Danny Towe Drives to Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle Championship
By Mary Lendzion Danny Towe began racing his 1970 Mustang Sportsroof soon after he purchased it in 1993. He was going rounds with great results in bracket and index categories at Atlanta Dragway and in Fun Ford Weekend when NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch racer Shane Williams told him that the NMRA was starting the Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle category in 2016, and that he was confident it would ...
American Powertrain Introduces HYDRAMAX Under-Dash Hydraulic Clutch System for Fox Body Mustangs
American Powertrain has introduced the new HYDRAMAX true bolt-in, under-dash Hydraulic Clutch System designed for 1979-1993 Fox body Mustangs that completely eliminates the need for a cable actuated clutch pedal. The new system features an integrated under-dash hydraulic master cylinder and a bolt-in clutch pedal. The included clutch pedal allows for an easy conversion of a cable clutch equippe...
Final Voting for 2021 NMRA Specialty Awards
The survey linked below features NMRA community members the have been nominated for the 2021 Specialty Awards, which will be celebrated Friday, December 10, 2021 during the NMRA Awards Ceremony held in conjunction with the PRI Show. Deadline for voting is October 22, 2021... NO EXCEPTIONS! Thank you, we appreciate your participation in the voting process and for racing with us in 2021! Best regard...
2021 Holley NMRA Drag Racing Champions
With the conclusion of the 2021 Holley NMRA Drag Racing Series, the NMRA staff has tallied up the seasons' points totals. You can find this season's points document HERE. The 2021 Holley NMRA Drag Racing series delivered a full six-race season to satisfy its hungry racers and fans this season and Many of the championships were still up for grabs as the final elimination rounds went down at Beec...
Statement of Action Against Participant
The following action has been taken against Kerry Stinson regarding his actions during the NMRA All-Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY.  Stinson has been disqualified from True Street competition at the event and placed on suspension from NMRA/NMCA competition indefinitely. This suspension has been handed down, as a result of Kerry’s violation of the NMRA ruleb...
Official NMRA Statement Regarding Weather Impacted NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Fest
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals racing officials made the decision on Thursday to accelerate the racing program due to dire rain predictions (90% chance) for Sunday of the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals Presented by Competition Clutch + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival. The drag racing and car show programs were condensed to Friday/Saturday with all drag racing eliminators and QA1 True S...
WEATHER UPDATE: Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals and Holley Ford Festival Adjust Event Schedule Due to Impending Sunday Weather
With weather predicted to impact Sunday’s festivities, the NMRA Officials made the quick decision to modify the racing schedule for the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals Presented by Competition Clutch + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway by condensing the drag racing action to Friday and Saturday. Racing will begin 30 minutes earlier than normal with the gates ope...
NMRA Tech Announces New Coyote Stock Tune for 2022 with 2-Step Rev-Limiter
The NMRA Tech department will issue a new tune for 2022, which includes an integrated 2-step rev-limiter that was designed by Ford Performance. The calibration will be available to competitors on Sunday, October 3, 2021 as they exit competition during the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals Presented by Competition Clutch + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival. “Thanks to David Born and the...
INSIDE Full Event Details & Schedule for NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Fest
The biggest and wildest Ford motorsport show of the year the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival kicks off on Thursday, September 29th at Beech Bend Raceway Park and runs through Sunday, October 3rd. The NMRA, Holley, and FM3 Marketing teams are proud to release a detailed schedule of everything that is happening on the drag strip and oval track with NMRA r...
2022 NMRA Ford Nationals Event Schedule
The NMRA Ford Nationals returns to action in 2022 with six (6) all-Ford national events through unique markets across the eastern United States. The national event series is the largest Ford motorsport show in the world, hosting thousands of participants each year with championship street-car drag racing, True Street challenges, specialty shootouts, car shows, celebrity appearances, and much more....
Eric Bardekoff Aiming to Double Up on Championship Titles in NMRA & NMCA
When Eric Bardekoff started his 2021 racing season, he was expecting to work hard and had hopes for some moderate success. He wasn't expecting to go into the finals for both NMRA and NMCA as the points leader in two championship chases. After finishing fourth in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade in 2020, Bardekoff wrapped up the year with a final-round appearance at the last event in Kentucky. That l...
Senators Burr and Tester Introduce RPM Act in U.S. Senate
Senators Burr and Tester Introduce RPM Act in U.S. Senate -- Bipartisan Pro-Motorsports, Pro-Business Legislation Introduced To Protect the Future of Racing and Motorsports-Parts Businesses -- -- Americans Send More Than 1.5 Million Letters Urging Congress to Sign the RPM Act Into Law -- Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Jon Tester (D-MT) have reintroduced the Recognizing the Protection of Motor...
