Cameron Bowles Captures MagnaFuel Open Comp Championship in Grandfather's Famous Car
By Mary Lendzion On the day Cameron Bowles climbed into the driver's seat of his grandfather Don Bowles Maverick, Little Coal Digger VII, a few years ago, he told himself that he was ready to fly in the famous car. He began proving it, round by round, in NMCA MagnaFuel Open Comp, and that's when it became clear that he was a championship-caliber driver, like his grandfather, Don, who was most...
Walsh Jr. Wheels to VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Championship
By Mary Lendzion When it was announced in the summer of 2017 that renowned racer Don Walsh Jr. had purchased a Corvette and was headed for NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, excitement ensued. It was for good reason, as Walsh Jr. had already been completely capable and competitive in NMRA, NMCA, NHRA and other series. By the end of 2018, he was engaged in an electrifying battle for the NMCA V...
Andy Warren Wraps Up His Eighth Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car Championship
By Mary Lendzion If there's one thing Andy Warren has proven, it's that he's a wizard behind the wheel of his well-known Caprice in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car. In fact, he was a seven-time champion in the category dead-set on becoming an eight-time champion going into the 2019 race season. The Kentuckian set out by qualifying in the third spot with a 10.01 on a 10.00 index and f...
Coulter Earns Third Consecutive Edelbrock Xtreme Street Championship
By Mary Lendzion Having earned the NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street championship in 2017 and 2018, there was no doubt that the very competitive Jessie Coulter was going to try to back them up in 2019. He began by driving to a 4.67 to lead qualifying and a 4.73 against Tim Knieriem to earn a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA ...
Powerful Pair John Langer and Dwight Ausmus Put Spotlight on Pontiac Strength
Written by Mary Lendzion Photos by FSC Staff Friends and fellow racers for nearly fifteen years, John Langer and Dwight Ausmus have a lot in common. Both have Pontiac cars and combinations, both have huge amounts of horsepower and both are completely competitive in NMCA FST Carburetors NA 10.5. Additionally, the highly-regarded Langer and Ausmus both work with Tony Bischoff of BES Racing Engin...
Jeff Frees Flies to Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Combo Championship
By Mary Lendzion Jeff Frees hasn't been behind the wheel of the DragPak Challenger he bought from Jim Bailey for long, but he has already discovered how to be competitive in it. In NMCA Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Combo, he qualified in the sixth spot with a 9.83 on a 10.90 index in the car built by Mike Roth and powered by 392 cubic-inch Hemi built by Jeff Taylor at the first race on...
2019 Car Show NMCA Indianapolis, IN
2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show, Larry Frederick, 1963 Chevrolet 2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show winner, Engine 2019 NMCA Indy Best Of Show winner, Interior 2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show winner, Larry Frederick 2019 NMCA Indy Best Chrysler, Ken Mushen, 1965 Dodge Coronet 2019 NMCA Indy Best Ford, Jerri Moss, 2003 Mustang Mach 1 2019 NMCA Indy Best Truck, Phil Riley, 1957 Chevrolet PU 2...
2019 Car Show, NMCA Norwalk, Ohio
2019 NMCA Norwalk Best of Show, John Jennings, 1972 Ford F-100    2019 NMCA Norwalk Best GM, Gary Goodin, 1969 Camaro 2019 NMCA Norwalk Best Chrysler, Kal Potter, 1964 Plymouth Belvedere 2019 NMCA Norwalk Best Ford, Ed Curtis, 1972 Pinto  2019 NMCA Norwalk Directors Choice Conservative, Chuck Sirianni, 1966 Chevelle 2019 NMCA Norwalk Best Pro Street, Bob Kirst, ...
Gass Secures His Second NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion Soon after cruising to the NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock championship in his classic and cool Chevelle in 2018, Kevin Gass set out to back it up in 2019. He began by posting a 9.78 on a 9.75 index in his car powered by a big-block Chevy to qualify in the twelfth spot before going on to a runner-up finish at the first event on this year's NMCA tour, the 17t...
Pevlor Pushes to NMCA Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw Championship
By Mary Lendzion After showcasing his skills in Ultra Street and Nitrous X in his Mustang, Shawn Pevlor was invited to climb into Tony Bischoff's Mustang to compete in NMCA Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw this year. With no seat time in the car formerly driven by Nick Bacalis, he headed to the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, where he wheele...
