2022 Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival and NMRA World Finals Presented By eBay Motors: Results And Awards


2022 Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival and NMRA World Finals Presented By eBay Motors: Results And Awards


When Holley's Intergalactic Ford Festival joined onto the NMRA World Finals race event at the end of their season, magic happened. The NMRA's drag racing and show car program has been established for years, so when Holley brought in a ton of other events to add to the fun, spectators celebrated and racers flocked in. Whether you were combing through the swap meet for parts, carving through the corners on the autocross course, sending your dying tires off to heaven in one final screaming burnout, or were flying off of a jump in the off-road course, Ford Festival has turned the NMRA's championship race of the season into a Blue Oval celebration. Thanks to everyone, racers and spectators alike, for making this year's Ford Festival a great one!

Whipple Superchargers NMRA World Finals Presented By Competition Clutch

Edelbrock Renegade

  • Winner - Shawn Pevlor
  • Runner-up - Joel Greathouse

FF2022 Limited Street Winner Del Holbrook

JDM Engineering Limited Street Tire

  • Winner - Del Holbrook
  • Runner-Up - Samantha Moore

G-Force Engineering Coyote Stock

  • Winner - Charlie Booze, Jr.
  • Runner-Up - Ed Bennett

FF2022 Factory Stock winner Mark Anderson

Richmond Gear Factory Stock

  • Winner - Mark Anderson
  • Runner-Up - Mike Bowen

FF2022 Modular Muscle winner Shane Williams

Exedy Clutch Modular Muscle

  • Winner - Shane Williams
  • Runner-Up - Lee Blankenship

FF2022 Open Comp winner Mel White

ARP Open Comp

  • Winner - Mel White
  • Runner-Up - Gordon Harlow

FF2022 Super Stang winner Brian Keiser

HP Tuners Super Stang

  • Winner - Brian Keiser
  • Runner-Up - Anthony Jager

Fastest Street Car Magazine Ford Muscle

  • Winner - Mel White
  • Runner-Up - Gordon Harlow

FF2022 truck winner Mike Roup

Detroit Locker Truck and Lightning

  • Winner - Mike Roup
  • Runner-Up - Johnny Lightning

FF2022 8.6 Winner Randy Thomas

Suncoast Performance 8.60

  • Winner - Randy Thomas
  • Runner-Up - Matt Ballard

FF2022 KOTS winner Donato Sierchio

Circle D King of the Street

  • Winner - Donato Sierchio
  • Runner-Up - Michael Jovanis

Race Pages Digital Bracket

  • Winner - Steve O'Neal
  • Runner-Up - Tom Crowley

FF2022 Stick Shift Shootout winner Skyler Hardy

Tremec Stick Shift Shootout

  • Winner - Skyler Hardy
  • Runner-Up - Mike Niehaus

Mustang Hub Magazine Grand Champion Competition

Grand Champion Vintage -Folkstad

Grand Champion - Vintage

  • Preston Folkstad

Grand Champion Late Model - Peachey

Grand Champion - Late Model

  • Justin Peachey

Grand Champion Truck - Ekberg

Grand Champion - Truck

  • Lars Ekberg

FF2022 Optima Invite and Spirit of the Event

Spirit of the Event and Optima Invite Winner:

  • Lars Ekberg

Hurst and Grassroots Motorsports Autocross

FF2022 AutoX First Place

First Place

  • Mike Gallagher

FF2022 AutoX Second Place

Second Place

  • Sam Strano

FF2022 AutoX Third Place

Third Place

  • Justin Peachey

MSD and Pro-Touring.com 3S Challenge

FF2022 3S Challenge First Place

First Place

  • Jeff Cox

FF2022 3S Second Place

Second Place

  • Mike Gallagher

FF2022 3S Challenge

Third Place

  • Justin Peachey

The Ford Festival 50

FF2022 CV Track Winner

Winner - Chuckie Balmer

FF2022 Ford 50 Runner Up

Runner-Up - Chris Workman (-0.476 seconds)

Torqstorm and MotorLife Burnout Challenge

FF2022 Burnout Winner Solomon Lunger

Winner - Solomon Lunger, 1978 Ford F-150 Ranger: "#1 With A Bang" couldn't be any more appropriate of a statement. Solomon was eager to bring "Snickers" onto the burnout pad and put the Mast Motorsports-built 7.3L Godzilla V8 to use. The engine roared but would shut off every time the rear swung around too hard. But what everybody will remember is the way the right-rear tire called it quits. The crowd wanted to see a tire pop, but nobody could've predicted seeing the inner bed wall break free, swing upward and smack the top of the cab!

