Chevy Hardcore / June 26, 2023 / Rob Krider Drag racers love automatic transmissions. However, road-racers, autocrossers, and time-trial folks prefer to row their own gears with a manual. The drivers who do more than go straight want to put the
Despite the remnants of Hurricane Nicole passing through the day before this event, the TREMEC-shifting drag race action at the 2022 Mod Nationals couldn’t be stopped at South Georgia Motorsports Park. The TREMEC Modular True Street class featured a tight field with
Whether it’s at the track or on various social media channels, Skyler Hardy is at the forefront of street-legal stick shift drag racing. While it’s not quite underground. there’s really is a unification of drag racers who live to dump the clutch and bang gears. There are Facebook pages like Stick Shift Nation and Fastest True Stick Shift Drag Cars, and the posts are usually educational and entertaining.
The Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford fest has grown into the ultimate Ford lovers extravaganza, with a combination of drag racing, autocross, speed-stop competition, a drift exhibition, off-road, massive car show, swap meet and so much more. Participants and fans annually make the pilgrimage to Bowling Green, Kentucky, and it doesn’t really matter if you’re a season pro or a novice with your first Ford.
The National Mustang Racing Association (NMRA) and National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) are two of the best-known drag racing series in the U.S. Born from the 1990s boom in Mustang performance, the NMRA was created to meet the rapidly growing need for a drag racing series exclusively dedicated to late-model Mustangs and other Ford-family makes. As the NMRA’s popularity and success surged, ProMedia took over the existing NMCA racing series in 2005 to become an NMRA sister series running similar format as the NMRA but open to muscle cars from all brands.
As the 2021 NMRA All-Ford World Finals and Ford Festival approaches, it’s time to get ready for last TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of the year! The stage is set for the best manual transmission racing as participants in the True Street class face off for the title. The World Finals will be held at Beech Bend Raceway Park from September 30-October 3 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Excitement is already building for the June 10-13 NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. It’s the first time in years the NMRA has hosted an event at this iconic dragstrip. Even more exciting is that the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout will be part of the action here for the first time ever.