Where It All Started JDM Engineering
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of JDM Engineering When working for someone else lost its luster, Jim D Amore focused his efforts into his own entity and he created JDM Engineering. It became a powerhouse performance provider for late-model Ford modular motor-powered vehicles. Growing up in New Jersey, D Amore was a fixture in his father's body shop. He began his career in th...
Becki Cram Joins the NMRA's Edelbrock Renegade Ranks
Leap of Faith With a little help from her friends, Becki Cram made an unexpected move to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From her first car, a nondescript Dodge Shadow, to her current race-ready NMRA Edelbrock Renegade 2010 Ford Mustang, Becki Cram never shied away from chasing her dreams or pursuing her happiness. To read the full story, CLICK...
Urgent Revised NMRA Schedule/Rule Requirements for St Louis Finals
With the Mid-Season rule adjustments becoming effective as of June 1, 2021, some adjustments have been made to how the NMRA heads-up classes will complete the St. Louis elimination rounds during the next event, the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park, June 10-13, 2021. The NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing final-round participants (Edelbrock Renegade, JDM Engi...
AutoMeter FiTech CAN Gauges Are a Plug and Play Instrumentation Solution
The new AutoMeter FiTech CAN Gauges (model numbers 880828, 880829 and 880890) are a plug and play instrumentation solution for drivers utilizing FiTech's electronic fuel injection and transmission controller systems. Monitor the speedometer, tachometer or water temperature, quickly and conveniently by utilizing the existing FiTech sensors already setup on the vehicle. The FiTech CAN Gauges f...
CHASSIS CERTIFICATIONS available at the 2021 NMRA/NMCA St Louis event
April 26, 2021 CHASSIS CERTIFICATIONS available at the NMRA/NMCA St Louis event. NMRA/NMCA Officials have arranged for NHRA chassis inspector Dave Luken to be at the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance for NHRA/SFI chassis certifications. Mr. Luken will be available for certifications inspections at Tech on: Thursday May 13th -12-7P...
Where It All Started ProCharger
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer A classic inventor's drive paired with a strong business mindset enabled brothers Dan and Ken Jones to transform the centrifugal supercharger into a completely new power adder the ProCharger. The first to offer a complete, intercooled supercharger system and billet impellers, ProCharger developed more than 40 patents, securing ...
Ace in the Hole How Ace Racing helps stick-shift drivers get it done
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by the FSC staff and courtesy of the manufacturer When real-world technology is applied to racing at the track, everyone wins. At Ace Racing, the hard-working team of enthusiasts made it their mission to make driving fun by offering compete, easy-to-install clutch kits for most domestic V-8 applications ranging from street to strip and circle track to tr...
NMRA Tech Committee Finalizes Limited Street Class Rules
Today, the NMRA Tech Committee finalized the 2021 Limited Street class rules with a clarification on clutches. That clarification is as follows: CLUTCH, FLWHEEL & FLYWHEEL SHIELD "Long Style" Clutches are permitted and restricted to a minimum of 10-inch single disc. Steel or aluminum hat permitted. Any single, dual, or triple diaphragm clutch is permitted. Titanium or exo...
Radial Velocity How rising Limited Street star Samantha Moore is speeding away from her competition
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi Some people are seemingly destined to remain on a certain path throughout their life, while others are sometimes forced to take a different road at some point. And then there are others who take a more proactive approach to the direction their lives take, and forge ahead oftentimes into the unknown in search of adventure, or simply a desire t...
2020 Holley NMRA Drag Racing Champions
With the conclusion of the 2020 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 2020 Holley NMRA Drag Racing series itself faced a challenge not seen before, but despite the challenges, the staff was able to deliver a five-race season to satisfy its hungry racers and fans who were looking to focus on ...
Aptitude for Achievement Marvin Knack has a flair for winning season after season in NMRA competition
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Ever since day one, Marvin Knack knew that his life would involve racing. Now, the three-time, back-to-back-to-back NMRA Roush Performance Super Stang champion looks forward to continuing his journey with new plans, new adventures, and hopefully, new titles as well. Growing up in Illinois, Knack was the youngest of five brothers and he...
