NMCA wraps up 2018 season at Indy

Geoff Turk qualified his Challenger at the top of the Factory Super Cars and held on to take the win.


The final NMCA Muscle Cars Nationals of the year, the 17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance, was held at Lucas Oil Raceway outside Indianapolis. Get all the class results at here.


Officials are counting points in each category and champions will be officially declared later.


Sister organization NMRA holds its final event this weekend, Sept. 27-30, at Bowling Green, KY.  

NMCA announces six events for 2019 schedule

The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will hold six events in 2019. Each national event offers drag racing categories ranging from Xtreme Pro Mods to entry-level drag and street racing classes, a late- and early-model Car Show, and a Manufacturer’s Midway.


March 7-10, 2019: 17th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem, Bradenton Motorsports Park, Bradenton, FL


April 4–7: 11th Annual NMRA/NMCA All Star Nationals, Atlanta Dragway, Commerce GA


May 2–5: Inaugural NMCA Memphis Homecoming, Memphis International Raceway, Millington, TN


July 25–28: 14th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing, Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, IL


August 22–25: 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals, Summit Motorsports Park, Norwalk, OH


September 19–22: 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals, Lucas Oil Raceway, Indianapolis, IN  

Topeka moves No Prep Nationals to October

Heartland Motorsports Park has posted on their Facebook page that because of a forecast for rain this weekend, the No Prep Nationals will be moved to Oct. 19-20.


The Agent checked the forecast and NOAA calls for a 20% chance this Friday and Saturday.  

Oddy sells ‘Junkyard Dog’ – on to the next car?

A note in the old mayo jar high atop the Phlegm Building penthouse porch tells the Agent that veteran supercharger car owner and tuner Jim Oddy has sold his “Junkyard Dog” Willys Gasser.


The car with Junior Ward at the wheel has been kicking butt with the Supercharged AA/Gassers of America for the past few years. Even after crashing earlier in the season, Oddy rebuilt the car and Ward drove it to wins in its last two events.


The former Pro Mod guru turned to gassers after his “retirement” and it’s even money that he will have another car ready for the 2019 season.  (Jeff Burk photo) 

Series premiers on MAVTV

OPTIMA Batteries is looking for the best street-legal performance car in America. They have traveled to the nation’s most iconic tracks and opened the gates to all makes and models. It all ends in Las Vegas, where OPTIMA Batteries will crown this year's Ultimate Street Car.


Presented by Advance Auto Parts, "OPTIMA's Search for the Ultimate Street Car" will return to MAVTV as a weekly, 60-minute, 10-episode series beginning on Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. ET, with re-airs the same night at 11 p.m. ET. This will be its fifth season on MAVTV Motorsports Network.   

Rocky Mountain Superchargers crown champions

At Wichita's Kansas International Dragway there were three 2018 Championships for the Rocky Mountain Superchargers (RMS) on the line.

Texan Rodney Ferguson's "Prairie Rattler" RED topped teammate Nick Johnson driving the "Prairie Fire" Mustang to seal another Championship in Pro Supercharged / All Stars. The Wayne's World team accept awards (from left): Nate Johnson (RMS Chief Technical Advisor), Val Ferguson, Rodney Ferguson, Gay Reinart, Wayne Reinart, Fidel Vigil, and Ed Arcuri (RMS).

Reigning Pro Supercharged/ All Stars champion, Matt Nissen, sealed the deal for the Top Supercharged Thunder crown when he put his new Corvette funny car in the final for the 6-second cars. Here he receives his trophy from Ed Arcuri, Rocky Mountain Superchargers Director.

The inaugural Competition Products Funny Car Rampage championship will travel home to Bismarck North Dakota with the Wetsch and Chase "Wicked Quick" team. Their '57 Chevy funny car won the series last two races to capture the big check. From left: Nate Johnson presents the trophy and Richmond awards to Marcus Churchill, Katie Chase, Lori Chase, driver Jim Chase, and car builder/partner Joe Wetsch.     

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