13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Saturday Coverage
With three rounds of qualifying completed on Friday, the action ramps up today at the 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. With one more round of qualifying schedule the action then rolls into eliminations. Meanwhile, competitors in the QA1/TorqStorm Superchargers True Street and Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout are set to decide winners i...
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Friday Coverage
The 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport had a strong start yesterday as competitors got a feel for the track during time trials. However, things get real in a hurry today as racers head immediately into qualifying at Atlanta Dragway. Keep an eye on this page for updates to see how the action unfolds. For Qualifying results: CLICK HERE...
Index Racers Important Announcement INSIDE
Attention Index Racers There is a possibility of a Friday schedule change, due to weather, that will switch the Friday AM time trial to an official Qualifying run. A final decision will be made later today on the schedule. Index Racers who would like a time trial should buy into today's testing because tomorrow's schedule could change due to the potential of bad weather. ...
13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Thursday Coverage
For the final time, the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals series join forces for a weekend at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia. Today the 13th Annual Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport gets underway with a full battery of time-trial runs across all the classes. The festivities come to a close with the Weldon High Perfor...
Weldon High Performance Happy Hour Thursday April 8th at Atlanta Dragway
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is pleased to announce that Weldon High Performance will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour on Thursday, April 8th during the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport at Atlanta Dragway from 5:00PM until 7:00PM All racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited to attend and enjoy ice-cold ...
5TH Annual OPEN COMP All-Star Showdown at NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
NMRA and NMCA are pleased to announce the 5th Annual NMRA/NMCA Open Comp All-Star Showdown, a special race between select NMRA and NMCA Open Comp competitors during the combined event at Atlanta Dragway, the weekend of April 8-11, 2021. Billed as the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport, it's one of only just three races where fans can witness the ...
Stacey Roby Makes His NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street Debut at 2021 Season Opener
Having helped his friends Chad Wendel in NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street and Chad Neuenschwander in NMCA Dart NA 10.5 for years, Stacey Roby is no newcomer to the NMRA/NMCA family, but he finally made his own debut in the driver's seat at the 2021 NMRA season opener. With an interest in drag racing going all the way back to his high school days, Roby has raced locally around his hometown of...
MAHLE Motorsport Named Presenting Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals rocketed into 2021 with a highly successful event in Florida last month. In April, the tour travels north to Atlanta Dragway where MAHLE Motorsport has been named as the presenting sponsor. The official event nickname is the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport. Since 2000, MAHLE Motorsport North America has positi...
One Last Dance Atlanta Dragway Hosts Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals For Final Time
The Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsport will run as-scheduled at Atlanta Dragway April 8-11, 2021. Recently the NHRA announced the sale of Atlanta Dragway, but the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will complete its national event one last time at the historic facility. Come out and witness history as we help close out t...
PRI ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES, RETURN OF IN-PERSON TRADE SHOW IN 2021
A return to Indianapolis for the annual PRI Trade Show, an all-new membership drive launching next week, and a 2.0 version of the renowned PRI Road Tour are all part of Performance Racing Industry's plans for an unprecedented year. With its mission to build, promote, and protect the racing community, PRI is focused on uniting motorsports professionals and enthusiasts in 2021 through both tradit...
NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock Champion John Leslie Jr. Propelled by Passion
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff From the time John Leslie Jr. began competing in NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock twenty years ago, he has had staunch support from his family and friends. They have cheered for him, crewed for him and campaigned for him. They have watched him pull wheelies and gears, and they have watched him put his car in the trailer after los...
Summit Motorsports Park Offering Track Rentals for Racers
By Mary Lendzion Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio is accepting reservations for track rentals for the 2021 race season. Nearly fifty dates between April and October are available, and professional preparation of the track, which underwent a $1.6 million reconstruction in 2018 and has accommodated many records, will be provided. The promptly-run program welcomes professio...
