Video Inside Leah Pritchett Talks E3 Spark Plugs, NHRA Top Fuel, and Drag Pak Racing
There is no denying that one of the hardest working drivers in the NHRA pro ranks is Leah Pritchett. From the grassroots Sportsman ranks as a kid to Pro Mod and Nostalgia Funny Car racing as a young adult, she is currently a hired gun to drive a Top Fuel dragster out of the Don Schumacher Racing camp. When we caught up with her, she was hot off a runner-up finish during the NHRA Arizona Nationals ...
Gallery Aerospace Components Winner's Circle 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport
Celebrating its 11th year, the annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport traditionally held at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, faced a challenging weather forecast, but the staff rose to the occasion and was welcomed by thousands of fans who came to see the World's Fastest Street Cars rip up the 1320. The All-Star race features special o...
Race Wrap Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 1
House of Speed Round 1 of the 2018 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Serieskicks off at Atlanta Dragway Bringing Chevrolet performance back to the Atlanta, Georgia, area, the NMCA hosted the first round of the 2018 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Seriesduring the 10thAnnual NMRA/NMCA All-Stars presented by MAHLE Motorsport event. Leading off the Challenge series was the heads-up eliminatorC...
Double Dose of Action at Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in Atlanta | Coverage by Edelbrock
Written by Mary Lendzion The pits were packed and the stands were stuffed at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals by MAHLE Motorsport, April 4-7 at Atlanta Dragway. That's where drivers in both series made every effort to wheel their cars to the coveted Aerospace Components Winner's Circle, and they put up plenty of personal bests and potential records alo...
Sunday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
We've reached the final day of the action-packed 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE at Atlanta Dragway, and the fields are set for the first round of eliminations. Among the drivers who set the pace in their categories was Daniel Pharris, who drove his Mustang, pictured above, to a 3.72 in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod. While we had rain this m...
Saturday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
Today things get serious at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. After a wet start on Friday, the NMRA/NMCA team dried and prepped the track and we ran a full round of qualifying yesterday, which included some impressive performances. Today the action continues with two rounds of qualifying, as well as eliminations in the All-Star ...
Friday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
With the rain overnight, the Total Venue Concepts crew is hard at work drying the Atlanta Dragway surface in preparation for today's first round of qualifying at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Yesterday was an action-packed day of test n tune runs and more racers were stacked up and ready to claim their pit spots as the acti...
Thursday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
It's a gorgeous, cool day as the race rigs are rolling into Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, for the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Today's action gets underway at noon with a test n tune session that will give us an idea of who is running well heading into qualifying. Stay tuned here for coverage throughout the day and wat...
Gallery NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars at Bradenton Motorsports Park
Nearly a month ago the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals had a successful launch with the Muscle Car Mayhem event at Bradenton Motorsports Park. It also marked the highly anticipated debut of the Holley EFI Factory Super Cars where Chevrolet and Ford teams were brining new combinations to the game. Pre-season testing resulted in a barrage of 7-second hits and the NMCA event saw record-crushing times once ...
New Product Holley Single-Plane Split-Design EFI Race Intake Manifolds
Holley is pleased to announce the release of their Single-Plane Split-Design EFI Race Intake Manifolds for GM Gen 3 LS engines. They're perfect for race and high-performance LS engines and are designed specifically for cathedral-port cylinder heads and 4150-style square-bore throttle bodies. They're lighter than ordinary split race intakes and cost one-third to one-half as much. The two-piece conf...
Mighty Small MMR's Greg-Seth Hunter reset the Ford-engine eighth-mile record
In the ranks of VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, it is common to see big power adders and even bigger engines pushing quarter-mile competitors to amazing elapsed times and top speeds. However, not all the racers are running mountain motors with big blowers. The Modular Motorsports Racing team campaigns two Mustangs powered by its MMR GenX 351ci Coyote engines, which are boosted by pairs of Garrett ...
Gallery NMRA/NMCA VP Racing Fuels/Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw from Bradenton Motorsports Park
Florida's Bradenton Motorsports Park was bustling the opening weekends of March, first with the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, which was then followed immediately by the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event. Both events featured the Street Outlaw category, sponsored by VP Racing Fuels on the NMRA side and Mickey Thompson for NMCA. The 2019 rules are aligned with the X275 class, which allowed co...
