Strange Pro Touring Floater Kit
The new Strange Pro Touring floater kit (PN F5010) offers a needed product evolution for Pro Touring and Street vehicles. The street floater kit is highlighted by the forged Chromoly spindles, Chromoly hubs and 35-spline drive plates for the ultimate in strength and safety. When paired with the proprietary Wilwood brakes, this system eliminates piston knock-back and keeps the performance and f...
Donkmaster Sage Thomas Heading to NMCA All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park
You've seen the hit TV series on Motortrend App and heard about one of the fastest growing trends in performance¦Donk drag racing! The biggest name, Donkmaster Sage Thomas, and his famed Skittle Pack of Big Wheel Donk race cars will make their NMCA debut during the All-American Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, August 27-28, 2021. This will be an experience unlike any ot...
Wheelstand Champion-Kurt Anderson and his iconic '69 Chevy Camaro
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Driven by his passion for muscle cars from day one, Kurt Anderson, 53, not only enjoys successful vocation in the automotive industry, but also a handful of championship titles as a driver. Early on, Anderson's ingenuity and entrepreneurial aptitude resulted in the purchase of his first car, a '55 Chevy, when he was only 13 years old...
Mopar Names DSR Performance as Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak Engine Part Distributor
Mopar names Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Performance as the supplier of officially licensed engine components for the 2015 and 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak. The Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak is the limited-production, purpose-built muscle car for grassroots and professional drag racers competing in events sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and National Muscle Car Ass...
Tech Review-ProCharger's F-4X Supercharger
By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of ProCharger and by the FSC staff Centrifugal superchargers cut their automotive gear teeth on the streets and quickly moved to the racetrack under the hood of street/strip machines. As those hybrid hot rods began to run quicker and transition into full-time race cars, the centrifugals evolved with them to push the envelope of door-car acceleration. Th...
Schoneck Composites & Cynergy Composites partner on Pro Mod Fox Mustang body
In the early 1990s, a new type of high-performance niche emerged as the 5.0-liter Mustang claimed the mantle of leader in the street/strip wars. The leading category in this type of racing became known as Pro 5.0. It enjoyed a popular and influential life cycle for nearly 15 years as it ran through the 2008 NMRA racing season. Over that time period, we watched racers climb to national stardom ...
Kevin Cody and His Capri Take On Dart NA 10.5
By Mary Lendzion More than twenty years ago, Kevin Cody took one look at a 1981 Mercury Capri sitting behind someone's garage and decided that he had to have it. He paid the $400 asking price and put plans in place to take it from a street car to a strip car. That involved replacing its four-cylinder engine with a 460 cubic-inch Ford engine backed by a C6 transmission, installing a 9-...
Leap of Faith-With a little help from her friends, Becki Cram made an unexpected move to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi From her first car, a nondescript Dodge Shadow, to her current race-ready NMRA Edelbrock Renegade 2010 Ford Mustang, Becki Cram never shied away from chasing her dreams or pursuing her happiness. Growing up, Becki was like many others who ultimately found their way to the drag stripshe had an interest in cars right from day one. M...
Craziest Grudge Car Ever Built And You Could Own It!
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photos Courtesy of Jerry Bickel Race Cars The infamy of the Jason X grudge car owned by J.R. Gray has grown to legendary proportions, and, in an attempt to crush Goliath himself, Josh Webb started putting together what is arguably the craziest grudge car ever seen. Webb reached out to Ryan McCain in February of 2019 to collaborate on another friend's project. Webb b...
The New Style-Classic looks with modern features comes together in Holley's Sniper EFI Stealth
With the new fuel system tested and the Sniper EFI Stealth 4500 tweaked by Rollins on the chassis dyno with favorable results, the next stop was Gainesville Raceway for some test runs. Written by Derek Putnam Photography by the author and courtesy of Holley Although manufacturers haven't employed carburetors on production vehicles for over a quarter of a century, the simplicity and ease of...
