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PC Richard.com $35,000 Atco Open
The PC Richard.com Northeast Division National Open is coming up at Atco Dragway Wednesday – Sunday May 11 – 15, 2016. Classes are Top Dragster, Top Sportsman, Stock, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, 8.50 Index, 10.00 Index and 11.50 Index.

Stock, SS, SC, SG, and SST pays $2,500 Win, $1,000 Runner-Up and $75 Round beginning 3rd Round (round money not paid to finalists). Payouts based on 32 car fields. Entry is $140. According to the new release, payouts for Top Dragster and Top Sportsman are listed on www.nhradiv1.com. Sorry, couldn’t find it.

Gates open Wednesday at noon for parking. Gates open Thursday at 7 am with a test & tune from 10 am – 5 pm. Gates open Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 am with the track going live at 9:30 am.

South Mountain Raceway's 2016 Schedule
Boiling Springs, PA – South Mountain Raceway has announced its 2016 schedule. Coming up in May will be the Import and Kit Car Nationals on Sunday, May 22nd. The next weekend (Sunday May 29 and Monday May 30) is Street Wars that includes Pure Street, Real Street and Outlaw Street.

June has the Frantic Ford Nationals on Sunday, June 5, the GM Nationals on Friday, June 17 and the Nostalgia Weekend Warriors on Sunday June 26.

Sunday July 3rd has the Firecracker Nationals, Sunday July 10 is the US30 York Reunion Mountain Nationals, Sunday July 15 is the Chrysler Nationals, Sunday July 24th is the Mid Atlantic Nostalgia Drag Racing Association (MANDRA).

In August on Friday August 5 it’s the Truck Nationals. Sunday August 14 is Street Wars that includes Pure Street, Real Street and Outlaw Street.

For the rest of the season’s events at South Mountain Raceway visit the track’s website at www.southmountainraceway.com.

Don’t Fade Away at Little River Dragway
Holland, TX - The Bar None Fade All 2 is coming up on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at Little River Dragway.

Shootouts include Small Tire that pays a $2,500 1st Place Prize (entry is $100), Trucks that pays a $1,500 1st Place Prize (entry is $100) and Door Slammers that pays a $2,000 1st Place Prize (entry is $100).

Index classes include 5.80 that pays $1,000 Win ($100 entry) and 7.00 that pays $600 Win ($50 entry).

Gates open at noon, lanes open at 4:00 pm and the Shootouts start at 7:00 pm. For more information visit www.LittleRiverDragway.com.

Don’t Be Too Cool For School at Milan Dragway
Milan, MI – Milan Dragway’s High School Nationals are coming up on Saturday April 30 and again on October 1, 2016. This is open to all high school and college students with a driver’s license and a valid school I.D.

High School Brackets include 12.00 – 13.99, 14.00 – 15.99, 16.00 – 17.99 and 18.00 and slower. College Brackets include 12.00 – 14.99 and 15.00 and slower. There’s also a College Bike bracket.

Entry fee is $25. Car must have seat belts; helmets required for 13.99 and quicker. Gates open at 9:00 am. For more info visit www.MilanDragway.com.

Wrap-Up: 8th Annual Door Wars at Maryland International Raceway, April 15 - 17, 2016

Mechanicsville, Maryland – Fans were greeted with postcard weather and record setting performances all weekend long at the 8th Annual Haltech Door Wars presented by Winegardner Auto Group at Maryland International Raceway™ (MDIR).

Pro mod racer Bill Lutz of Canal Winchester, Ohio would serve notice first in his turbocharged Camaro laying down a MDIR track speed record in the class at 262.95 mph early on Friday during qualifying. In X275, Rich Bruder of Edison, New Jersey once again....

Full story here...

Race 4 Ronald's House at Maple Grove Raceway
Mohnton, PA - Attention racers in the vicinity of Maple Grove Raceway: keep Saturday, June 4th open to bring yourself, your race car and hopefully even a non-racer friend and their street car to the track to experience what it’s like to race down the quarter-mile and help a good cause at the same time. All entry fee proceeds benefit the Philadelphia Ronal McDonald House.

This year’s event is sponsored by Penske and includes three classes. RM1 is for beginners in street cars and bikes to 11.50 ET and slower. Bracket rules apply; no electronics. RM2 is for experienced racers in street cars or bracket cars and bikes to 7.50 ET and slower. Must have proper safety equipment and no electronics. RM3 is for experienced racers in dragsters, bracket cars and bikes to 7.50 ET and slower. Must have proper safety equipment and electronics are OK.

