Travis Burkett to Debut in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade for 2020 Season
Some people like to dip their toe in the water before jumping in, and others like Travis Burkett just go full-on cannonball-style straight into the deep end instead. After dabbling in drag racing over the years, the family man from Greenfield, Indiana, is set to dive in and make his NMRA debut in the fiercely competitive Edelbrock Renegade category. In 2004, when he was 20 years old and studyin...
After Wild Ride and Repairs, McMullin Readying for 2021 NMRA Season
By Mary Lendzion While Kevin McMullin's 2020 race season commenced with a runner-up finish at the first NMRA event of the year, it closed with a wild ride at the last NMRA event of the year. In the second round of G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock eliminations at the NMRA All-Ford World Finals featuring the Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival in September at Beech Bend Racew...
Chassis Inspection Day at NMRA Spring Break Shootout
NMRA is hosting NHRA chassis inspector Rich Schreck during NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park for NHRA/SFI chassis certifications. Racers will be inspected by appointment ONLY! Appointments will be available at Bradenton Motorsports Park on Thursday March 4th from 8am-6pm and Friday March 5th from 8am-1pm. Please contact Rollie Miller at [email protected]
Tom Mueller to Take on NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock with Brandon Alsept in 2021
When it's time to get back into racing after a hiatus, it's always a good idea to consult an expert. And, when that expert is Brandon Alsept, winner of two NMRA Pure Street championships, one NMCA Mean Street championship, and crew chief/tuner for Matt Amrine's four NMRA Factory Stock championships, the good idea becomes a great one. Ohio resident Tom Mueller drag raced his ProCharged 89 Fox b...
United States Motorsports Association Partners With Summit Motorsports Park
By Mary Lendzion The United States Motorsports Association has been named the Official Motorsports Advocacy Group of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Formed in 2015, the United States Motorsports Association represents the racing industry in local, state and federal matters, and creates connections between members of the racing industry and government officials. It also serves as...
Clean and Mean When Tony Hobson wanted to run quicker on the quarter-mile, he built a stunning Fox Stang
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi In life, change can be full of questions and confusion. In racing, though, the word change is generally synonymous with going faster. That's exactly the kind of change Tony Hobson was looking for when he pulled the trigger on a new-to-him Fox-Body Mustang. Growing up in Missouri, Hobson always knew he would be involved in racing in som...
Ace Racing Sponsors Spring Break Shootout Class
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to announce Ace Racing has joined the national event series as the sponsor of the legendary Spring Break Shootout category, held March 4-7, 2021 at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. "We're excited to work with the NMRA and it's large group of enthusiasts and fans, said Joe Hoffner of Ace Racing. "The stick-shift transmission has been syn...
Mormann Earns His First NMRA Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle Championship
By Mary Lendzion In his clean, classic and eye-catching Mustang Mach 1, David Mormann is a very competitive contender in NMRA Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle. And while he had finished toward the top in points for the past several years, he wanted to earn a championship in the worst way in 2020. With that in mind, the Floridian was focused going into the first NMRA event of the season, the...
Leslie Jr. Forceful While Flying to NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion Twenty years have passed since John Leslie Jr. began competing in NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock. In that time, he has fascinated fans with his hard launches, high wheelies and hurried shifting in a couple of different Mustangs, but most recently in his silver and blue bullet boasting a Coyote engine by MPR Racing Engines, a G101-A by G-Force Racing Transmissions...
Evan Bader Promoted to Track Manager Position at Summit Motorsports Park
Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio is proud to announce that Evan Bader has been named Track Manager. Bader began working part-time at the famed family-owned facility when he was ten years old, and transitioned to full-time upon graduating in 2016 with a degree in Sport Management and Public Relations from Ohio Northern, where he also was a goalie for the university's soccer team. He h...
McKenna Motors to NMRA ROUSH Performance Super Stang Championship in Street-Driven Mustang
By Mary Lendzion While Kevin McKenna had been competing in NMRA Ford Muscle, he made the move to NMRA ROUSH Performance Super Stang in 2020. He was prepared for the challenge, and to be sure that his street-driven Mustang motivated by a stock Coyote engine and VMP supercharger was also prepared for the challenge, he drove it from his home in Indiana to Ramsey's Performance in Flori...
