2021 NMCA Series Champions
With the conclusion of the 2021 NMCA Drag Racing Series, the NMCA staff has tallied up the seasons' points totals. You can find this season's points standnings HERE. The 2021 NMCA Drag Racing series was action-packed throughout all six races. As with any series, racers encountered plenty of ups and downs throughout the year, and most of the championships were still up for grabs as the fina...
Diablosport Tuning Available For 2021 Charger/Challenger/300 5.7L and 6.4L
DiabloSport has announced the addition of tuning support for the 2021 model year 5.7L and 6.4L Hemi- powered Chargers and Challengers. As Hemi fans have come to expect, the company offers a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes time to tune late model cars. From PCM swaps to full PKITs that include a new PCM and tuner, the company has something for everyone. Users can expect incr...
Maximum Safety Installing Maximum Motorsports Bolt-In 6-Point Roll Bar
With as easy as it is to make loads of horsepower these days, eclipsing the OEM safety equipment on the drag strip is fairly easy to do, but companies like Maximum Motorsports offer safety upgrades to keep you safe and to keep you legal with the drag racing sanctioning bodies and tracks. While Maximum Motorsports is largely known for its incredible suspension components for all things late-mode...
Donkmaster Sage Thomas Heading to NMCA All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park
You've seen the hit TV series on Motortrend App and heard about one of the fastest growing trends in performance Donk drag racing! The biggest name, Donkmaster Sage Thomas, and his famed Skittle Pack of Big Wheel Donk race cars will make their NMCA debut during the All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 27-28, 2021. This will be an experience unlike any ot...
Olds School Scott Oshinski's TorqStorm-supercharged Oldsmobile Cutlass embodies old-school cool
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Having owned more than 100 cars in his lifetime, TorqStorm Superchargers/Accelerated Tooling co-owner Scott Oshinski can hardly remember all of them, but there is one that stands out and has a special place in his life his 1972 Oldsmobile Cutlass S. Growing up, Oshinski, now 52, always had an interest in speed and performance. Once he wa...
NMCA Tech Committee announces updated Chevrolet Performance Stock class calibration and ECU
Updated Chevrolet Performance Stock Calibration and ECU Available May 17, 2021 The latest Chevrolet Performance Stock ECU calibration will be available for swap or purchase on May 17, 2021. The Chevrolet engineers have made the following adjustments: Changed the Rev-Limit Strategy for Vehicle Speed = 0 mph to match non-zero mph, this enables vehicles to behave the same with or without V...
NMCA Tech Committee Amends Factory Super Cars Rules
The NMCA Technical Department released today, rule amendments in the Factory Super Cars class. These adjustments include an upper pulley change on the 2020-21 Cobra Jet, an upper pulley change on the 2021 Drag Pak and a cog pulley change on the 2019-20 COPO. Unless otherwise noted in this document, these additional amendments go into effect immediately. The 2021 NMCA class rules and amendme...
NMCA Starts Season with Fast, Full-Throttle Action in Florida
By Mary Lendzion Drivers came from across the country to put the hammer down at the Whipple Superchargers NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines, March 18-21 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. As they pumped out horsepower on the well-prepped stage, the performances were show-stopping, and the ambition and aggressiveness was all-out. Awaiting those able to go a...
Performance Product Showcase March 2021
TorqStorm Superchargers has launched its new competition 2XR series. Generating 1200-plus horsepower, these new twin supercharger systems are robust and light. Weight is dramatically reduced by the elimination of belt-driven accessories usually unnecessary for competition vehicles. In addition, each supercharger is driven by its own auto tensioned 8-rib belt and pulley assembly for superio...
Spotlight on Leonard Long Manual Transmission Mastermind and Dart NA 10.5 Presented by Diamond Pistons Champion
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff When Leonard Long was a senior at Hershey High School in Pennsylvania in the 1960s, he was planning to be a mechanic upon graduation. But with some encouragement from his father, he chose to go to vocational school instead, and the skills he acquired there have served him well, as he went on to own and operate Long Machine and To...
