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

Recent Runner-Up Hobson Hopes for Home Track Win at Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl presented by HPJ Performance

By Mary Lendzion While it would have been completely understandable if it had taken Tony Hobson some time to become competitive in his new car, it didn’t. After selling his newer Mustang and purchasing an older Mustang from fellow NMRA VP Racing Madditives Street Outlaw driver Manny Buginga in January of this

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

Evil Returns—Building a 339-cube Coyote that cranks out 744 all-natural horsepower at the wheels

By Michael Galimi Photos Courtesy of Rich Groh Racing and NMRA As self-proclaimed, knuckle-dragging hot-rodders we prescribe to the usual theories when it comes to all things drag racing, like if a little is good then more is always better. It is that sort of thinking that has taken Project Pure Evil,

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