One of the most beloved names in tired, Mickey Thompson, is set to return with the Street Outlaws this year. This is a category of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, and will be held at six event locations this year. Racers will go head-to-head on 275 radial tires, and the action will be intense. Cars in this category include supercharged, turbocharged, and nitrous car that run in the 4-second range. Learn more in the official release from Mickey Thompson below.
Mickey Thompson Tires Street Outlaw Returns Full-Time to NMCA in 2021
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce the Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels Street Outlaw category will be contested at all six national events in 2021. The fast-paced 275 Radial category joins five other heads-up eliminators to create one of the most diverse championship line-ups in drag racing.
“Mickey Thompson Tires Street Outlaw racers always bring great competition to the NMCA events and we are happy to host them at all six stops in 2021,” said Rollie Miller, General Manager and National Event Director. “Several big name racers approached us over the winter about bringing the category back full-time and compete for the prestigious NMCA title in 2021. We listened and worked with Mickey Thompson Tires to make it happen for this year.”
The category offers compelling competition with supercharged, turbocharged, and nitrous-enhanced entries that run deep into the 4-second zone on a pair of 275/60R15 radial tires. The Mickey Thompson Tires Street Outlaw class mimics the popular X275 Radial eliminator. The NMCA begins March 18-21, 2021 at Bradenton Motorsports Park with the NMCA Muscle Mayhem Presented by Holbrook Racing Engines.
“We’ve been a leader in the 275 Radial market since the start of it and we are proud to bring Street Outlaw to the racers and fans at the NMCA,” said Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager at Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels
The Mickey Thompson Tires Street Outlaw begins March 18-21 at Bradenton Motorsports Park during the NMCA Muscle Car Mayhem. The tour then moves north of Atlanta for the massive Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals Presented by MAHLE Motorsports April 8-11. There’s big action May 13-16 at the Gateway to the West when the NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by HPJ Performance takes place at World Wide Technology Raceway. Following a brief mid-season break is the NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by Force Engineering at US 131 Motorsports Park July 22-25, which became a regular tour stop after last year’s wildly successful event. Summit Motorsports Park is back on the schedule in 2021 hosting the prestigious NMCA All-American Nationals August 26-29. The season concludes once again at Lucas Oil Raceway September 23-26, which located just outside of Indianapolis with the NMCA World Street Finals Presented by Chevrolet Performance.
The NMCA Drag Racing Series is the second largest drag racing sanctioning body and is known as “The World’s Fastest Street Cars.” Supported by top engine and chassis builders from around the country, Xtreme Pro Mod is the ultimate door-slammer class that features heads-up Nitrous vs. Turbo vs. Blower big-tire action. VP Racing Fuels Xtreme Pro Mod is part of NMCA’s heads-up lineup that includes ARP Nitrous Pro Street, Edelbrock Xtreme Street, Holley EFI Factory Super Cars, FST Carburetors N/A 10.5, Chevrolet Performance Stock, TorqStorm Superchargers True Street and other power-infused categories. For more information about the NMCA Drag Racing Series, visit www.NMCAdigital.com
About Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels
Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit www.mickeythompsontires.com. Connect on Facebook and Instagram.
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