With the wide acceptance of...
With the wide acceptance of true 10.5 racing throughout the country, NMCA's Vortech Xtreme Street class has provided a national arena for local track heroes to gain both exposure and experience while rubbing shoulders with the best racers in the land.
Big-block Chevys on nitrous...
Big-block Chevys on nitrous have been the dominant engine combo, as seen with this 525ci built by Tyree Smith of Ty Tech Racing Engines. While new rules for 2009 might favor small-block combinations with nitrous or centrifugal blowers, some insiders think that midseason rule adjustments will put the big-block cars back out front.
Despite not running the full...
Despite not running the full season, newcomer Fred Brunn made a splash last year with his new '69 Rally Sport to finish Ninth in points. Brunn used a nitrous-huffing 522ci big-block to consistently run 8.20s. Should he run the entire schedule in 2009, look for him to be a championship contender in 2009.
Steve Cagle's racer has been...
Steve Cagle's racer has been a proven testimonial to the fact that putting big horsepower on the ground with a small tire and no wheelie bars can lead to some hairy moments. Still, that's part of what evens out the competition and provides the allure of racing NMCA Xtreme Street.
|'08 VORTECH XTREME STREET TOP 10 FINISHERS |
|1. ||Cameron Coble ||Lewisburg, TN ||'04 Mustang |
|2. ||Danny Shemwell ||Elkton, KY ||'01 Mustang |
|3. ||Bob Kurgan ||Northbrook, IL ||'86 Mustang |
|4. ||Bill Trovato ||Rochester, NY ||’78 Starfire |
|5. ||Aaron Stapleton ||Plainfield, IL ||'92 Mustang |
|6. ||Bob Curran ||Bartlett, IL ||’96 Corvette |
|7. ||Bart Tobener ||Winder, GA ||'04 Cobra |
|8. ||Tony Orts ||Oswego, IL ||’68 Firebird |
|9. ||Fred Bunn ||Loxahatchee, FL ||'69 Camaro |
|10. ||Steve Cagle ||Huntsville, AL ||'70 Nova |
|PAST VORTECH XTREME STREET SEASON CHAMPS |
|2002 ||Tony Orts |
|2003 ||Nick Rinehart |
|2004 ||Bob Curran |
|2005 ||Tony Orts |
|2006 ||Cameron Coble |
|2007 ||Danny Shemwell |
|2008 ||Cameron Coble |
|WEIGHT BREAKS |
|ENGINE ||POWER-ADDER ||CI ||BASE (lbs) |
|Modular 4.6\5.4 ||Nitrous ||330 ||3,125 |
|Small-block ||Nitrous ||365 ||2,975 |
|Small-block ||Nitrous ||400 ||3,075 |
|Small-block ||Nitrous ||415 ||3,125 |
|Small-block ||Nitrous ||440 ||3,175 |
|Small-block ||Supercharged ||365 ||3,300 |
|Small-block ||Supercharged ||400 ||3,400 |
|Big-block ||Nitrous ||477 ||3,450 |
|Big-block ||Nitrous ||525 ||3,575 |
|Big-block ||Supercharged ||477 ||3,400 |
|Big-block ||Supercharged ||525 ||3,450 |
|The maximum cubic inches for all combinations is 565. If actual cubic inches are more than the base cubic-inch listing in section 13, there will be a weight penalty of 8.0 pounds per cubic inch assessed to base weights. All weights are determined with driver, at the conclusion of the run, at the scale area. |
|ALLOWABLE WEIGHT REDUCTIONS |
|TYPE ||DEDUCT (lbs) |
|'50-74 body styles and all trucks ||50 |
|Entries using street-type supercharger ||75 |
|Entries using stock-type suspension ||50 |
|Forced-induction entries without intercooler ||150 |
|Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Mopar ||75 |
|Big-block Ford ||100 |
|Modular 4.6\5.4 Supercharged combos ||100 |