Huge Midway in Store for 10th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Event in Commerce, GA, April 5-8, 2018
The 10th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport is always one of the largest events on the NMRA and NMCA series schedule. The 2nd stop of the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals and the NMCA E3 Spark Plugs Muscle Car Nationals series tours, the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals is one of only two events where you can see all the cars and all the stars of both series th...
NMRA Technical Committee Adjusts Steeda Limited Street Rules
In an effort to maintain parity and keep the class growing and developing, the NMRA technical committee made the decision to adjust a few areas of the Steeda Limited Street category. "We said from the beginning we were going to keep a close eye on Limited Street and make swift changes if something appeared to not add up," commented NMRA tech director Lonnie Grim. Effective immediately, the base we...
Three Specialty Showdowns Highlight NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway April 5-8
If you love NMRA and NMCA drag racing then you don't want to miss the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, presented by MAHLE Motorsport, at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, GA, the weekend of April 5-8, 2018. Putting the All-Star in the All-Star Nationals will be three special showdowns for class racers giving bonus cash prizes and bragging rights. The original concept when we combined NMRA and NMCA f...
Race Wrap 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout presented by Steeda
The 2018 NMRA Drag Racing season, presented by Keystone Automotive, debuted with beautiful weather, thousands of spectators, and all of the hot, record-breaking racing that one could want. QA1 True Street took center stage at Bradenton Motorsports Park this weekend, with a record 152 cars entering True Street. At the conclusion of the hotly contested, 16-car eliminator that is the JLT Performance ...
Sunday Coverage 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, Presented By Steeda | Daily Coverage Courtesy Of Edelbrock
The track is hot and the action is, too, here at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Today eliminations begin and the stye is set for the championship points chases. On Saturday, we saw the largest QA1 True Street class in the history of the NMRA with 152 cars entered. After the three runs had been averaged, Randy Seward (pictured above) drove his Calypso Green, twin-turbocharged notchback Mustang to a th...
Saturday Coverage 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda | Daily Coverage Courtesy of Edelbrock
It's go time here at Bradenton Motorsports Park and the racers and fans are lining up to kick off the 2018 NMRA racing season. Today we'll be full hot into qualifying, as well as eliminations for the Watson Racing Cobra Jet Showdown. The UPR Products Car Show is jam-packed today and the hardware on display is impressive to say the least. Marty Quadland spends his summers in Wyoming a...
Friday Coverage 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda | Daily Coverage Courtesy of Edelbrock
It is day two of the 24th annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda and yesterday's test and tune was filled with plenty of action. The talk of the day were the wheelies turned in by Chet Caminita (shown above) with his Steeda Limited Street entry and the dramatic one by Carlos Sobrino. The class comedian wasn't joking around when he put his G-Force Racing Transmission Coyo...
Thursday Coverage 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda | Daily Coverage Courtesy of Edelbrock
Kurt Johnson leads NMRA Starter Jake Green and Dwayne Lang in preparing the Bradenton Motorsports Park for this weekend's Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda. Testing begins at 1:00PM today and qualifying begins tomorrow and there is a huge turnout so far. In addition to the NMRA championship categories and QA1 True Street are an assortment of specialty shootouts like ididit...
Updated (2/26) 2018 Contingency Sponsors
Here are the latest additions to the NMRA contingency program for 2018. Precision Mass Air Flow Sensors (PMAS) will once again be posting for their Mass Air Flow Sensors in six eliminators. Spec Clutches will continue their contingency sponsorship for several classes, while MagnaFuel will be posting for their fuel pumps in most every class. Finally, TREMEC will be posting for eight different trans...
Bradenton and NMRA to Sell Racer/Crew Tickets Wednesday Afternoon to Those Who Arrive Early
There has been a slight but important change to the schedule for racers and crew members arriving at Bradenton Motorsports Park next week. In an effort to speed up the parking process on Thursday, the NMRA and Bradenton Motorsports Park will be selling racer tickets on Wednesday February 28th from 3-6PM in the 'stacking lot adjacent to the track. This will greatly expedite the parking process on ...
Stacking, Parking and Gate Information for Bradenton
Below is a daily schedule of Parking and Gate information and Instructions. Wednesday, March 1st 1. 8AM OVERNIGHT - Stacking in Parking Lot west of the track. (See map for entry and stacking row instructions) Thursday, March 2nd GATE OPENS: 9AM 7PM 8:00 AM NMRA Will Call and Credential/Ticket sales opens in stacking lot 9:00 AM RACER GATE OPENS. A. Empty stack...
UPR Products Returns in '18 as NMRA Car Show Sponsor
UPR Products, one of the nation's largest manufacturers and distributors of aftermarket performance Mustang parts, has renewed its sponsorship of the NMRA Car Show. Whether you've got an original vintage Ford, a restomod Mustang, a power-packed SVT, a new Mustang, or anything in between, there's a class for your Ford in the UPR Car Show, and a shot at the grand prize, a beautiful best of show a...
