Sponsors continue to Renew for 2017
The NMCA would like to welcome back Chevrolet Performance, ATI Performance and Detroit Truetrac as class sponsors for the 2017. Chevrolet Performance will continue as the Chevrolet Performance Stock class sponsor while ATI Performance remains Nostalgia Super Stock sponsor while Detroit Truetrac continues it backing of the Nostalgia Muscle Car class.
McCarty to Make Music with ProCharger, Precision & ProLine
While 2016 was a successful season for Jacky McCarty that ended with an NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw championship and an NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw top ten finish, he has already turned his focus to 2017. He hired ProLine to build a Dart billet block-based 460 cubic-inch LS engine to replace his turbo-enhanced small-block Ford, and it will be topped with Mast Mozez heads and a Hogan's inta...
VP Racing Fuels Continues as XPM Class Sponsor
VP Racing Fuels has recently announced they will remain as sponsors of the NMCA's quickest and fastest class: VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod. This marks the third year that the San Antonio, Texas-based company has been the class sponsor.
E3 Spark Plugs Returns in 2017
The NMCA is proud to announce that E3 Spark Plugs will be returning as the presenting sponsor of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals in 2017, continuing the sponsorship the Ponte Vedra, Florida company began last year.
Show and Go - McMillan's 1969 Camaro Looks as Good as It Runs
While Jim McMillan knew how his 1957 Chevy handled on the street, he wanted to know how it would handle on the strip, so in 1968, he took the car with a 283 cubic-inch engine and three-speed transmission to a dragstrip near his home in Minnesota. It ran fifteens in the quarter mile all day and all night, and it was then that McMillan decided to make a name for himself in motorsports. He went...
Tyler Crossnoe Joins NMCA/NMRA
ProMedia Events & Publishing is pleased to announce that Tyler Crossnoe has joined the NMRA/NMCA event team as Race Master. Crossnoe will be working closely with recently hired Competition Director Kurt Johnson, Chief Starter T.J. El Prepe Bailey, Race Operations Director Gene Bergstrom and General Manger Rollie Miller at most of the events in 2017. As Race Master, Crossnoe will be respon...
Wilson, Cesler Recognized at Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Ceremony
Keith Wilson, Sales Manager with Scoggin Dickey Parts Center, and Justin Cesler, Account Supervisor at Chevrolet Performance, were each honored at the 2016 PRI show with Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series ambassador rings this past weekend at the PRI Show in Indianapolis. These rings were presented in appreciation for many years of promoting the LSX Shootout, the Chevrolet Performance Challeng...
Randy Adler's 1957 Blown Bel Air is Big, Bad & Beautiful
Of all the places they could gather years ago, Randy Adler, his brother, Rob and their father, Richard, chose the parking lot at White Castle and Duke's Drive-In near their homes in Tinley Park, Illinois, but rather than drinking milkshakes and devouring fries, they were lining up street races. They held their own in the 1966 El Camino, 1969 Nova SS and 1976 Trans Am belonging to their father,...
Lumsden Wins Real Deal Steel '69 Camaro
Congratulations to Taylor Lumsden from Caddo Mills, Texas who was the winner of the Real Deal Steel 1969 Camaro giveaway. His name was drawn during the champions ceremony held Saturday night at the PRI Show in Indianapolis. His name was picked from a group of all top-ten points finishers in each of the classes competing in Chevrolet Performance LSX Challenge Series presented by Scoggin Dickey Part...
Spotlight on Tyler Crossnoe - Racer, Race Promoter & Race Surface Expert
While Tyler Crossnoe could have spent a lot of time with his childhood friends, he chose to spend a lot of time with his dad, Tim Crossnoe. He would go to race tracks near their Bells, Tennessee home with him and watch him race his 1969 Camaro, and by the time he was 11, he was exploring how the car worked and how it responded to track conditions. He got behind the wheel of the supercharged ...
Chevrolet Performance Stock Champion Pushis Plans Upgrades
Soon after earning the NMCA Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Chevrolet Performance Stock championship in 2015, Glenn Pushis began making plans to repeat the feat in 2016. He began by driving his 2013 CRC Camaro to a runner-up finish at the event at Atlanta Dragway in April, and went on to runner-up at the event at Beech Bend Raceway in May and win at the events at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana in Jun...
