New Product Precision Turbo & Engine Gen2 Pro Mod XPR CEA 88mm Turbocharger
Precision Turbo and Engine has added a new size to its line of championship winning and record-setting Pro Mod turbochargers with the release of the new GEN2 Pro Mod 88 XPR Turbocharger. Utilizing an 88mm inducer GEN2 CEA (Competition Engineered Aerodynamics) CNC-machined, 2618-forged aluminum compressor and our 108mm exducer CEA turbine wheel, this Pro Mod offers unparalleled performance, gr...
New Product Aerospace Components Manual Brake and Pedal Conversion Kit for the S550 Mustang
The Aerospace Components Manual Brake and Pedal Conversion Kit for the S550 Mustangs (2015-2018) saves weight, adds space under a cramped hood, and improves braking. Going manual does not mean sacrificing great braking. With the Aerospace Components Conversion Kit, braking is actually improved! This is accomplished by correcting the pedal ratio and geometry so proper pressures can be achieved, wit...
Super Ford Showdown Offers over $11,000 In Payouts at NMRA SuperNationals
The Super Ford Showdown returns to the NMRA SuperNationals at National Trail Raceway (Hebron, OH) over the weekend of June 7-10, 2018 and the payout tops $11,000. NMRA and National Trail Raceway officials offer four categories with two sets of eliminations; there will be Saturday and Sundway winners through four categories Fast Ford and Quick Ford are 1/8-mile eliminators while Street Ford and Nos...
Video Inside MAHLE Motorsport New Elite Sportsman Drag Racing PowerPak+ Pistons On the Shelf
We recently sat down with Trey McFarland of MAHLE Motorsport to discuss their new piston program, the Elite Sportsman Drag Series PowerPak+ series. The program is designed to produce large volumes of popular piston designs so engine builders and distributors can keep them on the shelf for quick service to customers. MAHLE Motorsport has kicked off the Elite Sportsman Drag Series with the popular b...
Video Inside Stifflers 6R80 Crossmember for 1979-2004 Mustang
Most people think of an LS engine whenever the word "swap" is mentioned these days. That, however, is not the case as the Coyote 5.0 swap is a booming market as of late. Between the high output from the factory and the ability to pull a Coyote out of a junkyard has made it an easy and desirable swap. Then throw in the red-hot aftermarket with the option to build 3,000hp versions, and the Coyote is...
Video Spotlight Jacob Lamb & JLT Performance Win 2017 G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock Championship
The G-Force Racing Transmission Coyote Stock division in the NMRA Ford Nationals series is one of the most competitive and unique categories in all of drag racing. All racers utilize a stock Coyote 5.0 from Ford Performance that has been "sealed" by the factory to prevent tampering with the internal components. Essentially, the OEM pulls production Mustang engines off the assembly and uses a uniq...
Commerce Racer & Vendor Parking and Stacking Schedule and Information
Wednesday, April 4th 8AM OVERNIGHT - Racer and Vendor Stacking in Designated areas (see map) and follow signs to proper areas for stacking 3PM 6PM Pre-event Credential/Ticket Sales in Stacking Lot   Thursday, April 5th 9AM Vendor and Racer Gates Open 7 PM - Racer Gate Closes. (remains open overnight for those who already have credentials) 7 PM OVERNIGHT - Stacking in...
Golf Cart Rentals Available at Atlanta Dragway
If you're heading to Atlanta Dragway for the All-Star Nationals in a couple of weeks, why not do the race in style Let's face it, lugging yourself around the facility can be a pain, especially if you like to check out the racing, the pits and the car show. You can do that of course, or you can take a load off by renting a gold cart from our friends at Fat Boys Gold Carts. They will be at the trac...
We Need Your Used (Big) Tires
Much like Sarah McLachlan graces our television sets each holiday season with cries of help for all the sad animals Think about what a dollar can do We have our own plea for you to consider as the racing season approaches. In order for us to give racers the best racing surface possible, we need used tires to stick on the tire rotator. Not just any kind of tire (Yes, keep those 145SR13's at hom...
