Drag Racing book now on sale by PMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and PBSS Media Director Tim Miller

bookLimited quantities available, would make a great Christmas gift

CAYUGA, ON – September 18 – Looking for a great Christmas present for your favorite drag racing fan?

Limited qualities of Drag Racing, the World’s Fastest Sport, are now available. Written by Tim Miller, noted motorsports author and Media Director of the Pro Modified Racing Association, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and Pro Bike & Sled Series, this 208-page book is lavishly illustrated and covers all aspect of drag racing, from its roots on the dry lake beds to profiles on the latest drivers and teams.

Other features include in-depth accounts of some of the sport’s legends such as Don Garlits, Shirley Muldowney and Tommy Ivo, a drag racing primer, and a breakdown of all racing classes.

Some of the accolades for the book include:

“Loaded with great photos…Tim’s book would make a great gift for anyone with even a casual interest in the sport.” – Performance in Motion

Everitt wins the final race and Schmid wins the championship in Quick 32 Sportsman Series drag racing for 2014

D3S_3723GRAND BEND, ONTARIO (September 9, 2014)  – The final event of the 2014 Quick 32 Sportsman Series, held at the Grand Bend Motorplex, resulted in a first-time event winner, and a first-time series champion.

Mike Everitt won the race, and Jon Schmid won the Championship Point Award Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts.

For Top Dragster driver Everitt, of Stratford, Ontario, it was an eventful weekend. The team struggled with mechanical issues throughout the weekend, but the group pulled together to win their first event.

“We had some issues,” said Everitt after the race. “All weekend we had nitrous problems and then rewired the whole car after the second qualifier. We ran the last passes with all motor but consistency and luck played a bit part in our win.

Roth, Everitt, and Catanzaro win drag race finals at Grand Bend Motorplex

22014 Championships also declared with Roth in PMRA, Schmid in Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and Cryderman in PBSS

GRAND BEND, ONTARIO (August 31, 2014) – Going into the “Thunder by the Beach” race weekend at the Grand Bend Motorplex over the weekend, championship titles were on the line as racers took to the quarter mile in the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series.

This was the final event of 2014 for all three series.

And when the tire smoke had settled late Sunday afternoon, 2014 season champions were declared in all three drag race series, two titles by the smallest of margins.

Drag racing champs to be determined this weekend at Grand Bend’s popular “Thunder by the Beach” August 29-31

2PMRA, Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and PBSS finals to be held along with Nitro Altered and Jet Car racing

CAYUGA, ONTARIO (August 28, 2014) – The final race in the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series takes place this weekend, and this event could determine the 2014 champions.

Presented by Teamsters Canada and Local 879, the “Thunder by the Beach” racing weekend will be held at the Grand Bend Motorplex August 29-31, and promises an exciting climax to the drag racing season with a large contingent of cars in many classes.

Three-time PMRA champion Bruce Boland will be on his game trying for his fourth title. The Stoney Creek racer with the B&B Racing 1968 Firebird Pro Modified leads the Championship Point Award Series at present with 1072 points, but he will have his work cut out for him, as fellow racer Jeff Roth of New Dundee, Ontario is close behind with 1056 points with his 1941 Willys Pro Modified.

Grand Bend Motorplex gearing up for big Labor Day weekend of drag racing

Pro-Mod“Thunder by the Beach” to feature Funny Cars, Jets, and PMRA Pro Modifieds

GRAND BEND, ONTARIO (August 18, 2014) – The Grand Bend Motorplex will once again celebrate the upcoming Labor Day weekend with its traditional “Thunder by the Beach” weekend offering a great three-day show of drag racing action.

Presented by Teamsters Canada and Local 879, fans will be able to watch a wide variety of racing August 29-31 at the quarter-mile facility in Southwestern Ontario.

Coming into its final event for 2014, teams in the Pro Modified Racing Association will take to the track running on all cylinders in the tight Championship Point Award Series race. The two companion series of the PMRA, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, presented by NAPA Auto Parts, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series, presented by Wiseco Performance Products, will also be racing over the holiday weekend.