The 2021 SEMA Show Event Coverage-Day 4
While some classic car owners have gone the EV route as of late, the owner of this 1970 Chevelle decided to drop in a Duramax LBZ diesel into his muscle car. Pacific Performance Engineering built the bottom end and the car was finished with a pair of turbochargers and a five-speed manual inside. The Speedmaster Individual Throttle Body EFI system(Part #: 1-148-007) has all the flash of ...
The 2021 SEMA Show Event Coverage-Day 3
Race Pages coverage of the 2021 SEMA Show continues today, and we kick things off with this CRC COPO Camaro that belongs to Nicky Fowler of  Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center. In addition to selling all Chevrolet Performance parts, the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center can also set you up to go racing with a COPO Camaro, CRC COPO Camaro chassis, and any COPO parts you might need. For more information,...
Justin Fogelsonger Takes Home His First Richmond Gear Factory Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion Justin Fogelsonger began watching NMRA racing when the exciting series first emerged. Then, he dove into Richmond Gear Factory Stock in 2014, and hasn't looked back. While his responsibilities at work prevented him from competing all six events on the annual tour in years past, he was able to attend all six events on the 2021 tour, and the end result was rewarding. ...
The 2021 SEMA Show Event Coverage-Day 2
Day two of the 2021 SEMA Show brings more new products for you to take in, including Ford Performance's electric Cobra Jets pictured above. Today in the Red Line Oil booth, Arrington Performance unveiled a cutting-edge restomod 1948 Chevy pickup, named Zero. Built for the wife of Arrington main man, Mike Copeland, it is powered by a 500-horsepower, 6.2-liter LS boosted by an Eaton TVS 2650 su...
Kurt Anderson Wheelies to His Fourth LME Street King Championship
By Mary Lendzion Through the years, Kurt Anderson has shown just how experienced and exceptional he is behind the wheel. He's very committed and competitive, whether he's in the cockpit of his own 1969 Camaro, his wife, Shawna Anderson's 2001 Camaro or a fellow racer's car, and he holds his own. Aiming for another LME Street King championship, Anderson, who owns Autokraft Racecars and...
Joel Greathouse Earns Back-to-Back Edelbrock Renegade Championships
By Mary Lendzion Joel Greathouse is utterly unflinching when he is in the driver's seat of his very dramatic Mustang. With equal parts of grace and grit, he handles everything from boisterous racing to bumps in the road, and fellow racers and race fans witnessed that when he earned the 2020 NMRA Edelbrock Renegade championship, and again when he gave it everything he had to back it up in...
ProTorque's New 8-inch X8 Torque Converters Offer Incredible Performance Gains
ProTorque has announced its X8 Series race torque converters for 600-2,000+ horsepower applications. Working in conjunction with David Barton of Ray Barton Racing Enginesenterprise on his NHRA Factory Stock Showdown program, ProTorque's forward-thinking founder, Joe Rivera, developed a performance-oriented 8 torque converter. Using the same technology that ProTorque pioneered 15-plus y...
Dodge Teases New Performance Initiatives at Dodge/SRT NHRA Nationals
The Dodge brand is doubling down on its role as a pure performance brand with a sneak-peek at one of two new performance-based programs, set to be announced in early November. National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing superstars Matt Hagan and Leah Pruett will help kickoff the launch sequence by carrying special Direct Connection graphics on their respective race cars, beginning...
S. TORRENCE, PEDREGON, GLENN AND JOHNSON WIN DODGE/SRT NHRA NATIONALS PRESENTED BY PENNZOIL AT NHRA'S 1000TH RACE
Steve Torrence picked up his 50th career Top Fuel win and moved a step closer to his fourth straight world championship, rolling to the victory on Sunday at the Dodge/SRT NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Dallas Glenn (Pro Stock) and Steve Johnson (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won at the 19th of 20 races during the 2021 NHRA ...