2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout Sunday Coverage
After overcoming Mother Nature on Saturday, the sun is shining down on the final day of the BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Today every run counts as eliminations wrap up in all the classes, including the Sunday-only specialty classes the Ace Racing Spring Break Shootout and the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. FOR Eliminations and True Street results, CLICK...
Race Wrap 2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout
The highly anticipated start of the 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals began with the 27th Annual BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, over the weekend of March 5-7, 2021. Dramatic shifts in the weather from temperate sunshine on Friday to dreary rain on Saturday and mineshaft air with a strong tailwind on Sunday forced some adjustments in ...
2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout Saturday Coverage
Today, we wrap up qualifying, setting the stage for tomorrow's eliminations, while QA1 True Street racers vie for wins in a full range of elapsed time categories. The quickest True Street machines will fill out the ranks for tomorrow's Ace Racing Spring Break Shootout and the swiftest manual machines will return tomorrow to compete in the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. FOR QUALIFYING RESULTS, CLIC...
2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout Friday Coverage
The sun is shining, the race cars are rumbling, and the 2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout is underway at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Starting with test hits in the morning, racers roll into afternoon qualifying sessions. Here is how the action unfolds on a beautiful Friday at the 2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park. During the off-season J...
2021 BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout Thursday Coverage
Stephen Barnett helped kickoff the BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park with his flawless 1990 Mustang LX coupe. His final ET was only a 4.90 but the incremental times show he will be a force to reckon with this weekend in Edelbrock Renegade. The car is powered by a 400ci small-block Ford that wears a set of Trick Flow High Port cylinder heads and gets from a Pro...
Halprin and His New Harts Turbo to Bring Boatloads of Boost to BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout
By Mary Lendzion After racing for many years and taking some time off, Steve Halprin returned to the cockpit of a race car last year. He purchased Brian Wolfe's Mustang, with a chassis by Team Z Motorsports, and hired Steve Pennywitt to help him put his stamp on it by installing his BES-built 430 cubic-inch engine based on a Dart billet block, Edelbrock/Glidden SC1 heads, Visner Engine Devel...
McKenna Ready for BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout With New BMR Suspension Under His Mustang
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Kevin McKenna If Kevin McKenna gets rattled while going rounds at races, he doesn't show it. He was completely composed on his way to a runner-up finish, a win and ultimately the NMRA Super Stang season championship last year in his Mustang, which he drives to each and every race from his home in Indiana. It scoots with a stock Coyote engin...
Weldon Pump Racer Appreciation Happy Hour March 4th at BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is pleased to announce that Weldon Pump will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour on Thursday, March 4th during the BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout season opener at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida from 5:00PM until 7:00PM All racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited to attend and enjoy ice-cold kegs of be...
Performance Product Showcase March 2021
TorqStorm Superchargers has launched its new competition 2XR series. Generating 1200-plus horsepower, these new twin supercharger systems are robust and light. Weight is dramatically reduced by the elimination of belt-driven accessories usually unnecessary for competition vehicles. In addition, each supercharger is driven by its own auto tensioned 8-rib belt and pulley assembly for superio...
NMRA Tech Committee announcement on Coyote Stock calibration revision
As of February 23, 2021, there is a new G-Force Racing Transmission Coyote Stock ECM calibration available for racers that fixes two problems. The tune is available immediately from Ford Performance; contact customer service to arrange the update. The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals tech department can upload the newest Coyote Stock-legal calibration to a running vehicle at Bradenton Motorsports Park b...
Adam Cox To Run Full 2021 NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle Season
After a stint in NMRA Pure Street with his 88 Mustang in the early 00s and having run in NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle for nearly a decade with his 99 Mustang on a part-time basis, driver Adam Cox is ready to step up to a full-time schedule for his 2021 season in hopes of capturing a class championship. Having to balance his career at CSX Transportation in Kentucky with racing has ...
