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The McLeod Racing NMRA Ford Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, will feature multiple special events that will make it one of the largest Blue Oval events in 2013. The 4th Stop of the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals will take place just 2 hours south of the Motor City the weekend of June 14-16, 2013. Special events include a Killer Clutch Shootout, the Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords 25th anniversary celebration, a 2011-2014 5.0L Mustang Shootout, and an All-Female battle royale sure to attract national attention.

Muscle Mustangs Celebrating their 25th Annivesary
Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords will celebrate their 25th anniversary in style at NMRA’s Norwalk, Ohio, event. Have you ever wanted to meet the editor’s of one of the best late-model Mustang books on the planet, or dreamed of having your car featured in Muscle Mustangs? Then you need to book your hotel room and make the trip to this extra special event to meet the guys from Muscle Mustangs and see if your hot rod has what it takes to appear in this great publication!

Muscle Mustangs All-Female Shootout Presented By Royal Purple
Royal Purple has stepped up to sponsor the Muscle Mustangs All-Female Shootout and add it to their Royal Purple Ladies program, which recognizes and supports women racers all over the U.S. NMRA female competitors will first race in their own ladies-only True Street class on Saturday (must meet all TS rules) with their own cash prizes and awards. On Sunday the eight quickest racers from Saturday’s True Street competition will compete heads-up in the All-Female Shootout for cash, Royal Purple product, awards, and the coveted title of All-Female Shootout champion and major magazine coverage in Muscle Mustangs! All racers not eligible for the All-Female Shootout will receive a free entry into Sunday’s Bracket Showdown.

All Female Shootout Purses & RulesClick Here!

How to race True Street Click Here!

True Street Class Purses & Rules Click Here!

Granatelli Motorsports 2011-2014 5.0L Mustang Shootout
Want to know who has the fastest modern 5.0L Mustang on the planet? Granatelli Motor Sports does too and that’s why they’re sponsoring the 2011-2014 5.0L Mustang Shootout, where the baddest tuners in the U.S. will bring out their supercharged, turbocharged, and nitrous assisted Mustangs in hopes of securing the title of “world’s fastest 5.0.”

2011-2014 5.0L Mustang Shootout Class Purse & RulesClick Here!

McCleod Racing Killer Clutch Shootout
McLeod Racing has announced a Killer Clutch Shootout, a special race within a race for the fastest manually-shifted True Street competitors. The top eight stick-shifted cars in Saturday’s TREMEC True Street class, presented by Muscle Mustangs, will each receive a product certificate and custom plaque from McLeod Racing. The fastest 2 stick shift racers will compete heads-up on Sunday in a winner-take-all match race for a $1,000 McLeod Racing product certificate ($500 for the runner-up) and the title of Stick Shift King of Ohio!

Killer Clutch Shootout Purses & RulesClick Here!

Have a quick Mustang? Want to prove it on the track?
Then you definitely want to enter TREMEC True Street, which is presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords magazine! True Street is the perfect class for any beginner because reaction time doesn't matter. Join other True Street racers, with passengers, and the crew from Muscle Mustangs on a 30-mile NMRA-escorted cruise to prove the street worthiness of all cars in competition. Next hit the track for 3 back-to-back passes and then watch as NMRA presents cash and awards to the overall fastest, runner-up and to each racer with the closest average to 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds!

How to race True Street Click Here!

True Street Class Purses & Rules Click Here!

In addition, entry-level racers fit into the Open Comp, Modular Muscle, and Super Stang classes, so take a look at the class rules and make your plans to come out and race with the best Ford racers in the country. For rules information visit:, pick a class, make sure your car fits the rules and you have the proper safety gear, and come race with the NMRA!

There's more than just racing action!
UPR Products sponsors the awesome All-Ford car show, which will take place on Saturday. There will be over fifty different awards presented to the Car Show participants, and everyone entering has a chance to take home one of those awards! Shine your Ford up, come on out to Summit Motorsports Park, and dance for the judges - you never know what that might get you! No matter what your Ford flavor, there's a place for you in the car show and a shot at the grand prize.

Each NMRA event also features a large Manufacturer's Midway where you can see and purchase parts from the hottest aftermarket manufacturers, and experts from many of the major manufacturers will be on hand to answer your questions about how to make your Ford car or truck perform to your expectations. There's something for everyone at the NMRA - make your plans to attend now!

Huge Manufacturers' Midway & Swap Meet
Looking to buy parts for your Ford? Want a chance to meet face-to-face with experts from your favorite performance companies? This event will feature an awesome manufacturers' midway where you can find great deals on the performance parts you need for your muscle car or hot rod.

If you're looking for that hard to find part or a great bargain, be sure to check out the swap meet.

Jet Car Shooting for 300+ mph!
Get ready to be blown away by the Jet Car ripping down the 1320! Be one of the first to witness the Jet Car make a blazing 300+mph pass.

World Famous Burnout Contest!
The World Famous Burnout Contest is always the crowd favorite! Sign up to participate for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights, or sit back and cheer as contestants smoke their tires.