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...
NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival Returns to Beech Bend Raceway in 2021
It's hailed as the greatest Ford motorsport spectacle EVER and it returns to Beech Bend Raceway Park in 2021. The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals will once again complete its season with the blowout bash known as the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival the weekend of September 30 thru October 3, 2021. The NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival combines NMRA champio...
NMRA Racer and Crew Awards Nominations are set, VOTE NOW!
Attention NMRA racers and fans! The nominations for the racer and crew awards have been tallied and now is your chance to vote on the racer and crew awards. Vote now by following this link: VOTE NOW Voting closes on October 14th, 2019 and the results will be set.   Thank you, we appreciate your participation in the nomination process and for racing with us in 2019! Best regards, ...
Attitude Street Cars Takes Aim at NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street for 2021 with 02 Saleen
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of Keplinger Designs In between working on customer projects like a Coyote-swapped 70 Mustang Mach I and a Whipple-supercharged GT350 that's pushing well over four-digit horsepower, the team at Attitude Street Cars in Marietta, Georgia, has been working on a little something of their own an 02 Saleen Mustang destined for NMRA JDM Engineering Li...
Saturday Coverage 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
After an exciting Friday at Beech Bend Raceway, the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival hits its stride today. Heads-up competitors make their last two qualifying runs to establish a ladder for tomorrow's eliminations action as racers vie for a trip to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. The massive field of QA1 True Street competitors run their cruise and...
Friday Coverage 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
Bringing the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season to a triumphant close, the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival is in full effect today at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With championships on the line and racers jockeying for a spot in the coveted Top 10, competitors are dialing in the combos with test and tune hits before rolling into the first rou...
NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival Begins
The final event of the 2020 NMRA Ford Drag Racing Series, the 22nd annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, kicked off today with drag racers filling the pits and a test-and-tune session on-track. Showing the diversity of this event, Bigfoot 5 is here on the property and is wearing its giant 10-foot-tall shoes as it towers over the manufacturer's midway. The autocross/dri...
8.50 "Drag Week Style" class comes to NMRA QA1 True Street at World Finals in Bowling Green
NMRA officials have decided to add an 8.50 award to the 2020 QA1 True Street program held at the NMRA World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Arguably the mecca of all things True Street, the historic class offers many dynamics, including the Stick Shift Shootout and the King of the Street Heads Up Eliminator. With many other events being cancelled this year, including Ho...
NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Heading to US 131 Motorsports Park in 2021
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals are returning to US 131 Motorsports Park (Martin, MI) July 22-25, 2021 under a new three year contract with Michigan's fastest race track. It will be a dual event and is dubbed the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival. Jason Peterson and his US 131 Motorsports Park were gracious enough to host our displaced All-American Nationals in 2020 earlier...
Fresh Off NMCA Win, Knieriem Focused on Backing it Up at NMRA All-Ford World Finals
By Mary Lendzion Tim Knieriem puts together some potent powerplants at Knieriem Racing Engines in Louisville, Kentucky. His small-block Ford is one of them, and paired with a Nitrous Express system and Bilbrey Racing Transmissions Powerglide, it helped him haul to a 4.69 and a third-place finish in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade and a second-place finish in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street in...
Ford Performance Cobra Jet 1400 Coming to NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Fest
Last month Ford Performance showed off its latest drag race creation, the Cobra Jet 1400 and it is an electrified version of his famous OEM drag vehicle. The company is bringing the one-of-a-kind Cobra Jet to the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival October 1-4, 2020 at Beech Bend Raceway. The 8-second Cobra Jet 1400 will be making exhibition passes and special match races wit...
David Mormann's Unconventional NMRA Ford Muscle Win in his Diesel Tow Vehicle!
A win is always exciting, but it's even better when it's an unexpected one and especially when it's in an unconventional vehicle. After ten years of trying to beat his good friend and fellow racer, Danny Towe, with his 70 Mustang Mach I, NMRA Ford Muscle racer David Mormann finally sealed the deal in his 4WD 17 Ford F250 diesel pick-up truck with 135,000 miles on the clock. Mormann started h...
Holley NMRA World Champions Will Be Celebrated at NMRA World Finals + Holley Ford Fest
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals will celebrate the 2020 World Champions during a special Aerospace Components Winner's Circle party on Sunday October 4, 2020, at the conclusion of the NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, held at the scenic Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Class champions will be presented with the special Edelbrock Victor Championship Trophy and pre...
FloRacing Signs Partnership with Holley NMRA Ford Nationals for Continued Live Feed Coverage
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals will continue offering Live Feed of its events to fans and racers through an affiliation with FloRacing through 2025. Recently FloRacing formed a partnership with SpeedVideo to expand its coverage and audience. The group broadcasts over 800 racing events a year through the FloSports platform, making it the leader in motorsports for live feed programming. The Live...
