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...
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...
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...
Street Outlaws TV Stars, Daddy Dave & Boosted GT, to Appear at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois
Be sure to mark the calendars for the weekend of July 30-31 for your chance to meet Street Outlaws TV stars, Daddy Dave & Boosted GT, at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois. Route 66 Raceway will be buzzing as thousands of muscle car fans come out to see two of the most popular Street Outlaws racers only at the Super Bowl of Stre...
Hull Set to Hightail it in Wiseco Street Outlaw
With a 4.45 and an event win under his belt, Charles Hull has proven that he has a stout combination and is on a hot streak in NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw. But to ensure that his Vermillion Red Mustang continues to be the formidable force it has been, he recently took his 400 cubic-inch small-block Ford back to Bennett Racing Engines to have it freshened, an...
Renegade Racer Arndt Adds Xtreme Street to Resume
While Adam Arndt's name is already on the NMRA Edelbrock Renegade map, he put it on the NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street map by flying to a 7.67 to qualify fourth in a field of thirteen at the 15th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana in June. It was the first time the longtime driver had run in the class designed for small-tire cars with stock frame rails powered by s...
Schedule Update for Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
A couple of changes have been made to the schedule for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway (Joliet, IL) over the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. Due to curfews, enforced by the city of Joliet, the bracket racing portion of the event, as well as the Friday morning test and tune session, have been removed from the event. The first two rounds of qualifying...
Precision Turbo to Sponsor BangShift LIVE Streaming Coverage Of the 11th Annual NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl Event July 29-31
  From July 29-31 BangShift.com will provide live streaming video coverage, courtesy of Precision Turbo & Engine, of the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing. Watch the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals and the NMCA E3 Spark Plugs Muscle Car Nationals series compete at the same track the same weekend with class winners from Team NMRA and Team N...
Peterson, McAfee to enter NMCA NA 10.5 Class
No stranger to naturally aspirated racing, former Fun Ford Weekend Street Warrior Champion Darrell Peterson will be entering the NMCA's Quick Lane of Downs Ford NA 10.5 with car co-owner Brian McAfee. The two have been running this fox-body Mustang off and on at local events for years, but a bad wheel stand and the repairs needed after it sidelined their fun for quite some time. Eventually, it too...
Joy Neuenschwander Cruises in Coyote-Powered Mustang
When Joy Neuenschwander married NMCA Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Chad Neuenschwander twenty-five years ago, she knew she was entering a life of race cars and racing, and that was just fine with her. In fact, it wasn't long before she was rowing gears in her manual transmission-equipped 98 Mustang on the street, and then rowing gears in her manual transmission-equipped 88 Mustang o...
Muscle Cars Throw Down Race Wrap from the 15th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals
After a long weekend chock full of some epic racing, the 2016 NMCA All-American Nationals featuring the 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout has come to a close. Held at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana, nearly twenty classes were hotly contested and racers were all looking to get to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. VP Racing Fuels' Xtreme Pro Mod class was full of ...
10th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout
10 Years of LSX Performance The Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout celebrated its 10th anniversary at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis with sunny skies and scorching hot competition. The event was the second stop on the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series tour and racers were hoping to grab the trophies and prize money available in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Also at stake this y...
15th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals Sunday Coverage
We're going into our final day of the 10th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout and the NMCA All-American Muscle Car Nationals here at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis, and we've got a full day of incredible racing ahead of us. Ladies and gentlemen, it's official! Georgia resident Bart Tobener made the world's first 7-second pass with an S550 Mustang, and the feat also marks him as havin...
Litz Ready to Lay it Down in Wiseco Street Outlaw
After nearly two years of reworking and rebuilding his '98 Camaro after a wreck in the fall of 2014, Ray Litz is ready to debut it in Wiseco Street Outlaw. Midwest Chassis in Illinois upgraded the 25.5 cage to a 25.3 cage, added bars to stiffen the car from one end to the other and fabricated a custom rear-end housing, all new custom rear suspension components, a removable front-end and an alum...
