The Doctor is All In-Gary Roeben's ProCharged X275 Mustang
Dr. Gary Roeben spent several seasons in X275 with his turbocharged, small-block-Ford-powered 1999 Ford Mustang GT before moving to an '04 Mustang Cobra in 2016. The following year, Roeben dipped his toe into the NMCA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw waters, but wasn't able to stick around for long. Now, Roeben is ready to return to the category and has yet another new car in the works to make it...
Tech Review Visner Engine Development's 4.600-inch bore space small-block Chevy engine
Nelson Competition built Mark Woodruffs Radial vs. the World engine combinations for his Corvette, so when it came time to choose a new powerplant for his new Pro Mod Camaro, the decision of where to go was simple. Written by Jason Reiss Photos by Visner Engine Development from the FSC files In the world of high-stakes doorslammer drag racing, power is king. In classes like Radial vs. Th...
The Fast Files presented by Edelbrock Kevin McMullin's SN-95 rolled off the track and rode the wall in Bowling Green
Photography By Steve Turner and Rudy Rouweyha Fans of the NMRA G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock class know all too well how high the sealed-engine competitors fly round after round. The quickest machines do it in a controlled fashion, but when good air and tenacious track prep combine, a bumper-dragging wild ride might be in store. Most times this drama ends as the driver shifts. F...
Race Wrap 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
The 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, wrapped up a crazy 2020 and yet a rather successful Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season for racers and enthusiasts alike. Great racing and outstanding weather made for an excellent combination as event winners drove to the Aerospace Components Winners Circle and NMRA...
Friday Coverage 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival
Bringing the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals season to a triumphant close, the 22nd Annual NMRA World Finals & Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival is in full effect today at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky. With championships on the line and racers jockeying for a spot in the coveted Top 10, competitors are dialing in the combos with test and tune hits before rolling into the first r...
Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Puts Exclamation Mark on Exciting Season
Written by Mary Lendzion Through the years, Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series drivers have been a popular and powerful part of NMCA events at tracks across the country. They are consistently competitive in their eye-catching cars that are rolling showcases for their Big Three automaker of choice, and in many cases, races are won or lost by the tightest of margins. Drivers were doubled do...
Returning to Active Duty Packing a 1,700hp GEN III HEMI, Geoff Turk's Blackbird Challenger Drag Pak set to compete in Edelbrock Xtreme Street
After driving his 2015 Dodge / Mopar Challenger Drag Pak to the first 7-second run in Factory Super Cars competition and taking the 2018 NMCA championship in the same class, Geoff Turk has re-enlisted the Blackbird for a new mission during the 2021 NMCA Drag Racing campaignEdelbrock Xtreme Street. Turk had put the Blackbird on hiatus while he concentrated efforts on his X-15 Cobra Jet Musta...
Substantial 2021 Edelbrock Super Series at Summit Motorsports Park Taking Shape
Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, has had a special relationship with its sportsman racers for more than 50 years. It is proud to be the home of some of the most ambitious, adept, competitive and commanding racers in the country, and it is proud to offer prestigious programs that reward those racers for their achievements, with steady support from well-known and well-respected compa...
Dashing Success An inside look at the Haltech IC-7 digital dash
In 1817, the German engineer Dietrich Uhlhorn invented a device to measure machine speed and it was dubbed the tachometer. Fast forward to the 1960s and the first golden age of hot rodding saw its use became common in all types of vehicles. By the time the Mustang boom kicked off in the 1990s, an Auto Meter Monster Tach and corresponding shift-light became commonplace, along with a cowl-mounte...
Strange Engineering Adds Alloy C-Clip Style Axles to Product Line
Strange Engineering continues to evolve its product line to meet the needs of today's car enthusiasts with the addition of alloy C-clip style axles. Made with the same quality as the proven Strange alloy axle line, the Strange C-clip style axles are significantly stronger than typical OEM axles. The axles are forged from alloy steel and are further enhanced with a deeper heat treatment. The axl...
Spotlight: Johnny Drama In the trenches with energetic and successful car chief Johnny Drama Maguda
Written by Jason Reiss Photography by Steve Baur Whenever you ask someone where theyre from, youll get a response about where they grew up, or where they currently live. If you ask Johnny Drama Maguda that question, youre likely to get a simple answer: the drag strip. Well get into why his nickname is Drama later, but first, lets learn a bit about why hes considered by many to be the u...
