Attention NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Participants & Fans
There have been some local legal developments at US 131 Motorsports Park, which could affect the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering over the weekend of August 27-30, 2020. There is a strong possibility the NMRA/NMCA All-Americans will be a Participant/Crew-ONLY event. We are working with the track officials and local government for clarification o...
Where It All Started McLeod Racing
After nearly 50 years, McLeod Racing remains at the forefront of clutch and driveline technology in the automotive aftermarket. Although the company is now owned by Paul Lee, Red Roberts originally started it, and this outfit has quite an interesting story behind its name. Back in the late 50s and throughout the 60s, Roberts worked with renowned clutch innovator, Bill Hayes. In 71, Roberts d...
Tech Review Modern Racing Solid-State Battery Disconnect
It's looking like the days of the old, mechanical power disconnect are numbered as Modern Racing has developed a better, safer, and more versatile version with its Solid-State Battery Disconnect. The mechanical cable and push/pull lever employed to turn power off and on in race cars all over the world has been a reliable product and a mandated safety feature for many sanctioning bodies. It allo...
Edelbrock and Pat Musi Racing Engines Strengthen Crate Engine Partnership
Content courtesy of Edelbrock and Pat Musi Racing Engines Edelbrock, a leading manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket performance parts, in conjunction with Pat Musi Racing Engines, is pleased to offer a high-performance engine designed to rule the streets. Featuring 555 cubic inches, 723 horsepower and 652 ft-lbs of torque (with Pro-Flo 4 XT EFI), the engine is built by Pat Musi in his ra...
Rekudo 1970-1981 F-Body Sway Bar Spotlighted
Holley is pleased to introduce its new Rekudo front sway bar for 1970-1981 GM F-body applications. The tubular 1-3/8" bar is a perfect upgrade for daily drivers that need a little assistance in the bends. Available in a black powder coat finish, it includes necessary hardware for a simple install. The Rekud front sway bar for 1970-1981 GM F-bodies is suitable for street driving, autocross and w...
Enter for a Chance to Win Holley's Stroker Gen III HEMI Engine Giveaway!
What goes together better than PB&J Hot rods and HEMIs! Holley is pleased to announce they are partnering with Prestige Motorsports to give away another awesome powerplant to one lucky winner! With Prestige's help, Holley has assembled a wild 392 cubic inch, fuel injected, hemispherical headed combination that will make your hair stand on its end! This Gen III HEMI will find its way into one ...
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Event Protocols for NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
Thanks to all of our racers and fans for a successful event last month and we are excited for our trip to the St. Louis area at the end of the month. The NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing event July 30-August 2 at World Wide Technology Raceway will be conducted under safety guidelines to ensure everyone's comfort. Common sense distancing will be in effect throughout the venue. W...
Gennarelli, VanHorn To Buy Rockingham Dragway
Al Gennarelli and Dan VanHorn, two successful businessmen united by their passion for fast cars, have taken the first step toward becoming the new owners of Rockingham Dragway, the iconic Carolina facility that, upon its construction in 1968, was one of the first dragstrips to feature amenities like permanent restrooms, concrete grandstands and corporate suites. Through a unique agreement with ...
Craig Watson Building a Beast for NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street
By Mary Lendzion On the day he turned seventeen in 1990, Craig Watson purchased his 1973 Nova. There were 31,000 miles on the odometer, and there was a 307 cubic-inch Chevrolet engine with a two-barrel carburetor under the hood. Watson was proud to drive it on the street, and even prouder to drive it on the strip several years later after building a 350 cubic-inch Chevrolet engine for it....
Racer Spec IDIDIT's Pro-Fab product line caters to racers and car builders
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Steph Bardekoff and Kevin DiOssi IDIDIT has long been known as one of the top aftermarket steering column manufacturers and it took a step towards the racing market a while back with its Pro-Lite product line, which offered factory looks with a lightweight design. Now, the company offers its Pro-Fab product line for serious racers and car builders who are...
Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals
The NMRA and NMCA quickly pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic by moving the All-American Nationals to US 131 Motorsports Park over the weekend of August 27-30, 2020. Arrington Performance stepped in as the title sponsor thanks to the event's relatively close proximity to its Michigan-based facility. Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance are valued partners of the NMCA and he's been aggressi...
Dolensek Focused on Backing Up His First NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Win
By Mary Lendzion After achieving two runner-up finishes in NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street last year, Randy Dolensek was determined to achieve a win in the category this year. Over winter, the Wisconsin-based driver with the fan-favorite 1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler clone asked his tuner and standout NMRA Pro 5.0 driver Chuck Samuel to freshen his nitrous-enhanced 632 cubic-inch Ford engine, whi...
