NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Newcomer Jordan Ensslin Earned 2018 Championship
Despite being new to NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street this year, Jordan Ensslin has put his name on the map. In a 2002 Trans Am belonging to Matt and Tom Edmunds and powered by a big-block Chevy and nitrous, he pushed to a 4.46 against Mark Hoadland to take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the first event of the year, the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton ...
BUY NOW Advance Ticket Sales Open for NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park
NMRA Advance Ticket Sales are open for purchase for the 17th annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, held at Bradenton Motorsports Park March 7-10, 2019. https://tickets.thefoat.com/nmca/17TH+ANNUAL+NMCA+MUSCLE+CAR+MAYHEM/tickets/event-35320/ NMCA continue their ProPledge customer service initiative making it easier and more streamlined to spectate and participate with their popular motorsport ser...
Turk Tackled Personal Bests and Personal Battles on Way to 2018 NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Championship
By all accounts, it was a successful race season for NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars driver Geoff Turk. In his Dodge Drag Pak Challenger known as Blackbird, he soared to a 7.99 to set the pace in qualifying, collected a monetary prize from Holley EFI for being the first driver in the category to run 7s and recorded an 8.12 to runner-up against Joe Welch in the final round at the 16th Annual ...
Anderson Doubles Up With MagnaFuel Open Comp and LME Street King Championships
Soon after earning the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series LME Street King championship in 2017, Kurt Anderson turned his focus to 2018. In a Regal belonging to Jim McMillan, one of his AutoKraft Race Cars and Restorations customers, Anderson led MagnaFuel Open Comp qualifying with a .001 reaction time at the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florid...
Lawrence Lands NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars Championship
Soon after securing the 2016 NMCA West ProCharger Limited Street title in his DragZine Camaro, James Lawrence set his sights on competing in NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars in his DragZine Corvette. His 2018 season began with a 3.90 to qualify in the second spot and a 3.94 to win over Marty Stinnett and take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car ...
TNT Rescue Named Official Rescue Equipment of NMRA/NMCA Safety Team
Safety has been the backbone of organized drag racing since the 1950s and that notion is very much part of the NMRA/NMCA, the leaders in street-legal drag racing. Proving the sanctioning body's commitment to safety has been through its actions by bringing safety response in-house with its own Safety Team. TNT Rescue has been named the Official Safety Equipment of NMRA/NMCA with exclusive use of...
Wilson Repeats With Two Chevrolet Performance Stock Championships
Right after rocketing to championships in NMCA Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Chevrolet Performance Stock in 2017, Jesse Wilson turned his focus to backing them up in 2018. He set out by sailing to a 10.02 to set the pace in qualifying in his father-in-law Kelly Pierce's Camaro and advancing to the Aerospace Compon...
Theisen Hung Tough to Take 2018 Fuel Systems Technology NA 10.5 Championship
From the day he began competing in Fuel Systems Technology NA 10.5 a few years ago, David Theisen has been impressive and imposing in the category. He finished fourth in 2016 and third in 2017, and along the way, he left no doubt that he wanted to earn a championship and that he was completely capable of doing so in his 1969 Firebird featuring a 611 cubic-inch Chevy engine by Uratchko Racing En...
Warren Wrangles Up Seventh Championship in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car
Whether he's behind the wheel of his 1971 Caprice or a friend's car, Andy Warren wrangles up win after win in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car. He showed why he's the series winningest driver from the start this year, as he took aim at the 10.00 index and took a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle with a 9.97 when Tim Bumpus turned on the red in his Dart at the season-op...
Hamstra Hailed as 2018 VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Champion
After coming close to capturing the NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod championship last year, Jason Hamstra turned his focus to capturing it this year. He hit the road running with a 3.74 in his Camaro to runner-up against Don Walsh Jr. and his Corvette at the season-opening 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, and he followed that with a 3.63 ...
2019 Advance Ticket Sales NMCA Partners with TheFOAT Ticketing to Offer Advance Tickets at All Events
NMCA continue their ProPledge customer service initiative making it easier and more streamlined to spectate and participate with their popular motorsport series. The NMCA, in partnership with TheFOAT Ticketing, will offer 2019 advance ticket sales for spectators, racers/crew, and car show participants at each series event. Spectators will receive up to a 20% discount when they purchase their ti...