Class Shootouts Scheduled for All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway
The 10th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Shootout presented by MAHLE Motorsport, at Atlanta Dragway, will once again feature special class shootouts for racers of Open Comp from both organizations as well as the Sealed Stock Showdown, featuring the best racers from Chevrolet Performance Stock and Coyote Stock. New this year is a Street Outlaw Shootout, which promises to be one heck of a show. This ra...
Updated (2/16) Contingency Sponsor List
As we draw closer to the NMRA season opening event, more manufacturers are pledging their support to our racers. Joining the program this week are: FAST EFI and FAST Ignition, posting in almost all classes. TCI Torque Converters in five classes. DeatchWerks is posting for their injectors is posting across the board for the exception of Coyote Stock. Race Star Wheels is posting for all index classe...
Cobra Jet's 50th Coming to Summit Motorsports Park
ProMedia Events has been selected to host the 50th Anniversary Ford Performance Parts Cobra Jet Reunion at its NMCA All-American Nationals event at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 23-26, 2018. Presented by Tasca Ford and TascaParts.com, this once-in-a-lifetime special event is open to all Ford vehicles powered by the iconic Cobra Jet engine combination. Cobra Jet vehicles, includi...
QA1 and Richmond Gear Retain Class Sponsorships in 2018
Richmond Gear and QA1 have both announced they will be renewing their NMRA class sponsorships in 2018. Richmond Gear, a leading manufacturer of ring and pinion sets and transmissions will continue their support of the Factory Stock class, while QA1, which produces suspension components and shocks for many street, strip and performance vehicles will continue their sponsorship of the True Street cla...
Straight from the Streets ididit Outlaw True Street adds Saturday Evening excitement to NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton, Florida
Straight off the streets and right on to Bradenton Motorsports Park'some of the baddest street-legal Mustangs take to the strip during the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda, March 1-4, 2018. ididit, the steering column specialists, will presented Outlaw True Street, a No Time street/race category that will run on Saturday evening, March 3rd.It's a special street car challe...
ARP to Sponsor Open Comp in 2018
Automotive Racing Parts (ARP), known across the globe as the leading manufacturer and supplier of automotive fasteners will be sponsoring the NMRA Open Comp class in 2018. ARP Open Comp is a unique class which combines handicapped index racing, with a one-tenth of a second breakout rule and .500 pro tree.
Race Star Wheels Sponsors the Ford Muscle Class in '18
Race Star Wheels, a manufacturer of high-performance alloy wheels for cars, trucks and a variety of racing vehicles, has announced they will be sponsoring the highly competitive Ford Muscle class in the NMRA this season. Based in Kansas City, Race Star manufactures a number of different wheels, which can be seen across the racing spectrum as well as on many different late model and classic cars.
2018 Contingency Update (2/9)
This week many more companies have joined in the 2018 NMRA Contingency program. Added to the growing list are: Steeda Autosports, which is posting for 10 different products, Mickey Thompson Tire and Wheels, which is posting in all classes, Vortech Superchargers, posting in both Street Outlaw and Xtreme Street. UPR Products will post for their Pro Series Suspension(s). Oliver Racing Parts is postin...
Hellion Turbo Coyote Shootout Set to Compete at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
The Coyote takeover of the Ford street legal market is nearly complete and leading the charge are the turbocharged Mustangs. NMRA and Keystone Automotive are pleased to announce that it will continue to showcase some of the wildest and baddest turbocharged modern Mustangs on the planet. Sponsored by Hellion Turbo, the Turbo Coyote Shootout boosts into action March 1-4, 2018, during the 24th Annu...
Aerospace Components Continues Winner Circle Sponsorship in 2018
Aerospace Components, Inc., and the NMRA have announced that for the eighth consecutive year, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based company will once again be sponsoring the NMRA Winner's Circle and year-end awards ceremony. The Aerospace Components Winner's Circle allows racers, crew members and fans to celebrate together after a long weekend of racing; something company President, Kim Kussy, view...
VP Racing Fuels Official Fuel of the NMRA Extends Contract Through 2020
VP Racing Fuels has signed a three-year agreement with the NMRA to continue as the Official Fuel and Traction Compound of the NMRA. The agreement extends the San Antonio, Texas-based fuel, lubricants and traction compound company official sponsorship through the 2020 racing season. This is a huge deal for the NMRA and our racers, said NMRA President and CEO Steve Wolcott. VP Racing Fuels has...
Keystone Automotive Operations Enters 12th Year as NMRA Series Sponsor
Entering its 20th year of operation, the NMRA and Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., announces that the Exeter, Pennsylvania-based performance parts distributor will enter its 12th year as series title sponsor of the NMRA All-Ford Drag Racing Series. This continues one of the longest running series title sponsorships in all motorsports. The train keeps rolling, said NMRA President and CEO,...
