Saturday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Friday evening the things got real at the 17th Annual Muscle Car Mayhem held at Bradenton Motorsports Park, highlighted by a horde of VP Racing Fuels Pro Mod monsters and a slew of Holley EFI Factory Super Cars competitors that filled up the remains slots in the coveted Holley EFI 7-second Club, which awarded $1,000 to its inductees. Racers also took the first step toward the quest to end up in th...
Friday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Today it gets real at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem. After yesterday's test sessions, racers are gearing up for the first round of qualifying, which will pave the way for one victor in each class to make a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. However, we still have a lot of action before Sunday's eliminations go down. Today is particularly significant for the competitors in t...
Thursday Coverage 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
As cold blankets much of the country, racers headed south to kick the tires and light the fires at the 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem. Presented by E3 Spark Plugs, the NMCA series runs through six events with the season opener kicking off at Bradenton Motorsports Park today under sunny skies and cool weather. The racer rigs were lined up early this morning in anticipation of getting on the dra...
Detroit Truetrac, MagnaFuel, and Gear Vendors Continue Class Sponsorships in 2019.
The NMCA is excited to announce that Detroit Truetrac, MagnaFuel, and Gear Vendors all are continuing their class sponsorships in 2019. Detroit Truetrac differentials, an EATON brand, is in many street and strip cars around the world providing optimum torque transfer. In 2019 they will continue sponsoring the Nostalgia Muscle Car class. The Open Comp class will once again be backed by MagnaFu...
Weldon Racer Appreciation Party March 7th at NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in Bradenton Motorsports Park
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour at the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, March 8-11. This Weldon Pump sponsored Happy Hour will take place on Thursday, March 8th, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and all racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited ...
Huge 2019 Contingency Update
We have a huge update this tie around for 2019 Contingency Sponsors. As often happens, we get a rush right before the season begins, and this year is no exception. To see the list please click >>HERE<< and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will see a link to a pdf file. Keep in mind that this is the renewal season, which means the list will be updated often so check back freque...
Precision Turbo Trifecta Bonus Program Returns to NMCA in 2019!
Precision Turbo is proud to continue its successful Trifecta Bonus program in NMCA for 2019. It gives racers the ability to collect a bonus check for utilizing three Precision Turbo & Engine products on their racecar in VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw, and Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Racers eligible must utilize a Precision turbo, wastegate, and blow-off valve a...
NMCA Hosts Arrington Performance HEMI Quick 8 Presented by Red Line Oil
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce the addition of the Arrington Performance HEMI Quick 8 Presented by Red Line Oil at all six national events in 2019. The HEMI Quick 8 takes the top 8 finishers in the popular Dodge // MOPAR HEMI Shootout and enters them in a heads-up competition on Sunday with the winner walking away with $800 cash and an NMCA Victor award. The Dodge // Mopar...
Mickey Thompson Backs NMCA Street Outlaw in 2019
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is the official sponsor of the Street Outlaw drag racing category for the 2019 National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) season. Mixing big power with small tires, Street Outlaw is NMCA's 275 radial championship category. Running at every event on the schedule, it attracts premier competitors battling for a prestigious NMCA championship. Leading the small tire ...
Eric Kenward's Wheelie Wagon Will Rise Again
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by the FSC Staff Sometimes it takes a major event to inspire change. For Eric Kenward, a hot date with the wall in late 2017 motivated the man to rebuild so that his wheelie wagon would rise again. Back in 2016, Kenward was on a roll. His 79 Chevy Malibu wagon was a winner, as he picked up not only the NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street championship title...
Scoggin-Dickey, Coan, and Quick Fuel Technology Renew Class Sponsorships
The NMCA is pleased to announce that Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, along with Coan Engineering and Quick Fuel Technology all have renewed their class sponsorships for this upcoming season. Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center, long known as one of the largest suppliers of GM and Chevrolet Performance Parts, will continue to sponsor the NMCA's only spec engine class Chevrolet Performance Stock. Coan E...
NMCA Xtreme Pro Mod Driver Adam Flamholc to Race in U.S., Russia and Europe in 2019
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Adam Flamholc After a strenuous season of racing that had substantial success and setback, Swedish driver Adam Flamholc flew to a third place finish in the ambitious and aggressive NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod category in 2017. Fans and fellow racers wanted to see even more of the crowd-pleasing and competitive driver in 2018, but Fl...
More Contingency Sponsors Added as the Week Comes to a Close
More 2019 contingency sponsors have been added to the rapidly growing list this week, so you may want to check it out as the season closes in. Remember, the list is being updated constantly.    To see the list please click >>HERE<< and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will see a link to a pdf file. Keep in mind that this is the renewal season, which means the li...