HPJ Performance Releases Final Pictures of its First Mustang Shelby GT500
HPJ Performance in Belleville, Illinois has released 'some final pictures of its first 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 with twin turbos before the car goes home to the customer. When posting the pictures to HPJ Performance social media, a representative for the company indicated that they are happy with how the car turned out, and are anxious to see what it's capable of on-track. With a stock en...
Lamb Ready to Rev New Gen III Coyote Engine at BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout
By Mary Lendzion G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock is one of the most captivating categories in the NMRA. It's full of wicked wheelies, super-fast shifting and tight top-end racing, and among all of its impressive competitors with incredible cars is Jacob Lamb. The Kentuckian who captured the championship in 2017 has been as quick and fast as 10.02 and 134 mph in his Mustang motiv...
NMRA Tech Committee releases Coyote Stock technical update
There are some technical updates for the 2021 NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock category, as more cars are finished and some challenges have come to our attention. The latest ECU calibration was done in late January 2021 and it solves the IMRC trouble code that has been triggered on some vehicles utilizing the original calibration. MSD Two-Step Rev-Limiter should be hooked up ...
Aeromotive Sweetens the Purse in Spring Break Shootout and Street Car Challenge Eliminators
Longtime fuel system manufacturer Aeromotive continues to support the racers in the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals. This year they are upping the ante by giving a $500 Gift Certificate to the Quick 16 winner of both the Ace Racing Clutch Spring Break Shootout and Mickey Thompson Street Car Challenge Presented Whipple Superchargers. In the Spring Break Shootout the $500 gift certificate stacks on to...
Samantha Moore Locked In For Third NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street Season
As co-owner of Vector Motorsports in Brighton, Michigan, Samantha Moore sure knows her way around a racecar. After years of working on customer projects, though, she decided she wanted to get in on the action herself. Moore purchased her California Special 14 Ford Mustang in 15 with every intention of keeping it fairly stock a thought which, fortunately, didn't last long. I put a supercharge...
NMRA/NMCA Tech Committee Moser Engineering contingency requirements update
Today, the NMRA/NMCA Tech Committee released a reminder/update on the decal and axle cap requirements for competitors to be eligible for Moser Engineering contingency claims. See attached: The 2021 NMRA Class Rules can be found here: https://www.nmradigital.com/class-rules-payouts/ The 2021 NMCA Class Rules can be found here: https://www.nmcadigital.com/2021-class-rules-payouts/
BMR Suspension Steps In as Title Sponsor of NMRA Spring Break Shootout
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to introduce BMR Suspension as the new title sponsor of the NMRA Spring Break Shootout. The legacy event will be known as the BMR Suspension NMRA Spring Break Shootout and it goes down March 4-7, 2021 at Bradenton Motorsports Park. Many NMRA competitors rely on BMR Suspension components each year and we are thrilled to have them come on as the title spon...
After 7.52 in Testing, Albright Aiming for QA1 True Street Win at NMRA Spring Break Shootout
By Mary Lendzion Larry Albright has been attracted to NMRA QA1 True Street for as long as he can remember. He's all about the 30-mile cruise, the three back-to-back passes and the thrill of the chase to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. He has been competitive in the category through the years, and ran as quick and fast as 7.71 and 177 mph last year in his Mustang set up with a sm...
Dayco Aftermarket To Back Watson Racing Cobra Jet Mustangs
Wixom, MI (February 10, 2021) Watson Racing is proud to announce Dayco as a new sponsor. Watson Racing and Dayco will team up to compete in both the NHRA SAMTech Factory Stock Showdown and NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars, with drivers Chuck Watson Sr. and Chuck Watson Jr. at the controls of two 2019 Cobra Jet Mustangs. We've been competitive the last few seasons with our 2019 Cobra Jet Must...
Team Real Speed Racing to field three cars at NMRA and NMCA season openers in March
The 2021 Holley NMRA and NMCA season openers are fast approaching, and the Clearwater, Florida-based Real Speed Racing crew is gearing up for a three-car attack on both events. Real Speed's Walter Drakeford leads the crew with his 1986 Fox-Body Mustang, which has been outfitted with quite a few upgrades since last year's events. The parts overhaul started with a trick Frazier's Fabrication &...
