By Ainsley Jacobs
Photos Courtesy of Louis Sylvester
Sometimes a deal is too good to pass up, so when Louis Sylvester Sr. had the chance to purchase a complete racing outfit, he went for it. Now, Sylvester plans to debut a two-car team in NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock at the 21st
Written by Steve Turner
Photography courtesy of ClutchTamer and by the FSC staff
Both bulbs glow. Engines rev and pop against a two-step limiter when two cars head into battle. As the tree moves from yellow to green, clutch pedals release and power jolts back to the rear wheels. The trick with
The competition is fierce in NMRA Factory Stock and Coyote Stock as racers look for an edge over the competition. Several racers in each category have relied on JLT Performance cold air induction kits to help power their way to record runs, event wins, and ultimately the championships in both
A Maverick buzzed the tower during the Haltech World Cup Finals back in October and Mike Bowen of Powerhouse Automotive piloted the low-flying vehicle. The NMRA Richmond Gear Factory Stock racer was entered in the ultra-competitive All Motor category with an outlaw setup that consisted of some “hot” fuel and
The Hanlon name is one that’s been known in Ford circles, including NMRA and NMCA, for years. However, a new Hanlon name will soon be appearing in the ranks as Andrew Hanlon, son of racer and Hanlon Motorsports expert transmission builder, Bob Hanlon.
In 2008, Andrew Hanlon, now 30, purchased his
For the past two seasons it seems as if the Coyote combination has been the dominating setup to run in Richmond Gear Factory Stock. Last year, James Meredith went undefeated for only the third time in NMRA history with his Coyote-powered 2003 Mustang Mach 1. John Leslie Jr. secured the
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
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
It took 725 days, just five days short of two-years, for a stick-shift racer in Richmond Gear Factory Stock to make his way back into the Aerospace Components Winner’s Circle. Matt Amrine was the last competitor to push his Tremec-equipped ride to victory, which took place on June 14, 2015
After tearing it up in NMRA’s Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning competition for half a decade, Maryland-based racer Gary Windsor is turning the tides and transitioning to Richmond Gear Factory Stock instead.
Windsor’s been racing since he was just 15 years old, and it all started with a ’70 Mustang Mach