Thursday Coverage 12th Annual NMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
Test and tune is underway here at Rt 66 Raceway in Joliet Illinois as we kick off the 12th Annual NMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by Precision Turbo. The action is poised to be intense, as we've seen over 200 racers through the gate before lunch time. The track is hot with test and tune runs and we'll be bringing you the latest news from the pits throughout th...
Drag Radial Champion Manna Moving to Street Outlaw at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl
Anthony Manna may have motored into this year as the reigning Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drag Radial champion, but he's preparing to pound pavement in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw at the12th Annual Nitto NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, July 27-30 at Route 66 Raceway in Illinois. Drag Radial isn't part of this race, but I wanted to race and figured it would be a g...
Largest Midway of the Year Scheduled for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois, July 27-30
The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by Precision Turbo is the most recognized street car motorsport event on the planet and it always features the largest manufacturers midway of the year. The action begins on Thursday, July 27, and culminates on Sunday, July 30, when Team NMRA's class champions take on team NMCA's winners in the all-out slugfest we like ...
New NMCA Racer Text Messaging System Announced
We are pleased to introduce a new text messaging program that will allow us to communicate better with each of you during any NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing Series events. If you would like to receive text messages during the event that include schedule updates, staging lanes calls and various other event related updates below are detailed instructions on how opt-in or opt-out. There is no fee for ...
Roeben Ready for Street Outlaw Debut at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl
While Gary Roeben had been racing a 1999 Mustang GT powered by a turbocharged small-block Ford in X275 across the country, he debuted a 2004 Mustang Cobra at No Mercy in Georgia last fall. Built by Chad Epperson of London Chassis Dyno in Kentucky to accommodate the driver who is six feet and eight inches tall, the car features a BES-built 400ci small-block Ford on a steel Dart block topped with...
Spotlight on Crew Chiefs Randy and Keith Auwarter
Randy and Keith Auwarter were captivated by the sound of the engines, the scent of the exhaust and everything else they experienced as children watching their father, Don, race sprint cars near their home in Jackson, Mississippi. As the years went on, the brothers became even more fascinated by all things fast, and after high school, Randy began racing cars, motorcycles and anything else that h...
DeatschWerks Dodge Hellcat High-Flow Injectors
Manufacturer of premium aftermarket fuel components, DeatschWerks, has announced the release of a new high flow fuel injector line for the Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat. The first Hellcat-specific injector to utilize the Bosch EV14 xT nozzle design and which replicates OE nozzle placement for precise fuel delivery, DeatschWerks Hellcat injectors are available in two different flow rates. Th...
Racer Appreciation Parties in Store for NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, IL
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that there are two Racer Appreciation Parties in store for the upcoming Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing event, which takes place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. This extra special event is billed as the "Super Bowl" because the NMRA class champions will take on the NMCA class winners for a...
Real Street Champion Camren Massengale has a Family-Fueled C5 Z06
While growing up in Middletown, Indiana, Camren Massengale spent a lot of time with his dad, Rodney Massengale, at tracks near their home. He would watch his dad work on his various Corvettes and wheel them down track, and at the same time, he would dream of doing the same. That day came in 2011, when a 15 year old Camren coaxed his dad into letting him climb into the driver's seat of his br...
Updated Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Runoff Information
This was updated on July 6th. Please read bold type at the end. NMCA vs NMRA START PARAMETERS / TREE HANDICAP PM SO* .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. - Sun. NO breakout 1/8 PS REN .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. - Sun. NO breakout 1/4 RW CM .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competi...
NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Thursday Test & Tune Announced (July 27)
For the first time NMRA/NMCA will offer a full Thursday Test & Tune (July 27) to all Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing competitors. The largest street car drag racing event of the year, the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by Precision Turbo takes place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL, the weekend of July 27-30, 2017. This is one of onl...
NMRA vs. NMCA Battle for the Nitto Tire Rings at the Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Event in Joliet, Illinois
Are you a "Big Dogs of NMRA" fan, or more of an "NMCA World's Fastest Street Cars" fan Watch as NMRA/Keystone class champions take on NMCA/E3 Spark Plugs event winners in an all-out slugfest we like to call the Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing! The Race for the Rings is just one more of the special events that will take place at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-...
