Video Inside-BoostedGT's New Big Tire Mustang On The Dyno | Presented by Nitto Tire
Chris "BoostedGT" Hamilton is preparing to assault the No Prep scene with his new 2005 Mustang GT, dubbed "The Equalizer." It has been a collaboration with his girlfriend Kayla Morton and her dad; the team just spun up a Dynocom chassis dyno to obscene output with D-Bomb EFI Tuning handling the engine calibration with Holley EFI Dominator. We'd love to brag about the results, but all we can say is...
The Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Returns to NMCA for 2018 | Presented by Nitto Tire
Chevrolet Performance pioneered the high-performance crate engine half a century ago, and since then, drivers of everything from classic Camaros to Jeep Wranglers have turned to these factory-built, fully assembled LS and LT V-8 engines for speed, ease of installation and durability. For the seventh year in a row, Chevrolet will sponsor the Performance Challenge Series so owners of hot rods ca...
7-Seconds To Glory-A look at how Factory Super Cars have evolved into the monsters they are today
The car that started the supercharged factory drag racing program craze, the 2008 Cobra Jet. By Brian Lohnes Photography by Fastest Street Car Its incredible when you think about it. Factory produced cars with factory produced parts are knocking on the seven second barrier. Not just knocking, but kicking, clawing, and racing to be the first to do it. The situation is so hot that Holley s...
Details Inside-Dodge/SRT and Mopar Brands to Offer Complimentary Drag Race Experience at NMCA in 2018
The Dodge/SRT and Mopar brands are teaming up with the National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) to offer complimentary customer drag racing experiences exclusively at NMCA race events for the 2018 season. Mopar-powered competitors in model year 2005 and newer FCA US LLC vehicles will receive complimentary entry to battle it out in the NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout category, giving owners the opp...
5.379 at 278.79 mph-Ekanoo Racing Quickest & Fastest Door Slammer, Video INSIDE!
Anyone following the worldwide Pro Modified scene knew it was only a matter of time before EKanoo Racing captured the all-time door-slammer record. Last month, we reported about Khalid Mohammed driving the team's Pro RCF Pro Modified to a stellar 5.437 at a stout 274.64 mph . The team held the speed record for over a year with a 277.99 mph. All runs were made at Bahrain International...
Real Pro Mod (RPM) Association Gives Preview of 2018 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Modified | Presented by Nitto Tire
Photo by Damon Steinke The Real Pro Mod (RPM) Association held its annual warm-up race in late February at Orlando Speed World, positioned just three weeks before the first national event on the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod schedule. Quick times, new cars, and tight competition gave fans and racers a preview of whats to come as many teams shook the winter blues by cramming their engines with boo...
New Product-Aerospace Components Titanium Rear Drag Race Wave Rotors
Who doesnt love titanium The space-age material has become increasingly popular in the drag racing market for its strength and weight savings over steel. Aerospace Components is proud to announce the release of replacement rotors for its rear drag racing brake kits. Not only did the engineering staff create a new “wave” design but is also manufacturing the rotors ...
Ford Performance Honors Bob Glidden Legacy with 85/10 Award | Presented by Nitto Tire
Courtesy of Ford Performance Legendary drag racer Bob Glidden was known for a lot of things “ his 85 NHRA victories, 10 NHRA championships, 122 final round appearances and nine U.S. Nationals titles. But one of the things the Ford racing icon was best known for was his work ethic - the grit and determination of he and his Glidden Family Racing team that made he, his wife Etta, and sons Bil...
Rudolf Preparing for Move to VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod | Presented By Nitto Tire
By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Jeff Rudolf There are many reasons why Jeff Rudolf has been in the spotlight ever since he joined NMCA ARP Nitrous Pro Street three years ago. He has blown the hood off of his nitrous-powered Nova, been buoyant in the face of breakage and blasted to the Aerospace Components Winners Circle, and as a result, he has a lot of fans who believe in him. Now, after ach...
Timing Is Everything-How you can achieve more accurate timing with belt drives
Written by John F. Katz Photography Courtesy of the Manufacturers Chains are strong. Think of a chain saw, of suit of chain-mail armor, a chain-link fence, a chain-link, well, anything. Now try substituting a rubber belt for a chain in any of the phrases abovekind of drains out the metaphorical testosterone, doesnt it But the loss would be purely linguistic, if the rubber belt in question were of...