SYSTEM 1 INTRODUCES CLEANABLE OIL FILTER
System 1 has introduced a new canister-style oil filter with an easily removable stainless steel mesh element. This facilitates prompt inspection of the lubricant for engine-damaging debris, and eliminates messy filter bisections. Engineered to fit virtually any engine block or remote mount, the housing is CNC machined from billet aluminum and black anodized. A 45-micron element is standard, bu...
NEW 6R80 FORD TRANSMISSION BLANKET BY STROUD SAFETY
Stroud Safety has designed and is producing a SFI 4.1 rated Ballistic Blanket for the increasingly popular Ford 6R80 transmission. This blanket features seamless ballistic nylon construction, high-strength straps, and hardware to fit most applications. The 6R80 transmission is found in 2011+ Mustangs and is popular in the swapped engine classes. It's extremely strong from the factory and ready ...
2020 NMCA Rule Requests NOW BEING ACCEPTED
NMCA would like to kick-off the 2020 rules discussion in an effort to serve you better. With that in mind, please submit rule requests for the 2020 NMCA drag racing series by October 15, 2019. Our Tech Department, headed by Roger Conley, will begin evaluating those requests to help form the 2020 Preliminary Rules for next season. We value all of your input and while not all requests are granted, e...
2019 NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Champions
With the conclusion of the 2019 NMCA Drag Racing Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs, the NMCA staff has tallied up the seasons' points totals and published them for review. Per the sanctioning body's rules, there is a five-day window for changes and on September 29th, 2019, they become finalized. You can find this season's points document HERE. If you've been following the season, you know ther...
2019 NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Points Announcement
Final 2019 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals and 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 Sunday, Sept. 29th, these points will b...
Race Wrap Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 5
Written by Steve Baur Photography by Fastest Street Car Magazine and RacePagesDigital.com Drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series dove into action at the 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance, Sept. 19-22 at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis and awaiting winners was the ever-welcoming Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Defending Chevrolet Pe...
Race To the Championships Race Wrap For The 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance Coverage Presented by Edelbrock
Written by Steve Baur Photography by Fastest Street Car Magazine and RacePagesDigital.com The 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance, which was hosted at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis September 19-22, 2019 marked the end of a successful season of NMCA Drag Racing presented by E3 Spark Plugs, and culminated in the crowning of class champions who had worked th...
New Product MSD Releases 8 Channel Pro 600 CDI
Holley is pleased to announce the release of the MSD PRO 600 CDI, an innovative eight-channel capacitive-discharge ignition developed specifically for high-horsepower applications with extreme cylinder pressure and coil-near-plug engine-management systems. Compatible with Holley EFI, GM LS platforms, and virtually any EFI setup (both 5v and 12v drivers), it's perfect for the high cylinder pressure...
Sunday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance Coverage presented by Edelbrock
After qualifying had concluded, it was determined that Bill Skillman is the 2019 Holley EFI Factory Super Cars champion. Skillman racked up wins at Bradenton and Joliet, and collected a runner up finish in Memphis to amass a substantial lead going into the final event of the year and secured his place at the top with his qualifying performance. Leonard Long of G-Force Racing Transmissions w...
Saturday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance Coverage presented by Edelbrock
Qualifying continues today for the 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance and at the conclusion of the first qualifying session last night, current VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod points leader Don Walsh topped the sheet once again with a 3.735 from his twin-turbocharged Corvette. Round two of the heads-up qualifying kicks off around 11 am. The Dave Duell Cla...
Friday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance Coverage presented by Edelbrock
Qualifying begins today for the 18th Annual NMCA World Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance here at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis and the cars were flying in yesterday's test and tune session. If you can't make it to the track, be sure to log on to www.speedvideo.com and watch all of the action as it happens. With its midwest location, this event has always been popular with the VP...
Thursday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA World Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance Coverage presented by Edelbrock
It's hard to believe, but this weekend marks the end of the 2019 NMCA Drag Racing season. Championships are still up for grabs in many of the classes and the great weather forecast for this weekend here at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis should provide the setting for some show-stopping performances. Just a short while ago, RacePagesDigital.com broke the news that Billy Glidden was bringi...
