Second Verse—Mike Ciborowski does it better than the first with his second Edelbrock Renegade S197 ride

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Although “Team Kubota” captain and two-time NMRA Limited Street champion Mike Ciborowski loves using tractors to do engine swaps, he doesn’t like racing heavy equipment. So, when he realized his old 2014 Ford Mustang GT was too hefty to muscle its way to the

Kevin Lumsden’s Classic Camaro takes on Late-Model Muscle in the NMCA’s Chevrolet Performance Stock Class

Hugger Orange Hot Rod Kevin Lumsden takes on the Chevrolet Performance Stock competition in his iconic 1969 Camaro   Written by Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi In 2015, Kevin Lumsden of Royce City, Texas, showed up at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis with the first DR525-powered car, a Fourth-Gen Camaro SS destined to compete

Chris Holbrook charges toward small-tire success in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street

Supercharged Stallion Chris Holbrook charges toward small-tire success in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi As a second-generation racer, Chris Holbrook practically grew up with a wrench in his hand. His entire life has been shaped by his father’s influence, from his career on the track to his

Naumann’s Nitrous-Injected Nova Takes On NMCA Nitrous Pro Street

Powerful Pair—Michael and Jake Naumann take on NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street in a nitrous-injected Nova Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi When he was a young boy, going to the track with his father instilled in Michael Naumann a passion for drag racing that’s still going strong. That generational journey

Exclusive First Look: Craig Sullivan’s “El Mero Mero” 1949 Mercury

NMCA Pro Mod Mercury Craig Sullivan

Photos by Kevin DiOssi It could be said that Pro Modified has matured over the last 30-plus years from its unique signature looks to more cookie-cutter and refined appearances with most racers picking from a list of three or four body types. Craig Sullivan is looking to bring style back to

Jason Davis’ NMRA Limited Street Mustang GT

Deep Impact Jason Davis makes a big impression on the NMRA Limited Street Class with his 2015 Mustang GT Written by Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi The NMRA’s JDM Engineering Limited Street class has been hugely popular, and despite the relatively “limited” rule set, the pace at which its entrants have progressed has

Billy Copeland’s Nitrous-Fed, NMCA Xtreme Street Dodge Demon

Fiendishly Fast Billy Copeland Jr. transformed his 1972 Dodge Demon into an Xtreme Street machine Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From his early days spent in the garage with his father to his own fatherhood spent passing on his love of muscle cars to the next generation, Billy Copeland Jr.’s focus

Wheelstand Champion—Kurt Anderson and his iconic ’69 Chevy Camaro

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Driven by his passion for muscle cars from day one, Kurt Anderson, 53, not only enjoys successful vocation in the automotive industry, but also a handful of championship titles as a driver. Early on, Anderson’s ingenuity and entrepreneurial aptitude resulted in the purchase of his

Leap of Faith—With a little help from her friends, Becki Cram made an unexpected move to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From her first car, a nondescript Dodge Shadow, to her current race-ready NMRA Edelbrock Renegade 2010 Ford Mustang, Becki Cram never shied away from chasing her dreams or pursuing her happiness. Growing up, Becki was like many others who ultimately found their way to the

The Executioner—Michael Lewandowski’s Fox Mustang terminates modern competitors with a nitrous-injected, pushrod powerplant

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Although his first car was a ’71 Ford Mustang, Michael Lewandowski bought his ’79 model new straight from the factory when he graduated high school that same year—and he’s still racing it today. Growing up in Michigan, Lewandowski developed a sentimental side and a tendency