Holley EFI Announces 7 Second Club For NMCA Factory Super Car Drivers With Big Money Prizes
Holley is pleased to announce big news for NMCA Factory Super Car drivers, who now have more to race for than ever. The first racer to crack the magical seven-second barrier will receive $5,000 from Holley EFI, and the next four will be awarded $1,000 Holley product certificates. If the first racer that breaks into the elusive seven-second zone is also running Holley EFI, he'll pocket ano...
New Product-AFCO Street Fighter Shocks
AFCO is proud to announce that our latest monotube technology is now available in single adjustable stock mount design for many street and strip applications. This new stock mount shock is designed to fit in the OEM locations and offers great control, consistency and tune-ability. A wide range of rebound adjustment lets you tune your chassis from controlling the initial hit at the rear ti...
Leah Prichett Sets Unofficial Top Fuel MPH Record in Spring Warm-Up | Presented by Nitto Tire
Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster Leah Pritchett unofficially ran the fastest Top Fuel pass on Saturday at NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park located outside of Phoenix. The 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to the facility for the NHRA Arizona Nationals Feb. 23 -25 for the second event of the series.   Pritchett piloted...
Dodge/SRT Expand Support to Prichett, Hagan; Launches Dodge Garage Website | Presented by Nitto Tires
Mopar and Dodge/SRT are once again teaming up and taking aim at world titles in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, armed with an increased commitment to Top Fuel star Leah Pritchett and renewed support of two-time Funny Car champion Matt Hagan for the 2018 season, which commences at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, California, February 8-11. The brands will take primary placement on Don S...
Hajek Motorsports To Display First Four 2008 Cobra Jet Mustangs at NHRA Winternationals | Presented by Nitto Tires
Hajek Motorsports announced it will help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Cobra Jet Mustang with a special display at the upcoming Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by Protecttheharvest.com February 8-11 in Pomona, California. Hajek Motorsports, along with the NHRA, will showcase the first four serialized 2008 Cobra Jet Mustangs, including the 2009 Winternationals-winning Sto...
Coyote Modified Driver Joe Guertin Switching Gears for 2018 | Presented By Nitto Tire
  By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMCA and courtesy of Joe Guertin While Joe Guertin had competed in NMRA ProCharger Coyote Modified for the past three years, hes making a move to NMCA Edelbrock Xtreme Street this year. And, when hes not laying down laps in that highly competitive category, hell head to NMRA Edelbrock Renegade, Ultra Street and Duck X Productions races. I enjoye...
Unknown Commodities -Things you probably didn't know you could do with electronic fuel injection
Written By Scott Clark Photography by the Author and the FSC Staff In the past 10-15 years, electronic fuel injection has become a widespread phenomenon due largely to the complex fuel requirements of turbocharged engines. While carburetors are not done yet, its not just the high pressure fuel system that gives the EFI user so much more control and information: its the transition to Electronic P...
EKanoo Racing On Cusp of Pro Modified All-Time ET Record-Runs 5.437 at 274.64 mph | Presented by Nitto Tire
Nearly one year ago the world watched as EKanoo Racing's Khalid Mohammed drove the team's Lexus RCF Pro Modified to a record-setting door-slammer speed of 277.99 mph. The team is back at it again at the Bahrain International Circuit and this time Mohammed drove the Pro RCF machine to a new best elapsed time of 5.437, just three-hundredths of a second off the Pro Modified record of 5.403. The Pro...
Corn-Bred, Corn-Fed-Larry Thomas's Maized Terminator
Written By Ainsley Jacobs Photography By Kevin DiOssi and the FSC Staff Street cars come in countless forms, from amped-up daily drivers to tamed-down racecars. Regardless of the build, though, the intention is always the sameto have something capable of cutting killer times at the track, then driving home to take the family out for a spin. For Larry Thomas, his 2004 Ford Mustang Terminator Cobra ...
ROUSH Performance F-250 Named Official Truck of NMRA
Santa Ana, CA (January 9, 2018) The NMRA Drag Racing Series is proud to announce that the ROUSH Performance F-250 has been named the Official Truck of the NMRA, expanding ROUSHs involvement with the number one all-Ford motorsport series as the company is also the class sponsor of Super Stang and offers contingency prize money for the winner and runner-up finishers utilizing certain ROUSH Performan...
Pro Mod Ace Adam Flamholc Almost Ready for Return to Racing | Presented by Nitto Tire
  By Mary Lendzion Photos courtesy of Adam Flamholc While it seemed that Adam Flamholc escaped injury when he wrecked in his 1963 Corvette last July, he was later diagnosed with a health concern believed to be related to the wrecks fierce force. It was serious enough to sideline the diehard driver who was leading NMCA VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod points going into the final ...