2019 NMCA Championship Drag Racing Class Line-Up
As the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series is focused on celebrating champions and top ten finishers during the upcoming PRI Show in Indianapolis in early December, planning for 2019 is well underway. The official NMCA championship drag racing line-up in 2019 will be: 1. XTREME PROMOD 2. FACTORY SUPER CARS 3. N/A 10.5 4. STREET OUTLAW 5. XTREME STREET 6. NITROUS PRO STREET 7. CHEVROLET PERFORM...
Breaking News 2019 NMCA Preliminary Rules
The 2019 NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Preliminary Rules are Thank You to NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series racers and sponsors who have submitted rule requests for the 2019 season. The NMCA Tech committee has reviewed hundreds of requests and addressed many concerns coming out of the 2018 racing season. As one can imagine it is a daunting task to ba...
Modular-Motivated Masterpiece Mark Luton's Mustang Moves Out With MMR Power
Written by Mary Lendzion Photography by Kevin DiOssi When Mark Luton heard that street-racing was taking place near his home in California when he was a teenager, he went to watch. He was immediately interested and inspired, and in no time, he was racing his Ford Ranger rocking a 4.0L V6 with a Paxton supercharger on the street and strip. When he decided that he wanted more muscle, he climb...
Video Inside DeatschWerks Releases Fuel Lines, Fittings, and Cobra Jet Fuel Injectors
DeatschWerks has taken the Mustang scene by storm and quickly got known for its fuel injectors and fuel pumps. In fact, they are the fuel injector supplier for the supercharged Cobra Jet factory racecars, which is impressive because the injectors easily passed severe durability and performance testing by Ford. The company continues to refine its fuel system solutions, this time expanding into fuel...
Sign Up TODAY 2018 NMCA Awards Ceremony, Presented by Aerospace Components Winner's Circle
The 2018 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, presented by E3 Spark Plugs, annual awards ceremony will be held Friday evening December 7th in the Sagamore Ballroom at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. The ceremony, presented by Aerospace Components, will begin with a cocktail reception at 5:00 (cash bar) with the awards ceremony starting promptly at 5:30 PM. Admission is free of cha...
New Product Patriotic-version of Racequip Vesta 15 Helmet
You'll get tired of winning wearing the new RaceQuip America helmet! RaceQuip's all new VESTA15 America full face Snell SA2015 helmet makes a bold statement. The America is just like our other FRP VESTA15 Snell SA2015 helmets except that it has an American flag graphic treatment. We use a hydro-dip process and then clear coat over it for a durable and shiny finish. The VESTA15 helmet series incorp...
Steve Turner Announced as New Editor of Fastest Street Car Magazine, Steve Baur Promoted to Digital Content Manager
ProMedia Events and Publishing is proud to announce veteran journalist, book writer, and photographer, Steve Turner, is joining the staff as editor of Fastest Street Car magazine, in addition to the promotion of Steve Baur to Digital Content Editor. Turner becomes the fourth editor in Fastest Street Car's 18-year history. Baur's Digital Content Manager position is a new title to enhance the quickl...
Built to be Raced Don Fotti is Focused on Competing in his Classic 1968 1/2 Mustang Cobra Jet
Written by Mary Lendzion Photos by Dr. Rudy Rouweyha As soon as they arrived, he would watch car after car cruise down track, and talk about which ones he wanted, but because he couldn't afford to purchase any of them, he purchased a motorcycle at the age of nineteen. It was a Kawasaki 500 Triple, and it was the fastest one he could get his hands on. I had never rode a motorcycle, so the sale...
2019 Season Rules Requests Now Being Accepted
NMCA would like to kick-off the 2019 rules discussion in an effort to serve you better. With that in mind, please submit rule requests for the 2019 NMCA drag racing series by October 15, 2018. Our Tech Department, headed by Lonnie Grim, will begin evaluating those requests to help form the 2019 Preliminary Rules for next season. We value all of your input and while not all requests are granted, ea...
2019 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Event Schedule
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to release its 2019 national event schedule. Boasting six jam-packed events that blanket the heartland of America at some of the finest drag racing facilities, the NMCA is the largest and most popular muscle car and street car drag racing series in the country. Each national event offers drag racing categories ranging from 4,000hp Xtreme Pro Mods to entry-lev...
