:::::: Rumor Mill ::::::

RUMOR MILL - THERE'S ANOTHER MUSTANG HEADED TO PRO STOCK

 

Word has it there will be another Mustang racing in Pro Stock at Denver and with a brand new driver. Cristian Cuadra, son of Fernando Cuadra Sr., will be behind the wheel of the Ford-powered by a Chris McGaha-prepared engine for the Western Swing.

 

 

RUMOR MILL - LAST MINUTE FC ENTRY FOR BRISTOL?

RUMOR MILL - A FAMILIAR FACE RETURNING TO MOUNTAIN MOTOR PRO STOCK?

 

RUMOR MILL - CANOPY OUT FOR PROMINENT DRAGSTER TEAM?

 

Word has it a prominent team will soon abandon the canopy cockpit dragster in favor of a conventional version. We are told the extra weight of the design has made a difference in the performance and a major reason for the switch. The rumors suggest it could be as early as Topeka weekend, or by Norwalk. Reportedly the conversion is already underway.

 

 

RUMOR MILL - GUESS WHO'S GETTING A NEW MUSTANG?

 

 

Word has it, the next of the new Mustang bodies will debut during this weekend's NHRA Virginia Nationals. We are told that Tim Wilkerson, once a teammate to Bob Tasca III, will reveal a new Blue Oval body just like the one Tasca premiered in Pomona.

 

 

RUMOR MILL - TF SPONSOR SWITCHING TO PRO STOCK?

 

 

We are told a part-time major sponsor for a Top Fuel team has reportedly shifted their marketing budget and will step away from a top ten dragster to brand their business on the side of a Pro Stocker. This one should be interesting.

 

RUMOR MILL - MORE IS BETTER FOR MOUNTAIN MOTORS?

 

RUMOR MILL - CREW CHIEF CAROUSEL TURNING AGAIN

 

Word has it there are two rather significant personnel changes soon to come to light in the nitro ranks. We are told a member of a former Ford team is headed to a current Ford team to serve in a crew chief capacity. Additionally we are told this train will also run in the opposite direction. It might be a prime example of one good turn deserves another. Expect announcements to be released this week. 

 

RUMOR MILL - ALEX LAUGHLIN IN A FORD?

 

RUMOR MILL - ANOTHER NITROUS PRO MOD GONE?

 

Last fall, Pro Modified icon Rickie Smith proclaimed his days as a nitrous racer were done. Word comes to us another nitrous racer will likely run his final race with the power adder. We are told Khalid alBalooshi will take delivery of a turbocharged Camaro following the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. 

 

 

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