2016 Season Special Awards Nominations Now Open
  It's time once again to nominate deserving NMCA racers and crew for the annual NMCA awards! Be sure to click on the FINISH button to send us your nominations. This is the ONLY way you can nominate someone for an NMCA award. Deadline for nominations is September 15, 2016. Nominations will not be accepted after this date... NO EXCEPTIONS! Thank you in advance for submitting your n...
Preliminary Final 2016 Season Points
Final (preliminary) 2016 season points have now been updated. As in years past, there is a week grace period for racers who feel their points have not been correctly calculated to contest their final standing. The final date to contest these points is Friday, September 9th and must be emailed to [email protected] Points become final at 12:01 am Saturday, September 10th.
Buckley Recovering from Wreck at NMCA World Street Finals
During the second round of eliminations at the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals on Aug. 28, 2016 at Summit Motorsports Park in Ohio, Wiseco Street Outlaw driver Georgina Buckley lost control of her 85 Mustang on a solo pass and went into the retaining wall with great force. Flames erupted on impact, and fans watched in horror as the wing from her car flew in one direction and the hatch fle...
Hot Cars & Cold Ice Cream at NMCA World Street Finals at Summit Motorsports Park
They've been banging gears and banging heads for months, but drivers of the 2016 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs ended their six-race season with the exciting 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals, Aug. 26-28, 2016 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. "We had nearly twice as many cars and spectators for this year's event than we had for last year's event, despite th...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Sizzles at Summit Motorsports Park
The completely captivating Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series was a special component of the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals Aug. 26-28, 2016 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. In JE Pistons Drag Radial, Andy Essary ran a 4.44 and took a trip to the top of the qualifying ladder in his 02 Trans Am. He took it all the way and won with a 4.46 in the final, while Joe DeDona got ...
15th Annual NMCA World Street FinalsSunday Coverage
Eliminations are underway at the 2016 NMCA World Street Finals and the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. The first round started off in spectacular fashion where the top in the championship points chase for Magnafuel Open Comp failed to advance. Last year's champ, Jenna Pierce-Wilson, along with her father Kelly Pierce, and Chuck Hockenberry all mi...
15th Annual NMCA World Street FinalsSaturday Coverage
The track is hot here at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, and there are nearly 300 cars on property all looking to improve their qualifying positions and take out the competition in round one of eliminations later today. If you can't make it to the track, you can catch all of the hot action on Bangshift.com via the live feed courtesy of Good Vibrations Motorsports. https://youtu.be...
15th Annual NMCA World Street FinalsFriday Coverage
The on-track action has begun here at the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series. The day starts with a test and tune session this morning at 8:30, and that will run to 3:00pm this afternoon when we'll jump into the first round of qualifying. Part of the NMCA World Finals is the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, which includes Holley EFI ...
Good Vibrations Motorsports 2017 Interactive Catalog is Here!
Good Vibrations Motorsports is proud to release its 2017 performance products catalog. This annual handbook is updated with hard-core race parts focusing on Supercharging & Mechanical Fuel Injection along with Chassis Components, Premium Gaskets, AN Fittings & Hoses, Safety Equipment, Magnetos, and Hard-to-Find Specialty Tools. All at discounted prices. Also includes technical tips and per...
Gustafson Gives Driver's Seat to Lee for NMCA Norwalk
While NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw driver Eric Gustafson won't be in the driver's seat of his fast and famous '89 Mustang at the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals, Aug. 26-28, 2016, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, Jason Lee will. Gustafson, who earned the class championship in 2015, invited Lee, a multi-time champion who tunes Gustafson's car with PTP Racing business partner Patric...
15th Annual NMCA World Street FinalsThursday Coverage
The trucks and trailers were packed deep this morning while waiting to get into Summit Motorsports Park here in Norwalk, Ohio, and car have been rolling through the tech line all day. This weekend will crown the NMCA's champions and it also includes the third stop on the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, which brings in the quickest and fastest LS- and LT-powered vehicles anywhere. The event...