First of the 2018 Contingency Sponsors Now Posted
With the 2018 NMRA season rapidly approaching, racer contingency sponsors have begun renewing their contingency program with the NMRA or joining the series for the first time. That means we have now begun populating the 2018 Contingency Sponsor list >>HERE<< where you can download a pdf file. Keep in mind this is the preliminary list for this season and that we'll be adding many more i...
Racers: Ballast Clarification
There has been some confusion among racers recently about the Ballast rules. The NMCA Tech Committee would like to remind all racers of the Ballast rules per the NHRA rule book.
To review these rules, download the pdf linked below.
Ballast Clarification
New Product Aerospace Components Manual Brake Conversion Kit for the S550 Mustang
The all-new manual brake conversion kit for the S550 Mustang saves weight, adds space in the engine compartment, and improves braking. Switching to a manual brake setup doesn't mean you have to sacrifice great braking. The Aerospace Components S550 Mustang Manual Brake Conversion kit actually improves braking due to a few key reasons. The kit provides the correct pedal ratio and geometry, that all...
Two-time Roush Performance Super Stang Champion Marvin Knack Relies on Stifflers Chassis & Suspension Components
https://youtu.be/NtV5hFGThNQ Marvin Knack successfully defended his NMRA championship title in the Roush Performance Super Stang division, making him a back-to-back champion. We caught up with Knack during the 19th annual Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals to talk about Super Stang and how Stifflers Chassis & Suspension has been an integral part of his winning combination. He relies on t...
ProMedia Launches RacePagesDigital.com
Santa Ana, Calif. (October 16, 2017) ProMedia Events & Publishing is proud to announce the launch of Race Pages Digital (racepagesdigital.com), a new destination for racing and automotive enthusiasts. Race Pages Digital joins Fastest Street Car magazine and existing event websites in providing coverage of ProMedia's highly successful and industry leading grassroots racing series, the NMCA M...
Steeda Returns to NMRA Drag Racing with Limited Street and Spring Break Shootout
Steeda Autosports, established in 1988 by Dario Orlando, is one of the oldest and biggest names in the Ford aftermarket with a rich motorsports tradition. The company is coming back to drag racing in a big way, first by sponsoring Limited Street, a new-for-2018 heads-up class that represents where Mustang drag racing came from and where it is going. Steeda Autosports involvement with NMRA doesn't...
Rules Clarification for Coyote Stock and Limited Street
Coyote Stock The NMRA Technical Committee has had several inquires about certain clutch engagement/dis-engagement techniques. The NMRA technical committee felt it necessary to clarify the clutch rules, so that the rule is perfectly clear on the subject. The Online rule set for Coyote Stock has been updated with this clarification. Link to NMRA Coyote Stock Rules: http://www.nmradigital.com...
Easy Loom Split-Sleeve Wire Loom From DEI
DEI's protective Easy Loom Split Sleeves provide superior protection of wire, hoses and cables exposed to caustic solvents, abrasion or the elements. Designed with a clean, classy woven material that looks better than plastic tubing, Easy Loom Split Sleeves are easy to install or remove for maintenance. Made with a self-closing, split design with a 30-percent overlap, they can be installed quickly...
New "Bullitt" CNC Ported Heads From AFR
AFR recently released their new big-block Ford Bullitt CNC ported cylinder heads. These new heads feature a different port shape with a more consistent cross-sectional area and new valve positioning compared to the factory pieces. The clean-sheet design improves engine response, providing increases in horsepower and torque. They are now available in 280cc, 295cc and 315cc intake runner version...
Callies Compstar Rods for the Ford 2.3L and 2.0L EcoBoost Engine
Callies introduces Compstar connecting rods for high horsepower 2.3L and 2.0L Ford EcoBoost engines. These rods are designed to easily withstand the rigors of 150 HP per cylinder applications. Compstar EcoBoost rods can be ordered with either ARP2000 or ARP/CA625 bolts. Designed to accommodate stock wrist pin and crank journal diameters, these rods are a great fit for mild to wild engine builds...
