Turbo technology moves at a quick pace and one doesn’t have to look any further than the heads-up drag racing ranks for proof. In the early days a Turbonetics T-100 turbocharger was the baddest of bad, helping Pro 5.0 cars go 7.60s in the late 1990s. Just 20 years later
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The lethargic days of the AOD transmission are long behind us as Ford revamped the automatic-equipped Mustang landscape in 2005 and it has never looked back. The drag racing and street/strip markets have gravitated to the 6R80 six-speed auto that debuted in
If you're not that into drag racing, or if you like to look at fast cars standing still, the NMRA also includes a car show component to all of its events. The 2019 season started off with an impressive turnout for the UPR Products car show at the 25th Annual
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