2017 NMRA Signature Award Winners
Each year the NMRA recognizes a select group of individuals who have supported the series with outstanding sportsmanship and contribution. This year's Signature Award Winners are: Barbara Leslie Bobby Barrick Nelson Whitlock - Evolution Performance Fred Cook - Evolution Performance Russell Stone Tim Matherly Jason Lee Chris BoostedGT Hamilton Charlie Booze, Jr. These individuals ...
Eaton's Performance Payout Puts Cash In Your Pocket, Traction On The Road
Power management company Eaton is announcing a rebate of up to $70 on many of its popular performance differentials in a promotion that runs through the end of 2017. The Performance Payout rebate applies to purchases of the Eaton ELocker , Detroit Truetrac and Eaton Posi differentials from November 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. Eaton has a proud history of supplying dependable and durab...
Project Car Update Pure Evils Goes 9.17 at 147 mph, Becomes Quickest & Fastest Naturally Aspirated Coyote
It began nearly a year ago, Race Pages kicked off a new project vehicle with the intention of building the quickest and fastest Naturally Aspirated Coyote drag car. We teamed up with former NMRA champion Mike Washington to create the Pure Evil project car, a 1993 Mustang LX. In that time, Race Pages worked with several manufacturers and NMRA championship winning engine builder Rich Gro...
ProMedia Reorganizes Magazine and Media Division
Santa Ana, Calif. (October 25, 2017) Recently, Promedia Events & Publishing successfully launched an exciting new digital property called Race Pages Digital. The new webzine is designed to reach racers and enthusiasts who prefer receive their content digitally. It features the same journalistic and photographic values and quality that ProMedia has become known for over the last 20 years. As...
Kelly Shotwell's Street Car Success in Steeda Autosports Limited Street
The 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals at Bowling Green, Kentucky's Beech Bend Raceway Park hosted the first-ever NMRA Steeda Autosports Limited Street competition, and the bragging rights for making history as the inaugural winner of the class were earned by NMRA newbie Kelly Shotwell. Shotwell, who hails from Carlisle, Ohio, originally came to the event with intentions of simply bei...
From Wreck to Success, Larry Albright Comes Full Circle
The QA1 True Street category is one that's usually known for its assortment of spectacular street cars, not spectacular wrecks. Larry Albright managed to combine the two while racing at the 2016 NMRA season opener in Bradenton, Florida, when his 91 Ford Mustang rolled over but he has since come full circle. Albright, who has been a member of the NMRA community for over a decade, had just finis...
2017 Awards Ceremony to be Held December 8th
The 2017 NMRA All-Ford Nationals annual awards ceremony will be held Friday evening December 8th in the Sagamore Ballroom at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. The ceremony, presented by Aerospace Components, will begin with a cocktail reception at 7:30 with the awards ceremony starting promptly at 8:30 PM. Admission is free of charge and is open to drivers, crew, sponsors,...
Awards Nominations Are Complete: Time to Vote
IT'S TIME TO VOTE! Each year the NMRA hands out special awards for individuals that displayed exemplary performance, sportsmanship, and dedication to NMRA throughout the season. These people, along with the Top Ten racers in each class, will be recognized at the NMRA Awards Ceremony at the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Indiana. ONLY NMRA MEMBERS ARE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE. ...
2017 Season Final Points Posted
Our thanks to drivers, crew, family. friends, fans and sponsors for another great year of NMRA All-Ford Drag Racing. The season is over and to see points for all classes click HERE.
Now Accepting 2018 Rule Requests
The NMRA would like to kick-off the 2018 rules discussion in an effort to serve you better. With that in mind, Please submit rule requests for the 2018 NMRA drag racing series by October 22, 2017. Our Tech Department, headed by Lonnie Grim, will begin evaluating those requests to help form the 2018 Preliminary Rules for next season. We value all of your input and while not all requests are granted...
Factory Stock Rule Announcement
In an effort to address durability and transmission availability concerns in Factory Stock, the NMRA Technical Committee will be adding the following transmissions for 2018. G-Force G101A, GF4A Approved Gear Ratios 2.933, 1.867, 1.333, 1.000 3.000, 1.870, 1.340, 1.000 3.173, 1.960, 1.346, 1.000 3.252, 2.009, 1.380, 1.000 3.300, 2.100, 1.406, 1.000 Jerico DR4 - Liberty...
