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RUMOR MILL - CHANGES COMING TO THE NHRA NATIONAL RECORD SYSTEM?

 

RUMOR MILL - HOW ABOUT MATT HARTFORD WITH AN EFI ENGINE FROM WJ, WITH A CHAOTIC CONNECTION?

 

In the world of uncertainty known as today's NHRA Pro Stock, we have caught wind of some good news in the community. Word has it Matt Hartford will race Pomona with support of Kenny Koretsky with a new EFI program courtesy of "The Professor" Warren Johnson. 

 

RUMOR MILL - PRO MOD RACER "TESTING" THE FUEL WATERS?

 

Word has it that a popular Pro Modified racer has been going to school to test the waters of running Top Fuel. From what we hear, this racer has nitro blood in his veins. 

 

RUMOR MILL - TOP ELIMINATOR CLUB PAVILION IN WORKS AT INDY?

 

The rumor floating around is a 16,000-square foot Top Eliminator Club pavilion is in the works to get approved for construction at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. A source said the hope is to break ground on the pavilion project within the next 30 days.

RUMOR MILL - ALLEN JOHNSON RACING IN 2016?

 

CompetitionPlus.com has learned not only will past champion Allen Johnson race Pro Stock in 2016, but will also do so for multiple seasons. In other words, we have heard his highly anticipated "deal" went through. An official announcement could come within a couple of weeks.

 

RUMOR MILL - RUMBLINGS ABOUT 4TH DSR DRAGSTER?

 

Sources indicate a fourth Top Fuel dragster from the Don Schummacher Racing camp is coming close to fruition. From what we hear, this dragster will be driven by a pilot new to the Big Show of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. 

 

RUMOR MILL - DSR'S THIRD DRAGSTER DRIVER TO BE NAMED

 

The rumor mill is churning, and from what we hear the rumored move of Alan Johnson over to John Force Racing will not include Shawn Langdon. Langdon, from what we hear will be soon announced as the third dragster driver for DSR. As for the AJ banter, we say smart money is bet on a face familiar to the championship tuner accompanying him on the rumored move. 

RUMOR MILL - PART-TIME PRO STOCK RACER HEADED TO FC?

 

Rumors abound regarding the landscape of 2016 and NHRA Pro Stock. While we are uncertain about what to expect in Pomona, we can tell you one part-time Pro Stock racer has already started the initial process of purchasing a fuel operation with the plan of headed nitro Funny Car racing. 

 

RUMOR MILL - LEAH PRITCHETT HAS A RIDE FOR 2016?

 

The rumor mill continues to churn away, and the latest word floating around surrounds Leah Pritchett, and her future.

Pritchett became a free agent in the fall when sponsor Gumout decided to go elsewhere and Dote Racing opted to park their operation.

RUMOR MILL - SMITH GONE FROM JFR; BIG NAME COMING IN?

 

Multiple sources have confirmed Todd Smith has been released from his position as crew chief of the Monster Energy Top Fuel car at John Force Racing. From what is floating around the rumor mill, we hear a top-shelf tuner could be headed that way. If this comes to pass, it will be the talk of the nitro community. 

 

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