Force Engineering Named Presenting Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park
The action heats up at US 131 Motorsports Park with the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals August 27-30, 2020 and Force Engineering has been named the Presenting Sponsor of the event. Arguably one of the most action-packed events on the schedule, the NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals roars into Michigan's fastest race track with the two biggest street-legal sanctioning bodies...
Official NMRA/NMCA Statement for Event at US 131 Motorsports Park
The NMRA/NMCA national event at US 131 Motorsports Park is a GO and we will be conducting the competition under local event regulations. Those regulations restrict the Arrington Performance NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals presented by Force Engineering to only Racers, Racer Crew, Car Show, and Car Show Crew along with a daily limit of 100 General Admission Spectator tickets. The official event da...
Flowmaster Offering New Universal 3-Inch FlowFX Muffler
Flowmaster is offering its new universal 3-inch FlowFX muffler. Flowmaster's FlowFX series mufflers are perfect for enthusiasts looking for an exhaust note that is different from the "chambered" muffler sound. The interior features a large 3" straight-through stainless steel perforated core, surrounded with high-temperature sound absorption materials. Featuring a reversible internal flow de...
Holley EFI Brings New Dual Injector Lo-Ram Base Manifold Kit to Market
Holley EFI has brought a new dual injector Lo-Ram base manifold kit to market. Available in black or natural cast finishes, the lower manifold is designed for dual injectors per cylinder. The Lo-Ram intake manifolds are designed for forced induction (supercharged or turbocharged) engine applications and will accept popular Hi-Ram plenum tops. The base intake manifold is designed with a low heig...
Where It All Started McLeod Racing
After nearly 50 years, McLeod Racing remains at the forefront of clutch and driveline technology in the automotive aftermarket. Although the company is now owned by Paul Lee, Red Roberts originally started it, and this outfit has quite an interesting story behind its name. Back in the late ˜50s and throughout the ˜60s, Roberts worked with renowned clutch innovator, Bill Hayes. In 71, Robe...
Team Buginga/Pro Line Racing Set Unofficial Pro 275 Record Click to Find Out How Quick!
Several months ago Pro Line Racing and Team Buginga began a collaboration to field a competitive Pro 275 entry in the upcoming Duck X Productions Magic 8 competition at Orlando Speed World. The months of planning and building are coming to fruition as evident by the results of a recent test session. The two groups spent the several days testing at Maryland International Raceway, featuring track pr...
Arrington Performance Named Title Sponsor of NMRA/NMCA All-American Nationals
The NMRA and NMCA quickly pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic by moving the All-American Nationals to US 131 Motorsports Park over the weekend of August 27-30, 2020. Arrington Performance stepped in as the title sponsor thanks to the event's relatively close proximity to its Michigan-based facility. Mike Copeland and Arrington Performance are valued partners of the NMCA and he's been aggre...
Design Engineering, Inc. Introduces High-Tech GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shields
When it comes to technologically advanced turbocharger protection, Design Engineering, Inc. has raised the bar with its new GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shields with LR Technology. Featuring a silicone-coated outer layer, multiple stainless steel and silica inner layers, and enhanced seam strength, the GEN-3 Titanium Turbo Shield was made to be the strongest, most heat-resistant shield available. ...
Aerospace Components has a Dual Brake Kit Option for Most Applications
Aerospace Components has a Dual Brake Kit option for most applications. For rail dragsters and lightweight door cars, Aerospace Components recommends the dual 4 piston lightweight drag race kit, which includes; 4 billet aluminum 4 piston calipers Billet aluminum hats with multi drilled patterns (1/2 or 5/8 stud size available)  2 sets of Hawk Performance brake pads  Lightweight drilled ...
Brian Keep Takes Steadfast Approach to Success in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street
Interview by Mary Lendzion Photos by Fastest Street Car and courtesy of Brian Keep Back in the day, Brian Keep raced in an Oldsmobile Omega, Chevrolet Blazer and Chevrolet S10, and on everything from dirt and mud to asphalt and concrete. But for the past several years, he has been racing in his 1998 Camaro, and is as competitive as they come in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street as well as in...