NMRA Tech Committee Finalizes 2021 Class Rules
Today, the NMRA Tech Committee finalized the championship class rules and they are now available online. The Committee has several items to review in Limited Street before finalizing that rule set and expects to have this completed early next week. Classes with final rules posted today include the following: General Regulations Points Street Outlaw Renegade Coyote Stock Fact...
Paultanis Rows Gears to His First NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion While Frank Paultanis pulled off a fifth-place finish in NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock last year, his mind was on motoring to a championship this year. He got the ball rolling by blasting to a 9.92 and 132.99 mph to lead qualifying at the first event of the season, the 26th Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout, which was Feb. 27-March 1 at Bradenton Motor...
Dill Drives to His First Championship in NMRA Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning
By Mary Lendzion From the moment Bob Dill began competing in NMRA Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning back in 2007, he has enjoyed everything about the category. That includes all of the Lightnings, F150s, Rangers and Rancheros, and even the occasional Super Duty. He also has enjoyed everyone in the category, and has become friends with many fellow racers and their crew membe...
Putnam Pulls Off Five Successive Wins on Way to NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street Championship
By Mary Lendzion After securing a second-place finish in NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street last year, Bill Putnam announced his plans to pursue a championship in the category this year. And, he and his Mustang were well-prepared with a commanding combination consisting of a Coyote engine by MPR Racing Engines, VMP Gen 3 supercharger, Turbo 400 by Gates Transmission and UPR Products suspens...
Henson Emerges as NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle Champion
By Mary Lendzion Jason Henson has had a handle on how to win in NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle for many years now. He frequently finishes toward the top in points, and he claimed his first championship in the category in 2018. With the number 2 on the windows of his Mustang Mach 1 motivated by a 4.6 Four-Valve engine and C4 transmission, he began his chase for a sec...
Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Names RYNO Classifieds as Official Classifieds for 2021
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to welcome RYNO Classifieds to the popular sanctioning body as the Official Classifieds for 2021. The two companies complement each other by putting the motorsport-specialized RYNO Classifieds in front of thousands of racers and enthusiasts during live events and also offering significant reach across several digital and social media platforms as well as a l...
Greathouse Unwavering on Way to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade Championship
By Mary Lendzion Joel Greathouse has accomplished a lot in his years of racing. He is competitive in any car he is in, he is competitive in any category he is in, and he is talented, tenacious, resolute, and relentless. The Kentuckian was committed to capturing a championship in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade this year, and was willing to work hard incredibly hard for it. He and his team, including...
NMRA Street Car Challenge Debut Set for Spring Break Shootout
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to introduce the Street Car Challenge, a new category for 2021 with a debut during the Spring Break Shootout March 4-7, 2021 at Bradenton Motorsports Park. The Street Car Challenge will also be featured during the Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, OH) June 10-13 and the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at B...
NMRA Tech Announcement Coyote Stock Gen III Calibration Process
The NMRA Coyote Stock Gen III Calibration Flash is only available through Ford Performance (Mail-In) and NMRA Tech (Event). Coyote Stock racers that are sending their Gen III ECU module to Ford must ship the unit to: Attn: M. Korczyk CS Gen 3 Module 38000 Amrhein Road Livonia, MI 48150 In addition to shipping the ECU, racers are required to contact the Ford Performance Tech Department ...
Jones Secures His Second NMRA ARP Open Comp Championship
By Mary Lendzion William Jones is well-aware that NMRA ARP Open Comp is one of the most competitive categories in the series. He also acknowledges that he has to be an aggressive driver with an aggressive car to have a shot at spending some time in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. And, that has helped him see some serious success through the years, including in 2014, when he earned his...
DiDonato Drives to NMRA VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw Championship
By Mary Lendzion While Dom DiDonato was a fierce competitor in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade, he decided to turn his focus to VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw last year. It was a worthwhile and wicked move, as he wheeled to a second-place finish in points despite being a newcomer in the incredibly competitive category, and while that was laudable, he wanted to lead points this year. DiDon...
Hellion Turbo To The Front John Urist Wins X275 in Vegas
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Eddie Maloney Four the last 4 years, Albuquerque, New Mexico's John Urist has whittled away at his S550 Mustang and turbocharged Coyote powerplant, and his efforts were recently well rewarded when he drove to the winner's circle at the 2020 Street Car Super Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For Urist, whose Hellion Turbo company is ar...
