Reading, Pennsylvania


Directions: 30 Stauffer Park Ln, Mohnton, PA 19540

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All the cars and all the stars of NMRA Ford drag racing will return once again to famed Maple Grove Raceway for the ultimate Blue Oval slugfest! Last year’s event was huge, and this year’s NMRA event promises to be even bigger as word spread around the Ford drag racing world that Maple Grove’s facility is among the best in the U.S. and the racing surface is perfect for setting national records. This is a “must attend” event for any Ford fanatic where they will see the best in NMRA and Ford motorsports!

This event will also bring out each of the NMRA’s premier heads-up classes – the epitome of Ford drag racing. Many of the NMRA’s regulars live within close proximity to Maple Grove Raceway and use it for testing, so they may have a leg up on the competition due to their familiarity with the facility – but don’t let that fool you! Each racer coming from afar will be looking to take their shot for all the glory on the 1320 in their respective classes and take down those local stars, so get your tickets early for this one – it’s sure to be a classic.

I want to race – How do I do it?

The NMRA offers many different classes for all different levels of racer. From the entry-level True Street class all the way up to the aforementioned Street Outlaw class – if you’ve got a Ford-powered, Ford-bodied car, there’s a class for you to fit in. The True Street class draws the largest participation, with vehicles ranging from the fifteen-second zone all the way down to eight-second heavy hitters.

How to Race True Street Click Here!

True Street Rules Click Here!

Muscle Mustangs All-Female Shootout

Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords once again presents a special race class exclusive to NMRA’s female competitors. NMRA lady racers will first race in their own ladies-only QA1 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, 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 & Rules Click Here!

All-Ford Stock/Super Stock Combo Showdown

Micro Strategies is proud to present a special All-Ford Stock/Super Stock Combo Showdown class that’s open to all NHRA and IHRA Stock and Super Stock competitors, who will battle for the $4,000 cash purse and a trip to the Aerospace Components Winners Circle! The All-Ford Stock/Super Stock Combo Showdown will feature the most exciting Ford and Mercury NHRA and IHRA sportsman cars in the northeast, including Fox-bodied Mustangs, classic Mustangs, Cougars and the latest Cobra Jets that ravage the quarter-mile with giant wheelies and 8-second elapsed times.

VMP Performance Terminator / GT500 Shootout

VMP Superchargers has stepped up once again to sponsor the Terminator/GT500 Shootout class at the Pennsylvania event, bringing together some of the quickest Cobras and GT500s in the U.S. for a winner take all format at this special event. Each Terminator/GT500 Shootout participant will also receive a free entry into Saturday’s QA1 sponsored SVT True Street class (must fit True Street rules) for even more chances to win.

Terminator / GT500 class purse:

  • $500 Win + Contingency + Acrylic Award
  • $200 R/U + Contingency + Plaque
  • $100 Semis
  • $50 Quarters

For Terminator / GT500 Shootout class rules or questions, please email Jim at jamesni65@gmail.com or call him at (636) 219-2674.  For more information on VMP Superchargers please log on to www.VMPtuning.com.

Terminator/GT500 Shootout Rules TBA

Turbo Coyote Shootout

Turbo Coyote Shootout is designed for the some of the fastest late-model Fords on the planet! Turbocharged coyote-powered Mustangs are matched in a heads-up competition showcasing the incredible power of Ford’s flagship platform.

Open to all single- and twin-turbocharged Coyote 5.0L-powered 2005-16 Mustangs, complete rules and payouts for the Turbo Coyote Shootout are available: Click Here!

Turbo Coyote Shootout Class Payouts:

  • Winner: $500 + Contingency + Custom Award
  • Runner-Up: $200 + Contingency + Plaque
  • Semis: $100
  • Quarters: $50

Elaine Larsen’s 300+mph Jet Car!

Get ready to be blown away by the 300+mph Jet Car ripping down the 1320!

Winning any NMRA class isn’t easy and when a racer is fortunate enough to do so, it needs to be celebrated in style. The NMRA has partnered with Aerospace Components to present the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle – making the accomplishment of winning even more of a celebration. The Aerospace Components Winners Circle experience is second to none in the grassroots drag racing world, where every winner actually owns the winners circle for a period of time.

Love Bracket Racing? NMRA Has A Class For You!

Love bracket racing? If so, be sure to enter your Mustang or Ford in 1 of 4 bracket classes: Fast Ford, Quick Ford, Street Ford, or Nostalgia Ford. Things really heat up Sunday afternoon as the class winners face off in an all out slugfest for the right to be crowned Super Ford Showdown champion! After the winner is proclaimed, he/she will be taken to the Aerospace Components winners circle, drenched in champagne, and awarded the Super Ford Showdown champion’s trophy. The Super Ford Showdown champion will also receive a class entry and a personalized, reserved parking spot for the following season in a high visibility location along with a special feature in Race Pages, the official publication of the NMRA series.

Bracket Flyer CLICK HERE!

There’s more than just racing action!

In addition to all of the action that will take place on the quarter-mile, the NMRA also has the awesome UPR Products All-Ford Car Show, which features over fifty different awards that are presented each day of the show. ’32 Ford with a late-model 5.0? Or a 2003 Cobra stuffed full of aftermarket parts? No matter what your Ford flavor, there’s a place for you in the car show and a shot at the grand prize. There’s something for everyone at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout – make your plans to attend now!

Car Show Classes & AwardsTBA

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.

Massive Manufacturers’ Midway

Want a chance to meet face-to-face with experts from your favorite performance companies? This NMRA event will feature an awesome manufacturers’ midway where you can find great deals on the performance parts you need for your Mustang or Ford.

Swap Meet

Looking to buy parts for your car or truck? If you’re looking for that hard to find part or a great bargain, be sure to check out the swap meet.