Last Minutes Changes for Champion Charlie McCulloch

With the start of the 2020 NMRA Holley Drag Racing Series just a few short weeks away, most racers are working to put the finishing touches on their combinations—but Charlie McCulloch, the Exedy Racing Clutches Modular Muscle 2019 champion, is making a last minute change to see if he can

Racer Tommy Cunningham Purchases Stroud Safety, Vows to Improve Industry

No one knows what racers need better than the racers themselves. Pro Modified standout Tommy Cunningham and is no stranger to racing, or to the manufacturing business, and recently took ownership of Stroud Safety. Based in the heart of racing country in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Stroud has been a leader in

Teaming Up: ProTorque Partners with Boninfante

Written by Ainsley Jacobs PROTORQUE’s Joe Rivera has partnered with the “King of Clutches” and high-horsepower technology, Boninfante Friction, to up the ante on the market-leading line of ProTorque converters. This ensures growth and a bigger, better, badassier future for the company, its customers, and the racing industry. Putting two of the

Hot Rod Drag Week Winner & Record Setter Tom Bailey to Attend NMCA Florida Race

Photo by Dom Damato Written by Ainsley Jacobs There are definitely plenty of celebrity racers at each NMRA and NMCA event, but attendees at the 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem presented by Holbrook Racing Engines featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series over the weekend of March 6-8, 2020 at Florida’s Bradenton

A Fresh Start with a Fresh Motor for NMRA Modular Muscle’s Gary “Hollywood” Parker

After struggling with consistency issues with his ’02 Ford Mustang all throughout 2019, NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle mainstay Gary “Hollywood” Parker is starting over for 2020 with a fresh engine and a clear head. Parker, who finished eighth in championship points for the 2019 season, decided to hit the

From NBA to NMCA—Tom Hammonds to Run Edelbrock Xtreme Street

Returning back to his home town of Crestview, Florida, after a successful career in the NBA, Tom Hammonds is also returning to his true passion—drag racing. Standing tall at 6’9”, Hammonds played the power forward position for the Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves as recently as 2001,

Where It All Started—Classic Instruments

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer The entrepreneurial spirit is often inherited, and John McLeod III was on the path to business ownership generations before he took action to lead aftermarket gauge manufacturer Classic Instruments. His grandfather, John McLeod, owned a Detroit-based pattern-making company that supplied wooden patterns mainly for

Mark Micke and Jason Carter to Switch to Pro 275

Jason Carter Mark Micke Pro 275

When you’ve been there, done that, there’s always the question of… what next? For driver Mark Micke and car owner Jason Carter, the two Missouri-based men have decided to make moves in 2020 and are jumping from Radial vs the World to Pro 275 instead. The car they currently campaign –

The Story Behind Ryan Martin’s New Purpose-Built Big Tire No Prep ’18 Camaro ZL1

Ryan Martin Fireball 2.0 Camaro

When Ryan Martin unveiled his all-new, purpose-built no prep Camaro ZL1 at the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, last week, people were shocked and opinions were rampant. Martin, however, has had the project in the works for quite some time and was incredibly meticulous in his