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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2019, 12:12:32 PM »
Thanks for the clear explanation Van. That makes more sense.

Bruce, i believe an advanced ET license is good for quicker than 7.50. Van explained the driver didn't have one. Therefore, if he did, then they would have a ran A/F as they signed up for in the first place.

 Maybe because of the ET potential  of A/F the request was denied , could have been more recepted to 7.0 for A-ET license?   whatever water under the bridge so to say

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2019, 01:38:05 PM »
Bruce, your right now that I think about it.

Now that the class has dipped below the 6.00 barrier, what would the license requirement be?

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« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2019, 05:04:04 PM »
Ding Ding Ding  We have a winner!!!!

  Without a index and the class potential is in the 5's and getting quicker, logic tells use Fuel license and chassis spec for everybody in the class

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2019, 08:02:37 PM »
Now I am wondering if Mike Rice tried to do the Nitro ban (starting with us) and a bunch of racers pushed back ?  Now this whole thing is looking really stupid.

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #19 on: March 05, 2019, 10:51:58 AM »
Something I noticed in 7.0 class. Where as most have 30" limit on nose 7.0 allows 40". Curiosity always gets me so a little math and seems its worth around .025.Not much but if you had a combo that had very little extra  to tune around it is a extra.
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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #20 on: March 05, 2019, 01:55:06 PM »
2019 is the first time that has been in place for 7.0  but its been in A/F for 10yrs  since the A/F dragster guys were whining that the A/F class could also include F/C and Altereds and they had a 10" advantage over the dragsters.   Nothing like shortening the track by almost a foot

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #21 on: March 05, 2019, 05:36:11 PM »
Add a 10" fin out front???

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #22 on: March 06, 2019, 08:56:51 AM »
cut it off and no overhang.  Front wheels start the race -- front wheel finish the race

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #23 on: March 06, 2019, 11:28:18 AM »
When I built my old Logghe altered I added a front wing. It was designed with side sponsons that were at the minimum legal height at rest, and maximum overhang. At the big end it added a lot of downforce. The anchor points were urethane bushings.

One time in the finals I ran a digger and the guy's wife was at the finish line watching. She swore - literally swore - that her hubby's front wheels were ahead of mine at the stripe.

Do tell?

Lots of races were won by 30" or less.
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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #24 on: March 06, 2019, 02:11:39 PM »
cut it off and no overhang.  Front wheels start the race -- front wheel finish the race
While more period correct,if the rules allow it I see mo reason not to take advantage of it. JMO
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« Reply #25 on: March 06, 2019, 03:02:07 PM »
Except for the starting line beams, all other timers down the track are 6" off the track surface. That is why an overhang car has the advantage over the traditional front end. They get a 2ft head start before the tree hits and the track is shorter by 2ft.

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2019, 09:12:22 AM »
In 7.0 I do not see any advantage except for its extra cushion if you are close on power to run the number. Now in heads up? If you can run it and don't that IMO is just crazy. I look at  it like the ceramic bearings.Not going to make huge change or advantage,but if its there I wiil use it. Plus If I can run it in bracket race it is enough to screw with others driving the stripe.
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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #27 on: March 07, 2019, 01:31:06 PM »
In 7.0 I do not see any advantage except for its extra cushion if you are close on power to run the number. Now in heads up? If you can run it and don't that IMO is just crazy. I look at  it like the ceramic bearings.Not going to make huge change or advantage,but if its there I wiil use it. Plus If I can run it in bracket race it is enough to screw with others driving the stripe.

A lot of the 7.0 guys drive the stripe pretty hard so it is an advantage

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Re: 2019 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series Rules Supplement
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2019, 02:46:16 PM »
Both cars (with and without) tires are on the line together and both hit the start beam with their tires to start the clock at the same time. Both cars glued together down the track. Who is going to win that race??? the car with the 2' overhang, If the car without leads the other car by 1' to 23" he will still lose. In the previous situation the only way the car without the overhang can win is if hits dead on the number because the other guy will run too quick because of the overhang. This is/was supposed to be Nostalgia Racing and there wasn't overhang back then-- it a modern design