Event Preview: 18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem

NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem is coming to Bradenton Motorsports Park March 5-8 and it’s bringing all the stars of the series to the state of Florida. There’s going to be a wide variety of cars and classes on the property during this event so you won’t want to miss any of the action. SpeedVideo will have all the racing live from the start of qualifying to the end of eliminations RIGHT HERE.

Each year the NMCA opens its season in the southern United States, so that means racers from all over get to come enjoy some sunshine and racing fun. Muscle Car Mayhem gives the teams a chance to see how much performance their offseason improvements will produce, plus fans will get a chance to see three days of great NMCA racing action.

If you have a street car, Muscle Car Mayhem has plenty of opportunities for you to race on the national event stage at Bradenton Motorsports Park. The True Street class will be open to any year, make, and model of car with any powerplant, so you know it will be packed with a variety of interesting rides. The HEMI Shootout is back for Gen III HEMI-powered vehicles, and the Chevrolet Street Car Challenge is open to any LS or LT-powered GM vehicles.

Heads-up racing will be featured at this event with Xtreme Pro Mod, Factory Super Cars, Xtreme Street, NA 10.5, Chevrolet Performance Stock, and Nitrous Pro Street classes all ready to race. Fans will also get to see the Stock/Super Stock Combo, Nostalgia Super Stock, Nostalgia Muscle Car, Open Comp, and bracket racing classes in action as well.

The NMCA is bringing you tons of doorslammer racing with Muscle Car Mayhem, so don’t miss any of the action from Bradenton Motorsports Park March 5-8. SpeedVideo will be live all weekend long RIGHT HERE thanks to COMP Cams, ProCharger, Late Model Engines, and Flying A Motorsports.

Official Event Name:    18th Annual NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem

Event Dates:                      March 5-8, 2020

City:                                   Bradenton, Florida

Track Name:                      Bradenton Motorsports Park

Track Website:                  http://www.bradentonmotorsports.com/

Track Phone Number:      941-748-1320

Tickets:               All ticket sales will be made at the gate on the dates of the event

Prices:                  One day adult spectator ticket $25, Saturday and Sunday $45

Friday through Sunday $70, Thursday through Sunday $95

Children 12 and under are free, free parking

Live Stream:  The SpeedVideo.com live stream brought to you by COMP Cams, ProCharger, Late Model Engines, and Flying A Motorsports.

Click Here For The Live Stream Event Page

Live Stream Schedule:

Friday – LIVE at 9:00am EST –  6:00am PST

Saturday  LIVE at 8:30am  EST –  5:30am PST

Sunday LIVE at 8:45am EST – 5:45am PST

Classes Being Contested:

  • Xtreme Pro Mod
  • Nitrous Pro Street
  • Xtreme Street
  • NA 10.5
  • Factory Super Cars
  • Chevrolet Performance Stock
  • S3 Stock/Super Stock Combo
  • Nostalgia Super Stock
  • Nostalgia Muscle Car
  • Open Comp
  • True Street
  • Bracket Racing

Schedule: All Times Are East Coast Time (EST)

Friday: March 6th
Gates Open 8:00am
Parking/Registration/Tech 8:00am-5:00pm
Test & Tune – Index Classes (OC, NMC, NSS, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM) 9:00am
Test & Tune – Heads Up Classes (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS) 10:00am
True Street, Hemi Shootout, Chevy Street Car Challenge & Bracket Time Trials
Test & Tune – Index Classes (OC, NSS, NMC, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM) 12:30pm
Test & Tune – Heads Up Classes (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS) 2:00pm
NMCA Index Class Qualifying #1 (OC, NSS, NMC, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM) 4:00pm
True Street, Hemi Shootout, Chevy Street Car Challenge Time Trials & Bracket Dial in for $
NMCA Heads Up Qualifying #1 (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS) 5:30pm
Gate Closes / Stacking Opens 6:00pm
Secure Track 7:00pm
Saturday: March 7th
Gates Open – Racer, Car Show, & Registration Opens 8:00am
NMCA Index Class Qualifying #2 (OC, NSS, NMC, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM)
True Street, Hemi Shootout, and Chevy Street Car Challenge, & Bracket Time Trial
8:30am
Brant Arnold & Malcolm Storey – Fastest Cars in the Dirty South Appearance 9:00am-5:00pm
NMCA Heads Up Qualifying #2 (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS)
Bracket Eliminations Rd #1
11:00am
NMCA Index Qualifying #3 (OC, NSS, NMC, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM)
True Street, Hemi Shootout, and Chevy Street Car Challenge Rd #1
Bracket Eliminations Rd #2
1:30pm
True Street Meeting & Cruise 3:00pm
NMCA Heads-Up Qualifying #3 (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS) 3:30pm
Car Show Awards Presentations 4:00pm
True Street Eliminations
True Street, Hemi Shootout, and Chevy Street Car Challenge Rd #2
Bracket Eliminations Rd #3
Hemi Shootout, and Chevy Street Car Challenge Final
Complete Bracket Eliminations
5:00pm
Gate Closes 6:00pm
Secure Track 8:00pm
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME CHANGE-ROLL CLOCKS FORWARD 1 HOUR
Sunday: March 8th
Gates Open 8:00am
Chapel Service 8:00am
NMCA INDEX Class Eliminations Rd #1 (OC, NSS, NMC, S/SS, CPS, SK, RUM)
HEMI Quick 8 Eliminations
Bracket Time Trial
8:45am
NMCA Heads-Up Eliminations (PM, FSC, NA, NPS, XS)
Bracket Eliminations
11:00am
Car Show Awards Presentations 3:30pm
Final Round Eliminations
Aerospace Components Winners Circle Celebration
4:30pm
Secure Track 6:00pm

About the author

Brian Wagner

Spending his childhood at different race tracks around Ohio with his family’s 1967 Nova, Brian developed a true love for drag racing. When Brian is not writing, you can find him at the track as a crew chief, doing freelance photography, or beating on his nitrous-fed 2000 Trans Am.
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