Finally, some people that read a message for it's content and meaning.
My original message:
> > As an alternative to Bill's proposal, leave D/EM alone, and add a
> > third sedan mod class with more realistic weights - - - I have a
> > it could become a VERY heavily subscribed class. For the under 2.0
> > liter cars, have a 1500/1600 lb limit, over 2.0 and under 3.0 1800/1900
> > and over 3.0 2100/2200lb limit, or some such.
In response, Keith Wheeler <email@example.com>wrote:
> I do see some reasons/support for a class where heavier modifieds
> run side by side with "streetable" (admittedly the difficult definition)
> kit cars. I do see such a class having decent participation.
> Should it happen? I dunno. I personally think it'd be more in
> keeping with the idea of "sports car" racing than catering to the
> latest kids-with-money-to-spend-on-car-accessories craze
And Jay Scholz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I got fired up about this a few years ago to no avail. This was during
> the time when a comittee was formed to try to achieve more parity in
> these classes. The problem was that the only people who were on the
> committee were the existing top dogs of the classes, they didn't want
> any real change. I've long thought that the 1000lb weight for D-Mod was
> stupid. Nobody can get there yet nobody seems to want it changed. I
> also think that it makes no sense to have two classes (D and E Mod)
> which both achieve about the same speed potential. I suggested
> adjusting weights to create a fast class and a slow class. That way the
> existing fast people could stay the same but would be combined in the
> fast class. The other class would be weighted more like what George
> said. This way some of the more common cars available out their would
> have a fair place to play.
> It seems though that people are much more willing to create an entirely
> new class than they are willing to change an existing one so I like
> George's idea of creating a new class.
Thanx for your support