Michael Biehle, II Has One Motivated Mustang

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By Mary Lendzion

A fascination with Fords was fueled at the age of fifteen for Michael Biehle, II, when he bought an ’89 Mustang with a 5.0 engine, let it sip nitrous and ran thirteens all night long after shelling out ten bucks for entry at the local track.

It … Read More

Sunday Coverage-NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing

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In today’s first round of Edelbrock Xtreme Street, Dan Baumann drove his ‘88 Mustang — powered by a 311 cubic-inch topped with Trick Flow-heads and fronted by a ProCharger F-1C-10.5 — to a 7.81 at 175 mph to grab the record for the quickest blower pass under the new class … Read More

Chris Harrington and Jeff Harrington, Jr. – From Grand National to Grand Mustang

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By Mary Lendzion

As soon as brothers Chris Harrington and Jeff Harrington, Jr. got their driver’s licenses, they followed their parents’ lead and climbed into Buick Grand Nationals, and it wasn’t long before they were modifying their engines to make the most of their street and strip time around their … Read More

Summers Gains Steam in his Garrett-Backed Camaro

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By Mary Lendzion

When Kooks Pro Mod master Steve Summers rolled his Jerry Bickel-built 70 ½ Camaro out of the trailer at the Inaugural Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Gateway International Raceway in Illinois in May, fans noticed Garrett twin 88mm turbos where Precision twin 88mm turbos … Read More

NA 10.5 Driver Dwight Ausmus Takes His Firebird From Daily-Driver to Strip-Stomper

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By Mary Lendzion

Back in the late ‘80s, Dwight Ausmus and his father, David Ausmus, decided to transform a ’72 Firebird from a daily driver to a strip stomper, and they began by replacing its 400 cubic-inch Pontiac engine with a 455 cubic-inch Pontiac engine topped with a vacuum secondary … Read More

Mike Brown Blasts to Winner’s Circle at His First Race of Season

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By Mary Lendzion

Mike Brown, the ’13 Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge JE Pistons LSX Drag Radial champion, kicked his ’14 season off with a win in the Drag Radial class at the Aeroquip Heads-Up Series event at Milan Dragway in Michigan on Friday, June 6.

Under the hood of his … Read More

Rob Goss’ Challenger Gets off the Line and Goes Sevens in Stainless Works Street Outlaw

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By Mary Lendzion

The ’76 Ford truck that Rob Goss drove on the rural roads of Ashland, Montana as a teenager served as his introduction to cars, and he often pulled apart its 428 Cobra Jet engine just to see what it looked like inside.

He street-raced it until the … Read More

Kenward Coming on Strong in Edelbrock Xtreme Street

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By Mary Lendzion

After building an ’80 Malibu last spring, Eric Kenward set his sights on X275 racing, but his path was cut short when a crosswind grabbed the car’s chute at 170 mph, lifted it and caused it to slam into the wall during an event last fall.

He … Read More

Micke Motors to Another Win

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By Mary Lendzion

Fresh off of a semifinal finish at the Inaugural Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Illinois two weeks ago, NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars ace Mark Micke headed to the Ohio Valley Prize Fight in Kentucky last weekend and earned the … Read More

Gustafson Goes 7.19 and 196 mph for NMCA West Street Outlaw Records

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By Mary Lendzion

Eric Gustafson proved his prowess behind the wheel of the 412 LSX and ProCharger F1X powered ’69 Camaro he raced in Outlaw 8.5 classes in recent years in NMCA West, West Coast Hot Rod Association and the Street Car Super Nationals series.

He made 5.20s at 144 … Read More