Friday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
Racers have begun pulling into the lanes for today's running of the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and it's just the start of what is sure to be a wild weekend of racing. This is the second year in a row that this event has been held at this facility, and it's quickly becoming a favorite stop on t...
Thursday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals has officially kicked off the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance. Its new home is World Wide Technology Raceway, located across the river from St. Louis, and it is one of the most prestigious stops on tour with both series coming together to battle it out. Category winners will walk away with a Nitto Tire Diamond Tree champio...
Slaviero Unleashing Upgrades to His Car at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Mike Slaviero Mike Slaviero's 1976 Grand Prix has been in his family since it was new. His parents drove it on a daily basis until they turned it over to him in 1987, and then he also drove it on a daily basis until the late 1990s. That's when he decided to start taking the car to test and tune sessions and bracket races near his home in Illin...
Attention Racers Time Slip App Required for World Wide Technology Raceway
This weekend's NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway requires racers to use a Time Slip App, which can be downloaded free of charge and it is available through the Apple App Store and Google Play. The track does not issue paper time tickets so it is important for competitors to download the app prior to the event kick off on...
Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales and United Trailers Join NMCA Muscle Car Nationals
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to welcome Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales as the Official Trailer Distributor and United Trailers as the Official Trailer of the series. Each company plays an integral part of getting racecars up and down the highways as competitors traverse the United States chasing the modern and vintage muscle car motorsport national event series. Jason Dietsch Trailer Sal...
Deep Roots in Racing Sparked Success for Jeff Heintz
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff Jeff Heintz is inspired whenever he walks into his shop, Heintz Racing in Mooresville, North Carolina. That's where he's surrounded by cars with LS and LT engines, and where he focuses on making them faster with his small staff. His workdays involve ingenuity and inventiveness, and that makes him happy. Heintz's ...
P&P Motorsports and DART Machinery Debut New LS Next Engine in NA 10.5 Competition
Arriving at the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, to kick off their 2021 NMCA racing season, the P&P Motorsports team of Tony Petrovski and Riste Pancevski rolled their Fox-body Mustang coupe out of the trailer and debuted their new engine combination, a 400ci LS-based powerplant that came from their ...
Dahl Dialed-In For Upcoming NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
By Mary Lendzion For years, Jimmy Dahl held his own in NMRA Super Street Outlaw and NMRA VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw. Then in 2020, the self-described 'diehard Ford fan who has had several Mustangs in the past two decades, decided that he wanted to take on NMRA Edelbrock Renegade and NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Unfortunately, he hurt the small-block Ford under the hood of his 1990 ...
Kirk Bouchard Preparing to Dive Into Dart NA 10.5 at NMCA Norwalk Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Kirk Bouchard Kirk Bouchard's first car was a classic 1966 Mustang. He drove it on the street and raced it on the strip before moving to a supercharged 1993 Lightning, followed in 2005 by the 1990 Mustang he has now. The Californian raced in the NMCA West and PSCA Open Comp and Mustang Madness, as well as in EFI Challenge and other categories across so...
CHASSIS CERTIFICATIONS available at the 2021 NMRA/NMCA St Louis event
April 26, 2021 CHASSIS CERTIFICATIONS available at the NMRA/NMCA St Louis event. NMRA/NMCA Officials have arranged for NHRA chassis inspector Dave Luken to be at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance for NHRA/SFI chassis certifications. Mr. Luken will be available for certifications inspections at Tech on: Thursday May 13th -12-7P...
Where It All Started ProCharger
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer A classic inventor's drive paired with a strong business mindset enabled brothers Dan and Ken Jones to transform the centrifugal supercharger into a completely new power adder the ProCharger. The first to offer a complete, intercooled supercharger system and billet impellers, ProCharger developed more than 40 patents, securing ...
Nye Preparing New Car for Return to Racing at Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Rich Nye Rich Nye did not have a good start to his race season. The NMCA Dart NA 10.5 driver from Pennsylvania impacted the wall and immediately flipped in his Mustang at the Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. Fortunately, he was not injured, and wanted to re...