LYLE BARNETT FINISHES E3 SPARK PLUGS NHRA PRO MOD DRAG RACING SERIES SEASON WITH WIN IN LAS VEGAS
Lyle Barnett capped off his rookie season in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service in impressive fashion, taking his second victory in three races as part of this weekend's Dodge/SRT NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event was the last of 11 events during the 2021 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Raci...
Mike Roup Races his Ranchero to his First Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning Championship
By Mary Lendzion Mike Roup has been racing the wheels off of the 1970 Ranchero he purchased from a fellow racer five years ago. In the truck powered by a 351 Windsor bored and stroked to a 427 cubic-inch engine based on a Dart block, he finished second in Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning points in 2019 and 2020, and was committed to taking home a championship in 2021. He qualified i...
DiabloSport AMP'd 2.0 Throttle Booster Offered at Lower Cost
DiabloSport is spotlighting the AMP'd 2.0 throttle booster with value- packed features like an industry exclusive Bluetooth remote and user defined Throttle Curves. The company has seen an increase in demand for the product, and is making it available at the lower cost of $249.95. AMP'd 2.0 covers hundreds of different vehicle applications, and the company offers an app to control AMP'...
Chris Parisi Secures Another HP Tuners Super Stang Championship
By Mary Lendzion Chris Parisi has been racing in various cars and series since 1990, and he has amassed a lot of wins in that time. In fact, he's a multi-time NMRA HP Tuners Super Stang champion, and throughout 2021, he showed how he soared to that status. In his Mustang GT Premium packing a 5.0 Coyote, Steeda cold air intake, 10-speed automatic transmission and Circle D converter, th...
Summit Motorsports Park to Host Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Event in 2022
By Mary Lendzion As part of the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League banquet on Oct, 30, 2021 at the Marriott Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, Summit Motorsports Park president Bill Bader Jr. announced that the park will host a highly anticipated, and yet to be named, event for the series on July 21-23, 2022. "The fact that we are covering our legendary quarter-mile in dirt for that weekend is exci...
Terry Pennington closes in on 8s after resetting the F.A.S.T. ET record
F.A.S.T. Records Fall Again Photography by Pat Camang/Courtesy of F.A.S.T. The rate at which the Factory Appearing Stock Tire elapsed time records have changed in 2021 is as quick as the cars themselves. This past weekend, Terry Pennington reset the FAST record with a wicked 9.37 at 146.10 mph. During the FAST Fall Nationals, held in conjunction with the Mopar Eastern Classic event held at Maryla...
Nathan Stymiest Stick-Shifts His Way to G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion Nathan Stymiest is a commanding racer with a commanding race car. He rides wheelies and rows the gears of the G-Force transmission in his Mustang, and he wins while he's at it. Because the Pennsylvanian came so close to earning a championship in NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock in 2020, he was more motivated than ever to earn a championship in 2021. S...
Innovator, Engine Builder, Racer, Richard Maskin Passes
The motorsports world has lost a friend and icon with the October 16, 2021 passing of Richard Maskin, a highly respected innovator, engine builder and racer whose accolades included being inducted into the Michigan Motorsports Hall of Fame and a Lifetime Achievement award from NHRA. He first achieved national prominence in 1970 with a '68 Camaro called the Mouse Pack that was the small-bl...
Steve Halprin Superb on Way to VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw Championship
By Mary Lendzion Steve Halprin has been around racing for most of his life, and when he came to NMRA VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw in 2020, the odds were he was going to be outstanding, and he was. The Michiganian motored to a fourth-place finish that year, and then turned his focus to topping that in 2021 in his Mustang hauling with a 410 cubic-inch Ford built by BES Racing Engines and a Ha...
Brent Wheeler Backs Up His Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion The cars in the Quick Fuel Technology Nostalgia Super Stock category are celebrated across the country for their character and their competitiveness. That certainly includes Brent Wheeler's Coronet, which is powered by a 540 cubic-inch Wedge engine built by fellow racer Bill Boomhower with components from Indy Cylinder Heads, Comp Cams, MAHLE, Clevite and ATI, and comple...