Breaking News 8.50 Class in QA1 True Street Returns to NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Festival
NMRA officials are bringing back the 8.50 award in QA1 True Street for this year's Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. A record-breaking number of entries are expected in Kentucky the weekend of September 30-October 3, 2021 and Holley has increased the purses across the board in True Street and other cat...
Details Inside TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Coming to NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Festival
The final TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2021 goes down during the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park September 30 through October 3, 2021. The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout celebrates power-shifting fun at select Holley NMRA Ford National events with the Quick 8 eliminator on Sunday. NMRA officials will select the quickest 8 St...
Holley Increases NMRA Purses by Over $11,000 for Biggest Ford Motorsport Event of 2021
The upcoming Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival just got even bigger thanks to Holley increasing the winner purses by over $11,000, making it the most lucrative NMRA event of the year and it happens September 30-October 3, 2021 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The complete rundown of the 100% guaranteed purses'regardless of car counts can ...
RPM Act Update EPA Enforcement Hits Small Speed Shop with $180,000 Fine
As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) targets and increases enforcement against automotive aftermarket companies through its National Compliance Initiative, the federal agency is harming legitimate businesses in the motorsports industry. Despite the EPA's nonbinding, informational claims that it is not targeting aftermarket companies that produce parts for dedicated race cars, the EPA conti...
Young At Heart Dan Helmsing's NMRA Ford Muscle 1966 Ford Mustang
Written by Ainsley Jacobs After being away from drag racing for nearly half a century, Dan Helmsing recently returned to the sport and is having the time of his life. Now, he's making the move to NMRA Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle with a classic 1966 Ford Mustang. In his teens, the Missouri resident, now 75 years young, was heavily involved in racing. He was drafted to serve in the military...
Booze Jr. and Anderson Score Wins At Jacob Lamb's 4th Annual Factory Hot Rod Race
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Jimmy Cantrell and courtesy of Jacob Lamb Now in it's fourth year, Jacob Lamb's Factory Hot Rod Race held at Kentucky Dragway mixes the NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock with the NMCA's Chevrolet Performance Stock category to determine crate motor supremacy. Joining those two classes is a separate class for NMRA Factory Stock racers that is e...
Newcomer Aaron Worstell Joins NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock Ranks
Bitten by the bracket bug early in life, Aaron Worstell was inspired to switch to heads up racing after attending an NMRA event nearly decade ago. Now, with his 1992 Ford Mustang GT, he's moving forward in NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock. Worstell had success on the NHRA circuit and even picked up a few coveted Wally trophies for his bracket racing wins with his 1989 Mustang and runs an uphols...
Lyons Hopes Rebuilt Car Ready in Time For Whipple Superchargers NMRA All-Ford World Finals
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Drew Lyons Drew Lyons has owned his Mustang for twenty-three years. It was his daily driver when he was in high school, and fifteen years ago, it became his race car. And what a race car it has been, as it helped Lyons earn championships in NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock in 2015 and 2016. That's why fans were surprised when the India...
Moore Masterfully Makes Switch To ProCharger, Claims Victory In First Race
Since the class debuted just a few years ago, the NMRA's JDM Engineering Limited Street has been super competitive, with class runners using nearly every engine/power adder combination to achieve maximum performance. Top contender Samantha Moore, after competing in the class for years with a VMP Supercharger, made a spur-of-the-moment decision and switched her combination to a ProCharger. Just ...
NMRA Edelbrock Renegade Racer Bob Zelenak is Spellbound by Small-Block Fords and Nitrous
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Mary Lendzion and Fastest Street Car Staff Bob Zelenak likes living in the countryside in Pennsylvania. It's private, peaceful and surrounded by fields and forests. He drives seventeen miles, some of which are up a mountain, to his job as a fleet and warehouse manager at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. After his shift, he joins his father, Bud, for fulfillin...
Competition Clutch Named Presenting Sponsor of NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to announce Competition Clutch as the Presenting Sponsor of the biggest and baddest all-Ford motorsport event of the year the Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, which runs September 30 thru October 3 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The modern Mustang drag racing and street performance market ha...
Race Wrap Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
CLICK HERE FOR ELIMINATIONS RESULTS. It was hot fun in the summertime as the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals travelled to the Wolverine State to join the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals for a weekend four days of drag racing at the Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering. Attracting more than 500 total race cars to the Fastest Track in Michigan, US 131 Motorsp...