Nitrous Nova Huntsville's hometown hero Steve Cagle blasts down the track with the NMCA
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Certain small towns just seem to breed drag racing enthusiasts. Huntsville, Alabama, is certainly one of those towns. Growing up there, it was inevitable that Steve Cagle, now 70, would one day wind up behind the wheel with his foot to the floor. Although he wasn't around cars a whole lot early on, Cagle's older brother owned a 64 Ford ...
Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Rings Up for Grabs at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing
All roads lead to World Wide Technology Raceway the weekend of May 13-16, 2021, for the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance. Both series will be racing hard with Nitto Tire Diamond Tree champion rings being rewarded to all championship class winners. This is the biggest event on the schedule and its new home is World Wide Technology Raceway, right at t...
Arrington Performance Challenger Scores At NMCA Georgia event
The Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout held during NMCA events attracts lots of new racers, as well as some who have seen the drag strip plenty. One of the latter is Mike Copeland of Arrington Performance. While Copeland can usually be found at the Arrington Performance trailer on the manufacturer's midway during NMCA events, he took a break from meeting with the public to do a little racing of his own....
Ken Mushen Moves from Car Show to Competition in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street
Making the jump from the NMCA car show crowd back to his roots in racing, Ken Mushen is on a mission to do all the things in 2021 including race in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Back in the early 00s, Mushen ran in the OSCA with a nitrous-injected 68 Camaro alongside his friend Kevin Thornberry. As always seems to happen, the build quickly escalated thanks to upgrade after upgrade, and his 10...
One Last Pass Race Wrap of the 2021 Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport
The NMCA enjoyed a relationship with Atlanta Dragway for decades, but with the pending closure of the famed racetrack, this year's Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport event brings it to a close. Defying a poor weather forecast, the NMRA/NMCA combined event completed three qualifying rounds, and welcomed a superb crowd on Sunday for eliminations. ...
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Sunday Coverage
Today is the last day of the final NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals event held at Atlanta Dragway, so racers will make a little history on the track. Mother Nature shortened the program yesterday, but we are back in action today for a full day of eliminations in all the categories, including QA1/TorqStorm True Street and the Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout. Additionally, several brave souls made it out f...
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Saturday Coverage
With three rounds of qualifying completed on Friday, the action ramps up today at the 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. With one more round of qualifying schedule the action then rolls into eliminations. Meanwhile, competitors in the QA1/TorqStorm Superchargers True Street and Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout are set to decide winners i...
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Friday Coverage
The 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport had a strong start yesterday as competitors got a feel for the track during time trials. However, things get real in a hurry today as racers head immediately into qualifying at Atlanta Dragway. Keep an eye on this page for updates to see how the action unfolds. For qualifying results, CLICK HERE...
Index Racers Important Announcement INSIDE
Attention Index Racers There is a possibility of a Friday schedule change, due to weather, that will switch the Friday AM time trial to an official Qualifying run. A final decision will be made later today on the schedule. Index Racers who would like a time trial should buy into today's testing because tomorrow's schedule could change due to the potential of bad weather.
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Thursday Coverage
For the final time, the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series join forces for a weekend at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia. Today the 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport gets underway with a full battery of time-trial runs across all the classes. The festivities come to a close with the Weldon High Perfor...
Bound For Glory Tin Soldiers Racecars Jason Terrell to Field Mike Farmer's Camaro in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Caleb Painter/BMJxProductions A leader in turn-key builds, Tin Soldiers Racecars (TSR) of Covington, Kentucky, is known for producing wicked heads-up, small-tire racecars. Co-owners Jason Terrell and Brad Schnieders also are revered for their impressive program on the track, and Terrell will be taking the reins for one of their customers this season i...
Weldon High Performance Happy Hour Thursday April 8th at Atlanta Dragway
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is pleased to announce that Weldon High Performance will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour on Thursday, April 8th during the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport at Atlanta Dragway from 5:00PM until 7:00PM All racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited to attend and enjoy ice-cold k...
