart for them to hit each other, then he’s...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,100
Posted By a21stud
At the small tire races they change the track...

At the small tire races they change the track setup between classes for specific classes. Doesn't seem to take any longer than what NHRA does between classes now. There are now many "traction...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
Would someone tell my wife? Please?

Would someone tell my wife?
Please?
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
So what is NHRA supposed to do to save Pro Stock?...

So what is NHRA supposed to do to save Pro Stock?

Doubling the purse wouldn’t guarantee that another 8-14 teams would show up for the full tour and guarantee a real bump on Friday and Saturday...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
Bare with me for a paragraph or two.. The San...

Bare with me for a paragraph or two..
The San Francisco 49’ers could decide to hire the comedian Gallagher, for their halftime show to smash watermelons. I don’t know what that would cost, but it...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 3,148
Posted By a21stud
Wild n Wooly Pro Mod with three different power...

Wild n Wooly Pro Mod with three different power adders and the quickest field in history just .088 sec. apart. Six door cars go home not qualifying and a 5.772 at 247 doesn't make the field.

In...
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By a21stud
An Idea...

NHRA should change their annual MelloYello Championship Series to work like the NFL, the NBA and the NHL so it ended with Indy on Labor Day weekend.
Then start the next season at least a month...
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
With NHRA having packed stands at substantial...

With NHRA having packed stands at substantial ticket prices, why would they need or want to increase expenses? It's not like more money spent would bring in more paying spectators or let them raise...
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 3,148
Posted By a21stud
Maybe if it were drag boat racing... Nah... ...

Maybe if it were drag boat racing...
Nah... they gotta' be sick of anything to do with water.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
Yep. There is little to zero Pro Stock ROI. NHRA...

Yep. There is little to zero Pro Stock ROI. NHRA is fully in the entertainment business with FSS, Pro Mod, T/F Harley, Gassers, the Ally classes and small tire racers all very happy to replace Pro...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,249
Posted By a21stud
GO BLUE MAX cream THE CHI TOWN HUSTLER! It's...

GO BLUE MAX cream THE CHI TOWN HUSTLER!
It's "Showtime" vs. "The War Eagle"!
Ah the good ol days.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
Yep. Indy car doesn't have the multiple classes...

Yep. Indy car doesn't have the multiple classes of entertainment drag racing does. There aren't Formula V or nascar trucks racing a few laps before the Indy 500 show. If you're really trying to...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
"Nothing" is the answer. As long as NHRA...

"Nothing" is the answer.

As long as NHRA has a long line of folks willing to do whatever it takes to preform on their stage they will continue "as is" regarding racer (entertainer) pay. Low car...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 1,249
Posted By a21stud
Ah... but when the quarterback gets his bell rung...

Ah... but when the quarterback gets his bell rung in the semi-final game and his backup wins that game and the Super Bowl, the team still wins the championship. Or they may lose. The bell rung...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
Great statement with about a thousand words less...

Great statement with about a thousand words less than what I just said!
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
AH... But you've hit the real issue from the...

AH... But you've hit the real issue from the racer's standpoint.
There isn't and won't be anything new in it for the racer.
As long as NHRA has other types of entertainment que'd up and ready...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,521
Posted By a21stud
An NHRA event coming to town is just like the...

An NHRA event coming to town is just like the rodeo coming to town. The Pro Rodeo Management team probably caters to the bull and bronc riders like NHRA does T/F and F/C. Both the rodeo and NHRA...
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