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Spencer Hyde to drive new car in Quick 32 Sportsman Series

Spencer Hyde will be racing a new car in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts this year, and he will be concentrating on more consistency. And with the new car, the driver of the Hyde Racing Top Sportsman added this car will not use nitrous. We were having trouble with the nitrous setup, said the full-time college student. We wanted to get rid of it completely as we found it finicky. And without the nitrous, we think it will be one more positive step to help us get down the track.

Monday, 02 April 2012 10:05 Published in Press Releases


DRAGS: Canadian Ike Maier competes in two classes at the NHRA Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (March 15, 2012) - Ike Maier showed up at the fabled NHRA Florida drag strip for NHRA Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals last weekend hoping to successfully compete in both the Top Fuel Dragster and Pro Modified classes, but just missed the mark.

Sunday, 18 March 2012 17:11 Published in Press Releases


IHRA mourns the loss of Jim Weinert

Everyone knew the man with the cigar. And it is with great sadness that the IHRA family announces the passing of Jim Weinert, who died in his sleep last night.Fans, racers, owners and anyone involved in the world of drag racing knew who Jim Weinert was and what he did. "Big Jim", as he became known to many, was the Picasso of track prep. He was a staple on the Norwalk Raceway Park starting line for years before joining the IHRA team and managing the field operations and track preparation at every IHRA national event since the 90s. His prep work was unmatched and heralded by racers.

Wednesday, 07 March 2012 14:26 Published in Breaking News


DRAGS: Mark Martino stoked for 2012 debut in Florida

For east coast drag racers and fans, the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals presented by NAPAFilters.com represents a pilgrimage of sorts, providing a getaway from the deep freeze most of them have been under for the last four months. For Mark Martino and his DeSantis Crane Service Pro Stock team the anticipation of a new season is that much higher provided this will be their first event of the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, which rolls into Florida with two events already in the books.

Monday, 05 March 2012 18:44 Published in Press Releases


Canadian Kenny Lang ready to crank it up at the Gatornationals

Kenny Lang has done nothing but improve year after year since he first came on to the Pro Modified scene in the late 90's, including two IHRA championships and last season's fourth place finish in the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by Pro Care Rx.With the start of the 2012 season only days away and the strength of his sponsors, including major sponsor Summit Racing Equipment, backing him, Lang has his sights set on one thing, the series championship.

Monday, 05 March 2012 18:19 Published in Breaking News


Steve Corriveau looking for successful year with Chevy II

FONTHILL. ONTARIO (February 7. 2012) – The Cor Con Racing 1967 Chevy II Top Sportsman entry plans to have a more successful season for 2012 in Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts competition.

“Last year we had a lot of growing pains,” said Steve Corriveau, driver of the Deuce. “We had no issues with the motor, but we did with everything else.”

Wednesday, 08 February 2012 10:56 Published in Press Releases


Wiseco Performance Products returns as title sponsor for PBSS drag racing

WOODSTOCK, ONTARIO (January 31, 2012) – After a successful initial season, Wiseco Performance Products will once again be title sponsor for the Pro Bike & Sled Series.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012 09:35 Published in Press Releases


DRAGS: Ideal Supply and NAPA continue support of Quick 32 Sportsman Series

LISTOWEL, ONTARIO (January 23, 2012) – The Quick 32 Sportsman Series is pleased to announce the continued support of Ideal Supply and NAPA for the popular drag race series.The auto parts, electrical components, and industrial automation company, which has provided major sponsorship to the Quick 32 Sportsman Series for the past three years, will offer the same support for the next two years.

Monday, 23 January 2012 22:19 Published in Press Releases


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