When it comes to TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout competitors, New Jersey’s Scott Triolo fits the mold perfectly. He competes with a beautiful 1985 Mustang GT that he’s owned for decades. And he enjoys driving his Fox Body on the street and strip. All while rowing the gears with a TREMEC Magnum 6-speed transmission.
Triolo is the most recent winner in the three-race 2022 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series, taking the crown at the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals held at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Read More “Inside Scott Triolo’s TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winning 1985 Mustang GT”
The latest TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout took Norwalk, Ohio, by storm June 9-12, 2022, during the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at the Summit Motorsports Park.
Three times a year in Bradenton, Florida; Norwalk, Ohio; and Bowling Green, Kentucky, Ford enthusiasts have the chance to compete in the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout. The shootout is a specialty event within TorqStorm Superchargers True Street that’s designed to be an all-out race for street-legal Ford owners who run a manual transmission. Read More “2022 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout at the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals”
A hot button topic (to say the least) these days are EVs (electric vehicles) and the various aspects of owning and driving them. For those who love having a manual transmission in their vehicle, the perception is owning an EV means losing the driving enjoyment of shifting your own gears. But the Jeep Magneto 2.0 EV Wrangler concept vehicle solidly proves that you can still enjoy the fun of a manual transmission, featuring a TREMEC Magnum 6-speed. Read More “Jeep Magneto 2.0 EV Wrangler Electric Concept Vehicle Features TREMEC 6-Speed Transmission”
The next stop on the NMRA racing series is at the Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, June 9-12 with the fastest Fords and Ford-powered vehicles from across the country. Part of the event will be round two of the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series. And, for the first time ever, the TREMEC GT500Shootout that promises to be a titanic clash of Shelby power not seen since the days of Cobras duking it out on road courses in the 1960s. Read More “Join the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout and TREMEC GT500 Shootout at the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals 2022 Drag Race”
TREMEC has partnered with one of its Elite Distributors, American Powertrain, to give long haulers on the 2022 HOT ROD Power Tour the chance to win a new TREMEC T-5 5-speed, TKX 5-speed or Magnum 6-speed transmission, along with a complete installation kit from American Powertrain. Read More “TREMEC and American Powertrain are Giving Away a Transmission Package on the 2022 HOT ROD Power Tour”
TREMEC is excited to announce the release of a TR-4050 5-speed transmission for two-wheel-drive applications. It’s perfect for truck and SUV enthusiasts looking to upgrade their two-wheel-drive vehicle from an old 3- or 4-speed manual transmission. It’s also a great way to upgrade from a factory 5-speed with a significantly stronger unit. Read More “TREMEC Two-Wheel-Drive TR-4050 5-Speed Transmission Available Soon”
At the 2022 Cadillac Attack event, we spotted a relative unicorn in the CTS-V universe. In the field of competitors, there was a CTS-V wagon with the factory manual transmission! A CTS-V wagon is unusual enough to see, but one with a factory TREMEC TR-6060 6-speed is like catching sight of Big Foot riding on the Loch Ness Monster’s back. The CTS wagon was available for the 2010-14 model years, and was a bold move for Cadillac, since at a time, the concept of a station wagon was virtually extinct in the American market, unlike in Europe. This 2013 stick wagon was one of only 500 made for the model year. Read More “Factory Stick-Equipped Luxury Grocery Getter – Cadillac CTS-V 6-Speed Wagon”
The 2022 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series slammed into action at the 28th Annual NMRA Spring Break Shootout held in conjunction with the NMRA Ford Nationals at the Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, on March 3-6.
A race within a race, the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout celebrates the quickest eight racers getting it done with a manual transmission in a special eliminator that awards jackets and plaques and the chance to win a McLeod Racing RXT Twin-Disc clutch with flywheel (approximate value: $1,300). The runner-up receives a $500 McLeod Racing product certificate. Racers must first compete in the TorqStorm Superchargers True Street challenge, then qualify for the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout based on their three-run average. Read More “Alex Martinez Wins the First TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2022 with His 1995 Ford Mustang GT”
The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout is back for another season of shift-your-own-gears excitement! TREMEC and the NMRA want 2022 to be the best season yet for True Street racers and stick shift enthusiasts.
“Following the success of the 2021 NMRA season and the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series, we can’t wait to see the action and entertainment the Stick Shift Shootout gives us this year,” said Steve Wolcott, NMRA President and CEO. “Fueled by the popularity of the True Street class, we always have a diverse group of stick-shift competitors. At all three events in 2021 – Bradenton, Norwalk and Bowling Green –there were racing twists and surprises that showed us how great this class is, and how the overall fastest car is never assured a victory. All competitors have a legit chance to win, regardless of their average e.t.” Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Returns to NMRA True Street Racing in 2022”
Nick Filippides and his company American Racing Headers are no strangers to building vehicles that redefine what it means to think outside the box. They built a Hellcat-powered Toyota Prius with a TREMEC Magnum 6-speed transmission that stunned people at the 2017 SEMA Show. Their follow-up to that build – a 1964 Rambler American – is built to turn heads and blow the doors of the competition on the drag strip. Read More “The American Racing Headers 1964 Rambler American is Built for the Street and the Dragstrip”