0-5-Volt Fluid Pressure Transducers From Auto Meter
AutoMeter recently announced a new line of senders aimed squarely at the Data Acquisition and EFI markets. Leveraging their track-proven solid state design, these 0-5v pressure transducers offer unparalleled accuracy and durability at a fraction of the cost. Bucking the trend of locked down, proprietary parts, these new senders will work with nearly every popular data acquisition and fuel manageme...
Updated Information on Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Class Runoffs
This was updated on July 6th. Please read bold type at the end. NMCA vs NMRA START PARAMETERS / TREE HANDICAP PM SO* .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. Sun. NO breakout 1/8 PS REN .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competitor's low elapsed time Fri. Sun. NO breakout 1/4 RW CM .4 PRO Handicapped according to Individual competi...
Small-block Ford Billet-Steel Flywheels from Hays
CNC-machined from 1045 billet steel that withstands the high-RPM demands of competition use, these all-new flywheels from Hays are ideal for today's high-horsepower street, off-road, and race engines. Each one is CAD-designed for maximum performance and durability, SFI-certified to meet spec 1.1, and available in 157- and 164-tooth designs in both external and zero (neutral) balanced applications....
Steve Long Named General Manager at National Trail Raceway in Columbus
Steve Long has joined National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio as the General Manager. With experience as the lead starter at National Trail Raceway and a background of drag racing operations along with experience in management and team building, Long brings decades of experience that will prove very helpful in the redevelopment of National Trail Raceway. I am personally very excited to wel...
Track Warrior Carburetors from Holley
Holley has introduced the all new aluminum Track Warrior carburetors. They utilize the best features from Holley's Race Bred Classic 4150 HP carbs, and they have added billet metering blocks, billet base plate, adjustable secondary linkage and knurled (hand adjustable) curb idle screws. The Track Warrior features an aluminum contoured main body design and has screw in air bleeds for precision tuni...
900 CFM Airmover shop fan from Flex-a-lite
The new Flex-a-lite 1000 Airmover is a must have for racers, enabling you to cool your car quickly between rounds. It is also extremely useful in the garage when you need to clear the air, cool a car down or simply need air movement to keep you cool as you work. The Flex-a-lite 1000 Airmover is lightweight and compact, making it easy to pack and handle. Its high-velocity performance, 900 CFM of fo...
Victor II 5.0L Coyote Intake Manifold from Edelbrock
The Edelbrock Victor II intake manifold (#7180) is designed for use with Ford Coyote engines running in the 1500 - 7500 RPM operating range. It features long tapered, crossover-style runners with a large plenum for outstanding performance. The cast aluminum construction makes this manifold ideal for nitrous, supercharged and turbo applications. This intake manifold also includes provisions for all...
Non-Head Restraint 4119 Series Seat Now Available From Racetech USA
One of Racetech USA's most popular lines of seats, the 4119 series, has been modified for 2017 to include a non-head restraint model. Based around the existing RT4119WHR and RT4119WTHR seats, the new RT4119W (wide) and RT4119WT (wide and tall) seats have had the head restraints removed to improve visibility and driver access in a track-prepped vehicle. Featuring a composite fiberglass shell with g...
Mid-Season Rules Requests
Attention all NMRA Drag Racing competitors: Typically we wait until after the completion of the third event of the season before asking for input on mid-season rules adjustments, but even though the Maple Grove event has not been completed, we felt it best to stay on the initial time frame. Therefore the Tech Department has requested that all mid-season rule requests be turned in by Tuesday May 16...
NMRA & NMCA Release Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat T-Shirt for Kids
The NMRA & NMCA are pleased to announce the release of their all-new Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat t-shirt for kids. Sure to become a favorite t-shirt for any kid, this Eat / Sleep / Race / Repeat design says it all with race" standing out and making a bold statement. Show your support of the racing lifestyle when you purchase this iconic t-shirt for your racer in training. This 100% cotton, na...