Tech Review-Trick Flow Power Port 270 big-block Mopar Cylinder Heads
By Steve Baur Photography Courtesy of Trick Flow   Trick Flow Specialties has never been a company that sits back and enjoys its successes, rather the company continues to refine each of its offerings while expanding on its line of engine performance parts. One of the companys latest creations is its new PowerPort 270 cylinder heads for big-block Mopar engines. The new 270 cyl...
Al Davis Aiming for NMRA Steeda Limited Street | Presented by Nitto Tire
By Mary Lendzion Photos by NMRA and courtesy of Al Davis While Al Davis had been racing in NMRA QA1 True Street, Roush Performance Super Stang and Exedy Racing Clutch Modular Muscle, hes preparing his 2011 Mustang for NMRA Steeda Limited Street in 2018. The heads-up category designed for small block Ford, Modular and Coyote combinations with single power-adders in 1954 and newer Ford-...
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Wreck, Rebuild, Race Jeff Lutz's '57 Chevy is Back in Action | Presented by Nitto Tire
By Ainsley Jacobs Photos by Mike Galimi Getting a new car out onto the track is one of the best feelings in the world, one full of hopes, dreams, promises, and performance potential. Contrastingly, smashing that new car up after just a few laps is devastating beyond words. Unfortunately, 2013 NMCA Pro Street/Pro Mod champion and multi-time Hot Rod Drag Week winner Jeff Lutz got the exper...
Transmission Cross-Fit-An Inside Look at Powerglide and TH400 Conversions for Mustangs
By Greg Acosta Photos Courtesy of the Manufacturers and NMRA By and large, Ford owners tend to be very touchy on the idea of cross-breeding their Mustangs with parts from the other guys. However, lately, it seems there has been a slight relaxation of hostilities when it comes to non-Blue-Oval transmissions. With the recent trend of ridiculously-high horsepower street/strip Mustangs, GM...
Throwback to that Time Lizzy Musi Set the Pro Nitrous Record with Al Anabi Performance | Presented by Nitto Tire
Most of the country is deep into the off-season and relaxing during the holiday break, however, halfway across the world the Middle East is preparing for its racing season. Last year the action was fast-paced, particularly with the Al Anabi Performance teams, and the Pro Nitrous record was crushed a few times. The Qatar Racing Club presented stellar track conditions and favorable weather as Mu...
It's Official-Fletcher Cox and Sean Ayers Are Heading to NMCA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw | Presented by Nitto Tire
The rumors have been flying around since the summerFletcher Cox was interested in converting his Gold Dust Mustang over to NMCA/NMRA VP Racing Fuels Street Outlaw. Yesterday, he made it official on social media. Shawn Ayers will continue to pilot the Fox-body notchback as he has done for the past few seasons. The car is currently at RK Racecraft being readied for pre-season testing, scheduled for ...
Discovering Data-A Budget Friendly Approach | Presented by Racepak
If youve been following the previous installments of Discovering Data, you know what a good data capture system can do for your program. However, if youre new to data gathering, maybe the cost associated with purchasing a system and all the required sensors has you concerned about spending more than you can afford. This month, were going to give you a few ideas that cost a little, but deliver good...
The Devil's Reject is Reborn-A GT500's journey from heavy-handed beast to battle-ready hellion
Written By Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi and Dr. Rudy Rouweyha They say the devil is in the details, and judging by Brian Iceman Devilbisss beautiful 13 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, the phrase could not be more appropriate. His car, hailed as The Devils Reject has undergone an incredible transformation and the rebirth of Devilbisss ride is sure to rain fire and brimstone onto...
Alex Hays Is Natural Wonder in a World of Boost and Nitrous
Two years ago if you had told Alex Hays that hed be in the upper echelon of Ultra Street racing and one of only three cars to run in the 4.60s, the Michigander wouldve laughed. In just two short seasons, though, that is exactly what has happened as Hays career best in the limited 275, eighth-mile eliminator is a stout 4.691 at 144.10 mph. Making the run even more impressive is the fact that Hays C...
NHRA Pro Stock Shocker-Cross-breeding of Bodies/Engines Allowed for 2018 | Presented by Nitto Tire
Alan Johnson retired from professional drag racing at the conclusion of the 2017 racing season. He was the last non-Chevy racer to win an NHRA championship back in 2012. Photo Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster Rivalries are a natural part of sportsNew York Yankees vs. the Boston Red Sox, Rivalry Weekend for NCAA Football, and the mighty Ford vs. Chevy vs. Mopar. The battle between the Big Thr...