All New Everything Kelly Shotwell is set to blast NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street
After redoing his car three times in three years, the first-ever class winner of NMRA Limited Street, Kelly Shotwell, is ready to blast the 2021 season. Based out of Ohio, Shotwell qualified number one and took the win for the weekend at the inaugural event back in 2017 with his 95 Ford Mustang Cobra also his first-ever NMRA heads-up event. Since then, the car has gone through quite a few diff...
Where It All Started Wild Rides Race Cars
After doing fabrication and building parts for himself and friends for years, Gene Giroud threw caution to the wind in 1993 and went all-in on a new business, Wild Rides Race Cars. It was a hobby that got out of control, laughed Giroud, now 55, who went to trade school while in high school. He had a successful career with an industrial air conditioning company, got married, bought a house, an...
Baer Brake Systems Adds Bonus to Ace Racing Spring Break Shootout Purse
Baer Brake Systems is helping the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals celebrate the 26th running of the Ace Racing Spring Break Shootout by adding a bonus to the winner's purse. The popular high-performance brake company is tossing the winner a Deep Stage Drag Racing Brake System kit that is valued at around $1,000. This means the winner of the Quick-16 heads-up shootout on Sunday could be celebrating in t...
Nitto Tire Continues $1,000 Bonus Program for QA1 True Street at all NMRA events in 2021
Nitto Tire is once again bringing its NT555RII bonus program to the insanely popular NMRA QA1 True Street category, which boosts the purse to $1,000 for the 9-second, 10-second, 11-second, 12-second, 13-second, 14-second, and 15-second winners. The bonus program will be available during the complete 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals event schedule. The program began last year to celebrate the rel...
Charging Ahead Inside Ford Performance's electrifying Cobra Jet 1400 quarter-mile concept
Written By Steve Turner Photography by the Race Pages Digital staff and courtesy of Ford Performance It is eerily quiet in the burnout box and suddenly the Mickey Thompson rear slicks go up in smoke as the sound of gears whir. Then it is quiet again. Staging lights glow, the tree ignites, and the familiar form of a modern Mustang pulls the front wheels and thrusts down the Beech Bend Raceway...
There's Lots to do When You're in Bradenton
With the 27th Annual NMRA Spring Break Shootout coming up, March 4-7, at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, it's time to start thinking about what else you can do while in the area.. Granted there will be a lot of time spent at the racetrack, but we also know racers and their families are looking for other things to do as well. The Bradenton area has plenty offer families. From t...
Where It All Started AFCO Racing
Back in the 80s a professional relationship in motorsports between Mark Bush and Jim Scales ultimately wound up as a collaborative entrepreneurial effort that spawned the suspension and performance parts company known today as AFCO. Living in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, Bush was busy running several oval track-focused speed shops, building engines, and selling Midwest Race Engineering prod...
Matt Fint Moves to NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock for 2021
Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and absence from racing definitely deepens the desire to get back at it more than ever. When former NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle racer Matt Fint sat out for six seasons, his return to NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock in 2020 helped quell a craving, but not completely. Now, for 2021, Fint will be making the move to NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Co...
Virtual Vegas We perused the digital aisles of SEMA 360 in search of the high-performance hardware
By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Specialty Equipment Market Association Each year the entire automotive aftermarket makes a pilgrimage to Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show. Known as the SEMA Show, this even fills the Las Vegas Convention Center and its surrounding parking lots with vehicles and product displays touting new and existing hardwa...
FloRacing Providing Live Streaming Coverage of 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals
FloRacing will broadcast the 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals to the world through exclusive Live Streaming services provided to the world's biggest all-Ford motorsport event series. FloRacing is a leader in online motorsport broadcasts with over 1,000 live stream events each year through its digital platforms. Offering an on-demand live stream option for our racers and fans helps bring NMRA dr...

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