GT350 Supercharger Kits from ProCharger
5.2L flat-plane, supercharged voodoo action is here! The Mustang Shelby GT350 ProCharger supercharger system is one of the most anticipated systems on the market. These cars were born for the track and love being at high-rpm singing the song that only a flat-plane crank can give you. Thanks to the worry-free air-to-air intercooler and highly efficient supercharger head units, inlet air temps are k...
Fuelab's Total Fuel System Package For 2005-2009 Mustang
Fuelab's new Total Fuel System package for 2005-2009 Ford Mustangs and 2007-2009 Mustang GT500s provides all of the necessary components to update to a superior, return-style fuel system that supports up to 1,800 horsepower. Developed for street and race use, Fuelab's kits reduce installation time by utilizing a drop-in style Fuelab Power Module with brushless motor for long-life and reliability. ...
Power and Beef for the Street
Most performance enthusiasts that get their kicks in a straight line do so with a traditional solid axle set-up, and although the IRS platform can hold an edge in handling and ride quality, parts to support increased power levels and track abuse were in short supply in the past. But the aftermarket has responded in recent years, creating parts to beef up the IRS and make it capable of...
Shorty-Style headers for Coyote Engines from Flowtech
Flowtech's "shorty-style" mild steel headers have been designed with advanced geometry for ample clearance are now available for numerous applications including 2011-2014 Ford F-150, 2005-2010 V6 Ford Mustang, and 2011-14 5.0 Mustangs. They feature heavy duty 16-gauge tubing for increased strength and durability. Mandrel bent tubing provides consistent tubing diameters for smooth flow and increase...
Xtreme Anti-roll Bar with Delrin Bushings for S197 from BMR Suspension
Hard launches from high horsepower cars at the drag strip require more than just a normal street-style sway bar. BMR Suspension's Xtreme Anti Roll Bar for S197s allows you to launch harder without excessive body roll limiting traction. Manufactured from heavy-wall 1.375-inch DOM tubing, BMR's Xtreme Anti Roll Bar is designed to eliminate body roll and transfer as much power as possible to the rear...
Mustang Front Control Arm Bushings From PROTHANE
Urethane replacements for 2015 2017 Ford Mustangs are now available from PROTHANE. This kit upgrades stock from OEM rubber to hi-performance urethane, providing stability and eliminate unwanted wheel movement under aggressive driving. Specially engineered bushings and components are designed for a perfect fit. Urethane is impervious to oil and grease so it will not deteriorate. Part # 6-222  ...
Compact Master Cylinders from Wilwood
Wilwood's newly designed GS model compact master cylinders have been fully retooled using advanced high pressure die-casting processes to create a lightweight body design with consistent internal grain structure and cross-sectional wall thickness. An all-new rebuildable internal piston and return spring assembly creates a quick and positive release for improved durability and extended service life...
Classic Concept Refined for Today
In the late 1990s a new concept was brought into the Mustang marketplace air-to-water intercoolers. Vortech certainly didn't invent the air-to-water intercooler; it merely packaged it so that the average enthusiast can bolt one on to their Mustang with relative ease. Officially named the Mondo Cooler, enthusiasts instantly branded it as the Igloo due to a mix of ice and water to help chill the ...
CO2-specific 66mm Wastegate from Precision Turbo and Engine
Precision Turbo and Engine recently announced their new Pro Series CO2-specific 66mm Wastegate. It is constructed from high grade, high temperature stainless steel and billet aluminum components for the best in strength, style and functionality at an affordable price. Featuring a 347 stainless investment cast valve body, this 66mm external wastegate provides consistent performance without the worr...
The Art of Sleeves.
While it is certainly true that there is no replacement for displacement, the real secret to making power is in the bore size. For example, the old F1 V-8 engines had a 3.85 x 1.56-inch bore and stroke. Modern Pro Stock engines aren't quite as lopsided, but are also considerably over-square. By comparison, the Coyote comes from the factory slightly under-square with a 3.63-inch bore and 3.65-inch ...
Eights on 20-inch wheels You bet!
