Starost Switches Mustang to VMP Supercharger for Remainder of NMRA Limited Street Season
When JDM Engineering Limited Street debuted in the NMRA at the conclusion of the 2017 racing season, there were a lot of questions about what combination would reign supreme. Now, several years into the category, racer Larry Starost is chasing every advantage he can find and recently made a power adder change to further his program. Starost and crew chief/tuner, multi-time NMRA/NMCA champion Br...
Design Engineering, Inc. Offers All-In-One Heat and Sound Blocker
Control vibrations, noise and heat in one product with new Sound Barrier sheets from Design Engineering, Inc. They regulates noise and temperatures inside vehicle interiors for a cool, comfortable ride. Lightweight and easy to install, the sheets can be cut and then glued, mechanically fastened or laid under carpet for a custom fit in any space. Or pair 3 wide double-sided transfer tape (#5020...
Misener Hopes to Cross the U.S./Canada Border Soon for More JDM Engineering Limited Street Competition
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Jay Misener When Jay Misener began competing in JDM Engineering Limited Street back in 2018, he had a naturally aspirated Coyote engine under the hood of his Mustang. He had chosen to get his feet wet in the category without a power-adder, and he achieved a 9.39 with that engine wearing factory heads and a Cobra Jet intake, and backed by a G-Force Racing ...
Jason Davis' NMRA Limited Street Mustang GT
Deep Impact Jason Davis makes a big impression on the NMRA Limited Street Class with his 2015 Mustang GT Written by Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi The NMRA's JDM Engineering Limited Street class has been hugely popular, and despite the relatively limited rule set, the pace at which its entrants have progressed has been staggering. Florida's Jason Davis is one of those Limited Stree...
MSD's Solid State Relay Takes the Place of Four Standard Relays
Wiring can be cleaned up with an MSD Solid State Relay Block. The module takes the place of four standard relays and eliminates unsightly wiring. Four independent channels can be activated using either power or ground. Each channel is capable of handling 50 amps for up to eight seconds or 20 amps of continuous current. With 4 channels providing up to 200 amps of momentary or 80 amps constant co...
Enter To Win $500 Travel Voucher from MAHLE Motorsport
MAHLE Motorsport and the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals are proud to announce the Inflation Fighter Travel Voucher program. All racers purchasing Advance Tickets through the FOAT for the remaining two NMRA national events have a chance to win a $500 travel voucher to help offset the rising cost of fuel. Beginning with the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at US 131 Motorsports, MAHLE M...
Tech Review Meziere Heat-Exchanger Transmission Pans
Hot rodding and heat go hand in hand. After all, it is in the name. Making more power often means pumping out more heat. However, when your machine is in competition, that heat can reduce performance and even lead to premature part failure. As such, the aftermarket developed a number of cooling components, most of which are designed to keep engine temperature in check. Meziere Enterprises is one s...
Stacking/Parking for the 2021 Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering at US 131 Motorsports Park
NMRA/NMCA ALL AMERICAN NATIONALS US131 MOTORSPORTS PARK, MARTIN MI Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information   Wednesday, July 21st 8AM 2PM Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated area on map. 2 PM 7PM Early Racer Parking (Must purchase racer and crew tickets online) 7PM Overnight Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated area on m...
New PRI Membership Program Unites Racing Industry
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (July 7, 2021) Performance Racing Industry (PRI), producer of world-class trade events and media, is launching the racing industry's first of its kind membership program on July 13, 2021. This will make it possible for racers and enthusiasts to join racing businesses in a groundbreaking movement to protect and grow the industry. PRI Membership allows the racing community t...
Stacked Plate 17-Row Transmission Cooler Available from Flex-A-Lite
Whether it's your race car or tow vehicle, keeping your transmission fluid cool is crucial to reliability and longevity. Flex-A-Lite's stacked-plate transmission cooler provides maximum cooling efficiency far above tube and fin designs or factory in-the-radiator coolers. It's available with barbed or AN- fittings. For more information, click HERE (Content courtesy of Flex-A-Lite)
Where It All Started JDM Engineering
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of JDM Engineering When working for someone else lost its luster, Jim D Amore focused his efforts into his own entity and he created JDM Engineering. It became a powerhouse performance provider for late-model Ford modular motor-powered vehicles. Growing up in New Jersey, D Amore was a fixture in his father's body shop. He began his career in th...