There’ll also be a Last Chance Race for all cars and must be entered in RM1, RM2 or R3 to join. $25 additional fee; payout is $500 Win, $300 Runner-Up and $100 Semis.

Entry fee is $65 regardless of class. Gates open at 8:00 am, time runs start at 9:00 am and eliminations start at 1:00 pm. For additional info CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE THE FULL-SIZE FLIER or visit www.MapleGroveRaceway.com.

Sponsor News: ATI's New T400 Front Pump Gasket Sets
Looking for an easy way to set correct front end play in your T400 transmission builds? ATI Performance Products, Inc's new T400 Front Pump Gasket Set (Part #405380) includes 10 gaskets in three thicknesses to help you set the correct end play without stacking shims or going to the lathe. Six OEM size 0.015, two 0.030 and two 0.045 thick gaskets come in the kit. Gaskets are available individually as well. As every builder knows, correct front end play is critical to proper function and long transmission life. ATI's new premium front pump gaskets will help you save time, and do the job correctly on your next T400 transmission build.

ATI Performance Products, Inc. is located in Baltimore, MD, and specializes in producing and maintaining high performance products for street and strip applications. Over the years ATI has earned a reputation for its superior technology, attention to detail, and rigorous testing under race conditions.

Visit www.ATIRacing.com for more info about ATI products.

Sportsman Wars at The Rock
Rockingham, NC – There’s a big event coming up at Rockingham Dragway Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30. It’s the 21st Annual Spring Sportsman Door Wars. Classes include Pro Tree Door Slammer, Footbrake (Mod), Open Comp, 5.30 Index, 6.00 Index and 7.00 Index.

Pro Tree Door Slammer and Footbrake each pay $1,500 Win, $400 Runner-Up, $100 Semis and $75 Quarters based on 32 entries in each class. Entry is $45; buybacks are $30.

5.30 Index pays $1,200 Winner, $300 Runner-Up, $150 Semis and $100 Quarters based on 20 entries. Entry is $50.

6.00 Index and Open Comp each pay $1,000 Win, $200 Runner-Up, $100 Semis and $50 Quarters. Payouts in Open Comp based on 32 cars. Entry in each class is $40; buybacks in Open Comp are $20.

7.00 Index pays $800 Win, $200 Runner-Up $100 Semis and $50 Quarters. Entry is $40.

Gates open Friday at 1:00 pm for parking and a Test & Tune. Gates open Saturday at 8:00 am with time runs and qualifying at 9:00 am. For more info visit www.RockinghamDragway.com.

Wrap-Up: Mills Rules The Roost At Gateway’s Inaugural PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny
April 24, 2016, St. Louis Region – Disclaimer: No farm animals were harmed during the making of this event. The inaugural PSCA Heads-Up Hootenanny was herded into the record books today at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex in Madison, Illinois.

DeWayne Mills of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, was king of the barnyard after he earned No. 1 Qualifier status and then...

Full story here...

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NMRA Coming to Maple Grove Raceway
Reading, PA - The NMRA will visit Maple Grove Raceway when the 16th Annual NMRA Ford Motorsport Nationals are held over the weekend of Thursday – Sunday, April 28 – May 1, 2016.

The NMRA offers many different classes for all different levels of racer. From the entry-level True Street class all the way up to the Street Outlaw class – if you’ve got a Ford-powered, Ford-bodied car, there’s a class for you to fit in. The True Street class draws the largest participation, with vehicles ranging from the fifteen-second zone all the way down to eight-second heavy hitters.

The weekend also includes 1/4-mile bracket races on Saturday and Sunday that require no NMRA or NMCA membership. Classes are Fast Ford / Bracket 1 for Top ET / Super Pro (7.00 & slower, electronics OK), Quick Ford / Bracket 2 for Mod ET / Pro (9.00 & slower, footbrake only), Street Ford / Bracket 3 for Sportsman (11.50 & slower, footbrake only, no slicks, no open exhaust) and Nostalgia Ford (1975 & older, no electronics, any dial).

Saturday’s payouts each for Fast Ford and Quick Ford are $1,000 Win, $400 Runner-Up, $150 Semis, $75 Quarters and $40 Eighths. Saturday’s payouts each for Street Ford and Nostalgia Ford are $250 Win, $100 Runner-Up, $50 Semis and $25 Quarters.

