Hatching The Snake—Going behind the scenes as the 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Mustangs are born

Written by Steve Turner Photography by Steve Turner and courtesy of Ford Performance Sneaking away from the bright lights of the Cobo Center where the new Shelby GT500 took its bow, we took a 20-minute ride out to a special facility. It is where bare Mustang bodies begin their journey to become

Rosebush Racing Posts $500 Top Qualifying Bonuses for NMCA All-American Nationals

Thanks to Rosebush Racing the top qualifiers in select categories will benefit from a $500 bonus during the NMCA All-American Nationals, held August 22-25 at Summit Motorsports Park (Norwalk, OH). At the conclusion of qualifying, the number one qualifiers in Holley EFI Factory Super Cars, Coan Racing Stock/Super Stock, and Chevrolet

Big Three Add $1,000 Bonus to the NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Car Purse for 2019

The biggest racing news out of Detroit are the red-hot factory drag car programs offered by Chevrolet Performance, Dodge // Mopar, and Ford Performance, proving grassroots drag racing is a key market for their involvement. Those three companies are proud to announce a $1,000 bonus program—if their brand wins—that will

Breaking News: Kevin Skinner Crushes NHRA/NMCA Factory Showdown/Super Car with 7.82 in Testing | Presented by Nitto Tire

Kevin Skinner set the pace in pre-season testing with a 7.82 at 156 mph blast at Bradenton Motorsports Park. He is running a Holbrook Racing Engines 5.2L Cobra Jet engine in his 2016 Cobra Jet. Pre-season testing in Florida is underway with two huge track rentals, one at Bradenton Motorsports Park

Scott Libersher Teams Up with NMCA’s Winningest Driver, Andy Warren for 2019 | Presented by Nitto Tire

Written by Ainsley Jacobs Photography courtesy Scott Libersher, Andy Warren, and John Warren Back in 2013, Scott Libersher and his wife, Kim, were in Reno, Nevada, for the Barrett-Jackson auction at the Hot August Nights event. Libersher, who is a die-hard classic car collector but had taken some time away from racing,

Inside the COPO Camaro Supercharged-350ci LS7 Engine

By Miles Cook Photos Courtesy of Chevrolet Performance and Fastest Street Car Magazine In 1969, big-block Camaros were not generally available with a 427. The biggest hitter was the 375-horsepower 396 also known as the L-78. The L-78 could be outfitted with optional aluminum cylinder heads, which then turned it into an L-89, which today is

Odd Man Out—Scott Libersher’s adds a Cobra Jet to his Camaro Collection | Presented by Nitto Tire

No, it isn’t April Fool’s Day – Scott Libersher, the COPO Connoisseur, really has added a Ford Mustang Cobra Jet to his collection of Camaros. A longtime Chevy collector as well as an NMCA Holley EFI Factory Super Cars and Coan Engineering Stock/Super Stock contender, Libersher’s addition is actually an acquiescence

Allen Johnson to Compete in Factory Super Cars at NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals | Presented by Nitto Tire

While Allen Johnson retired from NHRA Pro Stock competition last year, he didn’t retire from racing altogether. In fact, the Tennessee-based driver who was a fan-favorite in his Dodge Dart and earned 27 national event wins and a world championship in the cutthroat category, is piloting the Jeff Teuton-owned 2015 Dodge