Coyote Stock Rule Announcement
Last year on October 12, 2016, the NMRA Tech Committee announced the transition from the Gen 1 Ford Performance Coyote 5.0 to the Gen 2 model (P/N M-6007-M50SA). It included provisions for two different weights in 2017 and the minimum weight was to be equalized for 2018. As outlined in that press release nearly a year ago, the 2018 season will include a single minimum weight for both the Gen 1 and...
20th Anniversary NMRA Series Tour Schedule Announced
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...
That's a Wrap at the 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
That's all she wrote for the 2017 NMRA Keystone Automotive drag racing series! The action has officially concluded after a great weekend of racing and records at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The forecast early on promised perfect weather, and Mother Nature didn't disappoint. Awesome conditions combined with the hope of winning a championship had every racer on the property p...
Sunday Coverage 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY! It's race day and it's anyone's guess as to who will get the win in each category today. Will the heavy-hitters bring it home, or will an underdog snatch the victory Stick with us as we bring you coverage and results all day long, then celebrate our newly-crowned champions in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle as we conclude the 2017 NMRA Keystone Automotive drag rac...
Saturday Coverage 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
It's going to be a fantastic day here at Beech Bend Raceway, and if you're in driving distance, you'll want to be here. The pits are packed and we welcomed a record 97 cars to the QA1 True Street ranks with even more expected today we just might eclipse the all-time record of 145 and break that 150 mark, which will trigger the True Street double purse option that the NMRA has up for grabs this wee...
Friday Coverage 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
Ladies and gentlemen, today is the day. We're on track to get on track literally with the 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at 10am, and we're looking at a record-setting car count! It should be an epic weekend with championships on the line, and we'll keep you posted as things pan out with news, results, and more. Just a week ago in Indianapolis, NMRA Street Outlaw points lea...
Thursday Coverage 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
The gates have been cracked open for the 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals and it is sure to be a big one. The weather forecast is amazing, especially considering the troubles the past few years. Championships are being chased, multiple records are expected to be crushed, and a fun time is to be had by all as a record number of cars are filing in through the gates. Check out RacePa...
James Webb's New Family-Focused Coyote Stock Build
Written by Ainsley Jacobs When James Webb's son, Cru, was born almost 17 years ago, he voluntarily made the decision to sell his car and focus on being a father and husband instead. Now that Cru is grown, Webb is getting back into the swing of things and taking the rest of the family along for the ride. Hailing from Parma, Ohio, Webb picked up his 87 Mustang nearly a decade ago. I'm the se...
King of the Hill Specialty Mustangs Face-off, Who Will Win Terminator, Shelby GT500, or Turbo Coyote
It was just a three short years ago when Justin Burcham and Frank Yee lined up against each other to close out the 2014 Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals. Both racers stood on top of their respective categories, Burcham won the Hellion Turbo Coyote Shootout, while Yee was the victor in VMP Performance Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout. They put on a memorable show for the fans as Yee returned to L...
UPR Products to Sponsor Modular Xtreme at the at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
The weekend of Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017, will witness the invasion of the baddest Modular and Coyote powered Mustangs on the planet at the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Come out to Beech Bend Raceway to see UPR Products Modular Xtreme and be a part of the ultimate Blue Oval slugfest that is the All-Ford World Finals. Modular Xtreme was created to give the wildest...
Largest Manufacturers Midway of the Year Planned for the NMRA All-Ford World Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
Each year the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, features the largest manufacturers midway of the year...and this year's no exception! Be sure to hit the ATM on your way to the track Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017, for great deals on the parts you need for your Mustang or Ford. Have an all-new Ford Mustang If so be sure to enter QA1 True Street or t...
UPDATED RULES TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Announced at at the NMRA World Street Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
UPDATED RULES Top 8 yes, EIGHT manual-equipped vehicles in QA1 True Street will race heads-up for the chance at winning a Tremec transmission their choice! The eliminations will go down on Sunday morning, beginning around 10:30AM. TREMEC is all about gear bang n manual performance and NMRA is pleased to announce that the final Stick Shift Shootout of the year will take place at the Nitto Tire ...
2017 Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted
It's time to nominate deserving NMRA racers and crew for the annual NMRA Ford Nationals Awards. Deadline for nominations is October 4th, and will not be accepted after this time. NO EXCEPTIONS! For everyone's convenience, use the above link to find the nomination form. The form is >>HERE<< Thank you in advance for sending your nominations. We appreciate your participation in...
Terminator/GT500 Shootout Set to Compete at the NMRA World Street Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
The Terminator / GT500 rivalry goes back many years and is as heated today as never before! If you're a Terminator or GT500 enthusiast then you won't want to miss the Nitto Tire sponsored NMRA All-Ford World Finals, which will take place at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the weekend of Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017. It's only fitting that the #1 all-Ford Motorsport show in the U.S. ...
