Daddy Dave Unable to Attend This Weekend's Joliet Event Due to Re-scheduled TV SHoot
"Daddy Dave" regretfully informed the NMRA/NMCA event team that filming of the Street Outlaws finale was recently rescheduled to this weekend. As a result, he won't make it to Joliet. However, he's excited about going to Norwalk, OH for the NMCA World Finals on Aug. 27-28 and hopes to see everyone there. Chris BoostedGT Hamilton WILL DEFINITELY be at Route 66 Raceway this Saturday, July ...
Valerie Clements Climbing Higher in Renegade
While Valerie Clements had issues at the season-opener in Florida in March that prevented her from qualifying, she made up for it by blasting to a 7.80 and going rounds at the race in Georgia in April, and she hasn't slowed down since. In fact, her small-block Ford and ProCharger F1A-94-powered Mustang is moving quicker and faster with every race, as she posted a 7.73 at the race in Pennsylvani...
3rd Annual Lightning / Harley Midwest Meet to take Place at NMRA/NMCA Joliet, Illinois, Event
NMRA and is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Lightning / Harley Midwest Meet will take place once again at the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. This Midwest Meet attracts some of the nicest Lightning & Harley trucks from around the U.S. to one location for a weekend of drag racing ...
Largest Manufacturers Midway of the Year Scheduled for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois, July 28-31
The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing 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 Friday, July 29, and culminates on Sunday, July 31, when Team NMRA's class champions take on team NMCA's winners in the all-out slugfest we like to call the Super Bowl of ...
Holliday & Reynolds Help Hobson Dial-In for Renegade
We reported back in March that Tony Hobson had decided to move from NMRA Turbo Coyote Shootout to Edelbrock Renegade, and had mapped out a route to ready his 2014 Mustang GT for the single power-adder and small-block category. The first stop was swapping his Precision 86/85 turbo with a 76mm Precision turbo to complement his Rich Groh Racing 5.0 engine, which was built on a stock block with Ric...
Mitchell Makes Wizard I His Again
Brian Mitchell has been a fixture in the Ford racing community for nearly twenty years, and he has proven his prowess by powering two different Mustangs to six championships in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade. Perhaps most noteworthy is how he went undefeated on his way to the 2013 championship, and went as fast as 8.14 in his 90 Mustang, nicknamed Wizard I, and then 7.70 in his 03 Mustang, nicknamed...
Lamb Swaps Transmissions and Takes Trip to Final
With only two races left in the 2016 NMRA season, the chase to championships is at wide open throttle, and among those quietly but quickly making his way toward the top is Race Pages Coyote Stock driver Jacob Lamb. The Lawrenceburg, Kentucky-based driver won the series race in Florida in March and the race in Georgia in April, and he was a semifinalist at the makeup Pennsylvania race in Ohio i...
Match Race Madness BoostedGT takes on local The Grinch in No-Holds-Barred Grudge Race
One of the highlights of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing over the weekend of July 28-31, 2016 at Route 66 Raceway (Joliet, IL) are the guest appearances by Discovery Channel's Street Outlaw television show's Daddy Dave Comstock and Chris BoostedGT Hamilton. Rather than just make some test hits with his 2003 SVT Cobra, BoostedGT is looking to finish what was star...
Street Outlaws TV Stars, Daddy Dave & Boosted GT, to Appear at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois
Be sure to mark the calendars for the weekend of July 30-31 for your chance to meet Street Outlaws TV stars, Daddy Dave & Boosted GT, at the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in Joliet, Illinois. Route 66 Raceway will be buzzing as thousands of muscle car fans come out to see two of the most popular Street Outlaws racers only at the Super Bowl of Stre...
Hull Set to Hightail it in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw
With a 4.45 and an event win under his belt, Charles Hull has proven that he has a stout combination and is on a hot streak in NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw. But to ensure that his Vermillion Red Mustang continues to be the formidable force it has been, he recently took his 400 cubic-inch small-block Ford back to Bennett Racing Engines to have it freshened, an...
