Sunday Coverage 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing, Coverage Presented By Edelbrock
With one round of eliminations completed the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by FST Carburetors hits the home stretch as racers battle it out for a shot at a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Today will also see the eight quickest racers from the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout will clash in the ArringtonPerformance HEMI Quick 8 Presen...
Race Wrap Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, Round 3
As we reached the middle of the season, racers in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series classes were pushing hard. Not only were they hoping to take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by FST Carburetors, but they were jockeying for position in the season points standings with only two more...
Saturday Coverage 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing, Coverage Presented By Edelbrock
Excitement builds today at Route 66 Raceway as the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by FST Carburetors gets into the thick of the action. With a round of qualifying on the slate, racers will have their last crack at jockeying for position on the ladders in the morning before round one of competition kicks into gear as racers strive toward a trip to ...
Friday Coverage 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing, Coverage Presented By Edelbrock
Today the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by FST Carburetors kicks it up a notch as racers lock and load for the first round of qualifying. Competitors will begin to see just how their cars stack up against the competition as they jockey for position on the ladder. With the eventual goal of heading to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle, racer...
Thursday Coverage 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing, Coverage Presented By Edelbrock
The sun is shining down on the track surface at Route 66 Raceway in Joilet, Illinois, and the time is here for the 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by FST Carburetors. The crown jewel of the mid-season for both the NMRA and NMRA squads, the event will see both series run in tandem with racers seeking to visit the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle...
NASCAR AGAIN! NMRA/NMCA QA1/Gear Vendors True Street Cruise to Hit the Banks on NASCAR Oval at Route 66 Raceway/Chicagoland Speedway
For the second year in a row the NMRA/NMCA QA1/Gear Vendors True Street cruise will visit the Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR oval for a unique and exclusive experience. On Saturday, True Street participants will exit the Route 66 Raceway property and the cruise will take them across the street to the Chicagoland Speedway. A special route is being created to bring the group through the infield, and...
Largest Midway of the Year Scheduled for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois, July 25-28
The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by FST Carburetors 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 Thursday, July 25, and culminates on Sunday, July 28, when Team NMRA's class champions take on team NMCA's winners in the all-out slugfest we like to ca...
Nitto Tire Happy Hour at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce the Nitto Tire Racer Appreciation Party scheduled for the upcoming Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing event, which takes place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, the weekend of July 25-28, 2019. This extra special event is billed as the Super Bowl because the NMRA class champions will take on the NMCA class winners for an all-...
Bob Curran Memorial Super Bowl Shootouts Bonus Program
Nearly a year ago the racing community said good-bye to our friend and former NMCA champion Bob Curran. This year the Curran family wanted to memorialize Bob at his home track during one of his favorite events of the year, the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, held at Route 66 Raceway over the weekend of July 25-28, 2019. Moving forward the NMRA vs. NMCA match race at...
While Racing Two Cars in NMCA, Andy Warren Adds NHRA To His Resume
By Mary Lendzion Always open to new challenges, Andy Warren accepted an offer to drive fellow racer Scott Libersher's Gas Monkey Garage COPO Camaro this year. It would be in addition to driving his own Caprice to chase an eighth championship in NMCA Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car, but he was determined to be competitive in two different cars and in two different categories. He showed h...
TascaParts.com Named Official OEM Replacement Parts Supplier of NMCA
TascaParts.com has been named the Official OEM Replacement Parts Supplier of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals through the end of 2019. The NMCA partners with several aftermarket performance parts manufacturers but when racers and fans need OEM replacement parts, they can turn to TascaParts.com for exceptional customer service and prices that fall below wholesale pricing. TascaParts.com stocks thou...
Racer Update for the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing at Rt. 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois
Heading into the biggest race of the year for the NMCA, the event staff has made some arrangements that should make things a bit easier for racers. Ice, a rather important commodity at drag strips these days not just for spectators, but race cars as well, will be sold at Concession Stand S14 located on the south side of the grandstands (same side as pits). A 22 lbs. bag retails for $10 and ice ...
Aeromotive 25th Anniversary Open House on Thursday, August 1st
In 1994, Steve Matusek, the son of immigrants from Eastern Europe, started Aeromotive, Inc on the strength of his vision, dedication to excellence and a commitment to developing the pinnacle of performance products. A quarter-century later, the company he founded has become an all-American success story worth celebrating and that's the plan when Aeromotive hosts its 25th anniversary celebration. ...