Livernois Motorsports EcoBoost Battle Featured at the at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
As EcoBoost performance grows and engine builders tap the awesome performance of Ford's small displacement turbocharged engine more and more racers are taking them to the track. NMRA and Keystone Automotive have teamed up with Livernois Motorsports for the third year in a row to bring you the EcoBoost Battle, a class exclusively designed for Ford's EcoBoost-powered vehicles! What better venue...
Turbo Coyote Shootout Set to Compete at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
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. Presented by Hellion Turbo, the Turbo Coyote Shootout will be a featured class during the 19th Annual Nitto Tire...
NMRA Rule Clarifications September 13, 2017
The NMRA Technical Committee made a clutch rule Clarification/Adjustment yesterday in G-Force Racing Transmission Coyote Stock and Richmond Gear Factory Stock. The rule clarification was necessary due to several inquiries regarding a component that would be legal without the clarification, but disrupt the balance of the category. In an effort to eliminate the new component, the committee clarified...
Nitto Tire Racer Appreciation Party Planned for the NMRA World Finals
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that Nitto Tire will once again sponsor a special Friday evening Racer Appreciation Party at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals this weekend at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This traditional party takes place on Friday, September 30th, from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm and all racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited to attend.C...
ididit, Inc. Outlaw True Street Featured at NMRA All-Ford World Finals
Watch as the baddest and most recognized Mustang street racers converge on Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the weekend of Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017, for the insane Blue Oval party that is the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals. ididit, Inc., the steering column specialists, will once again present Outlaw True Street, a special race category that will run on Saturday evening, Sep...
NMRA Limited Street Invitational Shootout Purse Announced
NMRA's new Limited Street class set to debut at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway Park, September 28-October 1 Santa Ana, Calif. The NMRA Competition Department is pleased to announce the payout for the Limited Street Shootout to be held at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway Park later this month. This exciting single power adder class is designed for smal...
Street Outlaws BoostedGT takes on Bobby Ducote at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals
This year's Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals will once again be off the hook crazy with Blue Oval heads-up drag racing, special events, and celebrity appearances from Street Outlaws BoostedGT and Bobby Ducote! Boosted and Bobby will both be set-up on the midway all day Saturday, September 30th, and they have challenged each other to a best 2 out of 3 match race for ultimate NMRA bragging r...
NMRA All-Ford World Finals Thursday Test & Tune Announced (September 28th)
NMRA will once again offer a full Thursday Test & Tune (September 28) open to All-Ford World Finals competitors. The largest Blue Oval street car drag racing event of the year, the 19th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals takes place at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the weekend of September 28 - October 1, 2017. The NMRA All-Ford World Finals features championship c...
Largest NMRA Car Show of the Year on Deck for the All-Ford World Finals Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
Each year the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, features the largest UPR Products sponsored car show of the year! Watch as over 500 late-model Mustangs & Fords converge on beautiful Beech Bend Raceway to fill up the green grass with a sea of colors and horsepower. Modern Mustangs vintage Mustangs this event has them all. Be sure to bring ...
Special Race Classes to Be Featured at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals
Every Ford fan in the world knows that the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals is THE must attend event of the year as Blue Oval insanity reigns supreme in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This year's 18th annual event the weekend of Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016, will be off the hook crazy with NMRA heads-up drag racing, special events, and celebrity appearances from Street Outlaws Boosted GT and Mike Muri...
Street Outlaw Driver Jacky McCarty Jumping into 2016 Mustang GT
While we're used to watching NMCA and NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw standout Jacky McCarty wheel his Fox body Mustang down track, he's preparing to climb into a 2016 Mustang GT. The car features a 25.2 chrome moly chassis built by his company, McCarty Performance, with help from Mag's Fab Worx and Richard Markem. Power will be provided by a ProLine-built 455ci LS engine built on a bille...
Workin 9 to 5 What a Way to Make a Winning! Team NMRA Gets the Win at the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
After Team NMCA took home the Super Bowl win in 2016, Team NMRA was back with a vengeance and ready to fight it out at the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, presented by Precision Turbo at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, on July 28-30, 2017. The weather was perfect with not a single drop of rain all weekend, and as the records began to fall, the pressur...
Sunday Coverage 12th Annual NNMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, presented by Precision Turbo
Last night's elimination rounds ran under the lights here at Route 66 Raceway, and we saw everything from new records to underdog victories. Today is shaping up nicely already - the sun is shining and the forecast looks great. Eliminations will continue first thing, and then we'll move in to the highly-anticipated Super Bowl portion of the event where Team NMRA and Team NMCA will battle head-to-he...