LINK INSIDE 2018 NMCA Awards Voting Link
It's time to vote for deserving NMCA racers and crew for the annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Awards. PLEASE CLICK >>HERE<< TO VOTE
Deadline for voting is October 8, 2018 and will not be accepted after this time. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Only one set of votes will be counted per NMCA member.
Final 2018 Season Points
Final 2018 season points have been posted. You can find them >>here<<. Please take a moment to look them over. If you see a discrepancy, please send an email to [email protected]. As per our rules, there is a five-day review window for review. Unless otherwise contacted before 5PM (Pacific Time) on Monday, October 1st, these points will be considered final.
NMCA Wraps Up Stellar Season With World Street Finals
The competition was aggressive, all-out and astonishing at the final NMCA race of the year, the 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. There were wicked wheelies, powerful passes and plentiful personal bests as drivers were dead-set on cruising to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle and class championships. In VP Racing Fuel...
Sunday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
As the final day of the 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana, and the final race of the season, the action will be amplified and championships will be cemented across the categories with each round of eliminations. We wish all of our competitors well, and we'll be following along and posting news and results throughout the day. ...
Saturday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
Anticipation was in the air as drivers dove into the first round of qualifying on Friday at the NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana, and as always, there were many awe-inspiring passes. Among the lead qualifiers were Jason Hamstra with a 3.71 in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, James Lawrence with a 3.97 in Mickey Thompson Radial Wars, Jordan...
Friday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
Hundreds of rigs have already rolled in and many more are rolling in now for the NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana, and as the final race in this year's six-race NMCA series, drivers will have their cars and combinations ready for combat. We hope you can join us for what promises to be action-packed event, but it not, see it on a live feed ...
Thursday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
The championships come down to this weekend here at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis as the 2018 NMCA Drag Racing season presented by E3 Spark Plugs comes to a close. Some classes are pretty much locked up with the points, while others are in tight, fierce battles for the championships. While today's test and tune looks to be a hot one, we're expecting cooler temps to continue throughout the weekend...
Weldon Pump Racer Appreciation Happy Hour for the NMCA World Street Finals
It's been a great and exciting NMCA season and it closes out this weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. In order to celebrate the final race of 2018, we are pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour to help kickoff the NMCA World Street Finals, presented by Chevrolet Performance, on Thursday September 20 from 5 7 pm. The Weldon Pump spon...
Now Accepting 2018 NMCA Specialty Award Nominations
The NMCA is proud to invite our racing community to nominate friends and family for the 2018 NMCA Specialty Awards, which are to be celebrated during the 2018 NMCA Awards Ceremony at the Performance Racing Industry Show. Nominations are due for submission no later than SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 before 11:59PM. There are no exceptions and the survey will close at that time. <>...
The Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Ring
Since 2005 Nitto Tire has been awarding racers in the NMRA and NMCA their custom-designed Nitto Diamond Tree Ring to each class champion. Nitto, recognizing the efforts it takes to win a class championship, wanted to create something racers could wear everyday. They did so with this ring, which features ruby, emerald and diamond insets, which represent the starting line tree. While the overal...
2018 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Points
Final 2018 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series points are now published >>here<< Please take a moment to look them over. If you see a discrepancy, please send an email to [email protected]. As per our rules, there is a five-day review window for them. Unless otherwise contacted before 5PM (Pacific Time) on Friday, Sept. 21st, these points will be considered final.
Indy Racer, Vendor, Car Show & Spectator - Stacking, Parking & Gate Information
Because of the Drift event taking place on the oval track as part of the NMCA at Indy event, our competitor entrance gate will change from the Main Gate on Thursday and Friday to Gate 2 on Saturday and Sunday. Below is a daily schedule of what gate, competitors, vendors and spectators will need to use each day. Click here to view larger map. Wednesday, June 22 All day - Overnight Racer / Ca...
NMCA Technical Committee Makes Rule Clarification and Parity Adjustments to Holley EFI Factory Super Cars
Effective immediately, the NMCA technical committee has made weight adjustments and clarified the rear suspension based on information and performance results over the last few races. The new minimum weight for the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak vehicles utilizing the supercharged, 5.7L combination will increase from 3,550 pounds up to 3,575 pounds. The Chevrolet COPO Camaro entries using the superc...