Sunday’s payouts each for Fast Ford and Quick Ford are $1,500 Win, $500 Runner-Up, $200 Semis, $75 Quarters and $40 Eighths. Sunday’s payouts each for Street Ford and Nostalgia Ford are $300 Win, $125 Runner-Up, $50 Semis and $25 Quarters.

Fast Ford and Quick Ford entries are $150 (Thurs-Sunday), $125 (Saturday – Sunday) or $70 (Sunday only). Buybacks are $40 per day. Street Ford and Nostalgia Ford entries are $100 (Thurs-Sunday), $75 (Saturday – Sunday) or $40 (Sunday only). Buybacks are $30 per day.

For more information visit www.MapleGroveRaceway.com.

Sebring Raceway Announces 2016 Drag Racing Schedule
Sebring, Fla. – Sebring International Raceway’s legendary concrete front straight will come to life on select Thursday nights this year with street drag racing. Not normally associated with drag racing, Sebring International is a road course auto racing facility located near Sebring, Florida.

After a successful test run in February, the Raceway will host a series of runs on the one-eighth mile front straight beginning April 7th. The 2016 Sebring Drag Racing schedule includes seven dates through June 23rd, followed by a summer break. Drag racing resumes on September 29th and concludes on December 8th. All drag racing will take place on Thursday evening with the exception of a Tuesday program on Nov. 22nd. Gates will open at 5 pm and drivers can make all the runs they can fit into a four-hour window ending at 10 pm.

Sebring International Raceway's 2016 Drag Racing Schedule:

April 7

April 14

April 28

May 12

May 26

June 9

June 23

Sept. 29

Oct. 13

Oct. 27

Nov. 10

Nov. 22 (Tuesday)

Dec. 8

Admission will be $20 for drivers and $5 for spectators. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. Cars must be street legal with street legal tires, free of any leaks, equipped with proper seat belts and free of any unsecured items inside the vehicle.
“Sebring’s front straight is an ideal venue for drag racing,” stated Sebring Raceway President & General Manager Wayne Estes. “Our Thursday drag racing program will offer enthusiasts an opportunity to compete in a controlled environment with maximum on-track time.”

For more information visit sebringraceway.com or call 800-626-7223.

Sponsor News: PROFORM'S New Black-Crinkle 50+ Amp 1-Wire Mini Alternator
PROFORM'S New Black-Crinkle 1-Wire Mini Alternator is perfect for the racer looking for something reliable, and the cruiser looking for something small that looks good.

Like all PROFORM alternators, these new mini alternators are 100% new, include a machined V-belt pulley, and lastly are tested at the component level and the finished level to ensure the best product possible. Weighs 6 lbs. Available in Black Crinkle and Polished finishes.

Reliability starts with how it’s made. Choosing PROFORM means choosing alternators with components produced by highly specialized machines, assembled by highly trained personnel using dedicated jigs and equipment, with everything 100% new for maximum longevity and optimum performance. After assembly each alternator is individually tested at the factory. Finally, it’s boxed with a quality assurance graph that documents the specific unit’s output performance.

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The Super Chevy Show Returns to Maryland International Raceway August 20-21
Mechanicsville, Maryland – The world’s largest manufacturer show is heading back to Maryland International Raceway (MDIR). This year’s original Super Chevy Show returns with the history and prestige of TEN: The Enthusiast Network with full coverage from Super Chevy Magazine. The August 20 – 21, 2016 event brings together Chevy enthusiasts from around the country to celebrate their favorite manufacturer.

The festivities crank up at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 19 as the three-day car show starts with a “Show & Shine Festival of Cars”, with specialty awards on Saturday. The midway featuring the best in new Chevy aftermarket performance parts and a gigantic swap meet for those hard-to-find restoration treasures will be open all weekend. Drag racing action is continuous and kicks off on Friday at 6 p.m. with Test & Tune racing action.

On Saturday, the event hits high gear with a full swap meet, cars galore and racing at its finest. Chevy sportsman eliminations will begin on Saturday at 4 p.m. with a special treat of MDIR’s traditional Jet Wars show with Jet Dragsters and Jet Funny Cars making their first appearance of the weekend at 6 and 9 p.m. Featured participants in the Jet Wars program include; Al Hanna’s Queen of Diamonds II jet dragster, GOJO First Strike Firebird and Top Secret jet funny cars, Robert Albertson’s Blazing Angel jet dragster, and Ernie Bogue’s Beast from the East and Bob Vansciver’s Jersey Thunder jet dragsters.

The Super Chevy Show wraps up on Sunday with big money bracket racing, Jet Wars final round, Car & Truck show awards and much more. Sunday’s car show activities conclude with the coveted class awards.