Last Minute Stacking and Parking Change for This Weekend's World Finals
After NMCA and Summit Motorsports Park officials took a look at Lenders lot at the track this morning it has been decided that with some soggy ground there and rain forecast for tomorrow to NOT use the lot for rig stacking. Racers and vendors are now asked to stack inside the Bud Gate, which can be seen on the above map. The racer gate will open tomorrow at 10:00 am instead of noon. After wh...
Lee to Pilot McCarty's Car at NMCA World Street Finals
This may be Henry Lee's first year competing in NMCA's Edelbrock Xtreme Street, but the determined driver already has a handle on what it takes to go rounds in the incredibly competitive class. In fact, he had just turned off the timers with a personal best of 7.61 at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in Illinois in July when a gust of wind grabbed the ...
Slone to Debut Pro Mod Camaro at NMCA Norwalk Race
After driving his 04 Grand Am to a championship in Run What Ya Brung at Milan Dragway in Michigan in 2015, Jackie Slone decided to test the NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod waters in 2016. He began with the race in Florida in March, where he qualified thirteenth with a 4.02 and exited in the first round after breaking a wide-open throttle switch. He followed that with the race in Georgia in...
Hays to Hang Out in Street Outlaw at NMCA Norwalk Race
While we're used to seeing Alex Hays hot-shoe his Mustang in Ultra Street at tracks across the country, he has his sights set on Wiseco Street Outlaw and the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Aug. 26-28, 2016 at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. He'll rely on his powerful and proven Uratchko Racing Engines-built and maintained 585...
NMCA World Finals to Host Inaugural Mopar Drag Pak Showdown
As if the muscle car insanity of the 15th Annual E3 Spark Plugs NMCA World Street Finals isn't enough NMCA and Mopar are pleased to announce the inaugural Mopar Drag Pak Showdown. The Mopar Drag Pak Showdown is a special event to be run in conjunction with the NMCA World Street Finals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 25-28, 2016. All 2009-2016 Drag Pak owners are invited ...
Schedule Adjustment NMCA World Finals Test & Tune Extended
  The NMCA World Finals at Summit Motorsports Park will get the action into gear a little quicker with Test & Tune beginning at 8:30AM on Friday August 26, the gates will open at 8:00AM. Test and Tune lanes will close at 2:30PM with NMCA Class Qualifying kicking off at 4:00PM. Competitors looking for an early setup can get into the famed Ohio track at 12-Noon on Thursday, August 25 for...
Norwalk Racer, Vendor, Car Show & Spectator - Stacking, Parking & Gate Information
Below is a daily schedule of Parking and Gate information and Instructions. Thursday, August 25th GATE OPENS: NOON 7PM 8AM - Linders Lot opens for Racer and Vendor Stacking 11AM NMCA VIP/Vendor Credentials opens in Linders Lot. NOON Ticketing Opens in Linders Lot & Racer/Vendor gate opens (Bud Gate) for Parking. 7PM Racer Gate (Bud Gate) Closes and Ove...
NMCA World Finals to Host 6th Annual Ford Performance Cobra Jet Showdown Presented by Diversified Products Marketing
  E3 Spark Plugs and the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals are pleased to announce the return of the Ford Performance Cobra Jet Showdown Presented by Diversified Products Marketing, a special event to be run in conjunction with the 15th Annual NMCA World Street Finals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 25-28, 2016. All 2008-2016 Cobra Jet owners are invited to participate with the...
Xtreme Pro Mod Soon to See another Biehle
After driving his gorgeous Grabber Blue 2013 Mustang to the 2015 NMCA VP Racing Fuels Pro Mod championship, Michael Biehle, II climbed into a Grabber Blue 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 built by Bickel Race Cars and headed toward NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod and NHRA Pro Mod. He has blasted to a best of 3.88 in the eighth-mile, 5.82 in the quarter-mile and a runner-up at the NMCA race in Geor...