Performance President FSC takes the pulse of the industry with new President of the PRI trade show and media company, Dr. Jamie Meyer
Written by Steve Turner Photography by Justin Cesler and courtesy of Performance Racing Industry You might remember his voice echoing from the public address system at NMRA races more than a decade ago. He took a passion for drag racing into a fun interpretation of the events as they unfolded. At the time, announcing races, writing for car magazines, and helping run a racing series were just...
Race Wrap 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, wrapped up a crazy 2020 and yet a rather successful Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season for racers and enthusiasts alike. Great racing and outstanding weather made for an excellent combination as event winners drove to the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle and NMRA C...
Sunday Coverage 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The entire 2020 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season comes down to today. Since last year, racers prepared and competed with the hope of earning enough points to earn a spot in the coveted Top 10 in the season's points standings and a shot at a championship . Today is the day to make those dreams come true and every round counts at the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Fes...
Racers Continue To Collect Nitto Bounty Cash At NMRA/NMCA Events
Now into the fourth races of both the NMRA and NMCA drag racing series, the Nitto Tire NT555RII bounty has paid out at every event, and the most recent trip to Martin, Michigan and US 131 Motorsports Park for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering saw several winners collect cash from Nitto. Cruising through the TorqStorm Superchargers True...
Budget Buster Jeff Smith Steps Up His Stick Shift Setup
A mainstay in the NMRA QA1 True Street and TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout classes with his SN95 Mustang Cobra, Jeff Smith aka the Stick Shift Dude has no shortage of wins already under his belt, but the driver from Florida is already knee-deep in an overhaul process to ensure he earns even more. The Pumpkin as his Competition Orange Cobra is known has certainly earned its keep over the years, ...
Saturday Coverage Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance
While it's currently raining, we're expecting skies to clear by late morning or early afternoon over the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and judging by the work that has been going on in the pit area, drivers and their crews are ready to put down some serious power. Awaiting those who go...
Power Wheels Steeda Shows You How Using Lightweight Wheels Can Increase Horsepower
When it comes to making vehicles quicker and faster, we often look to improving the horsepower and torque of the engine through fuel injection tuning and adding or changing out engine components. Decreasing the weight of a vehicle weight also offers performance benefits, as the engine doesn't have to work as hard over a measured distance, which decreases the amount of time across said distance. De...
Battering Ram Testing the Holley Hi-Ram on a supercharged small-block Ford engine
Nearly a decade ago, Holley released a tunnel ram-style intake manifold that seemingly fit dozens of EFI and carbureted applications. From high-winding naturally aspirated monsters to mild-bolt-on junkyard builds to big-power turbocharged, heads-up cars, the Holley Hi-Ram is a seemingly a do-it-all intake manifold. The manifold's versatility comes from having different lids for a variety of app...
Where It All Started Accufab
With a wisdom well beyond his 53 years and more experience than many will gather in a lifetime, John Mihovetz made a name for himself as a master fabricator, record-setting racer, and unapologetically badass owner of Accufab Racing, which proclaims itself the manufacturer of the world's best throttle bodies. Click HERE to read the whole story.
Full Send Alan Felts's Huge Street Outlaw Overhaul
You gotta pay to play. When NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw/X275 hot shot Alan Felts decided he wanted to be at the front of the pack, he went all in with an absolutely massive overhaul of his 91 Ford Mustang. It's gonna be fast. How fast Real fast, proclaimed Felts of the major upgrades that were done by multi-time NMCA champion, Jessie Coulter at Jessie's Garage in Bowling Green, Kentu...
Space Race Holley puts the NMRA World Finals over the moon with the Intergalactic Ford Festival
A huge crowd filled the stands and surrounded the edge of the track. The sound engines revving and tires smoking filled the air. The excitement was electric at Beech Bend Raceway, but it this year it wasn't all about the drag strip. In 2019 the final race on the NMRA calendar expanded into a wonderland for Ford fans thanks to the addition a wide variety of new events and activities brought about w...