Renegade Racer Arndt Adds Xtreme Street to Resume
While Adam Arndt's name is already on the NMRA Edelbrock Renegade map, he put it on the NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street map by flying to a 7.67 to qualify fourth in a field of thirteen at the 15th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana in June. It was the first time the longtime driver had run in the class designed for small-tire cars with stock frame rails powered by s...
Schedule Update for Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing
A couple of changes have been made to the schedule for the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing at Route 66 Raceway (Joliet, IL) over the weekend of July 28-31, 2016. Due to curfews, enforced by the city of Joliet, the bracket racing portion of the event, as well as the Friday morning test and tune session, have been removed from the event. The first two rounds of qualifying...
Precision Turbo to Sponsor BangShift LIVE Streaming Coverage Of the 11th Annual NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl Event July 29-31
From July 29-31 BangShift.com will provide live streaming video coverage, courtesy of Precision Turbo & Engine, of the 11th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing. Watch the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals and the NMCA E3 Spark Plugs Muscle Car Nationals series compete at the same track the same weekend with class winners from Team NMRA and Team NMCA taking...
Alsept Aiming for Factory Stock in Joliet
Brandon Alsept has accomplished a lot in his 98 Mustang in his ten years in the NMRA and in his one year in the NMCA. After earning G-Force Racing Transmissions Pure Street championships in 08 and 11, and a Mean Street championship in 12, he climbed into friend and fellow racer Derek Kernodle's 96 Mustang, turned his focus to Race Pages Coyote Stock in '13 and '14 and ran to a few semifina...
Joy Neuenschwander Cruises in Coyote-Powered Mustang Eyes Up American Racing Headers Factory Stock
When Joy Neuenschwander married NMCA Quick Lane at Downs Ford NA 10.5 driver Chad Neuenschwander twenty-five years ago, she knew she was entering a life of race cars and racing, and that was just fine with her. In fact, it wasn't long before she was rowing gears in her manual transmission-equipped 98 Mustang on the street, and then rowing gears in her manual transmission-equipped 88 Mustang o...
Bart Tobener First 7-second S550 Mustang
The former Edelbrock Renegade champion Bart Tobener is no stranger to breaking barriers and trailblazing a path down unfamiliar roads. He earned the 2014 Renegade title using a Mod Motor, the first in the history of the category that dates back to 1999. He also scored the first 7-second time slip in Renegade history that same year. His latest adventure is taming a S550-based Mustang, the platform ...
McCarty Coming on Strong in NMCA & NMRA Street Outlaw
While Jacky McCarty had just introduced himself and his black LSX- and Precision turbo-powered 92 Mustang to NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw during the 14th Annual Ross Racing Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem in March at Bradenton Motorsports Park, he promptly put his his name on the map. He ran to a 4.51 at 163 mph to qualify in the third spot at that event, followed by a 4.70 and 152 mph to qualify ...
Shearer Fabrications Upgrades Vinny Palazzolo's Street Outlaw Mustang
As the gates opened at Bradenton Motorsports Park, the VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw field got friendly with a new racer, Vinny Palazzolo out of R&S Automotive Specialists. The Pennsylvania-based competitor quickly made his presence known by scoring a runner-up finish in the hotly contested category and has quickly pushed his steed into the 4.40s at speeds well over 160 mph. Palazzolo's ins...
Adam Arndt's Armed with Fresh Engine and Fine 60-Foot
When asked how his 2016 race season has gone so far, NMRA Edelbrock Renegade driver Adam Arndt pauses for a moment before saying that it has had its ups and downs, and that he's looking for it to get better. At the 22nd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March, he qualified in the top spot with a 7.48 and 181 mph, but asked too much of his transm...
NMRA Ohio event Vendor/Racer Stacking and Parking information
  Wednesday June 9th 10AM Overnight Vendor and Racer stacking in the Red Highlighted area on map Thursday June 10th Vendor and Racer Stacking in designated area on map 2:30 PM - Racer/Vendor Gate opens. 7 PM Racer/Vendor Gate Closes. 7 pm Overnight - Stacking in designated area on map   Friday May 13th 9 AM Racer Gate Opens 7 PM Racer Ga...