LSX Classes to Compete at the NMCA World Street Finals in Norwalk, Ohio
The Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series will once again join the NMCA World Street Finals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, the weekend of August 25-28, 2016. A can't miss event, the NMCA World Street Finals features the World's Fastest Street Cars as well as one of the largest gatherings of LS-powered monsters in the U.S. Heads-up LS classes include JE Pistons Drag Radial, Chevro...
Summers Set to Debut Stunning 2016 Camaro
Steve Summers is no stranger to setting records and sailing to wins in his 70 1/2 Bicklel-built Camaro powered by a Jasiek Racing 522 cubic-inch engine and 88mm Garrett turbos, and while the car delivered the popular and personable driver to a 3.78 in the eighth-mile and a 5.65 in the quarter-mile, he's set to move to a 2016 bodied Bickel-built Camaro. It's a lightweight car that's very versa...
ProMedia Names Lonnie Grim as NMRA, NMCA and NMCA WEST Event Technical Director
    ProMedia Events & Publishing is pleased to announce the promotion of Lonnie Grim to the post of Event Technical Director for the NMRA, NMCA, and NMCA WEST event series. Grim is currently the Technical Director for the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series and will continue those duties as well. Grim is no rookie when it comes to technical operations at racing events; he...
Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at NMCA World Street Finals Announced
NMCA is pleased to announce a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at the upcoming NMCA World Street Finals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, on Thursday, August 25th, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. This extra special event features the World's Fastest Street Cars and caps off an incredible season of NMCA E3 Spark Plugs drag racing. The NMCA World Street Finals is also the 3rd stop of th...
Pushis is a Powerhouse in Chevrolet Performance Stock
There were a number of things that contributed to Glenn Pushis popularity as a teenager, but cruising his 1970 Oldsmobile 442 on the streets near his Downers Grove, Illinois home was at the top of the list. After idling around for a bit, he went wide-open throttle at the race track, and eventually, in 97, he introduced the car to the Outlaw Street Car Association's True Street ranks, where he...
Donnie Edmonds Lays Down Low Nines in 69 Chevelle
Because his father was into race cars and racing, Donnie Edmonds spent more time at dragstrips and dirt tracks than anywhere else as a child in Cincinnati, Ohio, and because he, too, was into race cars and racing, he couldn't wait to climb into a 67 Chevelle when he turned 16. He would take it to a road by a river and get a little heavy on the throttle, and then he would try to talk his way ou...
RACE WRAP11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
Super Sunday Sizzler Last year marked the momentous 10th anniversary of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, and the over-the-top event was a huge success. A year later, Route 66 Raceway welcomed even more cars and more fans, and those who couldn't be at the track were able to catch live updates on nmcadigital.com, as well as watch the live feed on Bangshift.com cour...
11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing/////Sunday Coverage
It's Super Bowl Sunday here at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, as racers will be competing for NMCA class wins and the subsequent winners will square off against the NMRA class winners for a chance to grab a Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Super Bowl ring and hopefully bring home the team win for the NMCA. Joining the Holley EFI Factory Super Car ranks this weekend is Jordan Pennington of...
GEN2 Pro Mod 106 CEA Turbocharger From Precision Turbo
PRECISION TURBO AND ENGINE has added a new size to its line of championship winning and record setting Pro Mod turbochargers with the release of the GEN2 106mm Pro Mod CEA turbo. With a dedicated commitment to innovation, all of PTE's GEN2 Pro Mod turbochargers were designed with the hardcore racing enthusiast in mind. Utilizing a 106mm inducer CEA (Competition Engineered Aerodynamics) CNC-...
11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag RacingSaturday Coverage
The track is hot at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl here at Route 66 Raceway. The action was intense yesterday despite the inclement weather and we've got hundreds of cars to run today. We'll be starting off the day with the third round of Index qualifying followed by the heads-up classes. Edelbrock Xtreme Street driver Ray Cox has been chasing issues in his Trans Am since t...
