Tech Review Autokraft's Kurt Anderson Talks Speedtech Performance's First-Gen F-body Front Subframe System
Kevin Lumsden's 1969 Camaro, which is destined for the Chevrolet Performance Stock class, received the Speedtech Performance front subframe along with numerous other upgrades and work performed by Autokraft. Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of Autokraft Race Cars & Restorations Even more than 50 years later, the first-generation F-Body Camaro and Firebird twins remain popular ma...
ATI Performance Products Introduces New 8L90E Corvette 300M Output Shaft
ATI Performance Products has introduced its new 300M Output Shaft for C7 Corvettes and ZR1s equipped with the 8L90E transmission. Part #704050, the new 8L90E output is a direct OEM replacement, and requires no modifications. It's high-quality, in stock and ready to ship. ATI Performance Products is located in Baltimore, Maryland and specializes in producing and maintaining high performance pr...
Monster Motor Paul Svinicki puts the first Godzilla-powered Mustang down the track
Photo Credit: Performance Racing Industry Written By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Pauls High Performance and Performance Racing Industry If youve been starting to hear the term Godzilla popping up in performance circles and you are wondering why, its because Fords latest pushrod engine is making moves from its intended home under the hoods of Super Duty trucks into the world of e...
Donato Sierchio is crowned 2020 GForce Performance Engineering King of the Street
The 2020 GForce Performance Engineering King of the Street competition was intense and when the contestants came together at the NMRA World Finals and Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, New Jersey's Donato Sierchio was the man to beat, with no other competitors coming close to his low-7-second elapsed times. At the conclusion, Sierchio had...
Buyer's Remorse Ken Quartuccio's Pro Mod '67 Ford Mustang
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by the Author and Courtesy of Jamie Miller Its always tough parting with a favorite anything. When Ken Quartuccio let go of his 69 Camaro, he quickly quelled his buyers remorse with a big dose of retail therapy, and bought a new Pro Mod 67 Ford Mustang as a replacement. In January of 2020, prior to the US Street Nationals race, Quartuccio was out ...
Tech Review Pro Line Racing's raised-cam Hemi sets the standard in big-dog racing classes
Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of Pro Line Racing/Alan Johnson Performance Engineering In the world of high-stakes, no-holds-barred drag racing, one of the most successful over the last 15 years is Pro Line Racing in Ball Ground, Georgia. The company found record-setting success through the partnership of tuner Steve Petty and engine builder/driver Tim Lynch in its early day...
NMRA/NMCA Racers Run at DXP Sweet 16, DiDonato Runners Up in X275
Photos by Ainsley Jacobs Donald Duck Long's races are notorious for featuring some of the toughest radial competition on the planet, with the quickest and fastest small tire cars battling it out for the ultimate in bragging rights and massive cash prizes. For the third iteration of the elite Sweet 16 event held at South Georgia Motorsports Park just outside of Valdosta, Georgia, over the ...
System 1 Debuts New 10-Micron Fuel Filter
System 1 has added a compact, high-flow 10-micron fuel filter to its arsenal of premium quality fuel and oil filtration products. Engineered for use with high-output competition fuel systems, it's capable of maintaining a 40 GPM flow rate and suited for use in highly-boosted EFI applications. The compact housing, which is CNC-machined from billet aluminum in System 1's Tulare, California fa...
MAHLE Motorsport Celebrates a Century of MAHLE Automotive Innovation - Announces $100 PowerPak Piston Rebate
  Fletcher, NC, (October 13, 2020) “ In celebration of MAHLE's 100 years of automotive innovation that has made it the winningest piston manufacturer in the world, MAHLE Motorsport is announcing a $100 discount on all PowerPak piston kits. The discount is available starting October 15 via a mail-in rebate. Now high performance enthusiasts and sportsman class racers alike can take the...
Godzilla Rising Your next Blue Oval racer might be powered by a 7.3-liter engine and the man who championed it is leading the charge
As you might expect, a Fox Mustang was one of the first vehicles that Brian Wolfe test-fit his race-spec Ford 7.3-liter engine in. He plans to race this combination in Ultra Street and other similar classes, like NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street, if the stock heads can support enough power. By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of Brian Wolfe It is quite common for aftermarket companies to ju...
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 was the youngest of five brothers an...
Ego Crusher A 4,000-plus-horsepower 481-X powers HPP Racing's shop car
  Deploying a new race car often means developing a new powerplant. That is partially true when HPP Racing put together its Classic Chevrolet-sponsored 1972 Split Bumper Camaro. To provide huge horsepower for hot shoe Eric Bain to blast down the track, Ozzie Alvarez turned to Steve Morris Engines to reinvigorate a race-worthy 481-X engine from the remains of two beaten and abused engin...