NMCA Technical Department Makes Rule Adjustment To The NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Class
Based on NMCA Factory Super Cars performance data from the first two NMCA events of the 2019 season, the NMCA Technical Department made the following adjustments effective immediately: 1. Increase the supercharger top pulley size on the 2019 COPO 350 combination from 3.350 inches to 3.500 inches. This will decrease the 2019 COPO 350 combination supercharger overdrive from 147.5 percent to 136.6...
Wenrick Motorsports' Flawless 1966 Nova. Own It Today Because You Deserve It!
We don't make it a habit of posting cars for sale, but there is a soft spot in the RPD staff members' hearts for Jarod Wenrick's beautiful 1966 Chevy Nova II. Ever since the car made its NMCA debut at the Norwalk race in 2015, the car set a new standard for coolness when it comes to race cars. Just today, the car's owner, Jarod Wenrick posted the car on Facebook for sale, so we called the Tipp Cit...
Not Your Daddy's Caddy Your father never drove a Cadillac CTS-V like Camp and John Stanley's Pro Mod
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Drag racing is inherently punk rock. There's something rebellious about strapping oneself to a machine making several thousand horsepower and flying down a strip of concrete with the only concern being how quick the car can go. Nothing matters except beating the guy in the other lane, being the first to the stripe, the first to the record...
Video Inside Take A Ride with Street Outlaw/X275 Racer Brian Criste
In today's street-legal drag racing world it seems as if the LS and small-block Ford dominate the small tire ranks, such as NMCA/NMRA Street Outlaw and X275 and Xtreme Street/Renegade/Ultra Street. So when we spot a powerplant that isn't either of those platforms, we tend to get excited. Current NMCA racer, who is also an old school NMCA competitor from the '90s, Brian Criste hauls his 1989 Chevy ...
FST Carburetors NA 10.5 Driver John Langer is Fierce in Rebuilt Firebird
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by FSC Staff When John Langer was growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he would listen to stories about his father racing Fairlanes, a Cortina and other cars before he was born. Then, he would visit his father, an automotive mechanic, at work, and it wasn't long before he was reaching for the tools in his father's tool box. By the time he was 19, Langer...
VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Jackie Slone Debuts Different Car
By Mary Lendzion For the past two years, Jackie Slone held his own while driving his David Janes Race Cars-built 1969 Camaro-bodied car in NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod. He went as quick and fast as 3.78 and 200 mph in the eighth-mile in the car, but he recently decided to sell it and purchase the Jerry Bickel Race Cars-built 1969 Camaro-bodied car previously owned by Richard Freeman a...
Friendly Pet Reminder from the NMRA/NMCA Staff
In light of recent incidents, the NMRA/NMCA Event Team would like to remind all NMRA/NMCA racers, crew, sponsors and fans that every track on the NMRA and NMCA Tour has rules and requirements for your pets please leash your dogs and pick up after your pets! The NMRA and NMCA event team have had to deal with several incidents and complaints regarding unleashed pets and our team felt it necessary...
NMCA News Mid-Season Rule Requests Due by May 24th
Attention all NMCA Drag Racing Series competitors The NMCA Tech Department has requested that all mid-season rule requests be turned in by Friday May 24th. The staff is trying to expedite the process to get any adjustments and rule modifications handled in a quick and decisive manner. We value all of your input and while not all requests are granted, each one is studied and determined if it is in ...
Saturday Coverage Inaugural Comp Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming Coverage presented by Edelbrock
There were two rounds of qualifying during Friday's running of the Inaugural Comp Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming at Memphis International Raceway, and as always, racers proved that they were ready, willing and able to put down massive amounts of power. Among them was Don Walsh Jr., who wheeled his Corvette to an incredible 3.70 to set the pace in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, and Bill Skillman, wh...
UPR Products Car Show NMCA Commerce, Georgia
Best GM and Best Paint, 1955 Chevrolet, Ron Massow Best Chrysler, 1967 Dodge Coronet, Robert Orstadius Best Chevelle and Best Interior, 1969 Chevelle, Tommy Ellison Best of Show, 1970 Mercury Cyclone, Shane Bryant Best of Show, 1970 Mercury Cyclone, Shane Bryant Best of Show, 1970 Mercury Cyclone, Shane Bryant Host Car Club, Unstabled Mates Mustang Clu...
May the 4th Be Xtreme with Brian Tooley Racing LSX Real Street Shootout
This year is lucky number 13 for the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout as it celebrates the thirteenth gathering under that moniker. The annual get-together goes down May 2-5, 2019 at hallowed grounds Memphis International Raceway during the COMP Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming. The facility is not only the birthplace for the street car movement, but also the location of the first LSX Shootout back ...
