Tag Archives: Gotta Have It Race
Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 by Matt.
After a long winter, spring has finally arrived and everyone on the Gotta Have Builds team was excited to finally be able to get Gotta Have It Race down to the track for some much needed quarter mile therapy. On Saturday, April 20, JLP Performance’s Ford Shootout became the first drag racing event of the year. [...]
Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 by Matt.
If you remember, CJ Pony Parts’ Gotta Have It Race 2013 Mustang GT reached 11.05 in it’s last race of the 2012 season, which means it is required to have a major safety upgrade for the 2013 NMRA racing season: A Roll Bar. NHRA & NMRA rules require roll bars in any car going faster [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
Despite the assertion that Gotta Have It Race was done for the year, Bill and the Gotta Have Builds team were determined to see if it had a little more in it and could hit the 11.20s, if everything could go just right. Bill and Steve headed to chilly Cecil County Dragway on Saturday morning, [...]
Posted on 16. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
One week ago, we posed the question “How Fast will Gotta Have It Race run at the ABM Nats?” and received a huge response from our followers on Facebook and Google Plus on what MPH Gotta Have It Race would hit during one of its last times out for the 2012 race season. Our last blog shared [...]
Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
Give your Mustang a fresh, new look with the 4″ Shorty Antenna from Scott Drake! While the 2010-2013 Mustang’s factory antenna works perfectly on your radio, Scott Drake offers a 4″ Shorty Antenna that looks much more stylish than the factory version for a very reasonable price with the exact same performance, giving you no [...]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
The Gotta Have Builds team has learned a lot about Gotta Have It Race during the last few outings and feels they are headed in the right direction, and ready for this weekend’s final race of the year! Before the 5.0 Shootout at Maryland International Raceway in late September, the team added a new Ford Racing [...]
Posted on 01. Nov, 2012 by Matt.
If your 2011-2013 Mustang is starting to hit the mid-11s on the drag strip, pay attention to this installation! The safety rules for NHRA require that any car that is running 11.49 or faster, or any car running slicks full time, have a drive shaft safety loop that will keep the drive shaft in the [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2012 by Matt.
Congratulations to our own Bill Tumas, who, with Gotta Have It Race, is featured as the cover article in the December 2012 issue of Race Pages! Race Pages is the official magazine of the NMRA Keystone Automotive Ford Nationals series, which is the series that the entire Gotta Have Builds team ran in this summer. Bill [...]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2012 by Matt.
As the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, the racing season is rapidly coming to a close. With this in mind, the Gotta Have Builds team wanted to make sure that they took Gotta Have It Race and Gotta Have It Street up to Beaver Springs at least one more time for some racing! [...]