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Dodge//SRT and Mopar Brands to Offer Complimentary Drag Race Experience for NMCA Competitors in 2018

March 6, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The Dodge//SRT and Mopar brands are teaming adult with a National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) to offer nominal patron drag racing practice exclusively during NMCA competition events for a 2018 season. Mopar-powered competitors in model-year 2005 and newer FCA US LLC vehicles will accept nominal entrance to conflict it out in a NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI® Shootout category, giving owners a eventuality to competition their vehicles in a authorised and secure drag frame environment.
 
Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout fields are approaching to pull a singular brew of modern-day FCA US automobile nameplates, such as Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles in a accumulation of models, including a 485-horsepower Dodge Challenger and Charger Scat Pack models, 707-horsepower Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models, a 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, as good as Chrysler 300, Ram lorry and Jeep® vehicles.
 
The NMCA deteriorate kicks off with a 16th annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem during Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Florida, Mar 8-11, 2018.
 
“The National Muscle Car Association array is an glorious venue for Dodge//SRT and Mopar to give owners of a modern-day FCA US LLC vehicles, including a Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger, a eventuality to drag competition in a sanctioned, tranquil environment,” pronounced Steve Beahm, Head of Passenger Cars, Dodge//SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA North America. “We’re stability a efforts to take racing off a travel and put it where it belongs — a drag frame — by providing nominal entrance into a Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout category.”
 
“Together, a Mopar and Dodge brands share a prolonged and reputable bequest in a universe of drag racing, and we’re unapproachable to supplement another section to that tradition with this new beginning in a NMCA,” pronounced Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar), FCA. “Mopar is about providing owners with a collection they need to not usually be quick on a strip, though also secure on a streets, and this new module helps us pull brazen to reaching those goals.”
 
Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout: The Facts
Vehicles entered in a Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout contingency be licensed, insured and travel driven, on street-legal tires and contingency be model-year 2005 or newer FCA US vehicles (Viper models permitted). While geared toward Gen III HEMI-engine-powered machines, vehicles with swap Mopar engines will also be authorised for nominal entry.

The Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout category is open to the first 75 automobile owners to register for any NMCA event, with any nominal entrance — valued adult to $175 — good for one car/driver member credential. Vehicle owners can register online during www.NMCAdigital.com/hemi for a Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout, that will be featured during all 6 races on a 2018 NMCA inhabitant eventuality schedule. NMCA membership not compulsory to participate.  
 
NMCA will offer Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout competitors an easy and fun experience, with personalized, step-by-step instruction available. The Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout will take place on Saturday during any NMCA event, though all participants are acquire to arrive on Thursday and/or Friday of competition weekend for early registration, instruction and test-and-tune passes down a dragstrip. Competitors are speedy to competition during their possess pace, depending on any participant’s comfort level.
 
Although competitors will theatre corresponding for runs down a quarter-mile, drivers will not competition head-to-head. Participants will contest opposite a time and will be totalled in elapsed time (ET) down a track, holding greeting time off a starting line out of a equation.
 
Participants will be authorised 3 passes down a drag strip. NMCA staff will normal a 3 passes by any competitor, with a quickest averages in 7 opposite ET categories — from a nine- to 15-second ET operation — earning an endowment and $100 money pleasantness of NMCA. The altogether ET runner-up will also accept $100 and an award, with a quickest altogether ET leader holding home $250 and a NMCA Victor award.
 
Each Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout member will also accept a giveaway collectible permit plate. As an combined bonus, participants who would like to extend their racing knowledge will also accept nominal entrance into a Sunday Bracket 3/Street category during any NMCA event.
 
Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout Coverage
Event coverage can be noticed on NMCA’s SpeedVideo.com live feed, RacePagesDigital.com and in Fastest Street Car magazine.
 
Coverage can also be found on a new one-stop end for Dodge and Mopar drag racing news — Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com). Dodge Garage is a digital calm heart and premier end for Dodge and Mopar drag racing and flesh automobile enthusiasts.
 
For finish manners and entrance guidelines, as good as registration information on a NMCA Dodge/Mopar HEMI Shootout, revisit www.NMCAdigital.com/hemi.
 
2018 NMCA Event Schedule
 
16th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem
Bradenton Motorsports Park – Bradenton, Florida
March 8-11, 2018
 
10th Annual NMRA/NMCA All-star Nationals
Atlanta Dragway – Commerce, Georgia
April 5-8, 2018
 
17th Annual NMCA Bluegrass Nationals
Beech Bend Raceway – Bowling Green, Kentucky
May 17-20, 2018
 
13th Annual NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-legal Drag Racing
Route 66 Raceway – Joliet, Illinois
July 26-29, 2018
 
17th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals
Summit Motorsports Park – Norwalk, Ohio
August 23-26, 2018
 
17th Annual NMCA World Street Finals
Lucas Oil Raceway – Indianapolis, Indiana
September 20-23, 2018
 
About Dodge//SRT
Dodge//SRT offers a finish lineup of opening vehicles that mount out in their possess segments. Dodge is FCA North America’s mainstream opening brand, and SRT is positioned as a ultimate opening halo of a Dodge brand, together formulating a finish and offset opening code with one prophesy and one voice.
 
For some-more than 100 years, a Dodge code has carried on a suggestion of brothers John and Horace Dodge, who founded a association in 1914. Their change continues today. New for 2018, a 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, a fastest quarter-mile prolongation automobile in a universe and many absolute flesh automobile ever, is holding a universe by storm, along with a new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT, America’s fastest, many absolute and many able three-row SUV, and a 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody. These new SRT ultimate opening models join a code lineup that includes a Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger, including a 707-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat and a Charger SRT Hellcat, a quickest, fastest and many absolute sedan in a world.
 
About Mopar
Mopar (a elementary contraction of a difference MOtor and PARts) is a service, tools and customer-care code for FCA vehicles around a globe. Born in 1937 as a name of a line of antifreeze products, a Mopar code has developed over some-more than 80 years to paint both finish caring and authentic opening for owners and enthusiasts worldwide.

Mopar done a symbol in a 1960s during a muscle-car era, with Mopar Performance Parts to raise speed and doing for both highway and racing use, and stretched to embody technical use and patron support. Today, a Mopar brand’s tellurian strech distributes some-more than 500,000 tools and accessories in over 150 markets around a world. With some-more than 50 tools placement centers and 25 patron hit centers globally, Mopar integrates service, tools and customer-care operations in sequence to raise patron and play support worldwide.

Mopar is a source for genuine tools and accessories for all FCA US LLC automobile brands. Mopar tools are engineered together with a same teams that emanate factory-authorized specifications for FCA vehicles, charity a approach tie that no other aftermarket tools association can provide. Complete information on a Mopar code is accessible at www.mopar.com.