Radial Racer Marty Robertson Returns to ProCharger Power for 2018 | Presented by Nitto Tire
By Ainsley Jacobs Photos by Michael Galimi Marty Robertson has come full circle as his 1968 Plymouth Barracuda radial tire monster known as Bad Fish is currently in the process of returning to its roots by way of a new ProCharger blower. Robertsons Evolution Custom Auto and Race Development-built ride featured ProCharger power back in 2015 when it first made its debut, but made the move...
Be Like Mills-Golden Gorilla Edition Camaro Body from Larry Jeffers | Presented by Nitto Tire
By Ainsley Jacobs Rendering Courtesy of Larry Jeffers Race Cars Photo Courtesy of NMCA/Fastest Street Car Its no secret that Big Daddy DeWayne Mills is one of the most revered and respected radial tire racers on the planet. While many have watched the man win practically everything, and wished they could be like him, now, thanks to Larry Jeffers Race Cars, thats a slightly more obta...
Officially Available-Holley Releases 351W EFI Hi-Ram Intake Manifolds and Low Profile Dual Sync Distributors
Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the expansion of its line of EFI Hi-Ram intake manifolds to include 351W Ford engines. Compatible with both 95mm and 105 mm throttle bodies, they feature a tapered cross-section design and runner lengths ideal for a wide range of engine combinations. The water crossover passage has been redesigned to allow extra room for distributor phasing. Both manifold kits com...
Larry Larson Wins Outlaw Big Tire at Redemption 9.0 | Presented by Nitto Tire
Larry Larson competing at Drag Week in 2014. Photo Courtesy of Fastest Street Car Magazine The past several years have been busy for 5-time Drag Week champion Larry Larson. The owner of Larson Race Cars has been running in an assortment of competitions with his twin turbo 1998 Chevy S-10 pick-up truck. In addition to winning the Rocky Mountain Race Week twice, Larson has also taken home an NHRA n...
Donate to Charity and Win a Steeda 850X With Special Promo Code!
Steeda Autosports, hailed as one the largest aftermarket manufacturers of Ford performance equipment, has teamed up with the group at Dream Giveaway to offer an incredible opportunity to win a PAIR of killer Ford Shelby GT350X Mustangs the only ones in the world. The lucky winner of the 2017 Mustang Dream Giveaway Brought to You by Steeda Autosports will receive an absolutely flawless 1965 Shel...
A Crazy Twin-Screw Blown, Diesel Powered Chevy Coupe Headed to Pro Modified Competition
By Justin Norris Photos Courtesy of P.TEN Marketing Odon, Indiana based Wagler Competition Products has teamed up with EZ LYNK, an innovative vehicle diagnostics and control company, to form Critical Mass Motorsports (CMM) to campaign a unique screw-blown diesel-powered 1937 Chevy Coupe Pro Mod. Sitting between the rails of a Greg Risk Racecraft-prepped tube chassis is the DX500L, an all-billet, 5...
Chasing History-JDM Engineering Rivals #PureEvil as Race to the 8s Gets Exciting
Last winter Race Pages formed the Quickest Coyote list as the editors broke down the list into a few different genres. The usual stuff such as turbocharged, supercharged, and nitrous-injected lists had been created and then we ranked the naturally aspirated top runs. To say the au naturale list caused quite a stir would be an understatement. Sitting at the top of the heap, a year ago, was Don...
Holley/MSD Make LS-Swappin' Easy with 1996-2004 Mustang Swap Kit
Holley/MSD is pleased to announce the release of Hooker BlackHeart's LS Engine Swap systems for 1996-2004 Mustangs. This swap system is the latest addition to Holley's unparalleled, ever-expanding lineup of LS swap components, which includes engine adapter plates, transmission crossmembers and complete exhaust systems. ENGINE ADAPTER PLATES Hooker BlackHeart Mustang LS Swap Engine Adapter ...
E3 Announces Full Line of DiamondFIRE Ignition Products for Street and Race Performance
E3 Spark Plugs announces expansion into a full line of race and street performance ignition products; all designed to complement the company's high output DiamondFIRE spark plug. The ignition line that was introduced at the 2017 SEMA Show, includes DiamondFIRE racing spark plug wires, street distributors, a 6CDI ignition box, a high output CD coil, an external 2-step rev control, race O2 Senso...