Enjoy More Than Racing While in Bradenton
The 2019 NMCA season opens with the with the 17th Annual Muscle Car Mayhem, March 8-10 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. Granted there will be a lot of time spent at the racetrack, but we also know racers and their families are looking for other things to do as well. The Bradenton area has plenty offer families. From the sandy beaches and calm waters or the Gulf Coast to tons o...
NMRA/NMCA Hosts EATON TVS Supercharger Throwdown at All-Star Nationals Event
The EATON Corporation revolutionized the Roots supercharged world when it released its Twin Vortices Series technology, applying it to both OEM and aftermarket applications. Their twist on efficiency made the TVS supercharger the right choice for high-performance applications and the on-track performances prove it, especially with its new TVS 2650 rotor package. To show off its capabilities, ...
Mickey Thompson, Edelbrock and FST Carburetors Return as Sponsors this Season
The NMCA is excited to announce that Mickey Thompson, Edelbrock and FST Carburetors are continuing their sponsorships of NMCA classes in 2019. Mickey Thompson, a name synonymous with championships across most motorsports platforms, has been the shoe of choice for many NMCA champions as well. In 2019 they'll continue to back the outrageous Street Outlaw class. Edelbrock, which remains an in...
Breaking News Roger Conley Named NMRA/NMCA National Tech Director
The NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce Roger Conley as the National Tech Director, overseeing technical and safety operations for the leading street-legal drag racing organization. Conley comes to ProMedia Events & Publishing with extensive experience in data acquisition and power adder segments along with a high-level of motorsports background that spans o...
Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout at COMP Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming May 2-5, 2019
It is Lucky Number 13 for the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout, the longest running LS-based national event and it goes down at Memphis International Raceway (Millington, TN) May 2-5, 2019 during the COMP Cams NMCA Memphis Homecoming national event. NMCA officials are giving away over $50,000 in cash, prizes, and giveaways in this special stop on the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series. ...
Spotlight on 2018 NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars Champion James Lawrence
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi James Lawrence has had a passion for powerful cars for as long as he can remember. He started out with radio-controlled cars as a child and went on to street-racing as a teen and drag racing as an adult, and the Power Automedia CEO has been successful every step of the way. After driving to the NMCA West ProCharger Limited Street champ...
Blue Streak Matt Salminen's NMCA Nitrous Pro Street 1969 Camaro
By Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi While watching his brothers work on their muscle cars as a youth, Matt Salminen learned a lot. Whether they were swapping tires or engines, he was intrigued, interested and itching to help, and eventually, they let him. A few years later, when he was 16, he got his hands on a 1978 Volare that his father purchased for his mother but she didn't want, an...
2019 Contingency List Continues to Grow
The list of 2019 NMCA Contingency Sponsors continues to grow as we've added several more companies who will be supporting your racing efforts this season. As we've done in past years, we will update you as we continue to add more sponsors. To see the list please click >>HERE<< and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will see a link to a pdf file. Keep in mind that this is t...
2019 Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Rules Released

The NMCA today released the 2019 rules for the popular and ever-growing Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Class -- a class specifically designed for late model Detroit Muscle cars.

To see the rules click >>HERE<< then scroll down to the "2019 Factory Super Cars," where you can download a pdf file to review.

VP Racing Fuels, Holley EFI and ARP Renew Class Sponsorships
VP Racing Fuels, Holley EFI and ARP will all be returning as class sponsors in 2019. VP, will continue with their backing of Xtreme Pro Mod, the quickest and fastest class in the series, while Holley EFI retains the Factory Super Car class, where the Big Three battle it out with their late model muscle. Nitrous Pro Street will one again be carrying the ARP banner as the NMCA moves into a new seas...
Breaking News: Eric Gustafson's Coast Packing ProCharger Pro Mod Camaro Goes 3.67 at 200 mph | Presented by Nitto Tire
With PTP Racing handing the tuning of the Haltech Elite 2500 and Pro Stock badass Larry Morgan handled the driving chores of the Coast Packing 1969 Camaro, the team just rocked the Pro Mod world with a 3.67 at 200 mph run during testing at Bradenton Motorsports Park. The Coast Packing team made big noise last year in NMCA competition with its owner, Eric Gustafson, behind the wheel. ...
Continued Celebration Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at all NMCA Events in 2019
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce Kim Kussy, President of Aerospace Components is continuing their long-standing sponsorship of the biggest party of the event weekend with the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle for 2019. The Aerospace Components Winner's Circle, formed in 2015, provides racers, families, and friends a chance to celebrate the monumental moment in style and wi...
Total Venue Concepts Continues Track Services for NMRA/NMCA Events in 2019
ProMedia Events & Publishing, parent company of NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, is proud to announce that Total Venue Concepts will continue to provide the track preparation services at all NMRA and NMCA events in 2019. The Total Venue Concepts will provide track specialists and industry-leading rotators, scrapers, and other equipment at all ten national events to ensure op...
