Thursday Coverage Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
We're kicking off the 19th Annual Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance here at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis with a test and tune session today. The racers are pouring in and hitting the track as they go all in for championship points to hopefully secure a class championship. John Hixon, pictured above, is making laps in his Buick GSX today as he prepares for...
Kevin Lumsden Returns to Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at World Finals in Indy
Cado Mills, Texas Kevin Lumsden has been a longtime supporter and racer in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series (CPCS) going back to 2012, and he'll make his return to the series in the LME Street King category during the Challenge Series finals, which is run concurrently with the Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance this weekend. Lumsden started off...
NMCA All-American Nationals Returns to Summit Motorsports Park in 2021
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is thrilled to announce the NMCA All-American Nationals is returning to Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, Ohio) in 2021 with a five-year contract extension. The national event moves back to its regular weekend of August 26-29, 2021. The NMCA All-American Nationals is one of the biggest stops on the NMCA tour and was moved to an alternate location in 2020 due to the...
ATI Performance Products Debuts Super Damper for Ford 7.3L Godzilla Engines
ATI Performance Products is proud to introduce its Super Damper for the new Ford 7.3L Godzilla engine found in Ford Super Duty trucks, some vans and as a crate engine. The OEM drive diameter damper features a 6", 5-ring inertia weight, retains OEM location and has OEM drive sizes. The damper shell is billet aluminum and the hub is 4140 heat treat steel. It's part number 918073, comes with laser-et...
VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod Racer Ryan Hill Hoping for 3.80s or Quicker in His New Car at Final NMCA Event of Year
By Mary Lendzion Ryan Hill has been in the cockpit of a race car for most of his life. He began in a junior-dragster before moving to a Mustang and an S10 pickup truck for Bracket racing, and then a dragster for Top Dragster and a Firebird for Top Sportsman, Quick 8 and even a few NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod races in 2017 and 2018. But the car, which Hill had nicknamed Big Booty Ju...
Neuenschwander Bringing Even More Power to Dart NA 10.5 with New Kuntz and Company Engine
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Chad Neuenschwander By the end of last year, Chad Neuenschwander had pushed his popular Mustang to a best of 7.98 and 170 mph in NMCA Dart NA 10.5 presented by Diamond Pistons. Those were incredibly quick and fast times from the Indiana-based driver's 400 cubic-inch small-block Ford backed by a G-Force GF2000 five-speed transmission, but he wanted to go e...
NMCA World Champions Will Be Celebrated at the NMCA World Street Finals in Indy
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will be celebrating the 2020 World Champions during a special Aerospace Components Winner's Circle party on Sunday September 27, 2020, at the conclusion of the Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals Presented by Chevrolet Performance, held at the historic Lucas Oil Raceway just outside of Indianapolis. Class champions will be presented with the special Edelbrock Vict...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series World Champions Will Be Celebrated at Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals
The Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series will be celebrating the 2020 World Champions during a special Aerospace Components Winner's Circle party on Sunday September 27, 2020 at the conclusion of the Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals Presented by Chevrolet Performance, held at the historic Lucas Oil Raceway just outside of Indianapolis. The event also hosts the Chevrolet Performance LSX Sh...
New Gold Line Sleeving Offered by Design Engineering Inc.
To keep under-hood wires, cables and hoses cool and protected, it pays to go for the Gold. Design Engineering, Inc.'s new Gold Line Sleeving is manufactured from the company's high-temperature Metalized Polyimide lamination and bonded to a robust, 20-oz heat-treated glass fiber base material. Available in Sheaths, Shrouds and a Cover, DEI's Gold Sleeving products not only protect components, bu...
Racers Continue To Collect Nitto Bounty Cash At NMRA/NMCA Events
Now into the fourth races of both the NMRA and NMCA drag racing series, the Nitto Tire NT555RII bounty has paid out at every event, and the most recent trip to Martin, Michigan and US 131 Motorsports Park for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering saw several winners collect cash from Nitto. Cruising through the TorqStorm Superchargers True...
Built For Battle Moser Engineering's Bolt-In Solid Axle Upgrade for 5th-Gen Camaros
Written By Steve Baur Photography by the FSC Staff, Jeff Wilson, and Courtesy of Moser Engineering With Chevrolet and Ford offering body-in-white programs to racers, there's a need for a rear suspension for these vehicles that can handle the rigors of a racing application. When the body-in-white Camaro came out, the independent rear suspensions used in the production 5th-generation F-body we...
New Hurst Blackjack Shifter For 1983-2004 Mustangs Released
Hurst shifters have been an industry standard for decades for both street and race applications, and the company continues to innovate with its Blackjack lineup. Its newest edition is a perfect upgrade for 1983-2004 Ford Mustang owners running a T5 or T45 manual transmission. It features a CNC-machined, billet aluminum mounting base, hardened chrome moly steel stick adapter, dual stick centerin...
