Strange Engineering to Post Over 90K in NMRA/NMCA Contingency in 2017
  Strange Engineering has always looked for ways to reward its loyal customers by putting money back in the hands of the racers. NMRA & NMCA racers will have an opportunity to claim over $90,000 in posted contingency for the 2017 race season for Strange Axles and brakes. Unlike other companies, Strange only requires the decal and parts be on the car for verification. No receipts and no...
Hurley Bringing Turbo- and Coyote-Powered Fairlane to NMRA
After hauling to mid eights and multiple wins in a Fox body Mustang in NMRA QA1 True Street presented by Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords from 2005-2010, Allen Hurley climbed out of the small-block Ford- and nitrous-powered car to spend time with family. But a hankering to get back to hanging hoops about a year ago set off a search for what he referred to as the perfect car. His friends, incl...
2016 Signature Awards Announced
The NMRA would like to congratulate the following people who will be receiving NMRA Signature Awards at this year's Awards Ceremony Friday, December 9th at the Indiana Convention Center. The recipients are being recognized for their support of the NMRA and its competitors. Charlie Barnes Jim LaRocca Franky McCarthy Stephanie Davies Mark Mainiero Bob Corn Jeff Polivka
SpeedVideo to Broadcast all NMRA Races in 2017
SpeedVideo and ProMedia Events & Publishing are proud to jointly announce a multi-year agreement to live broadcast the NMRA and NMCA Drag Racing Series through 2018. The NMCA is home to some of the fastest heads-up race cars in the world, including some of the most dynamic small-tire and radial racing you will find. Like the NMCA, the NMRA boasts just as much variety in classes, b...
2017 NMRA Preliminary Rules Are Posted
The 2017 Preliminary Rules have been posted <> Thank You to NMRA racers and sponsors who have submitted rule requests for the 2017 season. The NMRA Tech committee has reviewed hundreds of requests and addressed many concerns coming out of the 2016 racing season. As one can imagine it is a daunting task to balance all of the racing categories and your input is greatly appreciat...
Hines Has Sights Set on Third Consecutive Championship
After earning the 2015 NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw championship, Phil Hines went into the 2016 season determined to earn the 2016 championship, but he was going to have his hands full as Joel Greathouse, Vinny Palazzolo, Ronnie Diaz, Manny Buginga, Charles Hull, Dwayne Barbaree and other deft drivers were determined to do the same. Ready to dial in a new 418 cubic-inch small-block Ford b...
Time to Vote!
  The nomination process is completed and here are the top three nominees in each award category to receive special recognition awards at the 2016 NMRA Awards Ceremony held on Friday evening December 9th 2016 at the Indiana Convention Center. All votes must be cast by midnight October 16th.   To vote, follow the link >>here<<
Keystone Automotive Happy Hour Returns!
The NMRA and Keystone Automotive will once again be hosting the 3rd Annual Keystone Automotive NMRA Awards Ceremony Happy Hour before the NMRA Awards Ceremony on Friday, December 9, from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm outside Sagamore Ballroom 1-3 at the Indiana Convention Center. Enjoy free cocktails and drinks courtesy of 10-year NMRA series sponsor, Keystone Automotive!   For more info on thi...
2016 Final (Preliminary) Points Posted
Final (preliminary) 2016 Keystone Automotive NMRA season points have now been updated. As in years past, there is a grace period for racers who feel their points have not been correctly calculated to contest their final standing. The final date to contest these points is Thursday October, 13th and must be emailed to [email protected] Points become final at 12:01 am Friday, October 14th. ...
2016 Special Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted
It's time to nominate deserving NMRA racers and crew for the annual NMRA Keystone Automotive All-Ford Nationals Awards. Deadline for nominations is October 15, 2016 and will not be accepted after this time... NO EXCEPTIONS! Please send only one set of nominations per NMRA member. >>HERE<< is the nomination form.
Race Wrap: Game Over 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford Nationals
All good things must come to an end and we concluded the 2016 NMRA season with the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With one last chance to accrue crucial championship points, racers were going all out in hopes of going big, or simply going home. Despite initial rain delays, the race wrapped up in a big way as six heads-up and five ind...
Sunday Coverage 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
King of the Outlaws Tim Oswalt will forever be known as the winner of the inaugural ididit Outlaw True Street shootout. The Tennessean brought his 2003 SVT Cobra to the NMRA World Finals and entered both the VMP Performance Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout and the ididit Outlaw True Street classes. He ran 8.25 at just 128 mph to put his car fifth in the 24-car field. But the real show for Oswalt was ...
