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RUMOR MILL SUSPENDED UNTIL PANDEMIC IS OVER

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In light of the challenging situation the world faces with the global pandemic, the staff at CompetitionPlus.com has decided with so much uncertainty, we have decided to stick only factual news we can investigate and confirm 100-percent. Just like with the cancelling of the April Fools tradition this year, it really isn't appropriate at our time. 

RUMOR MILL - A MODIFIED ELIMINATOR INSITUTION RETURNING TO COMP ELIMINATOR?

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UPDATED RUMOR MILL - A GLARING ABSENCE IN POMONA?

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One of the more interesting rumors floating around the NHRA sphere suggests there will be a prominent absence at the 2020 season opener in Pomona, Ca. While there's no confirmation or denial, the word going around suggests two-time series champion Steve Torrence will not be in attendance at the NHRA Winternationals. Adding more fuel to the fire, Torrence isn't entered for the event yet per the official NHRA entry list. 

 

RUMOR MILL - NITRO TEAMS PONDERING IMPLEMENTING THEIR OWN COST-CUTTING MEASURES FOR 2020?

 

RUMOR MILL - WHO IS TUNING FORCE'S FUNNY CAR?

There has been no official statement as to Brian Corradi leaving John Force Racing and reunited with longtime friend and driver Antron Brown. We are hearing that John Force's crew chiefs for 2020, although not officially announced, will be Danny Hood and Ronnie Thompson. 

 

 

RUMOR MILL - NEW TOP FUEL SPONSOR COMING?

 

RUMOR MILL - HARTFORD ON THE MOVE?

 

RUMOR MILL - WARMING UP ELSEWHERE?

 

The traditional PRO test at Wild Horse Motorsports Park appears to be done at least for this season, or at least that's what is floating around the rumor mill. If the traditional preseason nitro warm-up moves locations, we hear the odds-on landing spot will be The Strip at Las Vegas, where the event was held in past years before it moved to Phoenix.

 

 

RUMOR MILL - IT'S A SATELLITE THING?

 

Did nitro fans see a glimpse of the future this season?

Was the Bob Tasca III satellite team success a harbinger of things to come?

RUMOR MILL - NEW NITRO SPONSOR COMING?

 

Expect the rumor mill to start churning again, with revelations coming as soon as this week.

Word has it a prominent Top Fuel team will introduce a familiar to drag racing, new sponsorship which from what we hear, could leave the nitro community green with envy. But, you know how these rumors are, sometimes they pan out, and sometimes they can be open to interpretation.

 

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