Exciting action from the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, and we’ve got a great gallery of photos.
After calling for rain all weekend, the weather forecast looked grim for the tenth year of NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals drag racing action in Commerce, GA. Hosted by the accommodating Atlanta Dragway, the track crew, race teams, and fans collectively wished the bad weather away, and welcomed an entire weekend of racing.
And just like that, the 19th annual season of the NMRA drag racing series has come to a close. The All-Ford World Finals ended the season in its typical form, with broken records and top-notch racing action.
Members of the NMRA and NMCA drag racing series converged on Route 66 Raceway in a competitive battle for the fastest series in America. Overall class victories would decide the winner, and it ended with a landslide victory for one camp.
Bill Tumas took a gift from a treasured, gone-too-soon friend and put it to good use, designating it for NMRA Factory Stock competition. This is a must-read!
The NMRA and NMCA’s racers poured into Atlanta Dragway this past weekend to put the power down to the track’s newly-finished surface. The result? Record-setting performances and exciting racing all weekend long.
The NMRA kicked off its 2017 season in fine fashion with a massive racer turnout, grandstands filled with fans, and near-perfect weather. A number of racers found their way into the NMRA’s winner’s circle for the very first time – and we have exclusive coverage!
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 NMRA’s 2016 season has come to completion. Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky was the scene, and the track’s seasoned drag racing surface was the stage for numerous record-setting passes and high drama throughout the event. Our coverage is here – check it out!