The NMCA Flowmaster Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce
the Ford Racing Cobra Jet Showdown Presented by Diversified Products
Marketing, a special event to be run in conjunction with the 7th Annual JE
Pistons NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk,
Ohio, August 23-25, 2013.
All 2008-2014 Cobra Jet owners are invited to participate at the Showdown.
The Cobra Jets will be showcased in three no breakout Eliminators; two
heads-up classes and a competition Index (CIC) class:
CJ-TS (Top Stock): Stocker trim Cobra Jets utilizing the 2.3-liter or 2.9-liter
supercharger or 427/428cid naturally aspirated engines.
SS-CJ (Super Stock): 4.0-liter supercharged Cobra Jetís in SS trim.
CJ-CIC (Competition Index): A separate class, where Cobra Jet racers not
competing in either of the heads-up classes can race against each other at
the Showdown for a cash purse.
CJ-TS and SS-CJ will run modified NHRA Stock and Super Stock rules,
King of the Cobra Jets: Heads-up class winners will race each other with a
handicapped start based on their quickest time, with no breakout, to
crown the 2013 King of the Cobra Jets.
All prize money courtesy of Ford Racing and Diversified Products Marketing.
"Since 2011 the Cobra Jet Showdown has been a huge success and we are
happy to have the opportunity with NMCA to bring even more Cobra Jet
owners together for 2013. The Cobra Jet Showdown gives all owners the
opportunity to experience their Cobra Jets and interact with the community of
fellow owners and Ford Racing staff," said Jesse Kershaw, Drag Racing
Competition Manager, Ford Racing Performance Group. "It's a unique
opportunity that all Cobra Jet owners should participate in and an excellent
show for all fans of production based racing.Ē
All 3 Cobra Jet Showdown classes will qualify on Friday, and run on a
Sportsman ladder with a .500 full tree for Saturday eliminations. The Top
Stock and Super Stock CJ classes will each feature a $2,150 purse and the
overall winner of the Showdown (King of the Cobra Jets) will receive an
additional $1,000. The Competition Index class will pay $1,000 to win and
$500 to runner-up. The race is scheduled to be completed on Saturday,
August 24th, so competitors can travel on Sunday to Indy to get in line
for the NHRA U.S. Nationals.
To reserve parking or for rules questions please contact Gene Bergstrom with
NMCA at (714) 460-3813 or by e-mail at