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I've always thought it was curious that if someone crossed the centerline at 1319' (999') it's a DQ but at 1321' (1001') it's "Ok"
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Definately yes.
I do think 1400ft for 1,000 ft cars, and 1,700 ft for 1/4 mile cars would be
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This idea has already been overwhelmingly approved by the PRO board and was passed on to NHRA to make the new rule several races ago. Hopefully they were just waiting until the end of the season to implement the rule as this is a no brainer regarding safety.
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If they do this, will John Force ever win a another round again?
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If they do this, will John Force ever win a another round again?
Pretty sure the new rules package favors the "veterans" and those who were having trouble with the way the F/C's are driving now so the point may be mute.
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why not just put the k bars down the middle of the track so they can scrape the wall on both sides. It is closer to just making million dollar slot cars out of them.
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It's become apprent this rule is needed. It's pretty compelling when the racers are calling for it. I think NHRA will have a hard time saying no to it. But then, its the NHRA we're talking about here sooooo.... yeah who knows what they'll do.

Will this be known as the John Force rule?
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To all the racers that want this, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
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To all the racers that want this, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
Regarding the First or Worst rule and extending the centerline foul to 1320.

What’s the best thing for TV/NHRA/fans/you/etc. in this scenario?

First round of the Winternationals and Britt/Tony/DougK/SteveT (pick your favorite) is lined up against the newest T/F driver that nobody has ever heard of using somebody’s old, wornout car that barely passes tech.

Tree comes down and the leaker smokes the tires, booms the motor and oils down the full 1320 while “the star” just barely kisses the cone at the 1320.
The star is out, so is the cleanup crew and the leaker is putting his “backup bullet” between the rails so he can do it again.

What really IS “First or Worst” in this situation?

Would you vote for “leaker loses”?

Is the leaker First AND Worst?
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