NMCA Review Panel Decision Chip King Appeal
(June 24 2021) - NMCA Review Panel Decision Chip King Appeal The appeal presented by Chip King to the NMCA on May 20, 2021, specifically asking for a review of the disqualification in the semifinal round of Xtreme Promod at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing event on May 16, 2021, has been reviewed by the NMCA Appeals Panel. The following decision has been handed down from t...
Racers Pre-Event Testing Update for the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at US 131 Motorsports Park
US 131 Motorsports Park will be available for testing Monday-Wednesday of the week leading up to the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering July 22-26, 2021 . For more details and scheduling, contact Jason Peterson at (269)-672-7800 or [email protected].
PRI ROAD TOUR RETURNS TO SHOWCASE RACING AND MOTORSPORTS
Performance Racing Industry and its leading content creation team are embarking on a second PRI Road Tour to share stories from events and race tracks around the country. Starting with one of the most historic racing competitions, the PRI Road Tour begins June 23 at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colo. Like the inaugural PRI Road Tour coverage, which brought storie...
Kevin Cody and His Capri Take On Dart NA 10.5
By Mary Lendzion More than twenty years ago, Kevin Cody took one look at a 1981 Mercury Capri sitting behind someone's garage and decided that he had to have it. He paid the $400 asking price and put plans in place to take it from a street car to a strip car. That involved replacing its four-cylinder engine with a 460 cubic-inch Ford engine backed by a C6 transmission, installing a 9-inch...
Date Inside 2022 NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at World Wide Technology Raceway
Following the successful NMRA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance a few weeks ago, officials from World Wide Technology Raceway and ProMedia Events & Publishing are proud to announce next year's event will happen the weekend of May 12-15, 2022. We had an incredible event from the awesome on-track action to being well-organized on the operations side, th...
NMCA Tech Committee makes 2021 mid-season rule adjustments
May 28, 2021 - NMCA Tech Committee makes 2021 mid-season rule adjustments The NMCA Technical Committee has updated the 2021 class rules in the following classes to reflect mid-season changes. Factory Super Cars Xtreme Street Nostalgia Super Stock Nostalgia Muscle Street King Rumble These rule changes are effective (June 15th, 2021). Thanks to everyone for their input on t...
Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA Power Festival July 22-25 at US 131 Motorsports Park
Arrington Performance has been named title sponsor of the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival and it goes down at US 131 Motorsports Park July 22-25, 2021. The Arrington Performance Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering is the final super-sized event that combines both racing organizations in 2021. It means a lot to our competitors and us to have Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance back as t...
Nick McGrath's Silver Streak is Over Check Out Straightline Performance's New Blue Fox Body Mustang
Owner of Straightline Performance, Nick McGrath, has owned silver cars for just about as far back as he can remember. Now, with a new Fox-body Mustang build recently completed for use in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street, McGrath's silver streak is over as the 87 Mustang has been wrapped in blue. Usually, the excitement and drama of a new car centers around its engine combination and performance. ...
Attention Racers Mid-Season Rule Requests
Attention all NMCA Muscle Car Nationals competitors The NMCA Tech Department has requested that all mid-season rule requests be turned in by Friday May 28, 2021. 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 ...
RPM Act successfully reintroduced to Congress Let them hear your voice today!
Today, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2021-2022 session of Congress. The RPM act seeks to clarify some very vague and wide-ranging legislation and enthusiasts need to reach out and let their voices be heard on the topic. Getting involved is super easy to do and takes just a few moments to let your voice be he...
NMCA Tech Committee updates Chevrolet Performance Stock rules
May 17, 2021 - NMCA Tech Committee updates Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center rules Today, the NMCA Tech Committee updated the Chevrolet Performance Stock Rules with clarifications on permitted ECU's in the class rules. These adjustments include the new ECU with updated tune. The 2021 NMCA Class Rules can be found here: https://www.nmcadigita...
Sunday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
Anticipation is building as we begin the final day of the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois. Racers will have razor-sharp focus as they give it everything they have to get through the rounds, to the winner's circle and to the famous NMRA/NMCA runoff portion of this annual event. In keeping with time-h...
Showmanship and Success Had the Stage at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
By Mary Lendzion (FOR ROUND-BY-ROUND ELIMINATIONS, CLICK HERE) The NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance is a storied event that has stood the test of time. Racers from each series come together for the competition and the comradeship, and that was absolutely apparent at this year's running of the event, May 13-16, 2021 at World Wide Technology Race...
Saturday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
As expected, there were plenty of eye-popping and exciting passes during qualifying yesterday at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois. Just one of those passes was made by Jimmy Dahl, who hung the front tires in his Mustang (pictured) packing a small-block Ford and Precision turbo in the combined NMC...
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...
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...

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