Quickest Ford Door Slammer-Modular Motorsports Racing Goes 5.808 at 256.31 mph
The MMR 2015 Mustang ran the full NMCA circuit in 2018, first with Greg Seth-Hunter behind the wheel and then Mark Luton took over when the team picked up a second car. For the last thirteen years the west coast Outlaw and Pro Mod drag racing scene converge on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Street Car Super Nationals. Sprinkle in some cars from other parts of the country and Canada...
Is Auto Club Raceway at Pomona In Trouble
Over the weekend a local news agency reported that a Pomona City Council committee is meeting on November 20th to discuss the zoning rules for the Pomona Fairplex, which is home to the Auto Club Raceway. The drag racing facility already battles a limited schedule with the NHRA Winternationals and World Finals being the biggest draw for the historic competition facility. The track opened in 1951 an...
TopCat-HHP Honors John Toutkoushian with 8-second Hellcat Record
The forthcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has certainly garnered a significant amount of attention with its 9-second time slip from the factory. However, it is the Hellcat that has been carrying the Challenger SRT brand into the forefront of the street performance market and HHP Racing has been on the cutting edge of it for nearly a decade. As the drag racing season is coming to a close in most p...
18 Years in the Making - Mitch Goare's Outlaw True Street Mustang
By Ainsley Jacobs Photos Courtesy of Mitch Goare They say that good things come to those who wait, and Mitch Goare has been waiting 18 years since he first purchased his '91 Mustang to get it to the point it's at today. Goare acquired the Fox body from the car's original owner back in '99. With only 50,000 miles on it and laps logged at NMRA and Fun Ford races in the mid-˜90...
The Reborn Reject-The 6-Second Modular Tale of Brian Devilbiss' 2013 Shelby GT500
By Ainsley Jacobs Photos Courtesy of NMRA/Fastest Street Car Brian Iceman Devilbiss is the kind of guy who stops at nothing to achieve his goals. Recently, Devilbiss decided that he wanted to get his infamous '13 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, known as The Devil's Reject, down into the 6-second zone in the quarter mile. A huge overhaul took place earlier this year as Devilbiss's 3,500-...
Clint Hairston to Share Driver's Seat of his New Pro Mod with Erica Enders-Stevens
By Mary Lendzion Photos and video courtesy of Clint Hairston   The last time Clint Hairston drove the 2001 GTO he had been campaigning with his brother, Jake, he won. It was two years ago, in the Pro Mod category at the Street Car Super Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and because the car was competitive and consistently in the 5.70s, fans were surprised to see them park i...
SEMA 2017 Highlight-Edelbrock Victor Jr. and Performance RPM for Gen V LT1 and LT4 Engines
TORRANCE, CA  Edelbrock is excited to announce the release of its Performer RPM and Victor Jr. cylinder heads for Chevrolet Gen V LT1/LT4 engines. The Edelbrock Performer RPM and Victor Jr. cylinder heads are designed for use with Chevrolet Gen V LT1 and LT4 engines. They are fully CNC machined for improved flow performance and consistency. The factory intake manifold bolt holes, rocker arms,...
Camaro ZL1 Drag Race Development Vehicle Goes 10.00 at 137 mph!
The Chevrolet Performance Camaro Drag Race Development Program takes another step forward with the addition of the Camaro ZL1, which has run a best 10.000-second quarter-mile ET at 137.78 mph during official testing, along with a 1.415-second 60-foot time. Launched in the spring of 2016 with Camaro SS and announced at last year's SEMA Show, the Drag Development program explores the capab...
Dan Ryntz Shifts to Championship Hopes in 2018
From the get-go of the 2017 NMRA drag racing season all Dan Ryntz wanted to do was secure his first career NMRA victory in Richmond Gear Factory Stock. After six events, he walked away with two class wins and a runner-up finish in one of the most prolific seasons of Factory Stock. Tallying up the points showed Ryntz as securing a runner-up finish in the championship chase, a success for one of the...
Gary Windsor Joins Coyote Club in NMRA Factory Stock
The past two seasons has seen Gary Windsor carry the pushrod 5.0 flag into battle in the competitive Richmond Gear Factory Stock wars in the NMRA series. The 1993 Mustang LX coupe belongs to fellow competitor Mike Washington and the duo pieced together a 10-second combination using F/S parts and pieces that were lying around JPC Racing and Washington's garage. In the month since the NMRA World...
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