Have a Few Used Big Tires Bring 'em to Atlanta!
If you're heading to Commerce next week, and have some used BIG tires you need to chuck, please stick them on your trailer. We could use them for the tire rotator/track prep. We're looking for: Any 16-inch Mickey Thompson or Goodyear Slicks Preferred tires are: M/T 3186 34.5/17/16 MT 3195 or 3196 35.0/15/16 MT 3190 or 3191 34.5/13.5/16  
Gallery NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod at Bradenton Motorsports Park
Nearly a month ago the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals had a successful launch with the Muscle Car Mayhem event at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Nineteen VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod cars came to battle on the famous Florida-based drag strip as they chase for a championship and the right to wear the Nitto Tire Diamond Tree ring. Joe Baker captured the number one qualifying position with his superchar...
Commerce, Georgia Racer Stacking/Parking Info
Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information Wednesday, April 3RD 8AM OVERNIGHT Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated areas (see map) and follow signs to proper areas for stacking 3PM 6PM Pre-event Credential/Ticket Sales in Stacking Lot Thursday, April 4th 8AM Vendor and Racer Gates Open 7PM Racer Gate Closes. (remains open overnight for already credentiale...
2019 NMCA SERIES TOUR T-SHIRT NOW AVAILABLE
An epic shirt for an epic upcoming event season, hurry and get your NMCA Series Tour T-Shirt while supplies last! Striking turbo-powered skull design pops-off the 6 oz. 100-percent cotton black tee with an American flag background. NMCA's 6 awesome event locations are listed on the bottom, with a simple NMCA logo adorning the front. These shirts go fast...get your NMCA Series Tour t-shirt now at P...
New Product FUELAB Expands H/E Brushless Twin Screw Pump Series
With over 10 years of brushless fuel pump innovation, FUELAB has your needs in mind with every new product release. Building on the highly successful 474 Series external brushless twin screw pumps, we are proud to offer our 484 Series in-tank brushless twin screw pumps for the most demanding applications. The new in-tank version has all the great features of our brushless twin screw design ex...
COMP Cams Named Title Sponsor of NMCA Memphis Homecoming at Memphis International Raceway
In 2019 NMCA returns to the hallowed grounds of Memphis International Raceway and its re-uniting with COMP Cams as the event's title sponsor. The third race on the six-race Muscle Car Nationals tour has been officially branded as the COMP Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming and it happens May 2-5, 2019. The history of street-legal drag racing began in Memphis during the early 1990s and the COMP Perfor...
Tech Review Billet Specialties Win Lite Wheels
By Miles Cook Billet Specialties is a multi-faceted manufacturer. The company offers complete lines of all sorts of cool parts like steering wheels, front-engine dress components, and accessories for the interior and exterior parts of the cars we all know and love. While that stuff is all well and good, the company's line of wheels interests us the most. More specifically, its Win Lite line ...
NMCA Technical Department Rule Adjustments/Clarifications for Xtreme Pro Mod, Street Outlaw and Factory Super Cars
The NMCA Technical Department address's safety concerns in NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, NMCA VP Racing Fuels/Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw regarding turbocharger modifications. The Technical Committee reminds competitors that compressor and turbine wheels, blades, hubs, cover, or housing modifications are PROHIBITED and must be run as-produced. Recent incidents have revealed modifications ...
New Product Aeromotive Adjustable Universal In-Tank Brushless Fuel Pumps
Adjustability is the name of the game for Aeromotive's latest additions to its popular Brushless Fuel Pump Series. Based on customer feedback from the 2018 PRI Show, the fuel delivery experts at Aeromotive Inc. went to work creating all-new, adjustable-height, in-tank configurations of the company's Brushless Fuel Pump Series. The Brushless A1000 (#18368), Brushless Eliminator (#18369), Brus...
S197 Roll Cage for 2010-2014 Mustangs By Fathouse Fabrications
Ensure your car meets the NHRA safety standards with Fathouse Fabrications 8.50-spec, weld-in cage kit. The kit includes the dash bar, steering column mounts, cage floor plates, and dash plates. Countless hours were spent developing Fathouse Fabrications' S197 roll cage kits to insure proper fitment and give you a professional fitting cage. Installing a cage in your car is a job that requires...