MAHLE Motorsport Introduces Chrysler Hemi 5.7L Dome PowerPak Plus Forged Piston Kits
MAHLE Motorsport has now added to its growing line of power-adder ready pistons a new 5.7L Hemi, in both stock stroke and 3.00 stroker applications. These newest forged Chrysler dome kits deliver strength, added compression and durability and are available wherever MAHLE Motorsport pistons are sold. The kits feature a unique dome shape designed to work with early 85cc 5.7L heads including the ...
AEM EV Has Released Its VCU200 Vehicle Control Unit
AEM EV has released its VCU200 Vehicle Control Unit (PN 30-8000). AEM EV's VCU200 is built on OEM hardware and features OEM quality strategies to provide the highest level of reliability, and more importantly, safety for both the programmer and end-user. AEM EV Vehicle Control Units (VCUs) are the missing link for high-performance EV street-conversion and motorsports applications. They allow th...
NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl Stacking/Parking Information
NMRA/NMCA SUPEBOWL OF STREET LEGAL DRAG RACING World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway St. Louis event Racer/Vendor Stacking and Parking information Wednesday July 29th 8AM Overnight Vendor and Racer stacking in the Red Highlighted area on map Thursday July 30th Vendor and Racer Stacking in designated area on map 7:30AM Racer/Vendor Gate opens. 7PM Racer/Vendo...
Toepper Takes His Camaro to the Next Level for NMCA Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle
By Mary Lendzion As a birthday present to himself fourteen years ago, Jeff Toepper purchased his 1969 Camaro. He drove it on the street before beginning a top to bottom, front to back restoration of his classic car in his shop in Illinois, and when the labor of love was completed three years later, he drove it on the street some more. He was enjoying every minute of it, but when he attended ...
BMR Suspension Releases Frame Rail Notch Kit for 1978-1988 G-Body
BMR Suspension has released a frame rail notch kit for the 1978-1988 G-Body. Users can narrow the rear frame rails to increase tire clearance on their 1978-1988 G-Body with the kit. Stock rails are made from stock stamped steel and merely provide clearance for an everyday street tire. Manufactured from precision laser cut 3/16" premium steel plate, BMR Suspension's kit provides up to an additio...
Breaking News NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Signs 5-Year Contract with Bradenton Motorsports Park
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce it has signed a 5-year contract with Bradenton Motorsports Park as the host of the Muscle Car Mayhem extravaganza through the 2025 racing season. The NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem has quickly evolved into Florida's largest vintage and late-model muscle car motorsport event and it includes factory backing from Chevrolet, Dodge/Mopar, and Ford. It is al...
Holley's MoParty Takes Over Bowling Green September 18-20th
What's that sound ! You're hearing hundreds of Mopar powered vehicles getting ready to invade Beech Bend Raceway this fall. That's right, Holley's MoParty will be taking place this September 18-20, 2020 and features tons of events tailored for Mopar enthusiasts including autocross, 3S Challenge, drag racing and more! Other events like a dyno challenge, burnout competition, and show-n-shine will ta...
Vortech Superchargers Releases V-30 Billet Mounting Bracket Assembly for Big-Block Chevrolet Engines
Vortech Superchargers continues the quest to get more power options to Chevrolet racers with a new Billet Mounting Bracket Assembly engineered to install the respected V-30 Centrifugal Supercharger onto Big- block Chevrolet engines. The V-30s have proven to be a reliable, efficient and consistent supercharger, even under the toughest racing conditions, and are specifically designed for modified pe...
Cat Out of Hell Dodge//SRT Introduces the 2021 Durango SRT Hellcat
A muscle SUV for muscle car people with families, the Dodge Durango joins the Challenger and Charger in SRT Hellcat form as the most powerful SUV ever. "The Brotherhood of Muscle includes families of all sizes and the Durango delivers Dodge performance as the Charger of the three-row SUV segment, said Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and...
BMR Suspension Releases Drag Racing Lowering Springs for S550 Mustangs
BMR Suspension has released drag racing lowering springs for S550 Mustangs that are manufactured from chrome silicon high-tensile spring wire and are cold wound on a CNC coiling machine that can adjust the spring diameter in real time to ensure that every spring is exactly the same. The springs will lower your 2015-2020 Mustang 7/8-inch front, 1/2-inch rear, and feature a 170 lb/in front and 80...
TorqStorm True Street Cruise on IndyCar/NASCAR Oval at World Wide Technology Raceway!
It is quickly becoming tradition at event facilities that have an oval track, the TorqStorm True Street enthusiasts get to complete the 30-mile cruise on the high-banks of the IndyCar/NASCAR oval! It goes down July 30 through August 2nd at World Wide Technology Raceway (Madison, IL) during the biggest event of the year the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HP...