Get Your OEM Replacement Parts Fast Through Tascaparts.com
Are you looking for OEM replacement parts for you street or race car Maybe you want to upgrade your Mustang from stock GT to GT350 status Tascaparts.com can supply you with all of the high-quality oEM parts you need whether you're updating, upgrading, or simply repairing your car. TascaParts.com stocks thousands of OEM replacement parts from over a dozen OE manufacturers and the parts are rea...
From Beat And Broken To Ready For Battle, Andy Warren Completes Engine Thrash In Hopes Of Securing Another NMCA Class Championship
The 2019 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season will come to a close at this weekend's 18th annual World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance. Many a driver hopes to secure a win or a class championship, and for multi-time champion Andy Warren, his battle for this year's Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car title has been one to remember. Warren made a final-round appearance at each of the ...
Weldon High Performance Happy Hour this Thursday at NMCA World Street Finals!
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at the NMCA World Street Finals season finale, presented by Chevrolet Performance and held at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis taking place September 19-22, 2019. The Weldon High Performance sponsored Happy Hour will take place on Thursday, September 19th, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and...
Synchronicity Honda Hero Carey Bales Turns to Pro Mod Mustang
After twenty years of proving he can do more with less, especially in the displacement department, Carey Bales is moving in a different direction as he has committed to running NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod in a 20 Ford Mustang GT350R with a clutch! The Honda Hero, who co-owns Race Tactics in Pittsboro, Indiana, with his brother Jason, has been racing since the late 90s and made a name...
Need OEM Parts For Your Project Tascaparts.com is your Go-To Source!
Save yourself time and the trouble of searching out the best deal for OE replacement parts by calling Tascaparts.com and getting what you need, when you need it, and at a reasonable price. TascaParts.com stocks thousands of OEM replacement parts from over a dozen OE manufacturers and the parts are ready-to-ship to customers across the US and internationally. The Tasca Auto Group is based in ...
Jeff Rudolf Packing New ProLine Power for NMCA World Street Finals
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Kieffer Simpson/Rudolf Motorsports We have learned a lot about Jeff Rudolf through the years. He is dedicated, determined and driven, and his fans are decidedly devoted to him, whether he's racing in NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod or in another series. He also has one of the best teams in the business, including Kelli Ulrey, Kieffer Simpson and ot...
BREAKING NEWS 2020 NMCA Event Schedule
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Series is proud to release its 2020 national event schedule. The 6-event NMCA series 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-level drag and street racing classes, an awesome late & early-model car show, manufacturer's...
Factory Parts Fast Tascaparts.com Is Your Source For OEM Replacement Parts
Whether you need factory replacement parts for your daily driver or your race car, TascaParts.com the Official OEM Replacement Parts Supplier of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals has what you need to get you back on the road or on track and through to the finish line. It has never been easier, thanks to TascaParts.com, to replace a broken side-view mirror, ripped seat, cracked grill, or any other p...
Keith Wilson Talks About the Latest Chevrolet Performance Camaro Rolling Chassis
The late-model COPO Camaro has been a success for Chevrolet Performance with racers, collectors, and speculators alike grabbing each batch of 69 cars that are assembled each year. Giving more options to potential COPO customers, Chevrolet Performance began offering COPO Camaro Rolling Chassis or CRC, which for half the price delivered a race car built on the same production line as the COPO, minus...
NMCA Racer and Crew Awards VOTE NOW!
It's time to put in your vote for the annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs racer and crew member awards. PLEASE CLICK >>HERE<< TO VOTE Deadline for nominations is October 4, 2019 ... NO EXCEPTIONS! For everyone's convenience, the above link will also be posted on the NMCA website and Facebook page. Please send only one set of nominations per NMCA member...
Joe Clemente Has A High-Revving Hot Rod In FST Carburetors NA 10.5
Written by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi As clear as day, Joe Clemente can remember when he was a child watching his father work on his classic cars and wheel them around their neighborhood in New York. He told himself that he, too, would have one someday, and that day came when he turned seventeen and purchased a previously-owned 1989 Mustang, and after asking Jim LaRocca to build a...
1,650+ HP 632ci Crate Engine Musi Racing Engines and Edelbrock team up for a race-ready crate engine
Text and Photos by Mike Carpenter When Bill Kuhlmann broke the 200-mph barrier in 1987 with a 615-cubic-inch engine combination, that history-making run changed the industry forever. Nitrous began to earn wide acceptance and monster-displacement engines became the norm. While breaking that mark remained a part of history, the 615 engine combo soon morphed into what we know today as the 632. ...