Whipple Superchargers Named Title Sponsor of NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to announce Whipple Superchargers as the title sponsor of the biggest and baddest all-Ford motorsport event of the year the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, which runs September 30 thru October 3 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Whipple Superchargers is a huge part of the Mustang scene and it's exciting having them...
Meet the Mickey Thompson On-Site Support Team
The Mickey Thompson brand is practically synonymous with drag racing, as its relentless innovation led to the development of performance tires that not only changed the motorsports world, but also helped shape it, too. The iconic Mickey Thompson logo itself can be seen at tracks all over the world, but in the United States, it can also be seen splashed across the company's multiple trailers that o...
Checking Out Haltech's Nexus R5 Vehicle Control Unit in a 7-second Mustang
Linked In Breaking down the Haltech Nexus R5 Vehicle Control Unit in a 7-second Mustang Written by Michael Galimi Photography by the author The integration and merging of technology is happening across all areas of our lives, some of it is readily apparent and some of it is not so obvious. Home entertainment used to be a simple television set, and after 50 years, it is being shoved aside by ...
NMRA Statement of Action Involving Martin Connelley
NMRA Statement of Action Involving Martin Connelley During the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park (July 11-13, 2021) the Tech Department disqualified Martin Connelley's four qualifying runs after the vehicle was too light (including driver) due to an incorrect minimum weight for his combination in the Renegade category. The Tech Department's position in this unfortuna...
Racers Pre-Event Testing Update for the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at US 131 Motorsports Park
US 131 Motorsports Park will be available for testing Monday-Wednesday of the week leading up to the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering July 22-26, 2021 . For more details and scheduling, contact Jason Peterson at (269)-672-7800 or [email protected].
PRI ROAD TOUR RETURNS TO SHOWCASE RACING AND MOTORSPORTS
Performance Racing Industry and its leading content creation team are embarking on a second PRI Road Tour to share stories from events and race tracks around the country. Starting with one of the most historic racing competitions, the PRI Road Tour begins June 23 at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colo. Like the inaugural PRI Road Tour coverage, which brought storie...
BREAKING NEWS Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Returns to Bradenton Motorsports Park in 2022
Be sure to lock into the NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park March 3-6, 2022 as the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals kicks off its 24th season of all-Ford motorsport action. "The 2022 event marks the 22nd time NMRA has kicked off its season in Florida and we are excited to keep the legacy going at Bradenton Motorsports Park with the NMRA Spring Break Shootout," said Rollie Mi...
NMRA Tech Committee Statement On Limited Street Supercharger Pulley Measuring Procedure
June 21, 2021 - NMRA Tech Committee Statement on Limited Street Supercharger Pulley Measuring Procedure The NMRA Tech Department will be using the following method to verify supercharger pulley sizes/ratio on JDM Engineering Limited Street entries. The supercharger and crankshaft pulleys will be measured where the belt is riding on the pulley, not the bottom of the groove. All pulleys will be veri...
Supercharger Racer Mike Ciborowski Borrowing Son's Turbo Setup for NMRA/NMCA Michigan Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Mike Ciborowski At the start of the 2021 race season, Mike Ciborowski set some goals for himself. Among them were laying down quicker and faster laps in Edelbrock Renegade, and landing in the NMRA Winner's Circle. The Illinois-based driver certainly has what it takes, and so does his Mustang set up by HPJ Performance and standing out with a...
Strange Pro Touring Floater Kit
The new Strange Pro Touring floater kit (PN F5010) offers a needed product evolution for Pro Touring and Street vehicles. The street floater kit is highlighted by the forged Chromoly spindles, Chromoly hubs and 35-spline drive plates for the ultimate in strength and safety. When paired with the proprietary Wilwood brakes, this system eliminates piston knock-back and keeps the performance and feel ...
Dyna-Batt Battery by Performance Distributors Receives Upgrades
The Dyna-Batt battery by Performance Distributors has been improved with the addition of brass terminal posts, which are more corrosion- resistant. Users can lighten up their muscle cars and race cars by removing the 40 pound battery and replacing it with the 13.5-pound Dyna-Batt. It produces a lot of power per pound, and has the cranking power of wet cell batteries three times its size. This i...
