CAYUGA, ONTARIO (October 22, 2013) – One of the strongest competitors in a competitive field, Pro Bike rider Dave Vandereyken placed third in the 2013 Pro Bike & Sled Series Championship Point Award Series with his Suzuki.
Now in its third year, the PBSS is presented by Wiseco Performance Products.
Running five of six events on this year’s PBSS card, Vandereyken, of Acton, Ontario, did not race at the opener at Martin, Michigan. He qualified ninth for the next event, held on the Cayuga Dragway of Toronto Motorsports Park, and was eliminated in the semi-final.
For the next race, the South Coast Community Weekend, held at Cayuga, he qualified sixth and went all the way with his Suzuki, eliminating 2013 PBSS champion Dan Cryderman of Thamesville, Ontario in the final round.
In the next race, Vandereyken qualified eighth and was out in the second round, while in the next event, held at the Grand Bend Motorplex, he qualified eighth again and was out in the first. For the final race, he qualified third and was eliminated in the semi-final.
The Suzuki, a GS 1100E model, is powered by a 1425-cc engine and a modified stock chassis with a five-speed transmission and Slider carburetor, and propels the rider of the Animal Racing team down the quarter mile in the high-eight second range at speeds up to 140 mph.
Louise Reid is crew chief for the team, which receives sponsorship from Halton Power and Koojo Powder Coating.
The Annual “Night of Champions” Championship Point Award Series Banquet for the Pro Modified Racing Association (PMRA), the Quick 32 Sportsman Series and the Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS) will be held at the Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre in Burlington, Ontario on Saturday, November 16, 2013.
The Pro Bike & Sled Series, www.PBSS.ca, also competes with its two companion series, the Pro Modified Racing Association, www.PMRA.ca and the Quick 32 Sportsman Series, www.Quick32.ca providing fans and exciting and complete experience of 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