The road less traveled is often costly and filled with pitfalls. Jace Nester has overcome them all—and become a force to be reckoned with on the track.
There have been many occasions during the 2016 calendar year that I’ve imprinted into my brain; here at Front Street I’m in a position to view automotive events in a way many will never encounter. As a journalist I tell stories through my camera lens and with my words; as we count down to 2017, here are some of the unforgettable occurrences of the year. Take a walk back through time with me!
Building a dragstrip stormer to run 9-second elapsed times with an engine platform designed to help boost Ford’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy is a challenge not lost on BG Racing’s Brad Gusler. His 2.3-liter Mustang’s diminutive turbocharged engine screams down the track, and in the process, sets the trends for an entire subset of Mustang culture.
The Philadelphia suburb of West Chester is home to a weekly Cars & Coffee event which takes place on Saturday mornings – year-round if the weather is clear – and attracts the types of vehicles seen rarely in these parts. Check out the sights from this event right here!
The American Muscle Car Show took over Maple Grove Raceway last weekend; despite the fact that it was the hottest day of the year, the Mustang faithful turned out en masse to show off their rides and take in the sights and sounds of thousands of Mustangs in one place.
The NMRA’s 2016 season continues in Ohio with a points chase that’s heating up along with the weather. Check out Front Street’s take on the event right here!
Formula Drift’s 13th season opener in the rain was comparable to professional bull riding on ice. That is, if a rider had to navigate a bull sideways through the slippery city streets of Long Beach, California while riding next to another bull.
Cleaning up the handling characteristics of your late-model performance car can often be accomplished through the installation of a set of performance dampers designed for improved performance. Follow along as we improve this supercharged Mustang GT’s road-holding capabilities with the installation of a set of Koni’s Sport dampers at both ends.
Big horsepower, independent rear suspension, and dragstrip passes don’t always belong in the same sentence – unless you’re willing to try new things and break new ground. Check out how Kelly Aiken gets down in his grocery-getter, 8-second street-driven Mustang inside!