The Evil That Men Do—Michael Washington’s Coyote-swapped Pure Evil Fox Mustang coupe destroys records

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi Coyote-swapping Fox-Body Mustangs is all the rage, and at the forefront of that trend was longtime NMRA racer Michael Washington, who shelved his pushrod powerplant and dropped in a 5.0-liter Coyote engine into his Mustang to go Coyote Stock racing way back in 2013. While

Young Gun—Daniel Spurgeon jumped from motorcycle racing into heads-up drag racing

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Parents always want the best for their children, and often sacrifice so that their progeny can develop into prodigies. Paul Spurgeon is no different, and, when his son, Daniel Spurgeon, decided to get into drag racing, Paul went all in and the two built

Twice Bitten—Dwayne Hickman’s second Shelby serpent packs a potent bite

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi With an affection for Shelby Mustangs, Dwayne Hickman couldn’t help adding a black-with-white-stripes ’10 Shelby GT500 to his collection in early 2019. After campaigning his familiar white-with-black-stripes ’11 Mustang GT500 in NMRA competition, he added its counterpart, and the serpent has already shown it

A Long Time Coming—Clair Stewart II’s Coyote Stock championship was worth the wait

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Growing up in Indiana not far from the racing capital of the world, there was no doubt that Clair Stewart II would follow in his father’s motorsports footsteps with a racing career of his own. A dedicated drag racer who has been actively involved

Bonded by Racing—The Slone brothers bring a family racing tradition full circle with their pair of Camaros

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi and the FSC Staff When you have three sons, there’s a good chance that at least one of them might be interested in your hobby. For the Slone family, it was all three boys, Tim, Rodney, and Jackie Jr., who followed their father and

Once a Racer, Always a Racer—How Bruce Maichle found his way back to heads-up racing

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi Despite having parents that weren’t interested in cars for anything more than basic transportation, Bruce Maichle’s parents had good taste in them, with Dad driving a ’68 GTO, and Mom wheeling a ’70 Dodge Dart. “I’ve always liked cars and by the time I was

Historic Hot Rod—Billy Glidden’s beloved black Mustang is back in action

Written by Mary Lendzion Photography and Video by Kevin DiOssi, Steve Baur, and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha Whether it was a weekday, weeknight, or weekend, Billy Glidden could be found helping his father, Bob Glidden, work on his race cars throughout his childhood. He doesn’t remember having many days off, but he does

A Life In The Fast Lane—Taking a look at Xtreme Pro Mod Racer Dave Roemer and his 1968 Camaro

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha Ohio has always been a hotbed for drag racing with dozens of drag strips located in the Buckeye state for many years. While some have gone away, others such as National Trail Raceway, Dragway 42, and, of course, Summit Motorsports

To The Limit—Bill Putnam keeps pushing his SN-95 Mustang in NMRA Limited Street competition

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi It wasn’t until his cousin introduced him to the Mustang world that Bill Putnam’s performance interest piqued. Once it was, he was all in. Growing up in Florida, Putnam borrowed cars from his parents when he first learned to drive as a teen and

Split Personality—Aaron Glaser’s 2-Face Pro Mod Camaro

  A major ‘dent’ turned this mild-mannered Pro Mod into a striking super villain Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi Race cars have a way of making an impression on those that watch them run. Sometimes it’s the vehicle’s on-track performance. Sometimes it’s the way it sounds. Sometimes, it’s the way it