Johnson Named Competition Director
ProMedia Events & Publishing is pleased to announce that Kurt E. Johnson has joined the team roster as Competition Director for the NMRA and NMCA event series. Johnson takes over for longtime ProMedia staffer Shannon Murphy, who will be stepping away from the role, but remains a part of the ProMedia family. As Competition Director, Johnson will run on-track operations for both ProMedia seri...
DeMayo, Jr. Driven to Back Up 2016 NA 10.5 Championship
While Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Mike DeMayo, Jr. was wrapping up repairs to his Mustang after a wreck in 2015 and was forced to miss the 2016 NMCA season opener in March, he was ready to roll at the second race of the season at Atlanta Dragway in April. There, after literally finishing the car in the pit area, he qualified in the second spot with an 8.10, set class elapsed-time and t...
Warren Already Aiming for Another Nostalgia Muscle Car Championship
While 2015 Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car champion Andy Warren was ready for the first NMCA race of 2016 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in March, his 71 Caprice was not, so he climbed into Chip Rollins 82 Malibu wagon for the weekend and wound up in the winner's circle. The Caprice was going through some serious upgrades, and was up on jackstands at the time, said Warren. I was able to w...
Hockenberry Hopes to Back Up '16 Open Comp Championship
While Chuck Hockenberry's run for a championship began with a broken driveshaft at the NMCA season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in March, he turned things around in time for the second race of the season at Atlanta Dragway in Georgia in April. There, the MagnaFuel Open Comp driver qualified eighteenth with an .030 reaction time and drove to the winner's circle as well as the semifinal...
Strange Engineering Putting Money in Your Pocket in 2017
Strange Engineering has always looked for ways to reward its loyal customers by putting money back in the hands of the racers. NMRA & NMCA racers will have an opportunity to claim over $90,000 in posted contingency for the 2017 race season for Strange Axles and brakes. Unlike other companies, Strange only requires the decal and parts be on the car for verification. No receipts and no product e...
Chevy Performance Wants To Hear From You
Chevy Performance Wants To Hear From You If you've ever wished that the automakers would ask you personally what your opinion is on something, now is your chance for your voice to be heard. Chevy Performance's Drag Race Development Program has been putting together a line of severe duty components that are designed to beef up your own 2016-newer Camaro for dragstrip duty. The team put togeth...
2016 Signature Awards Recipients Announced
The NMCA would like to congratulate the following people who will be receiving NMCA Signature Awards at this year's Awards Ceremony Friday, December 9th at the Indiana Convention Center. The recipients are being recognized for their support of the NMCA and its competitors. Brad Medlock Josh Ledford Rob Adler Matt Keiser Jim Johnson Craig Sullivan Dina Parise Dionne Lumsden
NMCA West & NMCA Drivers Cobbett & Ausmus in Wreck
While NMCA West Lucas Oil NA 10.5 driver Bryan Cobbett and NMCA Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Dwight Ausmus were ready for the Street Car Super Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, they ran into trouble in the first round of Junior Pro Stock qualifying Nov. 17, 2016, when Cobbett's '04 Mustang made a move to the right at the 1,000 foot mark. I heard something in my engine and b...
SpeedVideo to Broadcast all NMCA Races in 2017
SpeedVideo and ProMedia Events & Publishing are proud to jointly announce a multi-year agreement to live broadcast the NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing Series through 2018. The NMCA is home to some of the fastest heads-up race cars in the world, including some of the most dynamic small-tire and radial racing you will find. Like the NMCA, the NMRA boasts just as much variety in classes, b...
Street Outlaw Champion McCarty Motivated for 2017
Jacky McCarty may have been new to NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw in 2016, but he was well aware of what it would take to win. He proved it at the first race of the season, the 14th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park in March, where he qualified third with a 4.51 at 163 mph in his black LSX- and Precision turbo-powered 92 Mustang. He shook things up by c...
2017 NMCA Preliminary Rules Are Posted
The 2017 Preliminary Rules have been posted <> Thank You to NMCA racers and sponsors who have submitted rule requests for the 2017 season. The NMCA Tech committee has reviewed hundreds of requests and addressed many concerns coming out of the 2016 racing season. As one can imagine it is a daunting task to balance all of the racing categories and your input is greatly appreciat...