Sunday Coverage NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
It's the final day of the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, and we are ready to wrap things up by crowning the winners in each category! >>> ELIMINATION RESULTS CAN BE FOUND HERE <<< Officials have been working hard to dry the track after this morning's rain, but we're planning to go racing at approximately 10 a.m. The forecast cal...
Race Wrap: Inaugural NMRA Ford Nationals
Hosted at the iconic Summit Motorsports Park, the fourth stop on the 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals drag racing tour was the Inaugural NMRA Ford Nationals on June 11-13 in Norwalk, Ohio, and the weekend wound down the fields in over a dozen classes to finish out strong with memorable winner's circle celebrations. On Saturday evening, four of the rain-delayed final rounds from the 16th Annual N...
Saturday Coverage NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
We're kicking off day two of the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park and will be wrapping up qualifying today for all classes while also running through True Street and the special All-Female True Street category. Spectators can cruise the midway to talk to their favorite Ford-focused vendors and enjoy the big UPR Products car show that's going down all day long. >>...
Friday Coverage NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
The NMRA is here at beautiful Summit Motorsports Park and we've got a great weekend of exciting racing ahead. In addition to the heads up and index categories, this event will host specialty classes such as the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout, All-Female True Street, Ring of Fire car show competition, and more. Later today the rain-delayed final rounds for Limited Street, Factory Stock, and Coyote ...
Becki Cram Joins the NMRA's Edelbrock Renegade Ranks
Leap of Faith With a little help from her friends, Becki Cram made an unexpected move to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From her first car, a nondescript Dodge Shadow, to her current race-ready NMRA Edelbrock Renegade 2010 Ford Mustang, Becki Cram never shied away from chasing her dreams or pursuing her happiness. To read the full story, CLICK...
Redesigned MSD Atomic 2 EFI Master Kits Available from Holley
Completely redesigned, the MSD Atomic 2 EFI system now features an 865 CFM throttle body with integrated ECU, full color touch screen, simple 4-wire hookup and several easy-to-use features. The new Master Kits include a complete fuel system, with an external fuel pressure regulator pre-set to 58.5 PSI, 20 feet of 3/8-inch EFI-rated fuel hose, fuel pump, filters, all necessary hardware and a bul...
Stacking/Parking for the 2021 NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park
RACER, VENDOR STACKING, PARKING & GATE INFORMATION Below is a daily schedule of Parking and Gate information and Instructions. Thursday, June 10th GATE OPENS: NOON 6PM 8AM Lenders Lot opens for Racer and Vendor Stacking. 11:30 AM Will Call and Racer/Crew Sales open in Lenders lot. NOON BUD Gate open for parking 6PM Racer Gate (Bud Gate) Closes and Overnigh...
NMRA HP Tuners Super Stang Champion Kevin McKenna Cruises on the Street and Strip in His Mustang
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Steve Turner and FSC Staff Kevin McKenna has been interested in racing and race cars for as long as he can remember. As a writer and editor for National Dragster and NHRA.com, he has been involved and immersed in motorsports for many years. So has his wife, Jill McKenna, who suggested they buy a Mustang when they moved from California to Indiana several ...
Shotwell Set to Make Edelbrock Renegade Debut at NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
By Mary Lendzion Kelly Shotwell has been successful in NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street ever since he began competing in the category back in 2017. He has set the pace in qualifying and secured wins, and he has stood out. The Ohioan belted in for a best of 8.68 and 160 mph in the quarter-mile in his Mustang boasting a Barker Machine and Fab-built 321 cubic-inch small-block Ford and 7675 P...
The Executioner Michael Lewandowski's Fox Mustang terminates modern competitors with a nitrous-injected, pushrod powerplant
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Although his first car was a 71 Ford Mustang, Michael Lewandowski bought his 79 model new straight from the factory when he graduated high school that same year and he's still racing it today. To read the rest of the article, CLICK HERE.
FUELAB Debuts Lifetime Warranty On All Products
FUELAB has launched a Forever Fixed lifetime warranty on all FUELAB branded products, the company announced today. The new warranty covers the original purchaser against all material or workmanship defects for the life of the product. This new coverage is effective immediately and allows the original purchaser to return the product(s) to FUELAB directly for repair or replacement. We make ...
Date Inside 2022 NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at World Wide Technology Raceway
Following the successful NMRA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by Fuelab a few weeks ago, officials from World Wide Technology Raceway and ProMedia Events & Publishing are proud to announce next year's event will happen the weekend of May 12-15, 2022. We had an incredible event from the awesome on-track action to being well-organized on the operations side, that is a t...