2019 UPR Products Car Show, NMRA Bowling Green, Kentucky
NMRA Bowling Green Best of Show Winner: Catherine and Clyde Dunphy, 1969 Mustang Mach 1  NMRA Bowling Green Host Club: Bowling Green Mustangs NMRA Bowling Green Pro Street Winner: Chris Austin, 1965 Mustang NMRA Bowling Green Class Winner: Randy Pone, 1965 Comet NMRA Bowling Green Holley Presidents Award: Anthony Tull, 1969 Ford F-100 NMRA Bowling Green Sunday Class Winner: Randy Pone, 196...
Where It All Started Race Part Solutions
If you've got race car problems, you can call Race Part Solutions. The concept of being able to provide multiple options to customers so that they can get to the finish line without having to wait on backordered items is what first inspired co-owners John Kerr and Darin Matera to start Race Part Solutions. The men met back in 87 while they were working at Horsepower Sales of Delray Beach, Flor...
Customized Cobra Jet While Many Racers Opt To Build Their Own Cobra Jet Clone, EB Customs Eric Bardekoff Went Way Beyond What Ford Performance Offered
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi From Mopar to Mustang and Cuda to Cobra Jet, EB Custom Works Eric Bardekoff takes a hands-on approach whether it's with fabrication or racing. You can see it in the Barracuda that he and his father, Jeff, built and race in NHRA Super Stock competition. You can also see it in the meticulously detailed S550 Mustang that he races in the NMRA's...
NMRA Racer and Crew Awards VOTE NOW!
It's time to put in your vote for the annual NMRA Drag Racing Series presented by Keystone Automotive racer and crew member awards. PLEASE CLICK >>HERE<< TO VOTE Deadline for nominations is October 4, 2019 ... NO EXCEPTIONS! For everyone's convenience, the above link will also be posted on the NMRA website and Facebook page. Please send only one set of nominations per NMRA mem...
NMRA/NMCA Technical Department Statement Reminder on Turbocharger Modification
July 17, 2019 - The NMRA/NMCA Technical Department addressed turbo modifications in 2019 class rule sets and again in a statement on March 26, 2019. Over the last few months, the NMRA/NMCA Technical Department have seen several turbochargers (not in competition) that feature modified turbine wheels. This type of modification is highly susceptible to failure due to the center hub being cut-down fro...
Texas Twosome Miles and Krystie Wagoner share a love of racing fast Mustangs
Written by Steve Turner Photography by Kevin DiOssi Rolling into the burnout box, ROUSH Performance Super Stang racer Miles Wagoner flicks the paddle shifter into first and smokes the tires. Mindful of his surroundings, he slithers to the starting line in his boosted S550. He clicks on the datalogger, checks his dial-in, stages and then it is boiler-up and hammer down until the bulb glows....
Crate Motor Chaos Sealed Stock Shootout Gallery From Atlanta
The Sealed Stock All-Star Shootout held during the 11th Annual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport held at Atlanta Dragway in April has become a much talked about part of the racing season as it pits NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock racers against Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center racers, Ford cra...
Video Inside Dan Ryntz and Darin Hendricks Talk JLT Performance
The competition is fierce in NMRA Factory Stock and Coyote Stock as racers look for an edge over the competition. Several racers in each category have relied on JLT Performance cold air induction kits to help power their way to record runs, event wins, and ultimately the championships in both categories. NMRA rules require off-the-shelf parts for those eliminators, meaning the championship-winning...
NMRA Technical Department makes Rule Adjustments/Clarifications
The NMRA Technical Department address's safety concerns in NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw regarding turbocharger modifications. The Technical Committee reminds competitors that compressor and turbine wheels, blades, hubs, cover, or housing modifications are PROHIBITED and must be run as-produced. Recent incidents have revealed modifications to original designs that could become a safety hazard...
UPR Products Billet Rearend Stud Girdle for 1979-2014 Ford Mustang 8.8
Get the ultimate cover for your Ford 8.8 with this Billet Differential Cover from UPR. Most rear end covers are cast in aluminum and then machined, but this new cover from UPR Products starts as a large chunk of 6061 billet aluminum and is CNC machined inside and out. Cast aluminum can have imperfections or defects in the metal, making them not as strong as a billet block, which gives you a much s...
