Saturday Coverage 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports
After an unseasonably chilly (and windy) day yesterday, we're expecting both the temperatures and the racing to heat up today. We'll be starting the final qualifying rounds shortly, and then we'll move straight into eliminations. Stay tuned for more updates! One of the unique features of the All-Star Nationals is the inclusion of the NMCA categories, of which includes Pro Modified. One of the t...
Friday Coverage 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports
The track here Atlanta Dragway is going hot at 10am this morning and the cool, sunny weather should prove favorable for fast elapsed times. We'll start the day with the first round of qualifying for NMCA/NMRA Open Comp and continue with the rest of the index classes before jumping into the heads-up categories around noon.   A special feature of this weekend's event is the 2nd Annual NMR...
Thursday Coverage 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports
The gates burst open on Thursday, the first day of the 9th annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports. It is the first "combo" race of the year as both NMRA and NMCA sanctioning bodies are run simultaneously. Last month the NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series kicked off in a big way with record performances, record fields, and record crowds for the Spring Break Shootout, held ...
Atlanta Dragway Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information
Wednesday, April 5th 8AM OVERNIGHT - Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated areas (see map) and follow signs to proper areas for stacking   Thursday, April 6th 9AM Vendor and Racer Gates Open 7 PM - Racer Gate Closes. (remains open overnight for already credentialed folks only) 7 PM OVERNIGHT - Stacking in Parking Lot west of the track. (See map for entry and stac...
Polivka to Debut El Jefe 2.0 at NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals
After driving his 2013 Boss 302 Mustang to a 7.88, three wins and a second place finish in NMRA ProCharger Coyote Modified points in 2016, Jeff Polivka is positioning himself for even more success this year. He began by delivering his car to Dennis MacPherson at DMC Racing in Halifax, Massachusetts in early December, where its previous cage was replaced with a custom 25.3 cage, and a rear suspe...
Info About I-85 Closure in Atlanta
In the event you still aren't aware of the I-85 cluster in Atlanta, keep in mind that it is closed in both directions just North of downtown. Granted most of you already avoid that area, but you still need to be aware of alternate routes. Obviously if you're coming from the Northeast you don't have an issue. For those of you coming from the North if for some reason you took 75 into the city and...
Huge Midway in Store for 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Event in Commerce, GA, Next Weekend
The 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports 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 the ...
Bruder to Pilot Buginga's Car with ProCharger Combination
While we regularly see Rich and Nick Bruder bring the heat in their blue Fox body Mustang in X275, Rich Bruder climbed into the driver's seat of Manny Buginga's red Fox body Mustang for the first time last fall. It was during the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Kentucky, and Bruder like Buginga, who was in his red New Edge Mustang was entered in VP...
Test and Tune Schedule for All-Star Nationals
There will be a special test and tune session available to racers next Thursday (April 6th) at Atlanta Dragway in preparation for the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports. Please look at the attached schedule for specific times. Pricing is as follows: PURCHASE TEST AND TUNE RUN CARDS AT REGISTRATION TRAILER Heads up classes (PM, PS, RW, SO, XS, NPS, N/A 10.5, REN, CM, FS,...
Gustafson and Hensley Readying to Run NMCA and NMRA
For the past several years, multi-time NMCA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and NMCA West ProCharger Street Outlaw champion Eric Gustafson and his crew chief, Cameron Hensley, have proven with Gustafson's white 1989 Mustang that they're part of a powerful team, but they're set to make sweeping changes and focus on finding even more success. Gustafson has hired Gary Naughton Race Cars in Maryland ...
2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA SEALED STOCK All Star Showdown Qualifiers
The 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals is fast approaching and the 2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA Sealed Stock All-star Showdown featuring Coyote Stock vs Chevrolet Performance will be held during qualifying rounds of the event. Here are the Qualifiers for NMRA and NMCA that have gained an automatic berth into the Showdown. Racers will compete for major bragging rights, $1,000 cash, a Manufacturers Cup...
Brisk USA 2017 Contingency Info
In 2017 NMRA racers will have an opportunity to claim cash in posted contingency from Brisk USA Racing and Performance Spark Plugs in Coyote Modified, Factory Stock and the Truck & Lightning Classes. Brisk USA requires you to have a "Brisk USA" decal on the car and one of their specified spark plug designs to be used in the engine for the respective class. In Coyote Modified and Truck &a...
