27th Annual Ford Fever Classic

October 8, 2020

   Story courtesy of:  MDIR


The 27th annual Ford Fever Classic presented by the Mid-Atlantic Ford Dealers is one of the largest all Ford events in the DMV. This year, the Ford Fever Classic brings plenty of heads-up action. MPC Real Street, No Clock Small Block, and List VS List all join the Ford Vs the World categories. MPC Real Street makes their return to MDIR after the Atomizer Racing Injector Door Wars in August. Freddy Harding currently holds the points lead over multi-time MPC Real Street Champion Mike Barry. “Shiftin” Shane Stymiest, Justin Reggio, and Jack Williamson are hot on Harding’s heels as they head into their season finale at the Ford Fever Classic. No Clock Small Block will be bringing some No Time action to MDIR on Saturday with their Nitrous aided machines. The Ray's Siding No Clock Street List racers will be taking on the RVA List from Richmond, and other local list racers at this year’s event. Can the NCS racers defend the home turf again? Plus, don’t forget the Open Comp Super Stang class.

Along with the heads-up racing, the Ford Fever Classic presented by the Mid-Atlantic Ford Dealers brings racing for ET Racers. Top ET and Three Mules Welding Supplies Mod ET will be racing on the 1/8th mile. American High Performance Street ET and Stick ET will both be racing on the 1/4 mile. Don’t forget the car show, Swap Meet, and more.

Friday night will be an open Test and Tune open to all racers. All our regular Friday night Test and Tune participants are welcome to join along with all the racers for the Ford Fever Classic. $25 for normal Test and Tune, $35 for N/T Testing. Gates will open at 4pm with racer parking at tech going from 4pm – 10pm. Testing will run from 6pm-10pm.

On Saturday, gates will open at 9am with car show parking and registration going from 9am-1pm. Car show judging will be from 10am - 3pm. Time Runs for the ET program will start at 10am. Heads up and Open Comp qualifiers will be at 1pm and 3pm. ET Eliminations will start at 4pm along with car show awards. MPC Real Street and Super Stang will have an additional qualifier at 6pm. NCSB and List Vs List will start their eliminations at 6pm.

On Sunday, the gates will open at 9am. There will be one ET Time run at 10am. There will be one final Qualifying session for MPC Real Street and Super Stang at 11am. ET Eliminations will begin at noon with MPC Real Street and Super Stang eliminations starting at 1pm.

3 day crew admission is $50, 2 day is $40, 1 day is $20. Juniors 12-15 are $10 per day, kids 6-11 are $5 per day children 5 and under are free. Pit parking is $10, weekend Pit-side RV Parking is $40, Tailgate Lot is $10 plus admission.

Click HERE to go to the Ford Fever Classic presented by the Mid-Atlantic Ford Dealers event page to review all racer entry fees. All cars racing in the Ford Fever Classic or entering in the Judged Car Show must be Ford powered or Ford bodied. Ford vs The World classes and Non-Judged Car Show participants are excluded.




• Events will be open to participants, their family and crew only, with a maximum of 10 people total (including driver) on any race team.

• No spectators will be permitted. Crew and family must enter with the participant or leave names at the gate for a late-arriving family or crew member.

• All race trailers, both open and enclosed, must be parked in every-other 12’ pit space. That way, a trailer is taking up one 12’ space and there is an empty 12’ space for race vehicle, family and crew beside it. No trailers can be parked side-by-side. This will help ensure social distancing.

• All additional vehicles that come into the pits must park in front of the race car in your pit area or in the Pitside parking lot… NO EXCEPTIONS.

• All staff and participants will be wearing masks in any indoor structures, restrooms, tower, etc. and outdoors anywhere proper social distancing is not achievable. Masks will not be required outdoors with proper social distancing, but they are recommended.

• Hand washing/sanitizing must be done on a regular basis.

• The tower will have restricted access and will be limited to essential staff only.

• The crews will be limited on the starting line and front of the staging lanes, with social distancing extremely enforced. Our security staff and starting line staff will closely monitor this area to prevent unauthorized gathering.

• When not racing, racers are to abide by social distancing requirements. Racers and crew members will be required to stay within their own pit areas when not racing.

• Each group must have adequate PPE for each crew member and must wear masks when required. All groups will be required to acquire their own PPE and bring it with them to the track.

• Our restrooms are equipped with hands free fixtures. Restrooms will be cleaned, stocked and sanitized throughout the day or evening. All Pitside portlets will be moved and taken out of service.

• Concessions will be open, and lines will be marked for proper social distancing. Concession stand will follow all guidelines in place for local food service businesses. We will be open with a limited menu of food items that must be consumed within your pit area or in the grandstands with proper social distancing but not in front of our concession area.