Thursday Coverage 25th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout
  The 2019 NMRA drag racing season has begun today with a test and tune session for the 25th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout. NMRA Pro 5.0 champion Joe DaSilva, a long time competitor at this event, made the trek from his home in Ontario, Canada, for a little Spring Break Shootout action behind the wheel of his four-eyed, Fox-body Street car. The Mustang is powered by a Coyote...
Kurtis Forsberg runs a 7.82 at 176 in testing on third pass after rebuild from massive wheelstand
Written By Derek Putnam Photos Courtesy of Kurtis Forsberg What's a good way to get noticed in the QA1 True Street class Do a massive wheelstand. Kurtis Forsberg's sky shot at the 2016 NMRA season opener was good enough to nab the cover shot of the July 2016 issue of Race Pages magazine. The car finished in the top ten in True Street, said Forsberg, and I made...
Huge Manufacturers Midway Planned for the NMRA Spring Break Shootout!
Each year the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout at Bradenton Motorsports Park features one of the largest manufacturers midways of the season...and 2017 is no exception! Be sure to hit the ATM on your way to the track March 2-5 for great deals on the parts you need for your Mustang or Ford. Have an all-new Ford Mustang No problem Spring Break Shootout vendors, including several Keystone ...
Beat the Heat, Get an Awning
Holiday Industries, a leader in the design and manufacturing of race trailer awnings and canopies for the motorsports community for over 30 years, became the Official Awning of the NMRA and NMCA. Based in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Holiday Industries outstanding race trailer awnings and canopies help racers beat the elements, then beat the competition. Offerings include cantilevered canopies, sing...
NMRA Crowns 2018 Season Champions And Recognizes Special Guests At 2018 PRI Show
The NMRA Drag Racing Series presented by Keystone Automotive brought its 20th season to a close on Friday December 7th, 2018 during the Performance Racing Industry show as it crowned its class champions. The event was a memorable experience for all and the NMRA would like to congratulate its class champions. VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw Andy Manson Edelbrock Renegade Frank Varela ProC...
PerTronix's New Digital HP Mobile CD Ignition System
The Digital HPMobile is controlled by the Digital HP Mobile application (app) from your Android or Apple device which communicates with your Digital HP Mobile ignition box via Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing you to program the many features of the ignition system. The easy to use app sets your three rev limits, shift light, start retard, spark settings and tachometer preferences. Save and ...
Friday Coverage The 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing presented by Fuel Systems Technology
The track is just about ready to go hot here at Rt. 66 Raceway for the 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing presented by Fuel Systems Technology. We go straight into qualifying session number one this morning and we've got over 400 race cars all looking to get down the finely honed 1320. After completing his licensing passes, former NMRA Pure Street st...
The 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street legal Drag Racing presented by Fuel Systems Technology
It's finally time to kick off the biggest race of the NMRA/NMCA season with the Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by Fuel Systems Technologies. Over 250 race-car-hauling trucks and trailers have poured into Rt. 66 Raceway today alone for what promises to be an epic weekend of racing. A spectacular weather forecast should bring some fantastic day and night action, and toda...
**ATTENTION** NMRA QA1 TRUE STREET RACERS
*IMPORTANT Event Announcement* NMRA Will Double True Street Purses this weekend at NMRA Finals if 150+entries True Street parking in oval until the area is full Prime time Saturday eliminations live on Speedvideo.com
  • Time trial at Noon
  • Meeting and cruise at 2:30pm
  • Eliminations at 4:30pm (Schedule subject to change)
Warren to Wheel V6-Powered Mustang in Ford Muscle
A few months after driving his 1971 Caprice to the NMCA Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car championship last year, Andy Warren climbed into his 2013 Mustang and headed to the 18th Annual Nitto NMRA All Ford World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Kentucky. There, he entered Race Pages Ford Muscle, chose a 14-second index and won a few rounds before turning on the red light, ever so slightly, a...

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