Carl Tasca is Impressively Carrying on Family Legacy
By Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi While many of Carl Tasca's childhood friends would go to each other's homes after school to play, he would go to his father Bob Tasca's dealership to work. Famously located at 777 Taunton Avenue in East Providence, Rhode Island, he would wash car after car, hour after hour. After he washed what he was certain was a million cars, he would ask his...
Jeff Knox's True Street Nova is a Knockout on Nitrous
Written by Mary Lendzion Photography by Kevin DiOssi A passion for power came early in life for Jeff Knox, as he would go motocross and off-road racing as a child growing up in southern California. By the time he was fifteen years old, he was flipping through the pages of a publication called the Recycler and saw a 1972 Nova with a 350 cubic-inch engine, two-barrel carburetor and single ...
Spotlight on NMCA ATI Nostalgia Super Stock Driver Brent Wheeler
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi While growing up in Georgia, Brent Wheeler and his father, Andrew Wheeler, would climb into one of his father's many Mopars, drive to the circle track and watch some racing. The sights, the sounds, the scents and the speeds of the cars were captivating, and certainly enough to compel Wheeler to fantasize about fast cars while he was driving his D...
NMCA Honors "Sponge Bob" Curran and Renames Sportsman of the Year Award
This past summer we lost a champion and friend when "Sponge Bob" Curran passed away suddenly at just 53 years old. As an Xtreme Street racer who has won a few championships, Sportsman of the Year, and Ambassador of the Year awards, he was a major part of NMCA and the community honored him during the annual NMCA Awards Ceremony, presented by Aerospace Components. Sue, Jeremy, and Taylor Curran w...
NMCA Hosts 2019 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at 5 Events | Presented by Nitto Tire
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is excited to announce it will host five Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series events in 2019. The five-race series that is focused on modern LS/LT performance will be run during the NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway (Commerce, GA) April 4-7, Homecoming at Memphis International Raceway (Millington, TN) May 2-5, NMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal...
Spotlight on Ted Hughes, Whose COPO Camaros Are Cruising in Holley EFI Factory Super Cars and Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Kevin DiOssi and the FSC Staff and courtesy of Ted Hughes While Ted Hughes had road-raced and drag-raced in various cars and categories through the years, he decided to change gears by purchasing a new COPO Camaro in 2016. He introduced it, and himself, to NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars in 2017, and flew to a ninth-place finish in points that year, and d...
Don Walsh Jr. Wins Miller Millermatic 211 Welder during NMCA Awards Ceremony
For the past eight years Miller has given away two welders by randomly selecting NMRA and NMCA racers at the annual awards ceremony at the PRI Show. This year, Miller chose to give a Millermatic 211 welder to a couple of lucky racers. It is a lightweight, inverter MIG welder with up to 230 amps of power and runs on either 120V or 240V input power. The unit also includes AutoSet, making the unit qu...
Dodge Provides Free NMCA Membership to Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Owners
Dodge and NMCA are proud to announce that every new Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 owner will receive a complimentary one-year associate membership to the NMCA for the 2019 racing season. Dodge is ramping up production to deliver the 11-second capable Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 in the first quarter of 2019 and they are making it easy to have fun at the drag races thanks to a partnership wi...
Breaking News Dodge//SRT and Mopar Renew Commitment to NMCA for 2019
Dodge//SRT and Mopar have announced a renewed commitment to National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) competitors for the 2019 season. For the second consecutive year, the brands will offer racers in model-year 2005 and newer FCA US LLC vehicles complimentary entry in the NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout category, providing performance enthusiasts a sanctioned and secure drag strip environment to race ...
Shawn Ayers Soars to NMCA Vortech Street Outlaw Championship in Fletcher Cox's Gold Dust Mustang
From the moment Shawn Ayers and Fletcher Cox rolled Cox's Gold Dust Mustang out of the trailer at the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, they had everyone's attention. As it turned out, it was for good reason, as Ayers drove the Philadelphia Eagles player's car to a 4.42 to qualify in the third spot and then a 4.33 against Daniel Pharris to hea...
Jessie Coulter Backs Up His NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street Championship
By all accounts, Jessie Coulter was super-successful in 2017, as he earned championships in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Holley EFI Real Street. When he wasn't at the first two events on this year's NMCA tour, fans wondered whether he was resting on his laurels, but as it turned out, he was in the process of having built by Brian Tooley a new 388 cubic...
Rickey Drives to Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Proform Rumble Championship
Ever since he earned a championship in NMCA EFI Rumble in 2013, David Rickey has been raring to earn another one. He proved that by piloting his Camaro powered by a 346 cubic-inch LS1 engine to an 11.05 on an 11.00 index against Tom Calabrese to take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the 10th Annual NMCA/NMRA All-Star Nationals in April at Atlanta Dragway. After that, the...
