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NMCA/NMRA Race for the Rings

May 2 @ 8:00 am May 5 @ 5:00 pm

NMRA/NMCA’s Race for the Rings, with a view of the St. Louis Arch, is an insane, horsepower-infused special event with everything from Xtreme Pro Mods & Renegades to Nostalgia Super Stockers & wheels-up Coyote madness! With over 20 race categories & loaded with extra special events, the NMRA/NMCA Race for the Rings is southern Illinois’ #1 muscle car motorsport extravaganza!

Race for the Rings Shootouts on Saturday, where #1 points leaders take on #1 qualifiers for BIG money & Diamond Tree rings! See the World’s Largest BIGFOOT along with Flame-throwing jet dragsters trying to shatter the Illinois land speed record on Saturday. Win free stuff including a Pro Mod starting line experience as part of an awesome NMRA/NMCA Fan Experience! Saturday’s horsepower insanity’s gonna keep fans coming back for fun & action for years to come!

Xtreme Pro Mod monsters turn up the boost, tighten the blower belts & fill up the nitrous bottles to put on a show for the Race for the Rings’ speed-crazed fans.

NMRA’s Renegade class combines with NMCA Xtreme Street for the ultimate small-tire shootout where turbos & blowers take on nitrous Ultra Street warriors.

Factory Super Cars showcases the Big-3’s modern, factory-built race cars including Chevrolet COPO Camaros, Dodge Challenger Drag Paks and Ford Cobra Jet Mustangs. It is the rebirth of factory muscle car drag racing on the ¼ mile dragstrip!

Street car drag racing joins the fun with 2 categories designed to pack the pits…True Street & HEMI Shootout. True Street’s perfect for all levels of performance with a 30-mile escorted cruise followed by 3 back-to-back passes down the ¼ mile with awards presented to 9 different winners! Gen III powered Challengers, Demons, Hellcats, Chargers, & Jeeps will show off tire smokin’ performance exclusively in the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout.

Since 2007, the Chevrolet Performance LSX Shootout features the baddest & fastest LS-powered racers in the U.S. competing in 3 classes for BIG money, Diamond Tree rings, & LSX Bowtie engine blocks!

NMRA & NMCA’s Race for the Rings event extends off the track with a huge Car Show, featuring 100+ class awards, from stock to modified, up for grabs! ’32 Ford with a late-model 5.0? ’69 Camaro powered by an LS1? No matter your flavor, NMRA & NMCA’s Car Show is the place to be in between drag race action!

Visit the giant Manufacturer’s Midway with parts from the hottest aftermarket manufacturers & experts on hand to answer your questions on how to make your muscle car, street car, or truck perform to your expectations.

Sunday Bracket Shootout with no NMRA/NMCA membership required.

There’s something for everyone at the NMRA/NMCA’s Race for the Rings! – make your plans to attend now!

Kids 12 & Under FREE & FREE Spectator Parking.

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