Rick Hornback’s Chevelle High Steps With High Horsepower in NMCA MagnaFuel Open Comp

By Mary Lendzion

With a thousand dollars he had saved working at a grocery store near his family’s home in Olney, Illinois, Rick Hornback bought a ’69 Chevelle with a small-block Chevy and Mucie four-speed as a sixteen year old in ’78. He had a bevy of modifications in mind … Read More

New Paint for Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 Driver Dwight Ausmus’ Firebird for this Weekend’s NMCA Event

By Mary Lendzion

When Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Dwight Ausmus rolls his ’72 Firebird out of his trailer at the 14th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, May 14-17, 2015 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, it will be wearing a fresh … Read More

NMCA Stainless Works Street Outlaw Driver Phil Smith Set to Swap Carburetion for Injection

By Mary Lendzion

After years of running carburetion — and after mere minutes with the persuasive Patrick Barnhill of PTP Racing — Stainless Works Street Outlaw driver Phil Smith and his crew chief, Billy Adams, have made the decision to move to fuel injection for their boisterous and black ’02 … Read More

Warren’s Win Outside of NMCA Winds him up for 14th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in Kentucky in May

By Mary Lendzion

Remaining right on course despite a rain delay and a reschedule, NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street driver John Warren went on to capture a win and a personal best in his ’72 Nova at a Jason Grimes-organized race at Ohio Valley Dragway in Kentucky on Sunday, April 26, … Read More

Baskin to be Back in ARP Nitrous Pro Street at 14th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in Kentucky in May

By Mary Lendzion

While Don Baskin was noticeably absent from the 13th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in Florida in late March and the 7th Annual Borla Exhaust NMCA/NMRA All Star Nationals in Georgia in early April, he was spotted testing at Memphis International Raceway on April … Read More

Aneian Aiming for Another VP Racing Fuels NMCA West Lucas Oil NA 10.5 Championship

By Mary Lendzion

After winning four of five races in the VP Racing Fuels NMCA West series last year, Lucas Oil NA 10.5 driver Tony Aneian went on to win the championship for the third year in a row, and because he was on a roll, he surprised fans by … Read More

Koehler to Kick-Start Season at Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Atlanta Dragway

By Mary Lendzion

With their sights set on combing through their combinations and competing for the first time in the new year, popular Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series JE Pistons LSX Drag Radial drivers Mark Koehler and Mike Brown headed to the Outlaw Street Car Reunion at Memphis International Raceway at … Read More

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