This is why people care about this kind of thing:
" I think it will end up a six figure cost by the time I am done. ... It's a special group of dedicated people who race those cars. You might even say we are nuts for spending that much to not go any faster than we do."
Copied from a different forum, as an explanation for those unfamiliar with the rules.
The rules for this class are very restrictive; My BIL with his 503cu in heavily modded 68 Camaro would LOVE to run this class, lol.
He has to run in a modified class, by the rules, as that engine never came in that car, lol. (by a lot of years...
I don't want to take sides, as I am not a current NHRA member. But there is an ethics section, last I checked.
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