Gates open Saturday at 9 am and Sunday at 8 am. For more information visit www.racemdir.com.

Summer Series Shootout at Atco Dragway
Atco, NJ - The Summer Series Shootout at Atco Dragway kicks off its 2016 season this coming weekend Saturday, April 23 – Sunday April 24 with two $5,000 races and a big $10,000 race for Super Pro / Top ET cars with electronics and 6.50 – 12.99 dials.

Saturday has a $5K and the big $10K; Sunday is a $5K. The payouts for the $5Ks are $5,000 Win, $2,000 Runner-Up, $800 Semis, $400 Quarters (must be an 8-round race to pay Quarters) and $75 Round starting with 3rd Round lose. Entry is $155, buybacks are $100.

The $10K pays $10,000 Win, $3,000 Runner-Up, $1,000 Semis, $500 Quarters (must be an 8-round race to pay Quarters) and $100 Round starting with 3rd Round lose. Entry is $205, buybacks are $130.

Gates open Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 am with time trials at 10:00 am and first round at noon. For more information visit www.AtcoDragway.rocks.

Sponsor News: New Hi-Top Driving Shoes from Stroud Safety
Stroud Safety has introduced their new Hi-Top Driving Shoe. Featuring premium grade leather and a thin, durable neoprene rubber sole, these new shoes deliver the ultimate in protection, comfort, feel and value.

The ankle section is taller for more support and protection. The shoe also features higher lace points for a more secure fit and enhanced comfort. An extra layer of leather at the heel and toe adds even more support and protection in these critical areas of the foot. The new Stroud shoe is available in all popular sizes and is SFI rated.

Stroud Safety has been supplying competitive drivers with Drag Chutes and Launchers, Seat Belts, Window Nets, Ballistic Blankets and Diapers, Fire Suits, Safety Apparel, Fire Suppression Kits, and more for over 26 years. Stroud re-certifies all their SFI rated products and specializes in custom design applications for many of their products.

Call 800-554-4648 for more information and free catalog, visit the website at www.stroudsafety.com and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stroudsafety.

Wrap-Up: American DRAGCAR Street Car Showdown at Wild Horse Pass, March 19, 2016
At 3 races into American DRAGCAR's five-race Arizona Race Company Street Car Showdown Series with the completion of the March 19th Chandler, Arizona's Race at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, this last race had yet the largest total number of Streetcar showdown entrants to date in this first full season.

For the second race in a row there was a Pro OutLaw field though it was quite small; nevertheless one racer was here all the way from Wisconsin? Wow, what a tow! And for the second race in a row, it was the under-dogged Rob Parsons coming away the Pro OutLaw winner in his Ford Lightning. Full story here...

NHRA Insurance Package to Provide New $1 Million Pit Vehicle Coverage
From NHRARacer.com, April 15, 2016:

NHRA announced today improvement in the insurance coverage provided to its valued members and racers. A new program will automatically provide $1,000,000 of Commercial General Liability insurance on pit vehicles for each racer participant at NHRA Mello Yello and Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events. In addition, the excess medical benefit for NHRA members at standard member track events, Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events, designated contracted events and national events has increased from $525,000 to $575,000.

For national events, the pit vehicle insurance covers registered/entered racers and properly NHRA-stickered pit vehicles. For Lucas Oil Series events, the pit vehicle insurance covers registered/entered racers. The pit vehicle policy provides coverage for bodily injury and property damage claims made arising out of the operation of pit vehicles at NHRA Mello Yello and Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events. Pit vehicles covered include ATVs, golf carts and motorized two wheel vehicles that are not competing in the event.

"Personal insurance may not provide any liability coverage when operating a pit vehicle at a race track. People are potentially exposed to significant liability if someone is injured or property is damaged by a pit vehicle. This program can provide insurance coverage people wouldn't otherwise have. We’re very glad that we were able to extend this coverage to pit vehicles not only at our national events, but at our sanctioned Lucas Oil events also,” said Josh Peterson, NHRA vice president of racing administration. “For just $20 added to the insurance surcharge when entering a National Event, we think providing $1,000,000 in pit vehicle coverage and a $50,000 higher excess medical benefit is a great bargain,” Peterson continued.

Insurance coverage referenced in this announcement is a general summary and limited to the specific terms, conditions, exclusions, and limits of the insurance policy.

