John Trobiani Goes From Street to Strip and Sees Sevens

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By Mary Lendzion (Photos by Fastest Street Car Team)

One look at the ’68 Camaro in the shop was all it took for an eighteen year old John Trobiani to decide he had to have it, so he turned over the $4,800 he had earned pumping gas at the Shell … Read More

Sticking By The Stick-Shift – Teddy Weaver Wheelies to Nines

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By Mary Lendzion (Photos by Fastest Street Car Team)

After years of jumping off the line and rowing through the gears in NMRA Pure Street, Teddy Weaver decided in ‘07 to park his ‘88 Mustang because he had too often asked too much of its chassis and it rebelled by … Read More

Ausmus and His All Motor Combination Ascend to NMCA Winner’s Circle

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When Dwight Ausmus brought his ’72 Firebird to the NMCA’s NA 10.5 class last season, he was patient as he worked to coax more power from his combination and told himself that it would take some time, and at the last race of the season in Indiana, he was rewarded … Read More

All Motor Authority – Don Bowles Blasts To Comp Cams NA 10.5 Championship

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Written by Mary Lendzion (Photos by FSC staff)

Just after going through the traps at 8.20 at 165 mph at the Sixth Annual JE Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Milan Dragway in Michigan in ’12, Don Bowles’ ’79 Mustang shifted aggressively to the right and went into the wall.… Read More

Spotlight on JE Pistons LSX Drag Radial and Stainless Works Street Outlaw Driver Ray Litz

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By Mary Lendzion

Since purchasing his ’98 Camaro as a roller two years ago, Ray Litz has been racking up round wins while racing in Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge Series’ JE Pistons LSX Drag Radial, NMCA Stainless Works Street Outlaw and other series.

Last season, he recorded a 5.30 at … Read More

Adam Preston Preparing to Move from LSX Real Street to LSX Drag Radial

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When Adam Preston entered the Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge Series’ Holley EFI LSX Real Street ranks in ’10, he was armed with a can-do attitude, capable car and competent crew, and he went on to capture the class championship that year as well as in ’11 and ’12.

But with … Read More

Mark Woodruff Gearing Up to Return to Mickey Thompson Super Street 10.5W After Wreck

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In preparation for the Lights Out V — Paid in Full race  at South Georgia Motorsports Park, NMCA Mickey Thompson Super Street 10.5W standout Mark Woodruff loaded his pristine and powerful ’67 Corvette into his trailer and headed from his home in Missouri to the track to take part in … Read More

Spotlight on NMCA TTi Performance Exhaust and Headers Nostalgia Super Stock Driver Doug Duell

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Interview by Mary Lendzion/Photos by FSC Staff

Last March, Doug Duell’s Airedale Terrier, Barkley, hopped into the passenger’s seat of Duell’s motorhome and settled in for the long ride from their home in Indiana to the 11th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in Florida, where he soaked … Read More

A Need for Nitrous – Jim Beil Uses Juice to Goose His ’70 Cutlass

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Written by Mary Lendzion/Photos by FSC Staff

While the pea-green paint on the ’70 Cutlass Jim Beil saw for sale in a newspaper in ’80 didn’t speak to him, its 350 cubic-inch Oldsmobile engine and Turbo 350 transmission did, so he bought it, repainted it dark green and headed to … Read More

Interview with Holley EFI LSX Real Street Driver Rodney Massengale

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By Mary Lendzion

When Rodney Massengale began running in the Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge Series’ Proform LSX Rumble class in ’10, he was behind the wheel of an ’07 Corvette Z06 that got its go from a factory-issued 427 cubic-inch LS7 engine and a ProCharger D1SC and clocked 9.29 at … Read More