Accel Expands Super Coil Lineup
Accel's Super Coils are designed to replace OE ignition coils with no modifications while delivering maximum performance, and the Super Coil lineup has been expanded. New offerings have been introduced for GM applications, as well as Honda, Toyota, Lexus and Subaru applications. The coils will install in the factory locations with no worries of tripping the Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)...
Freeman Focused on Nitrous and Supercharger Combinations for NMCA and NMRA Competition
By Mary Lendzion A standout at Ultra Street events across the country, Mike Freeman decided to add NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street and NMRA Edelbrock Renegade to his adventures in 2019. With plenty of persistence from the beginning of the year through the end of the year, he pulled off a fourth-place finish in Ultra Street points, fourth-place finish in NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street and seco...
Griswold Gunning for Second Consecutive LME Street King Win in Corvette Rebuilt After Wreck
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Steve Griswold Steve Griswold had high hopes going into the 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance and featuring the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series last fall at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana. He was definitely dialed in for the 8.50 index in LME Street King, and he had a chance at clinching the class champi...
Nitto Tire Cranks Up Payouts for NMCA TorqStorm True Street, Dodge / Mopar HEMI Shootout , and Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge
On April 1st Nitto Tire released a new DOT legal drag radial tire dubbed the NT555RII with a refined design for a better performing drag radial than their previous offerings. The popular tire manufacturer is celebrating the NT555RII release by offering a bonus program to TorqStorm True Street, Dodge / Mopar HEMI Shootout , and Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge competitors. They're bump...
Shocking Snake Ford Performance Breaks Quarantine With A 1,400-Horsepower Electric Cobra Jet
By Steve Turner Photos Courtesy of Ford Performance With just the sound of sticky tires digging into the track surface a Mustang pounds the pavement with 1,400 horsepower and 1,100 lb-ft of torque. Without so much as a growling exhaust or the scent of race gas, it whirs down the track. It should cover the quarter mile in the low-8-second range at over 170 mph. A dedicated straight-line ma...
The 10 Biggest, Baddest, and Craziest Engines We Could Find At The 2019 PRI Show
The Performance Racing Industry Show held in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the conclusion of each year follows the big car show that is the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Where the SEMA Show covers the entire automotive aftermarket, from tools to trucks to speed parts, the PRI Show is hard core racing parts with a little bit of machinery and trailers thrown in. With that, it should come as no surprise th...
The Story Behind Ryan Martin's New Purpose-Built Big Tire No Prep '18 Camaro ZL1
When Ryan Martin unveiled his all-new, purpose-built no prep Camaro ZL1 at the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, last week, people were shocked and opinions were rampant. Martin, however, has had the project in the works for quite some time and was incredibly meticulous in his planning all throughout the process. As the Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings series ga...
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 wasnt until his cousin introduced him to the Mustang world that Bill Putnams 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 then got his first car, a leased 91 Ford Mustang, when he was 19 years old. It was a four-...
ProMedia to Release Bigger, Better, and Bolder Fastest Street Magazine at PRI Show
ProMedia Events & Publishing is proud to announce its flagship monthly print magazine, Fastest Street Car, has been upgraded and expanded beginning with the January 2020 issue. The bigger, better, and bolder Fastest Street Car will be released this week during the 2019 Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis December 12-15. Fastest Street Car is nearly 20 years old and it keeps getti...
Proposed Jam Factory Motorplex in Brownsburg, Indiana Will Be Modern Gasoline Alley
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Ben Stoner had an idea and decided to SEND IT in a big way! The owner of Indiana-based Fathouse Fabrications and Fathouse Performance, recently announced his plans for a massive Jam Factory Motorplex, adjacent to Lucas Oil Raceway in historic Brownsburg, Indiana. About a year ago, Stoner and his Fathouse family found that they had outgrown their current location and...
Where It All Started Arrington Performance
Some may think the glory days of racing, and especially NASCAR, are long gone¦ but Arrington Performance is keeping history and heritage alive with the companys line of Hemi-focused products. In 1964, Dodge prepared to release a new engine with a hemispherical combustion chamber and two successful circle-track racers were given Hemi engines to race at the 64 Daytona 500Richard Petty and Bu...
