NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO (December 11, 2017) Southern Ontario’s Jarrod Kolne had an outstanding start to his class racing career. Not only did he finish in fifth place in this year’s Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series points chase, he also took home Rookie of the Year honours.
The Cayuga, Ontario based racer has had lots of success in the bracket racing ranks. In 2017, he set his sights on 10.90 index racing and found himself competing at the top of the field.
Along with earning a number one qualifier this year, Kolne was seen deep into eliminations many times and ended the season with his first TNTSS final round appearance, earning a runner-up to veteran Harry Phelps.
“I’d love to thank my dad Mike, my whole family, my girlfriend Adrienne Canfield, Chris VanBalen and Snow Mexican race cars,” said Kolne. “Then my sponsors Tim Orser Lift Services, Walter Baker and Blastall. It was my tenth year of racing in which I won my tenth championship in RCSS Super Pro. It was our first year with the race car and to get into the top five is pretty amazing to us.”
“I’d love to thank everyone who volunteers time with the series and all the tracks and sponsors of the series. Easily the toughest racing I have been a part of.”
Kolne’s weapon of choice is a 1984 Camaro powered by a 461 Chevrolet. It has run as quick as 9.99 at 134 mph.
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About the Joe’s Transmission TNT Super Series (TNTSS):
Since it began in 2006, the TNT Super Series has grown into one of the strongest, most competitive sportsman drag racing series in North America and has catapulted many competitors to success on the national stage.
The TNTSS is a self-governing organization operating with input from its teams. Based on NHRA’s Super Street & IHRA’s Hot Rod classes, competitors run on a 10.90 index in the 1/4 mile (7.00 in the 1/8 mile) and race for a guaranteed purse that pays back more than 100% of the racer’s entry fees. The yearend points fund provides $15,000 cash & prizes to the top finishers.
The TNTSS is committed to providing the highest level of competition backed by solid media support to showcase its participants across North America. Events are contested at various drag racing facilities in southern Ontario and western New York and put on a spectacular show for the drag racing fan.
About Joe’s Transmission
Joe Boniferro has owned and operated Joe’s Transmission Service in Niagara Falls, Ontario since 1984. From the original single bay location, the business has progressed to a six bay, five employee automotive complex on Arthur Street. The two storey building houses Joe’s Transmission (Commercial, Fleet and Performance Divisions) and Al’s Radiator Service. They sell and install aftermarket high performance parts and accessories. As a Firestone Dealer they sell and install drag racing tires. Their specialty is building and repairing high performance transmissions. Contact Joe and his team at (905) 374-6116 or visit them online at www.joestransmission.com .
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TNTSS – Media Relations