NMCA Technical Department Makes rule adjustments to the NMCA FST N/A 10.5 class
The NMCA Technical Department released today additional 2019 Rule Adjustments in the Fuel Systems Technology N/A 10.5 class. Unless otherwise noted in this document, these adjustments will be in effect immediately. The 2019 NMCA Rulebook Amendments and Clarifications can be found under the 2019 Rules Revisions & Clarifications link HERE.
Mickey Thompson/VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw Gallery INSIDE Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
The 11th annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, presented by MAHLE Motorsport, at Atlanta Dragway provided a unique opportunity for the 275 radial racers in NMCA Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw and NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw. The two categories run as one due to the rules package being a direct crossover. This year the NMRA/NMCA tech officials put the two Street Out...
Xtreme Pro Mod Gallery INSIDE Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
The VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod thundered into Atlanta Dragway for the 11th annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, presented by MAHLE Motorsport over the first weekend of April. Racers were armed with gigantic nitrous engines, whispery quiet turbocharged engines, and big ole honkin supercharged combinations for their assault on the 3.70s and 200mph zone. The trip ...
Bart Tobener is Fast, Famous and a Fixture in NMRA Renegade and NMCA Xtreme Street
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi Fascinated with mini import trucks as a teenager, Bart Tobener spent a lot of time shining up and showing his 1988 Mazda B2000 while he was a teenager living in Florida. Eventually, he began taking it to Moroso Motorsports Park, where he perpetually pushed the stock combination past its limits. He went on to race some raucous motorcycles ...
Video Inside Leah Pritchett Talks E3 Spark Plugs, NHRA Top Fuel, and Drag Pak Racing
There is no denying that one of the hardest working drivers in the NHRA pro ranks is Leah Pritchett. From the grassroots Sportsman ranks as a kid to Pro Mod and Nostalgia Funny Car racing as a young adult, she is currently a hired gun to drive a Top Fuel dragster out of the Don Schumacher Racing camp. When we caught up with her, she was hot off a runner-up finish during the NHRA Arizona Nationals ...
Gallery Aerospace Components Winner's Circle 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport
Celebrating its 11th year, the annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport traditionally held at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, faced a challenging weather forecast, but the staff rose to the occasion and was welcomed by thousands of fans who came to see the World's Fastest Street Cars rip up the 1320. The All-Star race features special o...
Double Dose of Action at Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in Atlanta | Coverage by Edelbrock
Written by Mary Lendzion The pits were packed and the stands were stuffed at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals by MAHLE Motorsport, April 4-7 at Atlanta Dragway. That's where drivers in both series made every effort to wheel their cars to the coveted Aerospace Components Winner's Circle, and they put up plenty of personal bests and potential records alo...
Sunday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
We've reached the final day of the action-packed 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE at Atlanta Dragway, and the fields are set for the first round of eliminations. Among the drivers who set the pace in their categories was Daniel Pharris, who drove his Mustang, pictured above, to a 3.72 in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod. While we had rain this m...
Saturday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
Today things get serious at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. After a wet start on Friday, the NMRA/NMCA team dried and prepped the track and we ran a full round of qualifying yesterday, which included some impressive performances. Today the action continues with two rounds of qualifying, as well as eliminations in the All-Star ...
Friday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
With the rain overnight, the Total Venue Concepts crew is hard at work drying the Atlanta Dragway surface in preparation for today's first round of qualifying at the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Yesterday was an action-packed day of test n tune runs and more racers were stacked up and ready to claim their pit spots as the acti...
Thursday Coverage 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
It's a gorgeous, cool day as the race rigs are rolling into Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, for the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Today's action gets underway at noon with a test n tune session that will give us an idea of who is running well heading into qualifying. Stay tuned here for coverage throughout the day and wat...
Gallery NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars at Bradenton Motorsports Park
Nearly a month ago the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals had a successful launch with the Muscle Car Mayhem event at Bradenton Motorsports Park. It also marked the highly anticipated debut of the Holley EFI Factory Super Cars where Chevrolet and Ford teams were brining new combinations to the game. Pre-season testing resulted in a barrage of 7-second hits and the NMCA event saw record-crushing times once ...
Mighty Small MMR's Greg-Seth Hunter reset the Ford-engine eighth-mile record
In the ranks of VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, it is common to see big power adders and even bigger engines pushing quarter-mile competitors to amazing elapsed times and top speeds. However, not all the racers are running mountain motors with big blowers. The Modular Motorsports Racing team campaigns two Mustangs powered by its MMR GenX 351ci Coyote engines, which are boosted by pairs of Garrett ...