New Product Holley Lo-Ram EFI Manifold for LS1/2/6
The Holley LS1/2/6 Lo-Ram intake manifold kits are designed for GM LS Gen III and IV engines equipped with GM LS1/2/6 (cathedral port) cylinder heads. These intake manifolds will work with OE or aftermarket cylinder heads. The Lo-Ram intake manifolds are designed for forced induction (supercharged or turbocharged) engine applications and the 105 mm throttle body part number 112-581 or simila...
Sealed Crate Engine Showdown What happens when NMRA and NMCA racers can't get enough racing
Written By Steve Baur Photography by Landon Sipple and Courtesy of Kentucky Dragway Making its debut in 2012, the NMRAs G-Force Racing Transmissions Coyote Stock class has grown into a popular entry level, heads-up category and when the NMCA launched the Chevrolet Performance Stock class in 2015, the stage was set for some brand rivalry. Now, these sealed crate engine racers cant get eno...
Rollin' The Dice MMR Runs 5.67 at 265 mph in Las Vegas!
Modular Motorsports Racing (MMR) has been pushing the boundary of Modular and Coyote performance in NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod for the past several years. They've run in the 3.70s at well over 200 mph in the eighth-mile competition and brought the fight to the big-block crowd, despite being less than the half displacement of the nitrous motors in the category. Each year MMR's Mark Lutt...
Race Wrap Mod Nationals, presented by Accufab
Written by Ainsley Jacobs It is well into November and while most of the 2019 racing season is behind us, Justin Young and his Mod Motor Mustangs social media community are keeping the Modular/Coyote engines boosted and the tire smoke plentiful with their Mod Nationals, presented by Accufab. The Mod Nationals is an annual event that started several years with the idea of bringing togethe...
Ford Mustang Expands Family All-Electric Mustang Mach-E Delivers Power, Style And Freedom For New Generation
In addition to blistering acceleration, the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition is equipped with MagneRide Damping System, an adaptive suspension technology that lets drivers hug the road while delivering an exciting, comfortable ride. For the first time in 55 years, Ford is expanding the Mustang family, bringing the famous pony into the electric age with Mustang Mach-E, an all-new, all-elec...
Remaking History Ronnie Hobbs Rebuilds Rod Saboury's Legendary Pro Street '57 Corvette
Written by Ainsley Jacobs Texas tycoon Ronnie Hobbs has a history of making headlines in the racing scene, but when he recently posted some pictures of his resurrection of Rod Sabourys legendary Pro Street 57 Corvette, fans went wild. Hobbs has owned a mind-boggling fleet of cars ranging from a mild Magnusson-supercharged 11 Camaro that his son, Landon, street drives and races, to his wild p...
Haltech IC-7 Display Dash: A New Way Of Seeing Things
With a crisp, clear and full color display, the all new Haltech IC-7 Display Dash lets you see things in a brand new way. Designed and manufactured in Australia with motoring enthusiasts in mind, the IC-7 offers market-leading features in a unique, state-of-the-art package.   Featuring auto-dimming ambient light reactive brightness, user-programmable multi-colour shift light bar, t...
NMCA Expands Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series in 2020
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series is expanding to all six NMCA events in 2020. The popularity of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series shows the excitement the LS/LT community brings to the NMCA. Its growth over the last few years is why we are expanding to all six national events, says Rollie Miller, general manager of the ...
Hellion's HEMI Sleeper Turbo Systems
The next big thing is here! Recognizing the popularity of huge-horsepower street cars with the ultimate sleeper image, Hellion designed the most innovative twin-turbo system in historythe Street Sleeper! We have listened to our customers who desired an actual high-performance option for Challenger, Charger, 300C and Magnum vehicles. This new system places the turbos in a hidden locationall fa...
Strange Engineering Introduces New 2-Piece Brake Rotors
Strange Engineering has been an innovator in drag racing brakes for over 20 years. From developing lightweight brake components, directional calipers and superior brake pad compounds, the company is now proud to introduce the next step in braking technology. The Strange Engineering 2-piece rotors utilize a unique floating rotor design that allows for axial and radial growth as temperatures inc...
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