NMCA Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 Driver Riccardi Rebounds after Wreck and Readies for Return to Racing

By Mary Lendzion

Just before nightfall on Friday, April 10, 2015, longtime and legendary naturally aspirated driver Rick Riccardi took his place on the starting line for the first qualifying session in the Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 category as part of the 7th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA … Read More

Mickey Thompson Radial Wars Driver and VP Racing Fuels Midwest Regional Manager Jason Rueckert Discusses Hooking and Booking

By Mary Lendzion

After spending the weekend at Lights Out 6 at South Georgia Motorsports Park in February 2015, Jason Rueckert’s voice was decidedly deeper than usual, and when asked about it, he laughed before saying he had his “best Lou Rawls impersonation going on.”

Just a bit of a … Read More

NMCA Stainless Works Street Outlaw Driver Gustafson Down But Not Out

By Mary Lendzion

While Eric Gustafson cruised to the NMCA West ProCharger Street Outlaw championship in 2014, he cruised over to NMCA Stainless Works Street Outlaw ranks at the 13th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March, where he qualified in … Read More

Rebuilding of Mills’ Wrecked Camaro Wrapping Up for 7th Annual Borla Exhaust NMCA/NMRA All Star Nationals in Georgia

By Mary Lendzion

Back in February, we reported that NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars driver DeWayne Mills went into a wild and wicked wheelstand in his ’68 Camaro at the Lights Out 6 event at South Georgia Motorsports Park and had an abrupt return to Earth.

In fact, the car … Read More

Mike Brown Recovering from Injuries Sustained in Wreck

By Mary Lendzion

Mike Brown, the ’13 Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge JE Pistons LSX Drag Radial champion, was involved in a wreck in his Firebird on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Outlaw Street Car Reunion at Memphis International Raceway.

He was racing alongside Heath Littrell, whose car was collected … Read More

New Wrap and New ET Goal for Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center NA 10.5 Driver Ben Mens

By Mary Lendzion

Fans of NMCA Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center NA 10.5 Driver Ben Mens who wondered where he was and what he was up to in the beginning of the 2014 season got their answer when he rolled his Mustang out of the trailer at the 8th … Read More

VP Racing Fuels’ Jason Rueckert Ready to Cruise the Cutlass to Low Fours

By Mary Lendzion

While Jason Rueckert ran a remarkable 4.30 at 182 mph in his ’82 Cutlass in NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars in 2014, he’s focused on 4.teens for 2015, and to help him accomplish that, he has moved from 94mm Precision Pro Mod turbos to 98mm Precision Pro … Read More

ARP Nitrous Pro Street Racer Ritli Raring to Go with New Engine

By Mary Lendzion

When Josh Ritli rolled his ’69 Camaro out of the trailer in what was then ARP Nostalgia Pro Street but is now ARP Nitrous Pro Street at the Twelfth Annual NMCA World Street Finals in October of 2013 at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana, he attracted a … Read More

Micke and Carter Making Upgrades to Tried-and-True Malibu

By Mary Lendzion

While we may not see the tried-and-true Malibu owned by Jason Carter and driven by Mark Micke in Mickey Thompson Radial Wars at the season-opening 13th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, March 20-22, 2015 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, we’ll likely see it … Read More

DeWayne Mills Heads to the Sky – and then the Chassis Shop

By Mary Lendzion

NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars driver DeWayne Mills went for a wild ride in his ’68 Camaro during the third round of PTC Radial vs. the World qualifying at the Lights Out 6 event at South Georgia Motorsports Park on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.

“It started out … Read More