Hellion Turbo To The Front John Urist Wins X275 in Vegas
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Eddie Maloney Four the last 4 years, Albuquerque, New Mexico's John Urist has whittled away at his S550 Mustang and turbocharged Coyote powerplant, and his efforts were recently well rewarded when he drove to the winner's circle at the 2020 Street Car Super Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For Urist, whose Hellion Turbo company is ar...
Breaking News 2021 NMCA Muscle Car Nationals Event Schedule
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals returns to action in 2021 with six national events held at legendary motorsport facilities. The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is home to thousands of vintage and modern vehicles participating across championship drag racing, street-legal competition, and car show arenas. It wasn't easy but we've managed to get our 2021 schedule out extremely early and we'll be visitin...
2020 NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Champions
With the conclusion of the 2020 NMCA Drag Racing Series, the NMCA staff has tallied up the seasons' points totals. You can find this season's points document HERE. The 2020 NMCA Drag Racing series itself faced a challenge not seen before, but despite the challenges, the staff was able to deliver a five-race season to satisfy its hungry racers and fans who were looking to focus on something more...
Where It All Started Eaton
With a rich history and diverse portfolio of products, Eaton Corporation is a powerhouse in the power manufacturing industry, especially when it comes to racing. Although the company now is a global entity on a massive scale, it began back in 1911 when founder Joseph Eaton invested in a new idea. As transportation landscape was changing rapidly, New Jersey native Eaton had an idea for the first...
Jamie Miller's Master Mindset
Sometimes careers evolve over decades of careful planning, and sometimes they come to fruition organically. Either way, being open to opportunity can help create valuable experiences along the way, and renowned tuner Jamie Miller made sure he walked through every door that opened in front of him. Now, he's elevating his employment to a whole new level as his son, John, follows in his footsteps. ...
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Becomes Official Facility For Total Venue Concepts Testing Events
Total Venue Concepts and World Wide Technology Raceway have reached an agreement where the drag strip, located five minutes from downtown St. Louis, will become the official test track for TVC-coordinated professional testing events. Total Venue Concepts, the leading producer of drag strip service equipment and track preparation, will coordinate all drag strip testing at World Wide Technology Race...
Return to Racing! Safety First NMCA Announcement
We are excited to get back to racing with the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway after a prolonged break. There are several announcements we would like to make you aware of several changes, like the WEDNESDAY opening of the gates which requires ADVANCE TICKET purchase for entry as there won't be a cash line on Wednesday. We encourage all racers to use the F...
Breaking News NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
ProMedia Events and Publishing, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, in association with Atlanta Dragway's parent company NHRA, have decided to postpone the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in response to growing restrictions on group gatherings and travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective today the NHRA has suspended all drag racing operations for a...
Billy Glidden's beloved black Mustang is back in action
After a long history with of racing and winning with his Fox-Body Mustang GT, Billy Glidden parked the hot rod and turned his attention towards the Pro Modified ranks, competing in NHRA, NMCA, and other races. In, 2019, however, Glidden dusted off the black Mustang once more and set his sights on the NMCA's ARP Nitrous Pro Street category. To read all about the car's history and journey back to co...
Scoggin-Dickey Race Shop's New Billet 572ci Blown Big-Block Chevy Crate Engine
While Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center is a well-known company offering all manner of Chevrolet Performance Parts, crate engines, and more, the company also has a custom engine building division known as Scoggin-Dickey Race Shop. At the 2019 Performance Racing Industry Show held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Scoggin-Dickey debuted its latest Race Shop creation, a 572 cubic-inch, big...
A Life In The Fast Lane Taking a look at Xtreme Pro Mod Racer Dave Roemer and his 1968 Camaro
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha Ohio has always been a hotbed for drag racing with dozens of drag strips located in the Buckeye state for many years. While some have gone away, others such as National Trail Raceway, Dragway 42, and, of course, Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, continue a long-standing tradition of drag-racing competition. In ad...
Two-Time Champ Tom Calabrese and his Fifth-Gen Camaro created a Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge success story
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha Finally able to slow down after a lifetime of being busy, Tom Calabrese is speeding up with a racing career and a son who is following in his footsteps. Living in upstate New York, Calabrese had been a faithful Pontiac man and even raced a 55 back in 1962 when he was in high school. Unable to afford to buy parts,...
