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Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By oldracer
Only thing I see out of this is NHRA know's...

Only thing I see out of this is NHRA know's nothing about their fan base. Bristol, the south, home of the door cars, dah!!
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 3,086
Posted By oldracer
Ah crap, now I'll have to look at the schedule to...

Ah crap, now I'll have to look at the schedule to find out where the door cars are. Now I'm down to 16 choices or are the PM at the other :D8
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 3,474
Posted By oldracer
As far as spectator apeal,you are right. This...

As far as spectator apeal,you are right. This deal is all about technology and it's impact on our future. In today's world a top fuel car has all the technology of a Model T, not much going on there....
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 3,474
Posted By oldracer
took a moment to watch the video, these guy's are...

took a moment to watch the video, these guy's are cool, uh cold!! They are taking what industry is doing to a whole new level. Expensive way to cool things but like anything someone will fiqure it...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 3,474
Posted By oldracer
Sound numbers and actually 200 mph at that kind...

Sound numbers and actually 200 mph at that kind of power isn't much of a goal. Like any type of race car it's a factor of how much power and how much weight. Electric motors,especially the brushless...
Forum: NHRA 10-06-2018
Replies: 45
Views: 5,509
Posted By oldracer
I suppose NHRA with PS is in the same predicament...

I suppose NHRA with PS is in the same predicament as NASCAR. How to you promote bland and boring. The fuel classes are easy, they are fast, outraqeous, blow up,and crash and if you put a trained ape...
Forum: NHRA 08-16-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,386
Posted By oldracer
Well why not do a Dodge? In a class that typifies...

Well why not do a Dodge? In a class that typifies the defintion of insanity, keep doing the same thing, Camaro, expecting a different result....
The "maybe" here is that the Dodge may not have been...
Forum: NHRA 07-28-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,961
Posted By oldracer
to quote Sonny's "EXTREME PRO STOCK 932 CU. IN....

to quote Sonny's "EXTREME PRO STOCK 932 CU. IN. SEMI-HEMISPHERICAL 5.300" BORE SPACING 2025 HP". Maybe they'll have to start with one of the chutes out:D
Forum: NHRA 07-28-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,961
Posted By oldracer
The MMPS cars will come if the deal is right. Any...

The MMPS cars will come if the deal is right. Any of the fuel companies have a comparable blend, same deal as tires, hoosier, goodyear,or mt. That's just a title sponsorship game. Think the only...
Forum: NHRA 07-27-2018
Replies: 94
Views: 11,961
Posted By oldracer
How would Camaro Stock deal with that. Chevrolet...

How would Camaro Stock deal with that. Chevrolet would have to petition to have the Mountain Motor Fords carry at least 3000 lbs to slow them down enough.:rolleyes:
Forum: NHRA 06-07-2018
Replies: 278
Views: 18,903
Posted By oldracer
For PM I'm with you as it could help prevent an...

For PM I'm with you as it could help prevent an all Camaro debacle. For PS not so much, the aerodynamics are part of the reason the cars, Camaro, has gotten to such a disappointing blob with stickers...
Forum: NHRA 05-22-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 6,042
Posted By oldracer
HD and performance in the same sentence has...

HD and performance in the same sentence has always been a reach for me. They have upped their game from the minivan status of performance motorcycles (although minivans are much more reliable) to a...
Forum: NHRA 01-06-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 12,170
Posted By oldracer
I agree, there has to be a chance of success....

I agree, there has to be a chance of success. When I look at PS it has too many rules to protect the interest of the few at the top. Same body, same motor,same tire, same..... Having some level of...
Forum: NHRA 01-04-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 12,170
Posted By oldracer
Exactly, especially if you want the manufacturer...

Exactly, especially if you want the manufacturer buy in then you have to put the performance onus on them. If it's their consumer body getting beat they will take notice, it hurts sales. As it is...
Forum: NHRA 01-04-2018
Replies: 104
Views: 12,170
Posted By oldracer
It's entertaining that this banter still goes on....

It's entertaining that this banter still goes on. Money has finally got what it wanted in racing all along. Money doesn't like getting beat by someone that can out think them hence the rules packages...
Forum: NHRA 11-27-2017
Replies: 146
Views: 21,665
Posted By oldracer
They left the core, heart, and soul when they...

They left the core, heart, and soul when they went to the unidentifiable blob bodies they have now. was at the SEMA show this year and the NHRA stuff seemed to draw little interest. Now there was a...
Forum: NHRA 10-04-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 31,815
Posted By oldracer
Well this whole thing is a classic stand off. The...

Well this whole thing is a classic stand off. The NHRA saying that if you don't put on a decent show we'll not invite you into the sandbox anymore and the prominent teams saying you have to invite us...
Forum: NHRA 09-17-2017
Replies: 34
Views: 6,707
Posted By oldracer
:confused:caught the action live at ZMAX today,...

:confused:caught the action live at ZMAX today, me the the 12 other people that showed up. Not very full for a countdown event. Wish I'd stayed long enough to see the PM final.
Forum: NHRA 09-12-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 13,068
Posted By oldracer
Well with all those big$$ the NHRA tech...

Well with all those big$$ the NHRA tech department makes you might as well have them figuring out weight breaks rather than spinning in their chairs. Don't imagine with all the stats gathered from...
Forum: NHRA 09-11-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 13,068
Posted By oldracer
Therfore let's keep the car counts low so they...

Therfore let's keep the car counts low so they don't have to manage a cluster. Maybe they can get them low enough that they don't have to manage anything. :D
Forum: NHRA 09-07-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 13,849
Posted By oldracer
Well the NHRA threw the PS teams a bone and they...

Well the NHRA threw the PS teams a bone and they didn't like the taste and threw it back. The burnout contest generated all of about 10s of air time on the too long Indy Monday broadcast, and I...
Forum: NHRA 09-04-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 13,849
Posted By oldracer
:Dburnout contest?? Elite might as well carried...

:Dburnout contest?? Elite might as well carried it thru today, kept their first round runner up stautus intact, might as well had some fun. Well what's the next plan for PS?
Forum: NHRA 08-26-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 6,057
Posted By oldracer
Cool :D OK were all ready to admit that as far as fans...

:D OK were all ready to admit that as far as fans go entertainment value trumps all the other technical blah, blah. One burnout finally gave Pro Stock some good press after a race, huh! To me the...
Forum: NHRA 07-23-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 25,833
Posted By oldracer
Cool I think the question is, why are we only looking...

I think the question is, why are we only looking at fixing Pro Stock?, Hartford said. Top Fuel barely gets a full field. Funny car barely gets a full field. Pro Stock barely ever gets a full...
Forum: NHRA 07-22-2017
Replies: 134
Views: 25,833
Posted By oldracer
What?

Can't take weight off the current Ford and Dodge PS, sacrilegious! To difficult to control!
Oh you want to add weight to the MMPS to slow them down, go Chevy:D. Actually may help the car count and...
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