Canadian Photo Extra – NHRA New England Edition
Canadian cars descended in mass to New England Dragway last weekend to compete in the NHRA’s Auto-Plus Nationals! Here is a photo essay (courtesy of valued contributor Steve Embling) that includes a large contingent of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series racer highlights……
Nova Scotia’s John Armstrong qualified his feared SSA/A Corvette #1 in Super Stock overall with a 1.004 sub index run. John lost out in Round #3
Mopar fans went “Lady GaGa” over the classic ’64 Dodge B/SA entered by Quebec’s Serge Couterier.
That’s non other then Alberta’s Eddy Plaizier racing his S/G Corvette at New England Dragway — his first ever East coast event appearance.
DragRaceCanada has always loved this cool Turbo-charged Mopar raced by Quebec’s Cedric Beaulieu in Top Sportsman
Versatile racer Todd Paton made his first Top Fuel appearance of the season driving the Paton Racing dragster. Todd qualified on the bump and lost out to Antron Brown in round #1
Quebec’s Alain Berard had a terrific run in Super Street at New England – he took his ’68 Nova to the 5th round in competition.
New Brunswick’s Wendall Howes who normally runs a SS/AA Barracuda ran this SS/IA class version at Epping
There is not many Top Sportsman cars out there that are “prettier” then Gerald Milette’s Corvette from Quebec
Charlie Kenopic (from Renfrew ON) was the top finishing Canadian in S/G — placing in the final four.
Mathieu Beriault had a superb run in Stock — he went to round #5 before his G/SA ’69 Nova lost out.
One of Quebec’s best racers – Luc Augers – qualified #3 in Top Sportsman with his GTO
Alberta’s Casey Plaizier who will be in competition at the Jegs ALLSTARs event next week entered his ’56 Chevy in Super Street.
Photos by: Steve Embling
For more images from the NHRA New England Nationals visit our event photo gallery: HERE