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Join Date: Oct 1998
Location: Mooresville, IN (Indianapolis)
Re: NHRA to cut Pro Stock field in half at nine races next season.
There it is...people just don't care about this drag racing stuff at the levels that they used to. Things change and I think that the sport is more or less played out. It certainly is played out at the levels we knew years ago. Sure there are "Geezers" my age who are still in it and there are some younger folks in it big time now but that younger population can't sustain the sport as we knew it.
All the event programs are based on higher attendance levels. Something hadda give. What "gave" was the relatively lower prices we once knew. I don't think that it initially was the higher prices that caused lower attendance...it was lower attendance that cause higher prices IMHO.
I don't disagree with any of this but I think the price vs attendance situation is a snowball effect. Prices keep going up, attendance keeps going down. Which causes which? The chicken or the egg, etc.
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