FloRacing Signs Partnership with NMCA Muscle Car Nationals for Continued Live Feed Coverage
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will continue offering Live Feed of its events to fans and racers through an affiliation with FloRacing through 2025. Recently FloRacing formed a partnership with SpeedVideo to expand its coverage and audience. The group broadcasts over 800 racing events a year through the FloSports platform, making it the leader in motorsports for live feed programming. We are ex...
A Slug's Life Pistons take a lot of abuse in a high-performance engine. What causes them to fail
For builders and racers pushing engine combinations to the limit of their capability, piston failures can be an on-going concern. When a piston does kick the bucket, the type of damage that's created generally falls into one of three categories: fractures, heavy abrasion, and melting. While that damage can provide some insight into what caused the issue to begin with, it's not necessarily a straig...
Ricart is Racing His Mustang Cobra Jet in NMCA Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Combo for All the Right Reasons
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff, with classic car photo courtesy of Pete Ricart Pete Ricart was around a fleet of fancy and fast Fords during his adolescence as his father owned a car dealership called Ricart Ford in Ohio. He would watch cars roll in and roll out, and when he was old enough, he would help prep and polish them before they were presented to their ne...
2020 NMCA Awards Nominations
Each year NMCA accepts open nominations from its membership base for those individuals that displayed exemplary performance, sportsmanship, and dedication to NMCA throughout the season. These people, along with the Top Ten racers in each class, will be recognized by the NMCA at the end of the season. Only current NMCA members may nominate an individual for each of the awards listed below. We encou...
Returning to Active Duty Packing a 1,700hp GEN III HEMI, Geoff Turk's Blackbird Challenger Drag Pak set to compete in Edelbrock Xtreme Street
After driving his 2015 Dodge // Mopar Challenger Drag Pak to the first 7-second run in Factory Super Cars competition and taking the 2018 NMCA championship in the same class, Geoff Turk has re-enlisted the Blackbird for a new mission during the 2021 NMCA Drag Racing campaign Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Turk had put the Blackbird on hiatus while he concentrated efforts on his X-15 Cobra Jet Mustang...
Puckett Racing for Proform Rumble Championship at Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
By Mary Lendzion When Regina Puckett was growing up in Florida, her mom would tell her stories about how she was driving a 1969 GTO when she was pregnant with her, and how she had other muscle cars through the years. Influenced by that, Puckett went on to have a 1986 Camaro while she was in college, followed by a 1993 Camaro Z28, and she raced both of them in Bracket categories at the track near...
Wilwood Disc Brakes Announces New C10 / C15 2.5" Drop ProSpindles and Disc Brake Kits
Wilwood Disc Brakes has announced the release of new 2.5" drop ProSpindles for 1963-1987 Chevrolet C10 and GMC C15 pickup trucks. The high-strength, all iron and steel design with steering arm improves handling and provides an aggressive stance without affecting steering geometry. Radial mount caliper brackets allow for the secure mounting of popular Wilwood Superlite 6R and Aerolite 6R brake k...
NMCA World Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indy Event Protocols
Early Racer Parking Permitted on Wednesday Sept 23rd - Gate opening hours 2pm 7pm. The Gate will have scanners only No ticket sellers on Wednesday Must purchase online at - https://tickets.thefoat.com/NMRANMCA/NMCA+World+Street+Finals+2020/tickets/event-36530/ 4-day racer online ticket 4-day crew online ticket NMCA VIP Will Call will be available on Wednesday at th...
Tech Review Blow By Racing Demon Killer Turbo Kit
Written By Randy Adler Jr. Photography Courtesy of Blow-By Racing and Kevin DiOssi NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street saw a new combination take the stage this year. Blow-By Racing debuted its Demon Killer Turbo Kit on Jason Davis 2015 Mustang. Davis came out swinging with the new combination, appearing in two final rounds in the first three races. The Demon Killer Turbo Kit is designed...
Dashing Success An inside look at the Haltech IC-7 digital dash
In 1817, the German engineer Dietrich Uhlhorn invented a device to measure machine speed and it was dubbed the tachometer. Fast forward to the 1960s and the first golden age of hot rodding saw its use became common in all types of vehicles. By the time the Mustang boom kicked off in the 1990s, an Auto Meter Monster Tach and corresponding shift-light became commonplace, along with a cowl-mounted fu...
Woody's Weapon Mark Woodruff stocks up on performance so his 1969 Camaro is ready for action
An ever-present name in the radial-tire racing world, Mark Woodruff has the reputation of being one of the best both on track and in the pits. Carrying a rightfully deserved standing, Woody, as he's commonly known, has worked through major ups and downs over the years, but he always has a tendency to focus on the positive and enjoy the ride. Most recently, his journey started a new chapter when ...