Gass Gets it Done on Way to NMCA ATI Nostalgia Super Stock Championship
There are many things that bring Kevin Gass back to the NMCA ATI Nostalgia Super Stock category year after year, and among them are the classic cars, the competition, the camaraderie and the chase for a championship. While he had to miss the first two events of the year in Florida and Georgia, he chose a 9.75 index for his 1966 Chevelle powered by a big-block Chevy and went to the semifinal aga...
Scott Libersher Soars to 2018 NMCA Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Championship
Among the racers who run two categories at events is Scott Libersher, who sails to win after win in NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars and NMCA Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock. The doubling-up is demanding, but he doubled-down and drove to the Holley EFI Factory Super Cars championship in 2017 and the Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock championship in 2018. In Coan Engineering Stock/Super...
NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Newcomer Jordan Ensslin Earned 2018 Championship
Despite being new to NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street this year, Jordan Ensslin has put his name on the map. In a 2002 Trans Am belonging to Matt and Tom Edmunds and powered by a big-block Chevy and nitrous, he pushed to a 4.46 against Mark Hoadland to take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the first event of the year, the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton ...
BUY NOW Advance Ticket Sales Open for NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem at Bradenton Motorsports Park
NMRA Advance Ticket Sales are open for purchase for the 17th annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, held at Bradenton Motorsports Park March 7-10, 2019. https://tickets.thefoat.com/nmca/17TH+ANNUAL+NMCA+MUSCLE+CAR+MAYHEM/tickets/event-35320/ NMCA continue their ProPledge customer service initiative making it easier and more streamlined to spectate and participate with their popular motorsport ser...
Turk Tackled Personal Bests and Personal Battles on Way to 2018 NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Championship
By all accounts, it was a successful race season for NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars driver Geoff Turk. In his Dodge Drag Pak Challenger known as Blackbird, he soared to a 7.99 to set the pace in qualifying, collected a monetary prize from Holley EFI for being the first driver in the category to run 7s and recorded an 8.12 to runner-up against Joe Welch in the final round at the 16th Annual ...
Anderson Doubles Up With MagnaFuel Open Comp and LME Street King Championships
Soon after earning the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series LME Street King championship in 2017, Kurt Anderson turned his focus to 2018. In a Regal belonging to Jim McMillan, one of his AutoKraft Race Cars and Restorations customers, Anderson led MagnaFuel Open Comp qualifying with a .001 reaction time at the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florid...
Lawrence Lands NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars Championship
Soon after securing the 2016 NMCA West ProCharger Limited Street title in his DragZine Camaro, James Lawrence set his sights on competing in NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars in his DragZine Corvette. His 2018 season began with a 3.90 to qualify in the second spot and a 3.94 to win over Marty Stinnett and take a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle at the 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car ...
Wilson Repeats With Two Chevrolet Performance Stock Championships
Right after rocketing to championships in NMCA Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Chevrolet Performance Stock in 2017, Jesse Wilson turned his focus to backing them up in 2018. He set out by sailing to a 10.02 to set the pace in qualifying in his father-in-law Kelly Pierce's Camaro and advancing to the Aerospace Compon...
Theisen Hung Tough to Take 2018 Fuel Systems Technology NA 10.5 Championship
From the day he began competing in Fuel Systems Technology NA 10.5 a few years ago, David Theisen has been impressive and imposing in the category. He finished fourth in 2016 and third in 2017, and along the way, he left no doubt that he wanted to earn a championship and that he was completely capable of doing so in his 1969 Firebird featuring a 611 cubic-inch Chevy engine by Uratchko Racing En...
Warren Wrangles Up Seventh Championship in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car
Whether he's behind the wheel of his 1971 Caprice or a friend's car, Andy Warren wrangles up win after win in NMCA Detroit TrueTrac Nostalgia Muscle Car. He showed why he's the series winningest driver from the start this year, as he took aim at the 10.00 index and took a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle with a 9.97 when Tim Bumpus turned on the red in his Dart at the season-op...
Hamstra Hailed as 2018 VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Champion
After coming close to capturing the NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod championship last year, Jason Hamstra turned his focus to capturing it this year. He hit the road running with a 3.74 in his Camaro to runner-up against Don Walsh Jr. and his Corvette at the season-opening 16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida, and he followed that with a 3.63 ...
2019 Advance Ticket Sales NMCA Partners with TheFOAT Ticketing to Offer Advance Tickets at All Events
NMCA continue their ProPledge customer service initiative making it easier and more streamlined to spectate and participate with their popular motorsport series. The NMCA, in partnership with TheFOAT Ticketing, will offer 2019 advance ticket sales for spectators, racers/crew, and car show participants at each series event. Spectators will receive up to a 20% discount when they purchase their ti...

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