Arndt and Mitchell Continue Collaboration for 2018 Race Season
Soon after securing a third place finish in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade points in 2016, Adam Arndt turned his Mustang over to friend and fellow racer Brian Mitchell and then flew to the Middle East to serve as a firefighter for the United States Air Force. Even though Brian had bought his original Fox body Mustang, Wizard 1, back from the person who had bought the car a few years ago, it was going...
Sponsors Continue to Renew for 2018
NMRA Class sponsors, Detroit Locker Truck, G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock, and ROUSH Performance Super Stang have all renewed sponsorships for the 2018 season. G-Force Racing Transmissions, manufacturers of high-competitive manual transmissions continues as the Coyote Stock class sponsor as the Super Stang class will continue to display the livery of ROUSH Performance, one of the mos...
PowershiftinTREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Grows Bigger & Racer Appreciation Party Announced
PowershiftinTREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Grows Bigger & Racer Appreciation Party Announced Entering its sixth season of NMRA competition, the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout power-shifts its way to an even bigger 2018. Coming March 1-4, 2018 at Bradenton Motorsports Park, the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout celebrates the Quick 8 and rewards the first 25 stick-shift equipped QA1 True Street entries ...
2018 Contingency List Continues to Grow (Groundhog Day Update)
More companies are registering as contingency sponsors as we move closer to the beginning of the 2018 season. This week we're happy to announce the addition of: Trick Flow Specialties, Richmond Gear, PowerTrax, Baer Brakes, MagnaFlow Exhaust as well as Exedy Racing Clutch. Trick Flow will be posting in eight classes for racers running their heads and manifolds, while Richmond Gear will post in ...
Steeda Autosports to Sponsor New Limited Street Class
Steeda Autosports, one of the nations most respected names in the world of high-performance aftermarket products for Mustangs and other Ford vehicles, joins the NMRA this year as class sponsor of the new Limited Street class one of the most talked about classes to join the NMRA circuit since the addition of Coyote Stock. Steeda Autosport Limited Street is a heads-up, power-adder, small-tire clas...
MAHLE Motorsport Renews All-Star Nationals Sponsorship
ProMedia is happy to announce that MAHLE Motorsport will once again be the presenting sponsor of the upcoming NMRA/NMRA All-Star Nationals held at Atlanta Dragway April 5-8. Since 2000, MAHLE Motorsport North America has positioned itself as a leading supplier of forged racing pistons and rings, supplying teams in most every top racing series in North America and abroad by supplying cutting edg...
NMRA NEWS Special Race Classes to Be Featured at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
Every Ford fan in the world knows that the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Steeda Autosports, is an insane, horsepower-infused Blue Oval spectacle that takes place each year at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. This year's 24th annual event, the weekend of March 1-4, 2018, will continue the time-honored tradition with 2,000hp VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaws, ...
VP Racing Fuels, Edelbrock and ProCharger Renew Class Sponsorships in '18
We're pleased to announce that VP Racing Fuels, Edelbrock and ProCharger, all longstanding partners with the NMRA, will be continuing there support of the series in 2018 through their sponsorship of the fastest classes in the organization. VP Racing Fuels, a supplier of race fuel, lubricants and traction compounds, has renewed as Street Outlaw sponsor. Edelbrock, one of the nation's leading man...
January 26th Update to 2018 Contingency Sponsors
The 2018 NMRA contingency list has been updated as of today (1/26). We're happy to announce many new additions this week. Quick Fuel Technology once again joins the NMRA posting in a number of different categories for their carburetors and fuel pumps while MSD, a long standing supporter of the NMRA is posting in most every class with either their 5.0L ignition coils, or the Power Grid. Holley cont...
Vortech Superchargers Becomes Presenting Sponsor of Maple Grove Race
Vortech Superchargers is teaming up with the NMRA as presenting sponsor of the Ford Motorsport Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway this coming May. Based in Oxnard, Calif., Vortech has been the power adder of choice for many competitive and championship teams in the NMRA as well as many other drag racing organizations and classes. This continued commitment to the NMRA is again illustrated through the...
CJ Pony Parts to Sponsor Ford Motorsport Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway
The NMRA is pleased to announce that CJ Pony Parts, one of the oldest Mustang parts and accessories retailers in the country, will be sponsoring the Ford Motorsport Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. CJ Pony Parts has been supplying aftermarket parts and accessories for Mustangs for over 30-years and sits on a 7-acre campus in Harrisburg, Pa., featuring a combined 63,000 square feet of office an...