Polivka Pushes his Pony to 174 mph but is Mum on ET
While Jeff Polivka was pounding pavement on the streets near his Gainesville, Virginia home in the Mustang Boss 302 he bought new in 2013, he decided that what he really wanted was to be pounding pavement on the strip alongside the consistently competitive NMRA ProCharger Coyote Modified contingent. So in the spring of 2015, he delivered the car to Dominic Cimino of DC Performance in Maryland to h...
True Street Participant Party Announced at NMRA Columbus
The NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals, QA1, Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, and National Trail Raceway are pleased to announce that there will be a special True Street Racer Appreciation Party following the event on Saturday, June 11th, from approx. 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The NMRA Ford SUPER Nationals is one of the largest all-Ford events of the year that takes place at National Trail Racewa...
Wilwood Contingency Continues
Wilwood, which is an official sponsor of the NMRA in 2016, continues to offer NMRA class racers the benefits of Wilwood's generous contingency programs, which extend to all classes of the racing series. No matter if you race in Street Outlaw or Open Comp, Wilwood has a check waiting for you if you're a winner or runner up at any of the remaining races in 2016 and are using a qualifying product. To...
Stone Coming to Street Outlaw with SBF and Nitrous
As teammates, Dwayne Barbaree and Russell Stone are a formidable force whether they're racing in NMCA Wiseco Street Outlaw, NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw or in other series, and they proved that as recently as the 22nd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida in March. There, Barbaree blasted to a win in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw and became the f...
2016 Mid-Season Rule Requests
Attention all NMRA Drag Racing competitors, we just passed the mid-season point as the first three events came up in rapid succession. It is that time of the year that the Tech Department has requested that all Mid-Season Rule Requests be turned in by Friday the 13th. The Tech Department is trying to expedite the process to get any adjustments and rule modifications handled in a quick and decisive...
Phone Issues at ProMedia Headquarters
For the past two days, we've experienced intermittent telephone outages at our main headquarters in Santa Ana, CA. If you've tried calling either 714.444.2426 or our toll-free line 866.694.3475 in the past few days and have not been able to get through, please send contact us via email at [email protected] Please note that you may also check our NMRA, NMCA and NMCA WEST websites for event in...
Super Ford Showdown Bracket Competition to Take Place at NMRA Ohio Event
The NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals is pleased to announce there will be a Super Ford Showdown at the NMRA Ford SuperNationals event at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, OH, June 9-12. Sponsored by Trick Flow Specialties, the Super Ford Showdown pits the 2-day winners of 4 bracket classes together in the ultimate Bracket Race Battle Royale to see who will be crowed the Super Ford Showdown...
Tumas to Bring Late Friend's Cobra to Factory Stock
As good friends in the late 90s, Bill Tumas and Andrew Bauer spent a lot of time talking about their '96 Cobras and taking them to the track. Tumas, who lived in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, had a black one, and Bauer, who lived in nearby Doylestown, Pennsylvania, had a red one, and they were going rounds while also going back and forth on who would be first to reach an 11.99 elapsed-time in...
New NMRA Poster for Release: Wheels-Up 2016 NMRA Series Poster Adds Horsepower to Any Room
The National Mustang Racers Association has released their 2016 NMRA Series Poster featuring the awesome power of turbocharged Street Outlaw competitor, Vinny Palazzolo. Show your support of the NMRA series and the World's Fastest Fords with this awesome large-size poster that will look great on any wall in the house or shop. This wheels-up NMRA Series poster is only $10 (+s/h) and shipped un...
Nikki Frost is the New Kid on the Coyote Modified Block
While Nikki Frost had been pounding pavement in a 2013 Mustang GT in NMRA QA1 True Street and the Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords All Female Shootout presented by American Muscle, she's set to roll out a different 2013 Mustang GT in ProCharger Coyote Modified. Previously driven to ten-second elapsed times in testing by her husband, Keith Fidura, it's had a bit of a makeover, beginning with its...
