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

Cox and BES Bringing More Cubic-Inches to Edelbrock Xtreme Street

By Mary Lendzion

Ever since joining NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street ranks in 2000, Ray Cox has been building his own engines for his ’77 Trans Am, and he was rewarded for his exhaustive efforts in the 2014 season with personal bests of 8.19 and 170 mph.

“At every event in … Read More

Bill Tichenor Discusses Holley’s Foray Into the LS Market and More

By Mary Lendzion

It’s been over 110 years since brothers George and Earl Holley from Bradford, Pennsylvania, designed their first carburetor, and what would eventually become the Holley four-barrel carburetor is now a legendary part of automotive history. While Holley’s four-barrel fuel mixer is still a popular, and quite viable, … Read More

Ausmus Aiming for Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 at NMCA Season-Opener in Florida in March

By Mary Lendzion

The ’14 NMCA season began with a bang for NA 10.5 driver Dwight Ausmus, as he drove his ’72 Firebird to a win at the 12th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March by way of a combination … Read More

Mike Hadley’s Nova Gets a Boost from Juice

By Mary Lendzion

As though the ’68 Nova Mike Hadley bought as a junior in high school in ’86 didn’t attract enough attention with its bright orange paint, he offered its small-block Chevy engine a sip of nitrous and became one of the first in his Indiana neighborhood to use … Read More

Scotty Guiler Gearing Up for Return to Edelbrock Xtreme Street

By Mary Lendzion

After an unplanned interval of nearly three years,  Edelbrock Xtreme Street driver Scotty Guiler — more commonly known as Scotty G — is set to return to race action at the highly anticipated 13th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, March 20-22, 2015, at Bradenton … Read More

Tempted by the Tempest – Shawn Dixon Stick-Shifts to Steady Eights

By Mary Lendzion

Because Shawn Dixon had always admired the body lines of a ’62 Pontiac Tempest, he paid particular attention to the one he saw trapping tens at the Pontiac Nationals event at Summit Motorsports Park in Ohio in ’03, and immediately after, decided he had to have one.… Read More

DeMayo, Jr. Gets Down and Dirty During Testing

By Mary Lendzion

While ’14 NMCA FSC NA 10.5 champion Mike DeMayo, Jr. posted a 7.981 and 169.87 mph at the last NMCA race of the ’14 season to claim the current class elapsed-time and top-speed records — and then posted a 7.90 in a subsequent test session — he … Read More