The Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing Prize—The Nitto Diamond Tree Ring

The 14th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by FST Carburetors was a big success once again, and the event, which boasts the most heads-up classes of any race in the world, saw many new racers join current NMRA and NMCA competitors as they

Real Deal Steel Adds GM-Licensed 2nd-Gen Camaro Chassis to Production Lineup

The news is official! Real Deal Steel, the Florida-based manufacturer of numerous steel chassis such as the 1955-57 Chevys and 1967-69 Camaro's, will begin production of all-new-steel second-generation (1970-1973) Camaro bodies later this year. The prototype is almost complete and one of the new GM-licensed Camaro bodies will be on

7-Time NMCA Champion Andy Warren Talks About Success With Fuelab

The most successful racer in NMCA history, Andy Warren, and his big blue Chevy Caprice have become regulars in the Aerospace Components Winner's Circle. Warren and his machine race in the competitive Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Car category and have amassed an amazing seven championships. Warren's 1971 Chevrolet Caprice is powered

Get Hooked! Choosing the right hardware will give your muscle machine maximum traction

Written by Derek Putnam Photography courtesy of the manufacturers As the drag racing scene entered the 1960s and ’70s, muscle cars flooded the track and the streets in huge numbers. Most were lucky to find traction with the 7- to 8-inch-wide tires of the day, leading some to think the best way

Where It All Started—Callies Performance Products

Photography courtesy of the manufacturer Owning a world-class manufacturing business is in Callies Performance Products founder Rick Norton’s blood. The pioneer of aftermarket crankshaft technology was born into a family legacy of machining, but he had the vision to take things to a new level. Growing up in Ohio, Norton’s grandfather, Harold,

Building Barn-Burning Speed—Charlie Barnes put his years of experience crewing for other racers to good use in his own heads-up racecar

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi While Hughesville, Maryland’s Charlie Barnes may have just got his feet wet in heads-up racing with the NMRA this year, he’s been around cars and helping out on them since he was 8 years old. Now, he’s finally put all of that experience and

New Products—ProCharger 50-State Legal HEMI Supercharger Systems

Recently ProCharger expanded its complete supercharger systems line-up with eight newly authorized 50-state legal HEMI packages, which span through seven year/model/engine applications. One doesn't have to look much further than the NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout to realize the popularity of the late-model HEMI movement with upwards of 80 cars competing

Louis Sylvester to Campaign Two-Car Factory Stock Team at NMRA Finals

By Ainsley Jacobs Photos Courtesy of Louis Sylvester Sometimes a deal is too good to pass up, so when Louis Sylvester Sr. had the chance to purchase a complete racing outfit, he went for it. Now, Sylvester plans to debut a two-car team in NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock at the 21st

Race, Rescue, Repeat—Bryan Williams found his calling driving the Wheelybird in LME Street King

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Rudy Rouweyha Some people are lucky enough to be born into motorsports families, and some find their passion later in life. No matter when a driver’s career starts, it’s something to be taken seriously and with full-throttle determination. Bryan Williams was one of the latter, as