Four Big Reasons to Compete in the LSX Shootout This Weekend.
1. Increased Purses (plus contingency) in Drag Radial, Real Street, CP Stock, Street King, Rumble & True Street! 2. LSX Bowtie Blocks awarded to all class winners (each block has a $2,900 value)! 3. All Street King & Rumble competitors may run in the LSX Shootout True Street class free of charge (must meet all TS rules)! 4. All LSX Shootout racers and crew are invited to the R...
Neuenschwander Back on Track After Wheelie Damage
While Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Chad Neuenschwander commands attention every time he pulls up to the starting line and then pulls gears to the finish line, he added a wicked wheelstand to his show in the second round of qualifying at the 15th Annual NMCA Quick Fuel Technology Bluegrass Nationals, May 12-15, 2016, Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Kentucky. His burgundy beauty of ...
McCarty Coming on Strong in NMCA and NMRA Street Outlaw
While Jacky McCarty had just introduced himself and his black LSX- and Precision turbo-powered 92 Mustang to NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw during the 14th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park, he promptly put his his name on the map. He ran to a 4.51 at 163 mph to qualify in the third spot at that event, followed by a 4.70 and 152 mph to qualify ...
Brum Bringing Fresh Bullet to West Coast Shootout
After zinging his Rick Watters-built big-block Chevy to 9,000 rpm pass after pass on his way to the 2015 NMCA WEST Lucas Oil NA 10.5 championship, Vic Brum decided to take it to Weidmann Racing Engines in Arizona for some rest and rejuvenation. Its cast iron Dart block was cleaned up, as it had some scarring from a broken lifter, and because that process resulted in bigger bores, the engine whi...
Final LSX Shootout Racer Party Free Parts Raffle Prize List
Every year one of the highlights of the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout is the Thursday evening Racer Appreciation Party, which takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn Indy. NMCA will once again host this very special welcome party for all Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout participants, friends, family, media, and sponsors.The party will feature complimentary dinners hosted by Scoggin-Dickey...
10th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout Just Around the Corner
The Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout is right around the corner and will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in style at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Once taking place June 23-26, 2016, the event, held in conjunction with the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, is the largest LS drag race gathering in the U.S. The Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout features awesome heads-up racing for the ...
Jennifer Brooke Rice Remains Determined and Runs 7.29
After a fine fourth place finish in 2015 NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street points, Jennifer Brooke Rice of Springfield, Tennessee rolled into the 2016 hungry to do even better, and so far, she has. Despite what she refers to as a series of timing-related nitrous backfires, she drove to a runner-up finish at the 8th Annual NMCA/NMRA All-Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders at Atlanta Dragway in ...
Dina Parise Racing Welcomes Aerospace Components
They say everything happens for a reason. In the Dina Parise Racing (DPR) camp, they have become believers in this statement. This team has learned that some days may be tougher than others, but they are just preparation for things to come. And come they do. Recently DPR reached a sponsorship agreement with the Florida-based company, which will see Parise and her team competing in the remaining...
Racing for the Daily DoubleRace Wrap from the 5th Annual Chevrolet Performance Nationals
It was announced early on in the event that, due to the Georgia weather threatening to rain out Sunday's shenanigans, the 5th Annual Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, would be run on a shortened schedule with test and tune on Friday, June 3rd, and qualifying and eliminations both being run on Saturday, June 4th, 2016. Spectators got to enjoy two days worth of...
5th Annual Chevrolet Performance NationalsSaturday Coverage
Cars are coming out of the trailers and the track is being prepped in anticipation of the first trigger of the Christmas tree this morning here at the Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The racing action begins at 9:00am with bracket and Gear Vendors True Street time trials and then we go right into Q1 with the Proform Rumble and LME Street King classes. Thanks to Chevrolet...