Sponsor News: AutoMeter's Billet Dash Panels
AutoMeter’s line of direct fit mounting solutions continues to expand with the inclusion of these high quality, American made, billet aluminum dash panels.

Precision engineered for a perfect fit, these panels drastically simplify the process of gauge installation while providing a clean, timeless look. It’s never been easier to add the accuracy and quality of AutoMeter gauges to your project. Checkout the complete lineup of applications for your classic at www.AUTOMETER.com.

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7046 - Dash Panel, Ford Truck 48-50, 1 x 3-1/8", 4 x 2-1/16", Billet
7047 - Dash Panel, Chevy Truck 60-63, 2 x 3-1/8", 4 x 2-1/16", Billet
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7049 - Dash Panel, Chevy Truck 55-59, 1 x 3-1/8", 4 x 2-1/16", Black
7050 - Dash Insert/Adapter, Camaro/Firebird 67-68, 2 x 5" SR Bezel
7055 - Dash Insert, Chevy 55-56, 1 x 3-1/8" & 4 x 2-1/16", SR Bezel, Black
7056 - Dash Insert/Adapter, Camaro/Firebird 67-68, 2 x 5", Billet
7057 - Dash Panel, Chevy Truck 40-46, 1 x 3-1/8", 4 x 2-1/16", Billet
7058 - Adapter for 2-1/16" Clock, Chevy Car 55-56, Billet
3283 - Optional LED Light Kit (2 Green, 1 Blue)

The Dragtime News February 2016 flip-magazine: Mopars Photo Special
Continuing with The Dragtime News digital flip-mags is the new issue for February 2016. It celebrates our Mopar racing brothers and sisters! Don't say we never gave you anything, Pentastar peeps. The flip-mag also includes News & Events for the month, and links to major sections here on the website such as Tech, Tests & Installs and Bracket Racing 101.

So what do you think? Is this format something you'd like to see more of? Send an email to info@dragtimenews.com and let us know.

The Dragtime News January 2016 flip-magazine: The 2015 PRI Show
Continuing with The Dragtime News digital flip-mags is the new issue for January 2016. It includes highlights of the 2015 Performance Racing Industry Show held in December 2015. However, the big installment of our show coverage will be right here, so make sure you're subscribed to the enewsletter! The show coverage is in the works and will be published shortly. The flip-mag also includes News & Events for the month (only a handful for now, but this will be expanded), and links to major sections here such as Tech, Tests & Installs and Bracket Racing 101.

So what do you think? Is this format something you'd like to see more of? Send an email to info@dragtimenews.com and let us know.

Best of Dragtime News On Location: Super Street!
We tried this new format last month with a Stock Eliminator Photo Special; the feedback was encouraging so here's another test copy, this time focusing on the 10.90 racers. It also includes News & Events for the month (only a handful for now, but this will be expanded), and links to major sections here such as Tech, Tests & Installs and Bracket Racing 101.

So what do you think? Is this format something you'd like to see more of? Send an email to info@dragtimenews.com and let us know.

Best of Dragtime News On Location: Stock Eliminator!

Trying something new here to see what everyone thinks. Be patient as this is an experiment that is still being sorted out. For example, you'll see that the bottoms of the pages are clipped off. This will be fixed for next time.

So what do you think? Is this format something you'd like to see more of? Send an email to info@dragtimenews.com and let us know.

Club Scene
Club Scene is a spotlight of some of the great racing clubs and organizations across the country. If you have a car that fits into their requirements then check them out. Although these groups are comprised of very serious and hard-core racers, the atmosphere is very friendly and relaxed.

If you're involved with a racing group or club and would like to have it listed here, send an email to info@dragtimenews.com with your inquiry and put "Club Scene" in the subject line.

Who: Mid Atlantic Super Comp Assn.

What: for NHRA 8.90 Super Comp / IHRA 8.90 Quick Rod

Where: Northeast / mid-Atlantic

Contact: Rob Keister, Rekeister@aol.com / midatlantic90.com

Who: Mid Atlantic Super Gas Assn.

What: for NHRA 9.90 Super Gas / IHRA 9.90 Super Rod

Where: Northeast / mid-Atlantic

Contact: Rob Keister, Rekeister@aol.com / midatlantic90.com

Who: Mid Atlantic Super Street Assn.

What: for NHRA 10.90 Super Street / IHRA 10.90 Hot Rod

Where: Northeast / mid-Atlantic

Contact: Rob Keister, Rekeister@aol.com / midatlantic90.com


Who: East Coast Stock/Super Stock Assn.