Saturday Coverage 12th Annual NNMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, presented by Precision Turbo
As we roll into the second day of this three-day event at Route 66 Raceway, things are hurriedly heating up, and while drivers of the NMRA and NMCA are playing nicely in their respective series for now, winners in each on Sunday will form Team NMRA and Team NMCA and race in a run-off to determine which team wins and which drivers leave the track with a highly coveted Nitto Diamond Tree Ring. While...
Friday Coverage 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, presented by Precision Turbo
We're here, and team NMRA is ready to swing for the fences. After NMCA won the Super Bowl shootout in 2016, the Ford folks are chomping at the bit to bring the honors back home to blue oval territory. The 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag racing will officially begin shortly, as qualifying at Joliet, Illinois' Route 66 Raceway is just moments away. Among the dri...
Thursday Coverage 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, presented by Precision Turbo
Preparations, move-in, and tech inspection is underway as the 12th annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing. Test and tune is scheduled to begin at 1PM, followed by the Nitto Tire Racer Appreciation party. This weekend is the long-awaited debut of the supercharged car out of the Manny Buginga camp. The new VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw entry features a DiSomma Racing ...
Johnson to Drive Dold's Factory Stocker at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl
In a 1997 Thunderbird, Shawn Johnson blasted to mid-9s in NMRA Aerospace Components Open Comp in his first year competing in the series in 2001. He cruised to the class championship the following year, but wanting to high-tail it to heads-up competition, he moved to a 1999 Mustang Cobra in 2004 and earned a championship in Richmond Gear Factory Stock in 2005 and 2006 with a 4-Valve and manual t...
Largest Midway of the Year Scheduled for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois, July 27-30
The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by Precision Turbo is the most recognized street car motorsport event on the planet and it always features the largest manufacturers midway of the year. The action begins on Thursday, July 27, and culminates on Sunday, July 30, when Team NMRA's class champions take on team NMCA's winners in the all-out slugfest we like to ca...
New NMRA Racer Text Messaging Program Now Available
  We are pleased to introduce a new text messaging program that will allow us to communicate better with each of you during any NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing Series events. If you would like to receive text messages during the event that include schedule updates, staging lanes calls and various other event related updates below are detailed instructions on how opt-in or opt-out. There is n...
Roeben Ready for Street Outlaw Debut at NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl
While Gary Roeben had been racing a 1999 Mustang GT powered by a turbocharged small-block Ford in X275 across the country, he debuted a 2004 Mustang Cobra at No Mercy in Georgia last fall. Built by Chad Epperson of London Chassis Dyno in Kentucky to accommodate the driver who is six feet and eight inches tall, the car features a BES-built 400ci small-block Ford on a steel Dart block topped with...
Racer Appreciation Parties in Store for NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, IL
ProMedia Events is pleased to announce that there are two Racer Appreciation Parties in store for the upcoming Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing event, which takes place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. This extra special event is billed as the "Super Bowl" because the NMRA class champions will take on the NMCA class win...
NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Thursday Test & Tune Announced (July 27)
For the first time NMRA/NMCA will offer a full Thursday Test & Tune (July 27) to all Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing competitors. The largest street car drag racing event of the year, the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by Precision Turbo takes place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL, the weekend of July 27-30, 2017. This is one of onl...
Cullember Coming for NMRA Factory Stock
After tearing it up in NMRA Pure Street for nearly 13 years, Ron Cullember is preparing to make the move to NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock. He has pulled the 311ci pushrod powerplant from the 1990 Mustang in which he was motoring to 9.70s, and will replace it with a Rich Groh Racing Engines-massaged Coyote powerplant featuring stock heads and intake. He'll swap his carburetor for a stock f...
NMRA Coyote Stock Rule Announcement
From: NMRA Competition Department, General Manager Rollie Miller   The NMRA tech department has implemented the following Coyote Stock tune procedure effective immediately and will be implemented at the NMRA/NMCA Super bowl in Joliet IL.   At each event, every Coyote Stock entry's ECM will be flashed with the NMRA / FORD Coyote Stock Class Competition tune during initial Tech...
19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals Shootout Line-Up
The biggest Mustang and Ford race of the year, the 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals, September 28 October 1 2017 at Beech Bend Raceway, is going to be jam packed with excitement. The ten NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series championship categories will conclude that weekend, deciding champions in record-setting fashion. In addition to those thrilling categories will be several speci...

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