FF2022 Burnout Runner Up - Lincoln Limo

Runner-Up: Kyle Delfel, 2005 Lincoln Town Car Limousine: Hail to the chief, baby! Nothing says "power flex" like a Lincoln limo with a power adder swinging the tail around like the pendulum on a grandfather clock. Seeing thirty-something feet worth of Lincoln hanging the back end out with the tires blazing while knocking over pretty much every boundary cone of the burnout box is something that has to be experienced in person. Burnout MC Chad Reynolds even hopped in the back for the ultimate VIP experience and was giving a play-by-play from the comfort of the back seat!

The NMRA Ford Nationals Car Show Series By UPR Products and Ford Muscle

FF2022 Car Show

The NMRA Ford Nationals Car Show Series gave judges a very unenviable task: walk through the fields of knockout show cars and pick class winners each day of the event. How do you pick winners when you can see over a century's worth of Ford products that are worthy of consideration? Not only do you have to choose between car and truck, but you have old and new to consider. And there is more than just Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury to contend with...there are brands like Edsel, De Tomaso, Shelby and AC to contend with, there are 100-point perfect restorations and some of the wildest builds to park up. But the judges made their calls, and the winners are listed below:

Show Results - Friday

Best Early MustangCatherine and Clyde Dunphy1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1
Best Modern MustangClinton Newsom2013 Shelby GT500
Best TruckDan Hart1979 Ford F-150
Best Full-Size CarAlex Patterson1949 Ford Station Wagon
Best MercuryJerry and Margaret Harris1969 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II
Best pre-1949 Street RodJason Ferguson1923 Ford "T-Bucket"
Best Pro StreetSteve Engberg1969 Ford Mustang
Best Open ClassBrothers Composites1972 Ford F-250
Fastest Street Car Magazine's PickBrian Hood1969 Ford Mustang

Show Results - Saturday

Best Early MustangCatherine and Clyde Dunphy1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1
Best Modern MustangBob Miller2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1
Best Street RodJason Ferguson1923 Ford "T-Bucket"
Best Late (1949-current) FordBrad Hughes1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
Best Ford TruckMike Camplin1970 Ford F-100
Best Traditional Hot RodAlex Patterson1949 Ford Station Wagon
Best Race Car/Pro StreetLisa Ferguson1965 AC Cobra
Director's Choice - ConservativeAsher McDaniel1969 Shelby GT500
Director's Choice - ModifiedJordon McDonald2019 Ford Mustang GT

Saturday Awards - Special Recognition

Tommy Wright1965 Ford Mustang
Christine Hartmann1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Rick Pierce1970 Ford Mustang Grande
Clinton Newsom2013 Shelby GT500
Jim Pennington1995 Ford Mustang GT
Melinda Pelham1990 Ford Mustang GT
Aaron Stiles1988 Saleen Mustang
Scott Dixon1993 Ford Mustang LX
Calvin Fann1993 Ford Mustang LX
Brian Hood1965 Ford Mustang 
Scott Thomas2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Brendan Sykes2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
Brandon Ashley2019 Ford F-150
Steve Engberg1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
Chris Humphrey2015 Ford Mustang GT
Derrick Harp1972 Ford Maverick
Tommy Elliott1965 Shelby GT350
Chris Glisson1977 Ford Mustang Cobra II
Aaron Russell1954 Ford F-100
Alex Sizemore2017 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Saturday Awards - Holley Pick