Gallery NMRA/NMCA VP Racing Fuels/Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw from Bradenton Motorsports Park
Florida's Bradenton Motorsports Park was bustling the opening weekends of March, first with the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, which was then followed immediately by the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event. Both events featured the Street Outlaw category, sponsored by VP Racing Fuels on the NMRA side and Mickey Thompson for NMCA. The 2019 rules are aligned with the X275 class, which allowed co...
Gallery NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod at Bradenton Motorsports Park
Nearly a month ago the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals had a successful launch with the Muscle Car Mayhem event at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Nineteen VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod cars came to battle on the famous Florida-based drag strip as they chase for a championship and the right to wear the Nitto Tire Diamond Tree ring. Joe Baker captured the number one qualifying position with his superchar...
Commerce, Georgia Racer Stacking/Parking Info
Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information Wednesday, April 3RD 8AM OVERNIGHT Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated areas (see map) and follow signs to proper areas for stacking 3PM 6PM Pre-event Credential/Ticket Sales in Stacking Lot Thursday, April 4th 8AM Vendor and Racer Gates Open 7PM Racer Gate Closes. (remains open overnight for already credentiale...
2019 NMCA SERIES TOUR T-SHIRT NOW AVAILABLE
An epic shirt for an epic upcoming event season, hurry and get your NMCA Series Tour T-Shirt while supplies last! Striking turbo-powered skull design pops-off the 6 oz. 100-percent cotton black tee with an American flag background. NMCA's 6 awesome event locations are listed on the bottom, with a simple NMCA logo adorning the front. These shirts go fast...get your NMCA Series Tour t-shirt now at P...
COMP Cams Named Title Sponsor of NMCA Memphis Homecoming at Memphis International Raceway
In 2019 NMCA returns to the hallowed grounds of Memphis International Raceway and its re-uniting with COMP Cams as the event's title sponsor. The third race on the six-race Muscle Car Nationals tour has been officially branded as the COMP Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming and it happens May 2-5, 2019. The history of street-legal drag racing began in Memphis during the early 1990s and the COMP Perfor...
Aerospace Components Winner's Circle 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
The racing was incredibly intense and impressive as drivers from across the country threw everything they had at the track during the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, March 7-10 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. The first of six events on this year's highly anticipated NMCA tour featured tight side-by-side passes, personal bests, and records made by racers dead set on dri...
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Shootouts for Open Comp, Sealed Stock, and Street Outlaw
The 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Shootout presented by MAHLE Motorsport, at Atlanta Dragway April 4-7, 2019 will once again feature special class shootouts for racers of ARP/MagnaFuel Open Comp from both organizations as well as the Sealed Stock Showdown, featuring the best racers from Chevrolet Performance Stock and Coyote Stock. For the second year in a row, the...
Jake Conant to Return to NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street in 2019
Written by Ainsley Jacobs After deciding to take the 2019 season off from racing to just do life for a while, life responded by saying nope! and gave Jake Conant a great opportunity to get back out there on someone else's dime. In December of 2018, Conant was contacted by a car owner who was looking for someone to campaign it for him. Referred to Conant via PTP Racing's Pat...
VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Joe Baker on the Mend After Wreck at NMCA Season Opener
By Mary Lendzion Nineteen VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod drivers arrived at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem last weekend at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida to qualify for a sixteen-car field. Among them was Joe Baker, who recorded a remarkable 3.72 in his 2016 Corvette to lead qualifying, but during the semifinal round of eliminations on Sunday, things went horribly wrong. Baker, w...
Hot Sun and Hotshots Abound at NMCA Season-Opener in Florida
Written by Mary Lendzion The racing was incredibly intense and impressive as drivers from across the country threw everything they had at the track for the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, March 7-10 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. The first of six events on this year's highly anticipated NMCA tour featured side-by-side passes, personal bests and records made by racers dead set ...
Sunday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Things get real today at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem held at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Qualifying closed out last night, and today racers either advance or go home. Those who survive the rounds will celebrate in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle and take home some fat contingency checks. And, while the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout wrapped last night, the quickest modern HEMI-po...
Joe Baker Alert and Transported to Local Medical Center After On-Track Incident
Xtreme Pro Mod driver Joe Baker was involved in an on-track incident at Bradenton Motorsports Park earlier this afternoon during the semifinals of the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event. The NMCA safety team extricated Baker from the vehicle. Upon extrication, Baker was alert, talking, and moving his extremities. Baker was transported to a local medical center for a complete evaluation.

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