Real Deal Steel / NMCA '69 Camaro RS/SS Winner To Be Announced
All season long Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series competitors have been fighting to be in the top-10 of each racing category for the chance to win the Real Deal Steel / NMCA69 Camaro RS/SS roller valued at over $20,000. One lucky winner, selected randomly from the lists of racers below, will be presented with the Real Deal Steel Camaro at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in In...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series 2017 Schedule
ProMedia Events, home of the NMCA Muscle Car Drag Racing Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs, is pleased to announce the 2017 schedule for the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series. Developed from the excitement of the LSX Shootout, the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series features vehicles equipped with Chevrolet LS and modern LT powerplants taking all-GM racing to a whole new level. With six c...
Savell Set on Backing Up Xtreme Pro Mod Championship
While Tim Savell had been racing Mike Bankston's 2013 Camaro-bodied Pro Mod at PDRA and other races across the country, he added NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod to his resume in 2016 and began racking up round wins right away. In the RJ Race Cars-built machine featuring a 959 cubic-inch engine by Pat Musi juiced up on five nitrous systems, a Lenco transmission with a Bruno and a Neal Chance...
Vote for 2016 Award Recipients!
The nomination process is completed and here are the top three nominees to receive special recognition awards at the 2016 NMCA Awards Ceremony held on Friday evening December 9th 2016 at the Indiana Convention Center. All votes must be cast by midnight October 16th. To vote follow the link >>HERE<<
Corda's Dart is a Cornucopia of Character
While Al Corda can remember every line and every contour of his first car, a 66 Dodge, it was the 64 Plymouth station wagon he had that added fuel to his go-fast fire, and it wheeled him to a win and a Wally at the NHRA U.S. Nationals in 1971. He continued cruising in A, B and C Stock Eliminator categories in various muscular Mopars and earned a second NHRA Wally in 1993, as well as NHRA cham...
Another Hot Car on the Horizon for Pharris
With a dragstrip just about a mile from his home in Sikeston, Missouri, Daniel Pharris was familiar with and fascinated by fast cars at an early age, and when he got his first one at the age of fifteen, his focus was on finding the winner's circle. It was a '68 Chevelle that he bracket-raced, and it was followed by a 72 Nova that he heads-up raced, and the latter was the hook that in 06 led t...
Xtreme Street's Connelley Claims Ultra Street Record
Martin Connelley's successful race season started as soon as he climbed into Jason Martin's 93 Mustang motivated by a BES-built big-block Ford on nitrous and drove to a 7.77 and a runner-up finish in Edelbrock Xtreme Street at the 14th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in Florida in March. While he went on to earn a third place finish in points in the category when the series w...
NMCA Releases All-New Muscle Car Nationals T-Shirt Design
  The NMCA has released their all-new Muscle Car Nationals t-shirt. Show your support of the NMCA and the World's Fastest Street Cars when you wear this shirt at events and around town. This tone on tone black shirt features the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals logo large size on the back with the iconic phrase World's Fastest Street Car making a bold statement. The NMCA logo is small s...
Holley LS Fest Sunday News
While Robin Lawrence showcased Daren Poole-Adams' COPO CRC Camaro at the Chevrolet Performance NHRA Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana last weekend, he's shining in the COPO Battle at the Green presented by Lingenfelter and School of Automotive Machinists and Technology this weekend. He coaxed a 9.67 out of the car with the 6.2L LT powerplant featuring direct injection by Holley and is qua...
Hot and Heavy Racing at Holley LS Fest
After piloting their powerful machines all year long as part of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, drivers dove headfirst into competition at their fourth and final points race of the year at the Holley LS Fest, Sept. 9-11, 2016 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It was hot and it was humid, but the action was still stellar as drivers put their hearts, their souls and ev...
Holley LS Fest Saturday News
Another driver doubling up on race entries this weekend is Al Corda, as he's cruising his 2015 Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center COPO Camaro in Nitro Gear Street King and COPO Battle at the Green presented by Lingenfelter and School of Automotive Machinists and Technology. In the latter, he pushed his car packing a Wegner Motorsports-built 350 cubic-inch COPO engine to a 10.00 and is currently qualified...
Holley LS Fest Friday News
LS engines and those who love them are in the spotlight for the Holley LS Fest this weekend, Sept. 9-11, 2016 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The powerful powerplants are in everything from strip cars to'street cars and autocross cars to show cars. Among the categories to be contested here are the COPO Battle at the Green presented by Lingenfelter and School of Automotive Machini...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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