Saturday Coverage 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
It is Day Three of the 18th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals as the forcast is favorable for an on-time start. It is a relief as Friday was a complete washout after the NMRA track staff worked for seven hours to get the track dried and prepared. Sporadic rain showers kept delaying those preparations throughout the day until finally TJ Bailey, Kurt Johnson, and Tyler Crossnoe felt like ...
Friday Coverage 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
UPDATE: NMRA officials have given word that racing will begin at 3PM and the program will begin with first round of qualifying. Rain, Rain, Go AWAY! The rain has stopped and track drying has started as it was a wet start to the day. We do not have an official start time but it is all hands on deck to help get the surface dried. The latest info on start times will be kept up-to-date on the offic...
Thursday Coverage 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
It is opening day for the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford Nationals as racers have poured on to the property and test-and-tune has begun. One of the biggest surprises is a second car out of the Bunginga camp. As owner Manny Buginga puts it, he needs to go rounds in order if he wants to have a shot at the championship. The second car is presumably a blocker and will be driven by Rich Bruder wh...
Annunziata and LaRocca Net a 7.98
While Tommy Annunziata and Jimmy LaRocca were rolling Annunziata's 2014 Cobra Jet out of the shop for its debut in ProCharger Coyote Modified at the 16th Annual WyoTech NMRA Ford Motorsport Nationals in Pennsylvania in April, the reverse gear gave out in the transmission. Disgusted but not derailed, they raced, and Annunziata ripped off an 8.13 at 168 mph right out of trailer, but a broken inpu...
Windsor to Wheel Washington's Car at NMRA World Finals
While it's been a few years since Gary Windsor has made laps in his 93 Lightning in Detroit Locker Truck and Lighting, he's been motoring his 04 Mustang Mach 1 to 12s in Race Pages Ford Muscle and is currently eighth in points. But he's set to sail in a Fox body Mustang in American Racing Headers Factory Stock at the 18th Annual Nitto NMRA All Ford World Finals, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2016 at Beech...
Brad Medlock Locked In For NMRA World Finals on 235 Radial tires!
The Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals brings together several segments of the Mustang and Ford communities for a long weekend of excitement and fun. For some it is the quest to win a championship or secure a spot in the exclusive Top Ten club in their category of choice. Others, it is the prospect of going as quick as they can due to the excellent track and weather conditions during that time ...
Tyler Crossnoe and Kurt Johnson Added to NMRA All-Ford World Finals Staff
We want to give every racer the best possible conditions to race for their championship, said Rollie Miller, general manager of the NMRA Keystone Drag Racing Series. With all categories, except for two, wide-open the NMRA has added Tyler Crossnoe of Dream Team Traction Consulting and Total Venue Concept's Kurt Johnson to its highly-acclaimed event staff for the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Fin...
Alley's Up for NMRA Grudge Night Action
While Joey Alley had been driving an 05 Mustang powered by a 3-Valve engine and single turbo to 7.80s in 275 and 28X10.5 classes across the country, he traded the car late last year for an 85 Mustang. It has double framerails and a four-link under it, and Alley replaced its engine with a 427 cubic-inch small-block Ford built by Knieriem Racing Engines featuring an aluminum RDI block, Yates C3...
No Holding Back in Chase for NMRA Championships
The battle that began at the 22nd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout in March and has been brewing all year will reach a boiling point at the 18th Annual Nitto NMRA All Ford World Finals, Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2016 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. That's where champions will be crowned and records will likely be crushed in the fall air. Among the categories to keep an eye on...
Lil John's Motorsports Solutions Ups Ante for LS-Powered Fords in ididit Outlaw True Street
The buzz surrounding the hottest new class at the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway is reaching new heights. Grudge Night allows any Ford-bodied or Ford-powered vehicle, meaning the Outlaw True Street shootout is open to the popular LS-powered Mustangs that lurk in the underworld of street racing. In just days of announcing the class, the trash talking has reached new heights and ...
World Finals Racer and Vendor Stacking and Parking information
    Wednesday September 28th 10AM Overnight GATE ON beech Bend Rd opens for Vendor and Racer stacking in the Red Highlighted area on map Thursday September 29th Vendor and Racer Stacking in designated area on map 10AM - Racer/Vendor Gate opens. 7PM Racer/Vendor Gate Closes. 7pm Overnight - Stacking in designated area on map Friday September 30th ...
