For you potential Southern Nat's travelers:
Georgia primary elections has been pushed to May...
Circuit of The Americas closing indefinitely, staff laid off
"Certainly, given the gravity and the human toll of the coronavirus pandemic, motorsports has to be well down the list of priorities. But given what we do here at autoweek.com, racing is an important part of our lives—and of many of our readers’ lives. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst: There’s no question racing is being dealt a brutal blow, and whether it can appropriately rebound will be a mirror of all that’s going on around us."
Sweet 16 event postponed until October
To be run the weekend prior to No Mercy 11. The two events are referred to as "Duck Week".....
as of now Doug Kalitta is the 2020 Top Fuel Champ
NHRA Suspends 2020 season for at least 30 days.....
NMRA-NMCA postpones at least one event....
30 days means they're hoping to get back to Houston.
Deduct two weeks for things to get back to normal.
By the end of March, Glendora should know if Houston is still a go or not.
Considering the CDC just said avoid groups of 50+ events until mid-May, I think Houston is extremely optimistic. I'm preparing for another two months at least until the season starts up again.
I hope they look at "just" extending the end of the season by a month or so to fit all 24 events in.
Which would push it into mid-December. I doubt that will happen.
I figure they'll try and fit postponed events into open weekends, which also depends on the schedule at individual tracks. Failing that, I now believe some of these races could be lost this season.
After Trumps speech today where he said it would be July-August before things might be back to normal (and thats IF we do a good job of staying away from each other). Oh and they also reduced recommended group gatherings from 50 to TEN! With that info its looking like Brainerd in August as BEST CASE scenario for us racing again... #buckleup #nottheflu
MLB pushed back opening season until mid-May.
I finally got to the grocery store this morning and was amazed how stupid people are. Schools are closed but hey..... Let's take the kids to the supermarket! One 8 year old I saw couldn't take her hands off her face while mom said nothing about it! Then there were all the old timers.... like well into their 70's. I couldn't resist asking a few to please go home and have their stuff delivered to them or use the pick-up service!
NASCAR pushed back season until May.
Coronavirus will bankrupt nearly all the world's airlines in a matter of weeks, aviation experts say.
Kentucky Derby (first weekend in May) has been pushed to Sept.
My buddy who flies for United said the same thing. He said 20 folks on a plane that holds 200 isn’t gonna make it
They're going to get bailed out. Cruise ship industry as well.
Cruise ship need a bailout!
Now there's a headline...
Makes me want to go... ah... drag racing!
Just heard on National news that the hotel industry is looking to be bailed out. A group that Disney is a part of.
So far, it is costing U.S. hotels $1.4 billion a week.
Marriot alone is about to lay off approx. 10,000.
Who's going yo bail out the US gobernment once they bail out every industry and send $1,000 checks out to everyone with a pulse?
We are not allowed to talk about that on here.....
“C-19 and NHRA events” our topic? ... OK.
I really like BB’s VHRA, but how about taking it to another level.
Contact 8 well known drag racers at a time, picked by Comp+ from all well know drag race series and have them compete in a “Reaction Time” only race.
Call it “ROAR” which stands for:
“Reactions Only Association of Racers”. (Yeah, I know... that’s pushing it.)
Reaction time pass must be made with the racer belted in their race car while loud engine noises are played, the car is being shook and a smoke machine pumping smoke in the car.
Potential ROAR sponsors:
Port A Tree,
SlimFast (Too many weeks at home and some of these guys won’t fit between the bars.)
Winston “The smoke is back!“ (OK... I’ve been at home too long.)
Kansas (Topeka) has closed schools for the rest of the academic year.
"SlimFast (Too many weeks at home and some of these guys won’t fit between the bars.)" LOL
Hang in there everybody! Its bumpy but we're get through it. Reach out and stay connected! Traffic on the forum will be good for everyone. :)
Now somebody say Ford sucks and let's get the juices flowing. We need to put somebody on posting probation to keep y'all just a little bit ornery..... bwahahahahahha!
Men and women's professional tennis is postponed until June.
They can’t meet in groups of two either! Nuts.
Only in tennis does “doubles” mean “4”.
Double”S” should/could mean any even number.
Call it Two Pairs maybe?
Probably should ask Bruton Smith.
How many more days of this?
Ok. FORD... F'd Over Rebuilt Dodge?
HAHAHAHA Awwwww, we love all Fords and Mopars here too. :D
#chevyrules wink wink
Have a great day everybody!
The State Department is expected raise its travel advisory worldwide to Level 4: Do Not Travel -- the highest level.
Today, Monaco canceled its showcase Formula One Grand Prix, the sport's most famous and glamorous race.
Formula One earlier said the May 24 race was postponed, along with Dutch and Spanish races scheduled for the same month.
Formula One's 2021 technical changes have also been put on hold.
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