A serial entrepreneur by trade and host of the World Fishing Network's television show Loose Cannons , Joey Basile's got multiple irons in the fire at any given time. The Palm Beach, Florida-based racer is no stranger to taking big risks in hope of a big reward, so when he decided to do the impossible and run 8s on 20 wheels, he had only one option to go all in. Racing is nothing new to Bas...
New Power for an Older Horse
After selling his killer Street Outlaw race car, John Macdonald purchased a 1969 Mustang as a street cruiser project. With goals of something near 500 horsepower dancing in his head, Macdonald knew that the 351 Windsor that was currently in between the framerails was going to need some new parts to achieve that goal. Right out of the gate, Macdonald contacted Edelbrock about one of their Power Pac...
The Portacool Jetstream 240
Working on your ride in the bitter cold or the blistering heat is no fun, and the new Portacool Jetstream series of portable evaporative coolers are engineered to generate significant airflow and provide superior portable cooling. The Portacool Jetstream 240 is the smallest unit in the Jetstream series and it is easily moved to wherever you need it to cool garage or shop spaces up to 1,125 feet. T...
J&M Products Extreme Joint Upper Control Arm
New from J&M Products, part number 23995 represents their latest in Extreme Joint Upper Control Arms for 1979-2004 Ford Mustangs. Utilizing a metal bushing surrounded by softer, synthetic elastomer cups, J&M Products new upper control arm articulates like a spherical bearing during cornering, but the machined ball doesn't allow for deflection during acceleration. The result is greater, mo...
Running 10's in an S197
If you have followed the series called Forget Me Not, which began in the May 2016 issue and was dyno tested in the following issue, then you will be familiar with our quest to build a 10-second ride from a 2008 Mustang GT. The mid-11 second ride benefited from a Roush R2300 supercharger, exhaust mods, and some other odds ends. It was the perfect starting point for our adventure and represents a ...
S550 2015+ Ford Mustang Cold Air Intake from Granatelli Motor Sports
A true, high-performance air intake system that doesn't void the manufacturer's warranty for 5.0L Coyote-equipped S550 2015-newer Ford Mustangs is now available from Granatelli Motor Sports. The PMAS 120mm complete air intake system offers gains of 25 horsepower and 25 foot-pounds of torque and does not require a computer re-flash or expensive custom tune. Each system includes Granatelli/PMAS-cali...
Torque Management with HalTech's Elite 2500-T
If you've been around the NMRA circuit, then no doubt you are familiar with Mike Jovanis and his 1989 Mustang. Up until recently he used a mess of electronic boxes to control a DiSomma Racing Engines-built 347ci small-block and Forced Inductions 88mm turbo. EFI was controlled by a Haltech Platinum Sport 2000, which was aided by MSD Grid and an AMS 1000. For the 2016 race season he planned to simpl...
Performance 6r80 Powertrain Control Pack from PBH
There is no denying the popularity of swapping the Coyote 5.0 engine into a variety of vehicles, including the Fox-body Mustang. The engine swap growth has increased exponentially year-after-year as the hot rodding community is realizing its capabilities. Power By the Hour (PBH) Performance has developed a 6R80 Powertrain Control Pack (PCP) that allows an easy plug-and-play conversion to put the p...
New Eliminator Next Gen Practice Tree from Portatree
Portatree Timing Systems is excited to introduce the future of reaction time training: the Eliminator Next Gen practice tree! Perfect for racers and enthusiasts, this dual-user tabletop practice tree features a full-color, touchscreen display; sturdy case with battery door; adjustable tabletop stand; and outdoor bright LEDs. New cutting-edge features such as Distraction Mode aim to challenge use...
New RT4119W Track Day Seat from Racetech USA
Racetech USA has broadened the line of 4119 series seats to now include a non-head restraint model. A new innovation for 2017! We've taken our most popular seat, and given it the chop. The RT4119W (Wide) and RT4119WT (Wide & Tall) seats are based on the existing RT4119WHR and RT4119WTHR, but with the head restraints removed for improved visibility and access in a 'track day' type vehicle. This...

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