Kurt Anderson Still In Shawna Anderson's Camaro for Upcoming NMRA/NMCA Event at Atlanta Dragway
By Mary Lendzion Kurt Anderson is a standout in his strong classic Camaro. He pulls wheelies and picks up wins, and he earned his third LME Street King championship last year in the car powered by a 416 cubic-inch LS3 engine by Wegner Motorsports and backed by a Turbo 400 by Proformance Racing Transmissions. That's why some fans and fellow racers were surprised to see him in his wife Shaw...
Kim Mapes Is Surrouded By History and Horsepower at Watson Racing
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by FSC Staff Kim Mapes was interested in mechanical items as a child in Woodhaven, Michigan. He wanted to understand how they worked and how they were used. If they were broken, he wanted to fix them. Before long, he was pulling apart and putting back together everything he could get his hands on, including a hairdryer for his fourth-grade teacher, who r...
MagnaFuel Open Comp Champion Dan Caissie Getting New Car Dialed-In For NMRA/NMCA Atlanta Event
By Mary Lendzion Dan Caissie had a ton of success in his two-tone Mustang last year. He drove the car, powered by a big-block Ford by Rob Reynolds of Space Coast Speed and a C6 transmission, to mid 10s, three runners-up and a win in NMCA MagnaFuel Open Comp before capturing the class championship. Soon after, he headed to the Papa Ray Memorial Race in honor of a fellow racer at New Englan...
LSX Shootout Joins NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at World Wide Technology Raceway
NMCA is celebrating the 15th annual Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout, the longest running LS-based national event during the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance over the weekend of May 13-16, 2021 NMCA officials are giving away over $50,000 in cash, prizes, and giveaways in this special stop on the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals tour. Included in the big p...
Langer and Nye To Return to Racing After Crashes at NMCA Opener
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of John Langer and Rich Nye The Dart NA 10.5 class sees some of the most extraordinary drivers in the country, and among them are John Langer and Rich Nye. While both were ready to go rounds at the Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines in mid-March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, they ran into...
5TH Annual Open Comp All-Star Showdown at NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
NMRA and NMCA are pleased to announce the 5th Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-Star Showdown, a special race between select NMRA and NMCA Open Comp competitors during the combined event at Atlanta Dragway, the weekend of April 8-11, 2021. Billed as the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport, it's one of only just three races where fans can witness the ...
QA1 expands Mopar product line with acquisition of Gerst Tubular Suspension
QA1 is excited to announce the expansion of its classic Mopar suspension line with the asset acquisition of Gerst Tubular Suspension, a manufacturer of coil-over systems for classic Dodge, Plymouth, and Chrysler platforms. Gerst has been producing high-end classic Mopar coil-over systems for nearly a decade. The company is known for its innovative designs, top-notch quality, and exceptional cu...
MAHLE Motorsport Named Presenting Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals successfully launched its 2021 racing season in Florida and the tour moves north to Atlanta Dragway, where MAHLE Motorsport has been named as the presenting sponsor. The second stop on the tour is officially nicknamed the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Since 2000, MAHLE Motorsport North America has positioned...
One Last Dance Atlanta Dragway Hosts Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals For Final Time
The Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport will run as-scheduled at Atlanta Dragway April 8-11, 2021. Recently the NHRA announced the sale of Atlanta Dragway, but the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will complete its national event one last time at the historic facility. Come out and witness history as we help close out t...
19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Sunday Coverage
It's all been building up to today, as the NMCA heads-up and index classes roll into eliminations. As each round goes by some racers fall by the wayside, while others get closer to notching a victory at the 19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines, which is a great way to start the season. In addition, the eight quickest Hemi-powered machines fr...
19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Saturday Coverage
Today, the action heats up as heads-up and index racers roll into the third and fourth rounds of qualifying to establish the ladders for tomorrow's eliminations rounds at the 19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines. Meanwhile competitors in the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout and True Street classes make test hits before running their laps to dete...
19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Friday Coverage
With cooler air rolling into Bradenton Motorsports Park, the 19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines picks up speed today as racers enter the first two rounds of qualifying. These runs will indicate who is on the right track and who needs more adjustments before the qualifying wraps up and eliminations begin tomorrow. Stay tuned to this page fo...
19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Thursday Coverage
The sun is shining and the engines are roaring at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, as the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season gets underway with the 19th Annual Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines. Today the action is underway with test hits on the drag strip, which sets the stage for qualifying action tomorrow. It should be a great weeke...
