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This is it — the season finale for the NMCA Flowmaster Drag Racing Series, as championships will be decided and crowns handed out in each and every eliminator in the final hurrah of 2015 at one of the finest racing facilities in the nation, the Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk. With the support of Comp Cams, we’ll be bringing you the action all weekend, with news, notes, results, and lots of great photos!



Michael Biehle II has the VP Racing Fuels Pro Mod championship pretty well wrapped up, but he is still at the race to close out the season on a high note. In Friday morning’s test session, Biehle shook the tires, and aborted the pass.



Jarod Wenricks has his unbelievable Chevy II here at Norwalk, and has run in the 4.50s so far in testing for Street Outlaw. He had the front dress off the small block Friday morning to address a vacuum pump issue.



Dewayne Mills sits atop the Radial Wars class with a mind-bending 4.03 at 200 mph. Keith Berry followed up with a 4.09 at 189 mph.

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Jason Hoots is here running Extreme Street with a Vortech YSi-Trim BXL, Powerglide, and Ultimate Converter Concepts converter. He and his traveling buddy Paul Wiley were repairing their golf cart when we came by, and he was hoping to improve on his qualifying time in round 3. We saw him driving around the golf cart so we think that part was fixed with a little welding, but an off-pace pass means the guys still have some work to do on the car.


NA 10.5 racer Rick Riccardi made a full pass in round 3 of qualifying, running an 8.17 at 167 mph. Riccardi reports he is just sneaking up on it.
 

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One of the more unusual cars here at the NMCA Finals is the 1963 Studebaker Super Lark of Ted Harbit. He is running in the National Parts Depot FAST class, and running deep into the 13s.


Another NMRA regular giving the NMCA side a go is Jim Breese. Bresse has competed in NMRA’s Modular Muscle, Real Street, and most recently, the Renegade class. The Renegade and NMCA Extreme Street rules are pretty close, and Breese is giving it a shot with a ProCharger-blown Four-Valve, Rossler Turbo 400, and an Ultimate Converter Concepts converter. Last night’s qualifying pass was Breese’s first hit with the old design Mickey Thompson ET Street radials. His best in Renegade trim with the new Mickey Radial Pros is an 8.14. In second round of qualifying today Breese ran an 8.17 at 164 mph.
 

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Team Green’s Josh Green had a solid qualifying effort, and is sitting in the fourth spot with a 5.97 at 239 mph. Patrick Barnhill has been working on the tune for both Team Green cars. Today’s soupy weather might call for some tuning changes from what racers have used the past couple days.
 

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Nitrous Pro Street racer Joe Bucaro utilizes a Zapp Racing Engines small block Ford with a Monty Smith nitrous system, a Pro-Formance Transmissions Turbo 400 with a Neal Chance converter, and a Chris Dunkin-tuned suspension. The guys from TFL Performance is basically Bucaro’s crew at the races, and help him out a ton. Mike Testani, former NMRA Super Street Outlaw racer, is here at the NMCA World Finals helping Bucaro clinch the 2015 Nitrous Pro Street championship, as well.
 

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Between the two of them, Jason Lee (Left) and Patrick Barnhill (Right) are tuning on 13 cars here at the finals. This morning’s soupy weather has turned into a rather warm afternoon, but Barnhill tells us he tunes a car differently for every pass down the track, taking into consideration weather and track conditions, and other variables. The guys are plenty busy here at the finals, as is usually the case at every event they attend.
 

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Willard Kinzer just ran 250 mph in Pro Mod, but his car caught on fire just past the traps. Kinzer is out of the car, and we have no word on damage to the car as of this minute. This guy can’t catch a break.
 

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This is it — the season finale for the NMCA Flowmaster Drag Racing Series, as championships will be decided and crowns handed out in each and every eliminator in the final hurrah of 2015 at one of the finest racing facilities in the nation, the Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk. With the support of Comp Cams, we’ll be bringing you the action all weekend, with news, notes, results, and lots of great photos!



Michael Biehle II has the VP Racing Fuels Pro Mod championship pretty well wrapped up, but he is still at the race to close out the season on a high note. In Friday morning’s test session, Biehle shook the tires, and aborted the pass.



Jarod Wenricks has his unbelievable Chevy II here at Norwalk, and has run in the 4.50s so far in testing for Street Outlaw. He had the front dress off the small block Friday morning to address a vacuum pump issue.



Dewayne Mills sits atop the Radial Wars class with a mind-bending 4.03 at 200 mph. Keith Berry followed up with a 4.09 at 189 mph.

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Why no pic of the red turbo vert stang that won true street???
He did go 7.90 just sayin....
And I looked
If I missed it I apologize in advance
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Willard Kinzer just ran 250 mph in Pro Mod, but his car caught on fire just past the traps. Kinzer is out of the car, and we have no word on damage to the car as of this minute. This guy can’t catch a break.[/quote]

had this sent to me earlier, glad hes ok
 

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Well, the final of Radial Wars was slightly anti-climactic. It was Keith Berry against Dewayne Mills, and Mills was going for it, but he appeared to have a mishap at the tree, and went in deep. Then when the lights came down, he didn’t go anywhere. Berry, meanwhile, it appeared he was going for it, too. He had to pedal it, but with Mills back at the tree, the win and the championship was in the bag. Mills was allowed to run the car for a go at the 3s, but a 4.06 at 200 mph was all the car had in it on that pass. Maybe with some cooldown time a 3 would’ve been in the cards, but we won’t see a 3 until 2016.
 

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The beautiful Chevy II of Jarod Wenrick had quite the debut, but Eric Gustafson ran consistently around the 4.50 mark, and those numbers were enough to win the finals, and the Street Outlaw championship.
 

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It was Mustang versus Camaro in the Pro Mod final with Steve Summers going against Michael Biehle. Summers was out out first, and was able to stay out front with a blistering 5.80 to Biehle’s equally-impressive 5.83. Both drivers had a tune-up in the car, as both ran 257 mph. Biehle wins the championship for 2015, but Summers won the battle at the finals.
 
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