2017 Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Run for the Rings Pairings and Rules
NMCA vs NMRA START PARAMETERS / TREE HANDICAP PM Vs. SO* .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. - Sun. NO breakout 1/8 PS Vs. REN .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. - Sun. NO breakout 1/4 RW Vs. CM .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. - Sun. NO breakout 1/8 ...
New Win Lite Wheel From Billet Specialties
Made in the USA, Billet Specialties new Win Lite wheel combines aggressive styling with street- and strip-focused performance. With an emphasis on decreasing rotational mass, the Win Lite uses a machined recessed bolt pad for additional weight savings. The unique feature, in conjunction with Billet Specialties optimized spoke design, saves nearly one pound when compared to similar wheels. With a...
All-New Mens NMCA Baseball Style T-Shirt Now Available on PowerMallStore.com
The NMCA is pleased to announce the release of its all-new baseball style t-shirt (#622-G), which is now available for purchase on PowerMallStore.com. Show your support of the NMCA and the World's Fastest Street Cars when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This sport grey with black 3/4 sleeves t-shirt features a stylized NMCA logo split in half with a bolt of lightning. This 100% cott...
GTX 5533R Gen II Turbocharger from Garrett by Honeywell
Honeywell recently announced the release of the Honeywell Garrett GTX 5533R Gen II turbocharger their most powerful turbo ever produced. The GTX 5533R Gen II turbocharger features brand new and highly advanced GTX compressor wheel technology in a large frame turbo producing 1,000 to 2,500 horsepower. Designed for race classes with specific compressor inlet diameter rules, and for enthusiasts loo...
Dart Machinery Continues Support of NMCA Pro Stock
Dart Machinery is pleased to be the title sponsor of Dart NMCA Pro Stock drag racing once again in 2017. This quarter-mile, heads-up class is designed to showcase the horsepower potential of a naturally- aspirated small-block engine. Don't miss excitement of Dart NMCA Pro Stock drag racing at the following events: July 27-30, 2017 NMRA / NMCA Super Bowl Of Street Legal Drag Racing Route 6...
John Warren Nixes Juice for Boost in his Nimble Nova
With each year that has passed since he bought his 1972 Nova as a teenager, John Warren has become more and more attached to it, and that's why he'll stay in the driver's seat of the car he calls the Nuke as he moves from NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street to NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars and Limited Drag Radial. Warren, who competed in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street from 2010-2016 and has been as q...
Walsh, Jr. Preparing to Wheel Corvette in Pro Mod Competition
As a longtime and legendary driver, Don Walsh, Jr. has wheeled to wins in NMRA, NMCA, NHRA and other series in his Mustangs and Harry Hruska's Precision Turbo & Engine-backed Mustang and Camaro, but he'll soon set sail in the Corvette C7 that he recently purchased from Jose Gonzalez. The opportunity Harry Hruska gave me to drive the Precision cars was amazing, and as much as I enjoyed it, ...
Dissection of the Intersection
Tube notching, coping, saddling, fitting, and a dozen other terms, are often used to describe a series of cuts to make one tube mate up to another tube without a gap. While there are a dozen terms to describe this process, there are only a few ways to actually create this intersection of metal and doing so with precision can be challenging. Tool manufacturers claim to offer tools that ma...
BoostLine Connecting Rods Sponsors Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drag Radial Class This Season
BoostLine Connecting Rods, from Wiseco, has become the exclusive sponsor of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series premier class, Drag Radial, in 2017. The BoostLine Connecting Rod Drag Radial class is the premier Drag Radial class in the country for LS-powered machines, which compete in the four-race CP Challenge Series. "We couldn't think of a better way to celebrate the launch of our Boo...
2017 Championship Points Updated
With the third race of the season now in the books, the 2017 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Championship Points have been updated as we enter the second half of the season. Points are posted HERE
NMRA & NMCA Release All New Women's Circle Heart Christmas Tree V-Neck Tee
NMRA & NMCA are pleased to announce the release of their all-new Circle Heart Christmas Tree V-neck t-shirt for women. Sure to become a favorite t-shirt for any drag race minded lady racer or fan, this Circle Heart design stands out from the crowd with the iconic NMRA/NMCA Christmas Tree logo front and center. Show your support of the racing lifestyle ...