Atlanta Dragway Completes Repaving Project Ahead of NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals
Adding to the escalating excitement and energy of the 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Steeda Autosports, April 6-9 at Atlanta Dragway, is the revelation of the recent repaving of a portion of the track surface at the facility nicknamed Georgia's House of Speed. According to Mike Savage, the track's manager of operations, crews spent a day in February grounding up and removi...
Steeda Autosports is Getting Back to Supporting Drag Racers in 2017
ProMedia is thrilled to announce Steeda Autosports as the Presenting Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, in Commerce GA, April 6-9, 2017. For over 29 years, Steeda has been committed to providing the best in high performance vehicles, as well as parts for drag racing, street racing and road racing. Dario Orlando, owner of Steeda Autosports is passionate about sponsoring 3 talented racers t...
Second Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-Star Showdown Qualifiers
The 9th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals is fast approaching and the 2nd Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-star Showdown will be held on Saturday of that event. Here are the top four Qualifiers for NMRA and NMCA that have gained an automatic berth into the Showdown.   NMRA TOP FOUR QUALIFIERS (COMBINED POINTS FOR 2016 SEASON AND 2017 FL EVENT) Dennis Corn 3230 Gordon Harlow 2580...
Fairweather Frenzy The 23rd Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
FINAL RESULTS <> For the twenty-third time in a row, Mustang drag racers converged on Bradenton Motorsports Park to shake the winter blues and kick-off the NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series. The annual pilgrimage from parts across North America, and even Germany, is for the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout, presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords. The first event of ...
Sunday Coverage 23rd Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
After yesterday's wild day of crowds and racing action, it is elimination day for the first race of the six-event series. Last night was capped off with a special ididit Outlaw True Street, which is a special No Time shootout on Saturday night. Mark Duber took the victory with his stunning 2013 Shelby GT500, which packs a twin-turbocharged, 5.8L Modular powerplant. It was a successful return to...
Saturday Coverage 23rd Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
Get all of the qualifying details <<<>>> as they come in.   The Ecoboost gauntlet was thrown down Friday when Bill Putnam clocked a staggering 9.46-second pass at 144 mph, clearing the next competitor by some 2 seconds and 24 mph. The Loxahatchee, Florida, resident is obviously making some big power out of his 2.3-liter, turbocharged 2015 Mustang, and f...
Friday Coverage 23rd Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
  It's about to get crazy here at Bradenton Motorsports Park as the Spring Break Shootout gets underway. There are already over 260 cars tech'd in and as always, the QA1 True Street contingent is loaded up and we've already seen at least a half-dozen competitors drive deep into the 8-second zone. If you can't be here, be sure to check out the live video feed >>HERE<< Haley J...
Thursday Coverage 23rd annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
  The gates have been cracked open at Bradenton Motorsports Park as the NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series kicks off its 2017 race season. The 23rd annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout is taking shape to one of the biggest season openers in the event's illustrious history. With old school LL Cool J pumping through the speakers singing Don't call it a comeback in the background, ...
Albright Rebounds After Wreck & Will Race at NMRA Spring Break Shootout
While competing in QA1 True Street presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords at last year's NMRA season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March, Larry Albright's 1991 Mustang went into a wild wheelstand, rolled over and slid down track on its roof. While he was not hurt, his black low eight-second car was, and he made the difficult decision to replace the car he had campaig...
More Contingency in 2017!
The NMRA Contingency Program continues to grow this week with the following additions: Energy Suspension, PMAS, PowerTrax, and Kooks Headers. Be sure to click here to see all the companies supporting the series in 2017.
Limited Street to Debut in 2017 Joins NMRA Full Time in 2018
The NMRA Competition Department is excited to introduce a new, heads-up power-adder class Limited Street. This class is limited to a single power adder and designed for small blocks, Modular motors, and Coyote powerplants in 1954 and newer Ford bodied vehicles. It's no secret we have been working on this class for quite some time, as the NMRA recognized the need for a power-adder eliminator th...
Precision Turbo and Engine to be Presenting Sponsor of Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
The Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing has a new partner in 2017 as Precision Turbo and Engine has signed a partnership agreement with the NMRA and NMCA to become presenting sponsor of one of the largest drag races in the country. It is a huge honor to have Precision Turbo and Engine sponsoring the 12th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing event, s...
