Glen Vardy stepping up his effort for 2015 drag racing season

Vardy1Plans include continuing with his Quick 32 Sportsman Series Top Dragster, a Top Fueler ride, plus fielding a Top Sled entry in the PBSS with Colleen Cook

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO (January 26, 2015) – Glen Vardy is going to be one busy racer this season.

The Burlington Ontario resident, who has competed in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series for the past five years, is planning to ramp up his racing for the 2015 season.

Not only does Vardy plan to continue racing his Top Dragster in the series, he plans on getting into the ultimate in drag racing, a Top Fueler.

Vardy2And if that’s not enough, he will be heading up an effort for girl friend Colleen Cook to compete in the Pro Bike & Sled Series, and spend time with his son Gavin who will enter his rookie year in Junior Dragster.

Quick 32 Sportsman Series and PBSS announce 2015 schedule

Q32-logoNew season prepares to get underway for established drag racing series

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (January 16, 2015) – The Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Pro Bike & Sled Series announced schedules today for their upcoming 2015 drag racing seasons.

Comprised of Top Dragster and Top Sportsman cars running 7.95 seconds and quicker in the quarter-mile, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series will enter into its seventh year of competition, while the Pro Bikes and Pro Sleds of the PBSS, presented by Wiseco Performance Products, will start their fifth year.

Presently five events are scheduled for both groups, starting May 15-17 at the Grand Bend Motorplex in Grand Bend, Ontario.

pbss_logoThe teams will return to the Grand Bend Motorplex June 12-14 for a weekend double-header featuring two separate qualifying and elimination sessions. Another double-header weekend July 31 – August 2 will take place at Empire Dragway in Leicester, New York.

Night of Champions honors drag racing teams in the PMRA, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the PBSS

PMRA-10th-logo-250pxBURLINGTON, ONTARIO (November 8, 2014) – The 10th annual Night of Champions was held at the Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, Ontario to honor the winners in the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series.

Teams from all three drag race series were on hand to accept their awards for the final event of the 2014 season. The PMRA has now celebrated its 10th season of operation, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, presented by NAPA Auto Parts, its sixth season, and the PBSS, presented by Wiseco Performance Products, its fourth season.

The night included talks from several drag racing and media personalities, along with the naming of two new champions. On hand were several Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame Inducted members, including Bob Slack, Norris McDonald, editor of the Toronto Star Wheels, and Bruce Mehlenbacher, who is not only Director of Operations for all three series, but was inducted into the CMHF several years ago along with his family. John Waldie was also on hand and spoke to the audience about his involvement in the sport.

The Quick 32 Sportsman Series Countdown to the 2014 Championship

about8Jon Schmid – Champion

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (November 6, 2014)– The first-year entry of Jon Schmid dominated the 2014 Quick 32 Sportsman Series with the Top Sportsman driver winning the Championship Point Award Series in fine fashion.

This was the sixth year of competition in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, presented by NAPA Auto Parts.

Driving his 2006 Pontiac GTO-bodied car, Schmid, from Orchard Park, New York, did not race in the season opener at Grand Bend, but took runner-up in the next event at US 131 Motorsports Park at Martin, Michigan.

He went rounds and not only won the Top Sportsman side, but took the event win over Top Dragster driver Buddy Forrest of Rochester, New York at the next event at Empire Dragway. Schmid drove to a semi-final finish for the next race, held at the Grand Bend Motorplex, and then for the season closer at Grand Bend, won the Top Sportsman side, losing the event final to Top Dragster driver Mike Everitt of Stratford, Ontario.

ACDC Tribute band featured at upcoming Night of Champions Banquet

ACDCPMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and PBSS drag racers and teams to be honored at annual presentation

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (November 7, 2014) – This year’s “Night of Champions” Championship Point Award Series Banquet for the Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), the Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS) will feature the popular ACDC ROCKS for entertainment.

The banquet is to be held at the Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre in Burlington, Ontario on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

As a tribute band, ACDC ROCKS emulates the pure essence, power, and electricity of what an AC/DC show is all about and has proven to audiences time and time again that you can’t stop rock ‘n roll! ACDC ROCKS performs the best of AC/DC from the early roots of the band’s Australian club circuit days, to the superstar worldwide status of its present hits. Complete with a full stage performance, just as if Angus Young and the boys were rocking before your very eyes.