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Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,829
Posted By Roger Gates
Yes it sounds very condescending. That is most...

Yes it sounds very condescending. That is most likely because those doing the marketing and telling the announcers by an earphone what to say and how to say it. I believe the things they are having...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 52
Views: 5,483
Posted By Roger Gates
Not sure about getting away with anything, he can...

Not sure about getting away with anything, he can say what he really feels and does not have to be P.C.. People may not like it, but it is refreshing to me that someone doesn't have to worry about...
Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 4,989
Posted By Roger Gates
Anyone who thinks that "Daddy Warbucks" can't out...

Anyone who thinks that "Daddy Warbucks" can't out spend the field in any class or any endeavor is either naive or fooling them selves. If NHRA issued everyone a Motor at the front gate it still...
Forum: General discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Roger Gates
Isky's 97th Birthday Party Saturday

We are going to have Ed's annual Birthday party this Saturday. He will judge the car show - tell his stories & eat some good BBQ. Everyone is invited to LTR Racing in Canebrake Ca. for a good time....
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By Roger Gates
These improvements will be - Covered parking for...

These improvements will be - Covered parking for Division Directors & Glendora Staff - Wet Bar for same - Private road also for same to get in/out & fresh "Para Urinal Blocks/Cakes once a year (if...
Forum: General discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 3,459
Posted By Roger Gates
SO - I hear a bike pulling into the shop a few...

SO - I hear a bike pulling into the shop a few minutes ago and it sounds familiar. The door opens and guess who is standing there. It's Dave! Looks a little gaunt and moving really slow, but moving...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Roger Gates
If you are racing on Dirt you could require a...

If you are racing on Dirt you could require a "Wheelie" on launch and a 4 Bike "Burn Out" with some trash talking before the round; Then a slide past the finish. Winner leads the others back down the...
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 28,759
Posted By Roger Gates
The situation here is as I see it is - Do you...

The situation here is as I see it is - Do you want to race to win or do you want to prove a point about "Brands"? If you want to win and you do not have thousands of hours and boat loads of money to...
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 28,759
Posted By Roger Gates
The Pro Stock class almost has to become a...

The Pro Stock class almost has to become a "Nostalgia" class sooner than later if it is to continue. Fiat/Chrysler is in the works for a hostile takeover by Hyundai - Ford is only going to make the...
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By Roger Gates
Back in 1968 Blackie Gejeian was the promoter of...

Back in 1968 Blackie Gejeian was the promoter of a Drag Strip in Raisin City (true name) California. He came up to me at Long Beach & asked if I wanted to match race Doug Rose in the Green Mamba. I...
Forum: NHRA 08-16-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By Roger Gates
Not sure, but I could see a congratulations to...

Not sure, but I could see a congratulations to the "DARTMERO" from Pick-A-Part.
Forum: NHRA 08-14-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By Roger Gates
This makes WAAAAY too much sense to ever happen!

This makes WAAAAY too much sense to ever happen!
Forum: NHRA 08-12-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5,688
Posted By Roger Gates
See Post #7. If you will remember Cruz got the...

See Post #7. If you will remember Cruz got the Snap On exclusive deal because Doug Herbert could not continue to run with what Snap On was willing to pay. He said at the time he would not be able to...
Forum: NHRA 08-08-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 5,688
Posted By Roger Gates
Those guys were setting the world on fire at the...

Those guys were setting the world on fire at the first of the year, now they are just setting themselves on fire. The personnel has not changed until now. It will be interesting to see if maybe they...
Forum: NHRA 08-08-2018
Replies: 15
Views: 3,609
Posted By Roger Gates
No one really knows what was actually said or...

No one really knows what was actually said or why, or all the reasons for the tension since the crash. While it is true that 16 Times John has not forgot how to drive I can tell you that Birthdays do...
Forum: General discussion 08-07-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By Roger Gates
Because Alcohol & Drug abusers don't want to...

Because Alcohol & Drug abusers don't want to believe that they are actually in an altered state of consciousness and think they have perfect control. "Nothing is going to happen to "ME" because of my...
Forum: NHRA 08-06-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Roger Gates
Tanner Gray is doing extremely well, but at this...

Tanner Gray is doing extremely well, but at this point in my opinion there is not enough being said about the reason he is doing so well. Being only a driver (owner) he can at best not lose the race....
Forum: NHRA 08-04-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,759
Posted By Roger Gates
Something seems strange here. Of all the things...

Something seems strange here. Of all the things to Protest C.I. seems like it would be way down on the list. Component materials & weight - induction system - computer modifications and things like...
Forum: NHRA 07-29-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2,729
Posted By Roger Gates
That is probably why they are blowing the bodies...

That is probably why they are blowing the bodies off. Or maybe the body mfg. told them to use that firing order to increase sales.:D If not we need to look at that crankshaft to see how they did it.
Forum: NHRA 07-28-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2,729
Posted By Roger Gates
It's probably like when I asked a friend how his...

It's probably like when I asked a friend how his day went he said "We had a starter problem" so I asked "What kind of problem". He then says "It came off when the Rod hit it". :rolleyes:
Forum: NHRA 07-24-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Posted By Roger Gates
I go back far enough to remember some of the...

I go back far enough to remember some of the names people called their cars names sometimes that can't be posted here.:rolleyes:
Forum: NHRA 07-23-2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,994
Posted By Roger Gates
As strange as it may seem, if the car was...

As strange as it may seem, if the car was dropping holes at the same place on track every run it may just be that the fuel and clutch mapping may need a significant change for the aero or downforce...
Forum: General discussion 07-19-2018
Replies: 35
Views: 3,459
Posted By Roger Gates
Shaketown Dave

Dave Werner who is sometimes on the forum had a major crash on his bike early today. He is touch and go right now. He is a disabled Navy Veteran who was on the Rivers in Vietnam. As far as we know he...
Forum: NHRA 07-18-2018
Replies: 20
Views: 1,669
Posted By Roger Gates
Maybe not - But it just might slide right in. He...

Maybe not - But it just might slide right in. He has had a few oil down penalties. :rolleyes:
Forum: NHRA 07-16-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2,739
Posted By Roger Gates
Hopefully Bo will be better than ever and get...

Hopefully Bo will be better than ever and get back to winning races & selling a lot of cars but this thread is exactly why the Army (See Army leaving NHRA/DSR) has no reason to be spending money on...
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