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NMCA Invades Summit Motorsports Park!

The weekend of August 24-26 will be one to remember as the NMCA and Summit Motorsports Park present the Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals.

The Norwalk, Ohio track will come alive as the drivers of NMCA Street-Legal Drag Racing Series, presented by E3 Spark Plugs, and the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series join together for the next to the last race of the 2018 season.

What makes this event different than past events is a special celebration of the Ford Cobra Jet, highlighted by the exclusive Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, presented by TascaParts.com. This gathering will be the biggest of its kind in the country as Classic and Modern Cobra Jets mix it up on the track and in a special car show area. For more information on the Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, visit: www.CobraJetReunion.com.

If the “Bowtie” is more in line with your performance agenda, then the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series will certainly give your eyes and ears plenty to absorb. See some of the nations best racers descend upon Summit Motorsports Park, all powered by The General’s LS and modern LT platforms.

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NMCA All-American Nationals Hosts 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion

Santa Ana, CA – The NMCA stop at Summit Motorsports Park August 23-26, 2018 is the official host of the Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, a celebration within the already action-packed Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals. The 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, which is presented by TascaParts.com, and is packed with modern and nostalgia Cobra Jet drag racing categories, Cobra Jet car show, and other special events including guest speakers and the largest gathering of Cobra Jets in the world.

“We are thrilled and excited to add the 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion to our NMCA race at Summit Motorsports Park. Not only will fans get to see the usual exciting line-up of NMCA street and race categories, but they will get to enjoy a slice of Cobra Jet history that helped define the factory drag racing wars over the last half-a-century,” said NMCA’s President and CEO Steve Wolcott.

A portion of the left side of Summit Motorsports Park will be turned into a Cobra Jet village with massive tents housing some of the most storied vehicles in Ford’s history. NMCA and Ford Performance officials have already lined up Al Joniec’s Cobra Jet that won the 1968 NHRA Winternationals, ’68 Cobra Jet #1, a special 50th anniversary edition Cobra Jet, and many other significant and historical vehicles. Outside the tents will be the Cobra Jet car show and the pit area for vehicles that are in the drag racing competitions. There will also be autograph sessions and exclusive merchandise on sale.

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Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series Drivers Mix It Up With NMRA/NMCA Nitto Tire Drivers at Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by Fuel Systems Technology

Santa Ana, CA – For the first time ever, Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series drivers joined hundreds of NMRA and NMCA drivers competing as part of the 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing presented by Fuel Systems Technology. This year’s event on July 27-29 at Route 66 Raceway in Illinois welcomed beautiful weather and intense, quarter-mile drag racing from some of the finest LS- and LT-powered machines anywhere.

Reigning Chevrolet Performance Stock presented by Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center champion Jesse Wilson wheeled to a 10.11 to lead qualifying in the captivating category, and he made it all the way to the final, where he slowed to a 10.21, but it was enough to take the win over Scott Brown, who turned in a 10.54 in his first final-round appearance.

Jenna Wilson wound up with a 9.75 on a 9.75 in her Camaro to lead LME Street King qualifying, but in the end, multi-time winner Al Corda collected the win with a 10.09 on a 10.00 index in his Camaro over Steve Griswold, who turned on the red in his Corvette.

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13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing

The 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing has become a destination event for both racers and fans for more than a decade. Billed as the largest gathering of heads-up doorslamers in the nation, it’s no wonder.

With both the racers of the NMRA Keystone Automotive Series and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals presented by E3 Spark Plugs racing together there will be 25 racing classes plus the always exciting True Street class highlighting the four-day event which gets rolling with a test session on Thursday July 26th.

The event concludes with the presentation of Nitto Tires Diamond Tree Champions Ring © to the winning team on Sunday evening. Last year it was the drivers of the NMRA who took the rings. Can the NMCA strike back this year?

Regardless of where your brand-loyalty is, the non-stop racing from early in the day until late in the evening serves as an adrenaline injection for any drag racing enthusiast. With record-setting car counts expected in many of the heads-up classes, plus the addition of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, this year’s race will likely be the largest race in the past 13 years.

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13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing

NMRA and NMCA Battle It Out for Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Rings

The 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing is just around the corner. The largest race of its kind in the country showcases the world’s fastest street cars and the world’s fastest Fords racing together at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois, July 26-29.

Twenty five touring points classes from the NMRA, NMCA and The Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, will be featured during the event which begins with a test session on Thursday July 26th and concludes with the legendary “Super Bowl” portion of the event on Sunday afternoon when class winners from both organizations race against each other in hopes of winning a Nitto Tire Diamond Tree Ring©, awarded in the Aerospace Components Winners’ Circle.

After winning in 2016, the NMCA was looking to score their second consecutive Super Bowl portion of the event last year, but it was not to be as the NMRA once again took the class vs. class win earning them their eighth overall championship to the NMCA’s four.

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NMCA All-American Nationals Hosts 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion

Santa Ana, CA – The NMCA stop at Summit Motorsports Park August 23-26, 2018 is the official host of the Ford Performance 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, a celebration within the already action-packed Honeywell Garrett NMCA All-American Nationals. The 50thAnniversary Cobra Jet Reunion, which is presented by TascaParts.com, is packed with modern and nostalgia Cobra Jet drag racing categories, Cobra Jet car show, and other special events including guest speakers and the largest gathering of Cobra Jets in the world.

A portion of the left side of Summit Motorsports Park will be turned into a Cobra Jet village with massive tents housing some of the most storied vehicles in Ford’s history. NMCA and Ford Performance officials have already lined up Al Joniec’s Cobra Jet that won the 1968 NHRA Winternationals, ’68 Cobra Jet #1, a special 50th anniversary edition Cobra Jet, and many other significant and historical vehicles. Outside the tents will be the Cobra Jet car show and the pit area for vehicles that are in the drag racing competitions. There will also be autograph sessions and exclusive merchandise on sale.

Because participation in the Cobra Jet drag racing classes, car show, or VIP fan experience requires pre-registration due to the luncheons, celebration dinner seating, reserved parking, and meal prep, the cut-off date is August 15, 2018 and sign up information is available at www.CobraJetReunion.com.

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NMRA vs. NMCA with Non-Stop Drag Racing Action, Manufacturer’s Midway, Car Shows, & More

Only at the 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag on the weekend of July 26-29 at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL 

Santa Ana, CA – It’s hailed as one of the most unique drag racing competitions of the year where both NMRA and NMCA racers compete in one arena with a team challenge as the finale for the right to win the coveted Nitto Tire Diamond Tree rings. It is the 13th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing and the action goes down at Route 66 Raceway over the weekend of July 26-29. Over 25 event champions will be crowned through the two sanctioning bodies. Last year, Team NMRA won the Nitto Tire Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing in dramatic fashion. Can the Ford camp continue their domination or will Team NMCA reclaim the glory?

New for 2018 is the addition of the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series two index categories—Proform Rumble and LME Street King—and the Chevrolet Performance Street Car Challenge. It is part of the expanded Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series schedule for this year.

Off track—the Manufacturer’s Midway includes deals on speed parts and a chance to talk to technical representatives from over 50 companies. The Car Show brings in hundreds of custom and original vehicles while the Swap Meet brings the Internet classified sections to real life.

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