Mid-Season Rules Requests
Attention all NMCA Drag Racing competitors: We are just past the mid-season point as the first three events came up in rapid succession. This means the Tech Department requests that all mid-season rule requests be submitted by Tuesday, May 30th. The Tech Department is trying to expedite the process to get any adjustments and rule modifications handled in a quick and decisive manner. We value all o...
Sunday Coverage 16th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
The weather forecast for today's tire-burning, turbo-boosting, nitrous-injecting, drag-racing activities here at Beech Bend Raceway Park has greatly improved overnight, and we are underway with class eliminations. If you're local, come on down and get ready for some great racing. Adam Flamholc continued his winning ways on Saturday with a first-round defeat of Craig Sullivan and his fan fav...
This Too Shall Pass Race Wrap from the 16th Annual NMCA QuickFuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
Mother Nature tried her best to prevent the race with tons of rain delays, but the NMCA staff was patient and eventually the storms passed and cars were able to get down the track at the 16th Annual NMCA QuickFuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. A monumental effort was made by all to get the ...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Race Wrap from the 16th Annual NMCA QuickFuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
At first, it seemed like the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at the 16th Annual NMCA QuickFuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals at Bowling Green, Kentucky's Beech Bend Raceway Park may not get run to completion due to the extreme amount of rain, but Sunday's weather was a sunny surprise and the race went off without a hitch. Glenn Pushis pushed his 13 Camaro to a 10.246 at 128.77 mph run ...
Saturday Coverage 16th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
Racing is under way here at Beech Bend Raceway Park as the Nostalgia Super Stockers of the Dave Duell Classic are burning up the 1320. The weather looks far better than the challenging situations we encountered yesterday, but we eventually got through round one of qualifying and even got some True Street test hits in before winding it down for the evening. Today brings more qualifying and round on...
Friday Coverage 16th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
Friday morning started off with a bang as an intense thunderstorm rolled through the area around 5:30am. The heavy rains abated, but we've been trading punches with mother nature this morning as we attempt to get some cars down the track and get into qualifying today. Stay tuned for an updated run schedule. In the meantime, here is some news from the pits. Chevrolet Performance Stock racer ...
Thursday Coverage 16th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals
With a line of trucks and trailers a half-mile long or more leading out of Beech Bend Raceway Park, it's looking to be a killer weekend of racing at the 16th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals this weekend. This event features the Dave Duell Classic, which will bring in 50 or more wheel-standing Nostalgia Super Stock machines, and it's the first time that the NMCA Bowling Green ...
Driveshaft Safety Loop For 2016+ Chevy Camaro From BMR Suspension
For those wishing to protect their 2016+ Chevy Camaro while still complying with NHRA safety rules, BMR Suspension's new Driveshaft Safety Loop is the perfect choice. Part number DSL019, the driveshaft safety loop is manufactured from 1/4-inch, laser-cut and CNC-formed plate steel. Priced at $119.95, the driveshaft safety loop bolts on using OE mounting holes from the factory driveshaft tunnel and...
Cavallo Cruising for Dart Pro Stock at Bluegrass Nationals
Among the drivers with high-revving naturally aspirated combinations and hard-launching cars who dove into NMCA Dart Pro Stock when it debuted last year was Nino Cavallo. He was fresh off of earning the Australian National Drag Racing Association's 2016 Pro Stock championship when he traveled from his home in Melbourne, Australia to test the waters in the newly-formed class at the 11th Annual N...
Strong Midway in Store for 16th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Bluegrass Nationals in Bowling Green, Kentucky
A strong manufacturers midway is in store for the 15th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Bluegrass Nationals Presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, May 18-21. The following companies/brands will have displays set up at the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals: Chevrolet Performance, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, VP Racing Fuels, Trailer World, WyoTech, M...
Doug Thompson Brings Winning Ways from IndyCar to NMCA
Having grown up around a dad who was into open-wheel and late-model stock cars, Doug Thompson spent a lot of time at tracks near their home in Indiana watching him race. As the years went by, he discovered that he, too, was interested in racing, but even more interested in making race cars run faster. He went on to work at automotive machine shops where he bored blocks, assembled engines and...