Pedal to the Metal FFP Customs' new lightweight, customizable pedal assembly
For stick-shift drivers, their connection to the pedals is often key to optimum performance, and FFP Customs is now offering fully adjustable pedal assemblies for Ford Mustangs so enthusiasts can optimize the fit, feel, and performance of their cars. Written By Steve Baur Photography by the Author Necessity is the mother of all invention, and FFP Customs Ryan Frazier realized he needed t...
Design Engineering, Inc. Introduces New Stand-Off Kits for Thermal Protection
Racers and hot rod owners can place thermal protection where they need it most with Design Engineering, Inc.'s new Stand-Off Kits. Designed as a safe, convenient solution for installing heat barriers, custom thermal shields and more, each Stand-Off is made from corrosion-resistant stainless steel that is long lasting and will handle high temperatures. Stand-Offs are ideal for creating a ...
Attitude Street Cars Takes Aim at NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street for 2021 with '02 Saleen
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of Keplinger Designs In between working on customer projects like a Coyote-swapped '70 Mustang Mach I and a Whipple-supercharged GT350 that's pushing well over four-digit horsepower, the team at Attitude Street Cars in Marietta, Georgia, has been working on a little something of their own¦ an '02 Saleen Mustang destined for NMRA JDM Engineeri...
Sunday Coverage 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The entire 2020 Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season comes down to today. Since last year, racers prepared and competed with the hope of earning enough points to earn a spot in the coveted Top 10 in the seasons points standings and a shot at a championship . Today is the day to make those dreams come true and every round counts at the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Fe...
NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival Begins
The final event of the 2020 NMRA Ford Drag Racing Series, the 22nd annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival, kicked off today with drag racers filling the pits and a test-and-tune session on-track. Showing the diversity of this event, Bigfoot 5 is here on the property and is wearing its giant 10-foot-tall shoes as it towers over the manufacturer's midway. The autocross...
8.50 "Drag Week Style" class comes to NMRA QA1 True Street at World Finals in Bowling Green
NMRA officials have decided to add an 8.50 award to the 2020 QA1 True Street program held at the NMRA World Finals at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Arguably the mecca of all things True Street, the historic class offers many dynamics, including the Stick Shift Shootout and the King of the Street Heads Up Eliminator. With many other events being cancelled this year, includin...
InVision Digital Dash for 1982-1987 Monte Carlos, El Caminos and Malibus Now Available
The new InVision Direct Fit Digital Dash System for 1982-1987 Monte Carlos, El Caminos and Malibus  is a one-model (#7005) solution for an entire dash. The speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, oil pressure, water temperature and volts can all be monitored in one place. The InVision Digital Dash features a 12.3 LCD with three user-selectable screens. All kits include a wiring harness and se...
Hooker Blackheart Expands Coyote Swap Part Lineup
With four new products, Hooker Blackheart has made it easier than ever to drop a late model Ford Coyote engine into a Foxbody or SN95 Mustang. 1984-1995 Mustang Coyote Swap Engine Adapters: Hooker BlackHeart engine mount brackets for 1984-1995 Mustangs allow a Coyote engine to be installed on a stock K-member. Featuring a steel fabrication and powder-coated black finsh for corrosion resistan...
Saturday Coverage 19th Annual Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
The action was nonstop morning, noon and night for Friday's running of the 19th Annual Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. Temperatures and elapsed-times dropped at about the same time, and the result was really quick and fast qualifying across the categories. Making a bullet of a pass was Eric Gustafson, who lit the boar...
Friday Coverage Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
Randy Adler is back in VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod after spending most of the season making upgrades to his screw-blown 1957 Chevy. While the virus left events canceled or postponed, Adler saw it as an opportunity to improve his program. He plans to come back swinging this weekend and pick up right where he left off in March. He only gets out to race a few times a year, but Rockton, Illi...
Thursday Coverage Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
We're kicking off the 19th Annual Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance here at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis with a test and tune session today. The racers are pouring in and hitting the track as they go all in for championship points to hopefully secure a class championship. John Hixon, pictured above, is making laps in his Buick GSX today as he prepares...
Kevin Lumsden Returns to Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series at World Finals in Indy
Caddo Mills, Texas' Kevin Lumsden has been a longtime supporter and racer in the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series (CPCS) going back to 2012, and he'll make his return to the series in the LME Street King category during the Challenge Series finals, which is run concurrently with the Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance this weekend. Lumsden starte...
ATI Performance Products Debuts Super Damper for Ford 7.3L Godzilla Engines
ATI Performance Products is proud to introduce its Super Damper for the new Ford 7.3L Godzilla engine found in Ford Super Duty trucks, some vans and as a crate engine. The OEM drive diameter damper features a 6", 5-ring inertia weight, retains OEM location and has OEM drive sizes. The damper shell is billet aluminum and the hub is 4140 heat treat steel. It's part number 918073, comes with laser-...
VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod Racer Ryan Hill Hoping for 3.80s or Quicker in His New Car at Final NMCA Event of Year
By Mary Lendzion Ryan Hill has been in the cockpit of a race car for most of his life. He began in a junior-dragster before moving to a Mustang and an S10 pickup truck for Bracket racing, and then a dragster for Top Dragster and a Firebird for Top Sportsman, Quick 8 and even a few NMCA VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod races in 2017 and 2018. But the car, which Hill had nicknamed Big Booty ...
Neuenschwander Bringing Even More Power to Dart NA 10.5 with New Kuntz and Company Engine
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Chad Neuenschwander By the end of last year, Chad Neuenschwander had pushed his popular Mustang to a best of 7.98 and 170 mph in NMCA Dart NA 10.5 presented by Diamond Pistons. Those were incredibly quick and fast times from the Indiana-based driver's 400 cubic-inch small-block Ford backed by a G-Force GF2000 five-speed transmission, but he wanted to ...
David Mormann's Unconventional NMRA Ford Muscle Win in his Diesel Tow Vehicle!
A win is always exciting, but it's even better when it's an unexpected one and especially when it's in an unconventional vehicle. After ten years of trying to beat his good friend and fellow racer, Danny Towe, with his '70 Mustang Mach I, NMRA Ford Muscle racer David Mormann finally sealed the deal¦ in his 4WD '17 Ford F250 diesel pick-up truck with 135,000 miles on the clock. Mormann star...
J.R. Gray vs the World New RVW Camaro Head Shot is On A Mission to Win
In small tire racing, building a new Radial vs the World car and having names like Stevie Fast Jackson, Killin Time Racing, David Reese, and Pat Musi associated with it pretty much guarantees instantaneous celebrity status. For J.R. Gray, a veteran grudge racer who has already earned plenty of respect with his small-block nitrous Jason X Fox-Body Mustang, assembling a dream team for his ...
New Gold Line Sleeving Offered by Design Engineering Inc.
Randy Adler is back in VP Racing Lubricants Xtreme Pro Mod after spending most of the season making upgrades to his screw-blown 1957 Chevy. While the virus left events canceled or postponed, Adler saw it as an opportunity to improve his program. He plans to come back swinging this weekend and pick up right where he left off in March. He only gets out to race a few times a year, but Rockton, Illi...
Northern Aggression Tim Dutton's Plans to Strike with New Pro 275/Outlaw 10.5 Corvette
With more than two decades of drag racing experience to his name, New Hampshire native Tim Dutton is jumping into the deep end and just kicked off an all-new, comprehensive build aimed at taking down the competition in Pro 275, Outlaw 10.5, and even Radial vs the World. Most recently, Dutton campaigned a turbocharged ˜99 Camaro built by Markow Race Cars in X275. Powered by a 364 cubic-inch...
Racers Continue To Collect Nitto Bounty Cash At NMRA/NMCA Events
Now into the fourth races of both the NMRA and NMCA drag racing series, the Nitto Tire NT555RII bounty has paid out at every event, and the most recent trip to Martin, Michigan and US 131 Motorsports Park for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering saw several winners collect cash from Nitto. Cruising through the TorqStorm Superchargers ...
Built For Battle Moser Engineering's Bolt-In Solid Axle Upgrade for 5th-Gen Camaros
Written By Steve Baur Photography by the FSC Staff, Jeff Wilson, and Courtesy of Moser Engineering With Chevrolet and Ford offering body-in-white programs to racers, theres a need for a rear suspension for these vehicles that can handle the rigors of a racing application. When the body-in-white Camaro came out, the independent rear suspensions used in the production 5th-generation F-body...
New Hurst Blackjack Shifter For 1983-2004 Mustangs Released
Hurst shifters have been an industry standard for decades for both street and race applications, and the company continues to innovate with its Blackjack lineup. Its newest edition is a perfect upgrade for 1983-2004 Ford Mustang owners running a T5 or T45 manual transmission. It features a CNC-machined, billet aluminum mounting base, hardened chrome moly steel stick adapter, dual stick centering ...
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 them. Growing up in Michigan not far from Detroit, Halrpins father, Charlie, first introduced him to hot r...
Puckett Racing for Proform Rumble Championship at Nitrous Supply NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance
By Mary Lendzion When Regina Puckett was growing up in Florida, her mom would tell her stories about how she was driving a 1969 GTO when she was pregnant with her, and how she had other muscle cars through the years. Influenced by that, Puckett went on to have a 1986 Camaro while she was in college, followed by a 1993 Camaro Z28, and she raced both of them in Bracket categories at the track ne...