Chevrolet Unleashes the 2023 Corvette Z06
The next chapter in the mid-engine Corvette journey begins today with the introduction of the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, a new American supercar that puts the world on notice. Arriving two years after the first production mid-engine Corvette Stingray debuted and captivated a worldwide audience, the Z06 is designed and engineered to act as a precision tool for the track. The Z06's striking...
Dmitry Samorukov To Contest 2021 NHRA E3 Pro Mod Finals in Las Vegas
Drag Racing is a sport enjoyed the world over, but partaking in the competition can be difficult. For Russia's Dmitry Samorukov, it meant having to develop a drag racing series in his home country so he could compete. As he continues building on that dream, one other is finally coming to realityto compete in the NHRA in the United States. With such a limited market, an even more limited perfo...
Bruce Lang Lands His First Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock Championship
By Mary Lendzion Bruce Lang has one of the most eye-catching cars in Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock. It's a clean Barracuda powered by a Chrysler 440 Six Pack built by Russ Berens with machine work by W&W Machine and heads by Wegner Automotive, and inscribed on its doors is the phrase The sun will straighten it out. When people ask Lang what the sun will straighten out, he s...
Andy Warren Amazingly Arrives at His Tenth NMCA Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle Championship
By Mary Lendzion Through the years, Andy Warren has become a bit of a wonder in NMCA Detroit Truetrac Nostalgia Muscle. He knows the ins and outs of the category, and he is incredibly competitive in it. In fact, he has earned thirty-three event wins, and is still the NMCA's winningest driver. Soon after the Kentuckian earned his ninth championship in 2020, he set out to back it up ...
Confirmed: New '57 Chevy in the Works for Jeff Lutz at DMC Racing
Although the actual episode hasn't premiered yet, it's no secret that legendary drag racer/chassis builder, Hot Rod Drag Week multi-time champion, and Discovery Channel's Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings superstar Jeff Lutz lost his 1957 Chevy Bel Air in a recent wreck while filming. Lutz, however, has been hard at work hustling to get its replacement built. The third in his fleet of 1957 Chev...
DeWayne Massengale Motors to His First Proform Rumble Championship
By Mary Lendzion DeWayne Massengale is as friendly as they come. He hangs out with and helps his fellow racers, and he happily chats with fans who want to know about his car and combination. But when he puts on his helmet and heats the tires under his Camaro powered by an LS1 engine and RPM Transmissions-built T-56, he is fierce and focused on winning. Massengale, who finished fifth in NMCA Profo...
Bill Putnam Pulls Off Another JDM Engineering Limited Street Championship
By Mary Lendzion As the 2020 NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street champion, Bill Putnam knew how hard it was going to be to back it up in 2021. His combination was going to have to be powerful, his car was going to have to be potent and he was going to have to be more proficient than ever as the level of competition continues to climb. But the Floridian was up to the task, and so was h...
MSD Ignition's Pro 600 delivers powerful spark that lights the fire in Pro Mod powerplants
Written by Jason Reiss Photography courtesy of Holley The task of delivering spark energy to light off today's high-horsepower engines used in classes such as NHRA Pro Mod, Radial vs. The World and Drag Week requires the most robust components proven to perform in high-stress situations. MSD's Pro-Mag 44 ignition coil and familiar 44-amp generator has been the most visible and reliable cho...
Danny Towe Drives to Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle Championship
By Mary Lendzion Danny Towe began racing his 1970 Mustang Sportsroof soon after he purchased it in 1993. He was going rounds with great results in bracket and index categories at Atlanta Dragway and in Fun Ford Weekend when NMRA Exedy Racing Clutch racer Shane Williams told him that the NMRA was starting the Race Pages Digital Ford Muscle category in 2016, and that he was confident it wo...
