Nothing beats the thrill of launching your car down the drag strip. G-forces pin you back in the seat, you're grabbing gears, and need every advantage to stay ahead of the competition and keep your car under control
About the same time that Joseph “JJ” Jones realized life was rushing by way too quickly, he also realized the NMRA had started offering the Jr. Street class at its events – and the timing of the two epiphanies was the perfect reason for him and his son, Justin Jones, to put together a car they could share in the series.
From three-wheel ATVs to dirt bikes, go karts, open-wheel modifieds, and a variety of asphalt race cars, Jason Dietsch has been there and raced that. Today, his motorsport of choice is drag racing, and that’s great news for anyone involved in the Red Line Oil NMCA and/or Holley NMRA Drag Racing Series.
Ford trucks are commonplace at NMRA and NMCA events, not only in the pits as tow vehicles, but on track in True Street and in the Truck and Suv class. Owners are quick to modify their Ford trucks, using blowers, turbos and other modifications for power and traction.
While the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals Presented by Scott's Trailer Sales has long been a fixture on the calendar of Ford fans across the country, the addition of the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival turned the Blue Oval transformed the NMRA season finale into the Ford event of the year.
No matter the engine combination, one of the more fun components to select is the intake manifold. The intake manifold is a key piece of the horsepower puzzle as plenum size and runner length help define the power curve of the engine.
For many years, Stifflers has been a popular brand with Ford performance enthusiasts and racers. The line of great products just keeps growing, from suspension to the excellent driveshaft safety loops that Stifflers developed.
Saleen Automotive, the Southern California vehicle manufacturer founded by legendary racing driver and vehicle builder, Steve Saleen, debuted its 2024 302 White Label model at the LeMay Automobile Museum in Tacoma, WA, on November 16, 2023.
Fox Mustangs remain as popular as ever with both street and racing enthusiasts, and the aftermarket is still churning out part after part to support the platform. If you think about it, though, ‘90s-era Mustangs are over 30 years old, and not all of those aftermarket parts age so gracefully.
Valvetrain is one of the most important parts of any engine combination. Selecting the correct cam, lifters, springs, retainers, rockers and valves is critical for both performance and durability. One way to ensure max power and performance is with Erson Cams new cutting-edge line of Titanium Racing Valves.
Beginning January 1st, 2024, A head and neck restraint device/system meeting SFI 38.1 is mandatory for any vehicle running 150 mph or faster for 1/4 or 1/8 mile or running 7.49 (1/4 Mile) or 4.49 (1/8 Mile) E.T. or quicker or by class requirements.
This past weekend, Ford enthusiasts headed south for the popular Accufab Mod Nationals presented by Suncoast Performance. The event centers around Blue Oval Modular- and Coyote-powered vehicles from stock to some capable of 6s at over 200 mph in the quarter-mile.
Since it’s inception in 1964, the Ford Mustang has been a sports car that suits the needs of many enthusiasts. From daily drivers to track super stars, Mustang is capable, and often a winning, performer.
Although Stainless Works now manufactures its industry-leading stainless steel exhaust systems and headers for many different makes and models, the Ohio-based company was founded with a focus on Ford Thunderbird and Chevrolet Corvette applications.
From fuel pumps, fuel filters, tanks, pressure regulators and a wide variety of other high-performance parts, Aeromotive offers something for just about everyone in the NMCA and NMRA drag racing series.
Take a quick look at the most consistent winners in the Red Line Oil NMCA Drag Racing series and the Holley NMRA Drag Racing series and a common thread begins to emerge; many of the most successful racers in both series rely on Manley parts to help find the winner’s circle.
Although longtime NMRA True Street competitor Matt Caldwell had already earned his NHRA competition license, he tried to score his pilot’s license, too, when his 1986 Ford Mustang GT took flight and lifted all four wheels off the ground during an epic wheelie at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Muscle Car Drag Racing on May 4-7, 2023.
Many NMRA and NMCA drag racers rely on a high-performance automatic transmission. The harsh environment of the drag strip requires high-quality fluid and that’s why racers choose Red Line Oil Racing lubricants.
Rising to the occasion and overcoming challenges has been a lifelong source of inspiration for Tripp Carter, better known as the “Chicken Man.” After conquering the NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Car category, Carter turned his attention to NMRA Coyote Stock and quickly made his presence known.