Bruder to Pilot Buginga's Car with ProCharger Combination
While we regularly see Rich and Nick Bruder bring the heat in their blue Fox body Mustang in X275, Rich Bruder climbed into the driver's seat of Manny Buginga's red Fox body Mustang for the first time last fall. It was during the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Kentucky, and Bruder like Buginga, who was in his red New Edge Mustang was entered in V...
Thursday Test and Tune Schedule for All-Star Nationals
There will be a special test and tune session available to racers next Thursday (April 6th) at Atlanta Dragway in preparation for the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports. Please look at the attached schedule for specific times.   Pricing is as follows: PURCHASE TEST AND TUNE RUN CARDS AT REGISTRATION TRAILER Heads up classes (PM, PS, RW, SO, XS, NPS, N/A 10...
Gustafson and Hensley Readying to Run NMCA and NMRA
For the past several years, multi-time NMCA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and NMCA West ProCharger Street Outlaw champion Eric Gustafson and his crew chief, Cameron Hensley, have proven with Gustafson's white 1989 Mustang that they're part of a powerful team, but they're set to make sweeping changes and focus on finding even more success. Gustafson has hired Gary Naughton Race Cars in ...
2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA SEALED STOCK All Star Showdown Qualifiers
The 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals is fast approaching and the 2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA Sealed Stock All-star Showdown featuring Coyote Stock vs Chevrolet Performance will be held during qualifying rounds of the event. Here are the Qualifiers for NMRA and NMCA that have gained an automatic berth into the Showdown. Racers will compete for major bragging rights, $1,000 cash, a Manufacturers Cup...
Atlanta Dragway Completes Repaving Project Ahead of NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals
Adding to the escalating excitement and energy of the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports, April 6-9 at Atlanta Dragway, is the revelation of the recent repaving of a portion of the track surface at the facility nicknamed Georgia's House of Speed. According to Mike Savage, the track's manager of operations, crews spent a'day in February grounding up a...
Steeda Autosports is Getting Back to Supporting Drag Racers in 2017
ProMedia is thrilled to announce Steeda Autosports as the Presenting Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, in Commerce GA, April 6-9, 2017. For over 29 years, Steeda has been committed to providing the best in high performance vehicles, as well as parts for drag racing, street racing and road racing. Dario Orlando, owner of Steeda Autosports is passionate about sponsoring 3 talented racers t...
Second Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-Star Showdown Qualifiers
The 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals is fast approaching and the 2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-star Showdown will be held on Saturday of that event. Here are the top four Qualifiers for NMRA and NMCA that have gained an automatic berth into the Showdown.   NMRA TOP FOUR QUALIFIERS (COMBINED POINTS FOR 2016 SEASON AND 2017 FL EVENT) Dennis Corn 3230 Gordon Harlow 2580...
2017 Contingency Update
The 2017 NMCA racer contingency program continues to grow in 2017. Here are a few of the latest companies who will be supporting racers this season. Hoosier Racing Tire, QA1, DeatschWerks, ProCharger To see the entire lineup of 2017 NMCA contingency sponsors click >>here<<. This list will be updated each Friday.
Sunday Coverage 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
It's eliminations day here at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Qualifying is complete and it's time to whittle down the racers until we find the winners who will get to visit the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. To see how the racers qualified in their respective classes, follow this link <<>>>. Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center ...
A Sensational Start To The Season
Race Wrap 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem You don't often see extreme performances when the ambient temperatures go up, but that's exactly what happened this weekend during the NMCA Drag Racing Series opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. Despite the Florida heat hovering in the 80s throughout the weekend, racers came packing plenty of performance as they staked their claims ...
Saturday Coverage 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Friday's running of the 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park promised a lot of action, and delivered, with Billy Banaka blistering the track with a 3.79 in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, Manny Buginga motoring to a 4.33 in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw, Marty Stinnett sailing to a 4.01 in Mickey Thompson Radial Wars, Mike DeMayo, Jr. driving to a 7.84 in Boninfante...
2X NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders-Stevens To Mix It Up In The NMCA's Holley EFI Factory Super Cars
Two-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Erica Enders-Stevens will be mixing it up this weekend in Bradenton as well, as she will pilot a new 2017 COPO Camaro in the Holley EFI Factory Super Cars class. Enders-Stevens performed some shakedown testing prior to the event, and her first hit today had the COPO carrying the front wheels past the 60-ft clocks en route to a solid mid-8-second run. The Omaha T...