More News ididit Outlaw True Street Cruise and Tire Update
In less than 48 hours the ididit Outlaw True Street class has helped create an even bigger buzz around the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals, September 29-October 1 at Beech Bend Raceway (Bowling Green, KY). With a record number of racers and fans expected, NMRA officials have revised Saturday's run schedule to include the ididit Outlaw True Street category and a second 30-mile cruise. NMRA ge...
Rojas & Torres Rounding Up NMRA Grudge Night Takers
Street racers looking for a little action can find it during the NMRA Grudge Night at the 18th Annual Nitto NMRA All Ford World Finals, Sept. 29-Oct, 2 at Beech Bend Raceway in Kentucky, and among those ready to rumble are Sergio Rojas and Raul Torres. The Floridians will be bringing Rojas 88 Saleen Mustang, which packs an MPR-built Dart block-based 363 cubic-inch small-block Ford topped with...
BREAKING NEWS: Outlaw True Street Shootout, sponsored by ididit, added to NMRA All-Ford World Finals
The time trials are over NMRA officials have collaborated with steering column specialists ididit to bring one of the wildest street car shootouts to the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals. It has been dubbed the ididit Outlaw True Street Shootout and it runs exclusively during the famous NMRA Grudge Night. The class is a stand-alone shootout that is run in addition to the Grudge Night match-up...
The Edelbrock Renegade Championship Comes Down To One Last Race Between The Blowers
By Jason Dempsey Although he ran his Dez Racing-backed Mustang in three events in the Renegade class during the 2015 season, Massachusetts-based racer and Edelbrock Renegade point's leader Aaron Bates considers himself a rookie in the class and in heads-up racing in general. His car was a full-on street car just two years ago, sitting in the Dez Racing shop awaiting a big-horsepower makeove...
Largest NMRA Car Show of the Year on Deck for the All-Ford World Finals Sept. 29 - Oct. 2
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 upwards of 500 late-model Mustangs & Fords converge on beautiful Beech Bend Raceway to fill up the green grass with a sea of colors and horsepower. Have an all-new Ford Mustang Be sure to bring it out and be a p...
NMRA Announces 2017 Event Schedule
The National Mustang Racers Association (NMRA) is proud to announce their official schedule for the 2017 season. Featuring an exciting line-up of all Ford drag racing classes, car shows and special events, the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals Series in 2017 includes events in their second decade of existence. The popular NMRA series exhibits steady growth year-after-year due to dedicated Fo...
Largest Manufacturers Midway of the Year Planned for the NMRA All-Ford World Finals Sept. 29 - Oct. 2
  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. 29 - Oct. 2, 2016, 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 St...
The Coyote Modified Blower Versus Turbo Battle Comes Down To One Race
By Jason Dempsey When he set out to race his very first full season in the NMRA's Coyote Modified class with his JPC Racing-backed 2013 Boss 302 Mustang, Maryland's Jeff Polivka had just a couple of goals. I wanted to win at least one race, qualify first at least one time, and possibly set a record, he says. Since he's won three races so far this season two over point's leader Joe Gue...
Chris Parisi is Betting Big on Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals
Chris Parisi has locked up the second spot in the inaugural year of Race Pages Ford Muscle and scored numerous wins in QA1 True Street. The cagey veteran made a mid-season swap from his familiar 2005 Mustang V-6 that he drove to several championships in many organizations to a brand-new 2016 Mustang, which also has a buzzin' half dozen engine package. After stealing the keys from his wife, Parisi ...
Triangle Speed Shop Customers Cruising into NMRA World Finals
With the 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals right around the corner, brothers Daniel and Craig Pachar of Triangle Speed Shop are working around the clock to ready the race cars they're responsible for. Among them is a chock-full of character 78 Fairmont wagon, which the Orange, Texas-based shop recently prepared for Austin Hickman and which Daniel Pachar will pilot at the end-of-the-seas...
TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout & Racer Appreciation Party Announced for NMRA World Finals
TREMEC is all about gear bang in manual performance and NMRA is pleased to announce a second Stick Shift Shootout for 2016 that will take place at the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Sept. 29 - Oct. 2.The rules are simple: Street-type manual transmissions only. May include race-oriented modifications such as face-plated or pro-shifted gears. Must be ha...
