EVENT NEWS AND COVERAGE

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Updated 2014 Points Now Available

With one race left, races are getting tight in many classes. Points through the race at Joliet can be seen HERE.… Read more

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Cobra Jet Shootout Coming to NMCA Norwalk

If you have a C.J. and you’re looking for a place to race it, or need a few runs before the U.S. Nationals, Join the NMCA at Norwalk! We won’t tell anyone you ran with Chevys. Promise.… Read more

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We’re Up & Running! Saturday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing

 

The race cars are going down the track, the lanes are full and the car show is going strong… all is well here at Route 66 Raceway! The crews did an outstanding job getting the track prepped and eliminations are underway. Come on down and enjoy the great racing at the … Read more

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Saturday Morning Update from Route 66 Raceway

The photo really says it all… it’s wet here this morning in Joliet, IL. We’re keeping a watchful eye on the weather and we’ll keep you posted on the status of the race and the track. The good news is that the overnight rains have lightened up just a bit. … Read more

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Summer Slam—Friday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Nitto Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing

Test and tune is underway this morning with it concluding at noon and qualifying starting shortly after. Pictured above is the MMR Pro Mod that made the long haul from California in the Oksas Motorsport rig. Greg Seth-Hunter is the pilot and Mark Luton is the tuner of the Garrett … Read more

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Summer Slam—Thursday Coverage NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing

It is Thursday, setup day for the NMRA/NMCA Nitto Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing and the gates are open. Stay tuned as we will get the lowdown on the hot rods rolling out the trailers.

Matt Williams is back in action after catastrophic engine failure two races ago … Read more

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Nitto Pre-race Happy Hour on Thursday

For those of you who will be arriving to Joliet on Thursday, the guys at Nitto Tire and ProMedia will be hosting a Happy Hour from 5-7. Get parked, get teched, get a cold beer on the Midway. Hang out and bench race, chat with manufacturers, or just relax for … Read more

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Strange Engineering proud presenting sponsor of the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Drag Racing, July 10-13

Strange Engineering is proud to be the presenting sponsor of the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL from July 10-13.

Strange Engineering has been celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014 by offering special product discounts throughout the year. Strange is kicking … Read more

King Ford Launch

King Ford is Crowned at NMRA McLeod Supernationals

To go along with all of the wild extra features of the NMRA McLeod Supernationals is the King Ford program, which has been resurrected after being quiet for several years. The program is presented by Accel and it takes the winners of the Saturday bracket program and pits them against … Read more

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Super Finish to the NMRA McLeod Supernationals

The NMRA racers completed the NMRA McLeod Supernationals at the super-track known as Summit Motorsports Park. It was a wild finish with exceptional racing as championship battles begin to take shape. At the top, the ATF Street Outlaws brought six-second power but in the end it was Andy Manson overtaking … Read more