Truck and Trailer Washing Available at Bradenton Event
If you need your rig washed or detailed at Bradenton Motorsports Park, we're happy to tell you that Mr. Clean Mobile Detailing will be on site Thursday and Friday to knock off any road grime your truck or trailer picked up on the way to the track. To get hooked up, give Lorenzo a call at 941-580-1233.
UPR Products to Sponsor Modular Xtreme at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
The weekend of March 2-5, 2017, will witness the invasion of the baddest Modular and Coyote powered Mustangs on the planet at the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout. Come out to Bradenton Motorsports Park to see UPR Products Modular Xtreme and be a part of the ultimate Blue Oval slugfest that is the Spring Break Shootout. Modular Xtreme was created to give the wildest Modular and Coyote po...
VP Racing Fuels Will Be Delivering to Events Again in 2017
VP Racing Fuels will again be offering NMRA racers the ability to purchase racing fuel in advance which will be delivered to NMRA races again in 2017. In order to participate in this service all racers need to do is download an order form which is available by clicking here --> VP Racing Fuels Pre-Order All orders must be submitted by the closing date for each event in order to assure delive...
More Companies Join the NMRA Contingency Program
This past week, the following companies have joined the NMRA as 2017 Contingency Sponsors: Weldon Pump, Mahle Motorsports, Brisk USA, VMP Performance, Johnny Lightning Performance, Magnafuel, AEM, Richmond Gear, Ross Racing Pistons, Brenspeed. To see the updated list click >>here<<
Terminator/GT500 Shootout Set to Compete at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
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 season opener, which will take place at Bradenton Motorsports Park the weekend of March 2-5, 2017. It's only fitting that the #1 all-Ford Motorsport show in the U.S. plays host to this speed-infused celebra...
Richmond Gear to Sponsor Factory Stock
The NMRA is pleased to announce that Richmond Gear will be sponsoring the NMRA's popular Factory Stock class in 2017. All of us at Richmond are really excited to sponsor the NMRA Ford Nationals and the Factory Stock class. This is going to be an exciting year for Richmond Gear and for Mustang and Ford drag racing, said Steve Filipiak, Director of Marketing. For many years, Richmond Gear has...
Aerospace Components to Sponsor Open Comp in 2017
The NMRA is pleased to announce that longtime series supporter, Aerospace Components, will be sponsoring the NMRA's Open Comp class in 2017. One of the largest classes in the series, Open Comp is also one of the most competitive. "Aerospace Components is excited to be the new sponsors of the NMRA Open Comp class, stated Aerospace Components President, Kim Kussy."We are always happy to be able to ...
Livernois Motorsports to Sponsor the EcoBoost Battle at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
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 to...
Barbaree and Stone to be Two-Car Team in Street Outlaw
While Dwayne Barbaree cruised to wins in NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and captured the 2014 championship in NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw in Russell Stone's Mustang coupe, the team is set to shake things up for the 2017 season. Stone will climb into the driver's seat of the Fox body Mustang he purchased last year from NMCA NA 10.5 driver Ben Mens, and Barbaree will climb into the driver's sea...
More Companies Join in 2017 Contingency Support
The NMRA continues to add to the 2017 racer contingency list. This week the following companies have joined to support our racing community: Nitto Tire, Edelbrock, E3 Spark Plugs, Spec Clutch, Ford Performance, Aeromotive, Oilver Racing Parts, and Vortech Superchargers. To view the updated list click >>here<<
Just Announced! The WingHouse of Bradenton to Host NMRA Spring Break Shootout Kick-Off Party
What would the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout be without a Spring Break style party Kick-off the weekend with wings, beer, and a Mustang and Ford car show at The WingHouse of Bradenton on Friday night, March 3rd. The wild antics of past Friday night parties are legendary as racers and fans launched the racing season in true Spring Break style. Come for the food and beverage and stay for ...
There is A lot to do When in Bradenton
The much-anticipated 2017 NMRA season will open with the 23rd Annual NMRA Spring Break Shootout, March 2-5, at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, and according to Sean Walter, Director of Sports for the Bradenton Area Sports Commission, the area located on the state's West Coast has many offerings for those looking to extend their trip. Worth mentioning first, Walter says, are it...
