The much anticipated return of NHRA Lucas Oil Series level Sportsman class drag racing is on the menu for Canadian fans this coming weekend…
Toronto Motorsports Park’s Cayuga Dragway will host it’s first ever NHRA Northeast Division National Open Series event – June 17-19th.
TMP’s Divisional Points Meet is the second of five events in the 2016 series, sponsored by electronic retailer P.C. Richard. & Son and will include Stock, Super Stock, Super Comp, Super Gas and Super Street, as well as Race Cayuga Sportsman Series action.
Headlining the event will be a Stock/Super Stock Shootout, with two separate races and a $20,000(US) total purse for the two events. A wide variety of cars are expected, including Chevrolet COPO Camaros, Ford Cobra Jets, and FCA (Chrysler) Drag Pak factory-built race cars.
The Stock/Super Stock Shootout is being presented by John Scotti, a prominent figure in Canadian motorsports and founder of the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame. Profits from money raised at these two races will be donated to the non-profit Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame.
The National Open will be held June 17-19 with race gates opening on Thursday, June 16. Open testing starts Friday, June 17. Time trials and eliminations will take place both Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, beginning at 10:00 am. Trackside camping and VIP suites are available.