Charles Hull Hustling in NMRA and NMCA Street Outlaw
After spending several years behind the wheel of a 93 Mustang in ORSCA EZ Street, Charles Hull decided in 2008 to climb out of the driver's seat for a while, but a particular 92 Mustang with a sale sign on it was far too charming for him to pass up, and he made it his in 2014. He carefully carted it from his home in Brunswick, Georgia to Pressurized Solutions in Haleyville, Alabama, where its...
Coyote Stock Oil Pump Upgrade for Wyotech Ford Motorsport Nationals, Presented by Juggernaut Power
NMRA tech officials will be overseeing oil pump swaps for Coyote Stock engines during the third stop on tour at Maple Grove Raceway April 28-May 1, 2016. The Racer gates open at 12-noon on Thursday, April 28, and an NMRA tech official will be dedicated to the oil pump replacement program from 2PM until 6PM. The official will also be available throughout the rest of the event as needed; racers are ...
WyoTech to Sponsor Next Weekend's Ford Motorsport Nationals
ProMedia and WyoTech have entered a partnership for 2016 which includes sponsorship of the upcoming Ford Motorsport Nationals, April 28th-May1st at Maple Grove Raceway near Reading, Pa., as well as becoming the Official Technical School of the NMRA and NMCA. It's great to see WyoTech get involved at this level, said ProMedia CEO, Steve Wolcott. At our events we talk with a lot of younger...
Attention Edelbrock Renegade and ProCharger Coyote Modified Racers
In an effort to keep the power adder playing field level, the NMRA Technical department has made some adjustments in Edelbrock Renegade and ProCharger Coyote Modified. These rule adjustments are effective immediately as of April 19, 2016 and will be in effect for the upcoming Wyotech Ford Motorsport Nationals, presented by Juggernaut Power. http://nmradigital.com/dl/rules/ren.pdf http://nmra...
Terminator/GT500 and Turbo Coyote Classes Featured at NMRA Reading, Pennsylvania Event
The Terminator/GT500 and Turbo Coyote Shootouts produced insane action at the first NMRA event in 2016 and it's sure to boil over with the second shootouts of the year! If you're a Terminator, GT500, or turbo Coyote fan then you won't want to miss the WyoTech and Keystone Automotive sponsored NMRA Ford Motorsport Nationals, which will take place at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading (Mohnt...
Racin Jason's Legendary Mustang on Display at Ford Motorsport Nationals!
Update Joe Caldwell announced plans to have the Racin' Jason Mustang on display during the reboot of the Ford Motorsport Nationals, an event that the team frequently attended before the Pro 5.0 movement went nationwide. The car broke all sorts of records and won several match races at the Ford Motorsport Nationals, making its return that much more special. The Wyotech Ford Motorsport Nationals, pr...
Muscle Mustangs and American Muscle to Present the 4th Annual All-Female Shootout at NMRA's Reading, Pennsylvania Event
The NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals series is pleased to announce that Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords and American Muscle have stepped up to present the 4th Annual All-Female Shootout at the Reading (Mohnton), Pennsylvania, event, which will take place at Maple Grove Raceway the weekend of April 28 May 1, 2016. The All-Female Shootout brings together some of the fastest women in the U.S. ...
Georgia's on Our Minds
The 2016 NMRA Keystone Automotive Drag Racing series invaded Commerce, Georgia, over the weekend of April 8-10, 2016 for the 8th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders. Held at Atlanta Dragway, which had recently been resurfaced, presented a variety of challenges for racers as unseasonably cold temperatures and tricky headwinds forced many to have to rethink ...
Sunday Coverage Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders
There were two perfect lights through three rounds of qualifying in NMRA index categories, the first one was turned in by Dennis Conway in a 1994 Mustang Cobra. He tops the Flex-a-lite Open Comp category in a car that is normally driven by Ashley Conway-Lang. Open Comp was a tough one as Dennis Corn knocked off a .001 reaction time and Woody Pack is on the list with a .002 light; they captured sec...