Coyote Modified Driver Joe Guertin Switching Gears for 2018
While Joe Guertin had competed in NMRA ProCharger Coyote Modified for the past three years, he's making a move to NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street this year. And, when he's not laying down laps in that highly competitive category, he'll head to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade, Ultra Street and Duck X Productions races. I enjoyed racing in Coyote Modified, but making changes to my combination to race in...
NMCA/NMRA News Kurt Johnson Continues as Competition Director, Jake Green Named Official Starter
As NMRA and NMCA sanctioning bodies come off record-breaking seasons in 2017, the staff and racing community are excited for the arrival of the 2018 competitions that kick off at Bradenton Motorsports Park in the opening weeks of March. Racers, sponsors, and fans will be happy to note that Kurt Johnson of Total Venue Concepts continues on the NMRA/NMCA team as Competition Director. Additionally, J...
Nitto Continues NMRA Support
We're pleased to announce that Nitto Tire will continue their commitment to the NMRA for the 2018 season. The high-performance street, strip and off-road tire manufacturer remains aligned with the NMRA as title sponsors of the Spring Break Shootout held the first weekend of March in Bradenton, Fla., the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing held July 26-29 in Joliet, Ill., and the All-Ford World ...
JLT Performance to Present the 24th Annual Spring Break Shootout Class at the NMRA Season Opener
The NMRA Ford Nationals, the #1 all-Ford motorsports show in the U.S., is pleased to announce that JLT Performance is returning as the sponsor of the popular Spring Break Shootout race, contested during the NMRA Ford Nationals season-opening event at Bradenton Motorsports Park, March 1-4, 2018. We are proud to be sponsoring the Spring Break Shoot out again this year. The fact that these cars a...
Sign Up Racer Text Messenger System Continues in 2018
Last summer, NMRA officials rolled out the Racer Text Message System as a means to communicate better with racers. This valuable tool is used to announce scheduling updates, staging lane calls, weather alerts, driver meetings, and much more through an event weekend. The Racer Text Message System will become even more valuable as we enter 2018. We encourage all racers and crews to sign up for th...
2018 NMRA Rules Update
The 2018 racing season is rapidly approaching and the rules have been locked-in for the NMRA 20th Anniversary Tour. After months of feedback and discussions with racers and manufacturers, the NMRA Technical Committee is pleased to have remained very consistent with the racing packages from the start of the process back in October, only requiring minor tweaks to create parity and/or keep up with te...
ROUSH Performance F-250 Named Official Truck of NMRA
Santa Ana, CA (January 9, 2018) The NMRA Drag Racing Series is proud to announce that the ROUSH Performance F-250 has been named the Official Truck of the NMRA, expanding ROUSH's involvement with the number one all-Ford motorsport series as the company is also the class sponsor of Super Stang and offers contingency prize money for winner and runner-up finishers utilizing certain ROUSH Performance ...
Al Davis Aiming For NMRA Steeda Limited Street
While Al Davis had been racing in NMRA QA1 True Street, Roush Performance Super Stang and Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle, he's preparing his 2011 Mustang for NMRA Steeda Limited Street in 2018. The heads-up category designed for small block Ford, Modular and Coyote combinations with single power-adders in 1954 and newer Ford-bodied vehicles debuted and was featured at one event in 2017, but...
Rick Erdman Switching To Steeda Limited Street in 900+ hp HP Tuners/Amazon Racing Solutions Mustang
Rick Erdman, owner of Amazon Racing Solutions (ATS) in North Carolina, plans to make the switch from Roush Performance Super Stang over to NMRA's newest heads-up category Steeda Limited Street with his mid-900 hp 2015 Ford Mustang. With a car pushing almost 1,000-horsepower, it's difficult to be competitive in a bracket-style race when your car runs 9's and the car in the other lane is a 14.5 ...
2017 NMRA Champions Crowned, Top 10 Honored, & Special Guests Recognized | Presented by Nitto Tire
The NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series locked down the 2017, officially, last night by honoring its 10 champions, Top 10 finishers, and specially recognized members of the NMRA community. The NMRA Awards Ceremony is a 19-year tradition, held on Friday evening of the Performance Racing Industry Show (PRI Show), located at Indianapolis, Indiana. Each champion received a prestigious Nitto Tire Diamond ...
20th Anniversary NMRA Series Tour Schedule
The National Mustang Racers Association (NMRA) is proud to announce its official schedule for its 20th Anniversary series tour in 2018. The largest all-Ford motorsport series features an exciting line-up of drag racing classes, car shows and special events. The 2018 NMRA Ford Nationals series includes six events starting with the 24th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Stee...
Save the Date 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion August 23-26, 2018
Get out your your calendar and be sure to schedule a very important weekend for a must attend event for all Cobra Jet enthusiasts and fans. ProMedia Events is pleased to announce it is working with several major partners to produce the exclusive 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion at its NMCA All-American Nationals event at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 23-26, 2018. Presented ...

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