Bowling Green, Kentucky


    Directions: 798 Beech Bend Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101

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    The final stanza to the 2017 NMRA points-earning race season…the 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals takes place the weekend of September 28-October 1, 2017, at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This event wraps up the points battles in all of the NMRA’s racing classes, and brings the most awesome All-Ford and Mustang action to the quarter-mile dragstrip at Beech Bend Park – the site of many incredible feats in the Mustang world. Many other class records have been set, re-set, eclipsed and demolished in an effort to win an NMRA championship and all of the glory and accolades that come with it. So when we say you should mark these dates on your calendar and plan your vacation time now, there’s a reason for it!

    Racers, fans, and manufacturers pack Beech Bend Raceway in record numbers to watch hundreds of racers hit the drag strip for 4 days of high-speed competition each year. Make your plans now as the hotels fill up quickly for this awesome event – a great way to wrap up the end of the 2017 NMRA championship season!

    It’s Back…Outlaw True Street!

    Watch as the baddest and most recognized Mustang street racers converge on Beech Bend Raceway to compete in ididit Outlaw True Street, a special race category that will run on Saturday evening. It’s a special street car challenge that will enhance Grudge Night with a 275/28×10.5 inch tire shootout in “no time” format to keep with the evening’s theme. Big money and bragging rights are up for grab as the evening gets insane!

    For Outlaw True Street Rules CLICK HERE

    Street Outlaws Bobby Ducote

    Meet Bobby Ducote from the hit TV show Street Outlaws New Orleans. Bobby will be taking pictures, signing autographs and participating at the NMRA World Finals all day Saturday and Sunday. Be sure to get a picture with Bobby in front of his awesome ’86 nitrous-gulping Ford Mustang!

    Watch Street Outlaws on the Ragged Edge

    If you’re a fan of the Street Outlaws TV show then you won’t want to miss the insane, horsepower-infused Street Outlaws of NMRA Ford drag racing! Watch as these incredible turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous packed Mustangs go wheels-up and heads-up for big money and national bragging rights. Every NMRA events features the wild Street Outlaws, Renegades, Coyote Modifieds, and special insane race classes.

    Turbo Coyote Shootout

    Turbo Coyote Shootout, presented by Hellion Power Systems, calls out the red-hot turbocharged Coyote 5.0 market. The heads-up competition is contested on the quarter-mile as the wildest street cars hit the track in search of glory. The category showcases how far enthusiasts and specialty shops are pushing the latest engine platform from Ford. There are many specific records up for grabs in niche segments of the late-model Mustang market.

    Turbo Coyote Shootout Rules CLICK HERE

    Have a Quick Mustang? Want to Prove It on the Track?

    Then you definitely want to enter 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!

    TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout – Long-time NMRA True Street supporter, TREMEC has announced that they will hold a Stick Shift Shootout at the NMRA World Finals to determine who has the fasted manually-shifted street Mustang in the U.S! Watch as over 150 entrants battle for top True Street honors, with the fastest 8 stick cars receiving a special shootout plaque to recognize their prowess. From there things will heat up as the quickest four manual-equipped vehicles will have an all-out slugfest with a ‘winner takes all’ heads-up finale for the chance to take home a brand new TREMEC transmission of choice!

    How to Race True Street Click Here!

    True Street Rules Click Here!

    How to Race True Street Video Click Here!

    VMP Performance Terminator / GT500 Shootout

    The Terminator / GT500 rivalry is sure to boil over in the final shootout of the year! If you’re a Terminator or GT500 enthusiast then you won’t want to miss the Nitto Tire sponsored NMRA World Finals featuring the VMP Performance Terminator/GT500 Shootout.

    Terminator/GT500 Shootout Rules Click Here!

    Modular Xtreme

    Modular Xtreme was created to give the baddest Modular and Coyote powered Mustangs and Fords a place to let it all hang out with simple rules and a tire limit. It is fast, fun, and will showcase some of the wildest 275-style Mod Motor cars in the country. Turbos and superchargers combine to bring quick action to the All-Ford World Finals as they run on the ragged edge all weekend long.

    Modular Xtreme Rules Click Here!

    Want to Know Who Has the Baddest EcoBoost Mustang or Ford on the Planet?

    So do NMRA and Keystone Automotive and that’s why they’ve teamed up with Livernois Motorsports to bring you the EcoBoost Battle in Bowling Green, a class exclusively designed for Ford’s EcoBoost-powered vehicles! With Ford EcoBoost engines showing their prowess in professional endurance racing, and the performance aftermarket expanding their product offerings, it’s time for Ford’s most popular engine platform to make its mark in drag racing.

    EcoBoost Battle Class Rules Click Here!

    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!

    Bracket Race NO NMRA MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED!

  • FRIDAY: Time Trials and Dial in for $Dollars
  • SATURDAY: 2 Time Trials and Bracket Race
  • SUNDAY: 1 Time Trials and Bracket Race
  • Make your plans to come out and race for huge cash prizes. Click the links below for more info!

    Bracket Racing Rules & Payouts Click Here!

    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 All-Ford World Finals – make your plans to attend now!

    Car Show Classes & Awards CLICK HERE!

    Car Show Info CLICK HERE

    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.