Jan Vanderpool Takes the NMCA West win at Las Vegas Speedway.
Steve Cox Takes Runner up position at Las Vegas Speedway during 2014 NMCA West Drag Racing Event.
The Hedman Headers Nostalgic Street Car Class lit up the Las Vegas Motor Speedway strip on September 5th – 7th,2014. The competition was stiff and the already blistering blacktop served as excellent proving grounds for the amazing rides of the Hedman class.
After a fierce round of qualifying, the drivers prepped their cars and buckled up for eliminations. Class veterans such as Steve Cox and Mike Nordahl put on an excellent show through the elimination rounds, but it was Jan Vanderpool and his Mustang that would leave Las Vegas victorious with the Wally. The final event of the NMCA West season takes place at Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, CA October 24-26, 2014, and four racers are still in the hunt for Hedman Hedders’ coveted Nostalgia Street Car Class Championship Trophy and Ring.
The NMCA West’s third race of the season brought thunderous racing action to Fontana’s Auto Club Dragway this past weekend. The Hedman Headers Nostalgic Street Car Class saw an exciting group of 17 drivers make the cut for Sunday’s eliminations. After battling it out for qualifying spots, Matt Loutsenhizer and his Ford would take the number one seed heading into round one.
The second race of the 2014 NMCA West season was a heck of a show, drawing large crowds to a special and rare outing at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona this past weekend. The Hedman Hedders Nostalgia Street Car class saw an action packed group of 33 drivers make the cut for Sunday’s eliminations with Kale Mallory snagging the number one spot after he battled his way to the top during an intense round of qualifying. Read the rest of this entry →
The second race of the National Muscle Car Association’s NMCA West series drew hundreds of racers and muscle car fans to the historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, CA. Always the favorite venue of the season, the weekend was packed with full-throttle racing action and more than a few upsets. The Hedman Hedders Nostalgia Street Car class was once again one of the largest classes of the event, with 41 cars making the grid for the start of elimination racing on Sunday morning. Though the field was packed with seasoned veterans like Mike Nordahl (who won 3 Wallys in a single event last year), Ron De Hoop, Steve Cox, and Frank Coscarelli, stiff competition and some very determined racers would see many of these icons fall. Read the rest of this entry →
The National Muscle Car Association’s NMCA West series returned for its third race of the season and was held at the SpeedWorld Drag Strip in Phoenix, Arizona September 21-23 2012. After Saturday’s qualifying session, Mike Nordahl was the top qualifier in the Hedman Hedders Nostalgia Street Car class, by far the largest class of the weekend. Sunday’s eliminations brought five grueling rounds that included one major upset. Read the rest of this entry →
Mike Nordahl vs. Steve Cox in the Final Round of the Hedman Hedders Nostalgia Street Car Class at the NMCA West – West Coast Shootout 2012
The National Muscle Car Association’s NMCA West series held its 2nd Annual West Coast Shootout at the Historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona on Aug. 17-19, 2012. With air temperatures over 100-degrees and track temperatures pushing 140+ degrees, the 64 top competitors in the Hedman Hedders Nostalgia Street Car Class moved on from Saturday’s two qualifying rounds to a grueling seven-round elimination on Sunday. Learning a new meaning to the term “hot lapping,” Mike Nordahl of Fontana, Calif. drove his 1964 Chevy II into the Winner’s Circle. Read the rest of this entry →