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RUMOR MILL: WHO'S MOVING IN BROWNSBURG?

Word has it that a crew whose program ended at the end of the 2020 season will pack their bags and head a few buildings over to Cruz Pedregon Racing for 2021. We are told this move could be finalized as early as tomorrow.

 

 

RUMOR MILL - A CHANGE OF ADDRESS?

 

Don't be surprised if one nitro team in Brownsburg, Ind., has a new address for the 2021 season. This is the first of several pieces in the silly season puzzle expected to materialize from what we hear.

 

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IS HARLEY-DAVIDSON DONE WITH DRAG RACING?

 

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Multiple sources, including motorcycle-oriented drag racing website eatmyink.com, have said the Harley-Davidson program has completed its contract and will not return to race with Vance & Hines for 2021. We have reached out to a member of the Vance & Hines team but have yet to hear back.

 

RUMOR MILL - BRISTOL DRAGWAY WILL BE ON 2021 NHRA CAMPING WORLD SCHEDULE

 

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RUMOR MILL: WHERE THERE'S SMOKE THERE'S A TOP FUELER?

 

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Our friends over at Nitro Reports shared a doozie of a rumor we'd heard about three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.

Stewart, who has been hanging around the NHRA pits lately, is said to be planning to climb behind the wheel of a Top Fuel dragster soon. He's reportedly been buying safety equipment and planning a visit to the Frank Hawley Drag Racing School.

RUMOR MILL - NHRA SCHEDULE RUMBLINGS

 

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A REPLACEMENT FOR LOST MAJOR NHRA SPONSOR WAITING IN THE WINGS?

The rumor mill has been working overtime since NHRA revealed series sponsor Coca-Cola had opted not to fulfill the contract which was to run through 2023. Then this item popped up on our Twitter feed. It sure would be a major positive in the midst of a 2020 which has been very unkind to the world.

RUMOR MILL: HOW IS THIS SUPPOSED TO HELP?

 

Not sure how this will stimulate growth within the nitro racing community, but we are told the NHRA’s official fuel supplier will bill teams $1680 per 42 gallon drums. 

We just wonder how this kind of a price from an official fuel supplier when many of the teams are racing for a reduced purse helps at a challenging time for teams.

 

RUMOR MILL - ANSWERS FROM JOHN FORCE RACING?

 

It's the 800-pound gorilla in the corner of the room which no media outlet wants to touch without confirmation. Will John Force Racing be at the back-to-back Indianapolis events or even at all this season?

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

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