Build a Better Bandit: Jeff Lutz’s Latest Project

On the jig table at Lutz Race Cars in Callery, Pennsylvania, the legendary heads-up-racer-turned-no-prep-king himself, Mr. Jeff Lutz, is piecing together his latest project – he’s building a better Bandit. Lutz posted some pictures to his shop’s Facebook page on March 13, 2019, and fans went crazy trying to guess what

Jeff Bloem Earns Two Invitations to the IDIDIT Performance King of the Street Competition

Chasing a dream several years in the making, Canadian racer Jeff Bloem exceeded his expectations when he took home not one but two wins at the 25th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout season opener in March, 2019. The weather back home at his home in Ontario meant Bloem hadn’t

Jake Conant to Return to NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street in 2019

After deciding to take the 2019 season off from racing to “just do life for a while,” life responded by saying “nope!” and gave Jake Conant a great opportunity to get back out there – on someone else’s dime. In December of 2018, Conant was contacted by a car owner who

Old Pony, New Tricks: Tony Hobson Steps Up to NMRA Street Outlaw

Be warned, NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw crew: Tony Hobson is coming. The fabricator from Moscow Mills, Missouri, is on a mission to move up to the big time for 2019 and he’s already done all the legwork to make his Mustang run the number. Just one and a half

Gary “Hollywood” Parker Signs New Sponsors, Returns to Chase NMRA Championship in 2019

By Ainsley Jacobs If something’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right. Gary “Hollywood” Parker has decided to chase another NMRA championship title for 2019, so he’s stepped up with a new combination and has brought several new sponsors on board for the NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle season. Back

Eric Kenward’s Wheelie Wagon Will Rise Again

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by the FSC Staff Sometimes it takes a major event to inspire change. For Eric Kenward, a hot date with the wall in late 2017 motivated the man to rebuild so that his wheelie wagon would rise again. Back in 2016, Kenward was on a roll. His ’79 Chevy Malibu

Two-Time Champ Haley James Readies to Run in NMRA Edelbrock Renegade

By Ainsley Jacobs Haley James is not the kind of person to back down from a challenge. So, when the NMRA announced that her beloved ProCharger Coyote Modified class – one in which she earned championship titles in both 2015 and 2018 – would not be returning for 2019, James made the easy decision to

GALOT Motorsports’ Kevin Rivenbark Runs 3.61 and Resets Both Ends of the ProCharged Record | Presented by Nitto Tire

By Ainsley Jacobs Photo by BME Photography When Earl Wells started his GALOT Motorsports team in 2003, he had a dream of operating at the highest level of whatever he focused his attention on. Now, more than fifteen years later, he certainly has achieved that goal – and then some. While racing at the 2019 US

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

Fabulous Fastback: Josh Klugger’s Killer New ’67 Mustang GT500 Radial Ride | Presented by Nitto Tire

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy Josh Klugger Radial record-setter Josh Klugger has been quiet lately, but he’s ready to make all sorts of noise as his new project nears completion. A mainstay on the small tire circuit, including NMCA Mickey Thompson Radial Wars competition, Klugger has set plenty of records and isn’t