SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 37, September 11, 2014

Racing News: NMRA and NMCA to Kick Off Season Openers at Bradenton Motorsports Park

Compiled by SEMA Editors

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All brands of American muscle hit the Bradenton Motorsports Park quarter-mile when the NMCA arrives on the third weekend of March.
   

ProMedia Announces 2015 Season Openers for NMRA & NMCA in Bradenton, Florida
The 2015 season for both the NMRA and the NMCA will kick off at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida. The 21st NMRA Spring Break Shootout is scheduled for March 5–8, 2015, and the 13th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Nationals will take over Bradenton March 20–22, 2015.

All brands of American muscle hit the Bradenton Motorsports Park quarter-mile when the NMCA arrives on the third weekend of March. Super-fast Pro Mods reaching speeds of 250+ mph and Ford vs. Chevy vs. Mopar match-ups mark the grassroots-style drag-racing series. An all-brands car show will take place both Saturday and Sunday, and will feature an all-inclusive manufacturer's midway with top aftermarket industry representatives.

Rhino Linings Corp. Sponsors NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Rhino Linings Corp. has signed a multi-year agreement as the title sponsor of the annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Rhino Linings 350, on the high-banked, 1.5-mile superspeedway, will be nationally televised September 27. Rhino Linings signed on for a two-year sponsorship of the race, but no financial terms of the agreement were released. The 2014 Rhino Linings 350 will be the 18th time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has visited Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Tickets for the race are available at www.LVMS.com or by calling 702-644-4444.

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In last Saturday's race at the Nürburgring, Sven Barth and David Jahn got their first win of the season in the No. 13 Corvette Z06.R GT3.
   

Callaway Victorious at Nürburgring
Callaway Competition arrived at the Nürburgring last weekend for the 2014 title fight in the ADAC GT Masters and, in Saturday's race, Sven Barth and David Jahn got their first win of the season in the No. 13 Corvette Z06.R GT3. In Sunday's Race 2, Andreas Wirth and Daniel Keilwitz got the win driving the No. 1 Corvette Z06.R GT3. Wirth secured his fifth Nürburgring victory in the ADAC GT Masters with a lead of 0.6 seconds, and Keilwitz got his fourth win in the last six races in 2014.

Top Sportsman and Chevrolet Performance Stock Added to 2015 NMCA Class List
As the 2014 NMCA Flowmaster Drag Racing Series season nears completion, with the World Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis ready to go, October 9-12, NMCA is already planning for 2015. NMCA has announced the addition of Top Sportsman to the list of classes for next year, as the sanctioning body enters its 23rd year of competition. The class line-up will also include the recently introduced Chevrolet Performance (CP) Stock class utilizing the new Chevrolet Performance DR525 sealed engine. Several new cars in this class are nearing completion for exhibition at the NMCA Finals this coming October.

The Top Sportsman category features fast door-slammers using nitrous, turbo and supercharged combinations to achieve times in the low six- and seven-second zones with speeds in the 200-mph range. The racers qualify on a ladder and use a dial-in for eliminations. The category will compete at all NMCA races in 2015. Competing for an NMCA Championship, Top Sportsman Champions and Top 10 in points will be crowned at the season-ending banquet in Indianapolis during the PRI show.

The entire 2015 NMCA class line-up will include: Pro Mod, Radial Wars, Street Outlaw, Nitrous Pro Street, Xtreme Street, N/A 10.5, Top Sportsman, Chevrolet Performance Stock, Nostalgia Super Stock, Nostalgia Muscle Car, Open Comp and True Street.

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