QA1 Debuts Limited Lifetime Shock Warranty
QA1 is excited to announce the launch of its new limited lifetime warranty program. Offered on many of the most popular shock lines, the limited lifetime warranty can be applied to shocks purchased on or after 9/1/2020. A leader in shocks and performance products for nearly 30 years, QA1 has always had a commitment to quality. This new limited lifetime warranty is a way to further assure custom...
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2020 Race Pages Virtual Trade Show December Edition
The year 2020 will be remembered as one that was so strange that it postponed the two biggest automotive aftermarket trade shows SEMA and PRI. This leaves all those member companies struggling to find a place to show off their most important products, old and new. With that in mind, here is RacePagesDigital.com's version of a virtual trade show. This section will run for the next few months wit...
Dream Team JPC & DMC Collaborate on Paul Liverette's Fox Body Mustang
Somethings, things go according to plan and sometimes they simply don't. In Paul Liverette's case, life thew him a curveball, but he knocked it out of the park and decided to live in the moment and change up his Mustang build in the process. Located near Annapolis, Maryland, Liverette brought his Fox body to the talented team at JPC Racing about two years ago for what was only supposed to be a ...
Sean Kelley Building Towards 2021 QA1 True Street Debut With New Mustang
QA1 True Street has always been one of the hottest NMRA classes and it seems that the competition continues to heat up each year. In 2021, Sean Kelley plans to join the fray with his 1989 Mustang coupe. Kelley is no stranger to the NMRA or to high performance for that matter, but most of the time he's focused on his customer cars at his shop, Kelley Performance in Virginia Beach, Virginia. In f...
Breaking News Gavin Carter Named NMRA/NMCA Racing Operations Manager
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals are proud to announce Gavin Carter has filled the newly created Racing Operations Manager position. His full-time role at ProMedia Events / Publishing / Productions will include the Race Director spot at all NMRA/NMCA national events along with pre- and post-event responsibilities related to the competitor experience and event logistics....
First Gen III Coyote In the 9s Chad Stephens Dirtybird Stretches Its Wings
Canadian racer Chad Stephens is known for his 87 Ford Thunderbird's high-flyin wild wheelie action, but now the NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock standout can also be known for putting down the first 9-second quarter-mile pass with a Gen III Coyote engine. It's been a season of ups and downs for Stephens, after starting things out at Florida's Bradenton Motorsports Park in Februa...
Less Stock, More Race PHL Racing's New NMRA Renegade Contender
Written by Steve Baur Photos Courtesy of Jim LaRocca After winning the 2017 ProCharger Coyote Modified championship in the NMRA, Tommy Annunziata and PHL Racing partner Jimmy LaRocca had set a high bar for their team's performance in NMRA competition. With their recent move to the Edelbrock Renegade class, the team realized that their current car would need a little more than a nip and tuck ...
Where It All Started SCE Gaskets
Coming from an entrepreneurial family, it's no surprise that SCE Gaskets founder, Ryan Hunter, was destined to own a business right from day one. Now, his company, which began in a garage, is a recognized leader in the manufacture of engine gaskets for automotive racing and high-performance applications. Growing up in the high desert of Los Angeles County in California, Hunter was inspired by b...
2020 Race Pages Virtual Trade Show
The year 2020 will be remembered as one that was so strange that it postponed the two biggest automotive aftermarket trade shows SEMA and PRI. This leaves all those member companies struggling to find a place to show off their most important products, old and new. With that in mind, here is RacePagesDigital.com's version of a virtual trade show. This section will run for the next few months wit...
Generation Next-Ford Performance and NMRA Testing Notes from the Gen 3 Coyote Stock Engine Package
By Michael Galimi Photos Courtesy of Ford Performance and NMRA Archives Ford Performance's next-generation Coyote Stock engine package became available on June 19, 2020 and it is based on the Gen 3 Coyote platform. The major highlights of the new Coyote Stock engine are a much higher output coupled with direct fuel injection. NMRA began working with Ford Performance during the summer of 2019 w...
Where It All Started ROUSH Competition Engines
The ROUSH name is revered in racing for producing killer combinations and powerful platforms. ROUSH Competition Engines North, while a global powerhouse in its own right today, developed from ROUSH's original start in the industry to focus on racing powerplants. Beginning his automotive career as an engine development engineer for Ford Motor Company in 64, Jack Roush quickly discovered drag ra...