Saturday Coverage Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders
The racing program is getting underway as Friday's event was cut short after an on-track incident, pushing the second round of qualifying for the NMRA heads-up categories to today. DJ Loiacano is the provisional top qualifier in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw at the moment. His 4.51 at 159 mph, however, didn't come without some drama as the driver's side door blew off just past the 330 foot marker....
Friday Coverage Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders
The gates are blown open, trucks and trailers are pouring in as they join the 300 rigs that pulled in yesterday as the 8th annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals, presented by Miller Welders, gets underway. Testing and tune sessions begin at 9AM with a special Pro Mod and Radial test session beginning at 11AM as head starter and track preparation expert TJ Bailey will have the track sur...
Thursday Coverage Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders
We underway for the Borla Exhaust 8th Annual NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders and the talk in the pits has been the Ford Performance oil pump upgrade. The seals have been cracked open under the watchful supervision of NMRA tech official Frank Hoffman. The job takes several hours and some racers parked yesterday to get an early jump on the swap today. As many racers were ...
First Look! Edelbrock Renegade Racer Bart Tobener's 2015 Mustang
It has been a long time coming and Bart Tobener fired up his brand-new racecar, a 2015 Mustang GT. Chassis Pro worked with Watson Racing and Strange Engineering to convert the IRS suspension over to a live-axle setup while remaining compliant for stock suspension style classes, particularly Edelbrock Renegade. With sponsorship by Race Parts Solutions and JODAR, Tobener will re-enter the Renega...
BangShift.com to Stream All-Star Nationals This Weekend, Presented by Good Vibrations
BangShift.com will be producing the official live feed for the 8th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by Miller Welders at Atlanta Dragway this weekend, courtesy of Good Vibrations Motorsports. This will be the second time BangShift.com has broadcast an NMCA and NMRA race. The first being at last year's Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing held in Joliet, Ill. The ...
Huge Midway in Store for 8th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Event in Commerce, GA, April 7-10, 2016
Huge Midway in Store for 8th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Event in Commerce, GA, April 7-10, 2016 The 8th Annual Borla Exhaust NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by Miller Welders 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 se...
New Coyote Stock Engine Announcement
Effective Immediately All Coyote Stock racers are required to upgrade to a new Ford Performance Crate Engine listed under part number AF16-302HO. Due to a recently discovered lost warehouse on one of Ford Motor Company's ghost properties, nearly 200 brand-new 1993-spec 302 High Output engines have been recovered. All engines have been tagged for Coyote Stock competition and will be ready for the r...
Reeves Racing Toward NMRA Edelbrock Renegade
Soon after driving to a remarkable second place finish in NMRA ProCharger Coyote Modified points in 2014, Terry Beefcake Reeves delivered his 2011 Mustang to Rogue Race Cars to have its ten-point cage replaced with a 25.3 cage. He intended at the time to remain in the same category, but a few months into the project, he decided to shift his focus to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade, and while his cage...
Racer Stacking and Parking info for 8th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Atlanta Dragway, Commerce GA.
Wednesday April 6th Racer and Vendor Stacking All Day and night in Designated areas (see map) and follow signs to proper areas for stacking NMRA Coyote Stock Racers Only - Parking NOON 6PM (Must be involved in Oil Pump project on Thursday)   Thursday April 7th, Racer and Vendor Stacking All Day in Designated areas (see map) Vendor/Midway Gate opens NOON 2pm - emptying St...
The Clements Grip and Go on New Launch Pad at Atlanta Dragway
Fans were enthusiastic about seeing Alton Clements and his sister and fellow NMRA Edelbrock Renegade racer Valerie Clements roll their cars out of their trailers at the 22nd Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park in early March, and hung with them as Alton drove to a win and Valerie faced mechanical issues. After some time celebrating and then wrenching, the brother ...

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