Championships Up for Grabs as the NMCA Heads to Indy
As the days wind down approaching the 17th Annual NMCA World Finals Presented by Chevrolet Performance held at Lucas Oil Raceway August 20-23 many racers are eyeing a final run at a class title. Here's a quick look at points chases heading into the final race of 2018. In VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, Jason Hamstra holds a 230-point lead over Don Walsh. While others are close, it appears Ha...
Chuck Watson Sr. Mastermind Behind Watson Engineering/Watson Racing and Mastermind Behind the Wheel
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photography by Kevin DiOssi and the FSC Staff Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Chuck Watson Sr. was well aware of the Big Three automakers, Ford, General Motors and Chrysler, and all of the hardware they had rolling off the assembly lines in the Motor City. He was intrigued, interested and inspired to join the industry in one way or another, so he went to work as ...
Video Inside Nitto Tire Confirms Commitment to Street & Straight Line Performance with NT555 G2, NT555R, & NT05R
Nitto Tire entered the domestic high-performance over twenty years ago and its popularity grows stronger every day. A long-term relationship with the street-legal drag racing sanctioning bodies NMRA and NMCA has helped put its products in front hundreds of thousands of street performance enthusiasts who are interested in straight line performance. Its flagship performance tire, the NT555 was desig...
Race Winning Brands Acquires Dart Machinery | Presented by Nitto Tire
Race Winning Brands, Inc. (RWB), a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dart Machinery, LTD. (Dart), a performance industry leader and manufacturer of high-performance engine blocks, cylinder heads, and intake manifolds. Dart's founder, Richard Maskin, will continue to play a leading role within the organization as a partner and Chairman of R...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drivers Stand Out at Summit Motorsports Park
By Mary Lendzion For the second race in a row, drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series joined drivers of the NMCA to put down palpable amounts of power with LS, LT and LLT engines under the hoods of their hot rods. This time, it was for the 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals featuring the 50th Anniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet Reunion presented by Ta...
Race Wrap from the 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series & 50th Anniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet Reunion presented by TascaParts.com
Written by: Ainsley Jacobs The second to last stop on the 2018 NMCA tour, the 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, could make or break it for some racers chasing the championship. With nerves on edge and tunes set to kill, the world's fastest street cars descended on Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, over the wee...
Sunday Coverage 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals
We had a bit of rain overnight, and the NMCA crew is hard at work drying the track so we can get started racing as quickly as possible. We've got the dryers running and vehicles doing laps in the shutdown area trying to get a little heat in the surface, and expect to be making the first call to the lanes shortly. Jason Hamstra had a 3.72 to hold onto his lead in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod q...
Saturday Coverage 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals
Last night the NMCA hosted the 50th Cobra Jet Reunion gala affair at the Saw Mill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio, with more than 550 Cobra Jet owners, racers, Ford Motor Company and Ford Performance employees past and present, and fans in attendance. Guest speakers included Al Joniec, Carl Tasca Sr., Brian Wolfe, Mike Delahanty, Bill Barr, and it was certainly a can't miss event. This morning, we ass...
Friday Coverage 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals
The 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals has officially hit high gear this weekend at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, as cars are cruising down track and commanding attention. Adding to all of the action of the'regularly-contested categories are the 50th Anniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet Reunion presented by TascaParts.com and the Chevrolet Performance Challenge...
Thursday Coverage 17th Annual Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals
While the All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park is one of the biggest races on the NMCA series, this year it plays host to the Ford Performance 50thCobra Jet Reunion presented by Tascaparts.com, and we had over 200 vintage and modern Cobra Jet-equipped cars pre-registered before today for that event alone. Add in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series classes bringing in LSX racing...
Carl Stevens Heading to NMCA All-American Nationals with Jim Bell's Pro Mod Camaro | Presented by Nitto Tire
Carl Stevens and Jim Bell didn't announce they were going to Disney World after winning the World Series of Pro Mod. Instead, they collected the $100,000 prize, loaded up Bell's twin turbocharged 1969 Camaro, and headed east towards Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH with the intention of attending this weekend's Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals. Stevens will make his competition ...
Ice Cream Social and Happy Hour Courtesy of Honeywell Garrett at NMCA All-American Nationals
If there are two things that Summit Motorsports Park is well-known for, it is being a world class facility and serving the best ice cream in all of motorsports. This weekend NMCA is celebrating both attributes of the Norwalk, OH based drag strip thanks to Honeywell Garrett. Not only is the turbocharger manufacturer the title sponsor of the biggest single NMCA event of the year, they are also throw...
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