Lizzy Musi and Musi Racing Set to Open 2021 Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings Season at National Trail Raceway
The highly-anticipated 2021 Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings season begins this weekend and Lizzy Musi, the first female driver to ever win in the popular series that is broadcast on Discovery, is ready. The Musi Racing team heads to National Trail Raceway, just outside of Columbus, Ohio, to kick off the year, with Lizzy Musi behind the wheel of the Edelbrock-equipped Aftershock Camaro...
NMRA HP Tuners Super Stang Champion Kevin McKenna Cruises on the Street and Strip in His Mustang
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Steve Turner and FSC Staff Kevin McKenna has been interested in racing and race cars for as long as he can remember. As a writer and editor for National Dragster and NHRA.com, he has been involved and immersed in motorsports for many years. So has his wife, Jill McKenna, who suggested they buy a Mustang when they moved from California to Indiana seve...
Shotwell Set to Make Edelbrock Renegade Debut at NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
By Mary Lendzion Kelly Shotwell has been successful in NMRA JDM Engineering Limited Street ever since he began competing in the category back in 2017. He has set the pace in qualifying and secured wins, and he has stood out. The Ohioan belted in for a best of 8.68 and 160 mph in the quarter-mile in his Mustang boasting a Barker Machine and Fab-built 321 cubic-inch small-block Ford and 7675 Precis...
The Executioner-Michael Lewandowski's Fox Mustang terminates modern competitors with a nitrous-injected, pushrod powerplant
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi Although his first car was a '71 Ford Mustang, Michael Lewandowski bought his '79 model new straight from the factory when he graduated high school that same yearand he's still racing it today. Growing up in Michigan, Lewandowski developed a sentimental side and a tendency to hold on to things. As the original owner of his '79 Ford M...
FUELAB Debuts Lifetime Warranty On All Products
FUELAB has launched a Forever Fixed lifetime warranty on all FUELAB branded products, the company announced today. The new warranty covers the original purchaser against all material or workmanship defects for the life of the product. This new coverage is effective immediately and allows the original purchaser to return the product(s) to FUELAB directly for repair or replacement. We ma...
Seal For Power-Ensuring You Have The Optimum Head Stud or Bolt
We know that properly clamping the cylinder head to the block is essential for sealing the combustion chamber. And we recognize that there's a correlation between combustion pressure and power. So it's a given having the correct head studs (or bolts) for the application in terms of material and fitment is the goal of every engine builder. But how do you determine what's required Industry-l...
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Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA Power Festival July 22-25 at US 131 Motorsports Park
Arrington Performance has been named title sponsor of the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival and it goes down at US 131 Motorsports Park July 22-25, 2021. The Arrington Performance Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering is the final super-sized event that combines both racing organizations in 2021. It means a lot to our competitors and us to have Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance back as the t...
Improve 2011-2018 Ford EcoBoost V6 Performance with Direct-Fit Lava Turbo Heat Shield from Heatshield Products
Owners of the Ford EcoBoost V6 engine can now decrease underhood temperatures while significantly improving turbocharger performance with the direct-fit Lava Turbo Heat Shield from Heatshield Products. The popularity of the Ford EcoBoost V6 is due in large part to its V8 power combined with V6 mileage. However, the factory EcoBoost turbochargers are uninsulated/unshielded, which generates s...
Moulton is Making Moves at Mickey Thompson: Forward-Focused Innovation to Drive Development
Change breeds progress, and recently there have been changes surrounding the legendary racing rubber manufacturer Mickey Thompson that promise big things for the company's customers. As a pioneer in drag racing, as well as practically every other motorsport on the planet, Mickey Thompson has been a leader in the wheel and tire industry since its start in 1963. Over the years, the company ha...
Nick McGrath's Silver Streak is Over-Check Out Straightline Performance's New Blue Fox Body Mustang
Owner of Straightline Performance, Nick McGrath, has owned silver cars for just about as far back as he can remember. Now, with a new Fox-body Mustang build recently completed for use in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street, McGrath's silver streak is over as the '87 Mustang has been wrapped in¦ blue. Usually, the excitement and drama of a new car centers around its engine combination and ...