Back in the Show Steve Halprin's Mustang honors a long legacy of racing
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Few names in the Ford crowd are revered as much as Don Walsh Jr. and the late Steve Grebeck. Steve Halprin, however, has had the distinct honor of having spent much of his life with both men, and learned the ropes of racing from them. Growing up in Michigan not far from Detroit, Halrpin's father, Charlie, first introduced him to hot rodd...
2020 NMRA Awards Nominations
Each year NMRA accepts open nominations from its membership base for those individuals that displayed exemplary performance, sportsmanship, and dedication to NMRA throughout the season. These people, along with the Top Ten racers in each class, will be recognized by the NMRA at the end of the season. Only current NMRA members may nominate an individual for each of the awards listed below. We encou...
Holley and NMRA Increase Payouts for Biggest Ford Motorsport Event of 2020!
Officials from Holley and NMRA Ford Nationals are proud to announce an increase in payouts for the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival. The biggest Ford motorsport event takes place October 1-4, 2020 at Beech Bend Raceway in Kentucky. It is the second year in a row that the celebrations in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle are a bit more valuable for the leadin...
NMRA World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Kentucky Event Protocols
Early Racer Parking Permitted on Wednesday Sept 30TH - Gate opening hours 2pm 6pm. The Gate will have scanners only No ticket sellers on Wednesday Must purchase online at https://www.thefoat.com/fa/ticketbuy_host-event_tickets/event_id-36532 4-day racer online ticket 4-day crew online ticket NMRA VIP Will Call will be available on Wednesday at the gate. Al...
2020 GForce Performance Engineering King Of The Street Adds Another Contender
With the completion of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering, another name was added to the ladder for the 2020 GForce Performance Engineering King of the Street eliminator, which is set to take place during the Nitto Tire NMRA World Ford Finals and Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Octob...
Race Wrap 2020 Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
Earlier this summer the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals saw several changes to its schedule when the Ford Motorsports Nationals was rolled into the NMCA All-American Nationals and eventually brought the double race to US 131 Motorsports Park. Ultimately, the event became known as the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering, and it was spectacular, with a re...
Sunday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
We're greeted with a great weather forecast on this final day of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Temperatures will be in the 60s all morning and in the low to mid-70s all afternoon, with blue skies beaming. There are more than 600 race cars on the property known as "The Fastest Track in Mich...
Saturday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
The rain was persistent yesterday morning, but racers were more persistent as they waited it out and then turned up the wick for the first round of qualifying at the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Despite high heat and humidity, there were plenty of personal bests on the well-prepped track, and...
Friday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
It is the second day of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering and the cars keep coming in the gate, but fans are limited to just 100 per day, as required by local health laws. Thursday wrapped up with a fast second test sessions in VP Racing Maddatives/Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw as Rob Goss led the crowd with his 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT Drag...
Matt Harget's New Mod Muscle for Factory Stock 79 Mercury Capri
It's practically impossible for a racer not to turn wrenches. So, when his own ride didn't need much, NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock current points leader Frank Paultanis instead turned his focus to his friend, Matt Harget, and his 79 Mercury Capri instead. Early last season, Paultanis swapped his SN95 Mustang over from a Gen 1 Coyote engine to a newer Gen 2 and made a few mino...
Thursday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
It should be no surprise that the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering was going to be a different one. The extravanganza was originally scheduled to go down at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, OH) but when they decided to remain closed for the 2020 season, NMRA and NMCA officials shifted the event over to the prestigious US 131 Motorsports Park (M...
Hassing Ready to Haul at Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
By Mary Lendzion Photos by Jessica Hassing Tyler Hassing had his heart set on a Grabber Blue Mustang for a while when he found a picture of one for sale at a dealership in New York six years ago. Distance didn't matter to Hassing, who lives in Michigan. He had to have it. He purchased the 2013 model with only 2,100 miles on its odometer and made plans to have it delivered to him on a tru...
World Wide Technology Raceway Named Third Stop on NMRA/NMCA 2021 Tours
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, the leaders in the street-legal drag racing market, are proud to announce the new home of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing is World Wide Technology Raceway (Madison, IL). The largest street-legal drag race event of the year happens May 13-16, 2021. The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Dr...
Spotlight: Johnny Drama In the trenches with energetic and successful car chief Johnny Drama Maguda
Written by Jason Reiss Photography by Steve Baur Whenever you ask someone where they're from, you'll get a response about where they grew up, or where they currently live. If you ask Johnny Drama Maguda that question, you're likely to get a simple answer: the drag strip. We'll get into why his nickname is Drama later, but first, let's learn a bit about why he's considered by many to be the...
Where It All Started Eaton
With a rich history and diverse portfolio of products, Eaton Corporation is a powerhouse in the power manufacturing industry, especially when it comes to racing. Although the company now is a global entity on a massive scale, it began back in 1911 when founder Joseph Eaton invested in a new idea. As transportation landscape was changing rapidly, New Jersey native Eaton had an idea for the first...
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