What: for NHRA and IHRA-legal Stockers and Super Stockers

Where: Northeast / mid-Atlantic

Contact: Dave Ley, dleyracing@aol.com / www.eastcoaststocksuperstock.com.

Who: The American DRAGCAR Series

What: American DRAGCAR incorporates a variety of formats which provide racers with all-out, no-breakout drag racing that remains fair for all participants while also providing spectators with an easily understood drag racing show.

Where: Arizona

Contact: www.usdragcar.com.

Who: North East Timing Organization

What: For 1979 and older cars, front engine dragsters, funny cars, altereds, gassers, super stocks and stockers in two classes: Nostalgia (10.00 and slower any dial-in, .500 full tree) and Competition (9.80 and quicker dial in .1 second increments, handicapped .400 Pro tree).

Where: Northeast / mid-Atlantic

Contact: www.neto-nostalgia.com

Sponsor Spotlights
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Founded in 1957, Auto Meter Products, Inc. is a high technology company based in Sycamore, IL USA, focused on performance and racing automotive instrumentation and electronics. With a state-of-the-art cellular manufacturing operation, world class ISO 9000:TS 16949 Certified Quality System, an advanced engineering team, and product technology that is unmatched in the instrumentation marketplace, Auto Meter has been a leader in the performance aftermarket for generations. The company's products include the Dedenbear STSK Throttle Stop, the Auto Meter Ultimate DL tachometer, Auto Meter Street & Race Dash and SPEK-Pro Gauges.

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Jiffy-tite Stroud Safety Meziere Enterprises

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Jiffy-tite's Motorsports' product line includes a unique line of Quick-Connect / Quick-Disconnect Fluid Fittings.

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Stroud Safety started with one product, the drag chute, and now manufacturers over 150 products with new products introduced annually. Almost every type of racing all over the world uses Stroud Safety products.

Stroud Safety also supplies fire suppression systems and manufactures an extensive line of fire suits, personal restraint systems, window netting, and general racing and shop accessories. Custom design is a specialty at Stroud. With a wide range of color options and on-site design and engineering, most products can be configured to meet specific needs of the customer. Where applicable, all Stroud products are SFI certified with re-certification available for required intervals.

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Meziere Enterprises is a family owned and operated company that specializes in cooling systems & accessories, flexplates & accessories, starters & accessories and chassis components & accessories.

For 27 years Meziere’s goal has been to provide its customers with the very best products they can produce. That starts with designs aimed at solving problems common to the performance vehicles and their demanding parameters. It is executed by the company’s wide array of machining and manufacturing capabilities and attention to detail. It is supported by outstanding tech and customer service.

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ATI Performance Products Mark Williams Enterprises Powermaster Performance

ATI Performance Products is a family owned and operated company that has been in business for over 50 years.

The company specializes in racing transmissions, torque converters, engine dampers and the internal parts for each. ATI races what they sell so you can be sure what you’re buying has already been race proven. Everything they make is manufactured under the roof of their 30,000+ sq/ft facility located in Baltimore Maryland.

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It was fifty years ago in 1964 when Denver racer Mark Williams decided to quit his machinist job at John Bandimere, Sr’s speed emporium and go into business for himself building race cars. In the ensuing years Mark Williams Enterprises became the “go to” shop for High Country racers. In addition to the fuel dragster he campaigned with the late Bill Rice, racers like the Kaiser Bros., John Abbott, Vern Moats, Vern & Brian Raymer and Motes & Williams demonstrated the prowess of M-W’s chassis'. The word spread, and soon racers like “Ohio George” Montgomery and Florida’s Jerry Gwynn were winning NHRA events with Mark Williams’ chassis. Williams himself won the Division V Top Fuel Championship when partnered with Larry Frazier. \

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Powermaster Performance Starters & Alternators has been manufacturing new starters and alternators in their 145,000 sq. ft. facility since 1981. Powermaster Performance builds a wide range of starters, alternators, and Powergens for all types of domestic vehicles. With adjustable voltage alternators weighing less than 6 pounds all the way up to diesel truck starters and high amp alternators to make sure the race car gets to the track!

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New Design Dragtime News T-Shirts
In addition to publishing The Dragtime News I've been hard at work designing new t-shirts, and I think I came up with a winner. They turned out great, and new for 2014 are women's sizes. These are high-quality, 100% cotton black t-shirts. The men's are Gildan and the women's are Hanes.

All quantities are extremely limited. Men's sizes are M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL; women's sizes are M, L and XL. More info is on the T-Shirts page.















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