BUFFALO, NY (March 3, 2014) – Melanie Simmons Salemi recently adorned the pages of one of Drag Racing’s most popular print and online magazines, Drag Illustrated (dragillustrated.com). Melanie was chosen as one of 2014’s hottest female Racers. That “Hot” is referring to both on and off the track! Melanie stated, “It’s a huge honor to be in this issue of Drag Illustrated.
To flip the pages and see all of the other female racers that I’m included with in this issue is just awesome. For one to be in the same light as them is an accomplishment and secondly to know that females in racing are really making a name for themselves on all levels of racing is a great factor as well. I’m just really fortunate to have the opportunities that I do. It’s a total win, win situation for my team and all of my marketing partners”.
JB Motorsport Insurance back with Safety Initiative Program for PMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and PBSS for upcoming 2014 drag racing season
CAYUGA, ONTARIO (March 6, 2014) – Canada’s insurance provider to the motorsports industry, JB Motorsport Insurance, will return this year with its Safety Initiative Program for the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series.
Offering a wide range of products specifically designed to protect motorsports associations, facilities, teams and special events, and as Canada’s only dedicated supplier of motorsports insurance products and services, Jones Brown provides the broadest coverage, exclusive risk management advice and the strongest negotiation available in motorsports.
“The safety of our drivers and teams is paramount when it comes to racing,” said Bruce Mehlenbacher, Director of Operations for the PMRA, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the PBSS. “`I know our teams feel safe and confident with the help and commitment of Jones Brown.”
PMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and PBSS welcomes return of NGK Spark Plug giant once again to support three drag race series for 2014
CAYUGA, ONTARIO (March 4, 2014) – One of the top spark plug manufacturers in the world has renewed it support with three popular drag racing series.
NGK Spark Plugs is back for 2014 with series support for the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series.
The most important engine manufacturers all over the world count on NGK’s consistent quality and reliability. Makers of spark plugs for virtually every automotive, motorcycle, marine and small engine applications, NGK has been a leader since it began in 1936. The company has extensive racing experience from around the world and is the most trusted name in spark plugs in the racing world. With involvement in Formula One, World Super Bike, Moto GP, World Rally Car and thousands of local race programs NGK has been firing championship engines around the world.
Also noted drag racers to take to the stage in Panel Discussion
TORONTO, ONTARIO (February 6, 2014) – Several types of drag racing will be on display this weekend (February 7-9) at the eighth annual Canadian Motorsports Expo, Canada’s largest venue related to motorsports.
Several teams that compete in the popular Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Pro Bike and Sled Series will be on hand at the CME with their race vehicles.
The Quick 32 Sportsman Series, presented by NAPA Auto Parts, will be represented by both the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes that comprise the series. From Buffalo, New York, Dan Flanigan will display his Top Sportsman 2013 Chevy Camaro. The NOCO Energy Corporation Camaro features a 680-cubic inch nitrous-injected engine underneath the swoopy G-Force Race Cars product.
PMRA enters its 10th year, Quick 32 Sportsman Series its sixth, and PBSS enters its fourth year of racing
CAYUGA, ONTARIO (January 20, 2014) – Racing dates for the upcoming season have been announced for the Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS).
Started in 2005, the PMRA has grown into one of the strongest Pro Modified series in this popular class, presenting a solid contingent of teams at some of the best facilities in Eastern Canada and the United States. The PMRA has become a major player in the Pro Modified ranks, and has produced some of the best racing of this nature in North America with top cars and drivers doing battle on drag strips in Ontario, Michigan, and Maryland.