Don't Blow It We Turn To the Pros for Proper Bead-lock and Slick Tube Installation Tips
Safety third, as the saying goes. What is likely the most critical aspect of any racing operation is often pushed down the priority list, but sometimes safety goes hand in hand with maintaining and even improving performance. During a conversation with our friends at Mickey Thompson Tires, they expressed concern over the frequency with which they see improperly mounted tires on drag wheels, and it...
Strange Engineering Adds Alloy C-Clip Style Axles to Product Line
Strange Engineering continues to evolve its product line to meet the needs of today's car enthusiasts with the addition of alloy C-clip style axles. Made with the same quality as the proven Strange alloy axle line, the Strange C-clip style axles are significantly stronger than typical OEM axles. The axles are forged from alloy steel and are further enhanced with a deeper heat treatment. The axl...
Nitrous Supply Named Title Sponsor of NMCA World Street Finals
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce Nitrous Supply as the title sponsor of the NMCA World Street Finals, which goes down September 24-27, 2020 at Lucas Oil Raceway (Brownsburg, IN). It is the fifth and final event of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season with championship hopes and dreams hanging in the balance. The NMCA World Street Finals always delivers an action-packed weeken...
Holley Releases Coyote Engine Swap Oil Pan
Holley's new Coyote oil pan makes Mustang engine swaps even easier. The oil pan design maintains the oil capacity of a stock Mustang Coyote oil pan (8 qt. nominal) to ensure adequate supply in all street performance and factory-stock type racing applications. The new design utilizes a stock Coyote engine gasket and baffle assembly to provide factory-like sealing and windage characteristics. ...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drivers Motivated in Michigan
Written by Mary Lendzion With Chevrolet headquarters located just two hours away in Detroit, drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series powerfully represented the car company during the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering, Aug. 27-30 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. They were in Camaros, Corvettes and other Chevrol...
Massive Turnout and Talent at NMRA/NMCA Event in Michigan
Written by Mary Lendzion More than 650 racers rolled in for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering, Aug. 27-30 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. It's a record-setting and remarkable number that included a perfect mix of series regulars and series rookies ready to put it all on the line at the facility whose slogan is The Fastest...
Sunday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
We're greeted with a great weather forecast on this final day of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Temperatures will be in the 60s all morning and in the low to mid-70s all afternoon, with blue skies beaming. There are more than 600 race cars on the property known as "The Fastest Track in Mich...
Saturday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
While rain fell most of the morning on Friday, the track team worked diligently to dry it so that racing could resume for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park. It was well worth the effort, for everyone, as racers poured on the power for an all-around incredible first round of qualifying. Soon after the final pair of...
Friday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
It is the second day of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering and the cars keep coming in the gate, but fans are limited to just 100 per day, as required by local health laws. Thursday wrapped up with a fast second test sessions where VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod racers were dropping 3.70 runs with ease. Other notable runs were Edelbrock E...
Thursday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
It should be no surprise that the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering was going to be a different one. The extravanganza was originally scheduled to go down at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, OH) but when they decided to remain closed for the 2020 season, NMRA and NMCA officials shifted the event over to the prestigious US 131 Motorsports Park (M...
McDonnough Motivated for MotorCity Muscle Challenge at NMRA/NMCA Event at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Rob McDonnough While Rob McDonnough had been racing a 1957 Chevy, he decided to part with it and purchase a 1967 Camaro in 1972. With his brother, Mike, as his crew chief, he held his own in NHRA Modified Eliminator before parking the car in 1979, and it stayed parked until 2003, when friend and fellow racer Josh Henline talked McDonnough into taking the ...
Cameron Bowles is Keeping Family Tradition Alive With His Talent
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by the Fastest Street Car staff As the grandson of Don Bowles and the son of Donnie Bowles, who are as admired as they are accomplished in the world of motorsports, Cameron Bowles was poised to be as prominent. He was just waist-high when he would happily holler Faster, faster while sitting in the driver's seat of one of his grandfather's cars or Grandy...
After Breakage, DiDomenico Back in Action for Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Mike DiDomenico In driving to an amazing 3.68 last year, Mike DiDomenico proved that he could certainly be successful in NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod. His G-Force Race Cars-built and 1968 Camaro-bodied car was a contender with its 521 cubic-inch Brad Anderson Hemi prepared by Rage Fuel Systems, topped with MBE heads, a Brad Anderso...
Strange Engineering Debuts New Double-Adjustable Struts for 1982-1992 and 2010-2014 Camaros and 1987-2014 Mustangs
Strange Engineering has debuted new double-adjustable struts for 1982-1992 and 2010-2014 Camaros and 1987-2014 Mustangs. Strange Engineering double externally adjustable coil-over steel struts are designed and valved to satisfy the needs of the most competitive racer. Drag racing can be won or lost by narrow margins, making suspension tuning and consistency critical. Strange double externally a...
