Championship Countdown: The Contenders

Written by Derek Putnam

The 2014 NMCA series lists a half-dozen events on the docket, and the final one at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis in two weeks. Battle will be waged in nine classes on this historic track to determine not only the winners of the final NHRA Unleashed … Read More

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Micke-Carter Juggernaut Blasts a 4.15 at 198 mph in Testing with Radial Wars Malibu

Defending NMCA champion driver Mark Micke and car owner Jason Carter started the year off finding their groove with the award-winning 1979 Chevy Malibu. As of late they have found their mojo–in large part to two major upgrades. The first was the addition of a pair of Garrett GTX turbochargers … Read More


8th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout Participant Party

Every year one of the highlights of the LSX Shootout is the Thursday evening LSX Participant Party, presented by Chevrolet Performance. NMCA will once again host this very special welcome party for all LSX Shootout participants, friends & family. The party will feature music, complimentary beer and sodas, good food, … Read More


Double Take: Jeff Lutz Takes Hot Rod Drag Week Unlimited Class Win, Jeff Jr. Places Fourth

By Ainsley Jacobs
The 2013 NMCA Kooks Custom Headers Pro Street Champion may have been busy making appearances on Discovery’s Street Outlaws TV show this year, but he definitely wasn’t sitting around idly. Jeff Lutz, the man behind the beautiful black ’57 Chevrolet Bel Air known as the “Evil Twin”, … Read More

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Edelbrock Xtreme Street Driver John Warren Readying For 13th Annual NMCA World Street Finals in Indiana

By Mary Lendzion

With his sights set on running faster and racking up round wins, Edelbrock Xtreme Street driver John Warren — a nice guy until he climbs behind the wheel — is readying his ’72 Nova for the last race of the season, the 13th Annual NMCA World Street … Read More

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Jason Hamstra’s Mustang is a Pro Mod Powerhouse

By Mary Lendzion

After spending time in the cockpit of two different bracket dragsters, Jason Hamstra introduced himself and a six-second ’63 Corvette with a roots-blown Hemi to IHRA Pro Mod in ’05.

“I was the first person to run a torque converter-driven transmission in a Pro Mod car at … Read More


George Farkouh Scores First Seven-Second Pass in a 5th Gen IRS Camaro at Holley LS Fest

By Ainsley Jacobs

The word’s first seven-second independent rear suspension (IRS) 5th gen Camaro has arrived, and NMCA racer George Farkouh of Farks Supercars drove it. Based out of Brooklyn, NY, Farkouh was actually piloting the cherry 2010 Camaro owned by American Racing Headers/Farks Supercars when he made the record-setting … Read More

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Fastest Street Car Interview with the Unstoppable Steve Summers

Interview and photos by Mary Lendzion

In his time racing with the NMCA, many things have remained consistent about Steve Summers, including his ability to help design, build and maintain cars and combinations capable of cruising to records and wins as well as his ability to remain relaxed along the … Read More


Muerto Tequila to Support Las Vegas Event

NMCA WEST is proud to announce that Muerto Tequila, one of today’s fastest growing agave-based spirits, will be presenting a complimentary bottle of tequila to each class champion at this weekend’s Las Vegas event.  This program was brought to NMCA WEST by Lucas Oil N/A 10.5 racer, Tony Aneian, who … Read More


Top Sportsman and Chevrolet Performance Stock Added to 2015 NMCA Class List



The NMCA is excited to announce the addition of Top Sportsman to the list of classes for next year. The class line-up will also include the recently introduced Chevrolet Performance (CP) Stock class utilizing the new Chevrolet Performance DR525 sealed engine. This class has already proven to be … Read More