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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Micke Motors to Another Win

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

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

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


NMCA Announces the All-New Chevrolet Performance Stock Class for the 2015

Rollie Miller, NMCA National Event Director, announced today an exciting all-new class for 2015 in both the NMCA Series and the LSX Showdown Challenge Series. The new Chevrolet Performance Stock (LS Stock) class will be using the brand new Chevrolet Performance DR525 drag racing sealed crate engine released yesterday, May … Read More


“LS Stock” Class Coming to NMCA: Featuring Chevrolet Performance “DR525″ Engine

Chevrolet Performance has announced the all-new DR525 drag racing crate engine, designed as the spec engine for National Muscle Car Association’s new LS Stock racing class in the LSX Showdown Challenge Series. The 6.2L (376 cubic inches) naturally aspirated engine is rated at 525 horsepower and features several tamper-proof bolts … Read More


2014 Mid-Season Rule Requests — Due Sunday, June 15, 2014


The NMCA Tech Department has requested that all Mid-Season Rule Requests be turned in by Sunday, June 15, 2014 for consideration. The Tech Department is trying to expedite the process to get any adjustments and rule modifications handled in a quick and decisive manner. As usual, the rule adjustments … Read More

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Wardlow’s a Wizard on Wheels

By Mary Lendzion

Steven Wardlow had spent time behind the wheel of a ‘66 Chevelle, ‘77 Camaro and ‘69 Camaro which all ran nitrous-encouraged nines on street tires before setting his eyes on the ‘69 Nova he has now. Just a month after buying it as a roller from fellow … Read More