FF2022 Sat Car Show Holley Pick

Brad Hughes, 1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt

Show Results - Sunday

ClassOutstanding Achievement VehicleWinnerVehicle
Mustang, 1964-1970Catherine and Clyde Dunphy1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1Jason Johnson1967 Shelby Mustang GT500 "Eleanor"
Mustang, 1971-1978Chris Glisson1977 Ford Mustang Cobra IIRon Starr1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1
Mustang, 1979-1993Brad Carroll1993 Ford MustangClinton Newsom1989 Ford Mustang LX
Mustang, 1994-1998Ron Page1994 Ford Mustang GTJim Pennington1995 Ford Mustang GT
Mustang, 1999-2004Bob Moller2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1Kelly Eaton1999 Ford Mustang GT
Mustang, 2005-2014Mark Bryan2012 Ford Mustang GTChris Williford2006 Ford Mustang GT
Mustang, 2015-currentLee Parnell2018 Ford Mustang Lisa Miller2015 Ford Mustang
SVT and Cobra MustangJohnathan Sampson2009 Shelby GT500Clinton Newsom2013 Shelby GT500
Roush, Saleen and Steeda MustangMilton Strothe2019 RTR Stage IIAustin Thomas2017 Roush Stage 3
Shelby and BossDan Thomas2021 Shelby GT500 Asher McDaniel1969 Shelby GT500
Comet, Cougar and CapriJerry LaCoss1973 Ford CapriPatrick Wihlon1983 Mercury Capri 
Falcon, Fairlane, and MaverickDerrick Harp1972 Ford Maverick
Traditional Hot RodAllen Martinson1953.5 Custom LineBrad Hugus1964 Ford Fairlane
Ford Full-Size Cars (all years)Jennifer Akins1971 Mercury CycloneJosh Fleekerstein2007 Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Full-Size Truck (all years)Thresa Williford2015 Ford F-150Jason Johnson1967 Ford F-100
Bronco, 1966-1980Robert LaFata1978 Ford Bronco
Bronco, 1981-1996Kiegan Wilbur1995 Ford Bronco
Bronco, 2021-currentLindsey Haynes2022 Ford BroncoDustin Crutchfield2021 Ford Bronco
Ford LightningChris Ackerson2004 Ford SVT LightningJim Biller2020 Ford F-150 Lightning Tribute
Race Car/Pro Street ModifiedJason Johnson1971 De Tomaso PanteraGeorge and Carolyn Detty1964 Ford Falcon
Compact FordJames Sims1974 Ford Pinto
Best EngineRon Page1994 Ford Mustang GT
Best InteriorBrian Hood1965 Ford Mustang
Best Body and PaintTommy Wright1965 Ford Mustang

Sunday Awards - BEST OF SHOW

FF2022 Best Of Show

Steve Engberg, 1969 Ford Mustang

Indy Power Products Dyno Challenge


FF2022 Dyno PA First

First Place

  • Christian Canfield, 2012 Ford Mustang. 1003 horsepower, 5.0L Coyote and turbocharger

FF2022 Dyno PA Second

Second Place

  • Nathan Dodd, 2020 Ford Mustang GT. 817 horsepower, 5.0L Coyote and supercharger

FF2022 Dyno PA Third

Third Place

  • Preston Mabry, Shelby GT500. 771 Horsepower, 5.2L Predator (supercharged)

Naturally Aspirated:

FF2022 Dyno NA First

First Place

  • Chrissy White, 460 horsepower, 5.0L Coyote

FF2022 Dyno Second Place

Second Place

  • Michael Fortenberry, 2018 Ford Mustang GT. 455 horsepower, 5.0L Coyote

FF2022 Dyno NA Third

Third Place

  • Alex Sizemore, 2017 Shelby GT350. 453 horsepower, 5.2L Voodoo

Retro Meet VI

Retro Meet VI Burnout Contest Winner

Burnout Contest Winner:

  • Slate White, 1980 Ford Fairmont

Retro Meet VI Retro Car Winner

Most Retro Vehicle:

  • Kami Woody, 1991 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Costume Champion:

  • Tristan Sharp, Hooters/Ford Motorsports outfit


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