Design Engineering, Inc. Boom Mat Tape is Finishing Touch for Noise-Blocking & Sound-Damping Projects
Add a finishing touch to any noise-blocking or sound-damping project with versatile Boom Mat Tape from Design Engineering, Inc. Offering the same qualities as Design Engineering, Inc.'s  Boom Mat damping material, multipurpose Boom Mat Tape helps reduce vehicle road noise, sound system vibrations, rattles, dashboard plastic-to-plastic chafing and more. It can be used to cover seams, fix ...
Paying it Forward-Lloyd Mikeska Loans Winning Drag Cars to Teens
Photo courtesy of Joe Cram Most people think teenagers are irresponsible and untrustworthy and would never consider handing over the keys to their 11-second, race-winning racecar¦ but Maci Belcher and Del Holbrook aren't average teenagersand Lloyd Mikeska definitely isn't the average car owner. Lloyd, who has been racing with the NMRA since 2009, has campaigned his Ford Mustangs in various...
AutoMeter FiTech CAN Gauges Are a Plug and Play Instrumentation Solution
The new FiTech CAN Gauges (model numbers 880828, 880829 and 880890) are a plug and play instrumentation solution for drivers utilizing FiTech's electronic fuel injection and transmission controller systems. Monitor the speedometer, tachometer or water temperature, quickly and conveniently by utilizing the existing FiTech sensors already setup on the vehicle. The FiTech CAN Gauges feature...
Lizzy Musi and Musi Racing to Debut Pro Nitrous '68 Camaro
Lizzy Musi and the Musi Racing team are set to make their 2021 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) debut, and they'll be doing so in a new car. The Musi Racing team has partnered with Dan Green to campaign his Jerry Bickel Race Cars ˜68 Camaro during the 2021 PDRA Pro Nitrous season, starting with next week's PDRA American Doorslammer Challenge at Summit Motorsports Park in ...
Harrop Engineering's 7.3-liter Godzilla hits 1,000HP!
We recently talked about Harrop Engineering's Godzilla 7.3-liter truck engine build and dyno test, and part 1 of the build series concluded with Ford's latest HD truck engine churning out 803 horsepower and 789 lb-ft of torque with 11 psi of boost pressure from a pre-production, TVS 2650-based, Harrop Engineering supercharger complemented with a healthy does of pump gasoline. It didn'...
JR Friguglietti returns to NMCA with Redline Motorsports-built 1967 Mustang
Having been friends with Redline Motorsports' owner Matt Bell for nearly two decades, JR Friguglietti has become a big part of the Illinois-based shop's team. Now, he's stepping up to represent for Redline with an all-new 1967 Ford Mustang of his own that he will campaign in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street and Ultra Street. Although he has a day job of his own painting cars, Friguglietti spend...
TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Coming to NMRA Ford Performance Nationals
The second of three special TREMEC Stick Shift Shootouts in 2021 goes down during the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals June 10-13 at Summit Motorsports Park. The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout celebrates power-shifting fun at select Holley NMRA Ford National events with the Quick 8 eliminator on Sunday. NMRA officials will select the quickest 8 Stick Shift racers from the completed QA1 True Street ...
Exclusive Shop Tour-Farks Supercars
Established over forty years ago by Farid Farkouh, Farks Supercars has evolved over the years into a class-leading chassis builder, but its mission has always stayed the same since day one: providing badass racecar fabrication services while helping customers build the cars of their dreams with unparalleled customer service. Opened in 1980 in Brooklyn, New York, Farid started Farks primaril...
RPM Act successfully reintroduced to Congress-Let them hear your voice today!
Today, the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (RPM Act) was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 2021-2022 session of Congress. The RPM act seeks to clarify some very vague and wide-ranging legislation and enthusiasts need to reach out and let their voices be heard on the topic. Getting involved is super easy to do and takes just a few moments to let your voice be h...