5th Annual Chevrolet Performance Nationals Friday Coverage
The first event of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series is about to kick off here in Commerce, Georgia, at Atlanta Dragway. Gates are open and the racers are parking, cars are being unloaded and we'll begin a test and tune session later today. As part of the Challenge Series, the Chevrolet Performance Nationals welcomes the series competition classes, which include JE Pistons Drag Radial pre...
Chevrolet Performance Nationals Event Update
Due to inclement weather coming into the Commerce, Georgia area, the NMCA competition department has opted to complete the entire Chevrolet Performance Nationals race on Saturday. Competitors will get their three qualifying runs before going into eliminations at 5:00pm. Both Saturday and Sunday's scheduled bracket races will offer over $13,000 in total purse and will be completed on Saturday. T...
An Interview with Go-To Guy George Rumore
While George Rumore liked baseball and basketball while growing up on Long Island, New York, he liked cars and car parts a bit more, and would often forego the former to spend more time around the latter. He attributes much of that to the fact that his neighbor was Kooks Custom Headers founder George Kryssing, Sr., who was working out of his own garage at the time and would allow Rumore to hang...
Huge Midway Planned for this Weekend's Chevrolet Performance Nationals
Each year the Chevrolet Performance Nationals features a giant manufacturers midway...and this year is no exception! Presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, the Chevrolet Performance Nationals is the largest all-GM event of the year and takes place at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, the weekend of June 3-5, 2016. Be sure to hit the ATM on your way to the track for great deals on the part...
Rick Riccardi Testing to Tune for NMCA Indy
While the 2015 race season for NMCA Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Rick Riccardi began with a wreck at the NMCA race at Atlanta Dragway, it ended with a win in the NA 10.5 Shootout at the NMRA race at Beech Bend Raceway. That fine feat left fans wanting more from the popular driver and his 81 Capri which was rebuilt after the wreck by Matt Wirt Racefab Engineering and features a sma...
This Inferno Orange Camaro is an Award Winner Wherever it Goes
Text By Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Dr. Rudy Rouweyha   Inspired by his father, Johnny Matney has spent most of his life devoted to building absolutely pristine cars that look good and go fast. His latest project is one that's especially close to his heart, as his gorgeous 2012 Chevy Camaro SS was a build that the two shared many hours working on together. Matney, 38, spends hi...
Chevrolet Performance Nationals to Feature Giant All-GM Car Show
If you love showing off your GM vehicle then you won't want to miss the huge car show taking place at the Chevrolet Performance Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, June 3-5, 2016. This special event, presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, is the largest all-GM event of the year featuring action on the mile and in the car show, celebrity appearances from Street Outlaws Doc &...
10th Annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout Racer Appreciation Party Announced
Every year one of the highlights of the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout is the Thursday evening Racer Appreciation Party, which takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn. NMCA will once again host this very special 10th annual welcome party for all Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout participants, friends, family, media, and sponsors.The party will feature complimentary dinners, beer, sodas, music an...
Stone Coming to Street Outlaw with SBF and Nitrous
As teammates, Dwayne Barbaree and Russell Stone are a formidable force whether they're racing in NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw, NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw or in other series, and they proved that as recently as the 22nd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March. There, Barbaree blasted to a win in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and became the f...
Phone Issues at ProMedia Headquarters
For the past two days, we've experienced intermittent telephone outages at our main headquarters in Santa Ana, CA. If you've tried calling either 714.444.2426 or our toll-free line 866.694.3475 in the past few days and have not been able to get through, please send contact us via email at [email protected] Please note that you may also check our NMRA, NMCA and NMCA WEST websites for event in...
Fast Cars and Rising StarsRace Wrap from NMCA Bowling Green
In addition to an endless supply of southern hospitality and sweet tea, the 15th Annual Quick Fuel Technology NMCA Bluegrass Nationals featuring the Dave Duell Classic served up plenty of action, May 12-15, 2016, at Beech Bend Raceway, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Personal bests were the words of the weekend, at what was the third stop on the NMCA's six-event schedule for 2016. The powerhouses w...

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