VP Racing Fuels Pre-Order Program Announced!

NMCA and VP Racing Fuels are pleased to announce an all-new pre-order fuel program for the 2015 event season.  NMCA racers who pre-order their fuel will save costly freight charges (in most cases) and can be assured their spec or race fuels will be delivered at each NMCA event.

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E-Force Universal Supercharger From Edelbrock

For all of those engine swappers out there, Edelbrock has expanded its E-Force Universal Supercharger systems to include applications for GM Gen III engines.

The universal blower kit incorporates the Eaton Twin Vortices Series (TVS) Gen VI rotor assembly, as well as an air-to-water twin intercooler system. Long, 12-inch runners … Read More

Camping Available in Bradenton for Upcoming Event

Trackside RV Camping will be available at Bradenton Motorsports Park for the upcoming Ross Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals. These RV spots are on the trackside fence with a great view of the track. They do not have electrical or sewer hookup.

Trackside RV Spots can be purchased at the … Read More

New Website Created for NMCA West Racers

The NMCA WEST VP Racing Fuels Street Car Nationals is proud to announce that its all-new website, NMCAwest.com, is now fully operational and ready to use.  NMCA WEST racers and fans can use NMCAwest.com for both participant and spectator information.  Love to drag race or autocross?  Hit the DRAG RACER/AUTO-X … Read More

Champion Cooling Systems to Sponsor Pro Comp: Offer’s Contingency in 2015

As many racers of the NMCA West heard at the awards ceremony held earlier this month, Champion Cooling Systems will be sponsoring the Pro Comp class in 2015. They will also be posting contingency in all of the NMCA West sportsman classes.

With radiators that are direct-fit for over 500 … Read More

Turbo 400 With a Twist

This is M&M Transmission’s Extreme Drag Radial Two-speed Lock-Up Turbo 400 just like what is found in some of the fastest radial cars in the country, including the ’78 Malibu driven by M&M’s Mark Micke. Many options are available including various gear ratios. It features the SFI-approved ATI Performance Supercase, … Read More

Pre-season Testing nets big results for Kevin Fiscus, Keith Berry, and Dave DeMarco

Dave DeMarco’s menacing Grand National and its new supercharged powerplant.

As most of the country is under the grip of cold weather a few NMCA racers headed south to Bradenton Motorsports Park for a little pre-season testing. The biggest highlights out Florida are the debut of Dave DeMarco’s latest version … Read More

Borla Exhaust to Sponsor All Star Nats in Atlanta

Borla Exhaust recently signed an agreement with ProMedia to become the sponsor of the NMCA/NMRA All Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway this April 9-12th. Borla, a leader in the design and manufacture of stainless steel performance exhaust, began three decades ago as a manufacturer of exhaust systems for such “concours … Read More

NMCA WEST Rules Adjustments Announced for Two Classes

The NMCA WEST Rules Committee has announced these changes/additions to the 2015 rules for Pro Modified and Outlaw 8.5.

 

The NMCA WEST Pro Mod ruled adjustment reads as follows:

Any Pro Mod entry using a 33×10.5W or smaller bias-ply slick may deduct 100lbs from their original base weight.

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From Stalled to Speed: Everything You Need to Know About Torque Converters

By Scott Parker

Photography courtesy of the manufacturers

The automatic transmission is an extremely complicated device that seems to be held together by witchcraft. Thankfully for us, the torque converter is quite a bit simpler. It is essentially made up of a pump, stator, and turbine that move transmission fluid … Read More