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

Ford To Offer 2020 Heritage Edition Mustang Package

A year before Ken Miles set lap records at Le Mans in Ford’s famed GT40, the noted race car driver and engineer made waves on the track in the first 1965 Mustang Shelby GT350 fastback coupe. Ford is celebrating this legacy 55 years later with a new limited-edition 2020 Mustang

Under Control—Nitrous oxide tuning tips from NHRA Pro Mod champ Stevie “Fast” Jackson

Written by Jason Reiss Photography by the Author and courtesy of Holley Performance Products The last several years of technological advancements in the drag racing world have seen incredible gains on the track from a wide variety of engine combinations. Oftentimes, these gains are attributed to one specific type of component: the

Original Bullitt Mustang Sells for $3.4 Million

The buzz had been building all week long as word of the original Bullitt Mustang going on the auction block circulated around the Interwebs. The 1968, 390-powered movie star that Steve McQueen drove in arguably one of the greatest car chases in cinema, replete with all of its original patina

Maple Grove Raceway Set For Future Growth With New Ownership

It’s always a bit worrisome when the rumor of a track going up for sale start circulating. Oftentimes, the first thing that comes to mind is that it is going away. Many tracks, however, have been in family ownership for decades and sometimes the family would just like to move

Putnam to Pull Out All the Stops in Advanced Fuel Dynamics Limited Street in 2020

By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Bill Putnam Drivers dished out plenty of powerful passes at all of the events on last year’s NMRA tour, and among them was Bill Putnam. The Advanced Fuel Dynamics Limited Street hotshot hauled to the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle twice, set records with an

NMCA Hosts Mickey Thompson Radial Rampage Program at Select Events

The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs and Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels are proud to create a unique Radial-based program that includes the Street Outlaw category at three national events—Atlanta Dragway, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, and Route 66 Raceway—and a special Radial Rampage shootout

LAUNDRY DAY—Adding a Parachute to project Boulevard Boost with Stroud Safety and Rhodes Race Cars

Written by Derek Putnam Photography by Michael Fair, the Author, and the manufacturers It’s easy to get caught up in the amount of power readily available in today’s automotive world. You’d have limited choices three decades ago to find a vehicle sporting 300 horsepower or more in as-delivered condition, whereas today’s 2020