Meet Dodge's Newest Drag-Racing Machine The 2020 Challenger SRT Super Stock
Dodge//SRT is flexing its muscle and doubling down on its commitment to drag racing, introducing the new 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, the world's quickest and most powerful muscle car. I swore that we'd never build another Demon and we won't, said Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA North America. But I also said...
Design Engineering, Inc. Introduces High-Tech GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shields
When it comes to technologically advanced turbocharger protection, Design Engineering, Inc. has raised the bar with its new GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shields with LR Technology. Featuring a silicone-coated outer layer, multiple stainless steel and silica inner layers, and enhanced seam strength, the GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shield was made to be the strongest, most heat-resistant shield available. B...
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Becomes Official Facility For Total Venue Concepts Testing Events
Total Venue Concepts and World Wide Technology Raceway have reached an agreement where the drag strip, located five minutes from downtown St. Louis, will become the official test track for TVC-coordinated professional testing events. Total Venue Concepts, the leading producer of drag strip service equipment and track preparation, will coordinate all drag strip testing at World Wide Technology Race...
True Street and HEMI Shootout Winners Score Nitto Cash at NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
Just a few short months ago, Nitto Tire released the all-new NT555RII drag radial, which became the Official Tire of NMRA QA1 True Street for 2020. Showing its commitment to NMRA/NMCA enthusiasts, Nitto added a generous bonus program for True Street racers, as well as NMCA HEMI Shootout and Chevrolet Street Car Challenge competitors. The winners of the 9-second, 10-second, 11-second, 12-second, 13...
JLT Performance 2020 Shelby GT500 Big Air Intake Hits Market
JLT Performance is known for being first to market with cold air intakes, oil separators and visual upgrades designed for a variety of domestic performance vehicles. With the introduction of its new Big Air Intake (priced from $399) for the 2020 Shelby GT500, it's more of the same for the family-owned business. The JLT Big Air Intake utilizes a black textured intake tube, an S&B Powerstack ...
Moroso Introduces Tri-Lobe Five Stage Dry Sump Pump
Moroso introduces a Tri-Lobe Five Stage Dry Sump Pump with a Brinn/Bert Bellhousing Bracket (part number 22405). The Tri-lobe 1.700 Scavenge sections feature individual timing gears to ensure proper clearance at the highest of rpm. The pump has a 1.200 spur gear pressure section based off Moroso's billet wet sump pump design. The pump weighs almost half of gerotor pumps and takes up to 40% less po...
A Spellbinding Return to Racing at the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
By Mary Lendzion While the Coronavirus pandemic pushed pause on the 2020 NMCA and NMRA season, drivers in both series pushed play at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, June 25-28 at Atlanta Dragway. If they were rusty from the recess, they didn't show it, as they put down plenty of power while pursuing the coveted Aerospace Components Winner's Circle in...
12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Sunday Coverage
After an action-packed Saturday, the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center All-Star Nationals roars into its final day at Atlanta Dragway this weekend. Today the heads-up and index classes run through eliminations deciding who takes those coveted trips to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. A special class will also crown a winner today as well when the top eight finishers in the Dodge // ...
Race Wrap Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 2
After an extended layoff since the season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in early March, racers in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series were ready to get back to racing action at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in Commerce, Georgia. Racers picked up right where they left off, making the competition fierce in the quest to earn a trip to celebra...
12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Saturday Coverage
Today the path to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle gets clearer at the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals. Racers finalize the qualifying order and kick off eliminations at Atlanta Dragway. Competitors in the Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge, Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout, True Street classes will decide the winners in each index category today. T...
12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Friday Coverage
Today's 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center All-Star Nationals program kicked off early, with racers hitting the track at 7:30 a.m. to allow for those who paid for Thursday's delayed test n tune to complete their hits before Friday's regular program kicked off. Today will see two rounds of qualifying in the heads-up and index classes, while competitors in the Chevrolet Performance Street Car ...
12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Thursday Coverage
The excitement is undeniable as NMRA and NMCA racers return to action at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, for the 12th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals. Such was the pent up excitement the huge line of racers yesterday inspired the early opening of the gates. Today things get underway with three rounds of time trial sessions as competitors dial in their combinat...
Heintz Hopes to Hold Onto Chevrolet Performance Stock Points Lead at NMRA/NMCA Event at Atlanta Dragway
By Mary Lendzion With a passion for powerful cars, Jeff Heintz began competing in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at NMCA events several years ago. At first, he was behind the wheel of his 2009 Cadillac CTS-V, and then he was behind the wheel of his wife Christy's 2003 Corvette Z06, in the series LME Street King category, and in TorqStorm Superchargers True Street. He even arrive...
Proform Debuts Digital Variable Speed Fan Controller
Content courtesy of Proform Maintaining a consistent engine temperature is the most efficient way to keep your engine cool. Many other fan controllers turn the fan on when the engine is getting too hot, and turn it off after expending a lot of energy cooling, creating unnecessary wear and tear from the constant expanding and contracting of the engine block. Hard turn-ons lead to amperage spikes...
