John Gilbert Staff Editor
February 24, 2016

If anyone can read between the lines, it’s a racer studying a rulebook, so suffice it to say that with all the wild and crazy lifestyle activities predictable at the Friday night Hooters kickoff party in celebration of the NMRA Spring Break Shootout, there is going to be some legal-type disclaimers. Take for instance this one, an insight into the wild lifestyle event fun that goes on in Florida at Spring Break where hot girls and even hotter cars all party at one big Hooters hangout.

Anyway, here goes the NMRA disclaimer: “The Friday night Hooters party is not sanctioned by the NMRA Ford Nationals. Street racing and burnout contests are not encouraged or condoned by the NMRA and are illegal.”

Just to cover our butts too, The Enthusiast Network, Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, and the Mustang 360 Network do not sanction any illegal activities either, including public semi-nudity, the exhibition of speed, or moronic behavior at the Friday night Hooters party. Burping and shrieks of excitement are allowed.

When the time comes, make sure you have a full tank of gas and get a good night’s sleep because things start cooking Friday morning when the staff of Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords plus the Mustang 360 Network will be cruising from the Tampa area down to Bradenton Motorsports Park on Friday, March 4, 2016. The Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords crew will be meeting up at the Ford’s Garage restaurant in Brandon at 10 a.m. Once parked, everyone will have a chance to get a closer look at all of the hot rides, to check in, and to get route information.

Next we will all step inside to grab an early lunch and check out Ford’s Garage, an excellent restaurant with great burgers with a sizeable selection of tasty American craft beers. Then right after lunch we all head out for Bradenton Motorsports Park, just an hour south, to catch the afternoon schedule of events at the NMRA Spring Break Shootout, including Cobra Jet Shootout qualifying and NMRA Heads Up qualifying. At the end of the day the plan is to head to Hooters of Bradenton (4908 14th St. West, Bradenton, FL 34207; 941-758-1175).