Celebrating its 25th year, the annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout traditionally held at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, did not disappoint, as this longstanding event has become the Spring Break destination for Mustang and Ford enthusiasts everywhere, and a great way to kick off the racing season.
Not many can say that they competed in the very first NMRA Spring Break Shootout, and far fewer can say they have competed in every one of them since the beginning—in fact, we’re pretty sure that Tallahassee, Florida’s Tony Whetstone is the only person that can make that claim. Just
Chasing a dream several years in the making, Canadian racer Jeff Bloem exceeded his expectations when he took home not one but two wins at the 25th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout season opener in March, 2019.
The weather back home at his home in Ontario meant Bloem hadn’t
As the gates opened for the 25th annual Nitto Tire Spring Break Shootout there was a new category among the regular line-up of small-tire madness that makes up the NMRA Ford Nationals. This past winter NMRA tech officials reorganized the Coyote Modified into a new class and it was dubbed
After a long off-season, racers headed south to burn rubber and take names at the 25th Annual Nitto Tire Spring Break Shootout held at the historic Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. Through four days of beautiful weather and tight competition, the racing came to a close on Sunday with
Under the warm rays of the Florida sunshine, Ford racers from across the country gathered at Bradenton Motorsports Park for the 25th Annual Nitto NMRA Spring Break Shootout. While one of the quickest fields of QA1 True Street racers in NMRA history and the Blue Oval battle that is the
New for the 2019 NMRA drag racing season is the ProCharger Modified Street class and as a new class, everyone has been watching the scoreboards during testing to see who is going to set the bar for the weekend. Charlie Booze with his naturally aspirated combination clicked off an 8.09
The 2019 NMRA drag racing season has begun today with a test and tune session for the 25th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout. NMRA Pro 5.0 champion Joe DaSilva, a long time competitor at this event, made the trek from his home in Ontario, Canada, for a little
Written By Derek Putnam
Photos Courtesy of Kurtis Forsberg
What’s a good way to get noticed in the QA1 True Street class? Do a massive wheelstand. Kurtis Forsberg’s sky shot at the 2016 NMRA season opener was good enough to nab the cover shot of the July 2016 issue of Race Pages
If you have spent any time racing heads-up in any form of
street-legal drag racing then you’ve heard the same tune—turbos mess up everything! Well, NMRA is fixing that problem by
creating a category that is strictly for turbocharged Fords, we are calling the
Turbo Battle, and Hellion Turbo is sponsoring it.