Flex-A-Lite Direct-Fit Radiator and Electric Fan System for 2003-2007 Ford F-250 and F-350 Trucks with 6.0L Power Stroke Turbodiesel Engine
Owners of 2003-2007 Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks with the 6.0L Power Stroke turbodiesel engine can now benefit from significantly better engine cooling with a Flex-A-Lite Direct-Fit Extruded Tube Core radiator. This new radiator application is available both with (part number 315360) and without (part number 315300) a Flex-A-Lite dual-electric fan. The electric fan system replaces the factory be...
Aerospace Components Winner's Circle 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
The racing was incredibly intense and impressive as drivers from across the country threw everything they had at the track during the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, March 7-10 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. The first of six events on this year's highly anticipated NMCA tour featured tight side-by-side passes, personal bests, and records made by racers dead set on dri...
Boom Mat Pre-cut Heat and Sound Control Kits for 1967 1969 Camaros and Firebirds
Design Engineering Inc. has taken the guesswork out of improving the heat and sound insulation of all first-generation Camaros and Firebirds. the company's new Boom Mat Complete Interior and Individual Heat and Sound Control Kits are now available for all 1967 69 Camaro and Firebird coupes and convertibles, with or without factory A/C. Developed to greatly reduce unwanted engine and road...
7 Heaven The Quickest Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Field Ever
Just one year ago, a nail-biting Holley EFI Factory Super Cars qualifying session saw Geoff Turk run the first quarter-mile pass in the 7s at the 2018 NMCA season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park, which earned him the first of five spots in an exclusive 7-Second Club sponsored by Holley EFI. At the 2019 NMCA season opener, it wasn't just one, but over a dozen cars that collected 7-second ti...
New Product FAST E7 Programmable Ignition System and E93 Ignition Coil
The FAST E7 Programmable Ignition delivers the power and precision required when dealing with the high compression, screaming RPM and power adders used in today's racing engines. And it's now paired in a kit with the FAST E93 Coil for the best spark output. The capacitive discharge ignition provides up to 160mJ of energy and +- degree of timing accuracy. The powerful spark is matched to a m...
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Shootouts for Open Comp, Sealed Stock, and Street Outlaw
The 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Shootout presented by MAHLE Motorsport, at Atlanta Dragway April 4-7, 2019 will once again feature special class shootouts for racers of ARP/MagnaFuel Open Comp from both organizations as well as the Sealed Stock Showdown, featuring the best racers from Chevrolet Performance Stock and Coyote Stock. For the second year in a row, the...
Jake Conant to Return to NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street in 2019
Written by Ainsley Jacobs After deciding to take the 2019 season off from racing to just do life for a while, life responded by saying nope! and gave Jake Conant a great opportunity to get back out there on someone else's dime. In December of 2018, Conant was contacted by a car owner who was looking for someone to campaign it for him. Referred to Conant via PTP Racing's Pat...
50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout Announced
ProMedia Events has been selected to host the 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout at its NMCA All-American Nationals event at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 22-25, 2019. Presented by COPO Parts Direct, this once-in-a-lifetime special event is open to all Chevrolet COPO Camaro vehicles (tributes/clones permitted). Watch as COPO Camaros invade the Buckeye St...
VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Joe Baker on the Mend After Wreck at NMCA Season Opener
By Mary Lendzion Nineteen VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod drivers arrived at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem last weekend at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida to qualify for a sixteen-car field. Among them was Joe Baker, who recorded a remarkable 3.72 in his 2016 Corvette to lead qualifying, but during the semifinal round of eliminations on Sunday, things went horribly wrong. Baker, w...
Monster Flow, Part 1 Frankenstein's CNC-ported Late-Model Heads
Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of the manufacturer For as long as hot-rodding existed, racers and enthusiasts have been pushing their engines for more horsepower. Whether those powerplants are factory-built or a full-on race pieces doesn't matter, as improving performance is the goal. And since an engine is simply an air pump, enhancing its ability to move air into and out of th...
Hot Sun and Hotshots Abound at NMCA Season-Opener in Florida
Written by Mary Lendzion The racing was incredibly intense and impressive as drivers from across the country threw everything they had at the track for the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, March 7-10 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. The first of six events on this year's highly anticipated NMCA tour featured side-by-side passes, personal bests and records made by racers dead set ...
