GRAND BEND, ONTARIO (August 8, 2013)– The next event for the Quick 32 Sportsman Series will be the upcoming annual and popular 19th Annual Stratford Spectacular Hot August Nationals presented by Ideal Supply & NAPA Auto Parts at the Grand Bend Motorplex August 9-11.
This will be the fifth race on the six-event schedule for 2013. The series is presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Racing gets underway Friday July 9 with round one of qualifying for the Quick 32 Sportsman Series at 7:15 pm, but the weekend starts Thursday, August 8 with a Fan Fest Party hosted by Boston Pizza in Stratford.
After the Friday qualifying session scheduled for 7 pm, live entertainment will be presented by Ideal Supply in the NAPA tent.
The regular weekend program continues with more qualifying Saturday August 10 at 4 and 7 pm, with eliminations scheduled to take place Sunday August 11 at 11:15 am, and 2 and 4:30 pm.
Leading the series at present is former champion Kevin Wicke of Stratford, Ontario, followed by Spencer Hyde, also of Stratford. The team of Wilson & Gray is next, and these three teams race Top Sportsman entries. The Top Dragsters of Melanie Simmons Salemi of Orillia, Ontario, and Jeff Moser of Bamberg, Ontario, round out the top five.
Along with regular qualifying and elimination racing at Stratford Spectacular Hot August Nationals, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series will feature the quickest eight Top Dragster and Top Sportsman teams from the first two rounds of Quick 32 Sportsman Series qualifying (Friday night and Saturday afternoon) to compete in a run-off “HEADS UP” event Saturday night under the lights.
Plus, the Stratford Spectacular Hot August Nationals presented by Ideal Supply & NAPA Auto Parts will feature a nitromethane-burning Top Fuel Dragster, Nitro Nostalgia Funny Cars and the NDRA Alcohol Funny Car Series.
Complimentary spectator event tickets will be available at Ideal Supply & NAPA Auto Parts locations across Ontario, at businesses in Stratford and the surrounding areas, or by contacting the Pro Modified Racing Association, the Quick 32 Sportsman Series or the Pro Bike & Sled Series.
General parking is $25 per car load and weekend camping is available.
Tickets can be downloaded at http://www.pmra.ca/uploaded-content/2013/06/2013-Hot-August-Nationals-Ticket.pdf
For information about the Stratford Spectacular Hot August Nationals presented by Ideal Supply & NAPA Auto Parts at the Grand Bend Motorplex, call (519) 238-7223, visit www.grandbendmotorplex.com or www.stratfordspectacular.com
The Quick 32 Sportsman Series www.Quick32.ca will compete at all these events in conjunction with its companion series, the Pro Modified Racing Association, www.PMRA.ca, and the Pro Bike & Sled Series www.PBSS.ca, providing an exciting, colorful, and complete show of the best in drag racing action.
For more information, please contact:
Bruce F. Mehlenbacher/ Director of Operations
Telephone: (905) 772-1800 Ext. #22
Cellular: (905) 517-5345
Tim Miller/ Media Director
Telephone: (905) 870-1456
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