2024 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Preview

The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout series at select NMRA events is back for 2024! This is a showdown of the quickest eight H-pattern manual transmission racers from the NMRA True Street class. After an amazing 2023 season where we saw the quickest-ever field ever based on average elapsed times (E/T), we can’t wait to see how the competitors step up the competition for 2024. Read More “2024 TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Preview”

TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winner Dan Watts’ Ford Mustang Cobra

The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout at the 2023 NMRA World Finals was loaded with firsts and great racing action. One of the most enjoyable first was seeing Dan Watts win his first ever TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout and his first overall event win ever. And carrying him to that victory was his TREMEC Magnum 6-speed transmission equipped 2003 Mustang Cobra. Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Winner Dan Watts’ Ford Mustang Cobra”

The Quickest Field Ever for TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout

The stage was set at the Whipple Superchargers 2023 NMRA World Finals for the TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout drag racing finale of the season. The build up for the third shootout of the season had everyone revving with anticipation to see who would show up, if any grudges from the previous 2023 shootouts would carry over to the season showdown and, when the tire smoke cleared, would we see a repeat or first-time winner? Read More “The Quickest Field Ever for TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout”

Get Ready for the Final TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2023

The first two TREMEC Stick Shift Shootouts of 2023 exceeded expectations on all fronts, and the finale at the NMRA World Finals and Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival at Beech Bend Raceway is already shaping up to be an all-out showdown of stick shift racers from both sides of the Mason-Dixon line. Read More “Get Ready for the Final TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2023”

TREMEC GT500 Street and All-Female True Street Highlights from the 2023 NMRA 25th Anniversary Ford Homecoming Drag Race

The 2023 NMRA 25th Anniversary Ford Homecoming was host to some great TREMEC-sponsored drag racing action. In addition, the always popular TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout, TREMEC also sponsored the All-Female True Street Showdown and 2020-up GT500 Street Shootout. Read More “TREMEC GT500 Street and All-Female True Street Highlights from the 2023 NMRA 25th Anniversary Ford Homecoming Drag Race”

TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout 2023 at the NMRA Ford Homecoming

The second TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout of 2023 rolled into Summit Motorsports Park as part of the NMRA Ford Homecoming and 25th Anniversary Celebration with high expectations for some great drag racing excitement. The weather was nearly perfect all weekend, and the True Street field had 44 manual transmission cars out of 104 total entries. The TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout field was tight, with one 9-second average elapsed time (E/T) car followed by five 10-second cars and two 11-second average Mustangs. There was the usual amount of drag racing poker being played during the True Street time trials, with driver’s running different strategies to get an average E/T that would give them the best chance at winning with the Stick Shift Shootout’s staggered-start format. Read More “TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout 2023 at the NMRA Ford Homecoming”

TREMEC Action at the 2022 Mod Nationals Drag Race

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 multiple 8-, 9- and 10-second cars vying for top honors. The 2020-up GT500 class was a showdown of Mustangs with TREMEC TR-9070 DCTs, featuring 9 cars with qualifying times in the 9-second range. And the Driver Mod 8.50 class (all manual transmission-equipped) had 22 entries with half the field in the 9- and 10-second elapsed time (E/T) range for qualifying. Read More “TREMEC Action at the 2022 Mod Nationals Drag Race”

Skyler Hardy Uses A TREMEC TKX 5-Speed to Run 10s, Win Races and Have Fun On and Off Track

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”

Skyler Hardy Shifts His TKX 5-Speed To First TREMEC Stick Shift Shootout Victory

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”

Ten Questions with NMRA-NMCA Co-Founder Steve Wolcott

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. Read More “Ten Questions with NMRA-NMCA Co-Founder Steve Wolcott”