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. Read More “Skyler Hardy Uses A TREMEC TKX 5-Speed to Run 10s, Win Races and Have Fun On and Off Track”
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. Read More “Skyler Hardy Shifts His TKX 5-Speed To First TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Victory”
Without any shadow of a doubt, the quickest street-legal, production Ford Mustang ever to roll from a showroom floor is the 2020-present Ford Mustang Shelby® GT500®. It packs a 760-horsepower punch, with wicked torque from the 5.2L supercharged V8. It pulls hard from idle to 7,500 rpm and can propel the 4,000-plus pound Pony car down the quarter-mile in under 10-seconds at over 130 mph in stock trim! And it does it with a TREMEC TR-9070 DCT 7-speed transmission making the gear shifts in as little as 80 milliseconds. Read More “Event Coverage from the First-Ever TREMEC GT500 Shootout”
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”
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”
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Ever-humble Bob Myers has been a staple on the stick-shift street-car scene. He regularly competes in events like NMRA’s QA1 True Street, local bracket racing and 6.50 index. But unlike most racers who rely on a big V8 for power, Bob has stayed true to a beloved 2.3-liter Ford four-cylinder that motivates his 1984 Mercury Capri RS. Read More “Bob Meyer’s TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winning 1984 Turbo Mercury Capri RS”