Stick & Clutch Games—TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout, Presented by McLeod Racing at NMRA World Finals

The TREMEC Stick-Shift Shootout is back in action during the Nitto Tire NMRA All-Ford World Finals, September 27-30, and they are bringing cash for the FIRST 25 entries that wield a stick-shift in QA1 True Street. You read that right—as soon as an NMRA tech official signs off on a tech card of a stick-shift racer, that person will receive a crisp $100 bill, courtesy of TREMEC.

For the second time in 2018, the TREMEC Stick-Shift Shootout will be hosting a Quick 8 eliminator. On Saturday, the Top 8 stick-shift racers that complete QA1 True Street will be entered in Sunday’s Stick Shift Shootout. Each entry in the shootout will receive a custom TREMEC jacket and award before embarking on a new format for eliminations. As the eight cars get whittled down to two, the winner will walk away with a McLeod Racing RXT Twin-Disc clutch with flywheel (approx. $1,200 value), while the runner-up will receive a $500 McLeod Racing product certificate.

The Stick Shift Shootout rules are simple—Street-type manual transmissions only and the transmission can include race-oriented modifications such as ‘face-plated’ or ‘pro-shifted’ gears. It must be hand operated via a single shift handle.  Transmissions with multiple levers or air/electronic/hydraulic actuation are not permitted.

The Quick 8 cars will be entered in a special Chicago-style elimination ladder (1 vs. 2, 3 vs. 4, 5 vs. 6, & 7 vs. 8) and their final True Street average will be used to determine a staggered start. There will be NO breakout on the top-end, allowing racers to stay wide-open and not hold back at the finish line. The winner and runner-up take away the McLeod Racing prizes, the top prize is an RXT clutch/flywheel worth approximately $1,200 and the runner-up receives a $500 product certificate.

About NMRA

Brought to you by Keystone Automotive, NMRA is the biggest and longest running all-Ford motorsport experience. The NMRA Nitto Tire All-Ford World Finals, September 27-30, 2018, is the closing chapter for the 2018 season with championship drag racing and specialty shootouts taking center stage at one of the most historic drag strips in the country, Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. On top of the intense VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw, Edelbrock Renegade, and ProCharger Coyote Modified categories are the ZP Performance Steering Outlaw True Street, WELD Racing Cobra/Terminator vs. GT500 Shootout, TREMEC Stick-Shift Shootout, Hellion Turbo Coyote Shootout, and the world-famous QA1 True Street. Adding more fun to the on-track competition, NMRA hosts a massive Saturday/Sunday Car Show, sponsored by UPR Products, and also a Manufacturers Midway with over 40 of the hottest names in the aftermarket business.

For More Information: www.NMRAracing.com/KY or Call 714-444-2426

About TREMEC

Founded in 1964, TREMEC serves its global client base with over 1,450 employees and operations in North America and Europe. TREMEC is a wholly-owned business unit of Grupo KUO, S.A.B. de C.V., a diversified manufacturer of automotive, chemical and food products. Grupo KUO markets its products to over 70 countries and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. From high performance vehicles to rugged-duty agricultural, vocational and line haul vehicles, TREMEC is a well-respected brand for world-class transmission assemblies and components. For more information: www.TREMEC.com

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