Golf Kart Rentals at NMRA World Finals!
Golf Kart rentals will be available through Kenny's Karts beginning at 8:00 am on Friday (September 30th) at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The cost is only $70.00 per day on a 2 passenger and $90.00 per day on a four passenger plus tax. Rentals are first come first come first served (no reservations).
From Ambassador to Racer Dasan Holloway Readies for NMRA World Finals Debut
Three times a year NMRA throws a turbocharged party for S197 and S550 Mustangs that runs under the Turbo Coyote Shootout moniker. The third Turbo Coyote Shootout of 2016 is going down during the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals September 29th through October 2nd at Beech Bend Raceway (Bowling Green, KY) and it is sure to be the biggest race of the year. Henchmen Racing has jumped on as the cl...
Street Outlaws Boosted GT and Mike Murillo to Appear at 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 Mu...
Bongiovanni Racing Cobra Jet Mustangs Featured Tomorrow (8/21) in "Burndown Battle" on FS1
Make sure to tune to Fox Sports 1 Sunday (tomorrow night) at 5 pm (following NHRA coverage) to see the Bongiovanni Racing Cobra Jet Mustang debut on a new show called Burndown Battle. This exciting drag racing show features NMCA True Street racer, Jason Rollins, former Nostalgia Muscle Car winner, Brendan George, along with former Gainesville Raceway track champion, Phil Green, and Matt Milano, wh...
Top-10 Reasons You Need to Attend the NMRA All-Ford World Finals
  Unless you've hiding under a rock the past 18 years, you know that the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals is the largest blue oval motorsport show on the planet! As if that fact alone wasn't enough to ensure your journey to Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, September 29th - October 2nd, the NMRA has compiled 10 more reasons you need to witness firsthand the spectacle that...
ProMedia Names Lonnie Grim as NMRA, NMCA and NMCA WEST Event Technical Director
ProMedia Events & Publishing is pleased to announce the promotion of Lonnie Grim to the post of Event Technical Director for the NMRA, NMCA, and NMCA WEST event series. Grim is currently the Technical Director for the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series and will continue those duties as well. Grim is no rookie when it comes to technical operations at racing events; he is a 20-year vetera...
Live HD Broadcast of NMRA World Finals on SpeedVideo.com
NMRA is proud to announce a new partnership with SpeedVideo.com for the upcoming 18th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY. Starting on Friday, Sept. 30 and concluding on Oct. 2 at the end of final eliminations, SpeedVideo.com will bring high-definition live video onto the televisions, smartphones, tablets and computers of Ford drag racing fans ac...
Super Weekend of Drag Racing
For the eleventh time the NMRA and NMCA sanctioned bodies have combined to create a wild weekend of drag racing with 24 categories plus QA1/Gear Vendors True Street. The event is called the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing and it goes down every summer at Route 66 Raceway. The massive weekend of competition includes over 800 vehicles on the drag strip and show grounds...
Sunday Coverage 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
Sunday of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing is different than most elimination days. For one, the first round went down last night <>, we have both sanctioning bodies (NMRA and NMCA) with 24 total category eliminators, and finally the match-ups that makes this event the most unique in the world of drag racing the Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal...
Saturday Coverage 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing
Photographers and fans might have enjoyed the wild wheelie from Terry "Beefcake" Reeves but we can say with certainty that from Reeves' seat it wasn't pretty. The damage was more than just some mangled suspension parts. The oil pan was crushed during one of the two hard slams on the ground, pushing it up against the oil pick-up tube and killing oil pressure in the process. The team decided not to ...
Friday Coverage 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing
NMRA officials check the starting line beams to ensure the beams are in the proper location as well as in proper working order. The team has been working on the race track since Tuesday with grooming and pre-race preparations. Jacob Lamb is one of many Coyote Stock racers who made the switch to the newly legalized G-Force 101A transmission during the six week break following the Super Nationals...
Thursday Coverage 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing
This has been the scene for the past few days at Route 66 Raceway as they prepare for three days of excessive drag racing. On the left is Tyler Crossnoe of the Dream Team Traction Consulting and on the right is Kurt Johnson of Total Venue Concepts. They have scraped and washed the starting line and will begin dragging and spraying as hundreds of competitors are filing into the pits for the 11th An...

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