Sunday Coverage Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
We've reached the final day of the Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, and we're ready to get rolling. Racers are preparing their cars for eliminations, which will be incredibly interesting and impressive, and awaiting those who go all the way are the NMCA Winner's Circle, NMRA Winner's Circle and E...
Saturday Coverage Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
The stakes get much higher today at the Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering. Qualifying winds down and eliminations get underway in the heads-up and index classes, while the TorqStorm Superchargers / QA1 True Street and Dodge // Mopar Hemi Shootout presented by Redline Oil racers will decide the winners today. Of those Hemi racers, the top-perfor...
Friday Coverage Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
After a booming start to the Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering, things get real today as testing wraps up and racers move into qualifying in all the heads-up and index classes. While the morning weather called for schedule adjustments, test passes will wrap up today as racers in all categories move into qualifying at The Fastest Track In Michig...
Thursday Coverage Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival
After attracting a massive race car count last year, the NMRA Holley Ford Nationals Series and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals return to US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan, for the Inaugural Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering. This year's united event is wide open for fans to enjoy all the racing action over the next four days, which includes one of th...
Weldon High Performance Happy Hour Thursday July 22 at US 131 Motorsports Park
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is pleased to announce that Weldon High Performance will sponsor a special Racer Appreciation Happy Hour on Thursday, July 22 during the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering at US 131 Motorsports Park from 5:00PM until 7:00PM All racers, family, crew, sponsors, media, and vendors are invited to attend and enjoy ice-cold keg...
Rhea to Race New Car in VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw This Weekend at NMRA/NMCA Michigan Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Keith Rhea Fans of fast cars got to know Keith Rhea's rowdy 2004 Mustang Cobra when he began competing in the NMRA's Cobra/Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout and Hellion Turbo Battle several years ago. Back then, it was powered by a 5.4 GT500 engine and two Precision 72mm turbos, and it hauled to a best of 7.17 at 196 mph in the quarter-mile. More recently,...
Steve Kurimchak to Return to NMRA G-Force Coyote Stock with Gen 3 Engine
After sitting out the 2020 season due to the pandemic and the birth of his second child, Steve Kurimchak was missing racing and feeling down, so he bought himself a little pick-me-up in the form of a sealed Gen 3 Coyote crate engine. A Maryland resident who works at Johns Hopkins University managing its heavy equipment fleet operations, Kurimchak hadn't raced in NMRA G-Force Transmissions Coyot...
Starost Switches Mustang to VMP Supercharger for Remainder of NMRA Limited Street Season
When JDM Engineering Limited Street debuted in the NMRA at the conclusion of the 2017 racing season, there were a lot of questions about what combination would reign supreme. Now, several years into the category, racer Larry Starost is chasing every advantage he can find and recently made a power adder change to further his program. Starost and crew chief/tuner, multi-time NMRA/NMCA champion Br...
Misener Hopes to Cross the U.S./Canada Border Soon for More JDM Engineering Limited Street Competition
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Jay Misener When Jay Misener began competing in JDM Engineering Limited Street back in 2018, he had a naturally aspirated Coyote engine under the hood of his Mustang. He had chosen to get his feet wet in the category without a power-adder, and he achieved a 9.39 with that engine wearing factory heads and a Cobra Jet intake, and backed by a G-Force Racing ...
Jason Davis' NMRA Limited Street Mustang GT
Deep Impact Jason Davis makes a big impression on the NMRA Limited Street Class with his 2015 Mustang GT Written by Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi The NMRA's JDM Engineering Limited Street class has been hugely popular, and despite the relatively limited rule set, the pace at which its entrants have progressed has been staggering. Florida's Jason Davis is one of those Limited Stree...
Enter To Win $500 Travel Voucher from MAHLE Motorsport
MAHLE Motorsport and the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals are proud to announce the Inflation Fighter Travel Voucher program. All racers purchasing Advance Tickets through the FOAT for the remaining two NMRA national events have a chance to win a $500 travel voucher to help offset the rising cost of fuel. Beginning with the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at US 131 Motorsports, MAHLE M...
Stacking/Parking for the 2021 Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering at US 131 Motorsports Park
NMRA/NMCA ALL AMERICAN NATIONALS US131 MOTORSPORTS PARK, MARTIN MI Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information   Wednesday, July 21st 8AM 2PM Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated area on map. 2 PM 7PM Early Racer Parking (Must purchase racer and crew tickets online) 7PM Overnight Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated area on m...