Friday Coverage 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
The sun is out and so are the race cars here at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Yesterday was testing and today we roll into qualifying for the 15ht Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event, the first race of the NMCA's six-race series. While he's usually piloting his bright yellow '69 Camaro in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series' LME Street King class, Eau Claire, Wisconsin's K...
2017 NMCA Stock/Super Stock Racer Indexes
Racers eagerly await the chance to run in the NMCA's new Stock/Super Stock Combo, and they'll get their chance when the series kicks off on March 10th, 2017 at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Class rules for the Stock/Super Stock Combo can be found at https://www.nmcadigital.com/dl/rules/sssc.pdf. To better serve the racers, the class combines indexes from both NHRA and IHRA sanctions to form the NMCA...
Thursday Coverage 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
In the words of ring announcer Bruce Buffer, "It's Time!" The track is live here at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, as we kick off the 2017 NMCA Drag Racing Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs. The pits are filling up quickly, with over a dozen VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod entries on the premises, and a multitude of Holley EFI Factory Super Car racers looking to do some Cobra Je...
NMCA PRO STOCK CLASS TO DEBUT IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Santa Ana, Calif. (March 7, 2017) The NMCA's Pro Stock class will compete for a 2017 NMCA championship, gaining points at 5 events beginning with the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals on April 6-9, 2017 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce Georgia. With many combinations just getting completed this month, we have made the decision to run any Pro Stock competitors that make it to Florida this...
SpeedVideo to Live Stream This Weekend's Race
If you can't make it to Bradenton Motorsports Park for this weekend's NMCA event, you can catch all the action live on SpeedVideo. Live streaming will begin around 3pm on Friday and continue all weekend long. To watch the live feed click >>HERE<<
Warren Hopes Upgrades Unleash 10.00s at NMCA Season Opener
While reigning NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car champion Andy Warren has piloted Derek Putnam's 1970 Nova, Jason Rollins 1971 Nova and Chip Rollins 1982 Malibu wagon at various NMCA season openers, he'll be behind the wheel of his classic and quite-capable 1971 Caprice at this year's season opener, the 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, March 9-12, at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Flo...
Team Owner Mike Bankston Takes it All the Way
One of Mike Bankston's fondest memories of growing up in central Mississippi was standing alongside his brother, Justin, at the track watching their dad, Eddie, race his 1965 Pontiac GTO in AAA Stock. As the car sailed to win after win, it served as inspiration for Bankston to buy a 1969 Camaro at just thirteen years old. He went on to drive it, and his next car, a Third Gen Camaro, on the stre...
NMCA To Allow Double Entry For Real Street and Xtreme Street Real Street Run Schedule Changes
For the 2017 season, the NMCA is making changes to the run schedule for the NMCA Bowling Green, Indianapolis, and Norwalk events that will allow Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Real Street competitors to double enter in Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Following the 2017 rule change for Real Street that allows any make or model to enter the class provided the vehicle is LS- or LT-powered, Xtreme St...
More Companies Join 2017 Contingency Program
This past week, the following companies have joined the NMCA as 2017 Contingency Sponsors, helping to make the program the largest in all of streetcar drag racing: Weldon Pump, Mahle Motorsports, Magnafuel, SLP, AEM, Richmond Gear, Ross Racing Pistons. To see the entire list click >>here<<
Precision Turbo and Engine Becomes Presenting Sponsor of Joliet Event
The Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing has a new partner in 2017 as Precision Turbo and Engine has signed a partnership agreement with the NMRA and NMCA to become presenting sponsor of one of the largest drag races in the country. It is a huge honor to have Precision Turbo and Engine sponsoring the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing event, s...
Rudolf & Rudolf's Sleigh Ready for More ARP Nitrous Pro Street
After reading about NMCA MagnaFuel Open Comp, Jeff Rudolf decided to test the waters in the extremely competitive class several years ago when the series stopped at his home track, Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Behind the wheel of his 1970 Nova powered by a small-block Chevy wearing Dart Pro 1 heads, he laid down low nines and committed to competing in the class for the foreseeabl...
Mobile Wash and Detailing Available in Bradenton
If you need your rig washed or detailed at Bradenton Motorsports Park, we're happy to tell you that Mr. Clean Mobile Detailing will be on site Thursday (March 2nd) and Friday to knock off any road grime your truck or trailer picked up on the way to the track. To get hooked up, give Lorenzo a call at 941-580-1233.