Urgent Revised NMRA Schedule/Rule Requirements for St Louis Finals
With the Mid-Season rule adjustments becoming effective as of June 1, 2021, some adjustments have been made to how the NMRA heads-up classes will complete the St. Louis elimination rounds during the next event, the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park, June 10-13, 2021. The NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing final-round participants (Edelbrock Renegade, JDM Engi...
NMRA Tech Committee updates 2021 Renegade and Ford Muscle rules
May 28, 2021 - NMRA Tech Committee updates 2021 Renegade and Ford Muscle rules Today, the NMRA Tech Committee Clarified rules in the following classes: 1. Renegade These changes will take affect after the NMRA Ohio event which includes the final round from the St Louis event. or starting June 14th, 2021. 2. Ford Muscle These changes are affective today May 28, 2021. The 2021 NMRA Class Rules can b...
Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA Power Festival July 22-25 at US 131 Motorsports Park
Arrington Performance has been named title sponsor of the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival and it goes down at US 131 Motorsports Park July 22-25, 2021. The Arrington Performance Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering is the final super-sized event that combines both racing organizations in 2021. It means a lot to our competitors and us to have Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance back as t...
Improve 2011-2018 Ford EcoBoost V6 Performance with Direct-Fit Lava Turbo Heat Shield from Heatshield Products
Owners of the Ford EcoBoost V6 engine can now decrease underhood temperatures while significantly improving turbocharger performance with the direct-fit Lava Turbo Heat Shield from Heatshield Products. The popularity of the Ford EcoBoost V6 is due in large part to its V8 power combined with V6 mileage. However, the factory EcoBoost turbochargers are uninsulated/unshielded, which generates subst...
Design Engineering, Inc. Boom Mat Tape is Finishing Touch for Noise-Blocking & Sound-Damping Projects
Add a finishing touch to any noise-blocking or sound-damping project with versatile Boom Mat Tape from Design Engineering, Inc. Offering the same qualities as Design Engineering, Inc.'s Boom Mat damping material, multipurpose Boom Mat Tape helps reduce vehicle road noise, sound system vibrations, rattles, dashboard plastic-to-plastic chafing and more. It can be used to cover seams, fix leaks a...
NMRA Tech Committee makes 2021 mid-season rule adjustments
May 24, 2021 - NMRA Tech Committee makes 2021 mid-season rule adjustments The NMRA Technical Committee has updated the 2021 class rules in the following classes to reflect mid-season changes. Renegade Limited Street Coyote Stock Factory Stock These rule changes are effective immediately (May 24, 2021). Thanks to everyone for their input on these changes. The 2021 NMRA Class...
Win a Whipple 3.8L Supercharger & Earn Big Payday Click to Find Out How
Do you want to earn a chance to win a Whipple Supercharger The winner of each Mickey Thompson Tires Street Car Challenge in 2021 (three total events) will be entered in a random drawing with the prize being a Whipple 3.8L Gen 5 supercharger! That is a one in three chance to win a blower that is worth up to $9,400 in value. The Street Car Challenge is a unique category that offers a chance to g...
AutoMeter FiTech CAN Gauges Are a Plug and Play Instrumentation Solution
The new AutoMeter FiTech CAN Gauges (model numbers 880828, 880829 and 880890) are a plug and play instrumentation solution for drivers utilizing FiTech's electronic fuel injection and transmission controller systems. Monitor the speedometer, tachometer or water temperature, quickly and conveniently by utilizing the existing FiTech sensors already setup on the vehicle. The FiTech CAN Gauges f...
TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Coming to NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
The second of three special TREMEC Stick Shift Shootouts in 2021 goes down during the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals June 10-13 at Summit Motorsports Park. The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout celebrates power-shifting fun at select Holley NMRA Ford National events with the Quick 8 eliminator on Sunday. NMRA officials will select the quickest 8 Stick Shift racers from the completed QA1 True Street ...
RPM Act successfully reintroduced to Congress Let them hear your voice today!
Today, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2021-2022 session of Congress. The RPM act seeks to clarify some very vague and wide-ranging legislation and enthusiasts need to reach out and let their voices be heard on the topic. Getting involved is super easy to do and takes just a few moments to let your voice be he...
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