DEJORIA, SALINAS AND SAMPEY PICK UP WINS AT NHRA THUNDER VALLEY NATIONALS
12th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Alexis DeJoria powered to her first win in more than four years, rolling to the victory in Funny Car on Sunday at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Mike Salinas (Top Fuel) and Angelle Sampey (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won in their respective categories at the 18th of 20 races during the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series seaso...
Woody Pack Wheels to His First NMRA ARP Open Comp Championship
By Mary Lendzion When Woody Pack came to NMRA ARP Open Comp eight years ago, he immediately felt at home. He liked the cars, combinations and competitors, and he lapped up as much information as possible so that he could be consistent and competitive in his 1966 Mustang powered by a 451 cubic-inch engine built by Albert Performance and paired with a Powerglide built by Ray Eller. The ...
FuelTech and Anderson Dick claim C8 Corvette quarter-mile record with a 9.01 ET
Out of the gate, the C8 Corvette has inspired many enthusiasts to take the first mid-engine production Corvette model and push the limits of what the platform can achieve. FuelTech's Anderson Dick is no exception to pushing the limits, nor is FuelTech, and they, too, grabbed a C8 and can now lay claim to having run the quickest quarter-mile elapsed time in one after posting a staggering 9.01 a...
Alan Felts Forceful on Way to Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw Championship
By Mary Lendzion The NMCA Mickey Thompson Street Outlaw category is filled with impassioned competitors. They want to go fast, they want to go rounds and they want to get to the winner's circle. They also face challenges head-on, and among them is Alan Felts of Bowling Green, Kentucky. He's honed in on hauling in his Mustang powered by a small-block Ford put together by Jeff Burns Rac...
JOSE GONZALEZ CLINCHES FIRST E3 SPARK PLUGS NHRA PRO MOD WORLD TITLE
12th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Jose Gonzalez clinched his first career E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service world championship on Sunday at Bristol Dragway as part of this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. The event was the 10th of 11 events during the 2021 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series season. It's been a dominant ...
The Science Of Stick-Total Venue Concepts delivers a steadily sticky racing surface at every NMRA and NMRA event
By Steve Turner Photography by the FSC staff As the tree drops, more than 3,000 horsepower awaits under the composite body of a roaring Pro Mod. Unleashing it sends that thrust to two huge slicks out back. They dig into the track and propel the finely tuned machine past 60 feet in less than a second. At these lofty levels, races are won and lost in this narrow window of hundredths and th...
A Million Reasons to Race-Mickey Thompson will sponsor the Million Dollar Drag Race
A week of drag racing could end in an incredible payday for one lucky driver as part of the 26th annual Million Dollar Drag Race sponsored by Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels. Set for Oct. 19 - 23 at South Georgia Motorsports Park, the 1/8-mile bracket racing challenge will feature cash prizes each day, including the Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels Million that will pay up to $1 million depe...
Joel Steele's Sick, Stick-Shifted S197 Eclipses the Six-Second Barrier at FL2K21
After setting the record for the quickest H-pattern manually-shifted and Coyote-powered Mustang in the world in September of 2020 with a 7.86-second quarter-mile at 174mph blast in his S197 Ford Mustang, Joel Steele has shaved nearly a full second off his record while racing at the FL2K21 event at Florida's Bradenton Motorsports Park on October 10, 2021. Steele's old record was set at his h...
LYLE BARNETT DRIVES TO FIRST CAREER WIN IN NHRA PRO MOD ACTION AT DALLAS
In his first year driving in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, Lyle Barnett raced to his first career win on Sunday at the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. The event, which was presented by Imperial Construction, is the ninth of 11 events during the 2021 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service sea...
Holley To Host First Electric Vehicle Performance Festival
With Holley's LS Fest, MoParty, and Ford Festival being such big hits, and interest in electric vehicles on the rise, the company felt the time was right to launch an electric vehicle event. Holley will host an event for all electric vehicles to take place November 13-14, 2021 at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, CA. Holley's High Voltage Experience will be a playground for EV owners, drivers, ...