All-New Stock / Super Stock Class to Debut at NMCA Season Opener in Bradenton, Florida
When racers call, the NMCA answers and that's just what we did with the all-new Stock / Super Stock class that will debut at the at E3 Spark Plugs Muscle Car Mayhem season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 9-12, 2017. After receiving hundreds of phone calls and e-mails from NHRA and IHRA Stock and Super Stock racers over the offseason, NMCA made the c...
Barbaree and Stone to be Two-Car Team in Street Outlaw
While Dwayne Barbaree cruised to wins in NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and captured the 2014 championship in NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw in Russell Stone's Mustang coupe, the team is set to shake things up for the 2017 season. Stone will climb into the driver's seat of the Fox body Mustang he purchased last year from NMCA NA 10.5 driver Ben Mens, and Barbaree will climb into the driver's sea...
Rydell's Blown Blue Beast Cruises to Low Fours
While Roger Rydell was drawn to his dad's 1967 GTO, 1973 Monte Carlo and 1962 Impala as a youth in Lancaster, California, he was momentarily more drawn to a friend's Volkswagen. He can't recall exactly which model it was, but he can recall that it was beige with a big, square back, and that he was often a passenger in it as his friend drove him to high school during the week, and raced from t...
Ten More Companies Join as '17 Contingency Sponsors
The NMCA continues to add to the 2017 racer contingency list. This week the following companies have joined to support our racing community: Proline Racing, Nitto Tire, Garrett Turbo, Edelbrock, E3 Spark Plugs, Ron Francis Wiring, Ford Performance, Aeromotive, Oliver Racing Parts, and Vortech Superchargers. To see the updated list click >>here<<
NMCA Season Opener to Feature Huge VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Field
Each year the NMCA's season opener, appropriately called Muscle Car Mayhem, features some of the wildest Xtreme Pro Mods on the planet! NMCA's Muscle Car Mayhem takes place at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 9-12, 2017. Watch as Bradenton's famed pits swell as hundreds of racers head south for sunshine, great track conditions, ...
Warm up and Stay Awhile in Bradenton.
With the 2017 season about to begin with the 15th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem March 9-12 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, racers and fans need to know the area has one heck of a lot to offer. According to Sean Walter, Director of Sports for the Bradenton Area Sports Commission, the area located on the state's West Coast has many offerings for those looking to extend their tr...
Mickey Thompson Continues Their Support of the NMCA, NMCA West and NMRA
Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels and ProMedia continue their partnership in 2017. This season, Mickey Thompson has extended their sponsorship of Radial Wars, one of the most popular classes in the NMCA as well as sponsoring the final event of the NMCA West season. How great it is to have Mickey Thompson continue as NMCA's Radial Wars class sponsor; one of the top race classes in all of drag ra...
Pushis Succeeds in Multiple Cars and Classes
After bracket-racing his red nine-second 2013 COPO Camaro at tracks near his home in Leo, Indiana, Glenn Pushis introduced himself and his car to NMCA, the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series and the 5th Gen class in the fall of 2014. It was cold, it was wet, it lasted until the wee hours of the morning and he lost in the early rounds of the event at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana, but it didn...
AFCO to Sponsor Special Nostalgia Shootout at the NMCA Season Opener in Bradenton, Florida
Watching Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car and ATI Performance Products Nostalgia Super Stock at any NMCA race is like going back in a time machine and that time machine will make a stop at NMCA's Muscle Car Mayhem season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 9-12, 2017. AFCO has stepped up to sponsor a special Nostalgia Muscle Car vs. Nostalgia Su...
Outlaw 632 to Race at NMCA's Muscle Car Mayhem Season Opener
The National Muscle Car Association is pleased to announce that Outlaw 632 has been added to its Muscle Car Mayhem season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 9-12. Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, NMCA's Muscle Car Mayhem kicks off the season in grand style with wild heads-up classes sure to put Bradenton's fans on the edges of their seats screaming for ...
