Wilson Winners' Update


Written by Moore Good Ink

Cameron CobleSunday, Oct 12, 2008: Cameron Coble not only won the NMCA Xtreme Street race at Memphis, TN, this past weekend but also claimed the Xtreme Street Championship for 2008 and lowered the track record to 7.85 @ 176 mph.  Driving his 2004 Mustang, this is Coble’s second Extreme Street championship win and third consecutive championship win for NPF.  The 41 year old Coble succeeded with an NPF single-stage direct-port nitrous kit. In common with Cameron Coble, runner-up Danny Shemwell also runs an NPF single-stage direct-port nitrous system.

Jeff KnoxSunday, Oct 12, 2008: NPF (Nitrous Pro Flow) runner Jeff Knox won the NMCA Tremec True Street events at Bowling Green, Atlanta, and Memphis and in so doing seized the 2008 championship.  At all three venues, Knox set track records.  His Nova runs an NPF single-stage direct port, single-stage plate with 15 lb NPF bottles and an NPF 2-stage nitrous controller. His was the first true street car to run in the 7-second zone.

John UristSunday, Oct 12, 2008: John Urist claimed his third consecutive NMCA Super Street Outlaw championship (his fourth championship wins overall).  Urist, on the recommendation of his engine builder Jim Kuntz, has used a Wilson throttle body, elbow, intake manifold, and fuel rails during his remarkable three-year winning spree.

Spiro Pappas

Sunday, Oct 12, 2008: Using a Wilson throttle body and Billet elbow, Spiro Pappas won the 2008 NMCA Super Street championship, while the 2008 Hot Street championship winner, Charlie Booze, won with a Wilson competition-ported intake manifold.  Click image for a bigger view of Wilson throttle body and elbow.

Tyree Smith of Ty-tech Performance is the engine builder for Cameron Coble, Danny Shemwell, and Jeff Knox. Tytech uses only NPF nitrous plates or direct-port injection

Friday, Oct 3, 2008: Michigan native John Powers, a senior gear manufacturing engineer at GM Powertrain, won the last Quick 8 race of the year at Milan Dragway.  In doing so, he jumped from third to first in points and won the 2008 Heads-up series sponsored by Aeroquip Performance.

Powers explained, “In qualifying, we ran two identical times of 6.91@ 200 mph, placing us second. Then, we picked up with a .029 sec (RT) and a 6.89 in the first round to put me in the semi-finals.  The temps went down to 37 degrees F, and we got down the track better than the competition with a 6.95 to put us in the finals.  I sealed the deal with an on-and-off the throttle 7.21 in the final to capture my first win of the year.  By doing so, I won the Series championship with that round win. I’d like to thank Wilson Manifolds, Milan Dragway, Ypsilanti Design & Fabrication, Aeroquip Performance Products, my crew, my friends & family, and my fellow competitors for making this such an exciting season for our team.”

John Powers has been a loyal customer of Ram Clutches for fifteen years.

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