New PRI Membership Program Unites Racing Industry
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (July 7, 2021) Performance Racing Industry (PRI), producer of world-class trade events and media, is launching the racing industry's first of its kind membership program on July 13, 2021. This will make it possible for racers and enthusiasts to join racing businesses in a groundbreaking movement to protect and grow the industry. PRI Membership allows the racing community t...
Whipple Superchargers Named Title Sponsor of NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to announce Whipple Superchargers as the title sponsor of the biggest and baddest all-Ford motorsport event of the year the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, which runs September 30 thru October 3 at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Whipple Superchargers is a huge part of the Mustang scene and it's exciting having them...
Meet the Mickey Thompson On-Site Support Team
The Mickey Thompson brand is practically synonymous with drag racing, as its relentless innovation led to the development of performance tires that not only changed the motorsports world, but also helped shape it, too. The iconic Mickey Thompson logo itself can be seen at tracks all over the world, but in the United States, it can also be seen splashed across the company's multiple trailers that o...
NMRA Statement of Action Involving Martin Connelley
NMRA Statement of Action Involving Martin Connelley During the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park (July 11-13, 2021) the Tech Department disqualified Martin Connelley's four qualifying runs after the vehicle was too light (including driver) due to an incorrect minimum weight for his combination in the Renegade category. The Tech Department's position in this unfortuna...
Racers Pre-Event Testing Update for the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival at US 131 Motorsports Park
US 131 Motorsports Park will be available for testing Monday-Wednesday of the week leading up to the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by Force Engineering July 22-26, 2021 . For more details and scheduling, contact Jason Peterson at (269)-672-7800 or [email protected].
PRI ROAD TOUR RETURNS TO SHOWCASE RACING AND MOTORSPORTS
Performance Racing Industry and its leading content creation team are embarking on a second PRI Road Tour to share stories from events and race tracks around the country. Starting with one of the most historic racing competitions, the PRI Road Tour begins June 23 at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colo. Like the inaugural PRI Road Tour coverage, which brought storie...
BREAKING NEWS Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Returns to Bradenton Motorsports Park in 2022
Be sure to lock into the NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park March 3-6, 2022 as the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals kicks off its 24th season of all-Ford motorsport action. "The 2022 event marks the 22nd time NMRA has kicked off its season in Florida and we are excited to keep the legacy going at Bradenton Motorsports Park with the NMRA Spring Break Shootout," said Rollie Mi...
Supercharger Racer Mike Ciborowski Borrowing Son's Turbo Setup for NMRA/NMCA Michigan Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Mike Ciborowski At the start of the 2021 race season, Mike Ciborowski set some goals for himself. Among them were laying down quicker and faster laps in Edelbrock Renegade, and landing in the NMRA Winner's Circle. The Illinois-based driver certainly has what it takes, and so does his Mustang set up by HPJ Performance and standing out with a...
NMRA HP Tuners Super Stang Champion Kevin McKenna Cruises on the Street and Strip in His Mustang
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Steve Turner and FSC Staff Kevin McKenna has been interested in racing and race cars for as long as he can remember. As a writer and editor for National Dragster and NHRA.com, he has been involved and immersed in motorsports for many years. So has his wife, Jill McKenna, who suggested they buy a Mustang when they moved from California to Indiana several ...
Shotwell Set to Make Edelbrock Renegade Debut at NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
By Mary Lendzion Kelly Shotwell has been successful in NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street ever since he began competing in the category back in 2017. He has set the pace in qualifying and secured wins, and he has stood out. The Ohioan belted in for a best of 8.68 and 160 mph in the quarter-mile in his Mustang boasting a Barker Machine and Fab-built 321 cubic-inch small-block Ford and 7675 P...
The Executioner Michael Lewandowski's Fox Mustang terminates modern competitors with a nitrous-injected, pushrod powerplant
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Although his first car was a 71 Ford Mustang, Michael Lewandowski bought his 79 model new straight from the factory when he graduated high school that same year and he's still racing it today. To read the rest of the article, CLICK HERE.
Date Inside 2022 NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing at World Wide Technology Raceway
Following the successful NMRA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by Fuelab a few weeks ago, officials from World Wide Technology Raceway and ProMedia Events & Publishing are proud to announce next year's event will happen the weekend of May 12-15, 2022. We had an incredible event from the awesome on-track action to being well-organized on the operations side, that is a t...
Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA Power Festival July 22-25 at US 131 Motorsports Park
Arrington Performance has been named title sponsor of the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival and it goes down at US 131 Motorsports Park July 22-25, 2021. The Arrington Performance Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering is the final super-sized event that combines both racing organizations in 2021. It means a lot to our competitors and us to have Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance back as t...
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