Clean and Mean—When Tony Hobson wanted to run quicker on the quarter-mile, he built a stunning Fox ’Stang

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography by Kevin DiOssi In life, change can be full of questions and confusion. In racing, though, the word “change” is generally synonymous with going faster. That’s exactly the kind of change Tony Hobson was looking for when he pulled the trigger on a new-to-him Fox-Body Mustang. Growing up

It’s the Same, But Different—Michael Ciborowski’s Move to NMRA ProCharger Modified Street for 2020

Tank racing is only cool if you’re racing actual tanks. For 2018 NMRA Steeda Limited Street champion Michael Ciborowski, he knew he needed something lighter if he wanted to go faster—so he made it happen and commissioned a near-clone of his current car. Running—and winning—in the inaugural NMRA Limited Street season

Automatic Adjustment—Controlling torque converter slip with a dump-valve improves performance off the line and down the track

Written By Jason Reiss Photography Courtesy Of The Manufacturers We’ve all heard the old saying, automatic transmissions win races, and perhaps that’s never been more true than it is today. But how much better would that automatic transmission be if it could act like it had a pair of torque converters inside?

Building Barn-Burning Speed—Charlie Barnes put his years of experience crewing for other racers to good use in his own heads-up racecar

Written By Steve Baur Photography By Kevin DiOssi While Hughesville, Maryland’s Charlie Barnes may have just got his feet wet in heads-up racing with the NMRA this year, he’s been around cars and helping out on them since he was 8 years old. Now, he’s finally put all of that experience and