Sunday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Things get real today at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem held at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Qualifying closed out last night, and today racers either advance or go home. Those who survive the rounds will celebrate in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle and take home some fat contingency checks. And, while the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout wrapped last night, the quickest modern HEMI-po...
Joe Baker Alert and Transported to Local Medical Center After On-Track Incident
Xtreme Pro Mod driver Joe Baker was involved in an on-track incident at Bradenton Motorsports Park earlier this afternoon during the semifinals of the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event. The NMCA safety team extricated Baker from the vehicle. Upon extrication, Baker was alert, talking, and moving his extremities. Baker was transported to a local medical center for a complete evaluation.
Saturday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Friday evening the things got real at the 17th Annual Muscle Car Mayhem held at Bradenton Motorsports Park, highlighted by a horde of VP Racing Fuels Pro Mod monsters and a slew of Holley EFI Factory Super Cars competitors that filled up the remains slots in the coveted Holley EFI 7-second Club, which awarded $1,000 to its inductees. Racers also took the first step toward the quest to end up in th...
Friday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Today it gets real at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem. After yesterday's test sessions, racers are gearing up for the first round of qualifying, which will pave the way for one victor in each class to make a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. However, we still have a lot of action before Sunday's eliminations go down. Today is particularly significant for the competitors in t...
Thursday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
As cold blankets much of the country, racers headed south to kick the tires and light the fires at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem. Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, the NMCA series runs through six events with the season opener kicking off at Bradenton Motorsports Park today under sunny skies and cool weather. The racer rigs were lined up early this morning in anticipation of getting on the dra...
Big Three Add $1,000 Bonus to the NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Car Purse for 2019
The biggest racing news out of Detroit are the red-hot factory drag car programs offered by Chevrolet Performance, Dodge // Mopar, and Ford Performance, proving grassroots drag racing is a key market for their involvement. Those three companies are proud to announce a $1,000 bonus program if their brand wins that will be thrown on top of the NMCA winner's purse through the 2019 season. Nearly f...
Sign-Up for 2019 Racer Text Message System
For nearly two years NMCA officials have used the Racer Text Message System as a means to communicate better with racers. This valuable tool is used to announce scheduling updates, staging lane calls, weather alerts, driver meetings, and much more through an event weekend. The Racer Text Message System will become even more valuable as we enter 2019. We encourage all racers and crews to si...
Detroit Truetrac, MagnaFuel, and Gear Vendors Continue Class Sponsorships in 2019.
The NMCA is excited to announce that Detroit Truetrac, MagnaFuel, and Gear Vendors all are continuing their class sponsorships in 2019. Detroit Truetrac differentials, an EATON brand, is in many street and strip cars around the world providing optimum torque transfer. In 2019 they will continue sponsoring the Nostalgia Muscle Car class. The Open Comp class will once again be backed by MagnaFu...
Weldon Racer Appreciation Party March 7th at NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in Bradenton Motorsports Park
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, March 8-11. This Weldon Pump sponsored Happy Hour will take place on Thursday, March 8th, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and all racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited ...
Huge Manufacturers Midway Planned for NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem!
When the Worlds Fastest Street Cars of NMCA invade Bradenton Motorsports Park it can only be described as MAYHEM! This year's NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem season-opening event will be off the hook crazy with wild heads-up drag racing, a huge late-model and vintage car show, used parts swap meet, and a HUGE manufacturers midway. Be sure to hit the ATM on your way to the track March 7th thru 10th for grea...
Huge 2019 Contingency Update
We have a huge update this tie around for 2019 Contingency Sponsors. As often happens, we get a rush right before the season begins, and this year is no exception. To see the list please click >>HERE<< and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will see a link to a pdf file. Keep in mind that this is the renewal season, which means the list will be updated often so check back freque...
Precision Turbo Trifecta Bonus Program Returns to NMCA in 2019!
Precision Turbo is proud to continue its successful Trifecta Bonus program in NMCA for 2019. It gives racers the ability to collect a bonus check for utilizing three Precision Turbo & Engine products on their racecar in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw, and Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Racers eligible must utilize a Precision turbo, wastegate, and blow-off valve a...
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