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 today’s test and tune is well underway with qualifying starting tomorrow.
Manny Buginga’s ‘lil Red Mustang coupe is back in VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw action this weekend after a time-consuming rebuild that was the result of a wreck last fall. The notchback is running a new DiSomma Racing Engines 400ci mill with the F1X-12 ProCharger blower from last year. Pro Line Racing’s Josh Ledford is handling the tuning, and 2017 NMRA Renegade champion Alton Clements will be the wheelman this weekend. Clements was on track to buy the coupe last fall until the wreck, and subsequently moved forward with a new build with DMC Race Cars that should be ready for 2019 Street Outlaw competition.