Hooker RacingHeart Releases Third-Gen GM F-Body Small-Block Chevy Headers
Holley is pleased to introduce three, new Hooker RacingHeart offerings for the third-generation GM F-body platform. With options available in 1-3/4" and 1-5/8" primaries, they are designed to accept angle plug heads for optimum spark plug boot clearance. These 304SS headers are a perfect fit for lowered cars or EFI conversions. Oxygen sensors required. These long tube headers are designed for t...
Aerospace Components has a Dual Brake Kit Option for Most Applications
Aerospace Components has a Dual Brake Kit option for most applications. For rail dragsters and lightweight door cars, Aerospace Components'recommends the dual 4 piston lightweight drag race kit, which includes; 4 billet aluminum 4 piston calipers Billet aluminum hats with multi drilled patterns (1/2 or 5/8 stud size available) 2 sets of Hawk Performance brake pads Lightweight drille...
Detroit Speed Inc. Releases Mini Tubs For 1979-93 Mustangs
Detroit Speed, Inc. is known for OE quality stamped mini-tubs in the automotive aftermarket, and now the company is turning its attention to the Fox-Body market! The Detroit Speed Mini-Tub Kit for 1979-93 Mustangs offers the following benefits: - Inner wheel housings designed to accommodate wider tire and wheel packages (up to 315mm tire) - Designed for a perfect fit, retain a stock appearance...
Wilwood Disc Brakes Announces New GM AFX Body 2" Drop ProSpindles and Disc Brake Kits
Wilwood has announced the release of its new 2" drop ProSpindle for the popular General Motors A, F and X body muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s. The ProSpindles are a tall-body design that lowers stance and gravity center height, while producing a higher front roll center with reduced camber change to improve handling and reduce body roll during cornering. A unique caliper mounting featur...
Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout Added to NMCA World Street Finals in Indy
NMCA is celebrating the 14th annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout, the longest running LS-based national event during the Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway (Indianapolis, IN) over the weekend of September 24-27, 2020. NMCA officials are giving away over $50,000 in cash, prizes, and giveaways in this special stop on the Chevrolet...
Vortech Superchargers- Press Release- Small Block Ford V-30 Mounting Bracket & Cog Drive Assemblies
Vortech Superchargers has now made it easy for Small Block Ford owners to make serious power with a bolt-on kit using the potent V-30 Series Supercharger with new Mounting Brackets and Cog Drive compo nents. The V-30 Centrifugal Supercharger combines advanced technology and race-proven performance and is specifically designed for modified engines with extreme boost demands. Available for Ford 5.0L...
Mishimoto Automotive Launches 2018 and Newer Ford Mustang GT Oil Cooler Kit in the United States
Mishimoto Automotive has launched the 2018 and newer Ford Mustang GT Oil Cooler Kit in the United States. The kit features innovative bar-and-plate oil cooler mounts in the upper grille, allowing more room for supercharger heat exchangers. The mounting bracket also serves as an air diversion panel, directing the maximum amount of ambient air through the oil cooler. Pre-made stainless steel b...
American Powertrain Announces Pfitzner Gear Upgrades for TREMEC Magnum 6-Speed
American Powertrain, the world's largest TREMEC dealer, now offers Pfitzner Gear upgrades for TREMEC Magnum 6-speed transmissions. Pfitzner Performance Gear sets have a well-deserved reputation for producing the most durable automotive gear sets in the world. This accolade has been achieved through innovative design, technologically advanced engineering and market-leading manufacturing processes. ...
Return to Racing! Safety First NMCA Announcement
We are excited to get back to racing with the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway after a prolonged break. There are several announcements we would like to make you aware of several changes, like the WEDNESDAY opening of the gates which requires ADVANCE TICKET purchase for entry as there won't be a cash line on Wednesday. We encourage all racers to use the F...
Chevrolet Performance Releases New 570 HP LS7-based Crate Engine
Chevrolet Performance's new LS427/570 builds on the track-bred performance of the LS7 engine and enhances it in two important ways: More power and easier installation. A new, high-lift camshaft helps it produce 570 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 540 lb-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm for an increase of 65 hp and 70 lb-ft over the production-based LS7 crate engine. Additionally, a new wet-sump oiling system...
Brian Keep Takes Steadfast Approach to Success in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car and courtesy of Brian Keep Back in the day, Brian Keep raced in an Oldsmobile Omega, Chevrolet Blazer and Chevrolet S10, and on everything from dirt and mud to asphalt and concrete. But for the past several years, he has been racing in his 1998 Camaro, and is as competitive as they come in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street as well as in Ult...

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