New SP383 EFI Expands Chevrolet Performance's Crate Engine Portfolio
At the SEMA Show, Chevrolet Performance is celebrating 65 years of Small-Block innovation with its all-new SP383 EFI. A contemporary twist on the classic 383 Small-Block 'stroker combination, the SP383 EFI melds the big torque of the long-stroke 383 with the drivability of electronic fuel injection. Chevrolet Performance's newest crate engine builds on a pioneering legacy of engine innovation...
NMCA Crowns 2019 Champions and Recognizes Special Guests at 2019 PRI Show
The NMCA Drag Racing Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs brought its season to a close on Friday December 13th, 2019 during the Performance Racing Industry show as it crowned its class champions. The event was a memorable experience for all and the NMCA would like to congratulate its class champions. VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod Don Walsh Jr. Mickey Thompson Tires Street Outlaw Shawn Pev...
John Force Edition 2020 COPO Camaro Kicks off the 2019 SEMA Show for Chevrolet
Chevrolet will introduce the 2020 COPO Camaro John Force Edition at the 2019 SEMA Show, bringing together the legacies of Chevrolet's factory race car and the 16-time NHRA champion driver in a distinctively styled, supercharged race car and one that will deliver for charity, as well as low elapsed times on the drag strip. John Force is one of the most legendary drag racers in history, and ...
Fine at 50 Chevrolet Performance and the NMCA Celebrate 50 Years of COPO Camaro at Summit Motorsports Park
Written By Steve Baur Photography by the FSC Staff and TheBlock.com The golden anniversary of the COPO Camaro began with a special-edition model of Camaro from Chevrolet Performance, which debuted at the 2018 SEMA Show and it concluded at the 2019 NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Whipple Superchargers with the 50th Anniversary COPO Camaro Shootout presented by COPO Parts Direct. O...
Talking Vortech Superchargers with Terry Reeves of Team Beefcake Racing
From the time when the Fox-body 5.0-liter Mustang phenomenon took off in the late 80s until today, Vortech Superchargers have been one of the most sought after bolt-ons for Mustang enthusiasts. Being able to bolt on 50-100 percent more horsepower propelled Mustangs into performance realms unknown, and the whirring noise from under the hood was a badge of honor for owners and a warning to all other...
2019 Car Show NMCA Indianapolis, IN
2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show, Larry Frederick, 1963 Chevrolet 2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show winner, Engine 2019 NMCA Indy Best Of Show winner, Interior 2019 NMCA Indy Best of Show winner, Larry Frederick 2019 NMCA Indy Best Chrysler, Ken Mushen, 1965 Dodge Coronet 2019 NMCA Indy Best Ford, Jerri Moss, 2003 Mustang Mach 1 2019 NMCA Indy Best Truck, Phil Riley, 1957 Chevrolet PU 2...
2019 NMCA and Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Champions
With the conclusion of the 2019 NMCA Drag Racing Series presented by E3 Spark Plugs, the NMCA staff has tallied up the seasons' points totals and published them for review. Per the sanctioning body's rules, there is a five-day window for changes and on September 29th, 2019, they become finalized. You can find this season's points document HERE. If you've been following the season, you know ther...
NMCA Racer and Crew Awards VOTE NOW!
It's time to put in your vote for the annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs racer and crew member awards. PLEASE CLICK >>HERE<< TO VOTE Deadline for nominations is October 4, 2019 ... NO EXCEPTIONS! For everyone's convenience, the above link will also be posted on the NMCA website and Facebook page. Please send only one set of nominations per NMCA member...
7-Time NMCA Champion Andy Warren Talks About Success With Fuelab
The most successful racer in NMCA history, Andy Warren, and his big blue Chevy Caprice have become regulars in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Warren and his machine race in the competitive Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car category and have amassed an amazing seven championships. Warren's 1971 Chevrolet Caprice is powered by a Knieriem Racing Engines powerplant with a displacemen...
