Canada’s Biggest Drag Race, Gets More BOOM!

Canada’s Biggest Drag Race, Gets More BOOM!

Written by  Paul Spriet on Thursday, 19 July 2018 19:12

GRAND BEND, ON (Ju;y 19, 2018)- The Nineteenth Annual Mopar Canadian Nationals at Grand Bend Motorplex, continues to grow and expand, for the first time ever, there will be THREE, not one, not two, but THREE JET TRUCKS at one event.

In addition to side by side runs from Jet trucks Homewrecker and Boneshaker, the Hellfire Jet Freightliner has been added to the program.

The Hellfire, the world’s fastest Freightliner, is driven by Russ Lethbridge of Caledonia, Ontario. The Homewrecker Jet truck is driven by Jerry McCart of Sarasota, Florida. And the Boneshaker Jet truck is driven by Ricky “Hollywood” Kopp of Oakville, Ontario.

In addition to three jet trucks, the Northern Warrior Jet Dragster driven by Neale Armstrong, The Detailers Wheel Standing Fire Truck driven by Rick “The Shoe” Reams, there will also be six Nitro Harleys, four Nitro Funny Cars, and four Top Fuel Cars, the Fastest cars on the planet!

In Top Fuel, NHRA Champ Larry Dixon will appear again, as will IHRA Champ Bruce Litton, NHRA competitor Kyle Wurtzel, and the newest NHRA certified Top Fuel driver, Audrey Worm. Add in two A fuelers, Eastern Canada’s two premier cars, Jeff Veale from Ontario and Dan Mercier from Montreal Quebec. Four Nostalgia Nitro Funny cars, Six Nitro Harleys, a Firetruck Wheelstander, Pro Mods, Top Sportsman/Dragsters, Outlaw 10.5 match races, and a few hundred sportsman racers. This is our biggest show in a long long time !

The Mopar Canadian Nationals runs from August 3-5, 2018. For more details, visit

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