Sunday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers Coverage Presented by Edelbrock
Plenty of powerful passes were put down at yesterday's running of the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, and now, drivers are preparing for eliminations. Among those who cruised to the top of qualifying in their categories was Don Walsh Jr., who was 3.66 in his Corvette in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, and who i...
American Muscle Abounds at NMCA Norwalk
Written by Mary Lendzion Photography by the FSC Staff The weather was wonderful and the competition was compelling at the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers, Aug. 22-25 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. It was an absolutely gorgeous weekend to showcase some of the fastest cars in North America, and I'm not sure how it could have been any b...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Had The Stage At Summit Motorsports Park
Written by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi Drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series dove into action at the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers, Aug. 22-25 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, and awaiting winners was the ever-welcoming Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Reigning category champion Jesse Wilson clocked a 10....
Saturday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers Coverage Presented by Edelbrock
There was everything from wild wheelies to close calls on Friday, the first day of qualifying, at the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Among the drivers who set the pace in their categories was reigning Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center champion Jesse Wilson, who wheeled his Ca...
Friday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers Coverage Presented by Edelbrock
It's going to be a great weekend of muscle car drag racing here at Summit Motorsports Park as the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers and featuring the 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct is set to celebrate the incredible COPO Camaro legacy at one of the biggest muscle car events of the year. Today be...
Thursday Coverage 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers Coverage Presented by Edelbrock
All things indicate that this 18th annual NMCA race here at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, will be one of the biggest yet, as the NMCA plays host to the 50th Anniversary Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct. Today's test and tune session is underway after a brief rain shower overnight, and the pits are already filled with rigs and racecars from en...
Whipple Superchargers Signs On As Presenting Sponsor of the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals
NMCA is proud to announce that Whipple Superchargers has signed on as presenting sponsor of the 18thAnnual NMCA All-American Nationals, which will be held August 22-25, 2019 at the scenic Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Whipple Superchargers, a top manufacturer of OE and aftermarket superchargers, is also the spec supercharger for the 50thAnniversary Ford Performance Cobra Jet Mustang...
7-Time NMCA Champion Andy Warren Talks About Success With Fuelab
The most successful racer in NMCA history, Andy Warren, and his big blue Chevy Caprice have become regulars in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Warren and his machine race in the competitive Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car category and have amassed an amazing seven championships. Warren's 1971 Chevrolet Caprice is powered by a Knieriem Racing Engines powerplant with a displacemen...
New Products ProCharger 50-State Legal HEMI Supercharger Systems
Recently ProCharger expanded its complete supercharger systems line-up with eight newly authorized 50-state legal HEMI packages, which span through seven year/model/engine applications. One doesn't have to look much further than the NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout to realize the popularity of the late-model HEMI movement with upwards of 80 cars competing at each muscle car nationals, proving the ne...
2019 Car Show, NMRA/NMCA Joliet, Illinois
Best of Show Winner: Mark and Sandy Heckman, 1966 Nova  Ford Muscle Winner: Jim Scott, 1969 Mustang Mach 1 Directors Choice Conservative and Best GM Winner: Gary Goodin, 1969 Camaro Best Late Model: Justin Dumke, 2014 Mustang Chrysler Muscle Winner: Ken Mushen, 1965 Dodge Coronet Directors Choice Modified: Bob Cook, 1966 Chevelle 2019 NMCA Joliet NMCA Host Club Midwest Thunder Best ...
Haltech Elite VMS No EFI No Problem!
Written by Phillip Thomas Photography courtesy of Haltech and Eric Kenward When you're looking at big-power mechanical injection or carburetion, it sometimes feels like being a boulder sitting on the banks of a river as the march of technology flows around you. While we've seen a rapid growth of EFI products and their capabilities, management systems that are tailored for mechanical injectio...
Spotlight on NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Jackie Slone
Interview and photos by Mary Lendzion Having grown up just outside of Detroit, Jackie Slone was surrounded by a myriad of muscle cars made by General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. He was fascinated by the way they looked, the way they sounded and the way they performed on the street and on the strip. He also was fixated on driving one. As it turned out, he went on to race several at tracks near hi...

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