Tag: ford

FEATURE – BOOSTED MAV Richard Tally 1970 Ford Maverick

FEATURE – BOOSTED MAV Richard Tally 1970 Ford Maverick

“My wife was afraid I was going to crash and kill myself,” shared Kentucky native Richard Talley. Quite simply, that in a nutshell, is how Talley—a former wheelman of a turbo Hayabusa 4-wheeler—found himself shopping for a new set of wheels. “My wife wished I would get a car because it would be safer. Ok, […]

August 4, 2020 More
FEATURES- FORD WORK IN PROGRESS – Chris Damovski 1985 Mustang GT

FEATURES- FORD WORK IN PROGRESS – Chris Damovski 1985 Mustang GT

‘My first pass down the track was a blistering 14.85 @90 mph,” said Scarborough, Ontario’s Chris Damovski with a hearty laugh. And fast it wasn’t. But a start, it was. And we all gotta start somewhere, right? Damovski acquired the car as a hand-me-down from his uncle while working in his grandfather’s shop at the […]

July 26, 2020 More
FEATURES- FORD WARHORSE – Joe & Leslie Murphy 1990 Ford Mustang

FEATURES- FORD WARHORSE – Joe & Leslie Murphy 1990 Ford Mustang

For almost as long as man has done battle in the air, aircraft have been adorned with cool artwork. Growing significantly in popularity during World War II, nose art in particular grew both more common and more elaborate. Sometimes intended to intimidate like ferocious shark teeth and other times intended to unify ground and air […]

July 23, 2020 More
FEATURES- THE RED WARRIOR – Grant Hodgson – ’73 Ford Falcon

FEATURES- THE RED WARRIOR – Grant Hodgson – ’73 Ford Falcon

In an era before The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner, and any host of the myriad of other dystopian flicks of today, there was the cult classic late-70s action flick Mad Max. And unlike those movies of today that are filled with a grim depiction of society melded with a healthy dose of technology, […]

July 21, 2020 More
FEATURES- SNAKE HANDLER – Robert Patrick 2014 Nitrous Pro Mod Mustang

FEATURES- SNAKE HANDLER – Robert Patrick 2014 Nitrous Pro Mod Mustang

Robert Patrick’s name has been synonymous with ultra-fast Mustangs for years, winning championships, setting national records and becoming a household name while piloting various forms of the wildly popular Ford body style with his mother and father’s 40+ years Purvis Ford (Fredericksburg, VA) dealership name prominently displayed on the side of each and every one […]

July 19, 2020 More
FEATURES – REDRUM – Shannon Butler ’86 Mustang

FEATURES – REDRUM – Shannon Butler ’86 Mustang

Fast toys aren’t just for boys. And if you don’t believe us, then stop what you’re doing for the next few minutes and take some time to  heck out this stunning—and deadly fast—Fox body Mustang. With just a glance we think you’ll quickly agree that Indiana native Shannon  Butler can prove that statement. We caught […]

June 30, 2020 More
NEWS – 2020 F-150 Support with Superchips Flashcal

NEWS – 2020 F-150 Support with Superchips Flashcal

Superchips is pleased to extend Flashcal calibration support for 2020 F-150 with PN 1545. The Flashcal for Ford trucks offers multiple options to adjust for larger tires, read/clear trouble codes, adjust speed limiter and more. This latest release covers the 2.7L and 3.5L Ecoboost, along with the 5.0L V8 engine platforms. Flashcal offers a low […]

May 21, 2020 More
FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

FEATURES – PAST – ONE OF ONE – Bob Romano ’69 Dodge Dart

A bright orange Mopar out of Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania had the street car drag race world in awe this past July as it led qualifying in Kristal Cowle’s inaugural War By The Shore Real Street Showdown class. A Dodge leading the pack…this just doesn’t happen, let alone a 100% Mopar powered Dart. For those less […]

May 19, 2020 More
FEATURES – FOR THE JACKET – Al Matuska – ’65 Chevelle

FEATURES – FOR THE JACKET – Al Matuska – ’65 Chevelle

Did Al Matuska intend on changing the future of the Northern Ohio drag racing scene when an old friend came knocking on his door 15 years ago? The answer is no, but that is exactly what happened! When he was just 17 years old, Matuska bought himself an Oldsmobile 442 and it was time to […]