11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag RacingFriday Coverage
Jason Hamstra and his father Kevin will be contesting VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod this weekend with their Dan Page chassis'd, 521ci Hemi-powered Mustang. The Hamstras recently added new Noonan cylinder heads with bigger valves and sped up the Mike Janis blower to fit the Xtreme Pro Mod rules, and the Indy-based team clocked a 3.84 at 197 recently at another event which should prove competit...
11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag RacingThursday Coverage
First On Race Day, as the saying goes, and that's what Mickey Thompson Radial Wars racer Daniel Pharris is hoping to be this weekend at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing. Pharris was the first through the gate this morning and the first unloaded. Currently he sits just 80 points shy of class leader DeWayne Mills in the Radial Wars championship points chase...
Shawn Finn to Join NA 10.5 Beginning with Super Bowl
After racing junior-dragsters for seven years, Shawn Finn bought a 69 Corvette at the age of 15 and was driving it on the streets near his Brooklyn, New York home soon after. It was fun for a while, but because he had racing in his blood, he decided three years ago to turn the car into a track terror, and began by outfitting it with a 25.3 chrome moly cage. He then installed leafsprings and...
"Daddy Dave" Unable to Attend This Weekend's Joliet Event Due to Re-scheduled TV SHoot
  Daddy Dave regretfully informed the NMRA/NMCA event team that filming of the Street Outlaws finale was recently rescheduled to this weekend. As a result, he won't make it to Joliet. However, he's excited about going to Norwalk, OH for the NMCA World Finals on Aug. 27-28 and hopes to see everyone there. Chris BoostedGT Hamilton WILL DEFINITELY be at Route 66 Raceway this Saturday...
Australian Pro Stock Champ Nino Cavallo to Contest NMCA's Dart Pro Stock
The NMCA's new Dart Pro Stock class has been creating quite the buzz and drawing interest from all over, including in Australia where the Australian National Drag Racing Association (ANDRA) has a Pro Stock class with near the same rules as the NMCA's new Dart Pro Stock. The ANDRA's 2016 Pro Stock champion, Nino Cavallo, is coming to America to mix it up with racers in Dart Pro Stock. "We are go...
Chuck DeMory, Jr. to Debut New Combination
While longtime NMCA driver Chuck DeMory, Jr. spent the past few years tracking down some trouble with his combination, he's just about ready to rumble, and this time, his 68 Mustang will be packing a potent 525 cubic-inch big-block Ford built by Jasiek Racing Engines. I had been noticing the success Steve Summers was having with his Jasiek-built engine in Pro Mod, and how he never had to work...
Dina Parise Racing Races To Support Injured Virginia Girl With Unique Fundraiser at Route 66
  In the blink of an eye, the equivalent of 1/3 of a second of precious time. It is a testament of how quickly life can change. As racers, the Dina Parise Racing team can certainly attest to that, but accidents happen in everyday life just the same. Lives become disrupted as in the case of 20-year-old Katy Daniel. Her story: On Mother's Day 2016 Katy was involved in a horrific, life alt...
Joliet: Racer & Vendor Stacking, Parking & Gate Information
  Wednesday, July 27th Stacking NOON - Overnight Racer stacking in designated area. (SEE MAP) Vendor/Midway Stacking in separate Designated Area. (SEE MAP) Thursday, July 28th Stacking in designated areas Areas all day (SEE MAP) 10AM Gate 14 Opens for Vendor/Midway Parking 11AM Gate 14 Opens for Racers, Vendor/Midway, Car show & Swap meet 7pm ...
Largest Manufacturers Midway of the Year Scheduled for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois, July 28-31
The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing 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 Friday, July 29, and culminates on Sunday, July 31, when Team NMRA's class champions take on team NMCA's winners in the all-out slugfest we like to call the Super Bowl of Stre...
Hutnick Irons Out Issues in time for Super Bowl
Immediately after earning the 2015 NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street championship, David Hutnick set his sights on backing it up in 2016. He showed that by driving his Straightline Performance-built 02 Camaro to a 7.68 on his way to the win at the season-opening 14th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March, but was uncharacteristically off...