You had to know that something like the following
was coming. You fall behind on the vigerish
with a street capo, you know that Tony and Rocco
may drop by for a lecture on political economy.
"Either that money is in our hands tomorrow
or, believe us when we tell you, you will owe
Yes, an Indy-tinted test for the intrepid.
Some hard, some soft. That's probably the dichotomy
that backfires when I was born, lo, those 57
Last Month's Quiz
Our fill-in-the-blank expert is Jim Moe,
with a best four out of five correct. Read on
for the correct answers.
1.) Dave Settles
is the only guy to win back-to-back NHRA Division
4 Top Fuel titles in 1973-1974. He has a Masters
degree in Engineering from a famed Arizona college.
Tommy Ivo and Mike Snively aboard Diamond
Jim Annins dragster ran the first two
fives in the sports Top Fuel history in
late 1972. The next one came from a veteran
Southern California driver named Don Moody (in
the Walton-Cerny-Moody dragster).
is awaiting the soon-to-be done 4.6-second run
by a Funny Car. Mike Brotherton ran Top Fuels
first 4.6-second run in 1994.
4.) This Top
Fuel racer finished in second place in the NHRA
top 10 standings in 1992, 1995, 1997 and 1998.
Sometimes, (this writer) thinks that ole Cory
McClenathan is badly overlooked.
5.) These guys
are tremendously successful Division 4 Alcohol
Funny Car racers. However, Jackie and Ronnie
Stidham are not necessarily the most famous
people in their family. Their dad, Jack Sr.,
was a fiddler for many years in the Bob Wills
and the Texas Playboys, one of country musics
most famous and legendary bands.