2021 NMRA Championship Categories & Preliminary Rules
As we wind down the 2020 season, celebrating the Champions and Top 10 Finishers, the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is gearing up for 2021. Listed below are the 10 Championship categories for 2021 and the Preliminary Rules can be found Street Outlaw Renegade Limited Street Coyote Stock Factory Stock Open Comp Truck & Lightning Super Stang Modular Muscle ...
NMRA Statement on Mark Anderson Appeal
The NMRA Competition Committee has reached a decision in the appeal filed by Mark Anderson regarding his non/compliance with a Technical Inspection/Teardown in the Factory Stock class at the NMRA World Finals on October 1-4, 2020. The NMRA Competition Committee has adjusted the action taken to the following: 1. Removal/Disqualification of the vehicle from competition in Factory Stock at the NMR...
Specialty Award Winners Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Recognizes Racers & Crews
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals completed an incredible season of drag racing and the five-event schedule, due to COVID-19, provided some compelling racing and story lines. Annual specialty awards include Driver of the Year, Sportsman of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and the Jim Swarr Crew Member of the Year. These time-honored awards celebrate extraordinary people in our racing community that ...
ProMedia Launches New Event Production Division
Santa Ana, CA (October 23, 2020) ProMedia Events & Publishing is proud to announce ProMedia Productions, a new division for the prominent sanctioning body and media company. The newly formed brand is a for-hire event production and logistics group offering complete, turnkey motorsport event management. Some of the best businesses are created organically and ProMedia Productions is a perfec...
Monster Motor Paul Svinicki puts the first Godzilla-powered Mustang down the track
Written By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Paul's High Performance and Performance Racing Industry If you've been starting to hear the term Godzilla popping up in performance circles and you are wondering why, it's because Ford's latest pushrod engine is making moves from its intended home under the hoods of Super Duty trucks into the world of engine swaps and racing. For those not up ...
Breaking News 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals Event Schedule
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals returns to action in 2021 with six (6) all-Ford national events through diverse markets. The national event series is the largest Ford motorsport show in the world hosting thousands of participants each year with championship drag racing, QA1 True Street challenges, specialty shootouts, UPR Products car shows, celebrity appearances, and much more. We closed out the 2...
NMRA Tech Committee Releases 2021 Preliminary Limited Street Rules Addressing Chassis Specifications
The NMRA Technical Committee has released a 2021 preliminary Limited Street rule set addressing chassis specifications. Racers with questions, please contact Roger Conley (Tech Director) on the tech line at 714-785-8282.
The 2021 NMRA Preliminary Class Rules can be found here: www.nmradigital.com/2021-event-info/2021-class-rules-payouts
Attention Racers Deadline Looming for 2021 Rule Requests
NMRA would like to kick-off the 2021 rules discussion in an effort to serve you better. With that in mind, please submit rule requests for the 2021 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals by October 26, 2020. Our Tech Department, headed by Roger Conley, will begin evaluating those requests to help form the 2021 Preliminary Rules for next season. We value all of your input and while not all requests are granted...
Just Dew It! Chad Scholten took his green FarmStang from rags to races in NMRA ARP Open Comp
If there's one thing that Chad Scholten loves more than racing, it's family. For him, there's nothing better than enjoying a week at the track with the people he loves. And, if he can happen to make some new friends and go a few rounds in the process with his NMRA ARP Open Comp 91 Mustang known as FarmStang, then it's even better. To read the rest of the story, CLICK HERE.
MAHLE Motorsport Celebrates a Century of MAHLE Automotive Innovation - Announces $100 PowerPak Piston Rebate
Fletcher, NC, (October 13, 2020) In celebration of MAHLE's 100 years of automotive innovation that has made it the winningest piston manufacturer in the world, MAHLE Motorsport is announcing a $100 discount on all PowerPak piston kits. The discount is available starting October 15 via a mail-in rebate. Now high performance enthusiasts and sportsman class racers alike can take their engine builds...
NMRA Technical Department Statement of Action Against Participant
The following action has been taken against Mark Anderson regarding his decision to not comply with a Technical Inspection/Teardown in the Factory Stock Class at the NMRA World Finals on October 1-4, 2020. The NMRA Technical department has, in accordance with the NMRA rulebook, imposed the following actions in response to Anderson's choice not to tear down: Removal of the vehicle from competi...

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