Kauderer Readying to Run for Coyote Modified Championship
Right after driving his 2014 Mustang Cobra Jet to a 7.81 to claim the ProCharger Coyote Modified elapsed-time record at the final NMRA race of the 2016 season, John Kauderer turned his focus to 2017. He delivered his Watson Racing-built race car to Justin's Performance Center, where its current suspension is being replaced with BMR Suspension components, including a K-member, lower A-arms and u...
2017 Contingency Participation Grows
As the 2017 season draws closer, more companies are renewing or beginning to add to the NMRA contingency program. This week we've added: Holley, NOS, MSD, RacePak, QuickFuel Technology, and E3 Spark Plugs. To see the updated listing click >>here<<
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. Presented by Hellion Turbo, the Turbo Coyote Shootout kicks off March 2-5, 2017, during the 23rd Annual Nitt...
Street Outlaws' Bobby Ducote Takes on BoostedGT at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout
This year's Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout will be off the hook crazy with Blue Oval heads-up drag racing, special events, and celebrity appearances from Street Outlaws Bobby Ducote and BoostedGT! Bobby Ducote and BoostedGT will both be set-up on the midway all day Saturday, March 4th, and they have challenged each other to a best 2 out of 3 match race for ultimate NMRA bragging rights! Be...
Coan Joins NMRA
Coan Engineering has joined the NMRA as an official sponsor in 2017 and will also be posting contingency in a majority of classes in both organizations. "The NMRA are is a rapidly growing association which has done a fantastic job of building a racer-friendly program. We are proud to partner with them as an Official Series and Contingency sponsor in 2017 and look forward to rewarding the partic...
2017 Contingencies Grow
More companies have joined the growing list of NMRA contingency sponsors this week including: FAST, TCI, Air Flow Research, and Moser Engineering. To see the updated list, which is updated each Friday evening, click >>HERE<<
Edelbrock and ProCharger Return in '17
The NMRA is pleased to announce that Edelbrock and ProCharger will both be continuing their class sponsorships in 2017. Edelbrock will remain as the Renegade class sponsor while ProCharger retains sponsorship of the Coyote Modified class.
Hussey Heading to New NMRA UPR Modular Xtreme Class
With his sights set on outlaw-style racing, Jeremiah Hussey is hopping into NMRA's new UPR Modular Xtreme class at the 23rd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout, March 2-5, 2017 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida. He'll be in the driver's seat of the 2011 Mustang GT he ran to a 7.61 in NMRA Turbo Coyote Shootout, but he's making some changes to it in preparation for the eighth-mile cla...
Hoosier Tire Joins NMRA
Hoosier Racing Tire returns to the NMRA this year as an Official Sponsor as well as a contingency sponsor for all NMRA events. The company will be posting contingency awards in all Pro and Sportsman classes, as well as special-event classes. We look forward to renewing our relationship with NMRA and the racers that compete in this all-Ford series this year, stated Hoosier Tire Drag Racing Bus...
ididit, Inc. Outlaw True Street Added to NMRA Spring Break Shootout in Bradenton, Florida
Watch as the baddest and most recognized Mustang street racers converge on Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, the weekend of March 2-5, 2017, for the insane Blue Oval party that is the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout. Just announced: ididit, Inc., the steering column specialists, will present Outlaw True Street, a special race category that will run on Saturday evening, March ...
2017 Contingency List Grows
The 2017 NMRA racer contingency program continues to grow in 2017. Here are a few of the latest companies who will be supporting racers this season. Hoosier Racing Tire, Maximum Motorsports, QA1, DeatschWerks, ProCharger and Fidanza. To see the entire lineup of 2017 NMRA contingency sponsors click >>here<<. This list will be updated each Friday.
NMCA Nitrous Pro Street's Rice Adding NMRA Renegade to Her Resume
After racing his turbocharged 1989 Mustang coupe in OSCA in the late 1990s, Ed Rice sold the car he refers to as the grey squirrel to a friend. But he recently bought it back, and is preparing it for his daughter, Jennifer Brooke Rice, to pilot in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade while also piloting her 2009 Mustang in NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street. Ed fabricated for the car a 25.3 chrome moly cage, ...
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