Radial Velocity—How rising Limited Street star Samantha Moore is speeding away from her competition

Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi Some people are seemingly destined to remain on a certain path throughout their life, while others are sometimes forced to take a different road at some point. And then there are others who take a more proactive approach to the direction their lives take,

Mercury Mayhem—Randy Dolensek takes on the ARP Nitrous Pro Street class with his ’69 Cyclone

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Some things never change, including NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street racer Randy Dolensek’s enthusiasm for the Mercury Cyclone. From his teenage years spent cruising in the cool car to his current campaign racing the classic, Dolensek’s commitment to the Cyclone platform has never wavered. Back

Just Dew It!—Chad Scholten took his green FarmStang from rags to races in NMRA ARP Open Comp

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi If there’s one thing that Chad Scholten loves more than racing, it’s family. For him, there’s nothing better than enjoying a week at the track with the people he loves. And, if he can happen to make some new friends and go a few

Aptitude for Achievement—Marvin Knack has a flair for winning season after season in NMRA competition

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Ever since day one, Marvin Knack knew that his life would involve racing. Now, the three-time, back-to-back-to-back NMRA Roush Performance Super Stang champion looks forward to continuing his journey with new plans, new adventures, and hopefully, new titles as well. Growing up in Illinois, Knack

Back in the Show — Steve Halprin’s Mustang honors a long legacy of racing

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Few names in the Ford crowd are revered as much as Don Walsh Jr. and the late Steve Grebeck. Steve Halprin, however, has had the distinct honor of having spent much of his life with both men, and learned the ropes of racing from

Woody’s Weapon—Mark Woodruff stocks up on performance so his 1969 Camaro is ready for action

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi An ever-present name in the radial-tire racing world, Mark Woodruff has the reputation of being one of the best—both on track and in the pits. Carrying a rightfully deserved standing, “Woody,” as he’s commonly known, has worked through major ups and downs over the

Nitrous-Fueled Family—Bound by drag racing, this team became a family on and off the track

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi One of the great things about racing is that despite the competitive nature of racers in general, they often share a camaraderie that can lead to long-term partnerships and friendships. Such is the case with Rob Orofiamma and Anthony, Domenic, and Frank DiRienzo who

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