Just Wondering...

Just Wondering……Why certain race AA/FC teams raise holy hell about not getting paid enough to race their cars but when the NHRA calls and asks them to race for nothing they can’t say yes soon enough. What kind of message does that send promoters?

Just Wondering… ...Am I the only one who is over AA/FC “tribute” cars. I mean there has to be three or four “Jungle Jim” cars and at least as many “Blue Max” cars. In most cases if the cars are raced then they are nothing like the original.

Just Wondering……After reading in IHRA president Aaron Polburn’s column in Drag Review that the reason for the new Pro Fuel (injected Top Fuel) class was that current Top Fuel cars are just too expensive to race, why, instead of basically forcing a majority of the faithful IHRA teams to quit or race with the NHRA, didn’t they consult their Top Fuel racers and see if they could have made some rules that would make their existing Top Fuel cars less expensive to race.

Just Wondering……Does it make sense for the IHRA to have both conventional Top Fuel cars and the new injected Top Fuel cars to run at the same event? Why allow the fans to see the difference between a real Top Fuel car and an injected Top Fuel car? The difference between the two is like night and day.

Just Wondering……If the IHRA/Feld management believes that un-supercharged Top Fuel cars are the answer, then why didn’t they write in a class for an un-supercharged Nitro Funny Car class?

Just Wondering……..Have you read where NHRA is now going to allow “Legend” sedans to compete at NHRA-sanctioned tracks? In case you don’t know what a “Legend” car is it is basically a mini-oval track sedan-style car powered by a motorcycle engine. Oh, do you think the fact that Bruton Smith owns the “Legend Car” program had any influence on the NHRA’s decision?

Just Wondering……Speaking of “Legend” cars, can Funny Car bodies on a Legend chassis be coming in the future?

Just Wondering……How the loss of major sponsorship from the National Guard is going to affect the ADRL business plan? Without that cash injection, we may see a slightly different ADRL in 2010.

Just Wondering……Will bracket racing’s fabled “Million Dollar Race” survive and thrive moving from a major venue like Memphis Motorsports Park back to the friendly confines of Holly Springs, Mississippi?

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