Tech Review-Push Button Latches
When you've moved on from original equipment body components to lightweight fiberglass or carbon fiber parts, chances are you will need a different style of fastener to keep them secured to your vehicle. Push Button Latches offers numerous fastening devices to make sure your panels stay put, yet make it very easy to remove them when needed. For years, the most popular method of fastening li...
NMRA QA1 True Street Standout Alex Corella Clocks 8.67 at 162 mph on New Nitto NT555RII Tires
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Kevin DiOssi Alex Corella has accomplished a lot in the eight years he has been campaigning his 1993 Mustang LX in NMRA QA1 True Street. He has earned runners-up and wins, and he has turned heads while hauling to 8- and 9-second passes in his eye-catching car with a 308 cubic-inch small-block Ford built on a Boss block by William Lujan of Lujan Moto...
Champion Creates Professional Grade Red Poly-7 Racing Grease
Champion Brands, a blender of packaged motor oils, gear lubes, brake fluids and many other specialty racing and automotive chemicals, has recently announced a Professional Grade Poly-7 Red Racing Grease for high-speed competition and racing applications. Champion Poly-7 Red Racing Grease, part number 4053T/40, is red in color, a NLGI #2 classification, tacky, multi-purpose and high-temperat...
TVS-blown Godzilla 7.3 Makes Over 800 hp!
There have been several enthusiasts out there already experimenting with Ford's new Godzilla 7.3-liter truck engine, and the excitement continues to build as they explore the potential of this new push-rod powerplant. Harrop Engineering just began dyno testing its new supercharger for the engine platform and the results so far are impressive. The Australia-based Harrop Engineering worked wi...
The Eagle Has Landed-Haley James' rockets into Edelbrock Renegade with her new War Eagle Mustang
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Kevin DiOssi With three NMRA championships under her belt, Haley James knows what it takes to winand win big. Returning to championship form after a late-season mishap in 2019 proved difficult for the Indianapolis-based racer during the 2020 season, but by taking one small step here and there, James and her new War Eagle Mustang found their groove and s...
Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales and United Trailers Joins Holley NMRA Ford Nationals & NMCA Muscle Car Nationals
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals and Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to welcome Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales as the Official Trailer Distributor and United Trailers as the Official Trailer of the two series. Each company plays an integral part of getting racecars up and down the highways as competitors traverse the United States chasing the modern and vintage muscle car motorsport national event s...
Proform Debuts 1-2-3 Series Radiator Systems
  Proform's new 1-2-3 Series Radiator Systems are an easy way  to get a high-quality cooling system with a professionally-installed look. 1-2-3 Series Radiator Systems are completely assembled, ready to drop in and include the radiator, shroud or bracket, fan(s) and a thermostat controller for a complete cooling unit right out the box. Once users thread the thermostat probe into the ...
Deep Roots in Racing Sparked Success for Jeff Heintz
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car Staff Jeff Heintz is inspired whenever he walks into his shop, Heintz Racing in Mooresville, North Carolina. That's where he's surrounded by cars with LS and LT engines, and where he focuses on making them faster with his small staff. His workdays involve ingenuity and inventiveness, and that makes him happy. Heint...
Fuelab Has Upgraded Its H/E Series 474xx, 617xx and 939xx Twin Screw Brushless Pumps
Fuelab has upgraded its H/E Series 474xx, 617xx and 939xx twin screw brushless pumps to offer 600LPH options capable of supporting 1500HP on gas and 1000HP on E85 in a single pump configuration. H/E pumps provide extremely low current draw, superior priming capabilities and greater resistance to cavitation.New models include 47404, 61704, 61714 and 93904. For more information, visit www.Fuelab.co...
Bardekoff Blasts To Victory Aboard Whipple-Supercharged Mustang
Commack, New York's Eric Bardekoff has been working towards an NMRA event win for several years now, and his hard work and perseverance paid off as he brought home the Edelbrock Renegade class win during the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport at Atlanta Dragway in April. Bardekoff came into the weekend hoping to get his Whipple-supercharge...