DiDomenico to Debut New Engine at NMCA Season Opener in Florida
By Mary Lendzion Mike DiDomenico has made it clear that he's committed to being competitive in NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod. His son, crew chief and tuner, Sal, is equally determined, and fortunately, they have a fine team in Gary Lucas, Adam Stablein and Blake Molnar. While Mike drove to an impressive 3.68 and 200 mph in his 1968 Camaro built by G-Force Race Cars and powered ...
Sign Up Today 2021 Racer Text Message Service System
For the past few years NMCA officials have used the Racer Text Message System as a means to communicate better with racers. This valuable tool is used to announce scheduling updates, staging lane calls, weather alerts, driver meetings, and much more through an event weekend. The Racer Text Message System was wiped clean coming into 2021, so it is important to sign-up again for the 2021 season. ...
TorqStorm Superchargers Adds Big Bonuses for Customers that Win in NMCA True Street
TorqStorm Superchargers is kicking off 2021 race season with a huge announcement it will increase the True Street Overall Winner's purse to $1,000 for competitors that run a TorqStorm supercharger. They will also increase the prize for TorqStorm customers to $500 if they win a 9-second, 10-second, 11-second, 12-second, 13-second, 14-second, or 15-second category. The TorqStorm Supercharger bonus p...
Weldon Pump Hosting Happy Hour on March 18th at NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem!
NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at the Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, March 18-21. This Weldon Pump sponsored Happy Hour will take place on Thursday, March 18th, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and al...
Knieriem Will Begin Building Upon Last Year's Success at Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
By Mary Lendzion Tim Knieriem has shown a ton of talent and tenacity in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street since joining the category in 2018. He earned a second-place finish that year and the following year with a 450 cubic-inch small-block Ford which he built at Knieriem Racing Engines in Louisville, Kentucky, and paired with a Nitrous Express system. Then, he built a slightly smaller, 440 cu...
Arrington Performance (ShopHemi.com) & Red Line Oil Return as HEMI Quick 8 Sponsors in 2021
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce the return of the exciting and popular Arrington Performance HEMI Quick 8 Presented by Red Line Oil at all six national events in 2021. The HEMI Quick 8 takes the top 8 finishers in the Dodge // MOPAR HEMI Shootout on Saturday and enters them in a heads-up competition on Sunday with the winner walking away with $800 cash and an NMCA Victor award. ...
Blincoe To Debut New C7 Corvette Pro Mod at NMCA Musclecar Mayhem
Bardstown, Kentucky's Tom Blincoe has been competing in the NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod category for several years now, and he collected a 3rd place finish in points in 2019 and a 5th place in 2020 with his supercharged 63 Corvette. For 2021, he once again turned to David Monday Race Cars (DMRC) to build him a new race car, this brand new, twin-turbocharged C7 Corvette. Blinco...
Shawn Calabrese Coming for NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem After Help From Kurt Anderson
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Kurt Anderson Shawn Calabrese has one of the most eye-catching and enviable Firebirds in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series. The clean and competitive red car carries the wheels off the starting line and clocks low 10s at the finish line, and in it, the Orlando, Florida-based driver earned his first Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin...
Nitto Tire Continues $1,000 Bonuses for True Street and HEMI Shootout Winners, Click for Details
Nitto Tire is once again bringing its NT555RII bonus program to both the Dodge//Mopar HEMI Shootout and TorqStorm Superchargers True Street categories, which boosts the purse to $1,000 for the 9-second, 10-second, 11-second, 12-second, 13-second, 14-second, and 15-second winners. The bonus program will be available during the complete 2021 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals event schedule. The program b...
With Data From Testing, Langer Ready to Tackle First NMCA Race of 2021
By Mary Lendzion For years, John Langer has proudly put Pontiac power on display in NMCA Dart NA 10.5. He contines to go faster and get to the final round, and last year, he gunned to a 7.765 and 177.14 mph to set the elapsed time and top speed records in the challenging category. He's passionate about showcasing the potency and potential of his Firebird built by Matukas Motorsports and h...

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