May 14, 2020 More
The Wright Way – Ken Wright – 1948 Anglia

The Wright Way – Ken Wright – 1948 Anglia

Christmas 1986 holds a special place in Ken Wright’s heart as that is when his wife and two daughters presented him with the Christmas gift of a lifetime—a 1948 Ford Anglia. One look at the photos of this car and you immediately start noticing that it has some parts and bodylines not present on most […]

April 20, 2020 More
Blue Oval Passion – Grant Klohn

Blue Oval Passion – Grant Klohn

Most car guys are usually satisfied having either a gorgeous hot rod that is fast and fun to drive on the street or a race car that kicks butt at the track. Grant Klohn has both. Grant is a guy whose dedication to the sport of street machines and drag racing goes above and beyond. […]

April 5, 2020 More
King of the Road – Donnie Green

King of the Road – Donnie Green

It’s not often you get to see the real deal up close and personal—something really special in the world of automobile performance or race-inspired musclecars. So few are these instances that we actually become somewhat numb to the possibility of seeing one, and when we do we can easily overlook it or immediately pass it […]

April 4, 2020 More
Twin Bees – Dan Lowe

Twin Bees – Dan Lowe

Twin Bees – Separated At Birth Two beautiful Super Bees with an interesting twist. A 1969 ½ 440 6 Pack 4 speed Super Bee that was Dan Lowe’s first car back in 1972. And 30 years later, a basket case 1969 ½ 440 6 Pack Super Bee shows up in Dan’s garage. They were built […]

April 2, 2020 More
It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

It won’t be ‘business as usual for quite a while,’ Unifor says of auto industry

Unifor President Jerry Dias said he anticipates assembly plants coming back online will do so initially as one-shift operations whenever it is determined that they can safely re-open. “Even if they open up, it’s not going to be business as usual for quite a while,” Dias said. “They’ll ease into it based off of parts […]

April 1, 2020 More
COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

COVID-19 and the auto industry: All the plant shutdowns due to coronavirus

Automakers across the US and Europe have all declared temporary shutdowns, including Detroit’s Big Three. Many have extended shutdowns further. As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the world, automakers are taking extreme measures in the form of plant closures to halt the spread of COVID-19, which the coronavirus causes. The situation remains fluid as more […]

March 31, 2020 More
NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

NMRA/NMCA (ProMedia Events & Publishing) Office Goes Remote due to COVID-19

Due to California state regulations during the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic the office of ProMedia Publishing & Events, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Cars Nationals has gone to a work-from-home status for the foreseeable future to keep our office staff safe. Despite the office closure, the NMRA/NMCA staff remains operational, but will […]

March 25, 2020 More
Mommymobile Sleeper – Alicia Scott

Mommymobile Sleeper – Alicia Scott

Thirty years from now car enthusiasts will look back and call these days we live in the second golden age of muscle cars. For the first time since the early ’70s, despite the push from the petroleum haters for electric cars, we have a great selection of powerful new vehicles. Every native US car maker […]

March 19, 2020 More
NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

ProMedia Events and Publishing, parent company of the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, in association with Atlanta Dragway’s parent company NHRA, have decided to postpone the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals in response to growing restrictions on group gatherings and travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective today the NHRA has suspended all […]

March 16, 2020 More
Das Volkswagen – Troy Mason

Das Volkswagen – Troy Mason

How many people first learned to drive in an old VW Bug? Myself, I remember coming home from school to hop in a ‘69 Bug that sat at my grandfather’s shop. I must have put 100 miles on that thing and taught myself how to drive a stick in it. It almost broke my heart to see […]

March 16, 2020 More
Small Block Nasty – Tim Knieriem

Small Block Nasty – Tim Knieriem

When you’re 15 years old, been around fast cars as long as you can remember and already making runs down a drag strip, you’re pretty much hooked. “I grew up at the race track and around cars,” explained Tim Knieriem. “My dad went bracket racing nearly every weekend for as far back as I can […]

March 9, 2020 More
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