Tech Review—Nitto Tire NT555RII Drag Radial

Written by Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Nitto Tire For street/strip machines with big power, balancing traction and driveablity is a challenge that requires a special tire. For over 15 years, one of the most popular tires to hook up big-power street cars was the Nitto NT555R drag radial. Since that time

Ready. Set. Autocross. The Nitto Tire NMCA WEST Auto-X kicks off its 2020 season in style

Written by RJB Photography by Claudia Robles After what seemed like an eternity—actually 125 days—it was finally time for the 2020 Nitto Tire NMCA West Auto-X Powered by Speedtech season to begin. With competitors ready to race, the track was set and it was time to autocross. Blessed with a beautiful Southern

Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw Returns to NMCA Competition at Atlanta Dragway

The NMCA’s Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw category returns for three NMCA events in 2020, starting with 12thAnnual Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals at Atlanta Dragway on April 2-5. At this event, Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw is combined with the NMRA’s VP Madditives Street Outlaw, which gives every fan something to

Haney to Open 2020 Pro Mod Campaign with NMCA in Florida

In a surprise move, nitrous Pro Mod star Keith Haney revealed plans to open his 2020 racing season Mar. 5-8, with the 18th annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem event at South Florida's historic Bradenton Motorsports Park. "We've never raced at Bradenton before, but I've always heard such great things about the

BMR Bolt on Parachute Mount for 2015-2020 Mustang

Improve dragstrip safety and maintain stock appearance with a bolt-on Parachute Mount (PM760 - $219.95) from BMR Suspension. The bolt-on Parachute Mount is manufactured from 1-5/8-inch DOM tubing and 3/16-inch laser-cut plates to provide both high strength and minimal weight. The BMR Parachute Mount (PM760) is easily removed giving your

From NBA to NMCA—Tom Hammonds to Run Edelbrock Xtreme Street

Returning back to his home town of Crestview, Florida, after a successful career in the NBA, Tom Hammonds is also returning to his true passion—drag racing. Standing tall at 6’9”, Hammonds played the power forward position for the Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves as recently as 2001,

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

Bolt-On 2020 GT500 Makes 800+ Horsepower To The Wheels

A few weeks ago, we talked about Lund Racing and the company's initial dyno sessions with the new 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang and the results were impressive. You can read about that HERE. After our conversation with Jon Lund, he completed more changes, which included the addition of Injector

Scoggin-Dickey Race Shop’s New Billet 572ci Blown Big-Block Chevy Crate Engine

While Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center is a well-known company offering all manner of Chevrolet Performance Parts, crate engines, and more, the company also has a custom engine building division known as Scoggin-Dickey Race Shop. At the 2019 Performance Racing Industry Show held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Scoggin-Dickey debuted

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