NMRA/NMCA Technical Department Statement Reminder on Turbocharger Modification
July 17, 2019 - The NMRA/NMCA Technical Department addressed turbo modifications in 2019 class rule sets and again in a statement on March 26, 2019. Over the last few months, the NMRA/NMCA Technical Department have seen several turbochargers (not in competition) that feature modified turbine wheels. This type of modification is highly susceptible to failure due to the center hub being cut-down fro...
Thursday Coverage Inaugural Comp Cams NMCA Homecoming Coverage presented by Edelbrock
It 's been an easy test and tune session for the opening day of the Inaugural Comp Cams NMCA Homecoming here at Memphis International Raceway, but the action ramps up tomorrow with qualifying. VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod driver Jim Widener was swapping on a different set of front tires this morning as he looks to change the rollout at the starting line of his nitrous-oxide-assisted, and ...
Crate Motor Chaos Sealed Stock Shootout Gallery From Atlanta
  The Sealed Stock All-Star Shootout held during the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport held at Atlanta Dragway in April has become a much talked about part of the racing season as it pits NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock racers against Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center racers, ...
NMCA Technical Department Rule Adjustments/Clarifications for Xtreme Pro Mod, Street Outlaw and Factory Super Cars
The NMCA Technical Department address's safety concerns in NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod, NMCA VP Racing Fuels/Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw regarding turbocharger modifications. The Technical Committee reminds competitors that compressor and turbine wheels, blades, hubs, cover, or housing modifications are PROHIBITED and must be run as-produced. Recent incidents have revealed modifications ...
Boom Mat Pre-cut Heat and Sound Control Kits for 1967 1969 Camaros and Firebirds
Design Engineering Inc. has taken the guesswork out of improving the heat and sound insulation of all first-generation Camaros and Firebirds. the company's new Boom Mat Complete Interior and Individual Heat and Sound Control Kits are now available for all 1967 69 Camaro and Firebird coupes and convertibles, with or without factory A/C. Developed to greatly reduce unwanted engine and road...
7 Heaven The Quickest Holley EFI Factory Super Cars Field Ever
Just one year ago, a nail-biting Holley EFI Factory Super Cars qualifying session saw Geoff Turk run the first quarter-mile pass in the 7s at the 2018 NMCA season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park, which earned him the first of five spots in an exclusive 7-Second Club sponsored by Holley EFI. At the 2019 NMCA season opener, it wasn't just one, but over a dozen cars that collected 7-second ti...
Huge Manufacturers Midway Planned for NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem!
When the Worlds Fastest Street Cars of NMCA invade Bradenton Motorsports Park it can only be described as MAYHEM! This year's NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem season-opening event will be off the hook crazy with wild heads-up drag racing, a huge late-model and vintage car show, used parts swap meet, and a HUGE manufacturers midway. Be sure to hit the ATM on your way to the track March 7th thru 10th for grea...
New Updates to the 2019 NMCA Contingency Program
More 2019 Contingency Sponsors have been added to the list this week as we get closer to the start of the new season. Keep in mind the list is being updated constantly.    To see the complete 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 ...
Beat the Heat, Get an Awning
Holiday Industries, a leader in the design and manufacturing of race trailer awnings and canopies for the motorsports community for over 30 years, became the Official Awning of the NMRA and NMCA. Based in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Holiday Industries outstanding race trailer awnings and canopies help racers beat the elements, then beat the competition. Offerings include cantilevered canopies, si...
2019 NMCA Contingency Sponsors Rolling in
The 2019 racing season is just weeks away, and the NMCA, once again, will have one of the best contingency programs in the drag racing spectrum. 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 the renewal season, w...
2018 NMCA Championship Awards Photo Gallery
The 2018 NMCA awards ceremony held during the 2018 Performance Racing Industry show was launched into a new era with a revamped ceremony and huge attendance by racers, their families, and fans. Check out the photo gallery below! [envira-gallery id="11064"]
2018 Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Champions Crowned at PRI Show in Indianapolis
On December 8th, 2018, the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series class champions presented with special LSX Victor awards and Nitto Tire Diamond Tree rings to commemorate their championships this season. In attendance at the private dinner held during the PRI Show weekend were Chevrolet Performance dignitaries, including Bill Martens, Steve Walczak, Curt Collins, and Adrienne Peters, as well a...
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