ANDERSON, ASHLEY, CAPPS AND M. SMITH GRAB KEY WINS AT TEXAS NHRA FALLNATIONALS
Greg Anderson made history on Sunday at Texas Motorplex, picking up his 98th career win to become the all-time wins leader in Pro Stock history at the 36th annual Texas NHRA FallNationals. Justin Ashley (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also picked up wins at the 17th of 20 races during the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season and the fourt...
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 top of the NMRA Edelbrock Renegade ranks, he moved forward with building a newe...
Hugger Orange Hot Rod—Kevin Lumsden takes on the Chevrolet Performance Stock competition in his iconic 1969 Camaro
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 in the Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin Di...
NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street Competitor Nicole Liberty-Cach Has a Hands-On Approach to Racing
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA Staff It seems that Nicole Liberty-Cach was destined to be a racer. Her father, Craig Liberty, was racing the very day she was born to her mother, Joelanne Liberty, and then she spent her formative years focusing on everything her father did at his shop, Liberty's Gears in Michigan. She wanted to know what he was building, but more th...
Lyle Barnett to Field Twin-Turbo Combination in NHRA Pro Mod + 2.4 Hours of LeMullets with Stevie Fast Jackson
One of small-tire racing's most prominent faces and pilot of the infamous Tooth Jerker Dodge Dart, Beer Money Ford Mustang, and Moonshine Missile Ford Granada wagon, Lyle Barnett made his debut on the big stage of NHRA competition in the Pro Mod category earlier this year. Fielding a ProCharged 2018 Chevrolet Camaro backed by Elite Motorsports/Modern Racing, the North Carolina native ha...
Eaton's Vehicle Group Launches Aftermarket ELocker Differential for Jeep Wrangler JL and Gladiator JT
Eaton, a power management company, has announced that its Vehicle Group has launched two aftermarket ELocker differentials for the 2018 and newer Jeep Wrangler JL and 2020 and newer Jeep Gladiator JT equipped with both manual and automatic transmissions. The electric locking differentials are a dependable option for the off-road enthusiast, needing just one wire to actuate and requiring no ...
David DeMarco Returns to Racing with Screw-Blown, 1969 Camaro Pro Mod from DMC & DMPE
Written by Ainsley Jacobs With a build more than three years in the making now finally complete, one-half of radial racing's infamous Troublemint Twins, David DeMarco, is making his big return to racingbut he's doing it in a big way and on big tires with a screw-blown, 1969 Chevy Camaro Pro Mod. The Massachusetts-based racer had previously made himself known on small tires with his sup...
Diablosport Tuning Available For 2021 Charger/Challenger/300 5.7L and 6.4L
DiabloSport has announced the addition of tuning support for the 2021 model year 5.7L and 6.4L Hemi- powered Chargers and Challengers. As Hemi fans have come to expect, the company offers a wide variety of options to choose from when it comes time to tune late model cars. From PCM swaps to full PKITs that include a new PCM and tuner, the company has something for everyone. Users can expect ...
Champion Releases New Racing Full-Synthetic Power Steering Fluid
Champion, a recognized leader in racing and specialty lubricants, has launched its Champion Full-Synthetic Racing Power Steering Fluid. Champion Racing Power Steering Fluid reduces temperatures and delivers consistent steering response in competition applications. It has exceptional low temperature flow that reduces initial drag on the racing pump. Its robust formulation is a full-synthetic compe...
Race Wrap-23rd Annual Whipple Superchargers NMRA All-Ford World Finals presented by Competition Clutch & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The 23rd Annual Whipple Superchargers NMRA All-Ford World Finals presented by Competition Clutch & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, wrapped up the 2021 racing season with a weather-shortened event that was not short on spectacular racing. Event winners drove to the NMRA Winner's Circle and NMRA Champions collected their hard-earned E...
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