Tech Review Blow By Racing Demon Killer Turbo Kit
Written By Randy Adler Jr. Photography Courtesy of Blow-By Racing and Kevin DiOssi NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street saw a new combination take the stage this year. Blow-By Racing debuted its Demon Killer Turbo Kit on Jason Davis 2015 Mustang. Davis came out swinging with the new combination, appearing in two final rounds in the first three races. The Demon Killer Turbo Kit is desig...
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 bestboth on track and in the pits. Carrying a rightfully deserved standing, Woody, as hes commonly known, has worked through major ups and downs over the years, but he always has a tendency to focus on the positive and enjoy the ...
Don't Blow It We Turn To the Pros for Proper Bead-lock and Slick Tube Installation Tips
Safety third, as the saying goes. What is likely the most critical aspect of any racing operation is often pushed down the priority list, but sometimes safety goes hand in hand with maintaining and even improving performance. During a conversation with our friends at Mickey Thompson Tires, they expressed concern over the frequency with which they see improperly mounted tires on drag wheels, an...
Leader of the Pak Order Reservations Open for Quickest, Fastest and Most Powerful Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak Ever
Dodge/SRT and Mopar are now taking reservations for the 50 limited-production, serialized, non-VIN units of the new 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak. Starting Sept. 2, 2020, dealers and customers can now contact the Dodge/SRT Concierge at (800) 998-1110 to register for the opportunity to order the new 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak Order reservations for the new 2021 Dodg...
Holley Releases Coyote Engine Swap Oil Pan
Holley's new Coyote oil pan makes Mustang engine swaps even easier. The oil pan design maintains the oil capacity of a stock Mustang Coyote oil pan (8 qt. nominal) to ensure adequate supply in all street performance and factory-stock type racing applications. The new design utilizes a stock Coyote engine gasket and baffle assembly to provide factory-like sealing and windage characteristics....
Massive Turnout and Talent at NMRA/NMCA Event in Michigan
Written by Mary Lendzion More than 650 racers rolled in for the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering, Aug. 27-30 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. It's a record-setting and remarkable number that included a perfect mix of series regulars and series rookies ready to put it all on the line at the facility whose slogan is The Fastes...
Race Wrap 2020 Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
Earlier this summer the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals saw several changes to its schedule when the Ford Motorsports Nationals was rolled into the NMCA All-American Nationals and eventually bringing the double race to US 131 Motorsports Park. Ultimately, the event became known as the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering and it was spectacular with a rec...
Sunday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
We're greeted with a great weather forecast on this final day of the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. Temperatures will be in the 60s all morning and in the low to mid-70s all afternoon, with blue skies beaming. There are more than 600 race cars on the property known as "The Fastest Track in ...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drivers Motivated in Michigan
Written by Mary Lendzion With Chevrolet headquarters located just two hours away in Detroit, drivers of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series powerfully represented the car company during the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering, Aug. 27-30 at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Michigan. They were in Camaros, Corvettes and other Che...
Thursday Coverage Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering
It should be no surprise that the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals Presented by Force Engineering was going to be a different one. The extravanganza was originally scheduled to go down at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, OH) but when they decided to remain closed for the 2020 season, NMRA and NMCA officials shifted the event over to the prestigious US 131 Motorsports Park (M...
Hassing Ready to Haul at Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering
  By Mary Lendzion Photos by Jessica Hassing Tyler Hassing had his heart set on a Grabber Blue Mustang for a while when he found a picture of one for sale at a dealership in New York six years ago. Distance didn't matter to Hassing, who lives in Michigan. He had to have it. He purchased the 2013 model with only 2,100 miles on its odometer and made plans to have it delivered t...
New Era Racecraft Showing Up To New NMRA/NMCA Race In Martin, Michigan With Major Firepower
NMCA's TorqStorm Superchargers True Street will heat up this weekend as several New Era Racecraft customers will be bringing big horsepower and big thrills to the class. With 2020 being quite the crazy and unpredictable year, many sanctioning bodies and event promoters have had to postpone or cancel their events. When several customers of New Era Racecraft found their racing plans were affe...
Cameron Bowles is Keeping Family Tradition Alive With His Talent
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by the Fastest Street Car staff As the grandson of Don Bowles and the son of Donnie Bowles, who are as admired as they are accomplished in the world of motorsports, Cameron Bowles was poised to be as prominent. He was just waist-high when he would happily holler Faster, faster while sitting in the driver's seat of one of his grandfather's cars or Gra...
Bait & Switch Eric Bardekoff's Coyote-Powered Barracuda Parts Bin Build
When Eric Bardekoff, proprietor of EB Custom Works and NMRA Edelbrock Renegade competitor, got his 1968 Plymouth Barracuda back in his freshman year of high school, he had lofty dreams of building a cool street cruiser and taking it on epic road trips. Now, a decade later, hes finally moving forward with his vision. Growing up, Bardekoffs life mostly involved Mopars. He developed an affinit...
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