P&P Motorsports and DART Machinery Debut New LS Next Engine in NA 10.5 Competition
Arriving at the Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals presented by MAHLE Motorsport at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, to kick off their 2021 NMCA racing season, the P&P Motorsports team of Tony Petrovski and Riste Pancevski rolled their Fox-body Mustang coupe out of the trailer and debuted their new engine combination, a 400ci LS-based powerplant that came from th...
Dahl Dialed-In For Upcoming NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing presented by HPJ Performance
By Mary Lendzion For years, Jimmy Dahl held his own in NMRA Super Street Outlaw and NMRA VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw. Then in 2020, the self-described diehard Ford fan who has had several Mustangs in the past two decades, decided that he wanted to take on NMRA Edelbrock Renegade and NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street. Unfortunately, he hurt the small-block Ford under the hood of his 1990 Musta...
PROFORM Releases Black Crinkle Alternators for Ford 10SI and GM CS130 Cases
Electric fuel pumps, air-conditioning, power windows and car stereos are too much for OEM 63 amp alternators. The increased power demands of today's hot rods call for a upgrade. Thanks to PROFORM's Ford Modified 10SI and GM CS130 Alternators with Black Crinkle finish, users can keep the power flowing to their batteries in low-rpm situations.  Both alternators feature an external fan, 1-w...
Kirk Bouchard Preparing to Dive Into Dart NA 10.5 at NMCA Norwalk Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Kirk Bouchard Kirk Bouchard's first car was a classic 1966 Mustang. He drove it on the street and raced it on the strip before moving to a supercharged 1993 Lightning, followed in 2005 by the 1990 Mustang he has now. The Californian raced in the NMCA West and PSCA Open Comp and Mustang Madness, as well as in EFI Challenge and other categories across souther...
Smoke Machine-Jamey Flannery shreds tires in his 1960 Ford F-100 with a NASCAR-spec engine from ROUSH Competition Engines
Written By Steve Turner Photography courtesy of ROUSH Competition Engines Everyone loves a good burnout, but some people definitely take the appreciation of billowing clouds of rubber smoke to a whole different level. One such smoke show enthusiast is Jamey Flannery, who built a classic Ford truck with the mission of shredding tires in style. Having raced in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racin...
Fuelab Announces All-New Pro Series Line
Fuelab has a new Pro Series line for high horsepower, high flow applications where fuels such as methanol or E85 are used. At the center of the new series is Fuelab's 40501 Pro Series Spur Gear pump, engineered with unmatched experience in brushless fuel pump technology. This variable speed pump is built to handle over 2500hp, with extremely low current draw, and is compatible with gasoline, d...
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels names Jason Moulton Director of Motorsports
With 23 years of experience in race tire development for Mickey Thompson, Moulton notably has led the development of several successful new drag race products. "With the help of Jason's hard work and talent, Mickey Thompson is now a top choice in drag radial racing tires, with racers setting new records and sanctioning bodies creating new race competitions around the globe," Ken Warner, Vic...
Mike Wheelen Plans to Make Richmond Gear Factory Stock Debut at NMRA/NMCA Michigan Event
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Mike Wheelen Mike Wheelen spent the past five years racing in the Stock Block Shootout at various tracks. The Missourian was consistently competitive in the car with a 351 cubic-inch Windsor and a C4 transmission, and ran a best of 9.87 on his way to four championships. In that time, he started to pay more and more attention to NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock,...
Where It All Started-ProCharger
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy of the manufacturer A classic inventor's drive paired with a strong business mindset enabled brothers Dan and Ken Jones to transform the centrifugal supercharger into a completely new power adderthe ProCharger. The first to offer a complete, intercooled supercharger system and billet impellers, ProCharger developed more than 40 patents, securi...
HP Tuners Named Class Sponsor of Super Stang for 2021
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to welcome HP Tuners to the six event national series as the class sponsor of the Super Stang category. As the late-model Mustangs hit the drag strip during the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HJP Performance next month, each vehicle in the category will proudly display the HP Tuners logo as the company picked up the class sp...
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