5TH Annual DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout Announced!
The NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationals, the #1 muscle car series the U.S., is pleased to announce
that the 5th Annual DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout will have a new home at Summit Motorsports
Park in Norwalk, OH, August 23-25, 2013. This NMCA event will feature all the cars and all the stars of the
NMCA series as well as the coolest modern HEMI race and show cars in the country. Late-Model HEMI
competitors join the NMCA’s already large base of muscle car racers and enthusiasts. Other exciting
features of this NMCA event include a huge car show, a giant manufacturers’ midway/swap meet and
a 300+ mph jet dragster!
The DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout is a special “event within an event” that features race &
car show classes specifically designed for modern HEMI-powered Chrysler and Dodge vehicles. Each year the
DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout attracts the fastest supercharged, turbocharged, nitrous-powered
and naturally aspirated late-model Challengers, Chargers, Magnums, 300s and Jeeps in the country to compete
on a national stage. This year the Modern Street HEMI Shootout Series will bring make this a points event
for their index class racers and will award appearance points for their heads-up racers. Other special
features of this event include an all-HEMI True Street class, racer contingencies, awards for the
fastest HEMIs, and a special competitor welcome party and free parts raffle.
Special Race Classes at the DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout:
DiabloSport HEMI Rumble Class: Index-style rules. Friday/Saturday time trials (3 passes) and Sunday eliminations.
HEMI Drag Pak cars permitted. HEMI Rumble competitors may compete in the Late-Model HEMI True Street
class on Saturday FREE of charge if vehicles meet True Street rules.
Winner: $1,000 + Contingency + Plaque
Runner-Up: $500 + Contingency + Plaque
Quarter Finalists: $75
The HEMI Rumble class will have contingency available from upwards of 50 manufacturers posting $150/win and $75/runner-up.
TREMEC Late-Model HEMI True Street Class
The Late-Model HEMI True Street class is designed for “true” street cars that are licensed, insured and capable
of making a 30-mile police escorted cruise! The class will be contested on the Saturday of the event (August 24th)
and each racer will run three back-to-back passes for an overall average E.T. Awards are given to the overall
fastest HEMI, runner up, and the closest averages to 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 seconds.
Winner: $250 Win + 6’ Trophy
Runner-Up: $100 + Plaque
Other Winners: $100+Plaque to 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 Second Winners
For Late-Model HEMI Rumble and Late-Model HEMI True Street class rules, please refer to
Diablosport Late-Model HEMI Shootout - Norwalk,
OH - August 23-25th, 2013 | NMCA - Part 1.
HHP Racing’s World’s Fastest HEMI Challenge:
HHP Racing will present special awards and cash to the world’s fastest late-model HEMI-powered competitors
– Challenger, Charger, Magnum, 300, and Truck/SUV (Drag Pak Challengers prohibited). There will also be an
awesome match race between the two overall fastest HEMIs at the end of the event.
Overall World's Fastest Late-Model HEMI (match race at the end of the event
between the 2 fastest
late-model HEMI's on the property):
Win: * $500 + Plaque
Runner-Up: * $250 + Plaque
World's Fastest HEMI Challenge Awards:
Fastest Challenger: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Charger: $200 + Plaque
Fastest 300: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Magnum: $200 + Plaque
Fastest Truck/SUV: $200 + Plaque
Mark Burkhardt Ambassador Award: A $100 NMCA Power Mall gift certificate and custom acrylic award will
be presented to one Late-Model HEMI Shootout participant in honor of Mark Burkhardt, a good friend of the
NMCA who passed away in 2009. The winner will be the person who the late-model HEMI community and
NMCA recognize as contributing the most to the growth and success of the Late-Model HEMI movement in 2013.
Special DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout Car Show:
The DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout features exciting car show classes for enthusiasts who want to
show off their awesome LX and LY Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles. There will be special awards given
away both days (Saturday and Sunday), courtesy of High Horse Performance.
Saturday Awards (plaques & custom acrylic award for Best of Show):
10 Late-Model HEMI Shootout Special Recognition Awards
Best V6 Chrysler
Best Open Chrysler
Best of Show Late-Model HEMI Shootout– Custom Acrylic Award
Sunday Awards (plaques & custom acrylic award for Best of Show:
10 Late-Model HEMI Shootout Special Recognition Awards
Best Body & Paint
Best of Show Late-Model HEMI Shootout – Custom Acrylic Award
Participant Party & Huge Free Parts Raffle for DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout Race & Show Competitors:
The NMCA is pleased to announce that there will once again be a special cocktail party and huge parts
raffle open to all DiabloSport Late-Model HEMI Shootout competitors and friends. The party will take
place on Friday, August 23, and will provide a fun opportunity for racers, show competitors, magazine editors
and sponsors to welcome each other to the event in a fun, friendly environment.
Location and times TBA.
For more information log on to Diablosport Late-Model HEMI Shootout - Norwalk, OH - August 23-25th, 2013 | NMCA - Part 1 or call 714-444-2426.
For specific questions please refer to the list below:
Race: Gene Bergstrom – 714-460-3813 or e-mail at [email protected].
Car Show: Ron Fetter - 949-254-5693 or e-mail at [email protected].
Vendor: Dave Farley – 949-784-9061or e-mail at [email protected].
Sponsorship: Brian Gwin – 714-444-2426 X120 or e-mail at [email protected].
Host Hotel: All American Inn & Suites in Norwalk, Ohio - (419) 663-1922.