For stripping lacquers, you want to use 91% Isopropyl Alcohol, keep in mind that brake fluid has been known to make plastic brittle.
Scuffing paint with say 400 or 800 grit sand paper, or something like wool pad will help the stripping process , and this applies to using the purple cleaner, heat, it at all possible, set the container outside or in a garage , someplace that it gets warm, the heat speeds up the process.
I think overall its going to be better in the long for the NHRA moving over the Fox Sports twins, ESPN cares less about anything on four wheels, the only issue could be that Fox Sports 1 is in10 million less homes than ESPN is. Or I could be wrong and moving to Fox Sports could be bad. On a related side note, it was reported that Disney is forcing ESPN to cut 250million dollars from its budget by 2017, and here we have the NHRA leaving ESPN.
Oh yeah, nice gust of wind out of nowhere knocking the sun shade off the hooks and breaking it, for the second time(meaning, second sun shade), so now, the third one is up, lets see if my idea to bend the hooks upwards will prevent it from happening again.