More Companies Join as 2017 Contingency Sponsors
As the 2017 season draws closer, more companies are renewing or beginning to add to the NMCA contingency program. This week we've added: Holley, NOS, MSD, RacePak, QuickFuel Technology, RPM Transmissions and E3 Spark Plugs. To see the updated listing click >>here<<
Get Your Six Fix NMCA Adds Six-Cylinder Combinations in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod
Say import racing around a bunch of car guys and you're about to see people take sides like it's the 2016 presidential election. Whether you're talking politics or your preferred vehicle brand, passionate people can still work together and make great things happen. Allowing imports to run in NMCA Pro Mod has been on the table for a couple of years, said NMCA general manager Rollie Miller. Th...
Coan Joins NMCA
Coan Engineering has joined the NMCA as an official sponsor in 2017 and will also be posting contingency in a majority of classes in both organizations. "NMRA and NMCA are a pair of rapidly growing associations that have done a fantastic job of building a racer-friendly program. We are proud to partner with them as an Official Series and Contingency sponsor in 2017 and look forward to rewarding...
Board Moving to VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod
Because he had grandparents and a dad who raced cars, Benjamin Board grew up around the roar of engines, and because he was incredibly interested in it, he seemed destined to dive into motorsports, too. He did just that, in a 1984 S10 pickup that he bracket-raced at tracks near his family's East Peoria, Illinois home at the age of nineteen, and before long, he was in a 2003 S10 pickup tackling ...
More Added to 2017 Racer Contingency
More companies have joined the growing list of NMCA contingency sponsors this week including: Racing Head Service, FAST, TCI, Air Flow Research, Moser Engineering. To see the updated list, which is updated each Friday evening, click >>HERE<<
Gear Vendors and Edelbrock Retain Class Sponsorships
The NMCA is pleased to announce that Gear Vendors and Edelbrock will both be continuing their class sponsorships in 2017. Edelbrock will remain as the Xtreme Street class sponsor while Gear Vendors continues sponsorship of the True Street class.
Hoosier Tire Joins NMCA
Hoosier Racing Tire returns to the NMCA racing scene this year as an Official Sponsor in 2017 as well as a contingency sponsor for all NMCA events. The company will be posting contingency awards in all Pro and Sportsman classes, as well as special-event classes. We look forward to renewing our relationship with NMCA and the racers that compete in the series this year, said Faron Lubbers of Ho...
Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Race Shop Expands Sponsorship in 2017
The NMCA is pleased to announce that Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Race Shop will expand their sponsorship in 2017 to include becoming title sponsor of the NMCA World Finals held at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis September 21-24, as well as becoming presenting sponsors of the Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway Park held in Bowling Green, Ky., May 18-21. We're really ...
DeatschWerks Fuel Systems Supports NMCA and LSX Challenge Series
NMCA is proud to announce that DeatschWerks Fuel Systems has signed on as official sponsor for the 2017 season. In addition, DeatschWerks is participating in the NMCA contingency program - one of the largest all-cash contingency programs in street legal drag racing with over 80 participating brands. Deatschwerks Marketing Coordinator Mark Hutchison said, "DeatschWerks Fuel Systems is excited to...
NMCA Nitrous Pro Street's Rice Adding NMRA Renegade to Her Resume
After racing his turbocharged 1989 Mustang coupe in OSCA in the late 1990s, Ed Rice sold the car he refers to as the grey squirrel to a friend. But he recently bought it back, and is preparing it for his daughter, Jennifer Brooke Rice, to pilot in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade while also piloting her 2009 Mustang in NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street. Ed fabricated for the car a 25.3 chrome moly cage, ...
Honeywell Garrett to Sponsor Summit Motorsports Park Event
The NMCA is pleased to announce that Honeywell Garrett will become the event sponsor of the All-American Nationals August 24-27 that Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Honeywell Garrett has been a long time supporter of the NMCA and we're very excited abut them expanding even further into the series this year, said NMCA President and CEO, Steve Wolcott. The decision was made to joi...
NMCA Announces Stock/Super Stock Combo Class
The NMCA is proud to announce the addition of the Stock/Super Stock Combo class to their all-American drag racing line-up. The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs features a six-race series with contingency and a year-end championship where winners take home a Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Ring. Beginning with the season opener in Bradenton, FL on the weekend of March 9-12, the Stock/S...
2017 Contingency Postings
With the 2017 season beginning in just a few weeks, NMCA Contingency Sponsors are returning to the nations largest all-American drag racing series. Here is a list of sponsors who have joined the NMCA this year in support of racers by posting contingencies on certain products. Thus far they include: FUELAB, Moroso, Ron Francis Wiring, Strange Engineering, Aerospace Components, Mickey Thompson, A...
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