Tech Review Aeromotive Inc.'s Brushless Spur Gear Fuel Pumps
Performance on and off the track continually increases, and sometimes, we see cars that combine both attributes and push both to the limits and beyond. With Tom Bailey's incredible performance's in his 'street-legal Pro Mod Camaro during things like Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week, Bailey has brought race-level horsepower to the street, and providing enough fuel to the twin-turbo powerplant during r...
Wilwood Disc Brakes Announces New Road Race Brake Kits for 3rd Gen Camaros and Firebirds
The Wilwood Racing division has announced new high-performance road race front big brake kits for 1982-1992 Camaro and Firebird models using OE suspension. All bolt-on kits feature forged aluminum, fixed mount ST (short track) series, Type-III hard-anodized finish calipers equipped with Wilwood's Thermlock piston technology to reduce heat transfer. Brake kits include proprietary Spec37 GT 48 cu...
World Wide Technology Raceway Named Third Stop on NMRA/NMCA 2021 Tours
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, the leaders in the street-legal drag racing market, are proud to announce the new home of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing is World Wide Technology Raceway (Madison, IL). The largest street-legal drag race event of the year happens May 13-16, 2021. The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Dr...
Tech Review BBK Performance NHRA-Approved Gen-III HEMI Throttle Body
Written By Steve Baur Photography Courtesy of BBK Performance and Sam Reuland There is no denying that Dodge and MOPAR are growing by leaps and bounds in the drag racing world, and the GEN III HEMI engine platform is the reason why. From the early SRT products to the supercharged Hellcats, Demons, and now Super Stocks, the late-model MOPAR market is hard charging and making waves in the drag...
Arrington Performance Brings Speed to the Dodge//Mopar HEMI Shootout
For the second year in a row Arrington Performance has brought speed and power to the Dodge//Mopar HEMI Shootout through major sponsorship. By now everyone is aware of the wildly popular heads-up competition on Sunday, which is dubbed the Arrington Performance Quick 8 Presented by Red Line Oil. It brings the quickest 8 cars together from Saturday's final results to see who is the King of the Hill....
Tech Review: BBK Performance NHRA-Approved Gen-III HEMI Throttle Body
There is no denying that Dodge and MOPAR are growing by leaps and bounds in the drag racing world, and the GEN III HEMI engine platform is the reason why. From the early SRT products to the supercharged Hellcats, Demons, and now Super Stocks, the late-model MOPAR market is hard charging and making waves in the drag racing community. It should come as no surprise, then that one of the biggest after...
Spotlight: Johnny Drama In the trenches with energetic and successful car chief Johnny Drama Maguda
Written by Jason Reiss Photography by Steve Baur Whenever you ask someone where they're from, you'll get a response about where they grew up, or where they currently live. If you ask Johnny Drama Maguda that question, you're likely to get a simple answer: the drag strip. We'll get into why his nickname is Drama later, but first, let's learn a bit about why he's considered by many to be the...
Where It All Started Eaton
With a rich history and diverse portfolio of products, Eaton Corporation is a powerhouse in the power manufacturing industry, especially when it comes to racing. Although the company now is a global entity on a massive scale, it began back in 1911 when founder Joseph Eaton invested in a new idea. As transportation landscape was changing rapidly, New Jersey native Eaton had an idea for the first...
Truly Impressive Looking back at 10 of the most outstanding True Street machines in recent memory
Although the heads-up categories typically garner the most glory, True Street is an unsung hero of drag racing where tougher operational environments and a longer duration of racing demand a whole other caliber of performance. Definitely a challenge to be respected, NMRA QA1 True Street and NMCA TorqStorm True Street require street-legal vehicles to survive a 30-mile cruise that's followed up by t...
JLT Performance Offers 2014-2019 C7 Corvette LT1 6.2L Oil Separator
Users can keep their C7 Corvette's intake tract clean and clear with a JLT Performance 3.0 Oil Separator. The job of an oil separator is to keep contaminated oil from entering an engine's intake tract, which will dilute a car's fuel and negatively impact octane level. Oil entering the intake tract can also leave carbon deposits on intake valves, injector nozzles, in the combustion chambers and ...
Nitrous-Fueled Family Bound by drag racing, this team became a family on and off the track
Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi One of the great things about racing is that despite the competitive nature of racers in general, they often share a camaraderie that can lead to long-term partnerships and friendships. Such is the case with Rob Orofiamma and Anthony, Domenic, and Frank DiRienzo who together compete in the ARP Nitrous Pro Street class with the Fox Mustang you s...
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