2017 NMCA 30th Anniversary Tour T-Shirt Now Available on PowerMallStore.com
2017 NMCA 30th Anniversary Tour T-Shirt Now Available on PowerMallStore.com The NMCA is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 NMCA 30th Anniversary tour t-shirt, which is now available for purchase on PowerMallStore.com. Show your support of the NMCA and the World's Fastest Street Cars when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This black t-shirt features the tri...
NMRA & NMCA Release Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat T-Shirt for Kids
NMRA & NMCA are pleased to announce the release of their all-new Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat t-shirt for kids. Sure to become a favorite t-shirt for any kid, this Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat design says it all with race" standing out and making a bold statement. Show your support of the racing lifestyle when you purchase this iconic t-shirt for your racer in training. This 100% cotton, navy c...
The Dave Duell Classic Returns to NMCA Bowling Green
One of the largest Nostalgia Super Stock races in the country, the Dave Duell Classic, will return to Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the weekend of May 18-21, 2017, as a part of the Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Bluegrass Nationals Presented by Scoggin-Dicky Parts Center and Chevrolet Performance. Doug Duell and fellow racers organized the Dave Duell Classic over twelve years ago as a...
Complete Vacuum Pump System From Aerospace Components
By producing high crankcase vacuum, horsepower is increased by improving ring seal and preventing blow-by, intake charge contamination and detonation. The Vacuum Pump allows racers to run low-tension piston rings for less friction and is more consistent and effective than header mounted evacuation systems. The Vacuum Pump features billet aluminum housing, sealed roller bearings, 1-piece lightweigh...
Chevrolet Performance & Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Put Major Support Behind 2017 NMCA Bowling Green Event
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is pleased to announce that Chevrolet Performance and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center have both put major support behind the upcoming NMCA Bluegrass Nationals event at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY, the weekend of May 18-21. NMCA, Chevrolet Performance, and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center have worked together promoting LS drag racing since the first LSX Shootou...
LSX Classes to Compete at the NMCA Bluegrass Nationals in Bowling Green, Kentucky
The Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series will join the Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Bluegrass Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the weekend of May 18-21, 2017. Presented by Scoggin-Dicky Parts Center and Chevrolet Performance, this event features the World's Fastest Street Cars of NMCA as well as one of the largest gatherings of LS-powered monsters in the U.S. Heads-up...
Rule Adjustments
The NMCA Rules Committee has announced rules changes in the following classes: Factory Super Car, Pro Stock and Street Outlaw. To review these, follow this link and then click on the 2017 Rules Revisions & Clarifications link at the top of the page.
New Prospindles For Chevrolet C10 Truck By Wilwood Brakes
Wilwood Disc Brakes has announced a new 2.50 drop ProSpindle and disc brake upgrade kit for 1973-1987 Chevy/GMC C10 pickup trucks. The kit, which is priced at $755.99 for a pair of front spindles, will also fit 1963-1972 models that have been updated with later model ball joints. Designed as a safer, sturdier and more lightweight alternative to improve handling, styling, and braking capacity, Wil...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Rule Adjustments
The NMCA/CPCS Tech Committee has made a rule change in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Real Street Class. This class will be contested in the Eighth (1/8) mile format for the entire 2017 season. This change is effective immediately. CPCS Rule Revisions/Clarifications link: https://www.nmcadigital.com/dl/rules/cps/rev.pdf Real Street Rules can be found at: https://www.nmcadigital.c...
Sunday Coverage 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports
Huffing black smoke at the front end and whit smoke at the back end is Ryan Millican's diesel-powered '66 Chevy II Nova. Yes, that is a Cummins diesel in a muscle car, running in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw competition. Millican qualified 12th out of 13 cars, but was still creeping up on the setup leading into eliminations. In the first round of competition on Saturday, he came very clos...
House of Hook Hosts Nonstop Hustle for 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
Waiting for drivers who rolled into the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports on April 6-9 at Atlanta Dragway was new asphalt from the eighth-mile to the quarter-mile, and they used every inch of it to lay down rousing and record-setting runs. In the NMCA's quickest and fastest category, VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, Sweden's Adam Flamholc led qualifying with ...